Spicer Says He ‘Clearly’ Meant Orlando When He Said Atlanta Repeatedly

For a change, Sean Spicer is having to spin and cover up for his own ignorant statements, not Trump's. After repeatedly referring to a non-existent terror attack in Atlanta, he defended himself by saying he "clearly meant Orlando." … [Read more...]

Trump: I Think Better Than Almost Anyone Else

What is it with Donald Trump always having to tell people how smart he (thinks he) is? He's been doing it constantly, throughout the campaign and continuing after occupying the White House. His latest ridiculous and empty boast: … [Read more...]

The Dumbest Thing You’ll Read Today

Joe Theismann was a great NFL quarterback who turned into one of the worst football analysts in existence (and there is a LOT of competition for that title). But when he tries to talk politics, as he did Steve Doocy, the dumbest man on television, he truly reveals what an idiot he is. … [Read more...]

Bannon vs Cabinet on the Immigration Order

The White House has been leaking like a sieve from the word go, revealing the internecine battles going on over both influence over Trump and specific policies. The Washington Post reports that Steve Bannon really battled several cabinet members over the immigration order. … [Read more...]

Refugee Vetter Explains Why Trump is Dead Wrong on Travel Ban

Natasha Hall was someone who did the vetting of refugees in Iraq and Syria for the government. She points out how incredibly rigorous the vetting process is -- far more than anyone else seeking asylum -- and the real human cost of even a delay in resettling those approved to the United States. … [Read more...]

Trump Exempts Israelis from Immigration Order

The White House keeps insisting that the recently issued immigration order, which stops travel from seven Middle Eastern countries, is not a ban on Muslims. But they've already said they would give preference to Christians from those countries and now they're exempting Israeli Jews as well. … [Read more...]

Baghdad Kellyanne’s Latest ‘Alternative Fact’

Baghdad Kellyanne Conway has invented a new alternative fact and it's a doozy. In trying to justify Trump's anti-Muslim immigration order, she cited a "Bowling Green massacre" masterminded by two Iraqi refugees. There was no such event. And she even got snotty about the press not covering it. … [Read more...]

Center for Inquiry Condemns Anti-Muslim Immigration Order

The Center for Inquiry put out a statement unequivocally condemning Trump's anti-Muslim immigration order, calling it an "act of cruelty" that illegally engages in discrimination. I particularly like what my friend Michael De Dora has to say: … [Read more...]

Spicer: Terror Attack on Mosque Proves Need for Trump Policies

As if on cue, within hours of the Trump administration issuing its anti-Muslim immigration order, one of his bigoted friends went into a mosque in Quebec and killed six people. Sean Spicer makes the absolutely bizarre claim that this proves the need for Trump's policies. … [Read more...]

Guess Who Loves Trump’s Anti-Muslim Immigration Order?

As with almost everything Trump has done since taking office, his anti-Muslim immigration order is drawing rave reviews among the white supremacists and neo-Nazis. They're declaring their "ecstatic joy" over Trump's "walloping" of those "subhuman raghead heathens." … [Read more...]

Fischer: Bomb Muslim Countries to Show Our Love for Them

We have another missive from the bizarro world that Bryan Ficher lives in. This time he is declaring that the United States should bomb Muslim countries because that's the only way to show them that we love them and push them into the arms of Jesus. … [Read more...]

Report: Trump to Sign Partial Immigration Ban from Muslim Countries

Reuters reports that Trump is expected to sign a series of executive orders "restricting access to the United States for refugees and some visa holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen." There are few details, though. Stay tuned on Thursday. … [Read more...]