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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Yes, that's what is at discussion. However, the POTUS is not some local or state civic leader but the chief executive for the entire US. He has a duty to ensure the system is operating as designed and wait for the verdict BEFORE commenting. That is to ensure the system operates by design (without undue influence). He failed that.
    The verdict was handed down, and the entire process was acknowledged by Obama as legitimate. Not sure what your actual complaint is.

    Then, feeling the need to address racial issues, does he choose a case to highlight where race was actually a factor? No, he's goes right on back to the same busted trough he failed at the first go around.
    Again, not everyone shares your view on the case. I would not venture to say that racism was a component, but an argument could be made that race played a factor, however small. Addressing the concerns of his consituents from a credible platform and in a responsible manner should considerably less controversial.

    It's disgusting. That more folks aren't feeling betrayed by it is yet another sign of our slide as a nation. Contrast that with the average reaction (largely liberal) when Nixon commented on the Manson trial.
    Why exactly would anyone feel "betrayed" by his remarks? Are you sure we're referring to the same speech?
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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by keymanjim View Post
    What personal experience? After his mother abandoned him with his grandparents he attended a private school. He had to learn how to be 'black' in college.
    Obama by his own account was treated differently due to his appearance during his childhood and adult life. The fact that he went to a private school or college means nothing at all.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    Obama by his own account
    And why should we believe him?
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    Obama is a clown in blackface. Oops! I misspoke. My bad.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    IMO Obama went out of his way to keep race the central issue when he gave his Zimmerman speech. His statement that all black men have suffered this abuse and it could have been him was yet another wedge being driven by our president to divide this country. He focused on a black kid being shot by a "white Latino" as the media calls Zim instead of the black kid getting killed by another black kid every day in Chicago. This is the worst most divisive president we have ever had bar none and this is the worst speech given by a president bar none.
    Why does your poll only have two painfully stupid options?
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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Why does your poll only have two painfully stupid options?
    Express your opinion then.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    Express your opinion then.
    His opinion is that your poll options are painfully stupid.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    Express your opinion then.
    It fell somewhere between your two retarded options.
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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Why does your poll only have two painfully stupid options?
    Well, in fairness, I haven't heard too many opinions on the speech that are middle of the road. It seems like most people either really loved or really hated it.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    When Obama first ran for pres I wanted to vote for him, I wanted a black president because I thought it would heal wounds and help end racial tension. After I knew more about his politics I couldn't vote for the man but when he was elected I looked on the bright side and thought a black pres would be a good thing. I couldn't have been more wrong. Obama has squandered a golden opportunity to heal this nation with one divisive event after another and this Zimmerman speech seals the deal, sad really.

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    Re: Obama's Zimmerman speech

    Quote Originally Posted by keymanjim View Post
    And why should we believe him?
    Don't have to, but it's not exactly a incomprehensible tale. If you feel you can more accurately surmise what Obama experienced in his own life though, by all means.

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