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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Wed Jun 24, 2015, 06:32 PM

1. Doesn't go far enough.


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We need to go further. Since the states that seceded from the United States to form the Confederate States of America didn't suffer enough in the Civil War and get punished enough in its aftermath, we need to make up for that now.

Possibilities include (and I've mentioned some of these elsewhere):

1. Halved representation in Congress and halved electoral votes.
2. Moving federal installations -- especially military bases -- out of the states.
3. Higher federal tax rates.
4. Reduced federal benefits.


The latter two should probably be restricted to the descendants of slaveholders. The first would apply to the states as a whole, given that they're populated by a preponderance of racist white conservatives, and entirely too many old white men who are the sons of white privilege.

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