Unless your internets is broken and you don’t get all the channels, you’ve probably read or heard about angry right-wing assholes making a ruckus at town hall meetings around the country. Lawmakers on their August recess are meeting with constituents to hear their thoughts and concerns on proposed health care reform and they usually descend into hate fests and examples of failed anger management. What really bothers me about the coverage of these town halls is that it’s the angry, scared and stupid people getting all of the media’s attention so their noise is getting the most play. So the agitators rile up other potential agitators and then the crazy boils outta control. Effectively, it seems they’re controlling the debate. Their arguments against the proposed bill range from “health care reform costs” too much, to “I don’t want government intruding in our lives” to “government is getting carte blanche to kill your grandma and unborn children”. The almost unspoken subtext and bottom line to all of this anger is that they hate Barack Obama. They’ve showed up to the meetings with shit like signs picturing Obama rocking a Hitler moustache, or signs of Obama’s campaign insignia with a Soviet hammer and sickle. One dude showed up to an Obama town hall with a loaded gun. Continue Reading →
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The rule of the land goes: if you take police on a high speed car chase, you’re going to jail. If you’re black, you’re probably going to get billy clubbed and stomped. If you’re black and the cops are having a bad day, you’re getting billy clubbed, stomped and shot. But what happens when you’re a 7-year-old “cotton candy all-American kid” who takes cops on a car chase? You end up NBC’s Today Show cheesing it with your family. The Today Show thought it was a great idea to parade Shorty Ritz Bits on national TV this morning after his brush with the law. The craziest shit is that for his punishment, he gets grounded for 4 days! If the 7-year-old kid was black, there would have been a highly-viewed You Tube video and the story might have made it to your teevee with your local news anchor getting his SMH on. But this kid’s family might make some loot from this incident. Only in America. This kid would have been FUCKED up by the law in most other countries. Just Ask the 5 year old who was beaten for allegedly stealing some shit, and it turns out, the cops beat up the wrong kid.
It’s not just about the kids though. America has a fucked up way of rewarding bad behavior if you’re ummm properly positioned [||]. Look at the Sgt. James “Jim Crow” Crowley.. the dude who arrested Henry Louis Gates on some racist pig shit. All that fucking uproar and in the middle of it all, he got to drink beer at the White House yesterday. Free Obamas, literally, for overstepping his authority. And you know he’ll have a book deal in the works soon. The shit stretches far and wide. G. Gordon Liddy became a celebrity and is paid off of his Watergate fuckery. And not that they needed the money, but Kim Kardashian’s whole family is eating better because of her sex tape.
Sometimes I wonder why there’s so much greed, corruption and social inequity in America and I keep getting the same answer. Society teaches certain segments of our population that it’s cool. Push comes to shove and they get ask “What the fuck is the point of ‘being good’, when you can do better by ‘being bad’?”.
Cuz some stories just don’t go away… Larry Wilmore from the Daily Show busts down how Henry Louis Gates was ecstatic that he was arrested by a white cop in his own home. Funny Shit.
Sometimes I think Republicans are assholes just to be assholes. Asshole hyenas. The hyena is the animal kingdom’s asshat: ugly as fuck and it has a laugh that makes you want to slap the shit out of it. In the Spotted Hyena species, the female has a clitoris so large it’s practically a penis [||] (Ann Coulter? [||]). It scavenges for food and when it can’t find meat to steal, it hunts. Its rear legs are shorter than its front legs so it’s slow as shit. But what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in guile and tenacity. Hyenas usually hunt in packs and single out “least fit” prey. When there’s no slow prey to fuck with, they lock onto one vic and wear him down. A pack of hyenas will chase their prey for hours over miles until the animal is exhausted and eventually gives up the guts. Literally.
If you had watched the Republicans in Sonia Sotomayor’s Senate confirmation hearing, you would have seen asshole hyenas at work. They know she’s unfuckwitable. She’s intelligent, battle tested and perfectly suited for the job. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) admitted that barring a meltdown, she’s got a seat in the Judicial Branch. But that doesn’t mean they’d give up. They know she’s the faster, smarter animal but chase her relentlessly for miles, badgering her with the same inane questions day in and day out -because that’s what they do. Continue Reading →
In an apparent attempt to reclaim the mantle as the first black president of the United States, former HWIC, Bill Clinton joins a black fraternity. While president Barack Obama was meeting with African heads of state in Ghana this past weekend, former president Bill Clinton was inducted into the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity at their 95th annual conclave.
Clinton joins other former presidents into the Sigma ranks including Ghana’s Kwame Nkruma, Nigeria’s Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, and Liberia’s William Tolbert. Other notables include James Weldon Johnson, Emmitt Smith and the two primaries writers of this blog. Clinton is the first American president to be a member of a historically black fraternity. Continue Reading →
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