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Here are 11 obviously racist people who want you to know they’re ‘not racist’

Everyone thinks they have a great sense of humor and no one thinks they’re racist — even when they engage in plainly racist behavior.
Amanda and Bob Dixon (YouTube/screen grab)

Missouri GOP candidate: Child abuse made me gay for 5 years but I overcame ‘evil’

After the state senator threw his hat into the race for governor last week, the Riverfront Times pointed out that his platform of supporting only “traditional marriage” left out the fact that Nixon had “lived as homosexual."
Image: Sarah Lee Circle Bear (Facebook.com)

‘Quit faking': Police ignored Native American woman’s pleas for help before she died in jail

Witnesses said that when Circle Bear was transferred to the holding cell, she told guards that she was in excruciating pain.
Cecil the lion (YouTube)

Minnesota dentist named as killer of Zimbabwe’s famed, human-loving Cecil the lion

Walter Palmer, a trophy hunter who operates River Bluffs Dental in Bloomington, is believed to have paid about $55,000 to bribe wildlife guards July 1 at Hwange National Park.
Man in a camouflage pants holding a gun (Shutterstock)

Vietnam vet arrested after walking into Army recruiting office with gun to ‘keep them on their toes’

A Georgia man was arrested after visiting a local Army recruitment office while carrying a hand gun, saying he wanted to keep the recruiters “on their toes” in case of another attack like the one in Chattanooga.
Christian Englander (Screenshot/KRQE)

Santa Fe man who threw banana peel at Dave Chappelle insists he’s not racist — says he’s the real victim

A white, self-described “eccentric” Santa Fe man denied it was racist when he heckled black comedian Dave Chappelle by throwing a banana peel at him on stage.
Bernie Sanders (CNN)

Bernie Sanders explodes a right-wing myth: ‘Open borders? No, that’s a Koch brothers proposal’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the immigration debate is framed exactly wrong. Republicans vilify President Barack Obama for supposedly opening the border to ever-increasing multitudes of immigrants, legally or otherwise.

‘Neighbors From Hell': Now parents have a bedtime story about how predatory America has become

Illustrated and written in rhyme, 'Neighbors from Hell' gives parents a way to talk about our messed-up society.
Soldier with a Glock handgun (UK Ministry of Defence/Flickr)

‘A sick joke': Cleveland police union fundraises for cop by raffling off gun like one that killed unarmed man

Cleveland Officer Alan Buford was put on desk duty in March after he shot and killed 18-year-old Brandon Jones while trying to arrest the unarmed man on suspicion of burglary.