Tag Archives: racism

Civil Rights Leaders Demand Delay To “Rigged” Hearing To Confirm Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions

The International Business Times reports: The confirmation process for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is “rigged” and should be delayed in order to thoroughly vet Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, a group of civil rights leaders said in a conference call with reporters Friday. Citing reports that Democrats will be allowed to call only four witnesses to testify at next ...

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GERMANY: Media And Politicians Denounce Breitbart For Story Promoting “Fake News, Hate, And Propaganda”

The Guardian reports: German media and politicians have warned against an election-year spike in fake news after the rightwing website Breitbart claimed a mob chanting “Allahu Akbar” had set fire to a church in the city of Dortmund on New Year’s Eve. After the report by the US site was widely shared on social media, the city’s police clarified that ...

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Vicente Fox: Mexico Won’t Pay For “That Fucken Wall”

The Hill reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Friday knocked President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reiterating that Mexico will not pay “for that f—– wall.” “Be clear with US tax payers. They will pay for it,” Fox told Trump in a tweet. Reports emerged Thursday evening that Trump was coordinating with House ...

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The KKK Endorses Anti-Gay Billionaire Trump Nominee Betsy DeVos: The Future Of Education In America

From the website of the Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan: When Donald Trump named Betsy DeVos as his pick for heading the Department of Education opponents of school choice, school vouchers, charter school, and parental control warned that could mean the end of public education as we know it. Those who voted for Trump see her choice as his ...

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NAACP Holds Sit-In At Office Of AG Nominee Jeff Sessions, Won’t Leave Until Arrested Or He Withdraws

The sit-in is being live-streamed on Facebook. AL.com reports: The president of the NAACP and the head of the group’s Mobile branch are occupying the Alabama senator’s Mobile office until he withdraws from consideration as President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general or the group gets arrested. The protest at Sessions’ Mobile Senate office was among several demonstrations held statewide against Sessions’ ...

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British Singer On Inauguration Invite: I’ll Only Do It If I Can Perform Protest Song About Lynching Blacks

The BBC reports: Rebecca Ferguson says she’s been asked to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony. The singer tweeted she would “graciously accept” the invitation from the American president-elect if she can perform Strange Fruit. “[It’s] a song that has huge historical importance, a song that was blacklisted in the United States,” she posted. Strange Fruit was originally recorded by ...

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Simon & Schuster Defends Milo’s Book Deal

Vanity Fair reports: Book publishing company Simon & Schuster caused a stir earlier this week when it was reported they’d struck a deal with “alt-right” provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, whose anti-immigration, anti-Islam writing for Breitbart News has made him something of a cult figure within the resurgent white nationalist movement. (The Donald Trump supporter is perhaps best known for getting himself ...

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REPORT: 400 Companies Now Boycotting Breitbart

Little Green Footballs reports: Many people have now joined the effort to inform major companies about the racist and misogynist nature of Breitbart “News” and urge them not to advertise at this “alt-right” hate site, and this ad hoc campaign is getting serious results. The number of companies that have now pulled their ads from Breitbart is at 400. That’s ...

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Even The Literal Nazis Hate Milo’s Book Deal

Yesterday’s news that Simon & Schuster has given notorious troll Milo Yiannopoulos a $250,000 book advance spawned widespread criticism of the publisher, with the Chicago Review Of Books denouncing “this disgusting validation of hate” with a vow to boycott covering any of their titles released in 2017. As it turns out, even the literal Nazis at the Daily Stormer are ...

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Homocon Milo Lands $250K Book Advance

From the Hollywood Reporter: Milo Yiannopoulos has parlayed his ban from Twitter — and some controversial appearances on college campuses and cable TV shows — into a $250,000 book deal with Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, The Hollywood Reporter learned on Thursday. “They said banning me from Twitter would finish me off. Just as I predicted, the ...

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Nazi Leader Richard Spencer Celebrates 2016 As “The Year Of Donald Trump And The Alt-Right Phenomenon”

“The Alt Right and yours truly have become something like household names. We’ve been denounced by Hillary Clinton. We’re even too hot for Donald Trump. I’ve been on the front page of the New York Times more than I can remember. Hundreds of international journalists attend our press conferences. We’ve been parodied on Saturday Night Live and the L.A. Times ...

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Trump Surrogate Carl Paladino: I Was Just “Wired Up” When I Said All Those Racist Things About The Obamas

Buffalo’s WBEN radio station reports: In a written statement released on Tuesday, Carl Paladino said he will not give up his seat on the Buffalo School Board. The School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss Paladino, who told Artvoice last week that his wish for 2017 was the death of President Obama, and for Michelle Obama ...

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Tom Arnold: “Watergate-Level Journalists” Will Soon Review Trump Saying Every “Dirty Racist Thing Ever”

Raw Story reports: Actor and comedian Tom Arnold revealed details on Monday about why he had not released tapes from The Apprentice which allegedly show Donald Trump “saying every dirty, every offensive, racist thing ever.” On a Seattle radio program earlier this month, Arnold said that he had access to the footage but decided not to release it because he ...

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Nutbag Joe Arpaio: Obama’s Fake Birth Certificate Was Totally Fabricated By The Hawaii State Government

They just won’t let go. From World Net Daily:  The chief investigator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s probe of the validity of the image Barack Obama released as his birth certificate says evidence suggests the involvement of the Hawaiian government in the alleged fabrication. WND reported last week that Arpaio and his chief investigator on the Obama birth certificate issue, Mike ...

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Trump Team Demands Names Of Obama Administration Officials Working To Counter Extremist Groups

Last week they demanded to know who has been working on climate change and gender equality. And now this. Via Reuters: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has asked two Cabinet departments for the names of government officials working on programs to counter violent extremism, according to a document seen by Reuters and U.S. officials. The requests to the State ...

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Trump Campaign Chair’s Wishes For 2017: Obama Dies Of Mad Cow Disease, FLOTUS Lives In Cave With Apes

Notorious racist Carl Paladino was the Trump campaign chair for New York state. The Buffalo News reports: When Artvoice asked Buffalo developer and School Board member Carl Paladino what he wanted to see happen in 2017, he didn’t filter his responses — and the controversial, crude answers are causing a firestorm. In the alternative weekly newspaper’s survey, which asked 42 ...

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Ann Coulter Attends White Supremacists Event

Trump’s surrogates aren’t even pretending anymore. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports: Ann Coulter, an infamous far-right attack dog who has spent years attacking the left, was at the Christmas party of a racist anti-immigration group earlier this month — the second such event she has attended since September. On Dec. 9, Coulter made her way to the party hosted ...

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Actor Tom Arnold: Trump’s Team Is Threatening To Sue Me If I Release Tape Of Him Saying The N-Word

CBS News reports: Tom Arnold seems to be rethinking his pledge to keep the racist Donald Trump tape from “The Apprentice” under wraps. What changed his mind? According to the “True Lies” star, his home received a voicemail from the president-elect’s team threatening a defamation lawsuit over his claims in an interview that he has seen the rumored tape of ...

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Bill O’Reilly Goes Full White Supremacist [VIDEO]

Mic.com reports: Fox News host Bill O’Reilly went on a white supremacism-laden rant Tuesday night, saying that the effort to abolish the Electoral College is an attempt by “the left” to take away power from the “white establishment.” O’Reilly went on to denounce Democrats for being “reliant on the minority vote and female voters” in their electoral coalition. “The left ...

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White Supremacist Sentenced To 30 Years In Radiation “Death Ray” Plot To Murder Obama And Muslims

Reuters reports: A self-proclaimed white supremacist convicted on charges he planned to use a “death ray” to kill Muslims and President Barack Obama was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison, federal prosecutors in New York said. Glendon Scott Crawford, 52, a Navy veteran and a member of the Ku Klux Klan, was found guilty in August 2015 of ...

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