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Ku Klux Klan

David Duke, Donald Trump and the dog whistle

The Conversation US | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

Kirby Goidel, Texas A&M University ; Charles S. Bullock III, University of Georgia, and Keith Gaddie, University of Oklahoma David Duke, the blow-dri...

How Much Do Black Child Lives Matter?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I strongly oppose capital punishment which Blanton and his evil co-conspirators so viciously inflicted. But I do support punishment which at least tries to proximate his heinous crime. This prisoner snuffed out four sacred child lives and escaped punishment for decades. He should die in prison for his inhumane atrocious crime.

Progressive Congressman Warns Against ‘Bernie Or Bust’ Mentality Amid Trump Flirtation With KKK

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― A fervent Bernie Sanders supporter in the U.S. Congress has a message for those within the Democratic Party who are threatening to si...

Trump's Denouncements Of Former KKK Leader Don't Matter Anymore

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump has repeatedly found himself needing to assure voters that he doesn’t support white supremacist...

United Is Far From Our National Heritage

Murray Forseter | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

Hardly any politician does not extol his or her commitment to unifying the country while lamenting, sometimes in extraordinarily harsh language, the divisive nature of his or her opponent.

Pro-Donald Trump Super PAC Tries to Tie Hillary Clinton To The KKK

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics

A super PAC backing presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is attempting to tie Hillary Clinton to the Ku Klux Klan. There is scant informa...

DOJ Report On MISSBURN Case Leaves Out A Crucial Detail: The Name Of The Vicious Mafia Killer Who Broke The Case For J. Edgar Hoover's FBI

Peter Lance | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
Peter Lance

The incident inspired the film "Mississippi Burning," which wrongly concluded that the case was solved after an African American FBI agent was sent to Mississippi and interrogated a KKK sympathizer.

Terrorists Among Us

Ryan Phipps | Posted 06.26.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

THE DAILY OFFICE Our staff gather to walk through The Daily Office every Wednesday morning before we get into the rudiments of ministerial work. Thi...

Unpacking Trumpism In The Context Of American History

Van Gosse | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Van Gosse

Historians don't seek models. We make comparisons and look for analogies. So don't expect to find a pattern of Trumpism in American history, as in candidates that sound or act like him. But American historians are certainly asking themselves "How new is Trump?"

GOP Effort to Control Trump Is the Embodiment of the Fable "The Scorpion and the Frog"

Murray Forseter | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

As they try to come to terms with the outrageous, bigoted, xenophobic, misogynistic, unconstitutional ravings of their presumptive presidential candid...

Walls and Bosnia 24 Years After?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.22.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.

W. Kamau Bell Shares His Experience Meeting The Ku Klux Klan

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices

W. Kamau Bell has decided to venture off into uncharted territory for his new CNN docu-series, "United Shades of America." Last Thursday, the socio-po...

Never Trump

Laura Merriman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Laura Merriman

Donald Trump is truly despicable; he race baits to make opportunistic political gains and revels in the resulting violent chaos he has provoked. After all, this is the candidate who hoped that the recent violence at his rallies would earn him more votes.

Religious Freedom (to Burn Our Own Wtches) - Song of the Week

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

I wrote a eulogy song for Jesse Helms (sixteen years before he died) which contained the lyric, "He carefully separated Church and State / One at seve...

Radical Christian Terrorists

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Terrorism has been described generally as the use of violence, or the threat of violence, to accomplish a political, religious, or ideological purpose...

TONIGHT'S DEBATE: Will Trump Play it Cool or not?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Has The Establishment played into Trump's (big) hands? The stakes are high in tonight's Republican presidential debate at the University of Miami....

#NeverTrump Will Quickly Become #OKWhatTheHellGoDonald

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt made a long speech full of many detailed reasons why Donald Trump is absolutely unacceptable as a presidential candidate; but if Trump becomes the nominee, then Mitt will put party in front of country and go right ahead and support Trump anyway.

Trump Supporter's Lies About the KKK Reflect Standard GOP Talking Points

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Let's talk about the past, and let's talk about the present. Let's talk about racist terrorism, the Ku Klux Klan, and segregation. Let's talk about progressives and right wingers, and the Democratic and Republican parties.

Subtle Trump? (And Not Just About...)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.05.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Donald, The Klan, and The Party Formerly Known as Lincoln's.

What Trump and Reagan Share

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

This year's Republican presidential nominating contest shows that nearly three decades after Ronald Reagan left office, his impact on the Republican Party endures.

Why Donald Trump Is the Candidate of White Supremacy, and What That Means

Kicker | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Kicker

He channels and gives voice to frustration and anger among people on the right who feel like America is going in the wrong direction and has lost its stature. Including -- let's be real -- hateful people.

Donald Trump and the Death Knell of White Supremacy

Jim Wallis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The media can act shocked about Trump failing to quickly and very clearly denounce David Duke and the KKK and their support for him, but they didn't seriously ask the more important question: Why do the advocates of white supremacy like and advocate for Donald Trump?

GOP Closet

Jonathan Richards | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Here's What Happened During Donald Trump Jr.'s Interview With A White Nationalist

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump Jr. explained how his father would win the white working-class vote during an interview this week with James Edwards, a white nationalist...

Flashing Fascist Colors, Trump Tightens His Grip on Nomination: Will He Finally Be Unmasked?

William Bradley | Posted 03.03.2016 | Media
William Bradley

With billionaire bully boy Donald Trump arrogantly flashing his fascist colors on Super Tuesday, how many supposedly big-time Republicans have spoken out against his disgusting politics of racism, hatred, and aggressive know-nothingism? Too damn few.