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Re: Well Speaking of Sambo's, UTs, and Traitors, Mindless sick nitwits .........

Michael ·
"So Lofton, what do you think of the lady getting probabtion for murdering the little black girl? She was not innocent and only received probation. Do you think justice was served in that situation?" by Kevin41 ....and to compare a situation where an individual with no prior criminal history in a Jennifer Porter who clearly admits guilt and accepts total responsibility for the accidental death of Black children she struck as a result of speeding while driving, with that of a career felon and...
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Re: KKK to March Right Here in Des Moines, Iowa

ricardomath ·
Anti-Gay Amendment Set To Return In Iowa by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff December 30, 2005 - 3:00 pm ET (Des Moines, Iowa) Iowa Republicans are set to make a renewed attempt to pass a constitutional amendment to bar same-sex marriage. Iowa already has a so-called Defense of Marriage Act that denies same-sex couples the right to marry, but supporters of an amendment say that DOMA could be overturned in court. Six same-sex couples filed suit earlier this month in Polk County seeking to have the...
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Re: Separation Between Church and State: Bologne!

Rowe ·
That's ridiculous. Your mom should have filed a lawsuit wit the quickness. But back in those days, they took for granted that everyone was complacent about religion. If you challenged the reasoning for standing for pledge, it would really throw people for a loop. For sure. But if it gets really bad, any kids that I have will be home-schooled. Did you read my posts in the Issues/Politics forum, under the title thread Nuestro Himno: Whose Anthem Is It Anyway ? You didn't? Okay, well, anyway,...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

EbonyRose ·
Mother of Teen Killed in Florida Boot Camp: ˜I'm Finally Getting Justice for My Baby' Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 By: Melissa Nelson, Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The death of a teen who was roughed up by guards at a juvenile boot camp has prompted a shake-up in Florida's criminal justice system, the resignation of its top law enforcement officer and now charges against seven former guards and a nurse. In the past 11 months, news stations have repeatedly aired a...
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Re: Cheney's Chief of Staff Indicted

EbonyRose ·
Former Bush spokesman contradicts Libby's timeline Story Highlights WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer testified Monday that Lewis "Scooter" Libby told him about a CIA operative three days before the date Libby claims he received the information from a reporter. Defense lawyers for Libby then sought to shoot down Fleischer's testimony. Fleischer, press secretary to President Bush from 2001-2003, first testified that Libby told him during lunch on July 7, 2003,...
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Re: Cheney's Chief of Staff Indicted

EbonyRose ·
Democrats to Bush: Don't pardon Libby WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democratic leaders urged President Bush not to pardon former vice presidential chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who was convicted on federal charges Tuesday. Libby's attorneys, meanwhile, vowed to seek a new trial, or, failing that, to appeal the jury's verdict. Libby was convicted of lying and obstructing an investigation into the Bush administration's actions leading into the Iraq war. (Watch Democrats use verdict to...
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Re: Denny’s to make $100,000 donation to NAACP

James Wesley Chester ·
I attended the annual fund-raising dinner of the local chapter of the NAACP last November. The keynote speaker was the Director of Diversity. She was very open in how 'Denny's' 'got religion' regarding diversity. She stated the change in 'attitude and practice' cost the company...'Denny's'...$28MM as a result of the lawsuit involving the Secret Service agents in Maryland, and the company's refusal to 'do the right thing'. Denny's developed an aggressive management position requiring...
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Re: REPARATIONS MOVEMENT IN TROUBLE

Dusty Elbow ·
Thanks all for posting...you have triggers some pleasants thoughts. Keeping you mind and heart on being sincere and the answer will come. Now I am going into fool mode so here's my folly Here are the rewards with following Olgatree and Cochran in the Reparation Movement. Olgatree should be telling you this not I. Let's lay the ground work. Q: Name a company or organization that is being sued for reparations? A: JP Morgan Chase Q: Which poster posted an article showing the Reparation Movement...
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Re: REPARATIONS MOVEMENT IN TROUBLE

Kevin41 ·
Three Banks Targeted by Reparations ActivistsBy Carmen Cusido © 2005 DiversityInc.com December 14, 2005 A slavery-reparations group has launched a boycott against three national banks it alleges have ties to slavery. The boycott is aimed at reducing their student-loan portfolios. The three banks whose predecessors have been linked to slavery declined to comment on the boycott or the pending lawsuit for reparations affecting two of them. However, all said they are actively involved in helping...
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Re: REPARATIONS MOVEMENT IN TROUBLE

Dusty Elbow ·
Political foot balls. Our favorite affirmative action opponent in California Proposition 209 has a few words to share. Mr. Ward Connelly has his views but he just laid the groundwork for PBS. Who stole the REPARATION MOVEMENT check? Here's the story The new shakedown by Ward Connerly and Edward Blum Saturday, Mar. 30, 2002 at 9:02 PM Every Mafiosi knows that once a business starts paying him for protection, the premiums grow larger and larger until he gets it all. In a warm-up match for the...
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Re: In 10 words or less ...

ma'am ·
My dad thinks of toughness in terms of intellectual prowness. If you hit my daddy, he'll slap you. With a lawsuit. He isn't tough in the thug sense. According to that theory, there's an explanation for why no guy I've been attracted to can be described as a "thug."
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Re: In 10 words or less ...

Falak ·
would add another reason...Daddy was often a thug...and every girl wants a man just like her father...- Osun Most thugs have money, spend it, and are very confident.-AudioGuy Tough, protection, strength, safety, father figure...(but I STILL don't get the pants-off-the-ass thing).-SistahSouljah Okay, so I can't count! Black women have had to be so strong for so long, that it is refreshing to find a man who has your back. It is not really thuggishness, but it's nice to know that your man would...
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Re: REPARATIONS MOVEMENT IN TROUBLE

Dusty Elbow ·
Fight over Cherokee identity intensifies print | email this story Lucy Allen says she has Cherokee blood and maintains that members of her family, once slaves to Cherokee Indians, became freedmen and citizens of the Cherokee Nation under a federal treaty of 1866. By ADAM GELLER | Associated Press February 10, 2007 TAHLEQUAH, Okla. "” When Lucy Allen sets out to tell her family's story, she first finds an empty room with plenty of open table space. Others, she knows, illustrate their...
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Re: After 15-hour hearing, no jail time for Porter

Michael ·
Rather than make this a racial issue, why is that, that is, if it hasn't been pursued already, that no one is filing a civil claim in behalf of the Wilkin's family, against Jennifer Porter for wrongful death? I gather from the article that Jennifer Porter was on duty as a Tampa Unified School District, public school teacher. The next question....... ...Why is it that no attorney is assisting the Wilkins family heirs of the boys killed, in a civil action for wrongful death against the Tampa...
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Re: After 15-hour hearing, no jail time for Porter

sunnubian ·
Well, if this case cannot be appealed, I hope that the faimily of these child have the good sense to file a civl suit and the hell out of her, the school, and any and everyone that can be tacked onto the lawsuit. She was only attempting to cover up her dirty deeds and should have gotten jail time even for that, let alone her actually running down children and just leaving them to die in the road; if she really kept going out of some so-called 'fear' she would have contacted the police, call...
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Re: WELCOME TO TRUMP'S AMERICA [IT'S "GREAT" AGAIN]

Kocolicious ·
That is why we MUST stay ALERT. And catch these psychological distractions cuz the Trump Camp really THINK the America people are STUPID. Another ploy to trigger a distract is this Watch The ‘Hamilton’ Cast Deliver A Powerful Message To Mike Pence “We are the diverse America, who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us.” 11/19/2016 01:34 am ET | Updated 1 day ago 75k Carla Herreria Senior Writer, HuffPost Hawaii Hamilton Musical / Twitter “Hamilton” had a...
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Re: Trump says blacks who stayed home were ‘almost as good’ as those who voted for him

sunnubian ·
Andrew Appel and a Sequoia AVC Advantage voting machine. | Alex Halderman THE FRIDAY COVER How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes With Russia already meddling in 2016, a ragtag group of obsessive tech experts is warning that stealing the ultimate prize—victory on Nov. 8—would be child’s play. By BEN WOFFORD August 05, 2016 Facebook Twitter Google + Email Comment Print MOST POPULAR Trump: I don't need daily briefings Dem congressman: Electoral College has 'right' to weigh Russian hacking...
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Re: While Condoleeza Rice, and Clarence Thomas are Called Uncle Toms, or House Negroes.....

Michael Lofton ·
Hell Mr. Kweli4Real, "Lofton, I appreciate the change in tune of your last post. You don't seem to be placing an indictment on all (most) Black folks. Thanks. Regarding MLK and other "Leaders", I simply say try not to allow the foibles of man to detract from the good that man has accomplished." By Mr. Kweli4Real The title alone shows that I have not condemned all of Black America. Its not a matter of me changing my tune, but rather one comprehending what is in print. Not a one of the posts...
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Re: Those Few U.S. Citizens Who Choose to Join Forces With the Taliban Army and Al Qaueda Terrorists Deserve the Maximum in Jail Time or a Death Sentence!

Michael Lofton ·
Hello Mr. Bankins, "I also cannot imagine anyone who so despises this country as to side with its enemies...... But there are kooks out there.....Sick and dangerous individuals and groups that get their kicks seeing America destroyed..... Perhaps this sniper In Maryland, my home state, is one of them." by Mr. Bankins Well said. It is hoped that new evidence is found to catch and prosecute to the full extent of the law those responsible for such an atrocity. The two individuals reported as...
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Re: Those Few U.S. Citizens Who Choose to Join Forces With the Taliban Army and Al Qaueda Terrorists Deserve the Maximum in Jail Time or a Death Sentence!

Michael Lofton ·
Hello Mr. ocatchings, "I agree except.... There should be no jail time just a quick execution... And this would include these nuts running around the States doing the same type of things (KKK, aryan nation, et. al.)" by Mr. ocathchings With respect to the KKK, the aryan nation, the skin heads, any racist organization, an individual, a group of individuals, any business entity, and/or any agent or official of government that hold assets worth suing for, should in addition to criminal...
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Re: A Hollywood Actor Not Licking Castro's Boots!

Michael Lofton ·
Good Morning Mr. Bankins, "The only thing I can add is......As long as black America refuses to hold certain "annointed" black leaders and ranking government officials accountable for their actions, and stop laboring under the silly notion that you don't criticized other blacks no matter how despicable...... ......As long as the majority of the black community fails to honor the very country they live in, they will always be "silly putty", to be molded in whatever form either political party...
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Re: Condi Rice Speaks Out!!

Michael Lofton ·
Hello Mr. Bankins and Mr. IndependentMan, "NAACP v. The City of Parma (Discriminatory hiring practices; enforcing a residency requirement for minority candidates); NAACP v. American Family Insurance (Redlining in sales and servicing homeowner's insurance policies); NAACP v. the Town of East Haven (Discriminatory hiring practices; again enforcing residency requirement for minority candidates)." by kweli4real The above caption just reinforces the argument that the NAACP is in fact worthless.
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Re: The Sniper and Gun Control

Lofton (Guest) ·
Hello Lea, "Lofton, in that case, I would just go with the volunteer patrols. Recruit retired military guys and good retired cops, get some other volunteers, and police our own. Prevention is the best cure, et cetera." by Lea The intense pressure of civil lawsuit for redress in the form of numerous multi-million dollar lawsuits for damages, such as the many incidents concerning the "Rampart Scandal", and many other incidents, including the one mentioned in the previous post have subjected...
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Re: Condi Rice Speaks Out!!

Lofton (Guest) ·
Mr. Kevin41, "everyone is quick to dismiss the traditional civil rights organizations and leaders...which is sad due to the fact that many of your own social gains were the direct results of their efforts. I guess it has become fashionable to decry such things in this day and age...personally I would not decry anyone who has made any effort to advance black folks,whether I agree with the methods or not....until I devote time and efforts and finances to the extent that i accomplish some of...
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Re: THIRD SNIPER CAUGHT!

Lofton (Guest) ·
"But you know Jazdog, Jesse settled his differences with the directors of barbershop just as long as he is starring in Barbershop II. So there is peace in the valley once again. Keep Hope Alive!" by Mr. JazHawk http://www.edivaonline.com/images/jessephoto1.gif A picture is worth a thousand words, to which there is indeed plenty of truth to this picture. It is certain that Poverty Pimping Reverend Jesse Jackson would not have complained at all about the movie "Barbershop" had he been cut in...
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Re: F*** Hip Hop

Lofton (Guest) ·
Well said, Some Hip Hop, political material, periodicals that are published that are truly misleading and/or products, etc., that are promoted that are substandard yet sold at high prices, should be removed from view, taken off the shelf, etc. To curtail this type of activity, the tool or tools of "Boycotting", and/or civil lawsuit for damages should curtail such activity that is very destructive, to send a very powerful message to any business, or group of businesses, to stop such...
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Re: White Teachers Fleeing Black Schools

Lofton (Guest) ·
Hello 761tank, "Institute and fund year-round schooling programs to assist lower achieving students - Enforce teacher and administrator accountability for student achievement (following the SOL model from the state of Virginia) - Make teaching a year round profession and provide school systems with the funding to make this occur - Develop more cooperative education programs with public institutions of higher learning to assist administrators and teachers - Increase funding and educational...
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Re: If Michael Jackson Really Was a Pedophile . . .

Cholly ·
Mike (may his soul rest in peace) negoiated & paid a lot of people thousands, hundreds of thousands and multi-millions for their loyalty, silience in order for his private life to remain absoluty private and to prevent any lawsuits regarding his personal life from happening. And sometimes it didn't work in the case of child molestation charges, in which he was aquitted and after his death, the real truth about the actual fatherhood if his children which has yet to be fully resolved. But...
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Re: A white dudes take on repatriations

Raptor ·
There is a saying... "Don't let your good be your evil seen". So while your opinion may not have anything to do with the "white dudes", my advice is still on the table, which is not to take up their battle, as self-righteous you imagine yourself to be... No, not exactly, more like an error on my part, however I will correct my self. The children of holocaust survivors are attempting to get reparations: Children of Holocaust Survivors Sue Germany for Psychiatric Care...
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Re: Martin Luther King children in court over estate case

EbonyRose ·
King Siblings Finally Settle Lawsuit Over Estate Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 4:57 am By: Errin Haines, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — After more than 14 hours of discussion, the heirs of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. reached a settlement late Monday that will keep the family from a public jury trial. Martin Luther King III, Bernice King and Dexter King had aired their grievances in open court for more than a year. The siblings began negotiations Monday morning as the threat loomed of...
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Re: Semenya to keep gold medal - SA ministry

Cholly ·
Semenya gets to keep her gold medal but what about her future career in track & field? It's seems, based on this article, she will never run professionally again (I smell the big money lawsuit) and if no legal action, hopefully she can be involved in order continue her career in some other capacity. They owe her that much.
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Re: Who is Black????

JuneBug ·
I have to differ with you on your take on many Hispanics.... We happen to know many Hispanics too, my wife and daughter speak fluent Spanish, and I have 2 brother in-laws married to Hispanic\Mexican women. We have witness prejudice against black skin among Hispanics. Many Hispanics admire white skin and look down on black skin, many of them are concerned about the color of their skin especially if they consider themselves "Spaniard", many Hispanics are very proud of their white\Spaniard...
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Re: The purpose of AA was to let "QUALIFIED" applicants...

john doe ·
Michelle Malkin Whoop, I thought that you might find the following article interesting. JWR's Pundits World Editorial Cartoon Showcase Mallard Fillmore Michael Barone Mona Charen Linda Chavez Ann Coulter Greg Crosby Larry Elder Don Feder Suzanne Fields Paul Greenberg Bob Greene Betsy Hart Nat Hentoff David Horowitz Marianne Jennings Michael Kelly Mort Kondracke Ch. Krauthammer Lawrence Kudlow Dr. Laura John Leo David Limbaugh Michelle Malkin Chris Matthews Michael Medved MUGGER Kathleen...
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Re: While Condoleeza Rice, and Clarence Thomas are Called Uncle Toms, or House Negroes.....

Kevin41 ·
Lofton wrote: It serves no purpose to blame anyone for any atrocity unless evidence exists to prove civil, criminal, moral wrong doing, or otherwise. Making any accusation without proof amounts to making an unfounded allegation, to which the penalties can be severe, that is in the event anyone falsely accused chooses to seek redress for damages. okay, Like the things blacks complain about are unfounded.....they are always listed as the black persons fault accrding to some....like the Rodney...
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Re: why do people vote like they do?

Kevin41 ·
Barwick posted, So you want to give a handout to blacks, because why? Affirmative Action has been around since Kennedy, and it hasn't made much change in recent years. Would you like to teach blacks and other minorities that they're always going to get something easy because they're a minority? I have minority friends who despise AA because everyone thinks they got into and through college because of AA. *That is some standard racist rhetoric for those who are trying to make blacks feel...
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Re: Cigarettes: The Extraordinary American Paradox

sergeant ·
The understanding begins when asking why Democrats, in just about every state, have instituted increasing astronomical taxes on cigarettes, presumably to fund such things as 'children's healthcare', and yes even 'education' in some states (I kid you not). Taking that at face value, you'd think that by 'not' smoking, you would be in fact taking money "away" from healthcare programs for children and/or education, which in reality you would be if you quit smoking. Seriously, that is the...
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Re: Reparations For White Folks Minted In Congress

Faheem ·
I wonder how Black men and women can say such things like sergeant says and not feel a bit of embarrassment. Mr.Jackson portrayal of this issue is on point and provides evidence how the government deal with issues when it benefit the white majority. The National Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) filed a lawsuit claiming discrimination in loan practices by the USDA, the Clinton Administration admitted the loan practices were discriminatory and then the Agriculture...
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Re: Spike TV?

RadioRaheem ·
i need to find it on my dish. I got rid of cable a few months ago. I heard a great deal about it, esp. after that lawsuit that spike lee put on them. it would be interesting *********************************************************** 'Sometimes life is obscene' - Black Crowes 'Who in the hell left the gate open???' 'Somebody put roots on me' 'I've fallen, and I can't give up!!!'
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Re: "Get this f------ n----- out of my classroom" Says the third grade teacher..

Kevin41 ·
Talk about a difference in percpetion and being given the benefit of the doubt....this is what i was referring to in previous posts....i can only imagine a black kid being accused of rape getting this kind of consideration ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ A High-Placed Father With Son in Trouble An O.C. sheriff's official laments the gravity and publicity of a gang-rape case targeting his son and others. By Claire Luna...
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Re: Please tell me as a black person how I can benefit from what the articles mention?

Kevin41 ·
Selling Workers on Bush Policies Is Hard Job Slow recovery in key states, and pro-business stands on overtime and jobless benefits, alienate some otherwise friendly voters he's targeting. By Peter Wallsten Times Staff Writer June 13, 2004 WASHINGTON "” Osvaldo Millet makes a good living "” $43 an hour plus overtime "” as a hospital pharmacist in Miami. The overtime pays for vacations and other extras for his family of five, but that money might disappear under a Bush administration...
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Re: Black women are nappy-head hoe's? I don't think so...

LILLY ·
HELL TO THA NAW...AND LIKE I SAID I WOULD BRING A LAWSUIT FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER... I HAVE BEEN WATCHING THE MAJOR NEWS NETWORK, AND NO ONE IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THIS.
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Re: Black women are nappy-head hoe's? I don't think so...

NikkiSixx ·
Ok. Defamation for the "ho" part. Not for your nappy head. Got it.
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Re: Do You Stand Up for America?

Romulus Burnett ·
Before I continue don't think I'm trying to lead away from the discussion on the thwarting of Marxism in the Republic of Congo as well as several other countries in South Africa. I need to box your ears for a moment on this sorry issue you brought up on Canada. BTW, I find it quite hypocritical to be pro-African and anti-American as well as anti-European yet you brag about being a 'dual citizen'. While it is most certainly unfortunate that over 50 million people in North America are without...
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Re: Do You Stand Up for America?

ricardomath ·
Congratulations. Like you, I also have good health coverage. Clearly, you and I are morally superior to those who do not.
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Re: Do You Stand Up for America?

Romulus Burnett ·
Your sarcasm is bullshit considering you also have healthcare coverage and you're amongst the 172 million other Americans that have healthcare coverage, so to join the bandwagon just to keep in good standing with your other crony members is unecessary fodder. I don't consider myself superior in any shape or form and standing my ground in threads like this instead of punking out under the guise of 'keeping the peace' is a load of shit, so keep it coming with your sideshow phoniness.
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Re: Why Should We Just "Get Over It"?

Lofton (Guest) ·
EbonyRose, "It is also the law of the land that there shall be redress, compensation and punishment for wrongs committed against it's citizens. The gov't shouldn't have to be sued to pay the reparations owed to the African-America citizenry. It should be trying to make the proper restitution on it's own to compensate for it's part in the crime!! But, that's another sad story!" Indeed, the 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states, "...no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or...
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Re: "Reparations" should be paid by current racists

Oshun ·
Let's examine your logic, Ms. Canada. According to you since no one ever owned a slave is still living and the slaves are subsequently also no longer alive, no reparations should be paid. The wholesale forced mass exodus of Africans from Africa definitely had an effect on the future prospects for Africa. Decreasing the population and making it easier for Europe to conquer and colonize Africa is a crime in itself. If Europeans don't feel that they owe New World Africans anything, you can't...
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Re: Change in Reparations strategy

James Wesley Chester ·
"Namely, if we put Coke on the list, tell Pepsi to kick up some money or we are going to drink something else...'--- blaqfist I was starting to sign on to this approach. Boycott has been successful for us in other areas, most notably the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. The above quote however isn't simply boycott. It is something more. It's a demand for payment with a consequence for failure. It doesn't sound like reparations. The current approach is reimbursement under law. Growing...
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Re: Reparations for Slavery - By Frank Scott

Norland ·
A 43 million unified African Racism lawsuit, would probably make someone take notice.
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Re: Reparations for Slavery - By Frank Scott

James Wesley Chester ·
Keeping the claim for reparations in the public eye is good. Supporting the Conyers Bill is a great of doing that. Generating a "movement" is the "hard way." Supporting the lawsuit filed in federal court keeps everyone's feet to the fire. PEACE Jim Chester
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