Rangel: Tea Party The Same ‘White Crackers’ We Fought In The 1960s

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Add Representative Charlie Rangel to the brood of race-baiters in the Congressional Black Caucus trying their damnedest to establish an imaginary link between Tea Party conservatism and the racism of the losers (many of them Southern Democrats) who persecuted blacks and their allies during America’s civil rights era.

Talking to The Daily Beast, Rangel (D-N.Y.) followed the precedent set by fellow CBC lumen Sheila Jackson Lee in 2010, freely using the “white crackers” epithet in an endeavor to not-so-constructively reopen the hateful wounds of racism that men like Martin Luther King Jr. sacrificed their lives to heal.

Admitting, at least, that the Tea Party strain of Constitutional activism is a threat to Democrats, Rangel said:

It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police. They didn’t care about how they looked. It was just fierce indifference to human life that caused America to say enough is enough. ‘I don’t want to see it and I am not a part of it.’ What the hell! If you have to bomb little kids and send dogs out against human beings, give me a break.

What Rangel’s reverie on the cruelties of dead Southern Democrats has to do with the Tea Party is anyone’s guess. He rests his case on “It is the same group” before falling into an emotional commentary on worthless people.

Are we to judge our elected leaders by the content of their character?

Imagine King deploying a term like “white crackers” to interject race, as a divisive ad hominem wedge, into an argument that otherwise wouldn’t involve race at all. Tall order, huh?

Rangel isn’t carrying the flag of American racial equality that King hoisted; he’s burning it.

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  • JimH

    I’m sure ” White Crackers” is a term of endearment. It wouldn’t be a racial slur, would it, Charley? Hmmmm.

    • JimH

      Can’t debate the Tea Party on the issues, so go for the race card. The last desperate act.

    • TexasOlTimer

      Maybe we should all get up in arms and make ol’ Rangel apologize for those racist remarks. I’m sure I’m offended if I stop and think about it.

      • chocopot

        When such a remark comes from a lying, racist, s–mbag like Rangel, I do not even bother to give it a second thought.

        • TexasOlTimer

          I don’t either but I think it would be fun to make one of these racist liberals stand up and apologize! And maybe have Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson join in….

          After all, an editor had to resign for criticizing Obama.

          • chocopot

            It would be nice to see a slime like Rangel forced to stand up in public and grovel while he apologizes for this, but you know it will never happen, for two reasons: his fellow Dems will never tell him he must or even should, and the left-wing MSM will act as if this never really happened and thus there is nothing for which he needs to or should aplogize.

          • TexasOlTimer

            I know but it’s fun to day dream even if that’s all it is. No one ever holds a liberal accountable for anything – see Weiner and all the rest of the slime balls out there. The whole liberal philosophy is ‘do as I say, not as I do.’

          • chocopot

            Summed up very nicely.

  • FreedomFighter

    “Rangel: Tea Party The Same ‘White Crackers’ We Fought In The 1960s”
    Actually Mr Rangel those were almost all democrats, you see history has a nasty habit of revealing the truth.
    Laus DeoSemper FI

  • mark

    And who’s the rascist hate monger???? Rangel should be in jail anyways.

    • chocopot

      Should be, but never will be because all the corrupt, lying, thieving Dems cover up for each other.

  • David c

    White cracker is ok, but don’t use the N word, look who’s racist

    • squeeze127

      When all else fails, play the Race card. That’s all they have left. Bill O’Reilly called them all out on it and not much they can do but use that old worn out card! Don’t hear too much on Zimmerman anymore since then.

      • John H. Holliday D.D.S.

        Unfortunately, we all are potential George Zimmermans. Remember, if you are White, do not defend yourself unless your skull is being used as a basketball on a concrete sidewalk. Otherwise they will prosecute you and convict you of the human rights violation of being a White person. It is a crime to be a White person. Remember, White people really do not have any rights to defend their Life. As White people, we only have the right to run as moving targets. Just so you know, this is sarcasm.

        • Katrael

          What you say about whites being guilty of a crime simply because they are white is true to the liberal/progressive mind. Thankfully, not all people are liberals or progressive and they acquitted Zimmerman. Now he’s only got to survive the next attack. I wonder if he’ll have to stand trial again?

          • squeeze127

            There were a couple jurors who wanted to convict Zimmerman even though no evidence was produced to provide that conviction. A very unfortunate incident, but no racial tones, and they still wanted to convict! I know our president is one half white and one half black. When will he honor anything white? This man is supposed to be a uniter, instead he is hell bent on dividing us!

  • T

    Oh no we can’t confuse the issues with the facts don’t you know that? Democrats old or new are all the same, they are all racists and have always been racists. How they convinced people that Republican are and re-wrote history is the question.

  • terryk

    With comments like that Rangel is taking race relations back to the 50’s/ He is showing his true color as a Black racist

  • Joe M

    AS I said many times, Sharpton, Jackson, Rangel, just a FEW of the disgraceful
    DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL IDIOTS that are the most BIGOTED people in the USA .
    How is it that Rangel can use a white slur like ” white crackers” but when a white person uses the N_____ word we are racists. Obama has been playing the RACE card since YOU DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL IDIOTS put the most AROGANT, USELESS INDIVIDUAL IN OFFICE., GOD HELP US.

    • BALONEY TONEY MAHONEY

      Obummer has been playing the race card since he pretty much denied his white heritage during the 2008 campaign!

      The most racist people in this nation are without a doubt the CBC!!!

      Not only does Rangel look like the Joker from Batman, he’s just as evil & malevolent!

    • BALONEY TONEY MAHONEY

      Obummer has been playing the race card since he pretty much denied his white heritage during the 2008 campaign!

      The most racist people in this nation are without a doubt the CBC!!!

      Not only does Rangel look like the Joker from Batman, he’s just as evil & malevolent!

      • rmwayne

        LOL….You know you’re right. Cesar Romero is probably turning over in his grave though.

  • $23154113

    Same kinda african as those oppressing their own people in Africa.

    • Ben Carson for President!

      Those are the same ones whose liberal policies have destroyed their communities,& create a whole race of victims!

    • John H. Holliday D.D.S.

      Congressional Representative Charlie Rabid Racist Rangel has become the American Idi Amin not unlike the White Idi Amin named Hillary Clinton of “What difference does it make!” infamy, because I will become the next Democrat President!

  • $23154113

    Same kinda african as those oppressing their own people in Africa.

  • rmwayne

    Anybody who doesn’t know that these black left wing extremists like Rangel aren’t the enemy of every white man must be living in a cave. And whites who continue to support these left wing bigots are the biggest idiots on the planet. Why would any white person be stupid enough to vote for somebody who obviously hates him?

    • Vis Fac

      Why don’t you ask that of the more than the 52% on Americans (living and deceased) that voted for ODUMBO?
      Semper-Fi

      • Dallas Mike

        Let’s be more accurate; 52% of the votes. Probably more like 46%-47% of the voters. The dem way; vote early, vote often!

        • Vis Fac

          Mike: It takes at least 51% of the vote to win an election. Given the 47% we know of and the illegals and deceased who vote I can be comfortable in saying at least 52% Voted for ODUMBO.
          Semper-Fi

      • rmwayne

        I agree. Anybody who is white and voted for Obama is nothing more than a traitor to his race.

        • Vis Fac

          Why bring race into the picture? We are a nation of people of many races. Whites are not the majority anymore so voting for ODUMBO is NOT traitorous to any race but traitorous to OUR NATION!
          Semper-Fi

          • rmwayne

            Come on now. You don’t think blacks really think like that do you? They always vote according to race. And when both candidates are white they’ll vote for the one farthest left. But if it’s a white candidate against a black candidate, the black voters will vote nearly 100% for their black candidate every time, no matter how corrupt or inept he is. Just look at some of the black imbeciles in the House and Senate. During the Trayvon Martin mess there was one of them on TV raising cain who was a dead ringer for Grady from Sanford and Son. And don’t forget that other meathead who was afraid the island of Guam would tip over if too many armed forces personnel were sent there.

          • Vis Fac

            There you go again using that word — ALL — Only a moron would employ that word in descriptive
            tenet. I tend to give the benefit of doubt to everyone until they prove otherwise. I have been around the block a few times in fact many blocks and know there is only one absolute –death! So to say that all black people vote for only blacks is not only inaccurate but moronic.

            As far as inept “black” congress people if you want to know the truth at least 75% of congress is inept,
            amoral, self serving, or omnipotent. Not just the blacks. I can project the same figures in today’s society in general because they voted for these clowns. I don’t know of too many people who conduct their own research I would say about 10% actually read up on a candidate or ballot proposition.

            Most people tend to believe the mudslinging television ads that focus on those only capable of comprehending at a fourth grade education level. Here’s another tidbit most TV ads are as well for that is the average comprehension level in America today.

            Why does the US public education system continue to lose ground on other industrialized nations? This is not by accident If you delve into the deep seeded depths of the elitist attitude of congress you will notice that most if not all are lawyers from IV league or other prestigious
            institutions. Hardly any of these elite attended a “public” school. Their children attend Private” schools, why? Because they deliberately have sabotaged public schools so they can control a “dumbed down” America.

            “Dumbed down” people don’t know any difference as they are not afforded information granted to the elite, and the elite make policy. Compare it to a group of older kids playing and a younger group wants to play too. The older kids see the younger ones as pests so they make up rule that the younger kids are comfortable playing with yet still give control to the older ones. You with the attitude and statements made and displayed here suggest that you are one of those younger kids. When you generalize as you have here you blindly follow the rules set by the older kids. Does divide and conquer ring any bells?

          • rmwayne

            Take your head out of the sand. Not all, but nearly all blacks vote according first to race and then to party. Nearly all of them vote Democrat. It doesn’t matter how corrupt or inept the candidate is, that’s the way they vote. You’re a fool if you’re too blind to see that. I used to vote Republican, but if the candidate was a worthless RINO he didn’t get my vote. The GOP, with the exception of a few politicians like Sarah Palin, has gone too far to the left and refuses to stand up at all to Obama nowadays so I now vote Constitution Party. But as a rule, white conservatives are much more knowledgeable about their candidates than blacks or white left wing traitors.

          • Vis Fac

            Take my head out of the sand you say? Wasn’t it you that said all blacks vote for blacks and that any white man who voted for ODUMBO was a traitor?. To you there is no way but your way and if it doesn’t agree with your dogma then it’s wrong. It sounds like you are the pot who is calling the kettle black.
            There are quite a few apathetic indolent and moronic people who aren’t traitors because they vote for a candidate not of YOUR choosing. Their crime is one of being easily duped and easily confused. Unlike your crime of being a MORON
            The way you ramble on it appears as though you never made it past the fourth grade. You pontificate on nothing but YOUR opinions and apparently doesn’t know the meaning or concept of democracy.
            Since you never made it to high school you have no idea how government is supposed to work for the people not against them.
            Castigating others does little to promote your agenda when in fact has the opposite effect.
            I belong to neither Republican or Demoncritic party I am independent I vote for whom I believe will do the best job REGARDLESS of skin color OR gender.

          • rmwayne

            You’re an imbecile who can’t see the truth when it’s right in front of your face. Nearly all blacks voted Obama because of his race. And the idiotic whites who voted for him are the same fools who keep falling for the race card game over and over again. If you’re too stupid to see what’s going on, that’s your problem.

          • Vis Fac

            Yeah I’m Stupid alright but you are worse off You are a MORON You seem to think you can backtrack on what you said earlier that ALL black people voted for ODUMBO because on his race then when called on it said nearly all. OK pal your turn!
            Whites, or anyone else for than matter, who voted for him the second time I agree ARE idiots as well The old fool me once shame on you fool me twice shame on me axiom.

    • BALONEY TONEY MAHONEY

      It’s the same mentality of the white PC/PROGRESSIVE/LIB/ELITIST IVY LEAGUERS who blame every ill at home & abroad on Western Civilization, Conservatives, Christians & Caucasian males & who deny the greatness of their heritage & feel guilty for their prosperity! Hence, let’s vote for someone you will give it us good & hard & justified for our transgressions!

    • billybob

      That question is too easy. It is all about the money. The left wing bigot liberals get lots of money to spew their hatred. The left wing nut media makes millions out of creating hatred amoung the races. Then they sit back and wait to see what comes out of it, so they can “REPORT THE NEWS” or more so they can make commentary out of it to incite more problems. They should be brought up on charges of inciting civil unrest

  • rmwayne

    Anybody who doesn’t know that these black left wing extremists like Rangel aren’t the enemy of every white man must be living in a cave. And whites who continue to support these left wing bigots are the biggest idiots on the planet. Why would any white person be stupid enough to vote for somebody who obviously hates him?

  • Dead_Right

    I am offended! I demand an apology and reparations for the 600,000 white brothers I lost in the war between the states freeing slaves of all colors!

    • rmwayne

      Thanks to you dumb Yankees, scum like Rangel, Obama, Holder, Sharpton and Jackson are causing trouble instead of chopping cotton like they should be. Lincoln’s big cities in the north deserve all of this trouble. Unfortunately we southerners are stuck with most of them.

      • Robeert

        I don’t think I want some one ‘scum like’ chopping my cotton, taking care of my kids, meals or sexual gratification. I want someone clean- like you. You can obviously do it better than a scum bag right?

  • Dead_Right

    I am offended! I demand an apology and reparations for the 600,000 white brothers I lost in the war between the states freeing slaves of all colors!

  • http://www.OlGreyGhost.Blogspot.com/ Ol’ Grey Ghost

    “To assume that I am a racist bigot just because I am White proves that we have a racist bigot among us, but it’s not me.”

    http://olgreyghost.blogspot.com/2009/09/is-it-really-racism.html

    • Bill

      Another good analogy from the Grey Ghost

    • Vis Fac

      All this coming from people who blame the whites for being slave owners never once mentioning the BLACKS who went out and captured rival tribe members then SOLD them to the white slave traders. There is no culpability on their behalf only whites are to blame.
      Semper-Fi

  • http://www.OlGreyGhost.Blogspot.com/ Ol’ Grey Ghost

    “To assume that I am a racist bigot just because I am White proves that we have a racist bigot among us, but it’s not me.”

    http://olgreyghost.blogspot.com/2009/09/is-it-really-racism.html

  • Ron Brueske

    Rangel: “Tea Party The Same ‘White Crackers’ We Fought In The 1960s”

    Rangel you are one of the biggest idiots in the world. You yes you you idiot, the blacks were fighting the DEMOCRATS. The DEMOCRATS kept your race down in the 60’s, even before then. The DEMOCRATS have kept your race down all through the years since then. You, the idiot that you are, stabbed YOUR race in the back by siding with those SCUM all these years.

    Kiss the donkey you stinking scumbag of a human being. I feel so sorry for the black race in America, because they have believed in those lying, thieving and Oath Breaking worthless scumbag politicians such as yourself.

    • Marie

      And the blacks still to this day keep forgetting that it was the Southern Democrats that were in favor of slavory and that is was the Southern Democrats that FOUNDED the KKK.

      • rmwayne

        The Southern Democrats were right back then. And the Klan was formed to fight back against thieving yankee carpetbaggers and the black fools they were using to steal what they could from white southerners. Most of we white southerners refused to have anything to do with the Democrats after they turned left wing extremist in the ’60s.

      • Robert

        I don’t think that they Blacks forget- it’s just not relevant today-it’s like considering that you and every other so called ‘white’ person originally came from the loins of a black man in Africa so what? where’s the relevance for today? What have you done for me lately?

  • Allen

    I do believe that Charlie Rangel was one of the people of which Riley Cooper was referring. Too bad Riley did not get ahold of Charlie.

    • rmwayne

      Burns me up that whites like Cooper and that Deen woman with the cooking show are up there whining and apologizing to the same black scum who so obviously hate whites while you can bet Rangel is happy to admit he hates white conservatives and won’t be coming close to apologizing. Just another double standard in favor of blacks and against whites. Whites who tell it like it is about blacks need to stop all the apologizing and rear end kissing afterward.

      • Robert

        You do get that Dean lost her show because of the allegations of a White woman that Dean employed? does that in your mind make her ‘White scum’ or do you still angle it against Black people?

  • Dajeno

    You have to consider the source of the comment! Does he understand that he’s suppose to represent all the citizens of his district even if their view points differ from his. He’s always had a vile tongue with his continuous attempt to dismantle the constitution and divide the races.

  • Bill

    So we are talking about the same Rangel that cheats on his taxes and gets away with it because he is a congressman? It stands to reason that he would not like a political movement that stands for fiscal responsibliity

    • Vis Fac

      Yeah the one with the typical one dimensional idiot-ology of do as I say not as I do mantra.

  • David c

    He can kiss my white, male, straight, god loving, constitution loving, American loving cracker ass, feel better already

    • Honorary

      So, if the ni66ers can call us ‘cracker ass’ it would be reciprocate to call them ‘creepy ni66ers’ ? eh! All of these negroes behavior just truly ugly and despicable.
      In 1991, T. Bookers Washington stated: “There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the pulbic. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles; they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs, partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays.
      Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose their grievances, because they don’t want to lose their jobs. The class to which this great leader refers in maintaining the media spectacle at the expense of the major concerns of the black community.”

      • billybob

        I know the very same quote made by Booker T Washington. I think it was farther back in time though. Yes he understood the Al Sharpton and Jesse Jacksons all to well.

    • Bill Groves

      Did you forget “Gun Totin?”

  • NObama_Holder_Reid_Pelosi_2012

    Sounds like Hate Speech to me, Where is our Hero the almighty and powerful Holder swooping into action to make arrests.

  • chrisnj

    Mr Sharpton fits the definition of a racist bigot to the exteme. He’s an opportunistic race-baiting media-whore creep, and I don’t care what the pigmentation of his skin is. He has become what he preaches against.

  • steve

    i’m just wondering if mr. rangel considers himself african/american. if he does then he is in favor of slavery. it started in africa and continues today by blacks in africa. you should look at you heritage charlie before you accuse others of doing wrong. and shouldn’t it be said american/african any way unless your not american first. that goes for al and jesse also. p.s. how come the white people don’t have a jesse or al ? maybe we refuse to go that low.

    • KENYAN KRUSHER

      Of course, Rangel would deny slavery started in Africa…but, it is still alive in America today, for the African-Americans are slaves to the DUM-Cratic Party & their promise of more & more free stuff!

      • Jeff

        They let you out again? What’s wrong with those psychiatrists? Can’t they see what a sick puppy you are, pretending to be a KKKardashian who krushes Kenyans? I guess your study of history left out the part where all the Dixiecrats became Republicans after the passage of the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. Remember Nixon’s Southern Strategy? Remember Strom? Remember Trent Lott’s ex post facto endorsement of Strom for President?

        • rmwayne

          When I was a kid all white southerners voted Democrat….until the party was taken over by left wing extremist communists. Most of us now vote Republican, not because we have any use for them but because they come across as the lesser of two evils, although the way they keep bowing down to Obama and letting him have his way with the destruction of this country, the Republicans have become nothing more than Democrat Lite.

          • Jeff

            I’ve heard it all before. But the bottom line remains your parents (or most of their peers anyway) voted Democrat because Lincoln had been a Republican. And the event that precipitated the migration of the Dixiecrats to the Republicans was the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964. While it was a bipartisan effort (Northern Democrats and Northern Republicans), the credit (and the blame) went to LBJ. From that point forward, the Dixiecrats became the base of the Republican Party and the Northern moderate Republicans all left the party over the next 20 years. We now have a situation somewhat unique in US history where virtually every Republican is a lot more conservative than virtually every Democrat. If this group of right wing wackos isn’t sufficiently conservative for you, no one ever will be.

  • billybob

    Mr. Rangel is a black man who was censored by the very group he belongs to in the congress for being a crook and getting caught. This same man has always wanted to be more White, so he has lighten his skin and straighten his hair. And yet he calls whites “Crackers!” Does that include him?

    • W J L

      He was only considered a crook because of his being caught. Had he not been found out then everything would be fine as is the case with all these scheming politicians.

  • Sarah Conner

    Oh man…just got called a bland food AGAIN…come on man,you’re hurting my crumbly feelings…seriously,chuck,is that suppose to intimidate somebody or you just need your 15 seconds of the lime light…loser…

  • Motov

    Gee what a shame how these morons operate, pointing their fingers at anyone then using “racist” language, to promote more division.
    Wouldn’t they do better by practicing what they preach?, or WALK the talk instead of whining about made up BS that has absolutely nothing to do with reality?
    Well,…looks like there is now a “Liberal’s dictionary”.
    Because of how the word “racist” used these days, it must carry a new definition, Racist is a conservative person who is winning a debate against a liberal.

  • Esteban

    The term cracker is not referring to the little white biscuit we eat with our soup.
    It refers to the man with a whip that keeps the field slaves in line. Get it, the sound of the whip snapping.

    • hugh lyons

      Thanks Esteban that is a ‘cracker’,a word void of meaning until applied to a specfic individual. In the black community,anyway.

      • equestrian_colt

        If people truly knew anything about slavery there was very little whip snapping going on most plantation owners treated the blacks very well they figured this way the blacks would not want to run away or retaliate. However the blacks did anyways no matter how good they were treated.

        • Robert

          Equestrian_colt: Then, by your logic either (A.) Slavery finally ended because White slave owners kept treating slaves better and better until all that was left was to let them go free? (to keep them from running away) or (B.)White plantation owners realized ‘nice’ wasn’t working and got meaner, tougher, more dehumanizing over time. or maybe, (c.)Blacks Just couldn’t figure out what a good thing, slavery was- they kept running away because something was wrong with them slaves-I invite you to be my slave, then you can write /comment here about what a good experience it was for you. How about that? Will you jump at the opportunity I’m offering?

  • jandeen

    I thought that was called a Whipper Snapper?

  • jandeen

    We are all slaves to the masters who are running the show. Who should get special recognition??

  • hugh lyons

    ‘Cracker’ does not apply to all ‘white’people. It is a shorthand that is used to convey danger in situations where time is of the essence. It has been used among black people since slavery. Where there is a mean deadly ‘white’ person usually male someone might whisper ‘watch that cracker.’ Had the girl in the Martin case known this she would have called the police. She was from Haiti;she just didn’t know. It’s origin is the slave-driver who was always mean and sometimes deadly. Martin described him as “a creepy ass cracker.” He did not describe all ‘white’people;he described a particular person acting a particular way in a situation that as it turn out he was right. A kill your neighbor kill the dog kind of person:a mean and deadly kind of personn. I am giving you the truth because racism kills and deforms people. It’s time to stop.

    • hugh lyons

      Do you have a word for extremely dangerous situations when time is of the essence? We do. I am trying to show that your world is not my world. Also “white”people are harmed and killed by black people,mostly for money;but almost never for being “white.” Any “white” person conducting business in the black community who acts as if he/she belongs there is safe. Any “white” person who lives in the black community is safe. Now if they are doing “ghetto” stuff they live by “ghetto” code and die like anyone-else. If you stay out of their business;they will stay out of yours. This is not accounting for accidents:stray bullets,hit by speeding cars in police chase,shoot by police mis-identification. Stuff like that. When angry a specific “white”person is called:white m-f. Either “a” or “that” or “them”. It is never used as you stated. It is never used in general.

    • itriedthemall

      Are you implying that Martin knew the history of cracker any more than his friend did? I seriously doubt it. I think equestrian_colt is correct. Martin used it as a racial insult.

  • Tom Benson

    Yeah… There are extreme racists, but they are not in the Tea Party. It seems apparent that the loudest voices screaming about racism are the racists!

  • equestrian_colt

    You blacks that are still holding a grudge from slavery days are the
    only ones keeping racism alive. Most White Americans are not racist. you
    blacks like this one need a wake up call on how you sound and how
    racist you truly watch the movie: die hard with a vengeance, Samuel L
    Jackson portraits your racism perfectly. Maybe you you need to see how
    you sound to realize it. Because you blacks are staying racist it’s
    starting to bring back the racism against you back.

  • http://www.yahoo.com/ wyatt48

    Rangel isn’t fit to utter M.L.Kings name. He is nothing but a race baiting democrat.

  • joe1cr

    Charley RACIST Rangel is a untried, unconvicted, and unjailed elite political thief, who who was taken care of by the other elite thieves in our corrupt congress.

  • ONTIME

    This SOB cheats on history like he cheats on his taxes….

  • Marvin Bowen , FLCRACKER

    Rangel chooses not to know history only half truths ( He is a
    Communist and/or Progressive ) . He does not care one wit about his own race only to use it to his political advantage. and to have power over them.. Incidentally , He calls white southeners ” Crackers “. Let me educate Mr. Rangel about what a Cracker was. During Spanish rule, the Spanish introduced cattle into FL and a portion of the cattle became free ranging. The ” crackers ” became the first cowboys of the state who rounded up wild cattle. One of the tools of their trade was the use of a bullwhip that made a loud “cracking ” sound when poped to control the movement of the bovine. This name, “cracker” became the nickname of the Florida cowboy. Then the blacks
    basterdized the honorable name of Cracker later on applying it to all southern whites. THE NAME “CRACKER ” THEN HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH RACE., Mr.Rangel.

    Its the democrats who won’t let the blacks off of their plantation and that always has been . The Repubican party ( formerly the whig Party ) led by President Lincoln fought for black rights and that always has been. it is high time that the blacks understood that truth including Mr. progressive Charley Rangel.

  • Jim B

    Is there any forgiveness left for this guy? Anyone fortunate enough to have a grandfather or great grandfather (CR’s age group) has probably heard some pretty colorful stuff come out of their mouths. So for me, I’m not so much offended, or appalled. You put two old guys together, no matter what the race, and you have an evening of entertainment.

    • $23154113

      Oh so its ok then? Well if I claim ignorance too and say n!!&!r they shouldn’t be offended either right?

  • disqus_mo8ewPYVck

    The Tea Party is not the same as the Democrats – Good grief, Charlie Rangel!

  • disqus_mo8ewPYVck

    The Tea Party is not the same as the Democrats – Good grief, Charlie Rangel!