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Payback Time: Miss. NAACP Head Says Republican Thad Cochran Owes Black Voters

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Mississippi  U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R) was nearly defeated by Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel, but thanks in large part to black voters, Cochran squeaked by a win. Although voters on the right are outraged at how black Democrats interfered in their Republican primary, Mississippi’s NAACP chief says that Cochran should repay black voters who put him over the top. Derrick Johnson, the president of the Mississippi NAACP, spoke with…

CNN Asks Mississippi Blacks Why They Voted Republican

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The most interesting aspect of Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) win was the impact of black voters. Some have speculated that Cochran squeaked by thanks to black voters who came out to push him over the top. Local news reports even showed blacks waiting in line to vote in the Republican primary, which is uncommon amongst a demographic that usually votes overwhelmingly for Democrats. “It may be a Republican runoff between…

Charlie Rangel Says Obama’s Critics Come From “Slaveholder States”

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Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) is embattled in a political race that could end his career, but that doesn’t mean he’s playing it safe. Even though the outspoken 84 year old lawmaker is trailing his primary challenger, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, Rangel is still as blunt as ever when discussing President Obama’s critics. When MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt asked Rangel if  Republican opposition to Obama is “based on race,” Rangel didn’t bιte…

Powell to O’Reilly: Why Do You Only See Me as an African-American?

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  “Bill O’Reilly asked Colin Powell a question during a recent interview that appeared to offend the former Secretary of State. On Tuesday night, O’Reilly described Powell as “a staunch Republican” until he voted for Barack Obama twice, and noted that he has also recently been critical of the GOP.”* Colin Powell asked a simple, yet important question of Bill O’Reilly: “Why do you only see me as an African-American?”…

Don Lemon Gets Nasty with the Republican Party

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In Lemon’s latest commentary on the Tom Joyner Morning show, he expressed his feelings about the Republican Party and the Million Vet March. He told the participants to stop “drinking the Obama hater-aid.” Lemon called some of the recent behavior embarrassing. He was referring to Tea Party members calling the President Muslim and telling him to “take is hand off the Quran and come out with his hands up.” He…

Karl Rove Tells Donna Brazile that She Owes Him Some Fried Chicken

Karl Rove Tells Donna Brazile that She Owes Him Some Fried Chicken

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When speaking about black people or to them in public, two foods you might not want to mention are fried chicken and watermelon.  Karl Rove, being a high-profile member of the GOP, is one of the last people who could get away with such a reference in the public sphere. Those limits were tested this week when Rove joked with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile on ABC’s This Week.  During the…

Judge Forces Polling Place to Cover Obama Mural

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At the Franklin School in Philadelphia, a mural of President Obama caused quite the fevered outrage among conservatives. One person tweeted, “Unreal: Obama mural inside polling place in Philly. No wonder they are kicking out GOP officials.” In response to the uproar, a judge ordered the polling place to cover the image of Obama, which was expected. It makes perfect sense that this mural should be covered. What doesn’t make…

D.L. Hughley on the Presidential Debate: Romney Talked to Obama ‘Like a Servant’

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Comedian D.L. Hughley was interviewed on Current’s “Joy Behar: Say Anything!” to discuss, among other things, his thoughts on the most recent presidential debate. Hughley made his contempt for the GOP known, and then went on to say that he thought Mitt Romney spoke to President Obama like a servant during the debate. Hughley and Behar began by discussing whether President Obama can get aggressive with Romney without being viewed…

Sarah Palin Said She Almost Felt Sorry For President Obama During The Presidential Debate

Sarah Palin Said She ‘Felt Sorry’ For President Obama

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Former Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, eagerly declared GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney the winner of Wednesday’s presidential debate. Palin, who is arguably the primary reason for John McCain’s failure to win the presidential election in 2008, was interviewed on the Fox Business Network to provide her feedback about the debate. “It was a struggle to watch some parts of this, as you considered President Obama with his lack of enthusiasm…

Greene County, Virginia GOP Group’s Newsletter Calls For ‘Armed Revolution’ If Obama Is Reelected : postracial

Greene County, Virginia GOP Group’s Newsletter Calls For ‘Armed Revolution’ If Obama Is Reelected : postracial

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A monthly newsletter published by the Greene County Republican Committee in Virginia is raising eyebrows for including a column in its March edition that calls for an “armed revolution” if President Barack Obama is elected to a second term in November. Among articles denouncing a University of Virginia initiative to implement a living wage for employees of the institution, questioning if Obama is “America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President?” and…

Republican Frontrunners, Romney & Santorum, join call for Trayvon Martin Investigation

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Republicans joined the call for an investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Friday, adding rare, bipartisan support in the racially-charged case. The main Republican presidential contenders each decried the shooting of Martin, a 17-year-old African-American, allegedly by a neighborhood watch member, and joined with President Obama and other Democrats in supporting a Department of Justice investigation into the incident. “What happened to Trayvon Martin is a tragedy….

Mississippi And Alabama GOP Voters Think Interracial Marriage Should Be Illegal

Mississippi And Alabama GOP Voters Think Interracial Marriage Should Be Illegal

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  A recent survey by Public Policy Polling showed that almost half of likely GOP voters in Mississippi and Alabama think the president is Muslim. They also largely don’t believe in evolution in either state. The topic, however, upon which these states seem to be most out of touch with the rest of the country is interracial marriage. While support for interracial marriage is at an all-time high nationally, 29…

Wow: Most Mississippi Republicans Still Think Obama is a Muslim

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President Obama attended a Christian church, the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, for two decades.  If you ask Obama about his religious affiliation, he makes it clear that he’s a Christian.  But for some reason, people in Alabama, Mississippi and other states that have historically hated black people refuse to believe the president’s answer. Public Policy Polling (PPP) released a survey showing that the majority of GOP primary…

Really Rick? Santorum Says He Said ‘Blah’ People, Not ‘Black’ People

Really Rick? Santorum Says He Said ‘Blah’ People, Not ‘Black’ People

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                    Black Like Moi reports: Stop the presses! Rick Santorum doesn’t have a problem with black people! He just thinks we’re stupid. In an interview with FOX News franchise player, Bill O’Reilly, the GOP presidential candidate contends that he didn’t say “black” people when discussing entitlement programs, he said “blah” people:   “I can tell you, I don’t use — I…

Flashback: Watch Santorum Defend ‘Remarkable’ Obama Comments To Rev. Al Sharpton on Hannity Show (VIDEO)

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  By: Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World Since his race-tinged attack of President Barack Obama’s neutral stance on reproductive issues has come back to bite him in his red elephant trunk, we at Your Black World felt it was only fair to publish GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum’s defending arguments. The former Pennsylvania senator appeared on Fox News on January 24, 2011 to defend his controversial comparison of fetuses…