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MississippiLSUfan
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re: African-Americans and Obama

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PortCityGirl35


Obvious alter gonna alter.


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mmcgrath
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New Jersey
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What were you watching?

Nothing. I would guess that he is either making it up or reposting the twitter nonsense about Stacey Dash as if it were a new topic.

Notice that there is no qualification as to who "they" are yet the assumptions on here go on anyway.


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JohnnyKilroy
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Member since Oct 2012
8698 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
From your link

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I am thoroughly disgusted with the majority of the GOP and I will vote STRAIGHT blue in Nov.


Image: http://www.teazel.com/images/stories/codewords/Codewords-500x243.jpg


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MDcajuntiger
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Member since Sep 2007
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Never racist, just proud of my people


If you are in favor of suspending reason and objectivity in favor of racial pride....

Nevermind, you and "your people" with this mindset are indeed beyond help.


PS: I am sure there were a bunch of proud people in Nazi Germany while atrocities were committed and within the Taliban while the Twin Towers fell.

Pride can be a very dangerous thing when not tempered with reason..

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DaGarun
Northwestern St. Fan
NashVegas
Member since Nov 2007
18865 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
The AP has a piece about this very thing.. good read

LINK


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PortCityGirl35
Louisiana Tech Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2012
426 posts

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Oh look, you found a random racist to help sustain your archaic world view


Are you serious? I'm from the deep south. Tell that crap to somebody who doesn't know any better.


jcole4lsu
Virginia Fan
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Member since Nov 2007
27528 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
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Tell that crap to somebody who doesn't know any better.

looks like someone is unaware that there are plenty of blue collar racists who vote democrat (mainly for union reasons)



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RogerTheShrubber
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Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
99894 posts

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Are you serious? I'm from the deep south. Tell that crap to somebody who doesn't know any better.




You really aren't helping your argument.

The world has changed in the past 40-50 years, you apparently haven't.


FlyingTiger06
LSU Fan
Bossier City, LA
Member since Nov 2004
1153 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
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and in the mountains of Afghanistan while the Twin Towers fell.


While I understand and agree with your premise about danger in pride without reason, this portion of your analogy is incorrect. The Afghan people really don't identify with a national identity. To them it is family, then village, then tribe. The tribal identity is as high level as most of the population in Afghanistan goes.

BTW, that's one of the major issues over there. Since they don't care about being "Afghan" people, they don't really care about who is in power. All they are concerned with is local stability and security and don't care who provides it. That's why they really didn't care about the Taliban being in control.


PortCityGirl35
Louisiana Tech Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2012
426 posts

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You start out in 1954 by saying, "N*gger, n*gger, n*gger." By 1968 you can't say "n*gger" — that hurts you. Backfires. So you say stuff like forced busing, states' rights and all that stuff. You're getting so abstract now [that] you're talking about cutting taxes, and all these things you're talking about are totally economic things and a byproduct of them is [that] blacks get hurt worse than whites. And subconsciously maybe that is part of it. I'm not saying that. But I'm saying that if it is getting that abstract, and that coded, that we are doing away with the racial problem one way or the other. You follow me — because obviously sitting around saying, "We want to cut this," is much more abstract than even the busing thing, and a hell of a lot more abstract than "N*gger, n*gger."-Lee Atwater,Southern Strategy[


LaBornNRaised
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The Datty's are Fixed!
Member since Feb 2011
10268 posts

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Somehow black people have it in their heads that they get treated differently because of the color of their skin


There is not one thing in my lifetime that would make black people around my age think they were treated differently, well except people of their own skin exploiting them if that is what you mean.


GTFO with the bull shite that you and most likely everyone u know probably never faced from white people.

In my lifetime, I have seen race warfare and I promise it is not the white people who are the ones killing, robbing, and have overall tone of hatred for blacks. It is the other way around.Statistics back up the first two, my eyes back up the third one.


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PRK
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Member since Sep 2009
8857 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
For every person voting for President Obama "because he's black", there is another person voting against President Obama "because he's black".


MDcajuntiger
LSU Fan
Denonvilliers' and parts outlying
Member since Sep 2007
1005 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
Thanks for the clarification. Will edit the generalization in my post.

Thanks for your service

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jcole4lsu
Virginia Fan
The Kwisatz Haderach
Member since Nov 2007
27528 posts

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probably fairly accurate. blacks are voting for obama because hes a democrat. they are turning out in greater numbers because hes black, though.
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RogerTheShrubber
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Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
99894 posts

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For every person voting for President Obama "because he's black", there is another person voting against President Obama "because he's black".


I don't know a single person voting against Obama because he is black. I am sure there is still a few out there, and they are stupid pieces of shite who would be better off not voting.

Exactly how I feel about both those that do, and don't vote for anyone based solely on race.



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Ham Malone
Arkansas Fan
Topeka
Member since Nov 2010
1270 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
PoliBoard has its own definition of racism, which is based off the hivemind. Don't worry about it, just laugh at it. There was a long thread last night with "colored people" in the title. Don't take this board seriously.


RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
99894 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
You have some valid concerns but you also have been fed a steady diet of bull shite from fear mongers who make a living stoking the fears of black folks.

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jcole4lsu
Virginia Fan
The Kwisatz Haderach
Member since Nov 2007
27528 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
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So you say stuff like forced busing, states' rights and all that stuff.

wow

you really are a brainwashed sheep. have fun with that.

protip: not every whitey is out to get ya.


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JohnnyKilroy
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Oct 2012
8698 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
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For every person voting for President Obama "because he's black", there is another person voting against President Obama "because he's black".



Obviously I'll want substantive proof that a significant percentage of voters are voting against Obama because he's black, and not the hundreds of other reasons for voting against him. That doesn't mean I'll refuse to acknowledge it. It may be difficult to prove, but if someone wants to make a sweeping claim like that they better be able to back it up with figures.


PortCityGirl35
Louisiana Tech Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2012
426 posts

re: African-Americans and Obama
You forgot tax cuts


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