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Old 10th Jun 2021, 05:19
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Racist in position of command in US Army?

https://humanevents.com/2021/06/09/b...f-the-problem/

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Rhodes, commander of the 1-8 Infantry – “Fighting Eagles“, has a message for all serving in the military: if you’re white, you’re the problem. It was recently discovered that Rhodes, who holds a position of authority and responsibility, runs a private, “woke,” left-wing Twitter account under the name “Dru.”

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Old 10th Jun 2021, 05:36
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Well, given some of the stuff being trooped out these days, perhaps there is more than a grain of truth in his statement.

Rhodes (unfortunate surname given some events in UK) was probably ill advised to publish that comment. It will be interesting to see the official reaction, which might go someway to proving or otherwise the accuracy of his original comments.

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Old 10th Jun 2021, 10:48
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I don't see this blame culture opening any minds or hearts. Males, whites what's next?
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As he is white, I take it he is part of the problem.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 17:43
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It would appear he is, in his own words, “part of the problem”.

https://thepostmillennial.com/u-s-li...white-rhetoric

Good grief, there are some idiots around. I favour Morgan Freeman’s approach:



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Old 10th Jun 2021, 18:30
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Certainly the smartest way to look at it.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 18:47
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Yeah lets just sweep bigotry under the carpet because that has ALWAYS worked.

Oh wait...
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It does seem to help certain political parties curry favor from voters.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 21:49
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Originally Posted by ExAscoteer2 View Post
Yeah lets just sweep bigotry under the carpet because that has ALWAYS worked.

Oh wait...
For a minute there, I thought you were conflating remedying harm by inflicting it. Phew.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 21:50
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So if I read that article I can see no evidence of where this supposed comment was made, what the context was, no quoted sources, they’ve lifted anonymous text messages with comments like “my buddy said this” and “someone told me”.

Human Events has an obvious strong political bias. The author, Jack Posobiec, is an alt-right conspiracy theorist who has a long history of spreading false stories.

This “story” contains almost no verifiable facts and zero context about where and why these comments were made and comes from an author with a strong bias and a dubious record.

I’d certainly file this in the “fake news” category.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 22:07
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As an American White Male, I'll worry about "racism against whites/males" in the case of any whites/males whose forbears were:
1) enslaved by another race for 250 years, and
2) discrimated against legally for another 100 years and
3) discrimated against "de facto" for the most recent 60 years

Otherwise - not really.
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enslaved by another race for 250 years,
Most of the people catching blacks to be slaves were black themselves. They just saw a business opportunity in selling them to white/brown/yellow/puce/alabaster people.
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Old 11th Jun 2021, 00:43
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Read the thread title.

"US"

Got any examples of blacks enslaving blacks in the US?

What a sad putrid excuse for an argument.
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Originally Posted by pattern_is_full View Post
Got any examples of blacks enslaving blacks in the US?
Even Google will lead you to documentation of black slave owners in the US.
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Must be sad to be a victim for millennia .
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