Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
December 9th, 2013
The New York Times has published some delightful linkbait from their Snowden files about American intelligence agents searching for terror[...]
Category Archives: racism in politics
Seems there’s yet another euphemism for the word “black” in American English: unAmerican. Because that’s really what Republicans mean when they say that about our current President. So, here’s what Romney surrogate and attack dog, John Sununu, had to say … Continue reading
Is anyone surprised? Joe Scarborough needs to learn some manners and get rid of the fratboy demeanor. Jon Meacham just shows again why George Clooney is the pride of Kentucky.
At the 2:50 minute mark, he simplifies why Republican women are drawn to Rick Santorum’s candidacy, even though he espouses (pun intended) some of the most repressively anti-women social ventures imaginable in the 21st Century … Quite simply, Rick Santorum … Continue reading
Commentator Juan Williams was serving two masters: FOX Noise, which has no standards, and NPR, which has high standards. He couldn’t serve both masters to the full satisfaction of either. Now that he no longer appears on the public airwaves, … Continue reading
By Emilia1956 Dog whistlin’, Piers, doesn’t mean a person is really racist. It just means he knows how to use coded words to appeal to the people who are.
By Emilia1956 First, Fox did it. Not just Fox, but Sean Hannity:- Then CNN challenged, and things got shirty:- Hannity mentions the Ron Paul newsletters. He expresses disbelief that Paul says he doesn’t know what’s even in them. Sean Hannity, … Continue reading
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has a misogyny problem. That’s not unusual for a Republican, but denouncing the First Lady’s buttocks at a church auction and then bragging about it in an airport lounge brings politician and party to a new low: … Continue reading
By Emilia 1956 On Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Bill’s final New Rule dealt with the Niggerhead Incident and the Republican Party’s official stance on racism, which is, basically, to deny it. Here’s Bill’s editorial in full:- He makes a … Continue reading
Tulane professor Melissa Harris-Perry responding to the telling outcry of white liberals for suggesting at The Nation that some of the decline in Obama’s popularity among whites is due to latent racism: In fact, I suspect that those who tell me … Continue reading
You know what? I’m glad she did that. Really. All these wingnuts doing right-wing hate radio have been so very, very careful to NOT say the n-word because their defense against charges of racism boils down to the non-use of … Continue reading