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Old 09-16-2009, 05:09 PM
 
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President Barack Obama.
He’s liberal. He’s black. He’s the President of the Untied States of America. What more could the Democrats want?
Well, apparently they’d prefer it if he was maybe just a skosh more effective, because his every failure — or even misstep — is now met with charges of “Racism!”
Funny how the American people weren’t racists when we elected him. We weren’t racists when he Rahmed his $780 billion special-interest payoff through Congress. We weren’t racists when the polls supported the non-specific, hopey-changey version of his health care reform.
But when Americans pushed back — against having their heating bills doubled, against having their health care plans usurped — suddenly, now, yes, we’re racists. No less an authority than Jimmy Carter (and his peanut heads from Kos and HuffPo on down to Garofalo and other, even less successful, hangers-on) has said so.
So. Has the America which elected President Obama by a comfortable majority not even one year ago, become suddenly more racist than it was on November 8, 2008? Or, implausible as it may seem, has a center-right country unsurprisingly soured on a left-left President and his left-left-left-left-left enablers on Capital Hill and in the Washington press corps?
And could it be just barely possible, that even some center-left folks here in America be a little put off by their Commander-in-Cheif telling them to knock off all that oh-so-inconvenient “bickering” and back-talking?
It doesn’t take Occam’s razor to slice this one, does it?
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:34 PM
 
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Vodkapundit » The Content of This Character

President Barack Obama.
He’s liberal. He’s black. He’s the President of the Untied States of America. What more could the Democrats want?
Well, apparently they’d prefer it if he was maybe just a skosh more effective, because his every failure — or even misstep — is now met with charges of “Racism!”
Funny how the American people weren’t racists when we elected him. We weren’t racists when he Rahmed his $780 billion special-interest payoff through Congress. We weren’t racists when the polls supported the non-specific, hopey-changey version of his health care reform.
But when Americans pushed back — against having their heating bills doubled, against having their health care plans usurped — suddenly, now, yes, we’re racists. No less an authority than Jimmy Carter (and his peanut heads from Kos and HuffPo on down to Garofalo and other, even less successful, hangers-on) has said so.
So. Has the America which elected President Obama by a comfortable majority not even one year ago, become suddenly more racist than it was on November 8, 2008? Or, implausible as it may seem, has a center-right country unsurprisingly soured on a left-left President and his left-left-left-left-left enablers on Capital Hill and in the Washington press corps?
And could it be just barely possible, that even some center-left folks here in America be a little put off by their Commander-in-Cheif telling them to knock off all that oh-so-inconvenient “bickering” and back-talking?
It doesn’t take Occam’s razor to slice this one, does it?

You voted for McCain. From reading Vodkapundit, I have my doubts whether he voted for Obama, either, so who is this "we"? Plus he puts the 912 march attendance at 2.3 million, which means he is completely off his rocker.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:40 PM
 
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""Why are Democrats Leaders waving the flames of racism""


I take it that's a question.


Democrats are not "waving the flames(?) of racism"".

They are rightly pointing out that it exists.

If you doubt it exists you are seriously ...naive...

OK, then you should have no trouble proving your accusation.

I'll wait....
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:49 PM
 
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Even Obama has begun to shy away from discussions of racial inequities although earlier he had said we should have open discussions of the subject. He lost support over the Professor Gates fiasco and he knows it.

Carter is simply an aging politician who is digging deeper the hole in which his legacy already rests. Haphazardly throwing down the race card to marginalize the dissent to which you disagree is a sign you are losing the card game. Carter has shown he is losing his mind.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:53 PM
 
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Even Obama has begun to shy away from discussions of racial inequities although earlier he had said we should have open discussions of the subject. He lost support over the Professor Gates fiasco and he knows it.

Carter is simply an aging politician who is digging deeper the hole in which his legacy already rests. Haphazardly throwing down the race card to marginalize the dissent to which you disagree is a sign you are losing the card game. Carter has shown he is losing his mind.
Carter losing his mind? Do you have any evidence to support that statement, other than your own opinion and "evaluation"?

I don't think so.

What do you expect Obama to say? "Oh, yeah, there are a bunch of redneck racists out there." LOL
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:57 PM
 
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Jimmy Carter is old and out of touch. He is a liberal apologist that is jumping on the same old tired bandwagon that if you disagree with Obama or his policies you must be racist. When people run out of actual viewpoints that have real substance, they resort to tactics like that. The bottom line is, this is America, where dissent has always been a part of the political process. When an administration proposes huge changes like Obama has, there will always be more opposition than what we normally see. The unforunate part is, there are people like Carter that use name calling to discount the other side's views. Not a new concept, but definitely sad.
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:03 PM
 
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Jimmy Carter is old and out of touch. He is a liberal apologist that is jumping on the same old tired bandwagon that if you disagree with Obama or his policies you must be racist. When people run out of actual viewpoints that have real substance, they resort to tactics like that. The bottom line is, this is America, where dissent has always been a part of the political process. When an administration proposes huge changes like Obama has, there will always be more opposition than what we normally see. The unforunate part is, there are people like Carter that use name calling to discount the other side's views. Not a new concept, but definitely sad.
This MUST BE the talking point which has been mailed out to all conservatives. I have heard the above posted over and over and over, almost word for word, so many times now that I have almost memorized it. If you are not a racist, why not just write about the issues you have with Obama and the Obama Administration and leave out all the talk about there being no racism in America today regarding this President? That would make much more sense, and it might actually get people to talk about YOUR ISSUES rather than continue the talk about racism.

What do you consider to be out of touch? Certainly President Carter is a very active person and not in the least out of touch. How many Nobel Peace Prizes have you won?
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:13 PM
 
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The problem is that you think that anyone who doesn't subscribe to the current GOP ideology is a "leftist." The truth of the matter is that the GOP has become so extremist and fanatical that it is at the brink of extinction as normal people are saying, "you're messed up and we don't want anything to do with you." Dance around this all you want, but normal people (or "average" Americans, as you called them) are tired of being used as tools. And by the way, you say that "Average Americans are getting very tired of being called a racist every time they disagree with Obama". Conversely, "Average Americans" are also tired of being called "socialists, communists, fascists, every time they agree with Obama and want progress and change. Think on that for a while before you respond. The majority of Americans elected Obama and yet are being told that they are full of sh*t for electing him and that through yelling and screaming they are going to change the democratic process and the results of the last election.

It is time for our country to get past racism, but honestly ProudCapMarine, did you see some of those signs at the 9-12 march? There is no way that anyone can look at those signs, read them, and deny that racism is not involved. There is much more involved: xenophobia, pretty much encompasses it. I saw in those signs, religious, racial, ethnic hatred, etc.

And for the love of all that is good, can they learn how to spell? "Diapers" on one of the signs was spelled, "Dipers". Please. It is disturbing. Is English a second language for some of these people?

Thank you.

Hey Donna7, we Republicans are already past it. The good ship USS white guilt sailed last year when white people elected a Halfrican-American to the office of POTUS with the thinnest resume since.......(I'm thinking)........Mmm, no. He has the thinnest resume of anyone ever elected to the office, but I'm certain race wasn't a factor in his election.

Note we didn't wake up one day and decide everyone protesting against the current administration is a "redneck racist tea bagger".

We're not the ones who decided that everyone who doesn't subscribe to current Democratic ideology is a "racist".

BO has lost support faster than any president in history and generic congressional polls show a looming Republican take over of the House and defeat of Sen. Reid by double digits to anyone who is not also Reid.

Americans forget how bad it is when Democrats have control of government. An entire generation has come of age since Clinton ruled with a Democratically controlled Congress that was tossed out on its fanny after two short years.

Liberals would do well to remember they, like conservatives, are guests in the people's house. Blanket accusations of wide spread racism is very poor political etiquette and an intellectual dead end.
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:24 PM
 
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This MUST BE the talking point which has been mailed out to all conservatives. I have heard the above posted over and over and over, almost word for word, so many times now that I have almost memorized it. If you are not a racist, why not just write about the issues you have with Obama and the Obama Administration and leave out all the talk about there being no racism in America today regarding this President? That would make much more sense, and it might actually get people to talk about YOUR ISSUES rather than continue the talk about racism.

What do you consider to be out of touch? Certainly President Carter is a very active person and not in the least out of touch. How many Nobel Peace Prizes have you won?
You are entertaining. Let's break this down.

Talking point. Yeah, I cut and pasted that from Hannity's website. Apparently you hope that calling someone's opinion a "talking point" will dismiss it. I actually have a mind, and believe it or not, can come up with thoughts and ideas. Crazy, I know, but once you get used to it, things are a lot easier. Liberals are supposed to be the deep-thinking, intellectual crowd, right? Okay.....ponder this: When you hear, or even read, a certain opinion over, and over, until you can remember it, it's probably because a lot of people agree with each other. I know, that's a hard one to swallow sometimes, but if you concentrate, you may see the light eventually.

Just to dab in the race topic, who ever said that there is NO racism in this country? Um, I must have missed where I said that. You challenge me (or conservatives in general) to actually make arguments on the policies we disagree with. Do you have Television, or maybe radio? They come in handy when you want to keep up-to-date with the controversies. BTW, it seems that a lot of the arguments we come up with are......."Talking points". Remember that little term? Look back at your last post, you'll find it. Sort of a vicious circle, wouldn't you say?
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:30 PM
 
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And how can you support racism? Make ridiculous statements like "everytime one disagrees with Obama , the race card is pulled".
poor hoomie. hoisted high on his own 'racism!!!!!' petard

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People who insist that they PERSONALLY see his birth certificate when he has already provided it are RACISTS and NOTHING else.
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