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CNN lapdog adds ‘breadbasket’ to Handbook of Racial Code Words after hearing Paul Ryan speech
Twitchy ^ | 09/15/2012 | Twitchy Staff

Posted on 09/15/2012 11:37:50 AM PDT by nhwingut

@PeterHambyCNN: Ryan just called Florida "the breadbasket of the South" ... phrase has Civil War origins. Florida a major supplier food to the Confederacy

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; cnn; enemedia; florida; macaca; macacamoment; mediabias; mediamalpractice; mediawingofthednc; obama; partisanmediashills; paulryan; peterhamby; racecard; racehustlers; racism; ryan; yellowjournalism
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1 posted on 09/15/2012 11:37:58 AM PDT by nhwingut
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To: nhwingut
Its getting so I just wanna kick the snot out of these effete leftwing journalists.

Thats all.

2 posted on 09/15/2012 11:39:22 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: nhwingut

These people are insane.


3 posted on 09/15/2012 11:39:26 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: nhwingut

Gimme a freakin break, these idiots are truly psychotic.


4 posted on 09/15/2012 11:41:16 AM PDT by Cruz ("Wherever there is a jackboot stomping on a human face there will be a well-heeled Western liberal t)
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To: nhwingut
You cannot discuss matters with people who play politics in such a manner.

I believe Winston Churchill said that Jaw-Jaw is better than War-War.

But the Jaw-Jaw is pointless now. This will come to war in our nation, and whether Florida serves as any sort of breadbasket for one side or the other during the Second Civil War is not important to me.

5 posted on 09/15/2012 11:41:30 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: skeeter

Did he make a PB&J with the bread from the breadbasket?


6 posted on 09/15/2012 11:41:35 AM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: nhwingut

Bert just called Philadelphia the outhouse of the north. Philadelphia has a long history of social injustice and organized crime


7 posted on 09/15/2012 11:41:52 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: nhwingut

There’s a degree of hyperbolic over-reach a person with a functioning brain can pull off.

And then, there’s asshats like Hamby.


8 posted on 09/15/2012 11:42:12 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny ("Insulting" Islam is as impossible as casting aspersions on a pile of dog crap.)
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To: nhwingut

Well Peter Hamby, your first name has an alternate origin also.


9 posted on 09/15/2012 11:42:47 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: nhwingut

Oh good grief! I hate the state run media! These reporters are the scum of the earth.


10 posted on 09/15/2012 11:43:28 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: nhwingut

Hooker has Civil War origins too.

Ask your mom about that, Hamby.


11 posted on 09/15/2012 11:44:37 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: nhwingut

I seem to remember the term referring to my tummy when I was growing up.


12 posted on 09/15/2012 11:47:12 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: VanDeKoik

Lets start handing out razor blades as parting gifts come election eve. These cretans are walking the fence


13 posted on 09/15/2012 11:47:19 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (t)
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To: nhwingut

Is this satire?


14 posted on 09/15/2012 11:47:25 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: nhwingut

What is supposed to be the implication?


15 posted on 09/15/2012 11:48:17 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: VanDeKoik

"Hookers"-Named after General Joesph Hooker, they were unsavory women who were camp followers that trailed the Union Army.

Just like Pete Hamby's Mom.

16 posted on 09/15/2012 11:52:13 AM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: nhwingut

The phrase “breadbasket” as an economic term is as old as the references to Egypt as the “breadbasket” to Rome we see in the works of the ancient historians and many thereafter. It’s on the “A” list of overused historical metaphors.


17 posted on 09/15/2012 11:52:38 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Don’t dial while drunk, and don’t tweet while stoned.


18 posted on 09/15/2012 11:53:00 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: wilco200

OK, here we go: You people in Chicago were niggardly in putting the PB&J on the bread from the breadbasket while trying to make the PGA Tour.


19 posted on 09/15/2012 11:53:57 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: nhwingut
In the 1860 presidential election, Floridians cast 13,301 votes of 4,685,030 total (or 0.28% of the total). Florida had the lowest vote count of all states.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_1860#Results_by_state

20 posted on 09/15/2012 11:54:22 AM PDT by matt1234 (As Obama sowed in the Arab Spring, he is reaping in the Arab Fall.)
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To: nhwingut

According to Merriam Webster, the colloquialism “breadbasket” originated in 1753.

Not sure what civil war the term breadbasket originated in, but it was not ours.

Seriously, the media is becoming a Saturday Night Live skit.


21 posted on 09/15/2012 11:54:22 AM PDT by magellan
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To: Tublecane

“Bread Basket” should be compliment. It conjures up visions of bumper crops and silos filled to overflowing.


22 posted on 09/15/2012 11:55:18 AM PDT by Ax
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To: Sooth2222

These people are insane.


Yes, they are, but so are a lot of the target audience whew opinions they are trying to sway with their propaganda.

Have to give them credit, they really understand their base and they really know how to appeal to that base.


23 posted on 09/15/2012 11:56:51 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: nhwingut

I can see where HAMby might be offensive to muslims.


24 posted on 09/15/2012 11:58:11 AM PDT by Dartman
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To: nhwingut; skeeter; Sooth2222; Cruz; ClearCase_guy; wilco200

NPR also has some disgusting views on racial code words.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2931280/posts


25 posted on 09/15/2012 11:59:25 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: nhwingut

Double-secret code words...

Wednesday

apple

napkin

chair

lunch

gum

glass

tire

house

dog

writing

walk

go

table

bird

pen

You should immediately report anyone using such words to SPL to be declared a racist bigot.

It is your patriotic duty to The Won.

.


26 posted on 09/15/2012 12:00:46 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Drango

NPR had some stooges giving the DNC line about the Lybian fiasco. They were all attacking Romney and giving the meme about the video at fault.

No discussioin or consideration of Obama fault. Just “romney had no right to comment”

It is 1979 with the MSM covering for Carter.

NPR is desperatly trying to link obama to clinton while reality links obama to carter.


27 posted on 09/15/2012 12:04:06 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Ax

Okay, but solos overflowing with fuel for rebel soldiers. Which means Ryan wants Florida’s resources to feed a new secession. Is it any coincidence Ryan turned secessionist when we have a black president?/s

Ow, my head hurts from trying to think like this guy. I was used to “states rights” meaning seeking to reimpose slavery. The kool-aid and pb&j stuff was cute. But this doesn’t even make sense.


28 posted on 09/15/2012 12:06:13 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: nhwingut

So, it would be racist to use the phrase “punched in the breadbasket?”.

Also, back to the racist theme: It would probably be more racist to note that Zimbabwe used to be known as “the breadbasket of Southern Africa” before Mugabe implemented his land reforms than to relate the fact that Florida supplied food during the Civil War, and hence was known as the “breadbasket of the South.”


29 posted on 09/15/2012 12:06:20 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nhwingut

For some actual facts, a little googling indicates there were different areas referenced as the “breadbasket of the South,” prior of course to today’s events.

The main references were to the Shenandoah Valley of VA, with a number of references to various Georgia counties and even to Atlanta, which would seem to have been more of a “bread shipping point.”

Not one reference to Florida for the phrase in 50 Googles.

In any case, VERY little wheat would have come out of FL during the War, though it was a major source of cattle and salt. Which would seem to make it more of a “hamburger basket.”


30 posted on 09/15/2012 12:06:58 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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The Shenandoah Valley was the "Breadbasket of the South" during the Civil War.

Don't know if that was a contemporary epithet or something that historians came up with later.

They actually did grow wheat there, something Florida isn't known for.

Floridians may have had similar traditions, something about their state as the "breadbasket of the Confederacy" -- as do Georgians and Texans -- but it's silly to see this as "dog-whistle" politics.

31 posted on 09/15/2012 12:08:21 PM PDT by x
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To: nhwingut

Don’t even pay attention to it. This is designed to be annoying and create tension.

Call it what it is: Childish.

The Ukraine is also the Breadbasket. I guess that’s racist too.


32 posted on 09/15/2012 12:08:28 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: nhwingut
Laz A. Mataz ‏@MrLazamataz @PeterHambyCNN You do know that you are becoming a self-parody and everyone is laughing at you, don't you?
33 posted on 09/15/2012 12:09:18 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

No, if you punch the breadbasket you’re punching Florida. Which means you’re the Union army marching on with His truth and so forth.


34 posted on 09/15/2012 12:10:04 PM PDT by Tublecane
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Ah, an idiot working at CNN.

Well, that’s a big surprise /s


35 posted on 09/15/2012 12:11:50 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Tublecane

Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!


36 posted on 09/15/2012 12:15:20 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nhwingut


37 posted on 09/15/2012 12:15:33 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: nhwingut
Any word in the dictionary that was spoken by a person in the south before passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is by definition racist.

Along with all words spoken by Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan.

/sarc


38 posted on 09/15/2012 12:20:39 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: nhwingut; mickie
What can one expect from the inbread media?

Leni

39 posted on 09/15/2012 12:25:27 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: nhwingut

Racebaiters will always claim that any word can be racist. Ignore the deep-rooted racists!


40 posted on 09/15/2012 12:31:53 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: magellan
According to Merriam Webster, the colloquialism “breadbasket” originated in 1753.

Oxford gives that date use as a slang term for the stomach. Actual reference to a basket for holding bread goes bach to 1552.

41 posted on 09/15/2012 12:34:40 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: x
I'll overlook Ryan's mis-speak (the breadbasket) but how can I ever forgive him for succumbing to dog-whistles?

(the lefts meltdown has brought me no end of amusement!)

42 posted on 09/15/2012 12:36:14 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: nhwingut
Liberals look at Websters Unabridged Dictionary and see racism in every single word.
43 posted on 09/15/2012 12:40:42 PM PDT by dancusa (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. H.L Mencken)
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To: Castigar

That’s the most racist thing I’ve ever read! /s

BTW ... you forgot to include “black hole” in your rant. :-)


44 posted on 09/15/2012 12:45:26 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: nhwingut

What’s next, labanza?


45 posted on 09/15/2012 12:46:32 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: KC_Lion

Nah, I think it was his sister.


46 posted on 09/15/2012 12:47:25 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: TLI

You forgot “Hello”.....could be code....HELL O.


47 posted on 09/15/2012 12:52:12 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: NonValueAdded

“What’s next, labanza?”

Hey, what do you have against Italians?? (LOL!!)


48 posted on 09/15/2012 12:54:44 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: nhwingut

he’s getting hammered on twitter...


49 posted on 09/15/2012 12:57:28 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

California’s Central Valley was considered to be the “breadbasket” to the US before Nancy Pelosi and her minions cut off the water. Now it has a high unemployment rate and pan handlers standing in every median.


50 posted on 09/15/2012 1:01:45 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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