‘Coach’ Dave Gets Even More Bizarre

"Coach" Dave Daubenmire has really been on a roll lately, spouting weird conspiracy theories at a rate that would make Mt. Vesuvius feel envious. His latest bit of nonsense is just a stream of consciousness screed about "extra-dimensional beings" and "cloudeaters." … [Read more...]

Klayman Takes Credit for Chaffetz Leaving Congress

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is one of the most far-right members of Congress, but he's not far enough out on the fringe for Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver. And now Klayman says he's the one who chased Chaffetz out of the House because he's going to file an ethics complaint against him. … [Read more...]

Roy Moore to Run for the Senate

Since he's now lost his job as chief justice in Alabama twice, theocrat Roy Moore has decided to run for the Senate. He'll challenge Luther Strange, also a Republican, who was appointed to fill in for Jeff Sessions when he became Attorney General, along with several other candidates. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut Will Not Pay for Itself

Trump and his advisers have been claiming that his proposed cut in the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15% will unleash such a torrent of economic growth that it will make up for the last tax revenue. The conservative-leaning Tax Foundation says it won't even do half of that. … [Read more...]

Aww. Cernovich Lost His Little Show.

The Right Side Broadcasting Network, which has been dubbed the "unofficial Trump TV" after airing shows on Trump's campaign website last year, has canceled a show hosted by rape apologist and misogynist jerk Mike Cernovich. This is the same network with a host that called for CNN people to be murdered the other day. … [Read more...]

Trump Goes Big on Tax ‘Reform.’ Kinda.

That big announcement that Trump promised about tax "reform" came out on Wednesday and, in fewer than 200 words, laid out a massive overhaul of both corporate and individual taxes without providing almost any detail at all other than marginal tax brackets. … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia to Execute Another Man for ‘Blasphemy’

Our pals in Saudi Arabia, whose oil supplies cover a multitude of barbaric sins, are going to execute yet another man for "blasphemy" and atheism for social media posts renouncing Islam. The man was arrested two years ago and has now apparently lost all his appeals. … [Read more...]

More Dishonest Bragging from Trump

If you haven't read the transcript of that interview Trump did with the Associated Press last week, it was a tour de force of empty and dishonest boasting to pump up his own ego. Like he still wants to claim that Rep. Elijah Cummings said he would be the best president ever: … [Read more...]

MRA ‘Red Pill’ Reddit Forum Traced to Republican Lawmaker

The Daily Beast did some excellent investigative work and discovered that the MRA "red pill" forum on Reddit, home to a particularly repulsive group of he-man woman haters, was created by a state legislator in New Hampshire. He initially denied it, then deleted all of his online identities that confirmed it. … [Read more...]

Republicans Exempt Themselves from Obamacare Changes

As they continue to try and pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the GOP wants to allow insurance companies to charge higher rates for those with preexisting conditions. But they want themselves and their staffs to continue being covered for them: … [Read more...]

IRS Raids Benny Hinn’s Offices

The IRS and the U.S. Postal Service spent all day Wednesday at the offices of televangelist con man Benny Hinn, hauling boxes of material out and loading them into trucks. We can only hope that this is the downfall of that absolute fraud. An ABC report on the raid: … [Read more...]

Thank You So Much

I just want to give a big thank you to everyone who contributed to help me pay off the medical bills from my hospital stay. The goal was reached in less than 36 hours. And thank you for helping me build the community that has been created around this blog. When I started it more than 13 years ago, I never imagined it could become what it has. Thank you, thank you, thank you. … [Read more...]