Let’s do a quick math exercise; no need to fetch a calculator nor don a green hat–this one is pretty straight forward. The Senate is split 50/50 with ties being broken in the favor of Democrats. In the House of Representatives, the arithmetic favor the Democrats by a sliver as they hold a 221-211 majority. Now let’s just imagine that the Democrats operate in good faith after each election cycle and that they would actually push through a measure to pay reparations to the descendants of political prisoners–I don’t refer to America’s second holocaust victims as slaves–if only the party of Jefferson and Jackson had the votes.
Excuse me as I shatter the illusion and shake you awake from the dream you were having about Democrats being a party to justice. Even if they had a veto-proof and a super-majority in both houses of Congress, Democrats would never enact a law that would pay African-Americans the monies they are due after enriching this country with their blood and sweat. To the contrary, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and their ilk are intent on using the pains of “black” folk to advance their political agenda without lifting a finger to compensate their most loyal voting bloc.
Every couple of years the Dems DEPEND on Black and working class voters. Folks feel empowered enough to tell us it's in our best interest, and we have no other viable option. We're told to be practical, and every time we're thrown under the bus as soon as they get in office.
— big relly (@awkward_duck) March 3, 2021
Here is the Democrat’s playbook, it’s pretty simple actually. Every two years, they pivot away from corruption and embrace fraudulence mixed with paternalism. Using Republicans as bogeymen, Democrats paint themselves as the heirs of Martin Luther King and try their hardest to hide their roots to Lyndon Baines Johnson, Harry Byrd and Jesse Helms. There to assist this hoax being perpetuated against 33% of Americans who still mind-numbingly self-identify as Democrats–masochism is a hella drug–are step and fetch it neo-coons like James Clyburn, Maxine Waters and Ilhan Omar. Formed between the chicanery of the Congressional Black Caucus, the duplicity of the Israel First caucus and mendacity of “pretend that we are not a collection of old Caucasians” caucus is an unholy axis of criminality that is sustaining a bamboozle of historic proportions upon African-Americans.
Let’s get down to brass tacks; talk of reparations is a pipe-dream mixed with a heroin hallucination. The conversation is a non-starter because bigots in both parties have zero interest in addressing America’s “original sin”. Beyond that, very few go beyond the trope and dissect the ramifications of helicopter money being showered upon “black” communities throughout America. Let’s start here: raise your hands if you think a million dollars being doled out to every man, woman and child who can trace their ancestry to former enslaved political prisoners is a great idea. Before you put your hands down, let me volunteer this one tidbit of information: 70% of lottery winners end up bankrupt within 7 years of “striking it rich” and a significant percentage end up committing suicide. Now how many of you insist on keeping your hand up in light of this tragic revelation?
The last thing people stuck in generational poverty need is “free money” that does nothing to address the structural reasons why they are mired in destitution to begin with. What they need desperately is empowerment instead of being given handouts. I point to the old axiom about giving a man a fish versus teaching him how to fish; the latter leads to self-sustenance while the former leads to dependency and eventually self-nullification. Guess which outcome Democrats prefer? I will give you a hint, which outcome do you think kingpins desire for their drug addled clientele? It is beyond foolishness to believe that Democrats are anything less than a conclave of leeches and piranhas who suck is dry before they chew us to pieces.
Talk of reparations is nothing but a bait to draw us into rivers teaming with leeches and piranhas; yet every second Tuesday of November, we keep falling for the same old hoodwink. How many more times do they have to kick us in the guts and shiv us in our backs before we realize exactly who they are. Far from declaring our independence from the cult of neoliberals, way too many otherwise intelligent liberals go back to perpetrator in blue suits like a bunch of abused spouses. When it comes to self-harm, none can match the level of pains we inflect upon to ourselves because we just can’t quit mountains of charlatans who continue to break out backs with their fiscal and monetary policies.
Biden and his gang of grifters have already pronounced “Medicare for All” dead before he inaugurated his presidency. Within short order, Biden also reduced the amount of relief Americans would receive by $600. Both setbacks were placed at the feet of the intransigent Republicans who refused to budge even though these measures are backed by a large majority of voters. So if Democrats were not able to enact two widely supported programs, we are to believe that they will muster the will and courage to push through a reparations measure that will be geared towards less than 10% of the electorate. Wake up Neo, you're being toyed with by shysters; stop falling for their bullshit and let's do the hard work of building up our communities so we can empower ourselves instead of being powerless pawns dependent on Democrats. Click To Tweet
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