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Outrage subdued after DJ goes on racially charged rant on GOP congressional candidate
FoxNews ^ | February 03, 2012 | Judson Berger

Posted on 02/03/2012 9:36:29 AM PST by Pfesser

In a profanity-laced tirade, a Memphis DJ last week used an on-air interview to berate a local Republican congressional candidate -- calling her a "token negro" who is doing the bidding of "white folk."

DJ Thaddeus Matthews called Charlotte Bergmann, who is black, "stupid." He referred to her as a "curly-haired nigga." When she walked out of the interview, he refused to shake her hand, saying he didn't want to get her "whiteness" on him.

The outrage? The fury? In Memphis, you can hear the crickets.

Bergmann told FoxNews.com that, while the web video of the interview has gotten a lot of attention on blogs, local media are largely ignoring it. She said she hasn't gotten any calls from politicians about it. "No organization has spoken out," Bergmann said. ...

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: angrynegro; charlottebergmann; corruption; democratplantation; democrats; liberalfascism; nwa; racecard; racepimp; racistliberals; thaddeusmatthews
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1 posted on 02/03/2012 9:36:39 AM PST by Pfesser
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To: Pfesser

Mr. Matthews should get his ass out of that studio - permanently.

Good Lord, how rude. Disgraceful behavior.


2 posted on 02/03/2012 9:43:25 AM PST by RexBeach
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To: Most

Wake up and cast aside your chains.

3 posted on 02/03/2012 9:43:25 AM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: Pfesser
Right, crickets.

This is why I do not take the entire narrative about 'racist America' the least bit seriously anymore.

4 posted on 02/03/2012 9:43:48 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Pfesser

I'm shocked.

5 posted on 02/03/2012 9:44:00 AM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: Pfesser

The reason outrage is subdued is because this DJ is a nobody. He has some blues station in Memphis on the AM dial. It sounds like the radio equivalent of public access television. If you watch the vid of the interview in question, it looks like it was conducted in someones home bathroom. This DJ isn’t worth the attention he is getting.


6 posted on 02/03/2012 9:49:06 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Pfesser

“””He referred to her as a “curly-haired nigga.”””””

Good thing he didn’t call her a nappy headed ho, that really gets people wound up. Oh wait, she’s a Republican, never mind.


7 posted on 02/03/2012 9:49:14 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: Pfesser

Welcome to that wonderful time of the year: Black History Month!


8 posted on 02/03/2012 9:52:15 AM PST by jakota (jakota)
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To: Pfesser
I wonder if this DJ is related to Chris Matthews on MSNBC?

Sounds like something Chris Matthews might do...

9 posted on 02/03/2012 9:54:23 AM PST by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- are the values that time has proven them to work)
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To: shelterguy

Memphis is a 3rd world country.


10 posted on 02/03/2012 9:56:38 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: Pfesser

IN today’s world - only Republicans/Conservatives can be racist.

Allen West is called a racist.

Lloyd Marcus is called a racist

And these two men are in the same company as Rush Limbaugh and anyone else who uses the evil “racist code word” - “responsibility”.

But Americans, in general, swallow the racist hate spewed by Liberals as just common sense talk - why? Because of too many decades of government (Marxist) education that has brainwashed generations to believe that Liberal/Progressive/Socialism is good - and Conservatism and responsibility of the individual is bad/evil/and Hitler-like.


11 posted on 02/03/2012 9:57:48 AM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Pfesser

doing the bidding of “white folk.”

Who is this guy? He sure gets around.


12 posted on 02/03/2012 10:04:43 AM PST by Leep (It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: TheBattman

“But Americans, in general, swallow the racist hate spewed by Liberals as just common sense talk - why?”

Americans seem to be doing just fine by having the blacks contracept and abort themselves out of existence; they’ve turned over all of their freebies and privileges to Hispanics, who in turn are proceeding to displace blacks in the workforce, government, even prison. Blacks are headed the way of the Indians with a lot of help from white liberals, and this DJ story is one of the reasons why.

“Black America” is even more marginalized than when Obama took office, but it is the elephant in the corner that nobody talks about.


13 posted on 02/03/2012 10:06:20 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: RexBeach

Station Owner:

WPLX-AM 1180 kHz
Germantown, Tennessee
“The World’s Only Blues Station”
Pollack Broadcasting Co.
6655 POPLAR AVE, #200
Turrell, AR 38138

Phone: 707-528-9236
Fax: 707-528-9246

Unfortunately, the racist Thaddeus Matthews is the CEO and General Manager of that station... His blog is the “official” web site of the station.

I don’t suppose an FCC investigation would matter, as the President completely agrees with this racist (just mirrors his “preacher” in Chicago).


14 posted on 02/03/2012 10:11:02 AM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: TheBattman

His web sites biggest sponsor is a bonding company! LOL!

15 posted on 02/03/2012 10:14:57 AM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Pfesser
This happened in “Membabwe”. I'm surprised this racist DJ didn't hack her to death with a machete for being from the wrong “tribe.” Awful..
16 posted on 02/03/2012 10:17:56 AM PST by Towed_Jumper (There are only two classes of people left in the U.S. - Producers and Parasites.)
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To: Pfesser

Even the headline is misleading. This is racism, pure and simple. Yes, you can be racist against people of your own race. Anyone can hate anyone else based on skin color and ethnicity.

And it doesn’t surprise that the DJ got away with it, either. Just like in the old South, certain types of bigotry are politely accepted, and certain types are not. We should stop being so polite.


17 posted on 02/03/2012 10:31:35 AM PST by redpoll
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To: topher

Well, there IS a bit of a resemblence.

You may be on to something, there...


18 posted on 02/03/2012 10:33:47 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: isthisnickcool

Yep - I thought that was hilarious! And appropriate too - as it really speaks to his listener base!


19 posted on 02/03/2012 10:42:07 AM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: TheBattman
There is a civil rights lawsuit or so that needs to be filed. The courts and not just the FCC should be involved.
This hate filled hostile event that occurred on a public licensed radio station needs to be exposed.
TWB
20 posted on 02/03/2012 10:56:50 AM PST by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: RexBeach
Thaddeous should get his big A$$ out of Memphis period. I'm so MAD that the Commercial Appeal's editors are not outraged.

I have met MS. Bergman, she's not an idiot, stupid nor ignorant.

This kind of racism is what we put with everyday in Memphis, Tn.

21 posted on 02/03/2012 11:04:36 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: TheBattman

>>She also said donations to her campaign have spiked since the incident.

Great!

btw I think the blues he plays is probably closer to what many would call soul/R&B. (Maybe more like the Malaco sound?) In defense of Memphis (I’m
from Boston area, and am a white man who plays blues on
college radio) we can’t forget the major force the city has played in terms of blues, soul, and rock. Stax Records,
Sun, Rufus Thomas, Elvis, Booker T and the MGs, W.C. Handy,
Beale Street, B.B. King, Memphis Minnie, Memphis Slim, etc.

Even the “blue eyed soul” of Alex Chilton and the Box Tops, who used to shop at Poplar Tunes (record store) on Poplar
Ave.


22 posted on 02/03/2012 11:08:26 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Pfesser

In Philly white man is stabbed and had racial abuse thrown at him.

The black leaders there have said this was not a racial incident or a hate crime. The spokeswoman went on to say that because some of these words were shouted it doe snot mean this was a the crime or a racial incident.

Bit like the DOJ and our crap bias MSM saying allah akbar while shooting soldiers at FT Hood did not have religion involved.

A black guy is called a name and the MSM runs the story for a week.

Remember in MD when a paki muslim woman was walking with her husband and her baby and then was shot.
The husband said that a car came by with people shouting racist and religious abuse.

The MSM was right on this story, they had their vans parked there at the scene and it was the big story, a couple of days later they found it was the husband who set all of it up and that there are no car with people shouting racist and religious abuse.

Now it was really weird because as soon as the police chief came out with the facts the MSM vans and the MSM went away and the story stopped all of a sudden.

Nah no bias from this MSM, is there.

Maybe the MSM, including FOX and the pro homo, pro cross dresser Megyn Kelly , shep smith, Geraldo, Hannity, big mouth O.R. Colmes, Beckel, and of coutrse their new employee the soros media matters, homosexual activist stooge Sally Khon needs to read the news here and find out what real America is as it is not their elitist cocktail parties etc


23 posted on 02/03/2012 11:10:42 AM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: raccoonradio

oops, the Poplar Ave mentioned is in Arkansas! Oh well

It actually is fairly powerful by day, 5000 watts according to radio-locator.com...26 watts at night

Most recent entry on his blog (station official site) is from 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
STONE AWARDS STATE THAT I AM THE MOST OUTSTANDING RADIO PERSONALITY IN MEMPHIS


24 posted on 02/03/2012 11:13:46 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Lazlo in PA

Nope. It’s because it is PC to be racist against one if he is not of superior qualities. A poor black guy is always welcome. A successful one will get the racist treatment and Democrates will applaud this as courageous.

So long you are a poor little white or black man or girl, you are a good little ngg@ in this country.


25 posted on 02/03/2012 11:27:56 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: raccoonradio

Nothing like a little shameless self-promotion, eh?! LOL


26 posted on 02/03/2012 11:40:43 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Lazlo in PA
The reason outrage is subdued is because this DJ is a nobody. He has some blues station in Memphis on the AM dial. It sounds like the radio equivalent of public access television. If you watch the vid of the interview in question, it looks like it was conducted in someones home bathroom. This DJ isn’t worth the attention he is getting.

That is totally irrelevant. If she had been a democrat, he would have been crucified.

27 posted on 02/03/2012 11:41:39 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: bigdirty

“...Memphis is a 3rd world country....”

You got that right! And sorry to say that I call it home. Oh well, just one of the crosses one has to bear.


28 posted on 02/03/2012 12:13:41 PM PST by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: Pfesser

Eff’m. He probably does his show from a couch on a stoop while drinking Colt 45 and smoking weed and counting his illegitimate offspring.


29 posted on 02/03/2012 2:27:47 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Pfesser

How DARE she leave the Rat plantation!


30 posted on 02/03/2012 4:02:17 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Pfesser

Only whites can be racist in Obamaland.

Now go pay your taxes - your government is broke.


31 posted on 02/03/2012 5:00:59 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: RexBeach

Democrats x-slaves.


32 posted on 02/03/2012 5:07:51 PM PST by Monorprise
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To: jakota

“Welcome to that wonderful time of the year: Black History Month!”

Why yes! The birth month for both Lincoln and Washington, the 12th and 22nd, respectively.

Now, we can being counting the 2012 version of the assaults by Blacks on white students, teachers, professors and co-workers (after class/hours, of course). Because, Whitey deserve it, donchaknow.


33 posted on 02/03/2012 5:13:12 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: combat_boots

Oops: S/B begin, not being


34 posted on 02/03/2012 5:14:50 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: bigdirty

You mean “Memphica”


35 posted on 02/03/2012 6:18:26 PM PST by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: bigdirty

You mean “Memphica”


36 posted on 02/03/2012 6:18:43 PM PST by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: bigdirty

You mean “Memphica”


37 posted on 02/03/2012 6:20:16 PM PST by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: Pfesser

Bump


38 posted on 02/03/2012 6:21:59 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Romney=Gun Grabber.)
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To: redpoll

>>We should stop being so polite.

Oh, I’m way past being polite when the issue of idiots playing the “race card” is concerned. That just makes me mad and gets me calling them out on their lack of a rational argument on whatever issue is at hand. Which is invariably the case if the race card is played.


39 posted on 02/03/2012 6:37:49 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Of all the dozens of places I’ve lived, Memphis was my least favorite.


40 posted on 02/03/2012 7:00:23 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: raccoonradio

Back in that day we owned three record shops around Memphis. The Disc & Tape was in Collierville, Southland Mall & Bartlett. We bought wholesale from Poplar on some things. Went to record release shin-digs. One I remember clearly was a release for a record by the Temptations. A lot of those people you mentioned were there. Rufus was there, & Isaac Hayes with his gaggle of bald beauties. (Our son went to Montessori school with Isaac’s kids.) There were four white people at that party, us and two of our friends. Great party. But I still hate Memphis.


41 posted on 02/03/2012 7:09:37 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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We moved to Memphis from the L.A. area. I would go back in a heartbeat if I could.

I don't know if Southland Mall is still in open. Whitehaven is pretty much a slum area, was once the place to live. Barlett is alright.

42 posted on 02/03/2012 7:33:01 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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I’m sure you are right about Southland. I heard it was closed. We were in the area for five years. At that time it was somewhat of a record for us. In the Jimmy Carter debacle, we lost everything and moved away. Just another one of those times when we lost everything. Been up and down like a yo-yo. Always bounced back.


43 posted on 02/03/2012 8:07:31 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: Pfesser

Dear Mrs. Bergmann:

Welcome to the wonderful world of black liberalism, i.e. hate white folk, hate free-thinking black folk, and claim victimization while doing this.

Stay strong like Alan West. Your Democratic opponent is a typical white, guilt-ridden Jewish liberal. I’m surprised he can stand up because of all the white guilt he carries on his shoulders. As a Jew, I can talk about Cohen like that because I know his type - a curse of modern liberal Judaism.

PS: Wait till “Brotherly Love Matthews” finds out that you are Jewish. Then the epithets get really juicy. Just tell him you’re a descendant of the Bergmann Cleaners family from Philadelphia. That will drive him crazier than he is.

{I know that you are not Jewish but he doesn’t. Let’s play with what’s LEFT of his mind. It is so much fun to watch a leftist-racist disintegrate. At least that’s what happens in normal society. I wonder if the libs in Memphis give a damn that you have been smeared by this trash-talking walking BOS.}


44 posted on 02/03/2012 9:32:52 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Heads up- The Huffington Post is insinuating that Newt Gingrich’s opposition to the ideas of Saul Alinsky is rooted in anti-Semitism. This is going to be the UGLIEST election in anyone’s memory...


45 posted on 02/03/2012 10:15:33 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Pfesser; abigail2; fabian; divine_moment_of_facts; dynachrome; rockabyebaby; beaversmom
calling her a "token negro" who is doing the bidding of "white folk."

Yea as opposed to a plantation Negro doing the bidding of their massa, on the Democrat plantation.

Foodstamps for all

46 posted on 02/03/2012 10:19:33 PM PST by the jogger
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To: the jogger
LOL!

Heard about this a few days ago. I was more mad at the lady for agreeing to go on his show. She had to know he was a foul mouthed idiot. If she didn't, she should be more careful next time.

Anyway, I've never heard of him and hope to never again. Course, I don't run in those radical, hateful circles. Betcha Barry and Michelle like him.

47 posted on 02/03/2012 10:26:41 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: raccoonradio
Even the “blue eyed soul” of Alex Chilton and the Box Tops, who used to shop at Poplar Tunes (record store) on Poplar Ave.

And "Dusty in Memphis" is one of my all-time favorites.

48 posted on 02/03/2012 10:32:32 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: manc
including FOX and the pro homo, pro cross dresser Megyn Kelly , shep smith, Geraldo, Hannity, big mouth O.R. Colmes, Beckel, and of course their new employee the soros media matters, homosexual activist
stooge Sally Khon needs to read the news here and find out what real America is as it
is not their elitist cocktail parties etc


I've always known that what the liberals cannot defeat, they infiltrate using
bias as their assault weapon. Fox is being taken over without a shot being fired.
Now if FOX changes direction they will be sued into oblivion for every
liberal charge in the book.


Didn't take long did it? And that Sally Khon thing, WTF...

49 posted on 02/03/2012 10:42:11 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: TheBattman
What is wrong with church-going black people in this country? For all the preaching and amens, can they really tell the difference between right and wrong? If they can, why are they not SPEAKING UP and coming together collectively to stand up and speak out against this hater in Memphis? Black people are so concerned about being “dissed.” Well, this woman was dissed big time...where is support for her?

Put your money where your mouths are, and stand up for this woman, and deal with the “dissin’” racist Matthews. May God give us all the strength to do what is right.

50 posted on 02/03/2012 11:08:15 PM PST by itssme
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