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Guilty until proven innocent?

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Submitted by BSK (United States), Dec 28, 2004 at 10:42

I think that perhaps you have oversimplified the matter -- both then and today -- with the result of appearing to advocate a position of "guilty until proven innocent."

If the actions of a few was sufficient to lock up the entire community, then why wasn't the community of German ancestry also locked up? Is it because they passed the skin color test?

(Note - I am not advocating that the German community should have been locked up.)
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