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Vanity: CPAC pumping money into Prince George's Co., Maryland...
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Posted on 03/09/2014 11:58:44 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

Personal Observation: For the second consecutive year, CPAC has held its annual conference at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, about 5-7 miles away from the U.S. Capitol. Oxon Hill is in Prince George's County, Maryland -- which is heavily Democrat and majority black in residents.

CPAC attendees, legislators, staff, radio & TV personalities & their staff have been at National Harbor spending their money there for the past few days at restaurants, bars, pharmacies, gift shops, etc.

Is the mainstream media going to report on how "mean, racist, bigot & homophobe Republicans and conservatives" are spending money in P.G. County and pumping money into the county's and the state's coffers?

**Sound of Crickets**


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KEYWORDS: conservatives; cpac; cpacvenue; maryland; pgcounty; racism; republicans; vanity
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1 posted on 03/09/2014 11:58:44 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: kburi; sofaman; BufordP; SE Mom; armymarinemom; HokieMom; MarineMom613; Tennessee Nana; ...

Of interest to my DC-VA-MD WMAL Ping List...

Hello to All!


2 posted on 03/09/2014 12:00:20 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

There’d be headlines if someone said, “Ca-ca” or “macaca”!


3 posted on 03/09/2014 12:04:12 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Ha Ha! Good Point! :-)


4 posted on 03/09/2014 12:13:06 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Perhaps they should relocate it to the La Plata Convention Center.


5 posted on 03/09/2014 12:17:22 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I’ve got a better idea: Move it out of the D.C. area completely.


6 posted on 03/09/2014 12:19:54 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: carriage_hill

My Puerto Rican grandmother used to call us “macacos” every time we misbehaved. No big deal. We got used to it — it was funny!


7 posted on 03/09/2014 12:20:42 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

There will be silence from the media about allegedly racist conservatives going to a majority minority place for this meeting.

If anybody had said macaca, that would have been the big news.

I’m still frustrated about macaca. Not only did the media have their outrage, but the Washington Post at the time ran a series of articles, to define macaca for us. They had to inform us all as to why macaca was a slur, then smear Allen for using that word.

Robert Byrd said “white ni**ers” on an interview around the year 2000, as I recall, and nothing was said about it because Byrd was a good Democrat.


8 posted on 03/09/2014 12:20:42 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (as)
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To: markomalley

Wait... La Plata (Maryland) *has* a convention center??


9 posted on 03/09/2014 12:21:34 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Haha!
See post #7...


10 posted on 03/09/2014 12:22:32 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I never understand how the liberals and the media keep pushing this narrative of racist bigoted conservatives. There are numerous racial/ethnic minorities in the GOP.

Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina
Senator Tim Scott of SC
Governor Jindal of Louisiana
Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico
Govornor Brian Sandoval of Nevada
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas
Former Congressman Allan West of Florida.

I’m sure there are others, this is just off the top of my head. Yet in spite of the obvious diversity in the Republican party, the narrative persists that good minorities need to be Democrats because of bigotry, etc.

We need to send a loud and clear message that conservative principles are not racist or bigoted.

rqcist


11 posted on 03/09/2014 12:26:02 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (as)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

It was a joke.

(I suppose that they could use the conference center at the Southern Maryland College)


12 posted on 03/09/2014 12:30:02 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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LOL!

It’s not big enough.

Blue Crabs Stadium is the biggest venue in these parts, but that’s an open-air stadium with very uncomfortable seating.... ;-)


13 posted on 03/09/2014 12:40:17 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

My Puerto Rican high school friend who lives in VA and is very involved with the Fairfax Co. Republican Committee (or some such group) said that there was a minority forum at CPAC, which was well attended, but no media or reporters covering it other than their own.

You won’t see NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and teh rest of the vermin covering this story...


14 posted on 03/09/2014 12:42:49 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
It’s not big enough.

And that's the point. A place like National Harbor or the DC Convention Center or the Inner Harbor Convention Center is really the only place big enough to handle such an event.

15 posted on 03/09/2014 1:12:46 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I’d like to attend CPAC one year. I hope they hold it at the Reston Town Center sometime.


16 posted on 03/09/2014 1:14:26 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

In fairness, National Harbor is a safely isolated little Big Bucks haven that happens only by geographical happenstance to be in PG. It’s not as if they’re meeting in District Heights or any of PG’s other hamlets that enjoy high crime rates comparable to any inner city.

And how are you, Silvie???


17 posted on 03/09/2014 1:38:39 PM PDT by EDINVA
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Oh just lovely, thanks for asking, E.

Hope you & the family are doing well too — can’t wait for good & sunny weather to rear its head back to this area!

Best!


18 posted on 03/09/2014 1:57:20 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


19 posted on 03/09/2014 3:10:24 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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It is also known as the Roy Rogers restaurant.


20 posted on 03/09/2014 4:00:51 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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