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Republicans on Parade - 10/27/2013

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TomCat S (133)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:37 am
Here is the thirty-third article in our Republicans on Parade series, featuring individuals who personify what the Republican Party has become. Today’s honoree is former [just resigned] Republican Party official Don Yelton. He is being honored because of the Republican manner in which he demonstrated Republican outreach to minorities.

Lynn Squance (235)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:03 am
Here is an article from Business Insider which includes a clip featuring interviewer Aasif Mandvi: Jon Stewart's Daily Show with Don Yelton . It is quite funny in one way, but very pathetic in that Yelton is such a racist and very proud of it. You know you are really bad when you piss off your own party!

Rachel Maddow does a great job of exposing the Republican lies and shenanigans in North Carolina this week.

I hear that the KKK has, when it is in full dress uniform (bed sheets and pointy hats with masks) is also known as Racists Anonymous. Trouble is, their programme consists of only one step: be a proud racist.

Yelton and all like him are nothing but ass wipes! Unfortunately, they remind me of my maternal grandfather whom I detested for his racism and never forgave.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 5:56 am
I just don't get the South. I have very dear friends there but they are not racists.

P A (117)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 7:04 am
We are suddenly not allowed to watch MSNBC – why I don't know – yet their adverts play each time I try, just not the news article I wanted – it feels somewhat dishonest of MSNBC to lead us on like that and make us hope we could see the video. Each time I get 'the news item is currently unavailable' – even on her own site – I clicked on the link and tried several times.


Carlene V (202)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 7:33 am
I saw this imbecile on MSNBC. I now wonder if he still has the "black person" as a friend. The South can fool some of the people some of the time but they never fool me with their continuing assault on those they consider of a lower status than those uptight, mighty whites. Disgusting really.

Terrie Williams (798)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 7:35 am
OMD.......good thing he 'resigned'......can we say REPUBLITARD? Good, I knew we could.

Get'um, Rachel!

Yeah, Gloria, we who actually live here in the South don't get these Bagger Bigots either....other than the fact that they yearn for the 'good ole dayz' of have no idea just how shamed we 'sane' liberal, progressive, democrats, et. al., really feel about these knuckle-dragging-faux Xtian Fundy nuts who hate every other race that isn't white. I cannot write what I would really like to do to those who depravely display their racial hatred in the wearing of their Sunday Best Bedsheets....but it does involve a tree or two or hundreds........ (EG)

Mitchell D (104)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 7:57 am
Gloria, too many people in The South, apparently, grew up in homes in which racism was taken for granted, was just part of the flavor of life, if you will, and this was instilled into them as children.
The only reason the south was once considered Democratic, was because Lincoln was a member of the, then new, Republican Party. Once Pres. Johnson signed the civil Rights Act, of 1964, "them Good Ole Boys" joined the party of Black and White thinking,literally and figuratively.
A friend of mine, (white) living in Florida, went to check out the idea of moving more inland, after Katrina, he and his wife planned to spend a couple of months in Georgia, checking it out, but ran back to Fl. after sensing the racist attitudes pervasive their.

Arielle S (313)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 9:02 am
Just saw a picture of a hotel owner pouring acid into a swimming pool because there were black people swimming in it - 1964 was the year. One would expect that we would have come a long way since 1964 but with people like Yelton, we see that we are barely moving on the road of progress. Very sad.

Dotti L (85)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 9:25 am
Thanks to Lynn for posting the clip from Jon Stewart. I do not always get to watch him.

David C (150)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:01 pm
another TomCat "horror story", isn't it sad just how awful some Repugs can be....

David C (150)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:02 pm
Rachel Maddow....almost as cool and smart as TomCat....not quite though

Barbara V (51)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:34 pm
What's so special about this article that you keep running it? I said, head them off to the edge of the earth and give 'em a push. Who needs them and their constituents?

Patsy Olive (0)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:49 pm

Sheila D (28)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 12:51 pm
I watched Comedy Central with Don Yelton; yes, I couldn't believe he really said that. And when asked if he realized people could hear him, he doesn't even blink. Between him, Representative Renee Ellmers, Larry Pittman, and Pat McCrory, I find it hard to believe anyone of ANY color would vote for these people. They act like they live in the dark ages. Unfortunately, they're trying very hard to take us back at least 200 years.

Lona G (84)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:26 pm
Every time you have a new addition to your Republican parade, I think you have reached the bottom of the barrel and no one can be worse than this and then the next parade comes along and somehow you've managed to fish another one out of the cesspool. It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it, and you do it so well, TomCat. But please don't throw them back, they don't deserve another day.

So this latest specimen, Don Yelton, resigned or was made to, but the next one is warming up to take his place and he will be just as bad. With the GOP in it's final agonies every village idiot wants to be in the limelight, because he thinks he can keep his job that way. They'll say anything they think their sordid buddies want to hear, so let them. The more they blabber, the more people will see them for the bigoted numskulls they are.

Get everyone in NC a proper ID, have them register and take them to a booth to vote and your gallery is finished, TC.

Joanne D (38)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:40 pm
Someplace I read that this was the third or fourth time he had been requested to resign from some party office, but kept getting back in because he and his wife were the only ones voting.

There are SOME decent people in North Carolina. He just isn't one of them.

It's no wonder the word "bunkum" comes from "Buncombe County."

Spammer flagged.

Birgit W (160)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 2:52 pm

James Maynard (84)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 3:14 pm
My jaw almost dropped when I heard him
originally. Was so happy Mandvi called
him out on this. Pure racist dirtbag.

Winn A (179)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 4:37 pm
Disgusting and despicable and once again I say - Vote all republicans and tea baggers out of office in every state at every opportunity.

Robert K (31)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 5:08 pm
Could we rent camels to piss on this lowlife?

Jim P (3257)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 10:01 pm
"Mr. Yelton's comments are offensive, uniformed, and unacceptable of any member within the Republican Party," the statement read. "In no way are his comments representative of the local or state Republican Party."

Sorry North Carolina GOP, that quote by Mr. Yelton is very accurate and is indicative
of the true nature of your party and of those associated with the GOP including
the Tea Party.

ty, Tom.

TomCat S (133)
Monday October 28, 2013, 12:41 am
Thanks everyone. Kudos to many.

You know, there are lots of really fine people in the South who are not at all racist, and plenty in the north that are racist. The problem is that the Republican Party bends over backward to attract the ones that are, no matter where they live.

divergent r (309)
Monday October 28, 2013, 6:43 am
That's always been a good question of mine.
Wtf happened to the repukelicans since Lincoln?

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Monday October 28, 2013, 8:08 am
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Karen Chestney (112)
Monday October 28, 2013, 9:33 pm
Yes...Yes...Yelton is so stupid....I don't even think he thought he was saying anything "out of the ordinary". This is how he & his group think ! Teabaggers / RWNJ-GOPer....I can't say it often enough....VOTE them out in 2014 & 2016 !!!

TomCat S (133)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 4:01 am
Thanks you all!

SuSanne P (193)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 9:42 am
"Anyone except me afraid of what they're going to say next week" Rachael Maddow and MY SENTIMENTS. This is too disgusting for any words I could share. Thank you TC.

SuSanne P (193)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 9:43 am
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