Rep. Steve King – The President ‘Threw the First Punch’ Against Joe Wilson

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 8:35 am

At last night’s reception for the Federation for American Immigration Reform’s “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” campaign, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) gave a spirited tribute to Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.). Wilson, said King, was an “officer and a gentleman,” and if “amnesty” is stripped from the health care bill, it’ll be because of him. King also took some shots at President Obama for starting the whole fight.

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mdkclh
Comment posted September 16, 2009 @ 4:25 pm

It`s amazing to me how all of the people who are so appalled at what WILSON DID DON`T EVEN SEEM TO CARE to find out if he was right, it`s all justa smokescren to cover up the truth. Also, I do not believe it was racially motivated at all. Had a black congressman done this to a white president, would he be accused of this? Besides, he`s only a small percentage black, even he says so. So, frankly I`m getting sick of the racial crap.There are alot of important things going on right now, let`s move on people!


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[...] Steve King (R-IA) announced last night that President Obama “threw the first punch” at the “honorable” Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) who had no choice but to fight back by [...]


mantis
Comment posted September 16, 2009 @ 8:14 pm

It`s amazing to me how all of the people who are so appalled at what WILSON DID DON`T EVEN SEEM TO CARE to find out if he was right

We care if he was right, and know that he wasn't, as the bill he was apparently basing his idiocy on explicitly forbids the funding of healthcare for illegal immigrants.

Had a black congressman done this to a white president, would he be accused of this?

Maybe, if he had the kind of history Rep. Wilson does. Wilson was one of seven congressmen to absolutely refuse to move the confederate flag, the symbol of treason in defense of slavery, from atop the SC state house. His mentor was Strom Thurmond, lifelong unrepentant racist and hypocrite. He attacked Thurmond's illegitimate daughter for telling her story after Thurmond died. Since heckling the president during an address to Congress is an unprecedented occurrence, one does have to wonder why Wilson thought it would be ok. Could it be because he doesn't feel a black president deserves the respect usually accorded to the office when occupied by a white person? It's a fair question.

Besides, he`s only a small percentage black, even he says so.

Is half a small percentage, dumbass?

So, frankly I`m getting sick of the racial crap.

Or are you just getting tired of people of other races?

There are alot of important things going on right now, let`s move on people!

Yeah, you've got a birth certificate to find! Get moving!


Pug
Comment posted September 17, 2009 @ 12:54 am

It`s amazing to me how all of the people who are so appalled at what WILSON DID DON`T EVEN SEEM TO CARE to find out if he was right,

He wasn't right. He was wrong. Section 246 of the House bill forbids subsidies to people not legally in the United States. It does not forbid them from buying insurance with their own money from the insurance exchange. That will be changed now because of this idiot. So illegal aliens won't be able to get insurance even if they want to buy it. Now we can all continue to pay for their visits to the emergency room,

It isn't complicated. Quit being a dumbass and get the facts.


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[...] Steve King (R-Iowa) commends Wilson and points out that his outburst really was about illegal immigrants. He even agrees that the [...]


monkey99
Comment posted September 22, 2009 @ 6:27 pm

Wilson is National Guard. He called his Commander-in-Chief a liar.

All the rest is senseless gibberish.


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