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ericynot Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:06 AM
rb, "Every documentary Ken Burns has ever done, a large part of it was devoted to black discrimination." Ken Burns makes historical documentaries. And there has been much racial discrimination in our country's history. He could ignore that fact, but that would make his documentaries phony and deceptive. How could he make a documentary about, for instance, baseball without mentioning that black people were completely excluded from that sport's major league teams until 1947?
ericynot Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 5:16 PM
mid,

The integration of baseball was one of the biggest stories of 1947. And you're telling me it's possible to make a baseball documentary and overlook that fact? That's nuts.
midfielder2 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:18 AM
Because it's not germane to the sport itsef. If you're only supposedly talking about baseball the individual players are important.
Post-election season is a time for healing, for putting aside the rancor of a long campaign and rediscovering what unites us. It has not been that way this year.

Prudence, one would think, if not generosity of spirit, should impel Democrats to be magnanimous in victory. Romney did receive about 48 percent of the vote. A little modesty among the winners would seem to be in order.

Instead, the gloating has been extravagant. Worse, liberals have gorged themselves on the same junk food they enjoyed during the campaign and cannot seem to resist under any circumstances -- slandering their opponents....