Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…

Quarantine Thoughts.

Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…
Peggy Anke/Unsplash https://unsplash.com/photos/r9IeE1QnxMA

Racist Things That Make You Go Hmmm…

Why is that Asian and European countries have the largest populations diagnosed with and deaths from Covid-19 in the world, but WHO (World Health Organization) and French doctors need to do expedited clinical trials in Africa? Hmmmm…

Why is it so hard for White writers to write headlines on racist news stories about racist White men and women engaging in White Supremacy? Is it because they are racist too, or just biased? Hmmmm…

FYI: (The best headlines on racial issues in America never come from White people! They are soft on White crime, soft on anti-Blackness.)

Anyone ever wonder why not one man of any color stands up for any of the women Trump berates and disrespects during his press conferences, but especially Yamiche Alcindor — usually the fiercest journalist in the room? Hmmmm…

What does the Tea Party and Nazis have to do with opening the country back up? Why do White people need to carry racist Tea Party Flags and wear Nazi symbols to protest something all of us can benefit from? Why aren’t the FBI and CIA on White folks like they were Black Panthers and other Freedom Fighters trying to protect Blacks from Klans? Hmmmm…

Why do White Republican governors have the audacity to ask Black people to sacrifice their lives to save an economy that fucks them over every chance it gets along with the White? Hmmmm… #NoRespect #WhiteSupremacy

Every wonder when White people will finally admit these last 13 years have been about racism? Will they apologize to people of color? Blacks? Hmmmm…

Religious Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…

Why are Republicans and Evangelicals Pro-Life until a pandemic hits and they can’t go to work, they are in jeopardy of losing their businesses or their stock portfolios are taking a hit? Hmmmm…

Why aren’t good people standing up to the bad people and stupid people trying to kill us? Hmmmm…

If churches need you to come and bring money or they’ll go out of business like JC Penny’s, does that mean churches are really businesses? If Jesus paid it all, why ain’t he got the tab now? Hmmmm…

Does Jesus really want me to not to pay my bills and pay him first? Is he going to be my refuge when my stuff is on the curb? Ever wonder who created prosperity gospel? Hmmmm…

Political Mess That Makes You Go Hmmmm…

Why are powerful White men so afraid of weak White men and vice versa? Hmmmm…

How is it that someone so stupid could become our President, or anyone’s President for that matter? Hmmmm…

Why does it look like America is intentionally allowing racist White Republican governors and Trump lackeys are trying to kill off the poor, Black and Brown folks, the disabled, and the elderly? Hmmmm…

Why do politicians spend millions of dollars running for public office to get a job that pays either $174,000 per year or $400,000 per year? Hmmmm…

How is it the government can stop the entire country, but can’t stop these damned bill collectors from collecting when they stopped us from working, to make money, to pay the bills? Why can’t we get a bill break? Isn’t it their fault anyway they let the cooties get us in the first place? Hmmmm…

Why is it the government can’t bailout the people who make ALL the bailouts possible, and why are we cool with it? Hmmmm…

Anyone wondering why Trump instituted an immigration ban on everyone — except for migrant farm workers who will probably be Mexican or South American temporary workers, the very folks he’s taking his country back from? Hmmmm…

White People Shit That Makes You Go Hmmmm…

Why do White people, the freest people in the world regardless of socioeconomic status, insist on calling themselves oppressed? Hmmmm…

Why aren’t White people alarmed enough to do more about White people threatening violence against non-White people yet? I mean, really White people? Hmmmm…

If White lives matter so much, why aren’t they wearing masks and practicing social distancing to save them?

White people love to save us, but when are they going to stop letting us down? Hmmmm…

Ever wonder when White people will start pulling themselves up by their bootstraps instead of stealing other peoples? Like they are doing now? Hmmmm…

Real Life Stuff That Makes You Go Hmmmm…

Why are the lowest on the totem pole in good times our saviors during the bad times? Hmmmm…

Why are the most “essential” essential people in the world people working now who don’t need a degree to do their jobs? Hmmmm… #garbagemen #cashiers #cooks #stockers #farmers #packers #deliverypeeps

Do you wonder what your children and grandchildren will be when they grow up now? Will they even have a choice? Hmmmm…

Where happened to the backbones of good men? Where are you? Hmmmm…

Why are adults cool with dropping their naked pics on the Twitters without considering that it may be offensive to some viewers? Do they forget kids/teens use the platform? Why don’t folks understand nude pics shared publicly may be considered porn — which could get them a visit from the ICAC Task Force (Internet Crimes Against Children) if a parent complains? Hmmmm… #childpornography #childenticement #useyourbighead

Will we ever get our shit together or will we allow one half of America to destroy the other half? Hmmmm…

Do you understand there is no going back to what we used to be as a nation? Have you thought about where you’re going? Are you looking for leaders to lead you or are you learning to lead yourself? Hmmmm…

Things to ponder as we sit quarantined watching our world’s turn upside down and inside out. It didn’t have to be this way, but now that it is, what are we going to do about it?

Marley K.

Follow me on Twitter and here on Medium if you have thick skin and love thinking outside of the box.