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  • 'I am the least racist person you've ever met!' Furious Trump WALKS OUT of interview when reporter

    10/21/2016 9:02:30 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 106 replies ^ | 10/20/16 | Anneta Konstantinides
    fullt title................'I am the least racist person you've ever met!' Furious Trump WALKS OUT of interview when reporter asks him about sexual assault and race claims............Donald Trump walked out of an interview with a local television station after he was asked about being labeled a racist and sexist during the course of his campaign. Moments before addressing a packed house at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio, Trump talked with NBC4s Colleen Marshall about the end of the race to the White House. 'Nineteen days out from the election, you've been labeled a racist, you've been called a sexist, how...'...
  • Councilwoman Helen Gym Says This Food Truck Is Racist (Racial McCarthyism)

    10/08/2016 6:14:03 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 49 replies
    Philly Mag ^ | 10/05/2016 | VICTOR FIORILLO
    First-term Philadelphia City Councilwoman-at-Large Helen Gym has a lot to contend with. A broken school system. A ballooning pension crisis. Rampant poverty. And a racist food truck? Wheely Wheely Good is a popular University City food truck that serves hot pots, spring rolls, and rice balls to hungry Drexel students and faculty on 33rd Street. --SNIP-- On the day of the event at the Montessori school, Gym tweeted a photo of her daughter holding a sign that read RACISM SUCKS! AND SO DOES THIS with an arrow pointing at the truck. Li says that when the event was over,...
  • Texas inmate argues death sentence racially tainted

    10/04/2016 7:08:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2016 4:46 PM EDT | Michael Graczyk
    A Texas jury took only 17 minutes to convict parolee and former mechanic Duane Buck of gunning down his ex-girlfriend and a man at her Houston apartment, then deliberated about four hours before deciding he should be put to death. Now nearly two decades later, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to look for a third time at whether the death sentence the jury gave Buck was tainted by testimony and evidence related to the fact he is black. Injecting race into a capital sentencing proceeding is not only wholly improper, it poses a special risk of harm to...
  • Kerry: 'Bigotry' driving anti-refugee forces

    10/04/2016 9:04:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 49 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 4, 2016 | Joel Gehrke
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday saluted German Chancellor Angela Merkel for welcoming thousands of refugees into her country, and warned against "demagogues" who would undermine the alliances that have formed in the decades since World War II. . . And everybody here knows that you cannot allow demagogues to start building up an unrealistic political platform based on bigotry, xenophobia, fear nationalism
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Attacks Trump As Erratic And Threatening

    09/28/2016 12:05:31 PM PDT · by PROCON · 71 replies ^ | Sep. 28, 2016 | Alex Pappas
    Michelle Obama, campaigning for Hillary Clinton, unleashed a barrage of attacks on Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling the Republican nominee erratic and threatening. The first lady who famously said in her convention speech this summer that when Republicans go low, we go high portrayed Trump as a monster during a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania campaign rally. If a candidate is erratic and threatening; if a candidate traffics in prejudice, fears and lies on the campaign trail;
  • Dealing with the Race Card

    03/01/2002 6:06:54 PM PST · by wallace2000 · 14 replies · 163+ views
    American Federalist Journal ^ | 02/28/02 | Ken McElroy
    Judge Charles Pickering appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week as a nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which covers the states of Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. Judge Pickering is a sitting federal District Court judge in Mississippi, confirmed by the Senate for that position in 1990. The Democrats on the committee, working in conjunction with various left-wing interest groups, set out to derail Pickering's nomination, because he doesn't fit with their desire that all judges be liberal activists. The result has been, in what has become typical Democrat style, a disgusting smear ...
  • Jimmy Carter: The U.S. is seeing a "resurgence of racism"

    09/15/2016 1:49:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 15, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Jimmy Carter says the United States is experiencing a resurgence of racism and hes calling on Baptist faith leaders to foster change in their churches and communities. The former U.S. president spoke Thursday at a summit hosted by the New Baptist Covenant, which he convened in 2007 to unite Baptists of different races, ethnicities and theologies. Carters keynote address came during a three-day meeting in Atlanta aimed at creating partnerships between black and white churches to work together on pressing issues in their community...
  • Donald Trump, Pepe the Frog, and White Supremacists: an explainer

    09/13/2016 2:14:54 PM PDT · by abigkahuna · 81 replies
    Hillary Clinton Campaign Website ^ | September 13, 2016 | Elizabeth Chan
    Over the weekend, Donald Trumps son and one of his closest advisers posted an odd photo on their social media accounts: This raised some important questions. Why is there a frog standing directly behind Trump? Thats Pepe. Hes a symbol associated with white supremacy. Wait. Really? White supremacy? Thats right. Please explain. Heres the short version: Pepe is a cartoon frog who began his internet life as an innocent meme enjoyed by teenagers and pop stars alike. But in recent months, Pepes been almost entirely co-opted by the white supremacists who call themselves the alt-right. Theyve decided to take back...
  • WaPo: Yes, half of Trump supporters are racist

    09/13/2016 6:10:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 76 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 12, 2016 | Dana Milbank
    Hillary Clinton may have been unwise to say half of Donald Trump's supporters are racists and other "deplorables." But she wasnt wrong. If anything, when it comes to Trump's racist support, she might have low-balled the number.
  • AfD co-chair Petry wants to rehabilitate a racist term (is vlkisch racist?)

    09/11/2016 8:39:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.11.2016 | Jefferson Chase
    Frauke Petry, one of the two main leaders of the right-wing Alternative for Germany party, says the racist word vlkisch should be destigmatized. The term has heavy Nazi connotations. [] Duden, the German dictionary of record, defines "vlkisch" as follows: (National Socialist) (in the ideology of National Socialism), concerning a people as a purported race; of or belonging to a people as a purported race(obsolete) national. Its unacceptable to reduce the word vlkisch to racist, Petry said. I myself dont use the term, but I have a problem with the negative connotations of the concept vlkisch being extended to the...
  • Wearing Dont Tread on Me insignia could be punishable racial harassment

    08/04/2016 11:46:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 58 replies ^ | 8/3/2016 | Eugene Volokh
    On January 8, 2014, Complainant filed a formal complaint in which he alleged that the Agency subjected him to discrimination on the basis of race (African American) and in reprisal for prior EEO activity when, starting in the fall of 2013, a coworker (C1) repeatedly wore a cap to work with an insignia of the Gadsden Flag, which depicts a coiled rattlesnake and the phrase Dont Tread on Me. Complainant stated that he found the cap to be racially offensive to African Americans because the flag was designed by Christopher Gadsden, a slave trader & owner of slaves. Complainant also...
  • Bill Clinton: "If You're A White Southerner," You Know What 'Make America Great Again' Really Means

    09/08/2016 7:36:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 123 replies ^ | 9/7/2016 | Tim Hains
    "That message -- I'll give you America great again -- "If youre a white southerner, you know exactly what it means, don't you? It means Ill give you the economy you had 50 years ago and Ill move you back up the social totem pole and other people down, Clinton said. "What Hillary wants to do is take the totem pole down and let us all go forward together!"
  • Bill Clinton Says Make America Great Again Is Just A Racist Dog Whistle

    09/07/2016 9:02:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 7, 2016 | Sam Levine, Associate politics editor
    If youre a white Southerner, you know exactly what it means. Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday said Donald Trumps campaign slogan, Make America Great Again, is a racist dog whistle. Im actually old enough to remember the good old days, and they werent all that good in many ways, Clinton said at a rally in Orlando. That message where Ill give you America great again is if youre a white Southerner, you know exactly what it means, dont you? What it means is Ill give you an economy you had 50 years ago, and Ill move you back up...
  • Mainstream Media: Defeat Trump by Attacking His Supporters

    09/01/2016 7:27:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Observer ^ | September 1, 2016 | Ken Kurson
    First they come after you, then they target your family and business relationships It is no secret that the mainstream media has decided that the threat presented by a possible Donald Trump presidency is so grave that it has suspended even the illusion of objectivity. Writing in The New York Times, media columnist Jim Rutenberg granted permission to his fellow journalists to throw out the textbook American journalism has been using for the better part of the past half-century, if not longer, and approach it in a way youve never approached anything in your career. The Observer and others have...
  • Claims of Racism Are The Last Refuge Of A Shrill Harridan

    08/29/2016 5:25:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    This week we found out that 40% of Americans are irredeemably racist isnt that the takeaway from Hillarys ad and her speech about how anyone voting for Trump is one step away from pulling a hood out of the hamper and firing up a cross? Then we found out that a bunch of bitter virgins sitting at keyboards who occasionally take a break from viewing My Little Pony-themed porn to tweet about their Nordic heritage are the major driver behind Donald Trump. Has anyone actually met a member of the Alt Right in real life? I havent, but then...
  • In Unhinged Trump Attack, Clinton Libels Millions as Racists

    08/27/2016 4:55:50 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 34 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 August 2016 | Alex Newman
    Anti-establishment conservatives of all stripes from the nationalist alt-right at Breitbart to the liberty-minded anti-globalist Infowars media empire were apparently delighted with Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her latest anti-Donald Trump screed. With her bizarre speech Thursday attempting to demonize huge swaths of the American public as racists and paranoid conspiracy theorists, Clinton sounded almost unhinged. But it may all backfire.Ironically, the scandal-plagued Democrat candidate denounced what she called the paranoid fringe in American politics even while sounding unusually paranoid by outlining an imagined global right-wing conspiracy of immense proportions apparently led by former KGB boss...
  • Tim Kaine TRYS TO Link Trump to Ku Klux Klan Values 8 26 16

    08/26/2016 3:05:07 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 19 replies
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  • Hillary Clinton: I See Racists

    08/26/2016 4:35:02 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 23 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-26-2016 | MOTUS
    Yesterday Donald Trump again called Hillary a crooked liar (and a bigot).With the help of her over-worked voice coach Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a racist in uncharacteristically well modulated diction. Clinton started the day by releasing a video that featured Ku Klux Klan members and white supremacists touting Trumps candidacy then gave an afternoon speech condemning Trumps racially inflammatory remarks and support within the alt-right, which she described as an emerging racist ideology. WaPo The only thing you cant really believe anything a crooked liar says. Protestor at a yuge Hillary campaign event in February...
  • The Alt-Right Is Coming! Hillary Shrieks

    08/26/2016 3:00:56 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 61 replies ^ | August 26,2016 | Mathew Vadum
    After a terrible week on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton lashed out at her Republican opponent yesterday as surprise, surprise a racist. But this time, she claims, Donald Trump is backed by a nasty, racist alt-right conspiracy that aspires to lynch blacks and Muslims and that laughs at feminist idiocy. When in doubt, scream racist!
  • Romney Plays The Race Card (MSM called Romney a racist in 2012, Same'ole Same'ole)

    08/25/2016 2:44:38 PM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 5 replies
    Time ^ | July 12, 2012 | Toure
    Mitt Romney went to the NAACPs National Convention planning to get booed. It was no mistake. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told Bloomberg TV she believes it was a calculated move on his part to get booed at the NAACP convention. When Romney called the Affordable Care Act Obamacare, he purposely used a term that would not work with the audience in the room. When he said, If you want a President wholl make things better in the African-American community, you are looking at him. Take a look! he was virtually taunting them the way a pro wrestler whos playing...
  • Hillary Runs Ad Connecting KKK To Trump, Forgets That Her Mentor Was KKK Recruiter

    08/25/2016 2:58:06 PM PDT · by xzins · 28 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | August 25, 2016 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Hillary Clinton did something today that is worse than anything Donald Trump has ever said or done. It was pandering. It was gross. And she should be embarrassed. She ran an ad that basically said the KKK will be in charge if Trump wins. Politics doesnt get any lower than this. There are a few problems with the ad other than how childish it is. Not only has the KKK endorsed Hillary, but Hillary used to be good friends with someone who was actually a member. Flashback time. From Breitbart: In 2010, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fondly eulogized Sen....
  • POLITICO: Clinton to accuse Trump of 'taking hate groups mainstream' (Speech Tonight)

    08/25/2016 12:07:12 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 49 replies
    Politico | 8-25-2016 | louis nelson
    Politico is a blocked source here, but CNN/MSNBC have been running with this meme ALL DAY...
  • Unity through racism: Trump makes his big play to make the GOP a white nationalist party

    07/23/2016 7:43:41 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 67 replies
    Salon ^ | 22 Jul, 1016 | AMANDA MARCOTTE
    The final night of the Republican National Convention was as confusing and incoherent as it was disturbing. Before Donald Trump brought forward his chilling imitation of historys greatest fascists, Ivanka Trump and Peter Thiel made bizarre plays for the votes of women and LGBT people. Ivanka Trump riffed on issues like equal pay and affordable childcare, which are typically Democratic issues. Thiel announced that hes proud to be gay to wild applause from a roomful of people who are the very base that voted against the rights and dignity of LGBT people, over and over again. This is a distraction...
  • Melania Trump's RNC fashion: A scary statement

    07/23/2016 3:02:20 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 216 replies ^ | 7-19-16 | Elizabeth Wellington
    So while Trump appeared flawless on the Cleveland stage Monday night, whether she intended it or not, her all-white ensemble displayed the kind of foreignness that is accepted by her husbands political party. To many, that outfit could be another reminder that in the G.O.P. white is always right. Four years ago, Republicans fretted about trying to diversify their base, in the wake of Barack Obamas clear voter mandate. This time around, with Trump at the top of the ticket, its obvious that ship has sailed. On Monday night, Melania Trump was a not-so-subliminal billboard for whats looking like the...
  • Mathews: "Law And Order" Has "A Racial Tone To It"

    07/22/2016 3:27:27 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 147 replies ^ | July 22, 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    During MSNBCs coverage of the RNC on Thursday night, anchor Chris Matthews stated that the phrase law and order carries a racial tone to it.
  • Washington Post reaches right for the race card in Miami shooting

    07/21/2016 11:00:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/21/16 | Dan Calabrese
    With almost no confirmed details about what happened or why, it's nevertheless time to stoke more race riots Id like to ask a question of whoever makes the style decisions at the Washington Post. Does the paper now intend to put the race of the primary players in the headline of every story? Every crime story? Or only the crime stories in which it appears that a police officer might have done something wrong - even though no one has the police side of the story yet and theres no way to know for sure? Because as far as I...
  • Reverend Jesse Jackson points the finger at Donald Trump and his followers

    07/10/2016 11:42:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies ^ | 7/8/2016 | Matthew Hunter and Darren Boyle
    Rev Jesse Jackson said there was a climate of fear and division in the US He was commenting in the aftermath of the murder of five police officers He accused Trump and his followers of 'scapegoating' black people Jackson asked President Obama to host a conference on violence
  • For evangelicals, the question has become: Which is a worse sin, abortion or racism?

    06/28/2016 11:59:42 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 27, 2016 | Michelle Boorstein
    Mondays Supreme Court ruling tossing Texas abortion restrictions puts a massive spotlight on the new debate pressing evangelicals: Which is a worse sin, racism or abortion? For decades, abortion has been the mother of all deciding issues for evangelicals, who make up about a quarter of the U.S. population and are strongly opposed. But in the 2016 race, with Donald Trumps unusually incendiary comments about race, culture and religion, this second issue is becoming increasingly sacred. This question of how to deal with Hillary Clintons robust support for abortion rights along with Trumps challenging of the place of minorities is...
  • There's No Other Way to Say It: Minimum Wage Laws Are Racist

    06/18/2016 12:18:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 18, 2016 | John Ellis
    Following the lead of a several trodden upon, yet Democrat-controlled municipalities, Washington D.C. recently approved a bill raising the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour by 2025. This move has been hailed by leftists as a triumph for equality and the little guys. Except minimum wage laws were first proposed by racists to keep minorities down, and current minimum wage laws further disenfranchise those in our society who are already disenfranchised.To help understand, a brief history lesson is in order. At the risk of wandering off topic, this brief history lesson will also serve to demonstrate why many leftists...
  • Romney says Trump will change America with 'trickle-down racism'

    06/10/2016 3:51:27 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 159 replies
    CNN ^ | June 10, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    Park City, Utah (CNN) Mitt Romney suggested Friday that Donald Trump's election could legitimize racism and misogyny, ushering in a change in the moral fabric of American society. The 2012 Republican nominee, who has openly opposed Trump's candidacy, went further than he has before in outlining to CNN's Wolf Blitzer how the country's character would suffer in a Trump White House. Trump's rhetoric has caused even some other Republicans to label him a racist, and Romney said he would not be able to paper over his incendiary remarks. "I don't want to see trickle-down racism" Romney said in an...
  • New Jersey mayor changes party over Trump comments [Hackensack]

    06/10/2016 8:06:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 10, 2016 9:02 AM EDT
    Two Republican officials in New Jersey are switching political parties over what they say are racist comments made by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Hackensack Mayor John Labrosse and Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino changed their party affiliation to independents on Thursday. [] Labrosse and Canestrino say there was not a specific comment that influenced their decision. They say it was the general tone of the campaign.
  • Major Christian Church Calls All Whites Racist, No Matter What

    06/07/2016 11:09:22 AM PDT · by PROCON · 47 replies ^ | June 7, 2016 | Blake Neff
    The United Church of Christ (UCC), a major mainline Protestant denomination, published a Facebook post telling all whites that they are racist against non-whites, no matter what they do. An infographic posted to the churchs Facebook page over the weekend gives white people a series of 10 tips on how to cope with their white privilege. Suggestions include Listen when people call you on your microaggressions and Stop contributing to gentrification. But the tenth suggestion is the most notable one, telling white readers to Recognize that youre still racist. No matter what.
  • McConnell: Trump could alienate Latinos as Goldwater did black voters

    06/02/2016 5:35:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/2/16 7:07 PM | Anna Giaritelli
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted in a Thursday interview he is worried Donald Trump could push Latinos away from the Republican Party. McConnell compared it to the impact Barry Goldwaters vote against the Civil Rights Act of 1964 did with African-American voters.
  • Racism has found its way into the Cincinnati Zoo saga

    06/01/2016 12:48:54 PM PDT · by Reddy · 39 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 05/31/16 | Shaun King
    As you have likely heard, on this past Saturday a 4-year-old boy fell into the gorilla habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo. A gut-wrenching decision was made by the zoo to shoot and kill the gorilla to protect the boy and rescue him from the habitat. The fallout over the incident has taken a decidedly racist turn as the public has now discovered that the boy and his parents are black. Laura Collins, in Cincinnati writing for the Daily Mail, published an absolutely despicable piece on the young boys parents, including every detail of his fathers criminal history.As you have likely...
  • Louisiana lawmaker labels Declaration of Independence racist in debate

    05/28/2016 8:58:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | May 28, 2016
    The Declaration of Independence came under attack from an unlikely quartera state legislator. Louisiana lawmaker Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), argued that Americas founding document was racist during debate on a bill requiring public school students in the state to recite the Declaration of Independence daily, Fox & Friends reported Saturday. For the Declaration of Independence only Caucasians (were) free, Norton, who is black, said Wednesday during the debate on the floor of the Louisiana House of Representatives. And for you to bring a bill to require that our children will recite the Declaration of Independence I think its a little bit...
  • Michelle Obama tells graduates to reject selfish leaders

    05/26/2016 2:25:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 74 replies
    The Wasnington Times ^ | May 26, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    In a swipe at Republicans in general and Donald Trump in particular, first lady Michelle Obama urged native American high school graduates Thursday to reject leaders who advocate that we should be selfish. More than ever before, our world needs you, Mrs. Obama told students at the Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico. And you dont need your first lady to tell you that. All you have to do is tune into the news and youll see that right now, some of the loudest voices in our national conversation are saying things that go against every single one of...
  • JIMMY CARTER: Donald Trump has tapped into a reservoir of 'inherent racism'

    05/25/2016 12:52:06 PM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 83 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 24, 2016 11:02 AM | Allan Smith
    Jimmy Carter said Monday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had tapped into "inherent racism" to bolster his candidacy. In an interview with The New York Times, Carter, the 39th president, also said Trump violated "basic human rights" by labeling Mexican and Muslim immigrants as criminals and terrorists. "When you single out any particular group of people for secondary citizenship status, that's a violation of basic human rights," Carter said. The 91-year-old Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for promoting human rights across the globe through his work with the Carter Center. Carter, the oldest living US...
  • Heidi Cruz Likens Husband's Campaign to Efforts to End Slavery

    05/10/2016 11:43:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 140 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | May 10, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    Drawing a parallel between the long-term efforts of her husband's supporters and the fight to end slavery, Heidi Cruz said Tuesday that it took "a lot longer than four years" for the latter fight to be successful.
  • Sheriff Clarke: Race Card Now So 'Overused' that 'Everybody's a Racist'

    05/11/2016 1:38:22 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-7-2016 | Fox News
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  • Haaretz plumbs 'new low' after calling terror victim a 'racist'

    04/13/2016 3:00:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 4/12/2016, 8:53 PM | Hezki Ezra
    Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan (Jewish Home) harshly criticized Haaretz Tuesday, after television and film critic Rogel Alpher called a film shown in memory of terror victim Dafna Meir racist. It seems that theres no limit to the lows Haaretz can reach, Ben-Dahan stated. Haaretz stopped being Zionist a long time ago. As is typical of leftists, Rogel Alpher instead of dealing with the unique character of Dafna Meir threw around the usual leftist accusations, racism and occupation, he added. A Palestinian teenager stabbed Meir, a mother of six, to death in Othniel in January, in front...
  • Hillary Clinton is winning votes with vile race games

    03/02/2016 3:12:00 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 23 replies ^ | 2/3/16 | By Betsy McCaughey
    Hillary Clinton is winning votes with vile race games By Betsy McCaughey Hillary Clinton is sweeping the Democratic primaries across the South by capturing nearly all the black vote a staggering 86 percent in South Carolina. But shes doing it with poisonous lies designed to stoke racial resentment. Clinton routinely tells blacks they are the victims of systemic racism and scolds whites for not demonstrating more humility. She falsely claims discrimination is causing the higher poverty and incarceration rates among blacks. There isnt a shred of evidence to back up her claims yet she gets a pass from...
  • Jill Abramson, former NYT exec: Plenty of evidence Donald Trump is racist

    02/29/2016 5:38:36 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 31 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2-29-2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Ms. Abramson, who in 2012 was ranked number five on Forbes list of most powerful women, compared Mr. Trump to George Wallace, Pat Buchanan and Ross Perot all candidates she has covered during her career. None of the others had the advantage of reality television celebrity or buildings brandishing their names. But I worried every time I heard each of them playing the strongman, offering bromides, and invoking fear that the country was going down the drain, she wrote.
  • Melissa Harris-Perry Is Out at MSNBC, Network Confirms

    02/28/2016 1:07:11 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 81 replies
    The MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is officially out at the network. Two days after Ms. Harris-Perry publicly stated she felt worthless to NBC News executives after several weeks of pre-emptions for her namesake weekend morning show, an MSNBC spokesman on Sunday confirmed that the network and Ms. Harris-Perry were parting ways.
  • African-American voters see court fight as affront to Obama

    02/28/2016 10:37:17 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 93 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 28, 2016 12:03 PM EST | Errin Haines Whack
    Watching the fight unfold between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over who should choose the next Supreme Court justice, Michael A. Bowden got angry at what he saw at the latest affront to the first black president. And then his thoughts turned from Washington to his own state. Obama won't be on the ballot this fall, but Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Pat Toomey will - and Bowden has made defeating him in November a priority. [...] Democrats are pressuring senators in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Hampshire, Illinois and Wisconsin to back down from their refusal to confirm or even consider Obama's...
  • British pols: Change Washington name or send different team to U.K.

    02/24/2016 5:57:16 PM PST · by Sgt_Schultze · 71 replies
    ESPN ^ | 24 Feb 2016 | Mike Wise
    "We were shocked to learn the derivation of the term 'R*dskin,' pertaining as it does to the historic abuse of native Americans," read the letter, a copy of which was obtained by ESPN. "The exportation of this racial slur to the UK this autumn, when the Washington team is due to play, directly contravenes the values that many in Britain have worked so hard to instill." ** No nation has stricter anti-racism laws in sports, due in part to disturbing incidents encountered by black soccer players over the years, including having banana peels and monkey chants hurled at them during...
  • Clinton Says Failure to Expand Medicaid Is Racist

    02/24/2016 11:53:35 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 24, 2016 | 5:43 AM EST | Susan Jones
    "I believe strongly that we have to deal with systemic racism, and systemic racism is found in our criminal justice system, it's found in housing, in job opportunities, in education," Hillary Clinton told a Democrat town hall in South Carolina Tuesday night. "It's also cultural," she said. "And so there are barriers that people are encountering that I think we need to be honest about." Clinton said one of those barriers is the refusal of some states to expand Medicaid: "In this state, your (Republican) governor, legislature wouldn't extend Medicaid, and so people can't get the health care that they...
  • EPIC Beatdown as Conservative Pundit Destroys #BlackLivesMatter Defender!

    02/21/2016 10:48:14 AM PST · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | February 20, 2016 | Onan Coca
    AM 770 KTTH is a lone conservative voice in the wilderness of the liberal Northwest. The radio station broadcasts in Seattle, Washington and the surrounding area and has worked hard to reach out to their community with the truths of conservatism. This past year the station hosted a debate between two liberal #BlackLivesMatter activists and two conservative activists -- the brilliant Ben Shapiro being one of those conservatives. What followed was an hour and a half long debate drubbing that even seemed to turn the tide of opinion in the audience.
  • What Donald Trump's Win In South Carolina Says About The Republican Party (Compares to Wallace)

    02/20/2016 6:09:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Huffington Post's Huffpost Politics ^ | February 20, 2016 | Igor Bobic and Ryan Grim
    Donald Trump comfortably defeated his Republican presidential rivals on Saturday in South Carolina's GOP primary. Trump's resounding victory isn't simply a boon to his prospects for winning the Republican presidential nomination, an outcome once thought impossible that is looking increasingly more plausible. It is also an embarrassing repudiation of conservative orthodoxy that has dominated Republican politics for decades. It suggests that the party's intellectual leaders, who organized the base around the National Review/Weekly Standard consensus -- small government, free trade, pro-Israel, deregulation, low taxes, social conservatism and an aggressive foreign policy -- have been generals of a phantom army. The...
  • Blacks See Bias in Delay on a Scalia Successor

    02/20/2016 5:40:29 AM PST · by RummyChick · 85 replies
    ....“They’ve been fighting that man since he’s been there,” Mr. Gadsden, who is African-American, said of Mr. Obama, before pointing at his forearm to explain what he said was driving the Republican opposition: “The color of his skin, that’s all, the color of his skin.”
  • Using Murder Victims and Police to Play Up the Race Card

    02/11/2016 10:16:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | Katy Grimes & Megan Barth
    Democrats ginning up white racism in order to get blacks to vote for Democratic candidates in 2016 “Hands up don’t shoot” was a lie. The phony “Black Lives Matter” movement exists solely as a tool for Democrats to fire up their base when they need votes. Advocacy of violence against police, and Black racism are now considered hip. Why else did Beyoncé Knowles release a music video right before her Super Bowl performance of the race-baiting song “Formation,” showing police officers harassing young black people, and “Stop shooting us” graffiti? During the Super Bowl performance, Beyoncé‘s dancers, dressed in Black...