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Racism in San Francisco Fire Department
by Stop the Stench
Saturday Sep 7th, 2013 7:19 PM
Pardon me for using the capitalist press as a reference, but the story on the horrifying treatment of black firefighters at the San Francisco Fire Department is a must read at http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Tentative-settlement-in-black-SF-firefighter-s-4795725.php
Pardon me for using the capitalist press as a reference, but the story on the horrifying treatment of black firefighters at the San Francisco Fire Department is a must read at http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Tentative-settlement-in-black-SF-firefighter-s-4795725.php
The title of this 9/7/13 article is
"Tentative settlement in black SF firefighter's suit" by Jaxon Vanderbeken
The rotten settlement is for a minimal $175,000. The Democratic Party's city attorney, Dennis Herrera, tried to dismiss the case, calling the outrageous RACISM in the SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT a "conspiracy theory." The next time you are called a conspiracy theorist for stating correctly that 9/11 was an Inside Job, or any other such outrage, based on mountains of evidence, just remember the Democrat-Republicans call obvious racist treatment "conspiracy theory." Dennis Herrera is obviously a Dixiecrat.

Be sure to read the many details of abuse, including being assigned all kinds of humiliating menial tasks instead of being trained to be a firefighter, making tests such as knot-tying impossible to pass, using a toothbrush to clean a floor and a bathroom, and much more. THIS IS THE RACIST, SLAVEHOLDING SOUTH at the San Francisco Fire Department, defended by the SAN FRANCISCO DEMOCRATIC PARTY, through its despicable city attorney. This all took place starting in 2005 for 3 years.

This writer remembers all kinds of horror stories of anti-Semitism in the San Francisco Fire Department in the 1980s, which was the basis of lawsuits brought by the Jewish San Francisco firefighters. Suffice it to say, the anti-Semites glorified Hitler and the Nazis.

Female firefighters in San Francisco did not exist before 1976. By 2008, applications from qualified women were down to 8%. You can read all about it at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/pdf/efop/efo46712.pdf

The next time you wonder why there is such a low turnout at our demonstrations for peace and other worthwhile causes, just remember the racist, anti-Semitic, anti-women San Francisco Fire Department as an example of the mentality of the overwhelming majority of white voters, who are still the majority of voters, in this backward, racist, anti-labor, war criminal country.