Common sense prevailed late this week when an Arizona State Supreme Court justice called a halt to ex-Minuteman leader Chris Simcox's child-molestation trial so the courts can consider whether he should be allowed to cross-examine his alleged young victims.
SeaWorld has been blitzing the airwaves claiming that the killer whales in the company's care live just as long as orcas in the wild. Well, a lie gussied up with mischaracterized science and statistics is still a lie.
They held a nice protest out in front of SeaWorld Florida in Orlando on Saturday, and some uninvited guests showed up. Actually, they apparently were invited -- by someone associated with SeaWorld.
A small group of self-described 'Patriots' descended on the Washington state capitol in Olympia and demanded the removal of the flag of China, displayed to honor the visiting ambassador. Then they claimed victory when it came down as planned.
Chris Simcox is insisting not only on acting as his own attorney in his child-molestation trial, he's insisting on cross-examining the little girls he allegedly molested. Now his trial appears to be in limbo again.
SeaWorld has gone off the deep end, resorting to petty smear campaigns and ugly intimidation in its campaign to silence former orca trainer John Hargrove -- just like a certain cult we all know.
A far-right gun-rights group spent big bucks on a paranoid video ad claiming that an attempt to change rules for armor-piercing bullets would lead to Obama taking everyone's guns away -- and it ran even after ATF dropped the idea.
The reality is that so-called 'religious freedom' laws should be honestly called 'legalized discrimination.' And they make all kinds of bigots who hide behind their 'religious beliefs' very, very happy.
Some brave would-be militia organizers say they want to form teams of military and intelligence veterans to battle Islamic State overseas. But they mostly appear to be fantasists trying to raise money.
Onetime Minuteman leader Chris Simcox will be able to represent himself in his upcoming trial for child molestation -- which means he will be able to cross-examine his alleged young victims on the witness stand.
The anti-LGBT American Family Association is trying to hit back at the critics who designate them a hate group by offering their own version of a 'hate map' -- with its own insidious twist.
Oklahoma conservatives want to shield their children's beleaguered brains from dealing with some of the realities of their own history. We can see why. And it's appalling.
Onetime Minuteman leader Chris Simcox has filed papers seeking to act as his own attorney in his upcoming trial in Phoenix on child-molestation charges, raising the prospect that he could wind up cross-examining his own alleged young victims on the stand.
A young woman from Illinois with an apparent taste for neo-Nazi symbolism and white-supremacist beliefs was one of two people arrested last week in Canada for plotting to commit a mass murder at a mall on Valentine’s Day.
There's a peculiar historical blindness to right-wing hysteria about supposed Muslim 'no go zones' in Europe and the USA. Especially because Americans invented such zones. We called them 'sundown towns.'