Brian Tashman

With Obama Gone, Survivalists Find New Ways to Sell the Apocalypse

During Barack Obama’s presidency, conservative doomsday peddlers cashed in on the paranoia they helped spread, selling firearms, prepper food, and survivalist gear to the followers they convinced that the end was near. Now, these apocalypse hucksters are facing a dilemma in the form of Donald Trump. While most enthusiastically supported Trump’s presidential run—some even hailing him as a savior—the Trump presidency has been damaging to their bottom lines.

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Donald Trump's 100 Days Have Been a Hand-Wrapped Gift to the Religious Right

President Trump’s first 100 days in office, judging by his own campaign promises, have been a disaster, with his administration bogged down by scandals, infighting, and ineptitude.

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Donald Trump Keeps Pushing Alex Jones’ Conspiracy Theories

On Monday, President Trump told yet another blatant falsehood, alleging that the media has covered up several terrorist attacks, a bogus claim that became even more laughable when the White House released a list of widely-covered attacks in a humiliating attempt to substantiate Trump’s assertion.

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10 Right-Wing Predictions About Obama That Never Came True

For eight years, right-wing activists have been making dire predictions about what  President Obama would do during his time in office. Some have warned that the president will begin seizing guns and arresting critics any day now. More than a few worried that the president would invade Texas or organize his own private army for other nefarious purposes.

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End Times Pastor Tom Horn: Donald Trump Could Be the Messiah or His Forerunner

Televangelist Jim Bakker hosted several fellow End Times preachers on his television program today to discuss the prophetic implications of the presidential election.

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The Fact-Free White House: Donald Trump Assembles a Team of Conspiracy Theorists

Donald Trump spent his presidential campaign promoting false claims and wild conspiracy theories, a habit he hasn’t broken since becoming president-elect. It shouldn’t be surprising, then, that as he builds out his Cabinet and administration Trump is choosing to surround himself with people who similarly gravitate toward fake news and baseless propaganda.

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How Trump Has Helped the Christian Right Return to Its White Nationalist Roots

It will be difficult for Religious Right leaders to position themselves as the principled guardians of “family values” after tying their political fortunes so closely with those of Donald Trump.

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Donald Trump Just Can’t Let Go Of Alex Jones

Donald Trump’s conspiracy-theory-ridden presidential campaign didn’t emerge from a vacuum. Many of the bogus claims that Trump has leaned on in his campaigns are ones that we’ve been hearing from Republican politicians for years, such as the allegations that climate change is a myth or that Democrats use massive voter fraud to win elections.

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Ann Coulter Blames Atheism for #NeverTrump Movement

Ann Coulter joined conservative radio host Eric Metaxas, a fellow Donald Trump fan, on his radio program yesterday, where the two criticized Never Trump conservatives such as Thomas Sowell, Erick Erickson, George Will and Charles Murray and warned that America will collapse if Trump doesn’t win the upcoming election.

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Pat Robertson: 'Demonic' Dungeons & Dragons 'Captures' Its Players

Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson issued yet another warning about the perils of Dungeons & Dragons, this time after a viewer claimed that “really weird things” started happening in her house after her husband began playing an online game that “includes elements of witchcraft.”

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