Sunday, March 7, 2010

A Brief Post Oscar Message from Brother X-Squared--Even Sam Jackson Sees the Evil that is Precious!

Even Samuel L. Jackson knows the evil that is Precious! See how he reacted when that mammy Monique accepted her award and even evoked the original Hollywood mammy Hattie McDaniel's name!

Behold my wisdom. Did I not predict these results? All proud Nubians should rally around my flag as I divined the white man's evil. Did you not see the foulness? That evil movie Precious winning for best adapted screenplay from an equally foul book written by a "woman" named Sapphire. White folks loved just being able to say such a name--a horrible stereotype of our black queens--to millions of people!

The Nazi wins and that Hurt Locker which hurts and locks up the black woman also triumphs. Oh yes! And DARPA with their foul science was rewarded with technical awards for Avatar thus ensuring that evil technology will become even more popular. But this was a night for the triumphant White woman, the snow queen, cave dweller, to win. First, that Sandra Bullock wins for emasculating the Black Man in The Blind Side. Then a second Miss Anne wins for the Hurt Locker. The white woman did not get their Hillary Clinton, but they got the Oscars!

White folks best be careful tomorrow because the white man is angry. That James Cameron looked like he was going to kill someone after he lost! Be careful America, some angry white man may shoot up his job tomorrow or crash a plane into a building in protest.

But there was subtle evil as well on display. They showed that sad movie Music by Prudence about those poor black children who are crippled by the White man's weapons of war and guess what? A black man, Roger Ross Williams wins, and some old white she-bat named Elinor Burkett gets up there and cuts off his acceptance speech! I could not believe it! The black man wins and The White Woman speaks for him and for the strong Nubian children whose heroism this movie called attention to. Sickening. If that was Brother X-Squared on the stage I would have put that old hag in her place....under my boot!

The Oscars also neutered hip hop! What was once a great music and culture has been truly co-opted. Using the black dances and moves of poppin' and lockin', the original b-boy culture was prostituted for the evils of Hollywood! Break dancing was originally inspired by the Africanisms that survived as Copeira--a powerful martial art used by slaves in Brazil to fight off the white devil slave owners. Now, the multinational white corporations use hip hop to debase black culture. Predictable.

Oh yes! I am the beginning and the end. The Alpha and the Omega. The sacred and the profane. Never doubt the infinite wisdom and power of Brother X-Squared! I display my powers in things small and large, for the former is a display of grace and the latter is proof of my raw power.

What Would a Black Militant Say About the 2010 Academy Awards? An Interview with Brother X-Squared on The Oscars

The We Are Respectable Negroes News Network (producer of such award winning programs as the White in America series, and hard hitting exposes with Jesse Jackson and Pat Buchanan) is proud to bring you the latest installment in our recurring series of interviews with Brother X-Squared, president of the North American Chapter of the Renewed Black Panther Party. Brother X-Squared made his stunning debut on WARNNN last year with his analysis of then Presidential Candidate Barack Obama's campaign. While this interview introduced our readers to a powerful new force in the Black blogosphere, it was Brother X-Squared's review of the movie Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen that truly established him as a force to be reckoned with.

Brother X-Squared continues with his keen, sharp, and unique perspective on American arts and letters in this newest interview where he analyzes the 82nd Annual Academy Awards competition. This is Brother X-Squared's longest interview as he shares a wealth of information and knowledge that few possess on the workings of Hollywood, white supremacy, and the 2010 Oscars.
WARNNN: Hello Brother X-Squared. It is a pleasure to hear from you again. We appreciate you blessing us with your time. How have you been? What are your plans for viewing the Oscars this evening? Are you planning a party?

Brother X-Squared: I am pleased to see you again. I was worried that after our last conversation and how I enlightened you as to your weaknesses as a Nubian warrior that you would have run away. I feared that you caught drapetomania and ran away from the power that I possess. I see now Brother Chauncey that you are developing some deep intellectual calluses on your mind-body-soul nexus and that your eyes have developed nictitating membranes to protect them from my melanin light. That is good. Now you are prepared for more of my wisdom. I am taking you to the woodshed, just like I do all challenged captive black africans in America, in a way akin to that movie The 36th Chamber of Shaolin.

I am beating knowledge into your hard heads! On this "party" mess, it seems that I need to enlighten you again. Do I ever rest?

WARNNN: I assume that at night you must rest for a bit...

Brother X-Squared: No, I never rest. Never, for sleep is the cousin of death. I am a self-generating, self-contained Sun powered by knowledge. I am a perpetual motion machine. Like Albert Einstein--a good white man even though he helped those devils develop the A-Bomb--I take periodic naps...and also like Einstein I wear the same uniform everyday. I have no time for the silliness of fashion for my time is too valuable. Brother Chauncey I sleep with one eye open lest the white police state kill me like Brother Fred Hampton. All respect due to the honored dead.

If I do not sleep, then how could I relax? If I don't relax, then how could I party? Partying is something for those people who have something to celebrate. Does the natural black man in America have anything to celebrate Brother Chauncey? And you best think before you speak or I will have to upset your mind state again...

WARNNN: Of course you never sleep Brother X-Squared.

Brother X-Squared: Good. You are learning. There is no way on God's green Earth that Brother X-Squared sits around eating JuJu Bees (notice the name of that evil concoction! I will have to break that down some other day) and popcorn while watching the white man's coon show on TV and cheering on some multinational company's monstrosity of a film.

So no, I will be analyzing that bloated beast of white supremacy called the Oscars and deconstructing the white man's use of what he calls "popular culture" to destroy the black man. You see as Brother Stuart Hall, that super strong Black British scholar had explained back in the 1980s and 1970s, popular culture is one of the locations where power is struggled over. And even taking into account what those closeted European homosexuals at this place called The Frankfurt School were talking about--notice the phallic imagery! A school named after a penis shaped object, we can only imagine with wickedness those European "intellectuals" were exploring!--the mass media is designed to empower the powerful over the powerless. Look how that sick sex freak Hitler with his tiny penis bitten off by a neighbor's goat when he was a child used the media to kill the Jews and other White folks. Damning it is. Damning. Is there any weaker group than the Black man in America? Any group more vulnerable to the evil will of mass media? Don't answer because the only response is no!

WARNNN: Wow. You are awesome Brother X-Squared. So what should people of color and other folks be looking for tonight on The Oscars?

Brother X-Squared: Now we are getting to the point. The wickedness of that foul behemoth has already begun. Don't you see it? The white man has begun an assault on the black man even before that show has formally begun. The white man assaults the subliminals and the conscious mind state. He uses trickery and symbols. He is like the Devil, hiding things in plain sight. This week the Oscar statue was covered by a huge condom. Did you see this mess? A huge phallic symbol, a wink to the Illuminati covered by a big prophylactic! And guess what? No one commented on this! Did you see it?

WARNNN: I saw some plastic on the statue, but didn't make the connection. It just looks practical to me.

Brother X-Squared: So much work to do with you. Practical, yes. As in a practical symbol of neutering the Black man! This year's Oscars has so much destructive, evil energy and wickedness. It is a display of pathology pornography, a defilement of the black man and black woman! That foul movie Precious, how so I loathe it, is an advertisement for population control, for eliminating the ghettos and the ghetto underclass. The White Man finances that wickedness just to send out his signal that sterilization and population control is the key! The white man's trickery knows no ends.

WARNNN: Since you mentioned Precious, can you make some predictions for who will win in the major categories?

Brother X-Squared: Do snakes come to the surface after smelling cornbread cooked on the night of the solstice?


Brother X-Squared. You must be half-white Brother Chauncey. I will get you a copy of Herskovitz's foundational texts and together we will help you understand the Africanisms that still live in America. The answer is Yes.

WARNNN: Please proceed.

Brother X-Squared: I will start with that disgusting foul movie Precious. You see the white man loves to humiliate the Black man at every opportunity. Now, he has that coontastic cross dresser Tyler Perry, who every day destroys the brain cells of his viewers with his uber foul hellish movies and tv shows, to do his bidding. If there were ever a negro who I would give to the KKK it would be him. The white man also has on his payroll that mammy Oprah. Never has there been such an emotional surrogate for white people as her with all that crying and nonsense. Precious is going to win best supporting actress for that hairy wildebeest Monique. You can take that to the bank.

WARNNN: Why do you hate Precious so much? Do you think it is what some have labeled as "pathology porn?"

Brother X-Squared. I call it as I see it. You cannot polish a turd. Do you know about Redemption?

WARNNN: You mean after the Civil War and how the North and South reimagined a common past centered on the humiliation and disenfranchisement of black people and Jim Crow?

Brother X-Squared: You have been reading. There is hope for you yet. You see, Precious is a 21st century version of Redemption. The white man elects that nothing, manchild, halfrican Obama whose spiritual energy is zero to the White man's house as President. The dumb un-liberated colored masses are all happy, jumping up and down like monkeys on a trampoline when he wins. Then he springs free a whole bunch of foul anti-black movies like Precious and The Blind Side to counterbalance the black mind state--never forget that liberated Nubians are immune from this foul tricknology for we see the white man's game. Did you know that white conservatives are all over that foul movie? That devil Barbara Bush even screened it for her friends in Houston! In the heart of the old Confederacy! Big corporations are getting paid off of depicting that morbidly obese monster Precious on screen defiling black womanhood!

Did you know that the Bush family was connected through grandpa Bush, Prescott was his name, to the Nazis? How can any movie that a family with such a hateful past adores and supports be good for the Black man? Furthermore, Hollywood has always been anti-black. They gave that tragic self hating mulatto Halle Berry an Oscar for that movie Monster's Ball--and damn it was a monstrous movie in fact--where she let that humanzee Billy Bob Thorton have sex with her after he killed her black husband. Those white devils gave Hattie McDaniel the first Oscar "awarded" to a black person for playing a mammy to that white bitch Scarlett Ohara in that white supremacist fantasy Gone with the Wind. So none of this is a surprise.

WARNNN: Isn't that harsh? To talk about Precious that way? Doesn't that movie speak to many peoples' real suffering?

Brother X-Squared: Do we ever see white people depicted that way? The answer is no! I will make a movie about white pathology in suburbia, the South, or Appalachia that will blow your mind! Where is my contract? Where are my millions of dollars?

And don't forget that there are far more Preciouses in the White community that never get revealed! Why? Because the White Man protects his queens and the public image of the white race. The captive black slave in America gives the White Man money to see black people debased. In all my years I have never seen such a movie--fried chicken used as sexual release; dirty swine and sex; flying shoes, HIV, bulletin boards in the background when Precious is on screen advertising rat poison and abortions; and the worst offense, the worst of them all is how black men are depicted! In the first ten minutes of the film we see a black man raping a child while his Nubian queen watches! Unbelievable. Then the movie continues to assault its captive black viewers by depicting the light skinned mulattoes in the film as the saviors of Precious. Damn I admire the White Man for his trickery! Ultimately, and my God this is so profound, there is nothing "precious" about Precious...they sugar coated poison for you sad coons to eat and you are gobbling it up and asking for seconds. In fact you watch your own debasement on screen in the company of white people sitting next to you in the theater. The White man laughs at you...especially the black woman...he is not laughing with you. Next question.

WARNNN: I am still digesting what you said. You always amaze me Brother X-Squared. Always, always, always. What of some of the other awards? Best Actor, Best Actress, Supporting roles, etc.

Brother X-Squared: Those are even easier to predict. That Jeff Bridges in that cowboy movie Crazy Heart will win because Hollywood loves that men and horses/pickup trucks nonsense. Rich white liberals enjoy white trash movies--see Brokeback Mountain. So that is a lock. Inglorious Bastards will win best supporting actor for that Nazi mess. The White Man loves those World War 2 Nazi movies. That old white devil Christopher Waltz who played "The Jew Hunter" is gonna win for sure. Do you know why?

WARNNN: Are you going to discuss the often conspiracy laden theories about Jews and Hollywood? And that Spike Lee's Malcolm X movie didn't win because of Malcolm's politics in real life? I am starting to get your logic Brother X-Squared.

Brother X-Squared: You are still a child sitting at my knee Chauncey. I am to you as a highway is to an anthill. I am a type five civilization and you are a type zero civilization. You cannot even conceive of my wisdom! That Jews and Hollywood mess is nonsense for White people are all the same. They try to use ethnicity to subdivide themselves into different groups as to divide and conquer our fire against them. The true Nubian warrior sees white people as all being evil and stained with blood. The white man loves Tarantino because of his hatred of black people. That Tarantino is a supposed "negrophile" who uses the word nigger whenever he can in his movies. More to the point, Tarantino makes a fantasy movie where Jews get to kill Nazis! When will Black people get our fantasy revenge film where we rise up and liquidate the White man? When will somebody make a counterfactual movie where Nat Turner succeeds and brings the White man to his knees as a proper servant to the Black Gods? The answer is never. Not ever. Not in your or my lifetime.

WARNNN: What about Sandra Bullock and The Blind Side?

Brother X-Squared: As easy as that Nazi mess. Bullock wins. That Blind Side...damn! notice the name...hitting Black people where we are blinded and also trying to blind us with their evil. One has to admire tricknology and how white supremacy uses it so deftly. That movie is about a big man ape, magical negro, black, stupid, dimwit, who pledges his loyalty to some white woman. Sandra Bullock even goes to "the hood" to lecture black people about raising their children. That foulness is the second punch in the Precious one-two combo against the black man in the Age of Obama. We can't take care of our families. Our women are weak. And we need white women to save us. That is every white person's racist fantasy, some big dumb buck to protect the white family--like some trained bear who doesn't know he is a slave.

This goes back to slavery when white folks would exchange black people as gifts. That Blind Side is just white racist projection where big black asexual bucks get to protect white families on the pain of death and then get contracts playing football as million dollar slaves for old white men.

WARNNN: What are your predictions for best picture and best director?

Brother X-Squared: Two foul abominations for best picture are the likely candidates. One is Avatar. The other is Hurt Locker. Avatar is unbelievable. It is a Tarzan, Jungle Book, Pocahontas, Kipling, white man's burden fantasy. Some white man comes to the dark people, learns their ways, and then uplifts them to new heights after having sex with their queens. The White Man loves to makes those movies where he gets to save the darkies. That movie also used that demonic 3d--a technology developed by DARPA to wage future war and to control the masses--so it gets extra points for evil. No proud Nubian Warrior shall ever see a movie in 3d for it is a path for the white devil to control your neurons! In my resistance cell that is one of our prime directives. No 3d movies!

WARNNN: What about Hurt Locker? It does have a female director? And she is Cameron's ex-wife. Given how unpopular he is among some in Hollywood that could be to her advantage.

Brother X-Squared: Chauncey, please stop trying to divine the ways of white people for their logic is not ours. Their evil is so twisted, their machinations so grand, that we cannot possibly understand the White Man's logic. Hurt Locker is another attack on Black people. Notice the title--"hurt" and "locker." Hurt is what they have done to us for centuries. Locker equals "lock her" when pronounced phonetically. Is that not what they have done to the black woman? With all of this interracial porn that is popular today? With movies like Precious? To "hurt" the black woman? Did the white man not "lock her" in cages and chains!

By doing so, did not the White Man shackle the Black Man by denying us access to our Queens and their fertile land? you see now Brother Chauncey. To boot: Hurt Locker is directed by a white woman and it features a white man with the power to defuse bombs. They want to balance out that Obama victory. All those dejected, angry,white, crying, she-devils who supported Hillary want to see Hurt Locker win the Oscar! The white man in the movie, by defusing bombs, is defusing the black man's sexual power! We alone have the power to explode and destroy the White Man. So, by defusing those bombs the white man in neutering us!

WARNNN: So your prediction is?

Brother X-Squared: I see an upset. On one hand I want to say Precious because the white man is devilish and if Precious wins it will be the most white supremacist triumph since that minstrel song "It's Hard Out there for a Pimp" won a few years back. But, the white man is smart. He does not see every problem as a nail simply because he is holding a hammer. I say Hurt Locker! Yes, that foul white feminist neutering of the black man movie wins over that equally foul blue people, interracial, man-tree sex, colonial fantasy movie Avatar.

WARNNN: At this point, I usually ask if you want to share some new knowledge with our audience. But tonight, I want to ask you about your favorite movies of the past and present. Do you like movies? And if so, what do you recommend for our audience?

Brother X-Squared: I love the movies. A warrior must study his enemies. The white man assaults us everyday at the cinema. My favorite movie of all time is Braveheart. I watch it at least once a week. What a wonderful movie. Those diseased, foul, dirty, white people practice incest, don't practice bathing, and then put paint on their faces before they kill each other. I couldn't have made a better movie. Braveheart is truly wonderful to watch. I wish those white devils had stayed in Europe and continued killing one another and having incest with their mothers and sisters. That movie is my Star Wars.

WARNNN: I have to admit that I never thought of Braveheart that way.

Brother X-Squared: Of course you haven't. I am Yoda and you are still a Padawan on these matters. Of current movies I like that crazy white people movie Shutter Island. Damn it was good. All those crazy white people on that island getting lobotomies. I really appreciated how that movies exposed the "healing" profession that is white psychotherapy. Yeah right! They go off and drug you (or electrocute you) in order to create new realities for the patients--what white privilege does to the soon to be obsolete white man everyday. I also liked the black orderlies in that movies. Yes, they were in fact slaves to the white man, but they were kicking the behinds of those white devils. What a wonderful job. I give that Shutter Island...a movie that made me shutter with laughter...four out of four stars!

WARNNN: Well, thank you for the extensive interview. We love you Brother X-Squared as do our readers and viewers. One question: if the audience wrote in and requested that you live blog the Oscars would you be willing to do so?

Brother X-Squared: I live for the people. I absolutely would share my wisdom with the masses during the Oscars if they so desired it. My connection to these Internets is secure so I don't fear the White man's police state tracking me down. If the masses command it I am willing! I may even debut on that white man's Twitter BS for the Oscars too....only time will tell.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Saturday Afternoon Funny: 2 Black Lesbians Sue White Man in The People's Court Over Semen Sample

Let's practice for the S.A.T.'s--2 Girls and One Cup is to 2 Black lesbians and one white sperm donor on the People's Court as [insert your own analogy].

Brother Barack, do you see the madness that you have unleashed? Are you happy with where all that hope and change stuff has brought us? White women suing over bad hair weaves. Latarian Milton. Epic Beard Man. You have unleashed them all.

Welcome once more to Barack Obama's post racial America.

Where are the brothers for these sisters? What about perpetuating the black race my Nubian queens? To play on a phrase, is biracial the new black?

By the way dude is lucky to have dodged this trainload of craziness...

But then again, if these two queens want some man juice they can come see Brother Chauncey DeVega for the hookup cause I always come strong and correct. And I don't believe in them prophylactics 'cause the Black Gods must always spread their seed. Holla if you hear me!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Behold the Ugliness of the Right Wing: Breitbart Compares the KKK to the Community Activist Group ACORN

Sometimes I just shake my head in dismay. As I have asserted many times in my writings here and elsewhere, one of the great divides in this country--a divide that resonates throughout our political culture--is the force of memory and history. At our best, Black and Brown folks, our Native American brothers, Jewish folk, and others who have suffered under power are deeply historical. We are history. We live history. We embody the past and the present whether we want to or not. We are politicized by virtue of our identity relative to the American polity whether we want to be or not.

There are others who are historical while simultaneously being ahistorical. The neo-Secessionists, the Palin crowd, original intent, nostalgia possessed Right wing are awash in history but their historical prism is one of the good old days. Their lens is myopic. Redemption reigns supreme amidst a memory of a benign Leave it to Beaver infused past--never mind that Jim Crow, as well as restrictive housing covenants and segregation made possible Wally and the Beave's idyllically white childhood. These types talk about history and allude to it. Yet, they are not "historical" people. Conservatives of this stripe are more akin to a particular type of Whiteness that abuses history while practicing selective historical amnesia. As others such as Baldwin and Ellison have said far more sharply, America is a country of amnesiacs where European ethnics could come, forget their origins, and reinvent themselves as White Americans by both hating and distancing themselves from people of color.

Notice once more the importance of the distinction between "Whiteness" and "white people."

The ugliness of White (Conservative) Nationalism is striking in its hold on much of Red State America. The whiteness of the Republican, Right wing, echo chamber is possessed of xenophobia and racism. In total, they should simply own their values as such. The folks who would compare ACORN to the Klan (for a frightening jolt of reality peruse the comments on the Breitbart site) are one step above common bigots. As I said months ago, perhaps they would not hold the rope of the lynching, but these types would buy the postcards, wear their Sunday finery, and buy a bit (or two) of Sam Hose's body as a collectible to pass down to their children and grandchildren.

The piece in question from the popular Conservative website Breitbart's Big Government follows.

Thought: Will Black Conservatives write in and complain about this nonsense? Will they boycott Breitbart's sponsors? Will well-meaning, decent, and intelligent White Conservatives wash their hands of Breitbart's Big Government?

Truly disgusting, yet a powerful barometer of the White backlash that fuels the Right wing populism of the present (and past):

ACORN and the Ku Klux Klan

by Michael Zak

Last week, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, a crime syndicate dedicated to tightening the Democratic Party’s grip on America, dissolved its national structure. Too much of ACORN’s corruption had been exposed to public scrutiny for it to run its vote fraud and extortion rackets effectively. So, ACORN activists will have to soldier on in state-level organizations, such as New York Communities for Change and New England United for Justice in Massachusetts.


ACORN does indeed operate like the Mafia, but it more closely resembles another organization that began as an affiliate of the Democratic Party, the Ku Klux Klan. Aside from intimidating some bank executives, ACORN does not engage in violence, but like the KKK it has vote fraud as a top priority.

There have been two distinct organizations known as the Ku Klux Klan. The modern-day KKK, with whom most people are familiar, was spawned in 1915 by the Hollywood epic Birth of a Nation, premiered at the White House by a Democrat president, Woodrow Wilson. Cross-burning and other rituals were actually inspired by the movie. The Klan came to dominate the Democratic Party so thoroughly that the 1924 Democratic National Convention was known as the “Klanbake.”

It is not so much this Klan 2.0 that ACORN parallels as the original version. Established in 1866, Klan 1.0 was an affiliate of the Democratic Party during the Reconstruction era. Named for “kuklos,” the Greek word for “circle,” the Ku Klux Klan waged war against the Republican Party in the former Confederate states. Goofy titles for its commanders such as Wizard and Cyclops were intended to disguise the fact that the KKK was a paramilitary organization. In some areas, leadership of the Ku Klux Klan and the Democratic Party were indistinguishable.

Democrats used the Klan to suppress their political opposition, with vote fraud and intimidation and violence. Klansmen aimed at African-Americans, nearly all Republicans in those days, and at white Republicans who tried to help them. Once threatened by the KKK, Republicans could in many cases save their lives only by publicly swearing allegiance to the Democratic Party. According to a southern governor, “Few Republicans dare sleep in their houses at night.”

“The suppression of enough GOP votes could ensure a Democratic victory,” wrote one historian. “There’s no question that Klansmen closely watched the polls” – easy to do before the secret ballot was introduced in the United States in the 1880s. All too often, Republican ballots were not even counted.

Like ACORN, the Ku Klux Klan operated with impunity until Republican politicians and journalists sounded an alarm. In 1869, Nathan Bedford Forrest, the KKK’s Grand Dragon, ordered the Klan disbanded. Why? The national organization was getting too much attention, so Klansmen would have to soldier on in state-level organizations, such as the Red Shirts in South Carolina and the Men of Justice in Alabama. Nonetheless, most members of these spin-off groups considered themselves to be Klansmen.

A congressional investigation reported that “the operations of the Klan are executed in the night and are invariably directed against members of the Republican Party.”

In 1871, the Republican-controlled 41st Congress passed the Ku Klux Klan Act, and a Republican president, Ulysses Grant, signed it. Until overturned by the Supreme Court twelve years later, the law effectively banned the KKK. Federal troops crushed Klan uprisings in South Carolina and Louisiana, while hundreds of Klansmen were convicted in federal court. Law enforcement played a role in eliminating the Ku Klux Klan, but primarily the Klan disappeared because after Democrat regimes replaced the Reconstruction state governments there was no need for Democrats to suppress Republican opposition by covert means when government authorities could do so openly.


Back then, Klansmen had to contend with a Republican administration, but now, with a Democrat in the White House, ACORNistas know that the federal government is on their side. With Eric Holder’s Justice Department condoning polling place thuggery [pictured] and other illicit activity against the GOP, there is less incentive for Democrats to suppress Republican opposition by covert means when government authorities are doing so openly.

The Democrat-controlled 111th Congress has made ACORN spin-off groups eligible for billions of taxpayer dollars. Once an insurgency, community organizers are now part of the establishment. To the victors go the spoils.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Chauncey DeVega's World of Ghetto Nerds: A Quick Note on Roger Ebert Finding His Voice on the Oprah Winfrey Show

I loved Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert as a kid. Watching their show, then deciding to go to a movie based on Ebert's "thumbs up or thumbs down" was a weekend ritual in my home. Their reviews were the meat of the program. But what really made Siskel and Ebert's show cohere was their amazing chemistry. One couldn't tell if they loved each other or if they hated each other--but we knew they were dear friends:

I will never forget when Ebert threatened to punch Siskel in the mouth for making a playful joke about how his love of black women (random factoid: did you know that Ebert dated Oprah?). Ebert took it as disrespect for his wife and for a moment it was Roger (and not Mike Tyson) who was the baddest man on the planet.

I was deeply saddened when Siskel died. When we heard the news of Ebert's struggle with cancer, there was an exhalation felt across all of ghetto nerd land. Ebert has triumphed even as he has lost so much--his voice, his face, and his television show. But in this struggle, Ebert has reivented himself, or perhaps more precisely, he has found other ways to be quintessentially himself. Either way he is a role-model and in my book a mighty respectable negro:

I shed a tear when Ebert found his voice again on Oprah (we respectable negroes can be quite sensitive you know). I smile when I read his column. For me, the lesson to be learned from Ebert's tribulations is how to be a model of self-deprecation and humility--traits we can all learn from.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Noose Debacle at UC San Diego, Minority Student Claims Responsibility, and No Justice No Peace Rings Forth Across the Land

There is no going back to the glorious Sixties.

I am more old school and confront power face to face--as opposed to during a parlay. But, I will indulge the younglings storming the offices of sympathetic administrators while they were out to lunch and thus there was no fear of arrest.

While I am presently working on something more substantial regarding this UCSD, Compton "ghetto" party debacle, for now I will be content in sharing this latest development.

For those of you who have been following the UCSD drama, a noose was found several days ago in the library of that most esteemed of institutions. Quite expectantly, students have protested and "stormed" university offices. They have presented a list of demands. Folks are up in arms and tempers are flaring.

Now it seems that it was in fact a "minority" student who left a noose in the library. As a former student activist, and as someone who was resident protester and President of a Black Student Association on a campus that made UCSD's racial politics look paradise like, I call BS. My theory: said minority student, noose hanger is either A) an agent provocateur who got caught out by the Pandora's box she opened or more likely B) said "minority student" is actually covering for someone else. Only time will tell.

As always on these matters, I like to go to the peanut gallery in order to test the waters of public opinion. As always, I am not disappointed. Notice the logic among these respondents: Reverse racism, white folks are victims, a mocking of hate crimes, and gross misreadings of history.

However the UCSD campus climate brouhaha turns out, for me the more powerful narrative is how race still lives in Barack Obama's America. Where do we go from here?

Some select comments:

  • I sure hope the white student union doesn't take this sitting down, they need to follow the example of the black student union and orgainze a protest march. The time is now to end the perpetual victim ideology that is religiously played by blacks the first time they're expected to stand up and be responsible for themselves and their actions, something that the rest of us do on a daily basis, minus the built in excuse to fall back on.--Ratssuck\
  • At least she said she didn't intend to cause a racial firestorm aimed at whites. Unlike the black man who set fire to Southern black churches (Antoine Dean), the black man who abducted black children around Atlanta (Wayne Williams), Tawana Brawley scrawling a backwards swastika on her body in dog feces, the Teachers College professor (Madonna Constantine) who hung a noose on her own office door, the racist Harvard professor (Skip Gates, Obama's friend) who cried "racism" when the police (Obama: "They acted stupidly") arrived to protect his house, the black stripper accused the white Duke lacrosse players of rape (Crystal Gail Mangum), et al. THEY all committed their racist frauds ON PURPOSE.--Eagle_in_NYC
  • A noose? A piece of rope used around the world for millenia to execute or persecute people?This is now a hate crime? So then it was a hate crime when Nathan Hale was hanged?--markemoore
  • If only it had been a white male, then Jesse Jackson and his racist posse come to the rescue. But since the person is a minority, female, and apparently stupid - nothing will come of this. Actually, they'll probably make white male students attend a class why this is not appropriate.--somoes
  • It's all good. It's a female, (not subject to censure), potentially of color, (not subject to censer), and most likely an avid drug user (only subject to pity and rehab). Let her run free! Only white males need to be burned at the stake.--Contrarian123
  • Just like the Islamic law student that was planted at an Abacrombe and Fitch store as a clerk... Then she starts wearing a burka. Racism like this is contrived for political or financial gains. Law suits by Jesse Jackson and the like wear down the will of the people who are targeted. And these are the people that say they are for justice... when it benefits them!--BlueSpringsMo
  • Since when did the noose become a symbol of hatred of blacks? As if no other race has ever been hung on a noose... Political correctness kills me. So does "hate" crimes.--TWBNick
  • The whining minorities usually are the ones making the nooses and burning the crosses these days because racism is on the wane except for that in the minority communities where it is growing. It is a typical ploy to invoke sympathy and anger. How sad for these race baiters.--ricardo_maxwell

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

He Needs More Rehab: Glenn Beck's Newest Addiction is Fantasizing About the Destruction of Liberals and Progressives

It has been a while since we heard from our friend Werner Herzog's Bear. I can think of no better a moment for the bear to spring forth from hiding and devour Glenn Beck.

The boy has suffered a relapse. This time Beck's drug of choice is a bilious, poison filled, and twisted fantasy where Liberals and Progressives are a "cancer" to be "eliminated" from the Earth. As always, Werner is ready with a a special guest lecture on the real meaning of fascism, Glenn Beck's crazy talk, and why this is eerily frightening stuff:

Today I would like to talk about the way that the word “fascism” is currently being misunderstood, abused, and distorted in the public sphere. I’d like to start by saying that I do not think that any one political group has a monopoly on misusing the word “fascism.” The Soviet Union used it constantly to shut down its enemies, radical European students in the 1960s used it against democratic regimes, and it was certainly leveled carelessly by the opponents of the Bush administration. Basically, we have all agreed that “fascists” and “Nazis” are the avatars of evil, and to label your opponents fascists is a very effective form of political name calling. I think that unless you are talking about white supremacist organizations like the Aryan Nation, that the terms “Nazi” and “fascist” should be avoided, because they tend to shut off political debate rather than foster it.

That said, there has been a recent wave of Nazi talk that has gone beyond name calling to actually distorting the historical record. I am thinking specifically here of Jonah Goldberg’s recent book Liberal Fascism, Patrick Buchanan’s Hitler, Churchill and the Unnecessary War, and various statements made by Glenn Beck on his television show. These figures aren’t just mis-using the term “fascism,” they are trying to rewrite history. For example, Beck has called FDR a fascist on his show, and has consistently called progressives fascists. Goldberg does much the same in his book, and has made the preposterous claim that fascism was a movement of the political Left, rather than the Right. Patrick Buchanan, taking a different tack, has just written a book blaming Churchill for the Holocaust under the misbegotten notion that Britain prolonged what should have been a short war. In Buchanan’s eyes, Hitler was a nationalist who invaded Poland only to unite Germans together, not to subjugate Eastern Europe under German rule. All of these assertions are ridiculous, but are deadly serious, because they are being used to push a political agenda.

As someone who studies German history for a living, I feel that I should set the record straight. Because it would take too long for me to go into all of the distortions one by one, I will instead go into what fascism actually is. From that we will see the problems with the current rhetoric, and how it is based on is a gross misunderstanding at best, and a piece of calculated political mendacity at its worst.

First off, we should have a good definition of what fascism is. This is actually kind of tricky. In the first place, fascism is not merely dictatorship, militarism, or authoritarian government. While the term “fascist” was applied to Francisco Franco’s regime, he himself was not actually a fascist, but a conservative authoritarian, even though many of his supporters came from the Falange, the Spanish fascist party. In my estimation, and according to other historians like Stanley Payne, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany were the only two truly fascist regimes, while others, like Franco’s Spain, Vichy France, and WWII era Romania, had regimes influenced by fascist movements.

What is important to understand about fascism is that it is a revolutionary movement that seeks to overthrow the older order, not just preserve it. In that sense fascism was a break from prior movements on the extreme right, which tended to be more monarchical and clerical in nature. Robert Paxton, the great historian of Vichy France, has a definition of fascism that to my mind works best:

“a form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion.”

Extreme nationalism is thus the essential ingredient of fascism; you really can’t have fascism without it. Fascists wanted to purify the nation by destroying those elements they thought endangered the nation, and sought to make the nation great through military conquest. Fascists were also interested in mobilizing the nation, which made them different from traditional authoritarians; hence the creation of organizations like the Hitler Youth.

Furthermore, fascists defined themselves through their oppositions to women’s emancipation, artistic modernism, communism, socialism, and liberalism. They valued action, nation, violence, and cohesion. While they shared an emphasis on collectivism with Communism, fascists rejected the whole notion of class consciousness and instead substituted the nation.

Furthermore, the Nazi variant of fascism was fundamentally and almost exclusively concerned with the idea of race. Hitler placed German “Aryans” at the top of the racial hierarchy, and considered them a “master race” whose destiny it was to rule Europe. (This marked him off from Mussolini, who was not particularly anti-Semitic.)

The worst crimes of the Nazis are the direct outgrowth of their racial ideology. The Holocaust, persecution of homosexuals, enslavement of Russian POWs, and killing of the handicapped all were motivated by the desire to create a racially pure Volksgemeinschaft, or “racial community.” These principles were directly opposed to those of liberalism’s emphasis on individual rights and socialism’s belief in universal humanity. When commentators like Glenn Beck try to say that “collectivism” is what defines Nazism, they are wrong; it is race. This is also why Buchanan’s analysis is flawed: Hitler’s idea of Volksgemeinschaft required that those “unfit” would have to be destroyed.

But why not take this from the horse’s mouth? Mussolini himself wrote an essay called “What is Fascism?” in 1932 that is instructive in understanding how fascism wanted to break from other political ideologies:

"...given that the nineteenth century was the century of Socialism, of Liberalism, and of Democracy, it does not necessarily follow that the twentieth century must also be a century of Socialism, Liberalism and Democracy: political doctrines pass, but humanity remains, and it may rather be expected that this will be a century of authority...a century of Fascism."

Notice that Mussolini has defined Fascism in direct counter-distinction to democracy, liberalism, and socialism. The efforts by Goldberg and others to muddy the waters cannot overcome this fundamental fact: fascists viewed socialists and liberals as their enemies. Furthermore, fascists were most invested in enhancing the glory of their nations, which they claimed had been humiliated, something both Hitler and Mussolini did after World War I. From Mussolini again, we get the emphasis on national expansion and emphasis on the nation rising from humiliation:

“For Fascism, the growth of empire, that is to say the expansion of the nation, is an essential manifestation of vitality, and its opposite a sign of decadence. Peoples which are rising, or rising again after a period of decadence, are always imperialist; and renunciation is a sign of decay and of death. Fascism is the doctrine best adapted to represent the tendencies and the aspirations of a people, like the people of Italy, who are rising again after many centuries of abasement and foreign servitude.”

I provide these quotations for a reason, namely to show how wrong many of the people who talk about fascism today are about its actual nature. Now enter Jonah Goldberg. His book, Liberal Fascism, must stand as one of the most egregious abuses of the historical record ever written. Like others before him, he wants to pin the word “fascist” on his opponents, and goes to ridiculous lengths to do so. Here is what he has to say about modern day manifestations of fascism:

“Fascism was an international movement that appeared in different forms in different countries, depending on the vagaries of national culture and temperament. In Germany, fascism appeared as genocidal racist nationalism. In America, it took a “friendlier,” more liberal form. The modern heirs of this “friendly fascist” tradition include the New York Times, the Democratic Party, the Ivy League professoriate, and the liberals of Hollywood. The quintessential Liberal Fascist isn't an SS storm trooper; it is a female grade school teacher with an education degree from Brown or Swarthmore.”

Unfortunately for Mr. Goldberg, Brown doesn’t have an education program! Furthermore, people like him are always criticizing the New York Times, the Democratic Party, and Ivy League professors of not being nationalistic enough! His understanding of fascism is completely facile. For instance, he links the Nazi anti-smoking campaign, to the contemporary one, as an example of “liberal fascism.” That makes about as much sense as calling Dwight Eisenhower a Nazi for building the Interstate Highway System since the Nazis built the Autobahn. His problem is that he thinks that fascism has any kind of expression outside of radical nationalism. As we’ve seen already, it doesn’t.

Goldberg’s larger project, with which Glenn Beck and others have latched onto, is to term fascism a phenomenon of the “Left” rather than the “Right.” In the first place, we should acknowledge that these terms are highly subjective. Secondly, their grounds for doing so are highly suspect, especially because I cannot think of a single scholar of fascism who considers it to be primarily a Leftist movement. Goldberg for instance, likes to talk about how Mussolini started out on the Left, but that proves nothing. That would be like saying that since Ronald Reagan was a pro-New Deal leader of a labor union, that he was a liberal president. Paxton and others agree that there are elements of fascism that have their origins in the Left, such as the influence on revolution over restoration, but that doesn’t change the fact that fascism in France, Italy, and Germany, all had their origins in right wing, radical nationalist organizations at the turn of the century.

All of this is borne out in the historical record, where traditional conservative elites in both Italy and Germany allied themselves with fascism, something they never would have done with communists or socialists. People like Hindenburg saw Hitler as a tool for protecting their interests.

You might wonder why I am so passionate about this. I am because these distortions actually dishonor many of the people victimized by fascism. The first people targeted and killed by the fascist governments of Italy and Germany were Leftists. Hitler, for instance, purged the Communists and Social Democrats from the Reichstag soon after taking power, and built the first concentration camps in order to imprison them. The Social Democrats were the only party in Germany after World War I never to waver in their commitment to democracy, and they suffered for it.

Yet today they are being lumped together with Nazis. South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint did this recently, where he let this preposterous whopper drop, “we're about where Germany was before World War II where they became a social democracy.” Never mind that the social democrats lost their lives to defend democracy in the face of Nazi tyranny. If anyone deserves to be credited with trying to stop the Nazis, it’s them.

So in conclusion, I think it’s time that we stopped the name calling, and certainly that we stopped playing fast and loose with history. We all might have disagreements over politics with each other, but demonizing one’s opponents with the label of fascism is inappropriate and unproductive.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Saturday Afternoon Funny Concluded: Tough Talk on Black Women and the Black Community-Rest In Peace Black America

Talk about tough talk: one more voice on the "crisis" that is black male and female relationships. But is it tough love?

I teased this video on Saturday. It is priceless. Quite literally, I do not know if this video is worthless and therefore one cannot put a price on it, or it is such cockeyed genius that its value is beyond measure.

I was going to annotate this clip, but I kept saying "damn," "double damn," and "ouch." Thus, my powers of normally erudite analysis were stunted. This brother is the black male version of Alexyss Tylor. I have always said that the ign't underclass man is a lost cause. For me, the hope lies with black women. They are the foundation of the home in these communities. I have always suggested that if the sisters would stop rewarding the hyper-masculine, violent, and pathological behavior that makes many of our communities into failed States, this nonsense would stop t0morrow.

Yes, that may sound mean spirited. But, translating this intuition into policy would be one hell of an experiment.

My racial and gender id also tells me another truth that I hope folks will accept as honest, however is from my id after all so please give me a little slack. Who raises these baby boys? Who makes these criminal, street pirates at age 8 into the "man" of the house? Who models and rewards this behavior--feminizing men in the worst way possible, molding young boys into hyper-emotional man children without respect for civil society and comportment in the world outside of the 'hood? Sadly, who often dates and lays with these baby boys once they are "grown up?" Birthing their children and repeating this cycle of socially degenerative behavior?

As one of my favorite sociologists once observed, fathers and men socialize boys into respecting the notion of abstract authority, i.e. the rules are the rules and you obey them. Mothers and women socialize boys into empathy and sympathy. A person needs both in order to be balanced, and it is very difficult for any one parent to give this balance to a child.

If an angry and frustrated brother tried to update and revise The Moynihan Report--a much unfairly maligned document by the way--after a bit too many libations and self-medication, the above video would be the result.

Some questions.

1. Is the brother in the video serious? Or is he being satirical?

2. Is there 90 percent truth mixed with 10 percent hyperbole? Or is it 100 percent nonsense?

3. Is this video saying what many of us think in private and are afraid to share?

4. Is our narrator a sexist or misogynist? Should it matter? Are those terms misapplied?

5. Is this video high comedy or semi-refined tragedy?

6. Is the creator of the video disqualified from offering any opinions on the state of the black community by virtue of his near fetish like worshiping of white women?

Saturday, February 27, 2010

In Barack Obama's America the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards Embrace Pathology Porn and Coonery

Art and popular culture are two of the primary terrains upon which we wage a war for how we will be represented as a people. Sadly, on Friday, February 26, 2010, respectable negroes lost another engagement with the forces of coonery, black debasement, and poor taste. Tyler "Manchurian Candidate of Black Pathology and Moon Cricket Tomfoolery" Perry wins and Black folk lose--again.

This is an epic fail in the Age of Obama.

Behold how low the NAACP, what was once THE great defender of Black Freedom has slumped. The winners of the 2010 NAACP Image Awards include the following exemplars of the "greatness" that is African American arts and letters:
  • Comedy Series: "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Actress in a comedy series: Cassi Davis, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Supporting actor in a comedy series: Lance Gross, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Supporting actress in a comedy series: Keshia Knight Pulliam, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Actress in a motion picture: Gabourey Sidibe, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"
  • Supporting actor in a motion picture: Adam Rodriguez, "Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself"
  • Supporting actress in a motion picture: MoNique, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"
  • Independent motion picture: "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"
  • Writing in a motion picture: Geoffrey Fletcher, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"
How sad. Can't we do better?

Saturday Afternoon Funny: The Mayor of Blacktown on Black Women, White Men, Interracial Relationships, and Domestic Terrorism

Now back to our regularly scheduled programming...

During the waning days of Black History Month, I would like to end this most auspicious month with laughter. Why? because sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying. Never forget, it is the blues context that has sustained us as a people.

Today's video is the foreplay for Sunday's post about the state of black male and female relationships. I have watched the forthcoming video repeatedly. I have cried. I have smiled. I have yelled at the screen. Trust me, it is wonderful...wonderful as in a wrestling match between a midget and a huge professional wrestler--think King Kong Bundy crushing a little person at Wrestlemania. In fact, after viewing Sunday's clip, the Epic Beard Man Bus Fight may be deposed from your Youtube playlist.

So, is the Mayor of Blacktown onto something here? Has he exposed a fallacy in the reasoning of our sisters whom are running to the white brothers? And what do you all make of the cottage industry that is the mainstream press' seeming obsession with exploring the "crisis" in black male-female relationships?

To that end, it seems that everyday a new story on this "crisis" graces the erstwhile pages of one of our esteemed journals of record. For example, this story from the Washington Post. Here is the author of the above piece advocating that black women date white men:

And now a self-indulgent, sort of related message from my avatar on the "problem" of interracial dating and race mixing:

As a proud race mixer in the tradition of Dr. King, I would argue that Lamont would be lucky to have this queen doing the naked, morning after a ride on space mountain, walk to the toilet--what is in fact my favorite post coital moment by the way.

Your thoughts?

Thursday, February 25, 2010

How Deep is the Commitment of Black Conservatives? Would the African American Signers of the Mount Vernon Statement Sell Themselves Back Into Slavery?

There is always one black Conservative in the room when they have these events. I wonder if Ken Blackwell, black garbage pail kid, the black Conservative signing The Mount Vernon Statement in the above clip, is happy with his 10 seconds of fame at such an auspicious event?

One of the recurring narratives in the Tea Party, Republican, Right wing populist narrative is a need for America to renew its "Constitutional values" and "the original intent" of that most sacred of documents. This is not a new trope for the Right: the idea that Republicans are the true defenders of America's constitutional democracy has served as one of Conservativism's cornerstones for decades. Interestingly, the long running tension between "freedom from" and "freedom to" is a neat parallel with how the Reagan Right was able to transform "liberal" and "progressive"--what were once positive political identifiers--into dirty words.

As a result, the State has been crippled in its ability to deal with real problems--and the public robbed of any expectations for what they are rightly due as citizens. This phenomenon spawns a public that is hurting and angry. But this anger is scatter shot: it villifies bankers and Wall Street; it smears Obama as being a Socialist; it rails against "liberal elites"; it prays at the mantle of Right Wing Populism and the Tea Parties; it wallows in xenophobia; it sees an effort to expand health care as a threat to freedom; it crashes itself into federal buildings in acts of domestic terrorism.

This anger also wraps itself in the vestments and language of "renewal" and "traditional" values. These appeals to the Constitution as a source for "democratic renewal," and as a counterpoint to the Age of Obama, are also an inexorably tempting stage for political theatrics. From Glenn Beck's Thomas Paine impersonator, to the predilection of middle age white men to dress up like Revolutionary War era minutemen at Right wing rallies (people I like to call Patriotic Furries), as well as to the signing of The Mount Vernon Statement (what is an ostensible commitment to "American values" and "conservative" principles) these high theatrics are a signal to some imagined past of a perfect American founding.

The appeals to an (im)perfect past are also given voice by the dog whistle politics of the Right wing Republican, Tea Party Palin crowd. One should take careful note of how this faction uses the words "nullification" or "succession," what are in fact signals to a democracy that is separate and not equal. I would further suggest that those who utter these racially laden codewords may not in fact know the hateful origins of what they speak. But, they do know both the emotional content and implication of these words for a select audience that is moved by the politics of white racial resentment:

Not surprisingly, this appeal to the core values of America's founding is both myopic and narrow--especially in how it treats the "inconvenient" facts of history. For example: See how conservatives deal with such "minor" problems as slavery and how America was intentionally constructed as a limited, narrow, and circumscribed democracy:

Are black conservatives struck by the irony that they are signing a pledge to return to "traditional" American values, when the document they worship originally deemed black folks as 3/5ths of a person, the property of Whites, and where America was a constitutional slaveocracy? Funny, how deep is the commitment of these black conservatives to the framers' original intent? Are these black conservatives willing to sign themselves over as chattel to their white, fellow cosigners of The Mount Vernon Statement? Will these black conservatives put on a yoke, submit to an overseer, and/or wear a back of scars earned on the whipping post as they reenact the America of old?

The Constitution is an imperfect document. It is a product of its time--both good and bad. It embodies white supremacy, classism, sexism, and legitimates the wholesale exploitation and exclusion of whole groups of citizens because they are conceived of as being outside of the polity. And the Constitution and America's other founding documents have also inspired freedom loving peoples to transcend the limitations of the framers' intentions.

In fact, I would go so far as to suggest that the greatness of that singular document is its ability to embody a set of principles that are flexible. Thus, the Constitution endures.

So help me understand, why make the Constitution into a magical totem? How does the Right rationalize away the inconveniences and imperfections? Is it willful ignorance? Or perhaps most troublesomely, is this indifference a function of an exclusionary America that many conservatives continue to yearn for?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

It Would Be Funny if They Weren't So Serious: An Open Love Letter and Political Fantasy to "President Sarah Palin"

Don't ever say that I do not give equal time to those with whom I disagree.

As Sun Tzu says, one must study their enemies in order to persevere in battle. In keeping with that mantra, I do some daily intelligence work and survey the usual suspects: Fox; Breitbart; Newsmax; The Free Republic, and The Washington Times. I am torn because on one hand the Red State/Blue State meme has been revealed as a bit more complicated (and less severe) than the mass media would have us believe, there certainly does seem to be a real division in ideology and worldview between the Left and the Right. This division is nothing new--we have had this cacophonous political discord since at least the Clinton era--but I am increasingly troubled by how the Tea Party, CPAC wing of the Right is seemingly immersed in its own reality.

I believe in the necessity of a healthy party system for the long term sustainability of a democratic republic. Thus, I sincerely want a responsible, level headed, and engaged Republican Party that speaks to the needs and wants of its constituents while also balancing the Democrats. The GOP at present, and the Right Wing populism which is its drug of choice, is beset by a lunatic fringe. While we may laugh at the displays of madness that symbolize a political party in its death throws, the Republican Party will not go silently into the night: there will be collateral damage. Ultimately, my worry is that this damage will not be isolated to the GOP's own factions.

In reading the following ode to the greatness that is the Wasilla wonder, I cannot help but think that this would be funny if it were not so sad. How did the idiot, lunatic fringe of the Right come to receive so much power? And once more I must ask, how can any reasonable person idolize Sarah Palin? Why is she so compelling?

A thought: Notice the emphasis on birth and reproduction. The idea that motherhood equals political competence. Are these not eerie parallels with how fascism and radical right wing authoritarianism think of women as embodying the virtues of the State? Here the womb becomes a place for quite literally reproducing the right minded men who will lead a resurgent (and pure both ideologically and racially) people to greatness. Disturbing, no?

President Sarah Palin

by Michael Moriarty

McCain Palin 2008

Today, with the help of Big Hollywood’s Leigh Scott, I begin my tribute series to Governor Sarah Palin.

Scott Leigh, a horror film-maker reminiscent of my not-always-so-hard-times spent with Larry Cohen, had this to say about what the Left fears about Sarah Palin:

What they fear is that Palin would actually stick to fiscally conservative principles. She would reform the tax laws to make them fair and rational. She would clip the influence of labor unions. She would end the unholy alliance of Big Government and Big Business. She may actually extend women’s rights to choose to include how they spend their money, where they send their kids to school, and what caliber handgun they want to buy.

In short, Sarah Palin is the essence of American identity: individual freedom married to individual responsibility and, dare I say, the sacredly unique individuality vested within all of us upon conception, an American signature more indelible than that of John Hancock.

In light of the Liberally Dark Warnings about conservative homophobia, Sarah’s appearance on Greg Gutfeld’s increasingly irresistible RED EYE is de rigueur.

Right now, and unless I’m informed otherwise, the adorable Mike Huckabee is therefore “one-up” on Sarah.

Why am I not writing a series entitled President Mike Huckabee?

Sorry, Governor, but ya just can’t have babies!

There’s the nice rub … Sarah is a woman who’s almost more Catholic than the Pope, that Prince of Rome who, rather like Mike Huckabee, cannot have babies.

Giving birth, you know, is, to put such a thing into a timely context, the ultimate Olympic experience!

The Agony and the Ecstasy!!

No, I wasn’t present at the birth of my son Matthew because he was delivered by Cesarean.

Hmmm … that may account for some of his Cesarean attitudes toward me.

Sarah, mother of five and bearing the brunt of Progressively Democrat and some Republican sadism, has, indeed, seen the ultimate agonies and the ecstasies of life.

And said to them, “Bring it on!!”

That’s not only my idea of a great leader but Big Mamma herself!!


No, I’m not genetically Italian, but I have been adopted by the most infinitely Italian mother possible. She’s a diminutive Anna Magnani living in Luciano Pavarotti’s home town of Modena.

Don’t mess with her … if you know what I mean.

Don’t mess with Sarah!

That’s the message we wish to send to Red Islam, that disgusting combination of World Communism and Islamic Jihads.

It is my contention that when women become King in the democratic household it is because the English-speaking people are preparing for war.

Check Queen Elizabeth I and how she dealt with Spain!!

Henry VIII was not her father for nothing.

The children of Victoria, in a way, fought not one but two World Wars.

Sir Winston Churchill was unquestionably a Victorian and the child of his American mother Jennie Jerome.

What do great men fight and die to protect?

Their women and children!!

That is Victorian greatness.

English-speaking freedom, ladies and gentlemen, endures no dictatorships of any kind, and the American hybrid of that, Abraham Lincoln’s United States, is in a virtual Civil War with the new version of Red Islam called Progressivism.

Progressives are those pro-abortionists who wrap the veil of women’s rights around legalized murder.

They’re false prophets wrapped in sheep’s clothing.

Cunning serpents.

Since they’ve been getting away with that act for the 36 years of Roe v. Wade, it was obviously time for President Barack Obama of Harvard to show up with his very Kissingeresque long term plans for a Communist Jihadist’s version of a New World Order.

Our only complete and infinitely enduring antidote would be President Sarah Palin.

Oh, by the way, England could do well to give to President Sarah Palin the gift of Mr. Daniel Hannan as Prime Minister, in the same way we gave to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher our previous savior of individual freedom, President Ronald Reagan.

Prime Minister Daniel Hannan and President Sarah Palin would indeed be the King and Queen of the entire English-speaking world.

That Royalty is more than enough to stop the Progressive Red Islam dead in its tracks and send that apocalyptic nightmare back to the hell from which it came.

The Truth shall set you free, scare the hell out of you and put you back into the agony and ecstasy found within ALL of God’s Children.


Oh, the recent, very Jihadist-like, kamikaze flight into the federal building in Austin, Texas?

Read the alleged suicide note if you want to know most of what there is that you must know about suicidal fate of Red Islam or the dark underbelly of the Progressive New World Order Movement.

Who could handle such Jim Jones insanity best?

President Palin and Prime Minister Hannan!