Re: Definition of Racism (without rent-a-riot)

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Fri Aug 10 2001 - 13:31:19 MDT

Joe Dees wrote:
> >Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 10:43:03 -0400
> > Mike Lorrey <> :
> >
> >Your phrase about 'folks who wish reasonable restrictions' would only be
> >consistent if you said something like: "kinda like considering all
> >southerners who advocate segregation to be racists or all folks who wish
> >reasonable restrictions placed on gun ownership to be commie pinkoes."
> >
> Actually, few people segregationists are NOT racists, but another example might apply; opposition to forced busing may be motivated be the desire for one's children to attend their neighborhood schools. And if it's authoritarian to endeavor to keep gun
s out of the hands of children, convicted criminals and the mentally defective or deranged (restrictions I consider reasonable) while retaining firearms access for sane law-abiding adults, then it's a good authoritarianism.

"a good authoritarianism"????? I think this illustrates my point

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