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Blog: Rev. Wayne Perryman: Can Black Conservatives Help Republicans Win in 2012?

Submitted by on August 3, 2011 – 10:42 am15 Comments

Is history repeating itself? Lincoln was faced with a similar question regarding black soldiers fighting for the Union. During that time, like today, there was a lot of skepticism. How effective will these black soldiers be? Will they be loyal? Are they willing to fight for what they believed in? Will they do this just for the money, or will they do this because they believe in the cause?

As you know, the 54th Black Regiment of the Union Army fought gallantly, even though at one point they were paid less than their white counterparts. Nevertheless, they performed beyond expectations and the black soldiers (according to Lincoln) were the difference between victory and defeat. Defeat would have been the end of the Republican Party. They had placed all their marbles on ending slavery, re-uniting the country and proving that they knew what was best for our country.

How dedicated are Black Conservatives and can they help the Republicans win in 2012?

They have stayed loyal even though they had to endure name calling from the Left, names such as: “Uncle Toms” “Sell-outs,” the white man’s Nigger” “traders,” “ignorant Niggers,” “Stupid Niggers” along with a multitude of other names.

They have given money to Republican candidates, attended fund-raising dinners, manned telephone banks, marched in parades for candidates, put up yard signs and supported the Tea Party Movement

They have written editorials, produced websites, YouTube videos, Hip-Hop songs, DVDs, and CDs, in addition to publishing books, posters, calendars, magazines, and online magazines.

They have started their own radio talk shows at the local level, and have made guest appearances on Fox’s Hannity & Colmes, C-Span, CNN and a multitude of radio talk shows.

They have continued to support the Republican Party even though at times they felt like outsiders looking in.

Although, a lot of emphasis will be placed on getting the Hispanic vote in 2012, it is important that the Republican Party invest in reaching the Black and Asian voters as well. As every study has shown, America is rapidly becoming a nation of color and in the very near future the number of ethnic minority voters will exceed the number of white voters.

More than our Hispanic brothers and sisters, the Black Conservative voters have supported the Republican Party (during good times and bad time) since 1854. No other race and no other (non-white) ethnic group can say that they have supported the Party from the beginning.

Some say the Black Conservatives are only looking for money from the Republican Party’s political war-chest. However the record will show that Conservative Blacks have not only given more money to the Republican Party than any other ethnic group since 1854, no other ethnic group has used their own money to develop a multitude of products to reach members of their race as have the Conservative Blacks.

Can Black Conservatives help Republicans win in 2012? Only if the party leaders do as Lincoln did, believe in them, invest in them, and give them the opportunity to fight side by side for the victory. The Black Conservative is the much-needed foot soldier, who can go into the black community along with his white counter-part to bring a unique message of economic success for the black family.

 

 

15 Comments »

  • Lisa says:

    Dear Rev. Perryman,

    I applaud your courage in a day when men are shying away from standing on principles. I fear our government is becoming (as Jesus said) a den of thieves. Both parties are bickering over how to spend money none of us has! I pray sanity will come back to the people and to our nation and leaders. We need to read our history and the rich tapestry that it is, as regards black Americans, as well; and also concentrate on the fact that we are veering away from the Bible which has wisdom for every age of the world, and as we leave our conservative heritage of freedom and individualism, we take on the bondage of serfdom by the modern pharoahs trying to institute their idea of ‘what’s best for everyone’. The problem is, they do not know any more than any of us what is best.

    Keep the faith and encourage men of all stripe to help turn our nation back to the America she first was in spirit.

    LAH

  • I am an Old Man of 74 Years of age. And I was Raised in a Mississippi Home of SOLID DEMOCRATS.

    Later During MY college Years at The University of Mississippi, I saw a TERRIBLE SIGHT. ! !

    I saw an Air Force Veteran receive Horrible Treatment at “MY UNIVERSITY” A SCARE I BEAR UNTIL TODAY !

    That VETERAN WAS JAMES MERIDETH ! WHO LATER SERVED AS AN ASSISTANT OF “JESSIE HELMES” ! !

    I KNOW the TRUTH about the “SAGA OF OLE MISS”,,And Believe ME I WAS THERE,,at Least 85% of the students WHO WERE NOT AGAINST JAMES MERRIDITH’S ADMISSION,,IT WAS MOSTLY OUTSIDERS THAT CAME TO MY CAMPUS THAT CAUSED THE REAL PROBLEM ! !

    FORM THT DAY TO THIS I HAVE REALIZED THE WORTH OF “ALL AMERICANS”

    AND EVEN THOUGH I HAVE NEVER OFICIALLY “JOINED” “THE TEA PARTY” I HAVE BEEN AN OUTSPOKEN ADVOCATE OF GETTRING YOUNG “BLACK AMERICANS” INVOLVED IN THE “BLOGS” AND SOCIAL NETWORKING OF THE “CONSERVATIVE CAUSE”

    I AM NOW A RESIDENT OF “TEXAS” BUT MY HEART BELONGS TO MISSISSIPPI,,AND I SUPPORTED A VERY FINE ACTIVE YOUNG BLACK WOMAN FOR THE VACATED SEAT IN MISSISSIPPI ELECTION FOR THE U.S. REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE>

    SHE CAME CLOSE,,BUT IT WAS NOT TO BE. HOWEVER,, ONE CAN STILL SEE HER EFFECTS ON “FOX” NEWS

    I SAY WE CAN USE ALL OF THE HELP WE,(Conservatives) CAN MUSTER ~! !

    Respectfully Submitted:

    Robert W. Chatham

  • Jim says:

    Rev. Perryman,

    Even as a child growing up in the south in the 40′s and 50′s, as a Christian, I have never felt comfortable considering any other human as lower than myself. During my working career, I have worked for and had reports that were of all ethic groups and it has been a wonderful experience. In fact, one of our very best friends is Chinese and he and his wife have been our friends for over 40 years and we have watched their children grow from infants to now individuals in their mid-30′s. Also,one of my long time friends and former boss is a black man whom I greatly admire and whose daughter and son are folks we talk about each time we are together. I am not saying that there are no biases or prejudices in our society but rather that we can have valued friends from all ethnic groups.
    I can’t think of a greater blessing I could feel than to see the day when we allow the Civil War and all the conditions that existed prior to and during expire and just live as dedicated Americans.

    I believe our country is in perilous condition today and this generation will either have the courage to say “enough is enough” or else we will lapse into indifference. There is a tremendous struggle going on between liberals who would take us into Socialism and conservatives who want to preserve the heritage we received from the founders of the greatest nation in history. I have no doubt that conservatives of all backgrounds can work together as a force for keeping those values and conditions that make us different from all other societies on earth and one that almost every other group admires and desires to adopt. I know it is somewhat over simplified but we are not in perilous condition because of a “black” president but because there are two deep philosophical belief systems about how to provide for the citizenry. Liberals believe the government should become our big provider of almost everything and conservatives believe the government should be the provider of opportunities and I am of the latter persuasion because: 1) handouts rob the receiver of motivation and initiative to take advantage of opportunities and a very rich and rewarding life and 2) providing opportunities to all citizens gives motivation to realize their potential and build a life well beyond anyone’s expectation and this should be available to everyone who is willing to work.

    I would welcome everyone who is of a conservative persuasion to help recover and preserve those attributes that have made our country great. Let’s work, pray and support one another to be able to tell our children and grandchildren (as was said in the last scenes of Saving Private Ryan) we earned this for you.

    With respect,

    Jim

  • John Stolte says:

    Thanks for a great article. All persons, regardless of color, who share a common vision for America should take pride in working side by side and shoulder to shoulder in order to realize our common vision. We all need each other.

  • Matt says:

    A wonderful article sir. I was so very impressed with the caliber of conservative candidates who ran as Republicans for office this last year.

    While I was pleased with the great wins of Tim Scott and Allen West, I greatly lamented that Star Parker and other black conservatives did not win their races. The Black Congressional Caucus (all -40 Democrats) do tremendous disservice to all people of our nation with their constant drone of “…government can provide for all your needs”, etc. I would love for 2012 to be a far more successful event than even 2010…..

    Thank you for enduring the horrific name calling in the name of serving our nation. It my honor to have you as a conservative brother.

  • Reverend, let me say something as another OLD White FART, You asked if the Black Conservative can help to win the election for the conservatives, if you don’t help us ,we darn sure will not win and thats a promise, I wish I could find the words you used to say about our Racial president, I would not insult you and the members of Raging Elephants by calling him black, he is not worthy aanymore than Joe Biden is intelligent enough to be called a Honky,or any other name other than USELESS as that is where the two fit…
    I truly hope that not all Black families feel that all white families hate them or vice Versa, but the man in office has done more to creat havoc in the racial lineage and cause more hate ,fear and disrespect in his 4 years than all 71 pof the others I have resided on this big beautiiful Planet that God The Father still controls even though others think they do, they are playing it exacltly as He is dealing the cards to them, and one day soon He will clean the Table of the sorry bastards…
    Lyndal Valentine
    Just one old tired ,worn out cowboy

  • Ellie Diegelmann says:

    Reverend Perryman,

    Couldn’t have said it better myself! Here’s hoping the masses agree with you. So far the other comments seem very encouraging and inspiring.

    Godspeed!

    El

  • El says:

    Reverend Perryman,

    I couldn’t have said it better myself! Here’s hoping the masses agree with you. So far the other comments seem very encouraging and inspiring.

    Godspeed!

    El

  • Arthur Young says:

    You are right on target. From your Plano friend,keep up the good work.

  • Melinda Jones says:

    I am a 63 year old caucasian woman. I have been married 47 years and My husband is retired from the US Army. We have been stationed all over the world and we have encountered predjudice and ignorance in every place we have been. We have found it to be fairly equal in all races and economic levels. We must be the ones to stop instilling this in our children. The buck stops here, with us, now! What has happened to personal responsibility, kindness, and just plain civility! I pray you can make a difference, and I pray we all join in and help you. God bless you in your work to help the conservative minorities identify more with the Republican party. And, may you also convert a few libs!

  • merv says:

    I can not beleive what I am reading from our “black conservatives.” Is this a joke? This can’t be real. Tea party? What? I noticed in just about every post I read, our “black conservatives” keep using the word black dems, black conservatives, etc. It’s 2011, we don’t have to do that anymore. We are “all American”.

    Wake up! And what does Stampede mean? Your gonna run over me, if I don’t join the Tea Party? Funny…..

  • Judy says:

    Thank you Rev. Perryman for your statement of truth. All conservatives must stand together to achieve the greater good for our lives, liberty and Country. There will always be those who name call and bait us hoping to weaken our resolve, wanting us to lower our standards to their level and have us believe we will face defeat. MLK understood this just as those who nonviolently protest today.

    Carry on your good work and let us all pray for your and our success together.

  • Rev, first of all a newsflash for you…Lincoln himself stated “if there was some other way to end this killing of brother agaainst brother “OTHER THAN” FREEING SLAVES I WOULD DO IT ” ..Lincoln further elaborated during the Lincoln /Douglas debates that he did not want the move towards emancipation to suggest that HE BELIEVED THAT THE BLACK MAN WAS EQUAL IN ANY WAY TO THE WHITE…(that again is history not opportunist political spin..oh, and that hat is hitting rev ! )..and as far as BLACK REPUBLICANS HELPING THE REPUBLICAN PARTY WIN, as a minister of the GOSPEL OF TRUTH ..it must be at least “somewhat” problematic for you that you have to IGNORE the WHOLESALE RELIANCE on DISTORTIONS ,BEARING OF FALSE WITNESS (President Obama is a marxist,socialist, communist, muslim ,illegal alien etc,etc)..and more importantly as a MAN OF GOD ..THE FACT THAT PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS BEEN ONE OF THE FEW IF NOT THE ONLY PRESIDENT WHO “UNASHAMEDLY” CONFESSED HIS RELIANCE ON THE CLEANSISNG PROPERTIES OF THE “BLOOD-OF-CHRIST” IN HIS SALVATION..THE PREVIOUS REPUBLICANM PRESIDENT (although he had support of the entire “christian right ) ACTUALLY SAID HE PREFERRED TO “NOT” EVEN USE THE NAME JESUS TO FREQUENTLY BECAUSE IT MIGHT OFFEND OUR ARAB ALLIES (meant Sauidis of course , maybe that had something to do with why they could not find BIN LADEN in ten years ..yet president obama found him in less than three )

  • ebonycapamerica says:

    Sir, the current wave of “black conservatives” have missed a golden opportunity to “be about , what you say you are about”..when they made the decision to enable the scurrilous attacks against THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT…taht is fact not fiction, anyone of us in the black community “could” get on at the expense of the languished history of BLACKS here in america, yet many (most) of us could never ,never compromise in the interest of “personal gain” as so many “Black conservatives” seem to do !.sIR, WHERE IS THE HONOR, WHERE IS THE COURAGE ..OH, I GET IT NO ONE CAN “PAY” THE BILLS WITH AN “IDEOLOGY” RIGHT …I’m not going down to the Mercedes dealer and buy that new car with my “devotion” am i ?

  • Doug says:

    As a gradchild of KKK Imperial WiZard I will tell you that he was a die hard Democrat. Remove your shackles and set yourselves free. The Democrats have been lying to your people for over a 100 years.

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