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Letter to the editor: America's victims

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 12:01 am

Many of those who denounce and condemn America insist this country owes them reparations for the past, preferences now and mindless affirmations going forward.

The council on American Islamic Relations and the NAACP are two organizations of groups claiming to be victims of American injustice, now looking for paybacks.

CAIR won concessions that allow traditional Muslim garb where uniform dress codes are mandated for everyone else. A not-so-gentle example of their bullying turned up to deny an honorary degree from Brandeis University to ex-Muslim women’s rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali. CAIR is as good at defamation as it is at subversion, and don’t forget their wards are victims of the crusades and imperialism.

The NAACP keeps pushing for affordable (i.e. the recipients don’t have to pay for it) health care, housing, food and education. Since the bestowal of the free cell phones and minutes on the “poor,” I wonder how long before the push for affordable cars and gas begins. You’d think getting around is as much a right as calling around. And don’t forget their wards are victims of slavery and Jim Crow.

John Ribar