Tag Archives: racism

White Nationalist Leader John Tanton Dead At 85

The Detroit Free Press reports: Dr. John Tanton, an ophthalmologist in Michigan who became an anti-immigrant leader criticized by civil rights advocates as being racist but praised by his supporters, died in Petoskey on Tuesday. He was 85. Tanton established several groups calling for reduced immigration and his ideas have had a significant influence on the immigration debate, helping drive …

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PHILADELPHIA: 13 Cops Fired For Racist And Anti-Gay Facebook Posts, Many Others To Be Suspended [VIDEO]

Philadelphia’s NBC News affiliate reports: At least 13 Philadelphia police officers will be fired as a result of racist, homophobic and violent social media posts revealed last month by the Plain View Project, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday. These officers were found to be the worst offenders among 328 local cops identified in the project’s national database. One of …

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Fox Analyst: Racist Trump Sounds Like A Mafia Don

Andrew Napolitano writes for Fox News: During the past week, President Trump excited two bitter public controversies by sending and publishing two highly inappropriate and offensively incendiary tweets. The first of these tweets was xenophobic, racist and hateful. The second was just plain ignorant. Together they revealed a level of misguided thinking not heard from the Oval Office since President …

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Trump Laughably Claims He Tried To Stop “Send Her Back” Chants By Rally Cultists, Video Proves Him Lying

Mediaite reports: Trump disavowed the “send her back” chant when asked by ABC’s White House reporter Jonathan Karl “why didn’t you ask them to stop saying it?” Trump answered, “Number one, I think I did. I started speaking very quickly.” He then added, “I disagree with it, by the way. But it was quite a chant and I felt a …

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PALM BEACH: The Mooch Disinvited From GOP Annual Fundraiser After Criticizing Glorious Leader’s Tweets

Politico reports: The Palm Beach County GOP disinvited Anthony Scaramucci from addressing its annual fundraising event after the short-lived former White House spokesman criticized President Trump’s “racially charged” statement that four members of Congress who are women of color should leave the United States. “He suggested the president’s comments were racist and that he was becoming a racist. Our board …

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Trump Continues Racist Tirade At Cultist Rally [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday night continued his days-long attack on four congresswomen at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, where a raucous crowd chanted, “Sent them back!” and “Traitor!” Just at the mere mention of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass, the thousands of supporters gathered at the …

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Trump To Tabloid: I’m “Not Unhappy” With Racism Vote

Britain’s Daily Mail tabloid reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s ‘not unhappy’ with the result of a political war over his recent comments that Democrats were quick to brand as racist. In a brief phone call a few hours before he will speak to a rally crowd in North Carolina, he told The Daily Mail that his game …

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New GOP Ad: The Female Dem “Squad” Wants Anarchy

The Hill reports: The GOP escalated its feud with four progressive congresswomen known as the “Squad,” releasing a new ad this week accusing the group of wanting “anarchy.” The more than minute-long ad splices together clips of the women likening immigrant detention facilities to concentration camps and declining to comment on a man’s attack on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement …

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Axios: Trump’s Latest Racist Attack Was Premeditated

Axios reports: It might seem like improvisational madness when President Trump tells American citizens in Congress to “go back” where they came from, but those close to Trump say there’s a lot of calculation behind his race-baiting. Why it matters: It’s central to his 2020 strategy, they say. Trump’s associates predict more, not less, of the race-baiting madness. Trump knows …

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Eric Trump Predicts Run On Banks If Trump Loses: You Might As Well Hide All Your Money Under The Mattress

Mediaite reports: Eric Trump defended his father President Donald Trump on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, and while the full-throated defense of the controversy surrounding racist tweets from the weekend, a surprising thing happened: host Steve Doocy challenged his guest on the role that President Trump played in this, asking “was that appropriate?” Trump is an avid consumer of cable …

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POLL: 68% Find Trump’s Racist Tweets “Un-American”

USA Today reports: A clear majority of Americans say President Trump’s tweets targeting four minority congresswomen were “un-American,” according to a new USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll. But most Republicans say they agreed with his comments, an illustration of the nation’s sharp partisan divide on issues of patriotism and race. More than two-thirds of those aware of the controversy, 68%, called Trump’s …

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House Passes Resolution: Yes, The President Is A Racist

The New York Times reports: A House Democratic effort on Tuesday to formally denounce comments by President Trump devolved into a partisan brawl on the House floor as Republicans tried and failed to stop Speaker Nancy Pelosi from calling the president a racist. Mr. Trump on Tuesday denied that his tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen leave the country were …

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Conway Demands To Know Reporter’s Ethnicity [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday responded to questions about President Donald Trump’s attacks on four congresswomen of color by asking a reporter about his heritage. Andrew Feinberg, a White House reporter for Breakfast Media, a website about politics and technology, asked Conway, “If the president was not telling these four congresswomen to return to their …

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The Mooch Slams Trump’s Racist, Unacceptable Tweets

The Hill reports: Anthony Scaramucci, who briefly served President Trump’s White House communications director, said on Tuesday that the president’s attack on progressive congresswomen of color was “racist and unacceptable.” Scaramucci in a tweet called out Trump after the president suggested on Sunday that the group of lawmakers “go back” where they came from. Trump’s tweets were thought to be …

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Trump Rages: Congress Should Be Voting On “Filthy Language” By Dems, Not My Totally Not Racist Tweets

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump begged House Republicans not to join Democrats in condemning him for racist tweets against four congresswomen — and stepped up his attacks on the first-year lawmakers. House Democrats plan to vote Tuesday on a formal condemnation of the president for repeatedly telling the quartet of lawmakers to go back to their home countries, although …

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George Conway: Yes, We Have A Racist President

From George Conway’s op-ed in the Washington Post: Naivete, resentment and outright racism, roiled in a toxic mix, have given us a racist president. Trump could have used vile slurs, including the vilest of them all, and the intent and effect would have been no less clear. Telling four non-white members of Congress — American citizens all, three natural-born — …

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Fox Host: Trump’s Tweets Were Patriotic, Not Racist

“My mother has already texted me, fresh off the press, a preemptive text. ‘His tweets are racist and incendiary. Please don’t equivocate about that. You are already being criticized for having told the women’s soccer team to shut their traps. Be ethical Jesse, and don’t argue for the sake of jackass remarks.’ Mom’s not going to scare me off though, …

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Trump’s Four Targets: Impeach The Racist Now [VIDEO]

Let’s go to Fox News for this one: In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, declared at a news conference on Capitol Hill Monday that “it is time for us to impeach this president” for “openly violating” his constitutional oath. “The eyes of history are …

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Hannity Defends Trump Because Somalia Is Terrible

“So the president’s saying, ‘Well go back to your country, when you fix your country, and you learn how to fix that, come back and teach us how to do it here.’ Well if you look at Somalia laws, they’re pretty vicious. Women who consent to abortion or cause one are punished 1 to 5 years in jail. If you …

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AOC: Lindsey Graham Is Bringing Back McCarthyism

NBC News reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) fired back at Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) Monday afternoon after he called her and three other freshman congresswomen targeted by President Trump “anti-Semitic” and “communists.” Graham made the remarks in defending a series of tweets from Trump aimed at Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), telling …

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