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Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
CNN ^ | 12-05-2013 | By Faith Karimi

Posted on 12/05/2013 2:11:15 PM PST by Red Badger

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To: Red Badger

Mandela was as evil as Ian Smith. Both of them were racists but Mandela got better press. What burns me up is the hypocrisy. Black is not always good and white is not always bad. Men are men. Some good and some bad. My point is Mandela was no saint but our political class whether out of fear or ignorance will allow this man to go down in history as a hero. He was just as destructive as apartheid.


51 posted on 12/05/2013 2:27:22 PM PST by mort56
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To: Dallas59

0mama now making it about him. Drink!


52 posted on 12/05/2013 2:27:40 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: clintonh8r
Of course. And I'm sure Obama will make another campaign speech at the funeral.

Taking bets on how many times he uses a first person pronoun in his eulogy.

53 posted on 12/05/2013 2:28:24 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Red Badger

Just in time for another Obamacare distraction.


54 posted on 12/05/2013 2:28:31 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Red Badger

Obozo just said that Mandela made South Africa better. By that logic an arsonist makes the homes he sets on fire better.


55 posted on 12/05/2013 2:29:12 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: clintonh8r

Strange that Mr. Obama had Mandela’s buddy Gaddafi whacked.

“WE came, WE saw, HE DIED!!!” - Sec. of State Hillay Clinton on the war crime torture, abuse, and murder of a POW named Momar Gaddafi.


56 posted on 12/05/2013 2:29:24 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: EEGator

Photo on right: Now you know where all the old clothes people give to charity end up.


57 posted on 12/05/2013 2:29:27 PM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: tumblindice
yep hes a goner.....

hes hanging out with michelle jackson




58 posted on 12/05/2013 2:30:03 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: Dallas59

Those SA folks certainly put a new spin on what it meant to be “tired” of somebody. What wicked bastardy, which Mandela could have called for a stop to and never did. At best cowardly, at worst complicit.


59 posted on 12/05/2013 2:30:25 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

My attitude towards Mandela correlates somewhat with the present state of South Africa...which is deplorable. Of course, most of the world looks at Mandela as some kind of a hero. He “freed” the black s.a.s from the Boers. The sad truth is that most black south Africans are quite unable to live a civilized, western kind of life. To say different is to deny the facts. The best thing that could have happened is the white South Africans have their own country separate from the blacks.


60 posted on 12/05/2013 2:30:37 PM PST by driftless2
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To: Red Badger
May he get a necktie for Christmas.
He sure gave out quite a few.
61 posted on 12/05/2013 2:30:51 PM PST by DeaconRed (Fast & Furious, IRS, Benghazi, Many more. When will it end? Not soon enough.)
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To: Red Badger

“Read the comments. They are going to be very interesting. The mods at CNN.com will be very busy for awhile”

The mods here won’t have it any easier. I can’t wait for the next 20 pages or so of the standard “[i]the blacks[/i] didn’t know how good they had it under apartheid” nonsense, that kicks around on FR whenever Mandela makes it into the news.


62 posted on 12/05/2013 2:31:09 PM PST by Blackyce (French President Jacques Chirac: "As far as I'm concerned, war alwaysmeans failure.")
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; sickoflibs; NFHale; AuH2ORepublican; Perdogg; Clintonfatigued; ...

Well said! 100% accurate.

I bet the Mandela movie that’s out now will win multiple Oscars...sort of like the Oscars that fagfest “Milk” won (and screwed Clint on ‘Gran Tornino’). Watch. The leftists deify their idols and Mandela was one of theirs.


63 posted on 12/05/2013 2:32:29 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (You're a very weird person, Yossarian.)
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To: a fool in paradise


An American president with a commie terrorist.

64 posted on 12/05/2013 2:33:56 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: Red Badger

Well, darn...


65 posted on 12/05/2013 2:34:56 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Impy
I don’t want to be crass but the man was a terrorist and commie who did more harm to the future of his people than any racist Boer ever did.

The whips and chains of the Boers (well, the Jim Crowish regime) never did the black people as much harm as their pity parties. It's well for any people (we too... this is not a race specific thing) to note that they are needy people; it's wrong to take the idea that anyone but God can effectively do something to help it.

66 posted on 12/05/2013 2:35:09 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Oliviaforever

Any prominent Republican or conservative who doesn’t show up at the funeral will be branded a racist. Obviously.


67 posted on 12/05/2013 2:36:07 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Blackyce

ANC Communist.


68 posted on 12/05/2013 2:36:45 PM PST by rbmillerjr (Ted Cruz...2016-24 ...A New Conservative Era)
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To: GOPsterinMA

ESPN (for some reason they have British guys on) is talking about the bastard right now in glowing terms. Disgusting.

Most Americans have no idea who this much celebrated piece of crap really was.


69 posted on 12/05/2013 2:37:05 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Blackyce

Conservatives are more nuanced than that, Yce.

They note that to jump from apartheid to black supremacy was to jump out of the frying pan into the fire. From bad to worse. Mandela could have been gracious and turned the glory to God... which would have been a segue to racial harmony... but did not. He was selfish and wanted idolization.


70 posted on 12/05/2013 2:38:09 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: tumblindice

I simply do not care. Sorry.


71 posted on 12/05/2013 2:38:31 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Impy

Yep...

I’ll be watching DVR’d stuff tonight and tomorrow I see.


72 posted on 12/05/2013 2:39:24 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (You're a very weird person, Yossarian.)
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To: PLMerite

My favorite are the incorrect sports team shirts, i.e. Buffalo Bills Super Bowl Champions.


73 posted on 12/05/2013 2:39:44 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Red Badger

“Freeeeeeeeee.....Nelson Mandela.....”


74 posted on 12/05/2013 2:40:16 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: clintonh8r

Obama will send Biden to the funeral and invite the entire GOP leadership to ride along on Air Force II.


75 posted on 12/05/2013 2:40:39 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: refermech

Question would be: Why did he turn to terrorism against innocent civilians? Was involved in blowing up a night club that killed 23 men and women.


76 posted on 12/05/2013 2:41:44 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Oliviaforever

Two “Black” presidents in one picture.


77 posted on 12/05/2013 2:42:12 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: Old Sarge

I’m happy today!


78 posted on 12/05/2013 2:42:28 PM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Another dead communist...whatever.


79 posted on 12/05/2013 2:43:00 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Red Badger

Peace out....


80 posted on 12/05/2013 2:43:17 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Red Badger
SA armory.
81 posted on 12/05/2013 2:43:51 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: mort56
Yes Mandela was evil

a lot of whites still getting genocided in South Africa

82 posted on 12/05/2013 2:43:53 PM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Impy

When you’re stuck in the box of what mere man to glorify, your options for being sensible get cut off.


83 posted on 12/05/2013 2:44:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Tzimisce
He was a loud and proud Marxist with a thug/gangster for a wife.

Are we still talking about Mandela? Or did you switch to Barry?
84 posted on 12/05/2013 2:44:50 PM PST by Old Yeller (America: Under Iranian hostage since Jan. 20, 2008.)
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To: Red Badger

From the CNN commenters “If I had a father, he would have looked like Mandela.” - BHO

If he had a father. LOL


85 posted on 12/05/2013 2:45:44 PM PST by TheConservativeParty
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To: Oliviaforever
2 socialists on a date on the dating game?


86 posted on 12/05/2013 2:46:00 PM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Red Badger
"We lost another Ghandi..."

Ye gads...

87 posted on 12/05/2013 2:46:03 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Oliviaforever

You must be kidding. This is photo op that The Usurper cannot afford to pass up. He’ll probably be asked to speak!


88 posted on 12/05/2013 2:46:12 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Oliviaforever
An American president with a commie terrorist.

He was South Africa's President, not ours.

And he did get along pretty well with the US, all things considered.


89 posted on 12/05/2013 2:47:26 PM PST by x
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To: Red Badger

It’s a little unseemly that an American President got to the microphone faster for Mandela than he did for his own Lybian Ambassador.

Amb. Stevens was unavailable for comment.


90 posted on 12/05/2013 2:49:25 PM PST by ProfoundMan (Time to finish the Reagan Revolution!)
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To: x

That’s more George Bush being gracious, than Mr. Mandela.


91 posted on 12/05/2013 2:51:16 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger
father of modern South Africa

By their fruits ye shall know them.

How many Nelson Mandela schools/streets/community organiz... centers will now be named [in the US] in his honor? Is there an app for that?

92 posted on 12/05/2013 2:51:38 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: a fool in paradise
30 Bishop Tutu came to not like the man. ...

Bishop Tutu has been mighty vocal against whites in SA for several years since his retirement. This does not seem to jive with your statement.

93 posted on 12/05/2013 2:52:17 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: MacNaughton

I think Bishop Tutu hates everybody, period.


94 posted on 12/05/2013 2:52:41 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: MacNaughton

Not all white-haters are united, if that’s what you are trying to get at... they have their own thangs.


95 posted on 12/05/2013 2:53:28 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

Marx, Lenin and Stalin have a new card partner.


96 posted on 12/05/2013 2:54:12 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Ezekiel
Is there an app for that?

Dunno, type "Nelson Mandela" into Google Maps? Anyhow, he's just one sign of modern folly.

97 posted on 12/05/2013 2:54:47 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: ProfoundMan
It’s a little unseemly that an American President got to the microphone faster for Mandela than he did for his own Lybian Ambassador.

Bump!

98 posted on 12/05/2013 2:55:10 PM PST by Ben Hecks
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To: billyboy15

Well, they are now in control of their crap place.

So, there’s pride....


99 posted on 12/05/2013 2:55:48 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Red Badger

I’m very much afraid that South African whites will discover that Mandela was all that kept the lid on wholesale race wars and expropriation. The mines and farms will be first. Zimbabwe here we come.


100 posted on 12/05/2013 2:55:58 PM PST by JimSEA
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