weaselzippers;Congressional Black Caucus Ordered Not To Criticize Obama On Syria "Limit Public Comment"
Like good lap dogs, they will comply.
Via The Cable:
As an increasing number of African-American lawmakers voice dissent over the Obama administration’s war plans in Syria, the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has asked members to “limit public comment” on the issue until they are briefed by senior administration officials.A congressional aide to a CBC member called the request “eyebrow-raising,” in an interview with The Cable, and said the request was designed to quiet dissent while shoring up support for President Obama’s Syria strategy.The CBC, a crucial bloc of more than 40 votes the White House likely needs to authorize a military strike in Syria, is scheduled to be briefed by White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Monday. Until then, CBC chairwoman Marcia Fudge has asked colleagues to “limit public comment until [they] receive additional details,” Fudge spokeswoman Ayofemi Kirby told The Cable.When asked if the White House requested the partial gag order, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said “the Administration is reaching out to all Members to ensure they have the information they need to make an informed judgment on this issue.” Kirby said it was her boss’s request and was aimed at keeping members informed rather than silencing anti-war members.
If these people really Gave a S**t about Black Americans, they'd put a stop to This:
National Institute of Mental Health: Violence Initiative: Junk Medicine In Jackboots
which is a Prime Factor in the Incarceration of such a huge percentage of young black men in America today.
On Syria, we even get a straight answer from Rep. Charlie Rangel.
When asked if his constituents had any appetite for a war with Syria, Rangel replied bluntly. "In answer to your question: Hell no."
Rangel must be envisioning the shit storm He'll encounter when His constituents begin coming back from Syria in body bags.