Video: Touré pretty sure that Romney calling Obama “angry” is racial

posted at 8:12 pm on August 16, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Mediaite, does anyone care? If you’re a liberal watching Touré, chances are it’s for one reason: Because he likes to pronounce on what’s racist and what isn’t, and usually “what’s racist” lines up nicely with the left’s political agenda. See, e.g., his meditation last month at Time on how Romney’s fleeting criticism of ObamaCare during his speech to the NAACP proves that — you guessed it — he’s racist. Andrew Breitbart used to have endless fun on Twitter goofing on this guy, imagining that one day he’d land his very own TV vehicle for all-purpose racial demagoguery entitled “That Broccoli Is Racist.” That’s basically what this clip is, with the role of broccoli being played by Romney’s detection of some anger in Team Obama repeatedly smearing him over his tax returns, the steelworker’s dead wife, and the alleged “chains” that he wants to put “y’all” into.

What makes this a very special episode of “That Broccoli Is Racist” is Touré’s use of the word “niggerization” to describe what Romney’s allegedly doing to O. Not sure why he felt obliged to up the ante that way. Maybe he and the MSNBC team have grown more pessimistic about O’s chances against Romney. Or maybe it’s a ratings thing. Let’s face it: As much as we all like S.E. Cupp, no one wants to watch a show in which she’s forced by three liberals into pointless daily debates over whether the latest piece of news broccoli is, perhaps, a tad on the racist side. Throw some incendiary language into the mix, though, and there’s at least an “I wonder what they’ll say next!” sensationalist hook to it. Either way, the point here is that you really shouldn’t be scandalized, as hard as Touré is trying. There’s no political benefit to saying stuff like this outside of MSNBC’s viewer base — just look how badly the “chains” thing blew up in Biden’s face — and, as I said, in substance it’s really no different from Touré’s usual shtick. It’s like watching an acoustic guitar player who knows just one song, and who plays it over and over and over, suddenly pick up an electric guitar and play it on that. New, and “edgy,” for maybe five seconds. And then you realize you’re listening to the same song again.

Exit question: Has “The Cycle” tackled the thorny subject of the missile that hit the Pentagon on 9/11 yet? I’d be curious to know how that particular broccoli is racist.


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which is nothing but a racial dog whistle

But Dear Leader ate the dog so how can the dog respond?

Dingbat63 on August 16, 2012 at 10:49 PM

So lets get this straight…..

Blacks want equal treatment….
It’s okay if whitey is called angry….
If a black is called angry, it’s a racial slur….

Okay, now I get it.

/s

csdeven on August 16, 2012 at 10:50 PM

PolAgnostic on August 16, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I am not getting ahead of the curve. The Feds have purchased more than 1 billion hollow-point rounds, which have been illegal for use in international warfare since The Hague Convention of 1899, Declaration III.

The issue isn’t so much the amount, but the type. The military cannot use hollow-points on a foreign battlefield. If we couldn’t use them against the Nazis, what’s the point? Where else would the Federal government use them? As I said in my post, I’m not a Reichstag fire person and am certainly no conspiracy theorist. The Hague Convention of 1899, Declaration III, applies internationally. It doesn’t apply domestically and, as I further said, there is a wargame memo that is circulating within the govt re: The Civil War of 2016.

I am not a military person. My expertise lays in the areas of law and economics, but you don’t have to have any in-depth knowledge of any of the three to know that the country — indeed, the world — is perilously close to a catastrophic event due to indebtedness, financial houses of cards, political instability, and the growing threats from China and radical Islam. It is not inconceivable to think that the OBAMA ADMINISTRATION would be preparing for unrest. Further, considering the facts that Obama has taken it upon himself to assassinate Americans and depriving them of due process, Congress has given him the power to indefinitely hold Americans without charges, he has demonstrated his willingness to circumvent both Congress and the COTUS (recess appointments when the Senate could not possibly be in recess pursuant to Art I, Sec 9), who knows what he would do faced with a widespread, civil unrest?

Perhaps, my cynicism comes from being a Brit and watching the EU-USSR. For example, the death penalty is banned in all member states; however, in the Soviet-like EU with its 27 unelected, unaccountable apparatchiks, it was reintroduced in a footnote to the Treaty of Lisbon, upon neither the whole nor part of which the overwhelming majority of Europeans were allowed to vote. In its “explanations” and “negative definitions” accompanying the fundamental rights, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union allows a reintroduction of the death penalty in case of war or imminent war, but also the killing of humans to suppress insurgency or riot.

Think about that for a moment: Anders Behring-Breivik murdered 79 people and maimed dozens more; yet, he will serve, at most, 21 years in a prison that is more plush than any hotel most Americans will ever visit. On the other hand, the European Soviet can kill you if you riot against or attempt to overthrow it regardless of how justified either are.

And, people like Obama and his fellow Progs believe that the United States should become more like the EU where a few “uber-educated, elitist, unelected experts” will make the decisions for the unwashed masses because “modern life is just too complex for the average individual to make the correct decision.”

So, colour me a tad suspicious when a government, who believes in the power of the few and not the individual citizen, purchases over a billion rounds of a type of ammunition that it cannot use in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, Uganda or on any other foreign battlefield else it face war crimes trials in the Hague. Unlike hollow-points, waterboarding is not specifically banned in any international agreement including the Geneva Convention of 1949, so their use in international warfare would be a clear violation of international law.

:-)

Resist We Much on August 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Who the heck is Melissa Harry Perry anyway?

ccrosby on August 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM

She has a show on MSNBC weekend mornings I believe. Not sure why she is considered an example of “pointed analysis” since even MSNBC won’t give her a prime time slot. But there you have it.

Deanna on August 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Someone close to me takes any criticism of Obama to be a commentary on the color of Obama’s skin. That the criticism is because he’s black! There are a lot of people like that out there.

How does a person get to be like that? Obviously they have a lot of unconscious, deep-seated, conflicted feelings on race themselves, which they incorrectly assume similarly drive other people.

No, this isn’t like saying that someone against gay marriage is himself a closet homosexual. This is, if Romney calls Obama angry, and you jump to the conclusion it’s a racial attack, then you have race on the brain.

“Toure” is projecting his own disturbing beliefs about the ubiquity of race onto everyone else, including Romney. Toure, I have a secret for you, and it’s going to blow you away. Race doesn’t mean anything. People make it into something, out of their own minds. They make it up! You’re black, so that means something to you. But in reality, it doesn’t mean a thing.

Paul-Cincy on August 16, 2012 at 10:59 PM

The really sad thing about this whole affair is it points out just how piss poor this guy’s education is.

The Democratic Party is the party of segregation, the Klan, and slavery.

The Republican Party was founded by ant-slavery proponents.

To imply what this ignoramus suggests belies all history of racism and the Democrat Party.

Unbelievable.

From such a source as PBS:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_org_democratic.html

A small snippet if you don’t want to read the whole thing:
“The Democratic Party identified itself as the “white man’s party” and demonized the Republican Party as being “Negro dominated,” even though whites were in control. Determined to re-capture the South, Southern Democrats “redeemed” state after state — sometimes peacefully, other times by fraud and violence. By 1877, when Reconstruction was officially over, the Democratic Party controlled every Southern state.

The South remained a one-party region until the Civil Rights movement began in the 1960s. Northern Democrats, most of whom had prejudicial attitudes towards blacks, offered no challenge to the discriminatory policies of the Southern Democrats.” Richard Wormser

Tenwheeler on August 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Who the heck is Melissa Harry Perry anyway?

ccrosby on August 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM

She has a show on MSNBC weekend mornings I believe. Not sure why she is considered an example of “pointed analysis” since even MSNBC won’t give her a prime time slot. But there you have it.

Deanna on August 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Ahhh, MSNBC, that explains my ignorance of this woman…

Have to admit, won’t click on that channel

ccrosby on August 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Yep. That’s what I’m thinking. Not a great poker face in the lot of em.

Bmore on August 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Good analogy! It’s like sitting across the poker table from someone that’s starting to lose. You see the beads of sweat starting to form. Their hands nervously finger their chips. Then they catch themselves and start to gesture and talk too loud in a futile effort to hide their desperation. They’ve lost control of themselves, but are still hoping for that big break that will bring back their luck.

claudius on August 16, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Anyone stupid enough to believe the police or armed forces are going to try to seize control of the country this fall (including any potential government usurpers) have a naturally occuring vacuum between their ears.

I wasn’t talking about this fall. The memo refers to “The Civil War of 2016″ with the hypothetical “Fort Sumter” being a Tea Party-like group (of course) taking over a town in South Carolina, holding the mayor hostage, imprisoning blacks, and the governor refusing the Feds entry into the state. The queries involve those along the lines of “How would the American public react if the Federal government sent the military in and opened fire on the Governor’s Mansion and citizens with heavy armament with mass casualties ensuing?,” etc.

If you read my blog post, you will see that I said something to the effect of “about as well as Kent State, not debating fault or necessity.” I realise that most LEOs and military will not ever side with a POTUS over the citizenry.

I have no doubt that any POTUS that attempted to takeover and become “president for life” would find himself/herself quickly Zelaya’d.

:-)

Resist We Much on August 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

RRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAACISSSSSSSSTTTT!!!!!!

williamg on August 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Comment updates are now what, ten minutes behind?

Good grief.

Tenwheeler on August 16, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Nope,
My other two posts just went into the Twilight Zone.

Oh, well, educate yourselves.

Night.

Tenwheeler on August 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

I am not getting ahead of the curve. The Feds have purchased more than 1 billion hollow-point rounds…

Resist We Much on August 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

It won’t be nearly enough. The present Administration is lawless. They can’t control themselves, much less all of us.

claudius on August 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

WAIT a MINUTE!! Biden and Toure’ – weren’t THEY in a TV show TOGETHER BEFORE?!

OH – and HERE it IS – STRAIGHT from the Internet:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deYNv_BFRJQ&feature=relmfu

williamg on August 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

By the way – I think Biden is the one on the LEFT in the video above!

williamg on August 16, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Touré’s use of the word “niggerization”

Is that an “N” word? Do you have to be black to be able to use it?

And is it now racist to say a black man is angry?

Is saying a woman seems angry now sexist?

I desperately need a PC update.

farsighted on August 16, 2012 at 11:39 PM

that dude looks like a black female version of Anthony Wiener in that pic.

Opinionnation on August 16, 2012 at 11:39 PM

claudius on August 16, 2012 at 11:07 PM

The tell. ; )

Bmore on August 16, 2012 at 11:42 PM

libfreeordie on August 16, 2012 at 8:41 PM

.
Somehow I think his stock rose with the fine folks at MSNBS.

Conversely, the lovely S.E. is probably getting her fair share of hate tweets from the ever so tolerant liberal crowd.
None racially motivated, I’m sure.

Except from that Shazam Shabazz person.
Yikes.

FlaMurph on August 16, 2012 at 11:56 PM

No patience left for this nutbaggery. That he is employed at all, and that anyone – even braindead libs like libfreeordie remotely take him seriously – is a caustic indictment of both our civilization in general, and black culture in specific.

Midas on August 17, 2012 at 12:33 AM

No patience left for this nutbaggery. That he is employed at all, and that anyone – even braindead libs like libfreeordie remotely take him seriously – is a caustic indictment of both our civilization in general, and black culture in specific.

Midas on August 17, 2012 at 12:33 AM

This.

I saw this on drudge and was just totally repulsed by what a total scumbag toure is. Absolute scumbag.

KMC1 on August 17, 2012 at 12:41 AM

This is the most attention this new show has gotten since it began…hmmmm.

d1carter on August 17, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Who is Touré? Am I revealing how unhip I am by not knowing who this guy is?

Let me guess – he’s the lead singer in the latest French boy-band?

RINO in Name Only on August 17, 2012 at 3:39 AM

Wait, if it’s racist to say Obama is angry, how would you refer to it if Obama actually is angry? Clearly he’s a human being and can get angry, but according to whatsisname up there any reference to him being angry cannot be motivated by observing him being angry, but only by racist impressions, with the concomitant understanding that the charge of anger is false. So how would you refer to Obama actually being angry?

JS on August 17, 2012 at 3:57 AM

No. There kind of is. First there’s the Obama is “angry” and “jealous” rhetoric, see my post upthread. But then there’s the welfare issue which is nothing but a racial dog whistle and has been such ever since the Reagan campaign.

libfreeordie on August 16, 2012 at 9:05 PM

The libs’ “dog whistle” meme has to be one of their most tiresome ploys. It amounts to a lib conjuring up a phony racist insult, because they are on the losing end of a fundamentally unpopular and indefensible position. Here’s the good part: Why do they call these purported racist remarks a “dog whistle”? Because the speaker in question never actually said anything racist–only the liberals can hear the racism.

The worst thing about this in general about these ridiculous racism accusations in general, and this Toure person in particular is that they are both so frickin’ boring. It amounts to pseudo-intellectual posturing and sanctimony trying to be edgy and hip. Sadly, this whole routine is all so terribly unoriginal, and has been for a long time.

And as for the welfare issue being a dog whistle, it would be much more convincing if welfare reform had not been signed into law by Bill Clinton–the long-celebrated first black president. If I was a betting man, I would be willing to lay odds that Obama introduced welfare as an issue in this campaign for the express purpose of racializing the campaign.

ghostwriter on August 17, 2012 at 5:47 AM

My take.

kingsjester on August 17, 2012 at 6:31 AM

Since this guy has trouble finding a first name( he is NOT a Brazilian soccer player), I’ll give him one. His.

His Toure.

And he is.

Jabberwock on August 17, 2012 at 6:32 AM

And the fact that Romney used a “white” board yesterday?

Oh yeah. Dog whistle. Code. VRWC.

SwampYankee on August 17, 2012 at 8:57 AM

MSNBC really has to get serious. Let’s just say that 1% of their audience, who saw this, honestly believe this stuff, there could be 30 people out there willing to do serious harm so the country doesn’t go back to the Jim Crow days and slavery. It’s not an angry black man that’s the problem, it’s the angry left that has no record to run on that’s the problem.

People like Toure, not only sow division in the country, they sow hate and discord for no other reason than to try and win an election. In the long run, it’s these people who will cause Barack Obama to lose this election because, if he wasn’t the president, none of this would be going on. There couldn’t be accusations of prejudice and bigotry if we didn’t have a black president.

Many people voted for Barack Obama hoping to finally put the final nail in the coffin of the racial divide. Instead, Barack Obama and his administration have made every effort to further divide the country, along racial lines, merely for political advantage. When they look back on this administration, history will judge it as a major failure of race relations, in the United States, not because of the Republicans, but because of a Democratic Party using a divide and conquer strategy.

bflat879 on August 17, 2012 at 8:58 AM

Send this racist liberal back to the slimy sewer he crawled out of.

rplat on August 17, 2012 at 9:26 AM

http://www.therightscoop.com/must-watch-kira-davis-open-letter-to-msnbc-host-toure/

pat on August 17, 2012 at 3:18 AM

From Kira Davis (black conservative woman) on false charges of racism:
“It’s just as heinous as charging that someone is a child molester, arbitrarily”. (at 5:35)

It is. And I need to add, there’s nothing more attractive than an intelligent conservative woman.

Paul-Cincy on August 17, 2012 at 9:27 AM

Oh look, it’s Mr. Peepers from SNL again.

Daemonocracy on August 17, 2012 at 9:41 AM

At a minimum, this will chafe the sacks of the NBC brass a bit. The Romney campaign is already on it.

RSbrewer on August 17, 2012 at 9:57 AM

It’s okay. One day Miss Cupp will be on every channel all day long and I will finally, ecstatically, fatally overdose on the indescribable pain of unrequited puppy love.

Seth Halpern on August 17, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Toure must be an admirer of Cornel West.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEScONfKqFk

rickv404 on August 17, 2012 at 10:02 AM

This is a another spoiled little man who wants attention and to be loved without earning it.

Let us all give thanks that President Obama has so far refused to decline to the level of some black commentators.

Of course, when you have hundreds of thousands of white faces cheering you and carrying you off the dais as a champion, it is awkward to call them haters and racists.

IlikedAUH2O on August 17, 2012 at 10:03 AM

MSNBC really has to get serious. Let’s just say that 1% of their audience, who saw this, honestly believe this stuff, there could be 30 people out there willing to do serious harm so the country doesn’t go back to the Jim Crow days and slavery. It’s not an angry black man that’s the problem, it’s the angry left that has no record to run on that’s the problem.

People like Toure, not only sow division in the country, they sow hate and discord for no other reason than to try and win an election. In the long run, it’s these people who will cause Barack Obama to lose this election because, if he wasn’t the president, none of this would be going on. There couldn’t be accusations of prejudice and bigotry if we didn’t have a black president.

Many people voted for Barack Obama hoping to finally put the final nail in the coffin of the racial divide. Instead, Barack Obama and his administration have made every effort to further divide the country, along racial lines, merely for political advantage. When they look back on this administration, history will judge it as a major failure of race relations, in the United States, not because of the Republicans, but because of a Democratic Party using a divide and conquer strategy.

bflat879 on August 17, 2012 at 8:58 AM

This is a great post. Where I would differ from you is that I think that people like Toure sow division and rancor to line their pockets. He’s a slicker, more articulate (and obnoxious, IMO) version of Al Sharpton. Beneath the veneer, he’s just another two-bit race hustler trying to make a buck.

And in the final analysis, I think that the Obama years will wind up being an inflection point in race relations, but not because of anything postive that Obama did to move us down the road. Rather, just as Obama has proven to be the best exponent of conservatism in this country in a very long time, thanks to his ham-handed efforts to move the country left, his term in office will result in people finally moving to a post-racial society, where race is no longer exploited to discriminate against or for any particular race. Of course, this assumes a rejection of Obamism–and its liberalism and racialism– at the ballot box in November.

ghostwriter on August 17, 2012 at 10:07 AM

That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist! That’s racist!

Heck, even pointing our racism is now racist if you are a conservative. All this crap just plain trivializes real racism. It’s the same thing they were doing back in the 80′s calling just about everything a parent did child abuse. It trivialized real child abuse. The libs have even attempted to do this with rape. Sex in marriage is rape. Looking at a girl too long is rape. Holding hands is rape. Real rape is not rape, though, if you are a liberal. Heck, you and your political pal can grab your waitress and throw her on the table and make a sandwich out of her against her will and it’s not rape. You can hold a woman down and rape her while biting her lip but that’s not rape if you are a lib.

The truth is the enemy of the liar. They are at war with the truth. It is ultimately not Romney or even conservatives these people are at war with, but truth. They hate it like they hate God.

JellyToast on August 17, 2012 at 10:21 AM

It’s always the really light skinned more-white-than-black people who are crying racism the most. I think it is because people like this tool have always felt ashamed of not being black enough so now he overcompensates for it. He thinks by shouting “racism” all the time will somehow make him blacker and give him more street cred with the real blacks.

The Notorious G.O.P on August 16, 2012 at 8:27 PM

In the past, Husband and I have joked that Soledad O’Brien only discovered her African roots (and to a lesser extent — in her mind considering her ‘Black In America’ series — her Latino roots) around 5 years ago when she realized that she could get “Prime Time Specials!” about being Blackblackblackblackblack!!!

I used to look forward to Toure’s Rolling Stone articles about the latest musical trends and reviws, as well as his corresponding commentary about music on CNN. Why he would reinvent himself as a partisan political shill is incomprehensible…

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on August 17, 2012 at 10:36 AM

His mama misnamed him. He should be Tourettes not Toure’. He seems to have a reflexive response to anything from the right. Instead of shouting out the occasional swear word he shouts out RACIST!

neyney on August 17, 2012 at 10:42 AM

I say we just keep dividing the country and then sit around and wonder why we have shootings every week now.

Wagthatdog on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

No. There kind of is. First there’s the Obama is “angry” and “jealous” rhetoric, see my post upthread. But then there’s the welfare issue which is nothing but a racial dog whistle and has been such ever since the Reagan campaign.

libfreeordie on August 16, 2012 at 9:05 PM

A fact is a fact: how better to describe Obama’s attacks on Romney as anything other than ‘angry’ or ‘jealous’? The relentless smears (is that racist?) against Romney for being successful, for making hard-choices that have consequences, for actually favoring profits over government special interests, and the manner in which the attacks are made by Obama do make him appear to be angry, jealous and desperate.

As for welfare, I’m sure there are many, many more poor white people on welfare than there are blacks. Or is it racist or not-PC to point that out too?

HoosierStateofMind on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Since this guy has trouble finding a first name( he is NOT a Brazilian soccer player), I’ll give him one. His.

His Toure.

And he is.

Jabberwock on August 17, 2012 at 6:32 AM

One might also go with.

Her Toure. ; )

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:02 AM

I’ve heard this guy has a great ass. Too bad it sits upon his shoulders.

ej_pez on August 17, 2012 at 11:16 AM

I used to look forward to Toure’s Rolling Stone articles about the latest musical trends and reviws, as well as his corresponding commentary about music on CNN. Why he would reinvent himself as a partisan political shill is incomprehensible…

Ladysmith CulchaVulva on August 17, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Look, you’ve been a liberal snood hanging around HA for years. So you DO know why he tried to re-invent himself. His RS gig wasn’t working out. He’s an A$$hole and his skin color nor relative “fame” doesn’t make him an expert on racism.

DevilsPrinciple on August 17, 2012 at 11:44 AM

There aren’t too many games you can play with a deck that has nothing but the race race card.

Scrappy on August 17, 2012 at 12:05 PM

If Toure was any dumber, he’d be qualified to be Obama’s VP.

NoPain on August 17, 2012 at 12:22 PM

You poor, poor racist pawn of the Republicans. You don’t even realize that you’re just responding to your masters’ dog whistle…

cynccook on August 16, 2012 at 8:17 PM

SO THAT’S WHAT THE WHISTLE MEANS! All this time I thought it was time to eat and I’ve been sitting here drooling.

jhffmn on August 17, 2012 at 12:28 PM

To me he’ll always be remembered as the dumb-arse that tried to get people to boycott Skittles after he encouraged people to buy Skittles as a show of solidarity – after all, companies shouldn’t profit when people decide to buy their product – or something.

Scrappy on August 17, 2012 at 12:32 PM

I wasn’t talking about this fall. The memo refers to “The Civil War of 2016″ with the hypothetical “Fort Sumter” being a Tea Party-like group (of course) taking over a town in South Carolina, holding the mayor hostage, imprisoning blacks, and the governor refusing the Feds entry into the state. The queries involve those along the lines of “How would the American public react if the Federal government sent the military in and opened fire on the Governor’s Mansion and citizens with heavy armament with mass casualties ensuing?,” etc.

If you read my blog post, you will see that I said something to the effect of “about as well as Kent State, not debating fault or necessity.” I realise that most LEOs and military will not ever side with a POTUS over the citizenry.

I have no doubt that any POTUS that attempted to takeover and become “president for life” would find himself/herself quickly Zelaya’d.

:-)

Resist We Much on August 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

.
RWM,

Much of my commentary in my post was generalized for broader reading (i.e. there have been commenters over the past two weeks referring to a supposed plan on the part of the SCOAMF administration to “declare martial law in October”) and to try to shed some harsh light of reality on that silly concept.

With specific regard to the hollow point ammunition purchases by unlikely parts of the Federal government – my reference to “behind the curve thinking” was aimed at the DHS and the nutcase who heads it. JN has, since her appointment, been a full tilt loon on the subject of right wing domestic terrorists – most notably with the Michigan Militia bust which the LSM played up as proof of impending unrest … but conveniently ignored when a Federal judge EXCORIATED the prosecution for trying to “persecute free speech” and dismissed the charges against all but one of the defendants who was found guilty of some petty weapons charges which would normally not have been pursued.

Eventually, it will come out that DHS was behind the ammo purchases as part of their RIDICULOUS level of overreach into all aspects of “government security”. Let them buy all the hollow point ammon they want. They can’t use it for war, as you correctly point out. Let them punch holes in all the paper they want.

With regard to the silly a$$ “The Civil War of 2016″ paper … I’ve known/know a fair number of military people in my life. Colonel is the parking spot for most, but not all, of the Peter Principle people who hang on in the military. Every so often, one of them slips their chain (i.e. their staff) as publishes some egregiously stupid piece of nonsense they believe will “advance their career”.

I don’t know if you are a fan of the old TV show M.A.S.H. but Harry Morgan, a brillian character actor, made his first appearance on the show playing one of these “nutcase colonels” who had slipped through to become a general. He was hilarious. He made such an impression he was brought back to play Colonel Potter when McLean Stevenson left the show.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X7PzZJXbi8

PolAgnostic on August 17, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Calling conservatives racist without evidence is Toure’s Syndrome, I think. It seems to be contagious on the left.

flataffect on August 17, 2012 at 10:37 PM

CONTENT Warning:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paw_2EJBzFs

williamg on August 18, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I’d get angry about this comment but evidently anger is a blacks-only emotion.

CrustyB on August 18, 2012 at 11:18 AM

I believe young Toure is yet again trying to establish a new career, this time as a race hustler. I believe Toures MSNBC colleague Al Sharpton has agreed to school the-desperate-to- matter Toure in the divisive but extremely lucrative black arts of race hustling.
I believe young Toure is big Al’s grasshopper.

RMR on August 18, 2012 at 6:22 PM

He should be Tourettes not Toure’. He seems to have a reflexive response to anything from the right. Instead of shouting out the occasional swear word he shouts out RACIST!

neyney

Just what I’d already decided to call him. Maybe he should’ve given that name a second thought.

Olo_Burrows on August 19, 2012 at 5:49 PM

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