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Old 10-07-2011, 03:31 PM
 
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BSNBC can't stand a black man gettin' uppity. He got off the leftist plantation...seems to have forgotten his place. BSNBC is in full-blown meltdown mode now that their manchurian candidate has failed miserably.
Ole Black Walnuts by his own admission would never get uppity, it wasn't appropriate. You can't leave the plantation if you never left.
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:36 PM
 
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Hermain Cain should expect hosility when interviewed by MSNBC. It is the way of the current "news" media. Glenn Beck and the Fox Network have done the same thing with liberal candidates. As for Cain and his lack of participation in the Civil Rights Movement, he should have said, "I had other things on my plate at that time in my life and chose not to participate." I mean, what percentage of 65 year-old blacks actually got involved in the Movement? If his lack of participation hurts his presidential bid, well, so be it. I'm roughly the same age as Cain and I did not participate in the popular anti-war movement of about that same time though I was against the war. Other things took precedent (such as girls).

I was of Vietnam War age back in the day and like Cain I had a high draft lottery number and was not called. It never occurred to me to enlist. It simply never crossed my mind (girls again). So I have a tough time critizing Cain for, in Lawrence O'Donnell's words, "avoiding military service" and not going to Vietnam.

Now that I have defended Cain (sort of), I will conclude by stating that I sincerely doubt I will vote for Cain for president.
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:50 PM
 
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Herman Cain fires back in highly offensive MSNBC interview | The Right Scoop

Video at the link. It's not worth anyone's time to do interviews at MessNBC
I was just able to watch the video of this amazingly hostile interview, by Lawrence O’Donnell. Wow, just wow!! This was the most hostile, vitriolic and contentious interview I have ever heard. I have to agree with the comment in the link:

“I will say that Cain proved he could hold his own and not be rattled by the offensive assumptions of these whackos on MSNBC. He hit back in the interview several times but always kept his cool. He could have hit back more in my opinion but overall I think he did great.”

Cain was great, the more I see of Cain the more I like him. O’Donnell could not have been more abusive and confrontational.

I’m sick to death of these holier than thou types. I have known people like O’Donnell in my life before, they think their past participation or accomplishments, allow them to sit on a high horse, and disparage the character of anyone else who did not do the same. What a small-minded, bitter little man, O’Donnell is, to say that Cain offends him, because Cain did not join the military during the years of Vietnam War. O’Donnell is essentially saying to his audience, that all Americans between the age of 18-36 offend him to, if they did not join the military to fight in Afghanistan; and they damn well, better not, run for president any time in the future.

Apparently, the same disparaging attitude should apply to people who have not joined their local police force, or police department. O’Donnell should raise the bar even higher, because there are bridges out there that some people never helped to build. So, if you think like O’Donnell, and if there is a bridge in your town, and someone did not help to build it, they should feel shame every damn time they drive over it.

The truth is this:

1) not everyone expresses their support for a cause by becoming a public activist

2) not everyone displays their patriotism by becoming a soldier, or a fireman or a police officer

It’s the mark of a small-minded bully, to disparage another person for not making the same choices or joining the same groups or organizations, just because they chose to do so.


Apparently, any time there is a war, whether it’s Desert Storm, Kosovo, Mogadishu, Afghanistan or Vietnam, if you did not run out and join the military, you offend the likes of O’Donnell, and they get sit upon their high horses, and hand out judgement against everyone else.
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:54 PM
 
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Never thought of that but now that you mention it Cain does seem a tad Uncle Tomish....
You are one pathetic bigot
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Tampa Florida
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Herman Cain fires back in highly offensive MSNBC interview | The Right Scoop

Video at the link. It's not worth anyone's time to do interviews at MessNBC
I know! It was great, can't wait for the next one.
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:02 PM
 
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You wouldn't understand real news. Thats why you watch FOX, you prefer propaganda.
What we saw in demonstrated by O'Donnell in that interview was not "real news", not by any stretch.

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Old 10-07-2011, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Texas
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For the millionth time, I've never refer to an African American as an Uncle Tom just for holding conservative beliefs. I reserve that phrase for those who either went AWOL during the Civil Rights movement. Cain's transgression as far as I am concerned is based upon his own story and the lies that he constructed to cover up.

"I stayed out of trouble", "We decided to avoid trouble by moving to the back of the bus."

Back in the day, that's is exactly what we called "uncle toming". And then to lie and claim that it was because he was in high school when he was actually in College a year before Freedom Summer. Puleeeze!
So if someone is afraid and they dont have the "guts" to stand up to things that makes them uncle toms? A little harsh don't you think?

Plenty of people "jumped on the bandwagon" after the tide turned.
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:07 PM
 
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You are one pathetic bigot
I calls 'em how I seez 'em if that makes me a bigot in your pathetic mind so be it....
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:08 PM
 
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I've had about enough of this clown Herman Cain as I can stand. He's just another clueless right wing whackjob plutocrat. If he thinks the economic problems facing the USA are a result of people not working hard enough, not taking advantage of opportunity, not pulling themselves up by their own bootstraps he needs to take a good, cold hard look around and step into the trenches of the working class. The entire Republican candidacy save for RP is a complete and utter disgrace.
How are your feelings on Obama telling blacks.. "Take off your bedroom slippers. Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying.

Does that seem more nicely put
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:19 PM
 
Location: Florida
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What an Uncle Tom lying piece of crap.

I say that not for any of his policies but for the bald face lie that he didn't participate in the Civil Rights movement because he was too young. Ole Herman "Black Walnuts" Cain was born in 1945, Freedom Summer was in 1964! Uncle Walnuts was 19 years old at the time.

Now let's compare Ole Uncle Walnuts with Barbara Johns who at 16 years of age led a two week strike to integrate the schools of Farmville, Va in 1951, which led to the NAACP adding her case to Brown v Board of Education.

Claudette Colvin was 15 when she refused to give up her seat on a bus and was arrested for her civil disobedience before Rosa Parks got the idea.

Black Teens Who Made Civil Rights History | Parenting | Disney Family.com

http://www.sites.si.edu/press/Montgo...%20Journal.pdf

There were thousands of children, teenagers, high school students who step up and step out during the Civil Rights Movement. Children who didn't go AWOL because it wasn't appropriate to upset white folks. I'm sorry but that is the classic definition of an Uncle Tom.
If all blacks grew up like Herman Cain, there would be no division . Herman Cain is a decent man who does not resent white folks with hate.. Herman has no racial baggage and made it in this country.. to bad not all blacks will understand this . They keep the hate and racial divide alive which gives the democrats their power... blacks are pawns of the democrats.
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