Tag: George Zimmerman

Nolte: NYT Profile of Nazi Sympathizer Makes Case that Barack Obama Is White

The left-wing New York Times is catching all kinds of flak over a profile of Tony Hovater, an Ohio-based Nazi-sympathizer and white separatist who offers up sizzling insights like the one about Hitler being “a lot more chill” about the extermination of Slavs and homosexuals than history (and facts) would have us believe.

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 09: Grace Miranda and other supporters of Trayvon Martin gather for a rally in front of Florida Senator Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office to ask him to retract his support for Florida's so called 'Stand Your Ground' gun law following the Trayvon Martin killing on April 9, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Martin was killed by George Michael Zimmerman on February 26th while Zimmerman was on neighborhood watch patrol in the gated community of The Retreat at Twin Lakes, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Self-Defense Laws Increase Homicides

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) claims Florida’s stand your ground law results in a higher rate of justifiable homicides as well as homicides overall.

12 Fake News Stories from the Mainstream Media

With all of the politically-charged talk about banning “fake news” sites, it seems appropriate to review some of the worst fake news stories pushed by mainstream media outlets. No matter how large your family gathering is this Thanksgiving, you won’t be chowing down on a turkey as big as these phony stories from A-list television shows and publications.

Jennifer Deasy holds her Colt Government .380 caliber pistol at the target range at Niagara Gun Range in North Tonawanda, N.Y., Thursday June 26, 2008. Americans can keep guns at home for self-defense, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in the justices' first-ever pronouncement on the meaning of gun rights under the Second Amendment. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Veto Override Makes Missouri Newest ‘Stand Your Ground’ State

On September 14 Missouri’s Republican lawmakers overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) veto of SB 656 and made Missouri the newest “Stand Your Ground” state. Breitbart News previously reported that the veto override also abolished permitting requirements for law-abiding citizens who wish

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‘Weekend Update’ Mocks Starbucks, Zimmerman

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” mocked Starbucks’ “Race Together” campaign and George Zimmerman during its “Weekend Update” segment. Host Michael Che reported on George Zimmerman’s criticisms of President Obama for inflaming racial tensions before remarking “at least he [Zimmerman] thinks it

Sharpton: We Must Lower Legal Threshold for Federal Hate Crime

Wednesday on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” in discussing this week’s Justice Department announcement that there is not sufficient evidence to charge George Zimmerman with intentionally violating the civil rights of Trayvon Martin during the 2012  confrontation that tragically resulted in

Majority See Race Relations Worse Under Obama

According to a new Bloomberg poll, “a majority of Americans, 53 percent, say the interactions between the white and black communities have deteriorated” since Obama took office back in 2008. But can you blame them? In the six years since

Trust in Media Returns to All-Time Low

Trust in Media Returns to All-Time Low

Per Gallup, after a short-term bump to 44% last year, trust in the media to report “the news fully, accurately, and fairly” has plummeted back to an all-time low of 40%.  With fits and starts, the downward trend since Gallup

Three Cheers for Full Disclosure

Three Cheers for Full Disclosure

In the wake of last Saturday’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, there have been repeated demands for the release of the name of the police officer who fatally shot the unarmed man.  No investigation of the shooting

Obama's phone must be disconnected, and his pen out of ink

In response to #MarineHeldInMexico : It sure would be nice for President Pen-and-Phone to speak up in a few situations where he actually could make an immediate difference, without trampling on the Constitution.  Maybe that’s why he doesn’t say anything.