Editorials

The Deafening GOP Silence On Trump’s Violent Twitter Attack On Hillary (TWEET/VIDEO)

The Deafening GOP Silence On Trump’s Violent Twitter Attack On Hillary (TWEET/VIDEO)

It appeared that Donald Trump removed any doubt about his moral fiber–or lack thereof–when he declared that any NFL player who kneels during the national anthem is a “son of a bitch” who needs to be fired posthaste. He apparently saw fit to blast Colin Kaepernick and others with harsher language than he has used […]

RWNJ Pastor: Pushing God ‘Out Of Our Life’ Causes Natural Disasters (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor: Pushing God ‘Out Of Our Life’ Causes Natural Disasters (VIDEO)

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria ravishing the United States and Caribbean, we’ve seen a number of pastors revert to what has become a very disturbing tradition–claiming that these and other natural disasters are the result of sin. Never mind that whenever they spew this bilge and word gets out about it, […]

The Science Of More Than Just The Black Penis. Size Matters… Ouch (VIDEO)

The Science Of More Than Just The Black Penis. Size Matters… Ouch (VIDEO)

Let’s get real. It’s getting ugly out there. White cops killing unarmed Black men, the necessary removal of our Confederate monuments, the “free speech” event at Berkeley turning violent, and the terrorist attack by a white nationalist at the Charlottesville rally in Virginia just a few weeks ago… What is going on here? The reason […]

5 Things You Should Know About Religion And Freedom Of Speech

5 Things You Should Know About Religion And Freedom Of Speech

Hello, dear readers, your friendly liberal lawyer is back with another guide to the oft-misunderstood first amendment. This week we’ll look at religious free speech, specifically, what clergy can and cannot say and what lines they must not cross. 1. The Basics As you may remember from my first freedom of speech piece, the first […]

Jemele Hill Was Right: Trump Is A White Supremacist (TWEETS)

Jemele Hill Was Right: Trump Is A White Supremacist (TWEETS)

ESPN contributor Jemele Hill took a lot of heat this week for speaking her mind on President Donald Trump. In a series of tweets earlier this week, Hill suggested that Trump harbored racist attitudes, and surrounded himself with people in the White House who shared similar ideals. After pressure was put on the network from […]

This So-Called ‘Prophet’ Was Actually A Pervert (VIDEO)

This So-Called ‘Prophet’ Was Actually A Pervert (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that the religious right has bowed down to Donald Trump. It’s also no secret that the nation’s so-called moral guardians have convinced many of their followers to join them in doing so, often by bullying them. After all, well over 70 percent of white evangelicals approve of Trump’s performance–more than double what […]

How I Explained September 11 To My Son (VIDEO)

How I Explained September 11 To My Son (VIDEO)

I was 17-years-old when the attacks of September 11 happened. Even though I didn’t live anywhere close to New York, Washington D.C., or even Pennsylvania, I will never forget that day, and consider it a formative event in my life. I think that a lot of people from the Millennial generation agree — 9/11 changed […]

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

In the digital age, everyone has the ability to have an opinion. Freedom of Speech is one of the most important pillars of the collection of rights we have as American citizens. Our first President George Washington declared that “if freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep […]

Trump Spiritual Adviser Regrets Warning Us That Opposing Trump Means Opposing God (TWEET)

Trump Spiritual Adviser Regrets Warning Us That Opposing Trump Means Opposing God (TWEET)

Almost from the time Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election was beyond doubt, the religious right has been warning us against opposing him. Their explanation? Any opposition to Trump is being driven by witchcraft, demons, and the devil himself. For that reason, if we oppose Trump, we oppose God’s plan for America–and we’re […]

RWNJ Pastor’s Daughter Calls BS On Dad’s Claim Harvey Was Caused By Sin (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor’s Daughter Calls BS On Dad’s Claim Harvey Was Caused By Sin (VIDEO)

Earlier in the week, hard-right pastors Rick Joyner and Jim Bakker became the latest to blame a national tragedy on abortion and marriage equality. They suggested that Hurricane Harvey dumped gallons of rain on Houston not because of climate change, but because its gay-friendly reputation left it up to its eyeballs in “sin and wickedness.” […]

RWNJ Pastor To Christian Critics Of Trump: ‘Oh, Shut Up!’ (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor To Christian Critics Of Trump: ‘Oh, Shut Up!’ (VIDEO)

Ever since Donald Trump’s upset victory, the religious right has gone overtime warning the nation against speaking out against him. Their explanation? Trump is carrying out God’s plan for this country, and those opposing him are being driven by witchcraft, demons, and the devil himself. So therefore, if you stand against Trump, you’re standing against God […]

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump bucked many people’s expectations this week when he made an agreement with his political rivals, Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, over the debate on the extending debt ceiling. Not only did Trump agree to a three-month fix on the issue — a plan that other Republican leaders like Speaker of the […]

Jim Bakker And Rick Joyner Say ‘Sin And Wickedness’ Turned Houston Into A Lake (VIDEO)

Jim Bakker And Rick Joyner Say ‘Sin And Wickedness’ Turned Houston Into A Lake (VIDEO)

Days after the September 11 attacks, Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson claimed the planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon because of abortion and gays. They were deservedly sliced, diced, and julienned from all sides. However, the fundie fringe apparently didn’t take the hint. Ever since then, almost like clockwork, whenever disaster […]

Trump-Worshiping Pastor: Attack Me And You’ll Answer To God (VIDEO)

Trump-Worshiping Pastor: Attack Me And You’ll Answer To God (VIDEO)

As of Labor Day weekend, Donald Trump’s average approval rating, as calculated by FiveThirtyEight, stands at 37.5 percent. At risk of sounding like a broken record, this is the lowest approval rating on record for a newly-elected president at this stage in his presidency. But, again at risk of sounding like a broken record, the biggest […]

I Think We Are Seeing The REAL Chelsea Clinton For The First Time EVER

I Think We Are Seeing The REAL Chelsea Clinton For The First Time EVER

Am I the only one who never really thought that much about Chelsea Clinton? Did I like her? Yes. Admire her? Certainly. But stand back and say “whoa this girl is a BADASS”? Not so much. I think most people thought of Chelsea Clinton as the “girl next door” (who just happened to be a high […]

BREAKING: Trump Just Pardoned Convicted Criminal Sheriff Joe Arpaio

BREAKING: Trump Just Pardoned Convicted Criminal Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Well Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s loyalty to malignant narcissist Pres. Donald Trump has paid off. He’s been pardoned by the worst president in American history. From Friday’s New York Times: President Trump on Friday pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff whose aggressive efforts to hunt down and detain undocumented immigrants made him a national symbol of the divisive […]

Trump-Worshiping Pastors Want To Create Fake News For Their Messiah (VIDEO)

Trump-Worshiping Pastors Want To Create Fake News For Their Messiah (VIDEO)

As we know by now, the Donald Trump administration has ramped its war on the media into Defcon 1. But one collection of Trump’s most ardent supporters has had it at that level for some time–the religious right. Almost from the moment of Trump’s upset victory, they have been warning us against daring to speak […]

WATCH: Large Racist White Woman Picks The WRONG Little Lady To Mess With, Gets Her A** Kicked

WATCH: Large Racist White Woman Picks The WRONG Little Lady To Mess With, Gets Her A** Kicked

UPDATE: The racist lady has been charged. Summer Cortts, 39, a Boca Raton, Fla., resident, has been charged with disorderly conduct and inciting an affray, a legal term that basically means “fighting.” The incident took place Tuesday at a La Quinta in Coral Springs. Can you say “iron fist in a velvet glove”? Or “big […]

Roland Martin Politely Reminds Trump’s Spiritual Adviser About The Bible (VIDEOS)

Roland Martin Politely Reminds Trump’s Spiritual Adviser About The Bible (VIDEOS)

For some time, the religious right has been mounting a ham-handed bullying campaign to warn white evangelicals against joining the resistance to Donald Trump. Their explanation? Those who oppose Trump are supposedly being driven by witchcraft, demons, and the devil himself to oppose God’s plan for America. Therefore, opposing Trump not only risks your salvation, […]

Trump Spiritual Adviser Warns Against Opposing Trump, Explains That We’re Opposing God Himself (VIDEO)

Trump Spiritual Adviser Warns Against Opposing Trump, Explains That We’re Opposing God Himself (VIDEO)

As of Monday afternoon, Donald Trump’s average approval rating, as calculated by FiveThirtyEight, is 37.2 percent–easily the lowest on record for a newly-elected president at this stage in his presidency. But as bad as these numbers are, there’s ample evidence that they’re heavily inflated. After all, the biggest reason Trump’s approval ratings are even that […]

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