Donald Trump Makes Racist Digs At Judge In Fraud Case (TWEETS)

June 4, 2016 James Conrad 0

though Donald Trump has declared that Mexico sends “drugs, crime and rapists” to the United States, Judge Curiel, who was born in East Chicago, Indiana to Mexican parents, not only prosecuted Central American drug traffickers caught at the border, he also was targeted by a Mexican cartel for exactly that, and had to live in hiding as a result.

Therefore, for Donald Trump to impute a conflict of interests to a U.S. District Judge presiding over a fraud suit entirely because of the judge’s Mexican heritage is as puerile and obvious as it is racist. […]

How The Ku Klux Klan Helped The Republican Party Win The South

June 4, 2016 James Conrad 1

A study conducted by American Sociology Association researchers from Notre Dame, Yale and Brandeis suggests that the KKK, which had become more organized in the wake of the growing Civil Rights Movement of the early 1960s, helped the Republican Party gain a lasting voting stronghold in the southern United States.

The study analyzed vote totals county-by-county in Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Virginia and North and South Carolina, taking into account whether or not the Ku Klux Klan had established a chapter in those states. […]

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