Imara Jones, who worked on economic policy under former President Bill Clinton, charges President Obama with exacerbating the problem of “white supremacy” in the United States by failing to use the fiscal cliff negotiations to ameliorate racial injustice. “Our collective denial over the fundamental injustice at the heart of our economic system is a result of white supremacy,” wrote Jones, who was special assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative for the last two years of Clinton’s presidency, on Color Lines. “White supremacy is a low-level assumption about characteristics that white people allegedly have which transforms inequality
God gave everybody a head two arms and two legs to get through life on. He also gave people a butt to sit on and cry victimhood. That´s what we have here. This country has thrown trillions in different forms of reparations but until the limp sum comes along they´ll never be happy.Do these people think government freebies come from other black people?
I read the article and still have no idea what she is talking about. Unless her point is that it is racist, for example, to allow tax deductions for mortgage interest and medicine, but not for rent and 40 oz. malt liquors.
The only racial injustice we have is that is that blacks get Affirmative Action benefits, get easy access to all kinds of government entitlement programs, get graded on a curve not only in school but in life, get to graduate school and expect a job or a handout even though they can´t read, get to complain about the "racist" police and the criminal justice system even as their race causes the most criminal acts by far, get to demand voting districts arranged to guarantee a black is elected---while all the while they get to bleat and whine about perceived racism.
I guess this woman hasn´t heard about the Pigford reparations act. One of the last things that Andrew B. was working on exposing before his death. All this bill is is a way to give money to blacks whether they deserve it or not. Whites need not apply.
Whenever I read this twaddle from writers such as Imara, I picture an army raised on the teachings of Tavis Smiley or Cornwell West and wonder why these folks don´t just pack it up and move to Africa where they won´t be ´victims´. Seriously. Get over it or get away from it.
Yes, indeed - Mother Africa awaits you, Imara Jones. Your superior intellect & expertise are desperately needed there. Be an example & lead the movement back home & show the backward white folk how to run a country correctly.
Nike came out with a new retro air jordan sneakers two days ago. Hundreds of mostly black buyers stood in line at various loocations around the U.S. to spend 180 dollars for the sneakers. The wait was at least 24 hours. The rationale for standing in line was that the buyers could sell the sneakers on ebay for 500 dollars. As long as blacks from the hood are willing to stand in line for 24 hours to buy sneakers made by children in the third world who earn a couple of dollars a day, and to spend their money on fancy rims, skinny tires, booze and cigarettes, they will not partake in the economic magic of the U.S.
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J F Ackerman, 12/22/2012 10:40:09 AM (No. 9079314)
Ms. Affirmative Action Jones is yet another example of what I call the Tyranny of the Minority... she has power and position based solely on race and an ability to run roughshod over anyone who gets in her way... she reveals herself to be a racist bully.
Maybe what she is really calling Obama to do is create a federal black people´s lock box, and require white people to pay 10% of their earnings into Obama´s black people´s lock box, that money to be then given to black people so that they will feel equal to white people. Then if black people still don´t feel equal, white people should pay a little bit more.
Good God, these people are like cockroaches; you can never get rid of them. And, if I never hear the phrase "social and economic justice" again in my lifetime, I will die a happy woman. I actually had a client yesterday that referred to a tradition at our church in which Santa brings picks up donated gifts during mass and gets them to the less fortunate as "a good way to teach children social justice." No, it is not justice. No one is owed those gifts. It´s good old fashioned Christian charity.
What a psycho. And given credibility by our execrable media. The Examiner takes the proper angle on morons like this, but most other, bigger, media gives them moral authority they clearly have not earned.
Has Imara Jones done anything? Inventions? Built any businesses? Any discoveries? Anything at all that would put Imara Jones in charge? Imara doesn´t understand that leadership has to do with accomplishment, not affirmative action?
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