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Michelle Obama: Talk about race
POLITICO ^ | 5/16/14 | LUCY MCCALMONT

Posted on 05/16/2014 5:35:33 PM PDT by mdittmar

Marking the 60th anniversary of the historic Brown vs. Board of Education ruling, First Lady Michelle Obama said on Friday that racial and other prejudices still plague the nation and she called on young people to lead the way forward.

“This issue is so sensitive, it’s so complicated, so bound up with a painful history,” Obama told soon-to-be graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kansas—the city that was at the center of the Supreme Court’s decision. “No matter what you do, the point is to never be afraid to talk about these issues, particularly the issue of race, because even today, we still struggle to do that.”

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I don't struggle to do it,what race would you like to talk about?
1 posted on 05/16/2014 5:35:33 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

...and by “talk”, she means “shut up”.


2 posted on 05/16/2014 5:37:25 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: mdittmar
They want to talk.

But they won't listen.

3 posted on 05/16/2014 5:37:54 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Fegelein! Fegelein! Fegelein!)
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To: mdittmar

What does the ageist wookie have against old people talking about race?


4 posted on 05/16/2014 5:37:58 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: mdittmar

What does the ageist wookie have against old people talking about race?


5 posted on 05/16/2014 5:38:02 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: mdittmar

Fat, effin hippo-crit


6 posted on 05/16/2014 5:39:28 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: mdittmar

What a crock. Only certain races can talk about race without accusations of racism.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 5:39:35 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: chris37

Don’t know,met alot of people in my life,some are nice,some ae A**holes,the color of their skin was never an issue with me.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 5:42:23 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

Anyone here remember voting for this woman?


9 posted on 05/16/2014 5:43:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: mdittmar

Ask Mr. Sterling his opinion on the topic and get back to me.


10 posted on 05/16/2014 5:43:44 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: mdittmar

Ask Mr. Sterling his opinion on the topic and get back to me.


11 posted on 05/16/2014 5:43:45 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: mdittmar

Your skin is black.

Get over it.


12 posted on 05/16/2014 5:43:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: mdittmar

Not interested in talking about race. It’s so last century and not productive. Might be interested in talking about ideas though.


13 posted on 05/16/2014 5:43:48 PM PDT by goldi
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To: mdittmar
All people like Mrs. O ever do is talk about race. I never gave it a thought until race pimps and race baiters like her and her husband came along.
14 posted on 05/16/2014 5:44:32 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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I’ll talk about race. Stop blaming whitey for all your problems, Michelle. Some white ethnic groups throughout history had it worse than your ancestors. The difference is that we don’t bitch about the past and work our way out of it while you’re stuck in Sh-tcago’s west or south side. Get the hell over it and grow up.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 5:45:28 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The point is never to be afraid to talk about these issues..."


16 posted on 05/16/2014 5:45:39 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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That said, I respect the 20% of blacks or so who aren’t like Michelle Obama and that culture of entitlement.


17 posted on 05/16/2014 5:47:42 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Fightin Whitey
The point is never to be afraid to talk about these issues..."

...and if possible, hide a recording device on your person if possible. It may come in handy for blackmailing friends and relatives.
18 posted on 05/16/2014 5:49:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: mdittmar

P U K E


19 posted on 05/16/2014 5:49:54 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: mdittmar
She can sense that her time in the sun is over. This is her last ditch attempt to push race to the fore.

Race doesn't matter, but she is unwilling to admit the truth.

It is about performance...and she knows that without the issue of race, she would never have risen above lower management at Walmart.

20 posted on 05/16/2014 5:50:52 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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Hey Mooch,
Your entire administration and MSM do nothing but talk about race by calling me, and everyone else that opposes you, racists.


21 posted on 05/16/2014 5:51:16 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: mdittmar

painful history....came here in chains.... these trigger expressions indicate to me she really doesn’t want to have a conversation.

To have a conversation one must address the issues of black mob violence taught from the breast by those who feel they are owed a debt beyond the offering of a million lives, beyond the repatriation efforts that created Liberia and passports. Beyond the affirmative action eduction grants, the job preferences, the entitlement programs for food, housing, clothing, transportation, phones and tvs that take up 38% of all federal spending. How did peaceful slaves turn into knockout-game killers within 200 years? And what is the black community going to do about it? That is the conversation we should have but we won’t.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 5:55:55 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: mdittmar

Until she and her husband came on the scene, people weren’t preoccupied with race. Now it permeates into every black’s life....I wonder if they’re proud of themselves for digging up old grudges and making the younger black generation dwell on them and become as hateful toward the white race as they are? Guess it’s their sole goal. Well, besides destroying the United States that is.

One promise kept - TRANSPARENCY!


23 posted on 05/16/2014 5:56:33 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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Michelle, I have looked at the content of your character and it is uglier than you are.


24 posted on 05/16/2014 5:56:50 PM PDT by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: mdittmar

We don’t need to talk about race. Someones race is inconsequential

We need to talk about behavior

The negative behaviors that are excused as “Culture”

The negative behaviors that are celebrated as “Culture”

The behaviors that keep an entire group of people stifled under the belief that handouts are part of their “Culture”

“Culture” or “Race” should not be used to wash away being animals. Feral creatures. It is behavior and behavior is voluntary.

They need to just plain stop talking about “Race” and just start behaving as people, part of the greater wonder of the human experiment instead of trying to bring humans down to their level.


25 posted on 05/16/2014 5:59:01 PM PDT by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: mdittmar

Why don’t we talk about white hating, racist wookies? How should we punish them?


26 posted on 05/16/2014 6:01:29 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Just doing laps around the sun and shaking my head that progressives can believe what they do!)
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To: mdittmar

The White House has not seen such rancid racists dwelling there since Woodrow Wilson. Bob


27 posted on 05/16/2014 6:02:11 PM PDT by alstewartfan (Down the legions of years the invaders have taken this land And bent you to their will. Al Stewart)
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To: mdittmar

It’s hard to have a conversation when one side of the issue is off limits. Sorry, mooch - no sale.


28 posted on 05/16/2014 6:06:18 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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Obama’s sons.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wichita_Massacre

The Wichita Massacre, also known as The Wichita Horror,[1] was a murder/assault/rape/robbery spree perpetrated by brothers Reginald and Jonathan Carr against several people in the city of Wichita, Kansas in December 2000. The Carrs killed five people and a dog. A sixth victim, a woman known as HG, survived a gunshot wound to the head. The crimes shocked Wichitans, and purchases of guns, locks, and home security systems subsequently skyrocketed in the city.[2] The brothers were tried, convicted and sentenced to death in October 2002.


29 posted on 05/16/2014 6:06:33 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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Who let this dog off its leash? We haven’t heard from her in four years because of her vacation schedule. Now all the sudden she’s got a lot to say about everything.


30 posted on 05/16/2014 6:10:33 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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Keep beating the drum, Mooch.


31 posted on 05/16/2014 6:10:44 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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White on Black racism is very low...while Black on White is at an all time high as well as Black on Latino, Asian and LGBT. Latino Racism against Blacks is at an all time high. Asian racism against Blacks is also high. Whites just get the blame.


32 posted on 05/16/2014 6:11:39 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom

Channon Gail Christian, 21, and Hugh Christopher Newsom, Jr., 23, were a couple from Knoxville, Tennessee. They were raped, tortured, and murdered after being kidnapped the evening of January 6, 2007 when Christian's vehicle was carjacked.[1][2] Five people were arrested and charged in the case. The grand jury indicted four of the suspects on counts of capital murder, robbery, kidnapping, rape, and theft, while a fifth was indicted at the federal level.

They don't mention the races.

33 posted on 05/16/2014 6:12:10 PM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: mdittmar
“No matter what you do, the point is to never be afraid to talk about these issues, particularly the issue of race, because even today, we still struggle to do that.”


34 posted on 05/16/2014 6:13:53 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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35 posted on 05/16/2014 6:15:08 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: mdittmar

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a thousand schools of thought contend....


36 posted on 05/16/2014 6:15:34 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
No matter what you do, the point is to never be afraid to talk about these issues, particularly the issue of race, because even today, we still struggle to do that

So make sure that you can get a white person to talk about race.

We can then take his property, his money and soon, real soon, we'll be able to take their worthless lives. So make sure that you get white people to talk about race...
37 posted on 05/16/2014 6:20:31 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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Hey Michelle!

#Whitegirlbleedalot

#Knockoutgame

#50yearsofAffirmativeActionisEnough


38 posted on 05/16/2014 6:22:28 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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Don’t know,met alot of people in my life,some are nice,some ae A**holes,the color of their skin was never an issue with me.

Pretty much my experience, too.

39 posted on 05/16/2014 6:41:30 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: Delta Dawn

Don’t forget white privilege.


40 posted on 05/16/2014 6:42:44 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: ViLaLuz

We need to start talking about ‘culture’. I do not admire a culture where the males wear their pants half way down their a$$e$. Don’t care what color their skin is.


41 posted on 05/16/2014 6:45:15 PM PDT by abclily
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To: mdittmar

Not Likely...The Kentucky Derby!


42 posted on 05/16/2014 6:49:45 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: PistolPaknMama

Gotta love that hope and change.


43 posted on 05/16/2014 6:51:00 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade
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To: All

44 posted on 05/16/2014 6:57:17 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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he point is to never be afraid to talk about these issues

What exactly do you want to say?...Do we talk about how your kids wander the streets in gngs and attack innocent folk?
Do we talk about how your kids can’t read a book at grade level?

What the hell do you want to talk about?

STFU.


45 posted on 05/16/2014 7:06:19 PM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: Darren McCarty
That said, I respect the 20% of blacks or so who aren’t like Michelle Obama and that culture of entitlement.

Percent of black voters who voted for Brack Obama:

That is pure racism no matter how they try to spin it.


46 posted on 05/16/2014 7:11:23 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: mdittmar

FO MO


47 posted on 05/16/2014 7:12:31 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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“First Lady Michelle Obama said on Friday that racial and other prejudices still plague the nation”

Okay, okay, I admit it. I am bigoted against greentards and all other varieties of leftard. I just can’t help myself.

Stop me! Stop me before I discriminate again, in my thoughts and in my speech.

(Sob.)


48 posted on 05/16/2014 7:13:51 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Dallas59

“LGBT”

Woah, there, Dallas: LGBT is not a race, nor is it analogous to race, nor is it similar to race, nor should it be treated the same as race nor mentioned in the same sentence as race. Except, perhaps, to say something like I just said.

Discrimination against people whose same-sex attraction disorder is out of control is an absolute moral duty. Only through discrimination can the young be protected from them.


49 posted on 05/16/2014 7:18:43 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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50 posted on 05/16/2014 7:38:09 PM PDT by baddog 219
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