You just knew he would throw the Race Card didn’t you?
This weekend, at an event celebrating Black History Month at Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, N.J., the senator answered the accusations with the words of Martin Luther King Jr.
“Dr. King said that ‘the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,’” he said, according to the New Jersey Star-Ledger. “Now we face anonymous, faceless, nameless individuals from right-wing sources seeking to destroy a lifetime of work. And their scares are false. I have worked too hard and too long in the vineyards to allow, at my hands, for the harvest to be soured.”
“I have felt the sting of discrimination,” he said, according to the North Jersey Record.
Menendez said he believes ultimately, “justice will overcome the forces of darkness.”
“I have my hand on the plough,” he said, “and I am going to continue to look forward and to work to make that plough lead us to the fulfillment of educational, economic and health care opportunity in this country.”
Of course, the Senator IS innocent until proven guilty, but it seems that the raaaaacism defense always precedes an admission of guilt.
Comes from Victory Girls, in response to those miscreants who mocked the death of American hero Chris Kyle
I’ll get straight to the point today. Most of humanity is gifted a sense of empathy and a soul, and then there are those who should be fed broken glass thrice daily with gasoline chasers to wash it down. I like to call those people “liberals”.
It is powerful, go read the entire post. And I love the final line, advising us how to address these types of bottom feeders who spend half their time bemoaning “Right Wing vitriol” and the other half engaging in Left Wing vitriol
“Bless your little hypocritical heart, fuck you.”
…….A. E. Wilder-Smith
…….Martin Luther King Jr.
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Van Jones, yet another of Obama’s openly Communist buddies is planning an “Arab Spring” for America.
An Egypt-styled “Arab Spring,” which has put radicals in charge of the government, will be launched in the United States this spring with a war on “corporate power, Wall Street greed and the political corruption of the 1 percent,” according to the group headed by former Obama green aide Van Jones.
“They’re really not going to like the 99 percent Spring,” said Rebuild the Dream in an organizing email Friday.
Comparing the collection of protests last year that are symbolized by the 99 percent campaign and Occupy movement, to those of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., the group said that “we were all inspired by the protesters of the Arab Spring who stood up to totalitarian governments, and inspired the Occupy movement here in America.”
The plan for now is to hold protest training sessions around the nation next week. Over 900 are scheduled so far.
Once ready, the group and dozens of others, notably MoveOn.org and labor unions, will launch the “99 Percent Spring” offensive against government and financial centers.
“We’re at a crossroads as a country. In recent years, millions have lost their jobs, homes have been foreclosed, and an unconscionable number of children live in poverty. We have to stand up to the people who caused of all this and confront the rampant greed and deliberate manipulation of our democracy and our economy by a tiny minority in the 1%,” said Caroline Murray, of Rebuild the Dream Innovation Fund, in the organizing email.
This type if thing is straight out of the Communist playbook, and do not forget it. You can expect the media will treat these thugs with kid gloves no matter how violent they become or how much intimidation they use. I have predicted that this will be the most divisive election of our lifetime. Just remember that there is likely nothing the Left will not resort to this November.
A classic example of someone educated beyond their hat size Cornell West, who believes Obama is not Marxist enough!
It was a cry from the heart. What happened was that greed at the top has squeezed so much of the juices of the body politic. Poor people and working people have not been a fundamental focus of the Obama administration. That for me is not just a disappointment but a kind of betrayal.
NYT: You have 30 seconds of private time with the president — what do you say to him?
Cornel West: I would say: “Look at that bust of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Oval Office and recognize that tears are flowing when you let Geithner and others shape your economic policy, when you refuse to focus on poor and working people or when you drop the drone bombs that kill innocent civilians. Tim Geithner does not represent the legacy of Martin King.”
NYT: How can Obama be the president you want him to be when he’s facing this Republican Congress?
Cornell West: I’ll put it this way, brother: You’ve got to be a thermostat rather than a thermometer. A thermostat shapes the climate of opinion; a thermometer just reflects it. If you’re just going to reflect it and run by the polls, then you’re not going to be a transformative president. Lincoln was a thermostat. Johnson and F.D.R., too.
Note that West wants Obama to be transformative. Like FDR, and LBJ who moved us far down the road towards Socialism by growing government well beyond its Constitutional guidelines the Founders set. And more like Lincoln, who destroyed another basis for our Founding, small federal government and state sovereignty. I suppose West has missed that Obama is a far Left as those presidents ever were.