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Why Michelle Obama's White House invite to controversial rapper "Common" matters
Orlando Examiner ^ | May 12, 2011 | Robert Elliott

Posted on 05/12/2011 12:08:14 AM PDT by rob88888

As you may have heard, First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday welcomed a "gathering of poets, musicians and artists" to the White House to "celebrate American poetry and prose." This has become a mini-scandal for the Obama administration due to the fact that one of invitees was the controversial rapper/poet "Common," whose real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.

What is so controversial about Common? Well, for starters, he has offered words of support for two cop killers, Mumia Abu-Jamal and Assata Shakur. Both Mumia and Assata were at one time members of the radical black nationalist Black Panther Party. Mumia murdered white Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981 and was convicted and sentenced to death, while Assata murdered white New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster in 1973, was convicted, incarcerated, then escaped and fled to Cuba, where she lives under the protection of the communist dictatorship to this day. Assata Shakur is also classified as a "domestic terrorist" by the FBI.

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1 posted on 05/12/2011 12:08:18 AM PDT by rob88888
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To: rob88888

“Assata Shakur is also classified as a “domestic terrorist” by the FBI.

The PRESIDENT is a domestic terrorist!!!


2 posted on 05/12/2011 12:16:49 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: rob88888

Why did they invite the trash? IMO, was to flip their middle finger at conservatives.


3 posted on 05/12/2011 12:20:31 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Being an autodidact, I happily escaped the bureaucratization of intellect)
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To: Sea Parrot

Because they are hateful racists at heart.
They celebrate this crap.


4 posted on 05/12/2011 12:23:00 AM PDT by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: rob88888

This whole white house bunch has turned so pathetic it’s almost hard to laugh anymore.


5 posted on 05/12/2011 12:24:09 AM PDT by Bullish
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To: rob88888

Michelle Obama is hardly a lady. She’s a cold hearted uppity white hating black bitch.

The Obama’s love this stuff and thrive on flaunting it our faces.


6 posted on 05/12/2011 12:25:09 AM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Gator113

it our faces.= it in our faces.


7 posted on 05/12/2011 12:25:57 AM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: rob88888
I've read some comments that have said that the rapper Common wrote about Chesimard but it wasn't a really a tribute.

In Wiki: Hip-hop artist Common recorded a tribute to Shakur, "A Song for Assata", on his album Like Water for Chocolate, after traveling to Havana to meet with Shakur personally.

8 posted on 05/12/2011 12:49:52 AM PDT by vrwc54
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To: rob88888

Everyone associated with Obama and his family are the trash of all races.


9 posted on 05/12/2011 1:00:41 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (http://www.uhuh.com/nwo/communism/comgoals.htm)
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To: Gator113

Well said Gate. 2012 and the defeat of these America hating T.C.B.E.M.S can’t come soon enough.


10 posted on 05/12/2011 1:06:56 AM PDT by bobby.223
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To: rob88888

His “church” for twenty years was far worse...

Hate filled through and through...


11 posted on 05/12/2011 1:16:11 AM PDT by DB
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To: rob88888

The hate Whitey, hate Christian crowd at the White House preen their racism and bigotry for the world to see.


12 posted on 05/12/2011 2:13:56 AM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Gator113

I think that’s the only answer. Any decent WH staff would have vetted this guy and said he was clearly too controversial, but Bambi and Moosechelle want to rub our noses in it, and then they’ll play the race card if decent Americans protest.


13 posted on 05/12/2011 2:46:27 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Gator113
"Michelle Obama is hardly a lady. She’s a cold hearted uppity white hating black bitch."

DITTOS--------January 2013 can't get here fast enough! ! ! !

14 posted on 05/12/2011 2:51:03 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO- Wrong place! Wrong time! Sorry Dr. John)
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To: Gator113

They are making their opponents campaign commercials for them; I can’t believe The Sultan will run next year (regardless of what he has said publicly about it).


15 posted on 05/12/2011 2:59:03 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: rob88888

Clearly Rev. Wright is the new social director at the White House.


16 posted on 05/12/2011 3:27:15 AM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: rob88888
She has metaphorically turned the Whitehouse into the Crackhouse...G-d help us get through this and may we be rid of them politically in 2012.
17 posted on 05/12/2011 3:39:57 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: PetroniusMaximus
The PRESIDENT is a domestic terrorist!!!

Only as relates to the private sector.......so far.

18 posted on 05/12/2011 3:49:27 AM PDT by wayoverontheright (The Democratic Party is trying to end "the private sector as we know it".)
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To: Sea Parrot

“Why did they invite the trash?

Like attracts like


19 posted on 05/12/2011 4:57:51 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like With Trump in attendance, Owhat you say))
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To: rob88888

Obama handed us a campaign commercial on a silver platter.


20 posted on 05/12/2011 5:01:04 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sea Parrot
Why did they invite the trash? IMO, was to flip their middle finger at conservatives.

Exactly. Every chance they get, these thugs slap a big FU or KMA on the backbone of America.
21 posted on 05/12/2011 5:23:03 AM PDT by crosshairs (Say what you want about the South, but you never hear of anyone retiring and moving north.)
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To: rob88888

Common has been a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago led by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright


22 posted on 05/12/2011 5:28:39 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: crosshairs

“Why did they invite the trash? IMO, was to flip their middle finger at conservatives.”

This is why it’s best to ignore the baiting. It’s just a distraction from the economy and thug behavior like the Boeing deal. It is not going to damage him with independents because the MSM will not hammer him on it. They will continue to bend over for him and the independents really don’t pay that much attention anyway.


23 posted on 05/12/2011 5:46:45 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: jersey117

And which Republican do you believe will use it? I say none. Don’t want to appear racist. Losers.


24 posted on 05/12/2011 6:04:23 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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Since the fallen Officer is from New Jersey I believe Chris Christie should come out forcefully and condemn this invitation. He will be able to speak for those in the grave that sacrificed everything and now have no voice. If the race card is thrown no one will handle it better then Christie. We should refer to the race card as the joker card, because its over play is becoming ridiculous.


25 posted on 05/12/2011 6:13:08 AM PDT by jerseyrocks
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To: ilovesarah2012

Maybe Herman Cain will talk about it? He can laugh at the racist tag.


26 posted on 05/12/2011 6:31:48 AM PDT by Pat4ever
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