Saturday Evening Randy Newman: “Sail Away” Live in London With the BBC Orchestra

318ObserverArt
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Trump is older than he appears!

Here’s Randy Newman with the BBC Concert Orchestra, singing one of his greatest songs, “Sail Away.” In his subversive way, it’s not at all obvious what this song is about. But when you realize what he’s really singing about here, it’s chilling and revelatory.

Steve King (R-Iowa): Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill Would Be “Racist” and “Sexist”

They really are not right in the head
507Anymouse
6/22/16 11:38:23 am
re: #120 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light)) Also magazine versus clip. (By the way, when I was in the Navy, we called them clips.) I was at FE Warren Air Force Base yesterday in Cheyenne. The base was ...

Pictures From a Racist Exhibition: Donald Trump in Houston

Make America a slave state again
426palomino
6/18/16 10:08:58 pm
re: #293 Dark_Falcon Bullshit. When the AMA and other major medical associations call it a public health problem, then it's a public health problem. You've turned into a firearm fetishist. Even worse, you've become boring.

Federal Judge: Confederate Emblem on Mississippi Flag Is “Anti-American”

Because it’s true
444John Vreeland
4/14/16 9:43:36 am
re: #12 The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge It is not celebrated as such, at least not as part of a revisionist history, nor has it been wielded as a symbol of racial oppression in the way others have. It's ...

Lolwut of the Day: Jeb Bush Says the Problem With the Confederate Flag Wasn’t the Confederacy

Treason, slavery, civil war - not problems
245Scout
12/23/15 9:24:57 pm
re: #80 wrenchwench If I remember correctly, that is the world's biggest building. At least it used to be. I'm not sure if it still holds the record.

Video: Ken Burns on the Civil War: It Was About “Slavery, Slavery, Slavery”

The Confederacy was holding onto the idea that some humans should be able to own other humans
535Ace-o-aces
8/24/15 3:22:24 pm
re: #405 Backwoods_Sleuth NOBODY TOLD ME I WOULD HAVE TO READ THINGS I DISAGREE WITH!!!!! Remember, women who complain about being stalked and harassed are oversensitive SJWs, but Christians can freak out over having to read that gay people are ...

The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, but South Carolina Doesn’t Deserve Congratulations

It was a deliberate insult to the civil rights movement
279kirkspencer
7/09/15 5:25:13 pm
re: #277 steve_davis There's a depth of insult I try not to tolerate. I developed it when the same sorts of things were tossed out about the Clinton's daughter.

George Takei Apologizes for Calling Clarence Thomas a “Clown in Blackface” (But Not for Criticizing Him)

A classy statement
281The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge
7/03/15 9:16:27 pm
re: #265 Bird in the Paw Centipedes are a freakshow anyway. With all those identical segments just like an annelid worm, coupled with the front six being fused into a perfect arthropod head, if they were extinct and you found ...

Fake Wingnut Outrage of the Day: “George Takei Said ‘Blackface!’” (Or, Liberals Are the Real Racists, Part 91332)

Breitbart commenters say “libs are the real haters,” then launch into frenzied hate speech
219ibob
7/03/15 11:39:49 am
re: #211 aagcobb My recent comment was actually meant for you. Hope you see it.

Right Wing CO School Board Member: The US “Voluntarily Ended Slavery”

Right wing history
167Swift2991
10/03/14 4:54:19 pm
It's true: my great-grandfather happily left his home and his new bride and son to join the Light Artillery, and participate in a lot of the worst battles in the West: Shiloh and Stones River and Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. ...

The National Review Cover That Speaks Volumes About Movement Conservatives

Still fighting the Civil War
63Areopagitica
6/06/13 9:33:33 pm
Its funny. When my wife and I visited the National Museum of American History in DC last summer, one exhibit contained examples of newspaper editorial and cartoon attacks on Lincoln by crazy secessionists and slaveholders. It was really creepy that ...

About Scott Terry - CPAC Slavery Defender and “Disenfranchised Whites” Illustrated

Right wing racism erupts at CPAC
234majii
3/17/13 6:05:05 pm
re: #1 freetoken I'm black, older than Smith, and even though he doesn't seem to know it, I know that the racists in the GOP have no more regard for him than they have for any other Person of Color, ...