Politics Reparations Poll, yay or nay?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by PI Nate, Jun 28, 2015.

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Reparations, yay or nay?

Poll closed Jul 1, 2015.
  1. Once and for all, let's settle up.

    5.0%
  2. Eff that, I'm not paying anything.

    92.8%
  3. Needs additional study

    2.2%
  1. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    The POTUS admittedly had a big week. Bursting with confidence and watching the clock, will Reparations be next on the agenda?
     
  2. Dirty South

    Dirty South Large Member

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    Anyone alive who has been a slave gets reparations.

    Everyone else can get a j-o-b.
     
  3. fredrogers

    fredrogers Well-Known Member

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    All eight of my great grandparents came over from Italy in the early 1900's. I ain't paying shit.
     
  4. HypocriteHowie

    HypocriteHowie Well-Known Member

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    Yes reparations, Stern owes me money for ripping me off.
     
  5. skylarbrie

    skylarbrie Well-Known Member

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    the NBA, and the NFL are more than enough compensation:)
     
  6. Chatsworth

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    Needs further study.

    Let's give every citizen of Detroit a half-million dollars and see what happens over the next five years.
     
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  7. The Snork

    The Snork VIP Extreme Gold

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    Did you know that there were more IRISH slaves in the US than black? I heard this the other day. Might be true.

    From 1641 to 1652, over 500,000 Irish were killed by the English and another 300,000 were sold as slaves. Ireland’s population fell from about 1,500,000 to 600,000 in one single decade. Families were ripped apart as the British did not allow Irish dads to take their wives and children with them across the Atlantic. This led to a helpless population of homeless women and children. Britain’s solution was to auction them off as well.

    During the 1650s, over 100,000 Irish children between the ages of 10 and 14 were taken from their parents and sold as slaves in the West Indies, Virginia and New England. In this decade, 52,000 Irish (mostly women and children) were sold to Barbados and Virginia. Another 30,000 Irish men and women were also transported and sold to the highest bidder. In 1656, Cromwell ordered that 2000 Irish children be taken to Jamaica and sold as slaves to English settlers.

    http://www.africaresource.com/rasta...the-irish-slave-trade-forgotten-white-slaves/
     
  8. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    isnt that basically what happened over the last 50 years there?
     
  9. The Snork

    The Snork VIP Extreme Gold

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    I'm all for giving anyone who wants reparations 40 acres and a mule IN AFRICA. I'd even spring for a 1 way ticket once they surrender their passport.
     
  10. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    I'll pay reparations to anyone left who was actually a slave.
     
  11. Captain

    Captain Alto, Blanco y Guapo

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    PI Nate. Stirring the pot on the Day of Rest, are we? ;)

    (I guess someone's gotta' do it.)
     
  12. F Timmy

    F Timmy Well-Known Member

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    I want reparations for paying more to golf the last two months since the urban course I play was unsafe. Bodymore riots cost me $200. Where's my money???

    [​IMG]
     
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    N Copter Shot Dead Banned User

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    There is no one alive today who was a slave. There are VERY few people alive today who had grandparents that were slaves. Fuck them.
     
  14. Rescued Owl

    Rescued Owl Well-Known Member

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    No fucking way Gange !
     
  15. Rupert Pupkin

    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    That was a sketch on "Chappelle's Show'

     
  16. F Timmy

    F Timmy Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    This feels about right. Call it square.
     
  17. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP

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    Same with my people but from Poland and Lithuania.
    People whose ancestors were here during the slave days should pay up.
     
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    Tyler9258 Old friends, old whiskey, old songs

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    Fuck no
     
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    This.
     
  20. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP

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    Okay, $50,000 to every Irishman in the U S should about cover it
     
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