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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Kocolicious ·
This is why I said earlier....if folks don't stand against this bill...it is no tellin WHO will be next! And clip does remind you of what Hilter did to the Jews[who were living in Germany legally]. Same thang. Folks better WAKE up. Cuz Black Folks...I'm tellin ya now [just cuz we got a black president] we ain't special. There is still talk about vetoing our LEGAL voting rights....right? So whiteboy can DO any THANG he wants. He did it with the powerless treaties to fool the Native...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Xeon ·
I’m not for indiscriminate arrests and deportations based on ethnicity or race, but I guess the governor had to do something drastic about the ever growing immersion of illegal immigrants. The Federal government refuses to effectively deal with this thorny issue and so it is now left up to the states. Bush 41 had eight years to address the border problem but stridently refused to do so. He could have secured the borders under Home Land Security but looked the other way. So, the states are...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Yemaya ·
This is a someone ambiguous video and therefore can be easily misinterpreted. Let me explain why. The things that are missing from the video: 1. the fact that NON-WHITES are being targeted with this law. Which I believe was the intention all along. 2. This is a STATE law and NOT a federal law. Meaning the federal government is not endorsing this crap, so the state senator should shut up about President Obama "violating" their rights. (regarding what the state senator stated in response to...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

sunnubian ·
This law is in conflict with federal law in the first place. However, don't hold your breath until it is struck down. This is merely yet another effort by racist whites to have control over non-whites in this country and I hope that ALL other non-whites in this country don't think that this is going to stop at Latinos/Mexicans or at the Arizona border. But, since a larger percentage of Latinos than makes any sense are/vote republican, maybe the Republican Latinos/Mexicans (and the...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Yemaya ·
Really Xeon? Yes, illegal immigrants today (Mexican looking people and not the many illegal Europeans often found in the Northeast *recall the wal-mart scandal in the early 2000's where they were hiring ILLEGALS to clean up their stores who were mainly WHITE) and all black and brown skinned people next. Its a slippery slope. I cannot believe that you are supporting this. I'm also at a loss for why if this guy was able to get a copy of this law in advance why so-called liberal white...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Cholly ·
Xeon, I agree with your assessment that something has to be done with the abundance of illegial aliens that have over the decades and continue to flow freely in this country and the citizens of Arizona and it's Governor (a woman, not a man) who made a harsh & controversial decision but the problem I have with this not just the lack of federal response by previous Presidents that you mentioned and the continued lack of focus, urgency, completion and overall security of the borders but the...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

ocatchings ·
Not sure which side I'm leaning on this fence. I understand the need to do something about the crime, but is this the right measure? As with anything, this law has the same issues as does anything that goes bad........people. If the gov't had done somehing prior to this, none of this would be an issue. Az passes a law and every useless congressperson, all of a sudden wants to weigh in on the subject. If these boobs would do their job and be proactive once in awhile they could stop much of...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Cholly ·
Ocatch, you can bet that tougher border security measures, more border patrol officers border upgrades and more technology will definitely be a large part of the new federal immigaration law and for the illegials that are already here who are established, have worked for years, raised families (with legal American born children in schools) have jobs and rent/mortgage notes who call America home, will be given the opportunity to come out of the shadows and after some harsh legal procedures...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

EbonyRose ·
@Ocatchings ... I like the way you said what you said! I kinda do know what side of the fence I'm on about this, though! While this law certainly isn't perfect (and the door for potential abuse of power and authority is wide open!) ... I ain't mad at AZ for taking steps to curb the illegal immigration problem in their state. I wish the rest of the country (either at the fed or state level) were taking a stand against it, too! Unlike most, I do consider illegal immigration a "problem" ...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Cholly ·
Quote by ER: " (I find it interesting that the OP article of this thread is declaring something that's not even possible - that this man was arrested by a law that hasn't even been enacted yet! A more honest assessment would have been to say the man was wrongfully arrested - which he was ... but to say the police used a law that isn't even a law yet destroys the credibility of the story!)."...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

NSpirit ·
I guess the resident immigration issue dude - Ricardomath- has gone on to greener blogpastures...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

EbonyRose ·
@ Cholly ... Well, no, I'm not saying that the methods used to arrest this guy were not along the same lines as those outlined in this current legislation. I'm just saying that the title of this story is misleading ... 'Cause the newly enacted law didn't have anything to do with this guy getting the wrong end of the stick! The "law" hasn't happened yet. So, what that really means is that AZ apparently already has laws that permit police to have done what they did to this man. This new law,...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

ocatchings ·
I guess the resident immigration issue dude - Ricardomath- has gone on to greener blogpastures... Shhhhhhh! Don't speak too loud or hear may hear you and come back.
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

Cholly ·
ER, I understand what you're saying and the title is a little misleading with the ending of the title "over Arizona's immigration law" but IMO, in situations like this, the intent behind these "unwritten rules" of laws that are being conducted by law enforcement in Arizona with the complete "uwritten boardroom approval and just look away" backing and support by the Governor's office has been, unknowing to any one else in the nation, a total disservice and racially injust situation that has...
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Re: It already started before the law was passed: California born Mexican American citizen living in Arizona hand cuffed & arrested over Arizona's Immigration law."Paper's please".

EbonyRose ·
Reference: In that video interview, Sheriff Arpaio said that one of the reasons that the law was passed so that he and law enforcement would not be interfered with by the federal authorities. This guy thinks that he is Matt Dillon from Gunsmoke. He has mass influence all across the state, is a state/nationally known figure with a massive ego who probably has the Governor of Arizona kneeling at his feet everytime he wants something from her office and she obliges him without question. And it...
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

ocatchings ·
Yemaya, great post!!!!!! I know I shouldn't have but I read both parts and I can't wait for part 3!!!! ( in case I forget, please post the link for part 3 ) That was an interesting story and I can't help but to wonder how many other "Monzingo's" would there be if more ancestors had kept their names. Then again its possible that they knew of their ancestry and changed their name way back when. As usual, when confronted the elders resorted to some myths and legends as to where the name...
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

NSpirit ·
This was a good read, but i note the reluctance on the writer's part to disrupt his relatives notions of lily-whiteness and even the family record keeper insisted on privacy re family affairs. That aspect is very similar to the euro-descendants in a book i read by Edward Ball call Slaves IN The FAmily. The book had a lot of historical data about slavery in charleston SC in the 1600's when rice, not cotton was the big money maker. HIs relatives too, became irritated by suggestions of black...
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

Yemaya ·
Quick note: OCatchings if you go to the bottom of the last page of part 1, there is a link to part 2. And likewise to part 3. NSpirit, he does also mention the other variants of the name including Mazingo. Ha! You should send them this link! I agree, that's what bothers me the most the reluctance on the writer's part and on the family's part to accept their African ancestry and the constant use of the word 'nigger' by some of his midwest relatives... which I'm betting were at the Anti-Obama...
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

ocatchings ·
Thanks I read part 2 but part 3 wasn't working, out yet or my computer savviness is showing again. I recently got into an arguement down here about the good ole boy hero Jefferson Davis. It is a known fact that he fathered many children but none of the relatives can be found, (it is part of their heritage after all) and the die hards will not admit that he fathered the children, even though there are photos, and it is in writing (even in a supposed will).
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

James Wesley Chester ·
An 'Oprah' program of about seven or eight years ago, featured a woman who had written a book on this subject. She contended that the African American-American population of that time would be doubled if all persons living their lives as, and contending they are, 'white' were to be revealed for the true lineage. Ironically, I don't see this as a validation of The African American Ethnicity, but rather as validation of the behavior and treachery of 'color construction' of our society.
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Re: The American Mozingo Family

Yemaya ·
Reference: ocatchings A1 · 2757 Forum Posts Today at 4:21 AM (Last Edited: Thanks I read part 2 but part 3 wasn't working, out yet or my computer savviness is showing again. I recently got into an arguement down here about the good ole boy hero Jefferson Davis. It is a known fact that he fathered many children but none of the relatives can be found, (it is part of their heritage after all) and the die hards will not admit that he fathered the children, even though there are photos, and it is...
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Re: Dynamics of Domination: 6 Steps Arabs and Europeans Used to Establish Dominion Over Black People

Xumbrarchist ·
Talking about wealth and natural resources without talking about science and technology is TOTAL NONSENSE! Is oil out of the ground a natural resource or a worthless nuisance? It depends on whether or not you have the knowledge and technology to use it. But see how many Black people will give you a hard time about reading about science and technology. Xum
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Re: The Afro-Brazilian Story III: Link With Africa, Affirmative Action, Changing Trends

Muhammad Cipher ·
Propaganda is a hellva thing...... ".....stay woke"
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Re: Dynamics of Domination: 6 Steps Arabs and Europeans Used to Establish Dominion Over Black People

Norland ·
Control of the Wealth? They made the wealth on our cotton-picking behinds, if I'm not mistaken. They made the wealth by not paying us one red dime for 300 years!! We're still begging for "equal" anything. How in the hell are we supposed to practice African culture, when most of us know absolutely NOTHING about Africa except what we read in National Geographic or see on Youtube. I can barely spell Swahili, let alone speak the language or any other language spoken on the continent. I've never...
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Re: Dynamics of Domination: 6 Steps Arabs and Europeans Used to Establish Dominion Over Black People

Kocolicious ·
Number 7 : Religious Brainwashing[using other folks version to justify slavery and inferiority]...Remember Arabs adopted a lot of their principles in the bible as their own[Moses]..so it's has always been a historic collaboration among the three main belief systems to document their interpretation of slavery Number 8 . Self-Hate [hating the color of skin and texture of hair] Number 9 . Men against Women i.e. men unrealistic image and expectation of black women which will ultimately...
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Re: Dynamics of Domination: 6 Steps Arabs and Europeans Used to Establish Dominion Over Black People

Xumbrarchist ·
Stealing Africa - Why Poverty? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNYemuiAOfU Xum
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Re: Obama’s Africa Speech: Lies, Hypocrisy, and a Prescription for Continued African Dependence

DennisKalita ·
Beyond jaw-dropping, no illusions, we should be versed in the ageless craft of power/money. Greed-blinded idiots are hell-bent on destroying the world. Just as it’s always been. Quarterly profits trump care for future generations. Racism is just one symptom of this arrogance/ignorance The Goddess, a/k/a Weather is now slapping us back for our species’ ignorant actions. We have a species problem, folks! . The cure, if possible, is spiritual, not the usual political psychoses. That’s our long...
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Re: Obama’s Africa Speech: Lies, Hypocrisy, and a Prescription for Continued African Dependence

sunnubian ·
"Racism is just one symptom of this arrogance/ignorance" ******************************************************************************* This is KEY to the masses of the world connecting the dots to what is really going on.
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Re: Obama’s Africa Speech: Lies, Hypocrisy, and a Prescription for Continued African Dependence

Kocolicious ·
First off, Africa has been in trouble since the invasion of the Eurasians i.e. Hyksos several thousand years ago. Secondly, no one cares about Africa....not even Africans. Which is clearly with all the backward rituals and customs behind the guise of religion or tradition-a direct result of slavery...after ALL these years!!! You would THINK Africans KNOW who the REAL enemies are....but! They are BLINDED with the shield of slavery and the value system of worth. And that is why we will NEVER...
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

Kocolicious ·
First off, if the united nations didn't vote for Israel to be a country in the 1940s after WW11, many of the SAME jews would still be under the thumb of Nazi Germany. This group has been persecuted by damn near EVERY nation in the world and now that they finally got a piece of land stolen from the Palenstinan[sp], they are using reverse racism on the very people they SOLD into slavery. Ain't nobody forgot that. So if they can call blacks niggers, then returned the favor and called them nasty...
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

DennisKalita ·
It’s cool that some liberal Israelis publicized this. The orthodox crazies are the night wing haters - same in Islam too. I protested for action against the nightmarish genocide in Sudan. I met some folks who suffered like hell in Darfur. I almost forgot, one of those meetings was held in a Jewish temple. As far as cheering the Arabs to exterminate the Jews, don’t forget it’s the Arabs who are doing the killing in Darfur. Who should klll who? Maybe the Arabs will have to go too. If we want...
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: First off, if the united nations didn't vote for Israel to be a country in the 1940s after WW11, many of the SAME jews would still be under the thumb of Nazi Germany. This group has been persecuted by damn near EVERY nation in the world and now that they finally got a piece of land stolen from the Palenstinan[sp], they are using reverse racism on the very people they SOLD into slavery. Ain't nobody forgot that. So if they can call blacks niggers, then...
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

sunnubian ·
Jewish people, just like any other people on this planet are made up of groups of people with varying viewpoints and prejudices. Particular racism against Black people in Israel probably is because the majority of them are coming from predominately Muslim countries. That, and the fact that so many Jews have chosen to "forget" their past of suffering racial hatred, brutalization, torture, sadism and cold-blooded murder by racist, hate-mongering Natzis, not to mention that, after 600-800 years...
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

Norland ·
As Africans in America, tell these people "WELCOME TO THE CLUB"!!!!!
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Re: Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

DennisKalita ·
These Jews also forgot they came from Africa.A lot of them got bleached through Euro inter-marriage but they still got that DNA. Orthodox types start off being religious and end up being righteous assholes.
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
This case, as countless others, is proof of the jim crown system of justice that permeates the south where Black defendants are concerned. What this really is, is evidence of how racists obtain positions of authority, particularly in the courtrooms, on the bench, in police departments and throughout America's criminal justice system primarily to continue the southern jim crow system that is only "technically" been outlawed and only been outlawed on paper. It is no more and no less than a...
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
African Americans are not the only ones shocked, pissed of and apposed to the Zimmerman acquittal: SEE: http://wearenottrayvonmartin.tumblr.com/ http://globalgrind.com/news/wh...-martin-twitter-list
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
Eric Holder: Trayvon Martin death ‘unnecessary shooting’ by Peter Yost, Associated Press | July 15, 2013 at 1:09 PM Comments 8 Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/eric-holder-at-delta-sigma.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Delta Sigma Thetas Social Action luncheon, part of the sororityamp;#039;s 51st National Convention in Washington, Monday, July...
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

Kocolicious ·
It's ON and crackin.....ain't no stopping us now. We're ON the move. And this time with MOST of America-that's ALL we need. Change is acoming cuz it ain't OVER yet. BTW: I read EVERY post in both those links above my sista. Which is testimony to me that Zimmerman will STILL have to answer. Yep...that's right. He will STILL have to answer and this is history in the making that will soon tell every child[and person] that his/her life DOES matter in America. But!
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

Norland ·
Seeing as to how Africans in America have garnered no respect since we've been in this country for the past 500 years and have suffered all kinds of brutality while living here, what would happen if 43 million Africans in America decided to take all our qualms to the WORLD COURT?? Think we'd get some respect then????
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Norland: Seeing as to how Africans in America have garnered no respect since we've been in this country for the past 500 years and have suffered all kinds of brutality while living here, what would happen if 43 million Africans in America decided to take all our qualms to the WORLD COURT?? Think we'd get some respect then???? That is definitely something worth considering.
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Re: Zimmerman verdicts puts Marissa Alexander case back in the spotlight

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: It's ON and crackin.....ain't no stopping us now. We're ON the move. And this time with MOST of America-that's ALL we need. Change is acoming cuz it ain't OVER yet. BTW: I read EVERY post in both those links above my sista. Which is testimony to me that Zimmerman will STILL have to answer. Yep...that's right. He will STILL have to answer and this is history in the making that will soon tell every child[and person] that his/her life DOES matter in America.
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Re: Wrap It Up! UN Tells US To Finish Review Of Trayvon Martin Case

RadioRaheem ·
i'm glad the UN spoke out on this. The case and verdict is 100% BS and the world needs to see how we are treated. Maybe the US needs to be 'reviewed' independently like many countries in the Middle East.
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Re: Wrap It Up! UN Tells US To Finish Review Of Trayvon Martin Case

Norland ·
I'm truly hoping that when WHITE "America" goes on this quest to Syria, that the ONLY real "BLACKS" they encounter are the two shoes they reach for to put on their feet. Please, don't come knocking on my door. Thanks!!
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Re: Wrap It Up! UN Tells US To Finish Review Of Trayvon Martin Case

Yemaya ·
So speaking of Trayvon Martin's case, Zimmerman's defense lawyer will now be a legal correspondent/expert for CNN..... *sigh*
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Re: Wrap It Up! UN Tells US To Finish Review Of Trayvon Martin Case

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: So speaking of Trayvon Martin's case, Zimmerman's defense lawyer will now be a legal correspondent/expert for CNN..... *sigh* Well, I won't be watching CNN anymore[not that I do much now anyway], but with the number of attorneys in this country that CNN could have chosen from, their choosing THIS particular attorney is really no more than a " BIG HINT"; it's not like he even showed any great litigating skills or any vast legal knowledge, there was no need for him...
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Re: Yoga helps with the effects of a racist, toxic, and re-traumatizing environment

Yemaya ·
We can't do yoga and meditate all of our days. One day we are going to have to either get up from under this wicked system or turn it over.
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

RadioRaheem ·
First, my heart goes out to the families of the victims. From my first review of the story, most of the dead are 50+ years of age and probably just ending their careers. I wonder if the NRA, trigger happy clown are going to speak out against machine gun purchasing and usage at this time.
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by RadioRaheem: First, my heart goes out to the families of the victims. From my first review of the story, most of the dead are 50+ years of age and probably just ending their careers. I wonder if the NRA, trigger happy clown are going to speak out against machine gun purchasing and usage at this time. They will remain silent, much like how they never once squawked, "If Trayvon Martin would have had gun . . . " The NRA is just like the republican party, it has been...
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