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Posted 12 years ago on Jan. 23, 2012, 10:33 p.m. EST by FreeDiscussion1 (109)
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When a black man is democrat he is a proud black man. When he has a voice for himself and decides for HIMSELF to be a republican he becomes an Oreo cookie. Just wonder who came up with the recipe. Liberalism sure cooks up some nasty foods. Liberalism sure is RACIST,,, isnt it?



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[-] 4 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

Thanks to the very "LIBERALISM" you so ignorantly denigrate, you are allowed to pollute intelligent discussion with your embarrassingly simple-minded race-baiting.

This is what the hate speech and lies of RW-Talk radio and Fox Lies has spawned. Stupidity, hatred, fear and abject ignorance. It not only pollutes political discourse, society in general, politics and government, in nourishes and incites RW domestic terrorism (Hillbilly Taliban). Violence and death (Hate Crimes) are regular results as we saw in Tuscon, AZ, and many other crimes and attacks, as recorded and followed by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the FBI.

Until we ban their recklessly dangerous propaganda from freely broadcasting for any one to be victimized by, we should rate it at least as harshly as PORN, which it is FAR worse than. XXXX on all Hate and Lie Speech!! No one under 21 allowed!!

Unite and Win! Unite and Win! 2010 Never EVER Again!!

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

good post.

[-] 0 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago


[-] 0 points by NKVD (55) 12 years ago

So you propose to censor people that disagree with you? And what is it that convinces you that only YOUR beliefs can be disseminated?

[-] 0 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

Of course not. Liberal minds didn't write the Constitution and Bill of Rights just to break them, that's a Con thing. So I see why you ask.

We restrict many forms of information (Wiki-Leaks), entertainment (porn), posting your home address, whether I, or you, "disagree with" them, so that's a bogus, strawman argument. But you know that.

I'm talking about damaging and dangerous and deliberately misleading public broadcasts. Ones that incite people to acts of violence. Like we saw in Rwanda. And the many domestic terrorist attacks here in America.

Personally, I'd ban all religious broadcasts, too. There are many religions, and the nearly exclusive christian bias is un-American. Freedom of, is freedom from, religion. Working on it.

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

You dont like and would NEVER vote for a black conservative. Correct?

[-] 2 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

I wouldn't vote for today's standard of conservative no matter what color.

I'd vote for any color of person that supports life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 12 years ago

life, liberty and property

-John Locke

40 acres and a mule

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

You support "life"? While you are aborting a baby that is coming out of the mothers body and taking its FIRST breathe of life? Where does pursuit of happiness go for a baby wanting to live?

[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

Last time I checked, I never aborted anyone or mentioned support for abortion.

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

What? You said you would not vote for a conservative (they typically believe in life and not abortion) You said you would never vote for a conservative, and they you said you support life. So how can you support the liberal agenda that supports abortion and they you reply that you dont support abortion?

[-] 2 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

That's not what I said. I said I would not vote for today's standard of conservative, which is a person like Newt Gingrich. I also wouldn't vote for today's standard of democrat, like Obama, because democrats aren't supposed to be war mongering frauds that love Monsanto and Halliburton.

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

Since you failed to complete your comments to a level that a person would not need to read your mind,,, I may understand now.

[-] 2 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

When "conservatives" were (Sane) upholding the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and Bill of Rights; libraries, schools, organized labor, the post office, and justice and liberty for all, I could vote for one no matter what color he or she was. That's ancient history.

Today, conservatives have mutated into (Insanity) the Milton Friedman-Grover Norquist-Tea Nut Baggery; put the con in RepubliCONs, and are no different than full on Fascists. What we saved the world from in WW2.

Unite and Win! Unite and Win! 2010 Never EVER Again!!

[-] -2 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

No it's not ancient history. The propaganda machine you have been enslaved by TELLS you that it is history, and you believe it.

Most of the conservatives I know don't believe in ANYTHING you accuse them of believing in. Which makes your continued declarations that they do....insane.

[-] 3 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

RepubiCONs are no longer a legitimate political party, they have evolved into a cult, and their Charlie Manson is the greed-addled few in the 1%.

Your exceptions don't make the rule. Evolution is real.

Unite and Win! Unite and Win! 2010 Never EVER Again!!

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

DemocRATS are no longer a legitimate political party, they have evolved into fat and lazy whiners.

[-] 3 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

PAY ATTENTION FOLKS! Prime example of an age old RepubliCON tactic: ~RECRIMINATION~.

It's the "I know you are, but what am I?" from nursery school with different words.

They take the thing we bust them for and simply blame us for it. It works for Cons, because it's their side pushing back, that it's baseless and makes no sense is perfectly fine, baseless and senseless is how they roll.

That's why no one can come up with a single achievement RepubliCONs have made besides bankrupting the country and transferring all the wealth to the 1%!!

Their other major tactic is ~PETTIFOGGING~.

This is when they take one tiny insignificant flaw or exception of a policy or a person and exaggerate it to define them. Petty quibbles over trivia to evade the big picture.

They use it to make unions seem as influential as multinational corporations, and putting mustard on a burger to seem un-American. Once again, even though it's senseless and baseless, that's just how Cons roll!

Unite and Win! Unite and Win! 2010 Never EVER Again!!

[-] 0 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

You have got to be a mamma's boy. "Pay attention folks.." OOOooooo, you really got me. Your RepublicCON's pitch shows some real talent,,, NO exaggerating on your part,,, NO SIR. You stay well above the petty quibbles or trivia,,, good boy. I bet your Pinto has RepubliCON's bumper stickers all over it.

[-] -1 points by FarIeymowat (49) 12 years ago

Race is not an issue. We must become a colorless society. Now and forevermore.

[-] -2 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Your analogies don't make the cut.

[-] 2 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

Your cut don't make the analogies.

[-] 0 points by JIFFYSQUID92 (-994) from Portland, OR 12 years ago

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[-] 1 points by ARod1993 (2420) 12 years ago

His point is that actual conservatives of the type that you or I would recognize no longer call the shots in the current Republican Party. The crowd making the decisions has become a mix of neocons (who as far as I can tell are authoritarian hardliners), religious fanatics (the moderates aren't the "base" anymore so there's far less effort put into finding candidates who appeal to them) and a whole bunch of profoundly antigovernment libertarians (again, a healthy skepticism of the government is just fine, as is a similar skepticism of the private sector, but this is more along the lines of "Privatize ALL the things!" than it is healthy skepticism).

As far as I'm concerned, those groups need to be unceremoniously dethroned and replaced with rational moderates who are willing to put in the time to rebuild America. I don't care what color your skin is, who you pray to, or anything else about you; if you belong to one of those three groups I will never vote for you and probably not for anyone you endorse either.

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

If that is his point, he should say that.

[-] 1 points by ARod1993 (2420) 12 years ago

I agree, but it's fairly easy to get caught up in righteous anger at the behavior of the current Republican Party and forget that it used to be more than the caricature we have now (and may again someday be more than that, even if I don't necessarily agree with it).

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

I could care less what he thinks about a Party or the behavior of a "Party".

He's using language that applies to individuals who may or may not be affiliated with that party AND determining that all of them are either stupid or evil. It's bigotry.

[-] -1 points by owsleader2038 (-10) 12 years ago

If you bother to study the history of collapsing nations, you would know this is all going according to plan.

When Russia fell the worse kinds of politicians came forward to plunder, that is why good men aren't coming forward now, only opportunists like Gingrich, who know that during the coming civil war the next USA president will have total 'king-like' power, this type of opportunity only brings out the power monsters. Good men or women would want nothing to do with the MESS that is today's america.

So you see a bunch of junk yard dogs fighting over the republican bid, so what, and the DEM-CON's have something better? They gave up OBAMA who is MORE right-wing in actions than BUSH 1 or 2.

Obama came to power because it Chicago saw its turn, the Texas oilmen had their turn and the NYC crowd have had theirs,

I really think you need to read HL MENCKEN to understand today, he made it clear in 1932 that DEM&PUG were the same. He made it clear that men only ran for public office to steal, that ...

"ALL elections are advance auctions of stolen goods" ...

The USA is going to collapse in the next 1-4 years, and those in power will be able to sell off say Yosemite for penny's on the dollar and ALL the USA public land, and those who are in the KNOW will have the CASH to buy all the USA public property for almost nothing, think this will not happen? Then you didn't bother to study the history of the post Russian collapse in the 1980's.

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

Your racial slurs have no place in this forum.

[-] -1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Why? Isn't racial discrimination as welcome here as the daily, endless political bigotry?

Why it is ok to insult, denigrate, and "pollute intelligent discussion" here with the embarrassingly simple minded political baiting that fills thread after thread here?

What makes that any different? What makes YOU any better of a person for doing it to ANYONE???

Your buddy Jiffy just compared conservatives to terrorists, the Taliban, porn, and hate speech. Of all the arrogant, biased, bigoted, and completely intolerant "hate speech" I have ever heard, THAT ranks right up there with the best of them. But at LEAST he didn't insult THE COLOR OF OUR SKIN!!~!!

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

I think you better re-read your history. As far as I know, no politician has ever been enslaved, segregated, disenfranchised or economically discarded.

[-] -1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Maybe you should re-read this thread. We're not talking about politicians. We're talking about the political leanings or beliefs of CITIZENS. Conservatives and/or Republicans specifically.

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

To equate racial discrimination with insults toward conservatives or liberals is just ridiculous.

You should read some of the other threads in this forum that attack liberals with all sorts of denigrating insults.

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

And yet you do it repeatedly here. Someone insults Obama- and they are automatically a RACIST! A black man or woman votes conservative and they're an Oreo, an Uncle Tom. That is discrimination just as purely as any other kind of discrimination is.

Discrimination is discrimination. Whether it's done based on skin color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or political beliefs. Bigotry is bigotry no matter WHAT or WHO that bigotry is focused on.

I don't care how many threads in this forum attack liberals with all sorts of denigrating insults....does that make YOU doing it HERE in this thread ok? Is turnabout fair play? Is THAT what OWS is all about? Payback?

If so then bravo. Bravo for becoming the EXACT thing that you declare that you hate the most. Bigots. Discriminators. Political supremacists.

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

This post has no place in this forum. It is based on a racial slur. Read the moderating policies. And, you don't know me. I don't make racial slurs. So, give your diatribe to someone else or find another forum.

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

I never said you make racial slurs. You specialize in different slurs. And you are perfectly accepting and participatory in those other slurs.

Where do you draw the line between which slurs "have a place in this forum", and which ones do not?

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

You twist words. Why don't you spend more than two days here before you make judgments. It is presumptuous of you to think you have us all figured out that quickly. This is the forum for OWS supporters but it has many many folks who are only here to denigrate the movement. These people are extremely worried that their status quo is at risk and they spend a lot of time hurling insults. Are you one of these people that has come here to kick up dirt? From your posts that I have read so far, it seems so to me.

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

I didn't have to have an account here to read everything that has been posted here. People tend to engage in repetitive behaviors and it isn't that difficult to figure out the behaviors they repeat rather quickly.

This is a public forum devoted to protesting. Are you objecting to my "occupying" space here in this forum? Must I agree with you to maintain some sort of "status quo" here or are you extremely worried that your status quo is at risk?

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

I don't care at all if you stay, but please stick to the issues. Our country has serious problems.

[-] 1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Is bigotry, in ALL of it's forms, a serious problem or not? THAT is the issue I'm sticking with at the moment. It either is evil and stupid and weak and pathetic no matter who or what it is directed at, or you are making exceptions based on your personal preferences. We call that BIAS.

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

I agree. I can't stand all the ad hominem attacks on this forum. But, people get pissed off and that is often how they handle their anger. This is pretty equal on both sides. Spend some time reading through the threads. It will take you a while to figure out who is who. Many times the folks are familiar with one another. You will also find there are many very intelligent people on both sides who really understand the issues and post with great insight. I would sum it up to say that this is not a forum for the faint of heart, by any means.

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

I dont have any racial slurs. The liberal left are the ones calling any black person that is not trainable to the cause the Oreo cookie. Look at what YOU all were doing to Herman Cain,,, until you got RID OF HIM. YOU are the racist,,, not those of us that support blacks. You need to rethink how you use the race cards.

[-] 3 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

What are you talking about? I did nothing to get rid of Herman Cain. I can't help it if he cheats on his wife and if his 9-9-9 plan sucked.

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

You hated him BEFORE you knew about is cheating. You hated him BEFORE his 999 plan. You hate any rich black person in power that leans right. There is NO black on the right that you would say was SMART enough to be president. If so,, name one.

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23771) 12 years ago

I actually liked him, personally, he's very charismatic. I decided I did not like him at all when he said "If you're poor or unemployed, blame yourself."

Here's the start of a list of qualified African-American conservatives:

Ron Christie

Colin Powell

Michael Steele

Condoleeza Rice

Alan Keyes

[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

I wouldn't say liberalism or conservatism are racist. I'd just say that the groups can contain racist "members" ... not that there's an official club or anything that let's people in and kicks the unwanted out...

But when it boils down to it, if you want to go there, there are definitely more RACISTS among the conservatives than there are among the liberals.

Fun fact, the only racist liberal I know is a black senator in my city named Ernie Chambers. I think he's awesome because he calls out the frauds and tell's it like it is... but he is a bit racist at times. I still think he's awesome though. He tried to sue God in a court of law. Here's an awesome video about it - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdKGDhYkwBA

I am white and was born in the USA. My family's bloodlines on both sides have been born in the USA for many generations. But I prefer to be called European American lol

[-] 0 points by economicallydiscardedcitizen (761) 12 years ago

When anyone mentions Oreo cookies I recall being around 7 or 8 being cramped in the back seat of Daddy's Porsche Targa c. 1975 with my little sister who ate Oreos or Hydrox cookies with a passion and for some darn reason she's motion sickness prone and need I say more beyond the fact that one too many turns in the hills somewhere between Millbrae and Stinson beach the connotation at the mention of Oreos along with racist intent recalls thoughts of well, 'tossing cookies'

[-] 0 points by timirninja (263) 12 years ago

what is the point of that? sure you dont have to be boy lover to not to be racist??? dont forget to crush some trees into the jar

[-] 0 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

any minority that chooses to play in the rigged us political game of today usually has to sell out on their ethnic/cultural heritage to make it to the top, like Obama. Does he care that the black community is suffering the unemployment crisis more than any other group of people? No.

[-] 2 points by Mooks (1985) 12 years ago

What can Obama do to help black people get jobs? I am sure he cares, he is probably just powerless to do anything. People have to want to hire you, the President cannot force them to.

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

You should tune in to the Congressional Black Caucus to see their views on Obama's performance regarding the black community, they are feeling pretty dismal. While it's true that Obama probably had the wrong advisors telling him what to do when he first took office, it feels like he was slow to respond to the true calamity that has been gripping this country since 2008. There are plenty of people who feel he has just now used the bully pulpit and twisted arms in Congress to get those idiots to legislate some kind of national job project. Maybe chalk it up to inexperience but he surrounded himself with criminals from the financial world, Summers, Geithner, and god knows who else and so it is no wonder the country is the wreck it is. Maybe he had no choice but to surround himself with these criminals, something we'll never know.

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Well I hope you give that much benefit of the doubt to the next "white" President. Maybe Bush had no choice but to surround himself with the "criminals" the left constantly says that he did. Why is it that it's just FINE, and CELEBRATED here to "hate" on every other President in history-except THIS one? Why is the COLOR OF HIS SKIN the only possible reason ANYONE could possibly not like him???

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

Actually, Bush was the criminal, who with his cronies stole the presidential election and as far as I am concerned, all the presidents that have been installed in office since JFK was asassinated were and are all puppets of the 1% elite. I'm not sure what your reference to Obama's skin color means, but as a non white myself I can tell you that racism is alive and well in this country and while I do not support alot of the policies of Obama, I am disgusted at the overt racist behavior that has been expressed to him by many white politicians.

[-] -1 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Overt racist behavior is different from implied racist behavior. Don't you agree?

Good, then you agree that Obama is a puppet of the 1% elite just like all the others.

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

Whether it's overt or implied or covert racist behavior, it's all bad. As for Obama, as smooth as he can appear to be, he is indeed a puppet. A mind is a terrible thing to waste, as that old TV commercial from the 60's used to say.

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

I agree. But these days it's my "waist" being a terrible thing to "mind"....sigh

[-] -3 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

The black liberal is praised. A black conservative is really a stupid white person.

[-] 5 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

All conservatives are really stupid people hurting minorities. If a man's skin happens to be less white than most, it doesn't make his policies less representative of the white constipated, I mean, conservative, agenda.

[-] -3 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

So what you are saying is a really black man that is conservative is really white stupid man? I think that is what you are saying

[-] 4 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

Stupid is as stupid does.

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

I guess I got it right. Blacks not capable of thinking for themselves are liberals.

[-] 3 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

That's saying something I never did. Lovely how you morons do that.

The overwhelming majority of blacks are smart enough, in my estimation, of not shooting themselves and their fellow African Americans in the foot. The overwhelming majority of them aren't so incredibly stupid as to be conservatives. Only a tiny tiny fraction of them are.

In fact very few people inhabiting this entire planet are as stupid as America conservatives.

[-] -2 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

I'd be careful if I were you. Conservatives outnumber liberals 2-1.


[-] 4 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

It's like a cancer.

[-] -3 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

Are you really that nuts or what? You just posted that you never said blacks are stupid. Then two sentences later you said, "The MAJORITY of (blacks) are not stupid,, but a tiny tiny fraction of them are (stupid). You say that you didnt say they were stupid and then you say they are. What part of moron are YOU?

[-] 3 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

Hmm, when I say that 99.99999% of a population is not dumb, I'm saying it is not dumb. Your response, however, demonstrates just how cognitively challenged you are. Sorry, "cognitively challenged" might be too many syllables for you to understand, so let me make it easier for you:

You are an idiot.

There, that should be better.

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

My GOD,,,,, There You Go Again. "When I say 99.99999%,," well I hate to tell you this idiot boy, but,,,,, you never said 99.99999%. If you said 99.99999% please re-post that just to prove it. You cant. You are the cognitively challenged person if you think you post something and ACTUALLY DONT.

[-] 1 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

Gee, I didn't specify a number. I merely said "The overwhelming majority". Same thing, shit-for-brains. Ready for your skull enema now?

[-] 0 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

BUT YOU DID!!!! specify a number, fck face.

[-]2 points by epa1nter (1372) from Rutherford, NJ 19 hours ago Hmm, when I say that 99.99999% of a population is not dumb

[-] 3 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 12 years ago

Wow, you really are cognitively challenged in a big way.

Poor thing.

[-] 0 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

I have never understood black conservatism, and am quickly losing faith in so called black liberals, except for some of the old guard. The structure of the Federal government undermines the interests of minorities and why wouldn't it, after all, it was created by a bunch of old white men.

[-] 0 points by NKVD (55) 12 years ago

Forget it. They are too far gone in their propaganda to start actually thinking.

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

Here's the definition I found - now the question that has to be asked is

Does the younger generation still use this term - I don't think so.

Blacks definition of "Oreo Cookie"

Definition: To much of the public, an Oreo is simply a black cookie sandwich with white cream filling.

In the African-American community, however, an Oreo is used as a racial slur to insult blacks who "act white" or identify as such.

The racial name Oreo is controversial because many blacks recount being called the racial term for doing well in school or speaking proper English, not because they didn't identify as black.

In short, these African Americans were singled out as sellouts simply for excelling academically and in other areas.

Many blacks find this term hurtful, for they are proud of their African-American heritage.

Also Known As: Sellout, Uncle Tom, acting white


Sharon's classmates dubbed the young African-American girl an "Oreo" because she liked school and rock music, both of which they associated with white people.

[-] -1 points by asauti (-113) from Port Orchard, WA 12 years ago

You used the term "act white".

And your example to illustrate this was someone who "liked school and rock music". Is there a problem with that?

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

To some "black" kids, yes, it is definitely a problem to like school and rock music.

[-] 0 points by asauti (-113) from Port Orchard, WA 12 years ago

And what is the problem?

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

These specific black kids resent other black kids who excel and get good grades, or like things that are not culturally "black" in nature. These kids have an attitude problem.

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

Stop being so dam "nitpickey". Get over it - I just followed up on a post with info I found on the internet. What' wrong with that?

[-] 0 points by asauti (-113) from Port Orchard, WA 12 years ago

Is that an order?

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

No, it's not an order. Why is it so hard to understand that the "text" I posted was from another source?

I made that acknowledgement when I posted it. Why "criticize" me because of what someone defined as "Oreo Cookie"

As far as I am concerned with the word, I stated my opioion about it - now maybe the "older black" generation may disagree. .

[-] 0 points by asauti (-113) from Port Orchard, WA 12 years ago

You are correct, I should direct my question to the "source". I accidentally skimmed over the detail of who wrote it.

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

I appreciate that you were honest about pointing out your mistake. Not too many people do that you know.

[-] 0 points by asauti (-113) from Port Orchard, WA 12 years ago

Yes, I do know that many people like to hide from the truth. We as people should embrace truth and seek it out. For example, I support the Julian Assange/WikiLeaks.org and his/their ideals of allowing knowledge to roam freely. Assange calls it "having freedom from ignorance".

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

The point I made,,, blacks are not ALLOWED to think for themselves. If they think like a white conservative man,,,, they are given the name OREO. And yet, blacks love being under the white liberal thumb of life where most are poor and getting poorer. One day, blacks will wake up and think for themselves.

[-] -1 points by kingscrossection (1203) 12 years ago

I don't understand it. You are either African or you are American. I think people should choose a name and stick with it.

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

Hey, I'm only submitting what I found on the "internet" with regard to the "blacks" definition of "Oreo Cookie".

The blacks like to "stereotype" their own when they become "jealous" of their success.

They think a person who was rasied in the "ghetto" and becomes successful should come back to live in the "ghetto" with them and share their prosperity.

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

Interesting, you know, when the native americans were being harrassed by the feds around the time that Leonard Peltier was framed for allegedly shooting an FBI agent, there were native americans of his tribe who turned on their own people to become informants to help the feds destroy an indian movement for sovereign rights. The turncoat natives were called "apples", red on the outside and white on the inside.

Black folks and all minorities who manage to navigate through the "white system" which is what we have in this country should not forget where they came from and should, whenever opportunities arise, advocate for the less fortunate of their group.

It is infantile to say that people of color are scorned because they excelled at something that might possibly be perceived as a 'white" activity, which makes them a sell out. That's ridiculous. What would qualify them as a sellout is if they forget where they came from and adopt views that alienate them totally from their own heritage.

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

There are a great many "blacks" out there who are "struggling" just like anyone else.

I don't know if you listen to Al Sharpton or Warren Balentine. Both have an agenda - one has the agenda that blacks need to get all they can from government and as such are are given information on learning to be "dependent" The other has the agenda that blacks need to stand on their own two feet and as such are given information on learing to be "independent"

Which way would you think is the right way to go?

[-] 1 points by mvjobless (370) 12 years ago

Both. Except I would not state it as starkly as you have because the subject you are raising is too nuanced.

I know Al Sharpton, personally, since my husband organized a fundraiser for him several years ago and I think he's a very smart guy who is very good at perceiving the plight of people of color and of all people generally. I don't know Warren Balentine.

My belief is that institutional racism is rampant in the US. And that is the basis from which all our problems arise. How people choose to try to break through that is the nuanced part. Millions of stories, all different and as a minority myself, I have had some bad experiences learning to be "independent".

[-] 0 points by SteveKJR (-497) 12 years ago

I disagree with your claim that "instutional racism is rampant in the US"

I have worked in low income housing developments and see just how people living there are abandoned. Now, whites are "steriotyped" if they try to help out blacks.

On the othe hand if a black person does it it's ok. With that being said, I have yet to see any black person of authority go into these places to help these people get out.

I have worked with a lot of black folks and can say that they are working as hard as anyone else to succede. The difference that I see is that the black leaders don't contribute to get them out of the situation they are in.

Katrina was an example. Why is it that only the "blacks" were the ones who suffered when they had a "black"mayor?

I wrote an article to the NO times about that issue. Why is it that blacks need public transportation to get around - why is it that blacks are supported by the government - the list goes on and on.

People drive by low income housing and don't give it a second thought - but people do live there.

I used to work with inspectors who knew what these places were like in the 50's - nothing like they are today.

Back then it was a "stepping stone" for them to get back on their feet. Not so today - it is a way of life.

Warren Balentine can be live streamed on the internet - if you have a chance - listen to him - he is from the younger generation who is actually doing a lot of good for the black community.

The Sharptons and Jacksons are from the older generation with different way of thinking - not to "empower" the black community like Warren Balentine does.

I hope my rant doesn't get you upset but I feel blacks are given a bad rap by the older generation of leaders. The younger generation don't even think about the things the Sharptons and the Jacksons spew.

They think for themselves and as a result are on the path to being successful just like anyone else. And it show in their attitude.

[-] -1 points by Lardhead2 (67) 12 years ago

I thought an Oreo was a white woman in a threesome with two black men.

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

WOW,,,, No. Oreo is black on the outside and white on the inside.

[-] -1 points by guitarmywin (158) 12 years ago

What about fig newtons?

[-] -2 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

Now THAT,, would be a homo comment,,,, I would bet. (waiting for the race card to be tossed.)

[+] -5 points by ZenDogTroll (13032) from South Burlington, VT 12 years ago
[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 12 years ago

Apparently the "food" at Bob's Blog is only available to the "elite". Those who are not Bob's friends are unworthy of even viewing, let alone sampling the food or his thoughts.

Ironic no?

[+] -6 points by GirlFriday (17435) 12 years ago

1 1/4 C all-purpose flour

1/2 C unsweetened cocoa

1 t baking soda

1/4 t baking powder

1/4 t salt

1 C sugar

1/2 C plus 2 T butter, room temperature

1 large egg

In a medium-sized bowl, mix the flour, cocoa, baking soda and powder, salt, and sugar.Beat in the butter and the egg. Continue mixing until dough comes together in a mass.

Take rounded teaspoons of batter and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet approximately 2 inches apart. With moistened hands, slightly flatten the dough.

Bake for 9 minutes at 375 F. Set on a rack to cool.

The Filling

1/4 cup room-temperature, unsalted butter

1/4 cup vegetable shortening

2 cups sifted powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract.

Place butter and shortening in a mixing bowl, and at low speed, gradually beat in the sugar and vanilla.Turn the mixer on high and beat for 2-3 minutes until filling is light and fluffy.

To make a cookie, pipe teaspoon-sized blobs of cream into the center of a cookie using a pastry bag with a 1/2 inch round tip.

Place another cookie, equal in size to the first, on top of the cream. Lightly press, to work the filling evenly to the outsides of the cookie. Continue this process until all the cookies have been sandwiched with cream.

Read more: http://www.cupcakeproject.com/2009/02/oreo-cookies-made-from-scratch-just.html#ixzz1kNyfTmJO

[-] -1 points by trailerParkTim (-13) 12 years ago

Yummy selling cookies now to keep OWS afloat, where can we buy some???? NOT

[+] -6 points by GirlFriday (17435) 12 years ago

Nope, make them yourself.

[+] -6 points by GirlFriday (17435) 12 years ago

1 devil's food cake mix 1/2 c. shortening 2 eggs Mix the above ingredients together. Roll the dough into dime-sized balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Cool cookies. FROSTING: 8 oz. cream cheese 1/2 square butter 2 tsp. vanilla 2 to 4 c. powdered sugar Mix all of frosting ingredients until smooth. Frost BACKS of cookies and place together to make sandwich cookie.