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Senator Sessions, Judge Sotomayor, And Racism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In all the hoopla over Judge Sonia Sotomayor being nominated to the Supreme Court, there is one interesting side story that the media is largely ignor...

Jason Linkins

Playboy Scorned For Hateful Attack On Conservative Pundits (And The Rest Of Today's Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Circumstances conspired against me doing what Chip Hanlon advises on these pages today: heap a ton of scorn on Playboy Magazine and writer Guy Cimbalo...

Marcus Epstein's Racist Assault Bruises Buchanan And Tancredo

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On July 7, 2007, Marcus Epstein had too much to drink and stumbled onto Georgetown's scenic, shop-lined M Street, walking in no particular direction. ...

The Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor -- Can it Be a Teachable Moment?

Les Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Les Francis

We can hope that the confirmation process will be intense, spirited, and enlightening, and that Sotomayor -- and we -- will be spared the cheap, the tawdry, and the demagogic. We can hope, but we also should strive to make it so.

The Fight Over Sonia Sotomayor: Why Were So Few Hispanics on TV Debating the First Hispanic Supreme Court Nominee?

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Deggans

What irks me most about the media circus around Sotomayor's nomination is that white politicians and pundits pretend their race and culture have no impact on their sensibilities.

Tancredo PAC Backs Staffer Charged In Racist Assault

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I just talked to Bay Buchanan, the co-chairman of Team America PAC and president of the American Cause, who is sticking by executive director (of both...

Will the Fight Over Gay Marriage Be the End of Right vs. Left Thinking?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Not that long ago, gay marriage was a dependable wedge issue Republicans could use to keep its base in line. But now that wedge is clearly splintering.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Nomination: Obama Gives the Nation Another Teaching Moment

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

One thing is clear: President Obama's choice of a Latina woman has sparked the ugliest reaction from the Republican Right we've seen years.

Director Of Tancredo's Anti-Immigrant Group Assaulted African-American Woman

Media Matters Action Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, former Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo attacked Judge Sonia Sotomayor for being a member of the National Council of La Raza, absurdly likening t...

Tancredo Claims Sotomayor In "Latino KKK" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado congressman and radical anti-immigration activist, stepped up his attacks on judge Sonia Sotomayor Thursday. Appeari...

TV Cable News: Pro Wrestling Meets The Argument Culture

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Cable news, like talk radio, has coarsened our culture, turning it into a daily sideshow for loudmouths and know-nothings. It's all about the perceived best way to get ratings -- by keeping the pot stirred.

Why Sotomayor's Confirmation Debate Is the D.C. Equivalent of Rock of Love

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Listening to conservatives play the race card in attacking the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, I've been marveling at just how self-destructive they've become. Republicans have to know how bad this is for their party

Tom Tancredo Calls Sotomayor Racist (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado congressman and radical anti-immigration activist, called President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor a ...

Tancredo UNC Speech Disrupted By Student Protesters

McClatchy DC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill police released pepper spray and threatened to use a Taser on student protesters Tuesday evening when a cr...

Ryan Grim

Former GOP Rep. Tancredo: Bush Wrong To Worry About "Anti-Immigrant" Party | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush has a long list of regrets that he's been sharing as he eases his way out of the White House. Chief among them is the failure to pass c...

Time To Stop Paying Lameduck Members of Congress If They Stop Showing Up For Work

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

14 of the 26 non-voting members are lameducks who seem less interested in saving anything except their fat paychecks.

Colorado's Katherine Harris Threatens the '08 Election

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

We've got our own Katherine Harris here -- and a careful look at the news suggests he's moving to game this election in a state that could be the Florida of 2008.

Jason Linkins

GOP Offers Valentine's Day Cruise With John Ashcroft | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If this election season runs the way most observers predict, the GOP will be facing historic electoral losses in November. How will they cope, if thi...

McCain, Obama on International Diplomacy and Immigration

Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling

Over the course of this week, OffTheBus will be running a primer on some of the most important foreign policy issues the next president will face. Today, the primer looks at where Obama and McCain stand on international diplomacy and immigration.

Sarah Palin May Solve McCain's Sizzle Problem

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Many women do like Palin -- there will be a lot who will be drawn to her gutsy, take on Washington's vested interests style as well as to her womanhood.

Budget-Busting Colorado Race A Victory For Dems

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

Mark Udall will win his race in Colorado, making both U.S. Senate seats for the state Democratic. Udall, and the slate of popular candidates running for his seat in the House, are moving the state strongly toward Obama.

The Retro-Colorado Republican State Convention

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

The event last week, for all its hoopla, underlined the reasons why McCain's chances of winning the demographically shifting mountain state in the fall look slimmer than ever.

Immigration Workplace Raids Will Lead to More Lost American Jobs

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

The fact that we don't legally require living wages to be paid in this country and the fact that our immigration laws are totally out of synch with several realities does not make the current strategy of workplace and home raids and border walls either effective or humane.

Tom Tancredo Bashes Pope Over Immigration Stance

Denver Post | Anne Mulkern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As thousands packed into a Washington, D.C., stadium to see Pope Benedict XVI, U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo attacked the pontiff for statements about immigr...

Tancredo: Deny 'Sanctuary Cities' Homeland Security Funding

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Mitt shovels snow in wornout gloves. Rudy shows his tech cred. Hillary says it's ok to check her over like a prize heifer. The Huckster hipster.