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Romney to speak at NAACP next month
The Wire ^ | 6/19/2012

Posted on 06/20/2012 3:47:30 AM PDT by Altura Ct.

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney will address the largest black civil rights group in the United States next month, the NAACP said Tuesday.

Romney, who squares off against President Barack Obama in November's election, will attend the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, set for July 7-12 in Houston, Texas.

Romney was invited to address the convention shortly after he clinched his party's presidential nomination last month, NAACP spokesman Derek Turner said.

The organization is also hoping Obama, the country's first African-American president, will attend the event. Both he and Senator John McCain addressed the NAACP when they were candidates for the presidency in 2008.

Romney's campaign confirmed he accepted the invitation to speak at the annual convention but provided no further details.

Turner told AFP he expects Romney to "address civil rights" during his speech, "as they are in line with our mission."

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: blackvote; naacp; romney2012

1 posted on 06/20/2012 3:47:40 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

Big mistake. The NAACP isn’t anything more that a division of the DNC.


2 posted on 06/20/2012 3:51:38 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Why the hell would you waste your time talking to the Tan Klan?


3 posted on 06/20/2012 3:52:45 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: Altura Ct.

This cant be very good.
Perhaps I’m wrong...


4 posted on 06/20/2012 4:00:17 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Altura Ct.

The GOP is damned if they do and damned if they don’t.

Don’t go and you are racist.

Go and you are a pinata.


5 posted on 06/20/2012 4:03:48 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: bill1952
Perhaps I’m wrong...

Depending on what he says, it might be clever. If he shows up and delivers some strong words, only to receive boos and heckling, this might work for Romney by showing the middle just what kind of people make up the NAACP.

6 posted on 06/20/2012 4:06:27 AM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: VanDeKoik

Ben Jealous --- President of the NAACP 
He is definitely more white than black with prolly a little American Indian thrown in

"The tan Klan"

7 posted on 06/20/2012 4:06:54 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: SampleMan
Big mistake. The NAACP isn’t anything more that a division of the DNC CPUSA.

Fixed it for you.

Then again, the DNC = CPUSA.

8 posted on 06/20/2012 4:11:45 AM PDT by Jed Eckert
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To: Altura Ct.

Very bad move, the NAACP is nothing but a communist front group.


9 posted on 06/20/2012 4:12:40 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: Altura Ct.

Too bad the GOP-e candidate has neither the stones nor the conservative principles to go speak to this group with some home truths about their half-bro, the One. The speech could start off with some facts about black unemployment under the half-bro, sprinkle in some conservative principles, and close out with strong finish on un-Constitutional actions by the half-bro that make it even harder for blacks to get jobs by increasing the competition with illegal aliens through faux amnesty.

Now That’s Entertainment!!!


10 posted on 06/20/2012 4:14:19 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Altura Ct.

I wonder if this will be another “my party made mistakes, we need to do better” BS we usually hear from the GOP.

I wish he would pull a sister solja moment and criticize the leadership of the NAACP for going against the majority of its members in supporting homosexual marriage and comparing it to the struggle for civil rights.


11 posted on 06/20/2012 4:14:47 AM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Altura Ct.

Big mistake!!!


12 posted on 06/20/2012 4:20:14 AM PDT by BTCM (Death and destruction is the only treaty Muslims comprehend.)
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To: SampleMan
mitt is the BIGGEST mistake... he is good at making them also... he has had many mistakes in the past two weeks. He will pander and promise and give... because mitt is a socialist liberal... and while he is no obama... the differences between them are just matters of degree. I despise both of those political whores.

LLS

13 posted on 06/20/2012 4:26:06 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Drew68
Now think about Bush in front of the naalcp and then rethink your post. Come on... do not suspend reality to try and feel better about the turd sandwich that the gop/e is forcing us to eat. If anything... mitt will promise more of our money and more of our rights to be bestowed upon that racist organization and it will all be for votes... he should just write a check and give them some of his daddy's money. We have no money... just IOU's to the chicoms.

LLS

14 posted on 06/20/2012 4:30:16 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Altura Ct.
Aww... jeeez.
Who's advising this guy?

This is nothing more than an ambush in the making, with juicy sound bytes to mix and match in the editing room for the MSM.

STUPID!

15 posted on 06/20/2012 4:30:26 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I too believe this will turn out to be Mitt on his knees kissing the behinds of the NAACP, while they demand he also turn them around and kiss the other side.


16 posted on 06/20/2012 4:31:56 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Altura Ct.

Romney could knock it out of the park if he announced at the end of his speech that it was his intention to invite Congressman Allen West to be his running mate.

I would pay a cover charge to watch that sort of entertainment.


17 posted on 06/20/2012 4:33:43 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: SampleMan

Well that’s a shade better than Muslim Brotherhood. Or is it?


18 posted on 06/20/2012 4:34:51 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia. 2016 starts today!)
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To: Altura Ct.

19 posted on 06/20/2012 4:36:07 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Altura Ct.

Throwing your pearls before swine.


20 posted on 06/20/2012 4:38:45 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Altura Ct.

What a waste of time

If it wasn’t for quilt ridden whites the NAACP would have no relevance at all


21 posted on 06/20/2012 4:44:42 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Altura Ct.
Romney to speak at NAACP next month

No point in it. He's not black, and he's liberal, but not as liberal as the current turd in the white house, so he can talk until he turns purple, and all they'll do is try and embarrass him. Oh and did I mention that he's not black and they're all about looting the rest of America to the benefit of blacks?

22 posted on 06/20/2012 4:57:37 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Jed Eckert
Yep, they are all just one big incestuous bunch of commies:
NAACP, NOW, PETA, ELF, New Black Panthers, Unions, La Raza, Anything with "peace" in their name, National Gay Lesbian ______, etc.
They all just take a different angle on statism.

Democrats are socialists who are still ashamed of saying it out-loud.

Socialists are communists that still think people will knuckle under voluntarily.

23 posted on 06/20/2012 5:05:52 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Venturer
They are a communist front group and mitt fits in... but his skin color is just not acceptable to them. mitt will do whatever is in mitt's best interest and never America’s best interest... a mitt romney absolute.

LLS

24 posted on 06/20/2012 5:20:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Did you see this?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2897232/posts

In my wildest dreams I cannot believe this is what the Republicans in our Congress are waiting on.


25 posted on 06/20/2012 5:29:50 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: T-Bird45

Amp it up and call Hussein the “White African”.


26 posted on 06/20/2012 5:37:23 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: LibLieSlayer

MR is starting to smell like Ace McCain.


27 posted on 06/20/2012 5:38:45 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: dennisw

I’m black for the opportunities!


28 posted on 06/20/2012 5:38:45 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: VanDeKoik

Yeah, what’s the point? Kind of like uncle o’bie setting up a meeting with David Duke and some of his pals all dressed up in those white tuxedoes. But, I guess you have to pander for appearance sake. Not that he’ll win anybody over. What’s next a sit down with the CBC? You know those tolerant clowns in DC that make decisions for all of us! WTF?

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years and dang proud of it.


29 posted on 06/20/2012 5:49:56 AM PDT by rktman
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To: Drew68

I wonder if he’ll speak in ghetto dialect like Obama does?


30 posted on 06/20/2012 5:53:40 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

It’s a good move. Everyone there isn’t voting for you anyway. You go, pander to them and promise them jobs, education, and other opportunities.

When you are elected, you ignore all of it because they didn’t vote for you in the first place. Elections have consequences.


31 posted on 06/20/2012 6:06:59 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Venturer
I used to be in denial myself but mitt romney and the republican party hate us more than any other group in America. They are trying to purge Conservatives from the party with their socialist actions during this election.

LLS

32 posted on 06/20/2012 6:19:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

It is a good move, IMHO!!! But....the pandering approach is th absolute wrong move. Romney, should grab the bull by the horns and demand that American Blacks honestly look how the have fared under Obama and their CBC. Simple, are you better of today then when you elected Obama?

American Blacks are at a crossroads, and they better damn well ante up to reality. Romney should stress freedom, liberty, education, opportunity, Americanism and total Black assimilation into general American society!!! Latinos are doing it, Asians are doing it. Blacks remain on the Obama & CBC slave plantation, adrift at sea!!!

And....if he, Romney, gets heckled or booed, so much the better. Obama has used and abused these people, and someone has to tell them the truth!!! Poor fools are adrift at sea and....they do not have a clue!!!


33 posted on 06/20/2012 6:20:49 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: treetopsandroofs

mitt is worse... mcnasty never tried to hide the progressive that he is.

LLS


34 posted on 06/20/2012 6:23:11 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

They are going to purge themselves right out of a party.


35 posted on 06/20/2012 6:29:16 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Altura Ct.

Eff the kowtowing. It has never done any good, under any circumstance.


36 posted on 06/20/2012 7:21:33 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: treetopsandroofs
"MR is starting to smell like Ace McCain."

Starting to? The guy is a liberal and a panderer, through and through. He's just staying true to form. I don't understand why people continue to be shocked when that happens.

37 posted on 06/20/2012 8:23:35 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: grobdriver
Who's advising this guy?

Given Willard's history, I would not be surprised if he made this decision himself.
38 posted on 06/20/2012 10:37:18 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: LibLieSlayer
I used to be in denial myself but mitt romney and the republican party hate us more than any other group in America. They are trying to purge Conservatives from the party with their socialist actions during this election.

They don't need to bother purging me, I saw the writing on the wall. I'm done voting for people just because they have an (R) next to their name.
39 posted on 06/20/2012 10:38:56 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: af_vet_rr

I agree with you... I was just trying to make a point to those that still believe the BS.

LLS


40 posted on 06/20/2012 10:46:46 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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