Muslims Protect Christians After Islamist Militants Attack Bus In Kenya

The conservative media has been banging the drums of paranoia and Islamophobia with renewed vigor since the attacks in Paris and California. They have conjured up the ghosts of 9/11, and GOP candidates like Donald Trump have also embraced hatred toward Muslims as part of their political ambitions. Here in the United States, some people […]

Jewish Holocaust Museum Warns Lawmakers Not To Ignore Syrian Refugees

Back in the 1930s, many members of my family lived in Germany. With the rise of Hitler, some realized something very bad was on the horizon, and they got out of the country. Others thought it was just a minor turn toward nationalism after the embarrassment of Germany after WWI, and decided to ride out […]

Former GOP Congressman: ISIS is Right to Laugh at Americans Because We’re Weak, Lack Morals

I am by no means someone who gets easily offended. In fact, I frequently call out the overly “politically correct” nature of liberals. But an article that former Republican House Rep. Allen West posted on his official Facebook page and published on his website was one of the most offensive things I’ve read in quite a […]

Turning Away Syrian Refugees Is Exactly What ISIS Wants Us To Do

In 1939, a ship full of Jewish refugees set sail from Hamburg, Germany headed for Havana, Cuba. These men, women and children, like Syrian refugees today, sought to escape persecution in their homeland. The S.S. St. Louis made it to Cuba, only to be turned away by authorities – the same thing happened when they […]

ISIS and the “End of the World”: How Apocalyptic Beliefs Influence Their Terror

The attack by ISIS in Paris which killed 129 people on Friday came the same day as the United States announced they had probably killed ISIS “celebrity” executioner Jihadi John. Thursday, a suicide bombing in Lebanon killed at least 43 people, an attack ISIS also took responsibility for. A couple of weeks ago, ISIS claimed […]

Sean Hannity Uses Fake News Website To Claim ISIS Will Invade America

A week ago on Sean Hannity’s show, he raised the concern while talking with presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Donald Trump that ISIS terrorists could possibly infiltrate the Syrian refugees being brought to the United States. Making people afraid of things they don’t understand, especially facts and numbers, is par for the course for Sean […]

Debunking 5 of the Biggest Republican Lies About President Obama and the Middle East

It’s no secret that Republicans love propaganda. Over the last few years I’ve been absolutely astonished at the nonsense many conservatives actually believe. I can’t count how many times I’ve encountered Republicans who actually try to tell me that President Obama’s the one who caused the economic crash – even though it began before he ever took […]

Gardner, Louisiana Residents Confuse Hebrew Signs With ISIS Terrorism Messages

Gardner, Louisiana is a small town in Rapides Parish, about 15 miles to the southwest of Alexandria. Like many other rural areas across the South, it is very conservative, very religious, and apparently extremely ignorant. How bad could it be? Well, according to a local news report, residents of Gardner were freaked out about signs […]

Here Are The Four Reasons Why Republicans Oppose The Iran Nuclear Deal

Republicans predictably greeted the Iran nuclear deal with angry howls about how the treaty was “appeasement,” while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the deal a “mistake of historic proportions” and warned that Iran would continue to seek the destruction of Israel. The opposition to the Iran nuclear deal isn’t a position that was reached after […]

Mike Huckabee Says American Christians Are Under Attack From Gays and ISIS

Mike Huckabee had better jump into GOP clown car before Gov. Bobby Jindal does, or he won’t be able to capture the votes of the far-right evangelical Christians who will play a pivotal role in deciding the early Republican primaries in 2016. The former governor of Arkansas hasn’t formally announced his 2016 candidacy for a […]