Colin Powell shows his true colors. 1. Colin Powell has been given honors that few of us ever accrue: He has been National Security Advisor, he has been Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, and even the United States Secretary of State. 2. Every one of those positions awarded at the behest of a Republican. And Im certain he was aware of the political party that felt he deserves those awards. He even claimed to be a member of that party. 3. COLIN POWELL: THERES A DARK VEIN OF INTOLERANCE IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY a. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell who split with the Republican Party to endorse President Barack Obama two times said Sunday there are some clearly racial elements within the GOP. b. Theres also a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party, Powell said on NBCs Meet the Press. c. While not mentioning former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin or former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu by name, Powell referenced past comments from each about Obama as evidence of racism in the party." Colin Powell: There?s a ?Dark Vein of Intolerance? in the Republican Party | Video | TheBlaze.com 4. Seems its time to give the general a bit of instruction .and, perhaps, see who the real racist is. 5. A rule of life, that all would do well to learn early on, is that reality is defined by actions .not words. Perhaps some examples? The check is in the mail, or Ill respect you in the morning. 6. In fact, 'the reality lesson' shows up as a major difference between Liberals, for whom feeling passes for knowing, and conservatives, for whom data informs policy. 7. Now, the general, who avows to be a Republican, but has voted for the most Liberal President weve ever had, twice, now gives cover- again- to Obamas failure to cut spending by dangling this racist red herring. 8. Seems to me that the general has become the race-card croupier, 9. Could not the phrases that Powell points to as indicia of racism be, merely, common phrases? Could not the racism be a figment of Powells psychology, or an attempt to ingratiate himself in other precincts? a. Show me the actions .dont babble! 10. Lets go back to #5, above, and demand data rather than conjecture: : He has been National Security Advisor, he has been Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, and even the United States Secretary of State. All due to Republicans. a. Looks to me like some racism lots of folks would like directed at them! Hard to know the true colors of a turncoat.