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Rebel Flags Coming Down And Progressive Patriotism Rising. Are Flag/ACA/Gay Issues Related?

Mark Green | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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This was the week when lame duck Obama became a political lion. Lowry and Reagan debate its impact on the country and '16. Can Rich find a pony in there somewhere? Key question: will GOP prospects promise new Justices to reverse ACA and gay marriage thereby keeping it a rallying issue for Democrats? (Fish gotta swim...)

Conservatives, Race and Republicans: Does the Coalition Survive?

Richard Brodsky | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Conservatives are not, by and large, racists. Racists, by and large, are conservative. Significant elements of the conservative coalition, from the South and elsewhere, were outspokenly hostile to racial minorities. They worked to undercut the civil rights movement and the drive for legal and economic equality.

Don't Remove the Confederate Flag From South Carolina's Capitol Grounds

Steve Nelson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Steve Nelson

I haven't taken leave of my progressive senses. The Confederate flag is offensive and a blatant affront to any decent human. The claim that it represents Southern heritage or pride in one's ancestors is historically inaccurate and utterly disingenuous.

Obama and the 'N' Word

Jonathan Richards | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

Obama and the 'N' Word

Dylann Roof, the Charleston Murders and Hate in the Mainstream

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

Most Americans would no doubt recoil at the ugly racism espoused by the CCC. But it would be a mistake to think that this extremist organization lurks only at the extreme fringe of American society.

Did Right-Wing Media Influence Dylann Roof?

Terry Krepel | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
Terry Krepel

The discovery of an apparent online manifesto shows Dylann Roof describing his path to embracing white supremacy. Where have we heard before that the death of Trayvon Martin was justified and blacks are nothing but thugs and criminals? On right-wing websites like WorldNetDaily.

Politicians Have History Of Pandering To White Supremacist Group

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics

When Dylann Roof discovered the Council Of Conservative Citizens and was radicalized, he was tapping into a deep history of Southern racism....

Could Voter Identification Lead to Disenfranchisement in Mississippi?

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

The Mississippi Secretary of State has announced that enough signatures have been collected to put voter ID on the ballot in 2011. Voters will get the chance to narrow the franchise once again.

The Confederacy Must Be Destroyed

Dr. Jonathan David Farley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jonathan David Farley

Imagine if German politicians, in order to bolster their chances of being elected chancellor, had to declare publically that they could see nothing wr...

Neo-Nazis, Militants Eye Tea Party for Recruitment (VIDEO)

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Tea parties are proving very attractive to both white supremacists and the militia movemen...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Don't tell me that nontroversy doesn't matter. With nearly as many Americans approving of Palin as Obama, nontroversy really, really matters.

Glenn Beck vs. Van Jones: McCarthyism Enters the 21st Century

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

If you serve a right-wing Republican president you can write or say anything you want. But if you serve a liberal Democratic president, like the "pinks" who fell to McCarthyism, you can be taken down.

Glenn Beck Spins the Holocaust Museum Shooting

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Somewhere behind Beck's talking points there is real thinking going on. No one should dismiss Beck as a hack or "entertainer." He is a propagandist.

Neo-Confederacy Erupts with Governors' Rejection of Stimulus Money

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Today, the Neo-Confederacy obstructs the federal government's attempt to alleviate some of the suffering of the descendants of those slaves even while the nation endures its worst economic disaster in 70 years.

Columnist Ann Coulter Defends White Supremacist Group

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Potok

Despite denouncing school desegregation as a "spectacular" failure, Coulter has generally avoided bolstering white supremacist hate groups. Until now, that is.

John McCain Must Denounce These Types of Racist Slurs Coming From His Allies

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

This photo was posted on August 8, 2008 on the web site of the Council of Conservative Citizens (C of CC). This kind of racism aimed at Barack Obama'...