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Want A Safe Home? Put A Big, Black Man In It.

vingADT; the security corporation with a long history in the home security business has begun a new ad campaign featuring Ving Rhames as the spokesperson and effectively as the symbol of safety in our homes.

I; for one; am happy to see this particular development. I believe it is a positive sign when a big, burly, black man is placed in the position of representing home safety rather than the older stereotypical associations of large black men as a threat to our safety.

It isn’t the end all and be all of racial healing. It isn’t going to get anyone a better chance at an education or decent job by itself.

It is; I think; a sign. A sign that it has become; “Ok” to use a black man to be synonymous with white people being safe in their homes. Actually I am just a bit more excited about this than I let on. It’s a pretty big deal. It shows; better than anything I have seen yet that America’s attitudes are changing.

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Ferguson Police Officer Awarded For Meritorious Action

Wilson being awarded

Wilson being awarded

“(Officer Darren) Wilson won a commendation this year after he subdued a man who was found to be involved in a drug transaction, and he was honored in a ceremony in the Town Council chambers”

Man do I have questions about that sentence but for now let’s just pretend that I don’t and that Officer Wilson did a good thing; and was awarded for it.

That seems Ok until you learn “The Rest of the Story”

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Remember. Never Forget.

 Never Forget

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Westboro Baptist Church Members; I Shit In Your Faces

westboro 2When the Westboro Baptist “Church” picketed the funerals of American soldiers who had died in battle, I thought it was in extremely bad taste.

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“Annonymous” Posts Video Message To Karl Rove of “American Crossroads”

English: Karl Rove Assistant to the President,...

I am reposting it for my readers in hopes that they will pass it along to others as well. I am inspired to see Annoymous thinking more creatively. Cyber-attacks are cool but ultimately self destructive and temporary.

Finding ways to legally hold these Fascists accountable is a new tactic and one to be much applauded I believe.

Viva Annonymous- Viva Liberte:

 

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Israel: Wise Defensive Posture Or Golden Opportunity Missed

In a recent interview; Shimon Perez; President of Israel was asked about the Syrian conflict. When the subject of refugees came up the interviewer asked President Perez if; due to the problems refugees are having on the borders of other Arab nations; the State of Israel would be open to receiving refugees from Syria.

The President answered with a definitive; “No” and added that any “refugees” entering Israel armed, would be subject to aggressive defensive action from the Israeli Defence Forces…..

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At My Own Risk Is The Only Way I Roll

“Enter At Your Own Risk”.

That is the warning on the comments page of my new aquaintance;

Jueseppi B. – The Obamacrat

I posted my comment jokingly saying “At my own risk; that’s the only way I roll.”

But I got to thinking about that and it occured to me that rather than being just a joke; it’s the truth.

It is a sad truth; no doubt; but truth none the less in this country today.

After I read a statement Mr. B made on his page; I was moved to blatantly plagiarise his work; making changes and additions as I saw fit in order to present a similar statement about myself to you.

Cheeky, I know but hopefully not without some mitigation because it seemed so concise and poignient and so, me.

I have stated many of my beliefs and opinions on my site but I thought the time was right to make a clear statement of my position where President Obama is concerned and my politics in general.

A clear, concise picture of the Angryman and a reiteration of some of my strongest positions and beliefs.

So if you are intrigued or curious or just willing to listen to me again; click the button that says “Read my comment from theobamacrat”

Read my comment from theobamacrat

 

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