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Subject:  Re: Factor an additional 5% to RE - Reparations Date:  3/27/2002  10:08 AM
Author:  MadCapitalist Number:  64220 of 876452

Well, where were you and the others five years ago when Swiss and German companies were getting hauled into court for WWII - era claims? Where was the hue and cry when Congress made it easier for these types of lawsuits to go forward? Why didn't you say "Yes, everyone feels bad that [the Holocaust] happened, but get over it. We learned from our mistakes. Let's move on?"

Anyone who knows anything about the legal system KNEW that once the Holocaust lawsuits were successful, it was only a matter of time before slavery lawsuits and the like followed. The time to stop this thing was then, at the beginning. Waiting to get all excited about it NOW completely plays into the hands of those who would stoke the fires of racial division.

Just because I have a position on a particular issue doesn't mean that I have to take action on it.

I live in the US, and I am one of those crazy people who thinks that I should have the right to freely voice my opinions. If you don't like it, too bad.
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