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Alt-right Nov. 4 conspiracy predicts Antifa ‘supersoldiers’ are coming to behead white parents

The alt-right fell for a Twitter joke teasing mass murder by antifa “supersoldiers” on Nov. 4 and now people on both sides of the political aisle are preparing for violence. As the story goes, these antifascists or antifa “supersoldiers” are plotting to “behead all...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:03pm

The Foreman Forecast: Trick or treat

Like a screaming clown leaping out of a dark alley with an axe, the Russia probe came shrieking at the White House to kick off Halloween week. And Team Trump has reason to be afraid. According to court records, for the first time we now have a person directly tied to the Trump campaign admitting...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:00am

The Foreman Forecast: The truth is out there

I’ve never been inclined to believe conspiracy theories. I don’t think aliens landed in New Mexico. I have no faith Elvis and Tupac are hanging out in Belize. And I’ve never been convinced there was a secret plot of kill President Kennedy. I believe Lee Harvey Oswald did it. By...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 5:03am

Trump’s America: Indictments? What indictments? Look over … there!

Keep your eyes OFF the ball! Focus instead on Hillary’s damn emails. Distract yourself with moldy conspiracies about Obama’s uranium sales. Heck, go retweet the president’s latest on #witchhunts, #fakenews and oppo-research #dossiers. Just don’t — I repeat don’...

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:07pm

Alt-right using NATO psychological warfare to spread white supremacy

The alt-right is using psychological warfare techniques learned from leaked NATO and British intelligence documents to further the spread of white supremacy, a new report says. Study authors from the Institute of Strategic Dialogue, Julia Ebner and Jacob Davey, described the movement as “the...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:01pm

Trump contradicts earlier tweet, says 401(k)s might be capped after all

President Donald Trump said 401(k) caps are back on the table Wednesday, contradicting his earlier tweet promising there would be no change to retirement savings as Republicans try to figure out a way to pay for sweeping tax cuts. Trump changed his tune when asked about comments by Rep. Keven...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:45pm

Milo Yiannopoulos has a Las Vegas shooting conspiracy theory about Ellen DeGeneres

Milo Yannopoulos, the disgraced ex-Breitbart editor who, before his controversial statements on pedophilia forced him to resign, was a major voice in the alt-right’s leading publication, is dragging Ellen DeGeneres into the growing list of conspiracy theories surrounding the Las Vegas...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 3:21pm

Majority of white Americans say anti-white discrimination totally exists

Have white people lost their minds? (I say this as a white woman.) According to a poll released on Tuesday, a majority of white people say discrimination against them is a real thing in America. While individuals can be discriminated against, racism against white people is not a systemic problem....

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:12pm

Trump's America: Lies, damned lies and White House generals

Donald Trump just lost his 4-star character witness. That didn’t take long, did it? It's been less than three months since retired Marine Corps General John Kelly moved from Homeland Security secretary to White House chief of staff. Kelly’s new job, never an easy one, was to ease...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:33pm

School district apologizing after photo of black child on a leash mistaken for a slavery recreation online

A Massachusetts school district is on the defensive after a photograph of a visit by a Pilgrim reenactor appeared to show a  slavery recreation using a black elementary school student. The photo shows a young black girl on her knees while two white children stand behind her in Colonial-period...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:16pm

By writing 2 little words on Twitter, Facebook women bring awareness to sexual assault

Women trying to draw awareness to the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault in society have a new rallying cry: Me too. The two little words flooded Facebook and Twitter beginning on Sunday night in posts by women who have been the victims of sexual assault. The movement, sparked by a ...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:29am

Trump’s America: Danger! Danger! Rex Tillerson! Look Out Below!

So has Rex Tillerson been castrated or not? It’s never good when that’s the question people are asking about you. Republican Sen. Bob Corker was the one who first raised this painful possibility, charging that President Donald Trump had “publicly castrated” his own...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 6:51pm

Numbers show gun control laws are working

It’s a familiar narrative by now: a mass shooting shocks the nation, gun control proponents stand on their soapboxes, pro-Second Amendment groups cry about politicizing tragedy, and nothing seems to really happen. With little federal action on gun control, the laws managing access to...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:53pm

Top Bush aide tells the GOP 'it's time to panic'

Michael Gerson, a former aide to President George W. Bush and opinion writer for the Washington Post, wrote Friday morning “Republicans, it’s time to panic,” referring to President Trump’s fitness for office. Deputy assistant and director of speechwriting in the Bush...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:08pm

NRA comes out in favor of bump stock regulations in latest gun-control twist

In a move supported by the White House and Republican leadership, The NRA on Thursday said it was moving away from its usual staunch pro-Second Amendment stance, saying it is in favor of reviewing the regulations on bump stocks — the firearm accessory used by the gunman in the Las Vegas...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 4:35pm

The Foreman Forecast: The cynical flood

I try not to grow more cynical as each year passes, but I’m conscious and I live in D.C. – so that’s like trying to not get wet when you fall into a creek. Accordingly, the Harvey Weinstein saga has me swimming in cynicism. Weinstein is a Hollywood mogul who is a major donor and...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:01am

D.C. pharmacist provides Alzheimer's drugs for members of Congress, he says

A pharmacist in Washington, D.C. claims that he fills prescriptions for drugs that treat Alzheimer's Disease for members of Congress, STAT News reports. A writer for the Boston Globe subsidiary spent time shadowing Mike Kim, the owner of Grubb's Pharmacy. Founded in 1867, it sends up to...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:26pm

Zinke says if Confederate monuments removed, Native 'Indians' will complain next

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said if the government caves to leftist demands and has Confederate monuments removed it could lead to a “slippery slope” where next Native Americans will be calling for the removal of statues commemorating leaders who lead violence against their ancestors...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:19pm

Trump’s America: Worst aim ever in the DC Corral

Another mass murder by gunfire, another paralyzed response from our political class: They’re shooting blanks again in Washington. Donald Trump blames “pure evil,” which is his way of saying there’s nothing anyone can do to try and stop it. On Capitol Hill, the only thing...

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:24pm

Las Vegas shooter's bump stock actually saved lives: Tucker Carlson

Remember when the zaniest thing about Tucker Carlson was his bowtie? Cue the slapstick sound effects because the Fox News host said something on Thursday night that registered on the bizarre-o-meter: the use of bump stocks in the Las Vegas mass shooting might have saved lives. Watch the latest...

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 5:05pm