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Bashir: Conservatives Cool With Slaves Building White House But Can't Accept Black President There
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 04/06/2012 1:24:00 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

The odious Martin Bashir is at it again. On his MSNBC show today, Bashir suggested that conservatives, racists that they are, were happy to have slaves help build the White House, but can't accept a black president living there.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barackobama; conservatives; martinbashir; slavery
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Hey Bashir....you better brush upon factual history and which party would have been completely happy to keep slavery going through to modern times. Hint....they're not conservatives.

I'm so sick of this sh-t. If I could be queen for a day, I'd make a proclamation that all people have to pay a million dollar fee to accuse someone of racism. I'd also make a mandatory 25 year sentence if you are caught revising history.

51 posted on 04/06/2012 2:02:14 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Ain’t it great livin’ in obama’s “post-racial” America?


52 posted on 04/06/2012 2:07:06 PM PDT by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: Jemian

“Was the WH in fact, built with slave labor? That thought had not occurred to me before. I’m not sure what difference it makes anyway.”

It was built in slave territory (obviously), in exchange for Southerners accepting Hamilton’s debt assumption plan (what a crappy deal). Slave territory, by the way, eventually became the cradle of the Democrat party.

“I’m pretty sure slaves were not used when it was gutted and rebuilt during Truman’s term.”

Did the armed forces participate? Because they had involuntary servants.


53 posted on 04/06/2012 2:09:15 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Gator113

I’m just sick of the race-baiting. The same knuckleheads feel they’ve won the argument when they call us `Nazis,’ then they lean back in their chairs smiling, having `poisoned the well’/violated `Godwin’s law.’
They’ve just lost, we all lose, and they’re clueless. Argument is reasoned debate tested by doubt. A public discussion with these people is like arguing with a roomful of African gray parrots.
Nothing but `squawking’ points, memorized insults and undigested pap that they yak up and spit out. This one is a standout, too. Slaves and the White House! It’s like listening to Barry talk about SCOTUS “discretion”.
BLOAT!


54 posted on 04/06/2012 2:09:35 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
but isn’t Obama a mulatto?

No. That term has gone by the wayside....like "Oriental." BUT, since George Zimmerman is a "White Hispanic" Obama should now be referred to as "White African-American."
55 posted on 04/06/2012 2:10:34 PM PDT by LanaTurnerOverdrive ("I've done a lot of things in my life that I'm not proud of. And the things I am proud of are disgus)
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To: MsLady
It has nothing to do with his color and everything to do with his character. Exactly what Dr. King fought for.

With all due respect (because you seem very sincere) that is incredibly naive. With the civil rights industry it never is about content of character or any other St. Marty soundbite. It's all about money and power. face it, hating whitey is big business these days. You can live like a king (a la Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton) or at least get you a paid gig on MSNBC. There is an entire academic industry built around "African American Studies" or "Diversity Implementation" that in a sane world would be scoffed at.

56 posted on 04/06/2012 2:11:57 PM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Is it too late to save the country?)
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To: Williams

“Those were democrat slaveholders, just like today.”

No democrats to speak of, at least not when construction started (can’t say how long it went on). There was continuity between Jeffersonian Republicans and Early Democrats, but they weren’t the same party.


57 posted on 04/06/2012 2:12:43 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“just as for racists throughout liberty”

Whoa, I have no idea why I just wrote that. “Liberty” should be “history.”


58 posted on 04/06/2012 2:15:44 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey racist liberal pig Bashir....you mean the slaves that the Democrats fought so stringently to maintain, and the Republicans fought to set free and give civil rights to? You mean when Lincoln freed the slaves, and the Democrats formed the KKK, and then ended up killing thousands of blacks and Republicans who defended those blacks. Those slaves?

Goodness Gracious, so MSNBC has this racist nutjob, and race baiters Jackson and Schultz, all certifiable ignorant, uneducated , racist morons.

DEAR NBC - UNIVERSAL.....honestly, do you get together in board rooms and think of ways of FAILING?


59 posted on 04/06/2012 2:16:15 PM PDT by DecentAmerican
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

400 slaves built the White House and Capital. 300,000 white men died freeing them.


60 posted on 04/06/2012 2:18:58 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
RACE BAITER LAME Stream Media's at it again, trying to stir the pot.
But they don't say one word about their Fabian Fascist ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF's attempts to start a RACE WAR.

Take notice of how Barack Hussein Obama II reminds himself everyday, to play the "Race Card".



61 posted on 04/06/2012 2:19:10 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Tublecane

I don’t think the construction crew in Truman’s term was not military. I haven’t researched it and so manors peaking with authority.


62 posted on 04/06/2012 2:19:52 PM PDT by Jemian (We don't need Mittens in the south (or the rest of the country, for that matter).)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Martin,

We do not judge by the color of his skin, but by the content of his character.

Best Regards and welcome to our homeland,
The American People

63 posted on 04/06/2012 2:20:03 PM PDT by Ol' Sox
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Such BS. I’d be perfectly happy with Allen West, Alan Keyes, Herman Cain or any other patriotic American of color. As long as they’re legit. Wish we could deport Bashir. I’m sick of these foreigners telling us how to run our country.


64 posted on 04/06/2012 2:22:04 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

First question how many black slave owners supplied the slaves?.


65 posted on 04/06/2012 2:23:53 PM PDT by Vaduz
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m gobstopped! So the Scot stonemasons who worked on the White House and Capitol were slaves?


66 posted on 04/06/2012 2:24:32 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Chipper

Wow. Enough said.


67 posted on 04/06/2012 2:25:12 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Clinton isn’t President any more.


68 posted on 04/06/2012 2:29:04 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: NathanR

>>Technically yes, but the word “mulatto” is obsolete. He is in fact “black” or African-American or whatever else you want to call him.<<

How about half-breed, or is that forbidden also?


69 posted on 04/06/2012 2:30:12 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey

I am sure that would be even more so. LOL


70 posted on 04/06/2012 2:31:03 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
to Bashir, "is that all you got... IS THAT ALL YOU GOT!!"

Any time these leftists want to lay down that gauntlet, our comeback aught to be just that, "is that all you got" then lay into O's failed presidency...

71 posted on 04/06/2012 2:31:39 PM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: tumblindice

Yes, it’s THAT bad and much more. What Obama and these worthless dregs have started will not end well, for them.


72 posted on 04/06/2012 2:33:02 PM PDT by Gator113 (** President Newt Gingrich-"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less." ~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We just can’t accept a socialist in the White House, regardless of color. Color is immaterial. I’d vote for Walter Williams in a heartbeat.


73 posted on 04/06/2012 2:42:28 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Vaduz
Liberals can't abide the truth!
Watch this.
Also read: And remember, NEVER TRUST A LIBERAL!
74 posted on 04/06/2012 2:42:51 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Yosemitest

The First Slave Owner In America Anthony Johnson, A Black Man !!!
True many blacks OWNED slaves yet the liberals shame the white man but not the black man.
They never talk about the blacks that sold slsves,it’a the norm for libs to only tell one side of a stery.


75 posted on 04/06/2012 2:50:45 PM PDT by Vaduz
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To: luvbach1

Im willing to bet 90% of conservatives would have no problem with Colonel Alan West there and 90% of liberals would have a problem with him


76 posted on 04/06/2012 2:53:29 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: Yosemitest
Yosemite, I sadly shake my head at Bridges comment: You cannot look at a person and judge him or her by the color of their skin.

And yet, isn't that EXACTLY why blacks are so favorable toward Obama, including herself? As she says in the VERY NEXT sentence: I did feel if anyone would hang the painting, it would be him.

They HAVE judged him by the color of his skin, and because his skin is colored the same as theirs, they therefore support him and vote for him.

Yet this is not racism?

Suppose I only voted and supported people who had MY skin color?

77 posted on 04/06/2012 2:53:43 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: luvbach1

Im willing to bet 90% of conservatives would have no problem with Colonel Alan West there and 90% of liberals would have a problem with him


78 posted on 04/06/2012 2:53:42 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: Hotlanta Mike
"I must be missing something, but isn’t Obama a mulatto?"

Nah, he's an Oreo. LMAO!!!

79 posted on 04/06/2012 3:00:35 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Ich bein eine Breitbart")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
If it was built by slaves they were owned by Democrats...historically...republican didn't own slaves......if fact what was the first political different between republican and Democrats...slavery....lib will slam the country history on slavery...but claim the political party the historically fought for it....if slavery =Jews in Germany them the democrat party = the Nazis party...the GOP= the Resistance
80 posted on 04/06/2012 3:01:57 PM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: basil

OK—For the last time-— As a Conservative I have no problem with Obama’s Race (or half race as he’s half white) I would love to see a black man in the White House—Like Cain! Or Ms. Rice—hey even Bill Cosby. I object to his POLITICS—I don’t like his neo-Socialism and radical means of getting what he wants over the wishes of the American People of all colors. Nuff Said.


81 posted on 04/06/2012 3:10:13 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: NathanR
He is in fact “black”...

Actually, no. His father was half Arab and half African. His mother was white. That makes zero 1/4 black, 1/4 Arab and 1/2 white.

82 posted on 04/06/2012 3:15:43 PM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: SunTzuWu

Uh... which makes him “black” by the usual rules.


83 posted on 04/06/2012 3:27:12 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: MsLady

The only color Dear Leader has that bothers me is his Commie Red.


84 posted on 04/06/2012 3:52:21 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

For years, these racist scoundrels, like Martin Bashir, have been getting a pass from Republicans and conservatives, who positively cringe when they should call racists, “racist”, even when these racists are spouting horrible racial hatred and bias.

It is obvious why Republicans and conservatives, who frequently face *unfair* and *lying* accusations of racism, are so hesitant to call others racists. But when they actually *are* racists, they should be called racists to their face, and whenever their face pops up.

In fact, perhaps the most damning accusation of racism against Republicans and conservatives is not that *they* are racists, but that they do not condemn real racists, and thus tolerate racism “by omission”. That is, if you do not condemn *real* racism when you see it, you contribute to it and support it. You give it a platform.

So when you speak of Martin Bashir in the future, be sure to say, “the racist Martin Bashir”.

And when you speak of Jesse Jackson in the future, be sure to say, “the racist Jesse Jackson”.

And when you speak of Al Sharpton in the future, be sure to say, “the racist Al Sharpton”.

And there are so many more Democrats who cultivate their racism without criticism by Republicans and conservatives, who need to be called out about their racism.

Republicans called out Democrats when Democrats supported slavery. And when Democrats supported Jim Crow laws. And when Democrats supported segregation. Democrats need to be punished for their racism, their antisemitism, and all their other vile actions.

Don’t give them a pass, or you are part of the problem.


85 posted on 04/06/2012 3:57:45 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

lol...hilarious


86 posted on 04/06/2012 4:04:13 PM PDT by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: NathanR

words are never obsolete

but today everyone wants to be black

i am now black too come to think of it

i can will myself to be a tropical african negroid if i just concentrate

i’m already there in some respects


87 posted on 04/06/2012 4:06:58 PM PDT by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

BHO isn’t black he’s RED! With the blood of murdered innocents.


88 posted on 04/06/2012 4:11:40 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: MrB
>"Yep, we’d be just fine and dandy with a WHITE communist in the White House. "

vote Romney

89 posted on 04/06/2012 4:13:20 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I am proud that so many more freepers today resist white guilt and all that it encompasses than was the case 12 years ago

but it amuses me that in spite of that many still cannot resist the kneejerk siren calls even when now with a newfound courage to be defiant and unafraid to be called racist

quoting King and aping the call for more blacks to run for GOP office misses the point and sticks a leg back in the “trap”

throwing bones to those who tweak you is a tar pit...not a briar patch


90 posted on 04/06/2012 4:17:19 PM PDT by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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Click

91 posted on 04/06/2012 4:27:24 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m sick of the slave crap. SICK OF IT. I’m a Southerner and I’ll be the first to say it was wrong, but it ended 147 years ago. Black people, are you listening? GET THE HELL OVER IT. The Holocaust happened 70 years ago, but you don’t hear Jewish people constantly complaining (and they would have a right to!).


92 posted on 04/06/2012 4:46:16 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
"OK—For the last time-— As a Conservative I have no problem with Obama’s Race (or half race as he’s half white) I would love to see a black man in the White House—Like Cain! Or Ms. Rice"

But why would you "love" to see a black man in the White House? Or red, or green, or plaid? Color shouldn't even matter in your preference. I would love to see a conservative there, and I don't care what color he is. Race is not a selling point for me.

93 posted on 04/06/2012 4:52:04 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Herman Cain, leader of the Real Clear Politics poll average for the Republican presidential nomination for three weeks, from October 20 to November 10, 2011.

94 posted on 04/06/2012 6:13:37 PM PDT by TChad
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Mark, I suspect MORE people will reply to this thread than watch his show..
95 posted on 04/06/2012 6:25:07 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: wardaddy

You speak truth, brother.


96 posted on 04/06/2012 7:25:43 PM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: Alas Babylon!
It IS Racism!
It's plain for ALL to see.
97 posted on 04/06/2012 9:46:00 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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