May 30 2005
Are these people nuts? Why would anyone agree on establishing a separate government for one race in one state of the union? This is un-American.
Senate Democrat is pushing a bill that would allow a separate government for ethnic Hawaiians.
Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle and other Republicans also support the bill, which critics say would have dire ramifications beyond Hawaii.
“By creating a race-based government in the United States, we would be enhancing a trend toward the Balkanization of our culture,” said Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona, the Senate Republican Policy Committee chairman. “This would be the first time that we would actually be creating a race-based government entity within the United States.”