David Rock, a businessman in western Iowa, defends Donald Trump with what he claims to be a rational argument in favor of banning Muslims from entering the United States. Does his argument hold water?
Want to stop paying taxes? Wish you could beat up your gay neighbor? Looking for an excuse to remove your daughter from school and keep her illiterate? Need a place to dump your toxic sludge? Trying to keep all Muslims out of your town? Move
Why are the candidates in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination so extreme? To some extent, the unfortunate answer is that the candidates are extreme because Republican voters have become extreme. That’s not a complete explanation, however. In addition to the run-of-the-mill right wing extremism of
It’s been almost week now that an unruly gang of right wing extremists from as far away as Texas grabbed their guns and broke into the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, threatening to kill anyone who tried to interrupt their
Some of the following dates may change. North Dakota’s political parties will eventually decide on their own schedule. Check this calendar for updates from time to time. Monday, February 1 Iowa caucuses Tuesday, February 9 New Hampshire Saturday, February 20 Nevada caucuses (Democrats) South Carolina
Margaret Flowers is cooperating with Clean Up The Mines on environmental issues, speaking out against the use of police as enforcers of discipline in public schools, and opposes the Transpacific Partnership.
Ever vigilant against a Muslim invasion of their town that constantly seems just around the bend, the residents of Limerick have only reminded us that fear and hate never lead to sensible foreign policy.
Is the Little Mogadishu Really the Epicenter of Crime in Minneapolis? Crime Reports Say Absolutely Not.
I encourage you to visit the comments sections for a variety of articles at Irregular Times regarding Muslim immigrants to America from Somalia (see here, here and here for some examples). In those comments, you can find visitors eager to spread anecdotal claims that crime
Ben Carson likes to talk about strong borders. Although the American invasion and occupation of Iraq, which Ben Carson supported, began a cascade of effects that led a devastating civil war in Syria, Carson wants to turn back refugees from that war who are seeking
When politicians tell you that they “want the states to decide” on an issue, what they really mean is that they want the lobbyists to decide.
Total voters in Bangor, Maine on Election Day 2015: 10,873. Bangor population: 33,000.