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Old 08-29-2019, 05:53 PM
HMS Irruncible is offline
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Originally Posted by Urbanredneck View Post
However on the other side I know we here in the US did this long ago so how do we have the right to tell Brazilians not to do the same? It's kind of racist and arrogant.
We're Americans, that's what we do. Might as well do it for good reasons. (sarcasm)

More to the point, who are the Brazilians? The Europeans who conquered it and want to burn it down, or the native (south) Americans who live in that forest and depend on it? I would humbly suggest maybe the people who have lived there 10,000 years ought to have a bigger say than the European colonist government.