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Watch: NFL Legend Burgess Owens Says
Democrats Should Pay Reparations

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Posted By: Imright, 6/19/2019 6:54:57 PM

NFL legend and Super Bowl Champion Burgess Owens, does not agree with the Democrats about much. However, he does agree with them about reparations, except he believes the Democrats should be the only ones who have to pay them. During stirring testimony in front of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Reparations, Owens blasted the Democratic Party “for all the misery” they’ve brought to blacks; citing everything from the party’s support of slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, and abortion. Watch: (Tweet/Video) The testimony was in stark contrast to that of other speakers,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry 6/19/2019 7:09:47 PM (No. 101840)
Asking Democrats who fought the civil war to keep slavery to now pay reparations for slavery is by definition insanity. Let’s call it what it is. Wealth redistribution and voter candy. Not going to happen.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/19/2019 7:40:49 PM (No. 101852)
Good ones Burgess. Way to stand up and apply the snack down.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/19/2019 7:47:26 PM (No. 101860)
Really doubt the black community and the lefty Democrats are on the same page regarding reparations. More and more blacks are realizing there is nobody looking out for them. They can own up to their problems and fix them themselves or continue to complain about them. Wait and see what they do.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: farmwife 6/19/2019 9:13:04 PM (No. 101899)
Democrats need to be reminded it is their party that promoted slavery, and Jim Crow.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: David Key 6/19/2019 9:31:22 PM (No. 101905)
ooh ooh ooh I like dis, run him for something quick gov, senator, whatever
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Reply 6 - Posted by: dirtyjersey 6/19/2019 9:33:23 PM (No. 101906)
The Republican Party was founded to end slavery. In East Tennessee, there is the only congressional seat in the USA to have been continuously held by Republicans since 1859. The reason? East Tennessee was home to some of the first abolitionists. The congressman at the time, Horace Maynard, refused to resign from the US Congress when Tennessee seceded from the union. East Tennesseans also enthusiastically supported the Union Army. This is just one example of what REAL history is, not the nonsense being told by Democrats. Owens knows his stuff.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 6/19/2019 9:48:44 PM (No. 101916)
Woopsie! A truth teller drops a big t*rd of truth into the Demonrat pool.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: red1066 6/19/2019 9:53:51 PM (No. 101920)
It was the southern Democrats that started the Civil War. Wealthy land owners who owned slaves wanted to create a new nation which allowed slavery. Fights broke out in Congress when northern representatives were not in favor of slavery. This lead to the firing on Fort Sumter which started the Civil War.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/19/2019 9:57:35 PM (No. 101924)
Burgess earned a standing ovation with his soliloquy. If only he had called out the black Democrats on the panel as race opportunists I think they would have fainted.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Chuzzles 6/19/2019 10:48:26 PM (No. 101948)
If anyone should pay, it should be democrats. But they didn't pay the Japanese after their release from the internment camps, so why would they pay black descendants of the slaves their own ancestors held? The Japanese were more entitled to compensation, given how they lost everything they owned by being forced into those camps.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RenoVet68 6/19/2019 11:42:51 PM (No. 101982)
Eat your heart out Danny Glover, you 3rd rate actor.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/20/2019 12:07:26 AM (No. 101998)
I agree, let only the Democrats pay them, after all, they're the ones who owned the slaves and lost the war.
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