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  • biggiepops2 biggiepops2 Feb 9, 2013 2:47 PM Flag

    Why do we have black history month?

    Very few blacks have contributed to America in a big way. Sure there was the Tuskegee Airmen and Martin Luther King but just give them special holidays like Lincoln and Washington had until the blacks forced them together to form Presidents day. If we are going to waste a month on blacks then why not also a month for Indian's, Middle Easterners, Asians, Europeans and Whites? They all have contributed to America in some way, why must we spoil the blacks more than they already are?

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    • sdmiller4747@sbcglobal.net sdmiller4747 Feb 10, 2013 5:14 PM Flag

      If schools raised the academic levels to where it should be you'd stop seeing blacks in schools. Of course we shouldn't forget the southern schools and their excellence in sports education.

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      • dmiller4747 . Feb 10, 2013 5:14 PM . Permalink
        If schools raised the academic levels to where it should be you'd stop seeing blacks in schools. Of course we shouldn't forget the southern schools and their excellence in sports education.
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        Obviously they could never be on a par with you and your education level.
        If you would care to re-read your statement you would observe that levels are plural and it is singular, my goodness !!!
        You still believe intelligence is linked to color do you? Ha! ha!ha!

    • sdmiller4747@sbcglobal.net sdmiller4747 Feb 9, 2013 9:42 PM Flag

      Can we forget the NFL's Hall of Fame and how the blacks have contributed so much to it? A thousand years from now people will still be talking about that contribution by the black culture. I get misty eyed everytime I think about it! Who can forget Curly Culp or Curtis McClinton?

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      • So we understand that your idea of history is a football game. Figures. You are so far gone that you even begrudge black Americans a role there. Pick up your Stars and Bars and leave.

        I estimate that the US GDP would be 20% higher and the life expectancy in the Confederate culture area close to California if the Confederate culture area were assimilated and disappeared. Both black and white Americans from that area have completely identical economic interests but have been kept at odds while the real players clean the table. It's been 145 years since the Civil War and that core area remains a social and economic fossil.

        The only real chance to keep the core Confederate culture area in the US is if it's colonized by Hispanics and the local culture there supplanted. Everyone in that area would be better off as would the USA in general. Amnesty? Bring it on....

    • sdmiller4747@sbcglobal.net sdmiller4747 Feb 9, 2013 9:24 PM Flag

      A more serious problem is eventually being overrun by Mexicanos. With no border fence to speak of, all I can hear in my dreams is the pitter patter of little Chicano feet crossing over the border into the U.S. Do you know how much the American Taxpayers are responsible for for keeping a fleet of 11 million illegals? Or is it 20 million? Whatever the number, it's staggering!

    • biggiepops2 . Feb 9, 2013 2:47 PM . Permalink
      Very few blacks have contributed to America in a big way. Sure there was the Tuskegee Airmen and Martin Luther King but just give them special holidays like Lincoln and Washington had until the blacks forced them together to form Presidents day. If we are going to waste a month on blacks then why not also a month for Indian's, Middle Easterners, Asians, Europeans and Whites? They all have contributed to America in some way, why must we spoil the blacks more than they already are?
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      I guess you really are incredibly naive and peculiarly insensitive.
      It has occurred to you that they are specifically discriminated against as a group or you would not have bothered to write.
      Your note probably stems from a feeling of guilt that we would engage in slavery, segregation and any other kind of harassment because of a persons color.
      If you would just take the time to read any history you might gain some insight.
      Of course I would assume you are of the correct American color which makes it easy to talk about discrimination.
      Indians were not enslaved all we did was attempt to eradicate them and stick them on reservations
      Asians were subjected to discrimination and I am not quite sure how you differentiate between Europeans and Whites.
      What particular ghetto variety do you stem from ?

    • To show how America has evolved to a true opportunity society.

 
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