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‘Take Our Country Back’: A Different Take

If there is one thing that I find even more offensive than the far-right politicians’ claim that they, and their followers, are the “real Americans” — and by implication that I am fake American — is their insolent slogan, “We want to take our country back.” I have explained why here and here. But that’s [...]
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Dispatches From Fake America

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (5 years ago)

Weigel tackles the "real Americans" mumbo jumbo: By every metric, Palin is one of the less popular Republican politicians on the national stage: her ticket even carried less of the vote in Alaska (59.4 percent) than the Bush/Cheney ... Read Post

Study: Whites Prefer African American to Black Ethnic Label

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (8 hours ago)

White Americans apparently do not have a problem with the ethnic label of African American, but black is a different story, according to a report at Pacific Standard. Read Post

O'Reilly Falsely Claims No U.S. Employee Of News Corp. Has Been Implicated In Hacking Scandal

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (3 years ago)

Bill O'Reilly claimed that no American employee of News Corp. has been "implicated" in the company's hacking scandal and that "in the United States, there isn't any intrusion of this story thus far on News Corp. properties. None." I... Read Post

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