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  • Tacoma Mayor responds to "Republicans are racist" comment

    12/06/2011 8:32:45 AM PST · by matt1234 · 43 replies
    mynorthwest.com ^ | Dec. 5, 2011 | David Boze
    Tacoma's Mayor Marilyn Strickland recently told students at Pacific Lutheran University that the reasons Republicans were unsuccessful in recruiting minorities was because "they are racist." When her comments leaked to the media, she said she intended to say that they were "perceived as racist."I don't buy the idea that she "intended" to say something different. But I can accept that in hindsight she wishes she had. And that's a start. At least she acknowledges that Republicans are trying to include minorities, which is more than some Democrats have been willing to say of late. And it's good that she feels...
  • Can President Obama win re-election if almost two-thirds of whites are opposed to him?

    11/17/2011 12:17:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    CNN's Cafferty File ^ | November 16, 2011 | Jack Cafferty
    With just about a year to ago until Election Day, the U.S. is a racially divided nation when it comes to President Barack Obama. Consider this: A new CNN/Opinion Research Poll shows 61% of whites disapprove of the way Obama is handling his job vs. 36% who don’t – that’s almost two-to-one. For non-whites, it's almost the mirror image. Only 32% disapprove while 67% approve. For a president who was supposed to symbolize a post-racial America, this is not good news. When Obama defeated John McCain in 2008, he did it with significant support from white Americans. Exit polls showed...
  • (Lead RAT) Wasserman Schultz accuses GOP of rigging elections with 'suppression laws'

    11/17/2011 4:43:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11/16/11 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Wasserman Schultz accuses GOP of rigging elections with 'suppression laws'By Pete Kasperowicz - 11/16/11 08:43 PM ET Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) on Wednesday night said Republican governors and legislatures are purposefully pressing for the enactment of voter identification laws in order to suppress Democratic voter turnout in the 2012 election. "State legislatures are attempting to impose voting restrictions that are the modern day equivalent of poll taxes and literacy tests," she said on the House floor. "We cannot allow state legislatures to drag our nation backward in what is nothing more than a political quest to...
  • CNN POLL: Whites give president thumbs DOWN 61%-36%; Non-White thumbs UP 67%-32%...

    11/15/2011 6:03:09 PM PST · by macquire · 69 replies
    Surrrrprise surrrprise surrrprise (anyone old enough to remember Gomer Pyle here?) Exactly as has been pointed out to pollsters for almost 3 years now: IF minorities were holding Obama accountable and NOT voting skin color, Obama would be at a 35% approval instead of hovering around 40 to 42%.
  • We Should Not be Surprised by the Left's Racist Hit Job on Herman Cain

    10/31/2011 11:56:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 30, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, I guess I shouldn't be surprised, folks. After all of these years, none of us should be surprised, but I still am. Look at how quickly what is known as the mainstream media goes for the ugliest racial stereotypes they can to attack a black conservative. You know who's laughing himself silly today is Bill Clinton. (imitating Clinton) "Yeah, I really did it. Ha-ha. They praised me and they went as far out of their way as they could. Even my old buddy Carville is out there and he's saying, 'Look what happens when you...
  • "A Black Man Who Knows His Place"

    10/31/2011 9:27:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 31, 2011 | Bob Beauprez
    Karen Finney is not just any Democrat; she was the spokeswoman for the Democrat National Committee, served in the Clinton White House, was the press secretary for Hillary Clinton's New York Senate race, and is a veteran of four Presidential Campaigns. Tasked with analyzing Herman Cain's surge in the GOP's Presidential campaign for MSNBC last week, Finney offered up the most outrageous, insulting, demeaning single sentence we have ever heard – particularly by someone who supposedly speaks for an entire national political party. "I think he makes that white Republican base of the party feel okay, feel that they're not...
  • Time Magazine Asks: 'Is Herman Cain the Most Unctuous Black Man Alive?'

    10/21/2011 5:35:58 AM PDT · by tutstar · 131 replies
    News Busters ^ | 10 20 2011 | Tim Graham
    The author who calls himself simply Toure -- a regular guest on MSNBC, and before that on CNN -- is throwing rhetorical bricks at Herman Cain for Time magazine. His article is headlined "Is Herman Cain the Most Unctuous Black Man Alive? Why the Hermanator experience is making me sick." Toure compared Cain to a circus clown, called him a "buffoon," compared him to "rancid, spoiled, stinky, curdled milk" and dissed him (in the liberal mind) by calling him "the Black Sarah Palin." In the midst of that, he somehow scolds Cain for "sinking to teenage-level disses." He began: This...
  • Belafonte Attacks Cain: 'A Bad Apple' 'So Denied Intelligence'

    10/11/2011 8:51:00 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 59 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 11 Oct 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    In a "Joy Behar Show" segment scheduled to be aired on HLN Friday, singer Harry Belafonte attacked Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain in potentially the most disgraceful manner of any media member to date. While his host and others on the set laughed, Belafonte called Cain "a bad apple" that was "so denied intelligence...I don’t think prayers were created for him" (video follows with transcript and commentary): JOY BEHAR, HOST: Now, let me interrupt you for a second, because now you have someone like Herman Cain. HARRY BELAFONTE: Who? BEHAR: Herman Cain? BELAFONTE: Herman Cain? BEHAR: You know who he...
  • Obama Supporters Cuss At Tea Partiers, Their Kids, Call Black Congressional Candidate “Uncle Tom”

    10/05/2011 12:18:34 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 24 replies
    BigJournalism ^ | 10-4-11 | Dana Loesch
    I returned a bit ago from getting photos and video of the Obama fundraiser protest in St. Louis. It was hosted by Tom Carnahan, owner of the Wind Capital Group, an alternative energy group which received around $100 million in stimulus funds. That Carnahan’s brother is Democratic Representative Russ Carnahan surely helped change Wind Capital Group’s fortunes. (Snip) I’ve been to a lot of protests–both conservative and progressive–and only one other time have I witnessed such a level of hostility and outright inappropriate behavior. It’s a shame some individuals allow themselves to get so partisan and emotional that they make...
  • Rise of the New Confederacy (barf alert)

    10/05/2011 1:29:52 PM PDT · by pabianice · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Crooks and Liars ^ | 10/5/11 | karoli
    For two years conservatives indulged themselves in unheard-of dogwhistle campaigns against this young African-American President while enlightened liberals pointed it out in a mild, somewhat derisive fashion but with little outrage. Now, in the aftermath of the midterm 'shellacking', a New Confederacy is rising with the assistance of the tea party and John Birchers, and it's getting enough traction in Congress to do real damage. The scary part? It's working. Fact: We are NOT living in a post-racial society. Not on the liberal side, and not on the conservative side. As nice as it is to think that we've transcended...
  • Texas Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson Says Ranch [Rock] Furor an Overreaction

    10/04/2011 12:46:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | October 3, 2011 | Emily Ramshaw
    Updated 2:22 p.m. Wallace Jefferson, the first black chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, said the hunting ranch name controversy is "much ado about nothing" and argued the implication that Rick Perry is insensitive to matters of race is flatly wrong. Jefferson, who was appointed to the post by Perry, and whose great-great-great-grandfather was a slave owned by a Waco district judge, said the reality is quite the opposite: Perry "appreciates the role diversity plays in our state and nation." Jefferson said he can recall his first conversation with Perry, in 2001, like it was yesterday. They talked about...
  • Perry family quickly removed offensive name from camp, campaign says

    10/02/2011 12:44:24 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 263 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | October 2, 2011 | STEVEN THOMMA
    WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry's presidential campaign said Sunday that his family moved quickly when they found they that the Texas hunting camp they leases was named "Niggerhead," and painted over the word on a rock next to the camp entrance. The rapid response from the Texas governor's campaign, to a newspaper report Sunday about the camp name and to criticism from his one African-American rival, was an attempt to stem any political fallout for a candidate who has struggled to regain his footing since a weak debate in Florida and a surprise loss in a straw poll there. The Washington...
  • Rev. Sharpton Responds to Rick Perry ‘Niggerhead’ Story[Calls on Perry to withdrawl from race]

    10/02/2011 1:19:35 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 380 replies
    Eurweb ^ | October 2, 2011 | Al Sharpton
    “The Washington Post story revealing that Texas Governor Rick Perry hunted and hosted lawmakers at a hunting camp called Niggerhead is alarming and displays a new height in racial insensitivity in national politics. Mr. Perry should immediately fully explain how he could have gone to a ranch and hunted that is named after such an obvious racist term or he should withdrawl from the race. He is either blindly insensitive or hopelessly unaware of where he spends his time. Either way it makes one wonder if he is ready for prime time and certainly whether he is ready for the...
  • Janeane Garofalo: Racist Republicans Support Herman Cain (video)

    09/29/2011 5:56:22 AM PDT · by Rudder · 134 replies
    Real Clear Polotics ^ | Sept. 29, 2001 | Janeane Gara\ofalo
    Janeane Garofalo: "Herman Cain is probably well liked by some of the Republicans because it hides the racist elements of the Republican party. Conservative movement and tea party movement, one in the same. "People like Karl Rove liked to keep the racism very covert. And so Herman Cain provides this great opportunity say you can say 'Look, this is not a racist, anti-immigrant, anti-female, anti-gay movement. Look we have a black man.'"
  • Shelia Jackson Lee to conservative bloggers: 'Shut up!'

    09/27/2011 10:21:56 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 99 replies
    Spokane Conservative Examiner ^ | 09/27/2011 | Joe Newby,
    While speaking with Tavis Smiley of PBS, Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee said conservative bloggers should "shut up" and "stop playing racial politics." This from a member of the caucus that does little else but play the race card. Seconds later, Jackson Lee went on to say that buy American should be "buy African American." She also said that if Obama's jobs bill is passed, that contractors who "do not look like" her need to make sure that if they get federal money, their workforce "better be reflective of those suffering double-digit unemployment." "I don't consider it discrimination, I don't...
  • Rep. Waters urges Obama to drop nice-guy act and fight Republicans, Tea Party

    09/22/2011 12:13:56 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 67 replies
    Rep. Waters urges Obama to drop nice-guy act and fight Republicans, Tea Party By Mike Lillis - 09/22/11 02:46 PM ET It’s time for President Obama to quit watching sports and drinking beer with his political opponents in the hope it will lead to a bipartisan agreement, Rep. Maxine Waters said Thursday. The outspoken California Democrat needs to fight harder against the GOP and Tea Party and for Democratic policy priorities, outspoken Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Thursday. “He's been very nice about it,” Waters said of Obama’s budget negotiations with Republicans. “He's been on the other side of the...
  • Beating the Racism Card

    09/20/2011 10:26:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 42 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 20, 2011 | J.R. Dunn, Consulting Editor
    Obama is finished. It's not so much the past six weeks, rough as they were, as his own actions and responses that have finished him...........These were not the actions of a leader, a statesman, or even an adult. They will be neither forgiven nor forgotten. It's hard to see how he recovers from any of this. (And this is not even to mention the unfolding Solyndra, LightSquared, and Fast and Furious scandals; add the AttackWatch debacle and my cup runneth over.) He has no shred of reputation left to build on, no reservoir of goodwill to draw from. His approval...
  • CBC’s Cleaver Admits: If Obama Wasn’t President, Black Caucus ‘Would Be Marching on the White House’

    09/20/2011 9:33:02 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 31 replies
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | Sept 20 2011 | Bryan Preston
    What’s the most obvious difference between Bill Clinton and Barack Obama? Unhappy members of the Congressional Black Caucus “probably would be marching on the White House” if Obama were not president, according to CBC Chairman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.).“If [former President] Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House,” Cleaver told “The Miami Herald” in comments published Sunday. “There is a less-volatile reaction in the CBC because nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president.” Rather than march...
  • Lil Wayne: Tea Party Hates Obama Because He's Black

    09/13/2011 3:55:32 PM PDT · by Melissa 24 · 70 replies
    Rolling Stone Magazine ^ | September 13 2011 | Matthew Perpetua
    Lil Wayne isn't feeling hopeful about any of the candidates in the current Republican Presidential field. In a new interview with Vibe, he offers his take on Tea Party Republicans, and suggests that the Tea Party's disrespect for President Obama has more to do with his race than any of his policies.
  • MSNBCer: Did Republicans Reject Obama's Request for Speech Because of 'Color of His Skin?'

    MSNBC's Richard Wolffe went there. The political analyst for the Lean Forward network actually played the race card in his analysis of why the Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner did not accept Barack Obama's big foot move to deliver a speech to Congress on the same night as a GOP presidential debate, as he pondered: "it could be, let's face it, the color of his skin."
  • Andre Carson: Tea party wants blacks 'hanging on a tree'

    09/01/2011 11:34:40 AM PDT · by americanophile · 61 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/31/11 | JAKE SHERMAN
    A top lawmaker in the Congressional Black Caucus says tea partiers on Capitol Hill would like to see African-Americans hanging from trees and accuses the movement of wishing for a return to the Jim Crow era. Rep. Andre Carson, a Democrat from Indiana who serves as the CBC’s chief vote counter, said at a CBC event in Miami that some in Congress would “love to see us as second-class citizens” and “some of them in Congress right now of this tea party movement would love to see you and me ... hanging on a tree.” Carson also said the tea...
  • Dem Congresswoman: "The Real Enemy Is The Tea Party" (Florida Lib Joins Maxine Waters)

    08/23/2011 1:18:43 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 59 replies
    Real Clear ^ | 8/23/11
    "Let us all remember who the real enemy is. The real enemy is the Tea Party -- the Tea Party holds the Congress hostage. They have one goal in mind, and that's to make President Obama a one-term president," Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) said at a Miami town hall with constituents. Rep. Frederica Wilson blamed "racism" for the high black unemployment rate on MSNBC yesterday.
  • Janeane Garofalo: Is someone paying Herman Cain to be a tea-party token?

    08/18/2011 5:40:27 PM PDT · by Justaham · 40 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 8-18-11 | Allahpundit
    She’s quite serious, which makes this clip blogworthy even though it’s just the latest in a long, long, long line of paint-by-numbers racial demagoguery from Garofalo on Olbermann’s show. Even the core criticism is recycled. Remember when she made the same charges about “Stockholm syndrome” and tea-party tokenism against Clarence Thomas a few months ago? You can see her roots as a comic in these segments — they’re essentially just “bits” in which she runs through her routine, the emcee grunts with approval, and the liberal audience cheers in appreciation of an old performer whom they think fondly of. She’s...
  • Ed Schultz Edits Rick Perry to Falsely Accuse Him of Making Racist Remark About Obama

    08/16/2011 4:57:29 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 16 Aug 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    For months, NewsBusters has been warning readers that America's media are going to do everything in their power to label all contenders to Barack Obama racist. On Monday's "The Ed Show," the host edited Rick Perry - in mid-sentence, mind you! - to falsely accuse the Texas governor of making a racist remark about America's first black president (video follows with partial transcript and commentary): ED SCHULTZ, HOST: Perry just inferred President Obama is not in love with the United States of America? Yes, he really said "inferred" rather than "implied." He actually did it twice Monday evening. This is...
  • Wealth in America: Whites leave minorities behind

    07/26/2011 1:20:16 PM PDT · by LonelyCon · 148 replies
    MSNBC ^ | July 26, 2011 | MIke Brunker
    As Congress and the White House wrestle whether to raise taxes for the wealthiest Americans, a new analysis of Census data shows that the wealth gaps between whites and blacks and Hispanics widened dramatically during the recession. [Snip] The declines from the recession left the median black household with $5,677 in wealth (assets minus debts, where assets include items like a car, a home, savings, retirement funds, etc.) and the typical Hispanic household with $6,325. White households, by comparison, had $113,149, the study found.
  • Waters opens NAACP conference with fiery defense of race-conscious politics

    07/26/2011 12:58:14 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 40 replies
    Los Angeles Wave ^ | July 25, 2011 | Andre Herndon
    Rep. Maxine Waters delivered a blistering defense of race-conscious politics on Sunday, telling thousands of delegates to the NAACP's national convention that conservative politicians are actively working to roll back the voting rights of African-Americans ahead of the 2012 presidential election. "With only 15 months left before the next presidential election, Republicans are rewriting voting laws to require photo identification at the polls, reduce the number of days of early voting and to enhance voting restrictions against ex-felons and out-of-state students," Waters said, citing legislation signed into law by GOP governors in Texas, Wisconsin and Florida.
  • Poll: GOP gains big with white voters

    07/22/2011 8:13:38 PM PDT · by neverdem · 96 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/22/11 | Cameron Joseph
    Democrats' advantage over Republicans in partisan affiliation is way down from 2008 as white voters have turned against them, according to a poll released Friday by the Pew Research Center. While minority voters continue to support Democrats in large numbers, what was just a two-point Republican edge among whites in 2008 has grown to a 13-point advantage today. Republican gains among white voters are "particularly pronounced among the young and poor," according to the report. White voters under age 30 now break for Republicans by an 11-point margin; in 2008 they broke for Democrats by a seven-point margin. This could...
  • Jackson Lee: Congress complicating debt ceiling because Obama is black

    07/15/2011 1:15:18 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 200 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | July 15, 2011 | Josiah Ryan
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Friday strongly suggested that members of Congress are making it difficult for President Obama to raise the debt ceiling because of his race. "I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president,” said Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Why is he different? And in my community, that is the question that we raise. In the minority community that is question that is being raised. Why is this president being treated so disrespectfully? Why has the debt limit been raised 60 times? Why did the...
  • DNC Race-Baiting Camouflages Vote Fraud

    06/09/2011 11:56:00 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 20 replies
    CFIF-Center for Individual Freedom ^ | 6-9-2011 | Quin Hillyer
    DNC Race-Baiting Camouflages Vote Fraud Quin Hillyer Thursday, June 9, 2011 "If there is a partisan or ideological bent to conservative attempts to de-fang the Left’s fraud snakes, it is born not of racial animus but of a legitimate need for protection of honest ballots." Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida Democrat, has ripped the scab from a deep wound in American politics.  The Left has spent years slinging at conservatives the calumny that we want to block access to the polls by minority groups.  The charge is a vile slander.  Yet in the space of just...
  • Plain White T’s Evil? ‘Diverse’ Group of Students Suspended for Claims of White Supremacy...

    05/30/2011 6:41:33 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 30, 2011 at 2:05pm by | Naked Emperor News
    SOQUEL, Calif. – Students banned from a Central Coast school for wearing a white t-shirt. On Wednesday, Soquel High School suspended at least two students. The students say it’s because of allegations, they’re part of a white supremacist group.
  • Allen West Gives Thumbs Down To Gingrich's Call To Bring Back Voter Literacy Tests

    05/17/2011 2:35:22 PM PDT · by Reese Hamm · 79 replies
    talkingpointsmemo ^ | 05/17/2011 | Eric Kleefeld
    Newt Gingrich is facing criticism for yet another idea he has floated during his presidential campaign -- that the country bring back tests for voting, which were banned by the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as a tool used to suppress African-American voters. Now, Think Progress reports, none other than Tea Party favorite Rep. Allen West (R-FL), an African-American, is disagreeing -- and referring to the sort of discrimination that his own parents faced.
  • Why Glenn Beck lost it (HERE COMES LUNCH! HURL!)

    04/30/2011 2:57:20 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 34 replies · 1+ views
    wapo ^ | Dana Milbank
    [snipets] When Beck’s show made its debut on Fox News Channel in January 2009, the nation was in the throes of an economic collapse the likes of which had not been seen since the 1930s. Beck’s angry broadcasts about the nation’s imminent doom perfectly rode the wave of fear that had washed across the nation, and the relatively unknown entertainer suddenly had 3 million viewers a night — and tens of thousands answering his call to rally at the Lincoln Memorial. But as the recession began to ease, Beck’s apocalyptic forecasts and ominous conspiracies became less persuasive, and his audience...
  • Gov. Patrick: Racism in birther movement

    04/12/2011 4:40:07 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Gov. Patrick: Racism in birther movement By: CNN's Leinz Vales New York (CNN) – In an interview with CNN's "In the Arena" host Eliot Spitzer, Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick admitted racism may be playing into the birther movement. Patrick, a close friend and political ally of the president, campaigned for him in 2008 and plans to appear with Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign. When asked whether questioning the president's birth certificate can be linked to racism, Patrick said, "Well, there might be."
  • Signs Using Racial Slur for Obama Reported at Kentucky Campus

    03/25/2011 10:16:56 AM PDT · by Baladas · 48 replies
    Lexingto Herald -Leader ^ | Mar 25, 2011 | Linda B. Blackford
    University of Kentucky officials are investigating two incidents in which someone hung signs that called President Barack Obama a racial epithet. On March 15, a professor noticed one such sign hanging on a door to the UK School of Law on South Limestone. He turned it in to campus police, who are investigating, said spokesman Jay Blanton. Early Thursday morning, third year law student Ches Clark said he found a sign affixed to a bus shelter on South Lime near Maxwelton Court. The sign said "How Do You Spell Nigger? OBAMA." The letters looked to be cut out of a...
  • Why is there no looting in Japan?

    03/14/2011 2:14:52 PM PDT · by NWFLConservative · 85 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | March 14th, 2011 | Ed West
    The landscape of parts of Japan looks like the aftermath of World War Two; no industrialised country since then has suffered such a death toll. The one tiny, tiny consolation is the extent to which it shows how humanity can rally round in times of adversity, with heroic British rescue teams joining colleagues from the US and elsewhere to fly out.
  • VIDEO: Cops and citizens looting Walmart after Katrina (compare that to Japan, with no looting)

    03/14/2011 8:24:52 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 39 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 8, 2007 | NBC Reporter
    VIDEO
  • Why is there no looting in Japan?

    03/14/2011 7:47:48 AM PDT · by LibsRJerks · 118 replies
    Telegraph ^ | March 14, 2011
    An amazing thing to ponder. Thankfully the world is taking notice.
  • Obama Calling Tea Party Racist Reveals A Far More Disturbing Reality

    03/10/2011 2:59:01 AM PST · by Scanian · 64 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | March 10, 2011 | Lloyd Marcus
    Please consider the validity of what I am about to say rather than having a knee jerk reaction dismissing it as being "over the top." Folks, we have an irresponsible egocentric evil man occupying the Oval Office. The Democrats and the liberal mainstream media sold the American people on Obama, "the man." Despite Obama's zero experience at running anything, they said a leader with his spirit and heart was "what we have been waiting for". Fearful of criticizing our first black president, politicians politely say, "President Obama's policies have been unfruitful," while ignoring the huge elephant in America's living room....
  • Sources: Man didn’t like Hispanics, so killed one at random (Illinois)

    03/05/2011 4:05:41 PM PST · by Graybeard58 · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Mar 5, 2011 | Frank Main
    The suspected killer flew from O’Hare Airport to Heathrow Airport in London to flee the country, Chicago Police say. But his plan hit a snag when he told British authorities he intended to work there. They said no thanks and sent him back to the United States in January, police said. That’s when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials at the airport in Newark, N.J., ran his name through a database and discovered he had been arrested in a murder in Chicago. It turned out that last year, Chicago Police detectives had questioned and released the man, Maurice Hudson, in...
  • Alternet’s Racist Tirade Against Herman Cain: “Black Garbage Pail Kid,” “Monkey” – CORE Condemns

    02/15/2011 7:01:31 AM PST · by justsaynomore · 34 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 2/15/11 | Dana Loesch
    Progressive website Alternet yesterday published a piece which called presidential contender Herman Cain a “black garbage pail kid,” “monkey,” and other slurs: As you know, I find black garbage pail kids black conservatives fascinating not because of what they believe, but rather because of how they entertain and perform for their White Conservative masters. [...] We always need a monkey in the window, for he/she reminds us of our humanity while simultaneously reinforcing a sense of our own superiority. Sadly, there are always folks who are willing to play that role because it pays so well. [...] Herman Cain–an ironic...
  • Bill Clinton Told to Stay Out of Chicago Politics

    12/29/2010 7:04:56 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 17 replies · 6+ views
    AP via cnsnews.com ^ | Wednesday, December 29, 2010 | Karen Hawkins,
    Chicago (AP) - U.S. Rep. Danny Davis has a message for former President Bill Clinton: Don't take sides in the Chicago mayor's race -- or else. Davis, a longtime friend of Clinton, warned the ex-president on Tuesday that he could jeopardize his "long and fruitful relationship" with the black community if he campaigns for former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel instead of one of the two leading black candidates running -- Davis or former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun.
  • Sheila Jackson Lee: Racist Limbaugh Will Be "Eating His Words"

    11/18/2010 6:38:00 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 81 replies
    realclearpolitics.com/video ^ | 11/16/2010 | realclearpolitics.com/video
    Realclear Politics Video:Sheila Jackson Lee: Racist Limbaugh Will Be "Eating His Words"
  • NYT: NAACP Releases Report on Tea Party

    10/20/2010 9:16:32 AM PDT · by maggief · 48 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 20, 2010 | KATE ZERNIKE
    The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization declares the Tea Party “permeated with concerns about race” in a new report that is likely to reignite a feud between the two groups. The report by the NAACP, released Wednesday morning, argues that Tea Party groups “have given platform to anti-Semites, racists, and bigots,” and have attracted white nationalists looking for recruits. “The Tea Party movement has unleashed a still inchoate political movement who are in their numerical majority, angry middle class white people who believe their country, their nation, has been taken from them,” argues the report, called Tea Party...
  • NAACP releases report accusing tea party groups of links to bigots

    10/20/2010 7:51:41 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 52 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | Oct. 19, 2010 | Judy L. Thomas
    Three months ago in Kansas City, the NAACP first raised charges of racism within the tea party movement. Today a report is being released accusing tea party groups of providing platforms to anti-Semites and other bigots. “These groups and individuals are out there, and we ignore them at our own peril,” said NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous in a statement announcing the report. “They are speaking at tea party events, recruiting at rallies, and in some cases remain in the tea party leadership itself.”
  • Hispanic Group Angry About "Racist" Campaign Ad: Demands Apology From Sen. Vitter (R-LA)

    10/09/2010 9:49:51 PM PDT · by montag813 · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Stand with Arizona (YouTube) ^ | 10-10-2010 | Stand with Arizona (Facebook)
    Boo freakin' hoo! The Louisiana Hispanic Chamber of Congress chick is mad because Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) dares to use the word "illegals" 4 times in his effective ad against an opponent (Charlie Melancon) who supported laws that help illegal aliens. Poor baby. The truth hurts. She also makes an absurd statement that "the majority of those here illegally are not even Latino". In fact, 61% are from Mexico alone. But compounding her error she goes after "blonde, blue eyed waitresses" supposedly from Eastern Europe. Uh, who's being "racist" now? Youtube Link HERE To see Sen. Vitter's great ad click...
  • Huh? Obama Invokes Slavery to Rally Democratic Base

    10/01/2010 1:51:06 PM PDT · by Justaham · 59 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall ^ | 10-1-10 | Guy Benson
    This seems a little...inappropriate, doesn't it? At another point, he told Democrats upset at a perceived lack of progress to think of the patience of onetime slaves. "You know, the slaves sitting around a fire singing freedom songs, they weren't sure when slavery would end, but they understood it was going to end," he said. Confirmed: The president has himself a new talking point. CBS' Mark Knoller tweets that he said it again: Obama says people are impatient but "now's not the time to quit...it took time to free the slaves...ultimately we'll make progress." I sincerely would like to know...
  • Attacks on the rise; similar beatings reported in 2008

    10/01/2010 8:50:35 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 22 replies
    The News-Gazette ^ | 9/28/2010
    CHAMPAIGN – The number of reports of beatings to white men in Champaign appear to be coming in quicker than police can even process them. Champaign detective Sgt. John Schweighart said police received three more reports since late Thursday night. At 10:45 p.m. Thursday, a 36-year-old man was attacked by four black males, who first asked him for a cigarette, then punched his face and knocked him to the ground. Mike Sola, 50, was attacked in the 1100 block of Crescent Drive about 9:30 p.m. Friday from behind by at least two black males as he left a high school...
  • Democrat Rep. Loretta Sanchez race-baiting Vietnamese immigrants on Univision

    She's running against Van Tran, who is Vietnamese and her Republican challenger, and apparently she's nervous enough about Tran to say stupid race-baiting stuff like this:
  • Shocking video of race-baiting Dem Congresswoman (Sanchez)

    09/22/2010 8:27:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 22, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    Rep. Loretta Sanchez has never distinguished herself as an intelligent woman, but now it is clear that she is an idiot. How else to explain her appearance in Spanish-language Univision TV openly race-baiting? Breitbart TV found the video:     Race-Baiting Dem Congresswoman Tells Latinos the Vietnamese Are Trying to Take Away Their Seat Does Sanchez think that because she was speaking in Spanish that she would somehow have immunity, or that nobody would notice? This kind of expression is repulsive racism. Imagine if someone said the blacks and Democrats were going to take away a seat from whites. Orange...
  • Reeling In the Real Jim Clyburn

    09/22/2010 8:20:46 PM PDT · by jbjd · 4 replies
    "jbjd" blog ^ | 09.22.10 | jbjd
    © 2010 jbjdI had wanted to write an article featuring the role played by House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) in orchestrating the race-baiting campaign that catapulted Obama post Nevada and New Hampshire away from becoming just another also-ran in the Democratic Party's primary and caucus contests; and into position to steal the nomination. If this was that article I had in mind, I would have opened with this video of Mr. Clyburn's famous annual fish fry, from April 27, 2007. Super Delegate Clyburn Endorses Obama at SC Fish Fry in April 2007 But this is not that article....