Tag Archives: racism

Olbermann On Tea Party Racism

In another one of his classic Special Comments, Keith Olbermann confronts the racism inherent in the Tea Party movement and basically begs them to rethink their ways. Required viewing.

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Maddow On Tancredo & Jim Crow

In regard to Tom Tancredo’s racist Tea Party Convention speech, about which I’ve blogged several times, last night Rachel Maddow ran through some of the infamous questions on voter literacy test questions given to black voters in the south during the Jim Crow days. I couldn’t answer a single one.

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Tea Party Convention Opens In Nashville With A Racist Bang

The first ever Tea Party Convention got underway in Nashville today with a speech from former Rep. Tom Tancredo in which he lamented the loss of the Jim Crow days when southern blacks had to pass a literacy test in order to vote. In his speech Thursday to attendees, former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo invoked the loaded pre-civil rights era ...

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Maddow On Andre Bauer

Rachel Maddow plays the audio of Bauer’s assholism.

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It’s Hard Out There For A Racist

Faded novelty song hitmaker Ray Stevens joins Bill O’Reilly to complain that it’s getting harder to get away with mocking Arabs. After playing a bit of his latest wingnut video, Stevens tells O’Reilly that he’s “to the right of Attila The Hun” politically. They go on to discuss Stevens’ 60’s hit Ahab The Arab, which I’m embarrassed to say I ...

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World Net Daily Raises Obama Birth Certificate Reward

World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah, who will co-headline next month’s Tea Party convention with Sarah Palin, has raised the reward for proof of the president’s birth in Hawaii. More than five months ago now, around Obama’s alleged Aug. 4 birthday, I stepped out publicly and offered a $10,000 charitable gift to the hospital found on his long-form birth certificate. ...

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Glenn Beck On Racism

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Photo Of The Day – Dale Robertson

Here’s TeaParty.org founder Dale Robertson expressing himself at a rally. Not too surprising, is it?

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Obama Effigy Hangs In Georgia

In Jimmy Carter’s home town of Plains, no less. Sarah Palin’s supporters want to know where all the outrage was when she was hung in effigy in that WeHo Halloween display back in 2008. As I recall, that incident was strongly condemned by all sides.

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Tweet Of The Day – Joseph Farah

World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah just can’t give up on his birther nonsense. You might also know Farah as the current Just For Men Olympics gold medalist (Mustache Division.) Farah gave up on dyeing his hair (but not the pornstache!) in late 2008, probably because Wikipedia kept describing him as a “noted homosexual.”

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Top Ten Wingnut Lies Of 2009

The wingnuts came up with some doozies this year. Huffington Post counts down the ten biggest lies. 1. The census will result in internment camps.2. Health care reform = death panels.3. Obama was born in Kenya.4. Obama cedes U.S. sovereignty by bowing.5. Obama indoctrinates school kids with speech.6. Bill Ayers really wrote Obama’s autobiography.7. Dems are turning the country to ...

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Glenn Beck: Misinformer Of The Year

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Fox News In Review

Media Matters recaps the lies, racism, homophobia, and xenophobia of Fox News in 2009. Watch this.

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Fox News Goes There

If the government doesn’t pay for poor women’s abortions, that means even MORE black and brown babies! What to do?

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Quote Of The Day – Russell Wisemen

“Ok, so, this is total crap, we sit the kids down to watch ‘The Charlie Brown Christmas Special’ and our muslim president is there, what a load…..try to convince me that wasn’t done on purpose. Ask the man if he believes that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and he will give you a 10 minute disertation (sic) about ...

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Tea Party, The Movie

And they’re serious. Dig the “in a world…” voice-over.

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Birthers Run Full-Page Ad In DC Paper

Moonies and birthers sittin’ in a tree. B-I-G-O-T-R-Y. This latest national edition of the Washington Times features a full-page ad that claims that President Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States. The ad was purchased by the anti-Obama website ProtectOurLiberty.org. While the group has placed several birther ads in the Washington Times in recent months, the version ...

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CNBC: Immigrant NYC Marathon Winner Not A “Real” American

Sunday morning when I reported that an American had won the NYC Marathon for the first time in 27 years, I purposely didn’t mention that he is a naturalized citizen – an immigrant from Eritrea – because, you know, so fucking what? American is American, right? Well, not according to CNBC’s Darren Rovell. Via AmericaBlog, Rovell’s commentary: It’s a stunning ...

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But Interracial Prostitution Is OK!

Sen. David “Diaper Boy” Vitter (R-LA) is the only senior elected official from Louisiana who has not denounced the local justice of the peace who refused to marry an interracial couple. And he won’t do it here, either.

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Giuliani Race-Baits For Bloomberg

In a campaign speech for Mayor Bloomberg, yesterday former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani told a group of Orthodox Jews in Borough Park, “I worried daily that the city might be turned back to the way it was before 1993 — and you know exactly what I’m talking about.” Exactly what Giuliani is talking about is former Mayor David Dinkins, who ...

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