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Daily Archives: October 31, 2013

US Posts Smallest Budget Deficit in Five Years

With the 2013 fiscal year in the books, the US Treasury Department reports that the federal budget deficit dropped to $680 billion this year, a drop of more than $400 billion from last year’s $1.09 trillion budget gap. The $680 … Read More

Laverne Cox Speaks Out On Julianne Hough Blackface Halloween Costume

Julianne Hough has not gotten any supporters when it comes to her blackface Halloween costume, including the cast of Orange is the New Black. Hough darkened the skin around her face and neck for her Halloween costume as “Crazy Eyes” (a.k.a. … Read More

ABC Apologizes For Jimmy Kimmel China Skit

Was Jimmy Kimmel’s latest skit racist? During a Kids’ Table segment of his late-night talk show, one of the children made a joke about reducing U.S. debt by “killing everyone in China.” The China joke has prompted accusations of racism … Read More

Tucson High School Parents Claim Administration Ignoring Racist Abuse

An Arizona high school is now investigating complaints of racism, derogatory language and harassment towards black students. Several concerned parents at Ironwood Ridge High School in Tucson have complained that the abuse their children are receiving is racially motivated, occurring … Read More

Ohio Teacher Suspended For Racist Facebook Rant

An Ohio teacher was suspended without pay this week for a racist Facebook post in which he repeatedly referred to African-Americans as “ni**ers.” Dr. David Spondike posted a racist Facebook rant about “ghetto” trick-or-treaters who urinate on telephone poles, but … Read More

Michele Bachmann: What The President Is Talking About Right Now Is Fantasy Health Care

Wolf Blitzer showed a clip of President Obama blasting those defending the old broken healthcare system, critics of the Affordable Care Act and those that offer no plan for the uninsured to explain themselves. Blitzer told Michele Bachmann that he … Read More