Tag Archives: Tom Tancredo

COLORADO: Birther Tom Tancredo Drops Governor Bid

CBS Denver reports: Former Congressman Tom Tancredo, who put his name in the ring for governor of Colorado last fall, has withdrawn his candidacy. The Republican confirmed the move on Tuesday afternoon. Tancredo said although he feels competent to win Republican primary, he sees no path to victory in the gubernatorial general election for a Republican and doesn’t want to …

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COLORADO: White Nationalist Former GOP House Rep. Tom Tancredo Jumps Into 2018 Gubernatorial Race

The Denver Post reports: After back-to-back losses in 2010 and 2014, immigration hardliner and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo plans to try again in 2018 to become Colorado’s next governor — a move spurred in part by his anger at Republicans for not protesting when a Colorado Springs resort canceled a white nationalist conference where he was supposed to speak. …

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Former Rep. Tom Tancredo: Impeach Obama Once GOP Takes Senate Control

“There have always been two main arguments against impeachment even among those who support it in principle – first, that it is not practical because it would never succeed in the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate, and secondly that, well, you just can’t impeach the first black president no matter what he has done. But given the likely new political circumstances post-Nov. …

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Tom Tancredo On Defense After Saying “Obama Should Be Sent Back To Kenya”

Former GOP Rep. Tom Tancredo is under fire for telling teabaggers that the president should be sent back to Kenya. “If his wife says Kenya is his homeland, why don’t we just send him back?” Tancredo said at a South Carolina Tea Party rally over the weekend, the Greenville News reports. The so-called “birther movement,” questioning Mr. Obama’s origins, began …

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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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Meghan McCain Rips Palin & Tancredo

Meghan McCain co-hosted The View yesterday where she criticized former Rep. Tom Tancredo for his Jim Crow-ish comments at the Tea Party Convention and warned that the teabaggers are alienating the nation’s young voters. She also ripped Sarah Palin for the teleprompter/notes-on-hand nonsense. McCain always maintains that she is a loyal Republican, but she sure keeps saying the right things.

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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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Tan-Cray-D’oh!

Right-wing fringe presidential candidate Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO) has released his first attack ad in Iowa, complete with a bomb explosion. Tancredo, as always, is playing to xenophobes. Job stealers! Jihadists! Close the borders! The Iowa Caucus takes place January 3rd.

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