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  • Sadiq Khan: There are too many white men on Transport for London

    London's transport authority is far too dominated by white men, Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan said today. There are currently 13 white men on the Transport for London board and just three women. Khan said he would ensure the board better reflected the "diversity" of Londoners if he becomes mayor. "I will reshape TfL's board," he said during a speech in Brixton this morning. "It needs to better reflect London's diversity in the interest of Londoners."
  • White Men Should Stop Running For Office, Colorado Group Says

    05/05/2016 7:27:13 AM PDT · by massmike · 54 replies ^ | 05/05/2016 | Sam Brasch
    A new political action committee has one question for straight white men with political aspirations. "Dude, can you not?" It's a question embedded in the name of the organization. The Can You Not PAC plans to discourage straight white men from running for office in Colorado's diverse districts. The hope is that will clear the lane for female, minority and LGBTQ candidates.
  • US suicide rate rises sharply, especially among middle-aged whites

    04/22/2016 6:26:35 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 100 replies
    FoxNews (Health) ^ | April 22, 2016 | AP
    Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation's 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Suicides have long been most common among white people — particularly older white males. But most striking in the new report is the growth in whites ages 45 to 64. They were a third of suicide deaths in 2014, up from about a quarter in 1999. "The findings in this...
  • There may not be enough white men in America to elect Trump president

    03/04/2016 5:20:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Washington Post's The Plum Line ^ | March 4, 2016 | Greg Sargent
    That's the provocative thesis advanced by David Bernstein in a new piece for Politico Magazine: If Trump wins the GOP nomination, he will be testing the limits of a strategy that has long haunted the Republican Party. Since the civil rights era, the Republicans have relied heavily upon white male voters in order to overcome a disadvantage among minorities and some subsets of women. Mathematically, that was an easier strategy a half-century ago, when white men dominated the electorate. But as the GOP failed to broaden its coalition and the demographics of America have shifted dramatically, an ever-greater percentage of...
  • The middle-class white men problem

    02/07/2016 6:59:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | February 7, 2016 | James Poulos
    The most interesting question this year for political junkies is who - if anyone - can rebuild Ronald Reagan's electoral coalition. Plenty of candidates would like to do it, and plenty of them want to convince America right now that they're already doing it. But the key group of voters who could make that happen are up for grabs - and they're skeptical. The big cultural story of the year, it's now clear, is how elites and intellectuals now abruptly admit that downwardly mobile middle-class whites, especially men, have become an important constituency and a political problem. "As we know,"...
  • White men must be stopped: The very future of mankind depends on it

    12/23/2015 2:07:06 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 188 replies
    Salon ^ | 12/22/2015
    For 500 years, they've exploited their fellow man and plundered the planet. It's time they reign themselves in The future of life on the planet depends on bringing the 500-year rampage of the white man to a halt. For five centuries his ever more destructive weaponry has become far too common. His widespread and better systems of exploiting other humans and nature dominate the globe. The time for replacing white supremacy with new values is now. And just as some whites played a part in ending slavery, colonialism, Jim Crow segregation, and South African apartheid, there is surely a role...
  • Teacher: I Don’t Teach Shakespeare Because He’s White

    06/15/2015 9:13:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 127 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/15/2015 | Blake Neff
    The Washington Post has published a guest article by a California teacher arguing that American high school students shouldn’t read Shakespeare because he’s a dead, white man. Dana Dusbiber, who teaches English in Sacramento, says she avoids Hamlet and all the rest because her minority students shouldn’t be expected to study a “a long-dead, British guy” (Dusbiber herself is white). And while Shakespeare is widely regarded as the premier writer of the English language, able to timelessly portray themes central to the human experience, Dusbiber says he only is regarded that way because “some white people” ordained it and he...
  • Biker shootout libs going wacko over race in Waco

    05/26/2015 7:20:44 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 9 replies ^ | 5/26/15 | Selwyn Duke
    Leftists are upset about what they view as a double standard with respect to the Baltimore/Ferguson affair and the recent Waco gang shootout. They’re right, too – there sure is a double standard. And, as usual, it’s their own. Consider, for example, an Associated Press piece by one Jesse J. Holland titled “Differing perceptions of Waco, Baltimore bothering some.” Holland starts out writing that the “prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests. The main images of a fatal gun...
  • Who was involved in the deadly Waco biker brawl?

    05/19/2015 7:16:57 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 111 replies ^ | 5/19/15 | By Caitlin Dickson
    Who was involved in the deadly Waco biker brawl? “In 34 years of law enforcement, this is the most violent crime scene I have ever been involved in,” Waco Police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said following a biker gang shootout that left 9 dead and 18 others wounded in the parking lot of a busy shopping center Sunday. “There is blood everywhere.” Reports of the grisly brawl, which police said escalated from the bathroom to the bar and out into the parking lot of a restaurant called Twin Peaks, sound like a scene from a movie — or one of...
  • The Coming War On "White Men".Yet The Far Left Wont Blame White Women On Our Problems.

    05/11/2015 4:13:09 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 115 replies
    The far left will bring up their accusations that white men/and or jews are the cause of most of the worlds problems when they need to gin up a base as we get closer to election season. But what about "White Women", don't they share the same beliefs as "White Men"? White Women Marry White Men, so why can't the far left/liberals blame the women as well? Maybe it's a "Phony Scandal" to get the "Dumbfounded and Democrats" to vote Democrat in 2016 being all White Men are racists?
  • I Was Not Born a Racist

    12/10/2014 1:40:59 PM PST · by lifeofgrace · 8 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 12/10/14 | Steve Berman
      Cera Byers published a Facebook post, which was picked up by, addressed “to my white male Facebook friends”.  I never saw the post on Facebook, mostly because I’m not Facebook friends with Cera Byers.  I don’t know anything about her except the one sentence written at the bottom of the post. Cera Byer is a dancemaker and teacher based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her favorite Ninja Turtle is Donatello I am a white male, and since the post was republished on, I assumed it must also be addressed to me.  I may be wrong.  Perhaps...
  • Scared white guys spur Black Friday gun sales to record high

    12/03/2014 7:26:22 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 99 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 3, 2014 | Mark Morford
    How to unpack the creepy, disquieting factoid that gun sales over the Thanksgiving weekend shot, as it were, to a record high?

    06/24/2014 4:05:04 AM PDT · by kingattax · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jun 2014 | by NICK HALLETT
    Controversial columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is accused of making a series of racist remarks against white people, even going as far as to say she wants them to be a "lost species". According to Rod Liddle, when asked in a TV interview what she thought of white people, she responded: "I don't like them. I want them to be a lost species in a hundred years." Writing for the Sun this weekend, Liddle said: "Can you imagine what would happen if you or I said that about black men, or women? The police would get involved, pronto." He was writing after...
  • 'Disturbed white males' are the most dangerous people in the country: Michael Moore

    05/25/2014 3:57:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 108 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 25, 2014 | Alex Greig
    The filmmaker behind Bowling for Columbine has responded to calls for comment following the latest U.S. mass shooting. Michael Moore wrote a Facebook post describing America's national symbol as the gun, not the bald eagle. 'With due respect to those who are asking me to comment on last night’s tragic mass shooting ... I no longer have anything to say about what is now part of normal American life,' Moore wrote.
  • Study: Nearly half of black men, 38 percent of white men arrested at least once in US by 23

    01/20/2014 5:37:37 PM PST · by Innovative · 72 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Jan 20, 2014 | AP
    Nearly half of black men and 40 percent of white men are arrested at least once on non-traffic-related crimes by the time they turn 23. That's according to a new study. The estimates published this month by criminologists at the University of South Carolina and the University at Albany didn't rely on arrest records but on an annual federal survey of 7,000 young people who answered questions from 1997 to 2008. The authors found that by age 18, 30 percent of black men, 26 percent of Hispanic men and 22 percent of white men have been arrested. By 23, those...
  • Study: Nearly half of all black males are arrested by age 23

    01/06/2014 7:45:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 85 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/6/14 | Caroline May
    A new study released Monday found that nearly half of all black males and almost 40 percent of white males are arrested by the time they are 23-years old. The analysis of national data from 1997 to 2008 of teenagers and young adults’ arrest histories — excluding traffic violations — were published Monday in the journal of Crime & Delinquency. While there was variation in the rate of arrest between black and white men, there was little racial variation in the arrest rates among women of different races.
  • CNN's Stelter: Megyn Kelly Mightn't Have Insisted Santa Was White If Fox Had More Black Viewers

    12/15/2013 5:53:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 75 replies ^ | December 15, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    My nomination for the dumbest comment of the week by a television host on a news channel goes to CNN's Brian Stelter. While talking to Slate's Aisha Harris about the reaction to her article calling for Santa Claus to be a penguin, the new Reliable Sources host wondered if Megyn Kelly wouldn't have been so adamant about Santa being white if Fox News had more black viewers (video follows with transcript and commentary): BRIAN STELTER: You know, to tell you what I think for a minute, I kind of wonder if FOX had a different audience demographic, if she would...
  • Look, White Caucasian Boston Bombing Squirrels! (Are Tsarnaev brothers white?)

    04/22/2013 3:09:11 PM PDT · by drewh · 52 replies
    Legal Isurrection ^ | Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:30 | Posted by William A. Jacobson Look, White Caucasian Boston Bombing Squirrels! Posted by William A. Jacobson Monday, April 22, 2013 No one cares about the skin color of the Boston Marathon Bombers except to push back against people like David Sirota of who infamously hoped that a “white American” was responsible, and others in the media and left-blogosphere who were hoping that another Timothy McVeigh-looking person was the perp. I’m sure the victims don’t care about skin color. The push to make the Whiteness or Non-Whiteness of the bombers an issue continues with just as much gusto at and elsewhere after it...
  • "David 'let's hope the Boston bomber is white and not Muslim' Sirota's head, over at Salon, ....

    04/20/2013 8:23:07 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Arpil 20, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Here is a good analysis from Heresy Today: A European Bulletin of Hidden News and Dissident Views: Chechen refugees from the war torn region of the Caucasus, one in receipt of an Ivy League scholarship to MIT. Somewhere in the United States, David "let's hope the Boston bomber is white and not Muslim" Sirota's head, over at Salon, has just gone into meltdown. The perpetrators of the Boston bombing, and the subsequent attacks against law enforcement, were actually successfully identified to the FBI by the double amputee victim, shown in the most striking photograph from Monday's attack. The most useful...
  • Sorry, Media, No White Tea Partiers Were Involved

    04/19/2013 4:13:03 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | April 19, 2012 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Media Bias: There's palpable dismay at outlets such as MSNBC and Salon that the Boston Marathon bombers were radicalized young men from Chechnya and not angry white males from the vast right-wing conspiracy. Shortly after Monday's tragedy in Boston, David Sirota of Salon Magazine penned a piece titled "Let's hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American." His hopes were dashed when the suspects turned out to be Muslim brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, whose family origins are in Chechnya, the rebellious Russian region that is a breeding ground for terrorists. In 2002, about 40 armed Chechen separatists took...
  • ‘Hey, look, the terrorists are white guys!’

    04/19/2013 7:36:58 AM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 26 replies ^ | 4/19/13 | David Freddoso
    ...Perhaps someday, we'll live in a country where political partisans' first reaction after every shooting and bombing is NOT to blame their political adversaries -- and yes, there are some conservatives who say such things, but I'm especially thinking of certain liberals here who live with the smug certainty that most or all of their political adversaries are just Tim McVeighs waiting to happen. The funniest part is that they probably look down their noses at those who crudely (and wrongly) stereotype all Muslims as terrorists. Please remove the plank from your own eye, brother, then remove the speck from...
  • Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American

    04/16/2013 7:16:57 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 147 replies
    Salon ^ | 4/16/2013 | David Sirota
    As we now move into the official Political Aftermath period of the Boston bombing — the period that will determine the long-term legislative fallout of the atrocity — the dynamics of privilege will undoubtedly influence the nation’s collective reaction to the attacks. That’s because privilege tends to determine: 1) which groups are — and are not — collectively denigrated or targeted for the unlawful actions of individuals; and 2) how big and politically game-changing the overall reaction ends up being. This has been most obvious in the context of recent mass shootings. In those awful episodes, a religious or ethnic...
  • Leno: Only Super Bowl Ads Nobody Gets Mad at Are White Guys Making Fools of Themselves Over Beer

    02/06/2013 11:25:13 AM PST · by chessplayer · 62 replies
    Rather predictably, many of last Sunday's Super Bowl ads have been criticized for supposedly being racist. On NBC's Tonight Show Tuesday, host Jay Leno marvelously asked, “When will advertisers learn the only stereotype nobody gets mad at is white guys making fools of themselves over beer?" (video follows with transcript and commentary): “You knew this was going to happen,” Leno teased during his opening monologue. “Complaints keep coming in about a lot of the Super Bowl commercials.” He continued, “Some Arab-American groups claimed the Coke commercial - remember the one depicting a sheik walking his camel across the desert? They...
  • John Kerry: First White Male Secretary of State in 16 Years

    01/26/2013 10:33:12 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    VOA News ^ | January 25, 2013 | Jeff Seldin
    If confirmed as expected, John Kerry will be the first white male U.S. Secretary of State in about 16 years. So what, if anything, does that mean? For the first time in almost a decade, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee were using the term “mister” to address a prospective Secretary of State. And at least online, it's been causing buzz.—a website aimed at women—recently posted a piece asking satirically, “Is America Ready for a White Male Secretary of State?” … Years of diplomatic leadership from Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Hillary Clinton have left a...
  • Bill Clinton on Rural Culture: 'All They’ve Got Is Their Hunting and Their Fishing'

    01/20/2013 5:12:26 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies
    Bill Clinton on Rural Culture: 'All They’ve Got Is Their Hunting and Their Fishing' By Tom Blumer Created 01/20/2013 - 3:50pm It's hardly news to those who have followed Bill Clinton for the past two decades, and it's probably even more of the same-old, same-old for those who had to endure having him as governor during the 1980s in Arkansas. Nonetheless, something Mr. Clinton said in a speech at "a joint meeting of the Obama National Finance Committee and a group of business leaders," which was captured without even being deemed possibly offensive by Byron Tau at the Politico, should...

    01/18/2013 5:43:31 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 8 replies ^ | January 17, 2013 | AWD
  • Congressman: 'Older White Guys the Most Insecure' Part of Society

    01/17/2013 9:26:46 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 25 replies ^ | 17 Jan 2013 | Warner Todd Huston
    Virginia Representative Jim Moran has taken PC, pop psychology to its logical extremes by claiming that "older white guys" are the "most insecure" part of American society . Moran, one of the nation's most left-wing Congressmen, appeared on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show on January 16 and went into an aspect of the next election cycle that seemed to trouble him. It was during this discussion that he found what is wrong with our nation. Clearly, we had a very successful election in November. I worry a bit about 2014, when we don't have the President at the top of the...
  • Soccer Dads: The Most Likely White, Male Backers (of Obama)

    05/16/2012 12:23:08 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 16, 2012 | Mark Penn
    bored at work, I decided to wander over to the New York Times website to see how they're viewing the world today, insofar as one can see that from looking at things on their website accessible for free, as I (obviously) refuse to give them any of my money. I happened across this ridiculosity, which I post here for the amusement of my fellow freepers. It's one of a series of essays about what Obama can do to improve his vote-getting ability. My favorite paragraph: Older, rural, white men, especially in the South, are probably out of reach for the...
  • Facebook’s white male board under fire

    04/06/2012 9:47:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10:54 PM 04/05/2012 | Caroline May
    Facebook, the most popular social networking site in America, is under fire from women’s groups because its board of directors consists entirely of white men. With the company about to go public in May, advocates are beginning to pressure the company to diversify its leadership. On Thursday the women’s rights group Ultraviolet began circulating a petition calling on Facebook to appoint female board members. According to the group, the lack of women is “nothing short of shameful.” “Facebook owes it success and makes a ton of money off of its women users. Women are responsible for nearly two-thirds of the...
  • Why Conservative White Males Are More Likely To Be Climate Skeptics

    10/06/2011 8:06:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Scientific American ^ | 10/5/2011 | By Julia Pyper and ClimateWire
    When it comes to climate change denial, not all human beings are created equal. As a recent study shows, conservative white males are less likely to believe in climate change. "It's not surprising," said Aaron McCright, sociology professor at Michigan State University, who is a white male himself. But anecdotal evidence is not scientific, he said. "You really don't know what's going on until you crunch the numbers and find out." Besides the trend amongst skeptics, the study also found that conservative white men who self-report a high understanding of global warming -- dubbed "confident" conservative males -- are even...
  • Mullen: U.S. Military Needs More Diversity

    10/20/2010 2:42:02 AM PDT · by Cindy · 33 replies (AMERICAN FORCES PRESS SERVICE) ^ | October 18, 2010 | by Karen Parrish
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Mullen: U.S. Military Needs More Diversity By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2010 – The armed services “can’t go fast enough” to increase diversity, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a group of senior military leaders here yesterday. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the Air Force Diversity Senior Leader Working Group at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City, Va. on Oct. 17, 2010. DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley (Click photo...
  • Hey Mayor Bloomberg, where's our apology? [white male vanity]

    05/06/2010 1:43:19 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 11 replies · 383+ views
    self ^ | 050610 | tih
    we're waiting....
  • White males and truck bombs.

    05/04/2010 5:08:27 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 16 replies · 485+ views
    the only blog I read ^ | 050410 | Train of Thoughts
    Nary a week after the Post Racial President proclaimed that minorities and women -- anyone, really, except white males -- are the apple of his eye vis a vis the upcoming congressional elections, white males seem to have been relegated to public-enemy status. To wit, even as the world viewed the released surveillance video clip depicting the likely driver of the Times Square truck bomb, the media was reporting that the suspect was "a white male in his forties;" yet a blind person could see that, despite the grainy rendering of the video clip, the man depicted did not really...
  • Obama’s jobs Depression is aimed at his biggest rival: white males

    04/24/2010 8:30:53 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 25 replies · 761+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | April 24, 2010 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Are we willing to admit our current jobs Depression really belongs to the white American male? Are we willing to recognize the real success of the Tea Party movement belongs to frustrated, out of work white American males at home and on computers and fed up with how this society is treating them? Career counselor Marty Nemko who has advised 2,000 people, says, “My white male clients have a tougher time getting hired than do women or minorities.” He says the “77 cents on the dollar wage disparity” for women is a misconception. Variables peculiar only to men include work...
  • The Weird Failure of the Left

    03/03/2010 3:52:19 AM PST · by Scanian · 6 replies · 598+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 03, 2010 | Robin of Berkeley
    I'm starting to dread seeing the postal worker. That's when my leftist mate's magazines start showing up. Some days, it feels like Saul Alinsky himself has risen from the dead and invaded my mailbox. Last month, Jon's Harper's Magazine wailed about the White Supremacy movement. But his March/April Mother Jones takes the paranoid cake. The cover features the most despised life form on the planet: the white male. He's wearing a hoody and looking menacingly into the camera. The headline thunders: "Age of Treason. This Soldier Is Ready To Take Up Arms Against the Obama Administration. He's Not Alone." The...
  • Dem: House GOP is "80 percent male, 100 percent white"

    10/06/2009 12:55:22 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 27 replies · 1,101+ views ^ | Oct. 6, 2009 | Glenn Thrush
    The National Republican Congressional Committee is urging Gen. Stanley McCrystal to put House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "in her place" for weighing in on Afghanistan -- prompting one female Pelosi ally to blast the House GOP as "80 percent male," "100 percent white" -- and completely out of touch. On Monday night, Pelosi told Charlie Rose "should go up the line of command" instead of publicly opining on strategy -- prompting a swift, sneering reaction from the GOP committee. Mocking the first female speaker as "General Pelosi," an NRCC spokesman wrote, "If Nancy Pelosi’s failed economic policies are any indicator of...
  • Van Jones: Only ‘Suburban White Kids’ Shoot Up Schools

    Don't know what to say anymore
  • Angry White Men

    08/12/2009 1:34:22 PM PDT · by Rodebrecht · 17 replies · 880+ views ^ | 8/11/09 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    To hear the Obamaites, those raucous crowds pouring into town hall meetings are "mobs" of "thugs" whose rage has been "manufactured" by K Street lobbyists and right-wing Republican operatives. Press secretary Robert Gibbs compares them to the Young Republicans of the "Brooks Brothers riot" during the Florida recount. But is it wise for the White House to denigrate and insult scores of thousands with the fire and energy to come to town meetings in August, and who appear to represent millions? Is this depiction fair or accurate? Most K Street lobbyists could not organize a two-car funeral. They don't storm...
  • Douglas Turner: GOP is courting angry white males

    08/10/2009 10:27:57 AM PDT · by pissant · 34 replies · 1,369+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | 8/10/09 | Drug Turner
    WASHINGTON — With their votes against Sonia Maria Sotomayor last week, Republicans snuggled up to their broadcast image as the incredible shrinking frat house of white males. The GOP once courted the Latino vote. But on Thursday, both Republican senators from three states carved out of old Mexico in the 19th century— Texas, Arizona and Utah— all voted against the newest Supreme Court justice. OK, one of the six was a woman, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas. But she is running against an incumbent governor, Rick Perry, who is courting macho extremists who think secession from the United States...
  • Obama, Crowley, and White Guy Politics

    07/27/2009 5:54:01 PM PDT · by skimbell · 5 replies · 516+ views
    The New Republic ^ | 26.07.2009 | Michael Crowley
    With his phone calls to Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates and Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley last week, Barack Obama seems to have defused the furor over his comment that Crowley had acted "stupidly" in handcuffing Gates on his own front porch. (I agree with Obama' final verdict, which is that Crowley did overreact, even if it appears that Gates got hysterical.) It may be that Obama was admirably taking advantage of what he calls "a teachable moment," and showing America that racial disputes can lead to dialogue and not just name-calling. But Obama was also mindful of what has...
  • Why No Evangelical Justice?

    07/23/2009 10:06:57 PM PDT · by duckln · 10 replies · 476+ views
    Human Events ^ | 7-21-09 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Snip... Consider. In 45 years, no Democratic president has put a single white Protestant or Catholic man or woman on the court. Six nominees have been sent to Congress by Democrats since 1964: Thurgood Marshall, an African-American, four Jewish nominees -- Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer -- and one wise Latina woman. Not since JFK put All-American Byron "Whizzer" White on in 1962 have Democrats elevated a white Christian.
  • The Return Of The Angry White Man

    06/18/2009 12:20:23 PM PDT · by Califreak · 35 replies · 1,457+ views
    Forbes ^ | 06.15.09 | Michael Maiello
    Randall Terry, the leader of Operation Rescue, held a press conference right after the murder of George Tiller, a Kansas doctor who had long and publicly performed abortions, including late-term ones. He said that the victim had "reaped what he sowed." At a press conference a week later, according to a reporter from the liberal Web site Talking Points Memo, Terry answered a question about the correlation between right-wing violence and Democratic presidents by quoting John F. Kennedy: "When you make peaceful protest impossible, you make violent protest inevitable." Article Controls It's not fair to say that Terry speaks for...
  • CBS’s Harry Smith: GOP Base ‘Mostly White, Older, Very Religious’

    06/08/2009 3:38:30 PM PDT · by Justaham · 22 replies · 947+ views ^ | 6-8-09 | Kyle Drennan
    While discussing the future of the GOP on Sunday, CBS’s Harry Smith wondered: "Is there room for moderates in the Republican Party?...there’s a brand-new Gallup poll that mostly white, older, very religious, just almost demographically the future of the party can’t just be based in those folks." Smith, filling in for Bob Schieffer as host of Face the Nation, spoke with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich about the state of the Republican Party and began by asking: "Who’s the most real Republican, you, Dick Cheney , Sarah Palin , Colin Powell, Rush Limbaugh?" Gingrich responded diplomatically: "Oh, all...
  • The Sonia Syndrome: Why White Men Are Doomed

    06/02/2009 11:54:46 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 44 replies · 1,289+ views
    Quite soon, likely this week, Sonia Sotomayor will arrive on Capitol Hill, where she will be greeted by a gaggle of lawmakers. Nearly all of them will be white. Most will be men. It must be said: These guys are doomed. All of these dark-suited white male politicians, with their crisp shirts and red coordinated ties, will be embarrassingly lacking the key appendage required in American politics today. Through elections and re-elections, grueling fundraising dinners and various travails required for elevation to the highest offices in the land, they thought they had it all! And until now, darn it, they...
  • Democrats differ on 'wise Latina' defenses

    05/31/2009 4:57:36 PM PDT · by kennedy · 21 replies · 1,103+ views ^ | June 1, 2009 | KENNETH P. VOGEL & JOSH GERSTEIN
    As Republicans continue to hammer Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor for a 2001 assertion that’s become known as the “wise Latina” remark, her backers are struggling to come up with a single coherent line of defense. In the past few days, supporters confronted with the remark have offered a range of divergent tactics and tones, offering explanations that span from apologetic to defiant to suggesting Sotomayor may have been joking. President Obama himself addressed the bubbling controversy, which is emerging as among the leading GOP lines of attack against Sotomayor, asserting on Friday Sotomayor “would have restated” the comment if...
  • Newt Gingrich Doubles Down On Sotomayor Racism Charge

    05/31/2009 3:03:20 PM PDT · by lewisglad · 65 replies · 3,338+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | 5/30/09
    Newt Gingrich grabbed cable news chatter all week after Twittering that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was a "Latina woman racist." The ensuing controversy has not moderated his opposition. Today, Renewing American Leadership, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that he heads, sent out an email to supporters calling on them to both "send blast faxes" to U.S. Senators demanding opposition to Sotomayor and contribute money to help the fight. The email opens with this quote, from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: "I have a dream: that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be...
  • Sotomayor's 2001 Remark Poor Choice of Words: White House

    05/31/2009 3:32:03 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 53 replies · 1,252+ views
    Times Of India ^ | 5/31/2009 | Times Of India
    WASHINGTON: The White House sought on Friday to quell a controversy over US supreme court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's 2001 comment indicating Hispanic women may decide cases better than white men, saying she used a poor choice of words. In an NBC interview, President Barack Obama said he was sure Sotomayor "would have restated" her comment. "If you look in the entire sweep of the essay that she wrote, what's clear is that she was simply saying that her life experiences will give her information about the struggles and hardships that people are going through — that will make her a...
  • Compelling White Guy Stories

    05/31/2009 3:22:08 AM PDT · by Scanian · 19 replies · 1,656+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 31, 2009 | Randall Hoven
    Some stories are more compelling than others. Some Latina females have compelling stories. So do some white males. Is this story compelling? A woman went to private grade school, high school, college and law school, all in the normal sequence. Immediately after law school, at age 24, she worked as an attorney and later became a judge. Married, divorced, no kids. Last year she made over $200,000 in salary, but that doesn't go as far as one might think in Greenwich Village, where she owns her condo. There were some tough times. Her father died when she was nine. She...
  • Liz Cheney: Sotomayor Quote "Troubling"

    05/29/2009 7:39:22 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 17 replies · 1,070+ views
    CBS News ^ | May 29, 2009 | Michelle Levi
    Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, joins the ranks of several Republicans, including Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh, who are criticizing Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s quote on ethnicity and judgment. On today's “Washington Unplugged” with host Bob Schieffer, Cheney said she found the quote “troubling.” In yet another, Schieffer – Cheney interview, the mother of five said, “if you switched around the designations in the quote, you know somebody's career would over.” The Sotomayor quote in question came from a 2001 speech where the court nominee said, “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with...
  • Sotomayor and White Wise Guys

    05/29/2009 10:03:04 PM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies · 816+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 29, 2009 | Jan LaRue
    If you believe the myth that Democrats are champions of equality for women, racial minorities, and folks with "compelling" life stories, maybe you've been spending more time tracking Big Foot than judicial nominations. Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's Hispanic nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, is the perfect pick to reinforce their myth. That's not to diminish in any way Sotomayor's life story and accomplishments, which are impressive and admirable. Still, the American people expect a full and fair hearing regarding her competence, judicial philosophy, temperament, and commitment to "Equal Justice Under Law." The self-anointed authority on "mainstream" judges,...