One by one the progressive mayors and college presidents across the south have been chipping away at not only our heritage, but the honor of fallen heroes, many of who died in the great 'War for Southern Independence'. Actually those who would tear down these Confederate Monuments could care less about the statues themselves. It's not about these pieces of stone and bronze stained by the years. It's a power struggle between progressives and conservatives. I thought this was settled, a least for a short while with the election of Donald Trump. I was wrong, and now I fear we are on the losing side once again. Some of us are fighting back. The purpose of this blog is to inform you there is hope. We are attempting to raise funds to erect plaques honoring our fallen Confederate boys in gray. Plaques that will grace the town squares of small towns in the South where they will be welcome. Towns where the voters still have some common sense, unlike those idiots in the large cities and those poor lost young people in our universities. All denotations will be appreciated with the lion's share going to preserve the memory of those who fought and died in that great conflict.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Dan Rather - Watermelons - Obama

Recently in a interview with Chris Matthews, Dan Rather remarked that this fall the Republicans might describe Obama as an ineffectual president who "couldn't sell watermelons if you gave him state troopers to flag down the traffic" implying that the republicans would play the race card. In this case its Dan Rather who's playing the race card by suggesting the republicans would use what he considers to be racial slurs. In effect, he blaming someone for an act before the act itself is committed. As for Obama and his selling ability, he was great during the campaign at selling himself as the wondrous new elixir that would cure all the nations problems. But now something has happened, either Obama has lost his mojo or people just don't like the bitter taste of his snake-oil even with its watermelon flavor!

Dan Rather Makes 'Watermelon' Quip in Depicting GOP Attacks on Obama

The former CBS News anchor is known for his homespun anecdotes, though his choice of language in this instance already is raising some eyebrows on media blogs

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, speaking on the GOP's expected strategy against Democrats in elections this fall, said Republicans would describe President Obama as "a nice person ... very articulate" but an ineffective leader who "couldn't sell watermelons if you gave him the state troopers to flag down the traffic."

Rather prefaced the comments, made Sunday on the "Chris Matthews Show," by saying, "The Republicans will make a case and a lot of independents will buy this argument."

Rather is known for his homespun anecdotes, though his choice of language in this instance already is raising some eyebrows on media blogs, which note the potential "racial minefield."

Racial slurs aimed at Obama have popped up across the country -- and been quickly denounced -- since he became the country's first black president.

In one case, the mayor of the small California city of Los Alamitos caused an uproar a year ago for sending an e-mail showing watermelons in front of the White House. The mayor apologized and resigned, claiming he was unaware of the stereotype that blacks like watermelon. Full story at FOX News

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