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Mon Dec 29, 2014, 05:23 PM

Steve Scalise office unsure if he spoke to white supremacist group (apparently now he is sure he did

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/12/steve-scalise-113854.html

“Throughout his career in public service, Mr. Scalise has spoken to hundreds of different groups with a broad range of viewpoints,” communications director Moira Smith said Monday. “In every case, he was building support for his policies, not the other way around. In 2002, he made himself available to anyone who wanted to hear his proposal to eliminate slush funds that wasted millions of taxpayer dollars as well as his opposition to a proposed tax increase on middle-class families. He has never been affiliated with the abhorrent group in question. The hate-fueled ignorance and intolerance that group projects is in stark contradiction to what Mr. Scalise believes and practices as a father, a husband, and a devoted Catholic.”

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If he did speak to the group, the Scalise aide said, she “didn’t know they were a white supremacist group.”





Note
Apparently, he remembers now.


http://thehill.com/homenews/house/228207-no-3-house-republican-leader-spoke-to-white-supremicist-group
No. 3 House Republican leader spoke to white supremacist group


The office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) confirmed to the Washington Post Monday that he spoke at a white supremacist group’s event in 2002 while he served as a state representative.

In 2002, Scalise was a local representative for LA 82. Highly unlikely he would not have a sign of that. The Republican leadership looks better and better.

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Fred Sanders Dec 2014 #2
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JaneyVee Dec 2014 #4
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geek tragedy Dec 2014 #8
ArnoldLayne Dec 2014 #5
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Response to Mass (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 05:31 PM

1. This story gets better by the minute.

According to the WaPo

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/12/29/house-majority-whip-scalise-acknowledges-speaking-at-white-nationalist-event-in-2002/

The 48-year-old Scalise, who ascended to the House GOP’s third-ranking post earlier this year, confirmed through an adviser that he once appeared at a convention of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization.

That organization, founded by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, has been called a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

“Beyond hosting a website, whitecivilrights.com, and staging an occasional conference, EURO is a paper tiger, serving primarily as a vehicle to publicize Duke's writing and sell his books,” the SPLC writes on its Web site.

In a statement, Scalise’s spokesperson Moira Bagley emphasized that the then-state lawmaker was unaware at the time of the group’s ideology and its association with racists and neo-Nazi activists
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So, idiot or liar (or both)

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Response to Mass (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 06:02 PM

2. Can it be that the mass media may indeed hold a proven racist GOP politician responsible for their

semi-hidden prejudices?

How soon until Scalise runs to a Fox Lies! for some rehab and Fox'splaining?

Remember that Fox News is not racist..... but is #1 with racists.

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 06:03 PM

3. It probably wont matter.

Sadly, the Republican base will be very happy with this.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 06:23 PM

4. Jesus Christ. Where do they find these people?!

 

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 07:14 PM

7. At the rally?

 

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 07:56 PM

8. They're pretty easy to find in the light of a burning cross nt

 

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 07:10 PM

5. kick

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 07:12 PM

6. kick

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Mon Dec 29, 2014, 08:35 PM

9. disgusting

I cannot think of a single reason you would do that other than you are one sick racist fuck

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