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huffingtonpost.com — Former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst to President Barack Obama during a speech to Congress last week was an act "based on racism" and rooted in fears of a black president.

"I think it's based on racism," Carter said at a town hall held at his presidential center in Atlanta. "There is an inherent feeling among many in this country that an African-American should not be president."

The Georgia Democrat said the outburst was a part of a disturbing trend directed at the president that has included demonstrators equating Obama to Nazi leaders.

"Those kind of things are not just casual outcomes of a sincere debate on whether we should have a national program on health care," he said. "It's deeper than that."

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Posted 1799 days ago
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There must be some racial undertones playing in the back of his mind that enable him to disrespect the President during such a forum.
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I am insulted that the radical left, and the liberal wing of the democratic party, would stoop to such measures as playing the race card in defense of Obama. I suppose that going forward that they will try to label anyone who speaks out against Obama's policies as a "racist" so they don't have to argue the merits of his positions.
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Posted 1799 days ago
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lhuff57 you kidding right!

1. you should read this http://rules-republicans.house.gov/Educational/Read.aspx?ID=5
bottom rule

2. what joe did, has never been done in the last 100 yrs

3. those playing the race card is what they are doing "playing the race card", just like the right are doing "comparing obama health plan to socialism/nazism" does it mean you fail to see the wrong in what joe did?

4.there is a venue provided where joe can make clear his unbelief.

5. Come to think of it, using bush as a comparison, did any democrat act in such manner even when they clearly disagreed and didnt believe WMDs existed, a prerequisite for war, did obama himself act in such a manner to bush?

Get the Facts, Open your Mind, Let Blood Sugar Flow generously...
Posted 1799 days ago
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The rule that only white folks can talk is taking over the grande ole racist party.

SAD FOR AMERICA
Posted 1799 days ago
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AND THEY ARE MAD AT BLACK FOLKS BECAUSE........THEY BOUGHT THEM HERE AGAINST THEIR WILL.

ASK WHITE SLAVE MASTER DOES THIS MAKE SENSE? THAT WOULD BE THE GOP
Posted 1798 days ago
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THANK GOODNESS FOR REAL WHITE MEN.....GOD BLESS FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER.
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2. what joe did, has never been done in the last 100 yrs

JOE AND TH EGRANDE OLE RACIST PARTY OF WHITE MEN ARE RACIST PIGS.

WHAT ABOUT THE SIGN THAT READ

BURY OBAMACARE WITH KENNEDY...THIS IS WHAT THE CATHOLIC RIGHT SUPPORT....THIS MESS.

SHAME ON THE WHITE CATHOLIC THAT SCREWED OFF ALL THE LITTLE BOYS.

OOPHS....THE CATHOLIC SUPPORT THE NASTY PEDI PRIEST TOO
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