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Admit it, Racism is a factor in this election.

Posted on 09/17/2008 8:16:56 AM PDT by Eddiehaskell7

"From what I read, something like 90% of African Americans are voting for Senator Obama. If that isn't pure racism, nothing is."


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Let's all admit it. Racism is a factor in this election. It's not right and it shows we still have a long way to go.

From what I read, something like 90% of African Americans are voting for Senator Obama. If that isn't pure racism, nothing is.

Perhaps African Americans can rise above this someday and follow in the example of White Americans of whom the great majority vote on issues rather than race.

When that day comes, I will celebrate the end of racism in America. In the meantime, let's keep hope alive!

1 posted on 09/17/2008 8:16:57 AM PDT by Eddiehaskell7
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Racism is clearly a factor. I refuse to vote for that jive turkey honkey Obama.


2 posted on 09/17/2008 8:19:50 AM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, spaying and neutering the animals on the angry left)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

You clearly didn’t get the memo. Only whites can be racists and the only chance they have to redeem themselves is to vote for Obama while proclaiming that America is ready.


3 posted on 09/17/2008 8:20:23 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Let’s all admit it, vanities are killing FR.


4 posted on 09/17/2008 8:20:27 AM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Well, dunno about Racism, but certainly a bigoted idea.


5 posted on 09/17/2008 8:22:00 AM PDT by BGHater (Democracy is the road to socialism.)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

If racism is, sexism is. It’s baloney either way, supposedly the battle of those who dislike 10% of the population vs. those who dislike 50%.


6 posted on 09/17/2008 8:22:11 AM PDT by Kevmo (Obama Birth Certificate is a Forgery. http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/certifigate/index?tab=articles)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Sounds like the Democrat Chickens have come home to roost.


7 posted on 09/17/2008 8:23:07 AM PDT by Hoodat (Obama's only connection to the descendants of American Slaves is that his muslim ancestors sold them)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Of course it is. It has always been that since the day the black guy got in the race. If you are white and you do not vote for him, there is ONLY ONE REASON AND ONE REASON ONLY, he was black and you are a racists. Nothing else. Not that he is unfit and untrained and simply is an idiot in an empty suit. It is and always will be about race. After he loses to McCain-Palin, it will be the talk of the MSM, how racist America IS AND STILL IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE, racist against the black guy. Of course now, if a black conservative were running and won, he would be an uncle Tom, having given in to white America, and thus not a black brother.


8 posted on 09/17/2008 8:23:10 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (Obama's mama was a Seattle Marxist, trained him, thus he is a Marxist. A communist.)
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To: Straight Vermonter
Let’s all admit it, vanities are killing FR.

At least this one's in "Chat" where it belongs.
9 posted on 09/17/2008 8:24:05 AM PDT by WackySam (The Constitution is not an a la carte menu.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded
You clearly didn’t get the memo. Only whites Republicans can be racists

There. Fixed it for you.

10 posted on 09/17/2008 8:24:55 AM PDT by Hoodat (Obama's only connection to the descendants of American Slaves is that his muslim ancestors sold them)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

I bet it is closer to 95%


11 posted on 09/17/2008 8:27:03 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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It’s not about race. Its about background and integity. Obama has no experience doing anything useful other then stirring the pot!


12 posted on 09/17/2008 8:28:21 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama --- "Jihad is the only true Muslim way")
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To: Eddiehaskell7
I have seen some polls that indicate that Obama may NOT be getting as much of the Black vote that many may have anticipated. I believe in Florida, if you looked at the internals in some of the latest polls, Blacks only supported him by 85%, which to me is rather low considering the fact that most Democrat candidates in the past (all White), have gotten at least that much of the Black vote.

Could there be something of a backlash against Obama? Perhaps he is not "Black" enough (50%), or maybe that he wasn't raised in the typical "Black Experience". Not sure, but it will be interesting to see the final results.

13 posted on 09/17/2008 8:29:49 AM PDT by Paradox (Obama, the Audacity of Hype.)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

The figures against Hillary -— another liberal -— were 96% blacks voting for Obama.

It’s staggering racism.


14 posted on 09/17/2008 8:35:18 AM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Wish it was Palin/McCain)
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To: Eddiehaskell7
Let's all admit it. Racism is a factor in this election. It's not right and it shows we still have a long way to go.

A great deal of it has to do with black preaching. I was astounded to hear black pundits observe that Jeremiah Wright was not even considered a radical by most of Black America, that, in fact, the average black church is full of political diatribes against "rich white men." With a few notable exceptions, the black pulpit is keeping racism alive in America.
15 posted on 09/17/2008 8:35:50 AM PDT by farmer18th (Iraqi Nation Building GWB-Style: "No law that contradicts.. Islam may be established")
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Maybe so, but not with me. I would love to elect a Black American to the Presidency—and many are highly qualified—but not Obama.


16 posted on 09/17/2008 8:39:15 AM PDT by Savage Beast (If anyone can deal with a hostile climate and a pack of wolves it's the Governor of Alaska!)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Racism is a factor for many Obama supporters.
Age-ism is a factor for many McCain supporters.
Feminism is a factor for many Palin supporters.
Plagiarism is a factor for many Biden supporters.

:)


17 posted on 09/17/2008 8:39:41 AM PDT by Longdriver
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To: Eddiehaskell7

it’s higher than 90%

“what” folks are and identify “as” shapes their perspective always and usually in the end trumps everything

i have argued this here with moderate freepers since the day I joined 8 years ago


18 posted on 09/17/2008 8:41:53 AM PDT by wardaddy (I want to be David Duchovny's character on Californication for just one week)
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To: Hoodat

No see the Republicans scare/trick the minorities into voting for them they aren’t there because they believe in anything they are just fools/traitors. GOP is only for whites really all minorities belong to the Dems.


19 posted on 09/17/2008 8:42:24 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Affirmative action (aka affirmed racism) is the only way Hussein can hope to emerge as the victor. Race is the only card obama plays.


20 posted on 09/17/2008 8:43:23 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Hallmarks of Liberalism: Ingratitude and Envy))
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To: Eddiehaskell7
Martin Luther King Jr. would've voted for McCain because MLK Jr. was a lifelong Republican. Just thought I'd toss that in here.
21 posted on 09/17/2008 8:43:28 AM PDT by PeterFinn ("I will stand with the Muslims" - Baraq Hussein Obama p. 261 "Audacity of Hope")
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To: Eddiehaskell7
I have friend who is African American; I refer to his race because it is relevant to this discussion. He is one of the 10% that is supporting John McCain. His main reason is that McCain will make a better Commander in Chief. He says he also is skeptical of Obama, because he reminds them of the neighborhood activists(community organizers) where he grew up, who act like they're victims, instead of teaching people how to stand up as individuals. He said the flack he is getting from his family and some friends for supporting McCain is pretty bad. It's upsetting him, but he's not going to waiver. He's voting based on what he thinks is best for America. He put it this way: “When we vote we should vote as just Americans, not partial ones. When I'm in the voting booth, I'm 3 colors..Red White & Blue” The man is a true patriot.
22 posted on 09/17/2008 8:43:47 AM PDT by skully (Sarah Palin eats babies!!!!)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

That should go far with middle age white men and women! Ha!


23 posted on 09/17/2008 8:44:32 AM PDT by LYSandra
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To: Straight Vermonter

There’s nothing wrong with vanities in their place and this one was in the right place.


24 posted on 09/17/2008 8:44:41 AM PDT by PeterFinn ("I will stand with the Muslims" - Baraq Hussein Obama p. 261 "Audacity of Hope")
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To: Straight Vermonter
Let’s all admit it, vanities are killing FR.

A big ROTFLMAO, you got that right.....every time I see a header I think , "damn, what pundit wrote that??"

and instead it's usually just some obscure blogger or freeper or both musing...

but given the surge in enthusiasm it's ok I guess, keeps folks pumped up and at times is a source for making good catches like buckhead's famous rathergate snag.

i reckon JR and the PTB here figure a little more leeway in the this area right now is prudent....I bet FR's numbers and hits are swelling now too

25 posted on 09/17/2008 8:46:18 AM PDT by wardaddy (I want to be David Duchovny's character on Californication for just one week)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

Racism is a factor... but when you look at it, its mostly a wash.

Blacks will vote in large numbers for him, simply because he’s black. Certain whites will vote him simply because of “white guilt”, and certain others won’t vote for him no matter what because of the simple fact he is black.

In the end these 3 will balance each other out, but rather than blame their message, and a horrible candidate selection the press will blame white racists for Fauxbama’s loss. Why? Simple... Liberals can not handle the truth. When they are rejected on issues and principle, they have to spin it as faults in others, not faults in themselves.


26 posted on 09/17/2008 8:47:59 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Eddiehaskell7

I just can’t keep up with this stuff. Seems only a few months ago our local blacks were saying BO is not really black because he has a white momma and was raised white. Didn’t Jesse Jerkoff have something to say on this point?

It just befuddles me. Black, sort of black, bigots, the whole this is just distasteful. I guess its McCain.


27 posted on 09/17/2008 8:49:33 AM PDT by anton
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To: Eddiehaskell7
I think the word you're looking for is bigotry, not racism.

A bigot is a person who is intolerant of opinions, lifestyles, or identities differing from his or her own, and bigotry is the corresponding state of mind. Bigot is often used as a pejorative term against a person who is obstinately devoted to prejudices even when these views are challenged or proven to be false or not universally applicable or acceptable.

Racism is the belief that race accounts for differences in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others.

28 posted on 09/17/2008 8:50:19 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Eddiehaskell7

I have no objection to vanities, as long as they are marked as such. Would you mind adding (vanity) to the title the next time you post one, so I can decide if I want to read it or not?

Someone pointed out this is posted in chat, but I view replies, so I have no idea if it is ‘chat’ or an editorial.

And I agree with your point.


29 posted on 09/17/2008 8:59:32 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Mav & the Barracuda vs. Messiah and the Mouth)
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To: skully

I wonder if the polls of black voters are skewed by an intimidation factor. There may be a number of blacks that don’t buy Obama’s line but don’t want to fight their neighbors. A few percent? More?


30 posted on 09/17/2008 9:00:03 AM PDT by Poincare
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Sign me up!

(Heard somewhere else and repeated here)... I’m not voting for Obama because his skin is dark. I’m not voting for Obama because his soul is dark.


31 posted on 09/17/2008 9:04:46 AM PDT by IL1949
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To: Poincare
You might be on to something. My buddy that I referenced in my earlier post, has said that the flack he's been getting isn't from everybody. But it sounds like its enough to upset him. I also think he's upset because race is overriding issues, and it makes any real discussion impossible. But my buddy is no nonsense type of guy that will speak his mind. I wonder how many blacks that aren't as forthright as he is; will quietly vote for McCain, but say the voted for Obama to avoid confrontation among their peers. I figure such numbers will be small, less then 5%. Dems tend to get about 85% of the black vote anyway. So how much of this is actually racism as opposed to party loyalty.
32 posted on 09/17/2008 11:21:18 AM PDT by skully (Sarah Palin eats babies!!!!)
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To: Eddiehaskell7
Racism is a factor in this election

Racism is a factor in every election.

Black Americans who don't know what Everett McKinley Dirksen did for them vote for Democrats

Black Americans who don't heed Thomas Sowell’s wise observations vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who ignore Bill Cosby’s sage advice vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who view the accomplishments of Clarence Thomas, Condoleezza Rice, and Morgan Freeman with contempt while admiring Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Louis Farrakhan, and other problem profiteers vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who support a United States Senator for President with virtually no senatorial accomplishments vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who never got rich voting for Democrats vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who voted Democrat for fifty years and blames their woes on Republicans vote for Democrats.

Black Americans who believe they are equal but accept the Democrat’s insistence that they are not equal vote for Democrats.

33 posted on 09/17/2008 12:32:42 PM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, Trust few, and always paddle your own canoe)
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That depends on your vote for mccain is based on his skin color, then I could see your rational that black people are supporting Obama because of their skin color.

To me its run-of-the-mill black people supporting a democrat. Most times, and I’ve checked the record, black people generally don’t care what color skin the democrat has, just as long as the person is a democrat.

Bill and Hillary are not black. Gore isn’t last time I checked. Neither is John Kerry. They all took the lions share of the black vote and I bet you didn’t create a thread to reference Bill, Hillary, Al or John’s skin color.

I think you are creating this for attention.


34 posted on 09/17/2008 11:48:05 PM PDT by MrVegas
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