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'Y'all were running from us':
Michelle Obama claims 'white folks'
are 'afraid' of living in black neighborhoods

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Posted By: M2, 10/30/2019 7:26:26 AM

Michelle Obama spoke out against "white flight" in a recent interview, saying she experienced it as a kid and that it remains a problem. "As families like ours — upstanding families like ours who were doing everything we were supposed to do and better. As we moved in, white folks moved out because they were afraid of what our families represented," the former first lady said Tuesday at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. "I want to remind white folks that y’all were running from us ... This family, with all the values that you read about, you were runnin


Michelle, we will choose the same neighborhoods you and your husband choose to live in. You move into a completely black neighborhood and we will do likewise.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: felixcat 10/30/2019 7:37:37 AM (No. 221669)
Just leave the country for good. You have the money.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/30/2019 7:41:21 AM (No. 221676)
MIchelle, that's just not true!! I have ALWAYS wanted to be able to live in Martha's Vineyard on a 29 acre property on the water JUST LIKE YOU but we've only got 12 years before we're underwater, or something. And btw, Louis Farrakan lives in the whitest suburbs that ever was. It's a proven statistic that wherever blacks are more than 20% of the population, crime is sky high. Why is that Michelle? Why does crime seem to follow every significant percentage of population of color in the USA?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 10/30/2019 7:41:40 AM (No. 221677)
I notice you aren't living on the mean streets of Baltimore, honey.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 10/30/2019 7:42:24 AM (No. 221678)
Well yeah Michelle... We don't like getting robbed, shot, raped and murdered... we must be racist!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JrSample 10/30/2019 7:43:16 AM (No. 221680)
Don't they have a house at Martha's vinyard?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: msjena 10/30/2019 7:47:42 AM (No. 221681)
I don’t notice her and Barack moving back to the hood. And does she really think a white person would be safe living in a black neighborhood? Oh wait, I forgot —black people can’t be racist.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 1976Ag 10/30/2019 7:48:40 AM (No. 221684)
Her mouth is so big there's no room left in her head for a brain. Even so, she'd have to use a brain if she had one...... No chance of that.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: plaids 10/30/2019 7:48:58 AM (No. 221685)
Back in the 50's and 60's in Buffalo, NY the area known as the Fruit Belt saw the white population move to the suburbs. Blacks were moving in and reality sets in as the compatibility factor was non existent. Michelle you know why, you are to dishonest to acknowledge it. We are sick of your woe is me because I'm black. Enjoy your little bungalow on Martha's Vineyard!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: raspberry 10/30/2019 7:49:08 AM (No. 221687)
Guess what happened in my old neighborhoods in Baltimore and Washington. They are not livable today. What changed?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: qr4j 10/30/2019 7:51:12 AM (No. 221693)
I lived in a predominantly black neighborhood for 14 years. I happen to be white. Lots of good people there! But a few thugs as well as slum lords (thugs and slum lords have a symbiotic relationship) ruined it. Gunshots at night multiple nights a week. A drug house next door to the east. A dump of a house to the west. And yet the thing that worried me the most was being called a racist. And the only person who did was a mouthy black woman who served on city council. Made me physically ill because it wasn’t true. I don’t live there any more. Never care to go back. Scared? Not really. Just fed up with BS.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DCGIRL 10/30/2019 7:51:51 AM (No. 221694)
Nothing is stopping you and Barack from moving back to the black communities in Chicago. What's stopping you Michele????
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Daisymay 10/30/2019 7:52:38 AM (No. 221695)
All one has to do it turn on the Orlando News at 10 PM. The first 30 minutes are all Rape, Home Invasion, Robbery, drive by shootings, car Jacking and just plain Mayhem! So, Michelle, you go first!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lazyman 10/30/2019 8:01:55 AM (No. 221708)
I want to live in a community that supports the police and doesn't back up a suspect who gets killed when they confront a cop with a gun. This stuff is beyond skin color. It's about actions and attitudes. Not many want to live with lawlessness but the elephant in the room is that the communities themselves set the bar for what they will tolerate. So far that has led to most people with economic freedom to go live among law abiding people. It is no coincidence that those communities support their local sheriff.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/30/2019 8:08:31 AM (No. 221713)
In a just world, "she'd" have a bone in her nose.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ginadee 10/30/2019 8:13:30 AM (No. 221716)
I can think of many black folks I wouldn't mind living next to. They are clean, mind their lawns and property, church going, have children raised with respect by a mother and father that live together. Also participate in community endeavors,school functions, keep their trash cans inside till trash pick up day and return the cans the same day. Also are polite and caring toward their neighbors. I'm not asking too much. It's just the way RESPECTABLE people of all races and creeds live live. I don't believe I could stand having you for a neighbor. You have big mouth, poor taste and you and your husband are UPPITY. Not my type of neighbor.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Socio 10/30/2019 8:19:40 AM (No. 221724)
Sounds like she is not proud of her country anymore.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: moebellini3 10/30/2019 8:20:41 AM (No. 221725)
Lol, Michelle Obama, a total fraud. Total bullsh**. If white folk were running, she and her pathetic husband were right on their heels. Gues she doesn't read the papers about crime in cities like Chicago, Baltimore, St. Louis, NYC, Camden, Newark, New Orleans, Oakland, Atlanta and so many others. Black cities, zero civility, thats a fact. You see, this so called woman is a complete racist, like her husband. Got it.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ControlFreak 10/30/2019 8:22:04 AM (No. 221729)
Michelle, I’d run from you even if you were white.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: smsnod 10/30/2019 8:22:11 AM (No. 221730)
She's crying about White Flight, but then when white folks move into inner city neighborhoods & fix up the property, they call it Gentrification. Then they cry about how the property values go up & poor folks can;t afford to live there. Darned if we do...darned if we don't. So why should we care at all?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Newtsche 10/30/2019 8:23:12 AM (No. 221731)
An insulting topic on any level. What Cheney said, Mooch.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Deety 10/30/2019 8:23:42 AM (No. 221733)
The only way she could stand being married to that Liar Of The Year is if she is one, too.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: KevinSeattle 10/30/2019 8:24:22 AM (No. 221734)
Back in 1978 I was driving a cab for the Blue Cab Co, of Oak Park, IL( suburb of Chicago ). I was east bound on Madison St. stopped at the light on Cicero Ave. (a Black neighborhood). I had the misfortune of being the car right at the crosswalk. All the Blacks stared at me as they crossed in front of my cab and one guy pounded on the hood of my cab. White people don't belong in black neighborhoods if the want to stay alive for long.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ARKfamily 10/30/2019 8:25:09 AM (No. 221735)
Hey, Michelle, don't make this a racist thing. There are a lot of neighborhoods I would fear stepping in and it has nothing to do with the COLOR of one's skin. Get over yourself.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Judah 10/30/2019 8:28:00 AM (No. 221740)
Gee, Michelle, what happened to the shiny sleek hairdo. Were you trying to look like another race while you were first lady? She is as phony as they come. I am tired of her racist comments. Go away!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 10/30/2019 8:36:17 AM (No. 221743)
Sorry to provide a reality check to you, Moochelle, but it's all about CRIME, not about RACE. If there is a correlation between crime and a certain racial demographic in this Country, perhaps you should focus your attention on mitigating that issue.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Clinger 10/30/2019 8:41:04 AM (No. 221746)
My father-in-law moved his family out of the West side of Chicago when his children were getting bloodied by their neighbors on a regular basis. My wife still bears the scars. He didn't move them because he wanted to loose 90% of the value of his house, he didn't leave at the sight of black, he left at the sight of red flowing from his children. How is that racist? That sort of community organizing wasn't exactly a secret. We humans have a talent for pattern recognition and learning, the word gets out, the truth. How is it then racist for the the folks in the next neighborhood to skedaddle at the first sight of blacks moving in before their property values plunged and their children were pummeled? You know what's racist Michelle? The denial that there is a pattern of violent behavior in the black community. If you'd like to blame white people lets sit down over a cup of coffee and I'll help you construct that argument. Seriously Michelle, I do blame white people. I blame LBJ and the other predominantly white democrats who created the new plantation. I blame predominantly white folks in the media who helped paint the republican party as the impediment to black advancement in our society. We have much to talk about Michelle. "There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.”—Booker T. Washington 1911. I don't think my father-in-law created this by fleeing violence. Do you?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: hammondb3 10/30/2019 8:55:28 AM (No. 221760)
I am not afraid of living in black neighborhoods. I am afraid of DYING in black neighborhoods.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/30/2019 8:59:38 AM (No. 221766)
She's touching on my "Neighborhood Test" for racism... ask any liberal (white or black) which neighborhood they'd rather walk through at night, a black urban one, or a wealthy white one? If they have a lick of honesty they'll say, "the white one"... which puts the lie to any feelings of modern white racism.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: hammondb3 10/30/2019 9:16:09 AM (No. 221788)
28, In a similar vein... ask today's liberal God-haters this question... If you were walking down a dark urban street by yourself and saw 5 young men walking towards you on the same side of the road, would it make any difference in your assessment of the situation if you knew they had just left a Bible study group?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Vaquero45 10/30/2019 9:18:21 AM (No. 221792)
She was born in Illinois and went to Princeton. Why does she say "y'all"?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/30/2019 9:24:01 AM (No. 221798)
You betcha, Moochie.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: earlybird 10/30/2019 9:26:25 AM (No. 221799)
This is why, when they go to Martha’s Vineyard, they spend most of their time in blackish Oak Bluff? I’d love to see a fact check on her childhood experience. The neighborhood they lived in and how the demographic changed. The little street that I grew up on now has four black families. No one is moving anywhere. And the homes are increasing in value. She is a victim of RDS. Racial Derangement Syndrome. It’s the only card she knows how to play as she cozies up to Anna Wintour, the Clooneys, and the other white pals they have tried to cultivate...
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Reply 33 - Posted by: JimJr 10/30/2019 9:27:44 AM (No. 221801)
Black folks, too.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: paral04 10/30/2019 9:33:57 AM (No. 221807)
The top commentator nailed it! We don't see them iiving in black neighborhoods. She is nothing but a race baiting agitator.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: lakerman1 10/30/2019 9:47:40 AM (No. 221819)
"There is nothing more painful to me at this stage of my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery - then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved." Reverend Jesse Jackson, 1993 (I clipped that out of a newspaper back then, saved it, and note that the Dollar Bill Clinton crime bill was being debated at that time. And when Lady Lucifer was asked about the crime bill, her response was that there were lots of young black men who were predators who should be locked up. In a recent year in Erie, Pa., in an eastside black neighborhood, two Polish-American teenaged brothers were riding their bikes. A 14 year old black boy, with a criminal history dating back to age 5(!) had a stolen 45 caliber pistol in his possession, demanded the bike of the 18 year old boy, who refused the demand, and the 14 year old shot the white boy dead. The 14 year old was placed in jail, and in a recorded conversation with his mother, told her not to worry. "I drooled, and talked dumb to the police." (The murderer appeared to be about 10 years old.) The 18 year old white boy was about to graduate from East H.S. in Erie, and was enlisting in the U.S. Army. What would Michelle say about the Reverend Jackson's comment? What would she say about the 14 year old black boy murderer? And why is she saying 'y'all.' which is a cultural appropriation of a white southerner term?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: LadyHen 10/30/2019 9:51:42 AM (No. 221822)
Like all good liberal progressives, what they accuse you of is actually their own personal sins. Always remember that. The Mooch would never stoop to live in a black or mixed race neighborhood. She's too good for that. Hypocrit! My family has lived quite peacefully in a very mixed race middle class neighborhood for 20 years. And where do you live Mooch? I'm betting the hew of your neighbors varies from all of white to lily white! Affirmative Action bullying and blackmail is the only reason this thing has the money and influence she has. What a pathetic racist hatefilled thing she is.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: winmag 10/30/2019 9:53:17 AM (No. 221825)
Not proud of your country again you yammering racist. Shut your friggin pie hole.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: mizzmac 10/30/2019 10:02:28 AM (No. 221840)
So now she's omniscient? I think she might be running from "us" too. How many black neighbors does she have in her DC enclave and Martha's Vineyard compound? I thought so.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: john56 10/30/2019 10:05:26 AM (No. 221847)
How many nights has she spent in her Chicago house since, say, January of 2009? I'd be surprised if it were over 20.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: snapper451 10/30/2019 10:18:24 AM (No. 221860)
In the words of Ronald Reagan, “...there she goes again...”
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Reply 41 - Posted by: pixelero 10/30/2019 10:22:25 AM (No. 221863)
“Y’all,” and running from, “us”? Us and Them, the construct of every fascistic racist of the last century. A cynical, wholly made-up divisive rationale in pursuit of a globalist, collectivist agenda.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: beancounter 10/30/2019 10:22:59 AM (No. 221864)
I moved out of a black neighborhood. Well, I was the 3rd generation in my family to live there and it wasn’t a black neighborhood when my grandfather moved there. I moved out because my father was mugged, my brother was mugged, my manager at work was mugged, my car was stolen a few times and 3 people I knew were murdered. These crimes were almost all committed by blacks or Latinos. Now, if she’s saying that the people who committed these crimes had black values, then who is the racist, her or me? Likewise, if she thinks breaking immigration laws and committing fraud and identity theft are immigrant values, then isn’t she anti-immigrant?
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Reply 43 - Posted by: bighambone 10/30/2019 10:29:23 AM (No. 221867)
Those comments by Michelle Obama are sure to severely damage her ability to obtain enough votes of “White Folks” to ever win a Presidential election. You don’t see Barack and Michelle living in one of many Black ghettos in the Democrat run inner cities. I wonder why?
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Italiano 10/30/2019 11:17:49 AM (No. 221915)
Michelle Obama and Kamala Harris: Finalists in the Miss Congeniality Competition in Hell.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Starboard_side 10/30/2019 11:19:10 AM (No. 221916)
How, and why, is she appropriating the word "ya'll" when she was born and raised in Chicago, went to Ivy League schools, and does not seem to have ever lived in the South where it's far more common of a word?
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Reply 46 - Posted by: cor-vet 10/30/2019 11:19:21 AM (No. 221917)
What is the make-up of the neighborhood Mad Maxine lives in. Where Elijah Cummings lived? Where she and the Kenyan live? I'd like to know what percentage of black congress critters live in all black neighborhoods, or even predominantly black neighborhoods.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: HPmatt 10/30/2019 11:19:32 AM (No. 221918)
Kalorama has gone black? Whadda ya know...
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Reply 48 - Posted by: BillW. 10/30/2019 11:25:29 AM (No. 221921)
What's with the southern lingo, Mooch? KAG
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Readaholic 10/30/2019 12:09:46 PM (No. 221979)
In the eighties I moved to an area with a large black population and was shocked by their general rudeness toward white people. That's when I figured out who the REAL racists are.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: ladycatnip 10/30/2019 12:15:43 PM (No. 221984)
She always looks and sounds so A.N.G.R.Y. Not a happy, grateful or joyful person.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Bona Fides 10/30/2019 12:37:00 PM (No. 222005)
Yo, Mooch, ever bet on a horse? Yeah, past performance. Got it?
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/30/2019 12:39:39 PM (No. 222010)
You'd be a fool to live in some of the black neighborhoods in Seattle. I say that very sadly. I worked for 29 years with some absolutely wonderful black people. On the flip side of that coin, I worked with some trailer park trash while people. Good and bad come in all colors, but honestly blacks killing other black wins that contest.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/30/2019 1:14:18 PM (No. 222053)
When did they ever live a black life? We know Obama was raised by his white grandparents in Hawaii, and htat these two grifters have been running from their blackness for as long as they can remember. When did they do a thing for black unemployment in this nation? Trump did more in his first 6 months for the blacks than Obama ever has done in his entire adult life. How about that DC mansion, and the Martha's Vineyard island estate bought this year? Pretty white neighborhoods if you ask me. If whites choose to not live in slovenly, crime ridden drug addled neighborhoods, that is their choice Obama. Not YOURS.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Strike3 10/30/2019 1:32:11 PM (No. 222071)
Michelle would not want to have a conversation on this topic, she just wants to dictate her imaginary wisdom because enough people both black and white were stupid enough to elect her husband to the presidency. Why don't they make muzzles for people instead of just dogs?
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Reply 55 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 10/30/2019 1:36:51 PM (No. 222074)
Grew up in a Burough of 4000 people. Third highest crime rate in the county. Property values were in the toilet. Absolutely no opportunity. It was a poor town. Nobody stayed there if they could help it. People that moved in came from areas that were actually poorer. Racial composition was 50/50. Don't blame the people for leaving. This was mismanagement. The town was a thriving community before the steel mills shutdown due to obsolescence. The town had banked on those steel mills being there forever. No income, no city services like POLICE. It took years to get that way. The longer they waited, the harder the problems would be to fix. In the end, there was little or no incentive to fix anything. My brother and I both left. We moved our mother out later. White flight? Race had nothing to do with it. It was unsafe. We had all been mugged. Our house was arson. The town was UNSAFE. If we wanted good paying jobs, we had to leave the area. This had nothing to do about to do about race. Michelle, get off your high horse.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: anniebc 10/30/2019 1:54:15 PM (No. 222096)
No need for my input here; you guys have said it all. Good job, all of you! I'll just go back to my pre-blood boil state. Ugghhhhhh!
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Reply 57 - Posted by: raspberry 10/30/2019 3:20:21 PM (No. 222162)
Eight per cent of the population commits 50 per cent of the violent crime.
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Reply 58 - Posted by: DVC 10/30/2019 3:33:56 PM (No. 222185)
Well, yeah, it gets very rapidly tiresome to be robbed at gun and knife point.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: StormCnter 10/30/2019 4:09:44 PM (No. 222230)
I accuse Michelle Obama of wrongly culturally and geographically appropriating Southern terms of speech. I demand reparations.
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Reply 60 - Posted by: tom7 10/30/2019 8:48:51 PM (No. 222431)
Y'all be right on Mama Michelle! Us white folk gonna run from crime, violence, and venom. Life is too short to put up with people like you.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 10/31/2019 2:40:29 AM (No. 222581)
When did she and Obola ever live in a ghetto ? Our local ghetto wants white money but not white people. I recently told one "When you look at your county paycheck, remember my tax money is part of it"
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Decoding Trump Derangement Syndrome 3 replies
Posted by M2 11/3/2019 6:35:45 AM Post Reply
The monsoons in Mumbai are particularly punishing especially when you are the sole occupant of open-air rickshaw, engulfed in traffic beyond your range of vision. After several minutes the static traffic began to move, the collective noise of automobile engines was about to drown every sounds in the vicinity. Suddenly a shrill wail penetrated through, the sort of cry that would cause the most heartless of individuals to shudder. Quite soon, it was discovered that a puppy had surreptitiously crept under a taxi cab to avoid the heavy rains. Everybody stepped out of their cars fearing the worst. Then the taxi driver emerged with the puppy in his arms
Envy is a symptom of
Trump Derangement Syndrome
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Posted by M2 11/3/2019 6:23:05 AM Post Reply
Trump derangement syndrome (TDS) is a mental disorder in which a person has effectively been driven insane due to his hatred of Donald Trump, to the point where he abandons all logic and reason. Such people are impervious to facts that contradict their preconceived notions of the president. As to a syndrome, it's a group of symptoms that consistently occur together and indicate the presence of a particular mental or physical disease. For example, symptoms for the onset of diabetes include things like increased thirst and urination, insulin resistance, high belly fat, blurred vision, and so on. One of the symptoms of TDS is envy.
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