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Oregon militia aren’t funny anymore. Time for authorities to step it up

With their latest actions, Ammon Bundy and his gang of armed yahoos have jumped the shark from being objects of derision with their requests for snacks, tampons, and French vanilla creamer to being even more dangerous vandals and thugs. Now in the second week of their occupation of a federal building at the Malheur National […]

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Best way to handle Oregon Y’all Qaeda “militia”? Laugh — and starve ’em out

First, let’s get something straight — heavily armed publicity hounds taking over a deserted government building to fight government “tyranny” and threatening to kill “government agents” aren’t patriots. They’re traitors to their country. That said, the yahoos that took over a closed wildlife refuge center near Burns, Ore., are providing more comic relief than $arah […]

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Think Jade Helm is insane? Five right-wing conspiracy theories

The delusional belief among a third of Republican primary voters that the U.S. military is poised to take over the state of Texas is just the tip of the nutjob iceberg. You thought it was just some fringe extremist belief? No. According to a recent poll from Public Policy Polling, the idea that the special […]

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GOP has selective memory when police are killed

Remember Jerad and Amanda Miller? In June of 2014, they were among the Tea Party, anti-government followers of scofflaw and tax cheat Cliven Bundy on his Nevada ranch, who refused to pay his cattle grazing fees. The Millers, who had an online history on social media of white supremacy and militia movements, decided to start […]

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