The "Conservative's" Guide to a "Safe" Glenn Beck rally in Washington DC

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    Tea Partier's Warning-Filled Guide to D.C.

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    "Safe" areas are in blue and the "unsafe" are in red.

    The American Prospect's Adam Serwer reads the guide's subtext, "which basically goes out of its way to impose on Tea Party activists the necessity of not accidentally visiting any of DC's mostly black neighborhoods." He sighs, "I suppose if you exist in a media atmosphere in which black people spend their time developing plans for racial 'payback' than believing its really dangerous to enter a mostly black neighborhood is an entirely rational response."

    "Dupont Circle, gay area"

    A conservative blogger's assertion that parts of the nation's capital should be avoided as unsafe, warned conservative protesters visiting the nation's capital to avoid certain subway lines, suggesting they are unsafe, that certain neighborhoods should be avoided, that the city is populated by the world's refugees -- that taxi drivers are often Arab or African -- and that generally visitors should be wary.

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    FOXNews.com - Thousands Turn Out for Glenn Beck Rally as Civil Rights Leaders Protest Event

    Tea Partier's Warning-Filled Guide to D.C. | The Atlantic Wire
     
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    Actually I have been to a couple events where safe/danger zones were listed like this.
    It is a smart way to have an event.
     
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    It's pretty much true. To be the National Capital of the US, Washington, DC is 95% cess pool. As Americans, we should be ashamed. I wouldn't live in DC if I could do it rent free.
     
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    It's a very smart idea. It's a mistake for people who call the first black president a "Marxist/Socialist/Racist/Terrorist/Nazi/Fascist/boy" to wander into a "black neighborhood" made up of people who are proud of a US citizen who, through hard work, lived the American dream and went from food stamps to the "White" House.

    Many don't appreciate the rights's treatment of a man who has led by example. Especially going to the rally of a middle aged white man who has made a living out of demonizing the president and even attacking the president's 11 year old daughter. I don't see it ending well.
     
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    You funny little kid, rdrool.

    If the left whine (oop, sorry, Wing.... Left Wing) MSM didn't keep telling blacks and gays that conservatives 'hate' them, maybe we wouldn't have to worry about 'black' neighborhoods. Maybe, just once in a while, the MSM should tell the fucking truth.
     
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    If you've ever actually BEEN to DC then you know that the only "safe place" is right around the Smithsonian. Go one block from there and it looks like Watt's circa 1960. That is a shame, but is no fault of Beck's or the people who organized this rally.
     
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    There are a lot of bad areas in DC, and it is indeed wise to warn unfamiliar visitors not to venture into them. There are very few "bad" parts of any city that really live up to the hysteria for groups of people in broad daylight though. DC is no exception. That map was marked by somebody a little paranoid if you ask me.
     
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    One of the most publicized and featured speakers at Beck's rally is Dr. Alveda King (who has referred to gay marriage as "genocide"), niece to MLK.

    Very few blacks aren't in the Confederate Republican Party for many reasons.

    But, for California Girl to even mildly suggest that gays are welcome into the Republican Party is so far out in right field. Is she lying? Is she a turd? Is she ignorant? I don't know. I can't say. If she had an atom of honor herself, she wouldn't even attempt to make such a a suggestion, even as a joke unless she is just "stupid" and simply doesn't know any better.

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    Earlier this month King grabbed headlines when she equated gay marriage with genocide.

    "It is statistically proven that the strongest institution that guarantees procreation and continuity of the generations is marriage between one man and one woman," King said at an Atlanta rally. "We don't want genocide. We don't want to destroy the sacred institution of marriage."

    Alveda King Speaks at Glenn Beck's D.C. Rally - ABC News

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    She spoke out about her family's commitment to traditional matrimonial values and even claimed that her uncle, Dr. King, and his "lovely wife," Coretta Scott King, were also on board with this belief system.

    King failed to mention, however, that the late Coretta Scott King actually supported gay marriage publicly and was even a speaker at a 1996 Gay Pride festival in Atlanta. Back in 2004, she called gay marriage a "civil rights issue" and even denounced a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban it. She was once quoted as saying:

    "Gay and lesbian people have families, and their families should have legal protection, whether by marriage or civil union. A constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages is a form of gay bashing, and it would do nothing at all to protect traditional marriages."

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Calls Gay Marriage 'Genocide' - BV Black Spin
     

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