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Is Cornel West A Judas Goat - When Was The Last Time You Heard Him Attack A Conservative Republican?

During the 1960s J. Edgar Hoover disrupted the Civil Rights movement by using provocateurs to infiltrate the various civil rights groups and disrupt their activities. The operation was called "Cointelpro." One tactic that was used was to have loud and disruptive Judas goat "super-militants" join the groups and divide the membership by accusing the groups leadership of being weak, or "Uncle Toms." That seems to be the very tactic that Cornel West has been using very effectively every since the 2000 election where he was very effective in helping to get George W. Bush elected.

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The "Black Prophetic" Mouth of Cornel West is At It Again - And As Usual, Just In Time To Sabotage Democrats In The Upcoming Election

The "Black Prophetic" Mouth of Cornel West is At It Again - And As Usual, Just In Time To Sabotage Democrats In The Upcoming Election

Think about it. First, Cornel helped Bush get elected, which led to your misery, and then he scurried back into his ivory tower to command $30,000 a speech to discuss your misery. Then, later, he rode all across the country on a bus professing to love poor minorities, while sitting next to a man (Tavis Smiley) who was involved in a scam that caused 30,000 poor minorities to lose their homes and life savings and that the Justice Department says was the second largest housing discrimination case in the history of this country. Now, he’s telling you that your misery is Obama's fault!!?

West also said that he didn’t vote in 2012. Is he serious!!!? Doesn’t he realize how many people died for our right to vote? Yet, he claims to love the poor but would rather not vote than to vote against the people who would rather shutdown the government than to provide jobs, affordable healthcare, extended unemployment insurance, and food stamps for the poor? And he claims to hate killing and war, yet, would rather not vote than to vote against the people who lied to go to war, and then killed over a million people in Iraq? Such a position strains the limits of credulity.

Doesn’t he have the intelligence to realize that there is no such thing as not voting? Failing to vote for one side is a vote for the other? There are two ways for the bad guys to win an election, by either getting more bad guys to vote, or getting more good guys not to vote. So that was a very irresponsible message to drop into our dire political environment.

Thus, one of two things have to be at work here - either West knows exactly what he’s doing and is scamming the people, or he’s the dumbest so-called intellectual that the Black community has ever produced. But either way, he’s not a person that anyone with sense would want to listen to.

Here’s what one of his former students had to say about him in a letter to the Daily Princetonian:

May 12, 2003

"I know you've gotten lots of response on this, but, as a student who's taken Prof. West's class, I thought I might chime in. Here is a letter I sent to the Daily Princetonian.
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"I took Prof. West's large lecture course, Philosophic, Religious, and Literary Dimensions of DuBois, Baldwin and Morrison, this semester hoping to experience first-hand the teaching of the man behind the hype. While I found the class entertaining, I did not find Prof. West to be particularly informative or critical in his approach whatsoever. Most lectures boiled down to animated though repetitive paeans to the authors, rather than a critical appraisal or contextualization of the material.
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"Despite students' obvious appreciation of Prof. West's charismatic personality and gesticulating style, his acclaim stems from the histrionics he provides "on stage" in lecture, rather than the depth of scholarship displayed therein. If Princeton was looking to garner the publicity born of employing a fascinating personality, the "steal" of Prof. West was truly a coup. If it was hoping to improve the quality of the teaching faculty, I believe Harvard [that got rid of him] was the real winner in the exchange."
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Jessica Manley '03
Princeton University
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I'd say, that just about says it all.

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An Ugly Truth: Why Some Black People Are Still Waiting For Santa Claus

Whenever I hear the Name Belafonte the first word that comes to mind is "Class." That’s the only word appropriate for the way Harry Belafonte represented Black manhood in the fifties and early sixties. During a time when the few other Black celebrities with the crossover appeal of Belafonte were trying their best to make the White world forget that they were Black, Harry Belafonte flaunted his Blackness with dignity and pride. This soft-spoken, intelligent, and self-assured Black man with the undulating body drove White women crazy for just a taste of forbidden fruit, while at the very same time giving the White establishment a glimpse of things to come.

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An Open Letter to America’s Black Journalists

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

An Open Letter to America’s Black Journalists

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THIS IS WHAT'S HAPPENING TO THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASS, COMPLIMENTS OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE . WAKE UP, AMERICA!!!

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

The United States Postal Service’s Criminal Assault on the Middle Class, and the Illusion of American Justice
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Where's Jesse, where's Sharpton, where's Barack, but most importantly, where's justice? Where are the people who fight for the poor and middle class when they're out of camera range? Dr. Cornel West, where are you?
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Mark Ridley-Thomas and Crony, Alex Johnson - An Insidious Virus Within the Black Community

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE


Mark Ridley-Thomas and Crony, Alex Johnson: An Insidious Virus Within the Black Community

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Portrait of a Sixty-Four Year-Old Child - Look At Rick Perry's Expression

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE
 
Portrait of a Sixty-Four Year-Old  Child - Look At
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Frederick Douglass

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree
 

Frederick Douglass: America - Through the Eyes of a REAL Black Man


 

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