Post Tagged with: "GOP racism"

Rep. Paul Ryan Defends Comments On ‘Lazy Inner City Men,’ AKA Black Men

Rep. Paul Ryan Defends Comments On ‘Lazy Inner City Men,’ AKA Black Men

Eddie Munster look-alike, Rep. Paul Ryan is defending racist comments he made about inner city men — ahem, black men. Ryan, the House Budget Committee chair and one-half of a failed Republican presidential ticket, is trying to brand himself as an anti-poverty crusader. He went on Bill Bennett’s radio show […]

by · March 13, 2014 · Politics, Today's Headlines
GOP Pollster Fred Steeper Says Republican Party Must Stop Pandering to Racism

GOP Pollster Fred Steeper Says Republican Party Must Stop Pandering to Racism

GOP pollster Fred Steeper told the New York Times that the Republican Party has to stop appealing to racial anxieties that exist among white voters and “throw in the towel on the immigration issue.” He also said, “Racism may be a part of it. The Republican Party needs to stop pandering to that.”

by · October 30, 2013 · Politics, Today's Headlines
Local NC GOP Chair Don Yelton Resigns After Criticizing ‘Lazy Black People’ in “Daily Show” Interview

Local NC GOP Chair Don Yelton Resigns After Criticizing ‘Lazy Black People’ in “Daily Show” Interview

Usual GOP race-baiting:  Don Yelton resigned his position as Buncombe County Republican precinct chairman after a racist interview on “The Daily Show” in which he criticized the “lazy black people.” His defense against his racist views is that he has black friends. How many times have we heard this? “Yes, he […]

by · October 24, 2013 · Race in America, Today's Headlines
Rep. Steve King Warns Immigrants Come from ‘Violent Civilizations’

Rep. Steve King Warns Immigrants Come from ‘Violent Civilizations’

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) continues to insult Latinos and that only works against the Republican Party. He is literally vomiting all over the Republican Party and it is quite evident that House Speaker John Boehner can’t control him. He now claims brown immigrants are naturally violent: He began his nearly half-hour […]

by · August 14, 2013 · Latin America, Politics
Ret. Gen. Colin Powell Says Republican Party has a “Dark Vein of Intolerance”

Ret. Gen. Colin Powell Says Republican Party has a “Dark Vein of Intolerance”

Ret. Gen. Colin Powell slammed the GOP Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” saying that “there’s also a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. What do I mean by that? What I mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities.” Colin Powell pointed to […]

by · January 13, 2013 · President Obama, Race in America