Skip to comments.Observation: Black Teens Thoughts on Herman Cain (Vanity)
Posted on 09/27/2011 7:11:12 PM PDT by no dems
I'm a certified Social Studies teacher in Texas. I teach in a Public School that is predominantly Black (70%) with 25% Hispanic and 5% White/Asian. Today, I went out on a limb and told them that there was a possibility that in 2012 there would be two Black men running for President: Barack Obama (Democrat) and Herman Cain (Republican). Most of the students were non-committal or non-interested. But, the ones who were interested and somewhat informed, SHOCKINGLY, are excited about Herman Cain.
Of the aforementioned, I would say, it was 50% Obama and 50% Cain. The Obama support was tepid at best. But, without fail, the students who like Cain were enthusiastic about him, saying: "Cain, Cain, Cain," and someone in almost every class said: "Obama has not helped people get jobs."
Kids reflect their parents politics. I still say, Herman Cain would not get the majority of the Black vote, but he would take more votes from Zero than anyone else. The dissatisfied Black voters could vote for Cain and not feel guilty because they voted against a brotha.
born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN
Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!
and besides isn’t Cain all black.... doesn’t Obama have a white mama? lol. Since some of those people only vote race...
Did you tell them that if they vote for Obama - he’ll give them pie.
If they vote for Cain - he’ll promise them PIZZA!
Couldn’t help but notice that Palin appeared on Greta, for more soft ball questioning, long enough to drop a little bomblit, referring to Herman Cain “with no offense BUT...” as the “flavor of the week”.
Soon to progress into a "nine, nine, nine" chant.
Possibly excited because now there is a real 100% black man in the running, and not a half-a$$ed 1.
I take it there’s supposed to be a joke in here but I’m not sure what it is. Even though Cain once was a pizza company executive who got the business back on its feet. Clue this old red neck in?
The only thing spooky about nine, nine, nine is what happens when you flip it over. I’m not sure if Cain thought about that.
I think all Americans like plain talkers like Cain. Obama plays to a black audience but can’t really pull off being one of them. Cain doesn’t make a distinction and doesn’t try to fake it.
Mayor Dave Bing in Detroit is a true democrat but he’s a similar sort of man as Cain in the sense that they don’t try to play to a strictly black audience. The people (aside from the unions) seem to like Bing despite the fact that he slaps them around with reality. They still cling to his blackness but let him say things that no white man dare say. The fact that he skipped the Obama union rally was quite telling.
“The only thing spooky about nine, nine, nine is what happens when you flip it over. Im not sure if Cain thought about that.”
even lower taxes!
A lot of people are unemployed. To get hired you must be well groomed, well educated and well spoken. You must have skills needed in the work place.
So much of this job talk is just that. Talk.
What age group?
Perhaps he has. I can see the bumper stickers now — “Cain 999; Obama 666.”
Also, “Cain is Able.”
It would be wonderful - even if we only got 30% of the black vote - or 20%. We might pick up a little of the Jewish vote too... If we ‘do what’s right’ long enough - we’ll win new friends over..
“So much of this job talk is just that. Talk. “
That’s why Obama was elected over stumbling McCain and why Bush couldn’t convince many people after the obvious threats to the US were long forgotten.
“”Cain, Cain, Cain,” and someone in almost every class said: “Obama has not helped people get jobs.” “
Yeah, well, I hope the teacher is informing them that it is not the job of the President to help them get jobs and that that is up to them. But, that the Pres. can make it difficult to get jobs by creating an environment where businesses can’t/don’t hire - or, as in the case of 0bama, deliberately and thoroughly wrecking the economy.
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