Southern Strategy

O'Reilly Continues Attack On Barbara Lee: 'Not Only Is She A Pinhead, A Race Hustler, She's A Liar'
Bill-O distorts Rep. Barbara Lee's remarks so he can pretend that no Republicans or conservatives are racist and that the Southern Strategy never existed. Read more...
Dog Whistle Politics: How The Use Of Coded Racial Appeals Have Helped Wreck The Middle Class
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and author Ian Haney López take the viewers through the GOP's long history of using racist dog whistles to get people to vote against their own economic interests. Read more...
U.S. Civil War, Redux
A Southern-based minority-within-a-minority is furiously opposed to letting the will of the majority be realised. Read more...
Paula Deen More Popular Among Georgia Republicans Than Martin Luther King
What I love about this poll is that a full 28% of Georgia Republicans have a negative opinion of MLK. Read more...
Charles Krauthammer: Voter ID Laws Are 'Utterly Logical'
Charles Krauthammer insists there's nothing at all wrong with voter ID laws. Read more...

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Former half-term Gov. Sarah Palin was back on Fox this Saturday to continue the race-baiting that we've all seen from her ever since John McCain first inflicted her on the rest of the country. Read more...
You knew it was coming...poor widdle Rand Paul feels that Howard University students denied his whitesplaining of African American history for racial reasons. Read more...
Jon Stewart skewers Rand Paul for yet another case of failed Republican minority outreach with his speech at Howard University. Senior Black Corespondent Larry Wilmore weighs in as well. Read more...
Over the years, we've written a lot at this site about Lee Atwater, the erstwhile godfather of Republican dog-whistle attack politics -- Amato in particular has often discussed Atwater's central role in transforming the GOP into the Party of the Read more...
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday pointed to the roots of Southern strategy of the late 1960s -- which appealed to racism in the South -- as an example of how the Republican Party should reform itself after President Barack Obama won Read more...