Larry Klayman Blames Obama For Bundy And Sterling’s Racism

Larry Klayman Blames Obama For Bundy And Sterling’s Racism

If you visit WorldNetDaily, you come to expect the bizarre. But the latest column from Larry Klayman might have you exhausting your supply of brain bleach. He believes that when Cliven Bundy started “a-wondering” whether blacks were better off when they were slaves and when Donald Sterling snapped that he didn’t want black people coming […]

Here’s A Gun That The NRA And Gun Lobby Don’t Like

Here’s A Gun That The NRA And Gun Lobby Don’t Like

  For as long as anyone can remember, the gun lobby’s main contribution to the gun control debate can be summed up as “(noun) (verb) more guns.” It’s remained that way even after Sandy Hook. But there’s a new type of gun being developed that has the National Rifle Association and its compatriots pitching a […]

Eric Holder Declares End To ‘Too Big To Jail’

Eric Holder Declares End To ‘Too Big To Jail’

Last year, Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate panel that he was gravely concerned that it was impossible to hold the largest financial institutions accountable for wrong doing. Why? Apparently some of them had become so large and so interconnected that moving too aggressively to prosecute them wasn’t worth the risk to the economy–and […]

FL Republican Kills A Financial Skills Course That Would Have Helped Students Avoid Debt

FL Republican Kills A Financial Skills Course That Would Have Helped Students Avoid Debt

This past winter, several teachers and business leaders in Florida got really concerned that young Floridians–including many who are going to college–lack knowledge about basic financial skills and concepts. It’s a big deal, because without these skills even the most educated students lack the information they need to stay out of debt. As we all […]

European Anti-Abortion Groups Making Common Cause With American Counterparts

European Anti-Abortion Groups Making Common Cause With American Counterparts

Recently, anti-abortion activists in the United States have gained some new allies across the Atlantic. According to an article in Politico, a younger generation of European pro-lifers has turned to the United States for help in advancing their cause. American pro-lifers see the new European alliance as a matter of necessity. Charmaine Yost, president of […]

Fox News Cuts Away From Obama Press Conf. Cuz No One Was Asking About Benghazi

Fox News Cuts Away From Obama Press Conf. Cuz No One Was Asking About Benghazi

Most of us know that Fox News Channel is a right-wing agitprop machine masquerading as a news network. But yesterday, Fox News dropped even the tiniest pretense that it is a bastion of serious journalism. The network cut away from President Obama’s press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel because none of the reporters were […]

Anti-Obama Screed At National Day Of Prayer Prompts Congresswoman To Walk Out

Anti-Obama Screed At National Day Of Prayer Prompts Congresswoman To Walk Out

The National Day of Prayer is supposed to be an apolitical gathering. Well, apparently James Dobson didn’t get that memo. After the longtime religious right activist used his speech at a gathering to commemorate the event at the Cannon Office Building on Thursday morning, a Democratic congresswoman was so outraged that she walked out. Dobson, […]

Some Conservatives Are STILL Defending Cliven Bundy

Some Conservatives Are STILL Defending Cliven Bundy

That breeze you may have felt last week came from the velocity with which many conservatives abandoned Cliven Bundy’s cause after the rogue Nevada rancher suggested that blacks may have been better off during the days of slavery than they are now. Yet, a number of prominent right-wingers are still rallying behind him. Here’s a […]

Federal Prosecutors About To Force Guilty Pleas From Two Major Banks

Federal Prosecutors About To Force Guilty Pleas From Two Major Banks

This morning’s edition of The New York Times leads with a report that federal prosecutors are on the verge of bringing criminal charges against two of the largest banks in the world, with a view toward forcing them to plead guilty in open court. Specifically, France’s BNP Paribas is under fire for doing business with […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: You’re Just Now Realizing What Donald Sterling Is?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: You’re Just Now Realizing What Donald Sterling Is?

Earlier today, NBA commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life after he admitted to telling his mistress that he didn’t want blacks attending games. Hours before Silver handed down what is arguably one of the harshest sanctions ever imposed in North American professional sports history, former NBA […]

Warriors Fan To Donald Sterling: ‘I Brought A Black Guy 2 The Game!’

Warriors Fan To Donald Sterling: ‘I Brought A Black Guy 2 The Game!’

As I mentioned on Sunday, Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, is under fire for allegedly telling his mistress that he doesn’t like black people coming to Clippers games–even though 10 of the 12 players on his roster are black. Well, at least one fan of the Clippers’ first-round opponent in the […]

GOP Congressman Michael Grimm Formally Indicted For Millon-Dollar Tax Fraud

GOP Congressman Michael Grimm Formally Indicted For Millon-Dollar Tax Fraud

  As I mentioned on Saturday, Congressman Michael Grimm, the only Republican representing a significant portion portion of New York City in the House, learned late Friday he was about to be indicted on federal criminal charges. Those charges came this afternoon, when federal prosecutors in Brooklyn unsealed a 20-count indictment charging Grimm, who represents […]

UPDATE: NBA To Decide On Donald Sterling Racism Matter By Tuesday

UPDATE: NBA To Decide On Donald Sterling Racism Matter By Tuesday

Just as yesterday’s NBA playoff game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors, ABC/ESPN reported that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will make a decision on whether to sanction Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist comments attributed to him at some point before Tuesday. The timing is critical, since the Clippers-Warriors series will return […]

NBA Investigating Alleged Racist Remarks By Los Angeles Clippers Owner

NBA Investigating Alleged Racist Remarks By Los Angeles Clippers Owner

Donald Sterling, the longtime owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, may be in extremely hot water after a tape surfaced of him appearing to tell his girlfriend not to bring black players to his games. Following a firestorm of criticism, the NBA is investigating. Late yesterday, TMZ released a tape of a heated argument […]

GOP Congressman Michael Grimm To Be Indicted For Fraud

GOP Congressman Michael Grimm To Be Indicted For Fraud

The lone Republican Congressman representing a significant portion of New York City is facing indictment on federal charges of fraud, with charges to be formally handed up as early as next week. Michael Grimm has represented New York’s 11th congressional district, comprising Staten Island and part of south Brooklyn, since 2011. However, his chances for […]

Americans For Prosperity Forced To Apologize For Using Photo Of Obama Visiting Aurora Shooting Victims In Attack Ad

Americans For Prosperity Forced To Apologize For Using Photo Of Obama Visiting Aurora Shooting Victims In Attack Ad

Americans For Prosperity is in full damage control mode after it initially photoshopped a picture of President Obama and Colorado Senator Mark Udall at a Aurora hospital and used it in an attack ad against Udall. Following a firestorm of protest, AFP was forced to recut the ad and apologize. AFP rolled out the ad […]

Meet Terri Lynn Land — The Woman Who’s Fueling The War On Women And Denies It

Meet Terri Lynn Land — The Woman Who’s Fueling The War On Women And Denies It

You may recall that earlier this month, I mentioned that former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, the all-but-certain Republican nominee in the race to succeed Carl Levin in the Senate, got rapped hard by American Bridge 21st Century for suggesting that women don’t really care about equal pay. In Land’s world, women want […]

Inadequate Regulations Blamed For West Fertilizer Explosion

Inadequate Regulations Blamed For West Fertilizer Explosion

Earlier today, the United States Chemical Safety Board released the preliminary findings of its investigation into last year’s massive explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. It found that the explosion, which killed 14 people and injured 200 more, could have been prevented had there been more adequate regulations at all levels of government […]

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