Racism

Fox Host Jesse Watters: Trump’s Birtherism Was Just Him “Having A Little Fun” At Obama’s Expense [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During last night’s broadcast of Watters’ World, the Fox News personality brought on veteran rocker Todd Rundgren to discuss Rundgren telling Trump supporters not to come to his shows because they “won’t have a good time.” Towards the end of the segment, Rundgren was pressed about his recent song ‘Tin Foil Hat’ and why Trump was wearing a ...

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ALABAMA: Removing Confederate Monuments Illegal Under New Law, SPLC Blasts It As White Supremacy

Law News reports: It is called the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. Signed this week by Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, it clamps down how whether people can move or change monuments in the state. No mention of the Confederacy is made in the law, but critics say it is meant to help glorify the South’s problematic past. This ...

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MISSISSIPPI: GOP Lawmaker Calls For Lynching Public Officials Who Vote To Remove Confederate Monuments

Jackson’s ABC affiliate reports: Mississippi State Representative Karl Oliver’s Facebook page is getting a lot of attention after a recent post. It’s regarding the recent removal of Confederate monuments in Louisiana. The Republican represents District District 46 – Carroll, Grenada, Leflore, Montgomery, Webster counties. “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern ...

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Fox News Fires Host Bob Beckel For Racist Comment

Variety reports: Fox News Channel is parting ways – again – with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, “The Five.” “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a statement. The dismissal opens – or perhaps closes – another chapter in an off-and-on relationship Beckel has had with ...

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SCOTUS Rejects North Carolina’s Racist Voter ID Law

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. Supreme Court dealt an unexpected blow to the voter-identification movement, refusing to reinstate North Carolina ballot restrictions that a lower court said target blacks “with almost surgical precision.” Turning away the appeal by state Republican leaders, the justices left intact a ruling that said the provisions were racially discriminatory in violation of federal voting-rights law. In ...

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VIRGINIA: White Supremacist Trump Supporters March On City Park, Chant “Russia Is Our Friend” [VIDEO]

The Daily Progress reports: Several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville’s Lee Park just after 9 p.m. Saturday, chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.” After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived at the scene following an altercation between protesters. The crowd quickly dispersed with no further incidents, according to police. In April, ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Praises Trump’s Racist Birtherism

This morning Hair Furor is at Liberty University where he will deliver the commencement address. (Live video below.) Liberty head Jerry Falwell Jr. thought he’d promote the speech by praising Trump’s racism birtherism. The Chronicle Of Higher Education reports: Throughout their relationship, Mr. Falwell has praised Donald Trump for speaking fearlessly, even when others would say he was speaking falsely. ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Arrested After Screaming About Trump And Christianity At Muslim Texas Beachgoers

So this happened in Texas last weekend: A man faces criminal charges after police say he went on an obscenity-packed, anti-Muslim tirade directed at a family on a Texas beach. South Padre Island police arrested Alexander Jennes Downing, 35, of Connecticut, after responding to reports of a disturbance on May 3rd, according to WTIC. Police took Downing into custody for ...

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Twitter Goes Off On Mike Huckabee’s Latest Assholery

TMZ reports: Mike Huckabee has a Cinco de Mayo plan that has people hotter than a bottle of Tapatio. The former Arkansas Guv said on Twitter he’s celebrating the day by downing “an entire jar of hot salsa and watching old Speedy Gonzales cartoons and speak[ing] Spanish all day.” It took about a second for a torrent of hate to ...

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SHOW ME YOUR PAPERS: Texas Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Cops To Demand Immigration Status

The Texas Tribune reports: The Texas Senate on Wednesday voted 20-11 to accept the House’s version of Senate bill 4, legislation that would ban “sanctuary” jurisdictions in Texas and allow police to inquire about the immigration status of people they lawfully detain. The bill now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who declared the legislation an “emergency item” in the early ...

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White Supremacist Leader Charged For Roughing Up Black Female Protester At 2016 Trump Rally

The Kentucky Herald-Leader reports: A white nationalist wanted in connection with an altercation last year at a Donald Trump campaign stop in Louisville was served with the charge while leaving a rally in Pikeville over the weekend. A Pikeville police officer served Matthew Heimbach of Paoli, Ind., with a criminal summons, according to Pikeville officials. Heimbach is charged with one ...

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GOP US House Candidate: If Confederate Monuments Come Down, So Must Slavery Memorials [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: A South Carolina candidate for US Congress, who has been criticized for using the 2015 killings of nine black church members in a campaign advert, has said the removal of a Confederate monument in the state should be matched by the removal of a memorial to African American slaves. Sheri Few, who is running for South Carolina’s ...

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Pat Buchanan: The West Is Being Invaded And Colonized By People From Their Own Former Colonies

Notorious racist Pat Buchanan appeared yesterday on Breitbart’s SiriusXM channel to scream about, what else, brown people. Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: “The West itself is being colonized and invaded by folks from its former colonies who are changing the character of Western civilization and frankly who disregard many of the traditions and things that we have built,” ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Slams Removal Of Louisiana’s Confederate Monuments: ISIS Has Won

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Virginia Republican politician Corey Stewart, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s Virginia campaign who is currently running for governor, took to Twitter this morning to denounce the removal of a Confederate monument in New Orleans, likening the move to actions committed by the terrorist group ISIS. Stewart has become an outspoken defender of ...

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NEW ORLEANS: Police Snipers Guard Armored City Workers As They Remove Four Confederate Monuments

NOLA.com reports: Efforts to remove four Confederate monuments commenced early Monday morning (April 24), as crews and police gathered around the Battle of Liberty Place monument downtown around 2 a.m. to begin dismantling the first of four statues eyed for removal by the city. Just before 1:30 a.m., and after a small group of protesters had departed, a wave of ...

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AG Jeff Sessions On Trump’s Border Wall: We’re Going To Get It Paid For One Way Or The Other [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Sunday expressed confidence that President Trump’s proposed wall along the country’s southern border would be funded. “We’re going to get it paid for one way or the other,” Sessions said on ABC’s “This Week” when asked if there is any evidence Mexico will pay for the wall. He said he doesn’t expect ...

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FLORIDA: GOP Senator Resigns After Racist Tirade

Hurling the N-word at black colleagues is where the Florida GOP draws the line, apparently. The Miami Herald reports: Sen. Frank Artiles resigned from the Florida Legislature on Friday, consumed by a scandal that erupted three days earlier over a diatribe of insults the Miami Republican unleashed against two lawmakers at a Tallahassee bar. In a letter to Senate President ...

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TEXAS: Court Rules Republican Lawmakers Intentionally Diluted Minority Clout When Drawing US House Districts

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the state’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday. In a long-awaited ruling, the San Antonio-based judges found that lawmakers in 2011 either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act by intentionally diluting the strength of minority voters statewide and ...

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Pants-Shitting Racist Draft Dodger Ted Nugent, Sarah Palin, And Kid Rock Visit Trump At The Oval Office

The Hill reports: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) visited President Trump at the White House late Wednesday, bringing along musicians Ted Nugent and Kid Rock. Palin has been an outspoken supporter of Trump since his campaign, and was invited to be one of his guests during an October debate last year. On Wednesday night, Palin, Kid Rock and Nugent ...

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Douchebag GOP Rep. Steve King Literally Toasts Border Patrol Over Deportation Of A 23 Year-Old DREAMer

From the Des Moines CBS affiliate: A tweet posted by Rep. Steve King toasting border patrol for a deportation is causing a stir on the internet. The tweet in question says, “First non-valedictorian DREAMer deported. Border Patrol, this one’s for you,” and includes a photograph of a mug full of beer. The tweet refers to the deportation of 23-year-old Juan ...

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