When Jeremy Wright made his, "God damn America" remark this is exactly what he had in mind- the merciless slaughter of Native Americans and the enslavement and 300 year persecution of Africans. When you strip away the myths America has a brutal and shameful history of interminable, illegal wars and the abject, ongoing persecution of its own minority populations. Genocidal racism, in one manner or another, is as American as cherry pie.
Saturday, June 21, 2008
A brief history lesson from the General: