African American protestors heckle Obama
African American protestors holding a banner reading “What about the black community Obama?” heckled Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama in Florida on Friday. Three men stood up as Obama was talking about the economy during a townhall meeting in St Petersburg in Florida, a key battleground state in Obama’s duel with Republican John McCain in November’s election. “What about the black community?” the protestors chanted. | Read More »
Axelrod: Obama Campaign Based on Race [UPDATED]
Barack Obama’s chief campaign strategist David Axelrod went on Good Morning America this morning to address McCain campaign manager Rick Davis’ asertion that Obama is playing the race card. Interviewer Chris Cuomo played Obama’s comments from yesterday in reaction to McCain’s brilliant “Celeb” ad in which Obama’s readiness to lead the country is brought into question. Obama said, “What they’re [Bush and McCain] going to | Read More »
McCain/Reagan: Taxes, Speakers and the Race Card
Legal Editor for The Minority and HinzSight Reports By the most basic of criteria, John McCain is running a great campaign. He is defying history by either leading polls or being within the margin of error in July when past Dem losers led by from 7-14 points at this stage.
Is the time ripe for a McCain race speech?
With all the lambasting by Democrats, or more specifically the presumptuous Democratic nominee, shouldn’t Sen. McCain offer his own speech on “Race in America?” Republicans are not racists. I say this in confidence because we are the party of Lincoln, Roosevelt and Reagan. For those of you not familiar with American History, LINCOLN (aka Republicans) freed the slaves. The DEMOCRATS fought against it tooth and | Read More »
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Have you ever noticed that a certain group uses a certain word when referring to the members of a certain other group? In my opinion, I think they use it as a put-down to remind these folks of their place in society and to keep them subjugated? Well, I don’t like it, and I don’t think it is right. As someone in that latter (targeted) | Read More »
New York Times Shocker: Only 31% of Whites Have Favorable Opinion of Obama
As a rough estimate, if you believe the country is split 50/50, that means all of the white Republicans and 40% of the white Democrats do not have a favorable opinion of the Democrat nominee. Can you win a presidential election with those numbers? McCain has a 35% favorability rating. The real kicker for Hillary supporters is that their candidate has a favorability of 40% | Read More »
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