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reflection Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-21-08 10:52 AM
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1. Just point out
that white presidents are killed at a much high rate than black ones, I guess. Who cares. We can't protect him, the Secret Service will. It's up to them.
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  -How should assassination comments be dealt with? Reader Rabbit  May-21-08 10:50 AM   #0 
  - Just point out  reflection   May-21-08 10:52 AM   #1 
  - There have not been any black Presidents.  Ytzak   May-21-08 11:06 AM   #17 
  - I am aware of this.  reflection   May-21-08 11:17 AM   #24 
     - I'm spinning out of control here!  hokies4ever   May-21-08 11:22 AM   #28 
  - The Secret Service is the reason for worry....  BlooInBloo   May-21-08 11:09 AM   #21 
  - I think it's inappropriate to discuss the subject, and here's why:...  PoliticalAmazon   May-21-08 12:29 PM   #37 
     - Counter with Regan, the Pope.. etc.  RoadRage   May-21-08 12:46 PM   #40 
  - I have the same fears and am afraid to talk openly about them.  Sulawesi   May-21-08 10:52 AM   #2 
  - I tell people  Jake3463   May-21-08 10:53 AM   #3 
  - Just say....  AllexxisF1   May-21-08 10:53 AM   #4 
  - Excellent -- and true! nt  gateley   May-21-08 11:00 AM   #12 
  - I am terrified it could happen  jaksavage   May-21-08 10:54 AM   #5 
  - The threat needs to be linked to the pukes at every instance so that, if it happens,  TooBigaTent   May-21-08 10:55 AM   #6 
  - Aside from the legal question, there is the moral quandary for DU  crankychatter   May-21-08 10:55 AM   #7 
  - We didn't come this far by fear. We walk in faith.  genna   May-21-08 11:19 AM   #27 
  - By not posting threads on the subject  Xipe Totec   May-21-08 10:56 AM   #8 
  - bingo!  Lerkfish   May-21-08 10:56 AM   #10 
  - You're saying if we don't talk about it, the risk will go away.  Ytzak   May-21-08 11:07 AM   #19 
  - Read the OP question again  Xipe Totec   May-21-08 12:02 PM   #34 
  - Not discussing it will make the issue cease to exist?  Reader Rabbit   May-21-08 11:19 AM   #26 
  - "Yeah, so? "  deadmessengers   May-21-08 10:56 AM   #9 
  - I don't know who "they" are, but I'm not even 40 and I worry about it, especially after seeing this  RubyDuby in GA   May-21-08 10:58 AM   #11 
  - 857 racists, I see  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-21-08 11:07 AM   #20 
  - I tell them  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-21-08 11:01 AM   #13 
  - It should be illegal just like it is illegal to threaten the prez.  jwirr   May-21-08 11:01 AM   #14 
  - I'm afraid I don't deal with it too well, what I have to say is really not fit  DinahMoeHum   May-21-08 11:05 AM   #15 
  - What to say to people concerned that Obama will be assassinated...  Ytzak   May-21-08 11:05 AM   #16 
  - Just tell them it's not likely because Obama's VP, Rev Wright, would then become President and  beat tk   May-21-08 11:06 AM   #18 
  - The GE is a high-prob attempt ...  quantass   May-21-08 11:12 AM   #22 
  - Question: If an assassination occurs during the GE does the VP run as Prez candidate OR  quantass   May-21-08 11:14 AM   #23 
  - we should all be very concerned with this possibility  goletian   May-21-08 11:18 AM   #25 
  - no, not really.  Texas Hill Country   May-21-08 11:24 AM   #30 
     - yes, really. youre very naive.  goletian   May-21-08 11:25 AM   #31 
        - really, you think so? thank you so much for your comment, my entire world view has been changed.  Texas Hill Country   May-21-08 11:29 AM   #32 
           - i know so. youre welcome.  goletian   May-21-08 12:14 PM   #35 
  - if it was gonna happen, it would have happened already. he has a lighter detail now, more public  Texas Hill Country   May-21-08 11:23 AM   #29 
  - He is ours, and we have to look out for him.  NorthernSpy   May-21-08 11:35 AM   #33 
  - Very true. I agree.... I will shoot some kneecaps if I have too.....n/t  Lady-Damai   May-21-08 12:24 PM   #36 
  - uh, just notify the authorities if someone advocates or threatens assassination...  NorthernSpy   May-21-08 12:43 PM   #39 
  - I think everyone should watch Season One of 24 just as a refresher. ;)  msallied   May-21-08 12:50 PM   #43 
  - I would just respond  DeschutesRiver   May-21-08 12:37 PM   #38 
  - Keep in mind that we have learned a lot from those days.  msallied   May-21-08 12:47 PM   #41 
  - Just say: Obama doesn't seem worried about it.  tekisui   May-21-08 12:49 PM   #42 
  - Locking.  wakemeupwhenitsover   May-21-08 01:35 PM   #44 
 

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