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Is this man Obama's worst nightmare?
World Net Daily ^ | July 21, 2010 | Chelsea Schilling

Posted on 07/21/2010 9:25:37 PM PDT by grundle

He could be President Obama's worst nightmare – a business mastermind, a natural problem solver and a black man of "substance" who says he would "take the race card off the table" in a challenge against Obama as the GOP presidential candidate in 2012.

"We need a realistic candidate to run on the Republican ticket who can beat Barack Obama – not just beat the Democrats," Herman Cain, an Atlanta radio talk-show host, former CEO of Godfather's Pizza and 2004 Senate seeker, told WND. "We've also got to beat Barack Obama."

He added, "Obama is a master of rhetoric. He is a master of deceptive language. And any white candidate who runs against him will be up against the race card. I take the race card off the table."

Cain, a devout Christian, emphasized he is "prayerfully considering" a 2012 bid for the GOP nomination.

In addition to serving as the former president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza for 10 years, Cain, 64, is also former president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He's been vice president of Burger King, vice president of Pillsbury Company, a mathematician for the U.S. Department of the Navy and a business analyst for Coca-Cola. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University.

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1 posted on 07/21/2010 9:25:42 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

President Cain? He’s going to have to spend half his time telling people he’s not McCain.


2 posted on 07/21/2010 9:27:32 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He’s so far from McCain it ain’t funny. Herman is the real deal.


3 posted on 07/21/2010 9:28:33 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: grundle

I would vote for this man in a minute. A mathematician for the Navy AND a successful businessman? He’s probably got more brains in his little finger than this reputed lawyer O who never seems to have held a real job in his life.

Unfortunately, I think there are plenty of people who HAVE developed a healthy streak of racism after Obama. He’s set race relations back years.

Obama got in and reinforced almost every bad stereotype whites ever held about blacks. He has done SO much damage.


4 posted on 07/21/2010 9:31:34 PM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

We could do a helluvalot worse than raising Cain. Put him on a ticket with Sarah Palin (either order) and I’m 100% in!


5 posted on 07/21/2010 9:31:47 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: grundle

I read this article earlier today. I liked what I read. He states that he’s praying real hard about a Presidential run in 2012. He sounds like a good man.


6 posted on 07/21/2010 9:32:48 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: grundle

Team this guy up with Sarah Palin.


7 posted on 07/21/2010 9:38:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: grundle

Impressive resume. I heard him speak on TV once and he pulls no punches.


8 posted on 07/21/2010 9:40:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I listen to his radio show in Atlanta. He is a good man. He has character and integrity. I voted for him when he ran for the Senate. Herman could blow barak hussein out of the water in a debate. He is a successful businessman, he is black, he does not believe in quotas, he is Christian, he is conservative, he despises racism regardless of where it originates. Every conservative should support Herman whether he runs or not. Listen to his show, we need every Herman Cain we can get. We are conservative Americans, regardless of what we look like and where our Great Grandparents came from.
9 posted on 07/21/2010 9:40:13 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: grundle

Put him or Lt Col Allen West on the ticket with Palin - any order - and we WIN. Not “we” as in the GOP, but “we” as in America. And no, I don’t care the order on the ticket.

That said, the donks will still get 90% of the black vote. This guy is a bit naïve if he thinks otherwise. Also, the race card will be played relentlessly. He’ll be considered “white” and denigrated as an “oreo” by the obama media because he’s a conservative.


10 posted on 07/21/2010 9:41:40 PM PDT by piytar (Another day in obama's "America." Another day in the march to fascism...)
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To: UCANSEE2

Cain/Palin or Palin/Cain ... works for me but isn’t a very euphonious combination. How about Bachmann/Cain?


11 posted on 07/21/2010 9:42:09 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: grundle
In addition to serving as the former president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza for 10 years, Cain, 64, is also former president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He's been vice president of Burger King, vice president of Pillsbury Company, a mathematician for the U.S. Department of the Navy and a business analyst for Coca-Cola. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University.

Can't seem to hold a job, can he?

12 posted on 07/21/2010 9:43:15 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: I still care
He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University.

Morehouse? Purdue??? Nope, not presidential timber.

(Is the <sarc> tag really necessary?)

13 posted on 07/21/2010 9:43:36 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: grundle

Just watched and read about him. I like this guy, and I hate everybody!

Whether he runs for POTUS or not, there is an important place for this man in the near future.


14 posted on 07/21/2010 9:44:14 PM PDT by moodyskeptic (the counterculture votes R)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
President Cain? He’s going to have to spend half his time telling people he’s not McCain.

That's what pictures are for. Even the dumbest sheeple get pictures.

15 posted on 07/21/2010 9:44:23 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: I still care

You got that right. I’ll just add this:

It was on purpose. A race war would be a real crisis not to be wasted, or so the national socialist democrats think...


16 posted on 07/21/2010 9:44:36 PM PDT by piytar (Another day in obama's "America." Another day in the march to fascism...)
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To: grundle

I’d vote for him - and I don’t really know anything about him.


17 posted on 07/21/2010 9:44:52 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: coon2000

If he can get his message out well (past the “oh groan, not another black guy, I don’t want to listen” factor) and doesn’t have any “gotcha” flakey issues like Alan Keyes and his reparations scheme, then maybe he’ll have a chance.

Conservatives can’t afford to muff it this time. Enough smokey back room politics, this needs to come into the 21st century with focus groups and all.


18 posted on 07/21/2010 9:46:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: grundle

Maybe he can beat Obama ???


19 posted on 07/21/2010 9:47:12 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: grundle

Well, I think I could support him.


20 posted on 07/21/2010 9:47:18 PM PDT by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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To: jessduntno

LOL, though his critics will be lobbing just that kind of garbage. I haven’t studied his detailed resume, but it’s possible to be CEO, etc. of several firms at once.


21 posted on 07/21/2010 9:48:30 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: grundle

DRAFT HALEY BARBOUR

He’s one of few Republicans whose stature benefited from their handling of Hurricane Katrina. The effectiveness of Barbour’s hustle (and his deep Washington connections) is evident to anyone who drives across the Pearl River from the Mississippi Gulf Coast—spiffed up with shiny new commercial ports and open-for-business casinos—into the sad, stagnant desolation of Louisiana. Traveling the country as RGA head, he has bucked up the quavering party, reassuring nervous Republican donors that the GOP’s prospects aren’t nearly as bad as they seem. The donors apparently like what they’re hearing: the RGA starts 2010 with more cash on hand than it spent in all 36 governors’ races in 2006, combined.


22 posted on 07/21/2010 9:48:59 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: grundle

Is it possible to examine him here without regard to the fact he’s black?

I doubt it.

I’ve seen em come and go so much and we are always disappointed...Cain might be an exception but freepers always gaga over anything black

Only a weak fool plays this game...like we are on the PC strings the left pulls


23 posted on 07/21/2010 9:49:03 PM PDT by wardaddy
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To: I still care
Obama got in and reinforced almost every bad stereotype whites ever held about blacks. He has done SO much damage.

What color is this dude?

Tim Scott Beats Strom Thurmond's Son In SC GOP House Race

I daresay he's a couple of F-stops blacker than Zero.

24 posted on 07/21/2010 9:50:46 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009

Um, by November, obamacare, expiration of Bush’s tax cuts, and the insane new financial regs will have us in a MAJOR Depression, and a gerbil named “Stinky” will be able to beat obama.

If we have fair elections, that is...


25 posted on 07/21/2010 9:51:07 PM PDT by piytar (Another day in obama's "America." Another day in the march to fascism...)
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To: thulldud

And I bet he has real records unlike the O.


26 posted on 07/21/2010 9:52:02 PM PDT by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: jessduntno

America could do far worse than Barbour (I’d love to see him give Obama a haircut) but one warning, he’s a squish on eminent domain.


27 posted on 07/21/2010 9:52:26 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: I still care

I agree. Obama has done irreparable harm and set things back decades. Cain sounds like a great man; I just don’t think he’ll stand a chance of getting elected.


28 posted on 07/21/2010 9:53:31 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (Don't make me use uppercase.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Is this man Obama’s worst nightmare?

NO. Haley Barbour IS. The Dims think he’s a redneck hack.


29 posted on 07/21/2010 9:54:51 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: stilloftyhenight

However....he DOES have a better chance than Gingrich!


30 posted on 07/21/2010 9:55:33 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: cynwoody

Most white conservatives have long gotten over their generic fears of black Americans, the Bummer notwithstanding.


31 posted on 07/21/2010 9:56:07 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“America could do far worse than Barbour (I’d love to see him give Obama a haircut) but one warning, he’s a squish on eminent domain.”

Barbour/Bachmann...Palin running the RNC...Palin learning the ropes from Barbour, bringing the star power, Bachmann for the gals and the Northern balance. Sweet.


32 posted on 07/21/2010 9:58:15 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: stilloftyhenight

Any black challenger will have to make himself (or herself) clear enough to make the contest look like more than just “the devil we know vs. the devil we don’t know” to the average only slightly politically aware American.


33 posted on 07/21/2010 9:58:57 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: jessduntno

If Barbour and Obama could agree on one little area of jack boots (again, I’d look at eminent domain), they’d be shaking hands in a minute.

Cain would at least force Obama to meet the racial issues debate front and center, or look really stupid dodging it.


34 posted on 07/21/2010 10:04:03 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: grundle

Its Larry Sinclair who obambi fears the most.


35 posted on 07/21/2010 10:04:23 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: grundle

Love you, Herman, but don’t do it. America is not going to elect two black men to the presidency, back to back.


36 posted on 07/21/2010 10:04:40 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: jessduntno

Politics is ALL about perception. Trouble with Barbour is he would turn off a lot of the Reagan democrats and moderates from the North and West....folk who otherwise would vote for a non-Southern conservative (like Reagan).

Sorry, anti-Southern prejudice is still very prevalent outside of the South.

And regionalism is still very big. Conservatives in Massachusetts as a rule still love Romney (look at the alternatives up there!)—even though I, as a Southern conservative... could not in good conscience vote for him.
A conservative BLACK man however, even a Southerner...could be attractive everywhere.


37 posted on 07/21/2010 10:07:58 PM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: grundle
[Herman] Cain, a devout Christian, emphasized he is "prayerfully considering" a 2012 bid for the GOP nomination.

In addition to serving as the former president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza for 10 years, Cain, 64, is also former president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He's been vice president of Burger King, vice president of Pillsbury Company, a mathematician for the U.S. Department of the Navy and a business analyst for Coca-Cola. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University.

Thread from 2004: Herman Cain: Brief Biography and Statement of Faith:

....Cain also serves as an associate minister of Antioch Baptist Church North in Atlanta.

Herman Cain Statement of Faith

“The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father's God, and I will exalt Him.”

~Exodus 15:2 (NKJV)

"When my father left his family’s small farm at the age of 18 with just the clothes on his back, he had his belief in God, his belief in himself and his belief in the United States of America. With these beliefs he achieved all of his dreams in life.

"Using those same beliefs, I have been able to achieve many blessings in life with the strength, which comes from God. My family and friends, my church, my success and the opportunity to live in the greatest country in the world are all blessings from God.

"There is more to life than getting more. This is why my song unto Him is to use all my talents to serve my fellow man, and make a difference in the future of our Nation.

"In God we trust expressed the faith of our Founding Fathers. In God I trust is my faith."

That's it. That's Cain's whole statement. And his church, Antioch Baptist Church North, doesn't even have one that long.
38 posted on 07/21/2010 10:08:45 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Posting news feeds, making eyes bleed, he's hated on seven continents")
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To: grundle
"In addition to serving as the former president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza for 10 years, Cain, 64, is also former president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He's been vice president of Burger King, vice president of Pillsbury Company, a mathematician for the U.S. Department of the Navy and a business analyst for Coca-Cola. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College and a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University. "

I was not aware of his background. I have heard "The Hermanator" on the radio a few times and I am very impressed. If he can catch on, I can support him.

39 posted on 07/21/2010 10:10:44 PM PDT by matthew fuller (2012: Bachman, Bolton, Brewer, Liz Cheney, Coburn, DeMint, Inhofe, Jindal, Palin and Pence.)
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To: grundle
Herman Cain has been one of my favorites for a long time.

I wish he'd have been the one to run instead of Zero. It will be a very long time before this country elects another black president. Zero has poisoned the well.

I hope that Cain has a cabinet position in the next Conservative administration. He's a man of character.

40 posted on 07/21/2010 10:17:39 PM PDT by LADY J (Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale)
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To: grundle

Herman is truely Top Drawer.He would make us all very proud.


41 posted on 07/21/2010 10:18:27 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: piytar

Dude, you owe me a new keyboard. I just spewed a quart of water through my nose laughing at your post!!!!!!


42 posted on 07/21/2010 10:19:24 PM PDT by sean327 (God created all men equal, then some become Marines!)
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To: wardaddy

You should know who Herman Cain is before you worry about his color. Look at his accomplishments, compare them to anyone else that might run for the office. He is an American success, he is conservative and he loves America.

Hey Herman, run and win.


43 posted on 07/21/2010 10:19:51 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: grundle

Not easily persuaded and wasn’t persuaded at all from the very earliest times on the obastard.

Have to know a lot more before I’d weigh in positively on this one.


44 posted on 07/21/2010 10:20:02 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: piytar
a gerbil named “Stinky” will be able to beat obama.

OK, that truly hit my funny bone, and I have tears in my eyes from laughing so hard.

Thanks for the giggle. :^D

45 posted on 07/21/2010 10:22:20 PM PDT by Shelayne
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To: sean327; Shelayne

Good to know I can still hit a funny bone when I try. Gotta laugh or I’ll cry...


46 posted on 07/21/2010 10:25:24 PM PDT by piytar (Another day in obama's "America." Another day in the march to fascism...)
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To: Scotswife

LOL So does Mickey Mouse. Just go away, Newt.


47 posted on 07/21/2010 10:36:33 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (Don't make me use uppercase.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Most white conservatives have long gotten over their generic fears of black Americans, the Bummer notwithstanding.

Any president I vote for in the future must be a patriot. We can't afford any more presidents that resent America.

48 posted on 07/21/2010 11:19:25 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: grundle

Sorry, sounds more like Obama’s biggest giggle, IMO.


49 posted on 07/21/2010 11:33:58 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


50 posted on 07/21/2010 11:36:11 PM PDT by nutmeg (Another "smartass" for lower taxes)
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