Black People : Did you get your check?

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    :toast:Reading this story... gave me goose bumps...alright now Mr. President... that's the way to go!!!!!!
     
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    This comment from the article really stuck out for me:

    "If Obama gives money to struggling Americans, Republican­s say he does it only for PR-reasons­. If he'd refuse to give money to charity they'd say he is heartless. If Obama does right they never recognize it, if Obama does wrong they never forget".
     
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    Whether it's for PR not it seemed to have worked for him, you can't really get bad publicity by giving out your own money.
     
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    Right, you would think so, tsk, tsk, tsk...I surely consider it a selfless act:).
     
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    I don't know about selfless, President Obama is a very smart Politician, I am sure if he didn't want people knowing about him giving out the personal checks, nobody would have known. That's where the whole PR argument comes in. However since he checked out his own money and instead of tax payer dollars, that's something different, I have never heard President giving out personal checks out before. More importantly the President needs all the good PR he can get right now, his numbers aren't looking too good.
     
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    To me, it was selfless to give so personally and not say a word until now...who knows how long he's been offering his support in this way..all the while he's been called every name in the book and faulted for his predecessor's mistakes; and what a way to end his first term as President...raising the bar on charity in the White House.
     
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    Maybe it is a selfless act who knows, like I said that's good PR for the President, maybe that might prompt congress to pass the job bill. The President can use this to make the Republicans look bad who practically don't care if this country economy crashes into the ground, as long they can get him out of office. The President is smart, everything he does is very well calculated.
     
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    no doubt what he's doing is like playin chest this man at the end of this political game
    will checkmate'em all ..........Good Move OBAMA
     
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