Skip to comments.The 'Uncle Tom' Card Is Dead
Posted on 05/02/2018 2:30:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
Here is a short list of prominent conservatives and independent thinkers who've been accused by their critics of being an "Uncle Tom" or some other vitriolic variation on the overplayed left-wing theme of being a traitor to their race or gender ("Aunt Tomasina," "Uncle Juan," "Aunt Jemima," "Uncle Wong," etc.):
--White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
--U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley.
--HUD Secretary Ben Carson.
--Rapper Kanye West.
--Lt. Col. Allen West.
--Former Louisiana GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal.
--Attorney Miguel Estrada.
--Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
--Judge Janice Rogers Brown.
--Author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza.
--Author and CRTV host Deneen Borelli.
--ACT for America founder and author Brigitte Gabriel.
--Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.
--Former GOP vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
--Attorney and author Ann Coulter.
--Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke.
--Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.
--Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
--Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
--Economist Thomas Sowell.
--Economist Walter Williams.
--Scholar Glenn Loury.
--Turning Point USA activist Candace Owens.
--Conservative radio talk show host Larry Elder.
--Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson.
--Author Erik Rush.
--Actress Stacey Dash.
--Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain.
-Former University of California regent and businessman Ward Connerly.
--Former ambassador and GOP presidential candidate Alan Keyes.
--Conservative activist Niger Innis.
--Tea party organizer Lloyd Marcus.
--Author and columnist Star Parker.
--Author Shelby Steele.
--Social media stars Diamond and Silk.
--ESPN's Sage Steele.
--Radio host Charlamagne tha God.
Surveying this short list, you'll notice that all of us public enemies of the progressive diversity-mongers possess an incredibly diverse array of life and work experiences.
We are black, white, brown, native-born citizens, immigrants and naturalized Americans.
We are Republican, libertarian, moderate, hard-right and unaffiliated.
We are politicians, diplomats, academicians, writers, economists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, lawyers, doctors and pastors.
Like I said, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Pretty much any "person of color" who doesn't adhere militantly to Democrat Party orthodoxy has or will face the barbed charge of self-loathing or tribe betrayal.
And legions of women, famous and obscure, wealthy and poor, have been labeled "female impersonators" or "Stepford Wives" for embracing everything from unborn life to gun ownership, high border walls, low taxes and local control.
According to the self-appointed arbiters of color-coded and chromosomal fealty, if you marry outside your race, you're a traitor. If you adopt your husband's name, you're a traitor. If you're happy with stay-at-home motherhood, you're a traitor. If you straighten your hair, or culturally appropriate some other culture's hair, or bleach your hair the wrong color, you're a traitor.
Lord, what dreary killjoys these p.c. police be.
I catalogued my favorite malicious mutations of the Uncle Tom card for years on my blog, from "white man's puppet" to "Tokyo Rose" to "Manila whore," "Subic Bay bar girl," banana, coconut and Oreo. Instead of dissuading me from espousing heretical opinions, these insults spurred me on. Now, the increasing exposure and public ubiquity of unapologetic and unorthodox women and minorities seems to have triggered the collectivists' bile production at the highest levels.
Most recently, the White House Correspondents' Association gave "comedian" Michelle Wolf a lofty platform upon which to denigrate Sarah Sanders' womanhood by sniping:
"I'm never really sure what to call Sarah Huckabee Sanders, you know? Is it Sarah Sanders, is it Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is it Cousin Huckabee, is it Auntie Huckabee Sanders? What's Uncle Tom, but for white women who disappoint other white women? Oh, I know. Aunt Coulter."
Ultimately, the problem with the whinnying Wolf's schtick isn't that it's mean and divisive. It's that it's boring, unfunny and ineffectual. When everyone qualifies as an "Uncle Tom" in the eyes of the left's raging resistance, there will be no one left to pretend to laugh at their anemic jokes.
The ridiculous in this is that Planned Parenthood would never allow the unborn-child support for women act. This is all about protecting pimp Clintons from “bimbo erruption” - as if it was only about sex and not a child’s life and support to a woman.
When Wolf makes light of abortion, I do not want Hillary tell me about women and their “difficult decisions”, especially when being abandoned while pregnant it seems all the decision has already been made for them
It sort of works the other way, too. When you’ve been called a “radical feminist,” “pussyhatter,” various invective based on female dogs, “womb whore,” etc., by “the right” (FR sample), you don’t think, “Uh-oh, I’d better change to fit their vision!” You just think a lot of people on the Internet are obnoxious and stupid.
"A vote for me is a vote for a Fully-Fornicating Society. I'll order non-stop govt
aggression over the unborn.I will end the punishment of an unwanted birth."
Hillary knows the genital-sniffing Planned Parenthood abortion worshippers who populate the Dem party are crazy over the Clintons. Bill and Hillary are the living breathing embodiment of The Fully-Fornicating Society w/ none of the evidence of sexual activity.....the "nuisance" of an actual child being born. Hillary and Bill successfully exploited Bill's ability to have sex w/ younger women. Bill gives sex-obsessed lefties a vicarious thrill....visions of the married, gray-haired Clinton getting a young WH intern to crawl under his desk to give him a BJ is better than Viagra.
And remember when the "kind-hearted and compassionate" Clintons (Bill was then-President) assured us that abortion would be "safe, legal and rare?"
The kindly compassionate Clintons "forgot" to mention that they themselves opened the gates so that so that Planned Parenthood could traffic (and profit) in baby body parts.
(EXCERPT--WND.COM). Then-Pres Clinton is credited w/ opening up the market in fetal body parts. Since Clinton signed the National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993, fetal-tissue research has expanded into a federally subsidized multi-million dollar industry of selling human spare parts salvaged from abortions.
For example, the NIH budgeted $21 million in fiscal year 1999 for grants and awards for fetal tissue research. At the University of Washington, the NIH subsidizes the central laboratory for human embryology.
According to a lab notice obtained by WorldNetDaily, it can supply tissue from normal or abnormal embryos and fetuses of desired gestational ages between 40 days to term. Specimens are obtained within minutes of passage, and tissues are aseptically identified, staged, and immediately processed according to the requirements of individual investigators. The notice is signed by Alan G. Fantel of the department of pediatrics.
At the time, two organizations that profited from this growth industry were (the now defunct) Opening Lines, a business formerly located in West Frankfort, Illinois...... and Anatomic Gift Foundation, headquartered in Laurel, Maryland.
Opening Lines gives credit to President Clinton for opening up the lucrative business in fetal tissue trade.
According to Opening Lines, on January 22, 1993, Clinton lifted the moratorium on federal funding. This action created a great demand for fetal tissue and has made possible the development of treatments for individuals afflicted with serious diseases and disorders, says the sales brochure.
Both companies served as wholesalers for the marketing of baby body parts to researchers, drug companies, hospitals and universities. These groups harvest the baby parts from abortion clinics and ship them to their customers.
Opening Lines provides fetal tissue researchers with a fee for service schedule, which gives prices for each body part. For example, Opening Lines charged:
<><> $150 for a spinal column; <><> $400 for an intact embryonic cadaver;
<><>$75 for 8-week-old baby's eyeballs (40% discount for a single eye);
<><>$150 for two arms or legs; and, <><> $100 for the skin of a 12-week-old baby.
The odd thing about that epithet is that Uncle Tom, when faced with a choice of morality or immorality was defiant in favor of the former to the very death.
The sort of people who use “Uncle Tom” as an epithet don’t believe in morality.
I stopped watching or listening to “comedy” during the last Bush administration. Not only was it all political, but it wasn’t funny. Instead of laughing, the audience would applaud. That means the audience agreed with what was said, but that it wasn’t funny. All of TV and even some of the movies drifted into a Left-leaning, unfunny sort of anti-entertainment. I no longer even own a TV. Sitting in a doctor’s office listening to CNN is pure torture.
What’s Uncle Tom for white women who disappoint white women ... (the Freeper version):
2) Liberal Daughter
3) Hillary Clinton
4) Nancy Pelosi
5) “Tells-Jokes Frizzy-Hair Small-T#T$” Daughter (Michelle Wolf’s description of herself, in case anyone missed that)
Anyone got another?
1 in 4 chance of ever making it out of the womb alive.
Wait a sec.. that happens here?
“listening to CNN is pure torture.”
You’re lucky. I’ve been taking my wife to the doctors frequently for the past 6 months. The View. Everytime.
Political correctness is alive and well on this forum.
Suggest that Ted Cruz is a good senator, and should be re-elected. See what happens.
Suggest that Jonathan Pollard was a traitor and a disgusting excuse for a human being. See what happens.
Suggest that Social Security is a scam and a fraud and should be ended. See what happens.
The list goes on.
I’m convinced that “groupthink” is the normal mental state for most people.
The Fraud Uncle Tommed them all.
‘Im convinced that groupthink is the normal mental state for most people.’
organized religions have been proving that for tens of centuries,,,
Well, I'm not generally in favor of guilt by association, but come on, his father did kill Kennedy.
You say that like it’s a bad thing.
Which is why he is now viewed as a race traitor. He had values that transcended his skin color.
What NorthMountain said!
I also think Ted Cruz is a decent Senator, but my family still laughs at the thought of him as the Zodiac Killer *and* the former frontman of Stryper. (I hope Sen. Cruz laughs, too: it is good for one’s digestion.)
As a thought experiment regarding FR Thought, look at the picture of Sarah Sanders at the top of this thread, and imagine what would be said by the FR population about her appearance, intelligence, and morals if she got up tomorrow and said, “What was I thinking? I just can’t work for this administration any more!”
Could there be anything more insulting than being told that because you have more melanin in your skin or that because youre female you are required to think a certain way?
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