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CNNís Roland Martin Blasts Blacks For Not Holding Obama Accountable, Better Late Than Never I Guess
Your Black World ^ | June 16, 2012 | Yvette Carnell

Posted on 06/16/2012 12:35:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

First the LGBT lobby extracted an about face from Obama on marriage equality, moving him to declare his support for same sex marriage. Then today, Obama responded to the needs of the Latino community by allowing students in the U.S. who are already in deportation proceedings, or those who qualify for the DREAM Act, to remain in America without threat of deportation.

This means that President Obama just instated the Dream Act, at the behest of the Latino community, all by himself.

If you’re black and you don’t feel stupid, then you haven’t been paying attention. And many pundits, commentators, and activists obviously hadn’t been paying attention, at least not until recently.

In a series of tweets, CNN’s Roland S. Martin finally came around to the view I’ve held for months, and noted the following:

No sh*t Sherlock. Problem is, it’s too little too late. It’s hard, damn near impossible, to renegotiate a win in the ninth inning. The time to make the accountability argument would’ve been around early 2010, which just happens to have been around the time I began lighting a fire under of black people to wholeheartedly engage Obama on a black agenda. But when I made the case, all I heard was a bunch of nonsense about how I was a “hater” and how Obama was gonna hook black people up – eventually. Suckers.

Roland Martin had, in his role as CNN commentator (not to be confused with unbiased journalist), a lot of flexibility to ebb that flow of messianic nonsense. He didn’t. He was an apologist for the administration. And so wasVan Jones, who also, as of late, has been ratcheting up his criticisms of Obama.

As Obama continues to hang black people out to dry, a lot of people are going to jump on the *accountability* bandwagon. All I want is for you to remember who was sounding the alarm when it mattered – and who wasn’t.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; aliens; amnesty; democrats; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; obama; obamatruthfile
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I love it! Not that he won't still get 90% of the black vote most everywhere.
1 posted on 06/16/2012 12:35:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"No sh*t Sherlock"

One of my favorite things to say!!!

2 posted on 06/16/2012 12:40:24 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I used to really like his fishing show.


3 posted on 06/16/2012 12:42:47 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“.....Van Jones, who also, as of late, has been ratcheting up his criticisms of Obama. “

Zero just gave a cool 2 million of our money to a Van Jones-connected solar company. No critism any more.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 12:43:32 PM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Michelle Obama & why 70% of black women are single!
5 posted on 06/16/2012 12:46:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’ll get 95% of the Black vote but not the same number of Black votes. The reason: The new has worn off and he has NOT produced for the brothas like they thought he would. So, they’ll stay home. 16.5 million Blacks voted in ‘08. I predict that in 2012 it will be 15 million.


6 posted on 06/16/2012 12:46:53 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Repeal The 17th


7 posted on 06/16/2012 12:47:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Roland just figure out that his affirmative action job might be given to a newly-legalized illegal alien? Roland is dumber than Juan Williams, and that’s saying something. He’s bordering on Al Sharpton dumb.


8 posted on 06/16/2012 12:50:15 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just an observation: in spite of all the problems we read about with various minority groups, blacks still don’t get the message that they have to be responsible for their own lives and can’t sit around waiting on reparations. Hispanics have been here as long as blacks, yet they own businesses and Hollywood bends over backwards to reach them through media and sports channels. All blacks have is BET. The Vietnamese boat people came here with nothing and in a generation they became doctors, scientists and engineers. Blacks still miss the boat and now Obama is moving on without them. How will the blacks react this time around?


9 posted on 06/16/2012 12:57:38 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He got a good tan with all that fishing.....

;)


10 posted on 06/16/2012 12:57:52 PM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (http://www.honorflight.org)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Roland Martin: From fawning buttwipe to critic in only four insufferable years!


11 posted on 06/16/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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He got a good tan with all that fishing.....

I'm waiting to see what Bill Dance has to say.

12 posted on 06/16/2012 1:02:22 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Repeal The 17th
I used to really like his fishing show.

I used to like his "Laugh-In" show.

13 posted on 06/16/2012 1:05:21 PM 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: Repeal The 17th

Roland and Martin were great on Laugh-In too!

SOCK IT TO ME BAMMY!!


14 posted on 06/16/2012 1:05:42 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: rabidralph

He’s not really one of them. If you believe his story, he’s a child of Marxist/Islamist Africa, not the United States and the people who were once slaves here.


15 posted on 06/16/2012 1:06:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Izzy Dunne

(great minds think 21 seconds apart!)


16 posted on 06/16/2012 1:07:19 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: rabidralph

Mostly I agree with you but, there is some reason for hope.

This morning I attended my oldest daughter’s Commencement exercises from a community college.
The number of black men and women in the class was impressive, as were the significant number who had earned honors and high honors. Their families were also there to give them plenty of vocal encouragement.
It was a joy to see.


17 posted on 06/16/2012 1:08:31 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Those guys always had wisdom to impart.

18 posted on 06/16/2012 1:12:22 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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“I love it! Not that he won't still get 90% of the black vote most everywhere.” First getting “just” 90% of the Black vote won’t do it for him because Black enthusiasm to vote is down to 48% from 78% this time in 2008.
Next He is down to 87% in the BEST poll and in North Carolina he is at 76%. He will “lose” the Black vote ( with winning meaning over 90% with over 60% voting).
19 posted on 06/16/2012 1:13:08 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Love the tweet:

"The decision by black leadership to choose to be publicly silent out of black allegiance the last 3 years means you negate your influence"

20 posted on 06/16/2012 1:13:08 PM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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