Obama Strikes Out

Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, July 22, 2013

The only question about President Obama’s surprise Trayvon Martin expostulation on Friday is whether it was the worst speech he’s ever given or simply the worst race-related speech. Obama has now put the presidential imprimatur on the crudest kind of racial victimology, in the process diminishing his office and undermining his own record of occasionally speaking the truth about inner-city dysfunction.

Obama begins with a perfunctory nod toward respecting the jury’s not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. {snip} Obama then launches into a lesson, presumably for the edification of clueless whites, about the “context” of the trial and “how [black] people have responded to it and how people are feeling.” According to Obama, there is nary a law-abiding black man today who has not been the object of fear and suspicion as he goes about his business:

There are very few African-American men in this country who haven’t had the experience of being followed when they were shopping in a department store. That includes me.

And there are very few African-American men who haven’t had the experience of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of cars. That happens to me, at least before I was a senator. There are very few African-Americans who haven’t had the experience of getting on an elevator and a woman clutching her purse nervously and holding her breath until she had a chance to get off. That happens often.

There is no question that in some “contexts,” as Obama would put it, black males elicit heightened scrutiny. {snip}

But the overwhelming reason for such a reaction, where it exists, is astronomically higher rates of black crime. In New York City, blacks commit 70 percent of all robberies and 63 percent of all grand larcenies, though they are just 23 percent of the population; whites commit 4 percent of all robberies and a little over 10 percent of all grand larcenies, though they are 35 percent of the population. Every American city with a black population shows comparable disparities. In some “contexts,” black crime is even celebrated. Earsnot, a New York graffiti vandal glorified in the documentary Infamy, mocks the trusting retail managers who don’t follow him as he cases their stores for merchandise: “You have that customer-shopkeeper thing going on, and they have no idea that you’re stealing—no idea. Or, they know that you’re stealing, and they see you in there mad times, and they still can’t stop me because I’m so nice.” According to Infamy’s admiring producers, Earsnot and his crew “commit grand larceny” every day, a walking crime spree that has undoubtedly led many a floor supervisor to adopt exactly the defensive posture that Obama condemns.

The newly rechristened “bash mobs” that have been terrorizing pedestrians and workers in, among other locations, downtown Chicago, Washington, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, are a black phenomenon, though a squeamish press shrinks from pointing that out. Someone who has been attacked by, or is simply the witness of, rampaging black teens is unlikely to be blasé if he later sees a group of rowdy black youth approaching. Obama may think that a heightened pulse rate or a tightened grip on a purse is an overreaction to such gratuitous violence, but it is an inevitable one. Here is a proposal: For a good five-year stretch, blacks bring their crime rate down to white and Asian levels. Once it becomes widely understood that blacks are no more likely to steal, rob, rape, or shoot than whites or Asians, we’ll see if blacks still elicit the defensive reactions that Obama alleges in elevators and department stores.

Obama grudgingly acknowledges the elevated black crime rate, only to soft-pedal it: “I think the African-American community is also not naive in understanding that statistically somebody like Trayvon Martin was probably statistically more likely to be shot by a peer than he was by somebody else.” No, not “probably.” “Statistically,” Trayvon Martin was absolutely more likely to be shot by a peer than by “somebody else.” That does not make the killing of Trayvon Martin any less tragic, but the fact remains that blacks are gunning down blacks at an astronomically higher rate than whites are. Blacks commit upwards of 80 percent of all shootings in New York City, for example; whites, between 1 and 2 percent. {snip}

Obama appears as ignorant about the violent aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict. “If I see any violence, then I will remind folks that that dishonors what happened to Trayvon Martin and his family,” he announced righteously. He should start reminding. “People protesting George Zimmerman’s acquittal marched along Crenshaw Boulevard [in South Central Los Angeles last] Monday night, stomping on cars, chasing bystanders and storming a Wal-Mart,” reported the Los Angeles Times. Any last vestiges of the Rainbow Coalition quickly disintegrated. Fellow Trayvon Martin protester Cuauhtemoc Negrete was punched in the back of the head and robbed of his bike, an attack that he attributes to anti-Latino bias. In Hollywood the next night, “calls started flooding into dispatchers about 8:30 P.M. of roaming groups of youths, about 10 or 15 to a group, running into streets, stealing from stores and robbing pedestrians.” Businesses in downtown Oakland, California, are still sweeping up the broken glass after several days of vandalism, including a hammer assault on a restaurant waiter. Downtown Oakland perfected this drill after the 2009 and 2010 anti-police riots.

{snip}

Obama embraces the “racist criminal-justice system” conceit as well: “The African-American community is also knowledgeable that there is a history of racial disparities in the application of our criminal laws, everything from the death penalty to enforcement of our drug laws.” In fact, the effort in the academy to prove such ongoing racial disparities consistently fails, without denting the zeal with which advocates peddle the poisonous idea.

{snip}

We also need to do more to “bolster and reinforce our African-American boys,” according to Obama, “and to give them the sense that their country cares about them and values them and is willing to invest in them.” Reality check: the country has spent hundreds of billions of dollars over the last five decades trying to uplift black boys (and girls). Virtually the entire federal and state education establishment is focused on a single goal: closing the achievement gap between white and black students, no matter the cost. Under President George W. Bush, Washington imposed onerous testing and data-collection mandates on schools in the hope of equalizing black and white test scores, even if schools did so by undereducating their highest-performing students. If a black boy simply graduates from high school with a GPA that passes the laugh test, private colleges across the nation will beat down his door to recruit him. Public universities insist on the right to use equally blatant racial preferences to admit their own treasured store of underqualified black students. If that black undergraduate finishes college, elite employers and professional schools will zealously seek him out. Individual philanthropists in cities large and small rush to offer high school and college scholarships to black boys; all that the beneficiaries have to do is stay in school and out of jail. Foundations roll out program after program to keep black boys off the street. Captains of industry have become experts in school reform in order to improve the life prospects of black boys.

But this effort seems lost on Obama. He proposes, as if it were a novel idea, gathering together “business leaders and local elected officials and clergy and celebrities and athletes and figure out how are we doing a better job helping young African-American men feel that they’re a full part of this society and that—and that they’ve got pathways and avenues to succeed.” Like every other such convocation, with its inevitable tail of taxpayer and privately funded programs, this gabfest will fail, because it omits the one group of adults who would make a difference in black boys’ lives: their fathers. {snip}

Obama’s silence about black family breakdown at this particular moment, when he knew that his words would get maximum attention, is a monumentally lost opportunity. It is also deeply puzzling, given that in the past Obama has admirably broken the taboo against mentioning the toll of fatherlessness—if not as often as the catastrophe merits, at least more than the race industry would like. His failure to address the issue now suggests that the rhetorical conventions of black victimology, once activated, are so powerful that they crush anything that stands in their way.

As for Obama’s final call “for all of us to do some soul-searching, . . . to ask yourself your own questions about, am I wringing as much bias out of myself as I can”: of course we should never condone or cultivate prejudice. But to turn one incident into a symbol of national anti-black racism is ludicrous on every front. Even were there any indication that Zimmerman was a blind bigot (which he was not), that fact would not implicate the country at large.

{snip}

Until now, Obama has left the race-mongering to his administration and has largely kept race out of his own self-presentation. That is as it should be, regardless of a president’s skin color. The aspiration of color-blindness is an essential one, and increasingly within reach. Now, however, Obama is being celebrated as “really” a “black president,” not just one who happens to be black. But if a white president lectured blacks about why whites are losing patience with black victimology, that would rightly be viewed as a betrayal of the office.

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  • bigone4u

    I heeded Obama’s call and did some soul searching. My soul told me that Obama is an anti-white racist and that I should pay no attention to his race baiting other than to condemn it.

    • YngveKlezmer

      Well said!!! Now, all Whites who paid attention to his disgusting speech know why he attended that Black Nazi hate church in Chicago. Obama is a White hating slime, and this disgusting speech removes all doubt of that. Has he no respect for the White side of his family, who raised him, and enabled him to be where he is today? Obviously not. He is an ungrateful, sociopathic slime just like the rest of the Negroids, lending more proof to us that, as Whites, we must never, ever trust a Negroid. I am glad that he finally came out and told us what I knew was in his disgusting, slimy heart all along, but that he so cautiously avoided articulating. If this speech does not catalyze the racial awakening of throngs of White Libtards, it seems that nothing will.

      • Whitetrashgang

        After this TM case what sane white person would want to be near a neegrow, its kind of a IQ test for whites.

  • Creepy as a cracker!

    Minority privilege is alive and well. If you are White, you are at a distinct disadvantage in this country.

    • din_do_nuffins

      It’s racist to say blacks are privileged. Any advances you must call justice, and then say it’s not enough and more work needs to be done.

      • SFLBIB

        “It’s racist to say blacks are privileged.”

        Is it racist to say they are white liberals’ pets?

  • din_do_nuffins

    Blacks reject St. MLK’s calls for non violence because the calls weren’t for them.

    He was telling Whites how to behave against blacks- non violently.

    We eventually obeyed, and now we are just victims all over again.

    The White race is the most tolerant, inclusive, embracing, celebrating, welcoming, affirming and loving race in the history of the universe.

    We love what hates us. We mate with what ruins us. We apologize to what kill us.

    I’ve given up on Whiteness.

    • bigone4u

      It’s too soon to give up on whiteness. The reason is that brainwashing works and too many have been brainwashed (and medicated). As reality bites, more resisters to the agenda are created and at some point there will be the tipping point.

      • Sick of it

        Don’t forget narcotics. The procurement of narcotics is what most often leads to the situation shown above, not that anyone will admit to it.

      • evilsandmich

        Don’t forget that too many whites live nowhere near blacks so doing something like trying to explain why someone might not want black section 8 housing in their neighborhood will be met with blank stares. Might as well try to discuss inflation in Turkey or something.

        • YngveKlezmer

          I have noticed this as well. This is thanks to the media. It is our word against the media when trying to reach folks from all White areas who have not had appreciable first hand experiences with Negroes.

    • Evette Coutier

      No, you are not correct. It is only this place and time in history that whiteness mean s weakness. Whites have a great tradition of strength. From the great Roman and Spartans to the rugged American cowboys, throughout history whites have held strength in high esteem. That we have become too soft will change.

      • Funruffian

        But we have never experienced the Black Plague here in America like they did in Haiti. And I’m not talking about the Bubonic Plague that swept Medieval Europe several times. That plague was far less treacherous.

        • NeanderthalDNA

          It’s a genetic Trojan horse that seeps in, one way or another, and over the course of generations lowers the IQ, brutalizes the mating habits of, and rots a civilization to the point where mediocrity is the new exceptional and broad based progressive liberty is impossible.

          Ha ha – thus do liblefties destroy that which they love so, in our current situation.

          The pre-Islamized Semites had some pretty impressive civilizations. I’m sure some of the Trojan horse seeped northward from way back, but not until the Muslims did the damn truly burst. Even they enjoyed a golden era of enlightenment and intellectual/scientific creativity. As long as Europe was weak and barely able to defend itself, the Islamic Middle East had it’s pick of the genetics of millions upon millions of White slaves to balance out anything less desirable.

          But when the wicked ol’ West finally found it’s strength and struck back, hammering the Muslims upon the anvil of the Mongol (the Mongol actually more hammer-like metaphorically, Europe more passive aggressively anvil-like…)…

          The steady stream of 100 IQ slaves was replaced more and more with a poisonous tide of 70 IQ Bantu-Congoids, who as per Mohomed’s example, were bred with furiously until today we see a high yellow mulatto population in much of the area with an average IQ of barely better than the American negro (90ish as opposed to 85ish). No scientific breakthrough from them for centuries, no sociological evolution. They CANNOT liberate women because of the genetic r-style propensities of the Trojan horse. They CANNOT have anything resembling real democracy because of the inability to delay gratification endemic with low IQ. For them, a monolithic, ossified, systemic violence exhorting, caretaker stasis religion and society (ISLAM) is THE BEST IT GETS.

          Thence went the once glorious and bright Middle East.
          Now once fair Europe, victim of it’s own highest virtues and aspiration, isawful, evil lulled into a fantasy land of imaginary castles in the sky by the most abominable contortion of the Enlightenment imaginable – Totalitarian Socialist-Corporatist Democracy.

          The genetic Trojan horse seeps into every unplugged crack that appears in a civilization. It uses a people’s own vices as well as it’s highest virtues, preys upon both weakness and what within an homogeneous group would be strength. It latches on and parasitically feeds, often unnoticed, for generations until all progress ceases, or eventually is lost.

          Perhaps the children of Ham are just Mother Nature’s way of ridding us awful, evil, partakers of the fruit of the brain-tree of knowledge from this world, the greatest natural obstacle ol’ Gaia throws up. Chaos and destructive inertia encapsulated in a strand of non-Neanderthal DNA…

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

            If you trace the details of ancient history, you will find that the Muslims merely inherited from the what the Greeks left in the Middle East, which was completely Hellenized. The reason the enthusiasm for science and philosophy failed in the Islamic world was because the religion never supported it, nor did it provide any niche for it to survive. Islam was based on ownership of existing wealth. That includes intellectual wealth. As time went by, the momentum of the earlier and WESTERN influence simply died out due to starvation.

    • Winston Merryweather

      Seriously, how could ANY white man approve of seeing his daughter like this?

      Oops, I forgot about Tim Wise…

      • Sick of it

        And John Boehner…

        • Romulus

          I have a very strong heart and personal constitution. God forbid any one in my family desecrates our honor by miscegenation or gaysexualism. Not only would I throw them out in the street, but also disown and disinherit them.

      • RedPA

        Tim Wise would probably try stealing his daughter’s black boyfriend for his own romantic desires.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          If you looked into it, you’d probably find that Tim Wise’s suggestions go for everyone else but him.

    • Romulus

      Im giving you a thumbs down because the very posting of this disgusting union rocks me to the core. Just look at the stupid smile on her face. The effing groid has the face of, look at me with stupid white sex toy. I can’t bear to look.

      • Funruffian

        I am equally as repelled by that picture as most anyone here is. This girl has received the approval of all her Guilt-ridden liberal family and teachers at school. That perky smile on her face is only temporary. That Negroid leering in the background pressed up against her has one thing on it’s mind. It’s thoughts are prurient and destruction to the White man.

        • TheAntidote

          Perhaps this handsome couple will go on to enjoy life as Orenthal and and Nicole Brown did.

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

      What you describe is a paraphrase of the directives given in the Gospels, supposedly by a man named Jesus. This is one, but a major reason that I always assert that Christianity is the basic underlying reason for the plight of whites and the decline of the West.

    • Dave4088

      I agree and it sickens me although I haven’t given up and neither should you. The qualities you cited are only virtues in a monoracial society comprised of whites. Unless whites jettison this foolish value system and adopt instead one of hostility, hatred and intolerance towards the non-white other then nature will put an end to our existence.

    • Gunrunner1

      Look at the blank, bug eyed, evil negro stare, the same stare you seen in Police photos when the TV announcer says: “The Suspect is…”.
      She won’t be smiling when he gets done beating the crap out of her.

      God, why the children?

      • YngveKlezmer

        Indeed. A vapid stare, devoid of any tenderness or sensitivity. You would think that any parent would take one look at this thug, and send his packing. This is what was done until recent years.

    • YngveKlezmer

      Ach!!! This is the evil our media has fostered. This schvarza looks absolutely satanic, and She looks like a really sweet girl, not the typical smarmy, slutty mudshark type that has traditionally done this. Unfortunately, her racial awakening will most likely not occur until He takes her pride and dignity away. How can the Libtards who enourage this sleep at night?? This picture is almost like an Angel on the arm of Lucifer!!

  • Luca

    Most blacks, including Obama, want us to believe that all the negative stereotypes about them are products of racism. However,like all stereotypes, they are products of reality.

    I can think of no other group who so richly deserves and have so completely earned the stereotypes they have created for themselves.

    • din_do_nuffins

      Toure was interviewing a Muhammed who said we need a massive reeducation of Whites.

      Isn’t that what Diversity Contact is giving us?

      • Ed_NY

        Eff toure

    • sbuffalonative

      On Sunday, c-span had a discussion between Armstrong Williams and a semi-angry black man.

      The semi-angry black man blamed black problems on two points; poverty and racism.

      Later in the discussion, he slipped up and noted that since there were more whites, there are more whites in poverty. He dismantled his own argument that poverty was the source of black dysfunction.

      I wanted to call and ask a few questions but the one I thought I could get in would be, ‘Is there one problem in the black community that can be attributed to blacks themselves?’

      • Luca

        Whenever I hear the “poverty” excuse, I reply that if poverty causes crime then half of the US would have robbed and killed the other half during the Great Depression. When I hear the racism excuse, I ask why Liberia or Haiti have the exact problems only worse.

        • YngveKlezmer

          Exactly!!! Also, every county in West Virginia would have more homicides per capita than Detroit or Gary. Poverty among Whites, until the influence of Black culture on our people, has almost universally acted as a character builder.

      • YngveKlezmer

        Another example of how deceitful and sociopathic Negroes are. They have made their own bed of nails. Indolence, dishonesty, sexual depravity. If he were honest, he would begin with these issues and focus on Negro behavior, not this supposed White racism. These days, Negroes are only recipients of undeserved privilege.

    • YngveKlezmer

      Exactly!!! Right on the money. Negroes have always made their own bed of nails. Until recent years, the consensus has been that they need to lay on the bed that they have made. I pray that our lost European American brethren are shocked back into racial realism by all of the Negro sociopathy that we have witnessed in recent weeks. If so, George Zimmermann will not have suffered in vain. If Obama’s disgusting, slimy speech, dripping with hatred and disregard for all non-Negroes, plus Zimmermann’s act of valor in pulling that family from the rolled vehicle does not paint a vivid picture, for the White Libtard, of why Negroes are not to be trusted, I can’t imagine what will.

  • ravitchn

    You will never persuade blacks that their low status is their own fault. They prefer to blame whites, society, slavery, whatever.

    • Ed_NY

      Blaming the White man for all of their sins and failures since the beginning of time is definitely getting old.

      • din_do_nuffins

        It’s just getting started. As Whites become a minority, everything will turn to sh-t. Whites will be blamed even more.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          That’s what they do in Africa. They blame on “the legacy of colonialism.” Hmmm, I can think of some other places that were colonies for far longer. Even Vietnam is doing well.

          • YngveKlezmer

            Colonialism is the only reason that there is any semblance of civilization over there.

      • David Ashton

        I seem to have seen that logo somewhere before.

        • Ed_NY

          The Swiss flag perhaps?

          • David Ashton

            Krazy Kool Kids

    • Frans

      You are so right. They aren’t intelligent enough to understand that they create their own problems. They don’t understand the meaning of personal responsibility, morals, ethics. It’s primarily an I. Q. problem and no one will face that fact. The race whores have convinced them throughout their lives that YT is their only problem.

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

        Not at all. They are smart enough to realize it. it’s that they are hoping that you and I are dumb enough to buy it.

        • Frans

          OK, some of them are smart enough to know just enough to brainwash their dumber “brothers/sisters” into believing that YT causes all their problems. But most of the race has an I.Q. that’s too low to acquire critical thinking skills, common sense, morals, & ethics. The Bell Curve is accurate.

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

            That’s not really what I was talking about. I was saying that they are smart enough to realize that exploiting political, racial junk works. They don’t need to brainwash their own because they respond to what the see working for them (working on the level they can most immediately understand both emotionally and with the most immediate gratification).

            What I was saying about them is that they are hoping that you and I are dumb enough to buy into the myths of their grievances. As far as critical thinking skills go, I don’t see very many whites using them, either. (But they know the phrase).

  • din_do_nuffins

    Raceless perp shoots cop. Not even cops will report race during a manhunt:

    The National Police Defense Foundation is adding a $10,000 Safe Cop Reward to the $5,000 already offered for information leading to the man who shot Officer Daniel Rogers.

    The suspect is described as 19 to 21 years of age. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and khaki pants. His hair is described as short with twists. He was armed with a handgun, according to Cobb police spokesman Mike Bowman.

    • Ed_NY

      Don’t you know that in some areas the police are not allowed to mention race and in some cases they can not even mention gender, otherwise they would be guilty of profiling.

      • din_do_nuffins

        I’m profiled for White privilege by the FedGov. I’m an endangered species.

        • A Freespeechzone

          Additionally, if you’re a Christian, Conservative or Veteran….you’re profiled as a potential terrorist by the Obama govt.

      • YngveKlezmer

        Actually, the gender thing surprises me. These days, so many folks seem to hyper-fixate on Gender, at least publicly, to the point of coming off as clueless. The dialogue that we Whites used to have about race, until about 10 years ago, it seems, has been extinguished in public. This violates our Constitution. Freedom of speech entails us speaking our minds publicly. We still speak our minds in “safe” locations, but the wholesale removal of our White dialogue on race in the workplace and in public is totalitarianism, and racial discrimination against us as Whites.

    • As long as police departments are going to pull this stupid BS, I simply refuse to care how many of their officers get shot. Give me honest crime reporting, or I just don’t give a rip.

  • din_do_nuffins

    Let’s just hope that these two cute White girls “lived beyond” their White privilege by praying to St. MLK Molech and praising Diversity as often at their anti racist, anti white teachers do.

    Can you imagine two typical African American girls writing a book of moral rules?

    • Vonhauer

      That’s cute. That’s how I like to think of our little girls. Sweet and innocent. We must protect them though. Diversity leads to that disgusting photo posted above.

    • sbuffalonative

      Yes, it’s called “The Art of Mackin”.

    • David Ashton

      At first glance I thought – wrongly I am glad to say – that this was a primary school book for “gay and lesbian education” like those we have in Britain, alongside the hetero ones with black boys and white girls.

  • Puggg

    Obama wants black boys to have higher self-esteem. Black boys need higher self-esteems like pugs need more ugly. They already start off with higher self-esteem because of a combo of higher testosterone and lower intelligence.

    • Jefferson

      A Pug’s face is still less ugly than the average Bantu face.

      • David Ashton

        They cannot help how they are born or how they look. But many of them are conscious of this facial difference from whites and use it as an aggressive assertion of “body language” along with the rapid movement of their long legs. Their “music” videos then present them as desirably “physical” for white girls.

        • Irishgirl

          Not this white girl!

          • David Ashton

            Glad to hear it. Wish there were many more like you.

    • Winston Merryweather

      Black self-esteem is at toxic levels. Very true. They make that abundantly clear with their loud and boisterous attitudes.

    • YngveKlezmer

      Just another example of how he is a typical Negro. What most Blacks, male and female, need most, is a little humility. They are the most arrogant people to have ever walked this earth. Now that Obama’s arrogance is so obvious, I pray that those sheltered White Liberals in places like Vermont finally wake up, and smell the Negroid sociopathy.

  • Spartacus

    “There are very few African-American men in this country
    who haven’t had the experience of being followed when they were shopping
    in a department store. That includes me.

    And
    there are very few African-American men who haven’t had the experience
    of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of
    cars. That happens to me, at least before I was a senator. There are
    very few African-Americans who haven’t had the experience of getting on
    an elevator and a woman clutching her purse nervously and holding her
    breath until she had a chance to get off. That happens often.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    That’s because you’re a race of murderers, rapists, thugs and all-round degenerates, and any white man or woman who lets their guard down around you deserves what’s coming to them.

    • Evette Coutier

      Great response but next time don’t sugar coat it so much…lol.

      • libertarian1234

        Yes……please……don’t hold back.

    • e2657383

      Or put simply, young Black men commit disproportionately more crime and get profiled accordingly.

    • Funruffian

      The clutching of the purse is just one reaction most women have. How about staying as far from them as possible; walking across the street to avoid walking past them on the sidewalk and other acts of avoidance.

      • Creepy as a cracker!

        I’m a big guy, woman clutch their purses, lock their car doors and are just sometimes afraid. I do not get offended, they are being cautious.

    • libertarian1234

      “And there are very few African-American men who haven’t had the experience
      of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of
      cars. That happens to me, at least before I was a senator.”

      “….before I was a senator?”

      Does he mean all whites have ESP and can tell an ordinary black from a black senator?

      I thought he was supposed to be “brilliant.” That sounds like something one of his dopey rapper friends would say.

    • Creepy as a cracker!

      There are very few Whites in this country who haven’t had the experience of being victimized by blacks!

      • YngveKlezmer

        Exactly. If not physically, than emotionally and, most of all, economically. Every White person in this country has been victimized by them economically, as our tax dollars pay for what “Baby Daddy” is supposed to pay for.

    • I used to be followed when shopping at department stores. I once had the same employee at KG Men’s Store in Boulder ask me “Can I help you?” four times in the space of two minutes.

      My final reply was “I was shopping for a suit, but now I think I’ll buy one from people who won’t immediately assume I’m stealing.”

    • YngveKlezmer

      Indeed. They are just reaping what they have sown. Their refusal to lay on the bed of nails they have made for themselves should be proof positive, to all Whites, that we should never trust a Negro. The President has certainly made it clear that he is just like the rest of his sociopathic race by his attempt to excuse Black men for their behaviors. If he were a “good Black”, he would have held their feet to the fire, and lambasted them for their sociopathy instead of attempting to shift the blame to the rest of us. We are innocent when it comes to Black sociopathy. The answer to their problems lies in the mirror. Maybe the President should heed the words of Michael Jackson, and start with the man in the mirror instead of pointing the finger at Whites. Hasn’t he ever heard the thing about his other fingers pointing back at himself as he points his finger at us?? Black parents probably do not teach their kids that.

    • Whitetrashgang

      And I would add a low IQ primate who can do nothing but destroy ,a early version of man that is no better a than a bag of sh#t.

  • Well written piece.

    In a sane world, it would be picked up by the AP for redistribution and then ran by a 1000 newspapers across the country.

    But the truth must not be told.

  • WmarkW

    City Journal needs to become better known, so that urbanites can feel conservatism has something for them, too. It’s not just a rural and small town ideology.

  • sbuffalonative

    For me, the speech boils down to this. ‘Sure, there are problems in the black community but white people have to understand that black rage and retribution are justified because of historical events’.

    It’s little more than saying whites treated blacks badly (and still do) so blacks have every right to be angry and vindictive.

    • e2657383

      I wonder how Obama would explain Africans coming here in droves, what with us Whites being so oppressive and all that.

      • Ed_NY

        It is so bad for blacks in the USA that blacks from other countries are dying by the boat load to get here.

    • Sick of it

      Whites have been treated worse by other whites in the past. We don’t get a pass.

    • Romulus

      He can take his speech an shove it where the sun doesn’t shine!

  • Evette Coutier

    This analysis of Obozo is wrong. The correct analysis of his speech is no so subtle code for we blacks are at war with whites and I am down with the struggle.

    • Winston Merryweather

      Did anyone really believe Obama was any different from any other black? I have yet to meet any who didn’t hold this same race-based view.

  • IstvanIN

    This speech proved who Obama was president of, not what.

  • Germanacus

    “The aspiration of color-blindness is an essential one, and increasingly within reach.”

    Grow up Heather. This is not and never has been about “color” but rather very real and significant racial differences. The “color-blind” society you yearn for sickens me. It is based on lies and whites are ALWAYS the losers from such warped thinking.

    • Winston Merryweather

      Having a society composed of highly altruistic people mixed in with people who are devoid of any such characteristics and who also hold a deep-seated racial hatred of the altruistics is a recipe for disaster. Murder, rape, and carnage must follow.

      • Johnny Squire

        I agree wholeheartedly, Mr Merryweather. The one question that is rarely publicly asked is whether blacks or other non-whites are capable of the same altruism that is expected…hell, demanded!…from whites.

      • Romulus

        Not in my suburbs it won’t!

    • libertarian1234

      Looking at our boy Trayvon in a photo giving the middle finger salute, with his nose spread across his face, his thick lips, kinky hair, his posts of near illiteracy and his lack of impulse control, to say nothing of his inability to learn on an average level, I’m not sure how anybody ever concluded that the only difference between whites and blacks is the color of their skin.

      • throttler

        I am really tired of seeing Trayvon Martin’s ugly face everywhere.

        • David Ashton

          What we see everywhere in Britain is dear little Trayvon’s childlike smile, not the teeth nor the salutes nor that mysterious – gang? – tattoo.

    • IanJMacDonald

      Heather MacDonald has her limitations; she ain’t no Kevin. She strikes me as the kind of conservative who would claim Martin Luther King as one of their own, thinks that the problem with affirmative action is that “it really hurts black people,” thinks that Detroit’s problem stem wholly from liberalism, etc. Little surprise that she thinks that a color-blind society is “increasingly within reach.”

      No, there is tremendous racial tension building in this country, exacerbated since Barry assumed office and fanned the flames of racial animosity. Huge numbers of whites have shut down the white guilt bank.

      • robinbishop34

        Perhaps the appearance of fashionable concern for the wretched, and some obligatory references to idolized lawn jockeys like MLK is the proverbial sugar in the medicine. Makes it a little easier to go down?

  • Funruffian

    Obama’s speech wreaked of Anti-White animosity and rhetoric. Not once did he mention all the innocent people and store merchants who have been attacked and vandalized. All he cared about was dishonoring the thug Trayvon. His priorities lie with Blacks and he will defend them against any White person.

  • Sick of it

    They’re more likely to hook up with Hispanics.

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

      Truly, the mud tide is high.

  • Romulus

    There is no such thing as colorblindness. All humans of whatever stripe should be racially conscious of who they are. Only whites are denied an identity in the public sphere!!! Enough!!!!! Enough!!!!!. Let the pot continue to burn at med. High!!! Lets get it started. Excellent artocle heather. Billions of dollars here in america, hillions of dollars in africa, blacks will never get it together as a collective group. It will always be the white mans fault. So why are we spinning our wheels?
    Whats up with that dirty perv tribesman weiner cozying up to sharpton on the news today!!?? CAN YOU SEE THE ALLIANCE FORMING. Coop and spartucus have the right frame of reference.

  • Frans

    I don’t think it’s possible for blacks to change. It’s the way they’ve been acting since the beginning of time, the same way they behave in sub-Saharan countries now. Most will never even recognize that their attitudes and behaviors are wrong and counter productive. It’s an I. Q. problem, for one thing.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    I HOPE to God that after Obama leaves office whites will wake up and realize that electing a black as president did absolutely nothing whatsoever to “ease racial tensions” nor is anything likely to. After half a century the racial grievance industry has not lightened up one bit. Will it take another half century for whites to realize this? It’s beginning to look like it.

    • KevinPhillipsBong

      True…New Yorkers aren’t clamoring to get David Dinkins back in office.

      • Ed_NY

        And David Dinkins has publicly proclaimed that he lost his bid for reelection because of racist Whites! Another black blaming his failures on racism.

  • IKantunderstand

    I wrung and I wrung, I can’ts wrung no more. I already put myself through the paces of examining every inch of my life, and my dealings with Blacks; I wrung myself dry. Only to be slapped in the face with the racial reality of Black solidarity (don’t you dare criticize Black people and speak the truth, honkey). I’m done. Wrung out. We Whites are scheduled for extinction. Well, I mean you do always have the choice to join the Cheerios generation. But seriously, they need to kick their racial utopia into high gear.There are just so many Whites. Perhaps General Mills would be better off propagating commercials with a Mexican mother and a Chinese father! Or, a muslim man with a Hindu wife. Or, my personal favorite: A Black man with a burqua clad muslim wife. Hey Cheerios!, how about a Hmong with a muslim Somali, you know, they could discuss female circumcision for their daughter over a bowl of Honey Nuts Cheerios! How diverse are we in America? Could anybody pull this off better than we? Oh, heck, no, we are America, the greatest country ever. Please kiss your country goodbye. It no longer exists. Whites have entered the age of Endarkenment. It’s the middle ages all over again, we Whites thought we had won this battle. The battle against disease, ignorance,superstition, magical thinking; only to discover that our cleverness has ended up with the logical conclusion of our self righteous philosophy that we are to blame and all other peoples and cultures are of equal value. We outsmarted ourselves, furthermore, we provided the intellectual basis and fodder for non Whites to attack us. YAY White people. So smart, so screwed. The Enlightenment has caused the Endarkenment. We now need to figure out how we get out of this.

    • Harumphty_Dumpty

      “We now need to figure out how we get out of this.”

      Google “White GeNOcide Stalwarts” and click on the top link that appears, for something effective and almost effortless that we can all do today.

      We’ve been conquered and held in place by almost a single word, and you know what word that is.

      We undermine that nasty charge of the anti-whites by leveling OUR OWN charge against THEM, “You are anti-whites who are carrying out White Genocide,” and we let them squirm for a change as we implant OUR terminology in the minds of the White audience.

  • smkuehl

    All things considered, especially their actions and motives and the nature and totality of their criminal records and histories, black males are the most indulged, by far, of all criminal defendants, not only in sheer numbers, given their rates of crime and violence, but also on average. In Milwaukee, one “nonviolent” recidivist and predator amassed 187 felony arrests and 71 felony convictions and never served a day in prison. But two white female teachers were sentenced to prison because they were raped and/or molested by black male students, biological men and criminals absurdly defined as “children” and even “little boys” as was Trayvon Martin.

  • Harumphty_Dumpty

    “The aspiration of color-blindness is an essential one, and increasingly within reach.”

    Well, Heather, unless you and others like you can figure out how to keep your jobs while standing up on your hind legs and speaking out against:

    1. The flooding of ALL White countries and ONLY White countries with millions of third-world non-whites,

    2. Whites being forced by law to integrate with those non-whites so as to “assimilate,” i.e. intermarry and be blended out of existence,

    Whites will go the way that the Tibetans are headed under massive immigration and forced assimilation by Chinese:

    GENOCIDE.

    And once Whites have been removed from the face of the earth by being interbred out of existence, your absurdly wished-for “color-blindness” will be irrelevant, eh?

    Google ”Black-White Kids Surge in South Where Mixed Unions Once Banned” (Bloomberg)

    ——

    White GeNOcide Stalwarts

  • George

    Well, America tried electing a womanising follower of the Church of Rome once. He bought it in Dallas. We haven’t had one since. (Nor, in passing, would one seriously be considered in future).

    This is a salient point. In 1959, many Americans were justifiably concerned that a papist president would take instructions from Rome.

    As we’ve seen by his elevation of Travyon Martin to secular American sainthood, Obama’s other loyalty — to the blacks — has coloured his actions, to the detriment of the American people.

    • David Ashton

      Did JFK actually take orders from the Vatican? Did Joe McCarthy?
      Do “born again” presidents get orders “in Jesus name”?
      Just curious.

      • George

        The Church of Rome’s doctrines include the infallibility of the Bishop of Rome. The church is hierarchical, and those in the lower levels owe spiritual and temporal fealty to said Vicar of Christ.
        Kennedy was elected pre-Vatican II. They all celebrated Mass in Latin, worldwide. Catholics in many instances kept themselves apart from the hell-bound Protestants. They were forbidden from attending non-Catholic worship services (Orthodox was acceptable in pinch). Adherents of the church were legitimately suspected of taking orders from Rome. In the event of conflict between religious & secular authority, the sheeple were expected to follow the Pope’s fiat.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    A disciple of Reverend Wright no doubt.

  • Ed_NY

    The politicians do not want you to know what a suspect really looks like. The police are very frustrated. In many places the police are not allowed to ask about race nor are they allowed to put race in their official incident reports. I believe that is one way politicians can manipulate crime statistics in favor of minorities, especially blacks.

  • Creepy as a cracker!

    I told both of my kids many years ago that if they ever got involved with a black that they would be disowned. My daughter hates them, my son thinks they’re great. He went to MIT and fell for the liberal line of BS.

  • Luca

    Diversity is just one of the building blocks of the Liberal-leftist New World Order. Other’s are a common fiat currency, central banks, indoctrination, secularism, re-distribution of wealth, no borders, propaganda media, socialism, abolish private property, abolish inheritances, etc.

    • Ella

      Most Whites will not make the uppercut as bourgeoisie. It is more of the destruction of the European descent middle class and redistribution of our wealth to others who are in “need” as if we don’t need our monies to survive. Stalin re-distributed middle class farms claiming they were too rich. It is about destroying our success and way of life. Communists have only a few rich oligarchy and the rest are just VERY poor.

  • Luca

    Carlin was funny until he jumped on the liberal, anti-white band wagon.

  • Funruffian

    If you are a White person and you were not utterly offended by Obongo’s half-ass hate-speech, there is something seriously wrong with you.

    • Aditya Vivek Barot

      I’m not white and I was horrified by his whinny, disingenuous speech. Like every negro, in every place in every part of the world, he is always a victim, never a perp.

      This country’s descent into third-world hello-hole is remarkably rapid. I eagerly await political violence, mindless rioting, and institutional corruption and incompetence that is the hallmark of shining examples of good governance like Ghana, Mexico, India and China.

      • Puggg

        The only thing you said I don’t agree with is “disingenuous.” I think this speech of his was really “genuous,” if there’s such a word. It’s almost close to what the real Obama is. I only wish he would have been even more radical and condescending and preachy than he already was. I wish he would have arrogantly indicted white America for its “sins against black people,” and out and outright unilaterally declared that the jury was wrong.

        • Aditya Vivek Barot

          Truth be told, I’ve always assumed that relatively High-IQ blacks like Hussein & Co. don’t believe the rubbish they are peddling.

          But, based upon my interactions with blacks, from lawyers and judges to janitors, none of them are immune to the “blame whitey” virus. I agree, maybe the SOB does believe this nonsense.

          In that case, he’s a punk coward. He should have just called out the jury as “raciss” and tried Zimmerman in a federal court packed with blacks for “civil rights” violations (whatever the hell that means).

          And the sad part is, I don’t know if that would do anything to increase awareness among whites; that they live in a nation where the government hates them, and that it is conspiring with racial groups that harbor historical grievances against whites to beat them into complete submission.

          • Puggg

            Most blacks love victimology and have the “blame whitey” virus because the only alternative to having the “blame whitey” virus is to have the “blame blackey” virus, which means they would have to blame themselves. Even Obama runs away and hides and pretends that he had nothing to do with the negative consequences of his own actions. It’s the “I didden do nuffins” ghetto canard applied to the White House.

          • DiversityIsDeath

            So true. In Obama’s White House the “blame whitey” excuse has evolved to the “blame Republicans” excuse. Obama and his homies simply blame Republicans for their failures.

          • Whitetrashgang

            Well most blacks have the cognitive ability of a 7 year old white child, so I guess its 50-50 Barry believes his bullcrap

  • Irishgirl

    When my cat learns French.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    It would take more than a five year cessation of black on white crime to cause whites to relax. It’s been a theme since before the Civil War (Nat Turner, etc.) and experience has proven it over and over again for more than 150 years, and never more so than now. For whites to suddenly become as naive as that is to support the notion that whites must be color blind in all racial issues, which would be the opposite of the mind set of a realist, let alone a race realist.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    We have good evidence that Obama did lots of white women in his pre-presidential days. Recall that recent article on his prom, with photos? White girl date. And recall the story that came with it and then a letter to his best friend’s girl friend hitting on her while his friend is back in the 48 states for the summer? No, this really was Obama in his teens and don’t kid yourself, this is widespread and going on for decades and only on the increase. Young whites are trained to hate their skin.

    • John S

      {snip}Young whites are trained to hate their skin.{snip}
      True, and I have many conversations with my kids teaching them the opposite of this.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    Just wait until they force women into these special forces. They won’t be so special for long.

  • Gilbert Jacobi

    MacDonald writes: ….”of course we should never condone or cultivate prejudice.” Prejudice being one of the most effective survival tools available to rational man, this marks the end of the little credibility MacDonald had with me. I was always suspicious of a writer, especially a female, who could live well and succeed in New York. It is impossible to live well in a sewer without becoming coprophagous, which is just what denying the value of, (or at any rate publicly disowning) prejudice is.

  • Aditya Vivek Barot

    Is your chosen nom de gurre a commentary on the current status of acceptable discourse, or an unfortunate consequence of these times?

  • David Ashton

    Thanks for that opportunity. These follow-ups should be attempted right across the media where blogs are available. Keep it polite, calm, rational. factual and funny.

  • ArgenBarnfine

    “Anyone interested in fighting back against libtard nonsense by commenting or up arrowing the race realist comments can go to:”

    What’s the matter, ya big p*ssy?

  • John R

    They hit the nail on the head: Simply the worst speech on race that any president has ever given.

  • YngveKlezmer

    Against God and nature’s laws indeed. God put them in Africa, separated from us by the most formidable physical barriers on this planet for a reason. Satan is present in the eyes of this Negro.

  • YngveKlezmer

    I think that most of us become more racially aware as we get older. A fellow X’er, it was my segregationist Grandparents, as a kid, that got me started on the racial realist highway. Growing up, I was repulsed by the pro-Negro naivete of my peers, and much of my parents’ age group. There was quite a Generation Gap then between the younger and older adults on this issue. These days, much of the problem is these aging Boomers, with their racial naivete. They are backbone of the Libtard contigent, the “elder statesmen” of this sick cult. Because Blacks are only about 15% of America, a coalition of their stupidity and Hispanics is what put Obama in office. If these Libtards and Hispanics are not now waking up to what a mistake they make by trusting a Negro, I don’t know what will awaken them.

    • John S

      YngveKlezmer, exactly.
      Once my grandparents died I felt at the mercy of the baby boomers who almost seemed relieved that their WWII parents were dead. And the liberal propaganda machine was officially in full swing. The election of Clinton was proof they were in charge and LA riots in about 1993 was a racial wake-up call for me.

  • YngveKlezmer

    Good to see some of my peers have had a racial awakening after embracing such radical views.