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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 01:01 PM
Response to Reply #9
11. The President wanted to do more things to help but they required Congressional action &
Congress wouldn't do it. People think he can just magically give himself new powers. He can't.
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  -"if you are a Democratic President, Black people in this country have your back." Pirate Smile  Dec-09-11 12:25 PM   #0 
  - What a coincidence! See what I said here:  Solomon   Dec-09-11 12:32 PM   #1 
  - Yeah - Swede posted it as its own thread.  Pirate Smile   Dec-09-11 01:44 PM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 03:28 PM   #19 
  - Solomon, man you are becoming my freaking HERO around here  Number23   Dec-09-11 02:06 PM   #16 
     - Kind of you to say. I don't post nearly as much as I used to.  Solomon   Dec-09-11 03:23 PM   #18 
        - Love that Fuller quote  Number23   Dec-09-11 05:10 PM   #29 
        - Hear hear to the nth power!  Empowerer   Dec-10-11 11:14 AM   #47 
  - Black liberal chiming in, miffed that we all stood behind Clinton and every single  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-09-11 12:39 PM   #2 
  - A lot of liberals complained about Clinton.  tblue   Dec-09-11 12:49 PM   #7 
  - Where did I assert racism? Either you're living I the Twighlight Zone, or you've forgotten the prima  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-09-11 12:59 PM   #10 
  - Obama's not a liberal.  tblue   Dec-09-11 04:27 PM   #25 
     - Reading comprehension is essential! I DID NOT say or imply that Obama is liberal!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-09-11 06:01 PM   #31 
        - Did I say you said he was a liberal?  tblue   Dec-10-11 01:27 PM   #52 
           - Re-read what you wrote, my friend. We're on the same side, but I think you are angry  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-10-11 04:49 PM   #60 
              - I stand by what I said. Maybe you should re-read it and  tblue   Dec-10-11 06:21 PM   #72 
  - That article in no way says that white liberals have abandoned Obama because of race.  Pirate Smile   Dec-09-11 01:17 PM   #13 
  - So mindless support is now an admirable trait?  tavalon   Dec-10-11 07:18 AM   #36 
     - What you insultingly call "mindless", the article says is the result of knowing how long it takes to  Pirate Smile   Dec-10-11 09:31 AM   #41 
  - But they enthusiastically campaigned for and supported Clinton  treestar   Dec-09-11 03:31 PM   #22 
  - I can't even remember back that far.  tblue   Dec-09-11 04:29 PM   #26 
     - Well we are responding to subthread about it  treestar   Dec-10-11 11:52 AM   #49 
  - Thank you  tavalon   Dec-10-11 07:14 AM   #35 
  - +1  Empowerer   Dec-10-11 11:14 AM   #48 
  - I guess non-black liberals don't want the results for us that Obama has offered blacks.  Lionessa   Dec-10-11 12:21 PM   #50 
  - I guess if you dont call potential voters,  Cigar11   Dec-09-11 12:40 PM   #3 
  - My only regret is that I can only rec this once.  Tarheel_Dem   Dec-09-11 12:41 PM   #4 
  - Co-sign the first two comments  CoffinEd   Dec-09-11 12:43 PM   #5 
  - I am just as black as Obama, but you lost me at 'yellow pony.'  tblue   Dec-09-11 12:47 PM   #6 
  - "I am just as black as Obama". So is Herman Cain.  Tarheel_Dem   Dec-09-11 12:51 PM   #8 
  - While I understand your point of view, you act as though there is but one branch of government  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-09-11 12:56 PM   #9 
  - The President wanted to do more things to help but they required Congressional action &  Pirate Smile   Dec-09-11 01:01 PM   #11 
     - Speaking from firsthand experience, you know I agree with you. You can't begin to  Liberal_Stalwart71   Dec-09-11 01:06 PM   #12 
  - Damn. Exactly what about the phrase "yellow pony" gets you so riled up?  Number23   Dec-09-11 02:08 PM   #17 
  - "half measures" sums it up for me.  russspeakeasy   Dec-09-11 04:40 PM   #27 
  - Thank you  Blasphemer   Dec-11-11 04:46 PM   #81 
  - "That makes them the grown-ups of the American left"  Number23   Dec-09-11 01:59 PM   #15 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-10-11 12:27 PM   #51 
  - Republicans don't get it  treestar   Dec-09-11 03:29 PM   #20 
  - white liberals should emulate hispanics  Enrique   Dec-09-11 03:29 PM   #21 
  - Deportations provided for under the law  treestar   Dec-09-11 03:33 PM   #23 
     - are you aware of what happened with the deportations?  Enrique   Dec-09-11 03:45 PM   #24 
        - Didn't you get the memo?  Vattel   Dec-09-11 05:55 PM   #30 
        - From my perspective it seems to be the other way around.  PragmaticLiberal   Dec-10-11 08:09 AM   #38 
           - In reality, of course, there's plenty of both.  Vattel   Dec-10-11 10:13 AM   #44 
        - Yes, I am  treestar   Dec-09-11 09:49 PM   #33 
  - And if you're a greedy, rich, prick the Republicans have YOUR back.  11 Bravo   Dec-09-11 05:05 PM   #28 
  - Pop sociology is so lame. Just read this crap:  Vattel   Dec-09-11 06:10 PM   #32 
  - I love the topic because it initiates discussion.  babylonsister   Dec-09-11 11:07 PM   #34 
  - Very much agree.  great white snark   Dec-10-11 07:50 AM   #37 
  - But armchair sociology of this sort isn't very intelligent.  Vattel   Dec-10-11 10:03 AM   #43 
  - there's another factor- liberals are almost completely unaware of the power of RW talk radio to  certainot   Dec-10-11 09:04 AM   #39 
  - PS only the herman cains and clarence thomases listen to limbaugh  certainot   Dec-10-11 09:08 AM   #40 
  - I'm white, Obama is as much white as black and I don't like him...  scentopine   Dec-10-11 10:02 AM   #42 
  - you must be new to politics, or an uncompromising principled godlike creature  certainot   Dec-10-11 10:34 AM   #45 
  - democrats and republicans are children of a common wall street mother -nt  scentopine   Dec-10-11 10:50 AM   #46 
     - Yep. Sad.  tblue   Dec-10-11 01:30 PM   #53 
     - like i said, maybe you haven't been paying attention  certainot   Dec-10-11 01:36 PM   #54 
        - There is no compromise on torture. not now not ever. Period. Your personal attack not withstanding.  scentopine   Dec-10-11 02:31 PM   #55 
           - you overestimate the ability of obama, or any progressive president to do anything as long  certainot   Dec-10-11 03:07 PM   #57 
              - Can you provide proof that torture is making us safer? Most studies claim the opposite  scentopine   Dec-10-11 03:55 PM   #59 
                 - obama the appeaser? that's their line.  certainot   Dec-10-11 04:53 PM   #61 
                 - I offer specifics for my discontent - you offer blame and scolding without  scentopine   Dec-10-11 05:10 PM   #63 
                    - the left as a whole cannot say it is getting obama's back, and until it fixes the radio that's the  certainot   Dec-10-11 05:42 PM   #67 
                       - I never suggested not voting. I said you should vote for the  scentopine   Dec-10-11 05:48 PM   #68 
                 - you sound like your purpose is to suppress the vote  certainot   Dec-10-11 04:55 PM   #62 
                    - You sound like you changed the topic from racism and Obama, to attacking me. Why?  scentopine   Dec-10-11 05:15 PM   #64 
                    - i said this early on:  certainot   Dec-10-11 05:57 PM   #69 
                    - Could be or could just be blinding cluelessnes  Number23   Dec-10-11 05:30 PM   #65 
                       - Telling of what exactly, why stop there? So much paranoia - why is it  scentopine   Dec-10-11 05:39 PM   #66 
                       - I genuinely, and please believe me when I tell you that it is VERY genuine  Number23   Dec-10-11 06:04 PM   #70 
                          - I see you replied to my post because you don't care - lol! This thread is about racism...  scentopine   Dec-10-11 06:15 PM   #71 
                             - No one is baiting you. You are not interesting or special  Number23   Dec-10-11 06:34 PM   #74 
                       - thanks. that graph indicates a huge 30% difference and  certainot   Dec-10-11 08:51 PM   #77 
                          - That's actually an interesting point  Number23   Dec-10-11 09:27 PM   #78 
                             - the left's media is diverse and unfocused- 1000 coordinated radio stations  certainot   Dec-10-11 11:15 PM   #80 
  - You expect any politician to "represent" you?  treestar   Dec-10-11 02:38 PM   #56 
  - Last time I checked we were in a represetative democracy  scentopine   Dec-10-11 03:41 PM   #58 
  - Well, if you're gonna be PICKY...  tblue   Dec-10-11 06:31 PM   #73 
     - Thanks - the insanity of it all gets to me. People are being bullied here and  scentopine   Dec-10-11 07:04 PM   #75 
        - Yes, it's the incessant BULLYING that rips it  tblue   Dec-10-11 07:43 PM   #76 
  - This is a righteous rant. Best on DU2 in months.  DevonRex   Dec-10-11 09:37 PM   #79 

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