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Bobby Rush: 'Lynched' on the House Floor by Mississippi Republican? [says WAPO]
newsbusters.org ^ | 4/2/12 | Tim Graham

Posted on 04/02/2012 1:12:15 PM PDT by Justaham

When Rep. Bobby Rush donned a hoodie and sunglasses on the House floor as a stunt to publicize his opposition to the handling of Trayvon Martin's death in Florida, McClatchy News Service cooed, "For the 65-year-old former 1960s Black Panther Party activist, an act of civil disobedience never felt so good."

But Washington Post columnist Lisa Miller inflated the stunt way beyond its significance --- comparing it to lynching -- with a white Republican congressman from Mississippi, Rep. Gregg Harper, as the alleged metaphorical hangman for pounding the gavel and calling Rep. Rush out of order:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bobbyrush; hoodie; lynching; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 04/02/2012 1:12:26 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Lisa Miller: Really? REALLY?!


2 posted on 04/02/2012 1:17:32 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Justaham

> Bobby Rush: ‘Lynched’ on the House Floor by Mississippi
> Republican? [says WAPO]

Yawn.

More Bolshevik Theater from yet another shrill shrew WaPo drama queen.


3 posted on 04/02/2012 1:18:17 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Justaham

So what he’s expressing here....is that you can take a man out of the ‘hood.....but you can’t take the ‘hood out of the man?


4 posted on 04/02/2012 1:20:27 PM PDT by LaineyDee (Don't mess with Texas wimmen!)
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To: bootless

Just wait, there’ll be an apology forthcoming for the acting speaker attempting to enforce procedure. But the nbp can put hits out on citizens and intimidate voters with impunity. No “lynching” there. This is becoming an insane circus and our leadership, who have the power of the microphone, are rolling over again. We are on our own.


5 posted on 04/02/2012 1:21:15 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Justaham

Remember “The boy who cried wolf”

This is “The media who cried ‘racism’”

and they are NOT getting away with it (like they used to)


6 posted on 04/02/2012 1:21:40 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Justaham

It is against the rules of order for a gentleman or gentlewoman to wear a hat while on the floor of the House.

If the author took a second to research, there would be no article.

If Rush had researched, he would have discovered that Martin didn’ don his own hoodie until AFTER Zimmerman started tracking him - per Martin’s girlfriend

Funny how, the Black Panthers have a reward out for the LYNCHING of Zimmerman, and that goes uncommented on.


7 posted on 04/02/2012 1:25:41 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Justaham
Is Bobby Rush still alive?

Yes?

Then he wasn't lynched.

By definition.

So ... WaPo is lying.

Again.

As usual.

8 posted on 04/02/2012 1:28:47 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Justaham

FUWAPO


9 posted on 04/02/2012 1:29:28 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Justaham

http://i39.tinypic.com/34rhzbk.jpg

10 posted on 04/02/2012 1:32:56 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Justaham

Don’t let them Imus you Rep. Harper.


11 posted on 04/02/2012 1:44:50 PM PDT by crosshairs (Some ideas are so stupid, only intellectuals believe them. --- George Orwell)
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To: blueplum
If the author took a second to research, there would be no article.

Ah yes, but you forget the first rule of modern American politcs. Rules don't apply to Democrats. Especially Black Democrats.

12 posted on 04/02/2012 1:53:30 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: Justaham

#1. The lynch mobs in the old south were Democrats.

#2. The present day lynch mobs are Democrats.

#3. Trayvon’s live was stolen by thug culture. Anything that celebrates thug culture steals the lives of more Trayvons. It guarantees that their lives are pointless and that they will lose even that at an early age.


13 posted on 04/02/2012 2:13:25 PM PDT by marron
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To: Justaham

Bobby Rush was a cofounder of the IL BPP. He is a advocate of Black Liberation theology.

Cone defines it [Black Liberation Theology] as “complete emancipation of black people from white oppression by whatever means black people deem necessary.” For Cone, the deeply racist structure of American society leaves blacks with no alternative but radical transformation or social withdrawal. So-called Christianity, as commonly practiced in the United States, is actually the racist Antichrist. “Theologically,” Cone affirms, “Malcolm X was not far wrong when he called the white man ‘the devil.’” The false Christianity of the white-devil oppressor must be replaced by an authentic Christianity fully identified with the poor and oppressed. Stanley Kurtz quoted

Who is the racist, Rush or the “White man from Mississippi”??


14 posted on 04/02/2012 2:29:37 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Justaham
feh...
15 posted on 04/02/2012 3:05:00 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: JimSEA

“complete emancipation of black people from white oppression by whatever means black people deem necessary”

Then do it already. But don’t expect any help from those you have emancipated yourself from if it fails. As to “any means necessary”, don’t start crying uncle when you realize that you emancipated with the wrong guy and he decided to emancipate back.


16 posted on 04/02/2012 3:06:47 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Justaham
Actual lynching, stringing folks who we Republicans quaintly and politely used to call "Negroes" from trees and telephone poles, and not infrequently setting them on fire as well, was a favored past time of one of the Democratic Party's largest constituencies, the Ku Klux Klan. Right Bob? Good times, eh?


17 posted on 04/02/2012 3:07:53 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: gaijin
the reverse OJ...
18 posted on 04/02/2012 3:24:12 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Justaham
Dr. King is rolling over in his grave if he knew today's black leaders are RACISTS!! Yes, Jessie, Louis, Al and Bobby Rush are ALL RACISTS.

As Dr. M L King said, judge a person by character (and p[lease black moms, don't give your kids CRAZY names!!) not by skin color.

Yes blacks, when you go out and protest black on black shooting VICTIMS....or better yet black on White (where the white are victims!) maybe I'll believe you.

19 posted on 04/02/2012 3:40:51 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: qaz123
Then do it already. But don’t expect any help from those you have emancipated yourself from if it fails. As to “any means necessary”, don’t start crying uncle when you realize that you emancipated with the wrong guy and he decided to emancipate back.

If they emancipate, who will support them?
20 posted on 04/02/2012 5:52:21 PM PDT by crosshairs (Some ideas are so stupid, only intellectuals believe them. --- George Orwell)
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To: crosshairs

Soros, Buffet, Gates, Immelt, Hollywood, MSM and themselves. Wait a minute. The first group won’t, they’ll just use them for political purposes and they’ve proven they can’t support themselves.


21 posted on 04/02/2012 10:44:30 PM PDT by qaz123
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