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JOE BIDEN IS CALLED UPON TO APOLOGIZE “TO EVERY BLACK PERSON HE MEETS”

Trump and Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television and the RLJ Companies, joined the chorus of African-American voices condemning Democrat Joe Biden for his blatant public expression of the Democrats’ view that they “own” the black vote as surely as they owned black people on their plantations.

Biden, already under siege for his and his family’s international corruption PLUS sexual assault allegations, said “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” He stated this on The Breakfast Club radio show.

Biden racistNote also that Biden condescendingly used the word “ain’t” the way so many Democrats do when talking to voters of color, as if it will endear them to those voters. Joe Biden’s career has been marked by draconian legal measures against African-Americans, sometimes in conjunction with the disgraced Hillary Clinton, who called African-American males “super-predators.”   

Robert Johnson weighed in on social media by saying “VP Biden’s statement today represents the arrogant and out-of-touch attitude of a paternalistic white candidate who has the audacity to tell Black people, the descendants of slaves that they are not Black unless they vote for him. This proves unequivocally that the Democratic nominee believes that Black people owe him their vote without question; even though we as Black people know it is exactly the opposite. He should spend the rest of his campaign apologizing to every Black person he meets.”

Trump black supporters even moreTo help clarify all this for overseas readers and put such sentiments in their historical context: 

 In the final third of the 20th Century the speakers and money people of the Democrat Party began developing a very proprietary, some would say condescending, attitude toward African-Americans. The 1960s generation of American Democrats in particular had often treated the lives and history of African-Americans as a kind of hobby.

Black Voices for Trump picThese patronizing dilettantes originally demonstrated a protective, or at least supportive, attitude toward African-Americans, who in turn rewarded the Democrat Party’s candidates with almost unanimous support.

However, as the decades wore on and African-Americans had greater opportunities open up to them many of them began making up their own minds about what political attitudes they would embrace and what political candidates they would support. This did not sit well with the white Democrat power brokers.

Black Voices for Trump againA large portion of the Democrats’ power structure rested on the myth that all African-Americans were still Democrats. The mere existence of increasing numbers of African-Americans choosing their own political affiliation was a massive threat to the Democrats’ decades-old propaganda advantages: their false claim that they and they alone represented the wishes of all minority groups and their incessant accusations of racism aimed at all dissenting voices.

The whitebread Democrat leadership and the African-American demagogues (think Al Sharpton) they used as alleged spokespeople for “all African-Americans” began a campaign of harassment against any African-Americans who declared their political independence from the oppression and condescension of the Democrat Party. Continue reading

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SATANIC PANIC 2: ANTI-TRUMP HYSTERIA

mascot new look donkey and elephant headsBalladeer’s Blog previously examined the thoroughly bizarre suspicions regarding two terrible U.S. Presidents – Barack Obama and George W Bush. Yes, I always made it clear that I despised them both but I also did blog posts about the ridiculously overstated accusations made against them. Examples include Obama supposedly being “a Muslim sleeper agent” and George W Bush supposedly having a hand in the death of John F Kennedy Jr.

When it comes to de facto Third Party President Donald Trump, his gibbering detractors have set the record for behaving like slobbering psychopaths who will make contradictory accusations against him on a daily basis. Even more pathetically, anti-Trump loons suffer from so much impotent outrage that they even encourage and enact violence against Trump supporters

Obama kids in cagesTrump and his supporters are often called Nazis by cowardly hypocrites who would wet their pants in terror if they ever encountered REAL Nazis. The nauseating anti-Trumpers even pretended to care about “kids in cages” until they learned that Obama and Bush pursued that policy before Trump came along.

Donald Trump never called racist till running against DemocratsEven the pro-Obama clowns at Snopes admit Obama incredibly erred by turning over illegal immigrant children to CHILD TRAFFICKERS! Links below.

I’ve always made it clear that I’m not saying ALL people who oppose President Trump are hate-filled, frothing-at-the-mouth fascists.  There ARE people who are capable of simply stating why they can’t stand the Donald and disagree with his policies. You know … like adults.

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POLEIS (CITIES): ANCIENT GREEK COMEDY

Balladeer’s Blog resumes its examination of ancient Greek comedies. 

classical greecePOLEIS – In this post I’m looking at Poleis (Cities), written by Eupolis, one of the Big Three of Ancient Greek Comedy along with Aristophanes and Cratinus. This satirical comedy is dated from approximately 422 B.C. to 419 B.C.  Like so many other such comedies it has survived only in fragmentary form.

The title refers to the all-important Chorus in ancient Greek comedies. In this case the chorus consisted of actors costumed to represent some of the city-states which were under the influence of Athens at the time.

masc chair and bottleAs for how people can be “costumed” as cities, picture how it would be done with American cities. The chorus member representing New York might be depicted as the Statue of Liberty, Saint Louis as the Arch, Pittsburgh as a steel worker, Los Angeles as a brain-dead movie star and so on.

Part of the political satire dealt with the love-hate relationship that many subject- states had with Athens. Being the combination Paris/ Tokyo/ New York City of its time, Athens had a lot to offer its allied polities, but a certain air of tension always existed because of what some of those locations felt were Athens’ high-handed ways of dealing with them.

Eupolis depicted the personified subject-states/ allied states as workers with a not altogether beloved “boss,” Athens. Continue reading

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THE CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT (1977) BY ROBERT LUDLUM: BOOK REVIEW

Chancellor ManuscriptTHE CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT (1977) – With the latest revelations about blatant abuses by the FBI and other politicized agencies here’s Robert Ludlum’s novel about the dangers of such abuses by both the left and the right. There are Deep State operatives and an ugly “we know best” mentality like in today’s headlines. (Think of fascist garbage like the CIA’s John Brennan.) 

TIME PERIOD: From shortly before J Edgar Hoover’s death in 1972 up to early 1973. The novel’s “what if” premise depicts the 77 year old FBI Director’s death as a planned assassination to prevent the Nixon White House from getting ahold of Hoover’s legendary files. (That’s NOT a spoiler – all that is made clear in the novel’s opening pages.)

Those files contain so much “raw meat” on powerful U.S. figures that we readers are told that whoever takes hold of said files will be able to rule the U.S. from behind the scenes by blackmailing the rich and the powerful.

The novel’s naïvete shows in that premise. I despise Hoover but I’ve always considered his abuses to be the EPITOME of the behavior of the scum from “the intelligence community” (LMAO), not an aberration from it. The accumulation of private information about people carries with it the implicit intent to USE that information against them. Of course, these days Zuckerberg and his fellow Corporate Fascists cheerfully help “the intelligence community” (LMFAO) spy on all of us.  Continue reading

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DEMOCRAT ATROCITY ROUNDUP: MAY 17th

democrat republican awakeWE NEED THIRD PARTIES! And we need for even more of us former Democrats to #WALKAWAY from that divisive and destructive organization. Balladeer’s Blog remains the only site that equally criticizes both Republicans and Democrats.

Financially comfortable Democrats PLUS the bloated rich pigs among them continue crushing the lives and livelihoods of the working class by irrationally refusing to implement careful, incremental reopenings.

It’s a destructive game of mere contrariness at this point, since the fascistic Democrats are convinced that reopening benefits President Trump. The fact that reopening helps working class people PUT FOOD ON THEIR TABLES AND KEEP A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS means nothing to the callous, comfortable and uncaring one-percenters. 

On top of that, Australia and SIXTY other nations have joined the U.S. in wanting an investigation of China’s negligence and culpability in the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus but America’s Democrats are, predictably, blindly accepting the propaganda of the totalitarian Chinese government.  Continue reading

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BARACK OBAMA – COMMANDER IN FAILURE: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN LOOKS AT HOW OBAMA FAILED

Kiara PICWith so many other outlets covering the landslide of new evidence emerging against Barack Obama and his administration’s criminal behavior & other scandals, and with Mexico demanding answers about Obama’s Fast and Furious debacle, Independent Voter site Balladeer’s Blog has decided to instead focus on this underrated book.

Commander In FailureMartin Luther King Person of Courage Kiara Ashanti (above right) authored COMMANDER-IN-FAILURE: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN REFLECTS ON AMERICA’S FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT AND HOW HE FAILED US ALL. It’s a riveting read.

No presidential administration has ever been “scandal-free” and only fools or fanatics try to claim otherwise. Such talk belongs in fiction, not serious, adult conversations.

Unfortunately, Obama partisans rarely care about facts. Continue reading

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BIDEN CAMPAIGN ATTEMPT AT VIRTUAL RALLY IS ANOTHER DISASTER

Biden face 3As Bernie Sanders supporters pointed out, senile Joe Biden, amid multiple erupting scandals, proved once again that he and his people can’t even manage a virtual campaign event, let alone cope with problems on a global stage.

Enjoy this latest video look at the inept and corrupt Joe Biden. 

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