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Race will be an issue as long as it’s talked about

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Posted: Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:00 am

This is an open letter to President Obama:

Mr. President, in Hawaii anyone who is not Hawaiian gets picked on — black, brown, white. As long as the media and the government keeping bringing up race there will be friction.

President Obama, I thought your mother was white. If this is true, then you are 50.1 percent white and 49.9 percent black. I can not believe that a sitting president would open his mouth again about white versus black. Didn’t the first time teach you to wait until all the facts were in before saying something? I guess not.

Maybe we should be talking about all the problems around the world that we are involved with.

Since the government has yet to tell the truth to the American people, maybe you (Obama) and the Attorney General can change the laws to what you want, but as of now you are supposed to uphold what you swore to uphold.

Kenneth Blank

Lodi

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18 comments:

  • Steve Schmidt posted at 6:41 pm on Thu, Aug 1, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2239

    Chuckle.... and my earlier question remains unanswered.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 12:00 pm on Thu, Aug 1, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    "Chuckle,

    It amazes me how some can be so focused on an off-colored joke 4 years ago and not give a dam about the race hustling perpetrated by Jackson, Sharpton, and Obama on an almost daily basis."

    "off-colored?" Is that some sort of Freudian slip?

    I guess you must have missed Bill O'Reilly's 2-Day Racist Rant then, Mr. Dockter?

    Actually, I thought you had pulled a Mind-Meld on Bill, throwing out wild statistics and accusations!

    And, technically, President Obama is African American - being of African heritage and having been born in the US (unless you are of the "birther" mode of thought).

    As for attributing Obama's success to his "white upbringing," perhaps you need to be reminded that Obama's father graduated from U. of Hawaii and went to graduate school at Harvard. He was a senior governmental economist - not the tribal chief running around in a breech cloth in the jungles of Kenya as you most likely believe.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 9:13 am on Thu, Aug 1, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    President Obama


    The 44th President of the United States of America. First president of African heritage. Often mistaken as the first african american president. Mr. Obama is 1/2 white and 1/2 black otherwise known as mulatto. Correct terminology would be the first mulatto President. Mr. Obama was born in Hawaii, raised by his white mother and her white parents who sent Mr. Obama to a predominant white highschool and white college. His success is attributed to his white upbringing. His father an African male, failed to have any influence in his life and abandoned Mr. Obama at an early age. Mr. Obama obtained notarity for "Hope and Change" but continued with racist remarks with his public address of his white grandmother who paid for his private education and his ivy league schooling as a "Typical White Woman" thus causing many white supporters to become disillusioned with the Hope and Change of his campaign.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:22 am on Thu, Aug 1, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    Steve,

    Please provide us with some examples why you don't believe Blacks (there are many of them) shouldn't be so opposed to the race hustling perpetrated by
    Sharpton, Jackson, and Pres. Obama. Also, please explain to us why an off color joke that circulated on the internet over 4 years ago is more of an issue than the race hustling perpetrated by these three characters on an almost daily basis.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:15 am on Thu, Aug 1, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    It seems to me that if the Democratic Party had the sense God gave them, because most people don't deserve to be called a sea slug, they would band together and prohibit Pres Obama from making any further irresponsible comments on race that leads to more racial division and animosity.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:33 pm on Wed, Jul 31, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814


    Chuckle,

    It amazes me how some can be so focused on an off-colored joke 4 years ago and not give a dam about the race hustling perpetrated by Jackson, Sharpton, and Obama on an almost daily basis. Well, at least we know where their priorities
    are.

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 12:57 pm on Wed, Jul 31, 2013.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1456

    Thanks for the reminder Steve.

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 12:57 pm on Wed, Jul 31, 2013.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1456

    Apology not excepted. just because you say your sorry does not mean you are forgiven. I like to see some actual remorse before I forgive someone,

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:32 am on Wed, Jul 31, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    Steve,

    It seems to me YOU ARE doing the race baiting here. At least you're consistent at not realizing a thing that you post. By all means. Continue to make a fool of yourself.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:24 am on Wed, Jul 31, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    Steve,

    We thank you for reposting the joke that was all over the internet and not just on Conservative sites. By all means keep on staying on the left side of the aisle where Jackson, Sharpton, AND Obama are. Now, if you could site some comments I made in the past where there's any race hustling. especially any that comes close to the three characters above. Have at it. Except for some off color jokes and comments I do recall I apologized for on many occasions to overly sensitive people and you I need tyo let you know in advance you're going to end up empty handed.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 7:10 pm on Tue, Jul 30, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2239

    It seems to me that if the local Republicans had the sense God gave a sea slug, they would band together and prohibit Brian from making any further comments on race.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 6:48 pm on Tue, Jul 30, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2239

    Lets put Brian's comment in context with a classic bit of Mr Dockter's wit and wisdom from the dawn of the Obama Administration:

    Brian wrote on Feb 16, 2009 7:22 PM "The term "Ni#&er Rigged" is no longer acceptable. Effective immediately it will now be referred to as a "Presidential Solution"

    Now Brian, with your own words on display for the world, are you really going to try to claim that racism is no longer an issue in this country?

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 6:39 pm on Tue, Jul 30, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2239

    Ah, Brian why don't you just charm us with another N-word joke?

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 8:36 am on Tue, Jul 30, 2013.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1456

    450 years of race issues in this country are Obama's fault? I continue to be amazed at the power of this President. When is the right going to stop blaming others for their problems and grab a hold of their own bootstraps. bunch of whiners.

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:40 pm on Mon, Jul 29, 2013.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2814

    Steve,

    Just because it's a non-issue with you that Obama continues to make race an issue
    doesn't mean it's a non-issue with others.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 4:58 pm on Mon, Jul 29, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2239

    "Race will be an issue as long as it’s talked about" has to rank right up there with "The beatings will continue until morale improves"

    I kind of get the feeling that Mr Blank was trying to transpose something from Fox News when his DVR broke.

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 8:18 am on Mon, Jul 29, 2013.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1456

    This letter is self-explanatory.

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 5:57 pm on Sun, Jul 28, 2013.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1343

    "President Obama, I thought your mother was white. If this is true, then you are 50.1 percent white and 49.9 percent black. I can not believe that a sitting president would open his mouth again about white versus black. Didn’t the first time teach you to wait until all the facts were in before saying something? I guess not."

    Just what is the writer saying?
    OK genetics is not your forte. Nor is math.

     

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