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Ryan To Meet With Black Lawmakers After "Inner Cities" Uproar [Congressional Black Caucus]
NBC News ^ | 22 April 2014 | Frank Thorp V

Posted on 04/22/2014 11:20:43 AM PDT by zeestephen

In March, Ryan said during an appearance on Bill Bennett's radio show that there is a "tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning to value the culture of work."

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1 posted on 04/22/2014 11:20:43 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

Reid and Pelosi’s fault.


2 posted on 04/22/2014 11:22:32 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: zeestephen

Are they going to ask Ryan how amnesty will affect their constituents?


3 posted on 04/22/2014 11:23:28 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: zeestephen

Ryan is meeting with the CBC that has done nothing for the black Community other than be the sock puppets of the Democrat Elites, talk about a bunch of people with no real jobs!


4 posted on 04/22/2014 11:23:48 AM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: zeestephen

Why an uproar? He’s right. But now the absence of male responsibility and work ethic is reaching through all US cultures.


5 posted on 04/22/2014 11:24:22 AM PDT by lurk
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To: zeestephen

Why meet with overseers of the Democrat Plantation?

Most of these people’s livelihood relies on keeping the slave voters down and stupid, constantly asking for more handouts.

Nothing good can come of this,IMO.


6 posted on 04/22/2014 11:24:22 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: lurk

My meeting would begin with the statement:

“Tell me where my statement is factually incorrect and we’ll discuss that.”


7 posted on 04/22/2014 11:25:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: zeestephen

big mistake


8 posted on 04/22/2014 11:25:57 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: zeestephen
What is the uproar about?
That these conditions exist in the inner cities or that someone dared to say it?

9 posted on 04/22/2014 11:26:03 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: zeestephen
An American representative should simply say: "I stand with the productive citizens of America - I don't give a damn what the looter classes think."

It's time to start using accurate words again in national debate.

10 posted on 04/22/2014 11:26:58 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: zeestephen

Too bad Paul didn’t get primaried.


11 posted on 04/22/2014 11:27:03 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The best way to control opposition is to lead it ourselves." -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)
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To: yldstrk

I agree. Meeting with the aggrieved and outraged is a losing tactic.

He could suggest they write him nice letters, in cursive, detailing their objections, and he’ll be happy to respond.


12 posted on 04/22/2014 11:28:03 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat! And carry an umbrella.)
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To: zeestephen

To fool people is always easier to prove any greatness.


13 posted on 04/22/2014 11:28:11 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: zeestephen

Why do they do this?
It isn’t like the blacks are ever going to give a ‘Pubbie a significant part of their vote.


14 posted on 04/22/2014 11:28:32 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

You may be on to something...


15 posted on 04/22/2014 11:31:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: zeestephen

Did they meet with “Congressional White Caucus” to discuss crime-free neighborhoods?

Why is it that ‘inner-city crime and poverty(read:lazy, uncivilized)’ and ‘black’ always in the same sentence and there is even a ‘go to’ caucus for discussing inner city crime and poverty?

Must be rasis.


16 posted on 04/22/2014 11:32:35 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: zeestephen

Don’t puss out, Paul.


17 posted on 04/22/2014 11:32:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: zeestephen

Maybe the black leaders can discuss why the Democrats created welfare keeping minorities living in rat-infested tenements with no hope for a future, but the Democrat-government check kept coming. The Dems created the slum inner city and yet the blacks keep voting for them. Makes no sense.


18 posted on 04/22/2014 11:33:03 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Paladin2

I think they should grant blanket amnesty and throw these illegals in the inner-city with the other third-world, uncivilized inhabitants. Then everyone can have a pet unicorn and love each other.


19 posted on 04/22/2014 11:36:25 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: lurk

Exactly! People with a vested interest in keeping the public funds flowing into the program don’t want to hear that maybe...just maybe...they’re a major part of the problem. I just did a post on why I don’t give to the send-an-underprivileged-kid-to-summer-camp phone calls. The same logic applies here.


20 posted on 04/22/2014 11:36:46 AM PDT by econjack (I'm not bossy...I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: zeestephen

I’m sick and tired of seeing the spokesmen for our side cave. But then again, this is the same Paul Ryan who lost the vice presidential debate in 2012 to Joe Biden—which would be like the Whittier College Poets beating the Florida State Seminoles in football.


21 posted on 04/22/2014 11:38:06 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: lurk

CBC won’t be happy until all cultures are infested with the rot.


22 posted on 04/22/2014 11:39:00 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: From The Deer Stand
Makes no sense.

I agree. I've tried asking about a dozen liberals why my tax dollars buy some clown a free cell phone, other than to buy votes. Their response...crickets...

23 posted on 04/22/2014 11:39:35 AM PDT by econjack (I'm not bossy...I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: zeestephen

So Ryan will go meet with the plantation owners’ field foremen. Great.


24 posted on 04/22/2014 11:40:01 AM PDT by henkster (I don't like bossy women telling me what words I can't use.)
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To: Trueblackman

Shakedown. Pure and simple.


25 posted on 04/22/2014 11:42:54 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: zeestephen

My Mama always said to speak the truth, even when it hurts.


26 posted on 04/22/2014 11:43:07 AM PDT by Parmy
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To: Mr. Jeeves; Tax-chick
"I looked and he doesn’t have LE experience or prison experience but does have political connections"

My objection these days is to "Social Justice"

How is it fair that the makers spend ~ 40% (arguable fraction, I recognize) of their working time as tax slaves supporting the governments while the takers spend ZER0 % of their time helping the "village"? I submit that Time is a more valuable resource for our time on Erf than the 0bamaBuck$.

27 posted on 04/22/2014 11:43:17 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Yes!


28 posted on 04/22/2014 11:43:18 AM PDT by petercooper ("I was for letting people keep their health insurance, before I wasn't". --- Barack Obama)
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To: Parmy

My mama tried...;-)


29 posted on 04/22/2014 11:43:42 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: zeestephen

This dummy has backed himself into a corner not by his truthful statement but by apologizing for it.


30 posted on 04/22/2014 11:44:10 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Please see #27.


31 posted on 04/22/2014 11:44:42 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffHcGlF0xDw


32 posted on 04/22/2014 11:46:51 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: zeestephen

He should stand up before them and point out that they are guilty of helping to destroy their own people, whom they pretend to defend.

But I’m afraid that the chance that he will do that is zero.


33 posted on 04/22/2014 11:47:04 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: envisio

Ur neglecting the skittles....


34 posted on 04/22/2014 11:52:27 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: henkster

Call them (shotgun carryin’) Walkin’ BOSS....


35 posted on 04/22/2014 11:53:58 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: zeestephen
After being criticized as racially insensitive for his comments on unemployment in "inner cities," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will meet with the Congressional Black Caucus next week to discuss the issue of poverty, an aide for the CBC says.

The white guy that didn't say anything about race or skin color has to now genuflect and supplicate before an organization specifically based on skin color, and an organization to which he would not be welcome as a member because he has the wrong skin color.

36 posted on 04/22/2014 12:10:05 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: zeestephen

Just say no. Tell them you meant what you said and they should be addressing the problems and not wonder what you meant.

Grow a pair.


37 posted on 04/22/2014 12:11:17 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Fiji Hill
...this is the same Paul Ryan who lost the vice presidential debate in 2012 to Joe Biden...

Although Paul Ryan has since devolved to "liberal lite", he still was a passionate, articulate spokesman for Constitutional Conservatism in that 2012 debate. In my opinion, Ryan utterly destroyed Biden with logic and wit. Granted, he wasn't as sharp as Governor Sarah Palin back in 2008 (who could be?) in the VP debate, but Ryan was still very good and had Biden sweating, squirming and tongue-tied. I'm not alone in that assessment as this Live Thread from October 2012 shows.

38 posted on 04/22/2014 12:14:29 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: zeestephen

He told the truth. Why is he apologizing?


39 posted on 04/22/2014 12:25:00 PM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: zeestephen

40 posted on 04/22/2014 12:26:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: envisio

We had a large black community here, had been in the same place as long as I can remember. Drove through there the other day and saw nothing but Mexican women and their men with 2-3 tiny kids tagging along while pushing a baby stroller. The Mexicans move in and the blacks move out. Kumbaya.


41 posted on 04/22/2014 12:40:01 PM PDT by sheana
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To: zeestephen

Nothing will get you in trouble faster than telling the truth.


42 posted on 04/22/2014 12:45:12 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Little Ray; All

Years ago when I was younger I called about becoming a ‘Big Brother’.

The first thing they ask was my race. I ask what the hell difference it made what my race was. I just thought they might enjoy working in the garden, going fishing etc.

She said they only needed/wanted black Big Brothers, because...get this...non blacks wouldn’t be a good role model for black kids!!

I $hit you not, those were her exact words.


43 posted on 04/22/2014 1:01:41 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: zeestephen

The truth is not permitted! The truth is RAAACISSST!


44 posted on 04/22/2014 2:12:09 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: zeestephen

Ryan continues to be unimpressive


45 posted on 04/22/2014 2:19:41 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: dfwgator

Must be the melanin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_supremacism


46 posted on 04/22/2014 2:42:33 PM PDT by RaveOn
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To: spodefly

From the black nationalist perspective, African-Americans and Hispanics “own” poverty and the ghetto. Because of past history, they believe that the supposed white-run federal government is responsible for providing them with reasonable employment or a fair income in lieu of jobs, as well as housing when they can’t afford it on their own.

Their rationale is that the modern federal government (i.e. taxpayers) still owes them compensation for white colonial slave owners and the permanent damage they inflicted on black culture. It’s written in their own literature and spread through racist indoctrination centers such as Trinity Church in Chicago, the Abyssinian Church in NYC, and in every major city throughout the country.

Ryan insulted this belief, which is represented as a reasonable expectation by the CBC when they visit their home districts, by implying that all individuals are responsible for their own work and income, regardless of color. That flies in the face of the race-based excuses and justifications that have been sold to black voters in depressed urban areas, in order to explain their plight. It can’t be their responsibility, therefore Ryan has insulted them.

That racial mythology and biased perspective is upheld by their community leaders and elected representatives, when they meet with their constituents. But that’s not the public face we see when they come to Washington.


47 posted on 04/22/2014 4:01:49 PM PDT by RaveOn
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To: zeestephen

Tell them to pull their pants up and stop flashing gang signs and talk like an adult and stop blaming everyone. Geez, people from around the world come here and see nothing but opportunities. The democrat party has succeeded in keeping these people in that inner city.

Try moving out and voting republican.


48 posted on 04/22/2014 4:37:28 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: zeestephen
I once liked Ryan.

Don't anymore.

49 posted on 04/22/2014 4:51:45 PM PDT by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: BfloGuy

I’m totally over Ryan.


50 posted on 04/22/2014 4:52:47 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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