David Duke: Louisiana Black Lives Matter Protest Was Like The Mau Mau Uprising

On yesterday’s episode of Fash the Nation, Senate candidate David Duke made a guest appearance to discuss his campaign and a recent protest in Louisiana over a statue of Andrew Jackson. Continue reading “David Duke: Louisiana Black Lives Matter Protest Was Like The Mau Mau Uprising”

Harriet Tubman Will be Placed on the $20 Bill, and Alt-Righters are Horrified

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Today the news broke that abolitionist Harriet Tubman will officially replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill — an entirely symbolic victory for people outraged by, say, chattel slavery and the wholesale slaughter of Native Americans, but a victory nonetheless I suppose.

One would think the choice to be entirely uncontroversial, as Harriet Tubman was someone that both conservatives and liberals should, theoretically, be able to rally behind. After all, she was a heroic, gun-toting, Republican woman of color who rescued some seventy people from the grim specter of slavery. Who could object to her? Well, if you guessed the people who don “Make America Great Again” hats while railing against Jews and “cuckservatives,” you’d be correct. Continue reading “Harriet Tubman Will be Placed on the $20 Bill, and Alt-Righters are Horrified”

Random Headlines — 7/14/15

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BuzzFeed News – County in Missouri to lower flags ‘below half staff’ to mourn same-sex marriage.
The New York Times – Scott Walker enters 2016 presidential race, pledging conservative agenda.
NPR – Pentagon weighs allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military.
Talking Points Memo – Rick Santorum calls for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Wonkette – ‘Fitness and Liberty’ gun group uses rainbow flags as targets.
Raw Story – Court psychologist finds conservative clown Dinesh D’Souza ‘arrogant and intolerant.’
The American Prospect – Andrew Jackson’s dark legacy belongs to all of us — Democrat and Republican alike.
AlterNet – Four horrifying things Scott Walker did in Wisconsin that he could impose on all of America.