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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-17-06 02:41 PM
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33. Agreed. Good ideas can come from any gender or skin color.
But yeah, it's DEFINITELY a woman's turn. High time also for a black President. Also, as we get more Hispanics and Asian-Americans landing more prominent political positions, THOSE talent pools increase as well.
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  -I call bullshit on the "America's not ready for a Black president" meme beaconess  Oct-17-06 01:37 PM   #0 
  - Are you gonna force people to vote for Obama  keta11   Oct-17-06 01:39 PM   #1 
  - Obama needs a few more years of seasoning and a voting record  elehhhhna   Oct-18-06 08:47 AM   #85 
  - I agree... However, no Obama for me, thank you.  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 01:41 PM   #2 
  - Same here.  hippiechick   Oct-17-06 01:43 PM   #10 
  - Thank you... I editted and added more.  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 01:48 PM   #12 
     - And I STILL agree with you!  hippiechick   Oct-17-06 01:55 PM   #15 
  - You are so right  beaconess   Oct-17-06 01:51 PM   #14 
  - It's sad.  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:17 PM   #39 
  - I would like Conyers to run, I like him, he stood up  MissWaverly   Oct-17-06 01:57 PM   #16 
     - We need someone to guide us out of the darkness...  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:19 PM   #41 
        - who wants the same old, same old  MissWaverly   Oct-17-06 03:23 PM   #44 
           - Precisely...  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:33 PM   #50 
              - I like Wes Clark, he says things straight out and he does things  MissWaverly   Oct-17-06 03:47 PM   #56 
  - America IS and HAS BEEN ready for a minority president  Not Me   Oct-17-06 01:41 PM   #3 
  - America is ready for a GOOD LEADER -- of any race/sex/etc.  LSparkle   Oct-17-06 02:01 PM   #19 
     - Agreed. Good ideas can come from any gender or skin color.  calimary   Oct-17-06 02:41 PM   #33 
        - Interesting that DUers aren't saying that Hillary shouldn't run because  beaconess   Oct-17-06 02:56 PM   #34 
           - Well, that's correct. At least that's the way I see it. Her gender doesn't  calimary   Oct-17-06 04:35 PM   #65 
           - A Muslim president WOULD be interesting, wouldn't it?  beaconess   Oct-17-06 06:02 PM   #66 
           - Actually, I have seen many threads in which  spooky3   Oct-17-06 11:04 PM   #69 
  - I find most of the "electability" meme bullshit  Temporary1   Oct-17-06 01:41 PM   #4 
  - that means Republicans are not ready for a black President  C_U_L8R   Oct-17-06 01:41 PM   #5 
  - I believe people will vote for Obama before they will Hillary.  China_cat   Oct-17-06 01:41 PM   #6 
  - I will vote for the Democratic Candidate regardless of color or gender  BOSSHOG   Oct-17-06 01:42 PM   #7 
  - The Problem Is The Electoral College  K8-EEE   Oct-17-06 01:42 PM   #8 
  - Racism is alive and well.  ThomCat   Oct-17-06 01:43 PM   #9 
  - Its not resistance here  keta11   Oct-17-06 01:48 PM   #11 
  - at times he just seems 'too good to be true"--but i know little of him. H  rodeodance   Oct-17-06 01:51 PM   #13 
  - I have no doubt Obama will be the first black POTUS.  quiet.american   Oct-17-06 01:57 PM   #17 
  - okay, half black.  elehhhhna   Oct-18-06 08:50 AM   #86 
     - Hmn, don't really care for that comment. n/t  quiet.american   Oct-18-06 02:32 PM   #92 
        - It will incease his chances by 50%. Facts are facts in whiteyland.  elehhhhna   Oct-18-06 03:57 PM   #93 
           - You're too much. :) n/t  quiet.american   Oct-18-06 08:46 PM   #97 
  - Call it what you want. Right now it's called "R-E-A-L-I-T-Y"....try some..  truebrit71   Oct-17-06 02:00 PM   #18 
  - When IS it going to happen. And what will make it happen?  beaconess   Oct-17-06 02:03 PM   #20 
     - When people quit listening to stereotypes and get educated...  truebrit71   Oct-17-06 02:05 PM   #21 
        - And how are those things going to happen - will they just happen on their  beaconess   Oct-17-06 02:10 PM   #23 
           - We don't have a magic want to make prejudice disappear.  ThomCat   Oct-17-06 02:12 PM   #26 
           - Sort of like the Dems did when they ran Kennedy  beaconess   Oct-17-06 02:20 PM   #30 
              - If you think that just because a Catholic can get elected  ThomCat   Oct-17-06 02:31 PM   #32 
           - After a disasterous eight wars of bush, I really don't think the Dems...  truebrit71   Oct-17-06 02:14 PM   #27 
  - Just skimmed what you wrote to see when Obama appeared. It's not  davidwparker   Oct-17-06 02:07 PM   #22 
  - I'm responding to those who say that America is not ready for a Black  beaconess   Oct-17-06 02:11 PM   #24 
  - Or what about John Conyers? God willing he still has many  Benhurst   Oct-17-06 02:19 PM   #29 
  - Excellent point! n/t  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 02:24 PM   #31 
  - Frankly, I don't care what color their skin is, whether they're male or  AndyA   Oct-17-06 02:12 PM   #25 
  - One thing as a Black person, I can say.....racism is alive and doing  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 02:19 PM   #28 
  - I agree with your assessment  AtomicKitten   Oct-17-06 03:15 PM   #38 
  - I could see the Veep position for Obama.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:22 PM   #43 
  - Most VP nominees were presidential candidates first  beaconess   Oct-17-06 03:54 PM   #58 
     - Why not? There's never been a Black President before either....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 04:00 PM   #60 
     - I think Cheney briefly ran for president a few years back  beaconess   Oct-17-06 04:05 PM   #61 
        - What about Dan Quayle? n/t  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 04:06 PM   #62 
           - And his lack of vetting was a problem - tho not enough to lose . . .  beaconess   Oct-17-06 06:04 PM   #67 
     - A VP nominee would be the next logical step for black/female candidates.  Nabeshin   Oct-18-06 07:03 PM   #96 
  - Obama can win it, even in 2008.  bling bling   Oct-17-06 04:16 PM   #64 
  - beaconess, who says "America's not ready for a Black president"  Imagevision   Oct-17-06 03:03 PM   #35 
  - For starters - just read some of the posts in this thread . . .  beaconess   Oct-17-06 03:08 PM   #36 
  - Beaconess, the posters are responding to you...  Imagevision   Oct-17-06 03:13 PM   #37 
  - Self deleted.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:18 PM   #40 
  - Or they don't see the point of debating it with you. n/t  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:22 PM   #42 
     - Self deleted.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:24 PM   #45 
        - No one has any obligation whatsoever to respond to anyone else's post.  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:31 PM   #47 
           - Ok....lesson learned!  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:33 PM   #49 
              - Well, I'm glad you're kidding...  Stand and Fight   Oct-17-06 03:35 PM   #51 
                 - I'll have to pretend that I didn't read that you disagree with me,  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:42 PM   #54 
  - This has been said throughout several of the other Obama posts  beaconess   Oct-17-06 03:28 PM   #46 
     - self deleted.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:31 PM   #48 
        - I don't owe you squat  beaconess   Oct-17-06 03:36 PM   #53 
           - You don't owe me diddley either.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-17-06 03:44 PM   #55 
  - Call bullshit all you want to but America is still a racist and sexist  lastknowngood   Oct-17-06 03:36 PM   #52 
  - Nevermind that Obama is black  JNelson6563   Oct-17-06 03:53 PM   #57 
  - :-) Touche!  beaconess   Oct-17-06 03:55 PM   #59 
  - When I saw Obama speak at the convention....  LynneSin   Oct-18-06 05:49 AM   #79 
  - Did you see Kanye and Erwin speak at the BET thing?  wiley   Oct-17-06 04:06 PM   #63 
  - I agree, but that doesn't mean that I support Obama  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-17-06 06:05 PM   #68 
  - Think pre-Bush&Co.... Colin Powell had a legitimate shot.  KeepItReal   Oct-17-06 11:20 PM   #70 
  - I agree with you about Powell.  amandabeech   Oct-18-06 12:29 AM   #74 
     - You are on the money!  KeepItReal   Oct-18-06 10:05 AM   #88 
        - Thanks! I try. n/.t  amandabeech   Oct-18-06 11:24 AM   #90 
  - I really think the first black president will be from the Republican Party  w4rma   Oct-18-06 12:10 AM   #71 
  - Is this another one of these "straw-man" things?  Canuckistanian   Oct-18-06 12:12 AM   #72 
  - No, it came up on another thread  Patiod   Oct-18-06 08:50 AM   #87 
  - Superman has my vote...  Brundle_Fly   Oct-18-06 12:15 AM   #73 
  - I could get behind Conyers easily enough.  tblue37   Oct-18-06 04:18 AM   #75 
  - "America isn't ready for a Black president"  dapper   Oct-18-06 05:10 AM   #76 
  - Shirley Chisholm, among others made it "possible"  loyalsister   Oct-18-06 05:20 AM   #77 
  - I'm gonna give you the same speech I would give in a Hillary thread  LynneSin   Oct-18-06 05:46 AM   #78 
  - I see you and raise your BULLSHIT alarm to this meme  48percenter   Oct-18-06 06:02 AM   #80 
  - I don't think anyone's arguing that the whole of America isn't ready  Clark2008   Oct-18-06 06:14 AM   #81 
  - I think America is ready..  sendero   Oct-18-06 06:24 AM   #82 
  - America's been ready a long, long time  Chulanowa   Oct-18-06 06:53 AM   #83 
  - "America is not ready for women in combat"  Bosso 63   Oct-18-06 08:08 AM   #84 
  - Then why do some Repubs want Condi to run?  Dulcinea   Oct-18-06 10:05 AM   #89 
  - Because htey know she won't run.  Chulanowa   Oct-18-06 02:03 PM   #91 
  - If the president is Jesse Jackson or John Conyers--Wonderful.  Vidar   Oct-18-06 05:49 PM   #94 
  - America sure is ready for a dumb, unelected, religious fanatic president  Rocknrule   Oct-18-06 06:14 PM   #95 

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