SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance to Those Impacted by Ferguson

Alex Stuckey, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 3, 2014

The Small Business Administration announced today it will provide low-interest loans to those impacted by the events in Ferguson.

Business owners and nonprofit organizations in St. Louis County, St. Louis city and St. Charles, Franklin and Jefferson counties that “suffered substantial economic injury” because of the events in Ferguson are eligible.

“This SBA declaration means that another important tool is available . . . for rebuilding and strengthening the businesses that are essential to the vitality of the Ferguson area,” Gov. Jay Nixon, who requested the help, said in a news release.

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This additional relief comes after an announcement last week that $1 million worth of no-interest loans would be available to for-profit small businesses through the “Small Business Relief Program.”

The $1 million came from the state’s small-business loan program, the St. Louis Regional Chamber, the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and a coalition of local banks led by Pulaski Bank, Commerce Bank and Enterprise Bank & Trust.

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  • As if the Fergaza Strip doesn’t have enough Asian-owned storefronts.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Riot and burn….and get free, no-interest loans from the taxpayers…

    Makes one wonder how much of this money will be considered a grant?

    Reward for violent and destructive behavior—-makes NO sense!

  • phillyguy

    the only people that will profit from this are Hindus and Asians who own 99.9 percent of the businesses in Ferguson, the uneducated negro does not have the smarts the cash in on this. free money for the immigrants more barbecue potato chips and blunts for the negro.

    • APaige

      I bet there will be more Blacks from Ferguson applying for the money than there are Black business in the entire state.

  • Samuel_Morton

    As a white male running my own business I was not qualified for a small business loan when I was starting up so I had to pull myself up by my bootstraps. A zero interest loan sure would’ve been nice though.

    But no, those loans are going to businesses harmed by mindless thuggery in Ferguson.

    And somehow I’m supposed to believe that I’m the privileged one?

    How long will the United States and the world continue to dump money into projects designed to save blacks from themselves?

    • Who Me?

      “But no, those loans are going to businesses harmed by mindless thuggery in Ferguson.
      And somehow I’m supposed to believe that I’m the privileged one?”

      You’re supposed to get it out of your invisible “White Privilege” backpack”. Didn’t you get the memo? (Me neither…)

  • Political window dressing at its finest. Just as we’ve come to expect from the vile Gov. Jay Nixon.

    I did some work with a Mexican colleague who headed an SBA program. Whites need not apply. And these programs are, as far as I can tell, all over the country.

    • Periapsis

      Seems like what their real purposes are to drive whites out of small businesses altogether, by giving these darkies an artificial advantage over them. They are certainly a way to enable darkies to invade formerly all white areas. And since these non-white ethnics will hire their own over everyone else, this is a way to shut white out of the job market, and further impoverish us collectively.

  • Simonetta

    The government(s, federal, state, local) should cut off EBT benefits for the people in Ferguson, MO until all the businesses that were looted are satisfied that the value of their inventory will be replaced and the damages to their businesses repaired by ‘da community’.

    It’s not 1968 anymore. Why should the general taxpayers have to constantly pick up the tab for black misbehavior? And if such reimbursement is far too great a burden for ‘da community’, then get all the black people of the country to chip in to pay for the damage that the local blacks have done. Certainly people who can ‘afford’ to pay $300 for a pair of sneakers with the picture of some idiot basketball player on the box can afford a few bucks to help some brothers out of a jam. Set up a PayPal account for this purpose and link it to some popular hip-hop web site.

    If blacks rioted and looted in China, the police would have just shot them and then gone to each family with a bill of 59 cents for the bullet like they do when they execute someone. Goodness, If blacks rioted and looted anywhere else but America, they would have been expected to pay for the damages that they caused. But here, it’s ‘our fault’. Us, being the ‘racist white people’.

    In general, when these ‘disturbances’ occur, the community should get one night only to run amok. After that, cut off the electricity to the area until the responsible adults go knock some sense into their out-of-control yoofs.

    • Douglas Quaid

      Right, I’ve thought for some time now that the only way to get these people to behave with some semblance of a civilized manner we need to cut off all of the handouts. Right now the handouts only serve to enable dysfunction.

      Case and point: I was working on a painting crew up in the Northeast in section 8 housing, this isn’t like the section 8 you would imagine, this was nice, these people had nicer homes than me, in fact they didn’t even need to be painted, yet we had a contract to paint them every year. They had garbage men who came by every couple of days and if you didn’t have garbage on the curb they would knock on the door and ask if there was any in the house. Amazing.

      There was a lawn company keeping everything trim, landscapers would tend the bushes and flowers, and then there was us. The neighborhood woke up at around 12 noon, smoking their morning cigarettes. We were often harassed and cursed at for working. We were sure to pack up and be out of there by 4 on the dot, it was obviously not the place you wanted to be anywhere near after dark.

      • Wow – a Potemkin village right here in the United States – all an elaborately maintained facade to keep people from noticing the place’s true nature. Thank you, HUD!

      • Neue Sachlichkeit

        Absolutely, and this is so very simple. We keep rewarding misbehavior and wondering why we keep getting more misbehavior.

    • DonReynolds

      When the rioting began ON THE FIRST NIGHT, the power and water should have been shut off completely, police posted at each store with shotguns with orders to defend the property, declare an immediate curfew (including journalists), and stop all sales of gasoline.

  • OS-Q

    Question: If a white person were to put down Asian or African American on a government form, how could the government prove that he/she wasn’t?

    • Easyrhino

      Subsequent forms would require some degree of spelling/language proficiency to complete and the accuracy of those forms would be a give-away that the beneficiary was not a minority.

    • brior

      If you were say 1/16 black or asian would that be enough? and what is the requirement? What about a catchy name ….. Dontavious polinious or Travon is that necessary ?

      • DonReynolds

        Most of them do not have real names anyway…..they just pass down their slave name…..Washington, Jefferson, Jones, Smith, Williams. My favorite are the ones with Scottish names.

    • superlloyd

      Race is a social construct and therefore doesn’t exist except when it comes to doling out money, affirmative action, quotas, lower employment entry requirements ad nauseam. Then the legal, institutional definitions are minisculey and obsessively defined before being applied in a a completely unjust way that makes Nazi Germany look like rank amateurs.

      • DonReynolds

        Silly rabbit. Race is not imaginary. It is real.

        • superlloyd

          I was being ironic. This is the mantra we’re fed by all and sundry.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      I did that for college several years ago by claiming I was black on the online enrollment. It worked for 1 semester then someone changed it to white without my consent, and I couldn’t change it back.

      .

    • Simonetta

      When I was a student in New Orleans in the 1970s there was a newspaper article that noted that under Louisiana law a person was legally black if they were 1/16th black.
      It occurred to me that I as blonde-haired blue-eyed Euro-American could just go down to the courthouse and become legally ‘black’ by simply bringing a notarized statement that my Great Grandfather in Germany was a student from a black African country. But I couldn’t document that because all the town’s records from 100 years ago were burned up in the World War II bombing raids. But I was willing to testify under oath that it was true. So therefore I was black and deserved to all the benefits and affirmative action entitlements extended to the people of my race.

      Fortunately I wasn’t stupid enough to actually do that.
      But I did actually apply for food stamps in New Orleans . After waiting 6 hours in the welfare office and filling out a five page form, I was able to buy $35 worth of food stamps for $18. I went to the supermarket and brought some groceries up to the checkout. The black girl refused to accept that a white person could have food stamps. I asked her to call the manager. She got on the intercom and did call for the manager. You haven’t lived until you’ve heard yourself referred as ” a white motherf *** er with food stamps…” over the store’s loudspeakers at the Piggly-Wiggly.

      • DonReynolds

        Traditionally, most generally outside Louisiana, your race is whatever race your mother is. Your father may not be a known commodity, but we are pretty sure who your mammy is.

    • DonReynolds

      I know a woman in college who went to the admin building and claimed to be black so she could get an instant scholarship reserved for blacks…..she was very fair, redheaded, with freckles. When she was only slightly challenged on her claim, she told them…..MY MOTHER SAID I AM. That dried up all argument and she walked out of the building with a check in her hand.
      Truthfully, your race is whatever you say it is in this country. We even have a guy who claims to be black who has a mom (white as milk) and was raised by his two white grandparents. He only met his sperm donor twice in his life and mostly grew up in Hawaii. The only blacks he ever saw were sailors and marines on leave…..but he is…..THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT. I know, it is laughable.

  • The safe bet is that most of these business owners will take their insurance payouts and relocate.

    • JohnEngelman

      After they relocate blacks will complain there there are no jobs.

      • And no grocery stores, which means – you guessed it – one of those horrible “food deserts”.

        • Oil Can Harry

          Amazing how most of the blacks living in “food deserts” are obese.

          • Gus Baker

            Hilarious!

          • Another article here says that “racism” makes them fat, “racism” being the modern equivalent of magic, in that it can apparently do anything and needs no further explanation. It naturally follows that food has nothing to do with blacks being fat.

          • FransSusan

            Well that’s just because they don’t have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Bleeding heart liberals really believe this!

          • The last one I saw checking out at Wal Mart ahead of us was an enormous Gigantopithicene, and buying “convenience” food with a SNAP EBT card; it was all garbage “food”. Ariadne looked at that crud, and looked at what we had, and started to ask, but I shook my head and whispered “Wait until we’re driving home.”

            I explained that people who aren’t very wise make decisions that cause their lives to become worse, rather than better, and that people who aren’t very smart never learn wisdom from their experiences.

          • Periapsis

            Look at what they eat, and you’ll be amazed they all don’t look like this literally.

  • TruthBeTold

    Blacks are now officially classified as a disaster.

    We have been given a golden opportunity here. Let’s run with it.

  • JohnEngelman

    And those people have the nerve to talk about reparations.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Ladies and Gentlemen! I give you: Too Black to Fail.

  • Ella

    I’m surprised that they did not take it out of FEMA.

    • brior

      Negro unrest season, November through Junteenth.

      • DonReynolds

        Oh no…..they do not riot when it is cold. Does not matter who gets shot, it will have to wait until warmer weather.

  • Gus Baker

    So, Michael Brown, a guy who wasn’t worth 2 cents while he was alive causes all this when he gets killed. Only in America.

    • ElGringo

      In all fairness he was probably worth more than two cents but I cannot be certain on that. It fluctuates depending on the price of biodiesel.

      • DonReynolds

        Ha Ha…..and how much of him was left after four official autopsies.

  • DonReynolds

    No one was impacted by Ferguson….they were impacted by rioters and looters and the yellow press and the unwillingness of law enforcement to deal directly with the looters and rioters. Ferguson is exactly where it always was and it did not impact anyone. Rioters and looters and media and pussywhipped police, afraid to be seen being too aggressive.

  • Periapsis

    Whites are going to be taxed to pay for black shenanigans three ways over. One will be increased taxes to pay for these so-called loans, which are really “gibsmedats” for darkies. Another way is we will be paying more for insurance on our cars, homes and businesses to cover the destruction and losses they caused. And because the area is now a radioactive no-go zone for businesses, we will pay more for EBT, SNAP and other welfare “gibsmedats” just to keep the leeches alive. In reality, they win, we lose.

    • DonReynolds

      They must know…..no matter how much they steal, it only proves they cannot sustain themselves and would perish if whitey did not feed, house and clothe them.

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    This is pure BS. The very people who looted, burned and destroyed are now rewarded. Blacks rarely do anything positive for a community.