Kathryn: Great article on Yamakazi and "Ravel"... My family evented for 14 years in Oklahoma and throughout the Southwest, but just relocated to South Carolina and are getting acquainted with the horse world in this part of the country. Am looking forward to more success from our USA team
Gov. Christie is doing a good job in NJ- but like Gov. Palin, the leap to the White House for him would be a bit much of a stretch- not to mention that he has accepted the responsibility of fixing the Garden State. (For the same reason, Jindal needs to stay in Louisiana.)
Romney and Keyes are the most qualified men I trust at the moment.
Ron Paul is a good man- but he has a penchant for making himself look like a goofball. I just don't think he's electable.
Gingrich is certainly qualified- but I don't trust him.
Needless to say, I reserve the right to change my mind about Romney and Keyes...
I think BHO will be gone by late next summer. Don't exactly how or why- but that's just what I think....
Hi, Kathryn: These are some articles I have found addressing some of the complexities of this "racial" problem.... I hope you find them interesting.
January 29, 2010 Blaming Whitey
By Robin of Berkeley
In the early '90s, my most P.C. friend boasted about attending an anti-racism workshop. Although the event was called "Healing Racism," I silently dubbed it "Blaming Whitey."
As she described it, whites and blacks faced each other on opposite sides of the room. Whites guiltily told tales of being racially insensitive, and blacks berated them. Then blacks recounted stories of racism while whites bowed their heads in shame and apologized.
April 10, 2010
"The Democratic Party and the Sin of Slavery"
J. Robert Smith
President Barack Obama belatedly, and perhaps gratuitously, has slapped Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on the wrist for omitting a condemnation of slavery in the Governor's proclamation making April Confederate History Month in the Old Dominion........
.......But before Mr. Obama starts slapping Republican wrists over what is or isn't said about slavery, he may want to slap his own Democrats for annually celebrating slaveholders. Every Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner or celebration held by Democratic parties across the country is a tribute to not just two outstanding presidents, but two conspicuous southern slaveholders.
In fact, it may be good for Mr. Obama to offer a public apology for all the sins of slavery committed by the Democratic Party. The Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) authored by Illinois Democrat Stephen Douglas permitted the territories to decide to be "slave or free." Douglas' legislation was a major contributor to bringing about the Civil War. The south's post Civil War Jim Crow laws were of Democrats' doing. The Ku Klux Klan had a long history of involvement with the Democratic Party.
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