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The Coming Race War Wont Be About Race
Time Magazine ^ | 16 Aug 14 | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Posted on 08/17/2014 5:18:21 PM PDT by SkyPilot

Ferguson is not just about systemic racism—it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back

ill the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student’s thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century? More Feds Will Perform Another Autopsy on Michael Brown NBC NewsHungry Heroes: 25 Percent of Military Families Seek Food Aid NBC News'We Have Had Enough': Ferguson Rally Remembers Michael Brown NBC NewsFerguson Protesters Guard Stores From Looters Huffington PostWestboro Baptist Church's Plan To Protest Robin Williams' Funeral Thwarted By Love Huffington Post

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You probably have heard of the Kent State shootings: on May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on student protesters at Kent State University. During those 13 seconds of gunfire, four students were killed and nine were wounded, one of whom was permanently paralyzed. The shock and outcry resulted in a nationwide strike of 4 million students that closed more than 450 campuses. Five days after the shooting, 100,000 protestors gathered in Washington, D.C. And the nation’s youth was energetically mobilized to end the Vietnam War, racism, sexism, and mindless faith in the political establishment.

(Excerpt) Read more at time.com ...


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Screw the media narrative. The blacks are emboldened by Obama and Holder to rape, riot, burn, rob, and murder.
1 posted on 08/17/2014 5:18:23 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Gibsmedat


2 posted on 08/17/2014 5:20:55 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: SkyPilot
We can't expect that blacks to act white, so I guess all the whites are just going to have to act black.

We'll see how well that works out.

3 posted on 08/17/2014 5:21:07 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: NonValueAdded

LOL.


4 posted on 08/17/2014 5:21:38 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: SkyPilot

KAJ is barking up the wrong tree here.

The “poor” are helping themselves to ever increasing amounts of the working mans cash courtesy of marxist politicians.

They need to be stopped by all means necessary.

Class war is a 2-way street.


5 posted on 08/17/2014 5:21:49 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: SkyPilot

The media should be considered combatants.


6 posted on 08/17/2014 5:22:06 PM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: SkyPilot
Authored by Kareem Abdul-Jabar?!? And here I thought he was a pilot. /sarc

"what's your vector, Victor?"

7 posted on 08/17/2014 5:23:01 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: NonValueAdded

This country is on the verge of anarchy. Don’t give up your weapons.


8 posted on 08/17/2014 5:23:05 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

so, blacks hold blacks back and whites are to blame.

got it muslim convert kareem.


9 posted on 08/17/2014 5:23:19 PM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

We may get to play rioters and rednecks yet.We’ll see how that works out.


10 posted on 08/17/2014 5:23:53 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SkyPilot

11 posted on 08/17/2014 5:24:23 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: SkyPilot

B#llsh!t.


12 posted on 08/17/2014 5:24:42 PM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

If we even acted like they “say” we act, they wouldn’t be out in the streets rioting and looting. If we were as bad as they say, the riot would last 5 minutes and carting the bodies off would last a few days. Money to rebuild neighborhoods would not be forthcoming and they would rebuild with what wasn’t destroyed.
My fear is acting like they act will lead to genocide. And I don’t won’t to see us act like that.


13 posted on 08/17/2014 5:24:47 PM PDT by rustyboots
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To: SkyPilot

Animals acting like animals.


14 posted on 08/17/2014 5:25:20 PM PDT by WyCoKsRepublican
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15 posted on 08/17/2014 5:25:30 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: SkyPilot

Yeah, like, I really need a lecture from Lew Alcindor.


16 posted on 08/17/2014 5:26:14 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: junta
The media should be considered combatants.

And guess whose side they are on. (rhetorical)

17 posted on 08/17/2014 5:26:48 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: SkyPilot
Ferguson is not just about systemic racism—it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back

Feh ...

Ferguson, and other similar riots, are about the Parasite Class trying to destroy the Productive Class ... and the Protective Class failing to do its job.

Ultimately, this will lead to the Productive Class protecting itself ... and the Parasite Class will not survive the experience.

18 posted on 08/17/2014 5:26:51 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: SkyPilot
"Ferguson is not just about systemic racism—it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back"

By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

A black multi, multi millionaire explains why America is a white racist country holding the black man down.


19 posted on 08/17/2014 5:27:06 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Why democrats are like spermatozoa: Only one in a million work.)
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To: SkyPilot

What will make this all fizzle out is a store security video which will be shameful condemming evidence making it a likely open and shut case.


20 posted on 08/17/2014 5:27:36 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: SkyPilot

I grew up dirt poor. Never once did anyone in my family ever think of taking something that didn’t belong to us.

The problem is the “everyone has to be equal” crap.


21 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:01 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: SkyPilot

This will precede the regime declaring marshal law and coming for our guns.


22 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:05 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: NonValueAdded
Gibsmedat

That HAS to have come from "box-person."

23 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:11 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: All

Please see post number 20. Thank-you!


24 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:31 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: SkyPilot

So Kareem, with all the money you’ve made over the years, how much have YOU invested in the “Community”?


25 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SkyPilot
Speaking as one who was raised by a working class father and mother; who was poor while growing up, let me say this.

If one wants respect, then one must be respectful and then earn respect.

If one wants to 'get ahead in this world and not be held back', then one gets up in the morning, gets a job (regardless what it is or what it pays).

One also is on the job, rain or shine, every day, no matter how one feels.

Know this, employers don't care what one's color is as long as one does the job and earns their pay.

That is how one gets ahead and is not held back.

All of these blacks who say they are being held back wouldn't be held back if they did the above.

26 posted on 08/17/2014 5:28:58 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Vaquero

Not going to happen.


27 posted on 08/17/2014 5:29:06 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: SkyPilot

Lew,

Vietnamese that could not even speak a word of English have come to the USA and made a good life for themselves. Plenty of Asians come here and do very well. We have so many from India that come here and do well. So many Latinos come here and work hard and do well too.

For some reason, blacks, overall, haven’t succeeded. Maybe Lew can give us the excuses?


28 posted on 08/17/2014 5:29:45 PM PDT by boycott
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To: SkyPilot
The shock and outcry resulted in a nationwide strike of 4 million students that closed more than 450 campuses.

4 million little leftists played hooky? How did we survive? What did they do instead? Go home and eat their parents' groceries?

29 posted on 08/17/2014 5:29:47 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: rustyboots
Money to rebuild neighborhoods would not be forthcoming and they would rebuild with what wasn’t destroyed.

No, they would not rebuild with what wasn't destroyed. They wouldn't re-build, because they did not build in the first place. They moved in. Instead, they would sit in squalor ... or try to take their orgy of looting and burning (and worse) beyond their destroyed neighborhood.

That would end badly.

30 posted on 08/17/2014 5:29:50 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: SkyPilot

Poor Asians arrive in America and thrive.

Jamaicans will BRAG about how many jobs they have in order to pay off their homes early.

Even Poor Mexicans arrive into this country and within a generation, are business owners in mostly white neighborhoods.

Perhaps Blacks are not successful due to DNA/intelligence rather that perceived white racism or class warfare.

Africa is a mess. While whites where putting a man on the moon, Africans were STILL whizzing in their water supply.

Just sayin...


31 posted on 08/17/2014 5:31:34 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: junta

The media should be considered combatants.


They are.


32 posted on 08/17/2014 5:31:35 PM PDT by boycott
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To: SkyPilot

I guess you can honestly say this is Obama and the Democrats “Hope and Change”. Obama and the democrats failed the poor


33 posted on 08/17/2014 5:31:51 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: SkyPilot

Read the whole editorial...he ain’t stupid and at least some rational thought is present. He’s purely a lib as he made sure to slam Fox news. That said he doesn’t see that libs are the racist ones keeping blacks shackled and dependent to the government plantation and even their masters who many are black government workers ‘help’ them be successful and get all the government programs...meanwhile, libs get away with their deep caring persona.


34 posted on 08/17/2014 5:31:58 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (We the people.)
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To: Iron Munro
A black multi, multi millionaire explains why America is a white racist country holding the black man down.

Not to mention a Muzzie who hates America, the Great Satan.

35 posted on 08/17/2014 5:32:17 PM PDT by Misterioso (Obama is our first postmodern president. Philosophy is dead.)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
Jamaicans will BRAG about how many jobs they have in order to pay off their homes early.


36 posted on 08/17/2014 5:32:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SkyPilot

Is Lew issuing a threat?
What really needs to happen is the ‘have nots’ need to become the ‘do somethings’. The Fundamentals of how to create value need to be taught.


37 posted on 08/17/2014 5:34:53 PM PDT by griswold3 (I was born here in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: Vaquero

So be it.Blood will run in the street then.


38 posted on 08/17/2014 5:35:04 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SkyPilot

The author is retarded.


39 posted on 08/17/2014 5:35:29 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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amazing.. this from a hugely wealthy guy..nutt’n against him ... happy for his fortunes. he worked hard for it.

I have no money... I have no retirement.. and I’ll be damned if I blame anyone but myself for not planning ahead better..

I am so sick of all this... we are headed towards communism it seems to me... reminds me an awful lot of what happened in France in the 1790s....the “rights of man” and all that crap..

the rights of some lazy f*cking stupid fools,to get access to other peoples money.. money of those that freaking planned, saved... and worked hard, and utlimately made good choices in life.

sick to death of this sh*t...sick to death of these bleeping slugs of flesh, that spend their nights either getting high or drunk or just simply eating and watching television, and then wondering why they don’t have money.... and some other guy has money, and it’s because he worked his ass of for it.

and they feel they have a right to his money.

liberty... choices.....America.... that’s what I believe in.. not freaking skin color or class warfare.


40 posted on 08/17/2014 5:35:58 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Biggirl
What will make this all fizzle out is a store security video which will be shameful condemming evidence making it a likely open and shut case.

Not even hardly. At this point the riots and "message" have a life of their own. Brown's actions are a subtitle, at best.

If people honestly and truly want the looting and violence to stop, send out a couple of sharpshooters. One or two well-aimed hits on these thugs is all it would take to restore "peace." Of course nobody has the gonads for that.

41 posted on 08/17/2014 5:36:26 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Parmy
"The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?" "

Jeremiah 17:9

42 posted on 08/17/2014 5:36:46 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To me, he writes like he’s an angry Muslim.

He was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended Power Memorial Academy, a Catholic high school in Manhattan. In the summer of 1968, while attending UCLA, he took the Shahada twice and converted to Sunni Islam.

Here, from Wikipedia...

Abdul-Jabbar had been interested in coaching since his retirement, and given the influence he had on the league, he thought that the opportunity would present itself. However, during his playing years, Abdul-Jabbar had developed a reputation of being introverted and sullen. He did not speak to the press, leading to the impression that he disliked them.

In his biography My Life, Magic Johnson recalls instances when Abdul-Jabbar brushed him off when Magic (as a ball boy) asked for his autograph, Abdul-Jabbar froze out reporters who gave him a too enthusiastic handshake or even hugged him, and refused to stop reading the newspaper while giving an interview.

Many basketball observers, in addition to Abdul-Jabbar, believe that Kareem’s reticence, whether through disdain for the press corps or simply because of introversion, contributed to the dearth of coaching opportunities offered to Abdul-Jabbar by the NBA. In his words, he said he had a mindset he could not overcome, and proceeded through his career oblivious to the effect his reticence may have had on his coaching prospects in the future.

Abdul-Jabbar said: “I didn’t understand that I also had affected people that way and that’s what it was all about. I always saw it like they were trying to pry. I was way too suspicious and I paid a price for it.”

KAJ — seems to me, in this article, you are that same “disdain” and not just for the press corps. Seems like he still has that mindset he can’t overcome.

One of the richest persons in the world — EVER...


43 posted on 08/17/2014 5:37:31 PM PDT by detch
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some breeds of dogs are smarter than others....some breeds of birds are smarter than others...some breeds of ...ummm...just sayin.


44 posted on 08/17/2014 5:37:57 PM PDT by basalt
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What will it take to mobilize 4 million students in peaceful protest?

Restoration of the military draft.

45 posted on 08/17/2014 5:38:08 PM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: workerbee; spacejunkie2001


46 posted on 08/17/2014 5:40:24 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: VerySadAmerican

Hey, Lew- black on black crime far outweighs your white on black argument...and if you are concerned about the diminishing middle class, you need to have that discussion with your lord and savior, Obama. In the meantime, stick to co-pilot duities and don’t have the fish, otherwise Otto will take your job.


47 posted on 08/17/2014 5:40:52 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: dfwgator

You’re welcome to watch to whole thing, but at approx 4:39 is where it gets relevant.

The Racist Midget, from “In Burges”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGD9wEr9Zkc


48 posted on 08/17/2014 5:41:59 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: SkyPilot

Smile A-hole, you’re on candid camera.


49 posted on 08/17/2014 5:43:26 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SkyPilot
Load the magazines.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

50 posted on 08/17/2014 5:43:29 PM PDT by wku man ("Weenie in a Hybrid" by 10 Pound Test - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWdLDSB_6gY)
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