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Do black people support Barack Obama because he's black?
The Indian Express ^ | Sunday, October 14, 2012 | Agencies

Posted on 10/13/2012 11:28:46 PM PDT by Jyotishi

Edited on 10/14/2012 7:05:45 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the form of blind loyalty to President Barack Obama.

Are black people supporting Obama mainly because he's black? If race is just one factor in blacks' support of Obama, does that make them racist? Can blacks' support for Obama be compared with white voters who may favor his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, because he's white?


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: black; blackpresident; blackvote; obama; race; racism; romney; welfarestate; white

1 posted on 10/13/2012 11:28:49 PM PDT by Jyotishi
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To: Jyotishi

Do bears _________ the woods?


2 posted on 10/13/2012 11:31:50 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Jyotishi

3 posted on 10/13/2012 11:34:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Jyotishi
Do black people support Barack Obama because he's black?

Ya think?

4 posted on 10/13/2012 11:34:15 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Jyotishi

98.9% of voters in some districts “can’t be wrong”, er “racist”...


5 posted on 10/13/2012 11:38:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Jyotishi
Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans.

When I was in school in the early '70s, the Liberal teaching establishment was pushing the theme "Black is Beautiful." Students in school were pushed (by White educators) to be proud of themselves. Any White student that stood up to express pride in their White heritage was punished by the White Liberal teachers/administration.

Any "Black pride" that exists is due to White liberalism. Whites had to teach the Blacks how to respect themselves. But, it has evolved into a culture of dependency, relying on the White man to support them from cradle to grave.

6 posted on 10/13/2012 11:38:38 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: Jyotishi
Do black people support Barack Obama because he's black?


7 posted on 10/13/2012 11:43:37 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: a fool in paradise
Blacks are more racist than Whites

~ Larry Elder, "The Ten Things You Can't Say In America"

8 posted on 10/13/2012 11:45:00 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Jyotishi

“Do black people support Barack Obama because he’s black?”
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Well, of course they do, but that is not the primary reason.
They support anyone that advances a socialist/Marxist society.
They think their well being and survival comes only from government.
Obumbo’s blackness is just icing on the cake for them.

Ask yourself...How many blacks would vote for a conservative
black?


9 posted on 10/13/2012 11:46:51 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

10 posted on 10/13/2012 11:48:18 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

“Do black people support Barack Obama because he’s black?”
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Well, of course they do, but that is not the primary reason.
They support anyone that advances a socialist/Marxist society.
They think their well being and survival comes only from government.
Obumbo’s blackness is just icing on the cake for them.

Ask yourself...How many blacks would vote for a conservative
black?


11 posted on 10/13/2012 11:52:16 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

You make valid points. I do think that blacks first look at skin color and then anything else.


12 posted on 10/13/2012 11:57:46 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

Not at all. They support him because he’s a democrat. Period. If a black conservative had the nomination 90% of blacks would vote for the white liberal democrat over the black republican.


13 posted on 10/13/2012 11:58:44 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Jyotishi
Do black people support Barack Obama because he's black?

Yes. Next question.

14 posted on 10/13/2012 11:59:53 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: AlexW

Well, of course they do, but that is not the primary reason.
They support anyone that advances a socialist/Marxist society.
They think their well being and survival comes only from government.
Obumbo’s blackness is just icing on the cake for them.

Ask yourself...How many blacks would vote for a conservative
black?

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Exactly!


15 posted on 10/14/2012 12:00:29 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Jyotishi
Here's the explicit answer to the question:

http://hillbuzz.org/page/5 Scroll down to article 88, “Extreme Black Anger in Chicago at Oboma..”He ruined it for us. White people don't feel guilty no more and won't do stuff for us now.”

Read this article to its end...very interesting reading.

16 posted on 10/14/2012 12:05:22 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Jyotishi; Fred Nerks

Do black people support Barack Obama because he’s black?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Yes , for the most part, but the problem is, Obama is NOT black. He is of mixed Arabic, Caucasian and Black decent.
That makes Obama about 1/3 African at most but he is more likely 1/6 African. Obama is less black than Oprah Winfrey who is of mixed race.

If Black people support Obama because he is “black” they are getting a raw deal.

Buahahahahahahahaha!


17 posted on 10/14/2012 12:17:52 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Jyotishi
“Howard Stern contributors Sal and Richard travel to Harlem to interview Obama supporters and ask them why they are voting for Obama.

Stern and his crew ask denizens of Harlem various outrageous questions, including if they believe Obama will find and kill Osama bin Laden; [does it matter that] Romney is a Muslim [or that] Obama is a Mormon; if Obama made the right choice by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, and if he did it because he [Paul Ryan] is black. One interviewee was under the impression that 2008 Republican nominee John McCain [and Sarah Palin] are running [again] this time.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SeJbOU4nmHQ

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Below is a similarly funny Howard Stern Show interview from the 2008 campaign:

Sal Interviews Obama Supporters in Harlem
[F-word used occasionally]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5p3OB6roAg

18 posted on 10/14/2012 12:33:30 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: snarkytart
Not at all. They support him because he’s a democrat.

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"The Justice Department originally brought the case against four armed men who witnesses say derided voters with catcalls of "white devil" and "cracker" and told voters they should prepare to be "ruled by the black man." ..."

One poll watcher called police after he reportedly saw one of the men brandishing a nightstick to threaten voters.

As I walked up, they closed ranks, next to each other,” the witness told Fox News at the time. “So I walked directly in between them, went inside and found the poll watchers. They said they’d been here for about an hour. And they told us not to come outside because a black man is going to win this election no matter what.”

He said the man with a nightstick told him, “’We’re tired of white supremacy,’ and he starts tapping the nightstick in his hand. At which point I said, ‘OK, we’re not going to get in a fistfight right here,’ and I called the police.”...”

http://www.congress.org/congressorg/bio/userletter/?id=48778&letter_id=5485433306

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_110408/content/01125111.guest.html

19 posted on 10/14/2012 12:36:57 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Jyotishi
"Bo", the First Dog:

Arf!...I'm more black than he is

20 posted on 10/14/2012 1:15:44 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Jyotishi

There has been no more bizarrely racist group since nazi Germans, than US blacks. And Arabs.


21 posted on 10/14/2012 1:35:21 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Exactly,
What a very stupid question.


22 posted on 10/14/2012 3:25:15 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Jyotishi
Comparing black pride in Obama to white pride in Romney is a "false symmetry'' because of the history of black oppression, she says, and she asked for patience from America at large.

And I ax for the lazy, welfare queens that produce bastards for a living, smoke dope, and live off of my tax dollars, to pack up their illegitimate bastards and take them back to the village in africa from whence they came.

America ended it's slavery era 150 years ago at the cost of 500,000 white, black, yellow and brown lives and have moved every day to help all citizens the ability to pursue happiness.

Don't like it here, leave.

23 posted on 10/14/2012 4:11:09 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: Jyotishi
Do black people support Barack Obama because he's black?

Heck no, what gives you that idea?

24 posted on 10/14/2012 4:13:20 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Jyotishi

Does a rocking horse have a wooden ______?


25 posted on 10/14/2012 4:18:31 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: USS Alaska
America ended it's slavery era 150 years ago...

America ended it's race-based slavery over 150 years ago. It now chooses to enslave the highly productive earners to support the lazy. Not much difference other than it's harder to tell the slaves from the others just by looking at them.

26 posted on 10/14/2012 4:26:11 AM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: Jyotishi

“Is that racism? Not in Luckett’s mind. “It’s voting for someone who would understand your side of the coin a lot better.’’ “

This proves that most blacks are uneducated plantation lovers to begin with or they would know that their saviour grew up as privileged a person with NO knowledge or skin in the game of racism as someone who migrated here on the Mayflower.


27 posted on 10/14/2012 4:31:11 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Hardraade

“There has been no more bizarrely racist group since nazi Germans, than US blacks.”

AT least the US government would never endorse and support racism like Nazis...oh wait, see post 19 and the case dismissed.


28 posted on 10/14/2012 4:49:38 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: AlexW

Exatamundo! Politics (i e. Perceived self interest) trumps every thing, including race. The % that voted for Clinton isn’t much different than Obama.


29 posted on 10/14/2012 4:53:20 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: Jyotishi

Everytime I see postings about Obama’s “black experience” I think of the remark generally attributed to Mark Steinl; “The only cotton this guy ever picked was out from an asprin bottle”


30 posted on 10/14/2012 4:56:48 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great para/p)
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To: EveningStar

Hussein is America’s NUMBER ONE RACIST.


31 posted on 10/14/2012 5:13:07 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Was there really a Polish Pope?


32 posted on 10/14/2012 5:33:31 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Jyotishi

IMO, from the 2008 election, Wendell Gollar and Kelly Wright both of FOX and Colin Powell leaned toward his ‘blackness’ as opposed to his qualifications. Just saying.


33 posted on 10/14/2012 5:41:24 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Jyotishi

For decades, people with African roots have been indoctrinated by their presumptive ombudsmen the likes of Jesse Jackson and Sharpton that they will always be judged by the color of their skin.

They have heard that message since from childhood to adulthood, it is ingrained in their very psyche that if they fail at anything in life, it’s not their fault.

It’s skin color.

For those who begin to doubt that message or start to think independently, guilt will consume them as they look in the mirror in the morning.


34 posted on 10/14/2012 7:47:08 AM PDT by RetSignman (REMEMBER THE 2010 MOVEMENT)
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If race is just one factor in blacks’ support of Obama, does that make them racist?.

Yes but it’s ok for them to get away with it,see MSM.


35 posted on 10/14/2012 7:53:09 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Candor7

“...Looking at the Obamas, it’s like my father and my mother 43 years later. It was the same old rock star thing, and I think Barack is continuing what my father did with true consciousness, true ability, and a global view. Michelle and Barack epitomize what my father set the stage for—they epitomize global community organizing...

http://maxblumenthal.com/2008/11/my-interview-with-malcolm-xs-daughter-on-zawahri-obama/

There’s more Scots/Irish/Arab in his background than negro, and none of that skin-tone came out of Kenya during the sixties:

Meet The Parents....of alias Barack Obama. Black Sunni Muslim father and White Lebanese Christian mother -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A3bYdwSsr8&list=UUp5Mqb8hSKGI1hbk5ayzXXA&index=18&feature=plcp


36 posted on 10/14/2012 2:21:41 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Jyotishi
No, blacks support Obama because he's Black in Name Only (BINO) and he's a racist that hates whites and America as much as they do.
37 posted on 10/14/2012 2:59:33 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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