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Rep. Keith Ellison: ‘We Were Held In Slavery Longer Than We’ve Been Free’
News One For Black America ^ | May 22, 2012 | Kirsten West Savali

Posted on 06/16/2012 11:54:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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To: 2ndDivisionVet
American slaved were enslave by black Africans in Ghana, Gambia, Senegal ,

If they really wanted reparations, wouldn't make sense to go to the original perpetrators??? Have you ever heard of anyone asking for reparations from Ghana, Gambia, Senegal???

51 posted on 06/17/2012 6:17:47 AM PDT by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Let Barry pay him, he's got slave traders on one side of the family, slave owners on the other.

Census records, genealogical research show forebears of Obama’s mother owned slaves

52 posted on 06/17/2012 6:20:15 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you want to know how Reparations payments would go simply study the Pigford shakedown.


53 posted on 06/17/2012 6:20:27 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
NewsOne: Do you agree that reparations should be awarded to the African-American community for the economic and psychological impact of slavery, Reconstruction, Jim and Jane Crow, the Civil Rights Era, and the Reagan Era when drugs flooded our communities?

I guess a case can be made (a very weak one) for all these things listed as reasons for reparations....except...

But how in the world can the black community hold Reagan from the 1980's WAY PAST the civil rights era is responsible for black people killing their own communities by selling, abusing and using the drug "crack"...

Black people sold it, black people used it, black people abused it, black people profited from it...

and these morons want us to pay them for their own immoral behavior...

Sorry...I forgot they are liberals

54 posted on 06/17/2012 6:32:03 AM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And most inner-city blacks are still living under slavery today. They get their rent paid by section 8, food stamps, free medical care paid for in exchange for “staying on the democrat plantation”.


55 posted on 06/17/2012 6:33:41 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’’ll bet that if his ancestors weren’t held as slaves in America he’d be a slave in Africa right now. Or he’d be living in poverty.


56 posted on 06/17/2012 6:36:54 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
The very fact that this libtard is in Congress is a sure sign of our decline. Again, I’m forced to ask: What happened to Minnesota

Along with Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Barney Frank, Maxine Waters, Tierney, Waxman, Leahy, Boxer, John "F'n" Kerry, Al "Fool" Franken, Sheila Jackson Lee, etc.....

A few key members of the Libtard Rogues Gallery...

57 posted on 06/17/2012 6:40:26 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Cyclone59

The Great Society worked well didn’t it?

Destroyed the black family structure in just two generations.

Illegitimacy went from 19 to 75%.


58 posted on 06/17/2012 6:41:18 AM PDT by nascarnation (t)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When both the perpetrator and the victim are dead, in this case for many years, the statute of limitations has expired. Both the bible and secular law forbids visiting the sins of the father on the child.

Get over it Keith, if you want to address slavery talk to Islam which still practices and condones that practice and pedophilia.


59 posted on 06/17/2012 7:24:35 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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To: Fresh Wind

Give them the reparations on condition that all affirmative action programs for blacks immediately end.

Or that any who take the reparation have to leave the country for Liberia.


60 posted on 06/17/2012 7:29:21 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Keith, 147 years later tell your people to get their pants off the ground, take advantage of the free public education, speak the common language,get a job and try get married before having 4 kids. Maybe the white population would like to finally be free from you.

As far as reparations go what do you think the welfare state since LBJ’s Great Society has been?


61 posted on 06/17/2012 8:08:01 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

True, but you somehow got a magical 'benefit' on the back of a slave, somewhere, somehow...at least that's the line.


62 posted on 06/17/2012 8:14:55 AM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; one box left.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Wonder which Party he stands for? The Republican Party was founded to abolish SLAVERY and Polygamy. Today the descendents of the slaves freed by the REPUBLICANS all vote Democratic. And the MORMONS all vote REPUBLICAN.


63 posted on 06/17/2012 8:19:52 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: Uncle Lonny

***Reparations were paid in full years ago.***

In BLOOD. 1861-1865. Half a million casualties. White boys slaughtering each other over the issue of slavery.


64 posted on 06/17/2012 8:23:49 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: Blado
"So says a slave of the demon god allah. "

Why would any black man choose to become a Muslim, when Muslims owned more slaves than anyone ever did in this country.

65 posted on 06/17/2012 9:01:03 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: shibumi

“He seems to be paying tribute to Thrasymachus as well. Under the Sophistic guile of this statement lies the irrefutable fact that not one of the ‘we’ to whom he refers has ever been a slave.”

Exactly. Like I said in a previous post, I lost a lot of family in the Holocaust, but that certainly doesn’t grant me the right to call myself a Holocaust survivor.


66 posted on 06/17/2012 9:15:36 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: Vaquero

Walter E Williams....he just rocks. When he fills in for Rush, it’s awesome. Why he doesn’t have his own show (or Mark Steyn, for that matter.) is beyond me.


67 posted on 06/17/2012 9:22:23 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: Stepan12

“9/11 reaped such great dividends for Muslim conquest.”

You ain’t lyin’ there.

+1


68 posted on 06/17/2012 9:27:37 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: ex91B10

Hmmmm....

Under that line of thinking, the Egyptians owe me some serious scratch. My peeps built their pyramids which turned into quite the tourist attraction between revolutions. While we’re at it, I need to get a hold of the Babyloninans, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, etc. /s

I’m gonna cash in, dagnabit!

:)


69 posted on 06/17/2012 9:38:58 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Ain’t it just simply amazing how this is constantly thrown in to the nearest Memory Hole ?

+1


70 posted on 06/17/2012 9:42:14 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: Uncle Lonny
“Reparations were paid in full years ago.”

And with no end in sight. If I buy something on installment payments, I create a debt. But that debt has LIMITS.

With all the ‘free’ benefits africans, living in America, receive, there is no end. I refuse to sign up for such idiocy. Besides, my ancestors, to my knowledge, were among the poor whites in Georgia, pre-Civil War (AKA, War of Northern Aggression).

71 posted on 06/17/2012 11:24:51 AM PDT by Tahoe3002
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To: Tahoe3002

Many southern whites couldn’t afford a single slave.

As for the “400 years” line of crap, there was about 80 years between undependence from Britain and the Civil War.

If they repeat the lie often enough, it will become the truth...


72 posted on 06/18/2012 5:58:42 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Blado
I wonder if it ever dawns on this jack wagon....that it's quite possible Obama's kin...helped round up Keith's forefathers?

Nuff said.........

73 posted on 06/18/2012 6:03:26 PM PDT by Osage Orange (God is my Co-Pilot.)
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