Black People : Some Tea Party leaders, those who own property deserve to have their voices heard


Well-Known Member
Sep 17, 2010
all over
taking care of my family and myself
Talking about going back in time or seeing history repeat itself! What would you do if this should happen?

Want to vote in the 2012 election? Well, if the Tea Party had their way, if you rent an apartment, live with friends or family, live in a shelter or nursing home, or have some other arrangement, you wouldn't be able to.

To some Tea Party leaders, only those who own property deserve to have their voices heard.

Via the Institute of Southern Studies:

When critics charged that tea party groups like True the Vote may have been trying to disenfranchise voters with their aggressive tactics in the 2010 elections, the allegations were often waved off as a hysterical exaggeration.

But at least some leaders of the national tea party movement openly question the idea of widely-accessible voting rights -- even embracing a time in U.S. history when suffrage was denied to renters and others who didn't own property.

On his November 17 internet radio program, Judson Philips -- president of the Nashville-based company Tea Party Nation -- defended the original U.S. laws that allowed only the landed elite to vote, making these comments:

The Founding Fathers originally said, they put certain restrictions on who gets the right to vote. It wasn't you were just a citizen and you got to vote. Some of the restrictions, you know, you obviously would not think about today. But one of those was you had to be a property owner. And that makes a lot of sense, because if you're a property owner you actually have a vested stake in the community. If you're not a property owner, you know, I'm sorry but property owners have a little bit more of a vested interest in the community than non-property owners.
Next step? Giving you an extra vote if you own a business, cabin, vacation home or rental property. Things get awfully complicated though once you get into timeshares.


Well-Known Member
Jun 18, 2004
north philly ghetto
retired computer geek

the tea party is composed of fascist, racist, idiots.
i see no reason to pay attention to anything any of them say.
it's a waste of time to post their words.

acknowledge that they are fascists and put your energy into a way to defeat them.

:fyi:you might want a better tittle on the thread

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : IRS official at heart of tea party scandal retires Black People Politics 0
Gorilla Black People : Tea Party Member Accuses Occupy Movements of Operating Rape Camps Black People Open Forum 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Obama spars with Tea Party activist Black People Politics 11
Ankhur Black People : The Tea party got Theirs/ When do We GET OURS? Black People Open Forum 42
Therious Black People : Black tea Party Leader Of Virginia Gloats over Tucson Killings Black People Open Forum 19
Ankhur Black People : The Tea Party Did, now what do We Do, or plan to do? Black People Open Forum 26
jamesfrmphilly Black People : ragnarok, white tea party in the house? Black People Open Forum 24
Istari Black People : Tea Party, GOP Groups, Target Minorities for Voter Suppression Schemes Black People Open Forum 9
MsInterpret Black People : So says the Tea Party: Black men perfer selling drugs over an education Black People Open Forum 4
Amnat77 Black People : Blacks members of the Tea Party Black People Open Forum 1
Kemetstry Black People : Tea Party Bowing to Pressure??? Black People Open Forum 8
W Black People : Blacks speak out against the NAACP of today and defend the Tea Party Black People Open Forum 4
ru2religious Black People : What If the Tea Party was Black? Black People Open Forum 2
Ankhur Black People : Tea Party calls Congressmen the N word Black People Open Forum 4
Clyde C Coger Jr Health and Wellness : Beneficial Effects of Green Tea Black Health and Wellness 2
Clyde C Coger Jr Food Discussion : 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger (Plus an Easy Ginger and Honey Tea Recipe!) Food Discussion and Recipes 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Health and Wellness : The Morning Detox Tea and a Salad for your Skin Black Health and Wellness 2
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Tea Partier’s KKK Connection Black People Politics 2
river Black People Politics : Obama Compares Occupy Wall Street Protests to the Tea Baggers Black People Politics 4
Khasm13 : Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers Audio Video Web Conferencing 0
Metaverse Black Spirituality Religion : Share your "Tea" Experience. Black Spirituality / Religion - General Discussion 176
A Beverage Drink Recipe : Sweet Iced Tea (Very Simple Version) Food Discussion and Recipes 9
jamesfrmphilly green tea Black Health and Wellness 6
D Beverage Drink Recipe : Fruit Tea Punch Food Discussion and Recipes 1
1poetsought Black Poetry : Bohemian Tea Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 15
I Black Poetry : Need your HELP with a Poem for Girls Scout Tea Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 12
R Black Poetry : iced tea Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 6
G Black Poetry : Peach Tea Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 25
G Black Poetry : Green Tea Sipped Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 6
alyce Black Poetry : tea time Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 8
blazejay Black People : It's been hard for me Not a self pity party Black People Open Forum 4
HODEE Black People Politics : Dress Rehearsal Something that Always existed within the Republican Party Black People Politics 8
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Our Black Party Black People Politics 0
R Black Poetry : A club could be a heavy stick get a hug in a CHEVY with a chick read a map of town begin to flirt in a wraparound denim skirt at a party it serves he Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 2
Writeous1 Black People : Exposed - The New Black Panther Party & the NFAC Black People Open Forum 7
S Black People Politics : Politics - NPP Orders Constituency Heads to Identify and Suspend Persons who Invoked “Curses” on Party Executives Black People Politics 0
R Black Poetry : They play this is every club find out I'm very thug got a drop top whip like DOUGI FRESH bee-bop script grab a hottie at the party bar you in jump in Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 1
Perfection Black People Politics : ¦BPP Studies¦ Group Cohesiveness in the Black Panther Party Black People Politics 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Black Women : Party Of One: Three Black Women On Being Single And Satisfied Black Women 8
jamesfrmphilly Black Entertainment : steve-harvey-skips-staff-party Black Entertainment 1
jamesfrmphilly Black People Politics : african-americans-feel-taken-for-granted-by-democratic-party Black People Politics 13
S Black People Politics : How the Democratic Party Betrayed Workers and Its Base Black People Politics 6
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Former Sanders Aide: 'We Don't Need White People Leading the Democratic Party' Black People Politics 5
jamesfrmphilly Black Positive People : the-white-house-hosted-a-princess-party-for-115-black-girls Black People Doing Positive Things 5
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Abdul-Jabbar: 'Being Dismissed by One Party and Taken for Granted by Another' Has Hurt Blacks Black People Politics 3
alcase Black People Politics : Is the Democrat(ic) party really the best option for black America? Black People Politics 30
Queenie Black People Politics : The Soul of the Democratic Party Black People Politics 108
willa Black People Politics : Hillary: Secret History of Democratic Party Black People Politics 78
Destee Black Sports : Kyrie Irving Denies ‘No Black Girls Allowed’ Yacht Party - Surrounded by White Girls Black Sports 35
chuck Black People Politics : The New Party Line: "Make (Our) America Great Again!!" Black People Politics 1
Similar threads

Latest profile posts

sekou kasimu wrote on ZIbijah's profile.
Have you read "The Iceman Inheritance: Prehistoric Origins of Western Man's Racism, Sexism, and Aggression"?
$1 Billion Black dollars in 30 days
Destee wrote on Marcchris's profile.
Hi @Marcchris ... Welcome Welcome Welcome!!! :wave: ... Thanks for joining us AND becoming a Premium Member! :cheerleader: ... I am honored. Please make yourself right at home! Much Love and Peace.
Destee wrote on rhymebad's profile.
I Love You! :love:
Destee wrote on dunwiddat's profile.
Good to see you Sister! :cheerleader: