Skip to comments.Bennie Thompson Explains How Thad Cochran Can Reward Black Voters
Posted on 06/25/2014 5:33:02 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
Senator Thad Cochran (R., Miss.) needs to reward the black voters who crossed party lines to support him in his runoff against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel by backing some concrete policy initiatives, according the the states only member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
We have historically black colleges in our state who do the best job they can trying to educate our citizens, Representative Bennie G. Thompson told National Review Online during a Wednesday interview at the Capitol. Id like to see efforts that they receive full funding. Id like to see the health care of our citizens improved; our children die too young. Id like to see an increased effort to make sure that the minority unemployment rate inn our state is reduced. So, there are a lot of opportunities for us to start with.
Thompson said that it wasnt difficult for Cochran to rally black voters against McDaniel. I dont know anybody black who likes the Tea Party. So, if a tea-party person is running against another Republican and you ask a black person, theyre going to support the regular Republican, he said. Their platform is counter to a lot of the beliefs of many African Americans. We think there is a place in government to make the lives of its citizens better; that there is a place in government to make sure that education, health care, and other things are available to all citizens. So, thats a reasonable expectation of government. But this limited government and other things that you hear from a lot of tea-party candidates does not resonate well with the black community.
What the hell does Cockran care, he’ll be taking a dirt nap when the bill comes due.
The guy is a stone cold moron.
I liked how the whole “giving bribes from the public treasury” thing is practiced openly in our republic. Lesser countries like Russia, still consider bribes something slightly taboo and do it under the table.
OK Haley Pay up ping
“We elected you. Now pay us off.” They don’t even try to hide it anymore.
When you see total morons such as Bennie Johnson, Sheila Jackson Lee, and Elijah Cummings you can see that it doesn’t take much of an I Q to win a seat in Congress. You just need to have voters even stupider than you who are on the perpetual public dole.
The Entitlement Army knows how to vote, that’s for sure.
They kept our Congress critter Julia Carson in office for years after she had a stroke and was functionally illiterate.
Then when she died and literally went from the Capitol floor to the mortuary, they voted in her grandson. Double win, he’s a Black Muslim.
Uh, uh, I know... [raises hand]
Mary Frances Berry: We Need a Reparations Superfund
Why do they need a reward? They voted against the TEA party, per B. Thompson. They voted in their perceived self-interest. They got what they wanted; Cochran won. Why isn’t that reward enough?
Because nothing is ever enough???
everything would not be enough
You got that right. To the entitlement community, nothing is anywhere near enough.
Sold to the highest bidder... are blacks selling out as policy?
“are blacks selling out as policy?”
I am not particularly fond of rhetorical questions, such as this one.
Mustn’t impeach 0bama. There would be unrest. Right?
Do Blacks realize how this makes them look? Are they satisfied to be considered livestock or buffalo?
This is where I’m ashamed to be a white male.
Gotta pay them for votes? Hmm...
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