Thomas Sowell – The Politics Of Hopelessness

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Finding racism where it’s not as blatant, and inventing it where it’s not present | WashingtonExaminer.com

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Finding racism where it’s not as blatant, and inventing it where it’s not present | WashingtonExaminer.com.
by Timonthy P. Carney

Falsely crying racism for political gain is a good way to make some people believe racism doesn’t exist any more.

I said that on Twitter this morning and was treated to a barrage of inanity from liberal writers like Matt Yglesias and Oliver Willis. But the point I made is true and important. I’ll elaborate here. Continue reading →

Liberal Racism is Apparently Ok

by Jeff Swanson

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I don’t think liberals are actually racist. I don’t think liberals intend to perpetuate racism. The reality is, intentional or not, liberals are guilty of racism. I’m sure if you were to ask a liberal, they’d be aghast at the assertion.

Yet, when a liberal applies different standards to a liberal minority than is applied to a conservative minority, it’s certainly something. Continue reading

The GOP and Racism, Yet Again – Jonah Goldberg – National Review Online

The GOP and Racism, Yet Again – Jonah Goldberg – National Review Online.
by Jonah Goldberg

If the GOP wants to win more black votes, it will need to get a lot more “racist.”

The scare quotes are necessary because I don’t think the Republican party is racist now (and, historically, the GOP has a lot less to answer for than the Democratic party does). But that hasn’t stopped a lot of people from slandering Republicans as racist for one reason or another. Continue reading →

Republicans, Minorities and All the Demographic Hubbub

by Jeff Swanson

It’s pretty clear from the post election Conservative fits that the Republican Party is going to fail at capturing minority votes. Just downright fail. As much as I hope against hope the party will alert itself to the growing minority population, we are destined to be old white guys.

I’m not even that old. Middle aged perhaps. Continue reading

Andrew Sullivan’s Tomfoolery about Obama, Race and the Confederacy

by Jeff Swanson


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Andrew Sullivan is hoping for attention. That’s the best I can assume.

Who is Andrew Sullivan? He is a writer for the Daily Beast and a columnist for the (London) Sunday Times. He purports to be a Conservative but at many turns, that appears to be questionable.

What’s the deal with Sullivan?

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