RE: Fred Reed - The Dave Barry of Racists

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Sat Aug 04 2001 - 21:52:22 MDT

Tiberius Gracchus writes

> As a perfect ironic juxtaposition to your post, I append here
> the conclusion from the website above... (which you describe
> as a "very nice white power site"):

>> The answer to these questions lies in the current intellectual
>> climate. Americans are extremely hesitant to perpetuate stereotypes,
>> and generally take care not to draw or publicize conclusions that may
>> reflect badly on racial minorities. This is understandable, but has
>> reached the point that certain subjects can no longer be investigated
>> without bringing down charges of “racism.” Needless to say, research
>> that reflects badly on the majority population is not constrained by
>> the same fears. However, our willingness to ignore sensibilities
>> should not be selective. Violent crime and interracial violence are
>> important, agonizing concerns in this country, and we cannot begin to
>> formulate solutions unless we understand the problems.

> Yep, those extropian transhumanists sure are a bunch of real
> progressive thinkers...what a f*cking joke!

Observe how reasonable and rational the tone and structure of
the quoted piece, and how lacking in substance and even good
taste was Tiberius' reply.

Tiberius, at this rate good liberals are going to think that
you are a plant, that you are engaged in deliberate sabotage.

Or did I somehow misunderstand?

Lee Corbin

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