|But who is the 'country'? Census Bureau: it will soon be mostly non-whites. That is, the demographic groups who the alleged 'country first' party regularly disparages, whether Sen. Trent Lott yearning for a return to segregation, Rep. Tom Tancredo scapegoating Latinos, President Bush genuflecting to Bob Jones University's white supremacists, or Ronald Reagan echoing bigoted rallying cries at the scene of MS race riots.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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