NYPD casually admits its 'counterterror' unit is used to monitor Ferguson & Occupy Protestors, Media Yawns

Buried in a NY Post story today is the first public admission by the NYPD its 'Counterterrorism' unit's monitoring apparatus makes no distinction between al Qaeda and activists

A Skeptics Guide to Syrian Foreign Fighter Hysteria: 6 Reasons the Media Should Start Asking Questions

Increased surveillance, 'extremist disruption', whistleblower clampdowns: the same 'security' industry asserting ‘western Jihadi’ numbers are the same ones benefiting from their increase

A Complete GIF of 'Moderate Muslims' Denouncing ISIS for Your Bigoted Uncle this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, your drunken, ill-informed Uncle will claim 'moderate Muslims' refuse to 'speak out' against 'ISIS'. Here's a single GIF that proves otherwise.

I Got the Daily Beast & Heavy.com to Correct Bogus ISIS-Ottawa Shooter Connection [Update]

There exist no evidence yesterday’s shooting in Ottawa had any connection to the Islamic State. This didn’t stop the media from contriving one.

Can We Officially Call Modern Family a Racist Show Now?

The 5-time Emmy Award winner has always skirted the line - but their 'grinning, dumb Africans' bit last week streamrolled over it

'Syrian Observatory For Human Rights' Invents ISIS Air Force, Media Plays Along

Tuesday the White House is hesitant to call for a No Fly Zone because it's a tacit declaration of war with Syria. Friday an ISIS Air Force mysteriously appears

Bogus Origin Stories Volume 2: The Department of Homeland Security

Despite what Wikipedia and official accounts say, the creation of the DHS pre-dates 9/11 by at least eight months

ISIS Fear-Porn Fallout: UK Home Secretary Wants to Ban "Extremists" from Social Media and Public Speaking

Why Britain's 'Extremist Disruption Orders' should scare the ever living shit out of you

Reminder: The "Syrian Observatory for Human Rights" is Just One Guy In a London Apartment

A great deal of US policy in Syria is based on media accounts - a shocking amount of these are based on one, admittedly bias, man in the UK

That One Time in 2007 the Pentagon Said the "Islamic State" and its Leader "Abu al Baghdadi" Number 1 Were Fictional [UPDATE]

'Bleed Over' and the Problem of American Military Credibility

Best of Post 9/11 Hysteria: The Strange Case of Priceline.com's 9/14 Take Over of the Terror Rewards Program

When Madison Avenue Meets Mayhem

FBI Says there is No ISIS Terror Threat, NYPD Runs Pointless ISIS Terror Drill Anyway

Media Plays Along, Reverse Engineers ISIS Terror Threat Using 4 Year Old Blog Post

FBI Says there is No ISIS Terror Threat, NYPD Runs Pointless ISIS Terror Drill Anyway

Media Plays Along, Reverse Engineers ISIS Terror Threat Using 4 Year Old Blog Post

5 Points of Context for Jon Stewart's Rosewater Trailer

or is he still hiding behind 'I'm just a comedian'?

A Random Archaeologist and I Forced The Atlantic & The Independent to Retract Their Bullshit "ISIS Burns 1,800 Year Old Church" Story

 The original source, a Saudi-run website, used months old pictures. From Egypt. Oh, and Mosul doesn’t have a 1800 year-old church

ABC News Retweets White Supremacists' Spooky, Bullshit ISIS "Caliphate" Map, Other Media Follows

Uh... shouldn't someone correct this?