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Iím a White Republican Raising a Black Child: Deal With It
Patheos ^ | April 26, 2012 | Nancy French

Posted on 04/28/2012 7:35:47 PM PDT by feralcat

...This Presidential campaign cycle is very different for our family than the one in 2008. This time around, we have a four-year-old daughter we adopted from Ethiopia two years ago...

Because we’ve had the audacity to appear in public with our family, we’ve been getting hate mail from liberals who are deeply offended that a white family would raise a black child (the Huffington Post posted a video of Naomi and me at CPAC and it generated more than 1,000 comments, many of them utterly vile). Usually, I laugh at baseless criticism and it inspires me to work even harder at artfully annoying my critics. But when I get accused of actually harming my daughter by daring to raise her, it infuriates me. See, for example, an excerpt from tonight’s Facebook message:

“I feel so sorry for your little girl! She has a hard complex life ahead of her! She should not be raised by people who vote against her best interests.”

(It was longer and much more offensive.)

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: adoption; hate; left; leftuniverse; race; racebaiters; racism; racistleft; thestand; tolerantleft
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This article is about a married couple who are conservative, Republican writers and activists and receive hate messages from the left because they are raising a child they adopted from Africa.

The left just *hates* when political conservatives do not neatly fit into their stereotypes of being selfish and/or racist.

1 posted on 04/28/2012 7:35:55 PM PDT by feralcat
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To: feralcat

The mythology must be maintained.

I’ve known refugees from Africa, Eritrea, black people, who have raised their children outside of the primitive, savage black American ghetto, and made sure these kids stayed out of that stinking, perverse culture’s influence.


2 posted on 04/28/2012 7:42:05 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: feralcat

Hubby and I are listening to Stephen King’s “The Stand” on audio book.

For anyone not familiar with it, it takes place after a bio-weapon is mistakenly released and almost everybody in the world is dead. And there is going to be some ultimate Stand taken against evil (or so it appears).

Anyway, the best part of the book so far concerns an extremely old black woman (108!) who is playing some BIG PART on the good side in this ultimate battle.

She is a dyed-in-the-wool Republican, actually says the FDR and his cohorts were COMMUNISTS and received on her 100th birthday a letter from President Regan congratulating her for reaching such a great age and for being the 5th oldest registered Republican in the country.

LOL, I loved that part!

My impression of Stephen King has been that he is a garden variety liberal, but you’d never know it from this book. So far, anyway.


3 posted on 04/28/2012 7:48:02 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Revolting cat!
I used to date a lady who had ancestors that came from Africa via Trinidad/Tobago. Her daughters graduated high-school early and entered college at at 17. She was adamant about keeping them away from the culture. She wanted them to thrive.

Stories like this make my blood boil. Those girls still visit me when they come home from school. They were like my own daughters for several years.

/johnny

4 posted on 04/28/2012 7:52:42 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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Those girls’ success in life proves that liberals are the worst racists of all and must be fought to the gates of hell!


6 posted on 04/28/2012 8:08:58 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke the Aswan High Dam. Nuke Mecca. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: DNA.2012
Why not? A child that needs a family is a child that needs a family. A family that wants children is a family that wants children.

My son-in-law is first generation American, his parents were refugees from Pol-Pot's Cambodia. My SIL is very dark skinned. My grandbabies are dark skinned.

Do you have a problem with that?

I've stood in loco parentis to teenage black girls when my girlfriend was deployed to a war zone.

Do you have a problem with that?

I'm not even pasty white. I'm fish-belly white.

Get over it.

/johnny

7 posted on 04/28/2012 8:14:39 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: DNA.2012

Because she needed a family.


8 posted on 04/28/2012 8:15:20 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: DNA.2012

Because they love others as themselves?


9 posted on 04/28/2012 8:16:09 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: DNA.2012

Because the parents want a child and the child needs a home.


11 posted on 04/28/2012 8:16:21 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Your bulk-rate supplier of colons and semicolons!)
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To: feralcat

The liberals hate.


12 posted on 04/28/2012 8:17:19 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: DNA.2012

Sure it’s not DNA.1950?


13 posted on 04/28/2012 8:17:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: feralcat

The first photo we have of our daughter (taken in her orphanage)

She is going to have a blessed life. Ignore the mind-warped critics.

14 posted on 04/28/2012 8:21:17 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: DNA.2012

Because they see a child who needs them and their love. They are not looking at the child’s skin color.


15 posted on 04/28/2012 8:22:43 PM PDT by rawhide
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Good gravy! What a beautiful child!


16 posted on 04/28/2012 8:23:27 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: feralcat

Ouch, they would hate my niece who is a doctor married to a minister who has four boys by birth and a black daughter adopted from Rwanda. Need I even add that they are conservative.


17 posted on 04/28/2012 8:23:43 PM PDT by tiki
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To: jocon307

Terrific book. The mini-series, out on DVD and starring Gary Sinise, is a pretty good adaptation, too. And Stephen King is a flaming Liberal.


18 posted on 04/28/2012 8:24:58 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: DNA.2012
“Why would a White couple adopt a Black child?”

I would assume that they wanted a child and weren't racist.
It could be that simple

20 posted on 04/28/2012 8:27:17 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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