Breaking: Governor Haley Picks Rep. Tim Scott to Replace Jim DeMint in US Senate

Breaking—
Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in US Senate.

FOX News reported this morning that Governor Nikki Haley has picked Rep. Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the US Senate. This means Scott will be the only African American in the senate.

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  • DecentAmerican

    Wonderful! It’s about time that an intelligent and elegant man who happens to be black took a position of power in DC! But beware mr Scott, the racist Democrats will do everything in their power to destroy you, they just hate to see a smart independent thinking black American!

    Congratulations, and God speed you on your journey to save this country.

  • Sasja
  • donh

    ” So shines a good deed in a weary world ” Willie Wonka

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  • Ragspierre

    Excellent pick. Good news!

  • Gail

    Good choice Gov. Hayley. He has always impressed me as do most of our black conservative/independent leaders!

  • Gail

    let me correct that, as do ALL, not MOST!

  • Ruebacca

    Fantastic. We needed the real deal to replace DeMint.

  • ★FALCON★

    Scott better be ready to called a racist, an Uncle Tom, and be a target for not being black enough.

  • Tom Doniphon

    Let the Uncle Tom attacks begin! If they can go after RGIII, no Blacks are exempt!

  • DecentAmerican

    falcon…no doubt, but Tim Scott has impressed me by being elegant and above the fray. He is committed to making the country better. The KKK founding racist Dems will constantly be against him, but he has righteousness on his side. A wonderful day in this time of sadness, and a momentous occasion in history, when a man like Scott is recognized for his content of character!

  • Bigkahuna

    Nikki is obviously a racist since she didn’t pick a black democrat woman!

  • Look-Out

    As we’d hoped…I have an idea DeMint knew she’d make this pick.

    Thank you, Governor! And we expect only the best from you, Tim Scott~

  • bigL

    Yay!! God speed and good luck to You Senator Scott.
    A great choice because he is a capable guy, a mensch, will do a great job.

  • Mike

    This made my day. Way to go, Gov Haley!!!!

  • Ray

    He’s just a cornball brother.

  • Sam Stone

    BUT BUT BUT the GOP’ers are supposed to be racists!!!!! How can this be?

  • Sam Stone

    Is Scott black enough for the left?

  • Another Bob

    So the only black senator is a republican!!! The media will have to stop talking about the shooting now and focus on destroying this guy.

  • suzanne

    Great choice!!

  • driguana

    Awesome…a female Indian-American governor chooses an African-American male to be a Senator….how racist and sexist of them….!!!!

  • walknot

    #20

    So much low hanging fruit for the Progs, lets hope they overload and fry their narrative.

  • Fuquay Steve

    Well not sure what the republican establishment thinks, but it is good for the US.

  • Mad Hatter

    Outstanding pick. Let the Alinsky left go into meltdown mode.

  • Sam L.

    Oh NOOOOOOO. The gov appoints an inauthentic Uncle Tom to the Senate! DEMS outraged!

  • TheDefLeprecon

    I think he is a great choice! Wonderful man. It’s unfortunate that the racist attacks against him have already begun on twitter. But that is what I expect from the left.

  • The Dems and Libs aren’t going to like this. In their world all blacks must be just like them. Congratulations Rep. Scott. Unlike many Democratic appointments that judge only by the color of ones skin, I know you were chosen for your accomplishments, experience, and good character.

  • Carle

    Merry Christmas America! Another Great American to fight the good battle to stop the “transformation”, and begin the recovery.

  • paul52

    I’m sure Sen. Scott will be welcomed with wide open arms and cheering at the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • Gary

    I guess I’m the lone dissenter today.
    Maybe he is a great pick, but then maybe she picked him because he’s black, or at least partially for that reason.
    I know Haley’s a good lady, but the Republicans seem to think they can win favor by appointing blacks, other minorities, and women to power positions. It’s like they’re trying to build a defense to accusations of racism, sexism, etc.
    But the other side will demonize us with those slurs either way.
    I hope this wasn’t a pander.

    The Republicans are wandering in the desert now.

  • Ray

    31-I would agree except that Scott is qualified and capable. Plus he is a conservative. Also,remember that a sizeable % of young black men(almost 20%)voted for Romney.

  • Patty

    A wonderful man and will be a wonderful asset to the Senate.

    Thanks Gov. Haley

  • FurryGuy

    #31 December 17, 2012 at 11:36 am
    Gary commented:

    Heaven forfend that Gov. Haley more than likely chose Rep. Scott for his QUALIFICATIONS. Yeah, gotta be about race, solely and wholly.

    So if Gov. Haley had chosen some white Republican, dude or dudette, would you be as equally derisive? You sure echo the Lib talking points to come to perfection.

  • Patty

    Just a thought, OT

    We must become politically active, seeking to elect those who will join us in this battle. If necessary, we must follow the examples set by Ghandi, Martin Luther King, and even the Founding Fathers of this nation. Ronald Reagan said that freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction; let that not happen in this generation, and let us never fall before a false god!

  • Nick Shaw

    And thus begins the attacks by the Tolerant Left!

  • Sasja

    Gary is a racist and should be ignored. Conservatives pick candidates based on their qualifications, not skin color and shame on you for trying to turn this choice of a more than qualified individual into something racial.

  • I hope Mr. Scott has a spine of steel. If he is not steeled against being called an Uncle Tom, a House Negro, “inauthentic black”, or a traitor to his race, he’s about to have a life-altering experience at the hands of the true racists – the Leftists.

  • mamagriz1968

    Today is my birthday, and this just made my day. I knew Rep. Scott was one of the good guys, and then read an article a couple months ago that showed him to be a man of principle and faith. I have no doubt he will handle the media and the Senate just fine because he has such strong faith. Good day for America.

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  • Joel

    Wonderful.

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  • FurryGuy

    <blockquote#37 December 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm
    Sasja commented:

    He sure was at the forefront of the racist comments the Left have begun to make regarding the appointment.

  • bg
  • doc

    In your eye demos!

  • Steve

    We have the introduction of soon to be Senator Scott by Gov Nikki Haley posted now…

    http://commoncts.blogspot.com/2012/12/breaking-next-senator-tim-scott.html

  • Ozark Lee

    Now I’m just waiting for Harry Reid to refuse to seat him.

    …Lee

  • Patty

    NAACP welcomes Scott to Senate, expects no help from ‘small government’ lawmaker

    http://dailycaller.com/2012/12/17/naacp-welcomes-scott-to-senate-expects-no-help-from-small-government-lawmaker/

  • bg

    ++

    ht Steve:

    Senator Tim Scott introduced by Gov Nikki Haley

    Slave narratives and Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    [Uncle Tom’s Cabin had a tremendous impact. The character Uncle Tom
    is an African American who retains his integrity and refuses to betray his fellow slaves at the cost of his life. His firm Christian principles in the face of his brutal treatment made him a hero to whites. In contrast, his tormenter Simon Legree, the Northern slave-dealer turned plantation owner, enraged them with his cruelty. Stowe convinced readers that the institution of slavery itself was evil, because it supported people like Legree and enslaved people like Uncle Tom. Because of her work, thousands rallied to the anti-slavery cause.]

    Why Are We Tearing Down Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

    [Uncle Tom’s Cabin was written by a white woman as an anti-slavery tract because of her visit to a plantation and from meeting freed slaves. The book was very close to being a straight ahead manifesto on non-violent resistance. There were a significant number of literate and well-educated blacks in the American Northeast and in Southern and Eastern Canada and there were several black owned Publishing Houses where books were being published by freed slaves as they came north. American literature, published and written by black and white men and women in the late 18th until the late 19th centuries, was crucial to educating the white middle and upper classes on the evils of slavery, and played a key role in starting the American Civil War.]

    scroll entire thread comments for more..

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    Steve #46 December 17, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    oops, didn’t see your post until after i posted mine.. 😀

    ==

  • Gary

    Sasja,Furry Guy

    I’ve never leveled any ridiculous accusations at you over your views.
    So F*CK you too.

    Go ahead and bury your heads in the sand.
    No way would a Republican ever pander, right? Because Republicans are so famous for standing on principle right?

    Must be fun to live in your world.
    The real has sucked lately.

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  • Bob

    This is a great pick. Scott will represent this state very well. Maybe this will be a turning point for african americans to see that you can be a republican, be patriotic, work, pay taxes and live well as an American.
    The shameful left has already denounced Scott as being a token, Uncle Tom and not really black. Only the democRATs can say that kind of stuff and their liberal press ignores it.

  • Gary

    Bob
    Maybe so, but probably not.
    I think there is very little the Republicans can do to get the black community’s vote, and moves like this (as we already see) are denounced and ridiculed.

    The Republicans were lambasted for the two weeks following the election as being out of touch with blacks and hispanics. So at the very opportunity to appoint anybody to a position of power, they choose a black man. I’m not saying one way or the other about his qualifications, but it does look like an obvious pander.
    Couple that with Boehner taking Conservatives off committee appointments and caving on point after point on the “fiscal cliff” and the trend shows that four years from now we’re going to have an even more moderate candidate for president and lose even worse than we did this time.

    Of course there are the simple minded among us who want to call me a racist for pointing it out (a device too often used by the libs I might add), but if the people cheering this party or anything about it don’t wake up, Conservatives will forever be in the back seat without a party that represents them.

    Sorry to say it, but once again, I’m done with the Republican party. I’m looking at viable Conservative 3rd parties now. Yes, I know they don’t win, but neither do we win now. We don’t win when the Democrats win, and we don’t win when the Republicans win.