White lawmaker warns black attorney she may ‘go missing’ if Confederate statues are threatened

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@gruffstuff wrote:

 

The idiots just don't seem to "get it" yet.....

 

They get it, this kind of stuff worked for them for hundreds of years, it's where the Clan and Jim Crow came from, it's how we got Confederate Statues and schools named after Confederate leaders. 

 

 


Let's track this back...The legislator [and a whole bunch of elected law enforcement people] are elected to office.  That's true...no question about it.  Guys that are elected have to have a majority of votes cast, cast for them.  That's supposed to be true in most places in the US. 

 

IF so...then, those voters think the guy they elected, 'got it right'.....right?  Hey....he just wants to get re-elected and knows his voter base.  That being said, he AND the voters 'get it' AND think alike OR he has to make the voters THINK he 'gets it' just like they do, even if he doesn't. 

 

I don't think I got that wrong.  IF those voters AND the elected officials are something other than what I just called them, there clearly is a way for them to PROVE me wrong.  So far they haven't. 

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The idiots just don't seem to "get it" yet.....

 

They get it, this kind of stuff worked for them for hundreds of years, it's where the Clan and Jim Crow came from, it's how we got Confederate Statues and schools named after Confederate leaders.

 

This how we got the " alt right" , Breibart News, this is how the Russians exploited the prejudice of many Americans to attack our elections, this is how we ended up with Trump as President and Republicans in control of both houses of Congress.

 

" We" are the "idiots"  that don't  "get it ".

 

Are we getting it yet?

 

 

 

 

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Spencer replied “Hate for others and American history (good and bad) drives your quixotic journey to erase history like the Bolsheviks. Looks like you are afflicted with the same poison you claim to fight against.”

 

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The idiots just don't seem to "get it" yet.....


I didn't think it necessary to duplicate the text. I suppose you have noticed the similarity to what gets posted on the aarp forum from time to time.

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LaDawn Jones is a black Democrat from Atlanta. For four years, her seatmate in the Georgia House of Representatives was Jason Spencer, a white Republican from the southern tip of the state. They see the world differently and, she concedes, there were many conversations where “we’ve had to walk away from each other because the debate was so intense.”

 

Those debates didn’t end when Jones left the legislature to resume practicing law last year — they were still frenemies on social media. And this week, the pair got into an online scuffle in which some say Spencer made a violent, racist threat.

 

It involved two of the most emotionally volatile issues in the American South: Confederate monuments and lynching.

 

The discussion started when Spencer posted a picture of himself next to a memorial of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Jones, who has advocated for removing Confederate memorials from the state’s most vaunted places, posted a comment warning her former colleague that he should “get it in … before it is torn down.”

 

It soured from there.

 

The lowest point was when Spencer told her that if she and others kept up their fight to rid the state of Confederate monuments, “I cant guarantee you won’t be met with torches but something a lot more definitive.”

 

Later, removing any doubt, he said the people who want the statues gone “will go missing in the Okefenokee,” referring to a swamp and national wildlife refuge near his home town. “To many necks they are red around here. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.”

 

The entire thread (it has some profanity, harsh language and an epic “Game of Thrones” reference) was posted online by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

 

At one point, Jones told Spencer to “put your hoods and your tiki torches away. We are no longer afraid. We will not let you hide behind your heritage … Lock those photos in your memory because we are about tear that s— down! #byefelicia #byeStonewall #byeLee”

 

Spencer replied “Hate for others and American history (good and bad) drives your quixotic journey to erase history like the Bolsheviks. Looks like you are afflicted with the same poison you claim to fight against.”

 

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The idiots just don't seem to "get it" yet.....


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