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Republican Racism

Yes, Today's Republican Party IS George Will's Party

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
Leonce Gaiter

Today's Republican party is entirely the creation of men like Will. He'd just prefer they spewed their venom in ties instead of baseball caps.

Republican Post-Civil Rights Racism - From a Whisper, to an Obama-induced Scream

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.24.2016 | Black Voices
Leonce Gaiter

The election of a black President induced Republicans to throw gasoline on the racist kindling they've nurtured for decades. When democrats became the party of equal rights for blacks in the mid-sixties, racists sought a new home. They found it with Republicans.

Watching the madness through the fog

Charles Redfern | Posted 03.07.2017 | Religion
Charles Redfern

I've been benched, forced to watch the GOP descent into xenophobic madness through chemotherapy's haze. I haven't possessed the strength to drop in c...

GOP - The Party's Over

Lance Simmens | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Lance Simmens

Republican futility is fueled by vapid intellectual disdain exhibited towards vision, wisdom, and long-term thinking, and a rejection of the foundational tenets of scientific inquiry. Unfortunately, we have long relied upon a vibrant and conscientious two-party system that is today absent.

Let's Be Honest About Race, America

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Walker Bragman

We live in a society plagued by racial division, where the instigating half of the population actively ignores and denies the problem--evidenced by the slew of high-profile Republicans and FOX News pundits calling the Emanuel AME Church shooting "an attack on religious liberty."

Chris Matthews Accuses GOP Of Keeping Jim Crow Alive

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.13.2015 | Media

The thought of Chris Matthews railing against Republicans isn't anything new. But during the final segment of "Hardball" Thursday night, the MSNBC hos...

Actually, Racism Is Behind the Shutdown

Walker Bragman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Only someone looking at the current state of politics through blinders could write the article Stevens wrote. Not since Abraham Lincoln has a president been met with such a wall of opposition like the one the Republicans have erected.

Correcting Rand Paul on the GOP's Troubling Civil Rights Record

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.19.2013 | College
Walker Bragman

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently spoke to students at Howard University in an effort to reach minority voters. During the interview Mr. Paul revealed a...

Lee Atwater and the GOP's Race Problem

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

In too many ways, the GOP of 2012 could not plausibly deny that which has become too plain to ignore -- that it is the part of antipathy to difference and social change.

Republican Racism and the Columnists Who Are in Denial

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The Republican Party has all but abandoned people of color in this country, save when it orchestrates a façade of racial diversity as it did on occasion in Tampa. But the real numbers tell the tale that Mark Steyn and others would rather dismiss.

'Get Them Out!' -- Why Did We See Racism at the RNC?

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

What does it say about the GOP that a group of white males would be so open about their racism in front of a Hispanic Republican and the rest of TV-watching America? I do not know the answer, but it is a fair question.

Tea Partiers Battle Racism Claims -- Far Too Late

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonce Gaiter

Denying the long-standing link between white tribalism and conservatism may be "politically correct" within the DC bubble where press and politicians mingle, but denial is the opposite of truth.

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Driven By Bizarre Ideology, Not Racism, Report Finds | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Stan Greenberg and fellow Democratic researchers launched a study of the conservative Republican world's reaction to President Obama, he figured ...

The Vast Right Wing Returns

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The Vast Right Wing's resistance to change that has fueled hatred of past Democratic Presidents has been turbo-charged by the nitroglycerin of American politics -- race.

The Sotomayor Hearings - Branding the Neo-Confederates

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

If you read the liberal blogosphere, you know about Senator Sessions's history of dubious racial statements. If you're following on most of the mainstream media, you don't.