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Re: Far-right Texas Republican wins local seat by pretending to be black

Norland ·
Somebody should have googled that mutha, then they would have known he was a snow ball.
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Re: White House Considering Big Cave To Republicans On Judges

roarin1 ·
Such 'considerations' are repugnant. And for anyone (first of all,) to play politics like a hand of poker is repugnant as well, because the stakes are the amerikkkan public. But why should any of that matter when the man at the top, is found to be 'irresistable' by the masses? It doesn't matter that he may be devoid a scrotum or it's contents, thats just the general 'attitude' of amerikkkan politics.....correct? If elections have consequences, then this one has been a disaster of biblical...
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Re: No more food inspections and for some, no more food, as Republican shutdown grinds along on Day 14

RadioRaheem ·
Re: No more food inspections and for some, no more food, as Republican shutdown grinds along on Day 14
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Re: No more food inspections and for some, no more food, as Republican shutdown grinds along on Day 14

Yemaya ·
Expect a repeat of this in January. The Tea Party/LIbertarian/GOP just bought some time to plan again....
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Re: No more food inspections and for some, no more food, as Republican shutdown grinds along on Day 14

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Expect a repeat of this in January. The Tea Party/LIbertarian/GOP just bought some time to plan again....
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Re: The smirking jackals of heartless, brainless Republicans suggest starving poor kids

DennisKalita ·
The rulers come first. Taxpayers must first bailout the US corporate rulers and there are not enough supplemental funds to serve mere citizens. JP Morgan is seeking funds from citizens right now: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/...over-fdic-funds.html Food stamps take money away from the rulers who demand the transfer of taxpayer funds into their coffers. It is the job of propaganda outlets like Fox News to incite racism, brainwash po’ rednecks so that they vote against their own interests and...
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Re: The smirking jackals of heartless, brainless Republicans suggest starving poor kids

DennisKalita ·
. . . but I have to say when my family needed food stamps last year, it was a Godsend. So, yeah, heartless idiots in power . . .
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Re: Local GOP chair resigns after 'Daily Show' interview where he said 'lazy black people' want the 'government to give them everything'

Yemaya ·
Fired for publicly speaking what the GOP/Tea Party/Libertarians say behind closed doors AND why they are so against what they refer to as 'entitlement' programs for actual taxpayers.
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Re: Local GOP chair resigns after 'Daily Show' interview where he said 'lazy black people' want the 'government to give them everything'

roarin1 ·
I've grabbed a bag of popcorn and (all I'll say is ) a cold beverage and have gleefully been watching the self-destruction of the conservative front lines for quite some time now....man, excellent flick!
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Re: Local GOP chair resigns after 'Daily Show' interview where he said 'lazy black people' want the 'government to give them everything'

Norland ·
These southern "white" men really need to confront the "lazy black" who's flowing in their bloodlines. That's who has them racially pissed. Old Rastus down the dirt road apiece; their cuz.
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Re: Local GOP chair resigns after 'Daily Show' interview where he said 'lazy black people' want the 'government to give them everything'

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by roarin1: I've grabbed a bag of popcorn and (all I'll say is ) a cold beverage and have gleefully been watching the self-destruction of the conservative front lines for quite some time now....man, excellent flick! The name of this flick is :"You Can't Fix Crazy" http://cdn.teamcococdn.com/jok...-the-immigration.jpg
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Re: The smirking jackals of heartless, brainless Republicans suggest starving poor kids

Yemaya ·
Yes GOPers want to cut food stamps while at the same time getting farm subsidies for their congressional districts... hhhhmmmmmmm!
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Re: The smirking jackals of heartless, brainless Republicans suggest starving poor kids

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Yes GOPers want to cut food stamps while at the same time getting farm subsidies for their congressional districts... hhhhmmmmmmm! http://www.newyorker.com/onlin...tml?intcid=obnetwork
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Re: The smirking jackals of heartless, brainless Republicans suggest starving poor kids

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by DennisKalita: Originally Posted by Yemaya: Yes GOPers want to cut food stamps while at the same time getting farm subsidies for their congressional districts... hhhhmmmmmmm! http://www.newyorker.com/onlin...tml?intcid=obnetwork Check it out. This story, the basis for my original comment, was on the Rachel Maddow Show. This is not the first time the GOP has done this... They did the same with the Stimulus act in 2008-2010. They accepted stimulus checks while at the same...
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Re: The real reason for the GOP's all-out war on Obamacare

Xeon ·
I don't mind honest disagreement against Obama's polices or politics, but much of this irrational hatred and vitriol is purely race driven. Many white conservatives and Tea Baggers see an unsettling shift in Americas demographics and when you combine this with ideological disagreement with race (Obama), it makes a very nasty combination. They see Obama as a anti-American socialist Muslim Kenyan who is attempting to destroy their white American Christian culture ....
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Re: The real reason for the GOP's all-out war on Obamacare

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by Xeon: I don't mind honest disagreement against Obama's polices or politics, but much of this irrational hatred and vitriol is purely race driven. Many white conservatives and Tea Baggers see an unsettling shift in Americas demographics and when you combine this with ideological disagreement with race (Obama), it makes a very nasty combination. They see Obama as a anti-American socialist Muslim Kenyan who is attempting to destroy their white American Christian culture...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

ocatchings ·
Still not sure how he is bad so I shall sit and stew on this for awhile.
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

EbonyRose ·
Well ... I don't really care that he opposes a "progressive" agenda ... to me, Tim Scott represents a mentality that not only is 'not good' for African Americans ... but is actually purposefully detrimental and harmful. It's one thing that these Tea Party types want to be fiscally 'hardcore' ... i.e., don't want to offer basic financial (gov't.) help to anybody in the belief that everyone should be helping themselves ... But, when that unreasonableness extends to vulnerable populations like...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: I'm saddened that he will be carrying the name/description of being an "African American" Senator. In the same way that Clarence Thomas is considered an "African American" Supreme Court Justice. It's another sad day for Black people. That's all he is; another Clarence Thomas. I can assure you that, in South Carolina, he has not risen up the political ranks in the republican party by doing anything other than what he's told, kissing White ass, stabbing his own...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

EbonyRose ·
Okaaaaayyyyyyy!!!! Tell us how you really feel, Sis!!
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Re: Tea Party Brings Out the Mean, Bad, and Ugly Over Fiscal Cliff

sunnubian ·
This is what I've been saying all along, that republicans' loyalty is to their corporate bosses, not to the United States of America, and certainly not to American citizens. American citizens are just expendable annoyances cluttering their path to handing this country over to corporations. Besides, America's southern dominated "republicans" know that the south can't "rise again" without economic instability in America, it's a win-win for America's southern dominated republican politicians.
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Re: Tea Party Brings Out the Mean, Bad, and Ugly Over Fiscal Cliff

Xumbrarchist ·
So when will decades of stupid economic ceilings come crashing down? What will become of the global economic delusion? Our economists are liars and we have believed them for 60 years. Can we ignore Demand Side Depreciation forever? Can the politicians figure out that the economists are liars? Do they only hire the economists who tell them the lies they want to hear? Xum
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Re: Tea Party Brings Out the Mean, Bad, and Ugly Over Fiscal Cliff

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Xumbrarchist: Do they only hire the economists who tell them the lies they want to hear? Xum Yep!!
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Re: Southern "Strategy"

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: I do not see this election in any way being the catalyst for a changing of the guard in America. I think the same thing was probably said about the 2008 election!! But then ... historically ... everything changed!! And it will never be the same again!! Oh what a difference one election can make .....
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Re: WHOA!

Xumbrarchist ·
The marketing becomes more and more intense in every area because the marketing is now more important than the product. The media is not going to object because it is all income to them http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T...f_the_President_1968 It is just the continuation of a trend. Cornell West is right in that it has gone way beyond ridiculous. But how do we get out of the cycle of competition? Xum
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Muhammad Cipher ·
One has to wonder no such thing. West's comments are based on Obama's record. This is part of why there is a spit between issue based/and cheerleader journalism in the Black community. Brother West as been quite fair and consistent in is criticism of President Obama. Of course these kinds of cheer-leading cannot begin to deal with how Glen Ford tore through Micheal Eric Dyson. It would be nice to read an article that deals with the issues that Tavis and West continue to bring up and not fall...
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Kocolicious ·
West is a TRAITOR!!!!!!! Bottom line. And has no respect for our historical position in this country. He has no vision and he has no RIGHT to stain what we have accomplish in this nation with his social jealousy, envy and irresponsiblity to black children and future descendants. It is almost as if one has to pass his rule of achievement in order to satisfy his palate of justice and truth. The truth is West hasn't DONE a damn thang for the Black cause but yap his mouth. He is a typical...
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sunnubian ·
I have a problem with West actually calling the President "blackface", but what West is saying is essentially true, however, the mistake West keeps making, especially right now, is that the blame does not lie squarely at the feet of the President. The blame lies squarely at the feet of the Congress, more specifically at the feet of Congressional members that have passed bills and voted on legislation over the past 12 years, before AND during President Obama's presidency, that do not address...
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Re: WHOA!

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: ANYONE!!!!! Who puts their minds to it can EARN the white man's PH.D degree. Cuz all it is is reading and writing....but! It takes a collection force of blackfolks to move our culture to the next level of outstanding legacy.....not by doing what these little men are doing cuz they are undermining, criticizing and minimizing the "process" while they stand on the side lines DOING absolutely to help the "cause" along other than continuously yapping their lips.
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Xumbrarchist ·
Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. - Mark Twain's Notebook , 1898 I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. - This quote has been attributed to Mark Twain $100 computers can make our concepts of education obsolete which are actually nothing but schooling. I always found this story interesting: The Status Civilization (1960)by Robert Sheckley http://librivox.org/the-status...-by-robert-sheckley/ Xum
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Kocolicious ·
@Sista Sunnubian: Well I NEVER heard West talked this LOUD until we had a black president. He may be right in some of his assessments....but! He's preaching to the choir. He should use HIS POWER to do SOMETHING remotely FOR Black folks other than run his mouth to a wall. Cuz where I stand...TALK is you know kinda CHEAP coming from a brotha who makes plenty of MONEY yakking about the black cause.....and yet does absolutely NOTHING but spew loud NOISE. As I said earlier not only is he a...
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Cholly ·
Well my dear brother, Dr. Cornel West, instead of trying to sell your former road dogs on the open real estate market, here is what you can do: Since President Obama has been reelected for 4 more years, you Dr. West sir, along with Tavis Smiley, have another 4 more years to make your case to the newly elected, 2d term President Of The United States about your purposed agenda and the obvious ills of the African American community (that the President knows all too well about) and other...
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Re: WHOA!

Muhammad Cipher ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: I have a problem with West actually calling the President "blackface", but what West is saying is essentially true, however, the mistake West keeps making, especially right now, is that the blame does not lie squarely at the feet of the President. The blame lies squarely at the feet of the Congress, more specifically at the feet of Congressional members that have passed bills and voted on legislation over the past 12 years, before AND during President Obama's...
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kresge ·
Originally Posted by Muhammad Cipher: One has to wonder no such thing. West's comments are based on Obama's record. This is part of why there is a spit between issue based/and cheerleader journalism in the Black community. Brother West as been quite fair and consistent in is criticism of President Obama. Of course these kinds of cheer-leading cannot begin to deal with how Glen Ford tore through Micheal Eric Dyson. It would be nice to read an article that deals with the issues that Tavis and...
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sunnubian ·
"Excellent analysis. I wish people would offer an analysis on the substance of the comment instead of ad hominem attacks on West et al." ************************************************************* Is why West should have left the "Blackface" comment out of his critique of President Obama. I personally don't believe that President Obama, just like any other President of the United States, is beyond criticism, but, I do believe that the focus of the criticism should be his policies.
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Re: WHOA!

sunnubian ·
He's words seem harsh because it cuts at peoples desire to see a Black man be successful in a way that separates his actions from the good ole boy system. But increasing what is happening that people who did (or want) to support Obama cannot reconcile that desire with Obama's own record. This is going to heat up, as many did in fact cut him a break during the election, because they didn't want to see Mit win. However, the issues they raised didn't disappear, nor did their concerns. During...
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Kocolicious ·
@ Brotha Cholly!!! You're a man after my own heart!!!! What a brilliant commentary. Just brilliant!!!
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EbonyRose ·
To me, the only thing that makes Dr. West's commentary even minimally respectable is the fact that he didn't focus, neither exclusively or even primarily, only on complaining about the President's lack of addressing the "Black issues" ... which is the complaint that most Black "President-complaining" people seem to ONLY be able to complain about!! (The "the Black President isn't fixing the Black issues of the Black agenda that specifically targets Black people" crowd). He, at least...
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Muhammad Cipher ·
"Does Dr. West honestly believe that any of the following policies/programs do not help the poor or African Americans? " Probably not, however that's not saying much. Giving $10 to a student or family buried in debt does help them-but its disingenuous to pretend as if he solves, or even puts a dent in the problem. Almost every single program that has been marketed as a great achievement has yielded mediocre results given the degree of the problem. The home refi program was and is a massive...
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EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Does Dr. West honestly believe that any of the following policies/programs do not help the poor or African Americans? Dr. West (nor his supporters) don't really seem to CARE about ANYBODY who the President's policies and programs have actually HELPED!! After all .... he can't complain about - and he's certainly not going to compliment - the President for anything positive he may have done. In fact ... I haven't heard the good Dr. utter ONE WORD of...
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Muhammad Cipher ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: Originally Posted by sunnubian: Does Dr. West honestly believe that any of the following policies/programs do not help the poor or African Americans? Dr. West (nor his supporters) don't really seem to CARE about ANYBODY who the President's policies and programs have actually HELPED!! After all .... he can't complain about - and he's certainly not going to compliment - the President for anything positive he may have done. In fact ... I haven't heard the good...
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EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Muhammad Cipher: Each time someone attempts to deflect the criticism away from Obama by dismissing as a 'personal' issue or grudge, I (and anyone else) can easily point out how and why the criticism has merit based on Obama's own record. And herein, yet again, you are proving my point exactly, M.C.!!! The problem is NOT with any excessive "dismissing of criticism" of the President!! I can't think of ONE person on this board ... NOT ONE ... (with the exception of Ms.
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Muhammad Cipher ·
"And your unwavering support of that type of inequitable disparity .... speaks volumes for your own unwillingness at an attempt at 'equal debate' where the President's concerned" Can't agree. Its really simple. Cut out all the marketing hype and lets look at the programs and policies based on their design, the implementation, the performance in light of the depth of the problems people are facing. Every program you name, and policy you cite is subject to the same test. If your focus is on...
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Yemaya ·
I don't agree with Race To the Top, There's no way you're going to sugar coat it to make it go down any smoother. with 16% of black folks unemployed and god knows how many are underemployed, living on less than $250,000 the standard for the 'Middle Class' and enough of us live in neighborhoods or communities where the teachers are piss poor and lack access to proper teaching tools while being required to teach to a test. What are they going to kick kids out of class who don't perform so they...
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EbonyRose ·
@Yemaya .... Well ... since it hasn't been all that long since it started, I think the jury's still out on just HOW affective this program it is or isn't going to be. But what I think the good thing about Race to the Top is, is that .... it's not about 'teaching to a test' ... and actually it's not a national standard that every school has to adhere to, regardless of where they are or what types of students they have or even how much money as a school district they have. Race to the Top is a...
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Re: Southern "Strategy"

Cholly ·
Abstraction. Republicans, how is that "abstraction changey" working for you now? The southern strategy is totally dead, the Ronald Reagan "Trickle Down Economics (Reagonomics) era is over and White majority population voting rule is over. All reduced to nothing or totally eliminated by the election of America's first African American 2 term President. It amazes me still that over two weeks since President Obama got reelected, Whites regardless of education level or achievement, still can't...
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EbonyRose ·
My question is .... Now that Whites are "out" of the political discourse .... who will be the next "in" crowd?? It still doesn't bode well for the country as a whole that the same old tired corporate-money-backed, bribe-taking, career politicians have again been - and for who knows how long will continue to be - elected as our Congressional representatives. I was watching a 'man-on-the-streets' program that interviewed several 'average Americans' ... and was both surprised and dismayed at...
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Re: Southern "Strategy"

sunnubian ·
I think we better slow our role. I do not see this election in any way being the catalyst for a changing of the guard in America. Just as it was before, the Black vote and now, and/or the Latino vote can only make or break an election. I do, however, see this election as an indicator of just how many Americans are actually more concerned with what is best for America regardless of the race of the the candidate, but at the same time, it also, showed clearly just how many people were willing...
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