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Old 07-13-2012, 12:06 PM
 
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Same as above. I went to one years ago and even though it was partially paid for, I still ended up spending around $300. The people I met, the seminars they led, the entire make up and feel of the crowd was older professionals. Not people looking for handouts and booing someone for taking away freebies.
um.. you forgot to point out where he's talking about black professionals and/or NAACP members in that statement.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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You conveniently ignored the part of the video (also included in the title of the video) where he referenced "free stuff." Did you just not pay any attention or did you choose to ignore the fact that the made the same comment to white people?
Are you an idiot? That clip is literally him responding to someone ASKING FOR FREE STUFF. Who at that NAACP event asked about FREE STUFF? No one.

In fact, the only FREE STUFF Obamacare provides are for those who qualify for Medicaid.

So to recap: You're comparing Romney saying "if you want the FREE STUFF YOU ASKED FOR..." to a woman who ASKED FOR FREE STUFF to Romney saying to a group of people WHO DON'T GET FREE STUFF and aren't asking for FREE STUFF "if you want the FREE STUFF THAT YOU"RE NOT GETTING..."

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Old 07-13-2012, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I guess when the only card you have left is the race card, you will play it even though it doesnt fit.
Thank you for proving to the undecided voters that your side has nothing left to offer.

Wait, did I read this correctly. You're saying that it's the Republicans who are playing the race card?

How incredibly rich is that?
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:11 PM
 
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Have you ever been to anything like this? You have to pay in advance for tickets, and unless you live in the area, hotel & travel. Between meals, tickets, and everything else, you can easily spend $600 - $800 for the event.



Same as above. I went to one years ago and even though it was partially paid for, I still ended up spending around $300. The people I met, the seminars they led, the entire make up and feel of the crowd was older professionals. Not people looking for handouts and booing someone for taking away freebies.
I know plenty of people that don't have health insurance and pay that kind of money for vacations and other things. Some are those that just choose not to have it because it isn't free. Again, you have no idea the insurance situation of people in this crowd.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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So the NAACP only represents well to do Black businessmen now ?
What does that have to do w/ anything? That crowd he was talking to are not the NAACP. They are attendees at an event sponsored by the NAACP. Mostly Black, mostly professional attendees.


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um.. you forgot to point out where he's talking about black professionals and/or NAACP members in that statement.
You're playing with me right? Please tell me you don't need me to breakdown how he compared the Conservative crowd he's addressing to the previous crowd he spoke to, then compared their reactions, then compared their motivations for those reactions.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:13 PM
 
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Anyhow, if they have it through work they normally have to pay something don't they? Maybe they like the idea of free Obama care instead.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:14 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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I know plenty of people that don't have health insurance and pay that kind of money for vacations and other things. Some are those that just choose not to have it because it isn't free. Again, you have no idea the insurance situation of people in this crowd.
That's even MORE of an argument against his freebie claim. If they don't have insurance now, they're going to have to pay for it w/ Obamacare. How does that help your point?
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Anyhow, if they have it through work they normally have to pay something don't they? Maybe they like the idea of free Obama care instead.
What the hell is free Obamacare? Explain this free part and where it comes in to play if you're not very poor?
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:16 PM
 
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What does that have to do w/ anything? That crowd he was talking to are not the NAACP. They are attendees at an event sponsored by the NAACP. Mostly Black, mostly professional attendees.




You're playing with me right? Please tell me you don't need me to breakdown how he compared the Conservative crowd he's addressing to the previous crowd he spoke to, then compared their reactions, then compared their motivations for those reactions.
He compared one crowd to another in regards to what they want? So what?
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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He compared one crowd to another in regards to what they want? So what?
Really? The NAACP crowd wanted free stuff? What free stuff does Obamacare provide.
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