Joe Biden accused by Rick Santorum of playing 'race card' after 'chains' remark

Aug 19, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Guardian Unlimited

Pundits are arguing over Biden's use of 'chains' and 'ya'll': racially insensitive or allusive to GOP financial rhetoric? Joe Biden, noted for his gaffes, has most recently drawn criticism for speaking of Mitt Romney's policies being intended to put people "back in chains". Photograph: AP A prominent Republican has accused Vice President Joe Biden ... (more)

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He's right. Obama and Biden are low-lifes for trying to Divide America.


Obama & Biden = Dumb & Dumber




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Hallmarks of Dem campaign.

" You didn't build it".

" Ya'll be back in chains ".

One claim by an Elite Academia Egghead and the other by a Pennsylvnian trying to speak Southern white man Planatation dialect.

The Pennsylvanian collective of you is " Youins" and Joe used " Ya'll " plantation speak , he should know better.

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Our Divisive President


Barack Obama promised a new era of post-partisanship. In office, he's played racial politics and further split the country along class and party lines.

By PATRICK H. CADDELL
DOUGLAS E. SCHOEN

During the election campaign, Barack Obama sought to appeal to the best instincts of the electorate, to a post-partisan sentiment that he said would reinvigorate our democracy. He ran on a platform of reconciliation—of getting beyond "old labels" of right and left, red and blue states, and forging compromises based on shared values.

President Obama's Inaugural was a hopeful day, with an estimated 1.8 million people on the National Mall celebrating the election of America's first African-American president. The level of enthusiasm, the anticipation and the promise of something better could not have been more palpable.

And yet, it has not been realized. Not at all.

Rather than being a unifier, Mr. Obama has divided America on the basis of race, class and partisanship. Moreover, his cynical approach to governance has encouraged his allies to pursue a similar strategy of racially divisive politics on his behalf.


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Hallmarks of Dem campaign.
" You didn't build it".

" Ya'll be back in chains ".

One claim by an Elite Academia Egghead and the other by a Pennsylvnian trying to speak Southern white man Planatation dialect.

The Pennsylvanian collective of you is " Youins" and Joe used " Ya'll " plantation speak , he should know better.




Obama and biden are Despicable. I wonder if they're even Human sometimes. They are Pond Scum & Pure Filth.

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Biden tells the truth and Santorum, being a republican, doesn't want anything to do with the truth.

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"The question is — and this is what Barack Obama didn't want to answer — is that human life a person under the Constitution? And Barack Obama says no. Well if that person — human life is not a person, then — I find it almost remarkable for a black man to say,'We're going to decide who are people and who are not people.'"
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What's santorum?

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Fmr. Va. Gov. Douglas Wilder to Biden:‘Slavery is nothing to joke about’

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Brain Dead Liar Obama supports Biden after 'chains' remark


On the Wednesday broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” former Democratic Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder told Vice President Joe Biden:“Slavery is nothing to joke about.”

Wilder, who was the first black American governor since Reconstruction, referred to Biden’s remarks on Tuesday from Danville, Va., calling the rhetoric divisive.

“Well, first of all it is divisive and certainly uncalled for,” Wilder said.“I don’t think the Obama administration needs that at this time. And, as you know, I have not been the most strong supporter of Joe Biden. And yet, we all know he’s gaffe-prone. But when you make a statement that says ‘They are going to put y’all back in chains,’ which means ‘I’m OK — not going to happen to me.’”

Wilder suggested that at some point, the Obama campaign and his apologists have to question just how much more of Biden’s gaffe they can withstand before it interferes with Obama’s mission.

“We’ll work through it, but ‘y’all’ would be in chains,” Wilder continued.“Slavery is nothing to joke about. And the history of this nation’s involvement with slavery is nothing to pass off in a joke. And so let’s give him the benefit of the doubt by saying,‘Well, he didn’t mean all of it,’ and his apologists are already out there saying it. But you can’t continue to make gaffe after gaffe after gaffe and believe that it’s going to be supportive of what you and the president are trying to do.”

Cavuto suggested this could be an indication that Biden would be replaced with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But Wilder doubted that would happen. He said the more important point was not to divide the country.

“[S]o the more important thing is don’t divide the country,” Wilder said.“We are not African Americans. We are Americans. We are not subjects that, who finally understand what the circumstances are. People will measure up and that’s why you need to reach out and talk to people as adults. Speak to them as equals — not ‘they’ are going to put ‘y’all’ back in chains. So that means you are separating yourself from y’all.”



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Biden tells the truth and Santorum, being a republican, doesn't want anything to do with the truth.



BLACK POVERTY and UNEMPLOYMENT IS through the ROOF under Obama/Biden dumbarse!





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The first hint that as president Mr. Obama would be willing to interject race into the political dialogue came last July, when he jumped to conclusions about the confrontation between Harvard Prof. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates and the Cambridge police.

During a press conference, the president said that the "Cambridge police acted stupidly," and he went on to link the arrest with the "long history in this country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately."

In truth, the Gates incident appears to have had nothing to do with race—a Cambridge review committee that investigated the incident ruled on June 30 that there was fault on both sides.



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On an issue that has gotten much less attention, but is potentially just as divisive, the Justice Department has pointedly refused to prosecute three members of the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation at the polls on Election Day 2008.
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It is the job of the Department of Justice to protect all American voters from voter discrimination and voter intimidation—whether committed by the far right, the far left, or the New Black Panthers. It is unacceptable for the Department of Justice to continue to stonewall on this issue.


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During the 2008 presidential campaign, Mr. Obama's campaign emphasized repeatedly that his minister, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, was being unfairly stereotyped because of racially incendiary sound bites that allegedly did not reflect the totality of his views. In the Gates incident and others, Mr. Obama has resorted to similar forms of stereotyping.

Even the former head of the Civil Rights Commission, Mary Frances Berry, acknowledged that the Obama administration has taken to polarizing America around the issue of race as a means of diverting attention away from other issues, saying: "the charge of racism is proving to be an effective strategy for Democrats.... Having one's opponent rebut charges of racism is far better than discussing joblessness."




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Ex-Virginia Gov. Wilder Slams Biden for “Chains” Remark

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The nation's first elected black governor, Virginia's L. Douglas Wilder, lambasted Vice President Joe Biden on national television Wednesday for his remark to a largely black crowd about banks keeping people “in chains.”

Wilder, a Democrat and a grandson of slaves, echoed indignant denunciations from Republicans, including presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney, that Biden's comment at a Tuesday rally in Danville, Va., injected race into the presidential contest.

In warning that the Republican ticket would roll back President Barack Obama's regulations reining in banks and investment firms after the 2008 stock market meltdown, Biden said Romney intended to “unchain Wall Street.”

Then, Biden added,“They're going to put y'all back in chains.”

Romney fired back Wednesday, saying Obama's re-election campaign “is all about division and attack and hatred.” Obama's campaign called Romney's response “unhinged.”

“Without question they were appeals to race,” Wilder told CNN.“And if you don't argue with that, then you understand that, then the next question is why? Why do you feel you need to do that? But the more important thing that I got out of this was Biden separated himself from what he accused the people of doing. As a matter of fact what he said is, they are going to do something to y'all, not to me, not us. So he was still involved with that separate America. And I'm sick and tired of being considered something other than an American.”

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The president had a unique opportunity to focus on overarching issues of importance to whites and blacks. He has failed to address the critical challenges.

He has not used his bully pulpit to emphasize the importance of racial unity and the common interest of poor whites and blacks who need training, job opportunities, and the possibility of realizing the American Dream.

He hasn't done enough to address youth unemployment—which in the white community is 23.2% and in the black community is 39.9%.


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Obama Applauds Biden's Racist Comments


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Ex-Virginia Gov. Wilder Slams Biden for “Chains” Remark

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Wilder also said he doesn't believe Obama would associate himself with, nor make, the remarks that Biden made.

“The president doesn't need this now,” Wilder said.“The president needs to be a part of bringing people together.”

Wilder, also a former Richmond mayor, said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would have made a better Obama running mate and called on Biden to “cool it, back up” and admit that he was wrong.


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Looking at the last few posts, I now know what "santorum" is. Looks like it's still dripping.

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Black Gov comments on Obama: A Divisive National Disgrace


“What the president needs to do is to disassociate himself from trying to show anybody that division is what this administration is about,” Wilder told CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

In an interview later with The Associated Press, Wilder said Biden's comment gratuitously preyed on emotionally freighted and painful imagery from the South's slaveholding past. Danville, once a booming textile and tobacco city on the North Carolina border, was the final seat of a collapsing Confederate government on the run, forced to flee Richmond as it fell to Union troops in 1865.

“Why did he feel the need to do that?” Wilder told the AP.“Did he feel that these people were so dumb that he had to appeal to them with something like that? You can forgive people for gaffes, but there comes a time when you realize you're forgiving the same guy for making the same mistakes.”

Obama defended Biden in an interview with People magazine on Wednesday, saying the vice president's remarks meant consumers would be worse off if Republicans succeeded in doing away with new restraints on financial institutions.

“In no sense was he trying to connote something other than that,” Obama said.

WHAT A F*CK*NG LIAR!


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Biden tells the truth and Santorum, being a republican, doesn't want anything to do with the truth.



Idiot.

Obama defends Biden comment but nation’s first black governor doesn’t

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President Obama defended Vice President Biden’s “chains” remarks in an interview with People magazine Wednesday, while Douglas Wilder, the country’s first elected African-American governor since Reconstruction, has accused Biden of making a race-based appeal.

At issue is a comment Biden made at a campaign rally in southern Virginia on Tuesday. The vice president said that presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s approach to financial regulation will “put ya’ll back in chains.” Biden made the remark in front of a racially mixed audience that included African Americans.

Wilder, the former Democratic governor of Virginia, took a different view.

“First of all, without question they were appeals to race,” Wilder told CNN on Wednesday.“The important thing I got out of this was Biden separated himself from what he accused the people of doing. As a matter of fact, what he said is they are going to do something to y’all, not to me. Not us. So he was still involved with that separate American.”

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Wilder echoed his view in interviews with Fox News and AP.“You can forgive people for gaffes, but there comes a time when you realize you’re forgiving the same guy for making the same mistakes,” he told AP.


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Wilder is the first Democrat to offer such a harsh rebuke to Biden. Most other Democrat Lack the Integrity to point out the obvious Racist and Divisive comments by the Obama admins Vice President.


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Looking at the last few posts, I now know what "santorum" is. Looks like it's still dripping.


Are you still advocating sex with Horses when they're dripping?

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The Great Divider

Mr. Obama has also cynically divided the country on class lines. He has taken to playing the populist card time and time again. He bashes Wall Street and insurance companies whenever convenient to advance his programs, yet he has been eager to accept campaign contributions and negotiate with these very same banks and corporations behind closed doors in order to advance his political agenda.

Finally, President Obama also exacerbated partisan division, and he has made it clear that he intends to demonize the Republicans and former President George W. Bush in the fall campaign. In April, the Democratic National Committee released a video in which the president directly addressed his divide-and-conquer campaign strategy, with an appeal to: "young people, African-Americans, Latinos, and women who powered our victory in 2008 [to] stand together once again."

President Obama's divisive approach to governance has weakened us as a people and paralyzed our political culture. Meanwhile, the Republican leadership has failed to put forth an agenda that is more positive, unifying or inclusive. We are stronger when we debate issues and purpose, and we are all weaker when we divide by race and class. We will pay a price for this type of politics.

Mr. Caddell served as a pollster for President Jimmy Carter. Mr. Schoen, who served as a pollster for President Bill Clinton,


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Former Obama Campaign Co-Chair Calls Biden’s Remarks:“Racial Viciousness”

Posted by Jim Hoft
Thursday, August 16, 2012,

Former Obama Campaign Co-Chair Artur Davis called Joe Biden’s recent remarks “racial viciousness.”
In North Carolina this week Biden told an audience that Republicans will “put y’all back in chains.” Davis spoke with Wolf Blitzer yesterday.


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