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In Boston, Priests of the Cult of Woke Demand That "White Churches" Pay Them $15 Billion in Reparations

Reparations for what?

From Fox News:

Boston activists seeking $15B in reparations, call on 'White churches' to commit to extending wealth

The Boston Task Force on Reparations called on "White churches" to step up and pay the Black community back for racial inequities that root back to the trans-Atlantic slave trade, according to reports.

The Boston Globe reported that Black and White clergy members met in Roxbury for a press conference intended to be held outside, though it was instead held in the basement of the Resurrection Lutheran Church on Saturday because of rain.

The commission was established through a 2022 Boston City Council ordinance and made up of 10 members, including two from the youth community.

In February, the Boston activists called for the city to "fully commit to writing checks" and for a $15 billion payout since the city's wealth was built on slavery.

Boston was built on slavery?

Who wants to tell them?

Bonus: A "Post-Evangelical" Personal Lifecoach has thoughts.

Kevin M. Young
@kevinmyoung

Pastor. Author. Avid Lifter. Consultant. Certified Personal Trainer. Doctorate, EarlyChurch Faith Formation. Post-Evangelical.@JackedTheology
he/him/rev

Rr. Kevin M. Young
@kevinmyoung

If you use DEI, WOKE, or CRT as a pejorative, then you are probably the racist in the room.

BG Apustaja
@btgolz

I regret (maybe) to inform you that your silly magic word no longer has any effect on the sane and aware people.

Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?

Posted by: Disinformation Expert Ace at 02:14 PM




Comments

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1 Yo!

Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:14 PM (JunzL)

2 It's all gray up in here.

Posted by: Jordan61 at March 27, 2024 02:14 PM (DRSnL)

3 granted

Posted by: Ciampino -- belli, bello, bello at March 27, 2024 02:14 PM (qfLjt)

4 NOOD duties performed

Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:14 PM (JunzL)

5 Tell them to collect from those who 'harvested' the slaves.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 02:15 PM (3vcct)

6 "We will pay you if you move to North Korean and burn your US passports."

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:15 PM (GBKbO)

7 Fuck that.

Posted by: nurse ratched at March 27, 2024 02:15 PM (6vVfZ)

8 The Boston Task Force on Reparations called on "White churches" to step up and pay the Black community back for racial inequities that root back to the trans-Atlantic slave trade, according to reports.
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I don't know of a single whites-only church. There is nobody to demand this from. Even there's an all-white church, you can be damn sure it isn't whites-only.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:15 PM (6bTRc)

9 Only grey people here.

Posted by: Not an extra terrestrial at March 27, 2024 02:16 PM (C5/5b)

10 What, exactly is a "white church " and where do I find one?

Posted by: nurse ratched at March 27, 2024 02:16 PM (6vVfZ)

11
Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?

Old Martin's done wore out.

Posted by: Commissar of Plenty and Lysenkoism in solidarity with the Struggle to maintain Moron standards at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (mnYJJ)

12 The commission was established through a 2022 Boston City Council ordinance and made up of 10 members, including two from the youth community.
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So the City of Boston chartered a commission that is now demanding extralegal, race-based extortion?

It seems like there's probably a legal problem there, if we didn't live in clown world.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (6bTRc)

13 Nuke Boston.

Hopefully the blast is big enough to take out Harvard with it.

Posted by: XTC at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (UnA8+)

14 Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?
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They haven't stopped yet, so maybe they're on to something...

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (6bTRc)

15 12 So the City of Boston chartered a commission that is now demanding extralegal, race-based extortion?

It seems like there's probably a legal problem there, if we didn't live in clown world.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (6bTRc)

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It would be a legal problem if they weren't demanding extralegal, race-based extortion.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (GBKbO)

16 "Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?"

Yes. Yes they did. And so far, I can't say that they're wrong.

Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (iFTx/)

17 How about Repatriation instead of Reparations? I would venture it would be cheaper.

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM (n17eQ)

18 There was a quote from this "pastor," where he summoned the Christian duty of white churches to pay up, for righteousness' sake. Isn't it a more obvious Christian trait to forgive? In fact, is there any Christian point to be made whatsoever from demanding payment from people who did no wrong to those who are generations removed from any who were wronged?

Way to use Holy Week to heap scorn on your congregation, though, fellah. Well done. I'm sure God's well pleased with y'all.

Posted by: red speck at March 27, 2024 02:18 PM (0Id0S)

19 Do these people even understand just how stupid this has all become?

Posted by: Diogenes at March 27, 2024 02:18 PM (W/lyH)

20 Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?

Go on...

Posted by: Necro Nicky at March 27, 2024 02:18 PM (6gJ9v)

21 19 Do these people even understand just how stupid this has all become?
Posted by: Diogenes at March 27, 2024

Unfortunately, no.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (ZdaMQ)

22 10 There’s a little one in the valley.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (9yWhg)

23 How about Repatriation instead of Reparations? I would venture it would be cheaper.
Posted by: Pudinhead

Newsletter?

Posted by: Zombie Richard Pryor at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (lZVy/)

24 The priest at my local Catholic church is an African. I've not attended mass, because I'm a bad boy, but I've heard good things about this man. I think after Easter I might sit in on a couple of masses. the previous priest was very conservative as well, and I liked his homilies.

the priest at my Mom's church in Montana is also very conservative. Nice guy.

Posted by: Pug Mahon, Shopping at Bloodbath and Beyond at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (xPJvm)

25 18 There was a quote from this "pastor," where he summoned the Christian duty of white churches to pay up, for righteousness' sake. Isn't it a more obvious Christian trait to forgive? In fact, is there any Christian point to be made whatsoever from demanding payment from people who did no wrong to those who are generations removed from any who were wronged?

Way to use Holy Week to heap scorn on your congregation, though, fellah. Well done. I'm sure God's well pleased with y'all.
Posted by: red speck at March 27, 2024 02:18 PM (0Id0S)

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Forgive what? Do any of these churches have members who own or owned slaves at some point?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (GBKbO)

26 ..."Black and White clergy members met in Roxbury..."

Did they do that sideways head nodding thing while listening to "What is Love?"

Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (JunzL)

27 Ugh. Do I want to even know what EarlyChurch means?

Posted by: TexasDan at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (4bi0L)

28 I wonder how all those churches talking up "reparations" would feel about losing their tax-exempt status with the government?

Posted by: A face in the crowd..... at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (vcOmj)

29 159 years and they haven't taken to Liberty. Maybe we need to boot some people?

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:19 PM (n17eQ)

30 19 Do these people even understand just how stupid this has all become?
Posted by: Diogenes at March 27, 2024 02:18 PM (W/lyH)

They're counting on Biden getting the WH again. If Joe gets the House and Senate too , you can count on some sort of reparations.

Posted by: It's me donna at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (Akjoo)

31 That "post-evangelical" is even better than that. He seeks to extend the influence of Christianity by making it less religious. I quoted from his nonprofit (of *course* he has a nonprofit) on a prior thread:

We are working to return to the basics taught by Jesus: a truly extravagant love for all, intense investment in local neighborhood needs, and gatherings that are less like a lecture and more like an epic family dinner.
...
And, if you read really closely in the Bible, you’ll see that Jesus was always avoiding the crush of the large crowds—not to mention the critical eye of the ridiculously uptight religious leaders—in order to share large meals around small tables with those who were disillusioned and disappointed with the uber religious folks.


He also describes himself with a bunch of aggressive sentence fragments:
Pastor. Speaker. Consultant. Coach. Writer. Avid Lifter.
Doctorate. Early Church Scholar.
Post-Evangelical Future Thinker.


I suspect he's a run-of-the-mill con man, but it would be unwise to rule out "Satanist."

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (6bTRc)

32 Church members should warn their elders that they will walk away if a dime (or more) is given to this BS cause.

Posted by: illiniwek at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (Cus5s)

33 Racism is the problem or white people are the problem. It can't be both.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (sQu4G)

34 Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?

Don't you mean St. George?

BTW, can you be any more overt about being a grifter?

Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (pohLc)

35 The thing is, the "white churches" in Boston they are shaking down are the ones that fly the pride and lgbtq flags, advertise how they hold gay and trans weddings every weekend, and endlessly promote The Narrative. So I don't really mind if they get suckered out of their money.

Posted by: gauva at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (BudYP)

36 Reparations for that white devil William Lloyd Garrison.

Posted by: Biff Pocoroba at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (Dm8we)

37 I've got a much better idea. How about they pay back the 6 decades of welfare?

Posted by: Wingnutt at March 27, 2024 02:21 PM (g7hW3)

38

They don't like white people that much, especially the Italians.

Go figure.

What about those white slaves? Do they also get money from things that happened hundreds of years ago?

It's amazing and incredible these blacks demand money for shit that literally happened hundreds of years ago, that they themselves didn't experience in the slightest. They are already getting tons and tons of free shit, and literal billion dollar financial cutouts directed at them and the whites that control them.

Nauseating. What other country does this?

Posted by: Dr.Rev. Senator Your Highness E Buzz Miller, Esq PhD MA MS at March 27, 2024 02:21 PM (et1vG)

39

There are black churches.

There are no white churches.

Posted by: Just Sayin at March 27, 2024 02:21 PM (6gJ9v)

40 There was slavery in Massachusetts well into the 18th century. Not at scale like in the South, but they had it.

Posted by: SloPitch Whiffer at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (wzAuc)

41 There are black churches.

There are no white churches.
Posted by: Just Sayin at March 27, 2024 02:21 PM (6gJ9v)

You're correct

Posted by: It's me donna at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (Akjoo)

42 As soon as we receive the profits of the African families that sold you we will make reparations.

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (n17eQ)

43 I looked up this "Doctor" Young shitmonger expecting to find that he likes dick. Doesn't he give off those vibes? But no, he's apparently technically straight.

Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (iFTx/)

44 Blessed are the fentanyl hoopers, for they shall see asphalt.

Posted by: St. George Floyd at March 27, 2024 02:23 PM (woPEM)

45 Boston seems kind of uppity.

Posted by: DOYLE at March 27, 2024 02:23 PM (Z8Yh2)

46 Got to get out my Ouija board and ask two of my dead relatives about this. One, who served in a MA regiment, died at Gettysburg at 21 leaving behind a wife and young son. The other immigrated from Ireland to Boston at age 15, got a job as a maid for a wealthy family and put herself through HS and college. Lots of 'No Irish Need Apply' signs in those days.

Posted by: Cheri at March 27, 2024 02:23 PM (oiNtH)

47 Someone should tell this dullard the "white churches" were the strongest blocks of support for the abolition movement.

Posted by: bonhomme at March 27, 2024 02:23 PM (Odg76)

48 Only a true Christian would loan me 20 quid till next Tuesday.

Posted by: A True Scotsman at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (Zz86T)

49 Black Slaves were never used as general purpose labor, in Massachusetts, the total number of slaves was around 5k and slavery was outlawed in 1788 and by 1790, there were 0 slaves in Massachusetts.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (XV/Pl)

50 40 There was slavery in Massachusetts well into the 18th century. Not at scale like in the South, but they had it.
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Slavery was collapsing by the 1850s. Leave it to the crazy to launch a war to end what was already ending. Typical Purity Spiral.

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (n17eQ)

51 19 Do these people even understand just how stupid this has all become?
Posted by: Diogenes
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There is no limit to the greed and envy of some people. In their cases, giving them a bit simply causes them to up their demands.

Best to tell them to bugger off at the beginning the same that you would to a street beggar collaring you and yelling at you for not giving them money.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (uf8KX)

52 I think I'll go out for a walk,, A WALK LIKE THIS!

LETS DANCE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6tuzHUuuk

Posted by: Jimmy Carter at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (X4yCj)

53 51 There is no limit to the greed and envy of some people. In their cases, giving them a bit simply causes them to up their demands.

Best to tell them to bugger off at the beginning the same that you would to a street beggar collaring you and yelling at you for not giving them money.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (uf8KX)

======

I think we need to pay them to leave and renounce their American citizenship.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:25 PM (GBKbO)

54 Let be like Argentina and fire 70,999 government workers, starting with every DEI Commissar we can find.

Posted by: The Frumious Follywood at March 27, 2024 02:25 PM (ZZVmo)

55
Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?


So, they're building a Disney World in Boston?

I guess George Floyd will be the new Space Mountain.

Posted by: naturalfake at March 27, 2024 02:25 PM (nFnyb)

56 47 Someone should tell this dullard the "white churches" were the strongest blocks of support for the abolition movement.
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Roundheads are nutz.

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:25 PM (n17eQ)

57 Reparations were paid in full at Antietam.

Posted by: Stonewall at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (UHaDd)

58 Best to tell them to bugger off at the beginning the same that you would to a street beggar collaring you and yelling at you for not giving them money.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (uf8KX)
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How old-fashioned - and therefore racist.

"If you give them inch, they'll be happy with their inch and everyone live in harmony." That's how it goes, right?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (6bTRc)

59 Only one president comes from a family that never owned slaves. And it's not Obama.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (sQu4G)

60 It is, after all, the "Christian " thing to do.

Pound F***ing Sand.

Posted by: Steve_in_SoCal at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (JkCto)

61 I looked up this "Doctor" Young shitmonger expecting to find that he likes dick. Doesn't he give off those vibes? But no, he's apparently technically straight.
Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (iFTx/)

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And white.

Posted by: Jordan61 at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (DRSnL)

62 Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:20 PM (6bTRc)

He's certainly ignoring that Jesus frequently did the "lecture" thing to "large crowds". He just *also* did the intimate dinner thing. And was known to chastise the host for bad motives if necessary.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (XjtdB)

63 Slavery was collapsing by the 1850s. Leave it to the crazy to launch a war to end what was already ending.
Posted by: Pudinhead


Or to secede over it.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (9yWhg)

64 Democrunts are currently building on slavery: sex slavery/pedophile slavery/immigrant slavery, not to mention White Christian Nationalist slavery.

I would tell them to take their demands to the Democrunts, but they would probably agreee to the demands.

Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (w9Wax)

65 40 There was slavery in Massachusetts well into the 18th century. Not at scale like in the South, but they had it.
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Slavery was collapsing by the 1850s. Leave it to the crazy to launch a war to end what was already ending. Typical Purity Spiral.
Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:24 PM (n17eQ)

Slavery was never about economics.

Posted by: Oldcat at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (eoQWY)

66 50 40 There was slavery in Massachusetts well into the 18th century. Not at scale like in the South, but they had it.
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Slavery was ended in Mass in 1781-1783 by the Supreme Court of Mass. Quock Walker cases

https://tinyurl.com/4t5v432z

This was an early fruit of the Massachusetts State Constitution of 1780 that was influenced and drafted by John Adams among others.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (uf8KX)

67 >The Boston Globe reported that Black and White clergy members met in Roxbury for a press conference intended to be held outside, though it was instead held in the basement of the Resurrection Lutheran Church on Saturday because of rain.


The first hire for the BTFR was a media flack, apparently. Every shake-down operation needs one. And the best don't come cheap, either.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (rj6Yv)

68 53. I think we need to pay them to leave and renounce their American citizenship.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:25 PM (GBKbO)

1) Will this be mandatory?

2) If so, does this also include half-white mixed people?

Asking for a friend.

Posted by: XTC at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (UnA8+)

69 Boston was built by African slaves like the rest of the US duh

Posted by: steevy at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (FQmDC)

70 Reparations were paid in full at Antietam.
Posted by: Stonewall at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (UHaDd)
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You mean Sharpsburg, you Yankee bastard!

Posted by: We're going to re-fight it anyway, so I'm just getting the ball rolling at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (6bTRc)

71 All I can think of is trailers full of Kools.

Posted by: Jon Stewart at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (WmV84)

72 Reparations: People who never owned slaves paying money to people who never were slaves.

Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (ARlwA)

73 DOCTOR Jill Biden just compared Florida's alleged "Don't Say Gay" law to Nazi Germany.

She also said:

"Before World War II, I'm told, Berlin was the center of LGBTQ culture in Europe."

It's true - most of the senior leadership of the Sturmabteilung was homosexual, until Hitler ruined everything with the Night of the Long Knives.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:28 PM (YAtuc)

74 I've been reading a history of Russia/Catherine the Great and one of the things I learned was the serfs there, many millions of them, were essentially slaves, not peasant indentured servants as I thought. They were usually tied to the land but could be bought and sold by owners who had absolute rights to punish, approve marriage, break up families, assign their duties, choose them for house servant, skilled laborers or work them to death in the fields, etc.... Most lived a short, miserable life but lucky few rose upward and were occasionally set free. Just like American slaves.

Catherine started breaking up the system but it lingered long after her and eventually collapsed.

So their descendants there are still bitter about this and demanding reparations, right?

Posted by: Ripley at March 27, 2024 02:28 PM (JojsZ)

75 I said it before, the reparations commission in SF set the floor on the demands. I love them for it.

$5M per person, not a penny less.

Let's Cloward-Piven this sumbitch

Posted by: blaster at March 27, 2024 02:28 PM (ASVTS)

76 We should get every city in America to come up with a number. Boston 15billion. Got it. What say you Chicago? Atlanta? Oakland?

10 trill total? All for non-slaves. Fuck them.

Posted by: DOYLE at March 27, 2024 02:28 PM (Z8Yh2)

77 68 1) Will this be mandatory?

2) If so, does this also include half-white mixed people?

Asking for a friend.
Posted by: XTC at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (UnA8+)

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No, people who demand reparations. Pay them and then force them to leave.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (GBKbO)

78 "Why are these activists going after churches for the money? I have a working theory about that. I assume it’s because they know that the state and the city of Boston are spending every spare penny on illegal border crossers. There is simply no money for reparations, so they’re hoping they can get it from other churches."

So it's going to be a shakedown. Illegals are destroying this country.

Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (NpAcC)

79 Reparations are not the goal here. The violence that will result from non-fruition of what is clearly extortion, is. Prepare accordingly.

Posted by: Rex Mundi at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (vej7G)

80 Slavery was collapsing by the 1850s. Leave it to the crazy to launch a war to end what was already ending. Typical Purity Spiral.
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Exactly. A history professor of mine, Civil War specialist, maintained that slavery would have been gone in the South by 1885 without the Civil War. She was a liberal in her political views, as they all were.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (woPEM)

81 Asking for a friend.
Posted by: XTC at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM (UnA8+)

You can choose to say no reparations for me.

Posted by: Jon Stewart at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (WmV84)

82
On Topic, on Twitter/X:

Trending
satan

/ I'm not clicking on that one.

Posted by: Divide by Zero at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (RKVpM)

83 I wonder - how do they explain the relative poverty of slave states versus the wealth on no slave states?

I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?

Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)

84 Guess they never read the 10 Commandments

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (fwDg9)

85
The UCC church I grew up in is featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny this Sunday.

I do remember them doing a voluntary collection for the SCLC back in the 60's; I guess that doesn't count toward reparations.

Posted by: Auspex at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (j4U/Z)

86 "Why are these activists going after churches for the money? I have a working theory about that. I assume it’s because they know that the state and the city of Boston are spending every spare penny on illegal border crossers. There is simply no money for reparations, so they’re hoping they can get it from other churches."

So it's going to be a shakedown. Illegals are destroying this country.
Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 02:29 PM (NpAcC)
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I dunno if there's that much thought being put into it.

The "reparations" racket depends on white guilt and shame, and requires that the expropriated party think the expropriation is just. They may just see the churches as an appealing target for their warped "justice" and "righteousness" arguments per Alinsky assessments.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (6bTRc)

87 63 Slavery was collapsing by the 1850s. Leave it to the crazy to launch a war to end what was already ending.
Posted by: Pudinhead

Not quite. The eastern states like SC, VA, and NC essentially became entrenched in selling their slaves to settlers in the West. Cotton ruined the ground in a couple of decades and so the high prices being brought from King Cotton led to demands that slavery be expanded to Western territories that had amenable climates for its propagation. Thus, the impetus was on to expand slavery far beyond its original states and the Dred Scott decision that overturned most caselaw and indeed turned the Constitution on its head to constitutionally protect it everywhere in the US led to the Civil War directly.

There were ways to end it peaceably but the elites in the North and South were opposed to that outcome apparently.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (uf8KX)

88 Exactly. A history professor of mine, Civil War specialist, maintained that slavery would have been gone in the South by 1885 without the Civil War.


Gee, then it's too bad the South seceded and fired on Ft. Sumter.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (9yWhg)

89 Tell them yankee blue belly water walking do gooders that they still owe me for my property they unlawfully took in the first place.

Posted by: Zombie Simon Legree, democrat at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (9KyZG)

90 Brazil imported 10x as many slaves as North America and didn't abolish slavery until 1887.

Let's turn the focus on them and Portugal.


Posted by: Jon Stewart at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (WmV84)

91 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declared reparations are due now to compensate for the trans-Atlantic slave trade as a way to tackle “its legacy” in today’s society, including “systemic racism and white supremacy.”

In a statement to mark the U.N. International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery, the veteran Portuguese Socialist said past colonial powers “laid the foundations for a violent discrimination system based on white supremacy that still echoes today.

.. half of all of the Atlantic slave trade (over 5 million) went to Portuguese destinations

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (RHGPo)

92 I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?
Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)


You are trying to introduce logic to this discussion. Rookie mistake.

Posted by: blaster at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (ASVTS)

93 Dumb.

Most of the "White" churches that existed decades ago are gone. The few left - before the non-profits forced them out altogether - do what they can in as far as operating food pantries, providing household goods, etc.

OTOH, Universal Unitarian and Quaker can step right on up. They've played with the NAACP for many, many years.

Posted by: L - If they do it with you, they'll do it to you, too at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (GshMh)

94 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declared reparations are due now to compensate for the trans-Atlantic slave trade as a way to tackle “its legacy” in today’s society, including “systemic racism and white supremacy.” ...
Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (RHGPo)
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LOL. UN. Get fucked.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:32 PM (6bTRc)

95 92 I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?
Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)

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Jefferson was challenged to prove that slavery was more cost effective than free labor.

He never completed the analysis.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:32 PM (GBKbO)

96 Jesus warned specifically about these "pastors":

“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves." Matt 7:15

These evil people wear Christ's mantle but want nothing to do with Him.

Posted by: Formerly Virginian at March 27, 2024 02:32 PM (JMAcK)

97 WTF did they come up with that figure, being as how math is rasis?

Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 02:32 PM (pohLc)

98 74 I've been reading a history of Russia/Catherine the Great and one of the things I learned was the serfs there, many millions of them, were essentially slaves, not peasant indentured servants as I thought. They were usually tied to the land but could be bought and sold by owners who had absolute rights to punish, approve marriage, break up families, assign their duties, choose them for house servant, skilled laborers or work them to death in the fields, etc.... Most lived a short, miserable life but lucky few rose upward and were occasionally set free. Just like American slaves.

Catherine started breaking up the system but it lingered long after her and eventually collapsed.

So their descendants there are still bitter about this and demanding reparations, right?
Posted by: Ripley at March 27, 2024 02:28 PM (JojsZ)
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In Russia, "serf" didn't mean what it did in W Europe; that is, they were effectively slaves. I have read that this was a late development; that generally serfdom spread and the status of serfs fell in E Europe just as it was dying, and their status rising, in W Europe. But I really don't know Russia much.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:33 PM (1bNHn)

99 I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?

Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)

It's a terrible economic system that kills the wages of freemen. It creates an oligarchy among the slaveholders, but those tend to go broke due to the human tendency to forget to take maintenance costs into account, not just purchase price of an asset.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 02:33 PM (XjtdB)

100 How about plane tickets to Haiti?

Posted by: Picric at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (13tTk)

101 I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?
Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)

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Jefferson was challenged to prove that slavery was more cost effective than free labor.

He never completed the analysis.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison


Slavery favored the big planters with their latifundia. They're the ones who really kept it going. The small family farmers couldn't compete with them because of it.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (9yWhg)

102 70 Reparations were paid in full at Antietam.
Posted by: Stonewall at March 27, 2024 02:26 PM (UHaDd)
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You mean Sharpsburg, you Yankee bastard!
Posted by: We're going to re-fight it anyway, so I'm just getting the ball rolling at March 27, 2024 02:27 PM

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Bull Run, Manassas, Petertayter, Pertahter. Do y'all have any idea what my window glazing bill was?

Posted by: Farmer Brawner at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (wzAuc)

103 Being born in America is your "reparations"

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (sQu4G)

104 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declared reparations are due now to compensate for the trans-Atlantic slave trade as a way to tackle “its legacy” in today’s society

The Muslim slave trade was far larger than the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (YAtuc)

105 They should hit up Joel Osteen. He has the cash, but something tells me he won't give them any.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (pohLc)

106 I had no idea Boston had so many Southern Baptists...

Posted by: gourmand du jour at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (MeG8a)

107 The United States banned slave importation before Britain did ( not by much and they also banned slavery at the same time)

Posted by: Jon Stewart at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (WmV84)

108 83 I wonder - how do they explain the relative poverty of slave states versus the wealth on no slave states?

I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?
Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law
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In the established slave states on the East Coast, slavery essentially acted as illegal immigration did--it destroyed the value of white laborers, tradesmen, and artisans. So they moved either North or West--sometimes both in response. So you got the same economy as Latin America and about the same politics in slave states. Very rich landed people with slaves, poor whites driven to parts of the state not amenable to slave plantation economies, and slaves.

As you went west, the less settled states were more open but the seaboard states had economies that were like California's. They were driving everyone productive out by the slave economy.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:35 PM (uf8KX)

109 91 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declared reparations are due now to compensate for the trans-Atlantic slave trade as a way to tackle “its legacy” in today’s society, including “systemic racism and white supremacy.”
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Guterres, that's Spanish sounding name. He should go to Spain and tell them to fork up for their explicit promotion of slave trade in the new world. In fact, he should set example and forfeit his wealth first.

Posted by: Braenyard at March 27, 2024 02:35 PM (btjTs)

110 Have you ever noticed that when people wish they lived in Medieval Times they never wish to be a 'serf' ?

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:35 PM (RHGPo)

111 OK, I'll pay reparations to peeps who were never slaves. As soon as they pay me for lost income for not being slaves.

Duh

Posted by: Duh at March 27, 2024 02:35 PM (Ahg10)

112 They need another George Floyd incident to resurrect a new BLM reparations movement.

I'm still sickened to see how many people were duped by BLM.

Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (NpAcC)

113 Catherine started breaking up the system but it lingered long after her and eventually collapsed.

Catherine also conquered Crimea, because the main economic activity of the Crimean Tartars was slave-trading Slavs.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (YAtuc)

114 84 Oh wait I found it
#11 Charge your brother what their great grandfather owed your great grandfather

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (fwDg9)

115 83 I wonder - how do they explain the relative poverty of slave states versus the wealth on no slave states?

I mean if slavery was such an engine of prosperity, why does every country that practiced it end up broke?
Posted by: El Mariachi Attorney at Law at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (ARlwA)
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Marc Bloch, in his book about slavery and serfdom says that the greater productivity of serfs was a result of their greater freedom. And made it a good deal for their lords, even though the latter lost ownership.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (1bNHn)

116 There is slavery going on in Libya right now. Like actual public slave auctions. Nobody cares or says shit.

Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (iFTx/)

117 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres

We'll get right on that, just as soon as Portugal pays reparations to every black person in Brazil.

Posted by: Archimedes at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (CsUN+)

118 Emperor Alexander II freed the serfs in 1861.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (9yWhg)

119 Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (uf8KX)

This. Dredd Scott is underappreciated as a focal point. As well as the expansion of slave states to the west.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (XjtdB)

120 116 There is slavery going on in Libya right now. Like actual public slave auctions. Nobody cares or says shit.
Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (iFTx/)

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Until the establishment decides that it will be the next money pit.

Then we'll all have to care.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (GBKbO)

121 And got assassinated for his troubles 20 years later.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:37 PM (9yWhg)

122 White Man's Burden.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 02:37 PM (lf83v)

123 Church Of England Told To Invest Billion Pounds Over Slavery
An advisory group has urged the Church of England to raise its fund for redressing slavery to 10 times of its current worth. The church set up the fund after it admitted it had invested in the African slave trade.

An independent Oversight Group on Monday said the Church of England should increase funds earmarked for redressing its historical ties to slavery. Experts advising the church are calling for funding to rise tenfold, up to 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion, €1.17 billion). The Church of England is the mother church of global Anglicanism, which counts some 85 million members around the world.
https://tinyurl.com/ycx3pn6c

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 02:37 PM (2yu8s)

124 U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the veteran Portuguese Socialist said past colonial powers “laid the foundations for a violent discrimination system based on white supremacy that still echoes today.

.. half of all of the Atlantic slave trade (over 5 million) went to Portuguese destinations

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:37 PM (RHGPo)

125 Emperor Alexander II freed the serfs in 1861.

And became known as the "Tsar-Liberator" as a result.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:37 PM (YAtuc)

126 Have you ever noticed that when people wish they lived in Medieval Times they never wish to be a 'serf' ?
Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:35 PM (RHGPo)
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Of course not! It's much more fun to be a knight errant, righting wrongs, slaying dragons, and rescuing damsels in distress...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (7fElN)

127 Send them some Union bones from the bodies of Northeastern boys buried at Antietam.

No race grifters, you owe Boston.

Posted by: MATT GRAVER at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (DGlaL)

128 half of all of the Atlantic slave trade (over 5 million) went to Portuguese destinations
Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:31 PM (RHGPo)

It's definitely obnoxious that they and Spain get a pass on slavery.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (XjtdB)

129 BTW, I may be one of the few who might actually owe reparations. My early American ancestors were NH, MA, and CT (and later, NY), and overwhelmingly seafaring. Which means they probably did trade in slaves. (And kill whales, too.)

But I can't afford it.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (1bNHn)

130 Interesting they demand 15 billion for reparations, not feeding the homeless or helping sick children or the elderly.

Someone should maybe point this out.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (sQu4G)

131 .. half of all of the Atlantic slave trade (over 5 million) went to Portuguese destinations

And more slaves were imported into Jamaica than into the Thirteen Colonies.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (YAtuc)

132 Priests of the Temples of Syrinx >>> Priests of the Cult of Woke

Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (JunzL)

133 110 Have you ever noticed that when people wish they lived in Medieval Times they never wish to be a 'serf' ?

well, there is certainly a dearth of tiktok videos with wimmins complaining about how men are unwilling to give them serf treatment these days.

Posted by: anachronda at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (v3pYe)

134 I bet Meghan Markle is all in favor of this reparations bullshit.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (9yWhg)

135 Where is one of these “white churches” they refer to?

Posted by: Montec at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (4+s9S)

136 Interesting they demand 15 billion for reparations, not feeding the homeless or helping sick children or the elderly.
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Lottery tickets and Newports ain't gonna sell themselves, ya know.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (lf83v)

137 120 116 There is slavery going on in Libya right now. Like actual public slave auctions. Nobody cares or says shit.
Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (iFTx/)

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Until the establishment decides that it will be the next money pit.

Then we'll all have to care.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (GBKbO)
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Maybe. But I think admitting that Muslims are publicly auctioning off black slaves in 2024 might be a step too far for any narrative or money-grab.

Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (iFTx/)

138 Slavery favored the big planters with their latifundia. They're the ones who really kept it going. The small family farmers couldn't compete with them because of it.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM
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True. My forbears of fighting age all ran for the hills rather than go die in a ditch for those Lowcountry fops. And nobody informed on them, either.

Posted by: SloPitch Whiffer at March 27, 2024 02:40 PM (wzAuc)

139 The British Government Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has been accused of “vastly overstating” the economic benefits of mass migration by overvaluing the expected salaries earned by so-called skilled migrants, a report from a think tank claimed. The OBR, a non-departmental public body established by former finance chief George Osbourne in 2010 to provide supposedly independent economic forecasts and analysis of public finances, overestimated the expected tax contributions from migration by £6 billion according to a report from the Centre for Migration Control (CMC).

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 02:40 PM (RHGPo)

140 137 Maybe. But I think admitting that Muslims are publicly auctioning off black slaves in 2024 might be a step too far for any narrative or money-grab.
Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (iFTx/)

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Who knows what narrative the establishment will be on by 2026?

An Islamist could suicide bomb Obama and suddenly the War on Terror is to be fought vigorously.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:40 PM (GBKbO)

141 I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that using the term "white churches" isn't the best approach if your goal is to claim the moral high ground.

Then again, if we are going to work this out I'm going to need some changes. When an accountant says you are in the black, it is supposedly a good thing indicating that your finances are solid/good. Since, a vast majority of black Americans are in such dire need of funds, I suggest changing the term to "in the white." Similarly, "in the Red" has negative connotations on Native Americans, but is accurate none the less. Carry on.

Posted by: Orson at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (dIske)

142 107 The United States banned slave importation before Britain did ( not by much and they also banned slavery at the same time)
Posted by: Jon Stewart

It happened as soon as it could via the Constitution, 1808 and Thomas Jefferson, slaveholder, signed it into law. Britain did not have slavery in the British Islands and when a test case came up, the British Court systems in Somerset v Stuart ruled that while slavery might be allowed in British colonies, it could not exist on the Home Islands as contrary to natural law. The ruling is partly commemorated in Rule Brittania. I think slavery ended after lobbying by a former slave trader turned Christian--same guy that wrote Amazing Grace, and others in 1832.

At the time of the Civil War, both British and US warships were off the coast of Africa looking to intercept slave trader ships and return the people back to their societies.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (uf8KX)

143 Ugh, Former Vice President Sponge Brain Shit Pants is going to be at a fundraiser right across from the building where I work tomorrow. There goes my commute.

FJB

Posted by: Scuba_Dude at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (4q/mG)

144 When Brangelina named a kid "Shiloh", my wife came up with the idea that we name one Manassas. But, as she said, "Her daddy's a Yankee, so he calls her Bull Run."

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (1bNHn)

145 It's definitely obnoxious that they and Spain get a pass on slavery.

Slavery was widespread in Puerto Rico and the Spanish colonies on the southern Atlantic seaboard by the mid-Sixteenth Century, yet idiots pretend that slavery only began in North America in 1619.

They wanted to bash the English, not the Spanish.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (YAtuc)

146 140 137 Maybe. But I think admitting that Muslims are publicly auctioning off black slaves in 2024 might be a step too far for any narrative or money-grab.
Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:39 PM (iFTx/)

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Who knows what narrative the establishment will be on by 2026?

An Islamist could suicide bomb Obama and suddenly the War on Terror is to be fought vigorously.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:40 PM (GBKbO)
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The next big money-grab is going to be rebuilding Gaza. Count on it.

Posted by: Elric Blade at March 27, 2024 02:42 PM (iFTx/)

147 Correcting an earlier statement. Mr. Guterres is Portuguese.
The Portuguese were the first Europeans to establish and merchandise the slave trade in the western world.

"The Portuguese monarchy secured monopoly over the slave trade along the African coast with the promulgation of the Papal Bulls (1452–1456). They gave the Portuguese crown authorization to raid and trade exclusively, unlike other European powers that did not enjoy the same privilege. One of King João II of Portugal’s (1481–1495) projects was to establish several trading posts along the African coast,"

So, pony up Portugal.

Posted by: Braenyard at March 27, 2024 02:42 PM (btjTs)

148 Man I sure do like Mondays,, WHEN THEY'RE MANIC!!

LETS DANCE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHP6f6MQ_sA

Posted by: Jimmy Carter at March 27, 2024 02:42 PM (X4yCj)

149 The United States banned slave importation before Britain did ( not by much and they also banned slavery at the same time)
Posted by: Jon Stewart at March 27, 2024 02:34 PM (WmV84)

US naval forces enforced the ban on slave importation with anti-slavery patrols. The British did end slavery in their sugar colonies with reparations - vast sums of lucre paid to the slave owners.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 02:42 PM (rj6Yv)

150 I'm sure abortion's gonna end voluntarily too.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:42 PM (sQu4G)

151 17 How about Repatriation instead of Reparations? I would venture it would be cheaper.
Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:17 PM

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Sierra Leone could definitely use some of that nation-building expertise.

Posted by: SloPitch Whiffer at March 27, 2024 02:43 PM (wzAuc)

152 .. half of all of the Atlantic slave trade (over 5 million) went to Portuguese destinations

And more slaves were imported into Jamaica than into the Thirteen Colonies.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at March 27, 2024 02:38 PM (YAtuc)


Slaves, sugar cane/molasses, rum was the real engine of the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade, and explains those there stats.

Posted by: naturalfake at March 27, 2024 02:43 PM (nFnyb)

153 there's an old saying for this.....kiss my a**.

Posted by: vic at March 27, 2024 02:43 PM (A5THL)

154 Ugh, Former Vice President Sponge Brain Shit Pants is going to be at a fundraiser right across from the building where I work tomorrow. There goes my commute.

FJB
Posted by: Scuba_Dude at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (4q/mG)


Yo, Scoooooooooob!

Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (JunzL)

155 Papal Bulls

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My wife loves them.

Posted by: David French at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (4+s9S)

156
Slavery? I thought Boston was all about beans.
Maybe the hispanics have a prior claim!?

Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (pSotA)

157 End Wokeness
@EndWokeness

BREAKING: NBC confirms that Trump will be attending the wake for Officer Diller in NYC tomorrow.

Diller was kiIIed by a career criminal with 21 previous arrests and nine felony charges.

Still no comment from Biden or the WH.

https://tinyurl.com/fr3hetyw

Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (NpAcC)

158 142 107 The United States banned slave importation before Britain did ( not by much and they also banned slavery at the same time)
Posted by: Jon Stewart

It happened as soon as it could via the Constitution, 1808 and Thomas Jefferson, slaveholder, signed it into law. Britain did not have slavery in the British Islands and when a test case came up, the British Court systems in Somerset v Stuart ruled that while slavery might be allowed in British colonies, it could not exist on the Home Islands as contrary to natural law. The ruling is partly commemorated in Rule Brittania. I think slavery ended after lobbying by a former slave trader turned Christian--same guy that wrote Amazing Grace, and others in 1832.

At the time of the Civil War, both British and US warships were off the coast of Africa looking to intercept slave trader ships and return the people back to their societies.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:41 PM (uf8KX)
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Rule Britannia is much too early for that to be the case. By about 30 years.

It is notable that the one country the RN didn't interfere with was Portugal. They, and they alone, could continue when the Brits got serious. Comes from the long alliance.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (1bNHn)

159 $15 billion? How many is that if you divide by $20?

Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (fTPkU)

160 _______

The next big money-grab is going to be rebuilding Gaza. Count on it.

Posted by: Elric Blade
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Resorts, Hotels, yacht docks, night clubs, floor shows, and carnivals for the kids. A jewel of the Med.

Posted by: Braenyard at March 27, 2024 02:45 PM (btjTs)

161 Boston was built on slavery?

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"I don't care what the white man says
Sam Adams was a black slave ..."

Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 02:45 PM (+/mMT)

162 150 I'm sure abortion's gonna end voluntarily too.
Posted by: ...
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Same song, another verse. Those that want to kill babies and those that don't.

Humans are incredibly adept about perverting what they want into universal justice for all. One of Stan's favorites is inversion--make sinful behavior into a virtue.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:45 PM (uf8KX)

163 159 $15 billion? How many is that if you divide by $20?
Posted by: Eromero at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM (fTPkU)

Same as in town.

Posted by: Montec at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (4+s9S)

164 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

165 they hold gay and trans weddings every weekend, and endlessly promote The Narrative. So I don't really mind if they get suckered out of their money.
Posted by: gauva


I have bad news; They aren't going to stop there.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (IG4Id)

166 There were ways to end it peaceably but the elites in the North and South were opposed to that outcome apparently.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:30 PM (uf8KX)

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Yes it was primarily an "elite" problem. The vast majority of the benefit of slavery was to the large, very rich landholders. I hope those people are burning in Hell for burdening the country for centuries just so they could enjoy their filthy lucre.

Posted by: MAGA_Ken at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (++4z6)

167 164 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

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That math...

But we don't do math...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (GBKbO)

168 There is slavery going on in Libya right now. Like actual public slave auctions. Nobody cares or says shit.
Posted by: Elric Blade

I know, right?

Hillary

Posted by: Steve_in_SoCal at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (JkCto)

169 164 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

Ummm, this is why this board doesn't do Math...

Posted by: Nova Local at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (exHjb)

170 164 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

AOC,
Is that you?

Posted by: Montec at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (4+s9S)

171 WTF did they come up with that figure, being as how math is rasis?
Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 02:32 PM (poh
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Math isn't racist, but traditional western mathematics instruction methods often are. But to your point, the figure they quoted is nowhere near enough.

The average monthly wage of a farm laborer in the American south in ranged from $14.06 to $15.53 in 1860, so call it $14.80 per month. In 2024 dollars, that would be around $555 per month, so that is $6,600 per year. Assume a 50-year working life of a slave, and that slave's labor is worth about $333,000 in 2024 dollars, assuming no inflation over the slave's lifetime. That's the appropriate starting point, and even that is a bad start because it does not take into account the intergenerational trauma of slavery.

There are about 336,000 Black people in Greater Boston, with about 130,000 of them in Boston Proper. The minimum compensation of the equivalent cash value of just *one* lifetime's slave labor would total $43.3 billion - for Boston Proper *alone.*

Posted by: Your Kid's Economics Professor at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (6bTRc)

172 So, it’s not about the money after all?

Posted by: Deplorable Minion at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (fntvd)

173 TJM, how’s the kitchen work coming?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (9yWhg)

174 If you are accusing other people of being the racist in the room, you are probably the racist in the room.

Posted by: Leeotis at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (QfIbr)

175 It's definitely obnoxious that they and Spain get a pass on slavery.

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(Looks at watch) I'm calling it a night. See you back at the ranch.

Posted by: Portugal at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (wzAuc)

176 Other than the apostate denominations and for Big Box American Religion (which is basically a DIY theology that just happens to have a love interest named 'Jesus') most Christians believe Genesis 1-11 to be true, not allegory, neither myth and that the Creation is less than seven thousand years old, and all of the human race has a common ancestor in Adam, and more recently though Noah. Therefore, there are no separate and distinct "races" so there can be no such thing as "racism".

OTOH, there is cultural bigotry, and that is absolutely necessary in order for any civilization to thrive and grow.

And for those who reject Creationism and pretend they are the result of Goo To You Via The Zoo, look no further than the 1KGP where through genetics the conclusion is that we are far more related to each other than we think.

Also there are more genetic differences between siblings than there are between the so-called "races".

Racism is a social invention by those who profit from it.

Posted by: Unknown Drip Under Pressure at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (TfEvu)

177 154 Yo, Scoooooooooob!
Posted by: Doof at March 27, 2024 02:44 PM



Doooooooooof!! How are ya?

Posted by: Scuba_Dude at March 27, 2024 02:49 PM (Oq/TM)

178 The reason Spain and Portugal continued with slavery when the rest of W Europe had given it up* is pretty much that they were living right next to the Mahometans. It's a bit much to expect people who get enslaved whenever they lose, not to do the same when they win.

And at the time of the Papal Bull, literally every one of the coastal lands they had discovered was - you guessed it - inhabited by followers of the Prophet. It wasn't until the mid 1400s they reached the pagan lands.

*Granted, the Anglo Saxons only because they were conquered.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:49 PM (1bNHn)

179 173 TJM, how’s the kitchen work coming?
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (9yWhg)

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Bare space now. Not even the backsplash. The fridge is still plugged up, which is nice.

Plumber came to look at gas hookups and he's going to have a cut a hole down our bedroom closet to get the line from the manifold to the new gas range, so that's nice.

Cooking on hot plates in the garage for a bit.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (GBKbO)

180 The next big money-grab is going to be rebuilding Gaza. Count on it.

Posted by: Elric Blade
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Resorts, Hotels, yacht docks, night clubs, floor shows, and carnivals for the kids. A jewel of the Med.
Posted by: Braenyard


Needs a good BBQ Restaurant like Salt Lick.

Posted by: rickb223 at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (2tMef)

181 Off unfunny sock

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (WmV84)

182 If you are accusing other people of being the racist in the room, you are probably the racist in the room.
Posted by: Leeotis at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (QfIbr)

I swear I've never tried to upvote an AOS comment until just now

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (sQu4G)

183 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

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That math...

But we don't do math...
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (GBKbO)


I think that's some of that 15 Dimensional Math.

It's too smart for me!

Posted by: naturalfake at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (nFnyb)

184 If you are accusing other people of being the racist in the room, you are probably the racist in the room.

Their Accusations Are Their Confessions.

Posted by: Unknown Drip Under Pressure at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (TfEvu)

185 Add up all the welfare paid out over the past 60 years and I think we can call it even,

Posted by: Montec at March 27, 2024 02:51 PM (4+s9S)

186 This bikini brunette on the beach cordially invites the race pimps to blow it out their collective asses:
http://tiny.cc/nwokxz

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 02:51 PM (6bTRc)

187 The next big money-grab is going to be rebuilding Gaza. Count on it.

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BREAKING: F. Joe Signs Multi-Trillion Dollar Executive Order; "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of building a bridge between Baltimore and Gaza on which I can safely ride Amtrak."

Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 02:51 PM (+/mMT)

188 Plumber came to look at gas hookups and he's going to have a cut a hole down our bedroom closet to get the line from the manifold to the new gas range, so that's nice.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (GBKbO)

Do you know who ELSE had a hole in his bedroom closet?



Jonah Goldberg.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (sQu4G)

189 and all of the human race has a common ancestor in Adam


Actually, evolutionists also believe that all human beings are related, just not through Adam.

The common relatedness of all human beings is the one thing that both Creationists and Evolutionists agree on, if not the source of that relatedness.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (9yWhg)

190
Give them their $15B in George Floyd money.
You know, like that piece of paper he used to pay the convenience store owner.

You takes a piece of paper, and you scrawl $15B on it. Give it to them.
Shazam! They can split it any way that they want.

Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (pSotA)

191 Boston? Reparations? Those are the same people that didn't put bollards around their most important bridge posts in the region.
They don't know how to take care of what they have.

Posted by: Braenyard at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (btjTs)

192 Cooking on hot plates in the garage for a bit.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (GBKbO)

Should temporarily change your name to TheJamesMadison, cooking with Charlie Kelly

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (KbCG3)

193 Slave Trade Act 1807
1807 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Act of Parliament 47 Geo. 3 session 1 c. 36
The Slave Trade Act 1807, officially An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom prohibiting the slave trade in the British Empire. Although it did not abolish the practice of slavery, it encouraged British action to press other nation states to abolish their own slave trades. It took effect on 1 May 1807, after 18 years of trying to pass an abolition bill.
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British abolitionists had actively opposed the transatlantic trade in African people since the 1770s. (Several abolitionist petitions organized in 1833 alone collectively garnered the support of 1.3 million signatories.) Such antislavery views spread to Upper Canada (later Canada West), influencing the passage there of the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery, the first such legislation in the British colonies.

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (2yu8s)

194 Plumber came to look at gas hookups and he's going to have a cut a hole down our bedroom closet to get the line from the manifold to the new gas range, so that's nice.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (GBKbO)


Is your home foundation or pier and beam?

Posted by: naturalfake at March 27, 2024 02:53 PM (nFnyb)

195 F. Joe Signs Multi-Trillion Dollar Executive Order; "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of building a bridge between Baltimore and Gaza on which I can safely ride Amtrak."
______

“We have plans to build a railroad from the Pacific all the way across the Indian Ocean”.

- Joe Biden, June 15, 2023

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 02:53 PM (lf83v)

196 Cooking on hot plates in the garage for a bit.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:50 PM (GBKbO)

A two-burner butane camp stove might be a good investment.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 02:53 PM (rj6Yv)

197 176 Other than the apostate denominations and for Big Box American Religion (which is basically a DIY theology that just happens to have a love interest named 'Jesus') most Christians believe Genesis 1-11 to be true, not allegory, neither myth and that the Creation is less than seven thousand years old, and all of the human race has a common ancestor in Adam, and more recently though Noah. Therefore, there are no separate and distinct "races" so there can be no such thing as "racism".

OTOH, there is cultural bigotry, and that is absolutely necessary in order for any civilization to thrive and grow.

...

Also there are more genetic differences between siblings than there are between the so-called "races".

Racism is a social invention by those who profit from it.
Posted by: Unknown Drip Under Pressure at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (TfEvu)
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Uh, no. Unless you redefine "Christians" in No True Scotsman manner, that is simply false. And it's not new, either. Augustine didn't believe in 6 days' creation.

And the point about siblings is absurd.

Posted by: Eeyore at March 27, 2024 02:53 PM (1bNHn)

198 Rule Britannia is much too early for that to be the case. By about 30 years.

It is notable that the one country the RN didn't interfere with was Portugal. They, and they alone, could continue when the Brits got serious. Comes from the long alliance.
Posted by: Eeyore

You are correct.

Somerset clarified that in the home islands, English contract law, common law and the lack of a statutory authorization by Parliament did not permit slavery. Somerset involved a Jamaican planter who brought their slave to UK and then expected to leave with him. The case set up the once free always free difference between municipal law and fundamental law.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:54 PM (uf8KX)

199 Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 02:51 PM (+/mMT)

Dude....

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:54 PM (sQu4G)

200 When I was but an Wee Tyke I wanted a 'pet slave', but Mom said no ... I got a goldfish and a parakeet instead. Then the cat got 'em both ... I was forever damaged.

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 02:54 PM (ayRl+)

201 It's holy for the churches to comply.

After all, wasn't it Christ himself who advised the faith to "render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's?" In the modern context, this means cooperation with the government!

Posted by: Your Kid's Divinity Professor at March 27, 2024 02:55 PM (6bTRc)

202 Did you really think that you'd get to ride the bloated corpse of obese drug addict and thug George Floyd forever?


So, they're building a Disney World in Boston?

I guess George Floyd will be the new Space Mountain.
Posted by: naturalfake

Nah... that Bre'er Rabbit ride. Instead of riding on hollowed out logs you ride a Bloated Floyd.

Disney can even add in their olfactory magic.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 02:56 PM (3vcct)

203 When I was but an Wee Tyke I wanted a 'pet slave', but Mom said no ... I got a goldfish and a parakeet instead.
________

That's good, because the goldfish and parakeet won't constantly ask to borrow money for bus fare, smell like weed and bring skanky ass friends around at 2 a.m.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 02:57 PM (lf83v)

204
"In the modern context, this means cooperation with the government!"

In the modern context, the government works for me. Not vice versa.
I'm Caesar, you're Caesar.

Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 02:57 PM (pSotA)

205 After all, wasn't it Christ himself who advised the faith to "render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's?" In the modern context, this means cooperation with the government!
Posted by: Your Kid's Divinity Professor at March 27, 2024 02:55 PM (6bTRc)

Jesus co-operated with the government, and on the third day, He arose from the dead.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 02:57 PM (rj6Yv)

206 DOCTOR Jill Biden just compared Florida's alleged "Don't Say Gay" law to Nazi Germany.

She also said:

"Before World War II, I'm told, Berlin was the center of LGBTQ culture in Europe."


Which is why everyone voted for a failed painter.

Posted by: Ian S. at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (2ocoG)

207 Wasn't the Great Molasses Flood take place in Boston?

And isn't molasses black?

So, doesn't that even the score?

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (9yWhg)

208 I guess George Floyd will be the new Space Mountain.
__________

Do NOT go into the Hoop House!

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (lf83v)

209
BREAKING: F. Joe Signs Multi-Trillion Dollar Executive Order; "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of building a bridge between Baltimore and Gaza on which I can safely ride Amtrak."
Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 02:51 PM (+/mMT)

Breaking Dooms Day Prediction Gird Thy Lions People:

Discount chain Dollar Tree has announced it will raise its price cap to $7 for some store items.

During a recent fourth-quarter earnings call, CEO of Dollar Tree Rick Dreiling shared, “This year, across 3,000 stores, we expect to expand our multi-price assortment by over 300 items at price points ranging from $1.50 to $7.”

Due to the ongoing inflation under the Biden administration, Dollar Tree was previously forced to raise their prices from $1 to $1.25 in 2021.

The $7 price cap will be implemented in the fourth quarter, and at the beginning of June, a $5 price cap will be temporarily set.

Posted by: I'm Gumby Damn It! at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (pqOO2)

210 Yes it was primarily an "elite" problem. The vast majority of the benefit of slavery was to the large, very rich landholders. I hope those people are burning in Hell for burdening the country for centuries just so they could enjoy their filthy lucre.
Posted by: MAGA_Ken

Some people across the ages and societies always want someone else to do their dirtywork for them--preferably for free. These are the sorts of demented mislabeled libertarians that believe such arrangement benefit society at large and is always a threat to liberty within society itself. It sets up distortions in society that require massive government or allowance of private enforcement of labor laws to prop up.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (uf8KX)

211 #193 andycanuck conveniently omits that his government enslaved EVERYONE when they got involved in the Great War and then shortly after that WW2 and Vietnam, Covid and now the Cultural War. Orwell was a warning not a 'how to' manual. Trudeau is a character out of a Stephen King novel.

Pot with cold water + frog.

Posted by: torabora at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (+80Yi)

212 167 164 15 billion would be enough to give every man woman and child in America 1 million each.
Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:46 PM (sQu4G)

========

That math...

But we don't do math...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:47 PM (GBKbO)
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Well use your bloody sliderule, it doesn't need batteries!
/s

Posted by: Ciampino -- belli, bello, bello .. at March 27, 2024 02:59 PM (qfLjt)

213 White church members helped end slavery and helped slaves get to safe areas. Plus all those white guys killed trying to end it.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at March 27, 2024 02:59 PM (yeEu9)

214 Well, in the age we live in, we can all declare and identify as black now. Where's my money? Mo money! Mo money!

In a move no one could have seen coming, this past weekend, a trans-fake woman won the women's national heavyweight championship in Reno Nevada. How brave!

Posted by: Cheri at March 27, 2024 02:59 PM (oiNtH)

215 Do these people even understand just how stupid this has all become?
Posted by: Diogenes
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When one's psyche has been formed by a socio-political idealogy, rationality is no longer an influence.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (XeU6L)

216 After all, wasn't it Christ himself who advised the faith to "render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's?" In the modern context, this means cooperation with the government!
Posted by: Your Kid's Divinity Professor at March 27, 2024 02:55 PM (6bTRc)

Yes! Why just this week I told our assembled after the Shemale Dance N Skin group had left that I was preaching on how to incorporate Marx into their family daily prayers and that purple hair color on women over 60 was sexy and fun! I also told everyone to get their boosters and always obey our democrat run government!

Posted by: Reverend Martha Lesbean, LGQTBXYZ Advocate And Wiccan at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (9KyZG)

217 207 Wasn't the Great Molasses Flood take place in Boston?

And isn't molasses black?

So, doesn't that even the score?
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 02:58 PM (9yWhg)

Your damned straight it does!

Posted by: Zombie Joe Kennedy Sr. at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (pqOO2)

218 "Before World War II, I'm told, Berlin was the center of LGBTQ culture in Europe."
_________

Who "told" you that, Jill? Ernst Röhm?

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (lf83v)

219 Emperor Alexander II freed the serfs in 1861.

And became known as the "Tsar-Liberator" as a result.
Posted by: The ARC of History!
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The Poles would disagree. The Russians sent their fleets to Northern ports in 1863. It was taken as a show of support, but they were actually just trying to keep them from getting bottled up in Russian ports if the French and British went to war over them putting down the Polish revolt.

Posted by: Biff Pocoroba at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (Dm8we)

220 $15 billion could build a very fancy trebuchet to rid ourselves of this problem for good.

Posted by: Rbastid at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (AsrUP)

221 If you are accusing other people of being the racist in the room, you are probably the racist in the room.

Posted by: Leeotis at March 27, 2024 02:48 PM (QfIbr)

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I went to Jr. High & High School (and later briefly worked) with a great kid & amazing athlete named LeeOtis.

If it's you, you know who I am ...

Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (EPdFi)

222
This. Dredd Scott is underappreciated as a focal point. As well as the expansion of slave states to the west.
Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at March 27, 2024 02:36 PM (XjtdB)

Yup. It's easy to turn your back on other's evil ways until they make you the enforcer of them through the courts.

Posted by: Auspex at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (j4U/Z)

223 Suure.

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 03:01 PM (2yu8s)

224 "We will pay you if you move to North Korean and burn your US passports."
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, fighting zombies with George A. Romero at March 27, 2024 02:15 PM (GBKbO)


Dennis Rodman aside, I don't think North Korea is really down with the bruthas.

Posted by: I used to have a different nic at March 27, 2024 03:01 PM (zhLdt)

225 Slavery? *yawn*
Did Mayo Pete fix the bridge yet?

Posted by: wth at March 27, 2024 03:01 PM (v0R5T)

226 I keep trying to send all my paper money to the guys who have their pictures on it, but they keep getting returned as "Address Unknown."

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:01 PM (9yWhg)

227 Yes! Why just this week I told our assembled after the Shemale Dance N Skin group had left that I was preaching on how to incorporate Marx into their family daily prayers and that purple hair color on women over 60 was sexy and fun! I also told everyone to get their boosters and always obey our democrat run government!
Posted by: Reverend Martha Lesbean, LGQTBXYZ Advocate And Wiccan at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (9KyZG)
++++
I know a college-educated girl when I read one!

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (6bTRc)

228 According to "How Many Slaves landed in the US?" by Henry Louis gates jr of "BeerGate" fame:

12.5 million African were shipped to the New World

10.7 million survived the trip.

5+ million went to Portuguese destinations

388,000 were shipped directly to North America

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (RHGPo)

229 205 After all, wasn't it Christ himself who advised the faith to "render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's?" In the modern context, this means cooperation with the government!
Posted by: Your Kid's Divinity Professor

Which is about as far from the actual situation as possible. It was a hypothetical question before a religious gathering designed to trap Jesus as either being a revolutionary out to get rid of the Romans or denying the Lord. Didn't work as he threaded the needle by noting the visage of Caesar on the coin and that you had to render up to Caesar what was clearly set up as official coinage of the Roman Empire to pay taxes but you rendered worship to the Lord for your spiritual salvation.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (uf8KX)

230 If I had a slave it would be Karen Gillian, but somehow I think I would be the one taking orders and writing checks...

Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (pohLc)

231 Boy oh boy, if they could get those bucks flowing, the world would be a better place.

United Amalgamation of Spinner Rims, Weaves, Sneakers, and Nail Shops

Posted by: bill in arkansas, not gonna comply with nuttin, waiting for the 0300 knock on the door at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (0EOe9)

232 Interpretation:

New bridge will incorporate Scamtrak. Joepedo is riding on the train IN HIS MIND.

Posted by: torabora at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (+80Yi)

233 Biden's unfettered illegal immigration Typhoon is Making Measles Great Again.

After years of zero Measles cases in IL, last year there were five cases and this year there are 31. All cases are in "migrant shelters" so they can't blame "anti-vaxxers" for this one.

http://tiny.cc/jxokxz

Posted by: bonhomme at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (Odg76)

234 For a few years been suspecting Black churches are moving to Cultural Marxism
Very sadly if so, but then other Christian churches seem to be as well

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (fwDg9)

235 12.5 million African were shipped to the New World
10.7 million survived the trip.
5+ million went to Portuguese destinations
388,000 were shipped directly to North America
Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (RHGPo)
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So you're saying reparations should follow the principle of primogeniture, and should be given only to the oldest living male descendant of a slave?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (6bTRc)

236 @ 226 I keep trying to send all my paper money to the guys who have their pictures on it, but they keep getting returned as "Address Unknown."
____________

Send it to me. I'll make sure it's (ahem) 'taken care of' ...

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (ayRl+)

237 214
In a move no one could have seen coming, this past weekend, a trans-fake woman won the women's national heavyweight championship in Reno Nevada. How brave!

Posted by: Cheri at March 27, 2024 02:59 PM (oiNtH)
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Put like that we all think Boxing, but no, it was weightlifting.

Posted by: Ciampino - belli, bello, bello declined at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (qfLjt)

238 The Poles would disagree. The Russians sent their fleets to Northern ports in 1863. It was taken as a show of support, but they were actually just trying to keep them from getting bottled up in Russian ports if the French and British went to war over them putting down the Polish revolt.
Posted by: Biff Pocoroba at March 27, 2024 03:00 PM (Dm8we)

Alexander II's liberation of the Russian serfs did NOT apply to the Polish serfs.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (rj6Yv)

239 The Poles would disagree. The Russians sent their fleets to Northern ports in 1863. It was taken as a show of support, but they were actually just trying to keep them from getting bottled up in Russian ports if the French and British went to war over them putting down the Polish revolt.
Posted by: Biff Pocoroba


It was the supposed show of support that was boosted by Sumner in his advocacy of the Alaska Purchase.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:03 PM (9yWhg)

240 All I can smell is molasses!

Posted by: just the punchline at March 27, 2024 03:04 PM (2yu8s)

241 I was preaching on how to incorporate Marx into their family daily prayers
Posted by: Reverend Martha Lesbean


Point of order: they will never, ever say 'marx.' That's what they keep hidden at all costs. Some of the acolytes don't even know that's what they are preaching. The adepts do and programmed it that way.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2024 03:04 PM (IG4Id)

242 So you're saying 1 in every 27 African slaves coming to the New World were shipped to North America.

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 03:05 PM (RHGPo)

243 Which is about as far from the actual situation as possible. It was a hypothetical question before a religious gathering designed to trap Jesus as either being a revolutionary out to get rid of the Romans or denying the Lord. Didn't work as he threaded the needle by noting the visage of Caesar on the coin and that you had to render up to Caesar what was clearly set up as official coinage of the Roman Empire to pay taxes but you rendered worship to the Lord for your spiritual salvation.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:02 PM (uf8KX)
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Yes, but that is precisely the kind of nonsense that liberation theologians like to prattle on about.

I once heard - no shit - a college professor advocating for greater welfare and wealth redistribution say, "after all, it was Jesus who said that if you another coat, you should give it to a poor, cold man."

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at March 27, 2024 03:05 PM (6bTRc)

244 Republicans Want the Cold, Dead Hand of Anthony Comstock to Fall on America’s Women. Yesterday’s Supreme Court session was a loud and persistent warning: America needs to pay attention. During oral arguments, the Comstock Act was invoked repeatedly by Sam Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Erin Hawley...arguing before the Court that the abortion drug, Mifepristone, should be banned nationwide.

Anthony Comstock, a Civil War Union soldier and New York Postmaster, died in 1915...mama’s boy who hated sex. His mother died when he was 10 years old and the shock apparently never left him; women who didn’t live up to her ideal were his open and declared enemies, as were pornography, masturbation, and abortion. He was so ignorant of sex and reproduction that he believed a visible human-like fetus developed “within seconds” of sexual intercourse.

[The Comstock Act's] language is not at all ambiguous: The penalty is also not ambiguous. Persons mailing information about abortion, or drugs or devices to produce an abortion:

hall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both, for the first such offense...

Posted by: Intercepted Daily Kos Transmissions brought by the Intrepid AoS Liaison at March 27, 2024 03:05 PM (JCZqz)

245 Pfftt.. You'll get NOTHING and LIKE IT !!!

Posted by: Caddy Shack Judge Smails at March 27, 2024 03:05 PM (pqOO2)

246 Not ONE smidgen.
* Pinches fingers together while squinting*

Posted by: The Lightworker at March 27, 2024 03:05 PM (+80Yi)

247 Augustine didn't believe in 6 days' creation.

Augustine wrote extensively on the topic and through his life he varied from literal to allegorical. He seemed to favor that God Created everything in an instant (never millions of years) and the Genesis narrative was a logical framework for human understanding.

So you are lying.

I also have the receipts on the genetic differences between siblings and "races". I know a thing or two on genetics.

Posted by: Unknown Drip Under Pressure at March 27, 2024 03:06 PM (TfEvu)

248 I was preaching on how to incorporate Marx into their family daily prayers
Posted by: Reverend Martha Lesbean

Well, you can pray for his enlightenment. After all, he does deserve to know how that elephant got into his pajamas.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (9yWhg)

249 God wants you to wash black people's feet.

Posted by: Religious Chicken Sandwich Man at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (aEpvq)

250 They will be changing the name of their stores to
7-11 in the future.

Oh wait.

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (WmV84)

251 Boston was built on slavery?


Huh? And not rock and roll?

Posted by: Jefferson Starship at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (guGkK)

252 Hey! They capitalized "White"!

Posted by: Rob Crawford at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (GcvI9)

253 TODAY!
SpaceX - Falcon 9 - Starlink Group 7-18
SLC-4E - Vandenberg SFBSPACE AFFAIRS
SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, March 27 for a Falcon 9 launch of 22 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
Liftoff is targeted for 7:30 p.m. PDT (02:30 UTC, 03:30 CET March 2.

Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, which will be stationed in the Pacific Ocean.

https://tinyurl.com/bdmwukar

Posted by: Ciampino - Spacial Spatial at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (qfLjt)

254
"after all, it was Jesus who said that if you another coat, you should give it to a poor, cold man."

What I remember reading was that He said that if you don't have a sword, you should sell your coat and buy one.

Swords were the assault rifles of that era.
Their only purpose was for killing people.

Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (pSotA)

255 234 For a few years been suspecting Black churches are moving to Cultural Marxism
Very sadly if so, but then other Christian churches seem to be as well
Posted by: Skip

Go woke and go broke is killing those churches as well but fundamentalist churches are flourishing. It is as trying to meld religion and current society by sanding off the inconvenient contradictory message of books that are remarkably similar for over 2000 years will always fail.

Jefferson's Koran is a perfect example of that tendency.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (uf8KX)

256 Biden's unfettered illegal immigration Typhoon is Making Measles Great Again.

After years of zero Measles cases in IL, last year there were five cases and this year there are 31. All cases are in "migrant shelters" so they can't blame "anti-vaxxers" for this one.

http://tiny.cc/jxokxz
Posted by: bonhomme

NYC and Chicago are the epicenters of measles outbreaks right now. More cases in 3 months this year more than the total number of cases in 2023. TB has been declared a statewide health emergency in CA. Well, duh.

Posted by: Cheri at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (oiNtH)

257 Mohammad the founder of Islam is more of a Christian than this ... "pastor."

Posted by: People's Hippo Voice at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (yikga)

258 42 As soon as we receive the profits of the African families that sold you we will make reparations.

Posted by: Pudinhead at March 27, 2024 02:22 PM (n17eQ)

Hah, I was thinking along similar lines...The should be asking the descendants fo the Africans that sold them into slavery for reparations...Oh wait, they're even poorer!

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (ynpvh)

259
Black and White clergy members met in Roxbury for a press conference intended to be held outside, though it was instead held in the basement of the Resurrection Lutheran Church on Saturday because of rain.

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And that inconvenience is going to cost you another $2,000 in reparations, white people.

Posted by: DNA of the Oppressed at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (dtlw7)

260 256 Biden's unfettered illegal immigration Typhoon is Making Measles Great Again.


Don't forget TB.. It's making a comeback too...

Posted by: It's me donna at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (Akjoo)

261 252 Hey! They capitalized "White"!

Posted by: Rob Crawford at March 27, 2024 03:07 PM (GcvI9)

++++

Only as a courtesy for this one-time proposal.

Posted by: washrivergal at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (F6UFz)

262 Swords were the assault rifles of that era.
Their only purpose was for killing people.
Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (pSotA)

They can also lower your ears.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (pohLc)

263 Never forget that the last race riot over forced integration was in .... Boston.

Posted by: People's Hippo Voice at March 27, 2024 03:09 PM (yikga)

264 My childhood Catholic church wasn't a white church but it did have segregated baptismal fonts.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 03:10 PM (guGkK)

265 257 Mohammad the founder of Islam is more of a Christian than this ... "pastor."

Posted by: People's Hippo Voice at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (yikga)

"I'll try pastor al pastór"--Barbeque, "Head" of Haiti

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at March 27, 2024 03:10 PM (ynpvh)

266 I once heard - no shit - a college professor advocating for greater welfare and wealth redistribution say, "after all, it was Jesus who said that if you another coat, you should give it to a poor, cold man."
Posted by: Joe Mannix
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That type is always full of do as I say, not as I do theology. Tending the poor is an individual responsibility for charity--not one to be ordered about by government.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:10 PM (uf8KX)

267

We built this city
We built this city
We built this city
On whip and chain

Posted by: Boston at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (63Dwl)

268 Scam'em if you got em I guess. Fools one and all.

Posted by: NALNAMSAM at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (c2tU5)

269 Best humorous response to the article in "The Christian Post" on these woke clergy dolts was this:

"I'm from a Jewish background, can I get reparations from Egypt?"

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (XkYcA)

270 For a few years been suspecting Black churches are moving to Cultural Marxism
Very sadly if so, but then other Christian churches seem to be as well


The Pope's a Marxist, the mainline Protestant churches are all hyper-woke, it's by no means only the black churches.

Posted by: Ian S. at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (2ocoG)

271 259 Held in the basement of a Lutheran Church, with coffee and a Jello mold (carrots included) being served.

Posted by: bill in arkansas, not gonna comply with nuttin, waiting for the 0300 knock on the door at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (0EOe9)

272 Also, only black gospel singers were invited to join the choir.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (guGkK)

273 The answers to woke-ism have progressed the same as any "no" in the face of obnoxious hectoring:

1) Eh, no thank you.
2) No.
3) I said no, now please leave me alone.
4) No, and fuck you and the horse you rode in on.
5) *Right hook to the jaw*

Posted by: ballistic at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (oqH4h)

274 That type is always full of do as I say, not as I do theology. Tending the poor is an individual responsibility for charity--not one to be ordered about by government.
Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:10 PM (uf8KX)

It makes more sense once you account for the fact that in the liberal, materialist worldview, government occupies the role of God.

Posted by: Gotta Get That Ol' Time Civic Religion at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (aEpvq)

275 Needs a good BBQ Restaurant like Salt Lick.

Sure, we can banter back and forth about the causes of the Civil War but when the BBQ War gets started, things can get ugly.

Posted by: Oddbob at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (sNc8Y)

276 Swords were the assault rifles of that era.
Their only purpose was for killing people.
Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (pSotA)

They can also lower your ears.
Posted by: Xipe Totec

Nonsense, sir! You can kill all manner of beast with good, Toledo steel! Then, remove an ear to give as a favor to a particularly charming lady!

Posted by: Matador's Union #25 at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (JCZqz)

277 Put like that we all think Boxing, but no, it was weightlifting.
Posted by: Ciampino - belli, bello, bello declined

Oopsies! Thank you for the correction.

Posted by: Cheri at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (oiNtH)

278 I think we need to pay them to leave and renounce their American citizenship.

--

I'd kinda agree to Van Jones' wishes. Give these endless complainers a small chunk of the USA. Their very own few states. Put them all there and let them live in all their glory, not held down by The White Man. Of course, I want to keep the normal blacks with us. But give all the others their own space to destroy themselves. Because they will.

Posted by: Lady in Black at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (mupln)

279 Alright class, the word of the day is "indulgences."

Posted by: The EPA, FDA, etc. at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (fKIdX)

280 "I'm from a Jewish background, can I get reparations from Egypt?"
Posted by: FenelonSpoke

Several years ago, there was a court case somewhere overseas in which someone tried to sue both Italy and Israel for the Crucifixion of Christ.

It got thrown out of court.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (9yWhg)

281 The Pope's a Marxist, the mainline Protestant churches are all hyper-woke, it's by no means only the black churches.
Posted by: Ian S.


Presbyterian Church went woke in '69.

Posted by: rickb223 at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (2tMef)

282 The Pope's a Marxist, the mainline Protestant churches are all hyper-woke, it's by no means only the black churches.
Posted by: Ian S.

Perhaps it's time to consider an alternative?

Posted by: SCIENTOLOGY at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (JCZqz)

283 "Before World War II, I'm told, Berlin was the center of LGBTQ culture in Europe."

Which is why everyone voted for a failed painter.
Posted by: Ian S

We need to teach much much more about the Weimer Republic in schools before we talk about the pendulum swinging back the other way.

As it is, Germany went from humiliating defeat in The Great War to Bad Man Bad Painter without any discussion of their self-debasement that came in between.

Posted by: Itinerant Alley Butcher at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (3vcct)

284 So you're saying that 1 in every 27 African slaves coming to the New World were shipped to North America.

Also, 14 in every 27 African slaves coming to the New World were shipped to Portuguese, Mr Guterres home nation, destinations.

Posted by: SMOD at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (RHGPo)

285 Most slaves caught from Africa went to the Caribbean but mostly to South America

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (fwDg9)

286 253
I should have updated myself before posting .... everything moved to tomorrow.
New Date: Liftoff is targeted for 7:30 p.m. PDT, March 28, (02:30 UTC, 03:30 CET March 29).

Posted by: Ciampino - Spacial Spatial Spazzialee at March 27, 2024 03:13 PM (qfLjt)

287 @ 262 Swords were the assault rifles of that era.
Their only purpose was for killing people.
Posted by: Speller at March 27, 2024 03:08 PM (pSotA)

They can also lower your ears.
_____________________

Ask former 'Secretary' Clinton's ex-Ambassador Christopher Stephens what else he found out swords could do ...

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 03:14 PM (ayRl+)

288 Of course, I want to keep the normal blacks with us. But give all the others their own space to destroy themselves. Because they will.
Posted by: Lady in Black at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (mupln)


New Rwanda has a nice ring to it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at March 27, 2024 03:14 PM (guGkK)

289 > Augustine didn't believe in 6 days' creation.

What makes you think a "day" at the time of Creation is the same amount of time it takes our planet to spin around once? Our understanding of a "day" is entirely Earth-centric. I doubt the Creator of the Universe marks time based on how long our little planet takes to revolve. Genesis is full of allegory and symbolism. It's entirely possible a "day" is also symbolic of a creative period or something similar to that.

Posted by: bonhomme at March 27, 2024 03:14 PM (Odg76)

290 We built this city
We built this city
We built this city
On whip and chain


Augh! Earworm! Let me try to fix it:
"We are the Priests of the Temples of Syrinx"

Posted by: Chuck C at March 27, 2024 03:14 PM (yOPBE)

291 Held in the basement of a Lutheran Church, with coffee and a Jello mold (carrots included) being served.

--

Btw, who was the maniac who thought of putting shredded carrots into Jello molds? No normal person thinks like this!

Posted by: Lady in Black at March 27, 2024 03:14 PM (mupln)

292 YOU'RE NOT GOING TO AMOUNT TO JACK SQUAT !!!

Posted by: Zombie Matt Foley all liquired up of caffine.. at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (pqOO2)

293
My childhood Catholic church wasn't a white church but it did have segregated baptismal fonts.
Posted by: Cicero

=============

Wait, what??

Posted by: Blonde Morticia's phone at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (ZoPrJ)

294 Beau's Town?

* sniff *

That's awful nice of them.

... my sweet Beau ...

Posted by: President Charlie Foxtrot at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (krQz2)

295 Several years ago, there was a court case somewhere overseas in which someone tried to sue both Italy and Israel for the Crucifixion of Christ.

NO STANDING

*slams gavel*

Posted by: Random Hawaiian Judge No. 1855 at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (guGkK)

296 There is going to be a campaign event for Biden with Obama and Clinton at Radio City Music Hall. Unclear whether Biden will attend.

Posted by: blaster at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (ASVTS)

297 The Gospel of Social Justice has no forgiveness. Just endless greed and envy. These 'Christian' churches don't see the damage they do. God see's it though.

Posted by: Puddleglum, cheer up for the worst is yet to come at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (sAmhv)

298 It makes more sense once you account for the fact that in the liberal, materialist worldview, government occupies the role of God.
Posted by: Gotta Get That Ol' Time Civic Religion
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Or the devil if held by the opposition.
Manichean.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (uf8KX)

299 Of course, I want to keep the normal blacks with us. But give all the others their own space to destroy themselves. Because they will.
Posted by: Lady in Black at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (mupln)

They'd never leave. The parasite needs its host. On a primal level they understand this, even if they endless agitate for separate but equal these days.

Posted by: I had a nightmare at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (aEpvq)

300 291

Btw, who was the maniac who thought of putting shredded carrots into Jello molds? No normal person thinks like this!
Posted by: Lady in Black at March

The same people who put tuna and mayonnaise in it. Retch.

Posted by: Piper at March 27, 2024 03:15 PM (ZdaMQ)

301 291 Arvo, maybe Toivo. Thought it up while drunk, as usual.

Posted by: bill in arkansas, not gonna comply with nuttin, waiting for the 0300 knock on the door at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (0EOe9)

302 If they built Boston then why doesn't Africa look like Boston?

Posted by: Thatch at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (cW6Af)

303 "Pastor. Author. Avid Lifter. Consultant. Certified Personal Trainer. Doctorate, EarlyChurch Faith Formation. Post-Evangelical.@JackedTheology"

----

One of those things that used to be true, and probably still is, whatever things you use to list after your name, to show your credentials, the longer the list, the less confidence you have that you are anything other than a fraud.

Posted by: BurtTC at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (dGCAG)

304 Btw, who was the maniac who thought of putting shredded carrots into Jello molds? No normal person thinks like this!
Posted by: Lady in Black


Only if you also put chili in the Jello mold.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (9yWhg)

305 Tom Fitton
@TomFitton

Former WH lawyer confirms he, behind Trump's back, organized threats of mass resignations to successfully thwart Trump from appointing an acting attorney general (@JeffClarkUS) who would seriously investigate 2020 election.

https://tinyurl.com/7ntxze5y

Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (NpAcC)

306 Of course, I want to keep the normal blacks with us. But give all the others their own space to destroy themselves. Because they will.
Posted by: Lady in Black at March 27, 2024 03:12 PM (mupln)

I'm for offering all the white woke females a payment to move out of the country also.

Posted by: polynikes at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (WmV84)

307 nood

Posted by: vic at March 27, 2024 03:17 PM (A5THL)

308 Uh, no. Unless you redefine "Christians" in No True Scotsman manner, that is simply false.

Out of curiosity, how do those "Christians" who categorically reject six day creation wave off Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5?

The Ten Commandments, literally hand written by God Himself, not just once but twice, into stone, has Right There "in six days God Created the Heavens and the Earth, The Sea and all that is in them and rested on the seventh Day".

Did God lie? Or are the 10 Commandments Myth and Fiction?

And while you are at it, how much more of the Bible do these Christians reject and by what authority do they claim that Scriptures are in error and that man is correct?

Posted by: Unknown Drip Under Pressure at March 27, 2024 03:17 PM (TfEvu)

309
New Rwanda has a nice ring to it.
Posted by: Cicero

=============

How about Wakanda?

Posted by: Blonde Morticia's phone at March 27, 2024 03:17 PM (ZoPrJ)

310 Btw, who was the maniac who thought of putting shredded carrots into Jello molds? No normal person thinks like this!
Posted by: Lady in Black

It was probably Luther himself. Hateful motherfucker.

Posted by: Probably in the theses tacked to the door at March 27, 2024 03:17 PM (aEpvq)

311 If they built Boston then why doesn't Africa look like Boston?
Posted by: Thatch at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (cW6Af)

I have every reason to believe, there are plenty of places in Africa that are much nicer, and I'd rather be, than Boston.

Posted by: BurtTC at March 27, 2024 03:18 PM (dGCAG)

312 259 Held in the basement of a Lutheran Church, with coffee and a Jello mold (carrots included) being served.
Posted by: bill in arkansas, not gonna comply with nuttin, waiting for the 0300 knock on the door at March 27, 2024 03:11 PM (0EOe9)

With the green bean casserole.

Posted by: mrp at March 27, 2024 03:18 PM (rj6Yv)

313 One of those things that used to be true, and probably still is, whatever things you use to list after your name, to show your credentials, the longer the list, the less confidence you have that you are anything other than a fraud.
Posted by: BurtTC at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (dGCAG)



"Certified Personal Trainer" is the jaw-dropper there. Those certs cost like $700 plus a day-long course to get.

Posted by: Random Hawaiian Judge No. 1855 at March 27, 2024 03:18 PM (guGkK)

314 296 There is going to be a campaign event for Biden with Obama and Clinton at Radio City Music Hall. Unclear whether Biden will attend.
Posted by: blaster

No problem at all...we've got the right bait. He can't resist!
https://tinyurl.com/57hf9ftj

Posted by: Biden Campaign Event Organizers at March 27, 2024 03:19 PM (JCZqz)

315 "The Peeps Republic of Gary, Indiana, East St.Louis, and Most of Little Rock. Yo."

Posted by: bill in arkansas, not gonna comply with nuttin, waiting for the 0300 knock on the door at March 27, 2024 03:19 PM (0EOe9)

316 New thread on Biden being heckled re: the Middle East. NOOD

Posted by: gdgm+ at March 27, 2024 03:19 PM (w0+ZH)

317 Only if you also put chili in the Jello mold.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (9yWhg)
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NO! Chili and carrots should NEVER be in contact with each other!

Unless, the "chili" is pasta e fagioli. Then by all means add carrots.

Posted by: Axeman at March 27, 2024 03:19 PM (krQz2)

318 @ 294 Beau's Town?

* sniff *

That's awful nice of them.

... my sweet Beau ...
_______________

They coulda called the town 'Beau's "O"' ... but nooo ...

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 03:19 PM (ayRl+)

319 Do you know who ELSE had a hole in his bedroom closet?



Jonah Goldberg.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 02:52 PM (sQu4G)

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Heh.

Posted by: ShainS -- Blood-Bath-and-Beyond angel investor at March 27, 2024 03:20 PM (EPdFi)

320 Rr. Kevin M. Young
@kevinmyoung
If you use DEI, WOKE, or CRT as a pejorative, then you are probably the racist in the room.
---
As Jesus would probably say: Who gives a fuck what you think, probable-apostate!

Posted by: Axeman at March 27, 2024 03:20 PM (krQz2)

321 There is going to be a campaign event for Biden with Obama and Clinton at Radio City Music Hall. Unclear whether Biden will attend.

Given both Barack and the Clintons' spokesserpant Carville have recently been in the media saying Biden sucks more than Reggie at a bathhouse I'm curious how that's going to work out. Sure, Joe's probably oblivious, but DOCTOR JILL has to know.

Posted by: Ian S. at March 27, 2024 03:21 PM (2ocoG)

322 But what about John Brown? He preached abolition from the pulpit albeit not in Boston but hey that should count for something. The Abolitionist movement first entered politics in Boston if I'm not misinformed.

Bonus factoid. OK here's the dealio we give you your reparations minus every dollar spent on welfare,food, housing and programs since the initiation of El BJ's Great Society

That's a buck three sixty you got coming.

Posted by: I'm Gumby Damn It! at March 27, 2024 03:21 PM (pqOO2)

323 305 Tom Fitton
@TomFitton

Former WH lawyer confirms he, behind Trump's back, organized threats of mass resignations to successfully thwart Trump from appointing an acting attorney general (@JeffClarkUS) who would seriously investigate 2020 election.

https://tinyurl.com/7ntxze5y
Posted by: redridinghood
=====
Saw that earlier. The WH counsel were more concerned that riots and violence would happen if cheating was discovered by the DOJ than they were about whether justice was done.

Trump, if by some reason is elected, needs to ditch the Federalist society lawyer types that simply want to use government service as a way to pave their way for higher salaries in the future.

Establishment lawyers will refuse to do justice because the heavens may fall.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:22 PM (uf8KX)

324 Sure, we can banter back and forth about the causes of the Civil War but when the BBQ War gets started, things can get ugly.
------
Mustard nuts should be expelled from the Union!

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 03:24 PM (2yu8s)

325 320 Rr. Kevin M. Young
@kevinmyoung
If you use DEI, WOKE, or CRT as a pejorative, then you are probably the racist in the room.
---
As Jesus would probably say: Who gives a fuck what you think, probable-apostate!
Posted by: Axeman
=======
More like "Judge Not lest Ye Be Judged". No end of this sort of 'influencer' out to make a buck. Jesus overturning and whipping those influence sellers on YouTube and TikTok among other social media would be most amusing.

Posted by: whig at March 27, 2024 03:24 PM (uf8KX)

326 Btw, who was the maniac who thought of putting shredded carrots into Jell-O molds? No normal person thinks like this!
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Missouri Synod!

Posted by: andycanuck (2yu8s) at March 27, 2024 03:27 PM (2yu8s)

327 If, as I devoutly wish, Trump wins, he needs to flush the Augean Stables equivalent and replace the occupants with people who went to trade school or community college. They at least know what it's like to get their hands dirty doing those things that legitimately need doing and not politically 'circumspect' targeted hit jobs (you know - like Lee Harvey and JFK) ...

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 03:27 PM (ayRl+)

328
Former WH lawyer confirms he, behind Trump's back, organized threats of mass resignations to successfully thwart Trump from appointing an acting attorney general (@JeffClarkUS) who would seriously investigate 2020 election.

https://tinyurl.com/7ntxze5y
Posted by: redridinghood at March 27, 2024 03:16 PM (NpAcC)

We just need better candidates.

Posted by: ... at March 27, 2024 03:33 PM (sQu4G)

329 DEI - Didn't Earn It

Posted by: BJ Starr at March 27, 2024 03:36 PM (WYePJ)

330 @ 329 DEI - Didn't Earn It
_____________

Or: DEI - Don't Eat It

Posted by: Dr_No at March 27, 2024 05:31 PM (ayRl+)

331 If you use DEI, WOKE, or CRT as a non-pejorative, then you are probably the non-Christian (Progressive) in the room.

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