Incompetence knows no race. A majority are disatisfied with Mr. Obama because he has failed miserably. He took a bad situation and made it so much worse. Supporters are using race as an issue to discredit the Obama critics. It's worse than a lie, and they are <br />
stooping to new lows in raising it as such.
There will always be racists out there. My point is that the vast majority of those opposed to him( including some that voted for him the last time around) are not. Speaking of disrespect for the president, do I have to remind you of the level of crap that was thrown at George Bush by the very same people who are shouting racism now.
We can agree that the office deserves the respect of the people.We can even agree that there are many out there who cross the line with the type of attacks leveled against the president. What I don't buy is that people should not be critical of the president's performance because of the color of his skin. That's a line of crap designed to shield the man from peoples justifiable disatisfation with him.
I'm soooo tired of race being an issue. People are too hypersensitive about it. I didn't vote for him in '08 because I couldn't figure out what he really stood for and he had virtually no experience to speak of. Now that he does have experience I'm still not voting for him because I don't believe this country can survive under his policies.<br />
The thing about it is Obama himself plays the race card. And because he does, we all fall down on it. As Commander in Chief he could've left that in the dust but he constantly says stuff like that and so do so many of his supporters. Enough already.
Whatever. I know why I'm not voting for him and it has absolutely NOTHING to do with race. So I'd appreciate it if people would stop shoving it in my face that people hate him because he's black. I'm not one of those people so don't lump me in with them! Not only that, there are lots of people besides me who haven't looked at him through skin-colored glasses.
Race pimps and racists are just two faces of the same ugly coin. Time to discard the race card.
The KKK. Black Panthers. Racism works everyway and will always exist. Obama got elected mostly by White Men. So to say that there is hatred towards him is ba<x>sed on his skin color is a lie. The Liberals in the media used this last time to guilt people into voting for him. So its no surprise that they are doing it again.<br />
Furthermore Obama has absolutely no African heritage. Hes part Arabic and part Caucasian. Liberals get duped everytime on lies like these. More intelligent people know better. I think its pretty despicable and racist for the left to put a colored man up for President and try to guilt everyone into voting for him simply because he is colored. But Liberals will be Liberals. Nothing new here.
Lol are you kidding? Bush got and still gets 10x more disrespect then Obama. Bush is all the time called an idiot but he made A's and graduated from college. Bush never used a teleprompter. Obama went to Ivy League college on the tax payers dime and he has an Incomplete grade. Yet automatically Obama gets treated like hes far more intelligent? How do you explain that?
I forgot george w bush was treated sooooo nicely. in comparison, when it come to the media, you could swear obama is the second coming
by the way i like talking politics, and don't take anything personally, as it seems so far you don't, but just in case....
Absolutely. That's what America is supposed to be Great for. Peaceful discourse. I dont take any of it personally except when it comes to the men and women in the armed forces.
Dont cry, people just want to get that kind of reaction out of you. I remember all the time Bush was portrayed as the "White Devil". Bush blew up the levies and let New Orleans get wiped out. As far as many are concerned Bush sent Hurricane Katrina to kill as many blacks as he could. Bush sent Billions of dollars to Africa to help fight Aids and Promised thr NAACP that he would give a house to as many poor blacks as he could. Which pretty much caused the housing bubble to burst. Bush did more for Africans home and abroad then Obama and Clinton combined. In my neck of the woods blacks still swear Bill Clinton was the first black President. How can you explain any of these double standards?
Sweetheart Racism works everyway and its not gonna go away. We just have to try our best to look past it.
@NsprDash & @Ameaquakitori Then you must not be paying close attention to how white men are portrayed in this society today. You feel that because you two have dark skin that it stands out more to you. That's understandable. Imagine how I feel when people still accuse me of being a racist because I simply criticize a colored mans politics. Or blame me for slavery. There is blow back in this country due to reverse racism towards whites and it may be manifesting into racial tension. But as I said many times before. This is how the powers at be keeps us divided and under control. Because they dont have to worry about us. We are too busy fighting each other over our race, our class, our ideologies, our neighborhoods.
I think people will say the most damaging thing they can think of to get a reaction.
So when a President declares a state of emergency what happens? The local Guard, police, disaster relief organizations respond. You act as if the President is soley responsible for what happens. The mayor of New Orleans doesnt have to wait on the President to declare a State of Emergency to ask for help and evacuate. Btw the Mayor of New Orleans was black. Yet he received no critism. My point is y'all are looking at things through one point of view. You see the race in all of this. People have a right to be racists in this country. If you react to it and define everything based upon those reactions you are not any better then they are. Its not right to say that its somehow worse for colored people then it is for non-colored people. Slavery is still going on in Africa. Blacks enslave Blacks. But Obama being called a spook is somehow more important to you? Im just pointing out the double standards of all these issues.
I know sweetheart. We just have to act like its not important and it may not go away but at least once they realize they cant get a reaction they will loose interest.
It is clear from all of your responses NsprDash, that you ARE a supporter and admirer of President Obama and that your mind is completely sealed to any point of view but your own. You have the right to your opinion, but do not denigrate those who disagree with your position and do not deny historical facts, which you seem to do continuously in this post.
Of course. We could have any of the following types in office - young, old, fat, skinny, bald, dreads, short, tall, black, white, tan.... - and some will hate for those reasons. Lets face it, most Americans are shallow.
The powers at be divide us and categorize us. The masses play their parts like innocent children.
Very little. Most of the resentment or hatred is because most Americans do not want to be socialist and do not want to be Europeans.
Most Americans do not want to be socialist? That can't be true otherwise Obama wouldn't have been elected in the first place.
No, socialist is not bandied about, but people who disagree with progressive types get called ignorant or stupid quite a bit.
They believed the "change" and the pretty face who said we needed it. If Americans wanted socialism, then Obamacare would have been a simple slam. But it was not, was it. In fact, it is not now and very much risks getting repealed if Mr O does not win AND get at least one house of Congress.
you defined ignorant there. socialist, marxist, liberal, progressive, communist. they are all describing the same ideology, and the Prez believes it will work despite its crashing and burning everywhere it's been tried. the name has had to change so many times because no one wanted what just failed all over again. some americans actually do know history, and do not want to become part of the eternal failure which is "socialism." labels are used to describe things. in obama's case socialist is accurate, and not desired by many americans. some labels are warnings, as in this case. you want to try every dumb idea under the sun go for it, but i read warning labels. how ignorant are you who would try anything because you can't stand labels and decide to ignore it (be ignorant of it). this is a classic case of projection.
Periscope, you would have made a fine Granger or even a solid Maoist. No government ever served me or my family better than the companies I have worked for.
The big 2 parties -- well, I shouldn't say what I think of them.
not in the least. why did you vote for him? you mention birth place. it amazes me how a guy from hawaii can have a Connecticut ss number. why won't release his college records? why is he promising everyone everything when it will cost those working and paying taxes far more than they can ever afford to pay to make it work? no, the evil rich being taxed 100 percent could not put a drop in the bucket of his racked up debt no matter how much it feels good to say 'yeah, tax them out of everything.' i have no issues with his skin color. i have issues with his ideas which had been tried in other countries which now receive millions or billions in aid from us. why did 98 percent of african americans vote for obama? was it because of his skin color, because he had a (d) next to his name when for the past 50 years they fail to deliver on the promises they tell the black community, or what? do they want to help the black community, or just have a consistently dem voting block. the black community needs to do what everyone else does, and help themselves; i.e. work hard, get educated, and get better jobs. the first step to doing that is to keep the family together. even if all these things happen there is no guarantee of success. not everyone gets what they want. it's just how life goes. i not at all where i thought i'd be but i'm still working my *** off to get there, and i will until i die. These are just a few of my concerns and questions.
off shore is not the issue. it's irrelevant at this point anyway other than it goes to his integrity. we need to see his records because every other pres whose been republican has had to show there's. why an exception for dems starting with clinton. what are they hiding? what they put on paper in college is there beliefs, and important to get an idea of how he will lead a country. that's why.
the others who were born offshore were born to two american citizens, and are considered citizens of the u.s. as we all know, his dad was kenyan, which already raises legal issues.
the guy born in mexico is not a u.s. citizen until naturalized. doesn't matter if he was raised here. and, he can never be pres because he was not either born to two citizens or born in this country. that's a fact. are you telling me you'd be fine being ignorant of bush's ideas which he put into college theses; the very ideas which he uses to run the country are ok for you never to know until he's in charge? i find that stunning. i want to know how radical or not my potential president's ideas are. if you still do not know why it's important to know what the college going potential president thinks, then you will never understand. would you expect the people working for you to elect you ceo not knowing whether you liked the company or not, and planned to dump it and can them all?
yes,which gives them even more of a reason to blame him for the way the economy is going now.
I agree. and there seems to be even more hate towards black ppl since he's become president.
White people elected him. The fact that he introduced hundreds of thousands of new regulations and spent Trillions more is the reason the economy is the way it is. Dont forget about the facts that we borrow money to **** it away on needless entitlements. The fact that we are allowing the Fed to print money backed by nothing devaluing the dollar.
Well a chitload of people hate Romney for being rich and white, so it's basically two-way racism.
lf you say so.
NsprDash, you don't see Mr O as looking down his nose at the rest of us? In his world, there are the Politburo, the Party, and all of the rest of us. Unless you hold a special place you have not mentioned, you fall into group #3. You need to be told what to do -- like the rest if us -- because you are unable to make your decisions yourself. We the People are so stupid.
Thank you. That needed to be said.
Who of us do You mean?
I'm sure there are some who dislike him because he's black, it would be foolish to think otherwise. I personally just think he's a bad president, and as more is uncovered about Benghazi, I don't think he's a good person either.
No, I think it's because no one is ever on the same page when it comes to politics. There will always be negative comments no matter what.
There are simply two ideologies in this country. Each side has their own view point. Each side might slings mud.
Theres probably some who hate him because he's black.There always will be but most of the people I know have actual reasons for not liking him that have nothing to do with skin color.
Like I said there will be some people who hate him for it.But there are others who have real reasons.
people would be dumb to say no because there are racist ****** out there that didnt want him in there at all but thats definitely not all of it.
No doubt that that's part of it. At least morons like the KKK are out of the closet about what pathetically racist douchebags they are. The majority of racist people are cowards who only admit to hating another race when they are anonymous.
I have a feeling at least some of the flack Obama gets is down to skin colour. People seem to want to prove he isn't a true American and shouldn't be allowed to be president. I've never heard about anyone else's validity being questioned in this way.
White people elected him. That fact blows your racists assertions to smithereens.
No it doesn't. All the people who want to prove he isn't a real 'American' seem to be white, don't they. Why isn't the validity of white presidents questioned?
No ever herd of blackquillandink.com? There are many Blacks that question Obamas validity.
Sad to say, but I believe it is. It's like having him as president has riled up the closeted racists so deeply they can't contain themselves!<br />
It's always been the case for opposing parties to take shots at and complain about the incumbent...but I've never seen anything like what Obama has faced with any previous president! Just total and outright disrespect no other president has endured. And all the stupid demands, like him having to produce his birth certificate to 'prove' he is eligible to be president. Come on!
White people elected him.
The people who voted for him, regardless of color, are not the ones I'm referring to and I'm not referring to the usual comments, complaints, jokes, etc. all presidents have faced. I'm specifically referring to the kind of treatment that no previous president has experienced - like the birth certificate issue. And things like what Renn posted about the 'spooks' sign.
I'm not saying that's the only reason - obviously, like any president, he's going to have people who don't like him, don't agree with his policies, etc. I've just never seen the other kind of treatment I'm referring to towards any previous president.
It's certainly part of it, considering I just saw a sign in some idiot's yard that said "Spooks are for Halloween, not president".
So you take what one person says as a consensus for the entire country? How incredibly small minded of you.
I said it's a part of the reason. Not the whole reason. It could be 0.01% of the reason, or less. But even if it's just his individual vote that's still part of the reason.
Your anti-white RACISM on your question and comments is offensive. Obviously you support and practice racism. <br />
There is far more RACISM supporting Odumbo than opposing him. Odumbo even has RACIST videos advocating black people to vote for him because of his color.<br />
Those who oppose Odumbo are opposed to socialism, racism, dictatorial power, fascism, anti-American policies, economic failures, international policy failures, fail after fail after fail as President.
Yes, true is true. And, racist is racist. Get back to us when you can drop your anti-white RACISM.
This is Odumbo RACISM!