Barack Obama, our next President

"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 ... Full Story

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#819888 Dec 11, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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That's pretty sick and uncalled for.
She's the one who said she'd like to bend me over.

I merely filled in the blanks as to why she wanted to do that!!

Uncalled for?? When did this thread become politically correct??

I'm kinda surprised at you.
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819889 Dec 11, 2012
Fresh from his winning debate at Oxford, Dr. Cornel West discussed a ranged of subjects with two graduate students.“More and more these days, race is taking a class form because you’ve got a black middle class that is often times indifferent to the black poor.”
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819890 Dec 11, 2012
White House and Republicans Play Fiscal Tag Team

The Obama administration and Republican congressional leaders “are pushing essentially the same solutions” to the so-called fiscal cliff problem.“Nobody on either side is talking about the military budget” or “serious taxation of billionaires; in fact, both sides are talking about cutting corporate taxes,” said David Swanson, publisher of the influential website War Is a Crime.“You don’t really have opposition between these two parties, you have agreement,” he said.

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#819891 Dec 11, 2012
I have a way of making wingnuts disappear when I show up.

Mission accomplished.

See ya!!
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819892 Dec 11, 2012
Susan Rice is a woman of ghastly accomplishments: suppressor of the facts on genocide in Congo, and chief U.S. warmonger in Africa. Yet African American politicians rush to her defense, as a role model for young Blacks, especially women.Blacks are JUST LIKE WHITES, POLITICIANS and PREACHERS SAME DIRTY LIARS BUSH3 NOW BUSH4 COUSIN OBAMA
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819894 Dec 11, 2012
Al Sharpton and Ben Jealous may do a lot of good for the White House, but what about the actual conditions of Black people?“It saddens me to see our most powerful civil rights leaders bowing to a racist American power structure by giving Democratic leaders carte blanche to leave the black community in ruins.”
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#819895 Dec 11, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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She's the one who said she'd like to bend me over.
I merely filled in the blanks as to why she wanted to do that!!
Uncalled for?? When did this thread become politically correct??
I'm kinda surprised at you.
Just didn't sound like you.
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819896 Dec 11, 2012
Blacks posed a military threat to the slaveholder’s plans for an independent America. “Horne’s history of African-Americans fighting on the side of Great Britain against the United States and its racist regime shows that the continued hostility of the United States government at all levels toward African-Americans is not the product of mere cumulative prejudice against people of color.”
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819897 Dec 11, 2012
“It’s a purely manufactured crisis,” said Arun Gupta, co-founder of The Indypendent and The Occupied Wall Street Journal, referring to the so-called “fiscal cliff” of spending cuts and tax increases looming over the U.S. economy.“Both parties are committed to austerity policies,” he said.“The danger with Obama is that he will be able to force through cuts to Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare because there is no opposition on his left flank.”

“I'm here with bells on.”

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#819898 Dec 11, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>absent fathers, an unintended consequence of the Democrat's social meddling that resulted in the destruction of marriage among blacks over the past 50 years.
Unmitigated bushwah. The entity responsible for the destruction of marriage in any society, is the group known as 'divorcees'. Democrat 'social meddling'? You mean the social safety net, which helps to feed and house those abandoned kids since dad isn't around to do it, or the after-school programs which help their now-single mothers stay at work longer?

Sheesh.
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819899 Dec 11, 2012
The Lords of Capital have more than one Great Black Hope.“If there had been no Barack Obama, Cory Booker would have been Wall Street’s choice as the First Black President.” Newark’s mayor is fiercely loyal to his friends in the ruling class.“One thing Cory Booker cannot abide is anyone bad-mouthing his rich people.
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819900 Dec 11, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Unmitigated bushwah. The entity responsible for the destruction of marriage in any society, is the group known as 'divorcees'. Democrat 'social meddling'? You mean the social safety net, which helps to feed and house those abandoned kids since dad isn't around to do it, or the after-school programs which help their now-single mothers stay at work longer?
Sheesh.
The trap worked LOLOLOL welfare QUEENS, less educated community free everything no growth and it has really helped the BLACK WOMAN YEAH WHITE LIBS LOVE BLACK PEOPLE Mainly BLACK MALES lololo prison population yep and at the end they gave you OBAMA lololo
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819901 Dec 11, 2012
African slaves in the US, the Caribbean and Brazil ran away whenever they could. In favorable situations, escaped slaves called maroons were able to form villages and settlements and defend themselves against their former masters. The most successful maroon settlement was Brazil's Palmares, which held out for a hundred years ending in 1695
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819902 Dec 11, 2012
The U.S. and European media frame “racial” conflicts among the peoples of Africa as endemic to the continent, rather than a legacy and tool of colonial rule. However,“the crisis in Mali is not a simple conflict between two racial groups that can’t get along, even if race is somewhere in the mix.”
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819903 Dec 11, 2012
Obama Can’t Pass Buck on Extra-Judicial Killings of Blacks

By the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s count, more than 140 African Americans have been murdered by police and others under cloak of authority since the start of 2012. President Obama is obligated to deploy the full powers of the federal government to compel law enforcement agencies to “respect the human rights of Black people,” said MXGM.“At the end of the day, they are all still held accountable by the Department of Justice, which, last time I checked, is under [the President’s] direct control,” said spokesman Kali Akuno.“We won’t let him pass the buck
Cardinal of the Kremlin

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#819905 Dec 11, 2012
Whose Fiscal Cliff?

The elevation of deficit reduction “to the be-all and end-all of policy discussion in Washington really is what’s driving some Democrats away” from their traditional defense of Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare, said Chris Hellman, of the National Priorities Project. By endorsing the Simpson-Bowles proposals, President Obama has “made it clear that he is at least willing to discuss some changes in those programs.” Obama is more than willing to impose sever austerity, said Kevin Zeese, of Occupy Washington DC.“He’s going to be giving away the store,” said Zeese.“Every constituency that supported Obama is going to lose in this negotiation.”
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819906 Dec 11, 2012
President Obama has nearly consummated his long courtship with the GOP, yet Black and labor leaders continue to pretend that he is a bulwark against austerity. In an even more nightmarish version of Groundhog Day, "the behavior of the Black and labor leadership actors remains the same, as the economic and political landscape crumbles around them.” HOW CAN SOMEONE CALL A MAN "THEIR LORD AND SAVIOR BARAK OBAMA" REALLY NO MORE GOD OR JESUS FOR BLACK PEOPLE OH FOR SOME BLACK PEOPLE NOT ALL
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819907 Dec 11, 2012
President Obama is taking his case for a grand austerity bargain with the Republicans on the road, moving us “closer to eliminating the threadbare safety net.” Not so long ago, it would have been inconceivable that a Democratic president barnstorm the country,“loudly and publicly demanding support for making right wing fantasies come true.”
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819908 Dec 11, 2012
African Americans “leaders” – or “liars,” in the case of Reverends Sharpton and Dyson – did a great disservice to their constituencies by failing to pressure President Obama. “These men selfishly took advantage of their proximity to power, and successfully used it as leverage for their personal brands, at the expense of the black community at large
Cardinal of the Kremlin

Bronx, NY

#819909 Dec 11, 2012
If African Americans are – finally – prepared to fight their way out of the current crisis, they “must develop a set of tactics, strategies, and objectives to improve their deteriorating condition, particularly in the arena of mass incarceration.” A “human rights” strategy would serve us well.

Human Rights, Neo-liberalism and Mass Incarceration

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