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(Townhall)   Obama's true believers may not want to know the truth. But there are millions of other people who have simply projected their own desires for a post-racial America onto Barack Obama   (townhall.com) divider line 110
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2012-10-09 12:56:06 PM
If Obama was supposed to represent a post racial America, why do Republicans still spend their days obsessing over black people taking their money and projecting offensive stereotypes of black men on welfare onto the president?

Way to go Fartbama.
 
2012-10-09 12:57:37 PM
Guys, I tried to read this article. I really and truly did. But god damn it, I can't look past any "journalist" who lists a "ghetto style accent" at the top of their list of why Obama is a phony. Even as an Obama supporter, I could come up with better reasons to dislike the president other than the serious straw grasping this guy does.

To our right-wing counterparts: I try my hardest to expose myself to opposing viewpoints, but if this is the best you got, I'm sorry.
 
2012-10-09 12:59:46 PM
I agree.

And there are many Republicans who project their racists fears on Obama too.

So is that better?
 
2012-10-09 01:00:07 PM

CorporatePerson: If Obama was supposed to represent a post racial America, why do Republicans still spend their days obsessing over black people taking their money and projecting offensive stereotypes of black men on welfare onto the president?

Way to go Fartbama.


They just don't appreciate his rudeness in continuing to be black in public. THose things are supposed to be done discreetly.

/Uppity.
 
2012-10-09 01:01:07 PM

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Grungehamster: Anyone who thinks Obama was "speaking ghetto" got a clip that they think supports this view?

Obama will turn on the black preacher voice and cadence sometimes. Don't have a clip offhand, but he's done it in the past when addressing black audiences. "Speaking ghetto" is a little harsh, since it's not like he turns into Easy E on stage, but he does shift his voice, purposefully or not.


He does, but all speakers do. I distinctly remember Romney saying "y'all" during a speech in the TN primary.

To criticize Obama for using a more "black" diction and cadence when addressing a black audience only shows the profound disconnect the GOP has with anyone that isn't an angry white Christian male.
 
2012-10-09 01:01:59 PM

Zerochance: DROxINxTHExWIND: In his speech -- delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience

I stopped reading right here. Fark you, Townhall.

[media.giantbomb.com image 200x150]
NEWSFLASH - speakers often tailor their messages to their audience. More at 11.

Seriously, ain't that some bullshiat? Meanwhile Romney changes his entire platform depending on the audience, and that's perfectly fine.


Not to speak for someone I don't know but I think the objection is that white conservatives have the balls to try to analyze the first black President's speech pattern in racial terms as if they have even the slightest bit of experience in the matter.

At least that's my objection. Excuse me if I don't take seriously the racial opinions of people who think an event involving at least two black people is some sort of hip-hop uprising.
 
2012-10-09 01:02:26 PM

Zerochance: DROxINxTHExWIND: In his speech -- delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience

I stopped reading right here. Fark you, Townhall.


NEWSFLASH - speakers often tailor their messages to their audience. More at 11.

Seriously, ain't that some bullshiat? Meanwhile Romney changes his entire platform depending on the audience, and that's perfectly fine.


They do; to give another example of him talking to a minority audience and using a similar voice, check his fundraiser at the Apollo Theater back in January (the place where he did the Al Green cover.) He uses the same casual joking voice that slips into vernacular from time to time.

But this is not "urban black thug" speech, not by a long shot. He isn't speaking ghetto, it is a very comfortable salt of the earth act that most politicians use to connect to voters. There isn't anything in there that is especially "black talk" that I noticed (then again I'm from an urban city in the South, so it's possible I don't recognize certain slang from the 90's as inherently black).
 
2012-10-09 01:03:10 PM

Poopspasm: FFS, is this going to be an all day derpfest? Townhall, townhall, American thinker, fox news, etc etc etc.

Just link directly to Free republic and be done with it.


Meh, I don't mind. I'd rather debunk stupidity than to just be an echo who agrees with the author's points. Once you say, "yeah, the author was right", there's nothing else to do but sit around and wait to get trolled by a supposedly dissenting opinion. At least when I read American Thinker bullshiat I have a good idea that the author believes what he's saying, even if he is misguided. Whether you all want to admit it or not, Fark is a liberal website. The Moderators greenlight these links because people have more of a reaction to things they disagree with. Reaction = clicks.
 
2012-10-09 01:07:27 PM

Mugato: Their Presidential candidate belongs to a religion that didn't think blacks were human until less than 35 years ago so yeah, they might have some catching up to do when it comes to racial issues.


Not only was Mitt Romney a member of that religion while that policy was in place, he was a devout, strict follower. And he wasn't a child simply following the example of his parents, he was in his thirties. A full-grown man with the capacity for independent thought and free will who intentionally embraced such an abhorrent idea.
 
2012-10-09 01:08:36 PM

Grungehamster: But this is not "urban black thug" speech, not by a long shot. He isn't speaking ghetto, it is a very comfortable salt of the earth act that most politicians use to connect to voters. There isn't anything in there that is especially "black talk" that I noticed (then again I'm from an urban city in the South, so it's possible I don't recognize certain slang from the 90's as inherently black).


I knew a guy who would "whiten up" his voice when in the office or whatever, but among friends outside he would relax and be more "black casual," for lack of a better phrase. Something about being more articulate in front of the white folks, so they don't think you're inherently stupid. Obama could be doing something like that, having had to be the Harvard token black guy and also community organizer.
 
2012-10-09 01:11:16 PM

CorporatePerson: If Obama was supposed to represent a post racial America, why do Republicans still spend their days obsessing over black people taking their money and projecting offensive stereotypes of black men on welfare onto the president?

Way to go Fartbama.


Seriously! If Obama's election was supposed to mean the end of racism, then why the hell am I still a bleedin' racist?!? Explain that TARMAC HUSSERL OBONGMON
 
2012-10-09 01:11:21 PM

The Great EZE: Zerochance: DROxINxTHExWIND: In his speech -- delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience

I stopped reading right here. Fark you, Townhall.

[media.giantbomb.com image 200x150]
NEWSFLASH - speakers often tailor their messages to their audience. More at 11.

Seriously, ain't that some bullshiat? Meanwhile Romney changes his entire platform depending on the audience, and that's perfectly fine.

Not to speak for someone I don't know but I think the objection is that white conservatives have the balls to try to analyze the first black President's speech pattern in racial terms as if they have even the slightest bit of experience in the matter.

At least that's my objection. Excuse me if I don't take seriously the racial opinions of people who think an event involving at least two black people is some sort of hip-hop uprising.


Didn't RTFA, but in this case I think it's by Thomas Sowell who is himself black.

The problem is that he's portraying Obama's tone as the worst stereotypes of urban black culture, when it's anything but. I can kind of see the "black preacher" perspective, but are they now part of the cabal of racist anti-white agitators that Obama's speech sounds like to people like Sean Hannity?
 
2012-10-09 01:12:33 PM
Wow
0bama complains that the stafford act was not waived. Makes a racist claim about it

But it turns out is was waived.

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it

Come on Romney use that next week. Or at least use it in an ad.
 
2012-10-09 01:13:00 PM
2.bp.blogspot.com

What a "post-racial America" might look like.
 
2012-10-09 01:16:42 PM
Hey, look. 64 posts in and nobody addressed the central focus of the article Good job people, good job
 
2012-10-09 01:16:44 PM
"delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience"

You are right! A Republican candidate would never change his accent to fit the audience:

Link
 
2012-10-09 01:17:47 PM

Grungehamster: Didn't RTFA, but in this case I think it's by Thomas Sowell who is himself black.

The problem is that he's portraying Obama's tone as the worst stereotypes of urban black culture, when it's anything but. I can kind of see the "black preacher" perspective, but are they now part of the cabal of racist anti-white agitators that Obama's speech sounds like to people like Sean Hannity?


It's not that hard to hold such cognitive dissonance when you're working for an organization that is quite obviously in the pocket of...white conservatives.

It's journalistic puppetry of the most disgusting kind. If Mr. Sowell had any type of self-awareness, pride, or hell, concern for his loved ones' reputations he would understand the dangerous effect of using "ghetto" as a pejorative to his audience--especially in relation to a perfectly innocuous speech by, again, the first Black President in history.

But never mind that crap, we have an election to win!
 
2012-10-09 01:20:03 PM

czei: "delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience"

You are right! A Republican candidate would never change his accent to fit the audience:

Link


So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.
 
2012-10-09 01:20:53 PM

DROxINxTHExWIND: Poopspasm: FFS, is this going to be an all day derpfest? Townhall, townhall, American thinker, fox news, etc etc etc.

Just link directly to Free republic and be done with it.

Meh, I don't mind. I'd rather debunk stupidity than to just be an echo who agrees with the author's points. Once you say, "yeah, the author was right", there's nothing else to do but sit around and wait to get trolled by a supposedly dissenting opinion. At least when I read American Thinker bullshiat I have a good idea that the author believes what he's saying, even if he is misguided. Whether you all want to admit it or not, Fark is a liberal website. The Moderators greenlight these links because people have more of a reaction to things they disagree with. Reaction = clicks.


Okay, but here's what irks me - the headlines aren't creative or funny. I mean, look at this one right here: "Obama's true believers may not want to know the truth. But there are millions of other people who have simply projected their own desires for a post-racial America onto Barack Obama." No wit, no humor, nothing but a conclusory statement of alleged fact phrased in stilted, opaque language. It reads like something a pre-law student might think sounds intellectual.

It's not so much the derp that pisses me off, as it is the sheer boringness.
 
2012-10-09 01:24:24 PM

tenpoundsofcheese: Wow
0bama complains that the stafford act was not waived. Makes a racist claim about it

But it turns out is was waived.

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it

Come on Romney use that next week. Or at least use it in an ad.


It's the usual political Congressional stuff: Obama voted against HR2206 and voted for HR1591, two military funding appropriation bills that both contained a Stafford Act waiver for Katrina. One required a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, the other did not.

To act like Obama secretly opposed the Stafford Act repeal and then used it to try to stir up racist sentiment is ridiculous.
 
2012-10-09 01:25:23 PM

Munchausen's Proxy: So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.


I have to admit, it takes stones to troll with a handle that includes the word "munch."
 
2012-10-09 01:26:34 PM

Grungehamster: Didn't RTFA, but in this case I think it's by Thomas Sowell who is himself black.


In that case, that's worse because Sowell cannot feign ignorance. He has to know there are different types of "black speak" and That Obama's certainly does not fall under "ghetto".

He's just stoking irrational racial fears for the sake of partisanship.
 
2012-10-09 01:26:49 PM

Grungehamster: tenpoundsofcheese: Wow
0bama complains that the stafford act was not waived. Makes a racist claim about it

But it turns out is was waived.

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it

Come on Romney use that next week. Or at least use it in an ad.

It's the usual political Congressional stuff: Obama voted against HR2206 and voted for HR1591, two military funding appropriation bills that both contained a Stafford Act waiver for Katrina. One required a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, the other did not.

To act like Obama secretly opposed the Stafford Act repeal and then used it to try to stir up racist sentiment is ridiculous.


But the second point of the article was that the vote, an passing through congress of the waiver was two weeks before the speech in which he said that there was no waiver. People tend to speak at the level of their audience. If Obama took on phrasing and tone of his audience, I don't have a problem with it. If he purposely lied about the waiver, that is a different thing.
 
2012-10-09 01:27:26 PM

BMulligan: DROxINxTHExWIND: Poopspasm: FFS, is this going to be an all day derpfest? Townhall, townhall, American thinker, fox news, etc etc etc.

Just link directly to Free republic and be done with it.

Meh, I don't mind. I'd rather debunk stupidity than to just be an echo who agrees with the author's points. Once you say, "yeah, the author was right", there's nothing else to do but sit around and wait to get trolled by a supposedly dissenting opinion. At least when I read American Thinker bullshiat I have a good idea that the author believes what he's saying, even if he is misguided. Whether you all want to admit it or not, Fark is a liberal website. The Moderators greenlight these links because people have more of a reaction to things they disagree with. Reaction = clicks.

Okay, but here's what irks me - the headlines aren't creative or funny. I mean, look at this one right here: "Obama's true believers may not want to know the truth. But there are millions of other people who have simply projected their own desires for a post-racial America onto Barack Obama." No wit, no humor, nothing but a conclusory statement of alleged fact phrased in stilted, opaque language. It reads like something a pre-law student might think sounds intellectual.

It's not so much the derp that pisses me off, as it is the sheer boringness.


You sound tired

But you are right the headline should have been

Not news 0bama claims stafford act wasn't waived due to racist reasons

Fark: It was waived weeks before he made the speech

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it.

That is a GOP ad right there.

0bama didn't care about New Orleans
 
2012-10-09 01:28:11 PM
why would obama do such a thing? getting the people all upset about the stafford act not being waived for new orleans, when in fact it was waived and he voted against it????

oh, never mind, he used a ghetto dialect or something... that makes it ok.
i guess...
 
2012-10-09 01:28:28 PM

soy_bomb: It's a conspiracy! All we should have are links from Crooks & Liars, Think Progress, TPM & Daily KOS!


It would be easier for you to push the whole "BOTH SIDES ARE BAD" canard if not for the unfortunate fact that you're comparing three sites (I'll let you slide on DailyKOS) which primarily just dig up entirely verifiable facts and verbatim statements regarding right-wing politicians that make them look bad with three sites that are almost exclusively dedicated to arm-flailing, head-spinning op-ed hit pieces full of weasel words and intentionally vague accusations.

Maybe the reason those other sites are full of facts and transcripts that make conservatives look bad is that conservatives are often on the wrong side of reality and they frequently say things that make them appear in an unflattering light?

I mean... there's a whole industry out there, practically, that sustains itself solely by following around conservative politicians and pundits, waiting for them to willingly say something stupid or demonstrably false... then posting their statements, unedited, on the web for all to see. Do you think maybe the reason they can do that is that conservatives are often wrong and offensive? Do you think maybe it's so hard for the right to post anything but derp-filled op-eds is because liberal politicians, whether you agree with their opinions or not, mostly stick to some semblance of fact when they speak?

Nah. That can't be it. Must be both sides are bad....
 
2012-10-09 01:29:05 PM

PirateKing: To tell a family secret, his grandmother was dutch.


Did she own an oven?
 
2012-10-09 01:29:07 PM

BMulligan: Munchausen's Proxy: So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.

I have to admit, it takes stones to troll with a handle that includes the word "munch."


So did you have a point? As I initially said, it was not clear to me.

Not sure of what munch and troll make you think of. How about I laugh that your handle has BM in it. Now that is funny.
 
2012-10-09 01:29:30 PM
Ahh yes, people voted for Obama because he was black. Not because people recognized that Republicans were responsible for the disaster that was the previous 8 years...we just all hate honkys that much.
 
2012-10-09 01:29:37 PM

Grungehamster: tenpoundsofcheese: Wow
0bama complains that the stafford act was not waived. Makes a racist claim about it

But it turns out is was waived.

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it

Come on Romney use that next week. Or at least use it in an ad.

It's the usual political Congressional stuff: Obama voted against HR2206 and voted for HR1591, two military funding appropriation bills that both contained a Stafford Act waiver for Katrina. One required a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, the other did not.

To act like Obama secretly opposed the Stafford Act repeal and then used it to try to stir up racist sentiment is ridiculous.


It was a racist charge that was not true. In addition New Orleans got a lot more money than New York despite 0bamas lies to the contrary
 
2012-10-09 01:31:24 PM

Munchausen's Proxy: BMulligan: Munchausen's Proxy: So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.

I have to admit, it takes stones to troll with a handle that includes the word "munch."

So did you have a point? As I initially said, it was not clear to me.

Not sure of what munch and troll make you think of. How about I laugh that your handle has BM in it. Now that is funny.


let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?
 
2012-10-09 01:31:32 PM
No, the projection is this:

1) Black man gets elected POTUS
2) Conservatives/racists who didn't vote for him claim that this means we are now post-race 'Murica
3) Launch thinly-veiled racist attacks against Black POTUS, then claim that those who call their thinly-veiled racist attacks "racist" are they, themselves, racist.

/4) PROFIT
 
2012-10-09 01:33:06 PM

colon_pow:

let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?


"It's pronounced Azz weep eh."
 
2012-10-09 01:33:25 PM

Munchausen's Proxy: czei: "delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience"

You are right! A Republican candidate would never change his accent to fit the audience:

Link

So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.


I can't speak for him, but I would say it goes more like it's not a problem, Obama does do it, members of the GOP also do it, and you probably do it, too. I speak differently to my boss that I would to my friends. I speak differently to my girlfriend than I do a bartender. I call them tags in my current state and license plates in my home state. You probably do similar.

Republicans trying to make something of it is like some guy giving you a lecture on the evils of eating meat while chowing down on a steak.
 
2012-10-09 01:39:24 PM

thurstonxhowell: Munchausen's Proxy: czei: "delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience"

You are right! A Republican candidate would never change his accent to fit the audience:

Link

So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.

I can't speak for him, but I would say it goes more like it's not a problem, Obama does do it, members of the GOP also do it, and you probably do it, too. I speak differently to my boss that I would to my friends. I speak differently to my girlfriend than I do a bartender. I call them tags in my current state and license plates in my home state. You probably do similar.

Republicans trying to make something of it is like some guy giving you a lecture on the evils of eating meat while chowing down on a steak.


I agree, and have said earlier, that the so-called dialect change should not be an issue Everyone does that. Everyone speaks differently depending on who they are speaking to. It has obviously clouded the issue I think the article should have focused on, and that is that the speech he gave contained known falsehoods. Why he chose to use those is the question, regardless of the words he used. I also think "he voted against" is always a bad argument factually due to all the different issues in any particular bill. Unfortunately, it plays well in TV ads.
 
2012-10-09 01:58:01 PM

tenpoundsofcheese: Grungehamster: tenpoundsofcheese: Wow
0bama complains that the stafford act was not waived. Makes a racist claim about it

But it turns out is was waived.

Ultra fark: 0bama voted against waiving it

Come on Romney use that next week. Or at least use it in an ad.

It's the usual political Congressional stuff: Obama voted against HR2206 and voted for HR1591, two military funding appropriation bills that both contained a Stafford Act waiver for Katrina. One required a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, the other did not.

To act like Obama secretly opposed the Stafford Act repeal and then used it to try to stir up racist sentiment is ridiculous.

It was a racist charge that was not true. In addition New Orleans got a lot more money than New York despite 0bamas lies to the contrary


1) You realize that the damages caused by Katrina FAR exceeded the damages of 9/11, right?
2) It took over a year and a half for them to pass a waiver; notice that this bill passed in May of 2007 to provide funding for damages associated with Katrina which hit in August 2005 along with funding for damages from Wilma, Dennis, and Rita. Could you imagine if we waited until early June 2003 to waive the Stafford Act after 9/11?

Obama should have made clear that the waiver had just recently passed, but as far as his claims that New Orleans didn't have get nearly enough federal support after the storm.
 
2012-10-09 02:04:49 PM

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Grungehamster: Anyone who thinks Obama was "speaking ghetto" got a clip that they think supports this view?

Obama will turn on the black preacher voice and cadence sometimes. Don't have a clip offhand, but he's done it in the past when addressing black audiences. "Speaking ghetto" is a little harsh, since it's not like he turns into Easy E on stage, but he does shift his voice, purposefully or not.


Southern. Southern Preacher. Not black. And try 2008 DNC on for size. NOW! Is -not- thetimetolookback for answerrrs, but FORWARD! We ask -only- foryoutolookwithinyourselves and SEE the true future of this. great. country.

He goes into his sing-songy cadence in prepared speeches. He turns on Harvard Professor in debates like this. When asked a frank question, he picks it apart, unpacks it, answers each part in sequence and ties it together with the original phrasing of the question. Apparently this is a Bad Thing (tm) and he should act more like a Southern Preacher in the debates and then listen to the press biatch about how angry he looked and how unpresidential he sounded and how our allies would feel if he's talking to them like this and...

This shiatshow has gone on about just long enough, I think.

Obama has to tread carefully because there are racists in America. No two ways about it. He can't be seen to have ANY relationship or kinship with Jeremiah Wright, for example. This includes saying similar things, sounding similar, looking similar, using his name, mentioning his church, talking about religion at all, talking about shared black heritage and culture at all...

Basically, Obama's been very cautious about playing to his audience. And IMO, for good reason.
 
2012-10-09 02:07:26 PM

BeesNuts: Basically, Obama's been very cautious about playing to his audience. And IMO, for good reason.


is that how he won the debate?
 
2012-10-09 02:08:25 PM

Munchausen's Proxy: czei: "delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience"

You are right! A Republican candidate would never change his accent to fit the audience:

Link

So are you agreeing that Obama did it, or saying it is wrong only when a republican candidate does it? I can't quite make out your point.


In my experience people subconsciously alter their speech patterns to be more like those around them, which is neither good nor bad. I'm a northerner, but after a couple of weeks in the south started to pick up small differences in pronunciation without thinking about it. So, there's nothing wrong in principle with succumbing to the natural reaction to fit in.

Now, I listened to a lot of that speech, and couldn't hear any differences in how Obama sounded. The important thing isn't wether he did or not, the important thing is the right-wing echo chamber thinks he did, using the derogatory description of Obama's accent as "ghetto", meant to imply an association between a black President and the imaginary horde of poor black people living like kings off the public purse. 

In one of my previous careers I did sound design, and often had to deal with the problem that people project what they fear and desire onto what they hear. For example, I used a recording of a woman giving birth in a segment, but the client was totally convinced the sound was of a woman having sex, turning his whole clip into something obscene. The same psychological principle is at work here, where the worst thing they can imagine is a president who is secretly in league with lower-caste poor black people.
 
2012-10-09 02:33:19 PM

colon_pow: BeesNuts: Basically, Obama's been very cautious about playing to his audience. And IMO, for good reason.

is that how he won the debate?


Look. Look how stupid you are.
 
2012-10-09 02:42:42 PM
colon_pow 2012-10-09 01:31:24 PM
(farky'd as: I got Force-choked and I can't shut up! 7067733, 7229724, 7309648, 7324451)


let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?

Sure thing dude.

www.globalhealingcenter.com
 
2012-10-09 02:59:25 PM

Zerochance: DROxINxTHExWIND: In his speech -- delivered in a ghetto-style accent that Obama doesn't use anywhere except when he is addressing a black audience
I stopped reading right here. Fark you, Townhall.

[media.giantbomb.com image 200x150]
NEWSFLASH - speakers often tailor their messages to their audience. More at 11.
Seriously, ain't that some bullshiat? Meanwhile Romney changes his entire platform depending on the audience, and that's perfectly fine.


The other possibility is that Obama's relaxed speaking voice is what we heard in the video, and when he is speaking to a larger audience he puts on a more formal sounding "announcer" voice.

/neither option suggests insincerity on Obama's part
//most people talk differently in different circumstances, like annunciating more when on the phone
///how racist are the conservatives that they think we should be frightened by hearing Obama speak with a black dialect?
 
2012-10-09 03:03:56 PM

Kittypie070: colon_pow 2012-10-09 01:31:24 PM
(farky'd as: I got Force-choked and I can't shut up! 7067733, 7229724, 7309648, 7324451)

let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?

Sure thing dude.

[www.globalhealingcenter.com image 200x200]


To the green with you.
 
2012-10-09 03:05:56 PM

Eshman: colon_pow: BeesNuts: Basically, Obama's been very cautious about playing to his audience. And IMO, for good reason.

is that how he won the debate?

Look. Look how stupid you are.




BeesNuts: I maintain that Obama "won" that debate. I came away from that experience thinking that Obama presented his case in the face of a bully whose ideas were so bankrupt he RAN FROM THEM on stage. It wasn't Obama's strongest showing ever, no. But read the transcript! Everything people say he didn't take Romney to task for? He did! I guess those people just weren't paying attention? And they just bought into the idea that he needed to yell his replies in order to be heard?

 
2012-10-09 03:08:22 PM
If you know any true believers in Obama, show them the transcript of his June 5, 2007 speech at Hampton University (available from the Federal News Service) and then show them page S6823 of the Congressional Record for May 24, 2007, which lists which Senators voted which way on the waiver of the Stafford Act requirement for New Orleans.

The Oratorical Wonder is caught red handed in a deliberate lie that was swept under the rug by the Corporate Media and FARKER's butthurt brigade pretends a Hawaiian drawl is today's topic.

Imagine that.
 
2012-10-09 03:09:18 PM
Eshman 2012-10-09 03:03:56 PM

Kittypie070:
colon_pow 2012-10-09 01:31:24 PM
(farky'd as: I got Force-choked and I can't shut up! 7067733, 7229724, 7309648, 7324451)

let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?

Sure thing dude.

[www.globalhealingcenter.com image 200x200]


To the green with you.


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Mildly Perplexed Cat is Mildly Perplexed.

All I did was post a cheap shot.
 
2012-10-09 03:12:32 PM

Kittypie070: Eshman 2012-10-09 03:03:56 PM

Kittypie070:
colon_pow 2012-10-09 01:31:24 PM
(farky'd as: I got Force-choked and I can't shut up! 7067733, 7229724, 7309648, 7324451)

let's not poke fun at people's fark handles, ok?

Sure thing dude.

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To the green with you.

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Mildly Perplexed Cat is Mildly Perplexed.

All I did was post a cheap shot.


that wasn't a cheap shot. it hurt me down deeply. in my guts.
 
2012-10-09 03:13:45 PM

GraphicAddiction: The Oratorical Wonder is caught red handed in a deliberate lie that was swept under the rug by the Corporate Media and FARKER's butthurt brigade pretends a Hawaiian drawl is today's topic.
Imagine that.


Holy God GraphicAddicion is here. This is serious sh*t.
 
2012-10-09 03:26:20 PM
[wraps tail around colon_pow's ankle in friendly manner]

Nice comeback. :D
 
2012-10-09 03:29:02 PM

Kittypie070: [wraps tail around colon_pow's ankle in friendly manner]

Nice comeback. :D


you can be mean sometimes. like an alleycat.

scratches your head.
 
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