Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1394829 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Nov 5, 2008, titled Barack Obama, our next President. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

"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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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962270 Aug 10, 2013
Crime, Race and the Politics of White Deflection

...The mere fact that the term “black-on-black crime” is used (while “white-on-white crime” is never used the same way), suggests that the phrase is more about reinforcing stereotypes of black people as inherently dangerous, than actually addressing the phenomenon of intra-group violence. The term is not benign or merely descriptive, for if it were intended as such, we would use “white-on-white” crime to describe the crime that mostly affects white people, but we don’t. And not because it’s a minor occurrence. According to the most recent comprehensive data from the Justice Department (in that it tallies crime estimates by race, for offenders and victims, and not merely for crimes reported to police, but also those that are not reported):

In 2008:

There were 2,788,600 white victims of violent crime involving a single offender.

In 67.4 percent of these cases, the offender was known to be white.

So, in 2008 there were at least 1.9 million white-on-white single offender violent crimes.

This, compared to roughly 369,000 black-on-black single offender violent crimes.

So, in 2008 there were more than five times as many white-on-white violent crimes involving a single offender as there were black-on-black violent crimes involving a single offender.

Oh, and, importantly: the rates of white-on-black and black-on-white violent offending here were virtually identical, contrary to common perception. 15.4 percent of white victims were victimized by blacks, while 15.9 percent of black victims were victimized by whites.

Additionally in 2008, there were 726,530 white victims of violent crime involving multiple offenders. Although large numbers of these crimes involve offenders with indeterminate racial identities, or a mix of such identities, in 42.4 percent of such incidents the offenders were both (or all) known to be white. Meaning there were at least 308,000 white-on-white multiple offender violent crimes.

This, compared to about 117,500 black-on-black multiple offender violent crimes.

So, in all, there are roughly 2.2 million white-on-white violent crimes annually, compared to fewer than 500,000 black-on-black violent crimes, meaning that there are about four times as many of the former as the latter.

http://www.timwise.org/2013/07/crime-race-and...

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cvus0802.p...

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#962271 Aug 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Florida Bus-Beating Case Reveals Fox News' Racist Colors
If you’ve watched Fox at all this week, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the beating of a white student by three black older students on a school bus in Florida. Fox has seized on this story and, with sickening enthusiasm, used it for no other reason than to gin up racial animosity in its lily-white viewers. The Orlando Sentinel reported the facts of the incident as follows:
The dispute began on July 9 when one of the three boys tried to sell the younger boy marijuana while the two were in a bathroom at their drop out prevention school, prompting the younger teen to notify school officials, according to WFLA.com . Later that day, Joshua Reddin, Julian McKnight and Lloyd Khemradj were on the bus when they confronted their peer about the incident and began beating him while the school bus driver 64-year-old John Moody began to panic and call for help.
Not only does the Orlando Sentinel not indicate that race was the motive for the beating, Fox News’ own reporting said that the incident was about drugs.
Sadly, that did not stop the “fair and balanced” network from just assuming that race was involved or else insisting that it should be. For example, a FoxNews.com article was headlined,“Civil rights activists remain silent on Florida school bus beating video.” Yet the same article also reported,“Police say the three youths, all African-American, attacked the boy after he told officials at their dropout prevention school that one of them had tried to sell him marijuana.” There are no reports of racial epithets nor unfair treatment of the white victim because of his race. The same is true in a later FoxNews.com article called,“Critics blast Jackson, Sharpton over silence on Florida school bus beating,” which reported,“Gulfport Police Chief Robert Vincent told Fox News the attack does not appear to be racially motivated and was due to the younger boy reporting that one of the assailants had tried to sell him marijuana.” But not only did Fox chide civil rights leaders for not somehow jumping in to defend the white kid anyway, they teamed up with George Zimmerman’s brother, Robert – who has a history of real, documented racism – to make race-baiting attacks on Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton.
The fact that Fox News assumed that racial animosity just had to be involved or that black leaders should just act as though it were, regardless, speaks volumes about the network’s own racial hostility.
Read more at http://www.newshounds.us/florida_bus_beating_...
"sonic"
You know and I know if the victim had been black and the attackers white, jackson, sharpton and probably president nobama would have offered their two cents worth. If that was the case you would also be screaming about the racism.
Peace
KMA

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#962273 Aug 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
84% of white murder victims are killed by a white person.
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htus8008.p...
i noticed that.
Hee, Hee, Hee.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#962274 Aug 10, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>
Including the dead, racist criminal Traygone? Does patroling the beach require an illegally obtained gun? Like scumbag Traygone was trying to get?
Are you one of those "pussass crackas" Traygone referred to?
Bronach the lying, racist, scumbag, crippled, puke arrives with yet another new handle.

Steve Richards? LMAO is that limey buttlikker one of your heroes?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962275 Aug 10, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"sonic"
You know and I know if the victim had been black and the attackers white, jackson, sharpton and probably president nobama would have offered their two cents worth. If that was the case you would also be screaming about the racism.
Peace
KMA
so have you seen that video of the old white guy killing an unarmed black kid?

maybe on FOX?

so where are the white race minstrels? Rush, Bill, Sean, and their ilk should be offering their '2 cents worth' in crying about how white folks are always treated unfairly by the MSM!

oh, sorry. seems no one made the big stink on that one. just another unarmed black kid killed by a white person. everyday occurrence.

Move on folks, nothing to see here. No one invoked a Republican sponsored legal murder law, so tain't no big deal.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962276 Aug 10, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Hee, Hee, Hee.
i know, right?!

funny shit whitey killing each other.

but tell me, are you whites guys usually drunk when you commit all of those rapes? there must be some correlation between those two overwhelming stats.

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962277 Aug 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
13 Benghazis Happened Under President Bush and Fox News Said Nothing

http://www.policymic.com/articles/40811/13-be...
Your desperate attempt to blame Bush for Obama's incompetence is driving you insane!

Is driving all Liberals insane!!!

And Fast and Furious happened under Bush too, right?

And abysmal unemployment happened under Bush, right?

And the Boston Marathon bombing was done by Bush, righ?

And Anthony Winner is a Republucan, right?

And Obamacare was Bush,

And IRS political HARRASMENT was under Bush, too!

And the Middle East got on fire because of Bush, right?

But all good and great things happen only under your little racist dictator wannabe.

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962278 Aug 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
IRS Audited Liberal Groups Under President Bush, No Outrage from GOP

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/obama...
Liberals are brain dead hypocrites!!!

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962279 Aug 10, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>I noticed a morbidly obese African cow wearing muslim gear at the gas station driving a Mercedes Benz SUV, likely paid for by us.
"Likely"?

It was DEFENITIVELY paid by us!

They know how to scam the Liberal system!

I have proof!

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962280 Aug 10, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>Never mind that racist black savages have murdered more whites in the last 40 years than whites ever killed black slaves. Never mind none of today's whites ever owned a slave. Never mind that slavery today is almost exclusively confined to the dark continent. Arabs and blacks owning black slaves.

Never mind that the odd white psychotic nutcases kill only a fraction of the whites or others killed by ghetto blacks today?

Did you notice that, Run a Mug?
Racism is very well alive today!!!

Obama, Al Sharpton, Rev. JackAssOn, Bill Clinton "fairy tail dream", etc!

Those people NEED racism alive for them to keep making money!

The most racist people are black Liberals, although white Liberals are also quite racists!

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962281 Aug 10, 2013
Ilkwas wrote:
<quoted text>How about the Iraq war. Bush invaded a country with evidence that he and his administration made up out of thin air at the cost of thousands of lives and a small fortune. That's a scandal the size of Lush Limbaugh's gut.
Obama invades Libya without Congress permission!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962282 Aug 10, 2013
Ilkwas wrote:
<quoted text>
The administration closed the embassies after they were notified of a credible threat. The exact location was not clear and so to save lives they proactively closed the embassies that could be targets of terrotist. The original cell of Al Qaeda was decimated. Did you think that they were the only terrorist in existence? FYI Broader means more dispersed not larger.
Funny how this president conveniently left out that little detail in all of his campaign speeches. All he said THEN was al Qaeda is "decimated" because he (and he alone was the inference) killed bin Laden. Seems he might have mentioned he was referring to the "original al Qaeda", doncha think? Especially knowing full well that numerous branches have regrouped and are stronger than before.

Only now is he is telling us this when the terrorist threat is obviously still alive and well.

But apparently - and sadly - you're gullible and that's what he was counting on to get reelected. What a good liberal you are.

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962283 Aug 10, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>Of course it's no one';s fault they're obese, the culture of victim hood, the culture of non responsibility, the culture of blame white christian males..

I have an idea, let's blame everything on the white male jews for a change, the christians deserve a break..
You do not know how correct you are!!!

Blaming the Jews is the goal of all this Liberal Bush blaming game!

The ultimate Liberal satanic goal is to blame the Jews! That is prophecied and therefore coming!

When Liberals run out of blaming others then they will blame the easier target in history: Israel and the Jews.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962284 Aug 10, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>And you naively assume that all terrorism in the world is monolithic and controlled by one single source --Iran which is a far more lunatic and dangerous idea for American security and why Americans did not elect Mitt Romney who didn't care nor had a clue either.
No, actually, Obama thought you were naïve enough to believe to get reelected. What a good liberal you are!

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962285 Aug 10, 2013
Ilkwas wrote:
<quoted text>Trust Fixed news for unfair and unbalanced news. People who watch Fox news as their source of information are less informed than people that don't watch the news at all.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2011/11/22/3...
MSNBC found to lie while Fox does not:

http://m.now.msn.com/msnbc-more-biased-than-f...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962286 Aug 10, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
Your desperate attempt to blame Bush for Obama's incompetence is driving you insane!
Is driving all Liberals insane!!!
And Fast and Furious happened under Bush too, right?
And abysmal unemployment happened under Bush, right?
And the Boston Marathon bombing was done by Bush, righ?
And Anthony Winner is a Republucan, right?
And Obamacare was Bush,
And IRS political HARRASMENT was under Bush, too!
And the Middle East got on fire because of Bush, right?
But all good and great things happen only under your little racist dictator wannabe.
i'm just saying that the desperate attempt of crazy people like you to paint Obama as something we've never seen before is a flat out lie.

it's like: OMG did you see what Obama did this time!? How can he do that? No one has ever done that before! He's not going to get away with it, is he?!

well sure he will. just. like. the. last. guy.

you have heard of the word 'hypocrite'? eh?

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962287 Aug 10, 2013
Ilkwas wrote:
<quoted text>Trust Fixed news for unfair and unbalanced news. People who watch Fox news as their source of information are less informed than people that don't watch the news at all.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2011/11/22/3...
The ONLY cable news that told the true about the Treyvon Zimerman incident was only Fox News!

Every other cable news proctored the audio, video, pictures, 911 calls, etc. Even NPR lie about the incident!!!!

Zimmerman secretly winning millions from those outlets for defamation!

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#962288 Aug 10, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>Free abortions up to 8 mos. and 29 days for all Oblama supporters. That should help down the road. After nall, we can be forced to pay for sex change operations for imprisoned felons.
Liberals are aborting themselves!!! GREAT!!!

No wonder they are desperate to fool the rest of us into their sick government dependency!!!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962289 Aug 10, 2013
Ilkwas wrote:
<quoted text>
How about the Iraq war. Bush invaded a country with evidence that he and his administration made up out of thin air at the cost of thousands of lives and a small fortune. That's a scandal the size of Lush Limbaugh's gut.
On a scale from 1 to 10, just how gullible are you?

Congress gave Bush the authority to use military force to take down Saddam with 111 Democrats' blessings.

And unless you're admitting Congressional Democrats were not given the same Intel the entire world had just to keep them out of the loop, then you're admitting they were the ones who lied. To you.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962290 Aug 10, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
MSNBC found to lie while Fox does not:
http://m.now.msn.com/msnbc-more-biased-than-f...
ROTFLMAO

i'd roll the video, but take my word for it, we'd be here all day.

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