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Civility for civility sake, thanks, but no thanks!!

From: domainremoved <Aram>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:19:52 -0800

> 12-12-2014
>
> To all who care to listen and or to respond:
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> Civility for civility sake, thanks, but no thanks!!
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> Do we live in a country deserving of our civility? Read Eugene Robinson's piece (see below), or maybe the recently released torture report, and decide for yourself.

> Or does our ongoing national racism not only require our willingness to speak-out, but if necessary, to speak-out pursuant to the mandate of New York Times v. Sullivan and the Nuremberg principals?
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> Standing on civility when the issues call out for our actions, even our continuous no-stop outrage, and harsh criticism of government officials, is nothing more than code for maintaining the status quo.
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> Is civility really a call for civil discourse or a manipulation to prevent the truth from being exposed?
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> I for one will do all I can to resist civility for civility sake. I will not have anyone attempt to chill my advocacy for civil rights under the guise of maintaining civility.
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> Speak the truth,
>
> Aram James
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> http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/eugene-robinson-racisms-uncomfortable-truth/2014/12 /08/e0438f68-7f1f-11e4-8882-03cf08410beb_story.html
Received on Fri Dec 12 2014 - 22:14:15 PST

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