National Black Chamber of Commerce President Harry C. Alford blasted President Barack Obama today on the Andrea Tantaros Show. Alford says that he supported Obama’s election 2008, but now says that Obama “made a fool out of me.” Alford says that many Americans, including prominent citizens like radio host Tom Joyner, explicitly voted for Obama because he is black. Alford says that he joined in and voted for Obama to be the first black president, but now recognizes electing Obama was a huge mistake. He slammed Obama for continually campaigning rather than leading, and for failing
Comments: Where was he before the last election? The article doesn´t state whether he voted for him last time. 0bama doesn´t care what he thinks. He won. He wants to finish the destruction he started in his first term.
I have swung both ways on these useful idiots. I respect the courage to public admit one´s error. But its a little stinkin late now, dum dum. Thanks for thinking that skin color was more important than character, philosophy, honesty, theology - not counting experience. You had better shout this from the mountaintop - because we have nearly four more years with Obama as president! Thanks for nothing.
They wanted a black President and anyone would do. How hard can the job be? I think they know now. It will take generations to dial back the damage this one man has done to our country. Alford can explain this to his grandchildren.
I get a kick out of the brothers saying they voted black as a qualifying trait for any seat. There are black goofs too just as in any racial group. Now he´s surprised the bro might not be qualified, but he probably still voted for him.
“Oh, he’s got some plans he won’t dare discuss. He wants to take it some place where we’ve never been before, and it’s some place where we shouldn’t go. He is scary,” Alford answered...To make America not as great as it once was,” Alford responded. “That all countries should be equal, and everyone should get along, and stop thinking that European socialists is a bad system. We should be like them. We should be like France, as it’s approaching a 75% rate for taxation for wealthy. It’s crazy.”
Yes, it is "crazy". People have been saying that O is not quite right in the head since they first found out about him. With each passing month and interminable year, we discover we are right. Crazy may be the perfect word because it sure isn´t simply a matter of inexperience. Look at his advisors, the people who surround him -- they are all Marxist radicals or like Carney, dupes.
Mitt Romney looks awfully good about now. Glad some black Americans are coming out from under their blinders.
NOW he says it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Where the Devil was he when it counted? And as far as voting for a President simply because he is Black, what an absolutely horrendous admission!!!!! But, obviously, a truthful one....I only wish all those white liberals, Chris Matthews and Brian Williams included, would admit they voted for a totally inexperienced man with virtually no qualifications and some really shady friends simply because it made THEM feel good about THEMSELVES!!!!!
A man who organizes his life around color can´t be too smart. He´s not a business man he is a black business man. He can´t run a chamber of commerce it has to be a black chamber of commerce. It only stands to reason he would vote for a president based on his skin color.
sooooooooooo harry you really didnt pay much attention to obozo´s behavior did you.....thought you were special...lollol....he only wanted your vote...if he would insult a sup court andte a cngressman and sit him on the front row and then publically dis him...what makes you think yorue any different...skin color only matters to him as a vote he can count on...THE JOKE IS ON YOU..and now it is the rest of the country paying for your ignorance.............
The National BLACK Chamber of Commerce promotes special set-asides and special privileges for blacks at the expense of other Americans. If Mr. Alford, the advocate for special advantages for blacks, is complaining now, it is just because Obama has not provided enough special treatment for black businesses to suit him, just a bunch of Obamaphones for the lofos. Where are the tax credits just for being black? Where are the reparations? I guess Mr. Alford couldn´t bring himself to lie about being a farmer to feed at the Pigford trough.
My suspicion is that the reason he opposes socialism has less to do with a real commitment to capitalism and more to do with a fear that his black privilege might disappear into the great collective. When Mr. Alford leaves the BLACK Chamber of Commerce and joins the real Chamber of Commerce, I will take him and his complaints more seriously.
Most black folks were so proud to elect the first "black" (sic) President. Even though he´s lied and pandered to them time and time again, they remain proud. If they only knew... It looks like Mr. Alford has seen the light but, sadly, too late.
Mr. A. probably didn´t get any attention from the black brother, felt he was owed something, didn´t get it. Now, he only has a whine at his disposal. Harry my boy, who cares about your pain, look what thou hath wrought. Obviously your thought process was just skin deep.
Something to remember here folks. This guy at least has the guts to admit he was wrong. Where are the same statements for Condi Rice and Colin Powell? They have in the past pretty much intimated they voted for Obama because of his color.
It takes guts in this society to admit to a mistake. Isn´t that what we are about here, taking ownership and responsibility for actions?
# 22 brings up a good point about the Natl Black Chamber of Commerce with their special set asides, etc. I would like just one conservative radio/talk show host/ess to ask one of these black voters (I now regret my vote for Obama) why they are really upset? Is it because Obama has not done enough for you and your group because of skin color? That he is treating you and your group no better than the (white) nat´l Chamber of Commerce? Just what is your motive for complaining about him now?
Harry C. Alford should be praised for the courage it took for a black leader to stand up and say he was wrong about Obama and now realizes that he made a mistake. He will assuredly be criticized by the black community and the left. My hat is off to him. My only criticism is that he and others like him did not stand up and speak before the election. We are now stuck with the "Petulant Child in Chief" for four more years.
Harry´s been a race hustler for years but was a HERO ON THS SITE in 2009 when he attacked Barbara Boxer as a racist for questions she asked during a congressional hearing...Republicans seldom do their homework, just go with the Flava of the moment who sounds good...or they attack the one´s who have been consistently Republican like #27´s slur on Condi...
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Old Army Vet, 3/5/2013 9:38:45 AM (No. 9209116)
Zippy has most of the black folks fooled. They voted for him because he is black, not because of any qualifications that he had because he had none. He is a disbarred lawyer, that´s all. What does a community organizer do anyway. Not much.
We have had presidents for whom the public had far lesser expectations than it had for Obama. These presidents surprised all by rising to the task(s).
I think that many white and some black voters expected Obama to rise to the office. Most voters do not investigate the background of a candidate as well as Ldotters do, making up their minds at the polls.
They were sorely disappointed and just now are realizing how badly.
Color aside, obama´s obvious insanity has been diagnosed by several professionals. Where is Congress on the impeachment proceedings for his demonstrated non-fitness to hold this office?
If Congress does not soon act, we will have to borrow a tactic from the psycho himself and go around Congess to do what needs to be done if we want to save this country. If you think we are on the edge now, just wait until the full madness of obamacare kicks in. A fragile economy will break like a dry twig.
Sorry, it sounds too much like he´s complaining his phone calls aren´t being returned. Mr. Alford voted for Obammy once to show he is a racist and voted for him again to prove he´s a fool. Once you invite the devil into your house, it´s hard to tell him to leave!
So now some blacks and some reporters are becoming offended enough to start "getting it." Just like we always tried to tell them, starting way back in 07-08...Very late to the party, but hey, welcome aboard, and please bring all of your friends with ya!
Black Americans voted for what they think is a black man and therefore the 1st black president. Sorry, he has 50% black genes and 50% white genes which does not make him black. He is according to my dictionary a "mulatto", n.(1) A person having one white and one Negro parent. (2) A person having some white and some Negro blood.
In other words we have not yet elected the first "BLACK PRESIDENT"
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