HuffPo: Rangel Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Apologize

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Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) raised a big stink last week when he said the Tea Party is the same “white crackers” civil rights activists overcame in the 1960s and said the House GOP is worse than Muslim terrorists.

Your comments on the Rangel story revealed every fallacious permutation of Rangel’s race-baiting, fallacious liberal tactic, highlighting the difference between men like Rangel and his civil rights-era betters – men like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – who’d be shamed by the manner in which the censured Congressman continues to fan the flames of a nonexistent race war for political benefit.

Now comes Huffington Post columnist Earl Ofari Hutchinson to beat on the racial embers some more, penning an opinion piece this week explaining why Rangel should “absolutely not” apologize for comparing today’s Constitutional conservatives with dead racist Southern Democrats.

The piece is essentially a conjecture exercise in which Hutchinson explains what he thinks would have happened if Tea Party types had been running the show in the 1960s. He also pauses to castigate a couple of examples of Tea Party racism (no mention of Rangel’s own racism, or of other Democrat hypocrite apostates like sexists Anthony Weiner, Elliott Spitzer and Bob Filner).

Here’s the pith:

It requires no leap of imagination to connect the racial dots from the past to the present within the Tea Party ranks. One doesn’t have to shout a racial pejorative at them as Rangel did to figure that if the titanic civil rights bills of the past were on the nation’s legislative table today they’d again rush to the barricades to battle against them. For saying that, Rangel need offer no apology.

Keep fanning the flames, racist parasites. You’re defrauding the very people whom you claim to defend. It’s not like Rangel has much to be sorry for anyway.

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Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • Ron r

    Amazing how some quote or claim to be fans of MLK after his death , but were hardly a fan in life. Rangel was on the front lines , where were you Ben ????

    • ISHKABIBEL

      King would be appalled at the DEM party of 2013! King, like his niece, Alveda King, was a staunch advocate of LIFE! The DEM party right now is the most anti-life, pro-homo ever. King, a Republican, would be disgusted by Rangel & the loony Libs!

      • Ron r

        MLKs widow was as are his kids and the brother of the niece are all aligned with the Democratic Party. Remember , the kids lived in the same house as MLK unlike the niece. Also MLK was a man who believed he should love his enemy . Unlike the Tea Party who consider president Obama their enemy and hate him even more than Bin La Din. MLK would have to be as much ashamed of the Tea Party as he would Rangel.

        • BigGeezer

          ron you are really a low information type of guy aren’t you … the Tea Party does not hate obama… they hate his anti-American ideology… and that’s not racists even though the racists (blacks and dems) would claim that. The proof… Tea Party members hate joe biden’s ideology equally. And MLK today would be walking arms locked and hand-in-hand with the Tea Party…

          • Ron r

            B/S MLK would never visit a right / reich wing site like this one who stirs up islamaphobia, refers to the president as satan and that’s not even the worst he has been called here. And most of all the religious intolerance displayed. Besides MLK was about social justice , so dream on.

          • BigGeezer

            you have no clue what the Tea Party represents… you spew the ignorant, bigoted lies from msnbc, black racists and democrats. Thank God that the POS liberal democrats demonstrated such respect for President Bush… for you to continue to spew these lies is the real bs here.

          • Ron r

            Don’t care about the Tea Party,even though it was started with good intent, it has been hijacked by the extreme of the right, and every right wing Jessie Jackson wanna be. I also never heard the left call Bush half breed, n….r, a to Christ , and that’s just the nicer ones.

          • BigGeezer

            yea the lefties really respected him and the office…

            “George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd, a moron, if you’ll pardon the expression,”
            Martin Sheen

            “I am more patriotic than this president we have, who I consider a traitor of human and American principles.”
            Sean Penn

            “Bush’s actions remind me of Herman Goering’s ”
            Barbra Streisand

            This President invaded a sovereign nation in defiance of the UN. He is basically a war criminal. Honestly. He should be tried at The Hague. Rosie O’donnell

            “While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward,” Al Gore

            “George W. Bush is evil. He is a terrorist. He is evil. He is arrogant. And he is out of control.”
            Julianne Malveaux – USA Today columnist

            and a collection that is documented with the Maynard Institute… ‘Every president is criticized and called names. George W. Bush was called, among other things, dumb, Nazi, liar, and baby killer.’

            At least I”ve applied names to the disgusting comments made about George Bush … wow even a POS vice president is included…

          • chocopot

            And you haven’t noticed that the Democratic Party has been hijacked by the extreme Left? In fact, calling the Democratic Party the new CPUSA would not be far from accurate.

          • IsThisAmerica

            So if you don’t like it here why are you here?

          • chocopot

            Calling you an ignoramus would be a compliment.

        • Ron G

          MLK’s and the Tea Party’s message are similar in many respects. Rangel just talks to get free press coverage. All Rangel cares about is himself. He doesn’t care if he causes unrest in the country or who gets hurt.

          • Ron r

            MLK had an entirely different agenda. And by tea party , libertarian and ultra right views he would be considered a socialist . Remember he died standing with union workers. He took a stand on Vietnam , a place Limbaugh , and Cheney, along with Nuget did not want to go.

          • BigGeezer

            you speak of MLK’s stand on Vietnam and military service … you mean just like bill clinton, hillary clinton, joe biden, dick durbin, barack obama and most democratic congressmen including harry reid … and you speak of unions… are they the same unions that are turning their backs on obamacare? Really … that’s your post?

          • Ron r

            None of the above were egger to send others children to war as Cheney. Women were never drafted, and Rangel fought in Korea. So what’s your point?????

          • BigGeezer

            hillary was willing to send troops to Iraq. You never mentioned the word ‘draft’… but hillary could have served. I didn’t say anything about rangle… although I’m sure he was a slacker even back in those days. Your post implied that Cheney and Limbaugh had some sinister deferment or plan… I just presented the fact of other people who chose not to serve (democrats) … so what is your point???

          • Ron r

            My point is Limbaughs uncle worked at his local draft board, Cheney who BTW had 6 deferments got them because he was a father . There were many fathers serving at that time. As for Rangel , he received a bronz star with v device for valor for leading men in a break out after being e circles by Chinese . He also received the Purple Heart .

          • BigGeezer

            I never questioned if rangle served. My point has always been that rangle is an all-out-full-time racist … America should shun this POS … but blacks endorse racists… Limbaugh and Cheney did not serve in the military … and I don’t care how they got the deferments they received them legally as did so many democrats … and again I’ll include hillary here. But the big difference is that Cheney and Limbaugh are not racists.

          • Ron r

            Limbaugh not racist, are you serious???? I assume he’s also not a recovering addict ?????

        • ISHKABIBEL

          Hey, looney tunes Lib, listen up: After the IRS scandal, yeah Obama & his corrupt Chicago-on-the-Potomac thugocracy cabal, ARE THE ENEMY of the Tea Party….the enemy of Freedom & the Constitution!

          • Ron r

            You guys and the name calling of everyone with a different opinion . Republifascist you have your opinion , I have mine.

          • chocopot

            You really are deranged, aren’t you? Please go back on your meds.

    • BigGeezer

      what does your challenge to Ben have to do with the fact chuckie rangle is a flat-out-full-time racist and Ben is simply providing unequivocal documentation of rangles racist ideology?

      • Ron r

        Because its like the pot calling the skillet black. Sorry

      • Ron r

        Because its like the pot calling the skillet black. Sorry

        • BigGeezer

          so you affirm that chuckie rangle is a flat-out-full-time racist … correct??

          • Ron r

            Do you affrim the same about Ben??

          • BigGeezer

            no… he wrote an article that is fact based. Where do you find the correlation? Did Ben call rangle the ‘new york ni66er’?

          • chocopot

            Facts are neither good nor bad and do not represent one side of an issue or another – they are simply facts. Why do you have such a problem with that?

          • Ron r

            Name me one aurthor on this site that is not race biased?

    • stopspending4

      Amazing that you keep trying to redirect away from the racist, hateful things Rangle says to something totally unrelated.
      Rangel is a racist, does nothing positive for the black community, wants to continue the race bating so he still has some relevance. Rangel is just one of the many worthless black leaders in Ga – Brooks charged with stealing, Cynthia McKinney, etc.

      • Ron r

        Yes , both he and Linsey Graham should resign. Graham is one of many worthless southern white leaders in the south. I know just how you feel though just as I know how the president feels about the way he is portrayed as the anti Christ ,Muslim , and any name to come to mind.

        • stopspending4

          Again, you want to try and redirect to anything or anyone other than Rangle. You also show just how racist you are because you must point out that Graham is white. Obviously, the first consideration for you is the race of a person. You really have nothing to say to support your beliefs or officials so you try to degrade those you and Obama see as “enemies”. Does not work for obama and will not work for you. I hope you are getting paid to blog this baloney.

          • Ron r

            Ok Rangel was an idiot for what he said. What does Obama have to do with this. And yes Lindsey Graham is a racist!!!!

  • Miley

    So, if I call Rangel a nig…r, that would be OK with HuffPo? I think not, but he can use racist comments about white and he is just fine and dandy? Is this the discussion on race eric holder wanted Americans to have?

    • KENYAN KRUSHER

      It’s also OK for Jay-Z & other rappers to use the N-Word & make billions hypnotizing our youth & making them into zombies!

      • Ron r

        Here’s what you do. Find Jay -Z or the first black man you see tomorrow , and call them n…. r and ask them why you can’t use it. Better yet just wait for their reaction. Seriously , the best advice is to never use it. Some people murder, I choose not too .

        • KENYAN KRUSHER

          When I was in Junior high school, blacks were the only group to call each ethnic slurs! Why?

          • Ron r

            Call one a n::::r and ask them. why you cant and they can I don’t allow my grow. Children to use the word . around me.

          • marylou

            Do you mean to say, YOUR children are racist and use the n…word? Just asking?

          • Ron r

            I’m saying they don’t use it even as grown ups. Why are you looking for a reason to use the word .

          • marylou

            Quoting YOU….. who finds an excuse to keep using the word……the pot calling the kettle black!

            “I don’t allow my grow. Children to use the word . AROUND ME.”

            Which to everyone, who can read, means that they USE it… but not in your presence! Were your parenting skills so shoddy and lacking that you were unable to instill the morality and decency necessary that they would not use it ANYWHERE?

            Hypocrite!

          • Frank Kahn

            Actually, Ron has a distorted and myopic view of what is reasonable. He believes that acceptable is the same thing. It is LEGALLY ACCEPTABLE to allow blacks to shout racist hate phrases, because Ron’s people say they deserve to. A word, is as dangerous as a gun. If you use any word that black racists don’t like, they can kill you because you deserve it. Only whites are prohibited from using the racial slurs, that blacks object to. These are all liberal ideas that make the extreme problem of black racism ACCEPTABLE, but, they are not reasonable for anyone except the anti-white racists.

            Ron does not understand that reasonable invokes the idea of equality. Equality is probably a word that he is incapable of understanding as well. As long as Blacks are given free reign, on matters of racial hatred, there is no equality, and therefore there is nothing reasonable about what they do.

            He made a statement a couple times that was either a threat, or a declaration of acceptance of insane racial hatred. Call a black man a Ni66er and then ask him why you can’t use that word. First of all, that is backwards, you might want to inquire as to the insane reasoning about its usage, prior to using it. Who gave these worthless blacks the authority to decide what words “freedom of speech” don’t cover? Yes, I called them worthless blacks, and I am not racist in doing so. Any extreme racist is worthless, that includes blacks as well as whites. Even as far back as 1971, I ran into severe stupidity by a black racist. I used the, then common, phrase “damn straight jack”, and this black idiot had the nerve to tell me that I could not say it because I was not BLACK.

            Well, I have news for Ron, and all the other liberal idiots. If blacks can legally use a word or phrase, to indicate a member of their race, it is REASONABLE for me to use the same words or phrases to describe them. If it is ACCEPTABLE for a black man to physically assault a white man for using the N word, then it is REASONABLE for a white man to assault a black man for calling him a racial name like whitey.

          • Ron r

            And you are out of your damn mind if you believe what you have just posted. I say this if you want to call a lack man n….r go ahead, but. Say it to his face. Don’t tell me what I think is acceptable or not.

          • Frank Kahn

            I gave analysis of what you actually said, not what you CLAIM YOU SAID.

            “Ron r > KENYAN KRUSHER
            21 hours ago

            Here’s what you do. Find Jay -Z
            or the first black man you see tomorrow , and call them n…. r and ask them why you can’t use it.”

            Aside from not mentioning say it to their face (implied), you did say “ask them why you can’t use it”, which implies that they have the legal authority to decide what words can be censored. By that assertion, you are implying that their control of my words is ACCEPTABLE.

          • Ron r

            Let me give you the short version first. Ask him while he’s beating your ass for calling him that name. Now here’s my question to whoever wonders why. If for some reason it became acceptable for say whites to address blacks with that word. Would they feel really equal? Would this do away with racism?? Most of what blacks wanted was the right to vote and protection under the constitution. All you guys (speaking in general only) want is the right to use the word n….r. Wow, what a country.

          • Frank Kahn

            Let me give you the, non racist, long version. My original post was immediately sent to moderation, to check and see if I violated a posting rule. It passed through without any modification. It was not based on a claim that I think we deserve to use the N word.

            “Let me give you the short version first.

            Ask him while he’s beating your ass for calling him that name. ”

            This goes back to my contention that you should ask about using it first. Most blacks, who vehemently oppose the use of the word, by whites, have a distorted view of its meaning. Most blacks, who use that word in their normal everyday conversations, have a double meaning for it. If they use it, it is a lighthearted jibe at another person. If a white person uses it they are supposedly making some kind of hateful disrespect. If, a black person has this double standard, then they are wrong. I would not use that word on a black person, however, if I did and they attacked me, I would defend myself with all force necessary, no ass kicking would be received.

            “Now here’s my question to whoever wonders why. If for some reason it became acceptable for say whites to address blacks with that word. ”

            It is already, morally, acceptable to use that word, when addressing a black person who has spewed forth his anti-white racist hatred at a person. There is no natural rule that says that blacks get a free pass at racism.

            “Would they feel really equal? ”

            Yes, you idiot, if the blacks get to spew race hatred, then whites would have to be allowed to do the same to be equal.

            “Would this do away with racism?? ”

            NOPE, it would only level the playing field of racism. Getting rid of racism would require that you make it illegal for blacks to use racial slurs against whites.

            “Most of what blacks wanted was the right to vote
            and protection under the constitution. ”

            Lets see here, all blacks wanted (50 years ago) was the right to vote and equal (preferential) treatment under the constitution. I doubt that all blacks wanted those two things, exclusively. If you wanted to, simply, make things equal, you would let them vote, have a job, go to school, pray or do anything else that everyone else does. They would have to stand on their own merits, work for what the achieved and face the fact that they are no better than whites are. They would be taught to respect the laws of the land, they would be held personally accountable for violating those laws. They would receive no preferential treatment in life, whether it is in education or employment. Now, if you think, all they want is just to vote and protection under the constitution (like whites) then try taking away their affirmative action privileges and see how many of them scream racist at you.

            “All you guys (speaking in general only) want is the right to use the word n….r. ”

            Another racist statement from you. And it is actually based on a lie. We don’t want the right to use the N word, we just want the law to be fair and equal under the rules of the constitution.

            “Wow, what a country.”

            Your twisted view of what is reality, in terms of racism, would make anyone hate this country. You paint a distorted picture of racism, that points the finger at the victims instead of the true perpetrators of racism.

          • Ron r

            Let me give you the shorter version. It’s not acceptable to use the word no matter your race. Now if it makes you feel inclusive to use the word., go for it and stop trying to win approval. It’s not my pay grade to give permission.

          • Frank Kahn

            And let me give you an even more correct version.

            It is constitutionally acceptable, as a part of freedom of speech, to use it no matter who you are. And, if I pretend to believe you are a government worker stooge, your pay grade has nothing to do with you having any authority to do a damn thing about it.

          • Ron r

            First , I do not speak for all of black america, I do not like the word used by anyone. And because some blacks use and feel like they own the word does not make all blacks racist. Are there racist blacks? Yes there are just as there are racist whites. So if Jaz -Z and some other blacks want to own the word and slap Eminim around for using it that’s between the two of them. Jay-Z and the blacks that use that word do not represent all of black America . I hope I have explained myself well enough to end this debate.

            If you want to use the word , have at it. It use hat it is. I’m retired, what government stooge are you talking about. E-7is military rank .

          • Frank Kahn

            To address the last item first, when I was in the military we referred to it as rank, not pay grade, that was a term used for other government workers.

            To address the end of the debate, I want to clarify a point, that you seem to have incorrectly inferred.

            I stated, or at least I attempted to always state, that “if blacks use the N word, and say whites cant, they are racists”. I stand by that statement. What your final post seemed to say was that you thought I was calling all blacks racist. This was not the case. I will restate it in a way that does not allow for incorrect assumptions.

            If group A (consisting of maybe 1,000 blacks) is interacting with group B (consisting of only whites), and the A’s can use the N word, but say the B’s can’t, then the A’s are racists.

          • Ron r

            Thanks for the debate.

          • Ron r

            A level playing field on racism. I really just read your post in detail because your version of what blacks wanted from this country seems to start and end with voting and being so called takers . Along with voting blacks wanted to be able to walk the streets with out being lynched, send their children to church with out the church being bombed, send their daughters to work with out being raped by Strom Thurman, the removal of bondage.

            The meaning of the word you may want to use should not be used by anyone. And because you think it is racist of blacks to disapprove of whites using it is just plain stupid. A level racist playing field. Since when has racism become a game?? Dude, get real.

          • Frank Kahn

            First of all, your reading is not the problem, it is comprehension of facts.

            “A level playing field on racism. I really just read your post in detail because your version of what blacks wanted from this country seems to start and end with voting and being so called takers . ”

            Your grammar ability makes things hard to comprehend. Your version of what they wanted was extremely simplistic. I simply added a few of the myriad of other preferential treatments that they did and still do push for.

            “Along with voting blacks wanted to be able to walk the streets with out being lynched, send their children to church with out the church being bombed, send their daughters to work with out being raped by Strom Thurman, the removal of bondage. ”

            Yes, I definitely remember the civil rights battle cry of stop STROM THURMAN from RAPING OUR DAUGHTERS. Bondage? What bondage, in the 60’s and 70’s were they fighting?

            “The meaning of the word you may want to use should not be used by anyone. ”

            Liberal la la land lie. And very confusing since the beginning of the sentence has a different subject than the end.

            “And because you think it is racist of blacks to disapprove of whites using it is just plain stupid. ”

            NO, YOU FAILING TO UNDERSTAND THE REASON THAT IT IS RACIST IS STUPID. IF BLACKS THINK IT IS ONLY OKAY FOR THEM TO USE THE WORD, THEN THAT IS RACIST, BY DEFINITION.

            “A level racist playing field. Since when has racism become a game?? ”

            Although “level playing field” is a game metaphor, it is not just used in games. It is also used in business and government. It refers to equality in position or ability.

            “Dude, get real.”

            Dude, is a lame word that used to be used by immature brain dead partiers.

    • Ron r

      How is Holder responsible for what Rangel says?

      • Frank Staples

        Is that a serious question?? You’re kidding, right? If you don’t understand what Miley said then you need to read a few newspapers or maybe you can google it!!

        • Ron r

          Holder , talks about a discussion on race. Rangel goes over the edge. Again what does Holder have to do with it?

          • stopspending4

            GosH, would you unwad your panties if Miley had said ‘Is this the discussion of race some want Americans to have”? Many have said we need to have a discussion about race and Holder seems to be one of the most prominent in that request – along with the pres himself.
            Stop trying to refocus. That does not work for the pres and it will not work for you. Just makes you both look silly.

          • garygerke

            Holder is the number two racist in the nation, he is a law breaking bigot that should be terminated like the pond scum he is! He is a disease that is spreading across America!!!!!!!!!!

          • Ron r

            Everyone you disagree with is a racist. Check the mirror!!

  • lokiswife

    Charlie Rangel, please sign out of Congress, go home and enjoy your cushy retirement plan paid for by the very taxpayers that you ridicule. You are an ugly example of liberalism gone bananas, and an embarrassment to the decent hard-working members of Congress.

    • cumiadom

      He’s not gone banana. He has been a banana all his sorry axx life.

      • jag

        Love ur stament!2the point,and yes,Sharp!

  • foxxybey

    What does one expect from the Huff and Ruff Post? The lady who it is named after is a commie witch and nothing more and those who read that crap are dung themselves.

  • wandamurline

    You are absolutely correct, Rangel does not have to apologize…he has his first amendment rights like everyone else….of course he showed his racism and one can even understand this because he did live through the civil rights movement and he was denied, as a young man, the equal rights that have been given the blacks since 1966. Let’s see, that is 47 years ago … so where do the younger generation who have been given preferential treatment and helped by tax payer funds fit in this scenario. I am part American Indian, so, even though it has been over a hundred years, I should still hate the white man? What has the younger black generation done with the equality that Dr. King gave his life for….let’s see….more dropouts than any other race, more murders than any other race, more crimes committed than any other race…what is the reason for this? The reason is because of racism on their side of the fence….it is a lot easier to be shouting “I am a victim” than actually taking the opportunities given you and doing something of value with them.

    • BigGeezer

      you are so right about rangle’s first amendment right… however if he had any integrity or class… which he doesn’t he’d apologize for being a racist. I know… I know I’m just dreaming.

      • cumiadom

        If he apologizes for being a racist he would lose all the Harlem votes that allow him to commit fraud and use low income housing as office space to embezzle money from the state.

        • ItsJo

          Correct and true post.

    • The Snarf

      Apparently they’ve forgotten about Dr. King’s dream of men being judged by their character rather than skin color.

  • charliep

    I don’t like being labeled a racist because I don’t like President Obama, which has nothing to do with his color or being black… It is his politics that I don’t like. As a person he might be quite pleasant to be around and enjoyable company and fun to be with. Politically I am opposed to just about everything he stands for, and in fact I at the present can not think of anything that he endorses that I approve of; such as:
    Legalized abortions; Gay marriage: Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell; Gun Ownership Rights; Appointment of Muslim Brotherhood Members in His Administration (labeled as terrorist organisation by UN); Support of The Syrian Rebels ( al-Quaida members who have been beheading Christians and neutral Syrian citizens) Assad is no Angel, but has been no threat to Israel since the war with Israel; And the List could go on and on

    • cumiadom

      Well to be honest and accurate, Obama does not stand for anything but campaigning. Every time he’s asked about anything going on in America or his administration he does not know diddle. He wasn’t informed or at best he read it on the press. The liberal – leftist – socialist press.

      • Ron r

        As compared to the I formative Intenet press. What a trade off!

    • Ron r

      And who the hell belongs to the Muslim brotherhood ????

      • ItsJo

        You will Soon learn WHO, when the book gets released this month by Trevor Loudon: “The Enemies Within”
        It WILL name names, of the Muslims, Communists, Socialists, etc that are IN OUR GOVERNMENT ALREADY. Obama in case You are not aware, “Instigated the Arab Spring, which brought forth the Muslim Brotherhood, that is a group, with Many terrorists that are joined with them. Obama had the Muslim Brotherhood Visit OUR Whitehouse, and oddly now, he Arrogantly STOPPED American Citizens from visiting. Learn some facts Ron.

        • Ron r

          Yeah , can’t wait for another conspricy best seller from the reich. Obama the Muslim with the plan to ruin America .

          • stopspending4

            No book needed to state that Obama plans to ruin America. He already told us he was going to fundamentally change America and he is certainly making great strides. Unemployment still high, workforce dropout huge, part time workers, more on foodstamps, more on welfare, fraud abuse rising, IRS targeting, NSA spying on citizens, DOJ running guns, military leaving ambassador and others to die,
            You must have a ton of time to just sit and blog. You really should try to see if there is something worthwhile you can do with your time to help this country or atleast help your community.

          • Ron r

            I’m retired from the military and the USPS , what’s your excuse ?? Seems every time I’m here you are .and unemployment is no where as high as Bush left it.

        • Ron r

          BTW Trevor Loudon is the Macarthy of New Zealand, and not even from America. Maybe he should clean up his country before worrying about ours. Trevor Loudon, what a hoot.

          • ItsJo

            And You, are an Obama Bootlicker. Loudon exposed the Commie Friend, Van Jones, that Obama hired as one of his czars. You don’t know what the hell you’re talking about you fool. Aren’t you JUST as worried about the M.E. sticking their nose in OUR Whitehouse that Obama has invited into it, but bans Americans? No you wouldn’t as you’d like to Silence Mr.Loudon for EXposing the Fraud who sits in the Whitehouse. One does NOT have to be FROM America to give an opinion/or facts on what is going on.
            I guess Ron, whatever you read of Obama’s books, hit home with you huh? He admitted his dope addled life, that apparently STILL happens- as well as his “secret meetings with his body man-Reggie Love? All is ok with you though, as you are using about two brain cells.

          • Ron r

            Never read Obamas books. Did not mean to get you so upset . Seems you have a big crush on this idiot Loudon. Ask him about race relations in his own country. He’s an extreamist who works have been mostly debunked. Seems the only thing he gets right most of the time is his signature.

        • Ron r

          You have a bad case of islamaphobia .

      • ItsJo

        Huma who worked for Hilly, has her Mother in the Muslim Sisterhood, and her Father is big with the Muslim Brotherhood.
        You should try reading sometime- not just spewing Obama talking points that have apparently dulled your two cell brain.

        • Ron r

          So Huma is in the brother or sisterhood. Is that what you are saying but not saying. And not I do not read reich wing garbage and I surely don’t take anything Michelle Bachman says serious. Is Huma part of them. My uncle was a member of SCLC but His son was not.

    • The Snarf

      He’s not a ‘black’ president anyway. He is a self-conflicted mixed race that hates white people , and most likely his own white half, because of abandonment issues from his white-trash mother.

      • Ron r

        Yeah, I’m sure MLK would say the same things about him.

      • Ron r

        Well, well, poor you. You know he hates whites so much he hired a bunch of them instead of hiring all blacks and painting the white house red, black , and green. As to his mother , I have every reason to believe she was as respectable as your mother .

        • ItsJo

          Then perhaps You should go online, and look at the porno pictures that were taken of his mother by the Commie friend, Frank Marshall Davis(amateur photographer) who not only ‘mentored Obama for 10 yrs. on the Communist Way of Life(he belonged to the party in Chicago/Hawaii)
          but the pervert was written about in Obama’s book about 22 times.
          BTW: Perhaps it’s WHAT Obama stands for(and Hides) and what he’s done Against “Arrogant(his words) America, and NOT about any color at all…..he’s got several in him, so HOW do you Know people are speaking against his black part….could it be possible they are against his white or arab side??

          • Ron r

            No thanks, and by arrogant you mean uppity? Guess what? If Rangel is a racist you are surely one as well. Your problem with his mother seems to be more about her being with men of color. Hell , most people who think like you called MLK a communist . And if you place any truth in Jerome Corise you are way, way out there, because the last time some one took him seriously was at birth.

          • The Snarf

            Ron r, you are making it obvious with your comments that YOU are the racist here. You are the one that can not see anything beyond Obama’s skin color. And as for being ‘racist’ there is a potential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson, who will have my full support if he runs, and would be the first real black president. Of course YOU will be there with your racist little party calling him an Uncle Tom, oreo, porch ni**er, and other names that would be censored on here, simply for being with the ‘wrong’ party.
            But, hey, if you prefer to remain ignorant with your pathetic little race card, and keep denying the fact that it’s all nothing but partisan politics, I guess that’s your own problem.

          • Ron r

            My children were taught never to use the word , and hardly saw the word or were around people who used it because they grew up on military installations . And had very little contact with ignorent civilians. My children are grown and I am not with them every day or hour. They don’t use profanity around me , but I could not tell you they don’t use it. I do.
            As to your other pointless point. I never used the word as a teen or adult. I was called a n….r by a white man when I was a nine year old for the first time while living in Clarksville ,Tenn. (early 60s). Coming from California it was a shock.

          • ibn insha

            Ignorant civilians? You know how to insult people who pay your salary. You are not doing them a favor. You should have had another job and civilians would find a way to defend themselves. Military’s power comes from government and government’s power come from the people. Don’t forget that. I believe they never taught you that in military.

          • Ron r

            Did not mean to insult all civilians , but mainly show that as a closed society the military does not have a lot of the racial problems as out side the military does. As for civilians there is little contact out side of family. We get along better than civilians do.

          • Ron r

            Look, you will like Carson until he agrees with something one thing a liberal black says or wants, like John Lewis and the voting rights act. After that he will be your Uncle Tom. And another confused black. Ben Carson will never get the nomination and you know it. He’s not far enough right.

          • The Snarf

            And you are still unable to see past the partisan politics to see the facts. Despite the ranting of poverty pimps like Sharpton, who make a living off of keeping the false ‘white racist’ rhetoric going,there is far more racism coming from blacks than whites.Look at the media for example.Thousands of black on black murders, none making national news. Black killing whites, unreported But let one “white hispanic”, and yes, the Prog media just had to get white in there in some way just to stir the pot, kill a black in self defense, and the race hustlers and politicians, complicit with their lapdog media, have the nation whipped into a frenzy. Try thinking for yourself for a change. “Racism” will only end when there is no more money or political points to be made from it, and people of all races stop listening to the fools and playing their game.

          • Ron r

            Are you able to see past the Fox bubble O’Riley and Hannity. Black leader are constantly meeting and marching along with black families condemning the violence perpetrated by blacks on other blacks. Where the hell have you fox and the national media been. Ha e you attended a rally,did you march with Dr.King? About 87% of crimes against whites are committed by other whites . Black on white less than 2%.Travon Martin was murdered by a wanna be cop who profiled stalked and killed . If you want to call me racist fine. But you should look in the mirror first. My father and uncles marched with members of MLKs SCLC. Where were members of your family . And unless you have lost a child to street violence or any other violence you may not be able to see Trayvon through the people who march for him. Who are of all races.

          • The Snarf

            First off, I do not watch Fox. They are merely part of the same political kabuki theater as MSNBC, carried out for gullible low info people such as yourself.And I have a number of friends also able to see beyond political agendas the would strongly disagree with your claims of me being racist. I support neither party, but vote for the candidates I believe might actually do some good for the country. But facts are still facts, whether you agree with them or not is irrelevant.

          • Ron r

            Then I assume we can agree that neither of us are racist, but disagree on politics.

          • BigGeezer

            come on ron… your statement about the punk treyvon is flat-out racist and apparently you don’t have the courage to admit he was the aggressor… and he got what he deserved. I’d encourage you to get the court transcripts so you can at least speak the truth about the full and deserving acquittal of George Zimmerman.

          • Ron r

            Punk Trayvon , are you serious.? The way Zimmerman was portrayed in court as a pansi? George Zimmerman took a gun to a fist fight, got his ass kicked , and murdered a teenager. George Zimmerman , the little malefe who let a 17 year old close the distance on him , while in procession of a wepon that was locked and cocked. And he wonders why he’s not a cop. As for you , I’ll just say you are talking fox points. And the jury spoke. Just like they did with OJ.

          • Jerry Camp

            Trayvon assaulted a man simply following him…and in doing so, was killed in self-defense. Take your racist defense of this kid and shove it. If he were white or latino, you’d have never heard of him. Of course, if he were white or latino with stolen jewelry found in his locker, he’d have been in juvie. It would have saved his life.

          • Ron r

            Take your creepy racist ass to bed.

          • Jerry Camp

            That’s creepy assed cracka to you, you low-information ObamaBot

          • Jerry Camp

            Oh, and not a damned thing I said was racist…facts aren’t racist.

          • stopspending4

            Yes, Trayvon was a punk, Kicked out of school three times, kicked out of his mother’s home, caught with stolen jewelry and burglary equipment, history of drug use, carrying the ingredients to make lean. All those FACTS lead to the designation of a PUNK. Nothing racist, just facts whether he is black, white, pink or green.

          • Ron r

            So his life was of no value because you deem him a punk? Then that would make Zimmerman the cowardly lion and OJ an urban legend.

          • stopspending4

            No one said his life was worthless. You asked “Punk Trayvon , are you serious.?” I was giving facts on why Trayvon could be considered a PUNK. YOu seem to not be able to understand the facts or you choose to ignore them. Using hate speech, redirect, loose accusations, etc is all you really want to post. I can understand when you do not have facts you just write jibberish and hope to be considered intelligent but that is not how it works in the real world (or in the blogisphere.) I can understand, though, that this makes you feel important.

          • Ron r

            You have no ideal other than what you have heard and seen on Fox or other media outlets. You also have no ideal as to if I or someone close to me knows the family. In any event he was not a punk that night . It is you who raise the talking points of the right which are baseless and have nothing to do with what happened that night.

            Zimmerman was to observe and report. Had he not had his courage (gun) he would have done what he was trained to do.nwver assume like most on the right that only your talking points are facts. He was a punk because he was suspended from school?? My god , should we shoot them all? Zimmerman was found not guilty , but so was OJ.Simpson.

          • BigGeezer

            and ron, Zimmerman did not take a gun to a fist fight… he was simply doing what ‘neighborhood watch volunteers’ do. martin attacked him… and in doing so lost his life… and rightfully so. The other fact that is important… in finding Zimmerman not guilty of second degree murder affirmed the fact that martin was GUILTY of aggravated assault.

          • Ron r

            Zimmermans job was to observe and report. Not profile, stalk and shoot. The fact is that had he not had his courage with him he would have never left his car. How does a 17 year old. Deserve to die? And he wanted to be in law enforcement ?? He was acquitted and that’s that. But so was OJ.

          • stopspending4

            Exactly what, in the last 30 years, has all the so called marching gotten for the blacks and poor? Lots of talk, including marching in the streets, yet the unemployment rate is sky high, drop out rate is off the charts, black on black murder, single mothers about 75%. Marching and “discussing” does not make improvements. Time for the black leaders to put on their big boy pants, and convince blacks to get educated, stop dropping babies like candy, get a job and basically start taking care of themselves instead of relying on tax payers to be their “daddy”.
            No, this is not racist – just stating the FACTS.

          • Ron r

            Well black unemployment has always been higher than whites since the e d of slavery. The single mother number is about 1 or 2 % higher than white single mothers so one can assume they are also dropping babies also. Just facts . BTW 87% of crimes committed against whites are committed by other whites. More facts. Looks like black leaders aren’t the only leaders who need to put on some pants. Please pass this along to Dr. Bill O’Riley and Fox “News”

          • Ron r

            Are you able to see past the Fox bubble O’Riley and Hannity. Black leader are constantly meeting and marching along with black families condemning the violence perpetrated by blacks on other blacks. Where the hell have you fox and the national media been. Ha e you attended a rally,did you march with Dr.King? About 87% of crimes against whites are committed by other whites . Black on white less than 2%.Travon Martin was murdered by a wanna be cop who profiled stalked and killed . If you want to call me racist fine. But you should look in the mirror first. My father and uncles marched with members of MLKs SCLC. Where were members of your family . And unless you have lost a child to street violence or any other violence you may not be able to see Trayvon through the people who march for him. Who are of all races.

          • RonWillison

            Baron. Methinks you nailed it. Fact is. There is nothing new here. Divide and conquer is alive and well here in the internet age. How very sad that is. If only people could see the dangers we all face. Who knows? Maybe people would ask new people in there lives, Are you an American? Before asking. Are you a democrat, socialist? Or RINO skulking about with a republican bumper sticker on your car?

          • garygerke

            Right on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jag

    Gee, till the cows come home, The man is sick, when is Americia gonna get tired of voting in the mentally HANDICAPPED!

  • WILLIE

    Rangel has a lot of gall. He cried when he was accused of not paying taxes on his investment. Yet as a Democrat he got away with nothing being done. This
    is the Democrat way. OBAMER is going around the country speaking in order
    to avoid and hoping to distract the people to forget the not true SCANDALS and
    the scheme of closing the Embassies. I can’t believe the muslims would announce the attacking of our Embassies. They didn’t announce the attack of
    the four men that were killed in Libya. Believe it or not

    • Ron r

      He also defended Bush against Chavez.

      • ibn insha

        So, that gives him pass to cheat on taxes?

        • Ron r

          No it does not!!!!!

    • cumiadom

      After being caught cheating with taxes and cheating with low income housing he got away with those felonies by appealing to his corrupt friend (Holder, BHO and other liberals & left wing hotshots)
      It pays to have friend in high places. Can even get you immunity.

  • ItsJo

    Rangle, the “Tax Cheat” who now is calling whites- ‘Crackers’ as a racial insult, should have been Removed back when he LIED, about ‘cheating on taxes, as he SAT on the “Ways and Means Tax Comittee”. I am sick of black leaders who FLEECE white America, then insult with name calling, and thus ‘Race Baiting, which they ALL use to gain Cash…Just like Sharpton, Jackson, Wright etal.
    Blacks cause MORE black murders against their own, and are MORE racist than whites. It is the “Elite, Rich Blacks that KEEP THAT RACISM GOING-IT’S HOW THEY MAKE THEIR MILLIONS, AND LIVE LARGE.”

  • Bill

    Rangel is just another street corner hustler who makes his living from racial tension

    • Ron r

      Like birthers.

      • Bill

        Ronr, you sound like a whining little girl

        • Ron r

          And you are that whining little girl Mitch.!!

        • Ron r

          So do you Bill.

  • lynn2929

    i agree with some of what he said but if a white man said that we weren’t dealing with the same “n”iggers as we were in the sixties then there would be hell to pay and we would be raciest. Why is it that only whites are raciest

  • steve

    rangel is a has been and should be ignored. but the race card continues to be played because we have a black president. bringing back the 60’s won’t help charlie.

  • Alan

    Double standards at work again. So if Rangel need not apologize, then why should Paula Deen or Riley Cooper? I mean freedom of speech is all inclusive and not determined by one’s skin color. Though I personally do not condone the use of racial slurs in any way, shape or form, I fully believe that what’s good for the goose is….well, you get my drift. So to all those concerned, I say be civilized and quit the name-calling.

  • BigGeezer

    I agree… the only other element of your post I challenge is the reports of him getting in trouble for selling cocaine on the Occidental campus… that’s not what an American President should have in his background… I don’t care what your ethinicity or upbringing is…

    • Ron r

      That’s a new one about getting arrested for selling drugs. Where did that come from . Bush also admitted to drug use, which was no big deal me

  • chocopot

    When the clown in the White House starts showing some respect and concern for America and Americans, maybe he will have earned a little respect for himself.

  • Tug

    If Charlie Rangle had more than a third grade education he would realize that if it were not for the Republican Party there would not have been a Civil Rights law which enables him to call whites offensive names and get by with it. blacks had better wake up and realize they have three main foes ,Liberal Democrats, Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton. Old Charlie would be better off getting his GED and paying his taxes,

  • ridge runner

    It is OK for any black to call whites crackers over and over, but call any corrupt, lazy government raised blacks what they call themselves, is not PC ed.