Same Planet, Different Universes

This is some cray cray shit. First of all, from Spook Magazine:

Meet Black Brunch

In the wake of the non-indictment of the police officers responsible for the murders of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, emergency actions have arisen across the States to draw attention to what is understood as a war on Black Americans. One such response is Black Brunch, led by a group of young Black folks who are claiming space around the city of Oakland to draw attention to the crimes against their communities.

I met up with two young activists involved in the Black Brunch actions, Wazi Maret Davis, a graduate student and violence prevention educator, and Brianna Gibson, a paralegal at the Supreme Court in San Francisco.

Wazi scooped me up from out of the rain to take me to an upscale Southern food restaurant. The restaurant, where we drank whiskey and ate mac and cheese that was surely cooked in bacon dripping, is “fancy,” she told me, “but not bourgeois.” The distinction is marginal, but a significant one for Black Brunch, which has staged actions that involved walking into white neighbourhoods to disrupt the sacred bourgeois institution of brunch.

SPOOK: So can you explain, what exactly is Black Brunch?

Wazi: Black Brunch is a tactic for direct action. It’s not an organisation, it’s not a group. Black Brunch is a specific tactic for Black organisers who want to take out some kind of direct action.

So what’s the methodology?

Wazi: Black Brunch is saying no business as usual. Every day, Black people are murdered by police, and millions of other things, too. We’re not going to let people sit around and pretend this isn’t happening. One part of the violence that Black folks face is about simply being able to exist and be. We can’t just exist and be in public space because we’re thought of as threatening.

We were thinking a lot about historical tactics like the sit-ins that Martin Luther King used to do. We decided that we’d go into communities where people do not necessarily think about our pain, and take up space there. Our first action was going into the Rockridge neighbourhood, which is a predominantly white, pretty wealthy area. Not very inclusive to a lot of Black folks and people of colour.

We marched in this area, and we went into different establishments: restaurants, brunch spots, where people would be carrying on their usual business, and we went to interrupt that. In those particular communities where they’re surrounded by money, or they’re surrounded by white folks, they don’t have to engage with what’s going on in Black communities, and they can easily disassociate from that and pretend it’s not happening. So we say, no. We’re going to take up space in your community, let you know what’s happening outside this. We exist, and we’re here.

There is a whole bunch more where that came from.

I don’t know why anybody would feel threatened by a group of black people who take over a restaurant and start yelling and chanting. Wazi is right about one thing though – what they are doing is a tactic. More specifically, it’s a disruptive tactic.

Modern Leftists are really big on tactics, but they lack any coherent strategy and their goals are vague or non-existent. This latest bunch of protests is like Occupy Wall Street for black people. They go out and enthusiastically protest but accomplish nothing except annoying and disrupting the lives of other people.

But it feels good! And we all know that feelings are important.

This next one comes from Ta-nehisi Coates, so you know what the theme will be:

Why the NYPD Turned Its Back on the City

On Sunday, a relatively large group of New York police officers, sworn to protect and serve the public, turned their back on the public’s elected executive, Mayor Bill de Blasio:

The show of disrespect came outside the funeral home where Officer Wenjian Liu was remembered as an incarnation of the American dream: a man who had immigrated at age 12 and devoted himself to helping others in his adopted country. The gesture, among officers watching the mayor’s speech on a screen, added to tensions between the mayor and rank-and-file police even as he sought to quiet them.

This particular protest came after Commissioner William Bratton asked them not to stage a repeat of Officer Rafael Ramos’s funeral. This request included the telling caveat, “I issue no mandates, and I make no threats of discipline, but I remind you that when you don the uniform of this department, you are bound by the tradition, honor and decency that go with it.”


Or is there something more? Forgive me. I have not yet fully worked this all out. But Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn describes the prisoners headed to the Soviet Gulag as waves flowing underground. These waves “provided sewage disposal for the life flowering on the surface.” I understand this to mean that the gulag was not just mindless evil—was not just incomprehensible insanity—but served some sort of productive and knowable purpose.

Could it be that believing our police to be constantly under fire is not mysterious—that it serves some productive function, that society actually derives something from its peace officers engaged in forever war? And can we say that the function of the war here at home is not simply a response to violent crime (which has plunged) but to some other need? And knowing that identity is not simply defined by what we are, but what we are not, can it be that our police help give us identity, by branding one class of people as miscreants, outsiders, and thugs, and thus establishing some other class as upstanding, as citizens, as Americans? Does the feeling of being besieged serve some actual purpose?

Didja catch that? Coates was being sneaky – he invoked the race card without ever using the “R” word. But what he really meant was this:

And knowing that identity is not simply defined by what we are, but what we are not, can it be that our police help give us identity, by branding one RACE of people as miscreants, outsiders, and thugs, and thus establishing some other RACE as upstanding, as citizens, as Americans?

The hive-mind of the Left is collectively butthurt by the refusal of the NYPD to demonstrate loyalty and obedience to the Mayor of New York City. Of course they would treat as heroes any cops who refused to obey orders and break up an illegal protest. Just like they treated as heroes the few military members who violated their oaths, disobeyed orders and refused to serve in Iraq.

Can a hive-mind go collectively insane?

Hackers have taken down a conservative website over THIS “BLACKS ONLY” manual for ‘Black Brunch’ protests!

When hackers attack a website because they’re angry about information being spread, you can bet we won’t back down. That’s exactly what happened to our friends at when their incontinent writer @DefendWallSt discovered and published a manual for the stupid “black brunch” protests this weekend.

Years ago I was at a friend’s house for a small get-together when her kid started acting up. Mom was down to her last nerve and he was getting on it. I knew he was gonna get a beating. The other guests knew he was gonna get a beating. Mom knew it too but she was trying to avoid it or hoping to at least wait until all of us guests had left.

The only person in the house who was shocked and surprised when that kid got his ass beat was the kid. Everybody else saw it coming a long way off.

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148 Responses to Same Planet, Different Universes

  1. Myiq2xu says:

    Personally I hope these protesters continue to target upscale neighborhoods, restaurants and stores for their shenanigans. I dare them to try looting and burning on Fifth Avenue or Rodeo Drive and see what happens.

    • piper says:

      Klown, You know that these upscale neighborhoods are off limits, the riffraff are allowed in to clean homes, take care of parks and lawns, etc. but the rulz say they must leave at the end of their work shift.

    • thewizardofroz says:

      To be accurate, that should be Madison Avenue which when it comes to very upscale stores has become what Fifth Avenue used to be.

      Roz in NJ/NYC

      • DeniseVB says:

        Didn’t they barge in on Midtown’s ToysR’Us and Macy’s during the crazy holiday/tourist shopping season? They seemed more of a nuisance than sympathetic to their “cause”.

  2. votermom says:

    On the cops – if they feel, as I do, that deBlasio’s words and actions helped create tge dangerous situation that got Liu & Ramos killed, then I think they are being very restrained by simply turning their backs on him. I support the cops in this.
    Also, the left – always with the “how dare you not just sit there and let me hit you!” outrage.
    Truly the heirs of slavers.

    • piper says:

      Sorry I gonna say this – perhaps Weiner or Wiener even with his sexting proclivities would have made a better mayor than DeBooBoo. I still want to know why he changed his last name to DeBlasio.

      • votermom says:

        I still want to know why he changed his last name to DeBlasio.

        Daddy issues and to sound more ethnic.
        This is also the story of Barack Soetero Obama, btw.

  3. Myiq2xu says:

    • piper says:

      Wish my computer would clean my apartment and shovel the snow on the driveway. Maybe I should switch from a Mac to a PC

  4. Myiq2xu says:

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    • Mary says:

      Chris Hayes is a whiny pussy. (Did I say that out loud?)

      I really, really—really, really despise the little prick.

    • lizzy says:

      I’m sure they chased him to the back of a subway platform and tazed him multiple times. When he was groggy they shoved him down and beat and kicked him to a bloody pulp. They wanted to make sure he had a realistic description of police brutality for his son dante. I’m sure he wanted to grab one of their guns to end it all but he passed out. Rev Al will fix them with his NAN. Photos will be splashed across the Times.

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  9. DeniseVB says:

    I wish they’d stop invoking MLK’s “peaceful” tactics. Totally different time, but if these morons stayed in school, they’d know that. MLK wanted blacks to be served brunch, now these people want whites to stop eating brunch ? Mindboggling. If it’s a race war they want, they’re gonna lose.

  10. piper says:

    obamacare hitting Harvard professors who are so upset that they’re having to pay more for their health care. Why they thought they were exempt is beyond belief – aren’t they special snowflakes.

  11. Somebody says:

    The business owner in the video is much more tolerant than I am. I would have told them to leave and called the police to have them removed, rather than let them disrupt my paying customers. I’d feel that way if a group of people came in my business disrupting things protesting about anything; no matter their race and no matter whether I agreed with their viewpoint or not. Disrupting a private business is NOT a right, it’s private property.

    It’s a good thing I wasn’t a customer in that restaurant either because I’d have a hard time keeping my mouth shut. I most likely would have pointed out that if the gentle giant didn’t attack a police officer he’d probably be alive today. This whole black lives matter is based in bullshit, facts aren’t important. Hopefully it will fizzle out like every other ridiculous lefty movement of late.

    • Lulu says:

      That is the point. The cops ain’t gonna come for stupid stuff like this in these uber liberal locations. It has devolved into their asshole mayors and public officials encouraging the whiny tits to disrupt everything. They have been placated until they can screw with people while they are eating or children attending Christmas tree ceremonies. It is a form of incremental terrorism and will continue. Next they will be beating people in the street eating hot dogs or cookies or wearing Italian shoes. They are exactly the same as the freaks in the Mideast whipping people for minor infractions of their fucked up social structure/religion. Then they cut off their hands or hang them or crucify them. Until they (there are not many of them in these restaurants) get their ass beat they will continue and get worse. Think of Michelle Obama starving children and just letting her get her sick control freak on. Freaks, incremental terrorists, and mental cases.

      • DeniseVB says:

        DeBlasio lost control when he “ordered” the cops to leave the protestors alone blocking streets and bridges… let them blow off stream. Giuliani picked that up early on as being the stupidest “order” he’s ever heard of. Now everybody gets to do whatever they want to disrupt whoever/wherever they want. DB built that.

        • lyn says:

          ^This^ Why do these special snowflakes get to blow off steam at our expense?!

          • Lulu says:

            Because that is all they are going to get. No jobs, no future, nothing. They accept so little that is really just symbolic and annoying. de Blasio and Obama’s pals get the money and the special dumb snowflakes get to yell and watch people eat eggs. The “leaders” of this crap are just diverting them. That is the Dem/lefty/vile prog game plan which is more outrage to be more easily led around by their ***CENSORED***.

        • 49erDweet says:

          VDH’s latest on “appeasement” speaks to the exact same issue, but on an international scale. Idiots think appeasing the professionally black industry will buy them peace. Progs never learn from history. They should ask Neville how that “peace pact” with Adolph worked out.

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  12. piper says:

    A must see – beauty in the winter. Harbin, China largest Ice and Snow Carnival
    Click out the pics at top of the screen.

  13. piper says:

    Crazy me, the other day I joined Twitter. Now to lean another program – the things I do in retirement to stay sane.

  14. DeniseVB says:

    Just heard on the news…..(OAN)…. The Boston Bomber has an ALL STAR defense. Gird your loins for the next year or so, they’ve only just begun jury selection.

    • elliesmom says:

      My prediction – the Boston jury will find him guilty but decline to impose the death penalty. The defense will be that he’s really a sweet kid who was under the influence of his evil older brother. They will trot out his teachers from the Cambridge high school to tell the court how much that changed him. All of the posturing from the defense team to move the trial elsewhere is just that- posturing. They know the evidence is stacked against him, and he will be found guilty no matter where the trial is being held. There is no city in this country less likely to impose the death penalty than Boston.

  15. fif says:

    They are also reflection of his pseudo-revolutionary persona. His fake speeches always reminded me of a warmed-over impersonation of MLK Jr., Bobby Kennedy & Rev. Wright. He watched the news reels and he played the part with gestures and intonation and the easily impressed swooned and swayed because they desperately want to belong to something. Unfortunately, there is “no there there.” When I was in college I wanted to protest something so I went to a nuclear power protest in NH. The police brought out the guard dogs and I was scared as shit and then wasn’t so sure if I really believed in this thing or was just trying to be part of something and feel important. Ghandi, Mandela, MLK et. al. put their lives on the line. Disrupting brunch? Not quite the same thing.

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  17. HELENK3 says:

    the left can dish it out but really can not stand when someone does it back to them

  18. DeniseVB says:

    Just saw a clip of DeBlasio saying those police were terribly disrespectful to the family of the fallen cop for turning their backs on him. He just doesn’t get it.

    • lyn says:

      He is a boob.

      • Lulu says:

        They did not turn their back on the families and the families know it. They turned their back on his sorry butt because of his cheap, rabble rousing, inflammatory speech. He knows this. His ass is in a crack and he is trying to lie his way out of it. It is not working.

        • DeniseVB says:

          Everybody but DeBlasio knows this. He even used his special little friend, the Commish, to agree with him. They turned their backs on the Jumbotron screen outside, nothing happened inside the the church. They still think we’re stupid, eh?

      • foxyladi14 says:

        lotta libbies are,like the big one in the WH. 😀

  19. driguana says:

    I find it rather strange that Hispanics and Latinos involved in these protests say that “whites have no right to be here” yet they stole South and Central America from indigenous people, destroyed their temples, burned their books and brutally took over parts of the Southwestern US from the indigenous people living there….and they have a right to be here???? Go ask some of the indigenous Pueblo people along the Rio Grande if they (Hispanics) have a right to be here? This is all getting to be really absurd! Is Spain still a part of Europe? Then these people are also European-Americans. I have numerous Hispanic (not to be confused with Latino/a) friends who vehemently insist that they are not “Caucasian”, that Hispanic is its own “race”. I’m completely befuddled…..still!

    • Somebody says:

      I’ve had the same conversation with some Hispanics I know, it really pisses them off. You can’t tell them they’re caucasian, just like we are, because that negates their victim status. They don’t want to hear about the Spanish conquests or that Spain is part of Europe, etc. Some will continue to argue and point out that Hispanics come in many different skin tones. Gotcha, thanks for proving my point, Hispanic is a culture not a race and then they get pissed off all over again.

    • Somebody says:

      BTW the Spanish took Florida…..St. Augustine, oldest city in the US, established 1565.

      • driguana says:

        And, they stole Santa Fe, the oldest capital city in the US, in 1610 from the Pueblo Indians, many of the ones from Ohkay Ohwingeh (formerly San Juan) Pueblo had their feet cut off by the Spanish but we don’t want to talk about that form of torture when we have water boarding under Bush to bash, now do we!!!

  20. piper says:

    Details, details that conflict with the narrative. Who do you blame, the government, schools, parents for not teaching factual history. I agree that this is getting to be absurd but when and how this ends.

    • driguana says:

      Wonder if there are any movies from the Sex Parties on the Private Island????

    • driguana says:

      That really is the important point…when and how does this all end!!! What do we do? Have conferences, seminars, public meetings, sensitivity groups? New leaders? Amendments to the Constitution? What actually changes people’s minds and convictions? Perhaps it is a revolution of some kind. Or an intervention from on high!!!
      I’ve said this before kinda tongue in cheek but in some ways I really mean it….we need Michael Klaatu Rennie and his robot pal Gort to come back down, stand the earth still again and straighten things out…..Gort, klaatu barada nikto!!! Amen. brothers and sisters!

  21. piper says:

    stole this from Foxy on Rev. Amy site – Billy Clinton being exposed as sex fiend by the National Enquirer – true or fiction

    • DeniseVB says:

      LOL..PJmedia reporting on NE stories, and I thought I was slumming reading the UK’s Daily Mail, which broke this days ago.

      Sidebar: I still think John Edwards would have been a better President than Obama. Think about it. 😉

  22. piper says:

    More stealing this time from a poster on noquarter isa
    JANUARY 4, 2015
    Unskilled Workers Report for New Jobs
    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Sixty-four unskilled workers will report to new jobs in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday as part of a federal jobs program that provides employment for people unable to find productive work elsewhere.
    The new hires, who have no talents or abilities that would make them employable in most workplaces, will be earning a first-year salary of $174,000.
    For that sum, the new employees will be expected to work a hundred and thirty-seven days a year, leaving them with two hundred and twenty-eight days of vacation.
    Some critics have blasted the federal jobs program as too expensive, noting that the workers were chosen last November in a bloated and wasteful selection process that cost the nation nearly four billion dollars.
    But Davis Logsdon, a University of Minnesota economics professor who specializes in labor issues, said that the program is necessary to provide work “for people who honestly cannot find employment anywhere else.”
    “Expensive as this program is, it is much better to have these people in jobs than out on the street,” he said.

    Sadly the picture didn’t post which shows the novices. Help

  23. piper says:

    Twitter is using my real name which I want to change to my blog name Piper. So stay tuned for now.
    Yes, retirement is a blast, blogging, crafting (knitting and needlepoint), knitting groups, workout sessions with a personal trainer (hey I want to get back to my former self looking like Farah – you can now stop laughing), sleeping in and staying up late watching movies and reading books.

  24. piper says:

    Another find
    “For the last couple of years, President Obama keeps claiming that the recession was the worst economy since the Great Depression. But this is not correct. This is the worst “recovery” since the Great Depression.” – economist John Lott

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  26. Mary says:

    Obama’s spokesman has signaled that Obama will veto both the Keystone Pipeline legislation and the Restore-the-40-hour-workweek legislation if either of them pass.

    In the spirit of cooperation, of course. (cough cough)

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  28. foxyladi14 says:

    Also Piper, What little recovery we have had, is in spite of him,
    Not because of him. 🙂

  29. DandyTIger says:

    The video makes it much worse. No means no.

      • Somebody says:

        Haha, no means no! Did you see the mom’s face? She seemed uncomfortable too, I can relate.

        I remember years ago going to a forum at a local TV station, the hot topic was education. Lawton Chiles was Governor at the time and he wanted a photo op with a kid, my eldest daughter happened to be the only child there. She was in 5th or 6th grade at the time, but she towered over all of her classmates. Walkin Lawton demanded she sit on his lap, she refused, he demanded again and pulled on her to pull her onto is lap. Others begged her to comply, which she finally did.

        She’s without a doubt her mother’s daughter though. After the photos were taken, as she was walking away she said in a loud voice “I don’t care if he’s the Governor or not, he’s a dirty old man, wanting me to sit on his lap, what a perv!”.

        I guess someone thought better of it and returned to ask for a photo op of her standing next to Chiles. That led to her being the…..I care about education, photo op kid for every muckity muck in the room, LOL!

  30. DandyTIger says:

    Lot of gnashing of teeth over Boehner’s speakership:

  31. leslie says:

    Completely OT ~~~~ I just read this headline in my local enews mail:
    “WEATHER ALERT: Hour-by-Hour: Our Temps Plummet to 30/35 Below”

    Welcome winter…………………. :facepalm:

    • DeniseVB says:

      I’m guessing your not in Florida ? 😉

      • Somebody says:

        I’m in Florida and we’re expecting overnight lows around 28 tomorrow night….bbbbrrrrr!
        I would FREAK OUT over 30/35 below zero……OMG! There aren’t enough layers of clothes or electric blankets for that!!

        Leslie, bundle up and stay warm! Make yourself some hot cocoa too.

  32. mothy6767 says:

    I was going to the library yesterday and I stopped in a bar. The bartender was dead. Like for real dead just laying on the floor all soiled. As a rule death sucks you shouldn’t have to poop yourself on top of expiring. I would love to lie and say I was some kind of hero but he was very dead when I found him I can’t even claim I called 911 as the bar is next to a police station. Funny how we handle rough stuff. I keep seeing humor. It is defense my tiny brain cannot process giving CPR to a dead man so I make jokes. I laugh or I cry. I know I am an asshole. I is what I is but I never thought I would be giving chest compressions and mouth to mouth. I put my lips on a dead person and breathed into his lungs.sorry I think that is gross. I am so stupid he had been dead for hours.

    • votermom says:


      You really should write a book.

      • mothy6767 says:

        Nope what I need to do is celebrate. You are profound you love your kids. That is all that matters. I am a freak but I got to love a small girl. I am an idiot. Been blessed with affording a child with a scratch of opportunity. I am really dumb but I get to give my baby acting voice jazz.
        I am an asshole. Everything I get is a gift. I really am so stupid.I wonder how I can tie my shoes. I am that stupid.

  33. HELENK3 says:

    I hope no white soldier depended on rangel to cover his back. And damn glad my husband or none of our friends that were in Korea served with him

  34. mothy6767 says:

    I was feeling sorry for myself about dead guy. Not his poor kids that lost a father in was all about me and the drama I went through with a dead guy. I make myself sick sometimes. I am so spoiled. Yes I am a gay Catholic that had two open heart surgeries I learned to speak from a trash I had an outhouse when I was a kid. I am so blessed no way am I supposed to be alive. I am Teflon but I lived. Some times my life just hurts. Sucks but my baby girl is healthy. I would take it all a billion times to hear her laugh.

  35. leslie says:

    I’m on the train going home. The 5:35 left at 6:04. The 6:00 left on time. Completely jammed w passengers. The 5:00 was packed and although no one was cold, they will all come down with some dread virus. I’m on the LATE 5:35. So much room and the floor is dry. I’m minutes away from my stop. It’s cold but life right now is good. See y’all later. 🙂

  36. votermom says:

    Parents should not let their kids near our VP

  37. votermom says:

    Barf alert!

  38. mothy6767 says:

    How does this happen. My baby girl had shit for gandparents. One of my sister’s kids shot a woman in the head over a cigarette. Love my baby I am not her dad I am actually great uncle.her father is an asshole and I will spend every penny I have to protect my child. He is my kids dad but he knocked out his girlfriend’s front teeth. I have spent so much money because I would l d not accept him being her father. I spent about 250 thousand I have zero in my retirement my mother spent a million. Trust me baby girl had her life on the line. Money did n o t matter.

  39. mothy6767 says:

    It can get so much worse. I ran into a woman I went to high school with she told me she was raped everyday by her stepfather.huh??? She told me she stayed alive because she could c one to my house. I never knew and had no idea she was in pain everyday she was in my home. I never thought she is reaching out but she was her stepfather raped her everyday for twenty years.

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  41. DeniseVB says:

    Ugh, found another one, one more….

    …shutting down now ..and.. you’re welcome 😛

  42. Myiq2xu says:

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