So I am perusing my tag surfer and under the racist tag there is a post titled “Racist Pig Harry Reid Invokes Rodney King.” It seems the controversy over at this blog happens to be that Harry Reid used the phrase “let’s just all try to get along.” Which I guess this whole issue for them came from “The Hill” who wrote an article and stated pretty much the same thing. That Reid somehow invoked Rodney King into the health care debate.
This person then says, “How dare this racist bastard invoke the name of Rodney King during today’s healthcare session.” And asks the question, “Finally, where is the African American community on this and why aren’t they telling Democrats to STFU?” Now I must admit that I do agree a little bit with this person that this health care bill isn’t going to do much in the way of helping black people.
Our problems with health care are two fold. No access to affordable insurance and even when that isn’t a problem, we have no access to the same quality of health care as our white counterparts. What exactly is this bill going to do to ensure a racially bias free health experience for all?
Now back to the main issue, the invoking of Rodney King. I am part of the African American community which is what they asked for, so let me give my two cents. For one I don’t see HOW Reid invoked Rodney King since Rodney didn’t say what Reid said. Rodney King asked, “Can’t we all just get along.”
So I am convinced that, in no way did Harry Reid accidentally nor intentionally channel Rodney King. And if he did, then my question would have to be and so what? What the hell do I care if Reid is channeling Rodney King? Who the hell is Rodney King supposed to be to me or any other black person that I or they need to be angered over someone using the same phrase as him or close to it?
I mean yes, the man was beaten unconscionably by a thug ass gang of racist animals posing as cops. And yes, this was one of the most horrific beatings ever to be caught on camera. And yes, it was a disgusting display of the white race card when these animalistic monsters were acquitted without so much as a slap on the wrist for committing such a heinous crime.
A group of their white peers felt that these monsters did what needed to be done to a black man who steps out of line. Rodney King personifies a whole group of ills that bubbles beneath the surface of this melting pot we call America, yet boils over and consistently burns us in the black community.
But in no way is Rodney King some sort of black leader, black savior, black role model or black anything that when someone says a phrase similar to the one he used, would or should make black people angry as if some great sacrilege has occurred. And to refer to it as blasphemy is an outrageously irresponsible statement.
Is the Democratic Party racist, HELL YEAH! Is the Republican Party racist, HELL YEAH, HELLO! And to think that either or neither party, the tea party, the Independent Party, the Green Party, hell you name the party, because it doesn’t matter party, aren’t all playing the freaking race card and nefariously using any minority not just black ones, to further their retarded agendas which don’t include the black community is crazy.
This is America, wake up and smell the coffee, because the pot isn’t just smoking, it’s literally on fire. And I am supposed to care that Harry Reid almost said what Rodney King said. Can anyone say distraction? And hell yes, I am talking about a distraction; if you don’t point it out, most people wouldn’t know that’s what they were looking at. Somebody has got to say it.
This is nothing more than both sides playing the race card. Republicans are crying that Reid invoked Rodney King, as if they cared about Rodney King, and think that blacks should be livid, as if they cared about blacks. And the Democrats are crying foul, saying that the Republicans are calling their kettle black, when their (Republicans) pot is black too, sniffle, sniffle.
First it was cries that someone invoked slavery, as if they cared, now it is cries of Rodney King, again they definitely could care less; so why? We are being played for fools in the black community that’s why. We are essentially unrepresented. All parties would like our community’s vote, but NO parties would like to see us outside of our community’s circumstances. And somehow I should be angry about some idiot saying let’s all get along? Give me a break.
I think if anything we should be screaming about our community’s lack of political representation period. We should be yelling about getting our community the same treatment and representation as any other community where politicians seem to spend time figuring out ways to attract jobs, businesses, industry and other essentials. Maybe we should ignore the dumb stuff such as statements that mean absolutely nothing and raise our angry voices together for something that actually matters.