White Lies for White Lives
“Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it’s not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago.” ~William Penn Adair Rogers
On any day, these White GOP U.S. Senators will lie and smile in our faces, then stab us in our backs.
Every. Single. Time.
The polished liars will lie to most us to maintain power and privilege for a small fraction of them. I know all politicians lie, but not like these jokers.
These men lie like sociopaths and psychopaths.
The men are white-washing and white lying trying to convince White people they are going to make things better for White lives. I laugh, because these White Republican Senators have no fucks to give about poor and working class White folks just like they have no fucks to give about any People of Color regardless of their socioeconomic status.
Trickle Down Economic Lies
Like “Trickle Down Economics.” That shit doesn’t work. The term “trickle-down” originated as a joke by humorist Will Rogers and today is often used to criticize economic policies which favor the wealthy or privileged while being framed as good for the average citizen.
Trickle down ain’t trickling down. In fact, it’s not moving down at all. We are holding our hands out waiting for crumbs while corporate America gets tax breaks and then tells us to our face they aren’t going to pass them along to us. Your individual property taxes are going up, and your employer who got the massive tax break won’t even give you a raise to pay the difference. We are stupid to keep believing this bullshit!
After years of lying…it still it hasn’t worked.
Liberty and Justice for All
No, it’s not! Liberty (freedom from constraints) and Justice (impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards/punishment) in America is not for everyone. It’s for White men. It was created by White men, for White men. Black and Brown folks were not free, we’ve only been partially liberated. Freedom is a long journey for us.
We don’t have liberty to breathe. We can’t eat in peace. Our kids can’t sell lemonade at liberty. Our kids can’t be juveniles in school in peace. We can’t ask for utensils at the Waffle House. We can’t question cops why we are being stopped. We can’t barbecue, we can’t get in a pool…we can’t wrap our heads for religious purposes in peace, we can’t get on an airplane. We do not have the freedom or liberty to move in America without the approval of White people. Rich, privileged white men to be exact!
Justice and liberty for all is another example of another White lie. Justice is for White liars, by White liars…
Case in point:
Draining the Swamp
Where? How? Just more lies.
All these old ass White people are still hobbling around in Washington after the swamp drainer professed he was going to clean it up. Not only did he not clean it up, the old lying alligator mouth swamp king turned the D.C. swamp into the Everglades. Nothing has changed, and those people supporting the swamp draining don’t even notice it.
But lower middle-class and poor White people seem to not know what a swamp is, or maybe they just don’t give a shit about the lie. They simply take the next tagline purposely spoon-fed to them, to further the agenda of those in power which keeps them in power and poor people looking crazy. Them being the rich, white old people in Washington, D.C.
White Lie Taglines: Drain the Swap (Trump’s Fake Promise), Make America Great Again (MAGA), Lock Her Up (Hillary-Benghazi Bullshit), Don’t Tread on Me (Tea Party), Guilty Until Proven Innocent (Trump referring to the Kavanaugh hearings) … Always the victim, never the victors, and all lies! It’s like these followers love the latest White nationalist fads.
I’m so tired of this political season. I’m ready to be done with it. I’m tired of White men having tantrums because they think they are losing power. They aren’t.
White men have more power than they’ve had, yet they are playing the victim. It’s all a lie. A lie crafted by rich White men for the purposes of upsetting poor White men (middle class and women) and to separate us by race.
White lies to sustain White lives is working. Trump told us he was a White nationalist yesterday, he simply left off the White. Sadly, Trump had already shown us long before yesterday. It’s the first truth he’s told us in a long time.
He knows what he’s doing. All these White Republican politicians know exactly what they are doing. Trump’s admission was the nail in the coffin to convince White folks in denial that these folks are racist.
Trump’s supporters can no longer lie about not knowing whether the leader of their party is a racist. Neither can they deny the real reason they follow him in despite being a proven liar.
Again, and again, White men use White lies to prop up and sustain White lives. It is undeniable now.
We’ve wasted enough time on White fragility and White denial. Maybe now we can work on finding a solution to this old-new race problem.
The world is watching ya’ll!
Marley K., 2018