18 April 2007

quote of the day-or-so

Racism is simply an ugly form of collectivism, the mindset that views humans strictly as members of groups rather than individuals. Racists believe that all individuals who share superficial physical characteristics are alike: as collectivists, racists think only in terms of groups. By encouraging Americans to adopt a group mentality, the advocates of so-called "diversity" actually perpetuate racism. Their obsession with racial group identity is inherently racist.
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Rather than looking to government to correct our sins, we should understand that racism will endure until we stop thinking in terms of groups and begin thinking in terms of individual liberty.
Ron Paul, Government and Racism

the best part of the whole Don Imus thing has been the proof that we don't need gubmint to restrict speech to save us from ourselves. those offended by his speech have leveraged the power of the market to change the world.

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