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Hatewatch Headlines 11/17/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 17, 2014 - 8:21 am

Phoenix New Times: Ex-Minuteman leader Chris Simcox spurns plea deal, will proceed with trial on child-molestation charges.

Orlando Sentinel: Former Zimmerman supporter Frank Taaffe says he hopes grand jury testimony can help ‘make amends.’

City Pages (Minneapolis): KSTP doubles down with new report defending ‘Pointergate’ report on mayor and supposed gang sign.

Liberaland: Arizona-based ‘open carry’ activist issues ugly threats to moms’ gun-control group.

Raw Story: Anonymous responds to KKK’s Twitter taunts by hacking, taking over their account.

AlterNet: Here are 12 extremist right-wing cartoon characters we just voted into office.

Media Matters: Here’s how far-right gun extremist Larry Pratt keeps getting himself invited onto TV programs.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11/14/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 14, 2014 - 8:34 am

Raw Story: Ku Klux Klan leader Frank Ancona defends threat of lethal force against Ferguson ‘terrorists.’

The IND: Add ‘misogynist’ to the bigoted resume of Louisiana school board candidate ‘Coach Don.’

Right Wing Watch: Glenn Beck warns that ‘revolutionaries will come and they will pull you out of your car and they will shoot you.’

Reuters: Frazier Glenn Cross has court hearing on Kansas murders as attorney asks for more time for evaluation.

Think Progress: Mayor, council ban abortion clinics from Georgia city to avoid the ‘drama’.

Fox 32 News (Chicago): ‘Sovereign citizen’ squatters take over, then are evicted from Chicago home.

New Statesman: Nicki Minaj’s Nazi-themed new music video so misguided, it only succeeds in offending everyone.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11/13/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 13, 2014 - 8:32 am

Diversity Inc: Ferguson braces for grand-jury decision on whether to charge police officer in Brown’s death.

Riverfront Times: Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader claims the Ferguson protests are helping drive recruitment.

Right Wing Watch: Ben Carson will crack down on non-citizens by revoking their citizenship.

Phoenix New Times: Mesa’s ‘Red Mountain Tea Party’ hosts Bradlee Dean, the second hate group leader in a row.

The New Civil Rights Movement: Texas Tea Party state senator is working to enshrine religious discrimination in the state constitution.

Talking Points Memo: Colorado lawmaker who performed exorcism on Obama warns that there’s an anti-Jesus backlash.

Breitbart Unmasked: Hate crime victim’s response to perpetrator of bashing goes viral.

Hatewatch Headlines, 11/12/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 12, 2014 - 8:34 am

Orlando Sentinel: Judge gives convicted white supremacist leader Faella six-month sentence for domestic terrorism.

Raw Story: California man blames Obama, black people after running over and killing a black man.

Right Wing Watch: Talk show host Stan Solomon speculates that President Obama is ‘a homosexual Muslim married to a man.’

Think Progress: Texas lawmaker wants a constitutional ‘license to discriminate’ against LGBT workers and customers.

Breitbart Unmasked: ‘Sovereign citizen’ led police in Mount Carmel, PA, on a two-hour chase.

Crooks and Liars: Nevada’s Cliven Bundy caucus takes aim at the BLM.


Hatewatch Headlines 11/11/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 11, 2014 - 12:55 pm

Right Wing Watch: Conservative guru Richard Viguerie warns that any action on immigration reform will trigger a ‘civil war.’

Political Research Associates: Focus on the Family, Alliance Defending Freedom invade classrooms, curriculum around the globe.

JoeMyGod: White supremacists applaud Sixth Circuit Court for using their anti-LGBT arguments in upholding gay-marriage bans.

Good As You: ADF’s new marriage pamphlet equates current marriage equality backers with 1880s polygamists, 1960s segregationists.

Huffington Post: Haley Barbour makes ‘tar babies’ remark, then issues fake apology.

Media Matters: Sen. Rand Paul writes a foreword for Judge Napolitano, Confederate apologist and 9-11 conspiracy theorist.

Talking Points Memo: Ben Stein explains that the ‘real problem with race’ is the ‘self-defeating black underclass.’

Salon: Luke Russert, Joni Ernst, and the media’s bizarre refusal to cover the tide of extremism in the 2014 election.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/10/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 10, 2014 - 7:52 am

Think Progress: Mayor accused of flashing ‘gang sign’ while posing with black voter-outreach worker.

Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS]: Mississippi group’s ballot petition aims to set aside a ‘Confederate heritage month’.

Right Wing Watch: AFA’s Bryan Fischer suggests Native Americans were justifiably removed from their land.

Media Matters: Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera explains that in ‘minority culture,’ they embrace the ‘thug ethic.’

Coeur d’Alene Press: New church affiliated with Chuck Baldwin’s ‘Liberty Church’ opens in northern Idaho.

Crooks and Liars: Texas prayer-breakfast attendees use obscenities, assault reporter for going live during prayers.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/7/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 7, 2014 - 8:45 am

Salon: Obama hatred, the South, and the truth about GOP wins: It is all still about race.

Talking Points Memo: ‘Republicans hate that nigger Obama,’ rants C-SPAN caller on the air.

Right Wing Watch: Michael Savage tells audience that GOP must impeach Obama, stop him before he ‘triggers an insurrection.’

Raw Story: Arizona looks to Bundy Ranch for inspiration in passing anti-federal ‘nullification’ proposition.

Daily Kos: South Carolina exit poll asked voters whether ‘blacks are getting too demanding’ over equal rights.

JoeMyGod: Thinly veiled political ad posing as a ‘documentary’ helps plump the aspirations of far-right candidate Ben Carson.

New York Post: Veteran New York EMS spews racist tweets, gets caught, breaks down and cries.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/6/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 6, 2014 - 8:11 am

Salon: How the right’s racist ‘poverty pimp’ trope raised its ugly head, yet again.

IREHR: Once again, Tea Party candidates outperformed their mainstream rivals in this year’s elections.

Capital Gazette (Annapolis, MD): Extremist candidate Michael Peroutka wins council seat in Ann Arundel County.

M Live: Leader of American Family Association’s Michigan chapter wins polarized state House race.

JoeMyGod: Scott Lively scrapes together only 0.9 percent of the vote in Massachusetts gubernatorial race.

Right Wing Watch: Meet Gordon Klingenschmitt, Colorado’s new anti-LGBT, demon-hunting state legislator.

Think Progress: Even in deep red states, voters rejected radical ‘personhood’ measures.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/5/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 5, 2014 - 8:18 am

Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, WI): Judge apologizes for citing Auschwitz, Nazi rule as examples of efficiency.

Vox: Meet the white man doing the lonely work of making white people talk about race.

Edge Boston: Anti-LGBT hate group urges followers to discriminate just like Rosa Parks would.

Herald Banner (Rockwall County, TX): Local official mum about planned neo-Nazi rally at rural county courthouse.

Right Wing Watch: Michael Savage says America is now Sodom and Gomorrah, thanks to Obama.

Raw Story: Neo-Confederates want Mississippi voters to proclaim Christianity as official religion.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/4/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 4, 2014 - 8:25 am

Baltimore Sun: Annapolis man charged with threatening President Obama with beheading.

Daily Beast: The response to Mary Landrieu’s remarks shows why you can’t tell people the truth about race.

Raw Story: Alex Jones warns that Obama ‘put out a green light’ for ‘groups of black youths’ to kidnap white women.

Dallas Morning News: GOP county judge’s snide remarks about ‘food stamps’ and voters stirs controversy.

Talking Points Memo: Jon Stewart says that Redskins fans said some ‘vile shit’ during infamous segment.

USA Today: John Abar’s ‘more inclusive’ version of the Ku Klux Klan makes Montanans suspicious.

Right Wing Watch: Larry Klayman vows to stop Obama’s racist Ebola-ISIS plot.