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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-26-08 10:52 PM
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20. No, not really. Black voters vote as a bloc, but not necessarily for black candidates...
but they are a far tighter bloc than women, or whites are.
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  -This talk of "white vote" and "black vote".... Bright Eyes  Jan-26-08 10:25 PM   #0 
  - No because people here talk about it because they want to get a winning candidate.  Proud2BAmurkin   Jan-26-08 10:26 PM   #1 
  - Speaking of ignore, god I wish that function worked right now.  thecatburgler   Jan-26-08 10:28 PM   #4 
  - It Sickens me but...  stravu9   Jan-26-08 10:27 PM   #2 
  - Black voters vote in a bloc to a degree other demographic groups rarely do. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-26-08 10:28 PM   #3 
  - As they probably should.  Redstone   Jan-26-08 10:29 PM   #6 
  - I agree. Damn straight I'd a voted for Obama in SC! nt  MookieWilson   Jan-26-08 10:48 PM   #17 
  - I am totally sick of all this  ristruck   Jan-26-08 10:30 PM   #7 
  - If you're that put off at 40 posts you probably don't have much of a future here.  karlrschneider   Jan-26-08 10:34 PM   #11 
  - BINGO!  Redstone   Jan-26-08 11:08 PM   #21 
  - The only way to get them to admit that it's not all about race  NCevilDUer   Jan-26-08 10:36 PM   #13 
  - I was in polling for eight years. It's not a slur to say black voters often vote together, or that  MookieWilson   Jan-26-08 10:49 PM   #19 
  - I think we need to remember this happened in a southern state  goodgd_yall   Jan-26-08 10:34 PM   #10 
  - In National elections it is also strong, but if I'd been voting in SC, I'd uh voted for BO. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-27-08 11:32 AM   #25 
  - White voters vote in bloc, too  EffieBlack   Jan-26-08 10:37 PM   #14 
     - No, not really. Black voters vote as a bloc, but not necessarily for black candidates...  MookieWilson   Jan-26-08 10:52 PM   #20 
        - And white votes vote as a bloc, as well  EffieBlack   Jan-26-08 11:25 PM   #22 
           - No, white voters split their votes. Look at 2000, 2004, etc. nt  MookieWilson   Jan-27-08 08:59 AM   #23 
              - White voters split their votes between white candidates, they vote in a bloc for white candidates  EffieBlack   Jan-27-08 11:54 AM   #26 
  - Many people proudly admit to supporting Obama simply because he's black.  karlrschneider   Jan-26-08 10:29 PM   #5 
     - It isn't.  Bright Eyes   Jan-26-08 10:32 PM   #8 
     - Well, we have the right to hope, I suppose but I won't be holding my breath.  karlrschneider   Jan-26-08 10:33 PM   #9 
     - Really? You can't see the difference?  goodgd_yall   Jan-26-08 10:36 PM   #12 
        - Oh, they aren't different....they both stem from stupidity.  karlrschneider   Jan-26-08 10:38 PM   #15 
        - Easy to say  goodgd_yall   Jan-26-08 10:45 PM   #16 
           - That's pretty funny for a gay guy to read.  karlrschneider   Jan-26-08 10:48 PM   #18 
        - It's perfectly acceptable and understandable to, in part, vote for a member of your 'team' for Prez.  MookieWilson   Jan-27-08 09:01 AM   #24 
 

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