Looting is Reparations

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  1. Ken Burgess profile image76
    Ken Burgessposted 3 years ago

    There seems to be a growing consensus among some Progressive Left groups that Looting is now a right... for those of the correct racial background:

    'Looting is reparations': BLM protesters gather outside Chicago PD in support of looters who ransacked city Sunday night, as organizer claims 'anything they wanted to take, they can take because these businesses have insurance'

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl … ntown.html

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm20Wi76KRk

    Thoughts?

    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Lootings is reparations???  It is only in a demented parallel universe that looting is considered to be reparations.  Looting is pure thievery & destruction.   We are living in an inverse society where good is bad & bad is good..

      1. GA Anderson profile image89
        GA Andersonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        #STOPTHEINSANITY

        GA

        1. Live to Learn profile image60
          Live to Learnposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          I'm thinking of ordering a t shirt with that printed on it. It suits almost every conversation you run across these days.

          1. GA Anderson profile image89
            GA Andersonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            You are right about that. I did give you author's credit the first few times I used it, but now it is a public-domain mantra ;-)

            GA

            1. Live to Learn profile image60
              Live to Learnposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              Hey. We were all thinking it long before I typed it.

        2. Ken Burgess profile image76
          Ken Burgessposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Yes, it is time for you to check your white privilege, it is a form of insanity and must be stopped, lets consider this topic rationally:

          It’s time to admit that looting is just a form of reparations and should be respected

          Let’s face it, there is no place worse on the planet for blacks and African Americans than the United States. At every point in history, blacks have been persecuted, executed, scrutinized and punished for the color of their skin. It’s worse today than it ever has been in the past.

          Brave liberals and loyal woke Democrats have been pushing for reparations and equal treatment for black people since the Democratic party was founded. Reparations could easily be paid by giving upwards of $10,000 a month to any and all black individuals in the country for the next seven generations – but Republicans continually obstruct such rational legislation.

          So if the government doesn’t give free money to black people, what are they to do besides loot, steal and riot? It’s silly to assume that they’d be willing to work given their history of historic persecution – so they are left with no choice but to take reparations for themselves.

          Looting is a just a form of reparations being taken into one’s own hands by the persecuted. Looting is respectable and shouldn’t be conflated with criminal intent.

          https://npcdaily.com/5285/its-time-to-a … respected/

          1. GA Anderson profile image89
            GA Andersonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            Now that was a funny site. They must be competing with The Onion.

            GA

      2. Ken Burgess profile image76
        Ken Burgessposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Exactly.

        And it is by design.

        It is done with the support of tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of educated (indoctrinated) University Graduates.

        Recent research I have done the past couple of days has been a real eye opener.

        Critical Theory & Social Justice is taught at just about every significant University in the U.S.  there are Masters Programs, Centers and Schools devoted totally to it.

        We used to have the world's most elite schools of Science and Technology, America was the envy of the world.

        Today we have the largest number of Marxist and Social Revolution based schools and programs in the world.

        Our Universities are literally churning out Revolutionaries by the tens of thousands, young adults indoctrinated into a belief system meant to oppress opposing or even alternate opinions, it teaches them to despise America, Capitalism, Nationalism, and Western (white) Culture.

        We are reaping the rewards of an education system designed to destroy the country from the inside.  Our own youth, the next generation(s), make up the army that will be the downfall of the American experiment... we are going to give up our Sovereignty, Individuality, Freedoms and Liberties so we can join the International Socialist Collective, a New World Order, all that has to be done to achieve it is sacrifice everything that made America unique, that made America a country people have fled to for hundreds of years.

  2. Kathryn L Hill profile image76
    Kathryn L Hillposted 3 years ago

    Q.  W H O  is  r e a l l y  doing the looting, rioting, blinding, rock throwing, frozen-bottle hurling, smashing, crashing, burning, toppling, statue beheading and destroying??????

    What "outside groups" ?

  3. abwilliams profile image67
    abwilliamsposted 3 years ago

    I saw some of this, it was shared with me.

    She (the BLM spokesperson) also said that looting is necessary...if they want to eat!
    To date...BLM Inc. has raised close to 1 billion dollars (they may be worth over 1 bil by now)I would think that if BLM was actually concerned about the well-being of the people, they would see to it that they are fed, making that kind of money! Especially if the people feel the need to loot..."in order to eat."
    Not even factoring in BLM... I'm not sure what it's like there in Chicago, IL (with leftists in charge of everything) but here in Florida, we have food banks, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, church pantries and outreach programs from one side of the state to the other; we have multiple programs that work to make sure that kids are fed when on spring, summer, winter and fall breaks from school. When they are in school, there are Government programs that see to it they are fed. There are supplemental programs to the Government programs, along with the Church and Community programs.

    Do people actually believe this garbage being spouted!?

    1. Ken Burgess profile image76
      Ken Burgessposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I think this just part and parcel of a grander political assault on the system.

      Defunding the Police?

      Scientific Method is White Racism?

      Believe all Women?

      This is an ongoing attack that began with Political Correctness and moved forward with Critical Theory, and a few Marxist strategies thrown in to keep the cauldron boiling.

      This is like what occurred at Evergreen College in 2017 only on a National stage.

      Evergreen College didn't fare so well after the student 'revolution'.

      If America makes the wrong choices come November I imagine it will suffer a similarly poor outcome.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIvDmhgZVNc

  4. Kathryn L Hill profile image76
    Kathryn L Hillposted 3 years ago

    My thoughts:
    One. Peaceful protests bring about violence, so stop already.

    Two. The internet is allowing "outside (violent/anarchy-believing) groups" to form and organize.

    What do we have to do?
    Shut it down?

    Can we prevent WWIII by shutting it down?
    Might be worth looking into.

    It's being abused.

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image76
      Kathryn L Hillposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I guess, no, the internet cannot be shut down.
      Unless some natural disastrous force occurs.

  5. Live to Learn profile image60
    Live to Learnposted 3 years ago

    Looting is reparations? Nice. It's done, then. Can we now let the reparations conversation die?

    Except for the black business owners who were looted. I guess they got the short end of the reparations stick.

  6. abwilliams profile image67
    abwilliamsposted 3 years ago

    It is true. I have tried and tried to convince myself otherwise, but 'the mask' is off.

 
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