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MSNBC/Politico’s Bigoted Description Of Florida Panhandle: ‘Cracker Counties’(video)
Breitbart TV ^ | 1/31/12 | MSNBC

Posted on 01/31/2012 8:48:56 AM PST by Nachum

Politico's Jonathan Martin provides expert analysis of the Florida primary for MSNBC this morning and hurls an offensive epithet to describe counties in the panhandle of the state.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.tv ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012; bigoted; corruption; cracker; democratmedia; democrats; dncmedia; dnctv; elections; enemedia; fascistmedia; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; liberalracism; liberals; msm; msnbc; msnbcpoliticos; nobama2012; nodemocrats2012; obamedia; obmedia; panhandle; racebaiting; racecard; racism
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1 posted on 01/31/2012 8:49:05 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I guess if the people in the pan handle vote for
Newt he will say that they were, “um, good crackers!”


2 posted on 01/31/2012 8:54:13 AM PST by vg0va3 (I don't plan to quit the fight until it is finally over. Although, I am getting tired...)
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To: Nachum

I’m not from the panhandle, but I am a “CRACKER”.


3 posted on 01/31/2012 8:57:56 AM PST by LooneyTick (Of all the things in life I've lost, I miss my mind the most!)
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To: Nachum
This guy?


4 posted on 01/31/2012 8:58:13 AM PST by ILS21R (Never give up.)
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To: Nachum

Wish I lived in a Cracker county...


5 posted on 01/31/2012 8:58:59 AM PST by ransacked
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To: Nachum

I believe he is talking about Scarboroughs home turf.


6 posted on 01/31/2012 9:01:52 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Nachum
Why in the world does anyone tolerate such racism from this scrud? If he had used a racial epithet about any race other than white, he would have been tossed off the air immediately.
7 posted on 01/31/2012 9:02:24 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Nachum

So most of the Whitey McCracker-Honkeys live in northern Florida?


8 posted on 01/31/2012 9:02:48 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Nachum

Yep - we all know about them white guys and racist they are....


9 posted on 01/31/2012 9:03:00 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Nachum

You mean the “Crackers” who built Western Civilization?

Talentless, hate-filled metrosexual...


10 posted on 01/31/2012 9:04:41 AM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Nachum

This NW FL Cracker voted for Newt a couple hours ago.

This is the “real” Florida and not MickeyWorld nor Wasserman-Schultz country.


11 posted on 01/31/2012 9:06:32 AM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Nachum; All

MSNBC is filled with the most Anti-Southern bigots in a national media known to be notariously prejudiced against everyone in “Fly-Over Country.”


12 posted on 01/31/2012 9:07:31 AM PST by Acadianus (deo vindice)
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To: Nachum

Cracker counties? As opposed to ni**er or greaser or wetback counties? The difference is that one is perfectly OK while two are horribly RAAAACST!

What’s wrong with this picture?


13 posted on 01/31/2012 9:07:48 AM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Acadianus
So NYC’s upper east side can be refered to as the;

‘Panty-waist precinct

14 posted on 01/31/2012 9:13:12 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: Nachum
Jonathan Martin is Jewish...big secret I know..lol

Imagine the uproar if he declared;

Dade, Palm Beach, Broward and maybe Sarasota counties as the “Jewish Counties”?

as a pretty serious peckerwood...a term I prefer more than cracker...since is connotes more defiance

I can say I am not offended so much except the context it meant to diminish...like “redneck”

as in all rural whites are dumb hicks...we even get a lot of that here...go to any race or southern thread and watch race baiters go all prejudiced themselves blissfully unaware all the while

truth is the part of Florida Mssr Martin speaks of goes past the Panhandle and exists even in very lib counties like Broward...in pockets...Davie for instance.

Martin writes for The New Republic, Politico and Jewish World Review...he does get around eh?

I love Florida actually ...would that it stayed in a 1960 version forever demographically

white shell roads, droopy moss, blackwater rivers, one toll road,ferries, no Mouse, “crackers everywhere”, Cypress Gardens, Silver Springs, just grateful Cubans

kids you just had to be there

anyhow...one more peckerwood for Newt here!

15 posted on 01/31/2012 9:13:27 AM PST by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: Acadianus

I am sure that for Al Sharpton, of MSNBC, this language is fine. However, if one referred to Harlem or the Brownsville section of Brooklyn as “darkie” land, Sharpton would demand he get the IMUS treatment.


16 posted on 01/31/2012 9:14:41 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: Nachum

Just another liberal sea cucumber.


17 posted on 01/31/2012 9:17:20 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum

Florida ‘crackers’ have a long and proud history. There is nothing wrong or bigoted with its usage in this context.


18 posted on 01/31/2012 9:17:24 AM PST by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: mac_truck

Imagine Fox said the black areas were “nigger counties”. Wow.


19 posted on 01/31/2012 9:20:39 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: Nachum

This is where the term “cracker” came from, long before it gained racist undertones.


20 posted on 01/31/2012 9:27:01 AM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I live in Leon County. Trust me when I say its not a cracker county. 8th most dangerous in the country. Its a leftest hellhole.


21 posted on 01/31/2012 9:32:19 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: maine yankee

The Upper East Side is Hymie Town, Jesse Jackson quote.


22 posted on 01/31/2012 9:33:57 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Nachum

Un-freakin’ believable.


23 posted on 01/31/2012 9:33:57 AM PST by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: wardaddy

I was there, mid 50’s -mid 60’s.

Far different than today.


24 posted on 01/31/2012 9:38:28 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Nachum

Politico is the Washington Post if you really look at it.


25 posted on 01/31/2012 9:42:08 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: wardaddy

“I love Florida actually ...would that it stayed in a 1960 version forever demographically”

That goes double for the California into which I was born in 1940. The LIberal “East Coast $hit Liberals” have succeeded in ruining both places. If Johnathan Martin is Jewish, he should be ashamed of himself.


26 posted on 01/31/2012 9:44:21 AM PST by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: gundog

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cracker_%28pejorative%29


27 posted on 01/31/2012 9:52:30 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: ILS21R

Jonathan Martin looks like he resides in AssFairy county.


28 posted on 01/31/2012 9:52:42 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: goseminoles

On it’s way to becoming a sharia-compliant, third world hellhole?


29 posted on 01/31/2012 9:52:50 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Nachum

It’s OK...
It not Racist to be racist if you are a DEMOCRAT.
Just ask anybody at MSNBC/NBC


30 posted on 01/31/2012 9:54:03 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Nachum

I was born in one of these here cracka counties. Where can I get me some reparations for this racism?


31 posted on 01/31/2012 9:54:21 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Mr. Wright

The term, as I understand it, refers to the cracking of whips over the heads of cattle being driven through palmetto. But far be it from me to disagree with Wikipedia. /s


32 posted on 01/31/2012 9:58:09 AM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Acadianus; All

“MSNBC is filled with the most Anti-Southern bigots in a national media”

You know this is how they talk off-air at mostly gay MSNBC/NBC. Look at how they describe white people on Daily Kos, where most of these “Media” people congregate, and get the talking points, and you’ll see this kind of talk on full display.


33 posted on 01/31/2012 9:58:35 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The sharia compliant are on the campuses. We are over run by amiss.


34 posted on 01/31/2012 9:58:51 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: bigdirty

Apples and eggplant..maybe you need a history lesson.


35 posted on 01/31/2012 9:59:26 AM PST by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Jacquerie

Congrats & thanks to everyone voting as “Crackers For NEWT”!
This Central FL Cracker Voted NEWT weeks ago. So did my Yankee wife.
FYMR = FYBO


36 posted on 01/31/2012 10:11:07 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: Mr. Wright

N——rtown in Miami is now PC-called Overtown. How Quaint!
There was also a Brownsville and Liberty City (one of the first HUD projects.)


37 posted on 01/31/2012 10:17:24 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: dragonblustar

Maybe a Bridesmaid i Barney’s wedding?


38 posted on 01/31/2012 10:20:58 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: Nachum

South Florida, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton areas are the most liberal part of Florida. North Florida through Pensacola, Jacksonville and Tallahassee are more conservative.

I’m not surprised that lieberal MSNBC and Politico are throwing epithets at north Florida. They aren’t getting the nessage the libs keep sending!


39 posted on 01/31/2012 10:27:08 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Nachum

If a Florida cracker lives near the beach. Is it a...Saltine?


40 posted on 01/31/2012 10:27:45 AM PST by BigCinBigD
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To: gundog

If I am Jewish, does it make me a ‘Bagel’?


41 posted on 01/31/2012 10:33:31 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

We prefer the term, “Appalachian Americans”. (I stole that from the Dukes of Hazard movie.)


42 posted on 01/31/2012 10:39:44 AM PST by sportutegrl
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To: Nachum

More anti-White hate from the deranged left wing.


43 posted on 01/31/2012 10:53:23 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Nachum

The reason these areas are “cracker” counties is because there are jobs here.
I wonder what happen if the guy had called Detroit the “nigga quarters”?


44 posted on 01/31/2012 11:10:11 AM PST by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: Nachum

I dunno. “Falafel” sounds more derogatory...but I’m a cracker, and frankly I don’t care what anyone calls me, irrespective of how heartfelt their hatred may be.


45 posted on 01/31/2012 1:48:04 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: wardaddy

http://tinyurl.com/7qsymk4

Cracker Culture: Celtic Ways in the Old South

“Cracker Culture is a provocative study of social life in the Old South that probes the origin of cultural differences between the South and the North throughout American history. Among Scotch-Irish settlers the term “Cracker” initially designated a person who boasted, but in American usage the word has come to designate poor whites. McWhiney uses the term to define culture rather than to signify an economic condition. Although all poor whites were Crackers, not all Crackers were poor whites; both, however, were Southerners.

“The author insists that Southerners and Northerners were never alike. American colonists who settled south and west of Pennsylvania during the 17th and 18th centuries were mainly from the “Celtic fringe” of the British Isles. The culture that these people retained in the New World accounts in considerable measure for the difference between them and the Yankees of New England, most of whom originated in the lowlands of the southeastern half of the island of Britain. From their solid base in the southern backcountry, Celts and their “Cracker” descendants swept westward throughout the antebellum period until they had established themselves and their practices across the Old South. Basic among those practices that determined their traditional folkways, values, norms, and attitudes was the herding of livestock on the open range, in contrast to the mixed agriculture that was the norm both in southeastern Britain and in New England. The Celts brought to the Old South leisurely ways that fostered idleness and gaiety. Like their Celtic ancestors, Southerners were characteristically violent; they scorned pacifism; they considered fights and duels honorable and consistently ignored laws designed to control their actions. In addition, family and kinship were much more important in Celtic Britain and the antebellum South than in England and the Northern United States. Fundamental differences between Southerners and Northerners shaped the course of antebellum American history; their conflict in the 1860s was not so much brother against brother as culture against culture.


46 posted on 01/31/2012 8:06:33 PM PST by Pelham (Vultures for Romney. We pluck your carcass)
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