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Originally posted by EMPIRE
reply to post by kyle43
You speak as an idiot:
why is he apologizing? this is what America is becoming. Really when describing black peoples dialects (which I'd say 75 % have) what other words are you going to use? African American??
Do you even know what dialect is? If so describe it, and then tell me how you arrived at the 75% figure. Do you have any evidence to support the claim?
I guess that would work if Obama was from Africa.
Where was his father from?
This kind of reminds me of when Colin Powell said there was still racism in America.
There is, a whole lot of it, and with Obama being in office a lot of the gloves are coming off and people are exposing themselves.
Hate to break it to you Colin but the main source of racism comes from black people.
ROFL! History doesn't prove that, friend.
I can remember getting called a "CRACKA" in high school and the teacher did nothing about it, had I dropped the "'n-word'" bomb I would have been expelled and most likely jumped.
So how does this prove blacks are the main source of racism? In your case, based on what you stated, it would mean blacks were the main source of bigotry, discrimination and prejudice in your life. However, this is your life and your life does not reflect the truth. Moreover, stop using the terms racist and racism out of context.
ARRRRRRRR RABLE RABLE RABLE and both races separate themselves anyway because skin color is a culture.
Why don't you elaborate on this a bit. What do you mean by "both races separate themselves anyway because skin color is a culture"?
case in point, I try and use the actual "N" bomb and ATS censors it. Grow a pair ATS
HUH? Grow up man.
BET (CMT) NAACP (KKK) Rap music droppin the Nigga bomb (the only white man to succeed in saying nigga in a song was Bob Dylan)
[edit on 10-1-2010 by EMPIRE]
look internet tough guy,
I have my opinion and you have yours.
I'm not an idiot, I have beliefs.
Hmm dialect is a variation of a language right? Or do I need to post a wiki link for that?
A lot Southerners have dialect "the southern draw" , a lot of Northerns have the whole spin on how they say things.
Guess what too, we don't know where Obama is from!
So to say he is an African American would be inaccurate.
It was said early in the discussion that many blacks keep the walls of racism up them selves. The town I live in a lot (75%) of blacks I have met are rude and they do have a certain way the speak TO EACH OTHER.
If you as a white person tried to have a conversation in the same dialect and tone as a black person you would be ridiculed , don't believe me? Try it for yourself.
I don't believe in racism at all, one of my best friends is black,
but it is my belief from PERSONAL EXPERIENCES (not ATS ramblings , youtube videos, or wiki links) that black people do continue to voluntarily stick to themselves.
I think they see that a whole bunch of kids that aren't black try and emulate the whole "thug,gangster,drug dealer" theme and feel that because they are of the same skin color as the said "thug,gangster,drug dealer" that they have some type of power of people.
Many white people in America are afraid of blacks because of how they are portrayed in the media, and we all know how media influences the masses.
Originally posted by Carseller4
I wouldn't expect anything less from the party that includes a former KKK member, Robert (Sheets) Byrd.
[edit on 9-1-2010 by Carseller4]
“When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We’re proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn’t have had all these problems over the years, either.”
Former President Bill Clinton's efforts to persuade Sen. Edward M. Kennedy to endorse his wife's presidential bid fell flat when Clinton told the Democratic lawmaker that just a few years ago, Obama would have been serving the pair coffee.
Originally posted by Alxandro
Anybody that is bold enough to make a racist comment like that should step down. In fact, people should be asking for his head on a silver platter.
Oh darn, I forgot, Reid is a Democrat.
[edit on 10-1-2010 by Alxandro]
Originally posted by Carseller4
Was just watching FOX News (as usual), and they had a member of the Black Caucus on.
The question asked was "What is the difference between what Harry Reid said and what Trent Lott said"
The first thing out of her mouth was.............."Consider the source."
That just goes to show you that it doesn't matter what you say, it matters if you are a Democrat or Republican when you say it.
[edit on 11-1-2010 by Carseller4]
Originally posted by whatukno
reply to post by Carseller4
Trent Lott was a complete bigot. One who voted against the civil rights act and was a flagrant homophobe. That yahoo even for some god knows reason voted for Strom Thurmand. This country would look a whole lot different had Trent Lott had his way.
Saying something stupid, and doing something stupid are two completely different things.
[edit on 1/10/2010 by whatukno]
Everyone knows that blacks think the word "negro" is a derogatory term - 1 strike against Reid. But the whole statement he made boils down to "the average black person is not electable unless they have light skin and talk like an educated white person". Second and third strikes against Reid.
Would a Republican be allowed to say that and survive? We all know the answer to that.
So, step up and do your part to break the double standard because it's the right thing to do.
Or are there not any of you that are capable of criticizing one of your own?