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  •  IMHO the secession talk in Texas and other (1+ / 0-)
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    southern states is directly related to race. The codewords flying around are really just covers for racism. Which is why I think that this cartoon from Philly News is apropo. I do understand that there are millions of good, decent people in those states and they may be upset to see this, so apologies in advance. Is there some other way to get the more vile people out of the US?

    Let 'em

    If... the machine of government... is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. ~Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobediance, 1849

    by shigeru on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 01:27:06 PM PST

    •  Vile people will age themselves out of relevance (1+ / 0-)
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      The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.
      •  One can hope but sometimes it is necessary (1+ / 0-)
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        to help speed up the phasing out a bit.

        If... the machine of government... is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. ~Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobediance, 1849

        by shigeru on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 02:04:17 PM PST

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