[extropy-chat] Politics: US talks of suspending elections

Gregory Propf gpropf1 at cfl.rr.com
Mon Jul 12 21:22:59 UTC 2004

Mike Lorrey wrote:

>--- Dan Clemmensen <dgc at cox.net> wrote:
>>My first reaction: The senior people in the Bush administration have 
>>demonstrated a profound ignorance of the US constitution, and it 
>>underlying principles. This is merely the most recent and most
>>egregious example.
>Somewhat, but no less than previous administrations. Bush, for
>instance, does recognise my 2nd amendment rights as individual rights,
>not community or states rights. He recognises the distinction between
>legal and illegal combatants,
It's going to be really funny (to me) when Homeland security declares 
all the freestaters to be "enemy combatants"

>Profiling for terrorists is not racial profiling, it is terrorist
>profiling. 70 year old grannies, white males in suits, soccer moms with
>kids in the minivan are not in the profile.

>FYI: The Democrats invented 'racial' profiling. Hallowed liberal,
>Robert Kennedy, as US Attorny General under his brother, in
>investigating KKK anti-civil rights activities, ordered police and
>national guard units across the South to profile white males at highway
>roadblocks and other locations, on the logic that women and blacks and
>other minorities could not belong to the KKK.... why was it okay then?

This is a red herring.

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