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33. BJ, you don't even have to be all that to see right through these people
Mon Jul 20, 2015, 09:09 PM
Jul 2015

Once you accept that alot of these people telling black folks what is or should be important to us and screaming because BLM dared to demand answers from Sanders live lives every bit as insular, narrow and devoid of minority presences as anybody on the right, everything else just falls into place.

I'm from Georgia. I have seen people like this every day of my life. Including the latching on to the black folks that will happily confirm their already held biases. There ain't nothing new about any of them, though they love to pretend otherwise.

The thing is, it THRILLS me to see a diversity of black thought and opinion. I am THRILLED that Sanders has black supporters although looking at many of his white supporters, I completely understand why so many have kept that so quiet. But the thing that pisses me off to no end is that if a black person here or "out there" says something that's in line with the DU Glitterati here, they can't run to rec that shit fast enough. Even if it's not born out in polls. Even if it's the complete antithesis of everything we see in black media. They will accept THAT as the truth, but not the 6,924 other articles and perspectives from other black people that say the complete opposite.

This is why I have no interest in white person after white person after white person in GD posting some article from some black Kos diarist, some brown kid on Youtube or some black "thinker." Because this same crowd would scream to the hills or ignore it completely if someone posted something from OTHER black people that said the opposite. There is no interest in what we think. The interest only lies in how happy we are to be USED by people that couldn't give the first shit about us and make that clear every minute of every day.

Disillusioned white folks got their panties in a bunch bc giftedgirl77 Jul 2015 #1
I am DYING laughing at the Clean up on Aisle 2!! Clean up on Aisle 2!!! level of desperation Number23 Jul 2015 #5
They are all convinced it's all a bunch of HRC supporters giftedgirl77 Jul 2015 #6
the wedge issue thing has been going on for some years now JI7 Jul 2015 #8
Yeah. I saw that Soros stuff and thought I was reading a transcript of glen beck. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #16
And let me guess ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #15
This message was self-deleted by its author chervilant Jul 2015 #31
And, they score another insult to #BlackLivesMatter.. Cha Jul 2015 #27
I'm waiting for someone to post footage of Steve Urkel lovemydog Jul 2015 #12
Get out your wading boots! You are about to be bombarded with black and brown faces all touting Number23 Jul 2015 #13
Are you including in that Black and Brown bombardment ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #19
Oh yeah! Those would be the ones that getwrapped up in loving arms and rec'd like crazy on the front Number23 Jul 2015 #21
Extra-special in a Clarence Thomas/herman Cain kind of way ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #22
I wonder how many of those 180 twitterers are new to twitter and arrived in a group? MADem Jul 2015 #34
Did you call it, or what... Bobbie Jo Jul 2015 #32
BJ, you don't even have to be all that to see right through these people Number23 Jul 2015 #33
They seem shocked! JustAnotherGen Jul 2015 #2
you mean lack of minority support for certain people JI7 Jul 2015 #3
Yeah . . . JustAnotherGen Jul 2015 #4
I was just informed that it's a wedge issue & we should leave it alone. giftedgirl77 Jul 2015 #7
Lord have mercy. lovemydog Jul 2015 #9
Ironically ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #17
I know right? lovemydog Jul 2015 #10
But what do I know ... I'm just a Black man. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #18
In case anyone hasn't yet seen the videos: lovemydog Jul 2015 #11
Oh man, that dude was terrible! Lilith Rising Jul 2015 #29
some are saying they should protest obama JI7 Jul 2015 #14
Shameless!!!! They are shameless!!! I wanted to support Bernie. Our names start with B's. bravenak Jul 2015 #20
Well ... There's always O'Malley ... His name starts with ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #23
True. bravenak Jul 2015 #24
slowly I turn heaven05 Jul 2015 #30
Sorry, but the Jury I was on tonight didn't hide an ugly post to you. n/t freshwest Jul 2015 #36
It's fine. Just shows how they are. It's just sad how people are acting.nt bravenak Jul 2015 #37
What I don't get gollygee Jul 2015 #25
LOL ... 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #26
Wow, good point, gollygee.. so much hyporcrisy I can't keep up! Cha Jul 2015 #28
I was for Sanders last year. I was giddy when he entered the race. I wanted to support him. freshwest Jul 2015 #35
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