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Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:44 PM

That's Racist!

http://www.boomantribune.com/story/2012/11/23/10294/300

That's Racist!

by BooMan
Fri Nov 23rd, 2012 at 10:29:04 AM EST


David Broder most be rolling over in his grave considering the vituperation involved in this Washington Post editorial board opinion piece about 97 House Republicans who sent a letter objecting to the possible nomination of Susan Rice to be the next Secretary of State:

SINCE THE Senate is solely responsible for the confirmation of Cabinet officers, itís not often that members of the House of Representatives jump into a debate about the nomination of a secretary of state ó particularly before there has been a nomination. Thatís one of the reasons a letter sent to President Obama this week by 97 House Republicans, challenging his potential choice of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice for the State Department job, is remarkableÖ

...Could it be, as members of the Congressional Black Caucus are charging, that the signatories of the letter are targeting Ms. Rice because she is an African American woman? The signatories deny that, and we canít know their hearts. What we do know is that more than 80 of the signatories are white males, and nearly half are from states of the former Confederacy. Youíd think that before launching their broadside, members of Congress would have taken care not to propagate any falsehoods of their own.


When the Washington Post editorial board calls you racist, you know you've crossed some kind of invisible line.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:53 PM

1. I still think she should be nominated just out of spite.

I am hoping that the next four years will be a lot more, "in your face" kind of politics.

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Response to left on green only (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 05:00 PM

4. Continuity is too expensive, I agree. Unfortunately they need

to be seen more as enemies, being obstruction and accusations are their only form of participation.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:57 PM

2. Antebellum isn't an era, it's a mental disease .

Racism is their worst form of obstruction, and the arrogance in dispensing it shows resentment to all people .

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:58 PM

3. How much of it is that they're loving Secretary Clinton?





I happen to love Rice!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 06:46 PM

5. I didn't even know she was black! Just too much for the baggers and their bosses.

They must be under direct orders to stop an outbreak of whirled peas at any cost !




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Response to freshwest (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 07:40 PM

6. I think it's more like they are advocating peas through domination

Their biggest fear is that we (USA) would ever become a party to the establishment of a world government.

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Response to left on green only (Reply #6)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 07:48 PM

7. As opposed their desire for a world theocracy no matter if they destroy the planet?

With their PNAC scheme, they'd wipe out half the world's population - the part that doesn't look or believe as they do. The world's people are more attracted to someone like Obama who shows he regards them as worthwhile human beings, not rubbish to be destroyed. Their plans for people here in this country is evidence they intend to create a feudal world government, with themselves at the helm, not a cooperative association between the peoples.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 08:17 PM

8. I'm beginning to think that this whole flap

was about them knowing Obama wasn't going to name her anyway, so now when he doesn't they can crow that they made him back down.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 10:22 PM

9. K&R..

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