Friday, December 15, 2017
The People, For The Most Part, Have No Problem With Each Other, It Is The Leaders Who Have The Problem
Is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict the “Middle East Conflict”?
Enough with the Victimhood: Millionaire Athletes and Their Lost Causeby Sylvia Thompson on 1 October, 2017I must admit I have never in my life purchased a ticket to a sports event. I am not a sports enthusiast. But I am an American black citizen, and I have had it up to the gills with black people who embrace victimhood. I also highly resent my being expected to do the same in order to affirm my “blackness.”Black victims these days, for the most part, are the product of decades of Black Americans being used primarily by white progressive leftists to advance an anti-American agenda.The current brouhaha surrounding the despicable behavior of NFL athletes toward the National Anthem and the American flag is a prime example of what the Left has done to my race.One must assume these players and their guilt-conflicted white coaches and owners (and victimhood-inflicted black coaches) are being manipulated by the Left, because no intelligent, thinking people would deliberately cut themselves off at the knees. Essentially, what these young misguided mostly black men are doing is ensuring the demise of their lucrative paychecks. Further, I would wager that if these teams consisted of all white athletes, none of this idiocy would be allowed. We are witnessing this travesty because the vast majority of players are black and can whine “oppression” if appropriate action is taken against them for their unconscionable behavior.The twisted reasoning that claims these protests are to highlight “injustice” and “police brutality” is a laughable crock. What they do in fact is dishonor valued symbols of this nation’s heritage and cover over truth about black crime.Black males bear the brunt of police encounters because black males commit disproportionately more crimes. Police encounters with black men are so often confrontational because so many of these men, especially the young, don’t think “compliance” applies to them. They foolishly assume they are above the law and disrespect for police officers is an act of honor.These young blacks, sadly, took much of their direction from racists Barack Obama and Eric Holder during Obama’s destructive, eight-year regime and Holder’s corruption of the Justice Department. These two men, abusing their federal powers, gave young blacks the impression they need not heed the law, because laws are somehow unjust when they are applied to black Americans. The NFL lot, and any other athletes taking a similar stance, are also influenced by Obama’s and Holder’s disdain for law and law enforcement.I am not familiar with one case where a black suspect to a crime was not proven legally to have caused the behavior against him, particularly in cases where the police officer involved was exonerated by facts. Michael Brown of “hands up, don’t shoot” infamy is one good example. Blatant lies were spread to cloud the truth about Brown’s case.Back in the day when I was growing up in the racially segregated South, the opposite prevailed in many cases. There was much injustice particularly toward black men, but not today. Today, too many blacks have been fed the notion that it is now “pay-back” time, and they can flaunt their lawlessness because some whites flaunted theirs during an earlier time in our nation’s history.Although Obama and Holder no longer wield power in this country, some of their minions continue on the pernicious path of “paying back” American whites for wrongs, real or imagined. But as the saying goes, there is a new Sheriff in town and he is not guilt-conflicted. He expects fair play under law and tolerating pay-back is not part of his agenda. Black Americans, when they break the law, can no longer claim victim status simply because they are black. Those days are over.American laws and law enforcement personnel will be respected in America, again; our traditions and values will not be impugned in America without consequences, again. Anybody unsettled about this turn of events is welcome to leave this country. I suggest all the black players try a country in Africa, and see how successful they will be at making millions playing games. They will all soon learn what oppression really means.Some self-directed, independent-thinking blacks (and there are many of us) have offered that if these millionaire protestors want to tackle some real problems, they might consider the thousands of black children killed in abortions annually (by the progressive Left), or perhaps the many, many young blacks murdered routinely on inner-city streets by other young blacks (in cities run by progressive, leftist Democrats), or the downright criminal state of education of black inner-city children, orchestrated by the progressive leftist National Education Association (NEA). The NEA’s aim is to produce unintelligent pawns to feed the cause of progressivism.I am annoyed by the expressions of “sincerity” gracing the faces of the NFL protestors—as if to convey the “hallowedness” of their cause. In actuality, they provide a picture of grown men allowing themselves to be made fools of by the progressive Left. I don’t doubt, however, that some of these men have been coerced into compliance with this lost cause, either through threats of violence or shunning (from coaches and players). Alejandro Villanueva of the Pittsburgh Steelers and former Army ranger is very likely a victim of such threats. He was publicly castigated by his leftist coach for his patriotism. The coach demanded unity behind an ignorant cause.And finally, this issue has nothing to do with First Amendment rights. President Trump’s speaking out against the clownish behavior of the athletes, on behalf of the majority of American citizens, does not mean he can or would stop any of these misguided people from making fools of themselves. To restrict them, as a government entity, would indeed be a violation of the First Amendment. But their employers, if they were to develop even a modicum of testicular fortitude, could and should fire them for doing major damage to the bottom line of the business. The rest of us non-millionaire “Joes” would certainly be pink-slipped by an employer if we dared to be so clueless about the necessity of profits and so disdainful of the sensibilities of customers.I will wait patiently for the true sports enthusiasts to vent their rage by simply boycotting the games. It will be sweet revenge to witness the slain goose cease producing its golden eggs.© Sylvia Thompson
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Chelsea Handler is a terribly unamusing liberal “comedian” who has allowed herself to become entirely consumed with visceral hate for all things related to President Donald Trump, his family and his administration.
Though she proclaims herself to be a feminist and often spouts off about the need for women to stand together to fight the “patriarchy,” she will ruthlessly attack any and all females who happen to be conservative, or God forbid, work for the president.
Case in point is the manner in which she viciously slandered White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the Dec. 1 episode of her Netflix program “Chelsea,” during which she essentially called Sanders a prostitute, according to NewsBusters.
Speaking with former Clinton administration lawyer and stalwart defender of Democrats, Lanny Davis, the conversation turned to what they believed were “alternative facts” being espoused by the White House. Davis was most likely referring to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, but Handler used the opportunity to slander Sanders.
“That harlot that they are dressing up and trolloping out every day?” Handler asked, referring to Sanders. “I mean, one day she has no makeup on at all, the next she’s got 6-foot-long eyelashes, cleavage, and summer whore lipstick all over her face. Can you believe what they’ve turned her into? A proper trollop.”
For those unfamiliar with the word “trollop,” it is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as: “a vulgar or disreputable woman; especially : one who engages in sex promiscuously or for money.”
Perhaps the “vulgar or disreputable” woman who uttered the demeaning term should take a look in the mirror, but we digress.
As most of our readers are well aware, Sanders’ father is former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. One might think he would be quite angry at his daughter being called a “whore,” and utterly destroy the person who had leveled such baseless accusations against his daughter.
However, while Huckabee was indeed upset by Handler’s remarks about his daughter, he spoke out not in anger, but out of sadness for Handler and the miserable life she no doubt leads to have left her so consumed with rage at all times.
According to Independent Journal Review, Huckabee responded to Handler’s smear of Sanders during an appearance on “Fox & Friends.”
“The things that Chelsea Handler said were vile and vulgar. I’m surprised that there were not women on the left who at least had the decency to call her out for this,” Huckabee said. “But I know you’re probably expecting me to be very angry about it, but truthfully, when I read what she said and then I watched it, I felt sorry for her.”
“I feel sad for Chelsea Handler. She seems like a very angry and bitter person,” he continued. “Look, she’s almost as old as me. So this is at a point of her life she needs to start mellowing out. And she seems to be just in a rage.”
“And the sad thing about it, she boasts about the two abortions she had at 16,” the Baptist minister said. “I think in many ways, she’s jealous of my daughter. My daughter has a husband who loves her and is wonderful to her. My daughter has three delightful children. She’s a happy, balanced person.”
“She enjoys life. She’s a pretty straight-laced person, goes to church and lives a life Chelsea Handler has never known,” Huckabee said of his daughter. “And I really think that there’s something deep inside of Chelsea Handler that says, ‘Gee, I’ve missed out on a lot. I could be raising children, but I aborted them.'”
“I know that’s harsh, but look, I’m not angry at her,” he continued. “I feel for her, I truly feel sorry for her. And I feel that she’s lashing out at a life that she just doesn’t understand and has never been able to embrace. And that’s sad.”
“So no reason to be angry at Chelsea,” Huckabee concluded. “Pray for her that she’ll find some peace, because she doesn’t have it right now. It’s pretty evident by her tone of voice that she’s an angry, bitter and frankly lonely person.”
That, good readers, is how one completely disarms and takes down an enraged opponent — with love and kindness and pity that reveals who they really are.
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