Skip to comments.American Colonialism (How Democrats exploit Blacks)
Posted on 04/10/2013 4:47:17 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
Prominent African-American economists such as Walter Williams have shown that the New Deal programs of FDR, the "Great Society" programs of LBJ, and the "income redistribution" initiatives have failed to achieve their stated goals of improving the lives of poor minorities in urban areas. This paper proposes an additional explanation for the persistence of urban minority poverty: that Democrats have created urban "colonies" of minorities in order to exploit them for their votes and Federal benefits.
The focus of this paper will be the city of Chicago, since it has been called "the most segregated city in America," it is the center of national black politics, and was the first Sanctuary City for illegal immigration.
Chicago's segregation of minorities is as old as the city itself. The African-American neighborhoods of today's South and West sides are located in exactly the same parts of the city as the African-American neighborhoods of 1910. And from 1930 to today, these African America neighborhoods have been represented in Congress and in the state house by African-American politicians, who have done very little (other than pass Federal benefit programs) to lift African-Americans out of poverty. In the 2000 Census, for example, of the ten poorest census tracts in the entire United States, nine were located in the South and West Side African-American areas ruled by African-American congressmen Bobby Rush and Jesse Jackson Jr.
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Interesting article. Thanks for posting.
Not colonies, reservations.
This is exactly why I think Detroit presents one of the greatest opportunities for conservatism we’ve seen in a long time. Republicans are attracting huge sums of private money to the city but that’s only one facet of what needs to be done.
Despite the fantasy, Detroit isn’t a terribly liberal city. Its a city full of apathetic people who continue to reelect corrupt officials. If we could figure out how to inspire hope, its pretty likely that that would demand more from their elected officials.
“Chicago, since it has been called “the most segregated city in America”.
This gives me a hilarious idea.
Federal desegregation law is pretty set in concrete; however it has never been *effectively* applies to some of the big cities. Imagine if Republicans and conservatives came up with a plan to “desegregate the cities”?
Not quite the way the left wanted to, back then; or would want desegregation to happen today, of course.
Much of the rural heartland of America has been depopulated, naturally in most cases, and only recently by Agenda 21. So think of how ticked off the left would be if, by court order, it was *repopulated*?
The idea is to empty out most of the big city “projects”, and do the equivalent of opening up “homesteads”, in refurbished abandoned towns. With an elected town government, whose expenditures would be approved, and contracts made, through their state government. Not cash.
If they wanted cash, they would have to grow crops and make things. No alcohol, no drugs, no cigarettes, and no to most luxury items other than radios. Transportation pretty well limited to farm equipment, bicycles and wheelchairs.
In exchange, each family gets a home and a barn, water and electricity, some food along with seed grain, farm animals, a small tractor, and some other necessities. Along with someone who will teach them how to use it. Once, so listen up.
This would give the cities what they want: fewer dependent minorities. But it would also take from their elected bosses something *they* want, votes.
Plantation owners know one needs not exploit the willing.