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Obama Seeks To Mend Rift With Black Community
kgmi.com ^ | July 29 2010 | Reuters

Posted on 07/30/2010 2:18:54 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

President Barack Obama sought on Thursday to repair damage to his relationship with the black community caused by his administration's firing of an African-American government official.

A political fracas erupted last week after Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign when conservative media depicted her as anti-white because of a speech she had given.

Obama later said his administration had jumped the gun and offered Sherrod her job back after a full airing of her speech showed her remarks were taken out of context.

In a speech to the National Urban League, a major civil rights organization, Obama underscored his regret for the incident, calling Sherrod an "exemplary woman."

"She deserves better than what happened last week," Obama said. He said the episode was "a bogus controversy, based on selective and deceiving excerpts of a speech."

"Many are to blame for the reaction and overreaction that followed these comments, including my own administration," said Obama, who made history when he became the nation's first African American president.

African Americans are a key base of support Obama's Democrats hope to mobilize in the November elections, where they are at risk of losing their majorities in Congress.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: apology; blackpresident; blackracists; blackvote; sherrod

1 posted on 07/30/2010 2:18:55 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

This bastard has created rifts all across the U.S. May he rot in hell for all the damage he’s done.


2 posted on 07/30/2010 2:20:10 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: raybbr

When Obama goes to Hell that will be the one place that thrives.


3 posted on 07/30/2010 2:22:09 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (posted a total of 1,459 threads and 8,556 replies.)
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To: raybbr

Yeah, I thinks it’s a bit ironic that a black president has caused more racial problems in this country, set race relations back 25 years and caused more animosity between blacks and whites than has existed in decades.


4 posted on 07/30/2010 2:23:21 AM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Obama Seeks To Mend Rift With Black Community”

Oh no! Maybe he’ll only get 85% of their vote?


5 posted on 07/30/2010 2:27:29 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He’s off to a good start. Called them all mongrels.

Way to go, nutjob.


6 posted on 07/30/2010 2:29:13 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Not ironic at all. It was his plan from the very beginning.


7 posted on 07/30/2010 2:31:25 AM PDT by Ronin
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Working as intended. Doing what agitators do.


9 posted on 07/30/2010 2:56:47 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Green shoots? Those aren't green shoots! Those are mold spots!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Back in the days, they would have called him a milano......you know, like the idiot New Black Panther that called out the black brither with the white girl hanging on his arm.....=.=


10 posted on 07/30/2010 2:57:12 AM PDT by cranked
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To: cranked

*brother


11 posted on 07/30/2010 2:57:45 AM PDT by cranked
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

It’s even more ironic that he has caused a rift between himself and those he identifies himself with.


12 posted on 07/30/2010 3:08:30 AM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: cranked

“Back in the days, they would have called him a milano......you know, like the idiot New Black Panther that called out the black brither with the white girl hanging on his arm.....=.=”
Milano, like the Pepperidge farm cookie?


13 posted on 07/30/2010 3:19:03 AM PDT by sueuprising
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To: sueuprising

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=half+black+half+white+milano&aq=7&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=half+black+half+white&gs_rfai=CgxCzi6ZSTOn0C4fAzQTfk9GqCgAAAKoEBU_Qrqu0&fp=8f14b87ebbb573e6


14 posted on 07/30/2010 3:22:10 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Berlin_Freeper
MongrelMongrelMongrelMongrelMongrelMongrelMongrel mongrel |ˈmä ng grəl; ˈmə ng-| noun a dog of no definable type or breed : [as adj. ] a mongrel bitch. • any other animal resulting from the crossing of different breeds or types. • offensive a person of mixed descent.
16 posted on 07/30/2010 3:44:29 AM PDT by GulfWar1Vet
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To: screaminsunshine

What do we want?
- Your money!
When do we want it?
- Now!


17 posted on 07/30/2010 3:49:17 AM PDT by mike-zed
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I thought they loved him?


18 posted on 07/30/2010 3:55:11 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Many are to blame.
Blame is the only game in town for the idiot.


19 posted on 07/30/2010 3:58:42 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: cranked

I almose bought a Mercury Milano.

;O)


20 posted on 07/30/2010 4:03:10 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: raybbr
This bastard has created rifts all across the U.S. May he rot in hell for all the damage he’s done.

I was on the computer with TV on in the other room and wasn't paying attention while he spoke. They I heard shouts and cheers. Obama was bragging about how much money he's given "historically black colleges".

21 posted on 07/30/2010 4:06:33 AM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: cranked

To follow what you said - many years ago they would have called him a mulatto - but from now on (at least on FR) he won’t shake the “Milano” label!


22 posted on 07/30/2010 4:10:51 AM PDT by Moonmad27 (That government is best which governs least. - Henry Thoreau)
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To: Brugmansian

“I heard shouts and cheers. Obama was bragging about how much money he’s given “historically black colleges”. “

This was by FAR the loudest applause and cheering of the entire speech.

So much for the desire for integration...


23 posted on 07/30/2010 4:15:00 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Carley
...He's off to a good start. Called them all mongrels.

Way to go, nutjob.

Yea, it's insane. That really came out of nowhere.

Without the teleprompter, we get to see, more and more, what's in this man's head.

I think we know the president and Mr. Holder. The media try to look the other way and give them a pass on it.

"We must feel comfortable enough with one another, and tolerant enough of each other, to have frank conversations about the racial matters that continue to divide us."
                          -- Eric Holder, Wednesday, February 18, 2009

A true enough statement. We are all Americans. But I give you exhibit 'A'.



President Panther speaks...

Feel comfortable now?

WAKE UP AMERICA!


24 posted on 07/30/2010 4:18:14 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Obama’s promises to the Black Community:

- Name Snoop Dogg as National Parks and Rec Director

- Make Charlie Wrangel stop using hair straightener

- Offer Michael Steele the DNC chair position

- Make Michelle change her name to Kwaleesha

- Change the name of Camp David to Camp Mfume

- Compose a hip-hop version of the Star Spangled Banner


25 posted on 07/30/2010 4:26:25 AM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com. You either voting for JD, or voting for the Liberal...)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Shouldn’t the headline read,”Obama Seeks to Mend
Fences with the Mongrels” ?


26 posted on 07/30/2010 4:26:42 AM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

Love your list, but never knew that Charlie was a “Wrangler.”


27 posted on 07/30/2010 4:34:15 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He could always bow to them.


28 posted on 07/30/2010 4:42:18 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: billhilly

Love your list, but never knew that Charlie was a “Wrangler.”


My bad on the spelling. LOL. I am going to upset denim lovers, abd, supporters of 18thC Russian explorers...by spelling it “Wrangel”.....


29 posted on 07/30/2010 5:07:57 AM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com. You either voting for JD, or voting for the Liberal...)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

President Barack Obama sought on Thursday to repair damage to his relationship with the black community caused by his administration’s firing of an African-American government official.
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Let me guess: to show he really cared, and to show he’s really down with the Black community, he used his Urban Ebonics accent?

I can’t believe that Blacks aren’t offended when phonies like Obama and Hillary condescend with their fake “Black” accents. “I don’t feel no ways tarred!” I don’t see the Black community at-large ever picking themselves up from where they’re at...very sad.


30 posted on 07/30/2010 7:13:18 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

I believe the black to white animosity has been there and been stoked for decades.
It’s just that when ‘bammy got elected that they felt a little more comfortable in letting it show.

Just like when you’re at a gathering and a lib thinks you’re another lib, they’ll let some of their true beliefs show - racism, elitism, socialism.


31 posted on 07/30/2010 7:16:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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