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NAACP Head Ben Jealous: American Revolution 'Wasn't Good for Nobody'
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 07/13/2010 11:33:55 AM PDT by kristinn

In remarks ignored by the national media, Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), attacked the American Revolution as "not good for nobody" in a speech last night at the NAACP's 101st annual convention being held in Kanasas City.

Jealous also criticized the Tea Party movement and Sarah Palin in his speech.

Jealous' comments were not reported by the national media, but they were reported (in text and by video) by KMBC-TV in Kansas City.

"Expel the bigots and racists in your ranks or take full responsibility for for all of their actions."

"...We will no longer allow you to hide like cowards behind signs that say 'Lynch Our President' or anyone else."

"Sarah Palin says, 'Let's party like it's 1776.' My white daddy would say be careful what you wish for because the 18th century, Sarah, wasn't good for nobody, even folks like you."

The NAACP is scheduled to vote today on a resolution accusing the Tea Party of being led by "hardcore white supremacists".

Rush Limbaugh played a clip of Jealous saying that Tea Party protesters carried signs saying "lynch Barack Hussein Obama and lynch Eric Holder."


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benjealous; blackfascism; democrats; naacp; obama; sarahpalin; teaparty
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1 posted on 07/13/2010 11:33:59 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.


2 posted on 07/13/2010 11:36:19 AM PDT by ILS21R (A 200 year supply of oil... in Alaska....right now)
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To: kristinn

He must be on some good drugs.


3 posted on 07/13/2010 11:36:26 AM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: kristinn
"...We will no longer allow you to hide like cowards behind signs that say 'Lynch Our President' or anyone else."

Yo Jealous, Hike up your man panties and prove your claims or STFU.
4 posted on 07/13/2010 11:37:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kristinn

What a wordsmith. Shakespeare beware!


5 posted on 07/13/2010 11:37:11 AM PDT by Hans
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To: kristinn
"Expel the bigots and racists in your ranks or take full responsibility for for all of their actions."

You first, moron.
You can start with Obama, Holder, Jackson, Sharpton, Fahracan...

6 posted on 07/13/2010 11:39:00 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: grobdriver

Meanwhile the media is waiting with baited breath for the “resolution” from the NAACP as if it were a supreme court decision.


7 posted on 07/13/2010 11:40:56 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kristinn

Jealous was elected by the NAACP National Board of Directors in a 34-21 vote. CNN reported that “no one clapped or celebrated,” according to one board member after the meeting.[1] According to CNN, Jealous was the only finalist presented by the search committee to the full board for consideration despite there being other qualified candidates. Although some board members wanted to examine two others whom the search committee identified as finalists, Jealous’s supporters, including Chairman Julian Bond, prevented their presentation to the board.[1]

From his Wikipedia entry.


8 posted on 07/13/2010 11:41:00 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Is this guys’ name really “Ben Jealous” or is somebody just having fun here?


9 posted on 07/13/2010 11:42:08 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: kristinn

Spewing crap from the late Howard Zinn.


10 posted on 07/13/2010 11:42:08 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO! I salute you with the soles of my shoes!)
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To: kristinn
Well, abolition would have come 29 years early, I guess.

I'm not sure why independence wasn't any good for the other 82% of the population.

11 posted on 07/13/2010 11:42:53 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Fred Hayek

I’m sure they’d all be better off in Africa today...


12 posted on 07/13/2010 11:43:20 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: kristinn

Without separating from Britain slavery would have still been mandatory in the colonies. One of the reasons why we wanted to leave, King Goerge refused to allow the colonies to end slavery - as long as they were under British rule the colonies would have slaves, he decreed.


13 posted on 07/13/2010 11:44:03 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: kristinn
"not good for nobody"

Which means "good for everybody!" Oh, wait... ebonics.

14 posted on 07/13/2010 11:44:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: kristinn
"Rush Limbaugh played a clip of Jealous saying that Tea Party protesters carried signs saying "lynch Barack Hussein Obama and lynch Eric Holder." "

Why hasn't anyone, but Jealous, seen that sign.

You know that's BS, because every obamabot reporter and civil rights group in the country would have been all over it, and holder would be filing "hate crimes" against the person carrying it.

These chia pets made up the "N-word" allegations during the Washington TEA party, but never could claim the $100,000 prize offered by Breitbart for proof...and now comes another frivilous "racist sighting"...these are getting as common as Big Foot sightings...no proof there either.

IT DOESN'T MATTER IF THE NAACP, NBPP, OR ANY OTHER RACE-BASED GROUP THINKS THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT IS LED BY RACISTS, WE'RE COMING ANYWAY IN PEACE, TO PROTEST TAXATION.

Because they "think it" and "say it" doesn't make it true. The ONLY problem at any TEA party gathering has been from the SEIU thugs and leftists.

The obamabots need so desperatly to make the TEA party movement about race; but it wouldn't matter, we're like the Everready bunny and we'll keep on coming whenever, and whereever we like. The same document that gives the NAACP, et al, freedom and civil rights, gives us FREEDOM OF SPEECH and FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY.

taxes stupid


15 posted on 07/13/2010 11:45:02 AM PDT by FrankR (When we don't stand up to tyranny, the tyrants WIN.)
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To: kristinn

“Wasn’t good for Nobody.”

The double negative - does he intend then to say then that everybody was, in fact, positively affected?

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.....


16 posted on 07/13/2010 11:45:38 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: kristinn
"The NAACP is scheduled to vote today on a resolution accusing the Tea Party of being led by "hardcore white supremacists".

When all else fails, play the race card.
17 posted on 07/13/2010 11:46:54 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (Will work for ammo)
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To: kristinn

Wow, that’s a whole lotta projection there, Mr. Jealous.


18 posted on 07/13/2010 11:47:11 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: kristinn

At one time, the NAACP was an honorable organization. Now it’s degenerated into a pit of race pimps. Like Jesse Jackson, NAACP’s leaders spew meaningless, garbled crap just to get noticed.


19 posted on 07/13/2010 11:48:35 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: kristinn
. . .attacked the American Revolution as "not good for nobody" in a speech last night at the NAACP's 101st annual convention being held in Kanasas City.

Ben Jealous is a very appropriate name for this idiot.

20 posted on 07/13/2010 11:49:34 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: kristinn

How many whites lead the NAACP?


21 posted on 07/13/2010 11:49:56 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: kristinn
Apparently, he's "Ben Jealous" all his life. (rimshot) Okay: cheap joke.

The serious part is that statements like his have been piling up in recent days form the Left, as their true agenda increasingly comes out of the closet and into the streets. Progressives believe that America is fatally flawed, was illegitimately founded, and what's more: they detest our Constitution. They wish to remake the country in an image more accommodating of their collectivist ideology and secular faith.

22 posted on 07/13/2010 11:50:22 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: kristinn
"lynch Barack Hussein Obama and lynch Eric Holder."

And I'm just SURE, the patriotic Americans they are, they decried eight years of signs saying "Kill Bush"

23 posted on 07/13/2010 11:50:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: kristinn

Liberals would have supported the British if it was 1776 all over again.


24 posted on 07/13/2010 11:52:20 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Pikachu_Dad
NAACP = National Association As-sine Cr*p Peddlers.
25 posted on 07/13/2010 11:53:01 AM PDT by 1776 Reborn
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To: kristinn

Be careful: he used a double negative:

‘wasn’t good for nobody’

= ‘was good for somebody’


26 posted on 07/13/2010 11:54:34 AM PDT by Jack Wilson
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To: kristinn

It was the “self-evident” concepts codified in the Declaration of Independence that led to the death of an institution thousands of years old in the Western World.

Within a hundred years..the Civil War settled the issue of slavery once and for all ...and without the American Revolution, would not have happened.

Stupid fool.


27 posted on 07/13/2010 11:55:07 AM PDT by mo
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"The NAACP is scheduled to vote today on a resolution accusing the Tea Party of being led by "hardcore white supremacists"."

Here's some of 'em:


28 posted on 07/13/2010 11:55:22 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (BP was founder of Cap & Trade Lobby and is linked to John Podesta, The Apollo Alliance and Obama)
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To: nascarnation

Ben Lyin was already taken aling with Ben Dover.


29 posted on 07/13/2010 11:55:23 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (drain the swamp! ( then napalm it and pave it over ))
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To: ILS21R

American Revolution ‘Wasn’t Good for Nobody’

Africans suffered more, worse and longer than any other humans on the face of the earth from the evils of colonialism. (They still suffer the after affects in some places)

Americans threw off British colonial authority nearly unaided, at tremendous human/material expense and against nearly insurmountable odds… AND they did it for themselves and for all who ever live here.

Our revolution ‘wasn’t good for nobody’… how????

What a MORON!!!


30 posted on 07/13/2010 11:59:01 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: kristinn
Let's identify just who BEN JEALOUS really is.

So.
How many of their goals AREN'T achieved yet?
31 posted on 07/13/2010 12:04:33 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die.)
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To: ScottinVA

Booker T Washington saw this coming. Hucksters looking to keep re-opening old wounds, keeping the grievances, a doctor not wanting the patient to be cured. He saw the race hustlers and the poverty pimps on the horizon, even if they were decades after his passing.


32 posted on 07/13/2010 12:05:47 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO! I salute you with the soles of my shoes!)
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To: All

Where’s the signs that say:
HEY MSMEDIA,
IF YOU’RE
LOOKING FOR
RACISM, GO
TO CHURCH
WITH OBAMA!


33 posted on 07/13/2010 12:06:57 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: kristinn
Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and Eric Holder have succeeded in emboldening a segment of the black population to "speak their minds". As a result, their ignorance and hateful black racism is in full display.

This will be an interesting dynamic to watch as the elections approach. While it may help spur minority turnout, it is hard to see how this helps the Democrats overall.

34 posted on 07/13/2010 12:07:41 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: andy58-in-nh
All you need to know about Ben Jealous.

Van Jones' Leadership on Green Jobs is Helping America Thrive (change.org blog by Ben Jealous)

He seems to have a lot of mutual comrades with Obozo and the wookie.

Changemaker's network of leftard nutcases
35 posted on 07/13/2010 12:07:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kristinn

They are working their troops up to jihad, slowly but surely. I don’t know what they expect to gain but I reckon we’ll find out.


36 posted on 07/13/2010 12:13:57 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Ah, Julian Bond. That explains SO much to those of us who are old enough to remember what a handsome, young communist he was back in the day. MLK never saw it coming or refused to admit it, but the handsome Mr. Bond brought a great deal of woe to the icon of my youth. That’s Bond, J. Bond.


37 posted on 07/13/2010 12:14:42 PM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: kristinn; abb; TommyDale; Protect the Bill of Rights
Flashback (2006):


38 posted on 07/13/2010 12:15:59 PM PDT by maggief
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for the links. I see Ben thinks that “Van Jones is an American treasure”. There is an obvious retort to that comment, but I would not wish to be accused of being a racist.


39 posted on 07/13/2010 12:17:00 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Established in 1909-1910, NAACP leadership was non-black until 1975.


40 posted on 07/13/2010 12:17:08 PM PDT by KingLudd
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Jealous’s supporters, including Chairman Julian Bond

Julian Bond first came to prominence as an opponent of the Vietnam War, doing the bidding of the white Soviet slave masters.

41 posted on 07/13/2010 12:17:52 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: ScottinVA

After reading his bio on Wikipedia I think he was just talking “down” to those with less education; not very nice. How will they improve themselves, whoever “they” is. :}


42 posted on 07/13/2010 12:19:09 PM PDT by BilLies
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To: kristinn

“Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), “

What a clown! Jealous is exactly what liberls are.


43 posted on 07/13/2010 12:20:56 PM PDT by CodeToad ("Idiocracy" is not just a movie.)
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To: kristinn

“wasn’t good for nobody”

Seems neither was our tax money to send that ignorant fool to school.


44 posted on 07/13/2010 12:21:52 PM PDT by CodeToad ("Idiocracy" is not just a movie.)
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To: kristinn
While you're at it, Ben, don't forget a resolution condemning all those "uncle toms" in Africa who are so opposed to homosexuality. Obviously they can't be "real" Blacks; this is almost certainly the work of racist hillbillies!

I suggest you start with Robert Mugabe. He's a real homophobic "Oreo."

45 posted on 07/13/2010 12:22:52 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (HaShem 'Eloqeykhem hirbah 'etkhem; vehinnekhem hayom kekhoshevey HaShamayim larov.)
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To: kristinn
An example that the title of "President and CEO" is no indicator of intelligence or capability. It is just a title. Like putting lipstick on a pig, it fools nobody who is really looking for substance.
46 posted on 07/13/2010 12:23:31 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Yosemitest

I’ve been using that list on a daily basis.


47 posted on 07/13/2010 12:27:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: PGR88

In this case it would be “A waste is a terible thing to think it has a mind”


48 posted on 07/13/2010 12:29:28 PM PDT by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

Remember the time he (uncomfortably) hosted SNL?


49 posted on 07/13/2010 12:31:32 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Matchett-PI
Here's some of 'em:

Here is another one, Charles Payne of FBN, speaking to a cheering crowd at the Morristown, NJ TP on July 3, 2010.

Charles Payne

Feel free to use the link: http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae252/fr987654/_DGO8289_2.jpg

50 posted on 07/13/2010 12:31:50 PM PDT by zzeeman (Existence exists.)
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