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.
Neither has been received by the GPO yet for the full text to be available.
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I just called Conyers office (Washington Office: 202-225-5126) and explained to the staffer that my dad, an member of the NYPD for 23 years, was passed over for a promotion to sergeant after 18 years on the job...the promotions were given to people who had half his job experience and received half the score on the sergeants exam than my dad did.. the only reason these people, who were significantly less qualified than my father, got the promotion was they were not white and my father was white....
i asked if congressman Conyers would fight for reparations for the victims of affirmative action such as my dad- qualified people who lost out on jobs, job promotions, college admission, college tuition assistance to lesser qualified individuals simply because they were white...
i asked the staffer if Conyers is going to fight on behalf of the victims of a government policy that encouraged the discriminatory practice of slavery on blacks shouldn’t he not be a hypocrite and fight on behalf of the victims who suffered under the government policy that encouraged discrimination against qualified people simply because they were white???
Blacks in this country are like the English lower classes. They were sold a bill of goods by the Socialists. They dont know HOW to work, because they blow off school etc.
Give all the blacks a house to fix up in Detroit as long as they sign a contract to stay there and never take another cent from the government.
We have already been paying reparations for four years now. As long as the government keeps printing up new money and handing that money out in the form of EBT cards and Obamaphones, the value of the money I earn is diminished. So when I go to the grocery store, I can only purchase two-thirds the groceries I could purchase before. The other one-third ends up in the cart of someone with an EBT card.
I am sure Conyers office was happy and quick to reply? What did you hear.....**crickets?**
Maybe they should place a tax on all of Africa for selling his ancestors into slavery to begin with.
...I expect these bills to pass...
Good for you. Did the staffer’s head explode?
Counters is older than dirt, and that Commie needs to be retired. but they keep getting reflected and reflected.
In the meantime, he and his family have scammed the taxpayers for decades.
I wish a Republican would castigate him on the floor of Congress.
I’m not a history scholar, but I was under the impression President Monroe got them their own freakin’ country, already. If they want, buy any who wants one a one-way ticket to Liberia and bon voyage.
But be careful. The descendants pf the original freed slaves who went back, also went back to eating people. No kidding. Google it.
Heck you'd float a goofy bill like this if your Wife i.e. Monica Conyers was finally let out of the Pokey! Man she is a piece of Work...
Can you believe it, a sitting Congressman with a wife that is a Convicted Felon and just served 37 months, Beem Me Up Scotty......
The complete destruction of our economy isn’t enough for you, Conyers?
the staffer was stunned...first he didn’t understand what i was saying and remarked “so you just want a clean slate for jobs?” and i responded “not just jobs but job promotions, college admission and college tuition assistance- basically reparations for anyone who was discriminated against because they are white due to the oppressive government policy of Affirmative Action which put race ahead of qualifications”...
he said “i’m copying what you said down to give to the congressman”...whether he does or does not, if 5000 other conservatives called his office with the same question it would make news...
This is satire right? Right?
Damn I loathe these people..... The very things they are creating more rules and laws to get “justice” for, are the very same things THEY THEMSELVES are doing to US. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Doesn’t the House have a rule that require that every bill introduced have as part of it proof that it is constitutional?
Doesn’t he pull this stunt almost every Congressional session?
I know the feeling. First they promoted the unqualified blacks, then they promoted the little women who should have never been on the Police Force to begin with.
But they had to move them up the ranks qualified or not to match their quota’s.
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