There hasn't been a cross burning in Durham since 1968.
I've been working up a piece on radical right hate speech but can't seem to keep up with events. I already have two full pages of links on the increase in anti-gay incidents, crimes against Muslims, violence and threats directed at judges, the hostile climate and demonization of gays that's happening all over, institutionalized anti-gay actions by the Bush Administration, the hate speech spewing out of talk radio, religious intolerance at the Air Force Academy, and the truly chilling Dominionist hatred....
Every nationalist movement needs a good scapegoat or two.
UPDATE: In southern Maine, tune in Monday at 7:30pm to Portland's public access TV to hear Michael Heath of the Christian Civic League debate State Senator Ethan Strimling (D-District 8) on gay rights.