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Sunday, October 23, 2016

TODAY IN STUPID: Fox News Host Claims All Terrorists Are Muslims

Fox News co-host Eric Bolling falsely claimed this week that “every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim,” in yet another example of how watching Fox News can make you less informed than watching no news at all.

Bolling dropped the ridiculous lie on Wednesday’s edition of “The Five,” while dismissing a lawsuit filed against the New York Police Department for spying on Muslim Americans. “How is it every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim?” Bolling wondered.

Juan Williams — who was fired from NPR in 2010 for admitting on air that he racially profiles Muslims — immediately corrected Bolling.

“Wait a second,” Williams said. “You mean to say Oklahoma City was conducted by a Muslim?”

“In the last 15 years,” Bolling replied.

That earned an exasperated “Oh, come on,” from Williams.

Video of the exchange is below, via Media Matters; Bolling’s comments come at the 3:00 mark.

As The Raw Story points out, even Bolling’s qualified claim of “in the last 15 years” is wildly inaccurate:

The Federal Bureau of Investigation suspected Dr. Bruce Ivins of being behind the 2001 anthrax attacks. Jim David Adkisson was accused of killing two people and wounding seven others at a Tennessee church in 2008 because he wanted to kill liberals and Democrats. Anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder was convicted of the 2009 murder of Dr. George Tiller. White supremacist James W. von Brunn killed a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010. And Andrew Joseph Stack flew a plane into a Texas office building in 2010, possibly targeting the Internal Revenue Service.

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  • EdC

    Republicans have been trying to terriorize liberals and democrates for decades. Hech they even try to terriorize each other, Calling them Muslims, is giving Muslims a bad name

  • emadis41

    I may say that all fox news casters are lying dogs. Muslims are the most patriotic Americans, while the Republican who care only about being in power, even at the expense of the country they claim to love. The Republicans are the least patriotic ; moreso, those who sold themsleves to the devil are the worst creatures on Earth.

    • EdC

      SAys it all ” Republican…only care about being in power. even at the expence of the country they (claim) to love.”

  • SaneJane

    Eric Bolling’s orange skin and blue teeth are a turn off —-and then — he speaks. Even FOX can do better than this guy and that other hyena who aspires to be funny. Sometimes I leave them on but mute the TV because my husband likes to look at the long legs and 6 inch heels.

    • ObozoMustGo

      InsaneJane…. I hope you are well today!

      I’m just commenting that your husband is obviously aware of the reason why they call it “Fox” News. They have, by far, the best looking women in all of TV.

      Have a nice day!

      • Landsende

        Good looking but stupid, after all they work for Faux News!

      • bigspender7

        Some Fox women are good looking, granted. But they quickly lose their appeal when they open their mouths. There’s nothing pretty about a really stupid woman.

        • ObozoMustGo

          Big blunder…. I’ll take any of them over that ugly dude Rachel madcow any day! And they are 10x smarter than her.

      • I watch news to get actual news Fox fans do not seem to care about ‘ news’ What a shock

        • ObozoMustGo

          I suppose if you were a carpet muncher you would watch fox. Unless you prefer a butch like madcow. I’m just sayin……..

      • Allan Meinecke

        Bleach blondes and two pounds of makeup, that makes a woman good looking?

        • ObozoMustGo

          Allan… I understand that some dudes like you prefer the butch type dudes like Rachel Madcow….. Or the face lift types like Nancy Piglosi…… Maybe you’re a Helen Thomas kind of guy? That’s OK. To each his own, brother. But the objective observer will no doubt admit that Fox has the hottest babes by far in the news business. Hands down. No question about it.

          Have a nice day!

    • EdC

      Jane, now you know the defination of a doll, an empty-headed plaything

  • GOP/Tea Party = The American Taliban That’s All They Do Is Terrorizes The American People!!!

  • GOP/Tea Party Are Not Patriots They Are Our Very Own Home Grown Terrorists Operating In Plain Sight!!!

  • William Deutschlander

    If FOX news proclaims it, it certainly must be truthfull, after all they have yet to proclaim anything with any semblance to truth!

  • Rudewaitress

    Tea Party…Fox…wing nut newscasters…there are you terroists!!!!!

  • Timothy McWeigh was a MusliSH terrorist!!!
    Anders Behring Breivik is a MusliSH terrorist!!!
    The Unabomber Ted Kazinski is a mathematician, he is also a MusliSH terrorist.
    Algebra (Al Gebr) was invented by the arabs, therefore everyone who is related to (know, study or teach) mathematics is a MusliSH.
    Everyone who is using ARAB numbers is a MusliSH terrorist!
    From now on, I shall only use ROMAN numbers.
    If Roman numbers were good for God, they should be good for the IRS and for the Federal Government!!!

  • howa4x

    The right wing needs a boogy man to win, so they want to demonize the Muslims. They have to make people afraid, remember Channey and the fake yellow cake. This is how they get the middle class to vote against their own self interest and make them anti union and pro big business. In reality it’s the tea party and home grown evangelicals that you really need to be afraid of. They want to take away rights and force their own values on people. They claim to be followers of Christ but support social darwinism where the fittest survive and are rewarded and those less fortunate are villified. They make it up as they go along. This is why Ryan wants to take money from seniors and the most vulnerable and give to those who need it the least, because winners need rewards, and loosers need to be punished. This is the Republican way.

    • EdC

      Excellent, Excellent, EXCELLENT.

    • Landsende

      I agree, the tea party and home grown evangelicals are religious zealots that are doing more to destroy our country than any Muslim terrorist. They interpret the bible to their twisted way of thinking to justify their actions. Until the tea party and and conservatives took over the republican party they were moderates (a dirty word to conservatives) and worked for the good of the country. Now they are afraid to be a moderate because the tea party will try to destroy them. In Texas we have a Lt Governor running for the senate and the tea party booed him when Rick Perry endorsed him. We also have a moderat republican running again for speaker of the Tx house and the ads denouncing him call him a moderate (dirty word) even though he has done an excellent job reaching across party lines to make Texas a better place.

  • Lorrellei

    Absolutely ridiculous! I had dated an Iranian student back in 1970’s. Sweetest man I can remember and I have dated a lot! The husband I have now is MUCH more of a terrorist than Muslim people that I have had the pleasure to know ever were. My husband is Mexican. I have been living a lie and walking on eggshells for the last 15 years. Last week I moved back permanently to the US and have left him after life threatening countless beatings. After all, all he really ever wanted from me was a green card and to control me. Saying all Muslims are terrorists is akin to saying that ALL Mexicans are terrorists. Or all people who have, for instance; red hair. Some are, some aren’t but I’d trust a nice Iranian student with a Visa any day over a mean, macho Mexican man! Anyone can be a great person or anyone can be a terrorist. Race does not determine these markers. The individual’s actions do.

  • ObozoMustGo


    Who cares about Fox News. They’re irrelevant. What is relevant? Obozo the utter failure in Chief who cannot talk about his record so the useful idiots at The Memo try to distract us from what is really important in this election year… Obozo’s record of failure.

    BH Obozo has had a sum total of 1 (one) success. Ordering the killing of OBL. That’s it. There is nothing else in 4 years. Nothing. And even that isnt really as big a deal for him as it is for the soldiers who actually did the mission. But the narcissist-in-chief is always quick to claim credit for himself.

    Lets take a look at some of Obozo’s other “successes and accomplishments”…….

    1) Obozo comes into office $10T in debt. 3.5 years later, $16T in debt
    1A) Obozo is first President in American history to be so fiscally irresponsible that he and his DemocRAT Congress caused US Credit Rating to be cut. Nice accomplishment Mr. Obozo!!!
    2) 2 years complete control of the government. NO budget as required by the Constitution. Still has no budget. The one budget he presented that was actually voted on by the Senate wend down to defeat by a vote of 97 to 0. Nice work Mr. President!!! THAT IS an accomplishment!
    3) A new bankrupting entitlement program called Obozocare jammed through congress against the vast majority of Americans who were against it (and still are) and with the blessings of the idiot Nancy Piglosi who said “we have to pass the bill before we know what is in it”. And after all that, the crowing achievement of this president will be struck down like a rabid dog by the SCOTUS. Nice work, Mr. President!
    4) Persistent unemployment that has been the worst since the Great Depression, especially among blacks and young people. His administration keeps claiming unemployment is going down, but in reality, they manipulate the formula by reducing the # of jobs available. And then they claim that over 8% unemployment is good! Quite an accomplishment in propaganda, but not economics, Mr. President.
    5) Promises to close Gitmo…. instead, he spends $750K on a soccer field for terrorists. Dont get me wrong, Gitmo should stay open. This is an example of how stupid and naive Obozo really is. Nice accomplishment, Mr. President!
    6) Gas prices are up 100%++ across the nation. And Obozo is so dumb he actually believes that increasing supply has no effect on prices… what an idiot! Blocking EVERY permit that has come before his administration and blocking pipelines that increase supplies does HAVE consequences, Mr. President. Gas prices are through the roof! Nice going Mr. President!
    7) Real inflation rates are close to 8% or higher. Who measures inflation without food and fuel??????? Obozo does! Another strong achievement in propaganda, Mr. President!

    [the following items 8 – 11 are about Obozo’s failed PUBLIC EQUITY business]
    8) SOLYNDRA!!!!!!!! need I say more? Nice job paying off your rich buddies who bundle campaign cash for you, Mr. President! You can probably count on some of those dollars coming back to you.
    9) SOLAR TRUST… another BILLION DOLLAR boondoggle in your attempt to play venture capitalist with taxpayer money that actually goes to your FAT CAT financier friends who are big donors. Nice money laundering accomplishment, Mr. President! Should I say more? OK.. I will…
    10) ECOTALITY – Another “green” Obozo investment disaster. Obozo gave them $115 MILLION. The SEC investigates fraud at the company. While that’s going on, Obozo gives them another $26 MILLION…. What an idiot! Nice accomplishment Mr. President!
    11) Fisker Automotive – yeah, that company that you gave $200MILLION to so they can build cars overseas, right? Great job creating jobs overseas, Mr. Obozo, you friggin clown!
    12) Fast and Furious!!!!! If this was a Republican Admin, all of you nutjobs that write on this web site would be going justifiably ballistic!! It would be the lead story on ABC, CBS, NBC, MSLSD, CNN, etc. etc.
    13) Same with the crook Jon Corzine. He steals $2B in client money, much of it farmers money, to cover his own bad bets. Then he gets to continue on raising money for Obozo like nothing ever happened. Where is Eric The Incompetent Holder? ……… crickets………. crickets……….. crickets………. Thought so!
    14) 88% of Americans say they are spending way more on groceries now than we were 4 years ago.
    15) 50% of Americans have had to give money to a relative at least once to help them get buy in the past 4 years.

    I’ll continue to refocus the discussion on what is important and not these foolish smokescreens the left throws up to obfuscate Obozo’s true failure as a socialist in the White House.

    Have a nice day! —————————————————–

    • Lorrellei

      Oh my dear you are lost. Our President has been backed into a corner by your right wing conservative pals and seat holders in Congress and the House and most of your post is Fox News Propaganda. You seem too anti-Obama filled to communicate a rational post. Albeit my opinion only, many of my friends agree that there is no way that electing your poor excuse of a candidate in Mitt Romney is going to help our best interests at all. He is only out for himself and wants the Presidency as a trophy. He does not need the position nor the money and I assure you the only reason he wants to be President is to see if he can win and what he can get in his own self interests…Like his multiple cars that get to have their own elevator! If it walks and quacks like a kook, it is a kook. Who would vote for one who believes that he wears magic underwear, who likes to fire people and openly admits it, who keeps his money in a tax shelter in the Cayman Islands, flip flops on everything on a daily basis before even making it in the White House? I’m sorry but I disagree about President Obama. I have research the facts and he has done more in 3 years than any predecessor.
      Have a nice day too though and good luck with that.

      • ObozoMustGo

        I doubt you’ve done any research, honey. You countered nothing I wrote. You are just another leftist Obozo zombie who would vote for the dope if he was caught on tape doing lewd acts with a minor.

        Have a nice day!

        • Lorrellei

          I just don’t get paid to spend my life on here like you do. I actually have to leave my house! Can you believe it, clown? The audacity of not being allowed to be here 24-7 like you… and get to paid to play with you…I will miss you, Romney doll troll…..Have a BBQ’d day!

    • EdC

      So how do you keep copying this tripe back in to the system I know you don’t write it out every time. What should be revelent here is the way the Republican party has screwed over the American people time after time after time. and it has got worse instead of better. Hoover screwed over the people in the first depression, and then that wasn’t enough he screwed over the WWI veterans, Eisenhower, the only Republican that actually cared about the country did some wonderful stuff, then came Nixon, who conspired with South Vietnam to keep the war going until after Johnson left office, plus all the other tricks he came up with, those tricks gave Reagan the means to screw the middle class and cut wages, for the American people, that haven’t recovered even today thirty years later, not to mention the cutting of the infastructure repair, that Eisenhower had put into place. Everytime you hit a pot hole that you know is screwing up your car, look up into the sky and praise God Reagan, you know he is higher God according to the Republians, but even he would be called a commie by the Republicans of today. then there George HW Bush who gave favorite nation status to China so that they could import all the crap they wanted into this country, over, not just the laborers but even to owners of manufacturing companies in this country, Then came Jr who not only got 4300 Americans killed in an unneccessary war, but made America Responceible for the deaths of 300,000 innocent Iraquies, and then says God Bless America. God is quit plain about that in the Bible sixth Commandment Thou shall Not Kill. but even as the republicans bitch about not having God in Public Schools, his words don’t seem to apply to them,as far as they are concerned. so the 4.3 million jobs created during the Obama administration not only are irrevelant, and the destruction of bin Laden, which by the way is allowed when some one is trying to hurt someone else you are allowed to intervine in the Bible, and the taking down other members of Al queda, and the Somoli Pirates are a smoke screne. The even higher profits of the five banks that took us into the Recession, and the Rebirth of the American Auto Industry, The even bigger profits of the oil companies, are all work of a Socialist Obama. socialism according to you is a heck of a lot differnet then it was just forty years ago, but then so Republicanism

      • ObozoMustGo

        Ed… You remember so much that just isn’t so. You need to quit drinking. For one, that auto industry that you say Obozo saved just announced that 7 of every 10 cars they build will be built overseas. We put up $80 billion for a foreign car company. What a deal! And don’t give me your thou shalt not kill crap when Obozo has expanded wars and has a policy to kill people instead of capture them. Then he releases secret national intelligence for political gain. Obozo is a piece of garbage and you know it. He will be a 1-termer thank God!

        Have a nice day!

  • bigspender7

    So what is dumber than a Fox News host? Very little except maybe tiny flat worms (plathelminthes).

  • bigspender7

    It sure seems like a lot of posters don’t much like the tea party. Are you being too hard on these people?

    Gosh I wonder if I could become a member of the TEA PARTY. I have no meaningful education, no scruples, no sense of morality, low self esteem, and I’m functionally illiterate. I like to disrespect anyone who doesn’t believe in creationism or who thinks mankind is contributing to the global warming myth. I believe that all non-white or mixed race people are inferior to me and that only poor people should pay taxes. So am I qualified to join?

  • 90 % of terrorist attacks have come from Muslims but NOT all Muslims are terrorists

  • montanabill

    The Five is a commentary/entertainment show, not a news show. That’s like expecting Behar on the View to be a solid news source. Is your poison any better than Bolling’s misstatement?

  • I guess Representative (R-NY) Peter King’s buddies from the IRA don’t count.

  • Tea Party Fox PLAY BOY CHANNEL you old men are sick ,,lol

  • I swear those crazy people on the Fox Channel, are drinking when they think that all Muslims can be or are Terrorists because of the actions of a few of them. Just saying something over and over again, doesn’t make it real nor true. Otherwise they would be seen as the bigots and racists they are by their actions and words. Rupert Murdock knew exactly what and who he was catering to when his daddy showed him the way to make billions by bribing police, the politicians, and giving or feeding tabloid news to the people across the West and shwoing the types that live by those gossip birdcageliners, that even the lovely birds would scratch out of their cages!!

    • The point is whom do you classify as “terrorists”? People who murder other people? People who torture people?People who kidnap people and transfer them them to places to be tortured? People who invade other lands and use drones to slaughter thousands upon thousands innocent people?
      Or simply people you prefer to hate and accuse without proof?

  • MSM just get stupider and stupider and for a very good reason:
    The mainstream news just seems to get sillier and shallower with each passing day. Our world is becoming incredibly unstable, corruption is everywhere, we are on the verge of another massive economic crisis, government debt is absolutely exploding, war could erupt in the Middle East at any time and signs of deep social decay are everywhere and yet the mainstream media seems absolutely obsessed with reporting on celebrities and scandals. It would be nice if the mainstream media would do a lot more true investigative reporting and would actually try to answer some of the difficult questions that we are being faced with. Unfortunately, most of what passes for “news” these days is essentially just “infotainment”. That is one of the reasons why we have seen such a surge in the popularity of alternative news outlets in recent years. People are searching for the truth, and they know that they are not getting much of it from the mainstream media these days.

    One thing that I enjoy doing is pointing out some of the really silly stories that pass for “news” these days. Let’s take a quick look at some of the headlines on the front pages of some of the biggest news sites on the Internet right now….


    “Is this baby doll really saying b****?”

    “Toddler accidentally served vodka”

    “Elton John frets over Gaga”


    “Zimmerman stocks up on Cheetos in jail”

    “Axl Rose robbed of $200,000 worth of jewelry”

    “Taco Bell may take on Chipotle with ‘Cantina’ menu”

    Fox News

    “Custom Car Builder Claims Hot Wheels Stole His Truck”

    “Lighter Side of ‘Tanning Mom'”

    “Nudist expo bares all in naked tourist industry”

    It must be a slow news day, right?


    Our world is changing faster than ever before and bombshell stories are breaking at a pace that is really hard to keep up with.

    Sadly, the mainstream media in the United States is pretty much a total joke at this point.

    But that doesn’t mean that the rest of us can’t ask the important questions and search for the important answers.

    Can you answer these 25 questions that the mainstream media in the United States does not seem to have answers to?….

    1 – What in the world was Mitt Romney doing at the Bilderberg Group conference? Reporter Charlie Skelton claims that he has four different eyewitnesses that saw Romney there….

    Four eyewitnesses on the hotel staff told me Willard Mitt Romney was here at Bilderberg 2012. My four eyewitnesses place him inside. That’s one more than Woodward and Bernstein used. Romney’s office initially refused to confirm or deny his attendance as Bilderberg is “not public”. They later said it was not him.

    2 – Is the financial crisis in Europe ultimately going to result in the creation of a new “European superstate” dominated by Germany?

    3 – Shouldn’t we be alarmed that a thousand tons of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear disaster is being poured into the Pacific Ocean every single day?

    4 – Why is the mainstream media in the United States so silent about the grave threat that Fukushima reactor number 4 poses to the entire northern hemisphere?

    5 – Why are radiation levels in the rain falling in southern California five times above normal?

    6 – The CDC is located in Atlanta, Georgia. A number of people down in Georgia have recently been attacked by flesh-eating bacteria. Is there any connection?

    7 – Why is the EPA now using drones to spy on farmers in Nebraska and Iowa?

    8 – Is the Obama administration actually going to take military action against Syria before the November election?

    9 – Are we on the verge of seeing World War III erupt in the Middle East?

    10 – Why has Citigroup been put in charge of issuing “digital-identity badges” to individuals that work for Defense Department contractors?

    11 – Why are “pre-crime” cameras being installed in mass transit locations all over the United States? Just check out the following example….

    A new breed of security cameras can supposedly detect terrorism and crime without a human judgment call–and mass transit agencies are shelling out big bucks for the product. San Francisco’s Municipal Transit Authority, which oversees the city’s MUNI trains, has signed a contract with security firm BRS Labs to deploy cameras to 12 subway stations that use algorithms and machine learning techniques to spot anomalous behavior.

    12 – Why is the Department of Homeland Security monitoring the use of hundreds of different keywords on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter?

    13 – Why are smart meters being aggressively pushed down the throats of American consumers when most people don’t want them in their homes?

    14 – What does the fact that “organized shoplifting” is rapidly rising in America say about the level of social decay in our nation?

    15 – Why has the U.S. Congress been spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on printing costs related to meaningless declarations? The following is from a recent Daily Caller article….

    The U.S. Senate has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on printing costs associated with passing simple resolutions declaring observances such as “National Chess Day,” “National Safe Digging Month” and the “Year of Water.”

    16 – Why was the U.S. government spending 20 million dollars to develop a Pakistani version of Sesame Street?

    17 – Why aren’t Americans being warned that the share of the U.S. national debt per person is on pace to triple by the year 2037?

    18 – Why are parents being arrested for cheering at high school graduation ceremonies?

    19 – Why did swarms of large spiders suddenly attack large numbers of people attending a religious festival in one town in India recently?….

    It may sound like a B-grade horror movie, but residents of the town of Sadiya, in Assam state, say that on the evening of May 8 as they were celebrating a Hindu festival swarms of spiders suddenly appeared and attacked them, The Times of India reported.

    Over the next few days two people — a man, Purnakanta Buragohain, and an unnamed school boy — died after being bitten by the spiders. Scores more turned up at the town’s hospital with spider bites.

    20 – Why have there been so many “cannibalism incidents” in the United States lately?

    21 – Why does the United Nations want to govern the Internet? Why aren’t more people getting upset about their attempted power grab?

    22 – Why has Planned Parenthood been allowed to set up a clinic inside a high school in Los Angeles?

    23 – Why is the U.S. military developing a plan to implant microchips into our soldiers?

    24 – Why are some schools in Texas planning to use RFID tracking chips to monitor the movement of their students? Just check out what one school district down in the San Antonio area has planned….

    Northside Independent School District plans to track students next year on two of its campuses using technology implanted in their student identification cards in a trial that could eventually include all 112 of its schools and all of its nearly 100,000 students.

    25 – Why have TSA agents been caught committing so many crimes? The following is what one member of Congress recently had to say about a new report detailing dozens of serious crimes that TSA agents have committed in recent years….

    “TSA needs to immediately remove themselves from the human resource business. This report details highly disturbing cases where pedophiles and child pornographers wearing federal law enforcement uniforms are not only patting down unsuspecting travelers, but in many cases stealing valuables from their bags. Enough is enough. It’s time for Congress to step in and demand accountability from Administrator Pistole”

    Do you have any other difficult questions that should be added to this list?

    Please leave a comment with your feedback below….


  • bigspender7

    Dead wrong BOZO. Rachel is no beauty but she is far and away the smartest female on political TV. No FOX bimbo even comes remotely close. To say otherwise is to speak in total ignorance of the facts.

  • Why am I not surprised by such idiotic comments coming from Faux? The problem is not ignorance, but deliberate distortion by paid operatives. The network employs many people who would have fact checked such comments before the show went on. Fox allows such crap to air in order to feed the ill informed that choose to tune in. At least the cretin had the good sense to try and keep the subject to within our country. Of course he fouled that up as well, convenlently dismissing the KKK, various anti-abortion groups, The Weather Undergroud, Oklahoma city and others. Misinformation from Fox is nothing new and in fact is standard operating procedure at that network.

  • Carpet muncher…really Obozo? That is just childish.

  • Seriously my friend? Ms Rachel is a rhodes scholar and a PhD and you think the airheads on Fox compare with her. You are confusing looks with brains, which is common mistake among far too many men.

  • I’m sure that you are able to provide something in the way of proof of your claim. Figures please.

    I’m sure that members of Shining Path, the Red Brigade, Revolutional Armed Forces of Colombia, the KKK, the Baader-Meinhof Group, the Weather Underground and all the rest would be surprised to find out that they are Muslims.

  • Get Rid Of The Tax Breaks For The Wealthy Is The Key!!! When Clinton Did It We Were In Great Shape With A Surplus!! GOP Came In And SCREW Everything Up!!! Terrorists!!