In a colorblind society, people are treated according to how they treat you, or how good they perform their work. They are treated accordingly, with race not even being a factor.
That's not to say racism doesn't exist in the minds of some of my peers, although if it exists I do not see it. If any of my peers are racist, they do not let it show. And that's also not to say racism doesn't exist to a greater extend in other areas of the world, because Lord knows it does.
That said, there are some who just assume people are racist without just cause. For instance, I have been called a racist just because of my conservative views, and because I'm a Christian. Some say I'm a racist on the grounds that I usually vote republican.
To them I say that it is conservatism that has championed for a colorblind society, while liberals have championed for treating different groups of people differently. Republicans want to create an environment where every person has an opportunity to rise up, while democrats only want certain groups to rise up. Democrats have created entitlements that have trapped many black people in poverty (and trapped them in a political party), and 30 years of democrat control of Detroit, New York, California, and Baltimore has pretty much proved this.
You have groups of people sitting around and waiting for any excuse to riot. They broke out in Ferguson based on the myth of "Stop! Don't Shoot!" Now they started a riot in Baltimore because a black man died under police custody, although we still don't know why he died.
Yet these groups of people just assume it was racism, while most of the reasons for the riots are written off as mere myths. For instance, half of the city council in Baltimore consists of blacks, and half of the police force consists of blacks, and the Mayor of Baltimore is black and so too is the Baltimore police chief.
Speaking of the Mayor of Baltimore, her name is Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. In response to the race riots she said:
I've made it very clear that I, um, work with the police and instructed them to do everything that they could to make sure that the protesters were able to exercise their, uh, right to free speech. It's a very delicate balancing act because while we, uh, try to make that they were protected from the cars and the other, y'know, things that were going on. We also gave those who wished to destroy, space to do that as well.She did call a state of emergency and did call in the national guard, yet why in the world would she give rioters space to destroy things? That's just crazy. She didn't make effort to try to stop them, just gave them space to destroy.
Obama has blamed the riots on a republican Congress not willing to invest in urban cities, although Obama's party had complete control of Congress for more than a few years and he didn't solve the problems of urban cities. Likewise, every single member of the Baltimore Council is a democrat, so there is plenty of government involvement. This proves that government is not the solution. In fact, it proves that government is the antithesis of the solution.
You see, you have to realize that it was republicans who worked hard to free the slaves, while democrats opposed it. It was republicans who worked hard to get the Civil Rights Act passed in 1962, while democrats opposed it. It was republicans by opposed affirmative action so that black people could be hired based on the merit of their knowledge, and the content of their skills, and not by the color of their skin, while democrats opposed it.
While the people on the left say they want a colorblind society, they don't want it. What they want is for people to see people by the color of their skin, to trap them in poverty, and to use them as pawns in their efforts to get elected over and over again. And their strategy has worked, as a stunning majority of blacks continue to vote democrat.
Yet has this solved any of their problems. Democrats started the war on poverty in the 1960s, and after 50 years of spending money to help end poverty, there are more people in poverty today as there were then.
If you add all the money spend on the War on Poverty, Great Society, and food stamps, $22 trillion worth of tax dollars* have been spend on ending poverty, and yet it still exists. African-Americans are stuck in inner cities like Baltimore and Detroit, and they see no way out.
So then Obama was elected, and they started salivating. There must have been so much hope among the African-American community when Obama was elected. Yet now that Obama has had six years to work his magic, nothing has improved for African-Americans, unless you consider more on food stamps, and more on welfare, as progress. And many of these African-Americans are not working, and it's for this reason they have time for peaceful protests that turn into riots. People who are working have better things to do that loot and riot.
Yet conservatives don't measure progress by how how many people are on the government dole, they measure it by how many are able to get off the government dole and find success on their own. Conservatives measure success by how many African-Americans are able to get jobs that pay well so they can choose where they want to live, and choose the schools their kids go to, and so on and so forth.
So now African-Americans have an African American president who was supposed to end racism in America, he was supposed to make things better for them, and he's made it worse. Yet rather than blaming him and his political views, they blame republicans. Rather than blaming failed government programs, they blame capitalism.
These groups of people waiting for excuses to riot are angrier than ever, and they have everything they ever wanted. They have complete democrat control of their city, and they have Obama. Yet they are angrier than ever. This is more proof that government is not the solution.
It's time for African-Americans to stop voting for people who say they have empathy for them, and create programs that the hard working people in this country are forced to pay for even though they know they won't work. It's time to stop voting for people who take from the rich to give to the needy. Instead of calling the rich greedy and punishing them with high taxes, we need to teach people to become rich. Instead of creating programs to trap people in poverty, we need to get them out of the way so that there are no obstacles in the road to succeeding in life.
The time is now for blacks to start voting for republican solutions to establish the colorblind society I live in for everyone. It's time to elect people who yearn to create an economic environment where everyone can rise into a better economic status. It's time to elect people who offer better solutions that the same ones that keep failing.
*That $22 trillion is three times more than all the wars in this country, and yet democrats continue to say we need to cut the defense budget to gain control of the out of control national debt.