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December 9, 2013 - 7:15 am

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry evidently exists to say ridiculous things. The same radical who declared that all children belong to the state said Sunday that “Obamacare” is the new “n-word.”

“Good morning, I’m Melissa Harris-Perry. I want to talk today about a controversial word,” the Tulane professor began Sunday’s show. “It’s a word that has been with us for years. And like it or not, it’s indelibly printed in the pages of American history. A word that was originally intended as a derogatory term, meant to shame, and divide, and demean. The word was conceived of by a group of wealthy white men who needed a way to put themselves above and apart from a black man. To render him inferior, and unequal, and to diminish his accomplishments.”

Subtle! Why, it’s not predictable at all where this is going!

“President Obama has been labelled with this word by his opponents. And at first he rose above it, hoping that if he could just make a cause for what he’d achieved, his opponents would fail in making their label stick. But no matter how many successes that he had as president, he realized there were still many people for whom he’d never be anything more than that one disparaging word. A belief he knew was held not just by his political opponents, but also by a significant portion of the American electorate.

“And so he decided, if you can’t beat them, you’ve got to join them. And he embraced the word and made it his own, sending his opposition a message they weren’t expecting — ‘if that’s what you want me to be, I’ll be that.’ Y’all know the word that I’m talking about. ObamaCare. That’s right! I said it and I’m not ashamed and neither is President Obama. Because he knows that of all his victories over two terms in office, his legacy is ultimately going to be remembered for this one single word.

I mean, what do you call the president who rescues the U.S. auto industry? ObamaCare. What do you call the president who finally eliminates Osama bin Laden?”

With his bare hands, no less.

“ObamaCare.”

And so on.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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I could make a much greater case that "white privilege" and "diversity" are used in the same way as the word "honky" but I like "honky" so I won't.

And the "N-word" was never originally conceived as anything like what Miss Idiot maintains. It is an orthographic evolution from the Spanish word for "black," - "negro." It's simply a drawling lazy-fication of a word.

It's how Latin became Spanish, French, etc.

As usual, Perry is her own explanation for failure, as she doesn't have two brain cells to rub together. Go land something on Mars, then I'll be impressed.
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what would blacks do if they couldn't cry racism and had to face the truth
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If it was working...or intended to work...this word would be on billboards and flashing neon signs.

It's not that the racist flamethrowers are disingenuous, it's that they use untrue claims of racism to keep the wound open, bleeding and infected. When leftism devolves into a receptacle for every execrable whim of its rabid proponents, it makes a mockery of the good intentions it pretends to adopt. It is a parasite hiding within a foreign host, devouring it from the inside.

Civil rights are dying from this diseased entity. A parasitic invader , mimicking the original cells...while killing them off. MSNBC is a cancer and it's anchors are diseased viruses.
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Obamacare, Obamacare, Obamacare. Words of praise to the president, when it starts working. Then we'll have to find a new word for it, BHO says.
Gonna leave the thesaurus on the shelf for now.
36 weeks ago
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It's bad enough that she is an insufferable leftist, but it is even worse that she lisps.
36 weeks ago
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Obamacare is a curse from God !
And America is cursed until Obamacare is removed !
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From Wikipedia:
N....r is a noun in the English language. The word originated as a neutral term referring to black people, as a variation of the Spanish/Portuguese noun negro, a descendant of the Latin adjective niger ("color black")
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So, not something devised by "wealthy white men." Shame on her!
36 weeks ago
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She is a professor in the Women Studies Dept. at Tulane which means that she is a liberal mouthpiece who spews nonsense because she thinks that she knows what she is talking about but is really just following the liberal party line.

Obamacare is a mess and will lead to inferior medical care since a number of doctors are retiring or leaving the medical field. This was one of many unintended consequences of the law or maybe it wasn't so unintended. In any case ACA will be a big part of Obama's legacy as well as his destructive foreign policy. All in all, I believe that he will considered to have been a total failure as the leader of the free world and the worst President since Jimmy Carter.
36 weeks ago
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Invented BS.......
36 weeks ago
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I'm really really sorry that the black tribes and Jihadists captured MHP's ancestors and brought them here. I'm really sorry she's not where she'd be if that hadn't happened -- interior West Africa, where they still carry big jugs on their heads and wash clothes in the river.

I'm really really sorry that happened.
36 weeks ago
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I forgot to mention that the black culture website The Root has been using "Obamacare" for as long as it's been around. And no not in an ironic sense of embracing it as an insult. I don't see why anyone would consider it an insult. If Obama's their guy and his signature piece of legislation is Obamacare and they're so proud, why pretend they wish it was "Bushcare?"

Anyway I read some woman lobbyist first used the term, not white supremacists out in the woods saying "Disastercare," "Catastrocare," "Commiecare," "Retardocare," "Devilmaycare," "Idiotcare," "Moronocare," "Frankencare," BonnieAndCare," "Inflationcare," "Diecare," "Stalincare," ...
36 weeks ago
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So lets call it Hillarycare.

Let one thug off the hook, and impale the hook in the next thug up.

You know she is going to claim that, with HER vast expertise, she can cure all its ills with the wave of her broom, so let's remind people that she was there 20 years ago. Let her own it.
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So can only black people say O****c*** now?
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