Racism

Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked

Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked
Sam Seder talks with a caller about Louie Gohmert's intensely false impression of who exactly is immigrating to the US.
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Video: VA Town Disturbingly Readies the Torches and Pitchforks for a Proposal to Help Refugees

Video: VA Town Disturbingly Readies the Torches and Pitchforks for a Proposal to Help Refugees
A town hall meeting in Lawrenceville, Virginia, revealed loud and clear the people's honest feelings about the prospect of housing young refugees from Central America in an abandoned college campus: "We don't want you here." The deal, which was signed by the federal government, was attacked viciously from the townspeople and filmed by the "Story of America" series. The video — after the jump — is disturbing, both for its proud racism and the boisterous manner in which that hate is expressed and ultimately cheered. Sometimes in the name of Jesus.
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NC Candidate Explains the Electoral Demographics of 'Traditional' Americans, aka White People

NC Candidate Explains the Electoral Demographics of 'Traditional' Americans, aka White People
North Carolina has made great strides in recent years in the race to the bottom, the competition to become one of the most regressive states in the country. Even the media-savvy talking heads say some head-scratching stuff. Case in point: North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis says the "traditional population" in America is fairly stable but not growing like blacks and Hispanics and other minorities. Even if it's polite, it still sounds racist.
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Old White Man Dispels Notion of White Privilege with Years of Experience as Black Man

Old White Man Dispels Notion of White Privilege with Years of Experience as Black Man
Straight from the front page of "The K-K-Knews," aka another Alabama Newspaper, comes the latest argument against the concept of white privilege — conveniently enough from a perch of white privilege. Who better to deny the problems facing minorities in America than an old white guy?
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Haters Gonna Hate: Southern Poverty Law Center Map Tracks Hate Groups Rise

Haters Gonna Hate: Southern Poverty Law Center Map Tracks Hate Groups Rise
The Southern Poverty Law Center has posted an interactive map of the growing number of hate groups in the US, from neo-Nazis to the good ol' KKK. 22 have sprouted up in Alabama alone.
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Donald Sterling Is Limbaugh's Newest Reason to Defend Racism

Donald Sterling Is Limbaugh's Newest Reason to Defend Racism
In this edition of "Random Rush," Limbaugh defends racism once again, this time in honor of Clippers' owner Donald Sterling. Someone has to defend him, right?
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Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks

Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks
While fielding questions from the press in Malaysia, President Obama took a few moments to address the racist comments allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
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GOP Digging in Deeper: Cliven Bundy Not Racist, Just Lacks 'Media Training'

GOP Digging in Deeper: Cliven Bundy Not Racist, Just Lacks 'Media Training'
Right wing media has been stumbling over itself for the past couple days after Cliven Bundy exposed his virulent racism (who'd've thunk it?). But personality Dana Loesch really took the cake when she claimed it wasn't Bundy's fault. He just needed more media training (*silence, mouths agape*).
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WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Saying Predictably Racist Things to Univ of KY's Basketball Coach

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Saying Predictably Racist Things to Univ of KY's Basketball Coach
Bill O'Reilly is shocked that Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari isn't sworn at and disrespected by his players. John Calipari is shocked by the racist things coming out of O'Reilly's mouth.
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Fox News Reporter: Obama and Holder Being Black is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Them

Fox News Reporter: Obama and Holder Being Black is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Them
Fox News analyst and political reporter Brit Hume believes President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have it so easy because they are black. This country is so post-racial that black people are now catching all the breaks!
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