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NPR Admits Opposition To Obama May Not Be Due To Racism But Because Hes Terrible
Downtrend.com ^ | 5/13/2014 | Brian Anderson

Posted on 05/16/2014 6:12:18 PM PDT by Beave Meister

We’ve been told over and over that opposing President Obama’s socialist anti-American agenda is due to deep-seated racism and not any conservative values one might hold. Now, the National Public Radio (NPR), of all media outlets, has posted a piece on their blog saying that there might be something more to disliking Obama than just racism. I know, I’m shocked too.

This refreshing revelation from a decidedly left-leaning news source starts out with a great premise:

There’s no question we’re living in a time of divisive politics, when roughly half the country is likely to hate the president, no matter whom he or she might be.

And back it up with a good quote:

“If any white Democrat had pushed through a billion-dollar stimulus plan and a takeover of the health care industry, he would have been equally detested by conservatives and Republicans,” says Whit Ayres, a GOP pollster and consultant.

(Excerpt) Read more at downtrend.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: aca; billclinton; democrats; gop; liberals; npr; obama; obamacare; racism; republicans
I don't get it....these are American liberals.
1 posted on 05/16/2014 6:12:18 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

Maybe “white privilege” is at work here. It’s insidious, you know. Even liberals have to fight it in themselves.


2 posted on 05/16/2014 6:13:44 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Beave Meister

Apparently Zero is so terrible THEY are getting ready to disown him, too.


3 posted on 05/16/2014 6:13:51 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Beave Meister

Name one of Ubama’s policies we would support if he were a white East Coast limousine liberal, NPR.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 6:14:40 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Twotone

Yeah, they are about to switch over to a more pragmatic Marxist in a pantsuit.

Pray America wakes up


5 posted on 05/16/2014 6:15:58 PM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: Twotone

I will take a, ‘Clue for 800’, Alex...


6 posted on 05/16/2014 6:16:31 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Beave Meister

Color has nothing to do with it. He’s a Marxist, he’s incompetent, he’s a puppet and he hates America. I don’t like people like that and I could care less what color their skin is. If you are out to destroy my country, I don’t like you.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 6:17:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Beave Meister

Here’s a link to the NPR article...they hardly blame 0’s mistakes, over the color of his skin. Completely softball the issue.

The comments at the lib link are so telling of the REAL issue we’re dealing with....

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/05/13/311908835/race-alone-doesnt-explain-hatred-of-obama-but-its-part-of-the-mix


8 posted on 05/16/2014 6:18:13 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Beave Meister
I'm not so willing to applaud NPR for stating the obvious. I suppose I should credit this as progress (not progressive.
9 posted on 05/16/2014 6:19:19 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Beave Meister
HUH????

Here is NPR's title:
Race Alone Doesn't Explain Hatred Of Obama, But It's Part Of The Mix"

They clearly stated race was an issue, contrary to this goofy article.

10 posted on 05/16/2014 6:23:15 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Jane Long

I agree. Read their comments. They don’t have a clue. They double down on racism. True believers are all that are left.


11 posted on 05/16/2014 6:25:03 PM PDT by FreeperCell
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To: Beave Meister

Getting ready for the big switch... It isn’t racism, its... sexism.


12 posted on 05/16/2014 6:25:29 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Beave Meister

What a racist remark by NPR.


13 posted on 05/16/2014 6:25:41 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Beave Meister

Abolish this taxpayer subsidized propaganda BS


14 posted on 05/16/2014 6:26:54 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Yup.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 6:29:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Beave Meister

WTF?


16 posted on 05/16/2014 6:30:10 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Jane Long
I guess I can't get to the comments on my stupid phone. But the article starts with a premise and goes non-stop to fulfill it, facts be damned.
17 posted on 05/16/2014 6:30:17 PM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Beave Meister

The liberal press knows more about Obama than they have been telling.


18 posted on 05/16/2014 6:35:52 PM PDT by abclily
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I totally agree with you.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 6:39:23 PM PDT by CyberAnt (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: Beave Meister
Bob Beckle on Fox's The 5 even made a few conservative leaning comments today.
20 posted on 05/16/2014 6:39:38 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Twotone

I never thought Id live to SEE the Day when these people would be ready to throw THE ONE under the bus!!


21 posted on 05/16/2014 6:44:58 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Beave Meister

In other words, blind pig finds acorn. People watching are amazed.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 6:47:22 PM PDT by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: Beave Meister

These people have had over five years to cover this administration with critical thinking. They’ve been in a coma at the wheel.


23 posted on 05/16/2014 6:48:22 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: All

24 posted on 05/16/2014 6:55:33 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Vince Ferrer
Getting ready for the big switch... It isn’t racism, its... sexism.

Did you mean concussionism???

25 posted on 05/16/2014 6:59:36 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: Beave Meister

Why can’t it be because of his race.? A more anti-white president there has never been.


26 posted on 05/16/2014 7:00:29 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Beave Meister

Maybe they can hear faint strains of”Dandy Don Meredith”singing”The Party’s Over”??????


27 posted on 05/16/2014 7:04:42 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Beave Meister

National Propaganda Radio needs to be defunded as soon as we are back in control of both houses. Libs like it, let libs pay the freight.


28 posted on 05/16/2014 7:06:36 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Beave Meister

No wonder it is so cool in north Georgia....hell just froze over.

the cold never really bothered me anyway


29 posted on 05/16/2014 7:13:14 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Beave Meister

Sohhhhh, can we keep our basketball team?


30 posted on 05/16/2014 7:15:50 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Nifster

Just a little bone tossed out to make em look fair and balanced!


31 posted on 05/16/2014 7:16:06 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: bray
Yeah, they are about to switch over to a more pragmatic Marxist in a pantsuit.

To paraphrase Ted Kennedy, it will be different when we are in charge. The right commie is always right around the corner.

32 posted on 05/16/2014 7:18:00 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Beave Meister

Their drugs ran out.


33 posted on 05/16/2014 7:27:25 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Beave Meister

Obama is half (1/2) White. My kids are half white and half Korean. Maybe it is because Obama hates the half white part of himself (evidenced by his grandmother during his initial campaign) that makes his blackened heart and other half charred thru and thru....


34 posted on 05/16/2014 7:32:00 PM PDT by Jumper
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I have just as much disdain for Pelosi and Reid as I do for Obama. And religion doesn’t have anything to do with it either. It’s a Catholic, a Mormon and a Muslim.


35 posted on 05/16/2014 7:33:40 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Beave Meister

Boortz had a black caller once who said he didn’t like Obama because Obama was black. Boortz replied, “Frankly, I don’t like the white half of him either.”


36 posted on 05/16/2014 7:35:21 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Beave Meister
If any white Democrat had pushed through a billion-dollar stimulus plan and a takeover of the health care industry

I believe the stimulus was closer to a trillion dollars.

37 posted on 05/16/2014 7:40:38 PM PDT by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: bray
You nailed it. photo hammer1_zps7ba4d9f8.gif
38 posted on 05/16/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Beave Meister

If Obama was not a black man we would not even know his name.


39 posted on 05/16/2014 7:42:21 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Beave Meister

“...opposing President Obama’s socialist anti-American agenda is due to deep-seated racism ...”

This story doesn’t make much sense.

Why would blacks be opposed to a black president?


40 posted on 05/16/2014 7:47:18 PM PDT by Finalmente
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To: Pearls Before Swine

“Maybe “white privilege” is at work here. It’s insidious, you know. Even liberals have to fight it in themselves.”

I think you’re onto something. Only whites, with the benefits of their privileged upbringing, have the luxury of thinking such unclean thoughts.


41 posted on 05/16/2014 7:55:30 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Morpheus2009

Don’t give the vermin so much credit. They have been dutifully doing what they are told by their masters ... just like good little whores.


42 posted on 05/16/2014 7:59:37 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: MHGinTN

Come to think about it, I should have said,” They’ve been drunk and tripping on LSD while at the wheel”

Sound better?


43 posted on 05/16/2014 8:46:24 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Baynative

If Oprah did not host him, we wouldn’t have known about him.


44 posted on 05/16/2014 8:47:27 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Beave Meister

I knew it. I knew NPR was racist!!!


45 posted on 05/16/2014 9:02:59 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Beave Meister

Maybe perhaps Jimmery Cartery Redux...


46 posted on 05/17/2014 12:57:30 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Beave Meister

I always ask that, if all opposition to obamas policies and actions are based in racism, is all opposition to Israel’s policies and actions based in antisemetism?


47 posted on 05/17/2014 2:21:55 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: MeshugeMikey

It’s nothing new, how long did it take Khrushchev to throw Stalin under the bus?


48 posted on 05/17/2014 7:03:10 AM PDT by Tony in Hawaii (Freedom!)
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