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A different kind of
black-and-white issue

Washington Post, by Colbert I. King

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/23/2013 5:31:10 AM

This week I received an e-mail with the subject line: “Please Colbert, write about Jesse Jackson Jr and father.” The message from Dennis Flynn was brief: “Please write about the part genetics play in the problems in the Jackson family lineage. Out of marriage children by a Minister. Fraud and stealing by a congressman. What an example for young African Americans.” It was a racial taunt, perhaps best ignored. But the attempt to twist the knife also displayed ignorance. The writer chose to view the fall of Jesse Jackson Jr. through the lens of race, ignoring how widespread

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King meanders a bit before reaching his point, but he gets it right. It´s about power and a sense of entitlement.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/23/2013 7:06:06 AM     (No. 9192027)

Genetics has nothing to do with this behavior. It´s a learned mode of behavior brought on by the cult of reparations that´s the driving force.

The left and especially now under Obama and Holder that´s encouraging blacks to be even more anti-establishment and helping themselves to creative reparations.Jackass Jr. didn´t need all that crap he bought with campaign donations but was driven to do so because of the sense of entitlement.

Jr´s main problem is he can´t blame poverty for his problems,the usual cop out on erratic lack behavior. I mean there´s white crooks especially white liberals that are the brokers to remunerating blacks. The white liberals get the lion´s share of the money and no one notices or cares.This is big in government funded land development projects.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: vesicant, 2/23/2013 7:41:04 AM     (No. 9192066)

"Everybody does it." That´s OK, then.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/23/2013 8:03:53 AM     (No. 9192111)

Genetics aside, Jr saw how Sr was good at bilking the public. Jr just wasn´t as smooth and he is paying the price.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/23/2013 9:20:58 AM     (No. 9192251)

Jess Sr.´s ill gotten gains were not campaign funds. That´s the mistake Jr. made. And I have not heard much about this situation at all, even on FOX.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southron, 2/23/2013 9:24:35 AM     (No. 9192256)

Number 2 has it right. A typical Liberal trick is to avoid the subject at hand and talk about others who have done similar things.

Can you imagine a defense attorney telling a judge: "Your honor. You can´t punish my client for robbing a bank because others have robbed banks."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/23/2013 9:30:13 AM     (No. 9192269)

Colbert is a barrel of laughs. I believe I have mentioned this to him earlier.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Aunt Agnes, 2/23/2013 9:50:15 AM     (No. 9192306)

Mmmm...there is another possibility. Perhaps senior tried to teach junior the "legal" way to fly under the radar & become an untouchable race-baiting/BS/shakedown artist while gaining public sympathy to the cause with good PR & a compliant press. Maybe junior was just too dumb to understand dad´s "nuance."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/23/2013 10:30:31 AM     (No. 9192360)

So.....6.5% of the population (black males) representing 55% of the prison inmates is just a matter of a prejudicial system ?

Really ?

How do we explain Sheila Jackson Lee ?

Marion Berry ?

Barak Obama ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: navybrat, 2/23/2013 11:44:16 AM     (No. 9192462)

Jezzie, Sr. is a shakedown artist and a good one. This has been such a lucrative path the son should have been smart to take it rather than go into politics.

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