This post may require counseling

Fresh Loaf’s Gwynedd Stuart expresses some sympathy for Luis Rivera, the obviously contrite Gwinnett County math teacher forced to resign for crafting some rather ignorant word problems. Rivera’s 20-question homework assignment used slave beatings and picking cotton to link lessons about ex-slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass to math computation. One of the problems read: “If […]

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Is Rick Perry a racist?

So now Rick Perry is to blame for the “unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack” launched against Herman Cain? Rush Limbaugh’s words, not mine. Apparently the Texas governor can’t handle an “independent, self-reliant conservative black.” Related articles Naturally Rick Perry Is Now Accusing The Romney Campaign Of Leaking The Cain Harassment Story (businessinsider.com)

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Professional race baiter decries ‘unconscionable racially charged attack’

Rush Limbaugh has become the Bizarro Farrakhan, seeing racism at every turn. The only victims, of course, are whites and Herman Cain. “Politico and the mainstream media has launched an unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack on an independent, self-reliant conservative black because for him that behavior is not allowed,” Limbaugh said today on his radio show. […]

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In defense of a double standard

In the ‘Hot Topics’ segment on “The View” this morning, the ladies discussed a Washington Post story about a rock with the word “Niggerhead” written on it at the gated entrance of a hunting camp leased and frequented by Rick Perry and his father. Host Barbara Walters used the n-word while explaining the story, causing […]

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Some shameful shit

Shirley Sherrod’s story is one about redemption, about how she overcame her own prejudices and helped a white south Georgia couple keep their family farm. A lot of people don’t want you to know that. They are determined to hide their own racism by insisting that those they are bigoted against are the real racists. Partisan agendas are more […]

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The male Michele Bachmann

Tea partiers will probably nominate him for the presidency: “But the president has demonstrated that he has a default mechanism in him that breaks down the side of race – on the side that favors the black person.” — Rep. Steve King, (R-Iowa) Speaking of tea party favorites, this GOP candidate from Alabama’s 2nd District […]

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