WWI Redux? Russian Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated

Russian Ambassador Andrey G. Karlov assassinated in Turkey

Following tensions between the incoming Trump administration and the president of Turkey, the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assassinated today. According to multiple international reports a lone gunman shot Russian Ambassador Andrey G. Karlov at the Contemporary Arts Center in the Cankaya area of Ankara. The New York Times elaborated: The envoy, Andrey G. Karlov, was shot from behind while […]

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The White Hot Meltdown Over Mall of America’s Black Santa

Mall of America will have a black Santa Claus

Given the increase in identity-driven verbal and physical assaults across the nation in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, it should come as no surprise that a segment of white America is currently in the throes of a white hot meltdown over Mall of America’s decision to hire a black Santa this holiday season. Mall of America announced this week they were bringing on a […]

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GOP Lawmaker: Civil Rights Protesters as “Disgusting” as White Supremacists

Rep Sean Duffy compared civil rights protests to white supremacists saying both are disgusting

During a CNN interview yesterday, U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) argued civil rights protesters and Black Lives Matter members are as “disgusting” as the white supremacists (and Nazis) Trump took entirely too long to denounce following his election two weeks ago. The exchange between Duffy and The Lead guest host Jim Sciutto ventured into historically tone deaf false equivalency when Duffy attempted to pin the […]

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Trump Surrogate: Internment Camps are Precedent for a Muslim Registry [UPDATED]

Megyn Kelly and Carl Higbie discuss Muslim internment camps

Speaking with Megyn Kelly on The Kelly File last night, Great America PAC for Donald Trump co-chair Carl Higbie argued for the creation of a Muslim registry citing World War II era Japanese internment camps as precedent. The argument falls in line with the incoming Trump administration’s campaign promises and continually stated initiatives (both verbally and online) through the transition. Leading […]

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Loving v. Virginia, Fifty Years Later

Loving v. Virginia

It has been fifty years since the Supreme Court struck down laws against miscegenation–interracial marriage–in the case of Loving v. Virginia. At the time the decision was handed down, sixteen states–all in the south–still had such laws on their books. The anniversary of the decision is being marked by various magazine articles, and a movie about the couple at the heart of […]

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Tomi Lahren Argues Democrats Still Support Slavery

Tomi Lahren Argues Democrats Still Support Slavery

Proving once again she knows little about history (let alone current events), white supremacy apologist Tomi Lahren argued yesterday the Democratic party never stopped supporting slavery because their strategy is to get “black Americans dependent on government to get votes.” Ignoring the Republican Party’s forty-year strategy beginning with the well-documented Southern Strategy (which literally invited racist southern Democrats – also […]

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Sen. Mark Kirk Offers Racist Attack Against Tammy Duckworth

Kirk offers racist attack of Duckworth heritage

In their debate last night for the junior U.S. Senator seat in Illinois, incumbent GOP Senator Mark Kirk attacked challenger Tammy Duckworth’s military service and family heritage in a racist, demeaning attack. Kirk’s attack followed a brief response by Duckworth as to why she wanted to serve in the Senate. In her response Duckworth stated:  “My family has served this […]

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