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  • Grand Dragon Al Sharpton and MSNBC's Black Klux Klan

    07/06/2014 7:14:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2014 | John Ransom
    Doctor Roy wrote: If you are going to make voting contingent on paying taxes I don't know what else you could call it [but a poll tax]. I still don't know what you guys are talking about with this " white guilt" malarkey. Obama came along at exactly the right time. Hell I'm an agnostic and I might have gottten elected if I got to follow Dubya's train wreck. - Equality! Obama's the Worst! Dear Comrade Doctor, I always have trouble understanding if you are as dumb as you pretend to be. I’d like to give you the benefit of...
  • To these race hustling liars, guilty Whites worried about racism should just shut up and be insulted

    06/12/2014 10:16:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/12/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    According to the Beyond Diversity Resource Center (BDRC) the problem with working with Whites to end racism, something Gallup’s new poll tells us is statistically non-existent, as a concern of just 1% of Americans, is working with Whites. The BDRC is a bunch of phony race hustlers, comprised of cunning young Blacks (who want to be ready to work the race baiting game when Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are gone) and White-hating Whites looking for a way to be relative. These are their rules for HAVING to deal with Whites. Notice there is nothing about being angry enough to...
  • Al Sharpton Versus The Teleprompter: Volume 2

    05/29/2014 4:28:22 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 10 replies
    Al Sharpton’s ferocious battle with the English language and his own teleprompter wages on, with no end in sight.
  • VIDEO: Al Sharpton Defends Racist Rant: ‘It Was Only One Jew’

    05/24/2014 7:39:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Daily Surge ^ | May 23, 2014 | Jerome Hudson, Managing Editor
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Al Sharpton’s history of hate is so voluminous and well documented, where does one even begin? The time he disparaged Jews as “diamond merchants” during the unrest of the infamous Crown Heights riots? Or when Sharpton tried goading NYC’s Jewish community into an all-out fistfight, saying “If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house”? How about referring to the Jewish owner of Freddy’s Fashion Mart, Fred Harari, as a “white interloper” for seeking to expand his business in Harlem? (You may have heard of Freddy’s. It was...
  • Libs beware: Racial violence not what you think

    05/19/2014 2:31:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | May 13, 2014 | Jim Fletcher
    One of many myths surging through American culture today is that whites are rampaging racists, but minorities are simply peace-loving folks who never engage in violence. This canard is the kind Al Sharpton might teach in a civics class. And we all know that the mainstream media is Al’s civics class. That’s what makes an investigative journalist like Colin Flaherty all the more important. His new book, “White Girl Bleed A Lot,” exposes the brutal violence minorities inflict on those for whom they have contempt – a worldview fostered by the type of incitement Hillary Clinton is supposed to have...
  • Pols who support "Stand Your Ground" in FL have been warned, Al Sharpton is coming for your seat

    05/19/2014 10:07:59 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    WPEC-TV ^ | May 18, 2014 | Kathleen Walter
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)WEST PALM BEACH -- If you support Florida's Stand Your Ground law as a politician, a controversial political activist is coming after you. Reverend Al Sharpton has fought the law since the death of Trayvon Martin. Sunday, he announced a new action against state lawmakers who support it. At a benefit for the Grace Baptist Church of St. Lucie at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Rev. Sharpton says his National Action Network group is shifting its focus onto the Sunshine State with the hopes of repealing the law by changing the makeup of the state legislature and affecting...
  • PROOF AL SHARPTON’S AN IDIOT: Watch The Race-Baiter Try Read His Teleprompter

    05/09/2014 11:53:54 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 33 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 5/8/14
    Al Sharpton’s command of the English language is an ongoing struggle. Watch him battle it out with the teleprompter in these compiled moments.
  • Al Sharpton Vs The Teleprompter:Al Sharpton Has A Tough Time With The Teleprompter

    05/09/2014 7:37:31 AM PDT · by lbryce · 33 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 9. 2014 | Staff
    Original Title:AL SHARPTON VS THE TELEPROMPTER- NEWSHELL: PoliticsNation host Al Sharpton Has a Tough Time with the Teleprompter Very funny clip on Sharpton's abject unfamiliarity, with common names, places in mispronouncing them to hilarious ignorance CLICK HERE:AL SHARPTON CAN HARDLY READ THE NEWS
  • It's time to Isolate and Target Obama's BFF Al Sharpton

    05/04/2014 5:16:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | 5/4/2014 | Clarice Feldman
    Here's an outstanding, detailed history of the man Obama keeps at his side as he tries to drum up black turnout for the midterms. It's time to, in Saul Alinsky's words, "isolate and target" him, and here's the ammunition to do so. A sample from Wayne Barrett’s article in Salon:
  • A Color Blind(ed) Society

    05/01/2014 5:55:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 1, 2014 | Derek Hunter
    “Post-racial” was the media buzzword from the moment Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election until well into his first term. We were told we were ringing in a new day in America, one where we finally started moving past the racism that stained our nation’s history. But we haven’t. In fact, we’ve regressed. A nation that is nowhere near what it was in the Democrat-created Jim Crow days is being portrayed as just as bad as it ever was for two simple reasons that are as old as time itself: money and power. After twice electing a black president,...
  • Sharpton Wants Clippers Owner Axed: 'Prepared to Rally In Front of NBA'

    04/27/2014 12:21:12 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 112 replies
    truthrevolt.org ^ | APril 27 2014 | Trey Sanchez
    "No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language."
  • NAACP drops plan to honor Donald Sterling amid recording controversy

    04/27/2014 10:59:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 27, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
    The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People announced Sunday that Donald Sterling will not receive an honor amid controversy over a recording said to be of the Clippers team owner making racist remarks. The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP had been scheduled to give Sterling the group's lifetime achievement award at its May 15 banquet. At the banquet, the NAACP also planned to give its first "person of the year" awards to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Rev. Al Sharpton.
  • Sotomayor shows her true colors

    04/24/2014 1:32:31 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 22 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-24-14 | DrJohn
    I see your true colors And that's why I love you So don't be afraid to let them show Your true colors True colors are beautiful, Like a rainbow- Cindy Lauper As noted here by Curt, the recent SCOTUS ruling caused quite a dustup. Sonia Sotomayor is inclined to shooting her mouth off without thinking. She did it in this ruling and she's done it in the past, and each time she reminds us of the poor decision it was to put her on the Court. In the most recent ruling Sotomayor, employing the Al Sharpton method of association, essentially...
  • Al Sharpton Goes There: Makes Easter Message About Crucifixion and Resurrection of OBAMA

    04/19/2014 9:58:53 AM PDT · by montag813 · 27 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 04-19-2014 | Warren Seale
    by Warren Seale | Top Right News Unreal. On the “Tom Joyner Show” on Wednesday, Rev. Al Sharpton spoke about the “meaning” of Easter: “I think that the message is, no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how your crucified, nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job that you can rise if you don’t lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges. 
  • Can You Spot The Racist, Homophobic Anti-Semites In This Special 10 Item Quiz?

    04/19/2014 3:15:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2014 | John Hawkins
    As we all know, racism, homophobia and anti-Semitism are very bad and should be condemned. Not only do I condemn all of those things, I'd encourage you to share this quiz to all of your liberal friends so they can wag their fingers right in the faces of the awful people who said all of these terrible things. 1) Who said, "We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it." A) Rush Limbaugh B) Mark Levin C) Laura Ingraham D) Al Sharpton 2) Who said, "That’s just how white folks will...
  • Snitchgate — Sharpton Is Still Lying

    04/18/2014 6:16:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 18, 2014 | Larry Elder
    If the Rev. Al Sharpton, the bigoted, anti-Semitic, non-tax paying race-hustling poverty pimp, had any credibility left, it just vanished. The beneficiary of a lifetime of passes from our race-conscious mainscream media, Sharpton ran into an outlet not afraid of him — The Smoking Gun. They obtained material that exposed Sharpton as an FBI “informant.” Sharpton, of course, denies that this constitutes “snitching.” No, he says he “volunteered” to “cooperate” with the FBI — and for the most honorable of motives. Why would the government-hating “civil rights” leader cooperate with the feds? Sharpton told Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning...
  • In Playing the Race Card, Obama Pulls a Joker

    04/17/2014 9:55:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 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...
  • Snitchgate -- Sharpton Is Still Lying

    04/17/2014 5:26:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Larry Elder
    <p>If the Rev. Al Sharpton, the bigoted, anti-Semitic, non-tax paying race-hustling poverty pimp, had any credibility left, it just vanished.</p> <p>The beneficiary of a lifetime of passes from our race-conscious mainscream media, Sharpton ran into an outlet not afraid of him -- The Smoking Gun. They obtained material that exposed Sharpton as an FBI "informant." Sharpton, of course, denies that this constitutes "snitching." No, he says he "volunteered" to "cooperate" with the FBI -- and for the most honorable of motives.</p>
  • Al Sharpton: The True Meaning of Easter Is Revealed Through the Political Crucifixion of Obama

    04/16/2014 11:34:19 AM PDT · by Hoodat · 58 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 16 Apr 2014, 10:23 AM PDT | Pamela Key
    Wednesday on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show," Al Sharpton offered a curious explanation involving President Barack Obama for the meaning of Easter: "I think that the message is, no matter what the world may do to unfairly, no matter how your crucified, nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job that you can rise if you don't lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges. The story of Jesus on the cross. no matter what they humiliated him with. no matter how they mocked him he took it, because he knew he...
  • Holder's Race Card

    04/16/2014 4:33:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    Last week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle. In case you didn't know, in politics a "dog whistle" is coded language that has a superficial meaning for everybody, but also a special resonance for certain constituencies. Using dog whistles lets politicians deny they meant to say anything nasty, bigoted or controversial. Speaking to the National Action Network the day after a testy but racially irrelevant exchange with Republican members of a House panel, Attorney General Eric Holder said, "The last five years have been defined ... by lasting reforms even in the face of unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly and...
  • Obama and the Politics of Race

    04/15/2014 8:09:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2014 | Bill Murchison
    So "Racism" once more stalks among us! The Obama administration and its congressional minions are in full-court press style on the topic. The country's president and chief magistrate asserted the other day at a political rally put on by, of all racial demagogues, Al Sharpton that poor people and black people find it harder than ever to vote. Along came Atty. Gen. Eric Holder with his own tale of racial woe. A Republican-dominated House committee had roughed him up, he thought. "What attorney general," he asked the same political gathering, "has ever had to deal with that kind of...
  • Peter Lucas: NSA could use Al Sharpton

    04/15/2014 8:06:38 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 1 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 4/10/2014 | Peter Lucas
    President Barack Obama ought to appoint the Rev. Al Sharpton to succeed Gen. Keith Alexander as director of the National Security Agency. Alexander ended his directorship of the controversial spy agency and its global surveillance dragnets, as well as his 39-year military career, when he retired last week. Sharpton may not be a general, but he is a civil-rights activist and a man who is not only close to the president but was a community organizer, just like Obama. More importantly, he has a lot of experience in surveillance and spy work, having served as a wired-up, paid informer for...
  • Where was the Reverend Al when police killed Hispanic Iraq war vet Jose Guerena?

    03/24/2012 1:20:13 AM PDT · by jay0718 · 9 replies
    Generation Snooki ^ | March 24, 2012 | Jay Stephenson
    Where was the Reverend Al when police killed Hispanic Iraq war vet Jose Guerena? Jay Stephenson GenerationSnooki.com March 24 2012 On May 5 last year, former Marine and Iraq war veteran Jose Guerena was just minding his business before police raided his Arizona home and opened fire, releasing more than 70 rounds in 7 seconds while his wife Vanessa and 4-year old son listened from a nearby closet. Armed with SWAT gear and an armored carrier, police no knock raided the Guerena home searching for illegal drugs that were never found. He was suspected of taking part in a marijuana...
  • (Exempt) Obama at (snitch) Sharpton Event: Voter ID Supporters Are 'the Real Frauds'

    04/12/2014 4:12:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/12/14 | Tony Lee
    Speaking at Al Sharpton's National Action Network convention on Friday in New York City, President Barack Obama revealed that he believes voter fraud does not exist, everyone who wants to should be able to vote, even if they cannot provide identifying documentation, and Republicans are plotting to take the franchise away from minorities. Obama, who hails from a city known for the Daley Machine and its "vote early and vote often" slogan, ripped Republicans for trying to preserve the integrity of the ballot by reducing voter fraud and requiring voter IDs. He made the accusation that there is a "well-organized...
  • Al Sharpton: What “Community Organizing” Really Involves

    04/12/2014 10:08:41 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 10 replies
    Patriot Update ^ | Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Marilyn Assenheim
    Ever wonder why a dirt-bag like The Reverend Al Sharpton has not yet felt the weight of the long arm of the law? On Monday it became less of a mystery. It isn’t much of a stretch to believe that Sharpton is a liar and race pimp of the worst kind. He does little that does not benefit him directly. Now the good “Reverend” has fresh bullet points to add to his CV; shakedown artist and rabble-rouser extraordinaire, it turns out that Sharpton was also tightly bound to the mob and subsequently agreed to be “flipped” by the FBI to...
  • Sharpton was ‘eager to sell coke’ in the ’80s: pal [yet more skeletons in Al's closet]

    04/12/2014 2:54:31 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | Saturday, April 12, 2014 | Frank Rosario
    ....At the third meeting with Quintana, Sharpton made sure to go alone — wearing a cowboy hat and chomping on an unlit cigar, which was made famous in footage from the FBI surveillance leaked in 2002.... And once he was caught, he had no choice but to wear a wire to save his ample hide from prison. “Sharpton said they could do whatever they wanted with him after that,” Curington said. “Because they had him. Either he worked for them or they put that news out there that he was into coke.”.... Curington said the activist put on a good...
  • Fed-Up Eric Holder Rips Congress: ‘Unprecedented, Unwarranted, Ugly and Divisive’

    04/10/2014 4:46:40 PM PDT · by yoe · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 10, 2014 | Mike Levine
    A fed-up Attorney General Eric Holder is accusing congressional critics of launching “unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly and divisive” attacks on him and the Obama administration. During a speech to the National Action Network, a group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, in New York on Wednesday lauding the organization’s effort to advance racial equality, a heated Holder went a little off-script.
  • At (snitch) Sharpton Convention, Fans Dismiss ‘Rat’ Charges

    04/10/2014 1:51:44 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Observer ^ | 4/09/14 | Darren Sands
    The National Action Network’s annual National Convention kicked off this morning at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on the heels of a report by The Smoking Gun on Rev. Al Sharpton’s alleged role as an FBI informant. The New York Post and Daily News both responded with front page headlines yesterday that called Mr. Sharpton, the president and founder of the civil rights organization, a “snitch” and a “rat.” For some of the attending civil rights activists, many of whom had traveled from across the country for the week-long convention, the treatment was another reminder of the uphill...
  • Al Sharpton Gets Testy With Lesley Stahl When Asked About FBI Role In 2011

    — President Barack Obama is coming to New York City Friday to address the Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network. The visit comes days after revelations surfaced that Sharpton worked with the FBI. The topic also came up in a 2011 ’60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl weeks before the debut of “Politics Nation.” “I was never told I was an informant with a number,” Sharpton said Tuesday. “In my own mind, I was not an informant. I was cooperating with an investigation.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 04-10-14 (KOmmies Show Their Love For FBI Snitch Al Sharpton)

    04/10/2014 6:04:29 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | April 10, 2014 | Kommies and PJ-Comix
    Is anybody out there really surprised that "Reverend" Al Sharpton was an FBI snitch who was forcibly turned because he was caught on tape dealing coke? Most normal folks already had "Reverend" Al pegged as a dirtbag from way back but for the KOmmies it was an astounding revelation. And the FUnniest thing is that for most KOmmies, it makes no difference. They will continue to show their love for the MSNBC host as you can see in this KOmmie THREAD, "Smoking Gun: Facts Derail Lying Al Sharpton's Informant Tale." So let us now watch the KOmmies prove in...
  • Sharpton turned mob rat to dodge drug sting: report

    04/10/2014 6:53:14 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/9/14 | Kevin Fasick, Bruce Golding and Geoff Earle
    The Rev. Al Sharpton may claim he wore a wire for the feds because he had been threatened by the mob — but a new report says he turned rat to save himself after a federal drug sting. The FBI “flipped” the bombastic reverend after agents confronted him with a surveillance video showing him discussing cocaine with an ­undercover agent, The Smoking Gun Web site said Wednesday. During that March 1983 conversation, Sharpton wore a cowboy-like hat that was garish by even the rabble-rousing preacher’s 1980s standards. He later showed up at a Manhattan apartment for another meeting that June...
  • Ex NYPD Cop: We Used to Call Sharpton ‘The Fat Rat’

    04/09/2014 7:25:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    free beacon ^ | 4/9/14 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Former NYPD detective Bo Dietl told Sean Hannity Al Sharpton’s contention that he did not know he was an FBI informant in the 1980s is “a lot of baloney.” Sharpton fiercely maintained in a press conference earlier today that he was not a “rat” following revelations Sharpton attempted to buy cocaine from an undercover FBI agent. Dietl, speaking Tuesday evening on Fox News, revealed the NYPD had a special nickname for Sharpton after the current MSNBC host became an informant: BO DIETL: There was a lot of involvement with the music industry at that time that Al was involved in....
  • The 5 Most Shocking Revelations in Report Alleging Sharpton Was an FBI Informant

    04/08/2014 8:09:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 8, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    A thorough and extensive report in The Smoking Gun, complete with affidavits and supportive documents, alleges that MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton worked for a period with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to inform on and secretly record members of the mafia. The report strongly implies that it is shocking that Sharpton, or Confidential Informant Number 7 (“CI-7″), is connected to some of the most powerful entertainers and politicians in the country, including the President of the United States, has thus far evaded exposure. “He spends his time at 30 Rockefeller Plaza surrounded by reporters, editors, and researchers committed to...
  • Al Sharpton: "I Was Not and Am Not a Rat, Because I Wasn’t With the Rats. I’m a Cat"

    04/08/2014 10:40:42 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 65 replies
    New York Observer ^ | April 8, 2014 | Jill Colvin
    A defiant Rev. Al Sharpton today responded to media reports that he served as an FBI informant against mob bosses in the 1980s, confirming that he recorded conversations, but insisting the reports missed the mark. Speaking at a hastily-called press conference at the National Action Network’s headquarters in Harlem, Mr. Sharpton took special issue with the “informant” characterization. The front pages of the New York Post and Daily News today labeled the reverend a “rat” and a “mob snitch.”
  • NBC Planning New TV Series Starring Al Sharpton

    04/07/2014 6:37:48 PM PDT · by Diogenes Sarcastica · 16 replies
    Diogenes Middle Finger | 4/7/2014 | Diogenes
  • Al Sharpton's Secret Work As FBI Informant

    04/07/2014 10:31:09 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 96 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 7 Apr 2014
    APRIL 7--When friends and family members gathered recently at the White House for a private celebration of Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday, one of the invited partygoers was a former paid FBI Mafia informant. That same man attended February’s state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande. He was seated with his girlfriend at a table adjacent to President Barack Obama, who is likely unaware that, according to federal agents, his guest once interacted with members of four of New York City’s five organized crime families. He even secretly taped some of those wiseguys using a briefcase that FBI technicians...
  • Sharpton's Secret Work As FBI Informant

    04/07/2014 2:10:23 PM PDT · by logi_cal869
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 4/7/2014 | William Bastone, Andrew Goldberg, Joeseph Jesselli
    (snip) The ex-informant has been one of Obama’s most unwavering backers, a cheerleader who has nightly bludgeoned the president’s Republican opponents in televised broadsides. For his part, Obama has sought the man’s counsel, embraced him publicly, and saluted his “commitment to fight injustice and inequality.” The president has even commented favorably on his friend’s svelte figure, the physical manifestation of a rehabilitation effort that coincided with Obama’s ascension to the White House. This radical makeover has brought the man wealth, a daily TV show, bespoke suits, a luxury Upper West Side apartment, and a spot on best seller lists. Most...
  • Obama to Headline Al Sharpton’s NAN Conference

    04/07/2014 9:54:12 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 9 replies
    True Revoltb ^ | 7 Apr 2014 | Bradford Thomas
    President Obama is lending his political support to fellow community organizer Al Sharpton by headlining the MSNBC host’s National Action Network (NAN) conference this week in New York. Obama’s choice to headline the conference underscores the close ties of the two leaders and provides an increased sense of political legitimacy to the controversial leader and his much-maligned organization. Sharpton’s conference is held in April "not just to commemorate the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, but to honor his legacy by proactively engaging in dialogue that will spawn change." The NY Daily News reports that along with President...
  • OBAMA TO HEADLINE AL SHARPTON CONFERENCE

    04/06/2014 4:13:59 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 32 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | April | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    President Barack Obama is set to headline Al Sharpton's National Action Network (NAN) conference that is being held in New York April 9th through April 12th. The Sharpton conference ostensibly is to "honor" the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Organizers claim that the event is not just for honoring King but for "proactively engaging in dialogue that will spawn change." Al Sharpton founded NAN in 1991 when he was but a community agitator in New York, long before he became an MSNBC TV host. For his work with the organization, NAN paid Sharpton nearly $250,000 in 2011. But the...
  • The ‘Othering’ of Ted Cruz

    04/04/2014 10:30:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 3, 2014 | Andrew Stiles
    Liberals don’t like Ted Cruz. Many hate him. But why? Is it his conservative politics? That might have something do with it. The most plausible explanation is that liberals fear any politician who dares to be non-white, non-conformist, and non-complacent, and who challenges their 1940s Rooseveltian worldview. Whenever someone like Ted Cruz comes along, liberals cling to their outdated values, and immediately set out to neutralize this threat via a process known as “othering.” According to Yahoo! Answers: Othering is a way of defining and securing one’s own positive identity through the stigmatization of an “other.” Whatever the markers of...
  • National Baptist Candidate Calls Black Church Too Quiet, Passive, Disconnected

    04/02/2014 3:57:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Houston Forward Times ^ | April 2, 2014 | Hazel Trice Edney
    Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R. B. Holmes, whose leadership against hazing and the infamous "stand your ground laws", has announced his candidacy for the presidency of the National Baptist Convention USA., Inc. At a National Press Club announcement last week, Holmes called on the Black church to arise and take back its historic role in fighting social justice issues. "The Black church has become too quiet, too passive, too disconnected when it comes to challenging policies programs and persons that degrade and devastate our people" said Holmes, flanked by dozens of church and community leaders. He also announced the formation...
  • Stuyvesant High: Asian-American Domination In Elite Schools Triggers Resentment, Soul Searching

    03/26/2014 5:51:29 PM PDT · by OddLane · 35 replies
    International Business Times ^ | March 26, 2014 | Patrick Ghosh
    The rise of Asian-Americans and their dominance in academia may be exemplified by the extraordinary performance of Asian-American students in New York City. How A Chinese Solar Giant Was Snared In An Italian Fraud Scandal According to recent media reports, Asian-American students account for almost three-fourths of the enrollment at Stuyvesant High School, one of the city's eight specialized, elite public schools that strictly use test scores for admission. Asians represent less than 14 percent of the city's entire public school student body, meaning they are disproportionately represented at Stuyvesant by a magnitude of about five. (In 1970, Asians accounted...
  • Al Sharpton, Democrats, honor woman convicted of voter fraud

    03/25/2014 3:12:40 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 6 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | March 22, 2014
    While appearing at a rally to kick-off the campaign for an Ohio state constitutional amendment dealing with voters' rights, MSNBC host Al Sharpton and some Democrats honored Melowese Richardson, a former poll worker who was convicted in 2013 of voter fraud, Cincinnati.com reported Friday. Richardson admitted voting twice for Obama in 2012, and was indicted for voting at least six times. She was also charged last year of illegal voting in the 2008 and 2011 elections. She was sentenced to five years in prison, but was released and placed on probation after Democratic activists demanded a "fairer" term, Cincinnati.com said....
  • Ethnic Cleansing At Air America Radio

    04/15/2005 10:09:05 AM PDT · by natelivingston · 111 replies · 3,514+ views
    The Cincinnati Black Blog ^ | April 13, 2005 | Nate Livingston
    I guess this should be filed in the "Washington Politics" thread ... I'm an African American registered Democrat. I don't mind giving conservative Republicans hell when they deserve it. But unlike many conservative, I don't mind speaking out against my Party when I think they are wrong and encouraging them to do the right thing. Anyway, white liberals are having fits about the article posted below, which was written by me and published on my blog, in Black newspapers across the country, and at the liberal Daily Kos blog. I'm posting the article here because I'd like to have some...
  • Sharpton, Dems at Ohio rally welcome poll worker imprisoned for voter fraud

    03/24/2014 5:38:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 47 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 3-23-14
    Ohio Democrats honored a disgraced Hamilton County poll worker, convicted of voting multiple times, at a Voter Bill of Rights rally Thursday. Al Sharpton was the keynote speaker at an event to spearhead a campaign to get an amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would, among other things, allow for online voter registration. But the real guest of honor turned out to be Melowese Richardson, according to the Cincinnati Inquirer. Inquirer reporter Sharon Coolidge tweeted: In the 2012 presidential election, Richardson voted as many a six times in her fight “for Mr. Obama’s right to sit as president of the...
  • Racist dorm door writing was hoax, Grand Valley State U police say

    03/22/2014 12:49:35 PM PDT · by politisite · 17 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 3/22/2014 | William A. Jacobson
    Last month racist writing on a dormitory door shook Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Much like the notorious Oberlin College racism hoax, the incident caused much turmoil on campus, as reported by MLive: Students who live in the residence hall said they were surprised by the incident, saying signs of racial tension haven’t been present in the past. One resident, Andrew Seawood, a freshman from Stevensville, said the slurs were upsetting because the residents of Copeland typically get along with one another. “It was a little surprising when they did say something was written,” he said. “Everybody gets along...
  • 'Stand your ground' protest: Michigan activists look to repeal law through possible ballot proposal

    03/11/2014 3:26:58 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 26 replies
    Mlive ^ | 3-11-2014 | Jonathan Oosting
    LANSING, MI -- A group of two dozen activists rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday, promising to launch a ballot campaign to repeal Michigan's "stand your ground" law if lawmakers fail to update it. The Rev. Charles Williams II, Detroit head of the National Action Network, said that the group supports 2nd amendment and self-defense rights but believes Michigan's law goes too far and does not encourage residents to "choose peace" when the option is available. "We're going to go to every community across the state of Michigan and we're going to get 'stand your ground' repealed right here...
  • Greenfield: The Black Hitler of Harlem

    03/09/2014 10:44:30 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 15 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, March 08, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, March 08, 2014 The Black Hitler of Harlem Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The Black Hitler was a Chicago community organizer who moved to New York. Somewhere along the way he picked up a gold lined cape, a purple turban and a stepladder on which he used to stand while giving speeches outside the stores of Harlem's dwindling Jewish community.  The cape and the turban were combined with Nazi style military shirt and jackboots, for the quixotic uniform of a man who is remembered today as a pioneering labor leader-- but was known back then...
  • Al Sharpton shows off his French at White House dinner

    02/11/2014 7:22:54 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2-11-2014 | Eddie Scarry
    February 11, 2014 Al Sharpton shows off his French at White House dinner Eddie Scarry From a White House pool report on the state dinner taking place at the White House Tuesday evening for French President François Hollande: Al Sharpton said he’s been practicing his French and he offered some at the press’ urging. “Oui oui oui.” Sharpton is one of dozens of celebrity guests attending the dinner. Others include singer Mary J. Blige, who will also perform, comedienne Mindy Kaling and Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks Out Against George Zimmerman and DMX Boxing Match

    02/07/2014 6:38:53 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 2/6/14 | HRISTINE THOMASOS , CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER
    ...celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman says he got Zimmerman to agree to engage in a celebrity boxing match for charity. However Sharpton, the civil rights activist and leader of the National Action Network, is warning people against being quick to label Zimmerman a celebrity. "We must be very careful not to glorify or in any way sidestep the implications of making someone whose only claim to fame was killing an unarmed young man named Trayvon Martin into a cultural celebrity or hero," Sharpton told CNN. "It is perfectly legal for him to exploit his fame but we should never forget...