“the real face behind Facebook is the 40-year-old Silicon Valley venture capitalist and futurist philosopher Peter Thiel…in 1998 he co-wrote a book called The Diversity Myth, which is a detailed attack on liberalism and the multiculturalist ideology”
The NYT magazine interviews Barack Obama’s white/Indonesian multiracial sister: “Do you think of your brother as black? Yes, because that is how he has named himself.”
“The Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper, which was the first to report on the apparent bias, said that of the 1,128 models participating in the event, just 28 – or 2.5 per cent – were black.”
He said: “You don’t like people from outside the state coming in and telling you what to do with your flag. In fact, if somebody came to Arkansas and told us what to do with our flag, we’d tell ‘em what to do with the pole; that’s what we’d do.”
“Health departments around the country say traditional medicines used by many immigrants from Latin America, India and other parts of Asia are the second most common source of lead poisoning in the U.S. — surpassed only by lead paint”
“There’s a reason why the Aryan Nations tried to organize in the five Northwestern states in the 1980s…They called it ‘The Northwest Imperative.’ Their idea was: If you stay east of the Cascades, you don’t have many people of color to get rid of.”
“Smart, sassy and irreverent, bloggers with names like Big Fat Deal, FatChicksRule and Fatgrrl (“Now with 50 percent more fat!”) buck anti-obesity sentiment.”
“Studies have shown that in some parts of Indonesia, female circumcision is more ritualistic — a rite of passage meant to purify the genitals and bestow gender identity on a female child”
“A mortal enemy of black people…he publicly defended the murder of blacks…Real change is more than problematic in a state so warped by its past that it can continue to officially admire a figure like Tillman.”
“CNN poll today shows that 72% of whites and 61% of blacks believe the country is ready for a black president…But asked if the country is ready for a female president…only 63% of both whites and blacks answer yes. “
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