Tag Archives: the long suffering whites

The Southerm Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok puts Michigan hate groups in context

This evening, I had the occasion to speak briefly with Southern Poverty Law Center Senior Fellow Mark Potok. I’d reached out to Potok, who serves as editor-in-chief of the Center’s quarterly journal, the Intelligence Report, and its blog, entitled Hatewatch, as I hoped that he might be able to shed a little light on William […]

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Study links Tea Parties, racism

We’ve certainly suspected this to be the case, but now we have evidence confirming the tie between teabaggery and racism. Here’s a clip from Newsweek: …A new survey by the University of Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity, Race & Sexuality offers fresh insight into the racial attitudes of Tea Party sympathizers. “The data […]

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I have a dream… and it involves undoing someone else’s dream

I had been concerned that the upcoming anniversary of Martin Luther King’s brilliant, uplifting “I have a dream” speech might go by unmarked in any significant way, given that we’re fighting multiple wars in the Middle East, and trying to sort out healthcare and the economy here at home, but it looks like someone is […]

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