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MSNBC host: Word "Socialist" is code word for N-word

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posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 07:50 AM
So let me guess the next thing that will happen is , if one decides to use the word Socilalist it will be considered a hate crime,or you may even be put on a watch list as a domestic terrorist.
The main stream media is dumbing down the public faster then a speeding bullet.I guess ill have to get my news exclusively on the net or some other country non biased view point,because every thing thats comeing out of are media is garbage these days.

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 08:14 AM
reply to post by jammer2012

No I'd say ATS is beating the MSM at dumbing folks down by a much larger degree.

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 08:30 AM
I like statist. I think it is more descriptive of the white elitists who are using Obama as a front.

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 08:49 AM
reply to post by ModernAcademia

Star for you! I share your outrage at MSNBC. They have become a non-news channel as has all MSM, in my opinion. I only watch them to get a good laugh every now and then. Otherwise, the MSM is a wasteland.

Regarding the "n" word, let me ask this. Who would that "n" word be directed towards IF socialist indeed was a substitute for it? Would this be President Obama? Well how much black (Negro) bloodline qualifies a person to claim to be black (Negro) in our society?

Very little evidently. He is more white than black. His father is mostly Arab. In fact the only black blood his father has is a great grandparent, on his mother's side. That’s Obama's great-great grandparent. That makes Obama 1/2 Caucasian, 7/16th Arab and a mere 1/16 black.

To be legally recognized as a minority in this country you must be at least 1/8th the ethnicity in question. Even in Kenya, Obama's father is legally recognized as "Arab African.

So, when ever this subject comes up, remember this: Obama IS NOT a black man!

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 08:50 AM
Obama loves America like OJ loved Nicole.

I think we should light up the White House PUBLIC fax line with "The Joker"
posters. Here is the #: 202-456-2461. Let em rip.


posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 08:52 AM

Originally posted by robatmj12
reply to post by contemplator

people call me a white trash redneck from texas but i get over it i like to listen to george straight and patsy cline but i dont mind listening to some patty le belle and nat king cole but ten seconds of iced t it activates my trigger finger and im ready to go on a three state crime spree i dont own a gun and have never commited a crime can someone help me with this am i a racists

I guess you might be a racist, I'm not sure, but I'd suggest you stop drinking iced tea before you murder us all.

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 09:30 AM

Originally posted by tothetenthpower
reply to post by groingrinder

Because countries like India produce more skilled workers than America has workers, and they work for cheaper.

Labour costs are up and companies don't want to pay the American 60K a year when they can pay the Indian guy 20K.

Sad but true.


That is not true. Ask any recruiter who works daily with work visa holders from countries such as India, and they will tell you that the quality is not there, just quantity. Why do you think it is cheaper? You get what you pay for, and this will come back and bite companies straight in the buttocks!

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 09:47 AM
Did you guys NOT LISTEN? I did, here is what he said.

Socialist, you here it more and more. It is a generic conservative bludgeoning tool. And that's all right too because you hear on the democratic side as well right wing nut or what have you.

But what concerns me is when at some of those town hall meetings including the one that we saw in Missouri recently where their were jokes made about lynching etc you start to wonder whether in fact the word socialist is becoming a code word whether or not socialist is becoming the new N word for frankly some angry upset birthers and others. I hope that is not the case but it sure does say to you what David Brooks said the other day on tv which was "more credible conservatives have to stand up and say that their is a line that has to be drawn because their is a line of responsibility that is important and that extends to the words that we choose including how we use even legitimate words like socialist."

paraphrase Political boundaries should exist because nothing can get done in this kind of environment.

Honestly? He did not say anything I have not been thinking myself and me being a white girl.

The correct statement being "more credible conservatives have to stand up and say that their is a line that has to be drawn because their is a line of responsibility that is important and that extends to the words that we choose including how we use even legitimate words"

What we know is a company called FreedomWorks, claiming to be a grassroots group is pushing this issue. Corporations that have a stake in the outcome, and they would love for NOTHING to happen on the health care issue. Health insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies want one thing, for the status quo to stay the same. IF, IF their is health care reform, they know they will lose in what? Taking care of people? NO NO NO they know they will not be making the astronomical profits that they are now making. So anything they can do, to sidetrack the issue and DIVIDE the people, is perfectly all right to do by their pocketbook standards.

If you are getting your news from just television, or just one station, then yes, you are an idiot. To be knowledgeable, you have to get your new in multiple ways, and realize that somewhere in all these places is a bit of the truth, like it or not.

And after saying that, here is another from msnbc that I saw while flipping through the channels. It is interesting what they found. After watching this, do your own research, you will see it is true.

If my video embed does not work, here is the link.

Please look at all sides of this issue, learn, read and then make up your minds instead of listening to one or two television stations, and having a knee jerk reaction to what we know are groups that have an agenda. That agenda is to divide the American people and keep us fighting with each other instead of us standing together. They do this for ONE reason and ONE reason only, how much money can they put in their pocketbooks.

Harm None

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 11:32 AM
Well there seems to be some validity to the opinion levied by the commentator. Apparently some sound basis and reasoning.

Anyone up for data?

The "socialist" label that Sen. John McCain and his GOP presidential running mate Sarah Palin are trying to attach to Sen. Barack Obama actually has long and very ugly historical roots.

Even if I were to embrace the actual meaning of Socialism, I suppose since many who are on the extreme far right see ANY move toward center they deem it as Socialism.

However in this case, I believe it is simply another smear tactic to invoke fear among ignorants. (Just like Muslim, Anti-Christ, Racist, Foreign born etc.) Unfounded and untrue.

[edit on 12-8-2009 by kinda kurious]

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 11:53 AM
reply to post by contemplator

I always thought rap music would make sense to me when I could understand all the mumbling. I WAS WRONG!!

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 11:57 AM

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posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 01:25 PM
reply to post by HunkaHunka

I didn't hear that.

Got a link?

posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 02:11 PM
reply to post by contemplator

OMFG dude, I was visualizing that $%^& like a damn video, bangers out running in the desert with jeeps and AK's and crap. I fell off my chair!

My boss thinks i'm crazy I may be fired today!!!

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 05:05 AM
reply to post by BaronVonGodzilla

this is the redneck white trash back again somebody gave me a bunch of stars for my recent post thanks it made me smile but im still wondering if im a racist im old and turning grey at 45 but i still remember eddie murphy in the 80's one of the funniest men to walk the planet for that decade his buckwheat aka little rascals skits on saturday night live netted him millions how come now today we stopped laughing im still laughing at myself the redneck white trash guy if you cant find any humor in this than maybe you should ask eddie to give back his millions and see if that would make the world a better place im still laughing and ok with it! but thats just me

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 06:03 AM
I was a daily viewer of MSNBC and greatly enjoyed Olbermann's trashing of Bush. But Olbermann, Maddow, and Matthews all jumped the shark for me on the birth certificate issue.

Let me be clear--it makes no difference where you stand on the issue of Obama's citizenship. What I found offensive was that all three of them, daily, for weeks, when referring to this issue, refused to acknowledge that people want to see his long-form birth certificate. Instead, all of them, repeatedly, daily, refused to mention that little fact, and instead insisted Obama had already released it, held it up (the online certification), as if people are too stupid to realize that wasn't the "birth certificate" being sought. Instead, they insulted my intelligence daily by referring to people concerned about this issue as:

"right wing nut-jobs"
"tin-foil hat morons"
"racist right-wingers"
"nutty conspiracy theorists"
"right-wing conspiracy theorists"
"racist conspiracy theorists"
etc. etc. etc.

Then they would have their guest experts playing along (paraphrasing):

Olbermann: "So Obama has released his birth certificate. What do these nut-jobs want?"

Guest: "It's hard to say (chuckle). Maybe they think Hawaii is a foreign country."

This is the kind of dialogue they presented daily for weeks and probably still are, but I've stopped watching. It has been striking for me to see the liberal flip-side of Fox news. Make no mistake--Keith Olbermann, Rachael Maddow, and Chris Matthews are, all three, bald-faced LIARS:

NO discussion of his mother's age (too young to convey citizenship);
NO mention of his adoption and citizenship in Indonesia, nor any mention that Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship at that time;
NO mention that the newspaper birth announcements were automatically placed by the Hawaii Health Department (not by the parents);
NO mention that a parent had every opportunity and motivation to take advantage of Hawaii's previous lax laws regarding acceptance of noncitizen birth claims (they only required the word of a "witness" to the birth);
NO mention that Obama has sealed under lock and key his school, health and passport records;
And last but not least, NO mention by any of them--EVER, not once--of Obama's refusal to produce his LONG-FORM CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH!

Like I said, it doesn't matter where you stand on the issue. But it does matter if there isn't an intelligent discussion of the underlying facts in the issue. A lie of omission, especially for a journalist, is a LIE. These people, who I previously held in the highest regard, are LIARS. I'm sick of them all. In fact, I'm sick of IT all.

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 06:11 AM
Probably so...they call Hugo Chavez that word all the time. Chavez exports it regionally and calls what he's doing socialist revolution instead of armed robbery. He pround of it; he's like the rap group NWA in contemporary American politics.

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 07:16 AM

Originally posted by drwizardphd

Originally posted by ModernAcademia

That's it!

MSNBC is what Fox was when Repubs were in power.

Yeah, you speak the truth. MSNBC is now officially the least respectable msm news network (not really saying much).

While it's true that 90% of the people who throw around the term 'socialist' have no idea what Socialism actually is, or how far away Obama actually is from a Socialist, the term can hardly be contrived as a racial gesture.

Seriously, can this guy play the race card a little more? When people refer to Joe Biden or Nancy Pelosi as socialist, are they also calling them 'n-word's? If someone says a policy is socialist, do they mean it's a 'n-word' policy? How would that even make sense?

Look, there are some people out there who are concerned that a black man is president. They are dwarfed by the extreme number of people who are concerned that a "socialist" is president. (It's worth noting that both groups are equally misguided). The fact that this MSNBC correspondent can't understand that makes me wonder how he got his job.

LOL how can you say Obama is far from a socialist, he is trying to socialize a health care system that no one wants, and people have been adamant about not wanting it yet he continues to push it. He does shady things such as the 300 extra pages of teh climate bill, that's not honestly that's being a socialist is, it's taking government control over vital sectors of day to day life of the citizens. Theses cronies are doing the same thing the Russians, Chinese, and Nazi Germany did only in a more likable, family friendly image, so that you "trust that THEY know whats best for YOU" Then they pump you full of fear of terrorism and flu epidemics and other nonsense just to distract from their own cronyism and so that you will fall in line with the rest of the herd as you are lead to the slaughterhouse.

It's the whole administration thats corrupted, these fellah's are just pawns in the global game of risk that the bankers and elite class are playing. So they are ALL in a sense communists, I mean theysupport communistic ideas right?

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 07:44 AM
I used to watch MSNBC for Dan Abrams. But now it's just a cess pool of muck. They are a worse than a joke. They are an insult to all Americans. Someone really needs to pull the plug on MSNBC.

Oh .... and I HATE that the Weather Channel is now in cahoots with NBC.

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 08:16 AM

Originally posted by PjZ101
It's the whole administration thats corrupted, these fellah's are just pawns in the global game of risk that the bankers and elite class are playing. So they are ALL in a sense communists, I mean they support communistic ideas right?

To be clear..............

Communism is an economic system and democracy is a system of government.
There is no direct opposition between Communism and Democracy.
The opposite of Communism is not Democracy, it is Capitalism.

For the record and in the spirit of the motto of this site:

President Obama is a Democrat.

I am tired of seeing unchallenged false labels and inferences cast upon him with the intention to mislead.

Thanks. . . KK

[edit on 13-8-2009 by kinda kurious]

posted on Aug, 13 2009 @ 08:29 AM

Originally posted by FlyersFan
Someone really needs to pull the plug on MSNBC.

Why not just put them on "Ignore" or simply not tune in? How could you justify denying the many others of us who enjoy watching?

Oh .... and I HATE that the Weather Channel is now in cahoots with NBC.

Read response #1 and to add who cares? We all know there are few, if any, independent MSM networks as they are all part of conglomerates. Especially in these difficult economic times, strategic alliances are key to survival.


I have already provided a link to show a valid basis for the view expressed by host, as well as my opinion that MSNBC and FOX just equally balance the spectrum of bias, thereby canceling each other out.

Simple solution peeps. If you don't watch them, they shouldn't annoy you.

Oh and speaking of the "fair and balanced" network, I invite you to a recent thread of mine:

We just might be saying "Buh-Bye" to Beck soon.

[edit on 13-8-2009 by kinda kurious]

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