Dear Mr. LaRouche:
. . .I may vote for you in
the upcoming Democratic presidential primary in Maryland. Before
I decide on who to vote for, I would like to ask you some questions.
I will appreciate it if you will reply and answer some or all
of these questions. Also, I would like your permission to post
your reply on the Internet so that readers of my weekly column
on the Prison Planet web site (http://www.prisonplanet.com)
can also read your reply. [Editor's Note: new
postings at this site ended after Jan 2004]. I will not post your
reply unless you give me explicit permission to do so.
Question 1: Mr. LaRouche, do you think that
our society will ever achieve a set of circumstances in which
you could recommend the abolishment of all race-based affirmative
Question 2: Mr. LaRouche, currently the government
has several different categories of classification used for the
purpose of administering race-based affirmative action programs
and laws. I think the names of these categories are (1) Asian/Pacific
Islander, (2) black, (3) Native American Indian/Alaska native,
and (4) white. Do you recommend any modifications to this list
such as the addition of more categories, the deletion of any existing
categories, or the renaming of any existing categories?
Question 3: Mr. LaRouche, do you think the government
should determine what racial classification a citizen receives
for the purpose of administering affirmative action laws, or should
a citizen be allowed to freely choose any classification category
he or she thinks proper?
Question 4: Mr. LaRouche, do you think that
the military should apply affirmative action principals and take
a soldier's race into account when considering promotions?
Question 5: Mr. LaRouche, I would like to have
some idea of what level of punishment you think is most appropriate
for persons convicted of violating race-based affirmative action
laws. Specifically, do you think that confinement in a prison
or any sort of jail for any length of time is ever an appropriate
penalty for persons convicted of violating race-based affirmative
Question 6: Mr. LaRouche, do you think that
race-based affirmative action laws should apply to non-profit
institutions and corporations such as churches and foundations,
or do you think that such non-profit institutions and corporations
should be exempt from race-based affirmative action laws?
Question 7: Mr. LaRouche, do you think that
other nations should also adopt race-based affirmative action
Question 8: Mr. LaRouche, you have proposed
that a permanent and inhabited base should be built on the planet
Mars so that we can enjoy the benefits that it will produce. Do
you also propose that the society of humans living there should
be regulated by race-based affirmative action laws or regulations?
I would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to respond.