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GOP Rep Appears On White Nationalist Radio Show.

luvguins 2012/09/14 14:10:48
Not enough was made by the media when two white nationalists, Peter Brimelow, and Richard Vandervoort attended the GOP CPAC conference this year and Brimelow held a roundtable there. Peter Brimelow, founder of the nativist site VDARE which publishes the works of white nationalists like Jared Taylor, and Robert Vandervoort, who runs a group called ProEnglish and according to the Institute for Research on Education and Human Rights, "was also the organizer of the white nationalist group, Chicagoland Friends of American Renaissance," which is affiliated with Taylor.

Their panel titled "The Failure of Multiculturalism: How the pursuit of diversity is weakening the American Identity" alongside National Review's John Derbyshire, who believes "that racial disparities in education and employment have their origin in biological differences between the human races,"

Seems the GOP is not doing so well in hiding racism in their party when you add this latest appearance. Conservative gays were persona non grata at CPAC, but these men rated a roundtable.

By Tim Murphy:


A North Carolina Republican congressman appeared on a notorious white nationalist radio program on Saturday to talk up legislation he coauthored accusing President Barack Obama of committing impeachable offenses. Rep. Walter Jones, a fiercely anti-war congressman who often breaks with his party on key votes, appeared on the Political Cesspool, a Memphis-based program hosted by ardent white nationalists James Edwards and Eddie Miller. The show has been condemned by groups like the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center for promoting racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic beliefs. Jones is the first member of Congress to appear on the program.


An avowed white nationalist who says David Duke is "above reproach," Edwards has referred to African Americans as "heathen savages" and "subhuman" and suggested that slavery was "the greatest thing that ever happened" to blacks. The show's mission statement is blunt: "We represent a philosophy that is pro-White and are against political centralization," it declares. It then outlines a series of issues the show exists to promote. "We wish to revive the White birthrate above replacement level fertility and beyond to grow the percentage of Whites in the world relative to other races," reads one plank. Another bullet point endorses the Confederacy: "Secession is a right of all people and individuals. It was successful in 1776 and this show honors those who tried to make it successful in 1865."


Edwards' rhetoric has caught the attention of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which argues that he has "probably done more than any of his contemporaries on the American radical right to publicly promote neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, raging anti-Semites and other extremists." As the SPLC notes:



"The Political Cesspool" in the past two years has become the primary radio nexus of hate in America. Its sponsors include the CCC and the Institute for Historical Review, a leading Holocaust denial organization. Its guest roster for 2007 reads like a "Who's Who" of the radical racist right. CCC leader Gordon Lee Baum, Holocaust denier Mark Weber, Canadian white supremacist Paul Fromm, American Renaissance editor Jared Taylor, neo-Nazi activist April Gaede, anti-Semitic professor Kevin MacDonald, Stormfront webmaster Jamie Kelso and League of the South president Michael Hill have all been favorably interviewed on the "Political Cesspool" this year, along with former Klan leader and neo-Nazi David Duke, the show's most frequent celebrity racist guest, who has logged three appearances.


Edwards' bigotry runs the spectrum. As Media Matters has documented, Edwards has alleged that Jews "run Washington, Wall Street, and the news and entertainment media" and that they're "using pornography as a subversive tool against" Christians. He defended Mississippi voters who say that interracial marriage should be illegal. (He's called interracial sex "white genocide.") Jones is hardly the first prominent conservative to call into the Cesspool. Paul Babeu, a prominent anti-immigrant sheriff who was forced to step down as Mitt Romney's Arizona co-chair after a gay sex scandal, praised the host in a 2010 appearance on the show. Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan has also appeared on the show; Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) had been booked to appear on Edwards' show but canceled at the last minute, citing a scheduling conflict.


Jones, a shoo-in to win a 10th term in November, is an arch-conservative with an independent streak. An early supporter of the Iraq war—he even went so far as to rename French fries in the House cafeteria "freedom fries"—he had a change of heart (as we explained in a 2006 profile), in large part due to the burden shouldered by families in his eastern North Carolina district, which includes Camp Lejeune. (He supported Paul during the GOP presidential primaries.) Edwards, like Jones, is an avowed proponent of "noninterventionism" who, on his website, calls on the federal government to "stop interfering politically, militarily, and socially outside of the borders of the United States of America." On the Cesspool, Jones briefly discussed his bill, HR 107, which states that President Obama's handling of the military intervention in Libya is an impeachable offense.


Jones made a positive impression with his hosts, whom he engaged in friendly banter over the merits of musician Frankie Valli and the musical Jersey Boys. "This is your debut appearance and hopefully the first of many to come," Edwards said.


Multiple calls and emails to Jones' office on Monday were not returned.


Update, 9/11/12, 10:20 a.m.: Erik Anderson, Jones' Democratic challenger, told Mother Jones the congressman needs to clear the air about what happened. "It's unbelievable that a sitting congressman would think that's appropriate," said Anderson, a Marine Corps veteran. "I really would like to hear his reasoning for why he went on there. You just don't go on a radio show like that and not know who you're talking to. I've been on conservative radio shows, but never a white supremacist one." But he has one theory: "I've said [the impeachment resolution] was racially motivated and that's absolutely what it was for because why else would he go on that show if it wasn't?"



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  • Tedster 2012/09/14 15:42:38
    Tedster
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    Racism among the GOP? According to them it's racist to even suggest there's any racism. And in a stunning example of, "I know you are but what am I?" logic, the cons say that to do so somehow makes the person who calls them out for it--the real racist.

    Ironically, this is the same group that called anyone who criticized W or Palin a"hater" which by their own yardstick would make them the "hater". Nice example of their bizarro "logic"!

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  • CAROLYN NTARWNJBS 2012/09/15 21:04:14
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +3
    Good luv,more people should know wth is going on in the Republican party. Sick!
  • FeelHood H. Obama~BN28 2012/09/15 07:35:40
    FeelHood H. Obama~BN28
    +4
    I've said it before. I'll repeat it again.

    Conservatism is merely the perpetuation & preservation of failed fear-driven ideology known as White Supremacy.

    I will argue this notion with anyone to the floor.
  • bob h. FeelHoo... 2012/09/15 18:54:48
    bob h.
    +4
    No argument here.
  • sjalan 2012/09/15 00:46:13
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    +7
    This is what the Republican / Tea Party has become, the New American Fascist party.

    Owned by the Rabid Radical Religious Right, supported by the ULTRA right radicals of white supremacists and funded by the ULTRA rich industrialists.

    EXACTLY THE SAME THING OCCURRED IN THE 1930'S GERMANY.
  • Proggy 2012/09/15 00:39:36
    Proggy
    +6
    I wonder how many of these disgusting racist f*cktards are going to come here and try to defend this? Probably none, because when you get those cowards dead to rights like this all you hear is crickets.

    disgusting racist fcktards defend cowards dead rights hear crickets
  • luvguins Proggy 2012/09/15 00:54:26
    luvguins
    +5
    Just one so far trying to deny it completely.
  • CAROLYN... Proggy 2012/09/15 21:01:57
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +3
    None with half a brain.
  • luvguins 2012/09/14 21:20:02
    luvguins
    +7
    Something tells me that not many Sodahead right wing cons are going to weigh in on this.
    When i replied to some of their posts with a CPAC Brimelow picture there was silence. To think that we have racists in our Congress like this guy, and Rand Paul is scary.
  • mich52 luvguins 2012/09/14 22:52:56
  • Jeremy 2012/09/14 20:47:21
  • bob h. Jeremy 2012/09/15 18:57:34
    bob h.
    +2
    Anyone notice that some of the most coherent thinking on SH comes from Europe. That's really embarrassing.
  • mich52 2012/09/14 18:23:48
  • kudabux mich52 2012/09/14 20:50:44
    kudabux
    +2
    Tennessee is no place for northerners or normal people for that matter.
  • mich52 kudabux 2012/09/14 22:52:00
  • kudabux mich52 2012/09/14 23:13:15
    kudabux
    +3
    I am glad you had a good experience in Tenn. We didn't way back a few years ago. LOL
  • Q mich52 2012/09/15 09:15:59 (edited)
    Q
    +5
    Back in 2001 myself and some friends went kayaking on a stretch of the French Broad river in Tennessee, after talking to some locals we found out that the week earlier there had been a Klan Rally at the nearby town of Newport just days after someone burned a cross on the lawn of the towns first African American mayor.

    Its a beautiful state with a lot of very nice people but there is also a blatantly racist element there as well:(
  • mich52 Q 2012/09/15 15:25:31
  • Q 2012/09/14 17:47:59
    Q
    +10
    More often than not if you're a racist you're probably a republican. republican racists
  • FeelHoo... Q 2012/09/15 07:31:33
    FeelHood H. Obama~BN28
    +4
    I used to live in Luzerne County. This doesn't surprise me.
  • scbluesman13 2012/09/14 17:21:55
    scbluesman13
    +9
    The only people who'd be shocked by this are republicans who've been denying all along that any racism exists within their party, but also don't find it peculiar that only white folks seem to show up at their big gatherings...

    Just saying...
  • Tedster 2012/09/14 15:42:38
    Tedster
    +12
    Racism among the GOP? According to them it's racist to even suggest there's any racism. And in a stunning example of, "I know you are but what am I?" logic, the cons say that to do so somehow makes the person who calls them out for it--the real racist.

    Ironically, this is the same group that called anyone who criticized W or Palin a"hater" which by their own yardstick would make them the "hater". Nice example of their bizarro "logic"!
  • ally 2012/09/14 15:17:29
    ally
    +11
    Blatant racism is very much a part of the right wingers. It's the silence of those in congress that is just as disturbing.
  • wtf 2012/09/14 14:49:37
    wtf
    Wow your source is Mother Jones a leftist political hack rag. No wonder your head is so screwed up.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 15:19:49
    luvguins
    +10
    The facts are the facts, skippy. It happened so deal with it. I can't imagine any right wing site wanting to publicize this.

    CPAC
  • wtf luvguins 2012/09/14 15:51:09
    wtf
    Go ahead and keep the insults coming. The facts are the facts but most of what Mother Jones posts is out of context or bold faced lies.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 15:54:04
    luvguins
    +8
    I could find other sites I'm sure, just not GUILTY right wing ones.
  • wtf luvguins 2012/09/14 16:01:42
    wtf
    When you find real facts let me know, only then will you be relevant.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 16:06:26
    luvguins
    +9
    The facts are on this post. Bet it's a Repub conclave at the white supremacist meeting in TN this weekend. Denial isn't working for you.
    http://www.wbir.com/news/arti...
  • Proggy wtf 2012/09/15 00:44:24
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    +5
    Prove it! Let's see our evidence of that. So far I see Mother Jones list their sources to back their reporting. Something you NEVER see on right-wing blogs.
  • luvguins Proggy 2012/09/15 00:56:24
    luvguins
    +4
    He can't. They always just deny the source.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 15:29:55
    luvguins
    +12
    I'd say your party is screwed up. racist Repubs
  • wtf luvguins 2012/09/14 15:52:20
    wtf
    +1
    I agree that the Rep party is a little screwed up but at least it is not a screwed up as the Dem Party.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 15:55:43
    luvguins
    +6
    You are entitled to your own opinion, but don't deny facts.
  • wtf luvguins 2012/09/14 16:02:23
    wtf
    When you present real facts I will not deny them.
  • luvguins wtf 2012/09/14 16:07:30
    luvguins
    +7
    You are denying these known facts. Typiocal RWNJ behavior.
  • mich52 luvguins 2012/09/14 18:28:42
  • Tedster wtf 2012/09/14 16:51:40 (edited)
    Tedster
    +6
    So they're only "real" facts when you agree with their point of view? Too bad for you but not liking or in your case not knowing what they are doesn't change them.
  • Proggy Tedster 2012/09/15 00:47:08
    Proggy
    +3
    Exactly! You know that wingnut FAUX news crowd, the "FACTS" are whatever they like to hear.
  • mich52 wtf 2012/09/14 18:28:12
  • Proggy wtf 2012/09/15 00:46:02
    Proggy
    +1
    Show where anything she's posted has been debunked.

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