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    Default That ^&($ Tea Party

    Somebody give me some blood pressure pills.. thank you.




    http://www.fitsnews.com/2010/09/14/h...blicans-party/

    The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) held its annual fall Board of Directors meeting in Charleston, S.C. last weekend – a decision the organization is likely regretting after several controversial pictures from one of the meeting’s sponsored events began surfacing on the internet.
    One of the pictures shows S.C. Senate President Glenn McConnell - who FITS readers will recall enjoys dressing up as a Confederate General – posing in his Rebel garb with a pair of African-Americans dressed in, um, “antebellum” attire.
    The event in question – dubbed “A Southern Experience” – was held last Friday evening at the Country Club of Charleston. Hosted by the South Carolina Federation of Republican Women, it was included on the national conference’s official itinerary.
    In addition to McConnell, S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford attended (and spoke at) the event – although it was not listed on his weekly public schedule. S.C. Republican Attorney General nominee Alan Wilson also attended.
    Invited speakers to the NFRW conference included U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner, Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Rep. Joe Wilson, House Speaker Bobby Harrell, former U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins and GOP gubernatorial nominee Nikki Haley.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peaches View Post
    with a pair of African-Americans dressed in, um, “antebellum” attire.
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    Okay, my question is WHO are those black folks in that picture and WHAT on earth possessed them to take that job? I mean, I know it's a recession, but damn...there's always work at the post office...

    and how did I know Michael Steele's name would be on the guest list? Guess they've got to have their black spokesperson there to deflect all the media backlash...

    Is this Tea Party though? Or just typical white Republican foolishness?

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    *sigh*

    I just don't know what to say about this...

    *sigh*

    I mean, I truly feel like going on a rant. I really do.
    But come on...
    At least tell me everyone black there were some sort of informant.

    Please?

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    This is some straight up wack *** bull ish...

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    It sad....just sad. At one majorly depressing point of my life last year, I would have been tap dancing happy to take a crap job like that to feed myself and avoid being homeless. Over 900 job applications and I only gotten four interviews and one job offer. I can't say ish cuz they gotta do what they gotta do...but again....dang, that's sad
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    Looks like they were going for the throw back look. Wonder if they served fried chicken and watermelon slices.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BasementBeat View Post
    At least tell me everyone black there were some sort of informant.

    Please?
    They had to pay rent. I'm sure they got paid a little something.
    Quit tripping on what you're wearing on your behind and get some education in your head.

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    I was SOOOOOO hurt and saddened to find out who this couple is.

    I assumed they were two ignorant, shufflin', grinnin' Uncle Tom/Aunt Jemima-type people. But they aren't. They are two people that are committed to preserving Gullah/Geechie culture. They travel around the country educating folks on this culture. They were interviewed in an article I read, and they basically said they were there to educate folks, and that we shouldn't whitewash history, we need to tell the whole story.

    I see where they are coming from, but the CONTEXT looks AWFUL. Let's face it--the right wing GOP nuts at this event don't give a ufkc about Gullah culture. They were at this event along with people dressed as confederate soldiers. It just looks bad. And I am upset that people who seem to be about something positive have been made to look like some shuffling coons. I don't understand why they accepted the invitation.

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