Trump Tax Plan Would Save His Children Billions in Taxes

Third Way, a bipartisan think tank in DC, reports that Donald Trump's tax plan, by eliminating the estate tax, would save his children billions of dollars in inheritance after he dies. They estimate a $7.1 billion gift, but that's based on his exaggerated $10 billion claim of net worth. … [Read more...]

Qualified Immunity Overruled in Blatant Establishment Clause Case

Police in this country are given "qualified immunity" from civil suits, which means that in the vast majority of cases they can't be sued in their personal capacity for their actions. But in a Puerto Rico case where they blatantly violated the Establishment Clause, a judge has thrown out that immunity. … [Read more...]

FL Principal Quotes Stoning Gays Verses After Orlando Shooting

Cyd Ziegler writes at Outsports about the principal of a school in Florida who posted that infamous verse from Leviticus 20 calling for gay people to be put to death. He posted it as a comment on a picture of two married men kissing only a couple days after the massacre in Orlando. … [Read more...]

American Arrested in Iran for Mysterious Reasons

An American college student of Iranian descent has been arrested by intelligence officials while visiting family in Iran and there seems to be no indication as to why. This person just happens to be a friend of a friend, which makes it more troubling to me than just a random person. … [Read more...]

Root: America Won’t Survive a Clinton Presidency

Wayne Allyn Root, the absolutely ridiculous former Libertarian Party presidential candidate, gives us the old "America won't survive [fill in the blank with whatever politician I don't like] winning" nonsense. With all deference to Samuel Johnson, this is the first refuge of demagogues. … [Read more...]

Enbridge Gets Paltry Fine for Massive Oil Spill

In July 2010, a pipeline carrying tar sands crude oil began leaking near Marshall, Michigan. By the time it was stopped, almost a million gallons of that oil was in the Kalamazoo river. Six years later, they've been given little more than a slap on the wrist for it. … [Read more...]

White Supremacists Are Loving the RNC

You know who is absolutely loving the Republican National Convention? White supremacists. They're watching on C-SPAN and fondling themselves with joy, especially after the RNC actually showed a positive tweet from VDARE on a screen inside the arena. Here's white supremacist Richard Spencer: … [Read more...]

Ted Cruz’ Incoherence on Discrimination and Religious Freedom

Ted Cruz gave a highly amusing speech at the RNC on Wednesday night, punctuated by his absolutely creepy attempt at a smile every few seconds. He pointedly refused to endorse Trump. But he also revealed a completely incoherent position on discrimination and religious freedom. … [Read more...]

Lou Holtz Goes Full-On Racist

I hate Lou Holtz. He's a great football coach, no doubt, but after hearing him do a motivational speech about 20 years ago (for which he was paid $50,000) I started hating him (to be fair, I pretty much hate all motivational speakers). He's now endorsed Trump and went full-on racist. … [Read more...]

Fox Could Lose Prime Time Lineup if Ailes Is Out

It's all but certain at this point that Roger Ailes is out at Fox News by the end of the month in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment. But that could be just the beginning. Three of their four prime time hosts could leave with him, apparently. … [Read more...]

Trump Trying to Legally Intimidate Ghostwriter

Tony Schwartz, the man who wrote Donald Trump's book The Art of the Deal spoke out this week about the dangers of putting Donald Trump in the White House and now Trump, true to form, is trying to legally intimidate him into shutting up: … [Read more...]

Why Pharmacies Should Not Be Allowed to Sell Scams

If you walk into any pharmacy in the country you will see shelf after shelf, sometimes row after row, of "supplements" for which there is zero evidence of their effectiveness in improving our health, and sometimes positive evidence against it. Steven Novelly says this needs to stop. … [Read more...]