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Hands Up on the Floor of Congress

Dec. 2, 2014

Democrats join in the fun. Forget the facts, just use this foolish gesture to teach a “larger truth.” As Reason’s Ed Krayewski writes, “[F]our members of Congress raised their hands on the House Floor to ‘show solidarity with the protesters’ in Ferugson. Those four are Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.), and Al Green (D-Tex.). All four voted AGAINST an amendment in July that would’ve limited the transfer of military equipment from the Department of Defense to local police agencies.” Just saying. Frankly, it is these Congressional clowns who insist Americans taxpayers put their hands up, in order to take and redistribute their earnings to fund the enslavement of future generations of black constituents on urban poverty plantations. More…

Update: Fox News’ Megyn Kelly challenged Rep. Green, saying, “How is it about race when every witness who testified Michael Brown was charging that cop was African-American?” Green replied, “Well because African-Americans can make mistakes, too.”

“All of ‘em? All six of 'em?” Kelly challenged.

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