Klayman Hypocritically Criticizes ‘Verbal Attacks’ on Trump

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, is the latest wingnut to blame the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise on "verbal attacks" and extreme rhetoric against Trump and conservatives. As always, the self-awareness and hypocrisy of the right knows no bounds whatsoever. … [Read more...]

Castile Shooter Acquittal Shocking, Totally Expected

The acquittal of a Minnesota police officer who killed Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop last year was simultaneously shocking and completely predictable and expected. It is a sad reminder that we allow cops to get away with murder routinely in this society. … [Read more...]

Yes, the Confederate Flag Really Is About Racism

Political scientists Logan Strother, Thomas Ogorzalek and Spencer Piston have a Washington Post column that looks at the history of the use of the Confederate flag as a political symbol and concludes, correctly, that it really is all about racism and denial of civil rights. … [Read more...]

Yes, Photo ID Laws Do Suppress Democratic Votes

A new study of last year's election in Wisconsin, which has one of the most absurd photo ID laws in the country, shows that it prevented 200,000 people -- all of them legal, registered voters -- from being able to cast a ballot. Most of them were from Democrats, unsurprisingly. … [Read more...]

KKK Defender Named to Georgia Education Board

A Georgia state representative who says the KKK was not a racist organization but an anti-crime group that made people behave themselves has been named to a legislative commission on how to improve civics education. I wish I were making that up. … [Read more...]

Peterson’s Total Lack of Irony Recognition

The amazingly dumb Jesse Lee Peterson says that Lebron James probably faked that racist graffiti on his house and that he's a "lying, weak, pathetic, poor excuse of a male" for saying that black people still face racism in this country even if they're rich and popular. … [Read more...]

Peterson Declares Trump to Be the White Savior

Jesse Lee Peterson, who wants to be white so badly it kills him, praised Donald Trump for being a boor on his trip to Europe and called him a white savior sent by God -- while yelling, I kid you not, "white power" during his diatribe on the subject. … [Read more...]

White Supremacist Converts to Islam, Murders Nazi Roommates

A member of the Florida National Guard killed his two roommates last week and told the police that they were all white supremacists, but he recently converted to Islam and he had to kill them because they disrespected his newfound faith. … [Read more...]

SCOTUS Overturns Racially Gerrymandered Districts in NC

In one of the most highly anticipated cases of the current term, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 that two congressional districts in North Carolina were gerrymandered primarily to prevent racial minorities from getting adequate representation and agreed with the lower court that the districts must be redrawn. … [Read more...]

Montana Candidate Supports Pro-Slavery Christian Reconstructionist

Greg Gianforte is a Republican candidate for the House from Montana and he's a big supporter of Douglas Wilson, a Christian Reconstructionist who thinks slavery was just dandy for black people. Oh, and rape is really the fault of feminism. … [Read more...]

Black Congressman Gets Lynching Threats Over Call for Impeachment

Life in allegedly post-racial America: A black congressman from Texas called for the impeachment of Donald Trump last week and, predictably, started getting death threats. Specifically, Trump supporters threatened to lynch him and all the other "fucking niggers." … [Read more...]

SCOTUS Denies Cert in NC Voting Rights Case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied cert in an appeal from the state of North Carolina over a voter ID bill that lower courts ruled had intentionally targeted racial minorities for discrimination to prevent them from voting. That appeals court ruling will stay in place and the law cannot be enforced. … [Read more...]