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(Politico)   On Saturday, when Barack Obama was apologizing for his racist church, John McCain visited Walter Reed. Without TV cameras   (politico.com) divider line 380
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2008-06-01 06:31:42 PM  
Stupid Subby, he wasn't apologizing. He was quitting.
 
2008-06-01 06:32:40 PM  
no cameras but it still makes the news, i almost believe it wasnt just to make him look good.

if obama wasn't busy dealing with hillary he could be out parading around the middle east and hospitals just like mccain. too bad for mccain obama wont pretend those things give you experience.
 
2008-06-01 06:33:29 PM  
One F Jef: God you farking mods make me sick. Pathetic. McCainDemocrat must be a farking admin.

i25.tinypic.com
 
2008-06-01 06:34:07 PM  
I'll respect John McCain when it comes to veterans when he stops voting with Bush against rewarding them for their service and using bullshiat claims to back his vote up. I think actually providing them with tangible benefits would be more helpful and more welcome than visiting them and providing them words of comfort, however nice that may be for the few troops he's able to spend a sizable chunk of time with each day that he visits.
 
2008-06-01 06:34:38 PM  
Why he was really at Walter Reed:

Phase #1, New wiring:
www.evilinternet.com

Phase #2, New helmet:
www.evilinternet.com
 
2008-06-01 06:35:13 PM  
So a tired, weak, old man goes to a hospital. What a surprise twist.
 
2008-06-01 06:35:34 PM  
Donald_McRonald: steamingpile: I think its the kill whitey speeches given there

[citation needed]


Not really just do a google search and you can find hundreds of sites, Im not your support staff stay ignorant if you must but if people spoke of things that scared or distorted my view I may actually go look for them or to put my mind at ease.

Stay in line with the flock, I dont really care.
 
2008-06-01 06:35:52 PM  
Saying that McCain would be the same as 4 more years of Bush is ridiculous. The reason alot of right wing conservatives don't like McCain is because he disagrees with Bush and other right wingers on so much.... I don't get it.
 
2008-06-01 06:35:56 PM  
skinink: This is what's wrong with the media. Forget Obama, why aren't the reporters all over the rest of the congregation that still goes to that church? Racists on either side, black or white, should never get a free pass. Especially an entire congregation.

That's what bothered me the most. From what I read about the priest, he's an attention whore, so I wasn't surprised. But, to see the crowd enjoy it so much, made me sick.
 
2008-06-01 06:36:08 PM  
Don't know about the rest of you. But I could seriously care less whatever McCain does. He is another "let's keep the same crap goin" kind of guy. In fact, I believe he wants us to keep troops in Iraq until 2013. Could be wrong, but that was the last I heard on the news.

With that same kind of brain dead thinking, I'd vote for a flying saucer believing independent before I'd vote for him.

Does he have *ANY* qualities that ANYONE would vote for?
 
2008-06-01 06:36:33 PM  
Most posters would never be anywhere near Walter Reed
 
2008-06-01 06:36:37 PM  
steamingpile: You really need to read more about the church than just hating it cause its a good reason not to trust obama.

Start with yourself.
 
2008-06-01 06:37:04 PM  
whidbey: when Barack Obama was apologizing for his racist church

FAIL, subby.


Yeah, but is he wrong?
 
2008-06-01 06:37:20 PM  
steamingpile: Not really just do a google search and you can find hundreds of sites, Im not your support staff stay ignorant if you must but if people spoke of things that scared or distorted my view I may actually go look for them or to put my mind at ease.

Uh, no. Either provide a specific link proving your point or don't bring it up again. That's how it works.
 
2008-06-01 06:37:32 PM  
Nabb1: ...If a white church were shown praising McCain or Hillary and making fun of Obama, with the preacher carrying on and saying, "Obama thinks he's entitled to be the nominee because he's black" and all the folks in the congregation were cheering and clapping and carrying on, well, wouldn't you think that racist?

You do realize that this preacher was (wait for it) white, correct?

I've said it before and I'll say it again: if you truly believe that a half-white man, who attended church with white pastors, is somehow "anti-white," then you may be officially too stupid to function. The same applies to anyone who votes on the issue during a time of duel wars and economic recession

Speaking of McCain, I would certainly hope he visits. People like himself, who voted for this war, are the reason these young people are being hospitalized or outright killed.
 
2008-06-01 06:37:59 PM  
I went to a hospital once, without cameras.

Therefore, I am a hero.
 
2008-06-01 06:39:32 PM  
Was he there to explain why he's always voting against getting those guys better care and attention?

Or why he voted against helping them get a college education after they've come home?
 
2008-06-01 06:40:05 PM  
Hetfield: So a tired, weak, old man goes to a hospital. What a surprise twist.


Attacking women and seniors.

Obama worshipers are making friends fast!
 
2008-06-01 06:40:13 PM  
jennyz: Saying that McCain would be the same as 4 more years of Bush is ridiculous. The reason alot of right wing conservatives don't like McCain is because he disagrees with Bush and other right wingers on so much.... I don't get it.

Uh... the reason they've opposed him is because he (formerly, at least) did not pander to the religious right. That's an honorable thing.

His foreign policy, treatment of our soldiers, and economic plans are no different than what George has offered.
 
2008-06-01 06:40:55 PM  
limboslam: Yeah, but is he wrong?

Now that I think about it, it was more of a slag at McCain supporters who still buy into the significance of what somebody else said about something other than finding real criticisms to level against Obama.
 
2008-06-01 06:42:11 PM  
whidbey: Nabb1: I mean, every time a sermon makes the news, it's a racist rant.

Extreme, I'll grant you. But I'm not seeing what's racist or for that matter how the church is "preaching hate."

Those claims are a bunch of bullsh*t.


God damn the United States? You don't see that as hate? Wow. You've drunken so much Kool-Aid I'm surprised you're still alive.
 
2008-06-01 06:42:17 PM  
WFern: You do realize that this preacher was (wait for it) white, correct?

The speaker being white doesn't change the substance of the speech.
 
2008-06-01 06:42:21 PM  
i31.tinypic.com

Buck McFush
 
2008-06-01 06:42:27 PM  
jennyz: Saying that McCain would be the same as 4 more years of Bush is ridiculous. The reason alot of right wing conservatives don't like McCain is because he disagrees with Bush and other right wingers on so much.... I don't get it.

They Democrats play that card, not because it's accurate, but because they think it's their strongest hand. If people were to take an honest look at both men, their experiences, their accomplishments, their judgment--well, Democrats obviously don't want THAT.

So they take out the widest brush they have, and paint as quickly as possible "McCain is Bush!" over and over.

Since they don't want voters to look at who he is, they will just try to convince them that he is actually someone else...

/don't think it's going to work, FWIW
 
2008-06-01 06:43:04 PM  
Was he tossing out loaves of bread?
 
2008-06-01 06:44:00 PM  
Submitter is either a masterful troll or the reason this country is so farked up.
 
2008-06-01 06:44:18 PM  
taurusowner: God damn the United States? You don't see that as hate? Wow. You've drunken so much Kool-Aid I'm surprised you're still alive.

Sorry, but a statement uttered in anger!=preaching hate

I've said that a few times myself. Cue your next talking point...
 
2008-06-01 06:45:15 PM  
taurusowner:
God damn the United States? You don't see that as hate? Wow. You've drunken so much Kool-Aid I'm surprised you're still alive.


That phrase is just sensationalist bullshiat, and sounds a lot less hateful in context. How's your koolaid?
 
2008-06-01 06:45:24 PM  
On Saturday, when Barack Obama was apologizing for his racist church, John McCain visited Walter Reed. Without TV cameras. Then quietly leaked the fact.

FTFY
 
2008-06-01 06:45:55 PM  
Um, yeah - McCain said he's going to keep this war going another 4 years. If he cared so much about the wounded and dying, he'd pledge to stop this waste of money and life already. Hero tag? Really?
 
2008-06-01 06:45:59 PM  
Troll-aid is more like it.
 
2008-06-01 06:46:03 PM  
tkirby: Was he tossing out loaves of bread?


No, that's this man's job...

i28.tinypic.com
 
2008-06-01 06:46:49 PM  
tkirby: Submitter is either a masterful troll or the reason this country is so farked up.

Submitter here. Really, I am.

I wanted a greenlight, and I wanted to dis Obama. This article was too easy!
 
2008-06-01 06:47:09 PM  
taurusowner: God damn the United States? You don't see that as hate? Wow. You've drunken so much Kool-Aid I'm surprised you're still alive.

God damn the United States for its poverty and persistent racism is what he said. And he's right.

If you ever scolded someone you loved, you'll know what that means.

Nabb1: The speaker being white doesn't change the substance of the speech.

It does when you accuse him of hating whites.
 
2008-06-01 06:47:18 PM  
Yes another version of Afternoon_Delight again, you are.

Avoiding another ban?
 
2008-06-01 06:47:26 PM  
whidbey: I've said that a few times myself.

Well it's nice to know who the shiatbags are. Thanks for admitting it.
 
2008-06-01 06:48:18 PM  
WFern: Nabb1: The speaker being white doesn't change the substance of the speech.

It does when you accuse him of hating whites.


No, it doesn't. Self-hatred? Playing to the prejudices of his audience?
 
2008-06-01 06:48:31 PM  
Thanks for admitting you hate freedom of speech, taurusowner.
 
2008-06-01 06:48:39 PM  
Step #1: freeper posts headline to Fark, usually on a weekend afternoon when most of the modmins are hammered or having wet, sloppy sex with an unfortunate partner.

Step #2: Freeper emails modmin friend. "Hey, you should greenlight this" (under the guise of potential wet, sloppy sex... or at least a blow job).

Step #3: Modmin greenlights.

Step #5: Freeper, while applying chapstik, emails his ravenous freeptastic troll friends to post to greenlit thread.

Step #6: What you see above.
 
2008-06-01 06:48:59 PM  
whidbey: I've said that a few times myself. Cue your next talking point...

From the pulpit to your congregation, though? That's a little different, is it not?
 
2008-06-01 06:48:59 PM  
Chester the Snake: tkirby: Submitter is either a masterful troll or the reason this country is so farked up.

Submitter here. Really, I am.

I wanted a greenlight, and I wanted to dis Obama. This article was too easy!


From your profile:

"Location - Hillaryland"

Kind of says it all.
 
2008-06-01 06:49:27 PM  
kgun12: Was this before of after McCain voted against the G.I bill???

this.
 
2008-06-01 06:50:39 PM  
Nabb1: From the pulpit to your congregation, though? That's a little different, is it not?

I don't know about your definition, but free speech isn't just confined to one's bedroom or dinner table.

The issue is whether it's racist or whether it preaches hate. It isn't either.
 
2008-06-01 06:50:45 PM  
As a veteran, I used to admire McCain...Now, I think he's one of Bush's biggest dicksuckers.

His vote against the expanded GI Bill benefits, by his own explanation for his vote, is pro-military and anti-soldier.

He's scum.
 
2008-06-01 06:51:07 PM  
steamingpile: Donald_McRonald: steamingpile: I think its the kill whitey speeches given there

[citation needed]

Not really just do a google search and you can find hundreds of sites, Im not your support staff stay ignorant if you must but if people spoke of things that scared or distorted my view I may actually go look for them or to put my mind at ease.

Stay in line with the flock, I dont really care.


Ooh, you're not my support staff, how original. Weaver was spouting that one when he was still a bushbot.
 
2008-06-01 06:51:24 PM  
Five Frozen Fish Fingers: Buck McFush

Thanks! I did not have liquid in my moth when looking at your picture.

But is a funny.
 
2008-06-01 06:51:57 PM  
Nabb1: No, it doesn't. Self-hatred? Playing to the prejudices of his audience?

So I when I accuse a white American group of maintaining racist beliefs, that means that I, in turn, hate whites.

Did you forget your medication this morning or are you deliberately leading the conversation in a circle?

/Blue-eyed caucasian of German/English heritage. Not remotely offended by Obama or his church.
 
2008-06-01 06:52:33 PM  
"Axias 2008-06-01 03:58:12 PM
Too bad he voted against giving the vets some actual benefits.
/lip service, u can keep it""

Because the disgusting and sleazy democrats tie things like guaranteed union labor only on new installation contracts or put other agenda first add-ins into the bill. These people are trolls. They play games with veteran benefits to try and make the conservatives look bad. farking trolls hid shiat in their legislation they know the conservatives won't sign off on. You don't fark around with politics when it comes to the vets. But these scum do that.
 
2008-06-01 06:53:01 PM  
WFern: Did you forget your medication this morning or are you deliberately leading the conversation in a circle?

He's driving in the HOV lane.
 
2008-06-01 06:53:32 PM  
WFern: Nabb1: No, it doesn't. Self-hatred? Playing to the prejudices of his audience?

So I when I accuse a white American group of maintaining racist beliefs, that means that I, in turn, hate whites.

Did you forget your medication this morning or are you deliberately leading the conversation in a circle?


I'm sorry, but how is a white person not capable of making speeches that are racist against whites? That's not talking in circles.
 
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