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Old 08-22-17, 03:19 PM   #4751
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Cleveland Browns players kneel, huddle during national anthem

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/08/22/sp...hem/index.html
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Old 08-22-17, 03:39 PM   #4752
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Am I'm privileged that I don't have cancer?
Do you think we shouldn't bother trying to cure cancer since you don't have it?

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And skinny people are privileged that they aren't fat?
Do they think obesity isn't a problem since they don't actually deal with it?

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Am I privileged because I sacrifice my life outside work for making money?

Or is it all about "thought crimes"? I don't actually feel those ways about cancer, health, and wealth. Is it enough that my thoughts are with those who suffer? I hope so. Because that's all I got (my thoughts).

Damn. This shit is hard.
I don't know what any of the rest of this means.
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Old 08-22-17, 04:02 PM   #4753
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I never thought about that.

Am I'm privileged that I don't have cancer? And skinny people are privileged that they aren't fat? Am I privileged because I sacrifice my life outside work for making money?

Or is it all about "thought crimes"? I don't actually feel those ways about cancer, health, and wealth. Is it enough that my thoughts are with those who suffer? I hope so. Because that's all I got (my thoughts).

Damn. This shit is hard.
Are you being serious?
It's called empathy.
You're better than this.
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Old 08-22-17, 04:02 PM   #4754
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Cleveland Browns players kneel, huddle during national anthem

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/08/22/sp...hem/index.html
Which was the most offense that the Cleveland Browns have generated in years.
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Old 08-22-17, 04:09 PM   #4755
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Which was the most offense that the Cleveland Browns have generated in years.
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Old 08-22-17, 04:18 PM   #4756
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Which was the most offense that the Cleveland Browns have generated in years.
I kinda laughed when they said they felt it was the time to do it because it was a nationally televised preseason game. That might be the most views they ever have. Plus the first white player participated (though he has an African American wife and used his kid as one of the reasons he did it).
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Old 08-22-17, 05:56 PM   #4757
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Not marching with them.
Using your words to tell them to get F out of here.
Not chanting along with them.
Not defending them, let them defend themselves.
Not going to rallies organized by them unless it is to oppose them.
Okay. I'm doing all that.
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Old 08-22-17, 05:56 PM   #4758
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The head of the republican party saying this might help:
I can't make that happen.
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Old 08-22-17, 06:13 PM   #4759
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Are you being serious?
It's called empathy.
You're better than this.
And I said, "I don't actually feel those ways about cancer, health, and wealth. Is it enough that my thoughts are with those who suffer? I hope so. Because that's all I got (my thoughts)."

Just looking around Twitter and the recent protests, I see a couple things that are being touted...

1. If you're not protesting, you're against us. Not only is it not enough to not take some kind of action. But you're actively helping white supremacists by not being vocal.

2. If you're a moderate, you're not being extreme enough. Because, you know, economic experiments have definitive answers. Right? And I *think* I tracked this down to something Elizabeth Warren said (though I'm not sure if she's the origin of it). https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/12/u...s.html?mcubz=0

Both of these viewpoints are an embarrassment. They're as alienating an extreme to average people with liberal-leaning viewpoints, as Trump is to sensible Republicans. I hope this isn't the introduction of a trend to market extremist views to Democrats the way Trump marketed to Republicans. I really don't want the liberal version of Donald Trump on the 2020 ballot.
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Old 08-22-17, 07:17 PM   #4760
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Old 08-22-17, 07:55 PM   #4761
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Idiots:

Antifa Idiots Mistake Fellow Protester for Nazi. Beat the Bejeezus Out of Him…

https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/an...low-protestor/

Antifa thug attacks Black Lives Matter member in Dallas

https://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/0...ber-in-dallas/

Man Stabbed Over Assumed ‘Neo-Nazi’ Haircut. He’s in the Navy…

https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/ma...-nazi-haircut/

MSESPN Pulls Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee Off UVa Game To Avoid Offending Idiots

https://www.outkickthecoverage.com/m...ending-idiots/
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Old 08-22-17, 09:41 PM   #4762
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

Good job getting your news from former Fox News contributor Steven Crowder's website Louder With Crowder and nutjob Glenn Beck's The Blaze.

Lots of fake Antifa news being spread by the haters. There's even more stuff on Snopes, but carry on portraying both sides as equals.

Antifa Member Photographed Beating Police Officer?
A photograph purportedly showing an Antifa member hitting a police officer has been digitally manipulated.

http://www.snopes.com/antifa-member-...olice-officer/
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Old 08-23-17, 02:31 AM   #4763
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Which was the most offense that the Cleveland Browns have generated in years.
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My thought was that they must have been Teebowing, thinking that nothing could hurt at this point. But foobar's comment was priceless.
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Old 08-23-17, 03:18 AM   #4764
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Okay. I'm doing all that.
You're golden!

(Well, unless you're white, in which case you're more of a pale yellow.)
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Old 08-23-17, 08:52 AM   #4765
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Good job getting your news from former Fox News contributor Steven Crowder's website Louder With Crowder and nutjob Glenn Beck's The Blaze.

Lots of fake Antifa news being spread by the haters. There's even more stuff on Snopes, but carry on portraying both sides as equals.

Antifa Member Photographed Beating Police Officer?
A photograph purportedly showing an Antifa member hitting a police officer has been digitally manipulated.

http://www.snopes.com/antifa-member-...olice-officer/


I never said both sides were equal.

Way to go on debunking an article that I didn't even post!
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Old 08-23-17, 09:08 AM   #4766
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

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Not marching with them.
Using your words to tell them to get F out of here.
Not chanting along with them.
Not defending them, let them defend themselves.
Not going to rallies organized by them unless it is to oppose them.
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Okay. I'm doing all that.
I read that you stated the you will tolerate kooks who espouse Nazi ideology. Didn't read anything from you telling them to get the F out of here.

But since you would be golden if you did, guess what that insinuates that I can do too?! YAY!
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Old 08-23-17, 10:14 AM   #4767
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I read that you stated the you will tolerate kooks who espouse Nazi ideology. Didn't read anything from you telling them to get the F out of here.

But since you would be golden if you did, guess what that insinuates that I can do too?! YAY!
I'm not going to travel across the country to tell one to fuck off, but if they come to my neck of the woods I sure will. I tell tourists to fuck off and get out of my town.
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Old 08-23-17, 10:23 AM   #4768
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Re: We are a nation of cowards for not discussing race issues....

We know you tell single women holding spots to get out, but when you couldn't say anything to a group of women waving colorful flags in the woods, yelling at each other and ruining everyone else's peaceful experience of nature, do you expect us to believe you would have the balls to tell a Nazi to get the fuck out?

You tell entertaining stories (sarcasm off). I just want to hear one about you telling Nazis to get the fuck out. You said you were doing all of that. Story time.
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Old 08-23-17, 10:29 AM   #4769
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Story time.
Wait, what?
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I want a story from him. I like his rantings. Seriously. He told Baron that he was doing all of that. I want the sto......


Oooohhh, you sneaky little devil, you.
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Old 08-23-17, 10:40 AM   #4771
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I want a story from him. I like his rantings. Seriously. He told Baron that he was doing all of that.
He already said he hasn't come across any nazis, so I don't think there is going to be a story. Sorry.

But telling a nazi or group of nazis to f off would be a stupid and irresponsible thing to do.
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Old 08-23-17, 10:54 AM   #4772
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Let 'em be
Let 'em be
Let 'em be
Yeah let 'em be
They're the voice of wisdom
Let 'em be

"I'm doing most of that" would have been the better response. Otter semantics, yo.
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Old 08-23-17, 10:58 AM   #4773
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Haven't seen any nazis. I heard some were going to be in Laguna but none showed up. It was just some "Yeah Trump" lamers from out of town. A guy with a swastika tatoo on his neck was there. But he was there to oppose the "Yeah Trump"-ers. It's a strange world.

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I'm telling you, I like your stories, you have a style. I dig them. Even though I think you are nuts at times.
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Old 08-23-17, 11:01 AM   #4775
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He already said he hasn't come across any nazis, so I don't think there is going to be a story. Sorry.

But telling a nazi or group of nazis to f off would be a stupid and irresponsible thing to do.
I don't think I'll get the chance to punch a nazi. It's more likely I'll see a jackalope. They're a speck of fly shit, tiny group. They just get a lot of attention.
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