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Sharpton Gloats Over Limbaugh NFL Rejection: "A Moral Victory For All Americans"
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 | Kristinn

Posted on 10/14/2009 6:22:38 PM PDT by kristinn

Al Sharpton issued a statement this evening claiming a "moral victory for all Americans" on the dropping of Rush Limbaugh as part of a group of investors seeking to buy the NFL St. Louis Rams franchise.

The AP reported Sharpton's statement and a follow up comment he made in an interview:

"It is a moral victory for all Americans — especially the players that have been unfairly castigated by Rush Limbaugh," Sharpton said in a statement. "This decision will also uphold the unifying standards of major sports."

Sharpton added in a telephone interview that major sports leagues shouldn't welcome owners who are "divisive and incendiary."

Every major pro sports franchise has dealings with its community, he said. "It's unfair for taxpayers to be underwriting people who denigrate them," he said.

A few months ago, Sharpton was fined $285,000 by the FEC for gross violations of federal law during his failed 2004 presidential bid:

During his 2004 presidential campaign, Sharpton traveled extensively and routinely mixed travel for his campaign committee and National Action Network. An FEC audit and investigation revealed that National Action Network and other entities paid $387,192 in campaign expenses. The FEC determined that National Action Network made payments totaling $107,615 for committee expenses and $73,500 in payments to consultants and vendors for campaign-related work, violating the prohibition against corporate contributions. Sharpton’s sole proprietorships, Rev-Als Production and Sharpton Media LLC, also paid $214,577 in campaign travel expenses and an additional $65,000 came from unknown sources. None of these in-kind contributions were disclosed in the committee’s disclosure reports.

Sharpton, his presidential campaign committee, Sharpton 2004, and Andrew Rivera, in his official capacity as treasurer, agreed to pay a civil penalty of $208,000 for failing to report accurately all receipts and expenditures, receiving excessive and prohibited in-kind contributions and accepting impermissible corporate contributions. They also agreed to refund $10,500 in unresolved excessive contributions, disgorge $9,000 in excessive contributions and refund $181,115 to National Action Network or disgorge the funds to the U.S. Treasury. National Action Network, Inc. and Sharpton, as president, agreed to a civil penalty of $77,000 for making prohibited contributions to Sharpton 2004.

Respondents also agreed that they misstated receipts and disbursements and cash on hand, understated by $231,753; receipts of $15,000 in loans from unknown sources; and $10,500 in excessive contributions from individuals.

In 2004, U.S. taxpayers subsidized Sharpton's campaign with federal matching funds. Eventually he was ordered to repay $200,000 of those funds. The Village Voice examined Sharpton's scam.

Fred Siegel, writing in the Wall Street Journal in 2000, gave a refresher course on Sharpton and his racist hate-mongering:

Mr. Sharpton is best-known for the Tawana Brawley hoax, in which he insisted that a 15-year-old black girl had been abducted and raped by a band of white men practicing Irish Republican Army rituals. In fact she had made up the story to protect herself from her violent stepfather.

But at Freddy's, Mr. Sharpton was even more malevolent. He turned a landlord-tenant dispute between the Jewish owner of Freddy's and a black subtenant into a theater of hatred. Picketers from Mr. Sharpton's National Action Network, sometimes joined by "the Rev." himself, marched daily outside the store, screaming about "bloodsucking Jews" and "Jew bastards" and threatening to burn the building down.

After weeks of increasingly violent rhetoric, one of the protesters, Roland Smith, took Mr. Sharpton's words about ousting the "white interloper" to heart. He ran into the store shouting, "It's on!" He shot and wounded three whites and a Pakistani, whom he apparently mistook for a Jew. Then he set the fire, which killed five Hispanics, one Guyanese and one African-American--a security guard whom protesters had taunted as a "cracker lover." Smith then fatally shot himself.

Eight people died, and so evidently did the conscience of liberal Democrats. It was Al Sharpton who had the honor of asking the first question at last week's debate, held within hailing distance of the Freddy's massacre.

In his statements to the AP tonight, Sharpton describes himself, not Limbaugh. Yet Sharpton is treated as a paragon of virtue while Limbaugh is viciously lied about.

No justice, indeed.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Missouri; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2sick4words; alsharpton; nfl; rushlimbaugh
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1 posted on 10/14/2009 6:22:38 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

where is Jesus to draw in the sand when we need Him? Guess the “Reverend” (cough, choke) has forgotten his scriptures...


2 posted on 10/14/2009 6:24:52 PM PDT by sassy steel magnolia (USAF life and Navy wife...God Bless the USA!)
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To: kristinn

Man this is unreal


3 posted on 10/14/2009 6:24:58 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: kristinn

I would sue him so fast his toupee would come off. Seriously, Im so freakin mad I can spit fire.


4 posted on 10/14/2009 6:26:07 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: kristinn
Reverend Moral declares moral victory. Oh boy.

What world is this again? I forget.

5 posted on 10/14/2009 6:26:13 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: kristinn

Al “Tawana” Sharpton, mmm mmm mmm.
NFL sinks to new low on 10-14-09


6 posted on 10/14/2009 6:26:57 PM PDT by Jane Long (Clean out Congress...give 'em term limits and their own dose of "government" healthcare.)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

I see a huge backlash coming. This is just unbelievable. Rush’s audience will be out of sight.


7 posted on 10/14/2009 6:27:14 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: kristinn

Leave Sharpton alone. He’s a good buddy of Hannity’s.


8 posted on 10/14/2009 6:27:59 PM PDT by AAABEST (And the light shineth in darkness: and the darkness did not comprehend it)
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To: FlyVet

I’m an American and this race pimp does not speak for me.


9 posted on 10/14/2009 6:28:11 PM PDT by kempster
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Sharpton feels so invincible behind that race card shield he’ll never see the back lash coming... LOL.


10 posted on 10/14/2009 6:28:37 PM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: kristinn

A “moral victory for all Americans” would be for the press to ignore this lying, race-baiting, extorting, riot-inciter, and to hold him to account for the harm he’s caused.


11 posted on 10/14/2009 6:29:01 PM PDT by CaptRon
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To: kristinn
Since when is lynching a moral victory, especially one based on lies?


12 posted on 10/14/2009 6:29:15 PM PDT by Always Right
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To: dandiegirl

Yup I will not be watching anymore which aint much but will be writing the MFFL with my thoughts


13 posted on 10/14/2009 6:29:35 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;))
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To: kristinn

Then I want a true divisive owner out of the NBA, force partial birth abortion supporter Herb Kohl to sell the Bucks.


14 posted on 10/14/2009 6:29:40 PM PDT by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: AAABEST

So is Juan McShame. When will Haniity and Fox get the message? We don’t give a rats azz what these two fools say.


15 posted on 10/14/2009 6:29:48 PM PDT by Jane Long (Clean out Congress...give 'em term limits and their own dose of "government" healthcare.)
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To: kristinn
Yeah. Moral victory.


16 posted on 10/14/2009 6:30:34 PM PDT by 50mm (AARP is a steaming pile)
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To: AAABEST

“Leave Sharpton alone. He’s a good buddy of Hannity’s.”

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Ah, you saw that too:

“My very good friend Al Sharpton”

With “conservatives” like Hannity, who needs .......


17 posted on 10/14/2009 6:30:54 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: kristinn
Bo Snerdly will most likely be available for comment on tomorrows Rush Limbaugh Show.
18 posted on 10/14/2009 6:31:19 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Conservatives THINK people are smart. Liberals KNOW people are stupid.)
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I SINCERELY HOPE THIS LIMITS SEAN HANNITYS AFFINITY FOR HAVING THIS ARSECLOWN ON HIS PROGRAM!

Polical Correctness be damned...these idiots need to be called out publically and often!


19 posted on 10/14/2009 6:31:30 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: kristinn

Rush knew at the get-go that this wouldn’t fly....

A very intelligent man who will use this to his (and our) benefit.

Brilliant, as usual.


20 posted on 10/14/2009 6:31:43 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: AAABEST

Two of the same feater. The love their own voices over those of any other. I know a resident very much the same. Big Egos, very little else.

I know there are lot of Hannity lovers here, but he has interrupted one to many people once too often.


22 posted on 10/14/2009 6:32:20 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (We the people, ..... never)
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To: kristinn

What exactly does Al Sharpton do for gainful employment, and how does he invest the fruits of his labor?


24 posted on 10/14/2009 6:34:08 PM PDT by elkfersupper (Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: GoCards
I hope Rush digs up some serious dirt on the race haters Sharpton and Jackson. He then can release it on his show at the same time he sues them for their lies.
25 posted on 10/14/2009 6:34:09 PM PDT by Plumres
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Rush is digging up documented history on these detractors big time. All their skeletons will be flying out of their closets and heading all over the web now.

Stupid is as stupid does.

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26 posted on 10/14/2009 6:35:23 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: kristinn

A victory for black racists actually.


27 posted on 10/14/2009 6:35:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (Everybody knows it's a spotted dog...)
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To: LukeL

“Then I want a true divisive owner out of the NBA, force partial birth abortion supporter Herb Kohl to sell the Bucks.”

Excellent point, Man! Excellent.


28 posted on 10/14/2009 6:35:42 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: elkfersupper

As far as I can tell, he’s a better dressed version of the free money mob in Detroit.


29 posted on 10/14/2009 6:35:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: cripplecreek
Sharpton Gloats Over Limbaugh NFL Rejection: "A Moral Victory For All Americans"

No one who smears dog crap over a girl so that he can advance his political interests should be talking about moral victories.
30 posted on 10/14/2009 6:37:30 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: kristinn

A racist race hustler talking morals. My guess is Sharpton is too dumb to even know the Democrat party he supports is the party of the KKK, segregation, Jim Crow laws and yes the modern day plantation. Talk about dumb, he should sit with closet segregationist Carter and have a chat.

Next he will try and tell you the party founded by Abe Lincoln, the modern Republican party, is the party of the racism in America, sorry charlie, but that tuna don’t hunt.


31 posted on 10/14/2009 6:38:13 PM PDT by Tarpon (Oba-Mao is a reader, not a leader ...)
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To: kristinn

Wonder who goes to NFL games more, Step-n-fetch’s group or Rush’s. The NFL is going to pay for this obvious racism towards a White Man.

Pray for America and Our Troops


32 posted on 10/14/2009 6:38:30 PM PDT by bray (Hope and Corruption)
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To: polymuser

Yes. He already spoke this afternoon about Jackson lying about being at MLK’s assasination. He was caught going in and putting blood on himself. What a freakin asswipe. and Sharpton, I swear I am livid. I need a drink


33 posted on 10/14/2009 6:38:32 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: kristinn

I’m looking for the legal victory over Sharpton by Rush for damages due to his deliberate defamatory comments.


34 posted on 10/14/2009 6:38:57 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: kristinn

When a morally bankrupt person is allowed to set the moral standards, you know you’re in trouble.

Sharpton should have been arrested, prosecuted, and convicted for his part in the Tiwana Brawley affair.

When you allow people to get away with this stuff, they come back to haunt you over and over again.

Jackson and Sharpton are devoid of morally standing IMO.


35 posted on 10/14/2009 6:39:17 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Deficit spending, trade deficits, unsecure mortages, worthless paper... ... not a problem. Oh yeah?)
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To: kristinn

Sharpie’s brain is showing the effects of decades of “process”....


36 posted on 10/14/2009 6:39:35 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Apparently I'm a racist.)
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To: dandiegirl
Even at 20 Million listeners, Rush's audience is relatively small, compared to a country of 300 Million.

I doubt this will hurt the NFL, and I doubt Rush wants this to hurt the NFL.

It's too bad. Depending upon how much influence he would have had on the team, based on his percentage of ownership, it would have been interesting to find out if he could have helped build a winner.

And it wasn't RUSH IS BUYING THE RAMS, as these useless idiots keep repeating, over and over and over.

He was vying to buy a part of the team, as a conglomerate of other part-owners.

But since when do the mediots care anything about the truth?

37 posted on 10/14/2009 6:39:53 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: kristinn

Victory for all Puke racists!


38 posted on 10/14/2009 6:40:16 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: GoCards

And then there’s Jesse’s ‘family issues’.


39 posted on 10/14/2009 6:40:31 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: kristinn; All

Thank you all for pointing out what a DIVIDER our nation elected as President. The trickle-down effect has been alarming!

Really. Would ANY of this race cr@p be happening if someone else was in the White House? Even Hillary!? We might have to put up with more NOW Hags on TV each day, and they HAVE done their share of damage to our families, but really...am I just imagining it or hasn’t the race card been played at least twice a day since January, 2009?

Good Grief!


40 posted on 10/14/2009 6:41:07 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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Political Correctness has gotten us to this point, folks...
I say Political Correctness be damned... Jackson and Sharpton are both lying arseholes that are sucking every damned dime they can from doing anything BUT work...and no one calls these fools on it..
I need a drink too!
We will see another civil war in this country, mark my words....


41 posted on 10/14/2009 6:41:11 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: elkfersupper

“What exactly does Al Sharpton do for gainful employment”

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Shakes down cowardly, self-hating white liberals

“and how does he invest the fruits of his labor?”

Ho’s

Gaudy suits.

Casinos.

Malt liquor.

Pomade and sheen.


42 posted on 10/14/2009 6:41:13 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: GoCards
I would sue him so fast his toupee would come off.

IIRC he was sued for millions and lost, but he hasn't paid a dime on the judgment.

43 posted on 10/14/2009 6:43:15 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: EyeGuy
“What exactly does Al Sharpton do for gainful employment” He's black, he doesnt have to work. Didnt you get the memo? ALl he has to do is stand at any camera or mic and act opressed.. '
44 posted on 10/14/2009 6:43:26 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: kristinn

One down AL. What about all those other plantations?


45 posted on 10/14/2009 6:43:47 PM PDT by RGSpincich
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To: kristinn
Memo to Al Sharpton:

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46 posted on 10/14/2009 6:44:25 PM PDT by GnL
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To: kristinn

This makes me so mad. I hope Rush sues everyone who was in on those lies. As for Rev. Sharpton and Rev. Jackson, they are no better than Rev. Jeremiah Wright spreading his vicious lies and racism. Rush should be allowed to buy whatever he wants. After Rush gets through with them in court, they’re going to wish they had never heard of Rush Hudson Limbaugh mmm mmm mmm.


47 posted on 10/14/2009 6:45:15 PM PDT by dfc1 (Rush Limbaugh - a man, a legend, a way of life)
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To: kristinn
kristinn, please tell us that this is still America, will you?
48 posted on 10/14/2009 6:45:31 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

So how many are going to boycott the NFL? Or just use useless words on blogs?


49 posted on 10/14/2009 6:45:32 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: P-Marlowe

Cant they take his home, (does he have one?) Must have gotten one of those Barney Frank and Dodd loan.

lol


50 posted on 10/14/2009 6:45:34 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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