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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-11 03:48 PM
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161. I think I should be more clear.
Any other point he may have made within that context or argument...was negated because he basically slams Obama and then apologies for Obama within the same breath. And he does it by using a biological mistake that happened to Obama along the way. If he never related the two---then maybe I would say criticism if valid. But he did, which makes his entire points irrelevant.

And when he mentioned some of the things he claimed Obama failed at---he never expounds as to what---and sadly ignores what was done that had greatly helped many communities. Such as DADT, the move on DOMA. The bill that pushed for more enforcement and aid towards Native American women on domestic abuse and other bills that aided Native Americans such as investment in schools, or the investment by the administration for AIDS research and medical facilities, and not to mention the distribution of money to medical facilities in Puerto Rico and Guam, or Lily Ledbetter and Matthew Shepherd and countless more.

I can see people being angry with the President...but some of the anger should be focused on Congress as well. Because obviously has pushed and signed into law a lot of great things---which were pointed out by Ms. Harris-Perry. Added to this disregard is the explanation by West which gives this almost sad problem is because Obama is not a "real" Black man. As though he was in some way polluted so this supposed "sell-out" is to be expected.

I just don't see this as a something to be "much appreciated" <---there's just nothing there. The substance is killed by all of these points.
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