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Forum Post: Is this racism? Does anyone care?

Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 15, 2012, 4:36 p.m. EST by VQkag2 (16478)
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[-] 1 points by Shayneh (-482) 1 year ago

So tell us all - what does this say about todays society - seems to me that todays society shows no respect for anyone or anything and you wonder why young people are going to prision. Are you that stupid to understand this?

[-] 2 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

I am not stupid at all. Why would you say that? because I posted this article on this important issue.

[-] 0 points by Shayneh (-482) 1 year ago

This has been going on with our society for the last 20 years - there is no respect for anyone anymore so you aren't putting out any new information.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

Really? What disrespect are you referring to? We are pretty respectful here in NYC. Is that why you called me stupid? because you do not know how to be respectful.

Not everyone is like you.

[-] 1 points by Shayneh (-482) 1 year ago

I'm not sure how old you are but apparently you aren't very old to realize how our society and loyalty towards this country has changed.

People just don't give a shit anymore and could care less about killingk, maiming or stealing from someone as long as they don't get caught.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Wallstreet synopsis? Fortune 500? Fossil fuel industry?

[-] 1 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Your party won the election and the country. The important power in the country is yours to command. Why do you continue with this petty bullshit?

[-] 3 points by stevebol (1271) from Milwaukee, WI 1 year ago

Ignore (*)

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[-] -1 points by Builder (4202) 1 year ago

You're a shill kag.

Nothing more.

Peace.

[-] 1 points by ronniepaul2012 (214) 1 year ago

And why did you bump this post back up? (*) is best ignored.

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[-] 1 points by Builder (4202) 1 year ago

You're a shill, kag.

Why do U keep posting?

It's clear to everyone here that your efforts are contrary to #ows.

So what the phukk are you doing here?

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[-] 2 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

"The new Jim Crow"? Are you serious?

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[-] 1 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Yes, I disagree.

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[-] 2 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Actually I can somewhat agree. But drug laws have nothing to do with Jim Crow.

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[-] 2 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Maybe you can inform all of us how this equates to Jim Crow.

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[-] 0 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

You are avoiding the question. You equated Present day drug laws with Jim Crow laws. Yet you refuse to explain how they are the same. Please explain.

[-] 2 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

I'm not avoiding it. You said you disagreed, I choose to NOT explain! It is not necessary if we agree on the basic importance of changing the laws.

[-] 1 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Amazing....

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

Common ground! Not division. I don't want to argue, I want support for repealing the drug laws.

[-] 0 points by Coyote88 (-24) 1 year ago

Sorry. You spout lies to get attention to whatever your pet issue is. I despise lies. Or are you a believer in the ends justifies the means?

[-] 0 points by RedDragon (-161) 1 year ago

At many of our high schools in Citrus County there is an active police presence; they are Sheriffs, not retired auxiliary, with an office, weapons scanners, a K9 unit, etc. and they conduct patrols, actively police. These are predominately white schools and we are an equal opportunity policer; call us conservative but we don't like gang bangers - they have no place in our schools.

It's zero tolerance - a pipeline to juvie detention or even prison - don't do the crime if you can't do the time. We simply do not want the druggies, the gangs, the victimizers in our schools or in our society.

[-] 3 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

If you are comfortable with that level of police state activity, then more power to you.

I KNOW that level of policing IS detrimental to the general welfare, & outlook of young innocent students.

I KNOW there IS a better way. And we as a society must find that better way. Certainly we should not just sit back, throw up our hands and resign ourselves to this obscene, hurtful tactic.

That would be giving up our responsibility, that would be lazy, defeatist & too easy,

Don't give up, don't give in to fear and "the hype".

[-] 0 points by RedDragon (-161) 1 year ago

Tell that to the people of Citrus County; many would not agree.

[-] 2 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

That is their misfortune (and their childrens)

If they are ok with it, then it will continue. If they want a better existence they will question it, and find alternatives.

Fear has made them accepting of a horrible situation. Thats what fear does. And that's why politicians use it. Don't submit! Denounce fear mongering, and you (& you're children) WILL be free again.