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Tea Party and Racism

Can the Tea Party Clean Up Its Racist Act?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The single overriding factor that drove them no matter their politics or party was the feeling that the country was going in the wrong direction. This is not merely a case of respondents saying the politically correct thing to survey takers so as not to not appear to be racist.

Arizona Shooting Means We Have Reached the Limits of the "Normal"

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roberto Lovato

To many of us in the Latino community, the "deranged lone gunmen" on the desert fringe can sometimes bear more than a passing resemblance to the God-fearing, gun-wielding patriot filling our cities and suburbs.

Recycling the Angry White Male

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

A recent New York Times/CBS poll confirmed the obvious: Tea Party activists are overwhelmingly white, male, conservative, lower-income, and GOP-leaning.