Gold Star family

RWNJ Used A Gold Star Widow’s Suffering As Propaganda (TWEETS/VIDEO)

RWNJ Used A Gold Star Widow’s Suffering As Propaganda (TWEETS/VIDEO)

As part of the effort to push back against high school, college, and professional players taking a knee in protest of police brutality, right-wingers have claimed that taking a knee dishonors our men and women in uniform. Well, one right-winger’s effort to supposedly honor our troops wound up taking advantage of a Gold Star widow’s […]

NEW DETAILS: Trump’s Gaffe With Khan Family Was Even Worse Than We Thought (VIDEO)

NEW DETAILS: Trump’s Gaffe With Khan Family Was Even Worse Than We Thought (VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a fool out of himself at and after the Democratic National Convention. Trump got into a feud with the Khan family, a Gold Star family who spoke about him. Trump apparently didn’t know what a Gold Star family is. This term is generally used to describe families who have […]

Fundies Think Gold Star Dad Was ‘Dishonest’ And Sending ‘Two Messages’ (WITH AUDIO)

Fundies Think Gold Star Dad Was ‘Dishonest’ And Sending ‘Two Messages’ (WITH AUDIO)

We already knew that the religious right is so determined to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House. After all, she’s been their pet hate for two decades. But how far are they willing to go? Well, if what we’ve heard from American Family Radio morning drive-time host Sandy Rios is any indication, they’re […]

Captain Khan’s Commanding Colonel Denounces Trump: ‘I Am Republican, But Will Vote My Conscience’

Captain Khan’s Commanding Colonel Denounces Trump: ‘I Am Republican, But Will Vote My Conscience’

For the last week, Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of fallen Muslim American war hero Captain Humayun Khan, have had to endure outrageous smearing at the hands of Donald Trump and his surrogates. In that time, Trump and his surrogates have gone from suggesting Humayun’s mother was ordered to keep quiet to suggesting that his father is […]

Republicans Supporting Khan Family, But Not Denouncing Trump’s Remarks (VIDEO)

Republicans Supporting Khan Family, But Not Denouncing Trump’s Remarks (VIDEO)

Khizr Khan delivered a poignant speech at the Democratic National Convention. He spotlighted the heroism of his son, a Muslim American who died while fighting in Iraq for the United States Army. The Republican Party and their darling presidential nominee, Donald Trump, caught a whiff of the speech, which brought about an interesting sequence of events. Mainstream […]

Muslim Gold Star Mom Gives Trump What He Asked For–But He May Not Like It

Muslim Gold Star Mom Gives Trump What He Asked For–But He May Not Like It

If there is any decency left in this country, Donald Trump lost the 2016 presidential election when he suggested that the mother of a fallen Muslim American war hero wasn’t allowed to speak for herself at the Democratic National Convention because her faith didn’t allow it. On Friday, Trump got wind that Gold Star dad Khizr […]