Steve King, (R-IW-4) lost his election resoundingly. This proud racist has always come through. Even against the best Democrat, J.D. Scholten, that could have run against him, he won by three points. I interviewed Democrat J.D. Scholten last year at Netroots Nation just before he made it clear he would run again. I am sure […]
Stripping Steve King of committee positions for racist comments not enough
Representative Steve King (R-IA) has been stripped of his committee positions in the House of Representatives thanks to his recent racist statements. He’s getting off light. He should resign.
Republican Congressman Tweets ‘Illegal Aliens Have Just Invaded My DC Office’
ThinkProgress reports: One week after House Republicans passed an amendment that effectively deports DREAMers, undocumented high school students held a peaceful protest in Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) office. In their caps and gowns, the undocumented members of United We Dream occupied his office during regular hours to advocate for immigration reform. … King regularly introduces […]
Tea Party Congressman Uses Boston Marathon Bombing To Promote Anti-immigrant Hate
It is a dangerous proposition to speculate especially if one is a government official responsible for policy during massacres. Stereotyping can cause the effecting of policies one can grow ashamed of. Did we not learn our lesson after creating Japanese war relocation camps during World War II? Did we not learn our lesson after the […]