Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

David Edwards The president of Howard University announced on Thursday that the school had increased security after receiving a racist death threat against all students. “We are aware of the threat made against the University and its students and are working with campus, local, and federal law enforcement on this serious matter,” President Wayne A.

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Bethania Palma Markus Conservative news outlets rushed to declare a racially charged incident at the University of Missouri a hoax — only to have their conspiracy theory easily debunked by another conservative website. Amid rising tensions at the University of Missouri over racist treatment of the school’s African-American student population and failure of school administrators

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

David Edwards Conservative author David Limbaugh, the brother of Rush Limbaugh, told Fox Business Network on Thursday that advocates for the reproductive rights of women insisted on exceptions for the life of the mother as a way to “trap” opponents of abortion. Fox Business host Ashley Webster kicked off an interview with Limbaugh by noting

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Agence France-Presse Undercover Israeli agents pretending to transport a pregnant woman raided a West Bank hospital overnight and killed a Palestinian while arresting his cousin over a knife attack, officials said Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said 21 agents participated in the raid targeting Azzam Shalaldeh in the surgery department of the hospital in Hebron.

Chris Christie: ‘Lawless’ Obama destroying the US by encouraging campus protests against racism

Chris Christie: ‘Lawless’ Obama destroying the US by encouraging campus protests against racism

Travis Gettys Gov. Chris Christie is blowing a racist dog whistle to attract attention to his collapsing presidential aspirations. The New Jersey governor has been relegated to the Republican undercard debate, where he repeatedly touted his “law and order” credentials Tuesday night as a former prosecutor, and the following day he attacked “lawless” civil rights

Episcopal preacher skewers Maine GOP with the Gospel after they bizarrely smear him as ‘anti-Christian’

Episcopal preacher skewers Maine GOP with the Gospel after they bizarrely smear him as ‘anti-Christian’

Bethania Palma Markus The Maine Republican Party and state Rep. Lawrence E. Lockman (R) seem to be taking a cue from radical anti-abortion activists who attack their target by editing what they say until it’s no longer accurate. According to the Maine Beacon, Lockman took to his Facebook page to call Democratic mayoral candidate Ben Chin,

US unemployment claims hold steady near 4-decade low

US unemployment claims hold steady near 4-decade low

Agence France-Presse New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits held steady last week, close to a four-decade low as the jobs market firms, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Initial jobless claims, an indicator of the pace of layoffs, totaled 276,000 in the week ending November 7, the same as the previous week. New filings remain low