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Obama tells blacks to 'stop complainin' and fight
Yahoo News ^ | 25 Sep 2011 | Mark Smith

Posted on 09/26/2011 5:32:51 AM PDT by Rummyfan

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fiery summons to an important voting bloc, President Barack Obama told blacks on Saturday to quit crying and complaining and "put on your marching shoes" to follow him into battle for jobs and opportunity.

And though he didn't say it directly, for a second term, too.

Obama's speech to the annual awards dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus was his answer to increasingly vocal griping from black leaders that he's been giving away too much in talks with Republicans -- and not doing enough to fight black unemployment, which is nearly double the national average at 16.7 percent.

"It gets folks discouraged. I know. I listen to some of y'all," Obama told an audience of some 3,000 in a darkened Washington convention center.

But he said blacks need to have faith in the future -- and understand that the fight won't be won if they don't rally to his side.

"I need your help," Obama said.

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1 posted on 09/26/2011 5:32:53 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan

Yeah, I mean, it’s not like the black community is experiencing 17% unemployment. It’s only 16.7%. Hep a brutha out, will ya?


2 posted on 09/26/2011 5:35:35 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Rummyfan

Black leaders must be kicking themselves in private. “We worked so hard and so long for THIS?”


3 posted on 09/26/2011 5:35:46 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Rummyfan

4 posted on 09/26/2011 5:35:50 AM PDT by TSgt (When in the Course of human events...)
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To: Rummyfan
He pissed many black people off with his paternalism. Even as he said that rich people should pay the Jew tax rate.
5 posted on 09/26/2011 5:36:09 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Rummyfan

Marching and protesting don’t put groceries on the table.
Marching and protesting don’t put gas in the car.
Marching and protesting don’t put a roof over your head.
Marching and protesting don’t put money in your bank account.
Marching and protesting don’t put crack in your pipe...........


6 posted on 09/26/2011 5:36:24 AM PDT by Red Badger ("Treason doth never prosper.... What's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.")
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To: Rummyfan

It sounded like he was attempting to start a riot.


7 posted on 09/26/2011 5:36:27 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Stepan12

They’re still lookin’ for that one big “0bama check” that they promised themselves when he was elected.

“Where’s muh check? When y’all gonna come thru?”


8 posted on 09/26/2011 5:38:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Rummyfan

Anyone else notice our “president” is sounding more and more like a cross between Jeremiah Wright and Foghorn Leghorn?


9 posted on 09/26/2011 5:40:08 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: Rummyfan

I watched some of this speech. It was totally embarrassing.

Obama just pours on trying to sound authentically black. OMG, such a fail. I was laughing, but at the same time, I don’t know how black people can sit and listen to this mutt who just uses them for votes.

Obama is a commie first, he cares little for black folks.

He was just scolding and whipping them in line like the slavemeister we know he is.


10 posted on 09/26/2011 5:40:23 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Rummyfan

I think it was the most insulting speech he has ever made...”Take off you bedroom slippers”???????? WTF???? Talk about stereotyping...If I were in that audience and he referred to me that way I would be MORE than incensed. Is he implying that these people are sitting in front of their TV’s all day in bathrobes, watching daytime soaps and eating bonbons?


11 posted on 09/26/2011 5:40:23 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Rummyfan
"It gets folks discouraged. I know. I listen to some of y'all," Obama told an audience of some 3,000 in a darkened Washington convention center.

Some might call this reporter racist for writing such a thing. After all, if the phrase "black cloud" is off limits...

12 posted on 09/26/2011 5:41:01 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't Blame Me, I voted for Kodos!)
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To: Rummyfan

...and they LAUGHED!

13 posted on 09/26/2011 5:41:19 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Rummyfan

Yeah - stop complainin’ and put on your marchin’ shoes. That’ll get them a job. Clueless!


14 posted on 09/26/2011 5:42:13 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: sauropod

home


15 posted on 09/26/2011 5:43:05 AM PDT by sauropod (ObaMao: Let them eat peas!)
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To: Red Badger

Right.

But....marching DOES get lots of fawning, biased and sniveling notice in the MSM.


16 posted on 09/26/2011 5:43:14 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny. " Edmund Burke)
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To: silverleaf

ROTFL. You nailed it. That is exactly what he sounded like!


17 posted on 09/26/2011 5:43:24 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Rummyfan

What specifically does he want them to fight for?


18 posted on 09/26/2011 5:44:26 AM PDT by umgud
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To: SueRae
Is he implying that these people are sitting in front of their TV’s all day in bathrobes, watching daytime soaps and eating bonbons?

Yes, he is. That's what he thinks of them. Whether it's accurate or not, I don't know.

19 posted on 09/26/2011 5:44:26 AM PDT by Tax-chick ( "It is my job to be rational, and I have no doubt at all that I have that power--sometimes.")
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To: Rummyfan
I don't hear that particular constituency clamoring for ‘jobs’ as much as I hear them demanding more welfare (and sumore o’ dat Obama Money would be good too )
20 posted on 09/26/2011 5:45:28 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket~!!!)
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To: Rummyfan
follow him into battle

not doing enough to fight

the fight won't be won

Mighty military talk for someone who wants to "change the tone" in Washington.

I wish some of these so-called "journalists" would call him on it, and ask who it is he's "fighting".

21 posted on 09/26/2011 5:45:42 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: silverleaf

Good thing I wasn’t drinking my coffee...I’d have lost it on the keyboard. (no offense to Foghorn Leghorn)...I hate that ‘preachifying’ tone he gets with his black audiences. With Michelle, it’s a natural (although equally irritating) but with him, it is phony, forced and contrite.


22 posted on 09/26/2011 5:45:52 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Libloather

Why are the ladies all wearing the same sleeveless black dress? (Are we allowed to say “black dress”?) Is it a uniform that’s required for Obama appearances?


23 posted on 09/26/2011 5:45:56 AM PDT by Tax-chick ( "It is my job to be rational, and I have no doubt at all that I have that power--sometimes.")
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To: Stepan12

He almost got his audiences mixed up and the word “Jew” started to slip out

Then he remembered he wasn’t in church, or speaking to the black panthers


24 posted on 09/26/2011 5:46:09 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: SueRae

At least he didn’t say,”Throw down the crack pipes and malt liquor bottles.”.......


25 posted on 09/26/2011 5:46:09 AM PDT by Red Badger ("Treason doth never prosper.... What's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.")
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To: SueRae
Is he implying that these people are sitting in front of their TV’s all day in bathrobes, watching daytime soaps and eating bonbons?

What? They aren't?

26 posted on 09/26/2011 5:47:17 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Deploy. Dominate. Disappear.)
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To: Rummyfan
In late 2008, I remember hearing an audio recording which ‘made the rounds’ on the Internet. I think it was even posted on a thread here at FR.

It was a recording of a lady shouting: “We all gonna be rich - we got Obama now!!”, at the voice-mail of a collection agency which had left her a message about repossessing her car. It was stupid, ridiculous and even a bit humorous — but it was also quite sad.

I wonder what ever became of her...

27 posted on 09/26/2011 5:47:27 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't Blame Me, I voted for Kodos!)
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To: silverleaf

So, instead of saying, “I say, boy!” like Foghorn Leghorn would say,
he says, “I say, Jew!”... ?


28 posted on 09/26/2011 5:48:54 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Libloather
Those folks don't look like unemployeed single moms waiting for Obama’s stash. It's a safe crowd for him to say such things.
29 posted on 09/26/2011 5:49:39 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (Obama's jobs speech: re-arranging deck chairs on his Titanic.)
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To: Rummyfan

Seems obammy may be pushing for racial violence,
Has re- election come to this?


30 posted on 09/26/2011 5:49:42 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (Majo)
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To: Rummyfan
"...Obama told an audience of some 3,000 in a darkened Washington convention center."

Say, whut?!

31 posted on 09/26/2011 5:50:02 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: WayneS

What happened to her, and “Peggy the Moocher”?
(the one that said she wouldn’t have to worry about making her rent payment or putting gas in her car)


32 posted on 09/26/2011 5:50:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

Words you’ll never hear: “Shoo bro, I went out an stole me a big ole stack of books yo, read every one of dem too!”


33 posted on 09/26/2011 5:51:06 AM PDT by TSgt (When in the Course of human events...)
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To: Rummyfan

Black unemployment will ALWAYS be high regardless of what any politician does.

1) There is NO work ethic nor desire for education within most of the black welfare community.

2) There is too much DEMAND(of entitlements) from the black community rather than PRODUCE(of services and goods)

3) Those blacks that are employed are way over represented in government—Postal service etc.

4) When men like Bill Cosby attempt to make these points, the black community rips them apart.

5) Those blacks that succeed on their own merit—Herman Cain, Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas——are called Toms.

I will say what many are already silently thinking:

I do not care what happens to the black community any longer.PERIOD.


34 posted on 09/26/2011 5:51:30 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Rummyfan
He is a Community Agitator. That's all he is.

35 posted on 09/26/2011 5:52:53 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Tax-chick
Why are the ladies all wearing the same sleeveless black dress? (Are we allowed to say “black dress”?) Is it a uniform that’s required for Obama appearances?

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It is rather odd.

36 posted on 09/26/2011 5:53:17 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

They will so be a minority to a minority when the Hispanic population eclipses them if it hasn’t happened already.


37 posted on 09/26/2011 5:53:36 AM PDT by TSgt (When in the Course of human events...)
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To: Rummyfan

Obama is working hard to get the 4 percent of blacks who didnt vote for him in 2008.


38 posted on 09/26/2011 5:54:20 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Had enough?)
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To: Rummyfan

Anyplace I work as an IT consultant the ratio of blacks to Indian H1B folks is about 1/20. What does this tell you about people wanting to do tough, mentally-demanding jobs. And yeah there are PLENTY of IT jobs, despite what you hear.


39 posted on 09/26/2011 5:54:53 AM PDT by oncebitten (Obama: "A Big Ole’ Hunk of Nothing on Two Thick Slices of Nada.”)
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To: indylindy

I just heard some clips.

Remember when McCain was floundering in 2008 and he kept saying “fight....fight....fight!” but it all sounded hollow? Obama’s speech reminded me of that.


40 posted on 09/26/2011 5:55:16 AM PDT by SteveAustin
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To: CMailBag
It sounded like he was attempting to start a riot.

Complete with fake, inner city accent.

41 posted on 09/26/2011 5:55:40 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Libloather

“...and they LAUGHED!”

Maybe he was explaining his economic policy.


42 posted on 09/26/2011 5:56:51 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Had enough?)
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To: Rummyfan

WE

are the ones

we’ve

been waiting for ...

.

.

So STFU!

[/s]


43 posted on 09/26/2011 5:58:10 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Rummyfan

“Obama tells blacks to ‘stop complainin’ and fight”

More flash mob attacks against honkeys?


44 posted on 09/26/2011 5:58:50 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Had enough?)
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To: Rummyfan

It will be interesting to see how Waters and the other members of the Black Caucus react to that indictment.


45 posted on 09/26/2011 6:02:13 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Rummyfan

I work with some highly educated “black folk” who don’t speak with the “thug dialect”. They have a great work ethic and know what it means to earn their money. I can tell you they don’t appreciate this President talking in his condescending and patronizing campaign speeches. I think there are more of these kind of blacks out there across the country who know the truth about this fraud, although they don’t speak up in public for fear of retribution.


46 posted on 09/26/2011 6:02:40 AM PDT by ImNotLying (Politicians and diapers should be changed often and for the same reason!)
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To: Rummyfan
"put on your marching shoes" to follow him into battle for jobs and opportunity

Yeah - follow him - right over the cliff.

47 posted on 09/26/2011 6:02:46 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: SteveAustin

Bams speechifin’ was as bad as Hilly’s “ahm in nowayz tiiihed” LOL

Oh how mean, I almost forgot about McShame saying that. ugh


48 posted on 09/26/2011 6:04:05 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Joe Boucher

Seems obammy may be pushing for racial violence,

Isn’t he doing only what he knows as a “community organizer”. That’s his resume.


49 posted on 09/26/2011 6:05:00 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: CMailBag
It sounded like he was attempting to start a riot.

He is revealing how 'community organizers' work act.

Don't try to solve a problem, just protest it until it goes away.
50 posted on 09/26/2011 6:05:05 AM PDT by TomGuy
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