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  • Thomas Nast , whose antislavery political cartoons propelled him to notoriety in the 19th century, has ignited another uproar: whether his anti-Irish and -Catholic drawings should disqualify him from the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

    Cartoonist Draws Ire of N.J. Irish

  • The anti-Irish tenure of his cartoons was a product of the times, said Christine Jochem , the head of special collections at the Morristown & Morris Township Library, which holds one of the nation's largest repositories of cartoons by the artist.

    Cartoonist Draws Ire of N.J. Irish

  • Not because I'm anti-Irish or he hates Mancunians, but because, in this country, slagging someone off means you like them.

    Being PC in this day and age

  • I cited two other examples of the way a symbol changes meaning over time — the simian anti-Irish caricature that became the Fighting Leprechaun, and NWA.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pro-Slavery

  • By the mid-19th century anti-Irish bigotry was blatantly showcased throughout our cities as businesses put up placards saying: "No Irish Need Apply."

    Irene Monroe: St. Patrick's Day Parades, Black Church Share History Of Being Anti-Gay

  • Though he acknowledged his Irish birth, he was, like many Scotch-Irish Presbyterians of his era, both anti-Irish and anti-Catholic.

    Banking On the Future

  • The Fenians planned a number of rebellions and uprisings, and though initially their causes garnered much sympathy, after December 1867, when several Londoners were killed when a bomb planted by the Fenians exploded at Clerkenwell Prison, there was a wave of anti-Irish feeling in London and elsewhere in England.

    Everyday Life in the British Parliament: Home Rule | Edwardian Promenade

  • Oh, and widespread U.S. anti-Irish immigration sentiment/discrimination would be a great stem.

    Enjoy this ironic holiday.

  • Mr. Albee said his adoptive parents were "terrible" — bigots, anti-Semitic, anti-Irish.

    Edward Albee's Private Stage

  • Mr. Albee said his adoptive parents were "terrible" — bigots, anti-Semitic, anti-Irish.

    Edward Albee's Private Stage

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