Skip to comments.Conyers Reintroduces Reparations Effort
Posted on 01/04/2013 11:56:41 AM PST by ColdOne
Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) introduced two reparations resolutions on the first day of the 113th Congress.
The first, H.R. 40, is to acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequently de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.
The second, H.R. 98, is to provide a remedy for survivors and descendants of the victims of the Tulsa, Oklahoma Race Riot of 1921.
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Yes, Conyer’s wife Monica has been moved to a half-way house waiting to get out of federal prison for bribery.
All former slaves who are still alive should be paid reparations by their former owners.
We’re bankrupt from spending too much on sosh security, welfare, disability and Obamaphones.
What about slavery currently occuring in his home country of the Congo???
Democrats have a new form of Slavery!
I think your “reparations” are eight years of our current occupant of the Whitehouse....
Don’t anyone try to tell me that the government and its wacky politicians and bureaucrats aren’t completely out of control. This country is done. Finished. I just don’t see any way for us to get out of this. Too many crazies and idiots in Washington and the U.S. Government.
One way tickets back to the Motherland I could go for.
Let’s put the pencil to the trillions of tax dollars spent in welfare, the wasted education money, the justice system and the incarceration of Blacks since 1960. I’d say that is more than enough “reparation” (i.e.: shakedown money) for a group who has been in the USA for almost 300 years and still can’t make it.
Maybe these whiners should check out the Vietnamese and Chinese for some clues as to how to succeed in America. For starters, ALL government subsidies to this dependent group should be eliminated. With the USA dead broke, it should be sink-or-swim time for the Takers.
Reparations? Our family already paid. Nobody in Conyer's downline was even in the fight.
Sure - it would be okay to pay reparations to any actual living former slaves.
At least to those who didn’t already get their 40 acres and a mule.
This is a stick-up. Hand over the wallet.
So, when do us tax slaves get our reparations?
I will happily pay reparations to every slave I have ever owned. OK? That’s it, problem solved.
The country is ruined as it is, therefore the debt MUST have already been paid.
300,000 dead (nearly all white) Union soldiers already paid this debt.
This race hustler needs to find a new line of work.
Give them an acre of land, a mule and let them homestead on all of the vacant lots here in Detroit. Trouble with this solution is most of the blacks wouldn’t apply for this due to being lazy and being on the Government Dole. Working the land would constitute having a job and same would negate their Welfare Monies?
Ya got that right.
This is the Django legislation.
At this point it just becomes robbery.
As long as they hand them their checks on the gangplank in Africa after signing a pledge never to return and renouncing citizenship.