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GOP Congressional Canididate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer Doesn’t Want Middle Easterners In U.S.

via Nick R. Martin, Talking Points Memo, Muckracker Gabriela Saucedo Mercer hasn’t even won the Republican primary for Congress in Arizona yet, but she is already facing attacks from the Democratic Congressman she is hoping to unseat in November over some incendiary comments she made in the past about Middle Eastern immigrants. In an interview … Continue reading

North Carolina Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment One Reportedly Written To Protect ‘Caucasian Race’

via The Huffington Post The wife of a North Carolina state senator reportedly told poll workers during early voting Monday that an amendment sponsored by her husband was intended partially to protect the Caucasian race. Jodie Brunstetter is the wife of state Sen. Peter Brunstetter (R), a supporter of Amendment 1, which would change North … Continue reading

The Dangers Of An All-White GOP

via Tim Price, Next New Deal, Salon “If planning a trip to a beach or amusement park at some date, find out whether it is likely to be swamped with blacks on that date… Do not act the Good Samaritan to blacks in apparent distress, e.g., on the highway… In a pure meritocracy there would … Continue reading

Lowe’s Pulls Ad From ‘All’American Muslim,’ Elicits Backlash

via Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune Home-improvement giant Lowe’s may need to do a fix-it job on its own image after pulling its advertisements from a new reality TV show about American Muslim families. Lowe’s stopped running commercials on TLC’s “All-American Muslim,” bowing to pressure from a conservative Florida group that threatened to boycott the retailer … Continue reading

Rick Perry ‘Niggerhead’ Rock: Is GOP Candidate Racially Insensitive?

via Jason Cherkis, The Huffington Post When Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) took friends, fellow legislators or campaign donors to his hunting camp, they passed the word “Niggerhead” painted on a rock. As the Washington Post reported Saturday, “Niggerhead” stood for the long-ago name of the Perry family’s hunting camp. Perry told the Post that … Continue reading

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