Ta-Nehisi’s Epic Nigga Whine

The Atlantic

Even though blacks are evangelical Protestants who speak the English language and have lived among us for almost four centuries, the racial gulf between the White South and Black America is far greater than the gulf between Southerners and France or Russia.

Black America is a foreign country living among us:

” The irony of President Barack Obama is best captured in his comments on the death of Trayvon Martin, and the ensuing fray. Obama has pitched his presidency as a monument to moderation. He peppers his speeches with nods to ideas originally held by conservatives. He routinely cites Ronald Reagan. He effusively praises the enduring wisdom of the American people, and believes that the height of insight lies in the town square. Despite his sloganeering for change and progress, Obama is a conservative revolutionary, and nowhere is his conservative character revealed more than in the very sphere where he holds singular gravity—race …

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  1. Rudel, Pontifex Maximus is an old title that was used for the head of the College of Pontiffs (Pontifex means bridge-maker), a position that existed way back to the founding of Rome and the second Roman king, Numa Pompilius, who founded the Roman religion with the inspiration of the nymph Egeria. This is basic Latin 1 stuff.

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