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https://www.foxnews.com/politics/booker-introduces-senate-bill-for-slavery-reparations

 

Considering there are no slaves or slave owners in the US today who is going to pay the reparations and who is going to be paid? I see this going about as far as the green new deal. Have the left lost their minds?


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I believe most all Democrat candidates have said they would sign a bill for reparations.

 

Got to wonder how that is going to work.  Will all blacks get a pay out?  And their children, and all others into the future?

 

They will say anything to get the black vote.


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1 hour ago, Neonred said:

They will say anything to get the black vote.

But they don't actually do anything for African Americans. On the other hand Trump has lowered black unemployment and passed criminal justice reform which will benefit minorities among other things. But he's a racist.


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All of us marginalised communities should benefit from Reparations.

 

Bring it on.


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Years ago, it was determined that we are all descended from one early human, "Lucy," who lived in the Olduvai Gorge in Africa.

 

There is also the "one-drop" theory, stating that if we have one drop of blood of a particular race, we qualify as a member of that race.

 

Accordingly, we are all African-American and therefore all qualify for reparations.  Bring on our "Dead Presidents," Spartacus!

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9 hours ago, Neonred said:

I believe most all Democrat candidates have said they would sign a bill for reparations.

 

Got to wonder how that is going to work.  Will all blacks get a pay out?  And their children, and all others into the future?

 

They will say anything to get the black vote.

 

8 hours ago, jg121783 said:

But they don't actually do anything for African Americans. On the other hand Trump has lowered black unemployment and passed criminal justice reform which will benefit minorities among other things. But he's a racist.

That is really the issue now isn't it, the Black Vote?  The minority unemployment rate is at its lowest in recent history, and these Dems (how many are there now?) see Trump getting some support from those circles and since many of the major Democrat candidates are all about socialism, this pretty much falls in line.


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Well it will not just be Black and I am wondering how many other Groups will be involved.

 

Does beg the question as on what basis you qualify, will it be like Elizabeth Warren and you need a DNA test? Will it be a lump sum, an annual payment, what?

 

 

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One must be adequately black; to wit, "black enough."

0bummer wasn't black enough for Sharpton & Jesse Jackson.

Pete Buttegieg (sp?) isn't gay enough for some in his party.

If reparation funds are finite, expect fierce jockeying for "most favored" status.


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06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Will there be Reparations for victims of the Patriarchy?


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I wonder how much loss of MWP would be, and can you claim both?


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