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Steve Benen : Some of Texas Republicans’ Best Friends Are Jewish

Is Texas House Speaker Straus not Christian enough? Straus, on the right, is shown with Texas Gov. Rick Perry (center) and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Photo by Harry Cabluck / AP.Christian conservatives trying to oustJewish speaker of Texas State House … finish reading Steve Benen : Some of Texas Republicans’ Best Friends Are Jewish

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Life During Wartime : A Tool in Arizona

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / Historians Against the War / The Rag BlogThe Rag Blog

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SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick: his family gave $1,023,527 to the Republicans. Photo by Brian Smale. Original graphic from Fortune. Satirical enhancement by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Echoes of Apartheid:Boycott the Arizona Diamondbacks By Dave Zirin / April 24, … finish reading SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

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Primal Scream : White Racism and the Tea Party Movement

Sign at Tea Party in Madison, WI, April 14, 2009. Photo by cometstarmoon / Wikimedia Commons.Bubbling under the surface:Racial resentment in the Tea Party movement By Rich Benjamin / February 9, 2010 [Rich Benjamin’s commentary on the underlying “white grievance” … finish reading Primal Scream : White Racism and the Tea Party Movement

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Steve Russell : On Being ‘Outed’ as an American Indian

Tribal secrets:Carrying the freight of being an Indian Being outed as an American Indian changed my professional life, starting with an overnight 20 point drop in my IQ. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2010 Steve … finish reading Steve Russell : On Being ‘Outed’ as an American Indian

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Starr Takes Shine to Sotomayor

Starr’s attack of rightwing realism is more evidence, if any was needed, of what I said from the get-go: Sotomayor is not a radical. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / June 20, 2009 Kenneth Starr, who certainly lives … finish reading Starr Takes Shine to Sotomayor

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Far Right Makes Big Gains in European Elections

Nick Griffin, leader of the BNP in Great Britain, celebrates as results are announced at Manchester Town Hall. Griffin has a criminal conviction for incitement likely to cause racial hatred. Photo by Dave Thompson / PA.Hard right on the move … finish reading Far Right Makes Big Gains in European Elections

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The Sotomayor Nomination : Racism and Right-Wing Lunacy

Racism and Right-Wing Lunacy Her comment was simply a truism: identity shapes experience, which then informs perceptions. Identity provides a lens through which one then observes reality. By Tim Wise / June 1, 2009 For a group that regularly decries … finish reading The Sotomayor Nomination : Racism and Right-Wing Lunacy

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : ‘The Mormons are Coming, the Jews are Coming’

“The Mormons are Coming” / Californians Against Hate. As Martin Buber said, ‘I do not even know what it means to say that “The ends justify the means,” but I can tell you this: The means that you actually use … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : ‘The Mormons are Coming, the Jews are Coming’

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‘Pedro’ Tancredo : GOP Mad Buffoon du Jour

Pedro Tancredo in full battle array. Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Republican attack dog Tom Tancredo calls Sonia Sotomayor a racist This is just the tip of the iceberg of a long list of hateful, insane acts and … finish reading ‘Pedro’ Tancredo : GOP Mad Buffoon du Jour

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What’s in a Name? ‘César Chávez Blvd’ and Dallas’ Own Border Fence

Supporters of renaming a Dallas street for César Chávez crowd a City Planning Commission meeting at Dallas City Hall.Dallas: Latino Heroes Need Not Apply right-wing, anti-immigrant forces… dig in their heels and draw their own border fence to block Latino … finish reading What’s in a Name? ‘César Chávez Blvd’ and Dallas’ Own Border Fence

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Thorne Dreyer : While Opposing Israeli Aggression, We Must Also Fight Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic cartoon from Arab press / WMD. Anti-Semitism is for cowards. We believe Israel as it positions itself in the world to be a reactionary force, a rogue state. But that has nothing to do with the Jewish people or … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : While Opposing Israeli Aggression, We Must Also Fight Anti-Semitism

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