A Cliven Bundy Racism Reverberations Roundup

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If you have not heard, Cliven Bundy is protesting against the “racist” label by doubling-down on the racist thing that he said, with an assist from former Breitbart.com writer Dana Loesch. We now present the day’s best reactions to Cliven Bundy’s racist remarks and analyses of the problem he has become for conservatives, in no...
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Paranoia At The Bundy Ranch

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Senator Harry Reid has said that “something will happen” to stop Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy from grazing his cattle on federal land, a phrase that could mean anything from frozen bank accounts to a lien on his herd, but at least one militia nut has decamped Bundy’s ranch because he is worried about infiltration by federal agents. (Frank) Lindysthe left the...
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New Republican Hero Cliven Bundy Fondly Recalls Slavery

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Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who called armed militias to join a “range war” against the federal government rather than settle his two decades of overdue grazing fees, had attracted support from Republican officeholders in recent days. But they are all backpedaling now after Cliven Bundy was quoted by the New York Times opining that African Americans might...
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Dan Backer, Tireless Advocate Of Oligarchy

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Dan Backer, free speech lawyer to billionaires, is flouting a Federal Elections Commission officer’s order to rename his Stop R.E.I.D. PAC. Apparently, one of the few rules the FEC is still allowed to enforce anymore is that political action committees cannot include the names of candidates in their own names. But Backer will fight to keep...
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‘Party Monster’ To Be Released, Has Quit The Party

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Michael Alig, the co-founder of “Club Kids” who has spent seventeen years in prison for murdering a friend over a drug deal, is due to be released on Cinco de Mayo, but he will not be partying at a club to celebrate. I believe he is ready to enter the world, and that reentering will be...
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Patrick Henry Center Loses Tax-exempt Status

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The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty violated federal regulations by participating in political campaigns and has lost its tax-exempt status (PDF). Cue the right wing freakout, because this one hits close to home for some powerful conservatives. Amongst other requirements, to be an organization described in Section 501 (c)(3), an organization must “not participate in, or...
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Republican Party Immigration Fight Highlights White Nationalism In Conservative Movement

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The intra-party war between conservative outside groups and Republican insiders has heated up over immigration reform. While the party knows it must attract minorities, their white, conservative base demands that Republicans oppose any reform at all. Where does this self-destructive streak come from? Well, consider the fact that white nationalist hate organization VDARE wants credit from prominent ‘outside’ Republicans...
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Cliven Bundy’s Unpatriotic Legacy Of Violent Insurrection

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Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who sparked a confrontation between federal agents and ‘patriot’ militias rather than pay his grazing fees, had the endorsement of the Koch brothers-backed Americans For Prosperity, which saw an opportunity to push their agenda of privatizing federal lands. But as Edwin Lyngar noted last week at Salon, Bundy is actually a terrible...
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