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Sunday, July 11, 2010

National NAACP Trying, But Still Out of Touch...

I just got an email from the national office of the NAACP, suggesting that they have always been a leader in the fight for justice and equality. Hmmm.. OK back to the point, Ben Jealous, the 37 year old CEO and President of the NAACP who is a Rhodes Scholar born to a white father and black mother, wrote that the NAACP  is creating a new frontline for protecting civil and human rights. They announced their new and improved NAACP website -- 

Check out the site: http://www.naacp.org

But a new website won't solve the NAACP's problems or black America's problems.

The NAACP's fear of a loss of momentum since the 2008 election should be a time for them to look themselves in the mirror and ask themselves, why they refused to hold the President of the United States, his labor department, education department, housing department, and justice department accountable?

Instead of the NAACP working to renergize blacks to fight back against a tea party movement agenda. The NAACP and negro groups should creating it's own "agenda" and also demand a Federal jobs program like the old Comprehensive Employment and Training Program (CETA) to address the high unemployment in black neighborhoods.

But, that would be so much like right. That would make them in touch with black America and the need for job and economic development advocacy...

2010 Blacks Still Give Blind Faith Support to Obama

I just finshed reading an article in The Washington Post by Nia-Malika Henderson and Perry Bacon Jr.on black folks and Barack Obama. They raise serious questions on why Barack Obama continues to get overwhelming support from blacks even though we are among those who have lost the most since he was elected.

I finally watched Capitalism: A Love Story by Micheal Moore. It's a great movie that should be watched by every African (black) American. The movie has been out for some time on video.

Michael Moore highlights a confidential report that Citigroup initially circulated only to it's wealthiest customers. Those reports, since leaked, plainly discuss the power of the Plutonomy in America, and how it would only strengthen, as long as the "the rest us" (the non-plutonics) could be kept in the dark about the Plutonomy existence, its role, and its over-arching control in the American Economy. Even though the Plutonomy (the top 1%) control over 50% of the net worth in America -- they don't control the Votes!
The thing they most fear is the principle of "one person -- one vote".

I again urge African Americans to read the leaked 2005 internal Citigroup “Plutonomy” memo, which describes how the richest 1% of the population has replaced the democracies of the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia; with a form of government they have coined “Plutonomy.” This made up term means plutocracy, where only the wealthiest few rule and everyone else are essentially irrelevant slaves.

Then we should ask a tough question, why are Blacks still giving blind faith support to President Obama and his administration, when we have lost the most since he was elected?

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