Skip to comments.Tea Party Ties to Racism Questioned (Two local Tea Party rallies founder on racism charges)
Posted on 04/08/2010 12:48:16 PM PDT by kristinn
An Alabama author who's spoken to white supremacists who believe slavery is ordained by god is scheduled to headline a Wausau tea party rally next week.
The scheduled appearance by John Eidsmoe at the same event where Jefferson County Circuit Judge Randy Koschnick is slated to appear has infuriated black leaders and those that monitor hate groups nationally.
More Candidates Drop Out Of Springboro Tea Party Rally (Ohio)
SPRINGBORO Two more candidates have withdrawn from the Springboro Tea Party rally scheduled for Saturday, April 17, at North Park.
In withdrawing from the event, Chris Koch, a Republican candidate for Warren County commissioner, and Robert Owens, Constitution Party of Ohio candidate for Ohio Attorney General, join State Sen. Shannon Jones, R-Clearcreek Twp., and Sen. Jon Husted, R-Kettering, a candidate for Ohio Secretary of State.
Like Jones, Koch and Owen said they decided to withdraw from the rally due to a posting on a Twitter site maintained by Sonny Thomas, founder of the Springboro group. The posting made derogatory and violent comments toward Hispanics.
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That’s the trick - portray the Tea Party as a bunch of racists. November can’t come soon enough.
Of course, the media is going to portray all Tea Partiers as racist as a result of this.
Tea Partiers are smart to avoid association with the racist fringe that look to ride our coattails. I want nothing to do with racist (other than to mock them).
At the same time, guilt by association is wrong too.
we must pick our leaders and conveners with great care.
this statement, if true, is nothing short of stupid.
Will someone please copyright the TPM name. That will stop the nuts from ruining the movement.
Racism has no place in the Tea Party movement. It doesn’t matter what the MSM says about us—they’re going to lie about us no matter what we do—we can’t control what libtards say.
But we can control what we do & nothing about the Tea Party movement is consistent with racism.
Any large group gets a lot of freaks, best they be shunned early.
The left has used this sort of fraudulent tying together of nuts with actual Americans for decades. Anyone who is goofy, silly or outright insane will be labeled a “tea party” member. SOP for the leftists who lied about racial slurs and spitting on congressmen.
This is just another democRAT ploy to paint the Tea Party as racist. By actaully getting real racists to show up since they could not manufacture them
This Edismoe is most likely a DEMOCRAT.
NOTE THE LIBERAL MEDIA SPIN....
“who’s spoken to white supremacists who believe slavery is ordained by god”
He SPOKEN to them...
I’ve spoken to Radical Black Panthers. Does that now mean I’m A White-hating racist, too??
Which is the opposite of what dems do-they put their freaks in elevated government positions.
You mean like this?
The Dimwits are a heck of a lot more racist than Republicans are, and I sure haven't seen any racism amongst the Tea Partiers. This retarded piece by the AP is just a continuation of the 0bamabot attacks against the very potent Tea Parties, in attempt to blunt their effectiveness going into the November elections. It has to be rejected out of hand.
Well yes Democrats do ... The also pushed slavery for a 100 years, and that didn’t work either. But the fact we know they are Democrat freaks makes it much less effective.
What is it Beck says, oh yeah, use truth as the anvil and hammer it with the sledge of non-violence. Good advice, don’t you think?
Why would the organisers have this racist on docket to speak? Why not have everyone else and fire him? Let him speak somewhere else.
“we must pick our leaders and conveners with great care.”
The problem in a nutshell....there should be NO leaders!!!
Political movements draw fanatics like a flame draws moths. Do not put it past the leftists to encourage these nuts to try and join in with the Tea Party movement in order to smear all the participants. There is nothing too low for the left if it is thought to advance their interests.
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