Skip to comments.Is Cliven Bundy a "Racist"? Where’s the PROOF?
Posted on 04/25/2014 4:29:06 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
Media leftists falsely attack rancher Cliven Bundy as a racist.
Is Cliven Bundy a Racist? Wheres the PROOF?
The New American
25 April 2014
Here we go again. You had to know it was coming. When the Left wants to distract America from the central point of a burning issue, they find (or manufacture) a gotcha moment and yell RACISM!
So it is no surprise that embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose struggle against the federal governments overreach has won widespread sympathy, has ended up as the latest victim of race card politics.
But haven't you heard the TERRIBLE RACIST comments he made? the critics scream. Its on video, in his own words; Cliven Bundy SUPORTS SLAVERY!
Actually, yes, weve watched the video comments that have caused such a raging firestorm amongst the progressive mainstream-media commentariat, and that also have caused panic and consternation amongst Republicans, conservatives, and libertarians who have supported Cliven Bundy.
Many of these erstwhile supporters have been caught off-guard and frightened into denouncing Bundy as a racist and his remarks as vicious and reprehensible.
But it might be helpful to take a calm look at what he actually said and see if it really should be engendering so much angst and furor amongst the political and chattering classes. In the video below, from which the New York Times selected its excerpts to stir up the racism charge, Cliven Bundy makes some statements that are sympathetic to Blacks and Mexicans. He states:
I was in the Watts riots. I seen the beginning fire and I seen the last fire. What I seen was civil disturbance, people were not happy. People thinking they dont have freedom, didnt have these things and they didnt have them. Weve progressed quite a bit from that day until now, and we sure dont want to go back. We sure dont want these colored people to go back to that point. We sure dont want the Mexican people to go back to that point. And we can make a difference right now by taking care of some of these bureaucracies and do it in a peaceful way....
Much of what Mr. Bundy is saying closely parallels what even many black leaders, authors and intellectuals such as Prof. Walter Williams, Rev. C.L. Bryant, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Bill Cosby, Alveda King, Star Parker, and Alan Keyes have been saying. But Cliven Bundys sin is that he is an elderly white man who is unschooled in traversing the minefield of political correctness and he was careless in failing to make important distinctions and clarifications. He sinned by being born when he was born, and failing to keep up with the constantly changing terminology for ethnic designations. He still uses the terms Negro, colored people, and Mexican, instead of black/ African American or Hispanic/Latino but then, race activists still argue amongst themselves concerning the proper ethnic label to apply to their lineage and group identity.
Leave it to the MSM to turn an issue around. Who cares if he is racist? Why does the MSM never ask a black person if they are racist? America is really beginning to suck.
I didn’t hear one racist thing in his words. It’s a view at what was and what is. It’s called REALITY.
Cliven was winning the PR battle. Whether he is racist or not is not important. What was not smart is to throw race into the conversation. It was totally unnecessary.
by August when all hell breaks loose in the economy and international chaos,it will all be forgotten.Kinda like what Sparky said about Benghazi two months after,,,hey,this happened a long time ago, next question please!
<signed> Obama's New America
[Get out of our way -- go die! And leave all your money on the dining room table!]
OK, for the MSM next round, it will be Clive Bundy is a homophobe.
don’t at least 100 Million Americans know what Reid said about Barry?and when Barry referred to all white people as “Typical White Honkies”?
Oh that’s easy. The ‘proof’ is all the liberals and GOP plants running around right wing websites saying so. Surely you have seen it? I mean there are plenty here on the Bundy threads.
Ask them why they are siding with Reid and the MSM. It’s fun to watch the Olympic caliber gymnastics routine they do denying it.
They say it so it must be true. I guess that left wing accepted ‘truth’ is good enough for those self proclaimed conservatives. Well, that or they are frauds lying about their real beliefs.
I must’ve missed the memo where being a racist is a criminal offense.
Not that I believe the charge anyway, but you get what I’m saying.
Cliven was winning the PR battle.
He sure was. It is one thing for him to run his mouth ONCE....however, he won’t shut up. I could care less what happens to him now. He had so many supporters. Well no longer. He is a very stupid man.....racist? Maybe not. Stupid...100 percent.
They threw race in because Bundy was winning the PR battle with We the People. Harry Reid is one vindictive sob and is bound and determined to see Cliven’s ranch to the ChiComs and line his pockets.
They demonized Bundy just liked they did Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, Reagan - etc. All GOOD, all TRUTH - none must stand, lest the emperor be seen for what he is — a shallow little thin-skinned man masquerading as a president - and the Totalitarians be exposed for all to see.
Oh, and Bundy broke yet another law - he did not shim-sham around with PCO terms, he just told it like it is. Boy, they really cannot stand that.
“They came for Cliven Bundy, but I did nothing....”
People should simply ignore the charge or better simply explain to the accuser in clear language the left uses often...
“Shut up. I could care less what you say”.
Simple and effective. Minimize the accuser and or mock them publicly each and every time the word is uttered. They will stop quick.
MSM coming to the aid of Reid!
“now just exactly did you see that fly turd in the pepper?”
Oh thats easy. The proof is all the liberals and GOP plants running around right wing websites saying so.
I think the proof is on the videos and press conferences the guy is having. I hope you aren’t supporting this idiot now. Lord, conservatives are lowering themselves daily by the creeps they are supporting. If you don’t think he said anything wrong, then you are morally bankrupt.
In a liberal’s mind, a thing does not have to be true to be believable . . . it only has to sound like it “could” be true.
Obviously, there’s not one human being alive who doesn’t have the kernel of hatred that is racism deep within his heart.
This day and age most people are blinded by the spectre of political correctness.
But those are the exact reasons why republicans and leaners must be extra careful in speaking words. Why give the liberals an opening? We all already know how MSM loves to attack conservatives.
Bundy’s been Zimmerized
Bundy is certainly naive about the MSM but racist? To contend that black Americans might be better off as slaves than living in the “hood” isn’t racist, its a sad commentary on contemporary society. He didn’t propose that they be enslaved at all. He just commented on their dire straits as “slaves” of the progressive machine and subject to the whims of the gang bangers.
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