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  • Black Families Matter

    05/11/2015 7:22:40 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 10 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | May 11, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake made all the right noises Monday night as she discussed her city’s response to the unrest enveloping it after the unexplained death while in police custody of Freddie Gray, but she lost more than a few critics willing to give her the benefit of the doubt when she said that “anyone who wants to add to the calls for peace in our city is welcome” – including Al Sharpton.
  • FLOTUS plays race card: Museums are for white people

    05/05/2015 12:58:58 PM PDT · by blueyon · 168 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | 5/05/15 | Nicole Haas
    First lady Michelle Obama used a speech Monday that was supposed to be celebrating the opening of a new museum to instead dig deeper the racial divide that’s been growing ever wider during her husband’s presidency. “Museums and concert halls,” she said, just don’t welcome non-white visitors – especially children – the way they welcome whites. Speaking at the new Whitney museum in New York City’s meat packing district last week, Obama said she grew up thinking that museums were not places “for someone who looks like me.”
  • Dear white Facebook friends: I need you to respect what Black America is feeling right now

    05/01/2015 8:15:36 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 172 replies
    Salon ^ | Julia Blount
    Dear White America, It is somewhat strange to address this to you, given that I strongly identify with many aspects of your culture and am half-white myself. Yet, today is another day you have forced me to decide what race I am — and, as always when you force me — I fall decidedly into “Person of Color.” Every comment or post I have read today voicing some version of disdain for the people of Baltimore — “I can’t understand” or “They’re destroying their own community” or “Destruction of Property!” or “Thugs” — tells me that many of you are...
  • Byron York: At correspondents dinner, Obama lets second-term anger out

    04/29/2015 10:05:14 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 26, 2015 | Byron York
    Depending on your perspective, President Obama's performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night was either funny or filled with rage. Or perhaps it was funny about being filled with rage. Either way, there's no doubt that Obama, by incorporating comedian Keegan-Michael Key into his act, went public with the anger — specifically, the black anger — that has become part of the general conversation about Obama's time in office. Key and partner Jordan Peele do a Comedy Central routine in which Peele, playing Obama, delivers a calm, measured speech while Key, playing Obama's "anger translator," named Luther, acts...
  • AT&T fires president over racist text; $100M lawsuit goes on

    04/29/2015 6:17:38 AM PDT · by walford · 62 replies
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser ^ | 28 April 2015 | AP
    <p>LOS ANGELES >> AT&T Inc. on Tuesday confirmed that it has fired Aaron Slator, a president who became the subject of a $100 million discrimination lawsuit for using his work phone to send racially offensive images.</p> <p>"There is no place for demeaning behavior within AT&T and we regret the action was not taken earlier," the company said.</p>
  • Repositioning Scott Walker [NYT publishes racist rant]

    04/29/2015 4:49:06 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 29, 2015 | Thomas B. Edsall
    ".....Even as he shifts to the right, however, Walker, a preternaturally careful candidate, is avoiding any explicit suggestion that he is the champion of disaffected white voters. Still, key policy positions — particularly his changing stance on immigration and his attacks on public sector unions — reveal a carefully directed appeal. In 2011, Walker successfully sponsored legislation repealing most collective bargaining rights for government employees. Walker’s anti-union initiative has made him a folk hero to conservatives concerned about what they see as the expanding power of government. In a recent paper, “The Whiteness of Wisconsin’s Wages,” Dylan Bennett, a professor...
  • Obama still 'soul-searching' on racial unrest

    04/29/2015 3:38:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/29/15 | Susan Crabtree
    Just hours after a powder keg of racial tension in Baltimore exploded into violence, looting and destruction, President Obama once again urged America to do some soul-searching and commit to helping impoverished black communities gripped with unemployment, drug addiction and educational inequality.It was the similar soul-searching message the president sent nearly three years ago in 2012 amid a national firestorm over the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Florida.But if America has done any deep thinking over the issue, there have been few tangible results and president's policing task forces have done little to...
  • USA Today Columnist: Trying to Have Big Lips is Racist

    04/25/2015 9:06:38 AM PDT · by rightistight · 50 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/25/15 | Aurelius
    Writing in USA Today, Alexandra Samuels, USA Today's columnist for their "voices from campus" section, believes that people trying to have big lips are racist. Specifically, Ms. Samuels is referencing the "#KylieJenner Challenge," in which teenagers suck on shot glasses so that their lips are "plump and pouty" like Kylie Jenner's, who is on the reality TV show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." While Ms. Samuels warns teens that the practice is dangerous, as it has led to bruises and some disfiguration, the main point of Ms. Samuels's piece is that trying to create big lips is racist. The article,...
  • Rand Paul: I’ll win black voters to GOP

    04/08/2015 9:43:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 136 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | April 8, 2015 | Chris Cassidy
    (VIDEO-AND-AUDIO-AT-LINK)MILFORD, N.H. — Sen. Rand Paul claimed he’d be the Republican with the best chance of picking up black voters in the 2016 presidential campaign — and suggested a major scandal will soon threaten Democrat Hillary Clinton’s likely candidacy — during a stop here one day after announcing he’s running for the White House. “I’ve tried to expand the Republican Party by taking the message to places Republicans haven’t gone,” Paul said yesterday when asked by the Herald whether he is the Tea Party candidate in the race. “I’ve spent the last several years going to historically black colleges, going...
  • Protesters Seek United Nations Probe of Wisconsin Shooting

    04/06/2015 1:19:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 6, 2015 | By TODD RICHMOND
    Madison, WI - A group of protesters called Monday for the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation of a white Wisconsin police officer who killed an unarmed biracial man because they feel the U.S. government can't be trusted. Members of Young, Gifted and Black along with 19-year-old Tony Robinson's family held a news conference in front of the Dane County courthouse to call on the U.N.'s Human Rights Council to investigate Robinson's death last month. They added they don't have faith that any U.S. government agency could conduct an objective probe because it's all one prejudiced system. Protesters took...
  • Whites far more likely to approve of police striking people (racist AP cites GSS)

    04/04/2015 8:30:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 4, 2015 3:06 AM EDT | Jesse J. Holland
    Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey. Seven of 10 whites polled, or 70 percent, said they can imagine a situation in which they would approve of a police officer striking an adult male citizen, according to the 2014 General Social Survey, a long-running measurement of trends in American opinions. When asked the same question—“Are there any situations you can...
  • Atlanta teen who received controversial heart transplant dies in chase with police

    04/02/2015 9:38:29 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 1, 2015 | Abby Philip
    In 2013, then-15-year-old Anthony Stokes was dying and desperately needed a heart transplant that he couldn’t get because, according to doctors, he had “a history of noncompliance.” Stokes’s family suspected that his low grades and a history of trouble with the law gave doctors reason to believe that he would not be willing to take his medicine or show up at subsequent doctor’s visits. The Georgia teen’s story story sparked outrage, and the hospital quickly reversed its decision, giving him priority on the transplant list. But two years later, after he received a transplant, Stokes’s “second chance” has come to...
  • Isn't it time you upgraded your Race Card to a Gay Card? (Satire)

    03/28/2015 2:28:23 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 7 replies
    People's Cube ^ | 2/14/2015 | Komissar al-Blogunov
    Comrades, glorious news! You can now upgrade your old, outdated Race Card™ to a Gay Card™! What's a Gay Card? Why, it's like the old fashioned Race Card, but on steroids. You see, the venerable Race Card is starting to lose its edge, and white people are becoming less and less prone to bouts of guilt, self-doubt, and introspective soul searching for deep, subconscious, genetically coded racist tendencies. In fact, some white people even laugh off the Race Card when it's presented. But those days are over! That's right, with the new Gay Card you can do anything the...
  • (Race Card) Indiana Black Democrat Representative Accuses Colleague’s 18-Month-Old of Being Racist

    03/27/2015 9:10:08 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | March 24, 2015 | BizPacReview.com
    Lawmakers gasp when black Dem Rep accuses colleague’s 18-month-old of being racist Proving that the race card has no bounds a Democrat Indiana lawmaker has accused an 18-month-old of being a racist. While debating the controversial “Religious Freedom Bill” recently signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Rep. Vanessa Summers said the toddler, who is the son of her colleague Republican Judson McMillin was afraid of her because she’s black. “He looked at me like I was a monster and turned around and cried,” she said. “And I told him you need to introduce your child to some people...
  • Lawmakers gasp when black Dem Rep accuses colleague’s 18-month-old of being racist

    03/27/2015 5:56:20 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 87 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 3/27/15 | Carmine Sabia
    Proving that the race card has no bounds a Democrat Indiana lawmaker has accused an 18-month-old of being a racist. While debating the controversial “Religious Freedom Bill” recently signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Rep. Vanessa Summers said the toddler, who is the son of her colleague Republican Judson McMillin was afraid of her because she’s black. “He looked at me like I was a monster and turned around and cried,” she said. “And I told him you need to introduce your child to some people that are dark-skinned so he will not be scared.” Now anyone who’s...
  • Is race a factor in Loretta Lynch delay? WH won’t say

    03/25/2015 2:11:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 25, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    A litany of prominent Democrats have said race has played a role in the delay of Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as attorney general. But the White House won’t say whether it agrees. Lynch would become the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law enforcement officer, but she has gone 137 days without receiving a confirmation vote in the Senate. Press secretary Josh Earnest was asked five times Wednesday whether Republicans are delaying a vote on Lynch because of her race. He dodged the question each time. “I think that the delay we have seen from Senate Republicans...
  • Ugly: Journalist 'Debates' Conservatives on Obamacare, Things Escalate Quickly

    03/25/2015 10:00:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 25 | Guy Benson
    Ron Fournier is a columnist for National Journal and a cable news mainstay who served as the Associated Press' Washington bureau chief for years. In his new opinion-based role, he's worked to carve out a niche as a 'pox on both houses' purveyor of common sense, a detector of BS, a practitioner of intellectual honesty, and Chief of the Civility Police.  In that last capacity, Fournier expended much indignant energy denouncing Rudy Giuliani's acerbic commentary about President Obama's patriotism -- wrongly asserting that Obama would never say such nasty things about his political opponents.  Regardless of that particular blind spot, Fournier would likely tell you that he feels...
  • Dick Durbin is at it Again

    03/24/2015 11:20:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2015 | D.W. Wilber
    Illinois Senator Dick Durbin took to the senate floor recently and showed once again that Democrats (and he personally) have no shame. The Illinois Democrat whipped out the race card to play over the Senate’s refusal to confirm Obama nominee Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general for the United States of America. Durbin, well known during the Bush Administration for his comparison of our troops serving at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to the “Soviet Gulag, Pol Pot, and Nazi Germany”, is now comparing the actions of Republican senators to pushing Ms. Lynch to “the back of the bus”....
  • I can't wait to call Cruz haters RACISTS. There, I said it. :-)

    03/24/2015 6:09:21 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 16 replies
    self | 3/24/2015 | NewJerseyJoe
    Finally, we conservatives get to play the race card. Gonna feel good! ;-)
  • University of Virginia student injured during arrest 'could have been Obama'

    03/19/2015 8:05:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 62 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | March 19, 2015 | Joanna Walters
    University of Virginia student injured during arrest 'could have been Obama' University official says incident in which student suffered a bloody head would could have happened to anyone, as state considers expanding its inquiry Joanna Walters in New York 19 March 2015 The student who sustained a bloody head wound as he was arrested by alcohol control officers at the University of Virginia on Wednesday morning “could easily have been any of us, including a young President Obama”, a university official told the Guardian. Martese Johnson, 20, was seen pouring blood on to the sidewalk as three enforcement agents pinned...
  • Sen. Durbin Used Race to Block “Especially Dangerous” Latino Judicial Nominee

    03/20/2015 11:25:42 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 20, 2015
    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin has a lot of nerve to accuse Republicans of racism for delaying President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General considering he’s the only sitting senator who actually opposed a candidate specifically because of race. In fact, the veteran lawmaker referred to the judicial nominee as “especially dangerous” for, among other things, being “Latino.” Additionally, Durbin has voted against several Republican presidential nominees who also happened to be ethnic minorities—Janice Rogers Brown, an African-American on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, the first African-American female Secretary of...
  • Gen. Powell, Who are the GOP's 'dark veins'? (... with list of liberals' 'racist' comments)

    03/18/2015 9:14:23 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 15 replies
    WND ^ | March 18, 2015 | Larry Elder
    The Republican Party, says former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, suffers from a “dark vein of intolerance.” We salute Powell’s service. He is a heavily decorated vet who served two tours of duty in Vietnam when things were hot and heavy over there. But General, care to name names? Who are these “intolerant” Republicans? Why engage in accusation by innuendo? By all means, name them, shame them – make them famous. In the meantime, while Powell composes his list, we compile some questions to some possible left-leaning “dark veins of intolerance”: What color was Rep. Maxine Waters’, D-Calif., “vein”...
  • Democrat: Republicans putting Lynch at 'back of the bus'

    03/18/2015 10:07:07 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 46 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 3/18/15 | ERICA WERNER
    The second-ranking Senate Democrat on Wednesday accused Republicans of putting the president's attorney general nominee "in the back of the bus" by delaying her confirmation. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois made the comment on the Senate floor as he criticized the GOP over its handling of Loretta Lynch's nomination. She would become the nation's first black female attorney general, replacing Eric Holder, the first African-American in the job.
  • UC Berkeley black students demand fixes to 'hostile’ climate

    03/17/2015 4:34:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 17, 2015 | By Nanette Asimov
    Black students at UC Berkeley often feel isolated and even oppressed, says a campus group that wants the nation’s premier public university to step up recruitment of African American students and improve support for them. So the Black Student Union hammered out 10 demands, delivered them to the chancellor, and set a deadline to meet them. The demands include renaming a building after Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther and the first woman on the FBI’s list of Most Wanted Terrorists. To the students, Shakur is no terrorist. She’s a victim and ally who gives voice to their pain. The...
  • Obama Honors Selma After Ignoring Gettysburg

    03/10/2015 7:45:19 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 10, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    elma: After ignoring the battle that ended slavery under the first Republican president, President Obama at the 50th anniversary of Democrats' blocking the Selma bridge says, "We're the slaves that built the White House." The parts of American history that this president chooses to commemorate and what he says about them speaks volumes about his view of America and American history. His America is not only unexceptional, it is perpetually and deeply racist, an overbearing world bully with no right to lecture the world about morality, democracy or freedom. He reminded us over the weekend that despite any progress since...
  • ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith suggests racism in Chip Kelly’s roster moves

    03/09/2015 12:33:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Pro Football Talk ^ | March 9, 2015 | Michael David Smith
    Stephen A. Smith is too smart to come right out and call Chip Kelly a racist. Smith knows that an accusation like that would require evidence, and Smith has none. So what Smith did on ESPN First Take today is he merely implied that Kelly is a racist, going over a selection of Kelly’s recent roster moves and then hinting that Kelly might not want black players in his locker room.
  • Mother Jones: "Eating Three Meals a Day is Racist"

    03/05/2015 7:18:07 AM PST · by rightistight · 106 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/5/15 | Aurelius
    In one of the dumbest articles ever to see the light of day, Mother Jones has declared that eating three meals a day is "racist." The piece, titled "Why You Should Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner," was written by Kiera Butler, a senior editor, and was published yesterday. How is eating food racist? Butler explains that white Europeans brought the tradition of eating three meals a day with them to the "New World." "When European settlers got to America, they also imported their meal habits," Butler writes, "a light meal—maybe cold mush and radishes—in the morning, a heavier, cooked...
  • Black History Biden: Veep calls for 'emancipation' of people's wealth

    02/25/2015 6:30:02 AM PST · by 9thLife · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 | 8:10 AM | BY PAUL BEDARD
    Vice President Joe Biden used a Black History Month event at his official residence Monday night to decry the rich, both white and black, for stunting economic growth and suggested that “emancipation” is in order. “A lot of wealthy white and black people aren't bad but they control 1 percent of the economy and this cannot stand,” Biden told about 100 guests, including past civil rights activists and NBC weatherman Al Roker. “It's not fair because the business experts are saying that concentration of wealth is stunting growth. So let's do something that's worthy of emancipation,” said Biden, according to...
  • JRW Supporters Suggest Decision To Take Title Racially Motivated

    02/12/2015 6:45:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 40 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | Feb 11, 2015
    JRW Supporters Suggest Decision To Take Title Racially Motivated February 11, 2015 2:58 PM (CBS) – There are accusations that racism was behind the decision by Little League International to strip the Jackie Robinson West team of the national title over cheating by the adults who run the team. “We know that we’re champions, our parents know that we’re champions and the team’s parents know we’re champions and Chicago knows we’re champions,” said JRW catcher Brandon Green. Green said the players did nothing wrong as he stood with his mother, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Fr. Michael Pfleger at the headquarters...
  • Jesse Jackson: Jackie Robinson West’s Punishment Is Inappropriate And Racist

    02/12/2015 3:57:56 PM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 12, 2015
    Little League Baseball vacated all of Chicago-area Jackie Robinson West’s wins from the 2014 Little League World Series tournament on Wednesday. After investigating allegations that several players on JRW do not reside within the team’s district borders, LLB stripped the team of both it’s Great Lakes Regional and U.S. national titles. Despite the open and shut nature of the case, several of the team’s supporters — including Jesse Jackson and Michael Pfleger — stated at a Wednesday press conference that JRW’s punishment had nothing to do with any possible recruiting infractions and was born purely through…
  • TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

    01/20/2015 10:41:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 20, 2015 10:08 AM EST | David Bauder, Lynn Elber and Frazier Moore
    Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. “I saw ‘Friends’ and ‘Seinfeld’ and thought, ‘What part of New York is this?’” recalled Barris, who is black. “It’s not about being diverse. It’s about being true to the world.”His show comes 15 years after civil rights groups, galvanized by a lineup of new network series almost entirely devoid of minority characters, sought and ultimately won agreements from major broadcasters to put programs on the...
  • MSNBC about to give Bobby Jindal the Herman Cain treatment

    01/20/2015 7:08:43 AM PST · by Bratch · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | JANUARY 20, 2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    If you followed the toxic enthusiasm MSNBC hosts and guests displayed for hurling accusations of racism or racial insensitivity toward Republicans in 2012, then a recent segment on that cable news network involving comments made by Bobby Jindal should sound lamentably familiar.During a segment on MSNBC’s Now with Alex Wagner, Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, was asked to weigh in on Jindal’s claim that there are “no-go zones” inside European cities in which Muslim immigrants have refused to allow non-Muslims to travel. This claim is so controversial that Fox News host Jeanine Pirro issued an on-air apology after one of her guests...
  • VIDEO: Judge Delivers Awesome Smackdown to Attorney’s Failed Race Card Attempt

    01/08/2015 4:25:41 PM PST · by blueyon · 7 replies
    TPNN ^ | 01/07/15 | Matthew Burke
    A public defender in Broward County, Florida attempted to excuse and justify a 26-year-old burglary suspect, Stephen Hall Clarke, for running from the scene of a police-related shooting on Monday. As his defense, he said that the suspect was running from racist cops. “Your Honor, in light of what’s happening in this country, with unarmed black men being killed…” public defender Dale Miller began to argue before the judge quickly cut him off. Judge John “Jay” Hurley wouldn’t have any of it, “Don’t hand me that! Don’t hand me that!”
  • How Sharpton gets paid to not cry ‘racism’ at corporations

    01/04/2015 3:19:09 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The New York Post ^ | January 4, 2015 | Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein
    Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not be labeled a racist? Then you need to pay Al Sharpton. For more than a decade, corporations have shelled out thousands of dollars in donations and consulting fees to Sharpton’s National Action Network. What they get in return is the reverend’s supposed sway in the black community or, more often, his silence. Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal met with the activist preacher after leaked e-mails showed her making racially charged comments about President Obama. Pascal was under siege after a suspected North Korean cyber attack pressured the studio to...
  • NAACP Blames Cop Killings On Guns Not Sharpton, DeBlasio

    12/23/2014 5:27:08 PM PST · by raptor22 · 48 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 23, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Crime: Talking about a war on cops motivated by race-baiting is mere "conjecture," according to the NAACP, which says that the assassination of two New York cops is an "example of the need for strict gun-control measures." After the tragic death of Eric Garner while resisting arrest, Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers how he had warned his biracial son to be wary of cops who, in any confrontation, might misinterpret his actions in a way they would not with a white suspect. Cops are the enemy, not the criminals they try to protect you from. Well, on Friday...
  • CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’

    12/20/2014 4:35:29 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 105 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | Dec 20,2014 | John Feldman
    CNN Guest on Brooklyn Cop Shooting: ‘Al Sharpton Got What He Wanted’ by Josh Feldman | 5:30 pm, December 20th, 2014 video 397 No information is yet known about the motivations of the man who fatally shot two NYPD officers today, but that hasn’t stopped people from already drawing conclusions, most noticeably connecting this gunning-down of two officers to recent anti-police sentiment in New York. Retired NYPD detective Harry Houck wasted no time in blaming those protests and the people behind them for what happened today. He said the demonstrations have “all be predicated on lies,” and even went so...
  • Yes, Michelle, It's Because You're Black

    12/17/2014 10:23:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 17, 2014 | John Ransom
    Michelle Obama wants you to feel bad for her, and for Barack, because they are black. “I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years,” Michelle says in People Magazine. “Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who had his share of troubles catching cabs.” Oh, the horror. Why didn’t the emperor clean up Chicago neighborhoods with his pen and his phone while he was there? Cabs likely would have stopped more frequently if the city, especially the South and West Sides, wasn't infested by crime....
  • Michelle Obama: I Was Asked to Take Something Off a Shelf at Target

    12/17/2014 6:40:04 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 184 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Dec. 17, 2014 | Daniel Halper
    The Obamas talked with People magazine about dealing with their "own racist experiences," as the magazine described. Michelle Obama told one story that recently took place, even as she was first lady of the United States. "I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn't see me as the first lady, she saw me as someone...
  • Obamas say they're no strangers to racism (Barf or Laugh Alert)

    12/17/2014 5:44:51 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 17, 2014 | Justin Sink
    December 17, 2014, 08:15 am Obamas say they're no strangers to racism By Justin Sink The president and the first lady chronicled a series experiences in People magazine that they say demonstrated some of the latent racism that blacks in America continue to face. "There's no black male my age, who's a professional, who hasn't come out of a restaurant and is waiting for their car and somebody didn't hand them their car keys," the president said. The first lady said someone had asked her husband to get them coffee because he was wearing a tuxedo at a black-tie dinner,...
  • If you think you know the real Eric Garner think again

    12/08/2014 9:02:22 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 43 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/8/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Liberals always think they are the smartest people in every room. They and their puppet media believe cops are dumb Neanderthals just “itching to kill a ni**er.” Think again you smug fools; Cops are smarter than you think they are. The material that follows comes from the police officers who had to deal with Eric Garner and knew what he was. It was supplied by police sources to the site Gotnews.com which is the only site interested in the truth. What this material proves is that those who are beating their breast about the death of Eric Garner and insisting...
  • Behold: Mary Landrieu in full meltdown

    12/03/2014 3:54:18 PM PST · by Kaslin · 87 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 3, 2014 | Guy Benson
    t’s almost the end of the line for the Mary Express, and she knows it. First, she tripled down on her ‘sexism and racism’ smear against an electorate that has entrusted her (a woman!) with 18 years in the US Senate, and that handed Gov. Bobby Jindal (whose skin is brown!) a re-election victory so comprehensive that he carried every single parish in the state. Then, she offered no comment after top aides and supporters confirmed Republicans’ principal charge against her, and exhorted partisan Democrats to vote illegally. Next, she blundered through her final debate, assailing her Republican opponent for...
  • Forget a Michael Brown Law. How about a Jim Parker Law?

    11/29/2014 11:42:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 29, 2014 | JAZZ SHAW
    This weekend we are seeing the media engaged in endless navel gazing as to what comes next for those who remain angry over the grand jury’s decision regarding Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown. There are additional marches and demonstrations being planned for those who still wish to “seek justice” somehow, while rejecting the idea that our system of criminal justice was precisely what was at play in that courthouse. But on a separate and potentially more productive front, others are working on passing new laws requiring body cameras and monitors mounted in police vehicles for all officers. Supporters are...
  • "Race Card". Political scientist about the riots in Ferguson

    11/29/2014 4:50:38 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 18 replies
    AiF ^ | 18:46 11/27/2014 | Natalia Kozhina
    Political analyst Dmitry Drobnitsky told AiF.ru what fate awaits city Ferguson after the riots and who is trying to benefit on the death of Michael Brown. November 24th jury indemnify police Darren Wilson, who in August has shot 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown. Acquittal sparked massive protests and riots. The family of the deceased, as well as thousands of protesters, convinced that the slaying was racially motivated entirely and wasn't investigated properly. Is it possible to re-examine the case which is already closed,AiF.ru asked political analyst Dmitry Drobnitsky. Natalia Kozhina, AiF.ru: Dmitry, in your opinion, what are the real sources of...
  • Senator Claire McCaskill Backs Hillary Clinton For 2016 Presidential Election

    11/09/2014 1:14:06 PM PST · by Steelfish · 26 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | June 13, 2013
    Senator Claire McCaskill backs Hillary Clinton For 2016 Presidential Election Missouri senator supports Ready for Hillary political action committee, saying: 'It's important we start early' 18 June 2013 Hillary Clinton's undeclared campaign for the next Democratic presidential nomination received a boost on Tuesday, with a first declaration of support from a sitting US senator. Claire McCaskill, from Missouri, announced her support for Ready for Hillary, a political action committee that supports a Clinton run in 2016. "Hillary Clinton had to give up her political operation while she was making us proud, representing us around the world as an incredible secretary...
  • St. Louis rolls out new program to hire minority police officers

    11/08/2014 6:33:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    KPLR-TV ^ | November 8, 2014 | Shirley Washington
    St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is working in collaboration with the NAACP St. Louis Branch, the St. Louis Public Safety Department, and the Ethical Society of Police to recruit more minority police officers to the force. The City has been working on the initiative for months. However, the tragic shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on, August 9, 2014, gave the plan a greater sense of urgency. Tonight on The Pulse of St. Louis, learn the qualifications needed to become a St. Louis police officer and how to help improve the relationship between law enforcement...
  • Democrats' racial attacks 'appalling,' Rice says

    11/06/2014 8:33:02 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/6/2014 | Ben Kamisar
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday slammed Democrats who sought to use race against Republicans in the midterm elections, saying they were offensive and out of touch. “The idea that you would play such a card and try fearmongering among minorities just because you disagree with Republicans, that they are somehow all racists, I find it appalling. I find it insulting,” she said on Fox News. Rice and the show’s co-host, Brian Kilmeade, specifically mentioned the Georgia Democratic Party’s flyers that asked voters to prevent another shooting similar to that in Ferguson, Mo. “We are not race blind....
  • Kasim Reed: Ferguson mailers hurt Michelle Nunn

    11/04/2014 2:52:48 PM PST · by Hoodat · 10 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 4 at 3:37 PM | Nia-Malika Henderson
    <p>Election returns from the Georgia Senate and gubernatorial contests will be closely watched tonight for what they might tell us about race, region and politics in the age of Obama.</p> <p>Democrats are hoping for evidence of a demographic realignment they could benefit from -- if not now, then perhaps in the coming years. And Republicans are looking to hold firm, maintaining their firewall among Southern white voters who have grown more and more Republican in recent years.</p>
  • Justice for Michael Brown weekend sponsors workshops for youth

    11/02/2014 5:54:18 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    Fox2now.com ^ | November 1, 2014 | BY CHRIS SMITH
    A Saturday evening a workshop is being sponsored by Reverend Al Sharpton and his National Action Network as part of the Justice for Michael Brown weekend in north St. Louis County. The workshop focused on police brutality and laws that need to be changed that enable police brutality according to the National Action Network. The workshops are meant to symbolize the four hours Michael Brown’s body reminded in the street after being fatally shot. The workshop was held at the Greater St. Mark’s Family Church at 9950 Glenn Owen Drive. Another workshop will be held Saturday night from 6 pm...
  • Key Witness for Zimmerman Grand Jury Changes Story

    11/01/2014 5:10:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | November 1, 2014 | Andrew Branca
    In May 2012 FBI interview Taaffe denied any talk of race with Zimmerman.We wrote yesterday about the “October Surprise/Get Out the Vote” announcement by a flailing Obama administration that the Department of Justice will be holding a Grand Jury hearing next Wednesday regarding possible federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. The only named witness for Wednesday’s hearing is Frank Taaffe, a self-declared “friend” for George Zimmerman. Earlier this year Taaffe suddenly announced that he believed Zimmerman had a racial, not merely self-defense, motive in killing Trayvon Martin. This would be more than two years after the shooting occurred. One...
  • Why isn’t Mary Landrieu smart enough to play the race card properly?

    11/01/2014 9:37:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/01/14 | Gail Jarvis
    Behind-closed-doors views instead of the usual carefully crafted campaign talk ‘Mary had a little scam To fleece the voters’ views And everywhere her campaign went Her race scam made the news.’ Most of us are dumbstruck by the over-exploitation of the race card by Democrats. Their exaggerated playing of the race card is incredibly cliched and worn out. Do they really think that voters are gullible enough to swallow their hokum? Do they really believe that the intellects of American voters are that small? If I were a black voter I would be incensed that Democratic candidates assume that I...