Could Arpaio Finally Lose an Election?

Fascist Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been elected to office six times in a row despite costing the county more than $140 million in legal fees and settlements for his flagrant and continual violations of the Constitution. Could this year finally be his waterloo? … [Read more...]

American Christians Think They’re Terribly Persecuted

A new survey from the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute puts some hard numbers to what we already knew, that American Christians have convinced themselves that they are a terribly persecuted minority in a country they mostly dominate. … [Read more...]

Anti-Immigrant Leader: Trump Won’t Really Build a Wall

Dan Stein of the anti-immigrant group Federation for American Immigration Reform went on a radio show and told the host that Donald Trump doesn't really intend to build that big wall on the Southern border, it's just a metaphor for how he's going to get tough and stop illegal immigration. … [Read more...]

Trump Attacked Buchanan for Nativism and Bigotry

Let's set the Wayback Machine for 1999, when both Pat Buchanan and Donald Trump were running to get the presidential nomination of the Reform Party. And let's take a look at an op-ed that Trump wrote slamming Buchanan for attacking immigrants. … [Read more...]

Bigot: Immigrants Destroy Everything!

A guy named Dan Stein of the anti-immigration group Federation for American Immigration Reform went on a right-wing radio show and gave the standard "immigrants will cause a huge increase in crime and destroy our way of life" diatribe. … [Read more...]

White Christians Only Ones Who Support Trump’s Immigration Plans

A new study from the Public Religion Research Institute finds that the only demographic groups that support Donald Trump's plans to build a wall on the Mexican border and ban Muslim immigration and tourism are white Christians of every type. … [Read more...]

Limbaugh’s False Claims About Immigration

Rush Limbaugh made some statements on his show last week about immigration that are flat-out false. Most of the things he says are false, of course, so this should come as no surprise. He said that illegal immigrants are the "dregs of the world" and that Democrats are trying to turn them into reliable voters. … [Read more...]

ACLU Sues Over Religiously Limited Health Care for Undocumented Children

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over their grants to religious organizations to care for undocumented and unaccompanied minor immigrants in their custody because those groups refuse to provide the full range of health care services for them. … [Read more...]

SCOTUS Deadlocks on Obama Immigration Plan

The Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 on President Obama's immigration orders that would have deferred deportation for the undocumented parents of immigrants born in the United States and others, leaving the appeals court order, which struck down the plan, in place. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Ridiculous Claim on Cost of Refugee Resettlement

There's exaggeration, there's hyperbole, and then there's the shit Donald Trump says. During his speech going after Hillary Clinton on Wednesday he bizarrely claimed that she wants to spend "hundreds of billions of dollars" to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States. The real number: A little over one billion. … [Read more...]

Michael Savage and the Art of Psychopathic Projection

Michael Savage has always been a busy practitioner of the art of psychological projection, but on a recent show I think he went into a whole new stratosphere that I'm going to call psychopathic projection. Listen to what he had to say about President Obama being angry: … [Read more...]

House Republicans Want to Ban ALL Refugees

Apparently seeking to one-up their own bigoted nominee, a large group of House Republicans is preparing to submit a bill that would ban the resettlement of all refugees, from anywhere and for any reason. I'm so appalled by this I'm almost speechless. … [Read more...]