Another reminder America’s most racist big city isn’t in the South

When I heard a black NHL player’s game-winning goal was greeted by a torrent of racist tweets it wasn’t hard to guess which city’s team lost. Par for the course for Boston, where racist sports fans have always felt at home. Sport and race always has been a combustible pairing in Boston. In the 1970s, when … Continue reading Another reminder America’s most racist big city isn’t in the South

Are ’80 to 85 percent’ of conservatives racist?

I don’t think so, but, according to World Nut Daily columnist Vox Day, roughly 4 out of 5 commenters on conservative blogs have expressed solidarity with shit-canned National Review columnist John Derbyshire, author of a recent column that could easily be mistaken for a David Duke polemic — only literate. But it’s inarguably racist, as evident in … Continue reading Are ’80 to 85 percent’ of conservatives racist?

America’s (worst) sheriff

The allegedly crooked and definitely racist sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona was an honored guest at the recent GOP presidential debate in Tucson. Rick Perry sought and received his endorsement. Now Sheriff Joe Arpaio is claiming there is “probable cause” that Obama’s birth certificate was forged. That requires an unfathomable conspiracy but, as we’ve learned, … Continue reading America’s (worst) sheriff

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. … Continue reading Professional race baiter decries ‘unconscionable racially charged attack’

Non-apology du jour

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A state Republican activist has admitted to and apologized for calling a gorilla that escaped from the Riverbanks Zoo Friday an “ancestor” of First Lady Michelle Obama. Actually, he didn’t apologize. We spoke with DePass over the phone Friday night. He said, “I am as sorry as I can be if I offended anyone. The comment … Continue reading Non-apology du jour

Pick a side

Racists or religious fanatics? Protesting members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church were met with an unlikely group of counter-protesters Monday at Arlington Cemetery. … Among those counter-protesting at the cemetery’s main entrance: About 10 members of a group that claims to be a branch of the Ku Klux Klan from Virginia called the Knights … Continue reading Pick a side

Only in Mississippi. And maybe Alabama. Arkansas, perhaps …

When you can’t bring yourself to condemn efforts to recognize a founder of the Ku Klux Klan on Mississippi specialty license plates, you have no business being president. This is the same Haley Barbour who, in a recent interview, defended the notorious Citizen Councils.   Related Articles Forget Haley Barbour. Spidey has gone white pridey. … Continue reading Only in Mississippi. And maybe Alabama. Arkansas, perhaps …