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How Times Have Changed

Dwight1961 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 10:42 AM
Pinenee, are you black? I would assume you know quite well a good deal of blacks stand on homosexuality, don't you? You do know that a certain Minister Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam are openly hostile to the gay community, don't you? When I see an obvious leftist liberal such as you ranting on a conservative site like TownHall, it brings to mind that you're just a flamethrower who's voice has somehow gotten lost amongst the ilk you congregate with. You represent the worst possible kind of person, a hate filled liberal who's void of many things but full of ignorance and anger.
Topeka Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 10:55 AM
Dwight,

well said sir...

I especially like the "hate filled liberal who's void of many things but full of ignorance and anger"

it oozes from the post - which ignores the fact that the bathwater to which it refers were vestiges of the Democratic/Progressive movements. And the rest of it is lies...

Having been born in 1936 has allowed me to witness both societal progress and retrogression. High on the list of things made better in our society are the great gains in civil liberties and economic opportunities, especially for racial minorities and women. People who are now deemed poor have a level of material wealth that would have been a pipe dream to yesteryear's poor. But despite the fact that today's Americans have achieved an unprecedented level of prosperity, we have become spiritually and morally impoverished compared with our ancestors.

Years ago, spending beyond one's means was considered a character defect. Today...