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The Next Black President?
The American Thinker ^ | February 15, 2011 | Jeannie DeAngelis

Posted on 02/15/2011 2:55:52 AM PST by Scanian

When Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States, even those who opposed his liberal policies secretly had a fleeting moment of patriotic pride. America had elected our first African-American president. Finally, our nation had overcome the injustices of the past and "the dawn of a new day" had arrived where most Americans were no longer judging or being judged based on skin color.

Regrettably, the feeling of national dignity was short lived. As it turned out, Barack Obama's goal was to get "others to think [more] highly" of Barack Obama than the nation whose citizens he was elected to lead.

What a shame. Truth is, the most unfortunate aspect of having Obama as America's first black president is that it is Obama who is America's first black president.

If only the first choice had been an outstanding man of color like Allen West or the spectacular Herman Cain. Both are patriotic individuals who love and recognize their country's greatness. Moreover, despite the reality of past injustices, unlike Barack Obama, Cain and West choose to dwell on the benefits of individual responsibility, unlimited opportunity, and patriotic allegiance to America.

One thing is for sure: No one could ever accuse the outspoken Herman Cain of disagreeing with Barry purely because of skin color. Cain is bold as a lion and unafraid to debate Obama on the merits of conservative philosophy. In his 2011 CPAC speech, Mr. Cain rightly identified the three liberal tactics of "shifting the subject, ignoring the facts, and name-calling," which Cain "bundles together with the acronym ‘SIN.'"

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: allenwest; blackpresident; blackrepublicans; cpac; hermancain; obama
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1 posted on 02/15/2011 2:55:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian

we didn’t get African American, we got Afircan Muslime


2 posted on 02/15/2011 2:59:27 AM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: Scanian

America will probably have another president who HAPPENS TO BE black but neither Cain nor West are going to be candidates in 2012, either for lack of experience or lack of broad support or both.

Their messages are pure conservatism, however, and I hope they manage to make the public aware of their beliefs. And maybe down the line we’ll see one of them on a GOP ticket.


4 posted on 02/15/2011 3:00:23 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian
Based on major cities in ruin, complete with rampant fraud and financial ruin which are led by black mayors; based on the sole purpose of the "black caucus" to care about only black issues, and based on the performance of barack obama, I think we will be highly reluctant to vote for another black person for President, no matter how good he "sounds".

We're dealing with one now who "sounded" good, and look what has resulted...and might still result before it's over.

I think West and Cain are fine speakers and make excellent points, but obama and his ACORN ilk has ruined it for them for generations to come.

Barack Obama will go down as America's biggest enemy and biggest traitor in history.
5 posted on 02/15/2011 3:00:59 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Scanian

You mean America’s FIRST black president?

Obama’s mixed.


6 posted on 02/15/2011 3:02:49 AM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: FrankR
I think West and Cain are fine speakers and make excellent points, but obama and his ACORN ilk has ruined it for them for generations to come.

This is true only for those who judge simply by the color of a person's skin and who lump all blacks together in some way.

The problem is that we don't know what percentage of the electorate this represents. I believe it is smaller than the media wants us to believe or zer0 wouldn't be in the White House.

7 posted on 02/15/2011 3:07:17 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: TSgt

More like the first Arab American (Not at all sure about the American part) President.


8 posted on 02/15/2011 3:09:46 AM PST by DooDahhhh (hH)
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To: The Wizard

Huh?


9 posted on 02/15/2011 3:09:49 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: TSgt

More like the first Arab American (Not at all sure about the American part) President.


10 posted on 02/15/2011 3:09:53 AM PST by DooDahhhh (hH)
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To: paulycy

It all depends if you want to look at facts and statistics, or just be politcally correct.


11 posted on 02/15/2011 3:10:42 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: FrankR

I prefer facts and statistics. What’s your point?


12 posted on 02/15/2011 3:12:56 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: FrankR

Cain is obviously much older and he really doesn’t have much time to make his mark presidentially but maybe the Senate from Georgia is a possibility. The state can use a GENUINE CONSERVATIVE in the Senate.

West is a different matter. He is off to a terrific start in the House and has Florida conservatives very excited (especially when compared to Marco Rubio who is acting like he’s afraid of the Tea Party and avoided CPAC). I would love to see West challenge for the GOP senatorial nomination in 2012 so he can take on lackluster liberal Bill Nelson. The contrast would be stark.


13 posted on 02/15/2011 3:16:58 AM PST by Scanian
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To: FrankR

“I think we will be highly reluctant to vote for another black person for President, no matter how good he “sounds”.”

Now that we’ve cleared the hurdle presented by the white-guilt driven media, I don’t see another black president being elected any time soon. Latino, maybe (and growing more likely with each election); female, possibly; but the Kenyan Pirate has put up obstacles that will be difficult for any black candidate to overcome (fairly or not). What some blacks saw as a triumphant moment was the last gasp of a shrinking population being displaced by Latinos; their lot has not improved a bit, and too many still live in segregated neighborhoods removed from the daily life of mainstream America.


15 posted on 02/15/2011 3:18:50 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: Scanian

America had elected our first Mulatto president.


16 posted on 02/15/2011 3:19:17 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: Scanian

“Neither Cain nor West are going to be candidates in 2012, either for lack of experience”

Didn’t stop BO.


18 posted on 02/15/2011 3:20:19 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: Scanian
...neither Cain nor West are going to be candidates in 2012

Then why Did Herman Cain quit his job?

19 posted on 02/15/2011 3:21:09 AM PST by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: maddog55

I live in the home of the “one drop rule,” though I must admit that Zer0 acts more like one of the “smart-ass white boys”(in Andrew Young’s immortal words) he has put into the White House.

SOCIALIST S.A.W.B.’s


20 posted on 02/15/2011 3:23:46 AM PST by Scanian
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To: numberonepal

He WANTS to be, of course. He just isn’t polling very well.

He’d be great in a GOP cabinet-—we can use a realistic businessman like him. Private enterprise needs to be well-represented in the next administration and not just an obscenity like it is in the present regime.


21 posted on 02/15/2011 3:27:05 AM PST by Scanian
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To: The Wizard

The skin pigmentation color of whoever fixes the mess makes no difference.

It is that they fix it.


22 posted on 02/15/2011 3:27:40 AM PST by rlmorel (Now I have to change this tagline: "Weakness is provocative." Donald Rumsfeld)
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To: Scanian

I remember Lewis Grizzard doing a great column about SAWB’s. My Daddy was so impressed, he made him a little badge of it that he wore around for a while.


23 posted on 02/15/2011 3:28:53 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Scanian

He’s really the first mulatto president.


24 posted on 02/15/2011 3:33:22 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: don-o

Too bad Lewis had to die young.


25 posted on 02/15/2011 3:36:28 AM PST by Scanian
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To: SF_Redux

I despise that term, “African American”, and I refuse to use it or Irish American, Arab American, Mexican American, etc., etc., on and on.

I am beginning to despise people who insist on using it as well. Defining our fellow countrymen and women this way does nothing but play into our enemies hands. They do not want to see any unity in our citizens as we have seen demonstrated in the past.

Barack Obama is either an African or an American, a man cannot be both.

FRiends please take notice; if you use a hyphenated term to refer to a fellow American, you can look forward to being flamed by me. for what that is worth.


26 posted on 02/15/2011 3:42:23 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: DooDahhhh

Consider your self FLAMED!!!

Please see post #26 on this thread. Thank you for your kind attention.


27 posted on 02/15/2011 3:44:41 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: The Wizard

Bigot. Are you old enough to remember Jimmy Carter’s term as President? I am. I damned near starved to death because of that SOB and he was as white as you can get.


28 posted on 02/15/2011 3:48:50 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Scanian
Sorry, but Obama has been "all about race" even though he's mulatto who's not even as dark as my kids after a day in the sun.

America got spanked by a president who considers himself "black". That's going to stick in the minds of many voters, mostly democrat.

I think Obama's set back race relations and the "trust" that had been growing before he came into power and "acted stupidly".

He's blown the chance for a real black president at least for the next few cycles. I don't care how good Herman Cain is, the divide will be a lot to overcome in 2012 and then some.

29 posted on 02/15/2011 3:57:39 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SF_Redux
we didn’t get African American, we got Afircan Muslime

You are more correct than you know: Obama, Arab American liar

30 posted on 02/15/2011 3:58:10 AM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Scanian
... even those who opposed his liberal policies secretly had a fleeting moment of patriotic pride...

Complete and utter BS! I read Corsi's "The Obama Nation" and Freddoso's "The Case Against Barack Obama" well before the election and knew exactly what a disaster we were in for. I have not had a single racially tinged sense of "patriotic pride" about this cretin. In fact, quite the opposite. I am nothing but disgusted that the Democrats would select an American-hating communist with a obscured background in their primary and he would actually beat a true patriotic American.

As much as I detest McCain, it's impossible to deny that he sacrificed and served his country well.

31 posted on 02/15/2011 4:01:38 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Rearden

Really worried about that!


32 posted on 02/15/2011 4:05:19 AM PST by DooDahhhh (hH)
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To: FrankR
Barack Obama will go down as America's biggest enemy and biggest traitor in history.

True, but if the Republicans keep screwing around with the same old same old "do as I say, not as I do" mentality like they are now BHO will be re-elected by a wide margin. His negatives are half what they were just two months ago and steadily falling. It's stunning, I know, but one thing I've learned over the last 30 years as a political observer is never misunderestimate the apathy of the American voter. Whether or not voters will remain fired up for the next election remains to be seen. Given the exceedingly short attention span of most voters at this stage of the game I seriously doubt the Republicans are going to field a strong enough candidate. My biggest fear is Mitt or the Huckster will get the nomination. If that happens it'll be BHO round II......

33 posted on 02/15/2011 4:05:42 AM PST by Thermalseeker (The theft being perpetrated by Congress and the Fed makes Bernie Maddoff look like a pickpocket.)
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To: don-o
I remember Lewis Grizzard doing a great column about SAWB’s.

I think that term was coined by Andrew Young, but I remember that Grizzard column well. I had a hat with SAWB on it for a while.

34 posted on 02/15/2011 4:09:56 AM PST by Thermalseeker (The theft being perpetrated by Congress and the Fed makes Bernie Maddoff look like a pickpocket.)
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To: Scanian

“When Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States, even those who opposed his liberal policies secretly had a fleeting moment of patriotic pride.”

NO, I didn’t..stopped reading right there. Yuck.


35 posted on 02/15/2011 4:11:18 AM PST by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: Scanian
When Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States, even those who opposed his liberal policies secretly had a fleeting moment of patriotic pride.

Sorry, I'm the anecdotal one of "those" who felt we let America down by electing the Kenyan Klown.

36 posted on 02/15/2011 4:14:59 AM PST by hattend (Obama got his 3am call about Egypt. The call went right to the answering machine.- Sarah Palin)
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To: Thermalseeker

Yes. Lewis was riffing off of Andy’s quip. Lewis was poking fun at the left’s move to identity politics in that day.

“I AM somebody!”

“I AM a SAWB”


37 posted on 02/15/2011 4:18:52 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: DooDahhhh

LOL, yeah, I figured you would be. I am just really getting tired of citizens of this amazing country who feel the need to identify themselves as something other than an American citizen.

It’s kind of like just being an American isn’t good enough anymore.

On another subject, I used to know a guy who went by DoDahhh. Does the term “Booze Fighters” have any meaning for you?


38 posted on 02/15/2011 4:21:45 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: don-o

As a native of Atlanta I really miss reading Lewis’ columns. He was the Mark Twain of our time.


39 posted on 02/15/2011 4:25:19 AM PST by Thermalseeker (The theft being perpetrated by Congress and the Fed makes Bernie Maddoff look like a pickpocket.)
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To: Scanian
Race, race, race,... Obama has single handedly set race relations back decades and poisoned the well for anyone of color or RACE seeking the office of the President, no matter who they are.

The color of a man's skin does not matter and no longer counts as a "get into the position free card".

40 posted on 02/15/2011 4:28:49 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil and from those perpetuating it, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Scanian

Obama is also the last black President........ at least for a very long while


41 posted on 02/15/2011 4:31:45 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: justsaynomore

Ping.


42 posted on 02/15/2011 4:36:47 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Rearden

Rearden, I pretty much put things the way I like but I will consider your opinion, as a matter of fact I will spend the rest of life wondering just how would Rearden write this


43 posted on 02/15/2011 4:39:49 AM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: FrankR
I don't agree. No one who voted for Obama because he's black will refuse to vote for Cain because he's black. And no one who voted against Obama because he's a socialist Muslim will refuse to vote for Cain because he's black. That leaves the people who voted against Obama because he's black...Who cares about them? They didn't matter in the last election, and they won't matter in the next.

The biggest problem for any black conservative is getting the media to even acknowledge their existence. When Alan Keyes ran in 2000, the media completely ignored him. They would do the same with Cain or West.

44 posted on 02/15/2011 4:40:00 AM PST by giotto
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To: giotto

Media doesn’t care what the race is....they tow the line for the democrate candidate regardless of color.


45 posted on 02/15/2011 4:44:25 AM PST by caww
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To: kearnyirish2

Amen, amen.


46 posted on 02/15/2011 4:45:27 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Scanian

People want to be able to criticize their president’s policies without being called a racist.

I don’t think America will elect another black president for a long, long time.


47 posted on 02/15/2011 4:46:07 AM PST by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: TSgt
“.....highly reluctant to vote for another black person for President.....”

On the long line of Presidents, only Obama will be a smudge on that line. We will not see another black(he's half white)President in America's existence.

48 posted on 02/15/2011 4:46:22 AM PST by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: Scanian

The next black president ... will be a republican.


49 posted on 02/15/2011 4:48:02 AM PST by Phlap (REDNECK@LIBARTS.EDU)
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To: caww

No, you’re wrong. I remember an article in 2000 in some mainstream newspaper—like the NYTimes or Washington Post—that reviewed the candidates in each party. At that time there were about 7 or 8 Republicans vying for the nomination. The article did about a paragraph on each candidate, and was fairly objective for a mainstream newspaper. But when it came to Keyes, they only mentioned his name in passing. No paragraph, not even a sentence was devoted to him. And that treatment continued through the convention. It was as if he didn’t exist. This is how the MSM handles a black conservative candidate. For them, this is political correctness. In my opinion, it’s the worst kind of racism.


50 posted on 02/15/2011 5:00:26 AM PST by giotto
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