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This is who `we' really is, Glenn

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This is who `we' really is, Glenn

Beck says he is restoring honor when in fact his is trying to take it away from those people who deserve it. Shameful, I don't understand why anybody of honor and knowledge of the past would attend this.
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Beck was part of the ``we'' who founded the civil rights movement!? No. Here's who ``we'' is.

``We'' is Emmett Till, tied to a cotton gin fan in the murky waters of the Tallahatchie River. ``We'' is Rosa Parks telling the bus driver no. ``We'' is Diane Nash on a sleepless night waiting for missing Freedom Riders to check in. ``We'' is Charles Sherrod, husband of Shirley, gingerly testing desegregation compliance in an Albany, Ga., bus station. ``We'' is a sharecropper making his X on a form held by a white college student from the North. ``We'' is celebrities like Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando and Pernell Roberts of Bonanza, lending their names, their wealth and their labor to the cause of freedom.

``We'' is Medgar Evers, Michael Schwerner, Jimmie Lee Jackson, James Reeb, Viola Liuzzo, Cynthia Wesley, Andrew Goodman, Denise McNair, James Chaney, Addie Mae Collins and Carole Robertson, shot, beaten and blown to death for that cause.

``We'' is Lyndon Johnson, building a legislative coalition of moderate Republicans and Democrats to defeat intransigent Southern Democratic conservatives and enshrine that cause into law.

And ``we'' is Martin Luther King, giving voice and moral clarity to the cause -- and paying for it with his life.

The we to which Glenn Beck belongs is the we that said no, the we that cried ``socialism!'' ``communism!'' ``tyranny!'' whenever black people and their allies cried freedom.
 

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An opinion piece written by columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. proves nothing about who Glenn beck is.
He also wrote this...



Can we be candid here? Can we just say this plainly? The public is a bunch of rude, obnoxious jerks. OK, so I overstate. A little. Yes, there are exceptions. I'm not such a bad guy, and you, of course, are a paragon of civility. But the rest of them? A cavalcade of boors, boobs, bums, bozos and troglodytes
 

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An opinion piece written by columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. proves nothing about who Glenn beck is.
This opinion piece was about who the "we" really was.
He also wrote this...



Can we be candid here? Can we just say this plainly? The public is a bunch of rude, obnoxious jerks. OK, so I overstate. A little. Yes, there are exceptions. I'm not such a bad guy, and you, of course, are a paragon of civility. But the rest of them? A cavalcade of boors, boobs, bums, bozos and troglodytes
Your reason for taking Mr. Pitts writing out of context was?
 

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This opinion piece was about who the "we" really was.

Your reason for taking Mr. Pitts writing out of context was?

Your reason for using an opinion piece of Mr. Pitts to smear Glenn Beck....

Oh sorry, silly me.. it was to smear Glenn Beck

Carry on with your crusade.
 

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Your reason for using an opinion piece of Mr. Pitts to smear Glenn Beck....

Oh sorry, silly me.. it was to smear Glenn Beck

Carry on with your crusade.
Let's be clear here, it's Glenn Beck who is smearing the honor of those people who deserve the honor. In fact I am willing to bet that many of those attendees would like roll back some of the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you doubt that is true, please revisit the poll I put up on the subject several weeks ago.
 

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Let's be clear here, it's Glenn Beck who is smearing the honor of those people who deserve the honor. In fact I am willing to bet that many of those attendees would like roll back some of the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you doubt that is true, please revisit the poll I put up on the subject several weeks ago.
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Obviously you worship the church of Glenn Beck who loves to take peoples statements out of context to smear them. I watch part of the first video, it's sick.
 

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Obviously you worship the church of Glenn Beck who loves to take peoples statements out of context to smear them. I watch part of the first video, it's sick.

OK fine
If you are simply expressing an opinion, I can't find fault with that.
Lots of things make me feel sick too.
 

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What does the following mean?

REV. AL SHARPTON: Someone was saying to me the other day, Reverend Sharpton, we've got an African-American president. We've achieved the dream of Dr. King. And I told him, that was not Dr. King's dream. He's a great man. I've been working with the president and supported the president. But the dream was not to put one black family in the White House. The dream was to make everything equal in everybody's house.
 
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