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Obama is vulnerable
Modern Conservative ^ | July 03, 2008

Posted on 07/05/2008 3:26:13 PM PDT by thinkingIsPresuppositional

Obama is vulnerable

Obama—who is portrayed as this pseudo-messianic, unstoppable juggernaut—is more vulnerable in November than is generally held. Many of you know several of the reasons.

Here are three more (actually, make it four):

The black thing.

NO, not the fact that he is black. There are very few people who will vote against him solely for genetic reasons involving skin color. But if this starts to become a thing where Obama's candidacy becomes a vessel for racial animus, black resentment, and a feeling of separatism, that will be a serious problem for Obama.

The vast majority of white Americans are not racist. Republicans, white Republicans, would turn out in droves to vote for Michael Steele or Ken Blackwell, for example. White Democrats are going to turn out for Obama.

But Americans, in spite of the left's efforts to balkanize us, still intuitively understand the American ideal: That America is a land of many peoples, but we are one America. We are a collection of individuals, not a collection of groups.

Americans rightly feel bad for our racist past (though it's Democrats who really should, since they're the ones who kept it alive for so long). However, Americans in 2008 are not going to be impressed if Obama's candidacy starts creating a climate of hostility and resentment. This is not 1960. Problems remain, and people know that, but they're not going to be impressed if some giant, angry, separatist thing develops in 2008.

Enter the National Anthem controversy in Denver.

Singer Opts for 'Black National Anthem' Over 'Star-Spangled Banner'

A jazz singer shocked some Denver residents after replacing the words to the national anthem...

(Excerpt) Read more at modernconservative.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: experience; flipflop; obama; rezko

1 posted on 07/05/2008 3:26:13 PM PDT by thinkingIsPresuppositional
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional
Obama is vulnerable

He's ugly and his baby mama dresses him funny too.

2 posted on 07/05/2008 3:27:41 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin '36 Olympics for murdering regimes Beijing '08)
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional
Obama is vulnerable

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And sensitive!

3 posted on 07/05/2008 3:30:18 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional
He is vulnerable. We just have to get the word out about the truth regarding this charlatan, liar, militant anti-American and marxist.

BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA - CHANGE YOU CAN COUNT ON, BUT DON'T WANT

THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA


NOBAMA '08 SIGHTED IN IDAHO, JULY 2008

4 posted on 07/05/2008 3:32:05 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional

Personally, my white guilt turned into white resentment about ten years ago. I’m pretty edgy nowadays.


5 posted on 07/05/2008 3:32:25 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: A_perfect_lady

Reminds me of the joke, the punch line of which, “... Jesse Helms! See ya Monday!”


6 posted on 07/05/2008 3:34:50 PM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional; All

When Rene Marie is asked to sing the “National Anthem” at the City of Denver “State of the City” Address and to everyone’s surprise, and chagrin, she sings the “Black Natonal Anthem”, that does NOT make white and Hispanic Americans comfortable about electing B. Hussein Obama to the Presidency of the United States.

I heard it said numerous times: “Is that going to become our National Anthem if Obama gets elected”? We know better than that, but this sort of stuff does not help his campaign or race relations in America.

Somebody give me some feedback please.


7 posted on 07/05/2008 3:43:27 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: A_perfect_lady

And you multiply YOUR white resentement with millions of others of like sentiments and add all those millions of blacks with THEIR black resentments,you have a very toxic stew brewing in this country.


8 posted on 07/05/2008 3:48:28 PM PDT by Riverman94610
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To: no dems

To paraphrase Napoleon Bonaparte “Don’t interfere when your enemy is making mistakes.”


9 posted on 07/05/2008 4:07:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin '36 Olympics for murdering regimes Beijing '08)
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional
There are very few people who will vote against him solely for genetic reasons involving skin color

yeah...that's the ticket.
10 posted on 07/05/2008 4:24:16 PM PDT by stylin19a
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To: no dems
Somebody give me some feedback

I'd never heard of it (Black National Anthem). Youtube it and just let my blood boil. I would have been shouting my head off if I'd been there.

There's a good chance it will become the 'unofficial' anthem if BO is elected. I would expect it to show up early on in a lot of black churches and maybe MLK celebrations.

I think if it's pushed, the mood could get ugly. You might want to consider what might happen if BO isn't elected. If he defaults to beating the race drum late in a failing campaign, the hoopla over the loss will be more than the democrat angst after the 2000 'selection'. Watts comes to mind.

11 posted on 07/05/2008 4:34:41 PM PDT by tbpiper (NObama '08 - Unfit in any color)
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To: thinkingIsPresuppositional

I am tired of listening of O’Bama trying to talk his way out of one thing after another.


12 posted on 07/05/2008 4:36:23 PM PDT by RightWhale (I will veto each and every beer)
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To: tbpiper

That’s not the black anthem that Obama knew.


13 posted on 07/05/2008 4:42:13 PM PDT by GOPyouth (Happy 4th!)
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To: GOPyouth
That’s not the black anthem that Obama knew.

I'm pretty sure he doesn't really know the 'white' one either.

14 posted on 07/05/2008 4:44:55 PM PDT by tbpiper (NObama '08 - Unfit in any color)
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To: tbpiper; Riverman94610
Up in post eight, Riverman wrote: ... you multiply YOUR white resentement with millions of others of like sentiments and add all those millions of blacks with THEIR black resentments,you have a very toxic stew brewing in this country.

And tbpiper wrote: ...the mood could get ugly. You might want to consider what might happen if BO isn't elected. If he defaults to beating the race drum late in a failing campaign, the hoopla over the loss will be more than the democrat angst after the 2000 'selection'. Watts comes to mind.

Worth contemplating: that ugly, victi-crat, entitlement-suckled race divide festering within the Democrat party (and that's really where it is located) will hurt Democrats. IF OBAMA WON, he would be weak and divisive. Blacks who chose to respond by boycotting the Democrat party -- would lose elections to Republicans.

I'm not nearly so scared of Obama as most folks. In that, I think the article is right on. Hey, remember -- this blind panic fear response set the tone for Republican primary candidates that could "beat Hillary" because Hillary "had this thing sewn up." That assumption was based on blind fear and proved to be illusion. Obama's "popularity" is also illusion.

You watch. Democrats are going to elect McCain.

The most ironic thing is that the conservative pundits I admire most -- the ones who put it on the line with regard to conservative values and priorities -- are disproportionately Dark of Hue. Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, Larry Elder (and Larry Elder's father, a very wise and principled individual) -- three out of a scant half-dozen of "conservative" pundits I regard as carrying MY VOICE for the most part with regard to what conservatism is, are black.

Conservatism is about respect and responsibility. That's all there is to it.

15 posted on 07/05/2008 6:11:22 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

Good post.
My theory is that if Obama is elected he will get the most heat from OTHER BLACKS,who will castigate him for being an Uncle Tom and giving way too many appointments to whites,Jews and Latinos.
He must be very cautious not to appear”too black”.Unlike the guilt ridden Clinton Gang,he will not go hog wild with the affirmative action program because a great uncle used the N word at a Thanksgiving dinner back in 1963.


16 posted on 07/05/2008 6:16:15 PM PDT by Riverman94610
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To: tbpiper; Riverman94610
Up in post eight, Riverman wrote: ... you multiply YOUR white resentement with millions of others of like sentiments and add all those millions of blacks with THEIR black resentments,you have a very toxic stew brewing in this country.

And tbpiper wrote: ...the mood could get ugly. You might want to consider what might happen if BO isn't elected. If he defaults to beating the race drum late in a failing campaign, the hoopla over the loss will be more than the democrat angst after the 2000 'selection'. Watts comes to mind.

Worth contemplating: that ugly, victi-crat, entitlement-suckled race divide festering within the Democrat party (and that's really where it is located) will hurt Democrats. IF OBAMA WON, he would be weak and divisive. Blacks who chose to respond by boycotting the Democrat party -- would lose elections to Republicans.

I'm not nearly so scared of Obama as most folks. In that, I think the article is right on. Hey, remember -- this blind-panic-fear response set the tone for Republican primary candidates that could "beat Hillary" because Hillary "had this thing sewn up." That assumption was based on blind fear, proved to be illusion, and netted the poorest Republican candidate imaginiable. Obama's "popularity" is also illusion. Will Republicans somehow repeat the same goof and respond with blind panic and fear?

You watch. Democrats are going to elect McCain.

The most ironic thing is that the conservative pundits I admire most -- the ones who put it on the line with regard to conservative values and priorities -- are disproportionately Dusky Hued. Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, Larry Elder (and Larry Elder's father, a very wise and principled individual) -- three out of a scant half-dozen of "conservative" pundits I regard as carrying MY VOICE for the most part with regard to what conservatism is, are black.

Conservatism is about respect and responsibility, and the only way to achieve that with balance is to reduce government intrusion. That's all there is to it.

17 posted on 07/05/2008 6:16:36 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

DISREGARD POST 17 ... I drifted!


18 posted on 07/05/2008 6:17:48 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

I think you’re on to something.


19 posted on 07/05/2008 6:36:38 PM PDT by Palladin (Obama --the black Pee Wee Herman.)
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To: TigersEye

Some adjectives to describe Obama:
sleazy
arrogant
narcissistic
indecisive
wishy-washy
racist
untruthful/dishonest
opportunist
socialist
Marxist
disloyal
unpatriotic
grasping
obnoxious
preening
accusing
judgmental
unknowledgable
incompetent
untested
deaf and dumb (well, OK, he did sit in his church for 20 years and claims he never heard Wright say racist things or expletives.)


20 posted on 07/05/2008 6:49:18 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: tbpiper
It's straight from the Black Liberationist's Creed - and quoted on the home page of the obaminations's 20-year church -

." We are an African people, and remain "true to our native land," the mother continent, "

The line "true to our native land" is the last line of the song she sang - it refers to AFRICA!

The intend to get reparations - and I say we give it to them,.,,and each envelope contains a ticket "home"

21 posted on 07/05/2008 7:10:22 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (No trees were killed in sending this message but a large number of electrons were terrible agitated)
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To: Finny
been there, done that!


22 posted on 07/05/2008 7:13:17 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (No trees were killed in sending this message but a large number of electrons were terrible agitated)
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To: no dems

I agree.
Things like this are happening more and more.
Take the ‘Obama or Die’ shouts and shirts at the BET awards.
This is becoming devisive.


23 posted on 07/05/2008 7:22:32 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: Gumdrop

Add Muslim to your list:
The evidence against that sob is overwhelming:
http://theobamafile.com/ObamaIslam.htm


24 posted on 07/05/2008 7:25:35 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: tbpiper

Oh, I expect it.


25 posted on 07/05/2008 7:54:16 PM PDT by no dems (B. Hussein is an Obamanation)
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To: Finny

Darned good post!


26 posted on 07/05/2008 8:13:33 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin '36 Olympics for murdering regimes Beijing '08)
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To: Gumdrop

Well...there’s that too. ;^)


27 posted on 07/05/2008 8:15:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin '36 Olympics for murdering regimes Beijing '08)
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