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UPDATED: Obama Official Linked to Racially Charged Boycott of Glenn Beck
HumanEvents ^ | 8/13/09 | Michelle Oddis

Posted on 08/14/2009 7:31:33 PM PDT by Sammy67

A racially charged activist group called “Color of Change” founded by Van Jones, a special advisor to the Obama Administration, is trying to silence popular radio and Fox News personality Glenn Beck by calling for a boycott of Beck’s TV advertisers.

On July 28th, Beck made a comment on the Fox & Friends morning show about Obama’s reaction to the arrest of Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. During the discussion of “Professor-Gate,” Beck connected the President’s past association with Rev. Jeremiah Wright to Obama’s comment that Cambridge police officer, Sgt. James Crowley, acted stupidly. Though Beck acknowledged most

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; boycott; business; colorofchange; glennbeck; mrskippy; obama; talkradio; vanjones

1 posted on 08/14/2009 7:31:34 PM PDT by Sammy67
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To: Sammy67

Race card ain’t workin. PC is over.


2 posted on 08/14/2009 7:32:44 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: Sammy67

What’s the difference between the White House and a porcupine?


3 posted on 08/14/2009 7:33:18 PM PDT by Pelagius of Asturias
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To: Pelagius of Asturias

The White House is white ... hey wait, is that racist?

The Joker ruined his race card with Gates.


4 posted on 08/14/2009 7:36:41 PM PDT by Tarpon (The Joker's plan -- Slavery by debt so large it can never be repaid...)
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To: Pelagius of Asturias

What’s the difference between the White House and a porcupine?
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The current ‘occupant’ at the WH has industrial strength TEFLON. No barb sticks.


5 posted on 08/14/2009 7:37:14 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Sammy67

get it in the news......anyone watching foxnews...they are talking about people bussed in for townhalls....acorn and unions.....i think they are all one color and all have insurance or medicade/medicare.. i doubt any are uninsured.


6 posted on 08/14/2009 7:39:04 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Sammy67

7 posted on 08/14/2009 7:39:48 PM PDT by Tarpon (The Joker's plan -- Slavery by debt so large it can never be repaid...)
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To: Sammy67

Obama’s czars are at the least stupid bureaucrats and at the worst they are rabble rousing felons. These guys need to be exposed in the manner of “Rev” Wright to the point that they are toxic.

Beck has been doing a great job of this as exemplified by his list of the czars (see http://www.glennbeck.com/content/articles/article/198/29391/ )

Here’s part of the entry for Jones:

• Will focus on environmentally-friendly employment within the administration and boost support for the idea nationwide
• Rose from near obscurity in the Oakland, Calif., grassroots organizing scene to the leader of a national movement to spur the green economy.
• Founded Green For All, an organization focused on creating green jobs in impoverished areas
• Also co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Color of Change, which includes Bay Area PoliceWatch, a group devoted to “protect[ing] the community from police misconduct”
• Published New York Times best-seller The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems, in October 2008
• Started career as a prison-reform advocate in Oakland, Calif., lobbying for reform of the juvenile justice system and youth-violence prevention programs
• Has law degree from Yale
• 2007: worked on the Green Jobs Act with then-Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.), who co-sponsored the bill in the House
• 1993: was arrested at the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of cops in the Rodney King beating. “I was arrested simply for being a police observer,” says Jones, who had just graduated from Yale Law School and was working with the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco.
• 1999: was arrested in the 1999 Seattle protests against the World Trade Organization
• Excerpt from a Nov. 2005 interview in the East Bay Express:
Jones had planned to move to Washington, DC, and had already landed a job and an apartment there. But in jail, he said, “I met all these young radical people of color — I mean really radical, communists and anarchists. And it was, like, ‘This is what I need to be a part of.’” Although he already had a plane ticket, he decided to stay in San Francisco. “I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary.” In the months that followed, he let go of any lingering thoughts that he might fit in with the status quo. “I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th, and then the verdicts came down on April 29th,” he said. “By August, I was a communist.” In 1994, the young activists formed a socialist collective, Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement, or STORM, which held study groups on the theories of Marx and Lenin and dreamed of a multiracial socialist utopia. They protested police brutality and got arrested for crashing through police barricades. In 1996, Jones decided to launch his own operation, which he named the Ella Baker Center after an unsung hero of the civil-rights movement.


8 posted on 08/14/2009 7:42:26 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: Sammy67

I wonder how many other people the election of FUBO has turned into racists .... besides me


9 posted on 08/14/2009 7:45:07 PM PDT by clamper1797 (A Kenyan Muslim KGB agent could not do a better job as president)
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To: Sammy67

Could somebody post a link to Glenn Beck’s advertisers? I’ll make sure I patronize them. I’ll be boycotting Proctor & Gamble instead.


10 posted on 08/14/2009 7:53:45 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.aroodawakening.tv)
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To: Sammy67
The Gates thing was never was racist.

There's not a cop in the country who hasn't run into some liberal blowhard who proclaims in high falootin’ tones, “Don't you know who I am?”.

The subtext being that important elitists are above the law mere citizens must follow. And doesn't the “cop” understand his betters.

The obvious solution is for the cop to pull out a piece of papers, check it and say, “you're names an alternate - but you're not on the list yet. When the Mayor's mistress drops off, you'll move up and be above the law... "Sorry, for now you get a ticket...”

11 posted on 08/14/2009 7:55:20 PM PDT by GOPJ ("Fishy rumors posters" Check 'em out:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2311664/posts)
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To: Pelagius of Asturias

A porcupine has the pr!cks on the outside.


12 posted on 08/14/2009 7:55:49 PM PDT by HurricaneD
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To: pray4liberty

Remember while you’re boycotting Geico, Travelocity and the rest.

They advertise. On every commercial they include their toll-free number.

So call them on their own number, and complain!


13 posted on 08/14/2009 7:58:50 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Governor Palin is to Comrade Zero, as Ronald Reagan was to Jimmy Carter.)
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To: Tarpon

What’s the difference between Gawd and Obama?

Gawd does not think he is Obama!

What is common between Gawd and Obama?

No one has seen Gawd’s birth certificate either!


14 posted on 08/14/2009 8:00:47 PM PDT by ajay_kumar (There are realists and there are one issue voters (aka losers))
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To: Sammy67

These guys make Goebbels look like an amateur.


15 posted on 08/14/2009 8:01:45 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (I want all communists to fail.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
One more time....

Could somebody post a link to Glenn Beck’s advertisers? I’ll make sure I patronize them. I’ll be boycotting Proctor & Gamble instead.

16 posted on 08/14/2009 8:08:00 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.aroodawakening.tv)
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To: pray4liberty
Could somebody post a link to Glenn Beck’s advertisers? I’ll make sure I patronize them. I’ll be boycotting Proctor & Gamble instead.

THIS is the definitive website to support Glenn against the nutbag boycott...http://www.defendglenn.com

The site is "FReeperMade" also.

17 posted on 08/14/2009 8:20:03 PM PDT by montag813
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To: screaminsunshine
Drudge Freep!
18 posted on 08/14/2009 8:24:53 PM PDT by defal33 (Michigan: Stuck on Stupid)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

A friend called Progressive and after being on hold for 20 minutes the person answers with “so are you calling about that Glenn Beck thing...”


19 posted on 08/14/2009 8:31:52 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Sammy67
Wright, Gates, Obama, Jones... racists united.
20 posted on 08/14/2009 9:11:27 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: Sammy67; All

In case you need it, here is Glenn’s documentation for his comment:

http://www.freedomslighthouse.com/2009/07/glenn-beck-explains-for-media-his.html


21 posted on 08/14/2009 9:18:20 PM PDT by freespirited (The Surgeon General has determined that Harry and Louise are dangerous to your health.)
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To: screaminsunshine

Good riddance PC!

Every time Omoslem plays the race card, it morphs into the ObamaJoker card as it hits the table!


22 posted on 08/14/2009 10:27:20 PM PDT by Islam=Murder (Hitler hated his Jewish side, Omoslem hates his white side.)
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To: Sammy67

Boycott Leader, “Color of Change” a Radical Group
Founder a self-described black “nationalist” and “Communist”; Links to terrorist

Van Jones, the radical founder of Color of Change Barack Obama’s “Green Jobs” czar (one of 42 extra-legal czars), and the leader of the attempted boycott against Glenn Beck, is a self-described “black nationalist” and “Communist”, who has ties to a former terrorist. Van Jones, founder of “Color of Change”, a black militant political activist group, worked as a co-founder and director of the Apollo Alliance, which Glenn Beck recently exposed for its subversive ties with radical left-wing groups. Van Jones worked at Apollo with Jeff Jones. Jones was a leading co-founder (along with Bill Ayers) of the terrorist group Weather Undergound , who spent time on the run from law enforcement agencies while his group carried out a series of bombings of U.S. government buildings. Van Jones’ group “Color of Change” began the boycott against Glenn Beck after Beck exposed the Apollo Group and Jones’ militant past.”

From www.defendglenn.com


23 posted on 08/15/2009 6:58:03 AM PDT by Kimberly GG (Sarah Palin supports a "path to citizenship" = AMNESTY for illegal aliens. .... DEMINT '12)
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