Racism

TRUMPISTAN: Neo-Nazi Leader Pleads Guilty To Roughing Up Black Female Protester At Trump Rally

The Guardian reports: A neo-Nazi leader has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, more than a year after a viral video showed him repeatedly shoving a young black protester at a Trump campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Matthew Heimbach, an avowed National Socialist and the leader of the Traditionalist Worker party, will not face jail time in the case, sparking protest …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Vows To Eviscerate Food Stamps Program To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, argued Wednesday that Congress should build President Trump’s border wall by taking money from Planned Parenthood and federal food stamps. On CNN, King said he supports the $1.6 billion in funding that the House is considering as a start for building the wall. But he said he’d add another $5 billion if …

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Ann Coulter Co-Wrote Trump’s Immigration Policy Paper, Called It “The Greatest Document Since Magna Carta”

In a lengthy excerpt from his coming book, Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency, Joshua Green unveils this tidbit: Although Trump didn’t dwell on policy details, Bannon pitched in there, too. When Trump came under fire because his campaign hadn’t produced a single policy paper, Bannon arranged for Nunberg and Ann Coulter, the conservative …

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BRITAIN: PM Theresa May Suspends Tory MP After She Drops The N-Word In Public Discussion About Brexit

The BBC reports: A Conservative MP has been suspended from the party after it emerged she used a racist expression during a public discussion about Brexit. Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbott, used the phrase at an event in London to describe the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. She told the BBC: “The …

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks Threatens Bible-Reading Filibuster If Trump’s Border Wall Does Not Get Funded [VIDEO]

Via Breitbart: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama, is threatening to shut the government down in the U.S. Senate if his colleagues do not fund President Donald J. Trump’s planned border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Mo Brooks, one of three major candidates in the race to succeed now Attorney General Jeff …

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Reporter Who Uncovered Creator Of Trump/CNN Video Details The Many Death Threats He’s Since Received

Earlier this week I posted a lengthy Twitter thread from Jared Yates Sexton, the reporter who found the many racist and anti-Semitic memes created by the Reddit user now globally famous for his Trump/CNN clip. Last night Sexton went into much more detail about the death threats he’s since received from Trump supporters. He writes for Politico: Before the hour …

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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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