Juneteenth - " celebrating the end of...

Juneteenth - " celebrating the end of slavery

There are 790 comments on the WOODTV.com story from Jun 19, 2014, titled Juneteenth - " celebrating the end of slavery. In it, WOODTV.com reports that:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich Today is June 19th, but it's more than that. It is a date that is celebrated as the day when enslavement ended in America back in 1865 and is also known as Juneteenth.

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Oneal

Grand Rapids, MI

#173 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
JULY MARKS 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS OF PRIVATE SECTOR JOB GROWTH......More good news for ALL Americans....
Good news for some anyway, if your idea of job growth is part time with no bennies. Hey, it's better than the results of Obama's trillion dollar "stimulus" hijacking anyway ... Proves no matter what the obstacle, American spirit and ingenuity can overcome given time!

Makes those of us who actually contribute to society wonder what the economy could be doing had someone not demonized business and played vote-harvesting games for those of you who are either retired government dependents or lazy and satisfied with working at KFC for life.

Oh well, at least the republicans will have something left to work with when they take over ... LOL
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#174 Jul 4, 2014
Oneal wrote:
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LOL ... are you still trying to reason with the soon-to-be-irrelevant?
The great progressive "revolution" has amounted to nothing more than what will forever be considered the worst law America has ever passed. The economy will ebb and flow but history will reveal Obama and his Alinsky radicals only retarded what could have been a much quicker and longer-lasting recovery.
I know. I guess I am ever the optimist and hope there is hope even for those who think that saying something every month actually makes it so. I am very hopeful that November will mark the beginning of the end for Obama and the progressives for a very long time.

“racists breathe to much ”

Since: Mar 11

Batavia Ohio

#175 Jul 4, 2014
Overseer58 wrote:
Black America will stay enslaved until it abandons the Democrat plantations and stops allowing the Democrat Party to use it for power.
So your solution is the republicant party? now that's a real joke.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#176 Jul 4, 2014
Really wrote:
<quoted text>.... I am very hopeful that November will mark the beginning of the end for Obama and the progressives for a very long time.
Really?....And on 4th of July too.......geez......How proud you must be....
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#177 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> Really?....And on 4th of July too.......geez......How proud you must be....
yup, proud to be an American and proud that I was able to see through the facade that was Obama in 2008 and again in 2012. The damage he has done and is doing to this country will take decades to repair. You must be very proud these days of the totally unstable world we are living in and the massive influx of illegal aliens into this country. Happy 4th of July Blue, let's hope we can celebrate our freedoms in the future.
pipedream

Flint, MI

#178 Jul 4, 2014
Really wrote:
<quoted text> massive influx of illegal aliens into this country.
Really being stupid again. Really takes stupid to a new level on the 4th of July.

In one term, the Obama Administration has deported roughly 80 percent the number of immigrants the George W. Bush administration deported in two.

In fiscal year 2012, 419,384 immigrants were deported from the U.S., beating the record of 392,862 in 2009. Based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Obama administration has deported roughly 1.6 million immigrants between 2009 and 2012. The previous administration deported about two million between 2001 and 2008.

Statistics also show a record number of deportations of immigrants with a criminal background and an increase of deportations of immigrants with a non-criminal background from 2011. While data for 2013 is not yet available, part of the increase seen in 2012 could be due to the increase in apprehensions along the U.S. Mexico border, which increased from 340,000 in 2011 to 365,000 in 2012.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/obama-adm...
pipedream

Flint, MI

#179 Jul 4, 2014
Oneal wrote:
<quoted text>
Good news for some anyway, if your idea of job growth is part time with no bennies
Got news for you again chumpy. That trend started LLOOONNNNGGGG before Obama. For starters, try Reagan 30+ years ago. Your trailer park must only be getting updates from Faux blows. You certainly could not have gotten that memo that credible studies prove Faux blows makes you stupid. You validate it everyday.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#180 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> U.S. ECONOMY ADD'S 288,000 JOBS IN JUNE, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 6.1%.....USA Today .(7-3-14).....Economy has added 200,000 jobs a month, for past 5 months......First such stretch since September 1999 to January 2000......
Back when Bill Clinton was President....Shazaaam.....
Blackhorse

Holland, MI

#181 Jul 4, 2014
Kind of like Detroit. It has been in social and economic decline since the 60's. Coincidently it has been a bastion of liberalism, with only Democratic mayors, state representatives, federal representative and federal senators elected by the Detroit population center, since the 60's.

Liberalism has caused the erosion of the American life and liberalism will be the ruination of the American life. The evidence is in front of us and it is irrefutable. To say otherwise, you are required to be a liberal.
God

United States

#182 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Back when Bill Clinton was President....Shazaaam.....
Blue balls and poledancer..... Can't you think of better names Jason.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#183 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> Back when Bill Clinton was President....Shazaaam.....
You mean when Clinton was President and couldn't stop the Republican-controlled Congress from improving the economy? Yeah, we remember that. If you like your traitor Obama, you can keep your traitor Obama.

Since: May 08

Pacific Northwest

#184 Jul 4, 2014
Overseer58 wrote:
<quoted text>..... If you like your traitor Obama, you can keep your traitor Obama.
He's YOUR President too, Sucka!

And that Beautiful Black Queen admired all across the world is YOUR First Lady as well.

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/0...

You best learn to put down the mashed sour grapes you're sucking on, and show some respect, chump.
pipedream

Flint, MI

#185 Jul 4, 2014
Overseer58 wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean when Clinton was President and couldn't stop the Republican-controlled Congress from improving the economy? Yeah, we remember that. If you like your traitor Obama, you can keep your traitor Obama.
When you can hide behind anonymity on Topix you're all big mouth and bad eh?
Francine

Honolulu, HI

#186 Jul 4, 2014
Black is the New White.
God

United States

#187 Jul 4, 2014
pipedream wrote:
<quoted text>When you can hide behind anonymity on Topix you're all big mouth and bad eh?
Oh, and you should talk little man! Lol

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#188 Jul 4, 2014
Harrisson wrote:
<quoted text>
He's YOUR President too, Sucka!
And that Beautiful Black Queen admired all across the world is YOUR First Lady as well.
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/0...
You best learn to put down the mashed sour grapes you're sucking on, and show some respect, chump.
The only thing Obama has proven is that a black president can be just as corrupt and incompetent as a white president. But you don't care about that; all you care about is that he's black. Thanks for proving you are the real racist.
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#189 Jul 4, 2014
pipedream wrote:
<quoted text>
Really being stupid again. Really takes stupid to a new level on the 4th of July.
In one term, the Obama Administration has deported roughly 80 percent the number of immigrants the George W. Bush administration deported in two.
In fiscal year 2012, 419,384 immigrants were deported from the U.S., beating the record of 392,862 in 2009. Based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Obama administration has deported roughly 1.6 million immigrants between 2009 and 2012. The previous administration deported about two million between 2001 and 2008.
Statistics also show a record number of deportations of immigrants with a criminal background and an increase of deportations of immigrants with a non-criminal background from 2011. While data for 2013 is not yet available, part of the increase seen in 2012 could be due to the increase in apprehensions along the U.S. Mexico border, which increased from 340,000 in 2011 to 365,000 in 2012.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/obama-adm...
The only stupid person I see is you there pippy little man....perhaps you could explain the current "humanitarian crisis" that is taking place in places like Texas and California with upwards of 60,000+ illegal alien children flooding into this country??? Or don't you really care about that as long as it isn't a Republican in charge??? You and Blue are two peas in a pod? Are you sure you aren't his son??? Sorry, Blue, didn't mean to insult you. Even you are not as stupid as pippy here. "Apprehensions"???? Really!! Apparently they have been apprehended so they could be released to become the new flood of Democratic voters because Obama knows darn well he isn't fooling the majority here anymore.
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#190 Jul 4, 2014
pipedream wrote:
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When you can hide behind anonymity on Topix you're all big mouth and bad eh?
Says the pot calling the kettle black you little hypocrite! If it is sooooo all fired important to you, man up (if you know what that actually means) and register yourself you little coward!
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#191 Jul 4, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> Back when Bill Clinton was President....Shazaaam.....
And you found yet another article that gave you a thrill up your leg didn't you Blue???? Boy, you are going to be really depressed when the Dems get their heads handed to them, aren't you?? Better be sure you have enough Scotch on hand to drown your sorrows.
Ian

Los Angeles, CA

#192 Jul 4, 2014
Overseer58 wrote:
<quoted text>
The only thing Obama has proven is that a black president can be just as corrupt and incompetent as a white president. But you don't care about that; all you care about is that he's black. Thanks for proving you are the real racist.
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