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Old 09-12-2009, 16:58   #1
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As an American who happens to be black, I say to those who are playing the race card in the healthcare debate: Stop it! The very people who do all the hand-wringing about racism are the first to use it to divide us, and we are tired of it.

The racial denigration of those who show up at town meetings as "angry white folks" is disgusting. If anything is "un-American," as Nancy Pelosi has alleged, it is her describing citizens as Nazis because they do not agree with President Obama. Americans are angrily rejecting the Democrats' effort to jam government health care down their throats, and their displeasure has nothing to do with race.

Liberals have a propensity toward intellectual arrogance. As such they view the American people as too stupid or disengaged to understand the complexities of health care reform. Because most of us are busy earning a living, we sometimes allow government to go awry for a while, but when it goes too far, the people awaken with a fury. That point has been reached. It may not be pretty or pleasant, but it is real and politicians dismiss it at their political peril.
The American people are tired of being called racist. We have had it with ivory tower liberals telling us we need to have a "dialogue" about race. We don't need any more lectures or sensitivity training. Here is my racial dialogue with the American people. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." Dialogue over. Let's drop the race bating and get on with debating the matter of keeping our country prosperous and free.
http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/...race_card.html
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Thanks for posting that tidbit. It's good to hear about people who can think after all. (Besides the ones here)
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If anything is "un-American," as Nancy Pelosi has alleged, it is her describing citizens as Nazis because they do not agree with President Obama.
Another bald-faced lie from another right-wing nutball.

Definitely noticing a trend with those.
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Originally Posted by freesw View Post
Another bald-faced lie from another right-wing nutball.

Definitely noticing a trend with those.
AHHHHHHHHHH.....YES, I just knew you had a crush on old Nancy. BUSTED !!
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Originally Posted by freesw View Post
Another bald-faced lie from another right-wing nutball.

Definitely noticing a trend with those.

You just proved his point lib.....thank you!
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Ah--the race-card-raiser anthropoenthnicologist is back! I thought one of your Somali "friends" might have done you in. :-)
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Originally Posted by abc38419 View Post
Ah--the race-card-raiser anthropoenthnicologist is back! I thought one of your Somali "friends" might have done you in. :-)
He He he The racists are often the very one's trying to deny it. The 3 week break was nice though.
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Originally Posted by gossman View Post
He He he The racists are often the very one's trying to deny it. The 3 week break was nice though.
Ok, you're a racist gossman. Now I guess you can either agree with me and be a racist, or deny it and be a racist. Ah the leftist way of thought, or lack there of.

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Originally Posted by gossman View Post
He He he The racists are often the very one's trying to deny it. The 3 week break was nice though.
You got that mixed up. The accusers are usually the racists.
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Originally Posted by olereb58 View Post
You got that mixed up. The accusers are usually the racists.
The last three weeks there has been little discussion of race. Now he shows up and begins anew the claim of racism. I speak only of race when the issue is thrown out and it is thrown out way too much by DH and his ilk. Sorry, race is an issue mostly with those who have little time to argue true facts. The real facts are is that if the GOP doesn't wake up soon they are going to lose the next two elections just as they lost the 2008 election, by not facing the issues that are troubling America and offering up poor choices to vote for. How many times have we heard ( I did today at the gun range) that they only voted for McCain because there was no real candidate offered.
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Originally Posted by gossman View Post
The last three weeks there has been little discussion of race. Now he shows up and begins anew the claim of racism. I speak only of race when the issue is thrown out and it is thrown out way too much by DH and his ilk. Sorry, race is an issue mostly with those who have little time to argue true facts. The real facts are is that if the GOP doesn't wake up soon they are going to lose the next two elections just as they lost the 2008 election, by not facing the issues that are troubling America and offering up poor choices to vote for. How many times have we heard ( I did today at the gun range) that they only voted for McCain because there was no real candidate offered.
I agree the republicans need a leader to step up. Perhaps it will be Joe Wilson.
Check out the turn out for today's Tea Parties. The time is right for true change.
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A couple of tongue-in-cheek terms I came up with awhile back for such situations...

Istoraphobe [ist-awr-uh-fohb]: noun - a person or group who gets labeled a derogatory term containing the IST or PHOBE suffix (sexist, homophobe, etc) under the following conditions: by accurately pointing out the absurdity of the argument of political or cultural adversary; for simply having a different opinion or point of view.

Istoraphobich [ist-awr-uh-fohb-ich]: noun - 1: Those who have the tendency to resort to or engage in the tactic of baseless name calling. This is usually due to the inability to rationally defend a position on a political or cultural issue or due to the adherence of illogical reasoning. 2: One who engages in tactics resulting in self-identifying his/her point as irrelevant.
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A term I came up with awhile back...

istoraphobe [ist-awr-uh-fohb]: noun - those who resort to baseless name calling (e.g., racist or homophobe) or engage in temper tantrums because either they are incapable of defending their positions or because they adhere to illogical reasoning.
I think that term already exists its called a Liberal.
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Originally Posted by gossman View Post
The last three weeks there has been little discussion of race. Now he shows up and begins anew the claim of racism. I speak only of race when the issue is thrown out and it is thrown out way too much by DH and his ilk. Sorry, race is an issue mostly with those who have little time to argue true facts. The real facts are is that if the GOP doesn't wake up soon they are going to lose the next two elections just as they lost the 2008 election, by not facing the issues that are troubling America and offering up poor choices to vote for. How many times have we heard ( I did today at the gun range) that they only voted for McCain because there was no real candidate offered.



I posted the article in part to this response from freesw, and also because it is something being brought up more all the time as an attack against good working Americans, who simply don't want the government messing up any more of their life's than it already has.

DH, the racism in question is a continuing thread that stretches back through the campaign and of course beyond, right up through the event today, and is a central motivator of many of those people. That is evident to most observers. It's the same racism exploited by Nixon's "southern strategy," where the GOP was able to easily sway white southern voters who were angry about the Democratic party's gradual shift towards supporting civil rights. This was a pole shift that took about 50 years, more or less. But it was complete and final, and there's no question but that it happened. You're a staunch Republican voter who's exhibited some of it yourself, not only in your posts about illegal aliens, but most markedly in your posts in the KKK thread.
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Originally Posted by Infidel View Post
AHHHHHHHHHH.....YES, I just knew you had a crush on old Nancy. BUSTED !!
More right wing irrationality.

The dots just keep accumulating ...
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Originally Posted by olereb58 View Post
Check out the turn out for today's Tea Parties. .


http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/20...abaggers-today

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The dailykoz Looks like a few there buckaroo.

approximately 60,000 to 70,000 people flooded Pennsylvania Ave, according to the Washington DC Fire Department.
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/tea-p...ory?id=8557120
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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009...9:b27678104:z0

"It looks like Saturday's event is going to be a huge gathering, estimates ranging from hundreds of thousands to 2 million people," Doug Thornell, an aide to Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., wrote, noting that a demonstration held Thursday turned into an impromptu rally for Rep. Joe Wilson, who has come under fire for his outburst during Obama's nationally televised speech to a joint session of Congress

Conservatives have seized on this memo as proof Democrats are playing an expectations game. They say the House leadership wrote the memo in hopes it would be leaked and inflate expectations for the turnout anticipating that it will fall short.

"It's an old political tactic to get out in front and make wild projections and when they're not met, claim their opponents don't have the juice," said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union, one of the organizers of the rally.

Sepp said there's only one reason to float a number that high.

"You set the bar at 2 million and anything under it becomes a failure," he said, adding that any event in D.C. that attracts 50,000 is considered a success.

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Weak. Obviously taken early in the day.

ABC says 60-70K
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/tea-p...ory?id=8557120



DC police say 1.2 million
http://moderateinthemiddle.wordpress...y-on-patriots/

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Originally Posted by raccol View Post
Weak. Obviously taken early in the day.

ABC says 60-70K
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/tea-p...ory?id=8557120



DC police say 1.2 million
http://moderateinthemiddle.wordpress...y-on-patriots/


You mean we shouldn't believe Free's incredibly biased source?

Holy crap thats a lot of people. Its sickening that the media didn't really even cover it.
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anyone who refers to the dailykooks as a reliable source should be completely ignored.
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Hey freesw if you want to see some better pictures of the rally go to Michelle Malkin web page. She states over 2 million in attendance but I bet you will disagree. Probably not your favorite blog. Who knows I had to work today for a change so couldn't make it.
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Originally Posted by maydelleeagle View Post
Hey freesw if you want to see some better pictures of the rally go to Michelle Malkin web page. She states over 2 million in attendance but I bet you will disagree. Probably not your favorite blog. Who knows I had to work today for a change so couldn't make it.
For someone who likes to discredit sources, posting this is completely comical. Whatever credibility he had just shot down his pants leg.

But seriously, I'd be surprised if it was any where near 1.2 million. But given the Rose Bowl holds around 100,000 I'm thinking there was enough to easily fill it. Either way, the MSM will downplay it whatever the turnout.
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Originally Posted by Dirty Harry View Post
The dailykoz Looks like a few there buckaroo.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/tea-p...ory?id=8557120
2) Teabaggers aren't good at math

Possibly because LBJ or Carter or Clinton tried to address them at school when they were kids, their parents kept them out, and they missed an important lesson. Who knows? But while down by the Capitol, I heard all kinds of crowd estimates, anywhere from 250,000 to over a million.

Michelle Malkin is actually claiming two million ...
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I wonder how it compares to the 400 Thousand Man March. Some counted on a curve and called it the Million Man March!

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