Revealed: Derrick Bell's HBO Sci-Fi Blaxploitation Flick

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    Revealed: Derrick Bell's HBO Sci-Fi Blaxploitation Flick

    Derrick Bell, the man whose scholarship inspired Barack Obama, was the Jeremiah Wright of academia.

    And a Hollywood cult hero.

    Bell was one of the chief proponents of Critical Race Theory, a radical doctrine that holds that American legal institutions—including our civil rights laws—perpetuate white supremacy.

    Bell’s ideas were not only radical, but bizarre. After leaving Harvard (he resigned in 1992), he wrote a racialist, antisemitic fictional essay titled “The Space Traders,” which Ninth Circuit judge Alex Kozinski described in the New York Times with disgust:

    Imagine, if you will, that space aliens land in the United States and offer ''untold treasure'' in exchange for surrendering all black citizens to them. What does white America do? It votes to accept the deal by overwhelming margins. So says the law professor Derrick Bell, who poses the question in an allegorical tale he calls ''The Space Traders.''

    There is opposition, however. Jews condemn the trade as genocidal and organize the Anne Frank Committee to try to stop it. Empathy from another group that has suffered oppression? Not according to Bell. Instead, Jews worry that ''in the absence of blacks, Jews could become the scapegoats.''

    Such parables pass for legal scholarship these days…
     
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    Wild assed theories are just that.

    besides, muslims have moved themselves too the bottom of the barrel by association with their lunatics.
     
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    Nothing remotely RADICAL about that POV.

    That POV is more than supported by an even casual study of US history.

    American law codified racism. To some extent it still does, too.

    Anybody doubt that?
     
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    It certainly wouldn't be unusual for a young man of his background to want to fight the remnants of that system.
     
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    by exposing it via a sci-fi parody?

    sure....

    ~S~

     
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    Yes they are, and the people who embrace them aren't qualified to be president. Obama told us we should embrace the ideas of Derrick Bell.
     
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    You're obviously just another Marxist dickhead.
     
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    "That system" is the American justice system. Only an utter and complete jackass would claim that treating people equally is a form of racism.
     
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    Only an utter and complete jackass would think there's something wrong with making sure that's true.
     
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    Here is a perfect example of the jaundiced view of an inveterate Leftist.....

    Did you happen to notice the skin color of our current President.


    Nope....nothing will change the outlook of folks like you: not history, not experience, not data, not logic.

    Would you be honest enough to admit same?
     

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