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BUSTED: Liberals Admit Racism Charges Against Tea Parties A Tactic, Not A Truth

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posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:04 PM
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BUSTED: Liberals Admit Racism Charges Against Tea Parties A Tactic, Not A Truth



This is infuriating. There are racists in every party, but there should be no place in the national discourse for the following from Politico and Mary Frances Berry:

Question: Will branding the tea party 'racist' work as a political strategy?
Answer: "Tainting the tea party movement with the charge of racism is proving to be an effective strategy for Democrats. There is no evidence that tea party adherents are any more racist than other Republicans, and indeed many other Americans. But getting them to spend their time purging their ranks and having candidates distance themselves should help Democrats win in November. Having one’s opponent rebut charges of racism is far better than discussing joblessness."


Reaction from Agenda 21:


“As an active participant in the tea party movement, I know the movement’s motivation is about Obama’s policies and not his race,” said Deneen Borelli, a Project 21 full-time fellow who has spoken at many tea party rallies and is scheduled to speak at the “Uni-Tea” rally in Philadelphia on July 31.”Race card politics is the last-ditch effort to shift the debate away from President Obama’s harmful policies such as the government’s takeover of health care and his failure to create jobs — both of which are having an impact on his popularity. This diversion may also help Obama to try to jam through cap-and-trade legislation through Congress. It’s a grand distraction from policies and may unfortunately increase racial tensions.”

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“This is exactly the kind of thing that has irked me all of my adult life, to put it mildly,” said Project 21 member R. Dozier Gray. “This willful and purposeful use of the race card for nothing more than political gain is toxic to race relations, and Mary Frances Berry must know that. But she evidently does not care. Based on her comment, political posturing takes primacy over whatever real issues regarding race that she might pretend are her calling cards. I have seen this all before. I find it shameful.”


Read more at:

dailybail.com...


Again with the race card, seems to me that is a stratagem of the losing side. A desperate bid to further distance peoples focus to the real issues of the economy.




posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:16 PM
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This really shouldn't surprise anyone.



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:19 PM
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reply to post by MidnightTide
 

Starred;
"They" won't believe us...
Maybe they'll believe one of their own...
Though it's effective in limiting any discussion of the issues.
So I don't expect any "change".

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posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:25 PM
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Both sides play the race card every chance they get. It's been like that ever since minorities were given the right to vote.



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:27 PM
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its never been about the fact with the anti teaparty detractors

its been and always will be to marginalize them and obfuscate and "Truth" surrounding them.

the message of the teapartys is a clear and simple one: smaller government and cut spending

hence they represent a clear and present danger to the status quo powers that be which is what we all know

grow government and spend more and take more monies and freedoms from us all.

and thats something they cant stand nor tolerate and that is the very reason we have been hearing nonstop 24/7 the teaparties racist.

marginalize the group so that people never hear the message that put the status quo in jepordy.

hate leads to irrational thought which leads to irrational thoughts and beliefs that put the current potus and his party in power.

and make no mistake they can and will use any and all means necessary to make sure they will stay there.

with politics as always it has never been about facts whatsoever but the perception of them.

a mere allegaiton is enough to destroy a person and their party which is why the left and the democrats use its more vile weapon racism.



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:35 PM
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Of course it's used as a tactic.You take a weakness about your enemy, and exploit it. There are racists in the party, along with infiltrated interests. Yes, there are racist liberals. But who is more prevalent with their hatred and infantile obsession with equating wroth to skin color?

The TP has brought this on themselves.



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:44 PM
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off-topic post removed to prevent thread-drift


 



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 11:23 PM
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It's liberals who equate worth with skin color- i.e whether you're worthy of affirmative action or worthy of extra protection by law ('hate crimes').



posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 02:45 AM
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I didn't admit that racist charges are some political tactic, and I'm a liberal. I just believe that racism is a major fuel behind many in the tea parties, that's my personal view. You don't have to agree with me, the others don't either. I have no doubt that leftwing political leaders will use the charges of racism against the GOP and the tea parties, just as the GOP and tea parties, many of whom, will accuse the Democrats and liberals of many things to gain the political edge.



posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 03:15 AM
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I see that this blog commended a comment from Grover Norquist, this was the same guy the criticized Democrats for opposing the Iraq war. So what comments did he make?


The tea party movement is shorthand for Americans who are not committed to one party or the other


That's interesting, the only tea party endorsed representitives to get elected in 2010 were GOP congressmen and women, most of which voted to continue the patriot act. They continue to trend GOP and only the GOP, and regardless of the excuses that they have no "choice", they still continue to commit votes to the GOP.


Because they are swing voters, they are doubly important in electoral politics.


No,
, the tea partiers are not part of the all important swingvotes. They are the core constituents of the GOP, and they continue to support the GOP in force. They are not undecideds, they've already made up their minds about Obama and the Democratic party. The only swing votes they'd be making is as to which GOP candidates gets the nomination in 2012. From there on, they've pritty much made up their minds. They are staunchly and politically rightwing, that ain't changing either.


In 2006 and 2008, independents voted Democrat, reacting negatively to the unending occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. Now these same independents are trending strongly Republican as they react against the Reid/Pelosi spending.


The Iraq war huh? You would know about that right Norquist?

Tea partiers were independents in 2008 elections before they became a movement? What alot of nonsense if you ask me. The tea parties were nowhere to be seen until after the inaugeration of this president, then it became a big rightwing movement about "freedom and liberty" (after keeping shut for 8 years). I don't doubt that there were some tea partiers who were independent voters, but most of them evidently were not, most of them are and have been core GOP constituents for sometime now.

You want to know how the tea parties started? They started as a movement behind republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.

Seriously what is this? Who are we convincing here?



posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 03:18 AM
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Originally posted by Charmed707
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It's liberals who equate worth with skin color- i.e whether you're worthy of affirmative action or worthy of extra protection by law ('hate crimes').


Yes, because there is no such thing as a conservative who is racist.



There are racists on both sides of the fence, my friend.

As for the tactic used against the tea party, what can I say? Well duh, of course the party is not racist. Sure, there are probably some in the party who are, but there are some in every party....
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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 06:04 AM
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And this is different from Conservatives calling Liberals "Communists, Socialists" how?



Na, "take a camel" that's not racist at all.




Not all conservatives are racist. And, truth be known, some Liberals are racist.

But when you have an anti immigration agenda targeting a specific ethnic population, like conservatives do with Latinos, and an anti religious agenda as conservatives do with Muslims, one does have to conclude that conservatives do have a racial and ethnic bias at their base.

The truth is the truth, and this tendency by some conservatives is being played up by liberals as a tactic. It's just as conservatives charge liberals with being communists and socialists.



posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 06:18 AM
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There's no "anti-immigration" agenda
- there an anti- illegal immigration agenda.....Huge difference my friend........
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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 06:37 AM
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Originally posted by Charmed707
reply to post by illuminatislave
 


It's liberals who equate worth with skin color- i.e whether you're worthy of affirmative action or worthy of extra protection by law ('hate crimes').


My god, you are dishonest.

There would be no need for affirmative action or protection by law if there wasn't systemic racism already in place, it wasn't more than 50 years ago when people were barred from using a bathroom or forced to sit in the back of a bus because of their skin color. But continue to stick your fingers in your ears and act like a naive child. There is racism everywhere, pretending that it's just liberals is utter stupidity.





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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 07:57 AM
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Next time you say busted...

a) show some legitimate proof, not some lame blog with pieced together crap youtube videos.

b) give unbiased opinions from a centered news source.

You look like a fool posting this crap as proof.

I've never seen a midnight tide, but from now on I assume it's a frothy smelly substance that rolls in on the top of an ocean when it is having cramps.

Your avatar is awesome though...
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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 08:05 AM
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..I don't think you can bust someone on this.
A lot of those "charges" come from people seeing the tea party with racist signs and with racists attending. It had nothing to do with some leftist news site.

Everyone knows not all tea partiers are racist, but it's just what happens, right wing tends to attract more racists. Just the way of the world.
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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 08:05 AM
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There's no "anti-immigration" agenda - there an anti- illegal immigration agenda.....Huge difference my friend........


Be honest, there's no difference between any Latino and an Illegal immigrant in the conservative mind.



To prove my point, this man did not ask anyone of these people for ID, he honestly had no idea whether or not they were here illegally, but he assumed they all were illegal. This is how conservatives think. I work for a man from Puerto Rico. To look at him, and talk to him, many would assume that he was from Mexico, however Puerto Ricans are US Citizens.

Then, he decides to kidnap them (and yes, it's kidnapping, and he should have been arrested for it and charged) and take them to the immigration office.

Now, again, not all conservatives are racist. But the majority of racists are conservative. (to parody Bill O'Reilly)




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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 08:12 AM
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Originally posted by buster2010
Both sides play the race card every chance they get. It's been like that ever since minorities were given the right to vote.


Got any reputable evidence of the tea party or conservatives in general playing the race card for political gain as we see the left - here, the MSM and even in congress - doing on almost a daily basis?

Got any reputable evidence of the tea party or conservatives in general admitting that this was part of their strategy?

Got anything to say besides a weak "they both did it" by way of explaining what the left has been caught "red-handed" (good description IMO!) doing?



posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 08:15 AM
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No,but I do have Obama endorsing Ron Paul!


Obama supports Ron Paul!


Oops,just a conspiracy,my bad.................


Edit to add,Probably the only time I ever heard the President speak with such truth!



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posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 08:18 AM
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Originally posted by Southern Guardian
reply to post by MidnightTide
 


I didn't admit that racist charges are some political tactic, and I'm a liberal. I just believe that racism is a major fuel behind many in the tea parties, that's my personal view. You don't have to agree with me, the others don't either. I have no doubt that leftwing political leaders will use the charges of racism against the GOP and the tea parties, just as the GOP and tea parties, many of whom, will accuse the Democrats and liberals of many things to gain the political edge.



Democrat Senator Byrd from West Virginia - past member of the KKK.

Would a conservative be allowed by the left to say they've changed and are no longer racists? Sure
.

Same goes then for democrats like Byrd, who operated at the highest levels of U.S. government, and was not just some hick at a tea party rally.
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