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Category Archives: Racism

The Party of Reagan: Back to the Future

One of the most overused talking points of the Republican Party is calling themselves the “party of Lincoln.”  Because too much of America has no sense of historical nuance, explaining that Lincoln would be a Democrat today is useless and I have ceased trying years

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 132)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1505. Made repeated racially

Trump Wants ‘Us’ to Save Him from ‘Them’

< p style=”text-align:justify”>Donald Trump has made it abundantly clear, that there is a white America that he believes will save his version of ‘Us’ and his presidency.  I have read story after story about the infighting that is tearing at the diversity seams of the

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#TrumpIsARat is trending on Twitter. Enjoy!

After The Baltimore Sun declared that “it’s better to have a few rats than to be one,” #TrumpIsARat started trending on Twitter. Enjoy: #TrumpIsARat trends on Twitter after Baltimore Sun publishes scathing editorial of Trump https://t.co/wEfad07A50 pic.twitter.com/38DKUQNBeZ — The Hill (@thehill) July 28, 2019 Obama = still

Trump's racism is about to have an impact

For four long, embarrassing, tortured years, Donald Trump has gotten away with being a virulent racist. He’s gotten away with it mainly because the party he purports to represent has consistently ignored, laughed off, refused to comment on, or attempted to explain away his inexcusable

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Eugene Robinson puts it bluntly

His column for Tuesday’s Washington Post is titled succinctly and pointedly on the Post web page as We can’t pretend this is a normal election (although the text of the url that takes you there is even more direct:  “the 2020 election is a fight

Charles M. Blow says “Denying Racism Supports It”

< p class=”is-empty-p”> When did we arrive at the point where applying the words racist and racism were more radioactive than actually doing and saying racist things and demonstrating oneself to be a racist? That is the first paragraph in this powerful column in today’s

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Some Chicken S*** Democrats Want To Ignore Trump's Racism.

Amanda Turkel of Huffington Post is reporting that some chicken shit Democrats in congress want to ignore Trump’s racism. One anonymous House Democrat told CNN host Jake Tapper that what Trump did was “politically brilliant” and that he “won this one.” Another advised that Democrats

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Ilhan Omar greeted at home state airport with rousing chant

No, not that chant. This one: x *This* is America.#WelcomeHomeIlhan was chanted as Congresswoman @Ilhan arrived home to the Twin Cities this evening. pic.twitter.com/S088GQddwJ — 💙 Koko ✊✊🏽✊🏾💙 (@Kokomothegreat) July 19, 2019 That feels pretty good, doesn’t it? I needed that. And I’m pretty sure I’m

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The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 130)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1483. Told Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes

Let's end the media charade that Trump's a master communicator

Has any recent president snatched political defeat from the jaws of victory quite the way Donald Trump has done over the last few days? Watching the Democratic Party become ensnared in a nasty civil war being fought among House leaders and insurgent freshman congresswoman, Trump