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By Tom Johnson | August 23, 2015 | 12:39 PM EDT

Although the term “anchor baby” has been around for only a couple of decades, the concept is several centuries old, believes Chauncey DeVega. In a Friday article, DeVega contended that the earliest American anchor babies were born to colonists, and that the modern term “cannot possibly be separated from the nightmare of white supremacy, of a democracy where human rights and citizenship were based on a person’s melanin count and parentage.”

DeVega further argued that a much broader racial agenda is at work: “Movement conservatives’ eager deployment of the ‘anchor baby’ meme — and their solution of revoking birthright citizenship through a rewrite of the Constitution– is in keeping with the Republican Party’s assault on the won-in-blood freedom of black and brown Americans. The ‘anchor baby’ talking point is yet more proof that the GOP is a radical and destructive political force, one that actively embraces white supremacy.”

By Jeffrey Meyer | August 23, 2015 | 11:50 AM EDT

During an appearance on Meet the Press, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina hit back at moderator Chuck Todd for pushing the issue of climate change during a discussion on the ongoing California drought. Todd eagerly proclaimed “[i]n your home state of California, drought, the wildfires. More evidence is coming out from the scientific community that says climate change has made this worse. Not to say that the drought is directly caused but it’s made it worse.” 

By Tom Blumer | August 23, 2015 | 10:16 AM EDT

Most of us have heard it by now. If you have the audacity to point out in a conversation or speech that "All lives matter," you're a hateful, violent raging racist out to undermine the (white guy George Soros-funded) "Black Lives Matter" movement. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley have toth made the "mistake" of contending that "All lives matter" during the past few months. Each has felt it necessary to either apologize or otherwise back away from their statement.

A Thursday Rasmussen poll the vast majority of the establishment press has ignored and will likely to continue to ignore is telling us that the  (white guy George Soros-funded, co-led by a guy who his family says he is white) "Black Lives Matter" movement has a lot of work to do on what they would consider to be the home front.

By Jeffrey Meyer | August 23, 2015 | 9:35 AM EDT

During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday, Ben Carson scolded members of the media for distorting his views on illegal immigration. Speaking to fill-in host Jim Acosta, the Republican presidential candidate argued that “[a]t some point I hope we have some responsible media which actually focuses on the problem.” 

By Tim Graham | August 23, 2015 | 7:52 AM EDT

The police-bashing community organizers known as the “Black Lives Matter” movement have a healthy contingent of completely biased black journalist/publicists. Gene Demby, brought into National Public Radio to agitate in the racial “Code Switch” project, wrote a 3,900-word essay for the NPR website and appeared on Friday’s Morning Edition to discuss how depressing it is to travel from cop victim to cop victim.

Anchor Steve Inskeep set Demby up to explain the toll of "How Black Reporters Report On Black Death" and why objectivity was a dishonest white construct on this taxpayer-funded network:

By Mark Finkelstein | August 23, 2015 | 7:13 AM EDT

What's next: a "Hillary cloth--perfect for wiping servers?" Seriously, has fatalistic, gallows humor set in at Hillary's campaign? Or has her staff perhaps been infiltrated by moles from competing campaigns trying to sabotage her? Hillary's official campaign store sent out an email this morning featuring beer koozies. The first reads "More Like Chillary Clinton.  AMIRITE?" The second shows the Hillary 'H' logo all frosted over. Think of it: her scandals aside, Hillary suffers from a public image of a chilly, frosty personality. But rather than trying to warm Hillary up, her campaign reinforces the negative image with frosty, Chillary koozies?  Really?

Perhaps even more telling and ominous: the email's subject line is "Before They're Gone." Double-entendre, anyone? Come to think of it, those items could be a good investment. Imagine how much more that "Chillary" koozie will bring on eBay if Hillary says sayonara before the first primary.  

By Tom Blumer | August 22, 2015 | 11:44 PM EDT

Earlier today, I noted that Los Angeles Times reporter Maria L. La Ganga compared the heroic undercover work done by investigators at the Center for Medical Progress to the 2004 efforts of the Swift Boat Veterans for the Truth. She meant it as a negative, claiming that the Swift Vets' assertions about Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's service in Vietnam and his antiwar activities after he returned home are "considered by many one of the ugliest, most unfair attacks in recent political memory." She even claimed — knowingly engaging in falsehood, in my opinion — that "the Swift boat claims were later discredited." Sorry, ma'am. The Swift Vets' truths stand tall to this today.

Though the Times Seattle bureau chief doesn't reference it in her writeup, an Associated Press chart contained therein relays a falsehood Planned Parenthood routinely promotes. This one claims that "Abortion is 3 percent of Planned Parenthood Services":

By Jeffrey Lord | August 22, 2015 | 9:53 PM EDT

The New York Times hates Donald Trump’s immigration plans. But back in the 1950s, they were solidly behind President Eisenhower's actions to deport illegal Mexican aliens.

By Melissa Mullins | August 22, 2015 | 9:37 PM EDT

On his HBO show Real Time on Friday, Bill Maher spoke to ultraliberal black Congresswoman Donna Edwards about Black Lives Matter activists forcing themselves on Democratic presidential candidates. Maher thought that was puzzling at best.

"Why are they starting with Barney Frank [Bernie Sanders?] and Hilary Clinton? I mean, these are people who are  sympathetic to this, who have worked their whole lives to change this system. Why don’t they go at it with one of, as you said it, the thousand Republican candidates. I don’t understand it. It’s an odd choice.”

By Tim Graham | August 22, 2015 | 6:20 PM EDT

Politico can’t put the Republicans and Alabama together without citing....a Democrat? Of course, we mean segregationist Gov. George Wallace. At the top of the Politico Playbook was an article headlined  “Donald Trump, Alabama and the ghost of George Wallace: The South rises for Trump, but only 20,000 of them.”
    
From Mobile, Politico’s Ben Schreckinger began unsubtly: "It was immigration, not segregation, that brought some 20,000 southerners - far fewer than predicted - out for Donald Trump on Friday night, but the ghost of George Wallace loomed large."

By Clay Waters | August 22, 2015 | 5:53 PM EDT

Fresh off condemning libertarian "freedom" rhetoric as racist, TV producer David Simon, creator of the acclaimed HBO series "The Wire" and others, talked to the non-profit "public interest" news outlet ProPublica about his new miniseries "Show Me a Hero," on the desegregation of Yonkers, NY, after a federal judge ordered public housing projects to be built in white, wealthy parts of town. Simon lamented "the dynamic of hyper-segregation," then explained the term with the illiberal gesture of making insulting generalizations about an entire race: "White people, by and large, are not very good at sharing physical space or power or many other kinds of social dynamics with significant numbers of people of color."

By Dylan Gwinn | August 22, 2015 | 4:00 PM EDT

Former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck was sentenced last Friday to two years of probation, with every other weekend in custody, after pleading guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy at a vacation rental home in Delaware.

By Tim Graham | August 22, 2015 | 1:23 PM EDT

Time magazine’s Zeke Miller is reporting the Hillary Clinton campaign thinks it’s being tested by women posing as supporters who are working for James O’Keefe and his Project Veritas sting team. “Project Veritas does not comment on investigations, real or imagined,” Daniel Pollack, the group’s director of communications, told Time.   

The Clinton campaign is using traditional liberal media to try and smoke out upstart conservative media, and is using Time to either intimidate the alleged conservative journalists or get help from its allies in further exposing this apparent test.

By Tom Blumer | August 22, 2015 | 1:11 PM EDT

Well, this was inevitable. On the same day that the Center for Medical Progress exposed the CEO of former Planned Parenthood partner StemExpress laughing "about shipping whole baby heads," a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, in what I have beeen told is a front-page story, has compared CMP's video campaign exposing the commerce in baby body parts to the 2004 Swift Boat Veterans for the Truth's campaign. The Swift Boat Vets' effort successfully exposed Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's serial lies about his service in Vietnam and his smearing of Vietnam veterans as war criminals after he returned.

Times reporter Maria L. La Ganga joined the paper in 1981, and "has served as San Francisco bureau chief, edited in the Business section and pitched in on five presidential elections." Even if one of those five elections wasn't 2004, and even if she didn't dig into conflicting claims over whether Kerry truly earned the Vietnam War medals he received, it's virtually inconceivable that she doesn't know about his frequently stated "Christmas in Cambodia" lie.

By Dylan Gwinn | August 22, 2015 | 1:10 PM EDT

WWE wrestler John Cena has done something that involves setting a record and the number 500. Not 500 lbs., or a new squat-thrust record.

John Cena has made history with the number 500 because that’s the record number of wishes he has granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.