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$27M for slavery reparations
‘not enough,’ Princeton seminary
students say. They want $120M more.

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Posted By: Ribicon, 10/23/2019 4:19:16 PM

Princeton Theological Seminary pledged last week to use $27.6 million of its endowment to pay reparations for the school’s historic ties to slavery, believed to be the largest amount ever paid by a school to atone for benefiting from the slave trade. The school’s black student association says it’s “a great start, but not enough.” The Association of Black Seminarians at Princeton Theological Seminary—a student group that helped raise the slavery reparations issue at the school—plans to call for at least $120 million more in slavery reparations along with money for current African-American students and other changes, the association’s president said.


Is it ever enough? Provided white people still walk the earth, no. Where's the pressure on Yale University to turn itself into a black university? Elihu Yale was a slave trader.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley 10/23/2019 4:29:35 PM (No. 215651)
Get a job you lazy hippies! (Said in a Richard Nixon voice).
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/23/2019 4:30:27 PM (No. 215652)
I want reparations for being a slave to the IRS and US Treasury.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: aasilver 10/23/2019 4:31:20 PM (No. 215653)
They should ask for $1 Billion.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 10/23/2019 4:31:29 PM (No. 215655)
I want reparations for all the welfare and benefit payments for you that were deducted from my pay.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/23/2019 4:33:22 PM (No. 215659)
The gerrymandered congressional districts of the Congressional Black Caucus are more than enough reparations.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HerbVA 10/23/2019 4:33:33 PM (No. 215660)
Just fork it over, Whitey.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 10/23/2019 4:33:40 PM (No. 215662)
I guess the Princeton Seminary appears to have admitted some sort of ill gotten gain worthy of reparations. Dare i say that arriving a reparative proposal without the assent of the aggrieved parties is....white priviledge? Princeton has dug themselves a deep deep hole. I don't blame the African American students at all for demanding more.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: pinger 10/23/2019 4:40:45 PM (No. 215669)
Oh, but a dangerous web we weave. Suggest placing one hand over your wallet and the other over your butt hole.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Calico Al 10/23/2019 4:41:54 PM (No. 215670)
Will there be reparations for the people who lost relatives killed in battle so that the slaves would get their freedom?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ginadee 10/23/2019 4:47:32 PM (No. 215677)
OMG! All the gold in the world would never be enough for these "gimmies". I would never give them a dime.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mathman 10/23/2019 4:58:37 PM (No. 215684)
And who will get this money? All those who were slave owners before 1870 are dead. All of those who were slaves before 1870 are dead. How can reparations be provided to dead people, or taken from dead people? Reparations are a sham and a fraud. Will they bring back the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and Santa Claus as well? Princeton Theological Seminary has become a place of utter confusion. There is no truth to be found there. Merely political correctness.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: snakeoil 10/23/2019 5:01:54 PM (No. 215688)
Since Hussein The First and Hopefully The Last is half black and half white, will the white half pay money to the black half? Will DNA samples be used to pay off the alleged victims? Will white southerners be compensated for the loss of their property during The War of Northern Aggregation? Sounds like a lifetime job for bean counters.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/23/2019 5:15:02 PM (No. 215699)
Isn't it fun watching the liberals eat themselves? Since only Democrats ever owned slaves, let Democrats show us by example by paying out of their own pockets. I'll hold my breath.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 10/23/2019 5:15:43 PM (No. 215701)
And in reality, $100 is way too much. No person alive today ever was a slave. Unlikely that any person alive today is even a son or daughter of a slave, although it may just BARELY be possible. It was over 150 years ago. It is done.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: janjan 10/23/2019 5:29:07 PM (No. 215716)
Oh do they now. Since no living black person is actually entitled to be paid off with other people’s money the fight over who gets what would go on for years and destroy them all.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 10/23/2019 5:40:13 PM (No. 215734)
"Mo' money, mo' money, MO' MONEY!"
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman 10/23/2019 5:43:49 PM (No. 215736)
Come on! Don't be so cheap. Make 9.8x10 to the 30th.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 10/23/2019 5:45:18 PM (No. 215739)
Start a go fund me and get in touch with Rome. You get everything free newbys should all go FUND Yourselves!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: DVC 10/23/2019 5:54:23 PM (No. 215745)
Hmm, at that point #17, just round up to 10^31, but we don't have a name for that. Might be more dollars than there are stars in the Milky Way. Avagadro showed us that there are 10^23 for molecules per mole. Easier to say "all there is and ever will be".
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Reply 20 - Posted by: udanja99 10/23/2019 6:11:18 PM (No. 215756)
OK, you can have your reparations - we’ll give them to you in the form of one way tickets to the African country of your choice, but you will be required to give up your passport on arrival there.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 10/23/2019 6:11:59 PM (No. 215757)
Hey, Princeton, welcome to the slippery slope of Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie Land. I hope they drain you dry--and they probably will--before you cry "Uncle" and admit you screwed up! In fact, here's hoping your doors close because you tried to appease the beast and got devoured instead. What fools they be!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Historybuff 10/23/2019 6:25:30 PM (No. 215764)
I'm all for it. BUT: Aren't sure who your father is? No reparations. Not 100% US born ancestors before 1864? Only that percentage of the whole is yours. (Think Obama - No reparations - Michele reparations - the kids 50%. Ancestors who were black but had slaves themselves? Whee - you get to pay up too!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Catherine 10/23/2019 6:51:13 PM (No. 215776)
Only those still enslaved need to be reparated. (Did I just invent a word?) Anyway, slavery still exists in Africa, India and lots of little back water countries. And reading history about how millions of people were treated and enslaved over the centuries, people here have little to complain about.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: cThree 10/23/2019 6:57:37 PM (No. 215777)
They should dissolve their assets and cease to exist. THAT would be enough.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/23/2019 7:05:24 PM (No. 215787)
I will never understand the entitlement mentality, of taking from workers and giving to idlers, of wanting what others have earned.
4 people like this.

Reply 26 - Posted by: SALady 10/23/2019 7:18:24 PM (No. 215793)
It's a private college, and they can do what they want with their money. But if I were an alumnus, they would certainly never seen another penny from me if they are going to waste it on this PC insanity!!!!!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: rinohunter 10/23/2019 7:35:54 PM (No. 215801)
The dumbbell naval gazers of Princeton seminary (whatever that is) have opened Andora's box (as referenced by Seinfeld's Kramer).
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Reply 28 - Posted by: HammerDax56 10/23/2019 8:12:38 PM (No. 215809)
I want a pony. And free Brillo pads.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: padiva 10/23/2019 8:40:00 PM (No. 215819)
How about rescuing people who are confined to the sex traffic business?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: rochow 10/23/2019 9:12:19 PM (No. 215837)
Never enough will not be enough even when the never enough has been paid! BTW, how much will the relatives in Afffrikka pay who sold there people to the slave traders and are still doing so today???? Just wondering! 87 % of the Russian people were slaves under the czar, how much are they getting paid by the former USSR government or today?? Just wondering!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: JimBob 10/23/2019 9:23:06 PM (No. 215843)
I DEMAND Reparations for the 30 years of my working career that I was on the 'short end' of Affirmative Action.... the official Federal discrimination against White Men. I also DEMAND Reparations for the increased cost of Insurance, the increased cost of hiring extra Police, and the extra cost of unpaid Hospital bills (added to MY health insurance costs) due to the violence committed by the 1/2 of the 14% of the American population that claims African heritage.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Omen55 10/24/2019 12:00:51 AM (No. 215929)
Seeing this demand will disincline other colleges from the idea of reparations so that's a good thing.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 10/24/2019 4:15:27 AM (No. 215990)
When you find a living slave, we can talk. But, I am going to need some deductions. Like educating, feeding,, clothing, plus providing uniforms, horses and guns for the Colored Army. We'll talk. What nonsense. It will be far worse than the Pigford Settlement as everyone, including those who arrived yesterday, like Omar, decide they are black.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/24/2019 4:19:45 AM (No. 215993)
Free Money & I Want More. Typical.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: MDConservative 10/24/2019 6:00:23 AM (No. 216046)
Ironic, isn't it, that those here want "reparations" for whatever reason; others pay to come illegally with nothing. Blacks looking for reparations need to take it up with the African chieftains, Dutch and English who imported them to this hemisphere. American blacks are not the only "victims" - from Canada south to Brazil and Argentina there were slaves of various origins, not just Africans.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: jacksin5 10/24/2019 10:05:38 AM (No. 216280)
Where are the calls for reparations to those who came here wearing the yoke of Indentured Servitude? Oh, that's right, they were White Europeans. Sorry.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: mythman 10/24/2019 8:17:49 PM (No. 216772)
The Union dead and mutilated who fought to free slaves are reparation enough and more.
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