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Subject:  Re: OT: Reparations Date:  6/5/2001  9:06 AM
Author:  mhtyler Number:  40955 of 847459

"But in today's environment, "the public" can be convinced that everyone should feel privileged to pay only a few hundred dollars each to resolve their guilt over slavery.

I don't feel guilty. I had nothing to do with it. Why should it cost me anything?"

The only thing you can be sure of is that reparations would be money taken from people not responsible for slavery, and given to people who where never slaves. Game over.

That is why I think it will ultimately should fail. It should have been done over 100 years our shame it wasn't, but there it is.

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