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Is this true about the WHITE HOUSE?

Did obama say it is going to be called the "presidents house"?

how is the White house. a racial term (its a house thats white)

sorry if this has already been asked I could not find it anywhere.


Asked by Anonymous at 8:49 PM on Nov. 5, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (58)
  • I personally feel sorry for the poster of this question. She was confused about something she heard and decided to come on CafeMom and post a question, hoping for an answer. What happens? The usual. It turns into a race thing and moms start attacking other moms. No answer, just attacks. Nice. Says a lot about some of the people on here. I am off to find her an answer.

    Answer by Elicia35 at 10:30 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I haven't heard of him saying that but I sure hope they don't change it. That's ridiculous!

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:51 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • where on earth are you getting your information?

    Answer by heatherama at 8:53 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I heard someone talking about it... thats why I asked was not sure if it was true or not
    (thats the reason for asking a QUESTION)

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:56 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • that would be absolutely absurd.....

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:57 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Purely bulls--t I'm sure...

    Answer by Nunyabiznes at 9:01 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I totally agree with you anon8:59

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:02 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • oh my goodness r u serious??

    yea i love how african americans can have their own tv stations and colleges...and thats not racist but they are thinking about changing "The White House" when it is infact a white house???

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 9:04 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Hubby and I were talking about this yesterday. It could be renamed the President's Mansion, like the governors have mansions. But, it is a house that is white. I don't think the name will change.


    Answer by Pnukey at 9:04 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • "Oh, thats going way too far. This is what happens when people of color get voted into positions they have no idea how to act."

    Wow, brave strong words coming from someone hiding behind the anon tag, lol. And NO this is not how people of color act...I am an AVID supporter of Obama, and I have NEVER heard, read or seen him say anything remotely close to this.

    Answer by SLCMOMMY at 9:05 PM on Nov. 5, 2008