Comedy and television icon Bill Cosby slammed Republicans who failed to stand for President Obama’s State of the Union speech, likening them to racists who opposed desegregation. “I think we have people sitting there,” he said, referring to the president’s SOTU speech, during a CNN television interview reported by Mediaite, “who are as bad as the people who were against any kind of desegregation.” His comments came in context of a discussion about racism and the 1965 Bloody Sunday march across Selma, Ala., Mediate reported. Rep. Connie Mack said “it’s just hard to believe,” and “it’s unbelievable,” in
Comments: Oh groan. Just give them time and these fools will show their true colors. You just can´t help but note that the ones who are always screaming raciiisssst are racists themselves. What a disappointment you are Mr. Cosby. I used to have some respect for you.
Cosby, you have gone senile...what you are saying is that any Democrat, or blacks that criticize any white president is a racist...please don´t tell me that racism does not apply to blacks...The fact that this country has elected a BLACK PRESIDENT TWICE should indicate that blacks can and have achieved ANY position they convince the voters they can fill up to and including the presidency. So where is the "racism" or are you saying that blacks CANNOT be criticized regardless of their ineptitude??? Go back to sleep...
Call me a racist Dr Cosby. Say Hey Dr Cosby PhD in Education, can you explain why ´black´ kids still do poorly in school. You´ve had your PhD Dr Cosby for some 20 years. How have you made a difference, how have you improved the education environment for ´your´ people? You and Barack and the other hypocrites, have sent your kids to exclusive expensive private schools. Do you feel guilty? Do you feel like a racist? And why Say Hey Dr Cosby why hasn´t the Chavez wannabe Barack the Destroyer after 4 years of being the president of the US of A, why hasn´t he moved the needle on education? He has the power, and he not shy about using it, so why hasn´t he used it to improve inner city public schools? And why didn´t he appoint you Say Hey Dr Cosby to head the Dept of Education, instead he picked a white guy. Do you think the president is racist?
Just for information. Cosby appeared in Seattle several months ago, and we went to see him. Saw him several times years ago, and laughed till we hurt. I thought we could use this in today´s world. There was a young man completely in a wheel chair, breathing apparatus, etc. He had learned old Cosby routines, parents must have told people putting on show. Cosby had kid on stage with him, but rather that being impressed the kid learned his routines, he just kept staring at kids equipment, saying *so you can´t get out of this..huh*. It really was pitiful. He let the kid go thro a whole speech. Then there was some woman who was a principle of his as a kid, and he did 20 min on being a student then. Nothing funny, and audience certainly not enjoying it. Finally, after about 60-90 min of this, Cos realized he has lost audience, and went BACK to some routine from his past. It was quite pathetic. It was evident he had prepared nothing, thus had nothing to say. Don´t waste $. If we had heard this before I got tickets, we would not have attended. None of these people liked either Bush, we should ask if this makes them racist.
The racist bile spewing forth from blacks on behalf of Obama is EVERY BIT as evil as anything the KKK ever did. When will some brave political leaders step forward and say so? Shame on you Mr. Cosby. Many WHITE people helped YOU in the sixties to achieve your great success. Shame on you.
Cosby got scalded a few years back when he chastised the younger black generation for their dress, language, and lack of responsibility. He was attacked by every racist organization from the Black Caucus to the NAACP. Cosby is now a fraud and broken man.
Come on, you knew thay´d get to him sooner or later. The perimeter outside the White Liberal Plantation is more heavily mined than the Korean DMZ. He stepped on one when he dissed Ebonics a while back.
The racism rap is too useful to retire. Besides being a kind of universal explanation and delegitimating tool for political disagreements, simply tooting the horn that blares RACISM! identifies one as a morally superior, socially progressive person, one who abominates racists with the same fervor that witch hunters abominated witches. And the charge of racism, like napalm, white phosphorus and skunk oil, is all but impossible to wash off by normal means. It sticks to the target long after it is sprayed.
Altogether, it is easy to see why the ready resort to baseless charges of racism is characteristic of intellectually lazy, ignorant, self-righteous, intolerant and malicious people. It makes perfect sense that such people would be running around accusing anybody and everybody who disagrees with them about politics of being a racist. Such behavior perfectly fits their character.
It is less obvious why someone like Bill Cosby, who has hitherto enjoyed a degree of respect that appeared to be deserved, would lower himself to this level. Perhaps he truly believes it. That, in a way, would be even more depressing than if he were only pretending to. Either way, his remarks are a great disappointment. Perhaps their take-home message is a reminder that the opinions of actors, entertainers and celebrities are seldom of much value, despite the inordinate attention paid to them.
Look Bill....I used to like you because I thought you were full of wisdom...that was before now. Irregardless, just thought you should know. It´s not his black half I´m opposed to...it´s his white half you idiot.
Why is No. 26 showing such feigned surprise? We could tell he was telling the truth then, and we can tell he is not now. (And that´s not saying only blacks have faults. It´s saying failing to stand when the president spews socialism is not a fault.
I wonder just how many people really know what the REAL definition of "Racism" and "Racist" really is.. Even if you think you know what it is, I suggesting finding a dictionary that has not been tainted by political correctness, and looking it up. You may find it truly chilling how well the word fits white liberals and democrats..
::Quote from Merriam-Webster:: "A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.." ::End Quote::
Incidentally.. While you have the dictionary out, Look up the word "Bigot"... The very definition itself describes the current Abomination we have in the White House today.
I can forgive Bill Cosby´s actions, for like most celebrities, he is stupid, ignorant, and doesn´t really have a clue what he is talking about half the time. ..a sad result (for many stars/celebs) of living life through movie scripts, playing make-believe in front of a camera, and believing the sanitized B.S. that comes out of their imaginary worlds.
When Bill Cosby publicly stated that he was sick and tired of seeing black youths walking the streets with their pants at their ankles, constantly swearing and calling each other "ni**er," he was immediately assailed by the black community as being some sort of sexual predator. The attacks, as false as I believe them to be, succeeded in driving Cosby back into silence.
It is despicable for Bill Cosby to attempt to use the same odious tactics to try to silence Obama´s critics. Dr. Ben Carson isn´t a racist. He simply disagrees with Obama, just like 50% of this nation.
Take a breath & read the actual article. The MSM at it again! He never even uttered the word racist.
#1 In the article he said there were SOME people that were probably against desegregation in the bunch that didn´t stand. Okay. That may true. It may also be true of the ones who were standing, btw.
#2 He probably never noticed that the Dems didn´t stand for GW Bush, either. He has been pretty apolitical in his life -- much to our entertainment happiness!
#3 The MSM can´t wait to to get their straying rich & powerful celeb (who was calling his race out of the welfare plantation) back over to their side. I don´t think he´s on either side! And they know it.
Cosby is just telling you what the vast majority of black people in this country think at the moment. This is the state of racial politics in the USA today, and don´t ever believe it is not the primary reason that Obama was re-elected.
I know quite a few blacks who didn´t support Obama. Of course most of them were my friends in Oakland that I used to have those long discussions with... But we have a lot of black Republicans too who didn´t support him (at least this time around).
I think they got to him...the lefties and the peer pressure groups. And yes, he hasn´t been anything like he was before his son died. I just chalk it up to the same old garbage. I don´t think he is being intentionally malicious. I just think he has lost it.
I hope Bill Cosby realizes that most of his audience for the 2 hit shows in the 80´s "The Cosby Show" and "A Different World" were white people, and many of them were probably Republican.
The people Cosby says are against desegregation are only doing what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he wanted: for people to be judged by the content of their characters, not by the color of their skin. Those not standing during the SOTU did so purely because of obama´s character, and therefore policies. (BTW dems didn´t stand for policies of G W Bush that they didn´t like either during the SOTU.)
Poor William Henry Cosby Jr aka Bill Cosby. This man has not been the same since his only son Ennis was killed back in 97. I do have a question for him though. As a black conservative who did not support the socialist ingrate now in the White House does that make me racist? I really get tired of the same old stupid mess from black liberals about Obama. News flash for you Bill I oppose this president because of his policies and how he has denegrated the office of the POTUS. Now if in your tiny little mind that makes me an Uncle Tom then so be it.
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