Buttigieg Claims Racism Is ‘Physically Built’ Into U.S. Interstate System



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Buttigieg Claims Racism Is ‘Physically Built’ Into U.S. Interstate System

The Daily wire ^

| 10 Apr 2021
| Jon Brown

Posted on 04/11/2021 4:23:44 PM PDT by Rummyfan

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg claimed in a recent interview that racism is “physically built” into parts of the U.S. highway system.

Responding to an allegation from theGrio White House correspondent April Ryan that the interstate system was “built on a racist system” meant “to keep certain groups in and certain groups out,” Buttigieg agreed, saying, “Yeah, often this wasn’t just an act of neglect. Often this was a conscious choice. There is racism physically built into some of our highways, and that’s why the jobs plan has specifically committed to reconnect some of the communities that were divided by these dollars.”

“Well, if you’re in Washington, I’m told that the history of that highway is one that was built at the expense of communities of color in the D.C. area,” Buttigieg continued, according theGrio. “There are stories, and I think Philadelphia and Pittsburgh [and] in New York, Robert Moses famously saw through the construction of a lot of highways.”

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Now roads, inanimate constructs used as a path of transportation, are racist.

I saw video of this butt-**** riding his bike to work last week. Yes, he gets his four SUV escort to within about half a mile of his office, then dismounts and rides his bike the last leg (escorted of course). What a jerk.

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posted on 04/11/2021 4:23:44 PM PDT
by Rummyfan

To: Rummyfan

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posted on 04/11/2021 4:24:25 PM PDT
by BenLurkin
(The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion, or satire. Or both.)

To: Rummyfan

The Stupid really say stupid things



To: Rummyfan

Oh, and he has also proposed the idea of a mileage tax.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:25:09 PM PDT
by Rummyfan
(In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel.d)

To: Rummyfan

“Pete Buttigieg”, the White Privileged son of a Commie Prof.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:25:46 PM PDT
by Paladin2

To: Rummyfan

And people voted for this.



To: BenLurkin

Buttplug has his brain up his…..take a guess….


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:26:36 PM PDT
by Fungi

To: Rummyfan

Racial politics is America’s cancer


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:27:04 PM PDT
by PGR88

To: Rummyfan

I have invented a device that removes racism from our infrastructure, maybe he could lease it,



To: Rummyfan

Another grievance of how the “man”made it unfair .
Im really tired of the endless complaining and demands for money.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:27:41 PM PDT
by HereInTheHeartland
(Leave me alone, I have no incriminating evidence on the Clintons)

To: Rummyfan

Being a pandering fool does not absolve one of their White
Fragility.

ButtEdge2Edge proves the case.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:28:05 PM PDT
by Paladin2

To: Rummyfan

Between Clinton and Obama we had 16 years of Progressivism in the White House. Why was this not resolved? I don’t recall it even being mentioned. It’s almost like Pete is full of crap or something.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:29:10 PM PDT
by cdcdawg
(WTF is “Jim Eagle?”)

To: Rummyfan

Pete. Stop, and just listen to yourself.
Does your remark make any sense whatsoever?
No, Pete. No it does not. Who are you trying to impress?



To: Rummyfan

Obviously gotta get rid of all that Black asphalt


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:30:10 PM PDT
by faithhopecharity
(“Politicians are not born, they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))

To: Rummyfan

The way he talks and acts, this guy has got to be smoking some dynamite s***-and at taxpayer expense, too…


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:30:10 PM PDT
by Texan5
(“You’ve got to saddle up your boys, you’ve got to draw a hard line…”)

To: Rummyfan

Buttigieg Claims Racism Is ‘Physically Built’ Into U.S. Interstate System

Opened up a box a corn flakes this morning, and sure enough, there was racism inside.

There was also racism hiding under my bed. It’s everywhere.

Boo!


To: Rummyfan

I guess what he is trying to say is that some decisions on where to build highways was decided, at least in part, based on the demographics of where people lived.

But what are we supposed to do about it now? Spend hundreds of billions to tear them down? That money could actually do a lot of real good for real people. So I’d say their decision to waste all that money to blow up highways is equally racist. And, meanwhile, people living in those areas will lose access to highways and spend more time in traffic and breathing exhaust in the streets.


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:31:06 PM PDT
by monkeyshine
(live and let live is dead)

To: Rummyfan

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posted on 04/11/2021 4:31:36 PM PDT
by SuperLuminal
(Where is another Samuel Adams now that we desperately need him?)

To: big bad easter bunny

That’s RACIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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posted on 04/11/2021 4:32:37 PM PDT
by JBW1949
(I’m really PC…..Patriotically Correct)

To: Rummyfan

Enemies of the US must be laughing their heads off , they’ll just wait and walk in and take the US when these fools brings it to it’s knees



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