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Republicans denounce racist and anti-gay slurs
WASHINGTON POST ^ | 21 MARCH 2010 | MATT DELONG

Posted on 03/21/2010 11:10:03 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist

Following reports yesterday that black and openly gay Democratic lawmakers were subjected to spitting and epithets from anti-health care reform protesters outside the Capitol, Republican leaders said Sunday that such incidents were "isolated" and "reprehensible."

On CNN's "State of the Union," Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) denounced the use of such slurs "in the strongest terms possible."

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the "isolated incidents" were "reprehensible."

Later on the same program, Michael Steele, the Republican National Committee's first black chairman, agreed that the incidents were "reprehensible," and added, "we do not support that."

(Excerpt) Read more at voices.washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhohealthcare; demlies; lying; neverhappened; slur
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You can always count on the Stupid Party to take the bait and carrying the Left's water.
1 posted on 03/21/2010 11:10:04 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And the Repubs believe the LIES of the Socialist WHY?


2 posted on 03/21/2010 11:11:18 AM PDT by Marty62 ( Marty60)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

So, where is the proof that anyone yelled a racial slur?


3 posted on 03/21/2010 11:11:19 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA (Show me what Obama brought that was new and there you will find things only blind and destructive.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I saw videos and heard no racial slurs...sounds like typical democrats lying again. Why does anyone take their word for anything by this point?


4 posted on 03/21/2010 11:11:28 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Happiness doesn't come from owning something; it comes from being a part of something)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

There were no incidents, you morons. The whole thing was manufactured before the first protesters even showed up.

Idiots.


5 posted on 03/21/2010 11:12:38 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Exactly.


6 posted on 03/21/2010 11:12:50 AM PDT by dr_who
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Why are these Repubs so spineless? What a bunch of wimps!!


7 posted on 03/21/2010 11:12:58 AM PDT by Commander X (TOTUS...destroying the USA one lie at a time.)
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To: Marty62
You want racism? Look HERE.
8 posted on 03/21/2010 11:13:12 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberalism is a Socialist Disease)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Why denounce something that probably never happened? Why not denounce accusations (with out proof)?


9 posted on 03/21/2010 11:13:46 AM PDT by Jane Long (Clean out Congress...give 'em term limits and their own dose of "government" healthcare.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

“Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) denounced the use of such slurs “in the strongest terms possible.””

Pence might be the stupidest Republican. He fell for this trick. Also, he fell for the Bush’s comprehensive immigration scam, thinking there was really a public movement for it, falling for the agitprop, and offering his own plan, really a plan written by cheaper labor interests, and felt himself presidential material.

In fact, the Democrats probably looked for Pence on this on purpose. They knew he would fall for it.


10 posted on 03/21/2010 11:13:48 AM PDT by Shermy ( l)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

If there were any slurs, it was probably libs doing it. Of course, the spineless party immediately apologizes.


11 posted on 03/21/2010 11:13:57 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
...reports yesterday...

And the maroons fall for it and qualify it for a response.

Or are they anti tea party just as the dim's are?

12 posted on 03/21/2010 11:14:07 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And people here think Repubs will REPEAL this bill?

That is hilarious.

It is about time we stop depending on pols in DC for anything whatsoever.


13 posted on 03/21/2010 11:14:43 AM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

He needed to qualify that with a big IF, and also a promise to look into the incidents.


14 posted on 03/21/2010 11:15:15 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Shermy

Scratch Mike Pence off the list for higher office.

Idiot.


15 posted on 03/21/2010 11:15:21 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation ("And when the Antichrist comes, millions will love him." Remind you of anyone?)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
The Dims and the MSM need to denounce stereotyping. Isn't that one of the biggest no,noes of modern times: don't attribute the behavior of a few to a larger group.

So, even if someone did say something (not at all proven), no one should be trying to spread blame to a group of several million nationwide. What reckless, irresponsible stereotyping that is.

I'm sure all the leftist in the US agree, they've condemned stereotyping so often in the past.

16 posted on 03/21/2010 11:15:22 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You better believe the mainstream media is playing these lies about racially charged taunts as the number one story of the day. The GOP needs to do better reconnaissance before playing into the Democrat/media take on what really happened.


17 posted on 03/21/2010 11:15:50 AM PDT by Combat_Liberalism
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Bunch of pansies. Geez!
18 posted on 03/21/2010 11:15:52 AM PDT by TankerKC ("...wankerKC..." --agromination March 11, 2010.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
What do you have to say to your fellow Congressman for calling American citizens exercising their right to protest, "teabaggers" on the floor of the people's House?!
19 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:06 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Okay, when I wade through the protestors I want you to spit on me.

You still got the rebel flag and the hat that says "The South shall rise again?"

20 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:22 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Queers.


21 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:23 AM PDT by wardaddy (this is no way to run a nation, except into the ground)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

There were no racist terms..Good God..the Republicans fell for the crap hook line and sinker


22 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:27 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Where is the video showing this??????

It does not exist, because it did not happen.


23 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:37 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Make them prove it happened before apologizing.

But the RINO GOP hates the Tea Parties. They know we are going to kick them out and make them form their own third party of "moderate" RINOs.

24 posted on 03/21/2010 11:16:40 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Loud Mime

That’s total BS. 200 years ago, get the fk over it.


25 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:03 AM PDT by mojitojoe (Go ahead, pass it you bastards, I will NEVER comply in any way. Read my lips, NEVER!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And even FOX News seems overly eager too repeat... nay.. reinforce.. this apparently false meme of widespread racial slurs from the protesters, despite growing evidence to the contrary.


26 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:04 AM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: Jane Long

“Why denounce something that probably never happened? Why not denounce accusations (with out proof)?”

Because they are idiots.

These are Democrat/Insurance Party tactics to shame ultra liberals into voting for the bill. The Tea Partiers are the bogeymen to invoke, the Republican politicians useful idiots to prove it true.

Looks like Pelosi is worried.


27 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:18 AM PDT by Shermy ( l)
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To: Commander X
Why are these Repubs so spineless? What a bunch of wimps!!

Dems trying to create a wedge between the GOP and Tea Partiers.

28 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:37 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Islam is incompatible with American traditions and values)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

get rid of these spineless morons


29 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:48 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Instead of apologizing how about demand the Lame Stream Media provide the proof?


30 posted on 03/21/2010 11:17:51 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Yep, every time.


31 posted on 03/21/2010 11:18:06 AM PDT by afnamvet (Patriots Rising)
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To: Will88

“The Dims and the MSM need to denounce stereotyping.”

Why? That is there expertise.


32 posted on 03/21/2010 11:18:17 AM PDT by Shermy ( l)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

So tell me again why do people want to stay with the OP(formerly the GOP)?


33 posted on 03/21/2010 11:19:19 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

More communist propaganda


34 posted on 03/21/2010 11:20:05 AM PDT by Lera
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Dimwits.


35 posted on 03/21/2010 11:20:10 AM PDT by devistate one four (If you can't feed it, don't breed it! Kimber CDP II .45 OOHRAH! TET68)
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To: Loud Mime

Conyers looking for a big time payoff. Like his WIFE.


36 posted on 03/21/2010 11:21:32 AM PDT by Marty62 ( Marty60)
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To: Marty62
OH what a relief reminds me of Al Sharpton apologizing for the comments on the Duke LaCrosse Team. Lives were destroyed by false charges and the black leaders joined forces in defending the stripper. Yet, Fox news caters to Al Sharpton.
37 posted on 03/21/2010 11:22:00 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

THEY ARE TRYING TO STEAL OUR FREEDOM. Anything short of bullets being fired at them is only because the American People are showing considerable restraint. A little bit of name-calling (even if the stories are true) is the least they should have to endure as they vote to end the United States as we have known it for over 200 years.


38 posted on 03/21/2010 11:22:34 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Will we be proud citizens on Monday....or impoverished serfs?)
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To: Will88

they’ve condemned stereotyping

While at the same time, attempting to perpetuate it via their Diversity programs.

Diversity = Embracing stereotypes


39 posted on 03/21/2010 11:23:03 AM PDT by Paisan
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Why don’t the dumb asses look at the video and call the democrats out as liars? Are they really as stupid as they act?


40 posted on 03/21/2010 11:23:19 AM PDT by calex59
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To: Loud Mime

Excellent post!


41 posted on 03/21/2010 11:24:22 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Liberals can always count on taking advantage of our essential decency.

While they routinely call us every awful name they can imagine, we dutifully turn the other cheek, and no one else holds them to account. When anyone among us thoughtlessly or in anger uses a pejorative against them, they go into instant paroxysms of outrage, all the while knowing we will quickly apologize - even if it never happened.

Evil uses goodness against itself and always has.

42 posted on 03/21/2010 11:25:17 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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What a bunch of weenies! Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me! Get over it dumacrats!


43 posted on 03/21/2010 11:26:05 AM PDT by Cricket24 (Conservatives Only...NO RINO'S!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Did anybody record the evidence? If Repubs “F” this up I’m done with them forever and our Nation is Socialist.


44 posted on 03/21/2010 11:26:32 AM PDT by dps.inspect
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

What is racist are the liberal policies that continue to reward bad behavior in minorities, that keep minorities dependent on the rich white racist and uncle Tom Democrats while feeding them the lie that it’s all whitey’s fault.


45 posted on 03/21/2010 11:28:19 AM PDT by Force of Truth (Yes political conservatives are libertarians. They want to have their rights and eat them too.)
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When the excrement hits the fan you can count on the R’s to try to quell things down... With legitimacy a new REVOLUTION has begun, a REVOLUTION to uphold the constitution, and the f’ing R’s will say, “now put down your grievances and pitchforks and go home, we’ll take care of it...” and we wind up further down the road to BIG F’ING BROTHER. Obama is all about the Hope of Audacity and the R’s are all about pissing themselves.


46 posted on 03/21/2010 11:35:37 AM PDT by dps.inspect
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You can always count on the Stupid Party to take the bait and carrying the Left's water

Yup. The whole thing was staged.

Just why were a bunch of black Congressmen traipsing through the crowd with the cameras conveniently focused on them?

We all know why.

It's a set from the get, and clueless clowns like Boehner just roll over.

47 posted on 03/21/2010 11:41:18 AM PDT by Regulator (Welcome to Zimbabwe! Now hand over your property....)
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To: USNBandit
You got it!!

Guys like John Lewis been doin' the hustle for 50 years now

48 posted on 03/21/2010 11:42:15 AM PDT by Regulator (Welcome to Zimbabwe! Now hand over your property....)
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To: Marty62
They probably are smart enough to know that the allegations were invented, but they are afraid of being called racists if they doubt the word of a civil rights icon like John Lewis.

The Rats are going back to their playbook from last summer, since the media went along with it then too.

49 posted on 03/21/2010 11:44:20 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

True, but one quesion to the inquirer would be ...do you have PROOF. May I see the video.


50 posted on 03/21/2010 11:45:53 AM PDT by Marty62 ( Marty60)
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