Steele: No reason for black GOP base

Apr 22, 2010 Full story: Politico 17

RNC Chairman Michael Steele was asked Tuesday night during a speech to roughly 200 students at DePaul University why African-Americans should vote for GOP candidates.

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lol

Baltimore, MD

#1 Apr 22, 2010
Who in the world would be scared of Steele.I think he may be letting his last name get in the way of who he thinks he is.He's a hot mess and very laughable to others.He thinks he's something he;s not so the joke is on him.
Boogie Beater

United States

#3 Apr 22, 2010
Please do not induce the kneegers to join the Republican Party. Blacks eff up absolutely everything they come in contact with. Do not let them ruin the only political party which advocates hard work and self sufficiency.

If you run a bunch of jigs in to our party they might make us wish to be on welfare like they are.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#4 Apr 22, 2010
lol wrote:
Who in the world would be scared of Steele.I think he may be letting his last name get in the way of who he thinks he is.He's a hot mess and very laughable to others.He thinks he's something he;s not so the joke is on him.
Michael Steele is the Chairman of the RNC, probably chosen by the white Republican machine as their answer--their "black" alternative--to Barack Obama.
I doubt Steele would have that position if the Republican didn't find him useful as a black face on their reactionary and racist politics.
Now the question is one of whether Steele will get himself in trouble on account of his moment of uncharacteristic candor at De Paul University.
Midnight Toker

Battle Creek, MI

#5 Apr 22, 2010
Steele is a moron as are the rest of these right wing corporate drones who are to stupid to see they just further the present oligarchy. The democrats are not liberals they are just another corporate owned entity but to a lesser degree.

Really no party who wants REAL equality wants negroes for anything than a vote because negroes don't want equality they want prefential treatment. So equality seeking individuals don't want this PC mindset.

Negroes vote based on who looks like them not who's policy would benefit the masses. Thats not equality.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#6 Apr 22, 2010
Midnight Toker wrote:
Steele is a moron as are the rest of these right wing corporate drones who are to stupid to see they just further the present oligarchy. The democrats are not liberals they are just another corporate owned entity but to a lesser degree.
Really no party who wants REAL equality wants negroes for anything than a vote because negroes don't want equality they want prefential treatment. So equality seeking individuals don't want this PC mindset.
Negroes vote based on who looks like them not who's policy would benefit the masses. Thats not equality.
Well Steele is MORE INTELLIGENT than the average conservative Republican....Of course, that would be true even if he was a moron. LOL!
And as far as my (and any intelligent person's) reading of American history and culture show, "preferential treatment" has always been "for whites only."
Wow

Centereach, NY

#7 Apr 22, 2010
Midnight Toker wrote:
Steele is a moron as are the rest of these right wing corporate drones who are to stupid to see they just further the present oligarchy. The democrats are not liberals they are just another corporate owned entity but to a lesser degree.
Really no party who wants REAL equality wants negroes for anything than a vote because negroes don't want equality they want prefential treatment. So equality seeking individuals don't want this PC mindset.
Negroes vote based on who looks like them not who's policy would benefit the masses. Thats not equality.
Based on what's best for the majority and not the minority? While waiting for it all to somehow magically "trickle down" on the masses. You people never change. Broken records.
Wow

Centereach, NY

#8 Apr 22, 2010
Don't hold your breath. AFrican Americans will never be members of a party that has such contempt for them.
Midnight Toker

Battle Creek, MI

#9 Apr 22, 2010
Savant wrote:
<quoted text>
Well Steele is MORE INTELLIGENT than the average conservative Republican....Of course, that would be true even if he was a moron. LOL!
And as far as my (and any intelligent person's) reading of American history and culture show, "preferential treatment" has always been "for whites only."
Steele is no more intelligent than Palin really. American history had a preference for whites now that ideology has spread to negroes who want entitlements not equality. Preferential treatment can bee seen in most negro ideology from what people can "say" to what racism "is" to some misguided white guilt attempt to help the "struggling" negro who wont help himself.

Its BS!
Midnight Toker

Battle Creek, MI

#10 Apr 22, 2010
Wow wrote:
<quoted text>Based on what's best for the majority and not the minority? While waiting for it all to somehow magically "trickle down" on the masses. You people never change. Broken records.
The masses don't get anything the corporations and oligarchy do! 50% of the wealth in the US is controlled by less than 5% of the population. Hence the oligarchy. The rest is wasted in bureaucracy and pilfered from that. Whites earn what they have unless they are part of the family oligarchy i.e. corporate America.

Trickle down economics is a absurd right wing principle for corporations to own and control at the expense of others. You don't know jack about shit and don't understand that negroes are adopting these same right wing principles in attitude financial and otherwise of which they are supposed to have what they don't earn. The same EXACT thing the top 1% do!

Negroes vote purely on self interest the same as large corporate comglomerates do with the bribe money to elected officials. No difference. Just different results.

“Conformity Sucks”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#11 Apr 22, 2010
Midnight Toker wrote:
<quoted text>
Steele is no more intelligent than Palin really. American history had a preference for whites now that ideology has spread to negroes who want entitlements not equality. Preferential treatment can bee seen in most negro ideology from what people can "say" to what racism "is" to some misguided white guilt attempt to help the "struggling" negro who wont help himself.
Its BS!
You gotta see this controversial video before it's yanked from the internet. click: http://la-gun.com/manning/

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#12 Apr 23, 2010
Midnight Toker wrote:
<quoted text>
Steele is no more intelligent than Palin really. American history had a preference for whites now that ideology has spread to negroes who want entitlements not equality. Preferential treatment can bee seen in most negro ideology from what people can "say" to what racism "is" to some misguided white guilt attempt to help the "struggling" negro who wont help himself.
Its BS!
Steele is FAR more intelligent than Sarah Palin. Of cousre, so is my nephew's pet turtle. LOL!
Actually, I hold him responsible for his right alliances both becasue he is intelligent enough to know better, to know how disastrous right wing policies are.
And he certainly knows that such policies are even more disastrous for Brown and Black people. But his CLASS interests trumps COMMON INTERESTS.
As for entitlements, unless you're referring to white privilege, they do not exist. They're sort of like fairies, ghosts and goblins.
America is a country in which the DOMINANT group--in politics, economics, academia, etc---ARE and has ever been WHITE.
As for as the "struggling negro who won't help himself"--Blacks have spent most our labor buidling WHITE WEALTH and POWER.
Even now blacks do a disproportionate amount of the hardest, dirties work for the lowest wages.
Now we claim a share to the wealth that WE have created with blood and toil.
Also, numerous studies have shown since at least the 1960s (if not earlier) that a larger per centage of blacks than whites believe in EQUALITY (white more often seeing it as opposite of liberty, while blacks seems to see freedom and equality as inseparable).
On AVERAGE, Blacks are more egalitarian in their values than are whites. Not surprising. Inequality and Unfreedom have always walked together in our historical experience.
That's reason why--nincompoots like Michael steele notwithstanding--we GENERALLY have a HIGHER level of social consciousness than you do.
Blacks, especially the proletarian majority of us, would never have voted for Barack Obama if he were a RIGHT WING black.
And if Obama doesn't get something going along lines of economic justice he will lose even his black base.
Wow

Centereach, NY

#13 Apr 23, 2010
Savant wrote:
<quoted text>
Steele is FAR more intelligent than Sarah Palin. Of cousre, so is my nephew's pet turtle. LOL!
Actually, I hold him responsible for his right alliances both becasue he is intelligent enough to know better, to know how disastrous right wing policies are.
And he certainly knows that such policies are even more disastrous for Brown and Black people. But his CLASS interests trumps COMMON INTERESTS.
As for entitlements, unless you're referring to white privilege, they do not exist. They're sort of like fairies, ghosts and goblins.
America is a country in which the DOMINANT group--in politics, economics, academia, etc---ARE and has ever been WHITE.
As for as the "struggling negro who won't help himself"--Blacks have spent most our labor buidling WHITE WEALTH and POWER.
Even now blacks do a disproportionate amount of the hardest, dirties work for the lowest wages.
Now we claim a share to the wealth that WE have created with blood and toil.
Also, numerous studies have shown since at least the 1960s (if not earlier) that a larger per centage of blacks than whites believe in EQUALITY (white more often seeing it as opposite of liberty, while blacks seems to see freedom and equality as inseparable).
On AVERAGE, Blacks are more egalitarian in their values than are whites. Not surprising. Inequality and Unfreedom have always walked together in our historical experience.
That's reason why--nincompoots like Michael steele notwithstanding--we GENERALLY have a HIGHER level of social consciousness than you do.
Blacks, especially the proletarian majority of us, would never have voted for Barack Obama if he were a RIGHT WING black.
And if Obama doesn't get something going along lines of economic justice he will lose even his black base.
c/s

Since: Aug 07

Location hidden

#14 Apr 23, 2010
Steele did just what the Dems paid him to do, he made the RNC look stupid and exposed their hypocrisy. Go Steele! He spent all their funds and now they are broke, and the GOP had the nerve to say don't give him any more money. LOL, so they are cutting off their nose to spite their face are they? You know it's a cold day in h ell when republicans don't want to support their own Republican National Committee, too funny.
ROMPER STOMPER II

United States

#15 Apr 23, 2010
This guy , or whomever heads the RNC , is irrelevant. The voting public cares little about the position or who occupies it. It's a behind-the-scenes type position , only important to political eggheads like Wolf Blitzer and the like.

It behooves me as to why the RNC even picked this clown to lead. A lame attempt to attract the coveted Black voting bloc?

Blacks are irrelevant in terms of influencing an election. This explains why even the four states with the highest percentage of Black population all have White/Republican/Conservative governors : Alabama (Bob Riley)....Louisiana (Bobby Jindal)....Mississippi (Haley Barbour)....and South Carolina (Mark Sanford). Even so-called "diverse" states such as New Jersey and Virginia recently elected White conservative governors

The RNC is wasting time and resources trying to woo the Black vote when it has been established they are not necessary to win , in any region of the U.S.
Wow

Centereach, NY

#16 Apr 23, 2010
ROMPER STOMPER II wrote:
This guy , or whomever heads the RNC , is irrelevant. The voting public cares little about the position or who occupies it. It's a behind-the-scenes type position , only important to political eggheads like Wolf Blitzer and the like.
It behooves me as to why the RNC even picked this clown to lead. A lame attempt to attract the coveted Black voting bloc?
Blacks are irrelevant in terms of influencing an election. This explains why even the four states with the highest percentage of Black population all have White/Republican/Conservative governors : Alabama (Bob Riley)....Louisiana (Bobby Jindal)....Mississippi (Haley Barbour)....and South Carolina (Mark Sanford). Even so-called "diverse" states such as New Jersey and Virginia recently elected White conservative governors
The RNC is wasting time and resources trying to woo the Black vote when it has been established they are not necessary to win , in any region of the U.S.
You're a fool if you believe what you posted. Or, was it posted to fool the fools that believe your posts?

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#17 Apr 23, 2010
jenny623 wrote:
Steele did just what the Dems paid him to do, he made the RNC look stupid and exposed their hypocrisy. Go Steele! He spent all their funds and now they are broke, and the GOP had the nerve to say don't give him any more money. LOL, so they are cutting off their nose to spite their face are they? You know it's a cold day in h ell when republicans don't want to support their own Republican National Committee, too funny.
I doubt that Democrats paid Michael Steele to make Republicans look stupid. They manage that well quite naturally. Probably he was chosen to make the Republicans look less racist, to have a Republican reply to Obama, and (if anything) to make the Republicans look more INTELLIGENT, especially given the embarrassing performances of Sarah Palin.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#18 Apr 23, 2010
ROMPER STOMPER II wrote:
This guy , or whomever heads the RNC , is irrelevant. The voting public cares little about the position or who occupies it. It's a behind-the-scenes type position , only important to political eggheads like Wolf Blitzer and the like.
It behooves me as to why the RNC even picked this clown to lead. A lame attempt to attract the coveted Black voting bloc?
Blacks are irrelevant in terms of influencing an election. This explains why even the four states with the highest percentage of Black population all have White/Republican/Conservative governors : Alabama (Bob Riley)....Louisiana (Bobby Jindal)....Mississippi (Haley Barbour)....and South Carolina (Mark Sanford). Even so-called "diverse" states such as New Jersey and Virginia recently elected White conservative governors
The RNC is wasting time and resources trying to woo the Black vote when it has been established they are not necessary to win , in any region of the U.S.
If Blacks had sat out the 2008 election, Barack Obama would not be president. If more Blacks had went to the polls in 1980, Reagan probably would not have become president. Notice that Obama won not only the majority of the Black vote, but a majority of the Latino vote (even in Florida,which state he won), and about 45% of the white vote. No ONE group --not even WHITES any longer--can decide an election alone. But any politician, Democratic or Republican, who disregards 12--15% of the population, is certainly courting defeat.
Since I'm a definite opponent of the Right (though not exactly infatuated with the Democrats) I really hope that the REpublicans do take Romper Stompers foolish advice. I'd love to see them sink themselves.

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