This partial transcript of Fox News Sunday, September 9, 2001 was provided by the Federal Document Clearing House. Click here to order the complete transcript.

TONY SNOW, HOST: News reports indicate that Jesse Jackson intends to revive his  moribund political career by stumping for the cause of racial reparations. 

Here's my advice:  Don't do it.  The idea is not only pathetic, it's evil, and here's why. 

Other guests and topics for September 9, 2001 included:
• Sens. Kent Conrad and Mitch McConnell
• The Fox News Sunday Roundtable
• Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
• Below the Fold
Order the complete transcript

It's not designed to create harmony, just the opposite.  It pits black folk against non-black folk.  It turns the government into a hired robber, snatching wealth forcefully from some people and giving it to others.  And it does nothing to eradicate long-simmering tensions between whites and blacks. 

You know what it will do?  It'll make Jesse Jackson, Johnnie Cochran and some other millionaires even richer, and would make the rest of us poorer in spirit. 

Worst of all, it would set off a frenzy of lawsuits and countersuits, as people tried to use the courts as a device for rewriting history. 

Nobody would be safe, and nobody would rest easy.  And several generations from now, some enterprising agitators would go to court seeking damages for the harm our own miserable racial politics had wrought. 

Click here to order the complete transcript.

Copy: Content and Programming Copyright 2001 Fox News Network, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Transcription Copyright 2001 eMediaMillWorks, Inc. (f/k/a Federal Document Clearing House, Inc.), which takes sole responsibility for the accuracy of the transcription. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No license is granted to the user of this material except for the user's personal or internal use and, in such case, only one copy may be printed, nor shall user use any material for commercial purposes or in any fashion that may infringe upon Fox News Network, Inc.'s and eMediaMillWorks, Inc.'s copyrights or other proprietary rights or interests in the material. This is not a legal transcript for purposes of litigation.