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DrWeird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-05-03 07:51 PM
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84. How about "hitsthenailtooclosetotheheadic"
But let me explain it in simpler terms.

Grown-ups have these things called "wills." They're so that when old people die, all of their money and property go to there loved ones. Usually children or other relatives.

Now nobody except for ignorant, lying, racist pricks believes that the actual slaves deserved reparations. Even just after the Civil War people believed that. But instead of paying the slaves what they deserved, the government decided they would rather spend money on things like Nathaniel Bedford Forrest statues and gallows.

Now if the freed slaves had gotten reparations, they probably would have spent it on things like acreage and mules. Instead, since they were broke, illiterate, and enslaved, they pretty much stayed that way after the war. They sold their souls to sharecroppers, not that they had the choice.

Now nobody except for ignorant, lying, racist pricks believes that if slaves had got reparations, they wouldn't will it to there decendants, who are still alive today. But instead of getting reparations, blacks have gotten nothing but 140 years of segregation, exploitation, lynchings, and Strom Thurmond. Clearly todays african americans are worse off because there were no reparations. And clearly the United States of America got away with theft.

So now here we've got the republican party. They say we should get rid of the inheritance tax. They say that the government has no right to keep dead peoples money, it should go to the families instead.

But obviously that has nothing to do with reparations.
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