This is satisfying… For the second time in less than four months, Gov. Scott Walker has fired an aide for making demeaning comments about Hispanics on social media.
Walker — who has been calling on fellow Republicans to do more to reach out to minority voters — ousted Taylor Palmisano as his campaign’s deputy finance [...]
But remember folks, the Republican Party isn’t racist! Today’s GOP is not racist, as Harry Belafonte alleged about the tea party, but it is deeply troubled — about the expansion of government, about immigration, about secularism, about the mainstreaming of what used to be the avant-garde. People with conventional views must repress a gag reflex [...]
Mary Lazich, the sweet lady, the model of congeniality who holds profound respect for everything from woodland critters, to the mighty titans of society, was victimized by the Evil Lena Taylor, who refused to stop bullying a committee attorney. Senator Taylor’s grave crime involved trying to get an answer to a question even after Queen [...]
With Columbus Day just around the corner amid a renewed effort to get the Washington Redskins to change their team name ( President Obama said if he owned the team he’d consider changing the name ), I think we at Blogging Blue should come up with a new moniker for the NFL franchise that makes [...]
Sorry this is four days into the posting – Imara Jones at Colorlines published a fair rundown on why shutting down the government impacts people of color disproportionately. I think it’s an important read.
Why Race Matters in the Government Shutdown – COLORLINES
As the parts of the government affected by the shutdown disproportionately impact [...]
White Privilege and the 2nd Amendment – Josh Sager
The gun-murder epidemic in the United States has provoked a great deal of discussion about the 2nd Amendment and the right to bear arms. On one side of this argument, there is the vast majority who want increased gun control, while, on the other, there is [...]
Scott Walker: Bringing Jobs since 2010
Voter suppression has been an American tradition since the days of our founding fathers. It’s sad and appalling, but true. At first our Constitution only recognized the right of white male land owners. That was as of 1790. Also, did I mention you had to have a prerequisite as [...]