Trump Lumbee

When you get a moment, check out the Ballad of Maxton, written by Joe DeFilippo and performed by the R.J. Phillips Band. It is a terrific piece of music which celebrates the humiliation of the Ku Klux Klan at the hands of the Lumbee Indians in 1958. (Background: the Klansmen thought they could intimidate the…

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Ku Klux Klan Cross Burning

Wait. What? This guy’s for real? Alas, so it seems. The leading Republican candidate in the race to take Paul Ryan’s place in Congress is a chap named Paul Nehlen, a fairly obscure non-entity who has been floating around Wisconsin politics for some time. The kicker? He is a white supremacist who’s best known for…

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Looking for yet another reason to hate and fear the Koch Brothers and their massive, anti-democratic political machine? Okay, how about this? Alex Kotch writes in The Nation that Charles Koch’s The Koch Foundation is funding “neo-Confederate” and even white-supremacist professors on University campuses across the country. In How Charles Koch Is Helping Neo-Confederates Teach…

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