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Black Elizabeth Warren volunteer says walked out of speech because she ignored success of minorities
Washington Examiner ^ | February 15, 2019 | Alana Goodman

Posted on 02/17/2019 7:41:26 AM PST by SJackson

A man who abruptly walked out of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential announcement speech on live TV said he left because he “couldn’t relate or identify with the things that she was saying” and thinks Warren is focused too much on raising taxes and not enough on increasing opportunities for minorities.

Johnhaynes Honeycutt, 23, a small business owner from western Massachusetts, told the Washington Examiner that he went to Warren’s launch speech on Saturday expecting to agree with the senator, but instead, he was frustrated over her comments about taxes and equality for minorities.

“I was an Elizabeth Warren supporter,” said Honeycutt. “But I found at the event there wasn’t any way for me to identify with the things she was saying. That was why I walked out.”

Honeycutt, who is African-American, said he was a volunteer at the event and was placed directly behind the senator during her announcement speech. About 40 minutes into the event, Honeycutt, who was wearing a lime-green shirt and waving an American flag, can be seen whispering to a female friend standing next to him. The two then abruptly turn and walk out of the speech.

Honeycutt said he believed Warren focused too much on tax hikes for the wealthy and injustices in the prison system but not enough on expanding opportunities for minorities and for people who are struggling financially.

“She’s a small-town girl, and her family were blue-collar, and now she’s in this position [as a presidential candidate]. Rather than taxing and fighting the rich and using that as her only focus, she should be focusing on opening up opportunities for the people that are in the same position she was once in,” said Honeycutt.

“There are so many minorities that are doing well in this country, and I feel like Elizabeth Warren should be using her platform to illustrate that end of it,” he added.

Warren was nearly an hour late to her scheduled outdoor rally, which took place outside a former textile mill in Lawrence, Mass. Her supporters waited for her to appear as temperatures hovered around 32 degrees.

The speech focused on her theory that Washington politics are "rigged" by millionaires and lobbyists and designed to take advantage of low-income people and on the notion that wealthy people aren't paying their fair share of taxes.

"We need to take power in Washington away from the wealthy and well-connected and put it back in the hands of the people where it belongs," said Warren.

She said the federal government needed to "start asking the people who gained the most from our country to pay their fair share" and called for "an ultra-millionaires tax to make sure millionaires start doing their part for the country that made them rich."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: demagogicparty; elizabethwarren; fauxahontas; johnhayneshoneycutt; lawrence; massachusetts; slingingbull
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Good for him. Opportunities? She's offering a continuation of welfare, food stamps, and Medicare for all. Don't need opportunities, once those benefiting from Democrat opportunities to successfully take advantage of opportunities of personal advancement, they no longer need the Dems/state for support. Dangerous
1 posted on 02/17/2019 7:41:26 AM PST by SJackson
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Meh. She was talking supply-side government rip-off (getting more slushable funds through taxes), he was talking demand side (disposition of stolen funds).

I can’t say anything positive about either of them.


2 posted on 02/17/2019 7:44:38 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine ( "It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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The worst enemy that the Negro have is this white man that runs around here drooling at the mouth professing to love Negros and calling himself a liberal, and it is following these white liberals that has perpetuated problems that Negros have. If the Negro wasn’t taken, tricked or deceived by the white liberal, then Negros would get together and solve our own problems. I only cite these things to show you that in America, the history of the white liberal has been nothing but a series of trickery designed to make Negros think that the white liberal was going to solve our problems. Our problems will never be solved by the white man.

Malcolm X


3 posted on 02/17/2019 7:48:32 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Pearls Before Swine

B.J. was late a lot at his rallies. But to leave them out in the cold?


4 posted on 02/17/2019 7:48:36 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: SJackson

Elizabeth Warren is going no where politically...her only realistic, open path is going to the nearest standing garbage can, along with the idiot voters & buffoons of Massachusetts that elected this freak, nutcase human being.


5 posted on 02/17/2019 7:49:26 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX (Defeat both the Republican (e) & Democrat (e) political parties....Forever!!!)
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To: SJackson

What planet is this guy living on? When have democraps EVER cared for minorities other than criminal foreign invaders?


6 posted on 02/17/2019 7:49:36 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (As long as Hillary walks free, equal justice under the law will never exist in the USA)
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To: SJackson

Warren just wants the “plantation status-quo” to remain in effect, because that’s all the minorities will get under her brand of socialism and communism. Don’t get uppity Honeycutt!


7 posted on 02/17/2019 7:49:45 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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"She said the federal government needed to "start asking the people who gained the most from our country to pay their fair share" and called for "an ultra-millionaires tax to make sure millionaires start doing their part for the country that made them rich.""

Question from the crowd: "Mrs. Warren, what's your net worth?"

8 posted on 02/17/2019 7:49:49 AM PST by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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Black Elizabeth Warren...

A quick glance made me think about another DNA test. Just how many versions does she have?

9 posted on 02/17/2019 7:51:31 AM PST by Libloather (Trivial Pursuit question - name the first female to lose TWO presidential elections!)
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“She focuses too much on penalizing millionaires like Colin Kaepernick”

(liberal head explosion)


10 posted on 02/17/2019 7:53:12 AM PST by AppyPappy (How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?)
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To: SJackson

Democrats define success as government handouts. Independence is abhorrent, especially when demonstrated by people of color. They need to stay on the Democrat plantation.


11 posted on 02/17/2019 7:55:11 AM PST by Spok
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Mr. Honeycutt. Black unemployment is way down and black entrepreneurship is way up.

Your problems are being solved right in front of your eyes. But I’ll bet you hate President Trump so much that you’re unwilling to see it, let alone admit it. #walkaway.


12 posted on 02/17/2019 7:56:07 AM PST by americas.best.days... ( Donald John Trump has pulled the sword from the stone.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

You know I wonder if rampant voter fraud goes on in that state because when the 2016 campaign was going on I had to drive all over Mass. as part of my job (I’m a truck driver) and ALL I saw was Trump signs everywhere, on peoples lawns, on businesses, bumper stickers and I rarely saw any for Hillary and I remember being surprised thinking Trump would easily win that state but he didn’t. Why? And I think that explains why Ted Kennedy was elected even after the murder, rampant election fraud has been going on in that state for decades.


13 posted on 02/17/2019 7:56:25 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (As long as Hillary walks free, equal justice under the law will never exist in the USA)
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Republicans do well in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. One thing I like about Trump is that he campaigned in all 50 states. Throw away the old GOP establishment strategy of only campaigning in swing states.


14 posted on 02/17/2019 8:00:52 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff (I want to thank the Good Lord for making me a Yankee-Old Yankee Stadium (1923-2008))
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To: SJackson; vette6387; Albion Wilde; ZULU; hoosiermama; NFHale

Here’s an appropriate video tweeted by Our Donald that exposes all these douche bags including Romney.

http://redstatewatcher.com/article.asp?id=147453

This needs to go viral through 2020.


15 posted on 02/17/2019 8:00:53 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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>> she should be focusing on opening up opportunities for the people <<

Opportunities have always been open for those who finish school, learn a skill or trade, stay away from drugs, and don’t have children out of wedlock. All races, both genders. For generations.


16 posted on 02/17/2019 8:03:42 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: SJackson

Indians never could run a plantation worth a damn.


17 posted on 02/17/2019 8:04:52 AM PST by matt1234 (Jan. 20, 2017: the national nightmare ended.)
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To: SJackson

I love it when the left turns on its own. But seriously we have become a country of self absorbed snowflakes. If people don’t hear what’s in it for them right away they walk out. Sheesh


18 posted on 02/17/2019 8:05:16 AM PST by Mom MD ( .)
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He wanted heap big wampum of government freebies.


19 posted on 02/17/2019 8:07:41 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Trump is Making the Media Grate Again)
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To: SJackson

He’ll still vote D.


20 posted on 02/17/2019 8:14:49 AM PST by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.S)
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