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THIS IS A BENEDICTION?
Roman Around ^ | 20 January 2009 | Andrew Roman

Posted on 01/20/2009 10:51:35 AM PST by andrew roman

The Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery gave the benediction at today's inauguration of Barack Obama. It could more accurately be called a political ramble. It was, in no uncertain terms, an embarrassment. And as loathe as I am to have to use a word that has long been at the heart and soul of liberal thought, I will break out my liberal/english dictionary and say it ... It was offensive.

Said Mr. Lowery:

"We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back ... when brown can stick around ... when yellow will be mellow ... when the red man can get ahead, man ... and when white will embrace what is right ..."

Disgusting.

First off, this is a prayer?

Second, was the Reverend Lowery listening to old Jesse Jackson speeches before he gave this so-called prayer? The fact that the man can rhyme words only means that his faculties may parallel those of Dr. Suess, not that he is coherent.

What on earth is the man talking about?

(Excerpt) Read more at romanaround.net ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: benediction; inaugural; josephlowery; obama

1 posted on 01/20/2009 10:51:35 AM PST by andrew roman
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To: andrew roman

Rick Warren was more “inclusive” than this old liberal windbag.


2 posted on 01/20/2009 10:53:35 AM PST by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: andrew roman

What crap. Ogama could have never been elected without White support. I wonder if this nonsense will send tingles up Chris Matthews’ leg.


3 posted on 01/20/2009 10:54:26 AM PST by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: andrew roman

“I do NOT like green eggs & ham. Amen”


4 posted on 01/20/2009 10:54:33 AM PST by NewCenturions
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To: andrew roman

Agreed. It was worse than idiotic, combined with the fact that he looked and sounded like a mumbling corpse.

His not-so-concealed jab at whites was rude, inappropriate, stupid, and openly racist.


5 posted on 01/20/2009 10:54:46 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: andrew roman

You can bet The Big O proof-read the copy before it was delivered. . . and he approved every word.

Bet on it.


6 posted on 01/20/2009 10:55:38 AM PST by Hulka
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To: andrew roman
We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back ...

Great, they can move to the front and tow the line for a while.

7 posted on 01/20/2009 10:56:38 AM PST by MarineBrat (The New York Times is a Communist Kamikaze.)
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To: RightOnline

Rush is parsing this almost word for word right now—LOL!


8 posted on 01/20/2009 10:56:41 AM PST by basil ( It's time to get rid of all "Gun Free Zones")
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To: andrew roman

Disgusting racist doggerel is called “prayer”? This is shameful.


9 posted on 01/20/2009 10:57:03 AM PST by lady lawyer
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To: lilycicero

“Cat in the Hat” Ping.


10 posted on 01/20/2009 10:57:22 AM PST by nahanrac (I know rhyming words too:))
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To: andrew roman
I laughed at him and the female “poet”. Very embarrassing. The lady poet just said the craziest things she could think of, it seemed. “Ancestors on our tongues. Words, driving down the road.” Or something like that. HAHAHA
11 posted on 01/20/2009 11:00:17 AM PST by youngidiot
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To: andrew roman

“We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back ... when brown can stick around ... when yellow will be mellow ... when the red man can get ahead, man ... and when white will embrace what is right ...”

Note..
Only the “white man” doesn’t embrace what is “right”, everyone else are victims.

Disgusting.


12 posted on 01/20/2009 11:00:55 AM PST by Names Ash Housewares (Refusing to kneel before the socialist messiah. 1-20-13 Freedom Day.)
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To: P8riot
But even Warren did not mention Pres. and Mrs. Bush in his prayer. He ask God to bless, cannot remember all, but he mentioned Congress et al and never our former Pres. as he begins his new life. Would have been nice.
13 posted on 01/20/2009 11:01:29 AM PST by rose
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To: youngidiot; shibumi

Words dissemble
Words be quick
Word resemble
Walking sticks.
...if you believe it.

[Jim Morrison: An American Prayer]


14 posted on 01/20/2009 11:04:23 AM PST by Salamander ( Cursed with Second Sight.)
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To: andrew roman
> "We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in backgive up the Crack ... when brown can stick aroundput the gun down ... when yellow will be mellowwon't sell Crystal Meth to a fellow ... when the red man can get ahead, manwon't make you a dead man ... and when white will embrace what is rightfeel safe at nite ..."

Imagine the uproar if the Benediction were bound by Truth in Advertizing.

15 posted on 01/20/2009 11:04:35 AM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: andrew roman

“”We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back ... when brown can stick around ... when yellow will be mellow ... when the red man can get ahead, man ... and when white will embrace what is right ...”

Is this satire??

This sounds like that “Reverend” that Jerry Springer pulls out to be on his show. The drunk one.


16 posted on 01/20/2009 11:04:50 AM PST by autumnraine
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To: andrew roman

Didn’t take long for that old black racism to rear its ugly head.

I hoped for a change, but all I got was a dope with mange!


17 posted on 01/20/2009 11:05:21 AM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Names Ash Housewares; RightOnline
Only the “white man” doesn’t embrace what is “right”, everyone else are victims.

I agree... I was appalled by that... very inappropriate. I know this man has seen a lot of injustice in this country in his 87 years, but c'mon... sounds like he's still blaming "whitey" for everything.

18 posted on 01/20/2009 11:06:01 AM PST by nutmeg (No terrorist attacks on U.S. soil since 9/11/01. Thank you President Bush.)
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To: andrew roman

So the first black President has a racist “prayer” spoken over his inauguration.

Lovely. A sign of things to come?


19 posted on 01/20/2009 11:08:22 AM PST by autumnraine
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To: Brett66

“When the white will do what is right” — Gee I guess Hussein Obama got to be President only on black votes — whites are still not doing what is right in the eyes of that black racist Lowery.


20 posted on 01/20/2009 11:08:54 AM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: nutmeg
Should've gotten Rev. Ike. rev. ike Pictures, Images and Photos
21 posted on 01/20/2009 11:09:16 AM PST by Charles Bronson Forever
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To: andrew roman

Lowery has been around since the ‘60’s. He can’t change, even when an African American is elected President.


22 posted on 01/20/2009 11:10:30 AM PST by popdonnelly (Don't lose sight of your conservative principles.)
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To: Names Ash Housewares

It’s alright to be racist now, as long as you’re treating whites like second-class citizens.


23 posted on 01/20/2009 11:11:16 AM PST by ronnyquest ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." -- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: andrew roman

Not to worry, the white people of this nation engineered and implemented a great nation beyond the belief of the whole world, and they are envious!

Be proud!


24 posted on 01/20/2009 11:11:33 AM PST by devistate one four (Impatiently waiting for the next tea party! Tet '68)
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To: autumnraine
Is this satire?

I think it originated from:

"They says: "If you was white,
You's alright,
If you was brown,
Stick around,
But if you's black, oh, brother,
Get back, get back, get back."

Get Back (Black, Brown and White)

25 posted on 01/20/2009 11:22:08 AM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: andrew roman

A paean and farewell to the old guard.


26 posted on 01/20/2009 11:22:09 AM PST by Lorianne (People who do not own their homes outright are mortgage-owners, not homeowners.)
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To: NewCenturions
“I do NOT like green eggs & ham. Amen”

The best thing Jesse Jackson ever did.

27 posted on 01/20/2009 11:23:03 AM PST by al_c (Avoid the consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity)
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To: nahanrac

I should ask my cable company for a refund for today since I didn’t watch any TV.

Slim Shady where are you???


28 posted on 01/20/2009 11:24:48 AM PST by lilycicero (Marshall.........Marshall......Marshall.......)
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To: andrew roman; kingattax

He probably figured those blind enough to believe Ann’s son is a black man would buy kindergarten rhyme as prayer, having already accepted it as music.


29 posted on 01/20/2009 11:26:19 AM PST by taraytarah (NOW is the time for prayer and evangelism.)
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To: NewCenturions

Ditto’s - laughing so hard I’m crying!


30 posted on 01/20/2009 11:27:11 AM PST by Tinytracks
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To: youngidiot
"Ancestors on our tongues"

Is that, like, Soylent Green?

31 posted on 01/20/2009 11:27:56 AM PST by informavoracious
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To: andrew roman

Many are rightfully offended by that remark, but there are legends of self-hating, guilt-ridden, Obama voting white people for whom that remark was an orgasmic experience.


32 posted on 01/20/2009 11:28:36 AM PST by Will88
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To: Names Ash Housewares

What happened to “When gay will rule the day”?


33 posted on 01/20/2009 11:28:50 AM PST by Burkean
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To: devistate one four
Not to worry, the white people of this nation engineered and implemented a great nation beyond the belief of the whole world, and they are envious! Be proud!

True, but the problem is, with all the PC, multi-culti education, many young white people don't know that and any minorities who know it will never admit it.

34 posted on 01/20/2009 11:32:38 AM PST by Will88
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To: P8riot

It will be interesting to see how this racist, anti-white crap goes over with the Asian and Hispanic minorities, whose importance will increase at the expense of the black minority for years to come.


35 posted on 01/20/2009 11:35:36 AM PST by AmericanVictory
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To: andrew roman
If it's yellow let it mellow, if it's brown...
What the hell is yellow will be mellow supposed to mean? Yellow people (Asians I suppose) are violent mean people who need to settle down? I know he was knocking whitey and praising black and brown, but I can't imagine he meant to knock yellow.
36 posted on 01/20/2009 11:38:31 AM PST by sharkhawk (Here come the Hawks)
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To: andrew roman

I thought Johnnie Cochran had passed on?


37 posted on 01/20/2009 11:45:31 AM PST by LeftiesBinWhinin (I have only one God - and he's not a politician.)
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To: andrew roman

The when white is right thing made me laugh. A black friend of mine that I grew up with used to greet me with the “black power” jive, and I would return the greeting with “white is right.” I’m sure my friend and his large family are enjoying Obama’s inauguration, and I would love to be there giving them a hard time. God bless them, and keep them through the disappointment Obama will bring.


38 posted on 01/20/2009 12:16:57 PM PST by pallis
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To: andrew roman

“Rev.” Lowery:

It was white people who, for the first time in the history of the world said, “We are strong enough to enslave other people, but it is wrong, and we are not going to do it any more.”

It was white people who then pressed the rest of the (non-white) world to give up slavery. It was legal in parts of the Arab world until the 20th century.

It was white people who set up a government of laws guaranteeing them freedom. But that freedom presumed and required that individuals “embrace right” by regulating their own behavior, providing for their families, obeying the laws, respecting the property of others, and being productive.

It was white people who kept that system going and productive, and created a country which has given more freedom and prosperity to its citizens — of all colors — than any other country in the world.

It was white people who passed the civil rights laws that gave Obama and other minorities advantages that they could never have gotten on their own merits.

It is tens of millions of white people who have worked hard and paid the taxes that have supported millions of non-whites. I, personally, have had enough of my income confiscated each year to support the spawn of a couple of skanks who can’t keep their knees together, and who are being raised to think I owe them even more.

Any person of any color who “embraces right” in this country can get ahead. “Embracing right” means work before pleasure, paying rent before buying bling, marriage before children, and all the other daily choices that constitute “embracing right.”

Damn you, you nasty old race baiter.


39 posted on 01/20/2009 12:18:48 PM PST by lady lawyer
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To: Will88

Looks like we need a captured audience likes schools have and then proceed to educate the masses.


40 posted on 01/20/2009 1:05:28 PM PST by devistate one four (Impatiently waiting for the next tea party! Tet '68)
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To: andrew roman
Where does Obama FIND these white-hating preachers??? Or are they just out there, a dime a dozen???

He sure knows how to pick 'em. I guess he must agree with them. Bad start to his presidency, to have a racist preacher giving the benediction.

41 posted on 01/20/2009 1:14:06 PM PST by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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To: sharkhawk

If it’s yellow let it mellow, if it’s brown...
What the hell is yellow will be mellow supposed to mean? Yellow people (Asians I suppose) are violent mean people who need to settle down? I know he was knocking whitey and praising black and brown, but I can’t imagine he meant to knock yellow. “

Base on my 30 years of marriage to an Asian lady, I can say they are no more violent than anyone else you piss off. Can’t drive worth a crap, though. :)


42 posted on 01/20/2009 1:52:20 PM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: andrew roman

This man was a 20-year disciple of the racist kook Jeremiah Wright.

What did America expect? Of course he will be surrounded by similar folks.


43 posted on 01/20/2009 2:51:08 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
I LOVE your editing of Rev Lowery's whatever ( it certainly was NOT a prayer ).

Your post is so good, you should consider sending it on to Rush, etc. Millions would get a hoot out of your changes! A little truth always kicks things up a notch!

44 posted on 01/20/2009 2:57:22 PM PST by Republic (B. Hussein Obama looks a LOT MORE LIKE A CHIMP than President Bush!)
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To: Republic

> I LOVE your editing of Rev Lowery’s whatever ( it certainly was NOT a prayer ).

(BIG GRIN!!!) I’m glad you liked it. It occurred to me while I was listening to him Preach at God. You’re right — it wasn’t a Prayer at all: it was a smug, self-righteous slap at a large section of the American people.

> Your post is so good, you should consider sending it on to Rush, etc. Millions would get a hoot out of your changes! A little truth always kicks things up a notch!

Please be my guest! I don’t know Rush or how to send it to him, and try as I might I haven’t been able to tune him in here in NZ. I don’t have broadband, so trying to listen to him online is futile.

Still, anything to help, ay!


45 posted on 01/20/2009 10:55:38 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: andrew roman

I’m ok with the racism, because I know it exists. However, the open display by the Rev is pretty scary. If Obama continues to allow this and surround himself with these openly racist people, I fear for his life. Also, I fear for this country, because if anything happened to Obama we would be stuck with Biden.


46 posted on 01/21/2009 6:39:05 AM PST by We are fd (It's a lose lose)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
Ok! Thanks. I did. We'll see if the ‘the last man standing’ sees the email and decides it is something he wants to share. I hope so. It is FUNNY, and like all things that hold a kernel of truth, it is BITING, too.
47 posted on 01/21/2009 8:37:37 AM PST by Republic (B. Hussein Obama looks a LOT MORE LIKE A CHIMP than President Bush!)
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To: Republic

(big grin!) This should be fun! I wonder if he’ll use it. I’ll have no way of knowing as I can’t receive Rush down here. Oh well... we’ve done our bit for Truth in Advertizing ay.

Cheers mate
*DieHard*


48 posted on 01/21/2009 8:55:47 AM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: andrew roman

You Tube video of the prayer...... Go to the 5 min. mark and listen. Watch President Obama grin/smile when the Rev starts the symbolism close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8atFjvN488s


49 posted on 01/21/2009 9:06:14 AM PST by deport
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