Mark Potok

Tony Perkins points blame at SPLC for shooting Read more...
Color me surprised, right? The terrorist who walked into a Sikh temple and started executing people was a white supremacist active in white-power "hate rock" circles. Not everyone who commits a hate crime falls into a neat little box, but this Read more...
After the continued fearmongering and Muslim bashing that we heard out of presidential candidates Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich during the recent presidential debate and with Rep. Peter King holding yet another hearing exploiting the fear of Muslims Read more...
Last week we observed -- especially after the arrest of a neo-Nazi in Spokane for a planned bombing of a parade the next day -- that Bill O'Reilly owed Mark Potok a big apology for smearing him after he offered the opinion that, as Read more...
The Southern Poverty Center's Mark Potok joined MSNBC's Cenk Uygur to discuss Rep. Peter King's upcoming hearings on radical Islam and whether they're being motivated by King's well known bigotry against the Muslim community. As Cenk noted it's Read more...

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Keith Olbermann talked to the SPLC's Mark Potok about what the possible motivation behind the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Griffords may have been. OLBERMANN: Loughner's Internet trail, does it tell us anything about his politics? Does Read more...
Chris Matthews talked to the SPLC's Mark Potok and The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins about the recent designation of Perkin's FRC as a hate group for their anti-gay rhetoric. From the SPLC's web site -- Active U.S. Hate Groups: The Read more...
As I already noted in my post about David Brooks recent white washing of the increase in Islamophobia, the Southern Poverty Law Center has a report out on the recent wave of hate crimes directed towards Muslims in the United States. Their spokesman Read more...
Teabagger Mark Williams got terribly upset with Geraldo Rivera for a segment Fox aired just before they brought him on to ask whether the tea party mo Read more...
From GoLeftTV's Ring of Fire: If you think that the Tea Partiers are just a bunch of misinformed Republicans who hate paying taxes, think again. Ac Read more...