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Joe Biden Shakes Those Chains
Townhall.com ^ | August 17, 2012 | Ken Blackwell

Posted on 08/18/2012 2:19:04 AM PDT by Kaslin

We thought Joe Biden couldn't top--or bottom--the appalling gaffe of calling a 2010 White House bill signing ceremony "a big f___ing deal." But he just did it. In Danville, Virginia this week, Biden told a largely black audience the Republicans were going to "put y'all in chains." Now, of course, his staff is backpedaling furiously. He meant the banks. He was talking about banking de-regulation, they bleat frantically. Sure he was.

If any conservative, any Republican had made such a statement, he'd have been fired. Agriculture Sec. Fred Butz was fired in 1976 within hours of telling a dirty joke offensive to black Americans (and most others). Majority Leader Trent Lott lost his post when he joked about Strom Thurmond being elected president. Old Strom had been a segregationist candidate in 1948.

But Joe Biden gets a pass from the press. No one asks to see his birth certificate. That's because he is daily showing us his dearth certificate. He shows us a dearth of common sense.

Biden tried to identify with one Southern audience by bragging that his state of Delaware had slaves!

So who was it, Mr. Vice President, that broke those slave chains? It was the Republicans. Republican Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and signed the Thirteenth Amendment outlawing slavery. It was Republicans who passed the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution that abolished slavery, provided for equal protection for former slaves, and extended the suffrage to them.

Every vote cast against those constitutional amendments was cast by a Democrat. Every vote cast against every Civil Rights Act in the Nineteenth Century was cast by a Democrat.

Moving on up to the Twentieth Century, every vote cast against the anti-lynching laws routinely introduced and passed by Republicans in the House was cast by a Democrat. Not until 1957 were we able to make lynching a federal crime--thanks to Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Republicans provided the Senate votes to break a filibuster against the great Civil Rights Act of 1964. Democrats claim Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan had a "Southern Strategy" to win the White House.

That's odd. It was Democrats who had a Southern Strategy from 1791 to 1948.

One of the evidences that Barack Obama had not been in the Senate long enough when he was elected President in 2008 is his choice of Joe Biden as a running mate. Mr. Obama had not hung around the Democratic cloakroom long enough to learn what all the Democrats knew--that Joe Biden is prone to make the most foolish statements in public. There's a good reason why Joe Biden was a U.S. Senator for 36 years and even his fellow Democrats never suggested making him their Majority Leader.

When Joe Biden went to Moscow in 1979, he told the Soviets the U.S. cared about arms control more than about human rights. As a result, we got no arms control, and thousands of Russians were thrown into the Gulag.

In 1988, he ran around the country running for president, giving an amazingly eloquent speech to Democratic audiences. He earned new respect from all hearers--until they learned that he had cribbed the entire speech from British Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock. Plagiarism can get you suspended if you are Fareed Zakaria of the media. For Joe Biden, plagiarism got him promoted.

There's a wonderful story about President Theodore Roosevelt going down in the first submarine. Reporters lined the pier. "Please, Mr. President, don't go down unless you take Vice President Fairbanks with you!" Now we know why we've never seen President Obama in a submarine.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; blackwell; chains; racebaiting

1 posted on 08/18/2012 2:19:08 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Agriculture Sec. Fred Butz was fired in 1976 within hours of telling a dirty joke offensive to black Americans...

Of course, Ken meant to say Earl Butz. This character was almost as idiotic as Biden; once in Rome he ridiculed Pope Paul VI about his stance on birth control or something by saying "who no playa the game no maka the rules."

2 posted on 08/18/2012 2:38:57 AM PDT by stormhill
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To: Kaslin

Are we pretending on this site that we don’t remember why B-HO picked Biden for his VP?


3 posted on 08/18/2012 3:21:25 AM PDT by abclily
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To: Kaslin

Unchain the economy!


4 posted on 08/18/2012 3:55:35 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: Kaslin
Biden tried to identify with one Southern audience by bragging that his state of Delaware had slaves!

The niggerazation of Delaware.

5 posted on 08/18/2012 4:19:25 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: abclily

Don’t be surprised if Gaffe-apotamus Biden suddenly announces that he is withdrawing from the race due to an unspecified but serious medical condition.

Just sayin’


6 posted on 08/18/2012 4:22:16 AM PDT by Walrus (Restoring America starts today! Let's roll!)
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To: Walrus
Foot-in-mouth disease or the more dreaded anal-cranium inversion?
7 posted on 08/18/2012 5:27:45 AM PDT by 103198
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To: Walrus
That's already down the drain, Walrus. O'bama is sticking with Clueless Joe, because Hillary has turned down the offer.
8 posted on 08/18/2012 5:30:24 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: Walrus

Apparently, he has already referenced his aneurysm in the opening sentences of a recent speech. Yup.

A little off topic, but I wonder if Jill ever gave MO the RESPECT she thought she DESERVED.

http://dimewars.com/Blog/Jill-Biden-Disrespectful-To-Michelle-Obama-Behind-Close-Doors-—Updated.aspx?BlogID=1b8df168-96bf-4b67-82d6-85d51f84c30a


9 posted on 08/18/2012 6:02:54 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Walrus

“Don’t be surprised if Gaffe-apotamus Biden suddenly announces that he is withdrawing from the race due to an unspecified but serious medical condition.”

...so they can move Hillary into the VP slot and re-energize the psychotic Progressive base to vote the messiah back into office?

Just saying a possibility.


10 posted on 08/18/2012 6:12:34 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Kaslin
Based on the Hill Buzz article, maybe Barry keeps Slow-Joe around to provide other kinds of services in the Oval Office, much like a Clinton intern. Barry seems to have an affinity to "older, white males".
11 posted on 08/18/2012 6:17:51 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: abclily
Are we pretending on this site that we don’t remember why B-HO picked Biden for his VP?

I'm not pretending anything. I have no idea why obammy picked Biden. Could you enlighten me please?

12 posted on 08/18/2012 6:18:27 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Kaslin

Sing it sister!
13 posted on 08/18/2012 6:24:02 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: basil

>>I’m not pretending anything. I have no idea why obammy picked Biden. Could you enlighten me please?<<

Two words: Insurance Policy.


14 posted on 08/18/2012 6:24:36 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Kaslin

“So who was it, Mr. Vice President, that broke those slave chains? It was the Republicans. Republican Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and signed the Thirteenth Amendment outlawing slavery. It was Republicans who passed the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution that abolished slavery, provided for equal protection for former slaves, and extended the suffrage to them.

Every vote cast against those constitutional amendments was cast by a Democrat. Every vote cast against every Civil Rights Act in the Nineteenth Century was cast by a Democrat.

Moving on up to the Twentieth Century, every vote cast against the anti-lynching laws routinely introduced and passed by Republicans in the House was cast by a Democrat. Not until 1957 were we able to make lynching a federal crime—thanks to Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Republicans provided the Senate votes to break a filibuster against the great Civil Rights Act of 1964. Democrats claim Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan had a “Southern Strategy” to win the White House.”

Memo to RNC:
If you are TRULY interested in winning the Presidency, here is the ad you run every day until the election.


15 posted on 08/18/2012 6:27:47 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: basil
I'm not pretending anything. I have no idea why obammy picked Biden. Could you enlighten me please?

Wasn't there a whole laundry list of DemocRATs that nominee Obama asked to be his running mate? One by one, all turned him down, and Slow Joe was the last one on the field to be picked.

16 posted on 08/18/2012 6:33:28 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Kaslin

“Do you feel the power?” Can I get an Amen-from “you people”


17 posted on 08/18/2012 6:47:16 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: COBOL2Java

I remember something like that, but to tell you the truth, I don’t pay that much attention to dims—they are what they are.

I doubt we will ever change many of them.


18 posted on 08/18/2012 7:00:28 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: abclily

Are we pretending on this site that we don’t remember why B-HO picked Biden for his VP?
= = === = = == = = = = = = =
INSURANCE POLICY

Who, with a lick of sense, is going to harm a hair on BOs head with Biden 1st in line, (Pelosi at the time) #2 etc...

I even understand the VRWC people DONATE a food tester and DR to make sure BO doesn’t get ill.

That is also why ‘they’ are reluctant to impeach.

WE, THE PEOPLE, are our ONLY salvation/answer.


19 posted on 08/18/2012 7:35:59 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: basil

Wasn’t there an incident where Joe’s son Beau Biden had Larry Sinclair arrested just as he (Larry) was about to give a press conference about his intimate relationship with B-HO? And Daddy Joe was the VP pick within a week?


20 posted on 08/18/2012 8:16:54 AM PDT by abclily
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To: abclily

They are such skanks that it’s hard to keep up with all of their shenanagans!

I’m ready for them to leave the public stage.


21 posted on 08/18/2012 8:28:48 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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