Month: July 2020

Sound familiar? Trump, others embrace dog-whistle politics – Clarion Ledger


In a 1981 interview, Republican consultant Lee Atwater highlighted the importance of language in appealing to white Southern former Democrats and “Wallace voters.” Atwater outlined the Republican Party’s Southern Strategy of drawing a line from using racial epithets to embracing dog-whistle politics and coded language.Beginning in the late…

Letter(s): On Defending the Soul of America – Laguna Beach Local News – Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper


Jennifer Welsh-Zeiter. Real Estate Attorney. Well written ma’am! But can we count Tucker Carlson’s Fox News talking points as fact? In your piece, “Defending the Soul of America”, you attacked Patrisse Khan-Cullors, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, a Fulbright Scholar and a New York…

Teachers Unions Want Wealth Taxes, Charter School Bans, and Medicare for All Before Schools Can Reopen – Reason


As school districts across the country grapple with the question of how to safely and effectively educate students amid a pandemic, teachers unions are making increasingly ridiculous demands, some of which have nothing to do with the health or safety of students, teachers, or administrators. Take the group…