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...]

Meet Mike Pompeo. Trump’s Choice to Lead the CIA

With all the attention paid to Donald Trump's menagerie of terrible choices for cabinet positions in his administration, little attention has been paid to Mike Pompeo, his choice as CIA director. Turns out he's quite a piece of work himself. He's a serious Christian right culture warrior, for example: … [Read more...]

Another Community Freaks Out About a Muslim Cemetery

And we have yet another situation where a Muslim group wants to use land for a cemetery and the local bigots lose their minds over it. Some of them just go full-on bigot and express their fear and loathing of Muslims, while others invent ridiculous pretexts to pretend they're not being bigots. … [Read more...]

Stone Repeats Ridiculous Conspiracy Theory on John Brennan

Donald Trump's BFF Roger Stone sat in for Alex Jones on his InfoWars show, because of course he did, and he repeated this ridiculous lie that CIA Director John Brennan converted to Islam and is now a Saudi agent who supports terrorism. … [Read more...]

Fake ‘Ex-Terrorist’: 45% of Common Core is Islamic Indoctrination

Kamal Saleem, Michigan's very own fake "ex-terrorist" to match Christian fascist Walid Shoebat, made a declaration that literally made me laugh out loud. He says that 45% of the Common Core curriculum is really "Islamic indoctrination." … [Read more...]

Another Mosque Wins RLUIPA Suit

All over the country, county and township officials have tried again and again to deny approval for the building of a mosque, accompanied by a virtual mob with pitchforks and torches spewing bigotry. And again and again, they lose in court because of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. The latest is in New Jersey. … [Read more...]