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Apparently, Asian, and Bitch: Detroit Rep. Bettie Cook Scott orn Asian opponent: Don't vote for the ching-chong! by Violet lkonomova August 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM comment v bizarre-transmission: thettasigma: ferventfox: awesome-everyday: internetdumpsterfires: Black people can’t be racist. Ugh, okay. The remark by this black woman was disrespectful and based on race. It was rude, bigoted and uncalled for. But no, in an anti black world, black people do not have the social, political or systemic financial power to be racist. Racism implies that beyond hurting and insulting that asian woman that this black woman is connected to a system that has the power to negatively impact this woman’s existence. That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do. And furthermore, there could be an argument made that deteoit is chocolate city and perhaps she does have that infrastructure of black networks to truly effect her opponent, but idk I was in Detroit last year and it looks a lot like Brooklyn does now. White and gentrified. White people with money, who control our political systems, finances, and predominant social narratives are claiming urban space like they’re colonizing pioneers looking to take the new world. Detroit isn’t the same anymore. Anyway, black people can be shitty insensitive bigots but we do not have the social capital to be racist, particularly not in the united states. “That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.”  Ahahaha: No. A congressperson is the definition of systemic power. You can’t bitch about lack of political power when we are talking about elected politician.  Clearly the world isn’t so anti-black that it couldn’t vote her in.  Chang is also a first generation American, while Scott, to my knowledge, is not, and she specifically made anti-immigrant comments. She also has “power” within the context of her own ethnic community and she used that power to direct racism towards other African-Americans who supported Chang by implying they were somehow traitors, essentially dictating how they ought to act based on their race, particularly Chang’s husband for his interracial marriage (I don’t give a flying fuck what race you are, negative comments about interracial marriage and mixed race people are racist. period. end of story).  Even if I did accept the prejudice + power model or racism (which I don’t as that is neither the etymology or common usage of the word) Cook’s comments would certainly fit the bill. She made race based attacks on people based on types of marginalization that she is exempt from; and did so from a position of power partially gained by the fact that she is exempt from these types of discrimination.   It’s racist. Stop making excuses.  “That dark skinned woman who’s an incumbent running for office likely has about the same amount of systematic power as I do.” Is this person on drugs? They’re claiming that… A political person… A congresswoman… Has no power in the country in which she was elected… By the populace… As a politician. That, or they’re a politician too. Apparently we can say anything now and it makes sense. Huh. Also these remarks are the absolute epitomy of racism and if anyone refuses to see it, they’re not purely misinformed. They are delusional. *literally calls an Asian person ching chong*“How dare you say I’m being racist??” Thank you for attending today’s lecture on cognitive dissonance.
Apparently, Asian, and Bitch: Detroit Rep. Bettie
 Cook Scott orn
 Asian opponent:
 Don't vote for the
 ching-chong!
 by Violet lkonomova August 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM
 comment v
bizarre-transmission:

thettasigma:
ferventfox:

awesome-everyday:

internetdumpsterfires:
Black people can’t be racist.

Ugh, okay. The remark by this black woman was disrespectful and based on race. It was rude, bigoted and uncalled for.
But no, in an anti black world, black people do not have the social, political or systemic financial power to be racist. Racism implies that beyond hurting and insulting that asian woman that this black woman is connected to a system that has the power to negatively impact this woman’s existence. That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.
And furthermore, there could be an argument made that deteoit is chocolate city and perhaps she does have that infrastructure of black networks to truly effect her opponent, but idk I was in Detroit last year and it looks a lot like Brooklyn does now. White and gentrified. White people with money, who control our political systems, finances, and predominant social narratives are claiming urban space like they’re colonizing pioneers looking to take the new world. Detroit isn’t the same anymore.
Anyway, black people can be shitty insensitive bigots but we do not have the social capital to be racist, particularly not in the united states.

“That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.” 
Ahahaha: No. A congressperson is the definition of systemic power. You can’t bitch about lack of political power when we are talking about elected politician.  Clearly the world isn’t so anti-black that it couldn’t vote her in. 
Chang is also a first generation American, while Scott, to my knowledge, is not, and she specifically made anti-immigrant comments. She also has “power” within the context of her own ethnic community and she used that power to direct racism towards other African-Americans who supported Chang by implying they were somehow traitors, essentially dictating how they ought to act based on their race, particularly Chang’s husband for his interracial marriage (I don’t give a flying fuck what race you are, negative comments about interracial marriage and mixed race people are racist. period. end of story). 
Even if I did accept the prejudice + power model or racism (which I don’t as that is neither the etymology or common usage of the word) Cook’s comments would certainly fit the bill. She made race based attacks on people based on types of marginalization that she is exempt from; and did so from a position of power partially gained by the fact that she is exempt from these types of discrimination.   It’s racist. Stop making excuses. 


“That dark skinned woman who’s an incumbent running for office likely has about the same amount of systematic power as I do.”
Is this person on drugs? They’re claiming that… A political person… A congresswoman… Has no power in the country in which she was elected… By the populace… As a politician. That, or they’re a politician too. 
Apparently we can say anything now and it makes sense. Huh.
Also these remarks are the absolute epitomy of racism and if anyone refuses to see it, they’re not purely misinformed. They are delusional. 
*literally calls an Asian person ching chong*“How dare you say I’m being racist??” 

Thank you for attending today’s lecture on cognitive dissonance.

bizarre-transmission: thettasigma: ferventfox: awesome-everyday: internetdumpsterfires: Black people can’t be racist. Ugh, okay. The rem...

Ali, Bodies , and Halloween: Following @sydnerain Yes, People Really Gave a Shit About a Sexualized Handmaid's Tale Costume, Rather Than Drawing Attention to the 48 Products Fetishizing and Sexualizing Actual Indigenous Women From the Same Exact Company: And yes, we really are in hell Yes, A Company Really Made A Sexy Handmaid's Tale' Halloween Costume And, no, it didn't go over well. huffingtonpost.com WeeziesBooksWeeziesBooks Sep 21 they still selling "sexy Native costumes Yandy explain. 13 t 299 523 WeeziesBooks WeeziesBooks Sep 21 @Yandy you want to talk about women's oppression, let's talk about the 5100 #MMIW. In case you don't know what that means.. 5100 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Because our bodies are seen as commodities thanks to the sexy squaw trope. 2ti 35 105 WeeziesBooks @WeeziesBooks Sep 21 If you can appease outraged women who are mad about a fictional character's costume, then you should have NO problem pulling costumes that hurt REAL Indigenous women. Ali Nahdee @AliNahdee Replying to @WeeziesBooks The Handmaid's Tale already appropriates oppression experience by WoC all over the world and just paints it in whiteface so this honestly doesn't surprise me. It's only considered a tragedy or a womens issue when it's applied to white women. Gross. :35 PM-21 Sep 2018 1 Like doesthendnlive:People are more outraged about a sexualized Handmaid costume but not the hypersexualized racist costumes that are routinely called out and criticized by WoC all the time. But what else is new?
Ali, Bodies , and Halloween: Following
 @sydnerain
 Yes, People Really Gave a Shit About a
 Sexualized Handmaid's Tale Costume, Rather
 Than Drawing Attention to the 48 Products
 Fetishizing and Sexualizing Actual Indigenous
 Women From the Same Exact Company: And
 yes, we really are in hell
 Yes, A Company Really Made A Sexy Handmaid's Tale' Halloween Costume
 And, no, it didn't go over well.
 huffingtonpost.com

 WeeziesBooksWeeziesBooks Sep 21
 they still selling "sexy Native costumes Yandy explain.
 13 t 299 523
 WeeziesBooks WeeziesBooks Sep 21
 @Yandy you want to talk about women's oppression, let's talk about the 5100
 #MMIW. In case you don't know what that means.. 5100 Missing and Murdered
 Indigenous Women. Because our bodies are seen as commodities thanks to the
 sexy squaw trope.
 2ti 35 105

 WeeziesBooks @WeeziesBooks Sep 21
 If you can appease outraged women who are mad about a fictional character's
 costume, then you should have NO problem pulling costumes that hurt REAL
 Indigenous women.
 Ali Nahdee
 @AliNahdee
 Replying to @WeeziesBooks
 The Handmaid's Tale already appropriates
 oppression experience by WoC all over the
 world and just paints it in whiteface so this
 honestly doesn't surprise me. It's only
 considered a tragedy or a womens issue
 when it's applied to white women. Gross.
 :35 PM-21 Sep 2018
 1 Like
doesthendnlive:People are more outraged about a sexualized Handmaid costume but not the hypersexualized racist costumes that are routinely called out and criticized by WoC all the time. But what else is new?

doesthendnlive:People are more outraged about a sexualized Handmaid costume but not the hypersexualized racist costumes that are routinely c...

America, Ben Franklin, and Disappointed: The Constitution should have a warning label, failure to read and understand this document Will result in deathh and slavery A WARNING LABEL. Not mandatory but just a simple WARNING! The more I try to understand my oath to defend the constitution against enemies foreign and domestic the more I am disappointed at the idea. How can you defend a document for people that have never read it , understood it or care for it. It’s impossible to defend a document that half of our people have a liberal indoctrination & perception of it. A document you aren’t allowed to defend. If we TRULLY believed in the idea of defending something as important as our Bill Of Rights, groups like Antifa or the Communist Party of America wouldn’t exist. Unconstitutional laws like gun control laws wouldn’t exist. If this doesn't melt your heart, you don't have one. "You have a Republic..if you can keep it." Ben Franklin "The office of governmentis not to confer happiness but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves. " William Ellery Channing 1780-1842 "You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve YOUR freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.” John Adams "If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” George Washington "Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, because if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.” Daniel Webster
America, Ben Franklin, and Disappointed: The Constitution
 should have a
 warning label,
 failure to read and
 understand this
 document Will
 result in deathh
 and slavery
A WARNING LABEL. Not mandatory but just a simple WARNING! The more I try to understand my oath to defend the constitution against enemies foreign and domestic the more I am disappointed at the idea. How can you defend a document for people that have never read it , understood it or care for it. It’s impossible to defend a document that half of our people have a liberal indoctrination & perception of it. A document you aren’t allowed to defend. If we TRULLY believed in the idea of defending something as important as our Bill Of Rights, groups like Antifa or the Communist Party of America wouldn’t exist. Unconstitutional laws like gun control laws wouldn’t exist. If this doesn't melt your heart, you don't have one. "You have a Republic..if you can keep it." Ben Franklin "The office of governmentis not to confer happiness but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves. " William Ellery Channing 1780-1842 "You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve YOUR freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.” John Adams "If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” George Washington "Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, because if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.” Daniel Webster

A WARNING LABEL. Not mandatory but just a simple WARNING! The more I try to understand my oath to defend the constitution against enemies fo...

Books, Cookies, and Creepy: r/Ask Those who have weird neighbors, wh does your neighbor do that is weird or creepy? Discussion 4 19.6k 8.6k Share BEST COMMENTS 14h So I had a neighbor (80yo or more) widowed guy. Every time I get the newspaper delivered to my mail box, when I open it I find the crosswords done (I don't do them or give a damn) A day I decided to try catch who's doing my crosswords, day 1:8 am, they where already done Day 2:7:30 am already done. Day 3 7am I decide to give up. One day, 4am, I was getting back home from a night out, while I was passing by the mailbox; nothing yet delivered, so I place my GoPro inside and went sleeping, the next day: FINALLY GOTIT it was my neighbor, he has done the crosswords right up on my mailbox, for like 10min (I will try to find the video, but it was absolutely cute, staring at my door time to time, and scratching his head). Next day: I took him a 1000 crosswords book, drop it right his door, rang the bell and stayed on my car discretely. He took some time to open the door, then found it, I swear it was the happiest person like a kid that got a puppy. He stayed in his porch and passed like 2 hours doing crosswords then felt asleep lol. The next day: i was getting back home from work, he came to apologize (like a kid that has to confess something) and brought some cookies. We stayed talking about his WW2 service and how the world changed. I frequently bought him crosswords books, until he passed away 1 year ago May he Rest In Peace Secret crossword solver (x-post from me_irl) via /r/wholesomememes https://ift.tt/2NV6wt5
Books, Cookies, and Creepy: r/Ask
 Those who have weird neighbors, wh
 does your neighbor do that is weird or
 creepy?
 Discussion
 4 19.6k
 8.6k
 Share
 BEST COMMENTS
 14h
 So I had a neighbor (80yo or more) widowed guy.
 Every time I get the newspaper delivered to my
 mail box, when I open it I find the crosswords
 done (I don't do them or give a damn)
 A day I decided to try catch who's doing my
 crosswords, day 1:8 am, they where already done
 Day 2:7:30 am already done. Day 3 7am I decide
 to give up.
 One day, 4am, I was getting back home from a
 night out, while I was passing by the mailbox;
 nothing yet delivered, so I place my GoPro inside
 and went sleeping, the next day: FINALLY GOTIT
 it was my neighbor, he has done the crosswords
 right up on my mailbox, for like 10min (I will try to
 find the video, but it was absolutely cute, staring
 at my door time to time, and scratching his head).
 Next day: I took him a 1000 crosswords book, drop
 it right his door, rang the bell and stayed on my car
 discretely. He took some time to open the door,
 then found it, I swear it was the happiest person
 like a kid that got a puppy. He stayed in his porch
 and passed like 2 hours doing crosswords then felt
 asleep lol.
 The next day: i was getting back home from work,
 he came to apologize (like a kid that has to confess
 something) and brought some cookies. We stayed
 talking about his WW2 service and how the world
 changed.
 I frequently bought him crosswords books, until he
 passed away 1 year ago
 May he Rest In Peace
Secret crossword solver (x-post from me_irl) via /r/wholesomememes https://ift.tt/2NV6wt5

Secret crossword solver (x-post from me_irl) via /r/wholesomememes https://ift.tt/2NV6wt5