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MSNBC tweets about ‘rightwing hate’ for biracial families after mocking biracial family | The Daily Caller

Weeks after MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and a guest panel gleefully mocked the Romneys for adopting a black grandchild, the network sent out a tweet suggesting that the “rightwing” writhes with rage at the sight of a biracial family.

MSNBC apologizes for Cheerios tweet hitting ‘right wing’ – CNN Political Ticker – Blogs

MSNBC regrets making what it called an “offensive” tweet suggesting that conservatives would be outraged over a Cheerios commercial featuring a racially mixed family.

FLASHBACK: MSNBC host apologizes after panel makes fun of Romney photo with black grandchild – CNN Political Ticker – Blogs

An MSNBC host apologized Tuesday morning after she and panelists on her weekend program faced criticism for poking fun at a photo of Mitt Romney, his wife and their nearly two dozen grandchildren, zeroing in on the Romneys’ recently adopted African-American grandchild, Kieran.

FLASHBACK TOO: Racist MSNBC Cuts GOP Minority Speakers From Coverage : The Burning Truth

missing from the coverage was nearly every ethnic minority that spoke during Tuesday’s festivities.

Bank refuses to give customers their money unless they can prove why they need it | The Daily Caller

International bank HSBC has been restricting its customers from withdrawing large sums of cash if they can’t provide a good enough reason for why they need it.

Man loses $1,000 in online job scam

WKVI reports that a man from LaPorte County applied for several jobs online. He later received an email saying he would be given money to buy, test and review items at a local supermarket.

RNC Chair Calls for MSNBC Boycott over Race Tweet

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is launching a boycott of MSNBC over an incendiary tweet from the network that suggested “the rightwing” would “hate” a television ad featuring a biracial family, Breitbart News has learned.

The GOP Response to the MSNBC Biracial Tweet Is About As Strong As It Gets |

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus in a letter to MSNBC’s president announced Thursday that he had banned “all RNC staff” from appearing on the network until it apologizes for a controversial tweet sent earlier this week.

WSJ: Google Donating to Conservative Groups, Wooing the GOP

Google — known for championing progressive policies like gay marriage, immigration reform, and reducing greenhouse gases — has been quietly courting the GOP and funding an array of conservative groups, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Indiana bill to test welfare recipients for drug abuse, restrict food assistance passes House – Daily Journal

A contentious bill to screen welfare recipients for drug abuse and limit residents to buy only “nutritional” foods with food stamps is moving forward.

I asked if I should go public with a bad customer, and used this story as an example.

FLASHBACK: She texted. We kicked her out. : Blog | Austin | Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Every once in a while, our strict No Talking or Texting policy annoys people who love ruining the movie theater experience for everyone around them. One of those people left us a voicemail…