Posted on 3/12/2018, 11:52:06 AM by rktman
When World War II ended, America was about to swing into the most affluent, progressive and prosperous period of our history, and the pie was big enough for everybody to have a piece.
But our nation had a cancer rapidly metastasizing on its underbelly.
Some of the same soldiers who fought against the Germans on D-Day, Guadalcanal and the Battle of Berlin came home to find that risking their lives fighting America’s battles did not elevate them above the second-rate citizenship they left behind when they went off to war.
Looking back and remembering those days quite well from my earlier youth, it all seems so silly, it seems such a waste, the implacable psyche that perpetuated this evil, tacitly denying a whole race of people the equal rights
they were guaranteed in every federal paper our constitutional founders ever issued
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