PolitiFact Starts Identifying Fake News Sites

In a very welcome development, PolitiFact has launched a project to document and identify sites that peddle fake news, in conjunction with Facebook, which is trying to find ways to prevent the use of its site to spread lies so effectively. … [Read more...]

Jones: Soros to Blame for Strong Marijuana

Alex Jones took the witness stand at his custody trial and much hilarity ensued. Charlie Warzel of Buzzfeed is in the courtroom and live-tweeting the testimony, then writing about it on Buzzfeed. His ex-wife's attorney started by asking his highly amusing question: … [Read more...]

FL Legislator Goes on Racist, Sexist Rant

A Florida state senator went on a racist and sexist rant against some of his colleagues, calling them "niggers" and "bitches" and "fucking assholes." Then he had the audacity to try the "I said 'niggas' not 'niggers'" argument. Major, major fail. … [Read more...]

Beck Still Insists Alharbi was Money Man in Marathon Bombing

Glenn Beck keeps telling everyone that he's turned over a new leaf and is sorry for his past actions, yet he still insists that Saudi student Abdulrahman Alharbi, a Saudi student who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, was the "money man" behind the attack, despite having to settle a defamation suit with him. … [Read more...]

Rep. Steve King is a Reprehensible Bigot

Louis Gohmert may be the dumbest man in the U.S. House of Representatives, but Steve King of Iowa is probably the worst human being in that chamber. Here he cheers on the deportation of a young DREAMer by the border patrol despite breaking no law and having a legal deferral. … [Read more...]

Roger Stone is Clueless About the First Amendment

Vicious misogynist and professional liar Roger Stone made quite clear in an interview on InfoWars that he has absolutely no idea what the First Amendment means. He said that calls for Bill O'Reilly to be fired were a "flagrant, egregious violation" of his freedom of speech. … [Read more...]

Conway: People with ‘Poison Keyboards’ are Attacking Me

Baghdad Kellyanne Conway has gone from lying to whining about all those terrible people with "poison keyboards" who criticize her for her dishonest and inane defenses of Trump. And it's just so terrible, you guys, because she didn't ask for it. … [Read more...]

Al Franken Proves O’Reilly a Liar

Here's one of my favorite videos of all time. It's All Franken and Bill O'Reilly on a panel at a book convention. Franken nails O'Reilly for repeatedly claiming that Inside Edition had won two Peabody Awards. Then he lied and claimed that he'd never said it won those awards. … [Read more...]

Alex Jones’ Custody Trial is Quite Ridiculous

Reading reports of the ongoing custody trial involving right-wing conspiracy nut Alex Jones and his ex-wife is highly entertaining. It started with his lawyer declaring him to be a performance artist, then Jones saying that's not true. And it just goes downhill from there: … [Read more...]

AL Supreme Court Upholds Suspension of Roy Moore

Another day, another loss for Judge Roy Moore. A panel of judges sitting in for the Alabama Supreme Court have upheld his suspension as chief justice (for the second time) after he challenged that decision from the Alabama Court of the Judiciary. … [Read more...]

The Limitless Possibilities of Religious Rationalization

An 11-year old girl just a short distance from where I live was shot by a stray bullet that was apparently fired from a shooting range. Thankfully, she was hit in the shoulder and she's recovering after surgery and should be fine. But listen to her parents' bizarre rationalization of it: … [Read more...]

Trump’s Bizarre and Dangerous Position on Iran Nuclear Deal

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent a brief letter to Congress informing them that the Trump administration is reviewing whether they should continue to comply with the Iran nuclear agreement even though they admit that Iran is in full compliance themselves. … [Read more...]