FFRF Wins Lawsuit Over Parsonage Exemptions

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has won another round in its lawsuit to force the government to treat religious and non-religious non-profits equally. The case involves the parsonage exemption, which allows pastors sizable tax breaks when the church pays for their housing, but not leaders of other non-profits. (more…) Read more

White Supremacist Thinks Women Should Not be Allowed to Vote

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, neo-Nazi and white supremacist Richard Spencer is also a misogynist who believes that women should not be allowed to vote. He was asked about this by Newsweek’s Michael Edison Hayden: (more…) Read more

Manafort Got $60 Million from Russian Oligarch

Turns out that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort made even more money from a Russian oligarch with close ties to Vladimir Putin than we knew previously. NBC News has now found $60 million in total payments from Oleg Deripaska, a multi-billionaire who is a close Putin adviser. (more…) Read more

Trump’s Inane Pandering to Stupid Bigots

Donald Trump addressed the Family Research Council’s Values Voters Summit and, predictably, reached for perhaps the single most ridiculous bit of pandering he’s done since entering politics: the “war on Christmas.” It was the usual mix of lying and stupidity. (more…) Read more

Moore Fought to Keep Segregation in Alabama Constitution

Alabama was on the front lines in keeping those terrible dark-skinned people away from their precious white children in public school, but the federal courts refused to allow them to do so. But when they tried to remove segregationist language from the state constitution, guess who fought to keep it in there? Christian fascist Roy Moore. (more…) Read more

Trump Nears 50th Executive Order

I’ve always said that when people make a big deal out of the number of executive orders a president signs, they’re missing the point. The number doesn’t matter, whether they have the authority matters. But Trump is on pace for a huge number of them after he made a big deal out of Obama signing a lot of them. (more…) Read more

Trump’s Cowardly ‘Withdrawal’ from Iran Deal

As expected, Trump announced that he would refuse to certify that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear weapons agreement we and five other nations signed with that country last year. This despite the fact that the UN and his own cabinet officers and intelligence agencies have certified that they are in full compliance. (more…) Read more

Christian Fascist Blames Vegas Shooting on Antifa

David Whitney, the Christian Reconstructionist and chaplain for Michael Peroutka’s badly misnamed Institute on the Constitution, says that the Vegas shooter was a member of Antifa and that this is the beginning of that group committing mass violence against Christians. (more…) Read more

Who’s Possessed by Demons Today?

It’s time to spin the big wheel of wingnuttia and find out who is possessed by demons today. And it won’t even involve Gordon Klingenschmitt, the demon whisperer. We’ll start with the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins, who says Eminem’s freestyle anti-Trump rap the other day was “demonic.” (more…) Read more

Trump Dismantling Obamacare Piece by Piece

After gutting the contraception mandate and issuing an executive order undermining the standards on insurance policies, Trump struck his most damaging blow yet on Obamacare, ending the payment of subsidies to insurance companies to help keep those policies affordable in the exchanges. (more…) Read more

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