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  •  I Continue to Reserve "Racism" (5+ / 0-)

    for formal policy. If you don't think the races should be treated differently in the economy and government just because of ethnicity, I'm not comfortable calling you a racist.

    Prejudice, ignorant, unfamiliar --possibly even bigotted, are much more appropriate for the growing majority of Americans.

    It's important to differentiate because the remedies are different, even though the injuries to minorities can be just as bad whether it's ignorance or philosphy driving the behavior.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sat Dec 27, 2008 at 06:40:07 AM PST

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