#1: How Racism Works
I just got this email. Discuss.
How Racism Works
What if John McCain were a former president of the Harvard
Law Review? What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his
What if McCain were still married to the first woman he
said "I do" to?
What if Obama were the candidate who left his first wife
after she no longer measured up to his standards?
What if Michelle Obama were a wife who not only became
addicted to pain killers, but acquired them illegally through her charitable
What if Cindy McCain graduated from Harvard?
What if Obama were a member of the Keating 5*?
* The Keating Five were five United States Senators
accused of corruption in 1989, igniting a major political
scandal as part of the larger Savings and Loan crisis of the late
1980s and early 1990s.
What if McCain was a charismatic, eloquent speaker?
If these questions reflected reality, do you really believe
the election numbers would be as close as they are?
This is what racism does. It covers up, rationalizes and
minimizes positive qualities in one candidate and emphasizes negative
qualities in another when there is a color difference.
PS: What if Barack Obama had an unwed, pregnant teenage
You are The Boss... which team would you hire?
With America facing historic debt, 2 wars, stumbling
health care, a weakened dollar, all-time high prison population, mortgage
crises, bank foreclosures, etc.
Columbia University - B.A. Political Science with a
Internationa l Relations.
Harvard - Juris Doctor (J.D.) Magna *** Laude
University of Delaware - B.A. in History and B.A. in
Syracuse University College of Law - Juris Doctor (J.D.)
United States Naval Academy - Class rank: 894 of 899
Hawaii Pacific University - 1 semester
North Idaho College - 2 semesters - general study
University of Idaho - 2 semesters - journalism
Matanuska-Susitna College - 1 semester
University of Idaho - 3 semesters - B.A. in Journalism
Now, which team are you going to hire ?