Posts tagged "Tom Tancredo"

Lou Dobbs deported?

“U.S. deports Lou Dobbs.” This was a recent headline in the Onion newspaper. When I saw the print edition at a coffee shop this weekend I doubled over with laughter. It’s so brilliant that I wish I had written it myself. The “Cover Story” joked that Lou Dobbs lived illegally in the United States under... Read more »

NCLR President Janet Murgia defends Sotomayor nomination

I had the opportunity to interview Janet Murgia, president of NCLR, the National Council of La Raza, this weekend in Chicago. This leading Latino civil rights organization has recently come under attack by right-wing conservatives attacking Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Former Congressman Tom Tancredo called NCLR a “Latino KKK without the hoods or the... Read more »

Listen Limbaugh: Sonia Sotomayor is not a racist

The right-wing attacks against Sonia Sotomayor are out of control. Newt Gingrich has called Sotomayor a “Latina woman racist.” Rush Limbaugh called her a “reverse racist.” He said that about President Obama too. Former Colorado Republican Rep. Tom Tancredo on CNN called one of the group’s Sotomayor has been affiliated with, the National Council of... Read more »