Many items that circulate on the Internet are not intended to amuse or entertain or inform us, but to provoke moral outrage against specific people or groups. Frequently, the first victim is the truth itself.
The state of Missouri named a stretch of highway adopted by the Ku Klux Klan the "Rosa Parks Highway."
A United States Geological Survey mapmaker was fired for posting a map on the WWW showing that caribou breeding grounds fall in area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge which the Bush administration wants to open to oil exploration.
After a spectator at a Fourth of July celebration in Philadelphia told President Bush that he was "disappointed" with his work, the President responded, "Who cares what you think?"
Sprint long distance service lists calls placed to Israel as having a destination of 'Palestine' on customers' bills in order to "court Arab business."
7th graders in California are subjected to an intense three-week course in Islam and are forced to pray to Allah and memorize Koran verses.*
Wal-Mart employees must buy flags for their stores.
A new can design introduced by Pepsi includes the text of the Pledge of Allegiance with the words "under God" omitted.*
During an interview with CORE national spokesman Niger Innis, MSNBC displayed a graphic identifying him as "Nigger Innis."
Spurning gasoline from Shell, Chevron, Texaco, Exxon, and Mobil will cut off the funding of terrorists.*
Female athletes competing at the Olympics are getting pregnant just so they can abort the baby and by so doing enhance their performance through hormone doping.*
Fuji stores are distributing complimentary world maps that omit Israel.
Dell Computer cancelled an order placed by Weigand Combat Handguns because the company name triggered a security alert.
Some celebrities promised to leave the USA if George W. Bush won the 2000 presidential election.
The Orange County chapter of the American Red Cross declined to allow an invited musical troupe to performs songs such as "God Bless the USA" at an awards luncheon.
The Clinton administration and the Democrats have received more campaign contributions from Enron and have been more accommodating of Enron's lobbying efforts than the current administration and the Republicans.*
An upcoming film from director Steven Spielberg will document the current uprising in the West Bank from a pro-Palestinian point of view.
Sequence of photographs captures the summary execution of a Palestinian by Israeli police.
During a recent MTV appearance, singer Shakira said she'd rather have pigs listening to her music than Israelis.
A Middle Eastern advertisement created by Coca-Cola depicts the Coke logo emblazoned on the Dome of the Rock.
Not buying American Terrorist (a book about Timothy McVeigh) will prevent the Oklahoma City bomber from garnering additional publicity.
Coca-Cola has announced that it will be donating four days' worth of income to Israel.
The Marriott International hotel chain sent a letter to an Israeli travel agent addressed to "Jerusalem, Occupied Palestinian Area."
Article contrasts compensation to families of September 11 victims with benefits paid to families of servicemen killed on active duty.*
The Home Depot chain of stores is declining to do business with the federal government.
The Los Angeles Times ran a political cartoon that depicts a Muslim and Jew praying at a wall featuring the word "hate" in large letters.