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Ask the Indians, they will tell you what they think of whitey's promises
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A kamil with a knob polish?

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Even a Kamil filtered is just too rough.
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House apologizes for slavery, Jim Crow - Capitol Hill - MSNBC.com

"WASHINGTON - The House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors who suffered under slavery and Jim Crow segregation laws."
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Ask the Indians, they will tell you what they think of whitey's promises
Well, the Indians were using slavery themselves for centuries before the Europeans arrived in America.

See this article: Lauber, Indian Slavery in Colonial Times. Ch. I
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Finally? They never should have apologized. Its not their right to apologize for something they never did.
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