Bryan Fischer Invents Some History

Bryan Fischer is arguing, as he long has, that we should prohibit all Muslims from coming to the United States, and he is inventing some history to do it. He compares people from Muslim countries to people from the countries where the Ebola virus was common and falsely claims that we stopped immigration from those countries. … [Read more...]

The Dumbest Argument Ever for Trump’s Infamous Wall

Just when you think you've heard every dumb argument possible, the wingnuts go and top themselves. In an article at the American Family Association's "news" site, OneNewsNow, a pastor offers up this asinine argument for why Trump should build that wall on the Mexican border: … [Read more...]

Trump’s Usual Lack of Facts on Orlando Massacre

In the wake of the massacre of dozens of LGBT people in a gay bar in Orlando, Donald Trump displayed his usual lack of concern for the facts, claiming that the killer was "born in Afghan" (whatever that is). In reality, he was born in the same place Trump was. … [Read more...]

Sessions’ ‘Biblical’ Views on Immigration

We are used to hearing right-wing politicians claiming that the Bible supports their policy position even when it actually contradicts it completely, so it's no surprise that Sen. Jeff Sessions claims that his anti-immigration policies are based on the Bible. … [Read more...]

Texas Valedictorian Reveals Undocumented Status at Graduation

Here's the remarkable story of Larissa Martinez, the valedictorian at McKinney Boyd High School in Texas. During her speech at graduation, she revealed that she is an undocumented immigrant, one of the millions that Donald Trump wants to round up and send back to Mexico. … [Read more...]

Priebus: Trump Knows He Needs to ‘Evolve’ Hispanic Rhetoric

It's quite amusing watching Reince Priebus put on a happy face and pretend that everything is going just fine with Donald Trump as the presumptive Republican nominee. Is he lying or merely naive when he says that Trump knows that his rhetoric and "tone" about Hispanics has to "evolve"? … [Read more...]

Racist: Roots Remake a ‘Globalist’ Plot to Start Race War

William Gheen, the thoroughly racist leader of the Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, has come up with a brand spanking new conspiracy theory. The remake of the epic movie about slavery, Roots, is a "globalist" plot to spark anti-white violence. … [Read more...]

White Supremacist Conference Loves Them Some Trump

This past weekend was the American Renaissance Conference in the hills of Tennessee and attendance jumped by 50% this year, primarily because of all the excitement over Donald Trump's candidacy. Talking Points Memo was there and interviewed many of the participants. They report on what they saw. … [Read more...]

Trump Team Walking Back Muslim Ban Again

After making it one of the two major policies he advocated during the primary, Trump is clearly trying to back away from his ban on Muslim immigration and tourism. First Trump himself said it was just a suggestion, now his advisers are trying to woo Muslim voters (good luck with that!) by pretending it was no big deal. … [Read more...]

Trump: Syrian Refugees Have ISIS Cell Phones!

Donald Trump's latest bit of inanity on the subject of Muslim immigration came on an anti-immigration radio show when he claimed, with no evidence whatsoever, that Syrian refugees coming to this country have cell phones paid for by ISIS and they're going to launch another 9/11. … [Read more...]

Bill Submitted to Ban Religious Restrictions on Immigrants

In response to Donald Trump's bigoted and xenophobic proposal to ban all Muslim immigration and tourism, a group of Democrats in the House of Representatives, and one lone Republican, have introduced a bill that would forbid religious discrimination in immigration decisions. … [Read more...]

What’s Going to Trigger Obama’s Police State Today?

Sometimes I wonder if the far right has a big wheel that they spin to decide what is going to be the trigger for Obama to declare a totalitarian police state on any given day. Agenda 21, Ebola, school shootings, Jade Helm 15. Erik Rush spins the wheel and it comes up -- drumroll please -- immigration. … [Read more...]