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102. Slavery reparations after Puritan reparations and Indian
reparations and French reparations and Palestinian reparations and Vietnamese reparations and Cuban reparations and Phillipine reparation and Haitian reparations and Iraqi reparations and Afghani reparations and my reparations from that guy who took my stuff makes me so so so so so so mad every time I think about it. Fuck you, you jerk gimmee my stuff back!
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  -Kerry opposes slavery reparations Freddie Stubbs  Apr-16-04 08:36 AM   #0 
  - He's right  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 08:37 AM   #1 
  - you can't "divide" a country that's already divided  noiretblu   Apr-16-04 06:49 PM   #130 
  - Make the south pay them  niceypoo   Apr-17-04 12:25 AM   #159 
     - Not all southerners are members of this mindset  BlackVelvetElvis   Apr-17-04 01:54 AM   #162 
     - How would you determine who pays?  Cicero   Apr-17-04 06:19 PM   #181 
  - Remind me again of the difference between Kerry and Bush*  pbl   Apr-16-04 08:37 AM   #2 
  - oh please!  skooooo   Apr-16-04 08:44 AM   #11 
  - I only wish I were kidding  pbl   Apr-16-04 09:26 AM   #43 
     - I sympathise with your concerns..  skooooo   Apr-16-04 09:30 AM   #44 
     - But why not further the debate  pbl   Apr-16-04 09:40 AM   #47 
     - vote for Bush then??  skooooo   Apr-16-04 09:54 AM   #50 
        - If that's the only argument you can come up with  pbl   Apr-16-04 01:14 PM   #103 
           - you and me both  tinanator   Apr-17-04 07:23 PM   #182 
     - The fact that I personally feel torn by the issue is an indication that,..  Just Me   Apr-16-04 10:17 AM   #61 
     - Those of us whose ancestors bled on the Union side ...  struggle4progress   Apr-16-04 07:21 PM   #138 
     - I want reparations too!!!!  Trinity   Apr-16-04 09:58 AM   #51 
     - I didn't say have reparations  pbl   Apr-16-04 10:07 AM   #55 
     - sure, have discussions about who should pay but not have them pay??  Demonaut   Apr-16-04 10:12 AM   #59 
     - OK I'm cool with a dialog about it ......  Trinity   Apr-16-04 10:25 AM   #66 
     - As a Pink skinned voter, I am also troubled  nolabels   Apr-16-04 11:07 AM   #69 
     - Oh, yes,...I have definitely witnessed the undertones of discrimination.  Just Me   Apr-16-04 12:04 PM   #84 
     - There's been plenty of debate over the years  RummyTheDummy   Apr-16-04 09:27 PM   #148 
     - Then Go Ask The Norsemen For Reparations  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 11:16 AM   #75 
     - Democrats Marginalize African-American Voters  Rez   Apr-16-04 11:10 AM   #71 
     - kerry is talking to another audience while talking at black students  noiretblu   Apr-16-04 06:59 PM   #133 
     - The irony is that as soon as there is a Republican they can point to  pbl   Apr-16-04 07:04 PM   #134 
        - indeed...  noiretblu   Apr-16-04 07:09 PM   #135 
     - by the way what is our agenda. I haven't seen it posted anywhere  okieinpain   Apr-17-04 07:31 PM   #184 
     - start to sue the vatican  termo   Apr-16-04 11:31 AM   #78 
     - The Wrong Reparations Debate  HamdenRice   Apr-16-04 12:25 PM   #89 
     - as a black voter, let me say if you can't tell the difference between bush  okieinpain   Apr-17-04 01:48 AM   #161 
        - You expect too much  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 03:00 PM   #167 
           - hey stay home, no problem. stay home. don't vote. put your  okieinpain   Apr-17-04 03:40 PM   #171 
              - Oh please!!  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 05:12 PM   #178 
                 - I wasn't joking don't vote, stay home. tell the dems unless they  okieinpain   Apr-17-04 07:29 PM   #183 
                    - If Martin Luther King and others  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 08:24 PM   #187 
  - none  private_ryan   Apr-16-04 08:44 AM   #13 
  - Sharpton for VP!  Vladimir   Apr-16-04 08:46 AM   #16 
     - LOL  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 08:48 AM   #19 
        - LOL  Vladimir   Apr-16-04 08:49 AM   #20 
  - That's Bullshit and you know it.  Bleachers7   Apr-16-04 08:45 AM   #14 
  - Vote for a real liberal: Dennis Kucinich  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 08:49 AM   #22 
  - DK already lost  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 08:51 AM   #24 
  - Not in my book! Dennis is still running.  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 08:54 AM   #28 
     - Alas, the book is closed  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 08:58 AM   #30 
     - The book is not closed in Indiana  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 09:03 AM   #36 
        - Tell you what  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 09:08 AM   #38 
     - If Kerry self destructs or dies  Bleachers7   Apr-16-04 09:03 AM   #35 
     - Dennis is second last in the delegate count, by the way.  AP   Apr-16-04 07:13 PM   #137 
  - My primary passed and I already did  Bleachers7   Apr-16-04 09:02 AM   #33 
     - Indiana primary is on May 4th  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 09:13 AM   #40 
  - Surely you jest  pbl   Apr-16-04 09:33 AM   #45 
  - You have a different time finding a difference between Kerry and Bush?  Bleachers7   Apr-16-04 09:50 AM   #48 
  - Start out in the present and work back  eridani   Apr-16-04 07:33 PM   #140 
  - Abortion  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-16-04 08:59 AM   #31 
  - I will never base my vote on that issue.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 09:26 AM   #42 
     - But may do base their vote on that issue  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-16-04 09:59 AM   #52 
  - Are you kidding me?  Redleg   Apr-16-04 10:02 AM   #53 
  - Taxes  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-16-04 10:08 AM   #57 
  - If you read the entire article  fujiyama   Apr-16-04 10:26 AM   #67 
  - Easy  Kadie   Apr-16-04 08:30 PM   #145 
  - How about "I'm sorry" - can the white establishment in the US just say it?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Apr-16-04 08:40 AM   #3 
  - If I was "the Establishment" I would say I was sorry...  BiggJawn   Apr-16-04 08:42 AM   #7 
  - I'd say it if...  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 08:43 AM   #10 
  - Apologize to whom?  cocoabeach   Apr-16-04 08:44 AM   #12 
  - who exactly should say what??  skooooo   Apr-16-04 08:46 AM   #17 
  - They said that during the Civil War  Muddleoftheroad   Apr-16-04 08:49 AM   #21 
  - "'I'm sorry' -can the white establishment in the US just say it?"  sistersofmercy   Apr-16-04 09:00 AM   #32 
  - What they should really be apologising for  Vladimir   Apr-16-04 09:02 AM   #34 
  - I can't speak for all & I wasn't there but I'm Sorry.  freetobegay   Apr-16-04 09:12 AM   #39 
  - You can  Tomee450   Apr-16-04 03:44 PM   #124 
  - I know how you feel  WhereIsMyFreedom   Apr-17-04 12:24 AM   #158 
  - No - and I'm Sorry too  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Apr-16-04 06:57 PM   #132 
  - On the "establishment" side, Clinton explicitly apologized ...  struggle4progress   Apr-16-04 10:06 PM   #150 
  - I thought Clinton Did apologize?  frankly_fedup2   Apr-16-04 10:27 PM   #152 
  - Well, Hell, folks...Voe for Ralph or stay home, then...  BiggJawn   Apr-16-04 08:41 AM   #4 
  - yup...  skooooo   Apr-16-04 08:43 AM   #9 
  - He is right.  cocoabeach   Apr-16-04 08:41 AM   #5 
  - A majority of the public also opposes same-sex marriage  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 08:52 AM   #26 
  - Nope, Only When White People Are Against It  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 08:53 AM   #27 
     - lol, does white include hispanics?  Demonaut   Apr-16-04 10:20 AM   #62 
        - Last Time I Checked, About Half Of The Hispanic Population  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 11:15 AM   #74 
  - Cool! Another reason to vote for him.  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 08:42 AM   #6 
  - He also opposes gay marriage and transgender work rights in ENDA  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 08:48 AM   #18 
     - All of them are against it.  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 01:34 PM   #109 
        - Integration was not a "politically tenable position" for Democrats....  IndianaGreen   Apr-16-04 01:40 PM   #114 
           - Nope. Didn't say stay quiet.  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 01:42 PM   #115 
  - Well of course he does  Vladimir   Apr-16-04 08:42 AM   #8 
  - A candidate for president supporting reparations  vi5   Apr-16-04 08:46 AM   #15 
  - Give me one good reason why I should pay. John is right.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 08:50 AM   #23 
  - African Americans  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 03:10 PM   #168 
     - thank you...  sleepystudent   Apr-17-04 07:41 PM   #185 
  - Is anyone alive  billybob537   Apr-16-04 08:52 AM   #25 
  - And there are no former slaves still around either  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-16-04 08:58 AM   #29 
  - I like the consensus here. John is right.  NewYorkerfromMass   Apr-16-04 09:04 AM   #37 
  - John is also polite.  secondtermdenier   Apr-16-04 10:22 AM   #64 
  - issues of race are always relevant...  sleepystudent   Apr-17-04 07:44 PM   #186 
  - Reparation  orwell   Apr-16-04 09:18 AM   #41 
  - Agreed-  noonwitch   Apr-16-04 09:35 AM   #46 
  - Well said  fujiyama   Apr-16-04 10:15 AM   #60 
     - Jobs, Education, health care  Champ   Apr-16-04 12:09 PM   #87 
  - A better reparations idea.  David__77   Apr-16-04 09:53 AM   #49 
  - However, not all whites should have to pay that.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 10:04 AM   #54 
     - Why not, we paid detained Japanese, didn't we?  David__77   Apr-16-04 10:25 AM   #65 
        - Didn't "Regan" do that? (nt)  frankly_fedup2   Apr-16-04 10:54 PM   #155 
        - A better way to spend that reparation money  WhereIsMyFreedom   Apr-17-04 12:35 AM   #160 
           - What insensitivity!!  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 03:26 PM   #169 
              - But that is part of "AMERICA'S" history as well . . .  frankly_fedup2   Apr-17-04 04:08 PM   #174 
                 - I disagree with all you said.  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 06:00 PM   #180 
  - Oh boy- that stirred up some shit in here!  Redleg   Apr-16-04 10:08 AM   #56 
  - I have a question re reparations?  FlaGranny   Apr-16-04 10:09 AM   #58 
  - Those are good questions  fujiyama   Apr-16-04 10:20 AM   #63 
  - It doesn't have to be money  dirk   Apr-16-04 11:10 AM   #72 
     - Everyone should pay their share?  Undemcided   Apr-17-04 02:25 PM   #165 
  - Let them build casinos (nt)  shpongled   Apr-16-04 10:30 AM   #68 
  - What about reparations for Holocaust survivors...?  JCMach1   Apr-16-04 11:09 AM   #70 
  - Marginalized...  Rez   Apr-16-04 11:10 AM   #73 
  - Very different  mobuto   Apr-16-04 12:05 PM   #85 
  - Why Are So Many People  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 11:22 AM   #76 
  - I don't support bailing out rural communities either.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 12:09 PM   #86 
  - Your tax dollars are being used to blow up shit in Iraq  Champ   Apr-16-04 12:25 PM   #88 
  - Why don't you?  mobuto   Apr-16-04 12:28 PM   #90 
     - I hate to sound like a right-winger, but it's a lost cause.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 12:32 PM   #91 
        - I don't either  mobuto   Apr-16-04 12:38 PM   #93 
           - If we can do it relatively cheaply, fine.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 12:40 PM   #95 
           - It would save us money  mobuto   Apr-16-04 01:04 PM   #98 
           - I thought the US had a national rail network.  ZR2   Apr-16-04 01:11 PM   #101 
              - Not a real national rail network.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 01:42 PM   #116 
              - Wrong  mobuto   Apr-16-04 01:45 PM   #118 
  - I totally agree there should have been  FlaGranny   Apr-16-04 12:47 PM   #96 
  - Decent Post  Rez   Apr-16-04 01:10 PM   #100 
  - Immigrants  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 01:35 PM   #110 
  - No Individual Handouts  voted4wellstone   Apr-16-04 01:31 PM   #108 
     - ...  Rez   Apr-16-04 01:51 PM   #120 
  - Bless you, you intellectually consistent and honest person.  Tinoire   Apr-17-04 04:38 PM   #175 
  - I'm not sure he's not right on this  Stuckinthebush   Apr-16-04 11:26 AM   #77 
  - So do I. One more reason to vote for him  bif   Apr-16-04 11:33 AM   #79 
  - who does?  funkybutt   Apr-16-04 11:44 AM   #80 
  - Slavery was here before the United States even existed.  Nile   Apr-16-04 11:56 AM   #81 
  - So?  mobuto   Apr-16-04 12:01 PM   #83 
     - So why totally blame the U.S. when...  Nile   Apr-16-04 12:32 PM   #92 
     - Who's totally blaming the US?  mobuto   Apr-16-04 12:39 PM   #94 
     - "So why totally blame the U.S. when...  tafui   Apr-16-04 01:24 PM   #106 
     - Africa is also culpable.  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 01:36 PM   #111 
        - So what?  mobuto   Apr-16-04 01:50 PM   #119 
           - Guilty of what?  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 02:00 PM   #122 
              - Not at all  mobuto   Apr-16-04 02:35 PM   #123 
                 - And at the time America began using slave labor...  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 04:04 PM   #125 
                    - Generally accepted practice?  mobuto   Apr-16-04 04:59 PM   #127 
                       - Yes, yes, yes...  DarkPhenyx   Apr-16-04 05:04 PM   #128 
                          - An issue for some?  mobuto   Apr-17-04 02:36 PM   #166 
  - It's good to see that Kerry isn't a total idiot  dolstein   Apr-16-04 11:57 AM   # 
  - Debatable  Tinoire   Apr-17-04 04:40 PM   #176 
  - so who in a position of power doesn't?  seekthetruth   Apr-16-04 11:57 AM   #82 
  - I Find It Interesting  Rez   Apr-16-04 12:57 PM   #97 
     - It is strange  pbl   Apr-16-04 01:08 PM   #99 
     - Practicalities are an important part of the discussion.  FlaGranny   Apr-16-04 01:30 PM   #107 
     - I know you're addressing this to someone else  pbl   Apr-16-04 01:52 PM   #121 
        - Then we agree.  FlaGranny   Apr-16-04 04:46 PM   #126 
     - A message to DU  goclark   Apr-16-04 10:01 PM   #149 
        - It's added to my pain too  pbl   Apr-16-04 10:18 PM   #151 
           - Amen  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 03:44 PM   #172 
  - Slavery reparations after Puritan reparations and Indian  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 01:12 PM   #102 
  - Vandal reparations and Neanderthal reparation and Amoeba  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 01:15 PM   #104 
  - Chicago Democrat  Rez   Apr-16-04 01:17 PM   #105 
  - Slavery reparations piss me off! What a complete distraction  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 06:47 PM   #129 
     - Why are you so angry and callous about it?  pbl   Apr-16-04 07:10 PM   #136 
     - Because we are at war and fascist run our government.  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 07:27 PM   #139 
        - Your tone is disturbing  pbl   Apr-16-04 07:45 PM   #141 
           - Reparations is a race baiting issue... Your tactics are passive  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 08:18 PM   #144 
     - We are not the enemy,Bush is!  goclark   Apr-17-04 06:54 AM   #164 
  - I see your point.  Zynx   Apr-16-04 01:45 PM   #117 
     - Democrats are my freinds and I hate arguing with my friends  Chicago Democrat   Apr-16-04 11:51 PM   #157 
  - How many of those who seek reparations  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-16-04 01:37 PM   #112 
  - HAHAHAHA  Rez   Apr-16-04 01:40 PM   #113 
  - well...i'm not suprised: white people don't like reparations  noiretblu   Apr-16-04 06:51 PM   #131 
  - He is right  Uzybone   Apr-16-04 07:49 PM   #142 
  - Utter nonsense!!  Tomee450   Apr-16-04 08:13 PM   #143 
     - I agree...this thread IS sickening...  Q   Apr-17-04 03:33 PM   #170 
        - It is so  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 08:38 PM   #188 
  - He needs to say more  goclark   Apr-16-04 09:08 PM   #146 
  - American Indians deserve them far more than Blacks  RummyTheDummy   Apr-16-04 09:25 PM   #147 
  - Native Americans do receive certain forms of reparations.  Tomee450   Apr-16-04 10:30 PM   #153 
     - Thank you for your kindness n/t  goclark   Apr-16-04 11:45 PM   #156 
  - Greed divides every time.  preciousdove   Apr-16-04 10:37 PM   #154 
  - I'm not going to pay reparations for Slavery.  TexasMexican   Apr-17-04 03:00 AM   #163 
  - What are you talking about?  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 04:03 PM   #173 
     - Neither party is ever going to agree to it  scmirage   Apr-17-04 05:00 PM   #177 
        - It was said that this country could not afford so many social programs  Tomee450   Apr-17-04 05:44 PM   #179 
  - Kerry opposes "repairs"...  Al Newer   Apr-17-04 10:07 PM   #189 
  - I would give reparations to a few  serryjw   Apr-17-04 11:08 PM   #190 
 

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