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Who Cares What Jay Z Thinks and Why Don Lemon Is Right about Blacks in America
Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2013 | Crystal Wright

Posted on 07/31/2013 9:56:24 AM PDT by Kaslin

The fact blacks praised Jay Z for his comments on the Zimmerman verdict and bashed CNN’s Don Lemon for pointing out the problems blacks bring on themselves is exactly what’s wrong with “Black America.”

I’ve always rejected the news media and self-appointed black leaders' persistent efforts in relegating blacks into a group of political zombies, void individualism and personal responsibility. But against the backdrop of the George Zimmerman murder trial of Trayvon Martin and the race hustlers’ desperate attempt to turn the “event” into a white on black hate crime, the ugly scab of black culture was revealed.

This fake race war also brought out the worst behavior in black Americans who called people like me and Don Lemmon, “house niggas, sellouts, and Uncle Toms” among other unsavory names for daring to offer constructive criticism and say blacks are their own worst nightmare and need to take responsibility for their bad behavior!

During his CNN show this weekend, Lemon admitted now the trial was over he felt he could offer some “tough love” about the ills facing the black race. He said he didn’t want to do that during the trial because it was a “deflection” from what happened to Trayvon.

In a pointed monologue, Lemon agreed with Bill O’Reilly’s observations the near collapse of the black family (73% of black babies born out of wedlock) is the number one cause, as I have said repeatedly, for the pervasive violence gripping the black race and driving its economic decline.

But Lemon said O’Reilly didn’t go far enough. He told blacks there were five things they shouldn’t do.

Five: Wear their pants hanging off their butt because it comes from the prison culture where inmates aren’t allowed to wear belts and the lower hanging pants indicate “which role a prisoner will play during male on male prison sex.” Four: stop using n***er in any way because it’s abhorrent.

Three: stop trashing the neighborhood where you live. Two: get an education. One, “just because you can have a baby, it doesn’t mean you should.”

Basic common sense advice. But many blacks didn’t want to hear this truth and insulted Lemon with profanity laced tweets, making themselves look like the savages other Americans, including other blacks, fear.

In contrast, when Jay Z offered up his cup of Zimmerman racist juice, blacks happily drank it up. Commenting on the not guilty verdict, millionaire rapper Jay Z said, "I was really angry, I didn't sleep for two days.” He added that Trayvon was just going to the store to buy Skittles and a drink and “had no intention of robbing anyone."

“We all know it was wrong. It was wrong. . .First of all, you're not a professional to profile someone. . . This guy's a (effing) mall cop,” Jay Z declared of Zimmerman.

Jay Z must be a mind reader because evidence gathered in the case, some of which the defense wasn’t allowed to present during the trial, revealed Trayvon wasn’t such an innocent 17 year old teen. He was suspended three times from school and stolen jewelry and a burglary tool were found in his locker. Text messages from Trayvon’s cell phone also showed he liked to fight, wanted to buy a gun and get high on codeine. Text messages exchanged with a friend, who told Trayvon how to make Lean or Purple Drank, using fruit juice, Skittles and cough syrup with codeine in it like Robitussin. Martin’s toxicology report showed his liver was damaged consistent with drug abuse caused by Lean.

I guess Jay Z didn’t bother with the fact the FBI’s investigation last year into the incident concluded race had nothing to do with Zimmerman killing Trayvon. And Jay Z couldn’t be bothered with the fact some jurors said there wasn’t enough evidence to convict Zimmerman and the case should never have been brought to trial.

As a former drug dealer, who’s been shot three times, blacks shouldn’t care what Jay Z thinks. Jay Z has no credibility talking about racism or violence, because as Lemon noted, hip-hop and rap stars like Jay Z glorifying a thug culture is “making a lot of people rich, just not you.” In fact Jay Z’s music incites young black males to violence. Maybe Jay Z should lose some sleep over that.

Did Travyon Martin deserve to die? No. Could Travyon Martin’s upbringing and not enough parental attention have had something to do with his death? Possibly. Could Trayvon have thrown the first punch and tragically died as a result of it? Yes.

What angers many blacks about the Zimmerman trial is it uncorked how fed up Americans are with all the excuses so called “black leaders,” Democrats and the media always make for the black race’s failings. A violent, black sub culture that glorifies crime, misogyny, profanity, and hatred of whites is driving the high crime, high school dropout rates, illegitimate births, poverty and government dependency rooted in the black race. We need more black people like Don Lemon to have the audacity to repudiate this behavior, not apologize for it.


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1 posted on 07/31/2013 9:56:24 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I think Lemon’s fellow gays are more upset with Lemon than even the blacks.

The gays love to see themselves are being “down with the struggle”.


2 posted on 07/31/2013 9:58:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin

Most of black America cannot handle the truth.


3 posted on 07/31/2013 10:07:55 AM PDT by Nepeta
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To: Kaslin

They cares. About jayz on ‘the Five’. The otherwise usually bright G Gutfeld said jayz had a point & was entitled to his opinion
Problem was jayz was basing his opinion on things he said which were not factual

So. No

But they care about what he says and we were also supposed to

Ignorant


4 posted on 07/31/2013 10:08:39 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Kaslin

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- Jay Z - shot three (3)

- count ‘em three (3) times

sub-human “home electus” of the Obama “...maybe a little blow...” homo-loving persuasion

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5 posted on 07/31/2013 10:09:04 AM PDT by devolve (----- ----- ----- it not unlegal iffen I do*s it ----- ----- -----)
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To: Kaslin
This thug Jay Z shot his brother and also another man.. http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/jay-z-i-shot-my-brother-when-i-was-12-20102211 Here is his mug shot for another crime he did.. Rap star Jay-Z (real name: Shawn Carter) was arrested by New York City cops in December 1999 for allegedly stabbing a record executive at a Manhattan nightclub. Originally charged with felony assault, the performer pleaded guilty in October 2001 to a reduced misdemeanor count and was sentenced to three years probation.
6 posted on 07/31/2013 10:16:22 AM PDT by PLD
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To: PLD
Nice.....he's idolized by many. What an idol.
7 posted on 07/31/2013 10:17:40 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: PLD

He gots his creds...


8 posted on 07/31/2013 10:19:15 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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9 posted on 07/31/2013 10:23:39 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: liberalh8ter

Remember him and his slut wife are good friends of Obama’s..and they went to communist Cuba and nothing was done about that..I was surprised that his buddy Obama didn’t have these removed from the internet.


10 posted on 07/31/2013 10:30:53 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Kaslin

Jay Z - stupid, corrupt, and evil


11 posted on 07/31/2013 10:35:10 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Kaslin

One of the comments to the article hit the nail on the head. “There is one clear error in this article. It is not the “black race” that has an issue, it is blacks in the USA that have this problem. Blacks from former colonies in Africa and the Caribbean (brought to the Caribbean as slaves) have no such inclinations or problems.” The problem is unique to the US Black population.


12 posted on 07/31/2013 10:38:44 AM PDT by Temujinshordes
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To: Temujinshordes

My friends who originally came from Nigeria can’t stand American blacks. They think they are arrogant and whiny and lazy.


13 posted on 07/31/2013 10:39:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin
Bump for Don Lemon. He will now be Silenced like the Coz.
14 posted on 07/31/2013 10:49:30 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: dfwgator
Really? Nigerians?

Wow. That's got to burn.

15 posted on 07/31/2013 10:50:55 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: PLD
I was surprised that his buddy Obama didn’t have these removed from the internet.

I think Barky is going the wholesale route ..... banning all conservative speech.

16 posted on 07/31/2013 10:52:53 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Temujinshordes

That is so true. I have been to the Bahamas, totally governed by blacks, and have known many from the other parts of the Caribbean like Jamaica and Trinidad. They have no ‘built-in’ hatred of whites, no ‘oppression syndrome’, no ‘you owe me’ mentality. They are usually well educated, and definitely hard working people. Totally unlike their American counterparts.........


17 posted on 07/31/2013 10:54:18 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: dfwgator

It shows that the natural man and woman (unrepentant, unsaved) inherently like to wallow in their own filth.

It really is a human problem, it’s just been packaged and sold to blacks and everyone else as a black thing, because it was the blacks who were targeted by liberals for this particular experiment.

And that experiment was “lets take god and family (no dads, head of house gone) away from people, replace them with the state, and let’s see what happens”.


18 posted on 07/31/2013 11:06:12 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Kaslin

Jay Z IQ is about -1 trillion IMHO


19 posted on 07/31/2013 11:19:41 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: dfwgator
My friends who originally came from Nigeria can’t stand American blacks. They think they are arrogant and whiny and lazy.

Ditto my friends from Kenya.

20 posted on 07/31/2013 11:31:00 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: PLD
It probably will get scrubbed, now!
21 posted on 07/31/2013 11:49:27 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Kaslin
What is the state of Race in America? If you were from another world you would think that a storm is occurring that the shooting of one young man in Florida has launched a firestorm of outrage and protest. I will start with a very pertinent quote from Booker T Washington “There is another class of coloured people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.”

You fellow Americans this case was made rife for the race hustlers in the media and the public sphere. The sides were chosen Zimmermann was made to be white even though he is clearly a male of Latin American descent. Martin was made to look like a cherub even though his gangster pursuit was overlooked and purposely not allowed in court. Most of all he was a "lean" user. What is that you ask? Well it is Watermelon flavored Arizona Tea, Skittles and Robitussin which cases liver damage and aggression. Martin's autopsy report showed liver damage, the type caused by the use of that substance. A normal 17 year old doesn't have liver damage. We are talking about the dangerous thug life that is permeating the black community. I have not heard the feckless black leadership say anything about the Afghanistan of the Midwest my hometown of Chicago. More people have been killed there then in Afghanistan this year.

Now that should give you pause. Later this year I will be deploying back to Afghanistan and I did not go home on leave because I didn't want to put my family at risk. That is a shame but facts are facts and the neighborhood I grew up in is a distant memory so much so that my mother sold her home. She lived in that home for 48 years but she could no longer deal with the thug life on the Southside of Chicago. Now what party is in charge of the most violent cities with the most restrictive gun control laws. The left often says that people with guns would make the cities like Dodge City. Well it is like that now because Chicago is running red with blood. How pathetic when a 6 year old baby is murdered, her only crime riding on a scooter. The so-called civil rights leaders are quieter than a hooker in church. That is because they are frauds and lack the moral authority to do so. Al Sharpton and Jessie Jackson are irrelevant relics that have been proven to the world they are charlatans. They are the overseers of the Democratic plantations as black useful idiots. Enough I say, address the problems of illiteracy and illegitimacy in the black community.

Look at the unemployment rate in the black community this cannot be laid on whites. Walmart has tried to build in the inner cities but why should they because the property could be destroyed due to a perceived racial slight. Black people are good at destroying other peoples property when rioting.

This photo is indicative of the true state of race relations I will be taking these men into harms way in a few short months. They trust and respect my leadership because of one simple fact. I have EARNED it.

22 posted on 07/31/2013 11:53:02 AM PDT by Warrior Nurse (Soldier, family, conservative and proud because that is what America needs in order to thrive)
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To: liberalh8ter
scroll down and look at all the thugs with a criminal record .. below the picture it says mug shots
23 posted on 07/31/2013 11:55:47 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Warrior Nurse

You are spot on. God bless you and protect you and your men. You are in my prayers everyday. Thank you.


24 posted on 07/31/2013 11:57:01 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: PLD

Ping


25 posted on 07/31/2013 11:59:44 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Warrior Nurse

God Speed, WN. I will keep you and your men in my prayers as well! Thank you for your service!


26 posted on 07/31/2013 12:35:19 PM PDT by The Right Stuff
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To: Kaslin

Shery’s daughter response: Wow, Kaslin. Tell us how you really feel. Truthfully, I have to say I admire you and Lemon for being willing to tell the truth. It can’t be easy for guys like you to be willing to put yourself out there like that, knowing how you’ll be targeted for doing so. But thank you for your willingness to do so. So much comes to my mind about what I’d like to say in regards to this whole entire issue, but I don’t know where to begin. It’s all just so sad and discouraging to me. I keep praying that God, in His wisdom and mercy, will be able to break through to both blacks and whites (and other races and skin colours). But I’m beginning to think that there will only be true peace between us all when Christ returns and judges us all for the fools we have been - everyone of us - saved and unsaved alike. Then we’ll finally see. However, I hope you will continue to be brave and strong and not give up, no matter how ugly it gets. So many of us are behind you and others in your shoes.


27 posted on 07/31/2013 12:58:12 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: dfwgator
Did Travyon Martin deserve to die? No

Yes. He did. Good riddance. He was well on his way to killing an innocent and being a one man crime wave. Good riddance.

28 posted on 07/31/2013 3:12:38 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: Temujinshordes
One of the comments to the article hit the nail on the head. “There is one clear error in this article. It is not the “black race” that has an issue, it is blacks in the USA that have this problem. Blacks from former colonies in Africa and the Caribbean (brought to the Caribbean as slaves) have no such inclinations or problems.” The problem is unique to the US Black population.

Hmm. South Africa is like a nation-sized Detroit. It was pretty much a garden spot when the whites ran it, and now it's turning into a sewer rapidly. Which country in Africa functions at the level of the most dysfunctional country in Europe, say Portugal or Greece? None, really.

The fault of Colonialism? India was run by the Brits for far longer than Nigeria, so were Canada and New Zealand.

The Caribbean? Crime-filled, violent, poor. I spent a week working in Jamaica recently. Good people there, but a pretty dysfunctional society.

I'm not as sure as you that the problems are limited to blacks in the USA, though they may be worse than some other countries, they are probably a lot better than some others.

Here's Liberia's recent history. If you went through the other 40 odd African countries many would be quite similar. A few bettter, a few, much worse. From WIkipedia:

On April 12, 1980, a military coup led by Master Sergeant Samuel Doe of the Krahn ethnic group overthrew and killed President William R. Tolbert, Jr.. Doe and the other plotters later executed a majority of Tolbert's cabinet and other Americo-Liberian government officials and True Whig Party members.[17] The coup leaders formed the People's Redemption Council (PRC) to govern the country.[17] A strategic Cold War ally, Doe received significant financial backing from the United States while critics condemned the PRC for corruption and political repression.[17] After the country adopted a new constitution in 1985, Doe was elected president in subsequent elections that were internationally condemned as fraudulent.[17] On November 12, 1985, a failed counter-coup was launched by Thomas Quiwonkpa, whose soldiers briefly occupied the national radio station.[18] Government repression intensified in response, as Doe's troops executed members of the Gio and Mano ethnic groups in Nimba County.[18]

The National Patriotic Front of Liberia, a rebel group led by Charles Taylor, launched an insurrection in December 1989 against Doe's government with the backing of neighboring countries such as Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire, triggering the First Liberian Civil War.[19] By September 1990, Doe's forces controlled only a small area just outside the capital, and Doe was captured and executed that month by rebel forces.[20] The rebels soon split into various factions fighting one another, and the Economic Community Monitoring Group under the Economic Community of West African States organized a military task force to intervene in the crisis.[20] From 1989 to 1996 one of Africa's bloodiest civil wars ensued, claiming the lives of more than 200,000 Liberians and displacing a million others into refugee camps in neighboring countries.[13] A peace deal between warring parties was reached in 1995 leading to Taylor's election as president in 1997.[20]

Under Taylor's leadership, Liberia became internationally known as a pariah state due to the use of blood diamonds and illegal timber exports to fund the Revolutionary United Front in the Sierra Leone Civil War.[21] The Second Liberian Civil War began in 1999 when Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy, a rebel group based in the northwest of the country, launched an armed insurrection against Taylor.[22] In March 2003, a second rebel group, Movement for Democracy in Liberia, began launching attacks against Taylor from the southeast.[22] Peace talks between the factions began in Accra in June of that year, and Taylor was indicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone for crimes against humanity that same month.[21] By July 2003, the rebels had launched an assault on Monrovia.[23] Under heavy pressure from the international community and the domestic Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace movement,[24] Taylor resigned in August and went into exile in Nigeria,[25] and a peace deal was signed later that month.[26] The United Nations Mission in Liberia began arriving in September 2003 to provide security and monitor the peace accord,[27] and an interim government took power the following October.[28]

The subsequent 2005 elections were internationally regarded as the most free and fair in Liberian history.[29] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Harvard-trained economist and former Minister of Finance, was elected as the first female president in Africa.[29] Upon her inauguration, Sirleaf requested the extradition of Taylor from Nigeria and immediately handed him over to the SCSL for trial in The Hague.[30][31] In 2006, the government established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to address the causes and crimes of the civil war.[32]


29 posted on 07/31/2013 3:38:18 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: Kaslin
Why would anyone care more about what what J-Zee says about this than what you or I say?

LOL!
Stick a media mic in front of an entertainer, and watch them commit slow, public, career suicide.

30 posted on 07/31/2013 6:53:07 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: Warrior Nurse

God bless you and keep you safe!!! ( ( ( h u g s ) )


31 posted on 07/31/2013 10:13:08 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Ephesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: Jack Black

I have no argument with your thesis. You rightly point out the decaying situation in South Africa. Has there been any worse political situation in Africa than that in Zimbabwe under Mugabe? Still, I do not think the average African (which I will not attempt to define) bears the same degree of self described status as a victim nor the sense of entitlement as do some Blacks in the US. I believe that this attitude has been taught to those Blacks in the US by now decades of liberal initiatives, numerous of which continue today. They have been told repetitively that they cannot compete without affirmative action, that they have been denied opportunities, and that there is little need for motivation to excel (athletics as a noted exception). The US government has, without malice of forethought I hope, actively promoted precisely the antithesis of the character so markedly demonstrated by Dr. Ben Carson. So, many carry the chip on their shoulders, the sense of entitlement, and perceived relative deprivation even when compared to a broad cross section of their peers. Today, this mindset often manifests itself through violence, which is further reinforced by the lack of serious consequences for those very actions.


32 posted on 08/02/2013 2:15:43 PM PDT by Temujinshordes
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