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Op-Ed: Allen West “The Liberal Roots of Harry Reid’s “Negro Talk” Comment”
Hip Hop Republicans ^ | January 10, 2010 | Lt Col Allen West

Posted on 01/11/2010 10:14:25 AM PST by don-o

“The revelation of Senator Harry Reid’s comments referencing “negro talk” is just indicative of the true sentiment elitist liberals, and indeed the Democratic party, have toward black Americans. The history of the Democrat party is one of slavery, secession, segregation, and now socialism. It is this new aged socialism born from the Johnson Great Society programs that have castigated blacks as victims needing government dependency. One need only to look upon the city of Detroit to ascertain what liberal social welfare policies have produced for the inner city…..the new plantation for black Americans.

The Ku Klux Klan was birthed by the Democrats as a terrorist wing to intimidate blacks, and whites, who sought to promote economic and education independence and social justice for blacks. What was once overt has just morphed and become covert, yet still exists…

One can only imagine the insanity and media outrage if Reid’s quote had come from a member of the Republican party. I look forward to hearing from Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton on Reid’s comments………or has liberal hush money paid for the silence of these proprietors of poverty and victimization theory.. Actually, if President Obama had any courage he would demand Reid step down as Senate Majority Leader, and discontinue any support for his Senate reelection…….notice I said “if”. I am quite sure the Soros money which elevated Obama to the position of President has bought his servitude.

Why am I running for US Congress as a Republican, simple, I would rather stand proudly and be called “Uncle Tom and Sellout” than lose my self-esteem and be considered an inferior by liberals. I understand the legacy of the GOP and the black community….not that revisionist history espoused by liberal educators. I am not, shall never be, and will not raise my daughters to be a part of the liberal 21st century plantation. I am not just some articulate, clean, good speaking negro. I am an American warrior, Congressional candidate, and shall never submit to the collective progressive ideal of inferiority.

Senator Harry Reid’s comments are disgusting, despicable, and unacceptable. They are representative of how intellectual elite liberals do indeed speak of black Americans in their closed private spaces. Next week I have been invited to NYC to address the Hudson Institute, a conservative organization, conference on “Reclaiming American Liberty”. That invite came to me because I took advantage of the opportunities this great Republic offered. I followed the guidance of my parents and set my standards above all others around me. I speak well and have impeccable communicative skills because my Father and Mother prioritized that quality.

I shiver to think what my future could have been if I listened to the insidious rhetoric of charlatans such as Harry Reid, and the ambassadors of affirmative action who reside in the Congressional Black Caucus.

Sure, the “stuck on stupid” blacks are going to address me in derogatory names, but I possess something which they lack; Honor, Integrity, and Character. To them I say, continue to be slaves to the liberals for your vote……..and in a year you will be calling me Congressman West.

westLTC(R) Allen B West - is a candidate for the United States Congress in Florida’s 22nd district.


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: 111th; 2010; 2010election; 2010midterms; allenwest; democrats; elections; elitistliberals; harryreid; highyellow; liberalfascism; liberalkkk; liberalracism; ltcolallenwest; negrodialect; obama; origins; reid; roots; west
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1 posted on 01/11/2010 10:14:25 AM PST by don-o
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To: HonestConservative

ping


2 posted on 01/11/2010 10:15:21 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: VaRepublican

Ping!


3 posted on 01/11/2010 10:16:14 AM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("A politician who is poor is a poor politician." - Hank Gonzales)
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To: don-o

Why do they have to work “Hip-Hop” into it?


4 posted on 01/11/2010 10:18:48 AM PST by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus; don-o; All

And how ‘bout that Harry Reid?
Clean, Articulate, Light-Skinned, and No Negro Dialect!

Jan. 9, 2010
http://newsblaze.com/story/20100109184501lill.nb/topstory.html

[snip]It also happens to be the same Harry Reid who declared that those who favored English as America’s official language were racist.

Reid’s latest display of brain-dead hypocrisy is reported, in part, at Yahoo.com:

“WASHINGTON - The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate apologized on Saturday for comments he made about Barack Obama’s race during the 2008 presidential bid and are quoted in a yet-to-be-released book about the campaign.

Reid, now an impassioned champion of amnesty for 20 million illegal aliens in America, once called illegal aliens “free loaders and scam artists” which he proposed to deal with in his Immigration Stabilization Act in the United States Senate in 1993.

That proposed legislation was introduced to the floor of the US Senate with the following press release, in part, issued by Reid’s office on August 5, 1993.

“In response to increased terrorism and abuse of social programs by aliens, (I) today introduced the first and only comprehensive immigration reform bill in Congress. Currently, an alien living illegally in the United States often pays no taxes but receives unemployment, welfare, free medical care, and other federal benefits. Recent terrorist acts, including the World Trade Center bombing, have underscored the need to keep violent criminals out of the country.”

Harry Reid: Not the sharpest knife in the drawer, but the senator from Nevada does have has a way with words!


5 posted on 01/11/2010 10:22:32 AM PST by AuntB (If Al Qaeda grew drugs & burned our forests instead of armed Mexican Cartels would anyone notice?)
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To: ichabod1
Why do they have to work “Hip-Hop” into it?

Just a guess - maybe there are some black hip hop fans who identify with the Republican party? Does that bother you, on some level?

6 posted on 01/11/2010 10:25:57 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: don-o

YEah. Because as long as they have to set themselves apart, use code language, (and “hip-hop” is a code name here for negro), or try to “appeal” or “relate” to “the brothas” with that kind of language, they are NEVER going to be fully accepted. This seems like Michael Steele sort of Republicanism - show what a “n” he is for street cred, but he just ends up looking like a doofus.

Who’s Allen West, anyway? I know I’ve heard of him.


7 posted on 01/11/2010 10:52:52 AM PST by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: don-o

No question about it!

If anyone thinks that liberals act like elitists only with respect to white conservatives, they are sadly mistaken.

If you have to be in the presence of liberals in unguarded, private moments, you may be shocked and stunned not only by racist attitudes that they routinely express but also by out-and-out racial epithets the equal of any that you’d hear in a redneck bar anywhere in the South.

They actually appear to think that supporting certain policy positions and legislation gives them an exemption from having to act with basic civility.

At least that has been my experience with libs, which is one reason why I despise them.

Anyone else encounter similar behavior on the left?


8 posted on 01/11/2010 10:56:43 AM PST by Scanian
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To: don-o
I couldn't care less about the "negro" comment. The only reason this is remotely interesting is the juxtaposition between the way that Republicans and Democrats are judged as the result of such a pseudo-gaffe.

The Democrats invented left-wing "political correctness". When they get caught in one of their own PC snares, it should be embarrassing, but their sanctimony doesn't extend to their fellow travelers.

10 posted on 01/11/2010 11:07:37 AM PST by Kenton
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To: don-o

I love what this guy says! I really hope he wins his bid for election!


11 posted on 01/11/2010 11:16:44 AM PST by daisy mae for the usa
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To: ichabod1; Mrs. Don-o
they are NEVER going to be fully accepted.

I don't understand. Accepted by whom? Electoral politics is about coalition building. Every campaign I have ever seen includes many ad hoc support groups, based on all sorts of criteria - professions, locality, religion, hobbies, etc. Last time I checked, we need every vote we can get to wrest power from the Democrat Party. I'll take Hip Hop votes all day.

show what a “n” he is for street cred, but he just ends up looking like a doofus.

Please point out specific passages that make Col West look like a doofus. (I'll save you time - there aren't any.)

12 posted on 01/11/2010 11:21:30 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: MHGinTN

Shame on you.


13 posted on 01/11/2010 11:23:13 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: daisy mae for the usa; HonestConservative
I love what this guy says!

Our very own Honest C has been working hard for a long time supporting Col West's candidacy. I expect to see her on the thread.

14 posted on 01/11/2010 11:25:44 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: MHGinTN
Do some research before you use such harsh language. You might inlighten your feable mind.
15 posted on 01/11/2010 11:33:10 AM PST by GranTorino
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To: Scanian
Anyone else encounter similar behavior on the left?

Can't say that I do, Scan. But, my social life is in areas where political discussion is strongly discouraged; and I like it that way. I do admire folks who have the fortitude to have liberal friends.

16 posted on 01/11/2010 11:34:46 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: GranTorino

The sad thing is that the research is a matter of two mouse clicks

One - to the source of this thread.
Two - on Col West’s name at the end of his article.


17 posted on 01/11/2010 11:38:24 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: don-o
UPDATE 2


18 posted on 01/11/2010 11:39:16 AM PST by paulycy (The Liberals' Racial DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE CRIMES.)
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To: GranTorino

The term is not what you think it is; the sense of sarcasm is apparently lost on you; empty your hand if you want to communicate with me.


19 posted on 01/11/2010 11:39:19 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Scanian

I am in a ‘mixed race’ marriage (my wife is creole). We have noticed over the years that it is only the ‘liberals’ with whom we come in contact who ever mention our differences. The conservatives we know (many of them) have never made even casual mention of it. The libs are always surprised at her very strong right of center politics, they think she must have been brain-washed (somebody actually said that). That is because libs see categories and conservatives see people.


20 posted on 01/11/2010 11:40:25 AM PST by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: GranTorino

BTW, welcome to FreeRepublic ... use spell check, n00b.


21 posted on 01/11/2010 11:41:46 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN

Are you OK? You seem a bit, uh, tightly wound on this thread.


22 posted on 01/11/2010 11:42:10 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: don-o

Senator Harry Reid’s comments are disgusting, despicable, and unacceptable.
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no NO NO. Negro is not a racist comment and yet we are letting republicans allowing it to become so...because the democrats say so.

Question, how would you describe the ghettospeak of innercity negroes? African-American Urban Ebonics? AND what if Reid had said that Obambi did not speak in African-American Urban Ebonics...well he would have still been attacked....because we are not allowed to say anything negative OH WAIT NEG...humm sounds too much like NIG. I’m sorry

Let me rephrase that in proper afraidOFblacks speech....We are not allowed to say anything derrogatory of African Americans.

West should have said that the word NEGRO is not racist. What about NEGRO SPIRITUAL....IS THAT A RACIST STATEMENT?
NEGRO LEAGUE...

Col. West has proven that he along with 96 percent of the negroes are race first and American second. I hope he sees that being caught up in the attacks on Reid is making him a racist himself.

Heck, these attacks on Reid are hot air. He wasn’t doing all that well in the polls before this.

I wonder if West will attack the CENSUS as being RACIST, since they will be using the word NEGRO in the census.

C’mon Col. West.


23 posted on 01/11/2010 11:50:31 AM PST by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: don-o

You have freepmail. Don’t spoil the ‘mood’ ...


24 posted on 01/11/2010 11:51:01 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: TomasUSMC

You make a good point. I’d like to think it’s a verbal / rhetorical foot fault that belies his actual beliefs.


25 posted on 01/11/2010 11:59:13 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: wtc911

Plus, they are the most color-obsessed people on earth, the group-think habit you mention is probably why.

As I posted yesterday, the typical liberal finds racial overtones in the labels of Johnnie Walker Scotch.


26 posted on 01/11/2010 12:29:29 PM PST by Scanian
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To: don-o

No no NO. Michael Steele looks like a doofus when he tries to keep it real and get down wif da brothas. Honestly, I don’t have anything against Lt. Col. West - nothing. It’s just that “Hip-Hop” Republicans reminds me a little too much of “Log Cabin” Republicans.

I mean accepted in society. These African-Amer type folks might think they’re being very cute with the “race card” business, but it makes people not trust them.


27 posted on 01/11/2010 12:35:32 PM PST by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: ichabod1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP2p91dvm6M


28 posted on 01/11/2010 1:36:38 PM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: don-o

Check out the ‘Booker Rising’ website.

http://www.bookerrising.net/


29 posted on 01/11/2010 1:54:14 PM PST by tflabo
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To: tflabo

Read later. Thank you.


30 posted on 01/11/2010 1:56:45 PM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: MHGinTN

FYI

If you can’t read watch this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP2p91dvm6M

If you can read, read this...

BIO
http://www.rightsidenews.com/201001068058/politics-and-economics/allen-west-for-congress-bayonets-take-our-country-back.html


31 posted on 01/11/2010 2:16:27 PM PST by diji (IF YOU DON'T STAND BEHIND OUR TROOPS, PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO STAND IN FRONT OF THEM !)
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To: ichabod1; MHGinTN; TomasUSMC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_West_(former_U.S._military_officer)


32 posted on 01/11/2010 2:51:38 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (I want a hoochie-mama for Christmas, only a hoochie-mama will do............)
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To: don-o

Col. West is the leader of the War On Stupid!

We beat stupid and everything else fixes itself.


33 posted on 01/11/2010 3:15:17 PM PST by HonestConservative (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/freedom Sun 8 pm est.)
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To: HonestConservative

Word.


34 posted on 01/11/2010 3:19:06 PM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: Hot Tabasco; All

http://web.me.com/pac8185/AllenWestSpeaks/Podcast/Podcast.html

Go here, hit the subscribe button and you’ll get Allens words and terrific speeches delivered FREE to your Itunes account, as they are published.


35 posted on 01/11/2010 3:23:46 PM PST by HonestConservative (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/freedom Sun 8 pm est.)
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To: tflabo

I had never heard of this website, Booker Rising but I shall be visiting it.


36 posted on 01/11/2010 7:41:26 PM PST by diji (IF YOU DON'T STAND BEHIND OUR TROOPS, PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO STAND IN FRONT OF THEM !)
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Using the word Negro was not Reid’s truest mistake, and I can’t understand why no one is talking about this...Reid was being “caucused”. It goes something like this...

“Hey, Reid, what do you think of Obama as electable?”
Reid: “The way I see it, he’s practically white looking, and he talks white, except when it suits his purposes. So, he is black and he talks black when he needs to—that gets us the black vote—but for me and mine, he still looks white. He’s a go. Got my vote.”

West is addressing the plantation politics of the democrat party. It is more than evident in Reid’s comments. That is real issue.


37 posted on 01/12/2010 12:09:54 AM PST by daisy mae for the usa
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To: don-o; HonestConservative; Brytani; All
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38 posted on 01/14/2010 10:51:41 AM PST by seekthetruth (MY PRAYER EVERY DAY OF 2010---- PSALM 109:8)
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