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Chris Matthews: States’ Rights Equals Racism
David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog ^ | February 11, 2010 | Liz Blaine

Posted on 02/11/2010 3:26:42 PM PST by callisto

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is never one to let the facts get in the way of race-baiting. According to Matthews and Tuesday’s Hardball guests partisan shills, constitutionally guaranteed states’ rights are now racist!

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Matthews built his strawman argument, jumping from John Calhoun to Jim Crow, as he equated nullification and interposition to equal rights. Equating the succession movement to the equal rights movement is just nonsensical, Chris. Just because people have used these words doesn’t undermine the validity of the concepts presently at hand.

You could almost feel the terror when guest, Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News, described the fright “stump talk about the 10th Amendment” and “state rights” gives the Left,

“Kind of gives you a shiver because that phrase is obviously freighted from the civil rights movement. To ignore the nativist racial aspect of this is to ignore the reality of the success and appeal of this pitch to a conservative Republican primary constituency.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 10thamendment; chrismatthews; constitution; debramedina; enemedia; hohum; ignorantmedia; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; medina; mrpotatohead; msnbc; obama; obamedia; racecard; racism; statesrights; yawn
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1 posted on 02/11/2010 3:26:42 PM PST by callisto
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To: callisto

I.E - you’re White and whatever you say is racist .... Hey Chris! You’re a racist .....


2 posted on 02/11/2010 3:28:00 PM PST by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: callisto

I have never seen anyone so obsessed with skin color as Chris Matthews. Pathetic.


3 posted on 02/11/2010 3:28:50 PM PST by truthkeeper ("Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill?")
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To: callisto
To ignore the fact the the Democrats opposed the abolition of slavery, created Jim Crow laws, and opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 gives me shivers...
4 posted on 02/11/2010 3:29:24 PM PST by avacado
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To: callisto

Chrissy is having another Obama tingle hot flash!


5 posted on 02/11/2010 3:29:33 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If the CIA and NASA are going to "monitor climate change", why the hell do we need the EPA?)
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To: callisto

Right.

And I guess that the concept of “individual rights” than equals selfishness and hatred of others.

What a complete asshat.


6 posted on 02/11/2010 3:29:53 PM PST by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON and moderates make me PUKE!!!")
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To: callisto

So, politicians in Washington DC are not racist; but, everyone in Arizona is?


7 posted on 02/11/2010 3:30:18 PM PST by donna (Sarah PAC has donated money to...(wait for it)...Lindsey Graham!)
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To: truthkeeper

I think Chrissy is getting another tingle up his a—


8 posted on 02/11/2010 3:30:20 PM PST by Fred911 (YOU GET WHAT YOU ACCEPT)
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To: callisto

Pretty sad what Mathews has become. Once upon a time, he was a serious reporter who used to take the Clintons to the woodshed. He was respected here on FR. Seriously.


9 posted on 02/11/2010 3:30:24 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Your wallet: Where Democrats want to drill)
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To: callisto

People need to acknowledge where and when this started. It actually started with liberals during the Bush administration. That’s why states like Michigan, NY, and California were where some of the first legislation was floated past committees.


10 posted on 02/11/2010 3:30:35 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: callisto

If you choose white American cheese over yellow American cheese, you are a racist!


11 posted on 02/11/2010 3:31:57 PM PST by airborne ("Peace, Love, Dope" has now become "Hope, Change, Obama" !!!)
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To: callisto

Does he have syphilis?


12 posted on 02/11/2010 3:32:28 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: callisto
Chris Matthews is the ultimate example of the progressives' ignorance and distortion of America's founding principles and its noble history as a bastion of liberty in the world.
13 posted on 02/11/2010 3:32:54 PM PST by loveliberty2
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To: truthkeeper

chrissy is an ignoramous, unhappy person. Period.


14 posted on 02/11/2010 3:33:08 PM PST by cubreporter (Scott Brown turned it all around. The people CAN and DID make a difference!!!)
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To: truthkeeper

“...I have never seen anyone so obsessed with skin color as Chris Matthews. Pathetic....”

Apparently you haven’t had the displeasure of knowing the former mayor of Memphis, Tn.


15 posted on 02/11/2010 3:34:03 PM PST by NCC-1701 (ZEROs FAVORITE SONG -- I, ME, MINE -- BY THE BEATLES)
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To: callisto

By critizing Matthews we give him power. Best to let his opinions drop on the floor with the rest of the garbage.


16 posted on 02/11/2010 3:34:13 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: callisto

All powers not delegated to the federal government belong to the states or to the people.

...............

So to this fool, the delegation of power from one government entity to another is racism. Weird.


17 posted on 02/11/2010 3:35:03 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: callisto

Doesn’t much matter what Chrissy thinks, it’s Constitutional. He doesn’t like it, I suggest he move to another country.


18 posted on 02/11/2010 3:35:11 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: truthkeeper

There’s probably been worse but his obsession shows how shallow and desperate he is. This is the best he and his ilk have now that their policies and politicians are being exposed as incompetent and fraudulent.


19 posted on 02/11/2010 3:35:42 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: NCC-1701

“...I have never seen anyone so obsessed with skin color as Chris Matthews. Pathetic....”

Apparently you haven’t had the displeasure of knowing the former mayor of Memphis, Tn.

King Willie! Coming to a congress near you!


20 posted on 02/11/2010 3:35:56 PM PST by ebshumidors (Everything you read about 'top conservatives say' is a lie unless they asked me first!)
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To: truthkeeper
I have never seen anyone so obsessed with skin color as Chris Matthews. Pathetic.

I'm thinking that Chrissy, at some time in the past couple of years, has "gone black" and now can never "come back".

21 posted on 02/11/2010 3:36:15 PM PST by digger48
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To: callisto

I admittedly have briefly increased Chris Matthews’ viewship in the recent weeks out of curiousity and to study for myself whether or not his show presents factual arguments.

What chain of events leads a person to be so thoroughly in the wrong about the fundamental freedoms of this Nation, and really Man in general?What spawns such a raw, irrational hatred of logic and reason? What has blinded that man to allow him to vigorously support the very persons who will most certainly bring about what he most loudly protests?

Liberalism is a study in contradictions...


22 posted on 02/11/2010 3:36:22 PM PST by cliniclinical (space for rent)
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To: callisto

If a white person breaths Chris Matthews proclaims him or her to be a racist, what else is new.


23 posted on 02/11/2010 3:36:47 PM PST by euram
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To: truthkeeper

It’s typical for liberals to be obsessed with skin color.


24 posted on 02/11/2010 3:36:48 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

More like an Obama power surge.


25 posted on 02/11/2010 3:37:29 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: al baby

Does he have syphilis?

Syphillis of the mouth, at minimum.


26 posted on 02/11/2010 3:38:14 PM PST by callisto (It's the three T' s: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

He’s been seduced by the socialists and gone over to the dark side. I’d dare say that Tip O’Neil would be spinning in his grave if he knew.


27 posted on 02/11/2010 3:39:06 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: truthkeeper
Losers like Chris Micheline Man Mathews don't want the people to have any say in what their government does. States rights takes power away from the elitist pigs in Washington DC and puts it in the hands of local government where it belongs.
28 posted on 02/11/2010 3:41:31 PM PST by peeps36 (Democrats Don't Need No Stinking Input From You Little People)
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To: GeronL

It’s part of the Left’s agenda. They have to assassinate the Constitution from every angle in order to facilitate removing its principles. Tagging elements of the Constitution with the word “racism” makes a memorable impression on people. The next time they hear others mentioning or supporting its principles their immediate thought will be “racist.”


29 posted on 02/11/2010 3:42:44 PM PST by callisto (It's the three T' s: Too Many Taxes, Trillions in Debt, and Transparency)
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To: callisto
Mathews should read the Constitution.

Ken T. Cuccinelli, our new VA Ag, wrote this article about states rights, It reminds me of an exchange between a reporter and one of the several Democratic committee chairmen in the House that are addressing the health care bill: The reporter asked the chairman “where in the Constitution does it say the federal government can mandate citizens to buy health insurance?”

The chairman snapped back: “Where does it say we can’t?!”

Sadly, like many of his cohorts, this chairman was blissfully unaware that if the Constitution doesn’t say the federal government can do something, then it can’t do it. And nowhere in the Constitution is the federal government given the authority to mandate citizens to purchase anything.

30 posted on 02/11/2010 3:42:58 PM PST by kabar
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To: callisto

Is anyone else to the point where they don’t CARE what people call racist anymore? 99% of it is pure bull.


31 posted on 02/11/2010 3:43:35 PM PST by gitmo (FR vs DU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: callisto

I have always said slavery aside the south was 100% in the right pre 1877. Constitutionally speaking. The 9th and 10th amendments are very simple that anyone with an 8th grade reading level can understand them. If it isn’t in the Constitution it is reserved to the states or the people.


32 posted on 02/11/2010 3:44:50 PM PST by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: avacado

...and they have a former KKK member in their Legislative midst. Mind Boggling!


33 posted on 02/11/2010 3:45:18 PM PST by CommieCutter ("You wanted the presidency, you got it, now FIX THE DAMN ECONOMY!!!!" ----YankeeReb)
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To: callisto

Liberals have to be race obsessed, because they use race as a wedge to drive between people, to create hate. Chrissy also thinks it gives him a black audience, but black folks don’t want to look at his dumb, pasty, white, chubby butt.


34 posted on 02/11/2010 3:46:26 PM PST by pallis
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To: callisto
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews

He's light skinned and doesn't speak with a negro accent unless he wants one.

35 posted on 02/11/2010 3:47:42 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Deathcare...a solution desperately looking for a problem.)
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To: callisto

The guy reeks of desperation for viewers, but he is becoming so radical, he is turning into more of a circus sideshow than a political commentator.


36 posted on 02/11/2010 3:48:44 PM PST by SpinyNorman (Carbon credits are designed to be the slush fund of the New World Order.)
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To: callisto

So...the Republicrat party is going to give the same response to 10th Amendment assertion as they did 150 years ago?

Thats gonna go far....


37 posted on 02/11/2010 3:51:09 PM PST by mo
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To: callisto

Doesn’t Chrissy Matthews know that in 1861 - 1865 there was a little skirmish over the issue of States Rights. The War Between the States or as those above the Mason Dixon Line Civil War. Freedom of the Slaves was achieved in 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. As each state that seceded and returned, slaves were given their freedom. Racism has more to do with the issue now days as screaming “you are denying me what I believe are my rights for something wholly other.” Affirmative action has given minorities certain standards that a White Anglo Saxon Protestant Male is not given because of gender, and color. HaarvardUniversity bestowed two degrees on the Obamas that were achieved through affirmative action. Michelle stated that she got into Princeton because her brother had attended there prior to her attendance. Obama is not smart, just like Michelle, they both are incompetent. Chrissy Matthews is incompetent nincompoop.


38 posted on 02/11/2010 3:51:44 PM PST by hondact200 (hondact200 No to Socialism - Michigan destroyed by Progressive Liberal Populism)
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To: SkyDancer
That @ss hole says things just so he can read them here later. He thinks hes relevant
39 posted on 02/11/2010 3:54:56 PM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: callisto

When I hear people saying nonsense like this, I immediately propose binding national referenda on (for example) Conceal Carry, late-term abortion, gay marriage, capital punishment, a federal balanced budget, affirmative action, trials for terrorists, etc. etc. etc.

It’s fascinating to watch these people suddenly become strict Constitutionalists and states-rights advocates.


40 posted on 02/11/2010 3:56:00 PM PST by denydenydeny (The Left sees taxpayers the way Dr Frankenstein saw the local cemetery; raw material for experiments)
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To: callisto

The quintessential Pillsbury Doughboy gives lessons in “racism”...that’s rich. Matthews needs to read more than just the captions under the pictures....


41 posted on 02/11/2010 3:56:53 PM PST by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: callisto

Boy, when I read things like this, just for a second I forget that Chris Matthews is a white guy.


42 posted on 02/11/2010 3:57:57 PM PST by glorgau
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To: callisto

Chrissy and Zero can share the same padded room when this insanity draws to a close.

They are both teetering on the edge. I sure hope someone is keeping a close eye on Zero too. Friend of mine was at the National Prayer Breakfast and swore Zero was on drugs. Said he seemed to be “off in la la land”


43 posted on 02/11/2010 4:03:25 PM PST by flash2368
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To: callisto
Equating the succession movement to the equal rights movement is just nonsensical, Chris.

BTW, pre-secession it was the slave states that pushed for expansion of federal power to return fugitive slaves and the northern states that resisted this expansion with various state laws.

44 posted on 02/11/2010 4:04:20 PM PST by Sherman Logan (Never confuse schooling with education.)
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To: callisto

Does MSNBC have any news, or are they strictly entertainment?


45 posted on 02/11/2010 4:06:52 PM PST by brooklin
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To: callisto
thank you callisto for posting this story.
Chris “ the antihero of the masses” Matthews is another universal globalist that sees the the one world under government ideal as the only way to get rid of the social strata and bring a world wide "social Justice" to the people. I hope this never comes to pass but he will be the fist to loose his job when those in power will limit free expression and debate then Mr. Matthews will “see the light” of his bombastic comments.
46 posted on 02/11/2010 4:09:37 PM PST by Liaison
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To: brooklin

“Does MSNBC have any news, or are they strictly entertainment?”

They’re not even entertainment. A mental ward, yes.


47 posted on 02/11/2010 4:12:28 PM PST by flaglady47 (Dems days are numbered; it's Tea Party Time.....)
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To: callisto

Matthews used to be comically tolerable, as a sort of dingbat Dem pundit. But in the last year or two, he’s really proven himself to be a totally vile POS. A real scumbag.


48 posted on 02/11/2010 4:15:55 PM PST by greene66
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To: callisto

the man is obsessed with color.

how this buffoon has a job is beyond me, what is even more amazing is that there are a few who watch him


49 posted on 02/11/2010 4:16:37 PM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: callisto

Ya know talking to Chris the other day about politics and Obama I almost forgot he is a dumba##. THOSE WHO THINK AND SPEAK RACISM ARE THE RACISTS!


50 posted on 02/11/2010 4:17:29 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Cockblock the sock puppet in 2010)
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