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Déjà vu - Strappado Wrack -Know Nothing - The Reality of the American Experience
01-03-2016, 01:18 PM,
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Déjà vu - Strappado Wrack -Know Nothing - The Reality of the American Experience
Déjà vu - Strappado Wrack -Know Nothing - The Reality of the American Experience

<span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Oh, remember those "good old days". Discrimination and ethnic exclusion was the norm and a political party stood for "red meat" self-interest. The catcalls today ring with a "PC" note, how dare anyone even allude that restricting immigration can be part of open debate? The memory of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Know_Nothing">American Republican Party</a> fades into vagueness of ignorance, knowing history is not a requirement of the modern Know Nothings. If you are one of these marginal historians, how can you be expected to appreciate the anti-immigrant sentiment that existed over a century and half ago?&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.batr.org/wrack/101710.html">Read the entire article on the "Strappado Wrack" archive page</a></span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><a href="http://eepurl.com/ESQ5L"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Subscription sign-up for the BATR RealPolitik Newsletter</span></a></span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://forum.batr.net/showthread.php?tid=20101">Discuss or comment about this essay on the BATR Forum</a></span></span><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DjVuBySartre/~4/TjAUYoKfzOg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
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