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Sunday, May 2, 2021

#ReadThis #Blackout by #CandaceOwens @RealCandaceO @BLEXIT #HighlyRecommended by @ManhattanPeachy #WhomYouKnow #PeachyDeegan @simonschuster @threshold_books

It's not who you know, it's WHOM YOU KNOW and though we personally do not know the highly intelligent and well-spoken Candace Owens, we have always been proponents of girls from Connecticut (guess who is one, and even has cousins in Stamford); we were born that way.   We admire her strong connection to her grandparents, her obvious love for them, her tremendous respect for them and her life philosophy following their footsteps.  For Peachy's grandparents, look right.   

No matter where you sit on the political spectrum, the issues presented in thoughtful progression in Blackout are worth your time and consideration no matter what color you are, but she is clearly writing for the black audience to open the eyes of those that have not taken the time to learn the facts.  Mental bondage is ready to be broken.  It is obvious why she is a girl to be talked about and her singular sensation of an American voice has earned your greatest respect with her accomplishment, her outlook and her style.  Thank you to Peachy's pal from college who pointed her out to us.

Not news, Owens reiterates a statistic well-known: children who grow up without fathers are tremendously disadvantaged in many respects. Interestingly, she quotes Daniel Patrick Moynihan (New Penn Station!) on page 58 in his accuracy about the collapse of black marriages.   Thirteen pages of notes in the back substantiate all that she says.  We found it interesting to note that on any given day CNN averages 706,000 viewers (p. 42) while a solitary tweet by Candace Owens reaches 2.5 million people according to Twitter analytics when this book was printed.  Possibly more now.

The truth matters.  Having stories check out is essential.  You'll find page 98 enlightening with Brawley's story.  The ignorance and lack of sophistication of AOC's constituents are preyed upon by the Congresswoman who is an embarrassment to New York: the Amazon story on p. 122 highlights why the manipulations of socialism define evil.  Candace Owens preaches the gospel of self-sufficiency like we do: we have highlighted small business owners since 2009 and she is preaching to the choir here.  Cigarettes versus diet coke, Bill Clinton ringleading the Lolita express, and black on black crime are brilliantly explained.  The real story of George Floyd is told on page 234.

The progression and organization of the book make a lot of sense and they fully crescendo in the final chapter: Slavery.  She says on Twitter on her pinned tweet right now that it is her favorite chapter and we quite concur.  With passion and vigor, Owens states: "Socialism is the ultimate example of human insanity as defined by Einstein: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (p. 115) 

She even holds the English language in high esteem, an essential quality of authors that earn a review on Whom You Know.  She has even been branded a criminal for speaking proper English (p. 150); Candace, welcome to the Wild West of English Matters at Whom You Know!  High five. And Joe Biden: ain't is not a word.

We only regret not reading it sooner.  You're not open-minded or truly woke until you read this masterpiece by Candace Owens: her grandparents are proudly smiling down on her and perhaps they are up there with Peachy's grandparents celebrating another great review of Blackout.  Connecticut used to have a campaign with the slogan: "Better Yet, Connecticut."
Candace, we suggest: "Better Yet, Blexit."

Candace Owens is most definitely happening to the world. 

Blackout is Highly Recommended by Whom You Know.



“Black America currently finds itself in a position of privilege that civil rights leaders of the 1960s could never have imagined. But instead of basking in our victories and working to achieve even greater successes, we are creating new challenges for ourselves, constantly manufacturing faux obstacles rooted in the fallacy that America will someday be perfect. The black community points to racism where it does not exist, immediately gathering a bevy of angry allies at the utterance of the word. And the Left, always happy to exploit our victimhood, urges us on.” – Candace Owens in BLACKOUT

It's time for a black exit.

In BLACKOUT: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape From The Democratic Plantation (Threshold Editions; on-sale September 15, 2020; Hardcover), political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democratic Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right.

Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return.

In BLACKOUT, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is both illogical and unearned. She contends that the Democrat Party has a long history of racism and exposes the ideals that hinder the black community's ability to rise above poverty, live independent and successful lives, and be an active part of the American Dream. Instead, Owens offers up a different ideology by issuing a challenge to her readers: It's time for a major black exodus. From dependency, from victimhood, from miseducation--and the Democrat Party, which perpetuates all three.

Owens explains that government assistance is a double-edged sword, that the Left dismisses the faith so important to the black community, that Democrat permissiveness toward abortion disproportionately affects black babies, that the #MeToo movement hurts black men, and much more. Weaving in her personal story, which ushered her from a roach-infested low-income apartment to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she demonstrates how she overcame her setbacks and challenges despite the cultural expectation that she should embrace a victim mentality.

Well-researched and intelligently argued, BLACKOUT lays bare the myth that all black people should vote Democrat--and shows why turning to the right will leave them happier, more successful, and more self-sufficient.

CANDACE OWENS is a political commentator and host of the Candace Owens Show. She is the founder of the national #Blexit movement and tours the country delivering speeches to capacity crowds. Originally from Stamford, Connecticut, she now lives in Washington, D.C.

BLACKOUT: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation

By Candace Owens


ISBN 9781982133276

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