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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-20-08 10:32 PM
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8. This election is about the future, and what kind of nation we want to be......
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  -Black Man as President angee_is_mad  Aug-20-08 10:28 PM   #0 
  - Except he's not a black man, he's multi racial.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:30 PM   #1 
  - Well, whatever......  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 10:31 PM   #4 
  - But its not a "whatever" for those who also are multi racial.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:32 PM   #6 
     - I'm one of those.  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 10:33 PM   #9 
        - i looked. you're  sweets   Aug-20-08 10:40 PM   #14 
           - Thanks!  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 10:41 PM   #15 
  - He identifies himself as Black  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 10:32 PM   #7 
  - He can identify himself as he sees fit and others will do so also.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:35 PM   #10 
     - Alrighty then  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 10:39 PM   #12 
     - I never said that and you know it.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:42 PM   #16 
     - Yes but  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 10:40 PM   #13 
        - People can treat me like a bitch too but I'm not.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:45 PM   #18 
           - OK but until  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 10:50 PM   #20 
           - Nonsense. People understand one another everyday whether they have  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:56 PM   # 
              - Oh trust me they do  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 11:00 PM   #23 
                 - No I don't think I will trust your logic. I will not experience anything in the same way at the same  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:05 PM   #26 
                    - I think  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 11:15 PM   #33 
                       - If that is the worst that has happened in your life, I am sorry for you and I sincerely  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:22 PM   #39 
                          - I dont want an apology  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 11:37 PM   #42 
                             - But I have been looked at and spoken to like a second class citizen,  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:43 PM   #44 
                                - Sure  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 11:47 PM   #46 
                                   - On the contrary... I have been. Good talkin' to you. Good night.  MichiganVote   Aug-21-08 12:03 AM   #51 
           - He looks Black  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 11:03 PM   #24 
           - What most Americans do not understand is that in other parts of the world,  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:10 PM   #28 
              - Haiti has some serious Colorism issues  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 11:18 PM   #37 
                 - Haiti has severe poverty based on a colonization system which stripped the island  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:27 PM   #41 
                    - The lighter you are  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 11:43 PM   #45 
                       - Actually I did research on issues of color in Haiti in Grad school and  MichiganVote   Aug-21-08 12:07 AM   #52 
           - Halle Berry is mixed. She is said to be the first Black woman to win an Oscar.  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 11:03 PM   #25 
              - Halle identifies herself as Black also  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 11:12 PM   #30 
              - yep...that was my point.  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 11:52 PM   #49 
              - No offense but the first thing I would object to is being called, "mixed".  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:14 PM   #32 
                 - Well, I'm from the old school. I'm older than Obama (even if I don't look it)....when there  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 11:50 PM   #47 
                 - Sure, that's understandable. But just as the ID names for Blacks have changed  MichiganVote   Aug-21-08 12:11 AM   #53 
                 - Dupe  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 11:51 PM   #48 
  - It's shorthand for "black enough for white folks".  BlooInBloo   Aug-20-08 11:05 PM   #27 
  - Look, as long as those who won't vote for him because THEY see him as a black man.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Aug-20-08 11:12 PM   #29 
  - Being honest about one's multiracial or multicultural background is honest also.  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 11:19 PM   #38 
     - Obama doesn't deny that he is biracial but realizes that this country treats him as a black man  Liberal_Stalwart71   Aug-21-08 10:04 AM   #58 
  - A distinction without a difference  HughMoran   Aug-20-08 11:16 PM   #35 
  - Depends on who you're talking to.  MichiganVote   Aug-21-08 12:28 AM   #55 
     - True, but in the broader political spectrum that we speak about here, he's black  HughMoran   Aug-21-08 12:31 AM   #56 
        - He's not white if that's what you mean. But he is, multi-racial and that's just a plain fact.  MichiganVote   Aug-21-08 12:34 AM   #57 
  - Maybe up north... down here it's one drop of black blood = black.  redqueen   Aug-21-08 10:05 AM   #59 
  - There's no such thing in the USA.  sourmilk   Aug-21-08 10:14 AM   #60 
  - Amen !  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Aug-20-08 10:30 PM   #2 
  - It's about things more threatening than race, "change" candidates get attacked nt  flamingdem   Aug-20-08 10:30 PM   #3 
  - Obama has Class and a Stronger Message of Solutions...McLoser is TOAST  opihimoimoi   Aug-20-08 10:31 PM   #5 
  - This election is about the future, and what kind of nation we want to be......  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 10:32 PM   #8 
  - Elections that involve billions of dollars are about power dear. Anything else is a mere  MichiganVote   Aug-20-08 10:47 PM   #19 
     - POWER TO THE PEOPLE !  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Aug-20-08 10:56 PM   #22 
  - People  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 10:38 PM   #11 
  - It will not die overnight  angee_is_mad   Aug-20-08 10:44 PM   #17 
     - Maybe, maybe not  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 10:52 PM   #21 
        - Whatever.  FrenchieCat   Aug-20-08 11:14 PM   #31 
        - It  Lewiskw   Aug-20-08 11:17 PM   #36 
        - I'm voting for him because he is not a repug...  unapatriciated   Aug-20-08 11:42 PM   #43 
  - Conundrum: Obama has class, if he looses does that mean we live in a classless society? nt  flamingdem   Aug-20-08 11:15 PM   #34 
  - Thank you! nt  babylonsister   Aug-20-08 11:25 PM   #40 
  - It's McCain who has the problem he can't seem to break 45%  Heather MC   Aug-21-08 12:00 AM   #50 
  - GOP election fraud.....  McCamy Taylor   Aug-21-08 12:13 AM   #54 

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