Black Education / Schools : We Do Need To Elect Better Black Candidates!!

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  1. chuck

    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Our takes are even more a bad reflection of mass media manipulation, less a true reflection of the facts...

    We can do much better than that, both as individuals and as a people!!
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We wasting our limited energy and resources,
    by dwelling on where we were:

    Where we are-- and where we're going next--should be the topics we're posting about-- in 2016!!
     
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    :11100: can't elect better people if no body votes.......
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Can't move forward if our aging elected black officials don't retire and allow us voters to make new choices as well:

    Maybe Obama needs to make another speech to them about this issue too!!
     
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    retire ? if you want new leadership you got to take it. all the 'hip' black people don't vote.
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm on my way to vote via our primary today:

    Please do stay tuned for more updates...
     
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    Can't elect better people if they aren't running...

    Had state and local elections here in Michigan yesterday and didn't have much to work with in my district and we had some fairly important positions to fill like state prosecutor. Our recent one, a Black man, now EX-prosecutor, got his behind caught up in a prostitution probe, including allegations of human trafficking and pleaded guilty. :censored: No Black person was on the ticket this time for either party.
     
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    You and your hyperbole. People do not like your one candidate for President, and you stretch that into people not voting at all. Answer this question, what new candidate will come from voting for Hillary? How will voting for her open the door to democratic candidates with a different paradigm on how to fix the economic problems of this country? There was one candidate, but the very party you support worked against him. So if your party has no problem with tipping the scales against candidates who are not the choice of The Powers That Be, how in the world is blindly supporting that party going to help open the door to people who will work for the betterment of the majority instead of the moneyed minority? The simple answer is it won't help.

    Strategic use of the vote could help by letting the party leaders know that if they do not negotiate with us in good faith and keep their promises, then they will lose elections via the loss in votes. As long as they know our people will vote for them only for the benefit of not seeing an overt racist in office, they have no real reason to work for our vote outside of playing on that singular fear. They can keep us focused on that one issue of racism, while they push through economic policies that stymie our people's financial growth in favor of the continued financial growth of the top 1%.
     
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    there is an opportunity to take the congress from republican control. vote. vote democratic.
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Locally I don't believe most here are active members of either mainstream party:

    Hence I'm not sure who you're blaming for what or why!
     
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