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For All Our Diversity, Look at All We Share

April 25, 1993

For almost 30 years, liberals have preached, contrary to historical experience, that minorities can't progress without the helping hand of racial and sexual preference. They have claimed today's immigrants, unlike all before, can't learn outside their native tongue. And they have taken as gospel that this land of opportunity, which people still risk death to reach, is an oppressive racist society.

So should we be surprised by the new generation's neo-Marxist educational elite's secular canons that individual rights are secondary to group racial and sexual entitlements, that democracy is a mechanism for white exploitation and that free speech is a luxury we cannot afford?

We are reaping as a nation what we have sown as a people by abandoning the fundamental principles upon which America was founded: that individuals, not groups or government, have inalienable rights; that the nourishment of individual achievement and responsibility is the surest path to progress for all; and that race, color, creed or sex are irrelevant to one's character or merit.

HYATT SELIGMAN

Orange

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