Ben Carson Blames Jews and Low Gun Ownership for the Holocaust

Dr. Ben Carson is at it again. In an attempt to beat out Gov. Bobby Jindal for worst person of the week, Carson is upping the ante on the victim-blaming he directed at victims of the Oregon college shooting. Who’s to blame for their own demise this time?

The Jews, of course.

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Saudi-Born Singer Criticizes Arab Countries for Blaming the West for Their Longstanding Problems

In a stunning interview on Egyptian television, singer Shams (a.k.a. Shams Bandar or Shams the Kuwaiti) told a host that Arab countries need to stop blaming the United States for their problems. After all, the U.S. has only been around for less than 300 years. Meanwhile, “for 1,400 years, we have been slaughtering one another, just because one of us prays one way and another prays a different way.”

Incredible stuff. Subtitles included:

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Meet the Goat Blood-Drinking Senate Candidate Calling for Civil War

The U.S. is no stranger to religious extremist politicians. For goodness’ sake — a full third of the remaining GOP candidates for President could easily fit the bill. But every once in a while, a faithful candidate will come along who’s a special kind of special. Such is the case with Florida’s Augustus Sol Invictus.

The Libertarian candidate for the Senate is certainly a colorful figure — a pagan practitioner described on his own website as a “radical philosopher and infamous social critic.” Others within his party disagree with that characterization. In fact, the Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida disagrees so much that he has now tendered his resignation.

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Religious Group to Bless Ohio Abortion Clinic

In a world where Congress is trying to defund the largest provider of women’s healthcare in the nation over debunked propaganda, and restrictions on access to reproductive healthcare are reaching perilous highs, it’s always nice to see a group standing up for a woman’s right to choose, even if that support is coming from unlikely corners.

How unlikely? Well, how about a group of religious leaders in Ohio?

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Britain’s Extremism Disruption Orders Are Just Another Form of Extremism

Extremism disruption orders (EDOs) are not a new thing in Britain. The orders are meant to do what the name implies: disrupt extremist behavior through legal action in order to tamper down on those who promote hatred or violence. The concept was introduced as a means of combating religious extremists, primarily by going after Islamic extremists in a climate where terrorism has people whipped into a state of near constant fear about Muslims.

But Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron (below) continues to push the envelope.

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