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The Roots of Ethnic Violence

Original post made by Anonymous, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on May 12, 2007

Ethnic cleansing is almost never spontaneous but begins by demonizing another group, such as gays, liberals, arabs. The hate speech from right wing commentators such as Ann Coulter should not have sponsors even if it must be tolerated.

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Posted by Carolyn
a resident of another community
on May 12, 2007 at 12:59 pm

The link you provided can be opened by the source's subscribers. Was it in reference to a particular Coulter article?


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Posted by Draw the Line
a resident of Stanford
on May 12, 2007 at 1:28 pm

Add to the list of demonized: white men, capitalists, big-businesses,oil companies, the military, republicans, right wingers, straights, stay-at-home moms, Christians, Jews, ...

shall I go on?

NO..I will not tolerate any attempt to let ANYONE determine who should and should not have sponsors or who has the right to give an opinion, even if it is against "my group".

It is an absolute right,the right to freedom of speech.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on May 12, 2007 at 2:59 pm

Someone has no idea what ethnic cleansing is. Killing their leaders and converting the people to Christianity sounds more like salvation than cleansing.


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