Skip to comments.'Happy white peoples' Independence Day': How Left-wing celebrities belittled Fourth of July.
Posted on 07/05/2012 7:13:58 AM PDT by C19fan
Twitter was filled with patriotic declarations, pictures of fireworks and descriptions of highly-caloric barbeques on the Fourth of July. For a few celebrities, however, the day served only as a reminder of past injustices. Comedian Chris Rock, followed by actors Don Cheadle and Zach Braff, brought the unsaid racial tensions of the country to the front burner by reminding his followers that slavery continued for many years after the Declaration of Independence was signed.
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Every citizen of the United States is now a slave to the government.
Will Chris Rock please take the time to show us a majority black country - run by blacks - that’s free and democratic? We’re more than happy to tip our hats to those who do it better.
Please Chris - show us the place....
Whatever......in any event this “white people” is always going to celebrate it and if you don’t like it Chris then keep your bitter black a** away from me cuz I don’t want to listen to your incessant whining......punk.
What do expect from the minds of the brain washed commies. These are the same people that burn our flag and question our rights of freedaom. From a man who’s family were endentured slave in the coal minds.
Yep. And they also conveniently forget the alternative. Their ancestors wouldn't have been brought to America. They would have either been sold by Obama's ancestors into other slave markets or, more likely, simply been exterminated in tribal warfare.
Even boxing great Mohammad Ali understood that much when he returned from the famous "rumble in the jungle" (boxing match in Congo) back in the 1970's.
Reporters asked him what he thought about Africa, and the first words out of his mouth were "Thank God my great-great granddaddy boarded that slave ship!"
Chris Rock, Don Cheadle and Zach Braff should be mocking the Constitution, not the Declaration. They just show their own ignorance. Thanks C19fan.
by reminding his followers that slavery continued for many years after the Declaration of Independence was signed.
And yet, after slavery was abolished by the copious spilling of “evil” white man’s blood, these people chose to saty and continue to remain.
**ck the lot of ‘em. And anyone who agrees with the distoreted boolsheet.
They can go back to their African homelands and see how they like it.
Because every country in the world in 1776 was a perfect country with no slaves or other maltreated citizens or subjects, isn’t that right Rockhead? What all the very rich leftist idiots like Rock and Cheadle are ignorant of is the fact that that America started out as an idea as well as a tangible reality. Many of the first Americans and the Founding Fathers knew that slavery was evil and worked to eliminate it. Even a number of the FFs who had slaves knew it was evil and would be eradicated one day. And today ignoramuses like Rock etal live like kings thanks to the wisdom of the FFs. But they’re too stupid to realize it.
stupid typing fingie....
Have any if the major US networks or papers covered this story? I’m guessing no.
Two words, Chris, Crispus Attucks..........
I wonder how good their lives would be right now, if their ancestors had never been brought to the Americas?
In modern day America,
just WHO is living off of another “race’s” labor?
Rhetorical question, of course.
He should give away all this money he’s made in this evil white man’s system. Think he will or is he just all mouth?
You are aware Lincoln said, "I will say, then, that I am not, nor have ever been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races ... I am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race."
They all wouln’t know the real reason for the 3/5 clause it it walked up and slapped them upside the head.
Fredrick Douglas realized it.
If they had thrown out the 3/5 clause and recognized every slave as “whole apportionment” the south would have ran rampant over the House or Represenatives and Slavery would have been enshrined in an amendment and wiother the US would have fallen apart or Slavery and it’s expansion into the teritories would have been blessed.
It is directly BECAUSE of the 3/5 clause that so much american blood was shed to finally end the inhumanity to man that was the forced involuntary servitude known as slavery. Without it slavery may very well still be alive inthe western hemisphere....
NOT TRUE! Only those who actually PAY taxes are slaves. The rest are the slave owners. If you're too lazy to steal, and rely on the government to rob the hard working and send you a check (or an EBT card) then you're not one of the slaves, you're one of the parasites who waxes fat off the labor of others.
I should like to know if taking this old Declaration of Independence, which declares that all men are equal upon principle and making exceptions to it where will it stop. If one man says it does not mean a negro, why not another say it does not mean some other man? If that declaration is not the truth, let us get the Statute book, in which we find it and tear it out! Who is so bold as to do it! If it is not true let us tear it out! let us stick to it then, let us stand firmly by it then.
You may well be correct about that. I believe that his father's tribe speak the language that the Arab slave traders developed to communicate with their fellow participants in the slave trade. That strongly urges for your point.
Of course, no people need to apologize for their historic values. "Slavery," as a popular term for a system that employs labor for which no pay is provided, only subsistance on the lands of another, has existed in one form or another, at some time or another, virtually everywhere on earth. Before the substantial development of circulating currency systems, it was the rule, rather than the exception in early agricultural development. The idea that the descendants of those, once so employed, should hate those who maintained such systems, is not a key to better understanding between peoples and/or subsets of a particular population, but rather an obvious precipitant to social chaos.
But then, Egalitarianism, in virtually any of its manifestations, leads almost inevitably to The Greatest Mischief Ever Wrought.
Those who actually care about mutually beneficial race relations in America, as well as good will in general, would do well to heed the wisdom of Booker T. Washington, rather than the mean spirited "humor" of Chris Rock.
rock is pissed at white people because they are going to toss obama and his “peeps” out into the streets. 5 months crissy, better get your skinny black @ss in the big white house one more time, cauz the show is about over.
If we didn’t have a system of wealth transfer that made the “urban culture” possible,
it wouldn’t exist in 2 generations, 3 max.
The State has been minimizing Independence Day for several decades now. It resembles very little the holiday I remember as a child.
Conveys an unhealthy message from their perspective.
Getting all huffy and offended is counterproductive. It's exactly the reaction they are looking to get.
[ Lincoln who based his anti-slavery ideas on the Declaration of Independence
You are aware Lincoln said, “I will say, then, that I am not, nor have ever been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races ... I am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.” ]
You are aware that Fredrick Douglas once tried to get inn the white house and when being turned away and almost thrown out it was Lincoln who said “That man is a firend of mine, let him stay” and they both talked for a while and that Fredrick Douglas considered Lincoln a friend and vice versa right?
You are aware that Lincoln’s view reflected the culture of white american at the time. And that a majority of the abolishionists shared that view as well. And that several generations later that view faded away to be replaced with the more correct view as more and more people (especially in the north) viewed blacks as equals in ability and spiritually.
You are aware that you are comparing the past using the “lens of the present” which has 20/20 hindisght.
This needs to shouted to the Heavens. It's not racist at all to point out this very obvious contradiction in black history. They all complain about a hundred plus years of "oppression," yet the oppression they experienced in the US is NOTHING compared to what they would've been subjected if they'd stayed in Africa. Hell, an overwhelming majority of blacks in the US today would likely not exist if not for slave owners impregnating the black women they owned. Why do you think there are so many black Jeffersons, Jacksons, etc.?
Listen, I'm not trying to play down the brutality of some slave owners or the living conditions, but compared to what they would've lived through in sub-Saharan Africa, America was the Ritz!
Thank you for posting both links.
I have no problem with a black person being in the White House - I have a problem with an idiot socialist being in the White House.
Liberals frequently denigrate the Founding Fathers. They talk about slavery existing and the Founding Fathers allowing for it to continue.
They talk about the 3/5 of a man calculation.
They talk about how the Founding Fathers literally meant that all men, and not women, were created equal.
They talk about how the Founding Fathers enabled settlers to move west and attack/disposess native American Indian tribes, who allegedly lived in peace and harmony with the environment.
And I’ve even heard some radical types talk about how the Founding Fathers didn’t provide for homosexual rights and homosexual marriage.
Because of complaints such as these, because of the fact that the Founding Fathers of the 18th century did not have a liberal 21st century world view, these men are worthless to the liberals of today. Sad but true. The worldview of these liberals is that nothing worthwhile came out of the founding of the United States, because of complaints about slavery, women’s rights, gay rights, and other issues.
Next up — complaints that the Founding Fathers didn’t do enough to fight global warming.
“On this day, July 5th 2012, I vow to never watch, or participate in, anything Chris Rock is involve with...AMERICAN sponsors take note! “
On this day, July 5th 2012, I vow to never watch, or participate in, anything Chris Rock is involved with...AMERICAN sponsors take note!
PASS IT ON!!!
I bet we can do something with this... Let’s make it happen.
too bad, I was looking forward to taking the kids to see Madagascar 3. not now though
reminder of past injustices
A reminder of past injustices my ass.
What does Chris Rock know about past injustices. This POS is a friggin millionaire from making fun of his own people.
He uses the N-word like a punch line in a cheap black joke.
He IS a cheap black joke.
*&%$ him and the horse he rode in on.
Your post reminds me of how we have seen Christmas devalued and marginalized, to the point of which we’re not supposed to utter the word “Christmas”.
I attended a business meeting on Monday, at which the group leader said there was a holiday this week. And she asked if anyone had any major plans for “Wednesday”. And then she repeated that we should enjoy the holiday.
This person could not bring herself to utter the words “Fourth of July”, or “Independence Day”.
She happens to be young, a “30 something” woman, if that makes any difference.
But that event makes me think that some people are conditioned to think of all holidays as some sort of generic day off, and we’re not supposed to even say the name of particular holidays anymore. And that’s very sad in my opinion.
" I, as well as Judge Douglas, am in favor of the race to which I belong having the superior position. I have never said anything to the contrary, but I hold that, notwithstanding all this, there is no reason in the world why the negro is not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence-the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I hold that he is as much entitled to these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas he is not my equal in many respects-certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowment. But in the right to eat the bread, without the leave of anybody else, which his own hand earns, he is my equal and the equal of Judge Douglas, and the equal of every living man."
IOW, Lincoln was by our standards a racist. However, he was a racist more than willing to give the black man the basic rights of liberty. And he specifically based these opinions on the Declaration of Independence, which is what the article said.
Racism, like most things, runs on a spectrum from slight to extreme. By our standards Lincoln was probably in the middle at the time he gave this speech, with his opponents over on the extreme end. There is good evidence he moved towards the slight end during the war.
George Washington offered freedom to his slaves due to their numbers growing to large and they wouldn’t leave. When he died his wife gave them all their freedom and they stayed for decades working his plantation.
The first slaves were brought here by a Black man.
Pray for America
But one point that should be made directly is this. Neither Thomas Jefferson, nor those other signers of the Declaration Of Independence, believed that all people were equal; or that Government had a role in trying to equalize their circumstances (i.e., they did not embrace Socialism in any of its inane manifestations). That is not what was meant or intended by the recital of self-evident concepts in the preamble of the Declaration.
They were simply refuting the notion that the King had a divine mandate to rule them. That was the function of the language that the foolish & malicious endlessly cite, completely out of context. Pretending that everyone is equal is to fall into a fantasy world, where no real progress is ever possible.
For an idea look at all the totally cool, free, democratic and prosperous African countries that exist in the world and SEE how well they'd be doing... They don't exist.
Majority black cities run by corrupt black democrats tell us how they would have created 'culture' here if they had been in the majority. Detroit's a example... South Side of Chicago - Philadelphia... name one American city run by blacks with a majority black population that isn't a crime ridden cesspool.
Chris Rock thinks every place black culture's entrenched we;d find happy communities, safe streets, flourishing young businesses, and safe successful schools... He's wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
Rock needs to open his eyes and start dealing with the truth...
You might also check out my reply, just above (#42).
I’ll take it further, the Left hate Christ and His Laws,
and that is why they oppose “traditional values” and seek their removal from our society.
“...that slavery continued for many years after the Declaration of Independence was signed.”
And, moronic celebrities continue to pontificate more than 200 years after the signing of the Declaration.
It's simple. Muslims were the slave traders. They knew Muslim buyers preferred black eunuchs as slaves so they sold them what they wanted. Nine out of ten of your possible ancestral Homies never survived the castration operations - but the slave traders didn't worry. There were plenty more blacks available where they came from and they were used to the agonized screams of infidels so that didn't bother them. Besides, it kept the prices up to have fewer available. The ones that did survive went on to be eunuch slaves for Muslims but never reproduced.
Go ahead, Chris. Search around. Look high and low for your Middle Eastern ancestral Homies. There aren't any.
You are a moron - and so are your ignoramus buddies. You ought to be thanking God every day for being in the United States. Instead, you curse the land which gives you a chance at Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
A pox on you and your stupid, ungrateful, and morally bankrupt friends!
Hey, Chris, you’re a slave now too, just like the rest of us.
Differnece is that you’re too damn stupid to even realize it.
Enjoy your chains, bud, you deserve ‘em more than I do.