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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878074 Mar 22, 2013
The Harsh Zero Sum of Racial Politics

I can imagine a politics where race is either not a driving factor in our politics or one in which it has a greatly reduced role. In fact I’m cautiously optimistic that what’s happened over the last handful of election cycles makes that second option, at least to a degree, a real possibility. Not because of some magical Obama effect but because of something much more concrete: demographic trends have hit a tipping point where they appear to be a net loser for the GOP.

This conversation always requires getting straight on definitions. Does this mean the GOP is ‘racist’? No. At least not in its entirety. But it benefited mightily from it. What it means is that our politics is significantly framed around the politics of race and, on balance, it’s been a winning issue for the GOP for the 40 or 50 odd years since white Southerners moved into the Republican party and created a powerful electoral anchor for the party. They raised their sails to the winds of racial animosity and it worked in spades. For decades, you got more white votes pushing this brand of politics than you lost in minority votes. It was a good political bargain. But as the racial composition of the electorate changed, we reached a tipping, one that became visible in sharp relief in 2012.

Now, we all know this. What’s apparently much less clear are the thermodynamics of racial politics. It might not quite be equal and opposite, like in the physical world. But change on one front almost inevitably leads to at least substantial and parallel change elsewhere.

Imagine a significantly deracialized American politics. Perhaps the Republican party starts getting African-American support into the double digits. Perhaps the partisan split among Hispanic voters moves more toward equal. In other words, a significant de-racialization of our politics. So great, Republicans now get all these new voters. But you don’t think some lower income white voters in Arkansas or Missouri don’t stop and say,“Hey, why am I Republican again?”

It would be a great thing for America to have an at least partially deracialized politics. But I don’t think any of us can fully visualize the pervasive restructuring of our politics that would entail — far beyond what we normally think of as issues of race. Recent events make me think we are going to at least move in that direction. At least somewhat. Eventually.

But racial divisions — which is different from ‘racism’ per se — are just more deeply rooted in our politics than most people care to admit. Taking that out of the equation, even to a degree, would upend more apple carts than we realize, would take longer than we realize. The GOP is deeply in hock to the white voters whose votes it’s focused on maximizing in recent elections. And that de-leveraging won’t come rapidly or easily.

http://editors.talkingpointsmemo.com/archives...

so you conservative white folks just keep right on running down the black folks while you keep losing national elections because of it.

but i'm not saying you shouldn't do it, so please....continue. loud and long.
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878075 Mar 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Spared the spam... so you conservative white folks just keep right on running down the black folks while you keep losing national elections because of it.
but i'm not saying you shouldn't do it, so please....continue. loud and long.
Can you tell us why the ghettos, projects and big government preserves are the 'Blue Magnets' of liberalism, the hate for blacks?

The democratic party has always been on the side of the black man for years keeping you blacks equal, aborted controlling your numbers, in their place, under-educated and poor, still living off their masters wealth...

How or Why that has continued to happen?
proud2bwhite

Ionia, MI

#878076 Mar 22, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> You'll disagree, but the basis of giving minority groups parades & such things is more of a token gesture. In a sense saying everyday is white American day in America. By giving an ethnic background a holiday or parade is an acknowledgment of said group, but why yearly acknowledge white peoples place in America when it's evidently clear on a daily basis? America is a white first country! 2ndly you have different dark skinned celebrations, parades, festivals, but black Americans remain the most unacknowledged racial group in America. There are no black American (African American) dcelebrations anywhere in this country. Maybe African, Jamaican, Haitian, but no African American (Black American) day parades or festivals. Please do explain that, & do remember all black Americans aren't from Africa neither there ancestors!
. I was simply responding to an idiot who called me a racist because of the screen name I use. And then to the claim the idiot made that sant patricks day is a white pride celebration.
I would just like to know why it is considerd racist for me to be proud of my race and its just fine for any other race to be proud of theirs. What would it be called if we had a white history month celebration? What would we be called if we tried to open a whites only school ? Why is it you have to be called African Americans and not just Americans? What would be said if whites started useing the title of Aryan Americans?
I think you know the answer, so tell me who the racist are.
NJ raider 1

Washington, DC

#878077 Mar 22, 2013
Demidiots wrote:
<quoted text>Black Americans have remained the most unacknowledged racial group in America for over 100+ year plus years. The inner city ghettos, projects, and urban preserves of modern America are the breeding ground 'Blue Magnets' of hate filled liberalism. One Hundred plus years of YOUR culture of violence NJ raider, racism, bigotry, ignorance, poverty, intolerance, abortion, America's killing fields of blacks.
The democratic party has always helped and been on the side of the black man for years keeping blacks, equal, aborted controlling their numbers, in their place, under-educated and poor, living off their masters wealth...
Yet wide spread opinion among blacks? Race Trumps Common Sense....
I thought you up yesterday! What is it with you? Some black dude must've piped your wife. Realized you coming up short on the man parts eh! Well I will admit dummy, no it wasn't me! I've had some drunk nights, but my standards never reach those lowly levels, sorry! Now run on to your red magnet preserve (aka) Little House On A Prairie!
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878078 Mar 22, 2013
Demidiots wrote:
<quoted text>Can you tell us why the ghettos, projects and big government preserves are the 'Blue Magnets' of liberalism, the hate for blacks?
The democratic party has always been on the side of the black man for years keeping you blacks equal, aborted controlling your numbers, in their place, under-educated and poor, still living off their masters wealth...
How or Why that has continued to happen?
if you're to stupid to be able to answer your own questions why should i?

and once again...i'm not black. but your inference would indicate you think all white folks should hate blacks, so let me demonstrate how wrong you are.

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, a self-identified Republican who was Gen. Colin Powell's chief of staff during his time as secretary of state, did not take too kindly to a recent accusation -- from Mitt Romney's controversial campaign co-chair John Sununu -- that Powell only endorsed Barack Obama for president because they're both black. Sununu would later backtrack, but the damage was done.

Wilkerson, who is white, didn't mince words on MSNBC'sThe Ed Show Friday night. "To say that Colin Powell would endorse President Obama because of his skin color is like saying Mother Teresa worked for profit," he said. And although he gave Sununu a bit of a pass, blaming his statement on an "unfortunate" choice of words, Wilkerson had much harsher words for the GOP as a whole.

"Let me just be candid," he said. "My party is full of racists. And the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants President Obama out of the White House has nothing to do with the content of his character, nothing to do with his competence as commander in chief and president, and everything to do with the color of his skin. And that's despicable."

Uh, tell 'em how you really feel, Colonel. Now that Wilkerson has said that which shall not be said, how long before his GOP card is snatched away?

http://www.theroot.com/buzz/former-powell-chi...
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878079 Mar 22, 2013
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text>. I was simply responding to an idiot who called me a racist because of the screen name I use. And then to the claim the idiot made that sant patricks day is a white pride celebration.
I would just like to know why it is considerd racist for me to be proud of my race and its just fine for any other race to be proud of theirs. What would it be called if we had a white history month celebration? What would we be called if we tried to open a whites only school ? Why is it you have to be called African Americans and not just Americans? What would be said if whites started useing the title of Aryan Americans?
I think you know the answer, so tell me who the racist are.
KLAN PARENT HOOD (Plan Parent Hood) has done a better job of killing blacks off and eliminating ignorance and poverty than the old demokkkratic party ever could...
-
Margaret Sanger was a patriotic demokkkratic American, a hero by Hillary Clinton, and Sanger's beloved national socialist democratic organization, Plan Parent HOOD, has single-handedly provided eugenic healthcare, preventing the black population and ghetto ignorance from expanding in the USA today....

The democratic party has free birth control for women, to control and snuff the numbers of black births.. It's all in the plan of smoke and mirrors, diversion hating on women...

The demokratic party has always helped and been on the side of the black man for years keeping blacks equal, ignorant, aborted controlling their numbers, in their place, under-educated and poor, living off their masters wealth...

Yet wide spread opinion among blacks? Race Trumps Common Sense....
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878080 Mar 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
if you're to stupid to be able to answer your own questions why should i? Once again we are sparred your deranged spam...
The democratic party has always helped and been on the side of the black man for years keeping blacks equal, aborted controlling their numbers, ignorant in their place, under-educated and poor, living off their masters wealth...

Today I'm no longer sad when I see the dereliction among you; instead I marvel your urban preserves sonicfiller, projects, ghettos the face of failure, your own disuse and neglect, and try to understand, but respectably decline to act or be ignorant like one of you...

Yet wide spread opinion among blacks? Race Trumps Common Sense....
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878081 Mar 22, 2013
Demidiots wrote:
<quoted text>The democratic party has always helped and been on the side of the black man for years keeping blacks equal, aborted controlling their numbers, ignorant in their place, under-educated and poor, living off their masters wealth...
Today I'm no longer sad when I see the dereliction among you; instead I marvel your urban preserves sonicfiller, projects, ghettos the face of failure, your own disuse and neglect, and try to understand, but respectably decline to act or be ignorant like one of you...
Yet wide spread opinion among blacks? Race Trumps Common Sense....
does it ever bother you that while running down the Dems for supposed racism you have to run down blacks at the same time to try to prove your 'point'?

and i thought carol was the Topix hypocrite.
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878082 Mar 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
does it ever bother you that while running down the Dems for supposed racism you have to run down blacks at the same time to try to prove your 'point'?
and i thought carol was the Topix hypocrite.
Abortion is a racist democratic institution, always was, still is.. managed by the elite of Liberalism., a tool for ethnic cleansing of the races..

A pretty face is nothing if you have an ugly heart sonocfiller. The DNA of the demokkkratic party is inbred with hate, ignorance and racism.

Still I see the dereliction and blame among you; instead I marvel your urban preserves, projects, ghettos the face of failure, your own disuse, abuse and neglect, and try to understand, but respectably decline to act or be ignorant and used or owned like one of you...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#878083 Mar 22, 2013
I find it completely amazing that a small island country has the possibility to bring down the world economy over the amount of money the US spends in four days!!!
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878085 Mar 22, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
The Waxturd Troling Carnival of Sockpuppets out in full force today!!
So much to do...you so little desire to do it Patrick...

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#878086 Mar 22, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Connecticut School Shooter ~~~ Adam Lanza Registered Democrat; hated Christians; nuculur Connecticunt liberal
You idiots will believe anything--that's what you are: "4. The claim that Adama Lanza is a registered Democrat has been suggested based not on any evidence that he was registered as one, but on the rather dubious claim that because Connecticut has almost 2 to 1 Democratic registration over Republicans, he was probably a Democrat.(Claim: "Adam Lanza, NewtownConn murderer. Registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by about a 2-1 ratio in Connecticut. The odds are therefore that the Lanza family are (sic) Democrats.") This of course is a bogus argument to begin with, but even if we were to make the claim that a mass shooter’s political affiliation must be the same as the majority of the people in his area, we can debunk this foolish idea by taking this shoddy analysis down to the local level. Yes, Connecticut voted for Barack Obama, BUT the city of Newtown voted for Mitt Romney. If we look at the results we find that Mitt Romney defeated Barack Obama in Newtown by 7451-6784 votes or 51.7 percent to 47 percent. Republican Senate candidate and Tea Party favorite Linda McMahon carried the city over Democrat Chris Murphy by an even larger margin. Add in the other information we have that Lanza’s mother was a “doomsday prepper” and a home schooler in a Republican-leaning city and we can pretty well dispense with the erroneous assumption that Lanza must have been a Democrat (UPDATE: According to at least one media source, Nancy Lanza was a registered Republican. The source does not provide a link, but t"he author of this article is seeking further confirmation). We can therefore claim that with no evidence to support the claim, the assertion that Lanza was a Democrat is not demonstrated and that in the absence of any evidence it is likely FALSE." GFY

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#878087 Mar 22, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
The Waxturd Troling Carnival of Sockpuppets out in full force today!!
"WAXTURD" The turd that just wont flush.
Nostrilis Waxman/Floriduh/No Surprise aka known as the stalker "WAXBALLS topix troll clusterfvck, same troll-multiple id's==Delusional army of one:
Demidiots, TSM, Old Crazy Goober, Proud2bewhite, No Surprise, Jimma Carter, Impeach Obama, Arguingwitheidiots, loulee rat mouth fl, Barney Frank (anyone from Temecula, CA), fake Dem, Lt Dan, LOL, lily's children, LOL, Floriduh, fukutu, Ignoramus, Liberals Eat Feces, DEM idiots, Billy Carter,, Warturds, CAE, Fetch N Stepinit, Rectal Liberal, Commie DemocRATs, Wartime, Billy C, Subversive Barry, Groucho, FUBO, King George, Patrick, Democrats are Fascists, Gay Ghost, VAGITARIAN, Jimmy, Bronach, Pete, King George, PTBW Forever, The Real Truth, WorthlessWhore, Louise, Cheryl
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's how rediculous you are.
Subversive Barry wrote:
<quoted text>
What a rediculous thing to say. You obviously are deficient in this area.
nostrilis waxman wrote:
another rediculous assert by a clueless moron:
<quoted text>
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
What is it like being dead Ghost?
What is it like? Do you feel dead?
#632047
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
He lives here just like the Ghost does.
Tell me. What is it like being dead?
Groucho wrote:
Lehighton, PA
<quoted text>
Hiya Woofie. Ya got me confused with someone else.
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh sure You also have a Unicorn in the back yard,right? Toodles, ape man.
Democrats are Fascists wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you ride your Unicorn often, liberal?
577856 Democrats are Fascists wrote: Have a nice day Richard Cranium. <quoted text>
Grey Moron wrote: <quoted text> What a perfect description of the typical liberal. Good job, Richard Cranium.
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:#395210 Jul 17, 2011 <quoted text> Look Richard Cranium. I already told you, NOT INTERESTED in you. It's obvious to me you were born from the anal canal (spelling police - what a moron - like I'm going to spell check posting to a loser).
Nostrilis Waxman 395208 Jul 17, 2011 No. Liberals who cannot adapt to society like you are homo-schooled Richard Cranium. Let me guess about you... You are an Obama voter?
Grey Moron Fairview, NJ ..and we thought you couldn't see past your bulbous nose. I guess that's not a problem when your eyes are on the side of your head. Oh, what a long tounge you have!
Grey Moron Fairview, NJ |#441048 Bored. You say a lot, but it means nothing. One can only deal with a moron like you in limited doses. I'm sure you've encoutered this before, like when you approach people at a party. Did you ever wonder why they scatter? Zzzzz.
Nostrilis Waxman Windsor, Ct #395266 Jul 17, 2011 I'm sure you're used to it. After all, when you walk up to people at a party, don't they go the other way too?
Nostrilis Waxman #93787 Mar 7, 2011 When you walk up to a group at a party, does everyone walk away from you? July 17, 2011
Nostrilis Waxman #395266 I'm sure you're used to it. After all, when you walk up to people at a party, don't they go the other way too? Is it sad liberal moron?
Nwaxman wrote: <quoted text> By the way, do like it Greek? I'll be gentle with you. I know you Democrats like to avoid talking about Greece! Can I call you my little Greeker?
Nwaxman wrote:
<quoted text>If you've got any balls, then spit them out because they're definitely not yours.
Dman wrote:
<quoted text>How's it going, Spork? Still have a mouthful of Barry?
Time for some chocolate cake and ice cream!
VAGITARIAN wrote:
<quoted text>
You can stand in line with the rest of the libtards and await your ass-pounding from the mods.
[nwaxman]I like big sweaty co ock in my azz whole!
Nwaxman wrote:
<quoted text>butt-crack
JUst not honest.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#878088 Mar 22, 2013
Ok I've type that post from yesterday three times and it hasn't posted once. I've had it with this place. I will need to re-evaluate whether I want to be on a site that allows the clowns and the harassment of people but won't allow honest debate. If I want juvenile behavior I can go to a bar near any college compass around here.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#878089 Mar 22, 2013
Stupid spell checker
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878090 Mar 22, 2013
flack wrote:
Ok I've type that post from yesterday three times and it hasn't posted once. I've had it with this place. I will need to re-evaluate whether I want to be on a site that allows the clowns and the harassment of people but won't allow honest debate. If I want juvenile behavior I can go to a bar near any college compass around here.
interesting.

so, carefully it seems, what was the subject of the post?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878091 Mar 22, 2013
Actavis, a specialty pharmaceutical company formerly known as Watson Pharmaceuticals, plans to expand its pharmaceutical manufacturing and warehouse in Davie, resulting in the creation of 220 jobs, the Governor's Office and Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance announced Thursday.

The expansion will involve the construction of a 30,000-square-foot addition with about 16,700 square feet of pharmaceutical manufacturing space and 13,000 square feet of warehouse space, according to the Alliance.

The company will invest about $40.5 million at the Davie site. Construction is slated to begin in the third quarter of 2013, with completion anticipated in one year.


Actavis already has packaging and distribution functions in Sunrise and pharmaceutical research and development operations in Weston. Its Anda Inc. division, the fourth largest distributor of pharmaceuticals in the U.S., is also located in Weston.

Actavis employs at total of about 1,400 people in Florida, said Paul Bisaro, president and CEO of Actavis Inc.

The company has been approved by state and local government for more than $2.9 million in grants, tax refunds and employee training incentives for its expansion.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/careers/...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878092 Mar 22, 2013
flack wrote:
Ok I've type that post from yesterday three times and it hasn't posted once. I've had it with this place. I will need to re-evaluate whether I want to be on a site that allows the clowns and the harassment of people but won't allow honest debate. If I want juvenile behavior I can go to a bar near any college compass around here.
Perhaps it was copywrite protected. I highly doubt any college students act like these retards on here, these are adults, likely over 50, uneducated housebound freaks.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#878093 Mar 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
interesting.
so, carefully it seems, what was the subject of the post?
wheat causing the great depression.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878094 Mar 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
if you're to stupid to be able to answer your own questions why should i?
and once again...i'm not black. but your inference would indicate you think all white folks should hate blacks, so let me demonstrate how wrong you are.
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, a self-identified Republican who was Gen. Colin Powell's chief of staff during his time as secretary of state, did not take too kindly to a recent accusation -- from Mitt Romney's controversial campaign co-chair John Sununu -- that Powell only endorsed Barack Obama for president because they're both black. Sununu would later backtrack, but the damage was done.
Wilkerson, who is white, didn't mince words on MSNBC'sThe Ed Show Friday night. "To say that Colin Powell would endorse President Obama because of his skin color is like saying Mother Teresa worked for profit," he said. And although he gave Sununu a bit of a pass, blaming his statement on an "unfortunate" choice of words, Wilkerson had much harsher words for the GOP as a whole.
"Let me just be candid," he said. "My party is full of racists. And the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants President Obama out of the White House has nothing to do with the content of his character, nothing to do with his competence as commander in chief and president, and everything to do with the color of his skin. And that's despicable."
Uh, tell 'em how you really feel, Colonel. Now that Wilkerson has said that which shall not be said, how long before his GOP card is snatched away?
http://www.theroot.com/buzz/former-powell-chi...
That was a very powerful interview, unforgettable. Did it resonate to the Republican party? I doubt it.
Did you see Michelle Bachman babbling on about loving and helping people? What a joke she is. I hope she runs for President again, for entertainments sake.

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