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  •  How true. (5+ / 0-)

    Calling him a Republican in a Democratic face would've been much more apropos.

    Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

    by corvo on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 02:28:52 PM PDT

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    •  I don't know if I remember it correctly, but it (0+ / 0-)

      was mainly from the black community that the racially loaded question was asked, if Obama is "black" enough. It didn't seem apropos back then, but that doesn't mean that the question was not in many people's mind. You can't control people's thinking. Those who asked this question, had their valid reasons, or do you think they are all just racially biased and irrational or insulting?

      And if you listen to his interview, he clearly incorporates "all the beautiful children" of the world and white people as well.
      You only want to hear the criticism of a black man by a black man, you don't want to hear the other side that is inclusive in Cornell's words.

      "Im Land der Schatten ist die Wahrheit eine Lüge"

      by mimi on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 08:42:08 PM PDT

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