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The Election of a Black President
has Meant Nothing

Real Clear Politics, by Dennis Prager

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Posted By:zephyrgirl, 7/16/2013 4:53:15 PM

The greatest hope most Americans -- including Republicans -- had when Barack Obama was elected president was that the election of a black person as the country´s president would reduce, if not come close to eliminating, the racial tensions that have plagued America for generations. This has not happened. The election, and even the re-election, of a black man as president, in a country that is 87 percent non-black -- a first in human history -- has had no impact on what are called "racial tensions."

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Sad but true. Most of the racial animosity these days is directed towards whites.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lazyman, 7/16/2013 5:03:23 PM     (No. 9427174)

His Bros come first. That may be a problem.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: udanja99, 7/16/2013 5:04:11 PM     (No. 9427177)

It hasn´t had "no impact". It has had negative impact as zippy and his thug administration has gone out of its way to fan the flames of racial tension - and all in a power grab for themselves. They should burn in hell.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dixie, 7/16/2013 5:11:20 PM     (No. 9427199)

The election of someone like Allen West or Ben Carson WOULD make a difference.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 7/16/2013 5:12:38 PM     (No. 9427202)

Other than Bill Clinton, we haven´t had any black presidents. Obama is a Mulatto.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/16/2013 5:40:50 PM     (No. 9427270)

I agree 100% with poster two.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 7/16/2013 5:51:30 PM     (No. 9427302)

Obama has done nothing but divide the country. He wants to divide us. If we actually get along, Obama will not be able to push his Socialist agenda. He can no longer use racism to blame everything that goes wrong. He can no longer blame whites for everything he doesn´t blame Bush for. He would be a boat without a paddle if he did not use the Black community to his advantage.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bpl40, 7/16/2013 5:56:27 PM     (No. 9427311)

Au Contraire ...it has pushed race relations back by fifty years and driven the possibility of another President of sub-Saharan African descent next to zero.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: franq, 7/16/2013 6:01:44 PM     (No. 9427327)

Beat me to it #7, except it it au contraire, Pierre. The election of a mulatto pResident has meant the destruction of a lot of good things.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 7/16/2013 6:22:30 PM     (No. 9427369)

It has meant a ton of negatives, increasing daily. Obama don´t read cursive, or math, or Republicans, or the constitution. Just teleprompters. Wot an example for the yutes of our country.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/16/2013 6:27:07 PM     (No. 9427375)

Only idiots or liars had any hope like that. I was in fear of what was sure to follow any anti-Americian commie becoming President.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: busterman, 7/16/2013 6:54:34 PM     (No. 9427436)

Got some news for you: electing a woman as President will mean nothing either with the exception that white men will be targeted instead of just whites....or white hispanics.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 7/16/2013 7:06:58 PM     (No. 9427463)

#s 2 and 10, amen.

Following on #10, people voted for him in 2008 when there was plenty of information --accessible even to LoFos-- that he had a huge racial chip on his shoulder.

But then, they re-elected this man who has stirred up strife everywhere he goes, between ethnic groups, male and female, and the races all while overseeing (with satisfaction, it seems apparent) the degradation and impoverishment of the middle class.

There are many Black Americans who could have made a positive difference, but they are not from the Left.

Imagine Dr. Ben Carson as President!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: yuban, 7/16/2013 7:10:14 PM     (No. 9427467)

The white Negro has failed both his White heritage and his Black heritage.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/16/2013 7:12:37 PM     (No. 9427470)

I´d vote for the Republican (although I loathe the Party) regardless of race, but even a black conservative would receive such a pummeling from the media and the race pimp groups that he´d probably turn into Michael Steele. Risky. Very few have the balls of Clarence Thomas.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/16/2013 7:14:27 PM     (No. 9427471)

I think the election of "this" black president has meant something ... it will be a long time before another one is elected.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: saguni, 7/16/2013 7:50:46 PM     (No. 9427547)

"...it wouldn´t matter if half the Senate, half the House and half the governors were black.

I volunteer with a bunch of LIEberals, sometimes they are scary, if I weren´t such a bibliophile, I would quit just for my personal safety.

Last week, one said, "Zimmerman is guilty because he had a gun, I went to a Neighborhood Watch meeting in Oklahoma City and we were told not to carry a gun, even if we have a license, so he should be convicted of murder."

A few weeks ago, someone commented that "in California, whites will be in the minority in a few (I forget how many) years." Another replied, "I didn´t know there were that many blacks in California." I told them that nationwide blacks are about 13%, but in California Hispanics are almost one third of the population. The general consensus was that I was mistaken, (even though I lived in LA for two decades) because ´blacks are the largest minority, even if there are fewer of them in our neighborhood, that´s why they get Affirmative Action!´

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Reply 17 - Posted by: woodsman, 7/16/2013 9:37:58 PM     (No. 9427715)

That´s because there is too much profit and power in race baiting...just ask Al, Jessie, Eric and Barack

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