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According to Pete Buttigieg our interstate highways have racism built into them. I suppose racism is everywhere you look for it but I've seen no cases of minorities complaining they can't get on an interstate.

 

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According to Pete Buttigieg our interstate highways have racism built into them. I suppose racism is everywhere you look for it but I've seen no cases of minorities complaining they can't get on an interstate.

You know they call them black top for a reason 😉... I've never seen white asphalt? Got to be something there...
 

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You know I can kind of see it. The places that I am intimately familiar with have the freeway going right through the middle of "black" neighborhoods. And there aren't many exits that make it easy to get off the interstate and get to that neighborhood. If they do it just dumps you right in the middle of houses, no easing back through a road lined with strip malls and turning back into a neighborhood, which insulates the traffic from the interstate from the houses.
 

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You know I can kind of see it. The places that I am intimately familiar with have the freeway going right through the middle of "black" neighborhoods. And there aren't many exits that make it easy to get off the interstate and get to that neighborhood. If they do it just dumps you right in the middle of houses, no easing back through a road lined with strip malls and turning back into a neighborhood, which insulates the traffic from the interstate from the houses.
Exactly.
 

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Thought drivers were taxed when they bought a car, bought gas, had an oil change, repairs, and on things they bought at the stores that the car got them to.
Right...and Butt-agig and his Natl Socialist Party want to raise those taxes, making it even harder for the ghetto dwellers to escape to where the good jobs and good schools are.

You know I can kind of see it. The places that I am intimately familiar with have the freeway going right through the middle of "black" neighborhoods. And there aren't many exits that make it easy to get off the interstate and get to that neighborhood. If they do it just dumps you right in the middle of houses, no easing back through a road lined with strip malls and turning back into a neighborhood, which insulates the traffic from the interstate from the houses.
In Chicago, the Ike (I90) goes west from the Loop to the 'burbs. All the over passes from down town to about Pulaski St (thru the heart of "the ghetto") are enclosed in chain link fencing to prevent the throwing of large, hard objects onto the expressway below, a common practice since the days of MLK riots....BTW- those over-passes are all associated with on/off ramps every 8 blocks (one mile). If nobody uses them, it's because they don't want to.

General rule in RE in Chicago is that property values near expways & rapid transit lines are depressed, not because of the noise of traffic, but because of th noise from gunshots & ghetto blasters playing at all hours.

I'm not prejudiced- just an honest observer...The while point of "bussing" back in the 60s/70s was to get ghetto kids out to witness a more successful life-style in white neighborhoods, hoping some of it would rub off on them..But now the Nat.Soc's want to keep them in the ghetto where they are more manageable in a state of perpetual poverty and dependence....It's real hard to deduce any other conclusion.
 

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I have to go a minimum of 60 miles, depending on direction, to access an interstate at all. Seems to me the interstate system is biased against old white guys. One can always be a victim if they wish. I'd bet Buttigieg never had that thought before in his life and this whole question was prearranged with the woman.
 
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You know I can kind of see it. The places that I am intimately familiar with have the freeway going right through the middle of "black" neighborhoods. And there aren't many exits that make it easy to get off the interstate and get to that neighborhood. If they do it just dumps you right in the middle of houses, no easing back through a road lined with strip malls and turning back into a neighborhood, which insulates the traffic from the interstate from the houses.
Hard to keep those strip malls in business when they are robbed almost daily, looted, and burned out every so often. So not many are going to build them to start with.
 

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Not familiar with Chicago or any places outside of the south. Could be that people act the way they do in Chicago because they are mad about how their relatives have been treated in other parts of the country, and because they can get away with it there. I'm sure if anytime up until the early eighties if black people threw bottles from overpasses there would have been black people hides hanging on that overpass. But yeah, neighborhoods that got swaths of houses bulldozed, an interstate built right through the middle with a chain link fence on either side, and you have to drive ten minutes to get to the next block of the same neighborhood because of the interstate, that is common, and sometimes the road makes a weird turn to cut around a neighborhood that tends to be nicer. Black neighborhood gets chain link, white neighborhood gets a twenty foot high concrete barrier.
 

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Not familiar with Chicago.....
So, you're telling us you have FANTASIES about how life is elsewhere and how people are treated there.

There are no problems in the ghetto that wouldn't be cured with enough opportunity for the good wages and sense of personal pride provided by a good job....High taxes & cost of transportation prevent that. Higher taxes will make it worse. Trump's plans for enterprise zones to bring businesses/jobs to the ghetto were thwarted by a politically obstructionist Congress.
 

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Right...and Butt-agig and his Natl Socialist Party
Not trying to start an argument, just want to point something out as this is something that I've put a lot of hours into researching and pondering this. Referring to these people as nazis, or national socialists, is a big misnomer. Their behavior, and lies, are MUCH more in line with that of the bolsheviks who ran amuck in Eastern Europe and Russia in the 1800s and early 1900s. In fact they are pretty much exactly the same in the way they have operated thus far (making serious issues out of completely non-existent issues by championing the self inflicted plight of criminals and degenerates while proclaiming that those things which are good, wholesome and hold the society together are evil and "canceling" anyone who objects to their nonsense.)

In my opinion, this is a parallel that should not be lightly ignored as this behavior is a 1:1 with bolshevism while in many aspects it differs from how the nazis were. And, this is important because as far as evil villains go, look into what the bolsheviks did before during and after their coops and subsequent wars. It might seem impossible but trust me they were waaaaaay worse than the nazis both in savagery and in the amount of people they tortured/killed. They made the nazis look like the jv team.
 

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Not trying to start an argument, just want to point something out as this is something that I've put a lot of hours into researching and pondering this. Referring to these people as nazis, or national socialists, is a big misnomer. Their behavior, and lies, are MUCH more in line with that of the bolsheviks who ran amuck in Eastern Europe and Russia in the 1800s and early 1900s. In fact they are pretty much exactly the same in the way they have operated thus far (making serious issues out of completely non-existent issues by championing the self inflicted plight of criminals and degenerates while proclaiming that those things which are good, wholesome and hold the society together are evil and "canceling" anyone who objects to their nonsense.)

In my opinion, this is a parallel that should not be lightly ignored as this behavior is a 1:1 with bolshevism while in many aspects it differs from how the nazis were. And, this is important because as far as evil villains go, look into what the bolsheviks did before during and after their coops and subsequent wars. It might seem impossible but trust me they were waaaaaay worse than the nazis both in savagery and in the amount of people they tortured/killed. They made the nazis look like the jv team.
I tend to agree.
 

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Not trying to start an argument, just want to point something out as this is something that I've put a lot of hours into researching and pondering this. Referring to these people as nazis, or national socialists, is a big misnomer. Their behavior, and lies, are MUCH more in line with that of the bolsheviks who ran amuck in Eastern Europe and Russia in the 1800s and early 1900s. In fact they are pretty much exactly the same in the way they have operated thus far (making serious issues out of completely non-existent issues by championing the self inflicted plight of criminals and degenerates while proclaiming that those things which are good, wholesome and hold the society together are evil and "canceling" anyone who objects to their nonsense.)

In my opinion, this is a parallel that should not be lightly ignored as this behavior is a 1:1 with bolshevism while in many aspects it differs from how the nazis were. And, this is important because as far as evil villains go, look into what the bolsheviks did before during and after their coops and subsequent wars. It might seem impossible but trust me they were waaaaaay worse than the nazis both in savagery and in the amount of people they tortured/killed. They made the nazis look like the jv team.
Spot on

Who is our "Lenin"?
 

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Not trying to start an argument, ....
a) I agree the Bolsheviks were actually worse than the German Nazis, but we may as well argue about whether an adder is more deadly than a cobra or not.

2] All revolutions tend to follow similar courses that include an initial period of severe purging of enemies. Cf- The Reign of Terror after the French Revolution, as well as the purges following the Beer Hall Putsch or the Russian Revolution, Mao's revolution, or even the assassinations of Roman Emperors & their close advisors etc etc

c) Socialism and Communism are two systems of economics, not govt, per se. Communism involves ownership of companies by the workers themselves, while in socialism companies can be privately owned by all decisions must follow the regulations of central govt planning. "The Reds" called themselves communists, but they were actually socialists....Both systems are bound to devolve into totalitarian govt because diversity of opinion and central planning are mutually exclusive.

I now always refer to The Democrat Party here as The National Socialist Party because they're doing exactly what The Nazis did in Germany in the 30s.-- from loading the school faculties only with those adhering to their philosophy to preparing to weaken any opposition by confiscating guns and undertaking legal proceedings against opponents to discarding the protections to freedom outlined in The Constitution.
 

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a) I agree the Bolsheviks were actually worse than the German Nazis, but we may as well argue about whether an adder is more deadly than a cobra or not.

2] All revolutions tend to follow similar courses that include an initial period of severe purging of enemies. Cf- The Reign of Terror after the French Revolution, as well as the purges following the Beer Hall Putsch or the Russian Revolution, Mao's revolution, or even the assassinations of Roman Emperors & their close advisors etc etc

c) Socialism and Communism are two systems of economics, not govt, per se. Communism involves ownership of companies by the workers themselves, while in socialism companies can be privately owned by all decisions must follow the regulations of central govt planning. "The Reds" called themselves communists, but they were actually socialists....Both systems are bound to devolve into totalitarian govt because diversity of opinion and central planning are mutually exclusive.

I now always refer to The Democrat Party here as The National Socialist Party because they're doing exactly what The Nazis did in Germany in the 30s.-- from loading the school faculties only with those adhering to their philosophy to preparing to weaken any opposition by confiscating guns and undertaking legal proceedings against opponents to discarding the protections to freedom outlined in The Constitution.
And the reds did the same. The difference is what ever you want to call these leftists the things they attack are what holds a society together and the result has always been the same. All traces of empowerment and identity are squashed out from the population and just like that no atrocity is too much. Your argument is like saying it makes no difference if you are in a cage with cats or lions because they are both felines.

But, it is looking like history is repeating itself. Look how many people are turning to ideals like national socialism in response to the continued advance of leftists. That's exactly how the 1920s played out.

Edit: I just realized that I probably misread your post because I'm still gasping for air after hand tilling a new field. If I did please disregard I'm not trying to be argumentative and I probably came off as such.
 

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Spot on

Who is our "Lenin"?
That’s a good question.
I don’t think we get to know who our Lenin was until after the war was fought and the outcome decided. If we win, “our Lenin” was just one of a hundred melted snowflakes. If they win, those who spent time speculating about “our Lenin” have long since been made into fertilizer in the gulag staff-garden.



Buuuuuut, since you were the first to ask; it’s Oprah Winfrey.

Geo Orwell (I call him Geo (he let’s me (we’re cool like that))) stopped by one night and picked me up in his time-machine.

It’s Oprah Winfrey
 
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