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evlbstrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-12-05 02:44 AM
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4. I used to drive over that bridge all the time.
No wonder it always - ALWAYS - gave me a creepy feeling.
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  -America apologises for the horrors of lynching (The Observer) Up2Late  Jun-12-05 02:05 AM   #0 
  - about fucking time  mark414   Jun-12-05 02:08 AM   #1 
  - Such wrongs can never be righted  HEyHEY   Jun-12-05 02:12 AM   #2 
  - True, but it's not really about righting wrongs  jobycom   Jun-12-05 02:53 AM   #6 
     - HELL LYNCHING USED TO BE A SPORT ( GRAPHIC VIOLENT PHOTO)  saigon68   Jun-13-05 10:10 AM   #41 
        - If we taught more about lynchings in schools  jobycom   Jun-13-05 10:38 AM   #44 
        - Those people really look as if they're enjoying themselves!  icymist   Jun-13-05 05:24 PM   #52 
           - You are absolutely correct.  saigon68   Jun-13-05 11:51 PM   #55 
  - I couldn't agree with you more.  Tomee450   Jun-12-05 03:38 PM   #31 
  - I bet  montana_hazeleyes   Jun-12-05 02:27 AM   #3 
  - I used to drive over that bridge all the time.  evlbstrd   Jun-12-05 02:44 AM   #4 
  - gee, thanks a lot...take a look at this passage from the article  noiretblu   Jun-12-05 02:52 AM   #5 
  - Sounds like reparations to me  Solly Mack   Jun-12-05 03:36 AM   #9 
  - but no reparations for the black victims who were americans  noiretblu   Jun-12-05 04:02 AM   #10 
     - I Say Black People Need To GET OVER IT  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-12-05 04:07 AM   #11 
     - i think black people could get over it...if  noiretblu   Jun-12-05 04:15 AM   #13 
     - Protecting your image abroad counts for more than protecting your  Solly Mack   Jun-12-05 04:08 AM   #12 
        - yes, it is the same old story  noiretblu   Jun-12-05 04:17 AM   #15 
           - Yep...it's an established precedent  Solly Mack   Jun-12-05 04:22 AM   #16 
  - What logical reasoning...  Me_Shell   Jun-12-05 07:02 PM   #35 
     - One word answer: Hatred  SemperEadem   Jun-13-05 11:21 AM   #46 
     - easy...most don't believe reparations are due  noiretblu   Jun-13-05 11:36 AM   #47 
  - This is why hate crime legislation should be passed.  jobycom   Jun-12-05 02:55 AM   #7 
  - Strange Fruit  alphafemale   Jun-12-05 03:32 AM   #8 
  - "The website "Without Sanctuary" is no longer up..."  KansDem   Jun-13-05 05:40 PM   #54 
  - When are we gonna get to the 2000 voting rights for the blacks  0007   Jun-12-05 04:16 AM   #14 
  - Racism is now  sweetheart   Jun-12-05 05:14 AM   #17 
  - That's why  malaise   Jun-12-05 08:11 AM   #22 
  - Maybe they should apologize for what they're doing now  teryang   Jun-12-05 07:00 AM   #18 
  - That doesn't come for another 2-3 hundred years  Solly Mack   Jun-12-05 10:28 AM   #25 
  - Yeah, they are sorry? Well, than put your money where your mouth is.  fasttense   Jun-12-05 07:42 AM   #19 
  - 100 years from now  malaise   Jun-12-05 08:07 AM   #20 
  - Now  Mr.Green93   Jun-12-05 08:07 AM   #21 
  - somewhere, Jesse Helms is fuming  bunkerbuster1   Jun-12-05 08:27 AM   #23 
  - And Strom Thurmond  MountainLaurel   Jun-13-05 10:22 AM   #43 
  - And so here is the rub, the repubs of today.  candy331   Jun-12-05 10:21 AM   #24 
  - Would I object if the Cabal was hauled out and lynched?  Toots   Jun-12-05 10:33 AM   #26 
  - "Senate to vote on apologizing for the horrors of lynching".  bemildred   Jun-12-05 11:08 AM   #27 
  - It's reverse PR for being branded with "white christian party"  sweetheart   Jun-12-05 11:30 AM   #28 
     - That had occurred to me too.  bemildred   Jun-12-05 01:17 PM   #30 
     - I agree.  mccoyn   Jun-13-05 10:20 AM   #42 
  - Isn't this more about killing filibusters than  Twillig   Jun-12-05 12:55 PM   #29 
  - The TIMING and sponsorhip of this "apology" sure are suspect,  AirAmFan   Jun-12-05 06:08 PM   #34 
  - When's it going to apologize about IRAQNAM?  Zerex71   Jun-12-05 05:00 PM   #32 
  - considering this precedent  noiretblu   Jun-12-05 05:07 PM   #33 
  - Senate plans lynching apology  NVMojo   Jun-13-05 09:51 AM   #36 
  - But they won't apologize for slavery  Onlooker   Jun-13-05 09:51 AM   #37 
  - or burning astonomers at the STAKE.  saigon68   Jun-14-05 12:08 AM   #56 
  - Apology? Shit they've paid reparations to other cultures for less!  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jun-13-05 09:51 AM   #38 
  - They're really broadening the definition of filibuster.  merwin   Jun-13-05 09:51 AM   #39 
  - Claiming "7 Presidents" have tried this before but Congress  AuntiBush   Jun-13-05 09:51 AM   #40 
  - Thanks for the apology, now pass the goddamn measure  SemperEadem   Jun-13-05 11:09 AM   #45 
  - Senate to Atone for Lynching Ban Delays  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-13-05 11:40 AM   #48 
  - Is this to demonstrate that the filibuster is evil?  barbaraann   Jun-13-05 11:40 AM   #49 
  - FDR and Truman couldn't get them through congress.  oly   Jun-13-05 11:58 AM   #50 
  - Republicans are so pathetic, really thinking that the majority of  candy331   Jun-13-05 12:03 PM   #51 
  - So when are they closing Abu Ghraib?  Orsino   Jun-13-05 05:29 PM   #53 
  - Go to BuzzFlash  burrowowl   Jun-14-05 10:11 PM   #57 
  - Kick!  burrowowl   Jun-14-05 11:28 PM   #58 
 

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