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74. Honestly, Drudge's exercise is mainly a show of panic by the GOP.
Edited on Mon Oct-27-08 03:44 AM by political_Dem
It also demonstrates the fear of people of color finally accessing a power position that used to be only granted to some white people.

Drudge is very demonstrative of a white male who feels his entitlement and privilege being challenged by a man of color who has more "merits" and "intelligence" than he does. Because he's throwing a tandrum, digging up old clips is all Drudge and the rest of the those RW toadies have. They don't have anything else.

What Mr. Obama said wasn't provocative. What he only advocated was that communities should be more involved in terms of the progress of civil rights. He felt that the courts were not that effective in that matter. Instead, community organizing and programs would be helpful in making sure that people's rights were being enforced at the local level.

I understand that it might be a different way of thinking from those who are rich and enveloped in gated communities. After all, when "the people" begin to get together and to demand their freedoms, then the power shifts from the very few to the many. To the wealthy, that would mean that their power would be threatened. After all, people of color (as well as other groups of the disenfranchised) are beginning to use their education, work skill and productiveness in order to fight for their rights. After all, the uber wealthy and powerful expect us to be lazy and shiftless, no?

Well, it might seem scary for those who want us to be the very stereotypes that they expect us to be.

But when we're not, then they know that serious change in coming and that some people are going to be knocked off their high horse.
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  -Drudge trying to hype up a 2001 Obama interview TeamJordan23  Oct-27-08 12:43 AM   #0 
  - You mean Backwards B Girl Drudge?  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 12:46 AM   #1 
  - Yup. Drudge is a joke, and all he does is preach to the choir.  Curtland1015   Oct-27-08 12:48 AM   #2 
     - So why is a poster posting this shit here?  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 12:50 AM   #5 
        - There is no article or anything on it. Drudge just has a link to the youtube clip.  TeamJordan23   Oct-27-08 12:54 AM   #9 
        - Next time, just include the whole thing than.......  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 12:56 AM   #13 
           - It's not even a big deal.  ej510   Oct-27-08 03:32 AM   #72 
        - why attack the poster, he's just trying to pass along information.  okieinpain   Oct-27-08 01:00 AM   #17 
        - thank you. it doesn't hurt to know the enemy is thinking/going to be talking about.  TeamJordan23   Oct-27-08 01:01 AM   #19 
           - Thank you for Team Jordan for posting  RamboLiberal   Oct-27-08 02:40 AM   #69 
        - why attack the poster, he's just trying to pass along information.  okieinpain   Oct-27-08 01:00 AM   # 
  - I want the whole interview  Tiggeroshii   Oct-27-08 12:49 AM   #3 
  - If anyone really wants the transcript, here it is..  ObamanationYes1   Oct-27-08 01:02 AM   #22 
  - It sounds as if his answer is cut short. Is there a tape of the full interview available?  Flash Bazbo   Oct-27-08 01:45 AM   #59 
     - Thats what I would like too...  Tiggeroshii   Oct-27-08 03:37 AM   #73 
  - Here's a link to an unedited audio, edited one is very misleading ...  mcg   Oct-27-08 09:29 PM   #82 
  - Seriously, that's it?  Drunken Irishman   Oct-27-08 12:50 AM   #4 
  - It also sounds a bit... cut up.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 12:53 AM   #7 
     - Obama said nothing about 'redistribution of wealth'...that's the crazy thing.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:24 AM   #39 
     - Oh, I agree: even as is, it doesn't really work for the righties.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 01:25 AM   #40 
        - Agreed, completely. Are you listening to the whole thing?! He makes me want to go to law school.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:41 AM   #57 
     - it is cut up  CreekDog   Oct-27-08 03:53 AM   #76 
  - NOT OBAMA'S VOICE!  WallStreetNobody   Oct-27-08 12:52 AM   #6 
  - That is Obama. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:14 AM   #29 
  - Well, given how much the interview was sliced-and-diced, and given the "commentary" that was added,  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 01:17 AM   #31 
     - I agree. Just stating the fact of it though. The OP was set to believe otherwise. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:32 AM   #47 
  - we will know for sure soon, he certainly will be asked about it today  win_in_06   Oct-27-08 02:14 AM   #65 
  - So TeamJordan....why are you posting this stuff here, and not even  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 12:54 AM   #8 
  - Big surprise, Frenchie thinking she is better than everyone else again.  TeamJordan23   Oct-27-08 01:00 AM   #18 
  - Maybe Drudge should look at this.......  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 01:01 AM   #20 
     - Thanks, I'll tell him next time I talk to him.  TeamJordan23   Oct-27-08 01:04 AM   #23 
  - Dunno...it's a great recording and supports Obama actually.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:22 AM   #37 
  - I mean, really. Just listened to the thing AND THAT'S NOT WHAT OBAMA IS SAYING....  VolcanoJen   Oct-27-08 01:27 AM   #43 
     - Excluding the Frenchie comment; I agree with you 100%.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:33 AM   #49 
  - I have a tape roughly 7 years ago that shows McCain agrees with Obama on "spreading the wealth."  vaberella   Oct-27-08 12:54 AM   #10 
  - Your avatar.  NYC_SKP   Oct-27-08 12:57 AM   #15 
  - Hahahah...!! It's for Halloween. I want a happy pumpkin for Thanksgiving.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:15 AM   # 
     - OK...  NYC_SKP   Oct-27-08 01:36 AM   #52 
        - Hahhaha!!! Nite nite!!! n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:38 AM   #54 
  - I Agree...Obama doesn't need this as a strategy to "win"  ObamanationYes1   Oct-27-08 01:07 AM   #26 
  - this one too  merh   Oct-27-08 01:15 AM   #30 
     - Beautiful merh...even better since it has all of them. Hah!!!  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:21 AM   #35 
        - The one you posted with the young woman is very good in it's entirety  merh   Oct-27-08 08:19 AM   #81 
  - No "kill whitey," no care!  texasleo   Oct-27-08 12:55 AM   #11 
  - Hannity will go crazy with it and people will think that Hannity is crazy  grantcart   Oct-27-08 12:56 AM   #12 
  - I think I saw this on Faux Newz tonight but turned it off before I heard much of it.  FLyellowdog   Oct-27-08 12:57 AM   #14 
  - That's really pathetic  Cali_Democrat   Oct-27-08 12:59 AM   #16 
  - Isn't progressive taxation a form of wealth redistribution?  Unsane   Oct-27-08 01:13 AM   #28 
     - Technically all taxation is a form of wealth redistribution.  Cali_Democrat   Oct-27-08 01:17 AM   #32 
        - In various forms.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:26 AM   #41 
  - Well, it's already off the front page.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 01:01 AM   #21 
  - ? It's the huge font at the beginning of the page and he's apparently typing a transcript as well  Godhumor   Oct-27-08 01:05 AM   #24 
     - Gah, I was looking at the wrong place.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 01:07 AM   #25 
     - Drudge has already cut up Obama's words to make him seem like a communist  Cali_Democrat   Oct-27-08 01:09 AM   #27 
  - May I just say I LOVE THIS RECORDING!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:19 AM   #33 
  - Drudge is irrelevant  Adenoid_Hynkel   Oct-27-08 01:19 AM   #34 
  - That is why I question the motive of anyone posting Drudge shit here  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-08 01:24 AM   #38 
     - Oh Bull - Already DU'ers have pointed out the full interview  RamboLiberal   Oct-27-08 02:44 AM   #70 
  - The People's Response: "We're Looking Forward....to President OBAMA!"  WinkyDink   Oct-27-08 01:22 AM   #36 
  - ****WHOLE INTERVIEW LINK****  Godhumor   Oct-27-08 01:26 AM   #42 
  - I'll have to listen it tomorrow. Nice set of speakers. Massive brainiacs.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:28 AM   #45 
  - Thank you.  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-27-08 01:29 AM   #46 
  - God humor can we download as in to keep onto our comps.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:34 AM   #50 
     - Yes, it's a download link  Godhumor   Oct-27-08 01:39 AM   #55 
        - save target as? Because it just opened up for me. ~sigh~  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:42 AM   #58 
        - Doh, keep forgetting not everyone browses with Chrome.  Godhumor   Oct-27-08 01:46 AM   #60 
           - thanks. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 02:13 AM   #64 
        - Link to a version that plays on the web page ...  mcg   Oct-27-08 09:32 PM   #83 
  - PLEASE READ THIS. DONT LET THEM SPIN THIS.  goletian   Oct-27-08 01:28 AM   #44 
  - If McCain's "spread the wealth around" horeshit hasn't worked, I don't see how this will  EastTennesseeDem   Oct-27-08 01:33 AM   #48 
  - Check out post No.# 10 by me. and the video by Merh...McCain supports "spread the wealth". n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:36 AM   #51 
     - I've seen the video several times, and made a post on how it needs to get out  EastTennesseeDem   Oct-27-08 01:48 AM   #61 
  - Who's sending this to Obama?! So the original tape can be up to be heard!! n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-08 01:37 AM   #53 
  - The original tape doesn't need to be heard. There is nothing damning on this.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-27-08 01:39 AM   #56 
     - Agreed...I just think for those who consider themselves intelligent might want to hear it.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 02:15 AM   #67 
  - Them's some pretty big words. I doubt the Freepers will even understand it. nt  mycritters2   Oct-27-08 02:01 AM   #62 
  - ABSOLUTE HORSESHIT. I'm listening to the full interview and got to the quote from the youtube.  Godhumor   Oct-27-08 02:11 AM   #63 
  - Yeah I know. I think this needs to be sent to Obama to get the tape to the  vaberella   Oct-27-08 02:15 AM   #66 
     - I would bet that Obama's people monitor Drudge  RamboLiberal   Oct-27-08 02:37 AM   #68 
        - We have our own in reply.  vaberella   Oct-27-08 03:05 AM   #71 
  - Honestly, Drudge's exercise is mainly a show of panic by the GOP.  political_Dem   Oct-27-08 03:38 AM   #74 
  - bombshells don't typically put one to sleep  CreekDog   Oct-27-08 03:50 AM   #75 
  - This would help Obama.  Life Long Dem   Oct-27-08 03:58 AM   #77 
  - Fuck Drudge and the republican horse he rode in on! (nt)  workinclasszero   Oct-27-08 04:38 AM   #78 
  - Drudge has losst his mojo.  npincus   Oct-27-08 05:10 AM   #79 
     - No doubt. Nobody is going anywhere near anything he pushes  IWantAnyDem   Oct-27-08 05:18 AM   #80 
 

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