Slavery wasn't the only injustice against African Americans. There was also Jim Crow (and many of the people who lived under it are still alive to this day)
@Ad_Quid_Orator Anyone who is old enough to have experienced Jim Crow laws is already at retirement or near-retirement age. Perhaps they would've been entitled to compensation when they were still in the workforce, but the reality is that it's too late to compensate them now. They've already retired, and now receive Social Security. Anyone currently in school or in the workforce is not old enough to have experienced Jim Crow laws and thus is not entitled to compensation.
Most of the Japanese Americans who were interned during WW2 were of retirement age when they received compensation.
@Ad_Quid_Orator What's your source on that?
That they received compensation 43 years after they were let out of the camps.
@Ad_Quid_Orator Well they should've received it sooner, just like Jim Crow laws should've ended sooner. However, at that point, receiving compensation doesn't do them much good.
Much good is a relative term but if the government commits and injustice against you, you should be compensated for it.
@Ad_Quid_Orator But the things is, the government can't compensate anyone at no cost to someone else. It isn't the taxpayer's fault that Jim Crow laws were enacted or that the Japanese were interned during WW2. Two wrongs don't make a right.
It's also not an average employees fault that a business discriminated against a customer but the company still gets sued and while that may not impact the employee directly, it will hurt his or her chances of getting a raise or promotion.
@Ad_Quid_Orator But employees have the option of going to work for a different company (which would also punish the company even more). Taxpayers don't have the option to not pay a tax. If they did, it would cease to be a tax, by definition.
But if a government controlled organization fires someone for discriminatory purposes and the employee sues them, the money that they're awarded comes from tax dollars.
@Ad_Quid_Orator I don't believe in government controlled organizations, period. But as long as they do exist, if an employee is fired for a discriminatory reason, the employee shouldn't be able to sue the company, but instead, the company should just be prohibited from firing people for discriminatory reasons, and the employee should be given his/her job back as recourse.
By government organization I mean police, fire department, park service etc. But if someone can prove that they were fired from those organizations for discriminatory reasons then they can sue and get a settlement paid for by tax dollars (as they should). Because even if the taxpayers didn't have a say in the act, they are still dependent on the government infrastructure so it wouldn't be another wrong to use tax dollars to compensate people wrongfully interned like the Japanese Americans.
@Ad_Quid_Orator "By government organization I mean police, fire department, park service etc." - I know exactly what you meant. I don't believe in any of those things. No. They should not be able to sue. For the precise reason that taxpayers had no say in the decision to fire the employee, it is positively evil to use their tax dollars to fund his/her compensation. It absolutely is wrong. It is evil. You won't convince me otherwise. We are at an impasse.
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Have you seen the news
I don't follow the news. But if it's anything that I've seen so far on gag, it seems to be someone that was killed or hurt by police with violent protests currently happening
From wowgirl "After a black man was brutally and unlawfully killed by four white police officers. People soon after took to the streets to protests this horrible event and demand the equal rights that everyone deserves."
This was my response in terms of group think "I agree, a peaceful march might have had a more respected impact but what i will say is those 4 white police officers are probably scared sh#tless right now and hopeful that will count for something"
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Babe? 😂Because all humans are 'racist' in some kind of way.The word is only used to stop healthy discussions.
I see babeBut I am not racist. because I am both Kurd and Armenian.
Why are you calling me babe? 😂 wtfNobody should care if you're 'racist' or not
You're younger than me
Ah. So you're calling me a baby? ☹😂
So tell me what can I say to you?My little baby?🤣
😂😂Call me "sir". Thanks 🧐
Can I give you a Turkish name?
Haha Ali Riza
Wow. What a wonderful name 😂
this name suits you well. You are already very similar to Turkish men.
I am similar how?
I mean you're look like Turkish men
So Are you Turk?
I'm Norwegian 🤷🏻♂️
I changed your name from now on. I'm giving a name in Kurdish. After that, your name is berxwedan. means resistance. it even has a song.https://youtu.be/Fz2Stu-S1MI
Uuuu. NiceThanks 😅🙏🏻
You're welcome my little babe 😘
Ez to nizam