Random Quotations – Jan 3rd, 2018

Five items in total…

“CBS Sacramento reports that a female high school student at Pleasant Grove High School is drawing wide condemnation after a video of her calling black people ‘trash’ who ‘need to die’ went viral on social media… In the video, the student also made light of police brutality against black Americans… ‘When the police were killing all those black people I was so happy,’ she said at one point.” – Unidentified White girl quoted by Brad Reed in “California teen sparks angry backlash with racist social media rant: Black people are trash – they need to die” – Raw Story, Dec. 28th, 2017.

“Between the exorbitant salaries of the players, overpriced tickets, television monopolization of the cable companies, and the wholesale mismanagement of the entire league, there is little hope that America will come running back to the NFL once these pedantic protests fizzle out in a year or two.” – Andrew West, “Sunday night football cancelled for now: Death by Colin Kaepernick” – The Lid, Dec. 27th, 2017.

“In my opinion, much of the guilt lies on the current leadership of the European Union, which is totally incompetent, bureaucratic, causing the alienation of European citizens from European institutions… We do not need censorship, we do not need an ideological police, we do not need a new press and information office if we are to continue living in a free and democratic society…” – Josef Zbořil in “Czech President Miloš Zeman: Warrior for truth” – Gatestone Institute, Dec. 26th, 2017.

“It would be nice if the righteous climate crusaders would go a step beyond imposing new taxes on fuel… Perhaps in 2018, the premier and the prime minister should huddle together in Ottawa and impose new legislation that would lower the freezing point of water… That would be a big help to those of us who would like to break the carbon habit and still water the livestock.” – John Snobelen, “A life, well-lived” – Toronto Sun, Dec. 30th, 2017.

“We have experienced shocking incidents in this country where people burn trains because they arrived late at the station and made them late for work. That is too drastic and is totally unacceptable. As we hand over such infrastructure, we appeal to our people to handle it with care. These are your trains. Look after them so that they can carry you for many years to come.” – South African President Jacob Zuma, quoted by Bradford Hanson in “South African blacks burn trains at alarming rate” – National Vanguard, Jan. 1st, 2018.