Why can't America reckon with the fact that it was founded on white supremacy and genocide?

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  1. Pelham Gardens

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    Why can't America reckon with this simple fact, that America was not originally founded on freedom, but founded on white supremacy, genocide and slavery?
     
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    All nations and civilizations were founded on supremacy, genocide and slavery.

    Stop hating just one nation.
     
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    If that's how it was back in the day, it's irrelevant today.

    I do think your rather leading question is far too simplistic at best.
     
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    There's genocide, slavery and oppression going on right now ALL over the world.

    Why don't you start a thread on the current genocide, slavery and oppression happening in other nations today????
     
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    If that is the case, why is there videos of police abuse towards minorities?
     
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    That’s how things were in the 18th century. Get over it. Even then, we were more advanced than the rest of the world.

    I bet you feel morally superior than everyone else. Actually, your post makes you look like a punk.
     
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    There are videos of police abuse to white people too so if that's your evidence it's scant to say the least
     
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    There are videos of police abuse toward all sexes, races and nationalities.
     
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    I don't think there was a way to record video back then.
     
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    How many? One per year?

    In a country of 330 million, that’s insignificant.
     
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    It’s an epidemic!

    Not.
     
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    And there were many white people shot and beat up by non-white cops, but you don't care about those, do ya?
     
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    5,000 illegals enter the U.S. every day, and you’re worried about a couple people here and there.

    Let’s get some perspective on what is a real problem.
     
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    I think you're confusing todays American with Australia and England! Both continents were infested with them in the beginning!
     
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    It is a problem to a lot of people, unarmed people shot, not to you because it hasn't happened to you.
     
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    being armed isn't a requisite for getting shot by the police, no matter what race you are.
     
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