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What If Obama Loses?
Newsweek ^ | 27 September 2008 | Allison Samuels

Posted on 10/06/2008 8:32:39 PM PDT by Terrence DoGood

Racism, naturally, plays a part in the conversation. "I've never forgotten that he is a smart, articulate black man with a smart, articulate black wife," says Linda Wright, 34, a nurse's assistant from Houston."You think white people were just going to turn over the keys to the most important job in the land without a fight?" The overriding feeling is apprehension, a vague fear of losing something people thought was theirs to keep. "My kids love Obama and they think it's so obvious he should be the president," says actor D. L. Hughley. "I was just honest in saying life isn't always fair and certainly isn't always fair for African-Americans. But Obama has overcome so many obstacles, it's easy to forget reality."

There's not a lot of anger—yet—but you can start to sense the potential for it. "I'm going to be mad, real mad, if he doesn't win," says Daetwon Fisher, 21, a construction worker from Long Beach, Calif. "Because for him to come this far and lose will be just shady and a slap in black people's faces. I know there is already talk about protests and stuff if he loses, and I'm down for that."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bloat; brownshirts; daetwon; extortion; obama; racism; threats
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To: Crazieman

“Summary: We’re all racists if Obama loses.”

They can play that game but it will blow up in their face because if they say that is why Obama lost........

Only democrats and independants will be the racists.

Republicans are voting for the republican as expected.


51 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:15 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares
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To: Gasshog
hurting the local merchants.

I don't think the Koreans will take it lightly.
52 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:17 PM PDT by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: EyeGuy
“I’ve never forgotten that he is a smart, articulate black man

Uhh.. uhh.....umm..... uhhh.... uhhh...uhhhhh.....ummmm... uhhhh...uhhh.... articulate, uhhh.... ummm.... uhhhhh....

53 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:27 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I will stand with the Muslims ~B Hussein Obomunist ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Verito Possumus~Verified Sleeper!)
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To: Terrence DoGood
Geraldine Ferraro was correct:

THE ONLY REASON B.O. IS ON THE BALLOT IS HIS RACE!
54 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:29 PM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: Terrence DoGood
"I'm going to be mad, real mad, if he doesn't win,"  "Because for him to come this far and lose will be just shady and a slap in black people's faces. I know there is already talk about protests and stuff if he loses, and I'm down for that."

So it is about race with them. I am supposed to vote for 0bama just because he is black and they are 'owed' 

 

55 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:45 PM PDT by valkyry1 (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: Terrence DoGood

What if Obama loses?

It means America has won.


56 posted on 10/06/2008 8:50:46 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Terrence DoGood

I can’t call you a “crook” because of your black skin, but you can call me a “racist” because of my white?

F**k you.

Suffering isn’t exclusive to any one race. Neither is prejudice. In fact, whites have faced prejudice in the US. We’re looking at it right now in this article.

What if Obama loses? You’re going to call me a “racist” - you’ve already done that. You’re going to riot in the streets? Wouldn’t you be reinforcing the violent black criminal stereotype? And you’d call me a “racist” and demand that I be silenced for pointing out such a thing?


57 posted on 10/06/2008 8:51:12 PM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: Crazieman
Summary: We’re all racists if Obama loses.

But in reality it will be the tolerant libs who are shown to be racists. A conservative wouldn't vote for him if he was whiter than Johnny Winter.
58 posted on 10/06/2008 8:53:00 PM PDT by itsamelman (Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh. - - Al Swearengen)
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To: therut

where I live the black cows may riot against the others...naw.


59 posted on 10/06/2008 8:53:35 PM PDT by Gasshog (eyes open, mouth too - tough!)
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To: Terrence DoGood

If this interview is on the up and up...it is the biggest shame that they are voting based on the the color of his skin rather than the content of his character and another shame that they might have even looked at his character and have been hoodwinked into thinking “it’s just great”.


60 posted on 10/06/2008 8:54:39 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Terrence DoGood
"I'm going to be mad, real mad, if he doesn't win"

TRANSLATION: We get the Liberal Messiah crowned King or there will be a race war.

I quadruple dog dare this idiot, and his ilk, to try. Now I have an extra reason to vote for McCain-Palin.

61 posted on 10/06/2008 8:55:16 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: valkyry1

Well, “protests” might be one thing to happen. But “protests” and “stuff”???? What is the “stuff”????

Why is it ok, or understandable to some, to have rioting after an event such as the Rodney King verdict, where some black felt our justice system failed?

Why was there no rioting by white folks after the OJ verdict, in which many similarly felt that our justice system failed?


62 posted on 10/06/2008 8:55:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: wendy1946

“If he loses we tell people it was because of his big ears....”

So Ross Perot and Dumbo will then storm through the cities?


63 posted on 10/06/2008 8:55:31 PM PDT by Harris ((optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: babyfreep

There are tons of stories out there like this and those that say the ONLY reason one would not vote for Obama is racism.


64 posted on 10/06/2008 8:56:18 PM PDT by Terrence DoGood
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To: Terrence DoGood

I was in NYC this weekend and there were these painted trucks parked on the streets that said “Imagine loving your President...Vote Obama”.


65 posted on 10/06/2008 8:57:00 PM PDT by crymeariver (Good news...in a way)
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To: Gasshog

True...sorta. But in lumping them all together, as the press is bound to do, the press elevates the scum that commits these crimes in plain view up to and above the level of the quiet people in those same places who respect the law and end up being the real victims. The people who tell the rioters to stop are ignored, while the thugs who are filmed throwing cinderblocks at people and property and made into heroes one to two months later.


66 posted on 10/06/2008 8:57:14 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: CitizenUSA
>"I’d rather have that than the socialist “paradise” Obama intends to create."

Hey it's done wonders for the Cuban low power rice cooker industry!!!! And the astronomers in NKo. have the most unlightpoluted view of the nighttime sky!!


67 posted on 10/06/2008 8:57:22 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I will stand with the Muslims ~B Hussein Obomunist ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Verito Possumus~Verified Sleeper!)
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To: Porterville

Uh, they won’t be rioting here in Dallas. Well, Oak Cliff maybe but who cares, it is a crappy part of town anyway!


68 posted on 10/06/2008 8:57:46 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies. Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes.)
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To: curling
How about sending me a black man like Thomas Sowell? I'll vote for him in a minute, but not because of identity politics. Heck, send me Margaret Thatcher. Same dealeo.
69 posted on 10/06/2008 8:58:14 PM PDT by ashtanga
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To: Gasshog

LOL!!!!


70 posted on 10/06/2008 8:59:18 PM PDT by therut
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To: curling

Agree 110%!!!

If those jackasses riot, should Obama lose, send in the National Guard and spank ‘em down quickly!

No sympathy for that kind of garbage...

Kinda like the OJ trial, back in the mid-90’s, when a MURDERER was found “NOT GUILTY”, and there were shots of black folks dancing in the streets and hootin’ and hollerin’ and praisin’ Jesus, in churches... What a wonderful site that really helped racial relations, in this country!

The election has squat to do with RACE and EVERYTHING to do with letting a VERY liberal, un-qualified, inexperienced, JUNIOR Senator gaining control of this nation...


71 posted on 10/06/2008 8:59:23 PM PDT by youshouldknowthetruth (http://mccainpalinvictory08.blogspot.com/)
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To: Terrence DoGood
My kids love Obama and they think it's so obvious he should be the president," says actor D. L. Hughley. "I was just honest in saying life isn't always fair and certainly isn't always fair for African-Americans.

You didn't see to do too bad.

72 posted on 10/06/2008 9:00:37 PM PDT by TheCipher
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To: gop4lyf

I have been saying that all along. Sad, but true.


73 posted on 10/06/2008 9:00:44 PM PDT by ozaukeemom (Nuke the ACLU and their snivel rights)
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To: svcw
I fear that obama’s failure will bring riots that we haven't ever seen before. Let's remember that the Islamic death cults are also looking for a reason to kill burn and rape. Together they can explode on the American society and cause major damage in all of the large northern cities.
There is the possibility that it would take months for the major conflict and violence to come to a halt.
This is a very real and plausible.
74 posted on 10/06/2008 9:01:16 PM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: St. Louis Conservative

From your lips to G-d’s ear!


75 posted on 10/06/2008 9:01:20 PM PDT by April Lexington (I'm voting for McCain in 2008 and Jefferson Davis in 2012)
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To: Terrence DoGood

Well, I’m not surprised.

I would like to point out that the L.A. riots (a la Rodney King) indeed began in Long Beach, where this fine, young construction worker was interviewed. I remember it like yesterday, because I attended a landscaping show at the Long Beach Convention Center that very day, and we left early to high-tail it back to San Diego. What a coincidence!


76 posted on 10/06/2008 9:02:18 PM PDT by SoCalConservative
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To: Terrence DoGood; Liberty Valance
I picked up another 75 round drum for the AK and enough reloading components to last for a couple years.

Oh, I'm stocking up on pizza stuff too. I wonder if they make pizza MREs.

77 posted on 10/06/2008 9:02:53 PM PDT by Brucifer ("The dog ate my copy of the Constitution." G W Bush)
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To: Terrence DoGood
If he wins, BLOAT for all of the Chicago goon squads he'll bring with him to the White House. Daley, Axelrod, Emmanuel, Rostenkowski, Resko, Ayers, Dohn, Plouffe, Pritzker.

If he loses, I'm out in the sticks, but with an Ann Arbor mailing address, I'm more about concerned about the white trust fund babies rioting than I am about the blacks in Willow Run going after me when the rich folk are in nearby Canton or Ann Arbor itself. I'll be carrying my .357 that day just to be safe, and at home I have a 12 gauge and a few other defense mechanisms.

78 posted on 10/06/2008 9:03:30 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (The Detroit Lions suck)
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To: Terrence DoGood

Racism won’t be the problem... Radical Islam will!!!


79 posted on 10/06/2008 9:03:47 PM PDT by pollywog (I will lift mine eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help. My help comes from the Lord...Ps 121)
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To: Repeal 16-17

the “race war” will only last until the shops are cleaned out of DVD players and boomboxes, etc.


80 posted on 10/06/2008 9:03:58 PM PDT by Gasshog (eyes open, mouth too - tough!)
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To: Terrence DoGood
There's not a lot of anger—yet—but you can start to sense the potential for it. "I'm going to be mad, real mad, if he doesn't win," says Daetwon Fisher, 21, a construction worker from Long Beach, Calif. "Because for him to come this far and lose will be just shady and a slap in black people's faces. I know there is already talk about protests and stuff if he loses, and I'm down for that."

Let's grow up a bit here. Did the Viet Cong riot when Kerry lost?

81 posted on 10/06/2008 9:04:23 PM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swiftboating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I remember those riots … sat on my porch with a shotgun in my lap (at 19). Still own that old shotgun, and will sit on my porch with that same gun in hand (and several others) waiting the possible onslaught of rioting yuts.


82 posted on 10/06/2008 9:04:26 PM PDT by doc1019 (Obama IS running against Palin)
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To: Terrence DoGood
"What If Obama Loses?"

For starters, I'll treat all the in-laws to Thanksgiving dinner!

83 posted on 10/06/2008 9:05:20 PM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: Safrguns
“...Just a thought...

Interesting. We've been worried about porous borders. They just recruited from within. Didn't even need sneaker shoe bombs!

84 posted on 10/06/2008 9:06:38 PM PDT by April Lexington (I'm voting for McCain in 2008 and Jefferson Davis in 2012)
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To: Terrence DoGood
Shes going to be mad, real mad, if he doesnt win... but its because Obama is black. Every one of them is talking from a black standpoint. They are the ones who are racists or disillusioned.

Spread the word. One bright day we will have a black president but he or she will be a conservative

No matter how the liberal media keep trying to frame it, it is not an election about skin color. It is an election about capitalism and socialism. If Obama has a color it is the red of the USSR flag. Its the red, not the black, that drives conservatives nuts. We have over $10 Trillion in debt, and we're not gonna take it anymore. Obama and his tax and spend, class warfare, race warfare, politics of division must be defeated.

McCain/Palin need to address this racial issue. They need to speak to black voters about this. A specific TV ad, etc. It will not win any measure of votes, but this notion that there is any racism must be put to rest.

Look at John and Cindy as a family.... they adopted outside their own nationality and outside their color. Cindy has spent weeks in 3rd world countries working to bring medical care to people of color in rough terrain and horrible conditions. Check out Cindy in a flight suit!! As a former aircrew, that one really got me. Cindy has somehow fallen into the shadows, but she is a real class act. Anyway, this racial thing is stupid and must be dealt with asap.

85 posted on 10/06/2008 9:07:35 PM PDT by 1-Eagle (Yeah that Ayers guy just lives down the street. I dont know why I launched my run for Senate there.)
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To: Wonderama Mama

It’s amazing how much hate there is among blacks for whites. They have carried this down in their so-called Christian churches. It’s very scary, but will make them look very, very bad if they riot.


86 posted on 10/06/2008 9:08:22 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: leprechaun9

I guess hell just froze over because I find myself in agreement with Bill Clinton when he said the Obama campaign “played the race card” on him in after the South Carolina primary. Ferraro got the same treatment.

This is offensive on all levels and should have people fired-up to vote McCain/Palin. When you look at that election map it shows that people in “fly-over” country will have the last word on who wins this election.


87 posted on 10/06/2008 9:09:42 PM PDT by Terrence DoGood
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To: April Lexington

I think they’ve been working on this one since way before the first Gulf war.
Lets not forget that their ultimate goal is expansion first... then explosions.


88 posted on 10/06/2008 9:14:54 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: therut

Since when do American children in Missouri say the pledge if aligance to Obama?

They deleted God and America and put in Barack Obama instead. Just like in

Hitler’s Germany when Hitler ran for ‘president’.

Our the brown shirts coming?


89 posted on 10/06/2008 9:14:54 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING IN AMERICA WH)
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To: therut

Since when do American children in Missouri say the pledge if aligance to Obama?

They deleted God and America and put in Barack Obama instead. Just like in

Hitler’s Germany when Hitler ran for ‘president’.

Our the brown shirts coming?


90 posted on 10/06/2008 9:14:57 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING IN AMERICA WH)
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To: RobinOfKingston
close only counts...in horseshoes and hand grenades.

To which list I would add "the odd mortar round and nuclear warfare"!

Regards,
GtG

91 posted on 10/06/2008 9:16:26 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: gop4lyf

I hope they don’t riot here in Dallas. What if they send throngs of the south Dallas crowd up north to our neighborhoods?


92 posted on 10/06/2008 9:16:51 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Terrence DoGood
"I've never forgotten that he is a smart, articulate black man. . . ."

How do you know that isn't his white half?

93 posted on 10/06/2008 9:17:45 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Halfblack Obama.)
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To: odin2008

And don’t forget the Black Liberation Theology/Movement has been going full swing since the 70’s. And consider that one of the Community Organizing duties was agitation training in the schools.


94 posted on 10/06/2008 9:19:12 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: Terrence DoGood
After a few e-mails back and forth, my cousin's son (who works for Obama in the NW) wrote me....’in an Obama Presidency, white people are going down’. I should mention that he's white.
95 posted on 10/06/2008 9:19:32 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Terrence DoGood

Obama loses? There’s no question about the result. Back to 1968 but magnified many times over. Dead people. Businesses and houses in flames. Drive-by shootings all over the place.


96 posted on 10/06/2008 9:20:09 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: Harry Wurzbach

LOL. Ah, yes. This is all about us white folk doing what we can to keep the black folk down. Psssst...he’s half white.

^^^
The only color I worry about that I see in Obama is commie red.


97 posted on 10/06/2008 9:21:23 PM PDT by Bigg Red (ABC = All Barack Cheerleaders)
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To: Terrence DoGood
Racism

LOL! I didn't get beyond the first sentence.

Do the libs understand that even as they try to set up this guilt situation--"If you let Obama lose, you're saying this country is racist"--that it only irks voters who don't like being called racist because they, in fact, have risen above racism and will vote against Obama for any number of legitimate reasons--like inexperience, the truncheon they're bashing Palin with?

98 posted on 10/06/2008 9:21:32 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Sen. McCain: Attack, attack, attack.)
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To: Brucifer

LOL! I love the way you pick a thread and thanks for the ping by the way. You english prof/infantry soldier/music critic guys keep us all on our toes. Thank you for your service Brucifer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNpVvDXktQY&feature=related
sierra hull & carl berggren playing roanoke


99 posted on 10/06/2008 9:21:54 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: autumnraine

Doc Holiday: “I have two guns, one for each of you.”


100 posted on 10/06/2008 9:22:02 PM PDT by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch (My new favorite quote "You can't organize clutter.")
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