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But as opening sentences are designed to grab attention, I was willing to give the OP a little leeway.
Over the last year we as a nation divided ourselves over racial inequality based solely on lies propagated by the media and inflammatory comments made by you.
Please consider these comments in a little more kindly light than you did at first.
Ill will leave you with this one white mans perspective Mr. President. White people are racist but not based on the color of your skin but the culture that has become attached to it. We did not superglue the thug lifestyle to black skin we didn’t even come up with it, your own people did. Many of the black folk I grew up with are dead or in jail for the same mentality and cultural upbringing trayvon martin was exhibiting that night. Most of them lost parents or relatives to the drug and thug lifestyle and I have witnessed this cycle from beginning to end in a once very dear friend of mine. The real reason that young man died is simple Mr. Obama the culture and the lack of guidance from his parents. Had your mother been black then maybe you would have been trayvon martin 35 years ago but you would not be the president now.
(No Proper Upbringing NO PEACE)
P.S Call me racist I do not care. But a problem will never be fixed if you keep finding other problems to blame it on instead of finding the source.
Surely not. First, he's speaking only of race relations and no other problem. Second, he's clear that his objection is to behavior and not skin color. We object to the behavior of the Klan, Muslim Terrorists, Skinheads, and Westboro, not to their race or religion.
Seems to me like he's trying to blame black people for everything that's wrong with the country today.
You are consistent, applause for that. But he's really not talking about skin color, but behavior. And while I don't recall the entire OP, I had the impression that he wasn't accusing Obama of racism, but of inflaming any racism which might exist.
Blames Obama for racism, goes on to blame black people and question their upbringing because of skin color.
I think that's an implication you might have created. Assume for a minute that Black parents are teaching their kids to work hard and excel. Why aren't they? Musn't we admit that, at least in many areas, that lesson doesn't seem to be sinking in?
You imply that black parents don't teach their kids to work hard and excel.
Let's brush past the obvious observation that what color your parents are determines what color you are, and it seems you think that is important. If Black parents and White parents are the same, and they're both teaching their kids to work hard and excel, why don't Black youth seem to excel in school or life? Is there some difference between Black and White youth? After all, the color doesn't matter, and the lessons are the same (if Black parents are teaching their children to work hard and excel).
It doesn't matter what color your parents are believe it or not.
Had your mother been black then maybe you would have been trayvon martin 35 years ago but you would not be the president now.
but by definition that i am realizing that there is a negative attribute that correlates with skin color does make me a racist.
Remember that Obama calls Chicago home. Since the OP says "maybe," I can agree with him that there is a chance that Obama, who was involved with drugs, might have ended up shot on a Chicago street. Thousands have.
Had your mother been black then maybe you would have been trayvon martin 35 years ago
Is it safe to say that if your parents are Black it is more likely that you will not excel? I think I can accept that. But can't excel? I don't believe it, and I don't know what the OP believes. The following individuals come to mind immediately: Dr. Ben Carson, COL Allen West, Justice Clarence Thomas, Mr. Walter Williams, Mr. Thomas Sowell, all people I have huge respect for.
Basically he's saying that if your parents are black, you will never excel and that you will be like Trayvon Martin, who he describes as a drug addict hoodlum no-good low life in his OP.
Think as you will, but my limited experience tells me that I don't often have a clear understanding of what's in a person's words, let alone mind or heart. Again, may I suggest asking him?
I think it's pretty clear where his head is at.
There are plenty of successful black people who were raised by black parents, but I'm sure you'll give credit for their success to white people in some way.