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Are Black and White Conservatives Racist ?

evie10 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 2:21 PM
Ethnicity is not the same as race. There is only one race of Homo Sapiens - and many ethnic variations. I am offended by the insinuation that I "hate" certain ethnic groups based upon shallow values such as skin color or place of birth. I am not racist because I believe everyone has exactly the same start in this country and the same level of rights and it is what you do with these rights that makes the difference. I believe it is wrong to hold an ethnic group back so that they can be treated as victims and make others pay for this assumed victim status. I am seriously tired of this topic.
R.3 Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 8:49 AM
evie10, many of us are tired of "this topic". What we must keep in mind is there are many who make a living off "this topic". From the race hustlers to the bureaucrats to the politicians there's "gold in them thar hills". Exploitation on the basis of race wasn't eliminated in the late 1800's, it just became more subtle.
chamuiel Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 8:06 AM
With affirmative action, and other programs directed only at Blacks, it is no longer everyone has exactly the same opportunities, It is now thanks to the Government, blacks have more opportunities than others.
Well the Congressional Black Caucus is having their annual legislative week in Washington DC this week opining about their favorite subject "racism". They can't seem to stop reminding their audience that President Obama and his Democratic machine continues to champion their causes and if Romney is elected, we will return to the days of the great plantations. They have taken Romney's video comments about the 47% and are creating a new political industry and campaign. However, the President's record on crime, closing the education gap, reducing unprecedented poverty in minority communities, and creating an entrepreneur class during his tenure has taken...