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originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: IslandOfMisfitToys
Actually as a LEO I don't legislate anything.
originally posted by: projectbane
This irritates me.
We as individual humans with free will should be free to dislike whomever and whatever we like. We do I have to like Jews, Blacks, Chinese or french people.
Why can I not actively not like them? IF I am not causing violence then all is far in love and war.
Its people who label people that are the stupid ignorant ones. So now a person who stands up and say "I do not like black colored people" gets a nice little label of racist. Yet he is peaceful and respectful he still gets the label.
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: TrueBrit
I have to disagree with you here. The United States has retarded over the past 7 years to the point where serious accusations of racism are made against anyone who dares criticize the sitting president.
Never mind that many of those criticisms are identical to the criticisms we've seen past, non black presidents subjected to, never mind that they are exclusively based on disagreements regarding policy, spending, and the direction of America, and never mind the fact that the black president was ELECTED (which was something many Americans believed would be impossible in their lifetime)... The average American doesn't have the perspective needed to differentiate actual racism from simple personal differences.
I frankly don't want people who use the same word to describe a critic of Obama as they use to describe a lunatic who shot up a church to have any authority to do anything.