On the Southern Poverty Law Center, Too Late for Tina, Send in the IRS

“The question isn’t what went wrong at the SPLC; it is why it took so long for the rest of the country to learn what local reporters already knew.” (Jim Tharpe, former managing editor of the Montgomery Advertiser) The problems at the Southern Poverty Law Center could be bigger than discomfort by staff about racism … Continue reading On the Southern Poverty Law Center, Too Late for Tina, Send in the IRS

Shame on Bob Moser and all the Others who Kept the Southern Poverty Law Center's Secrets (until now)

Who is Bob Moser you ask? He is a writer at The New Yorker who tells us over a decade later what he learned about the frauds at the Southern Poverty Law Center when he worked there in the early 2000’s. Moser told his story yesterday about how much of the staff (mostly former staff … Continue reading Shame on Bob Moser and all the Others who Kept the Southern Poverty Law Center's Secrets (until now)

Southern Poverty Law Center Founder Ousted, Rumors Suggest Internal Racial Problems

“Morris (Dees) is a flimflam man and he’s managed to flimflam his way along for many years raising money by telling people about the Ku Klux Klan and hate groups.” (Stephen Bright, Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta)   I don’t usually bother posting stories that are widely published, but this one is very … Continue reading Southern Poverty Law Center Founder Ousted, Rumors Suggest Internal Racial Problems

Georgia: CAIR and the Southern Poverty Law Center Join Forces to Block Data Collection in the Prison System

When I read Ann Coulter’s book “Adios America” I was struck by an important theme in the book and that is that she said it is virtually impossible to get information about immigration status of those incarcerated in America jails and prisons. Indeed this blog—Frauds and Crooks—is built around the generally accepted premise that a … Continue reading Georgia: CAIR and the Southern Poverty Law Center Join Forces to Block Data Collection in the Prison System