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Dallas County Commissioners Approve Slavery Reparations Resolution
Breitbart Texas ^ | 06/19/2014 | Chad Hasty

Posted on 06/19/2014 1:27:23 PM PDT by Rusty0604

On Tuesday the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a non-binding resolution unanimously that commemorated Juneteenth, but also declared that African-Americans should receive reparations for slavery.

Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is facing an ongoing FBI investigation, was the author of the Juneteenth Resolution. According to the Dallas Morning News, Price’s resolution included a list of items besides commemorating the day slaves in Texas learned of their freedom. “it included a long list of injustices endured by blacks, from slavery to Jim Crow to predatory lending practices. Then, in its final paragraph, it declared that the suffering of African-Americans should be 'satisfied with monetary and substantial reparations.'”

Price even read the resolution in its entirety at the meeting, but other commissioners never heard the controversial language. Instead of anyone speaking up, the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved Price’s resolution.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: blackhole; blackkk; dallas; idiot; johnwileyprice; moron; racist; racists; reparations; sfb; shakedown

1 posted on 06/19/2014 1:27:23 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
The need for "reparations" would imply that they would be better off had their ancestors remained in Africa.

That is not the case.

2 posted on 06/19/2014 1:28:38 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Rusty0604

He read the whole resolution at the meeting. Apparently all others were sleeping through the presentation.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 1:31:01 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: Rusty0604

Ah yes...a half century of racial pandering and we’re to the point, we have to pass the resolution to know what’s in it.


4 posted on 06/19/2014 1:31:27 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Shame on Sam The Sham . . . Michael ScAM . . .$$$ grab all planned by this "handlers")
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To: Rusty0604

Yep. Same idiot moron who thought a “Black Hole” was a racist term.

https://www.google.com/search?q=dallas+black+hole&hl=en&gbv=2&oq=dallas+black+hole&gs_l=heirloom-serp.3..0i7i30l2j0l2.52118.58490.0.59053.16.16.0.0.0.0.109.938.15j1.16.0....0...1ac.1.34.heirloom-serp..4.12.641.VXCmJhtjzoY


5 posted on 06/19/2014 1:32:44 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Rusty0604
Dallas: Liberal LA-LA Land; Morons-in-charge.

6 posted on 06/19/2014 1:32:54 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I would be for reparations as long as they were also given a one way ticket to Africa and their citizenship revoked. Those who don’t take it can just STFU. FOREVER.


7 posted on 06/19/2014 1:33:00 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Reparations for slavery?
When a black woman is one of the richest people in America?
When a black man was Secretary of State??
When a black woman was Secretary of State?
When black men have sat — and do sit — on the Supreme Court??
When a black would-be despot sits in the White House?????
When countless black men have risen to the top of the ranks of the richest in professional sports and show business?? Men like Hank Aaron. Men like Bill Cosby who... (Never mind. As we all know, because he speaks out against the cultural rot and violence among his black brethren, Bill’s either an Uncle Tom or Oreo Cookie, depending on which black race pimp you listen to.)
And, how about Liberation Theology?
Liberation from WHAT? The chance to achieve and succeed??
Give me a break!!
Let me make it clear right up front: I am NOT a racist. I supported Herman Cain in his run for the Senate and supported him in his run for the WH. And if Allen West or Dr. Carson go for it, they, too, have my support.
I also consider Thomas Sowell and Walter Williams two of the finest economists and minds extant today. In case you don’t know them, both are black.
Sowell, Williams and Cain – among others — have spoken out against those fellow blacks who castigate and vilify America for a slavery now long in our past. And ALL thinking men and women oppose the periodic calls for reparations. (When he ran, I supported Alan Keyes. I even spoke in his stead on the RTKABA at a Capitol rally and was asked to fill in for him on his radio show at the time. Sadly, while I still consider Alan a good man, I have had to rethink my support since he came out FOR reparations.)
The fact is that the modern descendants of slaves brought here in chains in admittedly miserable, soul-gutting conditions now calling for reparations need to remember something:
They should not only be glad to be in America, they should be glad to be ANYWHERE!
Had their ancestors NOT been brought OUT of Africa – many by MUSLIM slave raiders —the blood of those ancestors would have run into the earth over there several centuries ago, victims of the OTHER black tribes that captured them in one of the interminable tribal conflicts STILL ravaging that sad continent and these modern day would-be “plaintiffs” would not even exist.
And I would remind you that slavery is STILL practiced in parts of Africa (mainly by – American BLACK MUSLIMS LISTEN UP!! — MUSLIMS), the Middle East and Asia today. How ironic that disgruntled American blacks are embracing a system that participated mightily in their initial bondage – and would, if Islam takes root here, probably put any who cling to their Christianity back INTO BONDAGE – or to the sword. In fact, as the majority of muslims consider black folks as “sub-human”, many of you black muzzies will get the axe.
95% of the African slaves who were transported across the Atlantic went to South and Central America, mainly to Portuguese, Spanish and French possessions, and that less than 5% of the slaves who crossed the Atlantic went to the United States, it was remarkable that the vast majority of academic research, films, books and articles concerning the slave trade concentrated only on the American involvement, as though slavery was a uniquely American aberration.
And should the great-great-great grandchildren of SLAVE OWNING BLACKS also be subject to PAYING these reparations? If so, how do we find THEM?
And I have traced MY family back to the SLAVS. Although the term looks to be related to “slave,” depending on your source, it either means “glory” or “worshipper.” But my family research indicates that many of my ancestors LIVED lives of virtual or real slavery to some despot or other. Do I qualify for reparations? From whom?? And it begs a question: Are most of us now living here headed into a modern form of that servitude? But that’s a topic for another discussion.
The official US Census of 1830 lists 3,775 free blacks who owned 12,740 black slaves. Furthermore, the story outlines the history of slavery here, and the first slave owner, the Father of American slavery, was Mr Anthony Johnson, of Northampton, Virginia. His slave was John Casor, the first slave for life. Both were black Africans. The story is very readable, and outlines cases of free black women owning their husbands, free black parents selling their children into slavery to white owners, and absentee free black slave owners, who leased their slaves to plantation owners.
-”Selling Poor Steven”, American Heritage Magazine, Feb/Mar 1993 (Vol. 441) p 90
Of course, a full telling of Black History would not be complete without a recitation of the origin of slavery in the Virginia colony:
Virginia, Guide to The Old Dominion, WPA Writers’ Program, Oxford University Press, NY, 1940, p. 378
A few more salient points on the subject:Until the US declared independence, the Colonies were REQUIRED by the King of England to embrace slavery.
The Northwest Ordinance (1789) prohibited slavery in federal territories.
A law prohibiting the importation of slaves into the US became effective in 1808.
Beginning in 1820, the Democratic Congress started passing laws allowing and encouraging slavery.
It was only after the Republican Party (many of whom were southern Blacks) was formed some 40 years later that the anti-slavery movement was able to move forward.
And the holier-than-thou Northern liberals are strangely silent on recent archeological evidence from NEW YORK CITY clearly tracing the financing of the slave trade to NORTHERN BUSINESSMEN!!
At the height of his remarkable boxing career, Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Clay), once declared, “I’m glad my great-grandpa got on that boat.”
And speaking of ancestors, my paternal grandmother’s daddy, William Henry Robinson, joined with the 80th Ohio Volunteer Infantry early in the War Between the States (re-upped twice) and fought on the Union side at Vicksburg, Jackson and elsewhere in the deep South then joined up with Sherman for that infamous march to the sea through Georgia. My wife’s great-great grandpappy ALSO fought for the Union. While I revere the memory of my ancestors, inasmuch as that conflict was less about slavery than it was the economic exploitation and abuse of the South by the North, I fear they MAY have been on the wrong side.
Author Robert Hitt Neill tells of attending a Tennessee Mountain Writer’s Conference years ago with several other authors. Among them was Alex Hailey, celebrated author of “Roots.” Watching a TV news show, a group of them watched a demonstration in a Southern state against the “Rebel” flag incorporated into that state’s flag. The very next report covered a famine in Africa. Graphic images showed dead bodies, starving children with distended tummies and runny noses and dying people covered with flies, too weak to brush them away.
Mr. Hailey intoned in a low, serious voice, “Every time an American black sees a story like that, they should find a Confederate flag and kiss it.” He then pointed to the TV screen and continued, “Because these would be me and my descendants, except for American slavery. I thank God that my family and I are here instead of there.”
Next problem!
Dick Bachert
AFTERWORD:
A brief review of the FACTS on the subject:
Until the US declared independence, we were required by the King of England to embrace slavery.
The Northwest Ordinance (1789) prohibited slavery in federal territories.
A law prohibiting the importation of slaves into the US became effective in 1808.
Beginning in 1820, the Democratic Congress started passing laws allowing and encouraging slavery.
It was only after the Republican Party (many of whom were southern Blacks) was formed some 40 years later that the anti-slavery movement was able to move forward.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 1:34:13 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Give them a one-way ticket home if they feel so put upon!


9 posted on 06/19/2014 1:36:19 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I knew of this POS from the black hole incident. I had no idea that was one of his better moments.....

From Wiki....

Political career[edit]Price has aroused local controversy during his time in office. During the 1980s and 1990s Price would lead protests for racial issues in the Dallas area. In 1991 during a protest, Price was accused of breaking the ankle of a white construction worker. In May 1992, Price was found not guilty of felony assault charges from the incident. The verdict was rendered just days after the Rodney King riots in the Los Angeles area, and several jurors reported to have received threatening phones calls during the trial.[2] Among many other instances, Price received national media attention when he took offense at the use of the term “black hole” by a fellow commissioner.[3] His words were lampooned repeatedly by the media and radio talk show hosts including Rush Limbaugh [4]

Price again made headlines when he launched a profanity-laced tirade at a December 2009 Dallas County Commissioner’s Court meeting over the ongoing investigation of impropriety among Dallas Constables. Price repeatedly pounded on the desk in front of him and responded to a call from County Judge Jim Foster for order by declaring that Foster should “Make me come to order!” [5]

In February 2011 Price got into a shouting match with Dallas lawyer Jeff Turner at a Dallas county commissioner’s meeting. Turner repeatedly called Price a ‘Chief Mullah’ and ‘tribal’, terms that that Price took offense to and led him to ask Turner to speak to him in private. Price later stated that he interpreted “Mullah” as “Moolah”, similar to the racial epithet “Moulie”. The public confrontation resulted in a shouting match before Price asked out loud why all the speakers were white. When an audience member shouted, “You’ve asked respect of us. We demand respect from you,” Price said “All of you are white. Go to hell”. Price then headed for the exit and challenged the protesters to follow him and continue the discussion outside. At this point security personnel ordered the court to be cleared.[6]


10 posted on 06/19/2014 1:36:31 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Rusty0604

I’m a big believer in slavery reparations — as long as it’s entirely paid by out of Democrat Party coffers, given that they were the ones who perpetuated slavery, fought for it and invented and enforced Jim Crow.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 1:38:16 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: Rusty0604

They’ve got Sam Houston lashed down in his grave so he won’t spin.

BTW, anyone taking an international flight that connects in Houston can be forgiven if they think they are flying out of Mickey Leland International Airport.

Recognize Juneteenth? Fine! Part of the history of the ending of the Civil War. How does reparations enter into that?


12 posted on 06/19/2014 1:41:50 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

I remember that story but I didn’t realize it was this guy.


13 posted on 06/19/2014 1:42:43 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

I would agree, if they would be clear that the reparations are owed by the Democratic Party. Everything he mentions — preserving slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws — were all enacted and promoted by the Democrats to maintain their power and enrich themselves.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 1:44:47 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Rusty0604

I’m all for reparations to individuals who were kept as slaves. The money should come from individuals who kept slaves.
Since slavery ended almost 150 years ago, we have to get moving to find those individuals before they die.

Oh, and giving money to descendents of slaves, and taking it from descendents of slaveowners, is stupid and has no legal basis.

And please give apologies to decendents of non-slave owners, whose ancestors came to this country after slavery ended, who are unfairly slimed by this idiocy.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 1:53:04 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Rusty0604

I remember John Wiley Price was an activist pos back in the 80’s and still is.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 1:54:13 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: TexasGator
He read the whole resolution at the meeting. Apparently all others were sleeping through the presentation."

... or the others were flatlined.

17 posted on 06/19/2014 1:55:13 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Rusty0604

When they go after the African and muslim slave sellers that sold the slaves then we can talk.


18 posted on 06/19/2014 1:55:36 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: Rusty0604

Which proves how ignorant the Dallas City Council is. To approve anything that the Black Communist Price proposes is a dereliction of duty.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 1:56:27 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Rusty0604

Do the latinos and asians have to pay up too ?


20 posted on 06/19/2014 2:00:03 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Rusty0604; GeronL

Wonder if this is more Wendy Davis linked grandstanding to draw votes.

She’ll be appearing in Houston this weekend (Juneteenth Weekend) for a Morris Day & The Time concert.

http://www.houstonpress.com/events/texas-black-expo-juneteenth-old-school-randb-concert-featuring-morris-day-and-the-time-3813751/


21 posted on 06/19/2014 2:27:00 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: txrefugee

There were several naked Communists who ran for Houston’s city council and mayor’s chair this past election.

NYC went that way too.

Austin’s been there.

So called conservatives have been sitting out local elections too long (candidacy as well as voting).


22 posted on 06/19/2014 2:28:17 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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Were there many slaves in Dal-ass?


23 posted on 06/19/2014 2:31:54 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%i)
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To: Rusty0604
Well...Rims don't grow on trees....


24 posted on 06/19/2014 2:40:53 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Rusty0604

He’s also been under FBI investigation for about 2 years now. He’s the biggest racist in Dallas


25 posted on 06/19/2014 2:43:38 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Dick Bachert

There you go again...spreading truth.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 2:46:58 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Osage Orange

My bad...!


27 posted on 06/19/2014 7:22:51 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks Rusty0604.
On Tuesday the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a non-binding resolution unanimously that commemorated Juneteenth, but also declared that African-Americans should receive reparations for slavery. Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is facing an ongoing FBI investigation, was the author of the Juneteenth Resolution.

28 posted on 06/22/2014 11:26:57 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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