Skip to comments.Cornel West: Ultimate Fight For Entitlements Will Be In "The Streets"
Posted on 11/28/2011 5:26:22 PM PST by SkyPilot
"I think the problem is that the poor children, keep in mind it's 42% of poor children who live at or near poverty, it's 25% in poverty. Our audience needs to keep that in mind." Cornel West said on MSNBC this afternoon.
"Poor children need more than just a $1,000 for their family, they need a war against poverty to make it a major priority in the way which we have a priority for Afghanistan, and a priority to bail out banks, and a priority to defend corporate interests when it comes to environmental issues," West said about more and new entitlements for the poor.
Professor West didn't just call for another war on poverty (the first war was fought by Lyndon B. Johnson), but went on to say that the push for more entitlements "is going to be fought in the streets." West showered the Occupy movement with praise for making people aware of the issue.
"It's a major question of priorities here. That's why the Occupy movement is so important because some of this is going to be fought in the streets. Civil disobedience does make a difference," he said.
"Corporate greed now is an issue everybody has got to talk about. Wealth inequality. Everybody must talk about it because of the Occupy movement," Mr. West concluded.
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Bring it??? (I’m trying to think of a response to the fight will be in the streets.)
And then where would the entitlements come from Mr. West?
After a year they would all be starving to death.
Then I discovered the Cornel West was some sort of weird "social conscious advisor" to the movie.
Tell Cornell we’re fine with that—as long as he is out in front in the streets.
... said the rich, spoiled, affirmative-action Ivy League Marxist...
It’s probably about time that Americans kicked some “entitlement” freeloader ass. We’ve carried them long enough. Time for them to get their asses out of the wagon and help push.
Some turds float!
Is somebody jealous? Poor kids eat at McDonalds and get fat because Moma is too busy having brother or sister # 6 by Daddy #4.
Oh,it’s that asshole again.
When the trouble starts,he’ll run away like a little girl.
So get those parents of the poor children off their obese behinds and get them out working. Then instill a work ethic, not an entitlement eithic, into those children.
Give that guy a Beer Summit!
I hope those followers of Cornhole West don’t take to the street in front of my house or they may find the meaning in that old Texas saying: Some people need to die.
“...they need a war against poverty to make it a major priority in the way which we have a priority...”
Well, la dee friggin’ da.
If memory serves correctly, we have been engaged in “the war on poverty” since LBJ was in office. Yet, we’re still fighting it. Asshats like Cornell West need to be...well, I can’t say what I’m thinking, but you understand my meaning.
We have spent “TRILLIONS” of dollars on this fictitious war, but instead of ridding ourselves of poverty, we have created 3 or 4 generations of welfare families, decimated the “black community”, and created an entire class of people that are dependent upon the DNC, liberal elites, and the monsterous beauracracy known as the US Gubmint.
Where the hell is my monthly check, section 8 housing, EBT card, WIC certificate, and free pound of cheese?! Damnit! I’m starving! /s
welfare is probably 100 x more spending than the military