Steve Scalise: Saved by a Black Lesbian, Still a Bigoted Homophobe
Republican House of Representative Steve Scalise was a disgusting racist prior to being shot on a baseball field in an incident that nearly claimed his life. His political career up until that point has been a predictable brand of right-wing conservatism that aimed to inflict as ...read more
Norman Mailer on the "Unsatisfactory Lives" of Fascists
In the wake of Charlottesville and Donald Trump's spectacular failure to denounce white supremacy and Neo-Nazism, conscientious Americans are justifiably concerned about fascism going mainstream in their country. I stumbled upon a painfully astute quote from Norman Mailer that ...read more
Yes, You Can Blame Donald Trump For the White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville
“We are determined to take our country back,” said former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia today. “We are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump. That’s what we believed in, that’s why we voted for Donald Trump. ...read more
This Says It All: David Duke Calls Trump "Our Candidate, He's All We Have for the Presidency"
Hillary Clinton should be putting this stuff into her ads. While pretty much everyone in the world knows Trump lost the debate, David Duke says he "did the job," and that people who want to "protect our culture" need to get on the Trump train because "he's our candidate, folks" ...read more
David Duke Has Two Great Suggestions For Where You Can Meet People Like David Duke
Sometimes, when people spend 50 years telling you who they are, you should believe them. Exhibit A from Friday's The David Duke Show, in which Duke laments the few impurities that sully the Party of European-Americans, and correctly identifies the significance of Trump's new ...read more
Guess Who Tried and Failed to Raise Money for Anti-Trump SuperPAC?
It's rare that the universe arranges a comeuppance this delicious, but when it does, you have to savor it. During a segment about the Donald Trump Klantroversy today, Roland Martin snuck out a hilarious detail about a recent failed effort to raise money for an anti-Trump ...read more
Donald Trump Was Asked to Disavow David Duke. How'd That Go?
Here are some highlights from this week's Sunday shows. On CNN Sunday morning, Jake Tapper took a run at getting Donald Trump to disavow his white supremacist supporters, particularly David Duke. Here's how that went: Just so you understand, I don't know anything about David ...read more
White House Says Republicans Should Keep Scalise If They Love David Duke
House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) spent most of New Year's week trying to crouch down and wait out the fallout from the revelation that he delivered a speech to the David Duke-founded European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) in 2002. Amid shots from ...read more
Steve Scalise's White Supremacy Scandal Is a Crucial Test For Rand Paul For 2016
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is currently weathering day two of a scandal involving his (allegedly unwitting) appearance at a 2002 white supremacist conference, and if he isn't already, Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ought to be watching the ...read more
Top House Republican Admits Speaking At White Supremacist Conference In 2002
In just a few days, Republicans will rake over both houses of Congress, and while we'll still have America's first black president heading the executive branch, we've just handed control of our entire legislature to a party whose leadership includes a man who admits to being a ...read more