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

From: Joe Dees (
Date: Fri Aug 10 2001 - 15:55:47 MDT

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> Mike Lorrey <> Re: Definition of Racism (without rent-a-riot)Reply-To:
>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
I said IF it's authoritarianism, then it's a good one; YOU'RE the one applying the 'authoritarian-leaning' labels around here (but you deleted that reference). You would consider keeping guns out of the hands of children, criminals and the mentally defective and deranged, while retaining firearms access for sane'law=abiding adults, to be BAD?

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