Police Report: Obama Campaign Director Threatened NAACP Official

October 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm (2012 Election, African American, Black, Mitt Romney, NAACP, Obama Campaign, President Obama, Racism, White)

Apparently, an official from the NAACP wasn’t about to support the Obama campaign effort, because he didn’t feel that the President’s policies best represented the black community.  And with African-American unemployment at record levels, especially at the youth range, who could blame him?

Obama official Louis Raymond didn’t take kindly to the lack of support, replying essentially with ‘we know where you live’.

A police report was filed.

Via Breitbart:

The Illinois political director of President Barack Obama’s campaign allegedly threatened a Chicago NAACP official because he did not support Obama’s reelection campaign.

David Lowery, the president of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP, alleged to CBS Chicago that Louis Raymond, the Obama official, threatened him during a phone call because Lowery did not support Obama. Lowery felt Obama did not adequately address the concerns and issues of the black community.

“You know what?  I know everything about you,” Raymond allegedly said, according to Lowery.  “We’ve been watching you, and since you don’t support Obama, we’ll deal with you.”

Lowery filed a report with local police “in case something happens.”

The Obama campaign has dismissed the accusation calling it a “miscommunication”.

If true however, why would the campaign be so desperate to garner the support of one particular NAACP official?  Democrats traditionally enjoy roughly 90% of the black vote.  Are they concerned that the economy as well as the President’s support for gay marriage could cut into those numbers?

Over the last several months, Mitt Romney has been accused several times of pandering to the white vote, trying to get as many white people to vote for him as possible.

Is this more proof that the Obama campaign is doing the same with black voters?

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House Democrats Actually Took Course on How to Use the Race Card to Achieve Their Goals

May 11, 2012 at 3:31 pm (Asian, Black, Center for Social Inclusion, Democrats, Government, Latino, Maya Wiley, Race Card, Racial Code, Racism, Republicans, White)

Okay.  Show of hands.  Who even blinked when they read that headline?

Dems have made a career out of playing the race card to justify their policies and careers.

File this under “Things We’ve Always Assumed”.

Via Beltway Confidential:

House Democrats received training this week on how to address the issue of race to defend government programs, according to training materials obtained by The Washington Examiner.
The prepared content of a Tuesday presentation to the House Democratic Caucus and staff indicates that Democrats will seek to portray apparently neutral free-market rhetoric as being charged with racial bias, conscious or unconscious.
In her distributed remarks, Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion criticized “conservative messages [that are] racially ‘coded’ and had images of people of color that we commonly see used” and proposed tactics for countering the Republicans’ (presumably) racially-coded rhetoric.

Wiley then goes on to show people how to really use racist code words and actions, because well, she’s obviously a racist.

Wiley, who did not respond to the Examiner’s inquiries yesterday, offered this warning to Democrats about talking to “someone [who] opposes racial justice” but could support Democratic policies: “Don’t make the mistake of telling them they’re in the problem. It’s emotional connection, not rational connection that we need.”

To that end, Wiley proposed the use of “race explicit” anecdotes to illustrate problems like the economic crisis. “Explain how each racial group is affected (recognize the unique pain of each group), but start with people who are White,” she wrote in her distributed remarks. “Then raise racial disparities.” For example, she offered the line: “Homeownership is the American Dream. It hurts the same to lose your home if you’re White, Asian, Latino or Black.”

Wiley urged Democrats to appeal to “white swing voters while building support among voters of color.” She explained that Democratic outreach to white voters needs to communicate that “people of color are in pain and it’s the same pain I, as a White person, would or do feel. It’s [about] humanizing people of color.”

Read the rest here… 

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