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NYT: "Millions of Racist Objects Sit in the Homes of Everyday Americans."

It’s psychologically stressful being a Good Person these days: there’s Fake News, there are all the Muslim girls and NFL players being attacking by roving mobs of Trump voters, the Kremlin is sending secret messages to your Republican uncle that he must receive via his dental fillings the way he keeps coming up with wisecracks when you try to talk to him about how evil he is …

And then there’s the constant menace of Racist Objects.

From the New York Times:

Confronting Racist Objects
By Logan Jaffe Dec. 9, 2016

Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans. We asked for your experiences with these objects and received hundreds of responses. Some of you told us about your family heirlooms. Some described antique finds, and many of you simply wanted to know what should be done with racist objects. What is their place today, when racial tensions and racial attacks are on the rise? Here are some of your stories about reconciling, reclaiming and reinterpreting racist objects.

You can just tell that racist objects are out there, in dusty cardboard boxes in attics and garages, emanating waves of hate.

Other NYT articles on the Racist Object threat:

Racist Objects: A Painful Past Still Present

Confronting My Racist Object

 
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  1. The horror!

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  2. Headline from the future:

    NYT: “Confronting people who throw away African-American images”

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  3. I worked with a woman who did this! We got along swimmingly because she wasn’t constantly on the sniff for any little mistake that could be whipped into an HR inquisition!

    Isn’t this how these “horrors” are eventually worked through?

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    • Replies: @White Guy In Japan
    We have outsourced most of that to Asia. (Who are hilariously unaware of the offensive nature of blackface.)

    https://goo.gl/DAwO4E
  5. Girl with a Pearl Earring.

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    Girl with a Pearl Earring
     
    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

     

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/
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    Only ‘racist’ objects?

    No concern over ‘Islamophobic’, ‘homophobic’, ‘sexist’, ‘misogynist’, ‘transphobic’, ‘xenophobic’, ‘fatophobic’, and etc objects?

    And don’t forget your book collection. And movie collection. Do you know there are ‘gay’ jokes in John Hughes movies from the 80s? Oh my!!!

    We need to do something about all such items. We need to do house-cleaning and toss all that garbage out!!! To make it easier, do the chore to rap music that is filled with sensitive lyrics.

    Time to clear away all reactionary objects.

    http://www.antique-chinese-furniture.com/blog/2013/02/10/burn-loot-and-pillage-destruction-of-antiques-during-chinas-cultural-revolution/

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  7. They are going to remove the racist defeated Confederate soldier object looking south in Alexandria, because he doesn’t look happy he lost.

    Then they have to remove Nathan Bedford Forrest’s racist bone objects from the ground, so they don’t get racism in the ground water.

    Next up: Renaming the racist object known as the Jefferson memorial as the Slavery memorial. Also the Washington racist monument object will be renamed for Obama, for obvious reasons. Michelle Obama, that is.

    Then they can blow up the racist objects carved on Mount Rushmore.

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What’s Your Problem??

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    • Replies: @Dr. X

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What’s Your Problem??
     
    Yeah, and the Khmer Rouge shot half the country to death on suspicion of being bourgeois. Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could...
  8. “many of you simply wanted to know what should be done with racist objects”

    I’m reminded of Norm Macdonald’s antisemitic ventriloquism dummy.

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  9. The Solution? Each city must organize its very own Bonfire of the Minorities. They must destroy not only racist objects, but objects reeking of imperialism and white privilege, like Renaissance art. Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium, where art is being destroyed, alongside the rebels protecting it, because its aesthetic qualities are dangerous to a society that has anesthetized itself for the sake of social control and harmony. The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.

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    • Replies: @frayedthread

    Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium,
     
    C'mon - underrated? Its ridiculous.
    https://youtu.be/6PX4UYN_a9I?t=61
    , @Ripple Earthdevil
    Why stop with the Confederate Flag? We need to get rid of the American flag, which is the ultimate symbol of racism/imperialism/oppression/ad nauseam.

    Meanwhile, maybe if we can cleanse American homes of all those horrible racist objects then blacks will stop killing each other on our city streets.
    , @Louis Renault

    The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.
     
    That's the most effective fundraising symbol of the NAACP, can't get rid of that.
  10. Do rather like this one:

    Mariana Vaca
    23, San Diego, Mexican-American

    “Memín Pinguín was one of my favorite toys as a kid. He was black, plastic, wore a red baseball cap and always had his pants down, ready to have an inflammable stick inserted so he would look like he was pooping. He was one of the first toys I always wanted to buy whenever I went to visit my family in Guadalajara, Mexico, since I couldn’t get him in the U.S. It wasn’t until I was an adult that I began to feel differently. I have kept this object and have in fact purchased more for my friends. I think it’s important to see how a seemingly harmless toy can affect the way we see people who are not like us.”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mem%C3%ADn_Pingu%C3%ADn

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  11. Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.

    How long before Amazon bans Gone with the Wind?

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    • Replies: @CCZ
    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent's Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county's schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are "great literature," but said at a school board meeting, "There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is."

    Rothstein-Williams said the books' use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    "We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable," she said. "We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not."
     
    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.
    , @dfordoom

    Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.
     
    More like 95%. There's going to be the Mother of All Book Burnings.
  12. Wow, I never realized this. Thank goodness we have smart boys and girls who can see below the surface and sniff out racism! Around the estate here at first glance I see a couch and some pillows, a couple of lamps, a picture of my parents (oops, they are white….maybe that’s it?), a clock (an invention stolen from third worlders by evil white males, mebbe?), several pairs of shoes, a cell phone, a persian rug (maybe exploitation of third worlders that I’m missing?). There must be all kinds of racisty vibes emanating from these things and, innocent and probably racist neophyte that I am, I can’t detect them! I wonder how this doofus detects the vibes–does he/she look or sniff around, meditate, use a divining rod, or a metal detector thingy you see people using @ the beach? What a moron!!

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    • Replies: @bomag
    Don't leave out those items in your wallet; green with pictures of racists past. Must donate to enlightened Other for proper disposal.
  13. @Romanian
    The Solution? Each city must organize its very own Bonfire of the Minorities. They must destroy not only racist objects, but objects reeking of imperialism and white privilege, like Renaissance art. Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium, where art is being destroyed, alongside the rebels protecting it, because its aesthetic qualities are dangerous to a society that has anesthetized itself for the sake of social control and harmony. The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.

    Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium,

    C’mon – underrated? Its ridiculous.

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    • Replies: @Romanian
    Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs. Let me have my unrealistic gunplay. And the movie showed surprising emotion, with a very good performance by Bale. I really do watch it every now and then.
  14. Disappointed that no one talked about finding copies of Christie’s And Then There None/ Ten Little Indians with the original title, Ten Little Ni[*****]….

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_Then_There_Were_None#Publication_and_book_title_history

    And why didn’t someone mention Joseph Conrad’s The Ni[****] of the ‘Narcissus’: A Tale of the Sea?

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    • Replies: @JerryC
    Amazon has a politically correct version of the Joseph Conrad's classic for those who might not be inclined to confront a racist book title:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/9076660115/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481503230&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=n+word+of+the+narcissus
    , @BB753
    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to "unread" the book and then destroy it?
    , @David
    Did they mention Gibbon?

    "A metaphysical religion may appear too refined for the capacity of the negro race: yet a black or a parrot might be taught to repeat the words of the Chalcedonian or Monophysite creed."
  15. Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.

    Do these people not sleep? How do they come up with this sh*t???

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    • Replies: @George
    Some people watch too many episodes of antique roadshow and American Pickers.
    , @yaqub the mad scientist
    There are thousands of humanities majors to write this stuff. It's no different than their wacky master's theses-they're scrambling together a topic like those poetry word magnets on refrigerators for something to say. Seriously.
    , @Romanian
    C.S. Lewis


    “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
     
  16. And wasn’t anyone traumatized by watching The Dam Busters? After all, the dog is named “Ni[****]”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dam_Busters_(film)

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    • Replies: @Blosky
    FWIW, I've cried more over pets than people. And that part of the flick made me cry.
  17. I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

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    • Replies: @antipater_1

    "I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?"
     
    Indeed it is. Also throw out any Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce that you may have. The Feds could show up at your door any time.

    Do you have any Uncle Ben's rice? If so you are triple damned.

    Do you have a monkey wrench?

    , @Buck Turgidson
    Geez do you even have to ask?
    , @Mike Zwick
    Toss it in the same pile as the Uncle Ben's Rice.
    , @Jonathan Silber
    I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

    First they came for the flapjacks, and I did not speak out...
  18. @syonredux
    Disappointed that no one talked about finding copies of Christie's And Then There None/ Ten Little Indians with the original title, Ten Little Ni[*****]....

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_Then_There_Were_None#Publication_and_book_title_history

    And why didn't someone mention Joseph Conrad's The Ni[****] of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Sea?

    Amazon has a politically correct version of the Joseph Conrad’s classic for those who might not be inclined to confront a racist book title:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/9076660115/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481503230&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=n+word+of+the+narcissus

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  19. “…roving gangs of Trump supporters…”

    LOL, ROFL. A classic, Mr. Sailer. Mind if I use this?

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    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
    Yes, reminiscent of that stock phrase in newspaper coverage 1960s riots: "Roving bands of Negro youths."
  20. These twits won’t stop until there’s a Back to Africa movement. When its too much of a problem for them to even be around, something has to give. Pack your bags tray-tray, The Savannah is calling you, and this time we have a boat ticket for ya.

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    • Replies: @Bob Smith of Suburbia
    Never happen. They are like spoiled brat teenagers who want endless free food, toys and lodging, but don't want to be seen riding in Mom's lame minivan. (Though a ride to the mall would be nice.) (You better do it now, b*tch.)

    What they need is a good spanking.
  21. I need to bone up on my Soviet history about when this wave of ridiculousness hit that culture.

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    • Replies: @Forbes
    On the seventh day, when the Lord rested, the void was filled with Soviet busybodies...
  22. @syonredux
    And wasn't anyone traumatized by watching The Dam Busters? After all, the dog is named "Ni[****]"

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dam_Busters_(film)

    FWIW, I’ve cried more over pets than people. And that part of the flick made me cry.

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  23. @Buck Turgidson
    Wow, I never realized this. Thank goodness we have smart boys and girls who can see below the surface and sniff out racism! Around the estate here at first glance I see a couch and some pillows, a couple of lamps, a picture of my parents (oops, they are white....maybe that's it?), a clock (an invention stolen from third worlders by evil white males, mebbe?), several pairs of shoes, a cell phone, a persian rug (maybe exploitation of third worlders that I'm missing?). There must be all kinds of racisty vibes emanating from these things and, innocent and probably racist neophyte that I am, I can't detect them! I wonder how this doofus detects the vibes--does he/she look or sniff around, meditate, use a divining rod, or a metal detector thingy you see people using @ the beach? What a moron!!

    Don’t leave out those items in your wallet; green with pictures of racists past. Must donate to enlightened Other for proper disposal.

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  24. @gcochran
    Girl with a Pearl Earring.

    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.

    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    She's not a natural blonde:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/30/celebrities-real-hair-colors_n_4697296.html
    , @bomag
    First line in the linked article: I’m tired of seeing white people on the silver screen.

    Huge number of films come out of Bollywood; Nollywood; China; et al with nary a White person in sight; most films available free on youtube and elsewhere.

    Avert your eyes from the filth of Hollywood! For the children!

    , @Anonymous Nephew
    Sailer's Law of Female Journalism yet again. For good or ill, the blonde is the ne plus ultra of female beauty, as witness their over-representation in the wives of the rich and powerful (of all races) in the West.

    Ms Cole - https://oliviaacole.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/olivia1_logo.png
    , @Kyle McKenna

    humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    Not for me to say that it's 'most perfect' but the way things are going, Ms Cole need not worry that the 'end of humanity' will be blonde, white, or blue-eyed.

    She's just trying to make it happen sooner.
  25. all the Muslim girls… being attacking by roving mobs of Trump voters

    A high school friend of mine who considers herself a centrist and with whom I keep in touch for reasons I do not understand lamented in a PM to me right after the election that a friend of hers, a “liberal veiled Muslim woman,” was being heckled by Trump supporters after the election. I regret not taking the chance to call her bulls___ and to tell her she should call her friend’s. “Liberal Muslim woman” is a possibility (if one thinks “Muslim” in the strictly confessional sense), and so is “veiled Muslim woman.” Hell, a “veiled Muslim woman who voted Democrat” is a possibility, but of course in America she’s only a leftist as one of the “out-groups” composing Sailer’s coalition of the fringes. Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes: it is the immigrants, the permanent residents (“French” Muslims), who make every attempt to be as conspicuously Islamic as possible.

    A truly liberal, veiled Muslim woman in the West knows damn well what the veil represents to her neighbors. I’m not going to risk a penal conviction by saying “let them at her,” but I will say I have absolutely no sympathy for the plight of histrionic provocators.

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    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    "Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes:"

    Saudi princesses used to ditch the headgear as soon as the jetliner left Saudi airspace.

    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    Back in the 1970s the line to the airplane's lady's room for a quick change into appropriate attire would start forming an hour or two before Riyadh. It always amused me that many of the younger women in the line were obviously nursing hangovers from their last binge before the return to Wahabbist purity.
  26. Comrade Sailer, they may take my racist objects, but they will never pollute my precious racist bodily fluids! Cyka Blyat!

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  27. @Ainsley
    Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.


    Do these people not sleep? How do they come up with this sh*t???

    Some people watch too many episodes of antique roadshow and American Pickers.

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  28. The constant scrambling for new phobias and the increasing scrutiny over the smallest offenses looks a lot like the behavior of hapless investors trying to pull the last bit of wealth out of a bursting speculative bubble.

    I bet the Leftists are feeling a lot like how Anglican bishops felt when Darwinism came in vogue.

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  29. @Nico

    all the Muslim girls... being attacking by roving mobs of Trump voters
     
    A high school friend of mine who considers herself a centrist and with whom I keep in touch for reasons I do not understand lamented in a PM to me right after the election that a friend of hers, a "liberal veiled Muslim woman," was being heckled by Trump supporters after the election. I regret not taking the chance to call her bulls___ and to tell her she should call her friend's. "Liberal Muslim woman" is a possibility (if one thinks "Muslim" in the strictly confessional sense), and so is "veiled Muslim woman." Hell, a "veiled Muslim woman who voted Democrat" is a possibility, but of course in America she's only a leftist as one of the "out-groups" composing Sailer's coalition of the fringes. Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes: it is the immigrants, the permanent residents ("French" Muslims), who make every attempt to be as conspicuously Islamic as possible.

    A truly liberal, veiled Muslim woman in the West knows damn well what the veil represents to her neighbors. I'm not going to risk a penal conviction by saying "let them at her," but I will say I have absolutely no sympathy for the plight of histrionic provocators.

    “Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes:”

    Saudi princesses used to ditch the headgear as soon as the jetliner left Saudi airspace.

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  30. @syonredux
    Disappointed that no one talked about finding copies of Christie's And Then There None/ Ten Little Indians with the original title, Ten Little Ni[*****]....

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_Then_There_Were_None#Publication_and_book_title_history

    And why didn't someone mention Joseph Conrad's The Ni[****] of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Sea?

    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to “unread” the book and then destroy it?

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to “unread” the book and then destroy it?
     
    A knotty problem. Perhaps intensive psychotherapy to counteract the trauma that comes with simply reading the racist title of Conrad's book?
    , @Danindc
    Read it backwards and all is forgiven.
    , @schmenz
    Perhaps Ray Bradbury was on to something with those "book people" in Fahrenheit 451:

    https://youtu.be/nCaLf7fA07w
  31. These counterrevolutionary objects remind us that we must resolutely smash the Four Olds.

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  32. This actually may show that Mr. Trump is now influencing even his old enemy the NYT, (a.k.a. Carlos Slim’s Blog) to think wholesome thoughts and embrace wholesome views.

    The theme of the piece is: “reconciling, reclaiming, and reinterpreting racist objects”. How shall a GoodThink Compassionate Caucasian Cuckold do that, when it’s well known that his great-great-grandfather fought Indians so that his great-grandfather could cut the pine and live oak forests so that his father could have a cotton plantation run by slaves? (The “racist object” in question being History of South-Central Mississippi, 1730-1848 by Templeton K. Wytebouye, Copyright U. of Miss. Press, 1923).

    We must write children’s books such as “Billy-O!” The “inspiring, true story of a 1/4 Indian, 1/4 Black Creole, 1/2 White runaway slave who lied about his age (he was actually only 14) to enlist in the Confederate Navy in New Orleans in 1862″. –Saint Cleve Chronicle. “Proves, for the very first time, the full extent of Black support for the Confederacy in Louisiana ante-bellum”. — Ibid. “Based upon Wihtebouye’s exhaustive research into same.”.

    It should all be inspiring, “Great Again” kiddie nonsense, just as foolish as Parson Weems, if not more so.

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  33. @syonredux
    Disappointed that no one talked about finding copies of Christie's And Then There None/ Ten Little Indians with the original title, Ten Little Ni[*****]....

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_Then_There_Were_None#Publication_and_book_title_history

    And why didn't someone mention Joseph Conrad's The Ni[****] of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Sea?

    Did they mention Gibbon?

    “A metaphysical religion may appear too refined for the capacity of the negro race: yet a black or a parrot might be taught to repeat the words of the Chalcedonian or Monophysite creed.”

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    Did they mention Gibbon?
     
    Not that I saw.And I also didn't see any pained reactions to David Hume:

    I am apt to suspect the negroes to be naturally inferior to the whites. There scarcely ever was a civilized nation of that complexion, nor even any individual eminent either in action or speculation. No ingenious manufactures amongst them, no arts, no sciences. On the other hand, the most rude and barbarous of the whites, such as the ancient GERMANS, the present TARTARS, have still something eminent about them, in their valour, form of government, or some other particular. Such a uniform and constant difference could not happen, in so many countries and ages, if nature had not made an original distinction between these breeds of men. Not to mention our colonies, there are NEGROE slaves dispersed all over EUROPE, of whom none ever discovered any symptoms of ingenuity; though low people, without education, will start up amongst us, and distinguish themselves in every profession. In JAMAICA, indeed, they talk of one negroe as a man of parts and learning; but it is likely he is admired for slender accomplishments, like a parrot, who speaks a few words plainly.
     
  34. @BB753
    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to "unread" the book and then destroy it?

    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to “unread” the book and then destroy it?

    A knotty problem. Perhaps intensive psychotherapy to counteract the trauma that comes with simply reading the racist title of Conrad’s book?

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  35. [At NYT Headquarters, reporters examine a racist object]

    “Wait… there are markings. It’s some form of English, I can’t read it.”
    “There are few who can. The language is that of Pre-1965 Americans, which I will not utter here.”
    “Americans?”
    “In the common tongue it reads “One Racist Object to Rule Them All. One Racist Object to Find Them. One Racist Object to Bring Them All and In The Darkness Bind Them.”

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  36. @CrunchybutRealistCon
    Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.

    How long before Amazon bans Gone with the Wind?

    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent’s Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county’s schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are “great literature,” but said at a school board meeting, “There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is.”

    Rothstein-Williams said the books’ use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    “We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable,” she said. “We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not.”

    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.

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    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia."

    Gangsta rap is the music genre that has the most lyrics containing death threats. There has been a lot of gangsta rap songs about wanting to murder one's enemies. But these violent lyrics are not put in the same category as yelling fire in a crowded theater because that would be racist.
    , @bomag

    following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.
     
    Another Stanley Ann Dunham to the rescue.
    , @Kyle McKenna
    Just look at where Accomack County is. I'm frankly amazed there are any Rothsteins there, but I'm naïve.
    , @Sonny's Mom
    Update: This story was reported across the country on many conservative talk radio programs. Then the rest of the parents in the school complained back. The books were quickly restored to the school library
  37. And here’s a Black author talking about reading HP Lovecraft:

    LAVALLE: Well, here’s the funny thing – so I didn’t realize it when I was 10 or 11 reading these stories. And I read pretty much all of them. And in some of them, he’s pretty blatant about his particular hatred – particularly of black people. When I was 10 or 11 and I read these stories, I read them only for the wild and outlandish plots and the large cosmic dread sort of thing. And in a way, I was naive and I could overlook what should have been blatant clues about the uglier sides of H.P. Lovecraft’s personality and his ideas. Like, for instance, the story where he has a cat named [expletive] Man, and he calls him that 19 times in this really short story and takes great pleasure in talking about kicking this cat and all this stuff. And then he has other things other things – he has a poem that’s pretty famous. He has a longer story – “The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward” – that gets into some ugly stuff. And when I was, like, 10 or 11, I just didn’t even see it. I think I just couldn’t have processed it. And then when I was about 15 or 16, I started being like what is this dude – what did he just say? And it was the kind of thing that you would say, like – if you were walking down the street and somebody said that, you’d smack them in the mouth. So why did I say that it was OK on the page? And yet by this point, I already loved the stories, so it made for these very conflicted feelings.

    http://www.npr.org/2016/02/29/468558238/the-ballad-of-black-tom-offers-a-tribute-and-critique-of-lovecraft

    The cat named Ni[****] Man comes from HPL’s “The Rats in the Walls.” For the record, the cat is never abused in the story. HPL was one of the world’s greatest ailurophiles, and the cat in the story was named after his own beloved childhood pet.

    As for The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, Black people are barely present in the text. And when bad stuff happens to them, it’s done by the book’s villain, the thoroughly Anglo-Saxon Joseph Curwen . One can only assume that Mr Lavalle has been so traumatized by HPL’s use of a racist epithet for a cat that he can no longer properly recall what he has read….

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  38. A girlfriend invited me to a Christmas party for her martial arts class years ago. The instructor was Ernest Hart, top fighter, Chuck Norris contemporary. Hart is black.
    He noticed the hostess of the party had some figurines of black plantation dolls on display in the living room. He took one of the male figurines and said to it, “Come on brother, I’m busting you out of here! We’re going get on the Underground Railroad and ride to freedom!”
    He was laughing and teasing the hostess, who was one of his students. He really didn’t seem offended, he seemed to think it was funny.
    I guess he missed an opportunity to lecture everyone about racism. Oh well.

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  39. @David
    Did they mention Gibbon?

    "A metaphysical religion may appear too refined for the capacity of the negro race: yet a black or a parrot might be taught to repeat the words of the Chalcedonian or Monophysite creed."

    Did they mention Gibbon?

    Not that I saw.And I also didn’t see any pained reactions to David Hume:

    I am apt to suspect the negroes to be naturally inferior to the whites. There scarcely ever was a civilized nation of that complexion, nor even any individual eminent either in action or speculation. No ingenious manufactures amongst them, no arts, no sciences. On the other hand, the most rude and barbarous of the whites, such as the ancient GERMANS, the present TARTARS, have still something eminent about them, in their valour, form of government, or some other particular. Such a uniform and constant difference could not happen, in so many countries and ages, if nature had not made an original distinction between these breeds of men. Not to mention our colonies, there are NEGROE slaves dispersed all over EUROPE, of whom none ever discovered any symptoms of ingenuity; though low people, without education, will start up amongst us, and distinguish themselves in every profession. In JAMAICA, indeed, they talk of one negroe as a man of parts and learning; but it is likely he is admired for slender accomplishments, like a parrot, who speaks a few words plainly.

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    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
    So this Black dude walks into a bar with a parrot.

    Bartender: "Hey, that's pretty cool! Where'd you get that?"

    Parrot: "From Africa. They've got millions of 'em!"
  40. @Steve Sailer
    "Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes:"

    Saudi princesses used to ditch the headgear as soon as the jetliner left Saudi airspace.

    The booze appears pretty quickly too.

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  41. Anonymous says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @syonredux

    Girl with a Pearl Earring
     
    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

     

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/
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    • Replies: @syonredux

    She’s not a natural blonde:
     
    Light brown is equally damning.And then there are those evil light eyes:

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/0d/36/a7/0d36a7e3df0dc55d1437332ce1a847b4.jpg

    She's the SJW nightmare made flesh
    , @Jefferson
    "She’s not a natural blonde:"

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde. Women who are born brunettes but dye their hair as adults can't pass for natural blondes because the hair does not match their Non Nordic Aryan features.
    http://celebritiesaskids.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/scarlett-johansson-as-a-kid.jpg

    That is why blonde hair looks unnatural on Shakira for example, because Shakira did not have childhood blondism. Shakira was born with black hair. Shakira had a brunette childhood just like the vast majority of Colombian children.
    http://img1.izismile.com/img/img5/20120627/640/shakira_from_early_childhood_till_now_640_02.jpg

  42. Oh, crap. Guess I now have to smash and throw out all my Glenn Miller records. Solely because of “Pardon me, boy, is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo?”

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    • Replies: @schmenz
    "White Christmas" too.
    , @ganderson
    Or Bob Wills :

    "Little bee sucks the blossom, big bee gets the honey
    darkie raise the cotton, white man get the money"

    Take Me Back to Tulsa

    and:

    "I long to hear them darkies sing them old melodies
    Swanee River and Old Black Joe"

    Mississippi Delta Blues

    I used to have a copy of Mississippi Delta Blues- can't find another to save my life.
  43. @Nico

    all the Muslim girls... being attacking by roving mobs of Trump voters
     
    A high school friend of mine who considers herself a centrist and with whom I keep in touch for reasons I do not understand lamented in a PM to me right after the election that a friend of hers, a "liberal veiled Muslim woman," was being heckled by Trump supporters after the election. I regret not taking the chance to call her bulls___ and to tell her she should call her friend's. "Liberal Muslim woman" is a possibility (if one thinks "Muslim" in the strictly confessional sense), and so is "veiled Muslim woman." Hell, a "veiled Muslim woman who voted Democrat" is a possibility, but of course in America she's only a leftist as one of the "out-groups" composing Sailer's coalition of the fringes. Almost every Gulf or Iranian female expat I have ever encountered in Europe ditches her veil/hijab/etc. as soon as she deplanes: it is the immigrants, the permanent residents ("French" Muslims), who make every attempt to be as conspicuously Islamic as possible.

    A truly liberal, veiled Muslim woman in the West knows damn well what the veil represents to her neighbors. I'm not going to risk a penal conviction by saying "let them at her," but I will say I have absolutely no sympathy for the plight of histrionic provocators.

    Back in the 1970s the line to the airplane’s lady’s room for a quick change into appropriate attire would start forming an hour or two before Riyadh. It always amused me that many of the younger women in the line were obviously nursing hangovers from their last binge before the return to Wahabbist purity.

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  44. @Ainsley
    I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

    “I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?”

    Indeed it is. Also throw out any Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce that you may have. The Feds could show up at your door any time.

    Do you have any Uncle Ben’s rice? If so you are triple damned.

    Do you have a monkey wrench?

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  45. Anonymous says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Chrisnonymous
    Headline from the future:

    NYT: "Confronting people who throw away African-American images"

    XD

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  46. The TV in my living room is a racist object. It bombards me with disproportionate numbers of non-White, non-Christian people.

    Then when it becomes too much and I turn it off, it turns black.

    There is no escape.

    It’s out to get me.

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  47. @CCZ
    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent's Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county's schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are "great literature," but said at a school board meeting, "There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is."

    Rothstein-Williams said the books' use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    "We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable," she said. "We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not."
     
    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.

    “I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.”

    Gangsta rap is the music genre that has the most lyrics containing death threats. There has been a lot of gangsta rap songs about wanting to murder one’s enemies. But these violent lyrics are not put in the same category as yelling fire in a crowded theater because that would be racist.

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  48. Maybe, Ta-Neshi Coates will write a book about how racist objects are used to destroy black bodies.

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  49. This is a self-licking ice cream cone. Goodwhites ironically buy racist figurines, then adopt a non-ironic pose of victimhood when they show off their figurines to the NYT.

    I think they’ve evolved into faking their own hate crimes to themselves.

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  50. @Anonymous
    She's not a natural blonde:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/30/celebrities-real-hair-colors_n_4697296.html

    She’s not a natural blonde:

    Light brown is equally damning.And then there are those evil light eyes:

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/0d/36/a7/0d36a7e3df0dc55d1437332ce1a847b4.jpg

    She’s the SJW nightmare made flesh

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    • Replies: @Pericles
    Except for (((one saving grace))), of course.
    , @Anonymous
    She doesn't look very Nordic. She's short and doesn't have Nordic features. You're only bringing her up because she's half-Jewish. The SJW nightmare with Nordic looks would be someone like Taylor Swift, which is why she became an alt-right meme.
  51. Its GoodWhite moral posturing like that which prompts to say, “eff it. Call me racist, but don’t forget homophobic, sexist, misogynist, and Islamaphobic.”

    Its just easier being bad. Besides bad dudes get all the hot chicks, moral Parson Weems dudes get to harpoon whales like Ahab.

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  52. @Anonymous
    She's not a natural blonde:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/30/celebrities-real-hair-colors_n_4697296.html

    “She’s not a natural blonde:”

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde. Women who are born brunettes but dye their hair as adults can’t pass for natural blondes because the hair does not match their Non Nordic Aryan features.

    http://celebritiesaskids.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/scarlett-johansson-as-a-kid.jpg

    That is why blonde hair looks unnatural on Shakira for example, because Shakira did not have childhood blondism. Shakira was born with black hair. Shakira had a brunette childhood just like the vast majority of Colombian children.

    http://img1.izismile.com/img/img5/20120627/640/shakira_from_early_childhood_till_now_640_02.jpg

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde.
     
    I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go.
  53. Believe it or not, Orwell’s Burmese Days contains quite a lot of n*gger talk, confirming the theory that racism is a social construct.

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  54. I’ve got some, but they’re mainly to ward off Leftists from entering. I put them over doorways and burying them headfirst under the sash. Not one has entered since.

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  55. @Jefferson
    "She’s not a natural blonde:"

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde. Women who are born brunettes but dye their hair as adults can't pass for natural blondes because the hair does not match their Non Nordic Aryan features.
    http://celebritiesaskids.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/scarlett-johansson-as-a-kid.jpg

    That is why blonde hair looks unnatural on Shakira for example, because Shakira did not have childhood blondism. Shakira was born with black hair. Shakira had a brunette childhood just like the vast majority of Colombian children.
    http://img1.izismile.com/img/img5/20120627/640/shakira_from_early_childhood_till_now_640_02.jpg

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde.

    I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go.

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    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go."

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?
    , @dearieme
    Photo? Pah! Don't mothers keep childish locks any more?
  56. @Ainsley
    Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.


    Do these people not sleep? How do they come up with this sh*t???

    There are thousands of humanities majors to write this stuff. It’s no different than their wacky master’s theses-they’re scrambling together a topic like those poetry word magnets on refrigerators for something to say. Seriously.

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  57. @Thucydides
    For help in identifying such objects, check this out:

    https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=negrobilia&qpvt=negrobilia&qpvt=negrobilia&qpvt=negrobilia&FORM=IGRE

    We have outsourced most of that to Asia. (Who are hilariously unaware of the offensive nature of blackface.)

    https://goo.gl/DAwO4E

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    We have outsourced most of that to Asia. (Who are hilariously unaware of the offensive nature of blackface.)
     
    And then there's the Asian fondness for Whiteface:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xALhFzT2T2o
  58. Making fun of the NYT will soon be such low-hanging fruit that it won’t be fun anymore — which may actually be their aim.

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  59. Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans:

    White males on BarcaLoungers.

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  60. @CrunchybutRealistCon
    Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.

    How long before Amazon bans Gone with the Wind?

    Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.

    More like 95%. There’s going to be the Mother of All Book Burnings.

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    • Replies: @bomag
    Fahrenheit 451 is looking more prescient all the time.
  61. @syonredux

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde.
     
    I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go.

    “I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go.”

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?
     
    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn't go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.


    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.
  62. @White Guy In Japan
    We have outsourced most of that to Asia. (Who are hilariously unaware of the offensive nature of blackface.)

    https://goo.gl/DAwO4E

    We have outsourced most of that to Asia. (Who are hilariously unaware of the offensive nature of blackface.)

    And then there’s the Asian fondness for Whiteface:

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  63. @syonredux

    Girl with a Pearl Earring
     
    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

     

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/

    First line in the linked article: I’m tired of seeing white people on the silver screen.

    Huge number of films come out of Bollywood; Nollywood; China; et al with nary a White person in sight; most films available free on youtube and elsewhere.

    Avert your eyes from the filth of Hollywood! For the children!

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  64. “Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.”

    But they are not merely “everyday Americans”. They are…………………….racists!

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    “Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.”
     
    Remember, this is the same NYT which claims that Americans are above all afflicted by "Fear of the Black Penis" which leads to an obvious solution. Those tchotchkes on the mantelpiece?

    Oh wow, the Oxford Dictionary def of 'tchotchke' says it's a "NORTH AMERICAN" usage.

  65. @CCZ
    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent's Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county's schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are "great literature," but said at a school board meeting, "There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is."

    Rothstein-Williams said the books' use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    "We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable," she said. "We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not."
     
    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.

    following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    Another Stanley Ann Dunham to the rescue.

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    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels."

    I bet her Mulatto son uses the N word all of the time with his Black friends in school.
  66. Here is a t-shirt of Fat Albert with huge Negroid lips.

    http://dtpmhvbsmffsz.cloudfront.net/posts/2014/12/30/54a39b09bb27a44d38035291/m_54a39b0ebb27a44d380352a3.jpg

    If a White guy were to wear this shirt in public would he be considered an alt-right White supremacist in today’s extremely PC microaggression climate?

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  67. @dfordoom

    Thinking this racist object category will eventually cover 50% of books published before 1950.
     
    More like 95%. There's going to be the Mother of All Book Burnings.

    Fahrenheit 451 is looking more prescient all the time.

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  68. @syonredux

    Scarlett Johansson was blonde as a child, which means she was born a blonde. That is why she can pass for a natural blonde.
     
    I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go.

    Photo? Pah! Don’t mothers keep childish locks any more?

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  69. @Romanian
    The Solution? Each city must organize its very own Bonfire of the Minorities. They must destroy not only racist objects, but objects reeking of imperialism and white privilege, like Renaissance art. Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium, where art is being destroyed, alongside the rebels protecting it, because its aesthetic qualities are dangerous to a society that has anesthetized itself for the sake of social control and harmony. The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.

    Why stop with the Confederate Flag? We need to get rid of the American flag, which is the ultimate symbol of racism/imperialism/oppression/ad nauseam.

    Meanwhile, maybe if we can cleanse American homes of all those horrible racist objects then blacks will stop killing each other on our city streets.

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  70. @Jefferson
    "I have a hairdresser-colorist friend. When clients want her to lighten their hair, she always asks to see a childhood photo, as that gives her a guide for how blonde they can go."

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?

    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.

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    • Replies: @Alden
    It depends on the skin and eye color. For instance, those Irish women with blue eyes, very fair skin and naturally black hair can go blonde very successfully. Only problem is that they have to bleach the roots every 10 days as black roots really show up. One of the Kardashians was born with blonde hair and her hair stayed naturally blonde/light brown all through her teen years. She's the one with the bleached blonde hair now.
    , @Jefferson
    "In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her."

    Shakira looks like a prostitute with her fake blonde hair.
  71. @bomag

    following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.
     
    Another Stanley Ann Dunham to the rescue.

    “following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.”

    I bet her Mulatto son uses the N word all of the time with his Black friends in school.

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  72.   This article makes me think of the Buddhas of Bamiyan.  I think, perhaps, it reflects an attitude very similar to that of the Taliban, that drove them to ignorantly destroy these irreplaceable works of ancient art.

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  73. So far I’ve unearthed a package of Uncle Ben’s parboiled rice..

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    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    My Uncle Ben's rice is Boil in a Bag. Is that a hate crime?
  74. anon says:     Show CommentNext New Comment

    Since we just celebrated getting our ass kicked at Pearl Harbor, I’m thinking there was some pretty negative racial propaganda.

    http://j387mediahistory.weebly.com/uploads/6/4/2/2/6422481/259686_orig.jpg

    Did their leaders really have buck teeth?

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  75. @frayedthread

    Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium,
     
    C'mon - underrated? Its ridiculous.
    https://youtu.be/6PX4UYN_a9I?t=61

    Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs. Let me have my unrealistic gunplay. And the movie showed surprising emotion, with a very good performance by Bale. I really do watch it every now and then.

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    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs."

    There is a film called Office Christmas Party where Jennifer Aniston beats up 2 Russian gangsters with her bare hands. I don't buy her as a Gina Carano type bad ass action female star because to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.
    , @Richard S
    Agreed! Vast plot holes, but a hell of a cool aesthetic
  76. @Romanian
    Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs. Let me have my unrealistic gunplay. And the movie showed surprising emotion, with a very good performance by Bale. I really do watch it every now and then.

    “Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs.”

    There is a film called Office Christmas Party where Jennifer Aniston beats up 2 Russian gangsters with her bare hands. I don’t buy her as a Gina Carano type bad ass action female star because to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.

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    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    Jefferson, Jennifer is a completely different character in "Horrible Bosses II", I was channel surfing when I tuned in to hear her say...."Let's get started. This pussy's not going to eat itself." Hint, there was no feline present and it wasn't a Chinese restaurant.
    , @Kyle McKenna

    to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.
     
    Never watched 'Friends' but it's "funny" that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name. I did like her in Horrible Bosses (1) and that Emirates ad.
  77. @syonredux

    Girl with a Pearl Earring
     
    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

     

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/

    Sailer’s Law of Female Journalism yet again. For good or ill, the blonde is the ne plus ultra of female beauty, as witness their over-representation in the wives of the rich and powerful (of all races) in the West.

    Ms Cole – https://oliviaacole.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/olivia1_logo.png

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  78. @Ainsley
    Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.


    Do these people not sleep? How do they come up with this sh*t???

    C.S. Lewis

    “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”

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    • Replies: @Seth Largo
    Some of my lefty Christian friends are constantly trying to claim Lewis as their own, as though his ecumenical streak was a thin veneer for a putative liberal Christianity. But he was clearly a crusty old Tory of the best kind. "Screwtape Proposes a Toast" and "On Bulverism," two of the last things he wrote, indicate whose side he would have been on had he lived into the 1970s and 80s.
    , @The Last Real Calvinist
    One of Lewis's very best quotations, and that's saying something. So much wisdom.
  79. @Dr. Doom
    These twits won't stop until there's a Back to Africa movement. When its too much of a problem for them to even be around, something has to give. Pack your bags tray-tray, The Savannah is calling you, and this time we have a boat ticket for ya.

    Never happen. They are like spoiled brat teenagers who want endless free food, toys and lodging, but don’t want to be seen riding in Mom’s lame minivan. (Though a ride to the mall would be nice.) (You better do it now, b*tch.)

    What they need is a good spanking.

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  80. @Ghost of Bull Moose
    They are going to remove the racist defeated Confederate soldier object looking south in Alexandria, because he doesn't look happy he lost.

    Then they have to remove Nathan Bedford Forrest's racist bone objects from the ground, so they don't get racism in the ground water.

    Next up: Renaming the racist object known as the Jefferson memorial as the Slavery memorial. Also the Washington racist monument object will be renamed for Obama, for obvious reasons. Michelle Obama, that is.

    Then they can blow up the racist objects carved on Mount Rushmore.

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What's Your Problem??

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What’s Your Problem??

    Yeah, and the Khmer Rouge shot half the country to death on suspicion of being bourgeois. Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could…

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    • Replies: @bomag

    Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could…
     
    Very much so; it is all Who? Whom?, and Lebensraum all the way down.

    But overt action is too problematic in today's world, so the Left has gone more subtle with their demographic replacement, thus the Megaphone and immigration.
    , @Buffalo Joe
    Dr. X, But the left doesn't like guns, so pick another form of execution.
  81. Okay I am trying hard to imagine Charlie Parker without a “Racist” saxophone, or Miles Davis without a ” Racist” trumpet, or Wes Montgomery without his horrible “Racist” guitar, but somehow there is something wrong with this concept.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  82. @syonredux

    Did they mention Gibbon?
     
    Not that I saw.And I also didn't see any pained reactions to David Hume:

    I am apt to suspect the negroes to be naturally inferior to the whites. There scarcely ever was a civilized nation of that complexion, nor even any individual eminent either in action or speculation. No ingenious manufactures amongst them, no arts, no sciences. On the other hand, the most rude and barbarous of the whites, such as the ancient GERMANS, the present TARTARS, have still something eminent about them, in their valour, form of government, or some other particular. Such a uniform and constant difference could not happen, in so many countries and ages, if nature had not made an original distinction between these breeds of men. Not to mention our colonies, there are NEGROE slaves dispersed all over EUROPE, of whom none ever discovered any symptoms of ingenuity; though low people, without education, will start up amongst us, and distinguish themselves in every profession. In JAMAICA, indeed, they talk of one negroe as a man of parts and learning; but it is likely he is admired for slender accomplishments, like a parrot, who speaks a few words plainly.
     

    So this Black dude walks into a bar with a parrot.

    Bartender: “Hey, that’s pretty cool! Where’d you get that?”

    Parrot: “From Africa. They’ve got millions of ‘em!”

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  83. I’m pretty sure the reason Ms. “Rothstein-Williams” sought to have TKAM and Huck Finn banned was so that she, as the mother of a “biracial child”, could draw attention to herself and also lecture everyone else about morality.

    Same with most of the other complainants. I can imagine all sorts of SJW’s finding some black mammy salt shaker in the closet, bringing it out to their computer, setting it up, and then “interrogating” and “confronting” it, and then writing about it to the NY Times. I mean nobody needs to be told what to do with such “racist objects” — either you keep it and put it somewhere or you sell it to some African American who collects such golliwoggery for $20. Maybe more.

    But the impulse in these self-disclosure are identical: “Look at me! I found something so awful I can’t stop the palpitations! OMG, I am so devastated!” Write it up, and maybe the NY Times will quote you (resume — “published by the New York Times”) or maybe even you can write 800 words, and they will give you an Op Ed (“When I Confronted Hatred in My Pantry” — “published author, New York Times”).

    Moving beyond “racist objects” are racist cultural products like books, and everyone always reaches for Joseph Conrad, Agatha Christie, and then books that actually use the N-word (BTW, the Mikado also had an N-word on the “little list”, since expunged, because that’s for public performance.) However, Dick Gregory’s autobiography is also pretty blatant:

    https://www.amazon.com/Nigger-Dick-Gregory/dp/0671735608/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481544041&sr=8-1&keywords=Dick+Gregory

    We’ve also discussed Debussy’s “Golliwog’s Cakewalk” in this area.

    Basically, all this amounts to a cheap and easy way to virtue signal one’s own enormous sensitivity to racism in all its forms, also to repudiate one’s own family members (“I can’t believe my own mother was such a racist”) as well as to ritually assume one’s own generational guilt.

    It’s important to recognize that these public ritual prostrations and humiliations are all self-generated: this isn’t being done by some Committee of Public Safety. This is being done by people who want to show how wonderful they are.

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    • Replies: @CCZ
    Shakespeare didn’t use the N word (not that we know of), but he is a dead British white guy, so he was probably racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, colonialist, imperialist, genocidal, probably heteronormative and most likely a misogynist defender of the patriarchy. Did I forget any other evil “ists” or “isms?” Another "virtuous" example of fighting back against Trump!

    Students Remove Shakespeare Portrait In English Dept., Aiming For Inclusivity
    Daily Pennsylvanian
    December 12, 2016
    By Olivia Sylvester

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer, to send a message to the Penn English Department.

    A group of students removed the iconic portrait from the walls of Fisher- Bennett Hall last Thursday after an English Department town hall meeting discussing the election. The portrait has resided over the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett — home to Penn’s English Department — for years.

    “Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department,” Esty wrote in the email.

    A college junior, also an English major, agreed. He said that he thought the students’ action was bold and admirable, adding that the students acted in a positive way by taking matters into their own hands.

    “It is a cool example of culture jamming,” he said.

     

    , @Buffalo Joe
    SPMoore, Great comment. You are so right, "It's all about me, me ,me."
  84. Is there a point or scoring system by which one could get credit for black objects? At quick glance I got a black flat panel tv, laptop, watches, shoes, phone, dining set, car, and a bunch of other stuff.

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    • Replies: @Alden
    Actually you will get negative points for all those black electronics, shoes and other black objects. The reason being that you are White and everything you do, think and own is racist.

    Hope I made it clear. Report for re education training tomorrow at 5/am
  85. @BB753
    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to "unread" the book and then destroy it?

    Read it backwards and all is forgiven.

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  86. What about black, uh, marital aids? (As Frank Zappa called them.) Do those perpetuate any unrealistic stereotypes? I mean, what about the brothers who don’t have 12+ inches – how does that make them feel?

    I’d like to hear Whiskey’s take on this. ;)

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  87. @Ainsley
    I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

    Toss it in the same pile as the Uncle Ben’s Rice.

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  88. The WikiLeaks memoranda notified the world that New York Times editors select themes for writers to pursue. What should concern people is what consistent historical themes are silent now. Why has the publication frequency of certain themes fallen since the election? Conan Doyle wrote about a dog that did not bark. Is the New York Times imitating that book for various barking dog issues in the kennel?

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  89. @Blosky
    "...roving gangs of Trump supporters..."

    LOL, ROFL. A classic, Mr. Sailer. Mind if I use this?

    Yes, reminiscent of that stock phrase in newspaper coverage 1960s riots: “Roving bands of Negro youths.”

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  90. I bought a tube of this stuff in Hong Kong years ago and showed it to my diverse friends.

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1262&bih=906&q=darkie+toothpaste&oq=darkie+toothpaste&gs_l=img.3…103.5636.0.6281.17.7.0.9.0.0.498.925.4-2.2.0….0…1ac.1.64.img..6.1.498…0.kcIPS7TAt0A#imgrc=bx-_QoHiKbV5CM%3A

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    • Replies: @DWB
    I remember the first time I saw it in Taiwan, circa 1989. It was, to say the least, eye opening.

    The English name at some point was modified to "Darlie," and the logo cleaned up. The funny thing was, the Chinese remained "黑人牙膏" (black man toothpaste).

    The local Taiwanese lack the sensibilities about these sorts of things, so they didin't care, and they reckoned (correctly) that visiting Americans could not read the box.
    , @Buffalo Joe
    James, At auction, I saw a "Jolly Nigger Head" mechanical bank fetch $400, and at the local flea market a "Nigger Hair Coffee" tin and a "Nigger Hair" tobacco tin both sell for $400 plus. It is a part of history, just like the little Italian organ grinder with his pet monkey wind up toy.
  91. “Send her an email at loganjaffe@gmail.com to get in touch! And she’s always tweeting weird stuff @loganjaffe.”

    http://loganjaffe.com/filter/writing/About

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    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    jill, Please don't send her any replies as they will be misconstrued as hate mail and blamed on Trump's followers.
  92. @Romanian
    The Solution? Each city must organize its very own Bonfire of the Minorities. They must destroy not only racist objects, but objects reeking of imperialism and white privilege, like Renaissance art. Like that underrated Christian Bale movie Equilibrium, where art is being destroyed, alongside the rebels protecting it, because its aesthetic qualities are dangerous to a society that has anesthetized itself for the sake of social control and harmony. The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.

    The Confederate Flag had to go for this reason.

    That’s the most effective fundraising symbol of the NAACP, can’t get rid of that.

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  93. @Romanian
    Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs. Let me have my unrealistic gunplay. And the movie showed surprising emotion, with a very good performance by Bale. I really do watch it every now and then.

    Agreed! Vast plot holes, but a hell of a cool aesthetic

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  94. @Ainsley
    I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

    I wonder if the Aunt Jemima syrup in my pantry is racist?

    First they came for the flapjacks, and I did not speak out…

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  95. Dear readers , Send me all of your “racist” objects care of Steve and I will sell them at the local flea market. For whatever reason those old Uncle Ben ads, Aunt Jemima ads and Mammy cookie jars and salt and pepper shakers sell well to black buyers.

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  96. @Romanian
    C.S. Lewis


    “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
     

    Some of my lefty Christian friends are constantly trying to claim Lewis as their own, as though his ecumenical streak was a thin veneer for a putative liberal Christianity. But he was clearly a crusty old Tory of the best kind. “Screwtape Proposes a Toast” and “On Bulverism,” two of the last things he wrote, indicate whose side he would have been on had he lived into the 1970s and 80s.

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  97. We’re not Everyday Americans but our home contains a suspect object, a rather beautiful, wooden, hand-carved rhino I’ve owned since I was a boy. It was a birthday present from cousins in Kenya, created by some blackfella when Kenya was still British. I now call the rhino “Barack Obama” for obvious reasons.

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    • Replies: @syonredux
    Just be glad that you don't have any golliwogs lying around.....


    https://www.google.com/search?q=golliwog+doll&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=638&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjGpMCQ3O_QAhUKxVQKHcMMAikQ_AUIBigB
  98. @SPMoore8
    I'm pretty sure the reason Ms. "Rothstein-Williams" sought to have TKAM and Huck Finn banned was so that she, as the mother of a "biracial child", could draw attention to herself and also lecture everyone else about morality.

    Same with most of the other complainants. I can imagine all sorts of SJW's finding some black mammy salt shaker in the closet, bringing it out to their computer, setting it up, and then "interrogating" and "confronting" it, and then writing about it to the NY Times. I mean nobody needs to be told what to do with such "racist objects" -- either you keep it and put it somewhere or you sell it to some African American who collects such golliwoggery for $20. Maybe more.

    But the impulse in these self-disclosure are identical: "Look at me! I found something so awful I can't stop the palpitations! OMG, I am so devastated!" Write it up, and maybe the NY Times will quote you (resume -- "published by the New York Times") or maybe even you can write 800 words, and they will give you an Op Ed ("When I Confronted Hatred in My Pantry" -- "published author, New York Times").

    Moving beyond "racist objects" are racist cultural products like books, and everyone always reaches for Joseph Conrad, Agatha Christie, and then books that actually use the N-word (BTW, the Mikado also had an N-word on the "little list", since expunged, because that's for public performance.) However, Dick Gregory's autobiography is also pretty blatant:

    https://www.amazon.com/Nigger-Dick-Gregory/dp/0671735608/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481544041&sr=8-1&keywords=Dick+Gregory

    We've also discussed Debussy's "Golliwog's Cakewalk" in this area.

    Basically, all this amounts to a cheap and easy way to virtue signal one's own enormous sensitivity to racism in all its forms, also to repudiate one's own family members ("I can't believe my own mother was such a racist") as well as to ritually assume one's own generational guilt.

    It's important to recognize that these public ritual prostrations and humiliations are all self-generated: this isn't being done by some Committee of Public Safety. This is being done by people who want to show how wonderful they are.

    Shakespeare didn’t use the N word (not that we know of), but he is a dead British white guy, so he was probably racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, colonialist, imperialist, genocidal, probably heteronormative and most likely a misogynist defender of the patriarchy. Did I forget any other evil “ists” or “isms?” Another “virtuous” example of fighting back against Trump!

    Students Remove Shakespeare Portrait In English Dept., Aiming For Inclusivity
    Daily Pennsylvanian
    December 12, 2016
    By Olivia Sylvester

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer, to send a message to the Penn English Department.

    A group of students removed the iconic portrait from the walls of Fisher- Bennett Hall last Thursday after an English Department town hall meeting discussing the election. The portrait has resided over the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett — home to Penn’s English Department — for years.

    “Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department,” Esty wrote in the email.

    A college junior, also an English major, agreed. He said that he thought the students’ action was bold and admirable, adding that the students acted in a positive way by taking matters into their own hands.

    “It is a cool example of culture jamming,” he said.

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    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    Did I forget any other "ists" or "isms" : How about "Reactionary facists".

    Until the issue of lunatic leftist professors is approached, they will continue to twist and polute the minds of millions of clueless, hapless air-brained kids, who then enter into society and thereby increasing the immense wealth and political clout of another group of leftist nutcases : shrinks, who are then guaranteed a non-stop flow of therapy victims.

    The thought of idiots like Warren, West and the " gimme some strong arms over here" lady, the vision of these insane fools ripping out the brains of untold numbers of young folk years by year, simply makes me sick.

    Authenticjazzman, "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
    , @SPMoore8
    Thanks: Elizabethan English is pretty much the beginning of an English language comprehensible to our own, and is justly prized for that reason, not just WS but all the way up through the tutors who translated the Bible for King James.

    But that kind of English is largely inaccessible to most modern English speakers, not to mention foreigners learning English. It's all about vocabulary and being used to the older cadences.

    Removing WS picture however, isn't "culture jamming": it's just vandalism by ignoramuses. I simply do not understand why the Academy has given in on these things.

    Real culture jamming is much more interesting, see this link:

    http://sobadsogood.com/2012/07/22/22-brilliant-examples-of-culture-jamming/
    , @dfordoom

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer
     
    Well you can't argue with that. Shakespeare cannot compare to a literary giant like Audre Lorde.
  99. We absolutely must search our home high and low for even the slightest bit of hate inspired contamination, all in anticipation of a possible raid from the Thought Police and SJWs.

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    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    Conn, Relax, the thought police would have come if Hillary was elected. That nightmare is over.
  100. @CCZ
    Shakespeare didn’t use the N word (not that we know of), but he is a dead British white guy, so he was probably racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, colonialist, imperialist, genocidal, probably heteronormative and most likely a misogynist defender of the patriarchy. Did I forget any other evil “ists” or “isms?” Another "virtuous" example of fighting back against Trump!

    Students Remove Shakespeare Portrait In English Dept., Aiming For Inclusivity
    Daily Pennsylvanian
    December 12, 2016
    By Olivia Sylvester

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer, to send a message to the Penn English Department.

    A group of students removed the iconic portrait from the walls of Fisher- Bennett Hall last Thursday after an English Department town hall meeting discussing the election. The portrait has resided over the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett — home to Penn’s English Department — for years.

    “Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department,” Esty wrote in the email.

    A college junior, also an English major, agreed. He said that he thought the students’ action was bold and admirable, adding that the students acted in a positive way by taking matters into their own hands.

    “It is a cool example of culture jamming,” he said.

     

    Did I forget any other “ists” or “isms” : How about “Reactionary facists”.

    Until the issue of lunatic leftist professors is approached, they will continue to twist and polute the minds of millions of clueless, hapless air-brained kids, who then enter into society and thereby increasing the immense wealth and political clout of another group of leftist nutcases : shrinks, who are then guaranteed a non-stop flow of therapy victims.

    The thought of idiots like Warren, West and the ” gimme some strong arms over here” lady, the vision of these insane fools ripping out the brains of untold numbers of young folk years by year, simply makes me sick.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  101. @CCZ
    Shakespeare didn’t use the N word (not that we know of), but he is a dead British white guy, so he was probably racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, colonialist, imperialist, genocidal, probably heteronormative and most likely a misogynist defender of the patriarchy. Did I forget any other evil “ists” or “isms?” Another "virtuous" example of fighting back against Trump!

    Students Remove Shakespeare Portrait In English Dept., Aiming For Inclusivity
    Daily Pennsylvanian
    December 12, 2016
    By Olivia Sylvester

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer, to send a message to the Penn English Department.

    A group of students removed the iconic portrait from the walls of Fisher- Bennett Hall last Thursday after an English Department town hall meeting discussing the election. The portrait has resided over the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett — home to Penn’s English Department — for years.

    “Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department,” Esty wrote in the email.

    A college junior, also an English major, agreed. He said that he thought the students’ action was bold and admirable, adding that the students acted in a positive way by taking matters into their own hands.

    “It is a cool example of culture jamming,” he said.

     

    Thanks: Elizabethan English is pretty much the beginning of an English language comprehensible to our own, and is justly prized for that reason, not just WS but all the way up through the tutors who translated the Bible for King James.

    But that kind of English is largely inaccessible to most modern English speakers, not to mention foreigners learning English. It’s all about vocabulary and being used to the older cadences.

    Removing WS picture however, isn’t “culture jamming”: it’s just vandalism by ignoramuses. I simply do not understand why the Academy has given in on these things.

    Real culture jamming is much more interesting, see this link:

    http://sobadsogood.com/2012/07/22/22-brilliant-examples-of-culture-jamming/

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    • Replies: @Kyle McKenna
    The "culture jamming" guy simply wanted to get laid that night. Remember college?

    OTOH, on the bright side, at least the article properly refers to the school as "Penn" rather than "UPenn" as is the custom lately.
  102. @BB753
    I own a copy of The N#gg#r of the Narcissus! What should I do? Do I have to "unread" the book and then destroy it?

    Perhaps Ray Bradbury was on to something with those “book people” in Fahrenheit 451:

    https://youtu.be/nCaLf7fA07w

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  103. @JamesG
    I bought a tube of this stuff in Hong Kong years ago and showed it to my diverse friends.

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1262&bih=906&q=darkie+toothpaste&oq=darkie+toothpaste&gs_l=img.3...103.5636.0.6281.17.7.0.9.0.0.498.925.4-2.2.0....0...1ac.1.64.img..6.1.498...0.kcIPS7TAt0A#imgrc=bx-_QoHiKbV5CM%3A

    I remember the first time I saw it in Taiwan, circa 1989. It was, to say the least, eye opening.

    The English name at some point was modified to “Darlie,” and the logo cleaned up. The funny thing was, the Chinese remained “黑人牙膏” (black man toothpaste).

    The local Taiwanese lack the sensibilities about these sorts of things, so they didin’t care, and they reckoned (correctly) that visiting Americans could not read the box.

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  104. @Dr. X

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What’s Your Problem??
     
    Yeah, and the Khmer Rouge shot half the country to death on suspicion of being bourgeois. Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could...

    Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could…

    Very much so; it is all Who? Whom?, and Lebensraum all the way down.

    But overt action is too problematic in today’s world, so the Left has gone more subtle with their demographic replacement, thus the Megaphone and immigration.

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  105. @whorefinder
    I need to bone up on my Soviet history about when this wave of ridiculousness hit that culture.

    On the seventh day, when the Lord rested, the void was filled with Soviet busybodies…

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  106. @backup
    So far I've unearthed a package of Uncle Ben's parboiled rice..

    My Uncle Ben’s rice is Boil in a Bag. Is that a hate crime?

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  107. @Jefferson
    "Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs."

    There is a film called Office Christmas Party where Jennifer Aniston beats up 2 Russian gangsters with her bare hands. I don't buy her as a Gina Carano type bad ass action female star because to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.

    Jefferson, Jennifer is a completely different character in “Horrible Bosses II”, I was channel surfing when I tuned in to hear her say….”Let’s get started. This pussy’s not going to eat itself.” Hint, there was no feline present and it wasn’t a Chinese restaurant.

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  108. @Dr. X

    Any resemblance to the Khmer Rouge is What’s Your Problem??
     
    Yeah, and the Khmer Rouge shot half the country to death on suspicion of being bourgeois. Somehow I think that the American Left would do that to us, if they could...

    Dr. X, But the left doesn’t like guns, so pick another form of execution.

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    The Khmer Rouge hacked most of their victims, aka their fellow countrymen, to death to save bullets. Pol Pot died in his sleep.
  109. @Auntie Analogue
    Oh, crap. Guess I now have to smash and throw out all my Glenn Miller records. Solely because of "Pardon me, boy, is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo?"

    “White Christmas” too.

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  110. @syonredux

    She’s not a natural blonde:
     
    Light brown is equally damning.And then there are those evil light eyes:

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/0d/36/a7/0d36a7e3df0dc55d1437332ce1a847b4.jpg

    She's the SJW nightmare made flesh

    Except for (((one saving grace))), of course.

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  111. @SPMoore8
    I'm pretty sure the reason Ms. "Rothstein-Williams" sought to have TKAM and Huck Finn banned was so that she, as the mother of a "biracial child", could draw attention to herself and also lecture everyone else about morality.

    Same with most of the other complainants. I can imagine all sorts of SJW's finding some black mammy salt shaker in the closet, bringing it out to their computer, setting it up, and then "interrogating" and "confronting" it, and then writing about it to the NY Times. I mean nobody needs to be told what to do with such "racist objects" -- either you keep it and put it somewhere or you sell it to some African American who collects such golliwoggery for $20. Maybe more.

    But the impulse in these self-disclosure are identical: "Look at me! I found something so awful I can't stop the palpitations! OMG, I am so devastated!" Write it up, and maybe the NY Times will quote you (resume -- "published by the New York Times") or maybe even you can write 800 words, and they will give you an Op Ed ("When I Confronted Hatred in My Pantry" -- "published author, New York Times").

    Moving beyond "racist objects" are racist cultural products like books, and everyone always reaches for Joseph Conrad, Agatha Christie, and then books that actually use the N-word (BTW, the Mikado also had an N-word on the "little list", since expunged, because that's for public performance.) However, Dick Gregory's autobiography is also pretty blatant:

    https://www.amazon.com/Nigger-Dick-Gregory/dp/0671735608/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481544041&sr=8-1&keywords=Dick+Gregory

    We've also discussed Debussy's "Golliwog's Cakewalk" in this area.

    Basically, all this amounts to a cheap and easy way to virtue signal one's own enormous sensitivity to racism in all its forms, also to repudiate one's own family members ("I can't believe my own mother was such a racist") as well as to ritually assume one's own generational guilt.

    It's important to recognize that these public ritual prostrations and humiliations are all self-generated: this isn't being done by some Committee of Public Safety. This is being done by people who want to show how wonderful they are.

    SPMoore, Great comment. You are so right, “It’s all about me, me ,me.”

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  112. @JamesG
    I bought a tube of this stuff in Hong Kong years ago and showed it to my diverse friends.

    https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1262&bih=906&q=darkie+toothpaste&oq=darkie+toothpaste&gs_l=img.3...103.5636.0.6281.17.7.0.9.0.0.498.925.4-2.2.0....0...1ac.1.64.img..6.1.498...0.kcIPS7TAt0A#imgrc=bx-_QoHiKbV5CM%3A

    James, At auction, I saw a “Jolly Nigger Head” mechanical bank fetch $400, and at the local flea market a “Nigger Hair Coffee” tin and a “Nigger Hair” tobacco tin both sell for $400 plus. It is a part of history, just like the little Italian organ grinder with his pet monkey wind up toy.

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  113. @jill
    "Send her an email at loganjaffe@gmail.com to get in touch! And she's always tweeting weird stuff @loganjaffe."


    http://loganjaffe.com/filter/writing/About

    jill, Please don’t send her any replies as they will be misconstrued as hate mail and blamed on Trump’s followers.

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  114. @Connecticut Famer
    We absolutely must search our home high and low for even the slightest bit of hate inspired contamination, all in anticipation of a possible raid from the Thought Police and SJWs.

    Conn, Relax, the thought police would have come if Hillary was elected. That nightmare is over.

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  115. @Auntie Analogue
    Oh, crap. Guess I now have to smash and throw out all my Glenn Miller records. Solely because of "Pardon me, boy, is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo?"

    Or Bob Wills :

    “Little bee sucks the blossom, big bee gets the honey
    darkie raise the cotton, white man get the money”

    Take Me Back to Tulsa

    and:

    “I long to hear them darkies sing them old melodies
    Swanee River and Old Black Joe”

    Mississippi Delta Blues

    I used to have a copy of Mississippi Delta Blues- can’t find another to save my life.

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  116. @dearieme
    We're not Everyday Americans but our home contains a suspect object, a rather beautiful, wooden, hand-carved rhino I've owned since I was a boy. It was a birthday present from cousins in Kenya, created by some blackfella when Kenya was still British. I now call the rhino "Barack Obama" for obvious reasons.
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    It's striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ......
  117. I confess. I am in possession of a Lot Deed from a private cemetery that conveyed four contiguous burial spaces to my parents in 1965. The following are the very interesting restrictions and covenants:

    2. Internments are restricted to members of the White or Caucasian race.

    4. The right of internment in all or any parts of the above lots may be sold or conveyed only to a person or persons of the White or Caucasian race to the end that the cemetery in which the above lots are located may be reserved and set apart for the sepulture of the dead of the White or Caucasian race exclusively, and in the event of a breach of this condition, all rights in the above lots shall revert to and reinvest in the party of the first part [Cemetery], its successors or assigns.

    I’m sure that’s my most antique racist artifact. My most recent acquisition is a pair of DIND-UNUF-FINN coffee mugs from Paul Kersey.

    How will I ever atone for my sins?

    But boys and girls the Charlotte Observer and its sister McClatchy publication, The Raleigh Noose and Disturber have an article that easily one ups the NYT Racism Lite drivel.– Racist Bar-B-Que if you can believe that.

    http://www.newsobserver.com/living/food-drink/article119788148.html

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  118. @syonredux
    Just be glad that you don't have any golliwogs lying around.....


    https://www.google.com/search?q=golliwog+doll&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=638&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjGpMCQ3O_QAhUKxVQKHcMMAikQ_AUIBigB

    It’s striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ……

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    It’s striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ……
     
    Rather akin to how Amerinds were depicted in the 19th century. People who lived far away from them favored the "Noble Savage" tropes, but people who lived in close proximity with them tended to have a less favorable impression.....
    , @Anonymous Nephew
    Churchill - "In countries where there is only one race, broad and lofty views are taken of the colour problem."
  119. I’m proud to say that my entire home reflects my evil White Nationalist, White Supremacist, KKK Nazi Euro Centric self. The floors are dark brown the color of the affirmative action race and I walk on them all the time thus displaying my loathing and disdain for the affirmative action race. My ceilings are White, the epitome of White supremacy as they are 11 feet above the lowly dark brown affirmative action hued floors.

    Most of my wooden furniture is dark brown as well. The dark brown furniture is enslaved to my clothes, books and other possessions being daily forced to function as storage.

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    • Replies: @bomag
    I'm sure you will be quoted in a term paper at SJW University.
  120. @Buck Turgidson
    Is there a point or scoring system by which one could get credit for black objects? At quick glance I got a black flat panel tv, laptop, watches, shoes, phone, dining set, car, and a bunch of other stuff.

    Actually you will get negative points for all those black electronics, shoes and other black objects. The reason being that you are White and everything you do, think and own is racist.

    Hope I made it clear. Report for re education training tomorrow at 5/am

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    Report for re education training tomorrow at 5/am
     
    That's WPT. Better shoot for oneish.
  121. @Buffalo Joe
    Dr. X, But the left doesn't like guns, so pick another form of execution.

    The Khmer Rouge hacked most of their victims, aka their fellow countrymen, to death to save bullets. Pol Pot died in his sleep.

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  122. @dearieme
    It's striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ......

    It’s striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ……

    Rather akin to how Amerinds were depicted in the 19th century. People who lived far away from them favored the “Noble Savage” tropes, but people who lived in close proximity with them tended to have a less favorable impression…..

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  123. And let us not forget the millions of “racist” objects (teachers) found in America’s classrooms. Especially those who may still adhere to the “oppressive” notion of “color-blindness” in education. For that, we have Michigan State University College of Education courses such as:

    TE963 – Examining Critical Race Theory in Education
    This course allows students to explore Critical Race Theory as an analytical framework that provides race-based epistemological, methodological, and pedagogical approaches to the study of everyday inequalities in P-20 education. Key foci of this seminar are to help students understand CRT as a theoretical framework, examine its utility and limitations, and consider its application to students’ own research and practice. We begin by exploring the historical development of CRT from Critical Legal Studies (CLS) and move through its contemporary nuances. In addition, we will work to expose the ideological construction of race and education in the U.S. As such, we also work through the oppressive nature of education and boldly confront notions of colorblindness. Throughout this course, we grapple with the challenges surrounding the inclusion of multiple voices and perspectives in the complex intersections among race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. Other intersecting analytical frameworks discussed include TribalCrit Theory, LatCrit Theory, Critical White Studies, AsianCrit, QueerCrit, and Critical Race Feminism.

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  124. @syonredux

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?
     
    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn't go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.


    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.

    It depends on the skin and eye color. For instance, those Irish women with blue eyes, very fair skin and naturally black hair can go blonde very successfully. Only problem is that they have to bleach the roots every 10 days as black roots really show up. One of the Kardashians was born with blonde hair and her hair stayed naturally blonde/light brown all through her teen years. She’s the one with the bleached blonde hair now.

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  125. @Romanian
    C.S. Lewis


    “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
     

    One of Lewis’s very best quotations, and that’s saying something. So much wisdom.

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  126. @syonredux

    Do you think blonde hair ever looks good on adult women who were never blonde as babies like Shakira, the Kardashian sisters, Jodi Arias, Ariana Grande, etc?
     
    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn't go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.


    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.

    “In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.”

    Shakira looks like a prostitute with her fake blonde hair.

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    • Replies: @syonredux

    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.”

    Shakira looks like a prostitute with her fake blonde hair.
     
    Dunno. I've seen photos of her with her natural hair color.Bleaching seems to enhance her looks.
  127. @Alden
    Actually you will get negative points for all those black electronics, shoes and other black objects. The reason being that you are White and everything you do, think and own is racist.

    Hope I made it clear. Report for re education training tomorrow at 5/am

    Report for re education training tomorrow at 5/am

    That’s WPT. Better shoot for oneish.

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  128. @Jefferson
    "In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her."

    Shakira looks like a prostitute with her fake blonde hair.

    In general? No. Women with dark brown/black hair shouldn’t go blonde. It tends to look cheap and artificial.

    RE: Shakira,

    Dunno why, but I think that the bleached blonde look kinda works for her.”

    Shakira looks like a prostitute with her fake blonde hair.

    Dunno. I’ve seen photos of her with her natural hair color.Bleaching seems to enhance her looks.

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  129. @syonredux

    Girl with a Pearl Earring
     
    Speaking of things relating to Scarlett Johansson, it seems that SJWs find her Nordic looks troubling:

    Lucy is about what humankind could be: it’s about possibilities. As Lucy’s brainpower grows stronger and the volume of knowledge she is able to access increases, she delivers monologues about how little humans understand about death, existence, and the universe, mediating on time and history. The film likes to think of itself as reimagining everything that we think we know about humanity, and presents to us their vision of what the most evolved woman on earth looks like:

    A blonde white woman.

    See, I just can’t get right with that.

     

    So I guess what’s sticking in my craw is the assertion that while human life originated in Africa—a detail the film neatly skims over, placing the ape-like Lucy that Johansson sees in North America—somehow the way we imagine the most evolved human being is blonde and white. Even more, when Lucy gets surges of knowledge in the film, her eyes flash brightly blue. Because blue eyes, we all know, are the universal symbol of superiority, right?

    How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present, and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential? At one point the Ape-like Lucy and Evolved Lucy meet face-to-face as Evolved Lucy does a bit of time-traveling. Their fingers touch, and we see them deliberately posed to mimic the famous Creation of Adam painting, and in that moment I saw what I suppose we were supposed to see: humanity at its beginning, and then humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.
     
    https://oliviaacole.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/lucy-why-im-tired-of-seeing-white-people-on-the-big-screen/comment-page-1/

    humanity at its end, at its most perfect. Blonde, white, and blue-eyed.

    Not for me to say that it’s ‘most perfect’ but the way things are going, Ms Cole need not worry that the ‘end of humanity’ will be blonde, white, or blue-eyed.

    She’s just trying to make it happen sooner.

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  130. @CCZ
    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent's Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county's schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are "great literature," but said at a school board meeting, "There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is."

    Rothstein-Williams said the books' use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    "We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable," she said. "We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not."
     
    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.

    Just look at where Accomack County is. I’m frankly amazed there are any Rothsteins there, but I’m naïve.

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    Maybe this is relevant, or not:

    "Accomack County and adjacent Northampton County are the two poorest counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia….For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90 males."

    Wikipedia
  131. @CCZ
    Shakespeare didn’t use the N word (not that we know of), but he is a dead British white guy, so he was probably racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, colonialist, imperialist, genocidal, probably heteronormative and most likely a misogynist defender of the patriarchy. Did I forget any other evil “ists” or “isms?” Another "virtuous" example of fighting back against Trump!

    Students Remove Shakespeare Portrait In English Dept., Aiming For Inclusivity
    Daily Pennsylvanian
    December 12, 2016
    By Olivia Sylvester

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer, to send a message to the Penn English Department.

    A group of students removed the iconic portrait from the walls of Fisher- Bennett Hall last Thursday after an English Department town hall meeting discussing the election. The portrait has resided over the main staircase of Fisher-Bennett — home to Penn’s English Department — for years.

    “Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department,” Esty wrote in the email.

    A college junior, also an English major, agreed. He said that he thought the students’ action was bold and admirable, adding that the students acted in a positive way by taking matters into their own hands.

    “It is a cool example of culture jamming,” he said.

     

    Students removed a portrait of Shakespeare and replaced it with that of author Audre Lorde, a black female writer

    Well you can’t argue with that. Shakespeare cannot compare to a literary giant like Audre Lorde.

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  132. @Kyle McKenna
    Just look at where Accomack County is. I'm frankly amazed there are any Rothsteins there, but I'm naïve.

    Maybe this is relevant, or not:

    “Accomack County and adjacent Northampton County are the two poorest counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia….For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90 males.”

    Wikipedia

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  133. @Mr. Anon
    "Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans."

    But they are not merely "everyday Americans". They are.........................racists!

    “Millions of racist objects sit in the homes of everyday Americans.”

    Remember, this is the same NYT which claims that Americans are above all afflicted by “Fear of the Black Penis” which leads to an obvious solution. Those tchotchkes on the mantelpiece?

    Oh wow, the Oxford Dictionary def of ‘tchotchke’ says it’s a “NORTH AMERICAN” usage.

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  134. @Jefferson
    "Those were really cool. Movies these days are full of NAM computer geniuses, magic minorities and Action Girl waifs."

    There is a film called Office Christmas Party where Jennifer Aniston beats up 2 Russian gangsters with her bare hands. I don't buy her as a Gina Carano type bad ass action female star because to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.

    to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.

    Never watched ‘Friends’ but it’s “funny” that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name. I did like her in Horrible Bosses (1) and that Emirates ad.

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    Never watched ‘Friends’ but it’s “funny” that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name
     
    Courtney Cox's character (Monica Geller) was half-Jewish.
  135. @SPMoore8
    Thanks: Elizabethan English is pretty much the beginning of an English language comprehensible to our own, and is justly prized for that reason, not just WS but all the way up through the tutors who translated the Bible for King James.

    But that kind of English is largely inaccessible to most modern English speakers, not to mention foreigners learning English. It's all about vocabulary and being used to the older cadences.

    Removing WS picture however, isn't "culture jamming": it's just vandalism by ignoramuses. I simply do not understand why the Academy has given in on these things.

    Real culture jamming is much more interesting, see this link:

    http://sobadsogood.com/2012/07/22/22-brilliant-examples-of-culture-jamming/

    The “culture jamming” guy simply wanted to get laid that night. Remember college?

    OTOH, on the bright side, at least the article properly refers to the school as “Penn” rather than “UPenn” as is the custom lately.

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    "Never watched ‘Friends’ but it’s “funny” that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name."

    Yeah casting a White chick to play a Jewish chick is like casting Sudanese Dinka supermodel Alek Wek to play Angela Merkel in a movie. Anybody with eyes can see that Jews look zero percent White.
  136. @Alden
    I'm proud to say that my entire home reflects my evil White Nationalist, White Supremacist, KKK Nazi Euro Centric self. The floors are dark brown the color of the affirmative action race and I walk on them all the time thus displaying my loathing and disdain for the affirmative action race. My ceilings are White, the epitome of White supremacy as they are 11 feet above the lowly dark brown affirmative action hued floors.

    Most of my wooden furniture is dark brown as well. The dark brown furniture is enslaved to my clothes, books and other possessions being daily forced to function as storage.

    I’m sure you will be quoted in a term paper at SJW University.

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  137. @Kyle McKenna

    to me she will always be Rachel Green from Friends.
     
    Never watched 'Friends' but it's "funny" that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name. I did like her in Horrible Bosses (1) and that Emirates ad.

    Never watched ‘Friends’ but it’s “funny” that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name

    Courtney Cox’s character (Monica Geller) was half-Jewish.

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  138. @Kyle McKenna
    The "culture jamming" guy simply wanted to get laid that night. Remember college?

    OTOH, on the bright side, at least the article properly refers to the school as "Penn" rather than "UPenn" as is the custom lately.

    “Never watched ‘Friends’ but it’s “funny” that they gave this whitest of white girls a thoroughly Jewish name.”

    Yeah casting a White chick to play a Jewish chick is like casting Sudanese Dinka supermodel Alek Wek to play Angela Merkel in a movie. Anybody with eyes can see that Jews look zero percent White.

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  139. @CCZ
    Only 50%??

    Virginia School Pulls Books After Parent's Complaint
    Michael Schaub
    Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2016

    A school district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" after a parent’s complaint.

    The Accomack County school district is considering banning the books from the county's schools outright, following a complaint from the mother of a biracial high school student over the use of the N-word in the novels.

    The mother, Marie Rothstein-Williams, said she believes the books are "great literature," but said at a school board meeting, "There is so much racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that, and right now we are a nation divided as it is."

    Rothstein-Williams said the books' use in schools would teach children that using the racial slur was acceptable.

    "We’re validating that these words are acceptable. They are not acceptable," she said. "We will lose our children if we continue to say that this is OK, that we validate these words when we should not."
     
    I guess she has never heard hip-hop or “rap” music. It must be a very “safe space” part of Virginia.

    Update: This story was reported across the country on many conservative talk radio programs. Then the rest of the parents in the school complained back. The books were quickly restored to the school library

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  140. @dearieme
    It's striking that back in the days when there were virtually no black people in Britain, the representations of them in popular art were usually rather agreeable, such as golliwogs, Negro Spirituals, and so on. Or you read about them in Mark Twain. And then ......

    Churchill – “In countries where there is only one race, broad and lofty views are taken of the colour problem.”

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  141. When I was running marathons in the 80s I had the opportunity to attend a party at the home of Alan Page, former Minnesota Vikings football player. He had a large collection of antique yard jockey figures and similar black statues. But he was black, so it was OK.

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  142. @Dan Smith
    When I was running marathons in the 80s I had the opportunity to attend a party at the home of Alan Page, former Minnesota Vikings football player. He had a large collection of antique yard jockey figures and similar black statues. But he was black, so it was OK.

    And he was Alan Page.

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  143. Anonymous says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @syonredux

    She’s not a natural blonde:
     
    Light brown is equally damning.And then there are those evil light eyes:

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/0d/36/a7/0d36a7e3df0dc55d1437332ce1a847b4.jpg

    She's the SJW nightmare made flesh

    She doesn’t look very Nordic. She’s short and doesn’t have Nordic features. You’re only bringing her up because she’s half-Jewish. The SJW nightmare with Nordic looks would be someone like Taylor Swift, which is why she became an alt-right meme.

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