Skip to comments.Black racism and white guilt may usher Obama into the White House
Posted on 10/28/2008 1:34:16 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
For the record, I am a naturalized citizen of Ethiopian origin. And what this means is that I am classified as a person originated from the African continent and thus black.
During this hard fought election, we are bombarded by the main stream media and Obama himself that his candidacy transcends race. Except that one too many times he reminds us he does not look like those Presidents on the dollar bill. Except that the main stream media keep accusing any one who dare to question Obama on any subject a racist even Joe the plumber.
I have always thought that to transcend means "to move beyond, to surpass." But I´m certain that in this election it does means "to move beyond" ONLY if we do come to the fold of the Obama camp just like a way ward sheep without any questions.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanchronicle.com ...
NO WHITE GUILT, HERE, ‘move-on’ Obama.
Good headline, my parent’s families all moved here after that.
I love your perspective on this. I am coming to realize that it is Obama and his ilk that are racist, not me or us.
Are you still here?
I have nothing to feel guilty about, I will continue to question anyone, including the Obamamessiah about his connections to terrorist, convicted slumlords, and political issues..such as “spreading the wealth” around. I was born in a Free Country, and it is my right.
I guess I should have asked is there anyone on right now that is black.
Cool......do you have access to Fox news right now?
Ok well, hmmm....ok, lets try this.......you are walking down the street and you see someone run out of the bank with a bag of money......describe that person for me.
You can try this experiment too if you would like allmost.
how are you?
What would that be?
Please don’t think that I meant any offense using the bank robber scenario. I only chose that because it is a situation in which a person would pay attention to someone’s appearance. We can change that to you see someone dancing down the street.
Well I was thinking today about how people see each other. I will ask you, do you have access to Fox News right now? It is just easier to do this if we can be looking at the same people at the same time.
NOT GUILTY of WHITE GUILT...
The DEMS, MSM, OBAMA are guilty of coercion if demands are not meet with violence, or riots...
I do not, it’s intentional.
Almost, I have really messed this up. What I thought I would prove is that most of us do not even SEE race unless the color of a persons skin becomes an important factor.
For instance if you were to ask me what my mother looks like I would say her hair is the color of mine, as well as her eyes. She is an inch taller than me and she likes to wear stuff with big flowers on it.
If you are black and I described you, I would say you are black, wearing a really neat shirt...or whatever, but not because I am racist, only because that is a physical feature that stands out to me.
And I think if you were black and you were describing your mother, you would not mention that she is black.
So now that I have totally messed that up...how is your evening going?
You know what happens when you start punishing the success of the successful (imposing higher taxes).?
I have never been racist, but if anything could make me that way, IT IS THESE IDIOTS ALWAYS SCREAMING “RACIST”!
60,000 white men die in the Civil war ...
Actually the Union deaths were 110,000 KIA and another 250,000 from other causes (diseases etc). Some of those deaths were African American but most were white.
It will never be enough. Even though, since the beginning of the 20th century at least, African Americans enjoy a far superior life than their kindred in Africa. Even the most improverised here in the U.S. look like upper middle class in Africa.
Agree, I am not racist until I start hearing that stuff. A black child in my town can go to the same school my child goes to. My child graduated with a 4.0, any black child could have so had they chose to. The only thing that would prevent it is if their parents did not send them to school prepared to learn and did not make them do their homework and such. Other than that it was totally up to them. I am so sick of the whining about what happened long before any of these people were ever born. We all come out of the womb buck naked and that is our start.
He’s: ‘Barry Illegetimate’...Descendant of Slavers, on both sides of his family tree. And he want’s to make us all his Socialist slaves, controlled by his *owning you* “new” and “improved” “changed” Government. Making all your decisions for you.
My mistake... what was I thinking... sorry about that.
The question is will "White Liberal Guilt" translate into national suicide by socialism?
From a group that could elect 9% nancy pelosi and make her "Speaker of the House", it's a very nervous situation.
Megan Kelley kicks butt:
That's what at least 45% of the country will do on Tuesday. They don't have a clue what he'll do as President. He has reversed positions on Iraq three times, on FISA telecomm immunity, on tax increases (which are suddenly cuts a la Bill Clinton), etc., etc. Let's pray it's only 45% and Palin-McCain get at least 3% more.
As you probably know, Dr. Sowell is black. I mention that now because it usually doesn't occur to me to bring it up, but on this particular topic I think his 'starting point' is not totally irrelevant.
He's taken a look at the data surrounding the issues of race globally, not just in the US. The inescapable conclusions he draws from this will probably overwhelm you, and I can guarantee that when you're finished it will be perfectly clear to you the role that race actually plays in US domestic policy.
Since I am White Southerner and must be punished for buying Black slaves from the North, I am very remorseful and beg forgiveness for my sins. If I had known then what I know now, I would have picked my own cotton.
There comes a point in dealing with perceived guilt where serious and thoughtful analysis of the accusation overrides our natural tendency to recognize our flawed nature.
Here-in lies one of the biggest differences between a conservative and a liberal. A liberal has learned to blame-shift all their life. Their first and ONLY reaction is self defense, not self critique. The fact is that we are ALL racists to some degree, just as we are all dishonest or lustful or hateful or selfish. WE ARE ALL SINNERS.
The difference is that conservatives generally are not afraid of considering the possibility that they are wrong.
To the liberal, this is viewed as a weakness, and they always take full advantage of that.
However, when the liberals goes too far in using guilt against us, they risk far more than they realize.
Racism is something which we (everyone) must resist on a daily basis, just like we must resist the temptations to lie or lust or act selfishly. It is not whether or not we are racist, but rather how good we are at defeating the notion in our minds. Our experiences with those of other races directly affects that ability. Dr. Martin Luther King understood this. It is why he preached non-violent activism. His approach very much mirrored the biblical teaching of turning the other cheek. How does it work? well it forces the aggressor to reflect inward. They end up seeing themselves instead of their victim. As a result, the civil rights movement was a success. The dream became a reality. Unfortunately, from the liberal’s perspective it did not and will never become one. Just like global warming, or animal rights, or any other political activism without a reachable goal, it is not about defeating racism, but rather about gaining and maintaining political power.
As more and more people percentage wise of a particular race falsely accuses or generalizes about another race, they are in fact generating racism as a direct result of their own. Just like a cold, a smile or a yawn, RACISM IS CONTAGIOUS!. The liberals are literally generating racism where none existed before by using it to gain power.
The likes of Al Sharpton and Jessie Jackson are perfect examples. They always see the flaw or failure. NEVER the good or success in others. They are sad examples of representatives for their cause.
If I am a racist because I express my belief that Obama is a socialist, then what is the KKK?
When are people of color going to realize that by attacking the innocent, they elevate the true racists?
A true racist is just another liberal. The only difference is in the form of their elitism.
white guilt...is pretty much confined to the Ivy League trust fund crowd....what they don’t appreciate is the visceral reaction to having a socialist jammed down our throats....
White guilt resides on the democrat side of the aisle.
When the Prophet Obam-a-ramma speaks he weak minded listen. There will be change, Rap in the White House, Snoops dogs (or whatever his name is) will be checkin out the decor and tryin out Lincoln’s bed. Mrs Obam-a-rama will be barking out orders with the mythodical order of a drill sargent. So many followers who are under his spell will one day wake up and ask? What the hell did we do but it will be too late.
I love to watch Will and Grace, and thanks for that episode story. It is true. We have not arrived yet, when folks vote because of skin color.
Give me a short summary and your conclusion. I don’t have time to read another book right now. I have dozens sitting here I HAVE to read.
Sorry ... it’s a Sowell book... the cliff notes won’t do it with this one. If you don’t want to read it for whatever reason, that’s your choice of course (and in this case... your loss) but no one is going to able to read it for you.
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