It’s Groundhog Day again! NAACP declares war on Confederate Flag

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Blacks are suffering from the mortgage meltdown worse than whites, and with most black-owned wealth in home equity, that’s a crisis.

Blacks are targeted by Latino gangs, which, thanks to DC’s de facto Open Borders policy, are mushrooming out of control in urban areas, which now look more like war zones.

And black-on-black crime spreads terror and snuffs out lives, while making blacks, who are 12% of the total population, nearly 50% of the jail population.

So how does the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People respond to these terrible problems?

This way:

The national NAACP has again said it will step up a campaign against South Carolina for flying the Confederate flag at the State House.

The organization declared it would exert continued pressure to discourage NCAA sporting events and film production in South Carolina.“This is unfinished business,” said Lonnie Randolph, state NAACP president, echoing the message delivered Monday by NAACP interim president and CEO Dennis Hayes, at the organization’s 99th national convention in Cincinnati.

Is it possible the NAACP is replaying its own version of Pickett’s Charge against the Battleflag because it has a chance of winning this time? That’s the only possible justification for renewing its attack — but here’s what the NAACP-friendly State newspaper says about that possibility:

Meanwhile, the Legislature has shown little interest in dealing with the flag issue again, and “people of goodwill” seem satisfied with the compromise that removed the banner from the capitol dome, said state Sen. John Courson, R-Richland, who drafted the 1994 legislation used to move the flag.

“We have had no discussion — none, zilch — of the Confederate in the Senate since 2000,” Courson said. “All the Southern states, if you look at their flags, have some version of the Confederate flag, or the flag used in battle, incorporated into the flags they fly (at their State Houses),” said Courson.

“I don’t know why the NAACP continues to pick on South Carolina.”

No one else seems to know why either. And to think that some people see the NAACP as irrelevant today. Where’d they get that idea?

That is, other than from the hopelessly befuddled and out-of-touch NAACP leadership?

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