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Obama: My Admin Didn’t Pursue Reparations Due to the ‘Politics of White Resistance’

The following article, Obama: My Admin Didn’t Pursue Reparations Due to the ‘Politics of White Resistance’, was first published on Flag And Cross.

No black person with any self-respect would ask for reparations from taxpayers who had nothing to do with slavery. That being said, a lot of black people would love reparations – despite living in a country where they can become a multi-millionaire if they work hard enough.

From The Daily Wire:

Former President Barack Obama told his podcast co-host, Bruce Springsteen, that he would have liked to pursue reparations for slavery as part of his presidential agenda, but that the “politics of white resistance” made the issue a “non-starter.”

Obama and Springsteen recently launched a podcast together where the pair discuss how to pursue “unity” among Americans and forge friendships across party, class, and racial lines. The podcast is billed as two friends from polar opposite backgrounds coming together — Springsteen from a working-class New Jersey upbringing and Obama from a childhood spent in Hawaii and later, in Chicago — but both Springsteen and Obama are now wealthy Democrats.

Obama blabbered, “And what I saw during my presidency was the politics of White resistance and resentment. The talk of ‘welfare queens’ and the talk of the ‘undeserving’ poor. And the backlash against affirmative action. All that made the prospect of actually proposing any kind of coherent, meaningful reparations program struck me as, politically, not only a nonstarter but potentially counterproductive.”

From Daily Wire:

Former first lady Michelle Obama demonized tens of millions of Americans on Saturday after news organizations declared Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election—despite the fact that ballots are still being counted and the Trump campaign has filed lawsuits in several states—claiming without evidence that those who voted for President Donald Trump voted to support “lies, hate, chaos, and division.”

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I do not support the applying of reparation money. This is of a time past, and those looking at receiving the payment today, are not applicable. This governing program would have to look at all races, color, creed or other. Just open a can of worms.

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This white person right here (Me!): If reparations are made and awarded, then a lot of the $$ would have to go to me and other white people like me. We were so poor and underprivileged during my growing up years that we picked cotton for a black family down the road from where we lived!!! I as determined that I when I grew up, I would look for ways to change my lifestyle, find ways to take care of myself, make a living for myself and any future family I may have, find ways to give back to society… Read more »

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This guy is not only nuts, he’s ugly as well

Gary Lee
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NO! As with Obama’s secret desire to make gay marriage “legal”, he wanted to be elected/re-elected. Support of the outlandish scheme of reparations would have sunk his candidacy……

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