Skip to comments.Obama racial legacy: Pride, promise, regret — and deep rift [barf]
Posted on 01/04/2017 5:31:54 PM PST by Olog-hai
He entered the White House a living symbol, breaking a color line that stood for 220 years.
Barack Obama took office, and race immediately became a focal point in a way that was unprecedented in American history. No matter his accomplishments, he seemed destined to be remembered foremost as the first black man to lead the worlds most powerful nation.
But eight years later, Obamas racial legacy is as complicated as the president himself. [ ]
Perhaps most strikingly, the presidents successor, Donald Trump, is seen by many as the antithesis of a colorblind society, a one-time leader of the birther movement that spread the falsehood that Obama was born in Africa. Trumps strong reliance on white voters was in sharp contrast to the multiracial coalition that gave Obama his two victories.
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Token is more accurate than symbol. And he has remained so.
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I dare not say much. Communism is not about race. It is about sitting on your ass while others work for you. Like obamacare. It is not fair that you do not do community service while other risk life and fortune to make a living. You should rise at 6 a.m. - Eat cereal, purchased from your food card and then report to civic duty. There you will pick up trash or file papers properly until noon when you get 30 minutes to eat your jelly sandwich ) bought on your food card) . There after you will properly toil until the 5PM whistle after which time you will obtain 1 days welfare and 1 day of healthcare. Perfectly fair for those that work!!
>>No matter his accomplishments, he seemed destined to be remembered foremost as the first black man to lead the worlds most powerful nation.<<
That WAS his only accomplishment.
CHECK THIS OUT
“antithesis of a colorblind society”
What a crock! Bammy, The great divider.
I think America is de-evolving. Between people on cellphone walking out in front of cars without even lookin up to see if a car is coming, Europe letting the enemy in, people voting for the most corrupt politician we have EVER seen, implying Bammy was color blind.
We are hosed.
Does this idjit lock his house or car. If he does, he’s Hitler!! (Their logic, not mine.)
Sounds good to me.
What did they use to say, “he is a credit to his race”
Birtherism is the greatest Alinsky ever perpetrated.
They have gotten the American people to reject one of the most valuable safeguards bequeathed to us by the founders.
The natural born citizen clause served us well until we ignored it.
Barry Soetoro/Barack Hussein Obama should be proof enough of the wisdom of the founders when they tried to prevent him from being President by requiring someone who could only be a US citizen and nothing else.
Born here of citizen parents.
Naturally a US citizen because there is no other possibility.
One cannot be anything else and also be a natural born citizen.
It does not matter if he was born in Hawaii if his father was a foreign national.
Children of foreign nationals inherit the nationality of their foreign national parent(s).
Natural born citizen means born here of citizen parents.
No other possible citizenship(s).
Only when one cannot be anything else can one be a natural born citizen.
No foreign birth.
No foreign parent(s)
No foreign citizenship(s)
No foreign influence on the Presidency is what John Jay stated in a letter to George Washington as the reason for insisting on a natural born citizen.
Obama told us he was born a British subject.
Who believes Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Jay, Monroe, Madison, etc. would have found him to be a natural born citizen?
Who believes they would have thought the recently deceased King of Thailand was eligible to be President?
He was born in Cambridge MA.
Usurpation Day, January 20, 2009, happened with the complete cooperation of both parties.
They want the Constitution changed without the hassle of amending the Constitution.
Confuse people about the clear meaning of a three word phrase and voila, every anchor baby and Winston Churchill is eligible.
The bench was the reason the GOP went along with the fig leaf resolution for McCain that was used by the Democrats as cover for Obama.
Jindal, Rubio, Haley, George P. Bush and Cruz were all up and comers and the future of the party and ineligible.
The truth of the Kenyanesian Usurpation will never see the light of day because both parties cooperated in the violation of the Constitution
Given that the late Bhumibol Adulyadej took on a title of nobility, that is one way to eliminate eligibility; aside from the citizenship matters.
“Perhaps most strikingly, the presidents successor, Donald Trump, is seen by many as the antithesis of a colorblind society, a one-time leader of the birther movement that spread the falsehood that Obama was born in Africa.”
Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review, was born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii. The son of an American anthropologist and a Kenyan finance minister, he attended Columbia University and worked as a financial journalist and editor for Business International Corporation. He served as project coordinator in Harlem for the New York Public Interest Research Group, and was Executive Director of the Developing Communities Project in Chicagos South Side. His commitment to social and racial issues will be evident in his first book, Journeys in Black and White.
The booklet, which is thirty-six pages long, is printed in blue ink (and, on the cover, silver/grey ink), using offset lithography. It purports to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Acton & Dystel, which was founded in 1976.”
THAT DIDN’T COME FROM DONALD TRUMP. THAT CAME FROM HIS OWN BOOK.
He entered the White House a living symbol, breaking a color line that stood for 220 years.HOLY HYPERBOLIC HURL, BATMAN!
He accomplished several of the Communist goals to tear down this nation.
His was a destructive legacy.
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