George Bush delivers a State of the Union address, via Wikimedia Commons

Jeb Bush would like you to believe that George Bush became president on 9/12/01

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It’s the neocon meme that just. won’t. die.
Jewish settlers teaching their kids how to use high-powered weapons, via Bird Eye / Flickr

Palestinian toddler dies in “price tag” fire set by Jewish extremists

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This is what happens when religion is strong.
terrorists at the table

We absolutely do negotiate with terrorists, which is good because we have to

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Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on why we have to talk to terrorists.
Charleston, South Carolina via Wikimedia Commons

A devil went down to Charleston

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Our own racialized responses to a racially-motivated act of terrorism.
Lindsey Graham, screenshot via YouTube

Conservatives shamelessly use Charleston shooting to claim religious persecution

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To claim that the Charleston shooting was about anything other than race is to be wrong.

It’s time for a serious discussion about [insert latest case of religious violence here]

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This horrible attack had nothing to do with religion, even if the attackers vigorously & repeatedly claim it d

It was terrible, but was the Ottawa attack terrorism?

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The Canadian shooter thought he was being stalked by the devil. Was he a terrorist, or just a nut?

Is it ISIS or ISIL?

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I don’t like ISIS or ISIL. Here’s why I’m going with “Islamic State.”
Climate via Shutterstock

Climate change deemed a growing security threat by military researchers

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Has the military discovered climate crisis as global threat? Or has media just noticed the military is noticing?
NEW YORK CITY, NY - SEP 2: Light beams are lit at the site in memory of World Trade Center destroyed on September 11. September 11, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City. Songquan Deng /

The deadly attack on the Jewish community center, was it “terrorism”?

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How do we, should we, define “terrorism,” and has the word becoming not just meaningless, but misleading?

Missing Malaysia Air flight appears to have done u-turn before disappearing

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An interesting map of just how far the Malaysian Air flight could have flown – Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia…

Lewis Black on the disaster that is the Sochi Olympics (video)

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“The only thing in Russia that’s more exposed than their corruption is their president’s nippples.”

Delta refusing to waive cancellation fee for tourists fleeing Sochi Olympics

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“I’m not putting the children in harm’s way,” one mother of three said. “It’s not a vacation anymore.”
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