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Obama: I won't 'twiddle my thumbs' waiting for GOP

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Or is he suggestion a race war if he doesn't get his economy?
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"Racial tensions won't get better; they may get worse, because people will feel as if they've got to compete with some other group to get scraps from a shrinking pot" if individuals do not see a stable fiscal future, Obama said.
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Quote is from CNN story titled Obama won't twiddle thumbs waiting for GOP or something like it. I can't cut a link and quote on phone sorry...

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http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.co...-twiddle-my-thumbs-waiting-for-gop/?hpt=hp_t2
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Or is he suggestion a race war if he doesn't get his economy?
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"Racial tensions won't get better; they may get worse, because people will feel as if they've got to compete with some other group to get scraps from a shrinking pot" if individuals do not see a stable fiscal future, Obama said.
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Quote is from CNN story titled Obama won't twiddle thumbs waiting for GOP or something like it. I can't cut a link and quote on phone sorry...

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Obama: I won’t ‘twiddle my thumbs’ waiting for GOP – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs

I think the better question is whether or not english is something you are fluent in if you got Obama blames the economy on race by saying racism will come into play to exacerbate the problems of poverty. That seemed pretty straight forward and clear, but if you got race caused the bad economy only a few conclusions can be drawn from such a pathetic misunderstanding.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Or is he suggestion a race war if he doesn't get his economy?
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"Racial tensions won't get better; they may get worse, because people will feel as if they've got to compete with some other group to get scraps from a shrinking pot" if individuals do not see a stable fiscal future, Obama said.
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Quote is from CNN story titled Obama won't twiddle thumbs waiting for GOP or something like it. I can't cut a link and quote on phone sorry...

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Obama: I won’t ‘twiddle my thumbs’ waiting for GOP – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs

IMHO he is not blaming the economy on race, he meant (at least that is how I read it) that during bad economic times, with no stable fiscal future/economic prosperity, racial groups will turn (up to a point) against each other. And I think he is right, during bad economic times there is tension, whether it is targeted towards immigrants or illegals in the country being the targeted group or racial groups (Hispanics/Asians/Blacks).

Report: Immigrants rob American jobs | WashingtonExaminer.com
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Any English class links?
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Or is he suggestion a race war if he doesn't get his economy?
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"Racial tensions won't get better; they may get worse, because people will feel as if they've got to compete with some other group to get scraps from a shrinking pot" if individuals do not see a stable fiscal future, Obama said.
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Quote is from CNN story titled Obama won't twiddle thumbs waiting for GOP or something like it. I can't cut a link and quote on phone sorry...

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Obama: I won’t ‘twiddle my thumbs’ waiting for GOP – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs

Um, what? No, he did not. The ****, man, how can someone's reading comprehension be so poor?
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

He knows if immigration goes down,he has nothing left and would be a lame duck. Therefore he is out stirring the pot.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Or is he suggestion a race war if he doesn't get his economy?
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"Racial tensions won't get better; they may get worse, because people will feel as if they've got to compete with some other group to get scraps from a shrinking pot" if individuals do not see a stable fiscal future, Obama said.
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Quote is from CNN story titled Obama won't twiddle thumbs waiting for GOP or something like it. I can't cut a link and quote on phone sorry...

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Obama: I won’t ‘twiddle my thumbs’ waiting for GOP – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs

it isn't exactly some unknown phenomenon that a poor economy and the effects it has on a citizenry helps foster and ferment social divisions
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Divide and conquer.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

A couple of points I'd like to make on this issue:

1. It's pretty sad when the President of the United States has such contempt for the citizens of the country that he believes minorities will turn to violence if something isn't done about the economy.

2. This President is predicting violence if the economy doesn't improve, yet he wants to restrict your access to guns and ammunition.

3. This President loves to pit those who are successful and acquire the fruits of their success against those who are less successful in life. He loves to portray those with success and wealth as being undeserving of that success and wealth and those who are less successful as being deserving of their share of the successful person's wealth. Is it any wonder that some may feel the President is condoning taking from the successful and wealthy, even if it takes violence?
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

A couple of points I'd like to make on this issue:

1. It's pretty sad when the President of the United States has such contempt for the citizens of the country that he believes minorities will turn to violence if something isn't done about the economy.
Did he say minorities? I did not see that. Majorities also tend towards violence during bad economic times, (see western Canada during the 80s when White power groups like the ayran nations had an upswing in support. Check out Greece right now with the Golden Dawn party.
2. This President is predicting violence if the economy doesn't improve, yet he wants to restrict your access to guns and ammunition.
Not a radical idea, fewer guns in the hands of radical groups, would certainly ensure a more stable and safe society

3. This President loves to pit those who are successful and acquire the fruits of their success against those who are less successful in life. He loves to portray those with success and wealth as being undeserving of that success and wealth and those who are less successful as being deserving of their share of the successful person's wealth. Is it any wonder that some may feel the President is condoning taking from the successful and wealthy, even if it takes violence?
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

I think the better question is whether or not
english is something you are fluent in if you got Obama blames the economy on race by saying racism will come into play to exacerbate the problems of poverty. That seemed pretty straight forward and clear, but if you got race caused the bad economy only a few conclusions can be drawn from such a pathetic misunderstanding.

Poverty and race are linked but not in the way you or Obama think it is.

For decades the Democrats have been pandering forthe support of African Americans buy basically buying their votes.

Those policies have led to a welfare system that enables generational dependency and that leads to poverty.

The break down of the African American Family and the failure of inner City schools and neighborhoods isn't because of some great White Racist in the sky or anywhere else, it's specifically due to the choices the people in those communities make.

Obama pushing the manufactured narrative of " the man keeping a brotha down " is one of the more irresponsible things this President has done.

He really selling African Americans short.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

I think the better question is whether or not
english is something you are fluent in if you got Obama blames the economy on race by saying racism will come into play to exacerbate the problems of poverty. That seemed pretty straight forward and clear, but if you got race caused the bad economy only a few conclusions can be drawn from such a pathetic misunderstanding.

Poverty and race are linked but not in the way you or Obama think it is.

For decades the Democrats have been pandering fo rthe support of African Americans by basically buying their votes.

Those policies have led to a welfare system that enables generational dependency and that leads to poverty, crime, a high rate of illegitimate children born to single mothers and increased violence.

The break down of the African American Family and the failure of inner City schools and neighborhoods isn't because of the behind the scenes machinations of some Great White Racist in the sky or some evil GOP Politician, it's specifically due to the choices the people in those communities make.

Obama pushing the manufactured narrative of " the man keeping a brotha' down " is one of the more irresponsible things this President has done, and that's saying something.

He's really given up on looking and acting Presidential and has turned into just another race baiting selfish Clown.

He's really selling African Americans short and the Democrats will sell their Mothers for a vote.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Did he say
minorities? I did not see that. Majorities also tend towards violence during bad economic times, (see western Canada during the 80s when White power groups like the ayran nations had an upswing in support. Check out Greece right now with the Golden Dawn party. Not a radical idea, fewer guns in the hands of radical groups, would certainly ensure a more stable and safe society

Who's the arbiter of "radical " in your twisted world view ?

The Government ? Democrats ? A arbitrary commision chosen by the majority party ?

A threat from the President ( thats essentially what that was ) should be at least followed with a practical and intelligent plan to grow the economy.

The last jobs iniative we got from Obama looked like it was patterned after a 6th grade science project.

Borrow BILLIONS so we could build a manufacturing base for a product no one wanted, and pay zero attention to China's OBVIOUS abilkity to undercut our cost......BRILLIANT !!

And since Obama needs China to continue to buy our worthless Treasuries any attempt to address the massive trade deficit had to be put off.
 

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Who's the arbiter of "radical " in your twisted world view ?
Twisted world view?

Wanting to keep guns out of the hands of groups like the black panthers or Aryan Nations is twisted?

Heck lets give RPGs to biker gangs and street gangs that will make the world a safer place

The Government ? Democrats ? A arbitrary commision chosen by the majority party ?

A threat from the President ( thats essentially what that was ) should be at least followed with a practical and intelligent plan to grow the economy.

The last jobs iniative we got from Obama looked like it was patterned after a 6th grade science project.

Borrow BILLIONS so we could build a manufacturing base for a product no one wanted, and pay zero attention to China's OBVIOUS abilkity to undercut our cost......BRILLIANT !!

And since Obama needs China to continue to buy our worthless Treasuries any attempt to address the massive trade deficit had to be put off.
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

African Americans do posses the highest racial unemployment rate. That in itself can be seen as racist.
 

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African Americans do posses the highest racial unemployment rate. That in itself can be seen as racist.

can you explain?
 

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Employer discrimination against African Americans?

Could be, but it could also be numerous other things, as well
 

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Not a radical idea, fewer guns in the hands of radical groups, would certainly ensure a more stable and safe society

Sounds good as long as you know you're on the same side as those who get to define who is and who is not “radical”.
 

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Yes, but this thread is about racism, and that is what I'm going with...

Seems a rather strange thing to base an assertion on
 

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Re: Did obama just blame the economy on race

Did he say minorities? I did not see that. Majorities also tend towards violence during bad economic times, (see western Canada during the 80s when White power groups like the ayran nations had an upswing in support. Check out Greece right now with the Golden Dawn party. Not a radical idea, fewer guns in the hands of radical groups, would certainly ensure a more stable and safe society

The President said "racial tensions" - you're a smart guy, what do you think that refers to?

Since demographics in America are such that only marginally over 50% are white and that includes a whole lot of different demographic groups, not the monoliths like black Americans or hispanic Americans, just who do you think this "majority" is that is going to resort to violence against other races?

And please show us statistics that indicate white Americans attack blacks, hispanics, and others when the economy isn't strong? I'd love to see the source of your conjecture.
 

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African Americans do posses the highest racial unemployment rate. That in itself can be seen as racist.

It could be seen that way, and probably other ways as well. So do you think that view is supportable?
 

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He's giving blacks an out. He's stating something so that they can say "Obama told you it was coming." He's the worst of the race pimps/baiters.
 
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