Author Topic: Michelle Obama To High-School Grads: Monitor Your Parents For Thoughtcrime  (Read 624 times)

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Hey, Moochelle, guess what I'm thinking?    :whistle:
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I believe this is simply a request to get people in our sphere-of-influence, to go forward and not fall back on tendencies we've had since our own childhood.

To me, it's no different than asking your parents to "get with it" and not publicly show disdain or opposition to the American Negro that had to use separate restrooms and lunch counters...or to sit in the back of the bus.

Wake me up when they ask you to email/notify the Department of Homeland Security about it, instead of "getting in their face", as Barry used to say.

Until then....yawn.
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I believe this is simply a request to get people in our sphere-of-influence, to go forward and not fall back on tendencies we've had since our own childhood.

To me, it's no different than asking your parents to "get with it" and not publicly show disdain or opposition to the American Negro that had to use separate restrooms and lunch counters...or to sit in the back of the bus.

Wake me up when they ask you to email/notify the Department of Homeland Security about it, instead of "getting in their face", as Barry used to say.

Until then....yawn.

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Thank you!

You're most welcome, Mach!

Soon as I read the headline...knew it was simply an attempt to incite certain people into misinterpreting her remark/intent.

Don't get me wrong....I hate everything she stands for when it comes to Socialism vs. Free Market Capitalism.   But this isn't even close.
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Shame on me! I should know better than to rely on excerpts - I'm not a particular fan of that speech, but I should have read it before I reacted.  :nometalk:

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Shame on me! I should know better than to rely on excerpts - I'm not a particular fan of that speech, but I should have read it before I reacted.  :nometalk:


LOL!   Heck, Speekinout!  I do that all too often myself!   :patriot:
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Despite her speech, she and her husband have chosen to segregate their daughters, not on race,  but on wealth.  I understand the need protect them from all the lunatics in the world but, like their father, they aren't ever going to step foot in city schools.  She says its all about race, which is hogwash.  The wealth of the Obamas has increased some like 465% since has been in office and no one in their right mind is going to send their kids to the cash for clunkers schools when they can afford Lincoln Continentals.  So for her to criticize people for doing the same as she is just disingenuous.
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I believe this is simply a request to get people in our sphere-of-influence, to go forward and not fall back on tendencies we've had since our own childhood.

To me, it's no different than asking your parents to "get with it" and not publicly show disdain or opposition to the American Negro that had to use separate restrooms and lunch counters...or to sit in the back of the bus.

Wake me up when they ask you to email/notify the Department of Homeland Security about it, instead of "getting in their face", as Barry used to say.

Until then....yawn.


Heh, heh...

He said Negro.

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Heh, heh...

He said Negro.

 :laugh:   Truthfully, must admit I had a pregnant pause when I typed it.   
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