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           African American Passivity is Trump's Best Friend



 

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The drop in African-American turnout is one of the few powerful pieces of data to emerge from election oversight offices in the states.

Early Voting Data Shows African American Turnout Dropping

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A blizzard of early reports show that by early voting by pro-Democratic African Americans has dropped significantly compared to 2012, giving a boost to Donald Trump’s prospects in critical swing-states, such as North Carolina and Ohio.

In North Carolina, early voting by African-Americans is sharply down, so “you will see a very heavy push in this state for the African-American vote by Hilary Clinton to try to make up some of deficit,” said Michael Bitzer, a professor of politics and history at Catawba College, in Salisbury, N.C.

The push will likely include fly-ins by the Democrats’ most popular speakers, he said, adding “I would say [Hillary] Clinton, I would say President [Barack] Obama, probably another visit by Michelle Obama.”

Nationally, “African-American enthusiasm has dipped compared with that in 2012,” according to the New York Times. That’s “a surprising and disquieting development for Democrats who believed Trump’s racial appeals and flirtations with the birther movement would generate more urgency,” the Times reported. For example, in the two Virginia districts with the largest percentage of African American adults, early voting has dropped by more than 50 percent, the Times said.

In Ohio, the decline of early voting in heavily Democratic African-American districts is causing worry for Democrats — and a shift of resources into the low-turnout areas. Hillary Clinton, according to the Blade newspaper, “returns to Ohio on Monday with early-vote rallies planned in Cleveland and Cincinnati, and President Obama will rally in Columbus on Tuesday, also to encourage that early-vote turnout.”

In Florida, “the bad news for Clinton/good news for Trump is that African-Americans and millenials are voting considerably lighter — so far – than four years ago,” the Tampa Bay Times reported Oct. 31. 

Daniel Smith, a political science professor in Florida noted the rising level of early voting among whites and Hispanics, compared to to African-Americans. 

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In North Carolina, “white voters are currently 72 percent of all absentee ballots cast, with black voters being 22 percent and all other races 6 percent. This represents a steady continuation of the trends that we have seen, with white voters over-performing their 2012 numbers and black voters under-performing their 2012 numbers,” Blitzer said at his blog, Old North State Politics.

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The drop in African-American turnout is one of the few powerful pieces of data to emerge from election oversight offices in the states.

Much of the data about early voting is too vague to show how the state’s race is going, especially because early voters are only a small proportion of total votes in races where the two candidates may be only a few points apart.

In Florida, for example, the state is releasing extensive daily reports about the numbers of early voters — but that data doesn’t show if early voters are leaning towards Trump or Clinton in the closely contested state. In addition, the state’s population has been changed by the arrival of at least 50,000 people from Puerto Rico, and the pace of early voting has been accelerated by pressure from state election officials, as well as by GOP and Democratic get-out-the-vote campaigns.

Moreover, Trump may be winning over a small but critical level of support from African Americans in Florida. According to the New York Times:

Mrs. Clinton has had nearly unanimous support among black voters in Upshot/Siena surveys, but not in this [Florida] one: She had a lead of 81 percent to 11 percent. It might not seem like a big deal, but the difference between that support and the 90-1 we saw from black voters in Pennsylvania covers about half of Mr. Trump’s lead.

The data about a drop-off in early voting by African Americans is predictive and useful because Obama got more than 90 percent of their votes in 2099 and 2016. But even that data can also be offset by other shifts in the electorate, such as the rising number of Latino voter and the rising percentage of political independents. 

In North Carolina, the drop in early voting by African-Americans is happening alongside “a pretty significant rise in unaffiliated registered voters in this state casting in-person ballots,” said Blitzer.  So, he added, “it is anybody’s guess right now what next Tuesday will come out with.”


 

 

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That is to be expected after having a Black president who did not do squat for people of color, Black people especially. It's been estimated that Blacks lost between 50% - 70% of wealth during the 2 terms of Obama, while corporations and the rich BOOMED.

Report Shows African Americans Lost Half Their Wealth Due to Housing Crisis and Unemployment

http://nlihc.org/article/repor...sis-and-unemployment

People are not going for the Okie Doke anymore, Obama proved he's nothing more than another corporate ass kissing president who deceived voters the moment he took office. What is so cold blooded, Wikileaks email showed he did not even select his own cabinet members. Citigroup (Wall Street) selected Obama's cabinet. 

http://www.globalresearch.ca/c...ment-reveals/5551327

He was phony from the beginning. Hillary is worse than Obama, Wikileaks reveals she want Republican Supreme court judges, wow. I could not vote for Hillary, just could not do it, I went Green as most of my friends, some not motivated to vote at all. 

There is no such thing as a decent establishment president. Too bad he claimed being Black. 

I don't post here much because most of you can't handle the truth. Well you have nice images of Blacks in the White House to worship and feel validated by.  

Momentum posted:

That is to be expected after having a Black president who did not do squat for people of color, Black people especially. It's been estimated that Blacks lost between 50% - 70% of wealth during the 2 terms of Obama, while corporations and the rich BOOMED.

Report Shows African Americans Lost Half Their Wealth Due to Housing Crisis and Unemployment

http://nlihc.org/article/repor...sis-and-unemployment

People are not going for the Okie Doke anymore, Obama proved he's nothing more than another corporate ass kissing president who deceived voters the moment he took office. What is so cold blooded, Wikileaks email showed he did not even select his own cabinet members. Citigroup (Wall Street) selected Obama's cabinet. 

http://www.globalresearch.ca/c...ment-reveals/5551327

He was phony from the beginning. Hillary is worse than Obama, Wikileaks reveals she want Republican Supreme court judges, wow. I could not vote for Hillary, just could not do it, I went Green as most of my friends, some not motivated to vote at all. 

There is no such thing as a decent establishment president. Too bad he claimed being Black. 

I don't post here much because most of you can't handle the truth. Well you have nice images of Blacks in the White House to worship and feel validated by.  

Truth is ok, why not? Sure, HRC is worse than POTUS yet a Godsend  compared with Trump. Truth is we may be voting by omission with the voting KKK. We may passively elect  the Klandidate as our "protest". How smart is that?  We don't get it. We don't vote for our best interests and may now passively allow Trump and his crazies to rule us.

P A S S I V E

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Here is the truth, Black people would be better off not voting at all or not voting for either D or R until they prove to address our issues. I give Blacks a pass on Obama because he straight out lied and plus Blacks have this pent up need to be validated which he took complete advantage of and to add he had built in excuses being obstructed by Republicans after his first 2 years in office but actually that is what he wanted, otherwise his pro corporate, pro oligarchy, pro wall street, pro criminal justice agenda would have been butt naked obvious.

Back to my point, at some point Blacks should vote Green or stop voting for Democrats and Republicans until they prove they will represent us without having us to protest and raise hell.

It will make no difference between Hillary or Trump, hell it made no difference with Obama. At least with Trump the country has a chance to completely fail but with Hillary who will do all she can to maintain the status quo which is GENOCIDAL for the Black community. She will pass TPP, under a new name, she will not change anything significantly to the Criminal Justice System, she will start another war to make history as a woman president, she will appoint Wall Street pro establishment Judges. All which is more bad news for Blacks, yet she needs our vote. Wikileaks exposed her but even without proof from Wikileaks we know what she is about. 

So if there is a real threat of Blacks not voting or voting Green suddenly that will get the attention of our two party system. Meanwhile as a community, we must pay attention to local politics and building maintaining and growing our own institutions. We do that we would be much better off.

Hillary will probably win and she will continue push Blacks closer to falling off the precipice. Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2. 

Momentum posted:

Here is the truth, Black people would be better off not voting at all or not voting for either D or R until they prove to address our issues. I give Blacks a pass on Obama because he straight out lied and plus Blacks have this pent up need to be validated which he took complete advantage of and to add he had built in excuses being obstructed by Republicans after his first 2 years in office but actually that is what he wanted, otherwise his pro corporate, pro oligarchy, pro wall street, pro criminal justice agenda would have been butt naked obvious.

Back to my point, at some point Blacks should vote Green or stop voting for Democrats and Republicans until they prove they will represent us without having us to protest and raise hell.

It will make no difference between Hillary or Trump, hell it made no difference with Obama. At least with Trump the country has a chance to completely fail but with Hillary who will do all she can to maintain the status quo which is GENOCIDAL for the Black community. She will pass TPP, under a new name, she will not change anything significantly to the Criminal Justice System, she will start another war to make history as a woman president, she will appoint Wall Street pro establishment Judges. All which is more bad news for Blacks, yet she needs our vote. Wikileaks exposed her but even without proof from Wikileaks we know what she is about. 

So if there is a real threat of Blacks not voting or voting Green suddenly that will get the attention of our two party system. Meanwhile as a community, we must pay attention to local politics and building maintaining and growing our own institutions. We do that we would be much better off.

Hillary will probably win and she will continue push Blacks closer to falling off the precipice. Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2. 

 

 

I agree with you  1 million percent!!

That's nothing but flim/flam rhetoric designed to make people believe something that is not true.

I was written for people who only read headlines and hyberbold.  

Now let's read some of it again:

 

"African Americans Greatly Boost Trump's Chance to be President of the US | We don't get it."

 

and then:  

"A blizzard of early reports show that by early voting by pro-Democratic African Americans has dropped significantly compared to 2012, giving a boost to Donald Trump’s prospects in critical swing-states, such as North Carolina and Ohio."

 

 

All they are really saying is, that many of the African Americans who voted early [probably] are claiming to not be democrat [and evidently, not republican either], [probably consider themselves Independent voters] and they have taken those percentages [or 'guesstaments'] and concocted/fabricated the idea that these African Americans are voting for Trump.

i.e., they are taking the percentage that pro-democratic African Americans has dropped since 2012, and taken the liberty to assign [ASSUME] those votes to Trump.

 

  I agree my sista.  I think also that Trump is using the media to put untruths out there so that folks won't vote cuz they feel it won't help.  It's a ploy.  And now in Cali the consensus is if you DON'T vote, you're voting for Trump.  Which is influencing more black people to vote this coming Tuesday.  What I hope?  Is black youngin CAN SEE through the bullshyte propaganda and IGNORE the noise.  Cuz that's all it is.  I hope they don't fall for it and NOT be bamboozled by Trump and his Dump team.  Time will tell.  But!

Momentum posted:

Here is the truth, Black people would be better off not voting at all or not voting for either D or R until they prove to address our issues. I give Blacks a pass on Obama because he straight out lied and plus Blacks have this pent up need to be validated which he took complete advantage of and to add he had built in excuses being obstructed by Republicans after his first 2 years in office but actually that is what he wanted, otherwise his pro corporate, pro oligarchy, pro wall street, pro criminal justice agenda would have been butt naked obvious.

Back to my point, at some point Blacks should vote Green or stop voting for Democrats and Republicans until they prove they will represent us without having us to protest and raise hell.

It will make no difference between Hillary or Trump, hell it made no difference with Obama. At least with Trump the country has a chance to completely fail but with Hillary who will do all she can to maintain the status quo which is GENOCIDAL for the Black community. She will pass TPP, under a new name, she will not change anything significantly to the Criminal Justice System, she will start another war to make history as a woman president, she will appoint Wall Street pro establishment Judges. All which is more bad news for Blacks, yet she needs our vote. Wikileaks exposed her but even without proof from Wikileaks we know what she is about. 

So if there is a real threat of Blacks not voting or voting Green suddenly that will get the attention of our two party system. Meanwhile as a community, we must pay attention to local politics and building maintaining and growing our own institutions. We do that we would be much better off.

Hillary will probably win and she will continue push Blacks closer to falling off the precipice. Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2. 

Truth is that this is not about the Dems VS GOP. It is about the Dems – VS – Neo Nazi White Supremacist Party (GOP at its  worse). We can passively allow the Klandidate and hillbilly racists to be our new rulers or we can stop that from happening. 

Truth is that this is mos def not the usual election. We don’t get that our hypothetical protest vote (passivity) is a direct boost for the Klandidate and his crazies that will increase violence against us. That catastrophe will not help us…years from now. No one knows that -  as we ignore the present danger.  

We don’t get that there is a big difference between Clinton and the Klandidate. We don’t get that the Hell Klandidate is a major disaster very different from electing the usual politicians. We don’t get our own passivity. We’ll have to depend on active Hispanics and active white liberals to vote and combat this threat to passive African Americans because…. we don’t get it. True. No one should complain if and when Trump and the Krazies gets in.

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The KKK Is Working To Get Out The Vote — For Donald Trump, Of Course

Because a Trump victory would be a victory for white supremacy.

11/01/2016 04:30 pm ET
Tim Boyle via Getty Images
The Ku Klux Klan is desperate for a Donald Trump presidency.
 

With just a week until Election Day, the Ku Klux Klan appears to be ramping up its effort to get GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump into the White House. 

Residents in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas and Louisiana have all reported finding fliers from the KKK outside their homes in recent days. The materials contain calls for people to vote and join the organization as it tackles hot-button social issues with exactly the level of contemplation you might expect from a racist hate group.

“Please join and help us take our country back,” reads a flier recently distributed in Madison, Alabama. “Black Lives Matter Black Panthers are telling followers to kill white people and police officers in the name of justice for the killing of Negro’s (sic) by policemen in the line of duty. These Negro’s (sic) were not innocent. They were thugs breaking the law, and standing up against police.” 

 

Residents have expressed disgust over the past week after finding similar literature in Wichita, Kansas, and Towne Lake, Georgia, where the KKK referred to transgender individuals as an “abomination” who should consider suicide.

“If your (sic) confused and don’t know what sex you are today, use a tree out in the back yard,” a Georgia flier read.

Spelling is apparently not the KKK’s forte.

In the town of Many, Louisiana, Klan pamphlets encouraged people to “get out to the poles (sic) and vote,” because, “Your vote could decide if we have a country anymore or not.”

The fliers say they’re from the Loyal White Knights, a branch known for this form form of self-promotion. Will Quigg, one of the group’s dragons or wizards or demogorgons or whatever, previously tried to convince the media that he’ll actually be voting for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, but his own comments appear to have betrayed that claim.

Although the fliers don’t appear to directly mention Trump or his candidacy, they use language that points to the KKK’s love affair with the real estate mogul, which The Huffington Post has extensively documented throughout the campaign. Trump’s thinly veiled rhetoric of racial division and tough talk on immigration ― building a wall on the southern border and banning entire groups of people from immigrating to the U.S. ― has energized white nationalists and the so-called alt-right. And Trump has, in turn, struggled to distance himself from white supremacists ― when he’s bothered to try at all.

Perhaps that’s why a KKK newspaper officially endorsed Trump last month, with a column borrowing the Republican’s campaign slogan.

The Crusader
“The premier voice of the white resistance” endorses Donald Trump.

Elsewhere, white supremacists are seeking to advance and capitalize on Trump’s popularity for their own political gains.

Louisiana Senate candidate David Duke, a former KKK leader who has repeatedly embraced Trump’s mantle, released an ad last week calling for supporters to vote for Trump on Election Day.

 

These are just the latest examples of white supremacists seizing on the Trump movement in hopes of getting more visibility for their own causes, said Mark Potok, senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit that tracks hate groups.

“They feel that their message is more palatable now that, in their view, a major political candidate is virtually saying the same things,” Potok said.

But while these groups may be getting more attention, they’re still fringe compared to Trump, who has the support of more than 40 percent of Americans, according to recent polling.

“The Klan and other groups have probably grown thanks to Trump,” Potok said. “But the claims that they’ve recruited thousands and thousands and thousands of people as a result of Trump’s candidacy and the whole politics of the last year are clearly false.”

  Another thing....blacks are NOT the only minority.  Why are the rest of em sooooooooo silent?  I haven't heard a peep outta the Jews, Latinos, eastern Europeans....Asians....NADA!  What's up with that?  The pressure shouldn't be ALL on us.  These folks BENEFITTED from the civil rights movement MANY black folks died for...while a lot of them kept quiet.  So.  I wanna know WHY they ain't saying shyte.    But!

Blacks have been voting for Democrats for 50 years and what do we have to show for it? The average net worth of white households is well over $100,000 and Black households is less than $6000.

Blacks overwhelmingly vote Democratic and we are almost totally ignored all we get is lip service. Hell Jews who were captive in Germany in WW2 living in the United States got reparations from this current Democratic administration yet the US did not have a damn thing to do with it. We get treated like shit by Democrats. We need to withhold our vote, period or vote Green.

Democrats under Bill Clinton passed NAFTA, millions of manufacturing jobs vanished that caused economic collapse in many Black communities these trade deals are the life blood of globalization that sent decent jobs overseas. Unemployment among young Black men jumped exponentially since NAFTA. Now they trying to pass TPP and might get it done after the election. When Bill Clinton left office in 2001, the true jobless rate for young, non-college-educated black men (including those behind bars) was 42 percent.

Democrats presided over the largest increase of Black people being incarcerated in US history. Democrats did not declare war on drugs, they declared war on the Black community. Democrats supported 100-1 sentencing difference between crack and powder cocaine and 3 strikes you out, the so called Crime Bill, that put 100's of thousands of Blacks away for decades that actually produced the current for profit criminal justice system we have today but importantly ruined multitudes of Black families. Once money is involved, profits in the billions makes it hard to make changes unless you have a president that ignores post presidency bribes.

Democrats eliminated the federal safety net for poor people limited it to 5 years lifetime and as a result the US have more homeless and poor children than ever before. But it hurt poor Black kids the most. Bill Clinton slashed welfare by 54 billion. The legacy of that alone have people in the United States living off 2 bucks a day during infrequent months.

Blacks feel disenfranchised, unrepresented so why should they vote when Blacks are taken for granted and treated like crap.

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Brotha Momentum said ”Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2.”  There is 100% no assurance that this would necessarily happen, none. Tripling up on racist shit in the US by passively surrendering to Trump will not be good - just like getting heavy bat shit rained on you is not good.  There is no sound path to morality by surrendering our votes and allowing a beast and his rabid followers to rule our asses.  People act like this is a typical  Jack Shit-Vs- Joe Jerk election.  Is that why people are passively conceding victory – in effect - to Trump?   I get the alienation but don’t get it. Why forego an important relative victory?

The hillbillies who follow Crazy Dump feel that they have been completely ignored by their elected fools. Of course. Everyone is. They know to vote for Crazy Dump. We "protest" vote for Greenbean Joe. Who WINS?  

DennisKalita posted:

Brotha Momentum said ”Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2.”  There is 100% no assurance that this would necessarily happen, none. Tripling up on racist shit in the US by passively surrendering to Trump will not be good - just like getting heavy bat shit rained on you is not good.  There is no sound path to morality by surrendering our votes and allowing a beast and his rabid followers to rule our asses.  People act like this is a typical  Jack Shit-Vs- Joe Jerk election.  Is that why people are passively conceding victory – in effect - to Trump?   I get the alienation but don’t get it. Why forego an important relative victory?

The hillbillies who follow Crazy Dump feel that they have been completely ignored by their elected fools. Of course. Everyone is. They know to vote for Crazy Dump. We "protest" vote for Greenbean Joe. Who WINS?  

I certainly feel where you coming from but at some point Blacks have to stop voting for Democrats, until they start delivering. Hillary will win and if Hillary continues the status quo she will be a 1 term president because there will be a greater decline in the Black vote. People can change, perhaps we might get lucky and Hillary becomes one of the great ones. I doubt it but there is hope. Our government is borrowing and printing money and transferring it to the rich and powerful including the country's sovereignty through trade deals.  What is ironic, most of this is Democratic doing. 

There will always be a boogie man on the Republican side, white trash racists have always supported Republicans. The establishment is racist. It's estimated by 2020 the national debt will be 22 Trillion by 2026 30 Trillion.

Somewhere down the line we have to stop voting for establishment politicians. Blacks have the greatest reasons to stop voting for the 2 major parties. I'll put money on it the establishment will push a Democratic Latino and make him or her president who will advance an establishment agenda. Identity politics works. 

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The way I see it, African American voters need to vote in droves to make sure that Hillary gets in, and after this election, African Americans should be seriously looking a a Third and/or Independent Party going forward.

African America would have two years to organize and groom candidates before the next Congressional/mid-term elections [and State/Local, etc.] and four years to do this before the next presidential election.

I really think that all minorities in America should be looking at creating and supporting a Third Party or Independent Party to by-pass and eventually level the playing field with the republican/democrat 'good cop/bad cop' routine they keep getting away with playing on the American public/American voters.

Momentum posted:
DennisKalita posted:

Brotha Momentum said ”Trump would at least make our system completely fail and embarrass us so deeply the country will be shocked into morality, sorta what happened to Europe after WW2.”  There is 100% no assurance that this would necessarily happen, none. Tripling up on racist shit in the US by passively surrendering to Trump will not be good - just like getting heavy bat shit rained on you is not good.  There is no sound path to morality by surrendering our votes and allowing a beast and his rabid followers to rule our asses.  People act like this is a typical  Jack Shit-Vs- Joe Jerk election.  Is that why people are passively conceding victory – in effect - to Trump?   I get the alienation but don’t get it. Why forego an important relative victory?

The hillbillies who follow Crazy Dump feel that they have been completely ignored by their elected fools. Of course. Everyone is. They know to vote for Crazy Dump. We "protest" vote for Greenbean Joe. Who WINS?  

I certainly feel where you coming from but at some point Blacks have to stop voting for Democrats, until they start delivering. Hillary will win and if Hillary continues the status quo she will be a 1 term president because there will be a greater decline in the Black vote. People can change, perhaps we might get lucky and Hillary becomes one of the great ones. I doubt it but there is hope. Our government is borrowing and printing money and transferring it to the rich and powerful including the country's sovereignty through trade deals.  What is ironic, most of this is Democratic doing. 

There will always be a boogie man on the Republican side, white trash racists have always supported Republicans. The establishment is racist. It's estimated by 2020 the national debt will be 22 Trillion by 2026 30 Trillion.

Somewhere down the line we have to stop voting for establishment politicians. Blacks have the greatest reasons to stop voting for the 2 major parties. I'll put money on it the establishment will push a Democratic Latino and make him or her president who will advance an establishment agenda. Identity politics works. 

100% know where you’re coming from too.  I’m usually there but not this round  with the worse  popular KKK-endorsed boogie man in our lifetime.  You’re betting “Hillary will win…”.  If real, that would make an  anti-establishment vote safer. But what if “Hillary will win…” is not in the bag and the election is as close as reported?  These weak whites who feel the establishment doesn't deliver seek a bogus “strong man”. They're almost at the door. If we spin the wheel thinking “Hillary will win”, a bad joke may be on our heads.  The election is truly close. It cannot be called.  If we don’t simply believe that Hillary will win…., gonna to give it to the Beast? That’s a choice to consider once we realize it is entirely  possible Hillary can lose.  There's a slim chance she may be better than we think. With Dump....we're fucked. 

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