Former KKK Cop Found Working at Elementary School

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Remember last year when the FBI informed the city of Fruitland Park, Florida that they had two cops who were members of the KKK in their police department, including the deputy chief? They got fired, but one of them ended up getting a job at an elementary school, where somehow a background check did not manage to identify his ties to the right-wing terrorist group (when a simple Google search would easily have done so). … [Read more...]

KKK: Beat Up Gay People to Stop AIDS

The Ku Klux Klan, always such charming people, are now distributing fliers in Louisiana urging people to commit violence against gay people as a means of preventing the spread of AIDS. It's good to remember that the KKK isn't just racist, they're also homophobic, anti-Semitic and much more. … [Read more...]

Now the Oath Keepers are in Ferguson

Renewed unrest in Ferguson, Missouri on the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown has a whole new element to it as four members of paranoid far-right group Oath Keepers have decided to walk around town with automatic weapons in full military getup. Because that will help calm things down. … [Read more...]

White Supremacist Blows Leg Off Making Bombs

From the Department of Schadenfreude: A white supremacist from New York has been arrested after he blew off his own leg while making illegal explosives. Kinda reminds me of the guy in Iraq teaching young jihadists how to be suicide bombers who blew himself and the whole class up. … [Read more...]

Racist Defendant Refuses Black Public Defender

A racist asshole who is charged with stabbing an elderly man several times told a judge at his arraignment that he didn't want a "negro" public defender. In fact, he doesn't want any attorney at all because attorneys are apparently evil. Especially black ones. … [Read more...]

The Racist Trope of the Disease-Ridden Immigrant

One of the most commonly repeated tropes in American history is the idea that immigrants come here and spread disease. It's been used to oppose virtually every immigrant group throughout our history and now it's being used by xenophobes once again to demand that 52,000 young refugees be sent back to Central America. Samuel Kleiner recounts some of this vile history: … [Read more...]

The Death of Pat Buchanan’s America

In his latest column, old-school racist paleo-conservative Pat Buchanan declares that America is "no longer 1 nation, 1 people," as if we ever were such a thing. But what he means by this is that we have too many brown-skinned people here now and he doesn't like it one bit. … [Read more...]

Florida Town Had KKK Members on Police Force

This story is frightening. The town of Fruitland Park, Florida had two KKK members as part of their 13-member police department, including the deputy chief of police. The FBI identified them and notified the city and both of them very quickly resigned their positions. … [Read more...]

NC Housing Official Spews Bigotry on Facebook

Oh look, we have another local Republican official caught spewing all manner of vile bigotry on Facebook and refusing to resign from office when called out for it. The fact that he's from North Carolina certainly won't surprise anyone either. … [Read more...]

The Diseased Immigrants Argument Returns

American history is replete with examples of xenophobes and nativists claiming that immigrants are bringing terrible diseases with them and infecting Americans. Now that absurd prejudice is being repeated as the right wing flips out and lies about the 52,000 children who have arrived on our borders in the last few months. Laura Murphy dismantles those claims: … [Read more...]

Gheen: Immigrants Want to Kill Your Families

William Gheen, the racist and xenophobic Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), did an interview with the Tea Party News Network and claimed that immigrants from Mexico are "invading" America and their goal is to kill you and your family. Yes, I'm serious, he actually said that. … [Read more...]

Douchebags of the World, Meet Your Leader

From the Annals of Amazing Fuckwittery, a group of douchebags in Cincinnati decided to order a bunch of automatic weapons and wander through a neighborhood in that city shouting racial slurs at people. They're led by this weapons-grade dumbass: … [Read more...]