Viral Hate Campaign Used a Photo of an Afghan Women's Rights Hero

The photo above depicts Malalai Kakar, a pioneering female police officer who aided "victims of domestic violence, rape, and forced marriage" before the Taliban murdered her in 2008. Her photographer was shocked to find conservatives using the image this month in a viral anti-Muslim campaign. » 9/22/14 1:19pm Today 1:19pm

Rand Paul Is Running for President in the Most Obnoxious Way Possible

Libertarians are having a moment or something, and there is much excitement over the possibility of a presidential run by a bizarrely coiffed amateur ophthalmologist and civil-rights opponent. How could he be more obnoxious? By staking his candidacy on Silicon Valley brogrammers. » 9/22/14 12:55pm Today 12:55pm

What Would Politics Look Like Without Plagiarism?

Pundits are aflutter over a Wisconsin Democrat's plagiarism of other candidates' platforms for her jobs plan. What would politics look like without plagiarism? Nothing. Politics is plagiarism. And it will continue to be plagiarism until we demand something different of our politicians, and ourselves. » 9/19/14 3:11pm Friday 3:11pm

Thirsty Uber Seeks the Fresh Blood of Military Veterans

Uber, the smartphone-based succubus that's driving taxis to extinction (but isn't really driving disabled people anywhere), is branching out to military vets and their loved ones. They want vet drivers, vet riders and most importantly, several well-placed executives in the federal defense establishment. » 9/17/14 4:56pm Wednesday 4:56pm

Many People Are Killing With Rented Guns at Shooting Ranges

In 2009, Marie Moore, pictured above, took her son Mitchell to a Florida shooting range and rented some guns. While Mitchell lined up, Marie killed him with a single shot to the head, then shot herself. She'd had a history of mental illness. She's one of many such Americans who have killed with rented firearms. » 9/17/14 2:17pm Wednesday 2:17pm

Princeton Fop Ted Cruz Is a Green Beret Soldier or Something Now

Ted Cruz, Princeton '92 and creepy bathrobe enthusiast, is really tired of all these nancyboys who run the military, insisting that there must be political reconciliation and trustbuilding to forge stability in Iraq. Is he gonna have to go over there and bloody up some jihadi ass himself? » 9/17/14 11:15am Wednesday 11:15am

Media Critic Calls Chris Hayes Sexist for "Girl Talk" Reference

Mark Finkelstein, a NewsBusters editor dedicated to "COMBATING LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS" who "spent ten days in Iraq" once, has a scoop: MSNBC host Chris Hayes was really sexist on the air last night. Which is true, if you don't know who Girl Talk is. Mark Finkelstein does not know who Girl Talk is. » 9/17/14 11:12am Wednesday 11:12am