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Old 09-14-2009, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Andersonville, Chicago
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If 50 cent were accepting an award, do you think Kanye would have tried some sh@t like that?

No! That would have been fun to see though. They are "bestest" of friends and all......
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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Of course, what else can one expect. Totally different audiences. It doesn't have much to do with race in this case. If it had been Timberlake instead of West, it would have been just as present in the media.
Very true, I was simply relaying what I had heard in regards to the reason behind Kanye's actions last night. The bigger picture is why we as Americans care more about stuff like the MTV Awards, than the stuff that really matters to us on a daily level.
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Andersonville, Chicago
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Very true, I was simply relaying what I had heard in regards to the reason behind Kanye's actions last night. The bigger picture is why we as Americans care more about stuff like the MTV Awards, than the stuff that really matters to us on a daily level.
Only racist thugs do stuff like this. People with no class! Kanye West is a prime example of that kind of people.
Too bad some people support his actions. But I'm not supprised....
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Kanye is a scumbag. He can auto-tune/filter his voice for his music but he can't filter his outbursts. Again, he's a scumbag. Always has been, always will be.

and people he's not a thug. his mom was a phd professor. he grew up in suburban middleclass chicago.
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:56 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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Only racist thugs do stuff like this. People with no class! Kanye West is a prime example of that kind of people. Too bad some people support his actions. But I'm not supprised....

Only white racists use code words to like "thug" to describe basically every black male between the ages of 15-40. If you think Kanye is a thug, then Im sure you would think my gay hairstylist cousin is a thug also, as they look, act and dress almost exactly alike
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:56 PM
 
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Im actually not trying to make a statement, Kanye's manager himself said that is what Kanye's intentions were on V103 in Atlanta this morning. And thanks for the clarification on Mr. Wilson's title . And there is no way on earth that the "birther like" outburst from Mr. Wilson received more attention than Kanye's MTV outburst last night did. The proof is in the pudding, Kanye's outburst has received more internet hits and hate on blogs and message boards like this in less than one day than the Mr. Wilson's outburst has in almost a week.

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The bigger picture is why we as Americans care more about stuff like the MTV Awards, than the stuff that really matters to us on a daily level.
You can use all the eye rolling smilies you like, but your credibility takes a hit when you don't know the difference between a Senator and a Representative.

I think the West story will die very quickly, because it has limited context. West's manager can spin it any way he likes, but I doubt that most people will buy into the idea that Kanye's behavior was politically motivated. They'll ultimately chalk it up to his apparently normal antics.

The Wilson incident is part of a much larger story about the future of U.S. health care, and as such will have more longevity.
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Old 09-14-2009, 02:56 PM
 
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Very true, I was simply relaying what I had heard in regards to the reason behind Kanye's actions last night. The bigger picture is why we as Americans care more about stuff like the MTV Awards, than the stuff that really matters to us on a daily level.
Maybe because things Obama have been in the media basically every day since the election campaign, maybe people are just a bit tired of Obama news stories unless they really affect them.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Southpark was right, Kanye West is a Gay Fish. He loves his fish sticks.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Andersonville, Chicago
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Only white racists use code words to like "thug" to describe basically every black male between the ages of 15-40. If you think Kanye is a thug, then Im sure you would think my gay hairstylist cousin is a thug also, as they look, act and dress almost exactly alike
Oh so now Im a racist too? It's just getting better and better!If I told you I didn't vote for Obama I might as well join the KKK right?
And who said anything about looks? And clothing?
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Scranton
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Kanye is a scumbag. He can auto-tune/filter his voice for his music but he can't filter his outbursts. Again, he's a scumbag. Always has been, always will be.

and people he's not a thug. his mom was a phd professor. he grew up in suburban middleclass chicago.

Well then you would think his mom would of taught him how to speak, he sounds like a moron when he opens his mouth, to me he's a low class piece of ****. I don't care what his mother did for a living.
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