20286, RE: Never said that|
Posted by Zesi, Mon Nov-13-00 08:57 AM
Never said I was defending the system. I'm just working within the reality of the situation.
>You're defending a system that you
>admit doesnt work as well
>for Blacks as it works
Well, let's see. In certain key areas, we do have a voice. Definitely not in everything, and not in all the things that could be detrimental to us.
>I dont understand how much easier
>voting can make it when
>the government can enact any
>detrimental policy it wants and
>you have no say in
>the matter despite the fact
>that voting gives you a
Many things have to go through Congress. Like I mentioned before, Social Security does not serve corporate interests at all. Yet, it's still around...and only because the elderly come out and vote fairly consistently.
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