Attitudes toward African-Americans have worsened since 2008, research finds

Nov 02, 2012
Attitudes toward African-Americans have worsened since 2008, study finds

(Phys.org)—This might not be a "post-racial" era after all.

New research indicates that toward African-Americans have worsened since the election of President .

Many people described America as accepting of all races after Obama was voted as the country's first black president in 2008. However, a new poll shows that anti-black sentiments became more common in the last four years.

Since 2008, explicit racism was more common among Republicans than Democrats. In 2012, the proportion of people expressing anti-black attitudes was 79 percent among Republicans, 48 percent among independents and 32 percent among Democrats.
If the findings hold during next week's , Obama's race may play a factor in voters' choices.

The study's authors include Josh Pasek, assistant professor of at the University of Michigan; Jon Krosnick, professor of communication and at Stanford University; and Trevor Tompson, director of the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago.

"It appears that the Obama administration has not been a time of decline in anti-black attitudes in America," the researchers wrote. "Indeed, these data suggest that anti-black attitudes have become slightly more prevalent over those years, especially during the last two years."

Using data from surveys done in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the researchers found that:

  • Sizable proportions of both manifested anti-black attitudes, though anti-black attitudes were more common among Republicans than among Democrats.
  • People who identified themselves as Republicans in 2012 expressed anti-black attitudes more often than did Republican identifiers in 2008.
  • People with more toward African-Americans were less likely to approve of Obama's job performance.
  • If both anti-black and pro-black attitudes had been converted to be neutral, the proportion of Americans disapproving of Obama's job performance would have been 1 to 3 percentage points lower in both 2010 and 2012.
  • In 2012, holding negative attitudes toward African-Americans increased the likelihood of voting for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and not voting at all, and decreased the likelihood of voting for Obama.
  • When testing for implicit attitudes, the scores for anti-black sentiment increased from 49.3 percent in 2008 to 51.1 percent in 2010 and 55.7 percent in 2012.
Overall, the expected influence of anti-black on the election mirrored what we found in a similar examination in 2008, Pasek said.

"In an election projected to be this close, the two-point margin we attribute to prejudice may play a critical role in determining our next president," he said.

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freethinking
2.4 / 5 (31) Nov 02, 2012
Isn't this article anti-white? Who are the most racist group in the USA? African Americans.

According to Progressives, If you judge a man on the content of their character, find their character lacking, but the person is black, you are a racist. If you judge a man on the color of their skin, and judge him a racist because he is white, you are an enlightened individual.

This Article is just an excuse by Progressives for when Obama is voted out of office. Progressives are trying to make it, if you don't vote for Obama, you are a racist, don't judge Obama on is record of failure, judge him on the color of his skin.

Sorry progressives, this doesn't work anymore.
antialias_physorg
3.5 / 5 (16) Nov 02, 2012
Isn't this article anti-white?

No it isn't. It simply tries to figure out how race is being viewed since Obama took office.

You really should learn to read scientific articles. They are not the pieces of fluff from tabloids that you seem to take them for. Scientific articles express EXACTLY what they state - nothing more, nothing less.

As soon as you start to interpret scientific articles you're off in lala-land.
geokstr
2.3 / 5 (21) Nov 02, 2012
You really should learn to read scientific articles...As soon as you start to interpret scientific articles you're off in lala-land.

Perhaps you could learn to do some research on your own, rather than listen to leftists spout talking points.

According to opensecrets.org, all three of these "unbiased" "non-partisan" "objective" "professors" donated to either the Democratic Party, or directly to Obama.

Just a coincidence, I'm sure, like all the "professors" whose "studies" on politics are posted on this site, all Obama supporters, and all critical of anything to the right of Uncle Joe and Hugo.

But they simply can't be partisans giving partisan opinions, unlike anyone trashed by you and others here for being "denialists" if they ever took a dime from industry.
VendicarD
2.8 / 5 (16) Nov 02, 2012
Quite obviously Conservative Tea-Baggers.

"Who are the most racist group in the USA" - FreeTard

You are living proof of that.

It is really going to fun watching you soil your underpants in protest once Obama is re-elected.
rwinners
2.6 / 5 (13) Nov 02, 2012
Wow. Controversial. President Obama has provided a negative lightning rod for all those with subliminal racial hate. I see it everywhere, even in my own family.
Is is right? No. Can we get past it? Probably. We did elect him, didn't we.
VendicarD
2.9 / 5 (10) Nov 03, 2012
The eradication of Racially motivated hate has come a long way in America since the 50's, although pockets of hate are still found in the Republican Party.

I do however, consider the progress that has been made, quite good.

And with the death of the existing older two American generations, racial hate will have been almost entirely eradicated.

antialias_physorg
3.7 / 5 (10) Nov 03, 2012
According to opensecrets.org, all three of these "unbiased" "non-partisan" "objective" "professors" donated to either the Democratic Party, or directly to Obama.

Wouldn't it be in their interest to show that racism has DECREASED, then? You know: so that they could help Obama get the white vote?

Your argument that this is some kind of PR stunt makes absolutely no sense at all.
geokstr
1.9 / 5 (18) Nov 03, 2012
Tea-Baggers.

Can't get past your penchant for juvenile sexual slurs, I see.

Maybe you could go toss yourself a salad, fudge packer.
geokstr
1.5 / 5 (16) Nov 03, 2012
According to opensecrets.org, all three of these "unbiased" "non-partisan" "objective" "professors" donated to either the Democratic Party, or directly to Obama.

Wouldn't it be in their interest to show that racism has DECREASED, then? You know: so that they could help Obama get the white vote?

Your argument that this is some kind of PR stunt makes absolutely no sense at all.

I see you know little about politics other than what you read in the HuffPost or YahooNews.

In this particular election, the cry of "RACIST" has been overused and abused by the left. If you disagree with Obama in any way, it must be because of racism, not because his policies suck or his socialist views are odious. Racist "dog whistles", supposedly used by the right but heard only by the left include "golf", "Chicago", "Clint, "Medicare," "debt," "jobs," "foreign policy" and "quantitative easing", all words seen as racist by the leftist media when used by a conservative.

kochevnik
1 / 5 (13) Nov 03, 2012
Isn't this article anti-white? Who are the most racist group in the USA? African Americans.
I think Indians are vying for first place, actually. Often when an egregiously racist net poster is caught he is Indian. Most blacks are beyond ignorant melatonin-deprived characteristics and have real real issues and concerns.

I find Americanization and, in particular, exposure to catholicism and western christianity will make any ethnic group more retarded.
geokstr
1.7 / 5 (17) Nov 03, 2012
The point of studies like this is to "prove" that the "other" is a bigot, and there is a definite conflict of interest that you apparently don't see, where obvious leftists who support Obama perform "studies" that show the other side is evil. Yet you can clearly see the conflict of interest when industry even partly funds a study that blasphemes your AGW religion, as if there is an abundance of government funding for everyone.

Obama has no interest in attracting the white vote, he agrees with Rev Wright that we're all devils. In fact, one of his surrogates wrote an op-ed in the NY Times back in November '11 that said he was giving up on the white blue-collar vote. It has been all about stoking racial division and hatred for Obama and Holder for the last 4 years.
kochevnik
3.2 / 5 (13) Nov 03, 2012
Geokstr when are you taking your white trash talk to loftier realms like stormfront and freeper republic? You have displayed absolutely no redeeming qualities in your posts and display no interest in science.
Waaalt
2.5 / 5 (8) Nov 03, 2012
This article here at physorg presented the most polarizing parts of the findings only, and left out other results which do not fit the national narrative.

Consider their results on implicit racism by political party:

Democrats:
2008: 46% 2012: 55%

Independents:
2008: 48% 2012: 49%

Republicans:
2008: 53% 2012: 64%

These were of course measured using the long established and widely accepted in the field, but dubious method of rapid fire category sorting words based on brief flashes of words and pictures. The mistakes you make are supposed to reveal your bias.

Are today's Democrats ready to concede that they are more racist today than 2008's Republicans?

Remember, the implicit measure is supposed to be the more accurate one. It is supposed to correct for differences in how people interpret the survey questions, which are used for the 'explicit' measure. It is supposed to trick you into revealing your true inner workings.
VendicarD
3 / 5 (6) Nov 03, 2012
Poor Baby Geokster doesn't realize that TeaBaggers chose their own name willingly, and have spent considerable time mailing tea bags as a warning to various Republican politicians.

"Can't get past your penchant for juvenile sexual slurs, I see." - Geokster
antialias_physorg
3.9 / 5 (11) Nov 03, 2012
In this particular election, the cry of "RACIST" has been overused and abused by the left.

So your argument then is: "The Democrats say that Obama's presidency has made the US more racist - that means you now must vote Obama again to make the US less racist"?

Lay of those pills. They're heightening your usual form of crazy into something totally bizarre.
obama_socks
1.7 / 5 (12) Nov 03, 2012
Well, I certainly hope those various Republican politicians took those tea bags and made a nice pot of hot tea. Yes, the Tea Party in the U.S. chose their own name willingly, to commemorate the Boston Tea Party in Boston Harbor when Americans dumped the tea overboard as protest of unfair taxation. The TEA Party also wanted to use the 3 letters "TEA" to symbolize their being "Taxed Enough Already".

Of course, the fact is that "tea BAGS" hadn't been invented until 1908 by Thomas Sullivan. This means that the TEA Party cannot lay claim to Tea Bags, TeaBaggers, TeaBagging or any kind of bags due to its name having nothing to do with bags. It is for this reason that VendicarD's penchant for juvenile sexual slurs, as Geokstr succinctly described, proves to one and all that VD is quite preoccupied with sexual matters, gay or otherwise.

It's sad that VendicarD is such a hate-monger and disrespects the true American way of life...which he has never experienced and wouldn't appreciate anyway.
obama_socks
1.6 / 5 (13) Nov 04, 2012
As a matter of fact, Barack Hussein Obama ben Ghazi has never experienced the true American way of life either, having been raised in Indonesia and Hawaii, places which are not exactly noted for Currier and Ives-type Americana.

Thus, it isn't so surprising that Obama uses the old divide and conquer trick. He divides Americans as to class, income, and race. He has set Blacks against Whites, poor and middle class against the rich, and the Liberals against Conservatives, unions against non-union workers volunteering to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and who were turned away by the unions. The unions support Obama, so he would never go against them for any reason.

Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
These gangs of Blacks are not concerned whether or not a White person is a Liberal/Democrat/Socialist or a Conservative or Libertarian.
obama_socks
1.6 / 5 (15) Nov 04, 2012
They are only concerned with the fact that we now have a BLACK President of the U.S, and it's pay-back time. Getting revenge on innocent Whites, especially those who can't fight back and defend themselves is the new pastime for marauding Blacks in the U.S.
White Liberals are obviously enjoying it and so are the mainstream media. They enjoy seeing or hearing about a White busdriver being sucker-punched by a Black punk, and White teenage girls and boys surrounded and beaten by gangs of Blacks. This is something that Liberals appear to believe that these Whites had it coming to them for being "racist".
But the truth is that, they had it coming to them...for being White.
VendicarD
3.3 / 5 (7) Nov 04, 2012
Doubtful. You can never be sure where those TeaBaggers put their bags before they were mailed.

They have proven themselves to be racists and liars, and of course, and can't be trusted.

"Well, I certainly hope those various Republican politicians took those tea bags and made a nice pot of hot tea." - ObamaSox
VendicarD
3.7 / 5 (9) Nov 04, 2012
And yet Racist TeaBaggers like ObamaSox, insist that they aren't racists.

"Getting revenge on innocent Whites, especially those who can't fight back and defend themselves is the new pastime for marauding Blacks in the U.S." - ObamaSox
Noumenon
1.7 / 5 (17) Nov 04, 2012
@VD, i mistakenly gave you a five. You owe me a four.

That idiots toss the term "racism" around wirh little thought or definition, nor justification, is disrespectful of those who have been effected by it.

The charge has been so diluted that it has been demoted to mere political use. Unbeknownst to AA, who is entrely unaware of politics, the charge of "racism" has been USED as a political weapon against anyone (including other blacks) who disagree with the victimization culture.

The above "study" doesn't appear to define what they mean by "racist" attitude. In fact they don't want to define it clearly, since the term is used as a shot gun blast rather than a directed arrow.
TheGhostofOtto1923
3.4 / 5 (17) Nov 04, 2012
Scientific articles express EXACTLY what they state
Could you be MORE naive? Or prejudiced? '[All] sci articles express EXACTLY what they state [even though AA has not read all of them and does not realize that many of them are politically or financially inspired]'.

Prejudice may be culturally abhorrent but it is sound biology. People for instance who have expended the 'effort' across many gens to adapt to their environment will risk losing these advantages by mating with immigrants. This 'urge to diverge' is the essence of tribalism, of people who share accrued adaptations to specific environments.

Conversely, immigrants would stand to gain advantages for their offspring by mating with indigenes. Culturally we are taught to suppress the expression of these tendencies but this is domestication and it is not a natural process. It is however selection, as individuals who cannot be trained to resist these urges will tend to lose reproductive rights, at least while sitting in jail.
Noumenon
1.6 / 5 (14) Nov 04, 2012
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It is NOT racist to have a natural reaction to behavior of an identifiable group, i.e a thuggish subculture, high crime rate, perpetual victimization, 70% babies born out of wed-lock, generations dependent on gov welfare. It is not racist to state that blacks have a cultural problem of their own making.

In contrast, it IS racist, to presume that a particular race is intrinsically inferior. The policies of the liberal left presume that blacks are inherently inferior by treating them as 'special' , and NOT acknowledging the above issues or excusing.

Proof that the above is propaganda. A) does not define racism in contrast to the above, B) Fails to analyze the differences in democratic vrs republican outlook wrt perpetual victimization vrs personal accountability, collectivism vrs individualism.

Despite that Obama would never have been in office except not for whites electing him,.. the left WILL charge America as racist if he losses this time. The ground work is already being lai
Noumenon
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
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TheGhostofOtto1923
3.2 / 5 (18) Nov 04, 2012
[cont from above] This country as a melting pot is expressly Designed to accommodate these tendencies. People who come here in families and groups will tend to retain their tribalist natures and settle together; but their children will desire to mate with indigenes in order to improve the chances of survival for their own offspring.

This works both culturally and biologically. Cultural adaptations are derived from successful interaction with environments, and native-born people will want to embrace them. Sometimes indigene culture can be overwhelmed by people who emigrate en masse, but their offspring will STILL gain advantage by adopting cultural practices forged in these environments.
ValeriaT
1.4 / 5 (9) Nov 04, 2012
It's interesting to watch, who participated on looting in New Orleans flooded with Katrina (including the policemen). These people didn't develop a relationship to private property yet because of their cultural ancestry.
ScooterG
1.4 / 5 (10) Nov 04, 2012
Racism in and of itself is not illegal in America.

If an American chooses to hate a particular race, that's their business - butt out.

Noumenon
1.7 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
scientific articles [...] are not the pieces of fluff from tabloids that you seem to take them for. Scientific articles express EXACTLY what they state - nothing more, nothing less.


You can't be that naive, you just can't. The choice was made to publish this "study", with a few days left before Americans will decide to choose either a black democrat or a white republican,... and you think this is merely objective science being carried out?

In fact, this "study" is directed at gullible people like You,... to "prove"...because "that's was science does", that republicans are evil racists. The choice is apt to leave this "scientific" finding fresh in the minds of the naive, whom are especially susceptible to propaganda, and are liberals.

A study could be engineered to show that liberal democrats have in fact caused blacks more economic harm in spoon feeding them the posion of perpetual "victimization at the hands of the white man" at every politically advantages moment.
ValeriaT
1 / 5 (6) Nov 04, 2012
In AWT the social relationships are manifestation of spontaneous symmetry breaking during cooling of human society. Whenever the human society gets relatively more poor than before (because of financial crisis because of oil war because of ignorance of cold fusion) the natural differences between peoples will naturally emerge, because the people are forced to compete mutually. The society undergoes a segregation in similar way, like the supercritical water vapor condensing into mixture of gas and fluid. The similar segregation lead to the rise of Nazism in the Germany during Great Depression in 1929. On the contrary, when the world got relatively rich during the 60's of the last century, then the Hippie movement become dominant. It's quite natural consequence of economy and we can therefore use it as an indicator of the economical state of the society.
Noumenon
2.4 / 5 (14) Nov 04, 2012
In AWT, like in a similar way the condensing at the water surface, the cranks coherence at internet news comment sections having been repulsed from scientific journals at superluminal speeds, before many years, in similar way like superheated non-sense at obscure surface vagary.
ValeriaT
1.6 / 5 (7) Nov 04, 2012
Every state of poverty has initiated the social revolutions: the rise of Bolshevism in Russia, the rise of Nazi in Germany, the social storms in Middle East and so on. I'm just saying, when the human society becomes poor, the social tensions between people are rising in similar way, like the forces between molecules during cooling. It's solely physical model and it explains, what actually happens there. I do consider it self-evident and self-explaining. http://www.humant...ties.pdf The human entities are driven with spheres of influence and with mutual competition: "what is good for you isn't good for me". When the people are living at distance, these gradients are negligible and the society is behave liberally as a whole. But when the people are compressed mutually, then their repulsive tendencies manifest itself more pronouncedly and they do propagate and attenuate through human society in emergent way.
kochevnik
3.2 / 5 (9) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
Maybe they're imitating the white police? One could be forgiven for thinking that's the law of the land when the law itself employs beatings and targeted stops as best practices.

There are places where NOBODY should linger. Skin color is not the factor. I stay in places where I'm the only white person and happy to report you're full of shit.
Noumenon
1.9 / 5 (13) Nov 04, 2012
Like in AWT, when your car doesn't start, the epicycles of vortices of the phlogiston at the water surface where such caloric causes spontaneous generation of humours, gives rise to obsoletism.

I'm just saying, when the human society becomes poor, the social tensions between people are rising in similar way, like the forces between molecules during cooling.


You post like in many years before, at the water surface, when they used the wooden trojan horse to sneak in what was not wanted.
Noumenon
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
Maybe they're imitating the white police? One could be forgiven for thinking that's the law of the land when the law itself employs beatings and targeted stops as best practices.


Maybe the police are doing the best they can constantly having to risk their lives in uncivilized areas that are a threat to them and the rest of society. We can go around in circles as many times as you want. Pointing to bad behavior does not justify bad behavior.
Noumenon
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
,.. and in any case the flash mob cases pointed out has zero to do with behavior of police. You just invented that to make excuses for these people, as I predicted above, because in your mind they are "just that way", so you lower the bar again for them (like in education and the job market), since you don't expect the same standards of civility for them as for the rest of society. You make a good subliminally racist liberal.
ValeriaT
1 / 5 (6) Nov 04, 2012
The people are indeed complex rationally thinking creatures. The AWT model is based on assumption, all these intelligent motivations of people are getting compensated mutually at the global level, so that the people will behave like the clueless particles of gas attracted with energy density only: when some gold is found, then the people will travel there. When some problems arise, then the people will move from it. The people cannot alter their collective behavior at large scales so easily. So whenever the natural resources are getting low, these trolls don't start to invest into cold fusion in an effort of effective finding of solution - they will simply attack and consume mutually like the bacteria, when the concentration of sugar gets low. Of course the pointing to bad behavior does not justify bad behavior: it's the first step in its prevention. If we don't realize, what we are doing badly, the we can never find a way for correction: every retaliation will remain symptomatic only.
kochevnik
2.8 / 5 (9) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
Maybe they're imitating the white police? One could be forgiven for thinking that's the law of the land when the law itself employs beatings and targeted stops as best practices.
Maybe the police are doing the best they can constantly having to risk their lives in uncivilized areas that are a threat to them and the rest of society.
That would imply the entire US is an "uncivilized area" as you put it.
ValeriaT
1.6 / 5 (7) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks.
I'm just explaining, it's rather connected to financial crisis introduced with republicans and their oil wars. If the people are getting rich and careless, they don't care about each other and their skin color. The same applies to socialistic tendencies as promoted with Obama's government: when the society gets poor, then it becomes a communistic automatically - and neither the republicans, neither the liberals can do something against it. If the Americans will send all their money into China (for things, which they cannot produce in cheaper way), they just will change into China, whereas the China will change into USA. It's the money, which are doing the capitalism, not the political conviction of people.
Noumenon
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
Maybe they're imitating the white police? One could be forgiven for thinking that's the law of the land when the law itself employs beatings and targeted stops as best practices.
Maybe the police are doing the best they can constantly having to risk their lives in uncivilized areas that are a threat to them and the rest of society.
That would imply the entire US is an "uncivilized area" as you put it.


It doesn't imply anything because the notion that police are running rampant beating innocent blacks is pure invented non-sense.
antialias_physorg
3.5 / 5 (8) Nov 04, 2012
The choice was made to publish this "study", with a few days left before Americans will decide to choose either a black democrat or a white republican,

We're on a science site. This is where people with brains come (OK, you being here I might have to rethink that hypothesis). But as a first approximation people who at least think they are intelligent visit this site - and that means that they most likely have thought about politics for some time and made up their mind way for the presidentil race even started.

Then again: physorg isn't a US site. It's based in the UK. So your argument is pretty pointless in the first place. People in the UK don't give a flying fart about the US elections.
kochevnik
2.8 / 5 (13) Nov 04, 2012
@Neuromon It doesn't imply anything because the notion that police are running rampant beating innocent blacks is pure invented non-sense.
Tell that to the marine in Orange County who was shot dead by three cops while loading groceries into his car for his wife and two daughters. Tell that to the kid riding his skateboard who was attacked by six cops and had bones broken two places in his face in Venice Beach. His crime? Avoiding gang members on the other side of the street which the police are too lazy to catch. http://www.livele...45510158

Police claim he had three misdemeanors, which is a joke. Those charges are for being on the sidewalk outside his house after 10pm curfew. I walk around Venice Beach and have never been stopped for curfew. Yet. Now I know Russia is a more free country than USA nation built on slavery.
Noumenon
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
Then again: physorg isn't a US site. It's based in the UK. So your argument is pretty pointless in the first place. People in the UK don't give a flying fart about the US elections.


Did you read the article? They mention the American elections, so, either they ARE interested in the UK, or, its the internet and there is no such thing as a "UK site", as many Americans have access to it.

Also, the above research is NOT science. A scientific study would have been careful to define "racist attitude" as opposed to a natural reaction to a social reality, and would have delineated the differences between democrats and republicans wrt role of government and have taken that into consideration. Further, and obviously , the "research" would not have been done only by supporters of democrats ,... they would have had equal numbers of republicans conceding the results.

There is no Santa, and not all "research studies" are bias free. The above is propaganda.
freethinking
1.3 / 5 (14) Nov 04, 2012
I was at a University a couple of weeks ago. Most of the hard science students know what is going on with Progressives, and when they take manditory progressive classes, they just repeat the mantra, Black, gay, athiest, woman good and noble. White, male, conservative, christian, evil.

Behind the back of these progressive professors they laugh. I asked if they minded taking these courses, some of them were offended, but others thought they were great comedy relief no thinking class.
obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
Since Obama became President, there have been "flash-mobs" and Whites being beaten up on by Blacks...for no other reason than because of the color of their skin.
Maybe they're imitating the white police? One could be forgiven for thinking that's the law of the land when the law itself employs beatings and targeted stops as best practices.

There are places where NOBODY should linger. Skin color is not the factor. I stay in places where I'm the only white person and happy to report you're full of shit.
-koch

Are you saying that White teenagers and elderly people are imitating police? You're crazy. It's apparent that you haven't been in the U.S. long enough or have been in areas where these things happen. Places such as the exit route from a State Fair where people have been beaten by Blacks while attempting to go to their cars to go home because they're White. And that's only ONE incident out of hundreds. These people are now AFRAID of Blacks.
ryggesogn2
2.1 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
When the black AG and a half black POTUS refuse to prosecute black on white crime, attitudes among all who respect the law should be impacted.
kochevnik
2.7 / 5 (14) Nov 04, 2012
Places such as the exit route from a State Fair where people have been beaten by Blacks while attempting to go to their cars to go home because they're White. And that's only ONE incident out of hundreds. These people are now AFRAID of Blacks.
You mean pathetic racist hicks like freetard uttered some racist remarks and got their well-earned beatdown?
When the black AG and a half black POTUS refuse to prosecute black on white crime, attitudes among all who respect the law should be impacted.
With rascists like you hiding on the net it's no surprise some of you get your well earned beatdown when you emerge from the basement.
ryggesogn2
1.8 / 5 (10) Nov 04, 2012
""Think about that," Holder said. "When you compare what people endured in the South in the 60s to try to get the right to vote for African Americans, and to compare what people were subjected to there to what happened in Philadelphia—which was inappropriate, certainly that…to describe it in those terms I think does a great disservice to people who put their lives on the line, who risked all, for my people," said Holder, who is black."
http://www.politi...ple.html

Holder is the AG for ALL the people. Not just 'his people'.
obama_socks
1.6 / 5 (14) Nov 04, 2012
Oh wait....perhaps you are referring to the marauding BLACKS imitating the police. Since White police are not in the habit of beating up on every White OR Black person they come across, even THAT is crazy stupid.
Quite possibly, your foray into places where you are the "only White face" just happened to coincide with the populace being peaceful and not looking to make trouble....in which case, you don't realize that you were in the right place at the right time, and not in the wrong place.

In any case, in spite of YOUR happy experiences, others haven't had such happy ones, and many wound up in hospital with broken bones and skulls...all kinds of injuries. All suffered at the hands of marauding criminal elements from the Black population.

Are they POOR Blacks? Does poverty cause Blacks or Whites to beat up on innocent people? I don't think it's poverty that motivates that kind of violence. Robbery, car theft, purse snatching and other forms of attaining money and goods, definitely.
freethinking
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
IF you voted for Obama the first time because he was black, you are a racist. If you vote for Obama the second time because of his record in office, you are a radical progressive.

Everyone please pray for the safety of EVERYONE who is running for elected office. The last thing we want is any excuse for this election not to be held.

If you are a conservative you must vote. In a close election, Obama WILL win. Progressives will find votes floating down streams (all being for Obama for some strange reason), election machine mysteriously voting for Obama, illegal votes, etc.

Also If you know anyone who is illegally voting (even for Romney) REPORT them.
ryggesogn2
1.7 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
"So whites should collectively be treated as the children of thieves, and blacks collectively deserve to have returned to them what was stolen from their black forebears by those white thieves. This is the seething, irrational ideology at the foundation of CRT.

While in law school, Barack Obama told an audience, "Open up your hearts and your minds to the words of Professor Derrick Bell." Bell is the same man who famously said, in a recorded television interview, "I live to harass white folks," and proudly advocated what he called a "radical" ideology. Even if Bell exerted no influence on Obama's thinking, which is unlikely, it should be a national scandal that critical race theory is so widely sermonized at American colleges.

Read more: http://www.americ...BINVcHyL
"
kochevnik
3.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
@ryggesogn2 Holder is the AG for ALL the people. Not just 'his people'.
You've said nothing in your posts to convince anyone you're not in league with the devil. Also "cracker" is not an insult it was the white slave master cracking his whip. If it's racists that is because whites can be clearly identified with slavery in the US.
freethinking
1 / 5 (9) Nov 04, 2012
Interesting that Progressives like koch, JUSTIFIY beatings as long as it is progressives or the protected class doing the beatings.

If I saw anyone being beaten (black, white, yellow, homosexual, even Obama or Biden) I will do EVERYTHING I can to protect them. Every conservative person I know would do the same. OS, Regg what would you do?

However, what would Koch and many other Progressives do if he saw Romney, Christian pastor, or a white man getting beaten by blacks, gays, union thugs, etc.
freethinking
1 / 5 (10) Nov 04, 2012
Come to think about it, why do progressives JUSTIFY rape, pedophiles, beatings, abusive actions directed towards women, drug abuse, IF it is done by a progressive? Not only do they justify it to a progressive it is a badge of honor.

obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
Attitudes toward ANYONE, no matter what race or color, largely depends on the reciprocal behavior. If I went to Kochevnik, shook his hand and we went for a beer and conversation...would he reciprocate by beating me over the head with a 2x4?
If I'm walking down the street, minding my own business, and a gang of Blacks come up behind me screaming epithets while beating me bloody, should I ask them if they're living in poverty? Or should I just assume that they hate me because I'm White and not part of their culture?
Koch doesn't understand a few things about Blacks in the U.S. Koch ASSUMES that Blacks are still oppressed by the Southern slavemasters and being held down & prevented from getting an education and disenfranchised from their right to vote.
Koch THINKS he knows what is going on here, but he has swallowed Leftist propaganda regarding racial relations. IT IS THE BLACKS WHO HOLD THEMSELVES DOWN. They have the SAME opportunities as Whites and Asians, but for most of them, (contd)
IronhorseA
3 / 5 (8) Nov 04, 2012
Well, I certainly hope those various Republican politicians took those tea bags and made a nice pot of hot tea. Yes, the Tea Party in the U.S. chose their own name willingly, to commemorate the Boston Tea Party in Boston Harbor when Americans dumped the tea overboard as protest of unfair taxation. The TEA Party also wanted to use the 3 letters "TEA" to symbolize their being "Taxed Enough Already"...


The 'tea party' here in boston was about taxation without representation, not taxation. The colonists had no representation in the house of commons when the taxes were imposed. The taxes themselves (which were to pay for the war with france that was fought in the colonies as well as in europe) were much lower than what the folks back home in england were paying.

So stop misrepresenting our tea party as being about anything but representation.
obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
(contd)
…but for most of them, it is their Black culture that retains their sense of deprivation and oppression by the White man
freethinking
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
I would say that if a performace at a High School showed Big Bird hiting Obama, the person who put on that show should be fired.

So Koch, VD and any other progressive, would you agree that if someone put on a show showing big bird hitting Romney that they should be fired?

http://www.thebla...ormance/

Any justifications for not firing the band director?
Noumenon
1.7 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
@ryggesogn2 Holder is the AG for ALL the people. Not just 'his people'.
[..] Also "cracker" is not an insult it was the white slave master cracking his whip. If it's racists that is because whites can be clearly identified with slavery in the US.


There is no slavery in the USA, nor has there been for some time, so your phrase "can" should read "could", because most of us had zero to do with it, and therefore have zero debt on account of it.

And it was whites who fought and died to end slavery.

Did you know that black Africans traded in slavery? Did you know that a culture of slavery existed in Africa long before the white man tarnished himself by dealing in it? That's right, blacks owned black slaves. But it's not a black or white issue. Slavery of a less civilized race or group is unfortunately a part of human history.

But, progressive liberals USE history as a weapon, rather than seek to understand it in context.
kochevnik
3 / 5 (10) Nov 04, 2012
@Neuromon But, progressive liberals USE history as a weapon, rather than seek to understand it in context.
LOL the truth hurts!
ryggesogn2
1.4 / 5 (11) Nov 04, 2012
The other inconvenient truth about slavery is it was abolished by the British Empire after vigorous lobbying of evangelical Christians.
The British even went as far as using their naval forces to board slave ships and free them.
After the US war between the states, the US joined the British.
But slavery has not been abolished.

Noumenon
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
@Neuromon But, progressive liberals USE history as a weapon, rather than seek to understand it in context.
LOL the truth hurts!


The lies hurt, yes, as most whites don't want to be called racist, proving that they're not.
obama_socks
1.7 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
And here we have the Reverend joseph Lowery giving his religious opinion on White folks.
That goes also for White Liberals like Kochevnik and VendicarD…dontcha know it?

http://www.dailym...ama.html

----------
But…Rev. Lowery was later forced to recant his assertion. Someone in the Obama administration must have told him that he was alienating White voters.
http://www.courie...was-joke

That was no joke...he had already admitted that that was his point of view during the early days of the Civil Rights movement. A Protestant Minister lying through his teeth.
obama_socks
1.7 / 5 (12) Nov 04, 2012
@ryggesogn2 Holder is the AG for ALL the people. Not just 'his people'.
You've said nothing in your posts to convince anyone you're not in league with the devil. Also "cracker" is not an insult it was the white slave master cracking his whip. If it's racists that is because whites can be clearly identified with slavery in the US.
-koch

Koch...we thought you're atheist...but you talk about "in league with the devil"? What gives, man?
Also, once again you're wrong. The term "cracker" does not signify a slavemaster cracking a whip. It signifies the "crrrack" sound that a whip made as the cowboys down in Florida drove the cattle to their destination in the 1800s. It was those cowboys who were called "crackers" long before it started to be applied to Southerners, in general. Cowboys were not only in the Southwestern part of the U.S.
Get your facts straight, Russkie
Shinobiwan Kenobi
3.8 / 5 (13) Nov 05, 2012
Tea-Baggers.

Can't get past your penchant for juvenile sexual slurs, I see.

Maybe you could go toss yourself a salad, fudge packer. -GeHypocriteDoucheskr



Scroll half-way down:
(http://en.wikiped...ovement)

"The term teabagger was initially used to refer to Tea Partiers after conservatives used tea bag as a verb on protest signs and websites... ...Conservatives initially embraced the term, and some have since advocated that the non-vulgar meaning of the word be reclaimed."

You're welcome, sweet-cheeks <3

Shinobiwan Kenobi
3.8 / 5 (13) Nov 05, 2012
Come to think about it, why do progressives JUSTIFY rape, pedophiles, beatings, abusive actions directed towards women, drug abuse, IF it is done by a progressive? Not only do they justify it to a progressive it is a badge of honor.



Funny, I seem to remember all the rape gaffes coming from Republicans trying to redefine the term to justify making it harder for women to get an abortion...
freethinking
1 / 5 (12) Nov 05, 2012
Shin, no one on the conservative side justified rape. However woopie goldberg said there is rape and then there is rape rape as she defended a progressive who was charged with rape.

So Shin, please show me a quote where a conservative said rape is ok?

antialias_physorg
4.4 / 5 (7) Nov 05, 2012
please show me a quote where a conservative said rape is ok?

You may have missed this (though if you have been turning on a TV during the last few months at all it's hard to imagine how you could have)
http://en.wikiped...troversy

Need more? I think I could find you a ton more of that stuff.
And I only had to go back. The above took me about 10 seconds on google.
Noumenon
1 / 5 (12) Nov 05, 2012
please show me a quote where a conservative said rape is ok?

You may have missed this (though if you have been turning on a TV during the last few months at all it's hard to imagine how you could have)
http://en.wikiped...troversy

Need more? I think I could find you a ton more of that stuff.
And I only had to go back. The above took me about 10 seconds on google.


If you spent another 5 seconds on google, you would have discovered that the vast majority (probably all) conservatives denounced the dolt, even called for him to resign.

The notion that conservatives view rape any differently than anyone else, is political lies and propaganda for fools.
FrankHerbert
2.9 / 5 (7) Nov 05, 2012
as most whites don't want to be called racist, proving that they're not.


LMAO, what tortured logic. More proof that philosophy causes brain damage.
Shinobiwan Kenobi
3.7 / 5 (6) Nov 06, 2012
Shin, no one on the conservative side justified rape. However woopie goldberg said there is rape and then there is rape rape as she defended a progressive who was charged with rape.

So Shin, please show me a quote where a conservative said rape is ok?



You seem to have issues reading all of the words in a sentence; I said they justify taking away a woman's choice concerning her body.

But here are a couple conservatives telling women what to feel about being #^&%ed and impregnated against their will:

(http://www.youtub...oNQqRl8)

(http://www.cbsnew...133817n)

The notion that conservatives view rape any differently than anyone else, is political lies and propaganda for fools. [q/]

Doesn't help your case when these gents seem to make viewing it differently par for the course.
antialias_physorg
4.4 / 5 (7) Nov 06, 2012
If you spent another 5 seconds on google, you would have discovered that the vast majority (probably all) conservatives denounced the dolt, even called for him to resign.

So I spent those additional 5 seconds. Hmmm. You mean people like Paul Ryan, the vicepresident hopeful? Oops. Ryan co-authored the redifining rape bill with Todd Akin a year earlier.
http://thinkprogr...obile=nc


Are all of these dolts? Can't be, since you're gonna vote for 'em - right? And you wouldn't vote for dolts, I'm sure.
antialias_physorg
4.4 / 5 (7) Nov 06, 2012
Second half of the post got truncated...weird.

Anyways: Then there's Richard Murdock with his "rape intended by god" comment. Another dolt? Probably. However, he's still being endorsed by Mitt Romney (Another dolt? Certainly. Because Murdock is the ONLY republican Mitt Romey has endorsed)
http://www.politi...ourdock/

Should I spend another five seconds? Want more?
TheGhostofOtto1923
3.8 / 5 (16) Nov 06, 2012
should I ask them if they're living in poverty? Or should I just assume that they hate me because I'm White and not part of their culture?
No you should assume that they hate you for being the ignorant bigot that you are. Because
IT IS THE BLACKS WHO HOLD THEMSELVES DOWN. They have the SAME opportunities as Whites and Asians
-they heard you talking like THIS.
Did you know that a culture of slavery existed in Africa long before the white man tarnished himself by dealing in it?
Why yes the bible says that Hebrew slaves built the pyramids. But we know now that there were no Hebrews in Egypt at the time, and the pyramid-builders were not slaves. But then the Sea Peoples showed up and dragged lots of Egyptians off as slaves.

Later on, Barbary pirates were stealing people and selling them around the Mediterranean, even as their counterparts the Knights Hospitaller were doing the same to Moslems and orthos.

Free markets were good back then.
Noumenon
1.3 / 5 (12) Nov 06, 2012
...the vast majority (probably all) conservatives denounced the dolt, even called for him to resign.

So I spent those additional 5 seconds. Hmmm. You mean people like Paul Ryan, the vicepresident hopeful? Oops. Ryan co-authored the redifining rape bill with Todd Akin a year earlier.

Are all of these dolts? Can't be, since you're gonna vote for 'em - right? And you wouldn't vote for dolts, I'm sure.


The controversial statement in question was as follows,...

"women rarely experience pregnancy from legitimate rape" because, "the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." - Atkin

As I have stated he was denounced for making that idiotic remark, by conservatives. Only a profoundly dishonest person would conclude that,...

"conservatives think rape is ok".

The above being the original question posed to you.

Romney makes exceptions for Rape as does the bill you mentioned, which is why it is REQUIRED to be defined in writing.
kochevnik
2.5 / 5 (8) Nov 06, 2012
As I have stated he was denounced for making that idiotic remark, by conservatives. Only a profoundly dishonest person would conclude that,...
It was denounced, then made the party's platform fully endorsed by party leadership.

Rape is second nature to rapeublicans. In repub wars servicewomen are more likely to be raped by their fellow soldiers than be shot by the enemy. Rape allows the creation of more conservatives by adversity and religious brainwashing. It's one way conservatives perpetuate.
Noumenon
1.7 / 5 (12) Nov 06, 2012
As I have stated he was denounced for making that idiotic remark, by conservatives. Only a profoundly dishonest person would conclude that,...
It was denounced, then made the party's platform fully endorsed by party leadership.

Rape is second nature to rapeublicans. In repub wars servicewomen are more likely to be raped by their fellow soldiers than be shot by the enemy. Rape allows the creation of more conservatives by adversity and religious brainwashing. It's one way conservatives perpetuate.


Proof that you will just say anything, no matter how ludicrous. You and Vendicar have zero credibility.
obama_socks
1.1 / 5 (12) Nov 06, 2012
Lara and Natasha are just two out of countless more women who have been and are raped each year in the middle east. The lies being told on this site about Conservatives giving a nod to rape in the U.S. is a symptom of serious mental illness on the part of VendicarD, kochevnik and any others who insist on accusing the wrong group of people of giving approval of that crime. Such accusations are, of course, an outgrowth of their hatred of Christianity, Conservatism and Capitalism, Free Market and smaller government. These things are all connected as to VD's, et al, mental disease.

http://www.dailym...are.html

http://www.nytime...nted=all
VendicarD
4.3 / 5 (6) Nov 06, 2012
Women don't get pregnant if they are legitimately raped.

"You and Vendicar have zero credibility." - NumenTard

and if they do get pregnant then it is by God's design.

Republican words to live by. Don't you agree NumenTard?

FrankHerbert
3.5 / 5 (11) Nov 06, 2012
"Attitudes toward African-Americans have worsened since 2008, research finds"

But Obama was reelected. Tee hee hee.
VendicarD
4.3 / 5 (6) Nov 06, 2012
O like ObamaSox. He is a kookie as CooCoo Clock. But he smells like poop now that Obama has been re-elected, and the most shrill tea-tards morons have been voted out of office.

VendicarD
3.7 / 5 (3) Nov 06, 2012
Whoopie Goldberg ay?

"woopie goldberg said ..." - FreeTard

What does Mickey Mouse think? It must be very important to you.
kochevnik
1.8 / 5 (5) Nov 06, 2012
Proof that you will just say anything, no matter how ludicrous. You and Vendicar have zero credibility.
If not, we just have all the votes loser. Because you know Whoopi Goldberg and Al Sharpton speak for all African descendants which technically is everybody.
Caliban
5 / 5 (4) Nov 18, 2012
Yeah, and what about that RepConTeaBagRanditeLibertarian electoral landslide predicted by frei"thinking", ryggsuckn', geockstrap(we should prolly include nonoUNme, Scooty, odd sock, et al, too- by association)? What the hell happened?

It didn't happen, that's what.

I told you jackasses you were going to be pissing out the other side of yer holes when the election went in the exact opposite direction.

More Progressive/Lib/Dem/Socialist Commies. And we're gonna Educate your children! Make sure that your sick, disabled, and elderly don't have to die in a ditch because you don't want to spend your money taking care of them! Start paying down the deficit, balancing the budget AND creating new jobs! And that's just the first wave.

Start crying now, morons --the New Dark Ages just got pushed back for a few more years, so you'll just have to wait before you can carve out your Disaster Capitalist Fiefdoms.

In the meantime, careful you don't collect any quarrels in your spotty backsides!