NRA Goes Full-On White Supremacist

Ever since Grant Stinchfield took over as a host of NRA TV, the gun rights group has moved closer and closer to outright white supremacy in its public positions. A recent show provides a perfect example as he and a guest said that Black Lives Matter wants to murder white families. … [Read more...]

White Supremacist Troll Distributes Fake Net Neutrality Fliers

Jack Prosobiec, one of the many "alt-right" -- read: white supremacist -- jerks who has become a minor star in Trumpworld, distributed fake fliers at a net neutrality protest making it look like those who favor net neutrality want to distribute "ritual satanic porn videos." … [Read more...]

Trump’s Poland Speech Hits White Nationalist Themes

Before attending the G-20 summit, Trump went to Poland, where they had to bus in right-wingers to cheer for his speech because he's quite unpopular there. In that speech, as Sarah Wildman notes, Trump used rhetoric straight out of the white nationalist playbook. … [Read more...]

KKK to Hold Armed March to Defend Confederate Statue

The KKK is planning a march to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. And they say they're going to be armed while doing so, which certainly doesn't help things one bit. … [Read more...]

Peterson: Obama Worse for Blacks than Slavery

The galactically stupid Jesse Lee Peterson went on the incredibly smarmy Tucker Carlson's Fox News show and declared that black people had things "worse under Barack Obama than any other time in the history of America." Really? Worse than slavery? Jim Crow? KKK lynchings? … [Read more...]

Confederate Southern Nationalist Shoots Himself

This weekend, there was a rumor of an anti-fascist rally at Gettysburg National Park, which prompted the KKK and other white nationalists to show up for a counter-protest of a protest that never actually happened. And one of them managed to shoot himself. Unfortunately, he survived. … [Read more...]

Trump, Sessions Destroying Progress in Forensic Science

Rush Holt, head of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Federal Judge Jed Rakoff have an op-ed in the Washington Post rightly hammering the Trump administration, led by Jeff Sessions, for eliminating efforts to improve forensic science to make it more reliable. … [Read more...]

Jackson: Liberals More Racist than Nazis and KKK

E.W. Jackson, failed candidate for lt. governor of Virginia and professional Uncle Ruckus impersonator, recently said that the cop who shot Philando Castile did the right thing, and is now lashing out at those who criticized him for doing so. Because liberals are more racist than the KKK, dontchaknow. … [Read more...]

FL Cop Tickets Man for Walking While Black Without ID

A police officer in Jacksonville, Florida ticketed a black man for jaywalking and also cited him for breaking a non-existent law requiring everyone to carry ID with them at all times. Apparently he thinks you can only walk while black if you have your papers. … [Read more...]

Klayman Hypocritically Criticizes ‘Verbal Attacks’ on Trump

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, is the latest wingnut to blame the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise on "verbal attacks" and extreme rhetoric against Trump and conservatives. As always, the self-awareness and hypocrisy of the right knows no bounds whatsoever. … [Read more...]

Castile Shooter Acquittal Shocking, Totally Expected

The acquittal of a Minnesota police officer who killed Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop last year was simultaneously shocking and completely predictable and expected. It is a sad reminder that we allow cops to get away with murder routinely in this society. … [Read more...]

Yes, the Confederate Flag Really Is About Racism

Political scientists Logan Strother, Thomas Ogorzalek and Spencer Piston have a Washington Post column that looks at the history of the use of the Confederate flag as a political symbol and concludes, correctly, that it really is all about racism and denial of civil rights. … [Read more...]