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Re: Afghan President Karzai to lawmakers: ‘I might join the Taliban’

ocatchings ·
Yep, the plan to invade , occupy , conquer , liberate , democratize , or whatever the buzz phrase is today is really looking like a winner.
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Re: Afghan President Karzai to lawmakers: ‘I might join the Taliban’

James Wesley Chester ·
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Israeli President Netanyahu are sounding an awful lot alike. Both are asserting an 'in-your-face' position. Each needs addressing. PEACE Jim Chester
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Afghan President Karzai to lawmakers: ‘I might join the Taliban’

Cholly ·
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, seen here surrounded by bodyguards in Kandahar on Monday, threatened to join the insurgency, lawmakers say. Afghan leader made threat twice at closed-door meeting, witnesses say. KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai threatened over the weekend to quit the political process and join the Taliban if he continued to come under outside pressure to reform, several members of parliament said Monday. Karzai made the unusual statement at a closed-door meeting Saturday...
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What If: U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

sunnubian ·
Prepper Central Home / Survival / U.S. Nuclear Power Plants: What Distance Is Safe? U.S. Nuclear Power Plants: What Distance Is Safe? Given the the nuclear reactor meltdown disaster in Fukushima Japan, and the local area Fallout contamination that is now entering the food chain and water systems there, I have constructed a location map of the current (and decommissioned) nuclear power reactors in the United States. Without discussing For or Against nuclear power, it may be smarter and a...
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Rwanda’s Long Shadow: U.S.-Rwandan Relations and a Path Forward in Eastern Congo

sunnubian ·
Rwanda’s Long Shadow: U.S.-Rwandan Relations and a Path Forward in Eastern Congo Evidence continues to mount that the government of Rwanda has been harboring, supporting, and arming war criminals and mutineers, including Bosco Ntaganda, in neighboring eastern Congo. Former rebels from the Rwanda-linked National Congress for the Defense of the People, or CNDP, and an affiliated offshoot group called the M23 movement are currently in open rebellion against the government in Kinshasa and...
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Re: Food Sent To Fight Somali Famine Never Reached The Starving

Yemaya ·
Isn't this the same thing that happened during the 1980's in Ethiopia during their famine??
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Food Sent To Fight Somali Famine Never Reached The Starving

sunnubian ·
Food Sent To Fight Somali Famine Never Reached The Starving Written by Associated Press on March 18, 2012 12:52 am MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large amount of food sent by the U.N. to the Somali capital during last year’s famine never reached the starving people it was intended for, an Associated Press investigation has found. Some of the World Food Program supplies went to the black market, some to feed livestock. One warehouse full of rations was looted in its entirety by a Somali government...
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Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Yemaya ·
So what do you say to those idiots who decide to align themselves with the same old racist clique? I guess we have some stupid, dumb, deaf and blind black folks who have bought into the idea of "as long as we have the same ideology you're going to treat me as if we are equal." In other words they have bought into the idea of maintaining the white supremacy system. Sad. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/201...a_party_blacks <cite class="vcard">By VALERIE BAUMAN, Associated Press Writer...
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Re: What If: U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

Xumbrarchist ·
In a country known for earthquakes and tsunamis they built the plant too close to the ocean. How many US nuke plants have such inherent design flaws? Tsunami is a Japanese word. Xum
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Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

sunnubian ·
Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion Glen Ford , BAR executive editor 30 May 2019 Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion The Congressional Black Caucus sides with its party’s war mongers and in fear of the Israel lobby, while large Black majorities believe Israel is neither an ally nor a friend. “The Black Caucus’ tolerance of apartheid Israel’s barbarism is infinite.” Nearly 400...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

sunnubian ·
James Clyburn (SC) Hakeem Jeffries (NY) Gregory Meeks (NY) Karen Bass (CA) Colin Allred (TX) Yvette Clarke (NY) Elijah Cummings (MD) Donald Payne (NJ) Val Demings (FL) David Scott (GA) John Lewis (GA) Donald McEachin (VA) Sheila Jackson Le (TX) G.K. Butterfield (NC) Danny Davis (IL) Joyce Beatty (OH) Sanford Bishop (GA) Alma Adams (NC) Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ) Marc Veasey (TX) Alcee Hastings (FL) Emanuel Cleaver (MO) Frederica Wilson (FL) Steven Horsford (NV) Robin Kelly (IL) Antonio...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Kocolicious ·
Im not surprised either. Our biggest enemies have been our OWN people. The loud silence from them has been outrageous. It really is left up to our younger generation to put us back on the right track. Cuz AAs today? Many of em don't get it. Or are easy to betray black folks. I don't know what happens when BFs obtain money/fame/success/a little "edjamacation"....somethin' changes in them. Our biggest advocates who had the platform for social justice turned silent or wimps i.e. Belafonte,...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

RadioRaheem ·
the CBC has never been a supporter of the Black community's interests...this is the reason why so many voted for the Biden's law...err, I mean the 1994 Crime Bill. those Knee-grows sold us out a long time ago.
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Kocolicious ·
Yep! You got that right. You would have thought fighting against the Crime Bill would have been something they'd target. But noooooooooooooooooo. So. We need "new" blood. Period. A group unafraid. Thus far, our young people prefer to turn against each other....instead of against harmful Black issues. However, the shift is happening. I can feel it. But!
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Kocolicious ·
Well it takes all kinds.....though I do think globally folks don't really know Black history....not even those who are black. Not just talking about history in America but the full KNOWLEDGE of black culture worldwide. And lot of those so-called bougie blacks don't even know the true meaning of what being bougie is-they just follow massa's led and pretend. Your point is well taken my sista cuz we do have a new wave Black mentality, however Black history in this country and aboard show that...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

sunnubian ·
" A group unafraid." ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I doubt that fear is their problem, but rather it's more that they really don't give a damn about African Americans/African America, and are only concerned with self-glorification, and being good pet houseniggers for the establishment, not to mention the fact that they are taking bribes and lining their pockets/bank accounts to ignore, sellout, setup and lead astray the very...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Norland ·
It's kinda hard to love what everyone else in the world hates and gunshots are an extreme detriment to so-called "black" everydamnthing. Shit's been going on ever since the first so-called "black" was discovered. A couple of us are beyond TIRED!!!!!
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Kocolicious ·
To add on to thiss convo. Black folks globally NEED to research World history. Starting at the onset of the fall of Rome and the beginning of Christianity. That's where the truth about about whitefolks lie. They are not only monsters but they are really "devils" to humanity. Cuz they have killed millions of their OWN people 100 years prior to the Atlantic Slave Trade....so it's easy to see why they don't give a fock about black folks or anyone else. It's there. Check it out. But!
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Norland ·
These fuckers are MANKIND!! Truth is, no one knows what KIND of MAN they are!! They've been blowing up people ever since I've been on the planet and are itching to cook Iranians. "People" that needed SLAVES had more than a mental health issue. They're just an entire RACE of DONALD TRUMPS and HITLER. If they'd let their FUR grow the way it's supposed to, they'd put the hairiest monkeys alive to SHAME!! Now here we all are: COMPLAINING and no one gives a shit. We're stuck until death comes...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Kocolicious ·
Glad you said that my sista. Cuz they been hiding the truth about WHO they are. Thing is? Back in the day they used to say, there are three races....the Caucasoid, the Negroid and the Mongoloid. Truth is? [in my view]...There are three different species of humans: Homo sapiens sapiens [African modern humans], Neanderthals [European cave man] and Denisovans [Asian cave man]. Homo sapiens sapiens are modern day humans who derived [and evolved] from Africa. Neanderthals are archaic "humans" who...
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Re: Half of Black Caucus Signs on to Israeli Stance on Syria, in Defiance of Black Public Opinion

Norland ·
You know:: One just comes to the conclusion that these "people" are not "human" at all!! If one doesn't have any "hue" one can't be "human"; makes sense to me. They have the hair of every ANIMAL breathing; they burn like LOBSTERS in the sun; they wrinkle like elephants' behinds by age 35 and they have the mouths of every monkey flying through the trees. Not a set of lips between them!! That's why they made so much fun of ours and get every kind of injection to grow a PAIR!! Just grab a seat...
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Re: Ebola Outbreak: The Latest U.S. Govt Lies. The Risk Of Airborne Contagion?

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Originally Posted by Momentum: I read some time ago about ten people got infected with it because they handled a dead body, in that part of the world they wash the deceased and kiss the dead. People certainly do that here as well. I don't understand why no one is telling people in Liberia that they really, really need to cremate anyone who has died from Ebola . Right now, they are merely burying these infected bodies, where the virus is merely going to linger...
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Re: Ebola Outbreak: The Latest U.S. Govt Lies. The Risk Of Airborne Contagion?

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Momentum: Originally Posted by sunnubian: Originally Posted by Momentum: We are so lucky the common cold is not deadly, millions of people catch it some people get it 2 to 3 times a year. Ebola is not airborne in the sense of flus or colds are and we are so lucky because Ebola has a 90% kill rate. If Ebola spread anything like the flu or cold viruses it would be 100's of thousand or more dead. I just remember the last time there was an Ebola 'epidemic' in Africa, they...
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Re: Independent Lense: Let the Fire Burn The Story of the MOVE Tragedy

sunnubian ·
I'm looking forward to seeing this when it airs in my area in hopes that with it being an Independent Lense Production, it may shed some light on the truth surrounding the slaughter of these men, women and children , the slaughter of American citizens by our own government . I think this ended in such tragedy because it was a Police lead operation and we all know the blood-lust American police have for Black people to begin with. I could never [unless I'm forgetting something] discern what...
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Re: U.S. Stops Israel From Selling Weapons To Nigeria

Norland ·
Wherever there are Africans losing their minds to the maximum, America should send her police departments all over the country to fix the problem. I'd bet they'd hone in those bastards in a nanosecond. After the U.S. police departments, turn the LAPD loose to cook 'em up. Africans would be walking the straight and narrow then, Hoko Boko and every other Coo Coo. Matter of fact, send the U.S. Police Departments from all over the country to solve the world's problems. Let them deal with...
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Citigroup’s Role in the Rape of Haiti

sunnubian ·
Citigroup’s Role in the Rape of Haiti Mon, 06/18/2012 - 23:47 — Peter James Hudson U.S. wars against Haiti | U.S. Occupation of Haiti Printer-friendly version by Peter James Hudson Citibank’s role in the U.S. subjugation of Haiti in the first quarter of the 20 th century sounds quite familiar, a century later. The bank demanded that Washington send troops to “stabilize” the country, fantasizing that the Haitians would welcome the Marines. “ The Haitians saw it as robbery, pure and simple,...
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MARCUS GARVEY; THE UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

sunnubian ·
         As Marcus Garvey returned to Jamaica in 1914, after four years in Central America and Europe, he came upon the autobiography of Booker T. Washington, the conservative dean of American black leaders. It was while...
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Could U.S. beef contain horse meat?

sunnubian ·
 THE UNDERREPORTED STORY  Could U.S. beef contain horse meat?   Share       Ikea's famous Swedish meatballs were the latest casualty in the European horse meat scandal, with the company pulling them off the...
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Nigeria’s Oil Faces Crisis As U.S. Controls Energy Future

sunnubian ·
Nigeria’s Oil Faces Crisis As U.S. Controls Energy Future February 14, 2013 | Filed under: Business | Posted by: Editorial_Staff America is a key buyer of Nigerian oil AFRICANGLOBE – Nigeria’s oil boom may be coming to an end. United States president Barack Obama has declared that the America is now ready to take control of its energy future. Obama made the declaration Tuesday in his state of the nation presentation to the US Congress. He said: “After years of talking about it, we are...
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Evangelical Extremists planting their seeds of destruction in Africa

Yemaya ·
My commentary: Although this particular article focuses on the Anti-Homosexual movement in Africa, I believe that this is as the author points out a larger movement of Western driven hegemony through culture. http://blackagendareport.com/?...es-homophobia-africa U.S. Christian Right Promotes Homophobia in Africa “ The U.S. Right – once isolated in Africa for supporting pro-apartheid, White supremacist regimes – has successfully reinvented itself as the mainstream of U.S. evangelicalism.”...
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This Country Is All Too Ready To See Black Children As Criminals

sunnubian ·
This Country Is All Too Ready To See Black Children As Criminals January 21, 2015 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Catherine Jones and her brother, Curtis AFRICANGLOBE – There was clear evidence that a family member had been sexually abusing 13-year-old Catherine Jones and her 12-year-old brother, Curtis, for years. But no one helped them , and the two children were left to figure it out themselves. In 1999, Catherine and Curtis plotted to kill the abuser, as...
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U.S. Stops Israel From Selling Weapons To Nigeria

sunnubian ·
U.S. Stops Israel From Selling Weapons To Nigeria January 28, 2015 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff America is no friend of Nigeria or Africa AFRICANGLOBE – Relations between American military trainers and specialists advising the Nigerian military in the fight against Boko Haram are so strained that the Pentagon often bypasses the Nigerian military altogether , choosing to work instead with security officials in the neighbouring countries of Chad, Cameroun and...
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UN Refuses to Compensate Cholera Victims in Haiti

sunnubian ·
UN Refuses to Compensate Cholera Victims in Haiti February 22, 2013 | Filed under: Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Haiti’s cholera epidemic was caused by UN peacekeepers AFRICANGLOBE – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that the United Nations will not compensate families affected by the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti that has claimed thousands of lives, despite evidence that the organization was responsible for the outbreak. U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said that the...
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PAUL CUFFE THE RICHEST BLACK MAN IN THE U.S. DURING SLAVERY

sunnubian ·
Questioneverything ..Told you we were more than slaves!-OK17 Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) was the richest African American in the United States during the early 1800’s, but never stopped championing the cause of better conditions for his people. At the age of 19, he sued the Massachusetts courts for the right to vote stating that taxation without representation should be illegal. He built on his own farm, New Bedford’s only school for the children of “free Negroes” and personally sponsored their...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Yes, we ALL should pray for Haiti, after all the little nation has been through and all it's been taken through. I to, am still wondering what happened to all that money donated [$13 BILLION DOLLARS] to the Haiti Earthquake, that the Haitian people have yet to see ANY of. I've also continued to wonder how could an EARTHQUAKE devastate just the HAITIAN side of the same damn island. Oh, and where is "THE BLACK CHURCH" , where are BLACK American politicians, and why is PRESIDENT OBAMA silent on...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Hurricane-battered Haiti waiting for more help By Ivan Watson, Edvige Jean-Francois and Brad Olson, CNN Updated 11:18 PM ET, Tue October 11, 2016 Haiti desperate for help after Matthew 02:24 Story highlights A week after the hurricane made landfall, aid workers say there are communities still cut off Hospital director says no humanitarian assistance reached the hospital in the week after the storm Jeremie, Haiti (CNN) Imagine the terror when Hurricane Matthew 's 130 mph winds ripped the roof...
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Re: 2010 Census

Noah The African ·
Not me. The Census will be hiring about a half million people short term next year, for the enumeration process. Maybe that is the economic turnaround they are predicting for next year.
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Re: 2010 Census

EbonyRose ·
Yeah ... I remember there was a MAJOR media blitz for the last 2000 Census!! In particular, they were trying to target the Hispanic population (esp. the illegal immigrants) by saying that ALL they wanted to do was take a count ... and that no other authorities would be called/alerted to their presence. This advertisement seems to be targeting African Americans ... and I'm sure they probably have one for Asians, Native Americans, Whites and Hispanics, as well.
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Re: 2010 Census

NSpirit ·
FYI: the teabagger and right wing conservonut types are influencing their peeps to comply only minimally, if at all, with the census. I hear this on the radio all the time. They only want to tell the number of people in the home and not give the rest of the data that is generally gathered with the census. I would assume this is part of that "fear of becoming the minority/fear of socialism/fear of big government" thingy...
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Re: 2010 Census

kresge ·
Reference: FYI: the teabagger and right wing conservonut types are influencing their peeps to comply only minimally, if at all, with the census. I hear this on the radio all the time. They only want to tell the number of people in the home and not give the rest of the data that is generally gathered with the census. I would assume this is part of that "fear of becoming the majority/fear of socialism/fear of big government" thingy... I say, don't count they @ss then. The end result will be...
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Re: 2010 Census

NSpirit ·
Right-wing census paranoia.... http://www.democraticundergrou...p;address=385x377214
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Re: 2010 Census

NSpirit ·
Reference: I say, don't count they @ss then. The end result will be that they will have less political power. Maybe loss a few congressional districts and some federal funding. They don't want government funding, they don't have to get it. Stop giving the tea-baggers Medicaid, Medicare, Veteran's Benefits, Social Security, ban them from all national parks and recreational areas, BLM and Corp of Engineers land, etc. That should save the government a nice chunk of change. Amen! While answering...
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Re: 2010 Census

EbonyRose ·
Reference: I say, don't count they @ss then. The end result will be that they will have less political power. Maybe loss a few congressional districts and some federal funding. They don't want government funding, they don't have to get it. Stop giving the tea-baggers Medicaid, Medicare, Veteran's Benefits, Social Security, ban them from all national parks and recreational areas, BLM and Corp of Engineers land, etc. That should save the government a nice chunk of change. Reference: I wonder...
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Re: 2010 Census

Yemaya ·
I definitely plan on being counted and giving any information that they need. Last time they did the census I was living in Tejas and the lady got the minimal information. Not this time.
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Xeon ·
Oh well.....
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Yemaya ·
Reference: The 38-year-old U.S. Marine Corps reservist recently walked into a bar in southern Maryland decorated with aConfederate flag. It gave his wife Rosha pause. "I said, 'You know what, honey? Many, many of our Southern citizens came together under that flag for the purpose of keeping their family and their state together,'" Lollar recalled. "The flag is not what you're to fear. It's the stupidity behind the flag that is a problem. I don't think we'll find that in here. Let's go ahead...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Vox ·
Maybe some of them are doing what I suggested just now in the thread about Steele. They see how easy it is to rise to prominence as a black right winger. I'm sure there are some who honestly believe in that stuff... I guess...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Noah The African ·
I think that many would be lying if they said that at the micro level….they are not as much, if not more, conservative than liberal. When you run a household, are you fiscally liberal or conservative? As I stated before, liberalism and conservatism SHOULD be viewed as ideological tools, like a hammer vs. a screw driver. The best repairman will be the one who has the most variable tools to work with. If you are a repairman whose only tool is a hammer, you will try to use a hammer to fix...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Xeon ·
Reference: So in conclusion, I certainly would have a problem joining the ranks of so many people who have malicious ulterior motives, however, I don't fault them (black conservatives) for their intellectual beliefs......just their associations. Interesting point......
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Re: A stimulus for the middle class

Yemaya ·
All this whinning about the middle class. HEY! What about the working poor??
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