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Small groups now canvassing LEOs' neighborhoods,
'threatening to burn down our homes and kill our families'
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-Land of the Free
CNBC: BET Founder Robert Johnson Calls For $14 Trillion Of Reparations For Slavery
Opportunist grabbing at the chance to execute a key item on an old list. Fuggedabout it, buddy.
[CNBC]
  • “Now is the time to go big” to keep America from dividing into two separate and unequal societies, Robert Johnson said in a CNBC interview Monday.

  • Johnson said reparations would send the signal that white Americans acknowledge “damages that are owed” for the unequal playing field created by slavery and the decades since.

  • The wealth divide and police brutality against blacks are at the heart of protests that have erupted across the nation following last week’s killing of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis.

Gonna have to discount the damage done by all the death, maiming and destruction of the Civil War first.
Then deduct all the costs of black pathology to our society and civilization, including but not limited to:

Crime,

Affirmative action

The financial costs of the countless social programs designed to "lift blacks up".

The damage done to our Constitutional rights under color of "integration".

Property value decline brought about by black people moving into the neighborhood.

Etc, etc.

If there is still money left after that, split the money up and tell blacks: "You can have this money when you give up your citizenship and book passage to somewhere outside of the US. Go where you want, but you can't stay here."
Posted by: charger || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [486 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Eat a dick, grifter
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/02/2020 0:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Start big - with your own personal wealth, big guy! Give 'til it hurts, then give some more!
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 0:55 Comments || Top||

#3  I still have the immigration papers of my grandparents. So I had nothing to do with slavery. Why should I and my family be paying?
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 06/02/2020 1:14 Comments || Top||

#4  The vast majority of 'whites' had nothing to do with slaves. Most were descendant from the great immigration waves *after* the Civil War. And even if they weren't - very few whites, even in the south, owned slaves.

What about people like Obama - possibly a descendant of someone who sold the slaves to the 'white man' in Africa in the first place? And he is half 'black' and half 'white'...

I suggest the DNC first pay reparations. After all the vast majority of slaveowners were Democrats.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/02/2020 1:25 Comments || Top||

#5  $14 trillion = 600,000 Union dead * $23 million each life sacrificed to enable Emancipation.

i.e. Paid in Full.

Now go fuck off.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 1:26 Comments || Top||

#6  At the rate we're printing money that will be just pocket change in a couple of years.
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/02/2020 1:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Yall keep burning down the Post Office the check will never get to you anyway, bro.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 06/02/2020 1:55 Comments || Top||

#8  When I hear such maniacal ravings, I just shake my head. You just cannot argue with idiots.
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 5:09 Comments || Top||

#9  I call for a 14 Trillion payment from your community to the decedents of Union soldiers who died liberating your ancestors.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/02/2020 7:02 Comments || Top||

#10  When you ask reparations to the Arabs who caught MORE slaves tahn the whites, who systematically castrated en and whose main use for female for women was not cooking or cleaning the house but raping them in their harems
Posted by: JFM || 06/02/2020 7:26 Comments || Top||

#11  incentivizing victimhood = more victims

who woulda thunk it
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 06/02/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||

#12  Get to Liberia...

Just go...

I think the civilised countries should even fund you, one-way tickets, of-course.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/02/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||

#13  Make no mistake, the real BET message is actually the old Robert Mugabe message. Give us your land and cattle and be gone.

Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 7:56 Comments || Top||

#14  Fine but you go back to Africa as non-citizens with nothing. All payments taxed at 100% with the money going to families of Union soldiers and victims of black crime.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/02/2020 8:28 Comments || Top||

#15  Reparations? Johnson likes to pick at scabs and make things worse? Another idiotic idea that needs to be $hit-canned.

Otherwise what #5 Lex and others said.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/02/2020 10:27 Comments || Top||

#16  Person 1: Here is what you need to do to succeed...
Person 2: NO!
Failure results.
Person 2: Give us money because the system is unfairly stacked against us.
Person 1: WTF?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 10:35 Comments || Top||

#17  Democrats claim DACA kids shouldn't have to pay for their parents crimes...
...But white people are still responsible for 17th Century slave owners?

an old comment I read years ago, some things never change
Posted by: Jan || 06/02/2020 10:52 Comments || Top||

#18  A SHINE IS A SHINE till dey dies!
Posted by: ranture || 06/02/2020 11:20 Comments || Top||

#19  /\ That's good old Midwest talk.
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 11:38 Comments || Top||

#20 
How many ex-slaves are alive to collect?

I'm sure he doesn't mean HE should benefit from the suffering of others...
Posted by: flash91 || 06/02/2020 12:38 Comments || Top||

#21  At the rate they are digging their hole, they are gonna owe whitey a lot of scratch.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/02/2020 13:48 Comments || Top||

#22  I’m descended from people who owned slaves, others that didn’t and fought on both sides of the civil war, and every war since then. So I’m pretty sure you think I owe you and yours something. So it’s right in the closet, come and get it!!!!!
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/02/2020 15:51 Comments || Top||


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YouTube takes down NASA videos as Nat Geo tries to claim copyrights!
[ArsTechnica] SpaceX launch footage was taken down thanks to bogus copyright claim. The public domain video was restored to the public, but this happens a lot.

This weekend's launch, in which SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully propelled the Crew Dragon spacecraft and the two astronauts on board from Florida safely into space, was amazing, awe-inspiring, and frankly, just plain cool to watch. And here in the age of inexpensive, tiny high-definition cameras and streaming content, it should be easy to catch up on it if you missed it—or even if you just want to watch it again for fun. But for most of the weekend and into this morning, you couldn't watch it at all, thanks to copyright content ID bots working overtime.

The May 30 launch was streamed live to NASA's YouTube channel and then archived, along with several shorter clips and highlights taken from the day-long livestream. NASA footage, like photo and video from other government agencies, is generally published into the public domain, not under copyright, and other entities can mirror or rebroadcast it. National Geographic also covered the launch, and its footage incorporated some of the NASA content. Then things got stupid.

By Sunday, the archival NASA video was no longer available to view, Twitter users spotted, because of a copyright claim from National Geographic. Attempts at that time to play back some of the NASA videos resulted in an error message saying, "Video unavailable: This video contains content from National Geographic, who has blocked it on copyright grounds."

NASA got involved by Sunday and pushed the companies for a fix. "Over the last few days our team at NASA has been in touch with YouTube who escalated the issue," NASA Communications Director Bettina Inclán said on Twitter Sunday night. "We also have been in contact with NatGeo who is committed to releasing the claims for Demo-2 coverage."

In the end, it appears that YouTube, NASA, and National Geographic got their issues sorted out. By 9:30am Eastern time this morning, the videos were restored and playable, and you can once again watch the launch to your heart's content.

IT KEEPS HAPPENING
Unlike Saturday's launch, however, this content ID claim was not a historic first but instead part of a familiar pattern. Almost this exact problem occurred back in 2012, when other businesses—in that case, the Scripps broadcast companies—improperly filed copyright claims against NASA hosting its own videos. The same happens to independent third parties who use public domain NASA footage.

YouTube introduced an appeals process for automated content ID claims in late 2012. For users whose videos get flagged—even when those videos use public domain content—the process for having them restored can still be challenging and esoteric.

That system is also exploitable. Last year, YouTube reached a $25,000 settlement with a Nebraska man over allegations that he abused copyright claims to extort other YouTubers by threatening them with bogus takedown requests unless they paid him money.
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 10:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [243 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wait til ISIS and the Taliban discover they can get money by asserting copyrights on their YouTube beheading videos.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/02/2020 11:34 Comments || Top||

#2  NatGeo an American pay television network and flagship channel that is owned by National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (73%) and the National Geographic Society (27%),[1] with the operational management handled by Walt Disney Television.

So Disney , aided by YouTube, tried to steal NASA's copyrighted videos while everybody's attention was on the riots
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 11:40 Comments || Top||

#3  That makes Disney TV another looting rioter!
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 11:50 Comments || Top||

#4  There should be penalties for filing false or inaccurate DMCA notices. A private right of action and statutory damages.
Posted by: Iblis || 06/02/2020 12:25 Comments || Top||

#5  Disney, IIUC, is pushing hard into the streaming media.

To top it off, Merkal's Big Draw (Elephant) turned out not to be. Even worse, she thinks it was and keeps calling wanting her next big show.

Imagine all these kids with space fever having to sign up for Disney Stream while Merkal mumbles through launch and orbital docking terms and procedures.

Even the young dude TV coverage picked out 'its condensation not smoke!' was getting on my nerves until I realized I'm not the target audience, the youngsters who grew up without the Space Shuttle are.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/02/2020 12:47 Comments || Top||

#6  There should be penalties

Ten year ban on any ownership stake in any sort of media.

Lifetime ban for corporate officers in place at the time of the violation.

Treble damages, not one time, but annually during the ten year time frame.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/02/2020 13:35 Comments || Top||

#7  ...just go back the the original copyright of 14 years with an additional 14 years for the individual creator. Their revenue stream will reduce to a leaky faucet, putting entertainment back to its proper place in society.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/02/2020 14:57 Comments || Top||

#8  Murcek ISIS and the Taliban had monetized jihad YouTube videos. Youtuber was in fact funding them.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/02/2020 18:26 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Petition to Recall Walz Takes First Step
[AlphaNews] The Minnesota Supreme Court received the official petition to begin a recall of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz over the weekend.

This marks an important step in the process to oust the governor. In order for the court to have received the petition, it had to be deemed "valid" by the State Secretary of State, and be signed by 25 eligible voters and according to a legislative research report. However, the court now must also see validity in the petitioner’s claim that the governor is guilty of maleficence in order for the recall process to proceed— an outcome that some say is unlikely.
Malfeasance - How about ordering that CCPFlu patients be admitted to nursing homes; how about 81% plus of MN deaths occurring in nursing homes. Coumo has nothing on this guy.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Manslaughter charges.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/02/2020 2:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Governor Walz is the Commander in Chief of the Minnesota National Guard. Did Walz brief his daughter on when the MN NG would be deployed? Consider that during his time in the Minnesota National Guard, Walz was conditionally promoted to Command Sergeant Major. With two years remaining in his most recent 6 year enlistment, Walz received notification that his unit was going to be deployed to Iraq. Walz then retired from the National Guard. He quit. He bailed out on the men in his unit. Since Walz did not fulfill the conditions of his conditional promotion, his rank was reduced (the less elegant military term is busted) back to Master Sergeant when he retired. Walz claims that he retired as a Command Sergeant Major which is not true.. When the going was about to get tough for him in Iraq, Walz quit the MN NG..

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Jail Records Contradict Claims That Most Rioters Are from Out of State
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, and Gov. Tim Walz all have lied that many of the rioters wreaking havoc on the Twin Cities are from out of state, but jail records seem to show otherwise.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/02/2020 3:01 Comments || Top||

#3  When the rioters are your voters you have a problem.
Walz is up for reelection in 2023, I hope they can dislodge the incompentant oaf early.

If nothing else 2020 has showed that there are certain things we should judge our leaders on and good judgement in a crisis should rank far higher than opinions on gendered bathrooms.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 8:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Left splitting in two now: Cuomo calls DeBlasio a "disgrace," says that he can "displace" him
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 13:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Virginia governor rejects national guard request
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 13:30 Comments || Top||

#6  It does count if you think it's the BEE and it's not, right?
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/02/2020 16:21 Comments || Top||



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Tue 2020-06-02
  Small groups now canvassing LEOs' neighborhoods,
'threatening to burn down our homes and kill our families'
Mon 2020-06-01
  Son of Minnesota's attorney general: 'I hereby declare, officially, my support for ANTIFA'
Sun 2020-05-31
  As American Cities Burn, Trump Declares 'ANTIFA' a Terrorist Group
Sat 2020-05-30
  SpaceX makes history, launches NASA astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011
Fri 2020-05-29
  SpaceX SN-4 BLOWS up at 1:49 PM Local time in Boca Chica Tx
Thu 2020-05-28
  Afghan Nation Calls for Continued
Ceasefire, Violence Down 80 Percent
Wed 2020-05-27
  Palestinian teen dies while working with explosive in Gaza Strip
Tue 2020-05-26
  Three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to continue for another week
Mon 2020-05-25
  Kurdish policeman found beheaded in Kirkuk
Sun 2020-05-24
  UN committee urges France to prevent execution of convicted jihadists in Iraq
Sat 2020-05-23
  Large cyber attack against Israel conducted from Gaza, Turkey, North Africa
Fri 2020-05-22
  PA refuses UAE aid sent via Israel, won’t be ‘tool for normalization’ – report
Thu 2020-05-21
  Iraq security forces arrest the new ISIS leader
Wed 2020-05-20
  Abbas says the PA sees itself free of all agreements with Israel and the U.S. - including on security matters
Tue 2020-05-19
  GNA captures al-Watiyah Airbase from the LNA

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