Slave masters, real and imagined

Thomas Lifson
One of the fantasies we see in public statements by certain prominent blacks is that their opponents constitute a new version of slave masters. Black NFL player Adrian Peterson, a man earning millions of dollars a year, compared the situation of his colleagues to "modern-day slavery." Just yesterday, prominent NAACP leader Hazel Dukes   blasted a pro-charter-school parent from The Bronx as "doing the business of slave masters" in a shocking e-mail defending the civil-rights organization's lawsuit against city plans to expand charters.  While pathetic and absurd, the misuse of such language tragically trivializes the very real phenomenon of slavery in today's world, something left wing American blacks are loath to acknowledge.  Not only is slavery being practiced in Muslim nations today, there are those who openly seek its expansion. The following post by Raymond Ibrahim at Front Page Magazine is simply stunning: Last week witnessed popular Muslim preacher Abu...(Read Full Post)

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