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The Underachiever's Manifesto

PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 4:57 PM
Democrats are intent on establishing a dynasty. Forcing the oblivious to vote would serve no useful purpose other than the dynasty idea, People who are not interested in participating in Government are obviously not keeping themselves informed about the good or ill their voting could accomplish. Why not just require the uninformed to be nurses in hospitals or fly airplanes? It seems requiring people in school or in the work place to demonstrate some minimum level of knowledge is considered discrimination against the underachievers and that is verboten, especially according to Holders Civil Rights Division and the NAACP!
Byam: Christian lost, too, milord. God knows he's judged himself more harshly than you could judge him.

[turns to Fletcher Christian's father]

Byam: I say to his father, "He was my friend. No finer man ever lived."

[addresses the court again]
Byam: I don't try to justify his crime, his mutiny, but I condemn the tyranny that drove 'im to it. I don't speak here for myself alone or for these men you condemn. I speak in their names, in Fletcher Christian's name, for all men at sea. These men don't ask for comfort. They don't ask for safety. If they...