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Black Group Comes Out In Support of Glenn Beck, Obama is a Racist
BOND Action, Inc. ^ | August 27, 2009 | abigail2

Posted on 08/27/2009 9:10:40 AM PDT by abigail2

Black Group Comes Out In Support Of Glenn Bec

BOND Action, Inc., a national cultural action organization, has come out in support of FOX News Channel broadcaster Glenn Beck. Beck has been under attack from the radical left-wing group ColorOfChange.org after he said last month that he believes President Obama is “a racist.”

ColorOfChangeorg was founded by Van Jones; a self-described “rowdy black nationalist.” Jones now serves as White House environmental advisor (“green jobs czar”). So far advertisers including Geico, Ally Bank, and Sargento Cheese have been intimidated into pulling ads off The Glenn Beck Show. “BOND Action, Inc., will be working to expose the source behind the boycott and counter it,” said Founder and President, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson.

“Glenn Beck is right, Obama is a racist! ” added Rev. Peterson. “Where were the boycotts and outraged activists when President George W. Bush was being falsely maligned as a ‘racist’? This is a blatant double standard. This boycott is an attempt to silence Beck from continuing his expose’ of Barack Obama’s socialist agenda and his radical ‘green jobs czar’ Van Jones.” ColorOfChange.org claims some 33 advertisers have pulled their ads off The Glenn Beck Show, but that number is reportedly exaggerated. ColorOfChange.org has a checkered past. The group reportedly endorsed outrageous statements by rapper Kanye West that former President Bush gave troops permission to go to New Orleans and shoot black people during Hurricane Katrina. Beck’s television program draws more than 2 million viewers and BOND Action, Inc., is calling on advertisers not to cave in to pressure.

Rev. Peterson said, “ColorOfChange.org claims that it exists to ‘strengthen Black America’s political voice’—but it’s clear that they are a left-wing, racist political group that deal in lies. This attempt to silence Beck is an attack on free speech and must be countered.”

BOND Action, Inc. is a 501 (c) (4) cultural action organization, which exists to educate motivate and rally Americans to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our great country. Contributions to BOND Action, Inc. are NOT tax-deductible, but are confidential. For more information call (877) WE-ACT-77 (932-2877) or visit www.bondaction.org">


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beck; colorofchange; glennbeck; jesseleepeterson; racism; talkradio; vanjones
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THIS IS NOT THE FACE OF A RACIST!

1 posted on 08/27/2009 9:10:41 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: abigail2

Your link is fubared.


2 posted on 08/27/2009 9:11:29 AM PDT by library user
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To: abigail2

God bless Reverend Jesse Lee Jackson!


3 posted on 08/27/2009 9:13:31 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: abigail2
God bless Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson!

ye gads! Can't believe I did that!

4 posted on 08/27/2009 9:14:56 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: abigail2
This boycott is an attempt to silence Beck from continuing his expose’ of Barack Obama’s socialist agenda and his radical ‘green jobs czar’ Van Jones.”

and ACORN. It's always about ACORN.

5 posted on 08/27/2009 9:16:51 AM PDT by freespirited (The only thing growing faster than the deficit is Chris Matthews' man crush on Obama -- Tim Pawlenty)
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To: library user

Yeah ;-)


6 posted on 08/27/2009 9:23:34 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: 07Jack; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; A Navy Vet; AJKauf; AliVeritas; ALOHA RONNIE; andy58-in-nh; AnnaZ; ...

Actually this face...SUPPORT GLENN! DEFENDGLEN.ORG

7 posted on 08/27/2009 9:23:58 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: library user

i KNOW...thanks


8 posted on 08/27/2009 9:24:46 AM PDT by abigail2
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Marked...


9 posted on 08/27/2009 9:24:54 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: basil

And Glenn!


10 posted on 08/27/2009 9:25:11 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: freespirited

I think now its about the Apollo Alliance...is it not?


11 posted on 08/27/2009 9:25:58 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: stephenjohnbanker
What is 'fubared'
12 posted on 08/27/2009 9:27:09 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

Hi


13 posted on 08/27/2009 9:27:51 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: abigail2

F***ed Up Beyond All Repair


14 posted on 08/27/2009 9:28:48 AM PDT by Rugged Individual (Who is the world's smallest minority? I am. I am an individual.)
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To: abigail2; All
"ColorOfChangeorg was founded by Van Jones; a self-described “rowdy black nationalist.” Jones now serves as White House environmental advisor (“green jobs czar”)."

From David Horowitz's
FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org

PROFILE: VAN JONES

Born in 1968 in rural West Tennessee, Van Jones earned a B.A. degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and then attended Yale Law School. During his years at Yale, Jones served as an intern with the San Francisco-based Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR), which views the United States as an irredeemably racist nation and "champions the legal rights of people of color, poor people, immigrants and refugees, with a special commitment to African-Americans."

Jones says that he first became politically radicalized in the aftermath of the deadly April 1992 Los Angeles riots which erupted shortly after four L.A. police officers who had beaten the infamous Rodney King were exonerated in court. "I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th," says Jones, who is black, "and then the verdicts came down on April 29th. By August, I was a communist."

Jones was arrested during the L.A. riots and spent a short time in jail. "I met all these young radical people of color," he recalls, "I mean really radical: communists and anarchists. And it was, like, 'This is what I need to be a part of.' 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."

After earning his Juris Doctorate from Yale in 1993, Jones relocated to San Francisco, where he helped establish Bay Area PoliceWatch, a hotline and lawyer-referral service that began as a project of LCCR. In 1996 he founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which, claiming that the American criminal-justice system is infested with racism, seeks to promote alternatives to incarceration. According to the Baker Center:

"Decades of disinvestment in our cities have led to despair and hopelessness. For poor communities and communities of color it's even worse, as excessive, racist policing and over-incarceration have left people even further behind."

By the late 1990s, Jones was a committed Marxist-Leninist-Maoist who viewed police officers as the arch-enemies of black people, and who loathed capitalism for allegedly exploiting nonwhite minorities worldwide. He became a leading member of Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM), a now-defunct Bay Area Marxist-Maoist collective that was staffed by members of various local nonprofits, a number of whom had ties to the Ella Baker Center.

In the early 2000s, Jones and STORM were active in the anti-Iraq War demonstrations organized by International ANSWER, a front group for the Marxist-Leninist Workers World Party. STORM also had ties to the South African Communist Party and it revered Amilcar Cabral, the late Marxist revolutionary leader (of Guinea-Bissau and the Cape Verde Islands) who lauded Lenin as "the greatest champion of the national liberation of the peoples." (In 2006 Van Jones would name his own newborn son "Cabral" -- in Amilcar Cabral's honor.)

During his tenure with STORM, Jones collaborated on numerous projects (including antiwar demonstrations) with local activist Elizabeth "Betita" Martinez, who served as a "mentor" for members of the Ella Baker Center. Martinez was a longtime Maoist who went on to join the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS), a Communist Party USA splinter group, in the early 1990s. To this day, Martinez continues to sit on the CCDS advisory board alongside such luminaries as Angela DavisTimuel Black (who served on Barack Obama's 2004 Senate campaign committee), and musician Pete Seeger. Martinez is also a board member of the Movement for a Democratic Society, the parent organization of Progressives for Obama. Martinez and Van Jones together attended a "Challenging White Supremacy" workshop which advanced the theme that "all too often, the unconscious racism of white activists stands in the way of any effective, worthwhile collaboration" with blacks.

In 2005 Jones and the Ella Baker Center produced the "Social Equity Track" for the United Nations' World Environment Day celebration, a project that eventually would evolve into the Baker Center's Green-Collar Jobs Campaign -- "a job-training and employment pipeline providing 'green pathways out of poverty' for low-income adults in Oakland."

Soon after attending the Clinton Global Initiative in September 2007, Jones launched "Green For All," a non-governmental organization "dedicated to building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty … advocating for local, state and federal commitment to job creation, job training, and entrepreneurial opportunities in the emerging green economy - especially for people from disadvantaged communities."

In 2008 Jones published his first book, The Green Collar Economy, which focused on environmental and economic issues. The book received favorable reviews from such notables as Al GoreNancy PelosiLaurie DavidWinona LaDuke, environmentalist Paul Hawken, and NAACP President/CEO Ben Jealous.

Jones has served as a board member of numerous environmental and nonprofit organizations, including the Rainforest Action NetworkFree Press; Bioneers (which accepts the United Nations Millennium Ecosystem Report's warning that "[h]uman activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet's ecosystems to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted"); the National Apollo Alliance (which seeks "to catalyze a clean energy revolution that will put millions of Americans to work in a new generation of high-quality, green-collar jobs"); the Social Venture Network (which aims "to build a just economy and sustainable planet"); and Julia Butterfly Hill's "Circle of Life" environmental foundation.

Jones was also a Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress and a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

In March 2009, President Barack Obama named Jones to be his so-called "Green Jobs Czar." Jones' formal title is "Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation" for the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

In a July 2009 interview with Newsweek magazine, Jones said he could not explain exactly what a "green job" is:

"Well, we still don't have a unified definition, and that's not unusual in a democracy. It takes a while for all the states and the federal government to come to some agreement. But the Department of Labor is working on it very diligently. Fundamentally, it's getting there, but we haven't crossed the finish line yet."

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2406


15 posted on 08/27/2009 9:29:44 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: abigail2

go to urbandictionary.com for a translation

we can’t translate it here on FR for you — the comment would get pulled by the mods.


16 posted on 08/27/2009 9:29:47 AM PDT by webschooner (First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win -- Mahatma Gandhi)
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To: abigail2

Absolutely. But I dont know that the Apollo Alliance has done anything illegal. ACORN by contrast is a criminal enterprise and thanks to Glenn the powers that be in Louisiana have launched an investigation. They are really feeling the heat.


17 posted on 08/27/2009 9:30:56 AM PDT by freespirited (The only thing growing faster than the deficit is Chris Matthews' man crush on Obama -- Tim Pawlenty)
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To: abigail2

BTT!


18 posted on 08/27/2009 9:30:57 AM PDT by AuntB (First the government cripples you, then it tries to sell you a crutch!)
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To: abigail2

http://www.bondaction.org/


19 posted on 08/27/2009 9:32:55 AM PDT by floozy22
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To: abigail2

And yet, Beck says his viewers are growing by leaps and bounds. Those who are advertising on his programs are getting great exposure.


20 posted on 08/27/2009 9:33:28 AM PDT by native texan
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To: abigail2
Have you (or anyone else here) attempted to research the Apollo Alliance on the Internet?

Their web site is rather colorful, in that it focuses exclusively on support for "renewable (green) energy". Dig a little deeper and you'll find a broader range of interests including "social justice" and "economic justice". You might also notice that they are funded as a 501(c)(3) project of the Tides Foundation, which is quite possibly the center of the Progressive money universe.

Other than that, Google turns up pretty much nothing.

Interestingly, David Horowitz's discoverthenetworks.org does not contain a unique entry for them, either.

21 posted on 08/27/2009 9:34:51 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: abigail2

bump


22 posted on 08/27/2009 9:43:29 AM PDT by smokingfrog (No man's life, liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session. I AM JIM THOMPSON)
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To: Rugged Individual

Thank you!


23 posted on 08/27/2009 9:46:23 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: ETL

Thanks, very comprehensive!


24 posted on 08/27/2009 9:51:39 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: freespirited

That is good news.


25 posted on 08/27/2009 9:53:16 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: AuntB

Thanks AuntB


26 posted on 08/27/2009 9:53:53 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: floozy22

Thank you floozy


27 posted on 08/27/2009 9:54:24 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: andy58-in-nh

Yes I did try to do a search of them. Got the same results.


28 posted on 08/27/2009 9:56:59 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: freespirited; abigail2
Wow! Good for Rev Peterson, glad he's speaking out.This boycott is an attempt to silence Beck from continuing his expose’ of Barack Obama’s socialist agenda and his radical ‘green jobs czar’ Van Jones.”

Wow. He said it.

29 posted on 08/27/2009 10:02:53 AM PDT by fortunecookie (Please pray for Anna, age 7, who waits for a new kidney.)
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To: abigail2

I just marked it with no one in the “reply to” field so I could read it later, and give the thread a bump. I should have wrote ‘bookmarked’ I guess. Sorry.


30 posted on 08/27/2009 10:06:52 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: abigail2
I found some good research material on the Apollo Alliance here and here.
31 posted on 08/27/2009 10:07:05 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: abigail2

Bump for Glenn!


32 posted on 08/27/2009 10:09:22 AM PDT by rebuildus
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To: ETL

“Became a Communist”

That looks like it’s going to be an interesting read too..


33 posted on 08/27/2009 10:10:00 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: abigail2
America has had its racists, and you don't have to be a member of the KKK to be one. The cop who arbitrarily kept NFL running back Moats from the bedside of his dying mother-in-law down in Texas sure acted like one.

But you don't have to be white to be a racist, either. The idea that only whites can be racist is itself a racist idea.


34 posted on 08/27/2009 10:17:49 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The conceit of journalistic objectivity is profoundly subversive of democratic principle.)
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To: ETL

When you wish upon a czar
Makes no difference who you are
Anything your heart desires
Will come to you

If your heart is in your dream
No request is too extreme
When you wish upon a czar
As dreamers do ...

Like a bolt out of the blue
Fate steps in and sees you through
When you wish upon a czar
Your dreams come true


35 posted on 08/27/2009 10:20:25 AM PDT by mlizzy (Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapels Everywhere spells P.E.A.C.E.)
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To: abigail2

Thank you Rev. Peterson. You are a good man.


36 posted on 08/27/2009 10:24:29 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: abigail2

Your welcome ::))


37 posted on 08/27/2009 10:28:20 AM PDT by floozy22
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To: abigail2

Show Jesse this:

Wonder why California is broke??? Senior Illegal aliens!
http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/2009/08/wonder-why-california-is-broke-senior.html


38 posted on 08/27/2009 10:48:32 AM PDT by AuntB (First the government cripples you, then it tries to sell you a crutch!)
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To: fortunecookie

Just called his office, said thanks and sent a small contribution but all I could do. Apparently he spoke at a TEA party in Tennessee. They are working on their website and plan on posting his speaking schedule. What is really sad is that if organizations like Bond Action and Raging Elephants had even 20% of the money that the lib organizations do, they would become such a dominant educational force.


39 posted on 08/27/2009 11:11:29 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: abigail2

Thanks abigail!


40 posted on 08/27/2009 11:46:20 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: basil

I was sure rubbing MY eyes! LOL!


41 posted on 08/27/2009 11:57:15 AM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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To: abigail2

Glenn Beck is right!

Zero IS a racist!


42 posted on 08/27/2009 11:59:05 AM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Those are good links. Thanks.


43 posted on 08/27/2009 12:34:24 PM PDT by abigail2
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To: rebuildus

Hi rebuildus, did you see the links in #31? They are interesting.


44 posted on 08/27/2009 12:35:20 PM PDT by abigail2
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To: LUV W

Some days————well, I just need to engage all of my brain before hitting post!


45 posted on 08/27/2009 12:39:25 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

I think we’ve all done that....but this one was a keeper! LOL!

Wonder how Rev. Peterson would take it! ;D


46 posted on 08/27/2009 12:42:26 PM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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To: basil

BWAHAHAAA!


47 posted on 08/27/2009 12:45:12 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: LUV W

Should I??


48 posted on 08/27/2009 12:49:39 PM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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To: LUV W

Should I??


49 posted on 08/27/2009 12:49:44 PM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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To: LUV W; basil

*blush*

Sorry folks...wrong thread! ~gulp~

See, basil? We all goof! LOL!


50 posted on 08/27/2009 12:51:12 PM PDT by LUV W (We want freedom; obama is giving us tyranny--all across the board! ~Michael Ledeen~)
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