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Trump ramps up minority outreach with Philadelphia visit

Again, this ain't about reacing out to blacks and browns. This is about trying to convince 'moderate' racists its ok to vote for him.

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Trump's handlers are straw clutching, desperate to find any way to provide a distraction from his limited knowledge of any topic of political or social consequence. They're trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube, edit and tame his wildest early hoots, those which attracted his followers to him.

Because the DC insiders running his campaign, those trying to modify his image, are experts at marketing they’ll get him to read statements from the teleprompter that might sound reasonable to some moderate undecideds. At the same time, his handlers know his base supporters are media-siloed, and that they will continue to read only rightist publications. They know which media sources to pay attention to. They know his base followers will only read and listen to sources that reflect their beliefs. For them, for his true believing loyalists, his handlers will ensure Trump continues to spout lots of short memes with embedded dog whistles.

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"Moderate racist?" Amazing! His daughter is married to a Jewish man and his other daughters boyfriend is Jewish, most of his wives were foreign, just because libs are frustrated by his directness doesn't mean he is and outright racist and just because Hillary smiles and calls Blacks Super predators doesn't mean, she's not a racist.

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Even Jesse Jackson praised Trump as inclusive in the late '90's. I never even recall him being associated with racism before beginning the campaign.

Trump - Helping black people for over 30 years

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW9Xu35GUMY

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Trump only interested in help one person himself..Its amazing that people cant see what he is about..Sad state of affairs it will be if Trump becomes POTUS..

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bass4funkSEP. 03, 2016 - 08:26AM JST

"Moderate racist?" Amazing! His daughter is married to a Jewish man...

It looks as if you've got it into your head that Black Sabbath was calling Trump a moderate racist. How did you get that idea from this comment:

This is about trying to convince 'moderate' racists its ok to vote for him.

Or is this a straw man argument?

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@Lizz are we forgetting a few major issues that Trump has had with the African american Community?African Americans are very lazy. ... I hear they abuse me in their blogs but I don't care because even the internet they are using is ours...This is just one of the great comments that he has made in the recent past not something that has been dug up from 20 years ago more like one year...That one comment is just one among many he has made disrespecting African Americans..Then for people to actually think he is not racist unbelievable how much more proof do you need....Bring on the debates looking forward to seeing Trump having a total meltdown on stage...

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It looks as if you've got it into your head that Black Sabbath was calling Trump a moderate racist. How did you get that idea from this comment.

Seriously, Simon?!

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Well, your comment refutes the notion that Trump is a moderate racist, doesn't it? I mean, it's all about him and his family, not prospective voters. Isn't it? Black Sabbath wasn't calling Trump a racist but you appear to be implying that he was. Or maybe your comment just wasn't very well written.

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Many years ago when one wanted to keep their countries borders secure, help deport illegals aka criminals, or prevent people who would do your country harm from entering it....one was called a Patriot for trying to protect the people. Today many people call such individuals racists.

Build a wall....racist. Stop Muslims from flooding into the country without thoroughly vetting them...racists. Please stop taking in the Syrian refugees....racists. Why not just throw money at them....There, we did our part.

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During the course of her interview, Clinton was repeatedly unable to respond to many questions about her use of the private email server and the classified emails she sent on it. She said she “could not recall,” “did not recall” and “did not remember” 38 times.

Can any hillary supporters honestly claim this rather dodgy individual can be held accountable for the highest role in the country? What happens if she 'does not recall' pressing the red button or not? How can any of you continue to shut your minds to what's as plain as day?

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While Trump was in Philly, I heard he tried to make outreach with the New Black Panther Party to do some "poll-watching" for him.

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“You live in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs,” he recently argued.

-The harsh reality of life for some people, but if you never leave "the hood" you honestly do not know any better. Younger people use the internet, want and see change, but obviously ObamaChange has only made things worse for people not able to get out..

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Many years ago when one wanted to keep their countries borders secure, help deport illegals aka criminals, or prevent people who would do your country harm from entering it....one was called a Patriot for trying to protect the people. Today many people call such individuals racists.

Say what? That's not why these people are being called racists. They are called racists due to their racist beliefs and statements.

Everyone, literally everyone wants their borders kept secure, and to prevent those who would do their country harm from entering it. They also want illegals who commit crimes to be deported. It's the actions these people would take, and/or the targets they have selected for these actions that are racist, particularly since the actions they want to take won't achieve the goals they are supposedly looking to achieve. The only goals that they achieve are the goals of racial supremacy and purity, and those are against the goals of the United States (and any decent country).

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What happens if she 'does not recall' pressing the red button or not?

That was funny.

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While Trump is trying to improve his image from 'definitely' playing to racist sentiments to 'very probably' playing to racist sentiments he shouldn't forget those who prefer the 'definitely'. The Trump supporters who think the abolition of slavery was a mistake have been whooping from the start. I'm not sure if they like the idea of Trump getting all PC on them.

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yabits: While Trump was in Philly, I heard he tried to make outreach with the New Black Panther Party to do some "poll-watching" for him.

Didn't the Panthers walk free after their election intimidation incident? Where the guys at Project Veritas were prosecuted, for trying to verify pollworkers weren't flauting the laws?

So he picked the right people! Just Trump being presidential, again.

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Well, your comment refutes the notion that Trump is a moderate racist, doesn't it?

Prove that he's a racist and I'll prove to you the myth that Democrats claiming they're not racists is a BS line.

I mean, it's all about him and his family, not prospective voters. Isn't it?

So then that must the same reaso why Dems don't want the borders closed or a wall, it's because it's all about getting as many minority votes right and in the meantime once the votes are secured, go back to the same old, neglect that the left is so famous for.

Black Sabbath wasn't calling Trump a racist but you appear to be implying that he was. Or maybe your comment just wasn't very well written.

Or maybe I hit pivotal nerve.

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"Prove that he's a racist and I'll prove to you the myth that Democrats claiming they are not racists is a BS line"

The myth that Democrats are not racists is a BS line? What in the name of LOL does that mean? Trying to solve that reminds me of that old theological question of how many e-mails can ROFL on the top of a KKK hat.

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The subject of racism albeit horrendous only brings unwanted back and forth commentary with no end in sight. Let's stick to tangible hard matters. For instance, I haven't heard any supporters commenting on the fact that she blatantly told the flu she had no recollection of what she did and got no reprimand. Now there's report of missing computers and drives with the emails. Have any of you thought of the information in those mails falling into the wrong hands because of negligence? Where is the accountability? Corruption has never been so vividly clear as of this moment in time. Shame!!

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What is a "moderate" racist? Is it someone with moderate political views that also happens to be a racist? Or is it someone who is moderately racist?

It's the actions these people would take, and/or the targets they have selected for these actions that are racist

@ Strangerland

When Trump announced his proposal for forming a deportation task force, he outlined the scope of activities it would take part in. Basically it would identify and take deportation action against illegal aliens who were violent criminal offenders, gang members, threats to the national security and/or VISA over stayers.

I’m sure that most people would think that identifying and deporting violent criminal offenders, gang members and threats to the national security would be an appropriate and legitimate course of action. I don’t see a race angle to this at all. Any disparities in the demographics in the effected population are merely coincidental. A violent criminal offender is a violent criminal offender regardless of race or national origin.

As far as VISA over stayers go, in Fiscal year 2015 there were an estimated 123,000 VISA over stayers from Europe and 93,000 from Canada. This is compared to a little over 40,000 from Mexico. If there is racist intent in identifying and taking deportation action against VISA over stayers, at whom is the racism directed? Europeans and Canadians?

The Trump supporters who think the abolition of slavery was a mistake have been whooping from the start.

@Jimizo

One key thing to remember is that Trump never stated that he thought the abolition of slavery was a mistake.

I personally know two dye in the wool Democrats who proudly trace their political leanings back to pre- Civil War S. Carolina and N. Carolina respectively. Both of them believe that the abolition of slavery was a mistake and both of them are staunch Hillary supports. They feel that the Democratic Party has done and continues to do a great job of keeping the spirit of slavery alive through its policies of “subjugation by entitlement” (their exact words) and believe that Hillary is just the person to carry on. Personally, I find these individuals to be especially odious but as a result of my interaction with them I can accurately say:

The Hillary supporters who think that the abolition of slavery was a mistake have been smugly chuckling from the start.

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Trying to solve that reminds me of that old theological question of how many e-mails can ROFL on the top of a KKK hat.

Humor attempt? Ahhhh....

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bass4funkSEP. 03, 2016 - 02:13PM JST

Prove that he's a racist...

Sorry, who said Trump was a racist? I didn't. Neither did Black Sabbath in that original comment. Do try to comment on what people actually said rather than what you would prefer them to have said. Otherwise your continual accusations of hypocrisy, deceit and distortion really are going to ring just a bit hollow.

So then that must the same reaso why Dems don't want the borders closed or a wall...

Yeah, whatever.

Or maybe I hit pivotal nerve.

Pivotal nerve? Pivotal nerve?! What does that even mean?

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Sorry, who said Trump was a racist? I didn't. Neither did Black Sabbath in that original comment. Do try to comment on what people actually said rather than what you would prefer them to have said.

I promise once you liberals can adhere to the same conditions, you have my word.

Otherwise your continual accusations of hypocrisy, deceit and distortion really are going to ring just a bit hollow.

Accusations? Is that what you're calling it? Lol

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Prove that he's a racist and I'll prove to you the myth that Democrats claiming they're not racists is a BS line.

Why not just write, "Prove that he's racist and I'll prove the Democrats are racist"?

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Trying to solve that reminds me of that old theological question of how many e-mails can ROFL on the top of a KKK hat.

Haha! If I would have had coffee in my mouth when I read that, it would have been spit all over my monitor.

When Trump announced his proposal for forming a deportation task force, he outlined the scope of activities it would take part in. Basically it would identify and take deportation action against illegal aliens who were violent criminal offenders, gang members, threats to the national security and/or VISA over stayers.

Yes, as you outlined above, his proposal was to deport all illegals, 11 million of them.

Which is as ridiculous an idea, as it is counter-productive.

But he has expanded his immigration policy to refusing entry to 1/5th of the world population, due to the actions of a minuscule percentage of that populations. He's blaming the entire group based on the actions of a tiny minority - this is exactly how racism and bigotry works. If someone said "black people are criminals and drug addicts", they'd be (rightly) condemned for that statement, because there are millions and millions and millions of black people who are not either of those things. They are blaming all black people for some actions that aren't representative of black people as a whole, nor exclusive to black people. Same thing happens when your actions are to deny entry to an entire religion, when they are not the ones who have been doing the actions for which they are blamed. And he wants to have a database of Muslims in the US as well - creating a secondary tier of citizen, who has to abide by special rules and regulations simply based on their beliefs, and in many cases on their parents' beliefs, not their own, rather than on their actions.

The Trump supporters who think the abolition of slavery was a mistake have been whooping from the start.

One key thing to remember is that Trump never stated that he thought the abolition of slavery was a mistake.

No, but a significant portion of his supporters do. You cannot blame him for that comment, but when you form your policies based on discriminatory and bigoted policies, you are going to get supporters who are discriminatory and bigoted. As such, you can look at ones supporters to get an idea of what the candidate is like. With such a large portion of his followers being bigots, it points to his policies being bigoted.

The Hillary supporters who think that the abolition of slavery was a mistake have been smugly chuckling from the start.

Let's get some perspective here. What percentage of Hillary supporters think the abolition of slavery was a bad idea, and what percentage of Trump supporters think so? Your anecdote does not a statistic make.

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@Kuya 808

I'm not saying Trump is a racist. I'm saying he rings dinner bells for racists. I prefer to go with polls rather than anecdotes. Twenty percent of Trump voters in South Carolina believed the abolition of slavery was a mistake. This was four times higher than his nearest GOP contender.

What is it about Trump which attracts people like this? Throw in David Duke and the leader of the French far right National Front and there is clearly something going on here.

What do you think it is?

@Bass What do you think it is? Do you think Trump has hit a 'pivotal nerve' with racists? Can I prove these people are racists? I'm sticking my neck out here and saying people who think the abolition of slavery was a mistake are racists.

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What do you think it is? Do you think Trump has hit a 'pivotal nerve' with racists? Can I prove these people are racists?

Can you prove Hillary's an honest and trustworthy person?

What is it about Trump which attracts people like this? Throw in David Duke and the leader of the French far right National Front and there is clearly something going on here

No different than Hillary praising a racist like Robert Byrd

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No different than Hillary praising a racist like Robert Byrd

But you claimed people can change, when talking about Trump. And now you are claiming that people can't change, in bringing up Byrd.

Which is it? Was Byrd not a racist (because he changed), or is Trump a racist (because he previously discriminated against minorities, and people can't change)?

The real question here is whether you will decide it's better to smear Hillary and sacrifice your dedication to Trump, or whether you'll accept your smear against Hillary was baseless, in support of your anointed one.

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"What do you think it is? Do you think Trump has hit a 'pivotal nerve' with racists? Can I prove these people are racists?"

"Can you prove Hillary's an honest and trustworthy person?"

I don't think Hillary is an honest and trustworthy person. Neither do most of the electorate. The fact that she's leading Trump outlines what an incompetent clown this man is.

Back to the point. Why do you think Trump is attracting the support of racists? People who think the abolition of slavery are racists in my book. David Duke is a racist in my book. Marine Le Pen is a racist in my book.

Why do they gravitate towards Trump?

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But you claimed people can change, when talking about Trump. And now you are claiming that people can't change, in bringing up Byrd.

How do you know Duke didn't change? Hillary said, she wasn't going to raise taxes on the middle class and then she made a gaffe majorly or perhaps her possible medical condition is starting to make her see things.

Which is it? Was Byrd not a racist (because he changed), or is Trump a racist (because he previously discriminated against minorities, and people can't change)?

So maybe Byrd changed his wicked ways and Trump did as well. Ok, I get your point, both are not racists, kudos.

The real question here is whether you will decide it's better to smear Hillary and sacrifice your dedication to Trump, or whether you'll accept your smear against Hillary was baseless, in support of your anointed one.

From the looks of the mails pouring in as well as her lies digging a deeper hole, No one has to do anything, just sit back, enjoy the popcorn and watch popularity sink further as if she were in quicksand

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How do you know Duke didn't change?

We aren't talking about Duke. We're talking about Byrd, and about Trump.

Hillary said...

We aren't talking about Hillary, we're talking about Byrd and about Trump.

So maybe Byrd changed his wicked ways and Trump did as well.

Finally, we have you admitting Byrd wasn't a racist, and was able to change.

I assume that's the last we'll hear about you besmirching this dead man's reputation, now that you've finally admitted the truth.

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Ok, both Byrd and Trump changed for the better, makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. And NO, I'm admitting that probably BOTH Byrd and Trump may not be racists, but then again, how can we be sure.

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both Byrd and Trump changed for the better, makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. And NO, I'm admitting that probably BOTH Byrd and Trump may not be racists, but then again, how can we be sure.

Well, you can only look at the person's actions, and see if the actions support the theory that someone has changed. In Byrd's case, we have 70 years of very public behavior which can be analyzed, looking for evidence that he never changed his ways, and in fact was deceiving the public. Nothing whatsoever points in that direction, and with 70 years of history, I think it's safe to say that he really had changed for the better.

I'm curious though, what has Trump done to show that he isn't bigoted, since the time when his companies were doing some bigoted actions? I'm open to the idea he has changed, if there is anything to actually show he has.

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I'm curious though, what has Trump done to show that he isn't bigoted, since the time when his companies were doing some bigoted actions? I'm open to the idea he has changed, if there is anything to actually show he has.

Besides being married to mostly foreigners, his spokesperson is Black-Katrina Pierson, and good friends with Dr. Carson, I wouldn't exactly call the man a racist. Duke and Byrd on the other hand, Yes, I mean, walking around in bedsheets supporting segregation doesn't strike me as being internationally friendly, even if the man claims he changed. But maybe he did and maybe Trump is not a racist either, maybe both got a bad rap through and through. But as I say, people can change. I'll say this, you can call Trump a lot things and justifiably so in some cases, but to outright call the man a raging racist, seems way over the top.

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Besides being married to mostly foreigners

Not of the same country or ethnicity as those against whom his policies discriminated against.

his spokesperson is Black-Katrina Pierson, and good friends with Dr. Carson

Political associates. Not friends.

I don't see anything there in particular that shows he has changed.

as I say, people can change. I'll say this, you can call Trump a lot things and justifiably so in some cases, but to outright call the man a raging racist, seems way over the top.

And yet, you call Byrd a racist, even though his actions show him not to be, to the point that the NAACP mourned his passing. Your only evidence that Trump may have changed? He has a black 'friend'.

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"Donald Trump was met with tears and gratitude as he sat with African-American supporters Friday, including the mother of a slain young woman who was killed by a man who entered the U.S. illegally.... Renee Amoore, a local business leader, assured Trump that he has support in the black community, despite his low standing in public opinion surveys. "People say, Mr. Trump, that you have no African-American support. We want you to know that you do,” she said, adding, “We appreciate you and what you’ve done, coming to the hood, as people call it. That’s a big deal.”

This must really piss off Hillary and her supporters. She needs at least 80% of the black vote to win the Electoral College.

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Not of the same country or ethnicity as those against whom his policies discriminated against.

Liberal Semantics.

Political associates. Not friends. I don't see anything there in particular that shows he has changed.

How do you know what they're relationship is, she said before that they're friends, so why would she say that if it wasn't true, come on now.... Also, I don't think you need to worry if he changed or not, you can't vote in the US, so it really doesn't affect you at all.

But yes, I have dealt with the Klan before, interviewed a few of them and that entire organization is rotten to the core and anyone that has graced it's halls. I don't like racists and these people have a proven record for violence acts towards minorities and I personally don't believe in that sense a person can truly change when it involves being a racist or having racist views that explains one race is superior over another.

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This must really piss off Hillary and her supporters.

Why would one random man's comment piss off anyone?

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Liberal Semantics.

Nope. Some bigots are anti-semites, some are anti-muslim, some anti-black, some anti-everyone.

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Perfect examples of what the Klan hate. But the Klan was create by Democrats, which brings this to full circle that Bryd who was a Democrat and Duke who also at one point is a Democrat concludes these are tigers who's stripes can't change.

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Disgusting that both parties are using racism as a form of currency

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Perfect examples of what the Klan hate. But the Klan was create by Democrats

Yeah, crazy isn't it that the party that started it is now the party that stands up for minority rights, and the other party is the one that has espoused discriminatory policies. How is it that things reversed 100% in the time between?

Disgusting that both parties are using racism as a form of currency

That's a false equivalency. One party is espousing bigotry as a major core of their platform, and the other party is pointing out how that is wrong. Hardly the same thing.

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A lot of talk about Duke and Byrd.

Can someone tell us why Trump is attractive to racists? He does seem to reach parts other candidates can't or don't want to reach.

Bass? Serrano? You do seem to be avoiding this one.

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Yeah, crazy isn't it that the party that started it is now the party that stands up for minority rights, and the other party is the one that has espoused discriminatory policies. How is it that things reversed 100% in the time between?

So how's South Chicago doing? Rahm is doing such a good job

Just last month 91 people were murdered and over 481 shot. So you have a city (one of many that are run by Democrats) where the party that claims it champions for the rights for minorities. So far, I must say, the party is doing a good job, keep up the good work.

http://heyjackass.com/category/2016-stats/

Can someone tell us why Trump is attractive to racists?

Because he wants to put an end to the illegal border crossing and stop sanctuary cities, zero tolerance and No to amnesty, that's not racist, it's just that racists believe in a secure border, I do as well and I'm not a racist and most conservatives want a strong border and the rule of law to be upheld. You don't have borders, you don't have a country. the Democratic Party has been the absolute worst when it comes to racist ideology, they created it, they worship a racist like Byrd they do it in a subtle, subliminal manner, masquerading as the Champions for the poor.

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"the Democratic Party has been the absolute worst when it comes to racist ideology, they created it, they worship a racist like Byrd they do it in a subtle, subliminal manner, masquerading as the Champions for the poor."

It looks like you'll have to continue your educational tours to the black community spreading the good news according to Donald.

Have you touched any pivotal nerves yet?

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Strangerland: "Why would one random man's comment piss off anyone?"

Um, Renee Amoore is a woman. A black woman supporting Trump. I know that's hard for you to believe, but it's true!

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hillary blamed her concussion on the memory lapses.

http://europe.newsweek.com/hillary-clinton-concussion-fbi-report-495401?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=yahoo_news&utm_campaign=rss&utm_content=/rss/yahoous/news&yptr=yahoo

I can't wait for her to do something really damning and blame that willy concussion again. Does this individual ever not rake responsibility for her actions?? How can anyone with sane mind still want to have this clearly imbalanced individual have one hand on the red button? How??

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they worship a racist like Byrd

The only "they" that is important regarding Byrd were the racist white voters of West Virginia who kept re-electing him. Nobody else had any say over Byrd'd political career once he openly disavowed his Klan ties. If racism still plays a large part in West Virginia decision-making, it would help to explain why Trump is doing well there.

I do as well and I'm not a racist

Some of the most racist things I've ever heard in my life came from people who swore up and down they weren't racist. David Duke and Byrd denied they were racists too, so you're in good company.

Because he wants to put an end to the illegal border crossing and stop sanctuary cities, zero tolerance and No to amnesty

Yep, exactly what Duke (Republican of Louisiana) wants.

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Trump's daughter married Jewish discussions. This is the first too,d I heard Jewish are minority. Bass Are you sure?

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Yep, exactly what Duke (Republican of Louisiana) wants.

For totally different reasons. Duke is a racist. Trump for economic and safety reasons. Oh you lefties are so caught up in your confused emotions.

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"Because he wants to put an end to the illegal border crossing and stop sanctuary cities, zero tolerance and No to amnesty"

"Yep, exactly what Duke (Republican of Louisiana) wants"

Heck, even the Duke is right on some things. Newsflash for yabits: The overwhelming majority of Americans want an end to illegal immigration. If you want open borders, vote for Hillary, if she's still a candidate in Nov.

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I hate PC and waltzing around the truth. 2020 will bring forth a candidate who will look at the camera and say "eff yes, I'm a racist".

Trump is just a voice in the wilderness. The man who will follow him will baptise with pure racism.

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It looks like you'll have to continue your educational tours to the black community spreading the good news according to Donald.

Have you touched any pivotal nerves yet?

Naw, I know what I'm talking about. I usually don't quote racists groups, but here is Quanell X of the NBP and this guy knocked it out the park and even he can see the lies and the deceptions of the far left for what they (Democrats) really stand for.

https://youtu.be/FKSOnwAUitg

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Duke is a racist. Trump for economic and safety reasons.

And Duke solidly endorses Trump as being the candidate who by far will advance his racist agenda for America. Duke has never before come out so enthusiastically for a fellow Republican at the national level. For Trump to put an avowed white nationalist (Bannon) has his campaign's leader speaks volumes -- making his "outreach to minorities" just another ploy to troll for suckers.

I usually don't quote racists groups, but here is Quanell X of the NBP and this guy knocked it out the park and even he can see the lies and the deceptions of the far left for what they (Democrats) really stand for.

Ah, so you agree with extremist racists of all varieties. I haven't seen any Democrat putting up Quanell X of the NBP as a recommended source for anything. Maybe Trump can get some traction with them.

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And Duke solidly endorses Trump as being the candidate who by far will advance his racist agenda for America. Duke has never before come out so enthusiastically for a fellow Republican at the national level.

Hogwash, the only people that worry about idiot Duke is the Hillary camp in regards to them trying so desperately to paint Trump as a racist because he didn't disavow Duke fast enough and at this point, I firmly believe even if he did, liberals would still call him a racist because of guilt by association theory. Also, Duke came out to endorse McCain and Romney as well. Remember this, most White Nstionalists are against open borders, if that makes a person racist, then a big chunk of Whites, Blacks and Latinos are racists for wanting that.

For Trump to put an avowed white nationalist (Bannon) has his campaign's leader speaks volumes -- making his "outreach to minorities" just another ploy to troll for suckers

Hmmmm.....So what do you call 50 years of Blacks believing Democratic lies?

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And Duke solidly endorses Trump as being the candidate who by far will advance his racist agenda for America. Duke has never before come out so enthusiastically for a fellow Republican at the national level.

Seriously, that games been played. No one really takes Duke or any of these idiots seriously, I know Dems try and try, but the people aren't that stupid. Duke has been around forever since I was a kid and no one ever took him serious back then and even less now.

For Trump to put an avowed white nationalist (Bannon) has his campaign's leader speaks volumes -- making his "outreach to minorities" just another ploy to troll for suckers.

So I guess it boils down to what the people want, a woman that is part of the Washinton system that lied for over 50 years and left them to rot as long as they have their votes Blacks and minorities are and will never be taken serious by Democrats.

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Seriously, that games been played. No one really takes Duke or any of these idiots seriously

Well, apparently the lefties do, it's kind of ironic lefties are giving Duke more exposure than he's ever had in his life too. Like a booster.

I don't like racists, but I can brush them off. Warmongers, not so much. By the way, how do you lefties keep whining about Trump, but Hillarys warmongering is OK? Some kind of mental problem if you ask me.

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So why isn't Trump's, "why not?" angle working with minorities? Too much free stuff? Too lazy? Too many rapists? Or maybe not enough Republicans giving them "the talk" about politics?

So many potential reasons.

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Um, Renee Amoore is a woman. A black woman supporting Trump. I know that's hard for you to believe, but it's true!

Ok, why would some random black woman's comments piss anyone off?

And why is it hard to believe? I'd find it hard to believe if someone tried to claim there wasn't a single black woman supporting Trump in all of the US. With 350+ million people, you'll be able to find pretty much any example of any combination supporting anyone.

If this is the only black woman in America supporting Trump, that would be amazing - in fact, hard to believe. But I'm sure there are more.

Now if you'd like to get into the statistics of how many black women in the states supported Trump, there would be more of a conversation. But a single example, or even a few, is the equivalent of an anecdote in a debate.

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Black Sabbath: This is about trying to convince 'moderate' racists its ok to vote for him.

How can they be 'moderate' if they're 'racists'?

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So why isn't Trump's, "why not?" angle working with minorities? Too much free stuff? Too lazy? Too many rapists? Or maybe not enough Republicans giving them "the talk" about politics? So many potential reasons.

The sad thing is, most Blacks vote by default. Put the emotions down, let's talk seriously. It really doesn't matter who's running on the right, Blacks just usually vote Democrat straight down, they always complain about the crime, the poverty, the broken public schools and yet, instead of trying to vote to change the cycle, they keep voting the same, again and again and again and one can only contribute it to political ignorance. I used to love near one of the biggest Black community in Los Angeles and for over 54 years they keep voting Democrat and crime, drugs, broken down schools are so prevalent. Blacks have a much higher incarceration rate, murder rate, high crime, over 70% come from single family homes, high school dropout rate, can't read above the 8th grade level are more dependent on big government and entitlements (something Democrats are happy about) it's a vicious perpetuating cycle that a vast majority of Blacks refuse to accept and the numbers show it. Look at Chicago, the crime is just off the charts, on average the shooting and mirder rate is over 40 to 100 a month, that's insane and Dems NEVER, I repeat NEVER talk about it. In 8 hears, how many times did Obama talk or taken aggressive action to put every resource in to stop crime? He hasn't and he'll talk all day about climate change, but when it comes to talking about the plight of inner city Blacks, complete silence or not enough action is EVER taken. I am not saying Republicans will 100% fix all the problems that the Dems caused over 50 years, but it would be a start, because I can guarantee you, if Hillary is president, the only thing she will do is throw more money and more government entitlements and more of the same Washington establishment lies to keep Blacks on the dole and loyal to Democrats. I am not saying all Democrats are bad individually, but as a party, they have been nothing but a giant cancer for the Black community and all you have to do is look at these neighborhoods. I could care less what any outsider thinks that hasn't lived in or near these communities or worked with these people. It's not an attack on the people because of their race, it's because of the lies that Democrats are so good at telling. Sure, over the past 45 years the GOP didn't do a good job at recruiting Blacks, but that's changed and since 2000 ever slightly more Blacks are leaving the Democratic Party, especially the ones that do get a full college education and take a deep look at the relationship between them and the Democratic Party, but it's still not enough, but it's a start. Before Guliani became mayor of NYC the crime rate was off the charts, it was worse than Chicago and Guliani took aggressive action by firing thousands of corrupt police officers, hired new ones, increased their presence, closed down all the porn shops and crime infested 42nd street, relocated the homeless, moved out many of the street vendors, cleaned up the subways, initiated Stop and Frisk program which took thousands of guns and knives off the streets, had a zero tolerance policy and drove crime to the point where you could walk the streets at night, go jogging in Central Park. NYC became one of the safest cities in the country due to his policies and Bloomberg largely continued those policies, now look at de Blasio, he got rid of all these policies that has been keeping NYC safe and now even though crime is low, but robbery, rape and homicide are up and continue to go up and the big reason because he dropped a lot of the policies that Guiliani implemented and Bloomberg upheld. On the other hand The GOP as a party has grown, diversified and become more of the party to fighting for the middle class. These are issues that Democrats ALWAYS run away from! And it's sad that the first Black president who was supported by 90% of the Black community has done very little to change the lives of millions that receive government assistance. The party will never teach self-reliance, entrepreneurship, small government and as long as Blacks keep voting Democrat, don't expect the murder rate or poverty or anything else to change in the Black community.

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The sad thing is, most Blacks vote by default. Put the emotions down, let's talk seriously. It really doesn't matter who's running on the right, Blacks just usually vote Democrat straight down, they always complain about the crime, the poverty, the broken public schools and yet, instead of trying to vote to change the cycle, they keep voting the same, again and again and again and one can only contribute it to political ignorance.

This comment is great. A blanket statement about an entire race of people, telling them that they don't know how to vote.

The amazing thing is that the author does not see this statement as patronizing. And then wonders why Black people would choose to vote for the other party.

I think that this is pretty much the quintessential line of thought that keeps black people 'voting by default'. After all, re-read the quote above, and you'll see why they have no other realistic option.

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This comment is great. A blanket statement about an entire race of people, telling them that they don't know how to vote.

I'm sorry, but you didn't live in Compton or lived or worked in South Chicago, Philly or Harlem. Go and live there for a week, go to Detroit, tell if Democrtsic policies have made great inroads the last 50 years? How's Detroit doing? How are the Blacks doing? Sadly to say, they don't know, it's not racist to say that, it's political blindness and the unwillingness to accept the reality of the social economic situation.

The amazing thing is that the author does not see this statement as patronizing. And then wonders why Black people would choose to vote for the other party.

Which is their right, at the same time, don't expect Democrats to be the solution as Quanell X stated.

I think that this is pretty much the quintessential line of thought that keeps black people 'voting by default'. After all, re-read the quote above, and you'll see why they have no other realistic option.

And that's fine, most Blacks that do exceptionally and financially well, they tend to leave the impoverished communities and relocate to mostly White and safer urban cities, with less crime, better schools, better chances for their children to break the chains of Democratic dependency.

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Hehehe, keep making posts like that one please. The more you people write posts like that, and the more black people that read posts like that, the less votes the Republican party will receive from black voters.

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They can do that, I just sit. Ack and shake my head why they want to vote for more poverty, more unemployment, more disparity and more of the same. You drive by Watts and you can still see burned buildings from the Watts riots back in the 60s to the L.A. Riots in the 90s. Again, they can vote for the same policies, but from the evidence, if you can't see that 50 years your lif is not changing, you just might not be on the right path. But again, Quanell X said it perfectly and if anything, for being part of a hate group, he even realizes the Dems have lied to Blacks for far too long.

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Ack and shake my head why they want to vote for more poverty, more unemployment, more disparity and more of the same.

Yep, keep telling them that they don't know how to vote.

Many a politician has learned that you can't tell people they don't know how to vote. You can only create a situation in which they want to vote for you. If they don't want to vote for you, it's your fault for not creating a platform that they want to vote for. It's never the voter's fault.

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To a point that's true, but at the same point, it's a double-edged sword, you can turn that around and say, it's your fault for not willing to change your social economic situation because you choose to go with the same economic policies of the party that put you there. Then don't complain about the system when you could take a step back and look at your options, try something different of go with the same. If you choose the same. Don't complain, it's very simple.

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If you choose the same. Don't complain, it's very simple.

Nope. Due to the fact that the Republican party has never stood up for the rights of black people (not even now, no matter how much trump would have you believe otherwise), voting Republican would have been even worse for black people.

And you're still trying to blame the voter. You can do so if you choose, but that will never lead people to switch votes to your party. Never.

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Nope. Due to the fact that the Republican party has never stood up for the rights of black people

So I guess, Lincoln just wasted his time, right?

(not even now, no matter how much trump would have you believe otherwise), voting Republican would have been even worse for black people.

No one knows now, because they didn't vote presidentially and locally for a Republican, L.A., Chicago, Philly are great examples of this.

And you're still trying to blame the voter. You can do so if you choose, but that will never lead people to switch votes to your party. Never.

Yes, I do blame the voter. I have a very good life and most Blacks that live in my city and in my neighborhood are extremely well off, so I think the examples are there when you see people becoming self-reliant and NOT falling for the Democrat, we will take care of you Crap.

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Due to the fact that the Republican party has never stood up for the rights of black people

So I guess, Lincoln just wasted his time, right?

Haha! You had to go all the way back to Lincoln to find someone who stood up for the rights of black people?

Thanks for essentially proving my point. My point was obviously wrong, as Lincoln shows, but considering he's been dead for 150 years, and you couldn't find another example in between then and now, shows how little the Republican party has fought for or cared about the rights of black people.

And you people wonder why black people vote Democratic.

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