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Guardian quote of the day

And black people, as always, are left to clean up the shit that drops from the imperial anus of white corporate America into the ghettoized toilets of terror

- Nyle Fort

22 comments to Guardian quote of the day

  • Jaded Voluntaryist

    Very impressive. It takes skill to write an entire article riddled with contradictions (the solution to racism being racial selection) without providing a single piece of supporting evidence. Apparently the legitimacy of the author’s well nursed grievance is apparently beyond reproach.

  • Jaded Voluntaryist

    Apparently I’m apparently too fond of the word apparently, apparently. Apologies, apparently.

  • Natalie Solent (Essex)

    I hadn’t noticed it until you pointed it out, JV. Which reminds me of a story appropriate for this post:

    Edward De Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, once accidentally farted in front of Queen Elizabeth I. Out of shame he went into exile for seven years.

    Upon his return the Queen welcomed him home and said, “My Lord, I had forgotten the fart.”

  • Dom

    Natalie, there is story in the 1001 nights like that:

    Abu Baba is about to marry, so his father throws him the biggest party in all or Arabia, inviting all the wealthy nobleman of the kingdom. But in the middle of the party, Abu Baba farts. His father says to him, “You must leave because you have disgraced me.” So Abu Baba leaves his fiance and travels to the far end of China with nothing but his clothes. There, he works hard, becomes a wealthy man, and the emperor brings him into his court as an advisor. “But why are you so unhappy?” the emperor says. “Because” says Abu Baba “I once disgraced my father and I have not seen him in 50 years.” “You may leave” the emperor says “and take what you want to impress your father.” So soon Abu Baba returns to Arabia in a huge procession. The people turn out to see the great and powerful man who is coming to Arabia. And they see a procession of magicians, dancing women, elephants, and slaves carrying chests of rare stones. At the end is Abu Baba riding the greatest elephant, and he hears among the crowd a young boy say to his mother, “Mother, how old am I?” “Well” the mother says, “you were born 45 years after that man up there farted, so …”

  • PersonFromPorlock

    Not so much ‘over the top’ as ‘under the bottom’. In at least two senses.

  • Richard Thomas

    I think I played this level on Manic Miner.

  • RAB

    Fart jokes night is it? Right…

    Queen Elizabeth II was in the State Landau with some foreign potentate, trotting down the Mall, when one of the horses let go a right royal ripper. The Queen apologised profusely. The potentate said…

    Oh do not trouble yourelf your Majesty, if you hadn’t mentioned it I would have thought it was the horse…

  • Paul Marks

    Is this self parody stuff from the Guardian an accident (do they not know how absurd they are?) or has the Guardian been infiltrated by people who are deliberately trying to make it look silly?

    As for corporate naughtiness – well the Guardian would know about that, as it hides its income via a tax haven.

    The Guardian also recently announced a cosy deal with “transnational corporation” Unilever.

  • The Sanity Inspector

    That alliteration at the end just makes it sound more stupid.

  • Dom

    Actually, I think Natalie took the wrong quote. This one is even funnier:

    “How can we celebrate Lupita’s body at the same time that black bodies are over-incarcerated and concentrated into poverty?”

    I, I just …

  • jdgalt

    What planet is the Guardian writer living on?

    Black people who fail did it to themselves, just like anyone else who fails without being a victim of serious crime or government tyranny.

  • Achillea

    Looks like a Bulwer-Lytton finalist.

  • Mr Ed

    and black women are still incarcerated at rates that dwarf their white counterparts.

    Heightism in the Guardian? Tsk,tsk.

  • Paul,
    My take on the Guardian comment stuff is that it is a repository for stuff so bonkers they can’t get on the front page.

  • Jaded Voluntaryist

    I know it’s been said before, but dialectically speaking we really do live in an age of double standards. Replace “Black” with “White” and “White Corporate” with “Jewish Zionist” in that speech, and you have a statement that would not have been out of place at a meeting of Mosley’s Fascists. In fact, it probably would have been a little to overt and scatalogical even for them….

    Why do professional blacks (that is, being black is their profession) get a pass in these things?

    Then again, the Guardian and left wingers in general have never applied the “reversal test” to their speech – that is that if something is unacceptable to say when talking about one social group, it should be equally unacceptable to say when discussing all social groups. They really do believe some groups are “special” and should have different rules applied to them. Ironically, in the name of “equality” of all things…..

  • Snorri Godhi

    Dom: the version of that Arabian story that i read is different: Abu Baba returns incognito (after only 10 years) and nobody recognizes him; and when the child asks about his age, the mother replies: you were born on the very night of Abu Baba’s fart.
    I like my version, because the mother did not need to see Abu to remember the fart. Also, pointing at people is bad manners. Also, it’s less embarrassing to Abu, who immediately leaves town, still unrecognized.

  • jdgalt, I actually think that blacks in fact have very much been victims of government tyranny, and that includes everything from slavery through affirmative action.

  • Paul Marks

    JV – yes the modern Marxist stuff is very similar in structure to the old National Socialist propaganda.

    It is ironic for two reasons….

    Firstly because Karl Marx himself was a hard core racist – he despised “niggers” and so on.

    Also the founders of the modern Frankfurt School (who led Marxism to use all this “victim races” stuff) were mostly of Jewish origin – yet they use Nazi style propaganda the-wicked-rich-Jews (sorry “capitalists”) are oppressing the poor Nordics (sorry blacks).

    The Frankfurt School in the Universities (the Critical Theory crowd – into Edward Said and other things that would have made old Karl want to throw up) actually have gone the full monty – and denounce the Jews (sorry “the Zionists”) in the name of the “exploited” Third World Muslims.

    Oh well Karl Marx himself was not above anti Semitism (in spite of his own family origins) anything for “the cause”.

  • Paul Marks

    Achillea you are being very unfair – to Bulwer-Lytton (visit his house if you have a chance – and his writing is not that bad, although a bit purple in certain places).

    Still – I know I what you mean.

    Mr Ed and Nick – quite so.

    Alisa.

    Yes “The State Against Blacks” (1982) by that fine man Walter Williams.

    Like the American Indians on the reservations – government welfare (and so on) has been lethal for blacks.

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  • JohnW

    According to a recent Rasmussen poll, 31 percent of blacks think that most blacks are racists, while 24 percent of blacks think that most whites are racist.- Thomas Sowell.

    The Guardian has become the shrill, unenlightened mouthpiece of a feeble-minded aristocracy.