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Why Are Peter King’s Hearings So Loathsome? Let Us Count the Ways
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/03/08/why-are-peter-kings-hearings-so-loathsome-let-us-count-the-ways/

Some people seem to have great difficulty in understanding why U.S. Rep. Peter King’s hearings on radicalization of American Muslims, set to open this Thursday, are seen ...

After Vicious Anti-Muslim Rally, a Deafening Silence
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/03/04/after-vicious-anti-muslim-rally-a-deafening-silence/

The silence from those who organized and promoted a California anti-Muslim protest that devolved into a revolting display of hatred has been deafening.A major Muslim organization ...

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 ...