The Sad Case of a Teen Convicted of Terrorism

By: Tuesday January 27, 2015 9:00 am

Shannon Conley, a 19-year-old suburban Denver teen, was sentenced to four years in prison on one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, ISIS. We’ll get to the specifics of Conley’s crime in a moment, but first some more details from her sentencing. Impartial Justice? U.S. District Judge Raymond Moore [...]

 

Interview: Author Arun Kundnani on Islamophobia & the Myth of the Liberal Anti-Racist

By: Thursday January 8, 2015 1:00 pm

[Editor's Note: With the recent terrorist attack in Paris against Charlie Hebdo, once again there is debate about whether Islam is a violent religion. There is little to no evidence that Islam alone radicalizes people and transforms them into terrorists or religious fanatics. On November 7, I spoke with Arun Kundnani, a journalist and a [...]

Catholic League Facing Criticism For Blaming Charlie Hebdo For Terrorist Attack

By: Thursday January 8, 2015 8:00 am

An amazing AP image from the streets of Paris this evening #CharlieHebdo pic.twitter.com/Ih7hzb4Zg3 — Martyn McLaughlin (@MartynMcL) January 7, 2015 Lost in much of the coverage of the terrorist attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo is that the publication targeted religions other than Islam for ridicule. One of the religions that faced some [...]

US Media Mostly Ignore Bomb Exploded Outside NAACP Office in Colorado Springs

By: Wednesday January 7, 2015 12:00 pm

A bomb was detonated late in the morning on January 6 in Colorado Springs against the exterior of a building, where a local NAACP chapter’s office is located. The FBI, including the agency’s own Joint Terrorism Task Force, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives were on the scene very soon afterward to [...]

Christmas in the White House Basement

By: Thursday December 25, 2014 9:00 am

Hold the fat bastard down! Answer me punk! Is it true that you give toys to every child in the world? Even the ones whose moms and dads are terrorists? Hah, that’s material support. Hit him with the electric shock. Do you refuse to hand over the naughty or nice list for us to use [...]

Cuba Will Not Revoke Political Asylum for US Fugitives Who US Government Wants Extradited

By: Tuesday December 23, 2014 11:02 am

Cuba will not revoke political asylum for Americans, such as Assata Shakur, who have fled the United States, the Associated Press reports. Since President Barack Obama announced a shift in US policy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey state police and the FBI have seized upon the shift as an opportunity to force Cuba [...]

Redneck Georgia Town Bans Mosque, for Freedumb!

By: Monday December 8, 2014 9:00 am

Let’s see, got my Bible right here… a lot of stuff in this thing about tolerance, loving each other, specifically love they neighbor. Hmm. They must be using a different version in Georgia, where a small town has used some odd twists on traffic laws to violate the First Amendment’s right to practice one’s religion [...]

Vice President Biden Apologizes For Saying True Things About Who Funds Terrorism

By: Monday October 6, 2014 12:35 pm

As hard as it is to believe, the politics of the war in Syria has gotten even more dysfunctional. Vice President Joe Biden has now apologized both to the leader of Turkey and United Arab Emirates after correctly stating – publicly – that the two nations bare considerable responsibility for the jihadists operating in Syria. [...]

US Air Travel Snarled by One Guy Not a Terrorist

By: Monday September 29, 2014 5:15 pm

Luckily ISIS has never thought to employ psychotic contractors in a bid to mess with America. ‘Cause that apparently works.

There Is Much to Fear

By: Monday September 29, 2014 9:03 am

One of the exceptional things about Post-Constitutional America is how instead of using the traditional tools of an autocracy– secret police, torture, mass round ups– the majority of Americans have given up their rights willfully, voluntarily, almost gleefully. The key tool used by government to have accomplished this is fear-mongering.

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