Tag: bigotry

Sen. Cory Booker and Mike Pompeo

Sen. Cory Booker Violating Constitution: Voting Against Pompeo for Religious Beliefs

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced on Friday that he will vote against CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination to become secretary of state because of Pompeo’s beliefs on marriage and sexuality — beliefs consistent with Pompeo’s Christian faith. Conservative leaders are now denouncing Booker’s vote as a violation of the Constitution’s Religious Test Clause.

Explanations from Politico’s Hate-Toonist Are Total BS

Matt Wuerker, the leftwing editorial cartoonist for the leftwing Politico, was met with almost universal condemnation Wednesday for a ‘toon that not only mocked the victims of Hurricane Harvey, but mocked the victims in most desperate need, those requiring rescue from rooftops.

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Lawmakers Slam Californians Who Voted for Trump as Bigots

First there was Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton calling Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” Now, California lawmakers mourning a Clinton loss suggested that Californians who voted for now President-elect Donald Trump are supportive of “resentment, bigotry, and misogyny.”

Anaheim Resolution: Condemn Trump Over ‘Divisive Rhetoric’

Anaheim’s City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to condemn GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for what one member is specifically calling “divisive rhetoric” not consistent with California, the U.S. Constitution, and Anaheim’s “inclusiveness and kindness.” A portion of the resolution

Janet Napolitano

Update: UC Regents Pass Anti-Zionism Resolution

In the face of a stunning rise in antisemitism on college campuses throughout California, often in the guise of criticism of Israel, the University of California Regents will vote Wednesday over whether anti-Zionism should be condemned as a form of discrimination.