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Solomon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-12-08 07:41 PM
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65. Damn. That was perfect.
(Bowing solemnly)
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  -Is it possible racism WILL keep Obama out of the White House? shomino  May-12-08 06:25 PM   #0 
  - I think not...  gabby garcia   May-12-08 06:26 PM   #1 
  - Is is completely disengenuous coming from someone with her unfavorables  rosebud57   May-12-08 06:27 PM   #2 
  - Even if it is...  shomino   May-12-08 06:28 PM   #6 
  - yes when the candidate is as charismatic as Obama is  rosebud57   May-12-08 08:32 PM   #84 
  - how do you suppose she got those "unfavorables?"  Evergreen Emerald   May-12-08 06:31 PM   #13 
     - Lots of ways many of which have to do with Clenis, meaning of "is", dishonesty, negative  rosebud57   May-12-08 07:23 PM   #55 
        - yes...just as I suspected.  Evergreen Emerald   May-12-08 07:45 PM   #66 
           - annoying people come in both genders, misogyny doesn't explain the errors her campaign made  rosebud57   May-12-08 08:16 PM   #77 
           - Everyone made mistakes in the one is perfect.  Evergreen Emerald   May-12-08 08:27 PM   #82 
              - Life is not fair, Everyone doesn't get to be prom king/queen, reality bites, it is what it is  rosebud57   May-12-08 08:41 PM   #88 
              - There's a difference between a candidate that makes mistakes  MadMaddie   May-12-08 09:22 PM   #97 
           - Most people here are not misogynists  OhioBlues   May-13-08 04:54 AM   #123 
  - Probably  galaxy21   May-12-08 06:27 PM   #3 
  - I Think You Post Is.....  rsmith6621   May-12-08 06:28 PM   #4 
  - no  Botany   May-12-08 06:28 PM   #5 
  - Ummm....have you seen some of those pics of hillary voters?  galaxy21   May-12-08 06:31 PM   #12 
     - hillary supporters are not  beezlebum   May-12-08 06:38 PM   #23 
  - It's possible.  Bornaginhooligan   May-12-08 06:28 PM   #7 
  - Damn. That was perfect.  Solomon   May-12-08 07:41 PM   #65 
  - Agreed. Excellent response.  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 08:04 PM   #73 
  - No, it is not possible. Americans will rise to the challenge of getting  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 06:29 PM   #8 
  - There are more of us (who abhor racism and racists)  C_U_L8R   May-12-08 06:29 PM   #9 
  - Once again I should make clear I support Obama  shomino   May-12-08 06:30 PM   #11 
     - No worries. There was never any doubt.  C_U_L8R   May-12-08 06:37 PM   #21 
     - Don't get it  Number23   May-12-08 08:59 PM   #93 
        - Heh, thanks for the honest response.  shomino   May-12-08 09:08 PM   #95 
  - I think Obama can register enough young voters to cancel out the racists....  PoliticalAmazon   May-12-08 06:30 PM   #10 
  - Are you saying that young voters are never racists?  qijackie   May-12-08 06:38 PM   #22 
     - How many are you "banking" on?  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 06:41 PM   #25 
     - What does "banking on" mean? Some sort of feeble insult ?  qijackie   May-12-08 06:47 PM   #29 
        - Many of them are Republicans...and they are the same ones that  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 06:58 PM   #38 
        - No, I don't get it.  qijackie   May-12-08 07:02 PM   #41 
           - Are you from West Virginia?  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 07:06 PM   #46 
           - How terribly amusing.  qijackie   May-12-08 07:15 PM   #51 
           - New poll out today.....Obama 51, McCain 44 vs. Clinton 49, McCain 46. Primary #'s O53 v. C. 41  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 07:17 PM   #54 
              - Thanks for the info. Personally, I want a Democrat elected - I want it very badly...  qijackie   May-12-08 07:36 PM   #59 
                 - I reject your "lesser of two evils" rationalization.  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 10:34 PM   #112 
                    - Revolution.  qijackie   May-13-08 09:03 PM   #137 
        - Speak for yourself Rush.  IsItJustMe   May-12-08 07:03 PM   #42 
     - I believe young people are less likely to be racist. Certainly, there ....  PoliticalAmazon   May-12-08 06:54 PM   #35 
        - Yes and no. I agree that it seems the flagrant racism has  qijackie   May-12-08 07:01 PM   #40 
           - You're right. And bad economic times seems to bring out the worst of it. n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-12-08 07:05 PM   #44 
              - No kidding. Toss a little "survival" stress into the mix and all hell tends to break loose.  qijackie   May-12-08 07:10 PM   #50 
  - It could be one among multiple causes if Obama gets the nomination and loses the election  slackmaster   May-12-08 06:32 PM   #14 
  - No. Not possible  panader0   May-12-08 06:33 PM   #15 
  - I think there are more of us who are not racist, than those that are. nt  gateley   May-12-08 06:33 PM   #16 
  - I would argue that GWDumbshit was NEVER elected, let alone re-elected  grannylib   May-12-08 06:34 PM   #17 
  - But it could be used as a talking point after election stealing, like guns & gays in 04  Overseas   May-12-08 06:53 PM   #34 
     - Gotcha, and that's what scares me most, a squeaker that  grannylib   May-13-08 06:41 PM   #136 
  - no.  beezlebum   May-12-08 06:34 PM   # 
  - Obama's mother was white. His father was black  wurzel   May-12-08 06:34 PM   #18 
  - Some black people don't like mixed race blacks... ditto for white people  Juniperx   May-12-08 07:36 PM   #60 
  - Possibly  laptoprepairguy   May-12-08 06:34 PM   #19 
  - no  enid602   May-12-08 06:37 PM   #20 
  - ...  beezlebum   May-12-08 06:39 PM   #24 
  - If Obama wins against McCain then no  rock   May-12-08 06:42 PM   #26 
  - Aren't we all racist to some degree?  shomino   May-12-08 06:44 PM   #27 
  - i'm not sure if you're sincerely attempting to start an honest dialogue  beezlebum   May-12-08 06:51 PM   #33 
  - Note that I specified : "To some degree".  shomino   May-12-08 08:24 PM   #80 
  - I think we all are to some degree. There are some that were raised without the taint of racism.  IsItJustMe   May-12-08 07:15 PM   #52 
  - Why don't you answer your own question, for yourself?  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 08:09 PM   #75 
     - OK let me rephrase: Isn't everyone racist to some degree?  shomino   May-12-08 08:22 PM   #79 
        - We probably all  graycem   May-12-08 08:41 PM   #87 
        - I don't think one has to claim"perfection" to say that racism plays no part in one's life.  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 10:06 PM   #106 
  - Nope the younger generation will not let it happen  grantcart   May-12-08 06:46 PM   #28 
  - Yes, it is - BUT I think  elfin   May-12-08 06:48 PM   #30 
  - hilary has no points ..hilary has only  zidzi   May-12-08 06:50 PM   #31 
  - Well, to be honest, I'm afraid to answer with the truth.  Jamastiene   May-12-08 06:51 PM   #32 
  - I like you. You made me laugh and you are also right - an irristable combo!!  qijackie   May-12-08 06:54 PM   #36 
  - Of course it's possible. It'll be there until the end.  Carrieyazel   May-12-08 06:58 PM   #37 
  - It's always possible. Won't know til we try though! :)  BlooInBloo   May-12-08 06:59 PM   #39 
  - I had no idea there were so many...  stillcool47   May-12-08 07:05 PM   #43 
  - If Obama loses due to race, our country should be shamed by the rest of the world.  MessiahRp   May-12-08 07:06 PM   #45 
  - Not in most states, but if that were true, she wouldn't stand a frickn' chance either /nt  still_one   May-12-08 07:08 PM   #47 
  - Yes, that's always been possible,  LWolf   May-12-08 07:09 PM   #48 
  - Sure anything is possible, after all stupidity put W in the whitehouse.  canadian_is_cold   May-12-08 07:09 PM   #49 
  - In 50 years, 6 blacks have run for the Presidency. All lost. 6 women have also run. All lost.  Xithras   May-12-08 07:16 PM   #53 
  - Yes. It is possible. But I hope not probable.  kwenu   May-12-08 07:28 PM   #56 
  - If they can call it something else to the satisfaction  mmonk   May-12-08 07:33 PM   #57 
  - no chance but fear of white backlash is being marketed by Clinton for the Primary Race  crankychatter   May-12-08 07:35 PM   #58 
  - absolutely but sexism could have kept Hillary out  dmordue   May-12-08 07:38 PM   #61 
  - Why is sexism never an issue regarding electability?  dansolo   May-12-08 07:38 PM   #62 
  - Its a big issue. Likely neither can win the Big One.  qijackie   May-12-08 07:48 PM   #68 
  - Okay, I'll bite. You think McCain will win -- why?  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 07:50 PM   #69 
     - Sorry - wasn't fishing. But I do tend to think McCain will win.  qijackie   May-12-08 08:05 PM   #74 
        - I think it's wasted energy to speculate on why you think either of them "can't win."  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 08:14 PM   #76 
           - Your opinion is only that. And mine is mine.  qijackie   May-12-08 08:19 PM   #78 
  - Oh, sexism is DEFINITELY a big issue.  shomino   May-12-08 09:22 PM   #98 
  - Anything is possible  BrentTaylor   May-12-08 07:39 PM   #63 
  - Your concern is noted n/t  IWantAnyDem   May-12-08 07:40 PM   #64 
  - Gee, nobody's ever thought to ask that question.  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 07:47 PM   #67 
  - Polls say NO  kenny blankenship   May-12-08 07:52 PM   #70 
  - I dunno. Is it possible the inevitability of Obama's nomination will blow open the floodgates...  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 07:56 PM   #71 
  - And also a torrent..  shomino   May-12-08 09:03 PM   #94 
     - Looks like a nerve was touched. n/t  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 09:56 PM   #105 
        - Ever heard of the expression "ad-hominem"?  shomino   May-12-08 10:07 PM   #107 
           - Well, as an Obama delegate, financial supporter and a geez...  Barrymores Ghost   May-12-08 10:30 PM   #111 
              - Firstly, I never said anyone was "wasting their time" supporting Obama.  shomino   May-12-08 10:51 PM   #113 
              - Exactly. Bad things have indeed happened.  livingmadness   May-13-08 03:41 AM   #115 
              - A delegate? How cool!  livingmadness   May-13-08 03:47 AM   #116 
  - No. it's the playing of the race card that will get him nominated  unlawflcombatnt   May-12-08 07:58 PM   #72 
  - It's not the stating of an opinion  graycem   May-12-08 08:59 PM   #91 
  - No. Go find the numbers of the AA vote that Kerry got, that Gore got,  sfexpat2000   May-12-08 10:14 PM   #108 
  - Is it possible to be somewhat racist  Life Long Dem   May-12-08 08:24 PM   #81 
  - Hillary has made that closer to becoming a reality by encouraging racism  Levgreee   May-12-08 08:29 PM   #83 
  - Bullshit.  qijackie   May-12-08 08:36 PM   #86 
     - saying "as far as I know" in relation to a categorical fact, when there are race-based rumors  Levgreee   May-12-08 08:55 PM   #89 
        - Muslim is not a race  Lilith Velkor   May-12-08 09:46 PM   #101 
           - I'm sorry I didn't spell it out to you... if Obama was a white man, the Muslim rumor wouldn't  Levgreee   May-13-08 04:33 AM   #121 
              - Levgree, think about this. If Barack Obama's name was  HopeLives   May-13-08 06:21 AM   #129 
  - It is entirely possible but not as probable as people might think.  MrSlayer   May-12-08 08:34 PM   #85 
  - YES!!!  TheDonkey   May-12-08 08:58 PM   #90 
  - no. mccain is hopeless. this is THE perfect chance to make history, because the guy has no chance.  goletian   May-12-08 08:59 PM   #92 
  - you really just fell off the turnip truck, didn't you? mccain has at least as good a chance as Obama  VotesForWomen   May-12-08 09:53 PM   #104 
     - McCain may not even live until November.  sfexpat2000   May-12-08 10:16 PM   #109 
     - why? you like him? no he has no chance. hes flip flopped on everything and the far right isnt happy  goletian   May-13-08 01:53 AM   #114 
  - Considering the Hillary and Bill have spent their lives fighting  MadMaddie   May-12-08 09:12 PM   #96 
  - After Bush's 8 years of horse-shit, no chance in hell for another repuke to occupy the WH.  Imagevision   May-12-08 09:25 PM   # 
  - I hear a lot of people saying "theres no chance McCain will win"!  shomino   May-12-08 09:30 PM   #100 
     - The wise thing to do is to focus on what you CAN do  livingmadness   May-13-08 03:54 AM   #118 
  - I certainly hope not. But, it will be a real test . If he wins, it will  Laura PackYourBags   May-12-08 09:25 PM   #99 
  - possibly. it's also possible that over-zealous false accusations of racism from his campaign could  VotesForWomen   May-12-08 09:50 PM   #102 
  - LOL  sfexpat2000   May-12-08 10:17 PM   #110 
  - Like over-zealous and false accusations of sexism and misogyny will keep Hillary from it?  Barrymores Ghost   May-13-08 10:26 AM   #134 
  - In my mind RACISIM is the only thing that COULD keep him out  hollowdweller   May-12-08 09:53 PM   #103 
  - That WAS AP Point of view and ANYONE paying attention! Over 91% Blacks voting for BO..  indimuse   May-13-08 03:51 AM   #117 
  - Racism is the only way he might be kept out of the White House  TexasObserver   May-13-08 04:01 AM   #119 
  - It is possible that an asteroid will hit the earth and wipe us out before then  n2doc   May-13-08 04:07 AM   #120 
  - maybe . . . but it's much more likely that election fraud will do the trick . . .  OneBlueSky   May-13-08 04:38 AM   #122 
  - Suck it and see, I guess  Prophet 451   May-13-08 05:14 AM   #124 
  - No more than Sexism or Ageism will keep McCain or Clinton out  livingmadness   May-13-08 05:58 AM   #125 
  - yes, we know people  DemReadingDU   May-13-08 06:03 AM   #126 
  - I'd like to find out for sure, please.  rucky   May-13-08 06:05 AM   #127 
  - I think a RW campaign of fear based on lies is far more likely to do the trick  Marrah_G   May-13-08 06:06 AM   #128 
  - I believe racism is by far the biggest hurdle for Obama to overcome  Ian_rd   May-13-08 06:34 AM   #130 
  - Things change. When I was a childhood no Afro Americans or Asian Americans  Old Crusoe   May-13-08 06:37 AM   #131 
  - This is how we get around that--  eridani   May-13-08 06:42 AM   #132 
  - It's possible racism will keep BOTH out of the WH  cici4691   May-13-08 06:43 AM   #133 
  - No More Or Less Possible Than Racism Will Be Used as a Tool to Put Him IN the White House  Crisco   May-13-08 10:39 AM   #135 
  - If it does, The Clintons will NOT EVER regain their good standing with the AA Community.  ShortnFiery   May-13-08 09:05 PM   #138 

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