Fischer Still Lying About Ebola Travel Restrictions

No useful lie ever dies, especially when it involves the Christian right -- you know, those arbiters of morality who are so much more ethical than the rest of us. That's why Bryan Fischer keeps repeating this lie about travel restrictions during the Ebola outbreak a couple years ago: … [Read more...]

7th Circuit Panel Mocks Indiana Attorneys Over Syrian Refugees

Like several other states, Indiana has attempt to prevent the settlement of any Syrian refugees in their fair land. Like every other state, they got sued and lost. But Indiana appealed to the 7th Circuit and let's just say it isn't going well for them so far. … [Read more...]

The Worst of the Islamophobes Turn on Each Other

There's a war a'brewin' between the most far-right Islamophobes in the country. Theodore Shoebat is now declaring that Pam Geller should be put to death because she appeared at a "gays for Trump" (seriously, WTF?) rally. Longtime Friend of Dispatches Richard Bartholomew has the details. … [Read more...]

I’m Sure Glad Islamophobia Isn’t a Thing

For those who claim that Islamophobia is a term invented to shut down all criticism of Islam, let me present a couple stories. In Georgia, a far-right militia group threatened violence against a mosque being constructed, canceling, for now at least, the project. … [Read more...]

Glenn Beck Settles Defamation Suit

Glenn Beck has settled the lawsuit filed against him by Abdulrahman Alharbi, a Saudi student that Beck slandered by repeatedly claiming that he was the "money man" behind the Boston Marathon bombing when he was actually just an innocent bystander who was injured in the bombing. … [Read more...]

King: Kaepernick is Helping ISIS!

You can always count on Rep. Steve King, the second dumbest man in the U.S. House, to take the usual faux outrage and turn it up to 11. He says that Colin Kaepernick is helping ISIS by refusing to stand for the National Anthem and should be fired. … [Read more...]

Clinton Right About the ‘Basket of Deplorables’

This weekend Hillary Clinton said that about half of Donald Trump's supporters could be characterized as a "basket of deplorables." Trump actually demanded an apology, which shows some galactic-level chutzpah given the vile things he says on a daily basis. But as Ta-Nehisi Coates points out, she was not wrong. … [Read more...]

Defamation Suit Against Beck is Sharia Law!

Philip Haney, a former DHS employee turned far-right conspiracy theorist and anti-Islam activist, makes the absolutely bizarre claim that the defamation suit against Glenn Beck by a Saudi student he slandered horribly is an attempt to spread Sharia law. … [Read more...]

Pam Geller Lies; Film at 11

Pam Geller, an unhinged anti-Muslim bigot, told a whopper of a lie in an interview with a right-wing radio host, claiming that Hillary Clinton said that she was going to shut down In fact, the email from her campaign said the exact opposite. … [Read more...]

Islamophobia Gets More Muslims Booted Off a Plane

Here's yet another case where paranoid bigots on planes got Muslims removed from their flights and investigated merely for being Muslim. In this case, two passengers claimed that they saw Arabic text on their cell phones, as if that were a good reason to think they were terrorists. … [Read more...]

Gaffney Group Launches Bigoted Attack on Muslim Fencer

On the website of Frank Gaffney's highly Islamophobic Family Security Matters, Paul Hollrah has an absolutely asinine article about Ibtihaj Muhammad, the Muslim-American fencer who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. As usual, they see conspiracies everywhere. … [Read more...]

Brian Kilmeade: Still an Idiot

Brian Kilmeade, who still holds the #2 spot on my list of the dumbest people on Fox News (behind Steve Doocy, of course), strengthens his hold on that spot with his attempted defense of Trump's anti-Muslim immigration policies by reference to the Alien and Sedition Acts. … [Read more...]