Skip to comments.Black Christian nominee making GOP squirm (Black conservatives not welcome in Virginia?)
Posted on 05/25/2013 10:42:58 AM PDT by Perseverando
Some 25 years ago I changed my life.
A visit inside a church opened my eyes to the destructive life I was living, financed by welfare checks generously provided by American taxpayers.
I got off welfare, went to work, got politically active and became a Republican. I didnt become a Republican because of what the party looked like. I became a Republican because of what the party stood for.
Individual freedom, traditional values, with a view that governments role is to protect our freedom at home and abroad.
For the next 25 years I had to suffer indignities from liberals who could not fathom that a black could be a Republican because she actually embraced these values.
But now, we have a strange turn of events.
Liberals no longer feel on the run like they did in the 1980s and 90s. They are running the show, and they know it. So I hear less from them.
Now the indignities come from inside the party that I embraced 25 years ago.
It was always the Democrats that were about interest-group politics.
Now Republicans have somehow concluded that their partys woes are because it once stood for something. So the game plan is to morph into the Democrats stepsister.
Whereas once Republican buzzwords were family and freedom, now it is inclusion. The marching orders, according to the post-election RNC autopsy report, is outreach to blacks, Hispanics, gays, women and Asians. Its now about what the party looks like, not what it stands for.
Christian conservatives, once the answer, are now the problem.
Which gets to Bishop E.W. Jackson.
Bishop Jackson is an outspoken black Christian conservative with a law degree from Harvard. He also was just selected as the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
He is an outstanding orator - E.W. Jackson YouTube clips
E.W. Jackson bump!
Sounds like some of the GOP are going to make common cause against conservatives Cuccinelli and Bowling. The Northern Virginia statists will be overjoyed if that happens.
? Bowling is not in the race
If any republican doesn’t like what this man is saying, they need to rethink their own bias because he’s only outspoken of telling the truth. The truth can be harsh to hear in this so so politically correct world. Look how some in the establishment do not want the average republicans to use the term illegal for illegals immigrants. Kinda like Obama not wanting to say global terrorism or terror in general. They each have a connection; the weak repubs/the weak dems. Why even have 2 parties/with this we see here. What is occurring is cowardly in attacking him. More black babies are being aborted at abortion places than any other race. Why don’t the liberal population begin screaming about those little kids being murdered instead of making others think this candidate is over stepping in his views. Gop, time to stand up or show your own bias.
Could you please clarify your statement: it is confusing.
How is the candidacy of Jackson common cause against conservatives Cuccinelli and Bowling?
He is great. Always enjoy hearing his speeches.
The GOP establishment tools like Bill Bolling (One of McDonnel’s sycophants) dislike him, not because he’s black, but because he’s conservative! He’s a threat to their hegemony, a threat to the class of McLame nobles, the Linseed lemmings.
Tokyo Rove and co. want a more diverse GOP, and seek to achieve it through bribing minorities with the same crap that rats offer, a utopia of zero responsibility. They don’t seek to make it more diverse by bringing the message of conservatism to those on the bottom rungs of our society, who suffer in Democrat-drawn ghettos.
I despise the establishment. They lose touch with the base more and more each cycle, content to keep the status quo of Castles, Bennetts, Dewhursts, and Lugars. They are happy to rake in their millions from gullible donors, while spitting on the voters, the average joes, the small business owners and the God-fearing patriots.
E.W. Jackson has my full support, not only so that these squishy moderate losers get a kick in the face, but so that Virginia will have a Lt. Governor who actually gives a damn about the state and the country, and what we’ll leave behind for the next generation we’re busy robbing.
You bet. It would help if I got the names straight. Cuccinelli and Jackson are the conservatives. Bowling and some of the GOPe look like they are going to work against the ticket and that will be common cause with the Northern Virginia statists.
I mixed Jackson and Bowling.
That little weasel, Bill Bolling, who is currently Lt Governor. What a Rino!!
I watched the new MSNBC video. Unbelievable how stupid, ignorant, or dishonest that group was. There was no one that even offered an opposing view.
The ignorant or dishonest black woman had no clue about the past history of abortion. She pretended to be an expert on the subject but my guess is she’s never even heard of the “negro project.”
No wonder no one watches that network.
Yes, I discerned that from the article.
We have a problem nation-wide as conservatives. Because of the anti-liberty actions of the Democrat-Communist Party activists in government who successfully though illegally quashed us in the last election, the GOPe (who I suspect are Progressive subversives) has moved to strike against conservatives who are perceived as too tiny a minority to prevail* over the D-C Party.
[As you can see I no longer refer to ‘Democrats’.]
The problem is at the local level due to lack of involvement by people most effected. Most of us are too busy just trying to make ends meet and stay out of the attention of authorities just because we’re conservatives opposed to the fascism of BHO2.
Things are getting complicated in our daily lives. It will be a challenge everywhere to get people involved.
I’ve actually been told by the Republican Party in my county, “do not rock the boat”.
*Note: I suspect that some Republicans are being paid by Globalist interests to screw-over conservatives, like Sarah Palin and others.
>> Unbelievable how stupid, ignorant, or dishonest that group was.
Stupid, ignorant, and dishonest is no way to go through life... unless one is a MSNBC personality.
I am pleased to see Bishop Jackson got the nod. It will a nice change to NOT have to hold my nose while voting for the Republican ticket. As for the mis-informed hereabouts...I used to get theraputic massage for my roached back. An RN came highly recommended, she was also black. When I happened to remark about the shortcomings of then candidate John Effing Kerry, she got very upset, and said “If it wasn’t for Democrats, I wouldn’t have the vote!”
I tried to explain it was BECAUSE of Democrats you couldn’t vote. My words fell on deaf ears...
In a state that has gone for Obama the last two elections. I don't hold out a lot of hope for his future in electoral politics.
The GOPe doesn’t like conservatives, we already knew that
I'm not sure which is the bigger embarrassment for RINOs, conservative or Christian. He's both, so that probably makes it doubly embarrassing for these "cheap liberals."
They’ll do the same to him as they did to Herman Cain.
DING! DING! DING!! Here's the money line!!
Bingo! Anyone know if Jackson has any Tea Party groups backing him?
Bowling (sic) is hardly conservative. Bolling, the sitting Republican Lt. Gov. of VA, was all over the air this week condemning the outcome of last week’s GOP Convention in Richmond that nominated Cuccinelli/Obenshein and Jackson all of whom are unquestionably conservative.
Bolling withdrew from the race for the GOP Governor nomination against Cuccinelli when the state committee decided on a convention that would be dominated by conservatives vs. holding an open primary for our candidates. He’s done nothing but badmouth Republicans ever since. He can join Marshall Coleman in the Hall of GOP Spoilsports.
Read my tag line.
The GOP does not have a problem with Blacks, its the Conservative part that sets their teeth on edge.
E.W. Jackson is great. I was there at the convention as a delegate as was my wife. E.W. gave the best speech of all the convention Lt Gov candidates. I didn’t go into the convention supporting him but on the second round I switched and supported him through the 3 remaining rounds of votes. I did see on twitter where some were starting to play games against Jackson but it seems to have evaporated. E.W. is not an empty suit. He was a marine, graduated from Harvard Business School and practiced law for 15 years. My take is if E.W. Jackson isn’t good enough for the Republican Party then the Republican party has bigger problems than Democrats.
I don’t see the issue. Ken Cuccinelli and Mark Obenshain both are just as conservative as E.W. Jackson though they are not as outspoken but is that the place where we want to be where its ok only to be conservative with tight lips, passionateless and cold? That approach will never win blacks/minorities nor will it win young people. Low information voters need to be given something to believe in. A phrase that sticks in their head a sense in their gut that someone is worth supporting. If it were just a case of reasoning the GOP would never lose but the problem the GOP faces is one of mundacity. How are we to expect people to want to join our ranks if our leaders appear to be scared of their own shadows unable to stand publicly for what they believe without stammering?
E.W. is a great guy and if I were Ken Cuccinelli I’d be using E.W. as a strength.
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“I became a Republican because of what the party stood for... Individual freedom, traditional values, with a view that governments role is to protect our freedom at home and abroad.”
It’s so refreshing to read the writing of someone who gets it, even (or perhaps especially) if it IS becoming increasingly rare.
Hmmm, I lived in Virginia when the first black Governor in the nation was elected. For the first graders who post on here, his name was Doug Wilder.
Likely led by the dipwad Repub Cantor...worthless is too good a word for this prick!
The GOP hatred of conservatives is colorblind.