The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

Let’s Start The Week With Something Spectacular …
July 13, 2015, 6:15 am
Filed under: Peace, Prejudice, Social Commentary, Social Divide



Find yourself nodding.

[Especially if you’re one of the US Police force who thinks doing a commando roll into a pool party filled with black kids is appropriate behaviour]


Wow, that’s good. I wasn’t sure where it was going at the beginning but what an ending for consideration. Thanks for this Rob.

Comment by Pete

fuck me campbell, you post something good. or if youre a white, racist, republican, christian, something fucking terrifying. thats my measure of a fucking great speech.

Comment by andy@cynic

Yep. Bloody brilliant isn’t it.

Comment by Rob

Very good. It also prompts me to recommend that you all take a look at John Waters’ commencement speech at RISD last month.

Comment by John


Comment by andy@cynic

Yes, that was brilliant too. Not quite as brilliant as this – in my opinion – but still ace.

Comment by Rob

John Waters’ is a genius.

Comment by George

Fantastic! Thanks Rob I hadn’t seen this.

Comment by Ciaran McCabe

Hello Ciaran, how the hell are you?

Comment by Rob

where the fuck have you been ciaran?

Comment by andy@cynic

I thought it was an Ali G type piss take at the beginning then it became the most profound bit of thinking I’ve heard on the racial divide in the US. Finally this blog delivers something of value. By association.

Comment by DH

Now that’s social commentary. And he mentioned BB King which makes it doubley excellent. Brilliant answer to a question everyone is asking over here.

Comment by Bazza

Except some are asking how to contain the issue while others are asking how to solve it.

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Comment by Bazza

This is excellent Robert. Thank you.

Comment by Mary Bryant

Maybe this will make people recognise the level of tolerance being shown by the African American community in light of some very provocative prejudice aimed towards them.

Comment by Lee Hill

Yep. That just about sums it up.

Comment by Rob

Phenomenal Robert.

Comment by George

smile, and nod, and think. Thanks for this, Rob

Comment by judyt54

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