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Old July 9th, 2006, 05:40 PM   #1
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Old July 9th, 2006, 06:08 PM   #2
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Ha....if you think the first Civil War was bad, just imagine if this stupid idea passes( which has no chance in Hell )....since my ancestors were still in Ireland at the time, I'll be damned if any of my tax money goes to soothe someone's retro-guilt trip.
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Old July 9th, 2006, 06:32 PM   #3
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Ha....if you think the first Civil War was bad, just imagine if this stupid idea passes( which has no chance in Hell )....since my ancestors were still in Ireland at the time, I'll be damned if any of my tax money goes to soothe someone's retro-guilt trip.
ooh i like that .. retro-guilt trip..
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Old July 9th, 2006, 06:33 PM   #4
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Ha....if you think the first Civil War was bad, just imagine if this stupid idea passes( which has no chance in Hell )....since my ancestors were still in Ireland at the time, I'll be damned if any of my tax money goes to soothe someone's retro-guilt trip.
Same here, except mine were in Germany. Not one ancestor of mine was in America at the time where slavery was legal.
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Old July 9th, 2006, 06:36 PM   #5
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Ha....if you think the first Civil War was bad, just imagine if this stupid idea passes( which has no chance in Hell )....since my ancestors were still in Ireland at the time, I'll be damned if any of my tax money goes to soothe someone's retro-guilt trip.
Re-tro guilt trip :tonka: :tonka: yes look something for nothing again.this is the BIGEST bunch of bull that I have ever heard!
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Old July 9th, 2006, 06:54 PM   #6
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Ha....if you think the first Civil War was bad, just imagine if this stupid idea passes( which has no chance in Hell )....since my ancestors were still in Ireland at the time, I'll be damned if any of my tax money goes to soothe someone's retro-guilt trip.
Amen to that. All of my ancestor's were in Ireland as well.
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Old July 9th, 2006, 09:18 PM   #7
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Hell, I'm all for it. I'll personally pay $10k to each and every decendant and $50k to each still-living slave I've ever owned.

I do think that they should make the ones who originally sold people to the slave-traders pay reparations. So...make the "African Americans" repay themselves.

My family was in Germany or Ireland during slavery times. Came over prior to WWII. Sorry... no reparations from me.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 01:17 AM   #8
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I think Hacksaw would be all for this.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 07:25 AM   #9
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I'll pay the reparations but only if the receipiants denounce their US citizenship and return to Africa for life.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 10:06 AM   #10
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"A lot of white people think they know everything there is to know about slavery we all agree it was wrong and that's enough," Browne said. "But this was the foundation of our country, not some Southern anomaly. We all inherit responsibility."
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Sounds like she needs to inherit my boot in her ass.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 11:51 AM   #11
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Hell, I'm surprised there isn't Jew reparations for the holocaust. I know companies are being forced to disclose ties to the Nazi's now too. Fucking bullshit if you ask me. Shit happens, we're sorry, move on with your life and see that it doesn't happen again. You cannot burden a society with regurgitating a past crisis ad infinitum.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 11:52 AM   #12
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Same here, except mine were in Germany. Not one ancestor of mine was in America at the time where slavery was legal.
As were most of mine!!
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Old July 10th, 2006, 12:32 PM   #13
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My grandfathers family owned slaves. In fact they still have the deeds or ownership papers. My grandmothers family was part black. Would i then have to pay myself reparations?
My largest serious issue with this whole thing, besides the fact that it's stupid, is that reparations will not sooth racial tensions. I think it would make racial tensions like 100 times worse. I know I would be resentful if they made me pay one cent, and my family owned slaves.. :miff:
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Old July 10th, 2006, 05:07 PM   #14
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Canada looks better and better these days.
As far as my knowledge goes none of my family were in the country during that time period , hell if i will ever pay, i'd rather move to Canada than be forced to pay money for a racest law if it was ever enacted, and yes it is most definently a racest law, only white people would be paying it.

and also affirmative action and welfare programs have more than compensated the people that are truely in need of the money already.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 08:43 PM   #15
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and also affirmative action and welfare programs have more than compensated the people that are truely in need of the money already.
Can i get an amen for that brotha, cedric the entertainer brings up that subject of reparations ? are you shitting me black people get reparations every DAY!! in barber shop.

My humble research on the net has shown to me that the average recipient of well fare gets 15 grand per year, pays no taxes and it costs upwards of 45 grand per well fare recipient in administrative costs. So 60 grand per year per well fare recipent. I am all for a buy out like GM did, give every black person $60 grand and then cut them off. Tax payers will save hundreds of thousands to upwards of 2 million bucks per well fare recipient in a 60 year life span.

By the way no one in my family was in america until about 1905-1910 on either side. I think all my grandparents were 1st gen americans.

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Old July 10th, 2006, 09:18 PM   #16
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it'll never happen...there are too many people out there that are NOT tied to that past. im only the third generation of my family in america, and i will NEVER, EVER pay a dime for this. why is it that these people constantly complain about money like this. if they want a handout, why dont they go to their brethern in proffesional sports who make millions and millions of dollars a year, and have them start giving money out like the government
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Old July 10th, 2006, 09:40 PM   #17
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I say give them the money. But in order to get the money they need to be living like they did during the time of slavery.
No cars
No electricity
Right now they've got it too good compared to their ancestors.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 10:08 PM   #18
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Hell, I'm surprised there isn't Jew reparations for the holocaust. I know companies are being forced to disclose ties to the Nazi's now too. Fucking bullshit if you ask me. Shit happens, we're sorry, move on with your life and see that it doesn't happen again. You cannot burden a society with regurgitating a past crisis ad infinitum.

There were reparations for some of the Jews.

I don't remember the details.
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Old July 10th, 2006, 10:19 PM   #19
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no matter what we do in life there will always be that fawking excuss "your racist!" you didn't hire me because your racist, you don't like me because i'm black, the mayor of new orleans wan'ts to make the chocolate city... i mean wtf is up with that? They get enough from welfare as they all drive better cars than we do!
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Old July 11th, 2006, 08:00 AM   #20
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There were reparations for some of the Jews.

I don't remember the details.

some family's are getting some, but there's precedence of some kind like a company wronged them or something.
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