July 17, 2010
I'm re-reading a book I read several years ago titled "Beyond Defeat" by a wonderful black civil rights pioneer, James E. Johnson. To quote Johnson, "...there are only two things that motivate people: One is fear, and the other is love."
In the early 50s, Johnson's journey as a civil rights trail blazer began when he became the first black U.S. Marine Corps NCO (Non-commissioned officer). Johnson went to see a movie at the "on base" movie theater and sat in the section reserved for staff NCOs. An MP asked Johnson to move because he was not a white NCO. Johnson refused to move stating that forcing him to move would be a violation of his Constitutional Rights. Despite numerous higher ups demanding that Johnson move from his seat, Johnson remained seated taking a stand for what he knew to be right. Johnson loved and believed in the greatness of America.
Johnson eventually became the first black Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Vice Chairman of the Civil Service Commission. Though a courageous hard working man of character, Johnson attributes his numerous firsts and extraordinary achievements to his faith in God and love. "Love is beyond defeat, and love never faileth."
Now, back to Johnson's statement that folks are motivated by love or fear.
The NAACP Resolution proclaiming the Tea Party Movement to be racist is motivated by hate and fear. Though well disguised in intellectual rhetoric, underneath festers hate and fear. Along with their underlying resentment of whites and non forgiveness of America's sins of the past, the NAACP has become zealots for the religion of Progressivism which preaches victimhood-ism and entitlement. The NAACP are the true racists whose secret motto is "Keep Hate & Victimhood-ism Alive."
The NAACP fears the Tea Parties because they are effective; getting conservatives elected and giving We The People a voice to challenge the "deaf to the will of the American people" Obama administration.
Obama and the NAACP are kindred spirits in their disdain for America and the tea parties. Speaking at an NAACP event, President Obama fed the mostly black audience red meat sure to please. Obama said racism is still very much alive and a problem for blacks in America. The audience erupted in cheers and applause. In essence the NAACP audience was saying, "Hallelujah, we're still victims in America!"
First lady Michelle Obama followed her husband's shameful lead bashing America in her recent speech at the 2010 NAACP convention. Mrs. Obama said blacks are still suffering due to "stubborn inequalities." Not only is this an outrageous lie, it continues to inspire hate and victim/entitlement mindsets.
I don't know if Mrs Obama can sing, but her manipulation of the NAACP audience would have been complete had she ended her victim-hood speech by spontaneously breaking into an acappella version of their 50's theme song, "We Shall Overcome." There would not have been a dry eye in the room. It would have surely won the first lady a very long standing "O".
The NAACP perceives race relations in America and functions as if stuck in a 1950's time warp. Ignoring the reality that the leader of the free world is a black man, the NAACP mantra is America sucks and we still have a long way to go.
Slandering the Tea Party patriots as racist is a disgusting, divisive and evil lie from the pit of hell. I am a black tea party patriot entertainer/spokesperson who has attended over 200 tea parties across America with Tea Party Express.
For the ga-zillionth time, the tea party attendees are not racist. They are decent hard working Americans motivated by love for their country. These patriots oppose Obama's policies, not his skin color.
America is the greatest land of opportunity on the planet for all who choose to go for it via education, hard work and a dream. In areas where blacks are having difficulty, the problem is not a racist America. The true enemies of the black community are liberal democrat policies and programs which have destroyed the black family enslaving them to government.
It is truly sad to see the once great civil rights organization acting like modern day "Uncle Tom" slaves on a liberal plantation selling out their people for a seat in the big house at the liberal democrat Massa's table.
The bottom line is the NAACP, Obama and their co-conspirators in the liberal mainstream media have no interest in the truth regarding the tea parties. Their only goal is the furtherance of their progressive agenda. Thus, they will continue lying and functioning from a place of hate and fear which will ultimately lead to their destruction.
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What the anti-America zealots can not comprehend or understand is this incredible tea party movement was birthed out of and is motivated by love for our great country. Love is the source of our extraordinary strength and growing power. Motivated by love, we tea party patriots are defeating the anti-America zealots. Come November, the anti-America zealots will be devastated. How do I know this? Because love never fails.
Lloyd Marcus (black) Unhyphenated American, Singer/Songwriter, Entertainer, Author, Artist & Tea Party Patriot
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Self proclaimed Black Unhyphenated American, Lloyd Marcus is a featured columnist on American Thinker, Renew America, Canadian Free Press and numerous other Internet websites. A speaker, activist, singer/songwriter, recording artist and entertainer, Marcus was a featured act on the historical 2009 Tea Party Expressed Tour. The finale event was the Sept. 12th Taxpayers March and Rally in Washington DC where Marcus performed for a million people.
His appearances include FoxNews, CNN, PJTV and numerous TV and radio programs. He emcees and performs his patriotic original songs at rallies and special events across America. He was the featured entertainment at the 2009 Free Republic National Convention. Marcus' mission is to use his God given gifts to spread the "truth" that Conservatism is best for all Americans. He resides in Central Florida.
An elected official, Marcus is Chairman for Precinct 424, Volusia County Florida. He is also Creative Director for the Republican Executive Committee of Volusia County.
Lloyd Marcus, Singer/Songwriter of the national "American Tea Party Anthem." President, NAACPC (National Association for the Advancement of Conservative People of Color)
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