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SunsetDreams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-08-10 07:09 PM
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4. Everyone knows that we are not all white
I'm just wondering why that matters in your story?
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  -"He better start dancin' with them that brung him."....... monmouth  Jul-08-10 06:59 PM   #0 
  - The unrec crowd has been busy, I see. K & R  Jim Sagle   Jul-08-10 07:03 PM   #1 
  - damn. I thought this was a labron thread. :)  roguevalley   Jul-09-10 12:58 AM   #33 
  - "It is not relevant that Miss Louise is African American"  SunsetDreams   Jul-08-10 07:04 PM   #2 
  - To make the point we are not all white. Problem????  monmouth   Jul-08-10 07:07 PM   #3 
  - Everyone knows that we are not all white  SunsetDreams   Jul-08-10 07:09 PM   #4 
  - Oh FFS, pick that nit somewhere else, okay? The people on the patio  monmouth   Jul-08-10 07:13 PM   #5 
     - I'm not here to  SunsetDreams   Jul-08-10 07:16 PM   #7 
  - I liked this thread . . . and think Miss Louise is very relevant . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 03:59 PM   #110 
  - 'cause it really is relevant. If it's hard for them to be behind him,  nilram   Jul-08-10 11:59 PM   #31 
  - For "Them" to get behind him?  FrenchieCat   Jul-09-10 02:43 AM   #40 
  - Frenchie, we are all "them" in one way or another...  truth2power   Jul-09-10 10:27 AM   #57 
  - oh yeah  SunsetDreams   Jul-09-10 03:38 AM   #43 
     - Given the history of racism toward Afr-Amrs. in this country, I think it's fair to use "them."  mistertrickster   Jul-09-10 10:14 AM   #54 
     - only in this case, it was 1 black person  SunsetDreams   Jul-09-10 11:35 AM   #67 
     - "Black Folk", "Brother Al" -- it's now okay for Democrats to speak that way?  suzie   Jul-09-10 12:52 PM   #85 
        - "this sounds like dialogue out of "Song of the South".  Number23   Jul-09-10 05:16 PM   #120 
     - I thought the point of all that  bonnieS   Jul-09-10 10:34 AM   #60 
     - Here is a Different Twist, same story  SunsetDreams   Jul-09-10 11:49 AM   #71 
        - Why hijack a post over trivial verbiage  Arby   Jul-09-10 12:57 PM   #88 
     - There is is more wrong with your spin..  Grinchie   Jul-09-10 03:37 PM   #105 
  - Could you please just read the entire sentence? ..  truth2power   Jul-09-10 10:16 AM   #56 
  - I did read the entire sentence,  SunsetDreams   Jul-09-10 11:57 AM   #76 
  - How can one decide its the  NOLALady   Jul-09-10 03:03 PM   #99 
  - It gives us a bit of perspective. nt  Enthusiast   Jul-09-10 03:00 PM   #95 
  - KR 4 Miss Louise  eleny   Jul-08-10 07:14 PM   #6 
  - + 1000 n/t  MissDeeds   Jul-08-10 07:43 PM   #18 
  - nice personal anecdote  Uzybone   Jul-08-10 07:17 PM   #8 
  - Ooh Lordie! The Black people are turning against him too!  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 07:18 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-08-10 07:26 PM   #10 
  - Stop it HipChick  SunsetDreams   Jul-08-10 07:29 PM   #11 
  - Fictitious???? How did you get that out of the OP she was  monmouth   Jul-08-10 07:29 PM   #12 
  - Isn't that how it works?  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 07:30 PM   #13 
  - Straw man agrument  lark   Jul-09-10 12:42 PM   #83 
  - And don't you know that all black folks do in their church groups is talk about the President?  Number23   Jul-09-10 05:12 PM   #119 
  - I'm sure that she would be very real to you if she adored the President  Lorien   Jul-09-10 10:39 AM   #62 
     - Always works that way  Nite Owl   Jul-09-10 11:54 AM   #72 
  - When Obama's new BFF Oral Hatch wrecks Social Security, the confusion will REALLY fly..  Jim Sagle   Jul-08-10 07:59 PM   #20 
  - I don't think Oral Hatch is Obama's new BFF.....  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 08:20 PM   #23 
  - There was a DAMN serious point in what I said. But I guess you're not ready for it.  Jim Sagle   Jul-08-10 09:05 PM   #26 
  - I don't believe that Obama is gonna allow anyone to tear down Social Security.....  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 09:15 PM   #27 
     - right  griffi94   Jul-09-10 11:30 AM   #66 
     - +1000% . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:26 PM   #146 
     - Why did President Obama stack the Deficit Commission with "fiscal conservatives"?  ihavenobias   Jul-09-10 12:18 PM   #79 
     - Yes, your all knowing liberalness  lark   Jul-09-10 12:52 PM   #86 
     - Rather it's the history that Obama is building . . . putting right wingers in charge of  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 04:02 PM   #111 
  - There is none so blind as she who refuses to see  lark   Jul-09-10 12:45 PM   #84 
     - And what's amazing is how senior citizens aren't organized ... except thru AARP . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:28 PM   #147 
  - Is Hatch also on that panel . . . that looks like a 4/5ths loaded GOP Panel . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 04:03 PM   #112 
     - There are some Dems on the panel - mostly (but not all) fake Dems.  Jim Sagle   Jul-09-10 10:38 PM   #141 
        - This is a rabid right wing panel . . .the fix is in-- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:20 PM   #143 
  - What two $250.00 checks?  xxqqqzme   Jul-09-10 10:56 AM   #63 
  - Looks to me like only a few qualify for the $250  suffragette   Jul-09-10 01:05 PM   #89 
  - You mean the artificially deflated Consumer Price Index Frenchie?  Grinchie   Jul-09-10 03:43 PM   #106 
  - Har! My mother asked me about it today. Wants to know if they're  Kahuna   Jul-11-10 02:24 PM   #165 
  - I'm sure Miss Louise did not come to this point easily  MissDeeds   Jul-08-10 07:30 PM   #14 
  - Tragic that no one reminded her of the $250.00 check she received  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 07:35 PM   #16 
     - Oh, well, how sad you weren't there  MissDeeds   Jul-08-10 07:41 PM   #17 
     - Some things are just facts......  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 07:54 PM   #19 
        - What $250 bucks are you talking about?  DURHAM D   Jul-16-10 05:01 PM   #173 
     - Really? You would tell a lady who's 90 who still has to work to subsidize living expenses  glowing   Jul-08-10 11:11 PM   #30 
     - Good rebuttal!! Thanks for taking the high road.  lark   Jul-09-10 12:57 PM   #87 
     - Maybe she was hoping for a more substantial change  noamnety   Jul-09-10 01:07 AM   #34 
     - It is about what a raise would have amounted to.......  FrenchieCat   Jul-09-10 02:01 AM   #37 
        - She may have mistakenly thought, like many, that his election  noamnety   Jul-09-10 08:51 AM   #50 
        - But that raise  zabet   Jul-10-10 08:38 AM   #153 
     - She's another one of those ungrateful Americans.  Forkboy   Jul-09-10 02:43 AM   #41 
  - Better start dancing? Isn't he the president of the nation and not a date?  stray cat   Jul-08-10 07:34 PM   #15 
  - It's a phrase even Molly Ivins used.  SharonAnn   Jul-08-10 10:18 PM   #29 
  - I remember her saying that. nt  Enthusiast   Jul-09-10 03:12 PM   #101 
  - It must be difficult going through life, taking everything literally.  spoony   Jul-09-10 01:10 AM   #35 
  - It's a really old saying.  donco6   Jul-09-10 08:32 AM   #49 
     - deleted  suzie   Jul-09-10 09:58 AM   #53 
  - Perception is reality for one self...  nradisic   Jul-08-10 08:00 PM   #21 
  - I have a mentor. She is 54 and African-American.  CBR   Jul-08-10 08:06 PM   #22 
  - My Black friends and associates are also of a different mind from this older Senior....  FrenchieCat   Jul-08-10 08:31 PM   #25 
  - Frenchie,  NOLALady   Jul-09-10 03:20 PM   #102 
  - Well... then he shouldn't have owned the clusterfuck from the previous guy...  liberation   Jul-09-10 04:32 PM   #114 
  - Not what I'm hearing ... there's no joy among AAs that I'm aware of ...  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:30 PM   #148 
  - AMEN!!!!  uponit7771   Jul-09-10 04:41 PM   #115 
  - Really cute remark. Nice trying to put remarks in the mouths of  saracat   Jul-09-10 06:56 PM   #127 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you  jaysunb   Jul-09-10 08:11 PM   #136 
  - Lowered Bar for Bush - Elevated to Unattainable Heights  otohara   Jul-09-10 11:39 AM   #68 
  - Thanks CBR.. there's lots of different perspectives other  Cha   Jul-11-10 02:18 PM   #164 
  - Really? Wow? Well, my grannies church group is filled with 80  firedupdem   Jul-08-10 08:29 PM   #24 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-08-10 09:33 PM   #28 
  - Nobody brung him, he campaigned and won. This blew the rethungs  akbacchus_BC   Jul-09-10 12:46 AM   #32 
  - We are the ones who brung him  tavalon   Jul-09-10 01:50 AM   #36 
  - Yes, all of us.......  FrenchieCat   Jul-09-10 02:03 AM   #38 
  - +1 trillion of billions.  Amonester   Jul-09-10 11:12 AM   #64 
  - Different story from my side  BklnDem75   Jul-09-10 02:06 AM   #39 
  - I wish this woman all the best (if she even exist)  impik   Jul-09-10 02:48 AM   #42 
  - Been saying it for nearly a year.  tekisui   Jul-09-10 06:49 AM   #44 
  - Tell Miss Louise to hang in there. Only two more years to suffer.  impik   Jul-09-10 06:54 AM   #45 
  - !?! And then what? Palin will save us all?  Kaylee   Jul-09-10 09:56 AM   #52 
  - i try to limit myself to lurking as well but it never seems to work.  jonnyblitz   Jul-09-10 10:33 AM   #58 
  - My thought exactly. Miss Louise can brung someone else to the party...  Moonwalk   Jul-09-10 11:55 AM   #73 
  - turned 18 in 1990 and have voted with the dems every election.  meow mix   Jul-09-10 07:56 AM   #46 
  - Thanks for sharing this story...  disillusioned73   Jul-09-10 08:13 AM   #47 
  - slightly off topic, but...  a la izquierda   Jul-09-10 08:26 AM   #48 
  - Rubio is the teabaggers' choice  peace frog   Jul-09-10 12:41 PM   #82 
  - Even though some are trying to pick a fight here, I think it's interesting  loudsue   Jul-09-10 09:50 AM   #51 
  - You're right about everyone being "had" -  TBF   Jul-09-10 11:57 AM   #75 
  - Absolutely agree.  loudsue   Jul-09-10 12:27 PM   #80 
  - "We're ALL being had....even Obama."  unapatriciated   Jul-09-10 06:05 PM   #125 
  - Agreed. If the first eighteen months...  Scuba   Jul-09-10 10:14 AM   #55 
  - and if only he brought his magic wand..  HipChick   Jul-09-10 12:27 PM   #81 
  - And if he is not re elected,  NOLALady   Jul-09-10 03:28 PM   #104 
     - If he's not re-elected we certainly won't get the gov't I want....  Scuba   Jul-10-10 07:26 AM   #150 
  - Too bad there was no one on that porch to really speak up for the Prez.  quiet.american   Jul-09-10 10:33 AM   #59 
  - How about sending these poor people 4 times $250.00 and pay...  Amonester   Jul-09-10 11:26 AM   #65 
  - While we're at it, just give everyone a winning lotto tkt, too!  quiet.american   Jul-09-10 11:39 AM   #69 
     - Looks like you have no problem with that reality.  Amonester   Jul-09-10 11:47 AM   #70 
     - I have a feeling that no matter what the reality, you will "know" what you "know." nt  quiet.american   Jul-09-10 11:56 AM   #74 
     - Ah . . . there's that pony again . . . this time a lottery ticket . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 03:54 PM   #108 
  - Anecdotes from 90 year olds is all they have left to hang their hat on  HughMoran   Jul-09-10 03:25 PM   #103 
  - In case you hadn't noticed- Republicans are about even odds to take back the House  depakid   Jul-09-10 07:54 PM   #134 
  - Yeah, maybe Message Discipline LLC should expand  spoony   Jul-09-10 06:38 PM   #126 
  - He is already.. and most like the way he "moves"... his approval among Dems is very high..  DCBob   Jul-09-10 10:35 AM   #61 
  - K&R....up tp +118  bvar22   Jul-09-10 12:01 PM   #77 
  - Touchy, touchy, touchy.....now, now people  northoftheborder   Jul-09-10 12:01 PM   #78 
  - Quite relevant when you consider  peace frog   Jul-09-10 01:11 PM   #90 
  - I love  femrap   Jul-09-10 01:28 PM   #91 
  - It's so frustrating how politicians say something that sounds like what we want to hear  AllyCat   Jul-09-10 02:18 PM   #92 
  - I think Goldman and BP have his dance card full, unfortunately, along with Congress and SCOTUS. nt  valerief   Jul-09-10 02:25 PM   #93 
  - I don't believe there is enough time...  bvar22   Jul-09-10 02:38 PM   #94 
  - Don't tell Louise (she sounds sweet)  GeorgeGist   Jul-09-10 03:00 PM   #96 
  - Don't tell Louise (she sounds sweet)  GeorgeGist   Jul-09-10 03:00 PM   # 
  - Don't tell Louise (she sounds sweet)  GeorgeGist   Jul-09-10 03:00 PM   #97 
  - K&R  pleah   Jul-09-10 03:02 PM   #98 
  - K&R. Monmouth, you created an interesting  Enthusiast   Jul-09-10 03:09 PM   #100 
  - I'm with Miss Louise . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 03:52 PM   #107 
  - I'm guessing Miss Louise must never go to a African-American Barber or Beauty Salon  HipChick   Jul-09-10 03:57 PM   #109 
  - Maybe she can't afford to go? My non black Aunt is 87, still working  saracat   Jul-09-10 05:05 PM   #118 
  - "She kinda sound like the 'I have a black friend' thing, so it must be true"  ProSense   Jul-09-10 05:39 PM   #124 
  - As I said, I have an 87 year old Aunt who is still working full time. She can't retire and is just  saracat   Jul-09-10 07:16 PM   #129 
     - Well some people are hard to please.  ProSense   Jul-09-10 07:21 PM   #131 
        - When your taxes alone are over $7000 a year, and you are a cancer survivor walking  saracat   Jul-09-10 07:41 PM   #133 
           - Sorry, I still don't get  ProSense   Jul-09-10 07:58 PM   #135 
              - Whoopee. That didn't even help much when her water heater exploded.  saracat   Jul-09-10 09:49 PM   #138 
  - Huh? Why is supposed to sound like what you equate to an AA salon sound?  havocmom   Jul-09-10 07:15 PM   #128 
  - How many times in this thread are you going to call the OP a liar?  spoony   Jul-10-10 09:41 PM   #161 
  - Housekeeping at 90+ years of age...  liberation   Jul-09-10 04:28 PM   #113 
  - *******ANOTHER KNEE JERK ANTI OBAMA THREAD******* 95 +% of AA community approve of Obama YOUR...  uponit7771   Jul-09-10 04:44 PM   #116 
  - What? You think the OP and everyone screaming about "Ms. Louise's 'truth" don't already know this??  Number23   Jul-09-10 05:23 PM   #122 
     - Think where we'd be if Lincoln had been given only 18 months.  suzie   Jul-09-10 09:08 PM   #137 
  - One of my tenants is a sigle woman who is strong in her church. We often discussed . . . . .  Stinky The Clown   Jul-09-10 05:02 PM   #117 
  - Not surprised  HughMoran   Jul-10-10 07:35 AM   #151 
     - My rose colored glasses are hard to clean, so I have found it best to simply keep my eyes open and  Stinky The Clown   Jul-10-10 09:42 PM   #162 
     - When good news gets posted, where are you?  Stinky The Clown   Jul-10-10 09:44 PM   #163 
  - "he better not sell that house in Illinois too quick"  ProSense   Jul-09-10 05:21 PM   #121 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-09-10 05:37 PM   #123 
  - Wow...it's a good thing Americans didn't give up on Roosevelt 18 months into his presidency..  HipChick   Jul-09-10 07:18 PM   #130 
  - FDR fought the right -- by action and deed -- and verbally -- every chance he could!!  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:21 PM   #144 
  - oh please, Obama is hardly Roosevelt. nt  jonnyblitz   Jul-10-10 10:03 AM   #155 
  - Oops wrong thread -- self delete.  Mr_Jefferson_24   Jul-09-10 07:25 PM   #132 
  - Hey, TD. Where are you?? Where am I???  Number23   Jul-09-10 10:05 PM   #139 
  - I don't know. It's as if I never existed? I was scrubbed.  Tarheel_Dem   Jul-09-10 10:27 PM   #140 
     - Yes . . . let's all be thankful for the downward spiral . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-09-10 11:25 PM   #145 
        - Did I ask you not to think about your downward spiral? You should probably move on.  Tarheel_Dem   Jul-09-10 11:37 PM   #149 
           - Awful some of the negativity huh?  HughMoran   Jul-10-10 07:37 AM   #152 
           - The downward spiral is the "negativity" . . . believe it or not --  defendandprotect   Jul-10-10 12:39 PM   #157 
           - Here's what you said . . . about Miss Louise's downward spiral . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-10-10 12:38 PM   #156 
  - Unfortunately, he is dancin with the ones who brung him.....  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-09-10 11:07 PM   #142 
  - My grandmother used to say that and I'd not heard the expression in years -  lynne   Jul-10-10 09:43 AM   #154 
  - Miss Louise is right. nt  LWolf   Jul-10-10 01:23 PM   #158 
  - Is that Morocco Mole in your avatar?  Robb   Jul-11-10 02:43 PM   #166 
     - No, that's Chuckles, but then, I think you knew that.  LWolf   Jul-11-10 03:52 PM   #167 
        - No Hawaiian shirt  Robb   Jul-11-10 03:58 PM   #168 
           - Da derp a tweedly derp derp!  YOY   Jul-14-10 10:59 AM   #172 
  - Yeah, whatever.. there's a lot of opinions on President Obama..  Cha   Jul-10-10 01:34 PM   #159 
  - We brung him and left with him  politicasista   Jul-10-10 02:25 PM   #160 
  - Cleaning houses, talking politics!  firedupdem   Jul-11-10 06:18 PM   #169 
  - He wasn't "brung" by the progressives.  Phx_Dem   Jul-11-10 06:54 PM   #170 
  - the only friend I have in IL. lives near Chicago, she talked about him all of '08  Divine Discontent   Jul-11-10 09:09 PM   #171 
  - Wow, what's not to admire about a woman who can still work in her 90s  Mimosa   Jul-16-10 06:29 PM   #174 
 

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