Two months ago, a 21-year-old white male named Dylann Storm Roof walked into the historically black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Continue reading “Does AmRen’s Jared Taylor Have Blood on His Hands?”
For a week or so I’ll be taking a break from making any posts here due to some personal issues. I’ll be back at the beginning of August, but until then here are some more links to tide you over. Or not. I dunno.
Politico – Republicans plan new abortion push.
Media Matters – Media calls out deceptively edited video claiming to show Planned Parenthood ‘selling aborted baby parts.’
AlterNet – How a bizarre conspiracy about a military takeover of the southwest grew wildly out of control.
Talking Points Memo – The violent, vile Facebook rants of the ‘Counter Jade Helm’ leader.
We Are Respectable Negroes – Donald Trump, Dylann Roof, and the hate that right-wing Fox News hate media produced.
Jezebel – It’s the 167th anniversary of Seneca Falls.
We Hunted the Mammoth – MRA Janet Bloomfield starts a fundraiser for a crossbow in order to ‘shoot feminists in the face.’
The Atlantic – Franklin Graham’s turn toward intolerance.
The Root – The officer who shot unarmed Jonathan Ferrell is about to go on trial. Here are five things you should know.
Raw Story – Georgia trans*woman inmate raped again in midst of lawsuit for safer housing.
The New York Times – Era ends as South Carolina lowers Confederate flag.
AlterNet – South Carolina raised Confederate flag in ’61 to insult 9 black protesters — now took it down to honor 9 slain.
Salon – The Confederate flag is the American swastika and we should recoil from it in horror.
The Guardian – Georgia court to rule on whether Ku Klux Klan can join highway cleanup.
Talking Points Memo – Kentucky Governor and County Clerk in standoff over same-sex marriage.
Raw Story – Jesus camp for adults seeks to impose Christianity on the U.S. by converting 1,000 pastors into politicians.
The Daily Beast – FBI’s mistake let Dylann Roof buy a gun.
Politico – Scott Walker tweets his presidential run.
The Wrap – Bill Cosby’s quaalude confession is a ‘smoking gun’, legal expert says.
The Washington Post – The story of Bobby Jindal and an apparent exorcism you probably haven’t heard of.
Gizmodo – That photo of Hillary Clinton with a Confederate flag is fake.
Think Progress – The political exploitation of one undocumented murderer.
AL.com – Alabama man walking Confederate flag to Washington says ‘America has lost its way.’
Raw Story – Megyn Kelly freaks out over affirmative consent law, and asks what will become of men’s rights.
Talking Points Memo – White supremacist starts legal defense fund after FBI visit about Dylann Roof.
In a recent appearance on an online radio program, manosphere blogger and professional troll Matt Forney lashed out at the transgender community and accused a recent Nickelodeon sitcom of promoting “cuckold fetish” themes to children. Continue reading “Matt Forney Calls Transgender People ‘Completely Insane’ and Accuses Nickelodeon Show of Promoting ‘Cuckolding’”
Hatewatch – Anti-LGBT extremists react with outrage to marriage ruling.
Politico – Andrew Sullivan responds to marriage equality: ‘It is accomplished.’
Jacobin – Fights over the Confederate and Rhodesian flags give us a glimpse into the reactionary mind.
Talking Points Memo – How straight people finally realized that gay couples ‘respect’ marriage.
Raw Story – League of the South leader says John Wilkes Booth ‘took too long’ to assassinate ‘treasonous’ Lincoln.
Joe. My. God. – WorldNetDaily founder Joseph Farah says God will punish America for marriage equality.
Think Progress – Following the Charleston massacre, black churches are targeted by arsonists across the South.
The Daily Beast – ISIS unleashes its full terror potential.
Raw Story – Leader of group cited in Dylann Roof’s ‘manifesto’ donated to top Republicans — including Cruz, Paul, and Santorum.
The Root – President Obama discusses racism, and says the n-word, in a presidential podcast. (Cue conservative pearl-clutching.)
Right Wing Watch – Meet the Republican candidates who have defended the Confederate flag.
Talking Points Memo – S.C. Gov. Haley crafting plan to take down the Confederate flag.
Jacobin – Last Wednesday’s shooting in Charleston is part of a long history of white terrorism in the South.
Salon – One insane Fox News segment shows just how far conservatives will go to downplay racism.
NY Mag – Parsing clues ahead of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.
Feministing – Court upholds Planned Parenthood’s telemedicine abortion program in Iowa.
Charleston massacre suspect Dylann Roof is captured in North Carolina, the Census Bureau considers dropping “race” from its survey, Clarence Thomas deals a blow to neo-Confederates, and more. Continue reading “Random Headlines — Massacre In Charleston”