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Steve Bannon’s war with Islam: Trump may not even understand his adviser’s apocalyptic vision

Bannon has long yearned for a civilizational conflict between the West and the Muslim world. Now he may get it<p>There seems to be considerable urgency right now to enshrine Donald Trump’s Islamophobia into law. Talk of an immigration ban, a Muslim registry and even internment camps once sounded like …

Pat Robertson says aliens are impossible because God just wouldn’t allow it

Suddenly Robertson is a space “expert”<p>On Wednesday, Pat Robertson spent time on "The 700 Club" telling NASA not to waste money going to Mars or searching for life beyond Earth. Why? Well because in Robertson's non-expert opinion there's nothing out there in space besides "barren rocks" and "gaseous …

How America's Legal System Devolved Into the Game of Thrones

Three white Columbia, Missouri, police officers yelled "<i>Don't move!</i>", "<i>Hands up!</i>" and "<i>It's not worth it!</i>", interrupting the music on a sunny October day as Josh Williams and Phillip Porter were sitting in a city park, preparing to lawfully have a beer. Phillip noticed that the police guns were …

Racism and the founding of the GOP: Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War and the real history of the Republican Party

Republicans hide behind “the party of Lincoln” to deflect racism charges. The party’s history is more complicated<p><i>Founding the Republican Party</i><p>The political party that grew from these concerns over slavery was the Republican Party. In turn, it nourished and carried forward the public’s anti-slavery …

7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women

Sadly, these women find it personally advantageous to reject feminism and continue perpetuating sexist social norms<p>A lot of people assume the term "female misogynist" is an oxymoron. How can a woman be opposed to the fight to help women achieve equality? The sad fact of the matter is, as long as …

When an extremist Christian fundamentalist got to run a whole state

Kansas is the new battleground for the soul of the GOP. Sam Brownback’s term as senator should be a cautionary tale<p>Liberals throughout the land breathed a sigh of relief when Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas stepped down in 2008 and later decided to run for governor. Yes, the nation's gain was a …

Dinesh D’Souza’s laughable embarrassment: A review of “America: Imagine the World Without Her”

From atrociously bad argumentation to humiliating propaganda, here’s just how crazy Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie is<p>If you’re reading a review of Dinesh D’Souza’s "America: Imagine the World Without Her," the film isn’t for you. "America" isn’t a film to be considered; it is not even a persuasion …

One of Fallout's fathers returns to the wasteland

How one of gaming's most enduring personalities escaped obscurity.<p>Brian Fargo likes to tell a story about his dealings with a game publisher, a nasty episode that took place a few years back.<p>As head of development house InXile, he was making a game under contract for the publisher. "They wanted us …

Cliven Bundy's Racism Is a Problem for Republicans

The rancher's fight with federal land agents comes with a side of racist wingnut.<p><i>Photo via the We Support Cliven Bundy Facebook group</i><p>By now, you have no doubt heard about Cliven Bundy and his fight against the Bureau of Land Management. The Nevada cattle rancher’s armed standoff against federal …

Report: N. Korea fires on South during North's military drills; South responds

North and South Korean artillery batteries exchanged hundreds of shells across their western sea border Monday, a day after North Korea warned it was preparing to test another nuclear device.<p>About 100 of the 500 shells North Korea fired into the Yellow Sea strayed across the line separating the two …

A 'Highly Unusual' Triple Threat of Storms Over North America