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Old 11-02-2008, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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If McCain was black and Obama was white, I would still vote for Obama. However, I would be lying if I said that I was not excited about a black not becoming president.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:36 AM
 
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I think it has to do with they want a black president regaurdless if it is a racial vote. That is obvious in that they couldn;t have had a wihte that has better worked in their interest than hillary clinton and they abandoned here because of race IMO. Racism has no bounds really.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Coastal Northeast
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Are African Americans racial in someway or another?
No, matter how much one tries to deny the TRUTH, this race is really about race for Most African Americans...............
And whites. Nearly every white person I know (and I'm white) who is voting McCain tried to get me to switch my vote by saying "but he's black!"

It goes both ways, chief.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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And whites. Nearly every white person I know (and I'm white) who is voting McCain tried to get me to switch my vote by saying "but he's black!"

It goes both ways, chief.
Indeed.
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Old 11-02-2008, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Chicago metro
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They are a very race-oriented people. Their racial interests will always come first. They will not vote for McCain. It is *totally* about race.
And no, these are not meant to be racist statements, so don't even try going there, libs.
I'm black myself, and most blacks are democrat. Blacks voted for Bill Clinton(he's a white democrat) in huge numbers just like we doing for Barack Obama. If you didn't know, the majority of blacks were republicans at one time. It was only little over 40 years ago when they pass the law for blacks to have the right to vote.
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:49 PM
 
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They are a very race-oriented people. Their racial interests will always come first. They will not vote for McCain. It is *totally* about race.
The Americans in general are very race-oriented.
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Yeah, they vote for democrats cause they wanna leech me. That's wrong!

STOP TOUCHING ME!
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Old 11-02-2008, 01:00 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Are African Americans racial in someway or another?
No, matter how much one tries to deny the TRUTH, this race is really about race for Most African Americans...............
How insulting for you to suggest that AAs are so shallow as to use race as he only reason to vote for a candidate. What you need to understand is that Barack Obama is BY FAR the superior candidate here and he happens to be AA. Recognizing his superiority as a candidate, AAs overwhelmingly favor him. AAs are a people of great depth and people who are excellent judges of character. Obama clearly the better choice.

Also I see nothing wrong with Obama getting a more than favorable look from AAs since he is the FIRST EVER. THIS IS A HISTORICAL MOMENT considering this nation's shameful past and treatment of AAs. Only AAs truly understand what this man had to endure to get to this level, and he is to be admired.
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Old 11-02-2008, 01:08 PM
 
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How insulting for you to suggest that AAs are so shallow as to use race as he only reason to vote for a candidate. What you need to understand is that Barack Obama is BY FAR the superior candidate here and he happens to be AA. Recognizing his superiority as a candidate, AAs overwhelmingly favor him. AAs are a people of great depth and people who are excellent judges of character. Obama clearly the better choice.
I think what you don't understand is that any time someone is told they "need" to understand something, what they "need" is generally being decided upon by the private agenda of the person communicating this apparent "need".

I've measured Obama, and even for a politician he is woefully ignorant of most characteristics I value in a candidate. Born and raised in Chicago, and this Chicagoan has had enough half-baked, semi-racist populism shoved down her throat by the Chicago Machine. I never thought the day would come when I'd be ruled over at the national level by a nanny-state machine politician.

Secondly, I hate Harvard. I despise every brainless idiot to graduate from that most awful of schools. Harvard and Yale have done enough damage in the east coast. It's like the worst of both worlds all in one: backwards twit who ruled over corruption and never once interacted with the actual impoverished black communities in Chicago, with a Harvard degree, about to be elected.


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Also I see nothing wrong with Obama getting a more than favorable look from AAs since he is the FIRST EVER. THIS IS A HISTORICAL MOMENT considering this nation's shameful past and treatment of AAs. Only AAs truly understand what this man had to endure to get to this level, and he is to be admired.
Bull**** only blacks understand. He was raised by a white woman in a northside area so affluent no one understands it. The people who understand poverty by far outweigh those who understand the life of privilege and affluence Obama was raised in.
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Old 11-02-2008, 01:10 PM
 
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Lynn Swann (a black man) ran for governor of PA as a republican and got 13% of the black vote.
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