Congressional Black Caucus Discovers Entire English Language is a Racist Code Word

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


Responding to Republican criticism of UN Ambassador Susan Rice for claiming that the Benghazi attack on the US mission and annex there had been caused by a photo of a stuffed teddy bear named Mohammed, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, the leader of the Congressional Black Caucus and Chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on 40 Acres, an Obamaphone and a Mule denounced any attacks on Rice as “horridly and unspeakably racist.”

While Fudge could not point to any single word that was racist, she insisted that every single word used to criticize Rice was a racist code word.

“If the language is being used to criticize a black person then we must deem such language to be irreparably and irrevocably racist,” Fudge said. “Every word that is used to disguise the racist intentions of a racist political movement must be deemed a racist code word disguising the true racist intentions of the racists who make use of them.”

Congressman Jim Clyburn went even further. “The entire English language was created by slaveowners as a means of oppression. You can’t just say that one word is a racist code word or another. The whole language, every single word, letter and apostrophe in it is racist. It’s a fact. If you speak English, you’re a racist.”

Democrats rushed to conduct conference calls over this new development worried about the consequences of continuing to use the racist English language. Some called for staffing the Democratic Party entirely with illiterates, while others argued that such a measure would be entirely redundant. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was reportedly taking Spanish lessons from Mayor Bloomberg in preparation for the Democratic Party’s  shift to conducting all business in broken Spanish.

Barnard College announced that it was immediately shutting down its English literature program and burning its collection of medieval English manuscripts to protest the Saxon oppression of Africa.

Hope was however restored when Congressman Clyburn was lured out of his mansion with an offer of a 3 million dollar grant to a museum of basket weaving in his name, and was persuaded to clarify his remarks.

“All Republicans is racist,” Congressman Clyburn said, “therefore whenever they use English, they are using it to hiddenly express racist ideas. Whenever they speak, they are speaking entirely in racist code words. But when Democrats like us speak English, we’re using tolerance code words.”

And so it was settled. Anything a Republican says in English is racist. Any racial slur used by a Democrat is however a hidden tolerance code word.

Republicans responded to this development with their usual extremism by ridiculing the cry of the oppressed and refusing to repudiate their racism. A number of leading establishment Republicans however have suggested that this represents an opportunity for their party to embrace the future by switching to Spanish.

“The greatness of America is that it means the same thing in every language,” Senator McCain said. “It doesn’t matter if we say ‘opportunity’ or ‘smaller government’ in English, Spanish or Swahili. It doesn’t matter if we even call the country America. What matters is that we stay focused on our message of selling out everything that makes America, America, in the name of deregulating some 20 percent of the regulations that the Democrats imposed in the last ten years. And then not even doing that much.”

Latino groups affiliated with the Democratic Party responded to the proposal by denouncing the colonization of the Spanish language by Yankee imperialists and Attorney General Eric Holder promised that the Justice Department would investigate any instances of Republicans speaking Spanish and treat such cases as hate crimes.

  • Ghostwriter

    Does people like Rep. Clyburn ever get tired of making himself and his entire party look foolish?

    • http://www.adinakutnicki.com AdinaK

      ghostwriter, you are asking a rhetorical question. The Black Caucus, most of whose members are a mishmash of racists, uses the race card like a bludgeon. In fact, there is little difference between them and their outside agitators. Hint: Sharpton & gang. They are akin to race hustlers & extortionists. Pyromaniacs too.
      In any case, when you understand their mindset, you further intuit why the Racialist-in-Chief and his Racist AG do what they do – http://adinakutnicki.com/2012/07/30/the-racialist
      Those who operate from a moral compass and believe that personal responsibility should be their guidepost, have a hard time wrapping their minds around the above. Never mind.

      Adina Kutnicki, Israel – www,adinakutnicki.com/about/

    • http://twitter.com/whoisjohngalt58 @whoisjohngalt58

      People like this are running this country, and i am asked often, why I own firearms. This is why. The fact these race pimps are willing to keep the fires burning for their power.

    • rightbill

      He and his entire party ARE foolish…

  • jakespoon

    This has got to be a joke.

    • Mary Sue

      The Congressional Black Caucus is full of crazy people that think stuff like this, even if it's a joke.

    • erica

      The CBC called Allen West a racists for bringing Chik Fil A sandwiches to a meeting.

      Other CBC dinners have included chicken and waffles,fried chicken,watermelon ,grits and greens.

  • riverboatbill

    In ebonics, this translates as: Obama your mama.

  • Mary Sue

    This just in: Identity Politics either causes, or is evidence of, insanity.

  • http://twitter.com/Kenrick66 @Kenrick66

    Daniel: This column was so smooth I couldn't tell where the satire and the serious news began. I couldn't distinguish between the two. Clarification, please?

    • http://twitter.com/Kenrick66 @Kenrick66

      Of course, that didn't stop me from laughing out loud.

  • Arlie

    Daniel, you have a wicked funny sense of humor…there's got to be a party in you head..you are so prolific. Love your writing style and your photography too at Sultanknish.blogspot.com. What a wonderful gift you are and the reverence for your art is apparent.

  • Fredsky

    That was quite funny. I just hope that the bio blurb is also part of the satire: "Shill"-man journalism? Is that really the name of the thing? I hope it is a joke.

  • Marcella Hughes

    You can believe what I say is not a code word. Liisten I think the Democrats are trying to take God out of our country. They are nothing but a bunch of liberals trying to make, along with a hate/racist President, America a Wefare Country. We are broke, we know longer will have medicare, we have had Obamacare shoved down our throats, and he is going to cut Social Security. He is a Socialist. I think he is against Israel. Read his books. God had better help this country. I think Obama is evil. He will destroy America.

  • Marcella Hughes

    Oh I'm sure it won't be approved. It's a truthful statement. It's not for liberalsl.

    • GetAJobGetALife

      Well, I am tired or hearing the racist card played ALL THE TIME. If you dont like it here, pack up and leave. Maybe it will be better for you living on the african tundar or maybe under castro in cuba or chavez in venezuela But the beauty of America you can leave,

  • Caped Crusader

    Leftist Fundamentalism – the 7th Great Religion.

  • Dustin

    let's call a spade a spade, if you speak ill of any demacrat, you are a racist. if you speak ill of a republican, it's freedom of speech

    • Larry

      You can't call a spade a spade, spade is racist, you can merely call it a shovel – but wait, that's racist too, because somewhere, sometime, a black man worked on a road crew.

  • monkey trainer

    your black ass black caucus is a racist organization. I am gonna start a white caucus, and call all you stupid black racist buttholes just what you are, a bunch of white hating black racist idiots. you have your black caucus, your black collages, your blackmusic and tv channels, your black miss america padgent, your welfare, entitlements, forced employment.. where the hell do you get of calling white people racist

    • krmike

      It's time for us "RACIST WHITES" to start putting the blame on the real "RACIST" aka "blacks" !!!!

  • objectivefactsmatter

    “If the language is being used to criticize a black person then we must deem such language to be irreparably and irrevocably racist,” Fudge said. “Every word that is used to disguise the racist intentions of a racist political movement must be deemed a racist code word disguising the true racist intentions of the racists who make use of them.”

    OMG.

    To quote another at http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/333902/gop….

    Never mind that Republicans haven’t had a white secretary of state since Lawrence Eagleburger concluded his term two decades ago. Never mind that Republicans appointed the first black secretary of state ever (Colin Powell) and the first black female secretary of state ever (Condoleezza Rice, arguably the star of the GOP convention in August). Also, never mind that Rice’s handling of Benghazi — and several other matters — can quite defensibly be dubbed incompetent. That doesn’t stop Democrats or liberal pundits from crying racism.

    I'm at a loss for my own words. How low can they go? Any sign of noncompliance with their agenda is racism? Watch the look on your face…

  • objectivefactsmatter

    Congressman Jim Clyburn went even further. “The entire English language was created by slaveowners as a means of oppression. You can’t just say that one word is a racist code word or another. The whole language, every single word, letter and apostrophe in it is racist. It’s a fact. If you speak English, you’re a racist.”

    Unless of course, you're a liberal in good standing. Actually these people are projecting their acute bigotry on to anyone who opposes them.

    • stevef

      Time to give eubonics another try?

      • objectivefactsmatter

        I guess he was kind enough to translate his accusation in to the hateful, disgusting, racist language for us that he's suffered hearing for so long. What a noble sacrifice.

    • yodeldodel

      Why do so many of these elected black officials and public black figures make such stupid comments? Furthermore, why do most people go along with it and not challenge them publicly? When will the GOP get some balls and start publicly standing up to these bigoted race hustling blacks and white liberals jerks and quit being afraid of being called racists once and for all? Oh, and maybe my conservative white friends can stop pandering to blacks and Hispanics and instead show gratitude towards their faithful, loyal white voting base. You know, the only people that vote for them? Just a crazy thought!

  • Glenn

    Who cares WTF language it is. So long as the idea gets across. Of course I prefer sticking with English.

    • objectivefactsmatter

      It's really a fight between orthodoxy and revisionism. Language is just another front in the ongoing civil war. On some level, they know they are full of crap.

  • TexasLadyJuanita

    Joke or no joke . . . just plain racist and ignorant. If anyone actually thinks like this, I will tell you that my intellect is definitely superior, and I don’t give a flip if that offends anyone – I am partial to the truth in all situations. The reason no one is laughing is due to the fact that if this is a joke, it is in very poor taste. Period.

    • objectivefactsmatter

      I share your moral outrage. They suck. It's a joke, but not the funny kind. It's the kind of joke they expect to win them empathy from the other classes of "victims." It's the kind of joke we're used to hearing, yet still turns the stomach a bit.

  • Nana

    These people (those who yell Racist with every breath) are SICK!!

    • objectivefactsmatter

      Sadly in this case, sick people are still allowed to vote.

  • carolinmd123

    Morons voted these people into office…what else would you expect? Our tax dollars are letting these idiots to live in luxury while most of us are struggling.

  • tuffone3

    They always accuse others of the things of which they are guilty.

  • Norma

    Why should we be called racist? There is nothing to be racist about them is not like their color is on us. They're the ones with the complex.

  • Will

    Spanish ? Wasn't that the language of the hombres who slaughtered many of the native people of the Americas and then moved on to enslave and slaughter the Filipinos ? Perhaps we should adopt the language of the Hutu who conducted mass killings of the Tutsis in Rwanda in a failed effort to enslave their fellow Africans. Nah, let's just encourage the enslavement of inner-city children by encouraging their use of ebonics. Stupid is as stupid does.

    • yodeldodel

      Yes, let's model our lifestyles, laws and behavior off of blacks! I mean, Africa is in such a lovely state of affairs. Heck, look at how great a job blacks do running their own cities and neighborhoods in the US. (sarcasm)

  • theraineyview

    You know a party might finally be doubting itself when it openly announces its intention to stick to its circular reasoning.

  • Steve Hayes

    If they want to talk about 'racism'! How about taking notice that Obama defended Susan Rice from harsh words, who is the same color as Obama. Take notice that the 4 Americans which Obama neglected, are all white, who has begged for security and protection numerous times, and were denied it!
    Obama defended a black woman from harsh words, Obama refused to defend white Americans in Benghazi from being murdered!
    Now tell me,… who's racist here?!

  • JoeThePimpernel

    Rules for Radicals writ large. Now all you have to do is make an accusation, and it is true.

    We should learn from these cretins and follow suit.

  • CANC

    I have some not so subtle "code" words. How about you morons getting the MOFO hell out of political offices that you are not qualified to be in. I can count on one hand in my life experience where a black didn't abuse or screw up a position of power.

  • Rostislav

    Even Comrade Stalin himself, the best friend of all the oppressed, didn't insist that English was the language of racists – but, naturally, he wasn't as wise as your Black Caucus' voters… Rostislav, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

  • lois

    Any black or other ethnic group that does not like our English language, how they are treated, I'm sure you can be accommodated back to your country of Africa, or wherever..

    A nation is defined by a culture, heritage, language, and FAITH. The U.S. was created/founded by the white European peoples, rooted in the Judeo/Christian faith. We have made this country the envy of the world.

    If a racist is a person who wants to preserve their culture, heritage, language, their FAITH, then you can call me a racist…so be it!

    God warned us, there will be those that will try to steal our blessings. We have been kicked in the teeth by ungrateful ethnic groups. The enemy within our government has done everything to destroy our nation…using multiculturalism as a weapon. The enemy within opened our gates to peoples we have nothing in common…will not assimilate, showing no respect for our culture, our people, our faith.

    ENOUGH is ENOUGH!

    • yodeldodel

      Blacks hate white people, but they'll use our technology, take our money and follow us whereever we go.

  • roseanne nagle

    So if I say F-You it is Racist?????????

  • krmike

    I think what she wants to say is that the entire “black race” is racist !! Why don’t they get realistic and quit blaming the white race for their inadequacies and get a life already !! It’s time to relegate the word “RACIST” to the dust bin of history along with the “N” word !!!! I find it very repugnant and demeaning and also very offensive being called a racist all of the time !! Start blaming the real culprits already !! You don’t have very far to go to find them !! Just look into a mirror !!!

    • yodeldodel

      Most blacks are bigots and agree with blacks like this man, otherwise they would stop electing him and would publicly scorn them the way whites do when the KKK or the skinheads have rallies. The word 'racist' is code speech for white people.

  • krmike

    I think what she wants to say is that the entire "black race" is racist !! Why don't they get realistic and quit blaming the white race for their inadequacies and get a life already !! It's time to relegate the word "RACIST" to the dust bin of history along with the "N" word !!!! I find it very repugnant and demeaning and also very offensive being called a racist all of the time !! Start blaming the real culprits already !! You don't have very far to go to find them !! Just look into a mirror !!!

  • Pat

    Oh fer Gawd sake it's always something, what next. whine whine, complain complain, demands demands, when will it ever end !

    • yodeldodel

      It will end when the majority of whites, especially WHITE MEN, get a pair of balls, stop their fear of being called racists and stand up to these parasites once and for all. Quit kissing their butts and feeling sorry for them. These people hate you and want to take what you got and will discard you when you have nothing else they want. I even think us conservative whites should quit trying to find some black or hispanic 'conservative' to push our views, when it does nothing for white people, most often these 'conservative blacks/hispanics' are just saying things we're too scared to say, and most often these so called conservative 'blacks' and 'hispanics' only pandered to white conservatives all these years for economic and political reasons. It's a shame that even after the 2008 and 2012 elections my conservative white friends still don't get it.

  • Kerry Reynolds

    I have tried to post a reply to this twice – I get an error message that says that I am trying to post too quickly – whatever that means. You do know that Obama and Rice are not Black. Obama is half White and Rice has White in her too. So, what is Black? I don't do "political correctness" anymore because it is not honest. If we expect the races to get along with each other, then communication needs to occur honestly. America has always been a melting pot of different races, religions, etc. Most immigrants are quite successful. They come here to work and find the American Dream and they do. If you want to convince me that there is racism against Rice, then please provide the documentation you have to support it. What is the basis for your allegation? Just because she is Black does not support your position. Do you think that only the Black people experience prejudice? Everybody at some point in their file is going to experience it – everybody. Maybe because you are a woman, or you are fat, etc, etc, I find your arguement baseless and bogus. Are you just trying t use race as a means or getting what you want. That is just so wrong and harms those in your own party.

    • yodeldodel

      If white people are so "racist" as liberals and most blacks think, why is it that it took a majority of whtie votes to get Obama in office? Why is it that even back in 1964 a majority white male congress voted for the Civil Rights Bill, ended segregation, ended laws against interracial marriages, passed anti-discrimiation laws and gave women the right to vote? I mean, white men are so "racist and sexist" and yet white men were the first group of men to try and better the lives of women and nonwhites. You are much safer and better off being a minority in a mostly white society than in any other. We all know it, so don't get mad at me for pointing out the truth. I as a white person am tired of apologizing and being made to feel sorry for blacks an illegals. I'm even more disgusted with the fact most whites still hate themselves for being white and for those whites who chide other whites for being "racists", yet these same whites would never sacrifice any of their own money, free time or material possessions for blacks or illegals.

  • Kenny Ketchum

    This stupid talk plays to the stupid electorate and keeps them in office. I expect there will eventually be a country that will accept wealthy Americans wishing to change citizenship. How about it New Zealand?

  • Kathy L.

    You're kidding, right? This is satire, right?

  • lesa

    on one hand…this is so freaking funny………but
    on the other hand OMG this is so freaking insane

  • Ilja Vallo

    CBC led by a bee-yeah-itch named Fudge.. this is too damn funny! oh and they aren't 'anti racism' they are anti-White ; 'antiracist' is just a codeword for anti-White!

  • Demetrius

    Language bees racist n sheeit…

  • Dake Duke

    Another filthy groid complaining about the true masters and being all uppity…

  • Larry Bishop

    more proof we are descending into neobarbarism. The next cycle of culture from enlightenment to the dark ages.

  • http://pislamonauseacentral.blogspot.se/ Morningstar

    Next step is to ban english and having UN enforcing it. And after that comes the banning of all other western racist languages. Only western and white languages are racist. If you get caught speaking your native racist languages you will be sent to re-education camps for anti-racist re-programming in the brave new world.

  • TRAITOR-IN-CHIEF

    my …how embarrassing for Black Americans…to have this thing have the same color shin as you… Caucasian people have Benedict “McCain” Arnold and Lindy Garmisty…

  • DNY

    In the mouths of Washington pols this is satire. It’s sad how close it is to the nonsense that is actually spouted by supposedly serious academicians who apply the systematized claptrap known as postmodern literary critical theory to anything they fancy is related to race relations.

  • ben

    someone shoot this man

  • ben

    my god your right…every white man is a racist.

  • Sam Thomas

    Anti Racist is code word for Anti White !

  • Lolly

    Surely this is someone’s idea of a joke, or satire, or something other than actual truth, yeah?

  • 1proudkafir

    I guess we should speak EBONICS so we could all look and sound like we are not racist RIGHT? THIS IS WHY THE DEMOCRATS ARE RUINING AMERICA…they are too stupid for words…..

  • WhiteDoc

    Fuck this ignorant black cocksucker.

  • richard perez

    My head is going to explode from all of this nonsense

  • Will

    Wow, I was laughing until I read over 50% of the comments thinking this is for real. Then, the amount of stupidity made me real sad 8-(

    • SandyLester

      Why, not this is how idiotic the left has become.