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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    Your opinions are more whining about incompetence excuse because of skin color..
    That is not what I said it all. Please re-read the post.
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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    The Obama Presidency is proof that the country wasn't ready for an underqualified community organizer who was elected because of a rock star image instead of any legitimate leadership, economic, or foreign policy expertise.

    This country is and has been ready for a black, Indian, Hispanic, Asian, female, Jewish, gay, or atheist President for years. Obama isn't a failure because of his skin color, and his skin color isn't what caused him to fail.
    Hence, the reason he was elected TWICE!

    Clearly, the majority of Americans liked what he was doing. Otherwise, he wouldn't have won re-election. Oh, you could argue that many people voted only in their best interest (i.e., they didn't want their unemployment benefits taken away, they didn't want to lose the possibility of obtaining health care for the first time, they wanted to retain someone in the WH who would fight for them, etc., etc.) but that in no way means America wasn't ready for its first Black President. Again, he won re-election. What better indicator of America's readiness on this issue is there than that?
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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    America is fine with a black president, but that's all Obama had going for him, it's the only reason he won and he turned out to be an unqualified individual that had nothing to do with the color of his skin. Likewise, America will do fine with a female president, but not because she's female, but because she's a good leader. We elect people based on how they look on TV, not on their actual qualifications.
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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    Hence, the reason he was elected TWICE!

    Clearly, the majority of Americans liked what he was doing. Otherwise, he wouldn't have won re-election. Oh, you could argue that many people voted only in their best interest (i.e., they didn't want their unemployment benefits taken away, they didn't want to lose the possibility of obtaining health care for the first time, they wanted to retain someone in the WH who would fight for them, etc., etc.) but that in no way means America wasn't ready for its first Black President. Again, he won re-election. What better indicator of America's readiness on this issue is there than that?
    I'm sure someone who believes the country isn't/wasn't ready for a black President would be interested in your post. I'm not, because I never said the country wasn't ready for its first black President. In fact, I said just the opposite (and you should have caught that in my post that you quoted):

    This country is and has been ready for a black, Indian, Hispanic, Asian, female, Jewish, gay, or atheist President for years.
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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    I'm sure someone who believes the country isn't/wasn't ready for a black President would be interested in your post. I'm not, because I never said the country wasn't ready for its first black President. In fact, I said just the opposite (and you should have caught that in my post that you quoted):

    This country is and has been ready for a black, Indian, Hispanic, Asian, female, Jewish, gay, or atheist President for years.

    why did you limit your list to this group? you seem to be missing a major constituency of the global population.

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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by SlevinKelevra View Post
    ahahah an interesting list you chose there.
    seems to be missing a key demographic from the world's constituency.
    i'll also disagree on the "for years" part, but I'd like an explanation on the prior point first.
    I also missed Native Americans, Latino/Asian mixes, Mormons, Muslims, cross-dressers, transgenders, and polygamists too. I don't have time to list every single possible demographic out there.

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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    I also missed Native Americans, Latino/Asian mixes, Mormons, Muslims, cross-dressers, transgenders, and polygamists too. I don't have time to list every single possible demographic out there.

    Feel free to "disagree" with me all you want. No interest in debating my opinion.

    so you think the US is actually ready to elect a Muslim president?

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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Of course it isn't. In the grand scheme of things, the only people who think about the color of his skin are those who use it to defend against criticism of a woefully inept President.
    That's really not true. Much of the disrespect and even talk at diners have often been more than we should see today.

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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    America is fine with a black president, but that's all Obama had going for him, it's the only reason he won and he turned out to be an unqualified individual that had nothing to do with the color of his skin. Likewise, America will do fine with a female president, but not because she's female, but because she's a good leader. We elect people based on how they look on TV, not on their actual qualifications.
    AMEN.

    If we actually LOOKED at Hillary's resume, this is what it says:

    Rich, lying, elitist 1%er with offshore bank accounts. She was FIRED from the Watergate investigation for lying. Her sec. of state run was a historically awful one, resulting in the foreign policy failures and her resignation.

    But heck, she's a woman and the people don't give a crap about the rest!

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    Re: Is the Obama Presidency proof that the U.S. is not ready for a black President?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    I'm sure someone who believes the country isn't/wasn't ready for a black President would be interested in your post. I'm not, because I never said the country wasn't ready for its first black President. In fact, I said just the opposite (and you should have caught that in my post that you quoted):

    This country is and has been ready for a black, Indian, Hispanic, Asian, female, Jewish, gay, or atheist President for years.
    Oh, believe me. I read every word. That's why I answered the way I did.

    If the people didn't want this Community Organizer with no executive experience at the state level (Governor) who happened to be Black running the country, not only would they not have elected him to office the first time, they wouldn't have done it TWICE!
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