Tag Archives: Alabama

“Donald Trump has chosen a white nationalist…as his pick for Attorney General”

This is Albert Turner, who led MLK's funeral procession. Jeff Sessions prosecuted him for helping black people vote https://t.co/LjC2deRFfC pic.twitter.com/tFVAeAXrSO — Ari Berman (@AriBerman) November 18, 2016 Donald Trump has… Read more »

America’s Lowest Common Denominator just elected the reincarnation of Benito Mussolini

If Donald Trump’s “victory tour” has you, like me, feeling as if you’re watching the modern-day reincarnation of Benito Mussolini, you’re onto something. Besides merely being an opportunity to spike… Read more »

Oregon football: Now just as craven and out of control as any other program

There is something far bigger than just Helfrich at play at Oregon, which in the past two decades has grown into one of college football’s elite programs. First as the… Read more »

About that whole “I’ll be a President for ALL Americans” thing….

Forget the basket. The truly deplorable ones end up in the cabinet. — John Dingell (@JohnDingell) November 18, 2016 WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump [announced] that he had tapped… Read more »

Jeff Sessions: Is it fair to judge someone today on what they said and/or did in 1986?

Heck of a sub-headline on this old @HowardKurtz report on Jeff Sessions' 1986 hearings. "NAACP 'Un-American,' Klansmen 'Okay.'" pic.twitter.com/UOzyDlzkuH — Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) November 18, 2016 If any of… Read more »

Syrian refugees: They’ just people…people who need to be served

MARIETTA, Ga. — William Stocks, a white, Alabama-born, Republican-leaning member of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, arrived at the tiny apartment of a Syrian refugee family on a Wednesday night after… Read more »

The John Birch Society: America’s Crazy Uncle once again gets a seat at the table

The Values Voter Summit, the annual event that brings together social conservatives and GOP politicians, has welcomed the far-right John Birch Society to sponsor a booth at the event’s exhibit… Read more »