"'So, you have this 21st-century plantation that has been out there, where the Democrat Party has forever taken the black vote for granted. And you have established certain black leaders, who are nothing more than the overseers of that plantation. And now the people on that plantation are upset, because they have been disregarded, disrespected, and their concerns are not cared about.
"'So I'm here as the modern-day Harriet Tubman, to kind of lead people on the Underground Railroad, away from that plantation into a sense of sensibility.'"
"Brad Pitt is producing an adaption of 'Twelve Years a Slave.' The memoirs were written by Solomon Northup, who as a free black man in 1841, was kidnapped and sold into slavery in D.C.
"Northup was taken to Louisiana as a slave and wasn’t able to escape for another 12 years. A film about his journey is being welcomed by those panning the recent film 'The Help' as another 'Noble White Ladies Meet the Civil Rights Movement' movie…"
"So when it comes to the dubious concept of “reverse racism,” I’m a literalist. “Reverse” means to go in the opposite direction. So in my book, “reverse racism” means reversing all the damages of racism. Only problem is, racism, once it has occurred, can’t truly be reversed.
"But remedying racism cannot be confused with reversing it. Sadly and soberingly, 'reversing racism,' much like 'post-racialism,' is just not possible. To talk about either is delusional and disingenuous. There’s too much water, and blood, under the bridge."
"On his radio talk show Wednesday, as revealed by Media Matters, Limbaugh cited a Chicago Tribune article concerning the new Triple Double Oreo cookie, a cookie that has three wafers and both chocolate and vanilla creme filling to separate them.
"'The Triple Double Oreo,' he continued. 'You wait, it isn't going to be long before it's called the Or-Bam-eo, or something like this. Well, it's a biracial cookie, here. And this story is from the Chicago Tribune, and it's all about Kraft's juicing up its investment in the Oreo in recent years. Legitimate businesses.'"
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