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Obama Uses John Lewis Funeral to
Call for ‘Eliminating the Filibuster’

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Posted By: Imright, 7/30/2020 3:18:29 PM

Former President Barack Obama used his eulogy at the funeral of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) to call for an end to the Senate filibuster to pass Democrats’ new legislation on voting reform.Obama said that Republicans had imitated Jim Crow-era restrictions on voting rights, which Lewis marched against, by passing state voter ID laws and other measures that conservatives argue prevent voter fraud.He urged Congress to pass a new version of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.“You want to honor John? Let’s honor him by revitalizing the law that he was willing to die for,” Obama said, to applause.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hershey 7/30/2020 3:20:49 PM (No. 494930)
No, we don't want to honor John, especially when it makes it easier for democraps to stuff the ballot box...and remember obamazero, YOUR party was the anti Black/vote party way back before you got all the blacks onto your plantation by giving them a lot of freebies...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: TexaTucky 7/30/2020 3:25:29 PM (No. 494935)
If you feel the self-righteous urge to preach to the mourners when you eulogize, you seek to honor yourself, not the corpse.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JL80863 7/30/2020 3:26:44 PM (No. 494936)
How many times did he say "I", "Me", "My"?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 7/30/2020 3:28:07 PM (No. 494937)
I saw about 2 minutes of it. What a scuz bag!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 7/30/2020 3:29:52 PM (No. 494940)
Did he speak in English or In John Lewis?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344 7/30/2020 3:30:40 PM (No. 494941)
The most disgusting man to hold Presdency. He enabled black thugs to go ahea to wreack havoc. SHAMEFUL.
56 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney 7/30/2020 3:36:41 PM (No. 494947)
How boring to see the old presidential relics at another funeral telling us what to do, after their failed presidencies.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: starboard 7/30/2020 3:38:05 PM (No. 494950)
They are doing a Wellstone Lite funeral service for John Lewis. Instead of memorializing Lewis, they are politicizing.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: ScottC 7/30/2020 3:38:13 PM (No. 494951)
Obarry is the President that initiated an attempt to circumvent democracy in order to prevent a certain candidate from becoming President and now he is going to preach voting rights. He is clearly a psychopath.
42 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: cold porridge 7/30/2020 3:39:59 PM (No. 494953)
Shut up Obozo, we had more than enough of your opinion for 8 years. Elections have consequences and we don't need to hear from you again. You belong in Gitmo for treason.
42 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: vrb8m 7/30/2020 3:40:54 PM (No. 494955)
Disgraceful spectacle.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: qr4j 7/30/2020 3:46:18 PM (No. 494963)
I am done. I want out of this whole mess. I didn't sign up for Obama BS. Final exit, baby!
16 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: pc1eszm 7/30/2020 3:47:49 PM (No. 494966)
Well who didn’t know this was going to happen!!?? ATL media has breathlessly been reporting every move John Lewis’ casket has made since he died 13 days ago. Enough, already. Herman Cain was also an Atlantan. I wonder how much media attention his funeral will generate.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Chuzzles 7/30/2020 3:58:09 PM (No. 494969)
No thank you, and once again you made somebody's funeral all about you and your agenda Stinky. When are you ever going to learn you are the kiss of death for your party. They cause enough grief for themselves without you helping them over the cliff Stinky.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Right Time 7/30/2020 4:00:28 PM (No. 494970)
And I call for an end to Obama and the entirety of his corrupt Administration and co-conspirators
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Georgia Peach 7/30/2020 4:10:19 PM (No. 494976)
Keeping it classy,Dems.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/30/2020 4:24:58 PM (No. 494985)
Shame. Shame on you Obie and the dims. And the msm.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ben Around 7/30/2020 4:25:14 PM (No. 494987)
I wonder if lil'barry knows it was that dems that instituted Jim Crow?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Newtsche 7/30/2020 4:30:04 PM (No. 494990)
Keep it up, I'm fine with John Lewis being the face of black America.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: volksford 7/30/2020 4:31:09 PM (No. 494991)
If they win both houses in 2020 it's a done deal.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Starboard_side 7/30/2020 4:32:48 PM (No. 494993)
Notice he didn't seem to care about honoring John Lewis when he was alive, and when Obama was president, when he had the House and Senate to do things? Guess, this is more of "leading from behind".
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Quigley 7/30/2020 4:33:12 PM (No. 494994)
He filibustered at the funeral against the filibuster. Even the corpse was yawning.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: marbles 7/30/2020 4:38:27 PM (No. 494998)
Who applauds at a funeral ?????? Democrats. Sick, very sick behavior.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: lakerman1 7/30/2020 4:41:38 PM (No. 495001)
Do we really need a kenyan klown to advise us on voting laws? he is beneath contempt.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: EQKimball 7/30/2020 4:41:40 PM (No. 495002)
Democrats have long loved or hated the filibuster depending on the outcome of the congressional election. If the Republicans hold the Senate, they will revere the filibuster as the last bulwark against tyranny by the majority.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Vaquero45 7/30/2020 4:45:45 PM (No. 495007)
They’ve dragged this old fool’s corpse across three states the last week or so, to one dumbassed memorial after another. Bury him, already - and shut up!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Tptems 7/30/2020 4:49:39 PM (No. 495010)
As I have said in response to previous posts about voting...If voting is such a sacred part of our democracy, It would be treated as such by both parties. I just has to show an ID to buy lunch with my credit card. Why is it so much easier to keep income tax records accurate as compared to voter rolls or availability of polling locations (rhetorical)? Don’t believe it’s just a Democrat versus Republican issue...both parties game the issue.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 7/30/2020 4:51:43 PM (No. 495013)
Yet, it was Senator Robert C Byrd (D-KKK) who filibustered against the 1964 Civil Rights Bill.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: GoodDeal 7/30/2020 4:55:02 PM (No. 495015)
Jeeezis how many more weeks will this John Lewis funeral go on? Im sick of it already. Obama forgot to mention the Democrat Party formed the KKK as the enforcement squad for their party's standards. They are the ones that killed freed black slaves on the way to vote because they freed slaves voted Republican. They are the party that formed the Confederate Army and designed the Confederate Flag and fought the Civil War to maintain and keep slavery a legal business and practice in the United States. Seems Obozo has forgotten his US history.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rama41 7/30/2020 5:02:11 PM (No. 495018)
Excerpts from Obama's speech should be all we need to take re-elect Trump and take back Congress.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: franq 7/30/2020 5:15:31 PM (No. 495022)
I despise that fraud.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: hammondb3 7/30/2020 5:48:09 PM (No. 495042)
What a smug ass. What a petulant, self-absorbed, pitiful excuse for a man. You will find humility and self-sacrifice in Barack Obama the very same day you will see Danny DeVito slam one home as he lofts himself from the free throw line. Obama is the poster child for vapid arrogance.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Tanker76 7/30/2020 5:52:33 PM (No. 495047)
Arrogance and stupidity, all in one package, how terribly efficient of little barry soetero
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Highvoltage 7/30/2020 5:54:03 PM (No. 495048)
Obama, the racist president to threw gasoline on Ferguson, Washington D.C. and every other racial incident to tell the blacks it was ok to riot. Gosh it sure takes lots of days to bury some people.
12 people like this.

Reply 35 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/30/2020 6:41:19 PM (No. 495071)
Lewis was a racist.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: udanja99 7/30/2020 6:45:31 PM (No. 495076)
What is this now, Lewis’ fifth funeral? All for a man who sold out and joined the very racists who bashed his head in.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/30/2020 7:37:49 PM (No. 495128)
Makes no sense, Lewis was only in the House for 50 years or so were there is no filibuster. Now it would make sense to use Lewis as an example to push for term limits.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/30/2020 8:25:06 PM (No. 495163)
Sleaziest half-breed fraud liar EVER... Other than Satan.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: bighambone 7/30/2020 8:30:50 PM (No. 495172)
Barack Obama showed that he is a real lowlife by using what was supposed to be a funeral eulogy as a very partisan political speech. You can see why President Trump stayed away.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Strike3 7/30/2020 9:15:20 PM (No. 495206)
I'm thinking that the great Lightbringer lost points in popularity with his fans through this funeral stunt. Talk about yer low class bum.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Faithfully 7/30/2020 10:12:49 PM (No. 495261)
I thought churches were closed.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: rytwng 7/30/2020 10:22:18 PM (No. 495270)
I'm confused was it Bathouse Barry's funeral.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Venturer 7/30/2020 10:25:30 PM (No. 495276)
Pretty darned sure he wasn't wiling to die, He just did. It happens to us all One day it will happen to Hussein. If i am still alive when it happens the beer is on me.
6 people like this.

Reply 44 - Posted by: judy 7/30/2020 10:42:37 PM (No. 495292)
Obama look ill, , sunken eyes, skinny, not focused.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Newtsche 7/30/2020 11:22:39 PM (No. 495314)
May I add crazed, #44?
7 people like this.

Reply 46 - Posted by: XCenturion 7/31/2020 12:28:10 AM (No. 495346)
All the slack jawed morons in attendance idolize Barry, so no big deal.
4 people like this.

Reply 47 - Posted by: cedar 7/31/2020 2:06:04 AM (No. 495372)
## 44 & 45, he’s always looked like that, and ugly too. I forgot how huge his ears are.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: anniebc 7/31/2020 5:30:16 AM (No. 495424)
If obama delivers your eulogy, you're probably in a pretty hot, tormenting place.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/31/2020 8:25:15 AM (No. 495540)
While we're at it, remove the stupid 60 vote requirement to move legislation, that is a farce and everyone knows it!
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