Skip to comments.Drowning out the hate hustlers: Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck cannot steal America's soul
Posted on 08/30/2010 7:30:51 PM PDT by pissant
Now that irresponsible opportunists have brought many of the misled to Washington, we can begin to contemplate what makes bigotry so appealing. Surely, being able to exclude is one of the great joys of the species because it can give a grand identity to the average person.
That identity as one of the elect made the red glow in Southern white necks. They felt part of a civilization in which they were looked down upon until they put on their costumes, screamed loudly at mob gatherings and committed acts of violence.
While bigotry is as American as apple pie, its shelf life is now rather short. The easily dismissed lies that Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich have used to fire up the true believers will not work. After race-baiting as clearly as they could on the issue of a proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero, all of them have attempted to "clarify" what they actually meant.
The reason that opportunists from the right have had to tread carefully is that nobody today desires to be called a racist. And so they've reframed their Islamophobia as an issue of constitutional rights. This is a variation on the purportedly genteel Southern racists who claimed that the real issue during the civil rights movement was not ethnic exclusion, but the rights of states.
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The minority communities you purport to speak for, like the 3000 Dept of Education employees at Rev. Al's rally, will be much better off following bitter race pimp hustlers like Al, Jesse, Jeremiah, and Obama, than to work with their white fellow citizens to finally reach that colorblind society.
In fact, a colorblind society would most certainly NOT be in the race pimps' best interests. There will be no need for such shakedown artists disguised as reverends. In fact, newspapers would likely get rid of such illiterate, deadwood, 'blame whitey' editorialists such as yourself, Stanley.
Yawn. Another non-article of utter lunacy. Remind me again why we bother to post this kind of garbage?
The view from one man’s ceiling. . .
What a fact twisting, Leftist fraud.
Look at all these redneck racist bigots Beck had on stage! Oh, wait a minute. Wrong photo.
Good points pissant. The article is a joke, but your comments are worth reading :).
Beck didn’t trash Democrats. He lifted up Christ.
Blacks and Hispanics joined him to do so.
This imbecile refers to this as hate hustling.
Wow, isn’t this some kind of new record even for the Left?
I love watching Liberals heads explode. They know they are dead meat in November so they are just milking it for however much time they have left. Funny how liberals talk about souls when THEY are the ones who don’t have any
This guy’s a real piece of work. Never heard of him before, but nice of a big city daily to give a forum for this jackass:
Crouch was fired from JazzTimes following his controversial article “Putting the White Man in Charge”, in which he asserted that white critics elevate white jazz musicians beyond their abilities.
Crouch has reacted violently to critics and detractors. At the First Annual Jazz Awards, Crouch was invited to present an award. While reading the nominees, he made disparaging comments about two of them: trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Matthew Shipp. After the show, jazz critic Howard Mandel, who was chiefly responsible for creating and organizing the Jazz Awards, confronted Crouch about his earlier comments. After a short argument, Crouch punched Mandel and then was confronted by Shipp, who called Crouch “an Uncle Tom and a fucking loser”. However, the two were quickly separated and a brawl was avoided.
A genuine hate group , Muslims, gets a pass from this bunch. Not only that but leftist lies and disinformation makes these wackos actually commit crimes. Pamala Geller of Atlas Shrugs is now getting death threats thanks to leftist spin. We know who the REAL beaters of the HATE drums are.
America haters like Stanley Crotch are losing their grip on reality and everything else. Crying in their Starbucks isn’t going to help. America is rising.
That’s all the lib-left-loonies have remaining in their arsenal of “weapons”...their hate.
They have no other defense against the truth.
I am so sick and tired of the worn out, befuddled, irrational, spittle-laden, bulging-eyed, hypocritical ravings from the left, that I can hardly even make out what they’re saying anymore.
It’s clear to me that we’ve gotten nowhere with the 25% of the country that is incorrigibly left-wing, and I don’t see us ever getting these nutjobs to see our viewpoint on America.
They’re dyed-in-the-wool traitors to the Founding Principles of this country, and will continue to work tirelessly to tear down what our people have built over these last two centuries, no matter what the patriotic majority of Americans do. They are irredeemable.
Can’t we just declare war on them, and get it over with?
There is so much wrong, how do you start?
“Drowning out the hate hustlers:”
Please explain what these people said that is “hate” (”hatred” to you, grammar moron).
“That identity as one of the elect made the red glow in Southern white necks. They felt part of a civilization in which they were looked down upon until they put on their costumes, screamed loudly at mob gatherings and committed acts of violence.”
What is this? 1st, you’re targeting “southerners” (is that an act of hatred and bigotry?), then you’re talking about what? Veiled comments about KKK - and of course the southerners are all KKK. Bastard.
“While bigotry is as American as apple pie”
OOOh, I know; liberals hate America. Only they would say something that makes it seem only Americans are bigots or capable of it.
“...nobody today desires to be called a racist. And so they’ve reframed their Islamophobia as an issue of constitutional rights.”
Last time I checked, Islam wasn’t a race.
“This is a variation on the purportedly genteel Southern racists who claimed that the real issue during the civil rights movement was not ethnic exclusion, but the rights of states.”
There he goes again, picking on 1 of the only 2 groups that can ever be attacked (their platitudes of “diversity” & “tolerance” notwithstanding). Never mind the ignorance on states’ rights.
Certainly no one needs to worry about anyone stealing a liberal’s soul.
I’m thinking half a million people says Beck and Palin are tapped right into America’s soul. I really do think leftists are born brain-damaged.
If I was the publisher, I would be embarrassed to print that crap. It isn’t a column, it’s a screed.
Its best to ignore the tantrums of toddlers.
In this case its best to ignore it but don’t turn your back on it.
Stanley, I’m not anti-black, I’m anti-clown. You, sir, are a clown.
The only thing I can think of is this: They never STOPPED taking drugs did they? They were snorting up LSD in the 60’s and they never stopped. It’s the only logical explanation.
Not another article about Al Sharpton?! I think I'll pass.
If you are truly NOT a racist, and have NOT ever been called a racist for standing up for what you believe, AND opposing the lies of the left, you are doing something wrong.
Being called a racist..............not the end of the world!
Democratic Party = KKK. That’s fact! Learn history.
Its called digging one’s own grave even deeper.
“Cant we just declare war on them, and get it over with?”
I hate to say I so agree with you.
However, I’ve always proposed a foreign-exchange program. We exchange those who HATE America here for those in foreign countries who WANT to be here (no, not Moslems who want to come to blow us up). I’d much rather have the good people from Africa, e.g., than our home-grown welfare queens and shirkers who do nothing but whine and complain and rail against Evil White America.
Wait, that’s Timothy McVeigh with the short buzzcut in the foreground, isn’t it?
It’s hard to get worked up over the rantings of a race hustler like Crouch. Crouch is a piece of hate peddling human excrement but only in degree of bombast and ill temper is he any different than the base of Democratic party.
That’s for sure.
Here's a guarantee for you. If you ever use racist language again here on Free Republic, you'll not only learn how intolerant we are of racist speech but you'll also learn the meaning of the words "lost posting privileges."
I find it ironic that they’re warning us about stereotypes by stereotyping the people they disagree with.
I find it ironic that they’re warning us about racial prejudice by using racial prejudice.
But I guess I’m just not cultured enough to understand...
Speaking of exploding liberal heads. Did anyone catch Hannity tonight? Bob Beckel looked like he was attending a funeral! OMG! He had “DEFEAT” written all over his face. Since I had the sound turned down pretty far because I’m on line, I couldn’t tell, but it seemed like he barely contributed anything, like he was only there to fulfill his contract and that was it.
> “Now that irresponsible opportunists have brought many of the misled to Washington” <
Yeah, like the race hustling and poverty pimps Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton.
Doh! #27 was meant for OP. My apologies.
The trouble is, the libs wouldn't go, if you paid them to.
In their blackened little hearts, they know damn well they're lying about America. They know that this is the best place on earth to live your life, although you'll never get them to admit that.
No, what the libs want is to have their cake and eat it too. They've got zero honor or integrity about it. They want you and I to pay for their Socialist Utopia, because all of the other wonderful Socialist countries are broken failures.
Do they want to live under real Marxism, or Communism (as they claim?) HELL NO! They much prefer the status quo of living in an advanced and affluent country, with constitutionally protected rights - all the while protesting the wrongness of our system, to squeeze dollars out of the productive class.
Or these guys.
He looked calm for once in his life. I was even able to tolerate him because usually I want to throw stuff at the TV when I see his annoying face, but tonight, WOW, either he knows it’s over for the Dems or he was heavily sedated
There are a whole lot more than half a million who are making that observation.
He even admitted the liberals made a mistake with social programs, and said something had to be done about the massive government dependency problem! I couldn't believe my ears. My husband said "What did he just say?" I backed it up and listened to it three times. Yep. That's what he said.
Smearing people you don't like as bigots and racists is no longer an automatic win.
Exactly where to these bottom-feeding scumsuckers like Crouch come from? Are they natural born or they rejected suppositories?
In my family, two of us brothers are conservative/Republican. The other two are progressive/Democrat.
I quit using street drugs at 18, and my Republican brother never used drugs.
Guess which two still regularly partake?
This article cracks me up. The title alone tells me how afraid and desperate the left is becoming.
The author is afraid.
He is worried that people are waking up to reclaim their soul. That is exactly what Beck’s rally was about.
Restoring Honor. Restoring the American soul.
This moron is worried because it is the left-wing that tries to steal souls for their cause. It is the progressive movement that preaches giving up your soul for their perverted cause of anti-Life, anti-God, anti-America and anti-morality.
Conservatism preaches that the individual soul is to be cherished and protected. Life is to be cherished and protected. Morality and the Will of the People is to be cherished and protected.
The left-wing is worried that Natural law may once again triumph over their perverted and corrupt dictate against it.
Stanley Crouch=Ignant Poverty Pimp
Was there one person in all of America that was told they couldn't come?
Seems like, over the years, there have been a lot "black" marches - name one that was a 'white march."
If anyone was "excluded," it was by self exclusion.
Crouch was fired from JazzTimes following his controversial article Putting the White Man in Charge, in which he asserted that white critics elevate white jazz musicians beyond their abilities.
Mr. Crouch MUST be totally kidding about this. During the height of popularity of jazz in the first half of the 20th Century, two names are always mentioned as the most famous of jazz musicians: Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. No white jazz musician in those days came close to being associated with jazz music as these two I mentioned.