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Rep. Moran: Dems Lost Because Many 'Don't Want to Be Governed by an African-American'

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posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:11 AM
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The good old fall back excuse once again. Second verse same as the first...


Statements from this Rep. were given after Obama's SOTU speech:

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is blaming his party's losses last November in large part on voters who "don't want to be governed by an African-American."


The old "race card" never really gets boring.


"It happened ... for the same reason the Civil War happened in the United States," Moran said. "Southern states, particularly the slaveholding states, didn't want to see a president who was opposed to slavery.


Please. How does this man think Obama got elected? It wasn't just all the other colors in the rainbow. Yet this excuse tends to come up anytime a few folks express discontent. Give it a rest already. It's old, ridiculous, and embarrassing IMHO.

You can see the rest of the article here www.foxnews.com...

I did a search first and didn't see this. It is indeed political madnesss.
edit on 1/29/2011 by Kangaruex4Ewe because: (no reason given)




posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:33 AM
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(rolls eyes)

They just cant lose because they suck?

They cant lose because they have lost touch with the people?

They cant lose because people are sick and tired of hearing the same old BS rhetoric from both parties?

They cant lose because of bad policy?

They cant lose because all they do is talk and not walk?


They lose, because of trash talk like this. They lose, because they try to tell people how they are, when they have no freakin clue. They lose, because people see through their bs.
They lose, because they like to point the finger instead of looking at themselves.
They lose, because they are constantly pulling this race crap.
They lose, because they dont know WTF they are talking about.
They lose, because all they can do for this nation is attack voters who dont like the way things are going.
They lose, because they are always making Race a Partisan issue.

And most of all, they lose because they are just plain out ignorant of the world around them.

Democrats, a word of advice, stop this bs, it only hurts your cause more than it does help.

People booted them out because they DONT listen to the people, they do whatever the hell they want.
They live in their own little bubble, in which they could give a damn about you, or your opinions.
They just want you to vote Yes for them, and if they cant have it, they use these kinds of lame and pathetic tactics.
THEY are the ones who keep the race issues going.

But yea, these are your leaders, and these are the ideologies that you follow.

Have you no shame? Have you no pride? Or are you really just that blind ?

Check your leaders, cause you will keep losing as long as you keep this crap up.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:43 AM
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I could not have said it better myself. Pulling the race card I believe is done on purpose. It's intended to shame people into not complaining. And it works... very frequently IMO.

America elects it's first non-white president and I feel it set race relations back by decades. I just don't get it.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 03:14 AM
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I too feel this way, but you know what, I think people really know whats up, even if they are acting like they dont know what the problem is.

People really dont care about other peoples opinions because they think what is in their mind is right, and that the other people are just on some good '___'.

I thought we were over this crap a long time ago. I wasnt born into a generation of racist bastards, my great grandparents/grandparents were. I was raised in a place where they taught me as a young child "accept people for what they do, not what they look like". Yea, most of our older generations had some issues, but those were supposed to be worked out YEARS ago, appearantly; some keep trying to bring this issue out as if this generation of Americans were living 50 years ago. This aint Back To The Future. We dont need to go back, we need to move forward, and crap like this sets us back Generations. We can not continue with this kind of mindset. And people who use race as an issue to get their names in the paper or to get into a position of any sort, should be tried in a federal court for instigating racial divide using political means(like what this guy is doing).
If he really cared about Race relations, he would stop bringing so much hate mongering and finger pointing to the table and take responsibility for his/their own failures.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:06 AM
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Yep! Has nothing to do with a large portion of the population doesn't want further Government intervention into their lives or a centrally planned economy where a few decide who the winners and loser are. Can't be the reason, must be the color of the man's skin!

But it brings up the American Voter Paradox - On average I would say people want less government involved in their lives, but are unwilling to let go of the government currently in their own lives. Cut theirs, but don't touch mine is the attitude.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:11 AM
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reply to post by Common Good
 

I was going to reply but your post, it stunned me. Well said!!!!
I'm speechless.




posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:13 AM
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reply to post by Kangaruex4Ewe
 


Misdirection.

Egypt. CIA sponsored dissident.

Ties back to USA.

Throw out the racist card to keep the sheep in the pen.

We need to see through the lies to realize we are better than this.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:17 AM
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Unfortunate.

I didn't think the race card could be played anymore. Not after it's long and ridiculous history since Obama started his run for POTUS. Are we really still beating that dead horse?

You know I'm not an American, but at this point I'm sure you folks don't care if your president is blue, green purple or black. So long as they actually did something GOOD for the people and the country you would love him/her.

~Keeper



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:29 AM
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Originally posted by Kangaruex4Ewe
The good old fall back excuse once again. Second verse same as the first...


Statements from this Rep. were given after Obama's SOTU speech:

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is blaming his party's losses last November in large part on voters who "don't want to be governed by an African-American."


The old "race card" never really gets boring.


"It happened ... for the same reason the Civil War happened in the United States," Moran said. "Southern states, particularly the slaveholding states, didn't want to see a president who was opposed to slavery.


Please. How does this man think Obama got elected? It wasn't just all the other colors in the rainbow. Yet this excuse tends to come up anytime a few folks express discontent. Give it a rest already. It's old, ridiculous, and embarrassing IMHO.

You can see the rest of the article here FOX NEWS
I did a search first and didn't see this. It is indeed political madnesss.
edit on 1/29/2011 by Kangaruex4Ewe because: (no reason given)


Insta-phail. Please stop using Not News as proof of anything.

Please...Just..No...

What now Bill "Corpo-tool" O'reilly know something about quantum physics everyone doesn't?

Can't you see this is just racist-baiting red meat for the hard-line racialists?



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 11:36 AM
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If you think race still plays an issue, then what colour am I? What category should I fit into? Where do you want to place me, after knowing my beliefs?

And should it matter?
('ll answer)
No.

Yet time and time again, the race issue is brought up like some tired old saw. The only people who care about race are the NAACP, Congressional Black Congress, Project Rainbow, to name just a few.

Now, call me a racist. I dare you. Despite never seeing me, knowing me, just based on my words, can you tell what colour I am? Are you brave enough to call a "possible" black man a racist?

Are you that partsan?



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 12:08 PM
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I don't like broad brushes and politicians intermingling -

It is true that I have met several folks who do not like the presidents racial origins, but those few people
can hardly account for the totality of Obama's opponents. This guy is doing public discourse a great disservice by relying on racially based dialogs. I think all of us should make the world a hostile place for generalizations



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 12:35 PM
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reply to post by Kangaruex4Ewe
 


divide and conquer. simple as that.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 12:52 PM
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I dislike Barry’s politics and consider him a liar, manipulator and thief; that said I could care less what his racial background is. I feel the same about Rahmm Emmanuel and who I guess is ethnically Jewish but racially Caucasian.

I didn’t much care for Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton either and those two are about as white as one can get IMO.

This race issue was not solved with the election of a black President; rather, it has made the gulf even wider. Further; I think that this was done by design. Whomever the ultimate handlers of Barry are chose him for a many reasons and one primary one was in my opinion for the very color of his skin ~ which makes who the racist here?

He was selected for the very position he holds because of his race by his handlers and for the specific reason that it could be easily and quickly invoked to shut down any opposition to his final solution. It stifles all complaint quickly and effectively while they march us to the precipice of slavery under the guise of “social justice” and “redistributive change”.

The race card now days is the ultimate defense as it is a social death sentence; to even be accused nowadays has a permanent stigma associated with it. As an example in government jobs or the military having an EO complaint against you is the kiss of death even if it is in the end found unsubstantiated. No one wants to be in the position to have to defend not being a racist.

One is marked as a social pariah by his/her peers because they don’t want to even be considered associating with one who has been accused. No one wants that stigma over their head. Have two unsubstantiated complaints and you will likely be dismissed because there must be something to it since there is a “pattern”.

The minorities know this and invoke this race card any time a poor performance report or a disciplinary action is taken. It is sad that this has become the MO for the underperformers in the system. Not that its only minorities underperform just that it’s almost a get out of jail free card that the majority does not have.

I view it (the race card) as the last desperate act of someone who has no basis for their argument. However, that is sad that it has become my conditioned response; there are likely some real instances of racism out there that are now overlooked because like the “boy who cried wolf” it is just getting overused.

The majority of the problem is that people now use the word racist or racism when what they mean instead is prejudice. We all have some form of prejudice based on our up-brining, education and our individual experiences.

It is the ability to overcome those prejudgments and listen to the arguments that we all strive for that makes us who we are. However, in my particular case I think that the race card being so over used has actually contributed to my personal prejudice.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 01:00 PM
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You are correct Keeper. While there are a few that can not see beyond the color of his skin, in my experience those are usually the uneducated that couldn't be bothered to cast their vote to begin with. So IMO have no right to complainin the first place.

But you nailed it. It doesn't matter if the next 10 presidents are blaze orange if they would just break this cycle and improve our state of affairs.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 01:04 PM
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Great point.


A house divided can not stand.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 01:23 PM
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voices.washingtonpost.com...

content.usatoday.com...

These 2 links are not from fox news. Just because they report it doesn't mean it didn't happen. His remarks have been reported by numerous news sources. He should be ashamed of them even if Fox was the only one toreport it IMO.



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:10 PM
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If ya wanna end an argument without any intelligence use this:




"The Race Card, when brain power just won't do."



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:21 PM
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OK> So why did they vote for him in the first place? SO skin color trumps the economy, a dislike of health care ( a wrong one IMHO) and neverending war??

What planet is this man on?? He must be an ET!
edit on 29-1-2011 by tiger5 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:25 PM
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It such a ridiculous and detached statement that calling this man an alien actually seems appropriate.

White people voted overwhelmingly for Obama. So did Hispanics and Blacks.
Those who didn't vote for Obama overwhelmingly disagreed with his stated policies
not his skin color. There may have been a few racists in the mix, but by and large, America
is NOT a racist country.

I've never felt discriminated against. I'm a Hispanic male...The only time I've ever felt alienated and insulted was when democrats like Harry Reid said that he can't imagine conservative Hispanics, or that Hispanic people in the Tea Party are just tokens allowed by the White majority...

I wanna know how that's not racist...



posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 02:43 PM
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Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by John_Rodger_Cornman
Despite never seeing me, knowing me, just based on my words, can you tell what colour I am?

 


You are a white bunny with tears streaming down your eyes...




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