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1 hour ago, TPAFKA Jersey 2 said:

Amen to Les Ferdinand and QPR

 


Great statement “To be blunt, anyone who thinks our players condone racism because they didn’t take a knee really doesn’t get it. Anyone who responds to Black Lives Matter by saying all lives matter really doesn’t get it. Anyone who thinks just taking a knee is sufficient in fighting social injustice really doesn’t get it.Actions speak louder than words. People need to DO something more than simple gestures.

 

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, ALBIONSAINT said:


Great statement “To be blunt, anyone who thinks our players condone racism because they didn’t take a knee really doesn’t get it. Anyone who responds to Black Lives Matter by saying all lives matter really doesn’t get it. Anyone who thinks just taking a knee is sufficient in fighting social injustice really doesn’t get it.Actions speak louder than words. People need to DO something more than simple gestures.

 

 

 

 

 

It's all very well asking for deeds rather than gestures but what exactly is it that he wants us all to do and exactly who does he want to do it?

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On 9/19/2020 at 10:37 AM, Bud the Baker said:

The right wing over the last 40 years has been focussed on reducing the role of government in ReaLife especially the aspects of it that reduce social inequality, their attitudes during the pandemic are merely another aspect of their Dadaist brand of Libertarianism. Meanwhile many of these "small government" advocates are amongst the biggest beneficiaries of state handouts through cronyism, tax avoidance, etc.

 

I would suggest that's not quite correct. It has reduced the role of the state in directly supporting citizens. But it has not reduced the role of the government in decision making and controlling social and economic behavior.  For example, quantitative easing is basically subsidizing the rich to the tune of billions. 

 

Just read your full post yes I think we're agreeing after all.🤣

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20 minutes ago, shull said:

Here here :clapping

 

It's "hear, hear" because you want to listen to what she has to say not have come round for tea.

Oh. and btw I disagree and say we should be teaching about the implication of our colonial past and it's affect on society today - because that's really what history is about.

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I told my 12 year old daughter that slavery has been on the go for thousands of years and perpetrated by many.

I told her she is 100% not to blame and should have no guilt about it whatsoever. Me also.

The only privilege she has is me being her dad.

 

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33 minutes ago, shull said:

I told my 12 year old daughter that slavery has been on the go for thousands of years and perpetrated by many.

I told her she is 100% not to blame and should have no guilt about it whatsoever. Me also.

The only privilege she has is me being her dad.

 

Did she then educate you on the points you are completely misunderstanding regarding BLM? 12 year old seems a comfortable age for most people to understand this. 

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Scottish Football players Take The Knee to honour BLM who are Racists , Fascists and Terrorists.

Shameful

I will never spend money on Scottish Football again.

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1 minute ago, shull said:

Scottish Football players Take The Knee to honour BLM who are Racists , Fascists and Terrorists.

Shameful

I will never spend money on Scottish Football again.

Great, if only you could do us one better and never contribute to a Scottish football fan forum again. 

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