‘Low As It Gets,’ Says NBA Coach in Searing Takedown of ‘Soulless Coward’ Trump

“To lie about how previous presidents responded to the deaths of soldiers” is “beyond the pale,” said San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich Source:  Common Dreams/Jake Johnson Shortly following President Donald Trump’s false claim Monday that his predecessors did not reach out to the families of soldiers killed overseas, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich Read more »

Florida governor declares state of emergency before white nationalist speaks at UF

Source:  Miami Herald/Steve Bousquet Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in Alachua County three days ahead of a scheduled speech at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville by the white nationalist Richard Spencer. “I find that the threat of a potential emergency is imminent,” Scott said in a seven-page executive Read more »

As Hopes for Trump Impeachment Persist, New Warnings of a President Pence

“Pence is the inside man of the conservative money machine,” writes Jane Mayer for The New Yorker Source:  Common Dreams/Jessica Corbett As Republican insiders reportedly have new worries that Democratic victories in the 2018 midterm election could mean the impeachment of President Donald Trump, investigative journalist Jane Mayer, in her latest piece for The New Yorker, offers an in-depth warning about Read more »

How the Nazis Used Jim Crow Laws as the Model for Their Race Laws

Bill Moyers in conversation with author James Whitman about his new book “Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law Source:  Moyers & Company/Bill Moyers To get to the core of race in America today, read this new book by James Whitman. Whitman is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Read more »

Your Worst Fears About Fox News Are Confirmed By New Study

Everyone knows the news outlet serves as a virtual propaganda tool, but new research shows just how effective they are at it Source:  Common Dreams/Julia Conley Fox News Channel has been recognized since its inception in 1996, when it was established by Republican operative Roger Ailes, as a right-leaning news source. But a new study published Read more »

Richard Spencer Compares White Nationalism to Zionism

Source:  American Herald Tribune.com/Kate Harveston Adolf Hitler was a famously provocative orator. Being the centerpiece of a movement for values that defy human nature takes charisma. Despite their nature, even neo-fascists and white supremacists need to convince themselves that what they’re doing is OK. An effective leader can make the most heinous idea seem rational, Read more »

Interim Oklahoma police chief to resign after name found connected to neo-Nazi website

Source:  kfor.com/K. Querry Following the deadly clashes in Charlottesville, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a map of different hate groups based across the country. ISD Records, a Texoma-based website that sells racist media and memorabilia, claims to be “The Voice of Blood and Honour.” KXII researched the certificate of ownership of ISD Records and found Read more »

A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments

Source:  Reuters/Chris Kahn A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them. The Aug. 18-21 poll found that 54 percent of adults said Confederate monuments “should remain in all public spaces” Read more »

Media Remains Silent on Sen. McCain’s KKK Ancestry and How He Put Neo-Nazis in Power in Ukraine

The mainstream media applauded John McCain for his criticism of President Trump, but it left out a few key elements of his history with Neo-Nazis. Source:  The Free Thought Project/Rachel Blevins When former Republican Presidential Nominee John McCain is mentioned in the media, he is typically painted in a good light—an elderly senator and war Read more »

Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race Riot

Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are? Source:  Yes Magazine/Zenobia Jeffries In July of last year, after The New York Post ran the headline, “CIVIL WAR: Four cops killed at anti-police protest,” I wrote the column “How We Report on Structural Racism Can Hurt Us—Or Read more »