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Old 10-21-2010, 12:34 PM
 
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It serves them to create caricatures of it and attack it....it's much easier than actually addressing the real issues.
You should know all about that, it's what you do day in and day out.
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:35 PM
 
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Tell that your leftist comrades who LOVE to denigrate this country!
Pointing out injustice and areas of improvement (and then advocating for improvement) is hardly denigration. It's patriotism.
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:41 PM
 
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Pointing out injustice and areas of improvement (and then advocating for improvement) is hardly denigration. It's patriotism.
Typical reply from the blame America first crowd!
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:42 PM
 
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Interesting how nobody questions how Uganda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa with a decreasing AIDS population...

I'm not saying, I'm just saying...
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:45 PM
 
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Interesting how nobody questions how Uganda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa with a decreasing AIDS population...

I'm not saying, I'm just saying...
Obviously they are being killed off.
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:46 PM
 
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Typical reply from the blame America first crowd!

Question:

Were abolitionists
a) America-hating, lefty-commie denigraters
b) Patriotic, liberty loving, dissenters
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:52 PM
 
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Obviously they are being killed off.
Who's being killed off?

The VAST majority of people with HIV/AIDS in Africa are heterosexual. Nearly all HIV infections comes from heterosexual sex, and the rest mostly from being born with it. In Africa, more women have HIV than men.

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Old 10-21-2010, 12:54 PM
 
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Were abolitionists
a) America-hating, lefty-commie denigraters
b) Patriotic, liberty loving, dissenters
So now you are comparing abolitionist to gay activist. Quite the stretch!
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:57 PM
 
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"The front-page newspaper story featured a list of Uganda's 100 "top" homosexuals, with a bright yellow banner across it that read: "Hang Them." Alongside their photos were the men's names and addresses.

The article claimed that...gays were recruiting 1 million children by raiding schools, a common smear used in Uganda."

washingtonpost.com (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/19/AR2010101903438.html - broken link)

Not surprising given Uganda's recent death penalty for homosexuals bill inspired by US Christian evangelicals Scott Lively, Caleb Lee Brundidge, and Don Schmierer.

Not very PC of you considering you're discussing a PC issue. Guess it only works one way.
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:59 PM
 
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So now you are comparing abolitionist to gay activist. Quite the stretch!
No, that's not at all what I'm doing. I'm just trying to see if you'll acknowledge that there are circumstances when it is patriotic to criticize (with the aim of improving) your country.

I think it's patriotic to criticize the United States when it enslaves a race of people, tortures people for ANY reason, executes people, discriminates against homosexuals. I do it because I love the United States, and I'd like to see our nation better exemplify the principle of Liberty upon which it is founded.
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