During the Democratic National Convention, speakers whipped the audience into a frenzy of hysteria claiming that voter ID’s are there to prevent people from voting. But actual thugs with weapons intimidating voters outside polling places are fine… so long as they intimidate people who might not vote for Obama.
An 11-year-old Hispanic girl suffered a brutal gang rape that began in the bedroom and bathroom of a house and ended in a filthy abandoned trailer strewn with garbage and debris. When the news broke, New Black Panther Party leader Quanell X showed up in the small Texas town for a victim blaming, race baiting hate rally in defense of the 18 black men charged with the crime.
Rachel Maddow’s Conspiracy of the Night, Thursday revealed a sinister play by Republicans to suppress Democrat voters. Horrors! Was it to stand outside the polls with weapons like the New Black Panther Party and yell at people? Maybe it was to employ German Shepherds like a prominent Democrat did? Nope, it’s worse.
Christian Adams, a key attorney working on the Department of Justice’s voter intimidation case against the New Black Panthers, has recently resigned. His primary reason — and what has been emphasized in the resignation coverage — is the controversy Adams and some of his colleagues have been embroiled in after the Department’s dismissal of the [...]
“She was black, they were white, and race and sex were in the air.” That’s how a Washington Post columnist described the atmosphere that led to the brutal gang rape of Crystal Mangum by a group of Duke University lacrosse players in 2006. You remember, right? That was the violent, racially motivated hate crime that [...]