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A Message to Obama, Served Cold

TunTavern Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 3:42 PM
If it was just about race, why didn't blacks go flocking to Hermain Cain? Or Alana Keyes back when he ran? Blacks ALWAYS vote overwhelmingly for the democrat. If the GOP were to run Alan West in 2016, and the democrats ran a white guy, you can bet that more than 90 percent of the blacks will still vote for the democrat. All minority groups go for the democrat. Look at Asian-Americans, the highest earning and highest educated of all racial demographics, surpassing even whites....they voted for Obama by an 80 to 20 margin.
TunTavern Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 4:08 PM
Many people don't base their vote on economic or money matters.
I know that goes against the conventional wisdom, because EVERYONE says it's about the economy, and the polls always show that the economy is the top concern...
but I suspect that in reality many of us vote based on our own personal biases.
America is Over Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 3:51 PM
"Look at Asian-Americans..."

The wife of a good (Asian) friend was out voting for Obama while he stayed home figuring out
how to protect her considerable inheritance in case her father died.

A lot of high-IQ people can be really stupid.

In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news.

Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single mother dedicated to seeing her children succeed, Carson became the head of the department of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins medical institutions when he was 33. He's been a black celebrity role model ever since.

Even if you didn't like the substance of what Carson had to say at the breakfast, his speech made for great political theater....