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And then they came for Morris Dees …

Here, suddenly, is the Southern Poverty Law Center’s web biography of its co-founder but now unperson Morris Dees:

Junk mail genius Morris Dees has been one of the grand rogues of American public life for decades. His minions at the SPLC were tiresome pests, but, personally, I’m going to miss the old bastard himself. Well, at least, kind of …

From the Montgomery Advertiser:

Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees

Melissa Brown and Brian Edwards, Montgomery Advertiser Published 2:08 p.m. CT March 14, 2019 | Updated 2:31 p.m. CT March 14, 2019

The Southern Poverty Law Center has fired Morris Dees, the civil rights organization’s co-founder and former chief litigator.

In a statement attributed to SPLC president Richard Cohen, the Montgomery-based organization confirmed Dees’ dismissal was effective on Wednesday.

“Effective yesterday, Morris Dees’ employment at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) was terminated. As a civil rights organization, the SPLC is committed to ensuring that the conduct of our staff reflects the mission of the organization and the values we hope to instill in the world. When one of our own fails to meet those standards, no matter his or her role in the organization, we take it seriously and must take appropriate action.

“Today we announced a number of immediate, concrete next steps we’re taking, including bringing in an outside organization to conduct a comprehensive assessment of our internal climate and workplace practices, to ensure that our talented staff is working in the environment that they deserve – one in which all voices are heard and all staff members are respected.

“The SPLC is deeply committed to having a workplace that reflects the values it espouses – truth, justice, equity and inclusion, and we believe the steps we have taken today reaffirm that commitment.”

Dees’ biography appeared scrubbed from the SPLC’s website as news broke of his termination on Thursday afternoon.

Dees, 82, co-founded the SPLC in 1971. The Montgomery-based attorney has been a fixture in politics since the groups ascension, though his organization has faced scrutiny in the past.

A 1994 Montgomery Advertiser series provided a deep look into the organization controlled by the multimillionaire Dees, illustrating his near-singular control over the organization and its mammoth budget.

It revealed a figure seen as heroic by some and single-minded by others who criticized Dees as more focused on raising money than actually fighting injustice.

The series also alleged discriminatory treatment of black employees within the advocacy group, despite its outward efforts to improve the treatment of minorities in the country. Staffers at the time “accused Morris Dees, the center’s driving force, of being a racist and black employees have ‘felt threatened and banded together.’” The organization denied the accusations raised in the series.

Over the years, the Center has continued to amass a massive war chest of funds from donors amid differing levels of scrutiny. …

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Contact Montgomery Advertiser reporter Melissa Brown at 334-240-0132 or [email protected]

What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years? Sex? Race? Money? Something else?

in Taki’s Magazine a couple of years ago, I collected a lot of links from investigative journalists into the SPLC. Info about the SPLC has been piling up for decades but it barely made a dent in the Conventional Wisdom.

For example, here’s the November 2000 article by Ken Silverstein in Harper’s: The Church of Morris Dees.

Here’s old time lefty Alexander Cockburn on Morris in The Nation in 2009: “King of the Hate Business.”

Here are remarks that Jim Tharpe, a reporter for the Montgomery Advertiser, gave on his big 1995 investigation into the SPLC.

Here’s Charlotte Allen’s in-depth 2013 profile in The Weekly Standard: “King of the Fearmongers.”

Here’s a poll:

I asked last year on January 27, 2018:

Any chance that Morris Dees will get MeTooed?

But don’t let that bias your vote in the poll.

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  1. Criticas says:

    The good news is they’ve fired Morris Dees.

    The bad news is his severance is $499M, lol.

  2. Ha, ha. Couldn’t happen to a nicer fellow. Maybe the SPLC will list him as a hate person and get him deplatfomed.

  3. istevefan says:

    How do you fire a multimillionaire who is 82 years old? They might have cut ties with him, but they probably did him a favor. How many good years does he have left? He might as well take time off and enjoy his millions. If only all of us could be fired at age 82, better yet 72, with a net worth of tens of millions of dollars.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    , @M. Hartley
  4. To make this story perfect, Dees would have to be accused of taking bribes to certify whites as nouveaux noir.

  5. They found out that Morris was keeping his black slaves shackled to the wall in the basement of the Poverty Palace.

    • LOL: jim jones
  6. iffen says:

    What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years?

    He got woke and started wearing a MAGA cap.

  7. Olorin says:

    Guess half a billion finally started to feel like Real Money, eh?

    Given Morrie’s taste for the soft-shoe-shuffle, I’m betting he was in on his own firing. Probably something gained to do it that way rather than just retiring. Headlines maybe.

    There will need to be new movies about his noble pursuits.

    Or is he too white to bother with, in the Present Year?

    Didn’t Bernsen own a fanfic TV production company for awhile?

    Didn’t Bernsen go over to producing Christian TV/movie content?

    Don’t mind me, I haven’t had a TV/cable in 20+ years…… But I can’t help thinking that if I had a fanbase like SPLC’s, an org that’s been producing fanfic for, what, 30 years?, it might be time to up the ante on media involvement. Maybe SPLC has enough of a fan base by now that they can start their own content channels.

    I’d be happy to supply treatments for the new SPLC channel schlockumentary series, Touched By A Klansman. Plots can be found in abundance in our host’s ruminations and his guests’ comments.

    In the first episode, a dastardly piece of lab equipment poses as a hooded KKK member to terrorize innocent black students at an 80% white university in Kentucky.

    • Replies: @Lot
  8. JimB says:

    This sounds like a trope from an old Hal Roach comedy or Robocop.

    • Replies: @BigDickNick
  9. Michelt says:

    I think it’s pretty obvious. For a long time the SPLC only messed with people too small to fight back.

    Now they have some libel / slander lawsuits filed against thems by well connected right wingers that are going to draw blood, and presumably many more in the pipeline.

    In such a situation the board will get an evaluation, usually by outside experts, of what has gone wrong. It has a fiduciary obligation to do so.

    I would not be stunned if Dees has money parked in the caymans. It’s very rare for us nonprofits to keep tens of millions of dollars off shore, and I don’t think it usually happens for good reasons.

    • Replies: @Barnard
    , @densa
  10. Tommorow they find a swaztika scrawled in chalk on their sidewalk and a clothesline noose on the entrance doorknob.

    • Replies: @J1234
    , @Ragno
    , @mmack
  11. EdwardM says:

    “. . . Dees, illustrating his near-singular control over the organization. . .”

    I guess not.

  12. @istevefan

    iSteve, Money is an elixer. Think of all the old geezers that were wealthy, Rockefeller, Ford and more recently Buffet.

    • Replies: @Hidee Ho
  13. Hidee Ho says:

    Well, if we go by current Jewish problems occurring repeatedly in the national news, he must have sexually assaulted or harassed a lot of young women.

    Because Jews in power seem prone to being overrepresented in matters pertaining to sexually assaulting or harassing a lot of young women.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Jack Hanson
  14. I prefer Rick Dees anyway. “Disco Duck” has more credibility than the SPLC.

  15. What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years? Sex? Race? Money? Something else?


  16. Hidee Ho says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    iSteve, Money is an elixer. Think of all the old geezers that were wealthy, Rockefeller, Ford and more recently Buffet.

    This would be a very insightful comment in the late eighties.

    Maybe consider backing away from millionaires from a hundred years ago as your examples, so that you don’t seem irrelevant due to your old as dirt analogies.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    , @snorlax
  17. Spud Boy says:

    As I was reading, I thought maybe it was discovered he pulled a girl’s hair in the 2nd grade.

  18. Lot says:

    San Diego looking like its next mayor will be Jewish!

    Barbara Bry, with her husband Neil, founded several successful local companies.

    As the moderate pro-business Democrat in the race, she’s well situated to get the moderate vote in our non-partisan race. She also represents La Jolla, which has the highest voter turnout and donation rate.

    The current mayor is a moderate Republican in his second term. However the post-Trump shift away from the GOP in suburban Southern California means it is unlikely a Republican can win here again unless it is against a far left dem. Not much interest in running by any of the big name local GOP officeholders.

  19. Barnard says:

    The donations were still coming in over expenses though. Reporting on what a racket Dees was running from sources liberals respect went back over 20 years. Maybe the board had finally had enough or maybe someone put pressure on them over the discrimination claims from black employees. This doesn’t help with the lawsuits and Heidi Beirich and Mark Potok are more of the driving force behind calling everyone who doesn’t fully support gay marriage and open borders a neo-Nazi.

  20. @istevefan

    Right? I didn’t even know that it was possible to keep your job at that age. Unless perhaps you were a supreme court justice.

  21. Lot says:

    “In the first episode, a dastardly piece of lab equipment poses as a hooded KKK member to terrorize innocent black students at an 80% white university in Kentucky”

    Is there a way we can get those Spanish Holy Week parade groups to do a US campus tour?

    • Replies: @Anon
  22. Walsh2 says:

    Quite frankly I’m a fan of Dees. He found a niche market at its nascent stages, rode the wave, and absolutely killed it. He’s the Henry Ford of the race baiting racket.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  23. @Lot

    What does this have to do with Morris Dees?

  24. Anon[410] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Reparations for blacks.

    How about Rap-arations?

    1. Only blacks can rap.
    2. Only blacks can run rap industry.
    3. Only blacks can profit from rap.
    4. 75% of all rap profits must be shared with all blacks.
    5. Only blacks can sell rap merchandise.

    And Rep-ball-rations.

    1. Only blacks can own NBA and NFL teams.
    2. Only blacks can manage NBA and NFL teams.
    3. Only blacks can profit from NBA andNFL.
    4. Only blacks can sell NBA and NFL merchandise.
    5. 75% of all NBA and NFL profits must be shared with larger black community.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  25. @Lot

    The current mayor is a moderate Republican in his second term.

    Is The Falcon not running for re-election? Or do the numbers just look bad for him?

    • Replies: @snorlax
    , @Lot
  26. J1234 says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    And the swastika is backwards and the clothesline is from the Crafty Beaver.

  27. Anonymous[151] • Disclaimer says:

    There is something so, so satisfying in seeing one of these smug, holier-than-thou-art geriatric “progressives” get undone by his own “allies.” Maybe it’s because these guys always seem to believe that their righteousness makes them untouchable and beyond reproach.

    Rest in piss motherfucker.

  28. Anonymous[270] • Disclaimer says:

    What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years? Sex? Race? Money? Something else?

    Money – 65%
    Sex – 25%
    Race – 2%
    Something else (LGBTQXYZ) – 8%

    • Replies: @songbird
    , @Anon
  29. unit472 says:

    Morris Dees was a known sexual predator. His divorce papers are still available on line and though from the 1980’s make for interesting reading. Though 82, my guess is he like Bill Cosby, is having decades old sexual misbehavior come back to haunt him and SPLC.

  30. songbird says:

    I am guessing sex AND money. I think that is generally the way at his age.

  31. Ragno says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    ….and a backwards swastika at that.

  32. @unit472

    I decided not to promote that ex-wife’s divorce deposition that was floating around the far reaches of the Internet. Ex-wives say a lot of stuff. Still …

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  33. JimB says:

    My guess is that Mortis Dees said something antisemitic. That is the only thing he could do which would impact SPLC’s bottom line: donations.

  34. I’m shocked. You mean they actually hired some blacks? Besides the janitors?

    What is the black/Jewish ratio in Montgomery? And at SPLC?

    How do Alabama’s cities rank by white population, in absolute numbers? Is Huntsville at the top?

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  35. @unit472

    “What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years?”

    Given that Dees has already been exposed as a wife beater, incestuous child molester, serial adulterer, con man, bisexual predator, mistress-impregnator, and inconvenient-fetus-aborter, and none of it mattered enough to for the board to get rid of him, he must have done something very seriously wrong indeed to trigger his firing at last.

    Maybe he used a trope.

    • LOL: Stan d Mute
    • Replies: @Crawfurdmuir
    , @Stan d Mute
  36. Anonym says:

    Dees is kinda like the goy version of Bernie Madoff, a Robin Hood figure who scammed from I presume mostly wealthy Jews to give to… himself mainly.

  37. densa says:

    Good point about the law suits.

    Yes, they’ve been stashing the loot in the Caymans:

    The SPLC has turned into a fundraising powerhouse, recording more than $50 million in contributions and $328 million in net assets on its 2015 Form 990, the most recently available tax form from the nonprofit. SPLC’s Form 990-T, its business income tax return, from the same year shows that they have “financial interests” in the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, and Bermuda. No information is available beyond the acknowledgment of the interests at the bottom of the form.

    However, the Washington Free Beacon discovered forms from 2014 that shed light on some of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s transfers to foreign entities.

    The SPLC’s Form 8865, a Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships, from 2014 shows that the nonprofit transferred hundreds of thousands to an account located in the Cayman Islands.


    I think they also get funding from the DHS to help fight the terrorism of anti-Semitism.

  38. What caused his firing is likely sexual degeneracy of some sort.

  39. @Hidee Ho

    Hidee, oh thank you. Am I atleast as old as magic dirt.

  40. Dave Pinsen says: • Website

    #MeToo it is.

  41. @Anon

    Anon, Excellent and to avoid charges of appropriations, only blacks can listen to rap or watch basketball games. That will bring both ventures down to the level of a lemonade stand.

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  42. Anon7 says:

    Hmm, I wonder what will happen to that “massive war chest of funds from donors”? It was Dees’ direct mail marketing kung-fu that allowed them to scam, er I mean, raise that money in the first place, and now he has no influence over how it is spent.

    Will the money go to deserving plaintiffs, once lifted up by the SPLC’s endless crusades against systemic villainy, who are now taking it down with bites in the financial hind-quarters? How the mighty have fallen.

    Morris Dees: better call Saul.

  43. @M. Hartley

    “What does this have to do with Morris Dees?”

    Nothing whatsoever. Lot accuses others of being obsessed with jews, but is so up his own tuchus with all things jew it’s not even funny.

  44. Bill P says:

    I’ll put money on him having been metooed.

    If there wasn’t some insider deal here, I predict Dees is going to try to bring them all down with him. He is that kind of guy.

  45. Anon7 says:

    Maybe Dees was looking for Black Girl Magic in all the wrong places.

    A Google production.

  46. Anon[232] • Disclaimer says:

    “Justice, equity and inclusion”?

    That sounds like SJW talk, not #metoo talk. But what could that mean?

    We know that in the past local reporters had said that they had no black employees to speak of, and the ones they had accused them of racism.

    Maybe they cluelessly hired some young SJWs who mounted an internal coup. In fact, it’s probably hard these days to hire young people and avoid the SJWs, unless you’re a STEM organization.

    Bringing in an outside investigator? “Climate and workplace practices” does sound more #metoo, admittedly.

    If it’s SJW and not #metoo, that means … the dreaded “n-word” being used by the elderly staff?

    The press release is like Apple Event Kremlinology: Hard to decipher.

  47. “Get me that bank statement, boy.”

    “Make me that travel reservation, boy.”

    “Update that donor spreadsheet, boy.”

    “Want some pollo alla parmigiana, boy?”


    • Replies: @Olorin
  48. Kirt says:

    Race or sex – maybe both. Nobody gets fired for fund raising success no matter how dishonestly done or personally exploited.

  49. What do you figure is The Scandal that brought down Morris after all these years?

    It’s Dees in the Klan hood in Virginia Governor Northam’s yearbook picture.

    • LOL: William Badwhite
  50. Jack D says:

    Porque no los dos?

    Josh Moon says it was RACE and GENDER (SEXUAL HARASSMENT) – felled by the double barrelled shotgun of modern America. If Dees is accused of racism, that is especially shweet.

  51. @Almost Missouri

    My guess – with all the lawsuits now proceeding against the $PLC, its board is now expecting some embarrassment to emerge during discovery.

    One of the typical parts of discovery in a civil suit is obtaining an accounting of what assets the defendant has and where they are. In the event that the plaintiff prevails this tells him what he can levy against. If there has been any hanky-panky with the $PLC’s funds, this has a good chance of coming to public attention. Firing Dees may be an effort at damage control in advance of such an event, enabling $PLC to claim that they discovered the problems and were addressing them, which will make them a more sympathetic defendant.

    It surprises me in a way that no one tried suing them before. Any entity with half a billion dollars in assets is an inviting target for ambitious plaintiffs’ lawyers.

  52. Anonymous[202] • Disclaimer says:

    As former background investigator for the USG I can tell you there is no greater source of damning derogatory information than from a former spouse. All backgrounds require interviewing the ex. And going through the divorce file as well (treasure trove).

    • Replies: @Hans
    , @Almost Missouri
  53. @Steve Sailer

    “Ex-wives say a lot of stuff”

    Yes. I can’t remember if it was the Mail or Tom Bowers who interviewed Jeremy Corbyn’s ex-wife about how selfish he was (IIRC he lent/gave money to keep a local community centre afloat, money the missus thought could have been better spent elsewhere – like on his family home).

  54. @Lot

    San Diego looking like its next mayor will be Jewish!

    As the moderate pro-business Democrat in the race…

    This was the only moderate pro-business Republican in the city who was willing to run:

    • Replies: @Olorin
    , @Lot
  55. snorlax says:
    @William Badwhite

    San Diego, a Republican city as recently as 5 years ago, now goes 2 to 1 Democrat. Dunno if he’s running for reelection (I’m in Boston) but he’d be a major underdog unless he switches parties like a bunch of ambitious SD pols already have.

  56. Olorin says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    For what it’s worth “Boy” was Walter Annenberg’s nickname in his family. (He being the only male of 8 siblings.)

  57. Jack D says:
    @Hidee Ho

    Dees is not Jewish. He’s Baptist.

    • Replies: @Peripatetic Commenter
  58. snorlax says:
    @Hidee Ho

    David Rockefeller, multi-billionaire, was still doing whatever asshole stuff he did until he died in 2017 at the age of 101 and 9 months. (Manner of death less interesting than brother Nelson or Nelson’s son Michael).

    Henry Ford, while not particularly long-lived (died at 83), retired at age 81, which I assume is what BJ was referring to. His heirs haven’t reached nor retired at particularly high ages, but they retain control of Ford, so remain very much relevant to the present day.

    Chairman (1999-present, board member 1988-present) and ex-CEO (2001-6):
    Board member (1988-present):

    Warren Buffett is obviously a current reference; still working at age 88 and still the world’s richest man.

    My rating of your comment:

  59. Olorin says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    PNG native? I dunno. Has he eaten any brains lately?

    Damn cute marsupial, that. They’ve got one (#?) at the Woodland Zoo over in Seattle.

    Apparently you did not get the word that several other actual native-born Sandiegoans are already hitting the campaign trail to interact with potential voters in that city.

    • LOL: Redneck farmer
  60. @Hidee Ho

    Oh boy you done it now.

    Hasbara HQ just went to a Five Menorah Alert. Expect a 300 comment thread with 70% of the comments coming from our local JIDF.

    You’re making em work shifts!

  61. J.Ross says: • Website

    I am not happy about this. He was 82, not sure what he was doing for them in the current year, and these people famously have no loyalty or gratitude. He leaves behind an aggressive and fully staffed defamation engine with the ear of the powerful.

    • Replies: @RationalExpressions
  62. Hans says:

    This divorce file is ripe with detail on Morris Dees’ perv behavior towards his step-daughter –

    Most likely it was the pain of living in a Christian society and the gorillions of victims of “anti-fake-semite-ism” that caused his behavior.

  63. @snorlax

    San Diego, a Republican city as recently as 5 years ago, now goes 2 to 1 Democrat.

    Now why would that be?

    Is it because of illegals voting?

    Is it because of voter fraud?

    Or is it all of the above?

    • Replies: @keypusher
    , @snorlax
  64. @Jack D

    Dees is not Jewish. He’s Baptist.

    Well, there is some dissent about that, including, it seems, claims by Dees himself to being a Jew in the deep south.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Bill P
    , @Reg Cæsar
  65. @JimB

    i’d buy that for a dollar

  66. rufus says:

    Christ, whose next JPod ?

    # sailer curse

  67. keypusher says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    No way in hell it’s any of those. Most obvious explanation is Trump.

  68. @J.Ross

    If only others like smarmy Potok were implicated too. What did they know and when did they know it? One can hope.

  69. It was a good question. I foresaw this, just as you did.

    Charles Erwin Wilson II says:
    January 27, 2018 at 2:58 pm GMT
    We need something like PredictIt for MeToo. I’d put money on Dees getting MeTooed.

    Did I predict a Trump victory in 2016? Yes. Did I predict Morris Dees’ me tooing? Yes. Do I know the future? No.

    Some things are certain. Most are not. But gauging the wind direction is not difficult.

  70. Anon[304] • Disclaimer says:

    I’m willing to bet it’s a cynical palace coup designed to get the Dragon Dees away from the hoard of cash so the current SPLC board can plunder it themselves.

  71. Jack D says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter


    Dees, the son of a poor white Alabama cotton farmer, early in life aspired to become a farmer or a Southern Baptist preacher but ultimately earned a law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law.

    How many poor white Alabama cotton farmers are Jewish?

  72. snorlax says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter


    And in fairness some of it is 1) Trump triggering Nice White Ladies, 2) formerly GOP-voting Asian groups like Filipinos, Koreans and Vietnamese marching leftwards.

    • Replies: @Anon
  73. @Walsh2

    There’s working for good and there’s working for evil. It does matter some, and you can be a good marketer for either. Actually, his being an ambulance-chasing lawyer is strike 1 for me to begin with. I am no fan of anybody like this.

    • Replies: @Walsh2
  74. on a less serious note. old guys have to be pushed out. sorry. that’s just the way it is. at some point, the game has passed you by. many guys know when it’s time to go, some don’t.

    how long did the car companies try to get rid of bob lutz?

    how much better off would the cowboys be if they could get out from under jerry jones?

    the raiders were trapped under al davis until he was 82.

    the steelers were lucky art rooney died at ‘only’ 87. the 1980s were a total write off due to him.

    this is what is so fascinating about belichick. will he know when to go?

    it’s sad to watch my dad go thru this process. complete slippage as he tries to run his small software company far into his 70s. watching him decline, get taken by younger, smarter guys. make obvious mistakes. get rolled in business deals.

    • Replies: @Dreadnought
  75. @Reg Cæsar

    It’d be somewhere in north Alabama like Cullman.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  76. It’s not as though the (((SPLC))) just discovered their fellow scumbag is a scumbag.

  77. That Guy says:

    Gotta be me too. Probably many different women over a period of decades. Maybe even hush $$ tracing back to donations. This should be fun

  78. @Anonymous

    Aren’t divorce records usually under seal?

  79. Some say he #metoo(ed) this beauty queen:

    • Replies: @Anon
  80. mmack says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    I know two Nigerian body builders from Chicago that Morris can hire to beat him up. Mind you, ever since their recent legal troubles, their rates have gone up.

  81. Lot says:
    @William Badwhite

    He’s in his second term already. I assume there is a term limit as Californians love term limits.

    Even if he could run, ex mayors have cushy 500k property development jobs waiting for them.

  82. @Almost Missouri

    Maybe he used a trope.

    A trope tied into a tnoose?

  83. Lot says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    He lacks the charm and charisma of Xiao Liwu.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  84. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:

    Holy week’s just a month away. The tour should be in January and February to get the Jews all outraged for the spring Israel bonds AIPAC ADL fundraising season

    Shouldn’t long white wedding dresses and veils be banned as reminiscent of the KKK? Were I not so lazy I would start such a movement.

  85. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:

    They probably discovered he went to an all White grade school in the 1940s.

  86. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Stan d Mute

    See the wide open jacket over the bright colored shirt? It’s supposed to be slenderizing. And the hair. I guess her gazillion a year salary doesn’t cover bleach touch ups

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  87. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:

    Problem with the Vietnamese and Koreans is that they sent their children to pro communist American public schools and colleges.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  88. @prime noticer

    Dan Rooney was running the Steelers from the 70s on. Art had very little to do with the team other than to show up for the games. Bad drafting (including skipping Dan Marino because they overestimated how long Bradshaw would play) was the reason for their 80s mediocrity, but Art had nothing to do with that.

  89. Bill P says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    Come on, man. Dees is an Anglo. A particularly nasty and unscrupulous piece of work, but an Anglo nonetheless. I’ve run across the very type plenty of times. They’re a dime a dozen in big law firms, and lots of them operate crappy businesses (e.g. used car dealerships). Dees managed to combine the two into a particularly sleazy and profitable enterprise.

    As for the Jewish angle, well, I’ll just say if I were Jewish I wouldn’t be too proud that so many of his henchmen are of the tribe, but I’m not, so I’ll leave it up to them to explain that, or not.

  90. Mr. Anon says:

    Then they came for Morris Dees, and I said: “There. He’s over there. No, to your left. The guy in the brown coat………….”

    • LOL: Achmed E. Newman
  91. Mr. Anon says:

    The good news is they’ve fired Morris Dees.

    The bad news is his severance is $499M, lol.

    It would be funny if that wily old extortionist, Morris Dees, had designed his golden parachute in such a way that it would blew up the SPLC if they ever tried to SPLC him.

  92. @Criticas

    No, that severance is good news; it’s money the SPLC won’t be able to employ in its nefarious day-to-day activities.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  93. @Peripatetic Commenter

    Well, there is some dissent about that, including, it seems, claims by Dees himself to being a Jew in the deep south.

    If Dees claimed the Earth revolved around the Sun, I’d check a secondary source.

    Fact is, he’s Morris Seligman Dees Junior. His father was named after some Jewish guy who did the family a favor.

    Rod Carew was named in a similar fashion:

    In 1945, Zone trains were still segregated by race and Rod’s mother was black, so she had to sit in a rear car. She went into labor on a rear train car and rushing to her aid (from the front) was Dr. RODNEY CLINE, a Jewish physician. In gratitude, Rod’s parents named him Rodney Cline Carew.

  94. @Anon

    Patrick Cleburne at claims she and the others are underpaid. I can believe it.

  95. @Achmed E. Newman

    Huntsville is the only city in the state with more than 100,000 whites. More than twice the number in Birmingham, the state’s largest city.

    Alabama’s four largest cities are nip-and-tuck in the population tables. Huntsville is #4, but don’t be surprised if it vaults to #1 in next year’s census. At bottom, #2.

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  96. @Lot

    He lacks the charm and charisma of Xiao Liwu.

    Yeah, but he won’t be selling our technological secrets to Papua New Guinea, either.

  97. @Reg Cæsar

    Ahaa, you wrote “absolute” numbers. Disregard Cullman, AL then. Sorry.

  98. @Anon

    I just used my [AGREE] up, but yeah, it depends on whether the parents can get their kids to listen to real history as experienced rather than the Commie ctrl-left clap-trap taught at the government indoctrination camps. I’ve been running into some of this. That’s why you don’t lie to your kids, even when they’re little, so that they’ll have the trust later to believe you over those Big-Ed idiots.

  99. Walsh2 says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    You’re right, it does matter some. Looking at it subjectively, as a proud Southern White Christian male gun owner, i.e. the portion of the populace he demonized for decades, I’d say the guy’s a piece of s**t. Looking at it objectively, well, see prior comment.

    Additionally, speaking of ambulance chasing lawyers – are they more or less evil than the insurance companies trying to screw their customers by paying pennies on the dollar?

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  100. @Buffalo Joe

    Anon, Excellent and to avoid charges of appropriations, only blacks can listen to rap or watch basketball games. That will bring both ventures down to the level of a lemonade stand.

    That was my thought, too. To which I would only add: don’t forget football (in fact, sportsball in general); and don’t permit any unit of government to appropriate by giving any form of the usual tax welfare for stadium/arena construction. Then we’d see lots of jocks going back to school to learn to ask if you want your Value Meal upsized. Or maybe they could learn to code?

  101. @snorlax

    Thanks for the reply. I knew Kevin moderately well when we were both single (20+ years ago). Hilarious guy and not surprising at all that he went into politics.

    Sad about San Diego flipping to Dem.

  102. @Walsh2

    Yeah, that last question is a toughey, Mr. Walsh. Here’s a good one: if you had a gun with only 2 bullets in a room with an ambulance-chasing lawyer, Hitler, and Osama bin Laden, what would you do?

    If you don’t know and appreciate The Office, then just go to right at 1:00 in. Steve Corell, aka, Michael Scott, is hilarious!:

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