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  • Woman attacks Asian-American service member in racist tirade: 'Go back to f---ing China'

    05/26/2018 7:51:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    A viral video released this week caught a woman on camera launching a racist tirade against an Asian-American service member in a parking lot in California. James Ahn said he was driving earlier this month when the woman pulled up next to him and pulled her eyes back in an offensive gesture. “This is not your f—-king country,” she says in the video. “This is my country.” SNIP “All that we could establish is that this was derogatory remarks between two parties,” Bosques said. “There was no threat and there was no crime committed. We did document everything in a...
  • Asian American candidates join fight to oust GOP

    05/11/2018 6:09:35 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 30 replies
    Monterey Herald ^ | 05/10/18 | Janie Har
    Members of the country’s fastest growing minority group are running for federal office, dozens of them as Democratic candidates deliberately playing up their Asian roots against a president they say demonizes the immigrants that make America great.
  • Asian Americans Should Take Their Loyalty And Their Vote Somewhere Else

    03/07/2018 12:05:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 03/07/2018 | Helen Raliegh
    A former employee of YouTube (a subsidiary of Alphabet, parent of Google) alleged in a recently filed lawsuit that YouTube is discriminating against white and Asian men. “YouTube last year stopped hiring white and Asian males for technical positions because they didn’t help the world’s largest video site achieve its goals for improving diversity,” the suit alleges. Liberal discrimination against white men is nothing new, but many people are caught by surprise to see such explicit discrimination against Asian males in the name of diversity from one of the most progressive companies in one of the most liberal zip codes....
  • The Island Where Chinese Mothers Deliver American Babies

    12/21/2017 5:42:03 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 21, 2017 | Jon Emont
    his U.S. territory in the western Pacific is known for its epic World War II battle, white-sand beaches and the enduring culture of its indigenous Chamorro people. But for a certain class of Chinese parents, Saipan has become known as the latest hot spot for birth tourism, a place where women can give birth to babies who will automatically acquire U.S. citizenship.
  • Marvel star slates 'racist' Hollywood over name change

    08/31/2017 6:36:17 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 67 replies
    BBC News ^ | 31st August 2017 | BBC News
    Chloe Bennet, who stars in TV series Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, has said she had to change her name from Chloe Wang in order to make it in Hollywood. The actress praised Ed Skrein for recently pulling out of Hellboy. His casting had been criticised for "whitewashing" the original character, who is of Asian heritage. She told an Instagram follower who queried her name change: "Hollywood is racist and wouldn't cast me with a last name that made them uncomfortable." "Changing my last name doesn't change the fact that my BLOOD is half Chinese, that I lived in China, speak...
  • UNREAL: ESPN Pulls Asian-American Announcer From Virginia Football Game

    08/23/2017 4:48:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies ^ | August 22, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    I waited to write about this story because at first it seemed too insane to be true, but alas, it's come to this. ESPN pulled Asian-American sports announcer Robert Lee from this weekend's University of Virginia vs. William & Mary football game because they were afraid he might offend people. Why? His name is too similar to Confederate General Robert E. Lee. For the record, Robert E. Lee is white and has been dead for over 100 years. Fox Sports radio host Clay Travis broke the story earlier tonight. From Outkick The Coverage:  In a story that seems made for The Onion,...
  • ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

    08/23/2017 5:09:25 AM PDT · by Puppage · 35 replies
    AP ^ | 08/23/2017 | AP
    ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia’s season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
  • ESPN blasted for political correctness after pulling announcer Robert Lee from UVa football game

    08/22/2017 6:00:00 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 44 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 08/ | Victor Morton -
    Apparently, even being Asian doesn’t mean people won’t take you for being a white nationalist. According to the popular college-football blog Outkick the Coverage, ESPN pulled an Asian announcer from calling a University of Virginia football game. The announcer’s name is Robert Lee. “Did I mention that Robert Lee is Asian?” blogger Clay Travis asked rhetorically in a post that poured scorn over the popular sports network for political correctness, calling it “MSESPN.” Citing “multiple Outkick fans inside ESPN,” Mr. Travis said Mr. Lee was pulled from the Cavaliers Sept. 2 game in Charlottesville against William and Mary “because they...
  • MSESPN Pulls Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee Off UVa Game To Avoid Offending Idiots

    08/22/2017 3:21:49 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 45 replies
    Outkick the coverage ^ | August 22th 2017 | Clay Travis
    <p>In a story that seems made for The Onion, but is actually true, according to multiple Outkick fans inside ESPN MSESPN decided to pull an Asian college football announcer named Robert Lee off the William and Mary at University of Virginia college football game because they were concerned that having an ASIAN FOOTBALL ANNOUNCER NAMED ROBERT LEE would be offensive to some viewers.</p>
  • Getting Clear About Diversity and Affirmative Action

    08/09/2017 10:20:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | August 9, 2017 | Star Parker
    Affirmative action is once again in the news. This time because of a leaked Justice Department memo indicating possible action regarding complaints from Asian-American groups that Harvard University is discriminating against Asian-Americans in its admissions policies. As this story was breaking, Harvard released news that, for the first time in history, the majority of its incoming freshman class will not be white. Per the story, 50.8 percent of Harvard's class of 2021 will not be white. Here's Harvard's spokesperson: "To become leaders in our diverse society, students must have the ability to work with people from different backgrounds, life experiences,...
  • Does it Matter That The United Dragging Victim is Asian?

    04/15/2017 4:41:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | April 15, 2017 | Helen Raleigh
    The video of Dr. David Dao, with blood on his face and his shirt up, being dragged off a United Airline plane by a security guard sparked outrage and wide condemnation, not just in the U.S., but also in China. It was viewed over 600 million times through China's Twitter-like service, Weibo, provided by While in the U.S., media and public largely focused on United's poor customer service and PR fiasco afterwards, Chinese netizens zeroed in on Dr. Dao's race.Dr. Dao was first reported as a Chinese American, but later reports identified him as a Vietnamese American. But this later correction doesn't...
  • MTV Host Mocks Jeff Sessions’ Asian Grandchildren

    01/10/2017 9:38:53 AM PST · by grundle · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 10, 2017 | Kevin Daley
    Ira Madison III, an MTV News culture writer and host, mocked Sen. Jeff Sessions’ Asian-American grandchildren on Twitter Tuesday morning. Sessions appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Tuesday to give testimony in connection with his nomination by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as attorney general. Sessions was accompanied by many members of his family, including his four Asian-American grandchildren. The senator’s daughter, Ruth Sessions Walk, is married to John Walk, an Asian-American man. Madison accused Sessions of stealing his grandchildren from Toys “R” Us for the hearing. He went on to call his grandchildren a “prop,” brought...
  • The real reasons the U.S. became less racist toward Asian Americans

    11/30/2016 9:36:52 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 77 replies
    Jeff Guo
    Between 1940 and 1970, something remarkable happened to Asian Americans. Not only did they surpass African Americans in average household earnings, but they also closed the wage gap with whites. ... [The real secret to Asian American success was not education] How did that happen? About the same time that Asian Americans were climbing the socioeconomic ladder, they also experienced a major shift in their public image. At the outset of the 20th century, Asian Americans had often been portrayed as threatening, exotic and degenerate. But by the 1950s and 1960s, the idea of the model minority had begun to...
  • [Flashback] The Real Elaine Chao (Fire Walk Enter Demon)

    11/29/2016 10:13:02 AM PST · by ifinnegan · 34 replies
    WND ^ | 7/16/2001 | Timothy Gallaher
    In early July of 2000, the Chinese language newspaper Sing Tao published a five-part feature on Elaine Chao, who has since become secretary of labor. The articles covered a number of issues including Chao’s views on China and U.S.-China relations. Among her comments were that she “in no way” agrees with the Cox Report, that the U.S. media and Hollywood demonize China, that it is unfortunate the Republican Party has Christian and religious critics of China and that China should understand it is in a public relations war and should improve its PR by cultivating contacts with Congress and journalists....
  • Exit polls were wrong about how many Asian Americans supported Trump

    11/12/2016 7:54:44 AM PST · by Tours · 49 replies
    Fusion ^ | Nov. 9, 2016 AD | Steph Yin
    A striking majority of Asian-American voters backed Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, according to a national poll. The Asian-American National Election Eve Poll concluded that 75% of Asian Americans voted for Clinton, while only 19% voted for Donald Trump—a much wider margin than found by exit polls, which reported 65% of Asian Americans voting for Clinton. “Once again, the national media exit-poll numbers for Latinos and Asian Americans didn’t do it right and didn’t get it right,” Taeku Lee, UC Berkeley political science professor and the survey’s lead researcher, said in a release..... Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are...
  • Vanity: Suggested ad for Trump to motivate Korean-Americans

    11/04/2016 11:38:08 AM PDT · by sl-17b · 13 replies
    Vanity: I almost never post so this is likely in the wrong spot. If anyone has access to or can communicate with the Trump campaign here is a suggestion for an ad to influence Korean-Americans. Background: South Korea is currently going through a crisis with their President the influence certain people have with her. Suggestion: Make an ad in the New York, LA, Chicago, Wash DC, etc markets showing that the situation in Korea will be replicated here with Hillary and Soros/Abedin/etc.
  • Chinese-American group funds aerial Trump ad [Raleigh]

    10/29/2016 3:57:37 PM PDT · by cmj328 · 14 replies
    News & Observer (Raleigh) ^ | October 29, 2016 | David Ranii
    SANFORD - A group of local Chinese-Americans took their support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to new heights on Saturday. The results were visible across much of the Triangle. An ad hoc group of local Chinese-Americans who are linked via a messaging app called WeChat – developed by Chinese company Tencent – pooled their resources to hire a single-engine plane towing a banner that proclaimed: “NC Chinese Americans for Trump.” The 180-horsepower Aviat Husky A-1B’s scheduled four-hour flight path started at the Raleigh Executive Airport in Sanford and included a flyby of Carter-Finley Stadium prior to the game between...
  • This is happening outside Trump Tower right now!

    This is happening outside Trump Tower right now!
  • Chinese Americans in More than 20 Cities to Launch “Aerial Campaign” for Donald Trump

    10/21/2016 9:06:01 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 25 replies
    CAFT ^ | October 19, 2016 | Staff
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 19, 2016 – Phoenix, Arizona — Beginning Saturday, October 22,2016 and in the coming two weeks, in more than 20 cities across USA, airplanes will carry “Chinese Americans for Trump” messages to show Chinese Americans’ support for Donald J. Trump’s campaign for the United States President. This is after their first successful aerial campaign for Trump which took place in Phoenix, Arizona on October 15. 2016. On that day an airplane that carried “AZ Chinese Americans for Trump” message flew across the sky of Greater Phoenix for 4 hours. On October 18, Chinese Americans for...
  • New Poll of SoCal Korean-Americans (Trump: 63% vs. Hillary: 36%)

    09/15/2016 10:35:49 AM PDT · by AC Beach Patrol · 31 replies
    Radio Korean News ^ | 9/14/2016 | Radio Korea
    [Translation] Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's approval ratings in the Korean community have dropped significantly. In a Radio Korea telephone survey conducted on September 14th, which canvassed 168 listeners, found that Presidential hopeful Donald Trump's approval rating was nearly 63% while the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's approval rating is a mere 36%