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If poverty is rampant, education is failing, crime is increasing, disease is befalling many, “mental illness” is on the rise, dollars are inflating, debts are being backed by further debts, the war machines are turning, prisons are overcrowding, and health care is death care, you have yourself a PERFECT system by the elites and for the elites. It is naive to think that this mess is unintended, that it has merely spiraled downward into this. Someone has always had to exist at the bottom in order for the few to make it to the top; you’re only upset about it now because it’s you who is being stepped upon/trampled. But that was the plan since the 1400s. Look who profits, and you will find the truth, the origins, and the orchestrators of our demise. People always talk about “how it used to be,” but it was never Utopia. Someone always had to suffer so that others could prosper; the grand plans have been laid, and now everyone who isn’t elite is going under while the remaining wealth is extracted from our tired little corpses. How can we sit by, watch “our” government kill masses of civilians abroad, and be foolish enough not to realize that we are next? We say “the government doesn’t care,” like the government is a real person. Look who is behind the government. When are we going to stop talking about revolution and be about it? When do we stand up and walk out on corporatism? When do we realize that the only power we have is ourselves, our collective will? When do we band together and refuse to live under this enslaving economic system? Truth be told, we’re all financially broke anyway. The more you make, the more you owe. When I made six figures, I lived check to check still. Now I earn zero, but my spirit isn’t “broke,” like it was before when I was sweating about the mortgage, the nanny, the car payments, the utilities, et. al.. When will many of us decide that we are tired of being spiritually “broke” and tired? When do we come together and create our own system of collective economics based upon the skills we have? I will teach for free. I don’t need fancy boards and gadgets; those are illusions and gimmicks. Give me some paper, books, and pencils, and I can teach far beyond anyone’s test. When do we stop worrying about money and begin to simply be ourselves and share with each other? Let us do this now. Why not? What do we have left? We can keep asking the government for our dignity and will to exist, or we can take hold of it ourselves NOW.

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One of my former students spoke out against Dr. King on Facebook, and here’s how I responded after reading the sheeple attack him:

You represent those of us who read OUR history, not lilly white versions of it. You represent those of us who know that Marcus Garvey and the Black Panther Party (et. al.) had a lot more to do with dramatic change than King did. You represent those of us who aren’t blind, those who know that America is largely segregated and that there is no such thing as a so-called black community any more. You represent those of us who don’t believe lies about Bro. Malcolm and the NOI, those of us who have read “By Any Means Necessary” and who know that when he started talking about black people connecting throughout the diaspora, he committed a fatal sin against the white “gods.” You represent those of us who don’t see how “Basketball Wives” represents improvement on our parts, those of us who see how we have merely switched from chattel slaves to economic slaves. “Bands a’ make her dance[rs]” we are now, and that is no position to be in. You represent those of us who know that more black men have been killed by the criminal justice system since alleged desegregation than were killed during the Jim Crow era and the post-slave South combined. You represent those of us who are not a part of the walking dead, those of us who are not afraid to ask questions, to demand answers of our so-called leaders. You are an intelligent black man who speaks his own truth and that is a dangerous weapon indeed. I pray you never ever go to work for the County or any other slave system that pigeon holes and categorizes our people while handing them a slip of paper with a list of “resources” and maybe a few pences then cry that you are on the front lines, the front lines of the enemy. I will never again do the coon dance for the miseducation system again because I realized how, even at the community college level, it was a lot about trapping unsuspecting poor and minority students into holding tanks of remediation from which they rarely escaped. If you never ever do anything but speak, you have done enough, and don’t let anyone tell you less. You don’t have to be a poser to enlighten someone, to make people think, to send someone to the books to learn.



And it’s not Jesus’s birthday anyway. It’s Sol Invictus. Few of these Holy Peddlers know the history of their own religion. Perhaps if they knew what the Christmas tree really represented, they’d be disgusted, too. But I doubt it. These masses are so brainwashed, they’re cannibalistic anyway. I would gladly work on any holiday. When you have and cultivate genuine family bonds, you don’t need a day to squeeze it all in. Every day is lived for your family. Every day is one in which you honor your ancestors and traditions, for you are a living testament to their teachings (and the religious ones, if that’s what you believe.) I may be incensed, but how much more livid would Jesus be to see what hypocrisy and ugliness is carried out in his name? His anger, alone, would be enough to roll back the sepulchre.
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I have been genuinely disgusted, watching the “Christmas” crowd this holiday season. They’ll mow you down in the mall parking lot, just so they can get to a sale. That’s the spirit! Everyone asks if your Christmas shopping is done. It’s insensitive and small-minded. Who cares? Love is neither proven nor shown with gifts. And no one should feel obligated to buy presents. Parents who focus on presents are more problem than parent. When children feel loved, when they are given what they need on as-needed basis, there is no need for some pathetic checklist of junk to pile up under a tree for them. I show up after school with gifts for my kids. It’s hard to pass a storefront without getting them something if I see something they’ll need or like. There is no Santa Claus. Why should I hustle and slave so that all the credit can go to some fat white man in a red suit? The only white man who did anything for us is the comptroller who signed my paycheck. And even that, I earned through toil. No one’s going to love you because you gave him/her something. The spirit of the holiday is pretty much dead. Who practices the principles of Moses, those of Jesus? Love thy neighbor, not love thy family. It’s obvious to care about one’s own family, but what do you do for others?
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(Sorry, ladies. Hate me or confess:) American women *say* “I want a ‘real man'”, but how many of us can handle a REAL MAN?
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I notice that Americans aren’t yelping about “freedom” for Iraqi’s anymore. What happened to Operation Liberation­? Oh, I know! The Iraqi’s have learned, just as Libyans soon will, that the dictatoria­l power and oppressive regime from which they must be liberated is the UNITED STATES.
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