Thursday, April 14, 2011

Glenn Beck's Fox Show Ending - One Drop Rule

Glenn Beck will end his Fox News Channel talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and has suffered from an advertiser boycott. Fans found his conservative ranting entertaining, while Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert described Beck's "crank up the crazy and rip off the knob" moments. He was popular with Tea Party drinkers and gathered thousands of people to the National Mall in Washington last August for a "restoring honor" rally. Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media: The Return of the Nigger Breakers

Glenn Beck killed himself when he said, President Barack Obama had "a deep-seated hatred for white people," last summer. Beck is so stupid he actually thinks that "Advertisers who get weak-kneed because some idiot on a blog site writes to them and says we need to stifle speech, I get a little frustrated by that."  No Glenn Beck you are the idiot! Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (City Lights Open Media)

President Obama has a "deep-seated hatred for white people!" Really? President Obama would be a very sick man with serious mental illness if that statement where true. For one thing, Obama is not a Black man! Earth shaking breaking news. The President is biracial and has a brown complexion.

Prejudice America has the One-Drop Rule. Historically, the United States designates a Black person as any person with any known African ancestry.  Legally the definition varied from state to state. Thomas Jefferson had slaves who were legally white (less than 25% Black) and legally slaves (50% Black). The  results of the one drop rule was uniting the African American community and preserving an African identity. Some of the most prominent civil rights activists were multiracial, and advocated equality for all.

Enters Barack Hussein Obama II born on August 4, 1961, at Kapiʻolani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital  in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was born in Wichita, Kansas. Dunham was mostly of English descent. Her family traces to Germany and Ireland.  Obama's great-great-great grandfather was born in County Offaly, Republic of Ireland. His father, Barack Obama, Sr., was a Luo from Nyang'oma Kogelo, Nyanza Province, Kenya. So Barack Obama is 50% white, not just 50% Black.

Ann Dunham with her father and children
Deep-seated hatred of white people - that would mean he hated the white woman (his mother) that raised him. That would mean Obama hated his white maternal grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Armour Dunham,who raised him when he went back to Hawaii. Obama Sr. remarried and returned to Kenya, visiting Barack in Hawaii only once, in 1971. That would make him ten years old. Not a lot of Black African influence! Don't believe the Dunhams lived in a Black neighborhood.

Therefore, if Glenn Beck is correct and President Obama has a "deep-seated hatred for white people" he learned it from his white relatives. Or he was so poorly treated by his white relatives, he developed a "deep-seated hatred for white people." Or even though his relatives were white, they had a deep-seated hatred for white people," and passed the prejudice to the child Obama. So what's the answer Glenn Beck? Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance