Human Madness

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‘Wow’: Dr. Oz leaves Fox & Friends horror-struck by springing pro-marijuana rant as segment ends

Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known as TV host Dr. Oz, sat down with <i>Fox & Friends</i> to talk about an upcoming interview with Ivanka Trump — but it was his …

Donald Trump

WATCH: Protesters scatter as St. Louis cops drive unmarked car in reverse through crowd

A St. Louis police officer drove an unmarked car backwards into a crowd of protesters following the arrest of two suspects near an anti-violence …

Policing

‘It’s a bogus story sold to adults’: Watch atheists narrate hilarious tour of Kentucky’s Ark Encounter

Creationist Ken Ham’s $92 million Noah’s Ark theme park was mercilessly mocked in a video tour of the government-subsidized Kentucky boondoggle. …

Atheism

Now Alex Jones Is Resorting to Spreading Conspiracy Theories About Trump's Mental Decline

Alex Jones admitted President Donald Trump seems mentally impaired in the evening, but he floated a wild conspiracy theory to explain it away.<p>The …

Donald Trump

10 Destructive and Deluded Women Who Prop Up the Alt-Right

Who in the world are the women of the alt-right? And how can they be leaders in a movement that hates women? Contrary to popular perception, many …

Racism

Is 'The Handmaid’s Tale’ Coming True? Insiders Say the CIA Director Is Turning the Agency into a Center of Christian Dogma

According to an investigation by <i>Foreign Policy</i> into changes in the intelligence community under President Donald Trump, the CIA has set aside plans …

Mike Pompeo

Does Betsy DeVos Care More About Those Accused of Rape Than Its Victims?

As she announced the rollback of Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault, education secretary Betsy DeVos seemed at times less like the head of the …

Justice

‘Why aren’t you with your own breed?’: Woman’s hateful racist meltdown caught on video

On Monday, a woman’s racist meltdown at a cab driver was caught on video and now is going viral.<p><i>The Sun</i> said Wednesday that the driver — who lives …

Racism

Behind the Guise of Adversarial Journalism, CNN’s Jake Tapper Is Taking America to War

This July, Millennium Films announced it is producing an action film based on CNN anchor Jake Tapper’s “The Outpost.” The book is Tapper's dewy-eyed …

North Korea

Trump-loving Tulsa man runs over sleeping homeless people in deadly truck rampage

A Trump supporter in Oklahoma has been arrested for deliberately killing a homeless person using his truck.<p><i>Tulsa World</i> reports that 40-year-old …

Policing

‘Terrifying times’: The internet reacts in horror at Trump-Sessions plan to punish ‘Dreamers’

President Donald Trump’s Justice Department will end a program that allows undocumented “Dreamers” who came to the U.S. as children to remain in the …

Immigration

Right-wing media rushes to blame Harvey on acceptance of LGBTQ Americans

LGBTQ Americans have caused the country billions of dollars in structural damage, killed dozens of people, and displaced thousands more from their …

Hurricane Harvey

DACA recipient died saving Harvey victims — but Customs won’t let his mother into the US to bury him

Alonso Guillen, a 31-year-old disc jockey, who was born in Piedras Negras, Mexico, moved to the United States, under the shelter of DACA. He has been …

Immigration

Burning Texas chemical plant was warned about explosion risk when company lobbied against safety regs

An Arkema chemical plant near Houston, Texas, that suffered two explosions after flooding from Hurricane Harvey (Screen cap).<p>Don't miss stories. …

Chemical Plant

A Vegan Mayo Company Was Attacked in a Malicious Hoax—Then Target Kicked Its Products Off the Shelves

Hampton Creek, a relative newcomer to the grocery aisle, debuted in 2011 as a sort of tech-minded answer to problems in the global food system that …

Vegan

Hurricane Harvey: Trump's Weather Cuts Are Now in the Eye of the Storm

Donald Trump has proposed cutting the federal weather satellite agency’s roughly $2 billion budget by 18 percent.<i>Co-published by International</i> …

Weather

'God Will Wipe Them Out': White Supremacist Preacher Promises 'Bloodshed' at Future Rallies

Although Patriot Prayer’s rally in San Francisco was canceled last weekend, a Portland, Oregon preacher aligned with the far-right group says there’s …

Racism

Trump may cut FEMA budget before the next major storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is one of those areas of the government we’d all prefer never to have to think about, much less deal with …

FEMA

Republican Congressman Warns Black Attorney She 'May Go Missing' if She Tries Removing a Confederate Statue

Rep. Jason Spencer issued the threat in a Facebook post.Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives issued a veiled threat of lynching …

Racism

Does Trump Think That Taking Us Deeper into a 16-Year-Old Disastrous War Is Going to Convince Us That He's a Real Leader?

There is an emerging pattern to the trajectory of the Trump regime in the wake of Charlottesville.<p>While corporate CEOs flee the taint of association …

Foreign Policy

Steve Mnuchin's Wife Louise Linton Lashes Out at Critics of Her Tasteless, Tone-Deaf Instagram Post

The "Cabin Fever" actress calls one of her detractors "adorably out of touch."While it’s natural to want to show off on social media at times, Louise …

Louise Linton

‘World’s biggest dipsh*t’: Internet smacks down Tomi Lahren for claiming millennials can’t handle a military draft

Conservative hate-click darling Tomi Lahren loves to trash her generation — but on Wednesday, someone much older clapped back.<p>“As I watch millennial …

Our Immigration System Doesn't Care if You're a Traumatized Vet — You'll Be Deported Anyway

<i>The following is an excerpt from the new book</i> Without a Country: The Untold Story of America's Deported Veterans <i>by J. Malcolm Garcia (Hot Books,</i> …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Is the Trump Presidency the Very Definition of Madness?

The upheaval provoked by Trump's election has no precedent in U.S. history.Like it or not, the president of the United States embodies America …

William Howard Taft

The Day Has Finally Arrived: America's Pathological Liar-in-Chief Has Threatened North Korea With Nuclear Annihilation

Click here for reuse options! "We're in uncharted waters."President Trump lies so much no one knows when he’s telling the truth.But the twisted words …

North Korea

‘America belongs to you’: These dominionist prayer warriors are convincing Trump that God put him in power

I believe [Trump] receives downloads that now he’s beginning to understand come from God.<p>FRANK AMEDIA, FOUNDER OF POTUS SHIELD<p>The movement’s theology …

Nearly all Cabinet officials attend Bible lessons with right-wing pastor who compares Trump to biblical heroes

Christian Broadcast News has suggested President Donald Trump’s cabinet is the most evangelical cabinet in history even more than born again …

Donald Trump

The World's Largest Humanitarian Crisis Is Basically Being Blacked Out by Western Media

A day ago, a Saudi jet fired on a convoy of cars in Mawzaa district, Yemen. The strike is reported to have killed at least twenty civilians, many …

Middle East

Pentagon Study Declares American Empire Is 'Collapsing'

<i>This article was produced in partnership with AlterNet and Insurge Intelligence. Learn more about</i> <i>Nafeez Ahmed and how to support his work.</i><p>An …

Geopolitics