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CBC dislikes Jarrett´s message
The Hill [DC], by Mike Lillis

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/7/2014 10:50:23 AM

A feud between President Obama and black lawmakers over racial diversity among judges escalated Wednesday. Valerie Jarrett, the president’s closest adviser, met with Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members and refused to back down over controversial nominees despite a growing storm of criticism. Many CBC members say Obama hasn’t fought hard enough to fill the federal bench with the Democrats’ preferred picks, leaving some states with nominees who lack the ethnic diversity of the population they would oversee. In a closed-door meeting with a handful of CBC leaders, Jarrett brushed back the criticism, saying Obama had a “commitment to diversity” and an “outstanding” record

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/7/2014 11:07:56 AM     (No. 9723107)

The CBC espouses the doctrine suggested by Martin Luther King, Jr.
He wanted a day when his children would
be judged by the color of their skin, not the content of their character.
(what? He said the exact opposite? Are you sure? Really?)
never mind.

And, if President Barack has a commitment to diversity, why isn´t he pressuring the NFL and the NBA to hire more white players?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: STLstudent, 2/7/2014 11:11:42 AM     (No. 9723119)

Forget qualifications. What color is their skin? That´s the important factor.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/7/2014 11:12:41 AM     (No. 9723122)

I don´t think the CBC gets it.

This administration doesn´t care what you think. They have an agenda, and it´s not likely yours.

This administration is VERY liberal, which means they are in small minority of this country.
I don´t believe most Blacks and Hispanics are liberal. They may be Democrats but not liberal democrats.

The liberal Democrats tend to be in upper-income neighborhoods, have attended elite schools, and are mostly white.
By using the EPA and other gov´t agencies they are economically isolating themselves from the rest of the country - creating 2 Americas.
Every increase in the cost to heat, cool, transport(gasoline and oil)and feed people only hurts the poor and middle-class more, but in two ways. They pay for those things individually, but they also pay for those items in gov´t uses (schools, police vehicles, lunch programs).

So, are Democrats really looking out for the little guy?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/7/2014 11:18:09 AM     (No. 9723134)

Zippy and Valjar to the CBC - shut up and vote for our policies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Griller1, 2/7/2014 11:54:26 AM     (No. 9723197)

In this administration you have to be far left, preferably homosexual (Kagan and Sotomayor), and then maybe a minority. First things first.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/7/2014 1:34:32 PM     (No. 9723338)

Uhhhbama is NOT black.

Just like ValJar, he is a muslim.

The muslims were the initiators of the African slave trade and guess what Sharpton et al?

Muslims REALLY do not like you black folk.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 2/7/2014 3:26:26 PM     (No. 9723539)

Val Jar was probably the one who promised Sheila Jackson Lee that she could write the executive orders for Zippy.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/7/2014 3:45:20 PM     (No. 9723568)

Tsk, tsk, tsk...be very careful there CBC. ValJar has binders of blackmail info. on each and every one of you and she´s not afraid to use it. They don´t call her the Revenge Queen for nuttin´.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/7/2014 4:28:15 PM     (No. 9723630)

The CBC has no influence in the Senate where judges are confirmed. As a matter of fact neither does the GOP, but let´s move on..

Anyone Obama nominates is going to be confirmed.

In the House the CBC will continue to deliver 110% effort for whatever Obama wants no matter how he treats them.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/7/2014 9:46:58 PM     (No. 9723946)

Why does VJ even have a message ?

Why can´t anyone tell her to stand down ?

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