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Jan Brewer tarmac tiff touches nerve in black community, some commentators say [for dissing Zero]
Politico ^ | January 28, 2012 | Donovan Slack

Posted on 01/28/2012 9:58:19 AM PST by Zakeet

Reaction to the Jan Brewer encounter is still bubbling, with some black commentators now suggesting the image of the Arizona governor wagging her finger at the President of the United States has touched a nerve in the African American community.

On MSNBC Thursday, Al Sharpton posited that Brewer's treatment of President Obama was another example of disrespect in a list of many for the nation's first black president. His guest, Sirius XM host Joe Madison, said such incidents show that there are people "who cannot stand the fact that this is an African-American who is now one of the most powerful individuals on the planet," Mediaite reported.

An NAACP official went a few steps further in an interview with POLITICO Friday, saying the tiff played on age-old and discriminatory stereotypes of whites being superior to blacks. Hilary O. Shelton, senior vice president for advocacy and policy at the NAACP, said he was particularly disturbed by Brewer telling reporters afterward that she "felt a bit threatened if you will, in the attitude that he had."

"What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?" Shelton said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arizona; brewer; janbrewer; obama; racism; sharpton
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It is the height of racism for you evil Freepers to disrespect our Black President ... so you better shut your damn pie holes and not comment any more about the Head Moron on this or any other thread.

1 posted on 01/28/2012 9:58:29 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Second verse,
Same as the first.


2 posted on 01/28/2012 10:00:26 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Zakeet

Thanks Jan, now no Black will vote Republican........ /S


3 posted on 01/28/2012 10:00:57 AM PST by Lockbox
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To: Zakeet

Is Al “Not-so” committed to resist? He Much!

... be committed.


4 posted on 01/28/2012 10:01:43 AM PST by C210N (Dems: "We must tax you so that we can buy your votes")
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To: Zakeet

the few, the commies, really not black representation.
This is the media doing the nerve touching.


5 posted on 01/28/2012 10:01:43 AM PST by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!Jesus is Lord)
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To: Zakeet

No wonder why he doesn’t do press conferences.


6 posted on 01/28/2012 10:02:08 AM PST by Politics4US
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To: Zakeet

Geez. These race hustlers are a one hit broken record. Besides, the racism charge is soooo 2009.


7 posted on 01/28/2012 10:02:08 AM PST by LMAO ("Begging hands and Bleeding hearts will only cry out for more"...Anthem from Rush)
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To: Zakeet

Ground control to brother sharpton, Obama is not black, he’s half white, half black, and the race is called bi-racial.


8 posted on 01/28/2012 10:02:32 AM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: Zakeet

“Joe Madison said such incidents show that there are people “who cannot stand the fact that this is an African-American who is now one of the most powerful individuals on the planet.”

Then why can’t he get anything done? He can barely read.


9 posted on 01/28/2012 10:02:43 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: Zakeet

Y…A…W…N…zzzzzzzzzzzzz


10 posted on 01/28/2012 10:03:52 AM PST by bksanders (I think I just had my backslashed on a carriage return)
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To: Zakeet

Oh no! Jan Brewer will lose the black vote in Arizona!

(Per the census: Arizona has a total black population of 4.1%)


11 posted on 01/28/2012 10:04:13 AM PST by donna (This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
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To: Zakeet
"What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?" Shelton said.

So stupid. What era is he from?

12 posted on 01/28/2012 10:04:13 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Zakeet

What a bunch of utter garbage.


13 posted on 01/28/2012 10:06:06 AM PST by Track9 (The revolution IS brewing..)
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To: Zakeet
Al Sharpton of the "Keep-'em-on'the'plantation-Twana-Brawely-fraud? That Al Sharpton? Heck, this is how that man makes his money so what's the problem. The only mistake Governor Brewer made that I can see is that she used the wrong finger!
14 posted on 01/28/2012 10:06:31 AM PST by yoe
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To: Zakeet

The greasy headed one should be glad the governor was not dragging a rope or maybe carrying a bull whip.

Then there was also no cross. We all know how it ended for the real Messiah


15 posted on 01/28/2012 10:06:45 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Zakeet

Misleading, dishonest, title!!!

Jan Brewer tarmac tiff touches a nerve in WHITE community, some commentators......”

Obama is half-white. I refuse to surrender my white President to the NAACP!
Obama is a low-down, jack ass, jerk, cracker....


16 posted on 01/28/2012 10:07:13 AM PST by WestwardHo
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To: kearnyirish2

The race baiters are out in force on this one. Personally, I’m sick to death of being called a racist because I so intensely dislike 0bama. It has NOTHING to do with his (bi) race. It has EVERYTHING to do with his hatred of the American dream, the Constitution, and the history that has made this the most successful free society in the human record.
And, the folks like Sharpton, Jackson-Lee, and their ilk can take a hike, preferably in deep bruin-infested woodlands.


17 posted on 01/28/2012 10:09:26 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: Zakeet

Obama’a a jackass! And if the “black community” has a problem with me saying that, well, then the “black community” is populated by a bunch of jackasses, too. And that includes Al “Cocaine-Dealer” Sharpton and Jesse “Pimp-Daddy” Jackson.


18 posted on 01/28/2012 10:10:04 AM PST by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: Zakeet

Obama is a stupid, arrogant, creepy thug in any color. Jan Brewer was simply reacting out of disgust like any reasonable adult would.


19 posted on 01/28/2012 10:11:02 AM PST by pallis
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To: Zakeet

I see the race pimps have gotten around to spinning this incident into faux racism.


20 posted on 01/28/2012 10:11:24 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: Zakeet
Some just can't stand him, period. Allegedly being African American has not a whit to do with it.
21 posted on 01/28/2012 10:11:24 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (Anything but Obama!)
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To: Zakeet
Black Americans need to realize need to realize that not everyone views Obama as the new messiah.

They seem to expect race based approval from everyone and we are expected to ignore actions and proposals.

22 posted on 01/28/2012 10:11:29 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Zakeet

After everything Obama has done to Arizona......Fast and Furious, U.S. federal agents killed by Holder and Obama’s gun running scheme to undermine the second amendment.....refusal to enforse federal immigration laws, and harassing Arizona elected officials, including Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who try to do so.....falsely accusing the TEA Party and Sarah Palin of causing the January 2011 Tucson shooting.....turning the memorial for the Tucson shooting victims into a campaign event.....these black radicals have their NERVE complaining about Gov. Jan Brewer!


23 posted on 01/28/2012 10:12:11 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm NOT smitten' with Mittens.)
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To: Lockbox

Im sorry but I am totally burned out with the black thing.. Aint my fault God made them black so getoutamyface and learn to respect yourself for what God gave you.....


24 posted on 01/28/2012 10:13:00 AM PST by Breto (The republican establishment are morons)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Apropos of nothing concealed carry is a wonderful thing. Thanks Zakeet.


25 posted on 01/28/2012 10:13:00 AM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Zakeet

“What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?” Shelton said.

He’s already stolen our children’s and grandchildren’s futures. Why would he bother with a purse?

Black racist morons.


26 posted on 01/28/2012 10:13:14 AM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Zakeet

Didn’t Obama walk up and start scolding her? Are American citizens supposed to kneel in fear like he’s a monarch? “F” him.
The thin skinned boy president better be prepared for some Joe the plumber moments in this upcoming campaign.


27 posted on 01/28/2012 10:13:54 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Not only that, hussein is not a black American, African American or any other type of American. He has no black roots in the USA. He is a poser and a racist who will not admit he is white.


28 posted on 01/28/2012 10:14:29 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: Lockbox

Thanks Jan Brewer these Blacks are with you! Now we can count on a portion of the black vote
http://www.nbra.info/
Congress: Arrest Mr. Obama http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5qxPKQJh-g&feature=related

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Blacks-Against-Obama/118214781589696


29 posted on 01/28/2012 10:15:45 AM PST by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!Jesus is Lord)
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To: Zakeet

Says the anti-Semite. Sharpton is the consummate racist. Tawanna Bradley & Crown Heights place this thug right at the head of the line, along with Jesse Jackboots and our ‘esteemed’ AG. Succinctly put, Sharpton is nothing more than a race thug.


30 posted on 01/28/2012 10:16:17 AM PST by sofaman (An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Zakeet
"What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?" Shelton said.

Maybe not, but we have good reason to believe that he'll pick our pockets.

31 posted on 01/28/2012 10:17:46 AM PST by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: DesertRhino
Didn’t Obama walk up and start scolding her?

That's the way it looks to me.


32 posted on 01/28/2012 10:19:15 AM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: NKP_Vet
He is not even half black: 50% white, 43,75% Arab and 6,25% African negro.

EVERYTHING about this guy is PHONY!

33 posted on 01/28/2012 10:21:39 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: Zakeet

Looks like skin color over rides sex. I remember Rick Lazio was considered threatening when he handed Hillary Clinton a piece of paper. I know from personal experience that some blacks get very touchy when they think a white woman has dissed a black man.


34 posted on 01/28/2012 10:22:44 AM PST by beaversmom
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To: Zakeet

"Jan Brewer does not care about half-white people!"

35 posted on 01/28/2012 10:23:07 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

The only people who are obsessed about race are those who filter their own lives through a prism that accentuates victim hood. Brewer’s problem is not about Obama’s race but his policies. I realize there is racism out there but it is not limited to the white community. In my lifetime it has diminished to the point of being more embarrassment than barrier. The African American community in this country will never completely move forward until they start looking in that direction instead of one hundred years in the past and stop following “leaders” who are more interested in keeping conflict alive for personal reasons than burying it


36 posted on 01/28/2012 10:24:38 AM PST by mort56
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To: Oberon

He is looting the born and unborn’s piggy banks, does that count. Ooh, I said looting. Is that racist?


37 posted on 01/28/2012 10:24:40 AM PST by beaversmom
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To: Zakeet
Since when does Sharpton and the NAACP comprise the entire "black community"?

The way I hear it, obama attacked her first for using her right of free speech to say what she thought in a book...and because she put her finger in his face and defended herself from the onslaught, the thin-skinned got all wee-weed up.

I'm long past giving a tinker's damn what the reverse-racists think, say, or do. They only play their race card when they are losing, so that says VOLUMES.

Al would do better to fix the leaks in his own boat before pointing at the boats of others.


Quicksand


38 posted on 01/28/2012 10:30:28 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: Zakeet
Revised headline...

Jan Brewer tarmac tiff causes Al Sharpton to touch nerve in black community, some commentators say [for dissing Zero]

Resist We Much!

39 posted on 01/28/2012 10:30:34 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Zakeet
"What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?" Shelton said.

As a matter of fact, yes.

Not personally, of course -- he will employ the Congress, the Senate, the tax code, and the IRS.

But yes, in answer to your question.

40 posted on 01/28/2012 10:30:46 AM PST by Lazamataz (Norm Lenhart knows nothing about reloading.)
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41 posted on 01/28/2012 10:31:36 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Doe Eyes

On CNS website they had a link yesterday going to video that suggested she warmly greeted him then he basically started in on her about her book.

Michelle Malkin has a great commentary on how it was basically (paraphrasing) “his Toddlers and Tiara’s meltdown caught on camera” (thank you Ms. Malkin for describing it so well lol)

He’s acted just as rude to other governors (Perry and Jindal)

Heavens!~ don’t you dare disagree with Obama, he is really thin-skinned, as are his followers. Ms Malkin again = it’s not the color of his skin that’s the problem but how thin it is.


42 posted on 01/28/2012 10:36:21 AM PST by Babashane
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To: Zakeet

We do not have a black president. We do not have an African-American president. We have nothing of the kind. How many years did he spend in an urban public school, taught by people who thought him incapable of learning, and therefore making his classes and curriculum soft? How many times did he sleep in an apartment overrun by roaches or perhaps rodents? OTOH, how many times did he celebrate family and the black community when he was a boy living in Hawaii or Indonesia, or that notable ghetto in Washington state? He knows the American black experience like Mitt does; he visits it in his motorcade.


43 posted on 01/28/2012 10:37:30 AM PST by steve8714 (Hitchens was wrong.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Oh, he’s bi, all right.


44 posted on 01/28/2012 10:38:29 AM PST by steve8714 (Hitchens was wrong.)
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To: Zakeet

GEEZ do they see everything in terms of race? So let me get this straight Obama is allowed to disrespect everyone but don’t you dare treat him the same way back.Hint to them....failure does not have a race.


45 posted on 01/28/2012 10:38:33 AM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Zakeet

Arguing with a partially black person is haaate speech.


46 posted on 01/28/2012 10:38:37 AM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: Zakeet

“Hilary O. Shelton, senior vice president for advocacy and policy at the NAACP, said he was particularly disturbed by Brewer telling reporters afterward that she “felt a bit threatened if you will, in the attitude that he had.”

“What were you afraid he would do, steal your purse?” Shelton said.”

I’m sorry but that’s one of the single most racist statements I’ve ever read in my life. This Shelton clown is such a hardcore racist, he can’t even recognize racism anymore.


47 posted on 01/28/2012 10:39:34 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Now I know how the average lefty would feel if Fred Phelps were elected President.)
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To: Zakeet

Sharoton that race bait expert should shut the hell up and crawl under a rock. He makes me sick.


48 posted on 01/28/2012 10:39:54 AM PST by celtic gal
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Liberals are the only people who care that Obama is black. The president’s detractors dislike him because he’s a terrible president. Black has nothing to do with it.


49 posted on 01/28/2012 10:42:22 AM PST by stranger and pilgrim
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To: Zakeet

Oh yeah, I know a black woman who truly IS irritated at Jan. I felt like saying to her “Real Presidential of TOTUS to stomp off while she was speaking.”

Bottom line, I know the Hussein urban base will take any and every challenge to their hero as a racist attack. Jan’s action just happened to be the one.

The cult apparently believes Hussein is allowed to challenge the words and thoughts of others, and those under attack from him must not reply. Well piss on that notion. Hussein is not a king.


50 posted on 01/28/2012 10:43:40 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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