Skip to comments.Video Surfaces of John Lewis "N*****" Incident at Tea Party Protest on Capitol Hill
Posted on 03/20/2010 7:55:48 PM PDT by kristinn
A video has surfaced this evening of the incident today involving civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Tea Party protesters on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Lewis has alleged that he was called a n***** by the protesters.
Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN), who was walking with Rep. Lewis, says he heard the word n***** fifteen times.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) claims "It was a chorus" of people yelling "n*****."
The video, filmed by Marooned in Marin and posted at YouTube, shows Reps. Lewis and Carson walking together, with Rep. Cleaver several yards behind as they fight their way through the Tea Party patriots like they were in 1965 Selma, Alabama.
Reps. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Maxine Waters (D-CA) are also walking behind Lewis in the video.
View the shocking video here.
I don’t hear the supposed offensive language. They are just saying “Kill the bill”.
Did Bull Connor sick his dogs on them too?
I am not going to waste my time watching the video but I would guess if it was true some Kos Kiddies got loose from their parents basements.
I only heard “KILL THE BILL” uttered various times. Is that racist thing to say now?
So they heard the short i vowel sound in “Kill the bill” and assumed people were shouting the N-word? Figures.
I heard “Kill the Bill” and some Booing! That’s it!!
Technically it is true. They called each other that when they got away from the crowd.
Rep. Lewis: Hey Cleaver you’re a n*****
Rep. Andre Carson: Did someone just call you a n******
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver: That’s what I heard. Hey Lewis. You are a ******** too.
Rep. Andre Carson: Oh my. I heard it again
I bet that it is written and produced by the network that faked pickups blowing up years ago.
They hear what they want to hear.
I hear KILL THE BILL
I seem to have missed the name calling on the video. If I watch it again, will I hear it?
Shocking video??? I am shocked I never heard the N word when told evidence otherwise.
I knew they lied. Glad someone took a video PROVING they lied.
There is no low they are not willing to sink to in trying to discredit the American people.
Amd just where the heck is Tawana Bradley today anyway???
America -- a great idea, didn't last.
They are Black, not deaf. This is an intentional misunderstanding. They are just Race Pimping as usual.
I did hear lying crook...but that’s just honesty
This is the tactic they also use when they feel threatened. It’s not going to work for them forever. There was no racism there.
You can hear it if you play it backwards.
maybe ‘kill the bill’ is the new street slang for the n-word. We’re all just too white to get it. sheesh.
Nevermind post 13. Hubby says that I need a liberal ear filter. I don’t own one.
I didn’t hear any racial slurs at all.
I didn’t hear the alleged epithets in the tape. It would probably feel to the black legislators, particularly John Lewis, like crossing the bridge in Selma. If it was tea partiers behaving as accused, they may have destroyed the effort to kill the bill. With radical groups given permits for Washington today, could this be race card street theater?
I didn’t hear it.
But in the meantime these protesters are just tea-baggers, racists, astroturf, nazis, homophobes, nativists, vigilantes, etc.
I heard the word a few times too, but everyone saying it was black and they didn’t look like they were with us. I wanted to as them if that was an okay word again, but decided to save my ammo.
I only heard “Kill the Bill”. Maybe you have to listen to it backwards or something to hear the bad stuff. Maybe they really said “I buried Paul”.
Did I miss something? I just listened to this clip 3 times — NO “N” word, no racist language — just a LOT of unhappy Tea Party Patriots yelling KILL THE BILL.
THE RACE CARD WON’T WORK on us this time! We will not shut up. Now, you may stir up your constiuency against us — but do you REALLY think that’s wise, Mr. Socialist? Really?
Wish a Socialist would actually answer that question on the Sunday AM shows tomorrow...
They were probably hearing: “Killin’ The Billin’”....that’s all I can figure!
They are LUCKY it was a chorus instead of a FIRING SQUAD!!!!!!!
Yeah I heard that too, but it was so unintelligible that you could not make anything out. I’m not even sure what the guy shouted.
Lewis was playing the latest from 50 Cent on his IPod, and the N-word was spoken every other line. He’s evidently confused.
It’s my understanding the complainants are all members of the CBC which IIRC is a group that has repeatedly abused the race card advantageously multiple occasions in the past.
Yes I am calling them liars.
Was it the black female tea party protester that called them the N -word? LOL
Someone needs to screen shot her at the :43 second mark.
Yes. And I only heard a chorus of “BOO!”.
Actually, if you play it backwards you can hear it. It also says helter skelter.
I suppose Lewis and his groups included the black woman they walked past in his claim.
I'm pretty sure that was NBC. In fact, here's a citation: http://whatreallyhappened.com/RANCHO/LIE/nbc.html
Racism ..the last vestige of a commie
Ping to another unconscionable racist accusation.
“You can hear it if you play it backwards”...
hehehe... just like on the Beatles album when you could hear “Paul is dead” if you played it backwards.
I didn’t hear anything offensive at all. I did hear someone yell “LIAR,” however.
If you listen very carefully, you can hear someone say “Nii!” to them.
From a different angle.
Maybe he just had a rap tune stuck in his head?
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