Sunday, July 4, 2010


One point which I disagree with the mainstream Republican establishment is on the subject of race relations in America. While I believe that things are far better than they were 50 years ago, far better, I don't believe that we live in a color blind society. Now having said that, that doesn't give Blacks a blank check to become apathetic and give up. We simply need to go to college, work hard and overcome any barriers that we run into.

But I don't believe, like some on the far right do, for example Rand Paul, that we need to weaken laws designed to protect against racial discrimination. We still need some government oversigt in this area because, people still discriminate and there needs to be a way to resolve things when they do. There needs to be a happy middle. Are the majority of white Americans racist. No. Are some racist. Yes. Does there need to be laws against those who are racist. Yes. Is there reverse racism. Yes. And all forms of racism are evil.

Having said all that, the ultimate solution to racism is for people to become more familiar with people with other races so they can realize that people are more alike than they are different.

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