Tag Archives: racism

Fox & Friends Promotes Racist “MAGA Wall” Toy

Mediaite reports: Some awful company is out with a LEGO knockoff called “MAGA” where you can build a wall to keep out toy Mexicans, clad in sombreros, and wielding maracas. Fox & Friends covered the toy set repeatedly on Wednesday. “They may look like LEGOs, but these building blocks are a little different,” Steve Doocy announced. “The toy company that’s …

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MISSISSIPPI: GOP Senate Nominee In Runoff Against Black Democrat Jokes About “Public Hanging” [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A newly published video shows Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a white Republican from Mississippi, praising someone by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her Nov. 2 remark was “exaggerated expression of regard” for someone …

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Hospital Fires Nurse For Racist Shirt Worn To Vote

ABC News reports: A Mississippi man was fired from his job for wearing a controversial shirt to the polls. A viral photo shows Clayton Hickey on Election Day voting in a t-shirt with an image of the Confederate flag and a noose on the front. The photograph, which was taken at a polling center in Olive Branch, Miss., outraged fellow …

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Trump’s Border Troops Have No Power Or Hot Food

Axios reports: Troops at the border are sleeping in tents that house 20 soldiers and have no electricity or air conditioning, with some suffering heat exhaustion within days of starting the mission. There’s no mess hall — only pre-made “Ready-to-Eat” meals — and the only phone chargers available are attached to “a few generators that power spotlights around the living …

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Michelle Obama: I’ll Never Forgive Trump’s Birtherism

The Washington Post reports: In the 426-page book, Obama lays out her complicated relationship with the political world that made her famous. But her memoir is not a Washington read full of gossip and political score-settling — though she does lay bare her deep, quaking disdain for Trump, who she believes put her family’s safety at risk with his vehement …

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Trump Edict Restricts Migrants From Seeking Asylum

Axios reports: The Trump administration has posted a new regulation that will allow President Trump, via proclamation, to prohibit certain immigrants from seeking asylum, senior administration officials told reporters Thursday afternoon. This will allow Trump to block any immigrants who enter the U.S. illegally from receiving asylum, and comes as a caravan of Central Americans makes its way toward the …

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Fox Mysteriously Drops Migrant Caravan Coverage

The Week reports: Remember the caravan? The journey of thousands of Central American migrants to the United States had dominated Fox News in the weeks prior to the midterms, but now it’s fallen off the network’s radar. And MSNBC’s Morning Joe wants to know why. When a producer of Morning Joe cited a Vox article, which mentions that Fox & …

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Black Texas Voter Suffers Racist Rant From Poll Worker: “If You Call The Police, You’ll Go To Jail, Cuz I’m White”

The Houston Chronicle reports: Rolanda Anthony went to vote at her polling location before 8 a.m. at Iglesia Bautista Libre in north Houston where a poll worker, Evelyn Tillman, told her there was an issue with her address in the system and she needed to fill out a residency verification form. Anthony told her, “Ma’am, I’ve been living here for …

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TEXAS: Border Patrol Forced To Scrap Election Day Drill After Civil Rights Groups Decry It As Voter Intimidation

Buzzfeed News reports: US Border Patrol agents on Tuesday canceled a “crowd control exercise” they had planned in El Paso, Texas, after civil rights groups and lawmakers slammed it as a voter intimidation tactic. The location, near the Hispanic neighborhood of Chihuahuita, and the timing on Election Day raised suspicions, said Terri Burke, the executive director of the ACLU of …

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Motel 6 To Pay $7.6M For Giving Guest Names To ICE

Reuters reports: Motel 6 will pay up to $7.6 million to Hispanic guests to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming that it violated their privacy by regularly providing guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Terms of the preliminary settlement with eight Hispanic plaintiffs – seven from Arizona and one from Washington state – were disclosed in …

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NRA Urges: Vote To Stop The “Criminal Migrant Mob”

“With the socialists pushing for a foothold on the American dream, each election becomes more and more important. No longer can we just hold our ground, we need to take it. Donald Trump is helping, but he needs reinforcements. So as you head to the polls today, consider this: the very same people pushing for open borders, the people helping …

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Trump Rejects Paul Ryan’s Plea To Focus On Economy

Politico reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan got President Donald Trump on the phone Sunday for one final plea on behalf of anxious Republicans: Please, please talk up the booming economy in the final hours before Election Day. But Trump, unsurprisingly, had another issue on his mind. He boasted to Ryan that his focus on immigration has fired up the base, …

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“I’m White And I’m Hot” Woman Surrenders To Cops

ABC News reports: A woman who was caught on camera berating two African-American women in a parking lot lost her job and has turned herself in to police in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, according to authorities. Susan Jane Westwood, 51, turned herself in on Saturday. She was served with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for the misuse of the 911 system …

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Cost Of Trump’s Border Troops Could Exceed $200M

The Washington Post reports: The total price of President Trump’s military deployment to the border, including the cost of National Guard forces that have been there since April, could climb well above $200 million by the end of 2018 and grow significantly if the deployments continue into next year, according to analyst estimates and Pentagon figures. The deployment of as many …

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Pentagon Rejected Trump’s Demand That US Troops Perform Law Enforcement Functions Against Migrants

CNN reports: When the Trump administration first asked the Pentagon to send troops to the southern border, they wanted them to perform emergency law enforcement functions, CNN has learned. The Pentagon said no. According to two defense official familiar with the request, the Department of Homeland Security asked that the Pentagon provide a reserve force that could be called upon …

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Trump “Hopes” US Troops Don’t Shoot At Migrants

Axios reports: President Trump said Friday there are no plans to have troops shoot at the caravan of Central American migrants approaching the U.S.-Mexico border. When asked if he promises troops won’t shoot, Trump said, “Well, I hope they won’t.” Why it matters: Trump claimed Thursday troops deployed to the south border would shoot at migrants if they threw rocks, …

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Michael Cohen Recalls Racist Comments By Trump: He Once Said Black People Are “Too Stupid To Vote For Me”

From a new Vanity Fair interview with Michael Cohen: Cohen recalled a discussion at Trump Tower, following the then-candidate’s return from a campaign rally during the 2016 election cycle. Cohen had watched the rally on TV and noticed that the crowd was largely Caucasian. He offered this observation to his boss. “I told Trump that the rally looked vanilla on …

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Cop-Killer At Center Of Trump’s Racist Immigration Video Actually Entered US Under George W. Bush

The Daily Beast reports: “Democrats Let him stay!” the ad declares. And: “It is outrageous what the Democrats are doing to our Country. Vote Republican now!” Except, that’s not the story. Luis Bracamontes was first deported to his native Mexico in 1997, during the Clinton administration, after he was busted selling drugs. But, according to U.S. Immigration officials, Bracamontes managed …

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Fox Commentator: Trump Knows He Can’t Change The Constitution, He Just Wants To Rile GOP Base [VIDEO]

“Look, the president can’t change the plain meaning of the Constitution with the stroke of a pen. Congress can’t change the Constitution. If the president wants legislation that says, for example, that Congress declares that birthright citizenship no longer exists, that legislation would be just as unconstitutional as a presidential executive order declaring that birthright citizenship doesn’t exist. “I think …

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