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Charles N.Steele

It's all Rich Person's Leftism, ways for the politically connected to steal from those who aren't. But this particular scheme is unusually stupid.

One of my former students is black. His parents emigrated to the U.S., and he's now completing a Ph.D. at an Ivy League school, with a full scholarship (which he actually deserves, super smart and excellent work ethic). One of my colleagues is white. He emigrated with his parents to the U.S., escaping from a communist country in Eastern Europe.

"Reparations" would have my white colleague paying damages to our black student. I think my student's white wife might also have to pay him.

Stupidity knows no bounds.

John Pepple

One of our friends is of Polish descent, and his father beginning at age 13 was in forced labor under the Nazis. So, his father actually was a slave, even though he was white. How many blacks living today here in America can claim that their fathers were slaves? None, unless possibly they are recent immigrants from North Africa. And even then there's no reason why white Americans would be required to pay them reparations.

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