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White Privilege

Updated on August 4, 2019
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Brown is in the Kitchen

Good Morning, Breakfastpoppers. Today is Sunday, August 4, 2019. Our friend, Beetle Brown, is at the stove preparing Eggs Over Easy and Hashed Browns. I am preparing French Lattes to add to the fun. Brown has grown weary. All this talk about white privilege is exhausting him. He has asked for the pleasure of your company this morning. We hope to see you soon.

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What is White Privilege?

Thanks so much for joining Pop and me this morning. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to teach white women in the suburbs the meaning of "white privilege." She sums up its meaning by suggesting that whiteness is protection against being shot. She considers herself to be a white woman of privilege who has benefitted in a huge way because of the color of her skin. In her words, "there is a deference given to whiteness in society today. And you see it all the time." Gillebrand sees it all the time because she is looking for it. It's her signature issue. She is hoping to win the black and hispanic vote. She wants to be president. Blaming whites for being white is her ticket to the White House. She is smarter than all of us, because she and she alone knows how bigoted we all are. She has labelled, along with others like her, President Trump as being racist. That's the new curse of the week. If you want to trash someone, just call them racist. Then let nature, human nature, takes its course. Former President Obama did that all the time. He was barely in the White House when he brought up the issue of race. The Dems have taken up his cause and they are marching forward into America blaming all the problems of black communities on whites.

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Not So Fast

Race has always been a complicated issue, but despite claims to the contrary we have come a long way. It took the Obama's to tell America that we really haven't accomplished anything. A black man sat in the White House, leading the most powerful nation in the world, and yet we are a bigoted group of white privilege losers.

There will always be prejudice in society. I can't imagine a time when it won't exist, but it is no longer an institutional prejudice despite the claims of those on the left. Society has gone to great lengths to open the doors to success to everyone. Taking advantage of those opportunities is up to the individual, not government. All this talk about "white privilege" diminishes the success of those of every race and color. People break out of stereotyped roles and expectations every single day of the week. They always have.

Pop's father came from a poor immigrant Jewish family. He lived on the lower East Side of Manhattan and never used the bathroom in school for fear of being attacked. Somehow he managed to survive. In fact, he went on to become a lawyer and he was quite successful. Where was his privilege? When Pop moved into her neighborhood there were a group of black women who were highly educated. They all had higher graduate degrees and fantastic jobs. If they were the exception to the rule, it was because they fought for their success. They went to school, got an education and made it. It's an individual thing, and that's the message being lost today.

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Pulling Us Apart

There is a concerted effort being launched that is aimed at polarizing our nation. The Dems have vilified a duly elected president who, by all accounts, is hugely successful. They can't defeat him on policy, so they go after his character. They have decided that they will attack him as being a racist. People like Gillibrand have latched onto the notion that the problems in black communities are the fault of "white privilege." They refuse to accept the fact that the problems in poorer black communities are the fault of the Dems who have been in power from the beginning. Black leaders, like Al Sharpton and Elijah Cummings, have failed these people over and over again. They keep them poor and angry, because people like Sharpton and Cummings agitate for a living. It is up to those who live in failed cities to throw the bums out of office. It is time for these people to take charge of their communities and accomplish something. The resources are there. They have been there for a long time, but the money has been squandered or stolen by so-called representatives that are using these communities for personal gain.


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Time for a Homerun

I think the Gillibrands of this nation should pipe down. They are wasting our time. They are turning people against each other. They are of no use to anyone. Communities that are not thriving should elect people who truly want them to succeed. They must demand action from Washington. At the same time, they have to roll up their sleeves and change things around from the ground up. It can be done. All this talk about racism and privilege is a colossal waste of time. If something is broken, just fix it.

Brown's Song

Don't know when I've felt so down

Money wasted all around

Don't it turn my brown eyes blue.

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    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear brad,

      I love meatball sandwiches on toasted Italian bread. I'll save you a seat. at the Inn.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      You succinctly and tersely defined the problem. I just hope that the terrorist don't see this kink in our armor.

      I left some meatball sandwiches at the Inn, enjoy.Not sure so I left an assortment of soft drinks.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear Brad,

      NY is extremely liberal. How that occurred is beyond me. When Giuliani was mayor, the city rocked with vitality, safety and well-being. Now it is a hell hole. I just heard about Gillibrand and I was very happy. This hypocrite should worry more about her family who are into ugly behavior. See you at the Inn.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      So true.

      The good news is that NY senator Gillibrand is out of the presidential race. That is good because for the last 8 months this blonde on white senator has been going around making believe every that every white person should feel guilty because they are white.

      Like CA, NY has the most anti white racists in the state government, and representing them in the US Congress.

      And since Giuliani where do they get these white racists that became Major of NYC. De Blasio doesn't support the police, and it is that blue line that works to protect the city. Polling less than 1% why don't the people of NYC tell De Blasio and the police commissioner to support the police of resign?

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Good Morning brad,

      All I can say is that social media is very anti-social, unlike potato pancakes which are extremely friendly.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      What a lot of people don't understand is Terms of Service from these companies. In these seemingly boring and word challenged paragraphs of legal ease, the company is setting its authority, its bounds and its service. It is really a take it or leave it situation, If you agree to it, then you are bound by it, and if you disagree with it you can't use the service.

      This used to be a classified as a standard adhesion contract. Where it was at least under the Uniform Commercial Code was not enforceable as it was deemed by the UCC as unconscionable one side non negotiated contract. But today, it is alive and well in Terms of Service, and also in Software Licenses.

      This not only chills free speech it also removes any legal remedy.

      Thanks for the respite from the left with the right food, potato pancakes.

      Have a great day.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear brad,

      He must not be screaming loud enough because I know very little about him. Just what we need, another lunatic after our president. If you don't mind, I'll concentrate on my pancakes! See you at the Inn. By the way,, Facebook refused to publish my latest hub about the brainwashing of our students. I thought I lived in a free country, but I don't.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      Apple sauce might be healthier but I have never even tried it as an alternative to sour cream. I know people that use apple sauce on pierogie, they also make them in triangle shape instead of crescent shape.

      It was a shock to me when I first heard of the alternatives.

      The common denominator is the potato pancake. And that is good, and only better with your favorite topping.

      Pop

      Check this out a day after you finish eating the potato pancakes because this Bill Weld "republican' is what is wrong with the republican party.

      "On his campaign’s opening day, Weld declared he’d chase Trump as ferociously as a fisher cat, the weasel-like native of New Hampshire known for eating porcupines. But the president seems not to have noticed he has an angry 73-year-old on his tail, at least not one from his own party; Trump hasn’t aimed so much as a tweet at his erstwhile opponent or bothered to taunt him with a nickname. Weld, however, is basically screaming at the TV. He’s worked up over a news report that Trump aides fear the president’s “wrath” because they talked to special counsel Robert Mueller.

      “That’s what we want in the office?” asks Weld. “Somebody so mercurial that everyone knows he can blow a gasket? That’s not really what we want in the Oval Office. And I suppose that’s an argument I would make, even to a Republican.”"

      New Hampshire has an open primary, and Weld is saying vote for him if you are a democrat or independent and then vote for who you want in the general election. This he hopes will put him above Trump in the NH primary.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Good Morning brad,

      I wish I understood what's happening, but I don't. I'll bring apple sauce as an alternative.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      I guess either Rabbis don't have any influence over the youth, or Rabbis are on the political left. You would think that the Squad and their hate for 4 Jews and Israel would make a change away from democrats?

      Great, I will bring the Sour Creme.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear brad,

      There is a movement among younger Jewish conservative voters to encourage Jewish millennials to open their eyes and smell the roses. I don't understand the older voters who vote Democrat no matter what. It could be a hold out from their parents. However, if anyone would pay attention to what is going on now, they would move away from the Democratic Party. It is embarrassing to admit to be a Democrat! Bernie Sanders is a complete fraud in my book. See you at the Inn. I'm bringing potato pancakes!

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      Hope you were gone for that week having fun.

      Jews are very intelligent, successful, resourceful, and accomplished, When they vote for the democrat party they don't seem to have any of those attributes. Voting Row A or Row B is not an intelligent vote. Look at all the RINOs that got into or stayed in congress because they were boosted by Trump. Then they disrespected their party, and their voters. What they did was far more than merely crossed the aisle, they became democrats. Bilateral cooperation in congress has always been lacking because both parties are diametrically opposite in their goal on how to run the country.

      The Jews that vote for the democrats couldn't possibly still hang on to the old adage that, the democrats are for the poor, and the republicans are for the rich. How can they when they are on the rich side?

      There is no excuse for RINOS,

      19 democrat controlled state are now suing Trump because he is changing the detention of families with children from 20 days, until they get their court date which is somewhere between 40 to 60 days. Their detention facilities will keep the family together, and they will have better treatment than ever before. The Catch and Release was the price these illegals are willing to pay because it was only 20 days, and then 3 years to get their court appearance. Now that will be between 40 to 60 days for that court appearance, That is fair, but the democrats think that 60 days is the same as Cuba Guantanamo prisoners.

      Meanwhile many of these 19 democrat controlled states have a serious homeless problem that they ignore. The homeless are Americans, while the border detention is for Illegal Aliens that need vetting and have to qualify before they are released into the country.

      Bernie Sanders is a Jew born in 1941 in Brooklyn NY, and his family was from Poland. Yet, he doesn't say anything to the antisemitic rantings coming from the squad. He is the poster child that does nothing to help his heritage.

      No food at the inn for me today, writing this piece put a bad taste in my mouth.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear Jennifer,

      The Dems have tried everything so now the key phrase is racist. I can hardly wait to see what the new catch phrase is! I'll see you later at the Inn.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      7 months ago

      Dear brad,

      Somehow this comment missed me. I am so sorry. I did go away for a week, but I'm still sorry. There is no question that anti-semitism is on the rise. The fact that 4 obvious anti-semites made it to Congress is shameful. What does amaze me though is why so many Jewish people vote for Democrats. It boggles the mind. See you at the Inn, my treat.

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      Jennifer 

      7 months ago

      Pop I could not agree more. If you are a republican you are a racist. That is the new narrative because nothing else is working. We have come so far only to go backwards on this topic. Meet you at the inn!

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      Brad 

      7 months ago

      Pop

      Sounds like Orchard Street near the Katz Deli.

      The anti Semites are still at it today, we call them democrats. But they don't think it is racist because they don't like Jewish people.

      They don't think its racist to conflate the entire white population as if we were all the KKK.

      Ironic that most of the democrats in congress making these racist statements about White People are themselves White.

      That is why I call them Uncle Tom's White Uncle.

      They are working against their own race using racism to pander for votes from other whites because most whites know what they are doing and won't vote for them.

      From Delancey to Houston the Jews clung together because while they got into the country, that was all the country gave any immigrants at that time. The rest of NYC was people from other countries doing the same thing trying to stay alive.

      Now the democrats want to single out white people and paint every white as a White Supremacist.

      Bears claws all around, no one discriminates against bears of any color. They call a bear a bear, but for democrats they are something that I cannot Bear.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      8 months ago

      Good Morning ab,

      Gillebrand better worry that someone on that stage will bring up her family. It has been reported that they they are into sex trafficking and have some really bad associations. She's a phony, pure and simple. See you at the Inn.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      8 months ago

      Good Morning Pamela,

      It has been my observation that the black community gets a break in many ways. When my daughter went to law school there were special help sessions only open to back students. My point is the same, if you want to make things better work hard at it. See you at the Inn.

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      A B Williams 

      8 months ago from Central Florida

      Hi Pop, I think it was Rush Limbaugh, after seeing Ms. Gillibrand on the stage the night before, commented that she looks whiter every time he sees her.

      I had to laugh, because I thought the same thing. It is almost as if she has to be the whitest among us, so she can be the ultimate authority in order to white bash to her heart’s content.

      So predictable.....such pandering from the left.

      It’s pathetic!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 months ago from Sunny Florida

      I fully agree with your points. It is a waste of time. I get tired of hearing it. Anyone can work hard and make something of themselves.

      See you at the inn.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      8 months ago

      Dear billy,

      That makes me smile. Enjoy your Sunday!

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      Bill Holland 

      8 months ago from Olympia, WA

      I'm in total agreement with your final paragraph, Pop! We have found common ground.

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