A Tale Of Two Coons

First up, we have old school coon Jesse Jackson, who is all bent-out-of shape over what Donald Trump served the Clemson Tigers at the White House.

Jesse Jackson: White House serving Clemson a fast-food meal was ‘disgraceful’

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he was “offended” that President Donald Trump served fast food to the Clemson Tigers at the White House after they claimed the College Football Playoff national championship.

“The national champions deserved better,” said Jackson, a native of Greenville, South Carolina.

With the White House staff on furlough because of the federal government’s partial shutdown, Trump paid to have a buffet of burgers and pizza brought in Monday to feed the Tigers.

Now, I will admit that I couldn’t give a shit for sports. Hell, I didn’t know anything about the Clemson Tigers down to the fact that they played football. But quite actually, I don’t care about what is fed to some grown ass men who are chasing some ball around in the hopes to head to the NFL. If they didn’t want the shit Trump served them, then they did not have to eat it. What I do care about is the fact that there are people about to lose their housing assistance and their food stamps and that will impact many, many children who are already living in poverty. What has Jesse Jackson’s coonhead ass said about that? Not a goddamn thing and he won’t because he has never been about a damn thing that counted because if he was, he would have been assassinated long before now. Any so-called pro-Black civil rights leader or Black nationalist from the 60s who is still walking around, free as a bird, is a coonhead sellout. Because the true warriors for Black people have all been either assassinated or are sitting up in prison or have died in prison or are in exile. Jesse Jackson’s ass does not fit the profile of a ‘true warrior’ for Black people.

Jesse Jackson finds it ‘disgraceful’ what some mostly white men were served at the White House when he is not concerned at all about the plight of millions of mothers and their children who will be sitting out on the streets if there is no end to this government shutdown, who will go hungry if there is no end to this government shutdown. Apparently, that is not ‘disgraceful’ to him because he ain’t about shit! Why did he have not a goddamn thing to say about the fact that those rich whites in congress and in the White House are sitting all up on the dole and are still receiving their ill gotten gains while those who also paid taxes to this shithole, since everything in this bitch is taxed, are about to lose their housing assistance and some paltry ass food stamps that don’t even extend throughout the entire month, because if they did, I would not be carting people to food pantries to supplement what their low wages and food stamps don’t cover? And some of the people I haul around are working two jobs and yet, they are shamed as though they are living the good life, sitting back feeding their children filet mignon while living high off the hog. That is so not happening. I am almost in tears when I see what is sticking out of the tops of the grocery bags because it’s not fit for children to eat, but since it stretches, that’s what they eat; cheap hot dogs, peanut butter and jelly, white bread, hamburger, Hamburger Helper, Ramen noodles and more shit of the like. And what’s sitting at food pantries is hardly any better. And I have seen white folks in those places begging for toilet tissue to wipe their ass, it’s that bad since obviously food stamps don’t pay for toilet tissue and so food pantries stock some and they run out of items of that nature real quick.

This is why the Black community is in horrible shape because the so-called Black leaders use the ‘bully pulpit’ for ALL the wrong reasons. Instead of calling out congress and the president over this childish display of foolishness in that Pelosi called for Trump to reschedule the SOTU wherein Trump responded with grounding Pelosi’s plane from taking her to Afghanistan and elsewhere, Jackson instead admonished Trump over what he fed some well-fed football players completely ignoring the immense impact this shutdown will have on millions of innocent people including children. Someone asked me the other day, “Are there any adults in the room?” To which I responded, “Quite actually, no and more’s the damn pity!”

And now we come to another old school coon, Gladys Knight, who just commented that she is most proud to sing the National Anthem at the Superbowl.

Gladys Knight Comments on Colin Kaepernick and Super Bowl: ‘I Am Here to Give the Anthem Back Its Voice’

“I understand that Mr. Kaepernick is protesting two things, and they are police violence and injustice,” “It is unfortunate that our National Anthem has been dragged into this debate when the distinctive senses of the National Anthem and fighting for justice should each stand alone.

“I am here today and on Sunday, Feb. 3 to give the Anthem back its voice, to stand for that historic choice of words, the way it unites us when we hear it and to free it from the same prejudices and struggles I have fought long and hard for all my life, from walking back hallways, from marching with our social leaders, from using my voice for good — I have been in the forefront of this battle longer than most of those voicing their opinions to win the right to sing our country’s Anthem on a stage as large as the Super Bowl LIII.

“I pray that this National Anthem will bring us all together in a way never before witnessed and we can move forward and untangle these truths which mean so much to all of us.”

What is unfortunate is how stupid Gladys Knight really is in that she thinks that a song that symbolizes what this nation stands for which is theft, slavery and genocide, in her opinion, “needs its voice back, uniting us when we hear it, bringing us all together.” Who the fuck is she kidding and how many times was she dropped on her damn head? Oh yes, she will sing the first stanza of the Star Spangled Banner, just as ALL who’ve gone before has done. But what she will not sing is this!

No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

And so what does the above mean? It meant that slaves joined up with the British to fight against their tormentors; their ‘owners’. And isn’t that what white men are called in the NFL? Owners of those mostly ‘Black’ players? Indeed!

The orders given to the Royal Navy’s Admiral Sir George Cockburn read:


“Let the landings you make be more for the protection of the desertion of the Black Population than with a view to any other advantage. … The great point to be attained is the cordial Support of the Black population. With them properly armed & backed with 20,000 British Troops, Mr. Madison will be hurled from his throne.

Whole families found their way to the ships of the British, who accepted everyone and pledged no one would be given back to their “owners.” Adult men were trained to create a regiment called the Colonial Marines, who participated in many of the most important battles, including the August 1814 raid on Washington.

So when Francis Scott Key penned “No refuge could save the hireling and slave / From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,” he was taking great satisfaction in the death of slaves who’d freed themselves. His perspective may have been affected by the fact he owned several slaves himself.

After the U.S. and the British signed a peace treaty at the end of 1814, the U.S. government demanded the return of American “property,” which by that point numbered about 6,000 people. The British refused. Most of the 6,000 eventually settled in Canada, with some going to Trinidad, where their descendants are still known as “Merikins.”

Francis Scott Key got his ass kicked by a regiment of Black slave Colonial Marines and he didn’t hardly appreciate that fact and so penned that vile shit and called it, “The Star Spangled Banner” and yet many Black singers have bellowed that vile shit out and they had to have known about this verse as well even if they did not take the time to read up on the history of that disgusting pile of shit of a song. The British refused to turn over what the U.S. government deemed its ‘PROPERTY’! And what the fuck has changed? Not a goddamn thing because descendants of slaves are still viewed as PROPERTY by this hated and most viciously vile ass government. You stupid, dumb ass Blacks like Gladys Knight, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Diana Ross and yes, even dead ones, Natalie Cole, Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin just to name a few have all sung a song that stands for a nation steeped in the blood of Indians and slaves dragged from Africa. A nation that proudly, to this day, confirms that it still stands for slavery and genocide seeing as how there over 2 million descendants of slaves incarcerated which is more than were original African slaves and the Indians are still segregated on reservations experiencing hunger, illness and abject poverty while the descendants of those who put them there are still waging war on the descendants of slaves and the Indigenous population.

So no, Gladys ‘dumbass’ knight, by your singing that shit, it will NOT bring us ALL together. It will NOT unite us. It will just make you look like the fool you are; massa’s fool and he will laud you for it even as he laughs at your stupidity. But since you’re obviously so played out that you need the gig, go right ahead. Step right up and display your cooning abilities since that is what many Black people are good at, especially those who can stand and say they marched for Civil Rights and against Jim Crow and yet will sing a song that calls for the return of ‘PROPERTY’, meaning slaves you are descended from. Yeah coon, your massas are loving the fact that they can get Black people to do anything! Hand them a few dollars or the ability to sell some of their music thanks to their face at the Super Bowl and they can forget and forgive slavery, Jim Crow, three-fifths, the one-drop rule, discrimination, racism, bigotry, police brutality, gentrification, mass homelessness and income inequality visited on Black people, not to mention the introduction of crack into once vibrant Black communities that left them devastated. Gladys Knight can overlook ALL of that for her 15 minutes upon the stage to sell a few songs on iTunes. You go with your coonhead ass Gladys Knight. Until those of your era die out, we will continue to see coons do fuck all when given an opportunity to speak from the bully pulpit.

No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Sing that verse, why don’t you Gladys Knight and see how fast your mic would get cut the fuck off. But you don’t have the balls to do that, coonhead!

Key got his ass kicked by many a slave,
who valiantly fought, each was so brave.
What Amerikkka wanted was for them in a grave
but they boarded a ship and from a distance did wave.

There! I fixed it for them! Now sing that, you lousy coonhead fucker! Two coonheads who could have used the bully pulpit to shed light on the plight of those who look like them if this government shutdown continues, but instead, one decided to take umbrage over what Trump served some game playing motherfuckers at the White House and the other goes on to defend a racist national anthem. And I have the nerve to wonder why Black America has made no gains. With shit such as this in our corner and white enemies on our asses daily, is it any wonder??!!

“It was really tough this morning when I couldn’t go next door to buy a cup of coffee because I didn’t have the money in my account!”

That is the toughest thing about not receiving a paycheck while the government is partially shut down? The inability to go next door to Starbucks to buy a cup of coffee? And some people are actually wondering why the stupid Americans are not out in the streets by the hundreds of thousands demanding an end to the government shutdown. This is why. When not being able to buy a cup of Starbucks coffee is the ultimate insult, how can anyone expect nothing but this from a group of people who are so embarrassingly stupid, it should be against the law?

The average price of a Starbucks drink in the U.S. is $2.75, but New York City is the most expensive location coming in at $3.15 for a tall cappuccino. And if you go for a decadent seasonal beverage with all the bells and whistles, it can run you over$5.00.
“In my freezer, as you can see, I have no meat here,” Belkys Colon, who works for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban and Development, told Inside Edition. “I have pasta but they expired.”
“I’m just sad because maybe I’m gonna get thrown out of my apartment because I haven’t paid my rent,” she said. “I don’t know what to do.”
This woman works for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) and she has no idea what to do since she is about to become evicted and these are the very people who are to see to it that poor, vulnerable people are housed and do not face evictions???!!! The people who are eligible for HUD assistance call such as this when they need advice and so is anyone still not understanding why HUD is absolutely useless? With employees like Belkys Colon working for HUD, I need look no further. Every department of the federal government is absolutely useless!
A lapse in pay could result in agents being late on other bills, which could in turn prevent them from securing or renewing security clearances as a result of the rigorous financial checks that the agency performs regarding its agents on a routine basis.
Even those who work as FBI agents are moaning and whining about how the lack of a paycheck could affect their security clearance. Well, since you know this and you know that there have been other government shutdowns, why aren’t you more prepared? Not one of us ‘regular’ citizens should gnash our teeth over your supposed plight since it is dogs like you who enforce fascist laws against law abiding citizens which led to this:
According to FBI documents, one of the purposes of the COINTELPRO program was to “expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit, or otherwise neutralize the activities of the Black nationalists”. They wanted to prevent the rise of a black “messiah” and Martin Luther King Jr. had been amongst the candidates until his assassination in 1968 when the attention shifted to Huey P. Newton. Of the 295 documented actions taken by COINTELPRO to disrupt Black groups, 233 were directed against the Black Panther Party.

Yeah! Like I’m about to give a shit about your lack of a paycheck because the actions of the FBI led to the imprisonment, torture and assassination of many Black people who were only about the business of trying to lift their people out of poverty and to level the playing field so that Black people would no longer be underneath the boot of Jim Crow, racism, bigotry; the whole nine yards. And now that Trump and congress has thrown you worthless, lousy motherfuckers under the bus, you want to wail and whine about your fucking security clearances? About the fact that you’re now ‘junk’ status? Go fuck yourselves! You are finding that you are just as dispensable as the rest of us and you ain’t fucking liking it none. Well, suck it up and deal! That’s what we’ve had to do thanks to the likes of shits like you at the FBI! I’m fucking laughing at you worthless shits! Lose your goddamn security clearance! What meaning has your security clearance for us? A gnat couldn’t wipe its ass on the amount of meaning your security clearance or lack thereof has on me. I am so glad the government is shutdown, you wastes of skin have no idea and I hope the shutdown continues into perpetuity. Take that and shove it up your, hopefully, security clearance-less ass!

Apparently, the only requirement to be a federal worker is to have the ability to take crayon and coloring book and color ‘inside’ the lines. If you can do that, then you’re hired. Fucking babies could do your jobs and with most likely, better results. And it is quite obvious that even those with federal jobs have no sense when it comes to having a rainy day fund. And so is it any wonder that Americans cannot come up with even 6 months of living expenses for when shit hits the fan? They cannot even come up with $500 for even a minor emergency because they’ve got to head to Starbucks everyday for a goddamn cup of coffee that they’re now whining about not having the ability to wrap their stupid hands around. When even FBI agents cannot even keep enough money in the bank or even in one of their funky ass socks to enable them to keep their security clearance because it is not as if this is the first partial government shutdown, then we’ve obviously got some dumb ass federal employees.

I have not one ounce of pity for these fools, not one! And anyone with two eyes and more than two brain cells connected should not have any pity for them because they are too stupid and useless for words. And don’t even get me started on TSA agents. Those fools on average ‘earn’ $30,000 a year and that’s before taxes and so they are basically taking home what amounts to roughly $24,000 and depending on their family size, that would qualify some for food stamps and instead of leaving those airports and seeking a different job, they are working double shifts for no pay.  How incredibly stupid is that? They can ‘earn’ that paltry amount at Walmart. So, we now know how important TSA and FBI agents are. We know how knowledgeable those morons are who work out of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. No wonder the government is absolutely useless.

 

And now, they are trying to shame Americans who don’t work for the government by stating that there is a divide between those who are federal workers and those who aren’t because those who aren’t are going on about their business, unaffected by the partial government shutdown. Why should we give a fuck? Those useless, stupid assholes don’t do shit for us! As far as I’m concerned, the government can just remain shut because what ‘good’ has the FBI done any descendant of slaves? None! What ‘good’ has the Department of Homeland Security done any descendant of slaves? None! And all the Section 8 housing is going to immigrants and so what good has the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development done for descendants of slaves? None. Because if you consider putting us in urban ghettos, doing us a fucking favor, then you’re just as stupid, useless and moronic as federal workers. Sink motherfuckers! Sink! Join the rest of ‘US’ in  this Titanic. It’s about time your asses were brought down to our level. Enjoy!

Count me on the ‘OBLIVIOUS’ side!
The shutdown’s day-to-day impact on Americans — both federal employees and the people who depend on the services they provide — shifts radically from workplace to workplace and neighbor to neighbor. On one side of the divide, the shutdown is inescapable; on the other, it is all but invisible.

Also count me on the ‘invisible’ to it side because why should I care that federal workers, who have excellent benefits and get an exceptional number of paid holidays, are now either working without receiving a check because they have been deemed, ‘essential’ or who are not working because they are not ‘essential’? If you are not ‘essential’, then you’ve no business taking my tax dollars to pay your mortgage/rent, utilities, car notes, insurance, medical and food bills. Why are you even collecting a salary if you are non-essential? What the fuck are you doing every day if you are not necessary to a ‘functioning’ government which at this time, is not functioning at all? And in fact, the entire government is non-essential because seeing as how it’s shutdown, it hasn’t negatively impacted my life, nor that of millions of other Americans.  I can almost see the ‘Libertarian Party’ hosting a party to end all parties since this partial government shutdown because this just feeds into what they have been saying all along in that the fucking United States government is a useless entity that was designed to steal our money and give fuck all in return. Ask Shirley Henderson what the U.S. government is doing for her!

Yeah, this is a bad time to be poor and elderly and living in a HUD funded building.

The government shutdown means that the long-leaking roof of San Jose Manor II Apartments won’t be replaced anytime soon, says Alma Ballard, who oversees the building for low-income senior citizens in Jacksonville, Florida.

“That’s definitely not going to happen,” said Ballard, executive director of the nonprofit Family Housing Management, who said that water has at times dripped into some residents’ rooms.

House Democrats have begun investigating HUD’s management of the shutdown, criticizing the department’s “failure” to salvage the expiring contracts ahead of time and questioning what happened to $400 million in backup funding for the Section 8 rental assistance program.

Shirley Henderson is having a serious roof leak and I haven’t seen one goddamn GoFundMe page set up to assist her and the rest of the seniors who have been impacted by this latest partial government shutdown. And an investigation has commenced to try and locate $400 million that no one seems to be able to locate that should have been used as backup funding. Here is a suggestion. Go look at what fixtures Ben Carson has had added to his HUD office. I hear tell that Carson and wife, Candy, have been spending our money like they just won the lottery.

This is exactly why we have a government; to steal our money and do nothing that benefits the people the money was stolen from. And yet, all I hear are the moans, whines and wails from those who ‘work’ for the federal government about how they can’t pay their credit card bills, the car payment, car insurance, yada, yada, yada. Go ask your bosses who have stolen ALL our money to ‘give over’ and let you have some of their ill gotten gains or better yet, here is a novel concept. Live within YOUR means. I don’t have a car payment because I SAVE up and buy my cars OUTRIGHT! I have managed to purchase, not one, not two, but three vehicles and I don’t owe a penny on either one of them. I don’t have credit cards, not one and somehow, I manage to get by. I also don’t have a gym membership at ‘Fitness Pro’ because…..and wait for it….I purchased my own treadmill (without the use of credit cards) and if the weather is good, I go outside and walk!!! Can you believe it? And it works! And though I don’t drink coffee, if I did, guess what….AGAIN? I would buy a can of cheap ass coffee and ‘perc’ it my damn self because I am a firm believer in non-conformity. I don’t have to be seen with a Starbucks container in my hand. Fuck Starbucks! But apparently, Starbucks is the very breath in your body! Well, fine. Go on into Starbucks and take along with you that worthless piece of paper that was given to you by your bosses explaining about the shutdown. Maybe Starbucks will take pity on you and give you a cup of their cheapest coffee. At least you will still look like you can pay your damn bills!

Donald Trump IS “The Perfect Storm”

 

What is the ‘perfect storm’ you ask?

The ‘perfect storm’ – a particularly bad or critical state of affairs, arising from a number of negative and unpredictable factors. – wikipedia.org

Donald Trump is most definitely a most negative and unpredictable factor which is why we are in the midst of a particularly bad, critical state of affairs.

So in other words, we are ALL about to die! Not two years from now, not one year from now, but this year because we are ALL going to be homeless, hungry, sick and destitute. Trump has managed, in just two years, to bring damn near everyone in America to their knees. 

His own government workers are calling in sick as in TSA personnel at the airport because they have been working without pay and have decided to apply for other ‘temporary jobs’ in order to tide them over. You know, those people who were put in place to keep you safe from terrorists by feeling you up real good and x-raying you before you board a flight and dispensing with your  unopened toothpaste because, well…that could be a bomb. Apparently, people often brush their teeth with bombs. Soon, no one will be concerned about your toothpaste or will they just make you wait in even longer lines before you are allowed to board that plane? Does this give you a clue to the fact that you are not being felt up or x-rayed because of terrorists, you are being felt up and x-rayed because the government can get away with doing this since you have been frightened into believing in some non-existent shadowy bogeyman even as your own government is more of an enemy to you than any other entity or ‘human’ on this planet could ever be since if the government refuses to pay the TSA agents, then that must mean that they are non-essential personnel. Just because they were ordered to report to work means nothing especially seeing as how it should have been expected that those workers would eventually have to do something to keep their lives from exploding into homelessness and hunger and no one gives a flying fart about that who are sitting all up in the White House and in the halls of congress.

But nevertheless, word is that some of you, because Trump demands a border wall, will not have to be felt up because there are not enough TSA workers to feel you up because they are calling in sick since they are not getting paid and can you believe it? The mortgage is still due, the gas and electric bills are still due and food needs to be put on the table for their families to eat. There are medical bills that need to be paid, car insurance, home owner’s and renter’s insurance need to be paid and the list is endless. But everything must grind to a halt because we need a border wall! Another sad fact is that government employees are maxing out their credit cards to keep afloat and when those are maxed out, they cannot even apply for food stamps, nor are they going to get their tax refund checks. Ain’t that something? Meanwhile, we all just wail and moan and gnash our teeth and max out the credit cards. It’s ALL good!

Millions face delayed tax refunds, cuts to food stamps as White House scrambles to deal with shutdown’s consequences

Food stamps for 38 million low-income Americans would face severe reductions and more than $140 billion in tax refunds are at risk of being frozen or delayed if the government shutdown stretches into February, widespread disruptions that threaten to hurt the economy.

The partial shutdown has cut off new funding to the Treasury Department and the USDA, leaving them largely unstaffed and crippling both departments’ ability to fulfill core functions.

To those of you who qualify for food stamps, I am so very sorry for your upcoming situation, because you won’t be able to put food on the table for your children since a border wall is much more important and as Trump tries to blame the Democrats for the ‘stonewalling’, (no pun intended), he owns this. This shutdown is his baby. The Democrats were not even in power in the House when the shutdown commenced and so how Trump can get away with blaming this fiasco on the Democrats is just beyond me. But then, he always blames his fuck ups on someone or something else. So, I guess he is staying true to form. But as usual, I digress.

How the shutdown is hurting some of America’s poorest families

Most of HUD’s routine enforcement activities have been suspended, including mandatory health and safety inspections of housing for low-income families, the elderly and people with disabilities, according to the shutdown contingency plan that HUD posted on its website. Public housing officials say they don’t know how long rental assistance payments will keep coming from the government, and a suspension could put millions of tenants at risk if the shutdown drags on into February. And if there are any problems in providing affordable housing grants to local and state governments, as well as nonprofit groups, there are few people on hand to resolve them, according to one furloughed staffer.

We already knew that the poor would be impacted first. Those who rely on food stamps and those who rely on HUD to help with rent subsidies are going to feel the pinch along with federal workers. The article also goes on to state that the shutdown will most likely make it difficult for HUD to acquire new landlords for the program because they will be unwilling to rely on what has proven to be unreliable; rent subsidies from the federal government.

This is just too horrible for words because I started blogging to bring attention to the plight of the homeless and I had to throw HUD under the bus, multiple times for their failure to maintain adequate, decent, safe and sanitary housing for mostly poor and disabled people. HUD has also failed tremendously in even putting a dent in eliminating homelessness which was supposed to have been its mission. And yet, homelessness is skyrocketing. Tent cities have formed all across America and now add to that, the folks who are housed, but who are now finding that they are sitting on a branch that’s about to break and send them spiraling back down into homelessness again. All over a border wall.

And all Trump can say to what he set in motion is:

Trump “said he’d keep the government closed for a very long period of time — months or even years,” according to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who spoke to reporters in the White House driveway.
“Absolutely I said that,” Trump affirmed from the Rose Garden shortly afterward. “I don’t think it will, but I’m prepared.”
We don’t have months and we certainly don’t have years because there will be nothing left for anyone to want to attempt a border crossing to get. Thus far, there has been not one thing that could get the brain dead American sheeple to get up off their lazy, apathetic and complacent butts, but as this shutdown continues, more and more besides the poor and federal workers will feel the impact and as this snowball rolls down hill, it will get bigger and bigger and soon everyone will get caught up and when it explodes, it ain’t gonna be pretty!
Some mortgage loans are being held up due to the shutdown and so people are not able to close on houses. The EPA, which is ineffective anyway, is shuttering their doors. The USDA, the same. The IRS, the same. The Treasury Department, the same. And, GASP! even immigration courts have closed! I thought that was what the shutdown was all about, illegal immigration? How could this be? That the Immigration courts have closed when Trump is wreaking this much havoc over a border wall to keep out illegal immigrants from south of the border? Quite obviously, this is not about a border wall, but is all about a controlling, narcissistic, megalomaniac who enjoys being the center of attention and has to get his way even if it means destroying the very ship he captains. Can any of you imagine just how dangerous someone like that is? It would appear that we shall soon see.
Even Immigration courts have closed, forcing judges to indefinitely postpone hearings scheduled months in advance. There is already a backlog of over 800,000 cases. 
And finally, three people have been found dead in national parks that have remained open despite the shutdown. Forestry officials are forwarding letters to the Trump Administration requesting that national parks close due to the fact that there are just not enough forest rangers and other personnel to see to the safety of those who visit the parks as well as the wildlife that inhabit the parks. Toilets have overflowed. Trash is overflowing and the situation is getting more dire by the hour and even though it has been stated that an average of 6 people die each week in national parks, that figure is going to climb if the parks remain open. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration and congress continues in a ‘quien es mas macho‘, or in other words, “who is more macho?” game. One bright spot is that as Rome burns, it will bring capitalism to a screeching halt. Burn Rome, burn!

 

 

Who/What did we Celebrate in Africa in 2018 — African Heritage

Who or what did we celebrate in 2018 in Africa. Here are 10 people, events and things, which marked the year 2018 (if there are some other you would like to share, please send them in): 1. Abiy Ahmed Ali became prime minister of Ethiopia this year, and brought in a wave of new measures. He is […]

via Who/What did we Celebrate in Africa in 2018 — African Heritage

Senegal, like many other African countries, would like the restitution of all the looted African arts taken by Europeans and still hosted in European museums.

10. Not sure whether to applaud this or not: Major museums across Europe have agreed to loan important artifacts back to Nigeria for a new museum the country plans to open in 2021 (Europe’s Largest Museums to “Loan” Looted Benin (Nigerian) Artifacts back to Nigeria). How someone can loan you something they stole from you is beyond me! They should just return it!

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Uh…descendants of slaves stolen from Africa, the Africans want you to know that they are pissed off only because ARTIFACTS that were stolen from them by the Europeans should be returned to them. Your Black ass??!!! Not so fast! You see, artifacts are much more valuable to those who let our ancestors be taken from their native land.

How many African countries or nations have yelled and screamed that they want the Europeans to return Africa’s stolen people? None! And they never will because you see, Africans do not view us as true Africans even as you don dashikis and African head wraps and ‘jump the broom’ and recognize Kwanzaa and other stupid shit of the like. Those ‘people’ over there don’t give a shit for those of us who are the descendants of people who were stolen by the Europeans and deposited on these shores. When will you understand that Africa doesn’t give a shit for you? They don’t claim you! They never have.

You are somewhere handing money to Ancestrydotcom and some 23andmeDNA kit shit so that you can find out where your so-called African ancestors originated from so that you can do what? Go over there and get your feelings hurt? Unless you are part of a delegation that is bringing back a stolen artifact, those people ain’t thinking about your ass.

Those of us who are descendants of slaves are on our own and we had better recognize that fact, deal with it and move the hell on. We don’t have anything in common with those Africans and whatever DNA of theirs is in our makeup is so minuscule thanks to the rape our ancestors had to endure at the hands of slave traders and plantation owners and their overseers, that it makes no sense for us to consider ourselves to be, African.

We don’t have a ‘motherland’. We are a people without a country. Deal with that. No one has come to our rescue. Not Africa, not this shithole called Amerikkka and nothing will. It is up to us to do for us and the sooner we recognize this, the better off we will be in understanding that we need each other because we are all we have!

You are not a valuable artifact and because of that, Africa doesn’t give a shit for you or me! That’s reality! Ask yourself this, “What has Africa done for you lately?” I know what it’s done for me. Not a goddamn thing! I don’t expect it ever will because I face reality and I deal with it.

The sentence below is taken from the article. Re-read it and get a clue!

“How someone can loan you something they stole from you is beyond me! They should just return it!”

So as you can see, they want the return of ‘it’, an artifact. You? That would be a resounding, “NO!” Think about that!

White Women’s March Planned For Martin Luther King Weekend Cancelled Due To A Lack Of Black Faces To Put On Display

 

Event organizers are claiming that a ‘lack of diversity’ has caused them to cancel a women’s march in the city of Eureka in Humboldt County in California that was to take place on January 19, 2019, a day that coincides with the holiday that supposedly honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A planned Women’s March in California has been by canceled by the organizers over fears about the lack of diversity from those taking part.

Apparently the organizers did not think it would look right to have only ‘white’ faces in attendance at an event so close to a holiday set aside to ‘honor’ a Black man who was assassinated because he believed that people of all complexions could live in harmony with one another which does not seem to be the case in Humboldt County since the Black population count stands at 1 percent. Nope, no diversity there. I guess they remembered just in time that in Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, he said,  ‘I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.’

That ain’t happening in Humboldt County and that fact would be quite obvious when a bunch of white women took to marching through the city of Eureka for….hell if I know. Because what the hell are white women marching for? What rights do they lack? They are living the ‘good’ life in Humboldt County, free from having to rub shoulders with poor Black folks and so what need have they to take to the streets?

However, it should be quite well known that Dr. King helped launch the Poor Peoples Campaign which was meant to draw attention to the economic disadvantages of poor Black people in America, who despite taking up the white man’s ‘Christianity’, were still poor as hell then and are just as poor as hell today. Dr. King was brainwashed as well into believing in that Christian blue-eyed Jesus bullshit!

But now, along comes some rich white women, who, apparently, have to research history in order to figure out that it would not look good for them to parade their ‘white privilege’ around town with nary a Black face in the crowd to give their march for ‘whatever’, any credibility especially when it coincides with the holiday honoring a Black man who spoke out in defense of poor Black folks who were being economically disadvantaged and with Black History Month right around the corner, that was just not a good thing to do. Damn! Those white women just cannot win, can they?

However, some prospective event attendees were quite put out by the cancellation. So much so that they voiced their dismay on Facebook. Go figure! They’ve obviously not heard or maybe they just don’t care that Facebook has announced that their data is still being hacked. That’s all good!

“I was appalled to be honest,” Amy Sawyer Longwrote on Facebook. “I understand wanting a diverse group. However, we live in a predominantly white area…not to mention how is it beneficial to cancel? No matter the race people still want their voices heard.”

David Holper added: “I was really saddened to hear that the march won’t be happening this year. Isn’t there still time to reach out to minority groups and pull this together?”

Yes indeed, it is absolutely appalling that this event was cancelled due to the fact that Amerikkka is just as racist today as it was when Dr. King and crew were marching through the streets of this shithole attempting to showcase the plight of Black people who faced down high powered water hoses, were bitten by vicious dogs, were denied the right to vote, were denied the right to go inside any establishment and be served since Jim Crow was the law of the land(still is) and yet, whites are the ones who are appalled. Why am I not surprised? They still want their voices heard. Bitches, you are always somewhere with diarrhea of the damn mouth. You’re all over the news; both local and national. You’re on every talk show with your ‘view’ and still you feel that you are not being heard? Get the fuck outta here with that bullshit!

And David Holper wants to know, in this eleventh hour, if there is still time to reach out to minority groups and pull this thing together. Well ain’t that a bitch? “Quickly now, let’s find some minorities over in ‘Poorville County’, you know where they are, underneath bridges, sleeping in boxes and standing in line at the welfare office. Just go there and pay some a few dollars and they’ll be glad to walk with us for a few blocks in January. They’re already homeless and so what’s a little cold weather to them?”

Whites don’t give a damn for any other group on this godforsaken planet, but for some strange ass reason, they are somewhere attempting to get people to understand that they’ve got no fucking rights. You’re the only ones who have rights because you give them to yourselves while everyone else has to take a back seat and deal with your shit! And now, you’re whining because you can’t find some ‘minorities’ to back your shit up so that you can strut through town and show your ass as if you’re doing something worthwhile. Nothing you worthless pasty asses could do is worthwhile because you are worthless. You’re all wastes of skin. So sit the fuck down and shut the fuck up!

We don’t want to get bombarded with pictures of a march with you decked out in pink pussy hats looking stupid as hell protesting the likes of you! Because I know you’re not protesting Donald Trump because you voted him into office. And now two years in, what’s the use in you taking to the streets to protest what you put inside the White House? Trump is doing nothing to fuck up your damn day, but he sure as hell is doing plenty to fuck up ours. You’re the same shits that call the kkkops on us for doing not a goddamn thing wrong, but apparently, to you when Black people are barbecuing, selling bottled water, sitting in a hotel lobby, sitting in a Starbucks, taking a nap in a common area of a college dorm they’re paying tuition at, accidentally bumping into you in a store, doing their job of inspecting houses for fire codes, taking pictures of a house they intend to buy, that’s wrong and yet you expect Black people to march down the goddamn street with you? So that you can call the kkkops and say that a Black man or a Black woman or a Black child is marching down the street? Seriously?

Why White Women Keep Calling the Cops on Black People

In April, when a white woman called the police on two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks, the video of the event went viral. The men were accused of not making a purchase and therefore trespassing. They did not damage property or assault anyone, but their lingering was enough to cause them to be ejected from the store. Most significantly, there was never a confrontation between these men and the woman who called the police.

In the following weeks, a white woman called the cops on a group of black people barbecuing in an Oakland park. Not long after, another white woman called the cops on a black girl selling water on the sidewalk in San Francisco. Because we were able to see these white women’s faces, their identities have been turned into memes and they’ve been given nicknames – BBQBecky and PermitPatty, respectively. The accused were not violent, but apparently they were seen as  disturbing the peace, whether it was through conducting business, enjoying themselves or simply being present.

But now you’re cancelling a march due to a lack of diversity and you racist bitches have the nerve to wonder why. Fuck you!

A Dead Child on Christmas Eve — Counter Information

By John Kiriakou December 28, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – An eight-year-old Guatemalan boy died in the custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) late Christmas Eve. His death came only two weeks after the death from dehydration of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl also in the custody of CBP. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is demanding […]

via A Dead Child on Christmas Eve — Counter Information

 

This is AmeriKKKa! What is happening in these concentration camps is happening in prisons all across this shithole as well!

ProPublica wrote recently, “Just five days after he reached the United States, a 15-year-old Honduran boy awoke in his Tucson, Arizona, immigrant shelter … to find a youth care worker in his room, tickling his chest and stomach. But he returned two more times, rubbing the teen’s penis through his clothing and then trying to reach under his boxers. ‘I know what you want. I can give you anything you need,’ said the worker, who was later convicted of molestation.”

 “In 2017, a 17-year-old from Honduras was recovering from surgery at the shelter when he woke up to find a male staff member standing by his bed. ‘You have it very big,’ the man said, referring to the teen’s penis. When the staff member approached him again, the boy locked himself in a bathroom.”

Even worse, just a few months ago, a youth care worker at one Arizona shelter was arrested for molesting eight boys over the course of a year. The employee, Levian Pacheco, pleaded guilty to 11 sex offenses and had been working without a full background check. During the course of the investigation, he also admitted to being HIV-positive and to having forced himself on the boys.

Yes indeed, this is Amerikkka, with Lady Liberty beckoning one and all? “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore   ….. – Emma Lazarus

Yes children, huddle in concentration camps while you get molested by male guards and other male staff members while congress and the president host a border wall showdown. Meanwhile, children are getting fucked, fucked up and are dying because this is the land of the “free and home of the brave,” isn’t it?

Millions of Black people are in prison, thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of migrant children are huddled in concentration camps getting the same treatment Black prison inmates are subjected to and federal employees are sitting somewhere moaning and whining that they are not receiving their paychecks. Since you choose to head into work, knowing that there is no paycheck waiting for you, that is on you! I would refuse to go to work knowing that I am not going to get paid. When the ‘government’ is back up and running, they could then call my ass, but until then, no check, no work. It is as simple as that. No one expects to head to work and receive no paycheck for doing so. And for you stupid cowards to just comply like dead sheep, is just too ridiculous for words. You deserve everything you’re getting because apathy and complacency have never paid one goddamn bill and they won’t.

And those migrant children would probably be better off if those thugs overseeing the concentration camps did not show up for work. It would be a reprieve from getting molested, raped and infected with STDs. This shithole needs to collapse! With every fiber of my being, I hope like hell that the collapse is as soon as next fucking week!

 

Federal Workers Are Now Starting To Feel The Pinch – The Shit Is About To Hit The Fan

Trash piling up right outside the White House gates. But how appropriate, because that is exactly what is inside the White House, trash!

 

This is just going to tug at your heartstrings, it is.

“We spent money on Christmas and all that thinking that we were going to have a paycheck on the first, and now we were told today that it’s official, we’re not getting one,” said Britaini Armitage, 30, whose husband is a gunner’s mate in the Coast Guard and is deployed in the Middle East.

With a ‘do nothing’ congress and a megalomaniac in the White House insisting on a border wall, who was clueless as to the potential for what is occurring? Obviously, millions of shopaholic Americans who were intent and damned determined to make sure that corporations made out like bandits for this season of “good tidings and great joy!”

I knew it was bad when I was in the store the other day, in a RICHER part of town and I was standing, talking with someone in front of the champagne aisle and we turned as two white women bent down and picked up two bottles of Andre Cold Duck and said, “This will have to do!”

Now, I don’t know how many people are familiar with champagne, but Andre is about as low as you can go. You might as well be drinking fermented piss, it’s that bad. And then today, I read this headline.

A Week Into Government Shutdown, Ire Turns to Fear for Federal Workers

Again, it is quite apparent that no one took me seriously when I posted the blog titled, “No Merry Christmas For Laid-Off Sears Workers, But A $25 Million Dollar Stocking Stuffer Bonus For Sears Execs Who Are Helping To Cause The Collapse Of Sears Holdings (Sears, Kmart)” because in that post I stated:

You sit somewhere, chewing on your lip, wondering what you are going to do about Christmas this year. To hell with Christmas! You’ve got much more important things to worry about than some stupid day that comes around once a year preceded by much pomp and circumstance in the form of those same corporations that don’t give a shit about you, touting deep discounts and so come and get your shopping fix. With what? Your unemployment check?

And lo and behold, add to that mix, the employees of the federal government who are having to work without pay until the so-called ‘government shutdown’ ends. Federal workers are now whining that they spent money on Christmas and now need that money to keep a roof over their heads, food in their children’s bellies and to keep the utilities on.

When ‘Candidate Trump’ promised you a ‘border wall’ and you said, “Bring it on!” is this what you meant? I didn’t think so! You didn’t mean that a border wall should disrupt your ability to pay your mortgage/rent and certainly not have you wringing your hands in anguish over the great Christmas gifts your children are playing with right about now, is that it? Oh, the moaning and wailing is starting up something fierce!

“We’re sort of being held hostage in the middle, and we have families and obligations,” said Ms. Ivey, a single mother. “I don’t know if I’m going to be able to make rent.” She added: “I’m basically living on credit now.”

And this dude!

Charles Aitken, who works in inventory management for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is continuing to report to work in Virginia. But he is not being paid and just informed his ex-wife that he may be late with child support payments.

So, it would seem that some federal workers are already facing possible homelessness while others are facing possible jail time over non-payment of child support. Talk about a ‘ripple effect’, this is going to go into overdrive and right after Christmas too? Were those ‘deep discounts’ worth it? I bet that thinking on all the money that you wasted on gifts, food and airline tickets has got you down right about now, hasn’t it? Just when you need it the most since you’re heading to work and there’s no paycheck coming and you have no idea how long the border wall showdown is going to continue.

I have read time and time again that Americans will just never get with the program and SAVE! Instant gratification will be your downfall. You have got to have it now. You have got to do as you are told by corporations, by the mainstream media and who or whatever else is telling you to shop, shop, shop, be it a magazine, a newspaper or even a radio talk show. But those who have stated time and time again that millions of Americans cannot even get their hands on $500 for an emergency at any given time are just ignored and now that emergency is happening all across this country. People who still have credit are living on credit. Others are applying for emergency assistance that has been set up to help in some small way.

The nonprofit Coast Guard Mutual Assistance is helping out lower-ranking members, offering $550 to married members and $350 to single Coast Guard members who need help paying for food or overdue bills. If all 21,000 members who are eligible for the aid request it, that would cost some $12 million.

Well, there’s a bit of help for those in the Coast Guard, but what about everyone else?

On Thursday, the federal Office of Personnel Management took the extraordinary, odd and ominous step of posting a link to a document that offered tips to federal workers on weathering a lengthy interruption, including suggestions on how to defer rent payments, or even barter with landlords by offering to perform minor repair work like painting or cleaning up.

Barter with your landlord????!!! Seriously???!!! Has anyone tried bartering with their landlord? If so, please leave a comment and let us know how well THAT worked out! I can’t wait to read about that! Offer to make minor repairs????!!!! Paint and clean up???!!! Uh…that is why landlords have ‘maintenance departments’. This is the best that the federal Office of Personnel Management can come up with? No real solutions to the serious issue of federal workers receiving no paycheck? Their so-called ‘tips’ are absolutely ludicrous, not to mention, stupid! And if you are buying your home, who are you supposed to barter with then? The bank? I seriously had to pick myself up off the floor over laughing at that scenario. So, I guess you go into the bank, tell them that thanks to the government shutdown, you are unable to make your mortgage payment, but it has been suggested by the federal Office of Personnel Management that you barter to keep a roof over your head and so is there any minor repairs that the bank needs done? Can you paint and clean up the bank in order to stay in your home? Now how well is that going to go over with the bank manager? Let me just put it to you this way, you will be introduced to either the bank’s security officer or the police to be escorted out and when you’re put out of your home, please try and find a Wi-Fi hot spot so you can let us know if there was any bank willing to allow you to ‘barter’ to keep your home.

Now, I don’t want you to think that I am insensitive to what is going down as it pertains to federal workers who are going to continue to work without pay until….whenever! I think it would be prudent of me to attempt in some small way to help out all I can and so below is a list of agencies that maybe able to assist you with utility payments, food and the other necessities for living.

http://www.211.org/

They assist in times of crisis and offer help with trying to obtain food, health services, housing and utilities, jobs and employment.

https://www.salvationarmy.org/

Although I don’t like this organization, they may be able to help out.

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/

I don’t like that one either, but again, they may be able to help out.

And if anyone knows of any other agencies that could help these federal employees to continue to remain in their homes with the lights on and food in the fridge, by all means, the comment section is below because I don’t think ‘bartering’ is going to do it. I don’t know if this latest development will make us aware that we need to get back to true community involvement (which means building relationships within your community) and looking out for one another or not, but that is what is truly needed because as you can plainly see, government shutdowns and the like are not going anywhere and people cannot continue to put their faith in politicians who so obviously don’t care about the plight of those they are ‘elected’ to serve. No member of congress is worried about keeping a roof over their head during this shutdown. Donald Trump is most definitely not worried about keeping the White House roof over his head since it is quite obvious, he has no known kryptonite since he could probably get away with murdering someone in broad daylight in the middle of the Washington Mall.

Finally, a new year is about to begin. Anyone feel like ‘celebrating’, other than those two women who just bought two bottles of Andre Cold Duck? To those two women, “bottoms up!”

 

No Border Wall Funding? No Problem! Federal Workers Will Work For Free While Trump’s Supporters “GoFundMe” A Border Wall! I Just Cannot Make This Shit Up!

TIJUANA, MEXICO – DECEMBER 17: The U.S.-Mexico border barrier runs to the Pacific Ocean on December 17, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. Many of the thousands of migrants who have arrived to the border city in a caravan had planned to request political asylum in the United States after traveling more than 6 weeks from Central America. U.S. border officials only process a limited number of asylum cases per day, leaving many migrants to choose between crossing illegally or possibly waiting for months in shelters in Mexico for U.S. asylum hearings. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

 

 

Why oh why can’t I click my heels three times and wake up from this nightmare?!!

Shutdown Forces TSA Agents to Work Without Pay During Busiest Travel Period of Year

TSA employees, who are part of the Department of Homeland Security, are some of about 400,000 “essential” federal workers who will work without pay until the government shutdown ends.

TSA will be fully staffed with officers, explosives experts and inspectors, TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said, according to TIME. While federal employees are typically given back pay for their work during shutdowns, there is “no guarantee” that workers will be paid, Farbstein said.

So, let me get this straight, Trump and the republicans had TWO WHOLE years to come up with a budget that would include funding for Trump’s demand for a southern border wall since he obviously has not heard that the states that border Mexico( Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California) are loaded down with tunnels underneath them that have enabled those from Central and South America to come to America. What the hell would a wall do to stop that? Nothing! And now Trump is blaming the newly elected democrats, who haven’t even been seated yet, for the government shutdown, which isn’t really a government shutdown since federal employees are working without pay and I’ve also heard that states are paying to keep federal parks up and running. For the love of !!!

And to add even more insanity into this mix, $14 million has been raised for Trump’s border wall by a GoFundMe page started by an Iraq war veteran, who should be using that money to help out his fellow vets who are fucked up mentally and physically and who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness, but instead, the money is to be given to the White House in order to help with the building of Trump’s border wall! Some days, I don’t even want to get up, much less read the news out of this insane asylum that IS AmeriKKKa! What the hell??!!!!

What a Border-Wall GoFundMe Campaign Says About America

Several crowdfunding campaigns have popped up to collect money for the wall directly from Trump supporters online, with the purported intent of passing that money to the White House or the Department of Homeland Security. The most successful one, a GoFundMe started by an Iraq War veteran with a background in Facebook accounts that trafficked in conspiracy theories, has raised more than $14 million. It aims to raise at least $1 billion.

No other country on the face of this planet has as many nutcases as Amerikkka has. Who else would do this stupid shit? Who else would sit still for this shit??!! Who would just go on into work, knowing they are not going to get paid and may never get paid for the hours they are putting in while at the same time, are very much aware that the mortgage is still due, the gas and electric need to be paid? Groceries need to be bought, insurance needs to be maintained and the kiddies are expecting a great Christmas and yet mommy and daddy are working for nothing because Donald Trump is in the White House pouting over the fact that those mean, mean democrats refuse to fund a border wall when even his republican counterparts refused to do the very same thing for the last two goddamn years and so now it’s shut down the government time???!!!!!

To ALL the countries and nations of the world, are you taking note of this insanity? Have you finally realized what you are up against? You are dealing with lunatics who should ALL be behind bars for the rest of their natural lives because there is no cure for such an advanced stage of lunacy among so many millions of people. It is contagious, as you can plainly see! All Amerikkkans have the disease of Advanced End Stage Lunacy! For why else would this crazy shit be going down?

Instead of refusing to head for jobs for which they are not getting paid and may never get paid, federal employees are showing up for work like they have not a care in the world. Instead of locking Donald Trump’s crazy ass up, the other nuts in the White House and in the halls of congress are playing games with the supreme lunatic over a useless ass border wall which, I am sure, the Indians wish it had been as simple as building a wall in order to keep this type of shit from crawling over here. Every single day, there is yet another cabinet member who has quit. Every single day, there is yet another scandal of someone close to Trump heading to court or to prison. Every single day, there is an even more serious problem or dilemma than the previous day. I have never seen the like in all my born days. And yet, not only is this lunatic still sitting in the Oval Office, he is contemplating his next term. With the shit hitting the fan after only two years inside a Trump presidency, what is going to be left to preside over in one year, much less six more??!!

There is also talk about a bear market, a recession and who the hell knows what else! No wonder India, China, Brazil, Russia and South Africa have formed the BRICS nations and are trying to get their act together and dismiss this fucked up shit over here. Amerikkkans are done for. There is not enough cognitive brain function among two adults to even realize how fucking insane and stupid these fucktards are over here!

To the rest of the world! Read this shit and weep! And then get YOUR shit together and leave this fucking shithole to sink like the damn Titanic it is! But take this shit over here seriously??? Don’t fucking ever!

LeBron James: NFL owners hold ‘slave mentality’ toward players

 

Like they’re the only ones who do!

LeBron James claims that the NBA owners hold their slaves in higher esteem than NFL owners. The claim by James is that the NBA owners have no problem with their slaves displaying a minimal amount of ‘field slave’ mentality when something happens to get their goat up as was the case when George Zimmerman gunned down unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin. James and the other Black players were allowed to go so far as to wear hoodies onto the basketball court, ostensibly in honor of what Trayvon Martin was wearing when he was murdered by Zimmerman. Wow! Talk about being allowed to show your outrage! That was quite a display of outrage and solidarity with the field slaves those NBA owners allowed their house slaves to put on. They displayed such an amazing amount of outrage, I mistook them for dead people. I was quite outdone, I was. I hope you’re good at spotting sarcasm.

In the NFL they got a bunch of old white men owning teams and they got that slave mentality,” James said. “And it’s like, ‘This is my team. You do what the f— I tell y’all to do or we get rid of y’all.”

James made the authoritative statement with star NFL running back Todd Gurley in the room, along with friend and business associate Maverick Carter, and Ice Cube. James then went on to express gratitude for the level of freedom NBA players are allowed to express themselves and voice their concerns.

“Yessum massa suh! We iz so glad you’ze gwine let us deesplaaa sum sort uh onering ov one uh hour own hue got hisself kilt by anovuh membuh uh de Klan, massa suh! It beez so kine uh u too let us due dis thang. We preciate yo kindness suh! cause dee massas o dee NFL don’t beez allowen dey slaves tu due dis!” – LeBron James

Seriously?!! Because that is basically what James was saying. How is his comment below any different from the one above it?

“I’m so appreciative in our league for our commissioner,” LeBron went on. “He doesn’t mind us having…a real feeling and to be able to express it. It doesn’t even matter if Adam agrees with what we are saying, he at least wants to hear us out. As long as we are doing it in a very educational, non-violent way, then he’s absolutely ok with it.” – LeBron James

He is REAL appreciative that his white massa allows him and the other Black players to express, in the most mild manner possible, their feelings as they pertain to racial injustice, police brutality and racism. Yes indeed, he loves the fact that his massa ALLOWS them to express themselves in a “very educational, non-violent way.” Adam, James’s massa, just demands respect of his slaves when they witness other slaves getting fucked up for no reason by other massas. As long as James continues to head onto that basketball court and do what massa pays him to do in order for massa to make money off his ass, he can, respectful like, protest for a couple of minutes PRE game, but when it’s game time, cut the bullshit because he’s cracking the whip. Like in why whitey pasty asses laud the hell out of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for his so-called ‘non-violent’ stance of peacefully protesting against a lack of Civil Rights, Jim Crow, racial profiling, police brutality, high-powered hoses, dogs, no voting privileges and the goddamn list of the like is endless.

One thing we will never, ever see and that is a holiday devoted to Malcolm X because Malcolm X was for none of that bullshit about non-violent, peaceful protesting because he knew what Dr. King knew, but Dr. King was too much of massa’s house slave to say that the only way the white man is going to sit up and take notice is if you cause the flow of money to his ass to dry up. He don’t understand shit else. That mean, mean green is all he knows because that means power and as long as he is the owner of us, he has got the power. Fuck his shit up and your ass is grass and LeBron James and every single last one of those players regardless of whether or not they play for the NBA or the NFL are well aware that there is a line they’d better not cross. Whitey pasty ass will yank that chain attached to their Black ass back in line so fast, every motherfucker’s head will be spinning. Go against massa and you’re on your own. Get some highfalutin’ ideas in your head and no more millions for you! And the next thing you know, you’re accused of sexually assaulting some piece of trashy, filthy, pasty-faced female of their species and the millions you did ‘earn’ will go to legal fees, or in other words, to yet another white massa and to her skank ass. Ask Bill Cosby who once fancied himself as head of NBC.

LeBron James cannot even blame hits upside his damn head for his stupidity and stupid he is, I don’t care how much his net worth is. If he can stand somewhere and publicly claim that his white massa is any better than the white massas that own those NFL players, then he really is dumb as fuck. And to ‘thank’ those who in his words are a “bunch of old white men,” for allowing him a bit of leeway when it comes to protesting serious shit going down is slave mentality on his part and yet he is so stupid, he can’t even see that. We are blind to our own slavery and that is a sad ass fact. Even those who are supposedly educated are still unaware they they are in fact, slaves. Nothing more, nothing less.

This just goes to show that the white man has done his job well. The slaves don’t even know they’re slaves. They look at other Black people and think they’re still under the boot of slavery when in reality, we ALL are. Nothing has changed. Just because some of us have chains that allow us to go further than others does not mean that we are free. Just because massa has allowed some of us to gain fame and fortune because of what we can do for him does not mean that we are free. Again, look at what happened to Bill Cosby. That man had enough money to enable him to think about buying NBC and where is he? Sitting his ass inside a prison cell for allegedly drugging in order to seduce what to me, looks like the most hideous monster to ever slither across this planet. And what’s more, at one point in time, he was grateful to his white massas for allowing him to obtain fame and fortune to the point where he threw us field slaves under the bus for allegedly “stealing pound cake.” He obviously thought his slave chains had been broken and he was free. Massa sure showed him! 

And so to ALL you house slaves out there, if you think that you are in a better position because massa seems to favor you, you’ve got another think coming. Because believe me, step out of line and massa will show you, quick, fast and in a goddamn hurry that your ass is just as meaningless as those of us who are considered massa’s field slaves. You’ve only got something he values more, but display a field slave mentality, rebel and attempt to fuck up massa’s ability to make more money off your ass than he does ours and you’ll find yourself just as fucked up as we are! Count on it!

 

No “Merry Christmas” For Laid-off Sears Workers, But A $25 Million Dollar Stocking Stuffer Bonus For Sears Execs Who Are Helping To Cause The Collapse Of Sears Holdings (Sears, Kmart)

Americans are pissed off and they are not taking it anymore! Why……just look at the protesting that’s taking place all across America!

Oh damn! My bad! Wrong video! Below is the correct video, I am sure!

There! The above video has just got to be the pissed off former Sears and Kmart workers who would be well within their rights to riot and protest over the loss of their jobs and the affront to their dignity by having to read that Sears Holdings executives are to receive $25 million in bonuses that were approved by a bankruptcy judge while they were given the ole heave ho without even so much as a by-your-leave!

Oh damn! I forgot to read the title of the video since I just assumed that it was the former Sears and Kmart workers who haven’t anything better to do since losing their jobs. But lo and behold, those protesters are in France protesting the austerity measures they are having to contend with thanks in part to a rich  president who looks on them in disdain for their inability to pull themselves up by their bootstraps in order to head to ‘Billionaires Row’!

Why oh why did I think that Americans would ever grow a pair and go the fuck off??!!!

When Sheila Brewer heard Sears got approval to give its executives millions in bonuses, she felt sick to her stomach.

The 47-year-old dedicated 17 years of work to Kmart and was laid off in September as Sears Holdings, which owns Kmart along with its namesake brand, prepared to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Without a job for two months, Brewer says she was emotionally and financially devastated, struggling to make ends meet.

Last Friday, when a U.S. bankruptcy court approved a plan for the company to dole out more than $25 million in bonuses to hundreds of executives and senior-level employees over the next year, the news hit Brewer hard.

“Are you for real?” Brewer says she thought. “What type of world is this? How could the judge say yes?”

The judge who approved the bonuses and who has yet to be declared insane, decided that it was the prudent thing to do seeing as how the executives who were awarded the multi-million dollar bonuses are necessary fixtures at the helm of Sears Holdings because they are doing such a fantastic job and therefore, Sears Holdings needs to hold on to them because bankruptcy is something every company desires. Every single company that opens its doors expects to close them by way of bankruptcy. Employees simply need to get with the program that companies go into business with the hope that it will go bankrupt and so will pay those who caused said bankruptcy, multi-million dollar bonuses. That is how business works and the simple rank and file workers just don’t understand this basic business principle.

Americans simply refuse to get up off their apathetic and complacent asses and get with the program that they need to go the fuck off because no company executive, no judge, no president and no congress gives a shit about them. All you sad asses do is whine about the fact that you just cannot understand why companies are rewarding those who caused a bankruptcy with millions of dollars in bonuses. What is whining and complaining going to do about the situation? Those who have been awarded those multi-million dollar bonuses don’t give a shit for your whining and complaining because they are laughing all the way to Citibank depositing their ill gotten gains while you sit somewhere, chewing on your lip, wondering what you are going to do about Christmas this year. To hell with Christmas! You’ve got much more important things to worry about than some stupid day that comes around once a year preceded by much pomp and circumstance in the form of those same corporations that don’t give a shit about you, touting deep discounts and so come and get your shopping fix. With what? Your unemployment check?

Meanwhile your patron saint of racists, Donald J. Trump, has ordered more restrictions on food stamps.

Trump directs USDA to expand work requirements on food stamps

So, to those of you who have been given the pink slip by Sears and Kmart, better hurry up and get a job quick because if you are able bodied, Trump has stated that since he has accomplished what no other before him has ever accomplished in that he has taken the unemployment rate to the lowest its ever been, then there is no excuse in the world for you to not have a job. Flip those burgers at Sonic, McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s for $7.25 an hour and then go find a cave since boxes and spots to put them are at a premium and then pick up your $10 in food stamps. And don’t whine and complain because you voted for this. This is what you wanted because if not, why then is ‘Bankrupt Don’ the president of this shithole, “The Businessman of Bankruptcies?”

Businessmen are for what? Businesses. And they don’t give a shit for those who make up the rank and file. Just ask the former workers who used to work at Trump casinos in Atlantic City. You can find them aimlessly walking the streets in search of someone, ANYONE who could possibly spare them some change.

Trump’s Taj Mahal had gone through five(5) bankruptcy proceedings; that’s FIVE! And get this, the employees who had a stake in the success of that casino lost their health benefits and their pension and so does anyone wonder why statistics state that Atlantic City, NJ has one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates? 

By the time businessmen like Trump, who are at the helm of these large corporations finish with this collapsing shithole, there won’t be enough left for an ant to tote to its hole in the ground. Meanwhile, ‘illegal’ tent cities will continue to form, typhus and hookworm will continue to be problematic, hungry people will be forming long lines at empty food banks and homeless shelters will have signs on their doors stating, “NO Vacancies!” Americans, since you’ve been cowed and neutered, just dig the goddamn hole already so that whomever’s not yet succumbed can just roll your ass on over into it!

America! The land of the stupid and the home of the afraid!