Tiresome Racial Politics Rear Their Ugly Head in Viral Harassment Video

Akiba Solomon for Colorlines Published October 31, 2014 - 7:00am

For the past couple of days I’ve been thinking about that video. You know the one that follows a 20-something white woman as she walks around New York City for 10 hours and receives a bunch of commentary and demands from men she doesn’t know. The video is effective.


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5 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Ebola that Conservatives Actually Believe

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published October 30, 2014 - 8:53am

As of Thursday morning, there is only one person undergoing treatment for Ebola in the United States, and only two people have contracted the disease in the U.S., both of whom are healthcare workers who survived.


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Republican Thinks Gays Shouldn't Serve In The Military Because of Massages

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published October 23, 2014 - 7:00am

Rep. Louie Gohmert was an in-studio guest on the "Point Of View" radio program Tuesday, where he went off on a bizarre tangent about Ancient Greece in trying to make the case that allowing gays to serve in the military "is not a good idea."


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Glenn Beck Finally Has His Screaming Meltdown Over Ebola

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published October 20, 2014 - 7:00am

On Friday, Glenn Beck announced that his company was selling a t-shirt featuring the slogan "Love Is Contagious" in an effort to raise money for his Mercury One charity for use in the fight against Ebola.


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An 'Utterly Exasperated' Mike Huckabee Threatens To Leave GOP Over Gay Marriage

Kyle Mantyla for Right Wing Watch Published October 8, 2014 - 7:00am

This morning's broadcast of the American Family Association's "Today's Issues" program was dedicated to promoting the AFA's "A Time to Speak" documentary, which is aimed at getting pastors to mobilize their congregations to vote in the upcoming elections.


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Demonstrators Interrupt St. Louis Symphony Singing a 'Requiem for Mike Brown'

Rebecca Rivas for Common Dreams Published October 6, 2014 - 7:00am

Just after intermission, about 50 people interrupted the St. Louis Symphony’s performance of Brahms Requiem on Saturday night, singing “Justice for Mike Brown.”


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Pat Robertson: Obama Is 'Pro-Muslim' And 'Attended A Muslim School'

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published October 3, 2014 - 7:00am

Pat Robertson launched into yet another tirade about how he is pretty sure that President Obama is a secret Muslim, arguing on today’s edition of “The 700 Club” that the administration criticized a new Israeli settlement project because the president is “pro-Muslim.”


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Was Khorasan Just a Fake Terror Threat Used to Justify Bombing Syria?

Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams Published September 30, 2014 - 7:00am

In an effort to win support for its bombing campaign against Syria, the Obama Administration concocted a new terror threat—the so-called 'Khorasan Group'—and got the mainstream media to run with the story, according to reporting by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain, published at The Intercept over the weekend.


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