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End Morning Joe: Stop Racist, Fact-less, Ignorance Peddling

    1. Bill Noxid
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      Bill Noxid

End Morning Joe

"White rule of a Black majority is inherently wrong. Where did we get that idea? The Founding Fathers did not believe this." – Pat Buchanan

On Thursday February 16th MSNBC finally took action in response to Pat Buchanan’s long and documented history of outrageous racism, and terminated their relationship with him. For the last four years Buchanan’s daily coded and often blatant racist attacks and disinformation regarding the First Black President of the United States has been forced on viewers for three hours every weekday morning.

“White America changing color is one of the greatest tragedies in human history.” – Pat Buchanan

However Buchanan was suspended after the publication of his latest book "Suicide of a Superpower.” In it he continues his White Supremacist and White Nationalist propaganda, most notably with chapters titled “The End of White America” and "The Death of Christian America." Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC said he didn't think Buchanan's book "should be part of the national dialogue, much less part of the dialogue on MSNBC," and Pat Buchanan hasn’t been on air since he began promoting the book.

“What are Barack’s moral credentials to instruct White folks on what they must do?” – Pat Buchanan

Yet in a final insult and display of total disregard and contempt for their viewers, instead of apologizing for the years of ignorance and insensitivity, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski released a statement completely dismissing the impact and violation of Buchanan’s incessant racism with baseless First Amendment deflection - in a feeble attempted at turning the issue into a matter of Buchanan’s “Free Speech” rights being violated.

"Everyone at Morning Joe considers Pat Buchanan to be a friend and a member of the family. Even though we strongly disagree with the contents of Pat's latest book, Mika and I believe those differences should have been debated in public. An open dialogue with Morning Joe regulars like Al Sharpton and Harold Ford, Jr. could have developed into an important debate on the future of race relations in America."

"Because we believe that sunlight is the best disinfectant, Mika and I strongly disagree with this outcome. We understand that the parting was amicable. Still, we will miss Pat." - Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski

This deflection of responsibility for propagating racist hate and ignorance is as much a part of American Racism as Pat Buchanan calling the President “Boy,” and has been used to excuse dissemination of racist ignorance since the 1800s. This transparent method of legitimizing racism can no longer be tolerated.

Scarborough’s laughable claim to believe “sunlight is the best disinfectant” is instantly belied by Joe’s long standing and documented policy of blocking all twitter viewers that disagree with his daily revisionist disinformation based on such irrefutable journalist investigations like “Every Democrat I know says such-and-such.” Joe ensures that the only avenue viewers have to refute his fact-less narratives is completely blocked while he has the likes of Harold Ford grinning and nodding in agreement to every twisted notion Joe utters or Al Sharpton talking about blueberry pie, and has the temerity to call it ‘sunlight’ and ‘public debate.’ Anyone who wants to know how viewers really feel about @JoeNBC’s daily fraud need only read his twitter stream – something Joe makes sure he can’t – and see for yourself how wildly different the ‘debate’ viewers are having is versus the ‘debate’ the Morning Joe talking heads have amongst themselves.

"Buchanan has shown himself, time and again, to be a racist and an anti-Semite. It is especially disturbing that he continues to be given a platform to espouse his views at a mainstream network like MSNBC, where he is presented as a knowledgeable and respected analyst. Buchanan continues to show his true colors by espousing hateful, bigoted statements in his new book." - ADL National Director Abraham Foxman

The fact that even after MSNBC can no longer deny the racist ignorance espoused by Buchanan, yet Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will still not admit to it proves their complicity and support (informed or otherwise) of that racism. If these people are incapable of understanding or accepting the harm their ignorance inflicts on the viewers and the national dialog, they too must be taken off air. Morning Joe has significantly contributed to the ignorant and false narratives believed by the target demographic of such racism, and as a result has caused incalculable damage and impediment to the prospects and accomplishments of the First Black Presidency of the United States. It’s time to put an end to Mainstream Media tolerance and propagation of racist ignorance, and Phil Griffin needs to lead by example and clean up MSNBC.

Bill Noxid - Twitter @CallOutJoe

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    1. Reached 250 signatures
    2. Morning Joe Crew Declares: 'We Don't Read Your Stinking Comments'

      Bill Noxid
      Petition Organizer

      It's easy to tell when twitter users are actually getting to @JoeNBC - when he openly dismisses them on-air. As we approach 250 petition signatures to End Morning Joe Racist, Fact-less, Ignorance Peddling, Joe made a point of reminding viewers how little cares about them or respects their opinions by verifying once again that he doesn't read viewer comments.

      Want Joe Scarborough to actually hear you? Take this opportunity to send him a very clear message about how you feel about his disinformation. Tweet, share, submit, and post this petition on blogs and websites to increase exposure of this ongoing affront to intelligence. Remember, each signature sends the petition to Phil Griffin and 8 other MSNBC and Starbucks executives. Joe may very well block all avenues viewers have to express their disgust with his coverage directly to him, but he can't block us from expressing it directly to his bosses and sponsors.

      Bill Noxid @CallOutJoe

    3. Reached 100 signatures

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    • Kelly Green MONROVIA, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      Irresponsible reporting can ruin the work of of Autism Awareness and Acceptance Advocates. .

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    • kenneth glenn 0000, NC
      • over 2 years ago

      one sided

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    • Gordon Broom WEST PALM BEACH, FL
      • over 2 years ago

      I am tired of Morning Joe's racism. He needs to be off the air. MSNBC can get something better than him.

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    • Trisha Mitchell MILFORD, DE
      • over 2 years ago

      It's important for all Americans to stand up and demand facts from news show hosts & the media. They have mass influence. This time in our country is too important to settle for anything less than truth.

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    • ELIZABETH JONES BARLOW, KY
      • over 2 years ago

      You do not stop badgering a person when youdo not get the answer you WANT. That is no intervewing. You are too dumb to take an answer when it does not agree with the answer. I used to watch your program, but I will not anymore.

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