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Excuse Me!

We are hearing a lot these days from a certain boisterous and routinely violent segment of our nation about how privileged a certain portion of us are.

These claims of privilege are based strictly on the color of one’s skin. Excuse me, but isn’t that being racist? I don’t know about you, but it sure would have been nice to have been born into a privileged family!

My parents were survivors of the Great Depression and both of their families were poor, and I mean poor, having little with which to survive on. One of the few pictures of my dad and his family shows them outside of a house that he an...


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