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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:42 PM
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Who Else Is Sickened By The Yahoos That Don't Want President Obama To Speak To Their Kids?
It's not his views. It's his hue.

Sad.

And yesterday I saw a bumper sticker that said "American Revolution 2010" implying this government is illegitimate and tyrannical.

I guess we really don't live in a post racial society.
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JanMichael Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:44 PM
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1. I am both sickened and saddened
and it's not just the FreeRepublic type freaks; I am going to lose a couple of friends on Facebook over this.
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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:46 PM
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2. Mostly I'm sad for the children. But for their parents they could be developing into real people.
and while some will persevere and develop normally despite their parents, we all know that many will adopt the racist views of their parents.
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:47 PM
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3. I'm not surprised at all.
and I doubt the Obama administration is either. I'm hoping he can do the same thing he did running for President and let the shear stupidity of this negative crap show the American people what a bunch of clowns this small minority is. He spent a long time refusing to even acknowledge the RushHannity Inc racial bullcrap until those idiots got so stupid about it the vast majority of Americans started laughing --- then Obama came out and gave one of the best speeches on race in America we've had for quite a long time. It's my hope he follows that pattern.
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Sebastian Doyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:48 PM
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4. Racist hypocrisy at its worst.
Even when it's been well publicized that Reagan, Poppy, and Chimpy all had their video link to schools. Half Assed Monkey Boy used children as human shields on the morning of 9-11-01, for fucks sake.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:48 PM
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5. it is beyond sickening
it's symbolic of how fucked up many Americans are
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:52 PM
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6. Sickened? A zillion times worse than that. Embarrassed, outraged, utterly f*@king pissed off,
spitting mad, and these words don't even begin to explain how it makes me feel. Another theme - starting to feel hopeless about our country's future. Starting to feel like I wish to have no future contact with any Republicans, ever again.
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DefenseLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:54 PM
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7. I kinda like it.
Edited on Sun Sep-06-09 02:00 PM by DefenseLawyer
You know one of the things I always appreciated in my years living in New Orleans was, unlike up north where I'm from, you never had to wonder who was a racist down there. They would tell you. This is kind of the same deal. If some racist douchebag says he doesn't want his children to be spoken to by the President of the United States, he's just saving me the trouble of ever giving him a second thought.

p.s. Before some Southerner jumps my shit for saying the South is racist, I'm only saying that, in my experience, the racism was merely more transparent, not necessarily more prevalent.
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niyad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:01 PM
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10. agreed--the "here's your sign" bit to keep us from wasting our time with the hopelessly, terminally
racist, stupid, ignorant cretins of the world.

I live in one of the reddest counties in the country, and manage, successfully, to have almost NO contact with anything from the reichwing
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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:54 PM
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8. Sickened and saddened
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 01:56 PM
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9. Fuck em. Let them pull their kids out of class so Democratic kids get inspired
and achieves, goes to college, and becomes the Republican kids boss.
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Greenpeach Donating Member (375 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:03 PM
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11. Is there anyone...
...anywhere who doesn't realize what out and out racism this is? I'm glad they're being exposed.
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YellowdogIam Donating Member (31 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:15 PM
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25. Explain how you conceive this to be racist..
Edited on Sun Sep-06-09 03:21 PM by YellowdogIam
You fail to understand that the very term 'racisim and racist' has become a catch all phrase for any and everything that Obama adorers use when they encounter opposition.. it really doesn't matter what the opposition is about, it's racist you say..Don't you understand that you are doing more to hurt this administration than his enemies when you continually use that lame excuse?
News flash... everything , every argument, every opposite line of thought is not necessarily 'racist'..
If you really want to help President Obama, you need to use positive reinforcement and leave all that 'racist' crap out of it..when you say it, you're no better than the other side when they say it.

I can somewhat understand some parent's hesitancy about having their children watch a speech by the President during school hours..
If he sticks to a message of encouragement on education.. great, but if he goes rogue and starts to hawk his Health Care Reform Bill, you're gonna have some really pissed off people if they don't agree with his plan. Public school is not the correct platform for partisan projects
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BlueDemKev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:07 PM
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12. How Ridiculous
Edited on Sun Sep-06-09 02:08 PM by BlueDemKev
Is there no limit on right-wingers' hatred towards Obama?

Can you imagine the outcry if liberals had complained when President George HW Bush addressed our kids in 1991 discouraging the use of illegal drugs?

These people need to get a life.
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mzteris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:11 PM
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13. I'm sickened at the school boards
who have decided NOT TO ALLOW the speech to be seen. . .
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:12 PM
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14. It should tell us, the media and the world how polarized politics have become
Of course the media, it complacent in the whole thing.


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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:34 PM
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15. I would not want my kids
to think of me as an ignorant Yahoo.

They know I'm not perfect. That's OK.
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:40 PM
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16. my mother, 86, said when she was a little girl, she was told if you touch a black person you would
black turn too. i guess listening at one is dangerious still..
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RufusTFirefly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:40 PM
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17. Despite protests to the contrary...
(with apologies to H.L. Mencken)

"When they say it's not about race, it's about race."
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:44 PM
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18. Utterly disgusted by those pieces of human waste. Racist
douchebags, all.
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Jester Messiah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:44 PM
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19. Definitely sickened, but it's more than race.
What we're seeing is the unavoidable outcome of the Repub strategy of demonizing their opponents as "the most liberal candidate" since the last one. They've got nowhere to go except the extreme left of the spectrum, hence "SOSHULISM!!" You think it's bad now, just keep watching. My suspicion is that their party leadership has lost control. The beast that they've fed on hatred and bile is on a rampage, and all they can do is get out of its way.
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:54 PM
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21. Socialism Is White Supremacist Code For African American In This Instance
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Bigmack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 02:45 PM
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20. Youtube poll...
last time I looked, it was heavily for parents opting out.

You know... sometimes it's really easy to hate this country and its people.
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niyad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:06 PM
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22. for every school district that opts out--make sure that NO politician is EVER allowed to speak again
in their schools--no mayor, no council, no nothing, of any political persuasion.
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:09 PM
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23. They are disgusting racist freaks.
I want them all to report to duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. I don't quite understand why good people who need college educations are off fighting pointless wars supported by scumbags who won't fight them.

(Not that I wish to unleash them on the peoples of Iraq and Afghanistan either.)
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pdxmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:10 PM
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24. The yahoos don't surprise me, but I'm sickened by the schools' responses. N/T
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timtom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:15 PM
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26. Right here.
Checking in.

We have a large contingent of really stupid, really selfish people in this country.

And they hide under the rubric of "Christian".
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 03:18 PM
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27. For 8 years we heard you have to support the president, Now...
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 06:52 PM
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30. We heard you have to support THEIR president, Now...
Fixed.

The GOP loves to pick and choose which laws they want to follow.
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glinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 06:33 PM
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28. The intention is to sicken and stress us out that way we will want the tension
Edited on Sun Sep-06-09 06:33 PM by glinda
and hatred too quit. This is meant to emotionally wear us down. Until there is a way to come back at these statements, they will succeed and chip away at people. There needs to be an all out front to combat this. This is Rove. Make no mistake about it.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 06:51 PM
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29. Oh god the right truly lost their shit with this one.
Their true colors are starting to show and it just makes me want to :puke: .
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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 06:53 PM
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31. The issue moved Tim Pawlenty from the moderate camp into extremism
PAwlenty was considered a moderate, but he said some extreme shit about Obama speaking to kids.

Democrats should push the point and paint Pawlenty an extremist now, but I doubt if they will. They have no sense of strategic rhetoric.
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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-06-09 06:58 PM
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32. What are their reasons? Which RW hatemonger started this? What do they say their excuse is?
:shrug: If someone doesn't mind filling in those of us who don't subject ourselves to the haters....... :applause: thank you!!
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