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Wed Jul 29, 2020, 12:34 PM

Bullhorn racist tweet: "I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifetyle..."

I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you will no longer be bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in your neighborhood...






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Reply Bullhorn racist tweet: "I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifetyle..." (Original post)
steve2470 Jul 29 OP
EarthFirst Jul 29 #1
soothsayer Jul 29 #2
blm Jul 29 #21
Mike 03 Jul 29 #3
agingdem Jul 29 #4
dalton99a Jul 29 #5
agingdem Jul 29 #9
Thomas Hurt Jul 29 #6
Baitball Blogger Jul 29 #7
cyndensco Jul 29 #10
Baitball Blogger Jul 29 #14
cyndensco Jul 29 #16
Baitball Blogger Jul 29 #18
pwb Jul 29 #8
Yavin4 Jul 29 #11
lagomorph777 Jul 29 #12
crickets Jul 29 #15
SiliconValley_Dem Jul 29 #13
maxrandb Jul 29 #17
blm Jul 29 #20
Withywindle Jul 29 #19
demtenjeep Jul 29 #22

Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 12:38 PM

1. WTF?

JFC.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 12:38 PM

2. Second half is worse, especially that parting word

“....Your housing prices will go up based on the market, and crime will go down. I have rescinded the Obama-Biden AFFH Rule. Enjoy!”

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Response to soothsayer (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 04:35 PM

21. Elizabeth Warren: This is blatant racism


“The AFFH rule that Trump ripped up was about helping cities address our country’s ugly legacy of government-backed housing discrimination and segregation.

This is blatant racism from the President of the United States. And it’s disgusting.
Let’s be clear: the President is using racist fear-mongering to say he’s happy to dismantle civil rights in search of a political advantage. And he's demeaning the humanity of so many low-income people who his administration continues to disrespect and harm financially.”

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 12:43 PM

3. He's misreading the times we're living in.

Someone on MSNBC said the other day (to paraphrase): It's hard to get suburban moms outraged about the protests when it's their kids who are protesting.

He's running like it's the 1970s.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:00 PM

4. The 50's are never ever coming back..

Hey all you christian white suburban bobblehead moms and barbecue grilling dads it's time to pull out those old restricted neighborhood covenants again...remember once we allow "the other" to join us in our white enclave of purity the line between owner and maid blurs...
Do Not Let That Happen

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:04 PM

5. "The Blacks are coming! The Blacks are coming!"

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #5)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:34 PM

9. The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming

a great 1961 Alan Arkin/Carl Reiner movie..and yet still timely

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:09 PM

6. Let me guess...the Pig's solution to a nonexistent problem.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:21 PM

7. Racist comment that will appeal to many white suburbanites who don't consider

themselves racist.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #7)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:39 PM

10. I agree.

When I lived in a notoriously red WI county years ago, my suburban-like city was considering bringing in low-income housing. Talking about exploding heads!

One letter to the editor i will never forget was from a male resident. He claimed he had earned his masters from UW Madison for the privilege of living in that community. Others did not belong.

Yeah, I think some white suburbanites will find its tweet appealing.

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Response to cyndensco (Reply #10)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:47 PM

14. My city was very pro-active in mitigating the legal requirements.

One "affordable housing" is age restricted, to 50 and older. Presumably to vet out crime committed by young people. And another, huge "affordable housing" is somehow connected to a Christian school. Back when it was just an open field, the billboard promoting the development was three white, blonde children. I wish to this day that I had stopped to take a picture.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #14)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 02:06 PM

16. Unfortunately, you will probably be given the opportunity to take a pic of a similar billboard.

The more things change and all.

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Response to cyndensco (Reply #16)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 02:58 PM

18. So true.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:24 PM

8. Pathetic .

As usual.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:43 PM

11. This is White Identity politics at its finest.

Whenever an African American or woman or member of the LGBTQ community runs for office, there's always an accusation that the Dems are playing identity politics. That the Dems are appealing to these communities based on the identity of the person running, not their policies or politics.

But with these tweets, we can see clearly that Trump is playing identity politics and no one is calling him out on it. He's appealing to White fears and prejudicies. He's basically saying, "I am your White knight protecting your White community".

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #11)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:46 PM

12. "no one is calling him out on it" - ???

It's universally accepted in the media that he's a blatant racist. Even his own media tacitly acknowledge it (though of course they consider it a good thing).

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #11)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 02:05 PM

15. Bingo. nt

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 01:47 PM

13. what a fucking racist prick

 

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 02:20 PM

17. You mean the Suburban Dream

Where I'm stuck in my house, unable to travel, watching my young neighbors, who unlike me, aren't retired, talking about losing their home if they don't get more help?

You mean the dream where my wife and I freak the fuck out if we cough or sniffle because we had to grocery shop with a bunch of maskless dipshits? The one where we're doing daily temperature checks?

Is it the dream where I haven't been able to see my kids for going on 6 months, and was unable to attend my mom's 90th Birthday?

Is it the Suburban Dream where the couple of small rental properties we own, that we bought to help supplement my retirement after 28.5 years of service in the Navy, are generating no income for us?

Is it that wonderful dream where I'm forced to either eat the loss on the rentals, or evict and harm my tenants and their families who have been great renters and are almost like family? Don't worry, I'm going to eat it because I could never be so cold and heartless to my fellow man in the middle of a national crisis. Hell, you'd might as well ask me to evict a young mother and her children while her husband was fighting fascists in Europe.

Is this the fucking Suburban Dream you're talking about you worthless piece of amphibian shit?

BTW-my neighbors across the street are the most fantastic people you'd ever want to meet. They are Hispanic. During my 8 month deployment to the Middle East, this family was so great to my family. They looked after my family while I was gone as if they were their own. The husband repaired my wife's car free of charge. His wife welcomed my two girls to play with her grandkids who were about the same age. This was shortly after the Navy had moved us across the country and my kids knew no one in our new neighborhood.

My neighbor had a concrete patio put in. Instead of throwing away his sod, he hauled it across the street and helped my wife put it down in our backyard.

And... his wife makes the absolutely BEST enchiladas I've ever had.

So, thanks Dipshit, but I'd rather live one day next to my neighbors, than a thousand years next to your fucked up family.

You're not promising a Suburban Dream... you're creating a never-ending nightmare.

Go Fuck Yourself you racist asspickle.

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Response to maxrandb (Reply #17)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 04:30 PM

20. Exactly. Keeping it real as always.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 03:34 PM

19. That's how Old Man Trump made his money

Racist real estate policies. That's always what he's going to come back to. It's in his blood. White flight, redlining, exclusion, NIMBY, gentrification, "urban renewal." Make white people irrationally scared, beat the "declining property values" drum all day long, cut off services to areas deemed "blighted" to make them look worse than they are to scare white middle class people even more = PROFIT.

Now that he's in his sharp decline, he's going to be parroting the stuff he heard from his dad as a kid. I expect to hear a lot more about this, even though it's not an issue he SHOULD be prioritizing right now.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 04:36 PM

22. daily it is outrage

I don't think I have enough left.


all I can say is fuck him and rona-do your job

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