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  • Dem Strategist: Clinton Should Be In Panic Mode Over Enthusiasm Gap With Black Voters

    11/01/2016 10:25:34 PM PDT · by Hadean · 39 replies
    RealClear Politics ^ | Nov. 1, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Leslie Wimes, the president of the Democratic African-American women's caucus, joins MSNBC's Hallie Jackson to discuss the Clinton campaign being in "panic mode" about low voter enthusiasm in the black community. WIMES: When I said that in September that the enthusiasm level for African-Americans as far as Hillary Clinton's campaign was not there, I was right. They were wrong. They didn't want anyone to know they were in panic mode. HALLIE JACKSON, MSNBC: There is nothing she can do? WIMES: Oh, no. It's over now as far as the African-American community is concerned. She had time back then to get...
  • Scarborough: My Dog Is Way Ahead of Trump With Black Voters

    10/04/2016 5:48:29 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 44 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough was probably just trying to make the point that Donald Trump is very unpopular with black voters, but he wound up saying something that some might view as insulting to African-Americans. Interviewing Al Sharpton on today’s Morning Joe, he asked about the Rev’s view that Hillary has not been doing enough to appeal to black voters. As Sharpton prefaced his remarks by observing that Hillary is way ahead of Trump among black voters, Scarborough interjected “my dog’s way ahead of Trump among black voters.” Watch the video and note how Scarborough trails off at the end, possibly realizing...
  • Obama tells black voters he'll take it as a 'personal insult' if they don't turn out for Hillary

    09/19/2016 11:51:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/19/16 | Dan Calabrese
    It's all about him. Then again, anything is better than making it about her. “Vote for Hillary because it’s very exciting to think of electing her. She would be such a great president.” Oh. Sorry. Just kidding. If you’re looking for an argument to motivate Democrats to get out and vote, you don’t want to use the one offered above, because your objective is not to get everyone a) laughing at you; or b) groaning with disgust. As Democrats grow increasingly desperate amidst the dramatic shift in the polls toward Donald Trump, they have to offer some sort of rationale...
  • Black voters are turning from Clinton to Trump in new poll

    09/18/2016 12:28:26 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | 9-17-2016 | Mary Kay Linge
    Donald Trump is gaining support among African-American voters — whose enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton is eroding, a tracking poll released Saturday revealed. Trump saw a 16.5 percentage-point increase in backing from African-American voters in a Los Angeles Times/University of Southern California tracking poll, up from 3.1 percent on Sept. 10 to 19.6 percent through Friday.
  • Obama: Would be 'personal insult' to legacy if black voters don't back Clinton

    09/17/2016 10:27:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Cable News Network ^ | 11:02 PM ET, Sat September 17, 2016 | MJ Lee, Dan Merica and Jeff Zeleny
    President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a “personal insult” to his legacy if black voters didn’t turn out for Hillary Clinton. Addressing the Congressional Black Caucus gala for the last time as president, Obama warned that while his name would not be on the ballot in November, all of the progress that the country has made over the last eight years was on the line. […] “You may have heard Hillary’s opponent in this election say that there’s never been a worse time...
  • Obama: I Will Consider It An Insult [tr]

    09/17/2016 8:08:18 PM PDT · by upchuck · 71 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | Sept 17, 2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Full article title: Obama: I Will Consider It An Insult To My Legacy If You Do Not Vote; Want to Give Me A Good Send Off? Go Vote President Obama made a strong sell for a candidate to succeed his legacy at the Congressional Black Caucus dinner Saturday night. The president invoked slavery and the Jim Crow era and preached that if they wanted to give him a good send off then register people to vote because his legacy is at stake. Although he did not name Hillary Clinton, the president said he would consider it a personal insult from...
  • Hillary Clinton’s numbers with African American voters drifting toward disaster; lowest since 1960

    09/13/2016 9:11:56 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/13/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Last week was a very bad week for Hillary Clinton. She saw doctors overwhelmingly say her health is an issue in the campaign; she took off her now requisite few days to rest and slandered Donald Trump’s supporters, calling half of them a basket of “deplorables.” These disasters could not be covered up by her lapdog media and they have damaged her. And there were two more major developments that could meld into a serious stumbling block for Hillary. Clinton spoke before a Black Baptist convention and was only able to fill 20% of the seats placed in the room....
  • The hidden benefit of Trump getting 20% of the Black vote you might not have considered

    09/11/2016 9:17:08 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/11/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2002, John Thune lost a South Dakota US Senate race by 524 votes after being ahead by 3,729 votes at 3:41 a.m. with no counties containing Indian reservations having reported. Then a “suspicious” batch of votes for incumbent Democrat Tim Johnson came in from the state’s Indian reservations. They amounted to 4253 votes and Thune lost by a handful of votes. In 2004 Thune tackled an even bigger target when he challenged Democrat Senator Leader Tom Daschle. This time things were different. This time Thune reached out to Russell Means, the leader of the American Indian Movement and a...
  • The practical effect of Trump getting 20% of the Black vote

    09/08/2016 8:48:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/8/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    No one on either side could have imagined the level of support Donald Trump has gotten from Black voters. Because they are mostly Democrats their defection to Trump in this zero sum game is extremely significant. Black support for Trump first surfaced a year ago when a SurveyUSA national poll reported that Trump was getting 25% of the Black vote. After the laughter died down, the pollsters didn’t even bother with this claim because they reasoned it was a waste of time and money since Trump would not get the Republican nomination anyway. As the Republican primaries went along and...
  • New Black Panther leader comes out in support of Donald Trump

    09/02/2016 8:52:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/2/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The fakers and pretenders can say what they will about how Donald Trump has little or no support among Black voters, but the facts just don’t support their lies. Trump is doing the Black voter outreach the Republican Establishment always said its candidates should do, but never did. Trump is talking directly to Black prisoners of Democrat, dilapidated, crumbling cities across the country. He is saying things his Black listeners recognize as the truth. When Trump points out the terrible life Blacks are forced to live because of Democrat oppression they are nodding in agreement not plotting his political demise....
  • Hillary Clinton is in serious trouble with Black voters and faked polls won’t change the truth

    08/30/2016 9:01:34 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 34 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/30/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The fake pollsters are in a panic over the terrible support numbers Hillary Clinton isgetting with Black voters. The truth is either being erased and smothered or nuanced into unrecognizable pap. The party line is that Donald Trump gets between 5% and ZERO--yes ZERO--percent of the Black vote and these statements reek of fear and panic. The truth is found in a growing number of honest polls which show Trump getting between 20% and 32% of the Black vote – yes 32%. Last week yet another poll from Florida gave Trump a small overall edge but reported him getting 20%...
  • Trump to black voters: ‘What the hell do you have to lose?’

    08/22/2016 7:42:12 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    canada Free Press ^ | 08/22/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Also vows that after four years in office, he'll get 95 percent of the black vote One of the most common knocks against Donald Trump is actually one of the things I like most about him. Whereas some find fault in Trump for not being sufficiently indoctrinated to the conventional wisdom of politics, I see a refreshing refusal to be a slave to it. A few things are more established as conventional wisdom than the idea that the black vote will always go overwhelmingly Democratic, because . . . well, because it does! In an appearance on Friday in Dimondale,...
  • Outrage Building as CNN Associates Black Voters with Felons

    08/21/2016 9:11:16 AM PDT · by wrrock · 27 replies
    butasforme ^ | 8/21/16 | butasforme
    Hashtag #racistcnn is trending on Twitter as people express outrage over headline associating black voters with felons.
  • Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

    08/20/2016 9:49:44 AM PDT · by Mariner · 42 replies
    Associated Press via Sacramento Bee ^ | August 19th, 2016 | By JILL COLVIN
    DIMONDALE, Michigan Republican Donald Trump again made a direct appeal to black voters Friday night, urging them to abandon the Democratic Party and give him a chance. Speaking at a rally in Dimondale, Michigan, an overwhelmingly white suburb outside of Lansing, the GOP nominee argued that Democrats, including his rival Hillary Clinton, have taken advantage of African-American voters and taken their votes for granted. "Tonight, I'm asking for the vote of every single African-American citizen in this country who wants to see a better future," Trump told the crowd. "What do you have to lose by trying something new, like...
  • North Carolina Church Backs Trump, Campaign Reaches out to Black Voters

    08/07/2016 8:11:34 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/7/2016 | CANDACE SMITH
    Donald Trump's campaign is trying to make inroads with African-Americans, as an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that just 2 percent of black voters support the businessman in his run for president. Prominent surrogates including his daughter-in-law Lara Trump, national spokeswoman Katrina Pierson, former "The Apprentice" contestant Omarosa Manigault, and Pastor Mark Burns campaigned today at historically black church Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte, North Carolina. The church is now publicly supporting Trump, hosting a town hall today billed as "A Day of Endorsement." Donald Trump was not in attendance. Generally, churches cannot formally endorse a candidate...
  • Black Lives Matter Leader Slams the Clintons: They Just Use Us For Votes, Photo Ops

    08/06/2016 11:04:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 70 replies ^ | August 6, 2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton may be overwhelmingly winning the black vote (87 percent to 4 percent in the latest Fox News poll), but that doesn’t mean all African Americans think she has their best interests at heart. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, didn’t mince words when it came to describing what she thinks about the Clintons. “After Bill Clinton told black protesters, “You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter,” you wrote, “My back is tired of being the path to the White House,” Bloomberg’s Josh Eidelson told...
  • A Conversation on Race in America, Mr. Holder?

    08/06/2016 8:51:08 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/6/16 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    It was a while ago that our Attorney General, the one and only Eric Holder, claimed that Americans were a bunch of “cowards” for not wanting to have a conversation on the issue of race. Of course, for this administration a “conversation” on race means listen to what we say and worship at the altar of racial narratives which bear no resemblance to reality. Well I’m willing to join the discussion, but contrary to the wishes of Regime race baiters and progressive grievance mongers, I won’t bow to the narratives which have been developed during the Obama presidency. Most Americans...
  • Sowell: Black Votes Matter

    07/25/2016 1:22:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 26, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election day. People who expected the election of President Barack Obama to lead to racial healing and a post-racial society failed to take account of the political reality that racial healing and a post-racial society would, at a minimum, reduce black voter turnout. Black votes...
  • Clinton Continues to Take Voters of Color for Granted

    07/24/2016 7:30:58 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 13 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 22, 2016 | Peniel Joseph
    Hillary Clinton’s announcement of Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate is a missed opportunity in these tumultuous political times. Against a national landscape filled with earned and unearned racial anxiety — one that the Republic National Convention further stoked this past week and which Donald Trump’s candidacy is primarily based on — Clinton’s decision to stick to the conventional script may not cost her the election, but it damages the Democratic Party.
  • 10 People of Color Hillary Clinton Could Pick as Her Vice President

    07/12/2016 12:50:51 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 40 replies
    The Root ^ | May 10, 2016 | Lauren Victoria Burke
    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will be announcing her running mate within the next two months. Yes, that person is more than likely to be Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who is in an important swing state and speaks fluent Spanish, but we can dream, can’t we? Here are 10 African-American and Latino prospects the former secretary of state could select from for a vice presidential nominee.
  • Hillary Clinton Al Sharpton Interview: Black Vote Courted

    09/30/2015 9:31:15 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies ^ | September 26.2016 | Aaron Morrison
    FUll Title: Hillary Clinton Al Sharpton Interview: Black Vote Courted As Presidential Candidate To Appear On Civil Rights Leader's New MSNBC Program Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this weekend is expected to make yet another attempt to court the black vote when she becomes the first guest of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s all-new weekly “PoliticsNation” talk show on MSNBC. The show is scheduled to premiere Sunday, Oct. 4, at 8 a.m. EDT.
  • The coming landslide: Trump will crush Clinton

    06/22/2016 9:10:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/22/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Because they see their world collapsing and the growing threat of a Donald Trump landslide victory, some people are in a state of full blown panic. One panicky fool said the trashing Barry Goldwater took in 1964 will look “extremely successful” compared to the landslide beating Donald Trump will take in November. At this point you would believe that these people might think before speaking, but panic is a very strong emotion so these naysayers need to have their nose rubbed in reality to get them to shut up. So why is it very likely that Trump will crush Hillary...
  • Woman Voters Shares POWERFUL Message for Christians Not Voting For Donald Trump

    06/18/2016 7:41:44 AM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 16 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 6-18-16 | Wayne Dupree
    Her name is Va'Shona Dixon, and she's just come to the conclusion that NOT voting against Hillary Clinton would be a terrible recipe for this nation. Dixon says she's taken heat for coming forward to vote for Donald Trump, but she has to get this message out. So many people are focusing on Trump's shortcomings, and it's become a detriment to critical thinking. Dixon called out preachers in the black community who have drunk the liberal kool-aide and now are passing the "poison" to the members of the church. You need to share this video after you watch it and...
  • The numbers the media won’t be able to hide for long: Trump getting Latino and Black support

    06/14/2016 9:14:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/14/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2012, the hapless dunce Mitt Romney stumbled to a horrid 27% support among Latinos. A new Fox News Latino poll shows Donald Trump is getting 37% of the Latino vote. Evidently the Hispanic community does not completely share the media and some Republicans’ faux “outrage” at Trump’s calling La Raza’s judge, La Raza’s judge. Once again the gleeful cackles from the Beltway about Trump’s “political demise” are proving to be not only wrong but exactly opposite of the reality of the situation. If Trump is doing 37% with Hispanics in the midst of the tidal wave of fake indignation...
  • African-American Leader: Trump’s Message “Resonates” With Black Voters (VIDEO)

    04/30/2016 10:14:48 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    GP ^ | April 29,2016 | JIm Hoft
    Nikki Johnson-Huston: This election cycle I can tell you I’ve spoken with many black voters who say they are going to vote for Donald Trump. I can tell you in 2012 and 2008 I didn’t meet one African-American who said they would. Bill O’Reilly: So you think he will do better than Romney did? Nikki Johnson-Huston: Absolutely. Absolutely… I think the dirty little secret people aren’t talking about is the concerns of the working class, the white working class are also the same concerns the black working class have. Good jobs. Being able to take care of your family. Opportunity...
  • Pssttt...Trump Was Right (Again)

    03/07/2016 7:47:01 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 49 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | March 7, 2016 | Karl Denninger
    There's a nasty little statistic that Trump predicted, the pundits said were wrong, yet has been true thus far. He wins in places with high unemployment and minority (black, in particular) representation. Think about that for a minute in the context of the General election. These are people who almost-always vote Democrat, but in the contests that are open-primary (or nearly-so, where you can switch on election day) and have these two characteristics...... Trump has won all of them. Black people won't vote for Trump eh? They have been, and are, doing exactly that. This bodes very poorly for the...
  • Hillary, “The Natives Are Getting Restless!”

    03/01/2016 12:19:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | March 1, 2016 | Harry R. Jackson, Jr
    Don’t let Hillary Clinton’s victory in South Carolina and on Super Tuesday fool you. Her support from the black community has been strong in the primary race so far. Nonetheless, this community’s current loyalty is based on an outdated ideological model. The politics of grievance alone will no longer work. She is simply a more substantive candidate than Senator Bernie Sanders. Unlike her husband—famously dubbed the “first black president” by novelist Toni Morrison, Secretary Clinton does not appear to have the monolithic black support that Democratic frontrunners often take for granted. A surprising number of high profile black leaders have...
  • Black Nationalist: A Black Person Voting For Hillary Is Like a Jew Voting For Hitler [VIDEO]

    02/24/2016 3:43:39 PM PST · by PROCON · 17 replies ^ | Feb. 24, 2016 | Steve Guest
    Black Nationalist Shakem Amenhotep Akhet says that a "black person voting for Hillary Clinton is like a Jew voting for Adolf Hitler." In an interview with the liberal YouTube channel "The Young Turks," Akhet said, "We know that under the Clinton regime, that he instituted the three strikes policy and actually increased the amount of black men in prison, black men and women in the prisons system, where you have blacks getting caught with a gram of crack cocaine and getting a life sentence." Jordan Chariton, the reporter who interviewed Akhet, shot back, "Do you think it's a little strong...
  • Sowell: Paranoid Politics

    02/22/2016 11:58:00 AM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | February 22, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Amid all the media analyses of the prospects of each of the candidates in both political parties, there is remarkably little discussion of the validity -- or lack of validity -- of the arguments these candidates are using. It is as if what matters this election year is the fate of a relative handful of people-- currently seven -- running for their respective parties' nominations. Meanwhile, the fate of the 320 million Americans who are going to be affected by the outcome of this year's election fades into the background. The fact that Hillary Clinton's election prospects, for example, depend...
  • Republicans Can Get More Black Votes

    02/10/2016 10:23:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | February 10, 2016 | Star Parker
    The 2012 presidential election delivered a wake-up call to the Republican Party to improve communication with minorities. The realization that the American presidency can now be won with support of less than 40 percent of white voters -- Obama won with just 39 percent -- was a bombshell. When Ronald Reagan was elected president in November 1980, 88 percent of the electorate was white. In 2012, when Barack Obama was elected, this was down to 72 percent. Pew Research projects that in 2016 the percentage of white voters will be down to 69 percent. This trend will continue, as America...
  • The rarely discussed support for gun rights among black voters

    01/30/2016 7:04:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Hot ^ | January 30, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Gun rights is a topic which seems all too readily broken down among racial lines if you get all of your news from cable TV or the New York Times. Black Americans don’t like guns and white people are just crazy about them, right? (Or just crazy, I suppose.) But while there are some definite trends to support the stereotype, no group is ever as homogeneous as the press would have you believe. While I rarely turn to NPR for my news, I ran across an interesting interview this month conducted by Karen Grigsby Bates, speaking with one black gun...
  • Is This the Beginning of the End for Blacks and Dems?

    01/28/2016 9:30:57 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 26 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 1/29/16 | Keli Goff
    The Obama era represents a peak in black voters’ identification with the Democratic Party, which will have to fight to retain their loyalty. While President Obama made history by becoming the first black president in 2008, black voters made history four years later. In 2012, for the first time ever, black voter turnout nationally surpassed that of all other groups. But that is unlikely to happen in tomorrow’s election. An even bigger question to consider, however, is whether it will ever happen again. Black voter enthusiasm has been at an all-time high during the era of the first black president,...
  • Did Trump Play the Race Card?

    12/05/2015 7:00:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | December 4, 2015 | Harry R. Jackson, Jr
    Donald Trump's highly publicized meeting with a group of black pastors was met immediately with reactions ranging from skepticism to condemnation. Critics were immediately justified when numerous individuals on Trump's "endorsement" list spoke out to clarify that they had only agreed to meet with the real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, rather than agreeing to endorse him. Those who did lend their names to the Trump candidacy were predictably branded sellouts. But what was missed in all the name calling and outrage was the overall necessity of Trump's move, even if it was poorly executed. Trump recognizes what Romney did...
  • For the media and the GOPe Trump’s Black voter support is the “Elephant in the room”

    11/29/2015 9:24:44 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/29/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    There have been at least two surveys showing Donald Trump getting between 25% (nationwide) and 13% (Florida) of the Black vote in a general election against Hillary Clinton. In a very detailed October survey of Florida voters, Clinton gets 82% of the Black vote and Trump gets 13%; with 5% undecided. This means Clinton’s current solid Black vote in Florida is just 77% but can go up to only 82%, and Trump already has the potential to get 18%. Clinton is in trouble with Blacks now and things can potentially get much worse. Trump, however, is doing better than he...
  • Trump should call for a new “Project Exile” to deport illegal criminals, help cities fight crime

    11/20/2015 8:18:59 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/20/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The City of Baltimore trails only St. Louis in the rate of murders it has seen thus far this year. To address the carnage in these and other Democrat run cities, Donald Trump should support a new “Project Exile.” “Project Exile” was a tactic which bypassed local courts for trial in federal courtrooms when guns were involved. The gun toting criminals in Virginia’s capital City Richmond, never knew if they were facing local law enforcement or the full weight of the federal government until it was too late. Throughout the life of the project sometimes a coin flip in the...
  • Beyond Rand: The GOP Can Win Black Votes

    06/01/2015 8:06:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 1, 2015 | Keli Goff
    The Kentucky senator gets a lot of attention for his outreach efforts. But he’s not the only Republican looking to win black voters in the post-Obama era. If Republicans really care about winning in 2016, then they may want to pay more attention to the voters who haven’t ever voted Republican. With each passing election the Republican electorate has gotten older and whiter, while America is getting younger and browner. That presents a problem for what is increasingly becoming the Gray Old Party. The only real choice for Republicans is to win a meaningful share of brown or black voters....
  • The Left’s Use of Black People

    12/30/2014 3:32:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 27 replies ^ | December 30, 2014 | Walter Williams
    Back in the day, when hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their quarry. They would walk on the opposite side of the horse until they were close enough to place a good shot on whatever they were hunting. A stalking horse not only concealed them but also, if their target was an armed man and they were discovered, would take the first shot. That’s what blacks are to liberals and progressives in their efforts to transform America — stalking horses.
  • Have Black Voters Left the Building?

    12/08/2014 8:35:16 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 12-8-14 | M. Joseph Sheppard
    In July, New York Times political writer Nate Cohn wrote a long piece, "Demographic Shift Black Southern Voters, Poised to Play a Historic Role," in which he surveyed the collapse of white support for the Democratic Party (in the November election, Senator Landrieu in Louisiana received only 18 percent of the white vote) and the vital, as he saw it, new role of Southern black voters. Using Georgia as an example, Cohn found that "demographics" might win the Senate for the Dems: Today, 57 percent of black Americans live in the South; more than one million black Southerners today were...
  • Does Rand Paul have any black friends apart from his consultants?

    11/29/2014 4:26:03 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    Rand considers himself a new messiah to black voters. Does he have any black friends or did he have any in college? Bill Cassidy for instance isn't as hip as Rand but I know he has a black friend because I saw a picture of his rock band. The same thing with Hispanics. Rand says he knows of no hispanics on welfare which is why he supports amnesty. How many hispanics did he deal as a doctor in Kentucky? Im sure he has hispanic consultant friends.
  • If I Were Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan

    11/02/2014 9:29:39 AM PST · by dignitasnews · 18 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | November 1, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In 1965 radio legend Paul Harvey first aired his now-famous piece entitled If I were the Devil which examined which steps the Great Deceiver would take in order to win the battle for man's soul. The agenda listed matched (frighteningly) realities of an American culture  which has gone from a God-fearing and industrious nation into one ripe for misery and plunder.  Like so many Progressives, Earl Ofari Hutchinson used the lead-up to the midterm elections to warn in the "Huffington Post" that A Republican Wave Will Further Sink Black America and throughout the year the Democratic Party has made ceaseless attempts to paint conservatives and...
  • Maybe enough is finally enough in St. Louis County as Black Democrats endorse White Republican

    10/06/2014 10:06:03 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/6/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Beware of the low flying pigs as you watch hell freeze over; a group of Black Democrats in St. Louis County has endorsed White Republican Rick Stream in his race for County Executive. The group known as the Fannie Lou Hamer Coalition (FLHC), named for the Voting Rights giant who worked to give Blacks the right to vote in Mississippi during the summer of 1965, has finally awakened to the fact that Democrats do not care about them and never have. They point to the continuing failure of the county’s schools to educate Black children and the Democrat’s shameless pandering...
  • Are Black Voters Turning Against Obama?

    07/17/2014 9:28:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies ^ | July 17, 2014 | Cal Thomas
    It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans. Last Friday in Chicago, a group of black residents of the city's South Side, staged a protest against the violent shootings that are becoming as commonplace as White Sox games at Cellular Field. It wasn't just the protest that should concern the administration and Democrats; it was the language used by some of the protesters, many of whom at the time...
  • A Baptist Preacher Fires Back at a Republican (Circular) Firing Squad

    07/12/2014 10:53:32 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/12/14 | Jerry Todd
    First Union Missionary Baptist Church, Meridian, MS is where we learned how Thad Cochran’s corrupt Senatorial re-election campaign upped the black vote by 30,000 over the last election with blatant lies and “walking around money” to narrowly beat opponent Chris McDaniel in last month’s Republican primary. The folks there are a bit upset with church member Rev. Stevie Fielder, the guy who broke the news. The media erroneously reported he was an Associate Pastor. No one I know blames the congregation for yielding to endless propaganda and sleazy enticements. (1) These very nice folks are upset with themselves for being...
  • Mississippi Blacks will still be voting Democrat for the next 200 years and still getting nowhere

    07/11/2014 10:35:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/11/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    When Democrat President Lyndon Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act, he was doing so very reluctantly. He knew that the 1960 census had shown what he correctly considered a shift to the Right in the South that would make it difficult, if not impossible, for Democrats to win the White House in the future. Being the Machiavellian sneak that he was, Johnson probably looked back at his support for Operation Wetback which deported about 1.5 million Mexicans who were in the Southwest illegally as a lost opportunity to restock the Democrat voter pool. With that chance lost, Johnson and...
  • McDaniel Blows it in Mississippi by Ignoring Blacks

    06/30/2014 4:38:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 207 replies ^ | June 30, 2014 | Star Parker
    Incumbent Republican Senator Thad Cochran’s successful game plan, which drove his run-off victory over Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel for Mississippi’s Republican Senate nomination, was unconventional. But most incredible was the success of this game plan – to reach out to liberal black churches and get Democrat black voters to turn out and vote for Cochran – despite being executed in broad daylight. Soon after Cochran lost to McDaniel in the primary, necessitating a run-off because McDaniel fell short of getting 50 percent of the vote, papers reported the intent of Cochran’s team to turn out black Democrats to overcome...
  • NAACP Wants Thad Cochran To 'Show Some Reciprocity'

    06/26/2014 2:48:16 PM PDT · by roses of sharon · 54 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 6/26/14 | Sam Levine
    Mississippi NAACP, said that Cochran could thank black voters by supporting efforts to re-establish protections in the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down last year. "Our advocacy towards his office is to support amending the Voting Rights Act, free of any conditions such as voter ID," Johnson said. "I think this is an opportunity for him to show some reciprocity for African-Americans providing a strong level of support for him." Johnson said that there are currently no Republicans who support re-establishing the formula eliminated by the Supreme Court last year, though Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and a...
  • Tea Party Alive And Well – And Influencing Blacks

    05/12/2014 4:07:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | May 12, 2014 | Star Parker
    What’s all the crowing about regarding North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the North Carolina Republican Senate primary this week? I’m talking about the crowing that this is some kind of defeat for the Tea Party. Sure, Greg Brannon was the Tea Party candidate and endorsed by Rand Paul. And, yes, the Republican establishment big names – including, of course, Mr. Establishment, Karl Rove - came out and backed Tillis with endorsements and lots of money. But let’s not get carried away, folks. Tillis is an experienced politician with solid limited government, pro-family, pro-life credentials. And Rand Paul...
  • In Playing the Race Card, Obama Pulls a Joker

    04/17/2014 9:55:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | April 17, 2014 | John Kass
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and, to borrow a favorite word of the political left that still fawns over him, it was nuanced. But there was nothing particularly remarkable about Obama standing next to the preening Sharpton, speaking in New York to his National Action Network. Except that Obama expertly used a message of victimization to begin energizing black voters, who provide the electoral foundation for the...
  • [Walter Williams] Black People Duped

    03/04/2014 3:06:39 AM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 3/4/2014 | Walter Williams
    People in the media and academia are mostly leftists hellbent on growing government and controlling our lives. Black people, their politicians and civil rights organizations have become unwitting accomplices. The leftist pretense of concern for the well-being of black people confers upon them an aura of moral superiority and, as such, gives more credibility to their calls for increasing government control over our lives. Ordinary black people have been sold on the importance of electing blacks to high public office. After centuries of black people having been barred from high elected office, no decent American can have anything against their...
  • Wake Me When Someone 'Comes Out' -- As a Black Republican

    02/13/2014 5:07:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | February 13, 2014 | Larry Elder
    Michael Sam appears to be a fine young man. But, no, he isn't the first openly gay male U.S. athlete to play in a major sport. And "brave"? Can we please dispense with the absurd Jackie Robinson comparisons? Wake me when a black collegiate pro prospect "comes out" as a Republican. A starting senior on the University of Missouri football team, Sam looks like a mid-round draft pick in the NFL. He recently "came out" to his teammates, many of whom said they already knew or suspected. Neither teammates nor coaches had an issue. Most normal people ask, "Who cares?"...