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Old 09-30-09, 08:59 AM
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Re: If you disagree with Obama - you are racist.

Originally Posted by kvrdave View Post
I doubt we would agree on a definition, given that you would likely would not see a state that continues to impose its edicts for the good of the collective to be a tryanical one. Even when those edicts affect no other person but the individual who is facing a fine or jail.
Again, rather vague. I'm not surprised.
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Old 09-30-09, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Hank Ringworm View Post
I might say the same of those who claim the right to violate the rights of the individual for a vague "good of the community of man."

Assuming they deny their own tyrannies, of course.
what individual rights are being violated?
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Old 09-30-09, 10:29 AM
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Re: If you disagree with Obama - you are racist.

Originally Posted by creekdipper View Post
Besides that, it's a stupid technique if it allows the opposition to avoid answering the criticism and focus on the alleged racism. You can get your message across in other ways rather than providing your opponents with a distraction that puts your side on the defensive.
The best point so far.

At least since my last post.
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Old 09-30-09, 11:24 AM
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Re: If you disagree with Obama - you are racist.

Originally Posted by creekdipper View Post
Besides that, it's a stupid technique if it allows the opposition to avoid answering the criticism and focus on the alleged racism. You can get your message across in other ways rather than providing your opponents with a distraction that puts your side on the defensive.
I agree. But when everything is racist, it can hardly be avoided.

edit: dressing up with an Indiand headdress, war paint, etc. is apparently still not considered racist in this country....provided you are at a sporting event.
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