Conservatives Go After Malia Obama

Conservatives Go After Malia Obama

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JohnDoe

Franklin, NC

#1 Jul 12, 2009
Conservative Free Republic blog in free speech flap after racial slurs directed at Obama children
By Chris Parry, Vancouver Sun

"A typical street whore." "A bunch of ghetto thugs." "Ghetto street trash." "Wonder when she will get her first abortion."

These are a small selection of some of the racially-charged comments posted to the conservative 'Free Republic' blog Thursday, aimed at U.S. President Barack Obama's 11-year-old daughter Malia after she was photographed wearing a t-shirt with a peace sign on the front.

The thread was accompanied by a photo of Michelle Obama speaking to Malia that featured the caption, "To entertain her daughter, Michelle Obama loves to make monkey sounds."

Though this may sound like the sort of thing one might read on an Aryan Nation or white power website, they actually appeared on what is commonly considered one of the prime online locations for U.S. Conservative grassroots political discussion and organizing - and for a short time, the comments seemed to have the okay of site administrators.

Moderators of the blog left the comments - and commenters - in place until a complaint was lodged by a writer doing research on the conservative movement, almost a full day later.

"Could you imagine what world leaders must be thinking seeing this kind of street trash and that we paid for this kind of street ghetto trash to go over there?" wrote one commenter.

"They make me sick .... The whole family... mammy, pappy, the free loadin' mammy-in-law, the misguided chillin', and especially 'lil cuz... This is not the America I want representin' my peeps," wrote another.
JohnDoe

Franklin, NC

#2 Jul 12, 2009
***CONTINUED***

Such was the onslaught of derision on the site that the person who originally complained about the slurs, a Kristin N., claims only one comment in the first hundred posted actually criticized the remarks as inappropriate.

A note on the front of the blog reads, "Free Republic does not advocate or condone racism, violence, rebellion, secession, or an overthrow of the government," but one comment on the thread read, "This disgusting display makes me more and more eager for the revolution," while another read, "I never actually wnated [sic] to be a pistol before but..."

After attention from other blogs, the thread was suppressed and placed under review, but before long it was returned to the site intact, and attracted a new series of racial slurs when the original complaint email was posted publicly to the site, with the sender's email address intact.
"The writer has a point," wrote site owner Jim Thompson sarcastically. "We should steer clear of Obama's children. They can't help it if their old man is an American-hating Marxist pig."

"I agree Jim," wrote commenter, by the nickname NoobRep. "The kids didn't pick their commie pinko pansy of a father. Nor did they choose to be put into the spotlight. But Obama/Soetoro is fair game and so is his witch of a wife."

"Poor kids. I hope they're not 'punished with a baby'," wrote another. "Hopefully they won't deal cocaine like the Kenyan."

"DIRTBAGS! All of them. Our [White House] is now a joke to the rest of the world. We have no respect and this is not going to turn out well, mark my words. We will be hit, and much worse than last time. We are now seen as weak and vulnerable. Ghetto and Chicago thugs have taken over."

Only after significant negative attention from a host of left wing political blogs did the maintainers of the Free Republic site place the thread under review for a second time, before finally pulling it.

In the wake of the controversy, some Free Republic posters complained about the vitriol.
One poster by the name of "fullchroma" wrote, "To Jim Thompson: The recent uptick here in racist vitriol, aimed at Barrack, Michelle and their children has made me wonder if I belong. My objection to Obama has nothing to do with skin tone. Is the ugly stereotype of Conservative racism true?"

Another, going by the name of TChris, wrote, "Free Republic is a political discussion forum. It SHOULD be beneath us as a group to stoop to such juvenile tactics as I see increasing here lately. Do we REALLY have to insult Mrs. Obama's appearance like a clique of nasty 14-year-old girls?"

But such opinions were not shared by all. Said Roses of Sharon, "Poor libs .... Too late, the battle has been joined."

© Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun
JohnDoe

Franklin, NC

#4 Jul 12, 2009
I am sad to say I live in the same country as people who feel this way toward any African-American family and more importantly toward children.

For those of you who were so shocked at the article about the Black children being banned from the pool in Philly, well, this just goes to show those find of feelings aren't a fluke.

It matters not if you like the president or the first lady, their race, the color of their skin should never come into the discussion.

And their children are simply that: children. They didn't ask to be put into the spotlight, that comes with the territory.

We are now and we will alway be a racist America. That is so sad. This proves it doesn't matter what your station in life is, if you're an African-American, you are still looked down on, discrimiated against and hated, period.

Sad. So, so very sad.
JohnDoe

Franklin, NC

#5 Jul 12, 2009
I notice that someone has read post number 1 and judged it to be brilliant and that you agreed with it, yet you didn't leave a comment, why not? Is it because you are ashamed? Is it because you try to keep your hate under-cover? What?

Please, I am inviting you to come back and leave your true feelings. I am interested in seeing how many more racist out there are in agreement with this article.
MsMe

Boiling Springs, SC

#6 Jul 12, 2009
Oh please, there are people in all walks of life who will attack other races for simply being another race.
Just as the thugs who just beat a white family for being white.

No one but the people doing it bears any blame or responsibility.

As far as the children being attacked, some of us here were saying the very same thing about Palins children when they get the same negative attention... it was poo'd by the excuse that the parents shouldn't put them in the spotlight if they don't want them to be picked at or they are fair game. Some of the stuff said about Trig Palin is despicable but was accepted by many...

That's the trouble with accepting bad behavior.. it's sure to spread and come back to you.

I don't support the children of any politician getting attacked for ANY reason.

Since: Feb 08

Asheville, NC

#7 Jul 12, 2009
MsMe wrote:
Oh please, there are people in all walks of life who will attack other races for simply being another race.
Just as the thugs who just beat a white family for being white.
No one but the people doing it bears any blame or responsibility.
As far as the children being attacked, some of us here were saying the very same thing about Palins children when they get the same negative attention... it was poo'd by the excuse that the parents shouldn't put them in the spotlight if they don't want them to be picked at or they are fair game. Some of the stuff said about Trig Palin is despicable but was accepted by many...
That's the trouble with accepting bad behavior.. it's sure to spread and come back to you.
I don't support the children of any politician getting attacked for ANY reason.
I agree with you on this one.
BuncCyBapt

Morganton, NC

#8 Jul 12, 2009
MsMe wrote:
Oh please, there are people in all walks of life who will attack other races for simply being another race.
Just as the thugs who just beat a white family for being white.
Why am I not surprised to hear a tuo quoque from FiFi?

What do a gang of blacks beating whites have to do with your racist Freeper pals screaming epithets and threats against the government of the USA?

Oh, wait! It was just a joke, right? LOL!
BuncCyBapt

Morganton, NC

#9 Jul 12, 2009
JohnDoe wrote:
I notice that someone has read post number 1 and judged it to be brilliant and that you agreed with it, yet you didn't leave a comment, why not? Is it because you are ashamed? Is it because you try to keep your hate under-cover? What?
Please, I am inviting you to come back and leave your true feelings. I am interested in seeing how many more racist out there are in agreement with this article.
We have a whole obstreperous gaggle of racist haters here in Asheville. Is that where you're from?

Thanks for posting the article. I am not shocked, of course.

I just posted a comment about racist pig Jeff Sessions losing his appointment to the federal judiciary for addressing a black assistant US Attorney as "boy" and ordering him to "be careful how you talk to white people." Our officious guardian of Republican decency also called a white civil rights attorney "a disgrace to his race."

And now he's the repuggies' champion, ready to lead the charge against Judge Sotomayor.
divi

Morganton, NC

#10 Jul 12, 2009
Doesn't matter whose kids they are, no one should ever drag them into these things.
The girls seem like good kids, I don't include them in my dislike of their parents.

Since: Feb 07

Asheville

#11 Jul 12, 2009
MsMe wrote:
Oh please, there are people in all walks of life who will attack other races for simply being another race.
Just as the thugs who just beat a white family for being white.
No one but the people doing it bears any blame or responsibility.
As far as the children being attacked, some of us here were saying the very same thing about Palins children when they get the same negative attention... it was poo'd by the excuse that the parents shouldn't put them in the spotlight if they don't want them to be picked at or they are fair game. Some of the stuff said about Trig Palin is despicable but was accepted by many...
That's the trouble with accepting bad behavior.. it's sure to spread and come back to you.
I don't support the children of any politician getting attacked for ANY reason.
Sorry Free, people who encourage it, be they left or right, DO bear responsibility BECAUSE they encourage it. A bully is bad enough, whether it's verbal or physical, but the ones who cheer the bullies on or let them have a place to be a bully...just as bad if not worse.
BuncCyBapt

Morganton, NC

#12 Jul 12, 2009
Enablers, ie, those who say,"Oh, please, they do it too." are accessories who are just as guilty as the principals.

This country is full of sick puppies from scroty little places like Candler. I never knew the extent of it until I logged onto the internet a few years ago.
Heh heh heh

Candler, NC

#13 Jul 12, 2009
JohnDoe wrote:
Conservative Free Republic blog in free speech flap after racial slurs directed at Obama children
By Chris Parry, Vancouver Sun
"A typical street whore." "A bunch of ghetto thugs." "Ghetto street trash." "Wonder when she will get her first abortion."
These are a small selection of some of the racially-charged comments posted to the conservative 'Free Republic' blog Thursday, aimed at U.S. President Barack Obama's 11-year-old daughter Malia after she was photographed wearing a t-shirt with a peace sign on the front.
The thread was accompanied by a photo of Michelle Obama speaking to Malia that featured the caption, "To entertain her daughter, Michelle Obama loves to make monkey sounds."
Though this may sound like the sort of thing one might read on an Aryan Nation or white power website, they actually appeared on what is commonly considered one of the prime online locations for U.S. Conservative grassroots political discussion and organizing - and for a short time, the comments seemed to have the okay of site administrators.
Moderators of the blog left the comments - and commenters - in place until a complaint was lodged by a writer doing research on the conservative movement, almost a full day later.
"Could you imagine what world leaders must be thinking seeing this kind of street trash and that we paid for this kind of street ghetto trash to go over there?" wrote one commenter.
"They make me sick .... The whole family... mammy, pappy, the free loadin' mammy-in-law, the misguided chillin', and especially 'lil cuz... This is not the America I want representin' my peeps," wrote another.
Defend Palins children and get back to us.
ShayHay

Columbus, GA

#14 Jul 12, 2009
Can't say I'm surprised. It's wrong to attack children no matter what. I don't remember anyone attacking Palin's children besides the one who got pregnant and she was riding around the country giving people abstinence talks which is totally different.
BuncCyBapt

Morganton, NC

#15 Jul 12, 2009
Heh heh heh wrote:
<quoted text>
Defend Palins children and get back to us.
Since when did Chelsea Clinton, or any of the Obama kids spread their legs and get knocked up, then become a paragon of celibacy and virtue? If you're in the family values crowd, you'd better walk the straight and narrow.

As for the rest of the Palin kids, they do not deserve to be mistreated, or even in the limelight, if they don't want to be.
response

Candler, NC

#16 Jul 12, 2009
BuncCyBapt wrote:
<quoted text>
Since when did Chelsea Clinton, or any of the Obama kids spread their legs and get knocked up, then become a paragon of celibacy and virtue? If you're in the family values crowd, you'd better walk the straight and narrow.
As for the rest of the Palin kids, they do not deserve to be mistreated, or even in the limelight, if they don't want to be.
Thank you for the liberal moronic post. Maybe we should TP and egg that crack house you call a home to teach you some manners. ALL children should be off limit not just the ones YOU like. Putz.
RUH ROH

AOL

#17 Jul 12, 2009
response wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for the liberal moronic post. Maybe we should TP and egg that crack house you call a home to teach you some manners. ALL children should be off limit not just the ones YOU like. Putz.
Buncy been at the playground again ?
Buncy

Morganton, NC

#18 Jul 12, 2009
RUH ROH wrote:
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Buncy been at the playground again ?
Matter of fact, I have. I took a big piñata out there loaded with the finest toys and candy and hung it on the swing frame. We had sticks for all the little Mexican kids and they had a heyday busting it open. You Mexican haters like Sgt. Rock and FiFi, and Mtnbred, and a host of other hyenas, and all the others, should have been there so my dogs, and all the little dark women with anchor babies, and I could snicker at you.

We'll have another big one soon, full of toys and nabs and candy. I'll let you know ahead of time so you can mark it on your calendars.

Olay!
MsMe

Boiling Springs, SC

#19 Jul 12, 2009
Buncy wrote:
<quoted text>
Matter of fact, I have. I took a big piñata out there loaded with the finest toys and candy and hung it on the swing frame. We had sticks for all the little Mexican kids and they had a heyday busting it open. You Mexican haters like Sgt. Rock and FiFi, and Mtnbred, and a host of other hyenas, and all the others, should have been there so my dogs, and all the little dark women with anchor babies, and I could snicker at you.
We'll have another big one soon, full of toys and nabs and candy. I'll let you know ahead of time so you can mark it on your calendars.
Olay!
well there you go again telling lies.... I don't hate mexicans. And you still are not better than any of those people you named for catering to them as though they are so lame they can't fix a pinata for their own kids. Little arrogance on your part doncha think <wink> lolol

I hate people getting to selectively break our laws while I am held accountable to them.

I hate the few job we still have here going to people who are here in my Country illegally.

I hate that diseases that were cured have found their way back here by illegal people not caring enough about the rest of us to get immunized.

I hate knowing that the welfare system put in place to help Americans get through a rough patch has been diverted and subsidizes a way of life for those here illegally in order to send our American money to whatever foreign country they snuck here from.

And most of all I hate having to press 1 to speak in the language of MY COUNTRY ...the USA.
Buncy

Morganton, NC

#20 Jul 12, 2009
response wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for the liberal moronic post. Maybe we should TP and egg that crack house you call a home to teach you some manners. ALL children should be off limit not just the ones YOU like. Putz.
Not my house but I'm sure the owners would be happy to accept the challenge if you try. Cowardly POS.
Not THB

United States

#21 Jul 12, 2009
BuncCyBapt wrote:
<quoted text>
Since when did Chelsea Clinton, or any of the Obama kids spread their legs and get knocked up, then become a paragon of celibacy and virtue? If you're in the family values crowd, you'd better walk the straight and narrow.
As for the rest of the Palin kids, they do not deserve to be mistreated, or even in the limelight, if they don't want to be.
You are one nasty creature. I don't know what has happened in your life to make you so mean and nasty but you should address it before you give yourself a heart attack or stroke. Geez man you never have a kind word and that is no way to live life. Do you post here just to release frustrations?

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