If so, who would get it? All black people in general, or just those descended from slaves? And what about mixed people, with one black parent and one white parent? Or anyone with at least one black person in his or her family tree? Who decides?
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Best answer I've ever heard to question of reparations!The evil that Isis does is blood on the hands of Obama because he called them the JV & he alone could have destroyed them long before they became the Varsity had he left troops in IRAQ.
Good answer. Preach it!
Thank you, I am so sick of the slavery ruse to explain Black underachievement in the educational & socioeconomic spheres. C'mon, other people were oppressed but they refused to let the oppression preclude them from success!
Grace...You GO girl! That is a PHENOMENAL speech. Send it to every school, group, agency & organization in the country. It's perfect for all who use "EXCUSES" to blame others for their own lack! EVERYONE...not just the black complainers! !!
Im sick of the whole issue of black people and compensation they need to get a life other races haves suffered too but do they make a fuss?
"You want to end carried interest loop-hole?....WAAAAAAAA!!"
Excellent answer. Another thing I was thinking was, where would this money come from? Isn't this country in debt as it is?
What's the picture of Obama for? Reparations talk has been going on a long time...you wouldn't put Bush there like that would you? I don't recall Obama mentioning it. Careful FOB: Your slip is showing.
Yes, this country is heavily in debt, and with us all on the brink of WWIII, I think we have bigger problems.
Well good thing we're all free o think as we want. Why do YOU think he put Obama there w reparations money? And war= debt. So a whole lot of Americans don't care about debt!
Sandie, the picture of Obama is of him laughing about being given money for reparations because HE HAS STATED HE IS AGAINST IT - you'd know that if you looked at the link of the 9 blacks who are against it but as usual you don't pay attention.
Well u should give him kudos then. All of u who bash him on the regular.
But he doesn't agree with you. If he were Bush you'd be bashing him for not agreeing with you, YOU should be bashing Obama but you can't because you zombielove him. http://gopthedailydose.com/wp-content/uploads/2013...
I bash Bush because I think he was in cahoots 9/11. And if I was like you--Id call you all America haters because you bash the president. And you don't support the troops because you don't support the prez. And why don't you move to Dubai?
Soby yourown admissionYOUbash Bush solely because of a debunked,wacko911conspiracy theory while I bash Obama based on indisputable facts,his documented habitual lying to the face America,failed policies&unconstitutional acts.LMC,HERE'S YOUR SIGN!
LOL. You got nothing on BO. Just Fascist propaganda. 9/11, Iraq Invasion, Torture, Patriot Act, Haliburton, Blackwater, Tax cuts for rich:Ruined economy!, Christian mixing with governing, sell-out to religious right, Dick Cheney. DynCorp. Daddy Bush.
I repeat, "So by your own admission YOU bash Bush solely because of a debunked, wacko 911 conspiracy theory."
Did u not get the whole list? And if u want to play repeat game, how u feel about people of Germany paying reparations to holocaust survivors? These people didn't do it, right? What you got on Obama? Can't be something all Pres do.
Germany is paying the survivors of the Holocaust, yes. But there are NO survivors of slavery, they are all dead. You can't prove Bush was responsible for 9/11. Some say it was Clinton's fault--depending on who you talk to.
Survivors family are still alive.They should receive it as inheritance-just like slave owners descendant do.And that is your opinion on 9/11.MANY people disagree w u.And what about the other things?Iraq,Torture,Patriot Act, Haliburton, Blackwater,etc
No the question is Did u get the whole list? Did you get that the whole list, your psychotic list, is all part of a debunked, wacko 911 conspiracy theory which you admit defines your world...God help YOU..
Oh god is w me I am sure. You see, I don't pretend love while spewing hate. And u r right. All of Bushes horrors lead back to 9/11. What u got on Obams? 3r d time.
Why do you say Tsad is spewing hate? Where are your sources about Bush being responsible? Don't you think he's got his sources on Obama? Many people now could tell you millions of things Obama is doing wrong. Go on the internet and look it up.
See,Lolita it's like I said,zombielove for Obama https://www.committeeforjustice.org/content/25-vio... To ask what I got on BO as if the informed world doesn't know goes to show lmc is out of touch
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/committee-ju..."Ultra Conservative" Yeah, I'm gonna believe them..NOT. In fact, I believe your version of the truth as much as you believe mine. Oh, and I have just as many supporting my views as u do.CHECK
Great Question Lolita, If you want to "stir up mess" (Satan)!
Are we not ALL ONE IN CHRIST JESUS?
"So the first will be last, & the last will be first" (Matt 20:16)! Where does that leave others?
@LMC there are people across the political spectrum condemning President Obama’s actions https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&a... shown evidence al
TSAD: "WHOEVER" (Dems r Repubs) is in ofc is the way GOD intended whether you like or not for Scripture will be "fulfilled" (Rm 13:1-3)!
My comment got chopped but what I said was LMC when shown facts she doesn't like to hear resorts to attacking the messenger.As far as God is concerned I doubt very much that you know what God's intentions are when it comes to elected officials.
TSAD: I believe HIS WORD! He controls ALL! So yes, I "know what God's intentions are when it comes to elected officials" for it's in HIS WORD (Rm 13:1-3)!
I don't know how many times I have to say this: Don't care what Obama has done, is doing. I'm calling on Justice for Bush before just "moving on". And I did not say tsad spews hate.I said I don't, and call it love.If he can relate to that-notmyprob!
Why did u even bother w/this question! Can't u see she was "inciting" this reaction? (Wish my son in law hadn't responded.) It doesn't matter what 1 thinks of the flesh! Don't be deceived!
Sometimes it's good to draw them out. I'm not worried about the flesh, I'm worried about the soul of this nation. These people are bringing her down to perdition. The inciters need to be identified, and fought at every level.
Elected officials like Obama don't care about God and have their own agenda. The only people bringing this nation to perdition are Obama and the liberals with their race baiting and divisive ways!
LMC for one so concerned about racism and hatred why don't you say something about the fact the entire Obama Admin is filled with ‘Left-Wing Marxist Jew Haters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad0QwAputmo You love Obama, you've said so many times
Maybe y'all haven't noticed-lot of people are tired of Zionists. I love that BO hasn't groveled at Bibi's feet like your guys and gals. But Beebs still gets what he want: our tax money and our weapons. And reparations r OK for them, not us.That's ODD
Once again you demonstrate ZOMBIELOVE for Obama (who has done nothing to help blacks) If you really feel reparations are just you you should applaud that the Jews get reparations from Germany, but you resent it because U are a jew hater
Slanderers-R-Us. Hubpages, USA. Actually, I think Africans are just as entitled as Jews, and wonder why you don't. But really--I think I know. Just would love to hear it from your own claws, err I mean fingers.
The very first thing you people need to realize is that slavery was already a thriving industry in Africa long before Columbus was even born. And it STILL exists in Africa. Slave-traders did these people a major favor just getting them out of Africa
I agree with Kevin. LMC, leave the past in the past, or how can you move forward in the future? People need to remember the bad, but move on and make sure it never gets repeated.
Lovely. The second people can stop calling me a Jew Hater because they're stuck in the Holocaust. And the second people accept that this is the 21st century, not the 18th. People have freedom from Religion. Stop trying to enslave US!
If people call you a Jew hater,it sounds like many do the way you say people,it has nothing to do with the holocaust or anything other than the words that spew out of your own mouth. "Enslave us?" U obviously suffer from a persecution complex.
I don't know if you can attribute race baiting to the Democrats alone...I have seen a whole lot of race baiting from Republicans over the years both Federally and definitely in NC......
Race baiting is not just a practice of Democrats.Using fear and race-polarizing agitation to drive minority voters to the polls is the overt face of the Democratic Party. They can’t win any other way.You can't say that about the Republicans!
I live in NC so yes I can say that race baiting and other tactics have been used heavily here where the redistricting plans are nothing but an attempt to curtail minority voting...and where certain issues are addressed to go after white votes...
Well if it is so prevalent show me just one example reported on in media which should be easy to find on the internet - Something like this http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/oct/29/de...
The people who call me Jew Hater are Zionists, such as yourself. And Christian Fanatics, who think the end time is coming. It's slander and defamation of character, and you're lucky I don't care enough to do something about it.
Really lmc?You don't have a clue & never take responsibility for your statements,everything is always somebody else's fault.u refer to these people?http://aclj.org/religious-liberty/nothing-fails-li...
Nobody is race baiting these days like the Dems and the Liberal Media.
LMC: 1.The end is coming. We've been in the last days since Jesus rose from the dead. 2. Calling one a Christian Fanatic is defamation of character too. Glass houses...
I refer to no group.I refer to the individual human being, who has the right and obligation to live their life as they see fit:Not conform to someone else's version of reality.Wrong is not right cause you like them, and a fertilized egg is not person
LMC, you were once a fertilized egg...so think about it.
If an egg isnt a person then when does a baby become a person? When it becomes a teenager?Or is a person a person when he becomes an adult,or what does an adult become when he gets old and needs a kidney,a heart?A person begins as an egg.
When the woman says so. Sorry you don't like the way God designed it. I suggest you focus on your own life, and leave strangers alone. A woman you don't know has no bearing on your life whatsoever.
"When the woman says so" That's about the most absurd argument I've ever heard. Pretty sad, actually. Is that the best you got, really?
What other possible answer is there? When YOU say? When the church says? No-when the person whom God gave the power says, finito!
When the facts say, of course U are not one who listens to the facts. The fact is no person exists without having started as a fertilized egg, without which there can never be a person, therefore it is a person. To believe different is denial
Once life begins forming, life begins. No human has the power to declare when they think it should begin. Take God out of it, Okay? Nature says that when cells begin to form, life has begun. Now we can say Finito.
Really? Can it breathe, dance, laugh, say stupid things? No--it's a blob, like the srambled eggs you eat in the morning. Sorry.it's nothing special unless a woman allows it. God decrees, not me.
Umm..yeah...Tsad is right. You really don't have a clue.
By u'r reasoning a baby is not a person unless whoever cares for it after leaving the mother's womb allows it to grow&develop after born?A baby still needs to be mothered,nourished and raised it cannot live on it's own so it's not a person?
It's a person if allowed to grow in the womb.The one with the womb is already a person, and as such, has the right to make that decision. It does not affect you in the least. You have enough to worry about with your own life, don't you?
You said "it's nothing special unless the woman allows it" So why does that change once it is born?it's still up to the woman to allow it to live,can't live without her care.You just want to be able to hide behind your womb to commit murder.
You are equating a group of tissue to a human being, so you can hide your control issues about women.Seriously, if men had babies,this would not even be an issue.Of course, we would allow men to make the decision for their body& lives, but not wo
Slavery was already a thriving industry in Africa long before Columbus was even born and still exists on that dark continent today. If anything the slave-traders did these people a major favor rescuing them to England, Spain & the Americas.
LMC,I'm not going to say it again,you need help,please get some,copy this Q&A,take it to a psychiatrist ask him/her to read it&then ask them what they suggest.If u are lucky Obamacare will pay,if not u can still get an Obama phone if u hurry
Men are jealous of women, its cool. In fact, its expected in this age of the ram. But we are moving into new age. Female energy this time will dominate. Sorry boys, you wont get to anymore. We will see things from yin side of equation, and act so.
Between Social Services, AFDC, food-stamps, welfare and the penal system seems reparations owes the U.S. gov't a very sizeable refund.
Most people using social services, afdc, etc are WHITE. Penal system benefits prisons-for-profit, cops, lawyers and all the sundry food, phone, tv's, extras to be bought by prisoners at huge mark-up. Like everything money touches, its evil.
51% could be construed as "most" and Hispanics are Caucasoid(white).
No, I'm talking white white. Makes sense, as they are largest race here. And the poorest states and the ones who take most from federal gvt are Republican. You see, they believe in profit over people, and would love to sell their whole country off.
A++++ answer, esteemed sir!
So, your ancestors were not slaves in America. You would not be included in reparations anyway.
True, they were not slave in America. The were however slaves somewhere else.
Additionally, the question states "Black People who live in the USA"
Although irrelevant, I don't think old segregation laws care where I'm from.
No, but the point is, they kept records of who they owned. Reparations can be tracked in a direct line. And I for one,would love to see it.
Ok I see your point.
To compliment your argument I would like to add:
The compound interest on a day laborer's wage over 250-400 years times a few million day laborer is a price not may can afford. So yea, just calculating the damn thing sucks.
Wouldn't have to pay compound.How about a college education for a descendant?How about trust-fund for future generation?Honestly,I can't believe anyone with a shred of decency can disagree!Personal Responsibility anyone?Wealth from free labor-pay up
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BRAVO You are a true American!
A better future for slave descendants would certainly be to let them share in the profits wrought by their ancestor's labor! A true American believes in an honest days pay for an honest day's labor.
One if my favorite songs is Imagine which sings about this utopia and I hope it comes true one day but I also xo not mind things that level the playing field. Favor affirmative action and equal educ.
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Ur answer sounds reasoned but u don't begin to address any of the problems with reparations http://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2014/07...
They got it,why not we not an answer
Regarding the Bureau of Indian Affairs - I read about it in "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee". It is EXTREMELY corrupt. This is not reparations; t was the problem! Blacks on welfare is better reparations than that!
Yes, exactly-well and aren't we so concerned about insurgents in other countries? I say the US gvt has to live up tp all its promises and treaties. Let the shoes fall where they may. At least we'd be in integrity, and the curse of corruption be off!
The practical problems of distributing reparations make it logistically prohibitive. Who would receive it and how much would they get? Who would pay it? Should the descendants of Union soldiers have to pay? Payment without work ruins society.
No, not soldiers...private families and business that can prove got rich off free labor. Their descendants have profited from it: descendants of slaves should too.Impeccable records kept.Not that difficult. Pay commensurate with amount of estate/biz
If you think reparations would be distributed according to imaginary "impeccable" records you are in a fantasy world. It would just be considered another gov't freebie with the same amount of fraud.Just google "Germany seeks Holocaust Fraud"
The ones getting the freebie were the Good Ole Boys....time they pay up. Gals don't count: they were property.
My god, the glory and majesty of the Lord you spread is just amazing! halleluyah brother....preach!
FYI Sandie, I voted once for Alan Keyes and I am hoping birther Trump picks Dr. Carson for his running-mate if the Bush-family & Clintons let The Donald live that long.
Call the NAACP...maybe you can get an award! You deserve it...never have I seen such love for your fellow man.
I left out that I also voted once each for George Wallace, David Duke & Pat Buchanan. Populist underdogs are my bag. The Nat'l Association for the Advancement of Colored People don't need my help. They've still got Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson &
Yeah, but they have a great cure for crabs. Praise Jesus!
Do you find it ironic that the prison population and the school dropout percentage do not match the overall minority population. Sounds like some things need major fixing.....
Yes--more whites do drugs, more whites on food-stamps (DUH--more whites period) But, less whites in prison and hardly ever whites called welfare queens. It's a CON-un-drum.
True! All we have is "word of mouth!" I have no idea of the tribes of neither African nor Indian decent or my Irish roots, but I believe "It's not where you came from that matters but where you're going!"
for the egg-heads, like me http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/blj/vol20...
Yeah like the time Archie Bunker got blood donated by a black lady. Fact is despite the proclivities of some subcultures we are all descendants of the one blood of Adam & Eve and members of the human race.
Which of course means we all started in Africa..,
All in the Family---funny show!
Lived that show as well as spinoffs like Maude and the Jefferson's....
Laugh if you want but "Barney Miller" was the most realistic cop-show on TV at that time. Barney Fife not so much.
Baretta and Columbo were also very realistic back in the day, as was Perry Mason and Streets of San Fran if we want to go way back.....
Another VERY realistic TV-show was "The Invaders" which represented the ETs we now face in these last-days. Reptilians, grays, insectoids & fallen angels. Pink-slime is people.
You make me lean in your direction. Shelby Steele says "it is yet another demand for white responsibility, when today’s problem is a failure of black responsibility http://atlantablackstar.com/2013/10/08/black-leade...
I agree with you 100%! My great grandparents came here from Sicily circa 1920. They were poor and had no slaves. Should me and my family being paying for stuff others did?
A woman did painstaking work documenting family wealth that was gotten thru slave labor.BIG money.Railroads, plantations and such.The inheritors of this wealth can pay those whose family worked for it.Slaves were all documented.Kept track of property
I wouldn't hold my breath.
Oh trust me, I'm still waiting for Liberty and Justice for All...and I'm white! We'll just let your God take care of it. The first shall be last and all that....and given the way people act when they have it all...heaven help us when they lose it!
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