Posted by panch from pool0288.cvx20-bradley.dialup.earthlink.net (184.108.40.206) on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 12:17PM :
In Reply to: I'm not posted by Lilly from ? (220.127.116.11) on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 10:52AM :
: : +++That's mighty white of you.
: xxx I'm not taking the side of "whites." I'm just pointing out the stupidity of all those people who think the Civil War was some sort of righteous crusade for civil rights.
+++Never said it was.
It was a crusade of corrupt power players against other corrupt power players manipulating the "commoners" to take one side or another - that's all.
+++That's the South speaking.
Slavery still exists - look at the ridiculous minimum wages people have to endure here or the even smaller wages people have to endure outside of the country all at the hands of rich American businesses. People in the US have to FIGHT for living wages.
++++People everywhere have always had to FIGHT for a living wage, and their lives and for the air to breathe and the water to drink. But at least their chidren aren't automatically condemned to the same fate...even when being Octoroons. Are you stuck with your Finns?
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