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When Tea Party and NAACP Join Forces to Defeat a Tax

Eric2065 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 9:58 AM
Strange bedfellows on that one.
Blair31 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 11:52 AM
Yes, they are. Considering the NAACP thinks the Tea Party's the Second Coming of the KKK, it's remarkable.
Kali_Fred Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 2:23 PM
For once, the black preachers and their flocks looked out for their interests, regardless of who else was doing the same thing. That should scare the h e l l out of obama.

Large groups of blacks looking out for their interests instead of the interests of the Democratic Party? That is truly revolutionary. That should scare the h e l l out of obama and the dems.

No one would believe it, but a combined effort by tea party activists and the NAACP helped defeat a proposed 1 percent sales tax for transportation on the 10 main counties that make up some 6 million people living in the Atlanta metropolitan area. And consider this: These two "Davids" had nothing but some printed signs and rallies to get out their message.

The "Goliath" in the contest was a collection of civic organizations backed by $8 million of support by the Atlanta corporate community. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a highly popular Republican governor, and Atlanta's "superstar" mayor, Kasim...

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