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  •  If we always relied on the views of the majority (2+ / 0-)
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    we'd still be living under Jim Crow laws.

    "A country that doesn't make anything doesn't need a financial sector as there is nothing to finance." Paul Craig Roberts

    by Sagebrush Bob on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 01:19:57 PM PST

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    •  nope (0+ / 0-)

      i think now a vasy majority renouce racism, if that was the case no black president now.

      "There is nothing wrong with America can't be cured by what is right with America" -Bill Clinton

      by SensibleDemocrat on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 01:22:44 PM PST

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      •  But it wouldn't have changed at the time (2+ / 0-)
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        ratmach, Jyrinx

        Sometimes courts need to make decisions that the populace isn't ready for in order to set change in motion.

        "A country that doesn't make anything doesn't need a financial sector as there is nothing to finance." Paul Craig Roberts

        by Sagebrush Bob on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 01:24:51 PM PST

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