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The New York Times considers the relevant question:

Have the Dallas Police Improved? Depends on Whom You Ask
By JOHN ELIGON and NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES JULY 12, 2016

… In the wake of last week’s sniper shooting that left five Dallas police officers dead, many people have lamented that it happened in this city, with a black police chief who even critics say has made inroads with the community and worked to steer his force away from its history of racism and abuse. Since Chief David O. Brown took over the department in 2010, excessive-force complaints have dropped 64 percent, and he has started de-escalation training and a successful community policing program.

But for all the progress that the Dallas police have made, this remains one of the most segregated big cities in the country, with yawning racial gaps in housing, schools and employment. Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30, which serves as a line of demarcation between opportunity and neglect. While downtown Dallas is flush with glassy skyscrapers and high-priced restaurants, large tracts of the city’s southern sector are empty and ragged.

“People look at the Black Lives Matter movement as people protesting against police brutality,” said Terry Flowers, the executive director and headmaster of St. Philip’s School and Community Center in South Dallas. “I think it is much larger than that. People are protesting against a social engineering of inequity. In the broader community here, there is tension. You get pulled over by a police officer, there is automatic tension.”

So while the Dallas Police Department has gained national acclaim, the extent to which these reforms have changed how black residents view the police, and the extent to which they have altered the way the city’s most marginalized residents interact with the police, depend largely on whom you ask.

 
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  1. Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I’ve seen this before. I just can’t remember where. Now, where was it?

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    • Replies: @E. Rekshun
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods


    When were those "decades" by the way?

    , @Frau Katze
    >>where have you seen this before?

    Every single article ever written on the subject? I'm not even American but it sounds awfully familiar. It would appear the upper part of the bell curve blacks have moved off on their own, but left the lower part core that seem to resist everything the USA has tried in the last 50 years.

    How long will the MSM keep writing such articles? As long as they can get readers.
    , @AnotherDad
    Well done iffen, that's the sentence that most annoyed me too.

    And it's bog standard. It's always "discrimination" and "policies" that somehow magically "concentrate" blacks in "deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods". Blacks have no agency, they have absolutely *nothing* to do with their being poor.

    It can't possibly be that blacks say aren't real bright, aren't very conscientious, aren't very cooperative and just don't do really well in navigating industrial civilization. And that other non-black people tend to voluntarily flee from\avoid black areas because of blacks dysfunction and especially their tendency toward crime and violence. I mean in the other communities and nations with blacks we don't see this same pattern?

    In my old age, i just get so sick of reading what are essentially political editorials promoting a sociology that has basically been thoroughly debunked by everything that's happened in the last 50+ i've been alive.

    Seriously we've done the civil rights experiment. The wave packet has collapsed. The uncertainty is gone.
    , @SMK
    a 1000 years from now -assuming whites ceased to exist 500 years before- blacks in the U.S. or whatever the country is then named will still be blaming all their self-imposed and congenitally ineradicable "problems" -violence, crime, poverty, degeneracy, etc.- on "racism" and the "legacy of slavery and segregation."
    , @SMK
    A 1000 years from now -assuming whites ceased to exist 500 years before- blacks in the U.S. or whatever the country is then called will still be blaming all their self-imposed and connately ineradicable "problems" -violence, crime, poverty, inequality with races other than whites, etc. -on "racism" and the "legacy of slavery and segregation."
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  2. “Fatigue” doesn’t even begin to describe it. I have Negro Exhaustion.

    Oh and to answer the question, of course they had it coming. They were white, weren’t they?

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  3. If Trump gets assassinated, I’m quite sure that the MSM spin will follow the Fortuyn narrative (“although such acts of violence are not to be condoned, we must note that Mr Trump created an atmosphere of hatred and intolerance…….”)

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  4. NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES…….. I figured she was black by the hyphenated last names she has. How pathetic and predictable. She is very light skinned and trying to find her niche in the racial grievance industry. And make it pay! As in getting’ paid!

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    • Replies: @WhatEvvs
    Married black women want the world to know they are married. They also wear yuge wedding sets that cost a bundle made from blood diamonds.
    , @epebble
    Actually, she is a good writer. e.g. Her recent article on NYC schools is very informative and indirectly points out an interesting phenomenon, majority of the children being born are nonwhite and that, combined with immigration, is going to change a lot of this zero-sum political theory.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/magazine/choosing-a-school-for-my-daughter-in-a-segregated-city.html
    , @NOTA
    Hyphenated last names strike me as more SWPL than black.
    , @Anonymous
    In the UK, hyphenated names can be a sign of upper middle class or upper class social background.
  5. Of course they had it coming and so did all the French speed bumps in Nice. It seems that we can’t get enough of getting even, but mostly against whites. The Buffalo News carried a front page article about Nice, that they reprinted from the NYT. The article included a map that showed the truck’s path of destruction, with circles that add descriptions along the route. There is a line to show the start and the first “call out circle” says “One of the first people crushed by the truck was a Muslim woman killed here.” Of course she was and soon we will find out that she was trying to shield a family of oh so pale Swedes. Sigh. I wish nothing but eternal damnation for these terrorists and I hope the NY Times’ editorial board gets to visit them.

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    • Replies: @Anon7
    It's Saturday night and as far as I can tell by what is shown on the national tv news, all of the Nice victims were Muslims. Obviously, this was a tragedy in which a runaway truck has caused great suffering in the loyal French Muslim communities, and we should have nothing but sympathy for Muslims, the real victims in Nice, France.

    Speaking of the real victims, here in Dallas, USA the media has finally managed to get the focus back on the people who matter, the black people of Dallas and their Endless Story of Suffering. Maybe if i could watch enough TV I could experience that amazing grace that could save a white wretch like me.
  6. . Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30, which serves as a line of demarcation between opportunity and neglect. While downtown Dallas is flush with glassy skyscrapers and high-priced restaurants, large tracts of the city’s southern sector are empty and ragged.

    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect? Which means that Black dysfunction is FDR’s fault?

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    • Replies: @Lot

    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect?
     
    Of course. When he wrote the anti-FDR "Case for Reparations" article, basically the entire Dem establishment and MSM gave it their extreme and universal praise.

    Do you remember when David Brooks's only semi-effusive praise for TNC's book was pilloried as racist?


    concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30
     
    This is actually kind of true for new Sunbelt cities that are basically all suburbs and slums. Everywhere else, as Steve has often pointed out, is that the neighborhoods White Supremist America choose for blacks were among the choicest in the USA.

    Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA.
    , @Forbes
    The contradictions to this narrative are massive. If the glassy skyscrapers had been built in the underdeveloped neighborhoods south of I-30, there'd be complaints of pushing the poor out of their homes, of white gentrification, and pricey restaurants pricing residents out of their neighborhood.
  7. …this remains one of the most segregated big cities in the country, with yawning racial gaps in housing, schools and employment.

    I’d prefer to see those yawning racial gaps between countries, rather than within one city.

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  8. “Gaps,” “discriminatory,” “marginalized,” “community policing,” are these articles written by computer programs? If so, double check before it goes to print that “problematic” and “vibrant” are in there next time.

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  9. I find this sentence in the article:

    Yet all five people in the living room who had sons said they would still give them “the talk” about how to react if stopped by the police.

    But I always find myself wondering, if the “the talk” is so pervasive in the black community, why is it that every single case I can think of in which a cop kills a black, the black guy seems never to have heard the talk, or never given it the slightest heed? Don’t they seem to have heard “the anti-talk” instead?

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    • Agree: Harry Baldwin
    • Replies: @guest
    Your quote says "people...who had sons." Presumably some of those people were fathers. Probability suggests that the blacks you're talking about didn't have fathers, or had fathers unlikely to give them "the talk."
    , @JohnnyWalker123
    The anti-talk is rap.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShOQQOy5pf8
    , @Connecticut Famer
    They probably heard "the talk" but, considering the intelligence level of most of these street warriors, it went out the other ear.

    By the way, who started this bit with "the talk" anyway? Genius Coates? Or is this 'hood lingo?
  10. “…with yawning racial gaps in housing, schools and employment.”

    No, with BORING racial gaps. I am the one who’s yawning. You people grow tiresome.

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  11. “Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods.”

    Don’t you mean, “After decades of allowing mass migration from south of the border that resulted in Dallas blacks being inexorably squeezed out of any employment opportunities they might have had ….” Maybe those were official policies, maybe not, but certainly it is closer to reality than that claptrap.

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  12. @candid_observer
    I find this sentence in the article:

    Yet all five people in the living room who had sons said they would still give them “the talk” about how to react if stopped by the police.
     
    But I always find myself wondering, if the "the talk" is so pervasive in the black community, why is it that every single case I can think of in which a cop kills a black, the black guy seems never to have heard the talk, or never given it the slightest heed? Don't they seem to have heard "the anti-talk" instead?

    Your quote says “people…who had sons.” Presumably some of those people were fathers. Probability suggests that the blacks you’re talking about didn’t have fathers, or had fathers unlikely to give them “the talk.”

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  13. Huff-po has this story beat. Guess one of the cops had some tattoos and some “questionable” face book likes, so he was like Hitler or something.

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    • Replies: @Je Suis Charlie Martel
    *Like, literally Hitler said with valley girl uptalk by a man on MSNBC
  14. In the wake of last week’s sniper shooting that left five Dallas police officers dead, many people have lamented that it happened in this city, with a black police chief who even critics say has made inroads with the community and worked to steer his force away from its history of racism and abuse. Since Chief David O. Brown took over the department in 2010, excessive-force complaints have dropped 64 percent, and he has started de-escalation training and a successful community policing program.

    Which explains why it happened, because the DPD turned itself into, and telegraphed the message that they are, easy marks.

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  15. @iffen
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I've seen this before. I just can't remember where. Now, where was it?

    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    When were those “decades” by the way?

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  16. WhatEvvs [AKA "Mipchunk"] says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Clyde
    NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES........ I figured she was black by the hyphenated last names she has. How pathetic and predictable. She is very light skinned and trying to find her niche in the racial grievance industry. And make it pay! As in getting' paid!

    Married black women want the world to know they are married. They also wear yuge wedding sets that cost a bundle made from blood diamonds.

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    • Replies: @Clyde
    I was unaware plus my bet is they keep the hyphenated last name if get divorced. All drift and flash.
  17. Since Chief David O. Brown took over the department in 2010, excessive-force complaints have dropped 64 percent,

    That’s a very notable statistic. I’m wondering if it’s really true. If it is, credit to Chief Brown.

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    • Replies: @Jim Bob Lassiter
    There's no real "miracle work" involved in creating such a statistical "improvement". A little book cooking here, a little de-policing there, a few strategic dismissals of felony charges against Blacks who might be "problematic" in the PR realm.

    Sort of like cooking the books in the Atlanta public school system.
  18. @candid_observer
    I find this sentence in the article:

    Yet all five people in the living room who had sons said they would still give them “the talk” about how to react if stopped by the police.
     
    But I always find myself wondering, if the "the talk" is so pervasive in the black community, why is it that every single case I can think of in which a cop kills a black, the black guy seems never to have heard the talk, or never given it the slightest heed? Don't they seem to have heard "the anti-talk" instead?

    The anti-talk is rap.

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  19. Any time a city has “made progress/inroads” or makes it a point to “work with the community,” it can be twinned with Monrovia.

    Negro Exhaustion is right. Their solipsism is a bottomless pit.

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  20. The problem with this piece is it approves of collective punishment for all white policemen because of the actions of a few. What is does not allow is a collective awareness by all policemen based on personal experiences dealing with blacks’ disregard for laws and civility.

    Because blacks behave badly, we must punish whites.

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  21. According to The Atlanta Black Star, Blacks as a whole excel and invented the following things:

    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/15/10-things-sports-singing-dancing-black-people-great-2/

    1.Mathematics
    2.Business
    3.Economics
    4.Education
    5.Astronomy
    6.Writing
    7.Metallurgy
    8.Architecture
    9.Engineering
    10.Medicine
    11.Doctors
    12.Navigation
    13.Building Civilizations

    Blacks are the true Master Race, not the Germans.

    James Brown has a song titled “This Is A Man’s World”. The lyrics should have been “This Is A Black World”. Us Whites and Nonblacks are just living in it.

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    • Replies: @Cryptogenic
    File under "we wuz kangs and shit."
    , @S. Anonyia
    Most educated blacks believe they come from Ancient Egyptians (not fringe belief: upper-crust black fraternities use Egyptian imagery), and that the Egyptians gave all their knowledge to the Greeks, so blacks started Western civilization. Some go further and insist Greeks and Romans and Mesopotamians were black too. I work with a lot of blacks, I've heard these views expressed many, many times.

    Many middle class blacks believe everyone important in history was a secret black. Show them images of historical figures, they will look for evidence he or she is mixed. The world is a fun, black, increasingly woke place for them.

    I wonder if it explains something I've noticed for a long time: blacks are a little nicer to us dark-featured whites than they are to the pale blondies.

    Lower-class blacks just see the world as us vs. them. They don't really distinguish between whites, Chinese, hispanics........they don't even like Africans. They like to talk more about color/hair differences between each other than about other ethnic groups.

    It seems BLM is now primarily driven by/for the black middle/upper class. It's morphing into some kind of black pride/power movement rather than one about police brutality. Just an excuse to get out in the street and yell to the world "black black black." They are also sad Obama can't have a third term. It's probably difficult for them to cope.
    , @PiltdownMan
    A great song.

    In my idle moments, I wonder if anybody has ever toyed with the idea of splicing a feed into the public address system at a NOW convention and playing the song, just to see what happens. A Borat-like prank, if you will.

    http://youtu.be/juTeHsKPWhY
    , @BB753
    They left out peanut butter and the Super Soaker ©.
  22. “Since Chief David O. Brown took over the department in 2010, excessive-force complaints have dropped 64 percent, and he has started de-escalation training and a successful community policing program.”

    From the Wikipedia entry for Chief Brown:

    “On June 20, 2010, his 27-year-old son, David Brown Jr., who suffered from bipolar disorder, according to media reports and had only a minor prior record involving a marijuana arrest, shot and killed 23-year-old Jeremy McMillian and 37-year-old Lancaster, Texas police officer Craig Shaw. Brown was fatally shot more than a dozen times in the ensuing shootout with officers responding to the scene.[17] The Dallas County medical examiner’s autopsy reported the presence of PCP in Brown’s bloodstream.[18]“

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  23. Israeli Mossad was behind 9/11.

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    • Replies: @Lot
    We are behind Trump too!

    Trump inner circle:
    1. Donald
    2. [[[Jared]]]
    3. [[[Ivanka (How about you all use an open "[[[" for convert or half-breed?)
    4. Eric
    5. P. Manafort

    Second Tier / Middle Circle:
    6. Don Jr.
    7. Christie and Newt
    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]
    9. Thiel
    10. [[[Eisenberg]]] and [[[Mnuchin]]] (Head of Campaign Finance / Head of Lead Super-Pac Finance)
    11. Carl P. / Rudy
    12. [[[Mike Cohen]]] (long-time lawyer who ran the campaign very early until professional staff was in place)
    13. Sessions

    I don't know where to put Pence, he could be in either tier or not even make the second one, too soon to tell. I'm not sure where to put his sister, a well respected federal appeals judge. He mentions her fairly often, but the the media seems to ignore her completely when covering the campaign.

    Italians are also very well represented, 27% of the Middle Circle.
  24. @candid_observer
    I find this sentence in the article:

    Yet all five people in the living room who had sons said they would still give them “the talk” about how to react if stopped by the police.
     
    But I always find myself wondering, if the "the talk" is so pervasive in the black community, why is it that every single case I can think of in which a cop kills a black, the black guy seems never to have heard the talk, or never given it the slightest heed? Don't they seem to have heard "the anti-talk" instead?

    They probably heard “the talk” but, considering the intelligence level of most of these street warriors, it went out the other ear.

    By the way, who started this bit with “the talk” anyway? Genius Coates? Or is this ‘hood lingo?

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  25. @Buffalo Joe
    Of course they had it coming and so did all the French speed bumps in Nice. It seems that we can't get enough of getting even, but mostly against whites. The Buffalo News carried a front page article about Nice, that they reprinted from the NYT. The article included a map that showed the truck's path of destruction, with circles that add descriptions along the route. There is a line to show the start and the first "call out circle" says "One of the first people crushed by the truck was a Muslim woman killed here." Of course she was and soon we will find out that she was trying to shield a family of oh so pale Swedes. Sigh. I wish nothing but eternal damnation for these terrorists and I hope the NY Times' editorial board gets to visit them.

    It’s Saturday night and as far as I can tell by what is shown on the national tv news, all of the Nice victims were Muslims. Obviously, this was a tragedy in which a runaway truck has caused great suffering in the loyal French Muslim communities, and we should have nothing but sympathy for Muslims, the real victims in Nice, France.

    Speaking of the real victims, here in Dallas, USA the media has finally managed to get the focus back on the people who matter, the black people of Dallas and their Endless Story of Suffering. Maybe if i could watch enough TV I could experience that amazing grace that could save a white wretch like me.

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  26. This a very simple solution to this problem. Cut the police force to about a third of its current size. Police should be removed from all black neighborhoods. Very few are needed in white neighborhoods and tend to just focus on giving traffic tickets for innocuous violations. They are mere tax collectors for the state.

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.

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    • Replies: @Dr. X

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.
     
    I really don't have a dog in the fight between cops and blacks. I don't like either group.

    Cops can be obnoxious pricks, and they arrest, beat up, frame, falsely accuse, overcharge, and shoot whites all the time. I suspect that a lot of blacks DO get hassled by cops, but I don't think they're given any kind of special treatment based on race.

    Smart white people avoid trouble, and avoid cops.
  27. @Angular momentum
    Huff-po has this story beat. Guess one of the cops had some tattoos and some "questionable" face book likes, so he was like Hitler or something.

    *Like, literally Hitler said with valley girl uptalk by a man on MSNBC

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  28. @JohnnyWalker123
    Israeli Mossad was behind 9/11.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNYYS3aVSBU

    We are behind Trump too!

    Trump inner circle:
    1. Donald
    2. [[[Jared]]]
    3. [[[Ivanka (How about you all use an open "[[[" for convert or half-breed?)
    4. Eric
    5. P. Manafort

    Second Tier / Middle Circle:
    6. Don Jr.
    7. Christie and Newt
    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]
    9. Thiel
    10. [[[Eisenberg]]] and [[[Mnuchin]]] (Head of Campaign Finance / Head of Lead Super-Pac Finance)
    11. Carl P. / Rudy
    12. [[[Mike Cohen]]] (long-time lawyer who ran the campaign very early until professional staff was in place)
    13. Sessions

    I don’t know where to put Pence, he could be in either tier or not even make the second one, too soon to tell. I’m not sure where to put his sister, a well respected federal appeals judge. He mentions her fairly often, but the the media seems to ignore her completely when covering the campaign.

    Italians are also very well represented, 27% of the Middle Circle.

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    • Replies: @iSteveFan

    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]
     
    Has Uncle Sheldon put up or not? He said he was in for Trump for $100 million. Has he actually kicked in any funds yet?

    I've seen several people counter the ((( ))) stuff by pointing out that Uncle Sheldon is ponying up $100 million . But until he does don't claim it. I wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't kick in any funds and commenters a year from now will still use his initial offer as proof that Trump got support from certain quarters.

  29. @syonredux

    . Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30, which serves as a line of demarcation between opportunity and neglect. While downtown Dallas is flush with glassy skyscrapers and high-priced restaurants, large tracts of the city’s southern sector are empty and ragged.
     
    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect? Which means that Black dysfunction is FDR's fault?

    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect?

    Of course. When he wrote the anti-FDR “Case for Reparations” article, basically the entire Dem establishment and MSM gave it their extreme and universal praise.

    Do you remember when David Brooks’s only semi-effusive praise for TNC’s book was pilloried as racist?

    concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30

    This is actually kind of true for new Sunbelt cities that are basically all suburbs and slums. Everywhere else, as Steve has often pointed out, is that the neighborhoods White Supremist America choose for blacks were among the choicest in the USA.

    Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA.

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    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    Which is why Section 8 housing vouchers are being used to ship the undesirables out to white suburbs in order to free the valuable properties for redevelopment.
    , @tbraton
    "Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA."

    I used to live on "SE Capitol Hill," relatively close in Capitol Hill, which was predominantly white when I lived there. But if you went a few blocks north, east or south, you would be in predominantly black areas. Gentrification has continued in the 25+ years I used to live there, so I am sure there are a lot more predominantly white areas there. What you may not realize is that Capitol Hill was largely white until the 50's when the blacks took over and the whites moved out, driving property values down. Gentrification started sometime in the late 60's. There was a lot of good building stock there, three-story brick townhouses just ripe for renovation. BTW the same process happened all across the Washington, D.C. area. Areas that had been white when I was growing up in the 50's became black, including many areas that had once been premium areas for well-to-do whites to live. As I recall, whites were still the majority of D.C. according to the 1950 census, but blacks were the majority according to the 1960 census. The black majority peaked at over 70% in the 70's, but now whites are threatening to turn D.C. back into "white chocolate city."
  30. Dallas wasn’t one of the towns that killed Blacks that had it coming. So how is Dallas a problem? BLM is front-loaded with morons. They’re a front for terrorism. The march was a cover for a BLM-recruited retard that wanted to kill White cops who were standing there, ripe for the picking.

    Expect more bullshit stunts this week. This does not end well for the Blaxx. A lot of people are going to die this week…

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  31. @Connecticut Famer
    They probably heard "the talk" but, considering the intelligence level of most of these street warriors, it went out the other ear.

    By the way, who started this bit with "the talk" anyway? Genius Coates? Or is this 'hood lingo?

    John Derbyshire.

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    • Replies: @another fred
    What Derb did was write a nonblack version of "the talk" about how to deal with black people. His version was in response to "the talk" already being in the narrative.

    http://www.unz.com/jderbyshire/the-talk-nonblack-version/


    There is much talk about “the talk.”

    “Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us. Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 when Marlyn Tillman realized it was time for her to have the talk,” Gracie Bonds Staples writes in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

    Leonard Greene talks about the talk in the New York Post. Someone bylined as KJ Dell’Antonia talks about the talk in The New York Times. Darryl Owens talks about the talk in the Orlando Sentinel.

    Yes, talk about the talk is all over.

    There is a talk that nonblack Americans have with their kids, too. My own kids, now 19 and 16, have had it in bits and pieces as subtopics have arisen. If I were to assemble it into a single talk, it would look something like the following.
     

  32. @iffen
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I've seen this before. I just can't remember where. Now, where was it?

    >>where have you seen this before?

    Every single article ever written on the subject? I’m not even American but it sounds awfully familiar. It would appear the upper part of the bell curve blacks have moved off on their own, but left the lower part core that seem to resist everything the USA has tried in the last 50 years.

    How long will the MSM keep writing such articles? As long as they can get readers.

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    • Replies: @Prof. Woland
    Even if the NYT never sold a paper again, there would still be "investors" like Carlos Slim that would keep it alive. The Nation Magazine never made a profit in 150 years but still managed to find patrons to keep it in circulation.

    It is truly unfortunate that the alt-right does not have a similar organ to promote their propaganda. They have every television network and newspaper and all we have is the internet.
  33. @Lot

    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect?
     
    Of course. When he wrote the anti-FDR "Case for Reparations" article, basically the entire Dem establishment and MSM gave it their extreme and universal praise.

    Do you remember when David Brooks's only semi-effusive praise for TNC's book was pilloried as racist?


    concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30
     
    This is actually kind of true for new Sunbelt cities that are basically all suburbs and slums. Everywhere else, as Steve has often pointed out, is that the neighborhoods White Supremist America choose for blacks were among the choicest in the USA.

    Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA.

    Which is why Section 8 housing vouchers are being used to ship the undesirables out to white suburbs in order to free the valuable properties for redevelopment.

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  34. Whites have a big problem with stupidity – they’re too stupid to cut their losses.

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  35. @iffen
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I've seen this before. I just can't remember where. Now, where was it?

    Well done iffen, that’s the sentence that most annoyed me too.

    And it’s bog standard. It’s always “discrimination” and “policies” that somehow magically “concentrate” blacks in “deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods”. Blacks have no agency, they have absolutely *nothing* to do with their being poor.

    It can’t possibly be that blacks say aren’t real bright, aren’t very conscientious, aren’t very cooperative and just don’t do really well in navigating industrial civilization. And that other non-black people tend to voluntarily flee from\avoid black areas because of blacks dysfunction and especially their tendency toward crime and violence. I mean in the other communities and nations with blacks we don’t see this same pattern?

    In my old age, i just get so sick of reading what are essentially political editorials promoting a sociology that has basically been thoroughly debunked by everything that’s happened in the last 50+ i’ve been alive.

    Seriously we’ve done the civil rights experiment. The wave packet has collapsed. The uncertainty is gone.

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  36. @Lot

    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect?
     
    Of course. When he wrote the anti-FDR "Case for Reparations" article, basically the entire Dem establishment and MSM gave it their extreme and universal praise.

    Do you remember when David Brooks's only semi-effusive praise for TNC's book was pilloried as racist?


    concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30
     
    This is actually kind of true for new Sunbelt cities that are basically all suburbs and slums. Everywhere else, as Steve has often pointed out, is that the neighborhoods White Supremist America choose for blacks were among the choicest in the USA.

    Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA.

    “Have you been to Harlem, the Bronx, and much of Brooklyn? SE Capitol Hill and Columbia Heights? Oakland? The location and infrastructure make them more desirable than 95% of the metropolitan USA.”

    I used to live on “SE Capitol Hill,” relatively close in Capitol Hill, which was predominantly white when I lived there. But if you went a few blocks north, east or south, you would be in predominantly black areas. Gentrification has continued in the 25+ years I used to live there, so I am sure there are a lot more predominantly white areas there. What you may not realize is that Capitol Hill was largely white until the 50′s when the blacks took over and the whites moved out, driving property values down. Gentrification started sometime in the late 60′s. There was a lot of good building stock there, three-story brick townhouses just ripe for renovation. BTW the same process happened all across the Washington, D.C. area. Areas that had been white when I was growing up in the 50′s became black, including many areas that had once been premium areas for well-to-do whites to live. As I recall, whites were still the majority of D.C. according to the 1950 census, but blacks were the majority according to the 1960 census. The black majority peaked at over 70% in the 70′s, but now whites are threatening to turn D.C. back into “white chocolate city.”

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  37. The VP spot is important, especially at this point in the Presidential campaign but what is much more important is who Trump will name to head the USCIS, Department of Homeland Security, and the Attorney General. If Kris Kobach gets the nod to run immigration policy, Mike Pence will cease to matter. Also, it is time for the Republican establishment and Chamber of Commerce types to start digging deep into their pockets. Trump threw them a bone and they better be nice because he could put a serious crimp in their style in a hurry. He just might anyway.

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  38. Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30

    Haha, love this shit. Like it’s the site of a nuclear disaster, or something; normally wealthy people move there and become irradiated with poverty.

    Cursed Earth.

    which serves as a line of demarcation between opportunity and neglect. While downtown Dallas is flush with glassy skyscrapers and high-priced restaurants, large tracts of the city’s southern sector are empty and ragged.

    …until non-blacks move in with their Blessed Earth of Gentrification.

    But I always find myself wondering, if the “the talk” is so pervasive in the black community, why is it that every single case I can think of in which a cop kills a black, the black guy seems never to have heard the talk, or never given it the slightest heed? Don’t they seem to have heard “the anti-talk” instead?

    Apparently “The Talk” is really watered-down and stupid, by the time it has gone from Tennessee Coates’ neighborhood, to the ghetto. Philando Castile’s mom said it was just “do whatever the police say.” There’s a bit more to it than that. Move slowly, establish rapport, keep your hands in view, don’t show your ass, make sure you’re clear on what the cop means, etc.

    Charles, no, Derb’s “Talk” was the non-black version, a response to some black’s article about “The Talk,” black version.

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.

    Evidence I’ve seen suggests that cops have a mean IQ north of the general population’s. Stands to reason, since it’s much harder to qualify to be a cop than it is to qualify as a featherless biped. You probably just don’t deal with people near the mean (aside from cops) much.

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  39. @Mis(ter)Anthrope
    This a very simple solution to this problem. Cut the police force to about a third of its current size. Police should be removed from all black neighborhoods. Very few are needed in white neighborhoods and tend to just focus on giving traffic tickets for innocuous violations. They are mere tax collectors for the state.

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren't bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.

    I really don’t have a dog in the fight between cops and blacks. I don’t like either group.

    Cops can be obnoxious pricks, and they arrest, beat up, frame, falsely accuse, overcharge, and shoot whites all the time. I suspect that a lot of blacks DO get hassled by cops, but I don’t think they’re given any kind of special treatment based on race.

    Smart white people avoid trouble, and avoid cops.

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    • Replies: @Mis(ter)Anthrope
    I am in total agreement.
    , @Former Darfur
    Cops really are a lot like outlaw bikers-they have all the same basic elements, and are generally from the same stratum of society. The difference is that bikers are not paid from tax revenue and are easier to avoid.

    To be effective, the police have to be generally feared in the way that authority figures in general have to be feared. At one time, most kids, especially boys, feared their fathers on a certain level. They knew sufficient misbehavior would result in an ass whipping. In the military, you feared your superior officers and NCOs. In school you feared, to a certain extent, the teachers, principal, and so forth.

    We've lost that utterly today. Kids can't be physically punished in school no matter the magnitude of their misdeeds. Parents do not spank or hit their kids nearly at the level they did even as recently as thirty years ago from what I see around me. I routinely see young boys act in ways I would never have dared act with their fathers and in their immediate presence. And I was not raised in a particularly strict environment.

    I don't give cops a hard time, but I do try to act in ways that will minimize my interactions with law enforcement. I don't do stuff that is illegal. I don't do stuff that would lead a casual observer to think that I was doing something illegal. At the same time, I avoid certain intersections and roads with heavy police presence. I keep my vehicle licensed and tagged with insurance and working lights and muffler. I don't drink and drive. This is true even though I fully accept that a large part of the enforcement against these things is to provide revenue to the city and state.

    At the same time, I have to say we have several local cops who are people I would like to see off the force. One or two are simply stupid, and one I know for a fact is corrupt, and at least one other is a probable sociopath. There is nothing I am going to do about it, except to prudently avoid them. At the same time, if they wind up meeting a fate such as the five officers in Dallas, I'm not going to publicly celebrate, but I certainly won't feel any sadness. The local PD will have a huge biker style funeral for them (huge cop funerals are in fact something police openly say they started doing after seeing Hells Angels and other MC's do it) and I will stay home and far away. I won't say a word. I'm not stupid. But I won't miss their absence.
  40. @Frau Katze
    >>where have you seen this before?

    Every single article ever written on the subject? I'm not even American but it sounds awfully familiar. It would appear the upper part of the bell curve blacks have moved off on their own, but left the lower part core that seem to resist everything the USA has tried in the last 50 years.

    How long will the MSM keep writing such articles? As long as they can get readers.

    Even if the NYT never sold a paper again, there would still be “investors” like Carlos Slim that would keep it alive. The Nation Magazine never made a profit in 150 years but still managed to find patrons to keep it in circulation.

    It is truly unfortunate that the alt-right does not have a similar organ to promote their propaganda. They have every television network and newspaper and all we have is the internet.

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    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    During the Bush Years, at least, The Nation was stuffed full of advertising. It was amazing.

    The left can sell a lot more advertising space than the right.

  41. @Jefferson
    According to The Atlanta Black Star, Blacks as a whole excel and invented the following things:
    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/15/10-things-sports-singing-dancing-black-people-great-2/

    1.Mathematics
    2.Business
    3.Economics
    4.Education
    5.Astronomy
    6.Writing
    7.Metallurgy
    8.Architecture
    9.Engineering
    10.Medicine
    11.Doctors
    12.Navigation
    13.Building Civilizations

    Blacks are the true Master Race, not the Germans.

    James Brown has a song titled "This Is A Man's World". The lyrics should have been "This Is A Black World". Us Whites and Nonblacks are just living in it.

    File under “we wuz kangs and shit.”

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    • Replies: @Truth
    You said it (As did PB-16 and PF) not me...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab5a4i8FdG0
    , @Jefferson
    "File under “we wuz kangs and shit.”

    Aren't they still kangs n shit in 2016? After all we have a kang in the oval office right now.

  42. I wonder how many cops play video games. A friend of a friend has written some scholarship arguing that ptsd in US vets is profoundly correlated with shoot-em-up video games that are almost surely not the right way for those guys to unwind.

    I wonder what is the marginal riotous utility of black america having 12 Years a Slave thoroughly assimilated (seared) into the psyche. Good old Hollywood, keeping images alive.

    Anyways, I’m watching RT at the moment and, well, at least their propaganda is not insidious.

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    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    More influential movie than art housey12 Years a Slave was Django Unchained.
    , @S. Anonyia
    Probably over 80 percent of the cops under 33 or so, which is the demographic involved in virtually all of these itchy finger cases. When I heard about the latest shootings, my first thought was that the young cops probably spent too much time on Call of Duty.

    Video games are a scourge and are responsible for lots of problems in our society. especially obesity and psychological/social issues. will probably be responsible for a further decline in the birth rate soon.
  43. Black people just can’t catch a break:

    Last week, Dallas police killed gunman Micah Johnson — who fatally shot five officers during a Black Lives Matter protest—using a Northrop Grumman tactical robot, marking what is likely the first robot killing carried out by police in United States history…

    While one might think the development of semi-autonomous robots for law enforcement might be positive — in that the robots can potentially be emancipatory, freeing police departments of racial bias — in fact, it is likely that any artificial intelligence (AI) would simply further entrench discrimination.

    Are [Police] Robots Susceptible to Racial Bias?

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  44. Essentially what the NYT goonsdid with those 5 slain Dallas police officers, is the same thing rapists do to justify a rape – they say things like “she had it coming”, “it was the way she dressed” sort of bullshit.

    Yeah that what it amounts to.

    It’s really sickening and shows there is no level they won’t stoop to and reinforces my opinion the paper is only fit as bird cage liner.

    Their editors and columnists are all a bunch of morally and intellectually bankrupt jack asses.

    They should rename the paper as Pravda.

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    • Replies: @Former Darfur
    Years ago, a white girl Acted Stupidly. She walked into a biker clubhouse alone and higher than a kite, and she got to play choo-choo with the bikers and got smacked around a little and otherwise tormented, such as by having lit matches thrown at her naked upper body.

    Forty years later, said white girl publicly told what happened. Since she had wrote a very graphic song about it that is pretty famous, many of us suspected that she'd been on the receiving end of such a deal. But the feminists and otherwise correct went berserk. Since she is a militant vegetarian and animal rights type, they couldn't completely trash her, but they did spend a lot of time grinding on her incorrectness and lack of sisterosity.

    My level of respect for said white girl has gone up a lot. She F'ed up, and told the story in the hope others would avoid that mistake.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erW_1wA8smo
    , @Harry Baldwin
    You would think that in the nation's "Newspaper of Record," the articles would be well-informed and fact based, and not full by emotional reasoning and partisan propagandizing. Perhaps the comment section would feature a lot of readers' reactions that contained factual errors and misconceptions, were strident and emotional, and were absurdly partisan. But, in fact, it is exactly the other way around.

    My brother, who subscribes to the NYT on-line, tells me that on social-justice topics he skips the articles and goes straight to the comments for the informative content. Ain't it amazing?
  45. @Pat Casey
    I wonder how many cops play video games. A friend of a friend has written some scholarship arguing that ptsd in US vets is profoundly correlated with shoot-em-up video games that are almost surely not the right way for those guys to unwind.

    I wonder what is the marginal riotous utility of black america having 12 Years a Slave thoroughly assimilated (seared) into the psyche. Good old Hollywood, keeping images alive.

    Anyways, I'm watching RT at the moment and, well, at least their propaganda is not insidious.

    More influential movie than art housey12 Years a Slave was Django Unchained.

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    • Replies: @Pat Casey
    How many black girls you keep up with, Steve. lol but truly, I suppose the shooters think they're Django but the females remember 12 years a slave, yes they do. I mean that's most the motormouths behind Black Lives Matter. I was actually dating one when the torture victim won best supporting actress and as I remember her and her friends literally teared up. And of course I understand, but that's the point; those images were damn irresponsible Art.
  46. @Prof. Woland
    Even if the NYT never sold a paper again, there would still be "investors" like Carlos Slim that would keep it alive. The Nation Magazine never made a profit in 150 years but still managed to find patrons to keep it in circulation.

    It is truly unfortunate that the alt-right does not have a similar organ to promote their propaganda. They have every television network and newspaper and all we have is the internet.

    During the Bush Years, at least, The Nation was stuffed full of advertising. It was amazing.

    The left can sell a lot more advertising space than the right.

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    • Replies: @Wilkey
    Because Leftists are much better at organizing and sticking to boycotts than the Right. Too many on the Right think that a boycott is 'a waste of time' since you're only denying the company a few dollars per customer. Multiply that number by a million or more customers, though, and boycotts can really pay off. A handful of customers refusing to do business with a company can really hit its profits, even if the impact on revenue seems negligible.
  47. ‘Neglect’, ‘underserved’, ‘lack of opportunity’, there are 40 million blacks in America, that’s more than the population of Canada, why should they need, theoretically, anyone else to look after them or serve them or give them opportunities? Worse, they believe they are 40% of the population.

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  48. @Jefferson
    According to The Atlanta Black Star, Blacks as a whole excel and invented the following things:
    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/15/10-things-sports-singing-dancing-black-people-great-2/

    1.Mathematics
    2.Business
    3.Economics
    4.Education
    5.Astronomy
    6.Writing
    7.Metallurgy
    8.Architecture
    9.Engineering
    10.Medicine
    11.Doctors
    12.Navigation
    13.Building Civilizations

    Blacks are the true Master Race, not the Germans.

    James Brown has a song titled "This Is A Man's World". The lyrics should have been "This Is A Black World". Us Whites and Nonblacks are just living in it.

    Most educated blacks believe they come from Ancient Egyptians (not fringe belief: upper-crust black fraternities use Egyptian imagery), and that the Egyptians gave all their knowledge to the Greeks, so blacks started Western civilization. Some go further and insist Greeks and Romans and Mesopotamians were black too. I work with a lot of blacks, I’ve heard these views expressed many, many times.

    Many middle class blacks believe everyone important in history was a secret black. Show them images of historical figures, they will look for evidence he or she is mixed. The world is a fun, black, increasingly woke place for them.

    I wonder if it explains something I’ve noticed for a long time: blacks are a little nicer to us dark-featured whites than they are to the pale blondies.

    Lower-class blacks just see the world as us vs. them. They don’t really distinguish between whites, Chinese, hispanics……..they don’t even like Africans. They like to talk more about color/hair differences between each other than about other ethnic groups.

    It seems BLM is now primarily driven by/for the black middle/upper class. It’s morphing into some kind of black pride/power movement rather than one about police brutality. Just an excuse to get out in the street and yell to the world “black black black.” They are also sad Obama can’t have a third term. It’s probably difficult for them to cope.

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    • Replies: @Marty
    I once queried five middle-eastern cabbies in Berkeley about what they they thought of U.S. blacks. One said, "there's something wrong with those people." Another said, "they hate everyone but their own group." 'Course, maybe they'd been brainwashed by Rush Limbaugh.
    , @guest
    What is this "woke" business? Is it new slang with which I'm unfamiliar? If so, it's grammatically confusing.
  49. @Pat Casey
    I wonder how many cops play video games. A friend of a friend has written some scholarship arguing that ptsd in US vets is profoundly correlated with shoot-em-up video games that are almost surely not the right way for those guys to unwind.

    I wonder what is the marginal riotous utility of black america having 12 Years a Slave thoroughly assimilated (seared) into the psyche. Good old Hollywood, keeping images alive.

    Anyways, I'm watching RT at the moment and, well, at least their propaganda is not insidious.

    Probably over 80 percent of the cops under 33 or so, which is the demographic involved in virtually all of these itchy finger cases. When I heard about the latest shootings, my first thought was that the young cops probably spent too much time on Call of Duty.

    Video games are a scourge and are responsible for lots of problems in our society. especially obesity and psychological/social issues. will probably be responsible for a further decline in the birth rate soon.

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    • Replies: @Pat Casey
    The last video game I played back in the day was GoldenEye for N64. And I notice that there seems to be a lot more shooting in more complicated ways with the games these days, so that the senses are more heightened more often and probably that's not good. And I guess the thing is that if these guys are playing video games into their mid thirties, well then they're probably hooked for life.
  50. @Steve Sailer
    More influential movie than art housey12 Years a Slave was Django Unchained.

    How many black girls you keep up with, Steve. lol but truly, I suppose the shooters think they’re Django but the females remember 12 years a slave, yes they do. I mean that’s most the motormouths behind Black Lives Matter. I was actually dating one when the torture victim won best supporting actress and as I remember her and her friends literally teared up. And of course I understand, but that’s the point; those images were damn irresponsible Art.

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    And of course I understand, but that’s the point; those images were damn irresponsible Art.
     
    It's not irresponsible when it's done deliberately to stoke the flames of racial strife.
  51. But of course blacks will ALWAYS complain about police bias because they truly believe that the police are an impediment to the Free Sh!! that is their entitlement. See, it would be best if blacks all got Free Sh!! because they are owed that. Everybody know that. It’s the United State of Free Sh!!, and if they aren’t getting their Free Sh!! then something is wrong, and the po-po, with their racist oppression in enforcing a biased law that prevent them from their rightful Free Sh!!, that’s the problem with America. Ask any black person, even Obama. Do you deserve Free Sh!! His answer will be: Where my Free Sh!!

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  52. @Dr. X

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.
     
    I really don't have a dog in the fight between cops and blacks. I don't like either group.

    Cops can be obnoxious pricks, and they arrest, beat up, frame, falsely accuse, overcharge, and shoot whites all the time. I suspect that a lot of blacks DO get hassled by cops, but I don't think they're given any kind of special treatment based on race.

    Smart white people avoid trouble, and avoid cops.

    I am in total agreement.

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  53. @S. Anonyia
    Probably over 80 percent of the cops under 33 or so, which is the demographic involved in virtually all of these itchy finger cases. When I heard about the latest shootings, my first thought was that the young cops probably spent too much time on Call of Duty.

    Video games are a scourge and are responsible for lots of problems in our society. especially obesity and psychological/social issues. will probably be responsible for a further decline in the birth rate soon.

    The last video game I played back in the day was GoldenEye for N64. And I notice that there seems to be a lot more shooting in more complicated ways with the games these days, so that the senses are more heightened more often and probably that’s not good. And I guess the thing is that if these guys are playing video games into their mid thirties, well then they’re probably hooked for life.

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  54. @Lot
    We are behind Trump too!

    Trump inner circle:
    1. Donald
    2. [[[Jared]]]
    3. [[[Ivanka (How about you all use an open "[[[" for convert or half-breed?)
    4. Eric
    5. P. Manafort

    Second Tier / Middle Circle:
    6. Don Jr.
    7. Christie and Newt
    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]
    9. Thiel
    10. [[[Eisenberg]]] and [[[Mnuchin]]] (Head of Campaign Finance / Head of Lead Super-Pac Finance)
    11. Carl P. / Rudy
    12. [[[Mike Cohen]]] (long-time lawyer who ran the campaign very early until professional staff was in place)
    13. Sessions

    I don't know where to put Pence, he could be in either tier or not even make the second one, too soon to tell. I'm not sure where to put his sister, a well respected federal appeals judge. He mentions her fairly often, but the the media seems to ignore her completely when covering the campaign.

    Italians are also very well represented, 27% of the Middle Circle.

    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]

    Has Uncle Sheldon put up or not? He said he was in for Trump for $100 million. Has he actually kicked in any funds yet?

    I’ve seen several people counter the ((( ))) stuff by pointing out that Uncle Sheldon is ponying up $100 million . But until he does don’t claim it. I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t kick in any funds and commenters a year from now will still use his initial offer as proof that Trump got support from certain quarters.

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    I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t kick in any funds and commenters a year from now will still use his initial offer as proof that Trump got support from certain quarters.
     
    In other words (((Sheldon))) has successfully muddied the waters!
  55. @S. Anonyia
    Most educated blacks believe they come from Ancient Egyptians (not fringe belief: upper-crust black fraternities use Egyptian imagery), and that the Egyptians gave all their knowledge to the Greeks, so blacks started Western civilization. Some go further and insist Greeks and Romans and Mesopotamians were black too. I work with a lot of blacks, I've heard these views expressed many, many times.

    Many middle class blacks believe everyone important in history was a secret black. Show them images of historical figures, they will look for evidence he or she is mixed. The world is a fun, black, increasingly woke place for them.

    I wonder if it explains something I've noticed for a long time: blacks are a little nicer to us dark-featured whites than they are to the pale blondies.

    Lower-class blacks just see the world as us vs. them. They don't really distinguish between whites, Chinese, hispanics........they don't even like Africans. They like to talk more about color/hair differences between each other than about other ethnic groups.

    It seems BLM is now primarily driven by/for the black middle/upper class. It's morphing into some kind of black pride/power movement rather than one about police brutality. Just an excuse to get out in the street and yell to the world "black black black." They are also sad Obama can't have a third term. It's probably difficult for them to cope.

    I once queried five middle-eastern cabbies in Berkeley about what they they thought of U.S. blacks. One said, “there’s something wrong with those people.” Another said, “they hate everyone but their own group.” ‘Course, maybe they’d been brainwashed by Rush Limbaugh.

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  56. @Clyde
    NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES........ I figured she was black by the hyphenated last names she has. How pathetic and predictable. She is very light skinned and trying to find her niche in the racial grievance industry. And make it pay! As in getting' paid!

    Actually, she is a good writer. e.g. Her recent article on NYC schools is very informative and indirectly points out an interesting phenomenon, majority of the children being born are nonwhite and that, combined with immigration, is going to change a lot of this zero-sum political theory.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/magazine/choosing-a-school-for-my-daughter-in-a-segregated-city.html

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  57. Bill Maher says he “understands” why a Black man shot 4 officers.

    Never forget that. He is morally responsible for those kids having no father anymore.

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  58. @WhatEvvs
    Married black women want the world to know they are married. They also wear yuge wedding sets that cost a bundle made from blood diamonds.

    I was unaware plus my bet is they keep the hyphenated last name if get divorced. All drift and flash.

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  59. Has Uncle Sheldon put up or not? He said he was in for Trump for $100 million. Has he actually kicked in any funds yet?

    No idea. He gave a total of $92 million to first Newt then Mitt in the 2012 cycle and $30 million to an anti-Obama superpac in 2008. Disclosure rules no longer apply at all now, so there is no way to really tell for sure unless he wants to disclose.

    That said, I am not aware of any major Trump super pac activity. It is kind of stupid to be running ads now anyway, but Hillary and her superpacs have nonetheless dropped about $20 million on them so far.

    I’ve seen several people counter the ((( ))) stuff by pointing out that Uncle Sheldon is ponying up $100 million.

    The fact that both the campaign and the main superpac have jews leading the fundraising implies that this is where a lot of the big donations are coming from. Here’s an invite from a joint Campaign/SuperPac event Trump had in San Diego:

    View post on imgur.com

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  60. @Jefferson
    According to The Atlanta Black Star, Blacks as a whole excel and invented the following things:
    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/15/10-things-sports-singing-dancing-black-people-great-2/

    1.Mathematics
    2.Business
    3.Economics
    4.Education
    5.Astronomy
    6.Writing
    7.Metallurgy
    8.Architecture
    9.Engineering
    10.Medicine
    11.Doctors
    12.Navigation
    13.Building Civilizations

    Blacks are the true Master Race, not the Germans.

    James Brown has a song titled "This Is A Man's World". The lyrics should have been "This Is A Black World". Us Whites and Nonblacks are just living in it.

    A great song.

    In my idle moments, I wonder if anybody has ever toyed with the idea of splicing a feed into the public address system at a NOW convention and playing the song, just to see what happens. A Borat-like prank, if you will.

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  61. @Jefferson
    According to The Atlanta Black Star, Blacks as a whole excel and invented the following things:
    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/15/10-things-sports-singing-dancing-black-people-great-2/

    1.Mathematics
    2.Business
    3.Economics
    4.Education
    5.Astronomy
    6.Writing
    7.Metallurgy
    8.Architecture
    9.Engineering
    10.Medicine
    11.Doctors
    12.Navigation
    13.Building Civilizations

    Blacks are the true Master Race, not the Germans.

    James Brown has a song titled "This Is A Man's World". The lyrics should have been "This Is A Black World". Us Whites and Nonblacks are just living in it.

    They left out peanut butter and the Super Soaker ©.

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  62. @Steve Sailer
    During the Bush Years, at least, The Nation was stuffed full of advertising. It was amazing.

    The left can sell a lot more advertising space than the right.

    Because Leftists are much better at organizing and sticking to boycotts than the Right. Too many on the Right think that a boycott is ‘a waste of time’ since you’re only denying the company a few dollars per customer. Multiply that number by a million or more customers, though, and boycotts can really pay off. A handful of customers refusing to do business with a company can really hit its profits, even if the impact on revenue seems negligible.

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    I avoid doing business with certain companies because of their politics and associations, not because of the hope it will change their behavior, but simply for my own mental and spiritual hygiene, if you will.
  63. @Dr. X

    Most police are low iq, lazy bullies. I have dealt with many of them as a defense attorney. Most aren’t bad guys, just dumb guys with macho issues.
     
    I really don't have a dog in the fight between cops and blacks. I don't like either group.

    Cops can be obnoxious pricks, and they arrest, beat up, frame, falsely accuse, overcharge, and shoot whites all the time. I suspect that a lot of blacks DO get hassled by cops, but I don't think they're given any kind of special treatment based on race.

    Smart white people avoid trouble, and avoid cops.

    Cops really are a lot like outlaw bikers-they have all the same basic elements, and are generally from the same stratum of society. The difference is that bikers are not paid from tax revenue and are easier to avoid.

    To be effective, the police have to be generally feared in the way that authority figures in general have to be feared. At one time, most kids, especially boys, feared their fathers on a certain level. They knew sufficient misbehavior would result in an ass whipping. In the military, you feared your superior officers and NCOs. In school you feared, to a certain extent, the teachers, principal, and so forth.

    We’ve lost that utterly today. Kids can’t be physically punished in school no matter the magnitude of their misdeeds. Parents do not spank or hit their kids nearly at the level they did even as recently as thirty years ago from what I see around me. I routinely see young boys act in ways I would never have dared act with their fathers and in their immediate presence. And I was not raised in a particularly strict environment.

    I don’t give cops a hard time, but I do try to act in ways that will minimize my interactions with law enforcement. I don’t do stuff that is illegal. I don’t do stuff that would lead a casual observer to think that I was doing something illegal. At the same time, I avoid certain intersections and roads with heavy police presence. I keep my vehicle licensed and tagged with insurance and working lights and muffler. I don’t drink and drive. This is true even though I fully accept that a large part of the enforcement against these things is to provide revenue to the city and state.

    At the same time, I have to say we have several local cops who are people I would like to see off the force. One or two are simply stupid, and one I know for a fact is corrupt, and at least one other is a probable sociopath. There is nothing I am going to do about it, except to prudently avoid them. At the same time, if they wind up meeting a fate such as the five officers in Dallas, I’m not going to publicly celebrate, but I certainly won’t feel any sadness. The local PD will have a huge biker style funeral for them (huge cop funerals are in fact something police openly say they started doing after seeing Hells Angels and other MC’s do it) and I will stay home and far away. I won’t say a word. I’m not stupid. But I won’t miss their absence.

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  64. @rod1963
    Essentially what the NYT goonsdid with those 5 slain Dallas police officers, is the same thing rapists do to justify a rape - they say things like "she had it coming", "it was the way she dressed" sort of bullshit.

    Yeah that what it amounts to.

    It's really sickening and shows there is no level they won't stoop to and reinforces my opinion the paper is only fit as bird cage liner.

    Their editors and columnists are all a bunch of morally and intellectually bankrupt jack asses.

    They should rename the paper as Pravda.

    Years ago, a white girl Acted Stupidly. She walked into a biker clubhouse alone and higher than a kite, and she got to play choo-choo with the bikers and got smacked around a little and otherwise tormented, such as by having lit matches thrown at her naked upper body.

    Forty years later, said white girl publicly told what happened. Since she had wrote a very graphic song about it that is pretty famous, many of us suspected that she’d been on the receiving end of such a deal. But the feminists and otherwise correct went berserk. Since she is a militant vegetarian and animal rights type, they couldn’t completely trash her, but they did spend a lot of time grinding on her incorrectness and lack of sisterosity.

    My level of respect for said white girl has gone up a lot. She F’ed up, and told the story in the hope others would avoid that mistake.

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  65. @Wilkey
    Because Leftists are much better at organizing and sticking to boycotts than the Right. Too many on the Right think that a boycott is 'a waste of time' since you're only denying the company a few dollars per customer. Multiply that number by a million or more customers, though, and boycotts can really pay off. A handful of customers refusing to do business with a company can really hit its profits, even if the impact on revenue seems negligible.

    I avoid doing business with certain companies because of their politics and associations, not because of the hope it will change their behavior, but simply for my own mental and spiritual hygiene, if you will.

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  66. @JohnnyWalker123

    Since Chief David O. Brown took over the department in 2010, excessive-force complaints have dropped 64 percent,
     
    That's a very notable statistic. I'm wondering if it's really true. If it is, credit to Chief Brown.

    There’s no real “miracle work” involved in creating such a statistical “improvement”. A little book cooking here, a little de-policing there, a few strategic dismissals of felony charges against Blacks who might be “problematic” in the PR realm.

    Sort of like cooking the books in the Atlanta public school system.

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  67. I’ve got an idea! Why don’t about a dozen of those rich black athletes and entertainers band together and buy up a 1 mile square of south Dallas? Then they can clean it up, put in some great, progressive schools, a Whole Foods for black people and hire an all-black private security firm to police it.

    I’m sure Soros would pony up some money to help as well, right? After all, he believes the “cause” and its a sure-fire winner.

    Once this little patch of South Dallas becomes the next Silicon Valley, then they can all say “I told you so…” and we’ll have proof-positive that they were held down all these years by systemic engineered inequality.

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    "Once this little patch of South Dallas becomes the next Silicon Valley,"

    Austin will never be dethroned as the Silicon Valley of the South.
  68. @rod1963
    Essentially what the NYT goonsdid with those 5 slain Dallas police officers, is the same thing rapists do to justify a rape - they say things like "she had it coming", "it was the way she dressed" sort of bullshit.

    Yeah that what it amounts to.

    It's really sickening and shows there is no level they won't stoop to and reinforces my opinion the paper is only fit as bird cage liner.

    Their editors and columnists are all a bunch of morally and intellectually bankrupt jack asses.

    They should rename the paper as Pravda.

    You would think that in the nation’s “Newspaper of Record,” the articles would be well-informed and fact based, and not full by emotional reasoning and partisan propagandizing. Perhaps the comment section would feature a lot of readers’ reactions that contained factual errors and misconceptions, were strident and emotional, and were absurdly partisan. But, in fact, it is exactly the other way around.

    My brother, who subscribes to the NYT on-line, tells me that on social-justice topics he skips the articles and goes straight to the comments for the informative content. Ain’t it amazing?

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  69. @iffen
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I've seen this before. I just can't remember where. Now, where was it?

    a 1000 years from now -assuming whites ceased to exist 500 years before- blacks in the U.S. or whatever the country is then named will still be blaming all their self-imposed and congenitally ineradicable “problems” -violence, crime, poverty, degeneracy, etc.- on “racism” and the “legacy of slavery and segregation.”

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  70. @S. Anonyia
    Most educated blacks believe they come from Ancient Egyptians (not fringe belief: upper-crust black fraternities use Egyptian imagery), and that the Egyptians gave all their knowledge to the Greeks, so blacks started Western civilization. Some go further and insist Greeks and Romans and Mesopotamians were black too. I work with a lot of blacks, I've heard these views expressed many, many times.

    Many middle class blacks believe everyone important in history was a secret black. Show them images of historical figures, they will look for evidence he or she is mixed. The world is a fun, black, increasingly woke place for them.

    I wonder if it explains something I've noticed for a long time: blacks are a little nicer to us dark-featured whites than they are to the pale blondies.

    Lower-class blacks just see the world as us vs. them. They don't really distinguish between whites, Chinese, hispanics........they don't even like Africans. They like to talk more about color/hair differences between each other than about other ethnic groups.

    It seems BLM is now primarily driven by/for the black middle/upper class. It's morphing into some kind of black pride/power movement rather than one about police brutality. Just an excuse to get out in the street and yell to the world "black black black." They are also sad Obama can't have a third term. It's probably difficult for them to cope.

    What is this “woke” business? Is it new slang with which I’m unfamiliar? If so, it’s grammatically confusing.

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  71. The political establishment will act most strongly against the killings of police officers if there is a clear political incentive to do so. Police unions in major US cities should announce a work slowdown/walkout on Election Day in November, as a mark of respect for their murdered colleagues and as a protest against inaction on their behalf. If this union action spread to enough cities, it would really wake up the political establishment to their grievances.

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  72. @iffen
    Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods

    I've seen this before. I just can't remember where. Now, where was it?

    A 1000 years from now -assuming whites ceased to exist 500 years before- blacks in the U.S. or whatever the country is then called will still be blaming all their self-imposed and connately ineradicable “problems” -violence, crime, poverty, inequality with races other than whites, etc. -on “racism” and the “legacy of slavery and segregation.”

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    The helots might even be given a day off to celebrate.
  73. @Pat Casey
    How many black girls you keep up with, Steve. lol but truly, I suppose the shooters think they're Django but the females remember 12 years a slave, yes they do. I mean that's most the motormouths behind Black Lives Matter. I was actually dating one when the torture victim won best supporting actress and as I remember her and her friends literally teared up. And of course I understand, but that's the point; those images were damn irresponsible Art.

    And of course I understand, but that’s the point; those images were damn irresponsible Art.

    It’s not irresponsible when it’s done deliberately to stoke the flames of racial strife.

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  74. @iSteveFan

    8. [[[Uncle Sheldon]]]
     
    Has Uncle Sheldon put up or not? He said he was in for Trump for $100 million. Has he actually kicked in any funds yet?

    I've seen several people counter the ((( ))) stuff by pointing out that Uncle Sheldon is ponying up $100 million . But until he does don't claim it. I wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't kick in any funds and commenters a year from now will still use his initial offer as proof that Trump got support from certain quarters.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t kick in any funds and commenters a year from now will still use his initial offer as proof that Trump got support from certain quarters.

    In other words (((Sheldon))) has successfully muddied the waters!

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  75. @Cryptogenic
    File under "we wuz kangs and shit."

    “File under “we wuz kangs and shit.”

    Aren’t they still kangs n shit in 2016? After all we have a kang in the oval office right now.

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  76. @penskefile
    I've got an idea! Why don't about a dozen of those rich black athletes and entertainers band together and buy up a 1 mile square of south Dallas? Then they can clean it up, put in some great, progressive schools, a Whole Foods for black people and hire an all-black private security firm to police it.

    I'm sure Soros would pony up some money to help as well, right? After all, he believes the "cause" and its a sure-fire winner.

    Once this little patch of South Dallas becomes the next Silicon Valley, then they can all say "I told you so..." and we'll have proof-positive that they were held down all these years by systemic engineered inequality.

    “Once this little patch of South Dallas becomes the next Silicon Valley,”

    Austin will never be dethroned as the Silicon Valley of the South.

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  77. @syonredux

    . Decades of discriminatory federal, state and local policies have concentrated the city’s black population in deeply poor and underdeveloped neighborhoods south of Interstate 30, which serves as a line of demarcation between opportunity and neglect. While downtown Dallas is flush with glassy skyscrapers and high-priced restaurants, large tracts of the city’s southern sector are empty and ragged.
     
    So, the TN-Coates redlining narrative is in effect? Which means that Black dysfunction is FDR's fault?

    The contradictions to this narrative are massive. If the glassy skyscrapers had been built in the underdeveloped neighborhoods south of I-30, there’d be complaints of pushing the poor out of their homes, of white gentrification, and pricey restaurants pricing residents out of their neighborhood.

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    Lost my initial comments somewhere when my cat, T-gan, twirled across my keyboard. I have nothing profound to say, I have no need to hide behind a “handle”, I am just weary. Why the guns? Why the killings? Are we embarking on a more enlightened revolution, lead by the great minds and visionaries that crafted our brilliant Constitution? Do we have the dignity, desire, and discipline to generate change, or are we a nation of dullards, waiting for the next carnival to come to town. Unfortunately, I live in a state where many amusement “barkers” are trained and I am not entertained. I long for the character and strength of communities to initiate the power of “truth-force”. Have we abandoned the value of “Ourselves”, as non-violent, powerhouses for good? Must we turn to the evil of gunpowder slaughters. Issues of fear, protection, projection envelop us. Does anyone remember the dynamic, meditative, enormous strength, and impact of the civil disobedience movements throughout history? Thoreau, Gandhi, King. Ring a bell? Now, we have a few “devoted” Congressional gun law advocates, who cell phone themselves in committed solidarity, until their batteries run out of juice. I have tried very, very hard to respect our government and care for the people many care less about, but I am tired. Some will sneer, jeer, thoughtfully comment, or comment without thought. I’m saddened that what I say will sound vapid, the us/them anger will not dissipate, and the killings will continue. I will leave the Country whose philosophical tenants I loved, embraced, but for me, are now crumbling.

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  79. @Charles Erwin Wilson
    John Derbyshire.

    What Derb did was write a nonblack version of “the talk” about how to deal with black people. His version was in response to “the talk” already being in the narrative.

    http://www.unz.com/jderbyshire/the-talk-nonblack-version/

    There is much talk about “the talk.”

    “Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us. Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 when Marlyn Tillman realized it was time for her to have the talk,” Gracie Bonds Staples writes in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

    Leonard Greene talks about the talk in the New York Post. Someone bylined as KJ Dell’Antonia talks about the talk in The New York Times. Darryl Owens talks about the talk in the Orlando Sentinel.

    Yes, talk about the talk is all over.

    There is a talk that nonblack Americans have with their kids, too. My own kids, now 19 and 16, have had it in bits and pieces as subtopics have arisen. If I were to assemble it into a single talk, it would look something like the following.

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  80. @Clyde
    NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES........ I figured she was black by the hyphenated last names she has. How pathetic and predictable. She is very light skinned and trying to find her niche in the racial grievance industry. And make it pay! As in getting' paid!

    Hyphenated last names strike me as more SWPL than black.

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  81. Anonymous says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Clyde
    NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES........ I figured she was black by the hyphenated last names she has. How pathetic and predictable. She is very light skinned and trying to find her niche in the racial grievance industry. And make it pay! As in getting' paid!

    In the UK, hyphenated names can be a sign of upper middle class or upper class social background.

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  82. @Anonymous
    In the UK, hyphenated names can be a sign of upper middle class or upper class social background.

    In the US, a sign that someone is a wannabe.

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  83. @SMK
    A 1000 years from now -assuming whites ceased to exist 500 years before- blacks in the U.S. or whatever the country is then called will still be blaming all their self-imposed and connately ineradicable "problems" -violence, crime, poverty, inequality with races other than whites, etc. -on "racism" and the "legacy of slavery and segregation."

    The helots might even be given a day off to celebrate.

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  84. Anonymous says: • Website     Show CommentNext New Comment

    I just don’t get why good cops don’t weed out the bad. There are enough good cops to pull it off, and they know who the dirty ones are…l know there are more good than bad…http://www.gob.mx/presidencia/articulos/4197
    http://www.gob.mx/presidencia/articulos/4197

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    Sure there are.. The problem lies with the "shoot first, ask later, never take any risks" policy. Cops should take risks, that's why the are paid such lavish salaries.
    No criticism of modern policing should be construed as an endorsement of BLM. As far as I'm concerned,they should be considered a terrorist organization.
  85. @Anonymous
    I just don't get why good cops don't weed out the bad. There are enough good cops to pull it off, and they know who the dirty ones are...l know there are more good than bad...http://www.gob.mx/presidencia/articulos/4197
    http://www.gob.mx/presidencia/articulos/4197

    Sure there are.. The problem lies with the “shoot first, ask later, never take any risks” policy. Cops should take risks, that’s why the are paid such lavish salaries.
    No criticism of modern policing should be construed as an endorsement of BLM. As far as I’m concerned,they should be considered a terrorist organization.

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