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Posted By: NorthernDog, 6/2/2021 10:44:37 AM

In a wide-ranging interview, former President Barack Obama reflected on right-wing backlash to the election of the nation’s first Black president that saw the emergence of Donald Trump and acceleration of a “shift” in the Republican Party. “That’s been the history of America, right?” he told Ezra Klein in The New York Times. “There is abolition, and the Civil War, and then there’s backlash, and the rise of the KKK, and then Reconstruction ends, and Jim Crow arises, and then you have a civil rights movement, a modern civil rights movement, and desegregation,” he said. Mr Obama added: “What I


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Reply 1 - Posted by: poliposter 6/2/2021 10:49:19 AM (No. 803640)
It wasn't the color of your skin, Mr. Obama, it was the content of your ideology.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: pros7767 6/2/2021 10:49:47 AM (No. 803641)
No idiot! It had nothing to do with you being black and everything to do with all of your Communist like policies that were aimed at destroying America!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: paral04 6/2/2021 10:49:59 AM (No. 803642)
The so called "Backlash", was because he was not qualified and hates America. His administration showed it but nobody in the democrat party challenged him because he is a protected species..
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Reply 4 - Posted by: winmag 6/2/2021 10:56:03 AM (No. 803655)
I despise this low life race pimp. How many white votes did you get to win the presidency jug ears??
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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Remnants 6/2/2021 10:57:06 AM (No. 803656)
President Trump accomplished a lot in office, but one of the best things he did was to show us that America could be a great country again. Obama hates this country. People's opinion of his presidency has nothing to do with the color of his skin (He was reelected for a SECOND TERM). People do not want a President who hates their country. Trump wants America to win; Obama wants America to lose. Nothing to do with race.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 6/2/2021 10:57:09 AM (No. 803657)
" then there’s backlash, and the rise of the KKK, and then Reconstruction ends, and Jim Crow arises" ALL brought to you by Democrats.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Quigley 6/2/2021 10:59:03 AM (No. 803658)
Yet not one word about the origins of those terrible qualities: the Dimokkkrap party. They killed 600,000 people in a misguided attempt to preserve slavery. They invented jim crow to torment black people and institutionalize racism. They founded the KKK to enforce it. And now they scream accusatorily at everyone else about it. And obama takes their money every single day and says what he’s told. And he could care less about any citizen’s well being, black or white.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jerseyden 6/2/2021 10:59:22 AM (No. 803659)
What the racist in charge forgets to mention is the dems were the party in charge for negative actions and the republicans for the change to those actions.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Condor44 6/2/2021 11:10:36 AM (No. 803673)
No, it was because you were incompetent.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TLCary 6/2/2021 11:12:09 AM (No. 803674)
Reflect on American History it may occur to you that a black man wouldn't be allowed to vote for a President, let alone be one, if it weren't for the GOP. Freedom for blacks in America is the reason the Republican Party was founded, (a little American History to reflect on).
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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird 6/2/2021 11:13:22 AM (No. 803676)
The old ideologue racialist cannot help himself. Only a half black mutt, he is still Black becausse he sees that without that he is nothing. He is blind to the concept that no one liked him as a person nor did they like his policies. He did nothing positive for the country. But he’ll bear down on only the fact that he was “black”.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared 6/2/2021 11:13:30 AM (No. 803677)
Wait a minute: America twice elected a bLACK man to the presidency because we're irredeemably racist?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/2/2021 11:15:32 AM (No. 803679)
Everything The Zero says is a lie.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DARling 6/2/2021 11:18:27 AM (No. 803680)
It wasn't his blackness. He was a jerk and a divider who happened to be black.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Cynical Backstory 6/2/2021 11:19:49 AM (No. 803681)
I’ve always wondered about Obama’s second electoral win. Despite the msm running cover for him, that administration was embroiled in several ghastly scandals, which just weren’t going anywhere, thank you msm. David axel rod or axelman, whatever his name was, wasn’t just confident in their win, he was downright concrete about it. I was always rather bemused at that attitude until I learned about Dominion voting machines and now I know. They had that system set up for Hillary’s win too, but were so contemptuous of Trump they never even considered activating it. And then he won and their horror and outrage went on a four year tailspin. And to think, if they’d just taken us and Trump more seriously, they could have won that election too.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 6/2/2021 11:30:08 AM (No. 803693)
America elected a gay, half black-half white Marxist Muslim...twice...yet Obama still believes the KKK was founded and supported by the GOP rather than the democrats. Yet we are not the ones who submitted such a poorly done obviously forged birth certificate. We are also not the ones who could not take the bar exam from law school because of all the all the aliases used.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: downnout 6/2/2021 11:49:50 AM (No. 803717)
Well then, how is that Americans re-elected you? More of that backlash, Obama?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/2/2021 11:50:26 AM (No. 803720)
Obie, you were lazy, corrupt, and worthless at best. It had nothing to do with your melanin levels.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 6/2/2021 11:59:23 AM (No. 803733)
Projection. Obama hates himself because he held the highest position on Earth for eight years and wasn't able to accomplish a dang thing of value. Trump accomplished more for the people of America in his first year than Obama did in eight. The skinny girly man from Kenya couldn't even play golf or ride a bicycle. His "wife" could press more weight with one arm than he could with two. No wonder he is full of hate.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: StrikingViking 6/2/2021 11:59:37 AM (No. 803734)
Obama ran on two different party tickets when he was elected to the Illinois legislature: the Democrat ticket and the New Party ticket. The New Party is the nom de guerre of the Socialist Party. The MSM mocked conservatives who dared to say that Obama was a Socialist, but it was demonstrably true. His subsequent actions in the White House confirmed the fact that he is a creature of the far Left. But the Democrat Party and the MSM are obsessed with DNA and view their world through a lens of racialist ideology. Republicans follow the dictates of Martin Luther King and view people by their actions, not their DNA.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: SALady 6/2/2021 12:12:38 PM (No. 803757)
Ovomit was truly the first affirmative action president. Totally incompetent for the job. Hired solely because of the color of his skin. Totally over his head the entire time. “There is abolition, and the Civil War, and then there’s backlash, and the rise of the KKK, and then Reconstruction ends, and Jim Crow arises..." Gee, what did all of those things have in common -- that's right, they were done by the Demon-Rats to hurt black people.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 6/2/2021 12:13:21 PM (No. 803759)
Sorry Obama, but you are not God and we don't think you are! You are delusional!!!! Seek help!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: DeplorableVet 6/2/2021 12:23:25 PM (No. 803770)
No, Barry, we didn't care for your white half either.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: reaganrepublican 6/2/2021 12:32:48 PM (No. 803783)
It was backlash due to incompetence, race has nothing to do with it.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: natpock1 6/2/2021 12:32:58 PM (No. 803784)
Obama needs to remember he started the redivision of this country. Every problem according to him and his administration was caused by racism. If Obama and his prodigy Joe wanted to solve problems they would look beyond race, and find real solutions.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Right Time 6/2/2021 12:34:08 PM (No. 803785)
JUST SHUT UP, Obama! The WHITE majority was so racist that they elected you....TWICE....and let you go unpunished for your lies and crimes in office. Any "backlash" you experienced was a reaction to your socialist policies, antisemitism, race hustling, lies and deceit, and unlawful actions in office.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: udanja99 6/2/2021 12:54:49 PM (No. 803814)
Let’s be honest, Smidgen. Geraldine Ferraro was right - the ONY reason you got elected was your melanin content. If you had been white, you would have been just like Commie-la and would have dropped out before the first primary. The ONLY thing you had going for you was your skin tone.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: itsonlyme 6/2/2021 12:55:51 PM (No. 803816)
His "wife" is even worse
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Reply 29 - Posted by: ROLFNader 6/2/2021 12:57:04 PM (No. 803819)
I'm surprised Zippy didn't call it 'blacklash".
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Cannon 6/2/2021 1:00:08 PM (No. 803821)
I guess he forgot about the millions of white people's votes that got him elected.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: seamusm 6/2/2021 1:26:42 PM (No. 803843)
No, Opie. We didn't care that you were mulatto. We didn't like Mooch and we hated your politics.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: red1066 6/2/2021 1:26:50 PM (No. 803844)
The secret service agents must LOVE protecting this clown and his family. I'm guessing if an agent screws up any assignment, they are immediately put on the protecting the Obozo family detail as punishment.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: NYbob 6/2/2021 1:31:52 PM (No. 803848)
Keep talking. My hope is that real justice comes to this liar while he is alive. Not the JFK reveals decades after the fact, but sweating panic for this lightweight tool.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Osprey21 6/2/2021 1:39:40 PM (No. 803857)
That jug-eared SOB can't die soon enough to suit me.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: BillW. 6/2/2021 1:43:13 PM (No. 803860)
With BLM, Antifa and financial support from George Soros, the Obidens are fomenting a race war. All part of their plan to destroy America.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: JHHolliday 6/2/2021 1:57:24 PM (No. 803878)
#32. I don't know about Obama but I do know that the SS considered it punishment to be assigned to Hillary's detail. Retired agents have said that she was an abusive witch (sp).
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Pammie 6/2/2021 2:03:37 PM (No. 803882)
Obama is a complete FREAK of Nature who is a moronic puppet for George Soros and Valerie Jarrett. He is overwhelmed with America's wonderful history and cannot get it out of his idiotic mind! What goes around comes around twice....for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction! Just saying for we, the American people!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Clinger 6/2/2021 3:57:00 PM (No. 803972)
No Barry, that was our reaction to a communist, we really could not care less about your skin color.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 6/2/2021 7:17:48 PM (No. 804105)
Look, Stinky, you got elected twice. Twice. The voters wanted to declare they are not racist. They did it twice. That is how you got elected.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: local500 6/2/2021 8:42:33 PM (No. 804184)
No you lying scum. The opposition and "backlash" was not because of the color of your skin, It was because you are an anti American foreign born hack who lied his way to the White House.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: mifla 6/3/2021 5:50:07 AM (No. 804432)
I thought Clinton was the first black president. I'm so confused.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: 4Justice 6/3/2021 6:23:19 AM (No. 804452)
Fake revisionist history doesn't count because it is all disinformation. Pres. Obama, the GOP did not, nor ever has, cared about irrelevant physical characteristics, like skin color. It was the Republican Party that was created to stop slavery that Democrats supported and to eventually bring equality to all. Obama, The GOP was against you for your radical leftist ideology and your constant manipulation of the masses with your inflammatory rhetoric. That was the ONLY reason we did not want you to be successful with your radical leftist agenda which went against our Constitution, free-market capitalism, and every good thing our country was founded on. You and the Democrats and leftist media destroyed race relations which were very good until you and your cronies started stirring up anger resentment and hatred. And when you refer to the history of our nation, you need to be honest and tell the truth that it was YOUR Democrat Party that started and comprised the vast majority of the KKK, created Jim Crow laws and poll taxes and have always been responsible for dividing people based on various forms of bigotry. Your Democrat Party fought against and blocked every attempt of the GOP to pass civil rights legislation in all the years since Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights Act only passed in 1963 because men like Sen. Everett Dirksen (R-IL) worked tirelessly with Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-MN) to get as many Democrats as possible to change their votes and support the bill. But without overwhelming support of the Civil Rights Act by the GOP, the bill would not have passed again. The Democrats have always been the party of bigotry and racism. After the CRA passed, the Democrats strategically recruited, promoted and placed various "minorities" into political and other leadership positions to try to hide their bigoted past, but they chose people who they could control so they could not do any actual good for those minority communities they represented. They were mostly well-paid puppets put in to keep said communities suppressed. After LBJ's policies destoyed most of the once strong black nuclear families, you guys pushed your disinformation campaign projecting your own negative and racist character and deeds on others you consider your enemy (the Republicans) with the help of the radical leftist professors, activists and mainstream media. The biggest lie of the century was the claim that the parties "switched". That never happened. Even government records prove there were no large changes of party affiliation. The truth is out there for anyone to see but you count on the general public being either too lazy or too busy to look for the truth. Your ideological colleagues successfully infiltrated and took over all our major institutions, industries, and largest mega multinational businesses, as well as most other areas of influence so you can continue to control the narrative with your lies. That said, you can go pound sand. You were a terrible executive and a traitor to your country. I say that because of the content of your character and ideology--not because of any physical characteristics.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 6/3/2021 7:33:52 AM (No. 804509)
No we reacted to the first communist ever elected President. The color of your mixed race skin had nothing to do with it.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 6/3/2021 10:26:47 PM (No. 805232)
When a father or mother leaves the home, a child questions why. Was it me? Why don't they love me? Then he tries to prove he can do better or more to best the parent(s) that hurt him. It's revenge. O is always trying to best his father and mother for leaving him. It's the big chip(s) on his shoulder. But, it never works. Obama has very big chips on his shoulders and blames them anything and everything except the truth.
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In May, the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association published research that asserts that being white is “a malignant, parasitic-like condition,” as well as a deranged and dangerous mental condition.The abstract for the paper states: “Whiteness is a condition one first acquires and then one has—a malignant, parasitic-like condition to which ‘white’ people have a particular susceptibility. The condition is foundational, generating characteristic ways of being in one’s body, in one’s mind, and in one’s world. Parasitic Whiteness renders its hosts’ appetites voracious, insatiable, and perverse.
Fauci: I Was Never ‘Anti-Trump’ — His
Supporters Don’t ‘Understand’ Science
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Posted by Imright 6/8/2021 5:03:13 PM Post Reply
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that the supporters of former President Donald Trump “resent” him because they did not “understand” that comments and recommendations he made during the Trump administration have changed under the Biden administration because the data evolves with time.Fauci said, “Yeah, I mean there is no doubt there are people out there, for one reason or another, resent me for what I did in the last administration, which was not anything that was anti-Trump at all. It was just trying to get the right information, to try and get the right data.
Jane Fonda Encourages Anti-Pipeline
Activists in Minnesota to Mess with
Critical US Infrastructure (Video)
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Posted by Imright 6/9/2021 2:47:00 AM Post Reply
Jane Fonda encouraged anti-pipeline activists in northern Minnesota to mess with critical US infrastructure.The 83-year-old Communist and traitor encouraged activists to “raise a ruckus” and create a headache for the Canadian oil company, Enbridge. “Biden has taken a very clear and very beautiful position on the climate crisis,” Hanoi Jane said. “But we are really facing a potential catastrophe and the science is very clear — it’s not enough to do something good here like shutdown Keystone XL, shut down drilling on the Arctic national refuge and then allow Line 3 to go through.”
US intelligence agencies KNEW Trump
supporters were posting threats and maps
of Capitol tunnels weeks before the riot
but didn't share warnings with helpless
Capitol cops, Senate report finds
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Posted by Ribicon 6/8/2021 9:29:01 AM Post Reply
Capitol Police and intelligence agencies including the FBI knew Trump supporters were threatening to storm the Capitol and wanted to target Democrat lawmakers weeks before January 6, but didn't act, a bipartisan Senate Report has revealed. Law enforcement was aware of a plot to breach the Capitol, that maps of the building's tunnel system had been shared online, and that supporters were planning to bring guns to D.C., but failed to act or share information with uniformed cops. One comment seen on a pro-Trump website by intelligence agencies before January 6 read 'this is do or die. Bring your guns'. 'If they [cops] don't show up,
The Diaper Don! Trump’s bulging suit pants
spark debate on Twitter about whether he's
put them on backwards or is wearing
something underneath
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Posted by Imright 6/8/2021 12:59:36 AM Post Reply
Footage that seemed to show Donald Trump wearing pants without a front zipper fly has thrown his critics into a frenzy, drawing accusations that he put his pants on backwards and comparisons to the 90s hip-hop duo Kriss Kross.A video clip from Trump's rally on Friday in Greenville, North Carolina raced around the internet, showing Trump's pants oddly wrinkled around the front thighs, with no visible fly.The video does not appear to be doctored, but high-resolution photos from the event clearly show a zipper fly in the pants that may have been obscured in the glare from other angles.
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