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Posted on 08/17/2011 2:31:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Maxine Waters: Why isn't Obama in black communities?
By Brian Montopoli
Democrats Rep. Maxine Waters of California, a central member of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Tuesday that "we don't know why" President Obama is not visiting black communities on his Midwestern bus tour, adding, "We're supportive of the president, but we're getting tired."
Waters, speaking at a freewheeling forum at Detroit's Wayne County Community College, suggested members of the CBC don't pressure Mr. Obama because their constituents are proud to have an African-American president, adding that "if we go after the president too hard, you're going after us."
"The Congressional Black Caucus loves the president, too," she went on to say. "We're supportive of the president, but we're getting tired. We're getting tired. And so, what we want to do is, we want to give the president every opportunity to show what he can do and what he's prepared to lead on. We want to give him every opportunity, but our people are hurting. The unemployment is unconscionable. We don't know what the strategy is. We don't know why on this trip that he's in the United States now, he's not in any black community. We don't know that."
The unemployment rate for African-Americans as of July was 15.9 percent, and it's significantly higher in Detroit. Waters told her audience Tuesday that when you "unleash us and you tell us you're ready to have this conversation, we're ready to have the conversation."
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He is there, just half the time.
Nah. They don’t like blue people there.
After painting yourself in a corner for the last 50 years, you clowns want to bitch and complain because you are feeling the heat from the fact that you have sold big government Socialism to the community and now because it is not working out, you want to complain because you are feeling the heat.
cause he already has 95% of that vote.
Why the bitching ?
They got the Messiah they wanted.
...but I can see millions of black voters staying home in 2012
The Hope and Change ran out a year ago for everybody that once believed in 'the One' as it is...
Because they’re always demanding more free shi* and the kenyan is out of free shi*? Plus, with or without the free shi*, he’s already got your sucker vote?
Does anyone other than race pimps and Democrat Plantation
Masters actually care what these racist whiners have to say?
He has their vote, they have no money to give him and it avoids potentially embarrassing questions or statements. In other words, it’s a losing proposition for him.
1) Secret Service is afraid.
2) They don’t want to get bus-jacked.
3) They don’t have locking lugnuts on the wheels.
4) Barry hates those neighborhoods.
5) No good golf clubs there.
6) Commie leadership doesn’t live there; no one to visit.
7) Doesn’t know where those neigborhoods are.
8) Too many potholes, bus ride is uncomfortable.
9) Took buses there once, got lost, had a devil of a time getting out.
10) They were there but drove through, didn’t realize people lived there.
Looks like a 1950’s Mickey Mouse Club.
One of the best replies....
Obama went to towns...98% white...3-6% unemployment. Basically, not much to rabble rouse about...I'm sure they just wanted him to "go away"...
Why isn’t owebama in black communities?
They don’t want him either.
He doesn't want "Honky Lips" painted on the side of the bus.
She wants the Mugabe/South African redistribution of wealth from the Oppressors to the Oppressed. Every conceivable trillion dollar plan since Reconstruction has apparently failed, so if we can just hand over the land and assets to the Communal State, she will be happy.
Do not doubt me on this, the Liberal Democrats adore people like Chavez, Castro, Mugabe and the way China deals with dissidents. Waters is exemplary of how a power-mad crook will never be satisfied unless everyone is poor except the Nomenklatura, of which she consider herself a part.
he already has the black vote committed. He needs cash.
Maxine, Maxine... O, ye of little faith. Know ye not that God is everywhere? Why, then, should Obama do less? The bird has her nest. The cow has its cud. The junkie has his line. And the faithful people have their lame beyond words dependence on taxpayers. The world is in order.
He has those communities’ votes locked up, and he doesn’t know where they are, anyway....
Typical Obama. Suck up to your enemies, kick your friends in the butt. Other groups due to be thrown under the bus:
Must be something psychological, in addition to calculations they have no place else to go.
Say there Maxine-—aren’t you being delayed for your ‘hot waters’ Congressional ethics hearing? Brotha Bam can speed up the process if you don’t stay bamboozled on the Chosen Zero’s plantation. He’s half white dontchyaknow..../sc
Because he already has your vote?
cuz he’s scared sh@tless?
He just got new spinners on the bus and wants to keep them - Al Sharpton
My vote for post of the day !!!
The media is afraid to go there.
I agree with Kerosene Maxine for once. Obama needs to take those buses through black neighborhoods. The whole excuse for charging these buses to the taxpayer was that they were more secure than a typical rented bus including, I presume, bulletproofing. So, how are you going to test the bulletproofing if you don’t take it through some black neighborhoods where they have drive-bys?
Of course, the buses will have a few layers of graffiti if he makes any stops and a few of the tires could get lifted...
BWA HA HA HA HAAAAAAAAAAAA
BWA HA HA HA HAAAAAAAAAAAA
“Damnit, Joe, 1.1 million dollars for a bus and there’s no toilet paper in the bathroom! Give me your shirt. You always said you’d give me the shirt off your back. Now’s the time to pony up. I’ll give it back to you when I’m done.”
Congressional Black Caucus= Congressional Flash Mob. Stock in trade is shoplifting through legislation
Same reason you aren’t in prison, Miss Loud Mouth Soup Waters.
This black nitwit is pissed because her King hasn’t handed millions from his stash to her beloved people.
because they will steal the tires off his bus?
Because his campaign can not accept the Bridge card for campaign donations.
Note to Maxine:
Even if that multi-million dollar bus were stopped for only 5 minutes & surrounded by Secret Service in Watts-—YOUR DISTRICT— it would be up on cement blocks & the wheels & tires gone in less than 2 minutes.
Then the rest of the pillaging would begin.
There is no reason to be in black communities.
The “black” farmers are all down south. NObama has to find that list of those who sued the Federal Government & the taxpayers to get a ‘bigger piece of the pie”.
He prefers arugula to collard greens.
thx. same reason he isn’t campaigning in cemetaries too....
Why ever would Obama do that Maxine? If he did you might run away from the DemocRAT plantation. Then where would he be?
Maxine, dear you have to realize that you are still slaves for the plantation owner. Keep chopping that political cotton, honey. That's what you are there for.
Simon Legree call home. Little Liza is trying to escape acros the ice.
Flash Mobs of Holder’s people?
Because the rascists will vote for him based solely on his skin color.
cause he’s embarrassed by the way ya’ll act.... maybe?