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Special Project | The Barbarians Inside the Gate: Week of March 25

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Intolerance, Hate, Intimidation, Fear-mongering, Violence, Incivility, and Ignorance Move Mainstream

4 New Items including:

  • Geraldo Rivera: Trayvon Martin's 'Hoodie Is As Much Responsible For [His] Death As George Zimmerman'
  • Columnist: Registering Poor To Vote ‘Like Handing Out Burglary Tools To Criminals’
  • Rush: If Women Want Birth Control They Should Make Pornography
  • Fox News Commenters Respond to Whitney Houston’s Death With Deluge of Hatred and Racism

David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

Geraldo Rivera: Trayvon Martin's 'Hoodie Is As Much Responsible For [His] Death As George Zimmerman', Katherine Fung, Huffington Post

  • Rivera argued that avoiding certain types of attire was a necessary deterrent against racial profiling.
  • It's the racist version of the sexist, "The way she was dressed she was asking to be raped."

Columnist: Registering Poor To Vote ‘Like Handing Out Burglary Tools To Criminals’, Ryan J. Reilly, TPMMuckraker

  • “Encouraging those who burden society to participate in elections isn’t about helping the poor,” Vadum writes. “It’s about helping the poor to help themselves to others’ money. It’s about raw so-called social justice. It’s about moving America ever farther away from the small-government ideals of the Founding Fathers.”
  • Rush: If Women Want Birth Control They Should Make Pornography

Rush: If Women Want Birth Control They Should Make Pornography, Laura Bassett and Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post
I'll Buy Georgetown Women 'As Much Aspirin To Put Between Their Knees As They Want'
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh drew sharp criticism from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and others on Wednesday (Feb 29) when he called Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student, a "slut" and a "prostitute" for publicly advocating that employers cover contraception in their health plans. But instead of apologizing for his offensive comments on his show Thursday (Mar 1), he geared up for round two.


Fox News Commenters Respond to Whitney Houston’s Death With Deluge of Hatred and Racism, Charles Johnson, Wingnuts / Little Green Footbals

  • "A tragedy is when someones passes away from a terminal disease or something else that no one saw coming.Whitney is just an inferior lo w life ni gg er that needed to go,no tragedy,no loss." Comment to Fox News story on the death of Whitney Houston
  • "Their (nignogs) death is a plus."  Another comment to Fox News story on the death of Whitney Houston
  • Inside the new hate