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15 September 2018

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  1. lurcher1948

     /  September 15, 2018

    In breaking news an executed black man killed by a white female police women entering the wrong apartment had a small amount of pot and in a new newsflash KNIFES in his kitchen draws, The racist Dallas police have started the smear campaign to cover a fellow officers backside

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    • sorethumb

       /  September 15, 2018

      This shift partly reflects efforts to rehabilitate the image of black men. From the interviews Kathryn Edin published in 2014, we learned that these men want to be caring fathers of loving families but that a brutal, racist system is robbing them of the opportunity. Changing perceptions of law enforcement conduct have aided this transformation of black men from sometimes-victimizers to always-victims. The annual number of police killings of unarmed black Americans has fallen substantially, as has the black incarceration rate. But, despite these changes, an inflexible narrative of mass incarceration and police brutality continues to underpin claims of systemic racial oppression. By contrast, despite a robust increase in employment rates of young black men, black homicides have risen substantially since 2014, and are now 25 times higher than the number of police killings. Two decades earlier, this increased murder rate would have led at least some liberals to ask searching questions about violent black subculture. In today’s political climate, however, the standard explanation reflects the views of Edin’s fathers: hopelessness produced by a racist, white supremacist society.
      https://quillette.com/2018/09/10/the-counterproductive-suppression-of-heterodox-views-on-race/

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  2. sorethumb

     /  September 15, 2018

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  3. lurcher1948

     /  September 15, 2018

    TRUMP just cannot SHUT UP…
    Donald J. Trump

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    ….GWU Research to tell them how many people had died in Puerto Rico (how would they not know this?). This method was never done with previous hurricanes because other jurisdictions know how many people were killed. FIFTY TIMES LAST ORIGINAL NUMBER – NO WAY!

    5,995 replies 2,656 retweets 9,453 likes
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  4. lurcher1948

     /  September 15, 2018

    My beloved LIONS won 53-12 GO WELLINGTON and the LIONS and go the BLACKS

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    • Gezza

       /  September 15, 2018

      Herald Red Banner:

      ALL BLACKS IN SERIOUS TROUBLE AS SPRINGBOKS LEAD 36-29 WITH 20 MINUTES TO PLAY.

      Nahhhh … she’ll be right
      Better be. Big speech for someone tomorrow.
      2109 hours

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    • lurcher1948

       /  September 15, 2018

      LIONS better than the ABs

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  5. lurcher1948

     /  September 15, 2018

    The French are NEVER going to buy Barrett for his kicking abilities

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    • He had an off night kicking for goal for sure. But there were other mistakes through the gamer too, and they had chances in the last 20 but the Springbok defence held up.

      Great to get a tightly contested game, the result insn’t too bad for the ABs, a good lesson.

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    • lurcher1948

       /  September 15, 2018

      B Barrett will not wish to listen to sports talk back tomorrow, just saying his crown has been knocked of his head which is good

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      • Gezza

         /  September 15, 2018

        Hansen will have to go 😡

        Who else have they got? 😳

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        • lurcher1948

           /  September 15, 2018

          Gezza as new ABs coach nominated and seconded by me and the wider blog sphere, you are the coach Gezza, can you give a drool… speech

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          • Gezza

             /  September 16, 2018

            Change the government. That’s obviously where the problem fundamently bloody lies, Lurchy. The AB’s never had this problem when Sir John 🏌 was around to do 3-way-handshakes, inspiring “The Boys”, so that Rugby Was ALWAYS The Winner On The Day – But It Was Our Rugby Ball That Bloody Won.

            No other option I’m afraid. NOTHING is more important to New Zealand than THE BOYS. 🕴🕴🕴🕴🕴🕴 Business confidence will be going thru the bloody floor.

            You know it, old fella. 🕶

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