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Austin bomber is finally called a domestic terrorist. It’s about time.

It took the police long enough. Police in Austin, Texas, have finally admitted that the man who terrorized the city for 19 days by sending package bombs was a terrorist. The series of bombings rocked the city. The explosions killed two people and injured several more. Frightened residents were told to stay inside and avoid […]

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Orlando shooting creates big profits for gun makers

After the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., that killed 49 and wounded 53, at least one group came out ahead—U.S. gun manufacturers. The day after the attack at the Pulse nightclub, multiple news organizations reported sharp rises in the price of stock in the gun industry even on a day when other stock prices […]

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ISIS’ best new recruiting tool: Donald Trump

Even though he holds no official power — and sane people everywhere pray that he never will — GOP frontrunner Donald Trump already is undermining U.S. national security with his hate-filled remarks about Muslims. Trump has gone from vilifying immigrants in general (“criminals and rapists”) to spewing and instigating special hatred against Muslims. After the Islamic […]

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GOP hits new low with hysteria against Syrian refugees

To score cheap political points after the terrorist attacks in Paris by the Islamic State, Republicans across the country, from governors to those in Congress to several running for president, are trying to gin up fears against refugees trying to get into America to escape oppression elsewhere. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder started the ball rolling […]

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