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    Republican Steve King in white supremacy furore

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46845790

    A right-wing Republican congressman is under fire from his own party after questioning why terms like "white supremacy" are controversial.
    Steve King of Iowa also pondered in a New York Times interview when labels like "white nationalists" became offensive.
    Fellow Republican Jeb Bush said condemnation was not enough, and called for party grandees to oust Mr King.
    Mr King has since defended his remarks, saying they were mischaracterised.
    Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives on Friday, he said he regretted "the heartburn that has poured forth" as a result of his interview.
    "I want to make one thing abundantly clear: I reject those labels and the evil ideology that they define."
    "As I told the New York Times, it's not about race, it's never been about race," he continued.
    "Under any fair political definition, I am simply a nationalist."
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    He already has a primary challenger for 2020 and a bipartisan censure measure is working its way through the process. He’s done.
    "A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity."
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    What is the big deal?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    Like clockwork, any time the GOP tries to make itself look better the base swings in to fling poop on those efforts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    Like clockwork, any time the GOP tries to make itself look better the base swings in to fling poop on those efforts.
    What's the big deal?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    "A right-wing Republican congressman is under fire from his own party after questioning why terms like "white supremacy" are controversial."

    Good. Give him the boot.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    "A right-wing Republican congressman is under fire from his own party after questioning why terms like "white supremacy" are controversial."

    Good. Give him the boot.
    What is the big deal?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    What is the big deal?
    The right has always ostracized racists.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    The right has always ostracized racists.
    So? What is the big deal?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    The guy wants to start a dialog about the use of words and phrases that offend PC dickwads. I agree with MV: what's the big deal?
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