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(Slate)   The question to ask Derrick Bell is not why did you write that whites would sell blacks to aliens. But what do space aliens need African-Americans for? What did Derrick Bell know about these aliens and when did he know it?   (slate.com) divider line 226
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2012-03-09 08:20:15 AM  
i.imgur.com

/posted this in yesterday's thread
 
2012-03-09 08:36:02 AM  
Ask away, the good professor is still dead.
 
2012-03-09 08:37:59 AM  
So, the fact that many Jews were actually cowed into submission and even into cooperation with Nazi plans in the days of Nazi Germany when they began their program to segregate and destroy them is completely forgotten?

Or is that forgotten so we can play up Jews as superhuman and anyone claiming otherwise is a vile anti-semite?
 
2012-03-09 09:03:52 AM  
 
2012-03-09 09:26:44 AM  
They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.
 
2012-03-09 09:40:49 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


Like when your friend finds that "awesome band you have to hear" but you start listening and find out they suck but he just keeps saying, "just wait, it gets even better" and it doesn't?
 
2012-03-09 09:41:56 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


Not if they go this route. It's too complicated for their devotees.
 
2012-03-09 09:57:41 AM  

palladiate: So, the fact that many Jews were actually cowed into submission and even into cooperation with Nazi plans in the days of Nazi Germany when they began their program to segregate and destroy them is completely forgotten?

Or is that forgotten so we can play up Jews as superhuman and anyone claiming otherwise is a vile anti-semite?


Well, shiat. That is one hell of a good point.
 
2012-03-09 10:02:14 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


BBBBBBUTT that would mean that Breitbart's death was in vain!


/NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
 
2012-03-09 10:02:16 AM  
I really don't know what the fuss over a career .276 hitter is all about.
 
2012-03-09 10:12:17 AM  

Diogenes: Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.

Not if they go this route. It's too complicated for their devotees.


I don't think it matters. I can't stand listening to Hannity, but I expect this will be the new Jeremiah Wright dead horse he plans on beating nonstop for the next 8 months.
 
2012-03-09 10:20:13 AM  
I haven't read the fictional story. I probably should. And someone can correct me if I'm wrong. But the from what I gather then this famous statement...

First they came for the communists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.

Then they came for me
and there was no one left to speak out for me.


... is also anti-semitic. The Jews here don't show true concern for the commies or the trade unionist, except for the fact that eventually They came for them. So these Jews were also acting out of self-interest.

So Martin Niemöller = Anti-Semite. And the Holocaust Museum in DC which has this engraved near the exit is now anti-Semitic by association.
 
2012-03-09 10:25:21 AM  

AdolfOliverPanties: palladiate: So, the fact that many Jews were actually cowed into submission and even into cooperation with Nazi plans in the days of Nazi Germany when they began their program to segregate and destroy them is completely forgotten?

Or is that forgotten so we can play up Jews as superhuman and anyone claiming otherwise is a vile anti-semite?

Well, shiat. That is one hell of a good point.


Also Israel supported the South African regime (at the time arguably the most Nazi-like government in the world). Israel didn't have a lot of friends back then and it probably also needed South African uranium for its atomic program. So this is a real life example of a group of Jewish people farking over blacks out of self-interest.

(I guess every country on the planet is guilty at one point or another of farking over other people for national interests... although I've always found the Israel-apartheid South Africa example particularly sad and disappointing considering the Jewish holocaust experience)
 
2012-03-09 10:30:36 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


You underestimate the media's capability to get caught up in and distribute right wing talking points.
 
2012-03-09 10:32:12 AM  
I really liked that show. They had one where everyone in an apartment building woke up with a gun waiting for them on their door step. I wished they'd made more.
 
2012-03-09 10:56:49 AM  
Could you imagine the shat storm if he had whites being sold to the aliens in his completely fictional fiction book?
 
2012-03-09 11:22:13 AM  

7of7: Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.

You underestimate the media's capability to get caught up in and distribute right wing talking points.


I don't think they're going to get too far with "President black dude hugged another black dude who was into black dude law stuff and wrote a Twilight Zone where aliens take all the black dudes."

/I could be wrong
 
2012-03-09 11:24:08 AM  
What is the narrative here? That all these people that have "influenced" Obama have just failed to activate his Manchurian Candidate switch and they're just waiting until his second term to make him into the Socialst, Communitst, Fascist, Big Government Liberal they've been saying he was all along?
 
2012-03-09 11:25:17 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


I think they'll make it into more of a Plan. It's their ninth, I believe.

/pull the string
 
2012-03-09 11:27:01 AM  
In case you want to see the adaptation from the 90s (new window)

Pretty good and more fun to watch than to read.
 
2012-03-09 11:27:30 AM  
Wow! I've actually read that story.

/Got nothing.
 
2012-03-09 11:27:50 AM  
Yeah.

i651.photobucket.com
 
2012-03-09 11:30:12 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.


You know who else had a Thing...

farm4.static.flickr.com

That's right. Rommel!
 
2012-03-09 11:30:46 AM  

impaler: Could you imagine the shat storm if he had whites being sold to the aliens in his completely fictional fiction book?


What do you think Obama whispered to Bell during their gay Marxist Black Panther hug? "If I ever become President, I'm selling whites to aliens as slaves. Even if they don't ask for them."
 
2012-03-09 11:31:45 AM  
cdn.breitbart.com

Wow, a blast from the past...
 
2012-03-09 11:33:03 AM  
"Derrick Bell got into serious trouble when he wrote an essay, a fictional story, called "Space Traders," positing that Americans, white Americans would sell black Americans to space aliens in order to pay out the national debt and that Jews would stand by and let it happen broker the deal..."

FIFY
 
2012-03-09 11:36:28 AM  
farm8.staticflickr.com
 
2012-03-09 11:37:53 AM  

SilentStrider: I really don't know what the fuss over a career .276 hitter is all about.


To be honest, I wouldn't have sold him to aliens, but I would have traded him for a decent reliever.

rlv.zcache.com
 
2012-03-09 11:38:02 AM  

Metaluna Mutant: In case you want to see the adaptation from the 90s (new window)

Pretty good and more fun to watch than to read.


Thanks for posting this video! I have been thinking about it for years, but could not recall details.
 
2012-03-09 11:38:32 AM  

Boxcutta: What is the narrative here?


i105.photobucket.com
 
2012-03-09 11:38:49 AM  

DavidVincent: "Derrick Bell got into serious trouble when he wrote an essay, a fictional story, called "Space Traders," positing that Americans, white Americans would sell black Americans to space aliens in order to pay out the national debt and that Jews would stand by and let it happen broker the deal..."

FIFY


You know who else wrote science fiction short stories?

...

...

No, seriously. It involved motorcycles. Look it up.
 
2012-03-09 11:39:08 AM  

Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.




Black people in Antarctica? Have you ever seen a black person in the snow?
 
2012-03-09 11:39:52 AM  
He alone has made a pilgrimage to the gates of the Underverse... and returned a different being. Stronger. Stranger. Half alive and half... something else.
 
2012-03-09 11:42:02 AM  
Link (new window)

Starting to make a little more sense.
 
2012-03-09 11:42:31 AM  
Flaw in the logic, why would they pay white people for black slaves when they could go to Africa and pick them up for free? Even aliens have to live on a budget.
 
2012-03-09 11:42:50 AM  
The uproar about this work of FICTION is that Jews are "standing by" and letting evil whites carry out their dastardly plans? WTF?

In theTFA its given that modern whites would sell American blacks to aliens. That raises no uproar because we know how evil they all are. Meanwhile, in the real world, Goldman Sachs is enslaving entire nations.
 
2012-03-09 11:43:15 AM  
www.slate.com

/So are we saying Obama is a Time Lord?
 
2012-03-09 11:43:16 AM  
Race baiting for fun and profit.

/Already been said?
 
2012-03-09 11:46:51 AM  
All kidding aside, slavery became uneconomical because of the exploitation of hydrocarbons - first coal-fired steam engines, and later gasoline-fired internal combustion engines. As long as we all own hundreds of virtual slaves in the form of fossil energy, there's little chance anyone would bother to enslave anyone else. It's a lot of hassle and expense for little return. But it's a sensitive subject guaranteed to rile up a crowd. Blah blah blah.
 
2012-03-09 11:47:02 AM  

rjakobi: You know who else wrote science fiction short stories?


Ray Bradbury?
 
2012-03-09 11:47:21 AM  

cig-mkr: Flaw in the logic, why would they pay white people for black slaves when they could go to Africa and pick them up for free? Even aliens have to live on a budget.


Been a long time since I saw it, but they need people with a certain percentage of melanin in their skin, and wouldn't tell us what they were going to do with them. And in exchange, they were going to give us technology to solve our food and energy problems. Even though many didn't want to do it, it ended up being a "goods of the many vs. good of the few" kinda deal. I don't think they said "if you say no we're gonna take em anyway", they just made us an offer.
 
2012-03-09 11:47:55 AM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-03-09 11:48:08 AM  

Rapmaster2000: Elandriel: They are just desperate to make this into a Thing. It's not going to be.

You know who else had a Thing...

[farm4.static.flickr.com image 500x385]

That's right. Rommel!


Good one.

although strictly speaking the Kubelwagen is not a Thing (or VW 181, to use its proper name)
 
2012-03-09 11:48:10 AM  

Dr. Whoof: rjakobi: You know who else wrote science fiction short stories?

Ray Bradbury?


The Apostles?
 
2012-03-09 11:49:04 AM  
Way to end you sentence with a preposition.
 
2012-03-09 11:49:07 AM  
But who's to say, depending on the deal Blacks may want to go.
 
2012-03-09 11:50:14 AM  
pay off national debt with like 13% of our population. hmmmm. He may have had a point.
 
2012-03-09 11:50:15 AM  

cig-mkr: Flaw in the logic, why would they pay white people for black slaves when they could go to Africa and pick them up for free? Even aliens have to live on a budget.


That's what I was wondering as well.

I suppose American blacks would be a better slave model, in that you've got a literate population that speak the same language.

Still, why would the aliens offer to pay at all. Why would they stop with blacks?
 
2012-03-09 11:50:19 AM  

impaler: Could you imagine the shat storm if he had whites being sold to the aliens in his completely fictional fiction book?


farm5.staticflickr.com
 
2012-03-09 11:50:51 AM  
I thought the only Bell that was an expert on this sort of thing was Art.
 
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