The mayor of Philadelphia has called for an investigation into a controversial article recently published in a local magazine titled ´Being White in Philly.´ The story that appeared in Philadelphia Magazine this month features a series of interviews with unnamed white residents living in different parts of Philadelphia who talk about their dealings with African-Americans. Calling the article´s tone ´disgusting,´ Mayor Michael Nutter has asked the Human Relations Commission to look into some of the race-related concerns raised by the article.
The other day I was walking through a parking lot at a shopping center and a car with four black ladies, probably middle-aged (not youngsters I am trying to say) drove by with their windows down and their stereo blaring some rap "music". In the short time it took for them to pass me, I heard the n-word. Now, why are we racist again????
Leftists crush their adversaries and the truth. Solving problems is no fun and does not advance the narrative. We can´t have journalists just running around around with their own opinions. That would be too crazy.
Is it at all possible to give this nimrod a test to find out if he actually read the article or is it simply the title that he´s offended by? Keep up the good work mayor...along with the rest of the "nutters" ruining America´s big cities, i.e. Chicago, New York (Bloomers is NOT a republican), the imbecile in Newark, NJ, the imbecile in Boston, etc., etc..
Lived in Philly for 15 years -including the Wilson Goode years.He was the first black Mayor. When he BOMBED the west Philadelphia compound of the MOVE people killing and maiming the occupants, including children, and destroying 125 black middle class homes -he got a pass! He double downed by hiring a black contractor to rebuild the homes -who promptly went to prison. Once the homes were built at a cost of 175 K each - they lasted 15 years before being torn down because they were unsafe. The problem is not money -it is the Culture and now our Racist in Chief is making things worse. Nutter is continuing the racist destruction of the black community-from within. They can´t blame The Man -Obama is The Man. Their extravagant lifestyle of the Obamas fits the worst sterotypes. 50percent of blacks in phila don´t even graduate from high schools-they have no present and no future -but they get free housing, obamaphones and food stamps to have more failures. Nutter should focus on the illegitimacy rate in the black community, the predator males, the criminals preying on the young and get off the Race Pimp bandwagon.
It´s not a racial thing so much anymore, but is all about the degenerate, disgusting, and violent culture that most USA ghetto black folks have created for themselves in just about all the big cities. Only those black folks can back out of the gutter level cultural situation that they have put themselves in, but obviously they are not ready to do that, and don´t want to hear the truth.
We lived in Baltimore County for 15 years, and I worked in East Baltimore. What´s described in the original article rang true for me, and I felt that a lot of the people interviewed in this article could have been from Baltimore, or many places on the I-95 corridor. Instead of dismissing the article as "disgusting," wouldn´t it have been amazing if the mayor had said, "I hear you," to the people who feel this way, and maybe opened up some nonjudgmental, honest conversations?
Lived there - lived that. The city is a mess and will probably be the next Detroit. Fast Eddie Rendell managed the city reasonably but it´s been crap since. I just won´t go there anymore. The article is in no way distasteful unless the truth tastes like crap to you.
The left created the terrible conditions in all of our decaying cities. In Baltimore, Senator/Councilman Mikulski sat on her butt aided by Senator Sarbanes and a host of loser Baltimore mayors who followed Mayor Schaefer watched as tens of thousands of good jobs left the city and Maryland. Bethlehem Steel once employed 35,000 men...now all but gone. National Can, Continental Can, American Can, Lever Brothers, Crown Cork and Seal, General Motors Fisher Body all gone. All of this because of the social experimenters. Let´s bus students across the city, set up Section 8 housing, penalize a family which has a father in place. Thank you President Johnson for the Vietnam War and the war on poverty...I hope he is burning. Now Governor O´Malley is taking up the gauntlet as he watches industry and wealth flea the state. Hey, let´s try gay marriage, drug legalization, make felons out of law abiding citizens by declaring their weapons of protection illegal. I grew up in east Baltimore and went to public schools and received a great education. In two generations this city became diseased...what a tragedy. The greatest generation led to a generation of takers. Mayors who stole the $ 50 dollar coupons intended for Christmas gifts. A Councilwoman who used phony SS numbers to set up family members on a pay roll. A woman who recently ran for Congress and was discovered to be voting multiple times in recent elections. Sodom you had nothing over Baltimore and I am sure Philly, Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Etc
I have not seen such polarization and animosity between the white and black races since 1960. And if it develops into a race war, we can thank the Divider-in-Chief Obama. From the very beginning he has taken sides against white people with the Cambridge police officer, New Black Panthers, appointing incompetent blacks like Holder and Jarrett, "we´re a country of race cowards," Trayvon. We watch black mayors and black population run Detroit, Trenton, Baltimore, Camden, Philadelphia, Chicago into the ground and become as bad as Haiti. We watch ever more entitlements and Obamaphones handed out to blacks, Affirmative Action promoting barely litterate incompetents And our Reward for putting up with all this crap, is WE GET CALLED RACISTS if we don´t like it. Fine. I admit it. After 60 years of putting up with black victimology, I am now a racist. Bring on the race war.
And btw, the truth as spoken in this article is as "inoffensive" as it could possibly be. No horrific crimes against whites are described or even mentioned. This piece could´ve been inflammatory ... it isn´t.
And thus he illustrates the point of the article. How helpful. Of course, the magazine will back down and issue a thousand apologies before they go bankrupt because none of the apologies will be accepted.
I agree with #32. After years of being sympathetic to blacks and the discrimination they suffered they have turned me into a racist. 99% of black politicians are on the take and then they still blame whites. Their crime rate is staggering and should be a nationwide scandal if the media did their job.
Sorry. Send me a membership racist card. I am now a charter member.
"Congress shall make no law...abriding the freedom of speech orf of the press..." is apparently an intellectual concept beyond the esteemed Mayor Nutter. I live in Delaware (part of the Philly TV market). Philly is an ungovernable "state of nature" thanks to 60 years (!) of Democrat rule. "Democracy is the theory the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard."
I live in nearby Wilmington Delaware and the amount of blacks committing crimes are so plentiful that the only newspaper in town refuses to print the race of criminals that violate the law as to not prejudice the public
All I know is I haven´t seen a Black DemocRAT politician yet who wasn´t corrupt and a criminal in some way. The entire list of CBC members have been the subject of one investigatioon or another for wrongdoing. Mayor Nutter is running Philly into the ground, like all Black DemocRAT mayors do.
Another former Marylander who when I was young could walk in most areas of Baltimore City with no problem. Now you wouldn´t dare or for sure you would be mugged or murdered, especially if you are white. I´ve also spent a lot of time over the years in Africa. The culture is what it is and these african tribal people, unlike SE Asian tribal ethnics, will not assimilate into western society, nor into an urban city life in Africa. Black Americans are in denial about the fact that their own ancestors in Africa are the ones who sold them into slavery to Arab traders. Our kenyan in the Whitehouse only exacerbates the dreadful problem and I think he enjoys turning America into a banana republic.
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get er done, 3/17/2013 11:29:06 PM (No. 9230271)
Mayor Nutter should clean up the corrupt political machine in Philadelphia, with precincts reporting NO votes for Romney and 100% of votes for Obama. If Republicans were elected, conditions in his city would improve.
I read the article discussed and I was also disgusted. The thing was pretty wussy. If one writes, and an editor publishes, a timid article like that it invites bullying. Since it´s Philly and one will be bullied anyway, why not stand up and speak "truth to power". The mayor is a racist, go ahead and say it.
I am a Racist. Proud of it, for I have a mind that is able to discern what is good and what is evil. The black community is evil. For they take zero responsibility for their own actions and the consequences of those actions. I am sure there are pockets of good blacks, but the majority of them showed that they are haters of whites and America. They voted overwhelmingly for the dipstick in the WHITE house. I am tired of paying for their lazy butts! And they try to squelch honest debate and disagreement with the black man in the WHITE house. To me that is racist, and far worse than any bad thoughts I have towards them and their ilk.
When the economy goes south, be ware of the inner city thugs to move out to the suburbs to find their food.
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Old Army Vet, 3/18/2013 10:55:24 AM (No. 9230862)
Same situation exists wherever you have long term demonRAT politicians. They take, take, take and then want more. LBJ started all of this in the 60´s and it has continued ever since. I have worked with some wonderful black people over the years, however, they are few and far between. The same can be said of white people but not on such a grand scale. Wake up mayor, listen to the truth and do something about it. Make people, all people, take responsibility for their own situation. Stop relying on the government.
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