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RandySF

(61,649 posts)
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:14 PM Apr 2014

Sterling: I put food in black people's mouths.

More Donald Sterling audio has been released ... this time, you can hear the Clippers' owner explaining that he doesn't think he's racist because he puts food on the tables of his his black employees.

The audio -- just released on Deadspin -- appears to pick up where the clip published on TMZ Sports leaves off ... with Sterling's girlfriend V. Stiviano challenging him on April 9th about why she can't post photos of black people on her Instagram page.

GF: "I don't understand, I don't see your views. I wasn't raised the way you were raised."

Sterling: "Well then, if you don't feel -- don't come to my games. Don't bring black people, and don't come."

GF: "Do you know that you have a whole team that's black, that plays for you?"

Sterling: "You just, do I know? I support them and give them food, and clothes, and cars, and houses. Who gives it to them? Does someone else give it to them? Do I know that I have—Who makes the game? Do I make the game, or do they make the game? Is there 30 owners, that created the league?"

Sterling also objects when Stiviano compares his attitude toward black people to the Holocaust.

During the conversation, Stiviano says she didn't remove a photo of L.A. Dodgers star Matt Kemp from her Instagram page because he's mixed race and light-skinned and she thought Sterling would be OK with it.



http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/27/donald-sterling-new-audio-released-clippers-black-people/#ixzz307yA3WzI

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Sterling: I put food in black people's mouths. (Original Post) RandySF Apr 2014 OP
"...and I put my foot in mine." name not needed Apr 2014 #1
! Ed Suspicious Apr 2014 #3
After walking the cow pasture Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 2014 #9
Fucker thinks he's John Galt or some such bullshit. eom MohRokTah Apr 2014 #2
Fans pay money to see players play abelenkpe Apr 2014 #4
Yes, they played. They lost to the Golden State Warriors and are 2-2 for the playoff series. nt ChisolmTrailDem Apr 2014 #5
They were on the court, but I am not sure if they played. eom tarheelsunc Apr 2014 #24
" Do I make the game, or do they make the game?" muriel_volestrangler Apr 2014 #6
Yes, he "gives" them food. They don't earn it or anything. Fans buy tickets to see HIM! arcane1 Apr 2014 #7
Sorry, he doesn't "give" them dick tularetom Apr 2014 #8
Double Down!!! longship Apr 2014 #10
Leech. RedCappedBandit Apr 2014 #11
OK, first I thought Stiviano herself was part black... TreasonousBastard Apr 2014 #12
I think it was his wife who sued. tarheelsunc Apr 2014 #25
As despicably racist as this comment--and I have little doubt his comment was highly focused hlthe2b Apr 2014 #13
He's a "job creator." moondust Apr 2014 #14
These "owners" have no clue how irrelevant they really are... reformist2 Apr 2014 #15
Isn't this what they teach in all the new "Entrepreneurial Studies" programs??? alcibiades_mystery Apr 2014 #16
This in a nutshell malokvale77 Apr 2014 #31
Please. Tell us more. Lex Apr 2014 #17
Wow. Vashta Nerada Apr 2014 #18
another slack-jawed, puffy-faced, oldandhappy Apr 2014 #19
Youre not GIVING them a damn thing, they work for their salary. SummerSnow Apr 2014 #20
he GAVE IT TO THEM ? not they "earned it" ? is he just giving things to random black people he comes JI7 Apr 2014 #21
Pro basketball team owner = job creator. lumberjack_jeff Apr 2014 #22
Indeed...if this asinine concept refers even to the very tip-top, 1 in 10 million workers alcibiades_mystery Apr 2014 #27
Sorry asshole. no one wears a Donald Sterling jersey. JaneyVee Apr 2014 #23
Uhmmm onecaliberal Apr 2014 #26
OMG wtf? And one question. What's Stiviano's first name? What's with this letter thing? nt Sarah Ibarruri Apr 2014 #28
And he's continuing to put his head in his ass. Initech Apr 2014 #29
what a spectacularly clueless bigot he's revealed himself to be fishwax Apr 2014 #30
Actually, his team feeds him. WhiteTara Apr 2014 #32
exactly Liberal_in_LA Apr 2014 #35
He's an asshole and the fans know it. rug Apr 2014 #33
Honestly, SHUT UP, Sterling, you hypocritical, self-deluding jackass. AverageJoe90 Apr 2014 #34

abelenkpe

(9,933 posts)
4. Fans pay money to see players play
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:22 PM
Apr 2014

Sterling collects the money, takes a share and pays the players. He has nothing without the players. Did they play today?

muriel_volestrangler

(101,606 posts)
6. " Do I make the game, or do they make the game?"
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:27 PM
Apr 2014

The completely obvious answer is that they make the game. No-one says "I'm going to watch Sterling's team".

In the not-too-dissimilar NFL set-up, the Green Bay Packers manage fine without an owner at all.

tularetom

(23,664 posts)
8. Sorry, he doesn't "give" them dick
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:33 PM
Apr 2014

They make a ton of money for that wrinkled old shart. In comparison with their peers, I doubt if they're even that well paid for what they do.

longship

(40,416 posts)
10. Double Down!!!
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:34 PM
Apr 2014

Or, as some have put it...

Open mouth... Exchange foot!

This ain't gonna end well for him.

TreasonousBastard

(43,049 posts)
12. OK, first I thought Stiviano herself was part black...
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:42 PM
Apr 2014

but I guess not enough to turn him off.

Then I see he's OK with her screwing black guys, like the guys on his team whom he "feeds".

Then there's the thing about him suing her for stealing almost 2 million from him, and the words "gold digger" being thrown around a lot.

Really old white guys who are still racists aren't news, unless they're stupid enough to brag about it. Really old rich guys who buy or rent hot young arm candy aren't big news either. And nobody should be surprised that the two are the same person more often than we would like.

But, man, it just can't get any better than this one.

tarheelsunc

(2,117 posts)
25. I think it was his wife who sued.
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 07:49 PM
Apr 2014

They're separated but not divorced and it sounds like the wife wants the courts to take back the things/money that were given to Stiviano because they should be in the names of Sterling and his wife, not hers.

hlthe2b

(103,015 posts)
13. As despicably racist as this comment--and I have little doubt his comment was highly focused
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:43 PM
Apr 2014

based on his bigotry, I'd bet a lot of the 1% have that attitude towards all of us "worker bees"... this country's move towards oligarchy has allowed racism and fear/resentment towards the "have-nots" to intersect in one major hate-fest.

moondust

(20,101 posts)
14. He's a "job creator."
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:45 PM
Apr 2014

Last edited Sun Apr 27, 2014, 09:02 PM - Edit history (1)

One of those deserving good guys Republicans are always praising and helping to get richer.

So were the southern slave owners.

 

alcibiades_mystery

(36,437 posts)
16. Isn't this what they teach in all the new "Entrepreneurial Studies" programs???
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 06:52 PM
Apr 2014

The Fetish of the Entrepreneur, on full display:

Who makes the game? Do I make the game, or do they make the game? Is there 30 owners, that created the league?


I make it! Me! Not the workers! ME! ME! ME!

Substitute "the game" for pretty much any human activity, and you have the horrendous entrepreneurial "spirit" - the idea that the people actually laboring are just automatons for the entrepreneurs "brilliant" ideas and "bold" risks. FUCK these people sideways. As soon as I hear somebody proclaim themselves an entrepreneur, I know I'm dealing with an asshole, pure and simple.

That this philosophy of the entrepreneur should connect so easily with racism is no surprise. Perhaps we're coming out of a period where this shithead philosophy has dominated everything.

malokvale77

(4,879 posts)
31. This in a nutshell
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 10:06 PM
Apr 2014

" As soon as I hear somebody proclaim themselves an entrepreneur, I know I'm dealing with an asshole, pure and simple."

SummerSnow

(12,608 posts)
20. Youre not GIVING them a damn thing, they work for their salary.
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 07:19 PM
Apr 2014

You can fix ignorant , but stupid is forever.

JI7

(89,405 posts)
21. he GAVE IT TO THEM ? not they "earned it" ? is he just giving things to random black people he comes
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 07:27 PM
Apr 2014

across or those that will make him the most money ?

 

lumberjack_jeff

(33,224 posts)
22. Pro basketball team owner = job creator.
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 07:34 PM
Apr 2014

Surely this will finally send that particular concept to the trash.

He "gives" them food, clothes, cars and houses?

What. A. Moron.

People don't buy tickets to see you, Mr Sterling. You are nothing more than an intermediary, just like every other "job creator". Customers hire workers, and you are nothing but the parasite in between.

 

alcibiades_mystery

(36,437 posts)
27. Indeed...if this asinine concept refers even to the very tip-top, 1 in 10 million workers
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 08:08 PM
Apr 2014

Imagine what these fucking parasites think of the rest of us.

onecaliberal

(33,421 posts)
26. Uhmmm
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 07:58 PM
Apr 2014

I think he has that backwards. Last I checked he's not the one playing or winning the games. Isn't that how teams make money?

WhiteTara

(29,786 posts)
32. Actually, his team feeds him.
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 10:35 PM
Apr 2014

If it were not for them, there would be no team and he would be the boss over nothing.

 

AverageJoe90

(10,745 posts)
34. Honestly, SHUT UP, Sterling, you hypocritical, self-deluding jackass.
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 10:45 PM
Apr 2014
Are you fucking kidding me? Seriously? Is this 1914 or something?

Please, Mrs. Stiviano, I would sincerely urge you to LEAVE this guy. He only respects you because he thinks of you as a fucktoy.....and not as an independent human being(who happens to be a Woman of Color, though I'm sure he tries his best to ignore that.). You are obviously a MUCH better person than your current BF.
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