If Muslim terrorists from the Islamic State were able to unleash one attack the size of the San Bernardino shootings every single day of the year, it would take them ten years at that rate to match the number of Americans killed by the pollutants released by ground transportation in the United States.
Under United States law, states aren’t in charge of immigration; such matters are part the federal government’s jurisdiction. Indeed, Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution not only declares that it is the role of the U.S. Congress to “provide for the common Defence and
Some Republican politicians have responded to Donald Trump’s demand that all Muslims, including American citizens, be prevented from crossing the border into the United States by condemning his statements. They want to create the impression that Donald Trump’s comments aren’t representative of the Republican Party.
Donald Trump Censorship and Ignorance Twofer: If Elected, He’ll Ask Bill Gates to Close the Internet
A regular visitor to Irregular Times writes to us to protest the words we use to describe Republican Party presidential front-runner Donald Trump. When I say Donald Trump is “pro-censorship,” Korky Day calls that “libel” — in other words, a damaging statement about Donald Trump
The United States military, in a bombing attack against the Islamic State, killed 26 civilians in Syria yesterday. 7 of those killed were children.
Ted Cruz notices that a crazy couple in California has killed 14 people, and says that it’s a reminder that America is at war. If this is the biggest hint we’ve got that there’s a war going on, maybe it isn’t really a war.
When Donald Trump talks about his plans to use the federal government to “save Christianity once and for all”, he is talking about a plan to overturn the Constitution and end democracy in the United States of America. Now that Donald Trump has made his intention to seize the U.S. federal government and convert it into a central authority over Americans’ religious lives, Americans need to ask themselves whether it is more important to them to push one form of Christianity on other Americans, or to preserve their democracy.
While Republican voters used to spend a great deal of time accusing Barack Obama of being “The Antichrist”, they can’t bring themselves to do the same with Hillary Clinton, because, for Republicans, gender discrimination is even more important than hating Democrats. They just can’t wrap
I’m waiting for all the Republican voters to change their Facebook profile photos to the colors of Nigerian flag, and to post
“We are all Dakasoye” messages.
The day after Goodlatte sent a letter to the President warning that Syrian refugee Islamic State terrorists are poised to exploit every single opportunity to attack the United States, in a bloody onslaught that will devastate our country from coast to coast, Goodlatte has closed up his committee, left Washington D.C., and is preparing to settle in with his family tomorrow for a peaceful Thanksgiving turkey dinner followed by a nice long nap. Crisis? I don’t think so.