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Martin Luther King's Daughter: 'Lincoln Remembered for Signing the Declaration of Independence'
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/08/28/martin-luther-kings-daughter-lincoln-remembered-signing-declaration-i#comment-1552294 ^

Posted on 08/28/2011 3:28:41 PM PDT by chessplayer

At a ceremony to honor the opening of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in our nation's capital Friday, the late civil rights leader's daughter Bernice made an historical error that would evoke tremendous ridicule and derision if she were a conservative.

BERNICE KING: "But as I close, I close with the recognition that daddy is standing, Lincoln is seated. Lincoln remembered for signing the Declaration of Independence. Daddy being remembered as standing up for truth and standing up for justice and standing up for righteousness and standing up for peace and standing up for freedom. Daddy is now standing on the National Mall in our nation’s capital."


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Denigrates Lincoln,,,LINCOLN IS SEATED while MLK is standing tall. Of course the media won`t ridicule her,,,she is protected by her "skin of color."
1 posted on 08/28/2011 3:28:44 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Lincoln signed the Declaration? Who knew?


2 posted on 08/28/2011 3:30:41 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: chessplayer

Did she mention Daddy plagiarized his Doctoral thesis?


3 posted on 08/28/2011 3:31:03 PM PDT by Krankor
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Forget it, she’s rolling.


4 posted on 08/28/2011 3:31:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: chessplayer

Alveda appears to have gotten the bulk of the grey matter in the family.


5 posted on 08/28/2011 3:31:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

That is when there was only 53 states instead of 57.


6 posted on 08/28/2011 3:32:01 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: chessplayer

Alright now, folks. Let us not act like Liberals, but rather remain civil.


7 posted on 08/28/2011 3:33:30 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: chessplayer

Cue double facepalm. If Martin isn’t rolling in his grave, someone should do it for him.


8 posted on 08/28/2011 3:34:20 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Nachum
And it was also before our astronauts planted a flag on Mars.
9 posted on 08/28/2011 3:34:44 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: chessplayer

Lincoln twern’t one of her people.


10 posted on 08/28/2011 3:35:04 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: chessplayer

Sometimes apples fall, roll downhill and into drainage ditches....


11 posted on 08/28/2011 3:35:53 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: chessplayer

She’s right.
Joe Biden watched it on TV.


12 posted on 08/28/2011 3:36:37 PM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

I’m guessing she meant the Immancipation Declaration or whatever it was.


13 posted on 08/28/2011 3:38:48 PM PDT by 21twelve (Obama Recreating the New Deal: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts)
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To: chessplayer

Al Gore invented the ball point pen that Lincoln used to sign his name!


14 posted on 08/28/2011 3:39:42 PM PDT by albie
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To: chessplayer
WOT??

Put that one right in there with “the astronauts planting a flag on Mars.”

A dumb-ass is a dumb-ass is a dumb-ass.

15 posted on 08/28/2011 3:40:21 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! !)
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To: chessplayer

She jus a nuther igit who’s famous by association.....

Let her rant.... Very funny to keep such up front as icons of the left.


16 posted on 08/28/2011 3:40:26 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: chessplayer

This is why it’s so important to get a good edumucation.


17 posted on 08/28/2011 3:40:33 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: albie

Lincoln couldn’t have signed it online if it weren’t for Al Gore.


18 posted on 08/28/2011 3:41:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Don’t laugh. I’m sure that’s what she remembers him for.


19 posted on 08/28/2011 3:41:50 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Krankor

You ever read some of Marty’s quotes (sorry, I meant The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr’s) on our involvement in Vietnam? Wow! Talk about HATING America with all of one’s soul. Yet, the unholy, repulsive disease of leftism is so deep in our blood, I heard Mark Levin of all people say that the statue is “long overdue.” Where’s Madison’s statue on the Mall? Adams’ statue? I’ve heard dozens of callers to talk radio talk of how Marty “believed in the US cons, and capitalism, and freedom, etc. And would be (wait for it) rolling over in his grave at the antics of the civil rights movement today.” Sure he would. You know what he was doing, this great believer in capitalism, in Memphis when he died? Screeching for public unions that had gone on strike.


20 posted on 08/28/2011 3:45:56 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: chessplayer

Uh, maybe public schools taught by tenured union teachers?


21 posted on 08/28/2011 3:45:58 PM PDT by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: chessplayer
Denigrates Lincoln ...

The last name "Lincoln" hasn't provided her with a lifetime meal ticket in spite of a total lack of education or ability.

As a side note, given the way King betrayed his family, it's not really surprising that his legitimate achievements and aspirations mean nothing to most of them.

22 posted on 08/28/2011 3:48:31 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("True education is not an adjustment to the world, but a defense against the world.")
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To: chessplayer

Hey, everyone has gaps in their education. That free public education, is working for her. Today the gap closed just a little. The Democrats will always cover for their own. But we know better and we never forget! Come on 2012.


23 posted on 08/28/2011 3:50:24 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: chessplayer
Was she reading a prepared speech, or speaking extemporaneously?

If it was a prepared speech she had time to review and correct it.

24 posted on 08/28/2011 3:51:09 PM PDT by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: chessplayer

Lincoln was also born in a log cabin he built with his own hands.


25 posted on 08/28/2011 3:52:35 PM PDT by matt1234 (Irene: Obama's Category Zero Hurricane)
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To: chessplayer
After Lincoln signed the Declaration of Independence; he went to all 57 states to promote it.
26 posted on 08/28/2011 3:54:57 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: chessplayer

Yeah, it sounds stupid. Follow me around for a few hours and I’ll come up with real zingers, too. I just listened to the guy at KSFO tell me that unions were, in his opinion, a good deal for workers at the start of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Unfortunately, when you’re on the radio, you shout your mangled speech to the multitudes. When you’re making a big speech, it’s recorded, and you sometimes jumble words and thoughts. I’m really tired of this kind of shallow critique, frankly, esepcially after it was used to destroy G.W. Bush. Everyone stumbles over their words all the time. Moses had a speech impediment, if I remember correctly. Give it a rest.

However, the accumulated writings and speeches of a person are important. Themes, intellect, and ideology become clear. If your speech is studded with gross errors of fact time after time, if your ideas stated over and over are banal or based on beliefs that bear bad fruit, then by all means it deserves comment. Maybe King’s daughter is a buffoon. Maybe she’s a briliant young woman who had a cold and sleepless night before the speech. I’m giving her a break.


27 posted on 08/28/2011 3:57:01 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: chessplayer

The Black Democrats seem detached from reality,Very detached!


28 posted on 08/28/2011 3:59:16 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: redpoll

Which I just did, by the way. I was trying to make the point that the guy on the radio stated that unions were important in the 1810s and 1820s... which was not what he meant, but it is what he said. I figured out what he meant anyway. We’re all God’s children, and flawed at that.


29 posted on 08/28/2011 4:00:35 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: chessplayer
Linocln's father hadn't even been born when the Declaration was signed.
30 posted on 08/28/2011 4:00:34 PM PDT by Tea Party Hobbit (The RINOs lack all conviction, and the Dems are full of passionate intensity)
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To: chessplayer

An error of this magnitude by a public figure is almost unbelievable. The fact that it is not going to be reported, likewise.


31 posted on 08/28/2011 4:02:38 PM PDT by livius
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daughter Patti Davis made such a mistake?

A. Libtard Patti Davis would never say something nice about her father.

2. She would never show up to say anything.

iii. She's too busy supporting abortion and Sodomite rights.

32 posted on 08/28/2011 4:11:42 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Liz Cheney/Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: chessplayer

Probably thinks that Samson slew the Finkelsteins.


33 posted on 08/28/2011 4:13:13 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: redpoll
I’m giving her a break.

Exactly. I mean it's a mistake anyone could make. After all, the Declaration was signed, what, 19 (?) years before the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor, and quite conceivably, Lincoln could have been there if he didn't have to ride in an open limousine on that fateful day in Dallas. Maybe Bernice had to, excuse me, fart (now illegal in Afghanistan) and couldn't concentrate on the facts of history for a brief moment.

34 posted on 08/28/2011 4:15:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: chessplayer

Did Lincoln quit when the Germans attacked Pearl Harbor?


35 posted on 08/28/2011 4:15:51 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: chessplayer

Bet she will not be mocked by the liberal press like Michele Bachman was


36 posted on 08/28/2011 4:16:50 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: chessplayer

Lincoln signed THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.

I blame the lady’s boo-boo on the public schools, although when THIS lady was in grammar school they still taught a little bit.

The concept I’m sure that she was aiming at was freedom for the slaves, and what popped out when she spoke was the Declaration of INDEPENDENCE.


37 posted on 08/28/2011 4:17:48 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: chessplayer
Her daddy also stood for infidelity.
38 posted on 08/28/2011 4:18:37 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (I've been dipping into my jar full of Hope & Change just to buy gas!!)
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To: bmwcyle

39 posted on 08/28/2011 4:19:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: RnMomof7
Bet she will not be mocked by the liberal press like Michele Bachman was
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Or....Dan Quail for misspelling “potato”!

And....Do you remember the time Obama **repeatedly** said, “corpsemen”?

40 posted on 08/28/2011 4:19:48 PM PDT by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Tax-chick
As a side note, given the way King betrayed his family, it's not really surprising that his legitimate achievements and aspirations mean nothing to most of them.

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Hear! Hear!

Just another hate America commie.

41 posted on 08/28/2011 4:20:39 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: wintertime
I'm sure Saturday Night Live will have a ball with this remark...........Only if Sarah Palin spoke the words.
42 posted on 08/28/2011 4:21:22 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (I've been dipping into my jar full of Hope & Change just to buy gas!!)
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To: Revolting cat!

You were faster this time.


43 posted on 08/28/2011 4:22:21 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

>After Lincoln signed the Declaration of Independence; he went to all 57 states to promote it.<

U bastid, I almost threw up from that LOL


44 posted on 08/28/2011 4:22:57 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: redpoll
Even if she had gotten the reference right and associated President Lincoln with the Emancipation Proclamation, there remained a poorly veiled, dismissive insult in the phrasing of the standing/sitting comparison. If she had wanted to celebrate her fathers’ arrival into distinguished company, fine. But to denigrate others to elevate her father is without class.
45 posted on 08/28/2011 4:25:21 PM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: chessplayer

It’s a good thing she is judged not by the content of her mind, but the color of her skin.


46 posted on 08/28/2011 4:29:09 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (Gov. Perry is a solid conservative... as long as it's campaign season. WWCD.)
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To: Carl LaFong

....and it’s seared into John Kerry’s memory........


47 posted on 08/28/2011 4:29:20 PM PDT by Red Badger ("Treason doth never prosper.... What's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.")
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To: cripplecreek

yes.

alveda showed up on glenn beck’s show.


48 posted on 08/28/2011 4:29:42 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: chessplayer

The real MLK:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/829049/posts


49 posted on 08/28/2011 4:29:42 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Lincoln signed the Declaration? Who knew?

Forget it. She's rolling.

Animal House: Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor

50 posted on 08/28/2011 4:30:06 PM PDT by Polybius (Defeating Obama is Priority Number One)
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