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Video: Obama: Racism is no excuse for not excelling

There are 185 comments on the CBS News story from May 20, 2013, titled Video: Obama: Racism is no excuse for not excelling. In it, CBS News reports that:

As a young man, "Sometimes I wrote off my own failings as just another example of the world trying to keep a black man down," said President Obama during a commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, "but one of the things you've learned over the last four years is that there's no longer any room for excuses." During remarks at a ... (more)

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The Great Iron Dictator

Podgorica, Montenegro

#2 May 20, 2013
Why do Liberals talk so much about RACE?

Race, Race, Race....that is what Liberals talk every day..

Love, Hate and Race...

Liberalism is Mental Disorder!

“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#4 May 20, 2013
What a great inspiring speech; and coming from the perfect person to convey that message… because in spite of the disgusting racism that President Obama has had to slog through from the right since even before the 2008 election, he didn’t allow their ignorance to impede him from his goal of making history as the first African American President.

“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#5 May 20, 2013
The Great Iron Dictator wrote:
Why do Liberals talk so much about RACE?
Race, Race, Race....that is what Liberals talk every day..
Look no further than the first post you so conveniently chose to ignore, and then ask yourself why most right-wingers suffer with the mental disorder of being a racist.

“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#7 May 20, 2013
Jizzlam wrote:
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Hey vaginal pap schmear, you ready for another fun week of scandals?
you silly jerk
The question is,“Are you ready for another not-so-fun week of frustrating disappointment that your desperate attempts to create a scandal falls flat as the American people reject your side once again and side with President Obama”?
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#8 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
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The question is,“Are you ready for another not-so-fun week of frustrating disappointment that your desperate attempts to create a scandal falls flat as the American people reject your side once again and side with President Obama”?
"Americans' Attention to IRS, Benghazi Stories Below Average"

convicted criminal issa, are you listening?

hahahahahahahahahahaha

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#9 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
What a great inspiring speech; and coming from the perfect person to convey that message… because in spite of the disgusting racism that President Obama has had to slog through from the right since even before the 2008 election, he didn’t allow their ignorance to impede him from his goal of making history as the first African American President.
OBAMA: I'm a black man. hahahahahah, an arab bastard from a white ho. What a hoot.

Obama continues his racism and racist building diatribe.

Obama Uses Commencement Address to Recall Jim Crow, Racism of 40s, 50s...

'As an African American you have to work twice as hard'...

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#10 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
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The question is,“Are you ready for another not-so-fun week of frustrating disappointment that your desperate attempts to create a scandal falls flat as the American people reject your side once again and side with President Obama”?
Anonymous IRS official -- everything comes from the top...

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#11 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
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Look no further than the first post you so conveniently chose to ignore, and then ask yourself why most right-wingers suffer with the mental disorder of being a racist.
McConnell:'There is culture of intimidation throughout administration'...
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#12 May 20, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>McConnell:'There is culture of intimidation throughout administration'...
An old south white guy would know about intimidation.

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BandMaster

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#13 May 20, 2013
Especially when your president targets Christians, Jews and Patriots.

Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#14 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
What a great inspiring speech; and coming from the perfect person to convey that message… because in spite of the disgusting racism that President Obama has had to slog through from the right since even before the 2008 election, he didn’t allow their ignorance to impede him from his goal of making history as the first African American President.
Let's see... his speech boiled down to do the right thing and Martin Luther King.
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It's doubtful college grads need either, let him take his talk on the road to Baltimore and Chicago, both of which have had problems with shootings and gangs.
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Maybe Obama could have mentioned to the grads take your skills into these communities to create jobs and businesses. Rosa Parks has been milked to death, time for new thinking.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#15 May 20, 2013
BandMaster wrote:
Obama won the catholic and jewish vote. The trible thumping religious right and fakeriots were never on his radar. His version of rugby's 47%.

hahahahahahahahahahahaha
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#16 May 20, 2013
da race card from the affirmitive action reverse racisism prez, imagine that ? definitely wuz the card ace of spades. what a whining maroon.
Furlough Obama Now

Southampton, NY

#17 May 20, 2013
It's the sense of entitlement from early social programs like Head Start, then generational welfare, and the reverse racism of Affirmative Action that gives minorities the excuse not to excel.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#18 May 20, 2013
Furlough Obama Now wrote:
It's the sense of entitlement from early social programs like Head Start, then generational welfare, and the reverse racism of Affirmative Action that gives minorities the excuse not to excel.
Its musch worse then that. It is the actual feeling of superiority even if inferior as the laws make sure "they can do what they want". Other cultures are hen pecked so to speak as everything we do is barraged on us every freaking day as to not "offend" them. Did you ever catch yourself doing little things in civility that lasts longer or goes beyond the call of duty for a minority. Even if you get trampled on in everyday living with concerns of civility in public areas you respond in a kiss azz way. There can be no trust as they don't trust you from others harranging people every day on a hair trigger racism mentality. Even when caught there is denial and put on you and threats of violence might entail. Well now we are in deep doo doo as resources are being spread thinner and thinner. At some point the progressive ways of doing things are going to have to be challenged. Who knew that trying to live by some semblance of civility and laws passed down for thousands of years would be attacked and eventually the downfall of a great nation? Oh that's right...it has been written in secular and religious books for all tha ttime. When each time it occurs the answer was and is, "we know how to do it this time around". Sure we do!
Responsibility

San Mateo, CA

#19 May 20, 2013
When did we white folks get so whiney about trying to help and encourage others?

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#20 May 20, 2013
Obama has a number of skills, race being the most notable.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#21 May 20, 2013
Just give me my money back. Penalized for living by some rules of common sense through history and through thick and thin personal issues while watching others break every rule of civility, run away from their problems and charge others for it under the threat of hate. Well there you have it. The truth and charged for it. You would see the falseness of our American culture rather quickly if the revenue streams dropped in half.
sound logic enclosed

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#23 May 20, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
What a great inspiring speech; and coming from the perfect person to convey that message… because in spite of the disgusting racism that President Obama has had to slog through from the right since even before the 2008 election, he didn’t allow their ignorance to impede him from his goal of making history as the first African American President.
Very good post; and again, thank you for your service.
Graduating kids, especially African Americans need to understand that past generations of Americans, especially black Americans had to overcome a lot more adversity; and although we all need to confront and defeat racism, especially the kind that is oh so prevalent on the right, it should not be used as an excuse for difficulties, hardships and or failures.
sound logic enclosed

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#24 May 20, 2013
LookingToEscape wrote:
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Maybe Obama could have mentioned to the grads take your skills into these communities to create jobs and businesses.time for new thinking.
I somewhat agree with you, it is time for some new thinking; and the fact that Barack Obama was elected has blossomed a new thought process that has so many young African Americans viewing their future and this nations future in a whole new and much more positive light.

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