‘We Negroes’ robocall is an attempt to ‘weaponize race’ in Florida campaign, Gillum warns

#21

Well good…this is an opinion site…Disagree, but don’t get your skivvies in a twist and be so self righteously indignant if someone takes a stand that you don’t agree with.

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#22

Again, not disagreeing but remaining silent is paramount to agreement.

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#23

No, it’s not.

Do you disagree with animal torture? Of course you do.

But using your (deeply flawed) logic you must be in agreement with it because you have not spoken out against it. After all, (by your deeply flawed logic), silence is agreement.

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#24

Pretending there aren’t racists out there who appear to be throwing their support behind conservative candidates should give one pause. I remember when Bob Dole did his famous “this is the party of Lincoln” speech during his presidential campaign, when certain groups seemed to have glommed on to the Republican Party. It was important for Dole, as the Republican candidate, to draw that line in the sand. The same here. I think having Republicans and their supporters publicly decry this blatant racism apparently done by someone thinking it’s to their benefit, would be a lot more effective than pretending it never happened.

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#25

Strictly speaking, the ad was anti-Gillum, not pro-DeSantis, slight difference, no?

I do not get why supposedly white nationalist groups do stupid things like this or bring swastikas to protests. It does not convince people to come over to your side. There are far more effective ways to broaden the power base. Something this blatant makes me suspect a false flag, since the monkey business over a jab at a socialist failed to throw a monkey wrench in the DeSantis campaign.

He lost. Republicans need to stop pandering to racial minorities. The Democrats do it better. President Trump made his appeal to Heritage America despite all the whining about racism and he won.

Why should they decry it? The Democrats are still going to beat the drums of racism and white privilege no matter what they do. This like the old trick question, “Have you stopped beating your wife?” The only winning move is to not play that game.

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#26

White nationalists do it because they’re racists

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#27

Agreed.

Do black nationalists do what they do because they are racists?

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#28

Boatswain2PA,
If their beliefs fits this then yes.
Racist: a person who shows or feels discrimination or prejudice against people of other races, or who believes that a particular race is superior to another.
Racism: a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.

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#29

Yes, people who go on about blacks been superior to the white man and how whites are devils etc. are racists just as much as their opposite numbers. However they are only relevant insomuch as they illustrate that attempts to use race to undermine the dignity of people as creations of God is an universal problem.

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#30

In most cases with serious statements of policy that someone might actually agree with, then speaking out against such statements is called for. But in this case, speaking out against something that is so flawed that nobody takes it seriously just gives the perpetrators more legitimacy than they deserve. At this point it would be best if the stupidity of these robo calls was quietly ignored.

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#31

Calm down. This thread was started on a Sunday evening with the following day being a national holiday. I think most people, “World News regulars” included, were probably doing other things and not on CAF.

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#32

Not really a good example. This is just a robocall. Antifa commits acts of violence and prevents free speech.

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#33

Unless of course they happen to encounter Based Stickman or One Punch Man.

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#34

Right. Our violent thugs are heroes, yours a criminals - that’s how it goes, right?

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#35

Our guys had permits and the police failed either intentionally or negligently to protect their right to free speech.

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#36

Some certainly are.

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#37

Probably the perpetrators never thought anyone would. It’s almost certainly a Dem organization or perhaps just a Gillum one, doing it in order to inflame blacks and “white guilt” whites.

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#38

Democratic Candidate to speak at anti-Israel fund raiser:

http://alphanewsmn.com/ilhan-omar-to-speak-at-anti-israel-fundraiser/

Honestly, if one is just hunting for articles to make one party look bad, they can be found easily I’m sure for both.

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#39

:rofl: “almost certainly” :rofl:

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#40

Wouldn’t be the first time the Left faked a “hate crime”.

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