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New Ga. cities too white lawsuit claims
Atlanta Business Chronicle ^ | March 29, 2011 | Carla Caldwell

Posted on 03/29/2011 7:50:09 AM PDT by ruination

Some Georgia cities formed over the past few years are too white, according to members of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus who have filed a federal lawsuit calling to dissolve the city charters of Dunwoody, Chattahoochee Hills, Sandy Springs, Milton and Johns Creek, Atlanta Business Chronicle broadcast partner WXIA-TV reports.

The lawsuit filed Monday contends that Georgia lawmakers created white majority governments when they formed new cities and that black voters may have lost the ability to elect people they want to hold office.

State Representative Wendell Willard, R- Sandy Springs, denied the claims and said cities got Voting Rights Act clearance from the U.S. Justice Department before creating the new cities.


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This "diluting minority votes" claim is a red herring. It's an attempt to force whites in these towns to pay for, through taxation, the dysfunctional southern sectors of Atlanta. The black caucus hates independent, heavily white cities because they want to be able to siphon off their money for their own people and their own pet projects.
1 posted on 03/29/2011 7:50:12 AM PDT by ruination
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To: ruination
...they want to be able to siphon off their money for their own people and their own pet projects pockets.
2 posted on 03/29/2011 7:52:44 AM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: ruination

Shouldn’t these racists be happy they already turned their OWN cities into the hopeychangey ghetto they wanted?


3 posted on 03/29/2011 7:53:22 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO FKBRK)
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To: ruination

That should change soon.

Black Americans Are Moving South
John Ellis | Mar. 28, 2011,

Black Americans are leaving northern states and relocating in the south, US census data show. Blacks are not just leaving Michigan, as one would expect. They are leaving New York and Illinois and the two major cities therein: New York City and Chicago.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/black-americans-are-moving-south-2011-3#ixzz1I03q8jFo


4 posted on 03/29/2011 7:54:08 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: ruination

this sure sounds like a racist lawsuit


5 posted on 03/29/2011 7:54:55 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: ruination

How about cities that are too black. Does that work for ya? Or....are you not supposed to talk about that?


6 posted on 03/29/2011 7:56:35 AM PDT by RC2
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To: ruination

I don’t really get this.

If you don’t live in a city, how can your vote be diluted?


7 posted on 03/29/2011 7:56:43 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: ruination

Aw, give it time, and they’ll all become majority hispanic (Mexican) — problem solved.


8 posted on 03/29/2011 7:57:13 AM PDT by PENANCE
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To: ruination

Let’s see what happens when someone mentions that Atlanta is too black...


9 posted on 03/29/2011 7:57:53 AM PDT by RockinRight (C'mon people - enough with the FR circular firing squad.)
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To: ruination

Well maybe if blacks would not have so many abortions and actually took responsibility for the consequences of sexual relations, not do drugs, not commit criminal acts or angage in criminal activities, stay away from gangs, and not drop out of school and start not voting for ANY DEMOCRATS and actually did something productive with their lives, maybe they would not be in the situation they are in.


10 posted on 03/29/2011 7:58:08 AM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: ruination

Well maybe if blacks would not have so many abortions and actually took responsibility for the consequences of sexual relations, not do drugs, not commit criminal acts or engage in criminal activities, stay away from gangs, and not drop out of school and start not voting for ANY DEMOCRATS and actually did something productive with their lives, maybe they would not be in the situation they are in.


11 posted on 03/29/2011 7:58:31 AM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: ruination

I heard this on the radio this morning and live next to three of the new cities. The cities were formed so that central and southern Fulton County could not drain our pockets for the express benefit of those living elsewhere. We saw tons of building, named after council members families, far from our homes while our library roof fell in, roads went unrepaired and we paid the lion’s share of the taxes. Fulton was so incensed at the formation of these cities that they scrambled on section 8 and other welfare schemes to move their refuse up here among us as revenge.

Note how Cynthia McKinney’s ridiculous gerrymander never caught the ire of these idiots. F em.


12 posted on 03/29/2011 7:58:39 AM PDT by doodad
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To: ruination

Translation: “We want EVERYBODY to live in Detroit.”

(but the largest refugees from Detroit and other democrat party hellholes are BLACKS)


13 posted on 03/29/2011 7:58:39 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: KeyLargo

>The failure of blue social policy to create an environment which works for Blacks is the most devastating possible indictment of the 20th century liberal enterprise in the United States.<

after decades of democrat kkk liberal progressive policies of abortion, drugs, hollywood movies lionizing gangs, etc, and free money for blacks to go to college, and affirmative action...

and they cannot succeed?


14 posted on 03/29/2011 7:58:58 AM PDT by ken21 (dem taxes + regs + unions = jobs overseas.)
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To: ruination

Then we need to penalize New Orleans, Compton and Detroit for not being white enough, right?

The fact is that if you want a clean, safe and maintained commmunity - you are more likely to see this in a predominately WHITE community.

If you want to see a poorly maintained, trash-filled, high crime rate and dangerous community, you are more likely to find that in a Black or Mexican community.

Sorry people don’t like to see FACTS ... but there are cultural differences, and there are reasons why Mexico and Africa enjoy the lifestyle they currently enjoy; and Europe has evolved beyond that level.


15 posted on 03/29/2011 7:59:11 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: max americana

It would be interesting to contrast the conditions of some cities with high minority populations to those with fewer.

Some such majority black cities would be Detroit, Gary, Indiana, East St. Louis, Illinois, Camden, New Jersey, Baltimore. If we’re going down this road, let’s look at places which have very large minority populations, where their votes are not diluted because there are critical masses there. Then, perhaps, we could have some discussion about all of this.

Then again, it’s probably racist to have a contrary viewpoint to their view on this issue. It’s probably racist to even have any questions about what they are doing, or ask how the law applies, or any of that.


16 posted on 03/29/2011 7:59:21 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: ruination
The United States is still majority white (not for long).

Will the Judges declare that the U.S. is "too white" and dissolve the Union?

Oh wait. The government is already doing that: Electing a New People.

17 posted on 03/29/2011 8:00:36 AM PDT by Regulator (Watch Out! Americans are on the March! America Forever, Mexico Never!)
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To: ruination
And the legal grounds for revoking the charters would be?

Mike

18 posted on 03/29/2011 8:00:53 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: FormerACLUmember

Good point! Middle class blacks have fled Detroit in huge numbers. It’s not just a “white flight” phenomenon.


19 posted on 03/29/2011 8:01:07 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: KeyLargo

White Americans are also leaving northern states and relocating in the south. Check the census data.


20 posted on 03/29/2011 8:01:39 AM PDT by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: ruination

How about dissolving the city charter of Atlanta?

That is a racist toilet if I ever saw one.


21 posted on 03/29/2011 8:01:39 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: ruination

Well blacks say they can not be represented by white people that whites dont understand their needs just maybe the same goes for whites.


22 posted on 03/29/2011 8:01:48 AM PDT by Lees Swrd ("Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well")
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To: ruination
Some Georgia cities formed over the past few years are too white, according to members of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus who have filed a federal lawsuit calling to dissolve the city charters of Dunwoody, Chattahoochee Hills, Sandy Springs, Milton and Johns Creek, Atlanta Business Chronicle broadcast partner WXIA-TV reports.

We need a federal lawsuit, against areas of Buford Hwy being too Latino, and most of South Atlanta needs to be broken up for being to African American.

I mean, makes as much sense as this crap, right?

23 posted on 03/29/2011 8:04:05 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: ruination
cities got Voting Rights Act clearance from the U.S. Justice Department before creating the new cities

Imagine that. Getting permission from the Justice Dept. to create a city. We are so lost.

24 posted on 03/29/2011 8:05:00 AM PDT by BfloGuy
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To: ruination

I think the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus is too black.


25 posted on 03/29/2011 8:08:00 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: ruination

“This “diluting minority votes” claim is a red herring. It’s an attempt to force whites in these towns to pay for, through taxation, the dysfunctional southern sectors of Atlanta. The black caucus hates independent, heavily white cities because they want to be able to siphon off their money for their own people and their own pet projects.”

So true this is all about the fact that Fulton county is losing the White tax money it has been sucking up for decades to fund the rat holes of the city of Atlanta.


26 posted on 03/29/2011 8:08:07 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: ruination; Black Agnes
you're exactly right

black run towns..something plenty of highminded here have no idea about when they point fingers...are usually in collapse and those in power are trying to stop the tax base flight of incorporation

somewhere like Atlanta has seen the black population in the inner counties soar as white get pushed further and further out and then those whites ..and other earners of different races who also live with said whites..try to insulate themselves for schools and services etc and the black power structure downtown will try to thwart it

this is curious...i’m wondering if it's just black majority cities..

Nashville has 20 percent black and little serious decay like say Memphis or Montgomery or Jackson MS but we do have Belle Meade, Forest Hills and Oak Hill and other little enclaves incorporated to various levels apart from metro Nashville guv

in Jackson MS, they would love to gobble up the white counties (relatively speaking,...these counties are far less white than most freepers live in)around urban Jackson for the cash..but they have been stopped so far

I never knew you needed Civil Rights pass/muster to incorporate

thanks so much all that 60s Civil Rights stuff conservatives like Hannity and Beck tell me I should like...the gifts that keep on giving

Atlanta was not a black majority urban area when I grew up in the 60s and 70s...no southern cities were..imagine that. Blacks still lived rural and before the reverse Great Trek.

27 posted on 03/29/2011 8:08:35 AM PDT by wardaddy (FUHB)
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To: Hodar
Then we need to penalize New Orleans, Compton and Detroit for not being white enough, right?

A really funny thing is going on in Compton. The city's Hispanic population has been booming since the early 80's, and they are now close to 70% of the population. But the Compton city council is 100% black. There was a lawsuit filed over this late last year.
28 posted on 03/29/2011 8:11:09 AM PDT by ruination
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To: ken21
"after decades of democrat kkk liberal progressive policies of abortion, drugs, hollywood movies lionizing gangs, etc, and free money for blacks to go to college, and affirmative action... and they cannot succeed?"

Not when they major in worthless programs for degrees in "African American" studies! That degree and $1.47 will get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks.............. maybe.

29 posted on 03/29/2011 8:12:49 AM PDT by Old Badger (I still like Palin because she will tell like it is and she take no prisoners!)
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To: Lazamataz
The lawsuit really is just a front for the black politicians to keep raping the folks of north Fulton County of their tax dollars to support the wishes of the city of Atlanta-which is beyond repair and totally broke....both money-wise and morally! Sad situation there.
30 posted on 03/29/2011 8:14:23 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: Lees Swrd

Are folks like Larry Elder, Walter Williams, Herman Cain Uncle Toms?

The answer is no.

If you want REAL Uncle Toms then may I suggest folks like Rev. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Charles Rangel, Rev. Jeremiah Wright and Louis Farrakhan. These blacks are all elitist liberal scum who feel they are better than regular ordinary black people.


31 posted on 03/29/2011 8:15:17 AM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: ruination
I hope Georgia citizens rise up against this. Imagine, a motion in federal court to dissolve your town or city charter because it is too "white." It is coming to your neighborhood.

These people live like savages and destroy the cities and neighborhoods they have taken over, once-great cities built by others. Then, like locusts, they move somewhere else to repeat the process. Don't believe me? Search in the engine of your choice for "ruins of Detroit." Visit any inner city east of the Mississippi river.

32 posted on 03/29/2011 8:15:40 AM PDT by ronnyquest (Barack H. Obama is the Manchurian Candidate. What are you going to do about it?)
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To: wardaddy

These days living inside I-285 is an Atlanta status symbol. Five years ago my intown neighborhood was 70% black. Today it’s 70% white. It’s trending this way all over the city.


33 posted on 03/29/2011 8:15:46 AM PDT by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: wardaddy

34 posted on 03/29/2011 8:16:10 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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I read that article earlier. Perhaps many minority residents realize that the white leftard is vastly more dangerous to their being than an open klansman. These elites see no problem clearing out their burden.

The rabid klansman is a known quantity that can easily be handled. The benevolent libtard is a more clever and vicious beast that will use myriad political and social machinations to slowly destroy all things. Been going on for a long time.

I once lived in a NH community that basically said “no children”. No schools, no busing to regional schools, no parks, no nothing. You want to live here with a kid, it is your responsibility to deliver its a$$ to a school and pay for it yourself.

This is a freedom of association thing. It is quite American. It is also still legal.

35 posted on 03/29/2011 8:17:06 AM PDT by mmercier
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The lawsuit filed Monday contends that Georgia lawmakers created white majority governments when they formed new cities and that black voters may have lost the ability to elect people they want to hold office.

Solution: File a similar lawsuit against the State of Georgia for having made Atlanta "too back", then petition the court to consolidate the two lawsuits. That ought to make for a lively courtroom.

36 posted on 03/29/2011 8:17:54 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: scorchedearther

Pretty broad brush you’re using there.


37 posted on 03/29/2011 8:21:10 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: ruination

Like doodad said, this isn’t about race. Its about money. They want to force the residents of these areas to fund the cesspit South Fulton and the City of Atlanta have become.

I live far enough North (Gainesville) that I don’t’ have to worry about this, but I hope the cities manages to survive.

And South Fulton can go to Hell.


38 posted on 03/29/2011 8:21:58 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: ruination

So they do everything in their power to permanently enslave black people on the Democrat plantation ghettos and then bitch when not enough of them escape to suburbia?


39 posted on 03/29/2011 8:22:02 AM PDT by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: Little Ray

Minorities have turned many of the large metropolitan cities into ghetto slums where crime, drugs and gangs run amuck.

Cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit and many many others.


40 posted on 03/29/2011 8:29:44 AM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: ruination

“This “diluting minority votes” claim is a red herring. It’s an attempt to force whites in these towns to pay for, through taxation, the dysfunctional southern sectors of Atlanta. The black caucus hates independent, heavily white cities because they want to be able to siphon off their money for their own people and their own pet projects.”

Ding, Ding, Ding!!

I lived in Little Five Points for 11 years. When Sandy Springs broke off, it didn’t have anything to do with race.

These racists need to go get real jobs and stop creating hate.


41 posted on 03/29/2011 8:33:05 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Little Ray
I live far enough North (Gainesville) that I don’t’ have to worry about this

That depends on how old you are. They're coming your way.

I live just south of Decatur, near Avondale Estates. The Dekalb County school board just closed Avondale High School and our neighborhood has been redistricted into the Druid Hills High School cluster (the Druid Hills neighborhood is pretty much unchanged from the days of Driving Miss Daisy. Emory University is there). There was a chance that we would be redistricted to the depressed Towers High School cluster, but the fairly affluent whites in my neighborhood raised hell and demanded to be included in the Druid Hills plan.

Decatur, Avondale Estates, Druid Hills, Lavista Park and Oak Grove are attractive Dekalb County destinations inside the perimeter. Outside, Gwinnett is in trouble. That's on your border.

42 posted on 03/29/2011 8:33:59 AM PDT by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: scorchedearther

Again, its not the race, its the culture.
You have a culture where NOTHING is your fault, and you’re entitled to anything you can get, no matter what the means used to obtain. High crime is a natural outcome, regardless of the race.


43 posted on 03/29/2011 8:35:33 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: scorchedearther

Again, its not the race, its the culture.
You have a culture where NOTHING is your fault, and you’re entitled to anything you can get, no matter what the means used to obtain. High crime is a natural outcome, regardless of the race.


44 posted on 03/29/2011 8:35:46 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: Chunga

I’m in Forsyth, not Hall. But I can see them coming...


45 posted on 03/29/2011 8:37:49 AM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: scorchedearther

Actually I do not vote based on skin color never have never will. I am for anyone who has America first in their minds and note I am saying all Americans.
Actually I find it funny to be labeled white, many people who go back thru their family lineage may be shocked by what they find. Myself Irish, Scottish, German, Native American, Hispanic-Latino? yeah I got some Texas root’s.


46 posted on 03/29/2011 8:49:37 AM PDT by Lees Swrd ("Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well")
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To: Hodar
You described only the central illustration.

Go to any city that has a Martin Luther King Street/Blvd/Road and take a close look at it. Then go over to a “white” section of town and note the difference. This is a micro example.

Then go to any nation in Africa and compare pictures of their infra structures before “freedom” and after. Don't want to go to Africa - try Nassau, Bahamas, or Jamaica. get away from the centers that cater to White tourists and you will see the same thing.

IMHO in all three examples those who can and want to leave and live better do. Those who don't stay and expect some parent figure to come and take care of them.

Enough said.

47 posted on 03/29/2011 8:50:45 AM PDT by Nip (TANSTAAFL)
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To: ruination

Where whites live is now selected at the pleasure of the negro. Whites are becoming a conquered people.


48 posted on 03/29/2011 9:03:36 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: ruination

49 posted on 03/29/2011 9:05:09 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Chunga

That just means that suburbanites like myself (who hate living in the city for many reasons) have to deal with the urban ghetto trash that got pushed outward.


50 posted on 03/29/2011 9:12:57 AM PDT by RockinRight (C'mon people - enough with the FR circular firing squad.)
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