Tag Archives: racism

DOJ Pushes For “Citizenship” Question On 2020 Census

ProPublica reports: The Justice Department is pushing for a question on citizenship to be added to the 2020 census, a move that observers say could depress participation by immigrants who fear that the government could use the information against them. That, in turn, could have potentially large ripple effects for everything the once-a-decade census determines — from how congressional seats …

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Ann Coulter: Deport The DREAMers First Because They’re Obnoxious Activists Who Don’t Say Merry Xmas

“It has to be said that many of the legal and illegal low-wage workers, they’re incredibly hard workers, they’re really nice people, and it occurred to me that I actually like all of the illegal immigrants except the DREAMers. They’re the ones I want deported first because they’re the activists. They’re the obnoxious ones. “They’re the ones who go to …

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REPORT: Trump Claims “All Haitians Have AIDS”

The New York Times reports: According to six officials who attended or were briefed about the meeting, Mr. Trump then began reading aloud from the document, which his domestic policy adviser, Stephen Miller, had given him just before the meeting. The document listed how many immigrants had received visas to enter the United States in 2017. More than 2,500 were …

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Trump Hails Right Wing Group For Praising Him (The Same Group Yesterday Made News For Racist Texts)

Well, of course: President Trump on Friday tweeted his support for Charlie Kirk and conservative group Turning Point USA one day after a New Yorker investigation revealed racist text messages sent by a former top official in the organization. The show of support comes just a day after it was revealed that Turning Point’s former national field director, Crystal Clanton, …

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Todd Starnes Demands Arrest Of Memphis City Council After Slick Action To Remove Confederate Statues

USA Today reports: The city of Memphis sold two public parks containing Confederate monuments to a nonprofit Wednesday in a massive, months-in-the-planning operation to take the statues down overnight. The City Council unanimously approved the sale of Health Science Park, home of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, and its easement on Fourth Bluff Park, home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, …

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NEW POLL: Majority Say Roy Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected, Half Of GOP Females Agree

Politico reports: A majority of voters nationwide say Republican Roy Moore should be expelled from the Senate if he wins a seat in the chamber in Tuesday’s special election in Alabama, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. More than six-in-10 voters (61 percent) — including a plurality of Republicans — think the Senate should expel the embattled Moore, who …

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CNN’s Ed Martin: The Senate Won’t Be Voting On Slavery So It Doesn’t Matter If Roy Moore Wants It Back

“He’s getting elected to the Senate. When he gets to the Senate, he’s going to have to vote on things. And slavery’s not going to be voted on in the Senate, and it’s not — neither is homosexuality. And here’s the thing. Let’s be clear because it’s such a slur against him. What he said was families still loved each …

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Roy Moore In 2011: Getting Rid Of Everything After The 10th Amendment Would “Eliminate Many Problems”

Another bombshell from CNN: Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore appeared on a conspiracy-driven radio show twice in 2011, where he told the hosts in an interview that getting rid of constitutional amendments after the Tenth Amendment would ‘eliminate many problems’ in the way the US government is structured. Moore made his comments about constitutional amendments in a June 2011 …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Goes Full White Supremacist In Anti-Diversity Tweet Quoting Hungarian Dictator

Talking Points Memo reports: Here’s a new entry in the annals of Steve King. The Iowa Republican congressman known for his racially insensitive rhetoric tweeted on Friday that “diversity is not our strength.” And, descending further into the catacombs of nativism, he took it further, quoting a statement from the Hungarian prime minister who was advocating for the dissolution of …

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Roy Moore: America Was Last Great During Slavery

Newsweek reports: Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate under fire for alleged sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s, apparently believes America was a better place at a time when slavery was still legal. At a campaign event earlier this year, an audience member asked Moore for his opinion on when the last time America was …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban To Go Into Full Effect As Legal Challenges Continue

Bloomberg reports: A divided U.S. Supreme Court let President Donald Trump’s travel ban take full effect while legal challenges go forward, handing him a major victory and suggesting the court ultimately will uphold the restrictions, Bloomberg News reports. Trump will now be able to bar or restrict entry by people from six mostly Muslim countries, even if they have a …

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Radio Announcers Fired After Citing Trump In Racist Attack On High School Basketball Players [VIDEO]

The NBC affiliate in Des Moines reports: Controversial commentary from two local radio employees at a high school basketball game in northern Iowa is going viral — and has resulted in their firing. A video clip from a boys basketball game between Forest City High School and Eagle Grove High School was posted to Facebook Sunday night. It contains racist …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Rips Trump Over Fascist Group Retweets: The Antidote To Terrorism Isn’t Racism

“The one thing I’ve learned after 42 trips to the region is that the antidote to terrorism is not racism and religious bigotry. When you embrace religious bigotry, when you say that all Muslims are the same, then you’re undercutting our effort to win the war. I think it was very inappropriate for the President of the United States to …

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Trump Revives Racist Birther Claims About Obama

The New York Times reports: Mr. Trump’s falsehoods about the “Access Hollywood” tape are part of his lifelong habit of attempting to create and sell his own version of reality. Advisers say he continues to privately harbor a handful of conspiracy theories that have no grounding in fact. In recent months, they say, Mr. Trump has used closed-door conversations to …

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Gateway Pundit Blogger Arrested In Scuffle With Woman At His “It’s OK To Be White” Campus Speech

The Huffington Post reports: A controversial far-right reporter was arrested Tuesday night following an altercation at a University of Connecticut event where he was speaking, a university spokesperson said. Lucian Wintrich, 29, the White House correspondent for the conservative website The Gateway Pundit, had been giving a speech advertised as “It Is OK To Be White” when a woman approached …

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RWNJ Infighting Rages After James O’Keefe’s Sting Fail

The Hill reports: Conservative writer Brent Bozell slammed undercover conservative activist James O’Keefe on Tuesday after his botched sting on the Washington Post, saying O’Keefe should be “condemned” for trying to plant a fake story about GOP Senate hopeful Roy Moore with the paper. After the Post revealed Project Veritas’ attempt, O’Keefe’s group sent a fundraising email with the subject …

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Navajo Nation Rips Trump Over “Pocahontas” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The leader of the Navajo Nation said Tuesday that President Donald Trump used an ethnic slur when he called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” during a White House event honoring Native American veterans. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told CNN that the president’s injection of a political attack during a ceremony honoring Navajo code talkers was “uncalled for.” “This …

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Forrest Trump Proves SNL Right Once Again

Talking Points Memo reports: Eric Trump on Tuesday argued that an ABC News reporter didn’t have any right calling the President’s use of “Pocahontas” as an attack offensive. President Donald Trump on Monday called Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Pocahontas, an attack he uses often, during a White House event celebrating Navajo code talkers. Eric Trump, 33, appeared to be referring …

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Trump Makes “Pocahontas” Joke At White House Event Honoring Elderly WWII Navajo Code Talkers [VIDEO]

Trump just attacked Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at a White House event honoring the elderly surviving members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who were recruited by the Marine Corps during World War II to deliver messages that the Japanese were unable to translate. “You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress …

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Moore’s Lawyer To MSNBC Host: With Your Background You Should Understand Dating The Underage [VIDEO]

So this just happened: An attorney for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore seemed to suggest Wednesday that MSNBC host Ali Velshi’s “background” might help the TV journalist understand why the Republican nominee would date underage women. “Culturally speaking there’s differences. I looked up Ali’s background, and wow, that’s awesome that you have got such a diverse background, it’s really cool …

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