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July 5, 2012

AME Church Opens Mouth, Removes All Doubt

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the most prominent black denominations in the country, is blasting the House vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress last week, comparing the move to the “evil strategies employed following the Reconstruction era.”

The House voted 255-67 in finding Holder in contempt of Congress last week for his failure to hand over some documents in the botched Fast and Furious gun-walking investigation. While the vote was led by Republican lawmakers, 17 Democrats crossed the political aisle to hold Holder in contempt.

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Removes all doubt as to what? That they can not think straight on this issue because of the color of his skin?. Whatever happened to the attitude of being judged by the content of your character rather than by the color of your skin? Personally, I think Holder has been judged on the facts and the outcome is right. At least the House of representatives ocassionally gets things right. A lot more than can be said for either House at General Convention.

[1] Posted by SC blu cat lady on 7-5-2012 at 06:53 AM · [top]

They also had FNC removed from their convention hotel TV last month.  Covered and documented by a local TV station.  It was eventually restored after other guests complained.  Nothing like someone with a fair, open mind.

[2] Posted by APB on 7-5-2012 at 08:15 AM · [top]

#2 - Have they never heard of a remote control?  Somehow I’m able to live with MSNBC on my cable system without fainting each time I fat-fingered going to the NBC sports channel to watch hockey and see Rachel Maddow or Ed Schultz for 2 seconds.  Oh the agony!

[3] Posted by Bill2 on 7-5-2012 at 08:24 AM · [top]

My supervisor attends the local AME: while I don’t want to judge the entire denomination on one man, he is one of the most stupid morons I’ve ever worked for (one of those types with a watered down ‘doctorate’ who calls countless meetings so he can exercise his privilege of ignoring you, etc). Also, I had to attend a graduation ceremony 2 months ago where the speaker was an AME bishop: she was so absurd! She was a woman 20 years older than I am, and she was trying to act ‘cool and hip’ for the 18 year olds: she tried to stand bent over on her side like she thought teenagers like to do, etc., and she threw a lot of slang phrases from ‘hip-hop’ songs (most of them were hits from the late 1990s and early 2000s that the kids had never heard), etc. Everyone I was sitting with said it was the most stupid performance they had ever been subjected to.

[4] Posted by All-Is-True on 7-5-2012 at 08:42 AM · [top]

I’m sure Americans United will be along any moment now to denounce this obvious breach of the separation of Church and State.  Hold your breath, everyone!

[5] Posted by Jeffersonian on 7-5-2012 at 10:07 AM · [top]

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