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Subject:  Re: OT: Reparations Date:  6/5/2001  12:03 AM
Author:  SloanT Number:  40913 of 875708

If reimbursing slave labor for the victims of the Jewish Holocaust is the right thing to do, why is it wrong for the slave labor of Africans?

Because in the case of the jews it was paid to the person who did the labor, not their descendants.

I would fully support repaying slave labourers back, but only to the person enslaved. Likewise, I believe those convicted of crimes and later found to be innocent should be nicely compensated for their loss of liberty. Do we do that?

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