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MSNBC Host: Right to Work Came From 'Segregationist White Supremacist South'
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Posted on 12/17/2012 1:52:23 PM PST by Sub-Driver

MSNBC Host: Right to Work Came From 'Segregationist White Supremacist South' By Elizabeth Harrington December 17, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – MSNBC’s Chris Hayes said on Sunday he is “uncomfortable” using the phrase “right-to-work” because it has its origins in the “segregationist white supremacist south.”

“I’m not going to use the phrase [right to work] that is commonly used because it is such a ridiculous—let me just give people a little bit of history here,” Hayes said on his show, “Up With Chris Hayes.” He made the comment in connection with Michigan’s new right-to-work law.

“The phrase is coined by a guy by the name of Vance Muse, who is an oil industry lobbyist in Houston, Texas in the 1930s who is a white supremacist and segregationist, who -- that’s what the term was first brought into use, to fight against unions as sites of forced racial integration,” he said.

“The origin of this movement is an origin of the movement of the segregationist white supremacist south against the labor union as a site of forced racial integration.”

“That’s the genesis of this, just so you understand where this phrase comes from and why I’m uncomfortable calling it by what it is,” Hayes added.

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Whew, what a whack job........
1 posted on 12/17/2012 1:52:27 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

The history is actually almost completely the reverse.


2 posted on 12/17/2012 1:58:50 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Sub-Driver

Yep, all them crackers with mirrored sunglasses and bubba-q stains on their shirt fronts telling folks they shouldn’t have to pay to work.


3 posted on 12/17/2012 1:59:40 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe he’s just a confused moron, like Elmer Fudd who had trouble with ‘r’ words. He thought ‘right to work’ was ‘white to work’.


4 posted on 12/17/2012 2:02:58 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: Sub-Driver

>>to fight against unions as sites of forced racial integration

From what I know of union history, they got Congress to pass laws to protect the membership from “cheap negro labor”.

If anything, RTW is an attempt to allow blacks to work right alongside whites.


5 posted on 12/17/2012 2:02:58 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe he’s just a confused moron, like Elmer Fudd who had trouble with ‘r’ words. He thought ‘right to work’ was ‘white to work’.


6 posted on 12/17/2012 2:03:10 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: Sub-Driver
Unions have a long history of racism.

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7 posted on 12/17/2012 2:07:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Chris Hayes and Rachel Madow are the same person. They just do the hair differently and get two shows out of one weirdo.


8 posted on 12/17/2012 2:08:30 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: wideawake

Just one example, from the executive summary of Cato Institute briefing paper #17 on the Davis-Bacon act:

“The Davis-Bacon Act, which requires that federal construction contractors pay their workers “prevailing wages,” was passed by Congress in 1931 with the intent of favoring white workers who belonged to white-only unions over non-unionized black workers. The act continues to have discriminatory effects today by favoring disproportionately white, skilled and unionized construction workers over disproportionately black, unskilled and non-unionized construction workers. Because Davis-Bacon was passed with discriminatory intent and continues to have discriminatory effects, its enforcement violates the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection of the law.”

As you correctly point out, a know-it-all liberal once again gets things exactly bassackwards.


9 posted on 12/17/2012 2:09:09 PM PST by Stosh
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To: Sub-Driver

Funny...

In most cases, the government supported labor laws were intended to keep “colored labor” from under pricing “white labor”.


10 posted on 12/17/2012 2:09:46 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Chris, have you ever checked into the history of "Planned Parenthood"?

...the 'holy grail' of your Democrat party?

Founded by a white racist woman who thought too many Blacks were being born.
...killing more Blacks on a daily basis than the KKK could ever imagine!

11 posted on 12/17/2012 2:10:23 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver

good frickin’ grief. ..........I really hate these evil sobs


12 posted on 12/17/2012 2:11:36 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Very Orwellian. Shroud the truth by propagating a lie that is exactly 180 degrees away from it.


13 posted on 12/17/2012 2:13:48 PM PST by Behind the Blue Wall
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To: Sub-Driver

Can’t we just change the name of his show to “Up Chris Hayes”?


14 posted on 12/17/2012 2:19:35 PM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: wideawake

Of course it’s the reverse. What would he say about the Mississippi “Black” Code.


15 posted on 12/17/2012 2:22:45 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sub-Driver
Chris Hayes Apologizes For Heroes Remark
16 posted on 12/17/2012 2:23:26 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Sub-Driver
the phrase “right-to-work” because it has its origins in the “segregationist white supremacist south.”

...which was also Democratically-Controled.

Geez.

17 posted on 12/17/2012 2:26:31 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Sub-Driver

Iced tea came from the south too - and cotton. I assume this liberal hater will pick and choose...


18 posted on 12/17/2012 2:26:33 PM PST by GOPJ (Detroit should be renamed 'Michael Mooresville'...)
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To: RightOnTheBorder
Chris Hayes and Rachel Madow are the same person.


19 posted on 12/17/2012 2:27:09 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Nah, she’s got more testosterone.

}:-)4


20 posted on 12/17/2012 2:34:17 PM PST by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Was this article a direct quote? If so, I think Hayes flunked English grammar and public speaking in HS and college (if he went to one.)


21 posted on 12/17/2012 2:47:11 PM PST by johnd201 (johnd201)
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To: Sub-Driver

Jeez, another rogue Comcast employee...


22 posted on 12/17/2012 2:47:42 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Sub-Driver

He leaves out that Muse was a Democrat.
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmu22


23 posted on 12/17/2012 3:04:21 PM PST by Nota particle
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To: Sub-Driver

Who in the hell gives a dam where the phrase came from?


24 posted on 12/17/2012 3:04:52 PM PST by ravenwolf
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To: Sub-Driver
The phrase is coined by a guy by the name of Vance Muse, who is an oil industry lobbyist in Houston, Texas in the 1930s who is a white supremacist and segregationist

Was all those things,perhaps but the man has been dead since 1950 also not mentioned, how convenient too, the man was a democrat.

25 posted on 12/17/2012 3:05:12 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who in the hell gives a dam where the phrase came from?

The right to work law is to keep the union con men from running their payola schemes in Michigan.


26 posted on 12/17/2012 3:07:53 PM PST by ravenwolf
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Mr. Hayes, guess where the KKK came from?


27 posted on 12/17/2012 3:16:35 PM PST by avacado
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To: Sub-Driver

I used to raise my children to have an open mind about people’s politics. Now I tell them to have nothing to do with Democrats. They are liars and people who enjoy lies. Do not date Democrats, befriend them or hire them. EVER. THey are simply deranged, the way they lie. It is a mental disorder.. no doubt about it.


28 posted on 12/17/2012 3:17:53 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: Sub-Driver

Let those states that wish to leave secede from the United States
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/228/644/059/let-those-states-that-wish-to-leave-seceed-from-the-united-states/


29 posted on 12/17/2012 3:19:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: cripplecreek

In Bodie, Calif., and probably most other mining towns in the old West, it was the unions who enforced racial segregation. Chinese immigrants were kept out of the mines by not being allowed to join the miner’s union.


30 posted on 12/17/2012 3:19:33 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: ravenwolf
The unions in Michigan made a serious miscalculation when they launched their own attempt at Pearl Harbor with proposal 2. Their fate was predicted by Admiral Yamamoto at the start of WWII.

"I fear all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."

And now, Obama is doing the same with gun control.
31 posted on 12/17/2012 3:29:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Conservative speaker: I think my liberal opponent's position is illogical and untenable. The facts simply do not support his position.

Liberal speaker: I am unable to counter my conservative opponent's argument with facts or logic, so I will simply call him a racist.

32 posted on 12/17/2012 3:43:12 PM PST by driftless2
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To: cripplecreek
When General Grant Expelled the Jews http://nextbookpress.com/books/248/when-grant-expelled-the-jews/
33 posted on 12/17/2012 3:45:57 PM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: Sub-Driver

First, these MSNBC hosts (or parasites) need to get their facts straight. But the DNC propaganda machine isn’t interested in the truth when it doesn’t comport with its collectivist worldview.


34 posted on 12/17/2012 3:53:25 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: windsorknot

Its like when they declare that Hitler broke the unions.

The reality is that he disbanded the individual trade and labor unions to brig them together under the German labor front.


35 posted on 12/17/2012 4:01:22 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The libs over at MSNBC are certifiable whack jobs. I haven’t watched them since the’ 08 election. NBC ought to be embarrassed.


36 posted on 12/17/2012 4:11:17 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Sub-Driver

You mean the solid Democrat south? The ONLY reason the Klan subsided, and the lynchings and church-bombings ceased, is because blacks became a reliable Democrat vote. Trust me, if blacks start voting above 30% black again, you’ll see a revival of the KKK.


37 posted on 12/17/2012 4:33:09 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: cripplecreek

Even if no one up there gets their way completely, they have done a pretty good job of destroying America which is what their purpose was to begin with.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 7:32:53 PM PST by ravenwolf
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To: Sub-Driver

Neither Sen. Taft nor Rep. Hartley were from the South.


39 posted on 12/17/2012 9:44:07 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Through the woods and over the cliff ....)
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To: Sub-Driver

Neither Sen. Taft nor Rep. Hartley were from the South.


40 posted on 12/17/2012 9:44:18 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Through the woods and over the cliff ....)
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To: Sub-Driver

So now the phrase “right to work” is dog whistle racist code speak. Shocker!


41 posted on 12/17/2012 10:08:06 PM PST by chessplayer
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