Black Lives Matter - Why I Support Them

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So why was the living standard of Russians far higher in the 1970s and 80s than it was during Tsarist times? Indeed, Russian life expectancy is still not at high today as it was in 1970.
So fifty years after the Tsar, Russian living standards were better? Would that not be the case of any state transitioning from 19th to 20th century acculumation of technology and knowledge? A more fair comparison would how did living standards compare to that of the US/UK/Germans?

Or a comparison between of the living standards of the Brits to West Germans in the 50s and 60s? Both recipents of US Marshall Aid, both damaged and impoverished by WW2 but Socialistic government in the UK decided to piss thier money away in welfarist policies whilst the German put it into thier industries.
 

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So fifty years after the Tsar, Russian living standards were better? Would that not be the case of any state transitioning from 19th to 20th century acculumation of technology and knowledge? A more fair comparison would how did living standards compare to that of the US/UK/Germans?

Or a comparison between of the living standards of the Brits to West Germans in the 50s and 60s? Both recipents of US Marshall Aid, both damaged and impoverished by WW2 but Socialistic government in the UK decided to piss thier money away in welfarist policies whilst the German put it into thier industries.

Living standards don't necessarily move forward. For example, real wages have not increased in the USA since the 1960s. Let's not forget that in the 1960s, a working class man could marry, buy a home and start a family without his wife working outside the home. Who can do that now?

 

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The BLM matter is a racist slogan and I hate it because I hate racism.
Many white people are members and they are racists. I abhorred the killing of George Floyd et all.
These deaths sometimes happened in Democrat controlled states and the democrats are communist. Poor police discipline and training were the cause. An arrested person should be taken to the station immediately. They failed to do that and were wrong. Some protests were understandable and I felt a sense of outrage about it too.

These protests are a hallmark of a free society, they are not allowed in communist countries such as Cuba, NK or China.
 

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The BLM matter is a racist slogan and I hate it because I hate racism.
Many white people are members and they are racists. I abhorred the killing of George Floyd et all.
These deaths sometimes happened in Democrat controlled states and the democrats are communist. Poor police discipline and training were the cause. An arrested person should be taken to the station immediately. They failed to do that and were wrong. Some protests were understandable and I felt a sense of outrage about it too.

These protests are a hallmark of a free society, they are not allowed in communist countries such as Cuba, NK or China.

The police killings of black people have continued after the shocking murder of Mr. Floyd.
 

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They're only supposed to kill people who aren't black?

Let's say if they were killing billionaire banksers there'd be even bigger political upset than BLM is making. Imagine if the police shot dead five bankers in a month and then offered the excuse - Well, we kill other people too you know.....
 

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Let's say if they were killing billionaire banksers there'd be even bigger political upset than BLM is making. Imagine if the police shot dead five bankers in a month and then offered the excuse - Well, we kill other people too you know.....
The police killing people who aren't black (which they do more often) causes zero political upset
 

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The police killing people who aren't black (which they do more often) causes zero political upset

Only because it's poor people they're killing. If they were killing the rich it would be a very different matter.
 

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Only because it's poor people they're killing. If they were killing the rich it would be a very different matter.
So people who aren't black have to be wealthy for it to matter and black people don't? Isn't that a little racist? 🤔
 

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Well, this is one of the reasons I don't want Biden to win. If he does win, he'll throw a few sops in BLM's direction and then the media will consider everything hunky dory.
And everything will be honky dory because it is all a fake drama to begin with
 

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So why was the living standard of Russians far higher in the 1970s and 80s than it was during Tsarist times? Indeed, Russian life expectancy is still not at high today as it was in 1970.
An argument can be made that affluence greatly reduces life expectancy, looking at the whales here, and lately everyplace else
 

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Val has backed Trump so he has just 17 days to arrest Biden. There is to be the final debate next thursday
 
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