Derogatory Statements made by our Government Officials and others, regarding President Barack

 Pat Buchanan responded to
Al Sharpton's comment regarding tax cuts: “Please don’t throw
me under the briar patch!
” The term Briar Patch, is a saying typically meant to indicate reverse
psychology that happens to come from “Uncle Remus and Legends of the Old Plantation” fable
that gave us the term “tar baby”. (The terms “Br’er Rabbi” and "tar baby" seem to be more
common now that Barack Obama is leading this Nation.) (2012)

 Pat Buchannan refers to President Obama as "boy." (August 2011)

 Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO) said dealing with President Obama in the debt ceiling
negotiations was "
like touching a tar baby". (August 2011)

 As Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" reflected on Obama
State of the Union address, he dropped the line, "
I forgot he was black for an hour," while
discussing the apparent lack of racial overtones during the speech. Later, Matthews tried to clarify
his comments on "
The Rachel Maddow Show" by explaining that he was delighted to see race had
no place in the State of the Union address after growing up in a country divided by race. "
It wasn't
even in the room tonight
," he said. (January 2010)

 Newt Gingrich has reported several times that Obama is pretending to be "normal" but actually
seems to be engaged in "
Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior". "Following a Kenyan, anti-colonial
worldview." Gingrich has also asked, "
What if [Obama] is so outside our comprehension, that
only if you understand Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior, can you begin to piece together [his
actions]?" Another quote from Gingrich about President Obama, "This is a person who is
fundamentally out of touch with how the world works, who happened to have played a
wonderful con, as a result of which he is now president." He goes on to say, "I think he
worked very hard at being a person who is normal, reasonable, moderate, bipartisan,
transparent, accommodating -- none of which was true," Gingrich continues. "In the
Alinksy tradition, he was being the person he needed to be in order to achieve the position
he needed to achieve . . . He was authentically dishonest.

 During the
healthcare reform debates, the Tea Party and Republicans accused the President
Obama of "
stealing white Americans’ money to pay for his homies health insurance."

 When President Obama
instructed the DEA to back off medical marijuana users, the chatter
was that he was repaying the “bros” in the ghetto for their votes.

 One of several high-profile politicians to merit a mention in the controversial book "
Change," Harry Reid, a Democrat and longtime Obama ally, was cited in the book for describing
the president before his election as a "'
light-skinned' African American, 'with no Negro dialect,
unless he wanted to have one.'
" (January 2010)

 Mike Parry, then a GOP Senate candidate, was found to have scrubbed several tweets from his
Twitter account, including one that described Obama as a "power hungry arrogant black man."
Neither Parry nor his campaign manager returned calls or e-mail seeking comment, but later said,
My opinion is that our president is arrogant and angry. The fact is that he is a black man."
(January 2010)

 Former President Bill Clinton was one of many politicians called out in Mark Halperin and John
Heilemann's new book "Game Change." In the book, they said Clinton caught flak from Obama's
campaign for reportedly telling the late Sen.
Ted Kennedy of Obama, "A few years ago, this guy
would have been getting us coffee.
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 During the 2008 presidential campaign, former president Bill Clinton also called Obama's run for the White House as
the biggest fairy tale I've ever seen." (2008)

 Settling down to watch the annual showing of "
A Charlie Brown Christmas," Mayor Russ Wiseman (Arlington, Tenn.)
was irked to find the Christmas favorite had been pre-empted by Obama's speech announcing efforts to send more troops
to Afghanistan. He took to Facebook, lashing out at Obama for being a "Muslim president."  
"Try to convince me that
wasn't done on purpose,"
 Wiseman posted, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal.  "Ask the man if he
believes that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and he will give you a 10 minute dissertation (sic) about it .w.hen the
answer should simply be 'yes.'"
(December 2009)

 U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, (R-Kan.) congresswoman raised eyebrows when she told a public forum "Republicans are
struggling right now to find the great white hope." (August 2009)

 Dr. David McKalip, a Florida neurosurgeon and healthcare reform opponent sent out an e-mail containing an image of
Obama as an
African witch doctor, dressed in a loin cloth and with a bone through his nose. Underneath the picture were
the words "
Obama Care: Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You." (July 2009)

 Glenn Beck, former host of "Fox and Friends" said the president was racist. While discussing the arrest of black
Harvard professor
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Beck said Obama had repeatedly shown that he is "a guy who has a deep-
seated hatred for white people or the white culture. I don't know what it is.
" When it was noted that Obama's
administration was largely white, Beck continued, "
I'm not saying he doesn't like white people, I'm saying he has a
problem. This guy is, I believe, a racist.
" (July 2009)

 The Merced Sun-Star newspaper revealed that Atwater, California Councilman Gary Frago sent several racist e-mails,
including a comparison between Barack Obama and O.J. Simpson and a crack about Michelle Obama posing in
Geographic. (July 2009)

 Rusty DePass, the longtime South Carolina GOP activist responded to a
Facebook post about an escaped gorilla at the
Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia when he wrote, "
I'm sure it's just one of Michelle's ancestors – probably harmless." He
later confirmed that he was referring to First Lady Michelle Obama. "
I am as sorry as I can be if I offended anyone,"
he said. "
The comment was clearly in jest." (June 2009)

 Tennessee State GOP Staffer Sherri Goforth, the legislative aid for Republican State Sen. Diane Black was
reprimanded for forwarding an e-mail image showing all the presidential portraits, with Barack Obama appearing only as
a set of white eyes on a black background. She later told the online publication that she only "felt
bad about sending it to the wrong list of people
." (June 2009)

 Marilyn Davenport, an elected official in the Republican Party of Orange County, California, circulated an email
depicting Obama and his parents as chimps, she eventually defended the image as "
political satire." (2009)

 GOP activist Mike Green, the South Carolina businessman, whose communications company worked on the
gubernatorial campaign of U.S. Rep. J. Gresham Barrett, was caught by the
Indigo Journal tweeting, "I just heard
Obama was going to impose a 40% tax on aspirin because it's white and it works.
" (June 2009)

 Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio host has been cited for a series of remarks that liberal Media Matters for
America has concluded are racially charged statements. Among them, are Limbaugh saying in June Obama was
behaving like an African colonial despot" and calling Obama an "angry black guy" a month later. Early on in
Obama's White House bid, Limbaugh was flamed for playing "
Barack, the Magic Negro" to the tune of "Puff the Magic
Dragon" on his show. (June 2009)

 Texas GOP Leader Diann Jones and vice president of the Collin County Republican Party in Texas, forwarded an e-
mail to area Republican clubs calling a state-sponsored firearm tax "
another terrific idea from the black house and its
." (May 2009)

 Sean Delonas, the cartoonist caused a firestorm after his cartoon appeared in the
New York Post depicting two police
officers, one with a smoking gun, standing over a dead chimpanzee with the words, "
They'll have to find someone else
to write the next stimulus bill.
" The cartoonist was inspired by the mauling of a Connecticut woman by a pet chimp
which was shot and killed by police officers. (February 2009)

 Buck Burnette, the Texas Longhorn lineman Buck Burnette was booted from the university's football team after
posting as his Facebook status, as quoted by NCAA Football Fanhouse, "
all the hunters gather up, we have a #$%&er
in the whitehouse.
" (November 2008)

 Chaffey Community Republican Women, Federated, a California women's GOP group, put out a newsletter with an
image of "Obama Bucks" – food stamps with Obama's head on a donkey surrounded by fried chicken, watermelon and
ribs. (October 2008)

 Former Florida GOP Leader and former chairman of the Hillsborough County Republican Party, David Storck
forwarded an e-mai written by GOP volunteer Ron Whitley that said, "
I see carloads of black Obama supporters
coming from the inner city to cast their votes for Obama. This is their chance to get a black president and they
seem to care little that he is at minimum, socialist, and probably Marxist in his core beliefs. After all, he is black
— no experience or accomplishments — but he is black.
" (October 2008)

 Virginia GOP Leader Bobby May, then treasurer of the Buchanan County Republican Party, wrote a column for the
Virginia Voice shortly before Obama's election questioning whether Obama would change the American flag to include
the Islamic symbol or divert more aid to Africa so "
the Obama family there can skim enough to allow them to free
their goats and live the American Dream.
" (October 2008)

 As Obama's presidential bid heated up in April 2008, U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Kentucky) said, "
That boy's finger
does not need to be on the button,
" according to a blog in the Lexington Herald-Leader, referring to the country's
nuclear arsenal. (April 2008)

 The one-time Democratic vice presidential candidate, Geraldine Ferraro made headlines while working on Secretary of
State Hillary Clinton's presidential bid for saying Obama's candidacy wouldn't have been so successful if he weren't
black. "
If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position," Ferraro told reporters. She left the Clinton
campaign shortly after. (March 2008)
We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools
Racism never took a holiday.  It is blatantly exposed even more so with our own U.S. government