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It will be a sad day when the Obamas leave the White House. I think Hillary and Bill will do a good job though.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/18/obama-congressional-black-caucus-speech-clinton

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Barack Obama said on Saturday night he will take it as a “personal insult” if the African American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and encouraged black voters to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Obama delivered his final keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, symbolically passing the torch to the person he hopes will succeed him next year. Clinton, his former secretary of state, was honored for becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major party.

Obama said his name may not be on the ballot, but issues of importance to the black community were, including justice, good schools and ending mass incarceration.

“I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election,” Obama said with a stern look and booming passion. “You want to give me a good send-off, go vote.”

In her own pitch to African Americans at the same dinner, Clinton implored the crowd to help protect Obama’s legacy, warning of a “dangerous and divisive vision” that could come from Republican opponent Donald Trump.

Obama joked about the “birther” issue long promoted and now dismissed by Trump, telling his audience that there’s an extra spring in his step now that the “whole birther thing is over”. But his main message was about voter turnout among African Americans.

He turned serious when speaking about voting. He said Republicans had actively added barriers to voting by closing polling places mostly in minority communities, cutting early voting and imposing more voter ID requirements. He called the efforts a national scandal, but even if all restrictions on voting were eliminated, African Americans would still have one of the lowest voting rates.

“That’s not good. That is on us,” Obama said. He then told the crowd if they wanted to give Michelle Obama and him a good send-off, “don’t just watch us walk off into the sunset, now. Get people registered to vote.”

Clinton gave a shorter address. She did not mention Trump by name but showered the president with praise and said the upcoming election would be a pivotal choice for the country.

“It’s not about golf course promotions or birth certificates. It comes down to who will fight for the forgotten, who will invest in our children and who will really have your back in the White House,” Clinton said.

“We need ideas, not insults, real plans to help struggling Americans in communities that have been left out and left behind, not prejudice and paranoia. We can’t let Barack Obama’s legacy fall into the hands of someone who doesn’t understand that, whose dangerous and divisive vision for our country will drag us backwards.”

The dinner included warnings about a Trump presidency. Retiring representative Charles Rangel, a New York Democrat who was honored for his service, said of the GOP nominee: “His hatred and his bigotry has pulled the sheet off the Republican party so we can see it for what it is.”

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It will be a sad day when the Obamas leave the White House. I think Hillary and Bill will do a good job though.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/18/obama-congressional-black-caucus-speech-clinton

(Full article at above link)

Barack Obama said on Saturday night he will take it as a personal insult if the African American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and encouraged black voters to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Obama delivered his final keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, symbolically passing the torch to the person he hopes will succeed him next year. Clinton, his former secretary of state, was honored for becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major party.

Obama said his name may not be on the ballot, but issues of importance to the black community were, including justice, good schools and ending mass incarceration.

I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election, Obama said with a stern look and booming passion. You want to give me a good send-off, go vote.

In her own pitch to African Americans at the same dinner, Clinton implored the crowd to help protect Obamas legacy, warning of a dangerous and divisive vision that could come from Republican opponent Donald Trump.

Obama joked about the birther issue long promoted and now dismissed by Trump, telling his audience that theres an extra spring in his step now that the whole birther thing is over. But his main message was about voter turnout among African Americans.

He turned serious when speaking about voting. He said Republicans had actively added barriers to voting by closing polling places mostly in minority communities, cutting early voting and imposing more voter ID requirements. He called the efforts a national scandal, but even if all restrictions on voting were eliminated, African Americans would still have one of the lowest voting rates.

Thats not good. That is on us, Obama said. He then told the crowd if they wanted to give Michelle Obama and him a good send-off, dont just watch us walk off into the sunset, now. Get people registered to vote.

Clinton gave a shorter address. She did not mention Trump by name but showered the president with praise and said the upcoming election would be a pivotal choice for the country.

Its not about golf course promotions or birth certificates. It comes down to who will fight for the forgotten, who will invest in our children and who will really have your back in the White House, Clinton said.

We need ideas, not insults, real plans to help struggling Americans in communities that have been left out and left behind, not prejudice and paranoia. We cant let Barack Obamas legacy fall into the hands of someone who doesnt understand that, whose dangerous and divisive vision for our country will drag us backwards.

The dinner included warnings about a Trump presidency. Retiring representative Charles Rangel, a New York Democrat who was honored for his service, said of the GOP nominee: His hatred and his bigotry has pulled the sheet off the Republican party so we can see it for what it is.

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.....why won't the BO go away? He can give Iran 1.7 billion dollars, while there are communities here in the US that could have used that money.

....it's a sad thing that Democrats take the Black vote for granted. Giving Iran money certainly shows us where Obama's loyalty lies, and it's not with the Black community, nor any American community for that matter.

...that is his legacy....

A fraudulent legacy.....

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and trump is already polling in the 20's with blacks, lol. it is OVER left wing dummies, lol. coupled with millennials who cant stand hrc and this is in the bag. you catch bernie's big turn out over the weekend? he pulled an amazing 150 people, again, hilarious!!!

 

http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/09/18/poll-trump-los-angeles-times-reaches-20-1-support-among-black-voters/

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