50 Cent Slams Kanye's 'Bush Is Racist' Comment

Rapper 50 CENT has lashed out at fellow hip-hop star KANYE WEST for accusing US President GEORGE W BUSH of racism in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

The IN DA CLUB star believes human intervention could not have prevented the effects of the hurricane, which killed over a thousand people in the US gulf states in August (05), and sees no point in reprimanding the President for something which was beyond his control.

He says, "The New Orleans disaster was meant to happen. It was an act of God.

"I think people responded to it the best way they can.

"What KANYE WEST was saying, I don't know where that came from."


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GEORGEWNIXON,Changing the subject with pointless insults doesn't hide the fact that you were wrong about the school buses. I always think for myself. I also take responsibility for myself, something you seem to push to the sides with your racial blame game.Governors have the right to complain, doesn't make them right. FEMA has been active with three major hurricanes in a very short period of time, along with severe flooding in New England. It is not a Federal agency with boundless resources.If you had posted the entire message rather than just the first part, you would find that FEMA has not received any evidence of eviction problems from the Texas Apartment Association or the endangered evictees. They can't act if there is no problem or they are not made aware of any problem. Also FEMA is subject to Federal privacy laws which restrict the sharing of information concerning offenders unless they receive a specific request from law enforcement.It sounds to me that FEMA is doing the best they can with stretched resources and Texas is complaining about things that they themselves could improve their own responses to by first not exagerating claims that apparently don't exist and second by making the appropirate requests to FEMA as required by existing laws.
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I'm not really familiar with 50 cent, but I am very impressed with his comments,which show he is thoughtful, intelligent, and has more common sense than most pop musicians these days.
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Kanye West is a moron.
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To Normalguy:Normal, my feeling is that real estate is the worst investment a man making illicit profits can invest in. That is one of the first things that law enforcement will look at in terms of a money trail. I do preach real estate investment through a trusted individual (every family has an egghead in it) so that the money investment is feasible. Invest in others who are trusted and that the money trail can't prosecute. I know that what I'm saying may be illegal and immoral, but these are also the underpinnings for our country also. All I know is that the unconventional message is revered by those that I've talked to and have been put to use.
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all of this is pretty funny and childish. i do have one comment. if the democrats, and this was said before, are so good for minorities, why does our country still have so many obstacles for the minorities to overcome? democrats have ruled the majority for many years until recently. also, im from louisiana, and its government is one of the most corrupt there is. furthermore, i have been all over the world and i can guarantee you this, we have it better in this country than anywhere else. that is why we have people jumping the borders to come here. unless you have travelled outside of the states and seen the poverty of other countries, you dont really know how good we have it here.
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Whatever happens between 50 Cent and Ja Rule? I suppose it is true the white liberal Democrat love us and the white conservative Republican hate us. Why? Because we black Americans to this day live in Democrat controlled areas of the country. Areas of the country long under historical Democratic party control. And every area that the black American lives today and/or lived years ago, also, has a long, long history if economic depression and a long history of racism. And, the areas we live in today are worst today than they were ten years ago and worst ten years ago than they were twenty years ago. These areas continue to get worst. While we continue to vote 90% Democratic and believe the Republicans hate us because they have not made the poor conditions created by Democrats better. When our historical condition is discussed in the body-politic the liberal Democrat, who controls the areas we live, feed us the line that the Republicans created the urban wastelands. Could it be that the liberal Democrat need us to stay right where we in order to exploit us and steal our political power, our votes. Kanye is deceived and his words only work to keep our people in the dark. His words will keep our people at the back of the Democratic bus. Or, floating down the Mississippi River with bloated bellies and popped eyes. The Democratic party created the condition that caused Rosa Parks to do what she did in 1955. In the Democratic controlled South, we lived through Jim Crow and thousands of our people were lynched so the Democrats could enjoy political power at our expense. They called us "strange fruit" hanging from trees. In the Democratic controlled cities of the North that our people fled to escape the Democratic South, our people were pushed into ghettos while the police kept us contained. In just about every northern city from 1900 to 1940 there were "white race riots" where mobs attacked our black brothers and sisters who they caught on the street and lynched them, so the Democratic party could enjoy political power at our expense. Today, the Democratic party throws around "their" history of racism to attack the Republican party when it was the Democrats that created, exploited and fed off the hatred of our people that party fostered.I was once a young black liberal kool-aid drinking Democrat ... until I accidentally started reading the history of the great Democratic "Nazi" party. That party has negatively effected the life of every black American in the past, the present and the future ... and we vote to give them power over us so that these white liberal demons can help us escape the conditions Democrats created ... so these white demons should grab raw political power. Purchased by the lives of our people have who continue to die ... in New Orleans ... waiting for the Democrats to make the Republicans come take us to safety ... on buses ... that the Democrats wouldn't let come. But, ever now, our kool-aid drinking brothers look to Democrats to relieve the racist conditions they exploit at every opportunity. Democrats were praying that more of us died in New Orleans ... so they could say Bush killed us ... But, when the numbers didn't pile up the Democrats moved on to another exploitation ... however, many of us did die needlessly in Democratic New Orleans and what are the Democrats proposing to correct the situation that has existed for generations in New Orleans? Nothing! Why? The kool-aid drinkers will swallow any lie the white liberal tells them. So there is no more political need for Democrats to do anything ... we their punks, bitches and ho's. But the Democrats still needed more of us to die ... waiting ... for George Bush ... not them ... In the Chicago summer of 1995, starting July 13, a heat wave overtook the city and the American midwest. 739 people died from the heat, mostly elderly black Chicagoans to afraid to open a window. In total over 1000 died in all areas ... while Clinton played golf. It took Clinton two weeks to talk about the situation after his advisor urged him. Jesse Jackson, from Chicago, said nothing, Oprah, from Chicago, said nothing. Kanye, from Chicago sweating, hadn't started rapping, yet. Democrats who controlled the city said the city morgue was getting too crowded ... just like in New Orleans. Similar to what 50 Cent said, the media mentioned the mounting deaths in passing, "the tragic events in Chicago continue taking lives due to the heat wave caused by nature and the summer ... no end in sight." Now, what if Bush had been president at that time. How would the Democrats have played our deaths? How would the black entertainers and rappers have played our deaths? How would the media have played our deaths? Open your eyes, Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are paid millions by the Democrats to lead us into the gas chambers. It is a hustle. If everyone around you believes a lie, does that make the lie true? We black people are lead by groupthink, if everyone believes something we don't want to be the outsider and think differently ... we fall in line and accept the lie to be one with the group ... but there is a time we must think for ourselves and stop allowing ourselves to be played for fools. I know ... I know ... I don't drink kool-aid, therefore, I'm an uncle Tom!Read about the great liberal Democrat Margaret Sanger. Do I Google search. She created Planned Adulthood and loved us black folk to death. Be careful to read her history before the 1970's when the Democrats cleaned her up. Web sites about Margaret Sanger created after the 1970's are for kool-aid drinkers only. Here's one interesting site: http://blackgenocide.org/sanger.html
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It appears to be jelousy and/or insecurity here. To date, 50 has rapped of nothing of substance. His comments here clearly show him to be out of his league. It is refreshing to see rappers, such as Kanye, succesfully reflecting the maturation of the hip-hop/rap genre into more weighty issues.
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Unfortunately, for Kanye, this family will not listen (or purchase) any more of his music and whatnot as a result of his efforts to divide people in a time where we all neededd to come together. I'm glad to see 50cent standing up and speaking out against these biased "clicks".
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BOYGEOREGEWNIXON.......I GUESS PILGRIM SHUT YOUR IGNANT ASS UP LOVE TO SEE A KOOL AIDE DRINKER..AKA...GOOD OL BLACK FOLK..RUN FROM DEBATE ON FACTS AND TRUTH.WHAT INTIMADATES THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MORE THEN ANYTHING ......A BLACK REPUBLICAN..THEY SEND OUT THEIR ARMY IN LOCK STEP IN FASHION OF THE HITLER DAYS....TO ATTACK US IN FORMS OF NAME CALLING (HOUSE NIGGA OR UNCLE TOM)EVEN THROWING OREOS.TO THE MELATIE THE WEST FAN... YOU ARE A MORAN READ THE FACTS ...FEMA DOES NOT EVACUATE....THE BLACK MAYOR AND WHITE FEMALE GOVENOR SHOULD BE HUNG... THE SAME WAY THEY LEFT THEIR CITIZENS HUNG OUT TO DRY.IF YOU GO READ CNN TRANSCRIPTS .YOU WOULD SEE WHERE THE MAYOR ADMITS THAT BUSH ASKED THEM TO LEAVE BUT THE MAYOR SAID THE GOV ASKED FOR 24 MORE HOURS .SO YOU CAN SCREAM RAISE YOUR VOICE GET OPRAH AND KANYE DOWN TO YELL AND BLAME BUSH .BUT YOU CANNOT CHANGE THE FACTS
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Damn it!I cannot believe 50 Cent came out and said something common-sense about Hurricane Katrina! I thought all the rap industry was basically like the racist Kanye West and wanted to use New Orleans as an excuse to spit on Bush.Now I don't know what to think, but I guess I have to go out and get a 50 Cent album.Which 50 Cent album has the most catchy tunes? I'll get that one. I need a 50 Cent fan to help me here...Which album am I going to buy?
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