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Re: A Dick with a Gun

ricardomath ·
Man demonstrating gun safety shoots self Associated Press "” Sept. 8, 2004 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. "” Monroe County, Ind., Coroner David Toumey was hospitalized with a leg wound after accidentally shooting himself while trying to demonstrate gun safety. Toumey told The Herald-Times for a story published today that he was demonstrating gun safety to some people at a Lake Monroe boat ramp about 11 p.m. when he accidentally shot himself. He said that as he checked to make sure his weapon was...
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Re: Bush Warned About Levees

jazzdog ·
What I find absolutely amazing is that Brown expressed concern about the Super Dome and its location and its roof. I run a Emergency Operations Center for the Army and if I told my boss that I knew a particular location where we were going to send people was equally unsafe as their present, he would throw my ass out the door and he should. If someone tells you that levees holding back a freaking lake are suspect in this hurricane, then it seems to me and every freaking emergency manager I've...
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Re: Kid Games

Frenchy ·
Didn't have the patience to learn all the rules of chess. Still don't. I don't think I ever really got into dodgeball or that other one "Guard The Pin" (with that stupid bowling pin). It was usually during PE in elementary school and my friends and I would stand right at the front of the line so we could all get hit by the ball. Then we'd sit on the side of the court and chit chat like we wanted to all along. We had a different, sadistic version of it also, called "Wall Ball." You would line...
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Re: The question must be asked?

kresge ·
Claude A. Allen 3/17/2006 06:55 AM Claude Allen's life sentence By Erin Aubrey Kaplan Special to the Los Angeles Times Salt Lake Tribune I was shocked by the news about Claude A. Allen, the black former White House staffer whose rising star officially flamed out after he was arrested on charges of felony theft last week. Not shocked that he got arrested -- so many Republicans are being handcuffed these days for scams of one kind or another that it's hard to keep the names and charges...
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Re: Incentives

Empty Purnata ·
In a Marxist socialist system with a democratically run government composed of the workers, they could be government-subsidized. With Syndicalism they could be funded by trade unionism. You are right that the anarcho-socialist system has the hardest time answering this question. In a system with a very minimal government, the money could come from public federal reserves (like a public piggy-bank). How can an entrepreneurs pay low wages when they do not have control of wages? You are still...
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Re: Incentives

Sweetwuzzy ·
Structurally, capitalism does not work as well as you are purporting it does. Look at Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Niger, Ethiopia, Chad, Niger, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Mauritania and the Central African Republic. All shining examples of capitalist organization. 1% of society control and owns everything while everyone else is starving and fighting one another. Are those countries in the state they are in because they are capitalist or because of other reasons like...
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Re: Incentives

Empty Purnata ·
These problems started due to latter and are being worsened and prolonged by the former. The former takes advantage of the latter.
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Re: Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Shango67 ·
Frenchy... Please. There is a large distortion about the so called "hood" and Black on Black crime. For one, crime is race inclusive. People rob and steal where they live. Murder, no matter where you live, is a crime that is OVERWHELMINGLY one where the victim know the killer. I chose Harlem because the I love my people. And when I walk out my apartment, I speak to the local merchants, give pounds to the brothers who seem to have nothing to do, say good morning to the sistas, and I...
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Re: Jokes for a Laugh & a Smile

Fabulous ·
A man and his newlywed check into a mountain resort by a lake. The desk clerk notices the "Just Married" sign still on the car. As soon as the man gets the luggage out of the car, he hops in a boat to go fishing. He is out all day, comes back for a quick supper, picks up his lantern and goes back out at night. This goes on for a couple of days when the man happens to stop by the desk. The clerk starts a conversation with the man and mentions his behavior: "I know it's none of my business,...
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Re: WHY ARE BLACK WOMEN SCARING OFF BLACK MEN?

djonmaila ·
And yes I do think the supposed man shortage is mostly hype. What I'm saying is 2.6 million isn't all that big. In most nations for most generations women usually out number men. Heck, there are almost 4mil. more white women than men, and they ain't trippin' in Brazil and Africa there's A huge difference in men to women. There's just no hysteria. Although I think no matter what the difference 1 mil. 5000,000 you'd still be complaining. Couple of things. How often do we hear news about Africa...
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Re: BLACK WARRIORS, KINGS AND GODS

Nmaginate ·
The following info. presents a challenge to some of your assumptions. History The Encyclopedia of World History III. The Postclassical Period: [African] Historical Trends, 1000–1500 Roughly contemporary with the spread of the Bantu speakers, from the middle of the first millennium B.C.E. to the middle of the first millennium of the current era, West Africans along the sahel and savanna developed an urban tradition. This urban tradition seems to have its roots in the fortified villages found...
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Re: Dating Etiquette

xxGAMBITxx ·
Hows this for irony? Just got off the phone with a friend. He knows this woman from his job and wanted to get the two of us together for the jazz festival next weekend. No thank you. Looks like next weeked I'll try to polish off this last book in the Dune Chronicles and a "fif" of bacardi dark. Like I'm gonna drive all the way down to Cincinatti to meet a potential "It came from Crystal Lake"....Hellz nawww.......
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Re: EGYPTIAN WISDOM IN THE REVELATION OF JOHN THE DIVINE

shebakoby ·
Why don't you stop taking this guy as "Gospel"? He's been thoroughly debunked anytime I've seen reference to his works. Gerald Massey -- this early 20th century writer is new to this page, but he is an "old hand" for the Christ-mythers, and also makes an appearance in that conspiratorial school of thought which rewrites the history of the world to make Africa the most prominent locale. Massey claimed to be trained in Egyptology, and held that the Christian myth was derived from Egyptian...
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Re: Ossie Davis

Rashid ·
Tears flow in Harlem BY KERRY BURKE, LESLIE CASIMIR and TRACY CONNOR DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Saturday, February 12th, 2005 From Hollywood to Harmlem, thousands of mourners gathered yesterday for Ossie Davis' last curtain call - a stately funeral procession through Manhattan and a star-studded church service. The famous stood alongside ordinary fans at Riverside Church to pay tribute to the late actor and activist and to give comfort to his widow and performing partner, Ruby Dee. They...
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Re: MY Way or Hell!

Oshun Auset ·
LOL...I feel like I am debating one of my Rastafarian friends...Before they knew better. But you are now being a trickster...The Lemba people are from the area that is now referred to as Zimbabwe. The Beta Isreal are in/from Ethiopia(and they are confused enough to think that their "home" is the modern Zionist state of Isreal!)...The Beta Isreal had the Torah...but the Lemba didn't have any Helio Biblio...just similar practices. Niether areas, or their people were involved in the trans...
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Re: South Africa changes name of Capital city.

Oshun Auset ·
Now, if we can get rid of the colonial borders and use the traditional name for Lake Victoria(That really iritates me)...maybe we will have the mindstate to get political/economic control amd self determination back too. One day...
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Re: South Africa changes name of Capital city.

James Wesley Chester ·
Now, if we can get rid of the colonial borders and use the traditional name for Lake Victoria(That really iritates me)...maybe we will have the mindstate to get political/economic control amd self determination back too. One day...---Oshun Auset You tweaked my brain again. What is the traditional name (meaning real?) of Lake Victoria. By the way, I met a 'close friend' of Rhodes, the guy for whom Rhodesia (now Zaire??) was named. He had picture of the 'big rock' hanging in the corridor...
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Re: South Africa changes name of Capital city.

Oshun Auset ·
One of the Ugandan names for it is Nalubaale, which means "Lake of the Goddesses"...All the surrounding countries, and local people's have different names for it though. Zimbabwe actually...and you should have spat upon him(but of course you didn't know to do that back then)...Rhodes was the Hitler of Africa... You met the friend of a thief, homicidal maniac, and a general S.O.B...and birds of a feather... Your experience was kind of like meeting Himler...The only bastard worse than Rhodes...
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Re: Perverted Trends of Gangster / Criminal Lifestyles are Ravaging Black Culture...

ulimo ·
First of all, Oshun Auset, I would like to say that I think that you have a monumental intellect. But some of us Black-Intellectuals began, back in the 1960's, studying Black History in terms of the origins and movements of certain Languages that Black people seem to have been most historically envolved with; such as: Biblical Hebrew, The Arabic of The Quran, Geez of Ethiopia, etc. Which ones were older? Which one came from which one? The 19th Century European historians had spread...
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Re: Perverted Trends of Gangster / Criminal Lifestyles are Ravaging Black Culture...

Oshun Auset ·
Thanks for the compliment but I don't understand your point. Yes, the 'Arab' ethnic group and Arabic language came out of Africa....All humanity did...not to be flippant, but so what? During the Arab development in Arabia and Southwest Asia(the middle east) they had a harsher climate and their religion, which is inseperable and nothing but an expression of their culture became warlike and hostile/patriarchial as a result when compared to the cultures and people that continued to deveop on...
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Re: No Child Left Behind Underfunding Spurs NEA Suit Against Bush Administration

Kevin41 ·
* To think they were serious when they voted for bush in the first place...it is sad when your OWN thinking causes YOU problems........ Inside the Revolt Over Bush's School Rules The reddest of all states is leading the charge against No Child Left Behind By AMANDA RIPLEY/ SALT LAKE CITY, SONJA STEPTOE/ SALT LAKE CITY Most Americans don't know about the Utah War of 1857-58. President James Buchanan sent thousands of federal troops into the desert to install his own, non-Mormon Governor. The...
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Re: The Other Woman

IRONHORSE ·
Oh, that's easy, Frenchy. You have to train yourself to be observant and also listen to your instincts. Your instincts will tell you when things are out of balance I don't care how much in love you are with a person--it's up to you to discipline yourself--bring yourself back down to earth, listen to your instincts and act upon them. When I feel that I'm putting more into a relationship than the woman I'm dating or if I'm sensing she's aloof, it's time to sit down and have a talk. It helps...
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Re: Was Emmit Till Actually Murdered At the End of WWII?

Vox ·
First, to Kweli4Real: Sorry for the "Do as I say, not as I do" bit... But Lofton. The true year of Emmitt Till's murder is an incredibly easy thing to learn for sure. He had friends, relatives, a mother who was only in her early 20s herself at the end of WW2, burial records (they are exhuming his body now, after all)... There is absolutely no way that this type of thing could have been covered up. Maybe the records were washed away in that lake the US stole from Russia. This is one...
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Re: Ideal reparations.

IRONHORSE ·
If this is the best you can do, no wonder so many black people are lost. I wonder why when then subject of reparations comes up, some black people are always looking to be given something instead of trying to figure out how to take control of their lives. A wise man once said, "Instead of giving a man fish, you can teach him how to fish, however, what good does it do to know how to fish if the lake you're fishing in doesn't belong to you?" Having your taxes waived is the same as being given...
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Re: Ideal reparations.

Nmaginate ·
Twisted, sad and counterintutive thinking. What has been the overall result of this "Working Within The System", "Infiltrate The System" strategy? Seriously, you talk about Black people who are "LOST"... While on the way to "Infiltrate" the system, "these racist institution"... too many African Americans have simply replicated or been use to replicate the same things the system was putting out when they entered them. Part of that being because it was the very "Racist System" that trained...
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Re: Being born before your time

Dusty Elbow ·
Preterm births and their costs growing More survive, but face more risks than ever By Frank D. Roylance Sun reporter July 14, 2006 Each year, a growing percentage of America's babies are born too soon, before they're physically ready to come into the world. More of these infants are surviving than ever before - at least 500,000 in 2004. But the survivors face increased risks of cerebral palsy, mental retardation, vision problems, hearing deficits, and other developmental and learning issues.
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Re: Community's woes may not be matter of class

umbrarchist ·
That was very amusing. I grew up in Ida B. Wells projects, 5xx E 37th Place. I remember catching grasshoppers in the vacant lot where the Lawless Gardens eventually built. There were tall buildings across Rhodes called The Extension and to the south were the smaller 3 and four story buildings where I lived. I learned the kids in the extension called them the baby doll houses. I was working in the Lake Medows shopping center after school when the Lawlwss was completed. My department manager...
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Re: For the Brothas of AA.org

The one and only ME ·
My fav memories of loving a black man? Oh gosh. The walk around the lake with his arm around my waist, we are silent. He smells so good even with the smell of ducks in the air. He stops me and asks if I want to sit on the bench and rest for a while. He sits, I sit beside him, under him so close I can feel his heartbeat on the back of my shoulder. I love him so much for the time he spent in my quiet moments..... What sorts of things do I love about black men? Their strength. No matter what...
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Re: AT IT AGAIN ~ Cosby playing HNIC

Blake Manner ·
I actually saw these comments last night and I couldn't help but think of how STUPID this thread is. I'll just post a part of the transcript so that anyone who cares can see my point. Here's a link to the transcript of the event: And here's the Cosby quote in actual context. So you can easily see that Cosby was not referring to the series of stories in the Post, but the videos which he was watching at the event itself. parts of the transcript:
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Re: SISTAS: WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL....

Fabulous ·
If we're talking one night -- dinner at home [& outside on the deck] lights dimmed inside with mood setting music in the background [preferably soft jazz]. After dinner, relaxing in the Jacuzzi with a nice glass of wine. Romantic weekend date -- Camping. Laying under the stars, hiking, or going for long walks. Taking pictures. Swimming. . .or a boat ride [on a small boat] in a nearby lake. Or picnic under a huge tree also by the lake. Fishing [although I don't fish, I'd like to learn...
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Re: SISTAS: WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL....

Fabulous ·
Hey now y'all, dinner at home on my deck is inexpensive [especially the way *I* cook...hehehe]. As well as relaxing in the Jacuzzi -- also very inexpensive & available to me at home. The wine I already have, too. Camping is cheap, but also something I enjoy doing, and something I'm already 'equipped' to do. If it's a significant other, I'd prefer to 'get away' for the weekend to some fresh air & to be near a Lake for a change [& for a little extra romance]. Now, "the boat thing"...
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Re: Racism Going Mainstream

Blake Manner ·
Well, here's a relates story: This week, the Billboard albums chart's top five is packed with nothing but new releases, with Bakersfield, CA Pop duo Prussian Blue shocking the nation by taking ..4 after selling 91, 000 copies of "End of A Black World" its first week out. The album is also serving as the soundtrack to a remake of one of the most controversial movies in U.S. history "Birth Of A Nation". "End of A Black World" is the third and most successful album for 12 and 13 year old Lamb...
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Re: Which is the greater political oxymoron?

Empty Purnata ·
FUCKING DUMBASS BIOTCH!! That is one definition of 'socialism' (ie. the State Socialist definition). However, socialism is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as "a system in which producers [and consumers] control both the means of production and possess political power." Under those guidelines, Cuba is mostly socialistic in name. In fact, many political scientists and economists have a word for that nowadays, "Coordinatorism". A system in which a coordinator class (bureaucrats,...
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Re: Colombia's U'wa Just Say No

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
ricardomath: Could you provide your personal analysis of this conflict? What is your view of nations around the world (Venezuela, Chad) who have continued oil exploration BUT HAVE renegotiated the terms of the agreement to allow the state to obtain more of the revenues from the petroleum taken from their lands? (Are they still being "exploited" even when more favorable terms are negotiated?) It seems to me that in your fundamentalism you like to stand against American interests. Do you...
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Re: The Funnier Side of Life

Frenchy ·
You Know You're From Cleveland When... Your idea of fine cuisine includes keilbasa and Stroh's beer You think the Antichrist walks among us and moved to Baltimore in 1995 You refer to Pittsburgh as a Third World nation You have to look at a map before you realize Cincinnati is NOT in Kentucky You believe plastic lawn flamingos are essential in any landscaping project Your second car is completely dissolved by salt by the time April rolls around The phrase "lake effect" strikes terror in your...
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Re: The Funnier Side of Life

folobatuyi ·
Frenchy, you had to go there didn't you? But you are right on the money about Little Italy. It is an area nearby the hospital where I am doing my training. It is well known amongst Clevelanders that Little Italy is the simply the most racist place in the city of Cleveland. The other sayings are for the most part true to my chagrin...I am not from Cleveland...just here temporarily. But true Clevelanders really feel that Cleveland is the best place on earth..frightening!
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Frenchy ·
If you work for a major corporation, they may have a donation matching program for Katrina Relief. I know that Dow Jones is doing this, but I'm not sure about others. A friend just sent this list of ways to help: >>How to help >> >>Advocate staff report >> >>American Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org >> >>Pointe Coupee Parish - The Pointe Coupee Relief >>Fund account has been set up at Guaranty Bank >>to purchase medicine and special...
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Re: Why can poor socialist CUBA take better care of its people during Hurricans?

Dissident ·
"No one can say they didn't see it coming" In 2001, FEMA warned that a hurricane striking New Orleans was one of the three most likely disasters in the U.S. But the Bush administration cut New Orleans flood control funding by 44 percent to pay for the Iraq war. Left: A New Orleans resident walks through floodwaters coated with a fine layer of oil in the flooded downtown area on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Sidney Blumenthal Aug. 31, 2005 | Biblical in its uncontrolled...
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Re: Why blkCONS cannot logically justify their stance on issues

Michael ·
...before it is all over with, President George Bush, etc., etc., will be considered very compassionate, caring, etc., etc., .....because the billions of dollars steming from the Bush Administration, the Republican Party, the affluent, etc., etc., to finance the relocation, housing, the necessities of life, employment opportunity, for the benefit of the New Orleans Black poverty stricken in communities such as Salt Lake City, Utah, the San Fernando Valley, and other areas of affluence are...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Kevin41 ·
KATRINA'S AFTERMATH A Barrier That Could Have Been Congress OKd a project to protect New Orleans 40 years ago, but an environmentalist suit halted it. Some say it could have worked. By Ralph Vartabedian and Peter Pae Times Staff Writer September 9, 2005 In the wake of Hurricane Betsy 40 years ago, Congress approved a massive hurricane barrier to protect New Orleans from storm surges that could inundate the city. But the project, signed into law by President Johnson, was derailed in 1977 by...
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Re: "Don't they teach geography here?"

Vox ·
Actually, it depends on the country. Germans refer to this as die Vereinigte Staaten, Amerika, or die USA. In Arabic, the US is Amreeka, with no United or States. Just Amreeka. It's the United States of America, like Mexico is the "Mexican United States." I was taught that there are 7 continents (Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe & Australia). Based on the tectonic plate discovery, Europe and Asia are one continent. North & South America once were totally...
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Re: Lie and the Lying Liars Who tell Them ...

Shadow ·
movies and books 1.Micheal & ME moive 2.˜Showdown' by Larry Elder 3. Book: 'Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man' NewsMax.com A just-released book takes on Michael Moore as never before. Its title screams "Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man." And surprisingly, this book has been published by the same publisher who gave us Michael Moore's own runaway best seller "Stupid White Men." Apparently, more than a few people want to take revenge on Michael Moore, and the timing...
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Re: Rice versus Clinton

Dusty Elbow ·
Clinton and Rice running for presidential office is sadly a cruel joke to get women more psyched and ready to manipulate for the 2008 elections because...
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Re: CHECK OUT THIS NUMBER GAME..

donna529 ·
Correct again. I guess it's only us in this game,huh? Well, I have another one that I heard, which is an old one, and you probably heard it already, but here it goes: You have a boat, a fox, a chicken, and some chicken feed. Taking one animal/item across a lake at a time, how do you safely get all the animals/item across?
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Re: Terrell Owens

bigddouble ·
T.O. says he loves Philly, Eagles at birthday party Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Terrell Owens had the microphone and all the attention from a crowd filled with teammates, NFL stars and a few celebrities at his birthday bash. Already banished from the Philadelphia Eagles, Owens could've taken the opportunity to diss Donovan McNabb again. He could've criticized the Eagles for suspending him four games and deactivating him. He could've called out coach Andy Reid or anyone from the front...
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Re: Heaven & Hell Before Christ

Iam ·
What about those before Noah then, what happened? =-=-= A SAINT is a SUBMITTER/BELIEVER of GOD YHSHWH. MT 27:50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. MT 27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; MT 27:52 And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, MT 27:53 And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city,...
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Re: What's Going On In Sudan's Darfur?

Dusty Elbow ·
Janjaweed the reported plunderers are not even FOUNDED in Sudan and came from Chad. So I would be wary of who call themselves friends in the international arena because they may have AIDED this dismal current situation.
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Re: Urban renewal always means Negro removal

Against All Odds ·
...and the perverted nature of the Black community beats out urban renewal as applied to the acceleration of Negro removal. However, unlike our own community, given enough time other ethnic groups do make it a point to make those who violate the law accountable for their wrong actions..... ************************************* THE ENRON VERDICTS Enron's Top Executives Are Convicted of Fraud By Thomas S. Mulligan, Times Staff Writer May 26, 2006 HOUSTON "” Handing the government its biggest...
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Re: The Good in Black People vs.......

Against All Odds ·
'So what's wrong with the above post? It's as factual as some of the posts by some of the members preceding it." by Kweli4Real ....now speaking of being factual and being on the real..... .......William Jefferson, and the like face criminal indictment, for criminal actions truly committed...... .....and credit for blowing the whistle on William Jefferson is not due the Black community. Mind you, unlike Caucasians, Black people should be the first to confront those who steal from the Black...
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Re: Education Law Leaves Children Behind

James Wesley Chester ·
Thanks for a well-needed 'heads up'. Although the federal term is "highly qualified," the definition is widely regarded as more of a minimum qualification, because it requires teachers to know what they teach.---article "Teachers must have a bachelor's degree, a state license, and proven competency in every subject," is because of the widespread teacher shortages. Until the nation deals with that problem, we simply cannot make these kinds of promises to the public, because once the school...
 
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