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  1. Subscriberjoe shmo
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    11 Sep '17 23:393 edits
    I am absolutely appalled by the lack of ethnic diversity in these crowds in the aftermath of Irma.

    Here:
    http://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/852486/Hurricane-Irma-path-update-NOAA-Florida-looting-crime-Fort-Lauderdale-video

    And Here:
    YouTube

    And Again...Here:
    YouTube

    Sorry, It turns out they are just BLM volunteers rescuing Air Jordan's before the flood waters claimed them!

    YouTube

    Hahaha



    :'( 😲 😲 😵 😲
  2. Standard memberfinnegan
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    12 Sep '17 09:31
    https://medium.com/@thedididelgado/florida-cop-encourages-black-residents-to-die-in-hurricane-c2015516b0bd

    With the death toll from Hurricane Harvey still climbing, Polk County’s sheriff thought it would be a good idea to discourage residents with outstanding warrants (and by extension their children and/or guardians) from seeking shelter from Irma.
    Racist dog whistles aside, this should piss off everybody.
    For starters, why are we checking IDs to get out of the path of a natural-ish disaster? We’re still debating the ethics of forcing people to show IDs in order to vote. Demanding residents “provide proof of identity or face death by hurricane” sounds like a sub-plot from Game of Thrones. I‘m of the belief that a hurricane shelter probably shouldn’t have bouncers.

    Those defending Judd’s tweet seem more upset that he’s being called out for his racism, than the fact he’s discouraging human beings from finding shelter during a hurricane. For white Americans, it seems being called racist is now worse than being responsible for someone’s actual death.
  3. Standard memberfinnegan
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    12 Sep '17 09:47
    Originally posted by @joe-shmo
    I am absolutely appalled by the lack of ethnic diversity in these crowds in the aftermath of Irma.

    Here:
    http://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/852486/Hurricane-Irma-path-update-NOAA-Florida-looting-crime-Fort-Lauderdale-video

    And Here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6YK8efKsRI

    And Again...Here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6XEytxtEqk
    ...[text shortened]... s claimed them!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6-xokjS4PE

    Hahaha



    :'( 😲 😲 😵 😲
    Who did you imagine would go looting - the white middle class?

    Correlating skin colour with criminality is a mug's game in the USA. It's also a circular piece of logic. Racist Florida selects people for poverty and excludes thrm from opportunity on the basis of skin colour. Racist Florida polices its community on the basis of skin colour. Racist Florida makes it harder for Blacks to engage in the political process. What do you expect would be the result? Political activism? Not when your police system decapitates the Black community, targetting potential political leaders in the Black community. Not when your education system screws with their heads.

    You are right to be concerned.

    You should be concerned that social structures fall apart so readily on occasions when, in other countries, and notably in Cuba a few hundred miles to the south of Florida, shared vulnerability to natural disaster brings people together in a shared, socially cohesive response, supporting each other as a matter of course.

    You should be concerned that the US has chosen, as a matter of fixed ideology, to continually increase levels of inequality and to make it increasingly difficult for those in poverty (which is imposed by the economic system, it is a structural part of the system) to sustain a decent life.

    And you should be concerned that selection for poverty and exclusion is based on skin colour. Racism is deployed to split and emasculate working class politics.

    How do you expect Black people to respond to systematic racist abuse? By being meek and submissive? No, in capitalist society the poor dig ther own graves. They are aggressive, they are law breakers, they are disorderly, they are self harming on every level as they are demoralized by daily racism.

    Why does a white supremacist jerk like you even imagine you have a position to take pride in this situation? It is shameful and reflects on your racist values and the racist values of Florida and the US generally.

    Yes you should be appalled at the lack of diversity. In London there would be poor white kids in the mix. If there are none in Florida, then that tells you something about how successfully your country has racialised class issues and screwed with your heads.
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    12 Sep '17 09:47
    I guess being black and having warrants against you mean the same thing.
  5. Standard memberfinnegan
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    12 Sep '17 09:50
    Originally posted by @eladar
    I guess being black and having warrants against you mean the same thing.
    The article explains dog whistles clearly enough to make your standard response even more idiotic than usual.
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    12 Sep '17 12:17
    Originally posted by @finnegan
    The article explains dog whistles clearly enough to make your standard response even more idiotic than usual.
    In other words reality doesn't matter just personal bias.
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    12 Sep '17 12:54
    Originally posted by @eladar
    In other words reality doesn't matter just personal bias.
    If you like. Always interesting to hear from you.




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    12 Sep '17 17:57
    https://egbertowillies.com/2017/09/11/trump-effect-biracial-boy-lynched/

    Police are investigating the incident of an 8-year-old boy lynched apparently by boys who taunted him with racial epithets.
  9. Subscriberjoe shmo
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    13 Sep '17 00:583 edits
    Originally posted by @finnegan
    Who did you imagine would go looting - the white middle class?

    Correlating skin colour with criminality is a mug's game in the USA. It's also a circular piece of logic. Racist Florida selects people for poverty and excludes thrm from opportunity on the basis of skin colour. Racist Florida polices its community on the basis of skin colour. Racist Flo ...[text shortened]... ing about how successfully your country has racialised class issues and screwed with your heads.
    There are substantially more whites living under the poverty level in Florida than Blacks.

    http://www.kff.org/other/state-indicator/poverty-rate-by-raceethnicity/?dataView=1&currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D

    Why are they fantastically underrepresented in the instances of looting?

    Before you say only black people in poverty need stuff, let me go kick myself in the balls a few times...it will save me some time reaching the point of nausea.
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    13 Sep '17 01:012 edits
    Originally posted by @athousandyoung
    https://egbertowillies.com/2017/09/11/trump-effect-biracial-boy-lynched/

    Police are investigating the incident of an 8-year-old boy lynched apparently by boys who taunted him with racial epithets.
    Yeah, that's terrible behavior from kids. It has nothing to do with Trump. It is also terribly irrelevant to this post.
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    13 Sep '17 05:35
    Originally posted by @joe-shmo
    I am absolutely appalled by the lack of ethnic diversity in these crowds in the aftermath of Irma.

    Here:
    http://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/852486/Hurricane-Irma-path-update-NOAA-Florida-looting-crime-Fort-Lauderdale-video

    And Here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6YK8efKsRI

    And Again...Here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6XEytxtEqk
    ...[text shortened]... s claimed them!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6-xokjS4PE

    Hahaha



    :'( 😲 😲 😵 😲
    Com'ns mang. That ain't PC. Wonder if my boat is still behind the barn?
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    13 Sep '17 08:30
    Originally posted by @joe-shmo
    There are substantially more whites living under the poverty level in Florida than Blacks.

    http://www.kff.org/other/state-indicator/poverty-rate-by-raceethnicity/?dataView=1&currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D

    Why are they fantastically underrepresented in the instances of looting?

    Before you say on ...[text shortened]... o kick myself in the balls a few times...it will save me some time reaching the point of nausea.
    Would you have posted videos showing whites looting?

    Somehow I doubt it.
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    13 Sep '17 09:283 edits
    Originally posted by @joe-shmo
    There are substantially more whites living under the poverty level in Florida than Blacks.

    http://www.kff.org/other/state-indicator/poverty-rate-by-raceethnicity/?dataView=1&currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D

    Why are they fantastically underrepresented in the instances of looting?

    Before you say on ...[text shortened]... o kick myself in the balls a few times...it will save me some time reaching the point of nausea.
    Yes the white working class is victimised by poverty and inequality as the Black working class is. The function of racism is to divide and emasculate the working class, preventing solidarity and preventing effective political awareness. You are educated from childhood to imagine that these divisions are forces of nature when they are clearly products of a sick and sickening US political ideology.

    How that reflects in law breaking is hard to say because most of our data comes from police enforcement and the justice system, which targets the Black population in discriminatory ways that are too well documented to need arguing here. The evidence is overwhelming that Blacks are more aggressively policed, more often stopped, more often arrested, more often charged, charged with more serious offences, given worse sentences, treated worse in the prison system. Sure - that system will produce statistics that say Blacks are criminals because of course they are - that is the definition of a criminal. They have been criminalised! Law breaking does not create criminals - policing does. Where would you like to start educating yourself?

    Your video is not evidence of general behaviour patterns, it is a specific incident and as such a case of selective reporting.

    The criminal patterns in Florida are everything to do with racism and inequality and nothing to do with being Black as such. Black crime is caused by White policing. They fkg hate the police, they hate the system and they hate white racists. Your racism is what creates that reaction. It destroys community, it destroys social cohesion, it fragments and alienates.

    Racism manufactures hatred. What do you think it would do? Knock Blacks into becoming like compliant sheep?

    Look at my thread about Cuba's response to hurricanes and show me how Blacks in a different social and political environment a short distance away behave quite differently, how Cuban society does not fragment like Florida's under the pressure of a strong wind and a high tide.

    Your post is all about misdirection. Look at the skin colour, forget to look at the social conditions which create looting in Florida, cooperation and mutual aid in Cuba.

    I don't see Blacks looting. I see Americans looting. It is your racist, unequal and violent society falling apart in the wind.
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    13 Sep '17 10:18
    Originally posted by @joe-shmo
    There are substantially more whites living under the poverty level in Florida than Blacks.

    http://www.kff.org/other/state-indicator/poverty-rate-by-raceethnicity/?dataView=1&currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D

    Why are they fantastically underrepresented in the instances of looting?

    Before you say on ...[text shortened]... o kick myself in the balls a few times...it will save me some time reaching the point of nausea.
    Big deal. I bet they voted for Trump, too.

    Morons.
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    13 Sep '17 19:42
    http://www.rawstory.com/2017/09/nashville-woman-shot-homeless-man-who-asked-her-to-move-her-porsche-then-left-him-to-die-police/
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