As a reminder, Porzingis and first-overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns are the only players from that draft to have made an All-Star Game so far. You’ve been hoodwinked. Anyone else feel bamboozled, hoodwinked, led astray, run amuck, and flat out deceived by Curtis? Run amok. Settings. But as little as four months ago, it was the Republican ideal.”, “So when the GOP’s economic policy team sat down to make the strongest case they could for growth-inducing deficit reduction, they recommended a mix an 85:15 mix, not a 100:0 mix. Taking away the gift that is Jameis Winston for some glorified, overpaid tight end is one of the most selfish acts this sport has ever seen. Run amok," Malcolm says in the speech. The point is we've been had -- the SG is not the Angus rock guitar machine we had been led to believe. Ironically, most of the folks delivering the ‘broken government’ message get their paychecks from the very government they claim to despise. This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. share. Close. Republicans rejected it. Unlike in Malcolm X’s time, Black folks can live, work, and eat where we want (for the most part). Mike wang shame on you, We've been Hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok and flat out deceived once again. But even there, in the last bastion of capitalism, minorities still get the short end of the stick. Settings. He previously worked at Yahoo! Consider our public schools. You’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok.” We live in the richest and most technologically advanced society in the history of civilization. 73 comments. We been hoodwinked We take what they have to say at face value But they'll say anything for the sake of entertainment. To Smith’s credit, though, his Porzingis opinions changed even during Porzingis’ first season (which was in the fall of 2015, not “in two years”): But still, when Smith predictably loses his mind on this Porzingis trade on First Take Friday, it’s worth remembering when he was so critical of the Knicks for drafting Porzingis. In the last 27 years, the number of schools with 0–10% percent white enrollment has tripled. It’s hard to believe, but we’re still dealing with some of the same issues. We’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled and led astray, as the .01% runs amok. When I think of the mountain Obama had to climb to get anything done, this moment during the 2011 GOP debates stands out: To fully grasp the degree of bad faith displayed here, consider the Republican’s original strategy a few months before the presidential debates, via The Washington Post: “By the end of the debt-ceiling negotiations, the Obama administration had agreed to a deal that would reduce the deficit by $2.4 trillion, with $2 trillion of the total coming from spending cuts and $400 billion coming from tax increases. Anybody care for the truth? The failure of our public school and healthcare systems is common knowledge. Then there is the American health care system. I’m so glad I found your newsletter. Cats that hung out together trying to find a solution found nothing. You’re going to write fucking shit every time.’, David Feherty’s talk show, ‘Feherty,’ will not be renewed by Golf Channel, Padres broadcaster Ted Leitner retires after 41 years with the team, There’s an NBA Jam documentary on the way, exploring the history of an impossibly fun arcade game, Longtime St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon will retire after 2021 season. 913. In the end, will we, like Malcolm X, have our epiphany? Less than a year before his assassination, Malcolm X made a pilgrimage to Mecca, the holiest city in Islam. As I watched Spike Lee’s movie, it dawned on me. The only way for most workers to access health insurance is through their employer. Led astray! Trickle-down economics and middle-of-the-road politics convinced us to wait our turn, while most of the benefits repeatedly accrued to those who needed them the least. Circumstances have shown us how little we respect those we now consider essential. Bamboozled. We’ve been on our own pilgrimage of sorts. You've been had. Bamboozled! Yes fellas…this one’s just for you. Nothing against Colin Kaepernick or his movement (which I 100% agree with), I just didn’t see why we should protest the NFL to accept him back when he was brave enough to buck the … Unlike in Malcolm X’s time, Black folks can live, work, and eat where we want (for the most part). Please, Denzel’s version of Malcolm X is a thing of beauty, the mass incarceration of millions of Black Americans. I wasn’t even going to answer your question, because you are such a weasel, it’s not even funny. The curriculum at my kid’s respective schools vis-à-vis Black history is sorely lacking, so I’ve used our sequestration to drop a little knowledge on my teenagers. Let My People Go. The next thing you know, the word ‘liberal’ was a pejorative, and the Party got busy trying to out-GOP the GOP. We buy our SGs thinking we could be Angus (or Derek Trucks or Clapton or Santana or whatever star Gibson advertised). “You’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled, run amuck!”-Malcolm X. We tacitly decided to live with a certain amount of racism and inequality, at least until it became too obvious to ignore. Absentee ballots should be arriving soon if you've already requested one, and must be received by the state by January 5 at 7PM. Online, a still image from the episode paired with the quote has been used as a macro, usually in reference to situations in which someone is being deceived. Get ready to get three friends together for this one. Sold Lies. Led astray! I present article number one into evidence. It just makes the scab tougher. Play. For example, this is from CNBC this month: “Despite an increasing number of minority-owned firms on the cover of prospectuses, their fees on average over the last five years are meager — about 12 cents on the dollar — when compared with other smaller firms that tend to have similar “passive” roles…” ~CNBC analysis. Led astray. Remember, these are the same people that just ran up a $1 trillion deficit — before the pandemic happened. Close. When Clinton left office, we had a balanced budget — but we also had a crime bill responsible for the mass incarceration of millions of Black Americans. Run amok!” [1] Indeed, we have brother Malcolm. Welcome to Our World [Clean] 1997. been hoodwinked, bamboozled Led astray, til all our business on rent in late [Chorus] Somewhere in your mind And real deep in your memory You try. Eminem is playing a pimp and I’m cracking tf up Link: Hard Knock Life in Detroit (2023) ETA: we’ve been bamboozled, hoodwinked, lead astray. …“New York Knick fans were at the Barclays Center booing because we recognize that we have been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amuck, and flat out deceived by … That’s where he gets to my favorite part of the movie. You've been led astr We've accepted stagnate wages, the lack of decent social safety nets, the systemic racism. Aside from the easier fret access, what appeals to me is that I can pick one up, toss it into my lap, lay back and play, or sit up and play … Hoodwinked. !” It turns out that that language is incredibly familiar, as it first comes from a Malcolm X speech (popularized further in Spike Lee’s 1992 film). New Year’s Superstitions That Are Somewhat Legit Tana Mongeau Admits Her Wedding to Jake Paul Was for “Content” We’ve been hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hoodwinked, led astray!! Sports Canada and Black Press. We’ve been taken, led astray. We’ve been hoodwinked, bamboozled and led astray. Take last weekend, for example. America is ancient … We have been led astray! We start NFL Divisional Playoff Weekend tonight with an NFC/AFC doubleheader on Fox and NBC plus ABC's first UFC card airs this afternoon. ! At the start of the NFL season, I came to the conscious decision not to boycott any games. Shannon has been with the Cardinals organization for more than 60 years. It’s also shown up in sports more recently, with ESPN pundit Stephen A. Smith using almost the exact same wording in a 2015 rant after the Knicks drafted Kristaps Porzingis fifth overall. Run amok!” ~Denzel Washington as Malcolm X. Second pick D’Angelo Russell, third pick Jahlil Okafor, fifth pick Mario Hezonja, sixth pick Willie Cauley-Stein, and seventh pick Emmanuel Mudiay are amongst those who haven’t accomplished that feat. Click the link we sent to , or click here to log in. “Oh, and I say it again, you’ve been had. You been hoodwinked! 11 months ago. You can request a ballot here, or track your ballot here. level 1. Led astray. Northern Shore. Led astray. Video/GIF. Thank you, Mr. Weems! We know what to expect from Washington. “New York Knick fans were at the Barclays Center booing because we recognize that we have been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amuck, and flat out deceived by … is a Sports fan web site and is in no way affiliated with any media organization, any professional sports league, team, organization, or its Properties. So as I watched the film with the family last weekend, I couldn’t wait for my favorite scene. The inspiration often comes from where I least expect it. It is not a pretty picture. At some point, Democrats caved, decided on the ‘If you can’t beat em, join em’ approach that gave us Bill Clinton (full disclosure: I voted for him, twice). It’s been confirmed that this is fake. With all the information out there to help us ladies understand you, I thought I would give you one back to help you understand US a little bit, especially since we are notorious for being so complicated…(giggle). Why’d I click on this:((((( fuckfuckfuckfuck. Even if you’re lucky enough to have insurance at your job, a big chunk of the premium will come out of your already substandard wages. He emerged from his pilgrimage changed. Anyone else feel bamboozled, hoodwinked, led astray, run amuck, and flat out deceived by Curtis? I was bamboozled, hoodwinked, took, led astray! at the rate we are killing each other all the white man has to do is wait for the last one standing and one bullet will be the final solution, This site uses cookies. Gibson has led us astray. With Porzingis actually turning out to be good, and then being surprisingly traded Thursday, it’s a good time to look back at what Smith said on SportsCenter in 2015 after that draft: “Let me be very, very clear … the kid [Porzingis] is talented .. and in three to five years, he may very well be big-time … but … this is about now. And so were you! It all makes me wonder, have we progressed? September 26, 2017 by Malcom X. Bowser in Op-ed. Mike wang shame on you, We've been Hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok and flat out deceived once again. In our home, we designate Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as movie nights. Are we that much better off than we were in the 60s? He realized many of the Nation of Islam’s teachings were wrong. report. Dear Fam, (In our Malcolm X voice) We’ve been had, hoodwinked, bamboozled and led astray!