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BOOM: Burgess Owens drops truth bomb, says DEMOCRATS need to pay reparations for slavery

Conservative Review

Testifying to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil liberties Wednesday, former Oakland Raider Burgess Owens shocked the room by reminding the Democrats their party was the party of slavery.

Democrats had set up the hearing to inquire about passing slavery reparations for black Americans. Owens, a conservative, submitted that if any modern Americans should be held responsible for the evils of slavery and forced to pay restitution for it, it should be the Democratic Party.

"I used to be a Democrat until I did my history and found out the misery that that party brought to my race," Owens said.

"I do believe in restitution. Let's point to the party that was part of slavery, KKK, Jim Crow, that has killed over 40 percent of our black babies, 20 million of them. State of California, 75 percent of our black boys cannot pass standard reading and writing tests: a Democratic state," Owens said. "So yes, let's pay reparation. Let's pay restitution. How about the Democratic Party pay for all the misery brought to my race?"

The Democrats were left speechless.

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