Skip to comments.White Looters in Iowa (Mike S. Adams)
Posted on 06/23/2008 12:17:39 PM PDT by EveningStar
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Do we have a new rule, now, that says we have to excerpt Townhall pieces so poorly that we can’t get the gist of the article without having to go to the original link?
I have no idea, from this thread, what in the H-E-double hockeysticks you are talking about.
Probably not worth the read if it’s not worth the effort to be posted in its entirety barring any excerpt rule requirement....... Happening a lot on FR today.
Your remark makes no sense. I'm perfectly capable of posting complete articles. It requires no "effort." It's easy. However, I've always preferred to excerpt unless a site grants explicit and clear permission to copy entire articles. I'm just playing it safe.
It’s not a great title. Misleading. Provocative in the bad sense.
Still, there seems to be a serious disconnect in the reporting from NO verses Iowa regarding borrowing items for long terms. The press has not done any favors to Middle America in a long time and I don't expect them to start now.
Thanks for teaching, and continue to hope for the best from our youngsters. We really seem to be devolving as a society when it comes to our young.
Answer: in the Soviet Union, absolutely EVERYONE was on the take. It was utterly amoral.
I would if I had any desire to.
I have been posing the question for 30 years. Only in the last 3-4 years have I seen such wanton disregard, in small town, rural America, for "other people's" rights. I think the times are changing, and the direction of change is toward amorality, or nihilism. But, of course, you are entitled to disagree. Bless you.
Since you put it that way, I agree with you.
Ooops! This is the comment I wanted to comment on to this effect: "I would, if I had any desire to". Sorry.
I distinctly remember fat black police officers being followed by the news cameras as they filled shopping carts with loot. What the depraved culture of New Orleans is lacking was not food and beer.
There were no rich people. They were all comrades working for the greater socialist good. You must seriously need some "re-education" in the dialectic.
See this site for pointers.
Bump. I was going to guess that alecqss has never been to Iowa...
I'm a very regular dame. Over the last ten years, I have kind of kept to myself--not totally out of the social loop, but I keep a lot more time for myself and my family than I used to. Even so, I can probably still walk into any supermarket, mall, bar, church of any denomination, library, union hall, school, you name it--I'll know at least one person by name. Usually more. I'll bet the very same can be said for just about anyone who has lived here for more than two or three years.
It's hard to get away with a crime when the chances are somebody will know you, and that's a pretty big deterrant.
Forget "steal." What of the OJ jury and numerous polls thereafter; The Black reaction to Tawana Brawley; the Black reaction to the DukeLax case; The high proportion of Blacks who agree with Jeremiah Wright (as measured by polls over the years) and have for a long time, regarding AIDS, government drug-pushing, etc.
The cold hard fact is that a significant proportion (not all of course) of American Black people live not just in a different world but in a different reality than you do; and the rest have assimilated.
Yeah, I know. No middle class - only the proletariat. I was just being subtle, LOL.
So, those kids in an American classroom could be right if they are liberal - there is nothing wrong with looting.
My dad passed in 1956 but I venture to say he knew 80% of the men in the area, and most of their families. We would go the Sioux City Soos baseball games and he would spend the entire game talking with friends. At Christmas time, he would receive dozens of bottles of booze from Christian and Jewish business friends. BTW, I don't think he ever made more than $4000 in his life. Hardly a business Icon, just a lowly truck salesman during and post WWII.
Just the opposite in Mason City. Friends and neighbors were helping each other clear their stuff out. No looting, no murders, even with no water for almost four days.
That sounds an awful lot like *working*.
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