Racism/Bigotry

Nope, nothing remotely racist or disrespectful about this... Read more...
When the tea party gained prominence, my husband scoffed at my insistence that they were propelled by racism. But the more he saw of them, the harder it became for him to deny. All of the things that existed when George W. Bush was president Read more...
A 17-year-old student in Alabama was arrested last week for allegedly plotting to use dozens of homemade grenades to kill at least fellow six students and a teacher at Russell County High School. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor on Sunday Read more...
Call me overly optimistic, but I really liked this speech by President Obama. He came much closer to the line of being overtly political than I thought he would and his statements made me cautiously hopeful although I recognize that actions in Read more...
Houston based "True the Vote", a fake "anti-voter fraud" group run by Catherine Engelbrecht, the head of a Texas-based Tea Party Organization that has publicly declared its opposition to President Obama, and has taken it upon themselves to "protect" Read more...

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It is disappointing after just posting a clip of New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman pointing out a foreign policy success of the president, that he would then go off the rails just a few minutes later and say something this stupid and Read more...
Haley Barbour on Fox News Channel, August 29, 2012 It really horrifies me how openly nasty and violent Republicans feel entitled to be without repercussions. Remember how everyone wailed and condemned on the House Floor a email by MoveOn that Read more...
But the GOP is a big tent party that isn't at all racist, I swear. An attendee at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Tuesday allegedly threw nuts at a black camerawoman working for CNN and said “This is how we feed animals” Read more...
Video: Steve Smith talks about the horrors of “white guilt” in a May 2008 TV interview In a frightening demonstration of the mainstreaming of white nationalism (and also the mainstreaming of terrible journalism), two Pennsylvania Read more...
Authorities in Port St. Joe, Florida say a man charged with a hate crime felt inconvenienced by his arrest because he had "only shot a n*gger." Walton Henry Butler, 59, was arrested by Gulf County Sheriff's deputies on Monday night for shooting Read more...