For example, in Number 93
Fuck medieval -- let's get Darwinian.
He writes, regarding Rev. Sharpton joining the race for President.
"I think that the campaign that we are beginning to officially embark upon will change American politics," the civil rights leader said at a news conference after filing campaign papers at the Federal Election Commission.
Sharpton, 48, said he was the only candidate who was "anti-war, anti-death penalty, anti-tax cut across the board." Sharpton said he would reach out to disaffected voters, including Latinos, blacks, gays and lesbians, and young people.
Think that ranking is in order of importance -- or at least numbers -- seeing as Hispanics Now Outnumber Blacks As Largest U.S. Minority roup, Census Bureau Reports:
Hispanics now comprise nearly 13 percent of the U.S. population, which grew to 284.8 million in July 2001. That's up from 35.3 million, or 12.5 percent of the country's 281.4 million residents in April 2000.
Blacks make up 12.7 percent of the nation's population, up from 12.6 percent in April 2000. The black population grew by 700,000 in the 15 months after the census was released.
Whites remained the largest single population group, numbering about 199.3 million in July 2001, nearly 70 percent of all U.S. residents.
Asians are the next largest minority group after blacks and Hispanics, at about 12.1 million, or 4 percent of the population.
Want to know more? Check out the press release, Census Bureau Releases Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin.
Bonus round (subject line related): Five Technically Legal Signs for Your Library.