Skip to comments.Report – Democrats Continue Push for Reparations, National Apology for Slavery, Which ‘Infects Current Society’
Posted on 01/12/2023 11:20:19 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Multiple House Democrats are reportedly pushing again for reparations and a national apology for slavery, according to Fox News.
The group reintroduced legislation to create a commission whose members would address slavery in America, and one Democrat hopes the nation can deal with the issue, the outlet continued Thursday: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, and 52 House Democrats proposed the legislation this week in an effort to keep the issue alive. Her legislation, which was considered by the House Judiciary Committee in the last Congress when Democrats were in charge, is unlikely to taken up in the 118th Congress led by Republicans.
“Though some have tried to deflect the importance of these conversations by focusing on individual monetary compensation, the real issue is whether and how this nation can come to grips with the legacy of slavery that still infects current society,” she said. “Through legislation, resolutions, news, and litigation, we are moving closer to making more strides in the movement toward reparations.”
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Here is my apology for slavery: I am sorry you were brought here.
Is that good enough?
We should apologize to anyone who was an actual slave in America up until 1865.
After that, no way..
You want something, you have to give up something.
What’s it going to be?
If they weren't sold into slavery they would have been killed.
What ‘infects current society’ is the modern equivalent of a 150-year-old European ideology that was responsible for 100+ million violent deaths over the course of the last century.
No. The Democrat party and a lot of Republicans ‘Infects Current Society’
Warring tribes sold their Black enemies to White traders who took 90% of them to South America and the Caribbean. less than 10% came to the US. Slavery ended in 1863. We have had African Americans are all levels of government, running fortune 500 companies, and some are billionaires. I feel empathy for those who have no drive or initiative to get ahead. But how is that my fault?
Will this also include an apologize for imposing the income tax?
They should disband the Democrat party if they are earnest about the apology.
I hear wakanda is nice this time of year.
$50k a year for life, now maybe that would be enough.
But after a while, what with inflation, it would turn out that this too is not enough. $100k a year is what it takes to soothe those wounded feelings. And so on.
I mean, look at Native Americans who have various perks to soothe their wounded feelings. That's been going on for decades. Is it enough? Are they satisfied, and ready to forgo any further investment? No. No they are not. They never will be.
Once you start something like this, it never ends. Like welfare.
Every black who was a slave is long since dead.
Every white who owned a slave is long since dead.
The ancestors of most present-day white Americans came to this country long after the Civil War ended.
Time for these grifters to give it up!
After the demonrats pay up.
And I will say this again, here - just as I have on many platforms:
I can 100% agree to both reparations and an apology for slavery. Here are my terms:
1 - reparation funds will go ONLY to living people who endured chattel slavery in the USA.
2 - Reparation funds will be taken, under the force of law, from those living slave holders from the chattel slavery trade in the USA.
All other claims are null-and-void, as they would involve players who were not direct perpetrators, nor victims of the chattel slave trade in the US.
Lets line ‘em up...
Infects Mentally Deranged Libtards
what about reparations to the store owners adter Hurricane Katrina, where a mall was set on fire?
Most white people didn’t own slaves, even in the South.
Some slave owners were black.
We still have slavery today and so does almost every other country/society through time. What do you think an H1B visa is?
The first slaves to the US where white, indentured servants.
This is just another mechanism through which a special group in America can pretend to be entitled yet another benefit paid for by the rest of society. Quota’s in all government jobs and universities, special scholarships, protected class status (promotions, layoffs, ratings, etc), hate crime legislation...
If someone murders my wife, it’s not an extra special murder, she’s just a white woman, even if it’s at the hands of a black person. Do you ever see “hate crime” laws used for blacks?
This is just another example of where politicians play the demographics and pander to these groups (the majority is made up of minorities: old, young, crippled, blacks, Latino’s, homo’s, self perceived poor, Indian, Muslim, women who are actually a majority but viewed like a minority, Vets like myself...). Buying votes with other peoples money.
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