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  • SF reparations panel pitches $5M — each — to black resident

    Source: https://nypost.com/2023/01/16/sf-reparations-panel-proposes-5m-lump-sum-payment-to-eligible-residents/


    San Francisco reparations panel pitches $5M — each — to black residents

    ByMark Moore

    January 16, 2023 4:15pmUpdated

    A San Francisco panel studying reparations has proposed a one-time payment of $5 million to each black resident of the city deemed eligible as recompense for the “decades of harm they have experienced,” according to a report on Monday.

    “A lump sum payment would compensate the affected population … and will redress the economic and opportunity losses that​ ​Black San Franciscans have endured, collectively, as the result of both intentional decisions and​ ​unintended harms perpetuated by City policy​,” the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee said in a draft report issued last month, Fox News Digital reported. ​

    The proposal could cost the city, which has a 2022-2023 budget of $14 billion, roughly $50 billion, the Daily Mail reported.

    The committee also proposed wiping out all debts associated with educational, personal, credit card and payday loans for black households.

    The 15-member pan​el was established by San Francisco supervisors in May 2021. A separate task force created by California’s legislature is also studying reparations.

    The city group’s report says: “Reparation​ ​must be adequate, effective, prompt, and should be proportional to the gravity of the violations and the harm suffered.​”​

    It added that members of the black community demand reparations “not to remedy enslavement” but to “address the public policies explicitly created to subjugate Black people​ ​in San Francisco by upholding and expanding the intent and legacy of chattel slavery.”

    The report notes that while neither California nor San Francisco “formally adopted the institution of chattel slavery,” other aspects of segregation like white supremacy and “systematic repression” found in the legal system, “social codes” and “extralegal actions” were designed to exclude blacks.

    To be initially eligible, applicants must be 18 and show they have identified as black or African American on public documents for at least 10 years.

    They must also prove that they meet two out of eight additional standards — including being born in or having migrated to San Francisco between 1940 and 1996, and having proof of residency for at least 13 years, being personally or a direct descendant of someone jailed in the “failed War on Drugs,” or being a descendant of someone enslaved before 1865.

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  • #2
    I identify as a black homeless San Francisco resident.

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    • #3
      Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
      I identify as a black homeless San Francisco resident.
      I identify as a black former slave resident of San Francisco from 1996 onwards complete with proof of residency printed on my very own computer!

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      • #4
        Then they better claw it back in taxes since they constantly whine that rich people don't pay their fair share.


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        • #5
          Originally posted by mossrose View Post
          Then they better claw it back in taxes since they constantly whine that rich people don't pay their fair share.
          Brilliant! If they give them $5M then they will be "the rich" and they can just take it all back as taxes!
          Last edited by Sparko; 01-17-2023, 12:27 PM.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by mossrose View Post
            Then they better claw it back in taxes since they constantly whine that rich people don't pay their fair share.
            I will gladly turn back $4 million of the $5 million they owe me now that I was



            I'm always still in trouble again

            "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
            "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
            "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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            • #7
              Here you go sir, after taxes and fees, your reparations come to $1.95. Enjoy!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Sparko View Post
                Here you go sir, after taxes and fees, your reparations come to $1.95. Enjoy!
                Hey wait a minute! This isn't even real money. It's Kohl's cash -- and expired yesterday!

                I'm always still in trouble again

                "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by mossrose View Post
                  Then they better claw it back in taxes since they constantly whine that rich people don't pay their fair share.
                  I expect for most people, a windfall like this would be like winning the lottery, or scoring a lucrative entertainment contract, and they would be bankrupt within a few years.
                  Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
                  But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
                  Than a fool in the eyes of God


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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post

                    I expect for most people, a windfall like this would be like winning the lottery, or scoring a lucrative entertainment contract, and they would be bankrupt within a few years.
                    I agree. But they should be taxed up to their elbows before they lose it all.


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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                      Hey wait a minute! This isn't even real money. It's Kohl's cash -- and expired yesterday!
                      Hey! I figured out how to get rich with Kohl's cash. Whenever you return something from Amazon at Kohl's they give you $5 in Kohl's cash. So all I gotta do is order stuff from Amazon, then return it for a refund and I get paid $5! Repeat infinity!

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                      • #12
                        Haven't we already poured trillions of dollars into poor black communities since the Great Society?
                        Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by seer View Post
                          Haven't we already poured trillions of dollars into poor black communities since the Great Society?
                          Some of the few ancestors I have that were living here during the Civil War spilled a good deal of blood as well.

                          I'm always still in trouble again

                          "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                          "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                          "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                            Some of the few ancestors I have that were living here during the Civil War spilled a good deal of blood as well.
                            That doesn't count!
                            Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                            • #15
                              SF couldn't pay me $5 million to live there. What a pit.
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                              Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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