KY Governor Signs Bill to Create Public School Bible Class

Kentucky Gov. Matt Blevin signed a bill into law that requires the state to develop a curriculum for a Bible course. Two courses, actually, one for the Old Testament and one for the New Testament. It would be an elective class in public schools. The bill: … [Read more...]

Trump Creates Office of Crime Anecdote Demagoguery

As promised, Trump has created the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office within Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which will serve as a factory to pump out anecdotal stories about how undocumented immigrants are killing and raping Americans. … [Read more...]

A Peter Popoff Expose

GQ has a long expose about Peter Popoff, the "faith-healing" con man who was once put out of business by James Randi but has returned to fleece a new flock of sheep out of millions and millions of dollars every year. He compares him, quite rightly, to Donald Trump. … [Read more...]

How Conservative Judges Made Trump’s Sanctuary City Order Unconstitutional

Notre Dame law professor Garrett Epps explains at the Atlantic how a ruling by the conservative judges on the Supreme Court 20 years ago is the key precedent that makes Trump's executive order punishing "sanctuary cities" unconstitutional. … [Read more...]

MRA Lawmaker Defiant, Says He Won’t Resign

Robert Fisher, the Republican New Hampshire state legislator who was unmasked as the creator of the viciously misogynistic red pill forum on Reddit, is digging his heels in and says he will not resign from office just because he's a rape apologist who hates women. … [Read more...]

‘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...]