The Heat Is On!
Dudes and dudettes….as many of you know by now, Cliven Bundy is in the news big time once again. He’s in some real hot water with this brouhaha that’s surrounding him. The race-card is being used against Bundy via words he had to say at a daily gathering. Now he’s under attack the likes of which we can all expect from the left, as well as some on the right.
See if what he had to say offends you via this report:
Footage of rancher Cliven Bundy surfaced Thursday showing that the 67-year-old rancher did indeed make controversial statements about “the Negro” and whether blacks might be “better off as slaves, picking cotton.”
“I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro,” Bundy can be heard saying in the video, “and in front of that government house the door was usually open and the older people and the kids — and there is always at least a half a dozen people sitting on the porch — they didn’t have nothing to do. They didn’t have nothing for their kids to do. They didn’t have nothing for their young girls to do.”
“And because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?” he asked. “They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I’ve often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn’t get no more freedom. They got less freedom.”
Bundy’s comments, which were first reported by the New York Times, were made during a daily news conference that “drew one reporter and one photographer” and which the rancher discussed the larger issue of people becoming overdependent on government assistance.
This video was recorded April 19th:
Now, if you listened to the the video above…you tell me if you think he meant anything close to harm or not? Sounds to me like he was doing his best to tell the truth when it comes to what big brother has done over the years when it comes to subsidies etc. He also speaks of the Mexicans too. Personally, I don’t think he meant anything disparaging towards any race…what do you think?
Here’s an article you should read in full regarding this subject:
This is an exert from the above piece when it comes to two of our congress-critters:
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., however, has distanced himself, saying through a spokeswoman that he “completely disagrees with Mr. Bundy’s appalling and racist statements, and condemns them in the most strenuous way.”
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who had suggested Bundy had some valid concerns, said: “His remarks are race are offensive and I wholeheartedly disagree with him.”
Now, here’s Cliven’s response to this just today via this report:
“That’s exactly what I said. I said I’m wondering if they’re better off under government subsidy, and their young women are having the abortions and their young men are in jail, and their older women and their children are standing, sitting out on the cement porch without nothing to do, you know, I’m wondering: Are they happier now under this government subsidy system than they were when they were slaves, and they was able to have their family structure together, and the chickens and garden, and the people had something to do? And so, in my mind I’m wondering, are they better off being slaves, in that sense, or better off being slaves to the United States government, in the sense of the subsidies. I’m wondering. That’s what. And the statement was right. I am wondering.”
Now folks, take seven minutes to listen to the detailed interview with Bundy, he speaks volumes from the bottom of his heart regarding racism, government slavery and why this topic came up in the first place. – H/T jigg:
The left’s job is to attack and destroy a person, the NYSlimes seems to have done a pretty good job of that today. Are you offended…or not? Do you think this is just making a mountain out of a molehill and this too will pass?
This news made ‘Dirty Harry’s‘ day…you can bet he couldn’t be any happier! – What say you?
Throw in your two-cents…Fire Away – Inquiring Minds Want to Know!