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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 11:57 PM
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Obama's Dance with America
Dance with America
by TexasDarlin, Sat Mar 15, 2008 at 10:23:05 PM EST

I didn't think it would take long.

Working to mitigate the damage from recently disclosed sermons of bigotry and hate by Rev. Wright, his 20-year spiritual advisor and pastor, Barack Obama tried to shift responsibility today. And in the process once again played the race card.

Speaking at a town hall in Plainfield Indiana, Obama said this:


You heard some statements from my former pastor that were incendiary and that I completely reject, although I knew him and know him as somebody in my church who talked to me about Jesus and family and friendships.

If all I knew was those statements that I saw on television, I would be shocked," he said. "And it just, it reminds me that, you know, we've got a tragic history when it comes to race in this country.


Let's pause here. If all I knew was those statements that I saw on television...

As if those statements alone were not enough to be shocked??

Obama went on to say, as reported by ABC News:


"The forces of division have started to raise their ugly heads again, and I'm not

more.....http://www.mydd.com/story/2008/3/15/22235/8027
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 11:59 PM
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1. Guess White men can't jump and Black men can dance.
The irony of your title, and the fact that this is just some post from another blog site is Hillarious!

Can't you write your own stuff once in a while? :shrug:
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billbuckhead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:13 AM
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2. This controversial church deal finally outs him as the "black candidate"
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Sadie5 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:14 AM
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4. O is a fool
Plainfield is 99% white, so why did he give his speech in Plainfield, Indiana. Not to mention that it is run by Fundamentalist and is 100% republican.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:22 AM
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10. yo mama!
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ClayZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 01:06 AM
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15. LOL
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anigbrowl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:20 AM
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8. It's pretty illiterate too...seems like the blogger has a grammar problem
Which kind of undermines her point.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:31 AM
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11. You mean like the LONG copies you do?
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 01:02 AM
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14. Honey......you can only wish!
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thunder rising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:13 AM
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3. Let's pause here? like the electricity went out. I believe this is a Computer Science dissertation
Edited on Sun Mar-16-08 12:14 AM by thunder rising
Does there exist a grammar that describes a language that no matter where the sentence is broken the context is still positive for the intent?

I'm going to need help from Chomsky on this. I'll bet it's undecidable ... any takers?
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thunder rising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:16 AM
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5. Revise: At worst, the sentence must make some sense, but be harmless
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lligrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:18 AM
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6. You Really Don't Get It
He's saying that Wright doesn't usually talk that way. Out of 20 years of preaching you guys have five minutes of statements that you think are inflammatory. BTW, I think Wright's statements have been correct for the most part and I'll defend both his right to say them and any-body's right to hear them.

Not only do you guys want to censor what somebody can say but now you want to censor what somebody can hear. Utterly ridiculous and deeply disturbing.
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:19 AM
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7. Is rove on his staff or not???? nt
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EmperorHasNoClothes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:20 AM
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9. Reading comprehension is your friend.
If you're just going to repost something from some other blog, at least try to read it fully before expressing your faux outrage.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:33 AM
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12. Shame on you. Where did I
express outrage?
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Voice for Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 12:33 AM
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13. Clearly a bigoted racist church, and here's the proof
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JoFerret Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 01:24 AM
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16. Tsk emilyg - you broke the golden rule
"Thou shalt not say, think, believe, or imagine anything negative about Obama."
Tis verboten doncha know.
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Drachasor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 01:28 AM
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17. Where's the "race baiting"?
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