Forget the Bowling Green Massacre, What About the Atlanta Attack?

It seems that Sean Spicer is so jealous of Kellyanne Conway that he's inventing his own mythical Islamic terrorist attack on an American city. That city is Atlanta and he's mentioned it over and over again in media interviews to justify the immigration ban. … [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...]

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...]

Stinchfield Spits Out Some ‘Alternative Facts’ About Immigration Order

Did you know that the NRA has their own online TV network? One of the hosts is Dana Loesch, who tried mightily to make herself the next Ann Coulter on Fox News and failed. Another is Grant Stinchfield, who dropped a few "alternative facts" in a recent episode. … [Read more...]

GUEST POST: Terror in Europe, Worries and Fears

This is a guest post from my friend Leo Igwe, the Nigerian humanist who has done so much to combat witch hunts in Northern Africa. But he has lived in Germany for the last several years and this is his take on the attack on a Christmas market in that country. … [Read more...]

Guandolo’s Fascist Plans for Muslims

John Guandolo, a former FBI agent who lost his job because he had sex with a witness in a case he was investigating and reinvented himself as an "expert" on Muslims and terrorism, wants to start rounding up and punishing pretty much any Muslim group in the country. Speaking of the Muslim Brotherhood, he said: … [Read more...]

David Clarke is Constitutionally Clueless

David Clarke, the ridiculous cowboy hat-wearing sheriff of Milwaukee County who is one of Trump's potential picks to run the Department of Homeland Security, has some rather bizarre and extremist views that show he is constitutionally clueless. … [Read more...]

Trump Releases ISIS Plan He Insisted Must be Kept Secret

Remember when Donald Trump defended repeatedly not releasing any plan to defeat ISIS because it had to be kept secret so ISIS didn't find out about it? Well now he's released his ISIS plan, and lo and behold, it's pretty much exactly what Obama has already been doing. … [Read more...]

Klayman Files Suit Over Benghazi

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, has filed yet another lawsuit that will be dismissed almost immediately. It's on behalf of the parents of two of the people killed in the Benghazi attack, for wrongful death and defamation. … [Read more...]

Trump Misfires in Attack on Gen. John Allen

Gen. John Allen, a four-star general with an impeccable record, spoke at the Democratic National Convention and criticized Donald Trump's foreign policy and support for torture, though not by name. Naturally, Trump is firing back -- and widely missing the mark. … [Read more...]

Gingrich Makes Last Ditch Effort to Be Trump’s VP

The night before Donald Trump was set to announce his vice presidential pick, with all the reports indicating it would be Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich made what seemed to be a 13th hour case for himself as he reacted to the horrifying attack in Nice, France by proposing blatantly unconstitutional policies. … [Read more...]

ISIS Preparing for Losing Territory?

Over the last year or so, ISIS has lost control of a great deal of the territory in Syria and Iraq that they considered the home base of their caliphate. Between the bombing raids and ground battles with the Iraqi army, Iranian and Kurdish troops, they've lost control of Mosul and Ramadi. The Washington Post reports that they are now preparing for a new phase without that territory: … [Read more...]