"It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Race-War In America"

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Submitted by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com,

I was in the streets of Chicago in 1968 during the Democratic Convention. It was only a few months after Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King were shot to death. The “establishment,” as we called it back then, was all set to nominate Vice-president Hubert Humphrey who had started out in Washington as a Midwestern progressive firebrand but was now was broadly perceived by America’s hippie youth as a stooge and a sell-out to the evil forces running the Vietnam War.

I wasn’t exactly a protester, more like a proto-journalist, there to witness an epochal event. It was a wild three days with a lot of moiling in Lincoln Park and Grant Park, and finally out on Michigan Avenue the night of Humphrey’s awful apotheosis, where things got especially ugly and the tear gas canisters flew. But that was about it. Nobody got killed by the police, or vice-versa, and then we all went back to college (my SUNY school cost $500-a-year back then, by the bye). Nixon was the consolation prize.

Back then, it was in style to assassinate political leaders. Today it’s in fashion to assassinate police. It’s hard to imagine easier targets. Where trouble is brewing in the streets nowadays, there they stand: right out in front, easily distinguished in their uniforms. That was exactly the picture on the front page of The New York Times today: the thin blue line in Cleveland, where the Republican convention convenes this week to nominate the golden deus ex machina Donald Trump. There are few things in life one can predict with certainty, but given the grave events of recent weeks, it is hard to see how deadly gunplay might be avoided at the 2016 Republican convention.

Maybe the police will just decide to stay indoors and not present themselves as targets. Likelihood of that: not much. Ohio officials are talking about suspending the “open carry” law for the duration of the event. That would probably make for better “optics” than, say, an armed mob brandishing repeating rifles, but even if that law is suspended, it’s not hard to imagine people carrying weapons in a guitar case or a backpack. The killing meme is just on, like the deadly spirits that wafted out of Pandora’s Box.

Maybe it’s time for the Black President, Mr. Obama, to just come out and tell the black population that their grievances against the police are trumped up, shall we say: that Alton Sterling was not an upright citizen doin’ nuttin’ but a convicted felon carrying a gun, and that we still don’t know the facts about what Philando Castile was doing when he got shot in his car, and, well, he might just go back and shake off the fairy dust surrounding the Michael Brown (Ferguson) incident, the Tamir Rice (“toy” gun) incident, and all the other ambiguous situations of the past several years that have sparked the current crisis in race relations.

Otherwise, it’s beginning to look a lot like race war in America. Political and thought leaders have so far failed to conduct that fabled “conversation about race” that is such a phantom presence in the national life. It is apparently too painful to actually undertake. The pretenses about it have become ludicrous — for example Hillary Clinton’s recent utterance that “white people need to recognize our privilege,” and the fatuous calls to “come together.”

Both black and white America (especially “liberal” HRC America) might better ask themselves: why have we promoted the idea that blacks needn’t bother trying to assimilate into the nation’s common culture (such of it that actually remains)? This is what the idiotic “diversity” cult does, accompanied by the even more idiotic idea that “inclusion” is required for those who choose not to be included in that common culture. The damage from fifty years of these shibboleths ought to be obvious now. But emotions are carrying us past the moment of self-examination on any side. Perhaps that “conversation about race” can only take place after a greater convulsion, when people finally get sick of what their dishonesty has wreaked.

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Bill of Rights's picture

38 million blacks

196 million Whites


Bring it on the clensing will be great.....

cheka's picture

blacks stay at war

this author must not live amongst them

ali_baba's picture

Welcome to the boards of the peace loving whites lol - where you'll find tolerance in ABUNDANCE.... not like the Muslims and their hatred for gays and shit. No white man ever hated a gay.... ever.

End of the day, you'd love to kill all blacks but guess which crypto tribe won't let you. You gotta love em.


38 Million Blacks

196 million whites (with x percent infiltration by a tribe who cannot be very easily identified - cos they learned their lesson LAST TIME)

hmmm, I'm betting on the Blacksssss


The Juggernaut's picture

It’s being spun as a race war but it’s really a police force coming down on a minority.  In this case the minority are blacks and in the next case the minority will be ideas.




This is to simply destabilize The People while the politicians, central bankers and ceo’s take all the wealth and power and prepare for the currency failure.

OrangeJews's picture
OrangeJews (not verified) The Juggernaut Jul 18, 2016 3:16 PM

This is going to be a spicey meat-a-ball by November!

NoDebt's picture

If can all just agree on one thing this whole situation would calm down real fast:  No more black Muslim community organizers in the WH.  Ever.



The Wizard's picture

No white man ever hated a gay.... ever.

A gay, what do you mean by "gay". Gay means to be happy. There is no reason to hate a happy man.

Are you referring to homosexuals? Do you mean no white man ever hated a homosexual?

MalteseFalcon's picture

There isn't going to be a race war because neither blacks nor whites want one.

When the race-baiter-in-chief leaves the white house and President Trump cuts off the funding to these professional agitators, all Americans black and white will work to make America great again.

For his part in destroying race relations instead of validating the success of the last 50 years, Obama's presidency will be marked: FAIL.

BlindMonkey's picture

38 million are all that need to be sent over to Liberia?  Sounds like a plan.

vollderlerby's picture

Send them to Merkel. She'll take them.

jcaz's picture

"It's just that they smell...  Well, they smell bad....."

ACES FULL's picture

I was beginning to think that this race war we had all heard about was never coming. Then we elected a black President and apparently that was enough to push the oppressed blacks over the edge.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

I thought I would never see the day Kuntslur got nailed it dead center bullseye on target.   I am shocked.

NotApplicable's picture

Wow, I had always hoped that Kuntsler was young, given the immaturity of his writings. Turns out, he's a lifelong Koolaid drinker.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Yeah he drinks a bunch of kool aid.  Nonetheless this he nailed dead center.

Everyman's picture

Sung to the tune of "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas"


"It's begining to look a lot like race war -  everywhere I go.."

smokintoad's picture

Take a look at the five-and-ten, the window shattered again....

blindman's picture

mini nukes are melting all the snow....

NurseRatched's picture

But..but...but a race war will totally decimate the WNBA!

Sure, hockey will be safe.  And NASCAR will be largely unaffected.  But the WNBA will be destroyed!

mrdenis's picture

Hockey already has a leg up on keeping blacks in their place ....their is only one thing black on the ice and all the white guys are chasing it around the ice and trying to beat the crap out of it ...... 

E.F. Mutton's picture

I'm surprised that hasn't been reported as a trigger

Freddie's picture

50% of American white males are cpowardly Trayvon loving NCAA, NFL and NBA fans. They loves their Trayvons especially dumb southerners who worship Clemson, Tulane, LSU, Texas, U of Alabama.

I was in a restaurant the other day and two obese Trayvon with corporate jobs were talking college ball. Morons like white Americ an males who worship Trayvon rapist thug ball players. Sheep.

Paul Kersey's picture

Freddie, I am one of those dumb, white southern NCAA, NFL and NBA fans. While I am not about fighting in any race wars, I am no coward when it comes to fighting. Sometimes my hatred of certain individuals keeps me up at night just thinking violent thoughts and planning acts of retribution, but I harbor no hatred for any race. I am easily at war with anyone who screws me, but I'm an equal opportunity hater. Fuck with me, and I will hate you regardless of your race, creed, color or political affiliation, but, as I state previously, I ain't suiting up for any race war.

sidfalco's picture

First the fried chicken people, then the burrito people ?

logicalman's picture

Can't beat a good race/religious war to distract all races/religions from the real enemy of humanity.

I shouldn't need to name names.



LA_Goldbug's picture

"Bring it on the clensing will be great....."

So that the REAL reasons for the problems are not discussed. Hell, "are not mentioned" is probable more correct.

DeeZ_nutZ's picture

do you see something unusual in the chessboard picture?  want to guess?

1980XLS's picture

The white guy is "Outgunned"

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Some may wish to characterize the conflict-to-date as race war, but I dont think that is accurate.  Citizens are and should be resisting State tyranny.  Of course the niggers can only see things in terms of 'victimization by da evil white man'.  So that's what they will talk about, but I haven't (yet) seen an escalation in black-on-white murder.

cheka's picture

lots of black on white attacks post trayvon, post brown, gray -- criminals cited revenge


skinwalker's picture

Should there be a war in this country, my hope is that whites, blacks and mexicans will team up to fight the people who are actually guilty, and when the dust settles divide the country up and call it a day.


But I'm an idealist.

New England Patriot's picture

Race war is a massive distraction. 

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) New England Patriot Jul 18, 2016 2:08 PM

There's a reason the trash-class are always acting like trash.  

Victorio's picture

Race war is a massive fabrication.



SWRichmond's picture

Race war is a massive fabrication.

The only reason any blacks are even considering / discussing this possibility of a race war is that they mostly live in cities where they are either a majority or at least a sizeable group.  This gives them (false) confidence in their numbers.

I will continue saying: the cities are vestiges of a bygone era.  As a group they are drains on economies, not producers.  Rather than being centers of production (factories, and homes for workers), cities now are centers of skimming, or "intermediation" (banking, insurance, legal services) and theft (banking, media, government / politics, lobbying).  The internet is replacing the intermediation, and who needs the theft?

What will urban blacks do when we finish turning our backs on the cities, because we simply don't need them?

Example: Detroit

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Great point, cities were once organized around trade and manufacturing/industry.  The US doesnt do manufacturing or industry anymore, and there is UPS/FedEx for the supply chain, not to mention a www-full of shit on demand.  We're even witnessing a Wall Street diaspora.  Hedge funds have/are migrating away from the greater NYC area for places as esoteric to fin svces as FL.  Tepper wasn't the first, BTW.  I cant tell you how much happier I am having a ZERO minute commute every day in SC.  I have a crew of stress-relieving fuzzymen in my office, and my human contractors and clients come to me.  PLus I get to scare the shit out of the tax collector when he fails to knock and annouce.

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) skinwalker Jul 18, 2016 2:03 PM

You sure are... 

From the comments on here, the white-trash know EXACTLY who the enemy is.

And it ain't the enemy you have in mind, that's for sure.

44magnum's picture

Their still asleep or just plain fucking ignorant. As there is no shortage of ignorant in the USA. Just look at our last two recent POTUS for confirmation of ignorance with a college degree!

Angry White Guy's picture

If you think elections in this country are honest, I've got news for you, you're the ignorant one.

44magnum's picture

Divide and conquer always works with the sheep.

We have met the enemy and we still let them extort money from us every fucking year. We work and they get PAID!

Once they get the money they spend it quicker than welfare recipient.



froze25's picture

Its nice to work and have what you are given as compensation for your work taken from you under threat of force and given to someone that did nothing for it. Its called slavery.

froze25's picture

To many members of the Black community are totally brain washed. I feel bad for the regular black people that are going to get stuck in this nightmare that is starting for them.

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) froze25 Jul 18, 2016 2:05 PM

How many white OldFarts think their free medical care isn't Socialism. 

Brainwashing is easy when you pay somebody to be brainwashed.

Nero_Hedge's picture

Agree 100%..

Just being realistic, I think it could be achieved if white militant groups were the first to very publicly extend their support to others. Oath keepers showing up to BLM protests and helping arm the participants, attending immigration rallies to protest the profiling of ppl based on color. This does not mean they can't believe in the scourge of black on black crime, or the need for border security- just that law abiding citizens have a right to be armed, protest their government, and not be harassed by our public servants.

Bollixed's picture

We need to stop the profiling of ppl based on color and start the profiling of ppl based on intelligence. Oath keepers showing up to BLM protests and helping arm the participants?

WTF are you thinking...

Nero_Hedge's picture

Yes I agree with that...not to support a lot of BLMs message, but to show solidarity with the rights I mentioned above for ALL citizens..but there is an image issue like it or not with militia groups when they are comprised almost uniformly with the same looking people.

Rainmon's picture

Hello, excuse me, before you start rioting and looting, could you please fill out this IQ test form...

joe6px's picture

It is a culture war.  Thugs gonna thug.  White, black, blue, plaid, it doesn't matter.  Inner city "culture" is anything but.

Freddie's picture

See Civil War 1 aka just another banksters war as usual.  Some idiots mythologize the Civil War.  It was pure evil.   They drafted people and if people tried to avoid or desert - they killed them.

Another red shield war to take over the wealth of the south.  Just like what happened to Libya and the Ukraine.  It is all about looting and stealing by the banksters.