That’s right, it’s another Donald Trump column today. What now? The fact that New Jersey governor and failed presidential candidate Chris Christie endorsed Trump on Friday. The irony of Christie’s endorsement is that only last month he announced a state takeover of Atlantic City’s finances, because the city synonymous with Trump is on the verge […]Read more "Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump While Atlantic City Is in Shambles"
Seriously, why?Read more "Why Does Daesh Keep Putting Out Nature Photos?"
In recent weeks, Daesh has suffered a new blow in its attempt to govern: swine flu. As reported by the courageous journalists of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, there has been an outbreak of a deadly disease characterized by flu-like symptoms. Cases were first observed among residents of Tell Abyad, a city near the Daesh […]Read more "ISIS Advice for Swine Flu: Pray"
The Al Hayat Media Center of ISIS released today a new video with English subtitles, “Beneath the Shades of Swords.” The lengthy video includes footage of ISIS fighters on the battlefront, highlighting their kills. The video includes audio of Shaykh Abū Muṣ‘ab az-Zarqāwī, the former head of Al Qaeda in Iraq who died in 2006. […]Read more "ISIS and NYPD Vertical Patrol Have the Same Gun Handling Strategy"
Antonin Scalia has died. He was perhaps the nuttiest supreme court justice of my lifetime, with some ultra reactionary views. Things like his insistence in Lawrence v. Texas that consensual homosexual sex could be outlawed; or his defense of displaying the Ten Commandments in courthouses with logic such as most Americans’ religions believe in it; […]Read more "The One Thing I Wish I Could Have Asked Antonin Scalia"
I was relieved last week when Peter Liang was convicted for recklessly firing his gun and killing Akai Gurley. As I discussed the other day, Liang’s alibi that his gun “just went off” does not mesh with the reality of today’s firearms: he was handling his firearm in a reckless manner that ultimately killed someone. […]Read more "Yes, Pat Lynch, the Liang Verdict Should Have a “Chilling Effect” On NYPD Officers"
ISIS and its supporters have gone to great lengths to have a presence on Twitter, frequently (sometimes daily) using new accounts as old ones are suspended. The Al-Battar Media Foundation account (@Khi_Pr_Bt), which I covered earlier this week, is currently an English language outlet for Daesh to release its propaganda. But among all their tweets, […]Read more "ISIS Calls Out the Democratic Debate on Twitter"