This is almost without doubt. It certainly wouldn’t have been filmed in San Francisco. Maybe if Quenton Tarantino directed it in a smarmy way with lots and lots of virtue signaling to the sensitive classes. Maybe then. But probably not even then.
I like that Mr. July points out the crony elements of racism midway through his rant.
I encourage our readers, particularly our readers who are enamored with big government, to watch this video. It challenges the official racial narrative. And that needs to happen more often.
The people who believe this are completely out to lunch. They thought racism was the reason for opposition to Obama. And now they think “racism” is the reason that Trump won.
It was pretty early on in Obama’s administration that I figured out that the prime NPR demographic might be completely clueless on what was happening in the country. I was in Connecticut hanging out with someone I know quite well who is unfortunately hopelessly partisan. When I explained that I didn’t particularly like Obama,
It’s not just dishonest; it’s childish.
Senator Joe McCarthy perfected the technique in the United States: whenever you disagree with anybody, don’t debate ideas, go right into name calling. In McCarthy’s day, the epithet of choice was “Communist.” In recent years, it has morphed into some variant on bigot: “racist, sexist, homophobe, latinophobe, Islamophobe,
Anyone who has read us for a while knows that we tend to skew toward the small government side of the political spectrum. Learning in high school of the forcible internment of Japanese-American US citizens during World War 2 was one of the things which raised my political consciousness. I could hardly believe that such a thing happened in my country. But indeed it did.
At the order of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a president who took this country to edge of totalitarianism.
The assumption is that many illegal immigrants, one way or another will eventually vote. The assumption is also that since a great number of immigrants streaming into the US from Latin America are both uneducated and familiar with political systems based on patronage that these people will necessarily vote for Democrats. That they will fall easily into the urban political machines and become part of the “masses” (I hate that term) which feed the system.
My bet is that it doesn’t quite work out that way.
Most people who read this website probably know where we land on this question. The two ideologies have the same father and are not really that different from one another. Both are collectivist dreams. Both venerate the state over the individual. Both are obsessed with works projects and managing the economy. Both see the ends as justifying the means.