Black History Month: The Republcan Party and The Obama Effect

Not much here in the way of acknowledging/celebrating Black History Month....I guess that's still my "job"....

Ok, so be it....Here's my BHM contribution:

President Barack Obama is in the "home stretch" of his two-term presidency. He and others will, no doubt, spend considerable time contemplating his "legacy". A legacy that, by definition, will become a featured aspect of 'Black History' for generations to come.

I'm not going to provide a litany of debatable accomplishments or a list of achievements that could be argued ad infinitum and ad nauseaum....I'll leave that to the talking heads and pundits who will undoubtedly quibble and quarrel over the nature and consequence of the historical impact of the first black president....Any way they choose to slice, dice, or mince it,
the Obama Presidency is, and continues to be, history in the making....

My comment re the "legacy" of the Obama presidency is not likely to be mentioned or echoed anywhere in the media....However, I believe this simple observation to be substantive and accurate. It has to do with the lasting effect the Obama presidency will have on the Republican Party and the intramural politicking that will continue to be the circus spectacle that the selection of a presidential candidate the Republican process has become.

I call it the "me too reflex or impulse"...
Here's what I mean by this seemingly innocuous phrase:
Many Republicans have become so crazed and incensed over the mere thought of a black man in the White House that they have literally lost their minds to the notion that: "If they'll elect a black man, they'll elect me too!"

So here they come, the clinking, clanking, clattering, collagenous, collection of racist Republican clowns who believe that since a black man first took the oath, qualifications for the office of President of the United States no longer matter and are of no merit, value, or consequence to the American voter....

Watch how the jockeying for primacy in the Republican Party presidential sweepstakes takes turns and twists that would make a circus acrobat or a sideshow contortionist shake his or her head in amazement as this season's crop of bilious Republican buffoons push and shove
one another for space in the center ring spotlight of the three ring circus that is Republican Party politics....

It may not be the "greatest show on earth", but it will entertain "ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages" for years to come....

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Comment by Arthur James on February 26, 2015 at 6:53am


I read at the deleter joint.

It is  a confounding circus.

2- ring? Journalist in Wash

Post today` Dana Milbanks


The waiting game Boehner

can't win - He seems that he

( Boehner ) is a spectator at

his own hemp-rope hanging.

Dana Milbanks is an original

Thinker. I respect his style.

Once he teased criticized

we sold dandelion at the

near the White House's

Farmer Market. The

Dandelion was not

bank yard greens.

It was seed grown,

and cultivated.

He was pleasant.

He poked a healthy

jest. Good Humor.

Blueberry Hill

Vegetable Farm.

Life is a Grand

Show. Many

don't even

know we

on a stage.

We play our

unique rôles.

Comment by nerd cred on February 26, 2015 at 8:27am

So that's Obama's fault, too? Damn you, Ron Powell.

Comment by Ron Powell on February 26, 2015 at 8:40am
@AJ; As the man at the carnival once said: "You ain't seen nothin' yet!"
Comment by Ron Powell on February 26, 2015 at 9:16am
@NC; While the color of Obama's skin may be the cause of this phenomenon, he certainly can't be faulted for its occurrence....
Comment by Ron Powell on July 31, 2015 at 11:55am
@DR; I wouldn't characterize him as 'liberal'. However, hecertainlyisn't conservative either....In any event, the fact that he's black is driving the Republican party to the brink of disintegration...


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