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The Last Word: Hatewatch’s 4th Annual Smackdown Awards
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/12/27/the-last-word-hatewatch-smackdown-awards/

A skirt-chasing neo-Nazi huffs about the sexual mores of “the Jews.” An infamous Fox News personality predicts that one quarter of Americans will be starving come New ...

Critic: King’s Proposed Hearings on Muslim ‘Radicalization’ Evokes McCarthyism
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/12/23/critic-kings-proposed-hearings-on-muslim-radicalization-evokes-mccarthyism/

U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), known for his incendiary remarks about Muslim Americans, has asked for a round of hearings into the radicalization of Muslim America – a move ...

Newest Extreme Right Demand: Bring Back McCarthyism
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/12/14/newest-extreme-right-demand-bring-back-mccarthyism/

Between 1950 and 1954, Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy led one of the most notorious political witch-hunts in U.S. history. Aided by the parallel activities of the House Committee ...

9.12 Project Paranoia: Obama Wants to See You… Naked!
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/10/18/9-12-project-paranoia-obama-wants-to-see-you-naked/

Unsurprisingly, Glenn Beck’s 9.12 Project has absorbed much of its founder’s famous paranoia. Based on Beck’s fevered lectures and paid endorsements, legions of 9.12’ers ...

Political Mudslingers Populate Far-Right Miami Conference
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/09/16/political-mudslingers-populate-far-right-miami-conference/

MIAMI, Fla. — Self-described “birther king” and World Net Daily (WND) founder Joseph Farah said today that he thinks one or two states will pass legislation in the next ...

Author Interview: Journalist Probes ‘Backlash’ Under Obama
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/08/30/author-interview-journalist-probes-backlash-under-obama/

After Barack Obama’s 2008 election as the nation’s 44th president, the Tea Party movement sprang up, as did increasingly shrill assertions that the president was a socialist, ...

Conservatives’ Friendly Gestures Toward Gays Infuriate Far Right
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/08/18/conservatives-gestures-toward-gays-infuriates-far-right/

Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter’s decision to be the featured speaker next month at a “Homocon” gathering of homosexual conservatives has gotten her axed ...

Publishing Cesspool: James Edwards Writes a Book
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/29/publishing-cesspool-james-edwards-writes-a-book/

After a four-month hiatus that many hoped would be permanent ended in June 2008,  James Edwards’ hate-fueled radio show, “The Political Cesspool,” has reestablished ...

Shirley Sherrod and the Right: A Day That Will Live in Infamy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/21/shirley-sherrod-and-the-right-a-day-that-will-live-in-infamy/

The entire Shirley Sherrod affair is so disgusting, such a stomach-churning episode of right-wing lies, propagandists posing as “journalists,” and craven political cowardice ...

Another Long, Hot Black Nationalist Summer at Fox News
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/19/another-long-hot-black-nationalist-summer-at-fox-news/

It must be July, because Fox News is once again hyperventilating over a racially charged non-story. One year ago, it was Glenn Beck’s crusade against Van Jones, the White ...