Why would this person Bruce W. Tarras say "the Irish were  slaves too?"?

Updated 2 weeks ago:

He also said he would not let an East  Indian person into his house as well as sayng the people running the convenience store in Chilliwack, B.C. Canada were running a terrorist cell (this is where he bnys his smokes btw)  Went so far as to say "he listen to Al Jazeera all the time .. B.S.  Does not read the paper, probably years since he "read a book"  He also sent out a support petition for a Tommy Robinson - look that one I challenge you.  He used Facebook to do this on Change.org -publicly

Updated 7 days ago:

Bruce W. Tarras of Chilliwack - formerly Maple Ridge - said he would not let an East Indian person into his house and the people running the Vedder River convenience store where he buys his smokes were terrorists.  He does not LIKE it that they listen to a non English radio station in their own store ... how nice of him .. STAY AWAY FROM THE STORE  .. I THINK THIS WOULD SOLVE HIS "PROBLEMS"

Updated 7 days ago:

All of my work on the “Irish slaves” meme (2015–’19)

Liam Hogan 

I geotagged a random sample of 1,500 different Facebook users who shared the ‘Irish American’ iteration of the meme

social media here (general use), here (neo-Confederate page) and here (Irish Central page) 

Articles

(1) How the Myth of the “Irish slaves” Became a Favourite Meme of Racists Online (Interviewed by Alex Amend of the Southern Poverty Law Centre, 19 April 2016)

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  • reme_1
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    The Irish were encouraged to come to the US to work on the railroads and they were used and mistreated.

    • Sherry10 hours agoReport

      so were many other ethnic groups as well   Asians???

  • 2 weeks ago

    I might metion's girlfriend Cynthia Lynn McNabb also called him a narcissist

    Source(s): Cynthia Lynn McNabb of Chilliwack
  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    Popular among racists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, white nationalists and neo-confederate groups, the “Irish slave” myth is often accompanied by statements to the effect of, “Our ancestors suffered and we got over it, why can’t you?” According to Liam Hogan — a librarian and scholar who has tracked the myth — references to these “Irish slaves” are used to derail conversations about racism and inequity. Fake history.

    • Sherry11 hours agoReport

      https://www.history.com/news/after-168-years-potato-famine-mystery-solved

  • 2 weeks ago

    Apparently Mr. Tarras knows his history. The Irish have been treated as badly by the English and American as the blacks for centuries.

    • Sherry11 hours agoReport

      Oddly enough Bruce W. Tarras's lastt name is Scottish though .. confusing????

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Going back in history...many were.

    • Sherry11 hours agoReport

      https://www.history.com/news/after-168-years-potato-famine-mystery-solved

  • Greg
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    There were Irish slaves.

    • Sherry11 hours agoReport

      https://www.history.com/news/after-168-years-potato-famine-mystery-solved

  • Dze
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    probably because your not as special as you think you are ..

    • Sherry11 hours agoReport

      https://www.history.com/news/after-168-years-potato-famine-mystery-solved

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