Tag Archives: racism

PHOTO: Trump Sharpie’d “Chinese Virus” Into Notes

Mediaite reports: Washington Post White House photographer Jabin Botsford captured an incredible photo showing that President Donald Trump crossed out — with a sharpie marker — the word “Corona” and replaced with the word “Chinese” virus. The images were captured during Trump’s coronavirus press conference held on Thursday. On Wednesday, Trump dismissed the idea that the terms “Chinese virus” or …

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Disability Benefits Limited For Non-English Speakers

The Hill reports: The Trump administration on Monday finalized a rule that would limit access to Social Security disability benefits for non-English speakers. “It is important that we have an up-to-date disability program,” Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul said. “The workforce and work opportunities have changed and outdated regulations need to be revised to reflect today’s world,” he added. One …

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Johnson Advisor Quits After Racist Comments Surface

The Guardian reports: A controversial new adviser to Boris Johnson resigned on Monday night after MPs and experts accused No 10 of condoning his controversial claims that intelligence is linked to race. Andrew Sabisky, who was brought into Downing Street by Johnson’s senior aide Dominic Cummings as part of his appeal for “misfits and weirdos”, became the subject of intense …

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California To Apologize For WWII Japanese Internment

The Los Angeles Times reports: For decades, Japanese American activists have marked Feb. 19 as a day to reflect on one of the darkest chapters in this nation’s history. On that date in 1942, during World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt authorized the forced removal of over 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent from their homes and businesses. On Thursday, …

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Elite Border Patrol Tactical Units To Hit Sanctuary Cities

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is deploying law enforcement tactical units from the southern border as part of a supercharged arrest operation in sanctuary cities across the country, an escalation in the president’s battle against localities that refuse to participate in immigration enforcement. The specially trained officers are being sent to cities including Chicago and New York …

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Carlson: Anti-Bias Training Is Divisive And Dangerous

“At the same Diversity Subcommittee hearing, ranking member Ann Wagner of Missouri praised banks for their work instituting unconscious bias training. “By the way. that’s something that has never been shown to do anything other than deepen racial wounds and divide this country. Ever. “Now it’s a given that all of this is stupid and wasteful and divisive. Certainly is. …

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Democratic Resolution Demands Resignation Of “Cruel And Hateful White Supremacy Advocate” Stephen Miller

From the House Hispanic Caucus: Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced a resolution condemning the presence of white nationalist Stephen Miller in the White House and called for his immediate resignation from office. The resolution outlines how Miller has consistently followed and advocated for racist and white supremacist ideology in our nation. As Senior …

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Pentagon Transfers $3.8 Billion To Trump’s Border Wall

The Hill reports: The Pentagon is moving $3.8 billion from various weapons programs such as the F-35 fighter jet to pay for President Trump’s southern border wall, according to a notice sent to Congress on Thursday. The notice sent to Congress said the money is going toward the “support of higher priority items” and is “required to provide support for …

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How Children Are Mimicking Trump’s Racist Bullying

The Washington Post reports: Two kindergartners in Utah told a Latino boy that President Trump would send him back to Mexico, and teenagers in Maine sneered “Ban Muslims” at a classmate wearing a hijab. In Tennessee, a group of middle-schoolers linked arms, imitating the president’s proposed border wall as they refused to let nonwhite students pass. In Ohio, another group …

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Glenn Beck Host Goes On Racist Oscars Tirade

Raw Story reports: BlazeTV host Jon Miller took to Twitter after Korean director and screenwriter Bong Joon-ho won the Oscar for best screenplay for “Parasite” to complain about him not speaking English. Twitter users quickly went after the triggered conservative, calling out the racist attacks. When the “Parasite” creator won for best director, writer Yashar Ali asked if Miller was …

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Border Wall Crew Blasts Sacred Native American Site

The Arizona Republic reports: The contractor that is building President Donald Trump’s border wall in southwestern Arizona began blasting this week through a site that the Native American O’odham people consider sacred to make way for newer, taller barriers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed the contractor started blasting through the site called Monument Hill at Organ Pipe Cactus National …

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Limbaugh Mocks Dems In Radio Return After Cancer Treatment: Their Hatred Is A Poison, It Destroys Them

Fox News reports: A resilient Rush Limbaugh returned to his golden EIB microphone on Friday after missing three episodes to undergo cancer treatment just in time to mock the “implosion” of the Democratic Party and downplay his diagnosis as something with which “millions of Americans” are also dealing. “What a week. What an incredible week,” Limbaugh said at the top …

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Carlson: Why Can’t Liberals Just Disagree With Racists?

“One of the most memorable, most emotional moments for a lot of people watching last night’s State of the Union occurred when the First Lady awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh who’s just announced he’s got advanced lung cancer. “Democrats sat in stony silence during the speech. Afterwards the press told us, because they are both buffoons …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Forum On Racism In Schools Erupts After White Man Lobs Racist Question At Mexican Immigrant

Michigan Live reports: A conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion at Saline Area Schools quickly turned volatile Monday morning when one parent asked another why he didn’t “stay in Mexico.” For a community looking to heal and build unity after an incident involving racist messages shared among students via Snapchat, the exchange caught many in attendance off guard. During the …

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Trump’s Grandfather Would Fail Immigrant Wealth Test

Newsweek reports: The Supreme Court this week allowed the administration of President Donald Trump to move forward with implementing its hard-line immigration policy that would deny legal permanent residency to immigrants the government believed could require public assistance. However, it’s not clear that Trump’s own grandfather would have passed the stringent requirements if they had been in place back in …

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SCOTUS Rules For Trump On Immigrant Wealth Tests

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead on Monday for one of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies, allowing his administration to implement a rule denying legal permanent residency to certain immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance in the future. The justices, on a 5-4 vote, granted the administration’s request to lift a lower court’s injunction that …

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State Department Moves To Block “Birth Tourism”

CNBC reports: The State Department on Thursday unveiled new rules that could make it more difficult for pregnant foreign nationals to travel to the United States using tourist visas, citing security concerns. The rules, which will become effective on Friday, are an attempt to crack down on “birth tourism,” or the practice of giving birth in the United States in …

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Pilot Charged For Pro-Trump Racist Graffiti At Airport

NBC News reports: A pilot allegedly scrawled racist messages and graffiti that appeared to support President Donald Trump around a Florida airport, authorities said. James Ellis Dees, 53, has been charged with nine counts of criminal mischief for allegedly writing racial slurs about African Americans and Hispanics, including the phrase “Send them ALL Back,” in restroom stalls and parking elevators …

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POLL: Over 80% Of Black Voters Consider Trump Racist

The Washington Post reports: President Trump made a stark appeal to black Americans during the 2016 election when he asked, “What have you got to lose?” Three years later, black Americans have rendered their verdict on his presidency with a deeply pessimistic assessment of their place in the United States under a leader seen by an overwhelming majority as racist. …

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Hannity Producer Calls Meghan Markle “Uppity”

Media Matters has the transcript: SEAN HANNITY (HOST): There’s something off here. Don’t you think there’s something off? Apparently William, his brother, said, “You know, you may be moving a little too fast, maybe slow it down,” apparently that didn’t go over well. LYNDA MCLAUGHLIN: Yeah, I think his family thinks he’s an idiot, because he is. And I think …

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