Kudos to President Obama

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  1. tinytim

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    He gave a very eloquent speech at Senator Byrd's Memorial service today in Charleston WV... http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/97290559.html

    Which is nothing really remarkable... I mean, after all, he is a very good communicator...

    What I did find remarkable was that somehow, someway, he managed not to blame Bush for Byrd's death!...

    So Kudos to you President Obama.. finally, you may be moving on!
     
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    I heard it was Cheney's fault! :laugh:
     
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    (Tinytim drops his head and slowly walks away.... )

    Then suddenly stops in his tracks, turns and says...

    "Byrd didn't die on a hunting trip, or in a gun accident, so it can't be Cheney's fault!"
     
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    Maybe he was the Byrd that Chaney was hunting.
     
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    Yeah, he kind glossed over some of Byrd's history. Trent Lott was chased out of office for a lot less.

    "I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side ... Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds. ”
    — Robert C. Byrd, in a letter to Sen. Theodore Bilbo (D-MS), 1944

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    "There are white n-ggers. I've seen a lot of white n-ggers in my time"
    Robert Byrd, May 2, 2007
     
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