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The Monolithic Black Vote -- and My Republican Dad

jimmylynn Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:00 AM
I'm just sick of Obama's scams to rip off American tax payers. Repartion payments, payments to black farmers with such a loose threshold to submit a claim that you have more claims than black farmers and some of those are window box farmers.
jimmylynn Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:01 AM
Once those payments were started then you had damaged goods coming out of the woodwork. Reparation payments to native Americns, women, gays.......
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 1:47 PM
You have absolutely zero concept of the history of oppression in this country if you think women and gays are going to get reparations.

If there were conservatives that could speak intelligently on the problems facing minority communities, maybe their message would resonate. Until then, just call them racists, that'll bring people together...

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)...