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  •  She might as well call Obama an "agitator" (13+ / 0-)

    Golly, Until he came to town, our coloreds were good law abiding folk.

    •  lololololol (11+ / 0-)

      pretty much.

      It reminds me of when I went back to high school after dropping out, I went to Newburgh Free Academy in upstate NY, a predominately black inner-city school, and white friends I had from other more rural parts of Orange County New York asked if I was nervous for my safety there. I said I wasn't. Why would I be? Then I realized they meant just in general, like, around black people. I was 16-17 at the time and grew up in a very liberal house hold, my dad was a union guy with all kinds of friends, white, black, latino, whatever, so I never really grew up around prejudice. I didn't see black kids as potentially violent anymore than any other kids were.

      I bring this up because it reminds me of Parker and oh so many other Americans who insist that racism is just whatever not a big deal because it has never harmed them, insulated in their ignorance they just go with what is in there head, a little voice that thinks that black people are the problem because just look at them, they are so different, and I'm not like that.

      When I was 16 or 17 I wore baggy pants and hoodies. I wore big jackets and my hat backwards and I thought I was a thug, a tough guy, a badass. No one ever denied me a job for my lack of dress because I am white. If I was black things would be different, and anyone who says otherwise is full of shit.

      I was stopped but not frisked in NYC a week or so ago. I've been meaning to write about it. There is no doubt in my mind what would have happened to me if I were not wearing my white guy skin that day.

      We must not talk about racism, poverty or things that make us sad, just focus on winning the war and cut everything else. Disagreeing with Republicans is divisive and helps the terrorists win.

      Yeah, things were great back when we had white presidents who acted like black people don't fucking exist. Remembering things makes conservative brains hurt.

      Regulate banks, not vaginas

      by MinistryOfTruth on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 03:16:36 PM PDT

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