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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-24-09 07:09 PM
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5. Yes, now that race is no longer a problem, let's move on!
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  -Now that Obama has backed off his comments over the Gates incident, I wonder how many DUers will? MajorChode  Jul-24-09 07:05 PM   #0 
  - I'm glad it happened just the way  Cha   Jul-24-09 07:07 PM   #1 
  - You seem concerned.  Birthmark   Jul-24-09 07:07 PM   #2 
  - I don't think he backed off anything. It's a 'teachable' moment he  babylonsister   Jul-24-09 07:07 PM   #3 
  - Exactly  sandnsea   Jul-24-09 07:29 PM   #14 
  - Should Obama's job be "...appeasing the media?"  KoKo   Jul-24-09 10:08 PM   #60 
     - No, but they were getting out of control. He dialed it back. The president  babylonsister   Jul-24-09 10:28 PM   #67 
     - It wasn't about appeasing the media. Many Americans were upset by his remarks  wisteria   Jul-24-09 11:17 PM   #84 
        - So you believe racism in America is not an important issue?  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 05:23 AM   #115 
  - Thank you - for having such an appropriate screen name.  TexasObserver   Jul-24-09 07:08 PM   #4 
  - Sounds like someone is just a tad bitter  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:34 PM   #16 
  - Yes, it's clear that SOMEBODY is bitter  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 10:48 PM   #73 
  - I think you might have a "bad tone"  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 10:59 PM   #77 
     - lol  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 11:00 PM   #78 
  - Sounds like someone is just a tad delusional.  TexasObserver   Jul-24-09 11:36 PM   #90 
  - yeah, is that like a tumor or something? Sounds obscene.  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:38 AM   #94 
     - Not sure. Taint familiar with it.  TexasObserver   Jul-25-09 01:42 AM   #96 
        - "Appropriate" though, you figger. Just sounds nasty.  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:53 AM   #105 
        - Yeah as disgusting as it sounds, as it turns out.  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 03:13 AM   #113 
  - Yes, now that race is no longer a problem, let's move on!  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 07:09 PM   #5 
  - Who is saying that besides you? What we need though is to discuss things with  wisteria   Jul-24-09 11:20 PM   #85 
     - The OP is.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 05:21 AM   #114 
  - he didn't get it wrong, & he didn't say he got it wrong.  Hannah Bell   Jul-24-09 07:09 PM   #6 
  - Right  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:13 PM   #8 
  - At the press conference where this initially reared it's ugly head,  Obamanaut   Jul-24-09 07:15 PM   #9 
  - The problem is that many are never going to consider context  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:33 PM   #15 
  - who cares!. he is the president and he was honest. you should  Sebass1271   Jul-24-09 07:47 PM   #21 
     - Who cares? Someone must - it's been all over tv, newspapers,  Obamanaut   Jul-24-09 08:13 PM   #26 
  - How do you know?  Egalitariat   Jul-24-09 08:17 PM   #29 
  - He should have used the Bush line "I can't comment on an ongoing  Laura PourMeADrink   Jul-24-09 07:12 PM   #7 
  - Any posts calling Obama a racist yet? or people concerned about his attitude?  stray cat   Jul-24-09 07:15 PM   #10 
  - Amen to that!  stuball111   Jul-24-09 07:20 PM   #11 
  - Sorry to say this, but  DonCoquixote   Jul-24-09 07:24 PM   #12 
  - Perhaps  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:40 PM   #18 
  - Got your answer, Major?  timeforpeace   Jul-24-09 07:26 PM   #13 
  - It's too soon to tell.  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:36 PM   #17 
  - You misread. He didn't back off anything. Re-read the  Sebass1271   Jul-24-09 07:44 PM   #19 
  - Ok...  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 07:47 PM   #20 
     - i see, you believe politico  Sebass1271   Jul-24-09 07:51 PM   #22 
     - Do you have any concept at all as to what "backed off" means?  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:07 PM   #24 
        - White House transcript of Obama's comments  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 11:02 PM   #79 
     - OK.  Sebass1271   Jul-24-09 07:55 PM   #23 
  - Obama didn't say he got it wrong. And I don't change my view because some authority  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:09 PM   #25 
  - You go girl  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:15 PM   #27 
  - When you have nothing else, ad hom.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:30 PM   #35 
  - Now that's rich  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:43 PM   #38 
     - Please run down my prejudices since you seem to know them so well.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:44 PM   #39 
     - When you have nothing else, argumentum ad misericordiam  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:54 PM   #44 
        - And more of the same. Thanks!  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:57 PM   #45 
        - No, thank you for being so predictable  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 09:46 PM   #57 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 01:50 AM   #103 
        - LOL. No projections THERE at all.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:20 AM   #110 
        - More of the insane..........  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:49 AM   #102 
        - When you have nothing else, majorchodum gobbledegookum  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:48 AM   #101 
           - Are you 12?  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 01:58 AM   #107 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-09 02:06 AM   #108 
     - wtf LOL who sent out the asshole reversal talking points memo?  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:46 AM   #100 
  - Wow that unctuousness is really working for ya. Try This: Capitalize The First Letter Of Every  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:45 AM   #99 
  - what did obama say  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 08:23 PM   #32 
     - I don't have the exact quote. But iirc, he said that his remarks  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:30 PM   #34 
     - thanks. i will keep i for it. will show up soon i am sure. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 08:35 PM   #37 
     - White House transcript of Obama's comments  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 10:52 PM   #75 
     - Check the OP  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 09:15 PM   #51 
        - ty. n/t  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 09:34 PM   #54 
  - Obama has no idea what happened; DU has no idea what happened  Egalitariat   Jul-24-09 08:16 PM   #28 
  - Exactly  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:20 PM   #30 
  - did you read police report? i can name three things the officer did wrong from his own words  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 08:26 PM   #33 
  - But you didn't  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 09:14 PM   #50 
     - yes, i did. a number of times. oh, also read what gates said. but dont even  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 09:30 PM   #52 
     - You still didn't  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 09:55 PM   #58 
     - dupe  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 09:30 PM   #53 
  - No, that's wrong. The facts are in. They've been published  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:31 PM   #36 
  - Statements and reports are not necessarily "facts"  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 08:47 PM   #40 
     - More gibberish. The charges have been DROPPED.  EFerrari   Jul-24-09 08:49 PM   #43 
     - That's the point Roland Martin made on CNN with some aggravation...  bridgit   Jul-24-09 10:36 PM   #70 
  - We know what DIDN'T happen.  redstate_democrat   Jul-24-09 08:47 PM   #41 
  - You pretend to know what you can't possibly know  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 09:13 PM   #49 
     - if he was in fact arrested for disorderly conduct and nothing else  Bombero1956   Jul-24-09 10:46 PM   #72 
     - This is correct as per the police statement  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 11:16 PM   #83 
     - You seem to be the only person in this conversation confused about the facts.  redstate_democrat   Jul-24-09 11:02 PM   #80 
        - Still you continue to post non-facts  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 11:29 PM   #88 
  - Of course, we can judge a situation based on what the 2 witnesses said.  ShamelessHussy   Jul-24-09 09:03 PM   #47 
  - i would say maybe the officer learned..... no wait. he didnt learn anything, never mind. nt  seabeyond   Jul-24-09 08:22 PM   #31 
  - We don't have the same level of responsibility as Obama does  marshall   Jul-24-09 08:47 PM   #42 
  - Speaking out against police arresting a man at his home should not be ignored  ShamelessHussy   Jul-24-09 08:59 PM   #46 
  - Some people are capable of having their own opinions independant of the President,  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-24-09 09:06 PM   #48 
  - Just as soon as the idiots who think it's okay for a cop to arrest you in  tabasco   Jul-24-09 09:35 PM   #55 
  - So in other words...  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 10:50 PM   #74 
  - He didn't back off of anything.  CakeGrrl   Jul-24-09 09:43 PM   #56 
  - Obama got rolled. This story...instead of Health Care became the "Issue."  KoKo   Jul-24-09 10:03 PM   #59 
  - It wouldn't surprise me if they did, but I can't remember any specific instances  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 10:23 PM   #63 
  - I heard about Healthcare every day this week and I am sure I will continue to in the weeks 2 come  ShamelessHussy   Jul-24-09 10:31 PM   #69 
  - Keep thinking that if it makes you feel better  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 10:19 PM   #62 
  - You can commit a stupid act without being a stupid person  CakeGrrl   Jul-25-09 01:41 AM   #95 
  - That's right he didn't..  Cha   Jul-24-09 10:25 PM   #65 
  - For all of you who cannot see that this was our President's way of saying "Oh shit, I  bertman   Jul-24-09 10:19 PM   #61 
  - I wouldn't go as far to say they are blind and deaf  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 10:39 PM   #71 
  - No, because he is wrong.  alarimer   Jul-24-09 10:23 PM   #64 
  - I'm tired of Democrats apologizing for saying things that are TRUE  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-24-09 10:27 PM   #66 
  - There was no apology. nt  babylonsister   Jul-24-09 10:29 PM   #68 
  - Except that he didn't apologize for what he said  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 10:56 PM   #76 
  - You used up a lot of bandwith posting what was already in the link  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 11:08 PM   #81 
     - People rarely click links and a lot of "guessing" was happening here  HughMoran   Jul-24-09 11:22 PM   #87 
        - If you have another interpretation, I'd be glad to hear it  MajorChode   Jul-24-09 11:32 PM   #89 
           - "I continue to believe,,,that there was an overreaction in pulling Professor Gates out of his house"  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 12:18 AM   #91 
              - He also said he thought Gates overreacted  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 01:13 AM   #92 
                 - lol - and for a second there I thought you were a reasonable person  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 01:31 AM   #93 
                 - So by your definition of "reasonable person" I must agree with you  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 01:53 AM   #104 
                    - Nope, YMMV allows me to have a different opinion  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 01:56 AM   #106 
                       - Everyone is entitled to their own opinion  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 02:09 AM   #109 
                          - Sorry, I can form an opinion all by myself without any help from the media  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 07:49 AM   #119 
                 - No, that's wrong. Originally he said he believed words were exchanged  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 06:17 AM   #116 
                    - One thing you would do well to learn is that just because you don't agree, doesn't mean I'm wrong  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 10:54 AM   #122 
                       - Your own post contradicts your assertion that Obama changed his position.  EFerrari   Jul-25-09 02:49 PM   #124 
                          - Quite the opposite, but don't stop imagining otherwise  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 06:12 PM   #125 
                             - Sorry, she's right and you're wrong again  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 06:15 PM   #126 
                                - Let's be clear here  MajorChode   Jul-25-09 06:27 PM   #128 
                                   - Only like 3 trolls in this thread agree with you, 2 I already have on ignore  HughMoran   Jul-25-09 06:39 PM   #129 
  - I'm with you Lydia!  Lorien   Jul-24-09 11:22 PM   #86 
  - Kudos to President Obama!  buckingbush   Jul-24-09 11:10 PM   #82 
  - No don't bother. Don't want to be part of whatever your bizarre joke is  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 01:43 AM   #97 
  - Yea, Obama is being diplomatic.  cboy4   Jul-25-09 01:43 AM   #98 
  - ROFLMMFAO!!!  masuki bance   Jul-25-09 02:40 AM   #111 
  - Holy. Fucking. Shit.  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 02:51 AM   #112 
  - Thank you for the link  These Eyes   Jul-25-09 09:51 AM   #121 
     - I prefer "tuna can".  BlooInBloo   Jul-25-09 06:15 PM   #127 
        - Well he can change his damn name to "Major Tuna Can" or "Captain Crabcake"  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 07:17 PM   #130 
  - Obama was absolutely right- whereas you were absolutely wrong  depakid   Jul-25-09 06:36 AM   #117 
  - Of the many things DU'ers excel at "backing off" is not generally one of them.  pampango   Jul-25-09 07:11 AM   #118 
  - Even if doing would make the world a better place  bridgit   Jul-25-09 11:50 AM   #123 
  - Obviously, Sergeant Crowley acted stupidly!  L. Coyote   Jul-25-09 07:51 AM   #120 
     - Maybe he needs classes in racial profiling.  omega minimo   Jul-25-09 11:34 PM   #131 

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