Do You Believe in Magic?

Carmen D puts the latest iteration of the “Magic Negro” controversy in broader context by revisiting an old post of hers on the original source of the conservative meme, a 2007 LA Times op-ed by author (and OG Vast Left Wing Conspirator) David Ehrenstein: Ehrenstein seems to think that Barack...

‘No’ on Prop 8 — and ‘No’ on Race-Baiting UPDATE: TAKE ACTION!

UPDATE: More below the fold on what you can do to take action against Proposition 8 I would like to sign on to the following statement from Truth Wins Out: Truth Wins Out today expressed its grave disappointment in those in the LGBT community who have emulated our bigoted opponents by scapegoating...

More on Obama, Celebrity and Miscengenation

Re: the recent McCain campaign ad labelling Barack Obama a celebrity (and not-so-subtly juxtaposing the junior senator from Illinois with Paris Hilton and Britney Spears), Adam Serwer (aka dnA of Too Sense and Jack and Jill Politics) believes that, contra yours truly and other commentators, the racial...

On Misogyny, Racism, and the MSM

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews said, in the course of covering the Obama candidacy, and I’m paraphrasing, ” He (Barack Obama) brings none of the ‘ bad stuff’, you know?” By ‘Bad Stuff’, he meant the legacy of enslaving Africans in this country and then keeping them as second-class citizens until 1965, a mere 11...

JewsOnFirst.org Pwns Pastor John Hagee; Greenwald Nails Joe Lieberman

(Christian) Zionism: yr doin it wrong: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7706179979766534830 I’m with Glenn: Serious Centrist™ Joe Lieberman is totally getting a whiteboy pass from the media for appearing at an event sponsored by this anti-Semitic extremist. h/t Hamsher @ FDL Background: More on...

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