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WND Lawsuit Against Esquire Over ‘Birther’ Parody Dismissed
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/05/wnd-lawsuit-against-esquire-over-birther-parody-dismissed/

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., this week dismissed a lawsuit that WorldNetDaily (WND) Editor-in-Chief Joseph Farah filed against Esquire over a satirical article the ...

The Last Word: Hatewatch’s 5th Annual Smackdown Awards
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/12/20/the-last-word-hatewatchs-5th-annual-smackdown-awards/

Another year, another horror. As we close out another 12 months of mayhem, criminal violence and just plain stupidity on the radical right, it’s time, once again, to compile ...

Sheriff Arpaio Gets the Media Attention He Deserves
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/12/05/sheriff-arpaio-gets-the-media-attention-he-deserves/

Be careful what you wish for.Media-hungry Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who just last week complained about a supposed “black out” on news of his investigation into ...

Corrupt Lobbyist’s Tell-All Published by Conspiracy-Mongering WND
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/14/corrupt-lobbyists-tell-all-published-by-conspiracy-mongering-wnd/

Given his reputation as a corrupt master of manipulation, disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been given a surprisingly credulous welcome by the media following the ...

MSNBC’s Pat Buchanan Reacts Furiously to Calls for Firing
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/10/26/msnbcs-pat-buchanan-reacts-furiously-to-calls-for-firing/

Pat Buchanan and his extremist allies are up in arms over liberal media watchdog groups’ recently launched campaign to get him fired from his news analyst position at MSNBC.Following ...

Again With the Birth Certificate – WorldNetDaily Conjures ‘Inquiry’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/29/again-with-the-birth-certificate-worldnetdaily-conjures-inquiry/

Nearly eight months after President Obama released his long-form birth certificate, the carnival barkers he hoped to quiet are again clamoring to get back into the center ...

Obama-Bashing WorldNetDaily Chief Sues Esquire Over ‘Birther’ Satire
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/30/obama-bashing-worldnetdaily-chief-sues-esquire-over-birther-satire/

WorldNetDaily (WND) Editor-in-Chief Joseph Farah really wants the world to know he’s serious about President Obama’s birth certificate, even if most of the world seems ...

Nativists Focus Attacks on Religious Denominations
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/22/nativists-focus-attacks-on-religious-denominations/

In the wake of two recent religious gatherings, anti-immigrant hard-liners are focusing their fire on two major religious faith groups: the United States Conference of Catholic ...

‘Defending’ the West, One Word At A Time – Geller Joins WorldNetDaily
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/01/defending-the-west-one-word-at-a-time-geller-joins-worldnetdaily/

Pamela Geller, one of the most visible and influential agitators in the anti-Muslim fear-mongering movement, has an even taller soapbox now that the far-right website WorldNetDaily ...

The Day After: ‘Birthers’ Regroup With Crazed Claims of Fraud
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/04/28/the-day-after-birthers-regroup-with-crazed-claims-of-fraud/

The foaming-at-the-mouth “birthers” are hardly the type to lay down their rhetorical arms and admit defeat even when forced to see the very document they’ve been demanding ...