Strange Fruit

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Silas.soule, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Silas.soule

    Silas.soule

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    Singer Billy Holiday sang a tune about black men hanging from trees because of lynchings. Today's news has the story of the Arkansas man executed. So, I'm curious:

    Does the fact that whites in America will soon NOT be the majority (no racial group will be) cause you to question the death penalty?

    Maybe now is a good time to abolish it?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_Fruit
     
  2. DonGlock26

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    More like "Strange Fascists"

    It makes me question the Left's agenda to make whites a minority in North America
    and Europe.

    Has a political ideology ever been so dedicated to destroying an entire race in human
    history?
     

  3. wprebeck

    wprebeck Have you seen me?

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    I don't think you understand math.
     
  4. DocCasualty

    DocCasualty Wolverine

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    I don't really understand your question. Whites are the largest number executed by far and even more represented as victims of those executed for murder. Sure, Blacks are over represented in executions but that appears to be pretty consistent with their over representation in crime across the board.


    Race of Defendants Executed in the U.S. Since 1976
    BLACK
    499 34.5%
    LATINO 120 8.3%
    WHITE 807 55.6%
    OTHER 23 1.6%

    NOTE: The federal government counts some categories, such as Hispanics, as an ethnic group rather than a race. DPIC refers to all groups as races because the sources for much of our information use these categories.

    Race of Victims Since 1976
    BLACK
    324 15.3%
    LATINO 149 6.9%
    WHITE 1609 75.6%
    OTHER 45 2.1%

    NOTE: Number of Victims refers to the victims in the underlying murder in cases where an execution has occurred since the restoration of the death penalty in 1976. There are more victims than executions because some cases involve more than one victim.

    Race of Victim Figures up to 7/1/2016 from NAACP-LDF "Death Row USA (July 1, 2016)" in addition to DPIC data.

    https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/race-death-row-inmates-executed-1976
     
  5. JFrame

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    The OP is certainly strange fruit... o_O

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    What's strange is that today's black entertainers are all about murder, drugs, guns, violence, zero personal responsibility, zero family unit.

    President Obama always paid his respects to crack cocaine dealers and gangster thugs like Jay Z. It's a shame what happened to blacks for the last 60 years in America under the Democrat regime.
     
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    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    I'm in favor of public hangings, but I'm also a forgiving person. If the rope breaks on the second attempt too, your sentence will be commuted to Life without parole.

    Hey, if the bastard is that lucky he deserves to live.
     
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    The punishment is for the crime, not for the race or gender of the criminal. Minority or majority, makes no difference. A criminal is a criminal.
     
  9. jeanderson

    jeanderson Making America great again! Platinum Member

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    I'm really struggling to understand the context of your question. You're tying lynchings to someone being lawfully executed for committing a crime? And most (not all) lynchings in the last century were black victims and because whites won't be a majority, whites should reconsider the death penalty?

    Seriously, I'm really confused by your context (not your question).
     
  10. happyguy

    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    You must truly live in bizarro world.

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  11. Silas.soule

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    Have not white American's done it to themselves? General Electric only quit firing female employees when a judge told them to stop doing so. UPS recently was in the news for doing the same. "Family Values" is just talk at the Republican convention, to please the conservative clergy. American business can't be bothered with human needs. It's just exploiting American women in the workplace, making them not have children as a condition of employment.
     
  12. Silas.soule

    Silas.soule

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    I knew someone would say this! The only question was WHO.
     
  13. Silas.soule

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    Happy Guy, you don't win a debate by ad hominum reasoning. Makes your stance look weak, also.
     
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  14. Silas.soule

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    As a white man, nothing makes me appreciate how a jury could wrongly convict because of bias than does the prospect of being the only white person in the courtroom. It should focus your attention, also.

    Now, you have only 2 options:

    Option 1: Write your Congressman and tell them you think the job of the federal government is to maintain numerical majority of white folk. If they do as you recommend, it can only be a temporary measure. Then, a backlash will come. While in effect, America's global rivals will point to the legislation as evidence Americans are hypocrits.

    Option 2: Get the death penalty abolished. This is more likely to be permanent.
     
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    LIBERALISM ...a racist (anti-white) blame / hate America first cancer..."Americans" ...see it every friggen day with the leftist Media....and their Lemmings...getting old...but amusing watching the left getting Triggered and shouting ...day in and day out...Its all white (Americas) Fault...!!

     
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    You took one look at a Red Porsche, and you conclude that all Porsches are Red.

    can you understand that ?
     
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    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Either that doesn't make any sense, or this thread was started by somebody on my ignore list, so what you are talking about is invisible to me.

    EDIT: Looking back at the forum, I can see it's option #2
     
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    leave Porsches out of this, they did nothing wrong here.
     
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