Comments on: Pride or Prejudice? What the South can learn from Germany http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1085853 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:53:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1085853 “How about the south receiving the land and mineral rights bought by northerners at below fire sale price during reconstruction?”

How about we burn Atlanta again, and watch you people cry in your grits for ANOTHER 150 years. Quit starting wars with America, and we’ll quit winning them.

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By: Slammy http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1084875 Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:18:19 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1084875 How about the south receiving the land and mineral rights bought by northerners at below fire sale price during reconstruction? Place the income in a trust or something to help everyone living in these states. Germany got its land and resources back already, why not the south?

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By: takeapill http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1084863 Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:11:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1084863 “The Bavarian government, which owns the copyright to Hitler’s manifesto Mein Kampf until the end of this year, banned its publication.” ??? It’s be easily available in Canada for many years. In all kinds of forms, translations and sequel works. Perhaps the copyright holder just didn’t allow distribution in Germany?

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By: fazsha1 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1084743 Sat, 18 Jul 2015 17:41:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1084743 What shall we do about the Lincoln Memorial now?

The following is a sampling of Lincoln’s racist and white supremacist beliefs (“CW” stands for Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, followed by the volume and page numbers):

“Free them [black slaves] and make them politically and socially our equal? My own feelings will not admit of this . . . . We can not then make them equals.” (CW, 2, 256). “There is a natural disgust in the minds of nearly all white people, to the idea of an indiscriminate amalgamation of the white and black races.” (CW, 2, 405). “What I would most desire would be the separation of the white and black races.” (CW, 2, 521). “I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and black races . . . . I, as well as Judge [Stephen] Douglas, am in favor of the race to which I belong, having the superior position.” (CW, 2, 16).

“I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races . . . . I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people.” (CW, 3, 145-146). “I will to the very last stand by the law of this state [i.e., Illinois], which forbids the marrying of white people with Negroes.” (CW, 3, 146). “Senator Douglas remarked . . . that . . . this government was made for the white people and not for Negroes. Why, in point of fact, I think so too.” (CW, 2, 281).

And yet we hold up Lincoln as some paragon of virtue, even to this day. If someone brings up these quotes, you’re called a “Lincoln Hater”. Why? Because these people have been programmed to adore Lincoln from grade school, and they don’t like when they are presented with new information that forces them to consider possibly changing their minds. In a strange case of projection, they would rather accuse people who bring up Lincoln’s comments of being racists rather than to consider whether Lincoln himself was a racist. Lincoln’s legacy must be preserved at all costs, to them.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1083961 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:46:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1083961 Klan flag. Klan states.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1083227 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:45:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1083227 LetBalanceCome, you represent the conservative racist platform very well. Not only are you better than black people, but you don’t need science in your way either. Physical anthropologists, archaeologists, biologists, forensic scientists suddenly become…. “media” to the trailer park fok snooze hoards.

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By: LetBalanceCome http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1083223 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:19:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1083223 When Europeans sailed their tall ships to Africa in the 1500’s they left behind libraries, universities, cathedrals and science to find a bunch of people living in huts chucking spears at each other and offering captured war prisoners as slaves. Yet the media says we all came “out of Africa”. Pretty obvious we didn’t I don’t have a flat nose, big lips nor curly hair, nor brown eyes. You may be descended from them though.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1082749 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:07:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1082749 The Morrill Tariff Act saved America. The south was not in favor, because the southern politicians were ok with trying to be a raw materials resource colony like Peru or Haiti. In other words, the poverty-forever-plan (unless you owned slaves, which most southern politicians did). So the South was on a doomed path, and picked the wrong fight with a superpower.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1082716 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:46:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1082716 “Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery– the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun.”

Secession Statement of Mississippi. 1860. Yeah, they were really concerned about taxes. And stuff. You people down in dick-see need to learn google.

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By: brotherkenny4 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/07/14/pride-or-prejudice-what-the-south-can-learn-from-germany/#comment-1082309 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:18:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=42049#comment-1082309 The confederate flag was the flag of slavery and as such is anti liberty and anti freedom. It is essentially the flag of the kings of the southern US and stands for enslavement of all. Had slavery stood, you would have two paths in life determined by birth happenstance. You would be a king or you would be a slave. Most of us would be slaves, even more than we are now (note that we are slaves, but only because so many people are brainwashed to be followers and consumers. The north fought the war for freedom and liberty for all. It’s not unusual that there are some people who prefer servitude to a master rather than having to live with the consequences of their own decisions, and that, is who waves the confederate flag, the kings and the minions who prefer a master to freedom.

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