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Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:01 AM

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Jamaal510 Sep 2015 OP
MADem Sep 2015 #1
irisblue Sep 2015 #5
Jamaal510 Sep 2015 #12
Chitown Kev Sep 2015 #2
lovemydog Sep 2015 #9
rbrnmw Sep 2015 #15
Number23 Sep 2015 #3
underthematrix Sep 2015 #4
Jim Lane Sep 2015 #10
Number23 Sep 2015 #11
brer cat Sep 2015 #17
Number23 Sep 2015 #36
kjones Sep 2015 #18
MrScorpio Sep 2015 #19
Number23 Sep 2015 #33
JI7 Sep 2015 #6
Princess Turandot Sep 2015 #7
Jamaal510 Sep 2015 #13
qwlauren35 Sep 2015 #24
JI7 Sep 2015 #27
Behind the Aegis Sep 2015 #8
betsuni Sep 2015 #14
rbrnmw Sep 2015 #16
Starry Messenger Sep 2015 #20
greatauntoftriplets Sep 2015 #21
lib87 Sep 2015 #22
randys1 Sep 2015 #23
qwlauren35 Sep 2015 #25
SummerSnow Sep 2015 #34
randys1 Sep 2015 #35
qwlauren35 Sep 2015 #26
SummerSnow Sep 2015 #28
SummerSnow Sep 2015 #29
Spazito Sep 2015 #30
SummerSnow Sep 2015 #31
Spazito Sep 2015 #32
Number23 Sep 2015 #37
randys1 Sep 2015 #38
Tarheel_Dem Sep 2015 #39
steve2470 Sep 2015 #40
Enthusiast Sep 2015 #41

Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:10 AM

1. Oh dear GAWD!!!!!!!! Where did that nitwit go to med school? Tinkertoy University?

I used to have a lot of respect for doctors--this guy, though, he's a MORON.

He must be able to memorize stuff really well, or something--he's plainly unable to think at even a basic level.

Is that a REAL quote? Is that IT? Is that the entire context? There's no "...because we were pushed into segregated communities where we rarely saw white people, and we didn't see a way clear to getting any social justice and were just trying to not get killed..." after that bit?

I know there are fake "goof" memes all over the place...if that's real, that's indeed some steaming stupid.

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Response to MADem (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:51 AM

5. Mark Levin Show 10/2014 I think

wow, just wow. How did a man born in Detroit in the 50's, raised there in the 60s' (did he miss the 1967 riot) say such stuff.

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Response to irisblue (Reply #5)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:16 AM

12. Same with Ted Nugent

and (to a lesser extent) Kid Rock. All 3 of them came from a rough area, so I expected them to be more in touch with issues affecting the poor and Black communities, but I was wrong.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:19 AM

2. Where is Cornel West with his "colorful language"

when we need it

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Response to Chitown Kev (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:47 AM

9. LOL!

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Response to Chitown Kev (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 08:21 AM

15. That is something I would like to see

I would love to see Cornel debate that fool

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:27 AM

3. And to think there were black posters on DU high fiving that dude just a few weeks ago

No wonder they don't post in this forum.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 01:48 AM

4. If any AA peep is supporting mentally ill and profoundly ignorant Ben Carson then

they haven't been paying attention to the very interesting shared characteristic of all high profile African American GOP KKKochroaches. They have something in common that you can SEE. It says something about their experience in the AA community and what they did with that experience. I think they are deepyl wounded individuals who are constantly striving for the approval of "white" folks.

My sister admires Ben Carson's story but her candidate is HRC. She doesn't vote for any candidate in the HATE party. But see that's part of the aweseomness of being African American. We can spot all the bullshit in a forest full of trees.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:01 AM

10. I'd high five him, too. Love to see him get the nomination.

 

Out of the [strike]17[/strike] 16 of them (bye, Rick), who'd be the easiest to beat? It might be Carson. By comparison, Gilmore and Pataki, as blank slates who would probably run totally boring campaigns, are bigger threats. I don't think either of them would say anything as mind-boggling as this.

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Response to Jim Lane (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:11 AM

11. That's true. He would be darn easy to beat. But it wouldn't be worth it if we all had to hear

what I'm sure would be a constant deluge of fuckwittery every time he opened his mouth to campaign. No one deserves that. Not even Republicans.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #11)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 09:54 AM

17. He lends credibility

to a lot of racist views, which makes him scary to me. "Look, that black man agrees with me so I'm not a racist" is not a view I would want to promote even if he is easy to beat. I live among hard-core racists and bigots and the last think I want to do is give them cover.

btw you gave me a new word: fuckwittery. I looked it up to see the origin (British) and found "fucktardery" also. Ha! (You can tell I live a sheltered life not to know such.)

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Response to brer cat (Reply #17)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:32 PM

36. He is useful and convenient and for the reasons that you said.

He gives cover and credibility to racists and self-loathing black people alike.

A very useful person to toss around when you want to discredit black people or black movements but don't have the courage or the influence to do it yourself.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #11)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 11:18 AM

18. "fuckwittery"

Word of the day.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 11:21 AM

19. Not me...

If I did, then turn me over, I'm done.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #19)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:21 PM

33. I will!

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:13 AM

6. change it to 50 or 80 years or so and you would get a lot agreement

on this site.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:14 AM

7. I wonder about two things related to Carson...

1: did he stop doing surgery because of a neurological event that affected his dexterity, which perhaps also affected his internal control over his expression of ideas, and

2: did he eat lunch day to day in the faculty cafeteria with any other Hopkins medical professors and express his peculiar views on science (unrelated to surgery) to them over the daily special?

Carson was not a good neurosurgeon. He was a world class neurosurgeon. He achieved one of the holy grails of neurosurgery in developing a method to separate conjoined twins connected at the head, in a way that gave each a chance to live.

And he's going out sounding like a blithering idiot with remarks like the one above. Even if he's a republican who most certainly should not be president, that is kind of a shame.

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Response to Princess Turandot (Reply #7)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:30 AM

13. This can be said

for anyone of the 16-pack, but it definitely rings true for BC when I say that I wish he would've stayed out of politics. Some of the loonies might be eating his red meat, but it's highly doubtful he'll even get the GOP nomination. Their big donors have show time again that they don't want a novelty candidate. He's just a token shield like Fiorina, Jindal, Rubio, and Cruz are. I can only imagine some of his old colleagues now laughing or shaking their heads every time they hear him open his mouth. His knowledge when it comes to being a neurosurgeon is spectacular. Politics...not so much. I'm almost embarrassed for him.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #13)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:57 PM

24. that says it well.

I too am embarrassed for him.

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Response to Princess Turandot (Reply #7)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:07 PM

27. james watson was one of the discoverers of dna structure and he is a huge bigot

So there are a few cases. I just wonder how much carson actually believes some of the crap and how much is playing to the right wing base.

He has already gotten racist attacks from some trump supporters.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:16 AM

8. He serves as a reminder...

...that no matter how intelligent, no matter how popular, no matter of background, no one is immune from being a bigoted idiot!

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:03 AM

14. Hasn't he been losing teeth since he's been campaigning?

Like his front tooth just fell out before he gave a speech at a breakfast meeting? I think something is wrong with his whole head -- next time that might be the thing falling into his scrambled eggs. Not that he wouldn't still give the speech, who'd notice a Republican speaking without any brains.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 08:44 AM

16. Really Ben?

You know he doesn't believe that for a hot second. He is pandering to people who if they saw him on the street he would just be another black man they had contempt for.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 11:57 AM

20. I keep reading this and trying to respond and my brain just goes "nope!"

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 12:01 PM

21. Does he ever listen to himself?

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:00 PM

22. I Can't

How did he hide this ignorance and stupidity all of these years?!

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 02:10 PM

23. Clarence Thomas's twin brother?

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Response to randys1 (Reply #23)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:04 PM

25. Yeah,

I thought that as well.

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Response to randys1 (Reply #23)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:28 PM

34. look at this...lol

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Response to SummerSnow (Reply #34)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:31 PM

35. Oh god THANK YOU for that

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:05 PM

26. Someone

is paying him HUGE sums of money to say these things.

That is the only explanation I can come up with.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:27 PM

28. Omg!! is it possible that people are this stupid. Yes , yes.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:43 PM

29. Ok Dr. Ben Stupid, I have some images of these "happy" black people about 50 years ago and more.

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Response to SummerSnow (Reply #29)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:54 PM

30. Excellent response to the tripe spouted by Carson...

Says it all.

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Response to Spazito (Reply #30)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 03:55 PM

31. I think he is ashamed of being black. He has convinced himself this part of history never happened.

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he grew up in Detroit , Michigan. In the 70's the NAACP filed a lawsuit against Michigan state officials that in the city of Detroit and other counties the officials had policies to maintain racial segregation in schools and unfair housing policies. So, he pretended this didn't happen. He didn't even grow up in the suburbs or in a white area, he grew up right in the midst of this crap.

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Response to SummerSnow (Reply #31)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:19 PM

32. It is truly bizarre...

I find much of what he says bizarre and am finding it difficult to accept he is a world renowned neurosurgeon yet I know he is or was.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 04:39 PM

37. More of Dr. Ben's greatest "hits" (which always seem to be at his own people)

No wonder he's got at least a couple of admirers here.

If you've got a strong stomach, behold!





I swear to God, when I hear stuff like this, I can understand why historically, so many black people have despised Uncle Toms more than they do even the most racist white person.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #37)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 06:53 PM

38. I cant stand Clarence or Ben or Allen, but I also cant judge them.

I doubt I would be alive or not imprisoned if I were Black and had to deal with the insane bullshit Black people deal with.


If some of them choose a path as absurd and stupid as the paths these 3 choose, for instance, I cant judge them.

I like it when other Black people judge them, because it shows even more courage in the face of ignorance.

And I support Black people who judge them.

I just dont do it.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 07:18 PM

39. This is the mindset of many AA's, and this is why this particular brand of stupid explains why....

a segment of white America embraces them so readily. He & his fellow travelers help explain why racism will never be a thing of the past. This makes me sad, and just a little bit sick.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 07:21 PM

40. this guy is a real embarassment to the medical profession...wtf nt

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 09:07 PM

41. That is a solid disconnect from reality.

Jeez.

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