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Hate in the Mainstream

A collection of quotes regarding race and hate

"Most black people … have a socialist mentality. They depend on the government, they don't get married, most of them don't work hard … and if we allow the socialist Barack Obama to get in, our country would become that way."
JESSE LEE PETERSON, an anti-gay black pastor with his own Internet-based radio show,
during an Oct. 20 appearance on Clear Channel's "The Big Show with Bill Cunningham"

"Why should a welfare recipient have the right to vote? They're only gonna vote themselves a raise."
MICHAEL SAVAGE, on the Oct. 22 edition of Talk Radio Network's "The Savage Nation"

"Well, I think probably there'll be ham hocks and turnip greens."
G. GORDON LIDDY, commenting during the Nov. 4 broadcast of his Radio America program
on what sort of food would be served in an Obama-run concentration camp

"I'm not comparing him to Adolf Hitler. What I'm saying is there is the potential."
— U.S. Rep. PAUL BROUN (R-Ga.), quoted by The Associated Press on Nov. 10 saying that he fears Obama will establish a Gestapo-like force to impose a Marxist or fascist dictatorship

"Viva Viagra. Well — after all, who's gonna father the next generation of illegals to come swarming across the border in their effort to reconquer the Southwest?"
JIM QUINN, on the Nov. 18 edition of his syndicated radio show "The War Room With Quinn & Rose," reacting to Mexico City's plans to distribute erectile-dysfunction drugs to elderly men

"[T]here's gonna be a wholesale firing of competent white men in the United States government."
MICHAEL SAVAGE, on the Nov. 18 edition of Talk Radio Network's "The Savage
Nation," predicting what Obama's election as president will bring

"What troubles me so deeply … is that there is a real, unbroken line between the jihadist savagery in Mumbai [India] and the hedonistic, irresponsible, blindly selfish goals and tactics of our homegrown sexual jihadists."
— Singer, actor and writer PAT BOONE, in a Dec. 6 commentary on the right-wing WorldNetDaily website, comparing mass murderers to gay rights activists who are seeking to reverse California's Proposition 8, passed in November, outlawing same-sex marriage

"So you may as well start an Obama savings account right now so that that welfare mom can have her new plasma TV as she pops kids out like a Pez dispenser."
— Substitute host RICK ROBERTS, explaining on the Dec. 8 broadcast of Talk Radio Network's "The Savage Nation" why people should forego giving to charities at Christmas

Quotes on this page were compiled from media accounts, web pages, e-mail groups
and media matters for america, a website that monitors the far right.