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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Yet he trumpets womens rights as if they are the suppressed people. The problem exists under his very nose, but he is blinded by politics to support women because they are the majority of the vote.
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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    More proof that this guy sucks, as if we need any more.
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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by 24107 View Post
    Great news for the American people, the President is an emotionally scarred former drug addict.
    Not former

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    I sure as hell would too if given the chance. I'm sure you would turn it down though.
    Way to strawman. His point wasn't that he wouldn't do it if give the chance, his point was that suggesting Obama lived a life "a lot closer to the average American" was a bit questionable of a statement.

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    No it isn't ... this is.
    So at some point do you plan to make an actual argument, or just continue to post nonsensical pictures?

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    "The notion that no matter who you are, or where you came from, or the circumstances into which you are born, if you work hard, if you take responsibility, then you can make it in this country," the President said.
    "But you've got responsibilities too. And I know you can meet the challenge, many of you already are, if you make the effort."
    Really struggling to see what's so terrible about the message President Obama is sending there. Isn't that the American Dream?

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by Serenity View Post
    Really struggling to see what's so terrible about the message President Obama is sending there. Isn't that the American Dream?
    There are two major problems, and it's not these particular statements. The first problem is he is shifting monies towards racially preferential programs, not okay, either we are a merit society or we are an entitlement society, he is arguing from a position of building up "them", "but not them".

    The second major problem is that these words conflict absolutely with "You didn't build that". At one speech he is denigrating the accomplishments of the currently successful, and like a double talker telling a different audience "you can be anything through your actions".
    Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by LaMidRighter View Post
    The second major problem is that these words conflict absolutely with "You didn't build that". At one speech he is denigrating the accomplishments of the currently successful, and like a double talker telling a different audience "you can be anything through your actions".
    Is this an example of Libertarian-Right reasoning? I thought Libertarians were smarter than the average bear...

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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    Oh ****! A picture of him smoking weed? That must mean he was an addict! Look, he's an alcoholic too!


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    Re: Obama unveils 'My Brother's Keeper,' opens up about his dad, drugs and race

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    So at some point do you plan to make an actual argument, or just continue to post nonsensical pictures?
    That just means you missed the point.
    You must look deeper, my child.
    Look for the implications.
    The point is his deception ... the point is his pretense ... the point is his manipulation.

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