Skip to comments.The Glenn Beck Rule: How to Out a Racist
Posted on 09/02/2010 5:18:33 AM PDT by Kaslin
Editors Note: Some language in this column may be offensive
How does one discredit the massive back-to-the-values-that-made-this-country-great rally in Washington at the National Mall?
Easy. Call Glenn Beck, the leader and organizer of the rally, a "racist" -- as does former Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean.
What makes Beck a racist? The question presupposes the need for a reason.
Ever heard of Journolist? Apparently, neither have network news anchors Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Brian Williams -- none of whom saw fit to spend one second reporting on this astonishing story.
Journolist was a confidential Listserv of 400 members of the media. It included people from Time, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, The New Republic, The Nation and other outlets. No Journolist member was a conservative. (Liberals would give a confidential Listserv of conservative media a somewhat different name: The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
Journolist was founded and run by a Washington Post blogger. It was exposed by The Daily Caller and written about on NewsBusters.org and by Andrew Breitbart, who offered $100,000 for a complete Journolist archive. Shortly after this exposure, Journolist was shut down.
What was the purpose of Journolist?
The most innocuous explanation -- offered by a writer for the left-wing New Republic -- is that it was a mere "chat room" where people would yak about stuff like the NBA finals or where a Journolister working on a piece could solicit suggestions for an expert. Big deal.
The most sinister explanation is that it served as a forum/echo chamber for liberals to strategize with other liberals on how to advance their agenda, craft arguments and discredit conservatives. Paranoia, you say?
Recall that during the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama's candidacy was rocked by YouTube videos of his unhinged, America-denouncing, whitey-condemning, anti-Semitic pastor of 20 years, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Several Journolist members cried Mayday! and traded e-mails on how to control the damage.
Spencer Ackerman's Huffington Post bio describes his position with The Washington Independent as "senior reporter." This Journolist "journalist" offered this game plan: "If the right forces us all to either defend Wright or tear him down, no matter what we choose, we lose the game they've put upon us. Instead, take one of them -- Fred Barnes, Karl Rove, who cares -- and call them racists." You know, eenie, meenie, minie, moe.
To be fair, some lefties actually want a plausible reason to call someone a racist. So, what makes Beck one?
As we were constantly reminded this past weekend, Beck once called President Obama "a racist" with a "deep-seated hatred for white people, or the white culture."
Beck says he regrets what he said. He says he should have referred to and condemned the "black liberation theology" preached by Wright. But only liberals are allowed regrets.
Here is The Glenn Beck Rule: When one recklessly, irresponsibly and with absolutely no basis calls someone a racist, or accuses him or her of racism or of racial insensitivity, or uses incendiary, racially tinged language -- the person who makes the accusation is the racist.
Let's apply The Rule:
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.: Then-President George Herbert Walker Bush is "a racist."
Sen. (then-candidate) Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.: Then-President George W. Bush "let people die on rooftops in New Orleans because they were poor and because they were black."
Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y.: "George (W.) Bush is our Bull Connor," referring to the racist Southern lawman who sicced dogs and turned water hoses on civil rights marchers. Of the GOP, Rangel said, "It's not 'sp--' or 'n-----' anymore; they just say, 'Let's cut taxes.'"
Donna Brazile, Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign manager: The GOP has "a white-boy attitude," which means the GOP "must exclude, denigrate and leave behind."
Rep. (then-state Sen.) Diane Watson, D-Calif., on black affirmative action foe Ward Connerly: "He's married to a white woman. He wants to be white. He wants a colorless society. He has no ethnic pride. He doesn't want to be black."
Then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.: In a speech in a black Baptist church, she said: "When you look at the way the (then-Republican-controlled) House of Representatives has been run, it has been run like a plantation. And you know what I'm talkin' about."
Director Spike Lee: Then-Sen. Trent Lott is a "card-carrying member" of the Ku Klux Klan; and about his dislike for interracial couples, Lee said, "I give interracial couples a look. Daggers. They get uncomfortable when they see me on the street."
The Rev. Al Sharpton: Falsely accused an assistant district attorney of sexually assaulting a black teenager; called the Central Park Jogger "a whore"; called black then-New York Mayor David Dinkins a "n----- whore"; denounced as "white interlopers" people wishing to do business in Harlem; and, during the deadly Crown Heights affair, said, "If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house."
The Rev. Jesse Jackson: Jews are "Hymies," and New York is "Hymie-Town." First he denied saying it. Then came an admission, after that an apology, followed by collective media amnesia.
I am constantly amazed by the complaints about bias in the News Media. It is not bias. By now how could anyone with any critical thinking ability realize these people are nothing more than communist agents and the news organizations are communist front groups?
It is the LSM and drive by media that is biased
Both minorities and gays have their own agendas ... and will use the libs as tools to get what they want.
See both groups KNOW who the real racists and homophobes are because especially in the Northeast, minorities and gays don't live in 99.9999% Moonbat (white)neighborhoods...
This is by design... and it's tolerated as long as minorities and gays get what they want...
It’s been proven time and time again that the Left is racist.
You said it
Democrats - Know them by their sheets, racism, antiSemitism, projections and bigotry.
So much hatred by elected officials.
Yet, they were elected by the masses of asses.
I like and watch Beck but there is a simple rule, “If someone apologizes for saying something then they shouldn't have said it in the first place” even if YOU think it is 'the truth'. At the time I figured the ‘racist’ comment would backfire.
Notice liberals don't usually use that word racist (except crackpot Keith Olbermann and maybe Maddow) , they use the word ‘insensitive’.
For example : I only saw one democrat on MSNBC point out that Beck's apology saying Obama was guided by 'black liberation theology' was the same as saying he was racist and wasnt really an apology at all. That was a bit more thought out.
” By now how could anyone with any critical thinking ability realize these people are nothing more than communist agents and the news organizations are communist front groups”
Apparently, about half of the voters in this country do NOT have any critical thinking skills and must, indeed, be proud to be associated with communists based on the election.
This reminds me of an old story I found reprinted in our local newspaper. The date was 1974 when the eighth grade classes of the local school traveled to Washington DC...as they left their bus to walk to the Washington Monument a large group of black teens threatened, harassed, and physically attacked five of the group of eighth graders.
No one was seriously hurt, but one of the Flora students was struck in the face, one girl suffered a cut lip, two boys were struck in the back of the neck, and one assailant pulled the hair of one of the female chaperones.
The incident happened as the group were marching in a body from their tour bus toward the Washington Monument. There were a large number of black teens in the area, more than the number of students, and they were bigger and older than the 8th graders.
According to one report, before the local students got halfway to the monument, one of the black teens blew a whistle and they quickly surrounded the local students, shouting obscenities, threatening, darting in and out and shaking their fists in the faces of the kids.
The chaperones turned the group around and they retreated back to their bus in an orderly manner. It was reported that none of the students had given any provocation for the attack, and none of the students or adults fought back in defense.
MY QUESTION: Was this a hate crime? Was it racist? Or What?
Ezra Klein, founder of Journolist:
A columnist for Newsweek !!!
A blogger for the Washington Post !!!
Good ol' Ezra Klein wrote on Twitter the following about much beloved Tim Russert:
"f*** tim russert. f*** him with a spiky acid-tipped d*ck."
What a great guy, Journolist Founder !!!
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In February 2007 Klein created a Google Groups forum called "JournoList" for discussing politics and the news media. The forum's membership was controlled by Klein and limited to "several hundred left-leaning bloggers, political reporters, magazine writers, policy wonks and academics."
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Time magazine columnist, Joe Klein added that the off-the-record nature of the forum was necessary because candor is essential and can only be guaranteed by keeping these conversations private.
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” As we were constantly reminded this past weekend, Beck once called President Obama “a racist” with a “deep-seated hatred for white people, or the white culture.”
1_ 20+ years of “black liberation theology” taught by a minister who hates white people in general, and Jews in particular.
Verdict = Obama is a racist
2) Obama has hired “known” racists for his czars and cabinet.
Verdict = Obama is a racist
3_ Obama allowed fellow racist Holder to slap the Black Panthers on the wrist, instead of prosecutiong them for their overt racism.
Verdict = Obama and Holder are racists.
4) Obama made accusations against a Cambridge Massachusetts
police department, after having admitted he knew nothing about the facts.
Verdict = Obama is a racist
When will we EVER stop acting like cowards?
Apparently, when hell freezes over.
Yes. If the game was fair though, Obama should have to apologize for "guns or religion or antipathy to people who arent like them or anti-immigrant sentiment...."
And after he said the white police "acted stutpidly?"
"....I could have calibrated those words differently."
Obama apologized all the time, for YOU being racist for GWB and for Reagan. He never apologizes for his own actions. Once he said he wasnt doing a good enough job explaining how good his policies were for us.
Given his disapproval ratings, this stuff funny.
That's the difference. Beck insulted Obama, but Obama insults the people. Carter has done that since he left office, but IIRC not when he was POTUS.
It's disconcerting to think liberals can be flexible enough to correct their own bigotry... even if only for appearances.
"I think one man is just as good as another so long as he's not a n*gger or a Chinaman. Uncle Will says that the Lord made a White man from dust, a n*gger from mud, then He threw up what was left and it came down a Chinaman. He does hate Chinese and Japs. So do I. It is race prejudice, I guess. But I am strongly of the opinion Negroes ought to be in Africa, Yellow men in Asia and White men in Europe and America." Democrat President Harry Truman
"Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds." Democrat Senator Robert Byrd
"You cannot go to a 7-11 or Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian Accent." Democrat Senator Joe Biden
"I'll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years." Democrat President Lyndon B. Johnson
Mahatma Gandhi "ran a gas station down in Saint Louis." Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton
"I did not lie awake at night worrying about the problems of Negroes." Democrat Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, 1961
"I mean, you got the first mainstream African American [Barack Obama] who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice looking guy." Democrat Sen. Joseph Biden Jr., (D., Del.), 2006-07
"You'd find these potentates from down in Africa, you know, rather than eating each other, they'd just come up and get a good square meal in Geneva." Democrat Senator Fritz Hollings
"Republicans bring out Colin Powell and J.C. Watts because they have no program, no policy. They have no love and no joy. They'd rather take pictures with black children than feed them." Democrat Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Campaign Manager for the 2000 election
"He's married to a white woman. He wants to be white. He wants a colorless society. He has no ethnic pride. He doesn't want to be black." Democrat California State Senator Diane Watson's on Ward Connerly's interracial marriage
"I am a former kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan in Raleigh County and the adjoining counties of the state .... The Klan is needed today as never before and I am anxious to see its rebirth here in West Virginia .... It is necessary that the order be promoted immediately and in every state of the Union. Will you please inform me as to the possibilities of rebuilding the Klan in the Realm of W. Va .... I hope that you will find it convenient to answer my letter in regards to future possibilities." Democrat Senator Robert Byrd
"These laws [segregation] are still constitutional and I promise you that until they are removed from the ordinance books of Birmingham and the statute books of Alabama, they will be enforced in Birmingham to the utmost of my ability and by all lawful means." -- Democrat Bull Connor (1957), Commissioner of Public Safety for Birmingham, Alabama
(On New York) "Kiketown." Democrat President Harry Truman
"Theres some people whove gone over the state and said, Well, George Wallace has talked too strong about segregation. Now let me ask you this: how in the name of common sense can you be too strong about it? Youre either for it or youre against it. Theres not any middle ground as I know of." -- Democratic Alabama Governor George Wallace (1959)
"You f*cking Jew bastard!!" Democrat Senator Hillary Clinton
'Hymies.' 'Hymietown.' Democrat Jesse Jackson's description of New York City while on the 1984 presidential campaign trail.
"Jews that's J-E-W-S." -- Democratic State Representative Bill McKinney on why his daughter Cynthia lost in 2002
"I want to go up to the closest white person and say: 'You can't understand this, it's a black thing' and then slap him, just for my mental health." Democrat Charles Barron, New York city councilman
"Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them." Democrat Mary Frances Berry, Chairwoman, US Commission on Civil Rights
(I) "will not let the white boys win in this election." Democrat Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Campaign Manager on the 2000 election
"The old white boys got taken fair and square." Democrat San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown after winning an election
"The Medicaid system must have been developed by a white male slave owner. It pays for you to be pregnant and have a baby, but it won't pay for much family planning." Democrat Jocelyn Elders
The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him. I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years." Democrat Louis Farrakhan who campaigned for Democrat congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in 2002
"We have lost to the white racist press and to the racist reactionary Jewish misleaders." -- Democrat Rep. Gus Savage after his defeat 1992
"White folks was in caves while we was building empires... We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it." Democrat the Rev Al Sharpton
Frankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we dont want to have too many of. So that Roe was going to be then set up for Medicaid funding for abortion. Democrat appointee to Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg
"These Negroes, they're getting pretty uppity these days and that's a problem for us since they've got something now they never had before, the political pull to back up their uppityness. Now we've got to do something about this, we've got to give them a little something, just enough to quiet them down, not enough to make a difference. For if we don't move at all, then their allies will line up against us and there'll be no way of stopping them, we'll lose the filibuster and there'll be no way of putting a brake on all sorts of wild legislation. It'll be Reconstruction all over again." Democrat President Lyndon B. Johnson
"I do not think it is an exaggeration at all to say to my friend from West Virginia [Sen. Robert C. Byrd, a former Ku Klux Klan recruiter] that he would have been a great senator at any moment. . . . He would have been right during the great conflict of civil war in this nation." Democrat Senator Christopher Dodd (D., Conn.), 2004
"I am a former Kleagle [recruiter] of the Ku Klux Klan in Raleigh County. The Klan is needed today as never before and I am anxious to see its rebirth here in West Virginia. It is necessary that the order be promoted immediately and in every state in the union." -- Democrat Senator Robert Byrd
"I mean, you got the first mainstream African American [Barack Obama] who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice looking guy." Democrat Senator Joseph Biden Jr., (D., Del.), 2006-07
"I don't care what people are saying Uptown or wherever they are. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day. This city will be a majority African-American city. It's the way God wants it to be." -- Democrat Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin
Segregation Forever!! campaign slogan for Democrat Governor George Wallace
".....African-Americans watch the same news at night that ordinary Americans do. " Democrat President Bill Clinton on Black Entertainment Television, November 2, 1994
"I don't talk to you white motherf*ckers! You bitch motherf*ckers in the white press! F*ck you, you motherf*cking a$$hole white devils!!" Democrat Congressman Gus Savage
[Spitting into the food of white customers at a hotel in Greenville, South Carolina] gave me psychological gratification. Democrat Jesse Jackson
"Barack...he's talking down to black people...telling n*ggers how to behave...I'd like to cuts his nuts out." Democrat Jesse Jackson
If you feel that you just got to mug somebody because of your hurt and your pain, go to River Oaks and mug you some good white folks. If youre angry that our brother is put to death, dont burn down your own community, give these white folks hell from the womb to the tomb. Democrat Quanell X
Were giving relief to people that I deal with in my office every day now unfortunately. But because of the longevity of this recession, these are people and theyre not minorities and theyre not defective and theyre not all the things youd like to insinuate that these programs [are] about, these are average, good American people. Democrat Rep. Paul Kanjorski(D-PA)
"A few years age he (Obama) would be getting coffee for us" -- Democrat President Bill Clinton There are white n*ggers. Ive seen a lot of white n*ggers in my time, if you want to use that word -- Democrat Senator Robert Byrd (D-KKK)
"The only concession I might make to him(King Saud) is to give him the 60 million jews we have in the United States" -- Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt
I hate white people, all of them. Every last iota of a cracker, I hate him. We didnt come out here to play this game. Theres too much serious business going on in the black community to be out here sliding through South Street with white dirty cracker whore [ BLEEP ] on our arms. And we call ourselves black men with African garb on. What the hell is wrong with you, black man? You had a (unintelligible) with a white girl on your damn arm. You want freedom? You are going to have to kill some crackers. You might have to kill some of their babies. Democrat Malik Zulu Shabazz(Black Panther)
The country is ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as Obama..a light-skinned African American with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one Democrat Senator Harry Reid (he later apologized)
I dont know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, okay. Do I need to say more? Democrat Senator Harry Reid
We(african-americans) are sort of a mongrel people. I mean were all kinds of mixed up Democrat President Barak Obama
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