Comments:Former US Senator Jesse Helms dead at 86

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"Viewed by some as racist and homophobic"? Please. He was an evil, bigoted man. See below:


- On threatening the life of a sitting president: "Mr. Clinton better watch out if he comes down here. He'd better have a bodyguard."

- On gays and AIDS: “It's their deliberate, disgusting, revolting conduct that is responsible for the disease”

- On equality: "I've been portrayed as a caveman by some. That's not true. I'm a conservative progressive, and that means I think all men are equal, be they slants, beaners, or niggers."

- On education: "Your tax dollars are being used to pay for grade-school classes that teach our children that cannibalism, wife-swapping and murder of infants and the elderly are acceptable behavior."

- On civil rights: "The Negro cannot count forever on the kind of restraint that's thus far left him free to clog the streets, disrupt traffic, and interfere with other men's rights."

- On journalists: "The New York Times and Washington Post are both infested with homosexuals themselves. Just about every person down there is a homosexual or lesbian."

- On the Duke University students upset by Martin Luther King's assassination: "They should ask their parents if it would be all right for their son or daughter to marry a Negro."

—The preceding unsigned comment was added by 208.106.101.45 (talkcontribs) 06:36, 5 July 2008‎

vascular dementiaEdit

A particularly horrible disease. I would not wish it upon my worst enemy. BRS (Talk) (Contribs) 13:35, 13 January 2017 (UTC)