“We need 100 more like Jesse Helms…”

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I love when those so anxious to re-imagine history and the figures entrenched in it actually say something so asinine that all I can do is shake my head. That happened earlier this week when Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke in praise of former North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms, who passed away in 2008. In a […]

Ad links Germany’s gun control laws to the Holocaust

When will extreme Second Amendments advocates stop using the oppression of marginalized bodies to advance their crusade against gun control? ‘Joe the Plumber’ (remember that character), who is running for Congress in Ohio, is the latest wanna-be politician who is employing this tactic: In the video, Samuel Wurzelbacher loads a shotgun and fires at lemons […]

Ron Paul: a Confederate sympathizer?

Dontcha just love the revisionist history Ron Paul is spitting out in this speech!? I also love how he plays up the mantra that the south was attacked by those aggressive Northerners who want to impose an abolitionist lifestyle on unsuspecting good ol’ boys. The message about the south being “right” about the Civil War isn’t surprising, […]

Study: whites believe they are victims of racism more often than blacks

A new study completed by researchers at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School concludes whites believe they are the primary victims of racism. A brief background on the study: Sommers and his colleagues asked a nationwide sample of 208 blacks and 209 whites to complete questionnaires asking how much racial […]

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