On the February 10th, 2016 episode of The Savage Nation, right-wing shock jock Michael Savage ranted about “the corrupt Hillary” and “the psychotic Communist Bernie,” and the eventual “Communist revolution” they will bring to America should one of them win. Continue reading “Michael Savage: Bernie Sanders Is A ‘Revolutionary Communist’ And Will Make ‘Black Lives Matter’ His ‘Personal Army’”
White supremacist pickup guru Heartiste weighed in on the horrific massacre at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College last Monday, and helped spread the baseless rumor that the killer, 26-year-old Christopher Harper-Mercer, was a secret Muslim. Continue reading “Heartiste Wonders Whether Mass Murderer Chris Harper-Mercer was an ‘Islamist Foot Soldier’”
The New York Times – The Supreme Court rules in favor of nationwide healthcare subsidies in King v. Burwell.
Politico – GOP sticks with Obamacare repeal plan.
Media Matters – Conservative media freaks out after the Supreme Court’s healthcare decision.
The Atlantic – In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court saves the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Think Progress – Justice Thomas says we can gut anti-discrimination laws because there are a lot of black NBA players.
Salon – Ted Nugent just called Obama the n-word, even if he insists that he didn’t.
Feministing – Study shows how men overcompensate when their masculinity is questioned.
Media Matters – Radio host Michael Berry compares the Confederate flag to the Koran.
We Hunted the Mammoth – Leading MRA site A Voice for Men continues to publish a Holocaust denier and marital rape apologist.
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.
Right-wing pundit calls LGBT advocates “Satan’s little soldiers,” clergy condemn anti-gay religious freedom bill, President Obama calls for paid sick/parental leave, and more. Continue reading “Random Headlines — 1/15/15”