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Archive of posts published in the tag: racism

Politically Useful Lives

from Kevin Williamson in National Review, Black Lives Matter Excerpt: The reality is this: Black men, especially young black men, die violent deaths at appalling rates in these United States. But they do not die very often at the hands…

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Rorschach Racism

Daniel Greenfield writes in his excellent blog, Sultan Knish, The Progressive Psychoracialists of McRacism. Excerpts: Oddly enough he wasn’t talking about himself, but psychoracialists, like psychoanalysts, always find the dirty pictures and the racial slurs in someone else’s Rorschach inkblot.…

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Is Our Criminal Justice System Racially Biased?

Excerpt from The Post-Zimmerman Poison Pill by Heather Mac Donald from the National Review: The idea that the criminal-justice system discriminates against blacks — and that this bias explains blacks’ disproportionate presence in custody — is a staple of civil-rights…

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Racialization

Daniel Greenfield writes in his excellent blog The Sultan Knish, Government is the New Race, 6/7/13. Excerpts: While you might think that it would be impossible to run an entire cable news network around accusing people of racism, MSNBC has…

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The New Glass Ceiling

Daniel Greenfield writes in his excellent blog Sultan Knish, Inequality for All, 3/31/13. Excerpts:  Bigotry is too prized a resource to just watch it drain away in some communal pool of brotherhood and sisterhood. The only thing to do is…

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The Price of Clarity

“The Risk of Insult is the Price of Clarity”- Roy Williams Politicians love to use words without meaning, or words they refuse to define.  Business people often fall for this trap as well. Such vague usage may seem to make…

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The Small Minds of the Media

The opposition is unable to let go of the racism charge. Racism, like anti-Semitism is a strong serious charge.  But those who level it so constantly at the Tea Party and other political opponents are intellectually lazy and cowardly.  They…

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Hatred’s Political Utility

Ruth Wisse writes in the November 2010  Commentary (hard copy) The Anti-Semite’s Pointed Finger about the incredible historic persistence of anti-Semitism. She poses and then answers the question of why anti-Semitism remains when other hatreds and failed political philosophies have…

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The New Racism

Kudos to Obama and Gibbs for looking beyond racism for Wilson’s outburst.  Jimmy Carter should use this teaching moment. However inappropriate Wilson’s outburst may have been, it becomes almost racist itself to deny any other motivation especially when there is…

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Trent Lott and Barbara Boxer

In 2002 Senator Trent Lott was speaking at a celebration for Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday and said, “”I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We’re proud of it. And…

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