Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Chinaman, Xenophobia, a Statement Against all Chinese

     "The Chinese are the single biggest threat to the national
      security of the U.S.
,” a talking head on FOX TV said 4
      days ago. "They have been, they will be and they can
      wait, they're very patient. Do you know what we just
      did? As usual, we bring them over here and we teach a
      bunch of Chinamen -- er, Chinese people -- how to do
      computers and then they go back to China and hack
      into us."
    Click here to hear the above statement, see his hateful gesture,
and decide for yourself, whether he used the word Chinaman by
accident, or was just baiting us. It is the worst racist statement
I’ve ever heard, not just the use of “Chinaman.” He actually accused
the Chinese people worldwide as the “single biggest threat to the
national security of the US.” Is he trying to inflame a race war? How
can Fox TV afford to employ such a talking head?
   Will such statements on TV hurt the mental health & physical
safety of your family members? How about your career if you are
aiming for a management position?
   This talking head on FOX TV didn’t specifically say anything bad about
Chinese Ams or Asian Ams, but will this kind of racist xenophobia spill
over to hurt you and your family? You bet!
   Remember that Vincent Chin, a Chinese Am., was killed by two
unemployed Detroit autoworkers with a baseball bat, because he
was taken to be a Japanese. Remember this famous message,
credited to Paster Niemoller who faced extremism in pre-WWII Germany:
"First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I
was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionist, and I did
not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for
the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they
came for me, there was no one left to speak for me.
   Concerned? You should. Speak up & act NOW!
   80-20 seeks your input regarding what actions to take.
Click here to post your input on the Poster Board. Above all, we
also want to know what action you will take personally. Actions are
louder than words.
   If we don’t STOP such xenophobic advocacy by a TV talking head now,
it shall spread and get worse? Don’t wait till it is too late, as was the
case for Paster Niemollar.
   Want to FIGHT it? What with? Does the above news make you realize
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S. B. Woo, a volunteer
President, 80-20 National Asian Am. Educational Foundation, Inc.
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