Make The Caliphate Great Again! | Donald J Trump for President photo used by permission To get Donald Trump elected ISIS will attack the USA before 2016. ISIS wants Trump to win so badly they can taste it. The attacks in Paris were designed to provoke retaliation against Muslims, and consequently more recruits for ISIS's imaginary “caliphate." To succeed this strategy needs reactionary opportunists to push the West to react rashly. ISIS is counting on irrational FEAR. They need someone to keep that fear front and center. Thus the ISIS … [Read more...]

Where Do These Loser Coward Cops Come From?

According to the Guardian  a video of a South Carolina sheriff’s deputy manhandling a student in a high school classroom has added to simmering racial tensions among parents.The video shows a school monitor reported to be Ben Fields – who is also a Richland county sheriff’s deputy, confronting a black female student.When she refuses to leave her seat in a classroom at Spring Valley High, he tells her: “I’ll make you.” He wraps his arm around her neck, flips her desk backward, then drags … [Read more...]

Meet David Barton — the Evangelical Quack “Historian” Exposed as the Fake He Is

David Barton is a dangerous fabricator of "facts" now used by the far right GOP/Tea Party to rewrite American history. For instance, drawn in part from the writings of Christian Reconstructionists, that narrative recasts modern-day Republicans as the racially inclusive party, and modern-day Democrats as the racists supportive of slavery and postemancipation racist policies. No kidding. You need to know about Barton and what he represents. Lucky for us Julie Ingersoll has literally written the … [Read more...]

Guess What Happened When Heavily Armed White Men Roamed the Streets of Ferguson

Now this NEWS ITEM from Daily Kos: Late Monday night/early Tuesday morning, a group of heavily armed white men calling themselves "Oath Keepers" showed up soon after police left and began patrolling the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Guess What Happened When Heavily Armed White Men Roamed the Streets of FergusonArrests? Ha!By Shaun King / Daily Kos (reprinted by permission) August 11, 2015Photo Credit: Twitter Photos from @JonSwaine & @Re_ … [Read more...]

Only Stupid White Scum (and Cowards) Fly the Confederate Flag

A picture from the ‘Last Rhodesian’ website appears to show Charleston shooting suspect Scum, God-hating, America-hating traitor and COWARD Dylann Roof. Photograph: internet GuardianThe Confederate flag is STILL seen waving in front of the state capitol building in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty ImagesWHY? WHY? WHY? Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace … [Read more...]

Republican Lies About Obama Contributed to the Climate of Murder and Hate That Just Exploded in SC

The white supremacist gunman told his black victims "you rape our women and you're taking over our country" as he massacred nine people inside a historic African-American church in the southern city of Charleston, according to news reports. The killer said he thought blacks were trying to take over America. Then he killed the pastor and eight other "invaders."( This April 2015 photo released by the Lexington County Detention Center shows Dylann Roof, 21. Photo / AFP)The young suspect … [Read more...]

“religious freedom” garbage, it’s time to call the religious right’s trash what it really is

"Any time right-wing conservatives declare that they are trying to restore or reclaim something, we should all be very afraid. Usually, this means the country or, in this case, the state of Indiana is about to be treated to another round of backward time travel, to the supposedly idyllic environs of the 1950s, wherein women, and gays, and blacks knew their respective places and stayed in them." So writes Brittney Cooper arguably America's most prescient commentator on race, women, politics and … [Read more...]

What Honor Looks Like: MLK’s Most Iconic Photograph

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me” (Matthew 5:11).Martin Luther King Jr. on April 12, 1963, following his arrest. A leader, a saint, a man.  Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter Frank’s paintings ht … [Read more...]