Police Fatalities Are Down, But There Is Still A Political ‘War On Police’

A lot of media attention has been given to shootings involving law enforcement, as well as the murder of police officers by criminals. Some pundits have declared that there is a “War On Police” and have tried to blame police accountability groups The data doesn’t add up, especially when you look at the long-term numbers […]

Racists Are Losing Their Minds Because Officers Will Be Charged For Killing Freddie Gray

Over the past few days, there have been many people who were quick to jump on any story that came out that looked like it would prove that Baltimore police officers had nothing to do with the death of Freddie Gray. It wasn’t really until after peaceful protests were overshadowed by violence and incidents involving […]

Jon Stewart Shames Fox News for Celebrating That They Were Actually Right About Something (Video)

While Fox News champions itself as “fair and balanced” and a beacon for truth, most of us with common sense and the ability to think for ourselves are well aware that the network is nothing more than conservative entertainment. They are easily the most outrageous and over-the-top “news” (and I use that word loosely) channel […]

Jon Stewart Slams ‘Shockingly Terrible’ Hypocrites At Fox News For Not Giving A Damn About ‘Fair And Balanced’ Coverage (Video)

Jon Stewart verbally annihilated Fox News last night on The Daily Show, hammering the network for ignoring the full story on the Department of Justice’s reports about Ferguson. He also perfectly tied in their hypocrisy on Ferguson as it relates to their incessant coverage of Benghazi. Earlier this month, the DOJ released two reports related […]

Dismantling the Thin Blue Line that Turns Its Back On Us

For those surprised that the New York Police Department has officers turning their backs on their own mayor, don’t be. The NYPD has long since turned their backs on the Black community in New York City. It has, like the majority of policing organizations in the US and abroad, long since turned its back on […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Parts the Sea of Protesters

Dontae, can you roll down my window? I still can’t figure out all these darn buttons back here. And did you Armor All the seats again? Makes the leather too slick; I’m flopping around like a fish in St. Peter’s net. Hey you with the cardboard sign. Nice to meet you, I’m Pastor Pillow. I’m […]

Today, the Revolution Did Not Happen (but it May Have Started)

An Argentinian Catholic, a Tibetan Buddhist, a Pakistani Muslim and an American Lesbian Talk Show Host walk into a bar. Bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve your kind here.” The foursome exchanges looks and replies, “Well, damn! Then who do you serve?!” … Today, the Revolution did not happen. (But it may have started.) Instead, […]

Jon Stewart Shreds Fox News’ Racial Hypocrisy and Fear-Mongering on Ferguson

Jon Stewart was back last night (he had been on vacation) so this was the first chance he had to address the decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Mike Brown. And I think it goes without saying that he had more than a few things to say. During […]

The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week

This is the fifteenth installment in our weekly fact-check series “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week.” For last week’s installment, see here. By now, most of you already know the background behind this series, why we do it, and the social media meta discussion involved – so I’ll skip the lengthy intro I’ve […]

The Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Pulpit Special: FERGUSON

Every once in a while I rip off my Scooby-Doo villain mask and address you not as Pastor Pillow, Chief Pastoral Officer (CPO) of the billion-dollar Cubic Zirconium Ministries empire, but as myself. Pastor Pillow is satire—although for those of us who grew up in right-wing Evangelical circles, the verbal cartoon hits pretty close to […]