POLITICO Magazine subjected the GOP front-runner to our fact-checking process. This is the result. Donald Trump says he is a truthful man. “Maybe truthful to a fault,” he boasted last week at a North rally
Obama cries and the right whines: Conservatives mock president for his tears — proving again they’re heartless fools
An emotional President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the youngest victims of the Sandy Hook shootings, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, where he spoke
You want to talk about some Muslims standing up to Islamist terrorists? Here are some Muslims putting their lives on the line to do so: You want to talk about some Muslims standing up to Islamist terrorists?
Muslims are combating radicals too: I’m an American Muslim who served as a Marine in Iraq — and now it’s overwhelmingly who
We focus on the identity of Islamic extremists & fail to recognize the Muslims who are fighting them daily December 12, 2015 11:00pm (UTC) In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, Beirut and San Bernardino,
Ted Cruz’s junk science: GOP candidate denies climate change while citing debunked data and touting his inherited math skills
(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque) Texas senator calls climate change a “theology” and a pseudo-scientific scheme to give liberals more power Sean Illing December 10, 2015 7:09pm (UTC) Most of the Republican presidential
Obama's spokesman uses unusually strong language to condemn Trump's proposal to bar Muslims entry to the United States. White House spokesman Josh Earnest aimed some indecorous words at Donald Trump from
People push for gun reform because they long for a society which diffuses strife through conflict resolution, compassion and diplomatic communication, not deterrence through mutually assured destruction.
I am tired of letting the loudest among us be those who call for un-American behavior in the name of patriotism. I am tired of letting the dialogue be monopolized by those who pass off prejudice as faith.
Republican front-runner twisted his arms in apparent imitation of Serge Kovaleski’s arthrogryposis as he reiterated controversial 9/11 claims The New York Times has criticised Donald Trump as “outrageous”
In recent days, the presidential candidate has been spreading incorrect information. But instead of apologizing, he has been doubling down. And Meyers believes that he's gone too far and is now even "quadrupling
A conversation with the Temple's co-founder. The Satanic Temple doesn't get a lot of positive press these days. "We get death threats all the time," Doug Mesner, who co-founded the Temple in 2012, told
My heart goes out to Amanda Collins. She was a University of Nevada student who was raped on campus a few years back. A horrible act of violence that no woman should have to endure. And that no rapist
(AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Disney/Salon) Conservatives target “Let It Go” and make up stories about “abortion regret” because they fear women’s autonomy November 10, 2015 11:20pm (UTC) Going into Tuesday's
Scientists have designed microscopic "grenades" that can explode their cancer-killing payload in tumours. The team will present its findings at the National Cancer Research Institute conference next week.
Every time Republican candidates for president put forth their Obamacare repeal and replace plans it's like money in the bank for Democratic political ad makers. In their desperate need to appeal to Republican
(Screen shot, YouTube) The billionaire is now urging conservatives to end preferential treatment for corporations. He’s one to talk David Sirota August 16, 2015 12:00pm (UTC) Earlier this month, billionaire
Whose interest is a retirement adviser supposed to serve? In April, two months after President Obama proposed a rule that would require financial advisers to serve the best interests of their clients,
GALLAGHER: Now, now, feminists are very angry that he said, “I’m glad you couldn’t be my wife.” I mean…WALLACE: It’s pretty funny actually.GALLAGHER: It’s hysterical. Do you know how many times a week
(AP/Charlie Neibergall) Combining racism and misogyny, the insult lets Donald Trump backers claim other Republicans aren’t real men Joan Walsh August 3, 2015 2:20pm (UTC) I had a hard time taking this
It's at least the third mass shooting in the past two months in America. And it comes just a week after James Holmes, the Aurora, Colorado, theater shooter, was found guilty on multiple counts of first-degree