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Sherrod Says She'd Love to Talk Race With Obama
ABC News ^ | 7-22-10

Posted on 07/22/2010 5:15:17 AM PDT by SJackson

Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama, who's "not someone who has experienced some of the things I've experienced in life."

But she also said on morning news shows she feels there is no need for Obama to apologize for her wretched week, which started with a conservative blogger posting controversial remarks she made, and led to her ouster as an Agriculture Department official and then, ultimately, apologies from both the White House and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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Sherrod said of Obama: "I'd like to help him see some of the things that he could do in the future."

"I really regret what they did. But as I said before, he's my president," Sherrod said. "When you get it down to where the rubber meets the road, I think you need to understand a little more what life is like. I'd love to talk to him, though, or people in his administration ... to help them understand."

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1 posted on 07/22/2010 5:15:19 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson
Sherrod Says She'd Love to Talk Race With Obama

Get her beer order in.

2 posted on 07/22/2010 5:16:48 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Non-Sequitur

Some people in the administration have been acting “stupidly”. The NAACP, too.


3 posted on 07/22/2010 5:19:31 AM PDT by Mobties
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To: Mobties

AIRPLANE!!


4 posted on 07/22/2010 5:20:19 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Argue from the Constitution: Initialpoints.net)
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To: SJackson

Oh, please.

The woman wins a $13M lawsuit against the USDA, lands a big-salary job there, uses her position to practice her RACISM, which she asserts she has overcome, gets exposed for her racist comments, now she is a cause celebre, and we can’t get rid of her.

Breirbart, this one backfired BIGTIME.


5 posted on 07/22/2010 5:22:40 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: SJackson

Barack the Magic Negro lives in D.C.
The L.A. Times, they called him that
‘Cause he’s not authentic like me.
Yeah, the guy from the L.A. paper
Said he makes guilty whites feel good
They’ll vote for him, and not for me
‘Cause he’s not from the hood.

See, real black men, like Snoop Dog,
Or me, or Farrakhan
Have talked the talk, and walked the walk.
Not come in late and won!

Oh, Barack the Magic Negro, lives in D.C.
The L.A. Times, they called him that
‘Cause he’s black, but not authentically.
Oh, Barack the Magic Negro, lives in D.C.
The L.A. Times, they called him that
‘Cause he’s black, but not authentically.

Some say Barack’s “articulate”
And bright and new and “clean.”
The media sure loves this guy,
A white interloper’s dream!
But, when you vote for president,
Watch out, and don’t be fooled!
Don’t vote the Magic Negro in –
‘Cause —

’Cause I won’t have nothing after all these years of sacrifice
And I won’t get justice. This is about justice. This isn’t about me, it’s about justice.
It’s about buffet. I don’t have no buffet and there won’t be any church contributions,
And there’ll be no cash in the collection plate.
There ain’t gonna be no cash money, no walkin’ around money, no phoning money.
Now, Barack going to come in here and ........


6 posted on 07/22/2010 5:23:47 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: SJackson

Maybe they could have a “beer fest” and afterwards appear on Oprah or maybe the View and talk about it.


7 posted on 07/22/2010 5:24:34 AM PDT by buggy02 (Never take life seriously, nobody gets out alive anyway.)
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To: SJackson; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Larry Lucido; ...
You can certainly save your breath... as I hear Øbama doesn't care for NASCAR racing.

Bender! Stop... Photobucket calling me "Shirley!"

8 posted on 07/22/2010 5:24:54 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: SJackson

...”President Obama, who’s “not someone who has experienced some of the things I’ve experienced in life.”

...she wants to school him on caste and class amongst blacks...she’s a Bama...big difference between her and Obama...in D.C. upscale blacks use the grocery bag test...if your face is lighter than that you have much higher status.


9 posted on 07/22/2010 5:25:11 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: SJackson

They can share a beer at the White House and spit at white people to show they are not racist.


10 posted on 07/22/2010 5:25:27 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (posted a total of 1,459 threads and 8,556 replies.)
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To: SJackson

Did anybody ask her what exactly the farmer did to show he was superior? Did he wear a crown or something. Seriously, she claims the farmer took a long time to show he was superior. I’d like to know what it is he did.


11 posted on 07/22/2010 5:26:04 AM PDT by Krankor
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To: Non-Sequitur

Shirley I have seen your tapes and interviews. I believe you to be sincere in what you say. But you stand a better chance of getting an attentive audience in the tea party when discussing “racial issue” than you ever will in the white house.


12 posted on 07/22/2010 5:28:18 AM PDT by hejahale (were already a target)
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To: Westbrook

My guess is Breirbart is not finished yet. But notice how all the “conservative” talking heads are groveling at her feet now. Sorry, but I don’t see the “amazing” contrition that even Ann Coulter gushes about.


13 posted on 07/22/2010 5:29:27 AM PDT by Conservative9
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To: Westbrook

I don’t think it backfired at all.

First of all, Obama once again demonstrated utter incompetence.

That’s a good thing.

Second, it’s driven yet another stake into the over-used “racism” charge. It is a necessary step (which I know a lot on our side don’t want, but it’s necessary) to treat the left just as they treat us.

That means, use Alinsky tactics, and yes when appropriate even charges of racism.

It will erode the effectiveness of those, for the left, when we treat them the same way. And best of all, eventually everyone will throw up their hands in frustration at everyone accusing everyone else of “racism” and say “THAT’S RIDICULOUS”.

Which will be when that word, no longer has such terrible effect for the left to use dishonestly.

This was necessary and the result is just fine imho.


14 posted on 07/22/2010 5:29:36 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR1fDL7x1Sg)
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To: SJackson

These fatass racists claim “they can’t be racists because they don’t have any power to act on it”.

Well guess what girlfrien...You do have some power, and you just exposed the NAACP as a racist organization. So did the bomber.

Nice work.


15 posted on 07/22/2010 5:30:22 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Who allowed the worst oil pollution disaster in American history and did nothing?)
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To: SJackson

Apparently Zer0’s vision only extends for the next 24 hr.


16 posted on 07/22/2010 5:30:35 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Krankor
No one sees "one white farmer" amongst all the blacks she helped??

I'm gonna take a wild guess and say the white farmer's daughter married a black. I don't mean it bad....I'm just wondering how he wound up in front of her in the first place. SAhe serves blacks. That's what she does. That WAS her job.

17 posted on 07/22/2010 5:30:41 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: SJackson
Yea sure sit around suck up some Schlitz and talk about how a white man killed her daddy. /s

There is NO proof a white man killed her daddy and in fact it is statistically way more probable that a another black man killed him; but of course the first assumption is that evil crackers did it.

Please. Mrs. Sherrod you are the worst kind of racist. Using your position to meter out “racial justice”.

18 posted on 07/22/2010 5:31:41 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: Westbrook
I've read that her share of the settlement was $150,000.

Her husband though is a long time bud of Bill Errs and a SNCC member.

19 posted on 07/22/2010 5:32:21 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: TornadoAlley3

That has got to be one of the funniest parodies that Shanklin has ever done.....


20 posted on 07/22/2010 5:34:19 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: Krankor
Did anybody ask her what exactly the farmer did to show he was superior?

Excellent question!

21 posted on 07/22/2010 5:35:58 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: SJackson

Does she drink beer?


22 posted on 07/22/2010 5:36:17 AM PDT by umgud (Obama is a failed experiment.)
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To: SJackson

“Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama”

Perfect. She can tell him how she knuckled down cracker farmers and he can regale her with stories from “Rev.” Jeremiah Wright’s racist sermons he sat through for 20 years.


23 posted on 07/22/2010 5:37:29 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Nice work.

No kidding! Watch the video of her speech from March to the NAALCP and listen to the reaction of the crowd as the speech unfolds. Most of them are agreeing with her and laughing about when she talked about not doing all she could do for a white guy. It was disgusting. Wait until these same people are running our health care system......

24 posted on 07/22/2010 5:39:47 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: SJackson

Discussing racial issues means talking about how Whitey is the racist.


25 posted on 07/22/2010 5:39:50 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism: severe deterioration of the thinking apparattus)
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To: Paladin2
She and hubby got $150,000 EACH and I'm imagining they got a regular paycheck, too.

Looking into hubbies background. These are civil rights activists looking for reparations. I found a few articles....one dating back to 2005 about the lawsuit...and how it was going.

26 posted on 07/22/2010 5:43:21 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Thermalseeker

That is indeed a good question.

From everything she says, this poster strongly suspects her working definition of ‘acting superior’ contains exactly two data points:

Successful. And white. She is motivated and defines the entire world around her every day, by a deep resentment of (both) those characteristics.


27 posted on 07/22/2010 5:43:39 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR1fDL7x1Sg)
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To: buggy02

Do you think they will speak with or without the Negro dialect?


28 posted on 07/22/2010 5:44:57 AM PDT by GreatMan
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To: SJackson
Great. A nice, negro discussion about what Sherrod calls "those people" and O'Bunga knows to be "tyipical white folk." Should be real productive. Let's get that on C-SPAM so Olbermann and Matthews will have something to watch while flogging the dolphin and hyperventilating.

:-)

29 posted on 07/22/2010 5:54:43 AM PDT by Gargantua (Death by Bunga!)
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To: Westbrook

The 13 million dollar settlement was awarded to the farming cooperative that Sherrod was a part of. She got about $150,000 of that amount. I’m also pretty sure she and the other rural Georgia farmers would have preferred to have their farming cooperative treated fairly by the state and federal government.


30 posted on 07/22/2010 5:55:02 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Westbrook

“Breirbart, this one backfired BIGTIME.”

Not so fast. Th woman is still a racist no matter how the media tries to spin in this first 48 hours. Key now is to keep digging. My guess is there’s definitely a treasure trove of video and sound out there. Dig it up post it and trow this back in their smug faces.

oh, and don’t forget to continue to remind people that Obama is a racist for firing a black woman without knowing all the facts.


31 posted on 07/22/2010 5:55:02 AM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: SJackson
She'll play coy for a while about the offer of her newly manufactured job and will eventually take it, fully insulated until the end of time from any criticism.

Then watch the reparations bandwagon go into full-tilt boogie mode under her direction.

32 posted on 07/22/2010 5:55:50 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
She is motivated and defines the entire world around her every day, by a deep resentment of (both) those characteristics.

Yep and our gubmint is infested with racists like this woman. Dr. King has got to be rolling over in his grave.....

33 posted on 07/22/2010 5:57:51 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: SJackson

To paraphrase Pilate from “Jesus Christ Superstar” — “You’re Sherrod’s race, you’re Sherrod’s case.”


34 posted on 07/22/2010 6:04:19 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Anyone can fib. It takes an intellectual to tell a really big lie.)
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To: mac_truck

> The 13 million dollar settlement was awarded to the
> farming cooperative that Sherrod was a part of.

The farming cooperative disbanded over 20 years ago.

Where did the money go?

And was the cooperative really mistreated on the basis of race, or was it simply subject to the same “loving care” everybody gets at the hands of government agency apparatchiks?

White farmers can’t sue for mistreatment based on race.

Black farmers can.

Even when the mistreatment is applied regardless of race, as it is in so many of our byzantine bureaucracies.

How fair is that?


35 posted on 07/22/2010 6:06:44 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: SJackson; All

I find it interesting (and largely ignored by the mainstream media cabal) that conservatives were among the first to defend Ms. Sherrod—Beck, Krauthammer, even Ann Coulter’s latest column—because the video was NEVER about Ms. Sherrod, but about the approval given by the NAACP crowd when she SPOKE about her initial racist actions.


36 posted on 07/22/2010 6:07:53 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Westbrook
Breitbart has stated the video is meant to put focus on the NAACP--not Shirley Sherrod.

What backfired was the kneejerk idiot reaction from the White House.

37 posted on 07/22/2010 6:10:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Non-Sequitur
" Get her beer order in. "

Cheap beer and pretzels,...
38 posted on 07/22/2010 6:13:59 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: Mobties
" Some people in the administration have been acting “stupidly”. The NAACP, too. "
In their case, acting is far from it, they are " stupidly " .
39 posted on 07/22/2010 6:15:48 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: Westbrook

“Breirbart, this one backfired BIGTIME.”

It wasn’t a victory without taking a couple hits but the victory is still Breitbart’s and ours.

The White House is twisting in the wind with a racist marxist holding all the cards and the more we research Sherrod - and remember that she says in the tape that “it’s still about black and white” - the more her racist and radical views will prove that Obama made two mistakes: firing her AND hiring her back.

Shake off the little injuries. Fight to win. This is war.

GO BREITBART!!!


40 posted on 07/22/2010 6:20:15 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: SJackson
Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama,

OK beotch, axe him to get rid of the national association for the advancement of colored people, the united negro college fund, the congressional black cacus, black entertainment tv, the miss black USA (or America which ever it is), etc., and you may have a point. FU&BO.

41 posted on 07/22/2010 6:26:38 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: SJackson
I went back to look at the history of Shirley and her hubby Charles. He was a Civil Rights Activist but it appears, in the footsteps of Martin Luther, i.e., provocative but peaceful.

It may very well be that Shirley lost her father because of his activities. Regardless....a terrible way to lose a father.

I think these are good people BUT I don't believe in this reparations gig.

42 posted on 07/22/2010 6:32:47 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: paulycy

The NAACP tried to label the Tea Party as racist. Now people saw them laughing at a white persons expense.
The Tea party is not defending themselves over race, the NAACP and odumbo is. Backfired I think not


43 posted on 07/22/2010 6:36:46 AM PDT by italianquaker (obama all hat no cattle)
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To: Thermalseeker

“Wait until these same people are running our health care system......”

Which begs the question no one has asked, how many white people has she had authority over through the years that were denied rights by her because they were white. I am betting that this black power against whites is epidemic in the government workplace and is a joke for many at the water coolers. Just out of curiosity, are there any statistics that show the percentages of various races that work in the federal government? The black population in the US is 13.5%. If the proportions are way out of line, this needs to be investigated.


44 posted on 07/22/2010 6:38:16 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: SJackson

Beer summit!


45 posted on 07/22/2010 6:38:41 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: paulycy

My assessment of Breitbart on this one is, tactical hit, strategic blunder.


46 posted on 07/22/2010 6:38:44 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Westbrook

“My assessment of Breitbart on this one is, tactical hit, strategic blunder.”

Well FRiend, I guess we’ll disagree on this one. It takes a strong and gutsy move to make any kind of impact at all on such a tough situation like the use of the race card against us. ANd Sherrod is the perfect person to prove that there is ample racism to go around, plus she’s a marxist which is clearly good for our needs.

I see this as brave and strategically excellent because it is similar to the first bombardment of a castle. It doesn’t bring the castle down by itself or right away but it does cause enough damage for other assaults on the entire foundation of the structure. It provides an opening for further attacks. The whole structure finally gives way in at least one place and the battle is won.

Your mileage may vary.


47 posted on 07/22/2010 6:46:21 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: SJackson

Beer Summit II


48 posted on 07/22/2010 6:50:09 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: paulycy

I certainly hope you are correct!

I would love nothing better than to see the race trump card taken from our Marxist opponents.

No question about Sherrod being a Marxist.

Hope that gets as much exposure as her victim status.


49 posted on 07/22/2010 6:57:33 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Bender2

But Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man
That he didn’t, didn’t already have
And Cause never was the reason for the evening
Or the tropic of Sir Galahad.


50 posted on 07/22/2010 6:57:59 AM PDT by campaignPete R-CT ("pray without ceasing" - Paul of Tarsus)
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