GAGOP Honors The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

GA GOP, January 21, 2014

To commemorate the life and legacy of famed community activist and civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Georgia Republican Party Chairman John Padgett, 1st Vice-Chairman Michael McNeely, and Minority Engagement Director Leo Smith issued the following statements:

“Today, we pause to honor one of America’s greatest heroes,” said GAGOP Chairman John Padgett. “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a man of principle, passion, and purpose, and today, our world is a better place because of his courage and resilience.”

“The debt of gratitude that we owe to Dr. King is immeasurable,” said 1st Vice-Chairman Michael McNeely. “With remarkable love and humility, he worked tirelessly to loosen the chains of oppression and hate, and restore the American Dream for future generations to come.”

“As we gather with friends, neighbors, and co-workers to celebrate this important day, we must work to ensure that Dr. King’s legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of us all,” said GAGOP Minority Engagement Director Leo Smith. “Let us carry ourselves with dignity, working hard to ensure the longevity of freedom, opportunity, and hope for all Americans. Let us always live in a manner that honors the life, love, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, GAGOP Officers and Staff will attend various ceremonies, parades, and religious services throughout the state. Several Republican Clubs are also hosting service days and ceremonies in their respective communities. For more information, please contact GAGOP Minority Engagement Director Leo Smith.

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  • D.B. Cooper

    All of that in order to get, what, 7 or 8 black votes?
    Is it worth it, GAGAGOP?
    Woops! Freudian slip!

    • dd121

      It’s not even going to do that. They just think that it will because liberals tell them it will.

    • Jesse James

      I doubt they really care what the blacks thing, they are just trying to get invited to the good Democrat parties.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      That and to avoid (HORRORS!) being called “racist”

      …but they will be anyway.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Davidson Country GOP in Tennesse honored MLK as well. They ignored the fact that he was a plaigiarizer and a serial adulterer.

  • IstvanIN

    Why can’t they just keep their pie holes shut?

  • bigone4u

    This sickening example of pandering to blacks isn’t going to win blacks over to the Republican Party, but it does prove that Republicans have no character and no interest in the truth. What’s wrong with these idiots? Whites should think seriously about leaving the party and starting a new one.

    • jeffaral

      The democrats were segregationists; they changed and they won over the black vote.

      • Triarius

        And how many generations did that take? Given the same amount of time it took Demoncrats it would be irrelevant for the Rupublicans, since there would be few whites left to vote.

        Battling over the second smallest demographic that alienates your core voting block is not how you win elections.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Blacks laugh at kindness directed toward them. They see it as contemptible weakness.

      In this instance they are 100% correct I must admit…

      • PvtCharlieSlate

        Just like Muslims …

        • NeanderthalDNA

          Well, it is a black religion.

  • Spartacus

    “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a man of principle, passion, and
    purpose, and today, our world is a better place because of his courage
    and resilience.”

    ——————————————————————————————————————–

    He was an idiot, a cockroach, a communist and a whoremonger . If there is a hell, he’s in it’s latrine right now .

    • jeffaral

      Well, he was not an idiot: while he lived he had a lot of fun: he impregnated hundreds of White women and was treated like royalty.

      • Spartacus

        Yeah, I’m sure he impregnated hundreds White women, just like his grandpa built the pyramids… Stop buying into gr0id bravado, will ya ?

        • Triarius

          Agreed 100%. No need to exaggerate. It only makes us and our women look worse, mand give “Doktuh Kang” more street cred.

        • blight14

          Oh sure Spartacus, what’s next, are you going to try to tell us he DIDN’T design/invent the space shuttle and the Cray supercomputer? LOL…..j/k

    • MekongDelta69

      …And a plagiarizer.

    • Terra Magnum Imperium

      “Compared to King this guy is a monk.” Quote by one of the FBI agents in Spikes Lee’s Malcolm X…

    • Funruffian

      MLK was a Drum major for the end of civilization.

    • blight14

      He had that little plagiarism thing down pat too! (BTW, who in the *&^*& gave you a down rep??????)

    • Laura Dilworth

      and a plagiarist

  • Truthseeker

    The winners write the history books, and MLK’s people won. From now on, MLK must be treated as a modern-day saint, no matter what the actual historical record says about him.

    • Pro_Whitey

      I’m still holding out hope. But we have to stop subsidizing black and brown births first. The truth might come out.
      Do these butt munches read what they sign their names to? One of our greatest heroes? Mr. Taylor, you have to put post some kind of warning at the beginning of such stories. I’m just lucky I could suppress the vomit.

    • Jesse James

      Never!

    • sbuffalonative

      While they try to force us to love MLK I don’t believe most people care. While they tell us how great he allegedly was, increasingly, this holiday comes and goes with decreasing fanfare.

      • Epiminondas

        R. E. Lee’s birthday is on the 19th, and always close to the King holiday. I suggest simply celebrating Lee’s birthday, even if you’re not Southern. He definitely was the greater man. And it really pisses off libs.

    • Max

      As more is revealed to the general public, damage control will involve promoting his vices as a virtuous sign of his “humanity” and “ability to empathize with the frailties of man”; “his own personal struggles made him the man of convictions he became” etc. They polish every turd to a priceless gem.

  • D.B. Cooper

    GAGOP Chairman John Padgett. If you live there, you have identified your enemy from within. I only lived in Georgia for one month. It was where I went to Jump School.

    • IstvanIN

      Is he a Jimma Carter/Newt Gingrich type?

  • Rhialto

    I take a somewhat contrarian view. I wish the GOP would emulate MLK, in the sense that he worked to advance the interests of his people. The GOP has no interest in the welfare of non-wealthy White men who are their largest group of supporters. In fact, the GOP stabs them in the back on immigration issues.

  • jeffaral

    All staunch Christian rep Tee party conservatives like Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck -and the list goes on for miles- worship Marching Looting Koon; they even claim he was the greatest American ever. Mark my words: the death knell to White Amerikka will come from Christian conservative rightwingers.

    • bilderbuster

      Palin & Becky tried with some success to co-opt the Tea Party for the Republicans.
      The Zio/Christians Right is a Conservatives biggest enemy.

      • blight14

        I think we all know what got Glenn Beck fired from Fox……

        • bilderbuster

          Yup!
          And everyone in The Ministry of Propaganda knows it too.

          • blight14

            I was perplexed at first when GB was on Fox…..I wondered if he was truly ‘in the know’ and pointing to the 2,434 little issues in order for the audience to put 2+2 on their own or if he was just randomly pointing out the obvious and it just so happened to ‘point to the obvious’……I believe he knew exactly what he was doing and it came back to bite him in the *&^…….He certainly put on a I’m-so-sorry fest post firing…….

          • bilderbuster

            They’re all “in the know” & avoid it like the career plague it is.
            Becky was on FOX a few days ago & is still wimpering.
            He was asked about what he would change about his old show & he said that he wouldn’t be pointing out the differences & negatives but would have focused on what we all have in common blah, blah, blah!
            Even Miley Virus was complaining about having to take her marching orders “from some seventy year old Jewish man who never leaves his desk all day”. The MSM instantly changed it to her claiming she thought people in the recording industry were too old, but the industry (Jewish) publications were raising the threat of the “Anti-SeeMite” smear if she ever popped off like that again.

          • blight14

            Well stated bb…….its probably the most disgusting thing that I know of, that we as a strong and desirable race, allowed ourselves to be infiltrated to such a degree……and to make it even worse, we succumb to the ‘it cannot/will not be discussed’….but yes, Beck, et al, are FULLY aware of the proverbial 800 lb gorilla…..but as usual, the vast amounts of money make many/most toe the line…..

  • Long Live Dixie

    The Republicans continue show themselves to be the enemies of the Southern people. Good, keep it up. Our people have been fooled long enough.

    • Truth Teller

      If it were not for slavery, we wouldn’t have this type of racial conflict. Last time I checked, Northerners were not the main slave owners.

      • Long Live Dixie

        The South had minimal racial conflict over the almost 250 years of slavery until the mid-1800s when the North came here and riled the blacks up into open rebellion. After Redemption things settled down, a new order was established, and we again had minimal racial conflict until the Northerners (this time collaborating with the Jews) came here and riled the blacks up into open rebellion.

        You’re right that most slaveholders were not Northerners. But you forgot that most slave traffickers were Northerners (or Europeans).

        What does this have to do with our discussion of the Georgia Republican Party?

        • Truth Teller

          I think Lincoln violated human rights via the draft but the Confederates were basically fighting for the “state’s right” to own slaves. Last time I checked, there is no inherent right to own anyone else as property. Slave ownership changes the demographics of a country fast because there is always incentive to breed more slaves. The fact a lot of Confederates support slavery and segregation at the same time is very contradictory.

          • Long Live Dixie

            Again, I’m not sure how this relates to our discussion of the Georgia Republican Party. But since you seem pretty intent on bringing up a historical debate, I suppose I’ll bite.
            The Confederates were fighting because our country was invaded. It is either a lie or ignorance to say that the Confederates fought to own slaves. The foes of the South always point to the secession ordinances, but they forget that those ordinances explained the reasoning behind secession not the reasoning behind the taking up of arms.
            Slavery greatly benefitted the South. Slavery helped the South turn from wilderness to a vastly rich and productive land. Whether you know of any inherent right or not, slavery is an age old practice. The South practiced slavery because slavery worked for the South.
            Slavery was only a long-term demographic threat. That threat was massively increased by Northern agitation. Before the agitators came here, the South had a system of Southern dominance and black submissiveness. The South has a long history of knowing how to deal with blacks. I find it ironic and pompous that people who oppose Southern self-determination feel the need to lecture the South on racial matters.
            There is nothing contradictory about supporting slavery and segregation. The Confederates were not racial masochists; they did not want the slaves to exist in society outside of their specific role.

          • Truth Teller

            The slave masters weren’t so segregationist when they were raping and having their way with the slave women. How do you think that American blacks got to be 20% white? Slavery kept the South from industrialization. Who cares if it’s an age old practice? Sometimes the main culture is wrong.

          • jackryanvb

            It wasn’t rape. Consensual sex. Blacks of both sexes have always been promiscuous, same goes for homosexuals, bi sexuals etc.

          • It’s just a truism of the human condition: Low status women throw themselves at high status men. Not that it’s right or wrong, it’s just the way it is.

          • ncpride

            I’ll just bet you take such fictional movies as Roots and Django Unchained as historical fact, too.

          • Katherine McChesney

            ‘The slave masters weren’t so segregationist when they were raping and having their way with the slave women’

            Another black myth you’ve fallen for.

          • Triarius

            You know Lincoln conceded and told the South they could keep slavery if they did not secede, right? Slavery was inevitably going to end in the South soon anyways. To say the Civil War was about slavery is akin to saying the Revolutionary War was about tea.

          • Brian

            Last time I checked, there is no inherent right to own anyone else as property.
            ====
            One could make a pretty sound argument based on the 9th and 10th amendments, as well as the fact that slavery had existed all over the globe since the beginning of human history.

        • blight14

          Indeed, the famous code term, ‘carpetbaggers’ comes to mind….who owned/operated the 9 ships that brought this plague to our shores? Just curious.

        • jackryanvb

          Yeah OK, but Whites just don’t do slavery or even the low wage illegal alien Mestizo farm workers, which comes down to “voluntary servitude”. Whites, even non Northern Yankee Whites will always try to “free the slaves” , make things more equal.

          We can’t have millions of non Whites serving us.

          We have to do our own work.

          Separate. Use mechanization. Look what Japan does. Yeah, hamburgers and fresh vegetables cost more in Japan than in the USA, isn’t that a small price to pay for living in a safe, clean society where our children can go to school and our elderly don’t become the victims of …

          The knock out game?

          • Long Live Dixie

            We can’t have millions of non Whites serving us.

            We have to do our own work.

            What are you trying to say? Slavery does not exist anymore. It benefitted the South while it lasted.

  • r j p

    Yesterday was Robert E Lee’s Birthday in Arkansas.
    Today is Stonewall Jackson’s actual birthday.

    • dd121

      I’ve been to a number of Lee-Jackson memorial dinners. It’s very rewarding to honor such great Americans.

  • NoMosqueHere

    There are things to admire about MLK, including the fact he died for his people. But he died for his people, not mine. If there is to be a holiday for any one american, it should be George Washington, the father of my country. MLK may be the father of black america, but he doesn’t mean much to me.

  • MekongDelta69

    GAGOP SHOULD READ GAG

  • MBlanc46

    Whores.

    • jackryanvb

      Think it is more like prostitutes as these GOP as& kissers and worse are well paid for their treason.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    “Let us always live in a manner that honors the life, love, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

    Okay…bring in the prostitutes!

  • Max

    Headlines 2024: “GOP Honors the Life and Legacy of President Antonio de Santa Anna”.

  • jackryanvb

    Not a God, not a Saint, nor a medical “doctor”

    No reason any American should worship some North Korean style, Stalinesque MLK statue on the Washington Mall.

    • NoMosqueHere

      Ronald Reagan signed the law creating MLK day. Reagan most likely had reservations about the law but he went along to get along — big mistake. Even the great Reagan cowtowed to the PC police.

      • jackryanvb

        Agreed. The sad truth was that Reagan by his second term was pretty much a senile old man, he and his advisers were living and thinking in the past.

        Reagan Conservatives wastedthe 1980s fighting…..

        The Russians!

        These idiots actually send arms, training to Islamic Jihad nut cases in Afghanistan to fight….

        The Russians.

        I live in the South Side of Chicago, not really scared of ….

        The Russians or the Swedes.

        Wow wow, we have some stupid people supposedly on our side.

        • Combating the Russians because they built a destructive and self-destructive empire based on an ideological cult (sound familiar?) was the right thing to do.

          But arming fanatical Muslim Afghanis in the process was probably among the very worst strategic blunders in the history of human civilization.

          My rule of thumb re foreign policy, should I ever be in a position to where this matters, is never to side with non-whites over whites.

          • jackryanvb

            Disagree. Your refering to the Soviet Union Bolsheviks from the 1920s through most of the 1950s.

            By 1960 racially conscious pro White russians were firmly back in control of Russia/The Soviet Union.

            Wasting the 1980s fighting our kinsmen the Russians, has to be one of the more stupid things White Americans did, right up their with our involvement in World War I, World War II.

      • emiledurk16

        One of his rare faux pars. I can still here his avuncular voice: “Well…there you go again.”….

  • Long Live Dixie

    “This is a party which never conserves anything. Its history has been that it demurs to each aggression of the progressive party, and aims to save its credit by a respectable amount of growling, but always acquiesces at last in the innovation. What was the resisted novelty of yesterday is today one of the accepted principles of conservatism; it is now conservative only in affecting to resist the next innovation, which will tomorrow be forced upon its timidity and will be succeeded by some third revolution; to be denounced and then adopted in its turn. American conservatism is merely the shadow that follows Radicalism as it moves forward towards perdition. It remains behind it, but never retards it, and always advances near its leader. [. . .] It is worthless because it is the conservatism of expediency only, and not of sturdy principle. It intends to risk nothing serious for the sake of the truth, and has no idea of being guilty of the folly of martyrdom.”

    Colonel R. L. Dabney

    • emiledurk16

      Had to look up perdition. Long Live Dixie, indeed!

  • negrolocaust

    Civil rights leaders are calling for the expulsion of members of the Arizona State University chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity who planned and participated in a Martin Luther King Jr.-themed party that mocked black people.The fraternity suffered a
    public backlash Tuesday after photos were posted over the weekend of
    party attendees wearing stereotypical clothing, such as baggy basketball
    jerseys, bandannas and baseball caps worn backward, and drinking out of
    watermelon cups. Students used hashtags such as blackoutformlk,
    ihaveadream and mlkparty to accompany their photos.
    In an email statement to the Los Angeles Times, ASU officials said
    the fraternity, which has been on disciplinary probation since 2012, had
    been officially suspended.According to Tempe Police Department reports, uploaded to Document Cloud by the Arizona Republic,in November 2012, about 20 members of the fraternity assaulted members of a rival fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon. As part of the fraternity’s probation, it was not allowed to have parties.

    ………….ahh shutup blacks. stop whining. go out and play your knockout game.

  • Funruffian

    Watching grown men kowtow to this overrated African American is going to make me vomit. The smart people know that MLK is being used as a puppet for the leftist agenda. The lemmings are stupid and naïve enough to believe he was really a role model. And for what? He never really accomplished anything. He made a few speeches and said a few good things, but all he did was protect and give a ‘Dream speech’ which was one of his many plagiaristic works to be thrust into the airwaves.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      Well, to use one of my withheld offerings to the six word race card thread: “Millions of lemmings can’t be wrong.” Nowamsain?

    • emiledurk16

      Its all these whites who wanna be hip and politically correct. Its a neurological virus if ya ask me. Only these depraved whites think its “cool” to be against their own people.

  • Rhialto

    My guess is that the Repubs are not trying to gain any Black vote, but rather trying to gain the votes of muddled Whites who have been scientifically conditioned never to vote for Racist candidates. Since the Liberals decide who is a Racist, this puts the Repubs into the position of having to publicityize themselves as non-Racist.

    That’s my theory, but I may be wrong in imputing that level of intelligence to the Republican leadership.

  • blight14

    After studying our situation/movement since the early 90’s, I’m beginning to see a ‘pattern’ among those that work to defile/destroy our nation(s)…….

    • bilderbuster

      Kivie Kaplan was the founder of the NAACP.
      I hope you were being sarcastic when after all this studying you’re only just beginning to see a pattern.

      • blight14

        Of course I was being sarcastic bb……that ‘discovery’ took all of about the first 3 hours…….alas, we have to remember where we’re posting.

  • Earl Turner

    This is Georgia. All of you up North who have thought about migrating South because the Red States are so great, no they’re not. Not unless you’re in the 1%, come from “old money”, go to the right mega-church, etc. If you’re regular old middle class like me, not so much. The Republicans don’t give a rat’s ass about us working folk, even though they depend on us for votes.

    • emiledurk16

      I was thinkin there were still “good ole boys” left, Earl. It breaks my heart. Maybe Idaho could be a final refuge where I and others can make our stand. I t sure as hell isn’t the Boston Metro area where fate has condemned me for now.

      • Earl Turner

        The “good old boys” are the problem. Their mantra is “diversity for thee but not for me”. It is as if they despise working class whites more than anybody else.

        • emiledurk16

          Respect your opinion, Earl, but gotta disagree.

          Andy Taylor

          Larry the Cable Guy

          The Moonshiners

          Cool Hand Luke

          Gov. Wallace

          Sheriff Buford T. Justice

          These types are the “good ole boys” I’m referring to, Earl.

          My guess is the South will never die.

          • newscomments70

            I agree with most of what you say…however “Cool Hand Luke” was a character played by Paul Newman. Newman was a big leftie liberal. Sherrif Justice was played by Jackie Gleason (who was great), from Brooklyn, NY.

          • Katherine McChesney

            Andy Taylor – pro obamacare.

          • newscomments70

            I recall that as well…doddering old liberal.

  • emiledurk16

    That was one of the more lucid and refreshing paragraphs I’ve read lately.

    • Evette Coutier

      Thank you.

  • Max

    Hmm… I wonder what ethnicity Stanley Levison might be. Could it be the “high IQ” tribe?

  • TeutonicKnight67

    Sam Beau? Snivel rights? Classic!!! Hope you don’t mind if I propagate the usage of these terms.

  • Long Live Dixie

    Lincoln wanted to send the blacks back to Africa . . ..

    I wish this myth would die. Lincoln only talked about sending them to Africa. Judging by his actions and not his words, he did not want to send them to Africa or else he would have sent them to Africa. Instead, he armed them, trained them as soldiers, gave them a sense of dominance over the whites, and advocated for their partial voting rights.

    • Evette Coutier

      That, if true, makes my point even stronger.

  • Epiminondas

    And how many black votes will this attract for them? Or are they pandering to silly liberal white voters?