Teacher Berates Student for Not Reciting Pledge, Gets Fired

A substitute teacher at a high school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, berated a student who did not stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance in front of the class. She was fired by the district, but that doesn't go nearly far enough, in my view. … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson is Just Shocked that People Don’t Like Him Now

Mel Gibson, once one of the most popular movie stars in the entire world and now the object of derision, is shocked -- shocked, I tell ya -- that people are now treating him like a pariah just because he went on more than one anti-Semitic rant, with a side order of sexism and violent threats to his girlfriend. … [Read more...]

Oregon Militants Found Not Guilty???

In one of the most baffling verdicts I've ever hear of, the jury in the criminal case against Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five co-defendants have been found not guilty of taking over the Malheur wildlife refuge with the use of firearms. … [Read more...]

Adams: If ISIS Doesn’t Attack Before Election, They Support Hillary

The endlessly ridiculous Scott Adams of Dilbert fame took to Twitter to inform everyone that if ISIS does not pull of a terrorist attack before the election on Nov. 8, that will prove that they support Hillary Clinton and want her to win. … [Read more...]

Another Anti-Semitic Rant from Alex Jones

Nearly all of Alex Jones' conspiracies about the "new world order" and "global government" and "elites" who control the world are based in white supremacist and Nazi anti-Semitism. He tries to avoid being that up front about it, but he recently let his Nazi flag fly: … [Read more...]

Wingnut: Pro-Choicers are Worse than Hitler

Tamara Scott, a far-right radio talk show host and a member of the Republican National Committee, went full Godwin on her radio show recently and said that pro-choice politicians are not just like Hitler, but worse than Hitler. Because she says so. … [Read more...]

How Donald Trump Expresses His Condolences

If you haven't seen the blog post about John Travolta and Kelly Preston after the death of their 16 year old son. It is sort of Peak Trump in the sense that it tells you everything you need to know about him in only a few short paragraphs. … [Read more...]

Trump Pledges to Violate Court Order on Poll Watchers

Rachel Maddow highlighted a story Wednesday night that I can't believe I didn't think about earlier myself. It involved a consent decree issued in 1981 that forbids the Republican party from engaging in the kind of poll-watching that Trump is now recruiting his followers to engage in. … [Read more...]

‘Prophet’: Election a Choice Between ‘God’s Anchor’ or ‘Satan’s Woman’

I am endlessly amused to read all these Christian "prophets" turning Old Testament texts into predictions about this election, especially when they're really over the top. This one, called “Beware America: Renaissance or Ruination,” is an instant classic. … [Read more...]

Bakker: A ‘Known Prophet’ Says America Will be Nuked Soon

TV evangelist con man Jim Bakker brought a panel of end-times "experts" on his show to talk about how if Donald Trump doesn't win the election, we're all doomed. He first repeated the ridiculous claim that if Clinton is election, the church will have to move underground. … [Read more...]

Perkins: This Election is Last Chance to Save America

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A wingnut says that this is the most important election ever and that if their candidate doesn't win, America is done, destroyed, deceased, it will have shuffled off this mortal coil, it will be an ex-country. It's Tony Perkins turn this time. … [Read more...]

Arpaio: Feds Indicted Me to Destroy My Reelection Bid

Poor Joe Arpaio. For the first time in his decades long tenture as the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, he's actually being held accountable for his endless record of discrimination and unconstitutional practices. And like his buddy Donald Trump, it is, of course all a plot against him. … [Read more...]