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'My party is full of racists':
Former Colin Powell aide blasts
GOP after Romney adviser says ex-
Secretary of State is only supporting
Obama because he's black

Daily Mail [UK], by Sam Adams & Snejana Farberov

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 10/27/2012 11:58:11 AM

Colin Powell's former chief of staff publicly blasted the Republican Party and one of Mitt Romney’s top aide as racists over a controversial comment regarding Powell’s endorsement of President Obama. Appearing on Ed Schultz's MSNBC show Friday, retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson said, 'My party is full of racists' in response to John Sununu's remark that the only reason Powell, a Republican who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush, backed the Democratic incumbent is because both men are black. Wilkerson told Schultz that he respected Sununu 'as a Republican,'

I'm really sick of these so called "Republicans." They should just quit and go on over to the Democrats because they sure aren't Republicans. This fool must have not noticed the racists that encompasses the entire Democrat party. s/o


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 10/27/2012 12:01:23 PM     (No. 8967049)

I don't notice Republicans (except purported ones) stoking the racism fires in this election.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/27/2012 12:02:03 PM     (No. 8967053)

~~The mixed-race Mr Obama successfully sold himself in 2008 as a 'post-racial' president who would bridge America’s historic black-white divide.

But a tracking poll for the Washington Post shows the president is struggling to connect with many of the white voters who supported him four years ago.

....It is NOT about his race!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Stlouislaxbros dad, 10/27/2012 12:03:28 PM     (No. 8967056)

And we of course are to pay no attention to the countless African-Americans who say they are voting for Obama "because he is black."

Sorry... I am voting for Romney because of what he stands for. I could care less what Obama's parents looked like.

One benefit of voting for Romney is that eventually all these false charges of racism will be rendered moot...and MSNBC will have nothing at all to talk about.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Calico Al, 10/27/2012 12:06:55 PM     (No. 8967068)

FTA:'My party is full of racists':--- Isn't he a democrat now?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 10/27/2012 12:07:31 PM     (No. 8967069)

Then change parties nitwit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Revolution76, 10/27/2012 12:09:42 PM     (No. 8967074)

This is all an attempt to tap back into the white guilt that helped Obama get elected in 2008. It isn't going to work.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Tucker, 10/27/2012 12:12:12 PM     (No. 8967078)

Sorry ... but when many blacks have themselves said they voted for and will vote again for Obama is because he's black. Why are we not allowed to say the truth without being lambasted by the press? Oh, never mind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 10/27/2012 12:14:08 PM     (No. 8967087)

This nitwit doesn't know that the party of racism is the Democratic Party? The Democrats own slavery, Jim Crow laws, Gov's Orval Faubus, George Wallace and LBJ. I could go on, but I won't. Besides, MSNBC?? Probably 17 people watched this? One channel I never watch.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: devnull, 10/27/2012 12:14:37 PM     (No. 8967091)

yeah, you. Seriously, you expect me to believe you are voting for President Obama based on his record? Really? How dumb do you think I am? For that matter, how dumb are you?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: leftcoastmom, 10/27/2012 12:15:51 PM     (No. 8967100)

Powell said he is a republican, doesn't believe in liberal policies....so why is he voting for Obama? We all know why...powell is a racist biggot who let Scooter Libby be destroyed. I loathe powell.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy, 10/27/2012 12:18:16 PM     (No. 8967106)

Colin went conservative when he was trying to sell his latest book...how many did he sell ?????two....

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Newtsche, 10/27/2012 12:19:23 PM     (No. 8967110)

So BiteMe was right about the chains? And here we've been laughing at him. I feel just awful.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nicholveski, 10/27/2012 12:23:21 PM     (No. 8967120)

As Ex military, there is virtually alway a trueism when it comes to a Chiefs of Staff assignment.

For that job, you don't usually ever get it unlsees you are a suckee.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 10/27/2012 12:31:12 PM     (No. 8967140)

As long as Obama is a prohibative favorite of the media he will have Powell's endorsement. Powell has always made John McCain look like a rank amateur when it comes to sucking up to the mainstream media.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/27/2012 12:34:54 PM     (No. 8967152)

It would appear that the race card is the only card General Steppanfetchit has.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 10/27/2012 12:35:26 PM     (No. 8967153)

''General Powell continued as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs during the first months of the Clinton administration, publicly disagreeing with President Clinton over the President's plan to permit gay men and women to serve in the military, although he eventually accepted a compromise on the issue.''


Well, at least he didn't call Powell a homophobe./S

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/27/2012 12:36:33 PM     (No. 8967154)

Way past time for a GOP Colin-cleansing.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jeffblair, 10/27/2012 12:37:06 PM     (No. 8967158)

Why did Sununu open this can of worms?

If, as Sununu says, Colin Powell has " .. got a slightly different reason" for preferring President Obama, can we also say that Sununu has the same "slightly different reason" (not based on issues) for supporting Romney?

Perhaps Sununu should stop talking to the media, because he sometimes seems have he dreaded foot-in-mouth disease.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Flipper3, 10/27/2012 12:38:56 PM     (No. 8967165)

It's true. Why else would he support Obama?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/27/2012 12:48:57 PM     (No. 8967198)

There is no reason for Powell to support the Marxist other than skin color, and Powell's aide believes otherwise, then he should find another "party."

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Reply 21 - Posted by: krause, 10/27/2012 12:49:45 PM     (No. 8967201)

Well, let's name some names. Also, if less whites are for him now than in 2008, what does that mean. They weren't racist in 2008, but now they are racist?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/27/2012 12:50:04 PM     (No. 8967202)

Wilkerson has an interesting bio. His hatred for Bush and Cheney was intense. He was also apparently in favor of cutting a deal with Iran that would allow them to "assist" with post-war Iraq. I haven't fact-checked it, but it's unbelievable if true.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 10/27/2012 12:50:18 PM     (No. 8967204)

Never could stand powell - love Sununu - he
says what he thinks and nine out of ten times I agree with him. He goes straight to the point and doesn't waffle around. Bammy is the worst prez in the history of our country and if the dumb powell doesn't realize that, he must agree with the Benghazi killings where his choice for prez did fund raising and sleeping.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: WIBadger, 10/27/2012 12:52:45 PM     (No. 8967211)

Fine. I'm a 'racist'. Whatever works for ya'....

Next ?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 10/27/2012 1:13:16 PM     (No. 8967263)

The biggest racist in the GOP is Colin Powell.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Emerson, 10/27/2012 1:22:10 PM     (No. 8967284)

Has this weak man ever had an original thought?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/27/2012 1:22:36 PM     (No. 8967287)

Colin Powell is not in the GOP. Booted.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JimS, 10/27/2012 1:35:53 PM     (No. 8967319)

Colon (sp.) Powell needs to just shut up and get to the back of the Dem plantation bus.

Everyone knows that Colon (sp.) was a Diversity Hire. He advanced in the military because of racial quotas. He was a mediocre general and a lousy secretary of state; he left all the Dem partisans from the Clinton administration in place at State, continually undercut and backstabbed GWB, leaked sensitive stuff the press per his agenda, and left Scooter Libby out to dry for his/Armitage's own misdeed.
He is a man without honor.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: gesundheit, 10/27/2012 1:48:38 PM     (No. 8967345)

Colin Powell is a Republican in the same sense that Benedict Arnold was an American.

If Republicans are more racist than Democrats, why were the first two African-American Secretaries of State, including Colin Powell, appointed by a Republican rather than a Democratic president? And why is the only current African-American Supreme Court Justice a Republican who was appointed by a Republican president?

As for African-Americans in general, during the last year of Republican George Bush's presidency, 2008, the Black unemployment rate was 10.1%, while during the last full year of Democrat Barack Obama's presidency, 2011, the Black unemployment rate was more than fifty percent higher at 15.8%.

The only group that should be eager for such statistics to continue is the truly racist Ku Klux Klan. Yet Colin Powell is trying to do everything possible to accommodate their hopes by re-electing the best President the Ku Klux Klan has had since Democrat Woodrow Wilson segregated Federal Buildings and jobs after 50 years of integration -- Barack Obama.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: miceal, 10/27/2012 1:53:43 PM     (No. 8967354)

Just remember, "the Colin is located close to the Anus." There's a mental picture for ya'...

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/27/2012 2:02:27 PM     (No. 8967379)

Powell must have been denied a prominent roll in the Romney Ryan administration.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/27/2012 2:04:35 PM     (No. 8967386)

Remember the wave of Clinton Rhinos that flooded the GOP ? Looks like Powell is one of them.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/27/2012 2:09:16 PM     (No. 8967392)

Supporting Obama's worldview is worse than supporting him because of his skin color. That worldview is the antithesis of everything that uniform, that these men wore, represents.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: clw54, 10/27/2012 2:23:17 PM     (No. 8967440)

Blacks often complain there aren't enough blacks in positions. Elected office, debate moderator, you name it. If it's mostly white, it's not right.

Then when they endorse another black for a position, they get bent out of shape if somebody suggests color is a factor.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/27/2012 2:39:53 PM     (No. 8967476)

RINO is too good a word for Powell.
And with his aide Wilkerson appearing on the excrable Ed Schultz Show, we need know no more in order to assess him either.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: theLuz, 10/27/2012 4:04:46 PM     (No. 8967665)

ok, I am laughing now. The only reason he is supporting BO is because he is black. I would call that a racist outcome.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/28/2012 7:53:18 AM     (No. 8968870)

22, that was the perfect retort.

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A Georgia Tech graduate student who set himself on fire while apparently experimenting with bomb-making elements in his apartment last month has died, officials confirmed Thursday. Saamer Akhshabi, an Iranian national, had burns on more than 90 percent of his body following the February 4 explosion in his apartment near the university, where Akhshabi was studying in the College of Computing. [Snip] ´The FBI has relayed that, to date, they have not developed any information or evidence indicating criminal intent in this investigation.´ Law enforcement officials determined that Akhshabi wasn´t a threat to the Georgia Tech community, but it remains

´What´s the chance of two ex-Navy SEALs
turning up dead in the same room?´
Family and friends demand U.S. investigation
into mystery ´hookers and heroin´ deaths
on ship made famous by Captain Philips

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Daily Mail [UK], by Paul Thompson    Original Article
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Disbelieving family and friends of an ex-Navy SEAL who died of an apparent drugs overdose on the ship made famous in the movie Captain Phillips are convinced of a ´cover-up´ and have called for a US investigation into his death, MailOnline can reveal today. The body of Mark Kennedy, a super fit, highly-decorated member of the elite fighting force, was found inside a cabin on the cargo ship Maersk Alabama - the vessel involved in a 2009 hijacking that ended with Somali pirates shot dead by SEALs. Another former SEAL, Jeffrey Reynolds, was found alongside him, also dead from a suspected drug

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