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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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To: DNA.2012

Are you really that stupid?


61 posted on 04/28/2012 10:01:18 PM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: bigdaddy45

Me > You

...in every possible way...


62 posted on 04/28/2012 10:19:54 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: DNA.2012

I have a better question: what business is it of yours?


63 posted on 04/28/2012 10:30:43 PM PDT by Ellendra ("It's astounding how often people mistake their own stupidity for a lack of fairness." --Thunt)
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To: CrazyIvan

That would be to assume that white parents who want to adopt a white child are racist, which is Bull****.


64 posted on 04/28/2012 10:41:14 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: DNA.2012

Me > You

...in every possible way...
*********************************************
No, you DNA.2012, are a very small person ...maybe even a troll trying to give freepers a bad name. The question of why Mrs French would adopt a black child never crossed my mind...not sure why it would cross yours...weird....


65 posted on 04/28/2012 10:43:17 PM PDT by R.I.chopper
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To: R.I.chopper

Have you read the title of the article???


67 posted on 04/28/2012 10:56:34 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: Chiltepe
Everyone's beating around the bush, or curtly telling you to mind your own business, because they are uncomfortable with the answer to your question.

Very true.

68 posted on 04/28/2012 10:57:21 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: feralcat

“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.”

Liberals are possessed with the same disgusting bigotry against conservatives that the New Black Pampers have against whites.

This little girl will not grow up hating whites, and leftist libtrash are at least smart enough to see they can’t use her vote to promote their perverse evil agenda.


69 posted on 04/28/2012 11:01:21 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: feralcat

My cousin and her husband (white) adopted a dark-skinned boy in Madagascar when they were there working for a missionary organization. I think maybe they knew his mother and she was terminally ill or something. They weren’t looking for a child to adopt, but he needed them and they rose to the occasion. He is a young adult now, and I met him at the last family reunion. He is mentally slow, but was in a suitable vocational program and was flourishing. He belongs in our family as much as anyone else. Love and loyalty matter more than consistent skin tone.

Ironic that Madonna and Brangelina adopt African children and are heroes, but when Republican parents who are not celebrities try the same thing, they are ridiculed.


70 posted on 04/28/2012 11:05:23 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: DNA.2012
Why would a White couple adopt a Black child?

Why wouldn't they?

71 posted on 04/28/2012 11:07:20 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: DNA.2012
Why go to the other side of the world to adopt?

Why not go to the other side of the wolrd to adopt?

72 posted on 04/28/2012 11:08:12 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Republican Wildcat

The question is “Why would they?”


73 posted on 04/28/2012 11:11:02 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: Republican Wildcat

The question is “Why go?”


74 posted on 04/28/2012 11:11:40 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: DNA.2012
Yes they are: they went to Ethiopia to adopt. Thus, they specifically wanted to adopt a Black child. Why?

Ethiopia is known to have orphans in poverty and that is a country where many adoption assistance groups are very active in. Ukraine is another country currently 'popular' for foreign adoptions.

The skepticism you are expressing is really quite absurd. You can't just accept that people are out there who have it in their heart to provide homeless kids with a loving home?

75 posted on 04/28/2012 11:14:48 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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Bah! Don't waste your time giving explanations to strangers. And if they are rude enough to ask, look them straight in the face and say, “OMG! Shes black?!”
76 posted on 04/28/2012 11:16:47 PM PDT by Casie
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To: feralcat
When you read the Replies to the article, you would think the Woman fed the poor Black Kid a Dog or something.
77 posted on 04/28/2012 11:20:55 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: Chiltepe
Everyone's beating around the bush, or curtly telling you to mind your own business, because they are uncomfortable with the answer to your question.

Everyone responded directly to the 'questions' - which weren't appropriate to ask to begin with. No one seems uncomfortable with their answers at all - you just don't want to accept the truth and have to assign vile alterior motives to something as simple as people with the means to do so providing a loving home to a child who was homeless and had no family to love her.

Put frankly, people go to Africa (or Haiti, Cambodia, wherever) to adopt kids for a couple of reasons. They either want them as fashion accessories, like rich girls carrying around expensive little dogs in their purses... or they want to be able to hold them up as merit badges that advance their status in our politically correct culture. Just like white people perceive power in claiming a smidge of ethnic ancestry, they also get brownie points for standing up and saying in a solemn voice that they adopted a kid from Timbuktu and have supposedly suffered the slings and arrows of their intolerant cohorts for their good deed.

I've seen many ridiculous things written before, but that would have to rank in the top 1%.

78 posted on 04/28/2012 11:23:36 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: DNA.2012
Don't know. Just like I don't know why a young man asks a stupid, uncaring and rude question.

My guess they wanted to adopt. They may as Christians, have some interest in Ethiopia. Who cares? What is very nice is that a TWO YEAR old child who WEIGHED ONLY 14 LBS. was blessed to find a wonderful loving family and in return that child blessed the family. Just to get some perspective, some (not many) children here in the States weigh that at birth!

Now young man, go out into the world and get some humanity along with some humility.

79 posted on 04/28/2012 11:41:34 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Chiltepe
They either want them as fashion accessories, like rich girls carrying around expensive little dogs in their purses... or they want to be able to hold them up as merit badges that advance their status in our politically correct culture. Just like white people perceive power in claiming a smidge of ethnic ancestry, they also get brownie points for standing up and saying in a solemn voice that they adopted a kid from Timbuktu and have supposedly suffered the slings and arrows of their intolerant cohorts for their good deed.

Who are you to divine the intentions of others?

Smarmy little prick.

80 posted on 04/28/2012 11:50:43 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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