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Old 12-26-2012, 02:15 PM
 
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He does make some good points. The prison industrial complex is a modern form of slavery fed largely by the war on drugs. Occasionally a white guy, me included, will get sucked into it too but even then we have it better than the blacks and Hispanics do.

[VIDEO] Quentin Tarantino: Slavery Still Exists In U.S. — ‘Django Unchained’ - Movieline
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Old 12-26-2012, 02:18 PM
 
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Yeah, I bet he's one of the slave drivers on his own sets too. BTW, the ONLY reason minorities don't fair as well in court is because they can't afford the defense. It's NOT because of racism.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:06 PM
 
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Slavery never went away, and that's definitely not the only reason why minorities are in jail more than whites

13th amendment: Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

So yeah slavery does exist, btw something to think about police only patrol black neighborhoods and I'm sticking to that claim
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:09 PM
 
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It's always existed...lol...probably always will.

The only question? Who are the slaves?
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:12 PM
 
Location: southern california
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no prison system is not slavery. if it were, u would be working in a field planting cotton.
thanks to ACLU almost 100% of inmates are medically exempt for health reasons. strange in perfect shape to rob rape and kill but unfit for work.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I worked in a sweat factory at 16 for a dollar an hour. Does that make me a slave? By todays standards of what they say is racism and slavery I was a slave for a buck. Was it racism as I was white? So what is the real difference .. we white folks worked hard for a dollar and we slaved in sweat shops all over the country.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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People did not choose to be dragged here in chains by choice.

Crime is a choice.

If prisons equate to slavery, prisons would minimally be self-sustaining, if not profitable.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:58 PM
 
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no prison system is not slavery. if it were, u would be working in a field planting cotton.
thanks to ACLU almost 100% of inmates are medically exempt for health reasons. strange in perfect shape to rob rape and kill but unfit for work.
so, who is the slave?
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:30 PM
 
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People did not choose to be dragged here in chains by choice.

Crime is a choice.

If prisons equate to slavery, prisons would minimally be self-sustaining, if not profitable.
It's a hugely profitable industry. A fantastic example of how corrupt it has become is the Harden Montana incident where a foreign military company was set to run a prison in the US:

https://www.google.com/#hl=en&safe=o...w=1103&bih=646

All of the info you need is within that massive google link. Scary stuff.
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Old 12-26-2012, 09:07 PM
 
Location: southern california
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so, who is the slave?
those who cant stop raping robbing and murdering.
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