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Obama: No ‘authentic’ way to be black
The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Justin Sink

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 7/21/2014 2:14:43 PM

The notion that black men need to act, dress or speak in a certain way to be “authentic” is something that "has to go," President Obama said Monday at an event promoting his initiative to aid young men of color. "The notion that there’s some authentic way of being black, that if you’re going to be black you have to act a certain way and wear a certain kind of clothes, … that has to go, because there are a whole bunch of different ways for African-American men to be authentic," Obama said. "You don’t have to act a certain

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What 0bama said is actually a good message for these kids, but if he really cared about "persons of color" he would do something about the generation upon generation of fatherless kids his party´s created via the welfare state and government dependency which is the actual cause for their poor performance in society.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/21/2014 2:17:46 PM     (No. 9934048)

0bama knows about as much as what it´s like to be black as he does about being an American.
Zero.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vastrightwingconspirator, 7/21/2014 2:23:22 PM     (No. 9934057)

Yeah, like Obama and the race hustlers will ever allow them to get off the "democrat plantation".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: yo-yo, 7/21/2014 2:26:46 PM     (No. 9934063)

Well, other than being shackled to the Dimocrat party plantation, there´s no way to be an authentic black.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rama41, 7/21/2014 2:27:21 PM     (No. 9934066)

Good message, but it´s something he should have been saying regularly for the past six years.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/21/2014 2:29:13 PM     (No. 9934067)

Obama should wear his pants around his knees, in sympathy with his blackness.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 7/21/2014 2:30:32 PM     (No. 9934069)

Unless you´re Conservative. Then you´re not an ´authentic´ black.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 7/21/2014 2:30:47 PM     (No. 9934070)

How would he know, he´s a mulatto.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 7/21/2014 2:30:54 PM     (No. 9934071)

Unless you are a black conservative like Clarence Thomas, in which case liberals are free to continue to call you an "Uncle Tom."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 7/21/2014 2:34:22 PM     (No. 9934077)

So how did Obama respond when Harry Reid referred to Clarence Thomas and the rest of the majority in the Hobby Lobby case as "five white men"?

Cue to sound of crickets chirping.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/21/2014 2:39:25 PM     (No. 9934083)

Talk is cheap unless it comes from the first grifters. Really, what does this man know about being black in America ? Living in the bubble and enjoying it.

How many ways can he further divide Americans ? Not one word from him about fatherless families or black on white crime.

Put a sock in it Zippy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 7/21/2014 2:50:19 PM     (No. 9934091)

He said "Michelle knows how to talk proper." She said "I didn´t know how to cook healthy."
Maybe someone needs to teach them both that adverbs end in ´ly´. Then just recently there´s ´me and Joe go out for shakes all the time´.

Most everyone here can add a ´bunch´ of other ´stuff´ to these few examples.

What we need are ´authentic´ Americans and we all know what that means even if he doesn´t.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/21/2014 3:00:43 PM     (No. 9934101)

The bros down in South Central aren´t going to be too impressed with this coming from the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/21/2014 3:06:56 PM     (No. 9934109)

Mostly a good message, rather late in the game.

And don´t they disclose things about themselves in curious ways...?

"It can be rough where Michelle grew up, but she’ll talk proper when she needs to," Obama said. "You also don’t want to get on her wrong side because she can translate that into a different vernacular."

!!!!!

And this:

The president said he grew up in "a pretty forgiving environment," unlike some young men today.

The "forgiving environment" was provided by a working white grandmother who supported Barry and his flaky grandfather. And he went on to mock her white attitude for his own political benefit.

He makes me sick.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/21/2014 3:17:27 PM     (No. 9934122)

The lying one should practice what he is preaching instead of acting authentically like one. He and his anti-Americian party needs to stop calling anyone that doesn´t agree with his illegal ways an Uncle Tom.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/21/2014 3:20:41 PM     (No. 9934126)

One thing you can do is to stand in front of the mirror and learn to talk black. It worked for Obama.

Here he is, in rare form, speaking to a black audience in 2007. He´s doing his best Reverend Wright impersonation...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofbUK85bnwY

I´m surprised the video still exists.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Penney, 7/21/2014 3:44:20 PM     (No. 9934162)

0bama and the current statist dem pol gang have hidden Lady Liberty´s blindfold away in a lock box! ...No good can come from this fragmentation of the American people!

dem pols have no shame

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/21/2014 3:51:13 PM     (No. 9934174)

He left out the part "except that you have to think like all other black people."

Why hasn´t he spoke out when conservative blacks are called race traitors or Uncle Toms?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: pinger, 7/21/2014 3:55:42 PM     (No. 9934182)

He said "I wasn’t going to end up shot. I wasn’t going to end up in jail." Considering how many millions of enemies he´s made and the misery his policies and decisions have caused for so many people, both here and in nations around the world...and the fact that rarely a day goes by where he doesn´t ignore some written law....


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Reply 19 - Posted by: scottc, 7/21/2014 4:11:38 PM     (No. 9934203)

#15...that´s the first thing I thought of when I read the article. Good post.

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