Trump’s Hypocrisy on Muhammad Ali

Late last year, President Obama gave a talk in which he mentioned that some of our greatest athletes have been Muslims. Donald Trump predictably responded, wondering who he could possibly have been talking about. This is what he tweeted: … [Read more...]

The Idiotic Reason Walid Shoebat Won’t Fly

Walid Shoebat, the Christian fascist father of Theodore Shoebat, did an interview recently where he was asked about the Egyptian flight that was apparently taken down by a Muslim fundamentalist pilot. He says he won't fly at all anymore because he can't be sure the pilot isn't Muslim. … [Read more...]

Gordon Klingenschmitt: ‘Religious Freedom’ Advocate

Our old pal Gordon Klingenschmitt, alleged advocate of the free expression of religion in the military, says that the Citadel was right to deny a Muslim cadet's request to be allowed to wear a headscarf with her uniform. His, uh, "reasoning" is every bit as inane as you would expect from him. … [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...]

Anti-Islam Protesters Go Full-On White Supremacist

A group of bigots in Houston held a protest against an Islamic center that was started by NBA hall of famer Hakeem Olajuwon several years ago, but they were dwarfed by about five times as many counter-protesters. The bigots left no question where they stood, carrying signs that said "white lives matter" and yelling "white power." … [Read more...]

Another Bigot Thinks Sikhs Are Muslims

Hoboken, New Jersey City Councilman Ravinder Bhalla is a Sikh. That seems to have caught the attention of yet another ignorant, dumbass bigot who doesn't know the difference between a Sikh and a Muslim. And since he thinks all Muslims are terrorists and Sikhs are Muslims, Bhalla must be a terrorist. … [Read more...]

No, Islamophobia is Not an ‘Oxymoron’

Armin Navabi has a post at Atheist Republic declaring that Islamophobia is an "oxymoron" that is only used by "Muslim apologists" who are trying to silence criticism of Islam. He's wrong about that. Islamophobia may be used wrongly sometimes, but it is a very real thing, especially in the United States. … [Read more...]

Wingnuts Fail to Remove Norquist from NRA Board

Glenn Beck and many other first-class bigots have led an effort to have anti-tax guru Grover Norquist removed from the board of the NRA on the bizarre grounds that he's a secret agent for Muslim terrorists. Their recall effort has now failed and Norquist will remain on the board. … [Read more...]

KS Tea Party Wingnut: Islam is Illegal in America!

A Kansas Tea Partier who once tried to affect a citizen's arrest on President Obama (yeah, good luck with that) has now taken to harassing Muslims around the state and declaring that the people must be ready to "strike" their mosques because Islam is illegal in America. … [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...]

Man Pleads Guilty to Ripping Hijab Off Muslim Woman

From the This is Why Donald Trump Won the Nomination Department: A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges after he forcefully pulled a hijab off a Muslim woman during a flight, while yelling "this is America" at her. … [Read more...]

Debate Team Boycott Works; Championships Pulled From Liberty U

Huge props to those high school debate teams in Virginia who boycotted the state tournament because it was being held at Liberty University in protest of Jerry Falwell, Jr's blatant bigotry against Muslims, a great many of whom are on debate teams. Liberty has now lost a whole bunch of state championship events. … [Read more...]