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December 1, 2014

Do not rebuild in Ferguson

From a kid who survived the Hough Riots in Cleveland nearly a half century ago, some unsolicited advice to the business owners in Ferguson, Missouri:

Do not bother rebuilding. Your customers do not want you. They tore up your stores -- twice. And after one of them robbed a store. These are not protests. They are pogroms aimed at the middle class. Take the insurance money and run. Police officers, too, should leave. Why risk a criminal trial or worse for doing your job? Homeowners, too. Black, white, Asian, Hispanic -- it does not matter. You are middle class. They do not want you. Leave.
Don Surber:

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 1, 2014 7:32 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Yeah that cops should pull out too. Oh, you don't want us? Good luck on your own.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 1, 2014 8:07 AM

This is sort of self explanatory, no?
What kind of idiot would stay where they're not wanted?

Answer: The kind that receive stolen gov't money.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 1, 2014 9:34 AM

Why do they burn down their neighborhoods?

So we will build them new ones.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 2, 2014 10:20 AM

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