|Praising the Post Racial South my Donkey|
I just don't.
I just can't.
On this day jobsanger points out. the American dream is more like an American nightmare for most of the people, and Bill Quigley reminds us the real patriots aren't waiving their rights while waving their confederate, I mean, American flags, they are the ones risking lives and lively hood fighting injustice every single day.
I'm still pi$$ed off at the Alabama Democratic Majority/Party (or what ever they call themselves these days), for taking their eyes off the prize and dividing the party instead of uniting the party at a time when it was needed the most. Call me crazy, but I firmly believe this whole Mark Kennedy vs Joe Kennedy BullPoo another media enabled weapon of mass distraction to keep democrats from organizing and mobilizing. Looks like it worked.
I close this RedEye Rant with an excerpt from Essential reading for the 4th of July in the words of Frederick Douglas;
Standing, there, identified with the American bondman, making his wrongs mine, I do not hesitate to declare, with all my soul, that the character and conduct of this nation never looked blacker to me than on this 4th of July!Hate to think it, much less say it, but the conduct of this nation never looked blacker (pun intended) to me either.
This Independence Day more African Americans are dependent on the government, it might sound like a Republican talking point used to justify lower taxes, smaller government and the cutting of social programs, but it is a fact. And it stems from the unique history of black people in this country.Redeye tiptoeing away from the computer humming We Shall Overcome One day .
On a personal note, welcome back to the battlefield Leftwing Nutjob, you were missed, you are needed.