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zulchzulu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-16-07 08:24 PM
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42. The "black community" deserves better than Al Sharpton
Sharpton was good as a court jester role in the debates in 2004.

But when you really look at Sharpton's past, the man is an amusing opportunist who feels that he has been appointed king of the "black community".



What's funny about the OP that posted this article is that he/she is a Senator Clinton shill. Obama gave his support for Lieberman during the primary, but not after Lieberman lost that race. It's a great way for some Senator Clinton fans to play dirty pool and is expected, since people that I consider absolute dirtbags are integral in her campaign. That's not a surprise by any means.

What this OP has done is typical disingenuous, pathetic desparation to somehow sway people to who many consider an unwinnable candidacy. So be it.








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  -Obama Should Apologize to Sharpton.. Tellurian  Mar-16-07 06:27 PM   #0 
  - Obama needs Sharpton's support..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 06:29 PM   #1 
  - Sharpton Faults Obama Support For Lieberman  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 06:48 PM   #17 
  - I'd like to know why Obama supported an Independent candidate instead of his own party  Nikki Stone1   Mar-16-07 06:29 PM   #2 
  - He didn't.  Crunchy Frog   Mar-16-07 06:32 PM   #5 
  - I'd like to know IF Obama is really Irish?  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 06:56 PM   #21 
  - Ancestry.com is NOT Obama's camp. What a pitiful post. NT  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 07:02 PM   #25 
  - .  Hav   Mar-16-07 07:04 PM   #27 
  - Wow..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 11:43 PM   #71 
  - Looks like the claim is coming from Ancestry.com.  Crunchy Frog   Mar-16-07 07:04 PM   #28 
     - Would it be against the Muslim religion..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 07:19 PM   #33 
        - .  Hav   Mar-16-07 07:30 PM   #35 
        - It was a simple question..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 07:34 PM   #39 
        - Lame and stupid. The Irish don't eat corned beef & cabbage in Ireland, that  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 07:32 PM   #36 
        - I visited Ireland last St. Patrick's Day...and it was a big celebration w/ Corned Beef and Cabbage..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 08:37 PM   #45 
        - Your posts are insulting. That's not personal.  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 08:52 PM   #49 
        - But The Irish do eat Corned Beef and Cabbage in Ireland out of respect..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 09:18 PM   #57 
        - This question is relevant how?  Crunchy Frog   Mar-16-07 07:53 PM   #40 
           - If you reread the post you addressed. Obama wasn't mentioned..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 08:39 PM   #47 
              - The question was asked in a thread about Obama, but I apologize for assuming.  Crunchy Frog   Mar-16-07 08:51 PM   #48 
              - .  Hav   Mar-16-07 08:59 PM   #52 
                 - Bullocks..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 09:31 PM   #58 
                    - .  Hav   Mar-16-07 10:35 PM   #64 
                       - If you can point out an attack..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 11:45 PM   #72 
  - OK  Nikki Stone1   Mar-16-07 07:18 PM   #32 
  - Obama does not Need Sharpton's support  Ethelk2044   Mar-16-07 06:34 PM   #6 
  - Can you say....Tawana.... watch Al run as fast as he can from that hoax  zulchzulu   Mar-16-07 08:37 PM   #46 
  - Yes, the fact he supported Lieberman is odd indeed..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 06:36 PM   #9 
  - Like Sen. Clinton he backed one of his colleagues in the Senate  Telly Savalas   Mar-16-07 06:42 PM   #13 
  - Perfect! You took the OP's bait!  zulchzulu   Mar-16-07 08:34 PM   #43 
  - Who died and made Al Sharpton the "voice of the Black community"? Sharpton  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 06:29 PM   #3 
  - Sharpton's dead right, we shouldn't play racism politics  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 06:32 PM   #4 
  - Obama has repeatedly said he does NOT feel this way.  SemiCharmedQuark   Mar-16-07 06:35 PM   #7 
  - OK then we should all stop talking about it  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 06:35 PM   #8 
  - Sharpton  Ethelk2044   Mar-16-07 06:36 PM   #10 
  - Obama never said he should get black votes because of his racial background  CreekDog   Mar-16-07 07:22 PM   #34 
  - And Sharpton doesn't represent the black community because he is black  CreekDog   Mar-16-07 07:34 PM   #38 
  - That's what Obama said..  ariesgem   Mar-16-07 09:01 PM   #53 
  - Obama should ignore Sharpton.  nevergiveup   Mar-16-07 06:38 PM   #11 
  - He reacts well  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 06:39 PM   #12 
  - Maybe Sharpton can do more TV commercials for loan sharks:  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 06:43 PM   #14 
     - Almost all our high level politicos are wrapped in Big Money's embrace  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 06:45 PM   #16 
        - We here in NYC know Sharpton and his scams. And did you know he hired GOP  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 06:49 PM   #18 
           - And we have Ms. Campaigner for Barry Goldwater  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 06:56 PM   #20 
              - I'd happily work for Obama and I will vote for Clinton if she wins the primaries.  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 07:01 PM   #24 
                 - Stand with people all over the world being killed by these bastards  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 07:04 PM   #26 
                    - So much silly hyperbole. NT  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 07:05 PM   #29 
                       - To you this might be politics on CNN  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 07:10 PM   #30 
                          - Yeah, Obama is responsible for the Iraq War, World Traveler.  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 07:13 PM   #31 
                             - Your insults are as conspicuous and plentiful as  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 08:57 PM   #50 
                                - Here's a good picture of Joe for you (thanks to zulchzulu below)!  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 08:59 PM   #51 
                                   - Zing!  Katzenkavalier   Mar-16-07 09:04 PM   #54 
                                   - It might do Obama some good if  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 09:42 PM   #59 
                                      - Yeah, maybe it would...  NYCGirl   Mar-16-07 09:45 PM   #60 
                                         - Nice Pic of Hillary..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 10:02 PM   #62 
                                            - The one with blood on her hands?  TheConstantGardener   Mar-16-07 11:22 PM   #70 
                                               - In your distorted vision, perhaps..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 11:48 PM   #73 
                                                  - No Iraqi would agree with you  TheConstantGardener   Mar-17-07 12:00 AM   #75 
  - that is ridiculous. eom  HRC_in_08   Mar-16-07 06:44 PM   #15 
  - B.S.  CanonRay   Mar-16-07 06:55 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, right after Sharpton apologizes....  Loge23   Mar-16-07 06:58 PM   #22 
  - .  Hav   Mar-16-07 06:59 PM   #23 
  - Nobody should care about Sharpton. America doesn't need that man.  Katzenkavalier   Mar-16-07 07:32 PM   #37 
  - Al Sharpton can go to hell he doesn't speak for all african americans  bigdarryl   Mar-16-07 08:03 PM   #41 
  - The "black community" deserves better than Al Sharpton  zulchzulu   Mar-16-07 08:24 PM   #42 
  - And the "white community" deserves better than George Bush  beaconess   Mar-17-07 08:55 AM   #83 
  - Sharpton should apologize to his own black ass for being such an asshole.  Seabiscuit   Mar-16-07 08:36 PM   #44 
  - ...  ariesgem   Mar-16-07 09:06 PM   #55 
  - Well, then..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 09:46 PM   #61 
     - What gave you the idea Obama wanted Sharpton's endorsement?  ariesgem   Mar-16-07 10:25 PM   #63 
        - Then you have a statement saying Obama doesn't want Sharpton's endorsement..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 10:44 PM   #65 
           - What are you trying to prove or accomplish tonight, Tell?  Katzenkavalier   Mar-16-07 10:47 PM   #66 
           - Either one of those questions is irrelevant..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 11:13 PM   #68 
           - He didn't say either way  ariesgem   Mar-16-07 11:01 PM   #67 
           - I said no such thing..  Tellurian   Mar-16-07 11:22 PM   #69 
              - everything you said after  ariesgem   Mar-16-07 11:52 PM   #74 
                 - You answered your own question..  Tellurian   Mar-17-07 12:08 AM   #76 
           - Candidates don't put out statements  cali   Mar-17-07 07:43 AM   #81 
  - It is very simple  madville   Mar-16-07 09:08 PM   #56 
  - you do realize that with these constant pitiful attacks  Superman Returns   Mar-17-07 12:11 AM   #77 
  - How does that work?  Tellurian   Mar-17-07 01:06 AM   #78 
  - I'm surprised at you. I thought you were different than this.  bling bling   Mar-17-07 06:04 AM   #79 
  - Thanks bling bling for noticing..  Tellurian   Mar-17-07 08:29 AM   #82 
  - Watch and learn. Sharpton will be endorsing Obama next April  zulchzulu   Mar-17-07 06:24 AM   #80 
  - And some whine about lame attacks on Hillary  Forkboy   Mar-17-07 12:32 PM   #84 
  - actually, Obama should tell Sharpton to stick it up his ass  paulk   Mar-17-07 12:39 PM   #85 
  - I don't know about that.  LWolf   Mar-17-07 02:04 PM   #86 
  - Getting back to the original post, why should Obama apologize to  hedgehog   Mar-17-07 02:22 PM   #87 
 

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