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Russell Westbrook is amazing. I don’t like him, he rubs me the wrong way, but he’s amazing: a kamikaze on the basketball court. Game 1 of the 2018 Playoffs the Thunder announcer got himself fired. Russ executed an impossible feat of athleticism, the announder said, “He’s out of his cotton picking mind!”
Huh? Oh, some people are reminded of industrial scale southern ante bellum agriculture: cotton crops, black slaves for labor. Black slaves for no unions, no opposition …
Right. We’re a racist nation with a racist history: still steeped in racist euphemism: and double-talk.
I watch as many games as I can with my love. She’s way-more sophisticated about basketball than any other woman I’ve ever met: and, far more race conscious. She’s always asking me how many blacks are on the court. I don’t answer, I hadn’t notices, I don’t want to start noticing now. But that’s her background; not mine. Her family was garden variety Emerican: better than average, but not altogether better: better Christians than average; but by no means good Christians. Not a common species on earth.
Anyway, the Thunder guy says cotton-pickin’, the Thunder guy is out of a job.
Maybe the Thunder guy could partner up with this impossible Fox News bitch.
Anyway, the world is filled with people who voted for war, claiming they were voting for peace: voting for the status quo, whil claiming reform. people who voted for Nixon, but stopped saying so after Watergate: people who voted for Roosevelt, then change their minds.
When Judgment comes I want to ask God to tattoo everybody with icons for their political persuasion from year to year. What was our position on Saint Cyril in the Fourth Century? what was our position on Jews in the Fourth Century?