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Feb 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hawaii Republicans Vote to Remove Asian American from Office for Her Opposition to Trump

Hawaii Republicans Vote to Remove Asian American from Office for Her Opposition to Trump

posted by Brittney Le
Beth Fukumoto

Beth Fukumoto

Hawaii State Rep. Beth Fukumoto is considering a switch from the Republican Party after she was removed from her position as Hawaii’s House minority leader earlier this week.
 
Fukumoto told NBC News that she no longer felt she was able to defend the Republican Party and its actions. Fukumoto claims she has … Read more

Blogs

Jan 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Asian Americans Join other People of Color to Oppose Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General

Blog: Asian Americans Join other People of Color to Oppose Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General

posted by Randall
NAACP protests nomination of Jess Sessions for US Attorney General

NAACP protests nomination of Jess Sessions for US Attorney General

By Ed Diokno

And so begins the first of many anticipated battles.

Meeting in Washington D.C. Friday, civil rights leaders from The Leadership Conference, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans,  the National Action Network, the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., … Read more

Blogs

Feb 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

posted by Randall
KKK Supports Donald Trump

KKK Supports Donald Trump

By Ed Diokno
 

When the dust settled in the Republican Caucus in Nevada, it wasn’t even close. Billionaire Donald Trump won more than double the votes of his nearest rival, Marco Rubio. Just behind Rubio was Sen. Ted Cruz.

 

“We love Nevada. We love Nevada,” said Trump in … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Indian American PAC Dedicated to Elect Donald Trump

Indian American PAC Dedicated to Elect Donald Trump

posted by Randall
AD Amar with Donald Trump

AD Amar with Donald Trump

By Sid Sharma
@SidSharma

I was surprised (to put it mildly) when I found out that there was an Indian American PAC dedicated to the electoral victory of Donald Trump. The shock comes from looking at a well-known statistical picture: most Indian Americans vote Democrat and have done so overwhelmingly … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 17, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Gov. Nikki Haley Needs to Take an Ethnic Studies Class to Understand America’s Racial History

Blog: Gov. Nikki Haley Needs to Take an Ethnic Studies Class to Understand America’s Racial History

posted by Randall
Nikki Haley gives GOP response to the State of the Union

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley gave the Republican rebuttal to President Obama’s State of the Union.

By Ed Diokno

Fresh off her rebuttal to President Obama’s final State of the Union, the Indian American South Carolina governor responded to a reporter asking  what prompted her critical statements about some Republican’s positions on immigrants. Haley  clarified

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Blogs

Dec 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Politico: Party of White Men Slow to Shed Image

Politico: Party of White Men Slow to Shed Image

posted by Randall

Bobby JindalIf the Republican party line is to believed, the GOP took over the Senate in the midterm elections by expanding its base beyond white voters.

Republicans have made a concerted effort to run minority candidates as a sign all our welcomed in the Grand Old Party. Pictures of a sea of white delegates at the … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Mother Jones: Asian Republican Coalition a Bit Suspect

Mother Jones: Asian Republican Coalition a Bit Suspect

posted by Randall

Allan FungThere’s been a lot of talk this year about Republicans expanding their tent and reaching out to Asian Americans and other minorities.

Mother Jones reports the Asian Republican Coalition formed to boost that effort has endorsed just 5 candidates–four are white  and one is Asian American, Republican candidate for governor in Rhode Island, Allan Fung … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on NOLA: Gov @BobbyJindal parodied on SNL

NOLA: Gov @BobbyJindal parodied on SNL

posted by Randall

Nasim PedradYou know you’ve made the national scene when you get parodied on Saturday Night Live.

SNL cast member Nasim Pedrad in a bit of gender bending portrayed Louisiana Governor and likely presidential candidate Bobby Jindal in a sketch about the new Republican party, reports NOLA.

The actress was born in Iran and immigrated with her … Read more

Politics

Nov 3, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Think Progress: #Asian Americans Deserting @GOP

Think Progress: #Asian Americans Deserting @GOP

posted by Randall

BallotAn analysis by  Think Progress shows Republicans are facing a monumental task to win back the Asian American vote.

Asian Americans overwhelmingly voted for Barack Obama in 2012 by 73 percent to 26 percent, a trend that has been growing since the 1996 presidential race.

Republicans are vowing to turn that around, pledging 10 million Read more

Politics

Oct 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Town Hall: @BobbyJindal Launches Campaign to Change #GOP Image

Town Hall: @BobbyJindal Launches Campaign to Change #GOP Image

posted by Randall

Gov Bobby JindallLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal with his eyes on a presidential run for the GOP nomination in 2016 has launched a new project to change the Republican Party’s flagging image, reports Town Hall.

His program called America Next will include specific proposals on how Republicans can improve health care, education and energy policies.

Jindal says … Read more

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