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The New Racial Derangement Syndrome

JimP5 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 5:25 PM
The"racial labyrinth of the 19th-century Old Confederacy"? I'm not really sure what that is/was. However if it is what I guess the author means then he's off the mark geographically and chronologically. Here's non other than Martin Luther King during the 1966 Chicago open housing marches: "The racism and segregation in Chicago is worse than anything I have ever seen in the South. I have never in my life seen such hate, not in Mississippi or Alabama." The mixing of the races was just as taboo in the North as the South and for just as long- which was right up to the 1960's at least and among some people it is still taboo. Mr. Hanson is old enough to know this.
Illbay Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 5:46 PM
Look, that's true enough, but miscegenation laws, and the dangers of having "even one drop" of African blood, etc., all had roots in the former slave states.

Bigotry is one thing, RACIALISM is another.

There is a different sort of racialist derangement spreading in the country -- and it is getting ugly.

Here is actor Jamie Foxx joking recently about his new movie role: "I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that?" Reverse white and black in the relevant ways and even a comedian would hear national outrage. Instead, his hip "Saturday Night Live" audience even gave Foxx applause.

Race-obsessed comedian Chris Rock tweeted on the Fourth of July, "Happy white peoples (sic) independence day ..."

Actor Samuel L. Jackson, in a recent interview, sounded about as unapologetically reactionary as...