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Quote of the Morning

“I hear you loud and clear, Barack Obama. You don’t represent the country that I grew up with. And your values is [sic] not going to save us. We’re going to take this country back for the Lord. We’re going … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

The National Review, a cornerstone of GOP “thinking,” explains why going along with immigration reform is, in a word, pointless. And, if we are to take Hispanics at their word, conservative attitudes toward illegal immigration are a minor reason for … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

It’s time for another episode of Republican Outreach which, not-coincidentally, is brought to us by Arizona. Arizona Republicans have introduced a bill which I would characterize as “Papers Please” for healthcare. Hospitals would need to check the immigration status of … Continue reading

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The Long Shadow of Barack Obama’s Inauguration

My Inauguration Day column begins like so: President Obama was officially sworn in yesterday for his second term as chief executive and, this afternoon, he’ll be ceremonially sworn in with all of the usual Capitol fanfare and speeches. While not … Continue reading

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They Aren’t Hiding It

It’s not news that Ann Coulter makes a living by saying terrible things, but ever since her and Bill O’Reilly shared a tender moment while lamenting the browning of America following the November election, her and her colleagues seem to … Continue reading

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Grappling with the Conundrum of ‘Django Unchained’

My Thursday column: I don’t mean to step on Chez Pazienza’s toes as the unofficial The Daily Banter Movie Guy, but I wanted to take some time with the new Quentin Tarantino movie Django Unchained; partly because racial issues and … Continue reading

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George Will Can Hardly Contain His Contempt for Americans

George Will is very uncomfortable with the idea of automatic voter registration or even the idea of more people voting, and here he is explaining why. Because the likelihood of any individual’s vote mattering is infinitesimal and because the effort … Continue reading

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Birtherism Still Won’t Die

President Obama didn’t win Arizona and none of the state’s electors will be forced to cast their votes for him, but they would still like you to know that they believe he’s a secret-Kenyan usurper. Members of the Electoral College … Continue reading

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Grover Norquist is a Racist Manchild

Grover Norquist knows just as well as you or I do that taxes are going up soon whether he likes it or not. And, evidently, he really does not like it. NORQUIST: We got lots of things Obama claims to … Continue reading

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Nope. Not Racist At All.

It’s not a conspiracy theory if they admit to what you’re alleging. via ThinkProgress Another GOP consultant, who did not want to be named, also confirmed that influential consultants to the Republican Party of Florida were intent on beating back … Continue reading

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The Republican Party’s “Black Friends”

My Monday column: Jonah Goldberg’s recent column, To Appeal to Black Voters, GOP Must Run Gauntlet of Racism Accusations, is hilariously awful. I’ll swing back around to it presently. But first, over the weekend, Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs … Continue reading

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Listen to Lee Atwater Describe the Southern Strategy

I’ve referenced this quote nearly every time I’ve written about dog-whistles and the Southern Strategy, but I’ve never heard a tape of Lee Atwater, the proto-Rove of the Reagan/Bush era, actually saying the words. The Nation discovered the tape: You … Continue reading

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And So the Republican Outreach to Latinos Begins

Actually, no it doesn’t. They’re suing to prevent Latino provisional ballots from being counted in Cochise County… Arizona. Yes, those crazy Arizona Republicans clearly haven’t been listening to the news lately. One of the few unresolved congressional races in the … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Tirade

Stormfront might have a new spokesman. Or the same spokesman with renewed anger and hatred. “The white establishment is now the minority,” he added. “The voters, many of them, feel this economic system is stacked against them and they want … Continue reading

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Tea Party Poll Watchers Targeting African-American Precincts

Dan Froomkin reports: Poll watchers from groups ostensibly targeting voter fraud are headed primarily to minority voting precincts on Election Day, lending support to the argument that their real goal is to suppress the African-American and Latino vote. A partial … Continue reading

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Notorious Birther Donald Trump to Robo-Call, Stump for Romney

Someone at Romney HQ seemingly felt there was a need to reiterate that there is no daylight between Mitt Romney and racist assclown Donald Trump. via ThinkProgress Real estate mogul and ardent birther Donald Trump has been asked to stump … Continue reading

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Artist – John Cole In other news, a new poll from the Associated Press finds that “explicit anti-black attitudes” have risen from 48 percent in 2008 to 51 percent today. 56 percent of those surveyed also displayed implicit anti-black sentiments.

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John Sununu is a Horrible, Wretched Man

On CNN’s Piers Morgan last night discussing Colin Powell’s endorsement of President Obama: Sununu: Well, I’m not sure how important that is. I do like the fact that Colin Powell’s boss, George Herbert Walker Bush, has endorsed Mitt Romney all … Continue reading

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What He Said

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit yesterday against the city of Meridian, Lauderdale County, two juvenile court judges, and the state of Mississippi for its “school-to-prison pipeline” that has been imprisoning children … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

This is what 600 copies of Dreams From My Real Father looks like. These were offered free-of-charge at a rally for Paul Ryan yesterday along with pamphlets on George Soros. (photo via Slate) Adding… I received a free, unsolicited copy … Continue reading

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