Attorneys Offering to Defend Trump Accusers Pro Bono

Since Donald Trump announced that he will be suing all of the women who have accused him of sexual harassment or assault, a number of prominent attorneys have offered to defend them all pro bono -- including Larry Tribe, who is pretty much a legend in appellate law. … [Read more...]

Young Kids’ Football Season Canceled Over Anthem Protests

A football team for 11 and 12 year old kids in Beaumont, Texas has had their entire season canceled because they all knelt in unison to protest against racial injustice. This after receiving threats of violence after they did it the first time. … [Read more...]

NY Times Writes Amusing Response to Trump’s Huff and Puff Letter

When I wrote about Trump's lawyer sending a demand for a retraction and an apology to the New York Times, I scoffed at the idea that his lawyer could possibly think that they would find it intimidating. The Times has now written a response, and let's just say they don't seem to be taking it very seriously either. … [Read more...]

Trump Campaign’s Deliciously Ironic Response to New Allegations

On Wednesday night Donald Trump was hit with yet more accusations of having kissed and groped women against their will and his campaign went into overdrive, cranking out a delightfully ironic and oblivious statement from his communications director: … [Read more...]

Another Man Arrested for Flag Desecration

It's been 25 years since the Supreme Court overturned all laws against flag "desecration," but word seems to travel might slow to some parts of the country. The police in Lafayette, Louisiana have arrested a man for setting a flag on fire. The ACLU of Louisiana tries to educate the ignorant local police: … [Read more...]

Principal Promises to Defy Constitution if Students Don’t Stand for Pledge

A public school principal in Florida is promising -- threatening -- to violate the rights of students by punishing them if they don't stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or National Anthem. Please try that. You'll be sued and you'll lose. … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer Declares Kaepernick a Criminal

Bryan Fischer is, as always, utterly clueless and hypocritical when it comes to Colin Kaepernick's protest. He actually declares him to be a criminal because he's violating the U.S. Flag Code, a law that is customary only and carries no civil or criminal penalties whatsoever. … [Read more...]

State Department Calls for End of All Blasphemy Laws

The U.S. Department of State issued a very strong statement calling for the end of all blasphemy laws in every nation in the world. It notes that such laws exist, in forms that range from relatively innocuous to outright barbaric, in half the nations of the world. … [Read more...]

Raid to Find Critical Blogger Ruled Unconstitutional

When a Louisiana sheriff raided the home of someone he thought might be an anonymous blogger who had been criticizing him a few weeks ago, it was quite obvious that the search was unconstitutional despite a judge having signed the warrant. An appeals court has now ruled as such. … [Read more...]

Horowitz Wants Soros Sued or Jailed to Be ‘Shut Down’

David Horowitz, the former communist turned right wing gasbag, still apparently loves the idea of the gulag for his political enemies. In an interview with JD Hayworth, he said he wants George Soros either sued or jailed in order to shut him down. … [Read more...]

State Dept. Religious Freedom Report Strongly Criticizes Blasphemy Laws

The U.S. State Department puts out a report every year on religious freedom around the world and this year's report strongly criticizes laws that punish "blasphemy," which are enforced primarily, but not exclusively, in Muslim countries. … [Read more...]

Trump Trying to Legally Intimidate Ghostwriter

Tony Schwartz, the man who wrote Donald Trump's book The Art of the Deal spoke out this week about the dangers of putting Donald Trump in the White House and now Trump, true to form, is trying to legally intimidate him into shutting up: … [Read more...]