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Ignorance in America *A Must See*

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posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 01:51 PM

Originally posted by mateandbucky06
I hate to say this but sometimes I am ashamed of white people.

NO. Wait right there. Now you're exhibiting the same kind of behavior as the people in the video.

This kind of racism IS NOT limited to white people. Call it what you will - it's a plague; it's a sickness; it's a disease; it's a crippled way of thinking; it's a pall upon the ignorant.

But it is NOT only white people that exhibit this behavior. You're seeing ONE example in this thread that happens to be a community of white people.

If you're going to be ashamed of anything, be ashamed that HUMANITY, not WHITE PEOPLE, is capable of this type of segregational hatred towards one another. But the minute you start singling out a race of people, you've just become a racist yourself. It's a dangerous trap. Be careful!

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 01:55 PM
Wow, is this really the first time you guys have seen red necks in America? Everyone acts suprised. These people exist and there are alot of them, young and old. The old timers are the worst, especially the really old. The mind deteriorates as you get older and if you are not that smart to begin it can be real bad. As the video shows.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:00 PM
The probability of an assassination attempt on Obama if he were elected is not so unrealistic.

He has the same sense of candor, dignity and leadership that characterized both Kennedys. What is potentially more dangerous is the political powers in Washington seem to be more afraid of Obama than are the average illiterate, uneducated Ohio citizens that we can see in the above video.

[edit on 16-10-2008 by cognoscente]

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:09 PM

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:19 PM
Well of course there is racism and ignorance on both sides. However, lets not state this too nonchalantly, because the McCain campaign has vigorously sought to stir this stuff up for political advantage. That is THE POINT of this discussion in my opinion.

Though I am a old line fiscal conservative and disagree with many of the dems positions, I am voting for them because I perceive character - which I don't perceive at all in the McCain Palin ticket. McCain can't even look at Obama without Fu**ing his face up, and Palin can't utter a word that she is not trying to stir something up (or utters something totally incomprehensible). No, 8 years of this neocon shi**t is enough! I am voting for the lesser of the evils here.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:30 PM
I am sure most of you are oblivious to it, but bias and ignorance exists on BOTH sides of the aisle.

I am getting pretty tired of seeing only one side of the story.
The people in the vid.. we'll I certainly wouldn't defend them, but they are just.. ignorant.

The same can be said for a lot of Obama supporters but you won't see AJ or the MSM do any interviews with them. Ask the average Obama supporter to ban Hydrogen hydroxide (water) because its carcinogenic and they'll be clamoring to sign your petition.

so whats worse, an ignorant conservative who thinks like a racist but doesn't do anything or an ignorant liberal activist who does?

coin flip.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:32 PM

Originally posted by cognoscente

He has the same sense of candor, dignity and leadership that characterized both Kennedys.

[edit on 16-10-2008 by cognoscente]

so did Ronald Wilson Reagan.
(oh yea.. he got shot too)

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:37 PM
Al Jazeera's purpose is to portray the Republican supporters as ignorant rednecks, and they did a commendable job with this 'report'...I could go into liberal cities and ask people why they're voting for Obama and I'm sure I would get ridiculous arguments just as well. The real reason people do not like Obama is because of his socialist agenda.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:37 PM
reply to post by AnAbsoluteCreation

wow.. are we REALLY to this level of insanity that we are now posting our personal emails with our family in public calling them out? ON WHAT?

You are sickened by ignorance and hate, and by what you posted, you are sickened by yourself.

Get a grip people. We are ripping each other apart.. even our own family. Turn off the news because your suspicions are out of control. You are speaking and condemning out of fear, not out of hate. Think for yourself and when you REALLY accomplish this very difficult feat, you will UNDERSTAND enough to realize, this society is has become the disease.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:42 PM
Well, in response to a few political statements on here...

I am a business owner, with two black employees. One is the manager, whom the other black employee calls HNIC (head 'n-word' in charge). Funny, but they have taught me how to be racist lol!

They both share the same view on Obama. "A Brother" coming up. I wish they could see that Obama is not a "brother". He is just a man, that went to the best schools, is rich beyond rich, and he is a politician, which translates to "Paid Talking Head", just like all politicians.

But, here is the hard reality. If Obama gets in office, and trys to "redistribute" the wealth as he has stated, I will have to fire employees. Once upon a time small business was supported in America. Today, it is getting harder and harder to stay alive.

So, I don't care who you vote for, but realize this. If taxes for small businesses go up, people will lose jobs. If Obama wants to give hand outs to those who don't get off their butts and work, where will that money come from? I'll tell you, it will come from people that DO work, and it will come out of their checks.

It really doesn't worry me that much, because I can just layoff people as needed and do the work myself. But I do feel for people that will loase their jobs. We need to support SMALL business in America, vs. giving Corporate Giants an unlimited supply of perks. Look around you. How many people do you know that work for a small business, vs. a large corporation? Then, ask how many people you know right now that have been laid off by a large corporation. You should see that the people that work for small businesses, on the whole, tend to still have a job right?

Think about that for awhile.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:47 PM
reply to post by Mr Headshot
Oh,Palin and the rest of them are full of something but it's not the holy spirit.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 02:51 PM
I am terribly sorry if somebody else has said this.

Fear + Ignorance = Hate

I see this equation playing out in the video. And it pisses me off to think that my own mother could be on their spewing anti-muslim bullcrap.

If you dont look at this video and think that is a little rediculous there is something seriously wrong with you. This goes passed Obama or McCain guys. This is humanity. before i go further i will put it out there. i am a hesitant Obama supporter that will probably not vote.

Though i dont care what side i am on in the election i am on the human side before everything else. It really scares me to think that the first thing some people think after watching that is about how to defend mccain. its not about that. i would not defend the actions of a bunch of black panthers being taped saying they dont like mccain cuz hes a christian or because he is white. that is awful.

Prejudice is bad. Period. Stop acting like a bunch of soccer hooligans and look at the real issue. Things are going to get heated but look inside yourself and think if you would defend that if it was at a nascar race, air show, basketball game or just an assembly of generally peaceful people spreading their hate. I would hope the answer would be "no".

sorry for any spelling or grammatical errors that make it hard to read.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 03:00 PM
reply to post by knows_but_doesnt

In Chris Rock's last HBO special he made a really good point. He talked about living in Alpine, NJ which is an exclusive and extremely wealthy town. He commented that there were only 4 other black people in the town besides himself, and those people were Mary J. Blige, Eddie Murphy, Jay-Z...and one other huge celebrity I can't remember. Then he went on to say that his next door neighbor was a white guy..and made his fortunes being a dentist. His point was that for a black person to amass the same amount of wealth as a white person, they usually have to do it through being amazingly talented...sports, entertainment, music, etc. But a white person just has to be a really good dentist...and can make equal amounts of money. This struck me as extremely true in today's world. Sure, everything's equal but that doesn't mean you have a really good chance if you're black (or Asian or Indian or whatever) to become CEO of any companies or make millions doing what plenty of white people do. So just because Obama is rich, doesn't make it unreasonable for your employees or other black supporters of him to see him as a "brother" moving up. He couldn't have even got CLOSE without buttloads of money and a fantastic education. The sad truth of America is that if you're not white, you need to have some serious advantages to get to the same point a white person could easily.

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 03:23 PM
these people aren't twisted they're just blind by ignorance because of the propaganda they've been fed?.

We shouldn't hate these people theres already way too much hate in the world, lets not add to it.

good post op

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 03:39 PM
That is disgusting. Basically an entire town that is racist and ignorant. How does that even come about? There is no way it is coincidence, these people must have been brain washed.... (maybe not brain washed but it must have been drilled into them from a young age)

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 03:49 PM
reply to post by LiquidMirage

I would be just as interested in Obama Bidden idiots can you post some ? You say they're out there,but you didn't post them ? I've been looking but I haven't found them on this level I have spoken to pretty ignorant dems personally but I haven't found a youtube video of them that parallels this

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 03:56 PM
reply to post by AnAbsoluteCreation

Geez I didn't expect that... but then again ignorance is bliss apparently because all these people seem to be complete bafoons. If Obama isn't elected and this is the major reason I may become racist against white people and I'm whiter then a full moon. I may have to dye my skin if michael did it I can too!

And yes if there is a video of any Obama supporters saying they're not voting for McCain because he's white I'd love to see it, cause frankly I watch a whole lotta CNN (pro DEM) and I've never seen anything like that.

Also hopefully the thought from the other 50% of americans that McCain is too Old and that he will probably die within his first 4 years will off set these racist bigots.

[edit on 16-10-2008 by Lokey13]

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 04:05 PM

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 04:14 PM
reply to post by AnAbsoluteCreation

McCain has created a monster! Have you guys seen all those old movies where the moster trashes the lab and escapes!!
This is what is happening. McCain has unleashed a monster that is running this country side and trashing the place!

When you teach a monster that fire is bad, its hard to teach it that fire can also be used for you know like cooking, and to keep you warm at night.


The Daily show made a great skit about this whole mess.
And its shameful, how some of these people are acting.

Whats going to happen when he wins? Man, this worries me.

[edit on 16-10-2008 by zysin5]

posted on Oct, 16 2008 @ 04:15 PM
reply to post by zombiebbq

Not saying it isn't true.... but I have NEVER heard a black person say he/she wanted to be a dentist. Or, a doctor, or an architect, or an engineer, or a lawyer, or a plumber, or a anything else that there is a "shortage" of.

MOST of them WANT to be "professional" rappers, football stars, basketball stars or pimps. But the majority of the ones I know personally are very content being unlicensed pharmicists, and they have no shame in it.

What do the successful (regardless of means) ones DO with their money???

They invest in bling bling. Lot's of bling bling.

Not an education. Not a dentist practice.

You ever see the ones with "grills"? The ones whose teeth are covered in diamonds and gold? Do you think that money would be better spent on sending a young black child through dentist school?

I'm sick of hearing how hard it is for black people to get ahead.

It ain't because your black.

It's because you are POOR!

The white man isn't holding you down. The RICH man is holding you down.
It just so happens that in the USA, most RICH men are white.

But blacks hold ALL whites responsible. And that is where a great deal of the white resentment comes from. Poor whites are in the same boat, only there is no crutch for the whites. No special programs for whites. No race card to pull for the whites.

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