Posts tagged ‘racism’
That was 2004.
And he’s right.
That (hate) train is never late.
Which is a million gozillion times beyond the saddest of sad things ever to spur sadness in the entire and collective history of the known universe.
At least it is for me.
Because, here I was, all peppy, proud and playfully politically puffy thinking folks were out there reading important shit, learning important shit and basically gettin’ their social and political shit all kinds of together.
Californians passed Proposition 30, which is a combined four-year, quarter-cent general sales tax increase and an income tax increase for people who make at least $250,000 a year. The money is projected to raise an average of $6 billion annually for the state’s general fund and education to prevent nearly $6 billion in “trigger cuts,” mostly to education, this year.
::: Yay Education! :::
Ballot initiatives allowing same-sex marriage passed in Washington state, Maryland and Maine.
::: Yay Equal Rights!! :::
Ballot measures legalizing pot in Colorado and Washington both passed, and initiatives legalizing marijuana for medical purposes in Massachusetts and Arkansas passed.
::: Yay Cheeto, err, Progressive Revenue Streams!!! :::
But then, alas, it happened.
The veritable tidal wave of racist rants I was fervently hoping against all possible hope would not be thought, typed or otherwise idiotically ideated flat out flooded the Twittersphere — with exactly who you’d expect to see barfing the most bigotry — Alabama and Mississippi.
::: Some things never change … :::
::: belch :::
::: blech :::
And I’m all ‘Goddamn you Alabama! Why can’t you make the news for something positive just ONCE?!’
ACK to infinity!!!
You are home to my two greatest joys and loves — my family and my beloved, sacred, down-on-their-luck-at-the-moment-but-ready-to-
RISE Auburn Tigers!!!
My happy places!!!
Why must you balance such wondrous glory and goodness with the kind of gut-level asshattery that should have died out MORE than decades ago?!?!
Quadruple ACK to infinity!!!!!
… oh, but I digress … this isn’t about me … it’s about an informed electorate … only not so much …
Floating Sheep produced a frighteningly telling geocoded map showing a spike in small-minded Tweets after election day.
They used a location quotient inspired measure (LQ) indicating each state’s share of election hate speech tweet relative to its total number of tweets. A score of 1.0 indicates that a state has relatively the same number of hate speech tweets as its total number of tweets. Scores above 1.0 indicate that hate speech is more prevalent than all tweets, suggesting that the state’s “Twitterspace” contains more racists post-election tweets than the norm.
Mississippi and Alabama have the highest LQ measures with scores of 7.4 and 8.1, respectively.
things people never change.
Ed. Note: I know it’s easy to be stupid and roll around in stupidity all day just being stupid and all … but now and then, just occasionally, every once in a while, open a fucking book and learn something rather than just sitting around spewing the stupid that just makes you look, well, STUPID!
This is why it’s called The White House, kittens:
It is a reference to the color of the house.
The porous sandstone walls of the building were coated with a mixture of lime, rice glue, casein and lead, which give it the white color and led to the familiar name.
It was originally called the “President’s Palace”, but was changed to “Executive Mansion” in 1810 to avoid connections with royalty.
People have always (always) historically referred to the building as the white house because of its appearance.
President Theodore Roosevelt officially adopted the name “The White House” on Oct. 12, 1901.
P.S. Pumpkins: Four More Years. Yep. Deal with it, bitches! 🙂
Straight from the ‘Literally too stupid to be allowed in public’ file — a teacher from (like you couldn’t just guess?!) GEORGIA (mmm hmmm) allowed students to don mock Ku Klux Klan outfits for a school project.
Now, when I first read that I was all ‘What in the fucked-up hell kind of bullshit project is that?!’ but then my liberalcommiepinko everyoneshouldbeheard heart was all ‘Maybe I’m not getting the full picture here’ which actually just really pissed me off at me and made me all ‘Fuck that shit — there is no reason on God’s green EARTH that is acceptible!’
And – surprisingly yet thankfully – Lumpkin County School Superintendent Dewey Moye agreed.
::: all hope for our public education system is not lost … :::
He said DBotD Catherine Ariemma, who has taught a course combining U.S. history with film education for several years, could face punishment ranging from suspension to termination.
::: either of which is a perfect chaser for knowing you’re a colossal fucking dumbass without an ounce of common sense and judgment only a Metzger or Duke could love … :::
Ariemma said the whole mess began when her students decided to trace the history of racism in America as their high school project. Five pupils took on the subject, which included one of them filming the other four wearing the repulsive robes while reviewing Klan history.
And (like you couldn’t just guess?!) none of her students are black. (mmm hmmm)
“The kids brought the sheets in, they had SpongeBob party hats underneath to make it shaped like a cone,” Ariemma said. “They cut out the eyes so they could see.”
She then led the students out of the classroom and through the cafeteria to another location for filming.
::: dumb and dumber :::
“That’s when I heard there were a couple of students who were upset,” she said.
That shit is offensive!
“It was poor judgment on my part in allowing them to film at school,” Ariemma said. “… That was a hard lesson learned.”
The poor judgment was allowing the filming at school?! NOT allowing them to be clothed in what is loathed?!?
::: Calgon, take me away … :::
The sight of people in Klan-like outfits upset some black students at the school and led at least one parent to complain.
Student Cody Rider told local media that his cousin was among those who saw the group in white sheets and was frightened.
“I got mad and stood up and I tried to go handle it,” he told the TV station.
Moye pointed out that Ariemma has no history of missteps at the school.
The Cookie points out that you don’t … until you do …
You know it’s gonna be a long day when the first thing you read is a tale of retarded racist redneckery so egregious you fall out of your chair and land squareass on the Pergo under the Mac.
::: I did. I’m ok. Thanks for asking. :::
Today’s tale comes from landlords Wilber and Julie Williams – a couple who help put the ASS in Tallassee, Alabama one good ol’ boy day at a time.
These two twits sling stupid so well they got the attention of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which charged the degenerate duo with violating a nifty little piece of legislation we like to call the Fair Housing Act after they forced a white couple to move from a rented home because they were seen …
… doing drugs in the den?
::: nope – try again! :::
… pimping ho’s out the house?
::: nuh uh – try again!! :::
… selling babies off the back porch?
::: Negatory!!!! Try again!!!! :::
… talking to a black couple in their front yard?
::: DING DING DING — we have a winner!!!! :::
The whole mess began back in February when the cankerous couple rented a house to Melissa Jones and her family. Things were going along just fine until one day in May when the Frankenpair did a drive-by at the exact moment that *gasp* BLACK PEOPLE were visiting with Jones!!!
::: How shocking in these modern times and all – right? Oh wait … it’s Tallassee … I think they’re still holding out for a Confederate win … :::
According to Jones’ statement to HUD authorities, her bias bitch of a landlord later called her demanding, “Those people need to leave. I don’t want them on my property.”
One week later Judgmental Julie is said to have called the renters again — only this time her phone conversation was recorded.
::: I you, technology!!!! :::
The phone transcript is said to show Julie Williams saying, “If y’all want to have African-Americans to visit, we’re going to ask you to move … this has never happened with any renters that we’ve had … It’s not fine on our property.”
::: someone’s got her Klan robe in a BIG ol’ twisty bunch!! :::
The case goes on to state that Jones told her landlord she wasn’t just friends with black people — but that she had family members (bluud tahz, y’all) who were of mixed ethnic background. She says she was then told to “go ahead and move before the rent’s due for July.”
::: K …K …K’mon! Really?:::
Melissa Jones told HUD authorities that the McCainiac called again in July to pressure her into moving, telling her, “You should live in the projects if you want to interact with those people. I will sell the house if I have to in order to get you out. I don’t care if you made a complaint to HUD, you have to move.”
::: yew kin hav mah kohled ded hart wen yew prah et frum mah kohled ded bohdee :::
The couple moved the first of September.
If a U.S. Administrative Law judge finds the depraved defendants guilty he can award damages for actual loss, emotional distress, humiliation, and loss of civil rights.
::: YE$ :::
The judge can also add civil penalties and a federal district court judge can award punitive damages if the defendants are found guilty.
::: YE$$$$$$$ :::
Let’s all lift Melissa up, Up, UP in prayer so that she may receive actual, real, hardly-practiced-in-the-deep-South, 21st Century-style justice and not just some nastyass rotting doublewide, a pair of wooden dentures and a tattered Farmer’s Almanac.
Can’t hurt to hope …
During last night’s second presidential debate, Big Mac asked if the audience knew who voted for the Bush-Cheney energy bill …
::: clearly a rhetorical question — this IS America, of course they didn’t know :::
… then he thumb-pointed at my boyfriend and said: “That one.”
Wait … what??
Couldn’t squeak out a “he did”?
Didn’t want to go with “my opponent”?
Not even a winky-noddy glancy-type motion in the general direction of the person to which he was referring?!?
Nope — ‘that one’ … and I’m all, like, ‘WOW and stuff, did he really just say that?’ … and then I remembered the way His Most Mavericky Maverickness has referred to his own wife (bless her little c*nty heart!) … and I wondered if I should be shocked at all.
I’m still wondering …
During a rambling, idiotic diatribe about how the piss-poor viewer response to her crapass news reading are totally not her fault, Cunty spewed forth the following verbal nugget:
” … sexism in the American society is more common than racism …”
Yeeeaaahhh, because white, multi-millionwhores know a lot about racism, y’all!
It’s not her. It’s YOU – you sexist prick!
Source (the 12th graf is a grabber!)
The PC Police are at it again … this time in Dallas County, Texas where a snoozer of a meeting about traffic tickets turned all kinds of nasty as quick as 1-2-3 over the use of one of the world’s most common astronomy terms.
1. Commissioner Kenneth Mayfield, who is white, said it seemed that central collections office “has become a black hole” because paperwork routinely gets lost there.
2. That caused Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is black, to shout “Excuse me!” before correcting his pigment-deficient colleague, saying the office has become a “white hole.”
3. And that caused Judge Thomas Jones, also black, to demand an apology from whitey Mayfield for his racially insensitive comment.
Seriously people — this again?!?
I feel a crying jag coming on.
Source: American Heritage Dictionary
Source: Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)
I’ll grant you, so far the 2008 Verbal Retardation Award has to go to the Brits who wanted to ban ‘brainstorming’ in favor of ‘thought showering’ — but these Dallas County Commissioners have definitely earned themselves a most dishonorable mention in the ’20 Kinds of Asshatednessly Overboard Responses’ subcategory.
What other perfectly legit words and phrases will we next be asked to quit?
::: Los Angelinos rejoice — right? :::
::: Not many are actually doing that right now anyway :::
::: where o’ where will Aunt Midge’s mail go?!?!?! :::
::: don’t get excited Cleetus – you’ll always have that honor :::
God help the environmentalists once the aliens go PC …
Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman, the world’s most famous racist, over-sunned, racist, bleached out, racist, chain-smoking, racist, bounty hunter, will return to the A&E network nearly eight months after a taped verbal assault against his son’s black girlfriend forced the network to yank his stank-ass crap show from its lineup.
“We’re really confident that the time is right to bring him back,” said Dan Silbrman, the network’s vice president of publicity.
And by that he meant ‘our ratings are down and we know how much the public loves to watch a human trainwreck but we couldn’t sign Britney so we’re bringing the Dog back.”
During a media event at the Kahala Hotel on Wednesday to announce the show’s return, Dog spewed forth the following idiocy:
“As far as the word that I said, it hurts people’s feelings. I am not famous for that.”
Umm, yeah you are.