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Old 01-25-2015, 05:57 AM
 
Location: Illinois Delta
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What you're doing here is what we call "willful ignorance."

If you want to say that someone could have been your kid, then go for it. That's fine. Same with me. But Obama is the President of the United States. The leader of the free world doesn't make a remark like that in front of national television cameras as just a simple statement of fact with nothing political attached. And you know it. You'd have to be a blithering idiot not to know that.


I'm not familiar with this "we" of whom you speak. We Republicans? We Tea Party folks? We white supremacists? We garden variety bigots? What your post seems to be is an example of projection, the attributing of one's own qualities to someone else. People who rely on Fox News and right-wing websites are the most willfully ignorant people in America, and studies have proven that they are less informed than people who watch a variety of channels, watch documentaries and (gasp!) actually read books with footnotes to verify what the author is writing about.
President Obama's statement, by the very nature of the context in which he was speaking, could not escape having political overtones...the issue of racism in America has moved from the moral arena into the political arena again. Those who claim that there is no racism in this country are the biggest bigots; they are so blinded by their distorted perception of society that they refuse to see the institutionalized racism that plagues people of color in America. This vehement denial exposes them as blithering idiots quite regularly.
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Old 01-25-2015, 06:36 AM
 
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I'm not familiar with this "we" of whom you speak. We Republicans? We Tea Party folks? We white supremacists? We garden variety bigots? What your post seems to be is an example of projection, the attributing of one's own qualities to someone else. People who rely on Fox News and right-wing websites are the most willfully ignorant people in America, and studies have proven that they are less informed than people who watch a variety of channels, watch documentaries and (gasp!) actually read books with footnotes to verify what the author is writing about.
President Obama's statement, by the very nature of the context in which he was speaking, could not escape having political overtones...the issue of racism in America has moved from the moral arena into the political arena again. Those who claim that there is no racism in this country are the biggest bigots; they are so blinded by their distorted perception of society that they refuse to see the institutionalized racism that plagues people of color in America. This vehement denial exposes them as blithering idiots quite regularly.
Priceless! Maybe you should correct your previous post mixing up Trevon and Michael Brown before you call other people blithering idiots.

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Old 01-25-2015, 06:40 AM
 
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Priceless! Maybe you should correct your previous post mixing up Tayvon and Michael Brown before you call other people blithering idiots.
Ouch
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Old 01-25-2015, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Illinois Delta
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Priceless! Maybe you should correct your previous post mixing up Trevon and Michael Brown before you call other people blithering idiots.


Oh yes...my bad for confusing TRAYVON and Michael Brown...it's just that young black men are killed so frequently and senselessly as to be confusing. I suppose your post with a typo and no relevance to the thread subject makes us even.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:42 PM
 
Location: USA
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the forensic evidence shows that the thug brown, attacked thee cop Wilson

the evidence has spoken
Please don't make things up.



There's a word for that.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:53 PM
 
Location: USA
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Yet you blindly trust Obama even after it's been proven over and over again that he is a conniver and a liar. ROLL EYES!
Do you have pre-programmed responses??


I'm confused.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:54 PM
 
Location: USA
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Clue for you: the people running the CIA and the DEA are Obama appointees. All your attempt to divert attention does is further indict Obama. Oops.
Again. Did you make a mistake in who you were talking too?


Your party smells just as bad.
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Old 01-26-2015, 12:02 AM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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brown was a criminal thug who attacked a cop
brown got himself killed

browns father should be in jail for inciting terrorism on Ferguson
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Old 01-26-2015, 12:19 AM
 
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brown was a criminal thug who attacked a cop
brown got himself killed

browns father should be in jail for inciting terrorism on Ferguson
That was his step father. His biological dad has been much more civilized.
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Old 02-08-2015, 07:20 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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I'm trying to decide if this is satire.

It's hard to tell today if it's satire or
Why would it be considered satire? In Arizona Mexicans are likely to get arrested than blacks even in black neighborhoods. Does that make Mexicans more likely to be criminals or does that mean that they are more likely to be targeted?
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