Government of the self was the original basis for republican government, reflecting the view that civil society was much more than politics. Society was made up of men and women who gave order to their lives by entering into associations on a voluntary basis, quite apart from government, for all the various reasons of fellowship, philanthropy, faith and commerce.
With Biden make gender and race the paired primary “qualifications” for being his 2020 running mate, the Lamestream Media’s charting the duskiness of potential picks is actually less bias than just following along with the Gaffemaster’s own promise.
But hey! It’s not as if Biden couldn’t use a Magic Negress to keep him grounded and under control, and a strong, wise “mammy” might just be the best choice – though the Quaker Oats Company and their parent company, PepsiCo would probably disagree.
In any event and no matter which one his handlers pick for him, Biden’s VP choice in the 2020 elections will be the perfect and most perfectly visible token of what the Democrat party is now.
At least we know Biden won’t pick Hillary as his running mate. He may be a bit crazy and more than a little senile, but he does want to survive his possible term as POTUS without “suiciding” or have “an odd accident.” 😉
As a lot of people already know, CNN’s “Legal Analyst,” Areva Martin recently accused David Webb of being a racist or, at least very much not “woke” while being interviewed on his Sirius XM radio show, â€œPatriotâ€ while discussing race, job qualifications, and applying for jobs .
Iâ€™ve chosen to cross different parts of the media world, done the work so that Iâ€™m qualified to be in each one,â€ Webb, a host on Fox Nation, told Martin in the interview. â€œI never considered my color the issue; I considered my qualifications the issue.â€
To which Martin, a civil rights attorney who co-hosts the syndicated talk show â€œFace the Truth,â€ responded: â€œWell, David, thatâ€™s a whole other long conversation about white privilege, the things that you have the privilege of doing, that people of color donâ€™t have the privilege of.â€
â€œHow do I have the privilege of white privilege?â€ Webb asked.
â€œDavid, by virtue of being a white male you have white privilege. This whole long conversation, I donâ€™t have time to get into â€” â€
â€œAreva, I hate to break it to you, but you shouldâ€™ve been better prepped,â€ Webb interrupted. â€œIâ€™m Black.â€
OK! Honestly, that’s just about as funny as things can get. Some professional race-baiting grifter – Martin’s a “Civil Rights” attorney – getting hoist on her own hate-fueled petard is hilarious and always will be so to me. Schadenfreude, it’s real.
Petards Mean Sappers
Funny or not though, Martin’s mistake highlights some of racial problems and problem causers inside America’s borders. We’ve too many like Martin who make a career out of racism and who see everything through the lens of “oppression,” and who – displaying a level hypocrisy well past the border of the absurd – make ignorance- and envy-fueled assumptions about people, e.g., assuming Mr. Webb being White because his opinion was contrary to “Being Black.”
And, of course, to people like Areva Martin and those, such as CNN, who pander to- and enable her sort, “White” equals “Bad.” “White” equals the “Oppressors,” either those seen as active so or merely those who have “benefited” from “Whiteness.”
But Webb Is White
Remember race is a social construct with little to no scientific significance outside of the modern pseudo-sciences of psychology and sociology. Therefor, Mr. Webb’s “Whiteness” or “Blackness” is also just a social construct and social constructs are determined by opinion and bias less than by a specific set of empirical facts
And yes, I make no bones about considering psychology and sociology to be pseudo-sciences. They’re both more of an art than a science and both are plagued by extreme biases.
And, as Mr. Webb is not maintaining the Black Narrative or behaving in a “Black Enough” manner, he’s essentially White. This is because the cultural gatekeepers of Blackness view that as the sin of Respectability Politics, something that they don’t willing tolerate.
Respectability politics is, at its root, the inability to look into the cold dark void of history. For if black people are â€” as I maintain â€” no part of the problem, if the problem truly is 100 percent explained by white supremacy, then we are presented with a set of unfortunate facts about our home.— Ta-Nehisi Coates “Charles Barkley and the Plague of ‘Unintelligent’ Blacks”
And yeah, the Black Enough Blacks and those that make their living off of that particular narrative have names for such people: Uncle Tom, Oreo, Sell-Out, Race Traitor, Graham Cracker, and House Nigger to name the most common ones. But they all mean White or too close in culture and thought to being White.
So, while in one sense, Marin was stupidly and ignorantly wrong, in other ways – the ways that matter to her and her people – she was right.
Liberals and Progressives are wont to gush of Obama’s analytical abilities…
Obama Analyzes America
Of course they do! Obama’s analysis of Americans is always the same and fits perfectly with the oikophobic Liberals and Progressives’ dogma. The boy doesn’t seem capable of seeing dissent as anything other than a sign of America’s “systemic racism.”
This begs the question though. Is Obama just another cynical, race-baiting grifter trading on identity politics to get his way or does the boy actually believe what he says?
It seems an important question to me. If Obama is the former, that’s one thing and a thing that can be dealt with. If, however, Obama – affluent, highly educated, and White raised – really can’t see anything except through the lens of race, that’s strong evidence to support the theory that America should not and must not ever again elect a Black to high office.
Wilmot Robertson’s The Dispossessed Majority is, to say the least, provocative reading on the subject of the state of- and collapse of America as a vital, moral, productive nation and culture. It recounts the tragedy of a great people, the Americans of European descent, who built The United States of America, and whose decline is the chief cause of America’s decline.
Part an elegy, part a galvanic recall to greatness, Robertson’s book hammers home the theme that America has changed for the worse because its founding and once dominant population group, the Majority, has been reduced to second-class status.
Please do note, however, that this is somewhat difficult reading. You’ll have to shift through some opinions that are quite flawed in my opinion, e.g., that the underlying cause of Black misbehavior is genetic and evolutionary in nature as opposed to being cultural exacerbated by some level of congenital malformation. Also, it’s couched in terms of the 1960’s and 1970’s, so some translation of the connotations of the words will be required to properly understand the author’s points.
Still, all in all it’s a worthy book and only political correctness – and the fact that Wilmot Robertson was right in saying that the Liberal-Minority consortium has turned White Americans into second-class citizens – is to blame for most not having heard of- or read it.
But hey! I’m a White man and according to the Blacktivists, their followers, and the Liberals and Progressives who enable and pander to them I’m racist just because of my race. Hence, none of the specifics matter.
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