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  •  there's another connection, the barbary (4+ / 0-)

    coast white slave trade used to capture Americans and sell them in the slave markets of Algiers, Tunis, "the shores of Tripoli." Reconstruction, which began 150 years ago is still happening, as Scalia was incredulous to discover. It could be that those still-offending Southern states were readmitted to the Union prematurely. George Wallace converted and became a civil rights advocate, integrating Alabama government, and should be remembered for his fourth and best gubernatorial term.

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