NYPD Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Kicking Street Vendor

Jamilah King for Colorlines Published September 19, 2014 - 7:00am

NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that an unnamed officer has been suspended and stripped of his badge after being caught on video kicking a street vendor who was in police custody.


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Musical Protesters Fight Mall Sprawl in Seattle Suburb

Contributor Staff for The Contributor Published September 18, 2014 - 10:16am

In the department of creative protest tactics, residents in the Seattle suburb of Bainbridge Island are raising their voices in song to stop a shopping mall developer from building a large Walgreens, and have made a fun crowdsourced music video to promote their boycott campaign.


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Glenn Beck's New Conspiracy Theory About Obama and the Oval Office is a Doozy

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published September 12, 2014 - 7:00am

Glenn Beck is upset that when President Obama delivered his remarks laying out his plans for confronting ISIS last night, he did not do so from the Oval Office, suggesting that this is all part of Obama's effort to fundamentally transform the nation by erasing America's image of what the presidency represents.


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Likely 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate: To Know Obama, Read 'Mein Kampf'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published September 10, 2014 - 7:00am

In an interview with Newsmax host J.D. Hayworth, Ben Carson said that if people want to know the truth about President Obama, they should simply “read ‘Mein Kampf’ and read the works of Vladimir Lenin.” “Mein Kampf,” of course, was written by Adolf Hitler and is filled with anti-Communist diatribes.


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GOP Candidate and Top Anti-Immigrant Activist Charged With Child Sexual Abuse

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published September 8, 2014 - 7:00am

Maryland GOP politician Michael Hethmon, who also serves as senior counsel for the Immigration Reform Law Institute, has been charged with child sexual abuse over claims that he molested an 8-year-old girl, according to WUSA.


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He Removed One Letter on His Resume, and Suddenly He Started Hearing from Companies

Terrance Heath for Campaign for America's Future Published September 5, 2014 - 8:33am

That old nursery rhyme we learned as children isn’t quite true anymore. Sticks and stones may break your bones, but your name can hurt your chances of getting a job.


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Hillary Clinton Manages to Say Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

Aura Bogado for Colorlines Published August 29, 2014 - 7:00am

It took her almost three weeks, but likely 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finally said something about the shooting and killing of Michael Brown and what’s transpired since.


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Ben Stein: Michael Brown 'Wasn't Unarmed. He Was Armed With His Incredibly Strong, Scary Self'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published August 28, 2014 - 7:00am

In an interview with Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg, conservative pundit Ben Stein insisted that Michael Brown, the black teenager who was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, “wasn’t unarmed” because he was “armed with his incredibly strong, scary self.”


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