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Equal
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Dr. Spatic wrote:
Funny, but untrue. We now have complete integration, but unfortunately discrimination still exist.
I'm sure I won't see the time when people don't discriminate - All races, creeds, sexes, etc.
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Dr. Spatic wrote:
I hope not. I'm a liberal. I believe that most people want to do the right thing. I doubt seriously that Jim Crow will come back. There will be some games played with election laws, but it won't be solely about race, and it won't rise to the level of the Jim Crow era. IMHO
No, of course not.........There's a few racially biased folks still out there but not many..........and like you said there's a few in the sandbox as well........But racial bias is silly and quickly going away.........Frankly, you see more of it exhibited by blacks these days than by whites.........Not sure if that's a good sign or not, but it's certainly different than it used to be.......... Another encouraging sign is that white racism has continued to drop over the years despite the fact that blacks have generally underachieved after being given equal rights in the US...........This is another good sign..........
Equal
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Mike13 wrote:
....blacks have generally underachieved after being given equal rights in the US...........This is another good sign..........
How is that a good sign?
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Equal wrote:
How is that a good sign?
You left out my whole statement........The good sign is that while blacks haven't capitalized on King's work, racial bias by whites has continued to diminish........Reread what I said......... I doubt as many would've supported civil rights act and big welfare in the 60's had they known the high percentage of blacks who would still be on welfare today......... We have strident political debates today, but very little overt racism and even fewer lynchings..........These are good signs............Respect for human rights should not be contingent upon their performance as a general demographic..........I'm glad to see America has matured a bit........
Equal
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Mike13 wrote:
I doubt as many would've supported civil rights act and big welfare in the 60's had they known the high percentage of blacks who would still be on welfare today.........
I disagree. The people who wanted it knew they were creating a base that they could essentially "own" with the appearance of free money. It's hard to beat Santa Claus.
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PittCountyPride
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Mike13 wrote:
You left out my whole statement........The good sign is that while blacks haven't capitalized on King's work, racial bias by whites has continued to diminish........Reread what I said......... I doubt as many would've supported civil rights act and big welfare in the 60's had they known the high percentage of blacks who would still be on welfare today......... ..
So what you are saying is, although much of what George Wallace said in 1968 was untrue, what he said about "welfare loafers and shiselers" and "pointy headed intellectuals who couldn't park their bicycles straight" had some truth to it...
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Equal wrote:
I disagree. The people who wanted it knew they were creating a base that they could essentially "own" with the appearance of free money. It's hard to beat Santa Claus.
I'm not that cynical........LBJ felt that way......admitted such.......That doesn't mean that all men of that era who supported change were in it for political gain........I believe many were sincere and thought giving people opportunity and temporary help was the right thing to do........
PittCountyPride wrote:
So what you are saying is, although much of what George Wallace said in 1968 was untrue, what he said about "welfare loafers and shiselers" and "pointy headed intellectuals who couldn't park their bicycles straight" had some truth to it...
I think his racial bias did not prevent him from seeing the danger of an overnight takeover by big federal government.........He understood bureaucrats for what they were..........He understood people, American culture........I think he understood the healthy necessity of allowing states to work out their problems...........The idea was right but the implementation was wrong.........too much, too fast.........Wallace knew this.........Some would say history has since proven him correct.........King would roll in his grave if he scanned our nation today and viewed the wasted opportunity............which he bought with his life.............
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All tyrants need to do is find one honest injustice to get the power to create uncountable other injustices. Just look at South Africa. First there was apartheid in South Africa which was replaced by a new government that if you can believe is even more racist and controlled by blacks. The president sings a song about killing the white man with a machine gun. It is just a matter of time before all white people have their property confiscated and are either killed or kicked out of South Africa. They do these crimes with total silence from the same people who took down apartheid. Government is our enemy not our friend. All government rules and regulations that apply to citizens should fit on 1000 pages. Everything else should go.
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hsmom
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Mike13 wrote:
Odd.......You celebrate speech suppression while exhibiting little discipline with your own speech here in the sandbox........Classic liberal hypocrite.....You love choice until someone makes one you don't like......
thank you Mike! I really feel that the Paula Dean story is just another distraction/diversion to take the heat off the real issues of the day...lousy economy, NSA, IRS Scandal, etc. (still trying to figure out the new format here)
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