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  • ‘Kill the Bill’: Video From Health Care Protest Seems to Be Slur Free

    03/21/2010 4:20:26 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 28 replies · 1,023+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 3/21/2010 | Breitbart
    I was not at this particular location but people were AIRING their opinion of the bill in the same way. Gee... I never thought booing and telling our congress to "kill the bill" was illegal and wrong? This sounds like a plant and another way to smear the TRUE AMERICANS that want to save this country and freedom. Like i said in another the post the mood was more "get down to business" but never like they are reporting. BTW, I saw 7-8 black people in my section.... are they racists?
  • Tea party protesters use racial epithet against Georgia's John Lewis

    03/20/2010 10:02:59 PM PDT · by teg_76 · 65 replies · 2,362+ views
    WASHINGTON — Demonstrators outside the U.S. Capitol , angry over the proposed health care bill, shouted "nigger" Saturday at U.S. Rep. John Lewis , a Georgia congressman and civil rights icon who was nearly beaten to death during an Alabama march in the 1960s.
  • ABC: Anti-ObamaCare Protest ‘Turned Very Ugly’ with ‘Racial and Homophobic Slurs’

    03/21/2010 12:23:54 AM PDT · by ICAB9USA · 132 replies · 3,094+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/20/10 | Brent Baker
    Though by their own count “thousands” of anti-ObamaCare protesters gathered outside the Capitol building on Saturday, ABC decided to smear the entire cause by stressing the despicable actions of a handful or even fewer as anchor David Muir announced in setting up the first story on Saturday’s World News: “Protesters against the plan gathered on the streets of the capital where late today we learned words shouted turned very ugly, reports of racial and homophobic slurs, one protester actually spitting on a Congressman.” Following the lead story on President Barack Obama’s pep talk to House Democrats, and before Jonathan Karl’s...
  • Hallelujah! New Dem Claim: "It was a chorus" calling John Lewis a n***** at Tea Party Protest

    03/20/2010 7:03:59 PM PDT · by kristinn · 97 replies · 3,352+ views
    Saturday, March 20, 2010 | Kristinn
    A Democrat Congressman who says he was a few yards behind Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) as he was walking between Congressional buildings today when Lewis was allegedly called a n***** by Tea Party protesters says that it was actually a chorus of voices calling Lewis a n*****.Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo) is quoted by McClatchy Newspapers as saying he "distinctly heard" Lewis called a n*****:"It was a chorus," Cleaver said. "In a way, I feel sorry for those people who are doing this nasty stuff - they're being whipped up. I decided I wouldn't be angry with any of them."Politico has...
  • Video Surfaces of John Lewis "N*****" Incident at Tea Party Protest on Capitol Hill

    03/20/2010 7:55:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 355 replies · 17,662+ views
    Saturday, March 20, 2010 | Kristinn
    A video has surfaced this evening of the incident today involving civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Tea Party protesters on Capitol Hill.Rep. Lewis has alleged that he was called a n***** by the protesters. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN), who was walking with Rep. Lewis, says he heard the word n***** fifteen times.Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) claims "It was a chorus" of people yelling "n*****."The video, filmed by Marooned in Marin and posted at YouTube, shows Reps. Lewis and Carson walking together, with Rep. Cleaver several yards behind as they fight their way through the Tea Party patriots...
  • CNN Reports: Protesters Shout Racial And Gay Slurs At Lewis And Frank (none heard on camera)

    03/20/2010 4:28:17 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 63 replies · 2,148+ views ^ | 03/20/10 | Colby Hall
    “Rising tensions on Capitol Hill” is a cliche in cable news, but it may never have been apt than today. With the House of Representatives currently negotiating a controversial vote on a Senate bill that aims to reform health care, protesters have gathered to voice their opposition to the bill. CNN’s Capitol Hill reporter Dana Bash reports today of personally witnessing epithets being used towards John Lewis (D-GA) and Barney Frank (D-MA) by protesters that had been identified earlier as “Tea Party people.” VIDEO AT LINK
  • CNN Claim: John Lewis Called a N*****, Barney Frank Called Sexual Slur by Tea Party Protesters

    03/20/2010 2:19:26 PM PDT · by kristinn · 173 replies · 5,757+ views
    Saturday, March 20, 2010 | Kristinn
    CNN's Capitol Hill correspondent Dana Bash is reporting that Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), a black Congressman who is a Civil Rights era icon, was called a "n*****" by Tea Party protesters gathered on Capitol Hill today to rally against the Democrat's healthcare bill.Bash also reported Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) was called a slur related to his homosexuality by Tea Party protesters.No video so far of either incident.Bash did note that the most constant and resonant words of the Tea Party protesters were "Kill the bill!" And that that chant was inescapable on the Hill today.
  • Watermelons, Washington, and What We Call News Today (Rather Dan Apologizes for Slur - sort of)

    03/10/2010 10:43:03 PM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies · 308+ views
    Link only - Watermelons, Washington, and What We Call News Today
  • Video: Donny Deutsch calls Marco Rubio a “coconut”;

    Such is my ignorance of this particular slur that I didn’t grasp the outrage when I first watched the clip. I took “coconut” to be some sort of archaic Three-Stooges-esque putdown, like “dimbulb” or “numbskull.” Turns out that the boss emeritus has been dealing with it for decades, just as black conservatives have had to deal with the “Oreo” nonsense. A review of the transcript at Newsbusters makes me think, yeah, that’s exactly how Deutsch intended it:
  • Washington State Rep Smears Tea Party. Email Request For An Apology and His Response.

    02/22/2010 8:28:26 PM PST · by jonrick46 · 21 replies · 5,055+ views ^ | February 22, 2010 | Jim Walker
    DATE: 02/22/2010 RE: WA Rep. Geoff Simpson Response For Using Porn Term 'Teabagger' During Televised Debate Of I-960 Suspension After repeated attempts to contact WA State Rep. Geoff Simpson for an apology/retraction for using a porn term during televised debate on TVW last week, I finally receieved an email response. You can read the exhange below. At the bottom of this page, I have included links to the TVW video, and the email address for Rep. Simpson. ------------------------------------------------------------ Subject: Re: Your comments on I-960 From: Date: Mon, February 22, 2010 10:24 am To: Still waiting for an apology...
  • Century-Old Slur Erased From Santa Monica Mountains Maps

    02/21/2010 2:58:33 PM PST · by Steelfish · 76 replies · 2,064+ views
    LATimes ^ | February 21, 2010
    Century-Old Slur Erased From Santa Monica Mountains Maps February 20, 2010 A century-old slur was erased Saturday as authorities ceremoniously renamed a Santa Monica Mountains peak to commemorate a black pioneer who established a homestead at its base in 1880. What had long been designated on "Negrohead Mountain" on official maps is now "Ballard Mountain" in honor of John Ballard, who worked as a blacksmith and firewood vendor from his 160 acres in the Seminole Springs area. About 25 of Ballard’s descendants were among a crowd of 90 who watched as a plaque bearing the settler’s name was unveiled near...
  • Juvenile: WaPo’s Milbank Calls Prospective Florida GOP Senate Nominee Rubio 'The Anti-Crist'

    02/20/2010 5:19:15 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 4 replies · 302+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | February 20, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    The comedic ingenuity that is adorning the pages of The Washington Post these days is astonishing, but not exactly in a good way. Dana Milbank, one-half of the duo that sent panic throughout the newsroom at the Post last year after producing a video with his colleague Chris Cillizza that suggested President Barack Obama would serve a brew called "Mad Bitch Beer" to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton if she were to attend a White House-style beer summit, is still at it with the shtick. In his Feb. 19 "Washington Sketch" column, Milbank declared Marco Rubio, an opponent of Florida...
  • Maher Suggests Obama Stick Tea Bag Up Beck's Anatomy

    02/15/2010 10:51:16 AM PST · by melwFN · 39 replies · 1,163+ views ^ | 2/15/10 | melwFN
    Bill Maher granted an interview to Patrick Gavin of, and he employed several profanities in denouncing the emerging conservatives on the political scene. He insisted new Sen. Scott Brown will be "a real a**hole" and "a regular Gandhi – if Gandhi took off his diaper and posed for Cosmo."
  • Tea Bag Movement: Harbinger of Fascism?

    02/13/2010 11:03:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 90 replies · 2,220+ views
    Political Cortex ^ | February 10, 2010 | Bill Hare
    Anybody inclined to laugh off the current Tea Bag Movement as just a passing fancy involving a few isolated kooks had better guess again. Analyze what was said at the group's recent convention where Sarah Palin regaled her audience along with the series of preceding rallies cheer led by Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and others and a disturbing trend surfaces. These Teabaggers hold some discomforting points in common with the Brownshirts of Germany's pre-Third Reich period. Many from the progressive movement in Germany during that period laughed off the appearance of "a funny looking little man with a mustache" along...
  • Palin says she agrees with Limbaugh's use of the 'r-word.'!

    02/08/2010 2:05:59 PM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 10 replies · 718+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 2-8-10 | James
    Videos: "Rush was using satire, don't ya get it...Grow up!" Palin essentially says! (If you've already seen it, don't click on it) Rush did NOT use the "F" word....Rohm E. did! Her point....big difference!
  • Rahm Emanuel "Retarded" Comment Puts Offensiveness in Spotlight

    02/04/2010 6:17:04 AM PST · by CharlesWayneCT · 26 replies · 481+ views
    ABC News ^ | Feb 3, 2010 | DEVIN DWYER
    White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's verbal indiscretion -- referring to some liberal activists as "f**king retarded" -- has shined a spotlight on just how pervasive the R-word is in American conversation, and how offensive it can be for millions of Americans. ... But Kirsten Seckler, spokeswoman for the Special Olympics, told ABC News that people need to realize the word packs a punch even if it's not meant that way. The group is leading the charge to eliminate the term in casual conversation with its Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at "We aren't trying...
  • Palin's campaign against the "R-word" hits snag with Limbaugh

    02/05/2010 1:59:38 PM PST · by presidio9 · 108 replies · 2,448+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Feb 5, 2010 | Brett Michael Dykes
    Sarah Palin's campaign against the derogatory usage of the word "retard" collided with her campaign to maintain her popularity with conservatives today, with confusing results. A Palin spokeswoman seemed to back away from earlier criticism of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. Yesterday, when asked for comment on Limbaugh's use of the "r" word in a recent broadcast, Palin spokeswoman told Greg Sargent of the Washington Post, "Governor Palin believes crude and demeaning name-calling at the expense of others is disrespectful." Today, Stapleton claims the statement was meant generally and she was not specifically referring to Limbaugh. Still, she declined to...
  • Palin Camp Fires Back at Washington Post

    02/04/2010 5:20:31 PM PST · by curth · 12 replies · 982+ views
    Fox News Blogs ^ | February 4, 2010 - 7:00 PM | Jake Gibson
    Sarah Palin, the former Governor of Alaska, Republican mega-star and Fox News contributor, was quick to fire back at Washington Post blog, The Plum Line, for a report that Palin is at war with conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. Sarah Palin spokesperson Meg Stapleton told Fox, "The Washington Post is trying hard to take the pressure off the White House by creating a side controversy, but it is missing the point: as the Governor has said, it doesn't matter who says the "r" word: it should no longer be part of our lexicon." Limbaugh used the "r" word...
  • [Governor] Sarah Palin Calls on Obama to Fire Rahm Emanuel for Offensive Comment

    02/02/2010 9:44:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1,004+ views
    CBS News ^ | February 2, 2010 | Stephanie Condon
    Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Monday called for President Obama to fire his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, because of an offensive comment he reportedly made. At an August strategy session of liberal groups and White House aides, the Wall Street Journal recently reported, Emanuel told liberals they were "F-ing retarded" for planning to air attack ads against conservative Democrats opposed to health care reform. Palin, whose youngest child has Down Syndrome, said in a Facebook note that "our president is doing himself a disservice by seeming to condone Rahm's recent sick and offensive tactic." "I would...
  • JD Hayworth, the Americanization Doctrine, and Nazism (JD Is a nazi lover -BARF ALERT)

    01/27/2010 10:26:47 AM PST · by pissant · 50 replies · 919+ views
    Race for 2012 ^ | 1/25/10 | Kris Lorelli
    Grassroots conservatives are jumping for joy at the prospect of a challenge to Senator McCain in the 2010 Arizona Republican primary. Leading this charge is controversial talk-show host and former Congressman, JD Hayworth. Although Hayworth is on the correct side of most economic and security issues facing America in 2010, the roots of his ideological views are disturbing, even to the most conservative and libertarian activist. Hayworth is one of America’s most vocal supporters of the ‘Americanization’ doctrine. This doctrine goes beyond the policies of English only and immigrant assimilation into the American culture. The re-birth of this movement in...
  • Let’s Tell AP Board: “No Teabag!”

    01/24/2010 10:00:44 AM PST · by jessduntno · 56 replies · 1,285+ views
    redstate ^ | Today
    Let’s Tell AP Board: “No Teabag!” Posted by minncon (Profile) Saturday, January 23rd at 7:23PM EST AP published a piece by Charles Babington recently in which it used the word “teabaggers” to describe supporters of the Tea Party movement. As many elsewhere on the web (h/t to have noted, by using it AP is mainstreaming the obnoxious term. Let’s say “enough.” I’m writing every board member of AP and objecting, and I hope you will join me. Below are some AP board members and contact information ... If you come up with better info, please post... NOTE: Most of...
  • Schumer Pulls 'Tea-Bagger' Card on GOP Candidate Brown

    01/14/2010 3:28:39 PM PST · by jessduntno · 34 replies · 954+ views
    Schumer Pulls 'Tea-Bagger' Card on GOP Candidate Brown New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who famously hammered then-Sen. Alfonse D'Amato for calling him a "putz-head" in their hot 1998 campaign, was accused Thursday of stepping into the gutter himself after he sent out a fundraising e-mail in which he called Massachusetts Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown a "far-right tea-bagger."
  • Send Sen. Schumer a message! Tea PARTIERS, not "tea-baggers"...

    01/14/2010 10:38:21 AM PST · by Onos · 23 replies · 864+ views
    National Review ^ | 13 Jan 2010 | Jim Geraghty
    Schumer: Brown a "Far-Right Tea-Bagger" In a fundraising e-mail on Martha Coakley's behalf, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) calls Scott Brown a "far-right tea-bagger Republican." (start quote) ----------------------- Dear Friend, I got the message below from Ted Kennedy's widow, Vicki, and I wanted to make sure you saw it. Martha Coakley is running to fill the rest of Ted Kennedy's term, and her opponent is a far-right tea-bagger Republican. It would be bad enough to lose this seat — and Democrats' sixtieth vote in the Senate — right before the final health care reform vote. But it would be even...
  • Loud Protests on NPR's 'Tea Party' Cartoon (NPR's weak response)

    01/07/2010 10:19:23 PM PST · by Politicalmom · 18 replies · 1,389+ views
    NPR ^ | 1-8-10 | Alicia Shepard
    For nearly two months, the animated political cartoon sat on virtually unnoticed. And then someone discovered it, was disgusted and launched it into the blogosphere -- making it a raucous rallying point for conservatives. The conservative tom-tom was extremely impressive. When the "Learn to Speak Tea Bag" cartoon making fun of "Tea Party" activists was published on Nov.12, there were 5 comments. By 6 p.m. this past Monday, there were 258. By Wednesday night, over 1,100 people had commented and it was still the most-recommended link on NPR's web site. On Monday and Tuesday, calls came in every 10...
  • npr insults Tea Party citizens on our dime

    01/04/2010 11:35:35 AM PST · by Atomic Vomit · 19 replies · 1,505+ views
    npr ^ | 1/4/10 | npr
    Have a look at this piece of cartoon "humour" appearing today at npr's site. A disgraceful taxpayer-funded attack on patriotic Americans engaged in their civil right to speak freely.The liberal parasites at npr mock us. Register in comment and join the avalanche of commenters who call npr what it is- ugly and rotten.Privatize npr in 2011!
  • NPR Teaches You How to Speak "Tea Bag"

    01/04/2010 12:29:25 PM PST · by ocr1 · 6 replies · 771+ views
    Ace of Spades ^ | 1-04-2010 | Ace
    NPR Teaches You How to Speak "Tea Bag" Why am I linking? Because you paid for this -- you might as well enjoy the fruits of your labor. You ponied up good hard cash, that could have gone to your retirement, or a kid's braces, or a new plasma tv, so that NPR could insult you as stupid and crazy. And a "teabagger." NPR -- time for them to go. Definitely click -- you are paying for their servers, after all. Thanks to EdwardR. and others.
  • Lib Reporter Says Protesters Were Asking For It When the Media Labeled Them “Teabaggers”

    12/28/2009 2:07:04 PM PST · by Steelfish · 33 replies · 1,309+ views
    GatewayPundit.FirstThings ^ | December 28, 2009
    Lib Reporter Says Protesters Were Asking For It When the Media Labeled Them “Teabaggers” Monday, December 28, 2009 Jim Hoft The corruption of the state-run media continues… Liberal Chicago Tribune reporter Clarence Page says old ladies carrying protest signs are “asking for it” when they are called “teabaggers“: NewsBusters reported: The bitterness toward the tea party movement continues to go on and on. Case in point – Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page, who on the Dec. 27 broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” deemed it “The Most Defining Political Moment” of 2009, but refused to call it the “tea party.” Instead,...
  • Teabagger? Chicago Tribune Columnist Says Protesters ‘Asked for That Name’ (video)

    12/28/2009 1:23:44 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies · 1,828+ views
    The McLaughlin Group ^ | Dec.28, 2009
    Clarence Page: "Now they regret it."
  • Genius Envy: MSNBC Host Says Dennis Miller, Bill O'Reilly "Barely Qualify as Men"

    12/21/2009 4:41:07 AM PST · by · 30 replies · 1,616+ views ^ | December 21, 2009 | Ben Johnson
    Does Ed Schultz read my blog? I have long held MSNBC host Ed Schultz's erratic behavior stems from his political and professional status, envy at those whose careers surpass his. As David Swindle noted in the roll-out of this series, "Ben’s posts on Schultz are collected and all future articles will be collected here under the series name 'Genius Envy' a play on a well-known Freudian term." I came up with the name "Genius Envy" to highlight the way much of Ed's incendiary rhetoric seems to be rooted in his offended masculinity. I was gratified to see my thesis...
  • Do Liberals Think It’s Okay to Call a Black Man the N-Word?

    12/06/2009 1:13:08 PM PST · by AJKauf · 11 replies · 791+ views
    PAjamas Media ^ | Dec. 7 | Mary Grabar
    There’s nothing that liberals hate more than a black person who achieves success without their help. While the president of the United States gets worked up about a policeman who arrests a clearly out-of-control “scholar” (Henry Louis Gates Jr.) who enjoys a cushy job advancing the notion that blacks were, are, and always will be victims, he says nothing about his close supporters, SEIU thugs, ganging up on a black man trying to sell merchandise at an August health care town hall. Professors who refuse to teach Huckleberry Finn because of its realistic dialogue ignore the fact that eyewitnesses heard...
  • Chiefs cut Larry Johnson.

    11/09/2009 8:37:27 AM PST · by izzatzo · 18 replies · 1,247+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/09/09 | AP
    <p>KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have released troubled running back Larry Johnson.</p>
  • Obama Uses Crude Gay-Baiting Sexual Slur to Attack Tea Party Protesters

    11/08/2009 8:09:38 AM PST · by kristinn · 261 replies · 16,523+ views
    Sunday, November 8, 2009 | Kristinn
    Barack Hussein Obama II, used a crude gay-baiting sexual slur to denigrate Tea Party patriots in a talk with House Democrats yesterday on Capitol Hill, reported the New York Times:According to Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, who supports the health care bill, the president asked, “Does anybody think that the teabag, anti-government people are going to support them if they bring down health care? All it will do is confuse and dispirit” Democratic voters “and it will encourage the extremists.”The word 'teabag' is used to describe a sexual practice popular in the homosexual community. Earlier this year as the anti-big...
  • Nidal Malik Hasan, Suspected Fort Hood Shooter, Was Called "Camel Jockey"

    11/06/2009 8:12:02 AM PST · by Saije · 242 replies · 4,123+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/6/2009 | Brian Ross
    Fort Hood shooting suspect, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, wanted out of the Army after being constantly harassed by others in the military and was called a "camel jockey," his family said. As Hasan was about to be deployed to Iraq, he was suffering from some of the same stresses that he was trained as an Army psychiatrist to treat. Although the 39-year-old had just been promoted to major in May, his family says he had hired a lawyer to help him get out of the Armed Forces. "Apparently became very disgruntled in the mission in Iraq and Afghanistan and voiced...
  • Jim Moran Calls GOP the "Taliban Ticket"

    11/02/2009 12:21:17 PM PST · by freespirited · 51 replies · 1,822+ views
    WaPo ^ | 11/02/09 | Amy Gardner
    Always good copy, U.S. Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) likened the Republican ticket in Virginia this year to Afghanistan's radical Taliban movement in comments broadcast Sunday by WAMU radio. At a get-out-the-vote rally in Fairfax County, Moran said: "I mean, if the Republicans were running in Afghanistan, they'd be running on the Taliban ticket as far as I can see." Moran was talking about Republicans Robert F. McDonnell for governor, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and state Sen. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, who is running for attorney general. By some accounts, the three represent the most conservative Republican ticket to...
  • Larry Johnson Banned for Gay Tweets, Slurs

    10/28/2009 1:17:20 PM PDT · by DogBarkTree · 59 replies · 2,241+ views ^ | Oct 28, 2009
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson issued his second apology in the past yearTuesday and was told to stay away from the team while the NFL and the Chiefs complete their investigation into his use of a gay slur.. his references to the media in this week's controversial "tweets" to his fans. As Johnson was releasing his apology, a national gay rights advocacy organization called on the league and the team to take disciplinary action against the two-time Pro Bowler. The latest chapter in Johnson's stormy career began Sunday night when he questioned coach Todd...
  • NFL Star Punished in Wake of Gay Slur

    10/27/2009 8:34:42 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 116 replies · 3,909+ views
    TMZ ^ | October 27, 2009
    Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson just issued an apology for hurling a gay slur at reporters yesterday -- but it was too late ... the team has already sidelined him from team activities. Here's Johnson's apology: First of all, I want to apologize to the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs and the rest of the NFL, Commissioner Goodell, the Chiefs organization, Coach Todd Haley, his staff, and my teammates for the words I used yesterday" "I regret my actions. The words were used by me in frustration, and they were not appropriate. I did not intend to...
  • The GOP's Jewish Slur

    10/23/2009 1:07:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies · 1,811+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 10/21/09 | Peter Beinart
    The Anti-Defamation League is up in arms over two South Carolina Republicans’ revival of an old stereotype. Peter Beinart asks: Is calling Jews thrifty really so offensive? This week, in an act of vicious anti-Semitism, Edwin O. Merwin Jr. and James S. Ulmer, chairmen of the Bamberg County and Orangeburg County, South Carolina, Republican parties, respectively, co-authored an op-ed in which they accused Jews of taking good care of their money. “Jews who are wealthy,” they wrote, “got that way not by watching dollars but instead by taking care of the pennies and the dollars taking care of themselves.” Then...
  • Teacher warned for slurs in class (gay mafia fears)

    10/14/2009 3:12:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 54 replies · 3,178+ views
    Kane County Chronicle ^ | 10/13/2009 | Eric Schelkopf
    GENEVA – Geneva School Board members voted Tuesday night to issue a warning against a Geneva High School teacher, who a student claimed made a homosexual slur in his classroom last week. The notice against teacher David Burk states that any further improprieties could result in dismissal. Geneva High School senior Jordan Hunter, who is gay and said he was personally offended by the remark, did not think the board's action went far enough. He believed Burk should have been fired. "I'm just disappointed," Hunter said. "I'm shocked, really. This is not an acceptable end result." According to Hunter, Burk...
  • Schultz Slurs Schlafly, Morris, Liz Cheney

    09/29/2009 6:51:08 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies · 1,003+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Liberals like to style themselves as being above ageism, lookism, sexism and judgementalism when it comes to sexual predilections. But in one fell show, Ed Schultz managed to indulge in all of the above. On his MSNBC show this evening, Schultz mocked: * 85-year old Phyllis Schlafly for her looks; * Dick Morris for the way he got his kicks; and * Liz Cheney as her "daddy's little girl." View video here.
  • Video: Dingell says town-hall protests remind him of the Klan

    08/11/2009 9:03:11 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 51 replies · 1,351+ views
    Hot Air ^ | August 11, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and Steny Hoyer have called the constituents speaking out against ObamaCare at town halls “un-American,” and that didn’t slow them down. Will calling them “racists” do it? MS-NBC’s Ed Schultz tosses a softball to Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), last seen being flummoxed by his own constituents last week. At the time, Dingell dismissed his critics as “infiltrators.” Today, they’re the equivalent of the Ku Klux Klan (via The Weekly Standard): What message has the House Democratic leadership sent this week to voters in their district? If you show up to town halls to criticize us, you’re...
  • Why is it that we Conservatives allow the word "Redneck"?

    08/11/2009 5:27:20 AM PDT · by netmilsmom · 88 replies · 2,154+ views
    vanity | 8/11/09 | me
    I have a question. Why do conservatives allow ourselves to be called "Rednecks". I'm on YouTube and Digg. When a poster calls us uneducated Rednecks, no one says a word. Why don't we own this word? Why aren't we framing the conversation? I find it insulting to be called a dumb Redneck. Much more than to be called a dumb Pollack, because at least I'm Polish. If macaca is insulting, why is Redneck okay?
  • Boston Cop Who Sent 'Jungle Monkey' E-Mail Sues

    08/06/2009 10:14:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 825+ views
    CNN ^ | Thu August 6, 2009
    A Boston police officer is suing the city after he was suspended for referring to a black Harvard professor as a "banana-eating jungle monkey" in an e-mail. Boston police Officer Justin Barrett apologized for his e-mail about Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "If I'm charged with a crime I want a chance to answer. I want the chance for a fair hearing," Officer Justin Barrett told CNN on Tuesday. Barrett has apologized and denied he is a racist. His lawsuit claims his civil rights have been violated; Barrett's lawyer said the words referring to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. were...
  • Hawaii coach takes voluntary pay cut (used "gay slur" at WAC football meetings)

    08/01/2009 11:38:57 AM PDT · by GOP_Raider · 48 replies · 1,530+ views ^ | 31 July 2009 | Unattributed
    HONOLULU -- Hawaii coach Greg McMackin was suspended for 30 days without pay and has volunteered to take an additional 7 percent pay cut from his $1.1 million salary for making a derogatory comment while describing Notre Dame's chant before last year's Hawaii Bowl. In a room full of players, assistant coaches and boosters, a tearful McMackin addressed reporters late Friday after meeting with school officials for several hours. "I just want to say I made a big mistake. I want to apologize to everyone and anyone that I offended with my remarks," he said. "I'm committed to do whatever...
  • Complete text of Officer Barrett's e-mail (Boston Cop Attacks Gates)

    07/31/2009 3:17:46 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 21 replies · 1,840+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | July 31, 2009 | Justin Barrett
    Complete text of Officer Barrett's e-mail Below is the text of Boston Police Officer Justin Barrett's e-mail sent to Globe columnist Yvonne Abraham following her July 21, 2009, column about the arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr. The message was sent all in one paragraph. Punctuation and spelling are the author's.
  • McMackin apologizes for slur

    07/30/2009 6:46:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies · 1,014+ views
    AP ^ | July 30, 2009
    HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii coach Greg McMackin apologized Thursday for making a derogatory remark while describing Notre Dame's chant during a dinner banquet leading up to last year's Hawaii Bowl. McMackin used the gay slur during a media briefing at the Western Athletic Conference football preview in Salt Lake City. After the remark, he uttered it two more times while trying to explain himself. After the briefing, McMackin returned to the reporters and apologized for using the "inappropriate" word.
  • Officer suspended for Gates slur in e-mail

    07/30/2009 10:14:22 AM PDT · by FromLori · 28 replies · 1,132+ views
    <p>An officer in the Boston Police Department was suspended yesterday for allegedly writing a racially charged e-mail about Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. to colleagues at the National Guard, a law enforcement official said. Mayor Thomas M. Menino compared the officer to a cancer and said he is "gone, g-o-n-e'' from the force.</p>
  • 'Jungle monkey' e-mail jeopardizes Boston officer's job

    07/29/2009 9:03:39 PM PDT · by freed0misntfree · 52 replies · 1,762+ views
    CNN ^ | 07/29/09
    CNN) -- A Boston, Massachusetts, police officer who sent a mass e-mail in which he referred to Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. as "banana-eating" and a "bumbling jungle monkey" has been placed on administrative leave and faces losing his job. Officer Justin Barrett, 36, who is also an active member of the National Guard, sent an e-mail to some fellow Guard members, as well as the Boston Globe, in which he vented his displeasure with a July 22 Globe column about Gates' controversial arrest. The columnist, Yvonne Abraham, supported Gates' actions, asking readers, "Would you stand for this kind...
  • Boston police officer Justin Barrett called Gates a "jungle monkey" in [alleged] e-mail-UNCONFIRMED

    07/29/2009 1:07:27 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 39 replies · 2,605+ views
    BNO/Twitter ^ | July 29, 2009 | BNO Breaking News
    <p>From the BNO Newsroom.</p> <p>BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boston police officer Justin Barrett, 36-years-old, has been put on administrative leave after he used offensive language when referring to Harvard professor Henry Gates in an e-mail, who has been at the center of a controversial arrest last week.</p>
  • Shock video: Professor Gates goes on N-word rant

    07/27/2009 7:33:54 AM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 43 replies · 417+ views
    Shock video: Professor Gates goes on N-word rant 'We're also trying to end what we call the one n-gger syndrome' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: July 26, 2009 9:26 pm Eastern By Aaron Klein © 2009 WorldNetDaily A video has surfaced on YouTube of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. delivering a church speech in which he uses the N-word, rails against "racist historically white institutions in America" and accuses Newt Gingrich of attempting to block blacks from entering the middle class. Gates became a lightning rod of racial controversy when President Obama defended the professor, who was handcuffed in his home last...
  • Maloney apologizes for using N word (Democrat)

    07/20/2009 3:00:24 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 39 replies · 1,580+ views
    cnn ^ | 7/20/2009 | cnn
    New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat, apologized Monday for using the N word in a recent interview while recounting a phone call she had received. "I apologize for having repeated a word I find disgusting," Maloney said in a statement. "It's no excuse but I was so caught up in relaying the story exactly as it was told to me that, in doing so, I repeated a word that should never be repeated."