The Islamic State is celebrating the two year anniversary of its self-proclaimed caliphate. A few days ago, the group released a video entitled “Two Years Since the Caliphate.” As a follow-up, yesterday they released an English language infographic similarly titled “Two Years Since Announcing the Caliphate.” The infographic brags about all the countries in which […]Read more "Islamic State Says They Have No Presence in America"
Over one hundred corporations signed a letter denouncing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called “Bathroom Bill” that prohibits localities from creating certain additional protections against discrimination, overturning Charlotte’s new law expanding LGBT anti-discrimination protections to include public accommodations. The media has been infatuated with the scenario that transgendered people would have to use the public bathroom of their biological sex. (It also invalidated any locality’s raising the minimum wage beyond the $7.25/hour set by the state.) The legislature even convened a special session just to pass the bill, in order to keep Charlotte’s law from ever coming into effect.Read more "Companies Denounce North Carolina’s LGBT Discrimination Law While Operating in Countries Where Gays Are Executed"
In order to stave off the possibility of a brokered convention this year, Donald Trump has hired Paul J. Manafort, a veteran political operative and lobbyist who helped Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan clinch their nominations at past conventions. In a way, Trump’s choice of Manafort is fitting: not only is he a veteran of […]Read more "Trump’s New Adviser Has a Long History of Working for Fascists"
Florida Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, in an attempt to display homeland security credentials, made a bold statement on the Islamic State: “ISIS is the most dangerous jihadist group in the history of mankind,” Rubio said, as transcribed by the Washington Post. There you have it, folks. Rubio has a grasp on the […]Read more "Is ISIS the Most Dangerous Jihadist Group In History? Is It Even the Most Dangerous Today?"
Donald Trump, in addition to being a big inspiration for this blog, has also been a big supporter of the death penalty. Perhaps this was most evident when he took out full page ads in New York City’s major dailies saying the death penalty should be reinstituted following the Central Park 5 gang rape case. […]Read more "Death Penalty Supporter Donald Trump Could Get the Death Penalty in Some Places"