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DukeHokie July 15th, 2013 11:20pm

It is July 15, 1863, the New York City Draft Riot is raging out of control with thousands wounded and killed. It was a racial disturbance. Today we have the Zimmerman verdict, another racial issue. Can we ever get beyond racial issues in the U.S.?

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comppete Las Vegas
07/15/13 10:00 pm

No, for many of us, our intelligence level will never get that high unfortunately.

nmills Utah
07/15/13 6:21 pm

Once we stop making race an issue, then yes. But how it is now, not in a million years.

DukeHokie Back to Old Virginny
07/15/13 5:46 pm

I believe we want to blame others for our problems. The immigrant Irish and German Americans in the draft riots blamed the African Americans and the rich. Today the African Americans want to blame white Americans. Why don't we take responsibility?

Mud Constitutionalist
07/16/13 3:50 pm

The majority of the black population has been mid-educated not to take responsibility for anything.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/15/13 5:06 pm

Only when the media stops poking the bear and the NAACP is abolished

babyboomer1 The flatulance express
07/15/13 5:00 pm

Not within the next 3 generations.

barbearnj Dreaming of Banff
07/15/13 4:37 pm

The liberals and the media won't let us!

DavesNotHere where am I
07/15/13 5:00 pm

It's the liberals and the media? You listened to rush Limbaugh or Ann coulter lately?

swjboucher Just Run
07/15/13 5:06 pm

She has a point the media at large feeds these types of stories and few would argue the media tilts left.

DavesNotHere where am I
07/15/13 4:29 pm

No. Not to be pessimistic, but we have people in this country who just don't want to be tolerant. It's been this way since the dawn of man. And America is too politically correct now for people to sit down and have a meaningful dialogue.

smithers13228 Sin City
07/15/13 4:26 pm

Only when everyone is eventually the same color.

Fjolsvin Midgard
07/15/13 4:22 pm

Of course not. To stay in power plutocrats divide the people into factions that are against each other as a single faction is not powerful enough to overcome the others or to dispose of our rulers.