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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Equality Is My Business

    by , 07-01-2023 at 02:05 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I had decided to write a post about minding one’s own business, when the Supreme Court decision came down ruling that discrimination violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, even if people call the discrimination “affirmative action. I think the Equal Protection Clause is wonderful, and all laws should be required to adhere to it completely.

    There are some people who think that treating people unequally is good, if it supports their prejudices. I disagree, ...
  2. Reparations for some, again

    by , 05-19-2023 at 05:51 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    The subject of paying Black Americans for service their ancestors may have done while in servitude to other Americans came up again today. It appears that some people take the idea seriously and do not realize that it is illegal discrimination and a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. It also appears that the people who favor reparations don’t know much history. They seem o think that there was something unique about the enslavement of Black people in America. ...
  3. Reparations and Equal Protection

    by , 06-28-2021 at 05:48 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    As we all know, the Equal Protection of the Fourteenth Amendment:
    All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction ...