Skip to comments.Cliven Bundy Just Ruined His Cause
Posted on 04/24/2014 7:38:55 AM PDT by Rusty0604
After Bundy's overtly racist remarks, let's see how far politicians run away from him.
The New York Times has overheard Cliven Bundythe Nevada rancher who, instead of paying decades of overdue grazing fees, met the Bureau of Land management with guns and a small militiasaying this:
"I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro," he said. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project in North Las Vegas, "and in front of that government house the door was usually open and the older people and the kids and there is always at least a half a dozen people sitting on the porch they didn't have nothing to do. They didn't have nothing for their kids to do. They didn't have nothing for their young girls to do.
"And because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?" he asked. "They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I've often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn't get no more freedom. They got less freedom."
Expect every politician to back away from the issue.
"His remarks on race are offensive and I wholeheartedly disagree with him," Sen. Rand Paul said in a statement Thursday morning.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationaljournal.com ...
That he was a White man pointing out the OBVIOUS problems in modern Black culture and the government as the root cause?
I think maybe Lynnette Curtis of the LV review.
Really??? You believe an UNNAMED NY Times reporter, when the the NY Times has been nothing but a democrat mouthpiece for years instead of a News paper? You believe and UNNAMED NY Times reporter got close to this guy and was not recording????
Somehow, this just sets my BS meter off the charts.
Didn’t the NYT get slapped recently for a bunch of bogus stuff?
Doesn’t matter if it is true, or not.....
It’s already on my Facebook, and the libs are just shaking with glee.
By tonight, it will be an indisputable urban legend, and the Media won’t say ANYTHING when the Feds come for him.
Stupid thing to say, good grief!
The gutless responses from fellow FReepers confirms that the Left and Media have forever beaten us.
The Left has successfully conditioned us to ONLY say what they deem acceptable. We no longer have free speech in this nation.
I don’t blame the Left for where this country has fallen; I blame gutless conservatives who continually accept what the left deems acceptable. Sickening!
“You can disagree with Bundys observation (its not his opinion, its a fact), but it doesnt change a dot or tittle of the fact that the feds tried to take his land in a way not unlike the Brits did the Irish in the days of Oliver Cromwell in the 1650s.
Come in, take the cows, take the land, evict the family. Resisting? Fine, to jail with you.”
Right on. Ever made a racist or homophobic comment? No justice for you! All the people that came to help him? Guilty of being white supremist by association.
I question if he even said it.
But you know every liberal was hoping he’d say something like this. And who’s to say they just didn’t make it up?
And so what if it turns out he didn’t say it.....The sheeple already accept it as gospel.
I just posted the report, didn’t say I believed it.
"Negro" superseded "colored" as the most polite terminology, at a time when "black" was more offensive. This usage was accepted as normal, even by people classified as Negroes, until the later Civil Rights movement in the late 1960s. One well-known example is the identification by Martin Luther King, Jr. of his own race as 'Negro' in his famous 1963 speech I Have a Dream.
During the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, some black American leaders in the United States, notably Malcolm X, objected to the word "Negro" because they associated the word Negro with the long history of slavery, segregation, and discrimination that treated African Americans as second class citizens, or worse. (Malcolm X preferred "Black" to "Negro", but also started using the term "Afro-American" after leaving the Nation of Islam.
Since the late 1960s, various other terms have been more widespread in popular usage. These include "black", "Black African", "Afro-American" (in use from the late 1960s to 1990) and "African American" (used in the United States to refer to black Americans, peoples often referred to in the past as American Negroes).
The term "Negro" is still used in some historical contexts, such as in the name of the United Negro College Fund and the Negro league in sports.
The United States Census Bureau announced that "Negro" would be included on the 2010 United States Census, alongside "Black" and "African-American" because some older black Americans still self-identify with the term.
In physical anthropology the term is one of the three general racial classifications of humans Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid. Under this classification scheme, humans are divisible into broad sub-groups based on phenotypic characteristics such as cranial and skeletal morphology.
Cruz can pick up on this with Hispanics and say,
“You really want this for yourselves?”
So why jump on their side against him?
“The New York Times has overheard”
That’s the cue to stop reading.
NYT needs to show proof, otherwise they’re pulling stuff out of their butts as usual.
When this story first broke I seem to remember an article warning conservatives to keep a distance. This is why.
That didn’t take long.
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