"The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants" - Albert Camus

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Right Wing Hate Speech Quiz

Test your knowledge now (answers documented in provided links)!

1. Which right-wing, fascist US president said "If they bring a knife, we bring a gun."?

A. Ronald Reagan

B. Barack Hussein Obama

C. Thomas Jefferson

D. Calvin Coolidge

Answer here

2. Which right-wing preacher called New York City "Hymietown" as a slur to Jews?

A. Jesse Jackson

B. Billy Graham

C. Jerry Falwell

D. Max Lucado

Answer here

3. Which right wing US senator accused the US Military of being no different than Pol Pot, the Soviets, or the Nazis?

A. Mitch McConnell

B. Jesse Helms

C. Jim DeMint

D. Dick Durbin

Answer here

4. Which Hitler-loving, fascist, right-wing actor wanted to stone to death (in the Biblical sense, not with marijuana) a US Congressman?

A. Tom Selleck

B. Bruce Willis

C. Alec Baldwin

D. Charlton Heston

Answer here

5. Which radio right winger wished that a US Senator and his grandchildren would contract the AIDS virus?

A. Nina Totenberg

B. Rush Limbaugh

C. Glenn Beck

D. Sean Hannity

Answer here

6. Which right-wing Senator and ex-member of the Ku Klux Klan once said "I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side"? (Hint: This Senator also filibustered the Civil Rights bills of 1964 and voted against all of Pres. George W Bush's black and Hispanic judicial appointments)

A. Robert Taft

B. John Calhoun

C. Robert Byrd

D. Strom Thurmond

Answer here

7. Which rabid, right-wing presidential aide once recited the names of some political adversaries, shouting "DEAD!" after each one?

A. Murray Chotiner

B. H.R. Haldeman

C. John Ehrlichman

D. Rahm Emanuel

Answer here

8. Which seething, right wing terrorist/presidential friend tried to blow up the Pentagon, was on the FBI's most wanted list, and said later "I don't regret setting bombs. I feel we didn't do enough."

A. Bill Ayers

B. Bill Cosby

C. Bill Clinton

D. Will Rogers

Answer here

9. Which right-wing ex-president once said of Barack Obama "A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee."?

A. Ronald Reagan

B. George H.W. Bush

C. Bill Clinton

D. George W. Bush

Answer here

10. Which right-wing Congressman once said to one of his constituents "I wouldn't dignify you by peeing down your leg."?

A. Pete Stark

B. Paul Ryan

C. Allen West

D. Thaddeus McCotter

Answer here

Grading scale:

8-10: You are very well-informed.
5-7: Decent. However, you should consider finding more news sources.
2-4: That newspaper you read everyday is good for only two things; fish wrapping and bird cages.
0-1: Please do the rest of us a favor and emigrate to Cuba or North Korea

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