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Published:January 7th, 2012 10:18 EST
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Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry: Who Hates Blacks The Most?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"I will go to the NAACP convention and tell the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps."

Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich

It`s not surprising that New Gingrich would make such a condescending and racist statement. The ethically-challenged Gingrich frequently disparagingly refers to President Barack Obama as the "food stamps president."

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Unfortunately, Gingrich isn`t the only GOP presidential aspirant playing the race card, Rick Santorum was talking about entitlement reform when he said, "I don`t want to make black people`s lives better by giving them somebody else`s money; I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money." We are all too familiar with Ron Paul`s infamous newsletters, in which he made many derogatory statements about blacks, homos[e]xuals and Jews.

The African American community isn`t desperately waiting to hear from the ethically-challenged former Speaker of the House, on welfare reform or any other subject.

Gingrich and Santorum are only slightly more sophisticated than the racists politicians of yesterday who would have warned white voters: These Negroes are living high of the hog, munching on fried chicken and eating watermelon at the expense of God-fearing decent White people. If elected I will end all welfare programs!

Gingrich`s statement presumes and implies that black people are demanding food stamps, when the truth is that out-of-work blacks are demanding the same thing that out-of work whites are demanding: JOBS.

It`s very telling that the only time the Republican presidential candidates mention the African American community, is when they stigmatize them as leeches who live off the welfare state.

Any person of color who votes for anybody the likes of Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry (remeber the n-work rock controversy?), needs to have his head examined.

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