Who do you support for Governor in Oh...
Slumlord Weather Expert

Lima, OH

#33052 Aug 20, 2014
Jerry K wrote:
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Sounds like you are saying the actions of the protestors in Ferguson weren't justified, prepare to have your Tea Bagger mouth smashed with the FACTS !
Well, you can't really expect an uneducated, racist delivery boy to understand complicated issues like this. After all, he still believes in fake birth certificates and "secret muzzies"...
Jerry K

Newark, OH

#33053 Aug 20, 2014
More political folly lost in the partisan noise chamber.
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#33054 Aug 20, 2014
Pope Che Reagan Christ I wrote:
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Maybe it has something to do with the police not tear gassing the protesters and not shooting them with rubber bullets. Maybe it has something to do with the lack of 100s of years of history of power white people killing black people without any consequence. Maybe.
I thought this UK paper summed up the problem nicely:

"Like all of Detroit and much of many other American cities, Ferguson is also a product of 40 years of “white flight”. St Louis was once a city of great black hopes, a station on the march from poverty and Jim Crow laws in the South to new opportunities in the industrial North. The inner cities became increasingly black while prosperous post-war whites decamped to the new suburbs.

Ferguson was once a new, white suburb. Then black Americans moved in from the city, bringing with them the same middle-class aspirations as their white predecessors, who now, with growing affluence, moved on to a new ring of suburbia, with newer, larger shopping malls and newer, larger houses.

The curious phenomenon which has emerged from the Ferguson riots is that in this process the white power structure stays behind as the community turns black. The result is a white police force in power over a black community –“serving” would be the wrong word – with a white mayor, and five white councillors out of six. Even without America’s history of ingrained racism and violent law-enforcement, this would make the police look like an army of occupation.

Jeff Smith, a former Missouri state senator who now teaches at the New School university in New York, wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times that the domination of the politics and economics of Ferguson extends even to labour unions and the sort of blue-collar jobs that created the middle class of the American Dream.

“Long-time white residents have consolidated power,” he wrote,“continuing to dominate the city councils and school boards despite sweeping demographic change. They have retained control of patronage jobs and municipal contracts awarded to allies.

“The North County Labor Club, whose overwhelmingly white constituent unions (plumbers, pipe fitters, electrical workers, sprinkler fitters) have benefited from these arrangements, operates a potent voter-turnout operation that backs white candidates over black upstarts.”

The way that local municipal police forces finance themselves through the fines they themselves levy perverts the justice system. In any American town, the cop looking to issue a speeding ticket is filling the coffers that pay his wages, and that turns him into predator rather than protector. When the cops are white and the population they need to soak for fines is black, racial confrontation is inevitable.""

http://www.theweek.co.uk/us/60016/ferguson-ri...
Slumlord Weather Expert

Lima, OH

#33055 Aug 20, 2014
Old Guy wrote:
<quoted text>
I thought this UK paper summed up the problem nicely:
"Like all of Detroit and much of many other American cities, Ferguson is also a product of 40 years of “white flight”. St Louis was once a city of great black hopes, a station on the march from poverty and Jim Crow laws in the South to new opportunities in the industrial North. The inner cities became increasingly black while prosperous post-war whites decamped to the new suburbs.
Ferguson was once a new, white suburb. Then black Americans moved in from the city, bringing with them the same middle-class aspirations as their white predecessors, who now, with growing affluence, moved on to a new ring of suburbia, with newer, larger shopping malls and newer, larger houses.
The curious phenomenon which has emerged from the Ferguson riots is that in this process the white power structure stays behind as the community turns black. The result is a white police force in power over a black community –“serving” would be the wrong word – with a white mayor, and five white councillors out of six. Even without America’s history of ingrained racism and violent law-enforcement, this would make the police look like an army of occupation.
Jeff Smith, a former Missouri state senator who now teaches at the New School university in New York, wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times that the domination of the politics and economics of Ferguson extends even to labour unions and the sort of blue-collar jobs that created the middle class of the American Dream.
“Long-time white residents have consolidated power,” he wrote,“continuing to dominate the city councils and school boards despite sweeping demographic change. They have retained control of patronage jobs and municipal contracts awarded to allies.
“The North County Labor Club, whose overwhelmingly white constituent unions (plumbers, pipe fitters, electrical workers, sprinkler fitters) have benefited from these arrangements, operates a potent voter-turnout operation that backs white candidates over black upstarts.”
The way that local municipal police forces finance themselves through the fines they themselves levy perverts the justice system. In any American town, the cop looking to issue a speeding ticket is filling the coffers that pay his wages, and that turns him into predator rather than protector. When the cops are white and the population they need to soak for fines is black, racial confrontation is inevitable.""
http://www.theweek.co.uk/us/60016/ferguson-ri...
But, an irresponsible trucker on Topix once assured me that there is NO racism in America, right before he stated that "most blacks are too dumb to understand politics". What gives???

Since: Aug 11

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#33056 Aug 20, 2014
Old Guy wrote:
<quoted text>
I thought this UK paper summed up the problem nicely:
"Like all of Detroit and much of many other American cities, Ferguson is also a product of 40 years of “white flight”. St Louis was once a city of great black hopes, a station on the march from poverty and Jim Crow laws in the South to new opportunities in the industrial North. The inner cities became increasingly black while prosperous post-war whites decamped to the new suburbs.
Ferguson was once a new, white suburb. Then black Americans moved in from the city, bringing with them the same middle-class aspirations as their white predecessors, who now, with growing affluence, moved on to a new ring of suburbia, with newer, larger shopping malls and newer, larger houses.
The curious phenomenon which has emerged from the Ferguson riots is that in this process the white power structure stays behind as the community turns black. The result is a white police force in power over a black community –“serving” would be the wrong word – with a white mayor, and five white councillors out of six. Even without America’s history of ingrained racism and violent law-enforcement, this would make the police look like an army of occupation.
Jeff Smith, a former Missouri state senator who now teaches at the New School university in New York, wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times that the domination of the politics and economics of Ferguson extends even to labour unions and the sort of blue-collar jobs that created the middle class of the American Dream.
“Long-time white residents have consolidated power,” he wrote,“continuing to dominate the city councils and school boards despite sweeping demographic change. They have retained control of patronage jobs and municipal contracts awarded to allies.
“The North County Labor Club, whose overwhelmingly white constituent unions (plumbers, pipe fitters, electrical workers, sprinkler fitters) have benefited from these arrangements, operates a potent voter-turnout operation that backs white candidates over black upstarts.”
The way that local municipal police forces finance themselves through the fines they themselves levy perverts the justice system. In any American town, the cop looking to issue a speeding ticket is filling the coffers that pay his wages, and that turns him into predator rather than protector. When the cops are white and the population they need to soak for fines is black, racial confrontation is inevitable.""
http://www.theweek.co.uk/us/60016/ferguson-ri...
Exactly, when the Whites left Detroit, MI there was nobody left to pay the taxes and the only ones left were the members of the Welfare Society which were mostly Black and still to this day the majority of Blacks there in Detroit refuse to work since they are entitled they feel to their free stuff.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#33057 Aug 20, 2014
Slumlord Weather Expert wrote:
<quoted text>But, an irresponsible trucker on Topix once assured me that there is NO racism in America, right before he stated that "most blacks are too dumb to understand politics". What gives???
Jessie Jackson Sr and Al Sharpton are proof that Racism is alive and well in America and they are for it.
xxxrayted

Maple Heights, OH

#33058 Aug 21, 2014
Jerry K wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like you are saying the actions of the protestors in Ferguson weren't justified, prepare to have your Tea Bagger mouth smashed with the FACTS !
Of course they were justified. When you dislike something, you get out there, destroy businesses, steal property, attack police officers and cause millions of dollars in damage. After all, that's what liberals consider intelligent.

In the minds of liberals, when somebody attacks a police officer, the officer should just stand there and be attacked. Same holds true for citizens like George Zimmerman. If your attacker is going to kill you, then you should just die.

If left up to liberals, there would be laws against self-defense. No guns for police officers or citizens, only criminals (since criminals are typically Democrat). No knives, no self-defense classes. Just leave everything up to government. After all, for a liberal, government is the solution to everything.
woo-boy

Van Wert, OH

#33059 Aug 21, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course they were justified. When you dislike something, you get out there, destroy businesses, steal property, attack police officers and cause millions of dollars in damage. After all, that's what liberals consider intelligent.
In the minds of liberals, when somebody attacks a police officer, the officer should just stand there and be attacked. Same holds true for citizens like George Zimmerman. If your attacker is going to kill you, then you should just die.
If left up to liberals, there would be laws against self-defense. No guns for police officers or citizens, only criminals (since criminals are typically Democrat). No knives, no self-defense classes. Just leave everything up to government. After all, for a liberal, government is the solution to everything.
Obama's got it covered:

www.dailysquib.co.uk/world/9130-obama-cops-ne...
Pope Che Reagan Christ I

Medina, OH

#33060 Aug 21, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course they were justified. When you dislike something, you get out there, destroy businesses, steal property, attack police officers and cause millions of dollars in damage. After all, that's what liberals consider intelligent.
In the minds of liberals, when somebody attacks a police officer, the officer should just stand there and be attacked. Same holds true for citizens like George Zimmerman. If your attacker is going to kill you, then you should just die.
If left up to liberals, there would be laws against self-defense. No guns for police officers or citizens, only criminals (since criminals are typically Democrat). No knives, no self-defense classes. Just leave everything up to government. After all, for a liberal, government is the solution to everything.
Do you have any thoughts that aren't clichés?
Canton

Canton, OH

#33061 Aug 21, 2014
Pops wrote:
<quoted text>I'll wager that YOUR BC is fake. Anyone as crass as you shouldn't be human. Do they have BC's for Jackals? Just asking.
So you are saying you can't prove that your birth certificate isn't a forgery? We all know what that means.
Canton

Canton, OH

#33062 Aug 21, 2014
Pops wrote:
Well I am done here for now. Off to be with my Dad. Who has TWO nurses for offspring. One a surgical nurse & one a geriatric nurse. One son AND daughter-in-law that are EMT's. Can Canton or Welfare or Pope top that?
You folks need to have some idea as to what you are talking about B4 punching keys.
Sure, I can top that. I can understand simple and common terms used in the English language and you cannot.
Canton

Canton, OH

#33063 Aug 21, 2014
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Exactly, when the Whites left Detroit, MI there was nobody left to pay the taxes and the only ones left were the members of the Welfare Society which were mostly Black and still to this day the majority of Blacks there in Detroit refuse to work since they are entitled they feel to their free stuff.
I know and Detroit was doing so good after decade after decade of the "job creators" giving us fine, quality automobiles. The corners these American corporations cut, in no way made Americans flock to Hondas and Nissans and obviously the bailouts they received were due to poor people. you know. Like who you guys blame everything on in this nation. the poor and the powerless are the ones who drove America into the ditch. Oh...and Bush's war was free.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#33064 Aug 21, 2014
Canton wrote:
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I know and Detroit was doing so good after decade after decade of the "job creators" giving us fine, quality automobiles. The corners these American corporations cut, in no way made Americans flock to Hondas and Nissans and obviously the bailouts they received were due to poor people. you know. Like who you guys blame everything on in this nation. the poor and the powerless are the ones who drove America into the ditch. Oh...and Bush's war was free.
Modern Liberalism that FDR implemented drove the nation & Detroit into the Ditch and Liberalism as you guys call it is what destroyed Detroit and drove the wealth creators out.
zxdcfgh

Cincinnati, OH

#33065 Aug 21, 2014
oballoozr is worst everr
Canton

Canton, OH

#33066 Aug 21, 2014
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Modern Liberalism that FDR implemented drove the nation & Detroit into the Ditch and Liberalism as you guys call it is what destroyed Detroit and drove the wealth creators out.
Ha ha ha ha ha! "Wealth Creators". Did Big Daddy Koch teach you that? Boy, they have you trained like a scared little poodle jumping through a hoop. Get off your knees, son. You are an embarrassment to every man who works to support his family in this nation. Those "Wealth Creators" moved overseas for nothing more than cheap labor and to dodge taxes. They leech off of my tax paid infrastructure daily. You can keep crying about FDR but let's talk about Unionized Costco, the 40K a year they pay their employees with full health coverage and their RECORD setting profits they are making right here in the good old USA. That would make all of your hypothetical notions...? If you said bullshit corporate propaganda, you win a prize. That prize is Hillary 2016!!!! Woooooo! Wooooo!

So name us how many people you know who are on FDR's magical free money ride. I can count exactly zero that I have ever met in my entire life. Now let me count how many

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#33067 Aug 21, 2014
Canton wrote:
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Ha ha ha ha ha! "Wealth Creators". Did Big Daddy Koch teach you that? Boy, they have you trained like a scared little poodle jumping through a hoop. Get off your knees, son. You are an embarrassment to every man who works to support his family in this nation. Those "Wealth Creators" moved overseas for nothing more than cheap labor and to dodge taxes. They leech off of my tax paid infrastructure daily. You can keep crying about FDR but let's talk about Unionized Costco, the 40K a year they pay their employees with full health coverage and their RECORD setting profits they are making right here in the good old USA. That would make all of your hypothetical notions...? If you said bullshit corporate propaganda, you win a prize. That prize is Hillary 2016!!!! Woooooo! Wooooo!
So name us how many people you know who are on FDR's magical free money ride. I can count exactly zero that I have ever met in my entire life. Now let me count how many
You are a clueless tool and your post confirms it and People with wealth are the Wealth Creators which it sure isnt Liberal Democrats who's Social and Economcial Ideaology is dependent on others wealth and Obviously including you from your posting.
Pops

Miamisburg, OH

#33068 Aug 21, 2014
Pope Che Reagan Christ I wrote:
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This reminds me of the time you lectured everyone about how words couldn't offend you. Remember that?
The words themselves do not offend me. The warrantless unfounded attack on my family does. It really shouldn't when I consider the source but I still had to call you out for being an insensitive tool.
They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#33069 Aug 21, 2014
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>You are a clueless tool and your post confirms it and People with wealth are the Wealth Creators which it sure isnt Liberal Democrats who's Social and Economcial Ideaology is dependent on others wealth and Obviously including you from your posting.
Costco is filled with chinese crap just like Sam's club / Walmart. For example.both carry stools knives and flashlights throughout the year that carry the Snapon name under license of.course. These products in both places are made.in china.

You left.out environmental regulations as reasons to manufacture outside of the United States.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#33070 Aug 21, 2014
They cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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Costco is filled with chinese crap just like Sam's club / Walmart. For example.both carry stools knives and flashlights throughout the year that carry the Snapon name under license of.course. These products in both places are made.in china.
You left.out environmental regulations as reasons to manufacture outside of the United States.
That is true too enviromental regulations were another reason to manufacture outside the United States which LIberal Republican Richard Nixion takes responsibility for that.
Pope Che Reagan Christ I

Medina, OH

#33071 Aug 21, 2014
Pops wrote:
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The words themselves do not offend me. The warrantless unfounded attack on my family does. It really shouldn't when I consider the source but I still had to call you out for being an insensitive tool.
You were screeching at someone else, not me, you buffoon.

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