According to Liz Trotta, black anchors and reporters should not share experiences of being profiled or discriminated against, since it “can only hurt their credibility.” After all, only white reporters and anchors have the credibility to objectively report on these issues without their “emotions getting in the way.” If there was a time I wished a woman had balls so I could give...
It almost happened. Not quite, but almost. Sooner or later, one of our favorite conservative darlings will forget themselves and really tell us how they feel about the president. I only wonder if that’ll be eye-opening enough for those who can’t seem to comprehend how much these people hate that man for being in the Oval Office?
I stumbled upon this comment over at Digby’s blog from one Graham Firchlis, and its an eye-opening one: This compound ethic of religious fundamentalism, bigotry and an eagerness for self-abnegation is what drove poor whites in the Old South to fight and die for the Confederacy. It wasn’t because they were doing so much better than black slaves. They weren’t, by any measure...
Are Women Human?: Rekia Boyd, Black Woman Shot By... →
pearlfectchassi: Source: Ben Bradley / ABC7Chicago.com CHICAGO - A woman shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer on Wednesday morning died Thursday. Family members say she was an innocent bystander and are calling for an investigation into her death. “How could this be justified?…
In Aftermath of ICE Operation, Wyoming Woman Burns... →
cognitivedissonance: There are no words. Please read and share. En memoria de Erica y Miriam Delgado. Su historia no debe ser silenciada.
The hits just keep coming for poor Rushbo: Previously, ThinkProgress has reported that 50 companies requested their advertising be pulled from the Rush Limbaugh show following his sexist attacks on Sandra Fluke. The publication of the memo adds an additional 91 companies to the list of companies that have dropped Limbaugh… Keeping the Think Progress correction in mind, that brings the...
A 24-year-old Michigan woman wins $1,000,000 from the state lotto. Not big news in itself, except for one thing: A Michigan woman who won a $1-million lottery jackpot last fall admits she’s continued to collect $200 a month in public assistance. That’s not all: The 24-year-old also says she deserves the financial aid because she’s now saddled with expenses related to two...
This is how it works in A-merry-ca. At the end of the day, left or right, it doesn’t really matter; we are all just one big happy family. Frankly, it makes me want to puke. The above is Field Negro wondering why the hell a guy like Bill Maher would go out of his way to give cover to Rush Limbaugh, of all people: “Hate to defend #RushLimbaugh but he apologized, liberals looking...
At presser, Obama gets questions from TV nets, not...
politico: A full list of reporters who got questions and their news organizations follows: Mike Viquiera, NBC News Jake Tapper, ABC News Jackie Calmes, New York Times Ed Henry, Fox News Aamer Madhani, USA Today Jessica Yellin, CNN Lori Montenegro, Telemundo Norah O’Donnell, CBS News Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times Christi Parsons, Chicago Tribune