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'My party is full of racists': Former Colin Powell aide blasts GOP after . . . .
UK Dailymail ^ | 27 October 2012 | Sam Adams and Snejana Farberov

Posted on 10/26/2012 11:25:38 PM PDT by where's_the_Outrage?

'My party is full of racists': Former Colin Powell aide blasts GOP after Romney adviser says ex-Secretary of State is only supporting Obama because he's black

-Retired Colonel John Wilkerson is a Republican who served as General Colin Powell's chief of staff -John Sununu claims Mr Powell is supporting the President's election campaign because of their shared race -Says the former US Secretary of State - who is African American - did not make decision based on policy -Poll show race for White House is racially divided with Obama supported by 80% of black and Hispanic voters but just 37% of whites -Data also shows president is struggling to connect with whites who voted for him four years ago

Colin Powell's former chief of staff publicly blasted the Republican Party and one of Mitt Romney’s top aide as racists over a controversial comment regarding Powell’s endorsement of President Obama.

Appearing on Ed Schultz's MSNBC show Friday, retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson said, 'My party is full of racists' in response to John Sununu's remark that the only reason Powell, a Republican who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush, backed the Democratic incumbent is because both men are black.

Wilkerson told Schultz that he respected Sununu 'as a Republican,' but did ‘not have any respect for the integrity of the position that [Sununu] seemed to codify.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: powell; racists; sununu; whatishisparty; whodat
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OK, who is this "retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson" to speak for "my party"?
1 posted on 10/26/2012 11:25:46 PM PDT by where's_the_Outrage?
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

They can just shut up and go away. They aren’t swaying anyone’s opinion, nor is their opinion relevant.


2 posted on 10/26/2012 11:27:07 PM PDT by Catsrus (Ma)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Race is only part of it. They share a common ideology.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 11:29:50 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Are any of the 95% of blacks who voted for Obama racist??? Nahh, didn’t think so Colin.


4 posted on 10/26/2012 11:30:04 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Who died and elected the Mr. Wilkerson as spokesman for the GOP?

Really, both he and Powell should drop all pretenses and just say that they are liberal democrats.


5 posted on 10/26/2012 11:31:02 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
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6 posted on 10/26/2012 11:31:20 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Race is only part of it. They share a common ideology.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Thats right, they share Rev. Ralph Wrights black theology, that the black race is superior to all others.This is the basis for the nationalism that fuels Obama/Powell liberal fascism. That belief system is no different that Adolf Hitlers who thought the same about the Master Race of Aryans.


7 posted on 10/26/2012 11:34:45 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

The Colon is the biggest racist in his party and his party isn’t the GOP.


8 posted on 10/26/2012 11:36:12 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

I guess he is referring to Louie Farrakhan and Al Sharpton?


9 posted on 10/26/2012 11:39:32 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: VRWC For Truth
Colon Powell is whiter than most white people. He is about as black as Ben Jelous.

Yet, we all know WHY he favors O’Bumbler. Because he shares common DNA of race and they are both avid Pro-Abortionists.

10 posted on 10/26/2012 11:48:14 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Just what we need: A “staff”, affirmative action, political general who was more worried about how it “would look” to kill a couple hundred-thousand Sunni ragheads on the road back from Kuwait than he was about having to fight the war all over again post 09-11-2001. This Washington insider-loser is such a POS that even John McCain said the other day that he wished that Powell would quit calling himself a Republican.

Am I angry? You bet. I’m sick and tired of racists like Obama, Jackson, Farrakhan, Powell et al calling me a racist.


11 posted on 10/26/2012 11:49:52 PM PDT by Nucluside (ready)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Bowell or Obama are both no blacker than they are white..

Saying they are black...... IS A LIE...
They both are living a lie.. and some buy the lie..


12 posted on 10/26/2012 11:51:30 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Candor7

I had a college frat mate who used to work for the PAC-10 committee after graduation and he once overheard years ago during the lull before the Heisman trophy presentation in NYC that the black players/winners in that awards show were only voting for other black Heisman candidates.


13 posted on 10/26/2012 11:52:46 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
Appearing on Ed Schultz's MSNBC show Friday,

Oh Jeeze, there might have even been a couple dozen people who actually seen it.

15 posted on 10/26/2012 11:58:09 PM PDT by Bullish
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
My party is full of racists

And you are full of Scheisse.

16 posted on 10/26/2012 11:59:59 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: metalurgist

If I remember correctly Powell more or less said he was supporting obama in 2008 because he was black.

I never liked Powell. And I never liked Condi Rice. Those two appointments showed Bush’s true left leanings. Though he call it “compassionate conservative”.


17 posted on 10/27/2012 12:00:19 AM PDT by Terry Mross (obama killed the people in Libya.)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

93% of blacks voting for Obama, Soviet-style isn’t racist.

But 60% of whites voting for Romney is considered politically incorrect!

Go figure.


18 posted on 10/27/2012 12:04:41 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

He’s a gay blade...


19 posted on 10/27/2012 12:07:06 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

If by “my party” he means the Democrats, then yeah, sure.


20 posted on 10/27/2012 12:10:59 AM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: Tzimisce

Yup. The only good news from the past four years is that the race card has been used so much and so often that it has overheated and is melting. Not too many uses left in that thing now.


21 posted on 10/27/2012 12:13:20 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Wilkerson and Powell can kiss my lily white arse.

Powell is the worst sort of beltway insider.
He has no allegiance except to his own high cravings to be stroked.

Ohh.. please invite me to the party, Oh please fawn on me and don’t spare the Dom perignon


22 posted on 10/27/2012 12:22:22 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
Better question is who is Ed Schultz? Does his mother even watch this tokenized, slavering, self abusing Marxist loon?

Little Eddie is among the tiny jabering gaggle of hand me down libtards on Fox News like Jerry Rivers (aka Geraldo Rivera....who re-latinized his name because his mother once had lunch at Chi Chi's) and whining cow eyed Juan Williams who discovered his Libtard nose picker buddies sometimes become a shrieking lynch mob of banshees that cannibalize their own when he mouthed the wrong confessional on PBS.

These cowanistic cretins and capons are given air time so FOX CEO Roger Ailes can claim to be “fair and balanced” and thereby drive even greater weight to the right wing entertainers like O’Reilly, Hannity and Ingram.

Now as to Colon Powell....yes Colon....he was once a warrior who discovered how handy it was career wise in an affirmative action Army to be mostly black but look, sound and act white.....He always gave the ring banging good old boys network in the Army what they needed....an upwardly mobile colored mannequin to hold up like a talisman whenever they were challenged on their diversity program.

In return, Colon got promotions and choice assignments over his paler, more qualified and competent colleagues....even getting jumped over 36 more senior generals to be named the youngest and first “almost black?” Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff by a new Republican President (Old Man George Bush). Ol Georgie was eager to build his rep as trendy, hip, and even with the happening “thingy”. Oh, and because Colon was just that great. Yeah. That great. Really Colon deserved it.... Colon's color didn't have anything to do with it. Read George's lips. It is true.

So, old Colon ended his show dog boot licking Army career as just another house “n-word” proving that shallow conservatives knew what political theater was just as well as the shallow libtards. While one of the white guys he got promoted over (Schwarzkopf) did all the heavy lifting and brain work during Desert Storm.....gee, we never see that in real life do we. But Colon almost got a 5th star because he stopped Stormin Norman 60 miles short of Baghdad and ensured we got to go back a second time. Clauswitz and Napoleon have nothing on Colon....except skill and judgement I suppose.

Colon was called back as Sec of State by Georgie junior because his Dad told him he had to....and Colon was the only Republican stupid enough to actually believe Saddam Husein had WMD’s. What a tool.

Who cares who Colon endorses.....but if he is voting for Commander Zero for any reason OTHER than Obama is mostly kinda sorta black just like Colon...then he really is a moron. Why else would anybody vote for the worst president since....well, I guess he is the worst president period.

So Colon spent his life getting ahead and being there by being, as Joe Biden described Obama....a real clean black man that didn't smell funny.

Now that is a man whose erudite intellectual prowess I respect.

God save us all. Children are in charge and they have guns.

23 posted on 10/27/2012 12:24:04 AM PDT by Lowell1775
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To: Jim from C-Town

Powell and Obama are “whiter” than me.


24 posted on 10/27/2012 12:24:13 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Lowell1775

Oh well, never mind. I confused MSNBC’s Ed Schultz with the equally noxious Fox News Bob Beckel....both ugly fat liberal white guys that nobody cares about.....

Too much Jack and too little sleep.


25 posted on 10/27/2012 12:34:42 AM PDT by Lowell1775
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To: GeronL

He’s been photographed with Farrakhan.


26 posted on 10/27/2012 12:41:15 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

ping


27 posted on 10/27/2012 12:46:54 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

My country is filled with knuckleheads.


28 posted on 10/27/2012 12:50:11 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
There is only one general I believe understood war and I would follow into battle.



I don't like him, but he is the one I agree with when it comes to war with islam. Powell is a cake eater.
29 posted on 10/27/2012 12:52:02 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

30 posted on 10/27/2012 12:52:19 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: windsorknot

His party is the Democrat party and he is dead on.


31 posted on 10/27/2012 1:04:09 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

He should look in a mirror.


32 posted on 10/27/2012 1:10:39 AM PDT by HarleyD
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
...with Obama supported by 80% of black...

But the Democrat party has no racists??
This simple scumbag Wilkerson has his head up his behind.

33 posted on 10/27/2012 1:16:53 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: where's_the_Outrage?; Pelham; central_va; nathanbedford; Ohioan

There are freepers who are no different whatsoever than Powell

prolly even belong to the same Black GOP orgs

they work here in concert and they and their cohorts are not much conservative really

the fact that white southerners are the backbone of social conservatism and the GOPs most consistent bloc

kills them

they wish they could purge us

they have to really get out of control for the mods to blast em

it’s only 6-12 and some could be multiple portal IDs and no it is not indicative of all black freepers...a tiny bunch and their shabbaz crackers

anyhow I can remember being threatened here for disparaging Powell back in the day


34 posted on 10/27/2012 1:19:29 AM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in...ya'll?)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
I judge all men as individuals. At a minimum, I expect a man to carry his own load if he able. If you can do that much, I can overlook a lot of other shortcomings; however, if you are able but unwilling to carry your own load, preferring to get by exploiting the labor and the good will of other men, I have no respect for you and I would watch you starve to death before I would give you a dime.

therefore, if you are a President that hopes to get reelected by promising to those who will not, booty and spoils from those who can and do, by dividing Americans along class lines, by inciting jealousy and envy and animosity, then I can not vote for you. It isn't because of your race, it's because of the appalling lack of American inside of you and because of the dangerous divisions you create and exploit.

what's more, the judgement of this President who was well known to be wholly unqualified for the job from day one, has led this country, not out of a recession, but straight into the eye of an economic blackhole. He has paved the road to hell.

35 posted on 10/27/2012 1:20:17 AM PDT by RC one
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To: PA Engineer

Powell was largely responsible for letting Saddam stay in power

Kurds and Marsh Shiite are ever grateful

Sherman...some applaud his ideas of total war on civilians...yet we won’t do that today even though he did it to his own kin..we are kind of screwed up nowadays

he did offer generous terms though...and I have always given him that credit where due..hell they all did ...they were tired of dying

fat boys up in Congress wanted more getback even though they had not paid the price

same old story ain’t it?


36 posted on 10/27/2012 1:23:45 AM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in...ya'll?)
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To: Lowell1775

Is that you, Mark Steyn?

Bravo!


37 posted on 10/27/2012 1:40:12 AM PDT by LurkingSince1943 (Former War Criminal)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Colin Powell is a disgrace, and so, apparently, is his “chief-of-staff”... I wonder if he was down in Jamaica when Powell was hanging around with Farrakhan earlier this week? As if someone who WASN’T an anti-”White” racist would want their pictures taken with this man, or be OK with being seated (sitting) next to him??? This is absolutely sickening...


38 posted on 10/27/2012 1:44:06 AM PDT by LibertyRocks
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

If this guy voted for socialist Obama like Powell, then he ain’t no Republican any way, any how, by that fact alone. And that has nothing to do with race.


39 posted on 10/27/2012 1:49:21 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

I am going to go somewhat against the grain here, at least when it comes to Powell himself, when it comes to his stances here. I just don’t think Powell intended to bring down the Republican Party as a sort of insider liberal Democrat nor do i think he was always a liberal Democrat. I think the political and social pressure of being a sell out Uncle Tom and a black man who wants to be white, coming from such an ungodly number of people inside and outside his racial community, broke him down and broke his spirit. These things happen.

That said, Wilkerson is still acting like an irresponsible jackass.


40 posted on 10/27/2012 1:54:38 AM PDT by emax
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To: Terry Mross

Condi was being pretty easy on the State Dept over the Benghazi attack. It was disgusting.


41 posted on 10/27/2012 2:16:48 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: where's_the_Outrage?
Powell is no more of a Republican than I am BLACK!

If he would have the COURAGE to admit he;s a stupid Democrat we could understand him voting for a Dem, but he says he's a REPUBLICAN voting for the WORST President of all time???? OMG!!

42 posted on 10/27/2012 2:19:49 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: emax

Plus Colin’s wife is a VERY LIBERAL DEMOCRAT.


43 posted on 10/27/2012 2:23:53 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Of course the Democratic Party is full of racists. Voting for a candidate for POTUS based on skin tone is inherently racist.

Thanks where’s_the_Outrage?


44 posted on 10/27/2012 2:43:52 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Blacks are the most racist group out there not only toward white people but also toward other minority groups like asians etc.


45 posted on 10/27/2012 2:44:29 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: hosepipe

Silly. They both identify as black, raised in the black culture and politics of the black church, and people do see them as black.
Put it this way, if Obama was raised in the early 50s in the south would he be going to school with all the white kid and eating in the same restaurants? No.

This issue bonds black people regardless of their shade.


46 posted on 10/27/2012 2:48:14 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: emax

If that is true - that it was pressure of being seen as an Uncle Tom sell-out would he go so far as to let himself be seen associated with a “person” like Louis Farrakhan? They looked like they were enjoying each others’ company down in Jamaica last week. Powell took numerous picture with Farrakhan... Even if Powell were “broken down” I don’t know how any self-respecting person could go to that much of an extreme simply in an attempt to make oneself appear “more black” or to appease those within his community who were pressuring him.


47 posted on 10/27/2012 3:44:30 AM PDT by LibertyRocks
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

Colin is a racist, clear and simple. He’s also an opportunist. What he isn’t is a Republican.


48 posted on 10/27/2012 4:02:53 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: where's_the_Outrage?

By the way Colin, what party made you Secretary of State?


49 posted on 10/27/2012 4:04:19 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Barak; obama; axelrod

Hey Colon Bowel!

When you supported the marxist moslem moron in 2008, you became a RAT. So in that case you are right.

The commucRAT party is full of racists...always has been.


50 posted on 10/27/2012 4:15:41 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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