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Reply #210 posted 08/03/19 9:41am

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The question is : was she laughing at that victim, at the rapist, or at the crime of rape itself ? If the answer is "none of the above", then the rest of the discussion is meaningless garbage,

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Reply #211 posted 08/03/19 10:03am

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OnlyNDaUsa said:

benni said:


2freaky never said that a black man "must follow the rules". How do you get that from his statement?

so why was he made to feel sick?


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

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Reply #212 posted 08/03/19 10:24am

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benni said:

OnlyNDaUsa said:

so why was he made to feel sick?


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"

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Reply #213 posted 08/03/19 10:47am

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Bottom line, black Americans are tolerated as long as we 'toe the line'. Be a 'good minority', smile, accept whatever bs is throw at you, and everything's cool. But if you have the audacity to show backbone, speak your mind and stand up for fairness and equal justice, now there's a problem. You're accused of being arrogant, uppity, unpatriotic, un-American, trouble-maker, angry, having a 'black' attitude....the same words thrown at Dr. King and other civil rights leaders during the 60s. Today the new terms are "SJW" and "woke af". It's like people of color are supposed to accept second-class treatment (particularly on social justice issues), something whites would never do.

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Reply #214 posted 08/03/19 10:54am

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jjhunsecker said:

benni said:


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"

That's true of my relatives who voted for Trump - it was all about money and tax cuts.

My investments have increased too, but I'm not supporting someone who feels "laziness is a trait inherent in blacks".

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Reply #215 posted 08/03/19 12:44pm

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benni said:

OnlyNDaUsa said:

so why was he made to feel sick?


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

as I said "THEY MUST AGREE!" haha thank you for proving my point! lol lol lol lol

Antifa: are Fascist. People are fooled by their name! They carry out acts of violence to instill fear in order to push a political agenda or combat one. Do you support them?
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Reply #216 posted 08/03/19 1:06pm

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OnlyNDaUsa said:



RodeoSchro said:


A true American would say, "If you don't love America, then you have the right to try and address the parts you don't like and make them better".

A Nazi/white nationalist/alt-right goon would say, "If you don't like it here, then leave". What's left unsaid is "And we're going to make you leave" but you know that's there.





Wow? you know most other nations have a similar opinion... do you think Canada would just roll over and change itself? Or Mexico? Why should the US?


And but both are options... Why should I change How I Live to make you feel better... right? Do we not have the same rights? If what I am doing prevents you from doing what you want to do... then isn't that too bad? (and vice versa).

the only other option is to take no action.



Canada changes itself often, when a problem arises.

In fact, i would say Canadians are very famous for addressing and fixing problems as they arrive.
Being a real civil rights champion,
Sometimes I have to defend
against die-hard bullshit
and the fakes who propagate it.

"Yippee ki-yay, Motherfucker." - John McClane, Die Hard
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Reply #217 posted 08/03/19 1:07pm

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OnlyNDaUsa said:



RodeoSchro said:




OnlyNDaUsa said:





Wow? you know most other nations have a similar opinion... do you think Canada would just roll over and change itself? Or Mexico? Why should the US?


And but both are options... Why should I change How I Live to make you feel better... right? Do we not have the same rights? If what I am doing prevents you from doing what you want to do... then isn't that too bad? (and vice versa).

the only other option is to take no action.





That is an idiotic post; perhpas the most idiotic I've read this year.

Take another break.





LOL oh did you not like being corrected that most nations have the attitude of "this is they way we are." But I guess you are correct France and now Canada and the UK are trying to give into radical demands and it is going to cost them.


Well, the Uk gave into radical right demands and its doing massive damage.
Being a real civil rights champion,
Sometimes I have to defend
against die-hard bullshit
and the fakes who propagate it.

"Yippee ki-yay, Motherfucker." - John McClane, Die Hard
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Reply #218 posted 08/03/19 7:59pm

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OnlyNDaUsa said:

benni said:


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

as I said "THEY MUST AGREE!" haha thank you for proving my point! lol lol lol lol


No where in my post did I say they must agree. The fact that you want to read that into my statement, says a lot about you.

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Reply #219 posted 08/03/19 8:00pm

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jjhunsecker said:

benni said:


Because you hear the racist comments that Trump speaks, the things he has said and done over his lifetime, and you know that the person that supports him, at whom those racist comments are often directed (black men) are finding ways to rationalize those comments. It's desparately sad that someone can't see the truth of what they are supporting. It doesn't mean that person has to "follow the rules" or believe the way someone wants them to believe, but rather, it's a state of disbelief and sadness.

A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"


And that's very sad. For some people, I guess, money will always mean more. That is their choice, but it's heart breaking that they place more value on that than on the internal.

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Reply #220 posted 08/03/19 8:53pm

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benni said:

jjhunsecker said:

A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"


And that's very sad. For some people, I guess, money will always mean more. That is their choice, but it's heart breaking that they place more value on that than on the internal.

Not to mention that he's probably lying about the bullshit "tax cuts" helping his business.

"If we had had confidence the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so."
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Reply #221 posted 08/04/19 6:35am

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benni said:

jjhunsecker said:

A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"


And that's very sad. For some people, I guess, money will always mean more. That is their choice, but it's heart breaking that they place more value on that than on the internal.

So true. Remember when Trump on the campaign kept asking Black voters "What do you have to lose " by voting for him. My mother would always answer : "My dignity"...

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Reply #222 posted 08/04/19 7:50am

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jjhunsecker said:



benni said:




jjhunsecker said:




A few weeks ago on the Van jones show, he had a panel of average folks- some pro-Trump and some anti-Trump. There was a young Black man who was a Trump supporter, who said he was behind Trump because he says the tax cuts helped his business. Jones asked was he disturbed by some of the comments Trump has made, particularly about minorities, and the guy stumbled and couldn't give an answer. Jones then asked him if money meant more to him than values and dignity, and a Black woman on the panel piped in and said "Obviously yes"




And that's very sad. For some people, I guess, money will always mean more. That is their choice, but it's heart breaking that they place more value on that than on the internal.




So true. Remember when Trump on the campaign kept asking Black voters "What do you have to lose " by voting for him. My mother would always answer : "My dignity"...


Exactly. The majority of us were smart enough to smell a snake when we see it, and trump is that evil snake. Look what has happened to this country since he’s been in office? He manipulated his voters/supporters and they fell for it, but yet, with all this bloodshed of late, they still support that evil snake.

Many of us here warned people of that snake charmer, conman, fraud... but yet that handful of supporters still choose to defend that snake. Shane, shame.
[Edited 8/4/19 7:53am]
To the Latino, Black American and Caribbean communities in America. You are the communities trump dislikes and degrades. Use your vote to vote trump out of office.
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Reply #223 posted 08/04/19 8:28am

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2elijah said:

jjhunsecker said:

So true. Remember when Trump on the campaign kept asking Black voters "What do you have to lose " by voting for him. My mother would always answer : "My dignity"...

Exactly. The majority of us were smart enough to smell a snake when we see it, and trump is that evil snake. Look what has happened to this country since he’s been in office? He manipulated his voters/supporters and they fell for it, but yet, with all this bloodshed of late, they still support that evil snake. Many of us here warned people of that snake charmer, conman, fraud... but yet that handful of supporters still choose to defend that snake. Shane, shame. [Edited 8/4/19 7:53am]

So true...Trump is not only a bad President (which I knew he would be), but he's an indecent and vile human being

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Reply #224 posted 08/04/19 10:18am

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guns or America, take your pick. Gun deaths in Japan? Zip

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #225 posted 08/05/19 4:24pm

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2freaky4church1 said:

guns or America, take your pick. Gun deaths in Japan? Zip

Very high suicide rate though.

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Reply #226 posted 08/05/19 6:04pm

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How about money?

BREAKING NEWS
Stocks plunged nearly 3% as China sharply escalated the trade war with moves to weaponize its currency and limit U.S. agricultural products.

Monday, August 5, 2019 4:03 PM EST

The trade war between the United States and China entered a more dangerous phase on Monday, as Beijing allowed its currency to weaken, Chinese enterprises stopped making new purchases of American farm goods and President Trump indicated he would look for ways to retaliate.

"Families are torn apart, men women and children are separated. Children come home from school to find their parents have gone missing." - Anne Frank
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Reply #227 posted 08/06/19 4:54am

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Pokeno4Money said:

2freaky4church1 said:

The term basically means conform to what white Americans believe or you have to leave?


Always trying to make everything about race. bored

I've been to many events where the national anthem is played, and if a white guy fails to take his hat off he is spoken to by complete strangers.

That's because America is one of the best countries in the world, and all it asks in return is to be respected. Love requires respect.

That's why I prefer the term "Respect it or leave it".

It's no different than family. You don't always agree with all of your siblings, which is fine, but you still respect them and you NEVER turn your back on them. Which is exactly why so many people were pissed off about athletes disrespecting the anthem just to draw attention to what's important to them.

We all have things we dislike about America, but refusing to honor the anthem and flag is a selfish bullshit way to show our unhappiness.


What complete load of bullshit ! wink


Historically, for people of color, the USA has been like a abusive, demanding, sadistic and overbearing parent. Nothing that people of color have ever done, has been good enough for America. We fought in your wars, and that wasn't good enough for you. We took care of your kids, and that wasn't good enough for you. We went to your institutions of higher learning, and that wasn't good enough for you. We followed your God and even that wasn't good enough for you. You've never been loving, loyal, just and fair towards us. We've had to fight and die for every single right that we hold. And, historically, you've killed us, you've beat us, you've raped us, you've maimed us, you've lied to us, etc etc etc. And to talk about respect? GTF outta here ! The USA has never respected its people of color. So, tell me why should i have blind loyalty and respect for it?

Anyway, these are just some thoughts. It’s not like i go around thinking about this shit everyday. For the most part, i don't trip. I'm a all inclusive kind of dude. My everyday attitude is live and let live... peace

Rest in Peace Bettie Boo. See u soon.
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Reply #228 posted 08/06/19 5:51am

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JoeyC said:

Pokeno4Money said:


Always trying to make everything about race. bored

I've been to many events where the national anthem is played, and if a white guy fails to take his hat off he is spoken to by complete strangers.

That's because America is one of the best countries in the world, and all it asks in return is to be respected. Love requires respect.

That's why I prefer the term "Respect it or leave it".

It's no different than family. You don't always agree with all of your siblings, which is fine, but you still respect them and you NEVER turn your back on them. Which is exactly why so many people were pissed off about athletes disrespecting the anthem just to draw attention to what's important to them.

We all have things we dislike about America, but refusing to honor the anthem and flag is a selfish bullshit way to show our unhappiness.


What complete load of bullshit ! wink


Historically, for people of color, the USA has been like a abusive, demanding, sadistic and overbearing parent. Nothing that people of color have ever done, has been good enough for America. We fought in your wars, and that wasn't good enough for you. We took care of your kids, and that wasn't good enough for you. We went to your institutions of higher learning, and that wasn't good enough for you. We followed your God and even that wasn't good enough for you. You've never been loving, loyal, just and fair towards us. We've had to fight and die for every single right that we hold. And, historically, you've killed us, you've beat us, you've raped us, you've maimed us, you've lied to us, etc etc etc. And to talk about respect? GTF outta here ! The USA has never respected its people of color. So, tell me why should i have blind loyalty and respect for it?

Anyway, these are just some thoughts. It’s not like i go around thinking about this shit everyday. For the most part, i don't trip. I'm a all inclusive kind of dude. My everyday attitude is live and let live... peace

nod

Black folks have treated America better than America has treated them.

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Reply #229 posted 08/06/19 7:12am

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CherryMoon57 said:

2freaky4church1 said:

guns or America, take your pick. Gun deaths in Japan? Zip

Very high suicide rate though.

People don't get it, but the need to compare countries just is no good, it just doesn't equate to the same. To comapre a country the size of America to a country the size of Japan is pointless.

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If people really need to compare by size then do so by a state. Japan and California are equivalent. Every state in America doesn't experience similar gun violence. And therein lies the reasonings.


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The United States loses about thirty-three thousand people a year to gun related deaths. Among these deaths; thirty are homicides, fifty-eight are suicides, and four are other reasons every day.

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Japan's population is about three times smaller than that of the United States. With less people, the government has an easier time controlling people and making sure people are following the laws. The population is not only smaller but immensely less diverse that the United States. A less diverse country usually leads to more similar ideas and easier agreement as to how the government should rule. According to US News, Japan is ranked number fourteen for quality of life while the United States is ranked seventeen. (USnews) Living in a country with a higher quality of life can lead to happier people and less suicide rates.

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #230 posted 08/06/19 7:13am

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2freaky4church1 said:

guns or America, take your pick. Gun deaths in Japan? Zip

But issues in other countries, people in the USA, don't experience the same as other countries experience things. Everyone has stuff that they would not trade their country for.

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May 11, 2017 - In Japan, if you rape a woman, your odds of being arrested are fairly low, and the odds of actually being prosecuted about a flip of the coin—slightly weighted toward no prosecution.

Even if you're found guilty, there's a good chance you may never spend a day in jail if you say you're sorry and pay damages.

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The issue has long been a non-priority for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government—which seems to put more emphasis on reinstituting bayonet practice for children than it puts on passing laws that might protect women.

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
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Reply #231 posted 08/06/19 7:15am

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The point is we are horrible.

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #232 posted 08/06/19 7:21am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

CherryMoon57 said:

Very high suicide rate though.

People don't get it, but the need to compare countries just is no good, it just doesn't equate to the same. To comapre a country the size of America to a country the size of Japan is pointless.

.

If people really need to compare by size then do so by a state. Japan and California are equivalent. Every state in America doesn't experience similar gun violence. And therein lies the reasonings.


...........

The United States loses about thirty-three thousand people a year to gun related deaths. Among these deaths; thirty are homicides, fifty-eight are suicides, and four are other reasons every day.

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Japan's population is about three times smaller than that of the United States. With less people, the government has an easier time controlling people and making sure people are following the laws. The population is not only smaller but immensely less diverse that the United States. A less diverse country usually leads to more similar ideas and easier agreement as to how the government should rule. According to US News, Japan is ranked number fourteen for quality of life while the United States is ranked seventeen. (USnews) Living in a country with a higher quality of life can lead to happier people and less suicide rates.


I almost posted the same thing a few days ago. Even if the figures are adjusted, countries are just not comparable because there are too many variables.

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Reply #233 posted 08/06/19 7:44am

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2freaky4church1 said:

The point is we are horrible.

the human race? yes

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #234 posted 08/06/19 2:52pm

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2freaky4church1 said:

The point is we are horrible.

nod

Human history is pretty ugly.

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Reply #235 posted 08/06/19 5:32pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

CherryMoon57 said:

Very high suicide rate though.

People don't get it, but the need to compare countries just is no good, it just doesn't equate to the same. To comapre a country the size of America to a country the size of Japan is pointless.

.

If people really need to compare by size then do so by a state. Japan and California are equivalent. Every state in America doesn't experience similar gun violence. And therein lies the reasonings.


...........

The United States loses about thirty-three thousand people a year to gun related deaths. Among these deaths; thirty are homicides, fifty-eight are suicides, and four are other reasons every day.

.

Japan's population is about three times smaller than that of the United States. With less people, the government has an easier time controlling people and making sure people are following the laws. The population is not only smaller but immensely less diverse that the United States. A less diverse country usually leads to more similar ideas and easier agreement as to how the government should rule. According to US News, Japan is ranked number fourteen for quality of life while the United States is ranked seventeen. (USnews) Living in a country with a higher quality of life can lead to happier people and less suicide rates.

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The population of Japan is much bigger than any individual US State but its rate of gun violence is much lower (and it , like every country is not perfect). Comparisions between different nations are valid and are not pointless. They can be used to highlight the relative importance of issues and to identify potential solutions. Explaining away the differences when it is against your country and jumping on other differences when it is against another country that has been compared favourably to your country on a particular issue, now that just is no good.

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The topic of this thread is the US president's love or leave iand other racist comments. These affect every state because, as much as you are federation of states, you are a nation. The words and actions by trump are affecting the level of open racism and violence in the US collectively. If you break up the US gun violence figures and compare these individually to equivalent nations, then this does not make the US look any better (outside of Hawaii).

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Reply #236 posted 08/15/19 8:12pm

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IanRG said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

People don't get it, but the need to compare countries just is no good, it just doesn't equate to the same. To comapre a country the size of America to a country the size of Japan is pointless.

.

If people really need to compare by size then do so by a state. Japan and California are equivalent. Every state in America doesn't experience similar gun violence. And therein lies the reasonings.


...........

The United States loses about thirty-three thousand people a year to gun related deaths. Among these deaths; thirty are homicides, fifty-eight are suicides, and four are other reasons every day.

.

Japan's population is about three times smaller than that of the United States. With less people, the government has an easier time controlling people and making sure people are following the laws. The population is not only smaller but immensely less diverse that the United States. A less diverse country usually leads to more similar ideas and easier agreement as to how the government should rule. According to US News, Japan is ranked number fourteen for quality of life while the United States is ranked seventeen. (USnews) Living in a country with a higher quality of life can lead to happier people and less suicide rates.

.

The population of Japan is much bigger than any individual US State but its rate of gun violence is much lower (and it , like every country is not perfect). Comparisions between different nations are valid and are not pointless. They can be used to highlight the relative importance of issues and to identify potential solutions. Explaining away the differences when it is against your country and jumping on other differences when it is against another country that has been compared favourably to your country on a particular issue, now that just is no good.

.

The topic of this thread is the US president's love or leave iand other racist comments. These affect every state because, as much as you are federation of states, you are a nation. The words and actions by trump are affecting the level of open racism and violence in the US collectively. If you break up the US gun violence figures and compare these individually to equivalent nations, then this does not make the US look any better (outside of Hawaii).

I know what the topic is, and I know that the phrase is older than 45. It in't about gun violence

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #237 posted 08/15/19 9:16pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

People don't get it, but the need to compare countries just is no good, it just doesn't equate to the same. To comapre a country the size of America to a country the size of Japan is pointless.

.

If people really need to compare by size then do so by a state. Japan and California are equivalent. Every state in America doesn't experience similar gun violence. And therein lies the reasonings.


...........

The United States loses about thirty-three thousand people a year to gun related deaths. Among these deaths; thirty are homicides, fifty-eight are suicides, and four are other reasons every day.

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Japan's population is about three times smaller than that of the United States. With less people, the government has an easier time controlling people and making sure people are following the laws. The population is not only smaller but immensely less diverse that the United States. A less diverse country usually leads to more similar ideas and easier agreement as to how the government should rule. According to US News, Japan is ranked number fourteen for quality of life while the United States is ranked seventeen. (USnews) Living in a country with a higher quality of life can lead to happier people and less suicide rates.

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The population of Japan is much bigger than any individual US State but its rate of gun violence is much lower (and it , like every country is not perfect). Comparisions between different nations are valid and are not pointless. They can be used to highlight the relative importance of issues and to identify potential solutions. Explaining away the differences when it is against your country and jumping on other differences when it is against another country that has been compared favourably to your country on a particular issue, now that just is no good.

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The topic of this thread is the US president's love or leave iand other racist comments. These affect every state because, as much as you are federation of states, you are a nation. The words and actions by trump are affecting the level of open racism and violence in the US collectively. If you break up the US gun violence figures and compare these individually to equivalent nations, then this does not make the US look any better (outside of Hawaii).

OldFriends4Sale said:

I know what the topic is, and I know that the phrase is older than 45. It in't about gun violence

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You are getting a bit obsessivley creepy here. I made this post 9 days ago and as your obsession comes to an end in another of the threads where you wanted to dismiss comparisons that shine an ugly light on the US, here you are again.

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I agree, it should not be about gun violence and suggest you talk to the OldFriends4Sale who is obsessing about comparsions of gun violence rates between countries and demanding it be between specific states of the USA and countries.

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JoeyC said:


What complete load of bullshit ! wink


Historically, for people of color, the USA has been like a abusive, demanding, sadistic and overbearing parent. Nothing that people of color have ever done, has been good enough for America. We fought in your wars, and that wasn't good enough for you. We took care of your kids, and that wasn't good enough for you. We went to your institutions of higher learning, and that wasn't good enough for you. We followed your God and even that wasn't good enough for you. You've never been loving, loyal, just and fair towards us. We've had to fight and die for every single right that we hold. And, historically, you've killed us, you've beat us, you've raped us, you've maimed us, you've lied to us, etc etc etc. And to talk about respect? GTF outta here ! The USA has never respected its people of color. So, tell me why should i have blind loyalty and respect for it?

Anyway, these are just some thoughts. It’s not like i go around thinking about this shit everyday. For the most part, i don't trip. I'm a all inclusive kind of dude. My everyday attitude is live and let live... peace

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Black folks have treated America better than America has treated them.

Very true

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IanRG said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I know what the topic is, and I know that the phrase is older than 45. It in't about gun violence

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You are getting a bit obsessivley creepy here. I made this post 9 days ago and as your obsession comes to an end in another of the threads where you wanted to dismiss comparisons that shine an ugly light on the US, here you are again.

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I agree, it should not be about gun violence and suggest you talk to the OldFriends4Sale who is obsessing about comparsions of gun violence rates between countries and demanding it be between specific states of the USA and countries.

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Idc when the post was made, I did not see it then. It's funny how you like to try to tarnish someones character, which is against the rules, yet cry about about the rules saying we cannot say someone lied. Man you have some soul work to do. Look in the mirror mr down under. And it tends to be you sniffing around my posts and replying. Is this that thing I said about Catholism?

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I still stand to correct that number 45 had nothing to do with the creation of that phrase. It's old.

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