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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by TiredOfLife View Post
    Show us these "lot of people"?
    Start with Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton as the two most successful race-baiters.
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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    Yes, and most of it is fomented not by the right but the left. I won't deny that there are assholes on both sides, but there is only one that needs it to continue its existence...



    If you have any reliable proof of what you say, let's see it.

    Otherwise, I will just ignore your egregious lies.

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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    You get an "A" in spelling but an "F" in evidence.

    The Kids Behind the Cruel Oberlin Race Hoax - Chuck Ross, Daily Caller



    Same to you, fella. I'm not buying that far right bull****.

    But I'll give you an E for effort.
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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    If you have any reliable proof of what you say, let's see it.

    Otherwise, I will just ignore your egregious lies.
    If I cared about your desires, I probably wouldn't be posting...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Attacking Conservative will do nothing to make your case. What Obama has done is not presidential and has created a larger racial divide in this country.

    I personally see it in the eyes and hear it in the words of Black Americans everywhere I go. Things have definitely changed for the worse.
    Are they getting uppity?

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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Those words from Bush you wrote had nothing to do with race...nothing. He never mentioned the race or color of those involved AT ALL!

    Racism is born, bred, manifested and metastasized in the mind of a Leftist and has been a tenet of Communism for more than 100 years.

    The former FBI Director, J. Edgar Hoover, said of the Communist goals:

    "Communists seek to advance the cause of communism by injecting themselves into racial situations and in exploiting them, (1) to intensify the frictions between Negroes and Whites to 'prove' that discrimination against the minorities is an inherent defect of the capitalistic system, (2) to foster domestic disunity by dividing Negroes and Whites into antagonistic, warring factions, (3) to undermine and destroy established authority, (4) to incite racial strife and riotous activity, and (6) to portray the Communist movement as the 'champion' of social protest and the only force capable of ameliorating the conditions of the Negro and the oppressed."

    You and that DHS employee can now go into complete denial. 8)
    Hoover was a paranoid, dishonest, despotic, corrupt, hypocrite who tried to black mail and extort presidents, and other political and civil rights figures including Martin Luther King Jr. He ruined many innocent lives and caused a lot of harm by using the FBI as his personal secret political police. He also busted some crimnals along the way. He is not a good source of wisdom on race relations. Neither are George Wallace or Lester Maddox.

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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    Okay, we can disagree. But answer this please. What are we to do? Wait until the right agrees that something is racial before speaking up. If we did that there would still be separate bathrooms and water fountains.
    Separate, but ¨equal.¨






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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by TiredOfLife View Post
    In a country where people still hate and fear blacks, especially black men, how exactly was he supposed to bring us together? Even before he was elected the overt racists here were screaming for his head. What he eventually has to do, in high profile race cases, is make some sort of statement. That's not inserting himself, and I'm quite sure that's the last thing he wants to have to do.

    We are still a racist country. Obama can't fix that and frankly, that's not his job either.
    When Obama first ran for pres all I heard from the left is how electing a black as pres would do great things for race relations in this country and at the time I agreed but Obama has acted just like a Sharpton or a Jackson at every opportunity and he has done nothing but make things worse. He could have risen above it, not taken the bait and not played the poor oppressed black man at every opportunity.

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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    Although I think Obama would have hoped to bring the races together more, he's faced some unique complications in that regard. As the first black President of the United States, he's had to be careful NOT to be seen as "the BLACK President" as opposed to the President of all of America. Secondly, there have been those in his political opposition who understand that challenge and use it against him by consistently not only highlighting his race but doing so in way to amplify and magnify racial animosity. For example, today of the Drudge Report there are two headlines that in my opinion were worded to maximize racial divisiveness and animosity. The first is the headline linking to the tragedy involving the WWII Vet who was senselessly murdered. The Drudge Report was careful to include the race of the suspect in the headline. The second was about the senseless murder of the college baseball player in Oklahoma that read something to the effect that interracial violent crime was overwhelmingly blacks victimizing whites featuring the mugshots of the two black teens arrested in the case but omitting the white teen. I recall the after school bus fight involving two kids of different races where not only the Drudge Report but several high profile conservative leaning media outlets gave the story significant coverage, made it look like blacks were on a mission to harm whites and then linked in the election of President Obama. I think of Shirley Sherrod, who's testimony of faith and forgives was edited to make it look like the Obama administration discriminates against white farmers. Many of these media outlets practically celebrate urban violence especially if it occurs in Chicago as well as losing the US Olympic host award. Its a disturbing state of affairs in but President Obama faces some unfortunately challenges in trying to bring about greater racial harmony, much of which is coming from the political group that at one time was known for its commitment to the Juedo-Christian ethic and family values.
    More excuse making for poor little Obama. No wonder he couldn't do it, nobody could really.

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    Re: Has obama brought the races together

    Quote Originally Posted by Krhazy View Post
    No, Obama has not brought the races together. But neither has he pursued any kind of racially divisive policy. I think he's made like two or three comments over the course of being constantly in the public eye for six years that were unintentionally divisive, but they pale in comparison to those of anti-Obama commentators here and elsewhere.

    So if race relations are worse than they were six years ago, I think it's primarily because it serves the interests of critics, not because Obama has been promoting any kind of divisive agenda.
    He jumped in and played the poor oppressed black man at every opportunity. You say it was only a few times, so what. The reality is those were huge race relation events that he morphed into Jesses Jackson for.

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