Tag Archive for Racism

Born and Raised in the U.S.A.

Cross-posted from newsweek.washingtonpost.com Born and Raised in the U.S.A. by Keith Ellison I didn’t need to watch the PBS series “America at a Crossroads” or read the recent Pew Research Center survey on American Muslims, to know that the Muslim community is under intense scrutiny. The day I won the Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) endorsement…

Assalamu Alaikum (Peace Be Upon You)

The LATimes‘ H.G. Reza, reports today a story that demonstrates the true nature and beliefs and commitment of the Muslim community to oppose violence, and terrorism. Officials at the Islamic Center of Irvine reported to authorities the actions of a recent “convert”, Craig Monteilh, who talked about jihad and dropped oblique references to violence. The LATimes reports:…

Jabbering Jabba the Greenhut & HRC

Greenhut just cracks me up. Here he goes again with his jibber-jabber nonsense about the Orange County Human Relations Commission Totalitarian quote of the day From Steven Greenhut: Debate continues over whether to continue funding for the Orange County Human Relations Commission, even though the associated Human Relations Council does just fine with private donations,…

Support The Human Relations Commission

OCBlog’s Matt Cunningham posted this evening a link to former OCRegister Edtiorial writer John Seiler’s blog where Seiler supports Cunningham’s contention that funding for the Human Relations Commission should be eliminated. OCBlog is right: Cut tax money going to the Human Relations Commission. Let it be merged into the private Human Relations Council. Both are…

Another Where’s The Outrage Question

I’ve noticed that at virtually every Vietnamese Community rally, there is a preponderance of South Vietnamese flags flying everywhere.  When I drive through Little Saigon, I see far more South Vietnamese flags than U.S. flags on display.  Now I wouldn’t usually see this as a problem as I respect the desire of immigrants to maintain…

Cunningham/Greenhut wrong about Human Relations Commission

In a post on the right-wing-nut RedCounty/OCBlog Matt Cunningham/Jubal criticizes the Orange County Board of Supervisors for their tentative decision to continue funding for the Orange County Human Relations Commission (HRC). The Board of Supervisors this week decided in a 4-1 straw vote to continue tapping OC taxpayers to bankroll the HRC. Only Supervisor John…