Thursday, August 20, 2009

The Bartender says Order and sit down - she's not playin y'all cause it's Thirsty Thursday

It's Thirsty Thursday and today we featuring Lite News in Autotune.
that's because your bartender Ms. Cher of is on a
news break. so if we wanted to bring you news, it had to be disguised
as entertainment. you know not to mess with the bartender.

Notice she is UP ON The BAR Already Y'all, (gettin hers)

Kick it Ari..

Okay Today's Special is the Coco Loco - courtesy of Ms. Cher
so get ya orders in now, cause the Bartender is Ret to Serve Ya.

uuhh ruhhh don't get too drunk tho, cause you know we got a bounca,
and they ain't takin no mess.

Hit Me Cher, I feel one comin on,

The Birthers and Jim Crow 2.0

The manufactured anger driving the birthers and health care town halls is the same white rage that has divided poor white people from poor black people for all of our history.

  • By: Kai Wright | Posted: August 12, 2009
If ever there was a “teachable moment” about race in modern America, now is it. With the birthers and the reparations conspiracy theories and the Nazi imagery at health care meetings, someone’s gotta explain why all these white folks are wilding out. We need an articulate, impassioned race man to clarify things. But not Al Sharpton; I say pass the mic to Jim Webb.
Remember way back when Webb, a Democratic senator from Virginia and the voice of Appalachia’s neglected white yeoman, was sniffing around a veep nod? In the midst of that media moment, he hit on an idea we’d do well to dwell upon. “Black America and Scots-Irish America are like tortured siblings,” Webb patiently explained to Pat Buchanan in a May 2008 Morning Joe appearance on MSNBC. “There’s a saying in the Appalachian mountains. … ‘If you're poor and white, you’re out of sight.’”
Webb went from there into a bizarre attack on all the nonwhite and nonblack people who he believes have hijacked affirmative action. But his core message is deeply relevant to today’s tumult. Poor whites have always gotten screwed in America, Webb told us, and they’re terribly angry about it. Whoever directs that rage harnesses a powerful political tool.
Which brings us to both the profiteering right-wing media and the aimless Republican Party stuck in its tail wind. Both have decided their survival in America’s new multiracial reality depends upon a very old playbook: pursue narrow financial and political gain by exploiting the justified anxieties of working-class whites.
As a result, we all feel like we’re living through a Saturday Night Live skit. Each day brings another twisted punch line. More than half of Republicans aren’t convinced Obama’s a citizen? Huh? Fox host Glenn Beck actually attracts viewers by proclaiming Obama has “a deep-seated hatred of whites”? Health reform as Holocaust? Really?
Most commentators try to make sense of it by harking back to Nixon and the GOP’s “Southern strategy,” when it consolidated regional power by stoking reactionary fear of the civil rights movement. That’s true as far as it goes. But years earlier Martin Luther King described it more broadly. “The Southern aristocracy took the world and gave the poor white man Jim Crow,” he explained, summing up the region’s history in a sentence. “And when his wrinkled stomach cried out for the food that his empty pockets could not provide, he ate Jim Crow, a psychological bird that told him that no matter how bad off he was, at least he was a white man, better than a black man.”
The white aristocracy is still serving that gamy old bird. All that’s changed is the waiter. Gone are thugs like Bull Conner and the local elites whose power they protected. In are stooges like Beck and the corporate media elites they enrich. Rupert Murdoch may have decided that the feud between his guy Bill O’Reilly and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann hurts News Corp.’s bottom line, but you’ll see no such restriction on demagoguery. And Rush Limbaugh brags that 2009 revenue is “through the roof.”


askcherlock said...

OMG and LOL, I am texting and driving. Whoa! Imagine my surprise when I got to THIS partAY! It is Thirsty Thursday at BadGals and Cher is here to serve y'all. Drinks are ready for ROUND ONE:
Donna Brazile---One put-your-head-down Brandy straight-up so she can see wuz goin' down; Arianna Huffington---Two turtle doves and a dirty martini(loosen up, girl); Rev. Al---One Long Island Ice Tea and a Bronx Bully-Pulpit with a Scotch--all he wants and run the tab; Glenn Beck---where is that Bouncer? This man gotta go! Pat Robertson---WTF, where's the bouncer, I ask you? Get him outta that girl's skirt! Katie Couric---Three White Russians (and I don't mean the drink); Lungren already has a fuzzy navel so he don't get served. RE, I got those coco locos and they are fine, fine fine. Drink up BadGal 'cause you need it. I'll be up on the bar after I'm done serving and I'll be dancin' like I otta be! Get your buzz on, all. said...

im, rose...
thanks..your post is good..keep update friends...
drop EC
thanks before
Aceh Barat

Daisy said...

I agree, it really seems like there is a lot of hate out there. I think it comes from fear though. If more people would educate themselves on the issues, I do not think they would be so scared. Um, can I have a catmopolitcan?

RE Ausetkmt said...

oooooo the bartender is texting, driving and making catmopolitcans.
damn.. this is one helluva party today.

RE Ausetkmt said...

@Ms Daisy - the bartender says your tab is free since you're modeling.

that bj outfit was rather smart I might add. especially with your fancy jewels. a lil birdy told us catnip was enroute to your house. B)

RE Ausetkmt said...

@Rose thanks for joining the party today. don't forget to place your order, Ms Cher is Standing By and has the fastest cocktail shaker on the internets ;)

RE Ausetkmt said...

@Cher - Ms Bartender I think I "need" one of those Jamaican Ice Teas to celebrate Bolt's newest record - the 200m

Go Lightning Bolt !!!

ooooo and why don't you join me since I hate to drink alone. :)