Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Joyous Kwanzaa, Whatever

Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays or whatever you prefer to celebrate or not celebrate. As of last month, this blog has been going continually for more than 13 years, which I find pretty astonishing. To those who have followed my work from the start, in particular, I'd like to say thanks. … [Read more...]

MI Business Owner Goes on Racist, Threatening Rant

The owner of a business in Holland, Michigan (not far from where I live) decided on Tuesday to destroy his reputation with a vicious, racist, rant full of death threats at a black man he thought was sleeping with his girlfriend. … [Read more...]

Stone: Alex Jones More Credible than CNN

It seems that Donald Trump's BFF, Roger Stone, is still upset that he was banned from CNN for years worth of racist, sexist and threatening tweets. He told talk show host Jamie Weinstein that Alex Jones' InfoWars is more credible than CNN. … [Read more...]

Get Your Donald Trump Christmas Ornaments Here

Like any good carnival barker (read: con man), Donald Trump knows that you must always have a product to sell. During the election, that product was fear and demagoguery with a heavy icing of lies. But now that he's won, it's $149 MAGA hat Christmas ornaments. … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Says Happy Thanksgiving

I'll just let our new president say what I want to say: … [Read more...]

Small Silver Lining: Arpaio Lost

I'm not really in the mood for looking for silver linings right now, but one found me anyway. Fascist Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his reelection bid by a solid 10 points. A tiny little island of rationality in the vast expanse of What the Fuck Ocean. … [Read more...]

Black Preacher Declares President Obama ‘Demonic’

E.W. Jackson, a right wing black preacher who somehow managed to get on the ballot in West Virginia as lt. governor for the Republican party in 2013, says that President Obama has made things worse for black people and the reason is obvious: He's demonic. … [Read more...]

Quayle: 90% of Humanity to Be Murdered

End times prophet and massive ball of dumb Steve Quayle had a lot to say during his appearance on con man Jim Bakker's show. For instance, he told him that the "global elite" was going to slaughter 90% of the world's population. For...some reason. … [Read more...]

Trump Implies Clinton Should Be Assassinated If She Wins

Wow. Just when you thought Trump had bottomed out, he starts digging. Now he's actually suggesting that if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, she should be assassinated. I don't see any other way to interpret this off-the-cuff comment from a campaign rally. … [Read more...]

DNC Considered Using Sanders’ Alleged Atheism Against Him

A huge trove of leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee includes several with the chief financial officer of the organization, Brad Marshall, floating the idea of accusing Sanders of being an atheist (which he may well be) in order to score points against him in the campaign. … [Read more...]

Looking for a Few Good Moderators

Lately the blog has been getting hit with a lot of spam and I just can't check the comments all the time, so I'm looking for some longtime, trusted readers to be moderators on Dispatches. You would have the power to delete comments and ban commenters, which I would like you to use constantly against spam and relatively lightly against controversial commenters. Please leave a comment below if you're interested in doing this. Thanks. … [Read more...]

Pence is a Tobacco Truther!

It's one thing to be a global warming denier, but to still be arguing that tobacco doesn't cause cancer and death? Yep, that's the position that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, now Donald Trump's vice-presidential running mate, has taken for a long time. … [Read more...]