Bigot Watch

Tracking racist & bigoted politicians and elected officials.

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  This webpage was started in response to the trend of public bigotry growing in the United States.  We urge you to not re-elect or vote for these people.

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  • Virgil Goode; R-Virginia

     (Textual) "The Muslim Representative from Minnesota was elected by the voters of that district and if American citizens don’t wake up and adopt the Virgil Goode position on immigration there will likely be many more Muslims elected to office and demanding the use of the Koran." (December, 2006) [ Ref: 1 ]

  • Rafael Arza; R-Florida (102nd District, Florida House of Representatives)

     (Textual) "Hey, bitch. You ain't nothing but a bitch. You ain't nothing but a bitch, brother, my nigger." (October 26, 2006) [ Ref: 1 ]

  • Tan Nguyen; R-California (47th District) candidate

     (Textual) "You are advised that if your residence in this country is illegal or you are an immigrant, voting in a federal election is a crime that could result in jail time."  (October 19, 2006) [ Ref: 1, 2 ]

  • Senator Conrad Burns; R-Montana

     (Video) "And we thank god for those young people that do it every day and every night to fight this enemy that's a taxi cab driver in the day time but a killer at night."

"This campaign is about the next generation; it is if we have a safe world and a secure world where our kids can go to bed at night and worry about a guy that drives a taxi cab in the day time and kills at night." (August 27, 2006) [ Ref: 1, 2 ]

     (Video) "Hugo is a nice little Guatemalan man who is doing some painting for me ... The other day, the little fella who does our maintenance work around the house, he's from Guatemala, and I said, 'Could I see your green card?' And Hugo says, 'No.' I said, 'Oh gosh.' " (August, 2006) [ Ref: 1 ]

  • Pat Buchanan; Reform party politician

     (Textual) "America faces an existential crisis. If we do not get control of our borders, by 2050 Americans of European descent will be a minority in the nation their ancestors created and built. No nation has ever undergone so radical a demographic transformation and survived." (August, 2006) [ Ref: 1, 2 ]

  • Tramm Hudson; R-Florida (13th District) candidate

     (Video) "A large number [of my soldiers] were black. I grew up in Alabama. I understand, uh, I know from experience, that blacks are not the greatest swimmers or may not even know how to swim." (August, 2006) [ Ref: 1 ]

  •  Senator George Allen; R-Virginia

      (Video) "Let's give a welcome to Macaca here. Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia." (August, 2006) [ Ref: 12 ]

  • Representative Joseph Pitts; R-Pennsylvania

     (Video) "It's safe to say that a wealthy kid from the suburbs can play Grand Theft Auto or similar games without turning to a life of crime, but a poor kid who lives in a neighborhood where people really do steal cars or deal drugs or shoot cops might not be so fortunate." (June, 2006)

  • Senator Joseph Biden; D-Delaware

     (Video) "You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking."  (June 17, 2006) [ Ref:1 ]

  • Senator James Inhofe; R-Oklahoma

     (Video) "As you see here, and I think this is maybe the most important prop we'll have during the entire debate, my wife and I have been married 47 years. We have 20 kids and grandkids. I'm really proud to say that in the recorded history of our family, we've never had a divorce or any kind of homosexual relationship." (June, 2006) [ Ref:  1  ]

  • William Bennett; Republican politician

     (Audio) "But I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could -- if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down." (September, 2005) [ Ref: 1, 2 ]

  • Senator Hillary Clinton; D-New York

     (Video) "He [Mahatma Gandhi] ran a gas station down in St. Louis for a couple of years..." (January, 2004) [ Ref: 1, 2 ]