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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 10:10 AM

Dems to Poor Whites: Check Your Privilege?

New York Post, 12 Aug 2019
JOE Biden made a curious statement Thursday at a campaign stop in Iowa. Making the case that Advanced Placement courses should be offered in all schools, the former veep said: “Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids.” The media pounced on what they saw as another gaffe from a gaffe machine. But did Biden make a gaffe — in the sense of an embarrassing error — or did he clumsily state what many liberals believe?

Serious people used to acknowledge that barriers to progress are socioeconomic and affect people of all races. Campaigning in 1968 on a platform of ameliorating poverty, Bobby Kennedy drew attention to the plight of Appalachia, visiting poor white families in eastern Kentucky as well as inner-city Detroit and Indian reservations in New Mexico.

In his 1984 bid for the Democratic nomination, Jesse Jackson spoke to rural white farmers in Arkansas, preaching that “we’ve got to move from a racial battleground — playing skin games — to economic common ground.”

But today’ s Democrats trip over themselves to pretend that all today’s problems are rooted in the refusal of white people — all white people — to acknowledge and reject their unearned privilege.

“I have enjoyed white privilege,” said Beto O’Rourke in March, in response to an unrelated question. His election to Congress despite an arrest record, explained O’Rourke, happened because “I am a white man. I had parents who had the cash to post bail at the time.”

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg

routinely genuflects to the principle that white supremacy is America’s core problem. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be defensive about this,” he has said, demanding that all white people confess that they “are benefitting from living in a system that creates privileges associated with systemic racism.”

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has gone a step further, offering herself as an emissary to explain the concept of white privilege to the benighted white women of America. “I can talk to those white women in the suburbs that voted for Trump and explain to them what white privilege actually is,” she said,"

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Dumper Aug 2019 OP
quad489 Aug 2019 #1
bfox74 Aug 2019 #2
AmandaCMatthews Aug 2019 #3
Lowrider1984 Aug 2019 #4
HerasHeaddress Aug 2019 #6
AmandaCMatthews Aug 2019 #7
HerasHeaddress Aug 2019 #9
Iron Condor Aug 2019 #5
AmandaCMatthews Aug 2019 #8

Response to Dumper (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:37 AM

1. ''white supremacy is Americas core problem''...WOW, can anyone show more dumbfuckery than that?????

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Response to quad489 (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:44 AM

2. And it Trump who is fanning the flames of hate? OMG!?!?!?



Unbefuckingbelievable!

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Response to Dumper (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 11:49 AM

3. Why dont all the virtue-pandering frauds give

up all their worldly goods and their homes and and other ‘assets’ that make them feel so guilty since they obviously got what they got simply by virtue of their ‘white’ mother being impregnated by a ‘white’ male and sliding out of a ‘white’ woman’s vagina? If they owe to the poor downtrodden minority masses that make them feel so ‘ashamed’ why don’t they give them all their stuff?

I grew up in the North O Pleasant View (ha!) housing projects. We were white and we were the probably the poorest in the neighborhood. When our gas was cut off because of lack of money my Mom ended up cooking us things like homemade tomatoe soup on a borrowed barbecue grill. On top of the utter humiliation of shit like that there was also the knowledge that no one else we’d ever known lived like that. Our ‘unit’ was always clean and somehow we got something to eat three times a day (most days). But the oldest never got milk (saved for the youngest) or enough to eat if there was little to be had that day. I spent my entire Jr. High experience in socks full of holes because the damn things would give me horrible blisters if Mom darned them. Little did I realize how privileged we were.

These people can kiss my tired old pink patoot. The minute these people live up to their hype is the minute I might give them credit for being more than a bunch of pathetic hypocritical attention whores trying to capitalize on other people’s hardship.



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Response to AmandaCMatthews (Reply #3)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 12:43 PM

4. Well said!

Brava!

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Response to AmandaCMatthews (Reply #3)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:57 PM

6. You don't matter to those people.

Your childhood hardships mean exactly nothing to them. All that matters is that you have white skin and are therefore a privileged person, always have been, always will be.

I'm heartily sick of all the virtue bullshit. I despise every Democrat running. What the hell are Independents supposed to do?

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Response to HerasHeaddress (Reply #6)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 06:31 PM

7. What the hell are Independents supposed to do?

Beats the shit outta me. I was having this conversation with someone else just yesterday.

Turns out neither one of us has a clue what to do.But we do know what NOT to do. That’s why we’re wandering around in the political desert waiting for a fucking miracle to happen, which is looking pretty hopeless at this point in time.

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Response to AmandaCMatthews (Reply #7)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:03 PM

9. Gotta agree with that.

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Response to Dumper (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:16 PM

5. ....

























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Response to Iron Condor (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 06:32 PM

8. Look at all that white privilege.

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