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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-22-08 07:03 PM
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64. He should have accepted Michelle. Barack needs to campaign.
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  -Obama! Go to New Orleans tomorrow, PLEASE Laura PackYourBags  Feb-22-08 04:49 PM   #0 
  - He offered to send his wife, but Tavis really wanted him.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 04:50 PM   #1 
  - Tavis said earlier this week that Michelle was not offered as a sub.  DURHAM D   Feb-22-08 04:54 PM   #3 
  - MIchelle herself said in an interview that she would go  tishaLA   Feb-22-08 05:04 PM   #24 
  - He did offer to send her, but Tavis decline.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:04 PM   #26 
  - Obama's Letter to Tavis Smiley  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 05:11 PM   #33 
  - thanks for the letter. it was good. but, I still wish he would go.  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-22-08 05:49 PM   #50 
  - He should have accepted Michelle. Barack needs to campaign.  RBInMaine   Feb-22-08 07:03 PM   #64 
  - Tavis is trying to create some controversy to BOOST ratings. A little shameless  TheDonkey   Feb-22-08 06:37 PM   #58 
  - The invite was to specifically to "candidates"  jasmine621   Feb-22-08 07:03 PM   #63 
  - Maybe his Oprah will go......  liberalnurse   Feb-22-08 05:03 PM   #22 
     - LOL! Your a riot liberalnurse...  golddigger   Feb-22-08 05:07 PM   #29 
        - Enjoy...  liberalnurse   Feb-22-08 05:20 PM   #46 
  - Did he give a reason for not participating?  gateley   Feb-22-08 04:52 PM   #2 
  - campaigning was the reason he gave in a letter to Tavis. nt.  IndianaJones   Feb-22-08 04:55 PM   #4 
  - Busy campaigning was what was published here last week. That's what I read, they had a link too.  goldcanyonaz   Feb-22-08 04:55 PM   #5 
  - Just that he was addressing issues of the black community while  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-22-08 04:57 PM   #8 
  - Texas and Ohio  stahbrett   Feb-22-08 04:57 PM   #9 
     - It's not just talking to a talk show host.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:01 PM   #16 
        - Ah, thanks for the clarification on that.  stahbrett   Feb-22-08 05:04 PM   #25 
        - It's a big event, but it's not THAT big  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 05:14 PM   #37 
           - Hi effie! I remember you from the last thread on this.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:17 PM   #42 
           - Last week I thought that Obama should attend  qanda   Feb-22-08 06:43 PM   #59 
              - Thanks - and no, I have no doubt that Tavis would have JUMPED to have Clinton there  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 06:57 PM   #61 
                 - So ridiculous.  anamandujano   Feb-22-08 07:37 PM   #68 
  - Tavis should not expect much when he schedules something like this  FLDem5   Feb-22-08 04:56 PM   #6 
  - That's why he did it - to get the exposure and help NOLA needs  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-22-08 04:58 PM   #10 
     - He could have scheduled it during LA? That would make more sense.  FLDem5   Feb-22-08 05:03 PM   #19 
     - Thanks for the link.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:14 PM   #36 
     - then he should have done it when the LA primary was held. Obama showed up in NOLA last month  cryingshame   Feb-22-08 05:15 PM   #39 
     - It was my understanding that Tavis Smiley  zidzi   Feb-22-08 05:16 PM   #41 
     - He has refused to endorse either one. He does not think it is appropriate. nt.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:26 PM   #48 
     - There is no reason to be disappointed in Obama on this  wndycty   Feb-22-08 06:36 PM   #57 
        - wow, I feel so torn on this. I am supposed to make 50 calls today  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-23-08 02:06 PM   #87 
           - Why are you disappointed in him?  EffieBlack   Feb-23-08 02:11 PM   #88 
              - For two reasons: 1) I want him to stand up a decry the injustice  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-23-08 10:46 PM   #92 
                 - Why does he have to go to New Orleans today to do Smiley's show to stand up for New Orleans?  EffieBlack   Feb-23-08 10:57 PM   #93 
  - Didn't I read that Tavis supports Clinton?  goclark   Feb-22-08 04:57 PM   #7 
  - I've seen her on his TV show twice recently  LSparkle   Feb-22-08 05:00 PM   #14 
  - He has not taken a postion  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:03 PM   #20 
  - Hillary will be there  carlotta   Feb-22-08 04:59 PM   #11 
  - that's good. wish he was going too.  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-22-08 05:00 PM   #13 
  - Clinton HAS to be there. She ignored the LA primary because it didn't count  cryingshame   Feb-22-08 05:16 PM   #40 
     - Stupid remark. Why am I not surprised?  anamandujano   Feb-22-08 07:39 PM   #70 
  - I'm not sure what to make of this  spokane   Feb-22-08 05:00 PM   #12 
  - You know - I'd like to think this is bigger than politics - the people  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-22-08 05:02 PM   #17 
  - Why did Tavis turned Michelle down  spokane   Feb-22-08 05:04 PM   #23 
     - He said he thought it was important enough to have the candidate  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-23-08 11:07 AM   #83 
     - simple answer....PUBLICITY!  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-23-08 10:46 PM   #91 
        - You know, Thats exactly how I feel  spokane   Feb-23-08 11:49 PM   #94 
  - Please give me an iota of information indicating that Tavis is a Hillary surrogate. nt.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:07 PM   #31 
  - yeah I think he should go  adoraz   Feb-22-08 05:01 PM   #15 
  - did the media make a big deal of Clinton ignoring LA's primary and saying it doesn't count?  cryingshame   Feb-22-08 05:18 PM   #43 
     - Could you throw me a link on that? nt.  cbayer   Feb-22-08 05:27 PM   #49 
  - Yes, this has been going on for weeks. For shame! He doesn't need them,  LadyVT   Feb-22-08 05:02 PM   #18 
  - What does that say about him?? It says he wannts to win two states where he is down in the polls.  Joshua N   Feb-22-08 05:14 PM   #35 
     - THANK you!  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 05:18 PM   #44 
     - what does it say about Hillary for pretty much ignoring their primary and saying they don't count?  cryingshame   Feb-22-08 05:19 PM   #45 
        - She is going to the event, despite desperately needing OH and TX  LadyVT   Feb-22-08 05:22 PM   #47 
        - It says that she was short on resources as we all found out later.  anamandujano   Feb-22-08 07:41 PM   #71 
  - The best thing he can do for them, and for us all, is to become president  Johnny__Motown   Feb-22-08 05:03 PM   #21 
  - He did not go last year due to campaigning, so why would he go now?  Joshua N   Feb-22-08 05:06 PM   #27 
  - I want him to go also. nt.  Kaylee   Feb-22-08 05:06 PM   #28 
  - Why should he go?  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 05:07 PM   #30 
  - I agree Effie ~ the best place is should be is campaigning  goclark   Feb-22-08 05:11 PM   #32 
  - Tavis is very good friends with, and a constituent of Maxine Waters, and guess who  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-22-08 06:08 PM   #53 
     - Thanks for the heads up ~ now it's all making sense  goclark   Feb-22-08 07:32 PM   #67 
     - About Tavis, sometimes we can be that way towards one another, if you know what I mean.  Joshua N   Feb-23-08 01:47 AM   #81 
  - Yep, since he thinks he has the nom. all wrap-up, who cares about Louisiana.  golddigger   Feb-22-08 05:13 PM   #34 
     - It's the exact opposite, read my previous post n/t  Joshua N   Feb-22-08 05:15 PM   #38 
     - Obviously he DOESN'T think the nom is all wrapped up - that's why he's campaigning where people are  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 06:54 PM   #60 
  - He is so close to NOLA  judaspriestess   Feb-22-08 05:58 PM   #51 
  - Um..  woolldog   Feb-22-08 06:04 PM   #52 
  - I read in an earlier thread that Tavis is amongst that black group that  monmouth   Feb-22-08 06:28 PM   #54 
  - Obama is only black when it suits his purpose, like playing the race card.  anamandujano   Feb-22-08 07:48 PM   #73 
     - That's bullshit  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 08:45 PM   #79 
     - So far I have been cordial on this board. I will keep it that way. But what you have said is the  Joshua N   Feb-23-08 01:50 AM   #82 
  - This is such a non-issue  wndycty   Feb-22-08 06:30 PM   #55 
  - yes he has...  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-22-08 07:45 PM   #72 
  - Got proof? Share please.  anamandujano   Feb-22-08 07:49 PM   #75 
     - Read these:  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 08:59 PM   #80 
  - I think he should go, personally.  Tatiana   Feb-22-08 06:34 PM   #56 
  - It seems that more white people are worried about this than black people  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 07:00 PM   #62 
     - EXACTLY!!!  wndycty   Feb-22-08 07:20 PM   #65 
     - You're right. Tavis Smiley is out of favor right now with his slanted commentaries.  Connie_Corleone   Feb-22-08 07:25 PM   #66 
     - I agree. Tavis is holding Obama to a higher standard than he ever held Bill Clinton.  Tatiana   Feb-22-08 08:10 PM   #76 
     - Exactly!  EffieBlack   Feb-22-08 08:35 PM   #78 
     - I don't see how it matters one iota what color you are. What  Laura PackYourBags   Feb-23-08 11:12 AM   #84 
  - Is this the annual 2 part tv forum? If so I need the time  goclark   Feb-22-08 07:37 PM   #69 
  - it's usually on C-Span, they run it live tomorrow...n/t  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-22-08 07:48 PM   #74 
     - Thanks!  goclark   Feb-22-08 08:29 PM   #77 
  - If you support Obama, you should want him to be campaigning in Ohio and Tx  NoBorders   Feb-23-08 11:14 AM   #85 
  - Most of the Panel and the Audience...  knowledgeispwr   Feb-23-08 11:19 AM   #86 
     - Whether they are voting for him or not, most black people are enormously proud of Obam  EffieBlack   Feb-23-08 02:13 PM   #89 
        - As a young black man, I agree  knowledgeispwr   Feb-23-08 02:54 PM   #90 

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