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Maybe you should drop the belligerent banter, Mr. Comprehension? When somebody asks a question to make a point, it's called a rhetorical question. See above.
originally posted by: Dragoon01
You completely miss-characterized the statement of fact that I made as some attempt to justify slavery……..just like I knew some a**hat would do.
originally posted by: Visitor2012
Here's a quote from the site with the video:
Watch Bundy explain how we need to keep things from going backwards for blacks, and how the Federal government has created a neo-slave class via entitlement dependency that is so bad it is arguably worse than plantation slavery was. It is 100% clear that Cliven Bundy is not saying that blacks should be slaves picking cotton, but that the Federal government has created conditions for them so terrible, that their current situation may actually be worse. (If you are person of low intelligence, the fact that that is his point might be too hard for you to understand.) And he’s not blaming blacks for the issues of abortions, and crime and broken families, he’s blaming the Feds. This is the exact opposite of a racist, this is an advocate for the welfare and best interests of blacks. And just as importantly, you’ll at the end of the video he gives passionate praise and defense of hispanic illegal aliens, lauding them for “better family structures than most white peoples’” Racist? Why is he praising Mexicans as better than whites, if he’s some sort of white supremacist racist?. Take a hike all you lying, character-assassinating ##%$&@
Seem pretty accurate.
Seriously people, listen to the entire video and clear the wax out of your ears or we're never going to get beyond this and the MSM will win again...
originally posted by: Visitor2012
originally posted by: ArtemisE
a reply to: Visitor2012
Did you even watch the full version.
The only difference was him saying he loves his black brothers before saying they were better off as slaves. Y'all are nucking futz!
" In the riots, I saw civil disobedience. People weren't happy because they didn't feel they had their freedom. Because they DIDNT have them. We've made progress since then and we don't want to go back. We don't want black people to go back or Mexican people to go back to that point. We can make a difference right now by taking care of our bureaucracies in a peaceful way. In government subsidized housing, the blacks I saw looked miserable, they had nothing to do, and very little opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty. The government throws their young men in prisons because in the governments eyes they didn't learn 'how to pick cotton'."
Notice how he's commenting on the governments racist treatments of minorities.
".....so I often wandered (in a sarcastic yet bewildered tone)were they better off then or now?"
Further suggesting that the government treats poor inner city minorities worse than they were treated in the days of slavery..in HIS opinion.
".....they didn't get more freedom, they got LESS, less family life, and they're unhappy. Let me tell you about illegal Mexican immigrants. I work with them and they're GOOD people. Don't tell me they don't work, don't tell me they don't pay taxes and don't tell me they don't have better family structures than most of us white people. When you see their families, they are TOGETHER, they spend their time TOGETHER and in MY opinion, they're NICE people and we NEED to have those people with us and be with us.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free" - Goethe
CNN REPORTER: Not offensive?
BULLOCK: Because Mr. Bundy is not a racist. Ever since I've been here he's treated me with nothing but hospitality. He's pretty much treated me like his own family. ###
BULLOCK: I would take a bullet for that man, if need be. I look up to him just like I do my own grandfather.
originally posted by: phinubian
Yet another example of extreme brainwashing, nothing to see here there are many others cut from this irregular cloth, I guarantee you he is the %1 so lets not take a video like this and use it as a poster child, how long did it take to find it? his views are not in the majority, I wonder how much money he actually got paid, I get it, he knows how to pick cotton.