To: Albion Wilde
Thanks for making your way through it and the kind words.
To: Behind the Blue Wall
Don't be disappointed if you meet a brick wall. "Hear me now; believe me later" should be your mantra. He has definitely internalized the Kool Aid. Also, a different generation did experience some shocking discriminatory events. I am 67 and remember some things with real shame (I am white) on our summer vacation trips to South Carolina in the 50s-60s. Old attitudes die hard.
It's amazing to me how the Democrats have managed to steal credit for being the "friend of the minorities" when it was the Republican party who consistently made all the first moves and had to ram them through. Both parties should be accountable to all citizens; and all citizens should be able to vote as they see their unique set of interests reflected in one party or the other from time to time. Unfortunately, many see their political party as a religion.
posted on 12/08/2012 9:49:01 PM PST
by Albion Wilde
(Government can't redistribute talent, willpower, or intelligence, except through dictatorship.)
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