If a white person said that he or she wouldn't go into a bad neighborhood, because African Americans lived there, would that be considered a racist thing to have said? If a Republican, famous conservative or Tea Party candidate ever said that, oh hells bells would there be a problem. Nice that Democrats aren't racist (because they said so) they don't have to worry about such comments being said. I'm just curious however, would that statement be racist? Well a white female legislator in New Cassel New York named Ellen Birmbaum said about a neighborhood next tot the Yes We Can Community Center "This is a bad neighborhood because African Americans live there. Very few people would want to live there." Oh by the way, Ms Birmbaum is a Democrat.
Yes, you read right, she isn't a Tea Party, Republican nor conservative, I may have overlooked that party. Anyways, her comments didn't sit very well with black Democrats, gee I wonder why?
Is Democratic legislator Ellen Birmbaum a racist? Clearly there are those in her party who believe she is, and they want her to resign for her remarks
. It would be so easy to hang Ms Birnbaum out as a symbol of Democratic racism, but I believe there was truth to what she said. So I am kind of slit on this one. It was a truth that black and white progressives chose to ignore, yet attack conservatives for pointing the obvious out. The seedy, crime infested problems in the inner cities are in mainly black neighborhoods. All you have do is pick a city, Baltimore Newark New Jersey, New Jersey City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Richmond, Oakland, South Central Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Flint Michigan etc etc etc. The unspoken rule is to never speak out loud what the problem is and more importantly who are the ones who are causing those areas to be urban war zones. For all the talk that Democrats spew about diversity, white liberals would not dare step foot into a black or mostly black impoverished neighborhood unless they are politicians going to a black church during an election year. The neighborhood she was in wasn't bad, because blacks lived there. It was bad, because of the type of blacks who lived there. Poverty is a major reason for why these neighborhoods look likes something out of a post apocalyptic Mad Max movie
. Blacks who live in these impoverish crime infested neighborhoods do so mostly by necessity and not by desire. Poverty breeds crime, and criminals live in impoverished neighborhoods.
Blacks with a good education tend not to live in poverty. Democratic progressives run these cities exclusively, no Tea Party, conservatives, no Republicans zero, ziltch, nada. What Ms Birnbaum witnessed and commented on is the aftermath of her political party not addressing what caused those neighborhoods not to be safe and economically sound in the first place. At the end of the day, Democratic politicians and their subservients saying to blacks in these crime gripped ghettos, vote for us, because the GOP and Tea Party are racist is such a deception to their constituents they claim to support. It just takes attention away for another few more years of having to address the real problems facing blacks. I could take Ms Birnbaum through parts of Baltimore that would have her peeing in her pants, and that's just in the day time. Funny how the mystical Democratic progressive utopias are few and far between for blacks, and you better not say out loud that or you might be called a racist for doing so.