Home > Forums > General Discussions > Tha Yard > Archives > Politics
Edit Settings  |  Search Forums
Obama's Speech on Race Issues in America Posted on 03-18-2008
smc112
Laguana Hills, CA
If you have time check out Obama's powerful message on racial issues in America. It's a wonderful message! msnbc.com Video Player
  [Reply]
Page 1 of 2 12  >  Last
03-18-2008 09:59PM [Reply]
SuperFly

(2221) Posts
Obama: "I mean damn... even my grandmama's racist y'all!"

_______________________________
"You call yo'self a homo-top-of-da-food-damn-chain-sapien?" -Randy of da Shawk Haters Club "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed later." - Gen. Patton The MySpace Page
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-18-2008 11:02PM [Reply]
smc112
Laguana Hills, CA
(650) Posts
He was just using her as an example of people, that are a part of his life, that he can't disown because of their views. LOL He wouldn't be the man he is today, if it wasn't for the driving force of his pastor and the nurturing of his grandmother. I don't like how the media is painting a horrible image of this Pastor Wright. They are taking only a few clips of his sermons and not showing some of the positive things he has said. As much mission work the Pastor Wright is doing in Africa and helping the community, the man has a good heart. I don't like how white people are trying to paint an image as if he's like the KKK. They are doing everything they can to tear down Obama, and Obama didn't even make those racial statements. I enjoyed Obama's speech because he took it beyond the controversy of Pastor Wright but addressed things the nation, as a whole, need to examine. His speech was in due season. He took what people meant for bad and turned it around for good.
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-18-2008 11:34PM [Reply]
SuperFly

(2221) Posts
You mean he switched the subject...

_______________________________
"You call yo'self a homo-top-of-da-food-damn-chain-sapien?" -Randy of da Shawk Haters Club "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed later." - Gen. Patton The MySpace Page
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 12:32AM [Reply]
metal
Atlanta, GA
(95) Posts
Obama is a class act. A cut above for President.
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 11:07AM [Reply]
SuperFly

(2221) Posts
Its not that hard when he's running against a power hungry lunatic.

_______________________________
"You call yo'self a homo-top-of-da-food-damn-chain-sapien?" -Randy of da Shawk Haters Club "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed later." - Gen. Patton The MySpace Page
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 12:11PM [Reply]
i*heart*pie

(1723) Posts
smc112 wrote:
He was just using her as an example of people, that are a part of his life, that he can't disown because of their views. LOL He wouldn't be the man he is today, if it wasn't for the driving force of his pastor and the nurturing of his grandmother. I don't like how the media is painting a horrible image of this Pastor Wright. They are taking only a few clips of his sermons and not showing some of the positive things he has said. As much mission work the Pastor Wright is doing in Africa and helping the community, the man has a good heart. I don't like how white people are trying to paint an image as if he's like the KKK. They are doing everything they can to tear down Obama, and Obama didn't even make those racial statements. I enjoyed Obama's speech because he took it beyond the controversy of Pastor Wright but addressed things the nation, as a whole, need to examine. His speech was in due season. He took what people meant for bad and turned it around for good.
This is normal during the election. The media will grab at straws and hold on tight, just for the ratings it'll bring. This is friggin' Christmas for those vultures... Haven't you noticed that the news is less about actual news and more about petty things, like, I don't know, Britney Spears' psychosis? Yeah. I do like the way Obama did damage control, however. Nicely done.

_______________________________
keep your sugar and spice and everything nice... this girl's made of vodka, ice, and a lil'

limón slice...

  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 03:22PM [Reply]
smc112
Laguana Hills, CA
(650) Posts
SuperFly wrote:
You mean he switched the subject...
Well, he needs to continue to switch the subject. He has done enough defending the controversial statements of his pastor, and now it is time for him to move on. Obama shouldn't say anything else about the situation, and just focus on important issues. All of this stuff is just a distraction from the important things.
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 03:53PM [Reply]
smc112
Laguana Hills, CA
(650) Posts
i*heart*pie wrote:
This is normal during the election. The media will grab at straws and hold on tight, just for the ratings it'll bring. This is friggin' Christmas for those vultures... Haven't you noticed that the news is less about actual news and more about petty things, like, I don't know, Britney Spears' psychosis? Yeah. I do like the way Obama did damage control, however. Nicely done.
I doubt the media was actually the culprit on this one. Hilary's campaign probably leaked this to the media. She is playing real dirty, and it wouldn't surprise me if it gets revealed that her campaign leaked this stuff. Obama is choosing not to play dirty politics, because I'm sure he could bring a lot of dirt on Hilary to the forefront. He's choosing to be a gentleman, and that shows a lot about his character.
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
03-19-2008 10:16PM [Reply]
SuperFly

(2221) Posts
smc112 wrote:
Well, he needs to continue to switch the subject. He has done enough defending the controversial statements of his pastor, and now it is time for him to move on. Obama shouldn't say anything else about the situation, and just focus on important issues. All of this stuff is just a distraction from the important things.
At this point, he does need to try and move on. However it wasn't up to him to defend his pastor's statements. It was up to him to defend his stance on his pastor's statements. If this is one of the people that he is going to seek guidance from, we have a right to know that he's getting his info from the correct sources. That kind of stuff gets us stuck going implementing wars incorrectly. He didn't explain himself which means that when the Republicans dig down in that a$$ (if you thought this was our work, you're sorely mistaken... you haven't seen us get on that a$$ yet) come August, he's going to get run in the ground.

_______________________________
"You call yo'self a homo-top-of-da-food-damn-chain-sapien?" -Randy of da Shawk Haters Club "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed later." - Gen. Patton The MySpace Page
  [Report Abuse] [Quote]
Reply To Topic
In order to post a response to this topic, please login below or click here to signup.
Email Address:
Password:
Page 1 of 2 12  >  Last
Home > Forums > General Discussions > Tha Yard > Archives > Politics
Sponsored Content Create an Ad
LIVE HBCU Football HERE!
View HBCU Football Broadcast Schedule Here
Follow Us!
Link To Us!
Do you have a website? Link to HBCU Connect!