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"should the US pay reparations for slavery"
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Posted 10/1/16 , edited 10/2/16
We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b
Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16
Funny how there are more black slaves owned by blacks in Africa right now at this moment than in the entire history of the American slave trade.
Really makes you think.
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Man we are good at war.
Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

gornotck wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Man we are good at war.




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Amyas_Leigh wrote: Feels great
No wonder the country has so much BS.
Its a free 4 all, where everyone breaks a nut to create a new one.
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Let's be fair, half of those people weren't even "Americans". I think. I am familiar with Civil War history, but statistics elude me.
Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

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Its a free 4 all, where everyone breaks a nut to create a new one.

What did he mean by this?

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Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Lets adjust some of those numbers.

WW 2 - 25.037.500
WW 1 - 9.448.000
Cival War - 750.000


But yeah, reparations not necessary.
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16
Simply put, no. I owe nothing to no one.
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redokami wrote:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/should-us-pay-reparations-for-slavery-un-appointed-experts-think-so/ar-BBwIbEN?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=UE07DHP

thoughts?

I don't see mexico paying their people for their sex trafficking issue they currently have

or Italy paying their people for all the slaves the romans had

why cant we just let things go

what is going on today is not due to slavery, slavery, in the sense in America that they are talking about, is gone


Short answer: No, obviously not.

Long answer: The UN has no say in this. They didn't exist without the US and laws are not retroactive for this exact reason. You cannot find someone guilty of something that is illegal today when the actions took place in the past while it was not illegal. As has been said so many times before, the US did not start slavery, they ended it. And as far as reparations go, the US has paid far too much as it is for the wrong reasons. Giving in to these terrorists that lie about police killings to justify hate speech and rioting would just be another wrong reason.
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

Mezuchan wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Lets adjust some of those numbers.

WW 2 - 25.037.500
WW 1 - 9.448.000
Cival War - 750.000


But yeah, reparations not necessary.

He is just referring to American soldiers. Lol
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16

salamisama wrote:

Lol, ask Germany and an assload of other countries to pay up from WWII then.

This question is ridiculous to even ask.


actually did happen. think germany made last payment in the 90s.

edit: also, germany lost patent rights, thats why soviets copyed german leica III
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Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16
sure if there is someone born a legal slave in the us then sure


wait none of those people are left... then who are we paying?
Posted 10/2/16 , edited 10/2/16
Sure, because it's awfully convenient for scapegoats to pick up the tab right? Right? Right?




In a honesty, I view this sort of thing as an abhorrent abuse of the concept of reparations.
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Posted 10/3/16 , edited 10/3/16

XxDarkSasuxX wrote:


Mezuchan wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

We already paid reparations for slavery. We paid for it in our blood.

How many soldiers died in the Civil War as compared to other American wars?[/b


Lets adjust some of those numbers.

WW 2 - 25.037.500
WW 1 - 9.448.000
Cival War - 750.000


But yeah, reparations not necessary.

He is just referring to American soldiers. Lol


Ah, I'm sorry. I misunderstood.

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