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Do Americans Finally Feel It’s Safe to Publicly Disapprove of Obama?

 Over the past few years, the charge of racism if you were against the policies of the president, has been so odious and so hurtful to people that I believe this dramatic drop in his approval ratings simply reflects the fact that people are now willing to say their honest feelings about disapproval regarding the president.  I think people are finally getting the courage and the confidence to state the truth of their feelings...

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Allen West: Obama doesn’t share our racial experiences

“[Y]ou know, the president came out and started talking about civility in our dialogue,” West said. “Where is President Obama? You know, here we have the guy that is supposedly the first African-American president and we’re supposed to be celebrating this end of racial animosity. But I think it has gotten even worse and I think that the president should be speaking out about this...

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Playing the Racism Card in the Shutdown

The government shutdown has brought out the worst in our political class but the same is true of pundits. It’s bad enough when politicians call each other terrorists and hostage takers or, as Barbara Boxer did yesterday, to compare them to those who commit domestic abuse. We know that’s what Democrats have always thought of Republicans and it takes very little provocation to get them up on their high horses seeking to turn a political disagreement, however bitter it might be, into one in which the other side is depicted as pure scum rather than merely wrong. But the willingness of liberals to speak as if all those who disagree with Barack Obama are, almost by definition, racists, is about as low as it gets...

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