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Are Race Riots News?

Joe165 Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 11:50 AM
Interesting that Dalyrimple was recently fired from NR for basically warning about this. We need to acknowledge that racism is a sinful human tendency, for all races. The problem comes when any particular race somehow thinks that they are justified in it and are somehow above reproach because of their past suffering or whatever. It also doesn't help when people sell government programs such as affirmative action as a permanent solution to racism. I doubt its even a temporary solution to that fundamental problem. We have to build safeguards against all kinds of racism into the system, similar to the way that we supposedly have checks and balances to guard against the permanent human tendency to abuse power.
When I first saw a book with the title, "White Girl Bleed A Lot" by Colin Flaherty, I instantly knew what it was about, even though I had not seen the book reviewed anywhere, and knew nothing about the author.

That is because I had encountered that phrase before, while doing research for the four new chapters on intellectuals and race that I added to the revised edition of my own book, "Intellectuals and Society," published this year.

That phrase was spoken by a member of a mob of young blacks who attacked whites at random at a Fourth...