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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2011, 01:22:37 PM »
I'm not your son.

Whether or not its real isnt the point the point is that you see a lot of these kinds of attitudes coming from the rich republican side of things
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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2011, 01:29:14 PM »
Oh son, you disappoint. Some people are wealthier because they've worked harder. It just happens in a capitalist society.
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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2011, 01:40:01 PM »
I'm not your son.

Whether or not its real isnt the point the point is that you see a lot of these kinds of attitudes coming from the rich republican side of things

So this could very well just be a piece of deceitful propaganda? That makes no difference to you? Wow.
"Pushing people forward simply because of their colour, irrespective of merit, would be most unfortunate and would of course lead to disaster. It would mean that Rhodesia would then develop into a kind of banana republic where the country would in no time be bankrupt."


~Ian Smith

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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2011, 01:45:59 PM »
Why dont you think its real?
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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2011, 01:49:17 PM »
Why dont you think its real?

Lets just say I have a healthy skepticism about such things.
"Pushing people forward simply because of their colour, irrespective of merit, would be most unfortunate and would of course lead to disaster. It would mean that Rhodesia would then develop into a kind of banana republic where the country would in no time be bankrupt."


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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2011, 01:49:59 PM »
How did you find this?
"Pushing people forward simply because of their colour, irrespective of merit, would be most unfortunate and would of course lead to disaster. It would mean that Rhodesia would then develop into a kind of banana republic where the country would in no time be bankrupt."


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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #16 on: November 19, 2011, 01:53:21 PM »
Why dont you think its real?

Lets just say I have a healthy skepticism about such things.

Let me try again what in the letter do you think it not believeable?
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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2011, 01:56:08 PM »
Why dont you think its real?

Lets just say I have a healthy skepticism about such things.

Let me try again what in the letter do you think it not believeable?

Provenance? That is, where is this from? How did you get it? Was this in an email?
"Pushing people forward simply because of their colour, irrespective of merit, would be most unfortunate and would of course lead to disaster. It would mean that Rhodesia would then develop into a kind of banana republic where the country would in no time be bankrupt."


~Ian Smith

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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2011, 01:56:28 PM »
Do you even know?
"Pushing people forward simply because of their colour, irrespective of merit, would be most unfortunate and would of course lead to disaster. It would mean that Rhodesia would then develop into a kind of banana republic where the country would in no time be bankrupt."


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Re: A Liberal Letter
« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2011, 02:08:51 PM »
Of course i know where I got it from
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