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Historic Eyesores

14 Aug

Recently there has been a huge outcrying from White supremacists concerning statues (on top of their obvious hate towards others). These fools say that these statutes relating to the civil war are a part of history. They are a part of history, and a negative part at that. There is another part of our history , that’s shitting our diapers as children. Do we hold onto that part of history? Hell no, unless you are a white supremacist I guess.

The only reason these fools want to keep these negative eyesores out in the public for display, is for intimidation purposes only. History is written in words. But then again most white supremacists can not read.  These fools want to keep intimidating ugly eyesores out in the open only to make them feel empowered. They are losing their “white superiority ” status, this is their last cry for power. There are places in the south that still have “whites only “, “colored only” signs. Why? Intimidation, nothing more, nothing less. Fredericksburg, Virginia still has slave auction blocks on display in some of their parks. Why? Intimidation purposes only. It has nothing to do with history. History can be read, and should be. Words make you think, images are to stimulate your emotions, good or bad. If you read about a naked man or woman, it makes you think. If you see a naked man or woman, it gets you stimulated. Same thing for these negative ugly history images that the white supremacists love.

These ugly eyesores are in the same category as a diaper full of shit.  You throw away the shit filled diaper, or you will get a rash and smell up the place. Same Thing for these ugly racist historic images, they will cause a rash among Americans and stink up the place. They need to go, unless you are a white supremacists with a  diaper full of shit.

I do not want to go back to shit filled diapers. I also do not think most humans want to go back to the days of these racist images.

How to end Racism.

16 Nov

This blog is about ending racism. It is so easy to point out racism or wrong doings of other ethnic groups. Doing so diverts attention from the real issue, that’s racism within your own ethnic group. Every ethnic group has some form of racism, but to deny it or not fight it is saying you agree with racism. The fastest way to accept bad behavior is to keep quiet.

I know I am not the only one who has been told that I am the reason racism is alive, that I am the one race baiting. What I do will point out the racist ways within my ethnic group , others in my ethnic group tell me to shut up about it, and then racism will go away. I disagree with that logic.  It is the same logic of letting your child mouth off or call the other parent names while you sit back and say nothing. When both parents do not band together, the child thinks the quiet parent agrees with that child’s bad behavior. That way of thinking only allows the child to act worse day after day.

If you want racism to end, you have to address the cancer within your ethnic group.When you have a medial issue, do you address it and fix it, or do you ignore it thinking it will go away? When you see it, you have to step up and call the person(s) out and stand up for the victim. It’s not a hard concept to do, it’s just a hard concept to accept.

We as humans need to get rid of this cancer in our own ethnic groups, so stand up and end it in your ethnic group. Stop ignoring it , it will not go away unless you chase it away.

My DNA ethnicity results. Surprising!

16 Jul

A while back I decided to do a DNA test just to see what my ethnic makeup is. I got the results back and I was surprised as to what I am and what I am not. I have been watching many videos on YouTube and seeing the surprising results.

I have also realized as to how interwoven our DNA results are. Believe it or not we are more alike than we are not. Even though we all look differently with skin and hair.Not all fair-skinned folks are 100% European, and not all darker skinned folks are 100% African. Our DNA proves we are much more connected  than one would think.

With all of these hate groups, discrimination and killings going on ; I would suggest more people do a DNA test to see that they probably have the ethnicity that they hate so much within their own DNA. Everything that we believe is taught from a very early age. We are taught to hate or love certain ethnicity, religions, or sexual groups. If you let science show you the way, it will show how wrong you were taught from an early age.

Even if you are 100% European or 100% African, you still may have certain European or African tribes/Groups in you that you have been taught to hate. Teaching negative ideas is what is wrong with this world. I hope that changes , we all need love and not hate.

Watch my video and see what I’m made up with. YouTube link to my DNA results.

 

Black lives matter.

9 Sep

Yes I agree that Black lives matter. I also think that all lives matter no matter the race or ethnicity of the individual. There is nothing wrong with peaceful protests when an unarmed African-American / black person is gunned down by a cop.

As a white man on the outside looking in, I have a few questions and points to make. Since Black lives matter, where is the outrage within the African-American / black community when gangs take over a neighborhood and killings happen? Since Black lives matter, where is the outrage when schools close down in the African-American / black communities? Since Black lives matter where is the outrage with the parents when their kids drop out of school or fail classes? Since Black lives matter, where is the outrage when a young African-American / black woman has children out-of-wedlock or the man does not stick around to be in the child’s life? If the African-American / black community would protest for these sad reasons, then the protests for cops killing unarmed African-American/ black people would be more legitimate to others.

I as a white man would love to see communities in the African-American / black communities protest and have uprisings to squash gangs, school dropouts, unwed woman giving birth to fatherless kids, schools closings, and so on. I also think the “stop snitching” attitude within the African-American /  black community hurts the Black lives matter movement. If Black lives matter, then people would snitch all day long. Peer-pressure is a strong thing to have on your side.

Are there unwed mothers and crime in other communities? Yes there are, I just want to see the Black lives matter succeed and I think addressing these issues within the community; that is when Black lives matter will work for the better.

That’s my two cents.

Reposition your body in the bed of life. A new perspective.

28 Jan

Yesterday I had some moles removed , and I now have stitches in my body. It made it difficult to lay in bed; so I had to reposition my body so I could lay down and watch T.V. until I fell asleep. While I was watching T.V. from another angle, I was thinking to myself that this old T.V. looks like a new one from this angle.

I got to thinking, maybe people need to change their mind, body, and logical way of thinking in life; they may see things differently and not be so closed-minded or stubborn.  I see too many people who will stay in the same mindset no matter how much mental pain they are in. This world would be more tolerant if folks would just roll over their mind, or turn around and see what’s going on behind them. If they would just open their minds up, they will see their old way  of thinking as not much fun as the new way. Take your mind or head and turn it over and try acting like the old way is in pain and you need to give it a rest.

So give your old ways a rest and look at life from another angle. You may think life is grand again and really enjoy what’s around you ; and the folks you disagreed with may be the folks you agree with after you roll over and see things from another angle.

Hire at will, right to work, and the lack of your rights.

19 Dec

If you are for freedoms such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and so on ; yet you do not want to get fired over those “freedoms”. Then I sure hope you are against the ” hire at will” and ” right to work” laws in this country. The ” hire at will” and ” right to work” laws give the employers the upper hand . In the states that have “hire at will” laws ( most do, but some have stronger laws) and “right to work” laws ( a strong republican backed law) , an employee can be fired for absolutely anything they say or do while on or off of the clock.

If you are upset over the firing of Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty and his interview in GQ (or anyone being fired over non-work issues), then I sure hope you are not in favor of the “hire at will law” and the “right to work law” ( his contract may also have a code of conduct clause in it). Those two laws put all of the power in the companies hands. Louisiana where Duck Dynasty is filmed is a right to work state (republican backed). If you are a die-hard American who loves his/her freedoms, then You need to be against the “hire at will” and ” right to work ” laws.

Republicans talk about the erosion of their ” freedoms” and are in favor of ” hire at will” and “right to work” laws, yet they are unable to connect the dots when it’s their ideology for more power to employers that’s taking away your freedoms ( you can not have it both ways). You may not think there’s a connection, but slow your role and look at what states have these laws, and hear the stories of why folks are fired from their jobs in those states. It’s not the liberal media or liberals agenda that’s “taking away freedoms” , it’s the republicans idea of having ” right to work laws”, and very strong ” hire at will laws”. Democrats are against the ” hire at will laws” and “right to work laws”.

I personally do not think I am losing my ” freedoms”. But I also understand that if I say something crazy, then there are repercussions, and that can include being let go from my job ; all because of these two laws I have talked about. So next time you think Americans are ” losing their freedoms” ; think about these two laws. Are you still in favor of them? If so , then you are not in favor of your ” freedoms”.

Big Brother 15 & Supreme court ruling on Voter rights act.

6 Aug

The title is long, but by the time you are done reading this, you will see the connection between the social experiment on T.V. and our justice system. If you have been watching Big Brother 15 on CBS, you will have noticed the sick and disgusting racial slurs, homophobe slurs , sick”jokes” about children and women. Big Brother 15 if just a microcosm of the American society.

A few months back the Supreme Court made a ruling that either Article 4 or 5 in the Voter rights act are no longer needed. Their justification is that racism no longer exists in America. The article they ruled that no longer is needed ( in their minds ) was the article that stopped voter suppression in southern states that has deep roots of racial injustices. Those states can now do as they please when it comes to voter laws per their state.

The connection to that ruling and Big Brother 15 is the racism going on in Big Brother shows that racism is alive and very strong. The ones that are acting out these racist ways are from southern states. Racism is taught, not something you are born with. IT is taught a lot in the southern states, just look at the way the folks act on Big Brother.

I personally think that in 2014 there is going to be a lot of African-Americans and Hispanic/Latino folks not getting the chance to vote, and those in power will justify it one way or another with a shit eating grin.

What is going on in Big Bother and the real world is institutional racism, and we the people are the only ones who can squash it. How can we squash it you ask? We can call folks out on racism when we see it happen. We can educate those who are uneducated on racism. Those in power , like Julie Chen and the producers of Big Bother can step in and do something about it ( and they are doing nothing, they are just as guilty as the perpetrators). We can elect people who are against racism and still understand that it’s alive and change laws to protect the powerless.

As long as we sit back and do nothing, we are just as bad as those enacting the racist ways. Saying or doing nothing is just as bad as saying it’s OKAY TO BE A RACIST!

I challenge those at the top of CBS to step up and do something. I challenge those in politics to step up and fix what has been unfixed. I challenge those around the world to step up and stand for something. STOP RACISM, don’t stand on the sidelines and be quiet!!!

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Hey GOP it’s 2012 not 1912.

9 Nov

I could care less if the GOP gets it or not. I vote on HOW I FEEL,not what some old angry white man says on T.V. or the radio. This blog is my opinion as to why the GOP will keep having issues and never advance America.

To me IDEOLOGY is a bad thing for politics. The GOP has had the same ones since 1912 and we are now in the year 2012. All I see from the GOP and the followers is nothing but anger, anger like a 3-year-old not having a warm bottle of milk. If they want to get back on track, they need to get rid of the conductors like Karl Rove, Rush Limbaugh,Sean Hannity,Bill O’Reilly,Dick Morris,Glenn Beck, Mitch McConnell,Eric Cantor,and John Boehner and Fox News. All of these angry white men still think like it’s 1912, and they just don’t get it and never will. They do not have a liberal mindset ( open to new ideas and happy ideas).

This is the party that brags about personal responsibility and yet all they have done was come up with excuses as to why they lost ( like blame everyone but themselves). The reason they lost and will continue to lose is that their ideas are dead to the rest of the nation. It’s that simple. If they do decide to come up with new ideas,they have already been taken by the liberals ( of all parties) . They will sound fake and phony because it’s too little to late. Sean Hannity is already trying to sound like he is up to changing his position on immigration laws ( way too late there angry old man).

The Tea party has destroyed the GOP and so has their 1912 ideology. It’s unrepairable at this point. Any ideas they come up with will not help at all. America will be better if Fox News and “conservative” radio just goes away. Their ideas are so played out and people are tired of hearing them complain,assume liberals are lazy,blame others for their problems,and the HYPOCRISY. If they try to be more diverse, all they will be doing is looking like they are trying to grab a few “tokens”.

As far as the 47% goes Mitt Romney, oh we built that and you lost.

Follow the smoke and rainbows if you want to move forward.

Race and Race.

30 Apr

Here lately I have been reading and hearing disturbing things come from others in this lovely world. I am going to talk about race. Today I was told that race has a lot to do with athletics ( this came from a white person), and I disagree. If people really think this , then they are probably the same people who think race plays with intelligence and the ability to run a country or business.

If race plays a part in athletics then why is the best high jumper in America White and almost 6 feet tall named Jesse Williams 7′ 9 1/4″ ( white men can’t jump, remember?)? The fastest 800 meter runner in America is Nick Symmonds he is white. The record is held by a Cuban 7′ 11″. Why was the best 110 Meter high hurdles a few years back from China named Liu Xiang ( Asians can only do math, right?)? Billy Mills ( Native American) won the 10,000 meter race at the 1964 Olympics. Who was the first high school kid to run a mile under 4 minutes? Jim Ryan ( white). Who is one of the worlds best 400 meter runner ? Jeremy Warner ( white). Who is one of the best golfers of all time ( a white sport for the most part)? Tiger Woods ( Bi Racial). Who scored the winning goal in Hockey ( mostly white sport) against Boston last week? Joel Ward ( African-American) My point is that yes there are a lot of black / African-Americans in sports, but their skin color has nothing to do with how good they are. It has to do with hard work and dedication. A few olympics back, a greek lady won the 100 meters and a greek man won the 200 meters. If race plays a role in running, then who will win a 10 mile race between a Jamaican and a Kenyan? They both are black, so there should be a tie ( I have yet to see a fast Jamaican over 400 meters and a fast Kenyan under 800 meters). If the theory of race is true. Because the same race should be of equal ability, right? Some  of my Jamaican friends can not run over 300 yards without passing out , yet they are very intelligent .

If race plays a part in intelligence ( lots of people think whites and Asians are the smartest of all races) then who did the first open heart surgery? It was Daniel Hale Williams ( African America). Who invented peanut butter? George Washington Carver ( African-American). Who started or came up with the blood banks? Dr. Charles Richard Drew ( African-American). Who invented the potato chip? George Crum ( Native American/ African-American). The gas mask was invented by Garrett Morgan ( African-American).

Some people think race plays a role in the way people act and behave. Anyone remember Timothy Mcvee? He was a white man who blew up a building and killed 100’s of people. He was not brown-skinned, he spoke the same language as anyone else in America. Why did he act like that? The stereo type of good behaving humans are to be white (not in this case).

Anyone hear of the stereotype of the Philippine’s? They like the medical field. Is that true to probably the best boxer in the world? Manny Pacquiao ( Filipino).

You see folks race only plays a part in anything in life if you want it to play a part. The people who are great in sports is from hard work, proper coaching, and studying their sport regardless of race. The inventors are inventing new ideas and products because they are studying, not because they have a certain skin color or their hair is of a certain texture. The future C.E.O.’s of corporations are going to class and learning the proper skills to be a boss.

If you think race plays a part in anything, you are doing 2 things. One you are holding yourself back by making up excuses for failure because you are listening to bigots and racists. Second you are holding great people back all because they do not fall into your stereotype of who should run a business, country or race the next race. Open up your mind and grow as a person. If people get past this way of thinking then more people of all races will end up running corporations, teams, and playing all kinds of sports or running races or inventing new products or ideas.

To me race has nothing to do with nothing. People are good or bad at what they do all from hard work and a gift from God. The color of a humans skin has no factor in anything but ignorant thoughts from others.

I would love to have feed back good or bad. I will respond back.

The best WEAPON alive !

26 Aug

Over the years I have learned that this is the best weapon on the planet. It is better than muscles, brains , or anything else that your enemy will see. It is the SECRETS’ that you have inside your head .

How many of you saw a fight between this big huge guy and the real skinny quiet kid ? The little kid ends up whooping the crap out of big boy . He had secrets that big man did not have ! Maybe he knew martial arts, or he knew that big man had bad knees and kicked him in the knees. What about sports? The team that wins has hidden plays that the other team or person does not know about, until it’s to late.  The chess player will have a secret move to defeat the other player. The smart student knows answers that the others do not have.

All of the infomercials out there with the SECRET ingredient that will make you thinner ( just eat right and work out , end of secret ). Or the one that says you can make  lots of money ( just save your money and don’t spend it, end of secret ). Or there are those in the billiards world who will not tell you how to shoot a certain shot to win or play a good safety. The track world has hidden secrets for training. But with the internet and phones with cameras, those secrets are long gone my friend.

We use to be the super super power of the world in everything. That is going away also. We have all these 24/7 news stations and the government has people who leak information. BAM! The rest of the world knows what’s going on. We also have all of the corporations doing business with other countries all for greed, and they know how to make super fast fighter jets (G.E is working with China and competing against Boeing ), bombs, and spy equipment now. All of that started with free trade agreements that both parties in Washington agreed upon. Now it is back firing on us as a nation.

Just remember, if you want to defeat your opponent, be hush-hush about your ways. If you want your community , school, or team to be strong help the weak. You are only as strong as the weakest link.

Like MAC LETHAL says, ” use the other persons weakness as your strength .” His rap song that makes sense at the end. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44BFUPZTfU4

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY ; Just remember  that you don’t have to be what they want you to be. ( Muhammad Ali ).

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