On Saturday, during the “Final Four Show”, former NBA star and “Inside the NBA” analyst Charles Barkley said that politicians intentionally fuel racial division in order to “keep their grasp on money and power,” and that the system is designed to cultivate hatred and to “scramble the middle class.”
During CBS’s coverage of Saturday’s March Madness games, Barkey said, “Man, I think most white people and black people are great people.” He added, “I really believe that in my heart.”
Amen to that! How weird is it in 2021 to hear a former basketball great say something like that?
Barkley didn’t stop there as he continued to argue that our political system is set up to protect the power and wealth of the people we elect in government.
“But I think our system is set up where our politicians, whether they’re Republicans or Democrats, make us not like each other, so they can keep their grasp [on] money and power,” Barkley said.
“They divide and conquer,” Barkley said, adding that people are “stupid” to follow politicians who create issues in communities they “don’t live in.”
Barkley is spot on with his analysis. In today’s day and age, instead of politicians saying “Hey vote for me because I’m gonna do this in that” they say “Don’t vote for that guy because he’s evil and he hates you.” Democrats do this all the time because they can run on things they believe in so they want to make their voters angry at their opponent. That’s on Page 1 of the Big Book of Democrat Lies. In all fairness, some RINOs do the same thing but usually against Republicans who are trying to unseat them in a primary.
“I truly believe in my heart most white people and black people are awesome people,” he said. “But we are so stupid following our politicians, whether they are Republicans or Democrats, and their only job is, ‘Hey, let’s make these people not like each other. We don’t live in their neighborhoods. [We’ve] all got money. Let’s make the whites and blacks not like each other; let’s make rich people and poor people not like each other; let’s scramble the middle class.’”
“I truly believe that in my heart,” Barkley concluded.
True story. I was once out with friends at the River Deck Cafe, a club in Manayunk, Philadelphia, where Philly sports figures were known to frequent. I was standing talking to a friend in a crowded room in front of one of the bars when I got knocked into from behind and my beer spilled on the floor. I quickly turned around and there was a look of shock on the face of Charles Barkley. He said, “I’m really sorry about that. I was shoved myself.” I shook his hand because who wouldn’t, right? He smiled as he walked toward the bar and asked, “What were you drinking.” I said, “Coors Light.” He made a face and said, “Thanks for going easy on my wallet,” and then we both laughed. Charles caught a lot of crap by the Philly media, but he was a really decent, good man in person.
This isn’t the first time Barkley has made comments that are the antithesis of the political agenda of Woke sports leagues like the NBA. In September last year, Barkley did not speak the same divisive racial nonsense over the death of Breonna Taylor that many others did at the time, saying that even though the case was tragic, it didn’t belong in the same category as the death of George Floyd.
“It’s just bad the young lady lost her life, but we do have to take into account that her boyfriend did shoot at the cops and shot a cop,” Barkley said. “So, like I said, even though I’m really sorry she lost her life, I don’t think we can just put this in the same situation as George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery,” Barkley said.
Barkley also ripped the “fools on TV” who were fighting for the “defund the police” movement, saying that black people need police “when we have crime in our neighborhoods.”
I hope he doesn’t get canceled, because we need the voice of reason if we’re ever going to stop the Marxist onslaught of Cancel Culture.
Some Americans still love a good “Come From Behind” story in sports; when the little guy wins a magnificent honor against all odds, however with the new shift in American culture toward Marxist ideology, some Americans want everyone canceled unless people can affirm same-gender sexual attraction, or LGBTQ plus dominance.
Consider this NCAA story about Basketball and those who wish to dominate it, even when they don’t play in the game:
“Few people gave 15th-seeded Oral Roberts University much of a chance to knock off second-seeded Ohio State. Fewer still expected the Golden Eagles to advance to the Sweet 16.
But after an 81-78 come-from-behind victory over seventh-seeded Florida on Sunday night, ORU is just the second No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the round of 16,” reported Sports Spectrum.
Oral Robers, a Christian school, is shaking up college basketball, and that is the stuff of blockbuster movie plots in some far away, long-forgotten land called the United States of America. So the left wants them out of the championship.
That is the basis of cancel culture and an easy way for the left to win based on their unique sexual preferences. As if that has anything to do with Basketball, or anything else. Remember “stay out of my bedroom?”
Today, however, not affirming people’s individual sexual preferences is the fodder of leftist cancel culture, and is promoted by the ‘ethical and moral leaders of today’s society who claim anyone who isn’t supportive and encouraging of making Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender the bosses of everything can’t exist. That is the simplified message of their powerful ruling ideology.
Oral Robert University’s recent NCAA victories put them on the radar to be destroyed by the left.
Hemal Jhaveri went on a full-blown attack demanding that people stop celebrating them in her article titled, Oral Roberts University isn’t the feel-good March madness story we need.
SHE CLAIMS HER MORALS ARE SUPERIOR TO CHRISTIAN’S
In her op-ed, Jhaveri wrote:
“Now, Oral Roberts is primed to reap the rewards of the work from their unpaid student athletes. On the backs of those hard working kids, the university will seek to rewrite the narrative of their school into one of athletic victory when in fact, it’s steeped in bigotry and an exclusionary fundamentalism. The NCAA gave Oral Roberts that opportunity by allowing them into the tournament. Fans and media, eager to embrace a Cinderella story, helped push that narrative along either without knowing all the facts or willingly burying them as irrelevant.
However accomplished its young student athletes are, the school is a hotbed of institutional transphobia, homophobia with regressive, sexist policies. There is no way to separate their men’s basketball team from the dangers of their religious dogma, no matter how many top seeds they defeat.
Often, athletic accomplishments and victories on the court make up for moral failings all the time. In this case though, whatever the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team manages to do on the court can’t obscure the dangerous and hateful ideology of its core institution. It’s always nice to root for the underdog, but in this case, there’s very little to actually cheer about.
BECAUSE IF YOU DO NOT SPEND YOUR TIME AFFIRMING SAME GENDER SEXUAL ATTRACTION-YOU ARE IMMORAL
She goes on to say:
“As a private university and under the banner of fundamentalist Christian beliefs, the school is free to impose whatever standards of behavior they see fit, even if those standards are wildly out of line with modern society and the basic values of human decency.”
Jhaveri often writes about her proud Indian heritage. Her point of view is not appreciated by Black Americans, and this used to mean something to the left before they replaced their messaging with an actual push for segregation that we are currently seeing in society.
Shortly after her obvious attempt to stir up a civil dispute over Oral Roberts University, Jharvi was fired from her job for another jab at White American men.
What we know is that Jharvi was fired for using her position of power. She was fired for having an anti-America bias that Americans must be LGBTQ plus affirming in all that they do. The truth is that no, we don’t.
Considering her complete lack of remorse for being racist, sexist, and a Christianphobe, the smart money isn’t on Jhaveri coming from behind to win anything in the near future.