Richard Spencer

‘President Miller’s’ Shutdown: Yes, Republicans Will Be Blamed—and They Should Be

People see dysfunction and blame who they know. And who is the most famous person in the universe, and which party does he command like an army of …

Matt Gaetz

Trump’s love of tabloid gossip complicates his denial of reported affair with porn star Stormy Daniels

Dec. 7, 2005, was a busy day of self-promotion for Donald Trump. He appeared on Howard Stern’s radio show to plug the finale of <i>The Apprentice</i>, season …

Donald Trump

How Much Does A Government Shutdown Cost? It Could Cost U.S. Economy Billions

Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Senate failed to reach an agreement on a stopgap budget bill Friday and it could cost the economy billions.<p>The …

Government Shutdown

The fringe thinkers who infiltrated US politics

The year since Donald Trump and his family walked into the White House has been a rollercoaster ride. In addition to unprecedented conflicts of interest and styles of communication, the US president brought with him an extraordinary succession of characters and world-views.<p>From far-right ideologues …

Donald Trump

Israel as a perversion of Judaism and the modern nation-state

In <i>Sovereign Jews: Israel, Zionism, and Judaism</i>, Yaacov Yadgar explores the ways in which Zionist thought and Israel as a state cope with Jewish …

Israel

Twitter Celebrates Anniversary Of Richard Spencer Getting Punched On Camera

Saturday marked the one year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as United States president. It was also one day short of the anniversary of …

Racism

Too Racist for Russian Propaganda?

But a flagrantly antisemitic post on Russia Insider has RT publicly denouncing a pro-Kremlin blogger.<p>Since Donald Trump and the U.S. far-right rose …

Russia

Steve Bannon's Irrelevant now, but who was He?

by February 5, 2018, Issue<p>And will his parade go on?<p>Who is Steve Bannon? That’s a question that is of less and less interest with each passing hour. …

Steve Bannon

Fox News' Tucker Carlson is the new premiere voice of Bannonism

Steve Bannon may have lost control of Breitbart, but as long as Carlson is around, his brand of right wing populism is kept alive<p>Last night from 8pm ET on Fox News, Bannonite-in-chief Tucker Carlson executed his formula and landed a rip-roaring show.<p>His opening monologue alleged that “illegal …

Tucker Carlson

U.S government shutdown would increase Pentagon's weapons costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government shutdown will stall new defense department contracts and ultimately increase the costs of weapons, creating even more budgetary headaches as lawmakers grapple with a government funding crisis.<p>Defense companies and Pentagon officials lamented the potential …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

America divided over Donald Trump - Photos,Images,Gallery - 81697

Donald Trump

How Three Billboards went from festival fest darling to awards-season controversy

It’s a question of redemption.<p>Martin McDonagh’s <i>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</i> seemed poised from the start to be an awards-season steamroller. It boasts a bevy of strong performances led by Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, and Woody Harrelson, and a barnburning screenplay by McDonagh, …

Flannery O'Connor

A government shutdown means Congress has failed. Remember when this was something to avoid?

Here we go again.<p>With unresolved policy differences on issues ranging from immigration and children’s health insurance to disputes over domestic and military spending, Congress and the White House are lurching toward a government shutdown or yet another temporary funding resolution.<p>The perpetual …

Government

Did the Kremlin funnel money to the NRA to help Trump? It’s bizarre, but conceivable

Right-wing zealots have massive man-crushes on Putin’s Russia, so the allegation is more disturbing than surprising<p>By December of 2015 it was obvious that presidential candidate Donald Trump, whom most people still considered just an entertaining gadfly, had a very friendly attitude toward Russian …

U.S. Politics

Check Out The Hilarious Device That Lets Racists Sleep At Night

It’s a tough time for racists ― alleged and otherwise. From the University of Alabama sorority sister who got the boot for her hate-filled videos, to the leader of the free world being dubbed the R-word for reportedly labeling some countries as “shitholes,” how’s a bigot to sleep?<p>Funny Or Die came …

Racism

Empty prisons, grounded warplanes: U.S. budget dysfunction hits home

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three hours west of Chicago, a federal prison stands ready to take in thousands of inmates and hire hundreds of guards, but its expansion is on hold, awaiting approval from a U.S. Congress that is again paralyzed by budget disputes.<p>In Florida, the Coast Guard patrols the …

Business

Homeland Security Is Wrong. Most Extremists Are American Born

A new report, commissioned by the Trump Administration as part of its efforts to enact new restrictions on immigration, bends over backwards to …

Racism

Hatewatch Headlines 1/19/2018

USA Today: Alt-right escalates its war on Silicon Valley, pledges to expose bias against conservatives.<p>ThinkAdvisor: As hate groups embrace Bitcoin, …

Racism

White nationalist wants to speak at Kent State on anniversary of protest shootings

White nationalist Richard Spencer, who popularized the term "alt-right" speaks at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October …

Cleveland

Shutdown or stopgap deal? Either way, military suffers

President Donald Trump is correct to warn that a government shutdown would harm the military — but the short-term spending deal he’s pledged to sign would also hamper the Pentagon’s readiness and delay his promised military buildup.<p>Former Pentagon officials say closing the government and extending …

Politics

Richard Spencer gets approval to speak at Michigan State on March 5

A white nationalist and alt-right frontman will be allowed to speak at Michigan State University in March after the school and the racist settled a …

Racism

Richard Spencer's tour manager sends request to speak at Kent State on anniversary of shooting

CLEVELAND - A lawyer and tour manager for the white nationalist leader Richard Spencer who has garnered controversy across the country for his …

Cleveland

White nationalist Richard Spencer might speak on Kent shooting anniversary

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas …

Ohio

Republicans haven’t really prepared for a shutdown

As Republicans bungle their way to a government shutdown, it is worth noting that they do not seem to have, to our knowledge, adequately prepared for it. When the clock hits 12:01 Saturday morning, the government must close, employees must cease using government devices (e.g. computers, cellphones) …

Opinion

Far-Right German Group Encourages Followers to Foster Child Refugees in Plot to Make Them Go Home

A German far-right group is encouraging followers to become guardians for refugee children in a "cynical" bid to prevent their integration into …

Christian Lindner

The scary ideology behind Trump’s immigration instincts

“Shithole” wasn’t the worst part of the President’s comments on immigration.<p>The most important phrase uttered during Donald Trump’s infamous immigration deal meeting last Thursday wasn’t the one about people from “shithole” countries. It was, “Why do we want people from Haiti here?” which was …

Racism

Shapiro at 'National Review': Is There An Ulterior Motive To Labeling Trump A Racist?

Is President Trump a racist?<p>The media have obsessed over this question for years now. This week, the dam seemed to break. After Trump’s alleged …

Conservative View

White supremacist Richard Spencer will speak at Michigan State after all

White supremacist Richard Spencer will speak for two hours on Michigan State University's campus on March 5, the university and Spencer's lawyers …

Racism

Military experts beg Congress to quit ‘shenanigans,’ say budget battle hurts readiness

Republicans were hoping to vote on another stopgap budget measure on Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, White House sources told FOX Business. But while some near-term issues can be averted with another continuing resolution (CR), the U.S. military could be negatively affected.<p>“Nothing has …

Business

Trump and the Military Are at Odds on Climate Change

While the Trump administration has largely rejected climate change as an issue, the Department of Defense and Congress have identified it as a major …

Climate