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Conserv. Black Repub. Congressional Candidate Thrown Out Of CF Dinner Because Big Donor Dems Object!
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Posted on 07/21/2010 12:56:28 PM PDT by MindBender26

Conservative Black Republican Congressional Candidate Thrown Out Of Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser Because Big Donor Dems Object

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You would think it couldn’t happen in America but it has. Retired Army Lt. Colonel Allen West is a conservative Black Republican. He was to be honored at an upcoming Cystic Fibrosis Fundraising Dinner in Florida, but the invitation was withdrawn because of pressure from liberal Dems who also support the Foundation.

Allen is running, (and running well) for the Congressional seat now held by far-left Democrat Ron Klein. The district, Florida 22, covers the east coast of Florida from Fort Lauderdale to north of Palm Beach. It is NOT a “Minority-Majority” Black district. Allen is a well-honored vet of the Gulf and a school teacher as well. His wife Angela has her doctorate. They are an incredible American success story.

The South Florida Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Society picked Allen and his wife to honor at their upcoming fundraising gala dinner. They were to be named one of “South Florida Finest Couples” at the Gala. In the process, Allen committed to raise $10,000 for the Foundation.

Everything was fine until two big time Dems who are supporters of the Foundation heard that Allen and Angela were to be honored. They threatened to cancel their support of the Foundation if Allen and Angela were allowed to attend and be honored. There is currently no proof that Dem Congressman Ron Klein approved the threats, but his fingerprints seem to be all over this. Many people think it is certainly a tactic that Klein and the Obama wing of the Democrat Party would certainly stoop so low as to use.

We do have the names of the rich Dem who made the threats, and an email trail, so this is far from finished.

The bottom line is that 12:10 today, Ms Chris Landshut, the well-paid Executive Director of the South Florida CF Chapter called Allen and “politely” asked of she could withdraw the Society’s invitation to Allen and Angela.

Because the Cystic Fibrosis Society was afraid of losing big donors, a Conservative Black American and his wife were NOT kicked to the back of the bus. They were kicked OFF the bus.

This may go very big. South Florida media is beginning to work the story and I would not be surprised if it quickly went national on Talk Radio.

I spend 30+ years in TV news. This is one of the lowest stunts I have seen yet.

More when I know it.


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1 posted on 07/21/2010 12:56:31 PM PDT by MindBender26
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To: MindBender26
Most of these “Mainstream” “Charities” are nothing more than vehicles to raise(extort) money from gullible “celebrities” and an even MORE gullible “Public”.
2 posted on 07/21/2010 12:59:20 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: MindBender26

Fascists.


3 posted on 07/21/2010 12:59:48 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (Why won't those knuckle-dragging tea-bagging right-wing bastards just negotiate with me?)
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To: MindBender26

If this happened to Colin Powell, do you think the MSM would have any problem calling this racially motivated?


4 posted on 07/21/2010 12:59:58 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: MindBender26

Allen West is a powerful voice for conservative America.

The foundation should be ashamed of themselves for letting politics decide who can donate or who can be honored.


5 posted on 07/21/2010 1:00:09 PM PDT by EBH (Our First Right...."it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it,")
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To: MindBender26

Damn racist bastards!


6 posted on 07/21/2010 1:00:18 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: MindBender26
Members of credentialed media are invited to FReepmail me for names and phone numbers of the Dems who did this. I will not post them in compliance with FR rules.
7 posted on 07/21/2010 1:00:34 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: MindBender26

This will be the lead story on ABCNNBCBS tonight, I’m sure.


8 posted on 07/21/2010 1:01:36 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Actually, I doubt that this is racist. It’s probably just political - the dems don’t want to see a conservative get any accolades.


9 posted on 07/21/2010 1:02:56 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: MindBender26

Hmmm, interesting. I wonder if he was disinvited because he is conservative or because he is black? With democrats you never know.


10 posted on 07/21/2010 1:02:56 PM PDT by McGavin999 (I'm sorry, your race card is overdrawn and no further charges can be accepted)
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To: MindBender26

Racism!

It is because he was Black and not in the right party!

Call these people Racists! They continue to call us Racists but look what they do!

I am sick of this.

I am calling these people and saying it to their face.


11 posted on 07/21/2010 1:03:08 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MindBender26

This makes me so mad. Maybe we need to contact the charity as well. My guess would be that they wouldnt make 3/4 of the money without us. grrrr


12 posted on 07/21/2010 1:03:25 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: MindBender26

Big Medical connections - probably love Obamacare.

However, if Obamacare cures all disease and pestilence - there will be no need for all those Disease Specific Charities.

The treatment of Col. West and his wife is disgusting. There should be repercussions.


13 posted on 07/21/2010 1:03:48 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: MindBender26

You should be sending them to Breitbart, Beck, Limbaugh and any other friendlies who should know.


14 posted on 07/21/2010 1:04:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MindBender26

Since I live out here, this doesn’t surprise me in the least. I will be interested in hearing more about this, however. Why are liberals so, intolerant?


15 posted on 07/21/2010 1:04:15 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: MindBender26

>> Because Big Donor Dems Object

Racist bastards.


16 posted on 07/21/2010 1:06:04 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Oh, guess you’re right. Technically, it would only be racism if it were a black “liberal” that was tossed out. Then the NAACP and MSM would be hollering, “RACISM!!”


17 posted on 07/21/2010 1:07:30 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: MindBender26

http://www.cff.org/Chapters/ftlauderdale/

Ed Markey!!!!!!


18 posted on 07/21/2010 1:09:44 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: MindBender26

Whether it was a racist thing or a conservative thing the instigators of this should be skewered in the media, let’s hope they’ve got the guts to do it.


19 posted on 07/21/2010 1:09:44 PM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: MindBender26

All I got was voice mail, but they have already have a person setup to get the voice mails for this specific issue.


20 posted on 07/21/2010 1:10:28 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MindBender26

Liberals accuse conservatives of wanting to control their choices but over and over again it is the liberals who interfere and turn non-political events into political ones.

This was a fundraiser for a charity. Does everything have to be viewed through political glasses?


21 posted on 07/21/2010 1:10:50 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (If I weren't afraid of the feds, I would refer to Obama as our "undocumented POTUS")
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To: dila813

do you have a number for the charity?


22 posted on 07/21/2010 1:11:10 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: MindBender26
Did you get this to Glen Beck and Hannity ???? Forget O'Reilly his become a apparatchik
23 posted on 07/21/2010 1:12:35 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: GoCards

(954)739-5007


24 posted on 07/21/2010 1:15:22 PM PDT by Mike Evers
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To: Robe

Yup


25 posted on 07/21/2010 1:16:14 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: MindBender26
Sounds like a good reason to send Allen West another $20!

Allen West

Best Congressional candidate in 2010, if ya ask me.

26 posted on 07/21/2010 1:16:33 PM PDT by Falcon28 (Allen West - 2012)
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To: MindBender26

We need names for the “donors”...faces would be even better.


27 posted on 07/21/2010 1:16:44 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: GoCards

1-954-739-5006


28 posted on 07/21/2010 1:16:48 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Mears

bfl


29 posted on 07/21/2010 1:18:01 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Robe

I sent this to the Fox Newsroom


30 posted on 07/21/2010 1:18:12 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Izzy Dunne
Actually, I doubt that this is racist. It’s probably just political - the dems don’t want to see a conservative get any accolades.

Sauce for the goose, sauce for the gander. It is way past time we started punching back, and giving as good as we get.

31 posted on 07/21/2010 1:18:18 PM PDT by surely_you_jest
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To: dila813

Thank you. I have made my call. They wanted to pass me on to an answering machine. Well needless to say I won and she listened. lol


32 posted on 07/21/2010 1:18:29 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Earthdweller

Know what you mean, but FR rules prohibit.


33 posted on 07/21/2010 1:19:27 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: Falcon28

He is the most passionate candidate have heard, when he talks I can feel it!


34 posted on 07/21/2010 1:20:01 PM PDT by dila813
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To: dila813

WTG !


35 posted on 07/21/2010 1:20:47 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: GoCards

I told her prior to being transferred too. Her voice was shaky, I think she was shocked to hear her group did what is described.


36 posted on 07/21/2010 1:21:18 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MindBender26

Tit for tat time. Rich conservative donors need to rub liberal noses in the same excrement. And we all need to boycott the CF charity over this.


37 posted on 07/21/2010 1:24:37 PM PDT by sourcery (Let's not use the word 'terrorist.' Instead, let's use 'Islamic Supremacist')
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To: MindBender26

I have had it, when I saw this story all I can think about was these smug liberal donors saying to themselves that they can do any anything they want to discriminate against Blacks that stray from the Party and it isn’t racism.

It is like I heard them say “You Uncle Tom Sell-out, Get back to the end of the line like the rest of the Good Blacks.”

I blew a gasket.


38 posted on 07/21/2010 1:25:51 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MindBender26
Disgusting actions on the part of the libs. This is a charity for crying out loud. Check your politics at the door.

Of course. libs can't do that. Liberal politics trumps everything else for them.

39 posted on 07/21/2010 1:32:55 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: MindBender26

Certainly any donor to a charity has the right to withold further donations if they come to believe the charity is not worthy anymore. The real story here is that the dem donors are obviously not donating because of genuine compassion for those suffering cistic fibrosis, they are donating for some other reason. Otherwise they wouldn’t give a rip about about Allen West receiving an honor from the foundation, in fact, they would be HAPPY that he also supports the foundation.


40 posted on 07/21/2010 1:37:55 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (In the White House the mighty White House the Liar sleeps tonight.............)
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To: HerrBlucher

That’s right!


41 posted on 07/21/2010 1:40:33 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MEGoody

That is why I am calling the Charity, they should have told them to stuff it. We honor all our donors.


42 posted on 07/21/2010 1:41:56 PM PDT by dila813
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To: MindBender26

ping.


43 posted on 07/21/2010 1:44:22 PM PDT by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: MindBender26

When is this event? I don’t see it on LTC West’s schedule for Jul or Aug.


44 posted on 07/21/2010 1:58:48 PM PDT by shove_it (and have a nice day.)
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To: MindBender26; Joe Brower

Florida ping


45 posted on 07/21/2010 2:03:38 PM PDT by shove_it (and have a nice day.)
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To: EBH

>The foundation should be ashamed of themselves for letting politics decide who can donate or who can be honored.<

It just adds strength and weight to the phrase; “Follow the money.”


46 posted on 07/21/2010 2:04:20 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Remember, guys, the enemy is to the left and the middle.)
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To: MindBender26

Please ping me when you find out more. I want to help with a phone campaign to get whoever directed this kind of discrimination at this charity fired. We can’t let something like this stand.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!


47 posted on 07/21/2010 2:05:44 PM PDT by penelopesire ("Did you plug the hole yet daddy?")
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To: McGavin999
Hmmm, interesting. I wonder if he was disinvited because he is conservative or because he is black? With democrats you never know.

They would tolerate a Republican Donor, they would tolerate a conservative donor, they will tolerate a black donor. They will not tolerate a Conservative Republican Black Man running for political office.

Yes this was racial!!!!!!!!!

48 posted on 07/21/2010 2:10:00 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, Iconoclast: THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR.)
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To: Truth is a Weapon
Does everything have to be viewed through political glasses?

For libs it does. They hate us that much

49 posted on 07/21/2010 2:10:36 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: MindBender26

We should each send 20 bucks to the charity in Col West’s name....and another 20 to his campaign


50 posted on 07/21/2010 2:12:09 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig
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