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    •  Repetition won't make it true. (1+ / 0-)
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      Unless you're denying altogether that racism exists — in which case we have plenty of Kossacks of many backgrounds here who can educate you — you simply have no case at all that the Confederacy was somehow less racist than the NSDAP.

      Time once again to fight cyber-spying! Defeat CISPA!

      by Brown Thrasher on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 12:00:42 PM PDT

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      •  I think the argument could be made (0+ / 0-)

        but I'm gonna concede it as it stands; I was thinking more of the contemporary South than of the Confederacy, and on rereading the comment I replied to, that was erroneous.

        I don't think that "they're both racist" is sufficient to justify comparison to Nazi Germany, but the institution of race-based slavery is.

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