This is why reading BEFORE you sign something is important! Dallas County’s only black commissioner, John Wiley Price, submitted a “Juneteenth Resolution” that states suffering blacks should be “satisfied with monetary and substantial reparations.”
In yet another case where lawmakers were unaware of what they were actually voting for because they did not read the bill first, the Dallas County Commissioners Court proclaimed on Tuesday that blacks deserve reparations for slavery. Most of the commissioners apparently didn’t know that they were backing the resolution because they didn’t read it.
More on the resolution from the report from The Blaze:
The agenda for Tuesday’s meeting gave no sign that reparations would be a topic. The “Juneteenth Resolution,” commemorating the day slaves in Texas learned of their freedom, seemed from its description to be just another routine proclamation. Others approved on Tuesday expressed support for Men’s Health Month — it’s June — the American Kidney Fund, and an employee in the tax office who’s been on the job for 25 years.
But Price’s resolution went beyond taking note of Juneteenth; it included a long list of injustices endured by blacks, from slavery to Jim Crow to predatory lending practices. Then, in its final paragraph, it declared that the suffering of African-Americans should be “satisfied with monetary and substantial reparations.”
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