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What you are referring to isn't even remotely the same thing. We are not talking about two clowns sitting on a stoop somewhere calling each other names, we aren't talking about knuckleheads on Xbox Live mqaking racist remarks or rednecks that you went to school with. We are talking about the president of the most powerful nation in the world. Someone who's decisions and policies effect us one and all directly. People calling each other racist names in passing is not the same thing as the fact that the leader of the free world consciously CHOSE to be an active member of an openly racist black nationalist church. He chose to make a man who is an unapologetic racist and bigot his closest advisor and the overseer of his religious practice.
Remember, it's not what you do or who you associate with when people are looking....it says a lot more about a man by looking at who he freely chose to associate with when people were not.
I don't believe that either. I think that is has something to do with the fake AJ/Glenn Beck beef. I don't know what's going on with these two, but somethings doesn't seem right. I have seen GB talk about stories that I have read on prison planet almost as if he read the stories straight from the website.
You mean focus on actual issues? Heaven forbid ... The people want their bread and circuses. The ptb is only too happy to oblige.
He has no experience as a producer ,news broadcaster, anchorman, cameraman, anything. He has never had to go out to the streets to gather information first hand on a story nothing but being a shock jock and yet he makes about 14 millions dollar a year. Why??
I think it's the same thing....everyone grows up with racism. Everyone. Many may have said horrible things themselves and then realized their faults and how wrong they were to say those things....but others won't.
I think we all need to lighten up a bit.
I think that's what drew people to him initially...that he wasn't a Harvard or Yale graduate...or a former lawyer....after all...those are the people running the country now who have done a terrible job...the elitest. He also talked about something being wrong...which he was right about...but now....I don't know what the hell he is doing...lol.
When I was to young to understand what she was talking about, I thought she was crazy. When I was old to enough to understand, I believed it and became angry towards whites ( no beat downs or anything, just thoughts and the way I treated people). When I was old enough to know better, and saw that I was no different from the racist that I claimed everyone else to be, I realized my grandmother was just stuck in the past the same way allot of older people are. I love my grandmother never the less, besides she still can't over the fact the Movie theaters charge more the 5 cents.
My point is that people pick up behaviors good and bad from their families and environment, but it takes your own personal experiences to truly shape what you believe.
Originally posted by gravitybender
What about the fact that Democrats said Republicans were racist for not voting for him?
Are we doomed to be a racist country?
Originally posted by David9176
reply to post by ManBehindTheMask
N*****s, Sand N*****s, Wetbacks, etc.
It's all I heard in school...so I guess that makes me a racist too eh? Wait...I guess that makes ALL white people racist.
All of us...no matter what color we are grow up with this. So a preacher did it...how is it any different than what one could here at work, school, or on the street?
In other words, what's your point. The man uses schtick to get a point across. It works. I find Beck to be rather refreshing, especially when compared to Hannity.
Originally posted by gravitybender
Is it appropriate for us to say our president is racist?
are we doomed to be a racist country?