I think the idea of reparations is insane – Let me tell you why

Francis Xavier Felix (Handsome devil, wasn’t he.)

My great grandfather, Francis Xavier Felix, who was born and raised in Quebec, emigrated to the United States in his late teens to early 20s. Francis was so opposed to slavery that during the U.S. Civil War he voluntarily joined the Union Army* to help free the slaves. Unfortunately he was injured during his service.

Francis never owned any slaves. So why should my tax dollars go to reparations?

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