Zieve: Obama to Head ‘North American Caliphate’

Even by the standards of the American far right, Sher Zieve is out on the fringes, which explains why she’s writing astonishingly stupid columns for BarbWire, where there is no limit to how bizarre or extreme one can be. In her latest column, she claims that Obama is establishing a North American caliphate, which he will lead.
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Does Obama ‘Love’ America? I Don’t

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani has caused a controversy by saying that he doesn’t think President Obama “loves America.” He has refused to back off his remarks and other wingnuts are leaping to his defense. Darrell Issa, who never saw an issue he couldn’t be a demagogue about, had some bizarre remarks about it:
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Victoria Jackson Persecuted for Not Being Funny

Saturday Night Live recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a three and a half hour special that brought back many alumni and special guests who had appeared on the show. Conspicuously missing was Victoria Jackson. The Worldnetdaily wants you to know that she’s being persecuted for her religious and political views.
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Washington Florist Wants to Be a Martyr

In the latest of a string of cases involving discrimination against gay couples getting married, a judge in Washington said last week that a florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding had violated state anti-discrimination laws and that her religious beliefs did not give her a legal exemption from such laws. The florist is clearly seeking to become a martyr:
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Court: DHS Can’t Detain Immigrant Families Seeking Asylum

Despite the right wing lie that Obama is rolling out the red carpet for illegal immigrants, the administration made the choice to detain mothers and children fleeing violence in Central America, often in terrible conditions. A federal judge has now issued a preliminary injunction forbidding such action pending a full trial.
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