Black Lives Matter co-founder threatens to “shut down” GOP convention

posted at 12:01 pm on July 27, 2015 by Jazz Shaw

Who exactly is running things over at the top secret headquarters of the Black Lives Matter movement, assuming that such even exists? There seems to be some confusion on the messaging. You may recall that when Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors seized the stage from Martin O’Malley at Netroots Nation after the candidate was foolish enough to say that all human lives matter, she prefaced her comments as follows:

“It’s not like we like shutting (expletive deleted) down, but we have to,”

So they don’t like shutting **** down unless there’s no other choice. Fair enough, I suppose. But that was way back in the distant past… at least a couple of weeks. Today things are different, and when the subject came up again Patrisse was singing a bit of a different tune. (Examiner)

“And we — many folks have asked why would you go after the Democratic party? They’re on our side. What about the Republican party? And trust and believe that any opportunity we have to shut down a Republican convention, we will,” she said. We will make sure that our voices are made loud and clear. And we also want to be clear that the Democratic party isn’t off the hook.”

It’s unclear whether Ms. Cullors was referring to the Republican National Convention next summer in Ohio or if she was simply confused and meant to speak to the debates coming up next month. Either way, the agenda seems clear, at least for today. If they can shut down any discussion not directly speaking to the one subject they wish to discuss, they will do so. No other issues have any relevance.

Of course, there’s more than a little confusion on any number of subjects when it comes to Patrisse. She started off her diatribe with a reference which has long since been rendered to the dustbins of fake history.

The statement was made after she was asked what she would like to see from candidates running for president. Cullors said she wants candidates to “actually call movement leaders” and arrange meetings to “have a conversation with us about what’s happened this last year since the murder of Mike Brown.”

As the Examiner article goes on to note, this took place during a panel discussion on MSNBC and none of the other hosts on the set bothered attempting to correct her. But she’s speaking to an audience which apparently inhabits an alternate universe to begin with. While there are certainly some questionable cases of the use of deadly force which merit investigation, Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri is not one of them. Not only did a grand jury reach that conclusion, but both Barack Obama and Eric Holder arrived at the same finding. Diverse media voices as far to the left as Jonathan Capehart have written off that case and reluctantly admitted that Officer Darren Wilson acted completely appropriately on that fateful day.

And yet none of that matters to Ms. Cullors and her followers. They’ve already closed the history books on that particular chapter and in their minds Michael Brown was some sort of saint who was martyred on the alter of social justice. And this is the discussion they plan to have. If you have other ideas, the discussion shall be terminated… forcefully if need be. So remember, kids; black lives matter. Your concerns do not.


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Bmore.

Judge_Dredd on July 27, 2015 at 8:35 PM

Judge_Dredd

Bmore on July 27, 2015 at 8:37 PM

The idiots are protesting at the wrong convention. It’s the Democrats keeping them enslaved to welfare and dependence on govt while their communities continue to fall further into disrepair by voting for the same Democrats.

Yakko77 on July 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Clemenza to Michael (The Godfather): “These things gotta happen every five years or so, ten years. Helps to get rid of the bad blood. Been ten years since the last one. You know, you gotta stop them at the beginning. Like they should have stopped Hitler at Munich, they should never let him get away with that, they was just asking for trouble.”

Find the obvious parallels.

senrex on July 27, 2015 at 8:54 PM

Bmore.

Judge_Dredd on July 27, 2015 at 8:35 PM

Judge_Dredd

Bmore on July 27, 2015 at 8:37 PM

Now I’m dizzy. I stood on my head to make sense of this cause my phone kept flipping. Stupid phone.

SpongePuppy on July 27, 2015 at 8:56 PM

May I be frank?
What does a puppy need with a phone?

Judge_Dredd on July 27, 2015 at 9:03 PM

Yakko77 on July 27, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Reality and facts are immaterial for sycophants and apparatchiks who profit from keeping their brothers and sisters trapped in cycles of dependency – and victims of the left’s odious identity political agenda.

Athos on July 27, 2015 at 9:05 PM

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 8:05 PM

Ollie, greatest musical band ever?

Bmore on July 27, 2015 at 9:43 PM

“And we — many folks have asked why would you go after the Democratic party? They’re on our side. What about the Republican party? And trust and believe that any opportunity we have to shut down a Republican convention, we will,” she said. We will make sure that our voices are made loud and clear.”

Soros ho earning her pay. #CutTheDamCheck

Jeff2161 on July 27, 2015 at 10:00 PM

I think Black Lives Lose Again will find it’s a little bit harder to shut down the GOP convention than it is to do a ‘mob & rob’ on the 7/11.

M240H on July 27, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Ms. Cullors owes it to herself and her people to learn a little history; a few facts:

1 – The Republican Party was founded to oppose slavery

2 – Abraham Lincoln was a Republican president

3 – It was the Republicans in the Senate in 1965 who got the Civil Rights Act passed – a higher % of Republicans supported it than democrats. Just b/c Johnson was president would not have been enough.

4 – A Republican was the first black US senator (http://time.com/3714088/hiram-revels/)
4-a – First ELECTED black US Senator was a Republican – http://time.com/3714088/hiram-revels/

5 – A Republican appointed the first woman to the US Supreme Court – http://www.supremecourt.gov/visiting/SandraDayOConnor.aspx

Maybe she ought to ask why the democrats trap her people in bad housing, control their wages – it is absolutely pathetic that blacks don’t know what Republicans did. To support democrats b/c they use welfare to control where you live, what you buy, your poor schools, NO school choice – well, what’s really important, Ms. Cullers?

MN J on July 27, 2015 at 10:01 PM

Bring it!

claudius on July 27, 2015 at 10:11 PM

If you have other ideas, the discussion shall be terminated… forcefully if need be.

Ms Cullors should be advised that option WORKS BOTH WAYS.

But then, she is probably also unclear on the concept that RESPECT IS A TWO-WAY STREET.

GarandFan on July 27, 2015 at 11:54 PM

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 8:05 PM

There is really something wrong with you. Seriously wrong. First you post this:

Looks like racial tensions are high in Cleveland thanks to aggressive cops assaulting peaceful protesters.

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 5:23 PM

With a link to this:

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/protesters-rally-against-cleveland-police

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 5:22 PM

Then you say this:

Did you even watch the video! It looked like Selma! Those brave protesters saving a 14 year old from the fate of Tamir Rice. This was just yesterday this happened!

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 5:43 PM

Then you throw out this:

The rank and file of Cleveland PD are Republican racist Poles…. That’s the only explanation for thinking a 13year old kid was 32.

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 6:53 PM

To which I correctly respond:

And where did the “13 year old kid was 32″ come from? Wasn’t anywhere in the story. And the kid was 14, so you couldn’t get either number right. Look, you’re just not bright. Making up crap isn’t going to work around here.

And your comeback is…???

Tamir Rice was 13 years old. I guess you already forgot about him. Black lives matter unless you forget so soon.

OliverB on July 27, 2015 at 8:05 PM

So let’s walk through this. 1) you start of with nonsense about Katrina, 2) you inject some incident that occurred yesterday, 3) your ADHD kicks in and now you say you were actually talking about something that happened last November, and 4) you still can’t get Tamir Rice’s age right. I hope you haven’t reproduced, because there’s got to be a Darwin award in your future.

dorkintheroad on July 28, 2015 at 12:06 AM

CHUDI!!!!!!

Indiana Jim on July 27, 2015 at 1:04 PM

I miss Chudi. Well, OK, I sortof wonder what happened to Chudi. I don’t really miss it.

GWB on July 27, 2015 at 1:53 PM

Chudi! actually showed up last week, in the first Trump VS McCain thread. I actually gave him a A+

Del Dolemonte on July 28, 2015 at 12:08 AM

We must shut down the Republican Party, since they run Baltimore. Wha? they don’t?

It’s almost like there is some other agenda…..

MTinMN on July 28, 2015 at 12:27 PM

I am as happy as can be. Why these idiot Republicans (Establishment Republican’s for sure, idiots all) would take their convention to a one party city that has been dying and has now even been taken over by Washington DC control. I cant believe that they were unable to see this. Did they really think or expect Blacks to act normal or respectful. These people “God bless” them just cant do that, they are what they are they act like they act. It is never going to change. They are what they are.

pwb on July 28, 2015 at 2:52 PM

The topic pic looks like the founder of Orange Lives Matter.

justltl on July 29, 2015 at 1:42 AM

Black lives do not matter if white lives do not matter. Simple as that. If they want us to go away we should help them go away

fgmorley on July 29, 2015 at 7:08 AM

When the RNC decides to place the convention in a democrat city, a democrat county, and what is arguably now a democrat state, sorry, but they are asking for trouble. Why do they always seem to want to reward the enemy?

CTimbo on July 29, 2015 at 9:31 AM

Whatever else these Black Lives Matter folks are, they are the enemies of liberty.

claudius on July 29, 2015 at 9:33 AM

BlackLivesMatter is a joke. Why are they aborting most of their kids??? Because the Democrats don’t take good enough care of them??? If they really cared about black lives they would stop calling themselves black as if they were victims, get off their duffs, and work for their future.

I married a woman from Botswana who thinks these American Negroes are nothing but whiners, feeling sorry for themselves, depending upon the white guilt-ridden Democrat politicians to support their lazy lifestyle.

And you all can go to hell if you think I am going to apologize or give reparations for the despicable slavery conditions that existed in yesteryear. It’s over, so get over it.

fgmorley on July 29, 2015 at 11:19 AM

“And we — many folks have asked why would you go after the Democratic party? They’re on our side. What about the Republican party? And trust and believe that any opportunity we have to shut down a Republican convention, we will,” she said. We will make sure that our voices are made loud and clear. And we also want to be clear that the Democratic party isn’t off the hook.”

Party of Lincoln, the one that ended slavery in the US, the one that voted for CRA in much larger numbers, evil.

Party of the Klan, the party of Bull Connor, the party of Jim Crow, may not be off the hook.

Historical revision complete.

applebutter on July 29, 2015 at 3:13 PM

You arent shutting down jack diddly squat, racist black democrat clown.

TX-96 on July 29, 2015 at 7:40 PM

The irony here is that they should be targeting the DNC but they’re too dumb to realize it…

snoozinglion on July 30, 2015 at 3:32 PM

Chicago Activists Unchained, Destroy Black Leadership

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUSRZo1BE5o

snoozinglion on July 30, 2015 at 3:34 PM

This thread is posted July 27, It is now July 31. How long are you going to leave this up there? Don’t you have something more important to talk about? Can’t you get another picture? This broad has not only had 15 minutes of fame.but four days. Or, has Jazz found a new love?

Old Country Boy on July 31, 2015 at 8:21 AM

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