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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

Yemaya ·
Yet you have black Americans who staunchly support this candidate yet his record reflects NOTHING he's done legislatively positive for African-Americans.
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

Cholly ·
Ron Paul is an old Jim Crow, traditional racist political con-artist from Kentucky whose politics has changed with the political winds to keep himself re-elected, employed, sell his books, gets paid for political speeches and remain revelant among the Republican establishment and gullible young people who blindly love, praise and follow his radical Republican views that "differs" from his counterparts only in his way of speaking, delivery & tone, yet he's a Ronald Reagan "trickle down...
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Cholly: Ron Paul IMO, is the same as the late South Carolina Republican senator Strom Thurmond. A hard core, card carrying racist who ran for President as a segregationist States Rights Democratic Party (Dixiecrat) candidate who hated Blacks and fought to eliminate the Civil Rights Act (filibustered by himself against the Civil Rights Act for 24 straight hours, 18 minutes in Congress non-stop) but once the Civil Rights Act passed, Jim Crow was eliminated and White racism...
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

sunnubian ·
How air conditioning, prostitution, and raw milk could give Ron Paul problems By NBC's Domenico Montanaro Ron Paul is coming under the microscope now that he is seen as having a real chance at winning Iowa. Yesterday, the Texas congressman, who has the best organization in Iowa, was pressed on CNN about controversial statements in a newsletter published 20-plus years ago. Some conservatives are now taking aim , with one columnist even comparing him to Jeremiah Wright, the controversial...
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

sunnubian ·
[Can you say, "spliced" or "tampered with" as far as that video is concerned?]
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Momentum ·
It seems this story is getting some traction. If I were a racist serial killer getting a cop job would be like hitting the lotto. I wish there was a database of how many killings individual cops have and involved in. I bet many cops would stick out as racist serial killers.
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Norland ·
Before white cops become white cops, they should be sequestered with black people locked up in the prison cages for 4 months or sent to black neighborhoods for 8 months with nothing but their hands in their pockets, before they get their badges, so they won't be so scared when they see one. White men are so scared they're going to get caught up in the Black man's strong Gorilla Clutch, he starts firing his gun before he gives an ounce of thought to the situation. We're living amongst a race...
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

RadioRaheem ·
i didn't know we had super powers...can someone help me unleash my powers??
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by X-TREME BIAS: Our policemen don't exist to prove macho points to anybody, they exist to arrest lawbreakers & kill lawbreakers with their guns who attack us taxpaying citizens or the policemen themselves & so far they've been doing their job with a vengeance beyond all comparison, obey the law it's that simple. That's a load of shit and you know it. Go to hell asshole.
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Momentum: Originally Posted by X-TREME BIAS: Our policemen don't exist to prove macho points to anybody, they exist to arrest lawbreakers & kill lawbreakers with their guns who attack us taxpaying citizens or the policemen themselves & so far they've been doing their job with a vengeance beyond all comparison, obey the law it's that simple. That's a load of shit and you know it. Go to hell asshole. Of course he knows it. He's just another Racist Troll that has...
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Kocolicious ·
Not only does policemen flaunt and focus on their macho arrogance...they are third and fourth generation klansmen HIDING in police uniform. They were NEVER here to protect black folks. But as the nation evolved had to. So swim somewhere else with your obvious bias position. This is a black forum. Not a forum where you can come in and say ridiculous shyte that hasn't a thing to do with black life. It shows you're here for ONE thang...and ONE thang only. But!
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Norland ·
We're going to have to put our dibs into NASA to have them develop some bullet proof clothes for all Africans in America to wear outside our homes to wander the streets and stores, drive cars, go to massa's employment, in the United States of America. The only thing that will be visible are eyes, nostril holes and an opening or the mouth. It'll be against the law to appear in anything else for as long as you're breathing on the premises. You men will have to be careful how you pee, I don't...
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Re: Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Originally Posted by Momentum: Originally Posted by X-TREME BIAS: Our policemen don't exist to prove macho points to anybody, they exist to arrest lawbreakers & kill lawbreakers with their guns who attack us taxpaying citizens or the policemen themselves & so far they've been doing their job with a vengeance beyond all comparison, obey the law it's that simple. That's a load of shit and you know it. Go to hell asshole. Of course he knows it. He's just...
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What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

sunnubian ·
What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter By Ian Millhiser on Dec 21, 2011 at 5:20 pm With Übertenther Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) emerging as the latest frontrunner in the Iowa GOP primary , Ta-Nehisi Coates chronicles many of the most offensive highlights from a series of racist newsletters Paul published in the late 1980s and early 1990s: Needlin’ : Paul’s December 1989 newsletter claims that roving bands of African-Americans are trying to give white people HIV. According to the newsletter,...
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Pat Robertson's Old Evil Axx claims Haiti has "pact with the devil"

NSpirit ·
http://thinkprogress.org/2010/01/13/robertson-haiti/ Haiti is now struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake that hit the island nation on Tuesday, with the death toll reaching far into the thousands. The disaster “ left the country in a shambles , tangling efforts to provide relief to an estimated 3 million people who the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said had been affected by the quake.” Many aid groups, however, are also struggling with their...
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Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

NSpirit ·
http://thinkprogress.org/2010/...-two-terms/#comments In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer that will be aired tonight, President Obama said he will not back off his agenda despite the political hazards that might lie ahead. “I’d rather be a really good one-term president than a mediocre two-term president,” he told ABC’s “World News” anchor Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview today. […] “You know, there is a tendency in Washington to believe our job description, of elected officials,...
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Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

NSpirit ·
http://thinkprogress.org/2009/...tedly-touted-public/ In recent days, there has been an uproar in the progressive community over the Senate’s decision to drop the public option from its health care bill in order to reach the crucial 60 votes needed to break a filibuster. Given that many liberals backed a single-payer, Medicare-for-all system, the public option was seen as a political compromise. “I didn’t campaign on the public option,” President Obama told the Washington Post. But he touted...
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BP and Chevron are accused of dumping toxic radioactive waste into the swamps of Lousiana

sunnubian ·
Daily Kos This is just outrageous. H/T Daily Kos Pakalolo BP and Chevron are accused of dumping toxic radioactive waste into the swamps of Lousiana dailykos.com Think Progress reports that BP and Chevron have been illegally dumping toxic waste, including radioactive waste, into the waters of Louisiana... <form action="https://www.facebook.com/ajax/ufi/modify.php" class="commentable_item hidden_add_comment collapsed_comments" id="u_jsonp_4_k" method="post"> Like · <label...
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Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’

sunnubian ·
Police Use Familiar Tactics to Justify Horrific Shooting, Say Former Football Player Was In a Supernatural ‘Zombie State’ August 7, 2015 | Posted by Manny Otiko The ongoing trial of a police officer charged with shooting a Black man looking for help after an accident is seen as a black mark on Charlotte, N.C., according to NPR. The city long-known as an open-minded, progressive place which attracted bright, young people from across the country, now finds itself on the list of cities dealing...
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‘Sometimes I Just Don’t Wanna Be Here Anymore’: On Black Children and Suicide

sunnubian ·
‘Sometimes I Just Don’t Wanna Be Here Anymore’: On Black Children and Suicide Kondwani Fidel 3 minutes ago Filed to: BLACK CHILDREN SUICIDE 14 iStock A scarred brown palm flew in the air. A squeaky preteen voice followed: “Can you tell me how to cope with suicidal thoughts? Because sometimes I just don’t wanna be here anymore.” I was sitting in front of a class of middle schoolers who were reading my book, Raw Wounds, when a student asked that haunting question. I can’t lie; when I asked the...
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Deportation of African and Other Black Immigrants Is Quietly Increasing And No One Is Taking Note

sunnubian ·
Deportation of African and Other Black Immigrants Is Quietly Increasing And No One Is Taking Note By David Love - March 20, 2017 0 409 Wikimedia Commons Although often not covered in the media, the African immigrant community is facing mass deportations in the era of Donald Trump. While the immigration debate in the U.S. is often framed in terms of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America on the one hand and the infamous Muslim travel ban on the other, the issue is more...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

NSpirit ·
"I didn't campaign on the public option" WTH?
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
If memory serves me right ... I believe what he originally campaigned on was the single-payer option ... or a version thereof. Both he and Hillary were discussing a more "government-run" type health care system. Now I agree with the article that it didn't seem like the President was pushing hard enough for the public option to be included as a part of the Senate bill .. which I personally find extremely disappointing. He seemed determined to rush this bill through and make it happen at...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: "I didn't campaign on the public option" WTH? Dude lied. PERIOD!! The dot points don't lie . Reference: Creates a new insurance marketplace — the Exchange — that allows people without insurance and small businesses to compare plans and buy insurance at competitive prices. Provides new tax credits to help people buy insurance. Provides small businesses tax credits and affordable options for covering employees. Offers a public health insurance option to provide the uninsured and...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Noah The African ·
Reference: He seemed determined to rush this bill through and make it happen at whatever the cost. I can only assume that there must have been some significant political benefit to his making this happen at that time ... and he did. So, hopefully, his benefit will turn out to be our gain Yeah...in the same way that a cheating spouses extra-marital affairs benefits the whole family. Some people are hell bent on turning the Obama "Lemon" into lemonaid. I guess at this point.....we really don't...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
Reference: As far as how the health care issue played out during the [primary] campaign, outside of Obama playing up the point about streamlining the industry with up to date computer record keeping technology, the biggest thing that seemed to get air time was his issue with Clinton's "mandate" requirement which has popped-up in videos used to cover this story along with videos where candidate/president Obama supported/promoted the public option, by name or in concept. Well, again .. I would...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: Do people even know that they may be pissed off about getting the same thing they were asking for anyway?? Just with a different name? Ebony, give it up. Your career as a professional bullshitter is going nowhere. When you don't know what you're talking about -- and it's clear that's the case here -- it's best to keep your mouth shut. Reference: The Senate plan, as approved, does provide for an 'exchange' that will have - as one available option - a health care insurance plan open...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: The Bill isn't even finished yet ... and people are pissed off about what they think may or may not be in it. lol BULLSHIT AZZ EBONY , FIRST SAID: Now I agree with the article that it didn't seem like the President was pushing hard enough for the public option to be included as a part of the Senate bill .. which I personally find extremely disappointing . He seemed determined to rush this bill through and make it happen at whatever the cost. I've heard of compulsive liars but, you...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
I don't know if there's an actual answer to my question in that mini-series you just posted .... but if there is, could you simply highlight it so that I know what to respond to? I do know, just from reading the second paragraph (the first was totally irrelevant) that the House version of the 'public option' DID NOT include every American that is currently uninsured. It would include (about 6 million) MORE Americans than the not-for-profit idea ... but not ALL currently uninsured Americans.
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: I don't know if there's an actual answer to my question in that mini-series And I don't know why you think your usual, sorry tactic of trying to change the topic or shift the goalposts and your typical laughable claims about your question(s) not being answered would work for you now and distract from how your clowned yourself with your own question. Simply put, you have no ground to stand on given how nowhere in your idiotic response did you include a commentary that applied to or...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
Reference: Like I said, "The Exchange" and the public option are not one in the same and the 3, 4 or 5 million people Obama sees as, perhaps, the likely number of participants in "The Exchange" hardly comes close to the public option the public option he not only stated was in favor of but made a part of his campaign's platform -- i.e. he campaigned on AFFORDABLE, ACCESSIBLE COVERAGE OPTIONS FOR ALL, as noted above with his campaign literature stating, "Through the Exchange, any American...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: Wooo Lawd!! Well, I'll be honest and tell you that I'm not about to sift through all of that foolishness you just wrote above either The foolishness is all your's, you TWO-FACED, tortured logic, can't help but fight a losing battle ding-bat... Reference: 'The Exchange' is not a specific plan, like the public option .. and couldn't be 'one in the same' if it wanted to! "The Exchange" itself, will be open to EVERY AMERICAN .. as that is where ANYONE who is looking for an insurance...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
LOL ... okay, Nmag! Sounds like the pharmacies were closed for the holidays ... Maybe Monday (or Tuesday) will be a better journalistic day for you! Yep! You got me!! "The Exchange" will not be open to EVERYBODY! It's still not a "plan" ... and there still isn't a "plan" that will insure EVERY American. People who get their insurance from work will STILL be able to get their insurance from work (though they can, as they do now, decide to pay for it themselves! But, we won't even go there!)...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: Yep! You got me!! "The Exchange" will not be open to EVERYBODY! No, you got yourself... trapped in a trick-bag of your own creation. But why be modest? I clearly "got" you when I confronted you with your own line of questioning: Does Ebony Rose even know that she may be [EXTREMELY] DISAPPOINTED about getting the same thing she was asking for anyway?? Just with a different name? Like I said, TWO-FACED : Reference: The Bill isn't even finished yet ... and people are pissed off about...
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

EbonyRose ·
I do have to say that I really like that two-faced picture!! That is waaayyyy cool!!
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Re: Did Prez Obama Lie: "I didn't campaign on the Public Option"

Nquest ·
Reference: I do have to say that I really like that two-faced picture!! Yep and here's proof: Reference: The Bill isn't even finished yet ... and people are pissed off about what they think may or may not be in it. BULLSHIT AZZ EBONY , FIRST SAID: Now I agree with the article that it didn't seem like the President was pushing hard enough for the public option to be included as a part of the Senate bill .. which I personally find extremely disappointing . He seemed determined to rush this...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Noah The African ·
Is it just me or does that statement sound contradictory? Maybe I am confused about who does the grading, but in a Representative Republic, I assume that it is THE PEOPLE. Hence, if he is REALLY GOOD in his first term, then people would elect him to a second term…no? If he is mediocre, in these times, then people will not elect him to a second term…no? Obama, in my opinion, is a master of talking the talk, but falls well short of walking the walk. During the campaign people got caught up in...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Vox ·
I don't see anything wrong with his statement, Noah. Whether he will be that "really good" president remains to be seen, of course, but I say the same thing about Bill Clinton all the time. His major blemish, which in my mind tarnished his entire presidency, was the way he intentionally played semantic games in an attempt to keep US troops from intervening to stop the Rwanda genocide. He obviously did that to avoid further damage to his poll numbers, since at that time he was terribly...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Noah The African ·
I hear you Vox. If what you say is true, then being a really good President must not include acknowledging and proposing policy that deals with entrenched racial inequality in this nation. I mean, if I am interpreting you correctly, you are saying that Obama will do what is best and good, regardless if it threatens his reelection. So if that were the case, I expect that he would come out swinging in promotion of racial equality. However, that is hardly the case, which can only be interpreted...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

EbonyRose ·
Reference: So if that were the case, I expect that he would come out swinging in promotion of racial equality Why?
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

shulamite ·
I think his words were well meaning, but politically it was a very stupid thing to say. And he'll pay for it in the re-election campaign. It will be hard to reverse that image in voters' minds. He NEEDS the votes of the independents (who are reversing to the GOP these days). If he isn't all that knocked out about getting re-elected, then why should they jump the fence to his side? I can't fathom why he'd even admit that politically, unless he and Michelle have privately agreed to hang it up.
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

NSpirit ·
Shulamite said: I think his words were well meaning, but politically it was a very stupid thing to say. And he'll pay for it in the re-election campaign. It will be hard to reverse that image in voters' minds. Yeah that Exactly
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Nquest ·
Reference: His major blemish, which in my mind tarnished his entire presidency, was the way he intentionally played semantic games in an attempt to keep US troops from intervening to stop the Rwanda genocide. He obviously did that to avoid further damage to his poll numbers, since at that time he was terribly unpopular. White voters, he figured, wouldn't want us committing troops in Africa to keep negro savages from killing each other, especially after Somalia. Hmmm... I'm trying to figure...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Noah The African ·
LOL…I don’t like Politicians. Bill Clinton was a politician. Regardless of where a president stands on the issue of race, in a representative republic full of racist, a president will be beholden to the prejudice of the electorate. This is why I have said that the color of the electorate is more important than the color of the candidate, because the policy of the candidate/incumbent will reflect the mindset of the electorate and not the mindset of the racial group that they happen to belong...
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Xumbrarchist ·
But with the state of America and the world can anybody figure out what a GOOD president is? Xum
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Re: Obama: I'd rather be a really good one term president than mediocre two term president

Nquest ·
Reference: LOL…I don’t like Politicians. Bill Clinton was a politician. STOP LYING!!! Reference: Regardless of where a president stands on the issue of race, in a representative republic full of racist, a president will be beholden to the prejudice of the electorate. Which makes your previous comment all the more stupid. If you truly believe what you say about president's (or politicians) being beholden to America's representative republic as currently constituted, "full of racists", then...
 
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