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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 10:03 PM

Nance Greggs: Civil Rights for Some



An Open Letter to the Reverend William Owens

Sir:

Having just read your remarks at the National Press Club this morning, I felt compelled to write you about your truly appalling comments.

Let’s begin with: “The President is in the White House because of the civil rights movement…”

No, sir. This President is in the White House because a majority of the citizens of this country saw him as the best man for the job, and cast their votes accordingly. The civil rights movement made the presidency of a black American possible, although it seemed a distant possibility at the time. But Barack Obama earned his presidency in the same way white American presidents have earned it in the past – by presenting his vision of a better nation, and garnering the support of those who believed in that vision and his ability to make it a reality.

“I was a leader in that movement, and I didn’t march one inch, one foot, one yard for a man to marry a man or a woman to marry a woman...”


More at: http://www.democratsforprogress.com/2012/07/31/civil-rights-for-some/

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Response to DemocratsForProgress (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 10:27 PM

1. Kicked and Highly Recommended. Well done, Nance!

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Response to DemocratsForProgress (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 11:56 PM

2. White hot

How many times does the student have to teach the master before the master says, "Let me learn a bit more"?

If Nance singles you out for religious hypocrisy, or intellectual dishonesty, there is no helping you.

Nance keeps me honest and true to my beliefs. And she will will do the same for anyone who reads her rants.

I fear her wrath.

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Response to DemocratsForProgress (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:25 AM

3. Love me some Nance Rants...

and I miss her terribly

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 10:43 AM

4. amen

I miss her too.

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