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Hatewatch Headlines 12/5/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on December 5, 2014 - 7:57 am

Missourian: ‘Journey for Justice’ march meets ugly counter-protest, complete with Confederate flag, keeps going.

WDAF-TV (Kansas City): Driver angry at Muslims intentionally crashes car into teen outside Somali Center, killing him.

Houston Chronicle: Teacher accused of anti-Muslim remarks to resign, get three months’ pay.

Think Progress: The Austin shooter and the violent Christian terrorist movement no one wants to talk about.

Daily Kos: Forum for police officers reveals raging racist undercurrents in discussion of Ferguson riots.

Breitbart Unmasked: Bircher-backed South Carolina state representative writes bills to nullify federal laws.

Raw Story: Ted Nugent furious about made-up claim that President Obama named Rev. Al Sharpton his ‘race czar.’

Talking Points Memo: Five Ohio sheriff’s deputies under investigation for racist text messages directed at fellow cops.




Hatewatch Headlines 12/4/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on December 4, 2014 - 8:30 am

Media Matters: Conservative media still denying how racism and history fueled Ferguson.

Liberaland: ‘Patriot’ ex-cop Mark Kessler now claims feds paid him to lure right-wing extremists with his profane videos.

Right Wing Watch: AFA’s Bryan Fischer does not like, or understand, the phrase ‘a nation of immigrants.’

Flathead Beacon: Whitefish City Council adopts pro-tolerance resolution in response to presence of white nationalists.

New York Times: A genial Roy Beck leads the bitter opposition to Obama’s immigration reform efforts.

Think Progress: Georgia town bars Muslims from renting worship space.

Raw Story: Arizona pastor Steve Anderson predicts AIDS-free Christmas if all gays are killed.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/3/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on December 3, 2014 - 8:12 am

CBS Houston: School board member regrets putting up Ku Klux Klan Christmas ‘greeting’ on his Facebook page.

Talking Points Memo: You want a dialogue on racism? These black teens are living it.

Huffington Post: Ex-NFL player Donte Stallworth comes clean on his dalliance with 9/11 trutherism.

Right Wing Watch: Scott Lively pronounces homosexuality worse than ‘murder or mass murder.’

Phoenix New Times: Extremist Tempe pastor Steven Anderson adds anti-Semitism to his resume.

Salon: Congress finally agrees that Nazis and other war criminals shouldn’t get Social Security.

Media Matters: Fox’s Eric Bolling asks, ‘Can black people be considered racist?’

Hatewatch Headlines 12/2/14  

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on December 2, 2014 - 8:29 am

Salon: The Christian right has a rage problem, as fundamentalists roil the country.

Raw Story: Chris Rock explains why the idea of racial progress is mostly about white people’s progress.

Media Matters: Fox News injects race into its reportage on the beating death of a Bosnian man in St. Louis.

Right Wing Watch: Larry Klayman says that President Obama is a ‘bigoted anti-white socialist’ in the mold of the KKK.

Think Progress: White Cleveland cops file lawsuit claiming they are punished too much for shooting people.

Talking Points Memo: Ben Carson manages to blame Ferguson on ‘the women’s lib movement.’

Hatewatch Headlines 12/1/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on December 1, 2014 - 6:19 am

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Police shut down mysterious ‘Oath Keepers’ guarding rooftops in downtown Ferguson.

Insite Blog: White supremacists distance themselves from Austin man’s shooting rampage.

CBS Denver: Raid on Colorado white supremacist’s home uncovers stash of weapons, ammunition.

Access ADL: Arrested ‘New Black Panther Party’ member also involved in sovereign citizens movement.

St. George News (Utah): Former compound of Warren Jeffs’ polygamist cult hosts free Thanksgiving feast for community.

Right Wing Watch: In Mississippi ruling, judge gives history of anti-gay discrimination.

The Tennessean: Ku Klux Klan chief sent to Nashville to finish prison term.

Think Progress: A lawmaker’s bizarre plan for Texas to secede from the Union, one law at a time.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11-26-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 26, 2014 - 8:30 am

IREHR: Tea Party faction leader claims to be plotting ‘takedown’ of President Obama with ex-military leaders.

Media Matters: Ted Nugent goes on racially charged rant about Ferguson, attacking ‘black Klansmen’ engaging in riots.

Talking Points Memo: KKK leader Frank Ancona meets with Anonymous member after Twitter hijacking.

San Francisco Chronicle: Concord man held in alleged hate crime for attempted arson at San Francisco church.

DiversityInc: What to do when you neighbor displays hate symbols.

The Herald (Everett, WA): Man with multiple pseudonyms harasses county by demanding all records dating back to 1776.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11/25/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 25, 2014 - 9:23 am

Think Progress: Legal experts explain how the grand jury in the Michael Brown case was set up for failure.

Associated Press: Florida man who ambushed Leon County deputies before dying in shootout held ‘anti-government views.’

Talking Points Memo: A history of racist callers on C-SPAN’s ‘Washington Journal’ and the reaction to them.

PoliticsUSA: KKK leader Frank Ancona makes ‘joke’ about killing Anonymous members. Flood of racist recruitment fliers in people’s neighborhoods masks the shrinking membership of the Ku Klux Klan.

Breitbart Unmasked: Man flies Nazi flag in front of his house because he’s upset with Obama’s immigration action.

Right Wing Watch: VDare writer calls for nativist third party to form if GOP fails to impeach Obama.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11/24/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 24, 2014 - 2:14 pm

IREHR: Tea Party activists seething over President Obama’s immigration-reform order.

Right Wing Watch: Five of the craziest conservative reactions to Obama’s immigration order, including race war and rebellion.

WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach, FL): Neo-Nazi William White gets 17-year sentence for threatening authorities after raid on compound.

HRC Blog: In a fabricated fight to save ‘the family,’ CWA’s top concern always boils down to stopping LGBT equality.

Raw Story: Kentucky fire chief refuses to help black family in auto accident: ‘We ain’t taking no niggers here.’

Reuters: Accused Aryan Brotherhood prison gang members indicted in Mississippi.

Talking Points Memo: Newspaper now says it ‘erred’ in running nativist cartoon of immigrants crashing Thanksgiving.


Hatewatch Headlines 11-21-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 21, 2014 - 7:41 am

Media Matters: Chief Justice Rush Limbaugh declares President Obama’s immigration order ‘unconstitutional.’

Right Wing Watch: Kris Kobach wonders if a Hispanic majority would conduct ‘ethnic cleansing’ of U.S.

Salon: Incoming Nevada House Speaker has a history of racially incendiary remarks.

Raw Story: Alex Jones warns that globalists may assassinate Obama as a ‘false flag’ to promote gun control and health care.

Breitbart Unmasked: University of Arizona suspends fraternity after attack on Jewish house, accompanied by ‘discriminatory’ remarks.

USA Today: Entire Missouri powder-puff football team plays in blackface, principal shrugs it off.

Free Thought Project: Anonymous threatens Ku Klux Klan with retaliation over threats to kill Ferguson protesters.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/19/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 19, 2014 - 8:00 am

Liberaland: Woman accused of KKK activity explains that some of her best friends are black.

Right Wing Watch: Donnie Swaggart claims that gay-rights activists would love to behead Christians.

Vice: The feds are trying to decimate the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, and so far succeeding.

JoeMyGod: AFA head Tim Wildmon warns that the Human Rights Campaign has declared war on Christians.

Think Progress: Mississippi group seeks to have government declare Christianity the official state religion.

Talking Points Memo: Virginia students protest administrator’s tweet describing interracial couples as a ‘worst nightmare.’