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Rachel Lea Hunter Brings Democrats and Republicans Together
North Carolina Republican Party ^ | June 13, 2006 | North Carolina Republican Party

Posted on 06/13/2006 12:42:23 PM PDT by CommCtr

(RALEIGH) – Today, in yet another in a series of nonsensical email rants, candidate for North Carolina Supreme Court Rachel Lea Hunter has compared Democrat State Party Chairman Jerry Meek to Adolph Hitler.

(Excerpt) Read more at ncgop.org ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: adolfhitler; billpeaslee; conniemackberry; ferrelblount; jerrymeek; markmartin; rachelleahunter; vernonrobinson
Last Tuesday, Jerry Meek announced that he will recommend that the State Democratic Party withhold an endorsement of Rachel Lea Hunter after Hunter, a registered Democrat, compared an African-American congressional candidate to a slave returning to the plantation. Meek said Hunter’s comments show that she “lacks the judgment and temperament necessary for a Supreme Court Justice.” (“NC Democratic Party Chair Repudiates Rachel Lea Hunter’s Racist Comments,” NCDP Press Release, June 6, 2006).

In response, Hunter she said that her comments were misunderstood. However, rather than retract the statement, Hunter called Jerry Meek “Der Führer” and changed her terminology by comparing the candidate to an “Uncle Tom,” a term originating during slavery where slave owners gave well-liked and trusted slaves less physically demanding duties to perform.

“Clearly, the actions of Rachel Lea Hunter are beyond reprehensible,” said Ferrell Blount, Chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. “Comparing Jerry Meek to Hitler is not only unfair to Jerry but it is also unfair to those who suffered under Adolph Hitler’s tyranny. Using such outlandish comparisons when unwarranted trivializes the sacrifices of those who paid the ultimate price to remove Hitler from power.”

The North Carolina Republican Party has endorsed Justice Mark Martin in his re-election bid for the State Supreme Court. Justice Martin is a veteran judge with over 13 years of judicial experience, and he is the only member of the N.C. Supreme Court who has worked on both the N.C. Court of Appeals and the N.C. Superior Court.

“I am happy that some things, and some people, can still bring Republicans and Democrats together,” added Blount. “Jerry Meek and I do not agree on many of the solutions to the problems North Carolina faces, but we most certainly do agree that Rachel Hunter is unfit to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court.”

1 posted on 06/13/2006 12:42:28 PM PDT by CommCtr
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To: CommCtr

Ever notice how it's only the dems who compare people to Hitler, and if a Republican ever did that, he'd be lynched by angry dems. Hypocrisy, thy name is Democrat.


2 posted on 06/13/2006 12:45:29 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: CommCtr

Hunter's own website says that she recently underwent brain surgery. I fear the tumor has grown back..


3 posted on 06/13/2006 12:45:58 PM PDT by ken5050 (GWB, Reagan, Thatcher, Pope John Paul II, freed hundreds of millions.# of Nobel PeacePrizes: ZERO)
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To: CommCtr
You know the rules?

Rachel Hunter

4 posted on 06/13/2006 12:47:40 PM PDT by lormand (We are blessed by the stupidity of our political opponents.)
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To: Constitution Day; Alia

can this woman get worse ping?


5 posted on 06/13/2006 12:49:56 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow
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To: TaxRelief; Constitution Day; Alia

NC ping!


6 posted on 06/13/2006 12:53:11 PM PDT by upchuck (Wikipedia.com - the most unbelievable web site in the world.)
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To: lormand

If I'm not mistaken, THAT Rachael Hunter is a Republican.


7 posted on 06/13/2006 12:53:42 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Make Love, Not Cartoons. I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: BelegStrongbow

I have no doubt. LOL


8 posted on 06/13/2006 12:54:34 PM PDT by Constitution Day (Down with Half-Assery!)
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To: lormand
Uh, you seem to have gotten the wrong photo there: Here's the real one:


9 posted on 06/13/2006 12:55:29 PM PDT by MineralMan (non-evangelical atheist)
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To: CommCtr

"candidate for North Carolina Supreme Court..."




Her election ought to bring attention to this Court and to the courts in general.


10 posted on 06/13/2006 12:55:34 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: lormand
See here
11 posted on 06/13/2006 12:55:37 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Make Love, Not Cartoons. I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: lormand

Thank you!


12 posted on 06/13/2006 12:57:16 PM PDT by jebeier (If you can't get it right on the death of Zarqawi, .... you can't get anything right.)
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To: MineralMan
No, I have the correct photo.

Any excuse to post one of my all time favorite super models is what I am looking for.

13 posted on 06/13/2006 1:00:24 PM PDT by lormand (We are blessed by the stupidity of our political opponents.)
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To: CommCtr
Last Tuesday, Jerry Meek announced that he will recommend that the State Democratic Party withhold an endorsement of Rachel Lea Hunter after Hunter, a registered Democrat, compared an African-American congressional candidate to a slave returning to the plantation.

So how has the Howlin' Howie wing of the NC Dim party taken this? I'm guessing in their usual fashion, bombarding Meek with caring and compassionate messages, screaming at him for caving to the Republicans again.

14 posted on 06/13/2006 1:00:43 PM PDT by CFC__VRWC (AIDS, abortion, euthanasia - Don't liberals just kill ya?)
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To: hsalaw

Meek said Hunter’s comments show that she “lacks the judgment and temperament necessary for a Supreme Court Justice.”







Hmmmmm.... Reading between the lines, I can only guess that Meek must know that Hunter opposes abortion. I've never heard of any other reason that would cause a Democrat to object to a Supreme Court appointee.


15 posted on 06/13/2006 1:00:45 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: MarkeyD
I didn't know about that thread.

Thanks for the link.

16 posted on 06/13/2006 1:01:23 PM PDT by lormand (We are blessed by the stupidity of our political opponents.)
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To: CommCtr

I've been wondering if her campaign is actually a sociological experiment of some sort and not a serious campaign at all.


17 posted on 06/13/2006 1:02:58 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: hsalaw
And a NY dem congress-creature is doing all he can to make sure that a white candidate does not replace his black self in congress.

Of course, since he's black his racist comments have gone un-remarked upon.

18 posted on 06/13/2006 1:06:20 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: MarkeyD; Aussie Dasher
If I'm not mistaken, THAT Rachael Hunter is a Republican.

Isn't she still a citizen of New Zealand?



Rachael Hunter


Profession: Actress
Known for: The Benchwarmers / Pendulum / Two Shades of Blue

Born: 9 September 1969, New Zealand (age 36)
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)


19 posted on 06/13/2006 1:19:10 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: Paleo Conservative
She's a want-to-be Republican.
20 posted on 06/13/2006 1:25:54 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Make Love, Not Cartoons. I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: CommCtr

“Clearly, the actions of Rachel Lea Hunter are beyond reprehensible,” said Ferrell Blount, Chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. “Comparing Jerry Meek to Hitler is not only unfair to Jerry but it is also unfair to those who suffered under Adolph Hitler’s tyranny. Using such outlandish comparisons when unwarranted trivializes the sacrifices of those who paid the ultimate price to remove Hitler from power.”

If only Democratic leaders had the graciousness and decency to offer similar comments condemning such remarks every time one of their nutjob congresspeople or some other Democrat is quoted calling Bush a Nazi, which happens all too often. It might have been nice if they even offered some sort of condemnation of remarks made about putting a bullet between the eyes of the president as that New York State legislator recently did. No, they at best remain silent to such slimey remarks when made against Republicans, giving assent to such vile comments through their silence.


21 posted on 06/13/2006 1:53:51 PM PDT by MikeA (Not voting in November because you're pouting is a vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House)
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To: CommCtr
The North Carolina Republican Party has endorsed Justice Mark Martin in his re-election bid for the State Supreme Court. Justice Martin is a veteran judge with over 13 years of judicial experience...

So... that's his side job...


23 posted on 06/13/2006 2:21:47 PM PDT by rock_lobsta
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To: MineralMan
I believe this photo does her better justice


24 posted on 06/13/2006 2:26:47 PM PDT by Hoodat ( Silly Dems, AYBABTU.)
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To: Constitution Day; TaxRelief; 100%FEDUP; 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; ~Vor~; A2J; a4drvr; Adder; ...

NC *Ping*

Please FRmail Constitution Day OR TaxRelief OR Alia if you want to be added to or removed from this North Carolina ping list.
25 posted on 06/14/2006 3:34:15 AM PDT by Alia
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To: TR Jeffersonian

ping


26 posted on 06/14/2006 3:41:17 AM PDT by kalee (Send your senators the dictionary definition of "amnesty")
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To: CommCtr
Democrats are constantly playing the ad hominem game. It's only fitting they begin blasting each other with their canned "ad hominem retorts". Wish I could care more, but I don't. They deserve to reap the fruits of what they've done and do.

But I'm not falling for this "faux" play between Democrats in NC, anyway. It's a set-up.

snip:

Meeks, the party chairman, went further: "We need to hear a life story that Southerners can appreciate. A life story that embodies the theme of America as a land of hope and opportunity."

27 posted on 06/14/2006 3:46:33 AM PDT by Alia
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To: Alia
Meeks, the party chairman, went further: "We need to hear a life story that Southerners can appreciate. A life story that embodies the theme of America as a land of hope and opportunity."

I find it more curious about Edwards that they DON'T mention his father was a deacon, as well as a mill worker. Perhaps that part of the life story is off limits. To say that the leech-lawyer was brought up by a man of faith might stretch the bounds of reason...
28 posted on 06/14/2006 4:14:38 AM PDT by Renderofveils
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To: hsalaw
Hypocrisy, thy name is Democrat.

Careful. She was a Republican just a little over a year ago.

29 posted on 06/14/2006 5:41:47 AM PDT by NCSteve
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To: NCSteve

I see the rambling wreck of 'Madame Justice' carries on. I felt sorry for her at one time, considering what she had gone through. Don't get me wrong, I knew she was still a nutcase but felt a little sympathy for her. But it's like every week she earnestly tries to out-stupid herself from the week before..


30 posted on 06/14/2006 7:07:34 AM PDT by billbears (Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. --Santayana)
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To: NCSteve
Careful. She was a Republican just a little over a year ago.

This is further proof that my comment is correct.

31 posted on 06/14/2006 7:35:11 AM PDT by hsalaw
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To: CommCtr

It was on drudge just a little while ago..I checked out her website..she is a loon..rambles like a spoiled pre-teen..and what makes it even funnier..she has a link supporting cindy sheehan..takes a nut to know a nut..


32 posted on 06/14/2006 7:59:37 AM PDT by BerniesFriend
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To: hsalaw
This is further proof that my comment is correct.

Not really. She has just temporarily landed on the Democrats for now. I can't muster much sympathy for them, but that's another story. Given this latest development, I expect she'll be moving on to the ranks of the unaffiliated soon. Or maybe she'll flit back over to the GOP. She tried out the Libertarians for a while, but they wouldn't have anything to do with her, so I expect she won't be going back there. Maybe she'll go trouble the Greens for a while.

The point is, you can't make any partisan assumptions where "Madame Justice" is concerned. She's nothing more than a classic flake who happened to grab the spotlight for a while.

33 posted on 06/14/2006 8:02:35 AM PDT by NCSteve
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To: NCSteve
She has just temporarily landed on the Democrats for now. I can't muster much sympathy for them, but that's another story. Given this latest development, I expect she'll be moving on to the ranks of the unaffiliated soon. Or maybe she'll flit back over to the GOP. She tried out the Libertarians for a while, but they wouldn't have anything to do with her, so I expect she won't be going back there. Maybe she'll go trouble the Greens for a while.

In other words, she wants to get elected and will say or do anything in order to do so. How else can a "Conservative Republican" transform themselves into a "Progressive Democrat" in less than one year?

Rachel Lea Hunter has no choice but to go "unaffiliated" now. The Greens and the Libertarians are no longer officially recognized parties in North Carolina. In fact, I don't think the Greens have ever been officially recognized in North Carolina, thank goodness.

34 posted on 06/14/2006 10:21:20 AM PDT by CommCtr
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