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Was Tarantino Wrong?
New York Daily Sun ^ | 10/01/12 | Reverend Irene Monroe

Posted on 01/16/2013 4:26:51 AM PST by obsnob

2013 is making it difficult to avoid one of America’s greatest sins—slavery. We’ve just marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a plethora of films, documentaries and TV specials are scheduled to address slavery.

(Excerpt) Read more at newyorkdailysun.com ...


TOPICS: History; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: banglist; connecticut; hollywood; quentintarantino

1 posted on 01/16/2013 4:26:55 AM PST by obsnob
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To: obsnob
American slavery continues to be a difficult topic to talk about.

Then why do we talk about it constantly??

2 posted on 01/16/2013 4:35:00 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: obsnob

My advice is to take the money you have spent to buy a ticket to this farce and buy ammunition.


3 posted on 01/16/2013 4:38:38 AM PST by Venturer
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To: obsnob

My advice is to take the money you would have spent for a ticket to this farce and buy yourself


4 posted on 01/16/2013 4:38:54 AM PST by Venturer
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To: obsnob

you pimping the NEWYORKDAILYSUN?....OH Welcome NOOB


5 posted on 01/16/2013 4:41:31 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ClearCase_guy

Because some people like to look upon it as a credit card with no debt limit. No matter how much penance is paid back, the demands for payout never stop.

Of course slavery was odious. Of course ending it was a good thing. However the U.S. was not unique in the institution (or in the corollary of racism), yet we seem to be uniquely hung up on it.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 4:48:39 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: obsnob
The earliest known record of slavery is The Code of Hammurabi, 1760 BC but it is possible that slavery actually stretches back to Lower Egypt where the Libyan people enslaved a San-like tribe. That means, at the time of America's founding slavery had been rampant for thousands of years.

By 1865 America had written the 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution prohibiting slavery throughout the country. It took Americans less than 80 years (1787-1865) to outlaw slavery completely.

There are STILL countries that are thousands of years old that condone slavery to this day. So don't tell me that Americans are racist slavers. There is no other country that from the beginning embraced more diversity and fought harder for freedom.

Tarantino can suck it.

7 posted on 01/16/2013 4:53:51 AM PST by Casie (Chuck Norris 2016)
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To: Casie
By 1865 America had written the 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution prohibiting slavery throughout the country

Then, by 1913, the re-instituted slavery with the Sixteenth Amendment.

If an authority has first dibs on your labors, you are a slave - or worse; a sharecropper in your own nation.

8 posted on 01/16/2013 5:02:48 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Proud Thought Criminal since 1984)
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To: Casie

Slavery goes back before civilization to when man first domesticated animals. Hunters and subsistence planters don’t have enough work, or if they did no ability to easily catch nor keep people. Herders did, and it is they who inaugurated the institution. So, basically it has been around ever since it could be around, and hasn’t disappeared since.


9 posted on 01/16/2013 5:05:17 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Serf is better terminology, though their three days or so of work for the landlord probably added up to less than the burden on us.


10 posted on 01/16/2013 5:07:44 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Sad, but true!


11 posted on 01/16/2013 5:09:17 AM PST by Casie (Chuck Norris 2016)
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To: Tublecane

Yeah. The Libyans in Lower Egypt that I mentioned, were enslaving other tribes from 8000 BC. (yay for Google) I didn’t use that date because there was no written record. But clearly, we are an amazing nation to have banned a practice so old and established in such a short amount of time. Amazing! And jack-wagons like Tarantino who bad mouth this country should be deported to places... like Egypt!


12 posted on 01/16/2013 5:16:34 AM PST by Casie (Chuck Norris 2016)
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To: obsnob

Slavery ended a long time ago. Get over it.


13 posted on 01/16/2013 5:21:07 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (HealthCare IS NOT a right. The RIGHT to keep and bear arms is.)
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To: obsnob

I’m 50% enslaved to the state. I either hand over 50% of my wages or I face being imprisoned.


14 posted on 01/16/2013 5:24:54 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: drbuzzard
However the U.S. was not unique in the institution (or in the corollary of racism), yet we seem to be uniquely hung up on it.

Almost 5% of the slaves shipped from Africa to the New World were brought to the US and Canada. Clearly America deserves all the blame.

15 posted on 01/16/2013 5:25:53 AM PST by Darth Reardon
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To: Tublecane
Serf is sooooo European.

Sharecropper shows who be pickin' de cotton fo' who.

16 posted on 01/16/2013 5:29:21 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Proud Thought Criminal since 1984)
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To: drbuzzard

From the article: “Then there’s the liberal use of the n-word in the film which many will find deplorable.”

I hear it in movies blacks produce and direct, I hear it in black music constantly, hell I even hear blacks call each other the word AT WORK. So why is it such a horrific act when QT or anyone else uses it?....................never understood that.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 5:55:47 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: obsnob
Slavery knows no race.

There are none so enslaved as those who refuse to be free.
18 posted on 01/16/2013 6:37:14 AM PST by John 3_19-21 (If you tax them, they will come.)
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To: V_TWIN

I never have to look much further than Orwell:

“All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.”


19 posted on 01/16/2013 6:42:15 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: drbuzzard
There are STILL countries that are thousands of years old that condone slavery to this day.

The U.S. still has slavery - human trafficking for the sex trade - without condoning it.

There are over 27,000,000 slaves in the world today, and not just in Muslim countries. Pastor Louie Giglio and the annual Passion Conference is very active in fighting human trafficking and other forms of slavery, which is why he was invited to give the inaugural benediction - before he was disinvited because he preached against homosexuality in 1995.

By April of this year, look for youth to be wearing t-shirts and baseball caps with a red 'x' on them that looks as if it was applied with a paintbrush. That signifies their support for the End It (Slavery) Movement.

20 posted on 01/16/2013 7:46:13 AM PST by Scoutmaster (End it now - enditmovement.com)
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