House Republicans Set to Defy Obama Are Mostly White Men

Greg Giroux, Bloomberg, August 1, 2013

The core group of Republicans who are pushing the House toward a showdown with the White House over the debt ceiling and government spending is made up of 41 members–all white men except for two.

More than half are from Southern states, their average re-election vote was 65 percent and most have served for fewer than five years in the House.

This small, homogeneous group of lawmakers is exercising out-sized influence as it bucks the House leadership, eschews compromises with President Barack Obama and exerts a rightward influence on a Republican conference of 234 members.

The chamber’s close partisan divide provides them the edge they need as House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio must operate with a winning vote margin of just 16 above a bare majority of 218 in the 435-member chamber.

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Bloomberg News determined the members of the caucus-of-no by analyzing voting patterns, including those in which House Republicans mostly bucked their leadership on at least five of eight key votes this year.

The analysis includes votes on retaining Boehner as speaker, funding for recovery operations following Super-storm Sandy, suspending the federal borrowing limit, reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act and a rewrite of farm programs.

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It includes a vote on an amendment curbing the administration’s ability to collect telephone records. It was defeated by 217-205, with Boehner leading 134 Republicans in opposition and casting his first ’no’ vote since becoming speaker 31 months ago.

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More than half of them are from the 11 Southern states that formed the old Confederacy. {snip}

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  • The trick is to get white women on the bandwagon. I was hoping white republican MEN would recognize the old “Divide & Conquer” tactic, but I guess they have become too pansified.
    I wouldn’t even call what they’re doing a true attack anyway. It’s pretty feeble, like a coke that lost its fizz.

    • CoweringCoward

      I was thinking more a greying Ron Jeremy (sans Viagra).

      • Romulus

        He’s a disgusting degenerate. Guess which “tribe” he belongs too??!!
        Hedgehog was famous for playing his own flute!!!

        • IstvanIN

          Yikes, I was thinking of some English actor, then I read your comment, googled Ron Jeremy, what a low life that guy us!!!

          • Romulus

            Im sickened by the hypersexual cesspool our country has descended into. Why is there always the extremes?! Hollywood pop culture/sexual revolution garbage/porn or ultra conservative head chopping muslims.

          • jane johnson

            Some of us believe in moderation; but not to excess.

          • Sick of it

            There was once a relatively conservative but not extreme Christian America…

          • cablegirls

            Screeeeeech… as we veer radically off topic.

    • Puggg

      Not really. If white men show leadership and courage and start winning, white women will show up. Divide and conquer only wins when white men stop acting like leaders.

      Now, as for this article, if there is an immigration vote in the House, and for strategy reasons, there shouldn’t be, but if there is, you’ll find the same pattern: The no votes against open borders are disproportionately southern white men.

      • Stentorian_Commentator

        I think you’re right about getting white men excited about a platform or movement first in the hope of white women tagging along. I do think the GOP’s focus has to be on immigration, international trade balances/tariffs, and affirmative action, and they should for the moment emphasize those to the exclusion of culture war matters. Get white men and women on board first, then we go back to the culture wars with a more united front.

        • Puggg

          Race and immigration are culture war matters.

          • Stentorian_Commentator

            I agree. I was thinking more of soft pedaling the abortion and homo crap until the GOP wins them over on the more economic matters. If they can make them confident we are looking out for their best interests, then they can get into how abortion and perversion really screw us up.

          • Puggg

            Or, we can win over more people that already think like us or close to thinking like us. People who are concerned with abortion (being for it) or gay matters are going to vote this issues first and foremost, which means we have no “in” with those kind of people until fate and circumstances changes their minds, and reality mugs them.

        • Tilt-O-Whirl

          Wouldn`t that be luring in Whites whom have different views on the culture war only to betray them again? That sounds like usury to me.

          • Stentorian_Commentator

            I think some people have swallowed the poison about abortion and perversion because it is all they are ever fed, and they’ve been exposed to the two minute hates of anyone who dares oppose either. If we win them over on economic issues, they might be more willing to consider how abortion and perversion mess up white people and their culture.

        • Bo_Sears

          Interesting that almost everyone leaps to advocate national policies when the number one issue is the anti-white narrative. While our enemies keep us reeling from hoax to fraud to pumped up cherry-picking about evil white people (e.g., March on Skokie, black churches burning, Zimmerman/Martin, and so on for the past 60 years). Until we have our own ADL, we’re sitting ducks for repeated verbal violence against us and our children.

          ResistingDefamation [dot] org

      • jane johnson

        You’re absolutely right about Southern White Men. They are understandably touchy about borders. “Good fences make good neighbors.”

    • T_Losan

      White Western women no longer have any use for white men. They earn their own money, don’t want kids, and see non-white men as paragons of virility.

      • Triarius

        What an absolutely defeatist and inaccurate attitude. I have never met a decent looking white woman with a good head on their shoulders that has ever been interested in any non-white, then again I have never lived on the Left Coast. Pretty much everything you said is not true. But a lot of young career women I know are starting to get baby fever, but are single, and are feeling cheated by feminism.

        Want to know what’s wrong? It is attitudes like yours. Man up! Women don’t follow sniveling beta men and neither do fence sitters.

        • Sick of it

          College girls fit with what he’s saying, including good looking and highly intelligent women.

        • OlderWoman

          I live in Middle Tennessee. I’ve seen more mudsharks with black men than I did in Santa Monica.

      • jane johnson

        Grow a pair, and you might be (pleasantly) surprised.

        • MBlanc46

          He’s over-generalizing, of course, but there’s more than a grain of truth in what he says. The majority of white women will not support control of blacks and anti-immigration.

          • jane johnson

            I don’t have a huge circle of female friends, but the ones I do have, as well as my female relatives, both older and younger than myself, are disgusted at the direction the country is taking. The older ones think that “hell in a handbasket” is an apt description, and are glad they won’t be around to see how it ends. The youngsters, however, are a different matter altogether, and believe that there is still time to turn things around, for the sake of THEIR children. Anti-immigration, pro law enforcement, and way more conservative than I was at their age.

          • MBlanc46

            I did say “majority” and I think that recent election returns and self-identified party affiliations confirm my statement. Of course there are women who hold the views that you do and you probably self-select to have them among your friends. I’d be happy to see white women adopting our views in great numbers, but I’m afraid that I just can’t see it happening.

          • ms_anthro

            This has been my experience too. I know White women who even voted for Obama (some twice!) but have finally woken up to what is happening all around us. Women with small children are particularly horrified, and rightly so. Cases like the senseless, brutal murder of Antonio West, the Knoxville Horror, etc. bring home the reality of anti-White violence in a way they can understand.

            We need strong White men to lead us. Women are not born to lead men. White men can surrender our racial future to our enemies, or they can stand up and guide us to victory. Blaming White women for the current state of affairs is ludicrous; women, like blacks and other weaker minorities, are used as a wedge to fracture White resistance. Look behind the curtain to see the puppeteers.

            And please, if you’re unwilling to fight for your women, get out of the way and let the real White men handle it. Without us, there is no White race. We need you as much as you need us. Let’s work together for a change, and we will be unstoppable.

      • Andy

        Now, I’d like to have quite a few kids and be a stay-at-home mom and homeschool them, but I’m in college and planning for a career because women can’t have that as their *plan* in our society.

        The problem is, as long as women are in the workforce wages will be low, and there will be few men able to support their families on their own so their wives can leave the workforce.

      • David Ashton

        They’ll get kids from black mates, almost certainly, but not necessarily husbands=fathers, nome sane?

        Too long to summarize here, but I found great wisdom on the gender crisis, written long before the women’s “liberation” upheaval, in “Man’s Quest for Significance” (London: Allen & Unwin, 1948), by the Adlerian psychologist Lewis Way, which has stood every test of time, and can be recommended to Americans with access to a good library service.

    • me

      How about repealing the 19th Amendment? A majority of White women voted, and continue to vote, for the ‘progressive’ political nutjobs They also consider Oprah Winfrey the wisest woman in the world, that ‘White Guilt’ is justifiable, and vote with their ‘feelings’/ manipulated emotions.
      Black women vote according to their own race, no matter how corrupt the Black politician is. They also vote for the politician that promises them more ‘gibs’.
      Mestizo women vote according to their own race, and how much free stuff they’re going to get.
      Repeal the 19th Amendment.

  • Spartacus

    Note the tribe of this outlet’s owner.

    • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

      Yeah, Yahoo recently added Bloomberg to its news aggregation. This is actually pretty mild compared to the usual Bloomberg White-hating articles.

  • sbuffalonative

    The Affordable Care Act isn’t going to run as smoothing as they tell us it will.

    Many Americans wanted it because they were subtly led to believe they were going to be getting cheaper if not free health care. When the uninsured-by-choice find out they have to pay, they’re going to be in for a rude awakening.

    The best thing Republicans can do is speak out against it but let it be implemented.

    It will be the outcry from the public not the Republicans who will insist on change.

  • Easyrhino1

    Other than Whites, I doubt Bloomberg would single out any other ethnic group as a whole for any type of critical analysis no matter how accurate.
    Can you imagine a Bloomberg headline stating that the neoconservatives that drafted Bush’s Iraq War debacle were mostly Jewish?
    No, only Whites deserve extra scrutiny by the media.

    • Romulus

      Bloomheeb has his pals over at the $plc keeping an eye on us AMERICANS.
      It doesn’t matter their location. The Freaking Big Idiots have a nice long list compiled of domestic terror groups.

      • ms_anthro

        And we have our own lists. Do they think we won’t remember who they are when the time comes to fight back? Their hubris will be their downfall, as always in the history of tyrants.

    • CJ Haze

      He does it with ‘stop and frisk’ but ghee; I wonder why critics of that policy simmered to a low boil. That doesn’t fit the narrative.

    • JackKrak

      “This small, homogeneous group of lawmakers is exercising out-sized influence…..”

      You can live to be 100 and you will never once see these words used to describe the Congressional Black Caucus.

      • ms_anthro

        Nor about AIPAC. I wonder why?

      • Viking_61

        Or AIPAC.

        Or the ADL.

        Etc.

        Talk about “out-sized” influence!!!

    • Viking_61

      Can you imagine a Bloomberg headline stating that Jews have been the primary force behind the darkening of America since the 1940s?

      • Luca

        Almost all people deserve some praise and some criticism.. but you will be hard pressed to find any main stream criticism of those folks.

        They are special.. because they control the media.

  • IstvanIN

    It is about time White men stood up for white people. PS: I don’t count John Boehner as even marginally white anymore, for obvious reasons. Or John McCain. Or the Bushes.

    • JohnEngelman

      What about Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Joe Biden, or John Kerry? Has white become an ideological category for you?

      Do you think of Thomas Stowell as an honorary white man?

      • IstvanIN

        Which of the above have children who married out: Bill and Joe, so I will add them to the list.

  • Romulus

    ” Oh, I wish I was in the land of cotton,
    Old times there are not forgotten,
    Look away,Look away,
    Look away, Dixieland!”

    • CJ Haze

      His truth is marching on.

      • Romulus

        Yes, that one too!

      • IstvanIN

        Gosh, I feel like I am back in grammar school!

      • Johnny Squire

        “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” is a bloodthirsty song that justified the murderous crushing of the South as the will of God. I sang this too while attending school in the South, but now I hate it. That it became part of any Southern school’s program is an example of the North’s cultural victory over the South..

        • JohnEngelman

          The South is responsible for the slave trade, which is responsible for America’s large black population with the problems it creates. If Southern whites had not been too lazy to grow their own cotton and tobacco the United States would be a far better country.

          • David Ashton

            Racial guilt of a few transmitted to the modern many?

          • Bossman

            Slavery was a huge enterprise lasting for several centuries and made many countries of the West very rich. One such country was the United Kingdom.

          • David Ashton

            So what if it did?

          • OlderWoman

            There you go ignoring Northern slavery.

            Southern whites have never been lazy. We grew our cotton and tobacco. Whites worked the fields alongside blacks. Besides only about 6 % of whites had slaves back in the 1800’s.

          • JohnEngelman

            Slavery was never a major institution in Northern states. By the time of the Civil War slavery had been outlawed in the North, although it continued to exist in border states who nevertheless had the sense not to join the Confederacy.

            Non slave owning whites in the South were fools to support an institution that caused them to earn less than they could have earned in the North.

    • IstvanIN

      We sang that in grammar school, along with Shortnin’ Bread and other, now banned, songs!

      • Romulus

        Before I got my transfer, I used to whistle all the old Southern songs in the halls of my govt agency. Some who make faces and some would mumble. The braver ones would try to come up with reasons to be offended. I have a natural talent for screwing with people just below conscious detection.
        Some of my favorites are Song of the south, Rose of Alabama. I enjoy the expressions the brothers give me.

  • CJ Haze

    The majority of soldiers fighting in (current and past) wars are Southern, white men.

    Report on that sometime.

    • Sick of it

      They’re too busy trying to get rid of us.

  • bigone4u

    Wasn’t it a southern white male Republican who yelled at Obama during his State of the Union fantasy speech, “You liar.” I love that un-PC incivility directed toward non-human persons like Obongo who deserve no civility.

  • Spartacus

    Let’s hope this is a sign that white men and women are waking up from the indoctrination and becoming what they used to be :

    • IstvanIN

      Hopefully we can avoid the strangeness on the right without a fratricidal war, as depicted on the left. The world wars have left us devastated.

      • Spartacus

        No my friend, it wasn’t the world wars, it was what came after. The jewish ideologies of feminism, communism, anti-racism, multiculturalism and miscegenation are what created this world. Wars are, historically speaking, not that big . With strong societal values and a rate of 3-4 children per woman, any losses in war can be recovered in just 1 single generation .

        • IstvanIN

          Millions of white men died killing other white people over issues that could have been resolved without all the killing. The results were the destruction of traditional European civilization and the rise of the US as a superpower, neither of which I see as good things. Let us avoid killing each other again.

          • Spartacus

            Each other,no. But race-traitors are not our own, and getting rid of them is a must.

          • IstvanIN

            Race traitors need to be deported along with their diverse spouses to the spouse’s homelands.

          • Spartacus

            It’s cute how some people still think this is going to end with deportations…

          • IstvanIN

            Well, I am long past the age where I could be considered cute, but hope springs eternal.

          • DerekaGrandon

            “…the destruction of traditional European civilization and the rise of the US as a superpower…” co-opted by The Chosen and now having a stranglehold on the whole country. They control every industry and government. Call me a pessimist but I do not see a peaceful solution to our plight in any future through romantic constitutional and democratic means.
            Love your kith and kin.

    • JohnEngelman

      One of your men is an SS soldier.

      • Spartacus

        Indeed .

      • ms_anthro

        What’s your point?

        • JohnEngelman

          Do I need to explain my point? The SS committed most of the war crimes for which the Nazi government was guilty of. It administered the Holocaust.

          • ms_anthro

            And the Allied forces firebombed Dresden and incinerated two Japanese cities with radioactive bombs. And the Bolsheviks starved millions. And, and, and. The Germans were fellow Whites and belong in that picture alongside the other fellow Whites they were suckered into massacring. Both World Wars were devastating for our respective White nations and we must not make the same mistakes again.

            Yes, you need to explain your point.

          • JohnEngelman

            Germany deserved total defeat in World War II. Anyone directly connected with the Holocaust should have been hanged.

          • Spartacus

            Will you quit it with the Holohoax crap already ? It didn’t happen… Yet, anyway .

          • Luca

            Which WW2 holocaust are you referring to? The 6 million or the 22 to 30 million from the Soviet Union?

          • JohnEngelman

            You know my answer to that question. Are you sorry Germany lost World War II?

          • Luca

            War is hell. I’m not sorry Germany lost. However, I wish the treaty of Versailles had not been so harsh. I wish Churchill would have accepted Hitler’s peace agreement in 1940. I then would have wished Hitler had never attacked the USSR and maybe he would not have become a desperate fanatic and started exterminating his slave labor force. We can’t change history, we can only learn from it.

          • JohnEngelman

            I agree with you about the Treaty of Versailles.

            Great Britain and the United States could have avoided World War II, but Hitler did want to conquer the continent of Europe.

            I can’t find my copy of Mein Kampf right now, but he clearly expressed his intentions in it.

          • Luca

            There is a good version online. He was a hyper-patriot for Germany even though he was Austrian. His main chosen enemy were the commies. He would have been content if your special people had self-deported to palestine. He wanted to expand the German people and culture but was desperate for more raw materials and living space or “Lebensraum”. He did not necessarily want to conquer Europe, he would have reach agreements with other governments as he did with Vichy-France, Italy, Austria, Czechoslavakia, Romania Bulgaria,etc.. He tried with Churchill but the bulldog wanted war.

            The US could not reasonably avoided a war with Japan after Pearl Harbor.

          • DerekaGrandon

            “…but Hitler did want to conquer the continent of Europe.”
            That needs to be debated, but… even if it was so; what was it to us?

          • JohnEngelman

            The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor because the United States froze Japanese assets in the United States and refused to sell Japan oil and scrap metal. Back then the U.S. was an oil exporting country.

            To get oil the Japanese decided they needed to conquer Indonesia, which had petroleum reserves. They thought the United States would attack them if they invaded Indonesia, so they wanted to weaken us.

            This represented a fundamental misunderstanding of public opinion in the United States. The American people would not have supported an unprovoked attack on Japan, and President Roosevelt knew it.

          • DerekaGrandon

            In case Luca can’t guess JohnEngelman’s “…answer to that question.” his Chosen heart is bleeding profusely for the 22 to 30 million from the Soviet Union that Bolshevik Jews slaughtered without batting an eye. (wink)

          • JohnEngelman

            Your admiration for the SS is repulsive.

          • Spartacus

            Your admiration for the jews is not just repulsive, but an outright mental illness .

          • Whitetrashgang

            YES

          • Whitetrashgang

            GFY

          • Stiv44

            Without Versailles WW2 may never have happened. At least not with the ferocity it did. There is such a thing as humiliation that motivates people…

          • Whitetrashgang

            Good ,one of the best thing to happen to them. Although I miss the soap and lamp shades.

      • Mr Plankton

        Pardon my ignorance, but how do you know that this German soldier was SS and not Wermacht? Not trying to flame, I’m just curious.

        • David Ashton

          Here they go again, the half-baked dialogue of the partially deaf between “antisemites” and “philosemites” over 1939-45!

          It seems to me that any self-respecting white women would and should prefer a handsome, intelligent and masculine soldier – English, American OR German – to a jumping hip-hopping booby-gooby.

      • DerekaGrandon

        That’s an ideal.

    • Whitetrashgang

      You know that guy on the right looks cute, better that than a ni66er.

  • Luca

    I can’t wait to read Bloomberg’s follow up article about all the nonsensical, racist, self-serving, shallow, child-like, dysfunctional, comments, actions and theories coming out of the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • nick

    white men from the south? did not they make up the army of northern virginia,man for man one of the greatest fighting forces the world has ever seen?

  • SoCal88

    Wow, sounds like they are doing exactly what their constituents elected them to do. Incomprehensible!

  • OhWow

    So they imply most whites think alike and have a racial identity almost…but then they conveniently forget they have a BLACK CAUCUS! Blacks are the biggest hypocrites in the world. They can call us cracka, we can’t call them nigs. They can have their own student unions, we can’t. They commit a ton of crime nightly, then they complain there is a white mass shooter every 5 years.

    • ms_anthro

      Yes, we can. We just have to do it and let them scream and whine.

      We can. We should. We will. We are. Just do it and face the consequences. The world won’t stop turning if someone who already hates you and literally wants you and your entire race to die calls you a nasty word (like “racist”). You might as well earn their vitriol.

  • JohnEngelman

    ms_antro probably wishes that the Untied States avoided the Second World War and let Germany and Japan win.

    • DerekaGrandon

      Makes perfect sense. We had no beef with either one. Rothschild’s and Churchill’s England had a beef with them. Not us.

    • Whitetrashgang

      The only sane response.

  • Spartacus

    I don’t blame jews for all our problems. The jews are merely degenerates and instigators, our main problem are the imbeciles that listen to them and swallow their poison.

    As for what Jared Taylor said – I can give you the names of the people who lead the Bolshevik Revolution and ruled the country afterwards, killing at least 20.000.000 Russians – They were jews.

    I can show you the names of the people who founded the NAACP – 10 out of the 11 co-founders were jews.

    I can show you how many of the women’s “liberation” movement were jews – almost all of them .

    I can tell you the names of the Kommisars that slaughtered countless Romanians after WWII – almost all of them jews.

    I can send you to the Forbes Israel article published earlier this year that proves that jews are more than 10% of all billionaires in the world, and more than a quarter of all billionaires in the US .

    The difference between people like me and blacks is that I can come up with concrete evidence – names, dates, events, pictures, documents, links, quotes, everything you want, instead of complaining about some vague “institutionalized racism” that most blacks can’t even spell, let alone give concrete examples of .

    Understood ?

    • Luca

      Who controls America? (Google it) Too many people study propaganda instead of history and reality.

  • ms_anthro

    Sometimes.

  • DerekaGrandon

    Pat Buchannan wrote a whole book calling it An Unnecessary War
    and General Patton said “We fought the wrong people.” That’s why he was offed by General Donovan’s orders by Baruch and Morgenthau’s order.

  • Whitetrashgang

    No jews are trying to destroy whites, whites just want nothing to do with blacks.

  • Andy

    Well, thank you for the advice, but I disagree with much of your assessment.

    It is true that a mass exodus of women from the workforce would improve wages quickly. But this seems very unlikely to happen anytime soon. I cannot simply depend on finding a man who makes enough to support a family by himself in our current economy. I planned to be a teacher, and never marry, because as a teenager neither my sexual nor reproductive urges were very strong and education fascinates me. However, I have come to the conclusion that the best path to take is to find a good mate, have a good number of children, and raise them well. But I am three years into college, thousands of dollars in debt, and have no boyfriend. I’m not about to drop out and hope for the best. I will graduate shortly, marry as soon as possible, and at least have a degree that will make it less likely that the government will prevent me homeschooling my children.

    The situation between men and women is unfortunate. I guess I’m a bit more optimistic than you are, though. Those who reject traditional sex roles will have fewer children, and the next generation will have a stronger drive toward proper marriage.