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Old 07-19-2019, 06:26 AM
 
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In my opinion, comparing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Omar is disgusting and outrageous. Dr. King was for peace and unity; Omar promotes the opposite.
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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“I contend that the cry of "Black Power" is, at bottom, a reaction to the reluctance of white power to make the kind of changes necessary to make justice a reality for the Negro. I think that we've got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard. And, what is it that America has failed to hear? It has failed to hear that the economic plight of the Negro poor has worsened over the last few years."

"And I must say tonight that a riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it America has failed to hear?…It has failed to hear that the promises of freedom and justice have not been met. And it has failed to hear that large segments of white society are more concerned about tranquility and the status quo than about justice and humanity."

“Again we have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that Capitalism grew and prospered out of the Protestant ethic of hard work and sacrifice. The fact is that capitalism was built on the exploitation and suffering of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor – both black and white, both here and abroad.”

"Whites, it must frankly be said, are not putting in a similar mass effort to reeducate themselves out of their racial ignorance. It is an aspect of their sense of superiority that the white people of America believe they have so little to learn. The reality of substantial investment to assist Negroes into the twentieth century, adjusting to Negro neighbors and genuine school integration, is still a nightmare for all too many white Americans"
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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MLK was not a hater and was born in the USA, unlike the Jihad Squad hater of American Ilhan Omar....even if he was a hater, where would you send him back to?
I added a bunch of wires from MLK that door he was a "hater" and you undoubtedly called him that today if he was still alive.

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Did MLK mock Americans for fearing terrorism?
He mocked America for being scared of the Vietnamese and communism. Does that count?

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Seems to me I remember Obama supporters saying the same thing. If you dont like the ACA you can always leave. In fact anyone dissatisfied with Obama was pretty much invited to leave by his supporters.
Except we're not taking about policy. We're talking about the reasoning that if you want to fundamentally change America and acknowledge it's dark history, you need to GTFO. Should MLK have gotten TFO?

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I don't recall MLK being a racist and bigot.
I don't recall MLK calling the president a "motherf***er" on the floor of congress.
I don't recall MLK hating this nation and working for it's harm.
I don't recall MLK supporting terrorist groups working for the genocide of the Jewish people.


Comparing Ilian Omar to MLK is perhaps the greatest insult to MLK's memory in modern times. It's about as offensive as the "Squad" comparing Israel to the Nazis.
Based on what MLK had said about White people, you would have definitely called him a racist then and now.

Using your standard of complaining about America and its institutions? MLK had a whole lot of "hate"for this country.

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MLK was trying to heal America, and make it better, not just spew hate for the concept of America and its people. These four clowns hate the founding principles of hard work, freedom, and equal opportunity. These four are COUNTERPRODUCTIVE to any type of healing, or coming together for the purpose of making everyone's lives better.
MLK was a Socialist. He abhorred capitalism way now than any of these women. He said more divisive things than any of them, including Omar. So GTFO MLK, right?

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In my opinion, comparing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Omar is disgusting and outrageous. Dr. King was for peace and unity; Omar promotes the opposite.
Your faux outage is noted. Take it somewhere you can sell it.
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Suburb of Chicago
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Just because Omar compared herself to Marthin Luther King (yes, she said Marthin...just like she said athlekes) doesn't make it an apt comparison.

WTH are you thinking she's actually DONE???
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:55 AM
 
Location: USA
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MLK's message was to not see skin color nor race, but "content of character". The Four Jihadists only want to see divisive, skin color, gender, ethnicity, etc. All IDENTITY POLITICS all the time, purely to divide. No, I don't think they need to "get out", but they need to be defeated. They are counterproductive to the progress of America.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:00 AM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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He was. Over and over. So was I, again and again when I was demonstrating against the war in Vietnam. Spit on, cursed at, told to get out - you name it. Love it or leave it has been the chant of right wing resistance to change from time immemorial. In the end, though, MLK prevailed, the antiwar demonstrators prevailed and Trump will be gone and progress toward a better, more inclusive nation will be back on track.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:03 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Shall we put together a list of every other activist who criticized the US, and pose the same question?

a few examples--

Old school political activists:
Noam Chomsky
Cesar Chavez
Jesse Jackson
Betty Friedan

Celebrity activists:
Warren Beatty
Harry Belafonte
George Clooney
Michael J. Fox
Lee Greenwood
Charlton Heston
Angelina Jolie
Willie Nelson
Paul Newman
Sean Penn
Robert Redford
Frank Sinatra
Barbra Streisand
Elizabeth Taylor
John Wayne
Orson Welles
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:04 AM
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The argument that Conservatives have now adopted for criticism of America is... If you don't think America is perfect, if you think there's something dark about America's history, if you think there's a fundamental flaw at the core of America... Then you should leave.

Republicans always talk about how much they admire and respect MLK...

MLK who was critical of America
MLK who thought racism was the core of America and White Americans
MLK who thought entire institutions of America should be brought down
MLK who was an avid Socialist and saw it as the fundamental change America needed to make

Soooo... MLK should have GTFO, right?
maybe I wasn't around at the time. MLK was not a very good person either although I consider him a better person than omar
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Shall we put together a list of every other activist who criticized the US, and pose the same question?

off the top of my head--

Noam Chomsky
Cesar Chavez
Jesse Jackson
Betty Friedan
You know 1 of those 4 these guys are definitely going to say needs to go...

It just goes to show how many lies people will come up with to justify their racism. Knowing them, they'd probably double down and say MLK needs to GTFO, rather than fix themselves.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:09 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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. . . also Bernie Sanders

and every single political candidate who ever criticized US policy
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