Barack Obama, our next President

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"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...
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Racist Maya Angelou Schlepping For Obama Re-election Sends Campaign Letter:“Go, Rise Up”
Dear XXXXXXXX,
I am not writing to you as a black voter, or a woman voter, or as a voter who is over 70 years old and six feet tall. I am writing to you as a representative of this great country — as an American.[WRONG!]
It is your job to vote. It is your responsibility, your right, and your privilege. You may be pretty or plain, heavy or thin, gay or straight, poor or rich.
But remember this: In an election, every voice is equally powerful — don’t underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer.
Your vote might make the difference. Don’t fool around with this — get the information you need to vote in this election.
As a country, we can scarcely perceive the magnitude of our progress.
My grandmother and my uncle experienced circumstances that would break your heart. When they went to vote, they were asked impossible questions like,“How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?” When they couldn’t answer, they couldn’t vote.
I once debated with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. about whether an African American would ever be elected president. He believed it would happen within the next 40 years at the time — I believed it would never happen within my lifetime.
I have never been happier to have been proven wrong.
And since President Barack Obama’s historic election, we’ve moved forward in courageous and beautiful ways. More students can afford college, and more families have access to affordable health insurance. Women have greater opportunities to get equal pay for equal work.
Yet as Rev. King wrote,“All progress is precarious.”
So don’t sit on the sidelines. Don’t hesitate. Don’t have any regrets. Vote.
Go, rise up, and find out what you need to do to vote and ask your friends to join you. We must make our voices heard:
Your vote is not only important. It’s imperative.
Thank you,
Dr. Maya Angelou
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Voting for a person
because he is Black
is as RACIST as
voting AGAINST someone
because he's Black
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The level of intellectual dishonesty within the Race-Baiting class is astounding. Dr. Maya Angelou begins her plea stating that she is not writing as a “black American”, and then goes into the entire substance of her letter framing advocacy only around “RACE”.
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http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/10/2...
It's a skin thing for 95% of "them".
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Father of security agent killed in Libya speaks out
Radio host Lars Larson weighs in
http://video.foxnews.com/v/1924759413001/fath...

Yesterday, I[Lars] got a call out of the blue from the father of one of the Americans who was murdered in Benghazi, Libya.

He talked about his son, Tyrone Woods, who was killed along with Ambassador Chris Stevens and two other Americans who were trying to save the life of the Ambassador.

http://www.kxl.com/pages/lars_larson

Like 'shaking' hands with a "dead fish" ...
Father shaking hands with o ...
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<quoted text>Republican
God given BRAIN
"Independent" THINKER!

Following the BEAT of my own DRUM!
Birther scumbag is what you are.
RUSH10ME

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Peppy wrote:
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Carol has shown more character and restraint than anyone on here. She always takes the high ground. You liberals lack the etiquette to have a civil disagreement on issues. That is not Carol's failing, it's probably just how you folks were raised.
I agree and I sometimes lack what you call etiquette on here but Miss Carol is always the lady and you and Homer have a good sense of humor even if he and I don't always agree .
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carol wrote:
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Really wanted to say fellow clear thinkers.
Yes, I like that much better.
Opnion on "Opinion...The Attacks on Libya...."

Good "articulate" insightful article!

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
PEACE for humanity again!
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It's a skin thing for 95% of "them".
Agree!

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<quoted text>Exactly the reason why baby formula and rectal thermometers are illegal in New York New York... They cause to much brain damage you idiot...
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It's the culture...
Sounds of Night Crickets

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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American Lady wrote:
Father of security agent killed in Libya speaks out
Radio host Lars Larson weighs in
http://video.foxnews.com/v/1924759413001/fath...
Yesterday, I[Lars] got a call out of the blue from the father of one of the Americans who was murdered in Benghazi, Libya.
He talked about his son, Tyrone Woods, who was killed along with Ambassador Chris Stevens and two other Americans who were trying to save the life of the Ambassador.
http://www.kxl.com/pages/lars_larson
Like 'shaking' hands with a "dead fish" ...
Father shaking hands with o ...
Woods' father deserves a medal, for even extending his hand.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
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Obama falling into trap of campaigning like an angry black man......big mistake.....
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Birther scumbag is what you are.
Like it's a Bad Thing
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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professor wrote:
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Birther scumbag is what you are.
INDEPENDENT

REAL Clear thinker.

Because lemming herd pack, bobblehead labelDUHM label bootlicking- is for LOSERS.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
Based on PRINCIPLES!!!!!!!!!!
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If there were ay irregularities with Obama's transcripts, he would not have received those degrees.
wrong....Harvard would not care if Obama was a Muslim citizen of Indonesia....
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<quoted text>Like it's a Bad Thing
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
It's worse than bad.
It's fkn insane and shows how truly dumb and ignorant you are.
Nothing else you say will distract from the fact you're a lunatic.
Probably inbred and toothless.

Right?
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LOL wrote:
<quoted text>Hiz,
Hi-Ya Da-Vey Putz,
The noise over ID was to push for your boy re-election, at least in PA. So, what will the noise be in 4 years when ID is required?
Oh, wipe your chin ... you have Obama all over it.
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little noticed by the national media is that Tom Smith is gaining ground while the ghost of Casey's father sleeps.....

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"Obama was elected by a lot of people who would guess that Libya is Dubya's sister."
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"Obama rally attendants not aware of Libya consulate attack"

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Nobama wrote:
Obama falling into trap of campaigning like an angry black man......big mistake.....
Says the tea bag terrorist wasting a vote on a guy with a less than 29% chance of winning.
VOTING FOR THE SKIN

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So white people endorsing Romney is because of skin?
Or are you just a racist f*ck.
YES I AM RACIST,I ONLY LIKE BLACK PEOPLE?????
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<quoted text>INDEPENDENT

REAL Clear thinker.

Because lemming herd pack, bobblehead labelDUHM label bootlicking- is for LOSERS.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
Based on PRINCIPLES!!!!!!!!!!
Is that your sister?

Or your brother?
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**********

~~~~~~~~FREEDOM...~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~What Is It?~~~~~~~

As I lie in my bed sleep eludes me ...
Thoughts of the past few weeks run through my head...

The word FREEDOM keeps flooding my thoughts...
I've heard it my whole life...
Being born in a place where it's held in the HIGHEST esteem and enjoying all it's benefits...

As I lay here and ponder it's meaning
I realize...
It's not just a word that rolls off the tip of the tongue so easily...
Nor the RINGING of the Bell in the city streets in CELEBRATION of IT...
That make iT so important...

I contemplate with such an earnest desire to know the TRUE meaning of such a THING...
That so many would SACRIFICE their LIVES for...
TO OBTAIN OR KEEP ...
And so many would TRY to "withhold" from others...

Perplexed at all this...
My mind still DANCING with these thoughts...
I try to sleep but FREEDOM is still RINGING ALOUD !!!...

This makes no sense...
You can NOT put it in a box...
Or lock it up in a vault...
Yet it seems to be a most precious commodity...

A thing which you can NOT hold in your hands...
Like the wind...
You can not see it...
But you know it exists...
Because you FEEL the effects of it and you enjoy it's "great" benefits...

As time moved forward...
My mind was stumbling around in the darkness of my room...
Seconds...
Then minutes...
Then hours went by...
When in a quickness...
The light broke through the darkness of my room ...

Then ...suddenly I sat up and realized ...
I had not slept at all ...
With that came the revelation of what I had been searching for ...

My mind was as enlightened ...
As the very room I was sitting in ...
FREEDOM was a GIFT ...
A BIRTH Right !!!...

It is a GIFT from our CREATOR ...
Encoded in our being ...
It's in our very soul ...
It is as much a part of us as our very breath ...

The very part of us ...EVERY PART OF US ...
That allows us to soar
To the HEIGHTS of our talents ...
Our Dreams and our Visions ...
The endless part of creativity that makes US ...
An individual ...

Unique like none other ...
Then another thought came to me ...
Why so many TRY to STOP such a GIFT from operating in one's LIFE ...
Just like our Breath... If it's taken away ...
We DIE ...

When FREEDOM is taken away ...
Our Dreams and Visions perish ...
No one can separate that GIFT from the Heart ...
The yearning for FREEDOM is always There !!!...

So WHY would some one do such a "horrible" thing ...
As to not "allow" another to operate in his own FREEDOM ???...

Then it came to me in such a bitter sweet thought ...
It is used ...
To ...
"Control" ...

We take the FREEDOM away from a mad dog to keep him from hurting others ...
A murderous twisted or demented person for the safety of ALL ...
But what about those who want to live as the CREATOR had intended ...
Sharing and giving to mankind ???...

And what about those who are deserving to have such a Gift ...
Yet it is withheld from them?...

Why then, when they would clearly use it to enhance the World around them ...
With their talents and "good" Deeds?...

Maybe just plain ignorance or arrogance ...
It's all part of human nature ...

So why then would they try to imprison that which they can "not" hold?...

Oh foolish one, You can not hold the wind in your hand, nor separate ones Freedom from their Heart ...

You can Not take away what the "Creator" has given as a Gift ...

You "Can" take away ALL my worldly possessions; "even my breath" ...
But... You may Not have what is in my HEART!...

Because it is Mine ...
And Mine Alone ...

GIVEN by my CREATOR...

It IS my RIGHT to have iT ...
And to Live within ITS Design ...

Freedom Precious FREEDOM!!!

By ~~ Freedom Annie

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Nate Higgers

Chowchilla, CA

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