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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Battlestar Galactica's Profound Warning About the Militarization of Police

Christopher Zumski Finke for YES! Magazine Published August 25, 2014 - 7:00am

In Battlestar Galactica there’s a scene where President Laura Roslyn and chief military Commander William Adama debate how to respond to the potential rioting of civilians. In the absence of a police force capable of handling the situation, Roslyn wants the military to police the civilians. Adama tells her the military won’t be her cops.


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Former GOP Majority Leader: God Always Intended for Jesus Christ to Get into American Politics

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published August 14, 2014 - 10:14am

"We've got to rewrite the federal government," DeLay proclaimed. "Let's bring Jesus Christ back into our political system and stand for him unashamedly because none of this is going to happen without God."


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An Innocent Man Is Dying of Cancer on Texas's Death Row

Sarah Solon for Blog of Rights Published August 14, 2014 - 9:28am

Max Soffar has a long history of self-medicating. When he was four, his parents found him passed out next to their car, gas cap in hand. Since birth, Max's brain has been damaged. That damage has been made worse by years of physical and mental abuse by adoptive parents and staff at mental institutions.


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