Skip to comments.Russell Simmons Demands an Apology From Bill Clinton Over Black Lives Matter Comments
Posted on 04/09/2016 12:11:51 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The small drug users who were diseased and locked away deserve it? Bill Clinton u owe the black community and black lives matter an apology, Def Jam Recordings co-founder says
Russell Simmons was not impressed with Bill Clintons comments about the Black Lives Matter movement and let the former president know it.
The small drug users who were diseased and locked away deserve it? Bill Clinton u owe the black community and black lives matter an apology, the Def Jam Recordings co-founder and Phat Farm founder tweeted Thursday night.
Simmons also linked out to a report on NPR detailing the former presidents heated exchange with Black Lives Matter protesters earlier in the day at a Hillary Clinton campaign event in Philadelphia, where he was forced to defend his 1994 crime bill and his wifes past statements regarding race.
Clinton claimed the bill earned bipartisan support, diversified the police force, and lowered the countrys crime rate, thus benefitting African-Americans, according to NPR.
He then turned to a protesters sign that read black youth are not super predators, telling the person, who had repeatedly interrupted him: I dont know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them out onto the street to murder other African-American children.
Maybe you thought they were good citizens You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter. Tell the truth. You are defending the people who cause young people to go out and take guns.
I talked to a lot of African-American groups, Clinton continued. They thought black lives matter. They said take this bill, because our kids are being shot in the street by gangs. We have 13-year-old kids planning their own funerals.
Clinton also addressed claims by the protesters that the 1996 welfare reform bill increased poverty among African-Americans.
They say the welfare reform bill increased poverty. Then why did we have the largest drop in African American poverty in history when I was president? he asked.
As for his own wife and the upcoming presidential election: This election is about the future. Theyre trying to blame her for something she didnt do, he said.
Simmons has long been an outspoken supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement. In December 2014, he joined thousands of protesters in the Millions March NYC event to speak out against police brutality.
Just days before the Oscars last February, the business moguls emerging video programming brand All Def Digital hosted the first-ever All Def Movie Awards, with movies such as Beasts of No Nation, Chi-Raq, Concussion, Creed, Dope and Straight Outta Compton nominated for awards.
See Simmons tweet below.
anybody who doesn’t think this pervert has lost some major brain cognizance raise your hand??
I loathe bubba almost as much as the current occupant of the white hut, but bill got it right on this one...then turned around and pandered to the small percentage of people that commit the majority of crimes. Same ole bill, its all politics.
he just rocked Hillary, and she’s not going to be happy.
but bill was right. BLM is absurd.
What’s Russel smoking?
Now here’s s Bill Clinton I can give a clap to - though, not the clap some first think of when you hear “clap” and “Bill Clinton” in the same sentence.
No, I mean a real clap. He said the truth, and I admire him for that and agree.
He gets five gold stars on that one in my opinion, good job Bill! After he is dead, and then like a decade later when we learn he had AIDS, still I will remember this day when he stood up to Black Lies Matter, and wink, “good job, Billy. Sock it to ‘em.”
I remember “Black is Beautiful”
Then there was “Young, gifted and Black”
Now it’s “Black lives matter.”
They are great with coming up with slogans...but never seem to achieve anything.
Black Lives Matter, has come into my once conservative community and is trying to stir the pot. Bringing their obsession with race into every council meeting. They are the racists, haters.
The black “community” that he’s referring to owe America a huge apology and a HELL of a lot of money.
Question: "Even the people themselves who were perpetrating that violence, did they think that was wise? Was that a wise reasoned action?"Source: wikipedia
Souljah: "Yeah, it was wise. I mean, if black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?... White people, this government and that mayor were well aware of the fact that black people were dying every day in Los Angeles under gang violence. So if you're a gang member and you would normally be killing somebody, why not kill a white person? Do you think that somebody thinks that white people are better, are above and beyond dying, when they would kill their own kind?"
The Washington Post Speaking to Jesse Jackson Sr.'s Rainbow Coalition in June 1992, Bill Clinton responded both to that quotation and to something Souljah had said in the music video of her song ÂThe Final Solution: SlaveryÂs back in EffectÂ ("If there are any good white people, I haven't met them").
Bill Clinton: "If you took the words 'white' and 'black,' and you reversed them, you might think David Duke was giving that speech," said Clinton.
Limbaugh covered this very well with some commentary on Thursday, IIRC. The huge irony of this happening to “America’s First Black President” is just too delicious to contemplate. The fact that it leaves Hillary fit to be tied is just icing on the cake.
Correction: Limbaugh’s commentary was Friday, not Thursday.
he already caved. He folded faster than Superman on laundry day
I hope that Bubba tells him to stick it.
Hillaryous. I love the smell of Marxist memes burning in the morning. Black Lives Matter, War On Women, Occupy Wall Street. Rustle Bill’s feathers. Keep Hope Alive.
/Hope And Change
Progressives, for the most part, are emotionally-retarded, self-absorbed, God-and-man-hating tyrants who for too many years have been destroying the West’s traditional family and Christian-based culture. In their madness they’ve been dumbing-down and transforming our schools and universities into sex temples and tyrannizing, branding, and punishing straight white people as haters, bigots, racists, and homophobes . Oddly enough, though they are the authors and facilitators of chaos, lawlessness, and other evils they have nevertheless spawned something more evil than themselves— mainly black and trans-gender politically correct Frankensteins. Now these raging, ghastly, drooling monsters have turned upon their own creators (social engineers) and being more evil than what spawned it has begun to ferociously tyrannize, terrorize and cannibalize its’ own progressive ‘mother/father.’ And this is progressivism’s just deserts, which means to receive what one deserves.
Demands, funny! I love when they eat thier own. Adult blacks who protect encourage and support the thug lifestyle, you know black on black crime that doesnt exist only white cop on black crime the media promotes
“And this is progressivisms just deserts, which means to receive what one deserves.”
I’m the first one to invoke Goodwin’s law when frivolous comparisons to Hitler are made, but this all reminds me of the German industrialists who thought they could easily control all those silly National Socialists in the early 1930s and use them for political advantage.
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