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TexasLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:46 AM
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Political Antics and Race-Based Animosity
OK, this one made me mad.

http://www.cnsnews.com//ViewCommentary.asp?Page= \Commentary\archive\200501\COM20050110c.html

Political Antics and Race-Based Animosity
By Paul M. Weyrich
CNSNews.com Commentary
January 10, 2005

There was a political sideshow last week as, in accordance with the Constitution, the votes of the Electors were counted by the Congress. But before that formality could take place, the country had to be subjected to political nonsense about alleged irregularities in Ohio.

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The Congressional political sideshow was an embarrassment. My question is this: What would cause grown adults, who had enough of a following in the electorate to get elected to the House of Representatives, to engage in this sort of nonsense?

There were a few certifiable kooks: Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, who ran for President, comes to mind. There were the old-line, shall we say, pro-Communists: Rep. John Conyers of Michigan comes readily to mind. But not all of the Members objecting to the electoral vote count (mostly black) fit either category.

Congressman Robert W. Ney of Ohio, the Republican in charge of the committee which had to deal with this situation, depicted the dissenters as sore losers who couldn't get over the fact that George Bush had won the election, and his message to them was essentially to get over it. However, it would take more than bitterness over a lost election to cause otherwise intelligent people to make fools out of themselves. There is something at work here which is very troubling for the future of the country.

There obviously is a belief within the black community that there was a conspiracy to keep their people from participating in the political process. When confronted with the fact that the man in charge of handling the Ohio election process is a black Republican, only utter contempt is shown for Ken Blackwell. They call him an embarrassment. They call him an Uncle Tom. They call him a sell-out. He has to be. After all, he is a Republican isn't he?


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gumby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:22 AM
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1. EVERYTHING that Nazi Puke says/writes
is a pile of fascist vomit. I usually try to avoid him and dislike him from afar.

Weyrich is responsible for soooo much that is wrong in this country now. He was responsible for purposely politicizing abortion for his Homeland ambitions.

And don't you just luv how the fascists/racists play "the race card" when it suits them?

I suggest "The Coors Connection" for facts on Weyrich and his Heritage Foundation and Free Congress Foundation. ACK!!
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