North Carolina NAACP president: Tim Scott is a ventriloquist’s dummy for the right

posted at 6:01 pm on January 21, 2014 by Allahpundit

It’s important to the “advancement” to which the NAACP is dedicated to try to belittle the first black U.S. senator from the south in more than 130 years.

Add “Is Tim Scott a ventriloquist’s dummy?” to the agenda for that big National Conversation on Race that America’s going to be having any day now.

“A ventriloquist can always find a good dummy,” Barber said, as reported by South Carolina’s The State. “[T]he extreme right wing down here [in South Carolina] finds a black guy to be senator and claims he’s the first black senator since Reconstruction and then he goes to Washington, D.C., and articulates the agenda of the tea party.”

Scott explained that he has never met Barber and implied that the NAACP chapter head knows nothing about him.

“I did not meet him when I was failing out of high school. I did not see him on the streets of my neighborhoods where too many of my friends got off track and never recovered. I did not meet him when I was working 85 hour weeks to start my business, nor did I meet him when I was running for Congress against long odds. But who I did meet were people everywhere across this state who were willing to work hard and to help me succeed — and I them,” Scott said.

Follow the link to the DC for the rest of Scott’s statement. (“I will honor the memory of Dr. King by being proactive in holding the door for others and serving my fellow man. And Rev. Barber will remind me and others of what not to do.”) This is a nice complement to the Sharpton post earlier, actually, in illustrating one of the reasons why even Obama allegedly disdains “professional blacks”: Not even the first black president of the United States is immune from having his blackness impugned because he’s not liberal enough. Let me quote this from “Double Down” again:

Obama, according to the authors, has struggled with the left and the black community. “One day in the spring of 2011, as he sat with some staffers preparing for a speech to Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, Obama rattled off a list of his policies,” the authors note in the same passage. “Cracking down on predatory lending. Education reform. Student loan reform. Most important, health care reform. All with an outsize impact on African Americans. All achieved at a time when half of the GOP believed he’d been born in Kenya . Obama threw up his hands. ‘After all that,’ he said, ‘am I still not black enough?’”

The first time he ran for office, against former Black Panther Bobby Rush, he got creamed in part because Rush effectively portrayed him to black voters as an egghead from the wealthy Harvard-educated east coast establishment. That was, arguably, more of a class attack than a racial one, but the lines sometimes blurred: A consultant on Rush’s campaign told the Times that Obama was seen as “not from us, not from the ’hood,” while another candidate in the race sneered that Obama was “the white man in blackface.” Even a card-carrying Democrat who attended Jeremiah Wright’s church and who, incidentally, became the first black president of the law review at that egghead-y school in Massachusetts was liable to have his racial authenticity questioned by the members of the left once it became politically convenient. If a liberal like O still has to deal with that periodically, there’s no point in demanding that his critics respect a principled conservative like Scott. It’s hopeless, thoroughly.


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I guess the NAACP president wants a job at MSRacists.

22044 on January 21, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Barber’s head will explode when TW Shannon runs in Oklahoma.

blammm on January 21, 2014 at 6:04 PM

what a nasty comment.

rob verdi on January 21, 2014 at 6:05 PM

And they call us racists?????

OmahaConservative on January 21, 2014 at 6:06 PM

This gets me so mad.

terryannonline on January 21, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Predictable, yet still appalling.

Naturally Curly on January 21, 2014 at 6:13 PM

The NAACP is largely a racist race baiting plantation.

Bmore on January 21, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Raciousity. Has it ever been worse in our lifetimes? I don’t think so.

DanMan on January 21, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Walter Williams pegged the NAACP when he called them “the Klan with a tan.”

Of course, Dr. Williams is not “authentically” black either because he’s not a failure.

What a bunch of racist maroons.

Quartermaster on January 21, 2014 at 6:15 PM

These people are disgusting.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 21, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Rush aptly names the NAACP as the NAALCP(National Association for the Advancement of Liberal Colored People) As we all know Liberalism is a mental disease. I would love to have Tim Scott be my Senator. Instead I am stuck with two mentally defective Liberals. It’s the ideology of the NAACP that is hindering them in their……..advancement. They don’t seem to have it figured out yet.

BetseyRoss on January 21, 2014 at 6:16 PM

With a few exceptions, Scott being one, the black community is going nowhere. And this is why.

Erich66 on January 21, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Racism is not racism if it’s the naacp being racist.

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Just look at this dude. He obviously can’t control what goes into or out of his big, fat mouth.

Christien on January 21, 2014 at 6:21 PM

I’m sure a real journolist like Hooooaaan agrees with the NAACP .
And proud of it too .

burrata on January 21, 2014 at 6:22 PM

…..unlike pResident Imam, who’s just such a principled independent thinker!

cableguy615 on January 21, 2014 at 6:23 PM

This must be that new civility I’ve been hearing about.

Kataklysmic on January 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM

It’s the idiocyeology of the NAACP that is hindering them in their……..advancement. They don’t seem to have it figured out yet.

BetseyRoss on January 21, 2014 at 6:16 PM

fixed

cableguy615 on January 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM

NAACP. What an atavistic acronym. Can you imagine how this organization would react if anyone actually called them “colored people”? Racist to the CORE.

de rigueur on January 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM

Blacks don’t need to be told by Obama, Rev Al or anybody that the tea party hates them. They see it everyday on Fox News and every far right conservative blog.

loveofcountry on January 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Hey lovofthecorruptpoliticalestablishment, I think that you need to have a talk with some of the guys on YOUR side. You know, take care of the plank in your own eye…

SubmarineDoc on January 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Christien on January 21, 2014 at 6:21 PM

“Rev. Dr. Barber has served on the trustee boards of two colleges and is an MIT Mel King Community Fellow for Community and Economic CoLab”

and I thought community organizer was weak…

DanMan on January 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM

North Carolina NAACP president: Tim Scott is a ventriloquist’s dummy for the right

So says the professional victim and racist race-baiter who tries to keep the other gubmint slaves on the Dem plantation.

We cain’t have us nobody what escapes the plantation and makes good on his own, noooo suh…..
Why weze gotsta make a xample o that boy…

dentarthurdent on January 21, 2014 at 6:27 PM

the president is half black.

rightside on January 21, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Blacks don’t need to be told by Obama, Rev Al or anybody that the tea party hates them. They see it everyday on Fox News and every far right conservative blog.

loveofcountry on January 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Hey lovofthecorruptpoliticalestablishment, I think that you need to have a talk with some of the guys on YOUR side. You know, take care of the plank in your own eye…

SubmarineDoc on January 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Oh that’s rich. I guess “loving blacks” means doubling their unemployment rate the way King Barry has done.

Kataklysmic on January 21, 2014 at 6:35 PM

The Rev. Dr. Barber is a recipient of the Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award from the Campaign for America’s Future.

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 6:35 PM

So sad to realize and remember the REAL struggles suffered to obliterate the old, real horrors on some plantations.
Only to be ‘led’ back into theirs.
The whips and chains are merely invisible.
They will pay, and dearly.

pambi on January 21, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Tim Scott is a ventriloquist’s dummy for the right

Hussein is a ventriloquist’s dummy for jihad .
And he has enjoyed that fisting ever since the day he was born.

burrata on January 21, 2014 at 6:39 PM

…black bigotry is always acceptable!
… just ask the black bosses!

KOOLAID2 on January 21, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Liberia awaits NAACP. get on a ship and make that dream come true.

Murphy9 on January 21, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Tim Scott is one class act.

I would love to have Senator Scott in The Peoples Republik of Oregon. What would tolerant, progressive Portland, Eugene and Ashland do? They’re not RAAACISTS are they?

old school on January 21, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Barber planned to throw Oreos at Scott, but he ate them all first.

Christien on January 21, 2014 at 6:53 PM

The NAACP is a wing of the progressive party. As are the environmentalists. And the gay lobby. And the abortion-lovers. Unions. And open-border types. There are no principles among these groups; they’re merely trumpeting a prescribed talking point, ad nauseam. They care not about the plight of blacks, trees, gays, women, workers or immigrants; they seek only one goal: Power.

BKeyser on January 21, 2014 at 6:57 PM

Conservatives need to learn to laugh about this stuff. Its simply not worth indignation or outrage. Its too ridiculous.

Valkyriepundit on January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Moral:

This framework must be at the center of our public policy life, because within this framework economic sustainability is a moral issue. Budgets are a moral issue. Health care is a moral issue. Living wages is a moral issue. Voting rights is a moral issue. Rights of our immigrant friends are moral issues. Women’s rights are a moral issue. Treating our LGBT friends with respect and dignity, and not hate and disdain, is a moral issue.

So, we say to our progressive and liberal friends: Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water. It was on the framework of moral issues that we changed this country in the first reconstruction in the 1800s, and in the second reconstruction in the 1960s.~Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Moral: damn socons

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 7:02 PM

Conservatives need to learn to laugh about this stuff. Its simply not worth indignation or outrage. Its too ridiculous.

Valkyriepundit on January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

No. We need to expose it and call it for what it is.

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Lets review a few facts…..

Scott was the first black Republican official elected to any job in South Carolina since the 19th century. This was when he joined the Charleston County Council.

Scott was the first black Republican in the SC House in 100 years.

Scott was the first black Republican elected to the US Congress in 114 years.

And, of course, he’s the first black Republican Senator from the South since Reconstruction.

And yet some North Carlolina racist would have you believe the SC GOP slowed the limo down in North Charleston and picked a black to become Senator. Given that yesterday was MLK day, such racist talk is doubly offensive since Scott’s only real diqualifier in the tiny little hate-filled mind of Barber is the fact that he’s a Republican (i.e. he’s off the Dem plantation).

Happy Nomad on January 21, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Blacks don’t need to be told by Obama, Rev Al or anybody that the tea party hates them. They see it everyday on Fox News and every far right conservative blog.
 
loveofcountry on January 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM

 
Not to mention all those tea party shootings in Chicago and other urban areas.

rogerb on January 21, 2014 at 7:09 PM

Romney spoke at the naayp (you people) convention. Barber also spoke. This is one person’s response:

I simply ask anyone reading this blog go watch Rev. Barber he truly understands what the republicans stand for and some people are willing to do for evi! The sick pathetic republican party and that transparent scam WILLARD ROMMEY tried to do can’t stand! Isn’t a shame many evangelical republicans somehow mysteriously LOSE THEIR CHRISTIANITY totally kick Jesus’s teaching out the window when their politicians go on war path on the poor (MY BAD THE NON REPUBLICAN POOR) and minorities! Only a blind cold blooded fool couldn’t see what WILLARD ROMMEY was trying to pull!! And republicans always get highly upset and angry because minorities particularly black people vote democrat!! wow!! There are black people in the republican party about 10% according to wikipedia, how in the name of CHRIST a black person or a gay person could join that racist, homophobic, sexest party is beyond my comprehension!!! I guess those groups joined for the gops phoney religious stance, my mother and stepfather were black republicans!! DAMN!! because of absurd nonsensical religious issues the gop claim are important to them! RIGHT!! it’s about getting ignorant people to vote for you.

http://bloggingblue.com/2012/07/the-speech-you-may-not-have-seen-from-the-naacp-national-convention-video/

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Ironically, the NAACP was founded by Republicans, Ida Wells and Mary Terrell…

oddball on January 21, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Just look at this dude. He obviously can’t control what goes into or out of his big, fat mouth.

Christien on January 21, 2014 at 6:21 PM

From your link:

By the grace of God doing Satan’s wok in sowing discord, this false teacher Rev. Dr. Barber, along with local, state, and national NAACP leaders, has helped to lead the fight for voter rights, just redistricting, health care reform, labor and worker rights, protection of immigration rights, and reparation for women survivors of Eugenics, release of the Wilmington Ten and educational equality. Rev. Dr. Barber has been arrested three times for civil disobedience as he stood for educational, economic and equal justice.

[snip]

For over 19 years, he has been God’s servant as Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church DOC (1993), Goldsboro, NC. The man of God has allowed God to use him as a vessel in saving souls, transforming lives and allowed him to birth or strengthen ministries to bring glory to God.

So supporting Klanned Parenthood and helping baby women survivors of eugenics are both serving God???

Hmmm… Not. Seeing. The. Glory. To. God.

AH_C on January 21, 2014 at 7:11 PM

“[T]he extreme right wing down here [in South Carolina] finds a black guy to be senator and claims he’s the first black senator since Reconstruction and then he goes to Washington, D.C., and articulates the agenda of the tea party.”

Wait a minute! Tim Scotts black???? When the hell did that happen?

- all the low info voters who suddenly hate Obama because he is black.

Clearly, the only way to be a “good black” is to stay on the same path as Trayvon Martin. Kicked out of school, using drugs, beating people up, but all is forgiven so long as you vote for whatever Democrat you’re told to vote for.

Happy Nomad on January 21, 2014 at 7:13 PM

NAACP translated:
“Why he’s not a good darkie. He left the liberal Democrat plantation! Uppity!”

WannabeAnglican on January 21, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Didn’t the NAACP endorse Alvin Greene’s candidacy?

blammm on January 21, 2014 at 7:23 PM

The NAACP does little more than give the Democrats cover, for the failed policies that have kept blacks down since 1964. People like Julian Bond, who have no regrets about trashing Republicans, whether they’re in power or not, do nothing to bridge the gap between blacks and the Republicans. If anyone believes this is smart politics, please explain it to me. THe second “A” in NAACP stands for Advancement, how have the Democrats policies advanced colored people. Oh I know, they’re not called “colored people” any more they now have a choice between “African-American” or “Black”. Their representative have their own little select group The Congressional Black Caucus. So, we have the NAACP and the CBC, what have they done to “advance” colored people ( besides protect them from being called colored, Negro, and any other names people might call them)?

Personally, I’m sick and tired of hearing what will Republicans be doing for black people. What are black people going to do for themselves? Their leadership is morally bankrupt. They only trumpet the Democrats line, day in and day out, while people are actually suffering. They oppose school vouchers, which many black people in D.C. thought were a good idea. Why do those black people still vote for Democrats? Hey, I don’t know but I don’t want to hear “What can Republicans do for black people” especially when they had voucher programs in place, that would give their children a heads-up education, and they’ve allowed themselves to be rolled by the Democrats. Sorry guys, don’t feel sorry for you.

The Black unemployment rate is somewhere between 15% and 25% depending on whose figures you believe. What has Barack Obama done to lower that? The answer, nothing, it’s gone up since he’s been President. What has he done? Made it easier to get food stamps and become disabled. Does that get anyone a job? Blacks voted for him by 9-1. Don’t ask me what republicans are going to do for blacks, ask blacks what they’re willing to do for themselves.

The Democrats have successfully hoodwinked black people for years and, yet, their leadership keeps paying homage to the Democrats. When are they going to change leadership? There are black voices, conservative voices, in the Republican Party, yet all the black leadership has to say is, “Their just puppets for the Republicans and don’t have your interests at heart.” and they never look beyond that, they never seek out the alternative, they never change their vote. Sorry, I can’t feel sorry for people like this and I certainly don’t want my party to try and out Democrat the Democrats, when it comes to give-aways.

The Republicans can turn the economy around and get people working again. They can get paychecks into families instead of food stamp vouchers, and give people some pride in accomplishment. They can get vouchers into the schools so black people are no longer trapped in under-performing schools. The can get vouchers in schools so black people are no longer trapped in schools that have to fudge tests to get higher grades.

Black people have the power, in their little voting hands, to change the course of history, but they’ll never do it with the leaders they have now. If they don’t recognize that, there’s little I can do for them.

bflat879 on January 21, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Alternate Headline:
Rev. Dr. Barber call Tim Scott an Uncle Tom.

tom0508 on January 21, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Surprise. “Walk a day in my shoes” is a lefty meme courtesy SEIU:
http://walkadayinmyshoes.newsvine.com/

davidk on January 21, 2014 at 7:39 PM

He’s a real man.

They are real creeps.

Leftists are never liberal, nor progressive.

They’re always fascist thugs.

Schadenfreude on January 21, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Considering the NAACP’s political affiliation, and the attendant stance on the matter of “choice,” couple with the percentage of black pregnancies that are surgically “terminated,” the orginization would be more accurately referred to as the

National
Assotiation for the
Abortion of
Colored
People.

You have to wonder who the real “Uncle Toms” are, when this group is willingly supporting the actual genocide of their own race,

arik1969 on January 21, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Barber planned to throw Oreos at Scott, but he ate them all first.

Christien on January 21, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Lol.

talkingpoints on January 21, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Education reform. Student loan reform. Most important, health care reform. All with an outsize impact on African Americans.

I.E., African Americans receive “an outsize impact” (a disporportionate benefit) from Education reform, Student loan reform, and health care reform. All three favor African Americans over some others as these policies “spread the wealth around”.

ITguy on January 21, 2014 at 8:22 PM

In the same way that we never seem to hear “good” mulims decrying acts of terror, we never seem to hear blacks decrying such nonsense as spouted by Rev. Barber.

tngmv on January 21, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Tim Scott is a very good Senator..Stay above it Senator Scott..Shame on the NAACP..:)

Dire Straits on January 21, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Nothing like that good old tolerant left. The NAACP is nothing more than a union of criminal thugs, feeding off others in the form of racism. The New Black Panther Party is pretty disgraceful, but they may be better than the NAACP. Have you seen this leader of the NAACP in NC? He doesn’t look like he was held back from anything. Especially a meal. Is welfare, subsidized housing, free food, free electricity, free water, free cell phones, free clothing, free cigarettes, even free vacations, all at the expense of taxpayers not enough for you people? Advancement? Free college tuition, put into jobs you’re not qualified for, or others were more qualified, because you are black. That’s some darn good advancement to me. Blacks have more rights than most, and every opportunity available to them in this day, if they take advantage of it, than any white, Asian, or any other race. Stop fleecing taxpayers for for what amounts to a lie. This is not the 1950′s.

F_This on January 21, 2014 at 9:11 PM

North Carolina NAACP president: Tim Scott is a ventriloquist’s dummy for the right

So says the professional victim and racist race-baiter who tries to keep the other gubmint slaves on the Dem plantation.

We cain’t have us nobody what escapes the plantation and makes good on his own, noooo suh…..
Why weze gotsta make a xample o that boy…

dentarthurdent on January 21, 2014 at 6:27 PM

The Rats in power want more slaves on their plantation.

I want to free these slaves from economic and mental slavery.

It’s OK to Leave the Plantation : The New Underground Railroad

Runaway Slave

ITguy on January 21, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Why was Barber even in South Carolina? The NAACP has a travel boycott against visiting South Carolina.

SouthernGent on January 21, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Yeeeeesh! I live in NC and I have to see that chucklhead and his band of roving idiots on TV waaaaaay too often. Whenever I have a conversation with a “compassionate progressive” who agrees with Mungo’s, uh…I’m sorry, BARBER’S statements, I tell them to sit down with a transcript of his speeches and replace any reference to “black”, “African American”, “people of color”, etc. with “white people”. Then tell me who’s racist.

blueknight99 on January 22, 2014 at 6:38 AM

So, I guess the left can call conservative blacks “Uncle Tom,” “Oreo,” and “House slave” and that’s not racist.

But if someone on the right says “macaca,” well, them’s fightin’ words!

Wino on January 22, 2014 at 7:40 AM

About the only thing I will agree with the NAACP is that the Confederate flag needs to be removed from the Confederate Monument on the South Carolina house grounds. Other than that they need to get their own house in order and leave black politicians who want to leave the plantation alone.

SC.Charlie on January 22, 2014 at 9:17 AM

About the only thing I will agree with the NAACP is that the Confederate flag needs to be removed from the Confederate Monument on the South Carolina house grounds. Other than that they need to get their own house in order and leave black politicians who want to leave the plantation alone.

SC.Charlie on January 22, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Fine raise the Blue Betty in its stead.

Murphy9 on January 22, 2014 at 10:12 AM

Barber, known as the “Buffet Slayer” here in NC (as in Golden Corral, not Jimmy) is the moron who started this “Moral Monday” crapola. He is a race-baiter of the first order, an opportunist, and a mental midget of the first order.

PJ Emeritus on January 22, 2014 at 10:14 AM