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King 50 years on
New York Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/24/2013 5:22:28 AM

Today tens of thousands of Americans gather on the National Mall to kick off the 50th anniversary celebrations of one of the most transformative events in America’s history: The March on Washington. The actual anniversary is next Wednesday, and at the original march there was a long line of speakers. But a half century later, the only words remembered are the ones uttered by a Baptist preacher named Martin Luther King Jr. King knew firsthand how bad things were for his fellow African-Americans in those days. But what lifts his words is more than his cadence: It is his confidence that America

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 8/24/2013 6:01:33 AM     (No. 9488762)

Today, Reverend King would be more closely aligned with Alan West than any of the race hustlers.

Too bad that men like Al and Jesse corrupted his message!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: strike3, 8/24/2013 7:07:17 AM     (No. 9488801)

As President Obama said this week: “Obviously we’ve made enormous strides. I’m a testament to it.”

Exactly.

MLK preached equality. Equal opportunity. He never meant for the stupid, dishonest and the inept to be elevated ten levels above their abilities BECAUSE of the color of their skin. Obama is a testament to everything that the government has done wrong with regard to race.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: udanja99, 8/24/2013 8:27:41 AM     (No. 9488912)

This is a good week to stay far away from DC. Given recent events, there´s potential for a lot of beatings and shootings.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 8/24/2013 9:01:17 AM     (No. 9488961)

I have a dream that black males will stop murdering visiting Australians and elderly veterans just because they are white.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Michaelus, 8/24/2013 9:04:38 AM     (No. 9488967)

King was a perfect demagogue. He said nice things and after his speeches the looting started. In the past 50 years the number of black men in prison has skyrocketed, the quality of life of the majority of black people has declined. For every well paid black civil servant or affirmative action doctor there are thousands of guys locked up in Government cages and thousands of single mothers trying to raise children from multiple inseminators. This is disgusting.

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