5 anti-capitalist quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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It seems every Martin Luther King Day white Republicans march out the name of King and pretend he was on the side of the conservative movement as part of his fight for civil rights. Republican talking heads like Joe Walsh take to Twitter to announce that King would be against the Black Lives Matter movement and would proclaim that "all lives matter."The white-washing of King has taken place ever since his death, but the conservative's in the U.S. have always had a special gift for … [Read more...]

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Costume wearing KKK claims they are not childish in email to me

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After I posted this story today about a KKK member leaving death threats to a bi-racial family in Oregon, I received the following email from the KKK's home office in North Carolina.From Imperial Office of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. We the Loyal White Knights have a chapter in your area and I can tell you now the Klan would not have left some childish Note. At someone's house or workplace. If the klan wanted someone we would not let them know we are coming. My bet that is … [Read more...]

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Christian terrorist threatens to kill bi-racial Oregon family

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A family in Salem, Oregon has received death threats, in the form of letters left on their doorsteps, from a KKK member according to KPTV.The letters, the family says, are accompanied by a Christian cross.“You and your family will die by the hands of me,” one letter warns, adding “die slow.”Another letter threatens to “kill your n****r loving husband if the cops are called again.”“Die. Die. I am always watching you,” the alleged KKK member writes in a third note.The Salem poli … [Read more...]

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Identity Politics: Tribalism or Solidarity?

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(Images: Screenshots from respective Twitter and Facebook accounts) I sat down to fill out my PhD applications recently and--from a university I shall not name--was confronted by a question asking me to elaborate on the challenges I've faced in my life due to what might be called my identity politics; those facets of myself that distance me from the hegemonic traits of the common American man. And while it is true that I do not in exactitude fit the socially quadratic definition of: white, … [Read more...]

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Ted Cruz ‘commends’ Donald Trump after anti-Muslim remarks

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Sen. Ted Cruz commended Donald Trump the day after Trump called for a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States.Cruz said he would not join a growing number of Republicans who spoke out against the bigoted foreign policy plan that would disallow Muslims from entering the U.S.“I do not believe the world needs my voice added to that chorus of critics,” the Republican presidential candidate said at a Tuesday press conference.“And listen,” Cruz added, “I commend Donald Trump for … [Read more...]

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Christian blogger blames ‘clock boy’ for San Bernardino shooting

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Well, this is a new low, even for fundamentalist Christian and fellow Patheos blogger, Nancy French. French now thinks that San Bernardino could possibly have been avoided if it wasn't for "clock boy," better known as Ahmed Mohamed, who brought a clock to school inside a pencil box and was arrested when reactionary school staff and police officers thought it was a bomb.French thinks our new PC culture led to suspicious activity not being reported because someone feared being seen as a bi … [Read more...]

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Bernie Sanders called Donald Trump racist in a speech at Georgetown University

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of students Thursday afternoon at Georgetown University about what it means to be a Democratic Socialist.The Vermont senator went off his prepared statement and told the crowd that he condemned the Republican Party candidates for using racist tactics in an attempt to shape the immigration debate."Let me just say a few words from what I've heard from several Republican candidates for president over recent months because … [Read more...]

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In under 4-minutes Mike Huckabee says racism isn’t about race and then says something racist

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Mike Huckabee is trying to set a new world record for fastest contradictory tweets ever.During tonight's Democratic debate, the Republican candidate tweeted out that America does not have a "skin" problem, it has a sin problem.Moments later, he sent out a tweet calling North Koreans dog eaters.That's right. Racism isn't race related, and if you don't believe him, here is something racist.One CNN pundit tonight said one of the biggest winners in this debate as … [Read more...]

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Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher rip ‘regressive leftists’ for giving Islam a pass

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Appearing on Friday night's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, guest Richard Dawkins, and Maher discussed "regressive leftists who simply fail to understand when it comes to Islam their views are anything but liberal.The two discussed how conservatives often view atheists as “humorless and angry.” Maher then said he "hated liberals," as he discussed the amount of flak he has gotten for criticizing Islam.He lamented over the idea that Muslims are a “protected species” while Dawkins said … [Read more...]

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Pastor tells Bernie Sanders that cops shoot black men because of sin, not racism

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A campus pastor at Liberty University told Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Monday morning that police shootings are a spiritual problem, not that of racism.Sanders spoke to a packed house at the Christian university and spoke about the racism problem facing the country today. “I cannot understand for the life of me how there can be hundreds of groups in this country whose sole reason for existence is to promote hatred, hate groups, and they join us so we can hate A … [Read more...]

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