The Obama administration would have you believe trimming federal fat will cause a calamity. Here’s a suggestion — stop giving federal money to Samuel Betances.
Betances is the top-shelf race hustler who receives your hard-earned tax dollars to go inside federal agencies in Washington, D.C., and teach government workers that America is a racist country. Judicial Watch obtained records of one of his looney talks at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It contained a creepy call and response that would have made the Symbionese Liberation Army proud.
“I want you to say: ‘If we work for a federal agency.’ Say that. (Audience repeats.) ‘We have discriminated in the past.’ (Audience repeats.) Say: ‘Every federal agency’ (audience repeats) ‘has discriminated against African Americans’ (audience repeats), ‘Hispanics’ (audience repeats), ‘Native American Indians’ (audience repeats) ‘and other groups’ (audience repeats),” Betances preaches.
Kathleen Parker has the full sordid inventory at the Washington Post.
Here’s a bet — one year from today, Betances will still be on the government dole. He will still be earning hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to provide “diversity training” to federal employees. Never mind that this training is rancid, wrong, divisive, foul, and creepy, he will still be earning your money to teach it.
How is this possible? One reason is the racialist left is louder than common-sense Americans tired of racial division. The bureaucratic inertia cannot be overcome inside places like the USDA, DOJ, and Department of Everything Else in Washington. See, diversity training is a priority inside the government, across all administrations. And the only people selling the training, and all those buying the training inside the civil rights offices at each agency, probably see nothing wrong with Betances’ curriculum.
Doubt it? Then get involved yourself and pick up your phone. Call any federal agency’s civil rights office and talk to your civil servants about this story. You’ll hear excuses why they can’t talk on the phone to you. You’ll hear descriptions of their own program and how it works. You’ll hear sweet nothings of emptiness.
One thing you will not hear is a single one of these people condemn the spew coming out of Betances’ mouth — because they believe it.
Betances is a small example of a widespread agenda. It is a poisonous agenda that burns through millions of your tax dollars in training programs to ensure that the federal workforce is, at worst, exposed to Betances’ poison, and, at best, come to believe in it.
And it matters, because the more racial hostility and division that lurk in the minds of your federal employees, the more policies skew toward the aims of the racialists. They move the narrative on your dime.
About that sequester? Any chance we can increase civility in the dialog and give Dr. Betances’ his walking papers? Don’t bet on it.
The comments on the PJM article tell the real story:
I am offended that the ignorant racist is being paid a 6 digit salary with my tax dollars….Whats wrong with the people attending? They should get up and walk out!! He cannot even speak English…yet he is a professor? Talk about lowering our standards….how about no standards at all. We are indoctrinating Americans into serfdom.
The price of getting up and walking out would at minimum be significant discipline and some bosses might dismiss you. Being incompetent is OK, a good thing even, in the federal government, but being politically incorrect is a firing offense.
Make no mistake. This is totalitarianism.
In general, white people don’t give much thought to matters of race, except when somebody else is browbeating them about it. We have other uses for our time and energy.
Some of the white participants in these totalitarian reeducation sessions will drink the kool-aid and start believing that they must be racists after all, and that other white people must be racists too. But most of them will inwardly conclude that this is all hogwash. In Orwellian fashion, they have been required to slander and humiliate themselves in public, under pain of losing their jobs. They will resent being abused, but they will be forbidden to say anything to anyone about it.
Constant race-baiting WILL breed a great deal of pent-up anger, disgust, and revulsion. Yes, we resent anti-white racism that we did nothing to deserve. We resent the unchecked power of politicized minority groups who have, for all intents and purposes, hijacked our political system and used it to expropriate that which is not rightfully theirs. We resent the irretrievable political, economic, social, and spiritual ruin of our country under what amounts to a hard-left Chicago ghetto thug political machine writ large.
I decline to predict what will eventually happen, except to say that it cannot end well.
Democrat Assemblyman Dov Hikind beclowns himself and becomes a lightning rod for race-baiters:
New York (CNN) — A New York state lawmaker said Monday he’s sorry if he offended anyone by dressing in blackface for a Purim party, but a colleague says his apology doesn’t go far enough.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind wore an Afro wig, an orange jersey and had his face painted brown by a professional makeup artist for a weekend party celebrating the Jewish holiday at his home. He told The New York Times that he was supposed to be “a black basketball player.”
Hey, if you want to dress up as a basketball player, choose THIS one. He’s also quite a philanthropist. Yes, really. We won’t mind. Whatever color you are, we suggest you emulate him in any way you can, and we will consider it an honor to our people if you do.
The Brooklyn Democrat initially tried to dismiss complaints about his costume as “political correctness to the absurd,” but reversed himself by Monday afternoon in the face of mounting criticism.
“Anyone who was offended, I am sorry that they were offended,” Hikind told reporters at a news conference. “That was not the intention, and that is really all I can say. I just have to reiterate it was Purim. Purim is when people get dressed up.”
But Hikind’s fellow Brooklyn Democrat, Assemblyman Karim Camara, said the costume was “callous and repugnant.”
“I don’t think what he has said so far is sufficient,” Camara told CNN. “It is a beginning, but we need to have a dialogue with him.” He said the use of blackface “brings back the memories of African-Americans being reduced to buffoonery just to gain access to the entertainment industry.”
And Kenneth Jacobson, deputy national director of the Anti-Defamation League, told CNN that Hikind “didn’t take into account the history and context of what this is all about.”
“That is the most disturbing part — what he failed to think,” Jacobson said.
Earlier this month, Hikind criticized another public figure for a questionable outfit. During New York Fashion Week, designer John Galliano was photographed in a dress that Hikind said made Galliano look like “one of the Hasidic people I represent.” Galliano was convicted of making anti-Semitic comments in a Paris cafe in 2011, a crime under French law.
“There are many Hasidic groups. Not all of them dress in an identical fashion, but there was no doubt in my mind when I looked at the entire picture of what Galliano was wearing that he looked like one of the Hasidic people that I represent,” Hikind had told CNN. “In light of his past, it was shocking.”
Jacobson said that given those comments, Hikind should have been more aware of how his costume would be perceived.
“Part about standing up for one group is to be more sensitive about other groups, especially as a public official,” he said.
Anatomy of a shakedown
Take a look at the comments on that CNN article. You’ll see many commenters who are (or claim to be) black and who also are (or claim to be) genuinely and grievously offended.
Sorry, but I’m not buyin’ it – at least not the part about their being genuinely offended. I call them what they are: black bigots who spend their lives looking for excuses to take offense and to retaliate by “hassling Whitey.” If they play it right and weave in plenty of guilt-tripping, along with veiled threats of lawsuits, ruinous publicity, and physical violence, their payoff includes jobs, money, authority, and deference that they haven’t earned, plus endless ego-tripping and amusement at the expense of “Whitey.”
These bullies think that this can go on forever, and that they can’t lose. Well, they should have learned some arithmetic. Blackmail comes to an end when the victim has nothing more to give up. Again, I decline to predict what will happen at that time.
We let our own government squander our money on toxic race-baiting
Our forefathers are turning in their graves in disgust at the present-day American citizenry that resembles certain characters from The Wizard of Oz: No brain, no heart, no courage…and the man behind the curtain is more of a fraud than ever.