Dr. Laura Schlessinger – Racist Rant
Jade: “I’m having an issue with my husband where I’m starting to grow very resentful of him. I’m black and he’s white. We’ve been around some of his friends and family members who start making racist comments as if I’m not there or if I’m not black and my husband ignores those comments and it hurts my feelings".
Dr. Laura: "Can you give me an example of a racist comment because sometimes people are hypersensitive…"
Jade: "Okay. Last night, good example, we had a neighbor come over and this neighbor every time he comes over it’s always a black comment. It’s 'Oh, well, how do you black people like doing this,' and 'You black people really like doing that.' And for a long time I would ignore it, but last night it got to the point where it—"
Dr. Laura: "I don’t think that’s racist—"
Jade: "Ah, well the stereo—"
Dr. Laura: "I don’t think that’s racist. No—"
Jade: "The stereotype—"
Dr. Laura: "No, no, no. I think that’s… Well, listen, without giving much thought, a lot of folks voted for Obama simply because he was half black. It didn’t matter what he was going to do in office. It was a black thing. You gotta know that. That's not a surprise. Not everything that somebody says --- we had friends over the other day; we got about 35 people here --- the guys who were gonna start playing basketball. I was going to go out and play basketball. My bodyguard, and my dear friend, is a black man. And I said, "White men can't jump; I want you on my team." That was racist?? That was funny."
Jade: "How ‘bout the N-word? Now, the N-word’s been thrown around—"
Dr. Laura: "Black guys use it all the time. Turn on HBO listen to a black comic and all you hear is nigger, nigger, nigger! I don’t get it. If anybody without enough melanin said it, it’s a horrible thing, but when black people say it’s affectionate. It’s very confusing."
Jade: "I was a little caught back by the N-word that you, I’d have to be honest with you, but my point is race relations—"
Dr. Laura: "Oh, then I guess you don’t watch HBO or listen to any black comedians."
Jade: "But that doesn’t make it right, I mean race is a big—"
Dr. Laura: "My dear—"
Dr. Laura: "My dear, the point I was trying to make—"
Jade: "Obama has been in office, race has been taken to another level that is unacceptable."
Dr. Laura: "Yeah, we got a black man as President and we have more complaining about racism than ever. I mean I think that’s hilarious!"
Jade: "But I think honestly because there’s more white people afraid of a black man taking over the nation—"
Dr. Laura: "They’re afraid—"
Jade: "If you want to be honest about it—"
Dr. Laura: "Dear they voted him in, only 12% of the population is black. Whites voted him in--"
Jade: "It’s the younger generation that did it. It wasn’t the older white people that did it—"
Dr. Laura: "Okay. All right, all right. Chip on your shoulder. I can’t do much about that. Yeah, I think you have too much sensitivity and not enough sense of humor--"
Jade: "It’s okay to say nigger?"
Dr. Laura: "Oh, it depends how it’s said—"
Jade: "Is it okay to say the word? Is it ever okay?"
Dr. Laura: "It depends how it’s said. Black guys talkin’ to each other seem to think it’s okay."
Jade: "But you’re not black. They’re not black. My husband is white—"
Dr. Laura: "Oh I see, so a word is restricted to race. Got it. Can’t do much about that."
Jade: "I can’t believe that someone like you is on the radio spewing out the nigger word and hope everybody who heard it—"
Dr. Laura: "I didn’t spew out the nigger word—"
Jade: "You said, ‘nigger, nigger, nigger’ and—"
Dr. Laura: "Right, I said that’s what you hear—"
Jade: "And I hope everybody heard it."
Dr. Laura: "Yes, they did. But you—"
Jade: "I hope everybody heard it."
Dr. Laura: "They did, and I’ll say it again: Nigger, nigger, nigger is what you hear on HB—"
Jade: "And so what makes it—"
Dr. Laura: "Why don’t you let me finish a sentence?"
Dr. Laura: "Don’t take things out of context. Don’t NAACP me."
Jade: "I know what the N-word means and I know it came from a white person and I know the white person made--"
Dr. Laura: "All right, thank you very much. Thank you very much. Can’t have this argument. You know what? If you’re that hypersensitive about color and don’t have a sense of humor then don’t marry out of your race. If you’re going to marry out of your race, people are going to say, Okay what do blacks think? What do whites think? What do Jews think? What do Catholics think? Of course, there isn’t a one-think per se, but in general, there’s think. And what I just heard from Jade is a lot of what I hear from a lot of black think. And it’s really distressing and disturbing…
I didn’t call anybody a nigger… Hypersensitivity… Which is being bred by black activists. I really thought that once we had a black president, the attempts to demonize whites hating blacks would stop. But it seems to have grown, and I don’t get it. Yes I do. It’s all about power…"
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