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Posted by nebraskaobserver on September 7, 2008

Uppity. Oh, the freedom to finally say it! He uppity. She uppity. They uppity.

It seems that Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland was quoted as saying “just from what little I’ve seen of her (Michelle Obama) and Mr. Obama, Sen. Obama, they’re a member of an elitist-class individual that thinks that they’re uppity,”

Now the political correct police (PCP) are saying that by their edict, no one can use the word “uppity” when referring to a black person. It seems that in the black culture, “uppity” is a derogatory term for blacks seeking equal treatment.

Now, we’ll have to supply all politicians with an “Ebonics” dictionary and a list of politically incorrect words to describe Obama or better yet have an “Ebonics” translator assigned to each conservative member of Congress.

This is just another double-standard of the liberal press and their ilk. Obama’s PCP jumped all over Sen. Biden after Jan. 31, 2008 when he said “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy,” Biden said. “I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” (Watch Biden’s comments,   It seems that articulate, bright, clean and nice-looking is derogatory in the black culture. Anyway, Biden apologized and now these two most liberal Democrats are having a love-fest and almost “French-kissing” on stage.

The Associated Press describes Rep. Westmoreland as “a white man who was born in 1950 and raised in the segregated South” as if that’s a crime. Another crime he has committed is that “he has drawn criticism from civil rights advocates on a number of issues, including last year when he led opposition to renewing the 1965 Voting Rights Act.”

What is the greater crime here for the AP? Being a white man or having civil rights critics? As far as we are concerned, having civil right critics should be a “badge of honor”.

Uppity still describes the Obama’s’ well and Rep. Westmoreland needs not to apologize for anything. AP story

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Shades of Fremont!…..local town citizens take up action against influx of Hispanics!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on September 2, 2008

It seems that residents of the community of Goshen, Indiana are “… damn sick and tired of pressing one for English” according to Bob Schrameyer, leader of Citizens for Immigration Law Enforcement, or CILE, recently formed to spur stricter enforcement of immigration law. The continued influx of illegal immigrants and the changes they bring, however, have just been too much to take, especially with the slow-down in U.S. economy and the increasing number of layoffs in the community.

Surprisingly, besides also having an illegal immigration issue, Goshen is a small town with striking similarities to Fremont, Nebraska as shown below.

2000 Census Fremont, Nebraska Goshen, Indiana









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This Goshen group was formed out of members’ interest in cracking down on undocumented workers and their employers. Here’s some interesting points to ponder according to retired truck leasing firm operator Bob Schrameyer and Goshen City Councilwoman Dixie Robinson.

  1. “They’re not against all immigrants, it’s just the illegal ones ” says Schrameyer.
  2. According to Schrameyer, “there’s nothing wrong with the immigrants coming and filling the jobs, as long as they’re legal.”
  3. Why shouldn’t those opposed to illegal immigration here raise their voice?” says Schrameyer.
  4. “We’ve got the law on our side.” They’re the ones who are here illegally. They’re the ones who broke the law to get here” explains Schrameyer.
  5. We have thousands of people here in Elkhart and St. Joe counties who are unemployed and can’t get work and illegals are working” said Robinson, elected to the Goshen council last year, in part on her stance on the immigration issue.
  6. They want to give foes of illegal immigration a voice. Robinson says “such critics are frequently hesitant about speaking out for fear of being labeled racist.
  7. If you’re illegal, you’re illegal,” said Robinson. “This isn’t anything about being racist, prejudiced.”
  8. Schrameyer sees the undocumented immigrants as “thumbing their nose” at law enforcement, complains they don’t pay their share of income taxes and gripes about other cultural intrusions brought on by their presence. “The community is damn sick and tired of pressing one for English,” he said.
  9. Schrameyer tires of talk of “diversity,” that is, the notion touted by immigrant defenders that the food, customs and other markers of the newcomers’ home countries enhance the local culture.

Group members envision seeking enforcement of existing law that they say is ignored and pushing for new state legislation requiring employers to be more stringent in checking their workers’ migratory status. They’ll also be pressing local candidates for office on their immigration views. ALIPC story eTruth story

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