Chaffey Community Republican Women, Federated Spread 'Waterboard Barack' Image

By JJ Duncan on
The Chaffey Community Republican Women, Federated recently hit the national news cycle with its dissemination of the Obama Bucks image, but to me this is just as bad if not worse.While the Obama Bucks are outright racist, this calls for the torture of a presidential candidate. It isn't an outright threat on Senator Obama, but it is one of the most deplorable images that has come out of the extreme right, where racism has been drawn from behind closed doors and out in the spotlight for...Read Full Story

Woman Who Emailed Obama Buck Says Racism Was Not Intent

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The image speaks for itself, but I'm going to say something anyway.Not being able to identify the Obama Buck as being racist is like not being able to identify the Sears Tower as being tall.But Diane Fedele says when she looked at the image, she just saw food and a message that Obama's administration would mean more government handouts that cost taxpayers. "I never connected," Diane Fedele told the Riverside Press-Enterprise. "It was just food to me. It didn't mean anything else."One of the...Read Full Story