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US Politics & Gov't

Voter Warns Mary Landrieu on Obama: 'I Don't Vote for Black People...They Got Their Place' (TEXT and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, Mary Landrieu, racism, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, republicans, democrats, economy )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - rawstory.com
An article published by NPR on Tuesday indicated that Sen. Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) tough re-election battle in Louisiana could be less about her vote for health care reform, and more about her decision to support the country's first black president.
Some Republicans See Racism As a Factor in Immigration Stalemate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Immigration reform, racism, congress, government, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, lies, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - buzzfeed.com
"I hate to say this, because these are my people -- but I hate to say it, but it's racial," says a Republican congressman.
Michigan GOP Official: 'Herd All the Indians' to Detroit, Build a Fence and Throw in Corn (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michigan, Detroit, republicans, L.Brooks Patterson, racism, ethics, government )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - rawstory.com
A Republican county official in Michigan is in hot water after making racial comments about Detroit, including the idea that the city should be turned into a detention center for "all the Indians."
Obama Suggests Racism Animates Some Critics, Animated Conservative Critics Freak Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, racism, Americans, government, politics, republicans, democrats, media, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - rawstory.com
President Barack Obama predictably angered his critics by suggesting that some of them don't like him because he's black.
Washington Post Columnist Says NYC Mayor's Biracial Family Makes 'Conventional' People 'Gag' (UPDATE: Cohen Responds)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill de Blasio, Washington Post, Richard Cohen, Americans, racism, bi-racial, politics, government, ethics, elections, republicans, media )

Carrie
- 159 days ago - rawstory.com
The Washington Post's ostensibly liberal columnist Richard Cohen set off a ruckus on Monday with his latest column, in which he said that the family of New York City's mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is unconventional enough to be physically revolting to...
Ted Cruz Advises Trayvon Martin's Mom to Just Chill and Take One for Team Black
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Ted Cruz, racism, Trayvon Martin, ethics, corruption, politics, republicans, dishonesty, crime, abuse )

Carrie
- 173 days ago - rawstory.com
Soulless approximation of a human being Ted Cruz (R-Ted Cruz) showed up for work today at that business he tried to burn to the ground a few weeks ago and his first order of business was to sociopathsplain to Trayvon Martin's mom that her son's murder...
Holder: Restrictive North Carolina Voting Law 'An Intentional Attempt to Break a System That Was Working' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, North Carolina, racism, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, news )

Carrie
- 201 days ago - rawstory.com
These regulations have been harshly criticized by many in North Carolina. "It is an outright attempt to manipulate voting and the result of voting through suppressing the African-American and the votes of others that expand the electorate in ways not...
GOP Launches Race War to Boost the 1 Percent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, GOP/TP, racism, the 1%, government, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, lies, freedoms, economy, congress, abuse, propaganda )

Carrie
- 203 days ago - alternet.org
From Newt's epithets to the gutting of food stamps, Republicans try to unite white people to serve a hideous agenda.
Colorado Lawmaker Mocks Poverty Hearing With 'Silent Protest' By Bringing Fried Chicken (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colorado, racism, republicans, government, ethics, news, media, politics, corruption, americans )

Carrie
- 226 days ago - rawstory.com
Colorado state Rep. Lori Saine (R) reportedly brought fried chicken to a hearing on poverty as a protest after a fellow lawmaker was criticized last month for blaming the diet of African-Americans and Hispanics for racial disparities in the poverty rate.
 

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