NAACP Considers Condemning Tea Party for 'Racism'

[quote="rlg94086, post:18, topic:205069"]
Wow.

I see where you are going with this. You are overreacting. The spokesman said they "have a lot in common." "Having a lot in common" does not mean they have everything in common. Steinhauser didn't draw any of the parallels you just made.

I realize it is a sin for any conservative to say they were "inspired" by the civil rights movement. :rolleyes:

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:D

One might say that the overreaction came from way out in left field, even.

What could be more American than freedom from government intrusion though?
But freedom to one's own earnings really can be thought of as a civil right now, given the left's drive to equalize our wallets to the lowest common denominator.

[quote="rlg94086, post:18, topic:205069"]
Wow.

I see where you are going with this. You are overreacting. The spokesman said they "have a lot in common." "Having a lot in common" does not mean they have everything in common. Steinhauser didn't draw any of the parallels you just made.

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I think what I said was a reasonable inference to make. Could you explain what he meant when he says that the tea party movement and the black civil rights movement have "a lot in common?"

[quote="rlg94086, post:18, topic:205069"]
I realize it is a sin for any conservative to say they were "inspired" by the civil rights movement.

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I am not sure why you think that is true. Certainly I don't. However, I would note that to say that someone is inspired by the civil rights movement is not the same as saying that they have a lot in common with the civil rights movement.

[quote="Dale_M, post:22, topic:205069"]
I think what I said was a reasonable inference to make. Could you explain what he meant when he says that the tea party movement and the black civil rights movement have "a lot in common?"

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Their method of protesting and their efforts to fight for individual freedoms and rights.

Well, he also said he was inspired by the civil rights movement. :shrug:

Bottom line - the NAACP is just a propaganda tool for the Democratic Party. They have lost any credibility they may have had in the past. This resolution has nothing to do with race issues and everything to do with political maneuvering.

[quote="Dale_M, post:22, topic:205069"]
I think what I said was a reasonable inference to make. Could you explain what he meant when he says that the tea party movement and the black civil rights movement have "a lot in common?"

I am not sure why you think that is true. Certainly I don't. However, I would note that to say that someone is inspired by the civil rights movement is not the same as saying that they have a lot in common with the civil rights movement.

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Todays NAACP has even less in common with the civil rights movement than the Tea Party does

Margaret Sanger (Sanger titled this by the way) "Negro Project"

Margaret sanger "Pivot of Civilization"

Harlem Clinic 1929

Margaret Sanger letters to W. E. B. DuBois (founder of NAACP 1909) 11 November 1930

Dr. William Edward Burghardt DuBois essay (W.E.B. DuBois worte this by the way for Margaret Sanger) "Black Folk and Birth Control", Birth Control Review June 1932 page 166-167.

[quote="rlg94086, post:23, topic:205069"]
Their method of protesting and their efforts to fight for individual freedoms and rights.

Well, he also said he was inspired by the civil rights movement. :shrug:

Bottom line - the NAACP is just a propaganda tool for the Democratic Party. They have lost any credibility they may have had in the past. This resolution has nothing to do with race issues and everything to do with political maneuvering.

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Everything is offensive to the Black Community if it comes from white conservatives and if it isn't, they'll twist it around so it is given the illusion of being offensive. Just like the good liberal Senator from West Virgina who was a KKK leader, he got a pass.:rolleyes:

Here is the irony of all this:

abort73.com/abortion/planned_parenthoods_racist_roots/

Planned Parenthood and abortion rights are one of the pillars of power for the Democrat party (and the NAACP).

Ishii

[quote="estesbob, post:1, topic:205069"]
The NAACP reportedly is about to take up a resolution to condemn the Tea Party movement for "explicitly racist behavior."

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Good. Somebody needs to. The 'explicitly racist behavior' goes far beyond just tea party members, however. The whole conservative movement is infested with it.

[quote="jjdrury81, post:28, topic:205069"]
Good. Somebody needs to. The 'explicitly racist behavior' goes far beyond just tea party members, however. The whole conservative movement is infested with it.

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Really...please elaborate.

[quote="jjdrury81, post:28, topic:205069"]
Good. Somebody needs to. The 'explicitly racist behavior' goes far beyond just tea party members, however. The whole conservative movement is infested with it.

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You know, that is an ignorant and very offensive statement. Tell me, does slandering a large group of people make you sleep better at night?

Peace

Tim

[quote="Dale_M, post:16, topic:205069"]
Its a reasonable question. I was going more on the headline of the KC Star article. Since the resolution is to be voted on tomorrow, we will soon see if it condemns the entire Tea Party movement or simply the racist elements within it.

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What part of the Tea Party movement has racist elements?

The Tea Party movement is no more and no less racist than American society at large. Elements of racism exist in any major political affiliation.

Playing the racism card is just an effective tool of left wing politics to help rally the troops into a defensive mode against the 'evils' of conservatism.

One need only to listen to the rhetoric that has come out since Obama took office.

The racist rhetoric in fact existed before Obama took office and was used effectively by the Obama team to slander even the likes of Bill Clinton and Geraldine Ferraro, or any that dare opposed the Obama program.

Identity politics is the new racism.

Sorry, we forgot. Criticizing a socialist president who happens to be black, is racist.

The left considers opposing spending on expensive social programs as racist, so conservatives are already racist by the leftist’s definition of the term.

[quote="jjdrury81, post:28, topic:205069"]
Good. Somebody needs to. The 'explicitly racist behavior' goes far beyond just tea party members, however. The whole conservative movement is infested with it.

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Nonsense. Playing the race card is designed to stop discussion in its tracks. For instance how can anyone possbly hve a rationale discussion with someon who makes absurd comments like yours?

The Democrat party had done more harm to African Americas than all the racist groups in the History -not the least of which is their aiding and abetting of the slaughter of 400,000 African amrca Childen a year.

[quote="jjdrury81, post:33, topic:205069"]
One need only to listen to the rhetoric that has come out since Obama took office.

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In other words, you have no facts to present in order to support your broad brush claim that the "whole conservative movement" is "infested" with racism.

Approximately 40% of Americans identify themselves as conservatives according to a 2009 Gallup poll.

gallup.com/poll/120857/conservatives-single-largest-ideological-group.aspx

Please provide evidence that 40% of Americans are infested with racism.

[quote="jjdrury81, post:33, topic:205069"]
One need only to listen to the rhetoric that has come out since Obama took office.

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If criticism of the president is racism then the Democrat Party is racist to the core given their actions when Bush was President.

As I said before playing the race card is a ploy to duck discussing the shortcomings of Obama-you just dismiss criticism as racism and put your head back in the sand.

I agree that any criticism of a black person is racism. Let's ask "Aunt Jamima" Condi Rice or "Uncle Tom" Clarence Thomas or "Oreo" Michael Steele or "High Yellow" Colin Powell. I could go on but you get the point.

Liberals condone and promote blatant racisim far more than any other American group.

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