Ice Cube and DT

link Runs Joined: Jan 3, 2003
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10/17/20, 9:49:27 PM 
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What is the controversy with him signing up with the GOP to push his Contract with Black America initiative? Many are upset with him and felt he is being used to get black men to vote for DT with false promises in return.

link black Joined: Feb 27, 2004
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10/17/20, 10:02:39 PM 
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Cube said he contacted both campaigns about his initiative but only the Trump campaign responded.

link hotarobin Joined: May 30, 2006
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10/17/20, 11:06:10 PM 
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that's not true he said both responded but Trump campaign responded immediately whilst the Biden camp said that they can't look at it until after the elections...

link black Joined: Feb 27, 2004
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10/17/20, 11:51:45 PM 
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Ok, but the prevailing view was that he was working with the Trump campaign when in fact he reached out to both.

link Casper Joined: Nov 8, 2018
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10/18/20, 2:34:05 AM 
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Ok, but the prevailing view was that he was working with the Trump campaign when in fact he reached out to both.


Doesn’t matter, he just allowed him to be used by giving Trump a propaganda gift, just with less than three weeks to go before an election.

What the hell he thought could be practically done at this stage? A hope and a promise. Right now Trump would promise the moon in hope of getting a few more black votes at this crucial stage of the campaign. In his appeal to those black male votes he’s aiming for, Ice Cube handed him the gift he want.

As for Ice Cube’s contract for Black America, all he got was the attention he craved.

link Drapsey Joined: Dec 25, 2007
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10/18/20, 8:37:27 AM 
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Every once in a while we need to give Trump some credit.

The Kanye West thing didn't work, so wouldn't you expect him to try something else. Of course, the timing is up for debate.

link black Joined: Feb 27, 2004
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10/18/20, 11:30:34 AM 
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What the hell he thought could be practically done at this stage? A hope and a promise. Right now Trump would promise the moon in hope of getting a few more black votes at this crucial stage of the campaign. In his appeal to those black male votes he’s aiming for, Ice Cube handed him the gift he want


Leverage my friend.

After the election, the President-elect can just ignore you.

link dayne Joined: May 28, 2007
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10/18/20, 11:45:02 AM 
People could say that Ice Cube does not understand politics, how could he go into negotiations at this time with someone who is a habitual liar? He makes Trump look good and makes himself look like he is seeking attention and being naive.

link birdseye Joined: Mar 23, 2004
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10/18/20, 1:31:05 PM 
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What the hell he thought could be practically done at this stage? A hope and a promise. Right now Trump would promise the moon in hope of getting a few more black votes at this crucial stage of the campaign. In his appeal to those black male votes he’s aiming for, Ice Cube handed him the gift he want.


Ice Cube handed him the gift he want.
I am not going to disagree with that – my question is – who the hell is Ice Cube and why would any well thinking person invest any relevancy Vis-à-vis the campaign in him? --- to us he should be the equivalent of – if a tree falls in the forest and nobody hears it – did it makes a sound – ice Cube should cause no political air disturbance or send off any political air waves whatsoever ---

link seaegg99 Joined: Apr 5, 2005
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10/18/20, 1:32:37 PM 
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This!

link imusic Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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10/18/20, 5:00:27 PM 
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I thought Cube was savvier than that.

Then he went on CNN and play wrong and strong

Oh well

link VIX Joined: Feb 6, 2003
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10/18/20, 5:03:01 PM 
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insignificant #murcan problems.

#CaribbeanImmigrants problems

link JahJah Joined: Dec 5, 2003
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10/18/20, 5:39:41 PM 
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Who the hell is Ice Cube eh. He doh have degree and dem nice tings ah guess. Just some dreggs who should shut up and rap/act. Well, he go need he mouth fi dat unless him gon' turn mime (for di acting).

Is not like shut up and dribble for Bron bron dem. You'd be opposed to the other side asking who di hell is he eh.

link Curtis Joined: Dec 3, 2002
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10/18/20, 7:28:44 PM 
Cube may be on to something.

This is 2020, and black Americans are fighting the same fight of 50 years ago.

Dems or Repubs, didn't matter, same shit, different party.

Now the people with most to gain are telling black people who to vote for.

Why should black people listen?

Most people think,
Great God will come from the skies,
Take away everything
And make everybody feel high.
But if you know what life is worth,
You will look for yours on earth.

Promises are a comfort to a fool.

link Runs Joined: Jan 3, 2003
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10/19/20, 8:49:09 PM 
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SMH

Rapper 50 Cent appeared to endorse President Trump in a Monday Instagram post, citing Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s tax rate plan.

“I don’t care Trump doesn’t like black people,” he wrote. “62% are you out of ya fucking mind.”

link StumpCam Joined: Dec 31, 2003
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10/19/20, 9:46:29 PM 
As usual those who are divided will continue to be conquered! evil

link nick2020 Joined: Jul 1, 2012
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10/19/20, 9:59:35 PM 
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50 cent was rich before he was black.

Right JahJah? lol

link birdseye Joined: Mar 23, 2004
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10/20/20, 12:08:05 AM 
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Is not like shut up and dribble for Bron bron dem. You'd be opposed to the other side asking who di hell is he eh.


Some time you have to Take-one-for-the-team bro – for the greater good –-- Ice Cube may think he will be fine, trump or no trump, and he may well be – sometimes you have to make a personal sacrifice for the collective benefit - sacrifice one's own welfare or interests in favor of others' --- there is no equivalency here – ala LeBron should shut up and just dribble – how you see one I don’t know - – I am not coming from Laura Ingram's ethos -

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