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NAACP state head: Missouri rodeo clown committed a ‘hate crime’ by wearing Obama mask
The Daily Caller ^ | August 16, 2013 | Katie McHugh

Posted on 08/16/2013 10:56:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President of the Missouri chapter of the NAACP Mary Ratliff claimed in a radio interview Thursday that the Obama mask-donning rodeo clown committed a hate crime, CBS St. Louis reports.

“I think that a hate crime occurred,” Mary Ratliff said to KXNT Radio. “I think a hate crime occurs when you use a person’s race to depict who they are and to make degrading comments, gestures, et cetera, against them.”

Ratliff’s definition stands in stark contrast to the actual federal hate crimes statue, which would require rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling to “willfully cause bodily injury” to President Barack Obama with “fire, a firearm, a dangerous weapon, or an explosive or incendiary device.”

Ratliff did not indicate if Gessling had attempted to attack the president with fire or other weaponry, but did say the Secret Service should investigate the matter nonetheless.

“When taxpayer money is utilized to discredit and be disrespectful to our president, whether he be black, white, Hispanic, Latina … it is an outrage,” she continued.

Ratliff said she believes the “mean” rodeo act requires that the Department of Justice dedicate more taxpayer dollars into investigating Gessling’s feelings about Obama.....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: blackrage; blacks; hatecrime; missouri; naacp; obama; obamaclown; racism; rodeoclown
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The longer the backlash against this nonsense is delayed, the more terrible it will be. Do they not know this? Or do they somehow not care?
1 posted on 08/16/2013 10:56:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

More like a disgusted crime.


2 posted on 08/16/2013 11:00:44 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
President of the Missouri chapter of the NAACP Mary Ratliff claimed in a radio interview Thursday that the Obama mask-donning rodeo clown committed a hate crime, CBS St. Louis reports.

Well then, Halloween should be mighty interesting this year...

3 posted on 08/16/2013 11:03:03 PM PDT by broken_clock (Do it Sarah! Cut the ties that bind.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You know this had to have happened at a rodeo because of all the bullsh*t be flung about. All the crap Bush was subjected to including movies about him being assassinated and that was okay because he was a Republican, but wearing a Obama mask makes someone racist? These morons belittle actual racism when it happens by this insane defense of our communist resident from parody and rightful dissent.


4 posted on 08/16/2013 11:03:15 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the biggest racists and hate crime purveyors these days are the black whines in the NAACP and all the other blatant race baiters in this country , led by the Prezzy hisself .


5 posted on 08/16/2013 11:04:52 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

git urs hea :

http://www.halloweencostumes.com/deluxe-barack-obama-mask.html

We should ALL acquire these and wear them as often as we can irritate the race baiters with them .


6 posted on 08/16/2013 11:08:36 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m just wondering how the NAACP thinks Obama could have been mocked without using his race?


7 posted on 08/16/2013 11:09:43 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

works both ways. either it works both ways or it doesn’ t work either way.


8 posted on 08/16/2013 11:09:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s just business. She’s simply using the incident to stir the pot. The real hustlers know full well that they are selling carefully tended bovine excrement, but that’s the nature of the hustle. It’s how they pay the rent, etc.

They probably know, or at least suspect, they’re skating close to the edge, but they really don’t have a choice, not the way they see it. Without race hustling, they don’t have anything to sell which means they lose their wealth, their social clout, and everything else that matters to them.

Oh, no doubt they do know that there may come a time when the hammer drops, the riots start, and things get very nasty. And you can bet when they do they will be in the middle of a crowd, egging them on, but far enough away from the fray to be safe.

Of course, you can also expect them to do a quick vanishing act if things get too hot. First rule of any successful con artist is to keep an exit clear in case you need to lam out of town ahead of the posse.


9 posted on 08/16/2013 11:11:39 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“When taxpayer money is utilized to discredit and be disrespectful to our president, whether he be black, white, Hispanic, Latina … it is an outrage,” she continued.


Say what????

The clown used taxpayer money in this rodeo skit???

My head hurts from reading this stupidity.


10 posted on 08/16/2013 11:15:09 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ms Premise... Meet Ms Conclusion
11 posted on 08/16/2013 11:17:30 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Mastador1; broken_clock


12 posted on 08/16/2013 11:21:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is getting so stupid it’s beginning to hurt my feelings.


13 posted on 08/16/2013 11:22:00 PM PDT by servo1969
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14 posted on 08/16/2013 11:23:46 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: Jonty30

Good point, there isn’t a generic image to use to mock a sitting president, without using something that resembles him, and if he is black, that mask will have to reflect that, just as Bush’s mask was white.


15 posted on 08/16/2013 11:24:01 PM PDT by ansel12 ( The difference between libertarianism and conservatism is radical social leftism, not economics)
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To: LeoWindhorse

The President should say, “stop it!” But he is so thin-skinned, instead feeds the nonsense...


16 posted on 08/16/2013 11:25:11 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Ronin

“Oh, no doubt they do know that there may come a time when the hammer drops, the riots start, and things get very nasty. And you can bet when they do they will be in the middle of a crowd, egging them on, but far enough away from the fray to be safe.”

And all the while, blaming it on conservatives, republicans, the Tea Party, Chick Fil A, Christians and anyone else who doesn’t toe their line. I’m sick sick sick of it.


17 posted on 08/16/2013 11:25:57 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

18 posted on 08/16/2013 11:27:53 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: latina4dubya

Why would the resident say stop it? This is what he wants something to stir the racial pot despite the fact that there is nothing racial about this.


19 posted on 08/16/2013 11:29:58 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: latina4dubya

He is not thin skinned but he loves feeding it.


20 posted on 08/16/2013 11:30:41 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wearing a mask is a “hate crime”? ROTFL! What a retard. Looks like it won’t be long before the advanced “colored people” have Halloween declared a “hate crime” in this country.


21 posted on 08/16/2013 11:32:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Former Rodeo Clown Sensitivity Training class valedictorian.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"NAACP state head: Missouri rodeo clown committed a ‘hate crime’ by wearing Obama mask"

If so, than I'd assume the that the appearance of obama's likeness at any event celebrating American culture might be considered a "hate crime."
22 posted on 08/16/2013 11:37:31 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Prophet Obama must not be depicted or mocked
23 posted on 08/16/2013 11:38:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: latina4dubya

I would hate to suggest it....but there will be comments and signs over the remaining three years....with the “rodeo-clown” symbol used for this President. Someone will eventually make up a country-and-western tune....entitled: rodeo-clown.


24 posted on 08/16/2013 11:42:38 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: NoLibZone
SORRY! I depicted his hands in the previous image! 1,000 lashes! Prophet Obama must not be depicted or mocked
25 posted on 08/16/2013 11:42:40 PM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep pushing, you racist azzes, and you’ll get the race war you so clearly want. But that fire will burn EVERYONE, including you.

/directed at the NAACP jerkwad


26 posted on 08/16/2013 11:45:04 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberalism a mental illness. No joke. They have no idea about the forces they’re messing with...


27 posted on 08/16/2013 11:46:11 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Ronin

“And you can bet when they do they will be in the middle of a crowd, egging them on, but far enough away from the fray to be safe.”

They may think so in their delusion (liberalism IS a mental disorder), but they’ll be wrong. The flames they are fanning for personal gain will leave few unscathed.


28 posted on 08/16/2013 11:49:41 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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“I think a hate crime occurs when you use a person’s race to depict who they are and to make degrading comments, gestures, et cetera, against them.”

What an ignoramus.

29 posted on 08/16/2013 11:51:11 PM PDT by grundle
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To: NoLibZone

Maybe what someone needs to do is come out with a
mask of Obama that’s white, then it wouldn’t be
about “race”.


30 posted on 08/16/2013 11:51:23 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Ronin

I agree. You make great points but I must admit the idea of rewarding them with a set aside hunting season would be delightful as well. :) Evil people.


31 posted on 08/16/2013 11:53:12 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: LeoWindhorse

Let’s drive them nuts!


32 posted on 08/17/2013 12:09:35 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
.... The web has pretty much been scrubbed of this SNL clip. However I did find one that Obamabots missed. It's rather low quality but it is proof that Barack Obama himself is a racist!!! Well ... that is if you follow the current narrative that the rodeo clown wearing an Obama mask is a flaming racist .... then you must also conclude that Obama himself must also be racist because he himself wore an Obama mask!!!

PROOF THAT OBAMA IS A RACIST!!! Click on this link to see Obama wearing an Obama Mask from 2007 SNL

33 posted on 08/17/2013 12:24:55 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: mylife
Where were the screams of outrage when...

[this is just bogus...all Dobes are conservatives]

34 posted on 08/17/2013 12:27:06 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama enjoyed a bike ride today with his family.
35 posted on 08/17/2013 1:07:34 AM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To Mary Ratliffe: You’re an insipid b!tch. Profile that, you entitlement whore.


36 posted on 08/17/2013 1:10:24 AM PDT by 60Gunner (Fight with your head high, or grovel with your head low.)
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To: NoLibZone

I think that’s the perfect way to mock Obama.


37 posted on 08/17/2013 1:20:00 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I also don’t quite get it: are the Blacks really that stupid?

Unless they’re really sure the whole martial law thing is going to save them after they push their juvenile outrage one too many times, they gotta understand that they’d probably only survive about five days in the race war they’re agitating for, and that’s if only the Hispanics or only the Asians mobilize. If the Whites get off their couches I’d only give them about 36 hours before they become a really minor minority. Do they really want to push these tantrums a whole lot further? Nobody’s buying it, and my general sense is that patience is wearing thin out there.


38 posted on 08/17/2013 1:30:59 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux

YES they are that stupid, but never fear, white people are equally stupid.

People never realize that hell gets out of hand!

Hell is averted by letting heaven back in.

Heaven is welcomed by ceasing from saying no to it. Heaven is eager to come in. It’s we humans who are saying no by doing the do-si-do with the devil. If we change the partner we swing to God, then marvelous things will happen again.


39 posted on 08/17/2013 1:36:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: dagogo redux

OK... we humans => us humans


40 posted on 08/17/2013 1:37:22 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You need to get hold of some better drugs, my friend.


41 posted on 08/17/2013 1:38:23 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux

Hey, I’m high on the Holy Spirit. Yeah you’ll think I’m crazy and I don’t mind. God has made me sane.


42 posted on 08/17/2013 1:39:23 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: dagogo redux

By the way you know yourself... see your tag... where “primitive spirits” (evil) lead. I just followed the light UPWARD.


43 posted on 08/17/2013 1:40:28 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: dagogo redux

Martial law? The active, reserve and national guard military
are also majority white. When you delve into combat arms units it gets even more Caucasian. TSA, no matter how much ammo they’ve got, are not a military or even paramilitary force. All the police and SWAT teams in the country would last maybe 2 days if the SHTF in any serious way. Who will enforce this hypothetical martial law?


44 posted on 08/17/2013 1:42:53 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: dagogo redux

Well, it was actually not I who followed the light. That doesn’t give the credit due to God. I essentially prayed to the Lord to be glorified in an area of very difficult sin. The Lord answered and gave me not only victory over that very difficult sin but He gave me the view from heaven! Talk about a holy yeehaw! I now realize that the victory was achieved by filling me with His light, which He is pressing on a world that still doesn’t want it... I was a rare exception in that I begged hard for it and in the right way. But He is busy setting the world up to teach it yet another lesson on letting the light in.


45 posted on 08/17/2013 2:05:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“I think a hate crime occurs when you use a person’s race to depict who they are and to make degrading comments, gestures, et cetera, against them.”

This is a fair description of every image of Zero on the Internet.

Are they all hate crimes? This guy is too dumb to breathe.

46 posted on 08/17/2013 2:18:40 AM PDT by Steve1789 (I miss having a president who loves this country.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What happened to “imitation is the greatest form of flattery”? A clown imitating another, bigger clown POTUS.


47 posted on 08/17/2013 2:45:10 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This ap-cray will result in hesitation to have another liberal/lefty black as president anytime soon - BHO and handlers are so stupid. But, why should they care??

Why would we willingly go thru this nonsense again, in our life-time??!
We’d better not forget - surely we won’t - - ?

Oops I forgot - Obamalong ‘won’ by fraud. . .

A rodeo clown wearing a mask of a high profile person because of just that. He chose a mask of someone highly recognizable and current - color be dam_ed.
I’ve not heard it suggested, but if the clown also happens to detest the prez and chose to mock him, SO WHAT??? He should have ordered the mask in milky-white???

The resultant treatment of this rodeo clown is scandalous.
A GENuine scandal at that . .


48 posted on 08/17/2013 2:59:12 AM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jbdBfBlJes#at=51

Obama wears obama mask on Saturday Nighy Live skit
2007


49 posted on 08/17/2013 3:06:30 AM PDT by Einherjar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A Halloween mask is a hate crime? WTF, anyway? Are these people nuts? (as if I need to ask!)


50 posted on 08/17/2013 3:15:26 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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