NAACP: Sterling sanctions don’t go far enough

posted at 12:01 pm on April 30, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver won near-universal plaudits for delivering “death penalty” sanctions on LA Clippers owner (for now) Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban and a recommendation to the owners that they force a franchise sale. The NAACP, however, isn’t satisfied. They want Silver and the owners to guarantee that this won’t happen in the future, too:

The National Urban League, the National Action Network, the NAACP and the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation issued a joint statement cheering Silver’s announcement that he banned Sterling for life and that the league would attempt to force him to sell the Clippers.

That decision, the statement said, was “a bold, courageous and resolute message that the views expressed by Sterling do not represent the National Basketball Association as an organization today or the kind of organization that it seeks to be in the future.”

But Sterling’s suspension isn’t enough, the groups said, calling for Silver to meet with them to ensure Sterling “remains an anomaly among the owners and executives in the league.”

“Sterling’s long-established pattern of bigotry and racist comments have not been a secret in the NBA,” the statement said. “Yet until now, they have been tolerated and met with a gentle hand and a blind eye.”

That’s true. Sterling’s biases have been pretty well known, if not widely discussed, and his discriminatory practices in real estate have brought legal sanctions. The NAACP in particular has long fought Sterling over his control of the Clippers, and … er, what? They gave him a lifetime achievement award despite their knowledge of his biases and practices?

Maybe these groups should look to clean their own house first, as CBS News explains:

Talk about chutzpah, at least with the NAACP. In this case, all sides acted shamelessly. Sterling bought their approval, and they willingly sold it. The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP was about to bestow another lifetime achievement award on Sterling in a couple of weeks, which they hastily canceled when this tape went public and viral. They have little standing in this case to demand that the NBA offer them guarantees after years of willingly cleansing Sterling of his sins through his cash infusions.

Life doesn’t provide guarantees — only the need for vigilance. If they want integrity moving forward, though, these groups should start by implementing it in their own organizations first.

The NBA may have better news coming. Entertainment mogul David Geffen wants to bid for ownership of the Clippers, according to Reuters:

Billionaire media executive David Geffen is interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, according to a person with knowledge of Geffen’s thinking, following a decision by National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver to ban Clipper owner Donald Sterling for life. …

Geffen, who started two record labels and the Dreamworks film studio with Jeffrey Katzenberg and director Steven Spielberg, had expressed interest in the past in buying the Clippers but never made an offer.

He has a net worth of an estimated $6.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

Geffen could probably act quickly if the NBA can force Sterling to sell, but that may end up taking years if Sterling fights them in court. If the league constitution allows owners to determine eligibility for a franchise ownership, though, Sterling may not have much of a case, and may decide to save his money and make a fortune on the sale instead. Magic Johnson and his Guggenheim Partners would probably be interested in buying the franchise and it would be better public relations to have Johnson end up as managing partner for the club, but Geffen’s wealth gives him a big edge, especially if the league acts quickly. Geffen could always combine forces with Johnson and his partners, too.


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Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Pot. Kettle. Black.

And the enablers are upset because they didn’t get a slice of Sterling’s pie–yet. Should be real interesting to see how the shakedown talks go over with the NBA to get some of that $2.5 million pie AND some kind of ownership/partnership of the Clippers.

Newtie and the Beauty on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

I can’t wait for them to be deposed. It will be hilarious.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

It was a racket from the beginning.

BTW good for you to pull your head out of your a** sometime.

the_nile on April 30, 2014 at 1:05 PM

See and that’s where you lose me (and lose all potential black supporters of conservatism). To say the NAACP was a “racket from the beginning” is either evidence of intense malice or idiocy on a grand scale. Neither are very attractive.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Bump

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 1:46 PM

Also, as for who will buy the team, I’m betting the NBA doesn’t want another white guy owner in order to further placate the mob. It’ll probably be Magic Johnson. Or Oprah.

changer1701 on April 30, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Prominent rich, white, male, TV talk-show host says black people need to die.

Oh wait:

So in Winfrey’s view, it’s older white people that are the problem, and once they die, racism ends.

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/11/15/oprah-racists-have-die-racism-end

davidk on April 30, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Hell thawed, rapidamente.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 1:47 PM

(and lose all potential black supporters of conservatism).

Most racist thing posted yet today.

Murphy9 on April 30, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Yet Spike Lee, Louis Farrakhan,and Rev Wright can spew their racist crap about whites and jews but still sit in front row seats and have the so called outraged NBA players kiss their racist asses

HAGGS99 on April 30, 2014 at 1:49 PM

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

So what has kept you on the side of liberalism, the clean and articulate brother in the White House or 50-year Senator Byrd’s(D-KKK) declaration on national television that “there are a lot of white ni**ers out here”?

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Most racist thing posted yet today.

Murphy9 on April 30, 2014 at 1:48 PM

He assumes they are all brainless.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

See and that’s where you lose me (and lose all potential black supporters of conservatism). To say the NAACP was a “racket from the beginning” is either evidence of intense malice or idiocy on a grand scale. Neither are very attractive.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Do you drive while stoned? I bet you get lost a lot.

Here’s a simple question for you. Which of the founding fathers did not subscribe to the communitarian ethos Calhoun deploys to rationalize slavery? *sets sundial*

libfreeordie on August 21, 2013 at 9:30 AM

None. They weren’t nascent Commies like John C. Calhoun, and full blown Commies like you. Don’t you think you need to provide some proof for such a ridiculous smear there Mr. Calhoun? You’re a history perfesser, right?

NotCoach on August 21, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Oh dear God….hold on, give me 10 minutes.

libfreeordie on August 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM

NotCoach on April 30, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Or was it perhaps black civil rights leader Jackson’s comment that New York City was “hymietown”?

I mean if you’re going to opine that all blacks will shun something based on the comments of one person then you have some explaining to do.

Was it known demorat black dude Al Sharpton using the term “Diamond Merchants” when referring to Jews that made liberalism so attractive to you?

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Incremental Marxism.

kingsjester on April 30, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Translation: We want a meeting. And bring your checkbook.

kevinkristy on April 30, 2014 at 1:55 PM

See and that’s where you lose me (and lose all potential black supporters of conservatism). To say the NAACP was a “racket from the beginning” is either evidence of intense malice or idiocy on a grand scale. Neither are very attractive.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

What’s much more attractive apparently is white Democrats running the urban and suburban areas that black lefties blame for their plight in life.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Coach:

Me too! Especially since the highest paid public employee in nearly every state is the Division 1 football/basketball head coach, that puts a pretty high ceiling on my potential salary.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:41 PM

davidk on April 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Wait…you sly fox…you liked Killary’s black-face impression of a negr0 accent when she said “I ain’t no ways taaaarrrddd!”, that’s why you’re a lefty.

You almost had me fooled but I caught on.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:58 PM

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

So what has kept you on the side of liberalism, the clean and articulate brother in the White House or 50-year Senator Byrd’s(D-KKK) declaration on national television that “there are a lot of white ni**ers out here”?

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

I think it is prolly LBJ’s “I’ll have those N****** voting dhimmicRAT for 200 years.”

davidk on April 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM

ANY white person making racist comments should be dealt with swiftly

and severely.

Frank Lib on April 30, 2014 at 12:45 PM

How do you feel about well-known blacks insulting Jews? Or NBA players fathering children by multiple women and not paying child support?

Every registration period it seems like we get lower intelligence liberal trolls. With you I think we hit rock bottom.

bw222 on April 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Bigot Hillary

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Bigot Biden

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Bigot Bill Clinton – see the date

Bill Clinton on Obama: “A Few Years Ago, This Guy Would Have Been Carrying Our Bags”
September 04, 2012

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Bigot and thug extraordinaire, Harry Reid

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:03 PM

See and that’s where you lose me (and lose all potential black supporters of conservatism). To say the NAACP was a “racket from the beginning” is either evidence of intense malice or idiocy on a grand scale. Neither are very attractive.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Yeah, lefties hate accusations of things being a racket.

Just ask Harvard Law’s first professor of color: Elizabeth Lieawatha Warren.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Ya know, I learned a long time ago that you should never let your Mockingbird mouth write checks that your Canary ass can’t cover.

That mean old racist, bigoted, bastard Sterling lives for court fights.

The NBA and Silver just gave that miserable old man 15 more years of purpose to his life.

The NBA is never going to open its “double secret” Constitution and by laws to the courts.

How long will it take for that lifetime ban to get changed to a few years suspension?

The NBA is going to lose this one.

E9RET on April 30, 2014 at 2:14 PM

NAACP: National Association Accepting Cash Payments.

Ricard on April 30, 2014 at 2:15 PM

So what has kept you on the side of liberalism, the clean and articulate brother in the White House or 50-year Senator Byrd’s(D-KKK) declaration on national television that “there are a lot of white ni**ers out here”?

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Every registration period it seems like we get lower intelligence liberal trolls. With you I think we hit rock bottom.

bw222 on April 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM

LOL
funny you’re upset over a satire account, even funnier is comments before yours actually pointed out that it was a purposeful fishing post meant to catch people.

dmacleo on April 30, 2014 at 2:22 PM

One good thing about this squirrel, it has kept the LSM from going 24/7 on the FedEx shooting and their imagined connection between it and Georgia’s ‘guns anywhere bill’.

agmartin on April 30, 2014 at 2:25 PM

For starters let’s consider

1 Conviction without due process
2 Conviction based on illegally obtained evidence

If this were a criminal case it probably would not even reach a grand jury for the tainted evidence alone.

I have no sympathy for Sterling whatsoever. And, to some degree, the NAACP is correct in stating the penalties are not severe. $2.5 million is pocket change to Sterling and an order to sell the team is like being told to lock in a $700 million capital gain (the profit he will take on selling the team). But that’s not the point. This power to fine and fire without due process is giving quasi-regulatory groups such as NCAA and NBA more God-like authority than even the Federal government enjoys.

Also, at least theoretically (fat chance Sterling will get any sympathy from a jury)Sterling can sue his mistress-hooker for the damages incurred as the result of conviction based on evidence she ILLEGALLY gave to a third party.

But the most tragic result of this non-story story is that an angry old fool, suckered by a slut, exploded with racial epithets which garnered more headlines from the liberal media (and even the somewhat dim-witted Hannity joined the chorus)than Benghazi, Fast & Furious, IRS, NSA, Syria and Crimea combined. And 2-3 months from now no one will remember who Sterling is. The story will disappear as quickly as the lost Malaysian 777.

MaiDee on April 30, 2014 at 2:27 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

The little pope

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:27 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Yet, there’s nothing progressive about you.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Ha ha ha.

Then why is it like pulling teeth to get you to criticize the Democrats?

But kudos – you’ve managed to latch on to a 100+ year old ideology with a worse record than the Democrats.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Yet, there’s nothing progressive about you.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Hey – libfree’s ideas are only 100+ years old. Your ideas are like 300 years old. And libfree’s ideas have never been tried before. So shut up.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:29 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Yet, there’s nothing progressive about you.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Well he is a professor so merely being “liberal” would come off as being a right wing nutter on campus.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Make no mistake, the high mucky-mucks at the NAACP, are not appalled by Sterling’s racist remarks, they’re THRILLED with them. Finally they have something real they can sink their teeth into — a doddering old dude who gets upset when his girlie is with virile black men — why, he’s practically a Klan Wizard. The NAACP used to be a proud organization, but has turned into a bunch of far, far left, race baiters. They not only play the race card, they deal from a shoe. They used to fight stereotypes, and now they’ve become one. When real racism rears its ugly head, they’re like a kid in a candy store. They love this stuff.

NevadaD on April 30, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling reiterated to Fox News Wednesday that the team “is not for sale,” likely signaling a looming legal battle with the NBA should his fellow owners try to force a sale over Sterling’s racist remarks.

Opinionator on April 30, 2014 at 2:33 PM

NAACP: Sterling sanctions don’t go far enough

Next time a Black sports figure beats his girlfriend/wife/significant other to a pulp; I’ll be asking the NAACP where they stand on it.

Maybe they expect Sterling to be hung. Or given a lethal injection.

GarandFan on April 30, 2014 at 2:33 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

ROFL

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 2:34 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Hell froze for the 2nd time today.

As I always typed, we are the true liberals/progressives, freedom and equal opportunity for all. Period.

marxists are what they’ve been for a century, with this change. Their new mantra is “Non-workers, unite”.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:36 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

ROFL

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 2:34 PM

You see he’s progressive-marxist.

That distinguishes him from the earlier progressives who were rampant racists and/or fascists.

And from the marxists who killed hundreds of millions of people in order to bring “from each according to his ability, to each according to his need” to reality.

You see, progressive-marxism is different. It’s new and refreshing. And never been tried before.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

That reminds me of the title of Goldberg’s book: Liberal Fascism

NotCoach on April 30, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Also, as for who will buy the team, I’m betting the NBA doesn’t want another white guy owner in order to further placate the mob. It’ll probably be Magic Johnson. Or Oprah. changer1701 on April 30, 2014 at 1:39 PM

That may have been the plan before “record” was even pushed.

“Oprah says Magic wants the team, and, if Oprah says it, it’s probably going to happen. So let’s see: Donald Sterling’s mistress takes Magic Johnson to a Clippers game. And, in the course of complaining about her swanning around with Magic Johnson, Donald Sterling makes some racist remarks. So they take the team away from Donald Sterling and transfer it to …Magic Johnson. Gee, that’s awfully neat.”

Akzed on April 30, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Oprah, Geffen and Johnson are out of luck.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 2:45 PM

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

That reminds me of the title of Goldberg’s book: Liberal Fascism

NotCoach on April 30, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Exactly.

But libfree would never call himself a fascist even though that’s really what he supports.

If you look at the party platforms for the Nazi’s and the fascists in Italy it’s a lefty wish list (except for the nationalism part). The American progressives of those days loved the Nazi party and Mussolini. It was the wave of the future.

And of course the USSR had it’s American defenders on the left as well.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:46 PM

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

They just make it up.

Marxism has some bits that are unpalatable so they gloss it over by saying it would be sprinkled with counteracting good bits, and then Utopia.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 2:50 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

My collie says:

Don’t look now CC, but there’s a participant that just openly admitted that he he/she identifies with the greatest mass murderers in human history.

That what I like about HotAir collie. Even the sociopaths don’t bother trying to hide who they truly are.

CyberCipher on April 30, 2014 at 2:51 PM

They just make it up.

Marxism has some bits that are unpalatable so they gloss it over by saying it would be sprinkled with counteracting good bits, and then Utopia.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Yeah, but it’s not schlubs like you and me making it up. We don’t know what we’re doing. It takes an educated man of wisdom like libfreeordie to order socity to bring utopia. What could go wrong?

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 2:52 PM

WILL THE NAACP and NBAPA GUARANTEE their members won’t beat their wives, get arrested for gun possession or drug possession, DWI, attack fans in the stands or any number of other offenses?

Oh ! And if you don’t like racial slurs GET RID OF THE “COLORED PEOPLE” IN YOUR ORGANIZATIONS NAME!

D.D.Mao on April 30, 2014 at 3:05 PM

To say the NAACP was a “racket from the beginning” is either evidence of intense malice or idiocy on a grand scale.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

I don’t identify as liberal, I identify as progressive-marxist.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 2:17 PM

“Progressive Marxism”? Now there’s your idiocy on a grand scale. Oxymoronic, too. From Marx’s century-ago debunked labor theory of value to Gorbachev’s perestroika, everything about this trash bin of history ideology has been one big retrograde FAIL.

In Russia, they tore down the ubiquitous “Marxism Is Almighty Because It’s True” (V. I. Lenin) banners decades ago. Takes American intellectuals a little longer to catch up.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 3:08 PM

What are they advancing towards?

Murphy9 on April 30, 2014 at 3:12 PM

You mean the Advancement of Colored People, and supporter of the Negro Fund, thinks it is racist to use such words?

That always cracks me up…so sensitive when others use the words, but so quick to allow the use of nig@@@ in the locker room and on the floor…even the music they so worship speaks that nasty word.

Good grief…they probably put their leg in a cast when they stub a toe.

right2bright on April 30, 2014 at 3:13 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

It’s because of people like you…

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Great conversation starter.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Great conversation starter.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 3:17 PM

I’ve never seen the handle, and the post is so obnoxiously stereotypical of leftists, I’m wondering if this is maybe a fishing expedition.

NotCoach on April 30, 2014 at 3:22 PM

That mean old racist, bigoted, bastard Sterling lives for court fights.

The NBA and Silver just gave that miserable old man 15 more years of purpose to his life.

The NBA is never going to open its “double secret” Constitution and by laws to the courts.

How long will it take for that lifetime ban to get changed to a few years suspension?

The NBA is going to lose this one.

E9RET on April 30, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Yep. He’ll use discovery threats to squeeze the NBA’s nuts dry. Should be fun to watch, although the media enthusiasm will probably drop off sharply when the legal infighting starts.

butch on April 30, 2014 at 3:23 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Many of us don’t even subscribe to Facebook, nitwit, but you apparently had some innate need to make an ass of yourself anyway, assuming that the posters here are responsible for unseemly remarks you read elsewhere. Are you really that obtuse?

zoyclem on April 30, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Maybe the NAACP will be satisfied if Sterling is drawn and quartered. That will guarantee his future silence.

Sheesh…

zoyclem on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Never seen you post here before. If so – not a good start.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:37 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Ha ha ha.

Every time a politician or talking head on some talk show says we need to “have a conversation race” it quickly devolves into grievance mongering against “white privilege” (or whatever the theory du joir is) and calling anyone who disagrees with them as racists.

You can’t criticize Obama about how much he golfs without lefties saying that “gold” is some sort of dog whistle.

You guys don’t want to have a conversation about race – you just want to force people to agree with you.

gwelf on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

This bunch (NAACP) will never be satisfied until there’s a complete and total surrender by the white man. And even then…there’ll be an element of suspicion….

Bob Davis on April 30, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Really NAACP? After you accepted the mans money and offered him lifetime achievement awards, NOW you want people to take you seriously? Girl, bye.

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 12:39 PM

You might enjoy this as well (I posted it on another thread yesterday):

The NAACP said today they are still willing to work with Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling despite yanking an offer of a lifetime achievement award over an audio tape containing racist comments that Sterling allegedly made.

At a news conference today, NAACP Los Angeles president Leon Jenkins said that an audio recording that surfaced this weekend on TMZ, which purportedly had Sterling’s voice recorded making racist comments, was “devastating.”

But the organization would be open to talking to Sterling, with whom they’ve worked for nearly 20 years.

“God teaches us to forgive, and the way I look at it, after a sustained period of proof to the African American community that those words don’t reflect his heart, I think there’s room for forgiveness. I wouldn’t be a Christian if I said there wasn’t,” Jenkins said.

“We are negotiating with him about giving more moneys to African American students at UCLA, and so we are in preliminary discussions,” Jenkins said. He also noted, however, they had not spoken since the scandal broke.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/naacp-forgive-clippers-donald-sterling-yanking-award/story?id=23501911

tanked59 on April 30, 2014 at 3:44 PM

You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad.
 
AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

 
So are you referring to black people in Maine, California, or Illinois?

rogerb on April 30, 2014 at 3:45 PM

I told you that Jeantels and obama-phone-ladies registered at HA. It’s more fun than s/b permitted.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

I think property owners should be able to rent or not rent to whomever they want.

bluegill on April 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Pot, meet kettle…

Ricard on April 30, 2014 at 4:22 PM

LYNCH MOB MEDIA hard at work!

Will they go back to Bundy in Nevada next?

PappyD61 on April 30, 2014 at 4:23 PM

UCLA bravely returned a multi million dollar donation from Sterling that was to be used for kidney disease research.
The Clippers players should replace that donation from their own pockets.

Lee Jan on April 30, 2014 at 4:39 PM

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Until blacks stop having a 72% illegitimacy rate (U.S. Census Bureau figure – not FNC), nothing will change. In 1960 (before the War on Poverty), it was 23%.

It isn’t white men impregnating poor black women.

Until black males stop being incarcerated at a much greater rate than those of other races, nothing will change. 39% of all inmates in federal prisons are black (source: Federal Bureau of Prisons – not FNC).

Don’t you just hate it when facts are racist?

bw222 on April 30, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Says the people that were going to give Sterling a Lifetime Achievement Award.

oldennis on April 30, 2014 at 5:35 PM

After taking Sterling’s money, does the NAACP really think it should be the moral arbiter in this case?

oldennis on April 30, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Surprised we haven’t heard about Dems censoring this woman yet

Belleville Councilwoman Marie Strumulo Burke’s alleged racist rant caught on tape

lineholder on April 30, 2014 at 5:54 PM

libfreeordie on April 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM

So what has kept you on the side of liberalism, the clean and articulate brother in the White House or 50-year Senator Byrd’s(D-KKK) declaration on national television that “there are a lot of white ni**ers out here”?

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

I think libfree thinks that the libs have a better sense of fashion than the cons, hence his choice… As for Byrd, he was a crazy 80-year old guy who grew up in racist America, saying crazy, little racist things…Sterling on the other hand doesn’t have that excuse…

jimver on April 30, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Ben Shapiro – “NBA can’t legally terminate Sterling’s ownership”

lineholder on April 30, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Did he write the article before or after the NBA published their formerly secret constitution?

jimver on April 30, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Sounds to me like the NAACP and the left in general are more concerned for the due process and treatment of Clayton Lockett than Donald Sterling.

The irony of an NAACP lynch-mob is staggering.

Dr. King is weeping in his grave.

a5minmajor on April 30, 2014 at 9:10 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

AmlissVess on April 30, 2014 at 3:16 PM

You want a meaningful conversation? Ask yourself why you voted for obama…then answer yourself honestly.

How’s that workin’ for ya?

a5minmajor on April 30, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Is a precedent being set here? Anyone the Left does not approve of can be charged with racism and their business taken. As I recall, Jews who owned businesses in Germany were forced to sell their businesses and property at depressed prices to favored people of the Nazi party. Their only crime was being Jewish while German.

Techster64 on April 30, 2014 at 9:47 PM

It’s because of people like you guys we can’t have decent conversations. It’s always about N this and that and Obama, welfare blah blah blah. Go to the NAACP Facebook page and read the comments. You guys have a view of black people that only exists in your minds and the vile you hear on fox. Too bad. Imagine what we can accomplish if we actually talked to each other.

So, if Sterling had just been willing to talk about race and willingly sell his team, he would have been fine?

Techster64 on April 30, 2014 at 9:50 PM

Hey ! . . . . . . . . . NAA(L)CP ! . . . . . . . . . . .
.

“NO DEBT IS OWED”

listens2glenn on April 30, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Why not just give him another NAACP,AWARD.

woody66 on May 1, 2014 at 8:01 PM

….’ The NAACP in particular has long fought Sterling over his control of the Clippers, and … er, what? They gave him a lifetime achievement award despite their knowledge of his biases and practices?’…

Like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, the NAACP consists of hypocritical racists and shakedown thugs.

dusaa-1975 on May 1, 2014 at 10:37 PM

they want the guy punished more???

what law did he break

what about the firts amendement

you demand he be punished because what he says OFFENDS YOU??

ok
lets ban
all rappers
the congressional BLACK caucus
all dems who say Teabagger
all media liberals who say teabagger
Alec Baldwin for his hateful gay comments.

sniffles1999 on May 2, 2014 at 7:24 AM

they want to PUNISH a guy for expressing his first amendment rights in the privacy of his own home

hello 1984

oh and it was ILLEGIALLY LEAKED to the media

hello mega lawsuit
and all of a sudden some rich minorities are ready to BUY the team

hello conspiracy. . . .

So now we find he has cancer, so they want to STEAL the team fast.

he got lawyers, TMZ better hire some quickly

sniffles1999 on May 2, 2014 at 7:27 AM

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