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(African American)Radio Host Threatened After McCain Rally (Questioner, Waukesha, WI)
Wtmj 4 NBC Affiliate Milwaukee,WI ^ | 10/10/2008 | Shelley Walcott

Posted on 10/11/2008 7:02:06 AM PDT by UB355

MILWAUKEE - The hate mail started pouring in almost immediately after Newsradio 620 WTMJ radio host James T. Harris addressed Senator John McCain Thursday at a Republican rally in Waukesha.

"You know this is sort of a sampling of the emails that I've been receiving," Harris said," Hey Sambo, maybe Master McCain will let you shine his shoes since you did such a good job licking his boots."

During Thursday's rally, Harris urged Senator McCain to step up his attacks on Barack Obama's character. Harris said in the next presidential debate, "It's absolutely vital that you take it to Obama, that you hit him"where it hurts," because "we have all of these shady characters that have surrounded him."

Harris added, "I am begging you sir, I am begging you. Take it to him."

The national media pounced.

"I knew something was up when The New York Times and The Washington Post started asking me questions and then CNN and then Fox. I was like, 'Oh Lord!'"

Harris' comment to McCain made heavy rotation on national talk shows. And Harris says he's heard from African Americans from across the country now accusing him of being a sellout.

"Most of the stuff that I got in the email was like, 'How can a black man stand up and say that?' Well you know what? I happen to be an American of African descent, but I am a conservative."

And he says he has no regrets.

"I realize that I'm speaking for millions of people. It just so happens that in this racially charged election, the people who look like me happen to be on the other side of the aisle."

Harris' radio show, "The National Conversation" airs weekend afternoons on Newsradio 620 WTMJ.

Harris has another busy day in the spotlight Saturday, with appearances on several national talk shows.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: liberalhate

1 posted on 10/11/2008 7:02:06 AM PDT by UB355
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To: UB355

http://www.620wtmj.com/shows/jamestharris


2 posted on 10/11/2008 7:05:55 AM PDT by UB355 ( Slower traffic keep right)
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To: UB355
Cool. Let the media freak out over this and give James T. Harris plenty of airtime.

Mr. Harris, sir, you ROCK. :)

3 posted on 10/11/2008 7:06:14 AM PDT by Allegra ( One bad ACORN DOES spoil the whole bunch.)
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To: UB355

this man hit the nail on the head.

John McCain please HEAR HIM!


4 posted on 10/11/2008 7:10:32 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: UB355

“Hey Sambo, maybe Master McCain will let you shine his shoes since you did such a good job licking his boots.”

Looks like hate speech to me. Of course, that doesn’t count when the hate speech is used against Republicans.

I guess there’s no real point in complaining how unfair the Democrats and their supporters are. They’re going to keep right on doing what they’re doing, anyway. Just accept the fact that they’re dirty players, and move on.


5 posted on 10/11/2008 7:12:05 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: UB355

Uh oh, looks like he is finding out that the worst punishments are reserved for the race or gender “traitors”. Libs really get a bee in their bonnet when one of the chosen minorities strays off the plantation.


6 posted on 10/11/2008 7:13:31 AM PDT by thecabal (Conservatives who don't live up to the liberal caricature are now hypocrites.)
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To: UB355

“I doubt that anyone else in this room has taken the ass-whipping that I have...” This man has courage.


7 posted on 10/11/2008 7:21:52 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: thecabal
The Obama camp will fight anyone who defies their strategy, to shame voters into voting for Obama, just as his friend Ayers shamed his date into sleeping with his black roomate. Nobody wants to be part of a Klan mentality. But people, you don't have to vote for Obama to prove that you're not. It's impossible to prove a negative and the Obama camp knows that.

The Obama-Ayers strategy is to keep beating up whites over this alledged racism and terrorist branding so that they will vote for Obama to clear their conscience.

If they really wanted a colorblind election, they would stop making race their single argument and a lynch-mob mentality their overriding issue, especially when it's not true.

An American's vote is their most precious possession. Please, don't be tricked into throwing it away. Look at the candidate for who he is (not his color) and for what he believes before you pull that lever for all the wrong reasons.

8 posted on 10/11/2008 7:23:11 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Allegra
"Mr. Harris, sir, you ROCK."

I agree. I saw him on FNC this morning. Someone needs to put this guy into syndication!

9 posted on 10/11/2008 7:25:08 AM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: UB355
Black man attacked + McCain Rally is how I saw the headline in a glance, I'm sure there are those that would like others to see it that way too.
10 posted on 10/11/2008 7:26:07 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: UB355

They are Digital Nazi Brown Shirts. The fascism that Obamadon brings is frightening


11 posted on 10/11/2008 7:29:10 AM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: KoRn

http://www.620wtmj.com/podcasts/jamestharris/30524609.html?video=pop&t=a


12 posted on 10/11/2008 7:30:34 AM PDT by WilliamReading
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To: UB355

Anyone have the clip of the guy from WI who stood up and asked a question that included “with Pelosi and all those other hooligans in charge we need to have our head examined”?


13 posted on 10/11/2008 7:39:07 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (OVERPRODUCTION......... one of the top five worries for American farmers.)
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To: UB355

I wrote to him.


14 posted on 10/11/2008 7:39:11 AM PDT by HungarianGypsy (I)
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To: UB355
We saw Mr. JT Harris on FoxNews this morning. He was terrific...great responses when asked some pointed questions by the newsies. For example, "Why talk about the Ayers, ACORN, etc., stuff when the economy is in crisis?" Answer: "Because they are related..."

I wish JT was running the McCain campaign...

15 posted on 10/11/2008 7:43:37 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: WilliamReading

Thanks!


16 posted on 10/11/2008 7:45:22 AM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: UB355

So blacks who are conservative are “race traitors”.

So are white liberals “race traitors” too?


17 posted on 10/11/2008 7:55:11 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: Pharmboy

Meanwhile our candidate is saying we need to tone down the rhetoric while his supporters are threatened...one rule for them and another for us when the media is involved.

THIS is why there is righteous anger at these town halls because we KNOW the type that BO hangs out with these cowardly emails to JT Harris only prove the point.

WE are screaming from the mountaintops about character counting and our candidate brushes it aside...

I’m sure plenty of terrorists and their sysmpathizers were “good family men” they weren’t out there trying to kill theirs, only ours. Anything else I say would be construed as hate speech.


18 posted on 10/11/2008 8:38:52 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: HungarianGypsy

I did too (and did you know...I too have a bracelet)....hahaha...I hope all the Freepers send Mr. Harris a msg of kudos.


19 posted on 10/11/2008 8:46:22 AM PDT by lilycicero
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To: lilycicero

I said if they have live streaming he’s got new fan in Arizona.


20 posted on 10/11/2008 8:53:13 AM PDT by HungarianGypsy (I)
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To: UB355

My mom, who has never used a computer and said she never would get on the internet, called me yesterday and asked if I would show her how to email because she wants to write “that radio guy who stood up at the McCain rally”. She asked if I knew who he was and I said I’d have to search around. He really moved her and spoke for her. She, too, is very angry, especially at McCain for not fighting for us.

Thanks for the email address. I’m going over to her house today.

I’ve tried getting her online for a couple of years because she always calls me and asks if I can email Bill O’Reilly, Dr. Phil, etc for her. And here Mr. Harris inspired her to learn for herself. I’m sure this won’t be her only email, LOL!


21 posted on 10/11/2008 9:11:16 AM PDT by CaliGirl-R
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To: MNlurker

Someone should tell McCain that there is no honor in losing THIS race...


22 posted on 10/11/2008 9:13:15 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: UB355

Hmmm, maybe it was the ACORN thugs, or the Union goons, or the poverty pimps henchmen, or Farrakans “guards”... so many thuggy liberal groups to pick from... so little time.


23 posted on 10/11/2008 9:15:20 AM PDT by GOPJ (Barack was introduced to Michelle by unrepentent terrorist Bernardine Dohrn (Ayers)-BIOCHEMKY)
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To: Pharmboy
We saw Mr. JT Harris on FoxNews this morning

I laughed at his big smile.

I replayed the tevo to catch his name and the close captioning listed his name as James Teeters!

24 posted on 10/11/2008 1:25:36 PM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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