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When You Say “Black Lives Matter” – You’re Supporting Radical Leftists, Not Black Lives

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(Cartoon by A.F. Branco)

branco cartoons black lives matter

(Cartoon by A.F. Branco)

“Black lives matter” is a trap.

You’d be hard-pressed to say they don’t, of course. Of course black lives matter but so do all lives of any color. All lives truly do matter.

That protest chant has a loaded meaning, however.

When you say “Black lives matter” what you’re really saying is that you support the far-left extreme of the Democrat Party.

What is Black Lives Matter About?

Black Lives Matter isn’t really about improving black lives in America. It’s about padding coffers of the Democrat Party. And it pushes a radical, anti-America agenda. Black Lives Matter is essentially a marketing tool and the latest attempt by Democrats to pander to black voters who likely get stiffed in the end.

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One look at the Black Lives Matter website shows that it convinces supporters that all black people in America and around the world are victims of a white person’s world.

“We are working for a world where Black lives are no longer systematically targeted for demise,” BLM says on its About page.

In another section of the site under “What We Believe” you see the word “comrade” used several times. And then there’s this statement that should make anyone question what they’re really saying the next time they say “Black Lives Matter”:

We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable. We make our spaces family-friendly and enable parents to fully participate with their children. We dismantle the patriarchal practice that requires mothers to work “double shifts” so that they can mother in private even as they participate in public justice work.

Is that what you support? Probably not.

Check out what former NFL player Marcellus Wiley said about the Black Lives Matter organization and the NBA’s plan to paint Black Lives Matter on the court when it returns to play later this month:

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  1. Edward B Connolly

    July 23, 2020 at 2:55 am

    Among other things, notice that the BLM Foundation statement of goals printed above uses the phrase “mothers, parents and children”.
    That is not a typo. It is deliberate. The word “fathers” is deliberately omitted.
    There is a “father word” in the statement. It is in the sentence “We dismantle the patriarchal practice …”
    “Patriarchal” in this context is a disparaging reference to fathers. In BLM philosophy, fathers are, at best, superfluous; at worst, they are useless baggage.
    I am not engaging in hyperbole when I say that the Black Lives Matters Foundation is an evil organization.
    And, yes, for the record, I do believe that the lives of Black persons matter, as do the lives of all human persons, of whatever hue.

    • Canary Commenter

      July 23, 2020 at 3:57 am

      Remember when people were raised not to even consider the color of a person’s skin? Now you can’t read a news report without a person being identified by their color. Can’t think of anything more racist than that. Good comment!

      • Jason Bourne

        July 23, 2020 at 11:20 am

        Lol! I’m white and I’m racist against white people. Go figure. If you’re for anything other than whitey you must be virtue signalling. OK, whatever. I live in this town. I know racism exists here. I’m white, so someone will come up and tell you some racist joke because they think your just like them. Bullshit! We’re not all the same. We’re not all homogeneous. I don’t like discrimination at all. Whether it be racism, sexism, ageism, sexual orientationism, laborism. To hell with the ism schism.

        • Geralynn Matta

          July 24, 2020 at 4:55 pm

          Bourne to stay ignorant,please do us a favor and educate yourself by researching facts. You will be in the dark all your life so bury yourself before it gets any worse. Prejudice against your own race??? Hello Jason who is paying you to post this s***?

          • Jason Bourne

            July 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

            You’re the one who’s ignorant to the facts. Facts mean shit to Republicans. Your whole agenda is based on nothing but conspiracy theories. Everything is a hoax. You’re a moron. I’m tired of hearing that black people are just supposed to take it. Republicans are the radicals. You follow a dictator but yet you’ll tell me how constitutional you are. You never even read the constitution. A Republican trying to tell me about facts. You’re a fuckin’ joke!

          • PTFloridians

            July 25, 2020 at 2:21 pm

            Jason…you’re childlike in your discussions. You simply vomit anger and talking points, fed to you, by someone or something. Check yourself before you wreck yourself.

    • Norm

      September 3, 2020 at 7:42 pm

      I am not exaggeratting when I tell you that Edward B Connolly so fundamentally misunderstands both Marxism and BLM that much of the violence we see these days is the fault of people like him.

      • Canary Commenter

        September 3, 2020 at 8:41 pm

        That’s hilarious on a lot of levels but not at all true. You should look up the agenda for BLM before you go running your mouth. If you’re against destroying the nuclear family concept, it’s the group for you. However, last we checked, this is America and America thrives on strong family units.

        • Mark R Poslosky

          September 3, 2020 at 8:51 pm

          What bullshit. It’s the system that has destroyed the family unit. Republican policies have destroyed the family unit. Like healthcare, college tuition and putting food on the table aren’t family issues. Republicans are mostly responsible for destroying the family unit. You can’t have it both ways. It has nothing to do with blm.

        • Canary You Suck!

          September 3, 2020 at 9:48 pm

          It’s the economic policies of the Reich Wing of the Republican Party that destroys the family unit not blm. Seems like blm is in support of black father’s gunned downed by cops. You must be on a mirror blm site set up by radical Reich wingers.

  2. Jason Bourne

    July 23, 2020 at 3:39 am

    You gotta stop telling yourselves you’re not racists. There is nothing wrong with supporting blm. When a white person with felonies has a better chance of getting a job than a black person with no criminal background that tells me all I need to know about racism in this country.Also, racial profiling is like the eugenics of criminology. Black people are target by cops. I could go on and on about everything from bank loans to college. Most Trumpians are racists. You don’t wanna wear a mask but you have no problem wearing a sheet over your head. R.I.P. Breonna Taylor!

    • Canary Commenter

      July 23, 2020 at 3:55 am

      You’re really good at cramming all the talking points into your comments but almost none of it makes sense. Do a little research on Black Lives Matter as an organization. It’s an arm of the Democrat Party. There’s nothing more pathetic than a woke, self-loathing white liberal. Sad.

      • Jason Bourne

        July 23, 2020 at 9:31 am

        Canary you’re just worried about losing your advantage. Our white privilege. Scared of having to compete on a level playing field. And reading your comments I don’t blame you. You should be worried.

        • Canary Commenter

          July 23, 2020 at 10:42 am

          Oh pfew. For a second there, we thought you were blaming us. Growing up in the coal region, there are very few privileges no matter what color you are. Hard work and dedication keep us on top, not our skin color. You sound extremely racist, btw.

    • PTFloridians

      July 23, 2020 at 8:26 am

      Affirmative Action has stolen millions of jobs from qualified Americans, solely based on race…THAT’S about as racist as it gets. BLM is a self-admitted Marxist anarchy group, designed and built to overthrow America. You’re a brainless lemming fool Bourne. Wake up. The Radical Left eats their own, when they’re no longer useful idiots or woke enough.

      • PTFloridians

        July 23, 2020 at 8:45 am

        In addition to that, the same people that proclaimed that Trump would destroy America, are the very ones who ACTUALLY ARE destroying, looting and burning America to the ground. What mindless hypocrisy.

      • Jason Bourne

        July 23, 2020 at 9:26 am

        First off Pt, affirmative action was needed because the wealth gap in between whites and minorites was 90 to 10. It’s gotten a little bit better but it’s nowhere near equal. Without economic justice there will always be racism. But my question is where do you actually see affirmative action? I reeled off a stat about white people with felonies having a better chance than black people with no criminal background. Where’s the affirmative action? Bank loans. Where’s affirmative action? The only time black people see affirmative action is when they’re getting beat up and shot by cops. Let’s be honest Pt. You’re just worried about losing your white privilege. Our white advantage. Your scared of having to compete with minorities because you know your inferior.

        • PTFloridians

          July 24, 2020 at 9:39 pm

          Wow…i gave you the benefit of the doubt, but you’re plum loco.
          …the only thing that concerns me, and many others, is the brainwashing that has occured in our young men and women.
          Things are (were) better for ALL colors, creeds and nationalities, more than ever before, in history, until the mindless, baseless injection of the race baiting and race wars being used to control and whip up division.
          …Jason…YOU are perpetuating the racial divisiveness, hatred, segregation and separationist mentality that you claim to stand for. Take back control of your mind…it’s too valuable to waste.

    • Zille

      July 23, 2020 at 10:32 am

      I worked in HR and that is not true. Black people were hired because of their qualifications, not skin color. What about the black on black killings in Chicago? You upset about that? Where is your voice for those children? Police brutality and racism are 2 different issues. Black people do commit a lot of crimes….white privilege…so ridiculous, maybe for the super, super wealthy..but not for the average Joe getting up every day to work regardless of the pay because they know they have mouths to feed and bills to pay… they do not depend on the government for handouts. No one wants to hire people who are felons…regardless of your color, but they have to. You sound like you would hire a black person over a white…isn’t that racist? I was pulled over by black cops for no reason whatsoever….I did not scream racism, and I was doing nothing wrong..but I did not run like criminals do. What about sports? Black people dominate sports…you not crying about that? BLM is bad…you don’t burn anything to get results or kill innocent, innocent people….please tell me how things have changed with the lawlessness and chaos going on? Also, please answer about Chicago…ty

      • Jason Bourne

        July 23, 2020 at 1:59 pm

        I love how you guys talk about black on black crime. Nobody talks about white on white crime and that happens pretty frequently. What about all the white psycho serial killers and mass murdererers? 95 percent of them happen to be white. What are you doing about that? See, the biggest crime there is is POVERTY. Minorities unfortunately are the people who are most affected by poverty. What are you doing about that? Then they say that blm is a radical leftist agenda. The only policy blm as an organization has endorsed is defunding the police. In fact, most black people voted for Biden who policy speaking is a centrist. And funny how radical blm is but a president who teargases protesters and brings in military secret police into cities isn’t radical. And your so constitutional. What a joke.

        • Canary Commenter

          July 23, 2020 at 2:02 pm

          Nice try. Our site is filled with reports of white-on-white crimes. You’re so woke though.

          • Jason Bourne

            July 25, 2020 at 7:00 am

            Canary, you’re scared of black people, admit it. You’re scared. You neocons are fuckin funny. Christ, you’re even scared of green energy. But, you’re so tough. You live in a constant state of FEAR!

          • Canary Commenter

            July 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm


          • Canary Commenter

            July 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm


          • Jason Bourne

            July 25, 2020 at 8:36 pm

            Speed? On November 3rd, you’re gonna find out about speed. Because we’re coming like a Cajun fastball right BA-YOU! The GOP is going to be left in the dust. Wanna race for pinks? Seems like the GOP is all out of ideas. They’re just running on austerity. Sadly, austerity has been known to be a hoax for centuries. It’s time to change canary.

        • Zille

          July 23, 2020 at 2:39 pm

          Serial killers and blacks killing each other every day are two different issues. You did not answer the question….typical…. Are you saying minorities are in poverty due to not being hired? Seriously, Amazon and warehouses in Hazleton have all colors of workers and some of the pay scales are great, Hershey, too!…Maybe you should read the constitution, you have the right to peaceful protests, not kill people (David Dorn) fantastic human being and black, burn your own community and federal buildings which working people (taxpayers) now have to rebuild all because you have displayed anger…get over yourself and be a productive human being…everyone has unfortunate experiences…it is part of life, but you accept, cope and move forward…..stop making excuses because of the color of your skin…everyone is tired of hearing it.

        • Dustin

          September 27, 2020 at 12:43 pm

          If you are more comfortable in a white community at nighttime than a black community, even by just a little bit, then 90% of what you wrote is untrue, hypocritical, and you need to reevaluate what you’re thinking and consuming.

  3. Frank

    July 24, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    The USSR and China tried to achieve full Marxism. They gave it their best shot. Tens of millions of people died. But they tried the utopia thing. BLM is a thin cover at another try at Marxism. Maybe 100 million more dead will bring utopia. Anybody buying into this Marxism now is truly naive or just plain stupid.

  4. Jason Bourne

    July 24, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    This is to all you idiots like Frankie. BLM is not a radical leftist agenda. The only policy they support as an organization is defund the police. There are places in this country where they have implented similar policies and amazingly enough it actually works. Also I’m tired of you neocons calling we progressives communists. We are Democratic socialists. Democratic Socialism is defined as having a Socialist economy in which the means of productions are collectively owned or controlled, alongside a democratic political system of government. Democratic socialists reject most self-described socialist states and Marxism-Leninism. Keyword being REJECT. We are like the Scandinavian countries. We are NOT fucking communists. The problems with conservatives today is that you try and connect dots that don’t even exist. Just because you think it, doesn’t make it so.

    • Canary Commenter

      July 25, 2020 at 1:46 am

      Sounds like a Commie.
      BLM is very racist. Read their site or have someone read it to you. It’s a Black supremacy organization that supports not only defunding police (terrible idea) but also tearing apart families and so much more. They’re very open about this on their website.

      • Jason Bourne

        July 25, 2020 at 2:33 pm

        Canary, you’re a moron. You neocons just make shit up. You believe in crazy conspiracies. Even wearing a mask is somehow part of the communist manifesto. You’re crazy! Progressives are not communists. Scandinavian countries such as Denmark are not fucking communists. The baseline of our economy just covers basic human needs. What’s wrong with that? When it comes to BLM, you just don’t get it. You have no idea what black people go through on a daily basis because you and I have white privilege. It’s not the same for minorities.

  5. Jason Bourne

    July 26, 2020 at 6:31 pm

  6. Jason Bourne

    July 26, 2020 at 8:55 pm

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    • Canary Commenter

      July 26, 2020 at 11:15 pm

      Final warning on duplicate content. That’s called spamming. The bullshit ends now.

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