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Racist Tea Party Article
Monday, July 19, 2010 2:09 PM on j-body.org


Americans still await video footage and/or hear audio tape that proves these oft-repeated accusations. Reps. Lewis (D - Georgia) and Andre Carson (D – Indiana) were encircled by TV cameras, radio news gear, cell phone cameras, and other recording devices. To date, none of them has yielded any sound or image of anybody lobbing racial insults. If such comments actually were uttered, the NAACP and its Leftist allies would have played them over and over and over and over and over and over and over to embarrass and humiliate Republicans, conservatives, and the allegedly racist Tea Party movement. In fact, no one has claimed conservative activist Andrew Breitbart’s $100,000 bounty for any documentary proof that these supposed race bombs ever were tossed at their targets.
Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity on Tuesday night played video footage from four different news cameras that captured the exact moment last March 20 when Rep. Carson says “maybe fifteen people” yelled “n – word fifteen times” as he walked outside the US Capitol. “They started surrounding us,” he added, referring to him, Rep. Lewis, and Lewis’ chief of staff. “It was like a page out of a time machine.”
None of these four video tapes shows anything resembling Carson’s scenario.
“The camera never blinks,” newsman Dan Rather once wrote. It does not hallucinate, either.
Some have accused the Tea Party movement of being racist just because its huge crowds are mainly white. By that measure, the NAACP should organize a boycott of the New York Philharmonic. I attended its delightful concert in Central Park on Tuesday evening. Gershwin’s beautiful Rhapsody in Blue might as well have been Rhapsody in White. Scanning the thousands of faces on the Great Lawn, I spotted only a handful of black ones. What a racist orchestra!
Yes, the Tea Party’s events feature few black faces. This is true at most center-Right gatherings. The unfortunate fact is that black Americans tend to be liberal Democrats. President Obama won some 95 percent of the black vote. It should shock no one that those who reject most of Obama’s agenda would attract few of his most ardent supporters. Thus, the Tea Party movement is no more racist than an Easter dinner is anti-Semitic because so few Jews show up to eat ham and venerate Jesus of Nazareth.
Some Tea Party critics have complained that it is racist to show President Obama as the Joker from Batman/The Dark Knight, a racially neutral character. If so, wasn’t it racist for President Bush’s opponents to depict him as a clown named Ronald McMurderer?
The Iowa Tea Party recently took things too far by associating Obama with Adolf Hitler and V.I. Lenin in a just-removed billboard that other Tea Party activists already have denounced. Rough? Yes. Inappropriate? Yes. Racist? No.
Again, it was wrong, but not racist, for the Left’s MoveOn.org to equate Bush with Hitler in a notorious Internet commercial. Where was the NAACP on that matter?
The now-defunct Leftish magazine Emerge depicted Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a lawn jockey. Why did the NAACP not scream “racism” when Justice Thomas’ detractors went beyond criticizing his decisions and instead deployed one of the hoariest racial stereotypes against Thomas?
Consider the Tea Party’s Contract from America, a pledge to which it holds its endorsed candidates. (TheContract.org.) Among 10 planks, it advocates a single-rate tax, a two-thirds-vote requirement for tax hikes, ObamaCare’s repeal, and the defeat of cap-and-trade legislation. Nothing is even remotely related to race, ethnicity, or identity. Wouldn’t bigots devote at least one of 10 reforms to something racial?
The Tea Party movement avoids racial issues and instead advances lower taxes and spending and greater fiscal discipline. These issues are neither black nor white. They are green.

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Re: Racist Tea Party Article
Monday, July 19, 2010 3:05 PM on j-body.org
Some speakers from the said racist Tea Party movement:







There are plenty more, but you get the point. There really isn't much else to be said beyond the fact that the attacks calling the Tea Party movement a racist organization is simply a feeble smear tactic, because the Tea Party movement is having an effect.






Re: Racist Tea Party Article
Monday, July 19, 2010 3:23 PM on j-body.org
Who will be the first to refer to the above featured men as "window dressing"? Will it be Scott Fargus, or his little toady, Grover Dill?

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“Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very Internet you invented. Oh, oh, the irony!” -Jon Stewart
Re: Racist Tea Party Article
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 1:00 PM on j-body.org
While some of the Tea Party participants are likely racist (just as some NAACP members are certainly racist), the movement itself is clearly race-neutral.




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Re: Racist Tea Party Article
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 4:07 PM on j-body.org
OHV notec wrote:

While some of the Tea Party participants are likely racist (just as some NAACP members are certainly racist), the movement itself is clearly race-neutral.
Bingo. There are racists everywhere, but to call the Tea Party movement racist is simply a desperate smear tactic. It's also the most common smear tactic used by the left.






Re: Racist Tea Party Article
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 5:00 PM on j-body.org
Just like this guy:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_freeway_shootout
is likely a "Patriot", but I don't think all "Patriots" are homicidal whackos...




fortune cookie say: better a delay than a disaster
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