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  • 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
    Monday’s 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 Trump’s unusually incendiary comments about race, culture and religion, this second issue is becoming increasingly sacred. This question of how to deal with Hillary Clinton’s robust support for abortion rights along with Trump’s 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
    dailycaller.com ^ | 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 church’s 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 you’re 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 Goldwater’s 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 boy’s parents, including every detail of his father’s 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 quarter—a state legislator. Louisiana lawmaker Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), argued that America’s 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 it’s 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 don’t need your first lady to tell you that. All you have to do is tune into the news and you’ll 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 there’s 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
    nypost.com ^ | 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 she’s 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 isn’t 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
    nyt ^ | 2.17 | MAGGIE HABERMAN and JONATHAN MARTIN
    ....“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 BeyoncĂ© 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, BeyoncĂ©â€˜s dancers, dressed in Black...
  • In 2016, white people must take responsibility for Donald Trump

    12/30/2015 11:50:36 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 110 replies
    “White people, come get your boy.” Depending on how you read that line from comedian W. Kamau Bell about Donald Trump, you might take it as a joke. Or you might take offense. But Bell meant it as a call to action – because Trump is not a Republican problem. He’s a white-people problem. For the uninitiated, here’s a primer on “getting your boy.” First, you need to tell said “boy” that he is making you look bad in front of polite company. This is a familiar practice to people of color: Whenever a black or brown person does something...
  • It Begins
 Obama Plays Race Card Against Trump

    12/21/2015 6:49:34 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 143 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Dec 21st, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama also trashes working class white males in the interview. The New York Times reported: President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House. Demographic changes and economic stresses, including "flatlining" wages and incomes, have meant that "particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of...
  • Obama Accuses Trump of Exploiting Working-Class Fears (Drudge)

    12/21/2015 5:46:28 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 90 replies
    The New York Times ^ | DECEMBER 21, 2015 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House. Demographic changes and economic stresses, including “flatlining” wages and incomes, have meant that “particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of trouble in this new economy, where they are no longer getting the same bargain that they...
  • Did Trump Play the Race Card?

    12/05/2015 7:00:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Harry R. Jackson, Jr
    Donald Trump's highly publicized meeting with a group of black pastors was met immediately with reactions ranging from skepticism to condemnation. Critics were immediately justified when numerous individuals on Trump's "endorsement" list spoke out to clarify that they had only agreed to meet with the real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, rather than agreeing to endorse him. Those who did lend their names to the Trump candidacy were predictably branded sellouts. But what was missed in all the name calling and outrage was the overall necessity of Trump's move, even if it was poorly executed. Trump recognizes what Romney did...
  • Why is the GOP so bad at playing the race card?

    11/30/2015 11:39:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    When it comes to diversity in the slates of candidates offered by each party this season, the scales are decidedly tipped to one side. The GOP field includes not only both genders, but an African American, a couple of guys of Cuban descent and, until very recently, one whose parents came from India. They range in age from the well seasoned to those less than a decade past the constitutional minimum. For their part, the Democrats are offering something different. The field is as lily white as fresh sheets at a hotel, with the only two in serious contention both...
  • Why is People magazine’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ almost always white?

    11/18/2015 10:26:10 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 69 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/18/2015 | Adam Howard
    People magazine's pick for their annual "Sexiest Man Alive" cover story is ... another white guy. David Beckham, the 40-year-old retired soccer star, received the nod on Tuesday, making him the latest in a long line of white men so honored since the magazine started awarding the title 30 years ago. Denzel Washington is the only person of color to ever grace a "Sexiest Man Alive" cover, and that was 19 years ago. Meanwhile, four white actors (Richard Gere, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp) have earned the distinction twice. ~snip~ "I'm not personally slighted by it, majorly because...
  • Renaming Washington D.C. - Name of U.S. Capital is 'Racist' & 'offensive' - Not a Safe Space

    11/16/2015 5:54:38 AM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11-16-15 | Mark Dice
    In an experiment, social critic Mark Dice asks beachgoers in San Diego to sign a petition he said would rename the Capital of the United States to something else because Washington D.C. is named after George Washington, a slave owner. (c) 2015 by Mark Dice.
  • Malkin: Who's Burning Black Churches? Oh.

    11/05/2015 3:31:13 PM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 6, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Here we go again: another liberal narrative burned to a crisp. Over a two-week period in October, an arsonist targeted seven churches in the St. Louis area -- including several in Black Lives Matter protest hotspot Ferguson, Missouri. The Atlantic magazine, invoking the "long history of terrorism against black churches in America," lamented that the crime spree had been "slow to get the same attention" in the local and national media as another string of church arsons that occurred earlier this summer. Reminder: Several of those hyped hate crimes against "black churches" had been committed by black suspects; a significant...
  • CNN Report Shows White Hands for Oregon Shooter's Mom

    CNN has denied claims by conservative websites that a photo of Chris Harper-Mercer, the man who shot and killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last week, was altered to make him appear white. But a report on his mother, who is black, used footage of white hands to illustrate her making web postings on Tuesday. A CNN report aired Tuesday on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" noted there are "new questions whether the mother of the Oregon shooter … shares at least some of the responsibility for the tragedy." CNN mentioned that the shooter had Asperger,...
  • Wendell Berry: The new racism embodied in total contempt for Obama

    09/13/2015 9:05:05 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 55 replies
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 9/13/2015 | Wendell Berry
    ...Nobody can doubt that virtually all of the president's political enemies would vehemently defend themselves against a charge of racism. Virtually all of them observe the forms and taboos of political correctness. If any very visible one of their own should insult the president by a recognized racial slur, they would all join in the predictable outrage. But the paramount fact of this moment in the history of racism is that you don't have to denominate the president by a recognized racial slur when his very name can be used as a synonym. This subtilized racism is not only a...
  • Carson: GOP Has GOP ‘Neglected’ African-American Communities

    09/13/2015 11:22:56 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 192 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/13/2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Media Buzz,” Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said the Republican Party has in the past “neglected” African-American community but because of the recent chaos in race relation brought on by unrest in Ferguson, Baltimore and other cities the GOP ” has a very excellent opportunity,” to reach out and help “get business and industry and academia to invest in people.”
  • Obama Unfairly Questions Jewish Critics’ Motives (pulls race card)

    09/10/2015 6:53:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    INN ^ | Wednesday, September 09, 2015 3:25 PM | Benyamin Korn
    President Obama this week blasted critics of the Iran deal for supposedly “suggesting that the other person has bad motives.” He then proceeded to suggest that his opponents have bad motives. […] Remember how this all started? Early this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dared to accept an invitation to address a joint session of Congress. The Obama White House tried to cow Netanyahu into canceling the speech by spreading the idea that Netanyahu had “insulted” President Obama by accepting the invitation. The president even stooped so low as to use the Congressional Black Caucus to make the leap...
  • Black Man Suffers Another Racist Beating -- in Whole Foods?

    09/09/2015 2:57:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/9/15 | Colin Flahrety
    Another black man is the victim of another racist beating — for no reason whatsoever. Or so the media would have us believe. This time in Oakland. And we know that because of what the CBS affiliate called an “unprovoked violent beatdown” was witnessed by one of the world’s top authorities on black victimization, Dr. Zoe Marks. And she is spreading this story around the globe. The violent encounter happened last Thursday. CBS news in San Francisco started the tsunami of coverage by calling for the arrest of the security guard who administered the beating on a black man who...
  • Community "Activist" has meltdown on air & goes full racist.

    08/28/2015 7:50:16 AM PDT · by prplhze2000 · 18 replies
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | August 26, 2015 | kingfish
    This is a meltdown that took place on the radio yesterday. To set this up. Kim Wade is a conservative black talk show host in the Jackson area. David L. Archie is black and a "community activist". He ran for Hinds County Supervisor (Supervisors are like city council but for a county) and lost. He was in the Bennie Thompson black power crowd and loves to use the phrase "Uncle Tom". The incumbent he faced is black minister and a former fire chief.They ran all kinds of dirty ads on him. He was backed by whites and blacks and won...
  • Vester Flanagan Threatened Colleagues, Played the Race Card for Years

    08/27/2015 8:06:25 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 8/26/2015 | Katie Zavadski, Kate Briquelet
    The cold-blooded Roanoke killer kept getting fired, kept threatening co-workers, and kept claiming he was the real victim. Vester Lee Flanagan claimed in a suicide note Wednesday that June’s massacre of black parishioners at a South Carolina church was “the tipping point” that sent him on the path to murdering two journalists on live television Wednesday. But in court papers and interviews with The Daily Beast, former colleagues describe Flanagan as a problematic employee, who was repeatedly reprimanded for his harsh treatment of coworkers, and complained racism was behind harsh evaluations of his work. “He just had a history of...
  • Dinesh D'Souza: Where's Obama on killed whites? 'Black gay guy goes nuts ... DOUBLE hate crime?'

    08/27/2015 7:56:30 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | August 27, 2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Dinesh D’Souza, conservative author, movie-maker, columnist and pundit, took to Twitter to do some trolling on left-leaning pages and post some counter-views on the widely reported shooting deaths of two white television crew members by a black man – even suggesting President Obama better stand on the side of blind justice, not race-based politics. In reference to Vester Flanagan, the black former television journalist whose on-air name was Bryce Williams, D’Souza tweeted: “When a black gay guy goes nuts and kills white people, is it safe to call it a DOUBLE hate crime?” Flanagan, prior to killing himself, was believed...
  • OK, This Trump Thing Isn’t Funny Anymore

    08/27/2015 7:26:09 AM PDT · by McGruff · 192 replies
    THE DAILY BEAST ^ | 08.27.15 | Barrett Holmes Pitner
    As his poll numbers steadily keep him in a comfortable first place in the crowded GOP field, and he packs stadiums—receiving raucous applause in Alabama and along the Mexican border—his fiery and divisive rhetoric has taken on a new meaning. His positions have now become the focal point of the GOP field and all candidates must respond to Trump before they can proceed. What he and his supporters say can no longer be considered a joke. During his rally in Mobile, Alabama screams of “white power” could be heard from the audience. And last week, two white ex-cons from Boston...
  • Wine train apologizes to black women’s book club after allegations of racism

    08/26/2015 6:17:11 PM PDT · by matt04 · 21 replies
    Members of the book group, sporting matching gray T-shirts and broad grins, boarded the Napa Valley Wine Train in high spirits Saturday. “The train is leaving the station! Choo choo!” member Lisa Johnson posted on her Facebook page, captioning a picture of five glasses of burgundy liquid clinking together. But not long into the trip train staff began asking them to quiet down. Before the journey was half over, they were escorted off the train, where police officers were waiting for them, according to the Associated Press. “We didn’t do anything wrong and we still feel this is about race....
  • Virginia TV journalists killed by suspect with 'powder keg' of anger

    08/26/2015 2:07:50 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8-26-2015 | GARY ROBERTSON
    Flanagan sent ABC News a 23-page fax about two hours after the shooting, saying his attack was triggered by the June 17 mass shooting at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the network said. Nine people were killed, and a white man has been charged in that rampage. The network cited Flanagan as saying he had suffered racial discrimination, sexual harassment and bullying at work. He had been attacked by black men and white women, and for being a gay black man, he said.
  • Eleven Black Women Were Kicked Off a Train for Laughing Too Loud

    08/25/2015 7:35:06 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 93 replies
    Vice ^ | 8-25-2015 | Scott Pierce
    Getting wine-drunk on a train in Napa Valley sounds pretty good if you're the guys from Sideways or the parents in Bob's Burgers, but it's apparently a lot less fun if you're a black woman with a loud laugh. A group of 11 women, members of the Sistahs on the Edge book club, were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train last Saturday for allegedly being too loud and disturbing other passengers—but the women say it was because of their race. One of the book club's members, Lisa Johnson, chronicled the event on Facebook, igniting an outcry across social media...
  • Arkansas College Accused Of Racism For Trying To Ban Saggy Pants

    08/19/2015 12:36:25 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 23 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | Tue, August 18, 2015 | By Brendan Kelly,
    Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, is facing accusations of racism after attempting to crack down on people wearing saggy pants on campus. The college has not officially banned saggy pants in its dress code, as the school has no official dress code, but signs warning that saggy pants will not be tolerated have gone up around campus and in the student center, the Daily Caller reported. A spokeswoman for the college, Tonya Smith, said that the signs, which also warn against profanity and rude behavior, were intended to discourage disruptive behavior on campus. “Our faculty in particular had experienced...
  • University Ban On Saggy Pants Decried As Racist

    08/19/2015 7:40:23 PM PDT · by grundle · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2015 | Blake Neff
    A college’s attempt to crack down on the wearing of saggy pants is being attacked as racist against black people. Henderson State University, a public college in Arkadelphia, Ark., hasn’t officially banned such pants in its dress code, but recently signs appeared in its students center warning that saggy pants, along with profanity or rude behavior, would not be tolerated. Tonya Smith, a university spokeswoman, told Inside Higher Ed that the signs were intended to discourage disruptive behavior on campus. “Our faculty in particular had experienced an increase in inappropriate classroom behaviors that were disturbing the learning environment,” Smith said....
  • Farrakhan shouts 'Allah Akbar,' says white people know they 'deserve to die'

    08/16/2015 5:47:24 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 70 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | August 14, 2015 | Gregory Tomlin
    REUTERS/Carlos Barria Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan addresses the audience at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in in Washington, D.C., June 24, 2015. Farrakhan met with local leaders to discuss the upcoming "Million Man March" on October 10, 2015. In his most recent promotion of the event in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Aug. 13, Farrakhan told an audience to prepare for God to rescue the black community in the event of a race war through the use of a UFO. MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (Christian Examiner) – After two weeks of news reports that Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan...
  • Black Skin Privilege: Justifying Voter Fraud

    08/12/2015 7:54:01 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/12/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Elections are supposed to be color-blind, but not under Obama Black Americans today receive preferential treatment in the realm of elections and voting rights because the Left needs them to acquire and keep political power. To left-wingers it’s 1815, not 2015. Blacks today are unquestionably full citizens unhindered by officially sanctioned discrimination, but to the Left there are still crosses burning in front of black families’ houses while residents cower in terror inside.
  • Apple left racist, sexist ringtones unchecked for years

    08/13/2015 7:31:45 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 12, 2015 | Marissa Lang
    Apple has always meticulously policed its content — especially in its App Store, where what gets uploaded and downloaded can be something of a free-for-all. Often, in the store or the iTunes library, a team from Apple will swiftly remove content for broken links, ugly design or even microscopic mentions of the company’s competitors. And yet racist and sexist apps and ringtones have remained for use and for sale — in some cases for years — despite clearly violating Apple’s policies prohibiting “defamatory, offensive (or) mean-spirited” content against religious, cultural or ethnic groups.
  • CRIME College Professor Accuses State Trooper of Racial Profiling —

    08/04/2015 8:31:47 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/4/15 | Liz Klimas
    Then Investigators Listened to the Dashcam Audio Minati Roychoudhuri was pulled over on Route 15 in Connecticut a few months ago and cited for an unsafe lane change. Roychoudhuri fought this infraction, saying that she was unfairly and racially profiled by the state trooper as evidenced by him asking her if she spoke English. Last week though, an internal investigation revealed this woman’s accusations were false, leading to a warrant for her arrest under a false statement charge. Roychoudhuri turned herself in on July 28. Minati Roychoudhuri was charged making a false statement after she accused a state trooper of...
  • "Charged Rhetoric"? New York Times Playing the Race Card On Donald Trump

    08/01/2015 4:10:59 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 12 replies
    http://www.newsbusters.org ^ | 8/1/2015 | Jeffrey Lord
    The New York Times is playing the race card on Donald Trump. Surprise! In a front page story on Friday the so-called "paper of record" headlined the surging GOP presidential this way: "Donald Trump's Instinct for Racially Charged Rhetoric, Before His Presidential Bid." So, you might ask. What are Times readers about to discover in this latest liberal media hit piece on The Donald? We've now been through the media manufactured Trump/McCain crisis. In the aftermath his poll numbers went up, not down, as almost universally predicted by all with the solitary exception of Rush Limbaugh. Rush shrewdly understood that...