NAACP accused of anti-GOP bias at Sessions confirmation hearing

NAACP President Cornell Brooks testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)At a Senate hearing Wednesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham confronted the president of the NAACP with accusations that the civil rights group has an anti-Republican bias.

NAACP President Cornell Brooks was testifying in opposition to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general when Mr. Graham challenged his and the organization’s political motives.

Earlier, Mr. Brooks said that Mr. Sessions’ record “evinces a clear disregard, disrespect, and even disdain for the civil and human rights of racial and ethnic minorities, women, the disabled, and others who suffer from discrimination in this country.”

“Based on his record and his statements, the NAACP strongly believes that confirmation of Senator Sessions as attorney general would be bad for America and could exacerbate already deepening racial divisions in this country,” he told the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Mr. Graham, South Carolina Republican, later asked what was Mr. Sessions’ score on the NAACP legislative score card.

“The senator has received a low grade, a failing grade, for years on end,” Mr. Brooks said.

Mr. Graham notes that every Republican on the committee received a failing grade in the teens or 20s, while nearly every Democrat on the committee received a score of 100 percent.

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So, in the black eyes of the NAACP, only Democrats can occupy the White House and appointees?  Bad news, Mr. Brooks, as your savior said on several occasions, "We Won, You Lost" and "Elections Have Consequences"

Take your whiny black ass back to the hills from whence you came! 

Don't send them to the hills!  We have our own democrats here and we do not need any outside agitators.

I think there should be a WHITE CAUCUS. Their heads would explode.

That would be racist.

Following is a little bit of verifiable information for y'all to chew on:

Black Caucus - not racist
White Caucus - racist

United Negro College Fund - not racist
The Whites Only Scholarship - racist

Spelman College (#1 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities) - not racist
*any* college whose student population is primarily not Negro - racist 
(There are at least 50 "historically black colleges and universities.  In order to be on the list, a school must be currently designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an Historically Black College or University)

Republicans vote Mr. Trump in as president - racist
Democrats vote for historically racist hillary clinton - not racist

"Rev" Sharpton calls for blacks in America to kill police - not racist
Police personnel employ self-defense - racist

NAACP -- not racist
NAAWP - racist

I think the above is a racist post. (sarcastic)

Really, they would.

oh yes the naacp . the group who was found out to have accepted money from donald sterling when he was accused of racism

I wouldn't speak to the NAACP until they denounce BLM. Until that takes place exclude them, ignore them and when they resort to criminality instead of peaceful protest they would face overwhelming force to dispurse. BLM has been outspoken concerning their desire to ambush and murder Law Enforcement Officers. Until Americans respects the lives of all citizens regardless of race their will not be peace. The numbers of criminals seem to be increasing at a higher rate than population growth. Revise the criminal justice system for harsher swifter punishment of violent criminal behavior especially if premeditation is envolved. Time to end this and stop excusing the behavior. The NAACP monopolizes on unrest and is the largest detriment to its on people.

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Romney Handed Shock
Defeat By Own State’s GOP

Mitt Romney is back in state politics, this time in Utah instead of Massachusetts. However, conservatives in The Beehive State aren’t exactly warming up to the 2012 Republican standard-bearer quite the way many people expected they would.

After finishing second in votes at the state GOP convention, Romney will now face a primary in his run for the Senate seat being vacated by Orrin Hatch, Fox News reported.

At the convention in West Valley City on Saturday, Romney polled just behind state lawmaker Mike Kennedy.

Kennedy captured 50.18 percent of the delegate vote compared to Romney’s 49.12 percent.

That means the two will face off in a primary on June 26 to determine who will represent the GOP this fall.

Romney, the first Mormon to head a major party ticket, is considered an extremely popular figure in Utah and was widely expected to have an easy path to the upper chamber.

In a hypothetical matchup with Democrat Jenny Wilson, at least one poll showed Romney up by 46 percent. That’s, uh, slightly more than the margin of error.

However, among party loyalists, Romney isn’t exactly viewed with unalloyed fondness.

The 2012 presidential nominee was always known for being decidedly moderate, particularly on issues of immigration and global trade. There was also the fact that he ran a campaign so bumbling that it almost made Michael Dukakis look good.

And then there was Romney’s war of words with Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, which likely led many to perceive he secretly wished Hillary Clinton would take the Oval Office.

Trump would later consider Romney as a secretary of state pick, although how serious the president-elect was about appointing him is something we’ll likely never know.

While your average Utah Republican is unlikely to let these slights affect their vote, hardcore party activists probably don’t want another RINO who isn’t exactly known for his rapport with the president in the upper chamber of Congress, no matter how famous he may be.

For his part, Romney tried to put a good spin on the humiliation.

“I’m delighted with the outcome. Did very, very well,” he told KSTU. “On to a good, important primary ahead. This is terrific for the people of Utah.”

Dude, you just lost to a guy nobody has ever heard of. However, Kennedy was happy with the results, and unlike Romney, he had good reason to be.

“I’m a candidate with a compelling life story and a unique set of life circumstances I’d like to use to serve the people of Utah,” Kennedy said.

I have no idea what that story or those circumstances are, but I think the key point here is that he’s not Mitt Romney. If he wants to win, that’s pretty much what he should be focusing on. I can see the billboards now. “Mike Kennedy: Not Mitt Romney.” “Mike Kennedy: He didn’t borrow Ward Cleaver’s haircut.” “Mike Kennedy: Because Utah deserves a senator whose favorite food isn’t buttered noodles.”

Utah’s electorate tends to be less conservative than convention-goers, so it’s unlikely that Romney won’t be the GOP nominee for Senate. However, that’s not a 100 percent certainty — and it wouldn’t be the first time he’s lost to a Kennedy.

What do you think?


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