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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 13.08.10 | 12:04 (IDT)

    I have examined alternatives to Obama and find all of them lacking. Gingrich wants to repeal the !st and 14th Amendments to the US Constitution, as does almost every other Republican, except Lou Dobbs (who isn't interested). The 1st Amendment is freedom from government interference in religion. The 14th is an anti-slavery Amendment that extends the bill of rights to the states and guarantees citizenship even to black people and Indians. And, in the next 20 years when white people are in a distinct minority in the US, will also guarantee that they too have equal protection of the laws as citizens of the country. I don't see anybody in the opposition who thinks that way. Not a single one.

    from the article: EU: Abbas close to accepting direct Mideast peace talks
    First published 04:50 13.08.10 | Last updated 04:50 13.08.10
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