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Should Obama Do More on
Ferguson and Other Racial Issues?

NBC News, by Perry Bacon, Jr.

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/17/2014 4:37:53 AM

Criticisms of President Barack Obama’s approach to race relations are unlikely to fade in the wake of his comments about the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Some black activists say Obama’s response to this and similar situations show that he is too reluctant to address directly issues of race. As he did in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing and George Zimmerman’s subsequent acquittal, Obama played the role of unifier in his speech at Martha’s Vineyard, condemning the police actions in Ferguson but also urging blacks not to respond with violence. He called for

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I don´t see or hear him speaking out on what is happening to young blacks in Chicago, do you?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/17/2014 5:35:24 AM     (No. 9968762)

Obama´s approah to any issue is to rhow each side a bone andhope it´s good enough.To be an effective president to have to lay things out in uncertain terms.Obama likes to stick his nose in any pop culture event but on serious things he´s AWOL.Obama´s happy to allow his supporters think he´s Christian when half the country doesn´t know what religion he is.

From his public policy standpoint,he´s a lot more pro-Islam than anything.He´s cut Israel off from weapons,pretending it´s just a new procedure he´s trying out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BillW., 8/17/2014 6:03:54 AM     (No. 9968766)

No thanks, sport. Don´t do us any more favors!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wetenschapper, 8/17/2014 6:14:34 AM     (No. 9968776)

The one thing he could do to ameliorate racial unrest would be to shut the heck up. I don´t think he´s going to do that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/17/2014 6:17:48 AM     (No. 9968779)

Racial-arsonist-in-Chief.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: provide, 8/17/2014 7:39:11 AM     (No. 9968833)

When he gets back from vacation, he´ll call a Ripple Summit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/17/2014 7:58:21 AM     (No. 9968849)

It´s difficult to imagine what more he could do to further the cause.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: frede, 8/17/2014 8:40:00 AM     (No. 9968899)

Send all the discontents back to Africa, so they can catch Ebola. Those that do not want to, can shut up and behave. There is no need to have a bunch of children who do not have a known father, or one in jail.

How about a little personal responsibility?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/17/2014 8:48:47 AM     (No. 9968906)

How mush more can he do? He has already sent Agitators from DOJ have already been sent to Ferguson.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 8/17/2014 8:49:45 AM     (No. 9968907)

No, that is not possible.

Obama is a Racist who exploits the Race card for votes.

I am sure that Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are his mentors!


But Obama is not direct in his approach. He has others do his bidding so he looks like the "Post-Racial" POTUS.

And as Jimmie Carter once said... " Nothin´s workin´"?

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