There is a sea change occurring in America fifty years after MLK Jr.´s "I Have a Dream" speech. This paradigm shift is spreading with the growing realization among our citizens that Black America (including our president) seems to hate Non-Black America. Temper this sweeping statement with the fact that blacks in America may genuinely like non-black individuals, just as whites in 1850 who believed blacks were a lower form of life still knew individual black men they respected for their particular talents and/or character.
This is not surprising. Since the 1960´s blacks have been taught that all whites are racist. Look at what is being taught in the colleges and churches. CRT (Critical Race Theory) teaches that all laws created by whites are racist and therefore the black community doesn´t have to obey them. Such teachings and beliefs has resulted in the flash mob violence of blacks against whites. The killing of whites by blacks is ignored by the msm while the killing of a black by a white gets national headlines. The black community has been destroyed by white liberals. I have no hope for the black community but all things are possible for God.
I saw this ten years ago when I taught school in a mostly black neighborhood. Many of the black staff had "secret meetings" or lunches behind the stage curtains and none of the white staff was invited. The principal was also black, so all the difficult children were assigned to the white teachers. Oh, yeah, I could tell you a thing or two about being prejudiced, but my solution was to ignore the nonsense and be the best teacher that I could be. It paid off and in a few years, I was voted teacher of the year and those few years were some of the best of my career! I guess it was such a challenge and the young students were such sweethearts, without chips on their shoulders at that early age.
FTA: Non-blacks frequently point to Thomas Sowell as an especially perceptive critical thinker with tremendous insight. What these people don´t realize is that Mr. Sowell is widely hated in the black community for his refusal to excuse or condone black criminality.
America twice elected a black American president. Fine. But he was the wrong black American.
Setting records left and right, Obama will be both America´s first and last black President, and odds are good he´ll be both it´s first and last black President who got impeached and removed from office.
0bama will NEVER be impeached for the simple reason that he is ( sort of ) black. That´s exactly the reason the demoncrats dumped Hillary and latched onto him - they knew that his skin color would allow him to get away with ANYTHING. And they were right as we, sadly, now know.
I was never a racist, but after the last 5 years, I´m not so sure that´s true anymore
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Fiesta del sol, 9/4/2013 7:44:17 AM (No. 9504914)
B.O. (Before Obama) I had a black friend who was a homeschooler like me. She and her (black) husband are church going people, have children of their own, and have adopted a few crack babies. This family believes in the bible, she is vociferously against gay marriage. Basically,she lives her life as a conservative. But the day in 2008 when she put a Hussein sign in her yard is the day she became an ex friend. I thought MLK´s words ´content of their character´ meant the same to her as it did to me. I realized then that black trumps everything to these people. Everything. I feel a little bad about it, but when I think that thanks to her vote, I will be paying for abortions, and facing a death panel, I quit feeling bad.
Thinking Americans, especially those in the cities, are sick to death of what black culture has forced on us. Black self destruction and cultural blindness is madness. Crime statistics, 75% illegitimacy, illiteracy scream to the blind and deaf of this self-directed underclass.
Those of us who grew up under Jim Crow had to make up our own minds about race and raise our children accordingly. Too bad Obama came along using his fraudulent black presence to fool most blacks and many whites to reach high office, then re-dividing the races with his America-hating dictatorial Marxist views.
Black culture has descended to that of the mob, united but mindless.
And mobs don´t build, they tear down.
Slavery has been abolished for many years. This time Blacks are enslaving themselves to a failed culture and failed ideas. When the cost comes due, who will they blame this time? White guilt for slavery allowed them to play the victims. But whites are not doing it this time and bear no guilt.
By the way, hearing that BO was a "community organizer" should have told us that he was a mob generator. People have complained that he is always in "campaign mode" but that is all he knows, how to stoke up the mob.
Saul Alinsky knew it an encouraged it. Encourage victimhood and a person can rationalize anything. It´s something that runs very deep. My parents were the children of Irish immigrants. They were very faithful, devout, sober, strict, pro-life, pro-family, solid citizens. We couldn´t get away with anything. But they were sympathetic to the IRA. They saw these young men as victims rather than thugs. I wouldn´t be surprised if Blacks had a similar sentiment. Identifying with ´the tribe.´
If you look at Muslims, notice the same identity. Our sea change should be there also. BTW, have you noticed that blacks hating the rest of us has coincided with how many of them converted to Islam? Which is really strange in itself, considering how many of their slave ancestors were slaves thanks to the Arab slavers.
There has not been a bigger racial divide in 50 years than there is now with this president. I was raised to see no color and have lived my life evaluating character instead. Unfortunately, due to the "knock out game", I now see color everywhere I go.
This piece is absolute tripe and easy to refute...but why bother discussing the opinions of a no-name author who slanders all Blacks by citing OJ and a handful of thugs involved in criminal acts – this guy’s bio-sketch on the site mentions he fires 20 thousand rounds a year and is in to defense, so why no reference to the Commanding General of Florida-based CENTCOM a 4-star who happens to be Black or his 2 star chief of staff, also African American, who are in the midst of planning the action in Syria and who are responsible for commanding and caring for tens of thousands of American troops of every race, every day across 16 ME nations. These combat harden Americans have seen, heard, and fired 20 thousand rounds within an hour in war zones for the past 14 years, just as has the Black general who commands the Pacific region (a favorite of this site as pentagon spokesman under Rumsfeld during the opening days of the wars)...just a few of tens of millions of Blacks who go to work, raise their families, love God and country, and don’t deserve to be slandered.
Seeing this as a “Must Read”, as well as, the tenor of many of the articles and comments on race, has convinced me that a site I have enjoyed for its political discourse since its inception has undergone a paradigm shift of its own. Buh Bye!
As a longtime & valued poster, even you must acknowledge two things. Original & "Must Read" articles come from our varied posters [you have selected 100 from our checking our "search" function], and it is your Hostess who wakes up very early every morning to select the "Must Reads." We NEVER attack her choices. LCom Staff.
What´s worse about the black culture is the influence it has had on our children. Between hip hop, rap, wearing pants below their butts, proudly displaying their underwear, the deviancy of this culture affects society at large.
Women are talked about as b****es and hos, to be used and tossed aside, consequences be damned. Street violence is glamorized as a necessary, justifiable way of life. Chicago is a classic example of this influence.
Nonetheless, we are the racists. The world is now upside down where right is wrong, truth is a lie, and black is white. We are in serious trouble.
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Mother of AL, 9/4/2013 9:08:51 AM (No. 9505069)
I agree with article, and posters. What I don´t understand...given all info in article....what explains all the black/white couples one sees everywhere. That used to be a no-no in years past. So is the race hatred only in the top echelons of race baiters..or what. By the way poster with like minded home schooling friend, my husband felt the same way about Tony Dungey and others like him. He is a big 0 supporter, and lost my husband´s *good will* with that.
The entire framework for this kind of thinking is from Saul Alinsky, a pasty-faced white guy who wrote the rule book, Rules for Radicals, on how to rub someone´s sore spot of unfairness, be it race, income level, union, non union, whatever, and rub it raw to cause REVOLUTION. Obama and Hillary Clinton are Alinsky devotees. Alinsky dedicated his book to the first radical, Lucifer. Obama is a rookie at being a leader but he is a pro at divisiveness and a lazy, spoiled brat, who has no attention span beyond playing sport games where he imagines himself a star!
I fell in love with Thomas Sowell when I read his book, "The Vision of the Annointed". The fact that he is Black was immaterial. As a White conservative, I would be friends with a Black conservative, but not with a White Progressive. I suspect all of us here identify more with ideology than outward appearance in our choice of friends and those we admire.
Dems took away that freedom from Blacks. Many of them would be conservatives if they were allowed to be, but they are so pressured to identify as Black first, and Blacks as a group are then so frightened and pressured to identify as Dem, they can´t really embrace their true identity. They´re just Black, and they have to stick together.
We have so few Blacks at TEA Party events, for instance, because so few have been able to escape the thought police. Although it´s no excuse, but it´s no wonder they lash out in anger at being so controlled and manipulated.
#21 “....what explains all the black/white couples one sees everywhere. That used to be a no-no in years past….”
I don’t know the answer but, if you notice, the largest percentage of mixed relationships are a white woman and a black man. And blonde seem to be the predominate hair color of the white women. Just an observation.
Bad as it is, as long as these black thugs commit one on one violent crimes things are still manageable. But when they run for and win elections and become the highest public officials of the land in charge of the rule of law... A truly frightening prospect.
Having been braised colorblind by my european immigrant parents, I had quite a lesson in race relations in the US Army in the 60´s. Blacks taught me all I needed to know about racism, bigotry, and hatred because of ones skin color. I never saw any justification for this behavior from the whites. It sounds like nothings changed.
On the subject of ´black vs white´, or vice versa, Barack Obama has done a gigantic disservice to all blacks in this country - by being a disinterested, arrogant leader who has done nothing but harm to our country and become a laughing stock throughout the world, for the most part. These Americans, who so looked forward to a glorious, promising and uplifting eight years of his leadership, deserved more, as did the rest of us.
Anybody who didn´t catch the stench of anti-White triumphalism -- starting with the closing "prayer" at Obama´s inauguration -- just wasn´t paying attention. Glenn Beck said out loud that Obama was a racist, and was forced to back pedal. But, it has been obvious.
Granted this is anecdotal but I always find it amusing that any conversation this white octogenarian engages in with a black or color variant hereof ends in a rant against ole Dick Chenny and Bush or Crayon Martin. I have tried to cut short the "exchange" in hopes that we might avoid this, but that fails. Now when a black or color variant hereof attempts engagement I point to my mouth and feign muteness. That does not always work. It will just launch into the diatribe at the offset. Advice anyone?
And what does this all come down to? The race hustlers have been successful in bullying the rest of America into silence and the political correctness agitators have succeeded in brainwashing the populace. The situation described has been clear for a long time. What´s new is that people are talking about it. Fauxbama has set back race relations by fifty years and Holder has been a key part of this.
"There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs -- partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs... There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who do not want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public."
- Booker T. Washington, _My Larger Education_, 1911, ch. V: The Intellectuals and the Boston Mob, p. 118
My observations in the workplace in the 60´s through 90´s is that people of color always banded together - it was groupspeak, groupthink, groupbelief, groupsecrets, they were seldom individuals and even those who rose through the ranks to the top aligned with the group 100% of the time. Why does this author think this is something new?
It´s one thing for non-blacks to finally realize the insidious group-think that has a stranglehold on the black community. It will be another thing for non-blacks to finally shake off the fear of being laballed a racist for pointing out the obvious. Until they are no longer being pandered to and their bad behavior is roundly condemned by society as a whole, blacks aren´t going to change their behavior.
The author stated that he was referring to the big picture and not individual stories. As for all of his "AA" Army Generals, I would like to see a list of all of the positions in the military that were filled by color and sexual orientation in the last five years and not content of character. I believe the author´s thoughts were reinforced by the poster´s comments.
I have to defend the LCom staff´s decision to make the article a Must Read. There is a problem in America and it must be acknowledged before it can be resolved. Distraction will only perpetuate it.
#8--I am also dismayed by the apparently large percentage of black Christians--and by Christian, I mean Bible-believing, evangelical Christians--who voted for Obama. It is sad that skin color trumps everything for most blacks. Obama couldn´t have been elected without a lot of white support, but it is the whites who are accused of racism. What many blacks (and white liberals) fail to acknowledge is that a lot of what they call racism is actually a cultural clash. Am I repelled by people who talk loudly in movie theatres or on public transportation, who wear baggy, low-riding pants, who are grossly overweight and eating in public, who accost me on the street and ask for money? Yes, whether they are black or white. But most of the time they are black. Does that make me a racist?
#33, that aptly describes Jesse Jackson who likely can not point to one, even one, bonafide problem solved accomplishment.
Sure, he parachutes into many issues, but then leaves with nothing accomplished.
And what most don´t realize is he gets PAID to show up, so it will highlight the issue, and gain TV attention.
The problem facing blacks is non-blacks like Hispanics, Asians and a host of other non-whites, has no connection to the old America.
Anyone see the movie ´42´? Did you notice how it was in mostly white, liberal cities like Philadelphia where they were against the black man from integrating into baseball? It wasn´t just the Deep South.
Same thing in the movie ´Lincoln´ where it was only Northerners voting on the amendment, but it was the white Democrats who were against it.
There is another reason why blacks vote demoncratic. Had a conversation with a middle class black man who had the same values as us but said he would be voting for dems because they "helped my people."
He couldn´t see that helping his people was really enslaving them to a life of handouts and not lifting them out of poverty.
Until this type of thinking is changed blacks will vote for liberals.
Think of the trillions of wasted tax dollars. Imagine what America could have accomplished with that money; high speed trans-continental train system, total infrastructure rebuild, energy independence, not counting much lower taxes. The only thing to show for it are over crowded prisons, fatherless children, high crime rates and millions of low info voters. A lot of this can be blamed on the Democrat Party´s pursuit of continuous political power.
#17- The article is tripe and so easy to refute? Then do so, instead of changing the sunject about the author´s use of guns.
John Ross says what we all know. To most Black people, Black trumps all. And in the rare cases of those Blacks (like Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas, Deroy Murdock)that don´t totally agree with this philosophy, the rest of the Black community detests, hates them abd calls them Uncle Toms
#´s 5 & 17 provide the best evidence for the validity of the author´s (poorly presented) arguments.
No, it is not "fine" that this country elected a black president twice. Given that blacks make up only 12% of the population and 50% of the population (women) have historically been ineligible, we passed up a lot of good candidates and reached into the bottom of the barrel (as we now know) to find this mysterious community organizer. We allow lo-fo´s and their comrades to foist a candidate on us who wouldn´t even qualify to empty bed pans at a good hospital.
How about making the U.S. into a meritocracy?
#17: You make the author´s case. You immediately launch into a tribal defense of blacks, trying to match the author´s listing of examples. I empathize with you; it must be heart-wrenching to you to cite these examples with the certain knowledge that some (if not many) were AA and PC promotions.
This would be as difficult as accepting that blacks are good at sports because of genetic muscle differences with whites but ring out of SEAL training at a higher rate because of a lower percentage of body fat. Or that there might be differences in "cognitive ability" as shown in "The Bell Curve."
Time to finally face reality, folks: arm, travel in groups, avoid the dark side, and plan to excise the cancer.
O-Bomber´s Badministration is very deliberately all about REVENGE...
And the interracial dating scene has a "dark underside"... White chicks who are undatable (uhh, seemingly unattractive shall we say) gladly hook up with shady or dangerous black guys so they have a man and can have legendary sex.
For the shady type of black guy, it´s a status symbol to date a white chick, of any type, no matter how lame or unattractive.
I´ve recognized this. As a group it seems they will fall for every conspiracy theory that is thrown their way. They believe all the lies that the only thing preventing the return of Jim Crow is Obama, Biden and the Democrat Party.
They believe the Democrat lie that they are being prevented from voting. Well, not them personally but all the rest of the blacks must be. Well, no one they know personally but it still must be true.
Just as the Egyptians are going to outlaw the Muslim Brotherhood, we should take a hard look at outlawing the Democrat Party.
Wow, this guy hits the nail on the head. The OJ verdict opened a lot of peoples eyes. I still have a vivid memory of being in the break room at work with another Caucasian lady and about 20 Black´s. The verdict was announced and the collective shout and high fives left us with our mouth wide open in disbelief. These were coworkers who we had never thought of as racist. The race mongers have them believing that they are inferior in order to maintain control. We can do nothing about that.
#43 I have found that #17 has a propensity of immediately attacking any posting that is not laudatory regarding a Black with just the sort of reply he gave here. Instead of acknowledging that the conduct of some Blacks is reprehensible he trots out a few black military officers or says, in the case of a certain black golfer, that his personal life is not a factor in his overall position as the best golfer today.
It is sad that the color of ones skin does seem to trump the character of ones life but I think that is how many Blacks structure their lives.
#36, #17 ~ So, #36, wasn´t that post at #17 one of Eric Holder´s own positions ~ that if someone argues generalities, he argues personalities, and if someone argues personality, he argues generalities.
If what the writer posits in this article is true, that´s a tragedy: Dr. King´s message turned upside down. Of course, in the years since the Civil Rights Act with the Voters Rights Act circumstances haven´t changed all that much, other than legally.
Same as many Americans, I was revolted to see the public reactions in the black population to the OJ verdict, in which a first degree multiple murderer--never mind that he was an NFL superstar--was given carte blanche. On that day I told a (very liberal, white) friend that the verdict and the reaction to it augured ill for racial relations in America. Obama´s election and reelection is the end point of that upside down Mansonia--Manson was the ultimate racist--counterreaction. Voters sometimes get what they vote for, and in this case, they´ve received their comeuppance in spades (if I may be forgiven using that terminology).
Part of the reason I left this site for four months was the too eager predilection of some posters to confuse race with ideology. I treasure those who agree with me, irrespective of race, and I revile those who disagree while practising paralogism, irrespective of race.
#17 has usually been a font of wisdom in these parts, and I, for one, will miss his contributions here, if indeed he has decided to distance himself from us. Maybe he doesn´t know that there are many, many conservative-libertarians who will continue to fight the worthy and moral fight that he has fought so well, with him or without him.
#7, I never have been and never will be racist. Racism is borne of ignorance--like all forms of bigotry. It is NOT skin color that is causing the problems. Nor is it skin color or any other irrelevant physical characteristic or ethnicity that is the true basis of what is happening in our society. I refuse to allow the leftists to win by dividing people. That is their goal and they want us to hate each other. We are all individuals, despite what the truly racist left wants us to think. We are all human beings and all of us citizens are simply Americans. This whole racial thing is a leftist construct to divide and conquer the people of this country. I refuse to accept it. If a certain group is generally not acting as we should expect, we need to understand why. To me it is clear...because they have been conditioned to think a certain way after generations of propaganda, indoctrination, destruction of nuclear families and social fabric, peer pressure from sell-out "community leaders" and neighbors, mass media, and all sorts of other manipulation methods. But people of color are no different in potential or ability than anyone else. We need to counter the damage done. We need to get the truth out. We can NOT allow the evil left to win.
#46, try doing a search before you accuse another poster of being a "troll". Your comment was ugly and uncalled for. #17 is, as another poster stated, a regular poster with thoughtful comments. I hope he reconsiders his decision.
Re # 1, the part about the gays give them parity. Not same thing at all. Should have held out for gay unions not marriage because the marriage equality messes with everyones freedom.
Separation of church and state has devolved to where religions need protection from the state. Gays triumphant over the thing in California where sex orientation therapy is illegal. So where is the rights of a parent to try something that may help some not "born that way". If a young one has only gay experiences as in victims of massive sexual abuse, there is no choice in liberal (ie socialist) leaning CA.
The paradigm shift is the American inborn aversion to inequality and mind and body control. I doubt the commies would ever find Americans contolable and even the media controlled sheeple are stirring restlessly. Just wait until obamacare in all its 125% rate increase splendor hits them personally.
Nostalgically still love the women of "The Help". We tried, we really tried. What happened? Community organizer mayhem-commies targeting the black folk-the Father of Pride getting the black power movement to erase all the gains. He likes chaos as does Bill Ayers and Bernadett Dorne, and the Jarretts.
I am white and live in a predominately black neighborhood. My heritage is farm/blue collar factory of the mostly German variety.
I find it hard to cope with elements of the culture I find in my neighborhood: People walking down the middle of the street without regard for oncoming cars; trash dropped on the street; yards that look like hell.
I get along with my immediate neighbors; I don´t know many of the not-so-immediate ones.
But I am tired of hearing about race. I refuse to see movies -- even involving noble people like Lincoln -- that have race as a theme. I´m done. I´m tired of paying taxes that end up giving free rent, free food, free child support, and free welfare to folks in my neighborhood.
I´m done. But I smile. I try to be kind. And I trust Jesus will make me a positive witness in the lives of others. I´m done. But I don´t do violence. I do Jesus. I just wish my neighbors would take responsibility for themselves for a change.
I have black friends but I doubt that I´ll be making more. It´s a shame. Why should I expose myself not just to violence, but to ridiculous charges against me, my business, my reputation? I think more and more non-blacks will find themselves pulling away, simply to limit their exposure to this nonsense. And thus this thing will get worse.
The John Ross article is all about a double standard. There is no room in free society for a double standard. The author leaves out the silent mass middle class black population of productive and amazing people. Core values preceed any of the time wasting prejudices we suffer in the media press and academe. If those double standard, influential media people were not trying to undermine our culture by selling communism and socialism, they would not be purposely agitating at every turn in full Marxist, Stalinist, Hitlerian, racist style, and promoting the likes of the hateful, race baiting Jacksons, Rangels and Sharptons at every foul opportunity.
This speech, attached below, is a longtime, Harlem black preacher’s rant, whose honesty is overwhelming. Forgive him his repetitions, that’s his own evangelical style. It’s amazingly refreshing! Here’s the man, James D Manning There´s more truth in this man, this preaching man, in his incredible view. He sees it, sees it every day, right up front. Yes, he goes on, yes he repeats himself, but his view of this black violence world is TRUTH! The COMING CATASTROPHE He is amazing in his castigating, loving, accurate anger. He sees the brutal double standard. http://atlah.org/2013/08/22/three-trayvon-martin-type-thugs-kill-chris-lane/
The most outspoken anti-Obama guys in my group at the cigar lounge are the black guys. They get it. It´s tempting to over-react with all the BS that´s going on, and I unfortunately often do. That doesn´t make it right.
Stick around, #17. This too shall pass, once we effect a few personnel changes at the top.
This article made me sad. The reaction to the OJ verdict made it very apparent to me that it did not matter if someone brutally butchered two people; it was all about race. I put those thoughts away for many years, but now I feel that race relations may not recover from the Obama administration. I have bi-racial step-grandchildren, and I can guarantee they will never be seen in a hoodie. I hope they don´t suffer as a result of all of this. When my daughter (not my step-daughter) moved to a big city she purposely sought out daycare providers who were black. My granddaughter is enrolled at a charter school that is only 22% white. Our hometown is 96% white, and she wanted her children to be integrated. I hope it all works out as she planned.
Meant to log on earlier to personally apologize to Ms. Lucianne...no, I didn´t realize that she selected the must reads. The author sets up a number of straw man arguments to draw conclusions about all Blacks, however, interest in this topic is evident judging from the number of comments. I disagree with most, particularly those that continue to believe all individual Black success stories are a result of affirmative action...the CG of CENTCOM is a West Point grad, who has served in combat roles for 37 years, and if he was an affirmative action player he certainly would have retired years ago and moved into corporate America. The general commanding the Pacific is the son of a general and brother of a general, all WP grads with a legacy. The number of Blacks in the officer ranks are dwarfed by the hundreds of thousands of Blacks serving the country they love in the volunteer military. I tend to cite Black participation in the military in many of my arguments because presumably we all agree that those who choose to serve are exceptional. Here are some basic facts about Blacks in America for those interested:
African Americans by the Numbers http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmcensus1.html
Re #17 and #65: Stick around, friend. Those of us who have come to know you over these years like and respect you for your good sense, your ability to get your point across, and for your humanity, which has always been admirable. Illegitimis non carborundum.
Obama has not set back race relations, his presence has merely exposed a reality that has existed all along.
Yeah, in-your-face has ramped up exponentially, acting out is encouraged but we may be forced to have that discussion Holder said we´ve been too cowardly to have. Expect some shouting and hope those with their feet on the ground hold sway. In a just world bomb throwers like Obama will be footnotes. Bring it.
Before "if you like your plan, you can keep it," the Obama left made a whole spate of false promises in the realm of sexuality. It´s worth connecting the dots between the folly of ObamaCare, an issue for which I wasn´t personally on the front lines, and the sweeping folly of sexual radicalism, an issue for which I was. In the rhetorical battlefield over sex and sexuality, the left rehearsed and perfected public-opinion warfare. These seasoned tactics led to the triumphal hubris of ObamaCare and the collateral damage of its inexorable implosion. Pick your antique allegory of overconfidence: the Tower of Babel,
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How fitting that abortion zealot and self-proclaimed Marxist Gloria Steinem received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday from Barack Hussein Obama. The male-bashing, anti-family, anti-American Steinem beamed as the guy who voted three times against a partial-birth abortion ban while in the Illinois state Senate placed the medal around her neck. What exactly is the meritorious contribution Steinem has made to our national interests that would warrant such an honor? Ever since the radical feminist attended an "abortion speak-out" in 1969 hosted by the radical man-hating group Redstockings, she was "instantly committed" to the abortion movement.
If no one else, WND, the New York Post, and now Fox News have started paying serious attention to an urban pastime known as "the knockout game" or occasionally as "polar bear hunting," a phenomenon that has caused at least seven deaths and countless serious injuries. The "polar bear" refers to the invariably white or at least non-black victim of a hunt by a young black male, usually one of a pack of the same. The hunters tend to prey on those who seem vulnerable. This includes old people, women, children, and, most often, clueless male liberals-- like the Pittsburgh teacher
With the "fumbled" rollout of Obamacare giving us all a 24/7 inundation of administration statements such as: "This is the law of the land, it was voted on by Congress, upheld by the Supreme Court and will be enforced by a rabid pack of gun-toting IRS agents." Alright, I confess, I made up that last bit about the gun-toting IRS agents. Neither Obama nor his talking sock puppets ever said that -- at least out loud. Within a month of these spirited defenses of an indefensible law, the White House did what became an impression of the "Saturday Night Live" character, the
On the night of July 17, 1996, President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary attended a gala for the Women´s Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee at the Sheraton Washington Hotel. We know this from the 11,000 pages of Hillary´s schedule as first lady that the National Archives released in 2008. At 8:35 that evening, after working the rope line, the Clintons left the Sheraton by presidential motorcade and headed back to the White House where they arrived at 8:45. A 8:31 that same evening, two FAA veterans at the New York Air Route Traffic Control Center observed a target arching
Derelict: (´der??likt/) neglectful of duty, delinquent; a person guilty of neglect of duty; a bum. SYNONYM-see Obama, Barack. A thought experiment can be useful to explain why America is in a mess. Let´s take Barack Obama at his word -- a stretch certainly for anyone who would lie about his own mother´s death to score partisan points will lie about...well, anything. But let´s put the most positive spin on what President Obama has been conveying to his fellow Americans. One can try to be optimistic even in these perilous times -- it is one of the great traits of being
What will the United States of America be like after Barack Obama leaves the presidency on January 20, 2017 (assuming he does leave)? Five days before the 2008 election, Obama declared he would "fundamentally transform" America. Obama has done much to fulfill that promise since January 20, 2009. If he completes his agenda, the U.S. will be very much like a European-style welfare state. Obama is not personally responsible for some of the changes in American society that have facilitated the welfare state´s growth. Charles Murray (Coming Apart), Bill Cosby and Alvin Poussaint (Come On People), and Nicholas Eberstadt (A Nation of
Last summer on his $100 million family tour of Africa, Barack Obama hoped for a priceless photo op with Nelson Mandela, the ailing freedom pioneer who went from prison cell to the presidency of South Africa. Mandela´s family suggested that wouldn’t happen. So, the Obamas did a photo op in Mandela´s former prison cell. Which Obama’s White House quickly tweeted upon word of the icon´s passing at 95. [Skip] But Obama was also caught staring at television coverage of Mandela’s passing, which became Obama’s Photo of the Day.
More young men in California rise in pitch at the end of their sentences when talking, new research shows. This process is known as "uptalk" or "valleygirl speak" and has in the past been associated with young females, typically from California or Australia.But now a team says that this way of speaking is becoming more frequent among men.The findings were presented at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in California. "We found use of uptalk in all of our speakers, despite their diverse backgrounds in socioeconomic status, ethnicity, bilingualism and gender," said Amanda Ritchart, a linguist at the University of
The most curious thing of all about the November jobs report released on Friday was the huge drop in the unemployment rate — and the fact that the Labor Department chose not to disclose that the data going into that figure are under investigation for falsification. On Nov. 19, I broke the news in my column that the Census Bureau, which collects data that goes into the jobless rate on behalf of Labor, had caught one of its enumerators fabricating interviews in 2010. The culprit said back then (and to me during an interview) that he was told to do so by
DAVID CORN: I saw a president who remains frustrated with the political-media culture that he has to work within, and that he´s looking to rally people, students here, and supporters, and people within the media. CHRIS MATTHEWS: But David Corn, you skeptic. He came to us today. He came amongst us. CORN: He´s trying to rally people behind this vision that he´s been promoting for a couple years. FINEMAN: By the way, he did it the end here, today, Chris, not by defending specifics, but by explaining why he´s in the game to begin with. And I don´t know about you, he´s
Speaker John Boehner said his party should support gay Republican congressional candidates and urged his colleagues to “be a little more sensitive” when running against women. “Some of our members just aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be,” Boehner said. When asked if he thinks his party should support gay candidates, Boehner simply said: “I do.”
Denver - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday. The order from administrative law judge Robert N. Spencer said Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver discriminated against a couple "because of their sexual orientation by refusing to sell them a wedding cake for their same-sex marriage." The order says the cake-maker must "cease and desist from discriminating" against gay couples. Although the judge did not impose fines in this case, the business will face penalties if it continues to turn away gay
7. On the U.S. war with Iraq: “If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.” Via cbsnews.com 6. On Israel: “Israel should withdraw from all the areas which it won from the Arabs in 1967, and in particular Israel should withdraw completely from the Golan Heights, from south Lebanon and from the West Bank.” Via jweekly.com 5. On the U.S. war with Iraq: “All that (Mr. Bush) wants is Iraqi oil.” Via cbsnews.com 4. Mandela on Castro and the Cuban revolution: “From its earliest days, the Cuban Revolution has also been a
In February, the Bush family’s personal emails were hacked by Guccifer, a hacker who uncovered photographs of former President George H. W. Bush in a hospital bed and George W. Bush’s oil paintings in the process. It seems Guccifer has struck again, this time targeting former President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Library. The hacker has reportedly uncovered doodles of Clinton drawing on what were, at the time, classified documents. Among the doodles is apparently a picture of a penis. The document uncovered is a briefing of the strategic measures the United States could take prior Clinton’s decision to intervene in
Former President Bill Clinton shared an anecdote regarding Nelson Mandela and the aftermath of his impeachment Friday on CNN. Clinton revealed shortly after the “impeachment business” finished on Capitol Hill, Rep. Henry Hyde (R., Ill.) who managed the impeachment trial requested a meeting at the White House. The former president granted the meeting out of lessons of humility and forgiveness he learned from Mandela, he said: BILL CLINTON: I remember one day, oh, about a month after the whole impeachment business was over, Henry Hyde, who had run the whole show, unbelievably enough, maybe a few months after, it was
One definition of a pathological liar is someone who lies where the truth would serve just as well. When President Obama’s uncle, Onyango Obama, was arrested in 2011 for drunk driving, the truth — that Obama had stayed with his uncle years earlier for several weeks as a Harvard law student — would have served the president just fine. No potential Obama voter would have held it against him that an uncle he had stayed with two decades earlier was picked up for DUI. Yet the White House went with a lie, claiming that Obama had never met his uncle. Now that
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is sending out letters telling gun owners to turn over their rifles and shotguns — or else face the consequences. New York City’s ban on rifles and shotguns that hold more than five rounds is now being enforced, according to a letter the NYPD is sending out to targeted city gun owners. “It appears you are in possession of a rifle and/or Shotgun (listed below) that has an ammunition feeding device capable of holding more than five (5) rounds of ammunition. Rifles and shotguns capable of holding more than five (5) rounds of ammunition are
Chris Matthews‘ exclusive interview with President Barack Obama was #1 in the 25-54 demo at 7pm and the second highest-rated show in the demo for all of cable news, despite airing during other network’s live coverage of Nelson Mandela’s death. With 298K viewers in the demo, MSNBC’s Hardball beat Fox’s On The Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 218K, in the 7pm time slot. The only show with more viewers in the demo than Hardball was Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, which had 405K viewers at 8pm. With 1.296M total viewers, Matthews came within 3K of Greta Van Susteren, who