Another Trumper Says Facts, Accuracy Don’t Matter

We have Scottie Nell Hughes the other day saying that facts don't exist all, only opinions and beliefs, and that as long as someone believes a claim, that's all that matters. Now Corey Lewandowski says that it's perfectly okay for Trump to make claims without evidence because people understand that they shouldn't believe everything he says. … [Read more...]

Black Santa Prompts Massive Racist Outburst, Boycott Calls

The Mall of America in Minnesota for the first time has a black man playing Santa for Christmas this year, doing the usual pictures with kids on his lap and asking them what they want for Christmas. Predictably, that has led to an explosion of racist outrage. … [Read more...]

DeVos’ Education Goal is to ‘Advance God’s Kingdom’

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's nominee to be the new secretary of education, is, like her entire family, a staunch fundamentalist and near-theocrat. She proves that yet again by saying that her goal in working on education reform is to "advance God's kingdom." … [Read more...]

Trump Again Uses Presidency to Help His Business

As his sycophants keep telling us that we can trust Trump not to do anything wrong with any conflicts of interest between his positions as president and as a businessman, he keeps proving that he can't be trusted in that regard. The latest example: … [Read more...]

Fox Guest: No Real Racism Exists, Only Reverse Racism

Infuriating twit Tucker Carlson had Heather MacDonald on his Fox News show and the two of them agreed that there is no such thing as actual racism -- sorry, "classical racism," whatever that might be -- anymore, only anti-white racism. … [Read more...]

The Cliff’s Notes Version of Alex Jones

Media Matters has a comprehensive guide to the bizarro world in which Alex Jones is king. It's a long list of some of Jones' crackpot conspiracy theories, but it doesn't even get all of them. You name the conspiracy theory, he either believes in it or invented. … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer Award Winner: David Barton

Of all the Bryan Fischer awards I've given out, this might be the most jaw-dropping one yet. It's like David Barton has finally reached peak David Barton. He actually had the audacity to say of another fake historian that if something he says is factually wrong, he should correct it. … [Read more...]

Fox Host: College Turned OSU Killer Into a Jihadist

The dolt collective at Fox News, led by Greg Gutfeld and Kimberly Guilfoyle, have decided that the young Muslim man who drove into a crowd of students at Ohio State and slashed people with a knife was "corrupted" into becoming a jihadist because he (allegedly) took a class that taught about microaggressions. … [Read more...]

MI Business Owner Goes on Racist, Threatening Rant

The owner of a business in Holland, Michigan (not far from where I live) decided on Tuesday to destroy his reputation with a vicious, racist, rant full of death threats at a black man he thought was sleeping with his girlfriend. … [Read more...]

Trump Team Explodes Over Accusation of Courting White Supremacists

The top officials from both of the presidential campaigns took part in a discussion at Harvard about the campaign and the Trump team, led by Kellyanne Conway, went ballistic when a Clinton adviser accused them of courting the white supremacist vote. … [Read more...]

Donald Trump and the Prosperity Gospel

Michael Schulson, an editor at Religion Dispatches, has an article in the Washington Post that picks up on something I've been talking about for months, that Trump has mainstreamed the prosperity gospel preachers. After all, he is essentially one of them. … [Read more...]

Trump Surrogate: There’s No Such Thing as Facts

Scottie Nell Hughes, who may well be the dullest of the whole gaggle of Trump media surrogate (and there's stiff competition for that title), went on the Diane Rehm show on NPR and declared that there's no such thing as facts anymore, it's all just opinion. … [Read more...]