Few Surprised to Learn that Tea Party Presidential Straw Poll Winner is a Crazy Bigot

By: Tuesday March 29, 2011 6:00 pm

At the time, I thought it was kind of random when Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO, won the Teabaggers’ presidential straw poll in Feburary. I mean, I follow these wingnuts pretty closely, and that really took me by surprise. But now it’s pretty easy to see why he won.

 

Peter King’s “Danger from Within”

By: Monday January 24, 2011 3:06 pm

This false claim that all the terrorists indicted in the last two years are allegedly motivated by Islamic extremism is not just sloppy. It serves to excuse one of the biggest problems of Rep. Peter King’s fear-mongering: the way it tautologically focuses on Islamic extremism and ignores other terrorists that pose an important threat to this country.

Juan Williams’ Irrational Fear of Non-Terrorists

By: Saturday October 23, 2010 1:00 pm

I’m happy to see Juan Williams and his crappy analysis gone from NPR. But the whole ruckus over Juan Williams’ firing from NPR over his admission that he does a double take when he sees people dressed in obviously Muslim garb is missing a key point.

NeoCons Make Unapologetic Call for McCarthyism Against Muslims

By: Thursday September 16, 2010 9:31 am

Here’s the latest stunt from the NeoCons: they unabashedly admit they intend to make shit up to sow fear of Muslims, and part of that will be targeting Muslims for deportation.

Chickenhawk-Fueled Anti-Muslim Hysteria Helps Terrorist Recruitment

By: Tuesday August 31, 2010 1:20 pm

Chickenhawks, while trying to score quick political points with anti-Muslim fearmongering, are playing right into the “trap” Evan Kohlmann described on Monday’s Countdown — fueling the next round of terorist recruitment while destroying the ideals of our country.

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