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Racist Investor Marc Faber:"Thank God white people populated America, not the blacks"

theignoramus

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“Thank God white people populated America, not the blacks. Otherwise, the US would look like Zimbabwe, which it might look like one day anyway, but at least America enjoyed 200 years in the economic and political sun under a white majority.”

“I am not a racist,” Faber continued, “but the reality - no matter how politically incorrect - needs to be spelled out as well.”

The comments in his newsletter were circulated on Twitter after subscribers scanned and posted it.

CNBC and Fox Business Network, the business news television channels where Faber has been an occasional guest commentator for years, said Tuesday that Faber was now off their booking lists for their shows.

“If stating some historical facts makes me a racist, then I suppose that I am a racist,” Faber said by email.

“Maybe I am wrong and the U.S. would be far more prosperous if the blacks had populated it but then please explain to me why you would think so.”

http://www.reuters.com/article/people-faber/dr-doom-commentator-marc-faber-faces-backlash-over-race-comments-idUSL2N1MS1IK

(Faber is a Swiss economist residing in Asia, he's not an American and he doesnt live in America, though he does contribute to American business channels like CNBC and Fox Business)

Ive seen many White supremacists on social media ask "well what's wrong with what he said? Pre-colonial Africa didnt contribute anything to the sciences and technologies!".
But anyone with an even basic understanding of African history knows thats false. It's interesting that the professor mentions modern Zimbabwe and the Mugabe era as his example of Black failure and intellectual incompetence. But the Shona people, who occupied ancient Zimbabwe were known for their feats of engineering and architectural skill.


Great Zimbabwe:For centuries, this ancient Shona city stood at the hub of a vast trade network.
White supremacists cant even get their own lies and fabrications right. Maybe they should spend less time disparaging other races and cultures and more time actually learning about them before they speak so arrogantly about what they have or havnt contributed to the world.
 

shnurgleton

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Seems like it’s always the racists who feel the need to say “I’m not a racist”

Probably because they know what they’re saying is racist

Honestly how does this topic come up at all for these people
 

Kelsdesu

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Im telling yall. Their worst nightmare is an educated black man... Shit motivates me every day.
 
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I'm interested in how people like this would talk about how America ended up if we ever had a chance at not putting terrible white people in power for centuries. What if we had ever tried... anything else?
 

Darryl M R

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Totes not racist, and totes not revising history and giving white people all of the credit for America and not the labor of people of color.
 
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At least America enjoyed 200 years in the economic and political sun under a white majority that only thrived because they enslaved and oppressed people of colour.
 

Rentahamster

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That statement really belies a lack of understanding of the historical and global forces that have influenced Zimbabwe as a nation to be economically less prosperous, relatively, to its European and North American peers.
 

enzo_gt

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What's the opposite of Diet Coke?

We need a new beverage for this kind of racism.
 

Slayven

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That statement really belies a lack of understanding of the historical and global forces that have influenced Zimbabwe as a nation to be economically less prosperous, relatively, to its European and North American peers.

When have facts stopped a racist?
 

Permanently A

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That statement really belies a lack of understanding of the historical and global forces that have influenced Zimbabwe as a nation to be economically less prosperous, relatively, to its European and North American peers.

Yeah, whitewashing of colonialism and imperialism is a hell of a drug.
 

zeemumu

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You can't follow this

”Thank God white people populated America, not the blacks. Otherwise, the US would look like Zimbabwe, which it might look like one day anyway, but at least America enjoyed 200 years in the economic and political sun under a white majority."

up with this

”I am not a racist,"
 

sixteen-bit

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What's the opposite of Diet Coke?

We need a new beverage for this kind of racism.

 

RinsFury

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White supremacists around the world are becoming more brazen every day, coincidentally right wing movements are also on the rise. The future truly frightens me.
 

PSqueak

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"im not a racist" says the guy who is explaining in detail how he thinks the western world wouldn't want to have made connections and trades with America if it had been colonized by Africans.
 

Slayven

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People that cry about political correctness just wish "Nigger" was acceptable in every day conversation again. You will never convince me otherwise
 

AGoodODST

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What a prick. Too lazy and stupid to even know basic facts of history, content to fester in wilful, racist ignorance.
 

Peltz

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"I'm not racist" said the slave owner as he beat his slave.

Look guys ^ the above quote absolves all wrongs! /s
 

Sulik2

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Incredibly racist and ignorant of the fact that modern Africa is so screwed up because of white colonialism.
 

Ithil

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Who the fuck do they think they are fooling with this "I'm not a racist but" shit?
 

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Thank God colonialists wiped off an entire continent of its indigenous population, grabbed the natural resources and built an empire on exploitation and, even better, slavery.
 

EdibleKnife

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“I’m just pointing out some historical facts. Just not the ones about Anglo peoples raping, exploiting and destroying different African nations through the stripping of resources and enslavement of people. But that doesn’t matter. Blacks just inherently aren’t successful.”
 

Vermillion

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This is Racism Classic.

The bottled kind with the old fashioned logo you can't find anywhere else lmao
 
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“I am not a racist,” Faber continued, “but...

This isnt limited to this scumfuck but if you ever have to put those 6 words in that sequence to start a sentence, I am willing to bet money you are a racist.

Guaran-fuckin-teed.
 

The Ummah

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has anything good or productive followed "I am not a ____, but"?

"I ain't a killer, but don't push me!" - Tupac Shakur

I'm not surprised by anything these motherfuckers say anymore. Oh, just in case you didn't realize it before Faber...you are a racist.