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"
As part of the ongoing intelligence monitoring that goes into this blog, I was watching a recent propaganda video from al-Shabaab, a terrorist group in Somalia that is affiliated with Al Qaeda. Al-Shabaab, like many of its fellow terrorist organizations today, puts out videos with slick production values. But among all the footage showing their […]Read more "Al-Shabaab’s Irresistible Deal to Join Them"
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"