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The Monolithic Black Vote -- and My Republican Dad

Eleanor32 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:59 PM
Did you read in what I wrote that I singled out any race? No.Parasites are parasites no matter the variety. Plant parasites do no work but live off the host they have attached themselves to. Eventually, if enough of them manage to become parasitic, they kill off the host. There is a HUGE difference between parasites and those who are, through no fault of their own, unable to care for themselves. We need to be extremely careful that we don't combine the two. Welfare started out as a program to help those who could not, through no fault of their own, take care of themselves. The nightmare of most people was that they would "HAVE to go on welfare". It has become, shall we say fashionable, in some circles to be on what once was "welfa

In 13 wards in Philadelphia, reports the Inquirer, President Barack Obama received 99 percent of the vote! A local Democratic ward leader outlined the strategy: "In this election, you had to point out to people what was at stake. And in many cases, they felt that the Romney doctrine was not going to favor the working man."

Obama appears to have held on to most of his percentage of the black vote from 2008 -- even though the black unemployment rate in October reached 14.3 percent. Emmanuel Cleaver, the head of the Congressional Black Caucus, admitted: "If (former President)...