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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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Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#25 May 20, 2013
sound logic enclosed wrote:
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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.
Blaming the right makes for a nice escape hatch for the left but close attention to the news shows the left's own racism and elitism.
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Barack Obama serves as a good example of what happens to someone who grows up in a single parent household and his constant promotion of welfare is a result of his insecurities dating back to childhood.
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#26 May 20, 2013
The black race has targeted itself when they say: studying, doing well in school, being educated is

"ACTING WHITE"

Michelle O:
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/...

They are slandering themselves!

Education is the key, the pathway to a better life.

Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#27 May 20, 2013
sound logic enclosed wrote:
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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.
And then he hammers them into the same old thinking.
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By the way, it is doubtful Marine Corp Patat was a marine. Looking over his body of posts one would have to conclude the Marines in their right minds wouldn't allow him near a gun or even a sharp object. His best service is his posts leave openings for more honest or thoughtful responses.
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#28 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.
and what is your excuse for labeling a man in a wheelchair (Dr. Charles Krauthammer) a

"MISERABLE CRIPPLE"

just because you don't agree with his poltical statements.

What does that say about YOU?!

Something is very wrong with YOU!

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#29 May 20, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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An old south white guy would know about intimidation.
hahahahahahahahahahahaha
Yep, that was Al Gore's father and of course KKK Byrd, his running buddy.
Sheik Yerbouti

Doylestown, PA

#30 May 20, 2013
LookingToEscape wrote:
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And then he hammers them into the same old thinking.
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By the way, it is doubtful Marine Corp Patat was a marine. Looking over his body of posts one would have to conclude the Marines in their right minds wouldn't allow him near a gun or even a sharp object. His best service is his posts leave openings for more honest or thoughtful responses.
Sorry to burst your bubble but not all Marines are right wing nutcases!

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#31 May 20, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
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Sorry to burst your bubble but not all Marines are right wing nutcases!
No but most are right leaning citizens. The left is only a small percentage of the military. The only time many left loons serve is if there is a draft.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#32 May 20, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
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Sorry to burst your bubble but not all Marines are right wing nutcases!
True. And Patty makes those in the Corp proud.
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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#34 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.
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Justin

United States

#35 May 20, 2013
Mexicans immigrating illegally to the United States simply don't understand what liberals have been trying to tell them.

That's why they are able to move ahead faster than lower income US citizens; they're not ideologically handicapped.
benF

Liverpool, UK

#36 May 20, 2013
RustyS wrote:
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True. And Patty makes those in the Corp proud.
i am sure that all in the CORP read his posts with pride!

stolen valor anyone?
sound logic enclosed

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#37 May 20, 2013
LookingToEscape wrote:
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Barack Obama serves as a good example of what happens to someone who grows up in a single parent household and his constant promotion of welfare is a result of his insecurities dating back to childhood.
Your perception is blurred by a bias against this President that I just donít understand. President Obama is the perfect example of what a great education, hard work and overcoming your past (if you believe his past is something to overcome; I donít) can mean for success. Maybe itís time for you to do some soul searching and get over the negative feelings you have towards President Obama.
sound logic enclosed

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#38 May 20, 2013
LookingToEscape wrote:
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By the way, it is doubtful Marine Corp Pat was a marine. Looking over his body of posts one would have to conclude the Marines in their right minds wouldn't allow him near a gun or even a sharp object.
Looking over his body of post Ė I may not agree with every point that he makes but I think he brings a very thoughtful (center-left) perspective to the discussion; a lot more than most people who post on here brings. And attacking his military service because you disagree with him politically is disgraceful. I have met many who have served in the USMC and I can promise you that no political Party holds a monopoly on the thinking of our military men and women, as proven by the fact that President Obama received more in financial contributions and votes from the military than did either of his opponents in 2008 or 2012. Marine Corp Pat is a true patriot; so letís just leave it at that and express our opinions respectfully.
benF

Liverpool, UK

#39 May 20, 2013
sound logic enclosed wrote:
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Looking over his body of post Ė I may not agree with every point that he makes but I think he brings a very thoughtful (center-left) perspective to the discussion; a lot more than most people who post on here brings. And attacking his military service because you disagree with him politically is disgraceful. I have met many who have served in the USMC and I can promise you that no political Party holds a monopoly on the thinking of our military men and women, as proven by the fact that President Obama received more in financial contributions and votes from the military than did either of his opponents in 2008 or 2012. Marine Corp Pat is a true patriot; so letís just leave it at that and express our opinions respectfully.
have you ever met a Marine that doesn't know how to spell "CORPS"

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#40 May 20, 2013
sound logic enclosed wrote:
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Looking over his body of post Ė I may not agree with every point that he makes but I think he brings a very thoughtful (center-left) perspective to the discussion; a lot more than most people who post on here brings. And attacking his military service because you disagree with him politically is disgraceful. I have met many who have served in the USMC and I can promise you that no political Party holds a monopoly on the thinking of our military men and women, as proven by the fact that President Obama received more in financial contributions and votes from the military than did either of his opponents in 2008 or 2012. Marine Corp Pat is a true patriot; so letís just leave it at that and express our opinions respectfully.
Patty is "center-left"? She isn't even close to left-left. She has an unhealthy obsession with Obama, who, by the way, she calls
"the Black guy" You know, respectfully progressively speaking.
conservative crapola

Bethlehem, PA

#41 May 20, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>No but most are right leaning citizens. The left is only a small percentage of the military. The only time many left loons serve is if there is a draft.
Another no proof posturing pontification.

...it's in their handbook.

Since: Mar 08

Allentown, PA

#42 May 20, 2013
sound logic enclosed wrote:
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Your perception is blurred by a bias against this President that I just donít understand. President Obama is the perfect example of what a great education, hard work and overcoming your past (if you believe his past is something to overcome; I donít) can mean for success. Maybe itís time for you to do some soul searching and get over the negative feelings you have towards President Obama.
In 2008, he told an audience Americans have had it too good.
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That coming from a guy who tried to bury and hide another of his Hollywood parties in the White House.
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His you didn't build it comment was completely idiotic.
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I can on, he has a track record of elitism, distortions and lies. I guess you consider that sort of person a role model.
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The IRS had systematically went after Republicans in 2012 election. His loopy he found out about it when he read the paper excuse assumes the complete stupidity of the American people as his own attorney knew about it months ago. We're not all Marine Corp Pats.
sound logic enclosed

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#43 May 20, 2013
benF wrote:
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have you ever met a Marine that doesn't know how to spell "CORPS"
If your problem with him is a missing letter in his screen name then you have a really weak argument and it shows me that your real problem isnít his name but what he believes. And you have every right to disagree with his beliefs, especially if you can make a strong argument to the contrary, but truth be told, if spelling errors or proper grammar was the end all be all to everyone who has a opinion then we all would have to take a seat and keep our thoughts to ourselves.
I tend to agree with many of his points, but I have seen you make some good points as wellÖ but it is a big hit against you and anyone else when I see disgraceful attacks against someoneís military service. Just because you feel as though you canít win the argument doesnít mean you have to try and tear a person down.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#44 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..
Love, Hate and Race...
Liberalism is Mental Disorder!
That's because of all the racism from Republican pig, pigs, pigs.
(Sorry, real piggies, I used the term metaphorically.)
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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#46 May 20, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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Another no proof posturing pontification.
...it's in their handbook.
The only lefty's in the military wear pink camo.

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