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Rep. John Lewis predicts the return of segregation if Romney wins
The Daily Caller ^ | Sept. 6, 2012 | Neil Munro

Posted on 09/06/2012 8:30:20 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rep. John Lewis used his Thursday convention speech to argue that a GOP victory in November will send African-Americans back to the early 1960s, when he and other Africans-Americans were forcibly denied access to restaurants, public transportation and the ballot box.

“I’ve seen this before, I lived this before,” he claimed, after extensively describing his activism in Southern states in the 1950 and 1960s.

“We were met by an angry mob that beat us and left us lying in a pool of blood,” he said to raucous applause from roughly 20,000 delegates and activists.

“Brothers and sisters, do you want to go back?” he called, prompted a loud response of “No!”

“Or do you want to keep America moving forward?” he asked Sept. 6 to raucous applause from roughly 20,000 delegates and activists.

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


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KEYWORDS: johnlewis; lewis; partyofhate; racecard; racism; segregation
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1 posted on 09/06/2012 8:30:25 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Do they not know how ignorant and backward they appear? They sound like they stepped out of a 1930s movie.


2 posted on 09/06/2012 8:32:54 PM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

They know, but they really don’t care.


3 posted on 09/06/2012 8:34:54 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: madison10

These people ( democrats) are plain mad....... And I do mean the crazy kind of mad!


4 posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:29 PM PDT by Die_Hard Conservative Lady (When all the working class leave California what will be left?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lewis is an old racebaiting loon. He’s like a buggy whip. His days are long gone.


5 posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:56 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is that all?

No Posining of the wells?

No Return of the Black Death?

How about forcing Autistic School Kids do a live fire reenactment the Battle of Paschendale?

There is no such thing as an allegation too outrageous!

6 posted on 09/06/2012 8:36:21 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Rep. John Lewis predicts the return of segregation if Romney wins

Any lie to scare the crap out of Holder's people and any "white guilt" folks still ignorant enough to believe this crap.

7 posted on 09/06/2012 8:36:24 PM PDT by doc1019 (Given my choices, I will not be voting this time around.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If the collective intelligence of the people listening to this clown could be placed into a container it would appear as if it were a bb in a railroad boxcar.


8 posted on 09/06/2012 8:37:28 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This superannuated moron should be careful what he wishes for because in the great scheme of things it is white peoples taxes (and other responsible citizens) that keep his race afloat. He’s just another court jester

Most well to do black people are on the public payroll so when they pay taxes they are only kicking back part of their salary


9 posted on 09/06/2012 8:39:57 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It is a disgrace for him to say such things. Makes a mockery of the past suffering.


10 posted on 09/06/2012 8:40:47 PM PDT by PghBaldy (The DNC asks that instead of applause, people wave their legs in the air.)
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Segregation? Why stop there why not slavery and cannibalism and throw in some malaria or ebola.


11 posted on 09/06/2012 8:40:47 PM PDT by RBStealth
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The idiot masses that listen to him are unaware that the democrats were the ones that kept them on the plantation and in the back of the bus.

He needs to acquaint himself with Col. Frances Rice (Ret.), who shares his pigmentation but not his pea-brain. She wrote an open letter to democrats outlining their bigotry.


12 posted on 09/06/2012 8:41:14 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

In other words,”WE The People”must elect a”Person of Color”to Presidency from here on in or else will will slide back into segregation and RACISM????Whay would Dr. King make of that????I think he’d call it for what it is:”RACISM”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 09/06/2012 8:42:20 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: KC_Lion

No, that’s NOT all!

Shutting down the liquor industry!

Coffe, tea and sodas with caffeine will have to go!

All Tobacco products- bye-bye!

/sarcasm;)


14 posted on 09/06/2012 8:43:15 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: madison10

How about 1916,when Wilson was show”The Birth of a Nation”at The White House??By the way,Woodrow Wilson was an RACIST DemonRaT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


15 posted on 09/06/2012 8:44:05 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What? The Democrats going to take over the South again?


16 posted on 09/06/2012 8:44:24 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As God is my witness, I will never, ever, ever, ever give a crap a racism ever again.

I’m done. These a$#$holes have cried “Wolf” thousands of times too many.

Legitimate cases of racism will pass through my mind uncared about: I am blanking the entire concept out of my thought process and will refuse to acknowledge it.

Good job, you race-baiting sons-of-bitches.


17 posted on 09/06/2012 8:45:34 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yes, then we would put them on an island and watch them capsize.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 8:46:07 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I am feeling like I was zapped by some mad scientist into color blindness and told I still see color.

I feel like I was playing Monopoly and instead of pulling the Advance Token to Boardwalk I pulled the Race Card.


19 posted on 09/06/2012 8:46:19 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Mortrey

snip-”
Whereas the Democratic Party has never apologized for their horrific atrocities and racist practices committed against African Americans during the past two hundred years, nor for the residual impact that those atrocities and practices and current soft bigotry of low expectations are having on us today...”

http://docstalk.blogspot.com/2008/03/lt-colonel-demands-apology.html

READ it, Mr. Lewis and then, go change your Depends.


20 posted on 09/06/2012 8:47:18 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Politics of Desperation

There’s a reason why Lewis’ constituents are at the bottom of the socio-economic barrel . . . they are duped by fools like this.


21 posted on 09/06/2012 8:47:47 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I hate to break it to Lewis, but those "angry mobs" were Democrats.

It was the Republicans that passed the first Civil Rights Act (of 1868, I think), and the Democrats that repealed it.

It was also the Republicans that passed the US Civil Rights Act of 1964, over Democrat objections.

State and local governments were majority Democrat during that period, because Democrats were still seething over the Reconstruction laws imposed by the Republicans.

Liberals like to pretend that these Democrats just joined the Republican party. It didn't happen in Texas -- they hung on to power as long as they could, and were finally replaced in the 1990's.

22 posted on 09/06/2012 8:48:33 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As that great REPUBLICAN George Wallace said.. “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever”!

Oh wait! He was not a REPUBLICAN! He was of the party that was for SLAVERY and the KKK, A DEMOCRAT!


23 posted on 09/06/2012 8:49:24 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: madison10

Libs are skin colorholics. They can’t stop playing the skin color card anymore than a wino in the gutter can stop swilling booze.


24 posted on 09/06/2012 8:52:37 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LOL, what about Lester Maddox? Democratic Gov of Georgia in the 60’s? I guess they feel IKE was oppressing them too? s/


25 posted on 09/06/2012 8:55:34 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wasn’t Bush suppose to put Black Folks back on Plantations if he won in 2000 and 2004, much like Obama, Lewis is nothing, but a broken record!


26 posted on 09/06/2012 8:55:43 PM PDT by Trueblackman (I would rather lose on Conservative principles than vote for a RINO candidate.)
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To: madison10
Do they not know how ignorant and backward they appear? They sound like they stepped out of a 1930s movie.

The unbelievable part is that it works.

27 posted on 09/06/2012 8:56:27 PM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Guess what, John....the patient is getting well, and you cannot handle it, because there goes your money train.


28 posted on 09/06/2012 8:59:34 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: madison10
Do they not know how ignorant and backward they appear? They sound like they stepped out of a 1930s movie.

This may be a common meme in the leftist black community. My last job used to take me into situations where I was working around fair numbers of people, without actually interacting with them, and on at least 5 occasions, I heard black people state that "if the republicans/Bush/conservatives are elected, they'll reestablish slavery. There was one woman in particular who was crying the day after the results of the 2004 election came down, since her husband, a union shop steward, told her that Bush was going to "reinstate slavery," her words!

I REALLY wanted to slap some sense into those people, but interacting with them at all could have cost me my job. Though it was educational for me. Before that, I didn't realize that people in "the real world" could be so damned stupid and uneducated.

Mark

29 posted on 09/06/2012 9:03:34 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Mortrey

Excellent! Everyone should read & save it


30 posted on 09/06/2012 9:09:49 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

Duh, sounds like Re. Lewis is race-baiting?

BTW, if racial-profiling is against the law, then is race-baiting also against the law?


31 posted on 09/06/2012 9:11:52 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sounds like Mr Lewis may have a touch of dementia or be in need of a little R&R in some clinic!


32 posted on 09/06/2012 9:13:36 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m waiting for Lewis to say Romney will pack them all up and send them back to Africa. Thats prolly next.


33 posted on 09/06/2012 9:21:28 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SkyDancer

“What? The Democrats going to take over the South again?”

You’re killing me, lol!


34 posted on 09/06/2012 9:22:28 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: SECURE AMERICA
Isn't he the guy who said the sharks in the Atlantic still follow the smell of blood left by the slave-ships?

Oi!

35 posted on 09/06/2012 9:24:20 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: doc1019

Believe me, all those democrats really believe this crap. They can’t think on their own. Liberals in every town in America will repeat what is said on TV that day. Remember “Selected, not elected”? Now they will start repeating the lies that the republicans want to enslave blacks. All this is planned. They know their base is made up of retarded sheep. Biden’s “chains” remark, Lewis’ crap and the rest.


36 posted on 09/06/2012 9:27:49 PM PDT by Terry Mross (2016 THE MOVIE....scarier than any zombie movie.)
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To: Beowulf9
Seriously--the Republicans need to do a very short dramatic ad showing the history of the Democrats in the South. I am certain that very few blacks under the age of 50 know that the Democrats were the party of Jim Crow and the KKK.

In fact, a lot of white kids under 50 don't know that.

Would sure stir up some good conversation, and might even get the Republican party some votes.

37 posted on 09/06/2012 9:29:36 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

John Lewis lived in the turmoil of the segregated south, but doesn’t remember the democrats trying to keep him there. He could have been a special name in our history books but, he chose to be a barking dog running in the pack with Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and Maxine Waters.


38 posted on 09/06/2012 9:32:24 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: milagro
"Kids under 50".

Oh dear, am really not THAT old!:)

39 posted on 09/06/2012 9:32:47 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If America is so racist, why are you still here? There are almost 200 countries on Earth! Pick one and go there! Or STFU idiot!! I tire of your drivel!!


40 posted on 09/06/2012 9:33:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: madison10

He’s the racist who falsely charged that he was spit on at the DC Tea Party. He and Nazi Pelosi were so fearful, they walsed through the “terrorist” crowd for a media show.


41 posted on 09/06/2012 9:35:46 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lewis is a racist ass-clown.


42 posted on 09/06/2012 9:37:49 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Whachoo usin fo bait, Louie?


43 posted on 09/06/2012 9:40:33 PM PDT by glock rocks (Hey... shut the damn barn! Were you raised in a... um, wait...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

In one way I agree with John Lewis, Black racist that he is. American Blacks after November 6, 2012 will have by their very own votes cast, by their own hands, segregated themselves apart from the American Republic and freeedom culture by becoming adrift at sea, without purpose or direction.

Yep.....its life on the “Obama Economic Slave Plantation” for them for many to come. Now.....please, save us the rants, raves and complaints about your lot in life, you chose it of your own free will. Sad......that these folks cannot see the forest for the trees!!!


44 posted on 09/06/2012 9:49:43 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It helps that they place a picture of Lewis near stories that report his pronouncements. The guy even looks stupid on top of the look that he just ate something boundlessly unpleasant.


45 posted on 09/06/2012 9:49:55 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Free ThinkerNY

d be happy with taking away EBT cards, eliminating subsidies and public housing, reactivating Glass-stegall and tightening SSI disability requirements and doing away with AA so we never have to suffer from the likes of Bozo ever again.


46 posted on 09/06/2012 9:56:50 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: PghBaldy

This is crazy. Because John Lewis was beaten up at Selma, and marched for civil rights and voting rights, it’s like we’re supposed to be shocked and awed by anything such a person says. What he says is ridiculous, but because of who he is, we’re supposed to just accept his absurd prediction of how dangerous a Romney victory would be.


47 posted on 09/06/2012 10:05:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You John Lewis have earned yourself a spot in eternal hell


48 posted on 09/06/2012 10:06:28 PM PDT by chiller (GO TEA, especially in the Senate and WE will fix this mess.)
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Residential and educational segregation exists now, especially in northern big cities run for decades by Democrats. How many white people live in Chicago's blood soaked south and west sides? How many black people live in Chicago's north side Gold Coast area? How many white kids attend Chicago's failed public schools? Dick Daley's kids did not. And Rahm Emmanuel's kids do not. Please Mr Lewis: take your arguments to Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC etc., etc.
49 posted on 09/06/2012 10:23:30 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: dennisw
in the great scheme of things it is white peoples taxes (and other responsible citizens) that keep his race afloat. He’s just another court jester

This is what the dimwits can't comprehend. They think simple property ownership is what creates wealth. Like their boneheaded relatives in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) who ran whites off their farms, they don't understand that it takes intelligence and hard work to generate a functional economy. Zimbabwe and Detroit have much in common.

50 posted on 09/06/2012 10:36:18 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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