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Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 01-17-2023 at 07:17:17 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • San Francisco - deep the crazy runs!
  • San Francisco reparations committee proposes $5 million to each eligible Black person

    Lump sum payments would be in hundreds of billions, many times the city's entire current budget.
    By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times - Monday, January 16, 2023

    If you’re Black and you have an ancestor who was enslaved before 1865, this might be a good time to head to San Francisco.

    The city’s reparations committee has recommended giving each Black person who meets the criteria a lump-sum payment of $5 million, along with a bonanza of financial benefits that includes a guaranteed income of $97,000 for at least 250 years and paying off all educational and personal debts.

    “Through a tailored plan, San Francisco can redress the public policies explicitly created to subjugate Black people in San Francisco by upholding and expanding the intent and legacy of chattel slavery, whose vestiges continue to have impacts today,” said the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee in a December 2022 report that hit Bay Area news outlets over the weekend.

    San Francisco has a Black population of about 44,930, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. If all those residents were eligible, the lump-sum price tag alone would be about $225 billion. San Francisco’s 2022-23 budget was $14 billion.
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    Sooooooooooooo.........how will they actually pay for that??????

    John in Mich    Posted 01-17-2023 at 16:59:50 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • This sounds to me like another scheme (like forgiving tuition that Biden promised the snowflakes) before 2024 elections. Gavin Newsom would gladly bankrupt California to become President. He could walk away from the debt and go to Washington to do more of the same for the US. $30 Trillion? Chump change for Dems. Make it $60 Trillion.

    Dean    Posted 01-17-2023 at 09:36:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Sounds like a good time to take a page from Rachel Dolezal's play book.

    Sign me up!

    Frank (WNY)    Posted 01-17-2023 at 08:44:15 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Since they would have to show proof that their ancestor was enslaved in San Francisco before 1865, it would be interesting to see how many would qualify. On the other hand, there were a lot of indentured from China around that time. Let’s see if they follow suit.

    Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 01-17-2023 at 10:21:34 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • The entrepreneur in me sees a cottage industry developing to provide such "proof." An easy way would be to manufacture false wills from folks back then, conveying their possessions, including slaves, to their survivors.

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