The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People addressed the Nov. 4 midterm elections this week in a statement that failed to make any mention of the historic wins of Congresswoman-elect Mia Love, R-Utah, and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.
Love is not only the first Haitian-American elected to Congress, but she is also the first black woman running as a Republican to be elected to Congress. Meanwhile, Sen. Scott’s victory on Tuesday makes him the first African-American senator to win an election in the South since the Reconstruction.
GOP deputy press secretary Raffi Williams responded Thursday to the NAACP'S statment, issuing a series of tweets criticizing the organization for its failure to mark Love’s and Scott’s major wins.
“If the [NAACP] was a truly bipartisan org thay [sic] would support all blacks not just dem Blacks,” he said in a tweet. “I wish an org like the [NAACP] would support black ppl of ideologies. Unfortunately they are proving how out of date they are.”
The NAACP “should support all black ppl who are working to affect positive change in their communities. But they don’t,” he added.
***Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama health subsidies. Well, that's good. I think the voters made it pretty clear what they think of Obamacare, and pretty much everything the Democrats have done over the last six years.
***Severity of border crisis kept from voters. Knock me over with a feather. Oh, for investigative journalism.
Staggering statistics that show nearly a half-million people were caught trying to enter the U.S. illegally -- and more than half were not Mexican, a number far higher than in 2013 -- reportedly were posted on a U.S. government website for just a few hours last month before being taken down.
According to the Center for Investigative Reporting, the numbers were posted on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website on Oct. 10 for roughly five hours. The dramatic numbers raised questions over whether they were yanked to protect the administration before key midterm elections.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told the Center he's worried "they may have been taken down for purely political reasons."
"If the information is ready it should be made available. The idea that it was and then yanked down for political reasons is outrageous," he said.
The Man in the Glass
When you get what you want in your struggle for self
and the world makes you king for a day
Just go to the mirror and look at yourself
and see what that man has to say
For it isn't your father or mother or wife
who judgment upon you must pass
The fellow whose verdict counts the most in your life
is the one staring back from the glass
Some people may think you a straight-shooting chum
and call you a wonderful guy
But the guy in the glass says you're only a bum
if you can't look him straight in the eye
He's the fellow to please never mind all the rest
for he's with you clear up to the end
And you've passed your most dangerous difficult test
if the man in the glass is your friend
You may fool the whole world down the pathway
of life and get pats on the back as pass
But your final reward will be heartaches and
tears if you've cheated the man in the glass.
***There's gonna be a "Toy Story 4!"
***Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people. ~~ Welsh proverb
***Have a great day!