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GOP’s rodeo of racism blows up

Anti-Obama ugliness resurges as birther-in-chief Donald Trump joins top Republicans in Iowa. Coincidence?<p>It’s been quite a week for anti-Obama racism. At the Missouri State Fair Sunday, rodeo fans cheered to see a “clown” in an Obama mask get run down by a bull. On Friday in Florida the president …

How A Comma Gave Americans The Right To Own Guns

Take a look at the Second Amendment:<p>"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State<b>,</b> the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."<p>That little, red comma caused the Supreme Court to strike down D.C.'s ban on handguns, the country's strictest gun …

Sony packs entire camera into snap-on smartphone lens

<b>Sony's rumoured snap-on lenses for Android and iPhone will pack in an entirely separate image sensor, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.</b><p>Two rumoured …

The White Mandingos: Music That Defies Definition

Last year, Quentin Tarantino's movie <i>Django Unchained</i> resurrected a word with a lot of ugly associations: mandingo. It's the word we use for a group of people from West Africa who call themselves Mandinka, several hundred thousand of whom were sold into slavery. This year, three black musicians have …

North Carolina Governor Signs Controversial Voter ID Bill

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law Monday a controversial measure that overhauls the state's election laws. It requires government-issued photo IDs at the polls, reduces the early voting period by one week and ends same day registration.<p>McCrory, a Republican, called it "common sense …

Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter And Others Ask NSA For More Surveillance Transparency

Tech firms and civil liberties groups are behind the publication of a letter today which asks the U.S. government for more openness regarding communications surveillance, and suggests that it compiles a transparency report on their surveillance tactics.<p>“Just as the United States has long been an …

How Much Is About Florida Law?

TPM Reader <i>DD</i> writes in from Wisconsin. Going on the below, I’d be curious to hear from lawyers in other jurisdictions how distinct Florida law seems …

White supremacy, meet black rage

How does black life come to have value in a white supremacist system, where the rules only apply to us?<p>Yesterday, six women in the state of Florida, five of them white, made clear that the inherent value of black life and black personhood is legally indefensible.<p>The legal sanctioning of George …

Young Jeezy Releases ‘It’s a Cold World’ in Tribute to Trayvon Martin

As the jury deliberated on Saturday in the trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Young Jeezy posted a note on Facebook …

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Anger, Confusion and the Morning After the George Zimmerman Verdict

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Update, 3:26 p.m.</i>: The President released this statement about the Zimmerman verdict on Sunday …

Why Whites Will Abandon the GOP

Even whites are going to start abandoning the GOP, predicts Michael Tomasky.<p>As you are certainly aware, the new consensus among most Republicans and …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Eating Sushi

There's a fine etiquette to sushi, and you'd do well to master it.

30,000 California Prisoners Are Refusing Meals

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over 30,000 California prisoners started refusing meals on Monday morning in what might become the …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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