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Cosby’s Lawyers Play the Race Card

Admittedly with the number of white boys recently receiving a hand slap or a pat on the back for raping women – there is the opportunity to cloud the issue.

Cosby’s behind belongs in jail.

The fact that some of the courts have turned college campuses in America into “Free Rape Zones”, speaks more to that “white boy privilege” dysfunction in our courts system than our just and deep moral outrage.

Cosby’s case is rare in America, where money buts you out of almost any crime in the pay for play “Justice” system. I mean Roger Ailes cut to the chase and wrote a $20 million check to keep his as out of court, and possibly jail.

Despite the corruption of the system – Race isn’t the sole reason Cosby is being prosecuted, Our righteous indignation should be reserved for those who have corrupted the system of justice on the basis of race…Not just the likely guilty.

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Bill Cosby’s lawyers claim racism for first time

Bill Cosby has long preached the gospel of personal responsibility to fellow blacks, irritating those who fault racism for holding the community back.

But now lawyers for the 79-year-old comedian have suggested for the first time that racial bias is to blame as Cosby faces the prospect of 13 women testifying in court that he drugged and molested them. Twelve of them are white.

Cosby’s legal team raised the issue on the courthouse steps Tuesday after a hearing in his criminal sex assault case in suburban Philadelphia. Whether they intend to bring up race in the courtroom remains to be seen. At a minimum, some legal experts said the defense is trying to influence potential jurors.

“I think that you’ve always got to have in mind who’s your jury pool,” said Los Angeles lawyer Mark Geragos, whose clients have included Michael Jackson. “That’s probably the end game.”

Or the lawyers may have been dutifully carrying out Cosby’s instructions: “It could well be they are expressing the concerns of the client,” said Carl Douglas, who was on O.J. Simpson’s legal Dream Team.

Cosby is set to go on trial next June on charges he drugged and sexually violated Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. He could get 10 years in prison if convicted.

In bringing up race, his legal team took aim at celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents about half the women who have agreed to testify against Cosby.

Allred “calls herself a civil rights attorney, but her campaign against Mr. Cosby builds on racial bias and prejudice that can pollute the court of public opinion,” the lawyers said in a statement.

“Mr. Cosby is no stranger to discrimination and racial hatred. When the media repeats her accusations – with no evidence, no trial and no jury – we are moved backwards as a country and away from the America that our civil rights leaders sacrificed so much to create.”

Allred called the tactic “desperate.”

“It is ironic that a man who has chastised the black poor for making race an excuse would now have to lean upon that as part of his defense strategy,” said Georgetown University sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson, a black scholar and author of the book “Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?”

“If you’re more cynical, you might say, ‘What manipulation of racial rhetoric in defense of the indefensible,’” Dyson said Thursday….Read the rest here

 
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Posted by on September 9, 2016 in Domestic terrorism, The Post-Racial Life

 

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Crystal Valentine – “Questions for Fox News Regarding the Race Card”

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A Few Burning Questions For Fox News Regarding The ‘Race Card’

“Will this race card give me health benefits?”

Poet Crystal Valentine has perfectly summed up the absurdity of the so-called “race card.”

The Bronx-born slam poet performed a poem titled “Questions for Fox News Regarding the Race Card,” in October at the Individual World Poetry Slam. She had some poignant things to ask of the network that often accuses black people of “playing the race card.”

“If in the event that I am stopped and frisked, can I pull out my race card? Will this race card increase my chances of survival?”

In a video of the performance, posted by Button Poetry earlier this month, Valentine goes on to emphasize the ways in which “pulling the race card” (i.e. calling attention to racism and oppression) often does nothing to actually help black people.

“Will this race card give me health benefits?” continues. “How about Obamacare? Will it reimburse me for my cousin’s casket? Will it unbury his body? Will it remove his name from a tombstone?”

 
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Posted by on January 21, 2016 in BlackLivesMatter, Faux News

 

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Chris Matthews Hammers Michael Steele’s Replacement

Chris Matthews leaves Reince Priebus wishing he still had Michael Steele around to buckdance up some race cover for his party…

I mean – they didn’t even invite their former Chairman to the convention in Tampa.

 
 

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Cain Plays the Race Card, and Does the Tommie Clarence

What’s pathetic here is that the folks who have set the situation up for the Sperminator to self destruct…

Aren’t liberals.

Never let anything like the truth get in the way of buckdancing that black conservative victim card though…

And it worked for Tommie Clarence!

 
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Posted by on November 4, 2011 in Black Conservatives

 

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Ex Mayor Herenton Plays the Race Card in Tennessee

Former Mayor of Memphis, Herenton is playing the race card in the Democrat Primary, against Congressman Steve Cohen, a Jewish man – who represents a majority black district.

I think Herenton is way out of bounds with this – and hopefully the voters will agree. Cohen has done an outstanding job for his District by all reports, which is why he has the endorsement of both the Congressional Black Caucus and President Obama.

Seems to me that if Herenton was a great Mayor, and is so popular…

He could knock off a Republican in one of the other seats.

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Ex-mayor injects race into primary

Forty-two years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while promoting the importance of the content of one’s character. Today, an African-American candidate who marched with King is hoping the voters in this Democratic primary race will look at the color of his skin.

Dr. Willie Herenton, who served as mayor of Memphis for almost two decades until he resigned in 2009, is making race a key part of his platform in his attempt to unseat incumbent Rep. Steve Cohen.

Herenton’s main campaign slogan on yard signs, flyers and T-shirts is phrase “Just One,” a reference to his belief that there should be at least one African- American representing Tennessee in Congress.

“I believe that it is very clear to the majority of the citizens of this community that we lack representation. And all we are seeking is just one, well-qualified, African-American to serve in an 11-member Tennessee delegation that is currently all white,” Herenton said. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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The HNIC’s House of Race Cards

Funny thing about black conservatives…

“Race and racism don’t exist in America anymore, and are not an impediment to anyone…”

Except black conservatives.

Case in point, the HNIC – Michael Steele. Yesterday, the first State Party Chairman sent a letter calling for Steele’s resignation –

North Carolina GOP leader calls for Steele’s resignation

North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Tom Fetzer on Thursday became the first state party leader to call publicly for the resignation of Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele , saying the party has set “a poor example of the kind of leadership voters can expect if Republicans are elected.”

Mikkie has been on the defensive for quite a while, with criticisms of his leadership style, poor management, and outlandish spending on personal travel on the RNC’s dime. And while Mikkie got the RNC Chair job because of race…

He’s going to lose it because of incompetence. A level of incompetence, malfeasance, and paper-thin character anyone familiar with Mikkie’s track record in Maryland in office easily predicted. When Mikkie was running for, and later Lt. Governor of Maryland, he skimmed hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state, and the campaign chest.

In the meantime – “It’s dem evil white folks!”

WHICH “evil white folks”?

Republicans. The same Republicans the HNIC shills for.

Michael Steele’s House of Race Cards

If the chairman of the Democratic National Committee had suggested that Republicans were being unfairly critical of their national chairman because he is black, Republican Party officials would swiftly demand an apology. Some surely would call for his resignation. But when their own chairman suggests precisely that, he is met with silence.

Asked by George Stephanopoulos on Monday if he felt he was held to a higher standard because he is black, Steele infamously responded, “The honest answer is, ‘yes.’ Barack Obama has a slimmer margin. A lot of folks do. It’s a different role for me to play and others to play and that’s just the reality of it. But you take that as part of the nature of it.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 9, 2010 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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The HNIC Pick The Wrong Card!

Priceless!

The HNIC blames his troubles on race…

The White House counters it isn’t the race card…

It’s the credit card that is the problem!

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Michael Steele plays the race card

Michael Steele partly spoke the truth Monday, yet it probably further hurt his chances to continue leading the Republican National Committee.

Steele defended what he’s done to raise money for the organization, even while he has been on widely criticized spending sprees.

Then he played the race card: Being black, Steele said, is a problem for him with his GOP critics.

“Barack Obama has a slimmer margin,” Steele told ABC’s ‘Good Morning America.’ “We all — a lot of folks do. I mean, it’s a different role for me to play and others to play. And that’s just the reality of it.”

With those words, Steele probably irritated a lot of GOP members who just a year ago were all to happy to have a black face on top of the RNC organizational chart.

See, we don’t see color. We even let a black lead us.

But in recent months Steele has been a lightning rod for controversy, and it hasn’t had a lot to do with his race.

They include last week’s revelation that the national committee paid for a night out at a Hollywood night club to Steele’s use of private jets to his writing a book that surprised some in his own group.

So now top Republicans are publicly contemplating Steele’s future even as the GOP has to raise a lot of money to be successful in the 2010 elections.

Some conservatives have started their own fundraising for candidates. Other groups are telling their followers to stop contributing to the RNC and go elsewhere — including directly to the candidates they want to support.

In other words Steele — whether he’s black, white or polka-dotted — is on thin ice right now.

Oh, and you know Democrats love seeing the turmoil at the RNC.

As White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday, “Michael Steele’s problem isn’t the race card, it’s the credit card.”

Ouch.

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2010 in Black Conservatives

 

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