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To Obama, Legal Precedents Are All About Politics

William1542 Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 9:23 AM
Sorry John, didn't mean to flag this as offensive. I meant to reply. Got a little finger happy. But, to answer your question - people are afraid to confront him because he is Black. So am I by the way. It has become so convenient to label his critics as racists, and no one want's that stigma attached to them. Especially we Republicans. I am sad to say that in the Black Community, he can do no wrong. His every word is gospel and his every action divine. It will support him blindly, not matter how duplicitous he is being. We are just not paying attention, and those that are, are afraid to say anything.

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