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  •  Skin color may be even less than that. (0+ / 0-)

    As over-obvious and corny as it sounds, race may indeed just come down to climate adaptation. Why * are * you more likely to have dark skin if your ancestors lived near the equator? Why are white people's ancestors mostly from the poles? Why do southern Italians have darker skin than northern Italians?  It's all about climate; which makes racism even more pathetic.

    Real Democrats don't abandon the middle class. --John Kerry

    by Lucy Montrose on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 06:11:21 AM PST

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