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Michelle Obama hitting African American radio to tout early voting


WASHINGTON--Before hitting Milwaukee to kick off her political tour on Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama did two radio shows with big African American audiences--hosted by Tom Joyner and Michael Baisden--to encourage folks to use early voting programs available in many places in the U.S.

Click here for my post with links to early voting information in Illinois and links to the Cook County Clerk and Chicago Board of Elections.


Looks like playing the race card!!

This is so wrong on so many levels. What about focusing on one group? Not good.

Why did it take almost two (2) years for the Obamas to reach out to their most loyal voters? Black folk support democrats overwhelmingly and the President refused to even meet with the CBC until forced to do so by reporter April Ryan's questions. President Obama has not directly addressed issues that significantly impact blacks more than any other group of Americans - crime, unemployment and dysfunctional schools. President Obama met with hispanics regarding illegals who have invaded the country and taken jobs from citizens,he met with gays regarding DADT, he even meets with republicans. President Obama is afraid to address black issues because of the fear of a white back lash.

It's too late to send out his lovely wife now for black votes. He has dissed black people and now wants support. Send a message, consider the GOP and we will get respect from the Dems in the future. No respect, no vote!

The world could be very completely different now. For man holds in his mortal palms the ability to abolish all types of human poverty, and all types of human life. – John F. Kennedy

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