Tag Archives: racism

Mississippi Governor: Controversy About Confederate History Month Ain’t Diddly

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Obama Rips VA Gov. McDonnell Over Confederate History Month Debacle

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Sons Of The Confederacy: Slavery Was Not A Cause Of The Civil War

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KKK Repudiates Westboro

Blogger Jake Garland turned up the following: “NOTE: The Ku Klux Klan, LLC, has not or EVER will have ANY connection with the ‘Westboro Baptist Church.’ We absolutely repudiate their activities.” Uh, yay?

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VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Apologizes Over Confederate History Recognition

After enduring blistering national criticism for removing language about slavery from his declaration recognizing Confederate History Month, yesterday Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issued an apology and amended the language in the declaration. A day earlier, McDonnell said he left out any reference to slavery in the original seven-paragraph proclamation because he wanted to include issues he thought were most “significant” …

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VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Recognizes Confederate History Month

VA Gov. Bob McDonnell has issued an order recognizing April as Confederate History Month, saying that it’s important “to understand the sacrifices of the Confederate leaders, soldiers and citizens during the period of the Civil War.” McDonnell’s most recent order of this type recognized Christian Heritage Week. April’s Confederate History Month recognition is at least the fourth proclamation McDonnell has …

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“Confederate Southern Americans” Want Official U.S. Census Recognition

You can’t make it up. Proud Southern descendants of the fight to preserve slavery (among other things) want their own “Confederate nationality” recognized on the census. Are you tired of Anti-Southern discrimination and bigotry directed at Southern people? Are you tired of being called a racist simply because you are proud of the Confederate Battle flag – the symbol of …

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OTTAWA: Thousands Of Students Protest, Ann Coulter’s Speech Canceled

After a near riotous protest by thousands of University of Ottawa students angered by a racist remark Ann Coulter made yesterday an Ontario college, security officials canceled her speech at the school tonight. A spokesman for the group that organized the event said there were fears for Coulter’s well-being after about two thousand people gathered outside the venue to protest …

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24% Of GOP: Obama Is The Anti-Christ

According to a Harris survey to be released tomorrow, 24% of polled Republicans say they believe the president is the anti-Christ. President Obama is a socialist, a racist, and could possibly be the antichrist. That is what is being shown in the latest GOP poll. The Harris poll was taken during the peak of the health care debate, and surveyed …

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FL Pastor: No More Homos And Fags!

Pastor Wayne Sapp of Gainesville, FL’s Dove World Outreach Center goes off on a 6-minute rant against openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe, saying “the world don’t need no more homos and fags.” Check out his YouTube channel for other gems such as Nigger! Is It A Good Word? Last year Sapp and others sued the Alachua Country School Board …

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Rep. Devin Nunes: Dems Brought Anti-Gay And Racist Slurs Upon Themselves

Because it’s the Democrats’ “totalitarian tactics” that are making people “act crazy” and shout racist and anti-gay slurs against members of Congress. And totally not because the teabaggers actually are the kissing-cousins of the KKK.

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Rep. Tim Ryan Calls For GOP To Denounce Teabaggers Over Slurs And Attacks

Don’t hold your breath, Congressman. Freepers react:-“Someone should have thrown a high heel at Barney. Maybe an Air Jordan at Lewis.”-“You freaking libtards keep pushing this… and you are gonna WISH all we were doing was calling you names! It’s almost time, and thank god our side is armed and ready.”-“Two scum destroying the USA. Keep shoutin’!!!!!!”

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Racism Tied To Religiosity

A study just published in the Personality and Social Psychology Review concludes that racism is not only more prevalent in Christian communities than in the general population, its incidence rises in correlation to a religious group’s dogmatism. The Center For Inquiry breaks it down: The February issue of Personality and Social Psychology Review has published a meta-analysis of 55 independent …

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Teachers Suspended For Handing Out Photos Of RuPaul & OJ Simpson

Three white elementary teachers in Los Angeles have been suspended for handing out photos of RuPaul, OJ Simpson, and Dennis Rodman as joking examples of black heroes for the children to carry during a parade marking Black History Month. A district spokeswoman said the teachers at Wadsworth Elementary School, where the majority of the students are Latino, could have made …

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Olbermann On Tea Party Racism

In another one of his classic Special Comments, Keith Olbermann confronts the racism inherent in the Tea Party movement and basically begs them to rethink their ways. Required viewing.

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Maddow On Tancredo & Jim Crow

In regard to Tom Tancredo’s racist Tea Party Convention speech, about which I’ve blogged several times, last night Rachel Maddow ran through some of the infamous questions on voter literacy test questions given to black voters in the south during the Jim Crow days. I couldn’t answer a single one.

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Tea Party Convention Opens In Nashville With A Racist Bang

The first ever Tea Party Convention got underway in Nashville today with a speech from former Rep. Tom Tancredo in which he lamented the loss of the Jim Crow days when southern blacks had to pass a literacy test in order to vote. In his speech Thursday to attendees, former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo invoked the loaded pre-civil rights era …

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Maddow On Andre Bauer

Rachel Maddow plays the audio of Bauer’s assholism.

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It’s Hard Out There For A Racist

Faded novelty song hitmaker Ray Stevens joins Bill O’Reilly to complain that it’s getting harder to get away with mocking Arabs. After playing a bit of his latest wingnut video, Stevens tells O’Reilly that he’s “to the right of Attila The Hun” politically. They go on to discuss Stevens’ 60’s hit Ahab The Arab, which I’m embarrassed to say I …

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World Net Daily Raises Obama Birth Certificate Reward

World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah, who will co-headline next month’s Tea Party convention with Sarah Palin, has raised the reward for proof of the president’s birth in Hawaii. More than five months ago now, around Obama’s alleged Aug. 4 birthday, I stepped out publicly and offered a $10,000 charitable gift to the hospital found on his long-form birth certificate. …

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