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And the thing is, the people who wouldn't vote for a person because they're black wouldn't vote for a democrat anyway


Five-time Grammy winner John Legend, discussing his support for Barack Obama in a live discussion on washingtonpost.com. Legend was addressing a variation on the "is America ready for a black president?" question. Legend might want to check into the support Hillary Clinton received in Ohio and Texas.


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The racists on the left jus... (Below threshold)
RB:

The racists on the left just don't get it. We judge candidates (and others) by the content of their character (and their policy positions, in the case of elections), not the color of their skin. I voted for Lynn Swann...I'd vote for him again. Of course, to the left, Swann isn't considered black enough, because he doesn't hold liberal positions.

This is the argument that a... (Below threshold)

This is the argument that always gets me:

In the Jeff Coryell piece he says, "Second, the correct response to racism is to discuss it, not to ignore it. There is a pervasive, perhaps nearly universal tendency among whites to avoid talking about the distasteful topic of racial animus,...".

Then he follows with this: "Third, racism operates on a subconscious level. A common mistake, and a severe restriction on discussing the role of racism, it to conceive of it only in terms of conscious choice."

First, he's advocating discussion then he immediately shuts it down. How can you argue that? Severe restriction? In other words, admit you're racist on a subconscious level and then we'll discuss.

And then he finishes the whole piece off by blaming Hillary for bringing out the racism in Democrats. However, has he wondered at all what the percentages were of black people voting for Obama who declared that race was not important - since he begins by stating that the 20% who declared it was not important was undoubtedly less than truthful?

The democrats have one of t... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

The democrats have one of the most racist policies in modern American history. They want to distinguish between people based on race (affirmative action), they want to abridge constitutional rights based on race (politically correct speech) and they insist on creating political apartheid based on race (gerrymandering of districts to ensure election of minority candidates). Then you have people like Wright who vilely slander people based on their race not matching the victim cult of the left. Disgusting.

I don't give a rat's patoot... (Below threshold)

I don't give a rat's patootie what color a candidate is, but I care very much what his positions and philosophies are.

I simply will NEVER support a candidate who tolerates radical Marxist ideology. If that means I can't vote for a particular black candidate because he is closely associated with those I consider anti-American radicals, so be it.

Robert Byrd didn't g... (Below threshold)
macofromoc:


Robert Byrd didn't get that memo

"And the thing is, the peop... (Below threshold)
JB:

"And the thing is, the people who wouldn't vote for a person because they're black wouldn't vote for a democrat anyway"

And then there are people who would vote for a black candidate and never vote for a democrat.

(See Michael Steele, MD, J.C. Watts, Oklahoma, Ken Blackwell, Ohio.)

So which category is larger?

I would say the category of... (Below threshold)
JFO:

I would say the category of white middle aged males in Congress is the exclusive province of Repubs. Ummm.....how many elected black politicians are Republican? How many? Can you count that low?

More than the number of min... (Below threshold)
SFtrooper:

More than the number of minorities in Clinton's cabinets.

"Ummm.....how many elect... (Below threshold)

"Ummm.....how many elected black politicians are Republican?"

Ummm.....how many black politicians even run on the Republican ticket? Get a grip JFO. We're not the racist pigs you think we are - but it won't keep you from pretending so anyway.

I would exclude the pig par... (Below threshold)
JFO:

I would exclude the pig part Oyster.

Let's see, the democrats ha... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

Let's see, the democrats have had control of the state legislatures in the 60's-80's. They gerrymandered the congressional districts so blacks would have the majority of the people in those districts, so the white democrats gave the blacks their own districts. No more then the white democrats deemed appropriate. The democrats put in the system of welfare and foodstamps to keep the blacks on the democratic plantation. The amazing thing here is that JFO thinks republicans are racist when in fact, the liberal left sees color in everything. Now on first blush you would be amazed at the comment of JFO, but those that know his comments are not surprised. He always brings a knife to a gun fight. ww

Willie - so your view of bl... (Below threshold)
JFO:

Willie - so your view of black people is that they are ignorant, unable to think for themselves, mindlessly follow the agendas set for them by democrats, have no ability to choose for themselves, or critically think, or make judgments about whose agenda they favor. Now you can duck and weave and deny and pretend outrage, but that's what you just put out. An uninterested observer would most likley call that racist.

You, my wingnutter, always bring a pea shooter to any kind of fight.

Keep it up, JFO. You look ... (Below threshold)

Keep it up, JFO. You look dumber and dumber (if that's even possible for you) with each idiotic comment you make. Keep twisting reality into your perception of the world. We're laughing at your inferior "intellect".

Now, there's an "intelligen... (Below threshold)
JFO:

Now, there's an "intelligent" response.

Truth hurts a lot sometime doesn't it?

Well, if you read the post ... (Below threshold)

Well, if you read the post and the rest of the comments, there's nothing more to add that hasn't been said already.

"Truth hurts a lot sometime doesn't it?"

Judging from your responses, I'd say the truth is hurting you a lot.

Hey, you who rationalizes 4... (Below threshold)
JFO:

Hey, you who rationalizes 4000 dead by saying , in essence, oh well it's not as bad as other wars, you have the nerve to challenge someone's intellect?

Don't even think about challenging anyone's intellect with a piece of gargabe argument like your 4000 dead is no big deal arguement.

And if you had any semblence of an "intellect" you'd challenge willie and his blacks are inferior comment. But you don't have that or any balls either.


"Don't even think about ... (Below threshold)

"Don't even think about challenging anyone's intellect with a piece of gargabe (sic) argument like your 4000 dead is no big deal arguement (sic)."

LOL! I see I was right on the mark with my commentary about your "intellect". Anyone with half a brain reading that post at my blog would never conclude that I said 4000 dead was "no big deal". You made that up, and it's par for the course for you:

"And if you had any semblence of an "intellect" you'd challenge willie and his blacks are inferior comment."

Willie never said blacks are inferior. You invented that, too.

I'd say you need to take a reading comprehension course, but obviously, you wouldn't be able to complete the class. Now then, I'm not wasting any more of my time with someone who tries so hard to be stupid. You're too good at it, and I'm going to follow this advice: "Never get into an argument with an idiot. He'll drag you down to his level and beat you with experience."

You end by usuing the old l... (Below threshold)
JFO:

You end by usuing the old lawyer trick.

First, argue the facts. When that doesn't work, argue the law. When neither works pound the table the loudest. (In your case you yell that you're smarter).

No surprise you'd skulk away as does the little boy in the schoolyard when he's overwhelmed.

Your words speak for themselves as do willies. You're a ratioanlizer of a tragedy and he's obviously views hismself as superior to black people.

You can run from the truth but wingnuts can't hide from it.

"You can run from the tr... (Below threshold)

"You can run from the truth but wingnuts can't hide from it."

I'll be sure to tell that to my black Republican friends; they'll get a kick out of it; as they always do.

How do you know I'm not black? Or a member of any other minority group? Hmmmmmmmm...?

Skulking away? Hardly. I'm walking away laughing my head off at you. You've definitely provided some great entertainment today, though, so feel good about that.

Oh yes, the old I have a fe... (Below threshold)
JFO:

Oh yes, the old I have a few black friends canard. My guess is Willie would make the same claim.

I could care less if you're white, black, red, yellow or green; male, female; gay or straight. What I do know is that you'd get a lot more acceptance and a lot more support from democrats than republicans if you were.

Republicans, the part of the "Big Tent", the one that holds millions of white, middle-aged men and women and not a lot more. The "tent" that had white, middle-aged men running for your nomination and not another color or gender or age for that matter.

"I could care less if you'r... (Below threshold)
Eric:

"I could care less if you're white, black, red, yellow or green; male, female; gay or straight. What I do know is that you'd get a lot more acceptance and a lot more support from democrats than republicans if you were. "
-JFO

"You cannot go to a 7-11 or Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian Accent."
-Senator Joe Biden

"Mahatma Gandhi "ran a gas station down in Saint Louis."
-Senator Hillary Clinton

"Some junior high n*gger kicked Steve's ass while he was trying to help his brothers out; junior high or sophomore in high school. Whatever it was, Steve had the n*gger down. However it was, it was Steve's fault. He had the n*gger down, he let him up. The n*gger blindsided him."
- Roger Clinton, the President Bill Clinton's brother on audiotape

"You'd find these potentates from down in Africa, you know, rather than eating each other, they'd just come up and get a good square meal in Geneva."
- Fritz Hollings (D, S.C.)

"Is you their black-haired answer-mammy who be smart? Does they like how you shine their shoes, Condoleezza? Or the way you wash and park the whitey's cars?"
- Left-wing radio host Neil Rogers

"Blacks and Hispanics are "too busy eating watermelons and tacos" to learn how to read and write."
- Mike Wallace, CBS News. Source: Newsmax

"In the days of slavery, there were those slaves who lived on the plantation and [there] were those slaves that lived in the house. You got the privilege of living in the house if you served the master ... exactly the way the master intended to have you serve him. Colin Powell's committed to come into the house of the master. When Colin Powell dares to suggest something other than what the master wants to hear, he will be turned back out to pasture."
- Harry Belafonte

"Republicans bring out Colin Powell and J.C. Watts because they have no program, no policy. They have no love and no joy. They'd rather take pictures with black children than feed them."
- Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Campaign Manager for the 2000 election

"A handkerchief-head, chicken-and-biscuit-eating Uncle Tom."
- Spike Lee, referring to Clarence Thomas

"He's married to a white woman. He wants to be white. He wants a colorless society. He has no ethnic pride. He doesn't want to be black."
- California State Senator Diane Watson's on Ward Connerly's interracial marriage

"Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds."
- Former Klansman and current US Senator Robert Byrd, a man who is referred to by many Democrats as the "conscience of the Senate", in a letter written in 1944, after he quit the KKK.

"I am a former kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan in Raleigh County and the adjoining counties of the state .... The Klan is needed today as never before and I am anxious to see its rebirth here in West Virginia .... It is necessary that the order be promoted immediately and in every state of the Union. Will you please inform me as to the possibilities of rebuilding the Klan in the Realm of W. Va .... I hope that you will find it convenient to answer my letter in regards to future possibilities."
- Former Klansman and current US Senator Robert Byrd, a man who is referred to by many Democrats as the "conscience of the Senate", in a letter written in 1946, after he quit the KKK.

"These laws [segregation] are still constitutional and I promise you that until they are removed from the ordinance books of Birmingham and the statute books of Alabama, they will be enforced in Birmingham to the utmost of my ability and by all lawful means."
- Democrat Bull Connor (1957), Commissioner of Public Safety for Birmingham, Alabama

"I'll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years."
- Lyndon B. Johnson to two governors on Air Force One according Ronald Kessler's Book, "Inside The White House"

(On New York) "K*ketown."
- Harry Truman in a personal letter

"I think one man is just as good as another so long as he's not a n*gger or a Chinaman. Uncle Will says that the Lord made a White man from dust, a nigger from mud, then He threw up what was left and it came down a Chinaman. He does hate Chinese and Japs. So do I. It is race prejudice, I guess. But I am strongly of the opinion Negroes ought to be in Africa, Yellow men in Asia and White men in Europe and America."
-Harry Truman (1911) in a letter to his future wife Bess

"There's some people who've gone over the state and said, 'Well, George Wallace has talked too strong about segregation.' Now let me ask you this: how in the name of common sense can you be too strong about it? You're either for it or you're against it. There's not any middle ground as I know of."
- Democratic Alabama Governor George Wallace (1959)

"The Jews don't like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that's a good name. Hitler was a very great man. He rose Germany up from the ashes."
- Louis Farrakhan (1984) who campaigned for congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in 2002

"Now that nation called Israel, never has had any peace in forty years and she will never have any peace because there can never be any peace structured on injustice, thievery, lying and deceit and using the name of God to shield your dirty religion under his holy and righteous name."
- Louis Farrakhan who campaigned for congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in 2002, 1984

'Hymies.' 'Hymietown.' -- Jesse Jackson's description of New York City while on the 1984 presidential campaign trail.

"Jews -- that's J-E-W-S." -- Democratic state representative Bill McKinney on why his daughter Cynthia lost in 2002

"I want to go up to the closest white person and say: 'You can't understand this, it's a black thing' and then slap him, just for my mental health."
- Charles Barron, a New York city councilman at a reparations rally, 2002

"Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them."
- Mary Frances Berry, Chairwoman, US Commission on Civil Rights

(I) "will not let the white boys win in this election."
- Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Campaign Manager on the 2000 election

"The old white boys got taken fair and square."
- San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown after winning an election

"There are white n*ggers. I've seen a lot of white n*ggers in my time."
- Former Klansman and Current US Senator Robert Byrd, a man who is referred to by many Democrats as the "conscience of the Senate" in March of 2001

"The Medicaid system must have been developed by a white male slave owner. It pays for you to be pregnant and have a baby, but it won't pay for much family planning."
- Jocelyn Elders

"The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him. I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years."
- Louis Farrakhan who campaigned for congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in 2002, City College audience in New York

"There's no great, white bigot; there's just about 200 million little white bigots out there."
- USA Today columnist Julienne Malveaux

"We have lost to the white racist press and to the racist reactionary Jewish misleaders."
- Former Rep. Gus Savage (D-Illinois) after his defeat 1992

"White folks was in caves while we was building empires... We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it."
- Rev. Al Sharpton in a 1994 speech at Kean College, NJ, cited in "Democrats Do the Dumbest Things

"The white race is the cancer of human history."
- Susan Sontag

"Reparations are a really good way for white people to admit they're wrong."
- Zack Webb, University Of Kentucky NAACP




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