A graduate student in economics at Harvard, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, has a piece in Sunday’s New York Times that reports on a study he’s done showing how Google searches can be used to track racial bias by state and locality and how that data can be used to show voting deficits due to racial animus.
The conservative movement doesn’t understand anti-racism as a value, only as a rhetorical pose. This is how you end up tarring the oldest integrationist group in the country (the NAACP) as racist. The slur has no real moral content to them. It’s all a game of who can embarrass who. If you don’t [...]
is on the rise ever since President Obama was elected.
The number of groups in the anti-government “Patriot” movement have sky rocketed 755 percent since President Barack Obama has been elected, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) yearly report found.
“These groups are becoming more and more aware as they watch the primary [...]
The word we are looking for here is more racist! H/T Buzzfeed!
This tweet from the president of the University of Texas College Republicans:
and this from her predecessor:
Keep it K-lassy Texas! If this keeps up, next thing you know you will be electing a racist Governor.
Steve pointed out earlier that republicans and humor just don't mix. Unless of course you fill it with racism then that cracks the whole republican room up. Now we have Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s good friend and confidant Frank Luntz going to the racism well to win his right wing audience over…
Yes nothing [...]
CPAC: the "conservative" convention wrapped up today. Thank God! It turns out that this is a place wher a bunch of millionaires hang out and a few speakers show up and try and get noticed by outcrazying the speaker before them.
Here are some highlights, I mean lowlights:
First off, lets start with the [...]