Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Continuing Racial Divide Between Obama And Whites, Blacks still backing Obama because... How Long Since You've Taken A Civics Exam? Racist 90-Year-Old C-SPAN Caller Asks Why ‘Colored People’ Aren’t More Grateful for ‘Free Everything’


Polls Point To Continuing Racial Divide Between Obama And Whites - The Grio

According to a recent Gallup poll, overall, Barack Obama’s approval rating is currently 45 percent but among non-Hispanic blacks it’s 91 percent. What does this poll tells us about the president’s appeal?

The poll alludes to the fact that the liberals and democrats have not deserted President Obama. Approval of moderates for Obama holds at at steady 54 percent, which are numbers that can be compared to former Presidents Clinton, Reagan and Bush Sr.

The demographics are changing quite quickly, but they point to a polarization in America. The poll, in a sense, debunks the myth that the unemployed are angry at President Obama, because Hispanics and blacks are disproportionately out of work. Howeverm there is a lot of the reaction against Obama on the part of people that are employed.

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Blacks still backing Obama because... - Politics and Government

New polls show President Obama is losing support among almost every group but one, but a conservative radio host thinks that demographic's backing may have nothing to do with politics.

A new Fox News survey finds that 39 percent of Americans admit they would vote to re-elect President Obama in 2012. But an unrelated Gallup poll shows 91 percent of black voters still favor President Obama, while support from white and Hispanic voters has dropped.

"It's a fascinating question, and it's one where I think because God chose to paint our skin a different color, we'll never know exactly what that experience is like," notes Janet Parshall, Christian conservative radio personality. "But I think that at some level, it has to be 'I want him to succeed because he was the first African-American president we had. So I will stay with him until the last possible minute.'"

But Parshall tells American Family Radio's Today's Issues program that that thinking goes against the aspirations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who dreamed of a day when people would be judged by their character rather than their skin color.

My Two Cents:

91 percent of black folks approve of the job Obama is doing can only mean one thing… that niggas are stupid… OR niggas ain’t paying attention or they just don’t give a shit.
If we choose to be ignorant of the facts then we will no doubt pay the price for that ignorance and black folks are a prime example of that.
Now I understand why black journalists are continuing to kiss his ass because they finally have an “in” in their collective minds, but no reasonable individual who is not some pundit can say that they approve of Obama’s job performance.
This poll gap is easy to explain black folks have been beat down so much mentally and they are lied to so much by the black press, their local elected officials and other self appointed “leaders of the black community” they are constantly insulated from the truth.
There is only so much you can learn while sitting in some barber shop and beauty salon and you have to be willing to read more than Ebony or Jet magazine or watch something other than BET.

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Racist 90-Year-Old C-SPAN Caller Asks Why ‘Colored People’ Aren’t More Grateful for ‘Free Everything’ - From Black Voices

Television’s most boring show, on television’s most boring station, got an unexpected injection of hot excitement, when a 90-year-old phoned in to C-SPAN‘s daily program, “Washington Journal,” to voice her opinion on race relations in these United States, and, in the process, blew. our. minds.

In case you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing the three-hour climax that is Washington Journal, let me break it down for you: the program is a political call-in and interview show aired every day from 7–10 a.m.

Robb Harleston was so not ready for the sweet southern belle from Charleston who graced his phone line one dreary morning in DC. Harleston, a Washington politico, though, is no amateur. He has hosted the “Washington Journal” since 2006, so he is accustomed to his sh*tty set, cliche topics and the daily flood of random semi-literate callers who may or may not think President Barack Obama is a Kenyan socialist.

Harleston is the portrait of coolness and diplomacy as he handles callers with Donahue-like prowess. Daily, he manages to extract quasi-coherent policy positions from the nuts and the lonely. He effortlessly transitions from the Republican line to the Democratic line to the Independent line with the ease of a needle sewing in weave.

But on this day, he met his match.We, the viewers, all knew something had gone terribly wrong the moment we heard the caller’s voice. She began her call with:

“I just want to say to the colored man….”

Generally, when someone begins a conversation with the words, “I just want to say to the colored man” and you are said “colored man,” the prevailing theory is that things will not go well from there. Harleston, though, was the picture of professionalism as the caller went on to ask why the coloreds complained so much and weren’t more appreciative of the things white people had done for them. (I WAS JUST ASKING MY MOM THIS YESTERDAY!!! )

Specifically, she stated:

CALLER: I’m 90 years old and I just wanted to ask the colored man, why don’t colored people instead of saying what we did to them, why don’t they say what we did for them? They talk about the slavery but since then they have been given welfare, free medicine, free everything.

HARLESTON: Ma’am I think this is more of a conversation about the relationship between the administration and the people on Wall Street and not necessarily one that’s based on race.

CALLER: Oh, okay. I’m not a racist. That was my comment. Thank you.


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How Long Since You've Taken A Civics Exam? - Via Blonde Sagacity

Are you more knowledgeable than the average citizen? The average score for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college educators scored 55%. Can you do better?"

Civics Quiz
You answered 23 out of 33 correctly — 69.70 %

Is 69% failing...or a 'D?' Terrible. Could the above paragraph be true? Average American gets a 49% and college professors 55%?

(They do let you know which questions you missed and give you the correct answers)

Your turn. Hopefully you fair better than I did.

TAKE THE CIVICS LITERACY EXAM

I got a 69 also... SHIT!

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Video: Firefighters let home burn to the ground because owner didn’t pay annual $75 fee - Hot Air

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The Coons 12: Terrorism, Communist Ties - The American Spectator

Talk about an inconvenient truth.

After all the furor over alleged racist signs or words at Tea Party rallies, the media is ignoring the shocking fact that 12 of the 25 groups endorsing Delaware Democrat Chris Coons for the United States Senate over Republican Christine O'Donnell have turned up on the quite official list of the "One Nation Working Together" rally -- as formal co-sponsors with supporters of the terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas. And, no kidding, the Communist Party.

Did I mention the Coons 12 are also holding hands with the International Socialist Organization? Plus the Democratic Socialists of America?

You read that right.

And Chris Coons is not the only Democrat receiving this same election support either.

Which groups is Coons accepting endorsements from, knowing full well the same groups have deliberately and quite publicly tied themselves to supporters of terrorism, Communism and socialism?

That would be these groups:

The UAW
SEIU
Communications Workers of America
AFL-CIO
Planned Parenthood
People for the American Way
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Stonewall Democrats
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
National Education Association
Human Rights Campaign
AFSCME

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Postal Bankruptcy - The American Spectator

The U.S. government is effectively bankrupt. This year's deficit is $1.3 trillion, the national debt is $13.5 trillion, and the unfunded liabilities for Social Security and Medicare likely exceed $100 trillion.

Unfortunately, the U.S. Postal Service also is effectively bankrupt. The USPS expects to lose about $7 billion this year. The post office already has borrowed roughly $13 billion from Uncle Sam. At the end of 2009 USPS had $33.5 billion in outstanding liabilities and another $54.8 billion in unfunded retiree health and pension obligations.

In early July the post office, which can hike rates on its own if the increase doesn't exceed the inflation rate, filed for a special increase of two cents for first class mail and varying increases for other services with the Postal Regulatory Commission. The commission rejected the hike in September, ruling that the Postal Service's problems were structural, rather than a result of the recession. In any case, raising rates won't save the Postal System.

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More later... my computer is having issues.

3 comments:

PeggyU said...

Mheh. 88.78% ... (I need to know more about economics.)

Gaius Lawrenitis Negris said...

Some of the stuff I missed was obvious, going too fast, always been a shitty test taker not to mention a lazy ass student. LOL!

Just a conservative girl said...

I got one wrong. I didn't know exactly how evil FDR was. But, I read a lot of history so I am not surprised that I did well.