What The Fuck Is This Shit? - Alton Sterling

What The Fuck Is This Shit? A column for us to vent about everything. Everything that absolutely sucks in our society and our world as a whole. Where Fucking Learn Stuff seeks to inform, this seeks to simply slap you right in your face. Not a lighthearted, playful slap. No. We want this to make a mark that makes those around you ask if you are in an abusive relationship with us. Why? Though humanity has an immense amount of beauty, we are also the most fucked up. So just sit there and take it because fuck you. Not really but also, really.

DISCLAIMER: The original article typed out for this was far more in depth and hailed as bulletproof by our editors. Unfortunately, the computer it was typed out on crashed at one of the most inopportune moments of digital journalism. So pardon us for the brevity of the following article. We genuinely apologize and someone's ass is getting kicked about this.

What the fuck?

The fact that Alton Sterling, the "CD Man" was shot and murdered on site for having a gun on his person is bullshit. According to the assholes who will say, "Well, was it a legally concealed weapon?" FUCK YOU. The timeline of the video from when they discovered this man's weapon to when they shot him MULTIPLE times in the head was about 3 seconds max. So no, the officers did not actually question this man's right to flex his 2nd Amendment that most of the racist idiots defending the officers actions will say. So again, FUCK YOU.

BLACK LIVES MATTER. Yes all lives matter but I am a white man who has been tackled and arrested a few times as well. Some of those times involved the concealment of an illegally obtained firearm. Yet here I sit writing this article unscathed with a minimal jail sentence, or a few, served. We as a nation are historically pretty damn racist. Don't believe me? Whose backs were our booming cotton and tobacco economies built on? Yeah the white nerds on our money were able pass all kinds of laws but it was the backs of blacks that did the dirty work to make this country "progress". However, it wasn't until the 1960's that we began to see real social change.

Let me explain that in further detail. The Civil War was won in 1865. That's 100 years of continued suppression toward a group of people we descended from. That's 100 years of dangling the idea of freedom above a group of peoples' heads and yanking it away at the very last second. Some will say, "Oh, racism doesn't exist any more." Really? Well did you know African Americans weren't even legally guaranteed equal housing opportunities until 1968? As in there are people walking around this "Land Of The Free" who were born with such basic rights as equal housing unavailable to them. Plus if there isn't racism any more then why are our ghettos and jails filled primarily with those of darker pigmented skin? I realize stating that is sort of repetitive to what has already been said about inequality in the past but it needs said again until it isn't so true.

In the end, this article sucks compared to the original. We had a 4 paragraph, bullet-proof rant on the subject and failed. So here was this short piece of shit that still doesn't do this matter its proper justice. In fact, no article or social share will ever do a social injustice its proper justice. So after reading this. Do what we here at Field Report did. Take action. How did we? We donated to the Black Lives Matter campaign and you can too by clicking right here.

All life matters and BLACK LIVES definitely MATTER.

Jordan Brandt