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

Update:

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

Update 2:

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"

Update 3:

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)

Update 5:

he also took a pic of his gf wearing a t short with the words "girlfriend of a Proud Irish Man" ..."Proud"

Update 6:

nice pic of Bruce W. Tarras who said he had to move from Maple Ridge b/c "all the Chinese were moving in".

Update 7:

Bruce W. Tarras is a racist who said he would not let an East |Indian person into his house  

Bruce Tarras also said the people running he convenience store in Chilliwack were terrorists as he "listens to Al Jazeera all the time".... interesting???

also said the people running he convenience store in Chilliwack were terrorists as he "listens to Al Jazeera all the time".... interesting???281.2kB Bruce W. Tarras's Free Tommy Robinson anti Muslim petition on Facebook

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago
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    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.

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    • Sherry1 week agoReport

       Bruce W. Tarras of Chilliwack also said the people running the convenience store in Chilliwack where he buys his smokes are terrorists..said he listens to Al Jazeera all the time... how nice
       !!

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  • reme_1
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    4 months ago

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

  • 4 months ago

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

    Source(s): Cynthia Lynn McNabb of Chilliwack
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  • 4 months ago

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

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    • Sherry3 months agoReport

      I might mention Bruce's ex-wife had been married to a black man before she married and then divorced Bruce herself... interesting that she had a book called "The Underground Railroad" by Harriet Beecher Stowe as well. You would think he would have learned a thing or too

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  • 4 months ago

    Going back in history...many were.

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    • Sherry3 months agoReport

      https://www.inverse.com/article/47712-the-myth-of-irish-slavery-is-one-of-the-oldest-alt-right-memes

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  • Greg
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    4 months ago

    There were Irish slaves.

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    • Sherry1 month agoReport

      Bruce also said he "listens to Al Jazeera all the time"  ... mind you he also said someone was following him around to "spy" on his his phone calls in front of 45 other witnesses who were there and saw nothing of the sort.... interesting ....

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  • Dze
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

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

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