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In memory: Local event drives legacy

January 20, 2014

Today, America pauses to remember a leader who had values and persistence and believed in equality: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

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joew

Jan-22-14 2:03 PM

Marcia you are so out of touch it just amazes me.You and others really need to stop making excuses for those that chose the wrong path. Stop with the DOJ lawsuits against those states and the DofC that wish to give vouchers to families so that their children can attend schools that actually teach how to get ahead!

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Marcia

Jan-22-14 1:23 PM

The minority population in prison is so much higher because they arrested so much more than the white population, especially for drugs. For instance, blacks and whites smoke pot at the same rate. But blacks ar four times more likely to be arrested and serve jail time for posession of pot. Plus, poor people are more likely to have assigned attorneys, which ae more likely to pleas out then go to trial, since they are so overworked. When you have even a misdemeanor drug conviction, you can get no aid for college, so that will stop you from getting an education. Can you see where the racism that still exists today hold people back?

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PhilJulian

Jan-22-14 1:12 PM

The black unemployment rate today is still about double the national average. Our prison population is still about 90% minority. The equal rights and fair housing legislation from 1964 and 1968 has been in place for over 40 years but much of the black population still struggles for any advancement. Maybe legislation is not the answer. Maybe the black population can only help themselves by committing to marriage before they start having babies. Maybe there should be a committment to higher education. Maybe Dr. King didn't accomplish as much as some people seem to think and as the old cliche goes "the Lord helps those who help themselves".

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MikeDavis

Jan-21-14 10:43 AM

No Marcia, it was his slur for caucasians that was the (now apparently removed) comment that I was refering to. His lame attempts at derogatory humor don't bother or humor me, as they wouldn't most adults.

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Marcia

Jan-21-14 9:36 AM

MikeDavis, DC calls you and joew the Deliverance Twins and you call that a racist rant? Really? I've seen much worse here, every day from Steiner, for example.

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Steiner

Jan-21-14 9:27 AM

mike, look at christophers response, there is an art festival. He posts nonsense answers because thats all the libs can post. you see it in cades and cronig responses too. Libs, you can only agree with them. Paul christopher proved it right before your eyes. i had to look up clint tarver. apparently he disagreed with the union goons. Way to go paul. any more tolerance from you ?

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Steiner

Jan-21-14 9:21 AM

just saw on ch 23.2 ,a special on MLK in the south. the water cannons, the police, public employees loved by christopher all set against the marchers, both black and white. It was the same hatred the south had since they lost the civil war, lynching blacks and whites. burning churches, they teach creationism you know and killing the churchgoers. Even in the 60's, a white unidentified male, a fed guy, to register voters, when aproaching a black mans house caused the whole family to flee. Thats how scared the blacks were of those tolerant democrats. we see it in christophers posts to this day.paul carries this same attitude, as does cuomo. There is no place for conservatives in NY. You must agree with them as they had to or faced death in the south. The libs have not changed in 150 years.

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MikeDavis

Jan-21-14 6:54 AM

The disguting part of your racist rant DC? You don't even see the mountain of hypocrisy in your your bigotry. You expect "white America" to forgive the English people for the wounds of the revolution, the Germans for their atrocities during two world wars that they started. The Japanese for their atrocities during WW2. The muslims for 9/11 and all the ensuing attacks on freedom around the world. Should I go on? BUT, there is NO WAY for white America to forgive itself in your self agrandizing liberal brain. And the really sad part? It's a "party" in America today. You sir are incapable of intelligent or independent thought. You only spew the self loathing our public "education" system has pushed since the 80's. I promised myself to not ever bother replying to your lunacies again but you keep sinking to new depths of stupid. And I keep trying to throw you a life preserver so you don't drown. That's just my upbringing over taking my own judgement I guess.

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CadeFoster

Jan-20-14 8:55 PM

everyones a victim is stupers eyes, because he is so superior to the lowing earthlings of this planet.

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Christopher

Jan-20-14 6:12 PM

There's an art festival in Naples this weekend, Sat and Sunday!

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joew

Jan-20-14 5:37 PM

What struck a nerve with me is what your "brothers" did to a man named Clint Tarver as you point your hypocritical finger at others based on your usual conjecture based statements.

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 4:49 PM

so cronig is speaking black english,the kind tht we saw at the trayvon martin trial. Christopher shows his real feelings too. now us conservatives are to accept this as there is no place for us in NY. But even better it shows the lack of any brains, any advanced thinking by the liberal posters here. All they can do is mock. always short on facts or merely parroting what they read. they think they are superior when they talk like this. emotional posts, name calling, rhetoric etc. wow, cronig, cade and christopher just show over and over the limited minds of the liberal folk. thats ok, but, as i keep saying and paul keeps ignoring , the libs want everyone down to their level of stupidity. they will stop at nothing to acheive this aim. You know paul your unions rabid anti choice in schools and rabid anti religious stance. thanks paul for showing what a diseased mind you have.

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 4:13 PM

captain, you are as ignorant as cronig. You missed what the democratic party has done to the blacks. the cracker name by cronig. he calls everyone names. All emotion. captain, please read some history . you are like cade .making a fool out of yourself. the black family is a tragedy in the making and its all due to liberals.and you are admiring cronig, are you insane, on weed ?

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Captain

Jan-20-14 3:19 PM

I have to admit it, Dcron, sometimes you can be hilarious. I don't feel the same as you about MD, but your 2nd post had me roaring, mainly b/c your comments described the "other twin" perfectly.

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 3:19 PM

we have the jesse jackson and the al sharpton local, in paul christpher. And he labels anyone who disagrees with him an obstructionist. wow paul. It is staggering what you posted here.

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 3:16 PM

paul is like cade. says some mocks and then says strike a nerve. Hey paul you are like cuomo, there is no disagreeing with you. You ignore all the time what your teachers unions did to the black race.he then has the nerve to mock the right wing when his party has been the biggest racist party of all time. It was his party that fought the civil war, made jim crow and the klan. Lynched people.rioted in cities too. So paul where do yo think you can make such statements in light of such horrendous civil deeds in american history by your party, its unions ? are they all fake paul? has history any meaning to you ? You just want control paul, plain and simple.all those articles saying how libs care, your true intentions show paul. right here and now.

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 3:08 PM

hey cronig you always say we have to be black to know a black or be a woman to know being a woman. in that case you have no mind at all. Why would i need to be one to know one. All i gotta do is read some books and watch TV. i will know them by their fruits. What do i see ? blacks going to jail in record numbers. Pauls unions rabidly fighting choice,cronig says thats great.women still lamenting over their bodies and choice. I as a guy just sit here and say to myself. I am pleased a s punch you cant get past your own bodies and skin color , like cronig believes and recommends ! It proves beyond all doubt that cronigs beliefs are a hindrance. so keep it up diversity folk, the guys like steiner will bury you .where is all that liberal largess cronig ? hey paul notice we NEVER see any lib thanking he white males for their advances in science. Hey cronig, that list of govt science projects ? keep calling us crackers. Wow, what stupid people you are !

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Christopher

Jan-20-14 3:08 PM

Strike a nerve there, Joey baby?

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Steiner

Jan-20-14 2:59 PM

christopher gets it wrong again. this paper hates everything King stood for! wow christopher, how could you be so wrong! Its the democratic party,paying lip service and pandering to the blacks that have taken the dream away from that race. the libs have destroyed the black race and paul is blaming conservatives . How stupid can you get paul ? it is your unions paul, i say it over and over again and you ignoire it that take away choice from the city folk via their campaign against vouchers. Paul just proved beyond all doubt what a hate filled mind he has. he of course disguises it as trying to help. Paul,thanks for letting everyone know where your mind actually is. Cronig too. the biggest purveyors of hate in the planet. the liberal party.

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Dcronlg

Jan-20-14 2:18 PM

At least the Deliverance Twins don't disappoint -- right on cue, their white male righteous resentfulness, based on personal experience about knowing and being black...

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joew

Jan-20-14 1:40 PM

The remark by christopher is with out doubt one of the lowest gutter remarks he has made to date! Dr King was a good man unlike the Jackson's and Sharpton's who only live to inflame and instigate just as christopher does! There are no words to describe the putrid accusations you made Paul!

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MikeDavis

Jan-20-14 11:54 AM

Between liberals pushing white guilt, Jesse and Al race baiting rather than helping, and the glorification of thug life by music and video games? Dr Kings dream is gone. As much a thing of history as Kennedy's Camelot.

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CadeFoster

Jan-20-14 10:02 AM

Not Me. I liked what Dr. King stood for.

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Christopher

Jan-20-14 6:33 AM

This paper, and an awful lot of its contributors, in all probability hate everything he stood for, and are against this day as a holiday.

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