>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com>
>Sorry Max, and apologies to all who take offense. However you ARE 3/4
>British, right? ;) I keep hearing all sorts of lame arguments about how
>anyone white owes black people, native americans, japanese, etc.
>apologies for what SOME white people did, yet these same people don't
>want the same argument applied to them.
You might want to stop and take a breath before firing off your replies.
Seems you've been getting a little over the top lately (even for you). I
don't know where you've been hearing those "lame arguments" about apologies
owing from anyone white. Never heard any of that myself. I have heard some
noises every once and a while from blacks (and perhaps others) who feel
entitled to reparations *from the government* for what happened to slaves
and their descendants in the US, but nothing like "we want every white
person in America to say they're sorry."
"I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past"
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