Historical note: Taxes always increase during a Democratic administration and amazingly the number of homeless always drops during the first 24 hours after the inauguration of a Democratic president. We can now add racism as something that goes and comes with the changing of the guard at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with this current administration being by far the best example of an emerging pattern.
A group of black publishers has canceled a planned January conference in South Carolina where Rep. Joe Wilson is a representative and joined an economic boycott of the state started by the state NAACP in protest of the confederate flag flying from the State House grounds.
A group of black newspaper publishers on Friday charged Republican Rep. Joe Wilson with racism for yelling, "You lie," at President Obama during his nationally televised address to a joint session of Congress.
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has canceled a planned January conference in South Carolina, where Wilson is a representative, and joined an economic boycott of the Palmetto State started 10 years ago by the state NAACP in protest of the confederate flag waving from the Statehouse grounds.
Wilson shouted his accusation Wednesday night in response to Obama saying that his health care reform plan would not cover illegal immigrants. Wilson, who drew sharp criticism from both sides of the political fence for the breach in decorum, immediately apologized to Obama and the president accepted. But House Democrats are pressing Wilson to apologize on the House floor or face disciplinary action.
The latest fallout from Wilson's outburst, however, is the first time race has been injected into the controversy. read full story from FOX New