African-American troops stepped into ...

African-American troops stepped into history with first steps into Richmond

There are 7 comments on the Tri-State Defender story from Feb 10, 2011, titled African-American troops stepped into history with first steps into Richmond. In it, Tri-State Defender reports that:

When I accepted, in 1986, the position of Sports Information Director at Virginia Union University, a historically black institution in Richmond, Va., I was not aware of the black history gold mine located in the former capital of the Confederacy.

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Hopewell, VA

#1 Feb 10, 2011
Not. We are all happy in America. Everyone has a good job or two, a few cars, a degree and a couple of certificates of accomplishment. We are fully aware that the south loss but we are also fully aware that just because noone is shooting back and forth and calling themselves confederates that a war isn't being fought.

The question is how far do they really want to turn back the clock. My only request is to shut down the public utilities, first.
Dixieland

Mechanicsville, VA

#2 Feb 13, 2011
Q: Do you know why Black History Month takes place in February?

A: Because it's the shortest month.

Since: Jul 10

Richmond, VA

#3 Feb 13, 2011
Sounds like crazy indian is back?!?!?

Since: May 10

Rooted in Reality

#4 Feb 13, 2011
I can think of NO ONE who can honestly defend the enslavement of other human beings. Conversely, I can think of NO reason for things to be slanted now in one group or race's favor.
important or not

Hopewell, VA

#5 Feb 15, 2011
greg in central va wrote:
I can think of NO ONE who can honestly defend the enslavement of other human beings. Conversely, I can think of NO reason for things to be slanted now in one group or race's favor.
Who stated that the slaves should ever be freed? No one has to present a reason for the enslavement of other human beings, the constitution makes it okay. The U.S never freed anyone, just enslaved the rest.

People aren't crying because they're free. Look at 90% of topix users, they complain about nothing. If the government has never repaid a loan going into the next fiscal year, how can anyone paying into the system be contributing to welfare, food stamps or public housing? The money is borrowed from someone else and it's not the tax payers.

A taxpayer hasn't payed for a public assistance program in 80 years. You might pay for a percentage of the war, if you have a phone..excise tax. but you aren't obligated to pay it. If anything is slanted, it's the ability of the American worker to demand a raise and it's result falls on the back of every other American. Increased costs of living, decrease in jobs and making the impoverished to become a seemingly bigger burden.

In the meanwhile, quantitative easing= the illusion of growth for those that need to see more dollars passing through their hands. Ending up with the same semblance of a goose egg but now that goose egg is -10, instead of 0.

Since: May 10

Rooted in Reality

#6 Feb 15, 2011
important or not wrote:
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A taxpayer hasn't payed for a public assistance program in 80 years. You might pay for a percentage of the war, if you have a phone..excise tax. but you aren't obligated to pay it. If anything is slanted, it's the ability of the American worker to demand a raise and it's result falls on the back of every other American. Increased costs of living, decrease in jobs and making the impoverished to become a seemingly bigger burden.
In the meanwhile, quantitative easing= the illusion of growth for those that need to see more dollars passing through their hands. Ending up with the same semblance of a goose egg but now that goose egg is -10, instead of 0.
We have suggested to you on numerous occasions to lay off that dopewell water. Now just look at what you've done to yourself.......

Since: Jul 10

Richmond, VA

#7 Feb 15, 2011
important or not wrote:
<quoted text> Who stated that the slaves should ever be freed? No one has to present a reason for the enslavement of other human beings, the constitution makes it okay. The U.S never freed anyone, just enslaved the rest.
People aren't crying because they're free. Look at 90% of topix users, they complain about nothing. If the government has never repaid a loan going into the next fiscal year, how can anyone paying into the system be contributing to welfare, food stamps or public housing? The money is borrowed from someone else and it's not the tax payers.
A taxpayer hasn't payed for a public assistance program in 80 years. You might pay for a percentage of the war, if you have a phone..excise tax. but you aren't obligated to pay it. If anything is slanted, it's the ability of the American worker to demand a raise and it's result falls on the back of every other American. Increased costs of living, decrease in jobs and making the impoverished to become a seemingly bigger burden.
In the meanwhile, quantitative easing= the illusion of growth for those that need to see more dollars passing through their hands. Ending up with the same semblance of a goose egg but now that goose egg is -10, instead of 0.
You realize that the reason birds fly upside down in Hopewell is there is nothing there worth chitting on. Your meds are off again Slurp!

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