According to the Tax Policy Center‘s estimate, 43% of Americans paid no federal income tax in 2013.
For those 57% of Americans who still pay federal income taxes, this is how the Obama administration uses your hard-earned dollars.
The nonpartisan citizens watchdog group Judicial Watch (JW) reports, Aug. 3, 2015, that
the U.S. government taxpayers paid a civil rights activist/comedian, Dick Gregory, $1,400 to deliver an anti-white racist tirade— or as the government’s invitation put it, “to share a wealth of history as a Civil Rights Activist” — at the U.S. Census Bureau on Feb. 11, 2015 during Black History month.
JW obtained the information under the federal public records law known as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In fact, JW frequently has to invoke the FOIA to get any information out of this “most transparent of all administrations”. Click here for the tortuous exchange of correspondence between JW and the federal government, in order for JW to obtain information on Gregory’s
But some Census Bureau employees did not find Gregory’s tirade funny, so the agency was forced to explain that it will thoroughly review its procedures for selecting future speakers to “ensure their views are appropriate for the federal workplace.” Blah, blah, blah.
But Judicial Watch points out that based on Gregory’s well-known reputation as a fiery race-baiter, it’s unlikely that the government officials who booked him didn’t know about his racist performances.
Since the PDF of the transcript of Gregory’s 25-min. presentation does not enable copy-and-paste function, I took screenshots of the tirade and underlined certain phrases and sentences in red. You can also read the transcript for yourself here (the transcript begins on p. 14).
This is Gregory’s racist, rambling, incoherent, abusive, delusional (blacks built the pyramids and Europe!) tirade, peppered with veiled threats directed at white people, which taxpayers funded.
To watch the video of Gregory’s presentation, go here.
Dr. Eowyn’s post first appeared at Fellowship of the Minds.