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PBS’s Gwen Ifill: ‘There’s a
New Civil-Rights Movement’
Beginning in Ferguson

National Review Online, by Ryan Lovelace

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 8/25/2014 11:22:47 AM

On NBC’s Meet the Press, guest Gwen Ifill of PBS called the unrest and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., the beginning of a “new civil-rights movement.” “There’s a new civil-rights movement which has sprung up,” Ifill said. “These young people in the streets, these young people who created a social-media movement around Michael Brown, they’re not saying pass a law, they’re saying enforce the current ones.” But some people have called for new laws, and later in the program, Reverend Al Sharpton said, “Our demonstrations must lead to legislation.” Sharpton went on to say that, “We must turn this moment into

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/25/2014 11:26:30 AM     (No. 9980042)

Robbing stores and attacking policeman is not a civil right!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: reilly, 8/25/2014 11:31:46 AM     (No. 9980050)


She´s a color-blinded black woman whose been affirmative-actioned her whole career.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/25/2014 11:36:07 AM     (No. 9980059)

The liberal Democrats and the black socialists could care less how many young blacks rob, loot, and shoot each other, the liberal Democrat and black socialist focus now is to manipulate the Michael Brown situation into some sort of a civil rights upraising to encourage black folks to vote for the Democrats in the November election.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: melanie, 8/25/2014 11:38:04 AM     (No. 9980065)

The Gwen Ifills of the world don´t oppose racial bigotry and lynching. They just want to be the ones doing it. They don´t want justice, they want revenge.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 8/25/2014 11:38:12 AM     (No. 9980066)

Apparently based on mob violence, arson, rioting and demands for free stuff. It true then very sad.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/25/2014 11:44:26 AM     (No. 9980084)

Rioting and looting are their way of lashing out at Obama.

Black unrest is at record levels because Black families have been devastated by this President´s policies. Since they cannot lash out at a black president - they find another excuse to riot.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/25/2014 11:48:02 AM     (No. 9980094)

Go away Gwen, your stupid is showing.
This may come as a total surprise to you, but white Police Officers have civil rights too, as do store owners.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cactusmike, 8/25/2014 11:48:11 AM     (No. 9980095)

the cleaning lady speaks.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/25/2014 11:50:05 AM     (No. 9980100)

must be a new movement as it is certainly not

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hybernicus, 8/25/2014 11:51:01 AM     (No. 9980105)

What new rights are you looking for, Gwen? Plasma TVs, Nike shoes, welfare babies, abortions, not having to work? Or the right to intimidate and beat up on those who are weaker than you?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/25/2014 11:54:11 AM     (No. 9980115)

Of course she is pushing this. This BGI harridan is a parasite who feeds off of "civil rights movements" aka race riots, mayhem, burning, and looting

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Reply 12 - Posted by: craige, 8/25/2014 11:57:18 AM     (No. 9980126)

Hucksters and right brainers jump on such events. Sharpton and Jackson are in it for the money. Author seeks affirmation of her worldview.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Smart11344, 8/25/2014 12:08:54 PM     (No. 9980152)

Gwen,don´tcha know a mind is a terrible thing to waste? Or did you ever have one to waste?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mainelysane, 8/25/2014 12:10:07 PM     (No. 9980155)

Yes...strong arm thievery is a Right!


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Reply 15 - Posted by: dman, 8/25/2014 12:13:22 PM     (No. 9980164)

You can take them out of the Sixties ..

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/25/2014 12:15:38 PM     (No. 9980170)

Most frightening is that the GOP will surely allow Ifilll to serve as a debate moderator in 2016. "Tell me, Mr. Repub, why do you and your fellow Republicans want to deny poor people food, housing and healthcare? And, why didn´t you condemn George W Bush for starting wars against followers of the Muslim faith? And as follow-up, why do you insist on controlling the bodies of American women?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/25/2014 12:22:11 PM     (No. 9980180)

Yes twit, lets examine the initial confrontation. We have young adults proudly walking down the middle of the road. We then have a police car drive by and tell the youths to get on the sidewalk, an order defiantly refused. Would the cops have done the same if it were 10 year old or a 60 year old of any race or sex? Yes, no civil rights violation.

Then after a radio call about a strong arm robbery there is a second interaction the results in a scuffle and a discharged weapon. Is it a civil rights violation to get out of your police car to talk to two youths about a robbery? No. Is it a civil rights violation to try to pull your gun when your suspect puts hands on you? No.

Then there is the final interaction with both Brown and Williams out of the car. Is it a violation of civil rights for the cop to say stop? No.

The questionable behavior is all owned by Brown. He defiantly refused to get on the sidewalk. When Williams brought his car alongside, he became confrontational. When the gun discharged, he ran, which is his only reasonable response of the evening. But then he changed his mind and became confrontational again. Why did he decide to try to bulldoze an already angry cop with gun already drawn?

Was this the combination of culture and drugs?



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Reply 18 - Posted by: turninggrey, 8/25/2014 12:32:31 PM     (No. 9980205)

Groupthink. Freedom is slavery.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/25/2014 12:51:01 PM     (No. 9980239)

I believe there may be. Whites have had it up to their necks with all the P>C> and victimization agendas and simply may not take it any longer. The" new movement " will be Whites no longer catering to these agendas and no longer electing unqualified minority members simply out of feelings of guilt. Those who voted for the current President because they wanted to give a Black person a chance to show how capable he is have found out the hard way it wasn´t to be. He has let down EVERYONE, of all colors. My opinions.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: uno, 8/25/2014 12:51:34 PM     (No. 9980244)

I agree Gwen. Just like the Øbamboozler´s rolled back the Middle East to 1938, he has moved Civil Rights back to 1964!


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Reply 21 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/25/2014 1:04:52 PM     (No. 9980266)

I am pretty sure that there are already plenty of laws on the books saying that, if you physically attack a police officer, he has the right to defend himself with his gun if necessary.

What other legislation can possibly come out of this based on the actual facts of this situation?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bkt23, 8/25/2014 1:21:48 PM     (No. 9980293)

You try that nonsense going on in Ferguson anywhere near me and I´ll liberate your posterior right into the afterlife.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 8/25/2014 1:29:26 PM     (No. 9980302)

Note to Gwen, it´s call the Watts Riot Freedoms.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Black Knight, 8/25/2014 1:29:50 PM     (No. 9980303)

This rush to judgment is multiplying CIVIL WRONGS, not Civil Rights.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: belwhatter, 8/25/2014 1:58:50 PM     (No. 9980372)

Rush Limbaugh took her apart phrase by phrase - Having heard his program before reading L Dotters opinions, you are all right on the mark and didn´t miss a single point.Gwen Ifill must one of PBS´ affirmative action hires.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bobn.t, 8/25/2014 1:59:27 PM     (No. 9980374)

The problem with black America is too many blacks in America. None would be the perfect number.
Relocate them to a black reservation where they can continue to kill themselves. Chicago would be a great location.
What would we call a black reservation?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 8/25/2014 2:08:14 PM     (No. 9980384)

I hope she gets the dates right on this one--I remember her tweeting a mocking message about Palin getting the date wrong on the Boston Tea Party (Palin was correct and Ifill was the one who was wrong)--Ifill never apologized or admitted she was wrong, she just deleted the tweet. But not before it was captured by news outlets. Sometimes technology is a good thing. Ha!!

There is still racism around, but most of us know in our hearts and show in our actions the truth that we are all one race, rich varying shades and tones of pale to dark brown, all beautiful and equal. My son knows when and if he marries, his wife will be very light or very dark, or somewhere in between. It does not matter. Our heritages and histories and values and faith are all unique and important but physical characteristics? It´s a no brainer. The Left enjoys dividing us up into classes and colors and putting the blame on everyone but themselves.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: varjo, 8/25/2014 3:18:18 PM     (No. 9980482)

When MLK stated,

"Free at last. Free at last"

He didn´t mean a box of cigars pilfered from a local convenience store.

It used be civil rights, now it´s civil riots.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/25/2014 3:35:42 PM     (No. 9980509)

#25, was there ever any doubt?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: rowbear, 8/25/2014 4:16:16 PM     (No. 9980567)

Ms. Ifill, enforcing the law is a good idea. OBEYING the law would be even better.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/25/2014 4:33:17 PM     (No. 9980591)

Well Gwen, only if you consider a riot and thugs looting stores a civil right. Get a life moron!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Muguy, 8/25/2014 5:06:28 PM     (No. 9980637)

Time for the ´justice brothers´ to initiate another round of shakedowns?

How about a crusade to show how wrong it is to steal, how much of a waste it is to allow able bodied persons to sit on their butts and let someone else dictate who they should live?

Letting a few malcontents ruin the promise of liberty, responsibility and freedom to do something beside sit around and complain?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/26/2014 12:53:38 AM     (No. 9981205)

Yeah, Gwen, I get a "new movement" every morning.

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Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which was first diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday. Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which

California’s next big political fight:
Plastic grocery bags

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Washington Post, by Reid Wilson    Original Article
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Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
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The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good


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