Herman Cain

Raising Minimum Wages for Restaurant Workers, a Racial Justice Issue

By Maria Myotte, Communications Coordinator for Restaurant Opportunities Centers United People go out to restaurants to celebrate, build relationships, enjoy food and each other’s company – not to investigate their favorite restaurant’s labor practices – which  is why unsustainable and … Continued

Friday Media Recall (11.17.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on immigration, … Continued

Cain V. Obama: Pondering the GOP’s Penchant for Adversarial Tokenism

If you’re among those who think that Herman Cain is coming down to his last minutes of fleeting fame in the Republican Presidential race, and that the chances of his becoming The Candidate are slim to none, permit us to … Continued

A Top Ten “Tasteless” from Center for Immigration Studies

Yesterday, anti-immigrant group Center for Immigration Studies wrote a blog bashing Herman Cain for his call for an electrified border fence. CIS slammed Cain’s “thoughtless remarks,” also calling them “ill-informed and ill-considered comments.” Mother Jones responded this morning slamming CIS, … Continued

The Wall Street Protests: Why the media gets it wrong even when trying to get it right

When the Occupy Wall Street protest began three weeks ago, major media outlets ignored it. Then the media resorted to labeling it as leaderless and muddled - giving the overall impression that the unrest in lower Manhattan was a pointless … Continued

Politics

Cross-Post: Tom Tancredo Attacks Rick Perry Over Immigrants and Muslims

Gratefully borrowed from Bold Faith Type. Since Herman Cain’s political conversion experience (so to speak) after visiting with the leaders of a Virginia mosque this spring, Islam has taken a backseat as a campaign issue in the Republican primary contest. … Continued

#FAIL: Steven A. Camarota and the False Prophecies of a CIS Islamophobe

by Jerry Higgins This week sees two anniversaries. The first was on September 11th when, ten years after the horrific attacks, those who died were remembered and mourned. Unfortunately, some chose to abuse the memory of those killed by pushing … Continued

Mark Krikorian, Herman Cain, Mosques, and the “Danger” within.

by Jerry Higgins Herman Cain has once again found himself in the news for less than favorable reasons. That pesky religion Islam is doing its best to stop him getting elected President, darn it. This time it was the audacity … Continued

Immigration

The GOP Candidates and the Stoking of Islamophobia

by Jerry Higgins Here are musings of Glenn Beck on his show just last Tuesday: “Would I be more uncomfortable with a Muslim? Yes.” He and his co-host, of course, were discussing the GOP Presidential debate which took place on … Continued