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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 12:36 PM
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TN Legislator (R-Caucasia) calls state Black Caucus more racist than KKK
Wouldn't a constipated conservative white dude make interesting contributions to the Black Caucus? :eyes:


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050928/ap_on_re_us/lawmake... ;_ylt=AhxqH0UrDrGVPS9Ckh0iDApH2ocA;_ylu=X3oDMTA3MXN1bHE0BHNlYwN0bWE-

White Lawmaker Likens Black Colleagues, KKK

By MATT GOURAS, Associated Press WriterWed Sep 28,12:25 AM ET

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"My understanding is that the KKK doesn't even ban members by race," said Rep. Stacey Campfield, adding that the KKK "has less racist bylaws" than the black lawmakers' group.

The freshman Republican from Knoxville was rebuffed earlier this year when he asked for the Black Caucus' bylaws and inquired about joining. There are 18 black state lawmakers in Tennessee.

Caucus chairman Rep. Johnny Shaw, a Democrat, dismissed Campfield's request and called him a "strange guy" who was simply interested in stirring up trouble.

"He is using this as a joke. This is an insult coming from him," said caucus member Rep. Larry Miller, also a Democrat. "Why he chose to focus on the Black Caucus, I have no idea other than he is crazy and a racist."

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Sandpiper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 12:43 PM
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1. Another race-baiting Southern White Republican
What a surprise.

The spirit of Strom lives on.
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