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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-11 12:18 AM
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An Open Letter to Barbara Lee, Chair of the CBC - Let's talk.....

Dear Rep. Barbara Lee, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Can We Talk?

As a constituent who resides in your district, I just want to weigh in on the hatred and political divisiveness that I hear and read about on the news and on the Internet. There are forces working very hard at making sure that President Obama is defeated in 2012. In fact, I wouldnt be surprised if they took an oath or signed a pledge to that effect.

The newest political strategy is to turn the African-American community against the first black president. The idea is to get black folks to scream at the President and to threaten to withhold our support come November 2012. Due to the very high unemployment rate in the black community, this could be an easy sell. The well-paid professional propagandists dont ask African-Americans to lay the blame for the lack of employment at the feet of the business world (which is hoarding up a couple of trillions in their rainy-day fund), or to consider the fact that governors everywhere are cutting down on the public sector workforce (comprised of large numbers of black Americans per capita), or to holler at the Republican-dominated House, which has blocked most of the job-creating programs introduced by Democrats. Instead, they want us to aim our fire solely at our President and to blame him for 30 years of white mens policies.

Now, I have already informed myself on what this President has done to help the American population in general, and African-Americans in particular.

Considering 2.7 years as the current timetable of his accomplishments, I would note that President Obama has....read more http://www.democratsforprogress.com/2011/08/18/dear-rep... /


Can also be read at 3chicspolitico: http://3chicspolitico.com/2011/08/18/rep-barbara-lee-ch... /
and at GrannyStandingforTruth: http://grannystandingfortruth.blogspot.com/2011/08/mome...
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-11 11:47 AM
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1. Joe Madison read this letter on air this morning,
and it has 1,000+ Likes via FB and growing.
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