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NAACP leader accuses Romney of favoring white people after speech
Daily Caller ^ | 07/11/2012 | Alex Pappas

Posted on 07/11/2012 9:39:09 PM PDT by Qbert

The response from one NAACP leader after Mitt Romney’s speech before the organization on Wednesday? He favors white people.

“I believe his vested interests are in white Americans,” Charlette Stoker Manning, the chairwoman of Women in NAACP, told the website BuzzFeed following the Republican candidate’s Wednesday speech in Houston.

“You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he’s coming from. He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

Romney was booed at several points throughout his speech — the loudest being when Romney spoke of his desire to see “Obamacare” repealed. The Republican also received applause at times throughout the speech, notably for saying he’d protect traditional marriage.

In his speech, he argued that a Romney administration would better serve African-American voters.

“If you want a president who will make things better in the African-American community, you are looking at him,” Romney said.

In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, the NAACP thanked Romney for addressing the convention but stressed they disagree with his policies.

“While we are glad that Governor Romney recognized the power of the black electorate, he laid out an agenda that was antithetical to many of our interests,” said NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous.


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"He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

So let's re-elect the guy who's destroying jobs for blacks at a record-setting pace...

1 posted on 07/11/2012 9:39:23 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

How is it that Asians, who don’t even speak English, can come to this country and start successful businesses?


2 posted on 07/11/2012 9:41:00 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Qbert

The NAACP is the most racist organization out there. They despise the sight of white people. So what is that idiot saying, that black people can’t find ways to and from work? I love it how that moron makes such a blanket statement like that. So I’m assuming by her logic all blacks sit at home doing what, playing XBOX? If a white person had just said the idiocy that this woman just said they would be accused of being the racists. The NAACP only supports Obama because they are hoping they will get reparations from him if they do


3 posted on 07/11/2012 9:44:06 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dfwgator
How is it that Asians, who don’t even speak English, can come to this country and start successful businesses?

Because they know how to cook and count?

4 posted on 07/11/2012 9:44:06 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Qbert
it was a given that one or a few from the NAACP would make such a ludicrous claim/assertion. Simply making excuses for their failures to admit that they vote largely based upon color of skin and ideology despite the decrepit nature and infestation that hampers a large part of the black community(s) today. As such, the NAACP has replaced the 'white' slave/plantation master/owner and now looks to keep the vast majority of blacks mired on the plantation via constant notions of social justice, calls of racism, and government dependency. They should be proud of themselves.... =.=
5 posted on 07/11/2012 9:45:02 PM PDT by cranked
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>> “You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he’s coming from. He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

There ya’ go, Black America. Manning has set your limitations for you.


6 posted on 07/11/2012 9:48:15 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: dfwgator

How can their children learn proper English and excel in school?


7 posted on 07/11/2012 9:49:15 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: dfwgator

There is something lacking in the black culture, something that is also lacking in the whites of Appalachia, which discourages setting up a business. They hitched their wagon to the Great Society and eschewed the path laid down by Booker Washington a hundred years ago. They chose to follow the path of DuBois, which is socialism.


8 posted on 07/11/2012 9:49:59 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Qbert

9 posted on 07/11/2012 9:50:21 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Qbert

Obviously suffering from PRS - “Perceived Racism Syndrome.” Poor lady.


10 posted on 07/11/2012 9:50:52 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Qbert

Maybe he would get a better reception if he had sang “Mammy”!


11 posted on 07/11/2012 9:52:31 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: RobbyS

The perfect analogy is an circus elephant...they are tied to a stump as a baby, so they can’t escape......they are conditioned to believe that they cannot escape, even once they grow up and can easily break away from the stump.


12 posted on 07/11/2012 9:53:19 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: DennisR

Blacks have no leadership.

The vast majority of blacks are incapable of independent thinking when it comes to politics.

It’s sad.


13 posted on 07/11/2012 9:53:54 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: Qbert

>“If you want a president who will make things better in the African-American community, you are looking at him,” Romney said.<

They might have been looking at him, but since he doesn’t look like them, they sure won’t vote for him. Nope, they’ll lap up the Obama Koolaid and wonder why that “stash” he promised them never fails to materialize.

Idjits.


14 posted on 07/11/2012 9:54:25 PM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: broken_arrow1

>Maybe he would get a better reception if he had sang “Mammy”!<

...and put on some black face paint like Al Jolson.

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


15 posted on 07/11/2012 9:55:41 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Qbert

“He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.”

Hey, I thought 0bama would put gas in their tanks and pay their mortgages.

Plumbing new depths in a filthy, racist rant of pure hatred. It’s clear that the creation of a victimized underclass is the mother’s milk of this organization. In that, they are wildly successful. In the end, they’re only generating antipathy towards Blacks. An ever expanding class of urban ferals will be the outcome.


16 posted on 07/11/2012 9:57:07 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Instead of running for another term, 0bama should be begging for forgiveness.)
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To: Qbert

“While we are glad that Governor Romney recognized the power of the black electorate, he laid out an agenda that was antithetical to many of our interests,” said NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous.

You can sometimes learn a lot from someone’s name. For example, Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, Benjamin Todd Jealous...


17 posted on 07/11/2012 9:57:37 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: broken_arrow1

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


18 posted on 07/11/2012 9:57:37 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

How is it that Asians, who don’t even speak English, can come to this country and start successful businesses?

Because they know how to cook and count?

Because they don’t sit around making excuses.

They dig in, get the best education they can, maintain unbreakable family ties, and work their butts off, while certain other minorities are beating their gums, making excuses, scamming the system, joining gangs, abusing drugs and screwing up their families.


19 posted on 07/11/2012 9:57:47 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Gene Eric
“You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he’s coming from. He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

Well, it sounds to me like perpetual welfare is the only thing her black people will accept, provided the black people don't need to ride a bus to the welfare office. Obviously getting back from the welfare office isn't a problem, that way is a taxi ride.

20 posted on 07/11/2012 10:00:31 PM PDT by John Valentine (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: Qbert
>"NAACP leader accuses Romney of favoring white people after speech"

Said the racist man, whose racist organization favors one race above others!

21 posted on 07/11/2012 10:01:47 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Qbert

So...


22 posted on 07/11/2012 10:03:28 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Qbert

Who wouldn’t?


23 posted on 07/11/2012 10:07:03 PM PDT by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Surprise, surprise!

What, no NAACP leader favors white people? Hard to believe.

24 posted on 07/11/2012 10:07:32 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: Qbert
“You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he’s coming from. He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

Is Manning in the NAACP or the KKK's ladies auxiliary? Because those exact words could have come from the Klan.

Now we just need to figure out what the second A in NAACP stands for, because we know it is certainly no longer "Advancement".

25 posted on 07/11/2012 10:08:20 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Qbert

Let’s see a guy that voted for Zero because he was black is accusing Romney of favoring white people?...

How do you dialog with a guy in this intellectual state?...
Answer you can’t..

Black people generally almost totally are delusional..
Very low intellectual level.. pity but its seems to be true..

Even college educated blacks are delusional...
The schools are almost worthless... for people of any race.. at least the teachers are...


26 posted on 07/11/2012 10:08:33 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Qbert

Romney was speaking before the OVERSEERS of the Democrat Plantation.

Almost every person in that room makes a living either pimping racism, from race-baiting, or from race-based gubment handouts and payoffs.

It was like speaking before the Black KKK


27 posted on 07/11/2012 10:10:07 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: KarlInOhio

Alligators?


28 posted on 07/11/2012 10:11:04 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: cranked

Deep down, I don’t think those in charge of the NAACP ultimately care much about black poverty, broken homes, etc. It’s all about power and getting rich off the system.

They’ll string people along for decades with the same old promises and excuses. Nothing will change until people finally realize they are being deceived by their supposed “friends” and “leaders”.


29 posted on 07/11/2012 10:11:46 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: KarlInOhio
black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,”

the Mexicans don't seem to have a problem finding a way to and from work.

30 posted on 07/11/2012 10:12:35 PM PDT by RC one (this space intentionally left blank)
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To: Qbert

Romney should have asked them to state just what Obama has done for them in the last four years. Are they better off?


31 posted on 07/11/2012 10:12:35 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Qbert

“I believe his vested interests are in white Americans.”

Ms. Manning, I can understand why you would be upset if that’s your belief.

It would mean that Romney’s interests were not all inclusive and neglected certain people based on the color of their skin.

It would be analogous to the NAACP’s vested interests being strictly in black Americans.

And, of course, we know that your organization is solely interested in that which benefits all races.


32 posted on 07/11/2012 10:12:50 PM PDT by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: dfwgator

Indeed. Have to remember that.


33 posted on 07/11/2012 10:13:04 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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Like obama is a friend to anybody who isn't a muslim. I know a lot of muslims, and obama fits the bill to a tee. The blacks have no friend in obama. He's just like the the middle eastern slave traders of ancient times, he'll sell you out in a heartbeat for personal gain. The greatest tragedy for black Americans is being fooled into believing that a government could solve all of their problems. Join the club, ALL OF US were fooled. I don't care who you are, or where you came from, we were ALL taken for a ride. The only way to redeem ourselves, is to go back to our core Constitutional law.
34 posted on 07/11/2012 10:14:12 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Qbert
What she is really saying....

You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he’s coming from. He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people are incapable of doing those things!

35 posted on 07/11/2012 10:18:40 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: RC one
the Mexicans don't seem to have a problem finding a way to and from work

Even when the daily commute involves crossing a border, carjacking a ride to the office, and then the return trip home.

36 posted on 07/11/2012 10:25:28 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: RC one

“T he Mexicans don’t seem to have a problem finding a way to and from work.”

Yep. 12 get in a van, and stop by 7-11 to pick up two hotdog and a gallon of water on the way to work.


37 posted on 07/11/2012 10:28:08 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: factoryrat

"The greatest tragedy for black Americans is being fooled into believing that a government could solve all of their problems."

The problem is, Republicans sat back (as they almost always do) and allowed the left to control the dialogue all those years.

38 posted on 07/11/2012 10:29:40 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: dfwgator

“How is it that Asians, who don’t even speak English, can come to this country and start successful businesses?”

Because those who come to the U.S. LEGALLY, bring money with them.
They tend to be from the wealthy end of the scale back home.
When they come as legal immigrants they have a sponsor, they know that running afoul of the law can get them sent back in shame.

Even when they are illegals they also have a strong family co-op system, everyone works, but only gets to keep a pittance of wages for themselves.
Most funds are turned over to the eldest male, he will choose a business to start or buy using the pooled funds.
Some families may have a vote, most, not likely.

“Black” families, or any other, COULD do the same, but will not.
Americans in general are too selfish and independent to sacrifice like that for a few years. (See “Saving for the future”, under obsolete terminology!)

Among the “Black” families, even if an actual functioning family could be found, no one is going to trust their money to any long range group plan they are not the one in charge of.

Not to be too facetious, but I could do pretty well for myself with forty acres and a mule.
“Blacks” got that, but few prospered.
The younger generation wants their shot at easy money, one way or another.


39 posted on 07/11/2012 10:41:21 PM PDT by Loyal Sedition
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To: Qbert

These idiots are seeing the black community suffer more then ever and they think more Obama is the answer???


40 posted on 07/11/2012 10:41:58 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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"He’s talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.

What disgusting attitude by NAACP! They are the new slave owners, keeping the A-A's down in economic status.

Here is the story of immigrants who arrive with no money and prosper in America...

http://www.lonsberry.com/writings.cfm?story=3364&go=4
41 posted on 07/11/2012 10:54:05 PM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut from the inside.)
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To: Qbert
Ah yes, the concept that someone else owes you a living.

Since certain people figured out that Voting is easier than Robbing, and safer to boot, they have decided that they are no longer responsible for themselves.

As far as the Racist Hate Group NAALCP is concerned
Whitey will owe them until the end of time.

42 posted on 07/11/2012 10:55:48 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Godfathercare, either your Freedom or your Money will be on that Insurance Policy.)
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To: Loyal Sedition

Not always true that legal immigrants arrive with money.

See article in post #41.


43 posted on 07/11/2012 10:56:20 PM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut from the inside.)
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To: Qbert

You know,I think I just heard this “black leader” say that black people were too stupid to hold jobs. Why on Earth do any black folks listen to these cretins?


44 posted on 07/11/2012 10:56:25 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: dfwgator

“How is it that Asians, who don’t even speak English, can come to this country and start successful businesses?”

Lol! Don’t confuse them with the facts;)


45 posted on 07/11/2012 10:59:20 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Qbert

If I were Romney, my speech to the NAACP would be something like this:

“I am not here today to speak to you, you are an irrelevant organization whose purpose has long ceased to exist....today I am speaking to the vast majority of black people in this country that have had their voices shouted down by the likes of you, as if you were the only voice for all black people in this country....”


46 posted on 07/11/2012 11:00:33 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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...black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work

Any amplification of this comment would only be considered stereotyping.

47 posted on 07/11/2012 11:02:49 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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So the millions of blacks who work at municipal, county, state, federal government, non-goverment organizations, school districts, area education agencies and the postal service can’t afford to get back-and-forth to work? Most of them make more money than the average white in the private sector, plus have Cadillac benefits and great pensions! All the millions of black professionals, paraprofessionals and factory workers can’t get to work? What country does this individual live in?


48 posted on 07/11/2012 11:04:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: dfwgator

Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and intelligence.

Three distinct characteristics that one group has and the other does not.


49 posted on 07/11/2012 11:05:08 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Qbert

“black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work,” Manning said.”

And until the NAACP stands for individual responsibility....this will continue.

NAACP.....The new slave Lords....how proud they must be.

It is now time for the:

National Association for the Advancement of Colored Challenged People.......NAACCP!


50 posted on 07/11/2012 11:05:51 PM PDT by Puckster
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