Now, You Want The Simple Life!

 

You ‘white’ folks just simply amaze me! You have got some goddamn audacity. On another blog today, I took exception to a post titled, “Radical Voluntary Simplicity” in which there was a call for folks who wanted to go back to a much simpler way of life to get together on some donated land in Australia and live simpler. And wouldn’t you know it, the ‘whites’ went for that shit, lickety-split as though ‘white’s ain’t the very reason they’re now fed up with their own way of life.

“Simpler Way is about an experiment in radical voluntary simplicity in Victoria Australia in 2016 Using donated land, volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and the UK agree to opt out of the money/corporate system and spend a year in an intentional community. The documentary is a record of their experiences.”

Now that is rich! Volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom got together because they wanted to go back to the basics. Some were simply fed up with their corporate desk jobs and all of their hoarding ways; hoarding that materialistic junk that apparently, did not make them happy.

Let’s take a minute to think about this. Now, the UK is responsible for sending ships all around the world and ‘finding’ other cultures which they made assimilate to their way of life, made those ‘uncivilized heathens’ live like them. Take America for instance, weren’t the Indians already living the simple life? But the Europeans didn’t want that. Look at America today. It is anything but living simply. And what about Australia, the Aborigines Indigenous to that region were indeed, living the simple life and along comes some of England’s criminal rejects and now, Australia has been corporatized; ‘civilized’, thus turning it into a stomp down system of capitalism which is what these people are fleeing from who now wish to live the simple life. Not to be outdone, but some folks from New Zealand moseyed on over because they too were fed up with having destroyed the simple Maori way of life, turned those people into criminals in their own homeland, denied them political representation, but is it the Maoris who flew over to Australia to participate in going back to the basics? Hell no! It is the very people who shoved the Maori’s simple lifestyle aside and instead opted for “build baby build and now I’m so damn tired of corporate this and that, I need a goddamn break!”

What’s happening is now that ‘whites’ worldwide are becoming drug addicts and are committing suicide at alarming rates so bad that the Centers For Disease Control and the World Health Organization are issuing alarms and doing studies, it is now time to go back to the basics and to live simpler because expensive shit ain’t keeping ‘white’ folks happy. The whores of Hollywood ain’t doing it because have you heard, box office sales are way down and it ain’t looking so good. So, even Kim Kartrashcan’s ass ain’t cutting it no more! ‘Whites’ are overdosing on everything that they can get their hands on and so what’s left to do? Go simple! So, head on over to Australia where the progeny of England’s convict rejects have some donated land and are now inviting ‘white’ people to go back to the basics by giving up their worldly goods and make little houses or pop a tent.

Naturally, I had to comment on that shit, “Radical Voluntary Simplicity” and without further ado, I shall post my comment here!

First of all, every single time I see a project of this type, regardless of whether or not it is across the ocean or here in America, there are no Black people or other people of color to be seen. Why is that?

Secondly, if the Europeans, which represent the majority of these people who have worked in corporate America and then had some sort of epiphany and started realizing that the very mindset that set this all in motion is just not working for them and so they abandon it for the simple way of life which is what all other cultures were doing long before the Europeans came and decided to construct a capitalistic society, why then are there no people being interviewed whose culture was destroyed in the name of so-called ‘progress’ which is what these people in this video are trying to escape? I’ll tell you why. It is because the obvious would be right out in their faces and they don’t like it! That’s why. The ‘white is right’ way ain’t working for them now and they hate to be shown up for actually thinking that all of their technology was going to make life much better for them when in reality, they are more unhealthy, unhappy and depressed. More is not better is what they’re finally figuring out because all I heard in this video is about how many of them simply gave up much of their hoarded belongings in order to free themselves to live simpler.

The Indians in America were living just like what these people are hoping to ‘get back to’. The Aborigines Indigenous to Australia were living like this before Australia was colonized by convicts shipped over from England. The Africans were living like this before the Europeans arrived and decided to ship many of them to America to turn America into what these people who are depicted here are now wishing to escape from. The Maoris were living like this in New Zealand. This is insanity! And yet, not one of those whose ancestors actually lived like these people now want to live is depicted here even though if not for the Europeans believing that their way was the RIGHT way, they would not be fed up with what they thought was the RIGHT way to live; slaving away at a desk job, polluting the environment and keeling over thanks to bad food, water and air! For the love of !!!!!
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Not one project of this type have I ever seen to include those who lived the simple life before the Europeans came and fucked shit up and yet, they are going to save the goddamn day for us all! That will be the goddamn day! They have just now figured out that they have fucked this world up not only for all other cultures and peoples but they’ve fucked it up for themselves and they ain’t liking it none too well. Well, suck it up because you own this! Your own goddamn kind fucked this entire planet up for us all and now you motherfuckers want to live simply again. Shut the fuck up because you bastards put this shit into play and now we’re all walking toxin factories thanks to your depraved asses! But now, you’re “going green and simple”. Like hell you’re going green, but you got simple down pat! You have destroyed whole cultures, decimated the land of others, enslaved people for profit, invented bombs that killed millions, but now you worthless, no account, depraved and useless motherfuckers want the simple way of life AFTER ALL economies worldwide are crashing? But yet you refuse to even depict in your ‘living simpler’ films’ any of those whose culture you decimated so that you could sit at a desk and get pissed off about it. You refuse to have those people, whose culture you thought was beneath you, in front of a camera,  to point out to you what was right in front of your face this entire time while you were busy thinking that money, big houses, fancy cars and smart TVs were the shit! Get the fuck outta here with that goddamn dumbass bullshit! Even when you know you are wrong, you refuse to have it pointed out to you and you refuse to take the blame!

…And On The Bright Side…

 

uh…wait a minute, there is no bright side. Or is there?

Drugs are killing so many people in Ohio that cold-storage trailers are being used as morgues

Rick Walters, an investigator for the Stark County coroner’s office, had just left for two death scenes: a suicide and an overdose.

From the road, he called the director of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency to ask for help. He needed more space, he explained — specifically, a cold-storage trailer to act as an overflow morgue.

As with much of the United States, Ohio is in the throes of a heroin and opioid epidemic that shows no signs of abating.

The Friday afternoon request for a cold-storage trailer highlights the epidemic ravaging the state.

So, what is causing the outrageous statistics of death by overdose? What is so wrong with Americans that they are overdosing by the thousands? It has been stated that the overwhelmingly huge numbers of ‘white’ patients who have been prescribed opioids for their physical pain has caused them to develop a habit for which they cannot obtain enough ‘legal’ prescriptions to satisfy and so therefore, they are now running to the corner drug dealer even in rural America. How many Black drug dealers are on Becky and Sarah Lane in Klan Bluff, Kentucky or in Hoity Toity City, Maine? Yeah! Slow your roll! So, blame this epidemic on the pale-skinned variety because you own it. And if you want to try the ‘white’ drug dealer for murder because Becky and Sarah overdosed to death, then start with America’s military whores and the warmongers who they work for because they sent them into Afghanistan to protect that poppy plant that when harvested is given a free plane ride right to the states and straight into the hands of Sarah, Becky, Scott and William and now, their corpses are all lying in trailers awaiting autopsies that will tell us what we already know; they died from an overdose of heroin and other drugs like benzodiazepines and don’t forget, alcohol.

Bakersfield lies in the heart of Kern County, a vast sprawl of lush cropland in California’s Central Valley. Here, accidental overdoses among white women have tripled since 1999, according to federal health data, and suicides have doubled.

The death toll has alarmed health-care workers like Eggert and given rise to a loose network of therapists, nurses, pastors and drug counselors struggling to understand a generation of women overwhelmed by modern life and undone by modern medicine.

Wow! ‘White’ women are dying because they are overwhelmed by ‘modern life and undone by modern medicine’. But what does that mean? Does it mean that ‘white’ women are dying because they have the ability to live in a ‘vast sprawl of lush cropland in California’ and so cannot deal with that ‘hood’ type of environment since it is just too horrific for words? Are ‘white’ women ACCIDENTALLY overdosing to death because ‘white’ doctors are seeing to it that their ‘white’ female patients are given enough prescription opioids to kill them? Your own ‘kind’ is wiping you out while you are somewhere wailing and moaning and gnashing your teeth and all set to blame the ‘Black’ corner drug dealer when it is not the ‘Black’ corner drug dealer that’s getting your ass hooked on opioids in the first place. But you won’t lay the blame where it belongs. It cannot be another ‘white’ person that has given you the means to your end; it has always got to be a ‘Black’ person who is to blame for your ACCIDENTAL overdose. No, it’s not because how do you think that opium that you are ACCIDENTALLY overdosing on gets into this country? And how many ‘Black’ corner drug dealers do you know who own boats and planes to ship that shit into this country? No indeed, your ‘white’ counterparts don’t get off that easily. They are why you’re able to get your hands on enough drugs to get a tag placed on your toe inside a trailer morgue, your drug epidemic is so bad.

So, you’ve got sciatic nerve pain and you cannot take the pain? You went to your ‘white’ doctor and got a prescription for that pain and now that the focus is on those bad, bad opioids, your doctor has been instructed to reduce the number of pills you get and to reduce the strength of those pills and so now, you’ve got to look around to find something else to supplement what you’ve now lost? Heroin time! And now, it’s a needle in the arm for you and OOPS! ACCIDENTAL overdose! Now, let’s blame the ‘Black boogeyman drug dealer’ AGAIN! Nope! Not this time, ya don’t. You get to blame one of your own. Again, you own this!

And next, we have this!

Drugs are killing so many people in West Virginia that the state can’t keep up with the funerals

Deaths in West Virginia have overwhelmed a state program providing burial assistance for needy families for at least the fifth year in a row, causing the program to be nearly out of money four months before the end of the fiscal year, according to the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). Funeral directors in West Virginia say the state’s drug overdose epidemic, the worst in the nation, is partly to blame.

So, is it ‘Black’ drug dealers providing ‘white’ West Virginians with the cause of their demise[heroin]? Let me see. There are 1,739,988 ‘whites’ in West Virginia making up 93% of West Virginia’s total population and there are 63,124 Black folks living in West Virginia and so are we then to believe that a mere 3% of the population of West Virginia is responsible for the epidemic of drug overdoses of mostly ‘white’ West Virginians? Methinks not! So don’t even go there. And now, who would be responsible for this besides those who take the drugs and overdose on them? Your friendly neighborhood pharmacist who is just filling the prescriptions of the doctors of these patients who overdosed? Or could it initially start with the means to which the doctors could actually write out a prescription for opioids thanks to the fact of those military whores stationed over in Afghanistan protecting those poppy fields and giving poppy plants when harvested, a free plane ride here with the blessings of your government, Americans? Uh..that would be the answer. There is much blame to go around, but the blame certainly cannot be laid squarely at the feet of the ever so put upon ‘Black bogeyman corner drug dealer’.

‘White’ folks, you’d better wake up and smell the reasons for your addictions. While your counterparts have been studying and experimenting on Black people for hundreds of years, they have neglected your ass and now the hand wringing and gnashing of teeth is all the rage because they just did not see this most horrible of all epidemics coming; that of suburban, rural and city ‘white’ America succumbing to the lure and temptation of opioid addiction. No one saw your isolation amongst ‘lush cropland in California’ and near coalmines in West Virginia and in the back hills of Kentucky. It was just taken for granted that you were just loving life seeing as how you had every reason, what with your ‘white privilege’ and all to shield you from everything but drug addiction.

Every day, there is yet another news article on the ordeal that ‘whites’ are going through thanks to opioids. What the hell??!!! Has not the ‘War on Drugs’ been waged since the 70s and so why are we now looking at, not an end to this ‘drug war’, but instead, we are looking at a ramped up and seemingly endless epidemic of drug-related suicides and ACCIDENTAL overdose deaths of ‘whites’? Why? Because the ‘War on Drugs’ was a war on Black people and now karma is a bitch, ain’t she? Thank you KARMA!

And the ‘good’ news just keeps on coming ‘on the bright side’.

The prospect of a Payless bankruptcy is just the last bad news to buffet the retail world. Stores like The Sports Authority, American Apparel, Aéropostale, Wet Seal and PacSun are among the retailers to have filed for bankruptcy protection in the last two years, with some liquidating altogether. On Tuesday, Sears Holdings (shld, +3.79%) admitted there is ‘substantial doubt’ it can stay in business.

Those great paying jobs at Payless, Sears, Kmart, Wet Seal, Abercrombie & Fitch, JC Penney, Crocs, Guess, bebe and the list is endless are going, going almost gone and of course this means more despondency and an even greater need to dull the pain and so grab some more opioids; that’ll make you feel better as it dulls the senses and lulls one into a false sense of ‘all is well’, that is, until it wears off and back to the doctor ‘white’ drug dealer, you go.

Let us not forget the ‘good’ news of Donald Trump’s promise of ‘more great paying jobs for Americans’. Well, Trump, where are they? Because it does not look as though those ‘great’ paying jobs will be in retail. And it certainly does not appear as if many of Trump’s supporters will even be around in four years to vote him back in seeing as how it doesn’t even feel good to PAYLESS. The only person who is getting paid is the pharmacist and ‘white’ drug dealer on Becky and Sarah Lane in Coal Mine, West Virginia. The only persons who are getting paid are the military whores who are stationed in Afghanistan guarding those poppy fields to make sure that opium gets safely to America. Fight the Taliban? What Taliban? There’s opium in dem dar fields, doncha know!

Everybody had enough ‘good’ news for one day ‘on the bright side’? Yeah! That’s what I thought!

And before I forget, let me just finish with this little gem!

For whites across America, deaths of despair are rising

For many white Americans without a college degree, life in America has devolved in a few short decades from one that offered ample economic opportunity into a socioeconomic dead end

That’s according to new research from Princeton economists Anne Case and Nobel Prize-winner Angus Deaton, who grabbed headlines in 2015 with their finding that the death rate for middle-aged white Americans had sharply risen. The new research adds color to their earlier findings, helping to explain what’s driving mortality rates for less educated whites beyond that of blacks and their counterparts in other developed countries. 

Spin it any way you like, but the fact of the matter is, even college-educated ‘whites’ are in despair since many of them are still waiting tables years after having earned a college degree. Many are janitors and are selling shoes in Payless Stores, while they’re still open, that is. So yes indeed, the chickens are coming home to roost and about time, I say! And if I don’t seem one bit upset about all of this, it is because I am not one bit upset about all of this! You thought your ‘white privilege’ would shield you from drug overdose suicides and from the pink slips dished up by a fucked up economy? Not anymore. Your own kind has now made it a fact that you are privileged to die with a needle in your arm thanks to their giving you the means to your own end while they blame everyone else for fucking you up. But you thought that Donald Trump was going to ride in on his white steed and save the day for you? Is it happening yet? Let me know when it does and I will be more than happy to add it to more ‘good’ news ‘on the bright side’!

First They Came For The Blacks And…..

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….and you fucking did nothing! So now, you can just shut the fuck up!

Seriously, y’all wanna go there?

All over my reader, all I see is “First they came for the Muslims and I did nothing…” Oh, so you wanna do something now? You’ve seen killing chokeholds, you’ve seen lynching, you’ve seen mass incarceration of an entire ethnic group and just recently a woman at the heart of the Emmett Till case has now stated that she fabricated her story but now that Muslims are having a hard time thanks to policies put into play by those who look like you, you now want to do something?

Woman at center of Emmett Till case tells author she fabricated testimony

It was the lynching that outraged African Americans, spurred the civil rights movement and etched the victim’s name in history: Emmett Till.

The 14-year-old Chicagoan was visiting relatives in the cotton country of the Mississippi delta on 24 August 1955 when he allegedly wolf-whistled at a white woman.

Three days later his body was found in the Tallahatchie river. Till had a bullet hole in the head, an eye gouged out and other wounds. The murderers had wrapped barbed wire around his neck and weighted him down with a cotton gin fan.

It was a ghastly crime that changed the United States but the woman at the center of it, Carolyn Bryant, long remained an enigma.

A few weeks after the murder, the then 21-year-old testified in court that Till had grabbed and verbally harassed her in a grocery store. “I was just scared to death,” she said.

The all-white jury cleared her husband Roy Bryant and his half-brother JW Milam of the crime. They later publicly admitted their guilt, saying they wanted to warn other blacks. Carolyn Bryant disappeared from public view.

Now, 62 years later, it has emerged that she fabricated her testimony about Till making physical and verbal advances.

“That part’s not true,” Bryant told Timothy Tyson, the author of a new book, The Blood of Emmet Till.

A fourteen year old child was most heinously murdered and over six decades later, the truth is finally revealed that a WHITE woman lied on a Black child that resulted in whites murdering this child in one of the most brutal of ways and now you debased creatures are sitting somewhere shouting to all and sundry about who “They first came for?” Which means your depraved ass came for Black people and everybody else and handed them their ass on a platter after having lynched them and blown their country to bits but now you’re all benevolent and empathetic when none of you are any different from the filthy, vile and loathsome worms that did this to an innocent Black child. Oh yes, I believe how merciful and full of good will you are just like I believe in GEEZUS and Santa Claus. And if there were any truth to any of your so-called ‘christian’ religion, then your damn god would have smote you into non-existence eons ago. But unfortunately for us, we still have to bear witness to the vicious shits that you really are thanks to your actions; that of continuing to attempt to push us off the face of this planet through gentrification, through mass incarceration, through a school-to-prison pipeline, through medical experimentation, through abject poverty, through racism, homelessness, income inequality and joblessness while you blame us for all our problems that you worthless beasts set in motion.

Again, a fourteen year old child was horribly murdered because of what? The color of his skin? Hell no! He was murdered because of what makes whites so goddamn ferociously racist; the fact that you’ve no heart or soul or empathy or conscience to berate you for what you do to others. You’re the walking dead. You don’t have to watch ‘The Walking Dead’ because you epitomize it. Everywhere you go, you bring that which you are; death! And yet you have the goddamn nerve to pretend that you are something you are not; merciful, kind and full of good will. Get the fuck outta here with that goddamn bullshit! You are now going to show the Muslims how outraged you are over their plight and you are going to do something about it even though you’re the very reason they have a plight!

When I read what had really happened to this child, was I surprised? Hell NO! Because anyone with two brain cells connected and working knew what happened to this child and that what was previously stated had happened was a big ass lie! But now, the whites are out marching through the streets demanding some rights. What rights are you missing? You ain’t missing a goddamn thing except a heart, a soul and a goddamn conscience; something you can never have because you are pure evil and death and you need to all just drop dead already. The sheer unmitigated gall of you having the balls to talk about when they first came for somebody like you ain’t what’s come for every goddamn body besides you motherfuckers. Somebody should come for YOUR ass! That’s what needs to happen because the world would get itself in order if we didn’t have the likes of you to deal with!

Ask me if I give a damn over how you take this post and that would be a resounding, “NO!” You know you ain’t shit! I know you ain’t shit! You ain’t never been about shit but yet there you go, just a marching through Washington, D.C. pretending to protest the likes of you. Are you fucking serious? Do you know how dumb and stupid you look protesting your own ass? I laughed when I saw you marching through the streets acting like you was really doing something when the only thing you did was show how hypocritical your ass really is that you can take to the streets and show your ‘white privilege’. Show that you can board a plane at any given time, leave home and no job because you’re a ‘stay-at-home’ mom’ that’s got nothing but time on her hands and look at you, just a protesting that you’ve got no rights. You’re the biggest goddamn jokes that’s ever lived but the sad fact is the joke is on us because you ain’t fucking funny, not at all!

So, yeah! First you came for the Blacks and since when have you stopped coming for us long enough to come for the Muslims? That’s exactly what I thought. You never stopped, you hypocritical, sanctimonious, evil spawns of where you SHOULD reside; in hell!

Orange/White Privilege

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Bigotry from a man who turned himself orange;
protests from those who know nothing but privilege.
Would that I could turn myself orange and know privilege,
I would never need another pair of walking shoes.

If love trumps hate and all things in between,
how is it that love does not trump my skin tone?
For if it did, those signs would read:
“Stop killing my Black brothers and sisters, please!”

Written by,
Shelby I. Courtland
©2017 Shelby I. Courtland

Uh…Excuse Me, But….’White’ Women…..

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….you overwhelmingly voted for Donald J. Trump and so what is the deal? Because according to an article in the New York Times, 53% of white female voters voted for Trump and now you’re protesting him? Was yesterday’s march on Washington planned as soon as Hildabeast gave her concession speech which you knew was coming since you headed inside the voting booth and marked an ‘X’ beside Donald Trump and Mike Pence on your ballot and now you are marching and planning future marches to protest what you helped to elect?Why in the world would you get buyers remorse so soon after putting Trump in office? I already knew most of you were crazy, but you’ve certainly proved that beyond a shadow of a doubt.

I saw the pictures of you marching through Washington, D.C. just a proudly showing off your pink hats and various other apparel, apparently to bring attention to your supposed femininity, but it don’t cut no ice with me. Whatever can your agenda be or do you even know? Because I cannot even hazard a guess as to what it is. You clearly made your choice on election day and now you want the world to know that you are upset, to say the least, with your choice? The world should turn its collective back on you instead of standing in solidarity with your foolishness. If you were so afraid that Donald Trump would take your rights away, then the 53% of white female voters who voted for Trump should have voted for someone else because you get what you pay for and you paved the way for Donald Trump on election day by casting your vote for him and so now that you have him, you’re still not satisfied? But then, that’s always been your problem. You’ve too much time on your hands, too much privilege along with too few brain cells functioning and so your thought processes are retarded, obviously, if you can overwhelmingly vote for a man while claiming at the same time that he is a misogynistic asshole; is disrespectful of women, hosts beauty pageants that are demeaning to women, even though you participate in them, and then turn right around and protest what you put into the oval office.

And I sincerely hope that you are not wondering why my Black ass was not standing shoulder to shoulder with the likes of you because it is a known fact that you’ve given not a damn for the plight of the Black woman in Amerikkka from slavery to this very day. As ‘whitewashed’ as history is, it is still well known what you depraved asses did to slave women. It was not their fault for being here and your husbands and sons were lusting after them and it was the slave woman who was tortured by you. And even today, you would only have us stand with you to make your numbers look good when you protest the fact that your own men still hold you in contempt and think of you as nothing more than something to get laid to produce their progeny and then they get up and search for another man’s butthole. But of course, you can’t stand the truth in that you whore yourself out to a man through marriage for those credit cards, McMansions, SUVs and fancy vacations and when you start looking like a dried up prune, he is busy divorcing your ass while you piss and moan over your plight. I’ve seen this too many times to count.

Even though I did see a few Black faces in the crowds, they were few and far between because even we have some retarded women who will follow behind the likes of you because they apparently, don’t know any better or have their own agenda. And of course, we’ve got the bi-racials who will always side with the ‘white is right’ crew; that’s a given and believe me, you are welcome to them.

“Ninety-four percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton. Sixty-eight percent of Latina women did so. But 53 percent of the white female voters in this country voted for Donald Trump.”

That’s right! You own this one, white women! Ninety-four percent of Black women voted for Hillary because Black women were sincere when they responded to the question when polled about who they would vote for while quite obviously, white women were not since you state one thing and do another. This also goes to show how untrustworthy you are. I damn sure would never turn my back on any of you. I don’t care if you’re in the South, the Midwest or the West; makes no difference because you’re all the same, out for yourselves and damn any one else. That’s how it’s always been with you and it always will be this way.

There were a multitude of responses to the question, “Why are you marching and protesting?” Let’s see what a few responses were.

“At one checkpoint, protesters wore orange jumpsuits with black hoods over their faces to represent prisoners in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay. Eleanor Goldfield, who helped organize the DisruptJ20 protest, said protesters wanted to show Trump and his “misguided, misinformed or just plain dangerous” supporters that they won’t be silent.”

Now, isn’t that telling? You were protesting the prisoners in Guantanamo while 2.3 million mostly Black men and women languish in prisons in America and you don’t have a problem with this because you were not protesting that those prisoners should be released, you were worried about those in Guantanamo. Oh, how thoughtful and considerate you are and so selective when doling out your consideration and thoughtfulness because it would seem that some of us are just not worthy of your consideration; namely Black folks.

“Trump’s election was the wake-up call that progressives needed, said Erin Edlow, 28, the membership director of the Virginia Beach Young Democrats. She was in town with her sister to demonstrate her support for the rights of immigrants and of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.”

Of course Trump’s election was a wake-up call and 53% of white women woke up and headed to the polls to elect Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. They also called on their fellow co-workers, friends, relatives and acquaintances to do likewise and then turned right around and requested their presence at the march on Washington. And Erin Edlow here, stated in no uncertain terms that she was marching for immigrants and for the LGBT crowd but never a mention for those who have been on the receiving end of endless racism, bigotry, prejudice, Jim Crow; the whole nine yards. Why am I not surprised? Hell no! I would never stand with any of you! Not for a nanosecond!

“Although the marchers were mostly female and white, men and people of color also joined the throngs.”
See what I mean? We’ve got a few people of color who were dropped on their head, but by and large, white females along with their male counterparts elected Donald J. Trump. Now why oh why are you so upset over your own choice? And I have stated this before and it would seem that I must state it again. Why be afraid of Trump? He is just like you! Wouldn’t you think that Black people should be the ones marching through the streets, en masse? But you don’t see this and you know why? It is because we are used to Trump since we have to deal with YOU every day and not just for four years or even eight years, but every single damn day and you are worse than Trump! Now, you deal with you! And so get somewhere and sit the hell down because you’re only looking foolish parading around as if you didn’t vote into power the very thing you’re pretending to protest against. Give it a rest! Those of us who have not been dropped on our head, know the deal! When you look in your mirror, Trump is staring right back at you!

Gentrification!

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Across the street from the closed-down and shuttered shops, is the face of gentrification. Close the shops that catered to Black people so that those 'whites' who take up residence in these 'upscale apartments' don't have to see what they don't want to see. Fuck this shit!

Across the street from the closed-down and shuttered shops, is the face of gentrification. Close the shops that catered to Black people so that those ‘whites’ who take up residence in these ‘upscale apartments’ don’t have to see what they don’t want to see.
Fuck this shit!

 

Once teeming with life,
now emptied and shuttered,
waiting on the new tenants
upscale, not down on their luck
from those luxury condos, across the street.
Vacant, I sit with gates closed,
closed to those who were not afraid
to walk through my doors before
the drums of gentrification beat
down on my steel bars
as they sigh and give way
to the pressure of urban renewal.
Where are the people,
the real people?
They have all been moved
across the bridge; out of sight,
those considered, an urban blight!
“Don’t come this way again!”
The new urban dwellers
have no need for discounts
or rotgut liquor and cheap wine.
For them, it is cloth-covered tables
and the choicest meats on which to dine.
They didn’t put this city on the map,
nor will they love her the way my people did.
She is just a trend for them,
these new urbanites;
rich, spoiled whites.
They soil this city
with their bulldozers;
gutting her like she’s a fish.
Assaulting her with their
trendy, upscale shops
and parks for their dogs to play in.
No room for my people
and they want it that way;
these rich, spoiled whites
who were yesterday’s suburbanites.

Written by,
Shelby I. Courtland
©2016 Shelby I. Courtland

As I stroll around Baltimore, I take note of a city under siege. She is under siege thanks to gentrification. This city, like Washington, D.C. had a majority Black population. Washington, D.C. is no longer called, “Chocolate City” because of gentrification and these white shits here are planning the same for Baltimore.

When I left Baltimore years ago, Lexington Street and surrounding streets were teeming with shops; shops that catered to Black people. Fast forward a few years and those stores were made to close down because whites decided that Baltimore was the place to live and to do so, Black people had to go. There could be no ‘co-existing’. HealthCare For The Homeless was moved from the area as well as other agencies that catered to those who were ‘down-on-their-luck’. Black people made Baltimore and now ‘whites’ are trying to run Black people out of Baltimore. Well, I am making it known, here and now, that I am going to do whatever it takes to make sure that Baltimore does not go the route of Washington, D.C. and ‘white’ motherfuckers, you are going to find  out that the Black people in Baltimore are not going to give up so easily. I am on the streets, daily and just so you know, it is on, motherfuckers! I don’t know what the fuck was wrong with those Black people over in Washington, D.C., but you are going to find out that here in Baltimore, we ain’t some weak punk ass bitches. If you don’t know, now you know! Fuck you motherfuckers! Because I am ‘Blackifiying’ YOUR neighborhoods! Yeah! Me and my homeys are in your neighborhoods! All up in your fucking grill! That’s right! We are walking through your ‘gentrified’ shit every single day! So fucking get used to it! Now, where the fuck you gone move???!! Head the fuck on over to D.C., you see-through skinned rejects from hell!

Now Repeat After Me! “Black Lives Matter!” Once Again, “Black Lives Matter!” Now, Get Real!

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Black lives matter!
Keep telling yourself that lie
and that it’s just a matter of time
 before you get your piece of the pie.

Black lives matter!
 Blacks are why the morgues are full.
 and why the jails are overcrowded.
That Black lives matter shit is bull!

Black lives matter!
It’s why you’re holding up a sign
because Freddie Gray is dead.
They broke that Black man’s spine.

Black lives matter!
This is what you must make known.
You want them to understand
that you can’t help your Black skin tone.

Black lives matter!
But how can you be so sure?
 It would seem that Black must be a disease.
And that death is the only cure.

 

Written by,

Shelby I. Courtland

©2015 Shelby I. Courtland

 

Yes indeed, Black lives matter!

Over 2.3 million men in America are in prison — about half for drug crimes. Seventy percent of all men imprisoned are black or Hispanic. Thirty years ago, before the “War on Drugs” was implemented, there were only 300,000 people in the American prison system.

Yes indeed, Black lives matter!

Homelessness has become an especially serious problem in the African-American community, with Blacks making up half of the nation’s homeless community, according to a report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, African-Americans disproportionately represent 47 percent of homeless people, although they make up only 12 percent of the general population.

Yes indeed, Black lives matter!

You really can get pulled over for driving while black, federal statistics show

A black driver is about 31 percent more likely to be pulled over than a white driver, or about 23 percent more likely than a Hispanic driver. “Driving while black” is, indeed, a measurable phenomenon.

Yes indeed, Black lives matter!

The ACLU is committed to challenging the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse, or neglect, and would benefit from additional educational and counseling services. Instead, they are isolated, punished, and pushed out.

“Zero-tolerance” policies criminalize minor infractions of school rules, while cops in schools lead to students being criminalized for behavior that should be handled inside the school. Students of color are especially vulnerable to push-out trends and the discriminatory application of discipline.

So, as you can clearly see, Black lives matter! BLACK LIVES MATTER, keep up the good work, #Blacklivesmatter! Because whatever you’re doing, it is crystal clear that it IS working! Hell! Where do I sign up????!!!!!

Now, here is another reason to join #BLACKLIVESMATTER!

Minn. cop fatally shoots black man during traffic stop, aftermath broadcast on Facebook

A Minnesota traffic stop turned deadly Wednesday evening when a police officer opened fire on a black driver and killed him — less than 48 hours after another fatal police shooting in Louisiana.

Philando Castile, 32, died at a Minneapolis hospital.

Word is that he died because of a broken taillight, but the reality is he died because BLACKLIVESMATTER at the morgue! Just ask the coroner in every shitty ass city in this shithole!

Philando Castile is dead, not because his vehicle’s taillight was out, Philando Castile is dead because he was “driving while Black” and that is against the law as is every goddamn thing a Black person does in bloody ass racist AmeriKKKa!

Once AGAIN!, for the motherfuckers that are slow or otherwise, dumb as all hell, Black folks would not be in AmeriKKKa if your ancestors hadn’t been some lazy ass motherfuckers who had NO goddamn work ethic whatsoever who produced the very same in you because if you were any different from your slave owning ancestors, would we continue to see this shit play out? Yeah! Look in the mirror and answer that question! I dare you!

And just how many of us Black folks were out looking at fireworks on the 4th of July? Raise your hands. My hand is raised because that is exactly what the fuck I was doing. Was I standing in the middle of the street with my lame ass, dusty ass, fifty year old protest sign just getting arrested and some mo shit for blocking traffic every single damn time bail is posted? Fuck no! I was too busy enjoying the fireworks and when I’m not enjoying the fireworks, I’m out pumping gas into my car and aiding and abetting oil wars in the Middle East. I am sitting up in a movie theater watching “Independence Day Part 62” and some more shit! I am out there doing my part to make sure that I am part of the problem, not part of the solution.

I refuse to get up off my ass and fuck shit up! I refuse to even attempt to make a difference in the lives of those who look like me that’s getting planted, daily! I refuse to do anything but pen some goddamn kindergarten poetry and then I get up and out the door to pursue my pleasure, I go.  I am out shopping for clothes for road trips and shit! I am cussing and carrying on when someone parks their vehicle too close to mine but do I cuss and carry on out in the middle of the street over KKKop killings of those who look like me? Fuck no! I am apathetic and complacent over THAT shit! What’s that got to do with me? I ain’t been pulled over. Not yet! But I sure as hell expect someone to moan and wring their hands and gnash their teeth when I get pulled over and shot for having a broken taillight, but quite actually, I would have gotten pulled over for “driving while Black!”

Goddamn it! Ain’t we just having fun? Poor, poor Alton Sterling, he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. And poor, poor Philando Castile, same goes for him; wrong place, wrong time. And Freddie Gray? Same thing! Sandra Bland? Yep! Tamir Rice? Indeed! We had ALL better hope that we ain’t never at the wrong place at the wrong time, ’cause the party WILL be over! No fireworks, no movies, no shopping, no  champagne brunches; none of that shit! Yeah! Life is good, ’til it ain’t! 

I Am Not Privileged To Be White!

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I am not privileged to be white.
Nor can I claim my own heritage
since I was stolen by the privileged
and forced into a life of bondage.

There is no escape for me
though I struggle to be free.
My only release from slavery
is a grave so cold and lonely.

How would I have lived my life
had I not been a slave?
I’ll take with me that question
down into my lonely grave.

The plantations of the privileged
are awash in my blood and tears,
I can feel the lash of the whip
and smell the stench of the overseers.

They’ll break me any day now,
it’s just a matter of time
before I won’t know my name
“Oh Lawd, what is my crime?

My children, as well, are slaves;
each and every one.
They have nowhere to go.
There is no place to run.

These privileged landed whites
Call us ‘nigger’ while raping us too.
But if to them we are not human
 why would they rape what’s in their zoo?

Written by,
Shelby I. Courtland
©2016 Shelby I. Courtland

Police: Bristol woman’s death due to blood clot

Does the headline sound familiar? It should!

Hospital: Mom booted from ER who died in jail was treated appropriately

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Officials at a St. Louis hospital on Thursday defended their actions in the case of a homeless woman who sought treatment for a sprained ankle and died in police custody after being arrested for refusing to leave the emergency room.

Anna Brown

An autopsy determined that Anna Brown’s death in a jail cell in September was caused by blood clots that formed in her legs and migrated to her lungs, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Move over Black-skinned Anna Brown. Meet another Black-skinned woman that was put out of the hospital even though she knew that something was wrong with her. Like you, the hospital called the police to escort her out of their exalted doors and there she promptly collapsed while in handcuffs and had to be taken back inside the hospital, only to die from a blood clot in her lungs. She couldn’t breathe and she told those worthless see-through skinned shits that had taken a hypocritical oath to do no harm unless it is to Black people, that she could NOT breathe. And would you believe it, Anna Brown, she is just as dead as you are. And you had also let it be known that you felt that you needed the attentions of hospital personnel and likewise, you found yourself handcuffed and escorted to jail where you promptly collapsed and died from a blood clot that traveled from your leg to your lungs.

Now, meet Barbara Dawson who had this same foul ass shit play out on her!

Barbara Dawson

So, Black folks! Are you getting the message? You are fucking NOT human(not even three-fifths) and therefore the Hippocratic Oath that medical students take does not apply to you!

The Hippocratic Oath is one of the oldest binding documents in history. Written in antiquity, its principles are held sacred by doctors to this day: treat the sick to the best of one’s ability, preserve patient privacy, teach the secrets of medicine to the next generation, and so on. “The Oath of Hippocrates,” holds the American Medical Association’s Code of Medical Ethics (1996 edition), “has remained in Western civilization as an expression of ideal conduct for the physician.” Today, most graduating medical-school students swear to some form of the oath, usually a modernized version.

The ‘Hippocratic Oath’ will only be put to use when lily white asses are admitted to the hospital. It is sort of like that new disease called, “affluenza” that only applies to little white shits that kill people with their cars because they are just too rich, isolated and confused. You see they are isolated because their parents are too busy playing golf and drinking at the local country club to be bothered over what their depraved offspring is up to.

It was a case that captivated the nation, prompting a discussion about wealth and power: A white teenager from a well-off family killed four people in a Texas suburb in June 2013 while driving drunk. At trial, a judge gave the teenager probation after a witness testified that he had suffered from too much privilege — an affliction the witness called “affluenza.”

But let us not forget that Black people cannot suffer from this affliction as noted here!

Oregon woman to face murder in Las Vegas Strip crash

Lakeisha N Holloway

You see, Lakeshia N. Holloway was homeless and therefore, did not suffer from ‘affluenza’ like this little white shit that mowed down and killed four people. Let’s look at the face of ‘AFFLUENZA’ next!

Ethan Couch

Now, remember, he killed FOUR people with HIS vehicle in a Texas suburb and was given probation and a little bit of counseling. But get this! Texas is now looking for him.

This month, the case came roaring back after the authorities announced that the teenager, Ethan Couch, 18, had disappeared with his mother before a hearing that could have transferred his case to adult court, possibly resulting in prison time.      

What? He didn’t even have a tracking device attached to his ankle so that the Texas authorities would at least know what this little rich white shit was up to? I mean, they knew he was rich and so therefore, was a flight risk. Oh never mind! He is lily white-assed and so there you go! He is a natural born honest motherfucker. Just you ask all of the other natural born see-through skinned honest motherfuckers!

Has everyone been playing close attention to the ties that bind these stories? Are you getting the ‘picture’ here? Do I need to spell it out even further for you? I am going to ‘assume’ that my readers have more than two brain cells connected and working and so you get the connection. You get the point I am trying to make. 

How many lily white-skinned motherfuckers are pictured here that were turned away from hospitals that house so many white-coated ‘pale’ skinned doctors that have taken the ‘Hypocritical Oath’? How many lily white-skinned motherfuckers are depicted here that were taken away in handcuffs and died in police custody either outside the doors of a hospital or inside a jail cell? How many lily white-skinned motherfuckers died from the natural causes of receiving NO medical treatment for obvious signs of illness? These two Black women knew that they were ill, tried to seek help from the very facilities where help is supposed to be available and what did they get for their efforts? They got dead! From natural goddamn causes and one was 29, that’s TWENTY-NINE years old and dead from natural causes of receiving no hypocritical care for a blood clot that traveled from her legs to her lungs! And according to the lily white assed shits that tricked instead of treated Barbara Dawson, she also died from the natural causes of a failure to be treated for the blood clot in her lungs; a failure to be treated by the lily white-assed hypocritical oath takers that swore all up and down to “DO NO HARM!”(but only if you’re lily white-assed). So Black women, when you feel ill and it turns out to be a blood clot that traveled to your lungs, AFTER you had been turned away from the hospital, if you die, it is from natural causes. No lily white-assed motherfucker is responsible because only the HYPOCRITICAL OATH applies to you!

And for those of you who are Black and homeless and fed the fuck up because your child is also homeless and you have been turned away from every parking lot in Las Vegas and you cannot find the homeless tunnels in Las Vegas to live in and you drive your car into a crowd on the sidewalk and someone dies, you will be charged with murder unlike the rich lily white shits that have that most horrible of all illnesses called ‘AFFLUENZA’. I sure as hell wish that I was an attorney because Lakeisha Holloway would have an attorney and I would argue, ‘POVERTENZA’ AKA ‘HOMELESSTENZA’! I would demand that she be given a pat on the back for that shit, some sessions on a therapeutic couch and she’ll be good as new!

If I have made anything clear here, it is the fact that racism, white privilege and AmeriKKKan hypocrisy will NEVER end! Black folks, put down those lame ass protest signs, surrender to the enemy and march inside a jail cell and shut the goddamn door. For those of you who are feeling ill, march inside a morgue; you’ll end up there anyway!

And as always, at this time of year, Merry Goddamn Christmas and Happy Motherfucking New Year! Now, celebrate this  fucked up bullshit!                                                                               

Because Your Ass Is White!

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Standing on the corner,
I’ve got these drugs for sale.
I turn a teacher into a ho
and I send her straight to hell.

Don’t put the blame on me.
I’m just a businessman.
I’m trying to make a living
the only way I can.

You don’t hate the motherfuckers
that sell you alcohol.
It’s all the same thing
but I’m the one who takes the fall.

My time on this here corner
maybe short, but it ain’t sweet.
I got the cops all on my ass
 until I’m just a piece of meat.

I must represent my gang
so don’t cross onto my turf.
Respect the line that’s drawn.
I’m just another serf.

The white man says to me,
“nigga, keep your nose clean!”
as he steals my crack and money
and kicks me in my spleen.

I ain’t got a fancy office
like the thugs on Wall Street.
But I got to live somehow.
Everybody needs to eat.

So, I shot a motherfucker.
And a child got in the way.
I didn’t set this shit in motion.
You know who called the play.

I’m on the evening news
I took a bullet to the head.
I’m just a motherfucker
lying in the morgue, dead.

The shit won’t stop with me.
That just ain’t how it works.
They gone keep those drugs coming
because of all the perks.

How you think I got the drugs?
Did you ever wonder why
I can get a gun and drugs
and make your ass so high?

I was low on the totem pole
and I always knew the score.
Get your head from out your ass.
You know why I was poor!

I was born to be a loser;
to end up dead or in the pen.
You know the goddamn truth.
I was never meant to win.

Blame me for the corruption
that comes down from the top.
You know who calls the shots
and who protects a dirty cop.

But it’s convenient to blame me
for the violence in the hood.
And ignore the burning cross
or the Aryan Brotherhood.

You can turn and look away
from what it’s all about
because in your little white bread world,
you’ll get yours without a doubt.

There ain’t no hungry bellies,
nor are there crack hos on the prowl.
You’ve got the sweetest little setup
while the rest of us live foul.

You sit nicely in the pew
on a fine Sunday morning.
You smile and pay your tithes.
You’ve got no reason to be mourning.

Your brother, he ain’t dead
from a drive by in the night.
You don’t live that kind of life
because your ass is white!

Written by,
Shelby I. Courtland
©2015 Shelby I. Courtland

And don’t even bother pardoning my language or my grammatical errors. I keep it real! Deal with it! We have to!