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Who was first to jump to Sherrods defense, the White House? NAACP? no it was GLENN BECK

July 21, 2010 politisite 0

Shirley Sherrod may have found an unlikely ally: Glenn Beck. Beck defended the USDA appointee, who resigned after Big Government posted a controversial video clip of a speech she gave to the NAACP earlier this year. In the clip, she described an incident when she debated how much to help a white farmer in need of assistance, though she has said that her remarks were taken out of context. Beck […]

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So much for 'conversation' on race

July 21, 2010 politisite 0

The election of Barack Obama, America’s first black president, was supposed to be a sign of our national maturity, a chance to transform the charged, stilted “national conversation” about race into a smarter and more authentic dialogue, led by a president who was also one of the nation’s subtlest thinkers and writers on the topic. Instead, the conversation just got dumber. The America of 2010 is dominated by racial images […]

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Should USDA Offical Shirley Sherrod get her job back?

July 21, 2010 politisite 0

It certainly looks as though the White House is having second thoughts about pushing Shirley Sherrod out of the USDA after Andrew Breitbart’s video clip of her speech at an NAACP banquet last year. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is “reconsidering” her resignation after the full video showed a different context for her remarks: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday that he will reconsider the […]

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Sherrod blames NAACP for firing

July 20, 2010 politisite 0

The Agriculture Department official who has resigned after a video surfaced showing her saying she withheld assistance from a white farmer insisted on Tuesday that she really lost her job over the tea party’s clash with the NAACP. A video of Shirley Sherrod, the department’s Georgia director of rural development, telling an NAACP audience that she didn’t give a white farmer the “full force” of what she could provide, went viral […]

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NAACP: We were snookered by Fox News and Tea Party Activist Andrew Breitbart

July 20, 2010 politisite 0

Here’s NAACP President Ben Jealous’s statement on the group’s investigation of a tape showing former USDA official Shirley Sherrod talking about mistreating a white farmer 24 years ago — a tape the group initially condemned. With regards to the initial media coverage of the resignation of USDA official Shirley Sherrod, we have come to the conclusion we were snookered by Fox News and Tea Party Activist Andrew Breitbart into believing […]

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USDA Shirley Sherrod Resigns after withholding help based on Farmers Race

July 19, 2010 politisite 0

This morning, we broke video of a USDA official, Shirley Sherrod, recounting for attendees at an NAACP awards dinner how she withheld help from a white farmer seeking the agency’s help in saving his farm. Fox News is reporting that Ms. Sherrod has resigned. From Fox: “There is zero tolerance for discrimination at USDA, and I strongly condemn any act of discrimination against any person,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said […]

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USDA Shirley Sherrod Resigns after withholding help based on Farmers Race

July 19, 2010 politisite 0

This morning, we broke video of a USDA official, Shirley Sherrod, recounting for attendees at an NAACP awards dinner how she withheld help from a white farmer seeking the agency’s help in saving his farm. Fox News is reporting that Ms. Sherrod has resigned. From Fox: “There is zero tolerance for discrimination at USDA, and I strongly condemn any act of discrimination against any person,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said […]

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Video Proof: The NAACP Awards Racism

July 19, 2010 politisite 0

The NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus do not want racial harmony. They want political victory, and the race card is their Strativarius. Three months later, the NAACP decided to “double-down” on the fabricated “”Tea Party/racism” narrative and has the gall to include the disproved Capitol Hill “N Word” non-incident as their formal condemnation of the Tea Party. Simply by snapping its figures, the mainstream media again parroted lies. The […]

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Throwing the race card – SC Republican Tim Scott Responds

July 17, 2010 politisite 0

If the Tea party movement had strong race elements, where would it be the most prevalent?  The quick answer would be in the South.  No so says South Carolina Republican candidate Tim Scott.  Scott says he was supported by the Tea Party movement in South Carolina, in fact he ousted a big name in southern politics, a Thurmond. Here is a article from goupstate.com: There is nothing more racist than […]

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Republican Tim Scott Releases Statement – Condemns NAACP Resolution Against Tea Party

July 14, 2010 politisite 0

TIM SCOTT STATEMENT ON NAACP RESOLUTION CONDEMNING TEA PARTY AS “RACIST Tim Scott, Republican candidate for Congress in South Carolina’s First Congressional District, issued the following statement today: “I understand that the NAACP, at its annual conference in Kansas City, will vote today on a resolution condemning the Tea Party movement as “racist”. I believe that the NAACP is making a grave mistake in stereotyping a diverse group of Americans […]