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Hatewatch Headlines 10/27/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2014 - 8:50 am

Washington Post: Michael Peroutka’s extremism-tinged campaign stirs things up in Ann Arundel County.

Right Wing Watch: Five years after passage of federal hate crimes law, religious right’s dire predictions haven’t materialized.

USA Today: Islamists may grab our interest, but we need to pay attention to far-right Christian extremists too.

Alpenhorn News (CA): White supremacist’s appeal of 200-year prison sentence for 2009 assault is turned away.

Raw Story: A Hispanic man delivers absentee ballots, and now conservatives want him dead.

KIVI-TV (Pocatello, ID): Two Muslim women frightened by angry man telling them to ‘get out of my country.’

JoeMyGod: Eugene Delgaudio warns would-be donors that gays want to make it legal to rape and murder young boys.

Hatewatch Headlines 10-24-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2014 - 8:17 am

Right Wing Watch: Top ‘birther’ Richard Mack says Ted Cruz, sadly, is ineligible to become president.

Breitbart Unmasked: Murrieta’s anti-immigrant mayor arrested, resigns after car crash injures cheerleaders.

Chicago Tribune: Man pleads guilty to hate crime charge in West Side attack on lesbian couple.

Think Progress: North Dakota is on the verge of passing the nation’s most extreme anti-abortion ‘personhood’ statute.

Jackson Free Press: Pledge aligns Mississippi Democratic candidate Childers with anti-immigrant hate group FAIR.

Raw Story: Video shows San Francisco tour guide’s racist rant: ‘Fuck your ginseng!’

The Cabin: Protesters assemble against Family Research Council at Arkansas event.

Hatewatch Headlines 10-23-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 23, 2014 - 8:23 am

Breitbart Unmasked: Anti-abortion radicals in Huntsville, Ala., now following clinic volunteers home.

JoeMyGod: Straight couple seeks to intervene in marriage case because gays literally want to steal their marriage.

Crooks and Liars: Rep. Louie Gohmert warns that gay massage will make our soldiers vulnerable to terrorism.

PsyPost: Soon to become a minority in U.S., whites express declining support for diversity.

IREHR: Aryan Brotherhood poses a real danger, but it is not part of the white nationalist movement.

Media Matters: NYT columnist Douthat apologizes for speaking appearance at anti-LGBT group’s fundraiser.

Right Wing Watch: Conservative author wants Southern states to secede over gay rights, name new country ‘Reagan.’

Hatewatch Headlines, 10/22/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 22, 2014 - 11:25 am

Right Wing Watch: Five extremist candidates are likely to make it to Congress this fall.

Raw Story: South Carolina football coach fired after team mocks black opponents with watermelon.

Think Progress: How a notorious conservative group tricked a scholar into joining their nativist attack on Latino voters.

Media Matters: New York Times columnist Ross Douthat helped raise funds for group working to criminalize gay sex.

IREHR: Looking back at the long, sordid history of Matt Koehl’s extremist politics.

Mother Jones: Man who believes God talks to us through ‘Duck Dynasty’ about to become Texas’ second-in-command.

Hatewatch Headlines, 10/21/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 21, 2014 - 6:18 am

Raw Story: Pat Robertson rants over ‘deadly’ gay marriage in Idaho, calling it an ‘onslaught.’

Pink News: Rep. Eugen Delgaudio warns that soon gay men will ‘terrorize’ day-care centers and churches.

Salon: A look at the perverted ‘science’ and racial delusions of American Renaissance and its operations.

Right Wing Watch: Bryan Fisher warns that gay activists are like Nazis and mullahs who seek to impose ‘secular sharia.’

Talking Points Memo: Keith Ablow wins the prize as the biggest race-hustler on Fox News with his Ebola scaremongering.

Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA): Racist graffiti, noose at local high school being investigated as hate incident.

Hatewatch Headlines, 10/20/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 20, 2014 - 8:22 am

Salon: This may be the worst race-baiting political since Willie Horton hit the airwaves.

The Daily Beast: On a ski slope in Montana, a GOP foreign-policy aide is confronted with a noted white nationalist.

Baltimore Sun: Michael Peroutka, under pressure as candidate, says he’s no longer a League of the South member.

Right Wing Watch: Ted Cruz agrees that American pastors may soon be ‘hauled off to jail for a hate crime.’

City Paper (Pittsburgh, PA): Noted nativist Rep. Daryl Metcalfe proves once again that he really dislike immigrants.

KLTV-TV (Tyler, TX): Ku Klux Klan flyers popping up in people’s yards around East Texas.

Associated Press: Alabama white supremacist convicted on charges from methamphetamine dealings.


Hatewatch Headlines 10/17/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 17, 2014 - 8:27 am

The Guardian: The whiteness project will make you wince, because white people can be rather awful.

Southern Progress: Racist email is only a small part of an ugly picture of Arkansas attorney-general candidate.

Right Wing Watch: Far right pours money into Montana Supreme Court race, hoping to unseat current justice.

Think Progress: The ugly racial undertones in our panicked response to Ebola.

Talking Points Memo: On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart explains white privilege to a disbelieving Bill O’Reilly.

Register-Guard (Eugene, OR): Sovereign-citizen couple facing trial for $1.1 million in tax evasion, claiming laws don’t apply to them.

Raw Story: Pennsylvania teen claims he had no racial motivation in donning KKK hood, shouting racial slurs.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/15/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 15, 2014 - 8:43 am

Right Wing Watch: Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, says Obama wants Ebola to spread so he can ‘take control’ of everything.

Crooks and Liars: Threat of ‘massacre’ forces feminist Anita Sarkeesian to cancel lecture at Utah State.

Talking Points Memo: It turns out that selling a swastika product is a problem for Sears.

Liberaland: Missouri public official says she meant ‘no ill intent’ in calling for military coup against ‘domestic enemy’ Obama.

Vice: Man who spoofed chemtrails conspiracy theorists draws wrath for hoax video.

Hullabaloo: Culture warriors in Asheville, N.C., compare rainbow flag on City Hall to a Nazi banner.

Liberal America: Alex Jones claims Glenn Beck ‘actually works for Obama,’ and the SPLC too.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/14/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 14, 2014 - 8:37 am

PunditFact: Tony Perkins’ claims about effects of parents’ genders on kids are rated False.

Joe.My.God: Anti-LGBT documentary financed by Russian government stars American activist Scott Lively.

Think Progress: Columbus’ real legacy lives in the brutal disparities suffered by Native Americans.

HRC Blog: Ten shocking facts about the anti-LGBT American Family Association.

Daily Kos: Colorado attorney-general candidate the latest Republican to demand states ‘take back’ federal lands.

Indian Country Today: Native plaintiffs’ suit to preserve Montana federal judge’s racist emails keeps moving forward.

Breitbart Unmasked: Ohio sovereign citizen lady fought the law, and the law won.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/13/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 13, 2014 - 8:10 am

ProPublica: Black male teens are 21 times more likely to be killed by police than white males.

The Nation: Why the continuing threats against President Obama speak volumes about the state of race in America.

Right Wing Watch: Pat Buchanan calls for ‘massive civil disobedience’ to combat ‘anti-Christian discrimination.’

Media Matters: NRA News goes to bat for sheriff who warned of civil war with the government.

Spe-lunk-ing: Matt Parrott, cofounder of Traditionalist Youth Network, declares: ‘Nazism isn’t radical enough.’

WXIX-TV (Cincinatti, OH): Ku Klux Klan flyers handed out in Hamilton neighborhood.

Talking Points Memo: Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Ted Olson gang up on FRC’s Tony Perkins in debate over gay marriage.