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I'm voting for Hillary

Black men could vote (1870) 50 years before women could (1920), so there is no denying that racism has been in public policy longer than sexism/male supremacy. In that, maybe it's evident that racism has also been in the public eye longer. For nowadays, racism is recognized more easily the moment it happens, and more people check themselves to see if they're being racist.
I'm voting for Hillary.
Black men could vote (1870) 50 years before women could (1920), so there is no denying that racism has been in public policy longer than sexism/male supremacy. In that, maybe it's evident that racism has also been in the public eye longer. For nowadays, racism is recognized more easily the moment it happens, and more people check themselves to see if they're being racist.

Sexism/male supremacy is still in most cultures, and most people, even women, are unaware of it. Think how many mainstream movies have even one conversation between two women in them.

Most democrat black women will vote for Obama. All democrat white men will vote for Obama. They are willing to put their remaining racism aside to vote for him, because there is no way most of them would even consider ever voting for a woman. Woman president? Not an option. No matter, the republican will probably win.

So I'm voting in spite of no woman ever becoming president of America. When one group is in power, it does everything 'in its power' to keep it that way, even if another group would be better at it. Therefore, white men will always be in power in this country, even though women would do a better job of it.

Meanwhile I guess the only method (not really tried yet) to put sexism/male supremacy in the public eye on a mass scale is to point it out, EVERY TIME, the moment it happens, like people of color have done with racism. So ladies, ready to shout out a lot of "WHAT did you just say?!"'s?

Doesn't Matter 11.May.2008 19:08

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If you vote for Hillary (or any politician) you're choosing to enforce class, and political divisions that continue the largest and most violent of oppressions. The least talked about oppression in the world today is that of government, political violence against humanity. If you vote for Hillary, or Obama, your not voting against racism or sexism, and your not voting for women or people of color, you are flat out voting to continue the murder of iraqis, to continue the racist, sexist, ageist, homophobic system that keeps people under it's boot. If you vote, you are choosing to endorse a system that builds cages for the poor, and enforces it's desires through mass murder.

If you vote don't even begin to talk about ending oppression, you are reinforcing it.

"All democrat white men will vote for Obama." 11.May.2008 19:29

kilroy

^^ Above statement clearly displays the essence of flawed reasoning, and lack of factual basis in your post

- the rest of which isn't worth responding to.